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 lecislative library  parliaments buildi-ngg  victoria, b.c. ( 80.1  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15$ per copy on news stands  Second Class Mall Registration No. 4702  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  Delivered to every address on the Coast.  March 25, 1980  Volume 34, Number 12  Parents discuss Chatelech future  Upwards of 70 concerned parents crowded into the Library at  Chatelech Secondary School on Thursday evening, March 20, to  discuss the future of secondary education for their youngsters from  Roberts Creek to Halfmoon Bay.  At issue was the recent request of Sechelt parents that their  children receive their entire secondary education at Chatelech  instead of being bused to Elphinstone for Grades II and 12.  Complicating the situation was the demand made by parents of  Roberts Creek students that their children be allowed to attend  Elphinstone for their Grade 8 and 9 courses instead of being bused to  Chatelech as is the case at present.  Initially it appeared that the    menl   Figures  and  how  they  On a sunny day at Davis Bay, the temptation to horse around is just too great for some.  Two productions this year  Suncoast Players display vigour  by John Burnside  If 1 tell you that the Pender  Drama Group which was  formed recently is generating  enthusiasm you just have to  believe me. I was asked when I  arrived for their meeting, held  in the Madeira Park Legion on  Friday evening, March 21, if I  was arriving as a potential  member or strictly a reporter.  put together a truly first-class  organization which knows  where it wants to go and has  some very good ideas about  how to get there.  Approximately 70 of the  reported 100 members of the  new group were on hand at last  Friday's meeting to hear the  further unfolding of the  group's plans and aspirations.  The first unfolding comprised  of the new name for the group  "Strictly a reporter," I assured the questioner with the  . which was chosen by vote of 73  thought ofthe many meetings I    of the 80 members enrolled at  have to attend and the long,  dark, twisting miles between  my home in Roberts Creek and  Madeira Park. Yet, when the  meeting was over I found that I  had paid my membership and  put my name down to audition  for the group's first production.  Under the presidency of  Duncan Sim backed up by an  enthusiastic and able executive  consisting of Production Manager Richard Tomkies, also in  charge of publicity, Secretary  Doreen Lee, Treasurer Joan  Rae, and Executive Committee  members Gordon Wilson and  Nancy Hardy, the group from  Pender Harbour seem to have  31  the time and after a competition had been held.  The new name, 'non-parochial' as Richard Tomkies  pointed out, is to be Suncoast  Players. The winner of the  competition was Vivian Mc-  Kenzie. The prize was two  tickets to the show of herchoice  in Vancouver and $25 for  expenses. Another prize winner  was Sharon Murray, wife ofthe  owner of Holiday Market in  Madeira Park, who was the  recipient of a bottle of 'real,  imported' champagne for being  the 100th member signed up.  The constitution of the new  society was adopted unanimously andPrcsident Sim told  Virginia McKenzie won the competition to name the  new Pender Harbour Drama Club. Her prize was  tickets to a show of her choice in Vancouver and a  cheque for $25 for expenses.  the meeting that he would be  going to Victoria on Monday  or Tuesday of this week to have  the Society incorporated and to  pursue financing.  On the subject of financing,  Sim told the meeting that he  had been in Vancouver last  week and had called upon the  Executive Director of the  Vancouver Foundation. Prior  to moving to the Sunshine  Coast, Sim had been an executive of the Calgary Community Foundation. He pointed out that the Vancouver  Foundation was an organization administering money  contributed by B.C. Industry  and at the present time was  administering $100,000 per  annum.  During his discussion with  the Executive Director of the  Foundation, Sim reported that  the file on the Bridge View  Community Hall in Delta had  been brought out. Bridge View  had a similar hall to Madeira  Park and the Foundation had  assisted with the financing of a  complete community centre  including a Drop-in Centre for  seniors, a Teen Cottage Youth  Centre, a Child Care Centre,  and a Library.  Sim said that he had held  meetings with various community groups in Pender  Harbour and the concept  presently held by the executive  of the Suncoast Players was for  modifications to the Madeira  Park Community Hall to  provide a worthwhile stage as  well as a complete community  centre in the above pattern.  Publicity Manager Richard  Tomkics re-affirmed that the  Strategy for a Stage, to be 40'  wide and 30' deep and of full  height, had grown into the  concept of a complete community centre. "We've got the  talent," said Tomkies, "we've  got the enthusiasm and we've  got the community together  which is the best thing that can  come out of this whole Society."  Turning to the all-important  subject of the first planned  production of the Suncoast  Players, Tomkies opened the  discussion by informing the  meeting that with 110 members  the Suncoast Players were  already possibly the largest  drama group in B.C.  In the role of Production  Manager, Tomkies told members present that it was the  group's intention to stun the  community with the excellence  of their undertaking. He said  that it had been determined  that the first production should  be first and foremost enter  taining and that it should be  entertainment for the whole  family. One important criterion was that the first production should be of a tried and  trusty play.  The play chosen is that  enduring favourite Arsenic and  Old Lace. The Rev. John  Paetkau was undertaken to  direct this classic and Ronnie  Dunn will be casting director.  Tomkies also said that a  second production, a musical,  was also being planned which  would involve more young  people. The musical Rock and  Roll will involve a minimum of  25 people and is scheduled for  performance just before Christmas. Arsenic and Old Lace will  be presented in the first week of  December.  Special Events Director  Gordon Wilson outlined the  workshops in acting and theatrical techniques which would  be made available and urged  anyone interested in participating in any facet of theatrical work to contact him at 883-  9124.  On behalf of the staff of the  Coast News and the people at  this end ofthe Sunshine Coast,  I would extend the very best of  wishes to the brave and energetic people of Pender Harbour  and the Suncoast Players in all  their undertakings.  March 20 meeting would produce considerable fireworks with  strongly-held views being manifest on the part of both Roberts  Creek and Sechelt parents. "I  intend to get fully out of hand,"  said one prominent Sechelt  business man. "I am extremely  upset."  School Board officials skilfully defused the situation,  however, by their handling of the  meeting. To begin with Secretary-Treasurer Roy Mills read a  long eight-page brief entitled  "Response to the Brief on the  Chatelech Senate re the Retention of Grades 11 and 12".  Copies of the School Board  response had only been made  available at the outset of the  meeting.  After Mills had read the  Board's response the meeting  was divided up into discussion  groups. Finally, the meeting  reconvened and a reporter of  each group presented the group's  findings and the School Board  took away the  results  The Board's response as read  by Roy Mills agreed that  Chatelech should become a  Junior Secondary School but  felt that this would not be  possible before the fall of 1983.  Or the other hand the School  Board felt that the relocation of  Roberts Creek students to  Elphinstone would be desirable  in the fall of this year.  Given as reasons for these  findings by the School Board in  their response were the following: "We believe the process  should commence when three  requirements are met: 1. An  adequate number of senior  secondary school students to  provide an acceptable level of  options and instruction to those  options at both Chatelech and  Elphinstone; 2. Adequate staff at  Chatelech to handle the above  senior secondary programme; 3.  Adequate facilities to permit  offering that programme."  Despite the assertion that  projected enrolment statistics  was the least important of the  three requirements the major  part of the School Board's  response was taken up with the  presentation of projected enrol-  dovelailed with Ministry of  Education requirements.  It was apparent, however,  when reports came back from  group sessions that not all  critical voices had been stilled.  "Sechelt has been forced back on  defence," said Chuck Dowman  of Sechelt when he presented his  report.  Dowman also asked who was  responsible for the School Board  response and observed drily,  "We don't expect to get any  answers."  In common with reporters  from other groups, Dowman  observed that the loss of Roberts  Creek students would adversely  affect the situation at Chatelech  and pointed out that the busing  of students affected their ability  to participate in extra-curricular  programmes,  Another concerned Sechell  parent who reported from his  group was Warren McKibbin.  McKlbbin told the meeting that  his group had been unanimously  critical of the short time  available for the study of the  School Board response���a criticism reiterated by other group  spokesmen. McKibbin also said  that the Impact Study proposed  by the School Board should  focus on pupil-teacher ratios and  observed that if Chatelech was  to have fewer students it must  have a richer pupil-teacher ratio.  "If the Roberts Creek students  were to stay at Chatelech,"  observed McKibbin, "Chatelech  and Elphinstone would have  comparable programmes. If  Roberts Creek students begin to  go to Elphinstone the programmes available at Chatelech  will suffer and along with them  every student west of Roberts  Creek will suffer a dilution in  available programmes."  McKibbin pointed out errors  in the School Board response,  specifically that a problem  addressed by Secretary-Treasurer Mills concerning the cost  of providing an enlarged Chatelech with a home economics  room was misleading in that  wiring provision for another  home economics room had been  made al the linn <>f construction.  "The Secretary-Treasurer  tells us thai the problem of small  high schools is one which  exercises Ihe Ministry of  Education every year yet the  School Board seems inlenl on  making Chatelech into another  Pender Harbour High School,"  concluded McKibbin.  A specific challenged by  Secretary-Treasurer Mills in the  Chatelech brief was the saving of  transportation costs. Mills  explained the difference between  miles approved by the Ministry of Education and unapproved miles and concluded:  "We'll save time. We'll save gas.  We'll save the province money,  but I don't think we'll save the  School District very much  money."  Another group reporter, Chris  Caldwell of Sechelt, observed  that tax savings were tax savings  and the money for bus transportation all came out of the same  taxpayers' pocket and made the  point that such costs could only  rise steeply in the foreseeable  future.  After the formal part of the  Please turn to Page Eight.  Warren McKibbin is pictured taking part in the meeting held last Thursday to discuss  the future of Chatelech Secondary School.  Pebble Holdings vs. Hall  Friction in Sechelt  Friction between Robert E.  Bull and Director Stan  Anderson of Pebble Holdings  and Sechelt Alderman Henry  Hall surfaced at the meeting of  the Sechelt Council held on  Wednesday, March 19.  In a letter to Council, the  By Government White Paper  Beachcombers endangered  by John Moore  While the cast and crew of the successful CBC series The  Beachcombers films episodes in the streets of Gibsons, out on the  water the real beachcombers, the log salvors of the Vancouver  Log Salvage District, are worried that they may soon be put out of  business.  The source of their concern is White Paper #8, issued by the  Valuation Branch of the Provincial Ministry of Forests, "for  discussion purposes on proposed log salvage regulation". Though  the White Paper bears the date 'January 1980', most log salvors  did not receive their copies until the beginning of March. The  present deadline set by the Ministry for receiving "the views of all  concerned parties" is March 30, 1980.  Chief among  the  salvors'   if implemented, would reprc-  concerns are changes proposed  ostensibly in response to the  need to make "the recovery of  low grade useable material"  more attractive. These changes  take the form of revisions to the  Schedule of Payments, including an 18% reduction of  the salvors' percentage of the  value of large saw logs and the  introduction of a "rolling three  month average" pricing system.  According to salvors, several of  whom have submitted detailed  analyses of White Paper #8 to  the Coast News, these changes,  sent  a  20-25%  reduction in  income to the permit holder.  Under the present admittedly complex system, it is  extremely difficult for the  salvor to estimate the current  market value of various types  of logs, the base price upon  which his percentage is based.  Under the proposed "rolling  three month average price"  such an estimation would  become impossible. Further,  salvors have observed that  since the inclusion of large  amounts of low grade useable  material must inevitably lower  the "rolling three month average price", the incentive to  recover such material would  actually be decreased.  Among the salvors' other  concerns are proposed changes  covering rights of property in  an indcntifiable log, and tighter  restrictions governing operating hours and equipment  used in log salvage. These and  other concerns will be voiced at  a meeting to be held at 7:00  p.m. March 24, at the Royal  Towers Hotel, 6th & Royal  Avenue, New Westminster,  B.C. The meeting has been  organized by independent log  salvors and will be chaired by  Mike Forrest, a logsalvorfrom  the Fraser River area. Representatives from the Ministry of  Forests are expected to attend.  According to the organizers of  the meeting, considerable difficulty was encountered in  obtaining a mailing list of  currently active log salvors. A  list was finally obtained from  the Valuation Branch of the  principals of Pebble Holdings  accused Alderman Hall of  forcing them to dedicate to  the Village 3.5 acres of Lot 16  between Trail Avenue and  Salmon Drive; to sell to the  Village a number of serviced  lots for $5,000 each on which to  build Hall's proposed Community or Civic Centre. According to the letter from Bull  and Anderson, failure to cooperate with Hall in the  above proposal would cause  them to suffer the dire consequence of having a by-law  passed which would force them  to landscape and maintain a  green belt at their cost.  To add force to his proposal.  Hall said he felt that the  support of all surrounding  residents and a publicity campaign would bring a quick  solution to the cleanup of a  mess that has confronted local  residents for the past three or  more years.  Alderman Hall's rebuttal  was in the form of a letter  drafted by himself on March 18  in which he pointed out the  inaccuracies ofthe Bull-Anderson statemem. He said that the  letter was basically accurate  but badly out of context. His  proposal, he said, was intended  to help the developer put the  property to its highest and best  use  and,  at  the same  time.  Ministry of Forests in Victoria  when the possibility of legal  action was mentioned.  benefit the public.  Hall said that the serviced lot  bid of $5,000 was in the  expectation that the price  would be doubled after bartering 'at arm's length'. Location  of the lots, said Hall, adjacent  to the highway construction  would make them difficult to  sell in any case.  Alderman Hall stated that  the 'blind hatred' of Bull and  Anderson towards him would  require that all his future  dealings with them would have  to be in writing.  Hall then went on to move  thai Pebble Moldings be given  thirty days' registered notice to  clean up ihe right-of-way  according to earlier agreements  made with Council. After much  discussion, it was agreed that  Mayor Boucher would write  the letter requesting Ihe intentions of Pebble Holdings Ltd.  with regard lo the cleanup of  Lot 16, and also to include a  copy of a letter received from  Mrs. Enid Loflhousc of 1288  Pebble Crescent requesting  answers from Council as to  what iheir intenlions were to  clean up the eyesore of 'moon  landscaping' at her back door.  The motion carried.  On another matter. Alderman Hall questioned refund  10 Pebble Holdings of $10,280  plus interest for a total of  $11,435. It was explained that  Pebble Holdings had posted a  cash bond to cover paving costs  of a slreet where six lots were  Please turn to Page Eight.  |For 35 years the most widely read Sunshine Coast newspaper!! *CNA  BLUE  RIBBON  AWARD  Coast News, March 25, 1980  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every  Tuesday, by Glassford Press Ltd.  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1V0  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817  1978  EDITOR - JOHN BURNSIDE  OFFICE MANAGER - MANUANL\JOE  REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER - IAN CORRANCE  PRODUCTION MANAGER - MAVIS C. CHRISTMAS  PRODUCTION ASSISTANT - LYN FABIO  ADVERTISING - ALLAN CRANE, FRAN BERGER  COPYSETTING - GERRY WALKER  SUBSCRIPTION RATES  Canada S20 per year $12 lor six months  United Stains and Foreiqn. $24 per year  Distributed Free to all addresses on Ihe Sunshine Coast  Beachcombers endangered  The current controversy over the  Ministry of Forests White Paper ��8,  containing proposed changes to the log  salvage regulations in the Vancouver Log  Salvage District, should be of deep concern  to all who use Ihe magnificent waterways  and beaches of ihis region for pleasure or  profit.  The While Paper purports to address  itself to the very real problem ofthe hazard  posed by walerborne debris. A number of  log salvors in this area have observed that  not only is the White Paper ambiguous in  its distinction between worthless debris  and "floating low-grade merchantable  material", but proposed revisions in the  schedule of payments, restrictions on  equipment and operating hours may cause  permit holders to engage in log salvage  only as a casual secondary source of  income or become completely inactive.  If log salvors, for reasons of economic  necessity or resentment at the feeling they  are being made to subsidize the clean-upof  debris they do nothing to create and much  to alleviate, abandon their trade, it is  obvious that the number of floating  hazards and the amount of money  expended to remove them will increase  dramatically. With the new Gibsons  marina proposals before various levels of  government, it is worth noting that it  makes very little difference whether the log  that holes your boat is "merchantable" or  not.  Some serious questions  In common with several other people at  the meeting held to discuss the future of  Chatelech Secondary School last Thursday, we were left with a vague sense of  dissatisfaction and a few unanswered  questions. If the School Board arc now  foreseeing a full secondary school at  Chatelech in the next few years, what were  they doing trying to expand Elphinstone  by four apparently unnecessary classrooms this Spring?  Is it possible that the Board's actions in  tnc recent past and possibly in the future  have more to do with what the Superintendent of Schools describes as the  optimum size for a high school? Are the  Superintendent and Secretary-Treasurer  more concerned with what other bureaucrats deem to be desirable than they are  with the expressed wishes ofthe parents of  the Sunshine Coast Communities? Why  was so little lime given for the study of the  School Board response and why did the  authors of it not step forward to answer the  questions of the community?  The meeting was an admirable exercise  in management techniques but that it was  equally an exercise in democracy is highly  debatable. The format utilized seemed  more designed to deflect than to encourage  discussion.  Finally, surely the central statement of  the School Board response, re-iterated by  Secretary-Treasurer Roy Mills during the  meeting, that it was the School Board's  role to seek the greatestgoodiof the greatest  number must be challenged. It implies that  some children, in this case any child  between Davis Bay and Halfmoon Bay,  must be sacrificed for the majority. It is the  approach used by Josef Stalin when he  decided to liquidate 20 million Ukranians  for the benefit of 200 million others and to  hear it trotted from the lips of educators is  not encouraging.  from the files of the COAST NEWS  iniber  FIVE YEARS AGO  More than 350 people attended the  public event honouring Dr. Hugh Inglis  on the occasion of his retirement last  week. Dr. Inglis and his wife were  presented with a beautifully carved  'key to the city', the work of Hans  Peterson. The key was fashioned from  the word of the original pilings of  Gibsons Landing Wharf.  A masked gunman robbed Leo  Hubel, owner of the Cedars Inn, of $92  at gunpoint last week.  The long, winding, pot-holed riddled  road to the Sunshine Coast arena is  scheduled for improvements.  Don Lockstead from Victoria: "During the Budget Debate I expressed the  (NDP) government's determination to  keep Ocean Falls alive and well."  TEN YEARS AGO  Regional District Secretary-Treasurer Charles Gooding reported to the  Regional Board that negotiations with  Sechelt and Davis Bay Waterworks are  still in progress and hopefully will  conclude by April 1.  Doug Honeybunn reviews the first  evening of one-act plays produced  locally by new drama club the Driftwood Players.  Gibsons Council presented retirement gifts to Fred Holland, Bruce  Campbell and Fire Chief Bill Scott, all  retiring after more than ten years  service on the Gibsons Volunteer Fire  Department.  FIFTEEN YEARS AGO  A motion passed at Sechelt Council  to restrict attendance at a dinner held  in honour of Municipal Affairs Minister  Dan Campbell to Sechelt only was  rescinded at a recent Council meeting.  Gibsons Council will now be invited.  Elphinstone Secondary School holds  its firstannual Homecoming for former  graduates.  Peggy Connor reports in the Coast  News from Halfmoon Bay that a 33-  pound ling cod was caught by eight-  year old Kit Moffat last week.  Frances Fleming has tendered her  resignation as principal of Pender High  School this week, pending a move to  Vancouver.  Eric Sydney Clayton, aged 74,  founder of Sechelt's Shop Easy store,  passed away on March 22.  TWENTY YEARS AGO  A meeting of SO people heard a  description of a gravel project and also  objections to it at a meeting last week.  The project is in the Gower Point area.  Contracts totalling $108,031 were  awarded for school construction. Work  includes additions to Elphinstone High  School, Trail Bay Junior High and  Halfmoon Bay Elementary School.  District Provincial Sanitarian suggests that Gibsons Council must  consider the garbage question.  "Throwing the garbage question onto  the laps of village councillors is  nothing new. It's been done before and  will be done again," editorializes the  Coast News.  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  Stephen Leacock is quoted as  saying that Louis Riel spent years  either teaching school or going  crazy���"a thing quite intelligible to the  profession".  The Kiwanis Club plans to erect a  new library building if it can get the  approval of Gibsons Village Commission.  More than 60 residents of Wilson  Creek gathered to honour retiring  post-mistress Mrs. Kate Henderson  who has served the area for over 20  years.  THIRTY YEARS AGO  Gambier Island and Keats Island are  to be denied electrification due to the  high cost of power cable.  Popular Davis Bay man Jack Whit-  aker was saved from drowning by the  quick action of deckhand John Tubbs  of the Davidson Marine Freighter.  Tubbs had the dazed youth out of the  water in a matter of seconds after he  slipped while helping to unload the  freighter.  Heriot Bay, 1913. Following his tour of duty along this coast from 1792  to 1794, Captain George Vancouver named the great land mass he had  circumnavigated Quadra and Vancouver's Island, in honor of the  Spanish explorer and diplomat with whom he had negotiated atNootka.  Valdes Island, at the southern end of Seymour Narrows,  commemorated another Spaniard, who had sailed much ofthe inside  passage in the company of Vancouver. In 1903, Quadra's name was  removed from the large island and used to replace that of his  countryman. Here the Union Steamships vessel SS Cheslakee, named  after the famous Nimpkish chief, is approaching a dock on the eastward  side of the island still at the time referred to by residents and travellers as  Valdes. Sunk later that year, the ship was refitted as the Cheakamus,  and served the B.C. coast for another 30 years. Heriot Bay became a  popular port clear of the tidal rapids that affect nautical channel at and  north of its latitude. Photo courtesy Campbell River Museum.  L.R. Peterson  ���s*m*mw��  I'm afraid that my car is  something of a joke among my  friends. It's nothing newfor me  to have a car which impresses  no one. During my first 20  years in Canada I drove a  bizarre collection of recycled  vehicles.  There was the Morris Oxford  which was my first car. I  crumpled the front fender  turning right on a Montreal  street when the driver's door  flew open and I collided with a  parked truck before I could get  back upright behind the wheel.  I did an inept do-it-yourself  fixit job which included painting the fender after dark only to  get up in the morning to find I  had succeeded in tying in  uneasy bondage two of the  most hideously clashing shades  of green imaginable. I drove it  for a couple of years.  Then there was the 1949  Morris Minor convertible  which shed its canopy in a  thunderstorm just west of  Montreal Island exactly one  hour and 20 miles after I had  bought it. I drove valiantly on  towards Toronto but the motor  seized in the middle ofthe night  in Trenton and I abandoned it  in disgust.  I drove an old blue Pontiac in  the first years of the sixties. It  was very old and distinguished  itself by shedding a right front  wheel while I was chauffering  my future father-in-law. He did  his best, I am sure, to dissuade  his daughter from the marriage  as a result of the incident. I  mean, what kind of a son-in-  law let's the wheels fall off his  car?  Later, I set off for the Yukon  from Montreal driving a snazzy  little Riley One-Point-Five.  Very sporty. It was somewhat  hampered on the cross-Canada  drive by being almost buried  under the most incredible  mound of personal belongings  including sewing machines and  other weighty freight under  which sporty little English  tourers were never intended to  labour.  Unfortunately, also, during  its sojourn in Montreal the  poor little Riley had had its  undercarriage quite rotted  away from the Montreal winters and going up the 1,200  miles of Alaska Highway I'm  afraid the Riley acted as much  like a vacuum cleaner as an  automobile.  The thought of driving it  around in a Yukon winter with  all those holes in the floor  caused me to sell the Riley in  Whitehorse and 1 bought a  1960 Volkswagen bug. Does  anyone remember those old  Volkswagens? The hopeless  ineptitude of their heating  system. I drove around at 60  Musings  John Burnside  April Fool's  Day Run  by John Burnside  below zero with a window  which I couldn't persuade to  give me more than orange sized  clear space. It was nose to  windscreen driving, I'm afraid.  Then there was the Volkswagen bus which just failed to  get myself and wife and child  and my mother back to Dawson City on a drive from  Montreal. We all wound up  hitchhiking to our destination  in a variety of vehiclesand with  a variety of drivers. It was as  difficult to co-ordinate as the  Normandy Landings, I am  convinced.  After that there was a Cresta  Vauxhall which required that I  stop every time I crossed a  Yukon creek to replenish the  radiator.  Next was the old GMC half  ton with the homemade camper  in the back which was home  during the summer of 1966  including several weeks on the  Sunshine Coast. It had to have  a quart of oil added every 75  miles and the whole thing was  victimized by another Burnside  paint job, this time the most  absurd powder blue on the  battered old truck with its tired  old plywood camper.  The old truck limped into  Fernie on Labour Day 1966  and I traded it in for a  Borgward Isabella, for God's  sake. I don't know much about  Borgward Isabellas except that  they were obsolete years before  I bought one. When I drove it  into gas stations the service  attendants would walk around  it in amazement and laugh  outright if I asked if they had  parts for it.  I nursed it to Montreal in the  summer of 1967, nonetheless,  where it died coincident with  my arrival. I bought a new car  after that. An Austin Marina  and for 2,400 miles I exulted in  newness. Then there came a  night, I swear, when I hit a  ditch in it at 65 miles an hour,  somersaulted and rolled it and  drove home without front or  rear windscreens and without  changing gears.  Later that same car came to  its end in the Spring of 1968  when it rolled down a 30-foot  bank into the Elk River near  Fernie at the time of spring  spate.  In August of 1968 I made my  final pass of six down the  Alaska Highway. I drove it,  complete with wife and three  children, in a 1954 Chevrolet  which I found under a bush in  Dawson City. It was a rough  passage down the Alaska  Highway at a top speed of 35  miles per hour. I thought the  old car was having a hard time  with the gravel highway until I  reached the pavement and  noticed   no   appreciable   dif  ference.  An old Rambler brought me  first to the Sunshine Coast, to  be replaced by another Volkswagen which blew up near  Cemetery corner on Highway  101.  Another Austin Marina  which blew up while struggling  up the Osoyoos Hill on Highway No. 3 and again 1 decided it  was time for a new car.  That one 1 have still, The  battered, rotting blue Datsun  B210 that carries me around  the roads ofthe Sunshine Coast  at the present time has served  me valiantly but now the  debate rages as to how long it  will be before the driver's seat  falls through the floorboards  and those who know it and  borrow it refer to it as The  Kennel. Not only is there the  omnipresent odour of those  canine occupants who occasionally spend long hours in  the car, but there is the  exuberant evidence ofthe work  of young Meg before she had  learned to differentiate between dog bones and the  upholstery of her master's car.  I suppose 1 should get rid of  it, but almost 100,000 miles  down the road it runs well and  I've grown accustomed to its  disgrace. And with my record  of automobile eccentricities, 1  am immune to the scorn of  passing motorists. H   * **************************#  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  #  *  *  *   EH  *  *  *  *  *  *  e.e. cummings  #  *  *  He seeks him here.  He seeks him there.  The editor seeks him  everywhere!  Is he in heaven?  Or is he in hell.  That damned, elusive  Gorgeous George.  He's missing again folks.  That infuriating charmer,  Matthews, has, insofar as the  editor of the Coast News is  concerned, vanished from the  face of the earth. A haunting  echo of former days and  previous hurried pinch-hit  columns echoes once more in  the editorial wasteland.  Where's George? (Haunting  echoes must be imagined at this  point.)  Ah, but at least this week 1  have a theory. Matthews is in  hiding, friends. Somewhere in  the bowels of Victoria in a  cellar room without windows,  without telephone, and with  many chains on the door,  crouches the recalcitrant columnist.  The reason? He has learned  through the grapevine that  Fitness Franny Berger is prepared to make the April Fool's  Day Run to Sechelt for a third  consecutive year, but only on  the condition that George  Matthews, the man whose  machismo boasting led us all  into this masochistic trundling  up and down Highway 101 in  the first place, also took part.  *  #  *  *  *  *  #  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *****************************  Spring is like  a perhaps hand  Spring is like a perhaps hand  (which comes carefully  out of Now here) arranging  a window, into which people look (while  people stare  arranging and changing placing  carefully there a strange  thing and a known thing here) and  changing everything carefully  spring is like a perhaps  Hand in a window  (carefully to  and fro moving New and  Old things, while  people stare carefully  moving a perhaps  fraction of flower here placing  an inch of air there) and  without breaking anything.  Some of you will remember  the details. In the Spring of  1977 Fran Berger was the Coordinator of the Fitness Programme and in that role was  writing exuberant press releases for the local papers  extolling the virtues of exercise  and good health. Enter Matthews, ungallantly casting aspersions on jogging little old  ladies in blue tennis shoes,  waxing eloquent in defence of  the enthusiastic quaffing of ale,  and trailing defiant clouds of  cigarette smoke in his wake. La  Berger responded to the challenge and threw down a  gauntlet of her own.  Blue tennis shoes or not, she  said or in words to that effect, I  am prepared to run from  Gibsons to Sechelt if Matthews  will. Matthews was caught,  hooked, there was no escape.  There was some considerable  offstage whining but the die  was cast and the run was on.  About 30 people joined them  and the lirsi Annual April  Fool's Day Run from Gibsons  to Sechelt was underway. You  may remember how they finished that run, we carried a  picture in the Coast News.  There came the beaming  Matthews and Berger hand in  hand, tied for second last in the  finishing field but running into  Sechelt nonetheless. It was the  perfect, non-competitive ending. Only now, however, can  the true story of that fairy tale  ending be told.  The two of them had run side  by side all the way from the  Sunnycrest Mall, where Matthews had gallantly waited for  his opponent after she made  her customary late arrival. As  they trotted past the Indian  Reserve in Sechelt the outwardly amiable Matthews  clutched the hand of the  defenceless girl trotting at his  side and through clenched teeth  hissed: "Berger, if you sprint  ahead now and beat me, I'll  murder you."  Last year despite all cajoling  and encouragement Matthews  left town until the run was over.  Apprised of the fact that the  race and the callenge were on  again, Matthews has obviously  gone in to total, paranoid  seclusion and is even at this  moment in his secret hideaway  wailing, "No, no, I don't want  to run. Please Fran, don't make  me run."  Let's leave that quivering  hulk of a once fine man in  decent privacy, I mean how  much human debasement can  we stand to contemplate, and  turn our attention to the run  itself.  This   year   again,   as   the  advertising has foretold, the  police have given us permission  for the Gibsons-Sechelt April  Please turn to Page Three. Letters to the Editor  Strange thank you for retiring executive  Editor:  It was a strange thank you  note that the retiring executive  and hard working Community  Club members got in the March  18 local papers, apparently the  words of the new rjublicity  officer, "nitpickers, negativity,  bitching, whine."  The papers say, "For further  information contact Richard  Tomkies." How did he learn it  all in his first general meeting?  The report gives the message  that the hall is supported by  taxes. That is not so. The hall  was built by volunteer labour  just over 30 years ago and has  been supported by volunteer  work ever since. That is why it  is important to its very life to  have people join the membership and help put on fund  raising entertainments. The  Community Club gets its funds  from rentals, memberships,  spring bazaar, May Day celebrations, Fishermen's Homecoming smorgasbord and  dance, other dances, a few  donations and grants.  1 notice that the report states  that the hall attracts the  Fishermen's Homecoming.  Well, that is part of the  Community Club programme  and was started by Ed Lowe 15  years ago and is an annual  event. The spring bazaar was  started by Muriel Cameron  about 30 years ago. The Bingo  was started by Doris andHelen  Edwardson when the Club was  nearly broke.  The membership for last year  was 220. Some of the members  are housebound and pay dues  only to help finance the Club,  which attitude we have appreciated. The Bingo is not a  sellout as stated. Sometimes the  attendance is very poor. The  Community Club workers have  always been grateful to the  people who come to play.  Many of these come for the sole  purpose of supporting the  Community Club and not  because they love the game.  Bingo has always been a worry  because in order to keep the  license, 15% of the money must  be kept for the Club.  The people who have been  working for the hall certainly  know how big it is and how  much it costs to heat it, still, the  main floor is none too big when  it comes to smorgasbords and  dances, and the kitchen is  cramped when a big crowd  comes to Bingo.  The library is part of the  Community Club and is under  its care. The Community  Club's right stage dressing  room went into the library with  the understanding that the  space would still be used as a  dressing room when needed.  Somehow both doors got  closed over without permission  of a general meeting or even an  executive meeting. According  to the rules any contemplated  change in structure should  come before a general meeting  to find out if it meets with  membership approval. The  membership has the final say.  Any expenditure of over $500  or sale of anything which cost  over $500 must be approved by  the general meeting.  Most of the groups using the  hall do not pay anything. A few  pay a little, not enough to cover  the cost of the heat. This is why  they are asked to help put on  money-making entertainments. As lor membership, it is  a club and must have members.  Does it not seem reasonable  thai the ones who use it should  pay the small fee?  The report states that the new  president came and found this  large hall five years ago. Did it  grow like a mushroom and now  is waiting to be picked? No. It  grew bit by bit or nit by nit from  the hard work of past  executives and other Club  members, people who always  looked ahead and kept the hall  as an asset that the community  deserves. They didn't all quit in  despair, some of them have  died while still on the job, last  year, James, the year before,  Kay, a few years before that,  John. We remember with  gratitude their hard and  dedicated work.  The executive is never all  changed the same year. This  year it is composed of half new  members and half who were on  last year or longer. The term of  office is three years. A person  can get off sooner if necessary  but is not supposed to stay  longer.  How is it that the value ofthe  hall including land has shrunk  to a quarter million dollars?  Last year it was estimated that  the hall and contents, without  land, was worth half a million.  Check the contents and add it  up. You people know what it  costs per foot to build. The hall  is in good repair and there is  some money in the bank.  The reason the general  meetings are not well attended  is because most everything has  been decided by the executive  and there is little of interest left  for the members. Some good  reports on what we got for our  money and others on  achievements, or training or  cultural programmes would  help.  I expect that I will be allowed  to add'the intitials N.P. after  my name for "nitpicker".  Vi Tyner  Uninsured and unhappy  Editor:  How many owners of old  cedar frame houses are being  denied any .kind of fire insurance protection? Offers to  upgrade possible fire problem  areas notwithstanding we have  been turned down by four local  insurance firms including IC  BC. We have insured this house  continuously since February  1954 until now. It certainly  makes for no security or peace  of mind in one's old age!  Would it really break the bank  for the insurance firms if they  shared out among them the  relatively few old homes that  they consider poor risks? All  houses are potential fire risks  which is surely the name ofthe  insurance game. It seems most  unfair to deny protection to a  small group because of slightly  higher  risk  to the insurers!  Especially we think ICBC  should be willing to offer some  kind of coverage, even partial,  instead of just casting us off  completely! If insurance is that  desperate for what they hope  are low risks only, we say if they  ca n't stand the heat they should  get out of the kitchen for all the  use they are.  Disgustedly,  Lucy Barnhart  By-pass elsewhere  Editor:  About the so-called bypass...anyone who has ever  been up Gilmour Road must  realize if a truck can't negotiate Granthams Hill it hasn't a  hope on Gilmour!  Are you aware folks that  there is an already drafted road  plan in the works for a major  throughway, not only from  Langdale to Gilmour etc., but  to continue on just below the  power line, all the way to  Sechelt and points north?  Are you happy to GIVE  away another WIDE STRIP  below the power lines WIDE  STRIP? And to have all the  delights of a freeway freewheeling it through your water  supply, your fresh air, your  home, your view, peace, quiet  and security?  Let them as far as Gilmour  and the rest will follow all too  fast.  Could someone understanding about natural water flow  tell the highways that while  roads running approximately  up and down a hill usually do  little harm, diagonal roads  across the face of a hillside  cause irreparable and inestimable damage.  Some ofthe world's loveliest  old properties are being despoiled. It breaks one's heart.  Put the by-pass elsewhere.  V.I. Green  Heart Fund thank you  Editor:  May we have your cooperation one more time this  year? We would like to publicly  thank you for your cooperation in our recent appeal  for funds for the Sunshine  Coast Unit of the B.C. Heart  Foundation. Our community  from Langdale to Roberts  Creek responded with heartwarming generosity, and we  want to thank them. Coast  Cable Vision gave us good  coverage on Channel 10;  Nelson Moore was our  excellent projectionist when we  showed films; Bill Edney spoke  up for us in his weekly column;  the merchants dug deep for us;  Jim Johnston of the Regional  Board was most helpful; and  we greatly appreciate the  merchants in the Sunnycrest  Mall who allowed us to set up  our information table for two  weekends. Speaking of this  table, it was only for  information and educational  purposes, not a separate  canvass for funds.  Mrs. Jean Longley, the  campaign chairman, expressed  her thanks to the ladies who  manned the table in the Mall,  and those who were responsible for each of the areas  canvassed, and for their teams  who "walked and knocked",  with a lovely afternoon tea at  her home on February 29.  Some of you were unable to  attend���but we hope to see you  next year!  Do figures interest you? Our  merchants donated $1,441 and  you housholders contributed  $4,022.90. Thank you again for  letting us be your Valentine!  Sincerely,  Joan B.Rigby  Slings and arrows (cont'd)  Fool's Day Run. We have  decided that it is best to hold  the run on the Saturday closest  to April 1st and the runners will  Coast News, March 25, 1980  Reunion  Editor:  This year Saskatchewan- is  celebrating the 75th anniversary of its provincehood.  Tisdale and other nearby  communities are planning  celebrations to suitably observe  the occasion. Through the  medium of your newspaper, we  hope to make any former  residents of our area, who ndw  make their homes in your area,  aware of these celebrations.  Tisdale, the Land of Rape  and Honey, is planning a  homecoming that will take  place on June 30 and July 1.  Registration will be on June 30  and the program for July 1 will  include an ecumenical church  service, a community breakfast  and other such events. Special  entertainment is being planned  for young people.  More information about our  celebration can be obtained by  former district residents by  writing to the Tisdale and  District Homecoming Committee, Box 1090, Tisdale,  Saskatchewan. S0E 1T0.  Other area celebrations  include those for Eldersley on  August 2; Golburn at their fair  on August 6; Sylvania on July  26 and 27; Connaught at the  fair on July 29 and 30; Star City  on July 4,5,6 and 7; Ridgedale  on August 2 and 3; McKauge  on August 2 and 3; and New  Osgoode and Forester on July  31. Further information on  these celebrations can be  obtained from the Celebrate  Saskatchewan committees they  have formed.  Any assistance your newspaper may be in spreading the  word of these activities would  be greatly appreciated.  Yours truly,  Rosemary O'Bertos,  Telethon  Hockey  Editor:  The Trail Bay "Mailers" and  RCMP "Mumps" hockey clubs  would like to take this opportunity to thank all those  residents ofthe Sunshine Coast  who so generously contributed  to the second annual Variety  Club Telethon benefit hockey  game held at the Sunshine  Coast Arena on February 16,  1980. Although the RCMP  "Mumps" gave the "Mailers" a  short lesson on how the game  of hockey is really played by  winning the contest 2-1, the  real winners are the underprivileged and handicapped  children in British Columbia. A  cheque totalling $1,007.45 has  been forwarded to the Variety  Club Telethon. To all of you  who made it possible, thank  you very much.  S/Sgt. L.R. Evans  More of the same  Editor:  Our appeal to our community was a great success. We,  of the Sunshine Coast Unit of  the B.C. Heart Foundation, are  very grateful to you for the  excellent coverage you gave us  each week.  -n-n-t-tt-iti  nwnnra-1  Professional Repair & Service  to your  oil & electric heating equipment  -AUTHOR/ZED DEALER FOR-  ;���sso  Gulf  Introducing to the Sunshine Coast  Audrey's coffee service  For  Office & Restaurant Coffee  & Equipment  CALL NOW   886-71/1  THOMAS HEATING  14 years experience. Serving the Coait since 1967.  Chargex Mastercharge  NOW  Available Locally  885-3716  Distributor For Goodhost Coffee  i n n n 11 u n it it aii 11 liTO n CI  HU>  gather and take off at 9:00 a.m.  on Saturday morning from the  Sunnycrest Mall. The finish  line will again be the Cenotaph  at the junctions of Wharf Road  and Cowrie Street in Sechelt.  We are hoping that some  previous entrants will again be  contesting for the Coast News  Cup, notably previous winners  Adrian Belanger and Eric  Hagedorn if their commitments and their conditioning  will permit. We are hopeful  that some old entrants successful and unsuccessful will again  undertake this painful pilgrimage in the name of fitness.  We are not hopeful that the  man who started it all, the  elusive Matthews, will make an  appearance.  In  fact, we arc  quite certain that he will be  nowhere in evidence. We doubt  that he will have a comfortable  night until the dreadful anniversary of the First Run is  behind him.  Far be it from this editor,  who has in two years run a total  of just 200 yards, to heap any  more opprobium on the head  of his absent colleague. Let's  just say that we are looking  forward to this year's run and  that, to paraphrase the late  lamented Jimmy Durante, we  wish Uncle George Goodnight���wherever he is.  wzm$v*  Www  ���'���:'' a.  iss?  Granny's  Sweets  i m  Sharon Murray of Holiday Market in Madeira Park was  the recipient of a bottle of champagne last week as the  100th member of the new Suncoast Players Drama  Club.  II  A bitter shopper  Editor:  Better you bet than what,  Super-Valu?  "Special", 16 oz. cracked  wheat bread, 2-$ 1.49. Regular,  24 oz. cracked wheat bread,  $1.12. If you buy 32 oz. of  cracked, wheat bread at the  regular price it would cost  $1.40, 9 cents cheaper than  special price.  I just have to wonder how  many of the other so-called  "Specials" are "Rip Offs" and  what hidden price increases we  will all.pay when they attempt  to impose icode pricing and  scannericheck outs.  J.B. Skea  FCandies, Nuts and other Treats^  886-7522  OPENING SOON  in Gibsons Landing  (downstairs from Granny's Treasures)  Selection of  Eatter Chocolates  Bunnies, Baskets  & Eggs....  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Drop in for coffee & donuts! Coast News, March 25,1980  Wastrels of Cinnamon River  Part V  "You're not going to believe  this, byes. You know that new  kid on the gang, Danny. They  give him the room next to Pat's.  This Danny, he's got a record  player like yours but only  maybe three records. He plays  those goddamn tunes over and  over again from the moment he  moves in. Pat, he's owly  enough already without any  more excuses. He jumps up and  grabs that bloody great bayonet olT the wall. I'm scared  pisslcss he's going next door  and murder the poor little  bugger. Instead ol thai, he  starts in carving on the bloody  wall. It's just a couple of sheets  olbcaverboard and Orban goes  through it like a goddamn  beaver. Pretty soon he's got like  a porthole between his room  and the kid's. He sticks his head  through. 'You either turn that  effing thing off and keep it off,'  he says, 'or I'm going to be  doing some carving on you!'  You never heard a gramophone  go dead so fast in your life. It  was kind of funny in a way but  it was kind of frightenin' too!  Orban sounded like he meant it  anil his eyes were right crazy. I  don't think I'll be doin' any  drinkin' with him again!"  "Figure the kid will report  him?" asks Al.  "Not a chance. He's too  scared to breathe. He moved  his gear to an empty room  down the other end ofthe shack  but the poor bugger's still  afraid to play his gramophone  even there!"  . Pat Orban's disposition does  not improve. But .low he lapses  into a sullen silence, performing his work mechanically;  answering only when spoken to  and sometimes not even then.  He's retired into some solitary  confinement of his own to  fester and rankle. The guy has  been a friend of sorts and we  hope he snaps out of it. But the  portents arc not favourable. He  is like a smouldering fuse.  Annie Mclntyre has been  away on holiday during much  of this period. Now she returns,  looking more delectable than  Pages from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  ever. I am still sporadically  escorting nice-but-naive Sylvia  to dances and shows but on my  first re-encounter with Annie,  my illicit passion for her flares  up anew. Once again, our paths  keep crossing along the inevitable roads of Cinnamon  River. She makes no secret of  the fact that she likes mc and I  suppose, my own infatuation is  obvious. She begins haunting  my dreams again on a regular  basis. But we are prisoners of  the proprieties.  Then one day, I meet her  doing her shopping at the  town's only store. She looks, as  usual, excruciatingly desirable  to my obsessed eyes. "Listen,"  she says surprisingly, "are you  going lo be at the Legion  tonight?"  "Sure, I guess so," I say.  "Well, why don't you meet  me there around eight? Sandy's  working afternoon shift and  I'm sick and tired of sitting  home. We can talk, you know.  That is, if you don't mind  having a few drinks with an old  married lady."  "Christ, no," I assure, "but  won't Sandy mind?"  "Hell, he knows I get bored.  Anyway, it's a public place.  We'll just meet purely by  chance. I've been there by  myself before."  "That's a date, then," I  manage to say. Wow, is it ever!  At this precise point in time, I  don't give a damn about  possible consequences. My  wildest erotic fantasies seem on  the verge of coming true.  Little Al and Jerry look  askance when 1 tell them.  "Jasus, bye, you're playing with  dynamite there!" concludes the  Maritimer. I guess he's right  but I didn't set anything up.  Events seem to be moving of  their own volition and I'm  feeling just crazy enough to go  with the flow. However, I ask  Jerry and Al if they'll sit with us  awhile, for appearances' sake.  They agree. They're getting a  big, vicarious boot out of the  whole business.  Thus it verges, my first  unlikely date with off limits  Annie Mclntyre. Al, Jerry and  I, hit the Legion around 7:00  o'clock and take up residence  at a remote and inconspicuous  table. Annie arrives shortly,  looking exceedingly fetching in  a green dress and joins us. I try  to act nonchalant but her  nearness is a heady tonic  indeed. Wc Iradc a bit of casual  conversation. Alter a bit, Jerry  and Al excuse themselves and  join some other yard crew  members. 'There go our chap-  eroncs," remarks Annie knowingly. Over several beers, our  talk grows more personal.  Annie had grown up in a  remote Ontario township  where her father ran a dry-  goods store. Sandy was a long  time family friend and despite a  15 year age difference, they had  drifted into a parentally-approved marriage. The arrangement was a comfortable one if  not exactly a love match.  "Sandy was solid, you know. A  good bet. He'd worked on the  Coast before and he was always  talking it up. Promised to bring  me out here and he did. But  now, here I am stuck in another  small town. I'd like to see a bit  of city life. I keep getting this  feeling that everything's passing me by. I sure could use a  little excitement."  She seems to be fishing for  suggestions and I am almost  feeling daring enough to offer a  couple. I have torrid visions of  clandestine trysts in Vancouver. I'm on the verge of  saying something impulsive  when the door bangs open. It's  three ex-army types from the  Rod and Gun Club. They  shamble over to the last available seats and begin talking  loudly. "Guess we fixed that  smartass sonofabitch!" says  one of them.  Pretty soon, Little Al, who's  sitting next to them, comes  back over. "Listen, man," he  says, "you know what's hap  pened? Pat Orban got pissed  and started running his bike  around the townsite again.  Those guys claim they roughed  him up, threw his chopper in a  gully and told him to either  cool it or get the hell out of  town!"  'The stupid bastards!" I say.  "He was in a dirty-enough  mood already without this.  Christ only knows what he'll do  now."  We are not left wondering  for long. A few minutes later,  the door literally explodes open  and Pat Orban charges into the  bar. All the pressures have let  loose in him at once. He's  brandishing the naked bayonet. His hair is wild and his eyes  (one of which is blackening) are  wilder. "All right, you suckers!"  he snarls. "I'm going to cut  your effing guts out for that!"  It is as though an unwanted  Western movie were happening  practically in our laps. Annie  huddles against me, all proprieties forgotten. "Oh, God!"  she gasps.  Orban moves purposefully  towards the table where the  three self-appointed vigilantes  are sitting. They haven't been  expecting this and cower in  their chairs. Now he is standing  directly in front of the table,  razor-sharp weapon glittering  in the light. "All right, which  one of you sonofabitches is  going to be first?" he asks. He  has obviously taken complete  leave of his senses. He waves  the bayonet under the closest  man's chin and backs him  terrified against the wall.  Orban's heavy breathing is  clearly audible as he moves the  point ofthe bayonet ever closer  to his intended victim's throat.  He sounds like some run to  earth animal. Bloodshed looks  inevitable. Annie, gone white  as a sheet, has my hand in a  death grip and is squeezing so  hard, it hurts. This certainly  isn't the sort of excitement she  was alluding to earlier. The  whole bar has gone silent in the  face of this deadly tableau. No  one has a clue in hell what to  do.  To be continued.  Ellingham s  '    Astrology  'fftm n&  Sundries and Souvenirs  GRAND OPENING  11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Saturday, March 29th  Seaside Plaza  in beautiful Gibsons Landing  A REAlTGEisiERArSTORE  CV)W?, ��X0^T> <TW^"V) lT����^) ��>��#Tl <TW*%> (TV*��^) (TSWS ffV^J ��>#^7> <T<>WTi  Copperware Porcelain Dolls  Brassware Old Fashioned Toys  Wickerware Nautical Curios  Kitchenware Gifts  Furniture Novelties  886-2818  Denise extends to everyone an  old-fashioned "Welcome"  and invites you to drop in and browse.  mi   ir��� i      i  Budge Schacte, left, and Steve Huber are pictured  entertaining the Wakefield Hotel last week.  Music Scene  by Mike Evans  Most bands that play at  major fucntions have the nerve  to charge $600 or more for their  services. Six hundred dollars?  That works out to $150 an  hour! Just for a bunch of  loonies strutting about making  a racket. I mean, how hard can  it be? Like the BTO song says:  "Buy a second hand guitar/  Chances are you're going far/  Wc like to work at nothing all  day." Simple as that. Or is it?  The average rock guitarist  started hacking away in his  teens. And in the days of  meagre or no allowances and  sparse summer jobs at $1.25 an  hour the much-needed $150 for  the most modest of equipment  was hard to come up with. But  the money was found somehow  (syn.: "parents") and at last  there it was: a Simpsons Sears  special and a 10 watt amplifier.  Never mind, it was good  enough to learn on.  If you practised hard every  day, within two years you were  competent enough to form a  band. You and your friend  played guitar and he knew a  guy who had some drums and  could borrow a microphone  and brought a long a guy who  knew a little about bass and on  and on until somehow a  consistent assemblage of un-  likelies called themselves a  band.  Any problems thus far encountered pale before the  biggest problem of all: a place  to practise. A youthful rock  band is not a pleasing thing to  listen to. Especially if you're a  parent who hates rock and roll  when it's played right. How  does one convince the family  authorities that this blare of  discords and missed beats is  actually music? Nothing stops  the budding guitarist��� threats  of artistic infringement, not  eating, and free lawn-cutting  for 15 weeks (clincher) finally  succeed. Yes, the family will  weekly donate 6 to 8 hours of  sanity for the cause. Now all  you have to do is memorize the  words and music to fifty songs  and get over stagefright....  I'll dispense with all the  details of forming bands, losing  members, adding members,  playing for free ANYWHERE,  and all that goes along with  gaining the experience needed  to play semi-professionally.  Let's just say it has taken years  of frustration and practice to  get to the point where Legions  and such will hire you.  Now the biggest obstacle in  your way is the high cost of  equipment. The average guitarist has approximately $4,000  invested in personal equipment and an additional $1,000  tied up in band-owned equipment such as the P.A. system  (for vocals). In professional  bands these figures are much  higher. It is not unusual for a  professional P.A. to cost  $10,000 to $20,000.  And don't forget band rehearsals. Three two-hour sessions a week is the absolute  minimum in order to keep old  songs tight and bring new songs  along. This doesn't count your  daily personal practice schedule.  Lastly, the typical Friday-  Saturday engagements are  actually Thursday-Friday-Saturday-Sunday engagements.  All of Thursday night is spent  packing up equipment, transporting it to the dance hall, and  setting it up again. Friday  afternoon the sound has to be  checked, Friday night you play.  Saturday night you play.  Sunday you tear the whole  thing down and transport it  back to the practice room and  set it all back up again. It has to  be set up again because you're  practising Monday night.  That BTO song should have  said, "We like to work FOR  nothing all day"  Local Woman Honoured  MARGARET FROESE  Reflecting the increasingly important role of  working women and appropriately recognizing their  contributions, a Gibsons woman, Margaret Froese,  has been honoured for outstanding achievement.  Margaret was cited by Sally Raffray, Sales Director  for Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc., for her top  performance in "Unit Sales" for 1979. She has been  awarded many prizes and was honoured at a special  Unit Queen Luncheon at the 17th annual Mary Kay  Seminar held in Dallas, Texas, January 17,18 and  19.  Since its inception 17 years ago, Mary Kay has  grown from a regional cosmetics firm into an  international organization comprised of more than  60,000 Independent Beauty Consultants and  approximately 1,200 Independent Sales Directors  who demonstrate and sell Mary Kay products  throughout the United States.itsterritories, Canada  and Australia. Margaret became a Beauty Consultant in March or 1979. She lives at Hillcrest Avenue  in Gibsons. She is married and resides with her  husband, Walter, and their son, Rudy.  For further information contact:  Sales Director: Violet Brucks  31-3150 E. 58 Ave.  Vancouver, B.C.  Phone: 435-7750  by Rae Ellingham  General Notes: Planetary configurations indicate a highly  emotional week ahead. Planet  of relationships Venus opposes  unpredictable Uranus and  squares impulsive Mars promising unexpected involvement with others. It's a time of  lovers' spats, quarrels, misunderstandings and separations. A Mars-Uranus contact  warns against reckless driving  during this accident prone  period. The Full Moon in Libra  encourages these conditions by  bringing people together for  debates and decisions.  ARIES (March 21-April 19)  Full Moon highlights relations with others, partnerships, alliances, contracts and  agreements. Close associate  may announce long-overdue  decision. Loved one will be in  the mood to question your  intentions. Check impulsive  spending or urge to gamble  next weekend. New romantic  or social interest starting now  means big drain on savings  later.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Lunar position accents  health matter, employment  scene, daily tasks and rewards  for recent hard work. Coworker will display strange  behaviour at weekends. Practical joke at jobsite may  backfire. Last chance to use  increased charm and personality before Venus leaves your  sign. May 16 birthdays should  keep safe distance from opposite sex Saturday night.  GEMINI (May 21-.lune 21)  Full Moon spotlights fun,  laughter, romance, being with  friends, having a good time.  You'll feel urge to gamble,  speculate or take big risk.  Creative endeavour attracts  pleasing responses. Child in  your life is noisy and loveable.  Secret matter or infidelity is  exposed next weekend. Driving, short journeys need extra  care.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Moon position coincides  with noisy but happy domestic  activities. Next Saturday is best  day of the month for party at  your place. Ignore budget and  phone friends. Expect a de-'  cision regarding housing, rental or real estate transaction.  Acquaintances' surprise weekend announcement could affect  your own long range plan.  Avoid argument over money  during group discussion.  LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)  Full Moon accents local  communications, trips and  journeys. Final meeting sums  up what yousecretlysuspected.  Avoid emotional outburst,  hasty correspondence or rude  phone call. Sudden domestic  upset may slow down rate of  present progress. What you  have achieved this month could  be lost next weekend. August  18 birthdays should control  temper all week.  VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Lunar position emphasises  discussions over money and  possessions. It s time to accumulate and hoard that which  is rightfully yours. Close friend  or loved one will support your  miserly moves. Expect sudden  news of relative or events far  away. Resist political or philosophical one-upmanship next  weekend.  LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)  Full Moon in your sign finds  you sociable, diplomatic and  anxious to settle local dispute.  Everyone agrees role of peacemaker suits you. Weekend  surprise is linked to someone  else's financial crisis. Acquaintance may swear he never  borrowed a cent. Too bad!  Realize more Librans win  lottery fortune this week than  any other zodiac sign.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22)  Full Moon accents need for  seclusion, peace and quiet, time  to contemplate plans. Attention is focused on person  confined to home or hospital.  Looks like it's your turn to visit  forsaken relative or neighbour.  Companion or loved one may  display unusual or rebellious  behaviour next weekend. Scor-  pios getting married Saturday  face a life of sudden gains and  losses.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-  Dec. 21)  Lunar position accents affairs of friend, acquaintance or  local group. Meetings or discussions you attend may become over-emotional, noisy  and disorderly. Those employed will hear of surprise  resignations or controversial  dismissals. Advice is to keep  personal opinions to yourself.  Medical enquiry reveals unexpected results.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-  Jan. 19)  Full Moon finds you sensitive about your honour, position and level of achievement.  Chances are your past reputation will be discussed publicly.  Don't be afraid to defend your  recent actions. Social or romantic scene is subject to weird  weekend experiences. Liaison  with stranger is irresponsible  but memorable.  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Moon position highlights  religion, philosophy, higher  learning and plain common  sense. Seems what you've  always believed in still generates confidence. Prepare for  emotional long distance news  concerning friend or relative.  Someone close will have too  much to say regarding how you  balance personal ambitions  with domestic responsibilities.  Tell unexpected visitors the  truth next weekend.  PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20)  Full Moon draws attention  to other people's money, possessions or feelings. Expect  definite answer regarding  debts, taxes, insurance or joint  financial venture. Local journey, letter or phone call is  source of next weekend's  disruption. Brother, sister or  neighbour presents unusual  proposition. Co-worker will be  noisy, outspoken and uncooperative. Off the shelf  by John Moore  In lieu of a review this week, I  can only offer my explanation  of why there is no review...we  moved house this week, which  is to say that we moved lock,  stock and bookshelf out of an  overstuffed one-bedroom a-  partment on the North Shore  and into a now overstuffed  little house in beautiful downtown Gibsons. In the process, I  discovered several things about  myself. First, I'm out of shape.  I've managed to pry my fingers  out of a curl at least enough to  type these pages, but my spine  still has the consistency of a  stale pretzel and my backside  was so sore I had to stand at the  bar for two days.  The other revelation took the  form of characteristics I share  in common with certain small  acquisitive rodents...I'm a  pack-rat. I still have shirts I  hated and never wore when my  mother bought them for me  when I was in junior high  school, I hang onto boots that  are beyond the reach of any  cobbler's magic elves, and 1  never ever throw away any  liece of paper that has words  Ml it.  My stack of scribble-violated  lotcbooks and newsprint can't  compare with Pete Trower's  but it was enough to fill several  boxes. No problem in themselves, but when I started tying  up bundles of old magazines  and newspapers I've been  saving for reasons long forgotten, the whole task began to  look a lot more formidable.  Determined to weed out the  deadwood, I naturally had to  read through most of these  things, trying to find out what  on earth made me squirrel them  away in the first place. I may  never have discovered the  4M0Hal reason, but I inevitably  came up with one just as good  and into the bundles they went.  Then came time to start on  the books. I was more than a  little nervous about taking  them down off the shelves to  begin with, since I'd suspected  that for some time they had  been the sole support of the  walls. Outside of a few ominous  noises as the stresses shifted  and the odd alarming crack in  the plaster, the building survived without serious incident.  Not so myself. Having been  through this a couple of times  before, I knew I was in serious  trouble.  The first time I moved,  someone gave me a large box  that had contained, I think, a  part of a furnace. "Just the  thing for my books," I thought,  stacking them all neatly inside.  After moving everything else  out into the truck, a friend and  I bent over to pick up the box.  The only things that budged  were several vertebrae in my  lower back. It would've taken  at least a fork-lift, possibly a  container hoist, to get if off the  ground. In the end we took  them all out pf the box, stacked  them loosely in the truck, drove  around a corner and spent the  rest of the afternoon carrying  them two and three at a time up  two flights of stairs. "Never  again," I said.  The next time I moved, I  thought I'd go to small boxes.  Lots of boxes, but at least  they'd be easy to move. The  only hitch was that, in the city,  everybody moves at the same  time; the end ofthe month, and  trying to find a supermarket  with a large stock of empty  boxes is like looking for King  Solomon's Mines. Once again,  I wound up flinging them  loosely into the back of a truck,  having run out of string and  boxes, and carrying them in  unwieldy armloads up endless  flights of stairs.  This time, I got smart. I  invested in a ball of string as  long as the Trans-Atlantic  cable and spent every night for  almost a week tying the books  into neat portable 20 pound  bundles, a number of which  broke as they were being  carried, resulting in...Oh well,'  by now you get the dismal  picture. It was instructive, in a  perverse sort of way. I discovered, in the process of  stacking them up, the secret of  how the Great Pyramids were  constructed. For bookworms  worried about their deteriorating sedentary constitutions, a  pair of 20 pound bundles  makes a great cheap alternative  to expensive gymnasium equipment.  As a result of this experience,  I've also observed some things  that may be of interest to  scientists studying DNA and  the origins of life on this planet.  I know they debunked the  theory of spontaneous generation some time ago, but if I  can get some impartial observers up to my place they may  have to rewrite a few textbooks.  I'm certain my books are  reproducing on the sly back  there. I don't know how they're  doing it exactly, whether it's  fission (I've discovered doubles  of a lot of paperbacks) or  sexual reproduction (imagine  the crosses that could result if  they get this far...say William  Shakespeare and Raymond  Chandler. Hamlet, Macbeth  and Julius Caesar become  detective mysteries. Mark  Antony shuffling around in a  battered topcoat, knocking  back slugs of Falernian in seedy  Roman bars...). The possibilities are limitless. All for now.  f  ��                       1  LmWmW  JJfc  wMSLm  ���MMsVta'x....                   mmmmm  m^^mmmmim^r^-lmmmmM  f   M  mf      \m\  'I '             mMm  '        I  i        1  !'  t  j  i  rmm.     --���*��-                                                 f  r22L       im                                                                    I'"  Coast News, March 25, 1980  111!  Spring Time ��� Ring Time ��� Green Time  How to Grow Almott Everything - by Stanley Schuier  Simon & Schuster's Complete Guide to Plants &  Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening - Rodaie   Flowers  The Small Garden - by John Brooks  Pruning - by Christopher Brlckell  Plant Propagation - by Philip McMillan Browse  The Solar Greenhouse Book - ea by James c. McCuliagh  Terminal City Dance will give a performance and a workshop on the Sunshine Coast  this weekend. See articles this page for details.  Terminal City Dance  Now in its fourth year,  Terminal City Dance is a  Vancouver-based modern  dance company. The three  members, Terry Hunter, Karen  Rimmer and Savannah Walling, who share and rotate  artistic and organizational  responsibilities, bring a wealth  of varied experience in theatre,  mime and music to the works  they perform. Works range  from the playful and humorous to the intensely dramatic.  The unexpected is characteristic.  Their successful appearance  Dance workshop  by Gillian Lowndes  Before describing Terry  Hunter's workshop Music and  Movement, I'd like to talk a bit  about the idea behind these  events and to encourage those  people who've been thinking of  doing one to step out and do  this one.  Carefree gardening  by Sandy Loam  Carefree Gardening is not  really so blasted carefree when  it's chore time, but might as  well get it over with if we're to  do any healthy loafing in the  summer.  My friend Dorothy and I  took our first fast sprint  through the garden shops but  not fast enought as I became  beguiled by an array of shiny  new garden implements. They  looked so professional when  compared to the bandaged  flotsam I keep stored in a  broken ice cream pail that I  bought a square handled trowel  and cultivator. The square  handle is to prevent the claw  from turning while in use, (a  problem I had never encountered).  I pounced on the garden with  this well chromed gadget only  to find that it twisted constantly within its square hand-  die. I found this to be exquisitely irritating and liberated the battered ice cream pail  with my ancient equipment.  Did they create a problem in  order to solve it unsuccessfully?  In any case new equipment  makes me feel more efficient,  and look very "Better Homes  and Gardcnsy".  Casey's Country Garden has  been completely remodeled  and looks great and farther  afield the Halfmoon Bay  Milore Nursery was absolutely  charming with two delightfully  sunny young ladies in charge.  Milore's huge greenhouses  were filled to overflowing with  annuals already into their  second leafing o things are  looking good.  Casey's had a small sale of  Primroses past their flowering  but please remember that these  are perennials and they will  certainly bloom again this year  and forever. My purchases  consisted of the new claw and  trowel, bags of peatmoss and  steer manure for top dressing  and some new kind of time-  release fertilizer. Stuff that you  can scatter by hand and it will  work over a period of time  without burning. It was a  pragmatic venture buying all  this practical stuff at the onset  of the season, also not very  inspiring, coming home with  bags of work rather than  gorgeous plants partially in  bloom. It was also an expensive  jaunt and so requires a certain  amount of dedication.  For the bachelor or working  couple who want flowers and a  pretty garden but don't want to  do any work at all I would  reiterate on the subject of  climbing Nasturtiums for gardens, edges, pots, posts and for  general long lasting colour in  poor soil. I would also recommend Calendula, a small  orange or yellow daisy, that is  so at home in our sandy soil by  the sea that it becomes almost a  weed. It is great for cutting and  self-seeding.  I make it a point to keep  these out of my better kept  gardens but they are good in  ditches, around posts and in  neglected areas as are California Poppies. These plants  may all be raised from seed and  they provide an attractive and  spicy break for gardens that  dribble off into forest. These  are also all annuals but given a  decent start they will rampage  on their own and they seem  perennial.  The one sunny day we had, I  spent in the garden. I really  enjoyed the activity, I acquired  a little sun and a few aches and  pains but the garden looks as  though someone cares and I  had a huge feeling of accomplishment. Far greater than  deserved as the highlight ofthe  day was a one hour snooze in  the sun within the wafting  fragrance of that big bag of  steer manure. Whooofi Happy"  Gardening.  These workshops are designed for people with an  interest in dance, movement,  theatre���or anything, if it  comes right down to it! No  special skills are required���you  don't have to look like something or be like something; all  you have to bring is your body  and your curiousity. The  workshop provides a relaxed,  non-competitive atmosphere in  which to explore your own  possibilities and creative process and to work with other  people. It's interesting and it is  FUN! Now the workshop!  This workshop will explore  different facets of music and  movement, including exercises  to develop rhythmic sensibilities, talking, singing and story  telling to explore harmony and  melody. Exercises will be  selected from percussion, voice  and singing explorations, and  music and movement improvisations. The day will begin  with a physical warm up. No  previous experience in music or  at the Dance-In Canada Conference in Ottawa last year  established Terminal City  Dance as one of Canada's most  imaginative young groups. The  company is presently touring  various parts of British Columbia, Alberta and Seattle. The  tour is being assisted by the  Touring Office of the Canada  Council.  Sponsored by the Arts Council, Terminal City Dance is  performing this Friday at 8:00  p.m. in Chatelech gym, Sechelt.  Tickets are $3 at the door. This  event promises to be exciting  dance is required.  The day is Saturday, March  29,10:30-4:30, St. Hilda's Hall,  Sechelt. Cost $10. For further  information, encouragement  and registration, call Gillian,  885-9068.  Museum  The Annual General Meeting of the Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum Society will be held on  Tuesdayi April 8, 1980 at the  Museum in Gibsons at 7:30  p.m.  Coroner  A two day coroner's inquest  was held in Sechelt on March  17 and 18 to look into the  January 19 death of Sechelt  resident, Davis Russel Henry.  After two days of deliberation, it was ruled that Henry  died by misadventure. The case  has been closed.  Sam Blaek exhibition  Sam Black'sexhibit of woodcuts and lithographs appearing  at the Sunshine Coast Arts  Centre in Sechelt is one many  people on the Coast have been  eerlv awaiting.  media including water colours,  acrylics, oils, and he is known  internationally for his graphics,  woodcuts and lithographs.  Born in Scotland, Sam took  his studies in art in Paris and  Brussels. In 1953 he was elected  to the Royal Scottish Society of  Painters in water colours and  later in the decade moved to  Canada to become a highly  qualified teacher in art and also  to become a member of the  Canadian Society of Painters in  water colours (1963); Print and  Drawing Council of Canada  (1964); Royal Canadian  Academy of Arts (1977); The  Federation of Canadian Artists  (1979).  Though Sam devotes most of  his time to his art, he remains a  Professor Emeritus of Art  Education and Fine Art at  U.B.C. His exhibit opens  Monday night March 31,8:00-  10:00 p.m. Everyone is invited  to come and meet him. The  exhibit continues through to  April 20.  Presently living on Bowen  Island and running the Shieling  Gallery there, this distin-  guished artist works in various  Gibsons Public  library  Tuesday  2-4p.m.  Wednesday  2-4p.m.  Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm,  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  886-2130  The permanent  Vinyl Sundeck     clurodek  clurodek  Seamless Aluminum  Gutters     &      Siding  Vinyl  Fr��t EillmfllM        No Obligil  ^BTJa Richard Sasarat  /** yf       ^3      Nnrih Ilturt .iwl hm..m- Hat  Sasaratt --  Send our FTD  EasteiiBasket  Bouquet  EASTER  IS APRIL 6  SENDA  BASKETFUL  OF JOY.  M7.50  and up  Our Easter Basket" features fresh flowers for the joy of  springtime. A decorative egg for the joy of Easter. All in  an FTD Woven Rattan Handled Basket. Call or visit us  soon. We can send an FTD Easter Basket" just about  anywhere... the RD way And wo have many other joyful Easter ideas too.  Place your orders right away  for out ol town delivery.  and stimulating���be there?  There will be a workshop the  following day. Please see  adjacent article or call 885-  9068.  Guides  The Girl Guides of Canada  in British Columbia held the  7th Guiders' Conference in  Naramata, British Columbia,  March 16 to 19, 1980.  This Conference gave the  opportunity to share experience and skills and so, adapt  the Guiding program to today's needs. Participating in  the Conference from Sechelt  and Gibsons were Mrs. Monica  Hautala, Mrs. Judy Karpenko  and Mrs. Linda Gant  **+&tt��  Photo's by Jan  Exhibition and Sale of Photographs J  b        Janice Edmonds $  at Hunter's Gallery J  L March 31 - April 17,1980 J  11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. i  886-7454  "Under the Green Canopy"  #101 - Cedar Plaza  PIZZAS  SALAD BAR  SUBMARINES  NORTHERN FRIED CHICKEN  If the Colonel had had our recipe,  he would have made General!  OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  "Licenced Premises" ^6  Coast News, March 25, 1980  Highways high-handed  Maryanne's viewpoint  by Maryanne West  I read a report a couple of  weeks ago of a meeting to  discuss the Roberts Creek  Community Plan. Regional  Board planner Jim Johnstone  was quoted as saying the  Department of Highways  would never agree to go down  to a 66 ft. road allowance for  Beach Avenue and that rather  than maybe jeopardize the  community plan the residents  would be wiser not to press for  it.  Now what sort of nonsense is  that?  If    the    community    plan  doesn't represent the wishes of  the  people  who live  in Ihe  community it's not worth ihe  paper it's written on, and just  when did we give the Department   of  Highways  (or  any  other    Government    Department  for  that  matterl carte  ��� blanche to ride roughshod over  ��� us and dictate what Victoria  '. thinks is good for us?  I understand Jim's desire to  get the community plan in  place, such planning is long  overdue and much work has  gone into it, but roads are such  an important ingredient of the  atmosphere and well-being of  any neighbourhood that they  surely are not negotiable?  When my father was in his  eighties I used to try to stop him  signing letters to the government, "your humble and obedient servant"! You're not their  humble and obedient servant I  used to tell him. They are  yours. You elected them to  i-serve you and don't let them  t-forget it.  The operative word is  j'serve", not impose priorities  *;on us, in this case in the form of  ^arbitrary road systems created  ton a map in Victoria with little  i-;if any reference to the reality of  , the area.  I   Of  course   the   Highways  '.'Department has to plan ahead  ��to meet the needs of a growing  ���/population but they don't need  Ho emulate  B.C. Hydro and  close their eyes and ears to  everything   except   the   prerequisites of their engineers.  Beach Avenue enhances the  natural rural atmosphere  which outsiders so greatly  admire, and is one of the  pleasant drives you take visitors to on the Sunshine Coast.  There are still stands of  beautiful trees, grass verges and  wild flowers growing beside the  winding narrow road, a road  dappled with shade on summer  days.  Other places have the sense  to keep their roads narrow,  tree-lined and pleasant, encouraging those in a hurry to  use the major highways and  there is no reason why wc  cannot do the same. Even roads  like West Vancouver's Marine  Drive which carries far heavier  traffic loads than Beach Avenue is likely to generate in this  century.  A couple of years ago while  visiting San Francisco, we were  taken by friends into Marin  County. You drive over the  Golden Gate Bridge and turn  off the freeway, a stone's throw  almost from the city and you're  in another world of narrow  country lanes serving small  communities and resorts. The  roads arc  well  travelled but  "Sec (MR Block  for assistance  with the  British Columbia  income tax  credits."  H&R Block knows all Ihe  income lax credits, including ihe British Columbia  Renters Tax Credit and the  Political Conlnbution Tax  Credit Its our business to  keep abreast ot all the complex tax laws in Canada so  you don l have to We are  income tax specialists  H&R BLOCK  THE INCOME TAX SPECIAL S S  886-2638  1538 Gower Pt. Rd.  (near the Omega Restaurant)  presumably the residents have  been able to persuade the  powers that be thai widening  the roads would spoil the  attraction of this tourist and  recreational area and turn it  into just another suburb wilh a  network of connecting 1st. 2nd  and 3rd class highways.  Undoubtedly, Gower Point  Road will be next on the  Department's list for improvement, and there is no doubt it  badly needs resurfacing and  ditching and there is an increasing problem as new homes  are buili on ihe north side with  driveways which drain straight  onto the road, bin do we want il  turned into a drag-strip like  Pratt Road'.' Are we going to be  consulted. Is the Department  of High ways discussing the sort  of roads we would like with  those working on our Community Plan? Or do wc wake up  one morning to find the  bulldozers destroying the carpet-frilled bleeding hearts and  knocking down the dogwoods  we saved from them several  years ago. Will our road which  has so much character���shaded by venerable and cherished  maples, remembered by some  ofthe residents when they were  little more than saplings by a  trail, a road which is a mecca  for blackberry pickers in the  summer���be transformed into  a bleak strip of asphalt with  verges scraped so bare it'll take  a decade for nature to repair  the damage? A road, like Pratt,  bereft of all character and  charm, just a means to an end,  that of getting from A to B as  last as possible? Like Pratt, if  speed is a problem now, it's  nothing to the problem we'll  have if it's widened and  "improved", those presently  driving at 80 km will then travel  at 100 km or over.  Of course you can't make an  omelette without cracking  eggs, and no one expects roads  to be resurfaced without en-  Ferries  The "Queen of Cowichan"  will not return to service on the  Horseshoe Bay-Departure Bay  route as originally planned. An  immediate schedule revision  was necessary to go into effect  on Friday, March 21st, which  affects the Horseshoe Bay-  Langdale run.  Please note the following  changes: Leaving Horseshoe  Bay, the regular 11:45 a.m.  sailing now leaves at 11:30 a.m.  There is an extra sailing at 9:15  a.m. leaving Horseshoe Bay.  Leaving Langdale, the regular  12:50 p.m. sailing now leaves at  12:35 p.m. There is an extra  sailing at 10:20 a.m. leaving  Langdale.  This revision is likely to be in  effect for approximately two to  three weeks.  dangcring a blade of grass, but  there has to be a way which  doesn't create this sort of  devastation which was perpetrated on Pratt Road.  I may well be out on a limb  by myself, but it does seem to  me thai the Highway Department is still living in the sixties  when fuel was cheap and cars  an economical form of transportation, quite out of step  with the reality ofthe eighties.  Such a lime maycome again,  but it doesn't appear to be in  the immediate future. We are  presently being asked to help  conserve fuel by driving more  slowly���as if we had a full glass  of water balanced on the  dashboard; advised to get into  belter physical shape by leaving  our cars at home and walking,  cycling or jogging; advised also  to avoid hypertension by  slowing down our frenetic life  styles. The Chamber of Commerce and the real estate people  want to attract tourists and new  residents to the unspoilt charm  of the Sunshine Coast. Isn't it  time the Department of Highways got into step? The side-  roads in an area like this surely  aren't just for the motorist. He  has to share with those who  wish to walk, to push baby  buggies, ride bikes, jog or ride  horses. It's unnecessary and far  too expensive to provide special areas for every interest when  we can so easily accomodate  each other if the roadways  aren't turned into speedways  for those of us who drive cars.  Gibsons Chamber  meeting  Gone to the gent in the corner. On Wednesday the fixtures at the Elphinstone Co-op  went on the block. Tradewest Auctioneers gave the coup de grace to one of the oldest  businesses on the Sunshine Coast.  A general meeting of the  Gibsons and District Chamber  of Commerce to be held at the  Gibsons Legion Hall on Wednesday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m.  will feature a talk on "Tourism  and Tourist Promotion" by  guest speaker Jim Price of  Powell River. The talk will  focus on the promotion of  scuba-diving on the Sunshine  Coast, one ofthe world's finest  diving areas, and renowned  diver Jim Willoughby will  attend and show slides.  The  Gibsons  and  District  Chamber of Commerce will  also be making a presentation  on the subject of Environmental Pollution Control to the  Regional Board Public Utilities Committee on Thursday,  March 27.  The Hunter Gallery  Open: Mon. - Sat.  11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Ken l)v I rivs <X Son Ltd.  Off-shore oil slick  An oil slick sighted just south  of Trail Island on March 18 was  the subject of a report by  Alderman Stu Metcalfe,  Alternate Coordinator for the  Provincial Emergency Program for the Sunshine Coast  Regional District to the  Gibsons Council meeting that  'No Parking' signs are now in place at The Dock in  Sechelt. The area has been the scene of numerous  minor accidents in the past.  - *jSc*  ;��*  ,\o9  vo1  A��H  6**1  Sunshine Coast Owned & Operated  Cedar Plaza  Gibsons  886-1510  DEPARTMENT STORE  evening.  Metcalfe reported that the  P.E.P. rescue boat.manned by  Jerry and John Mercer, had  dispatched from Secret Cove to  ascertain the size and source of  the slick. According to Jerry  Mercer, the slick, then two or  three miles off shore, was  approximately a mile long and  a quarter of a mile wide.  "It looked like fuel oil, not  bunker oil," Mercer said. "It  was thickening up on the  surface and leaving a film on  the side ofthe boat. It looks like  somebody, maybe a barge,  pumped their bilges."  Metcalfe told Council he had  a second report of oil, believed  to be from the same slick, off  Camp Byng shortly before the  meeting began. The downcoast  drift of the slick suggests that  the spill may actually have  occurred further north.  The Coast Guard was  advised of the location of the  slick and the P.E.P. boat  remained on the scene until the  Coast Guard boat arrived.  TAPIS  r~Richmond  \ CARPETS ^  "Chardonnet"  A Sculptured Carpet  with High Density Foam back.  Champagne - a multi-hued gold blend  Chantilly - a blend of beige & bronze earth tones  Reg.'14.95sq.yd.  *11.95  FEATURE PRICE:'  ' sq. yd.  All Product* U Workmanship  CONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED  Gibsons Ready Mix  WORKING  IN THE COMMUNITY  886-9412  *Drainrock  ���Sand  ���Fill  ���Washed Rock  ���Road Mulch  ���Concrete Anchors)  $22 each  Mon.���Friday 8a.m.��� 5p.m  FULL GOSPEL  BUSINESS MEN'S  FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL  On Saturday, March 29, the Fellowship will hold a breakfast  meeting at 9:30 a.m. in the Peninsula Hotel. At 6:00 p.m. on the  same day, there will be a dinner for couples also at the Peninsula  Hotel.  Guest Speakers  George Levesque  Bill Loosdrecht  Breakfast tickets $5.00  Dinner tickets $11.00 per person  from  Phil's Shoe Repair Toys For All Ages  Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt   Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  For any further information, please  telephone  JIM DORST  886-9774  or       ED CHARLEBOIS  886-9193 mwm  Coast News, March 25, 1980  IT'S OUR BIRTHDAY  AND YOU CELEBRATE  WITH THESE  "SAVINGS"  frying chicken  A  FRESH GRADE  WHOLE  SuperVblu  BETTER...YOU BET  SUNNYCREST CENTRE  pork picnics  GOVT INSPECTED SMOKED - FLETCHERS  Whole or Shank Portion  Ib.  C.O.V. FROZEN 6-16 LBS.  Utility Grade Ib.  turkeys  89*  BUDGET BRAND SIDE  bacon  500 gm Pkg ea.  88  <p  PORK SIDE  spareribs     ��$1.29  Previously Frozen  CANADA GRADE   i~\   BEEF  sirloin steak ,b. $2.99  BONELESS OUTSIDE ROUND OR  BULK  Bone In  rump roast  �� $2.49  pork sausage ��$1.29  Oven-Fresh Layer  chocolate $1 QQ  Reg.��3.39 QQ^  m  B.C. Grown Gem  or Red Canada #2  potatoes is ib. box 89  <f  Super-Valu  flOUr 10 kg Bag $3.69  Oven-Fresh  dinner rolls 79  <p  White or 80% Whole Wheat  Terry Lynn  hot cross buns      $1.39  Pkg. of 12  Golden Ripe  bananas 3 ���*. 89*  Hawaiian  pineapple ... 99��  *8.69  California Grown  Squirrel  peanut butter        $2.99  1.5 kg Tin  Lynn Valley  cut beans i4o��.Tm. 4/$1.00  Wax or Green  Lynn Valley  bartlett pears       2/99*  14 oz. Tins  Schweppes  ginger ale ����.**..... 3/99*  ���1.49  Super-Valu  ice cream 2 mm cm  green cabbage 2 ib8 39*  Canada #1 - California  celery hearts 79*  Sno-Cap Frozen  orange juice 59*  12% oz. tins  Fraser Vale  tiSh & ChipS 567 gm $1.49  Sno-Cap Frozen  french fries  3/99  <P  907 gm Pkg.  B.C. Granulated  SUgar 10 kg Bag   Carnation  canned milk 2/85*  385 ml Tins  Delmonte  pineapple juice        79  <p  48 oz. Tins  Heinz  ketChUP   909 ml Bottle $1 -39  Tide Powder  detergent *****      $6.49  Super-Valu  liquid bleach 99*  3.64 litres  Old Dutch  potato chips 2oogmpkg 79  SuperV&lu  BETTER...YOU BET  Prices Effective Monday, March 24 - Saturday, March 29th  At Super-Valu Sunnycrest Centre Only  We Reserve The Right To Limit Quantities B.  Coast News, March 25, 1980  Carl's corner  by Carl Chrismas  The rest of the journey was  pleasantly uneventful. We  visited a ghost mining town at  Barslow, California, enjoyed a  wonderful sea food dinner in  Westport, Oregon, almost had  lo sleep in the car as a result of  'no-vacancy' signs as the travelling U.S. population celebrated  Washington's birthday on the  Oregon coast.  1 had only one regret of the  whole irip. I wasn't able to  perpetrate my little practical  joke of a simulated earthquake  on Bob and Lila, our travelling  companions.  On Ihe first iwo nights of our  trip down through California,  the reports of tremors and after  shock waves were on every  radio report. Bach night as we  retired, we were warned of the  possibilities.  Now, in most motels with  iwj double beds, one of them  will have a coin operated  vibrator attachment. This  soothing motion is supposed to  waft you off into the gentle  arms of Morpheus before the  lime alloted for the 25c donation expires.  To make sure that Bob and  Lila got the active bed, we preempted the other. They were  not too far apart so it was not  much of a chore for me to reach  jver, drop my quarter, very  quietly of course, into the slot  of the earthquake machine at  the psychological moment.  I over played my hand the  first night by fantasizing, along  with Lila, the horrors of being  swallowed up by another San  Francisco earthquake. It made  Lila so nervous she couldn't go  to sleep. Unfortunately, I did. I  awoke in the morning with my  quarter lying on the rug where  it had dropped as I dozed.  The next night, I had better  luck. The lights were out, we  had all settled down when I  dropped my quarter in the slot.  Now that bed was a real  performer!  In a moment I could hear  Lila whispering, "Bob! Oh  Bob!", as she shook him into  wakefulness.  I began to visualize her  erupting from the bed. grabbing at anything handy and  heading for the dooi, shouting,  "Earthquake!", at the top of her  lungs, with poor bob trying to  quiet her.  The fantasv was so real 1  erupted into laughter and  spoiled it all. Maybe if I had  been able to contain myself thai  quaking bed might have simulated a piece of jiggling real  estate, but in a trice Lila had it  all figured and began to join in  the laughter.  I'm suu our neighbours  thought they were listening to  the turned up volume of 'Hee  Haw', but in any case, we were  a long time in getting back to  sleep and it turned out to be the  best laugh of the whole trip.  And it's nice to be home!  Turning the sod on the future site of the Achievement Center Workshop are (left to  right): Terry Cormons, Mike Bujan, Alderman Larry Trainor, Mayor Boucher, Marge  David, Joe Lieber and Ed Hauka.  Scouts need support  by Ivan Smith, D.C.  Sunshine Coast District Council  Boy Scouts  SCOUTING on the Sunshine Coast encompasses boys  from five years to 23 years of  age, Pender Harbour to Port  Mellon. That's a lot of boys,  one of which is yours.  This Coast is ideal for the  "outing" in Scouting. We have  advantagesjust not available in  the city, The boys are active  and eager and it would be a  shame if they must be denied  the balance of this year's  programme and disbandment  Elphinstone Report  Monday was St. Patrick's  Day, the day when St. Patrick  brought Christianity to Ireland. Student Council took this  opportunity to commemorate  this event by having a 'Green  Day'! Many people came to  school dressed in different  shades of green. A most  interesting and memorable  day.  The rush is on the Yearbook  Committee to finish the annual ns their publication deadline is only a few days distant.  The last mir utc dash for grad  questionnaires, tiby pictures,  and candids is on.  The grads' carwash on Saturday, March 22, was a success.  There were many dirty cars  transformed to shining new  machines and a good time was  had by all.  On March 19 a 'Career's  Day' was held. People from all  kinds of occupations were at  our school.  They were very  friendly and helpful when they  talked to the students. There  were three sessions in the  morning. Session one started at  9:00 a.m. and ended at 10:15  a.m.; session two was from  10:15 a.m. until 11:15 a.m.;and  session three went from 11:15  a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Chatelech  and Pender Harbour students  joined Elphinstone students in  this effort put out by Mrs. Giza  and Ron Breadner. Thanks to  these two teachers. Some ofthe  representatives came from  occupations such as radio,  hairdressing, fish and wildlife,  forestry, automotive, interior  decorating, and many, many  more.  On March 20, Mr. Heathey's  Law II class went to the  Robson Square Courthouse.  They talked to Judge Paris of  the County Court, and in the  afternoon watched l'/i hours of  a trial. This was very interesting  as many people had never seen  the inside of a courthouse. The  trip was quite successful and  Mr. Heathey was pleased with  the enthusiasm of his students  and their reactions to this trip.  Canada's most bizarre poet  is back. Gordie Laidlaw is  coming to Elphinstone April  14. The Canadian Naden Band  is coming April 21, and Ro-  mane, a world famous hypnotist is coming to Elphinstone  April 24.  next year due to lack of  support.  PARENTS! It is already  happening! The situation is  critical and disbandment has  already happened in Roberts  Creek. Of course, the disappointed boy there wasn't yours.  Gibsons has lost a veteran cub  leader of 10 years, WHY? It's  lonely out there all by yourself  with 36 of your boys. Sechelt,  Wilson Creek and Pender  Harbour are functioning without group committee support.  TRUE, there are a lot of  hardworking, dedicated people, but they can't do it alone.  Overwork and lack of support  are causing many to leave the  Scouting family. We know you  have jobs and other family  commitments, but so do our  volunteer leaders and dedicated group committee workers.  You ask why do they bother if  they're so overworked? Many  of our people are asking  themselves the same question.  The answer, they care about the  youth of this community. A  leader recently received a gift of  appreciation from his boys. His  reply, "You're not the only ones  having fun."  Talk to your son, is he really  keen and eager, is cubbing or  scouting important to him,  then maybe you can help. It's  not important if you can give  only a little of your time, but  every little bit helps to take the  burden off our leaders. How  about volunteering to drive on  an outing, phoning to keep  others in your area informed,  volunteer once a month to  organize a game or talk to the  boys about something you  know. How about helping or  planning a fund-raising scheme  so the boys can have equipment, have a weiner roast.  BOREDOM only happens  because your leaders lack time  and assistance.  Check in your area, see  where you can best help.  Training is not important. At  this time enthusiasm is!!  PLEASE, FOLKS, YOUR  BOYS NEED YOUR HELP  NOW!  For further information  contact District Commissioner  Ivan Smith, 885-9673 or Bud  Norris, Acting Assistant Commissioner, 886-2291.  To those who have already  responded to local appeals,  MANY THANKS.  Gibsons Auxiliary  Chatelech future  (cont'd.)  meeting the floor was finally  thrown open to general observations and parents from Halfmoon Bay and Davis Bay  stressed that they wanted their  children to attend Chatelech  next year. Tim Frizzell of Davis  Bay said that he personally  favoured small schools and  suggested a pilot project for a  small number of Grade It's at  Chatelech next year. "The  courses can be organized," said  Frizzell. "The Management  Committee could  rise to the  Sechelt  friction  (cont'd)  being considered for rezoning.  As no action had been taken on  the rezoning, the money was  refunded as requested by  Pebble Holdings.  Alderman Hall was of the  opinion that the funds should  have been forfeited to the  Village. He also suggested that  the deposit could have been  considered as a means of  buying a rezoning and would  leave strings atta';iid in the  event that it had been approved.  Alderman MacDonald felt  that these remarks were a  reflection on his position as  Chairman of the Committee  considering the application at  the time and a reflection on his  present position as Chairman  of the Finance Committee.  It was moved by Alderman  MacDonald, seconded by  Alderman Stelck, that the  refund be approved. Alderman  Hall voted contrary to the  motion. The refunding was  approved.  challenge. It's only a matter of  addressing yourselves to the  problem."  In conversation with the  Coast News after the meeting  parents of Indian students said  that it was really important to  them to have their children  attend school in Sechelt next  year. "We have so many dropouts. If our kids skip school in  Sechelt we can find them. In  Gibsons we are helpless."  by Elizabeth Johnston  The March meeting of the  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary  was held al the Calvary Baptist  Church on Wednesday, March  5, 1980, with 15 members  present. President Jean Long-  ley presided. Secretary Pearl  Dove read the minutes of the  last meeting, andTreasurer  Violet Harris read the Treasurer's report.  All volunteer groups made  an excellent showing this  month. The Gift Shop, Thrift  Shop, Extended Care Unit,  Physiotherapy, Library, Flower, Phoning Committee, and  knitting ladies are to be  congratulated.  A lovely collection of baby  clothes was on display at the  meeting, and there is always a  large demand for these. If there  are any members who do not  knit now, but feel they would  like to do so, please contact  Kay  Wall,    886-2166. Annie  Metcalfe, heading our Extended Care Unit volunteers, would  also be grateful for helpers.  Annie is at 886-2810. Gibsons  E.C.U. volunteers will host  April birthdays this year.  A motion was put forward  and seconded to send two  delegates to the B.C.A.H.A.  convention in Vancouver from  March 13 to 15, 1980.  We would appreciate fund-  raising ideas for the spring/  summer period and member  Joan Rigby has offered to be  responsible for a 'suggestion  box'���Verla Hobson of the  Ways and Means Committee  will also be looking for ideas.  An excellent idea. Please bring  your suggestions on a slip of  paper to the next meeting.  The Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary will cater to the Lions Club  dinner on March 25.  Member Nancy Strandt suggested that small gifts could be  made and donated by members  to   be  used  as  prizes  for  ifk-k'k'frk'k k A A A A A A A'A^'kAAA'k'k'Mr'kAAA A A A AAAA A A A AA'AAAAirAitAAAit  CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP      I  t  ��� ���   *  *  Peninsula Cleaners  Terry and Jenny Amiel  would like to thank the people of the Sunshine Coast  (or their patronage over the past years, and hope they will  continue to do business with the  New Owner  PETER WILSON  *  ���������A*��A��AAAA��A������*����****��**A**<  �����****������*****  Extended Care Unit residents'  games. No candy, please. The  new games, such as carpet  bowls, horseshoes, etc., are an  incentive for exercise, and little  prizes for the winners would  add to the fun.  The Annual Hospital Auxiliaries Volunteers' meeting was  held on Tuesday, March 4.  1980, at St. Hilda's Hall,  Sechelt, with five Gibsons  members present. The speakers  were excellent, and there was  much lively discussion. Director of Nurses, Diana Kearney,  congratulated all volunteer  workers foi their efforts during  the past year. There was much  enthusiasm over the projects  being undertaken on behalf of  the residents in the Extended  Care Unit.  The next meeting of the  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary  will be held at the Calvary  Baptist Church on Wednesday,  April 2, 1980.  Achievement  Centre start  Present at a sod-turning  ceremony held on March 22nd  at the future site of the  Achievement Center Workshop on Industrial Way in  Gibsons were Ed Hauka,  Supervisor of the Achievement  Center Workshop, Assistant  Supervisor Joe Lieber, Marge  David, Vice President of the  Sechelt and District Association for Retarded Children,  Director Mike Bujan, Mayor  Boucher of Sechelt, Alderman  Larry Trainor, representing  Mayor Goddard of Gibsons,  and Terry Corman, representing the Ministry of Human  Resources.  "We are very proud to be  erecting a building of our own,"  said Mike Bujan. "The service  clubs in the area have been our  strongest support since the  inception twelve years ago."  Apart from the service clubs,  the Association's single largest  source of funds are the yellow  "Flower of Hope" donation  envelopes which are mailed  out, containing sunflower  seeds, each year. The envelopes  will be appearing in your mail  soon.  General Meeting Open To Public  Gibsons Legion Hall  March 26,1980 7:30 p.m.  Guest Speaker: Jim Price  ���on:  "Tourism &  Tourism Promotion"  Are you missing the boat on a  multi-million dollar business?  Gibsons & District Chamber of Commerce  Sponsors of:  Tourism & Business Information Centre.  *#s  Dealer for:  HOMELITE  Chainsaws &  String Trimmers  ARIENS Garden Tractors  & Cultivators  TORO Lawnmowcrs  SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  & MODELS  Chains &  Lawnmowers  Sharpened  886-2912  Gibsons  Lawn Mower ��"  Chain Saw Service  GIBSONS INDUSTRIAL PARK  VLASSIFIEIJJWS  A Budget  that benefits all  British Columbians.  and meets the  challenge of the 80s  "This budget represents a strong statement of confidence in British Columbia. It is a  budget which builds for our people in the 1980s and prepares for the opportunities  and challenges ahead." Honourable Hugh A. Curtis  Minister of Finance  Thanks to a strong economy and carefully planned programs, over the next  12 months your provincial government will spend:  $906 on health and social services for each British Columbian.  $1,963 (or each patient in acute care hospitals in British Columbia.  $1,394 on education costs for each public school student in the province.  $4,344 on education costs for each university, college and vocational  school student.  $405 per household on direct aid to municipalities throughout British Columbia,  in addition to the Home-Owner Grant.  $189 per person on provincial highways, roads and bridges.  This is a budget for the 80s which serves the people of British Columbia in a  responsible, sensitive and forward looking way.  For the full text on the new Provincial Budget and all the details, write:  Provincial Budget  % Ministry of Finance  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V1X4  Province of British Columbia  Ministry of Finance  Now the famous Fisher Stoves are  10%  OFF  &  TAX  FREE  for example...  FIREPLACEpdpcaqpq' |;  INSERT  Reg. $755.00  Now $679.50  SAVE $75.50  GRANDMA  BEAR  Reg. $569.00  Now $512.10  SAVE $56.90  ALL MODELS 10% OFF  (i ),G00D SELECTION IN STOCK  A J&C ELECTRONICS  H      In the Trail Bay Centre, Sechelt        885-2568 tons  ilcUia  '  ���  1 1  1    ������!  %*  ^El  p���� ,  ii  mW-     mW-  Mr 'Am  ��� 4l     J^'  ��� j^' '  WA  B.Vfc  mid  mAJ  m{  fc^%    ������  u  Coast News, March 25, 1980  Members of the S.I.B. After School Programme visited  the Coast News office for a tour of the operation last  week. "  Tomcats prowl  At the Gibsons Council  meeting on Tuesday, March 18,  Alderman Stu Metcalfe expressed concern over the  activities of stray cats in the  Lower Village. Alderman Metcalfe said he has received  several reports of tomcats  creating a disturbance and  leaving an offensive smell in  their wake.  "Turn the dogs loose," suggested Alderman Fitchett.  Some doubt was expressed  by other members of Council as  to whether the by-laws cover  the disposal of cats, as opposed  to dogs, but Alderman Larry  Trainor assured Council that  the City of Vancouver deals  with thousands of stray cats  each year under similar statutes, which may derive originally from 16th Century English  Common Law.  Mayor Lorraine Goddard  inquired about the exact location of the complaints. "I've  had one specific complaint  from the area around Bals  Lane," Alderman Metcalfe  replied.  DkMM IIDC   OCT)     -r���  _/om_J  NOTICE BOARD  Phone 886-2622  886-7617  Sponsored as a Public Service by the Coast News.  Wilson Creek Community Reading Centre  Open every Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 430 p.m. For enquiries call  685-9024. Hall rentals call Reg Robinson, 885-9024.  Elphlnstone Pioneer Museum Society  The Annual General Meeting of the Elphinstone Pioneer Museum  Society will be held on March 18th at the Museum Building in  Gibsons, 7:30 p.m.  SPCA General Meeting  March 19,8:00 p.m.. Rod & Gun Club, Wilson Creek, Field Road.  Everyone welcome.  Roberts Creek Community Astoclitlon  Annual Meeting 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 19. Roberts Creek  Community Hall.  Sunshine Coast Volunteer Bureau Workshop  On the Rights and Responsibilities of Volunteers. March 28,9:00  a.m. Holy Family Catholic Church Hall, Sechelt. Register in  advance at 885-5881.  The Full Gospel Businessman Fellowship  International Dinner Banquet  at 6:00 p.m. on the 29th of March at the Peninsula Hotel.  Organizational breakfast meeting, 9:30 a.m. on the 29th of March.  Tickets available at 886-9193 or 886-9774.  Israel Tour  ��� April 21 an 11 day trip to the Holy Land. Assistant host Pastor  Nancy Dykes For Information please call 886-2660. #11  Bridge  Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Kin Hut, Dougal Park.  O.A.P.O. Branch #38, Gibsons  Club meetings - 1st Monday of the month. 2 p.m. at Harmony  Halt. Social Tea & Bingo - 2nd and 3rd Mondays of the month, 2  p.m. Harmony Hall Carpet Bowling & Darts- every Wednesday. 1  p.m. at Harmony Hall. Phone 886-9567 for information.  Tot Lot ��� Roberts Creek Elementary School  Monday, Wednesday, Friday. 9:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.. (except  School holidays) in Gymnasium. Phone885-3434or886-2311 for  information.  Gibsons Tot Lot  Every Friday, 9 30 am to 11:30 am. Gibsons United Church *Ha!l.  Call Eileen. 886-9411 for information TFN  Sechell Garden Club  Meets first Wednesday of every month, 7:30 p.m., St. Hilda'sHall.  Sechelt  Sunshine Lapidary A Cratt Club  Club meets 1st Wednesday every month at 7:30 p.m. For information phone 885-2375 or 886-9204. tfn  Country Stars Square Dance Club  Dancing every Friday night 8 -  11   at the Roberts Creek  Elementary School. 886-8027  Bridge at Sunshine Coast Golf Ctub  Games will be held the first and third Tuesdays of each month  at the Golf Club, starting promplty at 7:30 p.m.  Sunshine Coaat Arts Council  Regular meeting 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the  Arts Center in Sechelt. T.F.N.  Public Bingo At Harmony Hall, Gibsons  Every Thursday evening, starting at 7:45 p.m. For information  phone 886-9567  Wilson Creek Community Association  Meeting 2nd Monday each month at Wilson Creek Hall, 8:00 p.m.  Thrift Shop  Every Friday. 1���3 p m. Thnfl Shop. Gibsons United Church base-  ment Al-Anon Meeting  Every Thursday m Gibsons at 8:00 p.m   For information call 886-  9569 or 886-9037  Bargain Barn  The Bargain Barn ot the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary  ib open on Thursday and Saturday afternoons from 100 until  3 31 T.F.N.  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary  Second Monday of each month���11 a.m. St. Aidan's Hall.  Swap Meet and Craft Fair  First Saturday of every month at Madeira Park Community Hall,  10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. Call 863-9258 or 683-9375 tor table bookings  or arrive before 10.00a.m.  Western Weight Controllers  Now meets every Thursday at 1 p.m in the Armour's Beach  Athletic Hall, Gibsons New members welcome.  Sunshine Coast Navy League of Canada  Cadets and Wrenettes ages 10 to 13 will again meet Tuesday  nights. 7.00 - 9:00 p.m.. United Church Hall. Gibsons  New  recruits welcomed.  Pender Harbour Library  Every month new books are added to the Library Tuesday and  Thursday. 1 30 to 3 30 and Saturday 1:30 to 4 00 are the Library  hours  Watch for date ol Kiwanis Auction Sate end of April  All proceeds to go towards our new "Care Home Centre".  For information phone 886-7735  The Elphlnstone Pioneer Museum  Is open Saturdays trom 2 00 to 4 00 pm. for special tours. Phone  Sheila Kitson alter 5 00 p m at 886-9335  Women's Aglow Fellowship  Meet every third Tuesday of the month at HARMONY HALL in  Gibsons. Ladies of all ages welcome.  Phone 886-7426  information.  xmvifM\\\\\ii\\v/jmwA\HffK Coast News, March 25, 1980  KEN  LLCKy  DCLLAC fCCDS  OVERLOOKING BEAUTIFUL GIBSONS HARBOUR  PRODUCE  pf'"-W   ���,������'���..  Mexican  TOMATOES  Mexican  TOMATOES  ... 28 oz. Basket  CUCUMBERS    3/$1.00  Sunkist navel fl     #4*41    aft aft  ORANOES^eseffs/51.00  BAKECy  e**w��^  Mrs. Willman's  R Hot Cross Buns     Pkgo��$i.i9  Torpedo Buns ��*-. 88^  You have only a few days of freedom left after  reading this. Peace and quiet are about to become  things of the past. No more will you be able to sneak  read a chapter of your latest novel when you should be  cleaning the windows. Make the most ol your  remaining days for next week you will have to battle  with the legions of All Engulfing Stomachs���Yes,  THEY will be home for a whole week. You'll need all  your free time to maintain your sanity so why not try  this quick and easy recipe that you can mix up in  advances it's guaranteed to be a filler.  Hamburger Hodge-Podge  IJ lb. ground beef 1 can condensed cream  j 2 cups uncooked noodles   of vegetable soup  1 14 oz. can tomatoes      I cup water  2 cups shredded cabbage 1 teaspoon minced onion  1 cup sliced raw carrots   1/2 teaspoon salt  pepper  1. Brown the ground beef. Break up into small  chunks and place in casserole dish.  2. Add all other ingredients���stir up well and cover.  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.  \ Try serving it with a green salad containing lots of  chopped parsley and well washed, torn up dandelion  leaves^ Your family should remain silent for at least 5  minutesL  Maybe you intend travelling en famille���never an  experience without trauma. People even write books  on how to travel with kids and keep your cool.  Surprise presents seem to work for a while though a  battle between model soldiers can be a bit disturbing.  Personally, I die inside at the mention of "I Spy". Of  course, there's always that story telling game where  each member of the family takes a turn at telling a  segment of some ongoing saga stopping at the  cliffhanger so that the next person in line can continue.  Somehow it's always the driver's turn when one is  either lost in the freeway jungle or when the fire engine  is bearing down on one in the midst of the rush hour  and there's nowhere to go. In such moments it seems  better to glue one's mouth shut rather than let the  expletives fly. Musn't warp the children's minds. The  following recipe may help  Glue-bar  3/4 cup margarine     1/2 teaspoon salt  1/2 cup brown sugar 4 1/2 cups granola  1/2 cup honey 2/3 cups chopped walnuts  1 teaspoon vanilla     1 teaspoon grated orange rind.  1. Grease a 15 x 10 inch baking pan thoroughly.  2. melt margarine and remove from heat.  3. Stir in sugar, honey, vanilla and salt.  4. Add granola, nuts and orange rind.  5. Put in pan and press down firmly.  6. Bake at 400 degrees until brown and bubbly for 12-  15 minutes.  Cool completely, then cut into bars with a sharp  knife. Thank you, Hilda. Have a happy  holiday everyone. Nest Lewis  'ormer Home Economics teacher)  Salada amamA  tea bags *.89*  French's Prepared mm\m  mustard 2Mmlfl3��  Cranberry or Cranapple m      m\mh  COCHldll Ocean Spray 1.11 litres * 1 lUV  Bicks Manzanilla ^ _   #Mfc  Oil UBS Loose Pack 341 ml  * I iVV  Purina Asst'd. Flavours ��� _   mm\  tender unties ^Jl.19  E.D.Smith Blueberry & Cherry A       _  pie filling ��� M-SB  Libbys Deep Brown ap ap A  beans mm, 55q  With Pork or In Tomato Sauce  Libbys ������.  spaghetti �����, 55c  In Tomato Sauce  Libbys Red Mm\n  Kidney beans M���, 49c  Libbys Diced A  ��m\m\m  beets J98m, 2/99��  Neilsons ��� _   ^ _  chocolate bars Ban*d * s��1.99  Asst'd. Family Bars :  Scott Family mm\m  napKlns .,49*  cAicy  Palm       Assorted Flavours  ice cream    .���*  * The best-you bet    * There is a difference  $1.79  Becel  margarine  454 gm  Fraser Vale Fancy ama% m  D68S  907gm 88^  Swansons m\mm  meat pies =,,�� ooq  Chicken, Beef or Turkey  Clean Johe section  The mother said firmly, "If you two boys can't agree and be quiet, I shall  take your pie away."  The younger one replied, "But, Mother, we do agree; Bill wants the  biggest piece, and so do I!"  law, item bv item, we do more for you In  providing uarietv. Quality and friendly service.  Gower Point Rd., Gibsons  Free Delivery to the Wharf     886*2257  May's  886-2715  Flowering  BEDDING PLANTS  Pansies, Primroses,  & Petunias      A  Jusl in time (or Easter!  BUNNY  ELFS  '5.95  886-8385 Coast News, March 25, 1980  HOtJUftV  AHEAD  Prices Effective:       Open Fridays til 7 p.m.  Wed. ��� Sun.        Open Sundays & Holidays  March26th��� 30th     10a.m. 5pm.  Dollar  Glad AAA  sandwich bags       *. 69��  Sunspun Fancy French Cut ^ igk^n  green beans    ...����,, 2/95��  Kelloggs A_   migm  rice Krlspies     ���gm*1.69  Roy-All A _    _ n  luncheon meat    M,. '1.19  macaroni and        4 ..n.  cheese...Kra(")i���er m& c/iWf  Colonial ��� _   a%*m  COOHIuS  Ass'td. Variety 454 gm V I a aC9  powder detergent    $2.99  Northern Gold ^ _   __  granola bars     M,m��1.29  Asst'd. Flavours  chichen noodle ..c  SOUP ..<*���� 120gn>    M  chichen or beet      t  in-a-mug .��*��      ����. *z.i8  Coast ai||A  bath soap ��,. 59q  dog food ,oZ2/99c  tfftl"  Timely and pleasing assortment of  Men's, Boys', Ladies' and Children's Socks  men's McGregor socks  Superwork Wool 60%, Nylon 40%  Plain Dark Shades  Fits Sizes 10-13  Pair  Save 11.00  youths' McGregor  Happy Foot  82% Cotton, 18% Nylon  Striped In Popular Colours  Fits Sizes 8-101/!  M  �����'        Pair  Save '1.00  Kitchen Craft  Non-Stick  Fry Pans  Diswasher Safe  Reg. s7.95  mm\K  Plastic Utility (Multi-Purpose)  wash Tubs  Reg. '1.99  Save *3.00  MEAT  .^"'"'  Gov't Inspected Canada Grade i\  Aft   Mm%  RUMP ROAST    J2M  Fresh, Grain Fed  PORK SIDE  SPARERIBS  *i.a9  Fresh Frozen .    lb. Aj    #fcft  COD FILLETS $ 1.69  Grain Fed A|    ill  PORK STEAKS,*! .19  Family Pak  SHOP EARLY FOR BEST SELECTIONS OF EASTER BUHHV GOODIES!  ��� i      :wiar�� i   i    -  ggg  We will be closed Good Friday  and Easter Sunday  Open as usual Easter Monday  1 -��*  Parking Nightmare  SHCP TALK  by Bill Edney  <apx  I awoke the other night from a nightmare having  to do with parking in the Gibsons Harbour area.  There were cars everywhere, crawling along like an  army of insects. And there was I, with club in hand,  standing at my parking lot entrance trying to keep  out those who were NOT coming to shop in our  store.  Distasteful? Yesl In reality, though, a very likely  thing if the present trend is not rectified very soon.  The Gibsons Harbour Business Association last  week petitioned the Planning Committee of Council  to take an option on the Ce-op property���for use as  a pooled parking lot. Even with the Co-op out of  business, the Co-op lot is full of cars most of the  time. Small wonder then that the Co-op found it  difficult to sustain necessary traffic for its business.  Then, too, many of our surrounding business  owners and employees are too lazy to park on the  side street or back lanes, preferring instead to take  up available space on the business street. Tourists,  taking the scenic route from the ferries via Gibsons  Harbour, land up here with no where to stop. This  year CBC will be opening up Molly's Reach as a  local point of interest. This is excellent. Where will  they stop?  But hang in there, I'm not near finished yet! We  have been given to understand that the wharf is in  dangerous condition. I'm sure we've all seen and felt  it sway when a strong Squamish is blowing. Well, it  is to be repaired, and all parking thereon will be  forbidden. It parks regularly around 40 vehicles.  Where will they go?  The bank lot, too, is frequently impossible to get  into. The streets are full, and the wharf is full. There  are businesses adjacent to the Co-op lot who have  little or no parking and can't provide it. Our  customers are complaining that they frequently  can't get into our lot or park on the streets near our  store. We have come to work from lunch at times,  and seeing the lot full of cars, thought the store to be  busy���only to learn the car owners were in the  Omega or the Heron for lunch. In the springtime,  people from all over use our lot to shop at Murray's.  We are so divided among ourselves in this  community that it is virtually impossible to get  corrective action from 'city hall'. There they are  continually pestered by vocal self-interest groups,  pushed and pulled, hardly knowing which way to  go. They wisely secured land for luture use as  marina parking and have been pilloried for that. I  believe the peopleweelect should run our business  firmly, fairly, and in our community's best interests  We, the people need to give them that kind of  support.  The solutions to parking, in any area where land is  scarce, and values are high, is to establish  corporation parking, owned and controlled by the  municipality, but run on a self-financing basis.  The Lower Gibsons area is desperately in need of  this kind of parking and a parking by-law that is  enforced. The upper commercial area is rapidly  getting into the same positions. The old Sunnycrest  parking lot is full much of the time, and oft times with  cars for which no space can be found in front of the  Cedars Inn. At the Cedars Mall I have on more than  one occasion found it difficult to park when desiring  to visit upstairs tenants on business.  We need constructive input from the citizenry  very badly to support our Council in the short and  'long range planrjing that must be done now, while  vacant land exists. It doesn't need to cost us as  taxpayers. It will make it more convenient for all of  us. and be of immense benefit to the economic base  of the business community.  My information is that the Co-op lot is likely to be  purchased for a business enterprise that will  compound the problem instead of alleviate the  present parking stresses.  Shop with confidence. Our prices are uery competitlue.  Ule will not he undersold on these advertised Items.  We fully guarantee everything we sell to he satisfactory.  or money cheerfully refunded.  ���  *- ****tt^-a-���. Coast News, March 25, 1980  Hockey League  Final League Standings  Cozy Court Bruins  Anderson A's  Roberts Creek  Gibsons  Pender  GP  20  20  20  20  16  8  10  13  12  PTS  39  22  19  13  7  Minor Hockey Association  Saturday Semi-Finals   March 15th  Pup Division        Kinsmen Canucks Svs    La Caravana 2  Atom Tyee Flyen 1        vs    Elphi Rec 0  Peewee Standard Oilers 3 vs     Trail Bay Sports 3  This game went into five periods of overtime without a score so  Standard Oilers won it by the League standings.  Sunshine Motor 2 vs    Twin Creek 1  SSC Credit Union 5vs  'he Spring Curling Bonspiel got underway at the Sechelt Arena this weekend.  iveryone had a great time, except the gentleman who had a bit of trouble avoiding the  ocks in the right hand rink. Results will be in next week's paper.  Strikes and spares  by Dud Mulcaster  Thirty-five of our bowlers  .nt to Garibaldi Lanes in  lliamish last Sunday to bowl  i the zone finals of the  ilional Classified Tourna-  .iil. The top bowler in each  issification then forms a team  id carries on to the Regional  nals,  Debbie McDonald was top  iwler in her classification,  lling a 687 triple and is our  ily rep for the ladies. Judith  ���.'nee was second in her class  illing 644 and Bonnie  cConnell was third in class 5  lling 740.  The men fared better with  ihn Wilson winning class 1  .tti a 576 triple, ArmanWold  von class 3 with a 656 triple  md Jeff Mulcaster won class 5  ���lling an 852 triple. Second  .ices went to Ed Kingston,  ;'rald Martin, Brian Butcher  id Don Slack.  In league action, Jane Coates  lied a 308 single in the Classic  .ague and Bev Drombolis a  17 in the Tuesday Coffee  .-ague. In the Gibsons 'A',  ;mcy Carby rolled a 303  lgle, Andy Spencea 305, Don  ep a 314 and Lome Christie  123. Nora Solinsky rolled a  3 game in the Wednesday  iffee League. Freeman  :ynolds a 303 in the Ball and  lain, Dot Robinson the  ghest single ofthe week with  340 ganie and Henry Hinz  lied a 335 single and an 840  pic in the Puntastique  ague. In the Legion League  on Slack had a 302 single and  'en Hanchar rolled a 302  lgle in the Junior Youth  iwling Council League.  Highest Scores:  asdav Coffee:  Nora Solinsky 230-659  Mary Carmichael 293-677  vingers:  Margaret Fearn 238-572  George Lansford 227-616  ibsons 'A':  Dot Robinson  Henry Hinz  Legion:  Debbie Newman  Kim Price  Don Slack  Youth Bowling Council  Bantams:  Bantam  Midget  Sunday finals  Pup Division  Atom  Peewee  Bantam  Midget    H   Minor Hockey Final Standings  Pup Division  Legion 140  Kinsmen Kinucks  La Caravana Lasers  Peewee Division  Legion 109  Standard Oilers  Trail Bay Sports  March 16th  Legion 140 8  T&T Truckers 4  Legion 109 4  G.Ts5  Weldwood 2  W  14  10  1  W  9  8  6  Super Valu 2  Kinsmen Canucks 1  Tyee Flyers 3  Standard Oilers 3  Sunshine Motors 2  SSC Credit Union 5  L  4  7  8  L  7  7  9  T  2  3  1  T  4  5  5  PTS  30  23  3  PTS  22  21  21  Mary Braun  Pat Prest  Nancy Carby  Andy Spence  Bob Ford  Don Sleep  Terry Cormons  Lome Christie  cdncsday Coffee:  Penny McClymont  Sharon Vcncchuk  Norn S 'linsky  muli Offs:  Use loss  Carol Tetzlaff  Ciail Mulcaster  ill & Chain:  Gloria Tuurigny  Brian Butcher  Don Slack  Freeman Reynolds  mntastiquc:  Mavis Stanley  267-692  262-726  303-737  305-710  261-728  314-757  281-788  323-797  263-679  239-684  313-719  215-626  232-627  232-644  236-662  276-727  259-737  303-786  224-650  Used Furniture  and What Have You  AL'S USED  FURNITURE  886-2812  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  340-747  335-840  269-635  226-648  302-676  Nedeen Skinner  Sean Tetzlaff  Juniors:  Cheri Adams  Glen Hanchar  Seniors:  Laurie Ford  Dean Arrigo  215-477  234-598  235-615  302-615  214-547  203-585  Golf news  by Ernie Hume  Raiders explode  by Barnibus & Co.  On March 16, the Canfor  Raiders defeated Sechelt U-  nited 5-0. The game was called  early after the United's Bill  Allen was given a red card and  a 3-game suspension for unsportsmanlike conduct.  The local yokels chalked up  two points to inch a third place  finish in the league standings.  Congratulations to Bob Crosby on his second shutout of the  season. Dave White played \vell_  as he popped in four goals. Al  Braun scored the other goal.  Duncan Campbell also played  a knockout game.  It was a beautiful sunny  afternoon on Sunday, March  23 when the Raiders swept past  the Sechelt Redskins 8-1. At the  half it was 2-1. The rout over  the tired Sechelt side began in  the second half with Dave  White machine-gunning 5  goals past the shell-shocked  Redskin goalie. Geoff Devine,  Bob Weston and Robb Stevens  scored the remaining Gibsons  goals with Adrian Dixon  Scoring for Sechelt. The Raiders played an aggressive  attacking style that led to shot  after shot on goal. Duncan  Campbell played a standup  game as did Stan Salmon, Dan  Paul and Art Dew. Coach, Jim  Burns attributed the increased  scoring to the new 4-3-3  formation. He also had praise  for Doug Jamieson and Lyle  Blomgren.  Next Sunday, March JO.jthe  Canfor Raiders meet first place  Sechelt Chiefs at Langdale field  at 12 noon. If the field is  unsuitable due to weather  conditions the game will be  played at Elphinstone.  League Standings  Team  Sechelt Chiefs  Wakefield Stompers  Canfor Raiders  Sechelt United  Sechelt Redskins  Pender Harbour  Bananas  PTS  24  23  17  11  9  Ladies Opening Golf Tournament kicks off on April 1. A  good turnout is expected. The  following Tuesday a 9-Hole  Tournament and Luncheon  has been arranged. The Mixed  Twilite will start on Monday,  May 5, with the men following  on Wednesday, May 7. Jim  Munro is busy arranging the  Men's Spring Medal Play  Tournament scheduled for  Sunday, April 13.  The Directors have  approved a new and larger  storage warehouse which will  be started soon. This project  has been required for some,  time.  Twelve 2-man teams journeyed to Gleneagles on Sunday, March 16 for an interclub  match. Gleneagles golfers  managed to come up with' a  victory and provided a fine  lunch. Sunshine Coast will  return the lunch and expect to  reverse the results ofthe match,  with the help of local knowledge and better weather.  The membership drive is not  progressing as fast as expected  this last couple of months. Let's  get busy and correct this  situation by signing up some  new members.  Some new small projects will  be undertaken soon, with the  WATERBEDS and  CUSTOM DRAPES  Complete Line of Samples  doniodown quilts  Custom Bedspreads  Waterbed Bedding  Feather & Polyester Pillows  Queens & Kings, from *9.��* up  Free Estimates  No Obligations  improvement of the top end of  the parking area and completion of the lattice work on  the clubhouse deck, plus some  upgrading of the road at the  back of the clubhouse. A host  meeting will be called soon to  once again acquaint our hosts  with some ofthe changes in the  daily operation of the clubhouse and a refresher course on  how to operate the fire fighting  equipment.  SCMHL Play-Offs Underway  Games #1 and tti are  underway in the two semi-final  Men's Hockey Play-offs. The  best of three series begins with  the second place Anderson A's  meeting the third place  finishers Roberts Creek. In the  other series it is undefeated  Cozy Court Bruins squaring off  with Gibsons.  At stake is the "Rick  Radymski Sr. Memorial  Trophy" emblematic of the  Men's Hockey Champion on  the Sunshine Coast.  Should either semi-final  series require a third and  deciding game, it will be played  Wednesday, March 26. The  finals will begin Thursday,  March 27 at 8:00 p.m. with the  second game Saturday evening  at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday at  6:45 p.m. if necessary.  n  Freezing Cold?  Fuel Bills Sky High?  Convert Your  Existing Single  Glazed Windows  to Double Glazed.  The 3rd Annual  APRIL FOOLS DAY RUN  Gibsons to...Sechelt?  Saturday. March 29th  9:00 a.m.  Elphinstone School  Gibsons swimming Pool  Easter and soring Break  Pool schedule  Saturday, March 29,1980  9:00 a.m. -12:00 NoonRLSS Bronze Cross Exam  1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.   Public Swimming  7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. Public Swimming  Sunday, March 30  12:00 Noon - 2:00 p.m.Family Swim  2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Public Swimming  7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. Adults Only Swim  Monday, March 31  6:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.    Early Bird Swim  8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. National Lifeguard Course  11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Noon Swim (All Ages)  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   National Lifeguard Course  3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Public Swimming  7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. Public Swimming  Tuesday, April 1  8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. National Lifeguard Course  11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Noon Swim (All Ages)  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   National Lifeguard Course  3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Public Swimming  7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. Public Swimming  Wednesday, April 2  6:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.    Early Bird Swim  10:30 a.m. National Lifeguard Course  ��� 1:00 p.m. Noon Swim (All Ages)  National Lifeguard Course  Public Swimming  Friday, April 4  Good Friday  Saturday, April 5  1:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.  7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.  Sunday, April 6  Easter Sunday  Monday, April 7  Easter Monday  Pool Closed  Public Swimming  Public Swimming  Pool Closed  Pool Closed  Tuesday, April 8  Return to Regular Schedule  Swimming Lessons  8:30 a.m.  11:30 a.m  1:00 p.m.  3:00 p.m.  7:00 p.m.  3:00 p.m.  5:00 p.m.  10:00 p.m.  Thursday, April 3  8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. National Lifeguard Course  9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Canfor Swim  11;30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Noon Swim (All Ages)  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. National Lifeguard Course  3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Public Swimming  7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Canfor Swim  9:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. Canfor Swim Adults Only  For further information regarding above  hours or lesson registration please phone  the Gibsons Swimming Pool during Public  Swimming Hours at 886-941S.  Registration commences  March 28  First come, first served ^sw^  ^Lfc  <��>      ^k  iwCT.  **WK*.ta-                                          ^Bfl  LW V^ T��W  ARSON      ^  ���^L                       I^L  . m  IFYOUHAVEANVWfOnMATWH                                       ^  PlfiASECAL'.. WCONFIDEHa  (tollf^ ZENITH 2222  09 VWJR LOCAL FIRE OR POllCE DEPAnTMfNT  ��  ���ess.7- ,    ���  HeHP;^:..  Hsff���*"''  LB.'i'^^^ffir^  %  JJ*j^iB��T*^'^  ���.    ���**''                                                            i  Bir>^  (PtB  At Harmony Hall  Coast News, March 25, 1980  On Friday, March 15, Gibsons firemen put out a fire in the stairwell on the third floor of  the Executive Apartments. The fire was set deliberately. This is not taken lightly, as is  indicated by the sign erected bv Fire Chief Carl Horner.  From Skelly in Ottawa  The west and the Liberals  hy Ray Skelly, MP  1 uesday, March 25, 1980  It is going to be interesting to  see how the Trudeau Liberals  deal with Western Canada.  Having been denied every  seat west of the Red River the  Liberals have been seeking  various cosmetic ways of  donning the mantle of a  national party. A "western  voice in government" has been  the concern of some political  commentators. Some sort of  token western representation  has been the aim of Liberal  Party leaders. These cosmetic  attempts have included the  elevation of the only re-elected  Liberal west of Ontario to  Cabinet rank, the appointment  of three western Senators to the  Cabinet and statements of  concern by the Prime Minister  about western alienation.  Western Canadians did not  vote bberal. In fact the Liberal'  vote in British Columbia,  contrary to the eastern trend,  actually declined in the Febru-'  ary election. The dangerous  assumption being made by  some political pundits and by  the Liberal Party is that  western Canada was and is out  of step with Ontario and  Quebec. The assumption  means that the Liberals view  western Canadians as having  made a mistake in not voting  for the present governing party.  The danger is that the  ultimate sovereignty of the  people through the exercise of  the vote is being ignored. The  other danger is that our  national political institutions  are going to be ignored.  Though the appointment of  Senators to Cabinet has been a  practice in some former governments (including the Clark  government, with accompanying Liberal criticism) and  although it is constitutionally  legal for a Prime Minister to  make such appointments, such  technical sleights of hand are  an affront to democracy. A  great deal of day to day  decision making and the government's spending decisions  are made by Cabinet. To  include Ministers who have not  been elected to public office  and who are not, therefore,  directly accountable to the  people is a sham. It is no less a  sham for the present Liberal  government than it was for Joe  Clark i ml Robert de Cotre six  morl.is :;go.  Platitudes from the Prime  Minister about western alienation are also a sham. During  past Liberal governments westerners saw only too clearly  that even when western Liberals were on the government  benches and in Cabinet the  concerns of the west were  ignored. Mr. Trudeau did  nothing about western issues  and western concerns in the  days of Otto Lang, Jack Davis,  Ron Basford, Iona Campanolo  and Jack Pearsall. There is little  reason to expect that he will do  anything about such issues and  concerns now.  The fact of the matter is that  western Canadians have clearly  expressed their political will.  Westerners have resoundingly  said, "we have no confidence in  Liberals, any Liberal, to speak  on   our  behalf  in   Ottawa".  Despite Liberal platitudes and  hand-wringing British Columbians have freely and decisively elected 28 Members of  Parliament to work for their  interest and concerns on the  federal level.  As a western Member of  Parliament I will do my utmost  to ensure that the federal  administration is kept informed of our needs and  concerns on the west coast:  your needs and concerns plus  those of the fishing industry,  forest industry, small business,  armed forces personnel, search  an J rescue, transport and local  government concerns. My  western colleagues will do the  same.  The Trudeau Liberals have  forgotted that the west elected a  variety of able spokespersons.  The Liberals, in their grandstand efforts to include "western representation in government" have also overlooked the  fact that Canada was established as a federal state to  compensate for the limitations  of any one political party.  Westerners are not only served  by the,government in Ottawa.  We are also served by the  governments in Winnipeg,  Regina, Edmonton and Victoria. The west will survive with,  or without, the Liberals. The  truly interesting question is:  How long can the Liberals  survive without the west?  I look forward to serving you  and Canada in the new Parliament.  by Irene Bushfield  The Gibsons Branch No. 38  of the O.A.P.O. held their  General Meeting on Monday  March 3 at 2:00 p.m. in  Harmony Hall. The chair was  taken by our vice-president Vic  Eckstein, in the absence of our  president, Gladys Coates, who  was on a well-earned vacation.  Looking back over the  February activities we have to  say that the highlight was the  Valentine Dinner Party held on  February 15 at the Royal  Canadian Legion Hall, put on  by the Ladies Auxiliary of  Branch No. 109. Every year  these ladies have invited the  Senior Citizens of this community to an evening of fun,  serving a delightful dinner and  providing entertainment afterwards. As always the dinner  was superb, and everyone  enjoyed the Scottish music, the  sing-along, the dancing and all  those prizes. A hearty vote of  thanks goes to those ladies, and  to the men who helped serve.  Our pot luck supper  was, as usual, a most enjoyable  affair. Getting together is all we  need to enjoy good food, good  company, and happy participation in the games of cards  and pool. Our next supper will  be held on March 22, starting at  6:00 p.m. so keep the date in  mind.  Our regular activities continue as usual. Every Tuesday 5  pin bowling starts at 1:30 p.m.  at Gibsons Bowling Lanes.  Carpet bowling and darts every  Wednesday afternoon, 1:00  p.m. at Harmony Hall. Public  bingo with a $100 jackpot is  held every Thursday evening at  7:45 p.m. at Harmony Hall.  Our Monday afternoon social  teas with bingo fall on March  10 and March 17 this month,  starting at 2:00 p.m. at Harmony Hall.  At our activity session this  month we plan to complete a  patchwork quilt which will be  the second prize in our Spring  A volunteer's responsibilities  .,��.., by Joan Cowderoy       -  The Rights and Responsibilities  of the Volunteer  Are you active as a volunteer  on the Coast? Can you be  realistic about what you can  give and what you can't? Do  you feel guilty saying "No"  when someone asks you to do  something you don't really  want to? What do you expect  when you work with an  organization as a volunteer?  Do you know what rights you  have in that position? What can  an organization expect of you?  Are you hesitant to say what  ^you  don't ' like  abolit  your,  "volunteer job? Do youleefyou"  would like to be more involved  in planning for your work.  If any of these questions are  important to you, join Donnie  Patterson and other volunteers for a stimulating and  challenging workshop at Holy  Family Catholic Church Hall  in Sechelt on Friday, March 28.  Donnie, a local resident, who  led a highly successful  workshop for volunteers in  one-to-one relationships earlier  this year with Jo-Anne  Bushnell, is currently working  on her degree in Counselling  Psychology   ai   U.B.C   H|r i  'expeVre'nce'wiftimalviaualsanif!  group workshops across the  province are a great asset and  we are priviledged to have her  with us once again.  Cost is $2 for the day from  9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Please  register in advance at 885-5881.  Bring along a bag lunch���if it's  a nice day we could hike to the  beach for lunch.  Easter  Floral  Arrangements  Easter Lillies  Hydrangeas  Gifts Arrangements  created  around your special gift.  Deliveries across the Peninsula  & around the World.  Raffle. Tickets for this Raffle  are on sale right now and the  draw will be at our Spring Tea  and Bazaar on April 26 at  Harmony Hall. First prize will  be a $50 food voucher.Third  prize is a framed picture  embroidered by Mel Eckstein.  We also have the tickets for  the Whistler Mountain Trip on  Wednesday, May 14. Tickets  are $6 each, phone 886-9567 for  reservations. The bus will leave  Gibsons Village at 8:30a.m. to  catch the 9:00 a.m. ferry. There  will be pick ups along the  Highway so please advise  where you want to be picked  up. It is possible we may extend  the trip to Pemberton if time  will allow.  The Reno Trip has been  brought forward to March 29.  Quite a few of our members are  looking forward to the trip.  Dave Hayward very kindly  came down to the Hall to  secure their bookings. Thanks,  Dave, for your care and  concern. They will return on  Good Friday of the Easter  weekend which is on April 14  this year. I take this opportunity to wish everyone a very  happy, happy Easter, may you  share in all the joys, the hopes,  and the blessed promises of the  Easter message, along with  those who will once again  contemplate the passion of our  Lord Jesus Christ, and rejoice  in His resurrection.  Now that the mild sunny  weather is with us, there is no  doubt that many of us will be in  our gardens, planting out and  sprucing up. We would remind  you to put aside any plants you  can spare for our Spring Sale  on Saturday, April 26. Our  John Holloway is looking after  the plant stall and he will  appreciate all that you can give.  Other donations that will be  much appreciated are items for  the bake table, home decorations, arts and crafts, and  White Elephant articles. Items  especially needed at this time of  * See our  Bargain Shelf  for good buys  NDP Bookstore  year are  vacationing and  camping equipment.  The month of April will be  an especially busy month for  us, what with Easter, the  Evening Dance on April 19  with Bill Malyea and a Pot  Luck Supper; and the Spring  Sale. The next General Meeting will be held on April 7  which is Easter Monday; do  hope you will turn out and help  plan our future activities.  Sunco  Printing  FOR ALL YOUR  PRINTING NEEDS  886-7614  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C.  tide tables  Reference:  Pacific  Point Atkinson  Standani Time  Wed. Mar. 26  Kri. Mar. XI  0300                14.4  0415                14 4  0910                  9.8  1025                 8.4  1340                11.8  1535               12.3  2015                 5.4  2150                5.8  Thurs. Mar. 27  Sal. Mar. 29  0340               14.4  0440                14 2  0950                9.1  1055                7.7  1450               11.9  1620               12.6  2110                5.6  2240                6.1  31  Sun. Mar. 30  0505  1115  1700  2305  Mon. Mar  "520  1140  1800  2350  Tues. April I  0545  1210  1835  GROCERIES FISHING TACKLE  SUNDRIES TIMEX WATCHES  Open 9���9  7 Days a Week  885-2926     $WanS0ll'S     885-5333  DiSDatCh WWW ����������������� WMmW   ** innnunlc  Swanson's Concrete Products Ltd  Accounts  Box 172  Sechelt, B.C.  VON SAO  Manufacture &  Sale of  suae tmns  "People obviously read  the Coast News,"  says Jean Kuer of  2}lowit6 & C/ift*  She announced her successful completion of Florists'  Transworld Delivery's (F.T.D.'s) course which designates her  as Master Florist Manager in last week's Coast News and  received numerous telephone calls and personal congratulatory  messages. (Of more than 18,000 F.T.D. florists, only 200 or so  have successfully completed this course).  Registration for the Basic Florist Design Course arranged by  Ann-Lynn Flowers & Gifts and publicized in the Coast News  was complete within four days ofthe newspaper's publication. It  obviously pays to advertize in the Sunshine Coast's first  newspaper.  YOUR   LOCALLY   OWNED   AND  iliif I1WI    PRODUCED NEWSPAPER SERVING THE ENTIRE SUNSHINE COAST  FROM EGMONT      TO PORT MELLON.  ~iMmmmmttmr-r-\ n   -����j��-v ���- -   -^���>������ 14.  Coast News, March 25, 1980  What a SHOE SALE!  '��� Come & see our  "20% OFF SALE PRICE"  Sidewalk Tables  ALL HANDBAGS  DonTs  Shoes  10% OFF "  886-2624  Sunnycrest Mall  mmMMmnwmmmmmmmmmimwm*0��W0mmmmm*mmmMm  NEW SPRING FABRICS  have arrived In time for  our SIDEWALK SALEI  QUILTED FABRIC  SUEDE CLOTH Many Colours!  POLY CORDS 60 in.  Reg. $10.99 yd. SPECIAL $6.99 yd.  GOOD BUYS ON REMNANTS!  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MANY "IN-STORE SPECIALS"  Inquire about our Evening Craft Classes  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre Gibsons    886-2525  Driftwood  Crafts  4ND  WMM  Hi  It's like finding cash  V %j/    on the sidewalk!  at  Richards  3rd Anniversary Celebration  SIDEWALK SALE:  MARCH 26 - APRIL 5  You'll find many great bargains  like these:  Dress Shirtsi  vUp to 50% OFF|  LGWG Cords j  _only $13.99  Jackets at Clearance Prices      \p%  * Plus some great K?  SURPRISE SPECIALS!       v<*  Richards  mens  wear Sunnycrest Mall 886-2116  Sunshine  WILL HAVE A GRAND DISPLAY  OF FMHIIMEMK HOKUM IKE OOOimiEOT MILl IS PORT OF  SUNNYCREST MALL'S 3rd BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION  SUHNVCREST SPECIALS r-  3DIRTY t . .   _ _  jus $14.95  1CLEAN ,^",#w  PRICE  car or light-duty track  SPRING TUNE UP SPECIAL  $26.95 $36.95 $46.95  LHUS     $10 QC  puts extra  ��� OIL CHANGE  ��� FILTER CHANGE  ���LUBEJOB  Most Cars or Light Trucks  Phone 885-5131  MDL #5792  4 cylinder  Complete tune-up includes:  ��� Thermo controlled air cleaner check.  ��� Carburetor choke and hoses check.  ��� Engine idle speed adjustment.  ��� Early fuel evaporation system check.  ��� Carburetor mounting torque check.  ��� Vacuum advance system and hoses check.  ��� Fuel filler replacement.  ��� Spark plug wires check.  ��� Idle slop solenoid and/or dashpol check.  6 cylinder 8 cylinder  Most cars and light-duty trucks. Parts extra.  ��� Spark plug replacement.  ��� Engine timing adjustment and distributor check.  ��� Air cleaner and PCV filter elements replacement.  ��� PCV valve replacement.  ��� Evaporation control system check, and filter replacement.  ��� l-uel cap. tank and lines check.  ��� Electrical svstem check, including starting &  charging systems.  ��� Cylinder balance check.  BEFORE IT  iVOU  H  3HK  Here's what we'll do  ��� Check thermostat  ��� Tighten clamps  ��� Inspect hoses  ��� Adjust belts  ��� Test radiator cap  ��� Check condition of coolant  and replace, if necessary  Most Cars or Light Trucks  A Sales Representative will be in attendance for this event which lasts from March 26 to April 5.   All of us at Sunshine GM congratulate the Sunnycrest merchants and wish them continued success Coast News, March 25, 1980  IT'S SUNNYCREST'S  3rd ANNIVERSARY  OVER  *2,000.��q  IN PRIZES!  Sunnycrest  says  "Thank you"  4th PRIZE  AM-FM Portable  CASSETTE  RADIO  Value *299.00  Contest closes April 5th  ^l  ba  GRAND PRIZE  21" ColourT��V��  2nd prize  am-fm STEREO  Value $799.00  Value $469.00  3rd prize  "TIDY CAR"  Rust-proofing      Under-coating  Upholstery-Guard-2  Preserv-a-shine  Value $459.00  March 26th - April 5th  SPECIAL EASTER HOURS:  Thurs. April 3rd OPEN 'til 9 p.m.  CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY  Sat. April 5th OPEN 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  No Purchase Necessary Must be 18 years or over to win  Winner must answer a Skill Testing Question  )  ^=-s  '��/**���  K  A  SUNNYCREST MALL  Gibsons  ;  32 Merchants to Serve You.  ��� ��� m " m m, n,mu    ��� ���������  (Joasi iwvvb, iviar ot i (��o, >aoO  Is it an omen? On the first day ol spring this magnificent bird landed in the center of  Lower Gibsons and looked over his kingdom.  On becoming a Rover  Ramblings of a Rover  by Dee Cee  It so happened that Jim had  at one time worked either in or  around Hamilton as he soon  found a place for us to stay  while we supposedly looked for  for a job. Our landlady was  Irish, a small birdlike woman in  her seventies and Jim warned  me that she was intensely  religious so to watch my  language when she was around.  We shared a room with two  cots and paid her a week's rent  in advance, which was $6.  The next day being Sunday  we slept till quite late and Jim,  feeling as always in need of a  drink, left to, as he put it, "case  the city", which' interpreted  meant to look for a bootlegger  or some dive where they served  home brew or other beverages  with an alcoholic content. I  don't know just how much  cash he had but I distinctly  remember that neither he nor I  posed much of a threat to the  Rockefellers, the Vanderbilts  or the Rothschilds, as I counted  my fortune out and it a-  mounted to $86.  I haven't set foot in Ontario  from many, many years but at  the time of which I write the  Puritan ethic seemed to prevail  and Sundays were deadly, as  far as I was concerned. No  stores or cinemas were open;  Prohibition being in force there  were no bars, taverns or clubs  to while away the time in and  the streets were deserted after  midnight Saturday. They might  as well have rolled the sidewalks and streets up and put  them away for the Sabbath  weekend. It seemed as if those  in authority thought that by  this total closure people would  flock to the churches and, for  all I know, perhaps they did as I  certainly wasn't present at any  of them to count the attendance  or comment on their congregations large or small. Oddly I  found the same situation many  years later, 1955 to be exact, in  Edmonton, Alberta, when  Premier Manning was in  power. The "Bluenoses" made  the laws and to hell with the  heathen if they didn't want to  fall in line and conform.  Anyway I spent most of that  Sunday in a park not too far  from where we roomed, ogling  the passing parade of girls and  waiting for Jim to return with a  bottle or jug ofthe Elixir that, if  it did nothing else, might  transform a very dull day into  something more bearable.  Unfortunately when he did  return late that night it was  small solace to me���he had  already consumed it!  Monday morning we split up  and commenced our search for  employment, reasoning that  way we would cover more  territory, but I cannot say my  heart was in it as I already had  taken a dislike to the city and  longed to get back to Montreal.  We met again around lunch  time and I could sense Jim was  discouraged too as all our  efforts had proved unsuccessful. In a mood of "to hell with it  all" we decided to get a bottle of  hooch, down some of it and  take in a movie to pass the  afternoon. It wasn't long  before Jim was back with the  bottle which had cost $4.1 can  truthfully say that in all my  years of uncivilized drinking I  had never encountered anything like it, not even the fiery,  vile tasting Arrack that I  attempted to drink pure in  Ceylon and India, at a much  later date. If the criterion ofthe  strength of a drink can be  judged by the expression "it  would burn in a lighter", then  this liquid dynamite far surpassed that measure as I am  certain it would not only have  served as fuel but in all  probability would have melted  or dissolved the metal!  I have only the dimmest  recollection of what the movie,  a Western starring Tom Mix,  was all about as we passed the  bottle back and forth, took a  gulp and a hasty swig of pop to  wash it down before we  choked. I remember it started  with the cowboys chasing the  Indians, then the scene changed  and the latter were chasing the  former but as the screen got  more and more blurred, I could  swear the horses were chasing  both parties and, with the  amount of gunfire going on, it  was a miracle if anything or  anyone survived at all! I do  AiiinDRIi  CEDRR  nUIIIEu      Product ot British Columbia  QUALITY LIVING WITH CEDAR  Every detail in a Lindal Cedar Home radiates gracious, yet sensible  living  And every  Lindal  floor plan permits almost unlimited design  flexibility Over 60 original plans are available. Each can be modified  to lit your particular needs and tastes. Or we can help you design  your very own plan.  Sales Office and Display Home in Horseshoe Bay   AliinQHb CEDRR MMIES   _M_ INDEPENDENTLY DISTRIBUTED BY  CN5 M.C. MacKenzie Limited  6342 Bay St., Horseshoe Bay  West Vancouver, B.C. V7W 2G9  (604)921-8010   921-9268  Enclosed is $3 for Planbook and Design Guide  Name   Street   City   Prov   Phone    -Code  Location of Building Lot  remember the usherette waking  us up when it was all over and I  distinctly recall half dragging  and half carrying Jim back to  our room, much to the consternation of our gentle and  trusting old landlady who  assumed he had had a heart  seizure and was all for calling  an ambulance!  After all this exertion I  decided I would rest for a  couple of hours but when I  awakened and looked at my  watch it was half past midnight. I have had some monumental hangovers in my time  but this one was a dilly. I had a  raging thirst and all I could  think of were foaming tankards  of ice cold ale, Montreal style.  Sleep was out ofthe question so  I hurriedly pulled on my sheepskin lined boots, belted topcoat  with its lining of imitation fur  and staggered out into the night  looking for something to put  out the fire that was consuming  me.  I managed to make it to the  square where, during the day, I  had noticed a cluster of taxis.  On enquiring of one of the  drivers where I could get a  drink he, after looking me over  somewhat quizzically, told me  he knew of a place out on the  Toronto highway, a roadhouse  I think he called it, where there  was all kinds of booze, music  and usually lots of women,  warm, willing and available for  a price. In my addled state I  never bothered to ask how far  or how much but piled into the  cab and we were away!  We drove for what seemed to  me like hours and hours but  eventually we turned off the  highway, up a gravel road and  arrived at a long building which  could have once been a factory  or a barn. I paid the driver,  don't ask me how much and  was admitted, and, as far as I  remember, went down a long  flight of stairs to where all the  action was and where all the  deafening noise apparently was  coming from, into a long, low-  ceilinged room. Befuddled as I  was, it struck me that most of  the occupants were coloured  people, including the band  which consisted of a piano,  drums and some kind of  hornplayer. There might have  been 40 people in the joint or it  could have been a hundred but,  as my taxi man had promised,  In Christ's Service  Is world peace viable?  by Rev. George W. Inglis,       practitioners of peace that they   him any more qi  by Rev. George W. Inglis,  Sunshine Coast  United Churches  Is world peace really a viable  target in a world where there  are people starving within earshot of their well-fed and  affluent brothers and sisters?  Is world peace possible when  the acquisitiveness of people  has been honed to the point  where the "good life" is measured in trips abroad, in  numbers of vehicles, in size and  splendor of dwelling places, in  real estate holdings, in stocks  and bonds, in retirement  programs, in one half of the  world-while the other half is  only just emerging from the  most primitive living and is  barely able to eke out a skin-  and-bones existence?  Are people in today's instant  communication society going  to be able to continue to be  lulled into a state of docility by  the offering of a few baubles of  foreign aid, somewhat like the  aboriginals in 18th and 19th  century exploration and conquest?  Is world peace really a  practical possibility in a world  where the practitioners of  peace often work at cross-  purposes with the preachers of  peace? Has it not been the case  down through the history ofthe  there were scads of women of  all shapes and sizes.  It wasn't long before I was in  animated conversation with an  Indian girl whose predominant  features included a magnificent  set of milkshakes that seemed  to be just on the point of  popping out of her white silk  blouse. She also had long black  braids and, when she smiled,  had one lone gold tooth in  front. I was too drunk to dance  but I tried anyway and my  awkward manoeuvres on the  slippery floor went, I imagine,  unnoticed as everyone appeared to be in a similar  condition.  I don't know how many  drinks I bought for Lucille and  the other girls and, in turn,  their boyfriends, but, without  actually exhibiting my roll, I  must have appeared to be one  of the last of the big time  spenders. Idiot that I was, I felt  proud to be making such an  impression. That when the  drinks were being served mine  always seemed to be the last on  the tray and pushed forward  from the back didn't register on  me at the time.  However, at this stage I had  only one thing on my mind and  you can guess what that was!  At last the moment arrived and  Lucille, with a gracious nod to  her friends and a dazzling smile  for me, motioned for me to  follow her. In anticipation of  all the pneumatic delights I  would soon be enjoying, I  needed no urging. She led me  over to a door at the end ofthe  hall and whether we were going  upstairs to her room or outside  was of no consequence to me.  As I stepped through the door,  out of nowhere I suddenly  remembered that this was my  19th birthday, the 28th day of  September and that was the last  thing I do remember. I don't  recall the pain of a blow but a  hundred, thousand shooting  stars exploded in my head and  it was "curtains" for Dee Cee���  perhaps oblivion would be a  better word.  practitioners of peace that they  attempt to gain their point by  force and bloodshed? And have  not the preachers of peace so  frequently done their preaching  from an inviolate, ivory tower  site, remote from the violence  and bloodshed?  Some hard working groups  in today's global village society  seem to think that peace is not  only viable, but possible, and  notable among these is the  World Conference on Religion  and Peace, which has held three  world conventions so far���one  in Kyoto in 1970, and one in  Louvain in 1974, and the most  recent one in Princeton in 1979.  In Princeton, there were 354  participants from 47 countries  around the world, and they  represented Christian, Buddhist, Confucianist, Hindu,  Jain, Jewish, Muslim, Shinto,  Sikh, Zoroastrian and other  beliefs, some of whom arc not  classified as world religions by  the scholars of the subject.  Among other statements,  this group said: "World peace  in world community, with  justice for all, is possible."  There is very little doubt that  this type of statement from this  type of group is impressive;  even more impressive is the  premise: "We believe...this  faith and hope which we share  can cause a new force to be  brought to bear in human  affairs and a new era would  result in the world."  We must confess we find  much to be optimistic about in  this world movement, and  something very sensible in the  findings of this latest world  convention, which has been  printed in an impressive,  concise publication, The  Princeton Declaration.  However, one of the problems with this group is that they  appear to be preachers, rather  than practitioners, and this  brings to mind the time, 2,000  years ago, when some of the  finest preachers of the law of  love and reverence for God and  neighbour���the scribes and  Pharisees���were foursquare in  conflict with the Prince of  Peace Himself.  We read how, in Matthew  23:2, 3 this Prince of Peace,  who had been prophesied to as  "Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father,  Prince of Peace", some 750  years earlier by the great  prophet Isaiah, had this to say  about those scribes and Pharisees: "The scribes and Pharisees sit on Moses' seat; so  practise and observe whatever  they tell you, but not what they  do; for they preach but do not  practise."  And we know it was these  preachers, these ivory tower,  law givers, teachers and interpreters, who, although they  were steeped in the law of love  and brotherhood as preaching  material, actually acted quite  contrary to the spirit of that law  in acting out in their own lives  their response to the law of  love.  And we know it was those  same scribes and Pharisees,  disturbed and threatened by  the simple Galileean theologian  who braced them in their own  ivory tower, the magnificent  temple in Jerusalem, and  bested them in every discussion and debate, until they  realized: "...no one was able to  answer him a word, nor fromi  that day did any one dare to ask 1  AilHOUIICEiHEIIT  NOTARY PUBLIC  JOHN B. PRINGLE  is pleased to announce the establishment ot  his Notary Practice at Bihsons, B.C. to serve  the Sunshine coast  over 20 years experience in  leal Estate conveyancing  in British Columbia.  Phone: 886-7613  1600 Sargent Road. Gibsons, B.C.  vonivo  him any more questions."  (Matthew 22:46).  The difference between Jesus  and his adversaries is the same  difference that exists today  between some of the dedicated  groups who preach for peace,  and the much less articulate  and much less numerous individuals who practise peace.  These practitioners are really  the front line troops for a viable  and comprehensive world  peace, but they are so few in  number, and their task is so  vast, it seems idealistic and  optimistic in the extreme to say  they will be powerfully effective.  And yet, it is only from these  practitioners of peace in every  village, hamlet, town, city and  countryside, that the movement can really grow in grass  roots form, sweeping before it  racial differences, political and  religious dissimilarities, socio-  ethnological differences, and  language barriers, etc.  It is only as these practitioners develop among themselves  some common denominator, in  many cases without ever having  met each other, that they will  begin to offer a united front  and the strength of one indivisible unit.  Can such a common denominator be found in such a  diverse group?  Well, even though these  world religious groups may be  walking along different paths,  they may still be marching to  the same drum beat!  Every religion is founded on  a relationship between man  and deity, and a large majority  of these deities are represented  by a spirit.  And that spirit, God's Holy  Spirit in the case of the  Christians, Jews and Muslims  at least, is the one common  denominator which they all  may share.  Our own favourite apostle,  Paul of Tarsus, said that when  we walk in the Spirit, we share  the fruits of the Spirit, chief of  whom are love, joy and peace.  (Gal. 5:23).  So there may be hope yet!  Nurses  Recent elections for the  Sunshine Coast Chapter of the  Registered Nurses Association  placed Eleanor Weston as  President and Joanne Rutluff  as Vice-President. Secretary  April McKenzie and Treasurer  Vie Morrison will serve another  year to complete their terms of  office.  In June of this year the  Biennial Canadian Nurses  Conference will be held in  Vancouver. This Chapter is  committed to pay registration  fees for a number of nurses who  meet the specified criteria.  /sA SUNSHINE  \jy KITCHENS  FINE CABINETS  886-9411 GibsonsJ  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded to the first  entry drawn from the barrel which correctly locates the  above. Send your entries to the Coast News, Box 460,  Gibsons. Last week's winner was Kirt Clarke of the  Sunshine Coast Highway in Gibsons who correctly  located the pictured sign in front of the Tourist  Information Bureau in Sechelt.  Gas meeting not fruitful  Several elected representatives of the Sunshine Coast  were in Victoria on Friday,  March 21, to have a meeting  with the Honourable Bob  McClelland, Minister of Energy, about the possibility of a  natural gas line to service  Vancouver Island and the  Sunshine Coast. According to  reports received by the Coast  News, it was not a fruitful  meeting.  Present from this area were  Mayor Boucher, Sechelt, Alderman Stelck of Sechelt,  Regional Director Joe Harrison, Alderman Larry Trainor  of Gibsons. Also in Victoria  that day and at the McLelland  meeting were Regional Director Charles Lee and Vic  Wallers of Sechelt.  At the outset ofthe meeting  McLelland was quoted as  saying, "When I stepped into  this portfolio I was shocked to  learn that we do not know what  the energy requirements of  Vancouver Island are." McLelland said that he intended to  institute a study immediately to  rectify this lack of information.  SOUTH COAST FOIMI  SUM LTD  U-DRIVE CARS & TRUCKS  ��� Mustang  ��� Fairmont  ��� 1 Ton Van 12'  ��� 3/4 P.U.  ��� Bronco  DAILY - WEEKLY - MONTHLY  "Unlimited Free Mileage on Can!"  "ICBC Replacement Vehicle*"  1326 Wharf Rd., Sechelt, B.C.  MDL5936  Call 885-3281  WEST HOWE SOUND FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT  GIBSONS FIRE DEPARTMENT  Public Notice  OUTDOOR BURNING  WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF SAID DISTRICT  Under the provisions of the Forest Act and with co-operation of the  Forestry Service, the West Howe Sound Fire Protection District, and  serviced by the Gibsons Fire Department, will issue Burning Permits  in the following manner:  FROM APRIL 1st TO OCTOBER 31st, 1980  Step No. 1 ��� An application form obtainable at the Gibsons Municipal  Hall, South Fletcher Rd., Gibsons, will be filled out by  applicant and deposited there.  Step No. 2 ��� Twice a week or as required a duly appointed Fire Prevention Officer will take these application forms, personally inspect the proposed burning site, and if approved will  upon the receipt of $2.00 issue a burning permit.  NOTE: No permit is required for a screen covered incinerator.  CARL HORNER, FIRE CHIEF ������������  mm  ���WalPWB  Wildlife  corner  by Ian Corrance  Cod closure  Over the past week I've been  getting different opinions on  whether or not the ling cod  closure is still in effect. The  Fisheries in Vancouver knew  nothing about it. Other opinions were that it was only  closed from Roberts Creek up.  I finally got a hold of Lawrence Chambers, the Fisheries  Officer at Pender.  Coincidentally, he's off to  Nanaimo this Monday to a  meeting specifically on this  subject. At this meeting they  will be coming up with the final  decision on the length of the  closure. Until this decision is  confirmed, he advises that you  should consider the closure to  be in effect until April 15.  In this colume next week I'll  report   the   findings   of  the  meeting.  Non-tidal fishing  The 1980-81 non-tidal sports  fishing regulations are now out.  There are a few changes.  Sports-caught fish cannot be  processed in the field in such a  way that they cannot be  identified. Trout can't be used  as bait, and there has been a  reduction in steelhead limits. If  you want more information,  call the Fisheries Office in  Pender Harbour, or 387-5047  in Victoria.  C.O.R.E.  The Rod and Gun Club in  Sechelt will be starting their  Hunter Training Program on  April 18. So if you were too late  to join up at the Gibsons Club,  here is one more chance. The  club house number is 885-2115.  Remember that if you plan to  go hunting this year and you  don't have a previous hunting  licence, you have to take this  course.  Cats and dogs  Reading through the Gibsons Council meeting has  inspired me to jot down some  immortal lines.  A torn cat  who lived on Balls Lane,  Drove Gibsons Council insane,  Stu Metcalf said, "Enough,  We have to get tough".  Dick Fitchett said,  "Let's free the dogs again".  At the pound  This time I've included a  picture of the latest parolees at  the Gibsons pound. From left  to right there are: A one year  old spayed female shepherd  cross. She was brought in by  the SPCA in Pender, she's had  all her shots and is friendly, but  suffering from claustrophobia  where she is.  The middle one is a lab collie  cross. About two years old,  neutered and has had all his  shots.  And the friendly lunk at the  right is around one year old.  He's a retriever cross. Although he is well filled out and  happy now, he was found  abandoned and starving on the  beach at Roberts Creek. Both  the male dogs are good with  kids. If you want one, contact  Marty Meldrum at the Gibsons  Village office.  Irvine's Landing  We just had the first of our  summer complaints. A friend  of my fair lady's visited us from  Chilliwack, so rainy as it was,  we played the part of good  hosts and became tour directors.  One of my favourite tours is  to go up to Morris Green's  place at the Irvine's Landing  Marina, get one of his boats  and head off exploring.  This time I should thank my  visitor. It was raining in  Gibsons and I would probably  have stayed home and gotten  mad at Jack Webster or  something. Instead, as we left  Morris' place, the sun came out  and it felt like a preview of  summer.  On Indian Island we came  within about 20 ft. of half a  dozen Canada geese. I'm using  one of the pictures I took of  them in this week's Realtor. A  little further in the harbour a  small flock of harlequin ducks  posed for us. They have to rival  the wood duck for beauty.  From talking with Morris, it  seems that the spring fishing is  good in that area. The only  evidence we saw was a distraught fisherman pulling in a  dogfish.  I think that I'll welcome  visitors this summer. They look  at everything with fresh eyes  and keep us from becoming  complacent about the beauty  that surrounds us.  Dolphins  If you've been listening to the  news, you probably heard  about the two dolphins in the  Montreal zoo, who died, presumably because their trainors  These three youngsters are the latest batch of dogs up for adoption at the Gibsons  Pound.  were on strike and not attending to them personally.  If these mammals have such  a great empathy with humans,  then it sounds more like  murder than hunting that is  going on along the Japanese  coast, where the fishermen are  killing them because they eat  too many fish.  Remember Pelorus Jack, the  dolphin who guided so many  sailing ships to safety through  the dangerous waters off  Australia?  Well, that's it for now. Call  me at 886-2622/886-7817 or  886-9151 if you see anything  interesting, ta.  Band  The Canadian Forces Naden  Band from Victoria will be  visiting high schools and  performing public concerts in  this area. This internationally  known band will give a public  concert at Elphinstone Secondary School, Monday, April  21,1980 at 8:00 p.m. and also in  Sechelt at Chatelech Secondary  School on April 20,1980 at 2:00  p.m. Admission free.  Since the band last appeared  in this area, it has performed  for thousands of people in  Northern British Columbia,  Vancouver Island, and the  Greater Vancouver and Victoria areas. The Canadian  Forces Naden Band has travelled extensively in Europe,  Australia, New Zealand, Fiji  and Hawaii.  Coast News, March 25, 1980  ROMAN CATHOLIC  SKRVICES  Rev. Angelo De Pompa,  Parish Priest  Times of Masses  Saturday, 5:00 p.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons  Regular Sunday Masses  9:00 a.m. Our Lady of Lourdes  Church. Sechelt  Indian Reserve  I0:(K) a.m. Holy Family  Church. Sechell  12:00 noon Si. Man's Church.  Gibsons  Confessions belore Mass  Phone: 885-9526 or 885-5201  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Cedar (imvc School on Chaster Rd  Sunday '),45  Morning Worship 11:1)11  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Home Bible Sludy  Call Pastor Ted Boodle  886-7107 or 886-9482  Affiliated with Ihe  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  Cil.AD TIDINGS  ABKRNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship 6 p.m.  Bible Sludy - Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  UNITED CHURCH  Dai is Bay-Si. John's Unilcd  Worship, Sunday 9:30 a.m.  Study Session  Thursday. 2:30 p.m.  Gibsons-Gibsons United  Sunday School. 9:30 am  Sunday Worship. 11:00 a.m.  Study Session  Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.  Prayer and Share  Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.  Pastor  Ihe Rev. George W  Inglis.n It  Phone 886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY MIVCNIISI  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sal.. 10 a.m.  Hour of Worship Sat ��� II am  St John's United Church  Davis Has  Paslor C Dneberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone  KK5-9750 or 8K3-273C  jj Church Services  Coast Business Directory  I ACCOMODATION I  I FLOOR COVERING  BELLA BEACH MOTEL  ON THE BEACH AT DAVIS BAY  UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP    J*���' ^^ Unl,,  Haikonena,  . R.R. #1 (Davis Bay)  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  SEAVIEW CARPETS - CABINETS  SHOWROOM OPEN  Open 10-6, Tues. to Sat. Friday to 9  Phone 886-2743 and 886-24171          I APPLIANCES  MISC. SERVICES I  Having a party   or get-together? ^  DIAL A BOTTLE  Also soft drinks,   mix and cigarettes.  Serving Port Mellon, Gibsons, 885*5115  Hoberls Creok, Davis Bay, Sechell, Hallmoon Ray. ^J  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon toPender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  T.V. SERVICE  Sunshine Coast T.V.  Mon. to Sat. 9:30���5:30 885-9816  HARRISON'S APPLIANCE SALES  Parts and Service  Tuesday - Saturday 9 ��� 5  886-9959 Pratt Rd., Gibsons  I AUTOMOTIVE  b ft m installations  17 Years Experience  Commercial And Residential  Floor Coverings  <��. 'fj'icuon QA/oofi, m. a.  ���  SMALL BUSINESS SPECIALIST ���  ACCOUNTING  SERVICES  PHONE: 636-8375  1450 Trident Ave  PICTURE FRAMES  Custom Made  Needle Point A Specialty  885-9573  Sechelt  Village Tile Co.  PROFESSIONAL CERAMIC TILE INSTALLATIONS  BATHROOMS - KITCHENS - ENTRANCE HALLS  Box 65                  ,      . Phone  Sechelt Joe Jacques 885-3611J  ELECTRICALI  l����Jjs TomFlieger   Phone 886-7868  *Wlectrical  v3  Box 214, Gibsons, B.C.  CONTRACTING V0N w0  Trouble waking up?   Alarm clock broken down?  WAKE UP SERVICE  885-5115  24 hour service  reasonable rates  /���  -  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  .  1      P.O. Box 609  |      Sechelt, B.C.                                             Bus. 885-2332  P       V0N3A0                                                        Res. 886-7T0i,  J  q  -Economyauto parts Ltd.  ���*i���rW       Automobile. Industrial  JftsSfc-   and Body Shop Supplies  W       ^    Sechelt    885-5181  Holland Electric Ltd.  Bill Achterberg  886-9232  r. ainn electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RR��2 MARLENE RD.,  ROBERTS CREEK  HALFMOON WINDOW CLEANING  Professional Service, serving the Sunshine Coast.  Call MIKE McGINNIS after 6 p.m.  885-3963  COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials tor Sale  Phone 886-2664      Member Allied Van Lines      R.R. 1, Gibsons  _______ .  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW.  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  Marv Volen  886-9597  885-5379  We specialize in Volkswagen Repairs  flarts   885-9466 *honda*  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving rhe Sunshine Coast  KLKCTR1CAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing. B.C.  need (Ires?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  I EXCAVATING I  SHANKEL ENTERPRISES  BACKH0E SERVICE R0T0TILLINB  885-3449  ^;2086 GIBSONS LANES Hwy101f^  Open Bowling Hours: Friday & '"O;  > Saturday 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.    �� }A  and Sunday 2 p.m. to S p.m. uf**^  SUNSHINE COAST s  DISPOSAL SERVICES  885-9973     Port Mellon to Ole's Cove     886-2938  Commercial Containers Available  A***** DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS * AND*****|  CRAFT SUPPLIES ^  SEWING NOTIONS  C ft A Plumbing  Chuck Norrie  New Installations  Alterations & Repairs H/W Heating,  Water Heaters, Etc.     Commercial & Residential  All Work Guaranteed  Phone 885-2559  * Machine Taping  * Boarding  Mickey's Drywall  Ml worn Buarantaad  Sechelt, B.C.  * steel  Suspended Ceilings  885-3115  JEWELRY^  WOOL  Sunnycrest    Shopping    Centre, Gibsons    886-2525  ttjp   /    k-UA-VvLlJ MS-MS'  TIf j   j     UPHOLSTERY  SUPERIOR MUFFLER  Gibsons       BING'S EXHAUST LTD.      886-8213  100% Warranty on Parts and Labour  All Exhaust Systems, Plus Dual Exhaust Conversions ,  I PAINTING I  J. B. EXCAVATING  886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage Installation  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  I CABINETS I  SUNSHINE     KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight TheatreBldg.        886-9411  \.OPENSAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT  CONTRACTING I  i HEATING  ICG CANADIAN PROPANE  LTD.  Hwy. 101  Sechelt between St. Mary's  Hospital and Forest Ranger's Hut. 885-2360  Mon.-Frl.   B a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat.   9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  ���n���  CANADIAN  _U   Pager System  receiver - Doctors, Lawyers, Fishermen, etc.  885-5115  "Upholsterers  Serving Sunshine  Coast and Vancouver  883-9901 All Furniture - Marine - Boat Tops  Professional Work At Reasonable Cost  ]gm PtUitet St Vtcvutfo*  R.R. 2 Lower Rd., Gibsons 886-8291  ���MmtPari       Sechell. B C  CONSTRUCTION LIMITED  We specialize In:      Concrete Foundation Work and Framing  Free advice on building questions to do-it- yourself builders.  Vern Koessler Box 888, Sechelt. 886-2344 AnytimeB85-2525  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  Open Tues. ��� Sat.    10 a.m. ��� 5 p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road, Gibsons, B.C. 886-2765  PACIFIC-C���FIBERGLASS  FIBERGLASS LAMINATING - REPAIRS  BOATS-SUNDECKS, ETC.  14 years experience        885-2981  Terry Connor  PAINTINGCONTRACT^   BoxMu. Gibsons. H.C.  I RESTAURANTS I  StPOflrlW aftll/Dl:l\IS  Chinese & Western Food Licensed Premises  Tuesday lo Sunday  Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Dinner:   4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Chinese Food now on Lunch Menu  Lower Gibsons 886-9219     ,;ikt' Out Available  SUNCOAST TRUSS LTD. ��Za<es  (Gibsons) 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p.o. Box 748  Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons, B.C^  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER ScRVICE  Complete Instrument OOU'/l  set-up ol lurnace  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  T       * Feed �� Fencing     886-7527  iSL  * Pet Food    * Fertilizer  Pratt Rd  Gibsons  13*  PENDGR HARBOUR RESTAURANT  CANADIAN AND CHINESE FOOD  Madeira Park Shopp nq Cectre  Eat in & Weekdays      11:30 im - 9:00 p.m.  Take out Friday & Sat  11:30 a.m. - ll:00 p.m.  883-2413      Sunday 4:00 p.m. ��� 9:00 p.m.^  i Hi- ������ ��� "��-*���-*-*���riinn aiin Jh>it��a��ii i * -  j - -      '�����! n~iiie^i   ��*l rr Tnea^ea^eux 18.  Coast News, March 25, 1980  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  birth/  Phone the Cogsj News/or this free  service,   frt  pcr/onol  Alcoholics Anonymous 886-8089.  T.F.N.  I, Thomus James Smith, will no  longer hf responsible [branydebts  incurred In Rhonda Ua\ Smith,as  ol March 19, I980. ��I4  Sincere lady, 70, wishes to meci  mi.hi t"i companionship. Reply  H��\ 163, Gibsons, B.C. "12  lo/l  Small silvci I rench poodle in need  nl clipping, Itist in the Sunnycrest  Mall area on the evening of Friday,  March 21. Please call Mrs. Metier-  held at 886-7494. ��I2  Wallet containing monej and  papers  Reward. 885-92I0        tfn  announcement/  Thanks  I would like to thank the young  man lor his kind deed last Friday,  March 14. 8:00 a.m. when he  brought my little poodle's body  home. I-..M. Tiernev. "12  AKTKX  (all la.rna. 886-2038.  #14  Help! Anyone who may have  witnessed a dark blue truck or van  back into a yellow Datsun wagon  in Post Ottice parking lot Tuesday  morning (March 18th), please  phone 886-2676. Thank you,  "12  CALL  The Sunshine Boys for your spring  cleaning needs. Indoor/outdoor.  Reliable service. No job too big or  loo small. Pick up truck available.  Phone 886-7.170. Special rates for  Seniors. ��12  Granthams Landing Improvement  District annual general meeting,  Saturday, April 5, 7:30 p.m. in the  C'ommuntiy Hall. t!\2  %&MffimmmmmlSi  Transcendental Meditation  program (TM) as taught by  Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.  Personal and private instruc  tion. 886-7988. tfn  SECHELT  TAX SERVICE  Cowrie St.  Across from 'The Dock'  Tues.-Fri. 9:30-5:30 p.m.  Sat. 10:00-3:00 p.m.  Personal returns  Irom $10.  Our 5th year as your  Local Tax Service.  SECHELT  CARPET  CORNER  885-5315  Very reasonable prices  (or our extensive sel  ection o( vir>yl ar>d  rarpet remnants.  : HANDING mats -  54 ft. x 27 ft.,   a   $20  value   for  only $7.50.  Come   to   Sechelt  Carpet Corner on Dol  phin   Street    (across  (rom   the    RCMP  of(ice)  for  these  GREAT BARGAINS.  help wonted        work wonted  wonted  Sunshine  Coast  Homemakers  Service requires a part-time child  care  worker.   3  afternoons  per  week. For interview call 885-  5144. All  Experienced Hag person only. Own  transportation a must. To work on  call 879-8251. #13  Waitresses wanted. Experience  preferred, Full and part-lime.  Apply in person at Seaview  Gardens, Gibsons. "12  Carpenters needed for local  project. 669-1112 or 885-3121.  ��I2  II \( NIKS vims  FOR FRENCH INSTRUCTION  School District #46 (Sunshine  Coast I has openings for French  Speaking Teacher Aides (preferably bilingual} in assist the French  Teacher at Pender I larbourSecondary School and Chatelech Junior  Secondary. These are time-durated  positions lor the period April 14.  1981) to June 13, 1980, 2 hours per  day, 3 days per week at Pender  Harbour Secondary and 1 day only  per week, Friday, al Chatelech  Junior Secondary. Hourly rate is  that of a Teacher Aid I al $6.01.  Applicants should apply in writing  to the undersigned by March 31,  1980. R. Mills, Secretary-Treasurer. "12  Clean ups. Rubbish removal. Light  moving. Also 19 year old male high  school grad. wants work. 886-  9503. "14  A good used RV trailer up to 24'.  886-2887. #12  Wanted: Used card tables for  Gibsons' Bridge Club. Phone 886-  7834.       m /^ #12  mu/ic  MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS  Guitars, amplifiers, music books.  Horizon Music 885-3117  GUITAR  LESSONS  BEGINNERS  rf  For more  information  call Mike  886-7106  MUSIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9030  essie  owtfson  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive, Gibsons  Needs Fkinfi Up?  Renovations and repairs, interior  and exterior. Call Brent at 886-  2551.  T.F.N.  For Explosive Requirements  Dynamite, electric or regular caps,  II line E cord and safely fuse.  Contact Gwen Nimmo. Cemetery  Road, Gibsons. Phone 886-7778.  Howe Sound Farmer Institute.  T.F.N.  Most irees. like pels, need care and  attention and trees are our  specialty.  ��� lopping  ��� Limbing  ��� Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Service Ltd.  885-2109  T.F.N.  Gentleman (51). ncal appearance,  hard worker, and presently employed, would like steady employment in the Sechelt area. Having  been a Chief Aquarist for 15 years  in a public aquarium. 1 also have  experience in painting, garden  work, cooking and carpenter  work. Have also worked on large  estate. Excellent references available. Clean driving record. Write  Box 17, c/o Coast News, Box 460,  Gibsons, B.C. #12  Two hardworking brothers aged  15  and   17   will   do  odd jobs,  separately or together. 886-7237.  012  House painting. Small repair jobs.  Will work anywhere on Peninsula.  Call John. 886-2553. #12  Skilled carpenter and plumber.  Available anytime. 886-9772 after  5 p.m. tfn  Daycare provided in my home  Monday to Friday by mother with  many years experience in .child  care. Call 886-9591. #14  **** Alterations,**^  *      Remodelling     #  & Dressmaking  European trained  specializing in  Ultra-Suede, leather,  hides and garments.  Prompt service.  Reasonable rates  Upper and Lower kitchen cupboards for rec room. 886-7347.   #12  Dependable 2nd hand car or  Toyota pickup truck. Will consider trade for my 1965 Chev panel  van. 885-2015 #11  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid For  Fir-Hcmlock-Cedar  l.&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creek  Older furniture, china, etc. .bought  or sold on consignment. Harbour  Antiques, 1585 Marine Dr., Gibsons. 886-7800 T.F.N.  I to 3 acres. Roberts Creek to  Gibsons. 885-9723. #12  Timber Wanted: Fir, Hemlock..  Cedar and Poles. Top prices. Let  us give you an estimate. D&O Log  Sorting Lid. Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700. T.F.N.  Wanted to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar ��� Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd., 885-9408 or  885-2032. T.F.N.  work wonted  Sewing Machine &  Small Appliances  Repairs  All makes repaired by  factory trained  mechanic.  Free Pick-Up  and Delivery.  684-5352  #  #  *  *  *  #  *  *  Chris miiwam;  Appliance saruicingi  I All makes donn'slu-appliances.  Repaired or Serviced.       |  1      8862531  oppoflunitie/  J#*#Jl 884-5352 ****$  \    TUB & TOP     I  \.���  situr   w  /M   Se.i.icw Place   I K*  OPENING jjfrrjl  APRIL tat  in the Elson Glass Bldg.  NEW HOURS:  Tues.-Sat.. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  PENINSULA  R00FINB ft  INSULATION LTD.  All Types of Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodrlgues  Sechelt     885-9585  Gibsons  TELEPHONE  ANSWERIH8 SERVICE  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza  <ffi*  Mon.-Sat.  9:00 a.m. -  5:30 p.m.  We have a few openings,  so relax & let us answer  your phone.  For information  Call 886-7311  liwc/lock  ^  Toggenburg goats���10 months, l  female, I neutered male. S20 ea.  886-7880 alter 5. #12  Wanted: experienced horse-person  tn have active interest in small  stable with good future. In  recreation area of the Sunshine  Coast. 886-2887. tfn  Brushwood Farms  Stallions at stud. QH and Paints.  All champions. 886-2160 #12  Gibsons Tax Service  (Income Tax Preparations)  886-7272*   A.JACK * 886-7272  ANYTIME  1767 Martin Rd., Gibsons, B.C.  ��  '109  Gibsons Legion Branch  Presents  "RAINTREE"  March 28 & 29  9 p.m. ��� l a.m.  Members & Guests Only  *  LUNCHES AVAILABLE  11:00 to 6:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday  Friday, Saturday also 9:00 p.m. ��� 12:30 a.m.  I Sunshine Window Cleaning I  I fti^p Hourly a Contract I  l^-^cai Free Estimates I  p Tuesday to Saturday 885-5851 p  vl\   j^VVX. ��� V*. W_-i. 885-5851.  CARPET*    ,.885-33  UPHOLSTERY  In addition to our regular  upholstery cleaning service,  we now have dry cleaning for crushed velvets,  plush velours, etc.  Hours: 9-5 Tues.-Fri  Complete Janitorial Supplies ]025 Sat  for /ole  Acme 326 cast iron wood heater.  Windowed door, nickel finish.  $165. 886-8000. #12  Bark Mulch. Large and small  orders. $1.1.50 yd. 886-9031.  T.F.N.  '73 Case 580 B. Good condition.  $11,000,886-2875. #12  Pair ol lickcl MARQUARDT  Olympic skis wilh poles, 186-200.  Almost new. $25. 885-9210     tfn  w  Ujf Spring Bulbs  Perennials  W. Fresh Cut Flowers  Jj    Flowering Plants  ftnUniU  Sechelt  Sechelt  885-3818  RICH   BLACK   DELTA  LOAM  20 yards delivered  $295.00  584-6240 #37  Fresh Steer Manure  $3.00 per wheel barrel  $1.50 half  Already bagged - 886-9321     #13  ANTIQUE SPECIALS!  Hoffmann Piano, walnut, $750.  Collection of Tea Pots - all prices.  10% OFF ALL PICTURES AND  OCCASIONAL TABLES. Harbour Antiques. 1585 Marine Dr.,  Gibsons. 886-7800. OPEN WED.  THROUGH SUN., 11-5.       #12  Ratan couch and chair. Bed.  Dressers. Table. Canning jars.  Plants. Books. Drapes. Odds and  ends. 886-7862. #13  Two oil tanks, stands, all fittings  complete. 886-2316. tfn  20% OFF  ENCHANTMENT  DINNER WARE  AT  Macleods  Sechelt  SPRING  BULBS  Gladiolas, Dahlias,  Peonies, Lilies, etc.  }Jm  FRUIT TREES  ORNAMENTALS  Azaleas,  Rhododendrons, etc.  ROSES  Excellent Selection of  SEEDS  Quality  Farm & Garden  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Road      886-7527  for /ole  Rototillers  Lawnmowers  Garden Tools  and Seeds  at  Macleods  Sechelt  Kenmore Sewing Machine c/w.  Cabinet and Stool. $300.886-9103.   #12  Servel propane fridge, 10 cu. ft.  including I cu. ft. freezer compartment, re-conditioned burner,  $400,883-9284. #12  2 750x 16 highway tires on Chev 5pl  rims���50%T; 3'/ihp gas lawn  mower, $65; 16' glass boat and  trailer, $400; Thomas 700 Bobcat  ���$3,400 obo; 1973 Audi Fox, 34  mpg���$2,200 obo. 885-3903 - days.  ___ #13  Propane furnace 60,000 BTU HR  convertible to air conditioning,  $350; Beach 30" propane range,  excellent cond., $200; older 30"  range, $75; 2 100 Ib. propane tanks  w/ reg., $75; 10 gal. aquarium c/w  heater, etc., $20. Call 886-2375  after 5. #12  Table saw, almost new. Simplicity  washer, good cond., $50; Metal  stand for equipment, $25; Cedar  siding I1/:" x 12", T & 3' lengths.  885-3354. #12  Lovely extra large handknit ladies  sweater coat. Exclusive design.  Lopi wool. $50. 885-9280.      #12  Save $70 on brand new RCA 19"  colour TV wilh warranty. One  only from dealer, minor da mage to  cabinet. 885-2568. #13  Crib for sale (1-6 yrs. old). Price  $25. Phone 885-3389. #12  Free fill. You pay the trucking.  886-9031. #12  $900 will get you fridge, stove,  chesterfield, bed, TV���complete  housekeeping needs. Most as new.  886-9387. #14  1 General Electric deluxe older  model 40" wide stove. Very good  condition. 886-7539 after 5.    #12  Garage Sale: Granthams Landing  store. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 30.  #12  Wedding dress and veil size 7/8;  12' fiberglass boat; small boat  trailer (needs work); fireplace  heatilator; 2 Vega size snowies &  rims. 886-7908 eves. #14  White wicker loveseat, antique,  $200; 4 ice cream chairs, old, $30  ea.; 35 mm Praktica camera and  125 mm lens, $135 for both. 886-  7955. #12  "El Avila" cut and loop multi-tone  blue carpet. Under width roll, sale  price $12.95 sq. yd. One roll only.  Phone 886-7112 or 885-3424. #12  Save money and eat better with  100% whole wheat bread. Made  with a Bosch mixer and grain mill.  For information call 886-8261.  #12  1971 Chev Impala. Excellent  condition. 2 door hardtop. Vinyl  top. Radio. P.S./P.B. Rear defroster. $800 obo. 1973 Tandem  Roadranger camping trailer, c/o  with shower, toilet, oven, fridge  and furnace. Sleeps 6. Excellent  condition. $3,900 obo. Sears riding  lawnmower. 2 yrs. old. 1/2 hp. 36"  cutting blade. Pull start. $400 obo.  886-2826. #12  Modern 4 piece livingroom suite,  $500. 886-8354. #12  16' glass hull and 65 hp motor with  1 EZ load trailer, used about 20  hours. 886-9344. #12  Steel strung guitar, excellent tone,  $75. Colour TV, like new, $200. 8'  camper���stove, fridge, sink, furnace, abundant cupboards, sleeps  4, $950. Firm. After 6 call 886-  7671. #12  Older type settee frame for woven  seat and back, $20. Oak swivel  office chair. Need minor repair and  refinishing, $20. 886-9131.      #12  Parkline trailer. 1975. Hard top. 20  Ib. propane tank, sink, 8 gallon  water tank and pump, stove.  Table, chesterfield. Sleeps 6.  Matresses and more. 12' aluminium boat with 6 hp Johnston. 5  gallon gas tank and anchor. Phone  886-9878. tfn  foi /ole  Need Railing?  Think Wrought Iron  Phone  Coast Industries  886-9159 tfn  SOOOOO  Spring Seeds  Grass  Fertilizer  Potting Soil  at  Macleods  Sechelt  properly  Waterfront Lot Choice WF lot on  Redrooffs Rd., approx. 1/2 acre,  beach with southwest view.  $75,000,986-4657. #14  2 large choice panoramic view  lots���by owner. Some terms  available. Gower Pt. area. 886-  2887. tfn  For Sale by owner appraised 3  bedroom, 2 bath house. Terrific  view. $67,000 obo. Phone 886-  7543. #12  12 x 68 Neonex trailer with carport  and deck and 12 x 12 insulated and  wired cabin. Small park and beach  one block away. $18,500. Phone  886-2747 to view. #12  1.46 acres Lower Roberts Creek  Road. 330' frontage subdividable.  Foundation in. Cleared view.  $35,000. 886-7955. #12  V/i acres on Prall Rd. Cleared  land. Lowest or any tender not  necessarily accepted. Closing date  April 1,1980. Phone evenings 886-  7260. Box 374, Gibsons, B.C. #12  For Sale by Tender  30 acre semi-wooded view lot  located in hobby ranch subdivision in Kamloops area. Excellent holding property, assessed  value $52,000. For sale or trade,  lower Sunshine Coast isolated  recreational, residential or country  property accepted on trade. 886-  8258. #13  Two year-old, 4 bedroom view  home on Sargent Rd., Gibsons.  Double sealed windows, heatilator  F.P., partially finished bsmt.,  beautifully landscaped with fenced  backyard. Assumable 10'/*% mortgage. Phone 886-9732. tfn  Level 1/4 acre lot, fabulous view,  easy to build. Top of Harvey Rd.,  Granthams, $22,500. Call 886-  2658. #13  Remodelled 3 bdrm. home, sundeck, c/port, brick F.P., w/w, 2  appliances. Panoramic view of  Howe Sound. Call owner, 886-  2658. #13  Ocean view lot Hopkins Ldg. Well  treed, blacktop driveway, only  $14,500. Call 886-2658. #13  A number to note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  wjornoUwe  automotive  1973 GMC pick up 350 4 spd.  Overload springs, duel tanks, air.  Asking $2,300. 886-8261.        #12  Having trouble selling your car or  truck? Wc offer expert help. Phone  886-8314. tfn  1975 Honda Civic. Good condition. Phone 886-9392 or 886-  7471. #12  1974 GMC pick up 1/2 ton. Good  condition wilh canopy. $3,200  obo. 886-2305 after 6 p.m.     #12  1971 John Deere backhoe. Good  condition. Sparc bucket. $7,500.  1968 Case cat-winch. Hydraulic  angle blade. Good condition.  $7,000. 1968 18' llatdeck. New  motor. Good tires. $4,500. Phone-  884-5268 or 886-9230 after 5 p.m.  #12  '73 Toyota Corolla pans for sale.  40,000 mi. on engine. '71 Toyota  Corona Mark II parts for sale.  Phone after 5. 885-5304.        #14  1975 LTD 4 dr. P.S./P.B., Airco,  good condition. $2,200 obo. 886-  9984. #12  1970 VW Van. Rebuilt engine and  transmission. Partially campcr-  ized. Very good condition. Best  offer or will trade for pick up  truck. Phone 886-7173. #13  1970 Gremlin. Good condition.  New paint job. Engine just  overhauled. Phone 886-7271. .  #12  1963 Dodge Fury. 318 automatic.  $400 obo. 886-8298 after 6.    #14  '74 Chrysler New Yorker, fully  loaded. Exc. shape. Phone 886-  7104. #14  Volvo 1972 Stn. Wgn.,newclutch,  generator, brakes. '$2,200' "olio.  886-9147 or 886-8313. #12  1972 Plymouth Fury III. Excellent running order. 4 new tires.  $1,200. 886-2553. #14  2 CJ5 Jeeps, one with fiberglass  roof. 3 motors. Lots of Parts. Gear  driven winch 1965 & 1963. American model with electric plug ins.  886-9727 after 5. #14  Bert needs a new home! 1969 GMC  1/2 ton 3 speed pick up. Good  condition. 886-7908 eves.       #14  1961 Valiant, push button automatic, slant 6 engine. Good  running condition. Good tires.  $200. 886-7714. #12  The Pit Stop  &   886-9159    /��  HYPO AUTO PARTS  & ACCESSORIES  PRODUCTS ltd.:  ���  ! Hwy. 101, just west of Pratt Rd.!  We Buy, Sell And Trade  ���   Always A Good Selection!  USED CARS AND TRUCKS  "Our Reputation rides with  every Car & Truck we sell"  886-8344 ox #6606 886-8314 j motorcycle/        wonted to rent  ; Honda 70 Trail. 300 mi. Will  ; consider trade for smaller bike.  Asking $350. 886-9131. #12  1976 HONDA XL350  Like new. Phone 885-2361.    #12  trowel  found  8' red fiberglass dinghy. Between  Langdale and New Brighton. 885-  2704. #12  lot reel  Bonniebrook Resort  2 choice mobile home sites  available. Near waterfronl. 886-  2887.  tfn  Wanted responsible person to  share home al Granthams Landing. Call 886-7301. #12  Office Space. 1500 sq.ft. carpeted,  bright open area. Wharf St. next to  Legion. 112-438-6061, after 5  p.m. #12  2 Storefront Bays. One wilh 60'  frontage yard space. Suitable for  industrial retail. Wharf St. next to  Legion. 112-438-6061, after 5  p.m. #12  Two bedroom home on acreage.  Roberts Creek area. Beautiful  grounds, fruit trees, natural water  supply, electrical heating, $300 per  month. Must have good references. No others need aply. Write  to 2720 Centre Street North,  Calgary T2E 2V6 or telephone  403-276-2296. #13  FOR RENT  In March  store ionics  School Road  &  Gower Pt. Road  581-0995  Permanent resident would like  apt,/small home in Secheit/Ro-  berls Creek area before June. Ref.  available. Call 885-5257 after 6  p.m. #12  Retired woman requires self-  contained apt. or bsmt. suite in  Gibsons by April 1. Must not  exceed $160 per month. 886-2883.   #12  Respectable, honesl working  woman requires a one bedroom  house or cottage. Please contact  Melanie at 885-2015. #12  Responsible business couple requires 2 or more bdrm. house for  April 1st. Gibsons preferred. 886-  2401. tft.  Wanted to rent (or buy), small  acreage with house or cottage.  Reliable professional couple has  excellent refs. 112-321-8840.   #12  mobile home/  12 x 68 3 bedroom mobile home  with four appliances, porch and  shed on landscaped, fenced lot. In  nice park on North Rd. Reasonably priced. 886-8287. #12  1974 24' Prowler. 3-way fridge.  Oven ranae. Full bathroom. Sleeps  six. Asking S5.80O. Phone 885-  5783. tfn  Double Wide 24x60' Kmbassy 4  bedroom, den, ensuite plumbing, 5  appliances, partially furnished.  Nicely set up on corner lot in local  park. $33,500. S.C. Trailer Park.  886-9826. tfn  1976 M'/j' Caveman travel trailer.  Sleeps 4. Like new. $2,500. Phone  884-5352. #12  Mobile home pads available.  Single and double-wide lots.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park.  886-9826. tfn  trowel  Coast News, March 25, 1980  19.  trowel  No matter  Where or How  you go,  We can make  the  arrangements.  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered Travel Agent  marine  \f*m.,r\f,m,,r\f,m ttt  Miller Marine  jl      Electronics  ''    Miller Marine  Manufacturing  ,    Miller Marine  Electrical Services  006-7910 _  pet/  pet/  FOR LEASE  2,000 sq. ft.  Commercial Space  on Hwy. in Davis Bay  Reasonable Rent  For information call  A. Rink  885-5778  Peninsula Kennels  Boarding &  Professional  Grooming  ALL Breeds  Phone S8B-7713. aibsons.  CENTRE  PROFESSIONAL  DOG GROOMING  for small breeds.  Call Sharon 886-2084  HARDWARE & GIFTS  PENDER HARBOUR CENTER      ooOAAIil  MADEIRA PARK OOJ-Jjl**  Is now serving PENDER HARBOUR  as drop off for  Hill  Classified Advertisements  Deadline 1.00 p.m. Fridays  Classifieds should be prepaid and pre-written.  \|i ^formation in Classified Ad section of Coast News.  Classified Ad Policy  All listings 50C pet line per week.  or use the Economical 3 for 2 rate  i weeks for the price of 2  Minimum  $2.00  per  Insertion.  All fees payable prior to insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  * In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected Insertion only.  This offer Is made available for private Individuals.  These Classifications  remain free  - Coming Events  Lost  Found  Print your ad In the squares including the price of the Item and your telephone number. Be sure to leave a blank space after each word.  No phone orders Please. Just mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, lo Coast News, Classifieds, Boi 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO, or  bring In person to Ihe Coast News office, Gibsons  DROP OFF POINT : Campbell's Shoos & Leather Goods Slore. Sechell  Coast News                                                      CLASSIFICATION:  Classifieds                                              '  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.                               1                     1  VON 1VO                                           ^9- F��r Sale, For Rent, etc.  n  l��L'J_LL   DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON-  Sunshine Coast  JXAJ6Z^\ Arts Council  IAN MORROW & CO. LTD.  Marine Surveyors, condition and  detail surveys lor Evaluation,  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433, 886-9458.  T.F.N.  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coasl and B.C. Couslal  Walers. Phone: 885-9425, 885-  9747, 885-3643. 886-9546. T.F.N.  The Only Way To Gol  Authorized Travel Agent #680-1  Bookings lor All your Travel Needs  at No Extra Cost to You!  ��� Tickets ��� Hotels ��� Tours ��� Charters ��� Insurance  Fully Experienced Travel Consultants  GRADUATE ol the CANADIAN TRAVEL COLLEGE  Open Monday-Saturday 886-8155  In the Heart ol Cedar Plaza 886-8156   Toll Free: 669-1521    a  holiday/  ��� We have Airline Tickets |  ��� Immediate ticketing  Around the World       I  Yiiu i ,!������ In ink wilh the an line and pick up your In ki'l lii'i,.    I\  885-3265  Fully experienced consultant travel agent I  by Allan Crane  CAMpbell's  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  "IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT"  Toy poodle, chocolate brown,  male, English pedigree, 9 months  old. $200. Sold as pet only. Phone  885-2486. #12  Your friendly neighbourhood  drop-off point for  (QQiMWT WMW8S  Classified Ads.  i3?  Children's Corner  The regular monthly meeting  of the Sunshine Coast Arts  Council was held on Tuesday,  March 18 in the Arts Council  building in Sechelt. Richard  Tomkies of the Pender Harbour Community Club was the  special guest at the meeting,  invited to see what sort of  Mason between the two groups  can be developed.  Sheila Page of the Art  Council's Inter-Action Auction Committee will go to the  Madeira Park Legion on Friday to explain to the Pender  Harbour Club the function of  the Arts Council in the community and to ascertain from  residents of Pender Harbour  ways in which the Arts Council  can have closer communications and connections with the  Pender Harbour community.  One of the chief items for  discussion during the meeting  was landscaping for the  grounds of the Arts Council  building in which the meeting  was taking place. It was  reported to the meeting that  grant applications to the  Canada Council and to Loto  Canada had been refused  mainly on the grounds that  funds for the purpose had not  been raised locally.  Arrangements for a special  auction similar to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's  novelty fund raising auction,  were well underway, however,  before the letters of refusal  were received and Council  President, Vivian Chamberlin  reported that strong community support has already  been forthcoming. A professional auctioneer, Larry Brenner from Abbotsford, has been  engaged and Inter-Action  Auction Committee member  Sheila Page told the Coast  News that a number of inter-  The Song Sparrow  by Beverly Seton  Did you know a song sparrow could really think? Well 1-  I'm sure this little fellow could.  You know song sparrows  build their nests in very low  bushes, just about a foot off the  ground, and strangely enough  the wee babies tumble out of  the nest very early, onto the  ground where they are in great  danger and very vulnerable for  several days until they can fly.  We had been watching this  nest for some time. It was only  about 30 feet behind our  summer cottage on Keats  Island. Now at this time wc had  a very lively fox terrier, Spotty.  He would chase anything that  moved. We feared greatly for  the baby birds. We tried tying  Spotty up but after one whole  day of steady barking we could  stand it no longer. We tried to  keep him around in front of the  house as much as we could.  Then little daddy song sparrow  took over the job for us, and for  three solid days he kept that  dog running and barking in  front of the house. He sat on  every post, chair, and step  usually about 10 feet away  from Spotty, who chased him  like crazy. Spotty ran until he  was exhausted. Then birdie got  an even better idea. At the very  front ofthe garden was a row of the water. Spotty came very  rocks marking the edge of a 20 close  to  going over several  foot drop down to the rocks times. After three hectic days it  and the water below. Brave wee was all over.  I ran up and  bird sat, time after time on the looked and sure enough the  outside edge of one of the wee sparrows had learned to fly  rocks, trying his best to make and were safely sitting in a row  Spotty fall over the cliff. He  would stay until the very last  second and then just as the  dog's mouth was closing on  him he would swoop out over  Car Sense  CONTRACT PROPOSAL INVITED  HOWE SOUND LOG BOOM  INSPECTION PATROL  THE COUNCIL OF FOREST INDUSTRIES OF  B.C. invites proposals lo cairy out a LOG BOOM  INSPECTION PATROL, in Howe Sound commencing on or aboul April 1.1980.  The operalor should be familiar with Ihe Howe  Sound area and in particular Ihe log slorage and  sorting grounds, and preferably be a resident of Ihe  Gibson-Sechell area. He should be familiar wilh log  booming, sorting and towing practices and be  capable of carrying out minor boom repairs. He  should have a boat capable of withstanding bad  weather and have a speed of a minimum of 8 or 9  knots. The hull should be of such construclion as to  allow some boom work and towing. The boat must  be equipped with adequate radio or radio-telephone  communication so as to facilitate contact with tug  boats, sorting grounds and others.  All proposals should be quoted on a monthly basis  to include approximately 168 hours of patrol a month  to be spread over the whole month. The quote  should include all costs lor Ihe boat and patrolman.  For further information, contact Mr. W.R Bowden,  684-0211. Proposals should be mailed to: Debris  Manager, before March 29,1980.  Is your car gulping more gas wheels are out ol balance. This  than you think it should? The meansthataheavyspotexistson  problem maybeadirtyairfilter. the circumference of the wheel  Your engine consumes about a and tire assembly. As the speed  railroad tankcarofairforevery of the car increases, the effect of  gallon ol fuel that it burns. If ihe this heavy spot is magnified,  dirt and grit in the air were causingthewheelandtiretohop  allowed to passintotheengine.it or bounce up and down causing  would act as an abrasive, vibration. This condition is  gradually wearing away engine corrected by placing lead  parts. The air filtercatches these weights on the inside or outside  particles, but when it becomes ofthe wheel opposite the heavy  clogged with dust and dirt, the spot. Wheelsshouldbebalanced  filtercancause reduced gasoline every time your tires are rotated  mileage.smokingexhaustanda or resurfaced. Balancing your  poor running engine. The car's wheels requiresa relatively  Consumer Automotive Ad- small investment that can  visory Council suggests having providebigdividendsintermsof  yourairfilterchcckedevcryfew better steering control, ex-  months and replaced at least tendedlifefortiresandfrontend  every24,000miles. components, and a smoother  Steering wheel vibration ride,  could be a sign that your car's Does your car make a  screeching noise when turning  the steering wheel hard? Usually  this is caused by a loose power  steering belt. You should have  this tightenedand have someone  takca good look at thchcltitsclf.  Excessive slipping may have  caused wear. And when the belt  breaks you have no power  steering. The other possibility is  low oil level. It's a good idea to  check your power steering oil  level every couple of weeks. If  you find the oil low, look for  leaks.  It's unwise to put plain water  in yourcooling system. Cars are  designed to operated on a 50'V  solution of antifreeze-coolant,  which has a higher boiling point  than water. It's also unwise to  "top off" the radiator with plain  water. Instead,carryacontainer  of pre-mi.xed antifrcc/c coolant  solution in the car in case of  emergencies, or. obtain some, if  needed, at the nearest service  GSR  Council of  Forest Industries  of British Columbia  1500 -1055 West Haslings Street  Vancouver. B C V6E 2H1  facility.  A car's shock absorbers do  more than provide a comfortable ride. Theyhelpmaintainits  stability and safe handling.  Good shocks are essential for  good control. Worn out shocks  csting delectables had already  been gathered for bids at the  Auction which will be held on  May 24 in Elphinstone's gymnasium.  Among the various treats  and novelties upon which the  community in general will be  invited to bid will be: a day  aboard Dr. Herman's yacht; a  half an hour's free legal advice  with lawyer David Leslie; a  clown to visit your child's  birthday party; a dedication  from poet Peter Trower of an  unpublished poem; flying with  Dr. Farrcr; a trip down the  memory lane of old records in  the areas of music hall, variety,  jazz or opera with Allan Crane.  Money raised at this Auction  will be used to landscape the  grounds upon which the Arts  Council building sits and to  add finishing touches to the  building itself.  In other Arts Council busi  ness, Susan Elek reported that  a concert dance has been  arranged for April 12 which  will feature the very popular  variety folk group, Childgrove  supplemented by a violinist.  The first half of the programme  will feature a concert of early  music, and the second half will  feature jigs and reels for  dancing. Only 90 tickets at $4  each will be available for this  event which takes place at the  Arts Centre on April 12, and  these may be obtained from the  Centre in Sechelt or from the  Hunter Gallery in Gibsons. Il is  planned to have wine and beer  available during the intermission and during the dance  portion of the programme.  The next concert in the series  "Countryside Concerts" will be  given by the UC'lair String  Quartette at 8:00 p.m. on April  20 at the Arts Centre.  Pender School  up in the maple tree.  We never saw daddy sparrow  around the front of the house  again.  news  by Mindy Peters  Spring is here and so is the  annual Pender Harbour Spring  Carnival! The Carnival, this  Wednesday, March 26th, starts  at 4:00 at Pender Harbour  Secondary School and ends at  8:00, depending on how long  the prizes last. A nutritious  dinner will be served around  4:30, served by the school's  cooking classes. The dinner will  consist of mini-pizza, chili,  soups and lasagna, so mothers,  don't forget! Don't cook  supper, come to the Carnival  and cat.  The games are pie-throw (so  you can get that person you  dislike so much), cakewalk,  bingo, nail drive, ring and  bottles, bake sale and other  games and raffles. All the  proceeds go to the school's  clubs. Don't forget, the 26th is  the Spring Carnival. Bring a  friend or a tot���you'll have  fun!!!  For May Day, the students in  Grade 11 nominated three girls  and three boys for Pender  Queen and King. The nominees  for the girls are Denise Rem-  mem, Correen Brown and Lisa  Garrison. The boys are Kent  Stone, Clive Benjafield and  Danny Fielding. The winners  are Lisa and Clive. The school  will be decorating a float, and  organizing a May Day dance  for the students,  Careers I . was held at  Elphinstone Secondary on the  19th for the students in Grade  10 and up. The students picked  three careers and attended  lectures on each one for an  hour. Speakers from many  professions including hairdressers, doctors, pilots, engineers, radio technicians, interior  decorators and veterinarians  made presentations. Many,  I'm, sure, found this useful and  found out what they wanted to  know.  HOUSE SCORES as of  March 20: Nootka, 242, Haida,  215.  School Consultative meeting  originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 25th, has been  postponed to Tuesday, April  15th at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is  encouraged to attend the  MADEIRA PARK ELEMENTARY OPEN HOUSE on the  evening of MARCH 26.  THOUGHT FOR THE  WEEK���by J.W. Ncwburn:  People can be divided into  three groups: those who make  things happen, those who  watch things happen, and those  who wonder what happened.  At Career Day last week in Elphinstone High,  the most popular attraction was Tom Lucas  and Robby Peale from CFUN Radio.  Roberts Creek  Hospital Auxiliary  On March 11 in St. Aidan's  Hall, 23 members of the  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary met under chairmanship of  Pauline Lamb. Pauline read a  very challenging poem after the  opening prayer.  Reports from committees  and the Co-ordinating Council  show continued activities in all  areas of service to patients and  administration of St. Mary's  Hospital. Material was dispensed for the making of infant  and toddlers' garments. These  are fast-moving items in the  hospital gift shop.  can result in a hard-to-handle,  unstable car and a potentially  dangerous driving situation.  Have your shocks checked  regularly and replaced when  necessary for safer, more stable  driving. Usually, a shock  absorber that has gone 20,000  miles or more is ready for  replacement.  A directive was received  from the B.C.A.HA. giving  guidelines for Auxiliaries in the  event of a nurses' strike.  Auxiliaries will still serve as  needed in their accustomed  areas but as private citizens and  not in uniform.  Preliminary plans were laid  for the annual "Christmas  Boutique", October 18. The  advanced date will certainly try  and make an opportunity for  "Early Bird" Christmas shopping. The committee of experienced workers is under chairmanship of Beverley Northc-  vay and Madelaine Grase.  The membership bade "Bon  Voyage" to Gertrude Jine who  has been an untiring and  talented worker in our auxiliary. She and her husband will  leave shortly to make their  home in Cumberland. Souvenirs of her stay in Roberts Creek  were presented and good  wishes were shared with a  special cake and tea.  --^^������ifcfcfclSfcTifcfcfhto fciS^ ii i   ti  ll IMIll III IIIIMIM   T    >lTlSlifc^i mmmm  Coast News, March 25, 1980  Congratulations  TO BOB MOSER & STAFF  OF ICG CANADIAN PROPANE  ON THE OPENING OF YOUR NEW PREMISES  McCANN ELECTRIC  (serving the entire Sunshine Coast)  883-9913  WAGMAN & SONS LTD.  885-5788  GEORGE PAGE,  JOHN THOROLD  & DAVID OLDHAM  CARPENTRY  COAST  POWER CLEANING  885-9316  jfiQBME-  SUNCOAST  WEATHER PRODUCTS  Ron McGuiness & Staff  (serving the entire Sunshine Coast)  885-3311  SUNCOAST FENCING &  STEEL REINFORCING  B & A BLACKTOP  iiiif nil  Serving the entire Sunshine Coast,  your community owned newspaper.  Advertising and promotion  886-2622/886-7817  .^-immmatB''  ICG Canadian Propane's new premises next to the Gulf Station, Highway 101, Sechelt  Another big step towards your continuing goal of providing quality service, long lasting low maintenance appliances  and encouraging energy conservation���a benefit for everyone.  ICG CANADIAN PROPANE LTD.  will have their  GRAND OPENING  , CANADIAN,  Saturday, March 29       9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  at their new premises located on Hwy. 101, Sechelt,  between St. Mary's Hospital and the Forest Ranger's  Hut at the 4-way stop sign.  20% OFF EUERVTHING IN STOCK!  *   ALL APPLIANCES  *   ALL R/V EQUIPMENT  *   CAMPING EQUIPMENT  *   HOME HEATING UNITS  FREE  HOT DOGS  FREE  BALLOONS  INTRODUCTORY SPECIALS  SMITH BIG 98  Welding & Cutting Outfit  complete with Twin Welding Hose  & Tool Box  Regular Special  s318.15 $225.00  SMITH STAR 98  Welding & Cutting Outfit  complete with Twin Welding Hose  & Tool Box  Regular Special  M24.30 $339.00  SMITH CAVALIER  Welding & Cutting Outfit  complete with Twin Welding Hose  & Tool Box  Regular Special  s280.65 $210.00  230 AMP AC  Welder complete with Acessory Kit  Regular Special  $231.00 $185.00  295 AMP AC  Welder complete with Accessory Kit  Regular Special  ��301.00 , $240.00  If you take a one year lease  for two cylinders at  '70.00  ask us for an extra  $10.00 DISCOUNT  on your SMITH Outfit.  Limited Offer  FREE  BARON OF  BEEF.  FREE  COFFEE  FREE  DRAW  Write your name and address in the spaces provided below  and place this ad in our barrel on Saturday, March 29th.  No purchase necessary.  Name:   Address:   Tel. No.   surprise;  PRIZES; Canada geese may be fun to look at In Stanley Park, but they take on a new   the Indian Islands close to Irvines Landing in Pender Harbour.  stature when viewed in the wild. These visitors were photographed on one of Picture by Ian Corrance.  HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT -  CONVENIENCE OR ENERGY HOG?  Utility bills, like property taxes, are part of the cost of owning and maintaining  a home. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver suggests the following  ways in which you can not only reduce utility bills, but conserve energy.  Electric bills are easy to cut just by turning out lights that aren't being used,  and by replacing high-wattage bulbs by less wattage for use in areas that don't  require high illumination. Many people may not be aware that incandescent light  is a real power hog when compared to the efficiency of flourescent lighting. You  could save up to 75% on lighting power consumption by converting to  flourescent lights whenever possible. Remember too, light coloured room  surfaces reflect light so that less artificial help is needed. Clean fixtures, clean  lamp shades and dusted light bulbs help a lot in spreading more light too. High  intensity reading lights directed only at the area you want can save you  illuminating an entire room.  Some other tips include locating your refrigerator or freezer well away from  heat-producing appliances like stoves or dishwashers. The heat from these  appliances makes cooling equipment work harder. When installing a new  electric hot water heater, locate it as close as possible to the kitchen and  Please turn to Page Nine.  /    /   VANCOUVER IS1.AND  Iff      "'"* ""'" Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  Box 1490,  QnMNji  ���w^    nn! Z\  885-2235  Toll Free  689-5838   CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  HOMES HOMES HOMES  HOMES  NEW ON THE MARKET  THE BEST IS YET TO COME...      No. 372  A sweeping asphalt driveway leads to this  comfortable 2 bedroom rancher situated on 1,12  acres of view property. Large livingroom with  valance lighting and attractive lloor to ceiling  fireplace. Dining area has sliding glass doors to  entertainment size patio overlooking the low  maintenance Japanese style garden with an  abundance of ornamental shrubs. Large master  bedroom and good size second bedroom. Bright  kitchen with built-in dishwasher, pantry with  loads of cupboards and access utility room. The  possibility of subdivision at some future dale is  money in the bank. Priced at $94,500, see this  property with Lynn Wilson, 885-5755.  NEW ON MARKET  TWO BEDROOM CHARMER No. 378  Located just steps from the best sandy beach  around. Lots of cedar decor in this Lindal type  home. Small, treed and landscaped lot. The home  has warm stone fireplace and the fridge and stove  are included in the low, low price of $39,500.  Larry or Ruth Moore, 885 9213.  mW  IP^"  E'^'i  , >-v   jev  *rT-T ��*-,   if   ,) !  WATERFRONT ACREAGE No. 354  Location, Egmont, B.C., appioximately 325 ft. of  waterfront with deep moorage, 3.20 acres in all,  plus 4 bedrooms, 954 sq. ft. main���600 sq. ft. up.  View from kitchen, livingroom and sundeck up  Jervis Inlet. Retirement dream, weekend retreat  or just plain investment. Priced to sell at $98,500.  George Longman, 885-3400 or Ed Baker, 885  2641.  | GIBSONS - NEW HOME No. 377  WITH ��� Heatilator fireplace  WITH ��� 3 bedrooms on main floor  WITH ��� 5 pee. family bathroom (2 sinks)  j WITH - large fiberglass matted sundeck  WITH ��� partial ocean view  WITH - 70 x 140 ft. level sunny lot on Sunnyside  Drive (better homes).  WITH - mainly finished basement  WITH   low price of $63,900  ��� Rita Percheson, 885-5706  SECHELT VILLAGE No. 366  Three bedroom rancher approximately 2 1/2  years built. Very neat and clean inside and out,  has fireplace and ww throughout. Walking  distance to shopping, fenced and mostly  landscaped. Stove, fridge, washer and dryer  included. Asking $58,000, offers please. Ed  Baker. 885 2641.  HAND1MAN SPECIAL No. 328  1100 sq, ft., 3 bedroom home, in need ol repair  located on 5 acres of ALR within walking  distance of the Gibsons Mall. The barn, fenced  pasiures and year round creek make this  property very interesting Asking price $66,500  George Longman. 8S5 3400 or Lynn Wilson. 885  GRANDVIEW OFF CHASTER        No 225  Comfortable two bedroom home with large  sundeck and double carport. Laundry ofi kitchen.  acorn fireplace, carpeted ihrougbout with a large  one bedtoom suite in basement level, presently  rented lor SJ25 per month including heat and  light Large lot tor vegetable garden or chickens.  $67,500 Ewi Carskt,. 885 22ib ox SS67126  FOUR BEDROOMS No. 345  Complete with 2 1/2 bathrooms, large living  room, sundeck, wine cellar, rumpus room and  assumable low interest mortgage. $56,500.  Chuck Dowman, 885-9374.  itnjfe  FOR YOUR APPRECIATION No. 299  Beautifully designed and superbly built view home  in Sandy Hook, easily one of the finest in the area.  The effect achieved with blending of wood,  masonry and glass is both attractive and  functional. Features include sauna, conversation  pit and dens. Terms considered with a good down  payment on the $94,900 asking price. Bert  Walker, 885-3746.  BENDIX SINGLE-WIDE HOME     No. 355  Situated on beautiful sunny park-like grounds on  Flume Rd,, Roberts Creek and only 3 blocks to  excellent swimming beach. This home is  exceptionally well-maintained. Purchase price  includes 4 appliances and garden shed. Why rent  when you can own this desirable 12 x 60 Bendix  for only $13,900. Rita Percheson, 885-5706 or  George Longman, 885-3400.  VILLAGE HOME No. 341  Attractive 3 bedroom family home, one year built.  All rooms very spacious. Fireplace in 25 ft.  livingroom, w w throughout. Kitchen has more  than ample cupboards. Huge master bedroom. 2  1 2 baths Rec room finished. Home lends itself to  in-law suite. Sundecks back and front, 91 x 125 ft.  lot and provides privacy at rear $68,500 Ed  Baker, 885 2641.  COUNTRY QUIET  WESCAN ROAD No. 310  In this 3 bedioom home on large lot. living room  wilh sliding door to balcony Large family style  kitchen with loads ol cupboards Laundry area  adjacent Ten loot high basement withwidedooi  Ideal tor parking boat or campei See this home  with Lynn Wilson. 885 5755  Priced at 539.900  GIBSONS No. 359  11.5% assumable mortgage, house plus 0.65  acres. 3 bedroom split level home, family room off  ihe kitchen, fireplace, formal dining room. Master  bedroom with ensuile. Finished mother-in-law  suite in half basement. Attached double garage,  finished loft, large patio...$84,900. For viewing or  more information call Eva Carsky, 885 2235 or  886-7126.  qJ*����Ww.  DAVIS BAY FAMILY HOME No. 216  Within walking distance of the beach this 3  bedroom home has a fully fenced Ibt. Large  living/dining room with fireplace. Convenient  kitchen with eating area and sundeck. The  basement is a real spot for fun and games with a  fireplace in the comfortable family room, also  billiard room adjacent laundry room and powder  room on lower level. Be sure to see this home  as soon as possible with Lynn Wilson, 885 5755.  BRAND NEW & BEAUTIFUL        No. 343  Three bedroom full basement home, lots of sunny  decks to appreciate the view, Close to schools.  Heatilator fireplace, ensuite plumbing, formal  dining and eating area in kitchen. This lovely  home is priced at only $65,500. Larry or Ruth  Moore, 885-9213.  NEW ON MARKET  AWARD WINNING HOME - HOPKINS  No. 356  Spectacular view of Keats Island and Howe  Sound from this Award Winning home. This  spacious, quality constructed home in Hopkins is  located on private 1/2 acre grounds. Conveniently located yet is private and quiet. Less than 500ft.  to beautiful swimming beach. Sel (contained  revenue suite in daylight basement. Assumable 10  1 4% mortgage. $94,900. Rita Percheson. 885  5706.  DAVIS BAY No. 317  Beautiful lamily home m desirable Davis Bay area.  Approximately 4 blocks to elementary school, On  a cold winter evening enjoy ihe warmth of open  fired recreation loom Family cook will appreciate  roomy kitchen with built-in Mollat oven and  range. A graciout. formal dming area is waiting foi  the friends you'll invite for your housewarmlng  party! This home has 3 bedrooms, ensuite  plumbing and ocean view $67,000. Rita  Percheson. 885 5706  NY WEST SECHELT SPECIAL  No. 303 I  Fine family home on corner lot in a great [  subdivision. On sewer loo. This large home has  many extra features, great storage, carport and  garage workshop and includes five appliances.  Also special is the assumable mortgage of 10 j  1/4%. Asking $74,500. Ruth or Larry Moore, 885-  9213.  MONEY MAKER No. 309 ]  Three   bedrooms,   2  bathrooms,  very  large  undeveloped rumpus room area, plumbing for j  wet bar. Eating area in kitchen with a great pantry i  space.  The  lot  needs landscaping for your  enjoyment. View to the south east. $57,500.  Chuck Dowman, 885-9374.  WATERFRONT ANYONE? No. 245  Yes, be sure you inspect this fine Hassan Road  property with its deep moorage, a nice2 bedroom  home plus guest cottage on a 75 by. 250 ft. lot.  Offers possibilities for further development.  Make your offer on the $130,000 asking price.  Bert Walker, 885-3746.  ACREAGE  INVEST YOUR MONEY IN ACREAGE!  No. 241  Five acre parcel at Ruby Lake, very close to I  beach access. With excellent swimming, fishing I  and boating. $29,500. Eva Carsky, 885-2235 or  886-7126.  PRIVATE PARKLAND No. 325  This 1.8 acres of lovely parkland could be your  new homesite or is subdividable into four lots. A  good investment at only $46,500. Larry or Ruth  Moore, 885-9213.  TIMBERED VIEW ACRES No. 315  Reasonably level area for a building site on this  lovely timbered 6 acre parcel overlooking Hotel  Lake. Just minutes to excellent fishing and  boating at Irvines Landing. An excellent buy at  just $28500 with low down payment and terms.  Bert Walker, 885-3746.  ROBERTS CREEK ACREAGE        No. 371  1,44 acres of prime building location. Partially  clear on half the property with foundations lor  1500 sq. ft. home. All services available except  sewer. Can be subdivided. $38,500. George  Longman, 885-3400.  KLEINDALE ACREAGES No. 3884 |  A lovely subdivision of some 23 parcels, each  being 2 acres or more located on both sides of the  highway on paved road access and remaining in  their natural state except for road construction.  Here's your opportunity for a rural retreat yet just  minutes to the best fishing and boating areas.  Vendor will also take 15%down with a 3 year term  of 13��i��or a 20year amortization. Prices starting at  $18,500. Bert Walker. 885-3746.  INSURANCE  It took the big moving van  but we finally  got him moved into  HIS NEW OFFICE  Century Insurance  "Have we ever got  a policy for you!"  "TINY BOB"  885-2235  WE'RE THE NEIGHBORHOOD PROFESSIONALS FOR YOU.  RITA PERCHESON CHUCK DOWMAN - SALES MANAGER LARRY REARDON  RUTH MOORE       PETER SMITH      R.B. "TINY BOB'KENT        ED BAKER     LARRY MOORE  BERT WALKER GEORGE LONGMAN LYNN WILSON EVA CARSKY  Free Catalogue On Request Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980  Box 1490,  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  w2L  885-2235  loll Fim  689-5838  CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  LOTS  LOTS  LANDSCAPED VIEW LOT No. 346  Easy-lo-build on lot on Gower Point Rd. Should  have nice water view if owner builds basement  home. Beach close by and sewer hook-up on  laneway. Area of better homes. $13,500. Rita  Percheson, 886-5706.  VIEW LOTS & WALK TO BEACH No. 358  Just one block to super swimming beach. One lot  cleared and ready for building, the other requires  small amount of work. Perfect location for  daylight basement homes. Either lot priced at  only $15,500. Larry or Ruth Moore, 885-9213.  ONE BLOCK TO BEACH & BOAT RAMP  No. 180, 184, 203  Ocean view lots in area of better homes serviced  by sewer. Don't wait, priced from $13,900 to  $14,500. Lynn Wilson, 886-5755.  BUILDING LOT No. 360  Roberts Creek bldg. lot on Lower Road near  Cheryl-Ann Park. Size 70 x 150 ft., water, hydro  and cablevision at lot's edge. Asking price  $13,500 to guarantee a quick sale. George  Longman, 885-3400.  GROWING SOIL No. 376  This is a great lot, flat, partially cleared and has  great growing soil. The size 80 x 250 ft. is  interesting and there is a good site for a home with  seclusion. Larry Reardon, 8853924.  VIEW LOT No. 21-368  View lot-Gibsons 40 x 125 ft. in Village of  Gibsons. $13,500. Eva Carsky, 885-2235 or 886-  7126.  WEST SECHELT No. 367  One half acre lot nice and level, cleared and ready  to build on. Water, hydro and cable. Lot size 70 x  260ft���$13,900. Ed Baker, 8852641.  BIG-TREED LOT No. 369  West Sechelt���6/10 acre of beautifully treed land,  80 x 338 ft., the view improves as you go on the  lot. Services at roadside. Vendor firm at $20,000.  It's a Beaut!!! Peter Smith, 885-9463.  WEST SECHELT  DERBY & NORWEST  BAY ROADS  No. 322 & 324  There is a choice of fine lots, cleared lots or lots in  their natural state. Some have good views, sizes  and prices vary but buy now and build the home  of your choice. On Norwest Bay Road, Lots 30,  32, 22, 34 are $12,900. On Derby Road, Lot 25,  $12,500, Lot 24 $11,900, Lot 20, $16,500. Larry  Reardon, 8853924.  HEYI WE'VE MOVED! No. 257  And brought along the listing of this 85 x 148 ft.  lot. Downhill to the south is the country pub and  easy ocean access. $17,500. "Tiny Bob", 885  9461.  TWO VIEW LOTS No. 147 & 148  These are two good view parcels located on  Deerhorn Drive. They have power, water and  phone at the road and are just waiting for you or  your friends to develop. Make an offer for one or  both and plan for the future now. Asking just  $9,500 each. Bert Walker, 8853746.  SANDY HOOK VIEW No. 295  A great view on Sandy Hook Road, 98 x 107 ft.,  not long and narrow, easy access off road. Little  clearing required. Full price $10,000. Peter  Smith, 885-9463.  LAST & LARGEST No. 242  This extra large lot with super view is located on a  quiet street in an executive home area of West  Sechelt. The lot sewered and very large. Listen to  the rushing creek near your new home site. Just  $22,000. Larry or Ruth Moore, 885-9213.  WESCAN ROAD No. 21-249  Large lot 91 x 340 ft. with plenty of evergreens for  seclusion. Ideal for summer retreat. Summer  cottages on either side. Try $9,500. Assessed at  $11,500. Ed Baker, 885-2641.  WOODED PRIVACY No. 296  A bit steep, but so beautiful. Lots of trees, 276 ft.  deep, view when selective clearing done. On quiet  cul-de-sac, southwest exposure. Full price  $10,000. Peter Smith 885-9463.  NEW ON MARKET  CLOSE TO MARINA No. 375  Two large lots in the Secret Cove area. Great  place for a recreation or year round home and  walk to boat moorage, well treed and attractive.  Only $16,000 each. Larry or Ruth Moore, 885  9213.  LOTS IN VILLAGE OF SECHELT  No. 292 & 293  At $9,900 now is the time to buy. Try your terms.  Lynn Wilson, 885-5755.  INFLATION FIGHTER! No. 348  This 63 x 192 ft. (approx.) choice building lot is  much larger than most! Municipality indicated  they may allow duplex zoning due to large lot size  if owner made application. Only 2 short blocks  walking distance to beautiful beach. Cochrane  Road. $18,000. Rita Percheson, 8855706.  WEST SECHELT BUILDING LOT No. 374  Quiet private street in a growing family  neighbourhood. Good location, just minutes from  the Village and close to elementary school. And  the best part only $12,900. Larry or Ruth Moore,  8859213.  YOU'RE INVITED No. 2821  Ask about this neat waterfront in a cozy cove. I  We'll be glad to tell about the sewer system. You |  can hook up to lights, water and phone. Just |  $32,500. "Tiny Bob", 885-9461.  UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW No. 3531  From this gently sloping lot waiting for you,  builder, only $9,500. Lynn Wilson, 885-5755.  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY No. 2431  Trailer Park West Sechelt located on 6 acres of I  prime property. 20 pads available, 14 presently I  rented at $85 per month and owner expects all 2QI  to be rented by May. Owner also has approval for I  10 more pads, bringing the potential to 30 pads. [  Owner's residence is a modern 1425 sq. ft., 31  bedroom home complete with sauna and a 20/401  heated swimming pool located at the rear of the I  property secluded by a bank of evergreen trees. [  Asking price $230,000. Financing is made easy I  because of a $118,000 A/S at 91/2% no term until I  paid. George Longman, 885-3400 or Chuck |  Dowman, 885-9374.  PENDER HARBOUR $98,900 No. 350 I  This 8 acres zoned light industrial and/or other [  uses, has great potential. It lies almost opposite I  Francis Peninsula turnoff on both sides of I  Highway 101 next to the building supply and I  laundromat. It has good water access and is a  (airly flat piece easily developed. Larry Reardon,  885-3924.  BEAUTY OF A BUSINESS!!! No. 320  Own your own profitable business in growing  Sechelt Village. Present income excellent for this |  beauty salon with 4 work stations. Room for i  expansion.   For   details  on   your  successful .  prospects call Rita Percheson, 885-5706.  REALTY  LTD.  ^%%w  Serving the Lower Sunshine Coast  Phone 886-2000 or 886-9121  Located in the Seaside Plaza, Gower Point Road, Gibsons.  EVENINGS & WEEKENDS  CALL NORM PETERSON OR DENNIS SUVEGES  886-2607 886-7264  LW^ J  REAL ESTATE  GENERAL INSURANCE  AUTOPLAN  c~  ASSUME 12% MORTGAGE  BEACH AVE. - ROBERTS CREEK: One year old home,  3 bedroom, family room. Skylights and fireplace. Sits on  approximately 1/4 acre. Natural setting amongst the trees.  Walking distance to beaches. Home very well built. Price  includes dishwasher, stove, fridge, washer and dryer.  $68,000.  GOWER POINT RD: This 3 bdrm. single story home  would make a great starter or retirement home. Located  next to park and tennis courts within easy walking to  shopping. It has a open beam design and a small fireplace.  Don't miss this one as it is priced to sell at only $41,500.  SOAMES POINT: Small, very old one bedroom, part  basement home. Not much value in house. The two lots  being well worth the lull price. Well treed and close to a good  beach. Asking $39,000.  O'SHEA RD.: Well built 2 bedroom lull basement home.  Many extras in this house plus a 3 room self-contained suite  in the basement rented for $125 per month. The lot is fenced  and landscaped with nice garden area, all this on a Q.T.,  dead-end street. Asking price $67,000.  GIBSONS - Commercial building in the heart of the Village.  This 14 year old store sits on 4 lots with a total area of 17,886  sq. ft. The building is 114 stories with 4471 sq. ft. on the main  floor and 1562 sq. ft. on the upper The overall condition is  good and the building could be used for a wide variety of  retail outlets. The store fixtures are NOT included in the sale  price of $175,000 BRING ALL OFFERS  THIS STORE MUST BE SOLD  GLASSFORD ROAD, GIBSONS: 3 bedroom, base  ment home. Built in 1977. Very neat and tidy. Has an  assumable mortgage of 11 3/4% at $352 P.I.T. per/month.  Includes fridge, stove, washer, dryer. A good family home.  Now listed for $57,900.  WINN ROAD ��� GIBSONS  Three bedroom, full basement home on large 100 x 120 ft.  view lot next to Post Office. House is in a very damaged state  and will need a lot of work to make it liveable. Priced to sell  "as is" at only $31,500.  WATERFRONT  GOWER POINT 150' of waterfront. If you are looking for  property in the $150,000 range you should see this large 2200  sq. ft., 4 bdrm. home plus basement. A good pathway leads  to a nice beach. Features include large open ceiling  livingroom with hand-hewn beams, a floor to ceiling stone  fireplace, double plate windows. Stone and cedar bark  exterior, shake roof plus much more. Some terms available.  WATERFRONT & SECLUSION - SECHELT INLET  Not 1 lot but 2 lots, crown lease land. Cabin on each lot,  water access only. Great summer and winter homes.  ACREAGE  AGENTS FOR EVERGREEN PARKLAND  Over 60 large wooded lots in parklike setting, located 1200'  from highway on Veterans Road. Drive in and look around  as these lots are priced to sell from only $8,500. to $15,200.  LOTS  COMMERCIAL LOT: 0.83 acres zoned Comm 2. This  large lot is in the Regional District but is on the border of  Gibsons Village, just off Highway 101,one block fromcurling  rink. This would make good holding property or it could be  developed. Askinq $22,500.  MAPLEWOOD LANE - GIBSONS: Ideal 2 1/2 year old  family home. Close to beaches���southerly view of Gulf from  living room. Well built and maintained. Three bedroom, full  basement with finished rec room. $69,500. Also has  adjoining lot cleared and fenced for those summer outings or  room for the family to play on. $17,000,  KING ROAD  EVERGREEN PARKLAND  New 3 bedroom home on crawl space, has built on carport  with storage area. 1100 sq. ft. and sits on a nice level lot.This  should be seen as it will not last at only $52,000.  LOTS  ROBERTS CREEK-CHERYL>NNE PARK RD. Urge  corner lot in area of neuAffnA^filly treed with some view  over the water to VanQjWA Island. Priced $20,000  SCHOOL ROAD: Large view lol zoned for duplex or  single. If you are looking for a good building lot, this one  should be seen as it is priced to sell at only $13,500.  COCHRAN ROAD 4 - 65' x 125' level lots to pick from. All  backing on Village park. Priced to sell at $12,000.  CHASTER ROAD Bring all offers on 80' level cleared lot,  close to school. OK for trailers.  GIBSONS, WYNGART RD - Fairly level lot with view of  Keats Island and Shoal Channel, lot on sewer, is also duplex  zoned. $17,500.  WHARF ROAD: Langdale-treed, 65 x 190 ft. good  building lot. $15,500.  GRANTHAMS LANDING: Two 50 x 103 ft view lots.  Don't miss them as they won't last bng at only $18,000 for  both. Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980  Toll Free  689-5838  OnluiK  ra.  21  885-2235  Wc are pleased to announce the opening of our  NEW OFFICE on WHARF STREET  in the heart of Sechelt, on Monday, March 24.  --*    \\^    PORPOISE      /   I  7  W/e are proud 0/ trie internartonaJ image 0/ our  association with 360 offices in Canada and 7480  offices in the U.S.A., Alaska and Hawaii, making  Century 2Vs organization the largest group of  Realtors in the world.  For the very best of Real Estate Service,  call us at 885-2235  Our neighbourhood professionals are at your service  EVA CARSKY        R.B. "TINY BOB"KENT BERT WALKER  ED BAKER LARRY REARDON LYNN WILSON PETER SMITH  GEORGE LONGMAN LARRY MOORE     RUTH MOORE RITA PERCHESON  KEN H. WELLS - PRESIDENT CHUCK DOWMAN - VICE PRESIDENT  GENERAL MANAGER SALES MANAGER  CENTURY 21 CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE (1978) LTD. lexander Realty Ltd.  GARDEN BAY WATERFRONTAGE:  A 4 bedroom home with all amenities. There is a separate suite in the lower  level and a magnificent view of the harbour and harbour entrance. Property is  1.3 acres blacktopped access, carport, mini stable and has the best moorage  in Garden Bay for protection and deep water. Has large float secured by 4  pilings which can accommodate a large vessel. Lots of room for additional  dwelling. $200,000.  EGMONT: professionally built home within  walking distance of government dock, all  appliances, 3 bedrooms, fireplace, workshop,  excellent garden area, loaded with extras.  $80,000.  AGAMEMNON CHANNEL: A well, protected 5 acre Island, just a short distance up the  channel from Pender, the best possible  moorage, new dock, power plant, water,  boardwalks throughout, a beautiful location,  fantastic diving area and excellent fishing.  EGMONT: 32 acres with over 1000 *ft.  waterfrontage. House and several buildings,  includes large foreshore lease, has trout stream  running through property, level beach area,  ideal for float plane moorage, large protected  dock, spectacular view, formerly asalmon farm.  $370,000.  GARDEN BAY: A very attractive 2 level  home at the end of Claydon Road overlooking  harbour. Very private as B.C. Hydro easement  is on one side. Access from paved road.  FRANCIS PENINSULA: 9.3 acres with  approximately 325 ft. waterfrontage located in  Gerrans Bay. A rare commodity for this area  priced at $175,000.  r  MADEIRA PARK: Two choice view lots  overlooking Churchill Bay and Texada Island.  Easy to build on. Good soil and in a quiet area.  $15,000 each.  EGMONT: 33.2 acres with approximately 800  ft. waterfrontage all of D.L. 5341. Spectacular  exposure looking directly over to Nelson Island  and Captains Island, bounded by two small bays  lor good moorage, a very reasonable price of  $90,000 with sign on Egmont Road showing  road access.  MADEIRA PARK: 4.41 acres of commercially  zoned property adjoining existing shopping  centre. Includes two stores, house and other  extras, the last of its kind in a rapidly developing  area.  EGMONT: Over 10 acres of choice land just  seconds away from government dock and good  moorage, post office and stores. Access from  Egmont Road. $56,000.  CORTEZ ISLAND: Lot 1, D.L. 861 has 14.3  acres with 1800 ft. waterfrontage and a lovely  pebble beach, level land loaded with gravel,  located in Squirrel Cove adjoining government  dock. $180,000.  883-2491-  P.O. Box 10, Madeira Park, B.C. V0N2H0  Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980  REALTY  LTD.  Serving the Lower Sunshine Coast  Phone 886-2000 or 886-9121  Located in the Seaside Plaza, Gower Point Road, Gibsons  EVENINGS & WEEKENDS  CALL NORM PETERSON OR DENNIS SUVEGES  886-2607 886-7264  MAPLE WOOD LANE  GIBSONS  Near new 3 bedroom basement home in  an area of all new homes. Sitting on a  large lot at the end of the cul-de-sac. this  home has top line floor coverings  throughout plus many other features.  This one should be seen as it is priced to  sell at only $64,900.  GORDON AGENCIES LTD,  Real Estate  30 Years At Cowrie St. Sechelt  Insurance      Box 123, Sechelt   Phone 885-2013  SECHELT  SECLUDED  WATERFRONT ESTATE  West Coast contemporary  design. Cedar exterior with  skylights. Four bedrooms.  Three fireplaces. Under construction. Price $170,000  WATERFRONT LOT FOR SALE:  Come in and talk it over with John  Wilson.  WINTER   ROAD   OFF   NORWEST  BAY RD: 70 ft. lot. Asking $13,900.  PEBBLE CRESCENT: 54.6 ft. lot, rear  lane. $14,900.  UPLAND RD. TUWANEK: Small  creek on this interesting lot. Only $7,500.  JOHN WILSON  885-9365  t  WEST SECHELT: Three  bedroom basement home.  Fully developed lower level  including third bathroom.  Landscaped. F.P. $67,900.  SECHELT: Two bedroom  compact home on 100 x 250  ft. lot bordering on 3 streets.  Subdivide? Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980  Mitten Realty Ltd  Vancouver Toll Free  681-7931  Trail Bay Mall  Box 979  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  885-3295  Conveniently located in Sechelt's Trail Bay Shopping Centre  WATERFRONT  SOMETHING SPECIAL $140,000  This expertly crafted fine quality home has  approximately 1800 sq. ft. on the main floor and  approximately 1200sq.ft. down. The 24 ft. living  room with heatilator fireplace, formal dining  room and fully applianced kitchen all face onto  an unobstructed panoramic sea view. En suite  master bedroom, guest room with full bath plus  large utility room round out the main floor. Lush  wool carpeting throughout. Open fired 26 ft. rec  room with wet bar, 3rd bedroom, three piece  bathroom, sauna, storage and workshop all on  ground level. Double garage. Please call Corry  Ross at 885-9250 for appointment to view this  exceptional home.  SANDY HOOK $68,500  Charming waterfront home with 75 ft. of sandy  beach. Greenhouse, garden areas, many  extras. For more details call Rene Sutherland at  885-9362.  1320 FT. WATERFRONT  Forty super acres at Gunboat Bay, Pender  Harbour. Road and water system partially in.  Contact us for complete details and assessment  of potential. Could make an interesting  purchase in conjunction with our ad for "Tight  Little Island", Syd and Frances Heal, 886 7875.  TIGHT LITTLE ISLAND $27,500  Here is a super spot in Gunboat Bay completely  sheltered and surrounded by deep waler.  Pilings in for a float. Ideal for yachtsman and  people interested in ouidoors. MLS, Syd and  Frances Heal, 886 7875.  SANDY HOOK $27,500  Nice low bank waterfront with almost 100 feet  frontage. Would be an ideal hideaway. Deep  moorage. This property is over 11/4 acres. Call  Terry Brackett at 885 9865,  TUWANEK WATERFRONT  Nicely tree, side by side, 95 x 110 ft. of  waterfront overlooking Lamb's Bay, southerly  exposure, these properties are priced at  $28,000 and $28,500 each. For more details  call Rene Sutherland at 885-9362.  WATERFRONT ACREAGE        $124,900  Situated on Sakinaw Lake, 16 acres plus 2500ft.  plus/minus of waterfront. Two bedroom home  and guest cottage. Two floats and boathouse.  Private Bay, big enough for float plane. Ray  Bernier, 885-5225.  ACREAGE  WAKEFIELD ROAD $24,500  Beautiful view lot, 1.02 acres borders on ravine  and Wakefield Creek. For details call Rene  Sutherland at 885-9362.  PENDER HARBOUR ACREAGE  An exceptional buy���19.5 acres in natural state  all ready to subdivide into three parcels, or can  be held in one piece. Surveyors plans in our  office. Near to all services and shops. Call Don  Lock at 885-3730 for more information.  NORTH ROAD, GIBSONS $65,000  4 1/2 acres, just past Reed Road. 1440 sq. ft.  double wide home with three bedrooms,  livingroom, den and J*ittfien/dining area.  Master bedroom Jms^u/��-iii closet, full  bathroom with g��pMtuJ>lira separate shower,  Second be^mu^m [JbtuII bathroom of its own.  There's a u^y room, a wet bar and lots of  storage space. Oil furnace supplemented by  wood heater. Call Dal Grauer at 885-3808.  HOMES  SECHELT $54,000  Three bedroom home ideal for retiree's or as a  starter home. Handy lnca*^n\p schools and  shops. This home featufc a��Jy iireplaceand  separate dining iofrr^^|l6rty has been fully  fenced to enst  rear patio, Mai!J_  Brackett to tour this one. 885-9865.  :-it|1%V^J, '.while you relax in the  ���lan^ihei nice extras. Call Terry  WEST SECHELT $79,900  Great four bedroom on view lot in West  Sechelt. This home features a large garage/  workshop, large bedrooms, a separate family  and two and a half baths. Owner will consider  offers. Cali Terry Brackett, 885-9865.  SECHELT  New large 3 bedroom homej  dining room plan, ]uts_a  area. Ensuite  $53,000  in kitchen and  'd and counter  bedroon. Full  unfinished ba^mmmm/J\ew ol Ihe mountains  from the fro^/sundeck. Call Suzanne  Dunkerton lor more information.  SECHELT $48,500  Two bedroom village home could be ideal  starter or retirement home. Features fireplace  and appliances plus ensuite and full four piece  bath. Very good terms with large assumable  morlgage at 12%interest. Call Terry Brackett to  view 8859865.  HOME ON NEARLY 1 ACRE       $59,000  See this beautifully landscaped home over  looking Pender Harbour originally a 12 x 60  mobile now with subtely added rooms and  enclosed roofed patio makes this a desirable  living unit���large lot can possibly be subdivided  into 3 lots. Don Lock at 685-3730 has all details  and will be pleased to show you this home.  HOMES  WILSON CREEK  Spacious two bedroom A frame with loft and  workshop, located on a private road, Beautiful  level waterfront, suitable for recreation or  permanent residence. Price of $50,000  includes 14 year prepaid lease. Please call Rene  Sutherland at 885-9362.  **��  WEST SECHELT $53,000  Ideal starter home or (or the handyman. This  two bedroom home is over 1100 sq. ft. and sits  on a very large lot in a quiet area. Lots of room  for the gardener, and several nice fruit trees  throughout. Call Terry to see this one. 885-  9865.  GET YOUR MONEY  Working with this investment opportunity on  Seaview Ave. This older 2 bedroom house may  be bought with house and lot next door.  Municipal water and sewer. Both houses  currently rented. Lovely view of Gibsons  Harbour. Only $33,000. For more details call  Dal Grauer at 885-3808.  SEAVIEW AVENUE  Small 1 bedroom house with a view of Gibsons  Harbour. This old-timer is solid and serviceable  at only $31,000. Please call Dal Grauer at 885-  3808.  TWO SUITES - ROBERTS CREEK  $56,900  Located on Marlene Road this house is at  present rented as two suites. An excellent  investment for occupation and rental or rent  both suites. Call Don Lock at 885-3730 for all  details and appointment to view.  STARTER HOME $29,000  This immaculate 2 bedroom home is located on  leased land nearby to Sechelt Village. A first  mortgage of 11".. is available to the buyer and  the price includes range, fridge, freezer, washer  and drapes. Lease to May 1995. Call Don Lock  at 885 3730 for all details and appointment to  view.  SELMA PARK/^^/" $18,500  Just renovated fozwnvo bedroom on nicely  landscaped VjfiAfrJew roof and gutters, plus  insulation in flqfliJ, walls and ceiling. Home has  a fantastic view overlooking Trail Bay and  Islands. Nice terms available. Lease land. Call  Terry Brackelt, 885-9865.  HOMES  HIDEAWAY IN WELCOME WOODS  $29,500  A 1 bedroom home plus a guest sleeping room  on a half acre lot which has been landscaped  and fenced. You must see this and appreciate  the natural surroundings. Ideal for the  fisherman. Call Don Lock, 885-3730 or Corry  Ross, 885-9250.  JUST LISTED $61,900  REDROOFFS  Half acre on Cooper Road. Charming three  bedroom home situated in a parklike setting.  Organic garden, outbuildings, regional water  plus good well. Assumable first mortgage of  $40,000 at 10 1/2%. This unique property won't  last���act immediately. Call Emilie Henderson,  885-5383 or Ray Bernier, 885-5225.  SUNTRAP HOME $37,500  An ideal two bedroom fully insulated home with  southerly outlook over Sechelt Inlet. Small s/c  suite on lower floor if desired. Excellent as  starter home for the newlyweds. Call Don Lock  at 885 3730 for viewing.  RETIREMENT HOME PLUS $59,000  Call Don Lock at 885-3730 for all details on this  lovely mobile plus a 12 x 60 addition. Well built  and insulated, double windows, heated  greenhouse, beautiful landscaping. All this  located in Madeira Park. It may be possible to  subdivide two lots from the .86 acres and leave  you all the improvements.  MOBILE HOME $14,900  Two bedroom 12 x 60 ft. 1972 "Lamplighter"  located in adull trailer park near excellent  beach. Attached carport. Fridge and stove  included. Immediate possession. Please call  Corry Ross, 885 9250.  MOBILE HOME $15,500  Fully skirted six year old single wide in lip-top  shape. Appliances included, three bedrooms.  Call to view, Emilie Henderson, 885-5383.  WILSON CREEK $35,000  Semi waterfront on lease land. The two  bedroom home is well maintained. Large living  and dining room combo. Property is carefully  landscaped. The fridge, stove and washer are  included. This is a prepaid lease with 15 years  left. Call Suzanne Dunkerton at 885-3971 for  more information.  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  GIBSONS COMMERCIAL  You don'l have to be farsighted to see the  potential of this main highway corner site with  existing 2,300 sq. ft. Building easily convertible  to stores or offices. Good parking. Some terms  possibly negotiable. Syd or Frances Heal, 886  7875.  POWELL RIVER  WEST VANCOUVER       beI^er  .NORTH VANCOUVER    885-5225  EMILIE  HENDERSON  CORRY  ROSS  DAL  GRAUER  885-5383  885-9250  885-3808  RENE  SUTHERLAND  885-9362 Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980  Mitten Realty Ltd.  885-3295  MEMBER OF "RELOCATION SERVICES CANADA" REFERRAL SYSTEM.  WE HAVE A TRADE PLAN FOR HOMES, PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS.  Conveniently located in Sechelt's Trail Bay Shopping Centre  HOMES  LOTS  SECLUSION AND PRESTIGE HOME $135,000  You cannot replace this magnificent home for the asking price���plush  carpeting thoughout���circular fireplace divides the beautiful living  room from the cocktail bar. Radiant heat has been installed in floor to  give constant warmth. Master bedroom has ensuite bathroom with  sunken tub and Jacuzzi, swirlpool, games room on lower level, spacious  family room and labour saving kitchen with excess of cupboard space.  More details with Don Lock at 885-3730.  BROWNING ROAD $68,500  Great 3 bedroom home on large nicely treed landscaped level lot in  quiet area. Large area in rear with good garden soil and storage shed.  Also fridge, stove and built-in dishwasher. Large decks front and rear.  Contact Terry Brackett, 885-9865.  WEST SECHELT  PRICE REDUCED $2,000  On these 2 new contemporary homes with view. Features include  vaulted cedar ceilings, solar bronze twin sealed windows, heatilator  fireplace, quality carpets and kitchen cabinets, extra large laundry  room on main floor, sky lights and many other extras. Before you buy,  be sure to see these homes and compare value. To view please call  Emilie Henderson, 885-5383 or Ray Bernier, 885-5225. $73,900 each  VIEW LOT $10,900  On Marble Road in quiet Wilson Creek  subdivision. Owner may carry financing. Call  Ray Bernier, 885-5225 or Emilie Henderson,  885-5383.  TUWANEK $10,000  Treed view lot overlooking Lamb's Bay could be  an ideal retreat for the summer or all year  round. Water and hydro available. Owner will  consider offers. Terry Brackett, 885-9865.  WEST SECHELT $15,500  Lot with all services. Quiet area with bts of nice  trees. Contact Rene Sutherland at 885-9362 to  view this one.  NAYLOR ROAD $10,000  Ideal lot for summer resident or fisherman.  Located close to moorage and great fishing.  Water and hydro available. Try your offer.  Contact Terry Brackett, 885-9865.  WEST SECHELT  Two side by side lots all ready to build on. Water  is all ready in with hydro and cable on road.  Each lot has a cleared level building site with  possible future view. Build on one lot and hold  the other (or privacy or future development.  Priced at $12,000 and $14,500, or try offers as a  unit. Terry Brackett, 885-9865.  SECHELT LOTS $15,000 each  The large fir trees, potential view, sloping  hillside and super size combine to make these  lots a good investment. To view call Rene  Sutherland at 885-9362.  REPOSSESSION $10,000  A good building lot in Pender Harbour  Subdivision. Southerly slope and all services at  roadside. Call Don Lock at 885-3730 with your  offer or for details.  McCULLOUGH ROAD $15,000  Unique view lot with good building site. Hydro,  cable, waler and phone. Over half an acre. Call  Terry Brackett, 885-9865 or Suzanne  Dunkerton at 8853971.  CREEKSIDE PLACE - WEST SECHELT  Price from $9,500 to $12,500. Nine fully  serviced lots situated approximately two miles  northwest of Sechelt at the comer of Norwest  Bay and Mason Roads. Level lots to facilitate  both single and double wide trailers. Call Emilie  Henderson, 885-5383 or Ray Bernier, 885 5225.  SECHELT WEST  One of the finest controlled subdivisions in  West Sechelt. 19 lots, sewer, water, power,  blacktop roads. Most lots treed, with possible  view. Priced from $14,500 to $16,500, For  information call Ray Bernier, B85-5225 or Emilie  Henderson, 885 5383,  PENDER HARBOUR $14,000 each  Two great view lots located side by side on  Malcolm Road. On area water with nice building  sites and bts of trees. Area permits mobile  homes. Owner may carry! Contact Terry  Brackett, 885-9865 or Don Lock, 885-3730.  WELCOME WOODS $19,000  Large lot with some trees. Potential for a  southern view. Services at the road. Call  ���Suzanne Dunkerton, 885-3971 or Terry  Brackett, 885-9865 for more information.  WILSON CREEK $19,900  Approximately 3/4 acre corner lot on  McCullough Road. Well treed, hydro and  .regional water available. Call Ray Bernier, 885-  5225 or Emilie Henderson, 885-5383.  REDROOFFS ROAD $14,950  Superb level building tot, site cleared, many  large trees left. Hydro and water at lot line.  Close to good fishing. For more information call  Rene Sutherland at 885-9362.  WEST PORPOISE BAY $9,900  Nice level bt located in the Village, This bt is  selectively cleared and ready to build on. Water  and hydro. Contact Terry Bracket!, 885-9865.  WAKEFIELD ROAD LOTS  $16,750 each  Two beautiful side by side view lots bordering  on Wakefield Creek. Good building sites, close  to village. For more information call Rene  Sutherland at 885-9362.  UNBEATABLE  View of the inlet from this good-sized lot in  Sandy Hook. No trouble building on this one.  Come and see for yourself. $12,000. Dal  Grauer, 885-3808.  SECHELT VILLAGE  Located at the corner of Reef and Shoal Roads  in the Village of Sechelt, this 11 lol subdivision is  well treed, on regional water. Priced to sell at  $11,500 each. For more details call Rene  Sutherland at 885-9362.  ROBERTS CREEK  This fine building lot near Cheryl-Ann Park  Road is waiting for your imagination. Cleared,  south-westerly exposure. $13,500. Dal Grauer  has the details, 885 3808.  SIDE BY SIDE VIEW LOTS  $13,900 each  These 2 lots are ideally suited for development  and the owners will consider all offers on one or  both. Services at roadside. Call Don Lock at  885 3730 for details.  TOGETHERNESS  Choose a pal for your next door neighbour, or  buy both of these side by side lots yourself for a  private and roomy place to live. The view is  spectacular and can never be blocked. Now's  the time to get things rolling with these easy to  build on Sandy Hook sites. $11,000 each. Dal  Grauer, 885-3808.  TWO LOTS IN ONE  $13,000  Ready for survey and registration this bt is  approved for subdivision into two bts with  common field. Build on one and sell one or keep  it for investment. Don Lock, 885-3730 has all  details.  SUZANNE  DUNKERTON  885-3971  TERRY  BRACKETT  885-9865  uSKIu .9��n SYD AND FRANCES  HANSON LOCK HEAL  886-8295 885-3730 886-7875  KINGSWAY  SURREY  LANGLEY Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING  CENTRE  886-2277  t    IBSONS   V/and land development ltd.  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  682-1513  RR#2, Gibsons,   B.C. VON 1V0  HOMES  HOMES  I JOHNSON RD: Langdale. Need 6 bedrooms  lor a complete in-law suite? This custom built  ��� home features 3 fireplaces, large rec room in  I basement along with games room, 2 1/2 baths.  iBasement suite could rent for $300 per month.  I New assumable mortgage. Try your offer.  I $99,500.  11258 HEADLANDS RD: Very nice little two  Ibedroom home with an excellent Lower Gibsons  I Village location. View of Gibsons Harbour. Has  1 lew outside paint and roof. A perfect starter  I home, listed at $34,900  POPLAR LANE: Completely remodelled 1485  I sq. ft., 3 bedroom 1 1/2 storey home within a  I block of shopping and schools. Features quiet  I setting with private drive, nicely fenced. New  I wiring, insulation, Earth fireplace, brand new  I kitchen all in cedar with fridge and stove. New  I outside cedar siding all around. This beautiful  I home is ready to move into. Phone to view  I anytime. $53,900.  I MANATEE RD: Roberts Creek. Well built  I three bedroom home on lawa lot 73 x 105. Quiet  I dead-end street, fgaffr^vjifcJ just a block to a  1 magnificent beacQjlrality throughout with brick  I heatilator fireplace. This is a good buy for only  $52,500  YMCARD: Langdale. Family home surrounded  with beautifully terraced gardens. This three  bedroom home is situated on a large lot with a  very private selling. Master bedroom has ensuite  plumbing. Large living room with antique brick  fireplace. Kitchen with eating area, plus utility  ��� room. Living room and dining room have cedar  feature walls. Must be seen. $62,900.  ELPHINSTONE: Quiet and private setting, the  panoramic view as only the Granthams Landing  area can provide. This well built home features  three large bedrooms, sliding glass doors onto  sundeck and view! view! view! The home is 1150  sq. ft. with partial basement for rec room and  workshop. Nicely landscaped grounds round out  this comfortable living package. $52,900.  CHASTER RD: Now here's living in style! 1500  sq. ft. full basement home with many many  extras. Three bedrooms upstairs. Huge master  bedroom has full ensuite including bidet. Sliding  glass doors open onto the southern exposure  sundeck. Extra large kitchen has built-in  dishwasher. Downstairs has a finished rec room  and finished two piece bathroom plus lots of room  left to your imagination and handy work. Fully  enclosed garage. Lot is 150 x 160 with home  situated to allow subdivision of the lot. Assume  existing 10 1/4 mortgage and live happily ever  after. $79,900.  CHADWICKRD: Langdale. New on the  market. Lovely 5 bedroom family home on quiet  cul-de-sac street. Double windows, sundeck,  huge landscaped lot approximately 80 x 200 ft.  wilh absolutely spectacular view. Priced to sell,  $69,900.  TRICKLEBROOK DR: Brand new in Creek  side Park Estates. Two storey, three bedroom  family home in this desirable area. Fireplace in  livingroom. Excellent construclion with Dutch  hip roof and hidden gutters. $59,900. Also by the  same builder a one storey, three bedroom home  with fireplace. $52,000. These homes should be  explored.  WHITAKER RD: Custom built ocean view  home in the most beautiful area of the Sunshine  Coast. One block to sandy beach, Davis Bay  dock, store, church, day care centre and school.  Three bedrooms upstairs with ensuite off master.  Expensive cedar finish in dining room and  livingroom. Fireplace. Completely finished  basement with livingroom, bedroom, kitchen and  4 piece bathroom. Single car garage, cement  drive and front nicely landscaped. $67,500.  DAVIS RD: Exceptionally well built three  bedroom home. Heatilator fireplace, two  sundecks, family dining room, plus eating area in  kitchen. All this on main floor. Lovely landscaped  level lot with storage shed, full garden and double $37,500,  garage. PLUS���two furnished suites in basement, self-contained with private entrances. This  is a fantastic value and only two blocks to  shopping, schools, etc. Vendor will carry some  financing. $87,500.  CHASTER RD: Brand new spacious 1247 sq. ft.  contemporary 3 bedroom rancher. Features  vaulted ceiling, cedar wall in dining room,  individual heat control in each room. Added  features include expensive cedar siding carport,  private treed lot in area of prestige homes. 1/2  block from school. Brand new and ready tomove  into. Phone to view anytime. $59,900.  CORACLE DR: Waterfront at Sandy Hook. Do  you want a summer cottage on approximately 74  ft. of sandy beach waterfront? An unbelievable  view? Do you want a private place to go on winter  weekends jusl to sit around the fire and relax?  How about running water, electric service but  completely hidden in the trees privacy? This little  cottage has all this and more. Phone to view  anythime. $59,900.  ROSAMUND RD: 12 x 68 mobile home on  landscaped lot. Two bedrooms, large kitchen and  livingroom. Bath features double vanity and  shower. Backyard has chicken coop, kids tree  house, work shed and garden, fully fenced. New  asphalt driveway in front. Quiet deadend street.  REVENUE  PROPERTIES  POPLAR LANE: 1/2 block to schools, 1 block  to the shopping centre, the ultimate in  convenience on this quiet cul-de-sac. Three  bedroom, 2 storey home with master bedroom  ensuite, finished rec room downstairs. Concrete  driveway in area of new homes. $56,900.  WINN RD: Fourplex. 4 separate Hydro meters,  4 separate oil tanks and furnaces. $12,000 per  annum gross income. In the heart of Gibsons.  $85,000.  ACREAGE  HIGHWAY 101: 17 acres at Middlepoint. Very  suitable for group purchase as this property can  be subdivided. $39,900.  LOTS  LOTS  CREEKSIDE PARK ESTATES: Gibsons  Village off North Road. Lots for single wides,  double wides and conventional homes. All on  sewer, water, hydro and all within three blocks of  schools, medical clinic and Iwo shopping centres.  SUNNYSIDE SUB-DIVISION: Large lots,  1 most have 100 ft. frontage with 150deplh. In quiet  rural setting. All lots nicely treed with southern  I exposure. 1 1/2 blocks to schools and shopping  | centre. Priced from $13,900  WINN RD: Take advantage of this gently  sloping lot to capture bay view. Over 1/3 of an  acre close to all services. Owner will consider  carrying mortgage. $17,250.  GRADY RD: Langdale. Building lot approxi-  malely 75 x 250 x 75 x 253. All services except  ] sewer. View. Selectively cleared, $14,000.  HILLCREST RD: Beautiful large view lot in  prestige area of Village. Paved no through road.  All services underground. Hydro, water,  telephone, cablevision, View of Keats and Gap.  $19,900  GRANTHAMS LANDING: Panoramic view  of Howe Sound and the Islands with the North  Shore Mountains as a backdrop. This 84 x 153 ft.  lot on the corner of Reed Road and Elphinstone is  serviced by regional water, has the driveway in  and has been selectively cleared. Come and see  for miles. $22,500  SHOAL LOOKOUT: View lol with approval  for ordinary septic tank. Lots of nice homes in this  attractive area. $24,900  SHOAL LOOKOUT WATERFRONT: Ap  proximately 135 ft. of absolutely gorgeous bluff  waterfront with southwest view, view, view of  Keats Island, the Gap and Howe Sound. Ideal  investment. $44,900.  GLASSFORD RD: One of the few remaining  bts in area of recent construction. Good building  site within Gibsons Village. $13,900.  POPLAR LANE: 70 x 130 panhandle lol on  sewer. Excellent neighbourhood only one block  to schools and shopping. Flat easy to build on lot  with private driveway. $13,900.  PRATT & GRANDVIEW: Urge corner bt in  amongst executive homes. $14,900.  BONNIEBROOK PLACE: Watch the water  lap up on the shore from this beautiful view lot.  Only one block from the beach where you can  leave your cartop boat. This 80 x 150 ft. lot is  cleared and waiting for your dream home.  $21,900  SANDY HOOK: View bt across the street  from sandy beach access. Terms available.  $11,500.  SANDY HOOK: Level corner .bt with southwest exposuie. Size 69 x 130 with paved road on  both sides. Power and water at site. Short  distance to beach and boat ramp. $10,500.  HILLCREST RD: Beautiful large view lot in  prestige area of Village. Paved no through road.  All services underground. Hydro, water,  telephone, cablevision. View of Keats and Gap.  Creek at back. $23,900  FIRCREST: Only lots 18, 19, 20, 21, 30, 31 and  33 left in this fast developing area. Lots are 61 x  131 with nice trees. Priced from $10,500.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK RD: Over 1/2  acre panhandle lot in Roberts Creek. Only 2miles  from Gibsons. Gentle slope and nicely treed.  Excluding the panhandle the lot measures 125 x  168 and is only one block from the beach. Some  view down Gulf Stream Road. Zoned for 2  dwellings or duplex. $19,900  YMCA RD: Langdale. Building lot 87 x 163 on  quiel dead end street and ready to build on.  $12,900.  LANGDALE RIDGE: Beautiful panhandle bt  at the foot of the Davidson Road cul-de-sac.  Unobstructed view with incredible privacy.  Approximately 1/2 acre with many choice  building sites. The property has a slightly irregular  shape, but averages 140 x 170. $21,900  NORTH ROAD: Commercial zoned lot in  Gibsons Village. 50 x 120. $24,900  CEDAR GROVE SUB-DIVISION      NOW AVAILABLE  ��� Quiet no through street  ��� Adjacent to school & playing field  ��� Nicely Treed  ��� Close to shopping  ��� New homes in the area  ��� Level building sites  ��� Large lots '=   ��  ��� Priced from $12,900 to $16,900     j *  i  Ui  tt���-������r���-~7���r���rrr, r ���t���-  5 ,' 10  hri .&  ,-\.Jhf  ..; , .,     ca      St' '�� �� it < r.     t      .  '. It If        ^    :  MALAVICW    '  Entrance - West along Malaview Road off Pratt Road  STEVE  SAWYER  885-2691  DAVE  ROBERTS  886-8040  LORRIE  GIRARD  886-7760  JON  MCRAE  885-3670  ANNE  GURNEY  886-2164  ARNE  PETTERSEN  886-9793  GARY  PUCKETT  886-9508  GREG  GRANT  886-7204 885-5161 or 5162  Toll Free  685-9828  REALTY INC  INDUSTRIAL  Box 1700  Wharf Rd.  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  REID   IUD     TO HCHEir . tlUMI AIIINMT  Sunrise Ridge Industrial Park  Eleven lots varying from 1/4 acre to 3.8 acres with prices  starting at only $20,000. The geographic location of these  lots   qualifies   for   a  government   manufacturing  and  processing grant. Close to airport on Field Road.  WILL BUILD TO SUIT  RESIDENTIAL  3S  SOU  H  SOU  o  Ul  s  31  sou  30  sou  Ul  -1  a  a  <  s  21.  sou  2t  sou  sou  33  SOU  32  $12,900  2S  sou  21  $11,900  25  sou  21  sou  20  SOU  13  SOU  12  sou  sou  4  $11,900  22  SOU  1!  SOU  II  sou  II  sou  1   sou  3  $11,900  2]  sou  IS  sou  IS  sou  10  SOLD  1  $12,900  2  $11,900  2<  $11,900  It  sou  16 sou  9   sou  1   sou  1   sou  Field Road to SecheH-Glbtora Airport  Sunset Heights        (Phase 1)  Seven view lots remain with a sidehill setting overlooking  the Stait of Georgia. Plan your retirement on one of these  low priced lots. Priced from only $11,900.  WEST SECHELT  3/4 acre view lot overlooking the Trail Islands. 80 ft.  frontage. Priced for quick sale at only $19,900.  Box 1700  Wharf Rd.  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  885-5161 or 5162  Toll Free  685-9828  Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980 9  CONVENIENCE OR  ENERGY HOG Continued from Page One.  bathrooms, so shorter piping keeps hot-water cooling at a minimum. If long runs  of hot water pipes are unavoidable, these should be wrapped in insulating tape  to reduce heat loss.  Be sure that furnaces are checked regularly, and that filters are cleaned and  replaced regularly too. Fireplace and furnace flues should be kept clean for  better burning and to reduce chimney fire hazards, and prevent heat loss from  unused fireplaces by closing the flue tightly when it's not in use.  On sunny winter days, open the drapes wide and let the sun's rays pour in free  heat, and on colder nights, close the drapes to keep the heat in and drafts out.  Thermal linings on drapery over large window expanses are cheaper than  installing double paned windows, and have been proven to prevent from 24 to  30% heat loss through the glass. Conversely, in summer if used properly, they  will reduce heat coming through the windows by about 50%.  Cover pots and pans while cooking, because they heat faster and save  energy. Plan to cook several oven dishes at the same time, and don't open the  oven too often as you risk losing up to 50 degrees at each opening, requiring an  equal amount of energy to heat it up again. Turn down your thermostats during  the day and put on a sweater if you feel a chill, and turn the thermostat of your  water heater down too. Remember that showers take less water (and the  energy to heat it) than baths, and most fabrics today can be washed  satisfactorily in warm or cold water for additional energy saving.  Weather stripping can be put around windows and doors for insulation. Spots  where weather stripping is needed can be found by running your hand along the  frame. If you feel air coming in, weather stripping is needed.  Keep all appliances in top working order. Make sure no faucets are dripping  because you're wasting water and���if it's a hot water tap���you're paying for  energy you're not using.  Many energy and money saving tips are included with tips on saving the  environment in a free pamphlet called Energy and Your Environment���  What Can One Family Do?, available free on request from the Real Estate  Board of Greater Vancouver or the offices of any of its members.  PENDER HARBOUR  REALTY LTD.  Highway 101 at Francis Peninsula Rd.  883-2794  New Low Rates on House Insurant e  WATERFRONT CONDOMINIUMS: 2 luxurious units right on the waterfront in Bargain  Bay. Home No. 1 is an upper dwelling of 1468 sq. ft. total living area with fireplace, appliances  and a BARGAIN BAY price of $75,000. Home No. 2 is 1200 sq. ft. of quality with 2  bedrooms, appliances, extra plumbing and spacious sundecks overlooking the sea and  islands. BARGAIN BAY priced at just $60,000. A LAST OPPORTUNITY TO OWN  WATERFRONT AT THESE PRICES!  PENDER HARBOUR: If you're looking for a safe place to put your dollars, and you  probably are, we have 6.7 acres wilh some 1100 ft, right on Highway 101 priced at just  $35,000.  WATERFRONT LOTS: Just one left...the terrain may be steep, but the price sure  isn't...just $36,000. Better have a look!  ON THE LAGOON: A fine investment opportunity in the heart of Madeira Park. Two fine  homes on 3 acres of tidal waterfronl. No. 1 is 1362 sq. it. with 3 bedrooms, fireplace and  sauna. No. 2 is 768 sq. fl. with 2 bedrooms. Both arc completely modern and come wilh '  appliances, PLUS ihere is a large workshop, insulated, wired and on concrete floor, all lor  $110,000.  SMALL ACREAGES: We have a number of fine parcels from 2 acres. Good terms, good  prices.  VIEW ACREAGES: We can show you several fine properties priced from $18,000 with  good terms.  John Breen  883-9978  Jock Hermon  883-2745 10.  Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980  Doug Joyce  885-2761  Bob Bull  885-2503  Don Hadden  885-9504  Stan Anderson  885-2385  LOTS  ROBERTS CREEK $16,000 ea.  Country lots ��� 2 to choose from. These lots are l/2acre or over,  close to school, store, golf course and beach access. Call Bob.  MADEIRA PARK: Boat Owner's Lot ��� Large, treed lot with  polential view of Pender Harbour. On quiet road with hydro,  phone and piped water at road. Good moorage close by. Full  price $11,500. Call Don.  SECHELT: Gale Avenue ��� level lot with excellent view of inlet.  Underground wiring, all new homes in the area. Close to small  marina. Price $15,500. Call Don.  FAWN ROAD LOT: One of the largest lots in the area, .65  acres, level, cleared, ready to build on. 118 ft. road frontage by  327 ft. deep. Hydro, water and phone along paved road. Try  offers to $14,900. Call Don.  ROBERTS CREEK $18,000  New subdivision���only 3 lots but nicely treed and level. Wind a  driveway through the Irees and build a secluded hideaway. Call  Bob, 885-2503.  ISLAND VIEW PARK: View lot 5 in one of the finest areas of  W. Sechelt. Cleared and fully serviced. Large level buildingsite.  F.P. $26,500. Can Vadim.  SUNSHINE HEIGHTS: $10,000. Extra large building lot in  area of new homes. All services including paved roads. Call  Doug.  SANDY HOOK: Spectacular view lot in quiet residential area.  55 x 163 zoned Rll. Mobile homes permitted, Asking $10,500.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Only available duplex lot in Village of  Sechelt. Cleared and on sewer. Build now or hold for potential  service industrial use. $25,000. Call Bob  OCEAN BEACH ESPLANADE - GOWER POINT: 1/2  acre semi-waterfront lot. Excellent ocean view with westerly  exposure. Easy beach access. Asking $55,000. For more  information call Vadim.  WEST SECHELT: 1/2 acre view lol on Highway. Fabulous  westerly view and only 300 fl. from the ocean. Large level  building site. F.P. $27,900. Call Vadim.  REDROOFFS: Large corner view lot level, cleared and  ready lo huild on. All services. Call Bob. $14,900.  REDROOFFS: Wide frontage corner lot 82 x 259 ft. on Fawn  Rd,, cleared area in front and nice lores! area at rear. Priced low  for quick sale. Call Bob. $14,500.  REDROOFFS - FAWN ROAD  Large Ireed lot in quiet area. All services at road. F.P. $14,900.  Call Vadim.  iderson  REALTY LTD  Jack Anderson  885-2053  Gordon Hall  885-9986  Vadim Kobasew  885-3156  GIBSONS - BAY AREA  Prime VIEW building lots or tremendous  holding properly polential. Small cabin  on property. Located only 200 ft. from  Ihe bay and pn>|X)sed marina. t  Frontage on 3 main roads.  All services including sewer  al road. Lots can be boughl j  as a group or individually.  For more details  call Vadim. Sf/'Y  ftyr\fl  v/  H��AbLA*Jb$ ����.  Post Office Box 1219, Sechelt  885-3211  HOMES  Vancouver Toll Free:  WEST SECHELT: $75,000-Near new 3 bedroom home on  quiet cul-de-sac in new residential area. Large sundeck,  concrete driveway, close to school. Finished basement  complete with auxiliary wood heater. To view this well  decorated home call Bob.  ISLAND VIEW PARK: West Sechelt-One year old, 1,232  sq. ft., 3 bedroom, full basement home on a quiet dead end  street in desirable area of West Sechelt. Large 1/3 acre lot with  an excellent ocean view. This attractive home features  thermopane windows throughout, electric heat and includes  two Fisher airtight stoves. F.P. $75,000. To view call Vadim.  WILSON CREEK: View home. Luge 1700 sq. ft. home, 3  bedrooms, family room, formal dining room, livingroom with  sunken conversation area has heatilator fireplace. 2 1/2 sets of  plumbing, built in vacuum system. Fully fenced yard with  swimming pool. An excellent value at $86,000. Call Stan  Anderson.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Save electricity���save gas���new  three bedroom built with the energy crisis in mind! Located on  Spindrift St. which is only 3 blocks from the post office and  shopping centre. Real brick chimney for Fisher type stove  downstairs and heatilator type fireplace and brick chimney  upstairs. Walls are 2 x 6 for extra insulation. Yard is level and  easy to landscape. Bob will tell you about the other features.  Call 885-2503. F.P. $65,900.  SECHELT VILLAGE: The perfect family home. New, quality  built, 1176 sq. ft. home on a large corner view lot. Features 3  bedrooms, with an ensuite off the master, 2x6 construction  with extra insulation, heatilator fireplace, and full basement.  This home is nearing completion and is now ready for your  choice of finishing details. F.P. $69,900. Call Vadim to review  the plans.  A.E.LKPAGE  I  684-8016  HOMES  Coast to Coast  Real Estate Service  STARTER HOME: A very good"buy on this 1000 sq. ft.  basement home on a close to the beach lot in Davis Bay. One  bedroom on the main floor and 2 in the basement. Aluminum no  maintenance siding, 2 fireplaces and close to the elementary  school. F.P. $44,900. Stan.  WEST SECHELT: Looking for an immaculate basement  home on a large view lot? This is the one! Three spacious  bedrooms, large living room with rock fireplace, kitchen  featuring an attached breakfast nook, finished rec room with  fireplace, 400 sq. ft. sundeck, meticulously landscaped yard,  two car garage, the list goes on and on. Asking $89,900. For all  the details call Vadim.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Look at the price! Look at the view!  This is value���one level too! Three bedroom only 4 yrs. old and  in tip top shape. Good neighbourhood. Has all services.  $49,900. Call Bob 885-2503.  ROBERTS CREEK: Tremendous investment polenlial.  Approximately 7 acres of subdividable south slope property.  Has own well plus regional water. Fruit trees, fish pond and  good garden soil. Huge farm style home. Try your offer to  $165,000. Call Doug.  FRANCIS AVE: Redrooffs area-3 acre hobby farm with  smaller 2 bedroom home, goat shed, tool shed and a 450 sq. ft.  building that could be easily converted into a guest cottage.  Property is partly cleared and fenced. Subdividable into 1/2 acre  lots, Excellent investment at $75,000, For more information call  Vadim.  THE ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME: New, 1120 sq ft.  situated on large corner lot. 3 bedrooms with ensuite off master  bedroom, w/w carpets throughout. Sundeck off dining room.  Carport with outside storage and asphalt driveway. Energy  saving features include 2 x 6cunstruction wilh R 20insulation in  walls and R 28 in ceilings, double pane windows wilh screenson  both floors, heatilator type fireplace upstairs, flue in basement  for easy installation of wood burning stove, electric heat. Close  lo shopping and schools, this attractive home is built to save you  money! F.P. $69,900. Call Vadim.  ROBERTS CREEK: 20 acres of treed privacy. Beautiful year  round stream, garden, southern exposure. Open plan home 3  years old. F.P. $135,000. Call Don.  DAVIS BAY: Need room? Like a view? Want a prestige  home? This is gracious living at its best in a great area and on a  level lot. Don't let the price concern you���have a look at this  special home. $150,000.  SECHELT: Lovely brand new 1300 sq. ft. home all on one  level. Level property really nice for gardening. Large covered  carport and adjoining house. Quality interior finishing. 3  bedrooms, large living room and family-kitchen area. Thermal  skylight in bathroom. Living mom and kitchen area share  attractive brick fireplace with heatilator. Clean electric heat.  Well insulated with double pane windows. A few minutes level  walk to school and shopping. To view call Gordie. Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980  Doug Joyce  885-2761  Bob Bull  885-2503  Don Hadden  885-9504  885-3211  WATERFRONT  &    I"  v^fw&m*"**^  SARGEANT BAY  IMMACULATE WATERFRONT PROPERTY: 1232 sq.ft.  home on one level. Carport and a 500 sq. ft. sundeck. 1.02acres  of land with approximately 86 ft. of waterfront on Sargeant's  Bay. The lot is all landscaped with 2 out-buildings, municipal  water plus a well for garden sprinkling year round. Lot is all  usable. F.P. $89,900. To view call Stan.  IF you want a quiet waterfront retreat  IF you don't have time to build a new, solid house  IF your boat is 40 feet it will fit the boathouse  IF you arrive by plane there is a 44 foot float  IF you are content with 7 1/2 acres, mostly forest  IF you want to invest $75,000-CALL DON!  GRANTHAM'S LANDING- WATERFRONT: Two cabins  on 67 x 117 waterfront lease lot. Well kept main cabin has a brick  fireplace and a large sundeck overlooking Howe Sound. Asking  $45,000. Vendor will assist with financing. For more details call  Vadim.  [andersoiil  REALTY LTD.  Post Office Box 1219, Sechelt  Stan Anderson   885-2385  FREE REAL ESTATE CATALOGUE  WATERFRONT  Jack Anderson  885-2053  Gordon Hall  885-9986  Vadim Kobasew  885-3156  KSjAgjII      Vancouver Toll Free:  Coast to (oast    684*8016  Rial (Mate Service  ACREAGE  A FINE ACREAGE: $33,900 full price. Sechelt Village. Just  under 5 acres with an attractive view and lots of garden soil.  Treed property with a developed well and good road access.  Partly cleared. Call Stan.  VILLAGE ACREAGE: 2.11 acres cleared and ready for a  home. Power and water close by. Quite secluded. F.P. $19,900.  Call Stan.  FARMLAND  SECHELT ��� SANDY HOOK: $149,000 WATERFRONT  moor your sailboat at this dock. Large cedar home with super  sauna, decks everywhere. Privacy and expansive view. Phone  Bob for viewing. This is a quality home���all cedar exterior.  ACREAGE  WANTED: Alberta investor looking for LARGE PARCELS  OF LAND from Port Mellon to Egmont. Cash or terms. To see if  your land meets requirements, call Bob with no obligation, 885-  2503 - OTHER AGENTS COOPERATION ALSO REQUESTED.  REDROOFFS: 1.3 acres, heavily treed. Offers ocean view and  privacy. 400 ft. as the crow flies to the gulf and 1,600 ft. by road  to free boat launch. Hydro, phone, cable T.V. and regional  water along paved road. Full price $27,500. Call Don.  GIBSONS ��� BOYLE ROAD ��� ACREAGE  Become a gentleman farmer. 5 acres of level land with large  home of 2076 sq. ft. on single level. Needs finishing, great  potential has automatic wood-oil furnace, an energy saver.  Regional water and only a few minutes from the Langdale ferry-  Must be seen to be appreciated. Call Gordie.  VIEW ACREAGE: 5 acres in West Sechelt. Some view of the.  ocean. Nicely treed. Good access.  F.P. $24,900  ir '.Wh^m*  BRUSHWOOD FARM: The area's most beautiful small farm.  Full 5 acres of well tended paddocks. Many large evergreen and  fruit frees. Attractive 2 bedroom rancher with guest suite.  Large, well built 6 stall barn wilh auto water system. Huge sand  training area. This property is completely level and has  unlimited subdivision potential. Zoned R2 F.P. $154,000.  WEST SECHELT - FARMLAND: Opportunity to start a  small (arm or nursery on 21 plus, acres. This land has  road, power, water and privacy. One of a kind, waiting for your  plans. F.P. $80,000. To view call Bob.  For Properties In The  PENDER HARBOUR-EGMONT AREA  + HOMES  * LARGEST SELECTION OF BUILDING LOTS  IN THIS AREA  * WATERFRONT ACREAGES  * COMMERCIAL AND BUSINESS PROPERTIES  * MOBILE HOME LOTS  * LARGE ACREAGES  Box 100  Madeira Park,  B.C.  883-2233  | Olli Sladey  % REALTY  LTD.  Toll Free From  Vancouver:           689-7623  Member of Multiple Lilting Service  DAN WILEY, Res. 883-9149 OLLI or JEAN SLADEY,   883-2233 12.  Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 25, 1980  w-s?  Bus. 885-5171  Box 1188. Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  W -Waterfront  H -Homes  A - Acreage  R -Recreational  F - Farms  WATERFRONT ACREAGE  Want Seclusion? Want room to  roam? Want waterfront? Well this 20  acres is secluded and has approximately 1000 ft. waterfront. Want  more information? Call Pat, 885-5171.  F.P. $140,000.  PEBBLE CRESCENT L 183  Good Buy! Here is a good building lot  situated in the Pebble Crescent cul-  de-sac. Close to the schools, and  beaches. F.P. $14,000.  WATERFRONT: 1.25 acre water  front, 101 ft. on beach by 534 ft. in  depth with 1056 scWt., 3 bedroom  doublewide. SeveVl/ears old in  immaculate ctAutiOTT Large workshop 16 x,fc_fl^Love'y lawns with  large vegwlfile garden. Spectacular  view of Georgia Strait. This one won't  last long. Take this opportunity to  buy. Call Pat, 885-5171. F.P. $85,000.  WATERFRONT  Waterfront, 1400 sq. ft. homt  on the market. 173 waterfror  depth. It's approximately l.f  Own private water system,  bedroom home also offers a s  rumpus room, and a 3 car  Presently rented is the 600 s  bdrm. guest cottage. F.P. $1  LOTS  ROBERTS CREEK: 1/2 aci  Marlene Road, now available  market. F.P. $18,900. Call Ti  2658 or 885-5171.  CALETA: Lot 14. Fabulous  the Trail Islands. ^)>se t  beach. Onk rf^Ale^lrom !  This one Jwjirnast long foi  now, 885-5171 and ask for I  F.P. $29,000.  "Your Real Estate hosts on tr  "P.T."Dahle 883-9285 Deirdre 885-9487 1  AELBERS  REAL ESTATE  & APPRAISALS LTD.  We have a lat  the $30,000  property in tl  contact J. Pa  Box 1189, Gibsons  886-9238  For all inquiries during non-office hours and weekends  please phone Mr. J. Paul Flett - 885-9630  /^li  ��� 'Wfflfl  r^^^B^ii  -pSftWSaemSijjjgs:  SEW  FOURPLEX ON THE WATERFRONT  MARINE DRIVE, GIBSONS $75,000  This older improvement generates a monthly income  of $750. Tenants pay for hydro and heat. Yearly  expenses for operation around $1,500. 50 ft.  waterfront, total area 2500 sq. ft. Zoned Comprehensive Development Area. Topography is steep. All  services available and hooked up lo sewer. Exposure  southeasterly. Situated adjacent to public park.  Such net income combined with waterfront property  reflects excellent investment in an area which will  continously increase in value due to supply and  demand.  ALMOST 1/2 ACRE LOT NEAR BEACH AVE .ROBERTS CREEK: Westerly exposure  well treed - services. Situated at the end of a short cul-de-sac. Privacy but within walking distance  of store, post office and beach. No mobile homes allowed, but zoned for duplex or two single  family residences. $18,500.  WINN ROAD ACROSS FROM ABBS ROAD, GIBSONS $17,000  Single family, residential lot, 80 x 134 with all services including sewer. South westerly exposure  with a 12% grade from road. 20 ft. gazetted lane along side easily constructed for access. 180  degree view over Gibsons and Strait of Georgia. Within walking distance of all civic and  commercial services including the to be constructed Municipal Marina for pleasure boats only.  All surrounding bts been built upon. Privacy, therefore can be guaranteed.  UPLAN  Lot has 1  present,  residenci  of Seche  NEWLY CONSTRUCTED CUL-DE-SAC OFF BEACH AVE.. ROBERTS CREEK  $17,500  Two 120 x 140 ft. lots. Duplex or two residences allowed. Services installed. Westerly exposure.  Complete privacy, topography level, good soil and excellent percolation for septic tank. Within  walking distance of excellent beach and small grocery store and post office. Bus transportation  by S.M.T. on Beach Ave. to Vancouver, daily.  ^SSfS^^'^^^^^SWHSJ^S


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