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 LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  Parliament Buildings  VICTORIA, B.C.  V8V1X4 '  182.1  -    Victoria  The Sunshine  Delivered to every address on the Coast  April 28, 1981  Volume 35, Number 17  Dogs go on rampage  ��� M.M. Joe photo.  Stark evidence of the depredations of dots b available at the home of Mrs. Spence on Pratt Road in these slaughtered sheep. (See  accompanying story)  Lee and Stelck concerned  New by-law needed  for Joint Facility  Despite some misgivings expressed by Sechelt Representatives  Brian Stelck and Regional Director Charles Lee at last week's  regional board meeting, all looks well for the Joint Facility being  planned by the school and regional boards for Roberts Creek.  The misgivings of Stelck and Lee centre on the fact that a new  by-law will have to be passed to increase the borrowing power of  the regional board for the facility. The increase in borrowing  power is required because the cost of the facility has gone up in  these times of fast-rising prices from the original $360,000 to  $500,000.  On the positive side, Director Harry Almond of RobertrL'reek  pointed out that because, of increased funding available from the  school board the money that must be raised by Roberts Cre��>  residents by specified area funding is going down.  During Thursday night's meeting Director Joe Harrison  queried the good faith of Stelck and Lee in taking the matter of the  by-law change up with the Municipal Affairs Department in  Victoria.  Obviously angered, Director Lee told Harrison that he took  exception to the remark.  "I wish you had been as assiduous in your own area," said Lee  "instead of dumping your problems in my lap."  Chairman David Hunter poured some oil on the troubled water  by thanking Director Lee for a 'difficult Job well done' but when  Harrison moved three readings of the new by-law the director for  Area C recorded a negative vote.  Bears no reason  Mr. and Mrs. Hutchings of Sandy Hook came to the  School Board meeting to request an extension of the bus  route for eight children in their area���some of whom live  more than a mile from the bus stop.  Trustees made if clear lhat they do not consider the  presence of bears in the area justification for extending a bus  run at considerable expense to taxpayers and making it  necessary for other students to leave home early. Parents  who choose to live in outlying areas must take bears as a fact  of life and be prepared to look after their children  accordingly.  But in this case Trustees agreed���with one negative vote,  to an extension of the route due to the number of children  involved, one being of kindergarten age, and the obvious  rale of growth and new houses in the area.  Money - at last  The prolonged struggle of Pender Aquatic Society to  achieve financial support for the operation of their  swimming pool came to an end at the regional board  meeting last week.  Regional directors voted to allow the Aquatic Society  SH.000 from the Joint Facility Fund with which to effect the  purchase of cost-saving equipment for the pool.  Aquatic Society President Shirley Vader told the Coast  News: "We are very, very happy and are at work right now  getting things going."  No foreshore lease  The application for a foreshore lease in Roberts Creek  made by T. D. Bulger has been denied, according to a letter  from Larry Sorken, District Land Manager for Vancouver  District to the SCRD under date of April 13.  The application apparently sought a buoy for moorage  and a foreshore lease to ensure privacy and neither Sorken  nor the SCRD saw any difficulty with the application for a  buoy but found that alienation of the public foreshore for  privacy' was not acceptable.  Mayor Lorraine Goddard of Gibsons and SCRD Chairman  David Hunter sign the agreement on the route for the Gibsons bypass at last week's regional board meeting  Economy move  Police move  to Sechelt  Mayor Lorraine Goddard reported at the Gibsons Council  meeting, April 21, that she had met with Superintendent Maidens  of Division '[)' and Sergeant Bohn and McDermitt and that  Gibsons RCMP administration will function from Sechelt on a  six-month trial basis commencing May I.  Mayor Goddard said that it was indicated at that meeting that  the program would be carefully monitored and if a decline in the  level of service to Gibsons became evident the local  administration would revert back to the Gibsons office.  At the Sunshine Coast Detachment in Sechelt, as it will be  called. Staff Sergeant Don McDermitt told the Coast News the  move was primarily for efficiency.  "Moving the administration from Gibsons to Sechelt means  there will be only one administration function on the Coast. Not  only will this cut costs, the move will also free manpower that is  currently being utilized in administration for patrol work," he  said.  Staff Sergeant McDermitt also informed the Coast News that  the Gibsons office would remain operational, meaning that  interviews would be conducted from the office and intoxicated  persons would be lodged there. Breathalizer testing and  fingerprinting would also continue.  Emergency calls from Gibsons will be answered in Sechelt and  the necessary action taken from there.  "The public is reminded," said McDermitt, "that this method is  on a trial basis for six months and in event of failure it will revert  back to the original method. We do not expect this to be the case  as it is a well-thought out move. Service will be as good if not  better than what residents are accustomed to especially in the  outlying regions."  The Pender Harbour area will be one of the areas to expect  better service from the RCMP.  by Fran Bourassa  Australia is plagued with rabbits, England with rats, Italy with  cats and India with cows.  Closer to home the Sunshine Coast is being overrun by dogs.  Dogs are loose everywhere. They are reported to be killing  livestock and wildlife. They are attacking people, are a haiard to  motorists and a nuisance to many.  Four sheep, 23 chickens, and one rabbit are dead this week as a  result ofthe dog problem that is reaching climactic proportions on  the Sunshine Coast.  One dog in particular, the animal suspected of killing all ofthe  above livestock, has Gibsons RCMP worried that small children  might next fall victim. The dog is described as a brown German  Shepherd with black markings on its back. RCMPare asking that  anyone seeing this animal report immediately to them.  Mrs. Spence, who lives just outside the Gibsons village  boundaries told the Coast News that her two sheep were killed on  Wednesday and the next night the same dog came back and killed  a rabbit.  "We had those sheep for 9 years. They were more pets than  anything,"- she said. "I've heard of other people around this area  With similar problems," she told the Coast News. "A neighbour  Mas lost a pig and others have had attacks on their livestock."  Bob Graham, who lives on Highway 101 within the Village of  Gibsons, lost two sheep and 23 chickens this week. This is the third  attack on his livestock by dogs.  ��� In an investigation by the Coast News into the dog problem a  conservation officer, the RCMP, aldermen and regional board  directors as well as the SPCA were interviewed and all admitted  that the lack of dog control on the Coast was causing serious  problems.  Conservation Officer Jamie Stephen said the problem was  acute, especially in the rural areas.  1 "In the past two months I've received 20 complaints of dogs  chasing livestock and wildlife. And that is only the reported  incidents."  Stephen said that he receives reports of dogs running deer and  recently killing Canada geese at Mission Point, as well as  molesting livestock. The RCMP are in charge of the livestock  reports. The government reimburses the owner for the cost of the  destroyed animals.  ij One RCMP officer explained to the Coast News that legislation  drily permits action to be taken if the attacking animal is caught in  the act. j  "Otherwise our hands are tied, all we can do is warn the owner  of the dog if we can find out who he is."  Mmee Madill, the SPCA director on the Coast, receives at  ielsfteW calls a day; relating to dog cantrot-ptoblem*., i. ��� - ....  Myckee and 8 volunteers put IS animals a week through their  clinic to be spayed and offer discount prices. The SPCA believes  that spaying is the major way of keeping the dog and cat problems  under control.  "We've got more than we can handle all the time as well as poor  facilities to work in and no funding other than what we can raise  ourselves. Right now we have 40 animals in the kennels and more  calls than we know what we can do with. Too few people and too  little funding is our biggest problem."  "We have recently asked the regional board to help us with  funding and are hopeful that we will eventually be able to give  adequate service," she said.  Director of Area D, Harry Almond, told the Coast News that  he is in favour ofthe SPCA maintaining limited dog control for  the region.  "There is no doubt that we are having serious problems," he  said.  Director of Area C, Charles Lee, feels that dog control is the  responsibility of the dog owners. "If a dog is found loose it should  be picked up and the owner fined. No matter how you look at it  the responsibility falls upon the owner. We need regulations and  we need to put some teeth into them."  Brian Stelck, Finance Chairman for both the regional board  and the Sechelt council seems to be the man with the answers. He  told the Coast News that steps are being taken to achieve effective  dog control on the Coast.  As a result of the April 9 regional board meeting that included a  delegation Irom the SPCA, a letter has been sent to the Provincial  SPCA Association asking for their guidelines, regulations and bylaws. The possibility of having such a function on the Coast b in  the works.  Stelck said that if all goes well and the idea is accepted by the  board, the SPCA will become a regional operation. A  management agreement similar to that signed by the Pender  Aquatic Society would be drawn up. The local SPCA authority  would issue licences, collect the funds, and run the facility as an  organization hired by the regional board.  "No matter what," said Stelck, "we want to support the SPCA.  This matter of dog control should have been looked into long ago.  We are now in need of such control."  A question of direction  Sechelt sewer  dispute  Resolution of a dispute between the village of Sechelt and the  Regional Board will be sought at a special meeting to be held in  the Sechelt Municipal Office on Thursday, April 30.  At issue is the future development of the village and the  disposition of sewage attendant upon that development.  According to Alderman Brian Stelck of Sechelt, the Sechelt  Village Planner John Northey believes that the progress of the  village should be determined by the village rather than the  engineers of the sewage system, Dayton and Knight.  Stelck told the Coast News that the long-standing problem in  the village at the foot of Binnacle Street could be resolved if a  pump was installed in conjunction with other developments  planned in the vicinity.  Dayton and Knight, the engineers who designed the Sechelt  sewage system, are reported to believe that the installation of a  pump system would be a waste of time and a nuisance that  eventually would have to be eliminated. Dayton and Knight  apparently feel that decisions made now should be decisions  which are right in the long term.  The meeting to be held in the Sechelt Village boardroom on  Thursday will be the first of regularly scheduled Regional Board  meetings to be held there. Regional Board meetings will be held in  the village office because the growth of regional staff necessitates  turning the present board room into offices.  Representatives of the village of Sechelt will be invited to  , Thursday's special regional board meeting to discuss the question  of Sechelt sewage with the regional board and representatives of  Dayton and Knight.  ON THE INSIDE...  Book Look Page 4  Fame for Joy Zemel Long Page 5  Home remedies for all Page 7  Fleming: The funding of  Special Education Page 10  The search for sustenance Page 13  The mating of slugs! Page 24  Dee Cee on the run! Page 15  Community TV Open House��� Page 17  Sports Page 18  Business Directory Page 20  Classified ads Pages 22,23 & 24  Crossword Puzzle Page 25  - John Burnside photo  Cliff Gilker Park has whal il lakes as far as these youngsters are concerned.  [For 35 years the most widely read Sunshine Coast new$paper!| /  Coast News, April 28, 1981  The        m^*mm  m  Sunshine.  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every  Tuesday, by Glasilord Pratt Ltd.  Pender Harbour enquiries, and all othert, If  no answer Irom M6 number! call 885-2770  Box 460. Glbtont, VON 1V0  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817  gcW  Editorial Department:  John Burnside  Fran Bourassa  Copyiettlng:  Wendy-Lynne Johns  Lise Sheridan  Connie Hawke  Accounts Department:  MM Joe  ���      Advertising Department:  Bradley Benson  Fran Berger  Jane McOuat  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada S24.00 per year, $15.00 for six months  United States $25.00 per year, Foreign $28.00 per year  Distributed Iree to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702  Production Department:  Pat Tripp  Nancy Conway  Sham R Sohn  Lyn Fabio  Circulation  Michael No2inski  Dogs cause difficulties  in a featured story on the front page  this week and in a letter to the editor we  learn of the havoc created by dogs both to  garden^ and to livestock. It is evident that  considerable financial loss and heartache  is being caused to residents of the Sunshine Coast by untrained and unrestrained dogs. In some cases what is  being  caused  is  actual  bodily  harm.  Some clear statements must be made.  A dog is a creature with killing jaws and  anyone owning a dog of any size whatsoever must realize that the animal he  has chosen to harbour is capable of  causing immense damage. A dog must be  exercised regularly and extensively or it  will start travelling alone or, worse yet,  running in packs. Too many people move  to a place like the Sunshine Coast from  the city and without knowing a thing  about dogs or bothering to learn anything  they decide that now they can have a dog.  It is also true that some of the most  popular breeds for the beginning dog-  owner, such as Dobermann Pinschers and  German Shepherds are dogs which need  strong control and vigilant supervision  because they are breeds that for generations  have been bred to violence.  Owning a dog can be a great pleasure  but it must also be seen as a privilege  which carries with it grave responsibilities. No dog owner has the right to  harbour an animal which destroys his  neighbour's property or threatens his  safety.  Any dog which inflicts injury on anyone  other than a burglar in his own home  should be destroyed without quibbling  and without hesitation. Any dog which  kills livestock should be destroyed  immediately because once the taste of  fresh blood has been acquired and the  thrill of the kill it is sure that the animal  will kill again.  What can be done? In the first place it  is time that the local governing bodies  stopped shilly-shallying and provided the  SPCA with immediate financial support  so that their long term work in controlling  the canine population by subsidized  spaying can be carried vigorously on.  The real difficulties lie, of course, with  irresponsible owners and it is not immediately clear what can be done with  them. Perhaps obedience clinics should  be mandatory with a temporary licence  issued only for a year at which time the  dog and its owner would either pass a  training test or the dog would be destroyed. In the case of livestock killers the  first offence should be the last. If present  laws don't permit the putting down of  offending canines those laws should be  changed.  Reassurance  At last those of us who felt that the      supremacy of God.  arrogance of our present Prime Minister  was boundless have been reassured. A  story in last Wednesday's Vancouver  Province informed that the new constitutional package will acknowledge the  With this unexpected evidence of  humility on the part of Mr. Trudeau  we can go forward with new optimism  into the Canadian future.  .from the diet of the COAST NEWS  f\ l$?ftepfe��Iia |  FIVE YEARS AQO  D.R. Hehn, Regional Land Manager, has ordered the Village of  Sechelt to cease dumping rocks  below the high water mark on  Sechelt beach.  Larry Sorken, District Land Manager has contradicted local claims  that the marina now being built In  Porpoise Bay by Len Van Egmond  would cause environmental damage  in the area.  The Sunshine Coast has now  received 3000 of the 2.6 million trees  originally purchased by the Barrett  government for use In connection  with Habitat.  TEN YEARS AQO  Don Douglas of Gibsons area was  elected president of St. Mary's  Hospital Society.  Faced with wells drying up soon, a  delegation from Gibsons Heights-  Reed Road is appealing for action  from Gibsons council.  A subdivision plan involving 23  plots in West Porpoise Bay by developer, Alderman Ted Osborne,  was approved by Sechelt council.  FIFTEEN YEARS AQO  There were 182 donor.) of blood at  the Red Cross clinic In Gibsons  Health Clinic this week. A picture  taken featured the trundlers of the  Kinsmen taxi-bed which wended its  way through the Village to remind  people of the event. Featured in the  photo were Jim Cramer, Ken Goddard, Kinsmen president Norm Peterson, Doug Elson, Freeman Smith,  Don Elson, Mo Girard and Bill  Peterson. Missing, but who worked  on the clinic arrangements, were Joe  Duncan and Jerry Dixon.  TWENTY YEARS AQO  Gibsons parking problem again  came under review at the Village  council meeting. Councillor Sam  Radager admitted the problem was  no! Ms which would be easily solved.  The film about the homestead and  daily life of Ralph Edwards, the  Crusoe of Lonesome Lake, as he has  been called, drew close to 500 viewers  at Elphinstone gym last week.  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AQO  The Union Store at Sechelt Is  closing. An active'business In the  name of Union Steamships and  latterly the Union Red & White store,  it has been Sechelt's shopping centre  for many years. Union bought it in  1920 from former owners, the Wh I takers. The original store is reported  to have been built In 1690 or thereabouts.  Prompt action by men from Gibsons saved Keats Island from serious  fire on Sunday shortly after noon  when a spark from a brush fire set a  six-room building afire, not far from  the wharf.  THIRTY YEARS AQO  Death failed to claim the life of  A.E. Rltchey, when his truck and  tractor loaded trailer crashed through  the 21-year old bridge on the Sechelt  highway and came to rest in water  30 feet below.  James Sinclair M.P. and practically  every organization on the Coast has  fought for the permission, that has  been granted to Gibsons, to have the  Black Ball Ferry dock at the government Wharf.  THIRTY FIVE YEARS AQO  The Easter church parade turned  into a fire-fighting squad as friends  and neighbours tried to save the  home of John Holden, an 81-year old  pioneer of Roberts Creek. Despite the  valiant efforts of all, the house was  completely gutted.  Buster Anderson, a taxi driver foi*  Lome Fee's taxi, interrupted a drama  of the forest on a call to Lund last  Saturday. He came upon a cougar  attacking a deer on the road and  broke up the encounter when he  was unable to stop his car. Both  animals fled to the woods and the  car was slightly damaged.  Mrs. Robert Donley stands with daughter Ida on the beach of Edgecombe Island in the  year 1909. The Donleya bought the Island and pat the space to use as ��� chicken ranch.  Robert Donley would Intercept Union Steamship vessels off Francis Point In good weather to  trans-ship eggs bom 1000 Leghorn hens In wooden cases, 30 dozen per caae, for delivery to  the David Spencer Store In Vancouver. On stormy days he paddled through the pass and  down Pender Harbour to Irvines Landing, a steamer atop. The building across the water on  Bargain Beach Is a fish cannery, seen here with a boat alongside; probably the SS TARTAR,  which Herbert Whltaker of Sechelt had acquired from George Hopkins. The boiler house,  because of Its fire hazard, has been built apart from the cannery. The Donleya moved from  Edgecombe Island Into Pender Harbour In 1913. Photo courtesy Ida Hlgga Collection and  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum. L.R. Peterson  Musings  John Burnside  iw  The item was on Page,  Nine of the nine-page mimeographed newsheet that is  called Klondike Korner. It  comes to me from Dawson  City every month and every  month I scour its contents  for news of people I knew and  people I taught during my  stint in Dawson City in the  mid-sixties.  The item read: "Brady ���  Word has been received of the  death of Peter Brady in  Whitehorse on Wednesday.  Colourful Hunker Creek Miner  Pete and his brother Pat were  well-known Dawsonites since  the late '20's. Pete mined as  late as the 1970's before retiring to MacCauley Lodge in  Whitehorse."  I spent three years in that  awesome country in the northwest corner of Canada and fell  in love with its clear grandeur.  I made friends there who  remain among the most  valued of my relationships.  But I think my most treasured  recollections are of the hours  spent with the eccentric and  individualistic, the fiercely  independent, veteran miners  of the Klondike.  I would visit them in their  cabins far from town or in that  wing of St. Mary's Hospital at  the junction of the Yukon and  Klondike Rivers which was  designated in the mid-sixties  as the place to which very old  men retired when they could  no longer live their fiercely  independent lives in solitude.  During my time in the  Klondike the last of the men  who had made their way into  that forbidding land when the  gold rush was at its height  before the turn of the century  were coming to the end of  their long and eventful lives.  They are all gone now:  Old Tom Walsh, a veteran of  the Spanish-American War  and the Alaskan and Klondike  Gold Rushes and the First  World War. At the age of  almost ninety Tom's feet were  bad and rather than leave his  cabin he chose his time to die,  independent to the end. Black  Mike Winic, who claimed to  have walked to the Klondike  from Yugoslavia across Siberia and who died last year at  an estimated one hundred and  seven years of age. Quiet Tom  Hcbcrt had been a Mountie in  the north and a dog-musher  and God knows what else  besides. Giant old John  Corbeau at the age of ninety-  five lying on his last bed had  me convinced after a visit that  he really did know where the  long-sought Mother Lode was  to be found and that this  summer, by God, he and I  would find it. There was  courtly old Teddy Watch, the  Austrian lady-charmer. Somewhere 1 have a picture of  Teddy at ninety with a glass  of gin in each hand and a  pretty girl hanging on each  arm. Bert Barber, the old  vaudevillian who offered to  sell me an escape trick that  even Houdini hadn't known  about.  These and many more were  part of the fading tapestry of  Dawson City while I was  teaching school there.  Pete Brady had come to the  Klondike a little later and he  was probably the last of the  old men that I knew there and  Ihe item from the Klondike  Korner somehow closes finally  a treasured chapter of my life.  Pete was from County Cork  in southern Ireland and if ever  a man deserved to be described as being as Irish as the  pigs of Dublin it was surely  Peter Brady. I never met his  brother Pat who was some ten  years older than Pete and  gone before I arrived in the  Klondike country. They were,  by all accounts - and knowing  Pete I could well believe it,  as hard-drinking, hard-working, often-repentant a pair of  Irish rascals as ever drew  breath.  One of the first epic tales of  the Brady brothers I encountered upon my arrival in  the Klondike involved an  evening in the old Occidental  Hotel when the brothers, Pat  well into his seventies and  Pete approaching three score  and ten, decided to settle their  differences with  their  fists.  The skirmish was brief  with Pete, the younger,  prevailing. The story goes that  the exchange came to an end  with Pete sitting astride his  brother's chest with a firm  grip of each of his ears by  which means he was pounding  his brother's head on the  floor.  "Now will you be good,  Pat? Now will you be good?"  demanded Peter, emphasizing each repeated question  with another application of  Pat's head to the barroom  floor.  The most epic of the tales  involving the Brady brothers  was told to me as true and I  pass it on with the observation  that while it seems almost too  good to be true, it is said to be  true and, again from my  knowledge of Pete, it could  well be true.  Pete and Pat were working  on their mining claim on  Hunker Creek, Pete down the  shaft shovelling ore into the  bucket and Pat winching it to  the surface. Throughout the  long working hours of the  Klondike summer time the  two were bickering and  quarrelling. Finally their disagreement reached the point  where Pete could endure no  more and decided to take the  physical route to solution. He  came raging up the ladder  from Ihe bottom of the shaft to  have it out once and for all  with his brother for the  millionth time.  Pat was both cautious and  prepared, however, and as  Pete's head emerged from the  mine shaft he let him have it  with a nearby shovel.  When he surveyed his  brother's prostrate form  crumpled over the lop of the  ladder in the mineshaft  Pat was struck with great  remorse. He raced the half-  mile down the creek to the  neighbouring miner.  "Glory be to God, I've  killed me only brother. Come  quick, he's lying stone dead.  I've killed me only brother."  Amid much lamentation and  in great haste the neighbour  and Pat returned to the scene  of the crime where the unfortunate Pete Brady was just  beginning to groan, stir, and  recover.  "Be Jasus," said Pat,  "You're not dead I" And,  picking up the shovel, he hit  him again.  This much is the colourful  hearsay of the Klondike.  Next week we'll get to the  Pete Brady that I knew,  including the story of Pete  Brady and Count John McCor-  mack.  Slings & Arrows >%  George Matthews  ?|  The key to the effective  operation of any organization  is leadership. Whether we like  it or not, no matter how  dedicated we are to the  principles of participatory  democracy and despite the  fact that the past decade has  tended fo give leadership a  bad name, without it, the  organization will collapse into  wandering, aimless and destructive chaos.  The primacy of the command function holds true  whether we are talking about a  family, a football team or  General Motors. And it is  certainly no less true, and  perhaps moreso, in the newspaper business. Perhaps the  best demonstration ofa failure  in leadership in the newspaper  business is the recent case of  reporter Janet Cooke and the  Washington Post. The editorial department of the Post,  in a clear command position as  far as the content of the newspaper is concerned failed  miserably to exert its command authority in this case.  As a result, a plausible, but  manufactured story of an eight  year old heroin addict made  headlines as fact and won its  author brief acclaim as a  Pulitzer Prize winner. When  the story proved to be more  fiction than fact, its author  was fired, a very prestigious  newspaper was embarrassed,  and the editorial department  stumbled and fumbled over  itself to concoct elaborate  excuses ofthe need to "trust"  reporters.  Few will deny the need to  give reporters, as semi-  autonomous subordinates, a  high degree of trust and  decision making power. And  only the naive would ilaim  that the editorial department  of the Post entered into a  conspiracy to fabricate a  sensational story. Rather what  happened in the case of the  Washington Post, as with  many other bureaucratic  structures, the leadership  made the fatal error of equating the delegation of authority, in this case to an  enterprising reporter, with the  loss of its own authority. In  other words, the Post's  leaders simply denied the  existence or potency of its own  influence to the point where a  reporter took command of her  own destiny while ignoring the  power of her editors.  Under the circumstances of  high visibility for sensationalizing stories, a leadership that  deserted its command, and  the possibility of winning a  prize that would establish a  career for a lifetime, Ms.  Cooke's actions were not  entirely unexpected.  The leadership factor contains two critical, though abstract and transitory components. The first is that it is  entirely illusory. As Kelly, the  organizational theorist wrote:  "The most important thing to  know about organizations is-;  that they do not exist - except-  in   peoples'   minds."    The .  implication for leadership in  this statement is clearly that,'  leadership   does   not   exist.'  except in the minds of the.'  followers.   If   that    sacred,  illusory connection  between ���  editor and reporter is denied,.'  as it was in the apparent case,  of the Washington Post, then  the results  are  predictable.'  The  leaders'  power  to   in  fluence     subordinates       is  shattered.  The  second  critical  component of leadership is power.,  ( or influence, whichever you.*  prefer).     Leadership     must  clearly demonstrate its ability  to get subordinates to carry  out its will despite resistance;  or timidity. In the Post's case '  this will was either not made  clear (do not write fiction on'  the front page) or the editorial'  leadership   was   unable   to '  impose its will on a subordin-'';  ate.  The inability of the editors '  of the Washington  Post td '  impose their will, demonstrates a flaw in thinking all too  common in the  modern or' '���  ganization. This flaw  stems  from a belief that power is/  a finite resource, that once  shared or delegated its poten-"���:  cy is lost. This belief results  from  the  false   notion   thatj  power is real  and  tangible  rather    than    illusory    and;  infinite. \  In effective organizations,...  everyone   possesses   powers.,  power to act, power to decide,-,  power to move productively,.-  Within his or her sphere, the  leader has power of decision,  within   their   spheres,    thei-  subordinates    have    power.:  Within the effective organization the power to achieve'  ends is massive. Within the.  ineffective organization, pow-r i  er is debased until it withers. -  away. ' -I'  Had the Post had an effective  leadership,  Ms.  Cooke'  would not and could not engage in an act which was  unproductive to the organization.   Because   the    Post  leadership  handed  over  its  power to influence reporters, :���  the enterprising reporter took:  the ball and ran with it.  Good leadership,  whether  in the family, on the playing  field, in the work place or in;  the government,  is a  very'  precious commodity. If your'  leader is truly effective, you,  as family member, player or ���  worker will have more power, -  more influence, more freedom.'  to choose and a great deal,  more satisfaction. Ineffective  leadership on the other hand  will    lead    to    squabbling,  powerlessness, dissatisfaction i'  and,   on   certain   very   rare-  occasions, an inaccurate story'  in the newspaper.  ���3WMS5  ****f  Rider  The cherry tree was a big red horse  that Td climb on windy days.  Taking ihe pummel branch in hand  I swung up onto the high back  that Leo and Bruce and Arthur only  looked at. Branches galloping  in the wind, I rode over Leo's place  the plum tree cow mooing  in his perfect lawn.  Wind blew petrol into the air from  diesel engines and riversheds of  Northwest Rait. Nostrils burned. I  whipped the beast. A herd of wild  horses broke from the mane, leaped  clapboard houses, chased through  the alleys down the slope, over the  stone walls of Dr. Bollards  cattlehouse and the iron gantries  of West Coast Steel. From horse to  horse I'd climb until I found myself  clinging to the leader nose,  breathing down, rearward over the  smoke-blazed industrial range.  Nirmal Sidhu  ���.:  I I  mmm Coast News. April 28. 1981  Letters to the Editor  Chrismas appreciates criticism X  Editor:  An apology to Mrs. Bishop.  My apologies go out to Mrs.  Bishop for being the cause  of her 'most disgusting  moment in life'!  I am only sorry that Mrs.  Bishop did not read the  original article as published in  the Vancouver Province on  January 12th. I hope she  would agree that 1 had at least  made an attempt to 'clean up  the act' by deleting words  she would certainty have  found offensive.  The intent of the article,  in both cases, was to arm the  ladies with a pocket full of  pebbles to cast at we exasperating men when being  teased about their various  cosmetic surgeries. It is  apparent that there was a rock  among the pebbles I  But even Jack Webster has  his days. He too, was apologetic after a sweet-sounding  lady sneaked a delayed action  little bomb past Jack and his  technicials during the seven  second lapse in sound which is  supposed to catch obscenities.  She asked, "Did you know  that a male contraceptive was  on the market in pill form?"  Dogs and garden damage  Editor:  Almost everyone has a  special hobby or hobbies  which they pursue with  various degrees of enthusiasm. My main hobby is that  of gardening and I spend  hours every day all year round  on some form of gardening.  I'm trying to change a much  neglected piece of property  into a colourful and appealing  garden.  It isn't easy and it takes  lots of time and hard work.  There were so many plants  needed to do a proper job that  I've been growing permanent  perennials from seeds. Nur  turing these seeds, then  seedlings, along for a year,  some a year and a half before  they flower, daily checking for  proper moisture, light and  slugs, bugs, April snows, high  winds etc. etc.  I have been successful in  tackling these things. There is  one major problem which  remains - the problem of dog  owners who allow their dogs  to run loose and damage  other's property.  During the past two weeks I  have had a number of Lupin  and Delphinium plants completely destroyed by dogs  trampling and digging in the  BCRIC draws opposition  Editor:  With the donation of the  balance of the Crown-owned  shares to the Terry Fox  Medical Research Foundation,  Ihe cost of the BCRIC scheme  can now be calculated.  The book "Privatization:  Theory and Practice" by  T. Ohashi and T.P. Roth  provides some helpful figures.  As at March 15. 1979; the  Province of B.C. owned IS  million shares with a book value of $11.16 each. 10,364,035  shares were distributed as  "free" shares and 4,635,965  have been donated to the  Terry Fox Foundation.  Cost of "free" shares:  10,364,035 at $11.16 =  $115,662,630.60.  -Cost of donated shares:  4,635,965 at $11.16 =  $51,737,369.40.  "Costs"   as    per    pages  53 and 54 of' 'Privatization''=  $38,000,000.00.  "Loss" on evaluation as per  page 74 (#21) of "Privatization" = $106,500,000.00.  Total Cost of Scheme:  $311,900,000.00  In addition, British Columbians purchased 81,243,230  shares at $6.00 for a total investment of $487,359,380.  This brings the total cost to  $799,359,380. This figure is in  1979 dollars. By allowing for  interest at 12%, we arrive at  a current cost totalling  $1,002,716,406. Had this  $1 billion created new jobs,  new industry and new technology; the cost might be  justified but all BCRIC has  done is make a handful of  businessmen even richer.  It is about time that BCRIC  shareholders received some  benefits.  Protect the children  Editor:  We have all on occasion  missed the ferry that we had so  wanted lo catch, and it certainly is not a joyful experience  as the lost hours loom perhaps  too important.  . Nonetheless, the roads to the  ferry terminal cannot reflect  our impatience or lack of good  planning and become a "grown  up' a-sperado drag-strip. At 9  and 9:30 am. and again in the  afternoon, the school buses are  out and the children���if nothing else in this cosmos- must  be held sacred, should be seen  as irrational, dreamy, flighty,  full of quick movement and  energy, and incapable of defending themselves against an  onslaught of hurrying, worrying, speeding ferry traffic.  If we as individuals in a small  but growing community cannot police ourselves and our  neighbours in this matter, we  should then call upon the  RCMP lo heavily patrol these  roads especially when the  school buses are out, and to  "throw Ihe book" at anyone  who recklessly endangers our  sacred heritage.  Michael J. No/inski  New lights  for Sechelt  Sechelt council approved  and accepted the recommendations of B.C. Hydro  regarding the installation of  street lights in the village,  130 watt units are recommended for rural and residential streets and 190 watt  units are suitable for 'inter-  "Nollll"repliedJack.  "Yes. It is to put in his  shoe. It makes him limp!"  Jack has used this since  without apology. I use it now  with apologies to Jack and  Mrs. Bishop.  In any case, I appreciate the  criticism from Mrs, Bishop,  for I recall being told when  I was learning to be an equipment salesman, "The sale  doesn't commence until the  customer begins to object"!  My product is different now  but the psychology is the  same. Thank you again, Mrs.  Bishop, for your objection I  Carl Chrismas  flower beds. This is not minor  vandalism. These plants will  cost a lot of money to replace.  Dog owners, I like most of  your dogs, however, I am too  old and too cranky to spend  the time training your dogs as  I have always trained my own,  to stay out of flower and  vegetable gardens. I have not  spent all this time and effort,  tidying up, removing junk,  pulling out blackberry roots  to turn this place into the  local dog run and dog potty,  so please keep your dogs on  leashes or at home.  Darcy Anne Robertson  Seaview Road, Gibsons  By using the 12% figure,  the break-even price of BCRIC  shares would be $7.50. With  the shares trading below  their original issue price of  $6.00, how can the Board of  Directors nominate themselves for re-election? In our  opinion, it is time for them to  move over and let someone  else try to put our company on  the right track. If they won't  do it gracefully, the shareholders must take matters in  their own hands. The longer  we wait, the more difficult our  task will be.  C.I.R.C.B. ("Backward  BCRIC")  Per: Grant Carson  Crisis over  Editor:  The crisis that threatened  five million Cambodians with  death by starvation is over.  The media played a key role  in alerting the Canadian  people to an impending  holocaust and Canadians responded with a tremendous  outpouring of generosity and  concern. Cambodia is on the  road to recovery ��� the crops  bountiful and the children  back in school. Your efforts,  as media, were a crucial  part of the largest international humanitarian effort  ever undertaken and we want  you to know that yon made the  difference.  Sincerely,  Duart Maclean,  National Administrator  The Hunger Project in Canada  Support  sought  Editor:  We wish to make known  that, after being part of the  Gibsons Athletic Association  for the past twelve years or  so, we are no longer the  ' 'caretakers'' etcetera!  Gibsons Athletic Association has a new group of  people endeavouring to make  the Association active again,  beginning with boys and  girls baseball programmes  this spring. We wish them  well and hope the approximate  $2,000 standing in the bank  accounts gives them a good  start in providing the expensive equipment and athletic activities to our area  kids.  Please get out and support  them (and your kids) and we  thank you all for your past  support and assistance.  Barry Lynn  Shirley Macey  Sue Whiting  Free   Christian  Science Lecture  United Church. Gibsons  San. May 3rd at 4 pm.  mediate' streets. 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The majority of them are  bunkhouses, ultra-modern  units with one man to a room  and all the basic amenities.  Pages from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  The squeaky clean cookhouse,  also in a trailer, dispenses  excellent stick-to-your-ribs  fare, cafeteria-style. We are  privileged to sample the  cook's hearty cuisine at a belt-  loosening steak and mushroom supper.  Later, my lady and I wander  around the camp. We are  intrigued by a large A-frame  structure that resembles nothing more than a church.  Some sacrilegious wag has  even nailed a makeshift cross  above the door to further this  illusion. But it turns out to be  the recreation hall. The place  is well-appointed with pool  tables, shuffleboards and gym  equipment. In the A-frame's  open loft are stereo-sets with  Gibsons Legion Branch  ���109  i                   Presents  ���U.       "THE  SANDERSON BROS."  Fri. & Sat.  $  May 1st & 2nd  Members & Guests Only  r' TWILIB-HTj  THEATRE  Wed.- Thurs. - Fri. - Sat.- Sun.  April 29- 30  Ma"1-2'-Wat./lTVJ'l  PAUL NEWMANMlTj]  Warning: Some Brutal Violence A Suggestive Scenes.  NOTE: There will be no movies  Mon. - Tues. - Wed.   May 4-5-6  The Twilight Theatre is pleased  to be Host to the  SUNSHINE COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL  Dance Section  You are invited to come and watch the events  Starting at 9 am. Program 50C  Please Phone for Show Times 886-2827  ELPHINSTONE  ACTING - 12 CLASS  Presents an evening of  1 Act Plays  ��� Customs by Mavor Moore  ��� Bible, Herstory by Patricia Montley  ��� The Actor And The Invader  In Rol P.nrick  Tuesday, April 28th  at 7:30 p.m.  In Gibsons  Elementary Gym  I In-si- plays will ,ilsn hi' performed  rm Monday April 27th as part "I  ihe Sunshine CoasI  Mumi Festival  headphones and a television-  set for the more leisurely-  inclined. It looks a comfortable  place to unwind from the  woods.  Regular television reception  is not possible in this mountain pocket but a closed-circuit  cassette system provides several hours of canned viewing  each night. We help our host,  Carl Chrismas, choose that  evening's program. It is an  unknown film with an intriguing title that proves to be  a complete turkey but that is  par for the course on any  t.v. set and it doubtless keeps  the boys amused.  "Pretty far cry from the old  times, eh?" says Carl, another  woods veteran, as we sit  with drinks in the cosy guesthouse, after the show,  "Sure is," 1 agree and let  my mind drift back.  It is the fall of 1949 and I  am condemned once more to  the doleful, world's end  outpost called Craddock's  Slough. I recall, with undiminished dismay, my first  sight of the place. It slouches  across the marsh grass at the  head of a long, narrow tidefiat  in a small, blind bay, a frowsy  clutch of battered shacks  huddled against the many-  green wall of the rain forest.  No one building matches  another. It is as though the  sea herself has assembled the  float-camp piece by piece in  the crotch of this tiny inlet.  The shacks and the small  boom in front of them are  high and dry at the moment.  The tide is dead out and the  flat, apart from from a creek  on the farther side, is a slimy  morass, foul smelling on even  this damp day and empty of  water.  1 have arrived at the dismal  camp after a six-hour boat trip  from Prince Rupert and a set  of circumstances that would  be burdensome to relate.  Suffice to say that I found  myself on my uppers in that  brawling seaport town and  Ihis was the sole job available.  It is only my second camp and  I am feeling apprehensive  enough to begin with. This  initial glimpse of the place  does nothing to set me at  ease.  George Craddock, the  owner, signs me on in his  upholstered woodshed of an  office. He is a sour looking  man with a face like creased  leather and vanishing red  hair. "You ever blow whistles  before?" he growls suspiciously.  "Sure," I lie with hopeful  conviction. I have only the  sketchiest knowledge of the  job in question but hope to  bluff it through until I learn  the ropes. Craddock seems  satisfied and directs me to  find an empty bed in one of  the tarpaper shanties that  pass for bunkhouses. The  interior of the place is even  less prepossessing; a single  gloomy, grimy room with half  a dozen Army cots hugging  the splintery walls and an  oil-drum stove in the centre.  Judging by the gamy reek of  the place and a couple of  clotheslines strung over the  heater, it doubles as a drying  room. I toss my suitcase  under a vacant bunk, open a  window and lie down to  ponder my fate.  to be continued...  Community Forum  Channel Ten  CHANNEL 10 GIBSONS  Tuesday April 28  CHANNEL 10 SECHELT  Thursday April 30  6:00 p.m.  The Coast Cablevision  Ltd., Coast Ten Television "Open House"  was held Saturday, April  25. This week's show  highlights the events of  the day.  Kenna Marshall interviews Stan Thomas, a  pioneer in the cable-  vision industry. Mr.  Thomas is one ofthe most  knowledgeable persons in  Western Canada on the  subject of cablevision. He  is the president of Delta  Cablevision     Ltd.     and  f warm, warmer, wormesl.   r  ctanradown  Cms* rt.lUr thru 1MJ, *iin 1 DllMdOWH (ur.1 Willi  quill lu.'i aa.n I"- .rH to li.r fwq, and Df ''et 0'  tedium DfJ'tiJ'mg 'oifr.ei *i' aOuui ou1 uiuqu,  guiijnt,, ol MM>in flr ij..- .1 omti'in, r.u.r.i'.u  ,.'ri i.o-.' a,iKjm 1" pcimiptellinitalM and musu���  In, flfto'Jiinq pu^t'iiii-. lit ,iitl<ru  M.l, ..-.a drift sm'C- inu.lt.'c ("etst ctmMtl u. to'  Clnjdun  SUMHINE INTERIORS  MOUTH DO. 1KIWANII WAV  C-lllOhU ��� M8-SU7  Kenna talks with him  about the history and  development of cable.  Kenna Marshall also  hosts an interview with  Mr. John Thomas, vice-  president and general  manager of Delta and  Coast Cablevision Ltd.  Kenna questions Mr.  John Thomas about his  role in the creation of  Coast Ten Television.  John Thomas is on the  Board of Directors of  the Canadian Cable Television Association, CCTA  and Kenna asks him  about the future of  services via cable.  Kathleen Hall speaks  with Mr. Carl Bobardt,  the district manager of  Coast Cablevision Ltd.  Mr. Bobardt describes  the cable system on the  coast, the problems that  exist and describes the  methods of maintaining  the system.  Wc hope you enjoy this  special feature, especially  since this is the First  2-Camera production ever  done by the Community  Broadcasting students at  Elphi. Our new video  switcher has arrived and  soon wc hope to bring you  exciting special effects.  We are Coast Ten TV,  c/o Elphinstone Secondary, Box 770, Gibsons.  Ellinfihtim s  *-   Astrology  Paul Newman and Ed Astner alar In the gripping police drama  "Fort Apache, The Bronx" on view at the Twilight Theatre  this week.  At the Twilight  Paul Newman has been in a  bit ofa box-office slump since  he made the hugely successful  The Sting, with Robert Redford, but there is no doubt  of his return to top form as the  tough, honest cop in Fort  Apache, The Bronx, which is  the featured film of the week  at the Twilight Theatre.  Fort  Apache,  The   Bronx  was filmed on site in the  desperate ghetto jungle of the  41st precinct in New York.  Audiences starved for the  magnetic Newman of old and a  two fisted police drama in the  tradition of Humphrey Bogart  and George Raft get both in  this gripping film.  Fort Apache, The Bronx has  Newman   backed   up   by   a  highly competent cast in  Edward Asner, television's  Lou Grant, Rachel Ticotin, and  Ken Wahl as Newman's  young partner. The film will  be shown locally Wednesday,  April 29, through Sunday,  May 3.  There will be no other film  showing at the Twilight  Theatre this week as the  management turns its theatre  over as it has done for the  past several years to host  the Sunshine Coast Music  Festival. The Dance Section of  the Festival will be held at the  theatre Monday through Wednesday, May 4-6. The competitions get under way at  9:00 a.m. each morning and  members of the public are  invited to watch the events.  Book Look  by Murrie Redman  Rags: Making a Little Something Out of Almost Nothing lit  Linda and Stella Allison, Poller (Crown). 1979. $6.95 paper.  If you have ever browsed through boutiques like Nancyc's and  yearned lo learn the secrets of soft art or milking up the chintz)  delights to be found there, you will love Rags. I liesoeurs Allison.  New Yorkers ot the crafts) kind, report that their "Scarlet  O'Hara" fixation does not allow them to throw away unything.  Hits of fabric, ribbon, remnants and even old clothing can be  turned into rugs, purses, toys, cushions und Wullhangings.  Nol only does Rags have fun sketches telling how to go about  making up the more than one hundred items, il also contains  seldom seen stories about junquc and stuff. Famous rag pickers ot  old. feisty bag ladies. Ihe junk heritage are given their rightful  place in ihis book. Short articles on the inside story of Ihe  antimacassar. Raggedy Ann and old lace are scattered  throughout. Copious photographs, varied print types and hand  calligraphy make this a must lor collectors,  One of my favourite yarns in Rags is the story about Zuma  Francis, 83, who keeps car punks out of parking spaces lor the  handicapped and elderly, by attacking them with her formidable  bag. Hie police department when approached about hiring Ms.  Francis, turned her down due lo tears of possible brutality  charges.  One ofthe patterns in this era Its hook triggered a family project  idea. Everyone has to contribute a favourite old colourful t-shirt.  These are cut starling at the hem. round and round to form a long  piece ol "vain". When cut into 5 inch strips they are all ready for  making up a rag rug. Keep the scraps in a big basket which also  looks kind of homey in Ihe living room and get everyone around  looping yarn over cord lo make up a family Memory Kug lor the  front door.  Hook contents include use ot silk scarves to make new ethnic-  look items, button jewelry, sock dolls, sachets ami baskets. 1 here  is something for almost every interest. I his is a great way to use up  the boxes of bits and pieces in the hack ol the closet or the altie.  today's review is dedicated to the real Rags, a canine resident ol  Halfmoon Buy who has been known to tear up a lew things in her  day.  Entertainment Scene  Pender Harbour to Sechelt  Jolly Roger Inn Bob Gleason, Fri. & Sat.  The Parthenon Helen Sinclair. Fri. & Sat.  Roberts Creek to Gibsons  Roberts Creek Legion '.'Blind Cipher", Fri. & Sal.  The Peninsula Hotel Live Entertainment  Gibsons Legion "The Sanderson Bros." Fri. & Sat.  oHEBITfis  886-7454  101 Cedar Plaza, Gibson*  t\*        PIZZAS      ��,  SALAD BAR  SANDWICHES  FRIED CHICKEN  Open 7 Days a Week  by Hue Kllingham  Week commencing April 27  General Notes: Communications-planet Mercury conjoins  friendly Venus indicating a  favourable week lo send a  persuasive letter or make that  romantic phone call. We now  get w hat we want through tact,  diplomacy and understanding.  The Sun. Mercury. Venus  ind Mars passing through  laurus increase our appclities  or rich food and expensive  luxury items. Watch thai  weight!  Habies born al ihis lime will  be earthy, reliable and determined. Those arriving next  weekend will have pleasant  voices. Some will be attracted  lo broadcasting. A lew will  become world-famous singers.  ARIES (March 21 - April 19)  It's the right time lo beg  financial assistance through  honest letter or phone call.  Chances arc you'll receive  double the requested funds end  of this week. Advice is stall wild  shopping spree until kind  lender is out of sight. Your hazy  life philosophy now finds you  temporarily abandoned. Aries  persons born April 14 should  investigate muddled affairs  occuring far awav.  T A IRIS (April 20-May 20)  The Sun. Mercury, Venus  and Mars in your sign continue  to spotlight your increased  popularity, courage and common sense. Others now have  faith in your renewed ability to  lead. You'll choose just the  right words during your important personal appearance  next weekend. Meanwhile  don't be fooled by acquaintance's financial cover-up,  laurus persons born May.'-13  attract romance and public  approval.  GEMINI (May 21 ��� June 21)  A flattering assessment of  your abilities is now being  prepared in private. Local  gossip-monger v. ill be expected  lo sign letter or report recognizing your recent sacrifices. Secret negotiations are  being settled in your favour.  Loved one may interfere innocently with upcoming chance of  promotion. Mars in your sign  June and July means a busy  summer of fresh projects.  Geminis born May 15 must  continue to avoid escape  routes.  CANCER (June 22 - July 22)  You'll enjoy witty conversation with newcomer introduced at official gathering next  weekend. Fresh facts will  encourage further enquiries  related to summer project.  Crumple up written request  and arrange lime-saving interview. Job-scene muddle  concerns improper use of tools  and techniques. Cancer persons born June 23 - 26 are  bothered by sluggish domestic  developments.  LEO (July 2.1- Aug. 22)  Bosses, superiors now speak  highly of your latest endeavours. It's the right time to slip  humorous bul convincing note  to person who hires and tires.  I nances are your up-coming  fame and fortune will be  mentioned in this newspaper.  Meanwhile partner's finances  sutler through deceptive midweek gamble. I cos born Aug.  21 must handle household  shake-up philosophically,  VIRGO (Aur. 23-Sept. 22)  Stormy discussionsdiedown  at last, You'll welcome peaceful  settlement involving religious  or philosophical differences. If  possible arrange long journe^  or change of scene to help place  renewed outlook in true perspective. Realize loved urj  needs guidance over bewildering family decision. Virgin  born Sept. 10-12 benefit  through contact with wise and  well-travelled expert.  LIBRA (Sept. 23 ��� Oct. 23)  Jupiter. Saturn and Pluto  still moving 'backwards' in  your sign are responsible fur  any delays or lack of opportunity. Be reassured thai  summer months will bring  faster rale of progress and long-  awaited changes. Meanwhile  recent financial problem is  solved during friendly discussion. Passing health upset is  probably imagined bul have  doctor run tests. Librans born  Sept. 24 - 27 must have patience  with stop-and-go conditions.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov, 22)  Relations with loved one or  close associates arc best yet.  Seems others can't do enough  to make amends for recent  misunderstanding. You'll find  it easy lo word simple contract  or complicated legal document.  Scorpios getting married next  weekend have chosen a favourable lime. Resist urge to  spend money on lottery tickets  rather than domestic essentials.  Person born Nov. 11 hear long-  awaited proposal Saturday  night.  SAGITTARIUS  (Nov.  23.-  Dec. 21)  Nebulous Neptune, planet of  mystery and intrigue, conlinues  to transit your sign this week  and lor the next three years.  Advice is keep all personal  affairs on a traditional, practical level. Persons born Dec.  14-16 presently seek easy exits  lo escape mounting responsibilities. Meanwhile rest of  you continue to enjoy pleasant  conversations and side-trips  linked to daily duties tit  services.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan.  I��)  Your creative talents npw  bring kind words ol appreciation and praise. It's the right  time to mail persuasive letters  linked to artistic, theatrical.or  similar recreational pursuits  Seems you're the only person  able to handle gently child's  passing dilemma. Mid-week  diversion is result of highway  day-dreaming. Capricor.ps  born Dec. 23 - 26 face unstable  conditions affecting career,or  local reputation. ,,  AQl'ARU'S (Jin. 20 - Feb.  18)  Anticipate pleasant discussions over up-coming domestic  changes. Wait until weekend  belore presenting lamily members wiih latest proposals, jte  warned real estate agent intends to push lhat properly  nobody wants. Double-check  reservation details or deposit  slips related lo summer excursions. Aquarians born Jan. 23-  27 should protect home against  vandals, arsonists and haililfs.  PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 201  All short-distance communications produce happy results.  Letters and phone calls say yes  to neighbourhood venture  Local trip brings invigorating  exchange of ideas, chance'of  lasting friendship or romance.  Moon in your sign squaring  Ncpiunc finds you emotional,  dreamy, more impractical than  usual. Pisces persons born  March 15 should check background of icccutly-appointed  superior or expert.  Gourmet Lunches  Serving 11 am - 2 pm DAILY %  FEATURING:  ��� The Monte Cristo      * Omlettes  Sandwich  ��� Gourmet Burgers      * Tahiti Treats \  * Lunch Special Daily  "Soom o\ lalei Stwfoty ama to tie ttdw"  886-9815 Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons   I  ��� .        OEM - *Jt Christian Science lecture  ii ��� ���  ���.���,    p-M  - Fran Bergar pholo  Henri Robideau and Jeannle Kamins wen aa delighted with last Friday's opening ol their  one couple show In the Alta Centra aa the many viewers were with Jeumle't fabric ap-  pllques and Henri's photographs.  Robert W. Jeffery will  lecture on Christian Science  under the sponsorship of  Christian Science Society,  Sechelt, at Gibsons United  Church on Sunday, May 3, at  4 p.m. He draws parallels  between mankind's need for  direction and guidance, and  the mariner's reliance on the  stars to guide his ship.  "Just as the navigator  knows he can't follow lights  attached to his own ship, or  lights drifting in the water  alongside of the ship, even so  we find the Christ, our spiritual beacon, neither in mere  self-generated positive thinking, nor in floating human  theories, opinions, and philosophical    reasoning."  Art show  a delight  ��� Fran Berger photo  jeannle Kaolin's delightful blend of humour and Intimacy Is  evident In her portrayal of Henri doing an early morning Jig  Instant fame?  H    by Joan Huestis Foster  Ed. note: On January 29 of  but year we ran an Interview  with artist Joy Zemel Long of  West Vancouver along with a  reproduction of an example of  her work. Last week the Vancouver Sun ran an article  outlining how an anonymous  buyer had purchased Ms.  Long's work for $500,000.  Her friend Joan Huestis  ' Foster has written on the good  fortune of Ms. Long and we  1 concur that It couldn't happen  to a nicer lady.  ' Instant Fame... maybe, but  it doesn't really occur. What  happens is that something  that has been known to a few  Tor a long time suddenly  becomes known to a great  'many. What it all really means  Is 30 years of hard work.  II is truly lovely to see someone who has been steadfast  in her art, maintaining her  integrity in the face of a  commercial world, hanging in  (here without matching anyone's drapes, constantly refusing to painl dogs or calendar scenes to reap some of the  benefits in her own lifetime.  .Klow she is absolutely free.  ," Joy Long says that her  ' happiest thought is that she is  no longer responsible for Ihe  /cure and preservation of her  'paintings, most of which are  oil on t.invas. She knows lhat  "lur life's w rk will be in good  hands. This whole business  ..has been quite a trauma,  in talking about coming up for  Ihe Jean Kamins exhibit at the  Arts Centre, she paused and  said. "Oh... it suddenly  occurred to me I won't have  to worry about my sleeping  bag in the middle of your  living room floor... I can stay  at a motel" and then, "Just  POTTERY  SALE  now I'd better not leave the  house, it's still jammed to the  rafters with these expensive  paintings."  Phone calls are clanging in  "I went to Art School with  you." "We have a lovely array  of new cars, boats, furniture,  etc." and of course every one  of the people who have been  saying casually over the years  "Joy dear, one of these days I  simply must have one of your  paintings" and then walked  away for another year. Some  of that ready financial support  would have been handy a  week or so earlier. Too late  now.chaps I  Joy Long feels that it is  important to mention the early  encouragement and continuing support she has received  from the Burnaby Art Gallery  and from its director, Jack  Hardman, in particular. Since  her paintings represent her  life, the planned biography  will require few words. It will  be a beautiful book, painted in  living colour. Congratulations  Joy Zemel Long, it couldn't  happen to a nicer, more  dedicated person.  by Joan Huestis Foster  I knew this exhibition would  be good because the invitation  was marvellous and the best yet  issued by the Sunshine Coast  Arts Centre but the word  'applique' and past experience  led metoexpect something tiny  and exhaustively worked, very  mild and good tasty. I was little  prepared for the size or the  exuberant originality and  warmth of this delightful show.  I was bowled over at the  entrance. It is for this initial  throat-grabbing joy that I have  continued to plod out to Art  Galleries for so many of my  many years.  I refuse to even describe this  work. Why minge on about  numbers and titles when it is all  so fresh and good, big, confident, friendly and easy. This is  free expression. We are privileged and flattered to be invited  to share someone else's life and  it's great. Here is art with no  paint at all. Here is Ihe warmth  and passion that just last week I  was begging. If I'd written last  week's article this week I'd be  accused of being a bit after the  fact.  It is to be hoped that whole  families, especially children,  will hot-foot it to the Sunshine  Coast Art Centre to enjoy the  tapestries of Jean Kamins and  the photography of Henri  Robideau, on exhibit until the  10th of May.  For review I will simply  transcribe my notebook verbatim. Why bother with cumbersome sentences. The following is faithful to my notes:  Free, freedom, vital, humour.  Ha. in bed she's trying to read  and mollify, comfortable,  backpacking, Life, Happiness,  Confidence, Sleeping, laughing, eating, gardening, irritation, pickling, great colour,  wild, baby draped on father,  joyous, warmth, great use of  fabric, splendid photography,  funny, nice people, kids will  love this work.  Great, great stuff...fresh...  uninhibited, friendly. Unscramble all that and you have the  show, on now at the corner of  Trail and Medusa in Sechelt.  PHOTOGRAPHY  STUDIO  Darkroom Rental  Portraits  Passports  Boats  Houses  Scenery Blowups  June Boe  Above Hunter Art Gallery  886-7955 886-9720  Video Cassette  RENTALS  Over 100  Programs  In Inventory  ���>  CUtf  * 9IK9  - Travelogues  - Movies  - Local Events  VHS or Beta Format  885-3666  */$.���*  RBP Bookstore"/8X�� ^  ^  Corner ol School &  Gower Point Roads  Open  Fri. til 9 pm,  Sun. 11-5  886-7744  The Beat of Yesterday & Today in  Science Fiction & Fantasy  A TRILOGY by Francine Mezo  BOOK 1 BOOK 2 BOOK 3  The Fall of the Worlds     Unless She Burn No Earthly Shore  A TRILOGY by Larry Nivcn  BOOK 1 BOOK 2 BOOK 3  Ringworld Protector The Ringworld  Engineers  Dragon's Egg Jem The   Beginning   Place  Robert L. Furward -Frederik Pohl Ursula K. LeGuin  SAT.  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M W F  7 30 - 9 am  T A Th    1Z30- 1 30 pm  PuMte Neon Swim     M A F. 12 30 ��� 1 30 pm  PuMIe EvMiftS Swim M  T  W. 6 30 - 8 30 pm  Th 6 30-800 pm  Family 8��lm Su   2 ��� 4 pm  Aflull tuning Swim      M   T   W  B 30 - 10 pm  Il 9 - 10 pm  Taan Only Swim Su  7 30 pm    9 30pm  Ladlti Swim T  & Th    1 30 - ? 30 pm  Parant * To) M  6 F   1 30    2 30  Public Wtakand Swim Su   2    4  >m  Su   8-10 pm  PENDER HARBOUR CENTRE  Madeira l-ark.W3-9.00  We reserve the right  to limit quantities  ��q ^// <2/^C\c^dXh-=- Coast News, April 28, 1981  Kolicrts ( rev  Boards approve addendum  Viiuer Harbour new s  Pender's Spring Bazaar  by Doris Edwardson  Annual Spring Bazaar.  Ihe Pender Harbour An-  nual Spring Bazaar will be  held in the Community Hall  Saturday, May 2 at 2 p.m.  this Hall is maintained strictly  by volunteer means and the  Bazaar is one of the main  fund raising activities with the  work lor ii done by many  dedicated and generous  people. The sewing table will  have lovely hand knits for  babies, children's wear, novelties and Mother's Day  gifts. Other tables of interest  will be: While Elephant,  which is usually slocked with  items you could use indoors  and out; Kiddies Fish Pond,  and Ihe ever-popular Garden  Shop with a wide variety of  plants, plus raffles. Afternoon  tea and coffee will be served.  Donations would be appreciated, so if anyone has plants  to donate please tag them with  the name on. Workers will be  al the Hall on Friday evening  May I at 6:30 and any donations may be brought in then.  The Bazaar is an opportunity  for the whole community to  r���O.A.P.O.   help and participate in the  operation of the Hall. For  further information please  contact Muriel Cameron 883-  2609, Ruth Kobus 883-9603  or Andy Tapio 883-9370.  Swap Meet and Arts and  Crafts Day.  The monthly Swap Meet,  Arts and Crafts Day will be on  the 9th of May, which is the  second Saturday, for the next  sales day. Hours are 10 a.m.  to 3 p.m. Please note the  change of date as it has been  changed because of another  engagement for the hall in  Madeira Park. If you have  never been to one of these  Meets, now is a good time to  take a look. You can buy either  gifts or secondhand items for  the home, lots of variety and  also home baking. Things vary  from burl tables, jewellery,  books, clothes, dishes, leather  crafts and even orders for  manure.  Royal Canadian Legion Br.  112.,  Th'e regular Saturday afternoon Meat Draw from 2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. with draws every  hour. Winners of the Easter  Bonnet  Parade  were:   April  Branch ��8 spring Tea  & Bazaar  Saturday, May 2,  at 1 o'clock  Plants, Crafts, Home Baking & More.  Fun for all Al Harmony Hall, 75Ceach  Sunshine coast NDP Club  ANNUAL GENERAL  MEETING  April 30 at 8 pm.  Lunch Room Elphinstone school  Election of Officers followed  by ihe guest speaker, Grant Carson  Sublect ��� Everything you wanted  lo know about BCRIC  that hasn't been answered  Charlton and Tricia Bedore  for the most original, Paul  Bedore won a prize for the  most comical and Violet Evans  won for the Most Beautiful  Hat.  May Day In Pender.  There is a new executive on  the May Day Committee.  Valerie Tompkies is Chairman  and Irene Boyd, Secretary.  Floats going into the Parade  will assemble at the Royal  Canadian Legion Br. 112  parking lot at 10 a.m. and the  Parade starts at 11 a.m.  Contact the Committee if you  have a float you wish to  enter as it cannot be done at  Ihe last minute.  There will be a Pancake  Breakfast as usual. Sechelt  Pipe Band and the Elphinstone School Band will be in  the Parade, plus the Mounties  (one of them may be on the  dunking platform). May  Queen Ceremony will be at  12 o'clock.  Airplane Rides will be from  the Madeira Marina Wharf,  weather permitting. Mini-  Carnival will be on the field  from 2 to 4 p.m. Ticket booths  will be in the Shopping*  Centre.  As an added attraction,  Sandy Hately will be demonstrating how you can build  a house in a day (1000 sq. ft.)  The Kiddies Dance starts  at 7 p.m., Adult Dance 9 p.m.  and all tickets will be pre-sold.  Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Pop  and Ice Cream will be sold.  The committees have some  other things planned for this  May Day which will be announced in this column next  Health Clinic.  Lou Heidema donated a doll  to the Health Clinic and the  prize winner was Margaret  Causey. Second prize winner  was Mrs. Leddingham.  People news.  Mickey Carlton is home and  doing fine after his heart  operation. Bob Marsden still  has to take things easy while  his ribs and shoulder mend  after his accident when the  tire blew on his truck. Billy  Harper is still taking treat  ments after his eye injury.  Elsie Klein is still in St.  Mary's Hospital.  by Jeanle Norton 886-9609  Addendum approved by  Boards.  The addendum to the Joint  Use agreement governing the  Roberts Creek community  centre/gymnasium received  approval from both the Regional Board and the School  Board last week. Now it must  go to Victoria for approval,  hopefully just a formality  after the government's previous approval in principle.  It'll take at least another week  though.  The Regional Board found  one obstacle in the way of  the new facility, however.  The by-law to raise money by  specified area taxation, passed by referendum in September 1979, provides for a  sum of only $350,000 whereas  the cost of the building has  now risen to $500,000. The  actual amount to be raised by  Bartholomew's in Gibsons  $130,000 but to make everything legal the by-law will  have to be changed.  FnnFalre.  Set aside next Friday  evening, May 8, for the Fun  Faire at Roberts Creek Elementary. There'll be kids'  games, white elephants, baking, bingo, plants, food and  much much more. There's  something for everybody so  bring the whole family. The  Faire will run from 6:30 until  9:00.  Auxiliary meeting.  The Roberts Creek Parents  Auxiliary is meeting at the  school tomorrow (Wednesday)  at 7:30 to make final plans for  the Fun Faire. Parents are  asked to start sending in  canned goods and homemade  jams, jellies, and pickles for  the draw on food baskets.  Daze plans.  Sand castles, Mr. Roberts  Creek, treasure hunts, crafts,  pet contest, tacos, bike race,  Indian  curry    those   are  just some of the possibilities  being discussed for Roberts  Creek Daze and it's early yet.  There's a list at Seaview  Market and if you have a  suggestion write it down or  phone for information. We're  ^\  Cf^  A\AY - OCTOBER    /0...-6,-.  tO-lift a  Cr*.tK  European  <r&.bSOnS  Flea  MarKet  Carovan.  Sunihint Co*t-r H��nAwg  Homo.  W*y  _Sftct��l+-i,  Vendor  Inquiries  886 -?����  always looking for fresh input  and new ideas - look what a hit  the Mr. Roberts Creek contest  was last year I  The work bee to make  posters and ribbons for the  Daze was postponed until later  in May. The next meeting to  discuss plans for the Daze is  Wednesday, May 27, at  7:30 p.m. at the Community  Hall.  Good turnout for tea.  As usual, the small but  hard-working group of ladies  from St. Aidan's put on a very  nice tea for St. George's Day  last Wednesday (a day early)  at the Church Hall. The tea  tables were very attractive  with enbroidered luncheon  cloths and small table bouquets and the bake table was  all too tempting.  Winner of the doorprize was  Emily Horner and the grocery  hamper went to Flo McSava-  ney.  Services changed.  Sunday morning services  have been changed for St.  Aidan's Anglican Church. On  the first Sunday of the month  and special occasions the  service will be held at St.  Bartholomew's in Gibsons  at 11:15. Otherwise, services  will be held at St. Aidan's at  9:30a.m.  The Church must now start  raising funds for a new organ.  The existing one, estimated at  between 20 and 25 years old,  has been repaired several  times but the time has come...  Raffle winners.  The Roberts Creek Legion  Ladies Auxiliary would like to  thank all who supported their  spring draw on April 18 and  announce the winners: 1st  prize, a needlepoint picture,  went to M. Wilson of Madeira  Park; Don Jenkins of Roberts  Creek won the $20 Super Valu  gift certificate; and Ernie  Kluserits of Wilson Creek  won "something wet".  Entertainment this week.  "Blind Cipher", a jazz rock  band, will be appearing at the  Legion this weekend, May 1  and 2.  Legion open Tuesdays.  A reminder that the Roberts  Pender Chamber's  Annual Meeting  The Pender Harbour and  Egmont Chamber of Commerce is holding their Annual  General Meeting on Monday,  May 4th at 8 p.m. in the  Legion Hall, Madeira Park.  The agenda shall include  election of officers for the next  year.  The Chamber was reactivated last October to represent all the people in the  area and now membership of  family, individual, business  and corporate business people  will give the Chamber the  much needed guidance required for the community  needs.  To date, the Chamber has  been active in assessing the  current problems within its  area and establishing priorities. The main subjects under  discussion have been the  Regional Board's Settlement  Plan, public access to water-  ,oO*^o.  ####*#***#**.**:  NOTICE  34th Annual Meeting  April 29,1981  Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.  Royal Canadian Legion Hall  Madeira Park, B.C.  NEW HOURS AS OF MAY 1, 1981  Monday to Thursday  Friday  10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  *>A*  Closed Saturday  f Pender Harbour  + Credit Union  Madeira Park, B.C.  883-2236  883-9112  Creek Legion Ladies Softball  Team starts its season tonight  at the school and will be  retiring to the Legion afterwards to celebrate (hopefully).  The Legion will be open on  Tuesdays after all the ladies'  home games (if they're not  rained out).  Mother's Day Run.  I hope everybody's in better  shape for the Mother's Day  Fun Run than I am - my two  miles a day has dwindled to a  half-hearted stroll. But I fully  intend to be in shape for the  five miles (eight kilometres)  on May 10 - 1 want to win a  dinner for two or one of the  other hidden prizes I  The course has been mapped out - it'll start at the  school with warm-up exercises  at 9:30 a.m. then go up Hall  Road, along the highway to  Joe Road, then down and back  along Lower Road to the  school. It sounds tough but  there's no need to force yourself to run full speed the  whole distance - you can walk,  jog, or even bicycle.  Participation is the name of  the game and all members  of the family are urged to  come. Registration is SI  prior to May 4 at the Coast  News in Gibsons or Trail Bay  Sports in Sechelt. Entry forms  are in this paper.  S.P.G.A.  QARAQE SALE  May 3.  nam-apm  Pratt RU., flIliSOnS Three Doors Down, Left Side  Watch for Signs  BooNi. Household items, and much mon  DONATIONS WANTED  Please Phone 888-7713.688-7838  or Drop-Off al Prnisula Kennels  Reed Rd., Gibsons  School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast)  Kindergarten  Registration  Parents of pupils entering Kindergarten or Grade  One in September 1981, and who are not registered  at or attending one of our schools at present, are  asked to register on Tuesday, Wednesday,  Thursday or Friday, May 5th, 6th, 7th or Sth, at their  nearest Elementary School.  Please bring a Birth Certificate or Passport as proof  of age. Kindergarten students must be five on or  befor December 31st, 1981.  It is most important that we achieve an accurate  registration in order to stalf adequately.  front, B.C. Ferry Service,  Tourism, Highways, Fisheries  and the desirability of forming  a municipality.  The Chamber is dedicated  to general welfare of the  people of Pender Harbour and  surrounding areas.  All residents of the area  are cordially invited to attend  the above Annual General  Meeting.  Further information may be  obtained by phoning Ed Lowe,  883-9904, Roy Mansfield, 883-  9069 or Harold Clay, 883-2200.  - >c-4: if if >< if if. if. if.:  NDP  NOW!   REG.   SAVE!  COMMUNITY��� SILVERPLATE    world lamous lor finest quality    $37.99 $60.75 $22.75  1 Classic Shell   2 Royal Grandeur   3. Patrician   4. Artistry   5. Modern Baroque   6, Affection  1881WROGERSW!MSILVfcRPLATE... truly line quality, super value     29.99   48.00    16.01  7. 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Cure it yourself! Have  you got sinus problems?  Phil Muncaster of Argus  Aggregates   has   two   old  TODAY'S  ...takes time off for fun  in easy-going fashions  from our casual collection.  When you take time oft, mean il in  clothes that are comfortable, easy to  cate lor and look terrific See our casual  collection soon  No matler how you spend your time oil.  you ll Imdjtie lashions you love to spend  it in from our casual collection  Thd tintst in fashion for you and all  Iha many faihion livoa you load.  Shop with us soon tor Ihe quality.  selection and service you expect And  all Ihe latest clothes you love1  Helen's  [Fashion Shoppe)  Lower Gibsons  Hours: Mon. ��� Sat. 10 ��� 5      886-9941  New Banning  Hours  Starting May 1,1981  Gibsons Branch  10101 Mon.  1010 8 Thursday  1010 8 Friday  9:30 tO 1:00 Saturday  i^^2  The ���c'rst Canadian Bank  Bank of Montreal  country cures to increase the  diameter of your air passages.  Here is the first.  Mix 1 tsp. sugar and one  tsp. salt in one pint of warm  water. Snuff up each nostril  one at a time.  The other is a face potato  poultice and for this one you  take two not big potatoes and  boil them with the skins on.  Pulverize them between two  layers of cloth in which you  have cut eye holes. Lie down  and cover your entire face  (except eyes) and breathe  through this as long as you can  stand it.  Dennis Gamble, also of  Argus, has a very effective  way of removing tatoos.  You cover the tatoo with salt.  Then salt and wet a portion of  cheesecloth and start rubbing.  Dennis says you have to rub  until the area resembles raw  hamburger and suggests  biting on a bullet while this is  going on. Watch out for infection and show a doctor  when you are done.  I saw the result of this  operation that Dennis' wife  performed on him and it is a  fool-proof method of removing  Mom or Mable or whatever  h*om your body.  Louis Cote has been handing out rabbits all over town.  He gives them away like circus  flyers. We have a buck and a  doe which have produced two  fine litters and now Oliver and  Ruby Larson are in the  business. Nicki and Shannon  Wallace have also been  blessed with one.  Rabbits are almost as good  at it as mink and humans, but  you should study up on them  before going into this as there  are lots of rules.  There is good eating and  lots of pelts if you can stand  to kill the little beggars.  It looks like we are going to  lose our favourite local crafts-  persons and artists. Gregg  and Jackie Deacon have sold  their property and rented in  Nanaimo. A going-away bash  will be held at the fish farm  and all friends are welcome.  You can still buy the last of the  Old Egmont Pottery at Bull-  winkle's in Sechelt.  f\-NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING  ELECTORAL AREA E  A public meeting will be held in the  GYMNASIUM, CEDAR GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  WEDNESDAY, MAY 13  AT 7:30 PM  to discuss the first draft of the  ELPHINSTONE SETTLEMENT PLAN  This draft document outlines long range policies for growth and development of the  community in the area lying west of the Village of Gibsons boundaries and west of  Norlh Road extending to the cemetery on Highway 101. Copies of the text portion of  this plan are available at the Regional District office. A settlement plan map is available  for viewing at the same location. Interested citizens and community groups are  invited to participate in the discussion by commenting on the proposals and by  providing suggestions for inclusion in the plan.  Office Hours:  885-2261  Monday ��� Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  Thursday ��� Friday: 8:00 am ��� 6:00 pm  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Box 800, (Wharf Street)  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  Decision on firehall  by Kuth Fort-eater 885-2418  Referendum    on    Saturday.  The Sunshine Coast Regional District will hold a  referendum on Saturday, May  2nd, at the Welcome Beach  Community Hall to authorize  the borrowing of the sum of  $30,000.00 for the purpose of  purchasing the piece of  property adjacent to the  present fire hall in Halfmoon  Bay.  The purpose of this proposed purchase would be to  allow for the extension of the  present limited fire hall in  future years. As the area  grows in population, so will  the needs that have to be met  for the expansion of fire  fighting facilities.  The hall will be open on  May 2nd from 8 a.m. until  8 in the evening. Those  eligible to vote will be the  residents of Area 'B' whose  names are on the List of  Electors.  There will be an advance  poll at the Regional District  office between 11 a.m. and  6 p.m. on April 30th for those  who will not be available  to vote on May 2nd. Anyone  who would care to examine the  proposed by-law may do so  during office hours at the  Regional Board Office.  Hospital Auxiliary meets  Monday.  The regular monthly meeting of the Halfmoon Bay Hospital Auxiliary will be at  Welcome Beach Hall on  Monday, May 4th at 8 p.m.  It is hoped that all members  will be in attendance as well as  any new residents of the area  who would be made most  welcome.  This will be a busy meeting  as plans will be made for the  Mother's Day party at the  extended care section of the  hospital which is hosted by  this Auxiliary. Lots of help  is appreciated for this special  day for those who are shut in  hospital. We can help make it  a happy day for them.  This will be the last meeting  prior to the Timber Days  project which is taken on by  the Auxiliary every year - the  Tea Garden - always a popular  spot at the park in which to  sit down and enjoy a cuppa  Stress  workshop  Stress has become the  fashionable term of the 80's  that people use to describe a  wide variety of physical and  emotional ailments. But how  many people know what stress ���!���  really is? There is a difference ���;.  between stress, which can be >;.  a positive and motivating force Kj  in your life, and dis-stress ���"  which is a stress overload  that can lead to physical  and/or emotional dis-ease.  How many of us would enjoy a  life without ups and downs,  with no wrong moves, without  challenge, without "spice"?  Hans Selye, a major stress  researcher says, "the absence  of stress is - death". Although  we need stress to stay alive  the trick is to find ways to  balance dis-stress with eu-  stress (relaxation).  Wear   comfortable,   loose  clothing, bring a notebook and  pen; a sleeping bag or mat to f  lie and sit on.  Gloria Lifton, the instructor,  is a counsellor and Registered  X-ray Technologist who has  experience leading groups in  personal development and  stress management.  Date: May 2, Saturday,  10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Place: Chatelech Music Room, Fee: $15  (Please issue cheque to:  School District #46 Sunshine  Coast). Lunch: Bring a bagged  lunch. Coffee and tea will be  served. Registration: 885-3512  Continuing Education, Box 6,  Sechelt, B.C.  and some fresh sandwiches  and homemade pie. Lots of  help will be needed for this  day's event which will be on  the   Sunday  of  May   17th.  While on the subject of  Timber Days - Halfmoon Bay  is very fortunate that Stephanie Murphy has consented  to run as the*Halfmoon Bay  candidate for Miss Timber  Maid. Stephanie will be a  wonderful representative for  the area as she is a charming  lass. You can help Stephanie  in her campaign by buying  tickets which will be on sale by  now - the more ticket sales she  makes the better her chances  for   winning   the   contest.  Judgement of course is  made on many facets of the  candidate, including her  participation in the various  sports activities throughout  Timber Days.  Thanks from Welcome Beach,  The plant and bake sale  which was held last week at  the Welcome Beach Community Hall was a great  success this year.  Jean and Bob Scott, who  convened the plant sale, were  delighted by the co-operation  of all who took part and had  special words of praise for all  who donated plants and  garden goods.  People had taken the  trouble to beautifully mark  and identify the particular  plants donated which made  the task of those who were  selling a very easy one. The  selection was wide and varied  and no one left the hall empty  handed.  Likewise,  the bake table  was a mouth-watering spectacle which was sold out in no  time. Thanks and appreciation  go to all those marvellous  bakers in the area who so  generously donated goodies.  In last week's column I  made mention of the fact that  the boundaries for membership in the Welcome Beach  Community Association extended to the area covered by  the Halfmoon Bay Fire Department. At the present time  this is not quite so. This  matter will be brought up at  the Annual General meeting  which takes place on June 9th  at the hall. At the present  time only those as far as  Brooks Cove are eligible to  join and the Board would like  to see this extended to include  the whole fire district. You will  be able to vote on this at the  June meeting.  Happy holiday.  On behalf of all of us who  live here and know Olive and  Keith - may we wish you a  delightful and happy holiday  in merry old England! At least  she used to be merry, but  not nowadays apparently.  We received a phone call  from Britain this week and  things are pretty grim right  now between racial problems  and tremendous unemployment figures. No doubt things  will sort themselves out  eventually as they usually do  over there, but it is quite a  struggle for many thousands  of people.  Glad to hear that our Miss  Maybee of Redrooffs is home  again and doing well after a  spell in hospital.  MAVERICK  COACH LINES  announces- Additional Service  Lv. Sechelt: to Vancouver via Lower Road  7:55 AM Monday through Saturday  2:45 PM Tuesday through Friday  Lv. Vancouver: to Sechelt via Lower Road  1:45 PM Daily to Sechelt  6:15 PM Tuesday through Friday  V oil current ictudulu art illll In ttltcl   Subieci iomcc approvaj  y J.B.M.'s  ^^  ^Design Signs  Sign Painting  & Truck Lettering  Moved to Larger Location  Unit No. 4  Gibsons Industrial Park  (behind Gibsons Motors)  Call John 886-7350  \&  Upholsterers  Serving the Sunihlne Coatt  ALL FURNITURE - MARINE - BOAT TOPS  "The Best Boat Top on the Coast"  We are now boat detailing  (cleaning & waxing hulls) ���  883-9901  1  il  B.C. Armwrestling  Championships  May 2nd  Must be a resident of B.C. for at least 1 year  Prize Money)  4 Wt. divisions for Men  2 for Women  Where To Go  Gibsons High School Gym  Weigh-ins Start at 8:00 am.  Competition Begins 12 Noon  Sponsored by  Howe Sound Armwrestling Club  For More Information Call  6-2706 Greg  886-6293 Brad  v.v.v.v.v.v.v.v  ,V.V.V.V/AW.VAV.V.T.V.*.V.*.V.V.V.V.*.WV.V  ��� .���t���a a a a.a...a....... ...aa a ... ......... a..  *9m  �����V.WB!TO  Insurance  Protection  While  Building  Used Furniture  and What Have You  US USED  We buy Beer Bottles  886-2812  MM  We offer ALL RISK protection for your  home while it is under construction. As  well as the standard fire and extended  coverages, our policy includes theft of  materials, vandalism and building  collapse.  Of course, we also offer a full range of  insurance products specially tailored to  suit your needs.  :  ��� Business  ��� Commercial  ��� Liability  ��� Home Owners  ��� Travel  ��� Tenants  ��� Autoplan  ��� Marine  ��� Life  jM4t_ Sunshine Coast  x   T Insurance agencies ltd.  885-2291  I'istl  CREDIT UNION BUILDING  COWRIE ST., SECHELT Coast News, April 28, 1981  aPCCDLCE  California  ASPARAGUS  Florida  ^  LUCKY  DOLLAR fCCDS  OVERLOOKING BEAUTIFUL GIBSONS HARBOUR  lb.  TOMATOES  . 28 oz. basket  990  99c  Texas  California Snap Top  SPINACH CARROTS  10 oz. bag  Long English  CUCUMBERS  National Bakeries'  sourdough bread    �����. $1.09  VvJ   Freshly Baked  -^ Cinnamon Buns      6/*i.09  Nature Valley  granoia bars  Asst'd Varieties  Green Giant  corn  275 gm  Fancy Whole Kernel 341 ml   (ream Style 398 ml  Prem - Regular  luncheon meat  341 gm  $1.39  550  SI.39  Hill's Brothers Coffee  coffee  Reg. or Drip  Sunspun  pineapple mice  454 gm  wagon wheels  .... 350 gm  $2.89  36Ltr  VW  $1.29  Asst'd Varieties  w  indies  .ft^'Vari^ftHp  Green Giant - Fancy .  sweetletpeas ...    55c  Bye The Sea Chunk ^  light tuna .^$1.19  Aloha     Assorted Varieties J**fcA  coconut m,m\W  Rhubarb is bustin' out all over so here we have a nice easy  recipe that won't keep you out ol the garden lor too long.  Mrs. T.'s Rhubarb Cake  '/2 cup shortening  1'.. cups demerara sugar  1 egg  2 cups flour  I teaspoon baking soda  '., teaspoon salt  1 teaspoon vanilla  '.���cup chopped raisins  <t cup hot water  ' i cup milk  2 cups coarsely chopped rhubarb  ' t cup demerara sugar  2 teaspoons cinnamon  1. Cream Ihe shortening and sugar until really soft and fluffy.  2. Beat in the egg.  3. Add Ihe dry ingredients, raisins and liquids alternately.  4. Beat in the rhubarb (fresh or frozen will do).  5. Pour the mixture info 2 8"x8"x2" greased pans.  6. Sprinkle  the  tops evenly with the remaining sugar and  cinnamon.  7. Bake at 350�� for 40 45 minutes.  8. Let the cake cool in fhe pan. When just warm turn out onto a  rack. It's very good served warm with vanilla ice cream.  I listened to CBC Radio on Thursday afternoon when Susan  Mendelsohn gave some good rhubarb recipes for pie, cake, crisp  and compote. Send a stamped sell addressed envelope to ',  Susan's Recipes  Three's Company  C.B.C. 700 Hamilton St.  Vancouver  V6B482  To the lasagne lady - do hope you had no ill ellects!  Thanks Mrs. T. Happy rhubarb picking.  Nest Lewis  (former Home Economics teacher)  lvvp,y  ���STF"  Day m day, item by item, we do mora n you in  prouldlng variety, quality and friendly irulce.  'We reserue the right to limit quantities  Gower Point Rd., Gibsons       Free Delivery to the Wharf      886"2257  Belter Buv  DAiRy^  margarine       2/* 1.00  Cackleberry Farm Fresh Medium .  white eggs       ..J1.25  brown eggs      ������ $1.35  Carnation - Potatoes  hash brown        ��w,59��  Delnor .  mined uegetables J 1.49  The  PoP  Shoppe  *5.N/case   24 -300 mil  Plus ��4.�� deposit  *5.*Ycase   12 ���850 mil  v.   /wuo0   Plus 14.00 deposit  *New Flavours, Black Cherry & Lemon Lime *Diet Pop  Fresh*  Y  ��� Spring  ��� Salmon  I Good Fish & Chips  I   Gibsons Fish  I       Market  ^887888^  W%*%OT��K*w��%v.v.:<a  1 ALL SPORTS  MARINE  Cash  GUNS  886-9303    !  HBtMMMMt*BBt>*��l��MBaa8 Coast News, April 28, 1981  BARGAIN DAYS  PRICES EFFECTIVE  wed. - sun.  April 29th - May 3rd  Open Fridays til 7 p.m.  Open Sundays & Holidays  10 a.m. -5 p.m.  Better Buy  aluminum foil ,8,��$1.B9  glad wrap *1.39  Tide 0_ g*g*  pwd detergent �������<. ".99  W/handle  %���?*�������  bathroom tissue, J 1.55  Viva .  paper towels.......��J 1.39  Asst'd Colours  Glade Flo Thru .  room deodorizer,.. $1.29  Asst'd Scents  Dentu Creme  denture paste   ,��m, $1.99  Nine Lives Asst'd Flavours _   # jk^kA  cat food     ��.,..,.��.. 2/69Q  Aloha  shelled walnuts     $2,39  HCLSEWACES  AUTO SP0N6ES  by seafoam  Reg. ��1.��  special Purchase Price:  990  FRUIT NAPPIES  bv Libby St. Clair  Attractive fluted edges  Reg. 79��  Special Purchase Price:  550  IWI*Wfl|V  iMimn  uA��L��.   -MEAT-  Gov's Inspected Canada Grade H Beef  CROSS RIB       *9 -0  ROAST Boneless lb.' ��|"fv  Boneless lb.  Try me B.B.Q'd!  Fresh Small Side  PORK SPARERIBS  lb.  $1.68  Budget  500gmpkg ea.' I ��� VV  SMOKED SABLEFISH .9-Q  uHUIIKS (Black Cod) lb.   '����� f ���%)  Olympic Af*   m��k  BEEFBURGERS '2.59  SHOP TALK  .  - Bill Edney  In the Public Service  Voluntary Fire Department  In this community we have numerous voluntary service  organizations���people providing a necessary and useful  service for the public at large. Not the least of these is our  voluntary fire department. Too often, we the citizens are  ignorant of the manner in which voluntary service  organizations perform their skills and duties, and too often we  fail to heed their cries for aid, be it financial or simply a helping  hand.  Public Protective Services fall into my jurisdiction on  Gibson's Council, and Larry Trainor is my deputy. Last  Thursday evening Larry and I met with a group of the Fire  Department which included the Fire Chief Mel Buckmaster  and their longtime Master planner and instructor Cliff  Mahlman. We sat, listened and made notes for hours as they  spelled out in great detail their fire-fighting pre-plans,  capability and incapability due to the lack of adequate water  lines, undersized hydrants in certain locations, or the lack of  them.  The low fire loss record in this area is to be recognized as a  great tribute to a very well organized and trained fire fighting  crew���but the time has come when they need our help and  need it at the risk of peril to ourselves.  Most of us would presume that at the sound of a fire alarm  and discovery of the location they rush there without a preplan. Not so; all streets, hydrants and water lines have been  carefully studied, tested as to pressure (which varies from area  LAUNDRY BASKETS  by Rubbermaid  Will not sag or buckle  Easy grip handles  22'/." X 16'/," X lUlV'h.  to area). The studied and rehearsed pre-plan for all major  buildings and condominiums in the area, is the manner in  which they tackle a fire.  We desperately need up-grading in certain areas to provide  adequate fire-fighting capabilities and this will take money. It  is no one's fault that this is now necessary. A certain amount of  up-grading has gone on every year, but we are not keeping up  with deterioration through age, and with need for larger lines  through growth.  In our talks we discovered concerns that we all should be  sharing with our Volunteer Fire Fighters. As in most instances  of human relationships it seems that there has been a lack of  communications, and lack of advisory input from their point of  view in attempting to deal with potential large scale  conflagrations. The time for input they say, is before  construction even begins. Who of us thinks of the Fire  Department except when disaster is upon us. It is my hope that  we can do more in the near future toward up-grading and  tying in with Regional water lines. As I have said, it will cost  money.  \\  1. Cut out Ihis Coupon  2. Attach to your Sales Slip **.  3. Return to Ken's Lucky Dollar ft  DRAW TO BE MADE SUNDAY AT 5 p.m  TEL NO,  s%  Our popular $50.00 weekly grocery draw will continue each week into  1981 until further notice.  "REAL WIN"  39th  Grocery Draw Winner  Margaret Grigg  Shop with confidence. Our prices are uery competltlue.  Ule mill not be undersold on these aduertlsed items.  We fully guarantee euerythlng we sell to be satisfactory.  or money cheerfully refunded. m  10  Coast News, April 28, 1981  Fleming on education  The funding of special education  by Frances Fleming  Question: Can .von tell as  how special education Is  funded? Is it not paid for bv  special grants from Victoria?  Answer:  Special Education funding  is a very complicated and  involved process, but you mav  be sure of one thing. It is Not  funded by grams of money  from Victoria. The way it  works out, a School Board is  allowed to extend their budget  in the amount needed for  special education, and this  extension is added to their  basic budget. The amount  generated on behalf of special  education is cost-shared with  Victoria on exactly the same  basis as the regular programs.  This means that a wealthy  school district such as Vancouver essentially does pay for  all of its school taxes. The  same thing may hold true for  the Sunshine Coast.  Local programs are approved by the Ministry, which  then authorizes extra funding  to be raised in the form of  special approvals, which are  not special grants. Children  who need special help are  funded in two ways. First of  all, they are included in the  "head count" which determines how many pupils  are in the district. Then extra  funds are added on to help  pay for their special services.  In this way, children with  special needs should never be  regarded as a burden on a  School Board, since they are  funded at 180% of what funds  are generated for a non-  needy child.  The amount paid for education    by    the    Provincial  Government  to  each   school  district is dependent on two  factors,  the  basic  education  tax   levy   and   the   assessed  value for school tax purposes.  The Ministry and the Cabinet  decide  the  extent   to  which  they wish to share in the total  costs of education. Then the  basic    levy    is    determined  leach year) by the Lieutenant-  Governor in Council under the  provisions of the Schools Act  and the assessed values are  certified by the  Assessment  Commissioner under the provisions   of   the   Assessment  Act.  The amount of money  raised by the basic levy is the  share of the cost of the basic  education program paid for by  each district. Remember that  the   term,   basic   education  program,   embraces   special  education. The rest, if any,  is paid by the government.  If by any chance the basic  levy   raises   more   than   is  needed, the government can  collect   the   difference    for  redistribution   to   all   other  boards.  Great problems are being  created by the rapid rise in the  value of real estate, especially  homes in urban areas. If the  assessed value of property  doubles, the school taxes may  also double, or increase even  more, if the mill rate goes up.  Vancouver is in a state of  turmoil right now over its  share of school taxes. Its  Board is threatening not to  pass the required legislation  permitting the City to collect  this year's levy. The Ministry  could, some people believe,  dismiss the Board and put in a  Commissioner to follow the  steps prescribed in the  Schools Act.  When school taxes are high  and rising, citizens always  look askance at the schools  seeking for 'frills' to eliminate  in order lo keep expenses  down. Sometimes special services are placed under fire,  because they are b elicved to  be costly. 1 hope that was not  the thought behind your  question. Special education is  part of the basic education  program and is not a frill.  The perceived needs of each  school district above those  included in the basic education program are met in full  through local taxation (increased mill rate). For these  the Board of School Trustees  is accountable to the ratepayers.  Most Boards of School  Trustees are responsible corporate bodies, who want the  best for the children on whom  the future of our community  (MOlOCh  Wharl Rd  OFFICE  Photocopiers  Cash Registers  Office Supplies  ELECTRONICS  ��� Typewriters  ��� Calculators  Furniture   &   Stationery  Sechell  885-3735  f  capilano  college  Invite* Applications  B for an  INSTRUCTOR IN A HEALTH  ORIENTATION PROGRAMME  Sechell, B.C.  Outlet: To teach an 8 week course  to prepare students for further  training In the health-related field.  Capilano College plans to initiate  a programme for students interested  in a career as a  Licenced Practical Nurse.  Qualifications: Nursing certification  and appropriate clinical experience.  Appointment: Temporary.  Junel to July 31, 1981.  Salary: Faculty scale.  Applications To: Dean of Career/  Vocational programmes,  2055 Purcell Way,  North Vancouver, B.C.  V7J 3H5  Closing Date: May 7, 1981  Bradley J Benson Pnolo  A fine example of "scrimshaw". This recently completed piece  measures approximately five inches and was carved from the  tooth of a sperm whale. The artist is Gordie "The Troll" a  (iibsons Harbour resident, who has been producing scrimshaw  for 14 years. If you would like a piece of his work, be ready for a  three year wait.  Two week pottery course  The well-known potter, Pat  Forst, will instruct a two-week  course in wheelwork, May  4-15th, every day Monday to  Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.  The participants will have use  of studio space 12 noon to 5:00  p.m. if they want to practice  on their own.  A wheel will be available  for each participant and the  course caters to beginners as  well as to those who want to  become more proficient at  throwing pots. Use of glazes,  stacking a kiln and firing,  are part ofthe course content.  The fee is $50 for 30 hours  of instruction and 50 hours of  extra studio time, excluding  materials. Limited enrolment.  Call 885-3512, Continuing  Education,   for   registration.  Moduiine Neighbors  Those two new. recently installed Moduiine Homes await only Ihe linished landscaping lo settle Into their new community.  24' < id-  - " ��"-"�� ������ '--��� " -  2*  -1             1  - 1-J _f  Many Models and Floor  Plans to choose from  Drop in Today  To View  Across from Benner's Furniture  in Sechell  24' x 52'  <*-.*-   -*< U  r  -ST"  ,<     i  15% Down s 15 vears Bank Financing O.A.C.*  COAST MOBILE HOMES 885 9979  depends. They need our  support and understanding  when the heat is on. The last  thing we should demand of  them is that they start cutting  programs for children with  special needs, or any program  that the Board members, in  their wisdom, regard as a  benefit to their district.  The Sunshine Coast is a  growing district, and growth  will depend to a large extent  on how the people who are  attracted to the Sunshine  Coast regard our schools.  Rather than try to limit the  School Board's operation by  attacking the budget, we  should be very interested in  the quality of education we  are getting for our money,  and make the board accountable for every dollar spent.  Good working conditions,  good schools, well paid staff,  and ��� a variety of programs  to fit every child's needs  should be a source of civic  pride.   Thanks   for   asking.  NEW HOURS:  Sunday - Thursday  6:30 am - 4 pm 5 pm - 10pm  Friday & Saturday  6:30 am - 4 pm 5 pm - 11 pm  NOW FULLY LICENCED)  The Snug's  Evening  Bill  We invite you  to choose from  our menu'  ofFresh  Local Seafoods  and Steaks  to sdtisfy  the most robust  appetite.  2 of our Tempting Selections  are  BAKED SOLE 12 oz.T-BONE STEAK  Stuffed fresh Black Sole Marinated for 12 hours  with a rich, delicate and broiled  Bechemal Sauce to perfection  For Reservations or Inquiries  3C  Phone 886-9021  now at  silent sam's  haircutting  a new barber & stylist  from  Vancouver  carol  call carol or terri  885-5911  wharf rd. sechelt  MAMHMM Chatelech  Honour Roll  Coast News, April 28, 1981  11  Susie Anderson  Heidi Brongera  Tammy Cavalier  Cathy Cnicil  Cindy Ingham  Theresa Ladner  Andrea Rayment  Michael Read  Russell K impel  Jennifer Webnore  Loney Zlakris  Stuart Frizzell  GRADE9  Cannella De Los Santos  Susan McKlbbln  John Moser  Heather Nicholson  Nicola Walkey  Trever Blair  Quin Kelly  GRADE 10  Cindy Chappell  Nad Ine Hall  Deborah Klllam  Lisa Matthaus  Joanne Slgouln  Ellen Thomas  Tina WUloughby  Darcle Young  HONOURABLE MENTION  GRADE 8  Chatelech Junior Secondary School's finest. These students made the honour roll this semester.  i Boutassa Photo  Of boots and bovine adventurings  lviarvanne ��� s viewpoint  by Maryanne West  Talk of breaking in a new  pair of hiking boots reminded  me of my first pair of heavy  work boots. I was working on  a, farm in Somerset in wartime  England. Good walking shoes  had been fine all summer but  were unsuitable for muddy  pastures and bartons and I  didn't want to spend another  winter wearing rubber boots  every day. The men all wore  heavy, hob-nailed boots so I  bought myself a pair.  The first day I wore them to  work I wisely decided that half  a day would probably be  enough. So after lunch I laced  up my new boots and went  back to work expecting to be  kept busy around the yard  and barn until milking-time.  No mention was made of my  new boots but the Boss said  he wasted me to go down to  the moor and move the heifers  and dry cows from the field  behind the church to the field  "on batch" beside the army  camp. "Okay" I said, "How  many are there?" "Five  heifers, three dry cows and  the yearling bull" the boss  replied and as he didn't offer  me any help, I presumed he  thought I could handle the job  and anyway I was too proud to  suggest it might be easier  to get the animals across the  five road crossroads at the  bottom of town if there were  two of us.  In that part of Somerset all  farms have some high ground  and some land on the "moor",  low-lying pastures which were  once under water. Because of  wartime requirements which  forced even dairy farmers to  plough up so many acres each  year to grow grain, grassland  was at a premium and we  rented extra fields where they  were available and spent  much time on the road moving  cattle, if possible the day  before they felt the grass  supply had been depleted.  I got my bike and set off for  the field behind the church,  going by way of the batch,  where I propped the field gate  open and stopped at the  churchyard to close the gates.  No need to count heads to  know I had a problem. There  were only three heifers and  the bull in the field. Obviously  we should have moved these  beasts the day before. The  cows were easily located in the  field to the south, but the  heifers had to be among the  cows in the field to the west.  No hedges or fences separated these moorland acres,  just 4-5 ft. wide deep ditches,  . sometimes choked with rushes  and other aquatic plants.  These had recently been  cleaned and there was no  choice but to jump, easily  done wearing shoes but taking  considerable energy to propel  those heavy boots.  Looking back I can't ima-  their  back over the ditch individually and they were of  course reluctant to leave  their greener pasture and then  there were the two heifers to  separate from the neighbour's  herd.  Something over an hour  later I had them all together  and ready to go and I was  exhausted, but worse was to  come.  On the road they ambled  along quietly taking advantage ofthe thick grass growing  along the uncut verge and I  was in no mood to hurry them.  1 pushed my bike and gently  urged the slowpokes to keep  moving. Of course, in the time  it had taken me to round up  my charges, someone had  taken a shortcut through the  churchyard and left the gate  open, and children running  out of a garden frightened two  of the heifers which bolted  into the churchyard.  That was a spring when the  afternoon excitement for  children coming home from  school was to watch me  chasing calves around the  orchard. Their mothers had  gone across the road to the  barn where food awaited, but  often one or more of the  calves doubled back at the  gate leading me a merry chase  around the trees. The churchyard, full of gravestones of  all shapes and sizes, was  worse. Except along the main  paths the grass was long and  the heifers were in no mood to  leave willingly. There were  also yew trees, poisonous to  cattle, lining the walk to the  church door  Eventually with much yell  changed. The five-road crossing posed no problems as a  bus pulled to a halt on one side  and a truck on the other as we  came to the highway, discouraging any animal with  enterprising ideas from break  ing ranks. With a whoop and a  holler they were encouraged  to hurry across to the obvious  haven of the road up the  batch.  Here luck was with me  again. A soldier loafing outside the Nisson huts obligingly  agreed to block the road  beyond our destination and  direct the lead cow through  the still open gate. I closed the  gate with more than a sigh of  relief.  The way home, a couple of  miles uphill, was just about  the last straw. My feet weighed a ton and I could barely  muster the strength to put one  foot in front ofthe other, much  less ride the bike.  Milking was already in progress when I finally dragged  myself into the barn to be  greeted with "What on earth  have you been doing. It  couldn't have taken you more  ���than half an hour to move  those cows?" I didn't bother  to explain - just told them I  was going home to bed.  I never did ask the boss if  he took one look at my boots  and deliberately sent me off  on a wild goose chase. But  then he couldn't have known  those heifers were all out - or  could he?  Mary Anne Austin  Lisa Blackwell  Kelly Bull  Lori Clarke  Tim Hlgginbotham  Phillip Nelson  Trevor Pike  Teresa RoblUlard  Maria Shtenz  Shcryl Winters  Paul Morris  GRADE9  Lynda Almond  Dawn Band!  Sabena Craigan  Theresa Matthaus  Patti Ann Park  Kelly Sberiden  GRADE 10  Steve Almond  Laurie Brown  Jennifer Dowman  Ellen Horns  Jill Flumerfelt  Sonja Jorgenson  Tammy McPhall  Andrew Tletzen  RETAIL SALES  Specializing in Thermal  and Moisture Protection  - Fibreglas Pink Insulation  - Skylights  -1", VA", 2", VI,", 3" Rigid Insulation  - Rolled Roofing & Duroid Shingles  - Caulking & Sealants  - Shakes and Shake Supplies  - Brown Pre-painted & Galvanized Flashings  - Lead Roof Flashings & Nails  - Assorted Roofing & Sheet Metal Tools  ' Plus All Types of Roofing Supplies  FOR SALE AT  Peninsula Roofing  insulation Ltd.  1356 Wharf Rd.  Sechelt  885-3744  Special volunteer week  This year between April  26th and May 2nd volunteers  across the country are being  recognized and thanked for  their contributions to the  quality of life in their respective communities. Each year  National Volunteer Week is  that special time set aside to  say thanks to those who give  voluntarily in some way of  their time, energy and skills...  almost 25% of the Canadian  population, and the Sunshine  Coast is no exception. So, let's  all of us say thanks!  For more information concerning local voluntary opportunities, contact Joan Cowder  oy   at  the   Sunshine   Coast  Volunteer Bureau in Sechelt,  885-5881.  maeics nuRseRy  DISCOUNT SALE  Still on  While Stock Lasts  Hwy. 101, Roberts Creek  Know Your W J J ll J \W   Better  KAREN GANETT (Educational Director)  Will be at Setv ��a&tf  May 4th & 5th  1:00 to 5:00 pm  Everyone Welcome to learn what  a tiialiJ can do!  51 (Bring your Pfaff Machine)  j Trail Bay Centre       tj^ (iwW 885-2725  RECEPTIONIST II  SECHELT  RMpotMlbllittM: Reception, Clerical  typing duties to support total  college operation In Sechelt.  Qualifications' indepetiijent judgement  and discretion, Grade 12, related  experience, 50 worde per minute typing,  ability to transcribe machine dictation.  Appointment Date: July 13th, 1981  Salary: $687.00 ��� $765.00 monthly.  (Based on a 20 hour week)  Apptlcatlona: Please forward detailed  resume, or application form  ! rfM-fflfrr   waj|gp|eJ!*c^J^heft.o|li*# jw��  Jart-MiwHit-v,  Personnel Assistant,  Capilano College,  2055 Purcell Way,  North Vancouver, B.C. V7 J 3H5  Closing Date: May 5,1981.  Quote competition: 81 - 184-C  Competition open to male and female  applicants. Union membership in A.U.C.E.  local #4 Is condition of employment.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  *  We still have the best selection of *  Used Cars and Trucks ever displayed J  in the Gibsons area. *  laUUklll-J     Ua-wh     ���     Vail   I      Ulia- *������***������ <,v��a>w*,o, ivm������.-i; i  gine why I didn't take  my still quietly grazing along the-ft  boots off to chase those cows roadside   waiting    for    our  in bare feet. Each one had to return,  be rounded up and chased      From here on in my luck  ng the main "^ aajav  as long and M ^F^k                                  Gk  i no mood to _^ U   H     _                 ^           ^_   ^        _  overtomb- ** ^^    AUTOMOTIVE PARTS SALES & SERVICES LTD  I to reunite J( YOUR TOYOTA DEALER         D.L. #5848  leifers with ^ 886-7919        Hwy. 101 & Payne Rd., Gibsons      886-8414  fortunately T  it* new...  and it can be  yours  ing and jumping over tomb  stones I managed to reunite -it  the two errant heifers with ^  confreres,   fortunately ��  * ��������������������������� CARS ***  Panel  I cyl. auto with rear seat  A fun car  Come see for yourself!  Financing available  to approved credit.  *  *** TRUCKS ������������������}  LOCAL   REPRESENTATIVE:  Walter Froeia  Valencia Development. 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MANY MORE GREAT  CARS & TRUCKS  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  t  ******** Hi  12 Coast News, April 28. 1981  Birding outing  bv Vince Bracewell  The boat trip to Vancroft  required Jack Mercer to make  Iwo trips from his marina in  Secret Cove. Wc had 27 adults  and teenagers and five children .  We started out in a westerly  direction, following the beach  around the island to the south-  cast end. then wc went inland  .1111] followed the road back to  Ihe landing. The trip took over  six hours.  Chimney  Cleaning  & Maintenance  Phone 886-8187  We had a picnic lunch on  the beach. Over 50 species of  birds were seen, including five  bald eagles, one osprey, two  turkey vultures, two female  old squaw ducks, two water  pipits, numerous mergansers,  grebes, loons, etc. Also the  common birds ofthe woods including yellow-rumped warblers, orange-crowned warbler,  hermit thrush, Hutton's vireo,  warbling vireo and savannah  sparrow.  The next field trip is May 2,  when we host the Vancouver  Natural History Society. Meet  at 9:30 a.m. at the Homestead  Drive-Inn, Wilson Creek.  Bring your field guild books,  binoculars, shower gear? and  a lunch. See you.  capilano'  college  SUNSHINE COAST  CREDIT FBEH COURSES  The following courses, programs and  seminars will be held at the Sechelt Learning  Centre, for the Summer Term.  METRIC WORKSHOP  Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ��� May 22  1 session Fee: $20.00  The purpose of the workshop Is to familiarize  the consumer with a rationale behind the  conversion to 61 and the main metric units  used In everyday living.  DRAFTING FOR REDESIGNING  YOUR HOME  Monday 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. starting May 4  5 sessions Fee: $38.00  If you are thinking of renovating your home,  take this practical Introduction to drafting tor  redesigning small rooms to large ones.  TAX PLANNING FOR INDEPENDENT  BUSINESSES  Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. May 22  1 session Fee: $70.00  Chartered Accountants David Millar and  Ron Walsh are the facilitators of this one-day  workshop on Tax Planning. They are both  specialists in this field. Discuss with them  your tax problems.  TOUCH TYPING:  THE KEYBOARD IN TWO DAYS  Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  May 9 and 10  2 sessions Fee: $30.00  Can you learn to type? A two day workshop  for those who are curious about the keyboard  of a typewriter and who are interested., in  beginning to learn to type.  TYPING WORKSHOP:  SPECIALIZED TYPING  Tuesday and Thursday 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.  starting May S  8 sessions Fee: $50.00  Brush up on those special aspects of typing  which are of specific interest to you.  MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION:  A SHORT COURSE  Tuesday and Thursday 7:00 to 9:30p.m.  starting June 2  8 sessions Fee: $50.00  To familiarize students with transcription  equipment and its use In the office.  HOW TO SET UP AND RUN  A ONE PERSON OFFICE  Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 9  1 session Fee: $45.00  Establishing need, space requirements and  alternatives, filing system equipment,  services and suppliers, when to expand,  paper-flowing systems.  PAYROLL WORKSHOP  Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. May 2 and 9  2 sessions Fee: $45.00  The purpose of this workshop is to provide  instruction in the proper preparation and  recording of payroll information.  HOW TO RECRUIT AND SELECT STAFF  Friday 9:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 12  1 session Fee: $33.00  Offered as a first of four personnel administration seminars, this course is designed to  maximize employer effectiveness in selecting the right people for the right jobs.  RESUME WORKSHOP  Saturday 12:30 to 0:30 p.m. May 9  1 session Fee: $30.00  An effective personal resume is often the  secret of getting a new job or advancing an  existing career. This Intensive one day  workshop will show you everything you need  to know to prepare an Individually tailored  professional resume.  POLISHING WRITING SKILLS  Saturday 12:30a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  starting May 18  3 sessions Fee: $48.00  For business people who write on a regular  basis and would like to improve their techniques through some basic, effective methods and guidelines, which are demonstrated clearly and simply.  SELF PUBLISHING  Saturday 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 6 and 13  2 sessions Fee: $38.00  Why wait until someone else publishes your  book? When you do It yourself you not only  have the pleasure of seeing your manuscript  in print but you design, promote and sell  your own book as well.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY  FOR ALL THE ABOVE COURSES  For registration or inlormallon eat) 885-9310  12:30 to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, or drop In  to the Sechelt Learning Centra, end of  Inlet Avenue, in Sechelt.  Expensive  In the first six months of  1980, ICBC paid out $40 million more in claims than in the  same period last year. Of that,  $15 million due to increased frequency of accidents, and  $25 million was the result  of increased severity.  Buying   Selling  Moving  or  Just Dreaming  The Sunshine Coast  REALTOR  will help you do it.  Available at  Realty offices.  capilano  college  SECHELT  LEARNING  CENTRE  NEW HOURS  We will be open  ,12:30 to 4:30p.m.,  June 1st to July 10th  inclusive, and will return  to present "normal hours"  on July 13th.  ��� John Uttmside ptioto  This pup stole the show at the Sechelt Open House held by (cast (able Vision last Saturday.  Exit the hunter  Carl's  corner  In search of a career  b.v Carl Chrismas  We were almost tempted to  spend the night there but I  think wc both felt it would be  an invasion of the brothers'  privacy. The feeling of walking  in on ghosts had been very  strong when we first entered the  cabin and wc hadn't quite  thrown off the feeling.  As we left the clearing 1  stopped for a last look and gave  an involuntary salute to the  ghosts in the Dutchman's  cabin!  The rest of the journey from  there to the miners' cabin wasa  long, tough hike, .lust before  dark we had sat down for a  smoke and to try to get our  bearings. We were not sure  whether we were lost or not at  that point so we had to make a  decision on a camp site.  Once again the dogs had  deserted us and had gone off by  themselves. I'crse whistled and  called, then saw Ted lying on  the ground just below us. We  walked down to take a look and  found him to be lying in the  middle of the trail. Our tracks  were still visible from the  previous day and we knew it  was not far to the cabin. Once  again the bugs came in handy.  We were just about to the  cabin when both Ted and  Windy broke loose with the  most ungodly baying and  caterwauling. A cougar had  crossed our trail not many  hours before and the dogs were  hot on it. But no way could we  chase them in the dark. We  were lucky enough to grab  them both and lead them the  rest of the way to the cabin.  "We'll be ready to go at the  crack of dawn", growled Perse.  "Maybe we'll get lucky yet!"  But during the night the rain  commenced again. It would  wash out all sign of tracks and  be a waste of time. Perse was  completely frustrated.  "Have you noticed that we  have not seen a sign of any  game this trip? Not a grouse,  deer or any other animal!  Maybe all the game left with  the Dutchmen! Let's get to hell  out of this country!"  It was well that we left when  we did. The rain turned to snow  and made the crossing of the  swing bridge more of a nightmare than coming over the first  time.  The long sleep hill up out of  the river bottom had to be dug  and sanded as the snow got  deeper and the weather colder.  Wc began to have carburetor  problems with the old car and  by the time we got to Lady-  smith at three o'clock the  following morning, the only  way we could keep the engine;,  running was foroneofustolie  on the running board and tap,  the carburetor bowl with a  wrench.  By the time we made Cassidy  and home we were the sorriest  looking pair of skunked cougar  hunters that ever hit the Island.  That was the straw lhat  broke the camel's back. My  cougar hunting career was cut  as cleanly as if slashed by the  blade of a finely honed skinning knife. The only woods I  wanted to see at that moment  would have to have home or a  warm, comfortable camp nearby. And a regular pay cheque  every two weeks.  By the look of the snow on  Cecil Mountain it looked like it  would   be  a  month or two  before we would get back up  there. But a week orso laterthe  answer to that problem appeared on the Island Highway  in the form ofa stout man in a  big. new Buick. His name was  Bert Welch, he owned Olympic  logging Co. Ltd. at Big  Qualicum River and he was  looking for a good logging  truck driver.  He had just hired Wally  Walsh, a hooktender neighbour of mine from down the  road and had picked me up as I  was walking to Perse's place.  At five o'clock the next  morning I was riding with  Wally the sixty-odd miles up  the Island Highway; at seven  o'clock I was herding a three-  ton Ford truck and ten-ton  Hayes trailer up a plank road  towards Home Lake. I had a  full belly from a camp-cooked  breakfast and was on the  payroll at $5.00 per day. I was  on top ofthe world!  The cougar hunting phase of  mv career was over.  Proclamation  WHEREAS healthy family life is the cornerstone of our  society and community;  AND WHEREAS the importance of the family unit is  recognised as a positive influence on the community;  AND WHEREAS all citizens of Gibsons are encouraged to  recognise the power they, as members of a family, possess to  strengthen our community;  AND WHEREAS the Municipal Council of Gibsons wish  to encourage all residents and community agencies to  strengthen family life;  NOW KNOW YE THAT we do by these present proclaim  and declare that the month of MA Y, 1981, shall be known as  FAMILY MONTH in Gibsons, British Columbia.  R. Lorraine Goddard, Mayor  Audrey's  coffee serulce  i  j sPECiALizme in:  I Office Coffee Service  ! with loan of equipment  COME TO MILORE FOR OUR  Special Spring Sale  ALL SMALL FRUITS are still on Sale  FRUIT TREES Reg $9 95 $10.95 Now Only $7.95  Large' Selection  JUNIPERS Emerald Spreader & Blue Danube  Reg. $3.49  On Sale for $2.49  JAPANESE FLOWERING PLUM Reg $2095  Now Only $16.95 Double & Single  12' LOMBARDY POPLARS Reg $8.95 Now $6.95  MUMS - CUSHION & INTERMEDIATE Reg. soc  Now 60C ea.  FLOWERING CABBAGE & KALE  Reg. $1.00 per box  On Sale for 75��  Open Irom  9:00 am - 7:00 pm  FLOWERING  BULBS  ALL 30",, OFF  PERENNIALS  Reg $1 25  Now $1.00 ea.  -S^Ori        ���  "For Your Home"  A Full Line of Carpets, Linoleum & Pre-Finished Hardwoods  AT VANCOUVER PRICES  iCeS  Rubber Back  885-3716  ��eie��*'   SAXONY CARPET  Colours: Caramel ^^L   fiC  Blend of Browns ��� O*    '  6Vt V*        100% Nylon Celanese  *t0   SAXONY CARPET $14.*��  4 Colours Installed  Over i/2" Underlay  ���*���*>       12' Armstrong  CUSHIONED  $5.*5  FLOOR  No Wax  All Roll Ends  V* PRICE  Edgemont Blvd.  North Vancouver  North Rd. & Kiwanis Way  886-8187  Lonsdale Ave.,  North Vancouver ������*  a���".  \t.ii ��l  - John Burnside photo.  The eif le Is back! After in absence of fifteen months the missing eagle was back atop the golf course sign. Restored by Dick  Marsh, it is now in adult plumage.  Confessions of an out of work musician  The search for sustenance  byEhJax  I had now totally given up  on the music business (for the  time being) and returned to  the coast in search of a full  time job. The search was a  long and frustrating one for,  as I have often said, there is  no job worse than the job of  finding a job.  In the weeks that followed,  I walked, drove, hitch-hiked  and pedalled my way in and  out of a vast variety of application forms. It was always the  same; unsympathetic secretaries filing them away under  H for Hopeless.  I checked with Manpower  constantly and got to the point  where the fellow at the other  end of the line knew who I was  by the sound of my voice. I  even went to visit him once in  a while. We were palsl  My efforts were not totally  May 6 at 7 p.m.  John Reisinger  Christian speaker  well-known in  Canada and USA  Speaking on:  "THE DEVOLUTION OF MAN"  ��� What has happened to our  society in the last 10 years?  ��� Why has it happened?  ��� What can we expect?  Chatelech Gym in Sechelt  - No Charge -  Reformed Christian eathering  in vain. Once in a while he had  a job for me. Great jobs too.  More ditch digging, the odd  nail pulling, slinging mud for  the sake of masonry, a little  landscaping and dozens of  maybe next weeks.  Next week? HA I If tomorrow never comes, next  week is out of the ballpark.  Things were getting tough I  These sporadic temporary jobs  were not paying the bills.  Finally, on the brink of  despair, I went to welfare.  I did not find the Department of Human Resources to  be very humane. They were  resourceful, mind you. They  managed to dig around in  their bureaucratic memory  bank and find many reasons  not to help me.  When I say "they" I am not  referring to all people in the  department but to the department itself. The first woman I  consulted was very kind and  understanding; she actually  listened to me and wanted to  help. Unfortunately she was  merely the receptionist. When  she brought out the boss I  knew I was in trouble. This  woman was meant She had  the charm of a pair of fungus-  ridden sweat socks and the  undaunted ears of a brick wall.  She told me she couldn't  help me and told me to come  back next Tuesday. I was  supposed to start a job next  Tuesday, but that didn't  matter to her. Forego the job  if I want help from them. I  pleaded with her, displaying  my empty pockets. I needed  .Announcing  anew  at fantastic savings.  Time-Zero  Supercobr  SX-70 Land film  Polaroid  Uses new Time-Zero Supercolor SX-70 film.  Polaroid's OneStep is the world's simplest camera.  Just touch the button and the excitement begins with the new  dazzling Time-Zero Supercolor film. You see the picture  in bnlliant color in seconds now, not minutes.  *9.  45  PER PACK  Why wait any longer?  *18.  95  Time-Zero Supercolor  SX-70 Film  Polaroid OneStep  Sechelt   WESTERN DRUG MART  Trail Bay Centre 885-9833  "Polaroid; "OneStep:' "SX70; "Supercolor"' and "Time-Zero" are registered trademarks ot Polaroid  Corporation, Cambridge. Mass. U S.A  clothes and lunches for my  job. Today was only Thursday,  how was I to get through the  weekend? She didn't care.  "Can't you do anything?"  I begged.  "Maybe a food voucher,"  said the sweat socks.  I wasn't proud and accepted. She was though and  rejected.  Because I had no identification I was (and I quote)....  "shit outta luck fella."  I could tell she really  enjoyed that.  That was my first visit.  My second visit was more  fun. The job fell through and  so did my appointment for  Tuesday. On Wednesday I  was ushered into an office  and found myself face to face  once again with Attila the  Hun-ness.  She took to the attack  immediately and wouldn't  let me say a word in my  defence. She was better than  Perry Mason and before I  knew it I was condemned  as a lazy no good gigolo.  It seems that because I live  with a woman (no matter that  it has only been for a short  while out of the kindness of  her heart; for I had no place  to go) and share a bed, we are  as if married. Because my  "common law spouse" is  working, she is, according to  the department, duty-bound  to support me. It does not  matter that she has her own  problems and doesn't want to  support me. I find it semi-  amusing that I walked into  that office single and walked  out married. At the time,  though, I was too peeved to  enjoy the joke.  It had reached a point now  that there was no way they  were going to give me financial aid. Attila the sweat sock  took immense pleasure in  that. I really wanted to smash  her smug little face in, but I  am a peaceful man. Besides,  she waa kind of cute in a  Quasimodo sort of way. I  didn't want to ruin that.  Instead I merely hissed at her,  "I thought you were supposed  to help people" and made a  very loud and dramatic final  exit.  My next step was obvious.  Back to the city with a better  plan, a plan I knew I could  carry out. 1 took my guitar  and was to sing in the streets  of Vancouver.  Next week: the street scene.  WATCH  fan th  necuiif  wwi/cUed  RESTAURANT  opmtuj iootit  in  Bonniebrooh  Lodge  Jjwud Twuu  Coast News, April 28, 1981  13  Panelling Clearance  OLD STOCK    25% OFF  If 3   Rflftltfl    (PRICE PER SHEET)  3/8:: $5.59  1/2." $6.59  j**-    5/8" $7.99  <9FZfzM   3/4:: $.8.99  Quantities  Last  210 Sq.  Butt Rooting  Pastel Green Only  $29.99  sq.  3 left,    as is  6x8  wooden Greenhouses *100.00 ea.  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Member of the  Christian Science  Board of Lectureship  Sun., May 3 at 4 p.m.  in United Church, Gibsons  Christian Science Society, Sechelt warmly invites you  In the early days, the  settlers followed the habit  of the native people of North  America and became hunters  and gatherers of the natural  foods available. Slowly this  changed and ranching and  farming became the method of  food production.  The production of seafood,  however, has remained mainly  a hunting (fishing) and gathering operation. Due to the  dwindling stocks of many  varieties of seafood the old  methods are going to be  replaced by new techniques.  One method is "fish farming"  or aquaculture. The Sunshine  Coast is an ideal place for this  type of operation. I only hope  that it takes the form of a  family-type of cottage industry  like the oyster farms that have  been a part of our community  for many years now.  Salmon are being reared in  ponds in Porpoise Bay by the  Sechelt Indian Band at the  present time as part of the  salmonid enhancement program of the Federal Fisheries  Department. This is not a true  "fish farm" operation, however, as these fish will be  released into the inlet when  they reach a certain size,  where it is hoped they will  mature and be harvested in  the usual manner.  Another type of operation  that is being researched at  the present time is the production of seaweed. As I  reported in my column of  November 11 last year, Dr.  Ron Foreman, of Simon Fraser  University is directing a  "Seaweed Research Project"  at Bamfield on the west coast  of Vancouver Island. They  have proposed that this "kelp  farming" could be started in  the Queen Charlotte Islands,  at Sointula on Malcolm Island  and the Pender Harbour area.  As I have told you in an  earlier issue, the first time I  had kelp soup was in 1937 at  Harry Roberts' place on  Nelson Island, near Pender  Harbour.  "Combu" is the Japanese  name for kelp and there is a  good market for this product  in Japan. I am sure we will  develop a taste for this nutritious food in  the  future.  More on aquaculture soon.  Sea You.  "Drop In for Lunch" gained a fresh meaning hut Friday when this helicopter did Just that at Pebbles on Trail Bay.  Nature Notes  MAXWELLS PHARMACY  YOUR COMPLETE HEALTH CARE CENTRE  * Fast Prescription Service  * Health Care Accessories  * Almay Hypoallergenic Cosmetics  * Patient Aids (Sales & Rentals) crutches,  comodes. bed pans, canes, etc.  107 cedar Plaza, albums 886-8158  0PENSUHDAYS"�������<���  by Vicki deBoer  Slugs! Just the name  conjures up visions of a  creeping slimy creature out of  a horror movie. The combination of a mild winter and  the recent heavy rainfall plus  warm temperatures has  brought them out in full  force. To west coast gardeners  Slugs  are  actually  without a visible shell,  do   have   a   vestigial  snails  Some  shell  Just about forever  by Michael J. Nozlnskl  A Saturday favoured by Sol.  A sea breeze. Lap of surf. Cry  of gull. More two, five and ten  year olds than "grownups"  grown halfway through their  unconditionally unguaranteed  three score and ten. Can these  youngins yet hope to score, to  Chimney  Cleaning  & Maintenance  Phone 886-8187  come to a position side by side  they  will  entwine  and  exchange sperm. They will lay  eggs soon  afterwards in  a  it  is like  a  nightmare,  as  hidden within the body and damp spot. The eggs are sof)  slugs are one of the hardest  some   have   a   small   shell and  amber coloured,  about  garden  pests   to   eradicate,   visible on the surface towards one fifth of an inch across.  Sprinkling them with salt ot   the rear of the animal. Be- and they will hatch in about a  hand picking them     is the  cause of the lack of a shell, month if the  weather con-  safest as the poisonous slug  slugs are more vulnerable to ditions are right,  baits available can be danger-  predators and to drying up.      Despite what  many  gar-  ous to children and pets.           Slugs live in damp places and deners may think, green food  are most active during wet  weather, especially at night.  Their body slime helps to keep  moisture in and is also an aid  in climbing as it is a sticky  substance.   Some  slugs  are  very good climbers and they  use their slime as a ladder to  n     r    __._   lower themselves many feet shallow"tray"of beer as they  super       something-or-other   tered about, wind-whispered through the air to the ground. are attracted to the yeast in ':.\  strike the final conflagration,   and borne on undercurrents     slu8s   are   hermaphrodite it and will drown themselves ���<  or cavalierly  force-feed  the   below the children's  vestal  and can reproduce without a in the beer. 5j  slowest  of  all   seepage   as   cry of glee of gulls of swoosh  ma,e- Tne)' seem ,0 Prefer a      ����� folklore, slugs have been *>  Plutonium pollutes  and  de-   of sea at the P.A.N.T. picnic -  two way exchange of sperm considered a cure for all sorts "���  generates throughout its sun-   at the People Against Nuclear between   mating   pairs.   To of ailments from TB to warts. :���  dry  half-lives  of scores  of  Technology's     sun-savoured  people the mating process of To cure warts, you rub the..;  scores of millennia? Now long   surf safari  at   the   Roberts  slu8s may not be very appeal- wart with a slug, then impale '.���,  extinct, had Neanderthal or  Creek Site Saturday the 25th.  in8- however the slugs must the slug on a thorn. As the a  Cro-Magnum Man monkeyed  Call Randy: 886-9325, but do  find '<,0 tneir likin8- as tnere slug withers away, so does the '.',  know experientially if life  begins at 40, or taste the wine  of retirement? Or will some  These nebulous, haunting  spectres coupled with wrenching hard specifics were ban-  is not a slug's main diet. ',;  Some slugs feed only on fungi !;  or rotting vegetation; others '.-  are attracted to carrion, dung, ";  kitchen refuse, and some eat ,';  earthworms, centipedes and ���;  other slugs. A popular way of ��� ;.  catching slugs is to put out a '.'<  with Nukes would not the  droppings still burn? Does  'Nuclear Waste Forever'?  MAKING  AUTOPLAN PREMIUM  INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS  DURING THE INSURANCE CORPORATION  LABOR DISPUTE  While the strike continues, it will not be possible for the Insurance  Corporation to withdraw pre-authorized payments from the bank  accounts of motorists who have arranged to pay for their Autoplan  coverage by installments.  Many motorists who renewed their Autoplan policies in January or  February using the installment plan will have their first payment due  now or in early May.  To keep your Autoplan account in good standing, you are requested  to send your first installment by cheque or money order to:  Revenue Accounting  Insurance Corporation of British Columbia  Box 11131,1055 West Georgia Street  Vancouver, B.C. V6E3R4  Please be sure to identify your payment by writing the word  "finance" and the vehicle licence number SHOWN ON YOUR  CONTRACT on the back of your cheque or money order.  After our staff has returned to work, the withdrawal of  pre-authorized bank payments will resume. All payments made until  then will, of course, be credited to your account before any further  withdrawals are made.  Thank you for your co-operation.  ��� INSURANCE  CORPORATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  not proclaim that I didn't have  my abscessed tooth gladly  x-rayed.  Forests touch  the lives of all  Canadians....  never seems to be a shortage wart,  of  little   slugs.   Two   slugs This column  is  to  share H  will circle, constantly licking Nature Lore, so if you have ��j  each other and eating each information to share or ques- K  other's   slime.   When   they, tions, call 886-8029  TH.NK  FORESTS  m  LET THE SUNSHINE IN!  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North Vancouver, B.C. 985-0611  *UCKTOP  "Quality service since 1956"  AMALGAMATED  MEMBER     JfflA PHOTOS  ttincoA.>L  Professional Photographic Services  Offers:  ��� Choice of outdoor or  studio settings.  ��� Head and shoulders or full-length  views in your gown or suit.  ��� Appointments on grad day or before.  ��� Portrait packages to suit every budget.  ��� Individual, couple or group photos.  For appointments and additional information  Sue Winters at   ^AillCOAi-C  i. 886-2937 <����I]��P3 A  s&%  Notice Board  Sponsored as a Public Service  886-2622     by the Coast News    886-7817  NOTE: Early announcements will b* run one., thtn mutt bl  re-submitted to run again, no mon than on* month prior to  thi event.  Coming Events  Gibsons Scout, and Cuba - Bout* Drhw Saturday. May 2nd Boys (in  uniform, please) and drivers with suitable vehicles, are asked to be at  Ihe Sunnycrest Centre Perking Lot at 10:30 ��m. Bottle pick-up should  be completed by 2:30 pm.  Sunshine CoasI Motocross Club Meeting on Tuesda y May Sth at the  Omega Restaurant in Gibsons. 7:30 pm. to co-ordinate the May24th  Provincial Meet. Public is urged to attend.  Brldg. at th. Wilson Creek Hall. Wednesday, April 29th. 1981 - 7:30  p.m  Refreshments, prizes. Information 885-9726. Last time to play  until fall.  Fllness In Motion: Exercise to Music. Roberts Creek Community Hall.  Mon . Wed., Fri. - 9:30 am - 10:30 am. Also St. Hilda's Church Hall.  Sechelt. Tues. & Thurs. -12:15 pm -12:45 pm., commencing April 7th.  SI0 mo For info, call Rieta. 886-2875 TFN  B.C. Armwrestling Championships, May 2 - Elphinstone Secondary  School Gym 4 Wt Div. Men. 2 Div. Women - Weigh-ins 8 am.  Competition begins 12 noon. For info, call 886-2706 or 886-8263.  Regular Events  Elphinstone Plon..r Museum. The Elphinstone Pioneer Museum in  Gibsons will be dor d until further notice.  . ... Monday  Roberta Creek Hospital Auilllary Second Monday of each month -11  mi  St Aidan s Hall  Sunshine Pottery Guild meets every 2nd Monday of the month at the  Studio'' corner of NorthRoad and Highway 101 at 7 pm. TFN  O.A.P.O. .38 Regular Masting. First Monday of each month - 2 pm.  Social Bingo 2nd & 3rd Mondays 2 pm al Harmony Hall. Gibsons.  Tuesday  Women's Aglow Fellowship Meets every third Tuesday of the month at  Harmony Hall. Gibsons Transportation and babysitting available 886-  7 J 26  Duplicate Brldg. 7 30 sharp at Sunshine CoasI Golf Club. 1st and 3rd  Tuesdays ol each month. For further information contact Phyllis  Hoops. 686-2575  Sunshine Coast Arts Council Regular meeting 4th Tuesday of every  month .il 7 30 pm at Ihe Arts Centre in Sechelt.  Al-Anon Meetings Al-Anon Meetings every Tuesday night Roberts  Cieek  Foi information call 886-9059 or 886-9041.  Sunshine Coast Navy League ol Canada Cadets and Wrenelles. ages  10 to 13 will again meet Tuesday nights. 7 - 9pm . United Church Hall.  Gibsons New recruits welcomed  Wednesday  Tops Club Gibsons Tops meets every Wed. evening at 6:45 in the  Armour's Beach Athletic Hall. New members and teen members  welcome. Phone 886-9765 eves.  Sunshine Lapidary a Craft Club Meets 1st Wed. every month at 7:30  pm For information 866-2873 or 686-9204.  Pender Harbour Hospital Auilllary  Second Wedneaday of each  month, l:30pm. St. AndrewsChurch-New mambere alwayewelcome.  Wilson Creek Community Reading Cantre 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. 885-2709  Sechell Garden Club. 7:30 p.m.. St. Hilda's Hall. Firat wednetdaya  except January, July. August.  O.A.P.O. ��3I Carpet Bowling Every Wednesday 1 pm. at Harmony Hall.  Gibsons  Sunshine Cowl Sporte Club will be having a track-and-field  organizational meeting at Elphinstone School. Wednesdays 5 p.m.  Women's Luncheons 12 ��� 1 pm. Starting Thursday. Feb. 5. at "The  Heron' in Gibsons. Reservations recommended - 886-9924. Enjoy  good food and the company of other women who work. Sponsored by  the Sunshine Coast Women's Program.  Thursday  The Bargain Barn of the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary is  open on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 until 3:30.  Al-Anon Mealing Every Thursday in Gibsons at Bpm. For information  call 886-9569 or 886-9037.  Western Weight Controllera Every Thursday at 1 pm in the Armours  Beach Athletic Hall. Gibsons and In the Sechelt Elementary School.  Thursdays at 7pm. New members welcome. 885-3795.  O.A.P.O: ���*�� Public Bingo Every Thursday 7:45 pm. sharp at Harmony  Hall. Gibsons  Roberta Creak Legion Bingo every Thursday, beginning May 7. Early  Bird, Regular and Bonanza. T.F.N.  Friday  Square Dancing The Country Start Square Dancers: Gibsons United  Church every Friday 8 to 11 pm. Baglnnara Classes: for more  Information 886-8027 or 886-9540.  Qlbaona Toi Lot Every Fri.. 9:30- 11:30am. in Gibaons United Church  Hall. Paranta with children 0 - 3 yra. are welcome. For further Info, call  Shawn 686-6036.  Thrill Shop Every Friday. 1 - 3pm. Thrift Shop. Gibsons United Church  basement.  Wllaon Creek Community Reading Cent��� Noon - 4:00 pm. 885-2709  Woman's now (ooelm) Hockey. Friday nlghta, 7:30- 9:30pm, Gibsons  Elementary Gym, atlckt available.  O.A.P.O. ��38 Pot Luck Supper, last Friday of every month at 6 pm. at  Harmony Hall, Gibaons.  Suncoast Challenge Every Friday In Elphie Lunch Room and Gym.  April 3 - Paul Johnson - Negro alnger - Folk a Rock. ��14  Saturday  Wllaon Crttk Community Reeding Centre 11:30-1 p.m. 885-2709  Tht Bargain Bam of the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary is  open on Saturday afternoona from 1 - 4 pm.  Sunday  lingo Sechelt Reserve Hall every Sunday. Early birds 7 pm. $100 Prize.  Proceeds to aaalst under privileged families.  A narrow squeak  Ramblings  of a Rover  by Dee Cee  In attempting to recall  events that occurred almost  half a century ago it is inevitable that there are some  that are forgotten and perhaps  it is as well that they are.  About all 1 recall of the  summer and fall months of  1936 was that unlike other  years I stayed in the Dunvegan area and, even although  jobs were scarce and money  even more so, I managed to  survive. The Depression far  from lifting was getting even  worse and the bread-lines in  the cities and towns were  getting longer and poverty  and want were only too  evident the length and  breadth of the land. The Conservative Government of the  loathed R.B. Bennett had fi-  naly been forced to do something to alleviate the suffering  and had established what  were called "relief camps".  Actually all these amounted to  were excuses to get the  hungry men out of the cities  for a few weeks into isolated  areas where they were paid  the pitifully small sum of  $5.00 per month and then,  at the end of a two-month  period, shuttled back to the  city, given vouchers for meals  and a bed for the night, while  a new bunch took their place  on these makeshift work  projects.  One of the main reasons I  had decided to stay around  that summer was because  my friend Mogens Jensen fell  ill and had to be hospitalized  in Cornwall. He was still  engaged in land clearing for  McKinnon the owner of the  local sawmill and had acquired, besides his team of  horses, three cows, a bunch of  pigs being fattened and about  half a hundred laying hens.  I agreed to look after them  while he was in the hospital  and that spring did quite a lot  of work for the municipality,  gravelling the roads and later  scything the grass along those  same roads. I made $2.00 per  day driving the team but only  $1.50 per diem for the scythe  work. As I have remarked on  previous occasions, it appears  not only incredible but ridiculous in comparison to the  wages paid today, but I was  grateful for the work and  stretched the few dollars I  received to unbelievable  lengths.  The following winter spent  in my cabin passed more or  less uneventfully, but by the  spring of 19371 had come to a  decision. I had had lots of time  to  think  things  over   and,  although I had security of a  sort and a roof over my head, I  was getting absolutely nowhere. All my dreams of  seeing the world and partaking of the various experiences that I had read  about and intended to act  upon, somehow or other  hadn't turned out as I had  planned. Here I was almost  30 years of age and what had  I actually seen or accomplished? I had covered a small  portion of the Maritime  provinces, dabbled in the  flcshpots of Montreal and  Hull, Quebec and galloped  over quite a large area of  Ontario with my friend Eddie,  during the Consolidated Press  days, but this was a far cry  from what I had intended to  do and what I had dreamed of  during my schooldays.  My mind was made up.  Come spring I would say  farewell to the cabin for the  time being and hit out for the  West Coast. Who knows, if 1  reached there I would at least  have accomplished something  and the mere fact of being or.  the shores ofthe Pacific Ocean  could lead to anything. Possibly I could even get a job on  a ship to the Orient or India  or the South Seas. Anything  but continuing to rusticate in  this farming community. I had  tarried long enough.  At this stage of my unrest  it would almost appear that  fate took a hand in speeding  up my decision to move on.  I had not seen Howard B., the  bootlegger, for quite some  time but now he came to visit  me at the cabin and, as I  expected, wanted me to make  a trip to Ste. Justine. He was  almost out of moonshine and  not only were there several  dances planned in the neighbourhood, but it would soon  be time for the Highland  Games when the three counties, Stormont, Dundas and  Glengarry were in competition  for the varfotrs-'  was understandable that such  strenuous pursuits as tossing  the caber, putting the shot,  etc. would bring on a tremendous thirst, so I agreed to go.  Same quantity, same terms  and $5.00 a gallon for transporting it.  Well I set off and everyting  went as planned. I had reinforced an old battered suitcase I had been given with  plywood and even put on new  handles, as five gallons of  liquid dynamite is quite a  heavy load and the last thing  I wanted was for an accident  to happen. After leaving Ste.  Justine Station there are just  two stops, Glen Robertson and  Can  FBDB help  you?  Financial assistance  Management counselling  Management training  Information on government  programs for business  On Wednesday, May 6th  one of our representatives  will be at the offices of  MCKIBBIN & BEECHAM, C.A.S.  Tel: 885-2254  If you require financing to start, modernize or  expand your business and are unable to  obtain it elsewhere on reasonable terms and  conditions or if you are interested in the  FBDB management services of counselling  and training or wish information on  government programs available for your  business, talk to our representative.  FEDERAL  RUSINFSS  ^ 1  145 West 15th Street,  *9 North Vancouver, V7M1R9 980-6571  I���I Openmg new aktors to small business.  then Alexandria, before arrival at Greenfield where I  was to disembark from the  train.  I had a presentiment that  something was wrong just as  the train was pulling out of  Alexandria. Much to my  surprise, on glancing out of  the window, I saw an old  friend and drinking buddy of  mine, one Johnny M. a  farmer's son from Dunvegan  and he was running along the  platform waving his arms and  behaving in a lunatic manner,  but the train had gathered  speed so there was not much  I could do about it or find out  what was causing his agitation.  Next stop Greenfield and I  soon found out what was  wrong. As the train slowed  down, one glance was all I  needed. There were two provincial policemen on the  platform and I didn't have to  be told who they were looking  for. I already had the suitcase  out from under the seat but  there was no damned way I  was going to step off that train  and into the waiting arms of  the law. As luck would have  it, the ladies' John was right  at the end of the coach I was  riding in so without hesitation  I dived into it, lugging the  heavy  case   with   me   and  Varictp  JFootJ*  886X936  New  from the  Orient!  Nature's Way  Herbal  Combinations  Qlbaona  making sure I had locked the  door.  What went on from there on  I was in no position to see or  hear. I did hear voices and the  tramp of heavy feet and, much  more to my horror, at one  stage someone tried the door.  After an interminable length  of time, or so it seemed to me,  the train eventually got  moving. The next stop was  Maxville and for all I knew  maybe the cops had wired  ahead, so I just stayed put.  When at last I did emerge  and the conductor came  around, he gave me an odd  look but accepted my "cock  and bull" story that I had  decided to go all the way to  Ottawa. I paid the difference  in fare and when we did arrive  in the capital city I really felt  good about it all.  I didn't have my packsack  or any spare clothes but I had  a suitcase full of excellent  hooch and, knowing the city  quite well, I knew just the  place where I could dispose of  it. Old man Cyr down on  Murray Street would be  delighted to see met  Coast News, April 28, 1981  15  rClock RepairmaiK  k������685-3163������^  For the price  iHs hard to beat  When you're looking for $250,000 or more of  temporary life insurance protection and cost is  a big factor, look into Mutual Life's Term-10  plan. It's ideal for covering a loan or other  short duration liability, and the plan also can  be converted to permanent insurance.  Keep Term-10 in mind. For the  price it's hard to beat.  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"Sundial  Solarian"  (No-wax Vinyl Flooring'  12 ft. wide.  1 colour only #66671 (beige)  Reg. $17.95 sq. yd.  $12.75 sq. yd.  TREND CARPETS  "Magnificent 30's"  Reg. $19.50 sq. yd.  $16.50 sq. yd.  "Parisian Velvet"  Reg. $28.50 sq. yd.  $24.95 sq. yd.  20% OFF  ALL  DRAPERY MATERIALS  20% OFF  ALL  SUPERIOR BLINDS  Ken DeVries & Son Ltd.  I 8G86.7TlS2   TW0 L0Cali0nS '�� Serve You   MM424 ' " **���  .'>���-������ "\    V" ,i">r\  ���;���:���:.:��� -imm\\ ..;<-. .*, >  -.���*>:���'���   ' ���   ���* <���,'-- it'l  '��-,�����'���   'niiiAi .--������". i,i  CHARGEX  AflMMMAeM **m*mm  Coast News, April 28, 1981  17  The Sunshin  Second Section  Channel Ten celebrates  arrival of new equipment  by Maryanne West  . Fran Bourassa Photo  One of the VIP's being filmed at Community 10's Open House held at Elphinstone Secondary last Saturday. Busy filming are  Grade II and 12 Communications students.  School trustees consider herbicides  A year ago. following an impassioned plea from residents of  Egmont and Madeira Park, the School Board decided to  discontinue the use of any herbicide to control unwanted  vegetation on school grounds.  Last week Maintenance Superintendent Bob Rutter reported to  the Board that he just didn't have the staff to keep all the  perimeter areas cut by hand. The Maintenance staff, he said, take  a pride in keeping the school grounds in top shape and either he  needs more help or permission to use the herbicide Roundup,  previously approved by the Board, with discretion.  Rutter stressed that this herbicide, though more expensive than  some others, had been cleared by agronomists of leaving any  harmful residues. Rutter was supported by P.E. teacher Roger  Douglas citing the problems and time wasted in having to mark  and remark the playing fields after every rain, for track and sports.  The problem was tabled for further consideration, Trustees  were obviously reluctant to return to the use of possibly harmful  chemicals which may or may not be adequately tested. Trustee  Puchalski went on record as being in favour of hiring someone to  do the cutting rather than using a herbicide.  Are trustees being overly cautious in this matter? Is it possible  to be over cautious when you are responsible for other people's  children?  But as Rutter pointed out, many of these products are readily  available for use in home gardens and more chemicals are used in  the community at large than the four gallons a year he would use  on the school grounds.  Open House was held at the Community Television studio in  Elphinstone Secondary and at Coast Cable offices in Sechelt on  Saturday, to allow the community to watch the students of the  Grade 11 and 12 Communications class at work and to view the  new equipment made available to this class and the community by  Coast Cable Vision.  As well as the cablevision VI P's���John Thomas of Coast Cable  Vision, Office Manager Carl Bobardt, and Stan Thomas of Delta  Cablevision���the head of the CRTCs Vancouver office Peter  MacDonald and his assistant Virginia Krapiec were also in  attendance. The present chairman ofthe CRTC Dr. John Maisel  has frequently expressed his personal interest in Community  television and the Sunshine Coast experiment of community  television pioneered and run by Grade 11/12 students may very  well be unique in Canada.  It was a happy occasion, and happiest of all were the former  students of Mrs. MacKown's communications classes of '79 and  '80, for whom it was a reunion. Any envy we may have had for the  new equipment the students of'81 have at their command such as  colour cameras, a new switcher and the mobile TV van, quickly  vanished in the joy of renewing the comradeship which had  flourished in those earlier classes and remembering our  pioneering efforts.  The little things which are so valuable in human relationships  such as Carl Bobardt checking with Karl Johnston that his tie was  straight before going on camera, took us back to our first televised  panel discussion in the fall of'78 with the Regional District and  Aldermanic candidates. A discussion which Karl had chaired and  for which he felt it important to dress with appropriate decorum,  borrowing a tie from his father for the occasion and impressing us  all with his professionalism.  Karl has been accepted for BCIT in September where Jim  Douglas has just completed his first year with distinction.  Kathleen Hall has an interview this week and she may also be  accepted. Courses at BCIT for television, radio and broadcast  journalism are always over subscribed and difficult to get into.  The Thomas's invited Mrs. MacKown and her students to  dinner in the evening with the Coast Cable Vision staff to  celebrate the first Open House.  We've heard a lot recently of the problems attached to joint use  facilities between the School and Regional Boards. It was a pity  none of the Trustees attended the Open House to witness what has  developed into a most successful joint venture between the schools  and the cablevision company.  TRUCKS  You can watch Community cablevision on Channel 10 on  Tuesday evening in Gibsons and Thursdays in Sechelt. and they  are always interested in ideas and help.  Letters Patent obtained  Economic  Committee  reports to SCRD  Chairman John Jorgensen of the Sunshine Coast Economic  Development Advisory Committee tabled the committee's final  report at the regional board meeting held last week.  The six-man committee included, beside Chairman Jorgensen.  local residents H. Hall, D. Hoops. A. Wagner.and B. Wilbeeand  was established in May 1978.  The committee's final report informed the regional hoard ili.n  the application for Letters Patent to establish a Regional  Economic Development Commission for the Sunshine toast had  been approved by the provincial government.  The Economic Development Commission made four  recommendations to the regional board:" I. SCRD to pass the bylaw necessary to establish the said commission. Recommend this  be modelled on the by-laws used by other districts, with specific  features for the SCRD; 2. Recommend appointment of live  commissioners, representing a cross-section of the community,  holding no elected position in the community, with staggered  terms of appointment to assure continuity of policy and direction  by the commission; 3. That the commission elect its own  chairman, and to act as a Board of Directors to direct the policy of  the commission; 4. The first duty ofthe commission is to advertise  for and recommend the Regional Economic Development  Commissioner to be responsible for day to day implementation of  commission policy."  The five chosen by the regional board from the list  recommended by the Economic Development Advisory  Committee were D. Hoops, A. Wagner, B. Wilbee. L.  Macdonald, and H. Storey.  With the appointment ofthe five commissioners the work ofthe  Economic Advisory Committee was completed and the  committee dissolved.  ������:        ... .  WE'RE STILL HOLDING THE LINE ON OUR  INTEREST RATE  AT  SO DON'T DELAY  DUVTODAV!  BEAT THE  PRICE INCREASES  BUY THAT  NEW FORB TRUCK  TBBAV ANB SAVE  4$>7��$*k    ������*����� COAST  LTII  Wharl Rd.. sechelt  885-3281 18  Coast News, April 28, 1981  (   SPORTS   )  Strikes and spares ^fffi  An action shot from the fifth annual soccer tournament  featured what It promised, top calibre soccer with teams from  all over Vancouver and tne lower mainland. This featured the  home team, Elphinstone Wanderers against the Village  Green of Duncan.  From the Fairway  by Ernie Hume  Thursday morning the  Seniors tried a new golf game.  This game uses a three man  team and competing in an  event called 1-2-3, the first  point is gained by using the  lowest score of the team for  the first hole. Followed by  the combined score of the two  lowest for the next hole.  The final points are gained  by the total strokes of the team  on   the   3rd   hole   and   are  ALWAYS flVAHABlE/^.  Our Skill and ( w  Knowledge    yl  [FOR ONE STOP SHOPPING]  Leave your prescription  and do the rest ol your  Shopping in the Mail or  Phone in Advance &  we will have it ready.  repeated for 9 or 18 holes.  The Seniors found this  event quite enjoyable as each  member of the team is involved at all times. Archie  Dove, John Knight and Ron  Oram complemented each  other's play by taking only 57  team net strokes to gain first  place. With a net 61 team  strokes the team of. Walt  Nichols, Jim Budd and Fred  McLean placed second. Third  place went to Art Kiloh,  Dave Hunter and Jack Ross  who tied with Ernie Hume,  Bill Bader and Pat Mulligan  with a 62.  A lot of new fun games are  being planned for the coming  months for the Senior Thursday morning get-together.  There is still lots of room for  more  Seniors to take  part.  So let's see you all at 8 a.m. on  Thursday mornings.  On Ladies Day last Tuesday  although it was wet and windy  18 ladies braved the elements  to play an 'irons only' tournament. Besides the good fun,  each contestant gets a good  The grass tees are now open  for play, hopefully they  will stand up to a busy summer season.  Have you noticed the carved  eagle that perches on the top  of our sign at the entrance to  deal of practice having to play the golf course has once again  with only irons. Connie Grant come home? Thanks to the  succeeded in shooting a net 72 talents of Dick Marsh who has  for 18 holes. Betty Laidlaw repaired and re-installed the  placed second with a net 78.  In the 9-hole section Isobel  Cowley scored a net 41 for  first with Bernice Bader taking  second place honours with a  close 41'/!.  The trenching that was  necessary for the installation  of the sprinkler system is  gradually being filled and  raked and the course will  shortly be back in excellent  playing condition.  by Bod Mulcaster  The Classic League Playoffs  are finished and the "What A  Shooters" team of Barb  Rezansoff, Hazel Skytte and  yours truly were the winners.  Second place went to "Oh  Damn", Bonnie McConnell,  Jim Peers and Freeman  Reynolds and the consolation  round was won by the "Gamblers", Bod Ford, Arman Wold  and Bob McConnell.  Highest scores by Hazel  Skytte, 281-1247; Bonnie  McConnell, 252-1281; Arman  Wold, 283-1393; Bob McConnell, 334-1394; Bob Ford, 277-  1417; Henry Hinz, 365-1442  and Freeman Reynolds, 315-  1532.  Gibsons 'A' League winners  were the "c's +1 Lome and  Barb Christie, Pete and Anna  Cavalier and Judi Handford.  Second place went to the  "Temps Again" team of Terry  and Kim Cormons, Mavis  Stanley, Pat Prest and Sylvia  Bingley. The consolation  round went to the "Alley  Oops" team of Vi and Bill  Price, Kim and Bill Price Jr.  and Dawn Stevens.  Highest scores by Phyllis  Gurney, 245-627; Pat Prest,  249-632; Barb Christie, 225-  635; Bob Ford, 276;688;  Don Sleep, 260-692 and Larry  Braun, 250-727.  Wed. Coffee League winners were the "President's  Girls" Judy Frampton, Ann  carving to its rightful place.  The membership wishes to  thank Dick most sincerely  for his many hours of work.  With the start of daylight  saving time the popular mixed  Monday Twilight and Wednesday Men's Twilight events  will be starting on Monday,  May 4th and Wednesday,  May 6th. Enquire at the golf  club house for tee-off time.  Fitchett, Edna Bellerive, Marion Reeves and Petra Nelson.  Second place went to the  "Buggerballs" Nora Solinsky,  Bonnie McConnell, Helen  Yarmola, Jennifer Fallis and  Joan Fraser. The consolation  round went to the "5 Stooges"  Candy Caldwell, Lori Dempster, Mona Anderson, Wendy  Watts and Karen Evans.  Highest scores by Penny  McClymont, 226-646; Nora  Solinsky, 286-701 and Candy  Caldwell 264-714.  Ball and Chain winners  were Cauleen, Lionel and  Brent McCuaig and Ester  Berry, better known as the  "Turkeys". The "Arm Benders" Barb and Arman Wold,  Gloria and Gary Tourigny,  took second spot and the  "Mighty Midgets" Terry and  Ann Duffy, Art Dew and Pam  Bjornson took the consolation  round.  Highest scores were Carol  Tetzlaff, 270-706; Brian Butcher, 272-680; Frank Redshaw, 265-688 and Freeman  Reynolds, 264-714.  The rest of the leagues  finish up next week and some  of the higher scores for the  first round:  Toes. Coffee:  Marge Iverson  Sheila Enger  Jean Craze  261-657  248-664  277-683  Phuntastique)  Rita Johnston  238-646  Orbita delos Santos  254-643  Hazel Skytte  Henry Hinz  Swingers:  Cathy Martin  Belle Wilson  299-696  234-659  228-606  248-607  Art Smith  226-574  George Langsford  251-717  MM)  Sunshine Coast Fitness Group presents...  8 Km. Mother's Day, Family  FUN  RUN  walk or run   ���   have fun!  Sunday, May 10th  Place - Robert's Creek Elementary School  Starting Time - warm up at 9:30 am. - run follows  Entry Fee - $1.00 for pre-registration - deadline May 4  $2.00 lor late registration - on site at 9 00 am.  HIDDEN PRIZES  for all categories  courtesy of:  FITZGERALD'S - Gibsons  DRIFTWOOD INN - Sechelt  CACTUS FLOWER - Sechelt  TRAIL BAY SPORTS - Sechelt  HAIRLINES - Gibsons  QUALITY FARMS - Gibsons  TOTAL LOOK  HAIR BOUTIQUE - Sechelt  MAGIC MUSHROOM - Sechelt   GRANNY'S SWEETS - Gibsons  REGISTRATION FORM  Info. - 886-2875  Rieta  j Return to: Sunshine Coast Fitness Group  c/o Coast News. Gibsons or Trail Bay Sports. Sechelt  Name:   j Address:.  I Postal Code.  Category: Under 14 ���  14-25    D  __Phone: -  25-45   D  Over 45 D  Male     D  Female D  ^  We (live > complete  PATIENT RECORD PLAN  for your protection and  convenience.  -We will mail out  your prescriptions  the same day if you  cannot call for them.  Think you lor your petronaie  ' MARA BEAUMONT     BOB GRANT'  886-7213 J  IBS0NS        SUNNYCREST MALL  lUESTERrl DRUG ItlRRT  "wi rnur rou mem-  On the rocks  b) Helen Welnhandl  The presentation banquet  and dance was enjoyed by all.  Special thanks to Helen  Elizabeth Catering and Brian  and Graham. A great eveningl  The 4th Annual Flea Market  and Craft Fair will be held in  the rink on Sunday, June 7th.  Stall rental is S10 and should  be paid in advance. Tables will  be supplied. Watch for posters  and Channel 10 for more  information.  Gibsons Winter Club has  been chosen to host Curl  Canada Level 1 Instruction  Clinic, October 3rd and 4th.  Those interested should call  Gordon Shead 886-2484.  The club wishes to thank all  sponsors and members of the  community for their suupport  in the past year.  We are all pleased to see  President Larry Boyd looking  so good after his stay in  hospital.  M  MORTHCOnST  Sales Representative  IAN GRIFFITH  ��� Framing Packages  ��� Cedar Siding  ��� Timbers  Please call for quotations  526-6744  738-4791  Res  Collect  NORTHCOAST FOREST PRODUCTS LTD  2320 Rogers Avenue. Coqwllam. 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Aerosol $3.59  Johnson Glade Air Conditioner  -650 ml $3.59  Johnson Good Sense - 16 oz. $2.24  Johnson Endbac II - 15 oz. $2.69  Johnson Cong-r Dust - 18 oz. $3.59  Rugbee Spotter - 8 oz. $2.69  Rugbee Soil Release Concentrate  ���4.5 Litre $11.34  Rugbee Heavy Duty  Spot & Stain Remover      ��� 4 Litre $19.00  For the Handyman:  - wipers - 1000 per case $48.95  ��� wyp-all - 900 per case $52.00  Shine Up  Dishwasher All  Dishwasher All  Rinse Agent  Sunlight Liquid Detergent  Sunlight Powder Cleanser  - 1 gal. $16.99  10 Kg. $22.45  - 1 gal. $27.00  -1 gal. $8.42  - 400 gm 64<  Bon Ami Industrial Glass Cleaner  -675 gm $2.69  Bon Ami Oven & Grill Cleaner  -18 oz. $2.69  Bon Ami Multi-Purpose Aerosol Cleaner  - 675 gm $3.59  Bon Ami Stainless Steel Cleaner  ���475 gm $3.82  Bolt  Residual Insecticide - 567 gm $5.99  l:leas-X Insecticide Shampoo  -450 ml $2.35  Premus Toilet Bowl Cleaner  -32 oz. $2.60  Plastic Bottle & Sprayer  M.00  16 oz.  Plastic Bottle & Sprayer  $1.50  32 oz.  Waste Receptacles  Paper Products  Dispensers Brooms Brushes  and Many More too Numerous to List  LEONARD SEIGO & SON ltd     885-5851  Sechelt       Next to Golden City Restaurant (in same building)  I Coast News, April 28, 1981  Business aid  ^Jbli'n BumBlde pholo  Surely the People Against Nuclear Technology could not have found a better location for the picnic ot protest than flbey  found In the park at the bottom of Flume Road.  Free   Christian  Science Lecture  United Church. Gibsons  .Sun. May 3rd at 4 pn��y  Carefree gardening  7  by Ray Skelly  MP Comox - Powell River  Comox-Powell River M.P.  Ray Skelly has announced five  businesses in his riding are  among 21 B.C. firms to  receive interest-free forgive-  able loans under the Assistance to Small Enterprise  (AS program).  The federal-provincial program provides capital cost  assistance to encourage the  establishment, modernization  and expansion of small  manufacturing and processing  industries located outside of  the Lower Mainland and  southern Vancouver Island.  Comox-Powell River firms  receiving the loans are:  Island Screen Print Ltd.  of Courtenay for the purchase  of equipment and for leasehold improvements to expand  existing facilities for sign and  decal manufacturing, creating  three jobs;  Creative Cedar Ltd. of  Gibsons for the construction  of a building as well as to  acquire machinery and equipment,  to  establish   a  new  facility to manufacture cedar  planters and fencing, creating  fourjobs;  Highland Mills Ltd. of  Woss Camp for the purchase  and installation of a sawmill  and edger to start a new  milling operation, creating  five jobs;  Central Coast Construction  Products of Bella Coola for the  purchase of machinery to  manufacture concrete building  blocks, creating two jobs;  Con-Kir Construction Ltd.  of Courtenay for the purchase  of machinery and equipment  and for leasehold improvements,   creating   six   jobs.  The total value of the  loans to these firms is $94,820.  by Sandy Loam  Al Wagner  Al Wagner  Invites you  to join  Big  Brothers  A service of friendship freely given by  men, to boys without  fathers.  For Information  886-2615  _     885-5664  It is time something was  said about cut flowers for that  fresh indoor summery feeling.  Whether in the drawing room,  dining room, bathroom or  kitchen, fresh flowers are  matchless at any season but  less expensive at this time of  year and throughout the  summer.  In early spring they can be a  bit of a problem because most  of us hate to deplete what  colour we have. A variety of  container shapes and sizes  can be helpful.  One Japanese bud vase  containing one single branch  of a flowering shrub (Magnolia, Japonica) can look  intentionally simple. A larger,  wide mouthed bowl can be  filled with fresh Salal and with  very few flowers added can  end up looking like a large and  varied bouquet.  Cut flowers will last longer  if the container is spotlessly  clean so wash between dis-  plays.The flowers will get a  better start if they are submerged Up to their necks in  lukewarm water immediately.  Then you can take your time  arranging them.  A Pansy ring is an old  fashioned delight only to be  found at white elephant  sales these days. A Pansy ring  is a shallow, circular, curving-  in bowl with a space in the  centre in which may be placed  candles or a taller floral  arrangement. The bowl's inward curve enables short  stemmed smaller flowers,  (Pansy, Primrose or Alyssum)  to be shown to advantage and  never interferes with dinner  table conversation.  There are tricks to maintaining cut flowers beyond  the warm water. Rose stalks  and other woody branches  should be mashed or cut one  inch up the stem for longer  indoor life. Oriental Poppies  should have the cut stem  cauterized (burned with a  match until sealed) before  being placed in water where  they will last three times as  long, as will cut Tulips if you  pop a copper penny into the  water with the flowers. Wilted  Tulips will often straighten  up from a pronounced droop if  this is done. Please don't ask  me why these tricks work,  they just do.  Freshen the water to as high  as it will go in the bowl and  add more every day. It is sad  for me to see a drooping  bunch of flowers in a half  filled bowl (men are the worst  offenders in this department)  so keep your flowers fresh  and full and they will become  as much a part of your life  as your outdoor garden is.  The Marguerites will soon  be in bloom to solve the cut  flower problem until Christmas, but variety is nice too.  Happy Cutting.  Volleyball girls travel  Shannon Macey, 17 and  Lisa Bjornson, 16' former  Beachcomber Volleyball players, now playing for the  Ichiban Volleyball Gub of  Vancouver, have returned  from Smithers victorious.  Their team won the Provincial  Juvenile Championship. In  the fifth and deciding game,  with Smithers ahead 10 to 3,  the team made an incredible  FREE WOOD CHIPS  Canadian Forest Products, Howe Sound  Pulp Division has for distribution to area residents, a  large amount of decayed cedar wood chips.  These wood chips are ideal for use in gardening and for  landscaping.  One can pick up unlimited loads from Ihe mill site this  Saturday, May 2nd, 1981 from 8:00 am. to  4:00 pm on a (irst-come-first-serve basis.  These chips are located in the area adjacent to the Port  Mellon tennis courts and a loader operator will also be on  hand to assist in loading.  comeback, to win 15-13, in  spite ofthe fact that they were  playing with three injured  players and a fourth player  who was recovering from the  mumps.  Shannon and Lisa have  done extremely well playing  volleyball. In 1979 the team  on which they played won the  gold and first place in the  Senior Girls "A" Provincial  Highschool Volleyball Championships. Both girls at that  time were awarded honours,  Shannon was chosen for the  All Star Team and Lisa being  chosen as The Most Valuable  Player of the tournament.  For these girls to have reached  the National Level in Volleyball   really   shows   the   ex  ceptional coaching and training that they have received  while playing for the Beachcombers and their Highschool  Team.  These girls are now headed  for St. John's, Newfoundland,  for the National Juvenile  Championships which will be  held on May 8, 9 and 10 to  compete against the best team  from each province in Canada.  To raise money to cover the  expenses for their trip each  girl has to sell fifty, twenty  pound cases of oranges at  $9.00 a case. If you are  interested in purchasing a  case or half a case, please  phone 886-2840 or 886-7037.  Your orders would be greatly  appreciated.  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C.  tide tables  Reference;                 Pacific                     Sim. May .1  Point Atkinson          Standard lime         ll41111  M                                                                               1055  14.8  I.I  1 Wfd. April V>                Fri. May 1                   ���)  W 0150                   14.2       0.105                   14.5     2305  ��� 0805                    8.7       0930                    <>.l     M���n. 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IhJm  Sin  Shannon Macey and Lisa Bjornson, award winning volleyball  players, are headed for the National Juvenile Championships in  Saint John's, Newfoundland.  YOUR AUTOPLAN  CENTRE  Taking care of  all your Real Estate Needs  Seaside Plaza Evenings Call  886-2000    Norm Peterson Dennis Suveges  886-9121     886-2607(Res.)or 886-7264 (Res.)  SALE  20"  Quasar  Remote Control  Reg.  $899.95  Put some SUNshine in your SUNday.  Select from our sumptuous SUNday  Buffet, or be choosey and pick from our  magnificent SUNday Brunch menu.  The scenery, the food, the fun, a  great way to pat the SUN In your  SUNday.  ' Remember MOTHER'S DAY is May 10 ^  Make your reservations early for our  Special Mother's Day Buffet  Phone 885-5888 for Reservations  $8.25 per person  Children under 12 $500  (1  J#11j> fttjtr Inn  THINKOFUSASA MATCHMAKER  NnWUSaUM.TW   CMIf Ilffl OASSffKOSMnRKfORVOU!  ir   JTowgonmi.... ^  Jbtsgoitdoiftf  That'* bun fait a t'laniflrd  Mini ail work*! Clear out  unwanted article* and  make money loo!  Gibsons Ready Mix  886-8174  Drainrock 'Washed Rock  Sand -Road Mulch  "Fill "Concrete Anchors  Mon.���Friday 8a.m.���5p.m.  ��w.v.-.w.v.w^^  ^ WORKWEN3 WORLD  WE'RE WORKING FOR YOU'  Sale Period April 29 thru Nley 2  ancHHUite*  BOH Shins  $10.99  leg. $15.98   ��� W ���  nauy. Beige. White Blue I Rod  Bach to Basics  a .MM :*. Id-Jite*  Basic underwear  25%off  lee  Stormriders  ���*��� $39.99  Levis  JACKETS  $94.99  JEANS M5.n  ���0- WORKWEfxR cowrie st.  /IK WORLD   &23S.  t  ������ mmm  20  Coast News, April 28, 1981  Sunshine Coast  Business Directory  I ELECTRICAL I  HEATING  Tom Flieger    Phone 886-7868  ONTRACTING  Box 2)4. Gibsons. B C  VON 1VO  ill's Holland Electric Ltd.  Bill Achterberg  886-9232  rR. & j. SERVICES LTD. ^  JAY CEE AIR CONDITIONING  & REFRIGERATION LIMITED  Heat Pumps ��� Central Air Conditioning  Sales & Service  Corner ol Dolphin S Wharl. Sechell 886-2689  lCANADI  I ll  Repairs & Rebuilding of^  ��� Alternators  ��� Starters  ��� Generators^  .Payne Rd . Gibsons  ' Electrical Contracting  ��� Industrial  ��� Commercial  ��� Residential       --- -*.-��.   886-9963J  I RESTAURANTS I  ICG CANADIAN PROPANE  LTD. I CANADIAN  Hwy. 101   Sechell  between  SI. Mary's  Hospital and Forest Ranger's Hut. 885-2360  Mon.-Frl.   8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat.   9 a.m. - 5 p.m  THOMAS HEATING  ��� General Sheet Metal  ��� Installation of Healing & Air        CALL NOW  Conditioning Equipment flRfi  7111  ��� Plumbing Service & Installations  f         Si:AVIl:U/ GftlUiliNS  Chinese & Western Food           Licensed Premises  Tuesday to Sunday  Lunch: 11:30 - 3 pm                                                Dinner: 4:30 - 9  pm  Sal. & Sun. Lunch: 12 noon - 9 pm  Lower Gibsons         886-9219     Ta**e Out Available  SECHELT METAL PRODUCTS LTD.  Forced Air Heating  Oil, Wood, Electric, (.us and Heal Pumps  Air Conditioning     885*2466   General Sheet Metal  I EXCAVATING I  J.F.UI. EXCAUATINQ LTD.  ��� Septic Fields ��� Excavations ��� Clearing ���  Reed ltd. 888-8871 Gibsons  F&LCONTRACTORS  Landclearing., road building, logging, tree removal  excavations & gravel       886-7833  886-9872  I CABINETS I  SUNSHINE    KITCHENS  CABINETS - REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        HKb-u411  K^OPENSAT. 10-5 OR BV APPOINTMENT ,  PACIFIC GADCO CONSTRUCTION  Land Clearing, light or heavy  Road Construction ��� Excavation ��� Logging  Bulldozer ��� Backhoe ��� Grader ��� Front End Loader  Gravel Truck - Skidder 886-7287 886-7951 886-7142  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  Open Thurs. - Sat. io a.m. - s p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road. Gibsons, B.C.  886-2765  I FLOOR COVERING I  J.B.EXCAVATING  886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation  ��� Dump Truck   ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat   ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates  ��� Septic Fields  Bft Itl installations  17 Years Experience  Commercial And Residential  Floor Coverings  885-2923     885-3881  RUFUS BULLDOZING  ��� Land Clearing ��� Excavating  Daryll  ��� Drain Fields  886-9739  SUNBRITE PRESSURE CLEANING  SPECIALIZING IN RESTAURANTS  CARPETS & UPHOLSTERY  KENAN MCKENZIE 886-9657^)  iRegd Road,    Gibsons  Marcel's 88691��2  Backhoe serulce  Sewer - Septic - Field   Wafer and Drain Pipe J  SEAVIEW CARPETS - CABINETS  SHOWROOM OPEN  Open 10-6, Tues. to Sat. Friday to 9  Phone 886-2743 and 886-2417  Hidden industries  BULLDOZING JD 350 mlHe  . ��� Itoud lluildinfi   ���Excavations    ��� Clearing       888*7251j  886-7112  885-3424  DIB Excavating  Big or Small - We Do ll All JMt  886-9053 or 886-7037  I AUTOMOTIVE  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway I0l  Phone 886-2700  I MISC. SERVICES I  ORGAN AND PIANO LESSONS YOU ENJOY  Beginning al Age 3 & Older  Jessie jUomisoh  I6I4 Marine Drive. Gibsons     886-u030^  :��i:i:  Your Specialty Shop:  Mufflers. Brakes, Tune-Ups  GiliNOiiK BRAKE & TUNE  Hwy. 101. Gibsons 886-8213  UPHOLSTERY  ALL REUPHOLSTERING DONE  Boal T6ps& Seats  1339 Wharf Road.   Sechell. B.C. 885-5216^  SUNSHINE COAST N  DISPOSAL SERVICES  885-9973      Port Mellon to Ole's Cove      886-2938  Commercial Containers Available  886-2086 GIBSONS LANES Hwv01|9v  OPEN BOWLING SUMMER HOURS ^ ''  Saturday - 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. -J  Sunday - 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Police news of the week  On the 17th: A cabin was  reported broken into on  Gambier Island. It is believed  to have happened at any time  since last January and was  only reported when the  owners returned. Nothing was  taken.  On the 18th: As a result of a  complaint, Van Robert Co-  ckriel of Vancouver, aged 19,  was charged with two counts  of trespassing by night.  Cockriel was arrested prowl-  On the 19th: A roll of plastic  was stolen from the back of a  parked pick-up truck near  Seaview Gardens.  On the 20th: At 11:40 a.m. a  six-year-old boy sustained a  broken leg as a result of a  motor vehicle accident on  School and Abbs Road. The  young child darted in front ofa  vehicle driven by Eddie Jonas  from Gibsons. No charges are  contemplated. There was a  report of break and entry on  ing on Gower Point Road at Gower   Point   Road   which  10:30 p.m. He was remanded occurred between the 17th and  in custody, then released on the 20th. $150 worth of coins  Wednesday and told to stay was taken. The police are still  away from the Sunshine Coast investigating the theft. A ring  until his court appearance. 0f keys holding ten keys was  I APPLIANCES ������  JOHN HIND-SMITH "  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon toPender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  HARRISON'S APPLIANCE SALES  Parts and Service  Tuesday ��� Saturday 9 - 5  886-9959 Pratt Rd.. Gibsons  MISC. SERVICES I  Qclin'3   Scpsen   Printing & mfg.  Custom TShirts & Sportswear  Real Estate Signs & Stands  Wood, Plexiglas & Magnetic Signs  Vinyl Decals: 886-9169  turned in to the RCMP office.  The owner is required to come  in and identify. Also two  bicvcles have been found.  On the 22nd: Two orange  Stihl chainsaws were taken  from the Creekside Estates  area. Serial numbers for both  saws are known to the police;  estimated value of the saws is  $2,000-$2,300.  Willful damage at Gramma's Pub was reported and  the repairs to the chrome  around the doors is estimated  to cost $100.  At 1:15 p.m. a man entered  the RCMP detachment to  file a complaint of assault.  He collapsed after sitting  down and was taken to the  hospital with a head wound.  Investigation continues of  what seems to be a contractor/  builder dispute.  On the 23rd: There is a  report of theft of gas from a  vehicle parked in the Langdale  Vtm   (j   c-dct .3  88S-M51   |:  /W W��  FREE ESTIMATES  LookVP wy  lor us in the Yellow Pages  DIAL-A-BOTTLE  Bottles ��� Party Ice ��� Mixes  ��� Pop 886-2775 *Cigs  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  * Feed * Fencing     I86"7*27  ���^   * Pet Food    * Fertilizer   ^  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Phone 686-2664      Member Allied Van Lines     R.R. 1, Gibsons.^  KEN DE VRIES & SON LTD.")  FLOOR COVERINGS        j  _ Carpets - Tiles- Linoleums - Drapes -~d  ���0   Hwy. 101. Gibsons Cowrie SI.. Sechelt 3SP  Village Tile Co.  CERAMIC TILE SALES AND INSTALLATIONS  Box 65  Sechelt  Joe Jacques  Phone  885-3611  Harbour Chimney Cleaning  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  Fireplaces Furnaces Oil Stoves  V 009*0171       Customers from the 886 exchange call collect        J  js & Service   s%    If.  s & Service Ii fyfiP  Mercury Sales  Honda Sales i  �������-���-    .^ws^www^/^ MARINA  SHverline, Campion & Lund boats RESORT  .0. BOX 160, MADEIRA PARK. B.C. VON 2HO   883-2248   j  Glbtont Tax Service  Income Tax Preparations  All Business Strictly Confidential  A. JACK  1767 Martin Rd., Gibsons 886-7272 Anytime  OH  AUTOMOTIVE  P.irls ��� S<tlfs ��� Ser\i( e  RKPAIRS TO ALL MAKES N Hi \'MttS  "The Rad Shop" CoH-*S  V Hwy 101, Gibsons 886-7919  H.C.A.A.  Approved^  Design Drafting  886-7442  PACIFIC-O-FIBERGLASS  FIBERGLASS LAMINATING -  REPAIRS  BOATS-SUNDECKS, ETC.  14 years experience 885-2981   Suncoast Custom ��� Cars  MURALS and SIGNS     aY���s  Commercial Work Welcome  Joe Plres  Temporary Phone 884-8021  * Trucks  Economy nuTO parts Ltd.  Automobile. Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt     88S-SI8I  I PAINTING I  HARTLEY PAINTING  & DECORATING  Brush, Roller & Spray  Professional Work At Reasonable Cost  C\ JOE DAVIS  f% PAINTER & DECORATOR  IU��J| Specializing In Wall Covering!  R.R. 2 Lower Rd., Gibsons 886-8291  Lo^-sEuropean motors  Including  British, Japanese & Domestic  Service & Parts  YOU'LL NEVER RUN OUT!  Audrey's coffee Serulce  Office & Restaurant Coffee  Supplies & Equipment  885-3716   R. & J. SERVICES LTD.  Repair & Rebuilding of:  ALTERNATORS ��� STARTERS ��� GENERATORS  Paine Rd., Gibsons 886-9963  \JJ 886-7359  <3)  Conversion  Windows,  Gloss,  Auto & Marine  Class, Aluminum Windows & Screens, Mirrors  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.   r        Terry Connor      M,  886-7040                     jk|  PAINTING CONTRACTOi  L                Box 540, Gibsons, B.C.          ^|  "hartley painting ^^Sk  ft DECORATING  <%&  ^      Brush, Roller & Spray              yjr  "886-8310  886-8S18v  Ferry area. The vehicle was  parked on the highway.  Finally, police advise residents of Gibsons to keep  garbage contained as there  have been some reports of  bears coming out near the  Reed Road area.  Congratulations to Corporal  Hoemberg and to Debbie on  their marriage.  Sechelt Police  The RCMP reported a  number of liquor seizures  from under-aged adults during the holidays.  RCMP assisted Jamie Stephen, Conservation Officer,  in cleaning up an oil spill  April 19 from a creek between  Ruby and Sakinaw Lakes.  The theft of tools and a  toolbox from a locked car was  reported from the Wakefield  Inn, April 18.  $300 worth of camping gear  was stolen from a summer  house on Redrooffs Road  sometime in the early spring.  RCMP urge that summer-only  residents have a neighbour oi  friend check their premises  I CONTRACTING I  T.A.C. CONSTRUCTION  Custom Framing, Roofing, Siding  Reasonable Hales e Free Estimates  886-9588  'ROLAND'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS^  A  ��� Built-in Vacuum Systems  ��� See our Solar Systems  ��� Continuous Aluminum Gutters  885-3562 ��� Aluminum Soffits and Fasciae  KRAFT  M. #1, SBCtUlt B.C.  LLOYD KMFT 885-5995  FUffllrie ��� FIHISHIIN  siDina ��� MniTiMis  KnovMioits     _  UIESTSANDS  HOME  C0H8TRUCT10H  Quality Construction ��� Retaining Walls  ��� Framing & Finishing  ��� Concrete Foundations  FREE ESTIMATES  Don 885-9830 Paul ^  HAS CONTRACTING  ��� Hot Tubs ��� Swimming Pools  ��� Solar Installations ��� Framing ��� Foundations  DAUEHORTOH 885-3828  FIRST CHOICE BUILDERS LTD J  880-7539  Custom Homes ��� Framing ��� Foundations '  SUNCOAST TRUSS LTD.   Free  Estimates  886-7318  P.O. Box 748  Residential & Commercial Rool Trusses Gibsons BC;  (Gibsons)  Industrial Way, Seamount Industrial Park  PERMASEAL ALUMINUM  MANUFACTURING LTD.     o<  COMPLETE ALUMINUM WINDOW PRODUCTS  DOUBLE PANE WINDOWS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION    VV.��K  AND RENOVATION PURPOSES .���>��  885-3538 **  Sunrise Ridgi- Industrial Park Airpofi Rd   Sechell. B C  *<y  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.      Marv v0|en  Remove lower limbs for VIEW.      886-9597  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  WOODZIN CONSTRUCTION LTD.  FOUNDATIONS ��� FRAMING   ��� FINISHING  U. Bruce Fraser 885-9088 Bon 1896. Sechelt J  TOMOR FORMS  & FOUNDATIONS  scchait tmt-svn  Form & Foundation Work  For your New Home or Remodelling  Call us for     * CUSTOM IITCHEH CABINETS      Ev*--  an estimate Our Specially! 883-2628  l-"-"% concrete septic Taniw^  u Distribution Boms  �� Pump Tanks, Curbs, Patio Blocks  Bonniebrook Industrial Ltd. 886-7064  Larry Slewart *t"J s P*  ^w Vu HnlUgn -Coutrastlon Ltd.  ll Custom homes, commercial and renovations  P.O. Box 1280   SECHELT, B.C. VON 3AO   886-2012 J  c  STEVE HOFLEY  Natural & Cultured Stone Facings  House Fronts, Fireplaces and Feature Walls  WOKK CONDITIONALLY OUARANTFEO      88t'84Sfc I  In  Christ's  service  by Rev. George W. Inglis  There is a quiet revolution  going on in healing today  which promises to be the  greatest boon to mankind since  the days of the healing mission  of Jesus of Nazareth.  The name given to this "new"  type of healing is "holistic",  although it might be labelled  more effectively "wholistic".  since it is healing aimed at the  whole person.  The healing technique is not  entirely new, either, but it is  being used more widely today,  as physics and pyschics are  beginning to walk down the  same street.  It is being employed in  gingerly fashion in some quarters, because it entails an  acknowledgement of the supernatural as a force for good  in human lives.  Another reason why it is  being treated with kid gloves  may very well be because it is  not only supernatural in its  origin, but may be found  recorded throughout the New  Testament of the Christian  Bible, when miraculous healings were performed by Jesus  and his disciples, in the name of  a supernatural being - God.  Since it is not fashionable in  all quarters to believe in such  ' unscientific therapies as faith in  ;a supernatural being, it is  probably with some relief that  some physicians, phycholo-  gisls, psychiatrists and other  members of the scientific  community have come to  realize that great healings have  been effected without calling  on the aid of the supernatural.  It is probably equally disturbing, however, for some of  the holistic medicine teams to  find that clergymen, members  of the order of a supernatural  A revolution  in healing  being, have phenomenal records in effecting healing,  working with dedicated holistic  medicine teams.  It would probably be additionally disturbing to be forced  to face the fact that healing  which takes place without  scientific aids, is in reality  effected by the magnificent  mechanism of the body, as a  gift of the Creator whom  billions of people believe is that  same supernatural being  God.  Sages, healers and wise men  of the East have know.n for  centuries that the body can be  encouraged to effect its own  healing--so have our own  native Indian Shamans!  So did the healers of the  Middle East. Egypt, and Asian  Minor, long before Jesus  appeared on the scene.  The name was the same-  healing���but the methods and  the acknowledgement of the  source of healing varied.  When Jesus said to the  woman with an issue of blood  in Mark 6:24-34. "Daughter,  your faith has made you well;  go in peace, and be healed of  your disease," he spoke directly, naming the method and the  author of the healing of a  hemorrhaging condition which  had confounded physicians for  12 years.  "Faith", he named as the  method of healing���a faith  which had caused the woman  to push her way through a  crowd to touch Jesus' 'robe,  simply because she had heard  of his healing prowess.  The author was implied,  since everything Jesus did was  done in the name of God and  through the power of God.  What Jesus did not go into,  ever, except by teachings which  had to be embraced by that  #THE UNITED CHURCH  CALVARY        %  M            OF CANADA  BAPTIST CHURCH    %  Sunday  Park Rd., Gibsons        a  Worship Services  Pastor: Harold Andrews  ST. JOHN'S  Res: 886-9163,  Davis Bay - 9:30 am.  Church: 886-2611  GIBSONS  Sunday School 9:30 a.m.  Glassford Rd. - 11:15 am.  Morning Service 11:00 a.m.  Sunday School - 9:30 am.  Gospel Service 7 p.m.  Rev. Bob Scales  Prayer & Bible Study  Church Telephone  Thursday 7 p.m.  886-2333  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  ST. BARTHOLOMEW &  ST. AIDAN  Cedar Grove School  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Chaster Rd., Gibsons  Combined Strvlcet  Senior Pastor: Ted Boodle  2nd & 4th Sundays 11:15 a.m.  Youth Pastor: Jack Moch  in St. Bartholomew's  Sunday School 9:30 a.m.  Gibsons  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  All other Sunday!  Evening Fellowship 7 p.m.  Roberts Creek 9:30 a.m.  Home Bible Study  Family Holy Eucharist  Phone 886-7268 or 886-9482  Gibsons 11:15 a.m.  Affiliated with the  Family Holy Eucharist  Pentecostal   Assemblies   of  Rector:  Rev. John E Robinson  Canada  ROMAN CATHOLIC  SERVICES  SEVENTH-DAY  ADVENTIST CHURCH  Rev. Angelo De Pompa  Sabbath School Sat. 10 a.m.  Parish Priest  Hour of Worship Sal. 11 a.m.  Times of Masses  St. John's United Church  Saturday 5:00 p.m.  Davit Bay  St. Mary's, Gibsons  Pastor: C. Drieberg  Regular Sunday Masses  Everyone Welcome  9:00 a.m. Our Lady  For information phone:  of Lourdes Church  885-9750 or 883-2736  Sechelt Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family  SECHELT  Church, Sechelt  NEW LIFE  12:00 noon St. Mary's Church  ASSEMBLY  SERVICES  in  Sechelt Elementary School  Gibsons  Confessions before Mass  Phone: 885-9526 or 885-5201  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  1:00 pm Sunday  SOCIETY  7:30 pm Wednesday  SECHELT SERVICES:  Everyone Welcome  Reverend P. Brooks  Pastor  Sundays 11:30 am.  Sunday School 11:30 am.  Wednesdays 7:00 pm.  All in United Church edifice  GLAD TIDINGS  on main highway in Davis  TABERNACLE  Bay.   Everyone   is   warmly  Gower Point Road  invited to attend.  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Phone 88S-3I57 or 886-7882  Worship Service 11:00 a.m.  REFORMED  Evening Fellowship 6 p.m.  CHRISTIAN  Bible Study Wed. 7:30 p.m.  GATHERING  Pastor: Nancy Dykes  Sechelt                  885-5635  j (\ Church Services \  same faith, was the full process  of healing.  Had he done so directly, he  would have told his audiences  that we are all created by God,  with man being granted the  status of co-creator (at least  this is my belief!), and that we  were created in love and with  the capability of loving others.  He might also have pointed  out that the genetic defects of  birth arc not as calamitous as  humans render them, by their  eagerness to revile the Creator.  This may not appear to be  true, on the surface, nor would  it be reassuring and consoling  to a mother or father whose  child has been born with a  congenital defect!  , Nor would this be necessarily  capable of a miraculous cure  like the blind man in John 9,  whose healing Jesus said was  done, "so that the works of God  might be made manifest in  him", but there are those who  realize that cures are not always  effected by man's standards,  but by the grace of that  supernatural being���God.  What the medical profession  has discovered, is that many  seemingly incurable ailments  have been dispelled or dissipated entirely by using a  technique which induces faith  in the healer, and /or the  healing process.  Conversely, they have found  that patients without faith can  will themselves to death, in  spite of the medical skills at  work.  They have found that patients can be cured in hospital  and can become ill hours after  returning to their home environment, literally defying the  physician's skill.  Therefore, simplistically put,  they have discovered what the  ancient healers knew full well,  that the body can do a magnificent job of healing if the mind  is encouraged to command it,  and believe in it.  Not all of them have acknowledged, or even accepted,  the fact that this faith is a  supernatural event, and the  healing mechanism which is  triggered by this faith is of  supernatural origin, or that a  "whole" person is one who is at  peace with his or her Creator!  However, holistic healing is  one giant step for mankind!  Coast News, April 28, 1981  21  AliHIDRIi  CEDRR  HDII1K  ���IWIBBEU     product of British Columbia  QUALITY LIVING WITH CEDAR  Every detail in a Lindal Cedar Home radiates gracious, yet sensible  living.  And every Lindal  floor plan permits almosl unlimited design  flexibility. Over 60 original plans are available Each can be modified  to fit your particular needs and tastes Or we can help you design  your very own plan  Sales Office and Display Home in Horseshoe Bay  M.D. Mackenzie Limited  6342 Bay Street, Horseshoe Bay  West Vancouver, B.C. V7W 2Q9  Phone (604) 921-8010   921-9268  INDEPENDENTLY  DISTRIBUTED BY  CN 4-28  Bradley J Benson Photo  Morning raindrops highlight this primrose in (ornie's garden near Wilson Creek.  May is Family Month [        q. Z % d ^ ft t-  When families need help,  where can they turn?  In the past, many families  could turn to grandparents,  other relatives or long-rime  family friends for advice,  baby-sitting, loans, or simply  friendship and support  through a difficult time.  "But today, we often meet  families who feel they are  completely alone in struggling  with problems," says Bea  Hodgson of Summerland,  provincial co-ordinator of Family Month.  May has been proclaimed  "Family Month" in British  Columbia - a time for celebrating families.  This year the theme is  Family Power for Social  Change. "We need to recog-  ���nize that families do have  some powers, and should be  able to influence those institutions which affect and  sometimes cause stress within  families," says Mrs. Hodgson.  'Communities and institutions must be more aware of  their responsibilities toward  families and families must be  more aware of their own  strengths," added Mrs.  Hodgson.  "Government agencies do  their part in assisting low  income families financially  and through subsidizing such  services as long-term care for  the   elderly   and   day-care.  Through encouraging family, community and agency  co-operation, family life will.  be both enriched and extended. By choosing "Family  Power for Social Change" as  the theme for Family Month,  The B.C. Council for the  Family hopes to give a new  perspective on family living in  our province.  "Really, families are a  miracle to be encouraged,  not a problem to be solved,  not a situation to be endured," Mrs. Hodgson concluded.  Health Dept. says no  A letter received from the Ministry of Health refusing the  request for an Audiology clinic for the Gibsons Health Centre was  discussed by School Trustees.  The Ministry feels the present arrangement by which the Powell  River Clinic provides service in Sechelt and Squamish for I week  every 3 months is adequate and that residents of Gibsons and  Squamish have the alternative of attending clinics in Vancouver  or New Westminster if Powell River is considered too far away.  All of which sounds sensible except that residents ofthe areaare  refused appointments on the Lower Mainland on the grounds that  they live in the Coast Garibaldi Health area and should attend  their clinic in Powell River.  The School Board found this attitude unsatisfactory and agreed  to continue to pressthe Ministry to live up to earlier commitments  for an audiology clinic in Gibsons.  YOU  ^^CAN't  FOREST...  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast News  Classified al Campbells  Family Shoes, Sechell. or  Madeira Park Pharmacy.  Madeira Park.  Free   Christian  Science Lecture  United Church. Gibsons  Sun. May 3rd at 4 pm.  I  A PREVENT  WILDFIRES  INVESTMENTS  WANTED  We are a Western Canadian corporation with  International affiliations interested in prime  investments in the following categories:  * farms & ranches   * recreational land  * development land ' large motels  * large businesses  Joint venture proposals, partnerships and  other equity funding considered.  Cryden Investment Corporation  502 ��� 4S5 Granvillo Street  Vancouver, B.C. (604) 669-2223  Province of  British Columbia  Ministry of  Forests  Public Information Meetings  Alternatives for Crown Timber Pricing (White Paper No. 9)  The Ministry of Forests will hold public Information  meetings to hear discussions relating to the white paper  No. 9 on alternative methods of pricing Crown timber  issued in July, 1980.  All interested persons are invited to attend the meetings  scheduled as follows:  April 9,1981 Prince George 7:30 p.m.  April 13,1981 Kamloops 7:30 p.m.  April 15,1981 Nelson 7:30p.m.  April 22,1981 Williams Lake 7:30 p.m.  April 28.1981 Victoria 7:30p.m.  May 7,1981 Vancouver 7:30 p.m.  May 12,1981 Prince Rupert :   7:30p.m.  Delta's Inn of the North  770 Brunswick Street  The Dome Motor Inn  555 W.Columbia Street  Lord Nelson Hotel  616 Vernon Street  Overlander Motor Inn  1118 Lakeview Crescent  Empress Hotel  Prince Albert Room  721 Government Street  Holiday Inn  711 Broadway Avenue  Rupert Hotel  2nd Ave. and 6th Street  CARPET, TILE ft SHEET VINYL  BOX 1092 SECHELT, B.C. VON 3AO  ��� sell & install carpet, lino & hardwood.  17 YEARS EXPERIENCE  Phone  tor appointment  Scott Brooks  885-3681  We serve our customers proudly"  Grade "A" Beef  HINDS   *2��  lb.  Grade "A " Beef  SIDES   $1.05  ID.  Alberta Grain Fed  SIDE of PORK  $ 1.29  ID.  uncontMtogattu auarameed tor  Tafldernoss and Hawur  Use either of our  TWO PAYMENTS PLANS  ��� The 60 D8y Plan    No interest or other charges.  1/3 down. 1/3 In 30 days  The balance in 60 days.  ��� The Western Plan   Very low interest  Total amount spread over 6 months.  ��� PRIME GRAIN FED CATTLE  SPECIALLY AGED TO PERFECTION  From the rolling hills of Southern Alberta  if Weight loss In cutting and boxing will increase in the cost per lb  WESTERN MEAT PACKERS LTD.  CALL COLLECT 254-5494  804 Renfrew St., Vancouver V5K 4B6 Coast News, April 28. 1981  In Itlemonaml Anouncements  Found  uuestoch    iwoph Wanted I Help Wanted |    For Rent  For sale  Bingley, Earle - May 2 ��� 1977.  In loving memory of a dear  liusband, dad and grandpa.  \s the years go by, memories  keep you near. The family.      #17  Thanhs  A bis thank you to the leaders  ol Beavers Cubs Scouts and  Venturers from the Sunshine  Coast   District   Council   -   Boy  Saiuts. #17  We wish to express our sincerest  ilianks and appreciation to our  dear relatives and friends for  their many acts of kindness,  messages of sympathy and floral  offerings at this time of our  loss. Special thanks to the members and Ladies Auxiliary Branch  109 Royal Canadian Legion,  Gibsons and our wonderful  neighbours at Granthams. Also  to Mr. Dan Devlin for handling  all the funeral arrangements.  Words cannot express the gratitude felt in our hearts. Roy Harris,  Nancy and Lee, #17  Personal  A.A.  MEETINGS  MONDAY: 8:30 PM.  Open Meetings  Alano Club  (next to Andy's Family  Restaurant)  Ph. 886-2596 Don  886-9208 Dudley  TUESDAY: 8:30 PM.  Young People  Rear of St. Mary's  Catholic Church. Gibsons  Ph. 886-9783 Lorna  WEDNESDAY: 8:00 PM.  Closed Discussion Meeting  Rear of St. Mary's  Catholic Church. Gibsons  Ph. 885-3436 Catherine  885-3394 Herb  THURSDAY: 8:30 PM.  Open Meeting  Wilson Creek  Community Hall  Davis Bay  Ph. 885-2896 Ed  SATURDAY: 8:00 PM.  Al-Anon - A.A. Meeting  Rear ol St. Mary's  Catholic Church. Gibsons  Ph. 886-7358 Linda or Bob  For Pender Harbour Area  Phone  883-997B or 883-9238  Microwave Cooking  Demonstration!  Saturday, May 2nd. 10 a.m. -  4 p.m. Enter our Free Draw - no  purchase necessary. Kern's  Home Furnishings, Seaview  Place, Gibsons. 886-9733        #17  TUPPERWARE - your guarantee  of quality - keeps food at peak of  freshness - pretty and practical.  Phone Louise Palmer 886-9363#17  40th Anniversary Celebration  The Inglis kids invite friends of  Eric & Lenora to drop around  the Inglis home on Shaw Road.  Sunday afternoon, May 3rd, to  help celebrate their 40th wedding  anniversary. #17  FREE WOOD CHIPS  Canadian Forest Products Howe  Sound Pulp division has for  distribution to area residents a  large amount of decayed cedar  wood chips. These wood chips  are ideal for use in gardening and  landscaping. One can pick up  unlimited loads from the mill site  this Saturday, May 2, 1981 from  8:00 a.m. till 4:00 on a first-come  first-served basis. These chips  are located in the area adjacent  to the Port Mellon tennis courts  and a loader-operator will also be  on hand to assist in loading.  #17  \ MNES'ft.  \     TfB �� TOP  \..    SH Of   f~J  y*B65.782lW*i        J  A Full Line ol      %.**  Plumbing Supplies  NEW HOURS  Tues. - Sat.  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Gibson*  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  Keys found on Crucil Rd. Many  keys. Coast News Office.        #17  Key on Hwy. 101 near Crowe  Rd. Ford key #H51. Coast News  Office. W  Male Cat white with bushy  tail. Gibsons. Bluff area. 886-2658  #17  Cute baby pictures in plastic  bag near Castle Rock Kennels in  Roberts Creek, Coast News  office. #17  >oooeeoeoci��*toeooooffoo  SPCA  SPAY  Clinic  and information  886-7938  Box 105  Gibsons, B.C.  HORSES  6 good riding horses & 2 ponies  for sate to good homes only.  886-7377 or 886-9409 TFN  Goat Kids for sale M & F. 886-  8029. #17  Gibsons Clinic Pharmacy carries  equine veterinary supplies. For  enquiries call John at 886-8191.  #18  100 Chicks. 10 weeks old. $4.25.  886-7540 #18  Quarter/thoro. cross, bay gelding. 15 h.h., excel, gymkhana  horse, spirited but controlled.  $800. Ph. eves. 886-9125.       #17  DR. NICK KLE1DER will "be  arriving on the peninsula on May  11. He will be coming to aid in  horse problems only. For appt.  call Carmen Peters at either no.  886-8268 or 886-7029 #17  Purebred Jersey milking cow for  sale. Eve 885-9294 #17  Purebred male Cairns Terrier  pup born Dec. 17 - had shots -  reg. papers available. 886-2671  #17  / Kerry  Blue  Terriers  SECHELT 886*2505  SPCA Garage Sale May 3,  1981 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Pratt Rd.,  Gibsons, three doors down left  side watch for signs. Books,  household items and much more.  Donations wanted. Please phone  886-7713, 886-7839 or drop off at  Peninsula Kennels, Reed Rd.,  Gibsons. #17  White Tower Medieval Society  Garage Sale May 3rd, corner of  Reed Rd. and Marine Dr.,  Granthams Ldg. 9 a.m. to 4:30  p.m. 886-7029. #17  Registered German Shepherd  name - Xerox ��� one year old. Call  886-7663 or 886-9373. Reward of  $100.00 will be paid on his  safe return. #18  MEALS ON WHEELS  Available Men., Wed.. Fri  Gibsons, Koburls Creek  Call  886-7880   885-3351  CASTLER0CK  KENNELS  ��� Boarding  ��� Grooming  ��� Puppies occasionally  Roberts Creek,  opposite Golf Course  885-2505  Announcements  Garage Sale. Everything from  dining room ste., fridge, sewing  machine, lamps and much more  at 1574 Abbs Rd., Gibsons.  9a.m. Friday, May 1st. #17  ARTISTS  If you arc interested in joining  a Life Drawing group in Sechelt,  Thursday evenings from 7:30 -  9:30 p.m.. phone Pat Chamberlin  at 885-2339. #17  SECHELT TOTEM CLUB BINGO  Every Sunday. Place: Sechelt  Legion Hall.  linies: Doors open 5:30. Early  Birds 7:00. Bonanza 7:30. Regular Bingo 8:00.  100% payout nn Bonanza end of  each month. Everyone Welcome.  TFN  DANCE students, teachers and  others requiring information on  Tap, Ballet, Aero, Modern and  Spanish Dance. Please phone  Win-2989. TFN  If someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  see what it is doing to you?  Al Anon can help. Phone 6-9037  or 6-8228 TFN  opportunities  ATTENTION  SKILLED TRADES PEOPLE  Coming to the Sunshine Coast,  Robin Hurrell Assoc. Inc. Interior  Design, wish to put together a file  of local Cabinet Makers, Carpenters, Carpet layers, Drapery  and Casement makers, Electricians, Painters, Plumbers,  Stone masons, Tile setters,  Upholsterers and the like. Please  contact Verity Purdy, Box 26,  Halfmoon Bay. VON 1YO.      #17  Free to good home only one 7  week male pup, black with white  markings, Shepherd/Malamute.  Is intelligent. Large. 886-9591 #17  Magus  Kennels  ��� Dog Boarding & Training  ��� CKC Champion & Obedience  Great Danes  ��� Best Care on Peninsula  886-8568  Royal Trust  FOR SALE  BEAUTY SALON  Opportunity tn be creative and  be your own boss a\ ihe same  time Well established business  with '1 fully equipped stations, 3  sinks with extra hookup lor  fourth. 4 dryers, bin washer &  dryer, (ull bathroom plus storage,  Located in modern plaza close to  shopping centre. Lots of parking  .iv.til.ible   Vendm   is motivated  All te.isun.il offers will he con  sldered Call Elizabeth Haines  324-1621 12-1 hours)  Toirth"  I woG.nhc.pyoubcttci  S.P.C.A.  For Adoption:  Dogs; 3 Shepherd X pups 2  female, 1 male, 6 weeks. Purebred Samoyed male 18 months.  2 Samoyed X female, 3 months.  5 German Shepherd X pups, 6  weeks. Akida & Shepherd X  pup male 4 months. England  Sheepdog X female 4 months.  Catat 3 male kittens, 7 weeks.  I female kitten 7 weeks. Peninsula Kennels open 9-11 a.m. ���  2-4 p.m. 7 days a week or phone  886-7713. #17  Golden Lab 6 mo. old, Cemetery  Road. Went missing Saturday.  886-7954 #18  2 car keys on silver ring and a disc  tag, in Gibsons. Reward! $10.  886-2490. #17  REWARD $50  Lost in Fircrcst and Pratt Rd.  1 >/> year old Persian cat, charcoal  grey, answers to "Rags". Call  886-7941. #17  peach-faced African Love bird.  Lost   in   the   vicinity   of  Pratt  Grandview.   Reward.   886-2961.  #17  Reward: Lost (about a month ago  now) a beautiful grey cat with  short hair. He has a white chest  and feet. Also he is big and  answers to the name of Simon.  We would love to find him. Please  phone 886-7727 or 886-8030.  Thank you. #18  PENINSULA  Open  for Boarding  all types of  dogs & cats.  Excellent  care given.  Now  S.P.C.A. Shelter  Open  9-11 am & 2-4 pm  for viewing  adoptive animals  or drop-off  of unwanted  animals.  Phone  886-7713  nincoast Secretarial  Office overload service  und  Professional Out of Office  Typing  I Pick-up and delivery  available)  ram: 886-8583  EVBS. 885-5588  Carpenter - new and renovations.  Reasonable rates and references.  886-7280 TFN  ELUNGHAM  STABLES  ^PfMLi  |   ��� Boarding  * Training  ffiPw  ��� Lessons  885-9969  worn  wanted |  COMPLETE GARDEN SERVICE  Seasonal care; pruning, power  raking, garden rototilling, lawns  & hedges, reasonable rate.  885-9498. #19  NEED HELP  SPRING CLEANING?  Quick and Efficient  Reasonable Rates  886-2871 after 6  I require work as a tradesman's/  landscaper's helper. Have pickup and tools.  For more info,  call Barry 886-9498. #19  Quality finishing carpentry and  boat   interiors.   Jeff.   885-5588.  #17  Backhoe available. Gibsons area  preferred. Phone 886-9614 any  time. TFN  Key West Drywall, complete  guaranteed service. Phone 886-  2621 eves. #17  NEEDTUfflS-UPr  Experienced mechanic will come  to your car ��� any make. Reaa.  rates  call  Dominique   885-3317  anytime TFN  Experienced House Cleaner  wishes work in Gibsons area.  Have car, phone 886-7358. Refs.  available. #19  For Explosive Requirement!  Dynamite, electric or regular caps  B line E cord and safety fuse.  Contact Gwen Ninuno, Cemetery  Road, Gibsons. Phone 886-7778.  Howe Sound Farmer Institute.  TFN  Electrical Contractor wants work  anywhere on the coast, own boat  for island work. 886-9316      TFN  Chimney   Geaning   and   maintenance. Ph. 886-7411 or 886-8023  TFN  Fence building our specialty.  886-7540 TFN  Hardwood Floors resanded and  finished, work guaranteed. Free  est. Phone 885-5072 TFN  Harbour Chimney Cleaning. Serving the Sunshine Coast. Fireplaces, furnaces, oil stoves, 883-  9171. Customers from the 886 exchange call Collect. TFN  Restaurant    help.    Good    pay.  Pender Harbour area. 883-2296.  #17  Driver-yard person with Class 3  licence. Send resume to personnel department, Box 59,  Madeira Park. VON 2HO.     TFN  Waitresses wanted, full & part  time. Bartending experience preferred. Apply in person to Seaview Gardens, 11:30 a.m. to  5 p.m. #19  Required immediately Daytime  Babysitter 3 days/week for preschooler and kind, student.  Cedar Grove School vie. 886-7893  #17  Need babysitter for 3 children  2 yrs., 4 yrs. & 6 yr. old. Afternoons. Roberts Creek-Gibsons  area. Prefer group accommodation but will consider splitting  up. Call 886-8036 #19  WAITRESS WANTED  Experience preferred. Apply in  person at The Cedars. TFN  Two very reliable high school  students will do any yard work in  the Gibsons area. Ph. 886-9171  for Clayton or 886-2520, Howard.  Call at any convenient time.   #17  Part-time work for experienced  salesperson. Prefer someone with  knowledge of floor coverings  and/or drapes. 886-7112.       #17  WRIGHT  WAY   Renovations -.<���.  Alterations basement to the roof, -  satisfaction guaranteed. Jim or  Gary 885-5946 #19  Roto-tiller and soil sifter for hire  with or without operator. For  further info, call 886-2934      #18  Yard and basement clean-ups,  rubbish removal, light hauling.  Also young man seeks steady  work. 886-9503 #18  BRICKWORK  FACINGS, FIREPLACES  PLANTERS, BLOCKWORK  RICHARD SAUNDERS 886-8586  #18  J. LEPORETILE  Quality Installations  Ceramic, Mosaic or Quarry  All work guaranteed  Free estimates  Phone Anytime  886-8097  TREE SERVICE  We  make  it  our  business  to  provide   you   with   satisfaction.  Our specialty:  ��� Topping  ��� Limbing  ��� Dangerous Tree Removal  Insured guaranteed services  Peerless Tree Service Ltd.  Call for free estimate 885-2109.  TFN  For your land and lawn scaping,  garden care call DEAN Ltd.  886-7540 TFN  HOUSECLEANING  Fast, efficient, reliable and very  reasonable. 886-2758 evenings  please. #17  limberjack Skidder with operator. Wire splicer available. 886-  2459. TFN  Chimney sweeping and moss  spraying. 886-7540 TFN  Qualified    Painter.    Reasonable  rates. Work guaranteed. 886-9749  TFN  WEST COAST  Phnna      (r. ��� ��� "  nwne  888-2883  Free  Estimates  ALL WORK  GUARANTEED  Design  Drafting  886-7441  Housekeeper needed 1 day a  week. Hopkins Landing. Phone  eves, after 6-886-7005. #18  Family oriented residential treatment centre for children requires  a part-time night worker. Duties  include maintenance and household duties, staying awake all  night and caring for the needs of  the children. Reply in writing by  May 1st to: The Director, Box  770, Sechelt. #17  Breakfast cooh  ft  second cook  needed immediately  Apply in person  SPECIAL WEEKLY RATES  Penlnanla Hotel 886-9334      TFN  19 in. Colour T.V. J2K per mo.. 3  mo. min. 26 in. consoles $30. per  mo. J & C Electronic. 883-2568  *TFN  Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone Bill Grose  885-9237 TFN  Gibsons. House to share. Call  886-9091. #17  750 sq. ft. Gibsons Industrial  Park. Phone 886-2139. #17  2 bdrm,. Cottage Roberts Creek  $300 mo. Considering reductions  for handiwork. 926-8337.        #17  Looking for a senior person to  share a house and garden near  beach. Reasonable rent. 886-9463  #20  Cozy one bedroom basement  suite in Granthams. Excellent  view. Fridge & stove inc. $225  mo. Call Barb 886-8509 mornings  886-9415 eves. #17  EXPEDITION TENT  Recreational Equipment Inc.  McKinley Model  Complete with Itaitifly  All seams coated  Very lliitll Quality Tent  Usui Unit Oiiit  s '300.- 885-5998 ,,  I Homclitc Chainsaw $250.  1 stand-up freezer with com-  pressor $275. Lord Jim's Lodge.  #17  Playpen $25. Crib, mattress &  bumper pads $50. 2-in-l buggy/  stroller $40. Jolly Jumper, gd. ;  shape $10. Crib mobiles $5 each.  Girl's infant clothes, gd. shape  assort, prices, maternity clothes  size 8/10 assort, prices. Phone  886-8251 #17  Data Entry Clerk  For IBM 34. Must be responsible individual capable of working with limited  supervision, excellent typing skills a must. Langdale area. Reply to P.O.  Box 86219, North Vancouver. B.C. V7L 4K2.  OFFICE OR  RETAIL  SPACE  AVAILABLE  886-2417  888-2743  822-2017  THERMAX  WELD-ALL IND  Beat the High Cost of Healing  Custom Made Wood Stoves  PHONE 886-8466  1- 28x36 2- 24x30 al. sliding wds.   j  $20 ea. 110'ornamental iron railing    with    corrugated    plastic   !  inserts $2.50 per ft. White toilet   |  $25.886-8398. #19  1980 Honda CX custom water-  cooled V-twin 70 mpg brand new.  $2800 firm. Akai 4,000 D.B. reel  to reel. Never been used. $350 or  best offer. Phone after six 886-  9752 #17  MUSIC  Help wanted  Presbyterian Church requires  couple to caretake Camp Douglas,  Roberts Creek.' No salary but  housing (trailer) and utilities  provided. Responsibilities include  security, care of keys and some  maintenance. Phone 885-3973.  #17  Wanted to Rent  2 bdrm. home for mo. of August.  Waterfront preferred but not  essential or will exchange 3 bdrm.  apt. in Ottawa. Refs. exchanged.  Ph. 886-2147 #17  2 or 3 bdrm. house for May 1st.  Family with 2 children. References avail. Gibsons or Sechelt.  886-7539 #17  Year-round parking for 1 car,  walking distance to Langdale  ferry. Call collect 325-1949, Vancouver. #16  3 to 4 bedroom house. For more  information call 886-2904.      #16  Winnebago for occasional daily  rental throughout summer. Phone  886-7811 #18  Electric Piano, Fender Rhodes,  portable. Exc. cond. $1000 OBO.  886-8583 TFN  PIANO TUNER  Expert piano tuning & repairs at  reasonable rates. Ask for Sig  886-7792 #18  Save   $200   new   Fisher   insert  16  hr.   Burns   $700.   885-2749.  #17  New For You at  SEW EASY  SECHELT  READY-MADE  CURTAINS  Small house by May 4, one or two  bedroom, required by professional forester and wife hear  Sechelt. Quiet and responsible,  aged 25, will provide light upkeep  for reasonable price. Call 604-  731-6798 (collect). Andy or Gail.  #17  Wanted to rent by May or June  1st. 2-3 bdrm. for family of 3.  Gibsons to Sechelt. Ref. available. 885-7265. #19  Uiestwuiid  Sound  centres  (M) PIONEER  Audio V0I  HJGomp  vamaiia  Appliance!  DEALER  COST  plot 10%  Pool Table Gendron 4' x 8'  good condition with cues. $400  OBO. 886-7028 #19  Electric Range Moffat, good  condition $125 or offer. After  five 885-5661 #19  Moffat electric range. Kenmore  washer and dryer. $75 each.  886-9849. #17  Firewood   for   sale.    885-3605.  Buy now. have it dry' for winter.  TFN  Sofa bed  &  chair  $100.  beds $50. 885-9859.  Bunk  #17  Next to ihe  Bank of Montreal Building  Sechelt  885-3313  wanted  Census 1981 representatives for  Sunshine Coast and Powell River.  Apply Employment & Immigration Office, Sechelt. 885-5414.  Full time positions lasting 4-5  weeks, starting week of May 18.  #17  Part time clerical and store clerk.  Please send resume to Personnel  Dept.. Box 59, Madeira Pk., B.C.  VON 2HO. TFN  Applications now being taken for  waitresses and broiler cook for  new restaurant opening soon  in Gibsons. Ph. Tony 883-9673  after 5 p.m. #17  Weekly help to do ironing in my  home. Wages negotiable. Call  after 6 p.m. 886-7802 #17  Motorhome from Aug. 7 to Aug.  16. Please call Joe Bellerive  886-9453. #19  2 or 3 bdrm. house or apt. needed  as soon as possible. Leave  message at Park Motel. Ph.  883-9040. #19  The Crew of the  "Beachcombers"  are still looking  (or furnished houses  Please  contact  Bob Frederick  at 886-7811  For Rent  Room and board available for  clean working men. Phone  886-2137. TFN  May 1st. 3 bdrm. exec, type  waterfront home in Gower Point.  Appliances, 3 bdrms., 2 fireplaces, glorious sunsets, privacy. Refs. please. Apply in  writing, c/o Box 8, Coast News,  Box 460, Gibsons. . #1"  Delivered sawdust, shavings, for  stable. 885-9969 TFN  Older furniture, china etc. bought  or sold on consignment. Harbour  Antiques, 1585 Marine Dr.,  Gibsons. 886-7800 TFN  Wanted: 24" and 18" cedar  shake blocks (taper wood). Phone  112-888-0103 Ask for John (top  prices paid for cords). #18  Wanted to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar - Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd. 885-9408 or  885-2032 TFN  The Coast News is looking for  back copies to complete their  files. Issues missing are from  June to December in 1976. Anyone wishing to donate, please  phone 886-2622 and we will pick  up. Thank you I TFN  F & L Contractors. Standing  timber. Any amount. Fair prices.  Good clean up. Lou LePage  886-9872 or 886-7833. TFN  Wood cookstove, Ford Cortina,  lot on Gambier Island. 886-9503.  #19  SEEDS  Harden supplies  Sheds  Lawn     mm  Mowers *99.m  MACLEODS  SECHELT  885-2171  CASH FOR LOSS  tod Prices  Free Estimates  D & 0 LOG SORTING  LTD.  886-7896    886-7700  SECHELT  CARPET  CORNER  has lust received  another load ot  "Candy Stripe"  Rubber Bach  CARPET  at me uery  low price ot  *5.95 SQ. Vd.  But Hurry!  (Beside Oenner's  Furniture)  885-5315  6' x 12' national billiard table,   H  new felt, all ace.  SI700 OBO.   ���'  Moving sale ��� plants, tovs, books '  etc. 886-2706 #19  6 months old Sib. Husky. $100.  Phone 886-9635 #19  Traynor P.A. 6 channel mixer  amp, slave amp, 2 monitors,  Shure microphone. Fender super  reverb. 886-2516 #17 Coast News, April 28, 1981  23  BEDDING  PLANTS  ��� FRUIT TREES  ��� PERENNIALS  ��� SPRING BULBS  LAWN  SEED  Fine i  Selection of  FLOWERING  SHRUBS  Fertilizers  Sleer Manure  Peat Moss  Potting Soil  Lime  SEEDS  Quality  Form & Garden  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Road       886-7527  fi ��� 30 ft. hydro poles S70 each;  pipe wrench ��� 9 inch jaw $50;  liming light & ignition tester, like  new $50/pair. 886-8003. #18  I Zeiss Ikon Voigtlander camera  with wide angle & telephoto  lenses S75. 1 Canon fixed lens.  Exc. cond. $50. 886-9411        #18  Snugli $20; Cuddle-seat/carrier  $20; jolly jumper $10; walker $15;  suingumatic with scat and  iradle $30. 886-9411. #18  GAF super 8 movie camera and  Bell and Howell projector with  screen, hardlv used. $425 OBO.  886-7736 #18  Keg. Irish Setter puppies; champ  stock, 6 wks. old; papers and  shots $300 ea. Phone 886-8334  eves. #17  HOT  WATER  TANKS  All Sizes  Best Puces on  the Pemnsulj  MACLEODS  SECHELT  885-2171  For Sale  One deluxe Star Craft tent trailer.  Asking $3500. Will take offers.  One nin.'-f'oot camper, needs  some work $400. One ten-foot  Camper King custom camper.  $2200. One 1968 V. ton pick-up  for parts or repair. $250. 886-  2350.886-2568. #18  Automotlue  Mobile Homes I    marine  Hand tools, building supplies etc.  at reasonable prices. Phone  886-9752 #18  Portable Sawmill available. P.O.  Box 1074, Gibsons. #18  Next year's firewood at last  year's prices. P.O. Box 1074,  Gibsons. #18  MULCH HAV $1.50 bale. Phone  evening 885-9357 TFN  Business For Sale. Small welding  business, tools and stock. F.P.  * 12,000.00. Ph. 886-2708 evenings. #17  HAY. $2.00 a bale. Phone evenings 885-9357 TFN  SANSUI  Component  STEREO  from  $199.95  Green Onion  Stereo  884-5240  Dunham Rd., Port Mellon  TELESCOPES  BINOCULARS  AND  SUMMER  FURNITURE  B"B  HARDWARE  Cowrie St. 885-9713  l chesterfield and chair, blue with  gold inlay, good condition $100.  I sectional chesterfield and large  chair, brick red, good condition  $150. Phone evenings 886-7382.  #18  New wood stove air tight, brick  lined, phone 885-2101 or 886-9277  after 5. .        #18  i��� Madeira���i  Appliances  have good guaranteed  rebuilt appliances.  Less than half  new price.  Call Collect Anytime  ^-883-2848-  Swim - Spa  Il"s Tomorrow's  Pool and Spa  Toda\  Weill nil lln  SKASIDK  I'MMKIM.  886-7017  or 886-7760  MOVING-MUST SELLI!  Kenmore dryer $75; Moffat range  $75; 2 single beds $50 for pair;  Philco cabinet stereo $50; antique  typewriter (Imperial) $25; Remington addihg machine $25;  head & footboard with metal  frame $25.886-8003. #18  Inglis multi-cycle auto washer,  excellent condition. Guaranteed  & delivered. $250. Phone 883-  2648 TFN  ELECTROHOME  SALES 8, SERVICE  3 Year Warranty  on Parts & Labour  SUNSHINE  COAST T.U.  The Creative Circle - Needle-  craft. Hold a demonstration in  your home and win free merchandise as well as gifts. Ph. Jacquie  886-8490. #17  HOT TUB?  Do it yourself. Fiberglass, redwood and vinyl. Solar collectors,  H&S Contracting. 885-3825  TFN  1 vacuum cleaner with power  nozzle $50. 1 Buffet $60. I end  table $10. Phone 886-9337      #17  Appliances, Furniture, TV's,  Stereos etc. DISCOUNT PRICES!  Kern's Home Furnishings, Seaview Place, Gibsons. 886-9733.  TFN  10 hp Johnson older model Acorn  fireplace. Cheap. 885-3605   TFN  MWMMI  OCEANSIDE  POOLS  VINYL LINED SWIMMING POOLS  ALUMINUM  8 STEEL WALLS  HOT TUBS I SPAS  Silas, Service, Installations  Fully Guaranteed  Ten Years Experience  FREE ESTIMATES  Phone  Bob Green  885-3862  Box 1184, Sechelt.  Trade Yonr  APPLIANCE  on a new  HOT POINT  at  MACLEODS  SECHELT  885-2171  Valerie, the '64 Valiant is for  sale.  Running condition.   $100.  Phone  885-5466  after  6  p.m.  TFN  Plastic barrels, very heavy 40-50  gul. capacity. Screw-on lids - used  for shipping food products. $.10.  ea. 885-5998. T.F.N.  Goat K<d - milk fed male. 886-  8029. #17  2" yellow cedar, assorted widths  $I/BF. Peugot racing 10-speed  bike w/tubular tires $300.  5 sheet 5/16 ply sheathing  $5 ea. 885-5588. #17  4 sections radio tower 10 ft. each  incl. top and bottom mast. $30  each.   886-9200   after   6   p.m.  #17  Bring Your Sick  LAWN MOWER  to the Doctors at  885-9626  TONY'S  UNIQUE RESTORATIONS  BRASS & ANTIQUES  PcdaJ stools. Sinks. Leaded  glass. French Doors. Demolition.  Brass Taps. Chandeliers. Wall  Sconces. Red Brick. Oak Floors.  Beautiful accessories 50 yeafs &  older. 3662-4th Ave., Vancouver  TFN  New For You al  SECHELT '  Good Selection of  POLYBATT  PILLOW FORMS  One 8 ft. Sofabed $150, sm. O/T  dresser $35, one sofabed with  mat. chr. $175. 12" B&W TV  $25. Typewriter $35. 885-9677  aft. 6. #18  Used 30" white Westinghouse  range. Good working condition.  $150.00.886-9733 TFN  1978 GMC Window Van, PS/PB,  auto trans., radio. 2-tone paint,  8-pass., 7,000 mi. Asking $7,300.  886-2410. TFN  2 68 MGB's. One runs really well  and one is for parts. 2 hd. tps, good  wheels���great deal at $2,500.  These are elastics now! Jane 883-  9342 Sun. - Tues. or write R.R. # I,  Garden Bay, VON ISO        TFN  1970 VW Beetle, sunroof, AM/  FM, near-new Pirelli radials, runs  great, well-maintained, however  body is thrashed. Best offer over  $685.885-3671. TFN  1979 Chevy Silverado short bos  4 wheel drive, 4-sp. with canopy  36" fun country tires, 4 inch lift  kit, chrome roll bar and push  bar, and Pioneer AM/FM in  dash. Cassette deck, all diamond  tuff interior. $9,000. Phone  886-9890 after 5. TFN  1964 Volvo 122 Canadian B18  4 door 4 sp. new brakes, clutch,  exhaust, rear shocks $1000 OBO  885-9285 TFN  '79 Gran Lemans, 2 dr., PS/PB/  P/w, cruise control, tilt steer,  AM/FM, radials, two-tone blue  305 CI one of a kind $7000 OBO.  886-9157 aft. 5. #18  '76 CJ7 Jeep, white, 3-spd., soft  top. $5000. 885-3400 weekdays  only, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. #18  '66 Thunderbird; reasonable offers accepted. '63 Mercedes 190,  for spare parts; offers. '73 Ford  Bronco 4x4 loaded. 886-9736  #18  '68 Fargo Vi ton P.U. '72 slant 6  4-spd. new clutch, exc. running  cond. $400 OBO. 885-5505      #18  Yellow '67 Acadian 2-door standard shift, very good running  cond. Would make great hot rodl  $1,000. Ph. 885-9033 after 5 p.m.  #17  4 - six bolt 10 inch Chevy mags -  suitable for Blazer or Jimmy.  $200 with tires. 885-3825        #18  1 - Chevy 350 automatic transmission. $75.885-3825. #18  THE REAL  BICYCLE SHOP  is now open!  Come see our  lightweight  len and twelve speed  Sekine bicycles.  Personalized service  in pans and repairs  Tues.. Thurs., Sat.  9 am - 5 pm  Evenings phone   886-7192  On Davis Road  (last house on right)  just behind the curling rink.  '76 Dodge club cab eicel. cond  400 cu. in. V-8 auto 37,000 orig  miles. $4900 OBO. After 5,  883-9427 #19  1979 Chev K5 Blazer stick shift  only 19,000 km immaculate  many extras $9500. Trev Goddard  886-2658. #19  1974 Firebird Esprit 350 auto  new mags and TA's, eicellent  condition $4400 OBO. Phone  886-7606 #19  '68 LTD 9-passenger wgn. V-8  auto PS/PB/PW, AM 8 trk.  Runs great. Near new tires.  $750.   886-9200  after   6   p.m.  #17  Must sell 1976 Pacer X, good  condition, god gas mil. $2100.  885-9630 #19  '67 VW Beetle needs engine  work. $150.886-7537 #17  1979 Flat Spyder 31,000 km  wire wheel covers, AM/FM radio  excellent cond. $10,000. 886-  9006. #19  1968 Datsun 510 4 s. 1600 runs  well, mags, flairs, new battery,  blue velvet int., very good  on gas and new $700 stereo  system $2400 or best offer.  886-2320. #17  1980 Ford Pickup, short box,  canopy 13,000 km. Price $6,500  firm. 886-9217. #19  '63 Beaumont 283 auto $1800  886-9278. #17  '79 GMC diesel pick-up automatic  PS/PB, radio, 33,000 km. $8,300.  Ph. 885-3949 #19  For Sale - 1979 14 x 70 3 bdrm.  mobile home. 886-7235 #17  1979 Moduiine dbl. wide home.  2 bdroom. 960 sq. ft. Set up on  pad in Wilson Creek area, on  private acreage $37,500 + $100/  month pad rental. Purchaser's  option to keep home on location.  (Possession July 2nd). Call after  6p.m. 885-3153. #19  MOBILE HOME  SALES I SERVICE  Big Maple Motel  Davis Bay  885-9513  D.L.6925  1974 Bendix 12' x 60' mobile  home, fridge, stove, washer,  dryer. Asking $18,000. 923-3703  evenings. Campbell River.     #19  coast Mobile  Homos Ltd.  GOOD  SELECTION OF  DOUBLE WIDES  we take trades  or  Consign your Mobile  Home to us lor  Quick sale  WHARF ST.   SECHELT  885-9979       mdl ezn  Marine  Has Vour Rabbit  Lots its Hour  Come in and see Herman  Vandeberg, 20 years Volkswagen Specialist - Factory  trained.  stem cmkt  Ff M uuss m  Hours ol Service  8 am - 5 pm   885-3281  vas. woo Koch  Many wv rant  Automotlue  1980 Ford Explorer super cab,  camper special '/. ton, V-8 auto.,  low miles, PS/PB, dual tanks,  extras $9,700.886-2556 #17  1973 Maverick Graber 2 door  HT, AT, PS, V-8 $1995. Red &  white. 885-5289 #17  1959 VW bug runs good, new  battery, exhaust system and  brakes.   $350.    Ph.    886-9826.  #17  4 Pirellis I75SR13 new $70.  2 Uniroyal radials 165R13 $75.  '74 Datsun parts, best offer.  886-2001 #17  74 Ford F-250 loaded $3000 or  trade. 886-8249. #17  1979 Dodge 4x4 good condition,  V-8 motor, radio & CB, 4 new  studded snow tires & 4 large tires  with mags, $7500. Phone 886-  7142. #19  '79 Chev P.U. Vi ton, burgundy,  very good condition, 305 CI.  $7,000 OBO. Phone 886-7350. #18  1973 Ford V. ton P.U. Michelins  std. trans., 2 radial snow tires,  $1,500 OBO. 886-9277 after  5 p.m. #18  1970 Int. P.U. with canopy,  rebuilt motor $600 OBO. 885-2101  aft. 6. #18  1967 Cougar taUtights $50/pilr,  '65 Ford engine & transmission,  352 V-8. $300. '65 VW for parts  $150 OBO. #18  1978 Ford F-250 super cab 4x4  new brakes and shocks, overload  springs, set up for camper,  excellent condition, only 30,000  mi. $8250. Phone 886-7850     #17  1979 Bronco XLT 351. Mag.  wheels, exc. cond. $8500 firm.  886-8516 TFN  '73 Bronco sport 4x4 302 auto,  12x33 TA's, hard & soft top.  Diamond tuff interior. Body  needs paint. Pioneer stereo,  booster & tri axe speakers.  $3200.00. 886-9579 after 4 p.m.  #17  '72 Comet, runs. $500. 885-2468  #17  1979 Dodge 4x4 good condition,  V-8 motor, radio & CB, 4 new  studded snow tires & 4 large tires  with mags. $7500. Phone 886-  7142 #17  '73 Ford V. ton P.U. New clutch,  brakes, low miles, $1800 OBO.  886-9851 #17  Motorcycles  1978 SR 500 clean - low miles.  Performance tuned $1800. Box  145   Madeira   Park.   883-9029.  #17  1974-75 Honda 70 trail bike,  good condition $250. Small chest  of drawers, suitable for child's  room. $30. Would the person  placing this ad call the Coast  News - because you forgot to  give a phone number.  '74 380 GT Suzuki low mUes  ph. 885-3732 after 5:00. Offers.  #17  1970 Honda 350, 15,000 mi.  Runs good $450. Ph. evenings  886-2890. Water skis excellent  shape with rope $200. Ph. evenings 886-2890. #17  1976 125 S Honda 4,000 mi. like  new. Luggage rack, windshield,  crash bars, $600. 885-2232 (Hans)  #18  $10,750  Can have you cruising the Gulf  Islands, Desolation Sound and the  Inside Passage I Get into boating  for a fraction of today's prices  with this recently surveyed  re-built 24' Spencer Cruiser. Hull  and power in first class shape.  Ford, power, Volvo drive.FW-  cooled, completely dependable  family cruising. Fully equipped  incl. 8' Sportyak, VHF etc. etc.  886-8000 #17  14 ft. Enterprise Sailboat with  trailer. $1000 OBO. 886-9851  #17  37' ex-troller diesel-pilot-sounder  $15,000 or trade 7 886-2350     #17  Wanted - 17' Double Eagle with  Johnson or Evinrude motor.  Phone 885-2334 #17  Hobie Cat 14 reefing pts. new  stays V.G. condition. Ph. 885-  2907,5-7, $2300OBO. #17  AB Haddock Boat moving.  Licensed and fully insured.  Hydraulic equipment. Phone 883-  2722 days. 883-2682 eves      TFN  1974 18'/i ft. Double Eagle Boat.  Excellent Condition, approx. 1100  hrs.  Equipped with: 302 Ford Motor,  270 Volvo Leg, Trim Tabs, Hard  Top, Canvas Cover, Toilet,  Night Light, Six Life Jackets,  Spare Prop, Tools & Tool Box,  Flares, Anchor & 100 ft. of Line,  Fire Extinguisher, Heavy Duty  Trailer. Beet Offer Over $11,000.  Before May 1. Phonei 886-7142,  886-7951 or 886-7287. #19  19'/. ft. Boat, trailer, sounder,  head, stove, table etc. Trade for  16 ft. Boat with power or sell for  $1,800 OBO. After 6- 883-9450.  #19  14 ft. aluminum boat with 6 hp  motor, eicellent running cond. includes 5 gal. gas tank, oars and  life jackets. $900. 885-5666.  #19  Fishernun's dream, new 1980  12' Lund c/w 7.5 Merc, tank and  oars. $1650.885-9247 #19  Work or pleasure cruiser 21'  H.D. aluminum hull, 170 Volvo  I/O, F.W.C., hyd. steer., VHF,  Tabs. 2V, G.P.H. $17,500.  885-9247. #19  Starcraft, aluminum 22 foot  w/cuddy cabin, 4 cyl. Mercruiser  120 I/O, new sounder, CB, head,  clean. Sale or trade for mini-  motor home. Value $7000 OBO.  885-5200. #17  1975 Rawson 26' 3 sails, 9.9 c/w I  elec. start, sounder, CB stove,  c/w tank, head, inflatable raft  etc. $13.000.886-9006. #19  12' Boat aluminum & motor.  $1000. OBO. 886-7877 #19  1974 K&C fully equipped incl. CB  sounder, stove, sink, head, ice  box, lifejackets, Anchorpak, trailer, bait tank 165 OMC. $10,500.  firm. Phone 883-2526 #19  Cummins 6-cyl. turbo diesel  w/reduction, controls & panel.  Offers. 885-5588. #17  SURVIVAL SUIT  FiTZRIGHT  (275.-885-5988  ,,-  _   ���   ,. . ���  ..��� '73 350 Yamaha MX gd. con-  ���72  Ford  1-ton dumper  $1200 ....     ,��� ���,_���..   ���      ...  OBO. 886-9851  #17  dition. $500.885-2749  #17  1976 Honda Civic H.B. Good  condition. Call after 6. 886-2886  #17  Diesel 37 mpg automatic 1980  Chevy Cheyenne 350 CID, air  cond. PS/PB, AM/FM tape deck  7,000 miles $10,700 OBO. 886-  9363 #17  1966 Toyota 16,000 original miles.  Body & tires good, motor needs  work. $100. Phone 886-2350   #17  SMALL GAR  SERVICE  is  No problem for us - Ford  has been building and  importing cars and trucks  from Germany, Japan  and England as far back  as 1949.  So if you have a problem  with your small car we've  gotIhe  EXPERIENCE  Hours ol Service  8 am-5 pm   885-3281  StfTi CtAST  F8)K1 una in  Campers ft RV's  1977 22'/.' Vanguard Trailer,  fully equipped and in excellent  condition. $7,900. Ph. 886-9648  #18  ���71 Eldorado lO'/i' camper  3-way fridge, stove & oven.  Furnace, propane lights & 12  volt with fixed jacks. Very clean.  $2500 OBO. 886-9200 after 6 p.m.   #17  1973 hard top trailer, 3-way  fridge, heater, sleeps 6. 2 spares.  886-7943 #19  1969 17'/.' trailer s/c toilet,  2-way fridge & stove, sleeps  6. $4000 OBO. 886-2500 #18  Folding camper trailer tee pee  model, sleeps five, propane  stove & sink. $650 OBO. 2 spare  tires. 886-7028 #19  1978 20 ft. Vanguard trailer,  excellent condition, fully equipped. Phone 885-3146 #19  FOR SALE:  Classified ads mat can cover  B.C. & the Yukon  blanket  classifieds  25 WORDS $99  The Sunshine  9IAIT llffl  5 m  ictcHT l  KeepCanada  Beautiful  Property  B.C. vuhon  Bianhet Classifieds  CHIEF ELECTRICIAN QUESNEL, B.C. WELDWOOD OF  CANADA LIMITED. A leader in  the forests products industry,  engaged in all phases of plywood  and sawmill production requires a  Chief Electrician in Quesnel,  B.C. The Qualified applicant will  be a certified industrial electrician with a B.C. Class "A"  ticket preferably experienced in  plywood and sawmill maintenance with a background in electronics and D.C. drives. The  successful applicant will be  responsible to supervise shift and  construction electricians and  must be able to prepare cost  estimates of construction projects. Situated in the Cariboo  region of B.C. Quesnel is a  modern community of approximately 15.000. Good educational,  medical and commercial facilities  plus moderately priced housing,  complement this popular recreational area. Please forward  applications in confidence, stating experience and present  remuneration to: Mr. A. McKit-  rick. Personnel Manager, Weld-  wood of Canada Limited, Quesnel  Operations, P.O. Box 2000.  Quesnel, B.C. V2J3J5. #17  HARBEL HOLDINGS LTD. Mobile homes' located in parks on  pads. Listings and Sales. We  welcome all enquiries. Listings  wanted. Wheel Estate. Phone  collect. Lower Mainland Division.  13647-lOOth Avenue, Surrey,  B.C. V3T 1H9. 585-3622; Kamloops Division. 90-180 Seymour  Street, Kamloops, B.C. V2C  2E2. 372-5711. The Wheel Estate  People. (D.L. 6747). #TFN  NEEDED IMMEDIATELY: EXPERIENCED MOTORCYCLE  MECHANIC for modern Honda  business. Excellent wages and  benefits. Contact Battel Motor-  sports, Box 2150 Vanderhoof.  B.C. VOJ 3AO. Phone 567-9593.  #17  Property  For Sale 19' sailboat. Bottom  recently re-glassed. $1,100.00  firm. Ph. 886-9648. #16  23' F/G Cutter S/boat. CB radio,  9.9. elec. Evinrude O/B. Trailer  incl. $7800.886-2626 #18  15'/.' alumin. Boat, 65 hp Mercury engine, electric start. Built-  in bow tank with Holsclaw  trailer. $3,000.886-7954        #18  1980 26' Bayliner Explorer,  Volvo engine and outdrive C.B.,  sounder, dinghy, compass &  many extras. 483-9323 Powell  River. #17  15' glass on plywood boat,  Johnson 60 h.p. V4 outboard,  electric start, perfect running  condition with trailer from the  interior. Asking $850.00. Will sell  separate. Interested in late model  chain saw. Ph. 885-5031 #17  15 ft. fiberglass boat. Canvas top,  sleeper seats, 40 horse Johnson  electric start plus easy-load  trailer. Good condition. $3000.  883-2693 #17  19' Boat, fibreglass on plywood,  type Spencer Hall, with trailer.  Evenings 886-9736 #18  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone: 885-9425, 885-  9747,885-3643,886-9546      TFN ���  Will trade day of sport fishing  for day of misc. labour. Excellent boat & equip. 883-2474.  #17  29' spruce mast $250. 885-5588  #17  For Sale: Lot #50, Creekside  Park. 60' i 120' Building Lot.  $40,000.886-7951. #19  Evergreen Park, 3 bedrm.,  rancher, cedar siding, shake  roof, thermalpane wood windows,  wod stove, 1625 sq. ft. including  finished rec. room. $106,000.  886-8597. #19  Level building lot, good view of  gulf, corner of Leek and Coach  Rd. App. '/i acre, $49,500.  522-1046 #19  PRIVATE  3 bedroom rancher, fenced and  landscaped, heater fireplace,  1260 sq. ft. 3 years old. $97,000.  Fircrest Rd. 886-7847 #18  Older type home on Ige. lot  15,700 sq. ft. Sechelt Village on  sewer ideal for duplex or multi  family dwelling. $80,000. 885-  9391 #19  AEROBIC   SEWAGI      TRtATMrNT  Perhaps we can service  that   difficult lot.  883-2269      885-5922  Enjoy this 3 bedroom view home  in central Gibsons. Finished rec.  room, Jenn-air kitchen, Fisher  stove in living & dining room,  carefree vinyl siding, covered sun  deck for outdoor living. A lazy  man's retreat. 886-7661 to view.  #17  Spectacular view from this 2  bedroom Selma Park home.  Under construction, 1300 sq. ft.,  full basement, double garage,  fireplace, still time to choose  interior. Call builder 885-9861  tfn  WATERFRONT  Sechelt Inlet  Only seven miles on paved road  from Sechelt. '/, acre fully serviced and landscaped lot. Two  bedroom cedar log home with  large stone fireplace. Dock, floats  in protected bay. Phone 885-9056.  #17  Beautiful Powell River. Modern  3 BR home with full base, on the  shores of Cranberry Lake. Main  floor features over 2,000 sq. ft.,  built and carefully designed,  imagine your own swimming pool  at your front lawn. For more  info, call Joe Mastrodonato at  Vogl Ags. Ltd., 4766 Joyce Ave.,  Powell River, B.C. V8A 3B6,  485-4231 or 485-2283. #17  il*  3 Bedroom Home  1100 sq. ft. with Carport  $46,900.  Built on your lot.  including Fridge. Stove. Dishwasher  and Light Fixtures  WEKO Construction Ltd.  Box 888, 885-2525 (eves.)  Sechelt 886-2344 (days)  MOVING- MUST SELL!  2200 sq. ft. well designed 3 bedroom split level  family home. 3 yrs. old on good sized professional  landscaped lot. close to schools, shopping,  transp.. pool and curling. House has Th baths  including en suite. Two (2) sundecks, sauna,  heatilator lireplace and large Fisher wood heater.  Two car heated garage. Quality finishing throughout. Asking $149,000. 886-7770 24  Coast News. April 28. 1981  B.C. vuhon Bianhet Classifieds  25 Words for sgg.  UNIQUE BUSINESS: Be your  own boss in the most exciting  and profitable business today - be  a food broker. Customers phone  vou, low overhead, yearly earnings of $80,000.00 - $120,000.00.  are only three of the many advantages in this booming business. 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Material and Contracting Services  NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC  REGARDING PENDER HARBOUR  Take notice that the Ministry of Lands, Parks and  Housing, following a review of wharf and related  works on Crown foreshore in Pender Harbour, will be  developing a plan to form fhe basis for future management of the harbour. This plan will be undertaken  immediately with a tentative completion date of  December 1,1981. With the exception of those works  authorized by Ihe Regional Director of the Lower  Mainland Region no further improvements are to be  placed on the Crown foreshore at Pender Harbour  during this period. Owners of improvements partially  completed prior to January 1, 1981, but not completed, should contact fhe office listed below for  further consideration.  The Regional District of Sunshine Coast will be cooperating with the Ministry of Lands. Parks and  Housing in developing the plan. Public meetings will  be held to ensure that everyone affected by the plan  will have an opportunity to express their views.  The Ministry will be legalizing existing improvements  ^for a one year term. You can make application for this  ^one year tenure, after April 20, 1981. One of the  prime objectives of the Ministry of Lands. Parks  and Housing in the management of Pender  Harbour and other Crown foreshore areas is  to try and retain the water area in a useful  state for all water users. For further information please contact Mr. Larry Sorken, at 4240  Manor Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5G1B2, Phone:  438-5344.  Coast Naliiralrvt*  The mystery of herons  bv John Hlnd-Smlth  It has come around to that  time of the year again when  the Great Blue Heron is in  the news. The Heronry at  Twin Creek is now abandoned,  presumably because of all  the logging dry land sorting,  etc. Last year there were still  two active nests but this year  there is nothing. No one  seems to know where the birds  went but Gambier Island has  been suggested as a likely  spot.  A similar fate overtook the  birds in Pender Harbour. A  new housing development  spelt the end of the 60 or 70  nests near Madeira Park and  the birds were forced to move  out. That was the colony  which Keith Simpson spent a  great deal of time studying  and it was birds from this  group which were banded by  Keith and his helpers. This  was the first time herons had  ever been banded and it was  hoped that much information  about their movements could  be gathered. Information was  gathered until the Pender  Harbour birds, like those at  Twin    Creek,    disappeared.  Your friendly neighbourhood drop-off  points for ����!ff Iff |  Classified Ads  ���   1 would like to send a subscription to  my kith or kin.  D   I would like a subscription to that  lively, informative COAST NEWS.  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His immediate  superior in the Canadian  Wildlife Service, Dr. John  Kelsall, has retired early so  I guess now we are back to  square one in trying to replace  these guys. There's a young  fellow from Pender Harbour  who will be graduating from  University soon and seems to  be heading in the right  direction.  I guess one cannot fault  these guys for moving around  but it does seem a pity when a  person who has spent much  time studying a particular  species of animal, fish or bird  and learned a great deal about  his field of specialization, then  moves on to something else  and someone has to start from  scratch with, of course, the  benefit of his predecessor's  knowledge. But I guess this is  the way things happen in the  real world around us and, as is  my wont,  I am digressing.  I first heard of the recently  discovered heronry in Pender  Harbour in a very round about  way and have promised not to  divulge its whereabouts. The  birds are sitting on eggs right  now and are quite nervous. If  too many people went pounding in, the birds would  probably desert their nests. 1  only counted 15 nests but  there may be more. That  number only accounts for less  than one quarter of the  birds in the old stand so we  still have a long way to go in  finding the remainder. Talking of long ways, these birds  are going to have a long way to  go when they start the arduous job of feeding their  voracious youngsters.  The nests are in a relatively  small area, all are built in  alders and some of them are  very close together, maybe  five or six feet apart in the  same tree. They are all quite  substantial nests, not like the  small bundle of twigs that  were apologies for nests in  Twin Creek and it was hard to  understand any self-respecting bird using such a place to  try and reproduce their  species.  One question which rather  intrigues me is, who, among  the hierarchy of the heron  world, decides where the new  heronry is going to be? Do  they send scouts out to look  for suitable locations and then  decide among themselves  where it is going to be or, do  the wise old elders say this is  where it's going to be and the  rest go along with their  decision? And do they all  build their nests at the same  time or, do they sit around  waiting for someone else to  take the initiative?  I saw one old bird up there,  and I don't know whether it  was male or female, acting in  a very un-bird-like manner.  He/she was in a fir tree where  there was no nest and if you  can imagine a bird doing this,  he/she was lying horizontally  along a branch of this tree  looking down at me with his  big yellow eyes. I really had  to laugh even though 1 know  birds and animals in general  don't like being laughed at,  but he looked so strange lying  outstretched like that and I  cannot figure out how he ever  managed to get himself into  that position. I did manage to  get a picture of him directly  below so if it comes out at  least I will have the evidence  to back up my statements.  I wondered afterwards if he  was acting as a lookout. If  so, he didn't do a very good  job, at least by my standards.  Maybe he knew something I  didn't know and come to think  of it, I think he almost certainly did. I think perhaps he told  his fellow herons not to be too  concerned about the strange  person and his dog wandering  around below. Regardless,  none of the birds left their  nests on my behalf so everybody was happy, I got my  pictures and the birds were  happy too.  There were lots of broken  eggs lying around on the  ground, some from last year  but most of them from this  year by the look of them.  I am not at all sure what this  means as I did not see any  young birds or at least I don't  think I did. As all the birds  were sitting on their nests,  it was impossible to tell  whether they were banded or  not.  It seems strange to me that  so little is known about this  relatively common bird. Until  the Canadian Wildlife Service  authorized the study of great  blue herons in 1977, practically nothing was known about  them. The study is now  complete but unofficially I  suppose it still goes on.  Trouble is there seems to be  no kind of follow up and  anyone seeing or finding anything which may be of interest  to the powers that be is left on  a limb with nowhere to go.  Unfortunately, these nests  are under quite a lot of  pressure right now and  although no work has been  done close enough to disturb  them yet, just how long this  situation can continue is hard  to say. It is really nice to  know that there are people out  there, thoughtful people, who,  when they first saw these  nests during the course of  their duties, reported their  discovery, reported it to the  appropriate authorities and  were able to at least put a  temporary hold on the situation. Just how long this  situation can last remains to  be seen but I have a feeling  that these great blue herons  are once again going to have  to send their scouts out to  look for pastures new after  this nesting season is over,  all in the name of the so-called  progress of the human species. 1  2  3  4  1  6  6  7  6  '  10  n  12  13  Crossword  by Jo Melnyk  ACROSS                                     DOWN  1   River                             1   Suffix  5   Closes                            2   Face  10   Feminine Name              3   Miss Fitzgerald  14 River                             4   Narrated  15 Channel                         5   Quiet  16 And Others (Lat.)            6   Spanish Queen  17 Machine                       7   Alberta (Abbr.)  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Send your  entries to the Coaat News, Boi 460, Gibsons In time to reach the  newspaper office on Saturday of this week. Last week's winner  was Doug Allan ��� address not given - who correctly located the  old stone fireplace located In Wilson Creek behind the shake  mill on Highway 101.  Women's funding cut  now at an end, and an evaluation is being conducted  to determine the effectiveness  of the total program.  Funding for the Sunshine  Coast Women's  Program is  \  NATURE'S OWN  100% NATURAL  HENNA  NOW AVAILABLE  FOR HOME HAIR CARE  ��� IT IS COMPLETELY NATURAL IN COLOUR  ��� IT CLOSES THE CUTICLE. CONDITIONS S  HIGHLIGHTS THE HAIR  ��� ADDS BODY AND TEXTURE TO HAIR  ��� LASTS A LONG TIME. 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Also featuring Ihe ��� R0TAWAVE������i Cooking System  A rotating shower of power that cooks  better and cooks most foods faster than  ever before! An exclusive rotating  antenna beams microwave energy  directly at food in a uniform, rotating  pattern. So most foods require no  turning. Another Amana first!  Come to our Microwave Demonstration  and enter our Free Draw for a  Complete 9-Piece  Oven/Microwave Bakeware Set  (Regularly s110.75)  No Purchase necessary  Amana is the only microwave  oven manufacturer to earn a  U.S. Government exemption  from displaying a warning  label. See a demonstration!  We display the LARGEST  APPLIANCE  SELECTION  on the Sunshine Coast!  Continues  until April 30th!  ���Store Specials on  Stereos, TVs, Appliances, Furniture  9  9  9  9  9  9  ��  ��  9  9  9  9  9  ��  ��  9  9  ��  9  ��  ��  9  9  9  9  9  ��  Q  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  ��  ��  9  ��QQ��6QQ������QQQQQQQ  at*  M 26  Coast News, April 28, 1981  i  &  jr  X>  come Celebrate our  1001 Annual spring  11 Years ol Growing with the sunshine coast  sale Dates wed. April 22nd to wed. May 13th  HIFGoodrich RADIALS  k^^^m\m\ WlY?  N      "THE ADVANTAGE" T/A Radiol Tire  (mm  U      Rayon/Rayon ComkueHon  Ii     Whitewall- Mock Tread Design  H      Mtetrle ��� Standard load  TubelsH  Size  Substitute  For  Suggested  Retail  Price  SALE  PRICE  ���69.60  91.76  94.28  96.40  175/70R13  185/70R13  M9S/70R13  P20S/70R13  (155R13)  (AR70-13)  (BR70-13)  (CR70-13)  $112.00  114.70  117.88  120.80  P2Q5/70R14  M1S/70R14  P22S/70R14  P23S/70R14  (DR70-14)  (ER70-14)  (FR70-14)  (GR70-14)  121.30  124.68  134.90  139.70  97.04  99.72  107.92  111.76  P21S/70R1S  P225/70R15  P236/70R15  KSS/70R1S  (FR70-15)  (GR7015)  (HR70-15)  (LR7015)  138.38  143.38  18148  177.88  110.68  114.68  121.24  142.04             1  "UFESAVER" T/A 60 Radial Tire  Rayon/Rayon DuroOard ��� Conttructlon  Halted White tetter* ��� New Sleek Tread Design  Standard Lead  Size  Substitute  For  Suggested  Retail  Price  SALE  PRICE  M9S/60R13  P218/60R13  (AR60-13)  (CR60-13)  $119.10  127.98  ���95.28  102.36  P21S/60R14  P23S/60R14  P24S/60R14  (DR60-14)  (ER60-14)  (GR60-14)  129.20  142.60  166.00  103.36  114.08  132.80  333  WWW  iii  tn oi ��*  (GR60-1S)  (HR6015)  (LR60-15)  166.70  161.28  214.88  133.36  145.00  171.64  k      "UFESAVER" T/A 70 Radial Tire  jn       Royon/Royon ConttmcMoii  I 4WC$  *-U      RalMd White letters- Block Tread Design  I -ftRlt  rH    Tubeless  P-MeMc  ���i.f-mfil'  Ml     Standard  Lead  Suggested  Substitute  Retail  SALE  Size  For  Price  PRICE  ���91.52  17S/70R13  (155R13)  $11440  188/70R13  (AR70-13)  117.00  93.60  M9S/70R13  (BR7013)  120.30  96.24  P20S/70R13  (CR7013)  123.00  98.40  1S8/70R14  124.30  99.44  19S/70R14  128.10  100.08  P20S/70R14  (DR70-14)  128.36  100.28  P21S/70R14  (ER70-14)  127.98  102.36  K2S/70R14  (FR7014)  14346  114.92  M3S/70R14  (GR70-14)  162.78  122.20  P215/70R1S  (FR70-15)  147.18  117.72  P226/70R18  (GR70-1S)  160.88  128.44  P23S/70R18  (HR70-15)  168.10  134.48  KS6/70R1S  (LR70-15)  194.20  155.36  "THE MARK" T/A Radial Tire  Rayon/Rayon Construction  Raited While T/A Signature  Block Tread Design ��� TubeteM ��� P-Mefrtc  Lead Range '8'  Size  Substitute  For  Suggested  Retail  Price  17S/70R13  1SS/70R13  1SS/7M14  195/70R14  (AR70-13)  $112.80  11840  123.78  126.18  SALE  PRICE  ���90.24  92.32  99.00  100.92  TIRE SAUIN8  WHEEL ALIGNMENTS  Passenger cars:      $20.00  Most Light Truchs     $25.����  cold Bending Process  For Ford Twin l Beam  NORTRONS Computerized High Speed Balancing  Passenger cars:   $4.����  "UFESAVER" T/A 50 Radial Tlie  Rayon/Rayon DuroOard * Construction  Raited White Letters-New Block  Tread Design-Tubeless-^Metric  Standard Load  "T/A" Mud-Terrain Radial Tire  Rayon/Rayon Construction  Raited White Letlert  Tubelett- Load Range"C  Aggressive Tread Design For  Handling Muddy OR-Read Conditions.  Size  Suggested  Substitute Retail  For Price  P21S/S0R13  P23S/S0R13  P24S/S0R14  P26S/S0R14  K6S/S0R1S  P27S/S0R1S  P298/80R16  (AR5CM3)  (CR50-13)  (ERSO-14)  (GR50-14)  (GR50-15)  (HR50-15)  (LR50-15)  $188.10  16240  178.20  192.80  204.38  226.80  241.28  SALE  PRICE  ���124.08  129.92  140.16  154,24  163.48  181.20  193.00  Substitute  For  Suggested  Retail  Price  33X12.S0R1S (12x15) $328.38  33X12.S0R16.S        (12x16.5) 382.68  SALE  PRICE  ���262.68  282.04  Clearance)    Special!  "T/A"  j^j^^ All Terrain Radial Tire  If H��S  12R ���15 (RWL> *ZZ5��      ,  $9fl0 00  12R-16.5 (RWL)   "fcHUi  ��^m  ^    "T/A" Sport Truck Radial Tire  \\ \     Royon/Royon Construction  >J1    Raited White Utters  *iJi    Tubelett-Load RangeC  Size  Suggested  Retail  Price  SALE  PRICE  '211.16  243.56  10R-18  12R-1S  $263.98  30448  10R-16.S  12R-16.S  292.38  333.30  233.88  266.64  HFGoodrich  "UFESAVER" XIM  Radial Steel Betted Tire  P1SS/80R13  P175/80R13   (BR 78-13)  MSS/7SR14  P19S/7SR14  P20S/70R14  P205/7SR14  F21S/7SR14  P225/7SR14  (CR78-14)  (ER 78-14)  (DR 78-14)  (FR 78-14)  (GR7S-14)  (HR 78-14)  M0S/78R1S. (FR 76-15)  P21S/78R18 (GR78-15)  P228/7SR1S (HR7S-15)  M3S/7SR18 (LR 78-15)  Polyester/Steel Construction  Whltevrall ��� Tubelew  Load Range B  P-Metrte- Standard Load  SALE  PRICE  ���70.28  76.60  89.04  91.84  91.28  95.16  102.88  110.32  97.04  106.92  113.46  129.88  $ 87.88  98.76  111.30  114.80  114.10  118.98  128.60  137.90  121.30  133.68  141.68  162.38  most Light Truchs: $6.00  ��� Sale Prices in effect on BIAS BELT I LIGHT TRUCK TIRES  ��� Enquiries Welcome!  ��� Also Specializing in BRAKE REBUILDING  ��� Disc & Drum ��� Most Parts in Stock  Io^rgex  [masiet charge]  L ;   ^***wr   '^**w' w.  ��� Free installation it Balancing on all T/A Products!  ��� GABRIEL SHOCKS: Free Installation with purchase  Free Cottee!  600-0107  Tire, Suspension & Brake Centre  Hwy. 101,1 Mile West of Gibsons  000-2700  l1 --���  ^M.

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