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 Legislative Library  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  89.8  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast 25'per copy on news stands     December 19, 1988    Volume 42    Issue 51 Coast News, December 19,1988  Little acid rain  There was heartening and reassuring news last week  from Sunshine Coast Forest District Manager Barry Constance. There is no acid rain problem here, at least from  the forestry point of view, he says.  That information should make local residents a lot happier, especially since a large number of dead and dying  young trees in local forest had given rise to fears of acid  rain damage.  Reassuring, too, is the information about the federal  government's Acid Rain National Early Warning System  (ARNEWS) which keeps an eye on the acid rain problem.  It is especially heartening to note there are acid rain forest  test plots in the vicinity of the two Sunshine Coast pulp  mills....Powell River and Port Mellon.  It is good to know a federal agency is keeping an eye on  at least this facet of air pollution in the local area. This is,  no doubt, money well spent.  Sunshine Coast residents musl be especially pleased with  the information that acid rain pollutants in the air in the  local area remain miniscule, and that our forests are in no  danger al all from this direction.  The foresters note that much of the air we breath is  clean and fresh from the endless leagues of Pacific Ocean  to the west of us. Clean air is certainly a huge asset for any  area in this day and age.  Not only is clean air a great asset to local communities  and propety owners, it should be a great selling point for  the local economy. Our clean sea air should be emphasized  as a great attraction of the local tourist trade, as well as an  important point for consideration when all types of enterprises are seeking desirable locations.  Not only have we found that the large number of local  area tree deaths are only due to several successive dry  seasons, we've also been reminded of one of the wonderful  amenities we all enjoy each and every day.  Postcard images  One of the small things that contribute to a healthy  tourist industry is a readily available supply of fine, attractive and varied local postcards in retail and accommodation establishments catering to the tourist trade. Such  cards help to spread an area's image as a tourist attraction.  If there is a good range of such cards available for the  Sunshine Coast's many and varied scenic wonders and  water sports, such a range of postcards isn't evident in  local stores.  Regional and local tourism promoters could usefully  look into this matter. If a good selection of attractive local  picture postcards could be encouraged somehow, it would  be a substantial asset to the Sunshine Coast tourist industry.  5 YEARS AGO  The Sunshine Coast Regional Disrlct Board decided to  shelve for 10 years the proposed development of a third  water zone level above 400 feet. The $10 million project  was postponed because of a slow down in property  development and a growing inventory of 2,800  undeveloped lots on the Sunshine Coast.  Canadian Forest Products Ltd. approved its 1984  business plan. This included the Installation and start up  of a new pulp machine in storage since 1981 because of  an economic slow down.  10 YEARS AQO  The Port Mellon Credit Union has petitioned the  Supreme Court of B.C. to nullify a decision made by the  Superintendent of B.C. Credit Unions, allowing the Sunshine Coast Credit Union of Sechelt to open a branch In  the Gibsons district.  A van belonging to Lief Pederson went out of control  when It hit a black ice patch on Highway 101 at Powell  Road. The driver-owner was unhurt but his passenger  was hospitalized.  20 YEARS AQO  Linda Price was selected as Elphinstone Secondary  School queen from among grade 11 and 12 pupils. Her  two princesses are Rose Hanuse and Colleen Husby.  Premier Bennett's Christmas message: "For British  Columbians 1968 has been a year of progress; a year of  accomplishments which give us ample reason for confidence In our future prospects here at home!"  30 YEARS AGO  In the election held at Sechelt, December 11 two councillors were elected for a two year term. They are Norman  G. Burley and Lauritz Hansen.  While playing crib, Mrs. Ada Farnham came up with a  28 hand with four fives and a king showing on the deck. It  doesn't happen to every crib player.  40 YEARS AGO  A musical evening was held at the home of Mrs. Reid  of Wilson Creek. There was a fine local turnout and also  visitors from adjacent districts, Including Mr. and Mrs.  W.A. Morrison and Mr. and Mrs. Willows of Sechelt.  The Department of Public Works has commenced  repairs on Peninsula Road. The fact was established by  the sight of five trucks which started dumping gravel on  the highway between Sechelt and Wilson Creek.  The Sunshine  iiiif iiwi  Published by GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editorial: Harold Blaine   Vern Elliott  Production:  Jan Schuks  Bonnie McHeffey  Bev Cranston  Advertising:  Fran Burnside  John Gilbert  Liz Tarabochla  Tht Sunshine COAST NEWS Is a locally owned newspaper publish-  ed on the Sunshine Coast, B.C. every Monday by Ql...lord P ...  Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0. Gibsons Tel B8B��99^!  88*7817; Sechelt Tel. 885-3930. Second Class Mall RegisVaNonNft  Thi Sunihlm COAST NEWS Is protected by copyrlaht and ,.���,���.,���  lion o, any part o, I. by any means Is prohibited*? e    penZTon In  ?��?        "eCUr��d "��m *"'"* "r,M LW- h0'd^ of "he  SUBSCRIPTION RATES  ^ Censes: 1 vsor 138; 6 months 120; Foreign; 1 year Mo  'SMIRNOFF'  THE/RED m  REINDEER  /SANTA'S 8ACA  \ TAIL LI6HT /  Joy or relief?  Countdown to Christmas  by Pastor Calvin Mclver  Calvary Baptist Church  It seems reasonable to assume  that most of us are involved in a  similar exercise this next week,  counting the days until  Christmas.  For some that means joyful  anticipation and for some a  great sigh of relief.  No matter what Christmas  means to us, there is a certain  magic that captivates us during  this season. One of the exciting  aspects of any holiday celebration is getting ready for the  'main event'.  Amid all the hectic and exciting preparations it is possible  to miss the very reason for the  season. Could it be in the countdown prior to launch we will  have lost the importance of the  mission itself?  Surprisingly that seemed to  be the case at the first Christmas  nearly 2000 years ago. Very few  people knew the significance of  that 'greatest mission' which  marked the center of history.  As you count down to  Christmas day I invite you to  take a backward glance at some  of the central characters involved in that first Christmas, and  how they reacted.  One of the more obscure  characters is the innkeeper of  the 'Bethlehem travelodge'. He  seems to get a lot of bad press,  often portrayed as a mean and  nasty ogre.  That's unfortunate, for he  probably was a good and efficient businessman trying to  make a decent living. After all,  with that big convention in  town, he could stand to make a  few extra shekels from the  delegates even if they were  rowdy.  Besides, this poor peasant  from Nazareth with his very  pregnant wife didn't look like  the type to carry an American  Express card. But, unknowingly  and sadly, he missed having a  part in history's greatest event,  the arrival of the Son of God to  this planet.  So often, 'busyness', efficiency and preoccupation of our  daily routine can do that. When  well-meaning people doing normal and good things are too involved, they can miss what is  essential and end up the poorer  for it.  Of course, there were the  shepherds on the hills outside  Bethlehem. That first Christmas  night'no doubt found them  relaxing after a hard day's grind  at a thankless and low paying  job.  Following a warm meal some  sat around the fire resting their  aching feet, with some already  settled down for the night.  Afler all, they deserved a decent  sleep for morning came early.  Then came thai ear splitting  interruption and those strange  messengers with a stranger  message.  'What? Go lo Bethlehem on  a night like this, just when we  were falling off to sleep?  Thanks for the invite, but we've  got responsibilities and would  sooner not get involved. Why  . don't you call the Rabbi? Or  notify the Bethlehem Herald?  We'll check it out in the morning.'  They could have said that to  the angels. But no, they not only wanted to hear the good  news, but wanted to see first  hand, 'one born this night, a  savior for all people'.  I suspect that many of us find  it easier to view Christmas at a  distance. You know, throw  around some 'good will', send a  card or candy and dig down a  little deeper to give to a worthy  charity, but don't ask me to get  involved.  All those things are good,  but it often cramps our style to  get involved with those who are  less fortunate doesn't it? Too  often in all our giving we can  miss seeing the 'greatest gift'.  Finally, there were the  wisemen, who awakened in a  far off land, saw the star and set  out to seek its meaning. They  didn't seem to mind leaving the  comforts of home, the silken  sheets, familiar food and servants, in quest for truth and  light.  Instead, jockeying their  camels they journeyed far bearing gifts to honor the new King.  When the message came they  obeyed, despite the cost, bringing their best to worship Him.  The real significance of  Christmas to them was not so  much the cost of the gifts, but  the offering of themselves to the  King of kings.  Now nearly 2000 Christmases  later, in a different time and  place, we are still faced with  similar questions. 'What does  Christmas mean to me? How  will I respond this Christmas of  1988?'  In our countdown for Christmas will we be like the innkeeper, the shepherds, or the  wisemen?  Sincere and warm wishes for :  a Joyous Christmas and a Hap- !  py New Year!  Irvines Landing Hall  Does Pender care?  by Jay Hamburger  The near forgotten community hall building, still standing, in  the Irvines Landing/Garden  Bay area of Pender Harbour,  has reached the point of leaking  roof, rotting sideboards, sopping wet floor and empty of  tables and chairs.  It's at the point of no return  unless action is taken to save the  historic hall from neglect,  negativity, the weather or the  bulldozer.  This is a great pity: the Irvines Landing Community Hall  building is a very nice old one-  room schoolhouse built in the  30's. I'm told, by some local  folk, it's the only one left standing of four one-room school-  houses that were in the Pender  Harbour vicinity at one time.  The schoolhouse used to have  an oil drum wood stove, nice  blackboards, tables and chairs  (all of which are gone now). It  still has a lovely, light hardwood  floor and high ceiling, with  possibly the original light fixtures hanging.  It provides a big (but not  huge) spacious room (with tall  high windows to look out on)  for meetings, small wedding  receptions, rehearsals, teaching  continuing education classes,  poetry or literary readings, one-  act theatre pieces, musical  ensembles, day-care, cooking  and pottery space, as well as  possible museum and' future  provincial, regional park purposes.  An addition was made onto  the rear side of the original  schoolhouse in the 1970's. This  gives the hall more space for  eating, serving, cooking  facilities; somewhat similar to  the layout of the present  Roberts Creek Hall.  To see such a building 'go'  would be, I believe, a sad loss to  the culture, history, vibration,  of the lovely, laid-back Irvines  Landing Community. The locale does have an important  history in that it was once the  Union Steamship landing for all  of Pender Harbour; hub of the  area when folk were more  waterbound.  Irvines Landing has lost nearly all its historic buildings to  neglect,   fire  or   destruction!  What is needed now is cum-  munity support, input to act  fast...as the hall's floors, walls  and roof need instant attention.  A two to three hour community meeting was held at  John Henry's Store (including a  half hour viewing of the condition of the hall, avoiding some  broken, weakened steps in and  out of the place). Attendance  included Gordon Wilson of the  regional   board   and   Bonnie  Murray,   representing   the  Pender Harbour Lioness Club  (who have worked many hours  towards saving the hall).  We discussed the building's  situation; looking for solutions,  areas of help and called for suggestions that would be made in  the presentation the next evening to the regional board on the  subject of 'saving the hall'.  The presentation/plea, made  by myself and Terry Drumel,  was met with the approval,  thank God, of the regional  board. Members agreed to look  after the restoration, repairs  and maintenance.  The Irvines Landing/Garden  Bay area needs to form a  registered society: pull all our  resources, forces, together, and  work with one another to put  the building back to use. The  regional board has acted in a  most helpful, saving grace manner.  Gordon Wilson and the  regional board are to be commended, along with thanks to  Bonnie Murray and the Pender  Harbour Lioness Society, that  took a long term interest in the  hall, raised some funds for  repair and attempted to get the  hall back on its feet.  But lack of community and  regional district support has led  the hall to its present near-  disastrous state. We want to  avoid the fate of such living  heritages of the province as the  loss of the historic Chinese community dwellings near Cumberland.  They are now vanished, succumbing to fire department  practice or bulldozer, mere  photos in a book or in an educational, billboard display-like explanations on the historical site.  Do the citizens of Irvines  Landing/Garden Bay really  care about the community hall?  It's one of the few, I believe, left  standing in such a present  unusable state.  Imagine, if I were to say to  you: "Here is an acre of wooded :  land with an old lovely one-:  room schoolhouse, big windows  to see out of,  former play- ���  ground, tennis court on the pro-  perly. Use it for nearly any ;  useful community, educational:  artistic, social, work purpose.  "But I think I should tell you :  the roof leaks, the floor is tak- :  ing on rain water, and some side '  wall boards are going rotten.  Oh and it stands empty-sorry!"  Now what kind of questions  does that get you to ask  yourself? And how does that  make you feel?  Well,   the   Irvines   Lan- '  ding/Garden Bay communities  have to come out of their sleepy ���  hollows. With regional board j  support they must pull their  resources together, and prove ;  we can hold our own with: ;  Halfmoon   Bay,   Welcome jj  Beach,   Davis  Bay,   Madeira  Park, Sechelt, Egmont and Gib- j  sons.  All these communities have ;  managed to retain their com- i  munity halls, despite negativity, ;  weather and sometimes lack of  total local support.  We, of the Irvines Landing ,'  Community Hall Committee,  need all the help possible. Any |  ideas or positive feedback into  this pressing matter; please con- j  tact 883-2472: Jay or Terry. ::  We'll  get  back  to  you.  A s  meeting will be called, posted  within the community sometime :���  after the first of the new year.  I Letters to the Editor  Gibsons should go for theatre  Coast News, December 19,1988  USED BUILDING SUPPUES  Quality, used lumber, bncks. windows, lights, plumbing etc  P 4 B USED BUILDING MATERIALS  11947 Tannery Rd., Surrey  MONOAV-SATURDAV BM-1X11   We also buy used building materials  Editor:  To theatre or not :o theatre,  ...that is the question.  To build a properly designed  facility for all of the performing  arts, or to have the performances of those arts in movie  houses, heritage buildings,  school and church halls...that is  the question.  To maintain and develop as  an open heart of a growing  town the existing area of  municipal and regional buildings fronting on a water-front  park, or to lose the opportunity  and develop instead a town  heart that has clogged arteries.  It is not just a matter of  building and using a theatre any  more than the faith in the  marina was a matter of building  and using the waterfront. Con-  sideratiop has to be beyond that  narrow view to the enhancement of the town as not  Anywhere, B.C., but a distinctive destination that, among  other attractive assets, has a  theatre.  There are many givens to the  town of Gibsons, not least of  which has been the foresight  over the many years to grasp for  the future an open core to the  lower town. Pioneer, Holland,  and the newly acquired seafront  parks, the sea walk, the open  space of the marina, are not accidents but decisions by people  with a feeling for a distinctive  community.  The Sunshine Coast has a  long and honoured tradition  with the performing arts, most  notably in theatrical productions. It is time to give them a  proper home.  It is difficult to understand  the naysayers who would shoot  down the aspirations of a dedicated group of talented, varied-  professional people who have  given of time, money and effort  toward this project.  They have secured significant  corporate support based on  faith in it, and hundreds of people up and down the Coast who  cherish the hope for it, and who  seek only understanding and a  modicum of co-operation from  the town. There is no threat,  financial or otherwise, in a class  acl than can be the centre to a  gorgeous setting in a liveable  community.  Go for it, Gibsons Council,  and add to those before you  who gave to the broader community some wonderful deeds  of gift.  Jo and Eric Cardinall  Soames Point  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  888-3381  Happy Holidays ^  Mike,  Hilary, Marion Mary &. Ewok  TRAVEL GIFT CERTIFICATES S��  Lights have been work of volunteers  Editor:  In last week's Coast News a  discussion at the council  meeting of December 6, regarding Gibsons Landing's em-  barassing Christmas light  display was reported. I feel that  on behalf of the volunteers who  have contributed to the  maintenance of the lights, that I  should take this opportunity to  set the record straight.  B.C. Telephone Co. has generously allowed the use of their  ladder truck for the past eight  years. It has to be picked up  after working hours in Sechelt  and returned the same evening.  They do not charge the town  for this service as does B.C.  Hydro. Bul if they did, the expense would be a considerable  one for the use of the truck plus  two men and a flag person on  overtime.  Allan Howse and Stan  Stubbs kindly change damaged  light bulbs every year. This year  they started right after work  and did not finish until after  midnight.  They volunteered their time  to do this. While doing Gibsons  Landing, they decided to do upper Gibsons as well. No one  from the upper area had re-  Compensate them  Editor's Note: A copy of Ihe  following was received for  publication.  The Honorable Tom Siddon  Minister of Fisheries  Parliament Buildings  Ottawa, Ontario  The recent closure of the  Howe Sound prawn, shrimp  and crab fishery is a severe indictment of the Port Mellon and  Woodfibre   pulp   mills-  in  polluting these waters. At the  very least, fishermen should be  compensated for loss of  livelihood in this area.  We, the public, should be  compensated for another  betrayal in the management of a  public resource. I trust that stringent regulations enforcing a  zero tolerance of toxic  substances in waste from these  mills is now in effect.  Laurel Sukkau  Like carol books  Editor:  The staff and students of  Halfmoon Bay Elementary  sincerely appreciate the extra  copies of the Sunshine Coast  Christmas Carol Book which  contains many carols we are  familiar with and many more  we can learn in years to come.  To you and the staff of the  Coast News, may the holidays  and the new year bring you  joyful hours, pleasant memories, thoughts of friends and  much happiness.  Roger Douglas  More letters  Page 27  Authorized  EELECTROLUX  Distributor  Vacuums  668 Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  (former VIDEO ETC location)  LOOKING  FOR THE  PERFECT GIFT?  CSTi  200 OFF  CLOSED: Dec. 25, 26 & 27  Did you know...  WE ALSO CARRY  CENTRALUX BUILT-IN VACUUMS  E ELECTROLUX " **��* m ���� ���STI  ��� Supplies ��� Service ��� FREE Delivery  OPEN MON. ��� SAT.  10am - 5:30pm  FREE Home Demonstrations  886-4776  quested them to do this or contributed to the cost of the bulbs  this year.  An inquiry was not even  made by them. These men have  not been thanked.  The Chamber of Commerce  did not assume responsibility  for replacing damaged bulbs (at  a cost of $120 per string as was  reported by Mr. Collins at the  council meeting. In fact the  Gibsons Landing Merchants'  Association purchased the bulbs  and a representative went to  town to pick them up.  Ken's Lucky Dollar Foods,  Dr. Webb and Mr. and Mrs.  Gurney donated money towards  the bulb cost over-run. The  Harbour Cafe fed the men the  night of the task.  I feel it is just assumed that  annually the Christmas lights  miraculously appear. But as you  can see this is not so.  I feel the volunteers responsible for the festive look,in Gibsons this season deserve a gigantic thank you for all their hard  work. I must say it will be a  relief to have this burden  assumed by the town in the  coming years.  May I also take this oppor  tunity to thank Santa and the  Gibsons Fire Department, as  well as the local school choirs,  for making the celebration of  Christmas in Pioneer Park such  a joy each year. Thank you.  Denis Howse  TtteWUf {?eU(4t4IUU fam (Ut aj tU ctt   SttKiiiltt  &XDt 7 1/. 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Town charges  for new lots were reduced from  $1100 to $700 several years ago  when local development was  stalled.  Planner Buchan said there  was some controversy two years  ago as to whether the reduced  fee encouraged development.  But   experience   proved   the  Happy Holidays  to all our  "^B customers  Merrilee, Marjorie,  Jocelyne & Denise  reduction had no effect.  Development didn't resume  until the local economy improved significantly with the amount  of the fee not appearing to be a  determining factor, he said.  Now the town has more than  100 new lots approved for  development. Many more are in  prospect, as there are a number  of subdivisions being discussed,  said the town planner.  Lots already approved  wouldn't be subject to any new  storm drainage fee.  Buchan described today's  development rate in the town as  a very healthy situation, a time  to start a storm drain fee if there  is to be one. He said the amount  needed for storm drain work  could be calculated and set as  the goal for stockpiling in a  fund.  Storm drains are needed particularly in the old section of the  town where they are woefully  lacking, he said. Council agreed  to send the storm drain fee  question to finance committee  for study.  Hagedorn is the champion  in bag-packing contest  by Harold Blaine  The fastest grocery bag  packer among all of Canada's  independent grocers is Blane  Hagedorn of the Super Valu  Store in Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons.  Grocer Hagedorn won $1000  for the local Big Brothers  organization by winning the  'great Canadian bag off bag  packing contest held for the first  lime at the recent Canadian  Federation of Independent  Grocers annual convention at  Ihe Metro Toronto Convention  Centre.  "It was a fun deal really, and  for a good cause," said  Hagedorn.  "Bul 1 found there is no local  Big Brothers organization active, although there was one  three or four years ago. So the  money was donated io the Vancouver chapter which covers the  Sunshine Coast."  Big Brothers is an organization which provides adult male  companionship for fatherless  children. Hagedorn was chairman of the grocers' trade  association in 1986/87.  New Year  from all of us at e ,__  G U SS Y' SfSnacker^J^  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  ���jy-  m  Christmas & New  Year's Goodies  you'll be proud  f]    to offer  ��� Fancy Shortbreads  ��� 4 kinds of Christmas  Fruit Cake  ��� Great selection of Cookies  ��� Plum & Carrot Puddings  (from a 150 year old family recipe)  ��� Gingerbread figures  Quality baked goods made  completely 'from scratch'  - a tradition we intend to  7 preserve (without preservatives)  Order Early &  REALLY ENJOY  Christmas this year  r so ahead to avoid disappointment  HENRY'S BAKERY & coffee shop  Sunnycresl Mjll. Cibsons 886-7441  We use only the finest of natural, wholesome ingredients -  combined with old fashioned baking skill  L  rhristnnas  Me,rtVhe merchants at       ���  from the"   Sunnycrest  Only 5  more shopping days  'til Christmas  Santa will be here  Wed., Thurs., Fri., & Sat.  to hear childrens' wishes and for photos with Santa  by Vene Parnell, of Eagles & Whales Gallery  Extended mall hours  for Christmas shopping  Mon. thru Fri. 9:30 am-9:00 pm  Saturday (Christmas Eve) 9:30 am - 6:00 pm  Christmas Day & Boxing Day  Sun. & Mon. Dec. 25 & 26 - Closed  Tues., Jan. 2 - Open as usual 9:30 am - 6:00 pm  rift ldeaS  GretfG',ecti0��  afafPiaW  Everything you need is under our roof  SUNNYCREST MALL  ALL OCCASION  FLOWERS & PLANTS  B&D SPORTS  CANADIAN IMPERIAL  BANK OF COMMERCE  CHICO'S CASUAL WEAR  COIN SHOP  DEE'S FINE CLEANING  QIBSONS TRAVEL  GUSSY'S DELI & SNACKERY  HENRY'S BAKERY  J'S UNISEX HAIR  JEANNIE'S GIFTS & GEMS  KENDALL AGENCY  KNIT WIT  LANDING HOME HARDWARE  LEEWARD CLOTHING GROUP  LINNADINE'S SHOES  LIQUOR STORE  PARTY STOP  PHARMASAVE  RADIO SHACK  ���ADVENTURE ELECTRONICS  ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  SEW MUCH MORE  SILKS & LACE  SUNCOAST AGENCIES  SUNNYCREST LAUNDROMAT  SUPER VALU  THE CANDY SHOPPE  TODD'S CHILDREN'S WEAR  TOYS & HOBBIES FOR ALL AGES  VIDEO ETC  WILLEE'S FAMILY RESTAURANT  i><---  ________m____________tm_mm___mu  11 ��� i nm Coast News, December 19,1988 5.  "Merry Christmas From  IJie Staff at Your Suftertalu Store'  Wiltshire  sausage  meat  Expires Dec. 24,1988  LIMIT 1 COUPON PER  CUSTOMER PER VISIT  FREE   WITH THIS  11-,~      COUPON  You will receive  one pkg. ot  Wiltshire  sausage meat  500 g with the   H  purchase ol any  Turkey.  without coupon you pay 1.59  radaamabla  only at  jSupervalu I  . I  Fresh ��� California Grown  brussels sprouts  27��  ���Canada  No. 1 Grade  kg 60��   lb.  ar.  #  SuperValu  butter  With Minimum $25 Family  Order You Pay Only "  1.99  ,,.|,  454 g print  without you pay 2.69  Foremost - Regular/Nice 'n Lite  ice cream  21  2.59  Fresh - Ocean Spray  cranberries  Bicks - Garlic/No Garlic or Polski  dill pickles  ,,1.88  ;a-aa7.aaa.  *DELh  i  Sliced or Shaved  12 oz.  340 gm  .89  California Grown - Premium  We have a Great Selection of  CHRISTMAS CAKES,  STOLLEN & YULE LOGS  to grace your Holiday Table  Bulk  yams  lb.  Old Dutch  potato  chips  sucea or snavea ,.    g%g%  pastrami 100gm  \��d\i  potato salad   ioogm .39  Fleetwood ��� Sliced or Shaved  black __,  forest ham m��� .99  <  200 gm  .94  Mott's  clamato  cocktail 136,1.68  festive bread 450 9m  Oven Fresh g%_f%  french bread  397 gm .99  Oven Fresh  dinner buns  Oven Fresh  Foremost - Gourmet or Light  egg nog  11 i93  MJB - Regular or Fine  coffee  1 98  300gm     I   iW  rv.v.v.v.v.v.v  Imperial  margarine  2 39  1.36 kg    fciWW  Delnor ��� Fancy Petite  green peas or  green beans  2.69  Prices effective:  Sunnycrest Mall, Mon., Dec. 19  Glbsons 100% Locally Owned & Operated      to Sat., Dec. 24  1kg  Check our selection of  PARTY TRAYS  from  just  9.95  r  period "*  '   '������   ���- * ' Coast News, December 19,1988  Gurney & Crum cross swords  "Quality of life best served  by Restructuring"  ��  fe-  *?n  fe-  hy Penn> Fuller  jthe best way io preserve the  ^rjeyial Gibsons area quality of  !i[Jr-;is ihrough restructuring,  aMjliot by attempting to main-  tan); the status quo.  30- the Gibsons Economic  I aftjlopment Committee, in ihe  piiirsjjp of Russell Crum, said in  .1 Jjfpenlalion to the Restruc-  urfjlij; Committee last week.  J&Om was accompanied by  RmtjWilliston, thu man who  vvfi&inister of lands, parks and  'iiJojjhg when ihe Sunshine  CSa Regional Dislricl was  esftjbjished. Williston now  usages in Gibsons.  Bjoin's submission began  rttptlan analysis of the currenl  >iifiaiton. His analysis was bas-  l.IJw) Ihe premise lhal "any  .ohjjluniiy within 50 miles of  iloIWown Vancouver is a  inn community."  Binl by point, he outlined  of communities sur-  Vancouver as the  [vftlfation of Vancouver pro-  i'crjkis increased over ihe years.  vJThe eighties developed  I sirwiassen. While Rock,  I affl&y, Maple Ridge, Haney  .mil; ���influenced the growih of  ihrSttstory  oiffing  every municipality in ihe Fraser  Valley up lo and including  Chilliwack. There are people  who live in Ihe Uniied Stales  (Point Roberts) who commute  daily to downtown  Vancouver," he stated.  "If the presenl trend of  economic growth in the Vancouver trading area continues,  coupled with the economic impact of Ihe Porl Mellon mill  modernizalion, ihe lower part  of the Sunshine Coasl will  almost undoubtedly experience  considerable pressure and strain  on ils ability to manage resideniial, commercial and industrial  growth."  This process, he added, will  accelerate if ihe proposed fast  water transit service to  downtown Vancouver is in service in 1989, as has been suggested.  Crum lold the committee he  believes most of the people living on the Sunshine Coast have  chosen lo live here because of  the particular quality of life lo  be found here, and that they  don'l wan! lo see lhat lifestyle  altered.  "Our submission is lhal the  besl way to preserve that way of  Voters' list needed  SSWith the possibility of a referendum on restructuring  llobming on the horizon for Areas E and F, Sunshine Coast  'Regional Dislricl Director Jim Gurney thinks a special  municipal voters' lisl should be prepared.  KDirector Gurney said the existing provincial voters' list  Mailable free lo local governments isn't exactly suited io local  ���fictions. For instance, absentee landlords would be lefl off.  ffifeoard members agreed to his request for a report on the  ��^tra cost involved in preparing a special municipal voters'  I'  Wishing you a  Safe and Happy  Holiday!  Dorothy, Mary, Georgia,  zonne, Glenchi, Juan, Arnc.  R.S. Calendars available for our customers'.  Suncoast Transportation Schedules Sponsored By  mP Gihtm ^IhSwMkt^  I iNOeuNOINl Tmvr  I PKUMjlONAlS  1    -,*��� B86-925S  ���'.   ^Wdm-mm*  quicm  S��Uhapav>   N��,��Y  ��� 866-2000 ������  life is through restructuring and  not by attempting to maintain  ihe status quo," he said.  In outlining the rationale  behind lhat belief, Crum touched on Ihe delay necessary in  passing regulatory bylaws under  Ihe regional district structure.  He used Wood Bay Salmon  Farms as an example.  He referred Ihe committee to  ihe controversial origins of the  farm, and the SCRD's attempts  to stop ils establishment in a  residential area. The delay of  over a year in the processing of  the SCRD's regulatory bylaw  resulted in ihe farm becoming a  legally non-conforming entity  within the resideniial area.  Some harsh words were exchanged between Crum and  SCRD Area E Director Jim  Gurney around the issue.  Gurney stormed oul of the  meeling.  The regional districts, Crum  maintained, were not set up to  handle the problems of urban  sprawl.  "The SCRD has exhibited  strong and effective governmenl," he said, "but it is not  ihe form of government that  should carry on in the face of  the kind of development problems lhal will be coming up."  His position was supported  by Ray Williston.  The former cabinet minister  began his presentation by saying  "The restructuring of localized  public administrative functions  has been a constantly evolving  process in British Columbia.  Each change has al first been  greeled with opposition but,  upon implementation, has been  accepted with little or no continuing complaint."  He talked about Ihe thousands of school districts wilhin  the province lhal existed at the  end of WWII and the resistance  to the amalgamation of those  districts into 70 units in order to  better provide service for all the  areas.  The regional districts, he  said, were organized when the  rural areas became more  populated and .the demand for  group services increased.  "As an organizational tool,"  he explained, "school districts  were grouped to form a comparative population and assessment base. Usually, three  school districts were grouped to  form one of the 20 recommended regional districts.  "Certain problems of local  association became apparent.  To resolve disputes and ensure  acceptance of the new administrative concept, an additional eight districts were formed."  "It may be of interest lo note  Town ol Gibsons  PUBLIC NOTICE  ���I 0F  ZONING AMENDMENT BY-LAW #555-19,1988  I      (being proposed amendment to Zoning By-law #555,1986)  pursuant to Section 954 of the Municipal Act, this Public Notice shall confirm the  [mention of Zoning Amendment By-law No. 555-19 to amend the present zoning of  the following property as described:  jt. That certain parcel or parcels of land in the Town of Gibsons more particular-  ! ly known and legally described as Lot A of Block 7, D.L. 687, Plan 16681  a (Highway 101 Town of Gibsons) be rezoned from the existing R2 (Single-family  ;��� Residential Zone 2) to the proposed General Commercial Zone 1 (C1).  i. This By-law may be cited as "Zoning Amendment By-law No. 555-19, 1988".  Y;ake notice lhat the above paragraph is deemed to be a synopsis of the by-law, and  riot deemed lo be an interpretation thereof.  Pursuant also to Section 958 of the Municipal Act, it is not the intention of Council  to hold a Public Hearing on Zoning Amendment By-law Mo 555-19 as an Official  Qommunity Plan is in effect for the subject area, and Ihe proposed by-law is consistent with the plan.  A copy of the amending By-law is available for inspection at the Gibsons Municipal  ojffice, 474 South Fletcher Road, during office hours.  Hob Buchan  Municipal Planner & Approving Officer  R.2 w.e.1  thai the Sunshine Coast was one  of those affected. It was  originally to be linked with  Powell River," he said.  Williston reviewed what had  happened elsewhere when major pulp mills were set up  throughout the province. "As a  matter of general company  policy, every major industrial  enterprise in the province, except for two mills, have located  close to a community in which  many of the workers live, and  have been incorporated into the  municipal structure."  One of those Iwo exceptions  is Porl Mellon.  The reason lhal companies  choose to be wilhin municipal  boundaries, Williston said, is  lhat the tax paid by Ihe company then goes io local government to the betterment of the  community in which it is  located, ralher than going to the  provincial government.  His discussion of the tax  benefit to bolh ihe companies  and the general population  brought commenls from  restructuring committee  member Harry Cargo, about  Howe Sound Pulp and  Pape's(HSPP) reluctance to be  absorbed by a district  municipality.  "We wanl to be a part of this  (the town's development)", he  said, "bul there's no way we  can be assured lhal this isn't  goig to get out of hand."  Gibsons Mayor Diane Strom  pointed oul that over the years  the town has done everything it  could to cooperate with the  company during the lean years.  "We've put up with the bad  times, jusi like Ihe company.  Now we'd like a share of the  good times," she said.  Jon McRae told Cargo the  province warned municipalities  thai if they became excessive in  taxing indusiry, the province  would take lhal money away  from them.  The committee agreed lo ask  the lown council lo meel with  representatives from HSPP, to  discuss their resistance to and  fears of restructuring.  r DEPENDABLE   AUTO SERVICE  Did you knew...  Our BODY SHOP will make  Your ear look like new f^Sa  ��� . \aV  The South Coasts Only 1CAA APPBOVKD Shop  (Special consideration to BCAA members)  ymmm automotive  \_--^^____r  Town of Gibsons  PUBLIC NOTICE  Residents and taxpayers are hereby advised that the  Gibsons Municipal Office at 474 South Fletcher  Road will be closed from December 24, 1988 to  January 2, 1989, inclusive. The office will re-open  during regular business hours on January 3,1989.  By Order of the  Town Council  R. Lorraine Goddard,  Municipal Clerk  BILL, TINA & ISABEL  WISH YOU ALL A VERY  MERRY CHRISTMAS  and a Happy Healthy New Year  Get back into shape  after the Festive Season  with  us at  ULTRA FIT.  _____________________________    BODY TONE  Hwy. 101. nexl to Pet Clinic  NEW YEAR'S  SPECIAL  9900  For one month  Unlimited use of our  7 Toning Tables  Great Exercise Program  for Men & Women of all ages  lose inches, tone muscles, the no sweat irau  CLOSED DEC. 24  OPEN JAN. 3  drop in  ��� Demo  886-4678  muu.m&u&um  '"l^'Sp  SHEEPSKIN SLIPPERS  Show your Iriends & family that  you really love them with a first-class  LOCALLY MADE PRODUCT  THIS  YEAR!  Our bestquaJjtY  ^epskin EVjtt  MOHAIR BLANKET  Large Throw _.Qfi  Reg. $95.00 *OU  Smal��Ol#ug  Reg.   01)1  SAtfl15%Off  *43  We're  ov  ,erstoc  ked!  Machine washable Merino  SHEEPSKIN RUGS  Reg. $95.00  Christmas Special  *80  Store closed Dec. 27 - Jan. 3  Roberts Creek Factory OPEN FOR EXCHANGES  Dec. 27 - Jan. 3  FACTORY and STORE  OPEN DEC. 24 'til 5 pm  factory- 885-7413  gibsons landing ��� 886-4500  .it tilt' Bus Stop  OPEN: 10-5  EVERY DAY  'til Christmas  THE SUNSHINE COAST  SLIPPER COMPANY Coast News, December 19,1988  RCMP and Elphinstone School students stopped 583 vehicles in public awareness road blocks Thursday  on Highway 101 and North Road. Seven tickets were issued. No drunk drivers were caught in this part of  Operation Counterattack. -Vern Elliott photo  Parkland for golf swap  by Harold Blaine  An application has been  made for 50 acres of Crown  land to be added to Cliff Gilker  Park for nine more holes at  Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club.  Making public the move at its  regular meeting in Sechelt, Sunshine Coast Regional District  (SCRD) board members appealed for public support for the application to the ministry of  Crown lands. The land sought is  vacant and lies east of the park  and east of the B&K logging  road.  "We need support from all  individuals and organizations.  They should write letters etc. to  the ministry in support of the  application," said SCRD Vice-  chairman Brett McGillivray  who represents the area where  the park is located.  "It's important the public  realize we need significant community support if we are to be  successful in getting the land  needed for nine holes," said  Director Jim Gurney.  Town of Gibsons  & NOTICE  Dear Dog Owner:  The public is reminded that as of January 1st, 1989,  new yearly licences are required for all dogs within  the Town of Gibsons.  Licences may be obtained at the Municipal Office,  474 South Fletcher Road, Monday to Friday (8:30 am  to 5:00 pm).  By-Law Enforcement Officer  Valdine Michaud  Licence Fees:  $12 - For every male dog  $12 - For each and every spayed female dog  $30 ��� For each and every female dog not spayed  $30 - For each and every un-neutered male dog  s>I'-  / s \  Season's  Greetings.  ��>VV> ��^*  Wishing you  >��>/>>> ����<?<<  and your family  >���>���>������ <<������<&  a very pleasant &  safe holiday season.  ��BCMo  pROJLJTJOl;OUR  Our offices will be closed  Friday, December 23,  Monday, December 26,  and Monday, January 2.  Emergency and maintenance crews will be available  throughout the holiday period.  Gurney pointed out "it is also  important that the land will remain in the public hands, being  only leased to the golf club by  the SCRD." He said the public  should realize the land isn't being turned over to private  ownership.  Irvines  Hall  repairs  by Harold Blaine  Repairs to the historic Irvines  Landing schoolhouse/hall are  to begin immediately. It is  hoped a community society will  be formed lo walch over and  help preserve the building.  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) board's planning committee heard a delegation from the Irvines Landing/Garden Bay community  December 8 at Sechelt. The  committee agreed to recommend to the SCRD board this  week that $3,600 in funds on  hand for the hall should be used  for immediately necessary exterior repairs.  Local spokesperson Jay  Hamburger told the committee  the hall and former one room  schoolhouse is the oldest  building standing in what was  once a thriving seaside village.  Irvines Landing was once a major steamship place but has  fallen back to a quiet group of  local homes, he said.  "The hall is in terrible condition," said delegate Hamburger. The roof is partly off  and covered with canvas, with  some rainwater leakage taking  place, he said.  Planning Chairman Gordon  Wilson said the British Columbia Heritage Trust has declared  the building and site as historic,  it being one of the last one room  schoolhouses of its kind in the  province. The Pender Harbour  Lioness Club has been concerned about the hall and has been  trying to look after it when  nobody else seemed to be doing  anything, he said.  The Lioness Club raised  money to save the building and  was responsible for the available  money on hand to do something.  Hamburger said a meeting of  about a dozen local residents  was held in an attempt to see  what could be done and what  uses could be found for the hall.  It sits on one acre of land, is 57  years old and has been sold for  a dollar to the SCRD.  The Lioness members are giving up, discouraged with  nothing being done. The two or  three men at the local meeting  were not so encouraged with the  project but the women were,  Hamburger said.  "Possibly something like a  museum or a maritime museum  could be possible. There's a lot  of fishing and logging still going  on in the area," he said.  "Or the building could be a  parks department maintenance  building with toilets. We have a  park already there." he said.  "Irvines Landing is a really  beautiful spot. I hate to see this  building in disrepair." said  Hamburger.  ___________  .__._____. ________._..    .. . ���  ���      .     lm \v ^     ,���  -   ���   ��� - Coast News, December 19,1988  Students from Cedar Grove Klementary School entertained with Christmas carols al Pioneer Park in  Gibsons Friday evening. -v<��� H"11 Ph��<"  Goddard disagrees  Harbour meeting sought  hv Harold Blaine  :   In an el'l'on to attain satisfac-  ��� tory developmeni and operation  of Gibsons Harbour, the lown  council   hopes  lo  convene  a  meeling with officials from Iwo  federal departments responsible. The two department are  fisheries and oceans, and  transport.  "It's imperative we get this  Season's Greetings  THRIFTY'S  CLOSED DEC. 27 - JAN. 2  GIBSONS  886-2488 or Box 598  To All Our Friends  Have the  >.jj\ Merriest  .Christmas &  may 1989 bring  you Health,  Prosperity & Joy  Denise, Allan, Keith,  Brett, Angela, Louise,  Ted, Barrie & Norma  "fc  886-2818  i/f50%Off(reg.pnce,Sale\  i  -v  (reg. price)  Mon.. Dec. 26 - 1 DAY ONLY **)  almost everything in store 50% off        SJ  Some Items 30-40-70% Off! ' 4}  jNDONT MISS ITU >'  K  ACCENTS  GIFT  WARE  y  ��� \ Ul   V.lni'l,   inn.'ls  ��� Beaded Sweaters  ��� Robes Velour & Silk  For the  Knitter  ��� Leather Handbags  ��� Gloves  A Gift Wrapped  Package of  Pingouin yarn for a  Beautiful Sweater  JEWELRY  - 10 K Gold  30% off  ^  GIFT CERTIFICATES  Christmas Hours: 10 am to 8 pm  Dec. 19, 20, 21, 22, 23  4* Just for you  ��� FASHIONS ��� ACCESSORIES ��� YARN ��� FABRIC  meeting underway as soon as  possible to make sure the proposed new breakwater will be in  the right place," Mayor Diane  Strom lold council December 13  evening. She asked council's  support in convening a meeting,  and gol that support.  Mayor Strom said the two  departments don'l necessarily  tell each other what they are doing.  "There are some very dark  spots in this. The Departmenl  of Transport (DOT) has done a  master plan study including the  British Columbia coast and  covering our harbour," said  Mayor Strom.  Recently when she talked to  fisheries and oceans officials  aboul local wishes for the new-  breakwater location, she received the suggestion thai Gibsons  should consider formation of a  harbour authority in order to  have a formal say in harbour  planning.  "I ask that the harbour  authority thing be tabled (held  before the council for study),"  said Strom. "I'm not convinced  al ihis point lhat we should have  a harbour authority. I'm not  proposing that at all."  Town Administrator Lorraine Goddard noted that even  with a harbour authority there  would slill be a problem of splil  jurisdiction for harbour  facilities. The wharf would be in  the jurisdiction of one federal  department while Ihe fish floats  would be under another.  Administrator Goddard said  Ihe reason Gibsons gave up its  lease of the harbour facilities in  the past was that insurance costs  were too high. Even if fisheries  and oceans paid the insurance  for its part of ihe harbour  facilities through a harbour  authority, there would slill be  the malter of insurance for the  other part of the harbour  facilities.  "We shouldn't stick our neck  out until we can get officials  from both (federal) departments together at one meeting,"  she said.  "I don't believe a harbour  authority is the righl route for  us lo go. It's a big step for Ihis  lown," she said.  Members of town council  have in Iheir hands documenlaiion from Ihe federal department of fisheries and oceans on  the organization, formation,  operation and responsibilities of  an incorporated or municipal  harbour authority. (Details were  published in this newspaper last  week.)  sees  thankful  The Sunshine Coasl Cancer  Society is thankful to all those  who supported our efforts this  past year, says publicity officer,  Connie Hobbs.  In October we elected the  following officers:  Lynne Munro, secretary;  Flora Sim, treasurer; Kay Hatcher, education; Lynne Munro,  emergency aid; Patti Malcolm,  publicity; Connie Hobbs, can-  surmount; Anne Moore, reach  to recovery; Fran Ovens, in  memoriam; Mary Goudin, fund  raising (mail drop receipts);  Cliff Stone, fund raising; Ron  Seal and Wendy Racey, support  group; Hilary Holliday and  Rosemary Almond.  We look forward to continued help and to a successful  1989, said Hobbs.  George    in    Gibsons  From the Coast News files  by George Cooper, 886-8520  In Florence Wiren's scrap-  book, a clipping from an issue  of Ihe Coast News of 1968 gives  Eric Thomson's recollections of  her father, Jack Charman, who  died that year on December 4.  Eric Thomson knew her  father as the A.J.C. who wrote  in the Vancouver Province,  about farming at Gibsons Landing, "...it was clear the writer  (A.J.C.) knew what he was  writing about from the grass  roots up.  "And he concluded his series  of articles in the Province," said  Eric, "with the deduction that  no one could make a living  from the land alone in this  dislrict, wages were needed to  buy store goods."  Eric Thomson recalls discussions in the smoking rooms of  ihe Union Steamships vessels  and also on the freight decks  when the ships' officers and the  deckhands spoke of "swallowing the anchor and going farming". A.J.C.'s articles were  widely read.  The lonely clearing on the  skyline that was his homestead  was pointed out and stared at  each lime a vessel came pasl  Worlcombe and Popham Islands on its way into Gibsons  Landing.  None knew at that time that  A.J.C. had been round the  world himself in sailing ships  five times before he was 21  years old.  "I don't Ihink A.J.C.'s articles on farming led to any land  sales in Gibsons Landing by the  seagoing folk, other than one  deckhand's buying a lot where  Gibsons shipyard is now, and  then worrying if he'd ever get  back his purchase price of  $700."  Although both Eric and  A.J.C. lived near Gibsons Landing Village for years, Eric said,  "To my regret we never had  speech together. But when we  passed on occasion in the  village, he raised an eybrow  over a twinkling eye to me, and  I returned the compliment."  They understood each other  and words were unnecessary.  Just as a footnote to this  remembrance of a grand old  timer, A.J.C, we'll quote from  an article of his in a December  issue of the Coast News. Under  the title Tree of the Year, he  wrote, "...impossible this year  lo find Ihe ideal tree that is  evenly branched, tapering upwards to the tip where the star  of David shines on all below at  the appointed time."  The reason? "The growing  point has overdone it this year  lo an extent varying from 24 to  30 inches." Not an ideal length  for the star to perch on, and  "amputatin of the tree is called  for...better than cutting a hole  in the ceiling."  A.J. Jack Charman by this  time was welcoming to his place  Christmas tree seekers who were  now grown and bringing their-  children to the same grove that  they had once come to al the  Christmas traditional tree cutting time.  A SPECIAL RESIDENCE  The staff and clients of 1057  Fairview Road welcomed guests  to their new home on December  14.  Among the visitors to the  residence were members of a  training program in caregiving.  Roberts    Creek  Thelma Eckland, managing  coordinator of this program  part of Women's re-entry to the  Work Force, told us that the  students do a part of their prac-  ticum at 1057 Fairview.  Since last April when it opened, the residence has been  transformed into a tastefully  furnished home for the four  clients who live there.  COMMUNITY  The OAPA New Year's Eve  Dance at Harmony Hall begins  at 8:30 pm. Music by Adam  McBride and friend. For tickets  call these 886 numbers: 9058,  3504, 2073.  The RCMP thank Tarry Gi-.  annakos for providing the  courtesy van for their Christmas  social, and a hearty thank you  to firemen Bill and Kim Price,  and to Brian and Karen Sopow  for their assistance during the  evening.  In a letter just received from  Les Peterson of Shaughnessy in :  Vancouver, he remarks: So we  have   just   now   perfected   a  technique to discover dioxin in  our waters, but Sweden has for |  years banned the use of the  chemicals   that   produce   it.  Remarkable.  LEGION  Officers elected by ballot for  1989 are president, Larry Boyd,  first and second vice presidents,  Bill Gant and John Wilson;  treasurer, Jack Ross; secretary,  Bill Kiloh; executive members,  Ralph Harding, Joan Quarry,  George Whilhnall, Dawn  Hansen and Andy Michaud.,  CUBS  The Gibsons Cub Pack :  wishes to thank Mrs. Gail  Reimer for the tour of the I  library, and Mrs. Jenny Sluis I  for their tour of the ambulance I  hall.  Stillwater booked  by Jeanie Parker, 885-2163  The Roberts Creek Legion  has been very fortunate to book  the band 'Stillwater' for their  Robbie Burns Night on January  14. Brian Nicol is a frequent  entertainer at the Blarney Stone  and he will be providing a variety of dance music. Tickets will  be on sale at Seaview Market,  PetroCan in Gibsons and South  Coast Ford.  Tickets are still available for  New Year's Eve at the Little  Legion. Enjoy an evening of  dancing to 'Partners' after a  buffet dinner catered by Klaus'  Restaurant with door prizes by  Ernie Burnett. Tickets are $15.  The Roberts Creek Legion  wishes to lhank all Ihose who  contributed to the recent Poppy  Drive. All funds are used for the  assistance of local veterans and  their dependants.  CHRISTMAS SERVICE  All are welcome to attend the  Christmas morning prayer service to be held at St. Aidan's  Anglican Church in Roberts  Creek. The service begins at 11  am.  There will also be a service on  Sunday, January 1. This is a  carol service and starts at 2:30  pm.  VISIT LIGHTS  Be sure to include a visit to  the Christmas lights at Weals' in  your holiday plans. Their yard  is like a park, and, decorated  with many displays and  thousands of coloured lights it  becomes a real fantasyland.  The lights will be on every  night between 6 and 10 pm until  the end of December. There's a  new streetlight on the highway  to mark the turn onto Oldershaw Road, just west of the Pen  Hotel. Admission is free but all  donations go to the Roberts  Creek Volunteer Fire Department who help with the lights  and are on hand to guide you  through. Last year's donation  went towards the purchase of  Jaws of Life equipment and this  year's lights display.  ELECTIONS WEDNESDAY  All voting members of  Branch 219 are requested to attend this Wednesday's General  Meeting for the election of officers. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm  at the Roberts Creek Legion.  NEW YEAR BONFIRE  Barry Krangle cordially invites the community to join in  the Second Annual New Year's  Day Roberts Creek Volunteer  Fire Department Bonfire at his  property on Beach Avenue, 1 to  4 pm, January i.  I     I      886-9288  Gibwn, Landing IntM to Variety Food,)  ^WEBBER PH0TO=  TREASURE  PRINTS  Photos on China  Agents For  LOOMIS COURIER SERVICE  886-2947  275 Gower PI. Rd.  Gibsons Landing  Wc would like to  wish all our  customers a Very  Merry Christmas  and a Happy Sew Tear  MARY'S  VARIETY  ������ open 7 days a week ==  BOXING DAY  SALE  Dec. 26, Ham ��� 5pm  CARDS ��� CANDLES  GIFT WRAP ��� STUFFED  ANIMALS ��� LOTS MORE  = Dry Cleaning Drop Off =^=  Nel to Shell Sulion aar   nny-j  Cower ft Kil OOO-OU//  r Ivrrifit  I rv  Imm thv /'.ii  i\h ��� \i\turv  lm ludvs:  Salmon, Pacific Cod, Red Snapper, Scallops, Reg. &  fumlx) Hand-peeled Shrimpmeat, Oysters, Clams,  Mussels, Prawns, Crabs.  Smoked Salmon Jerky (Indian Candyl, Kipperines, Crab  Stix with Alaskan Crabmeat, Japanese Tempura Fish  Cakes, Pickled Herring & Rollmops, Smoked Mussels,  Dulse, Pickled Mussels, Smoked Tuna, Smoked & Peppered Mackerel, Jumbo Shrimpmeat.  "SOLSTICE"  The Art of  Roy Henry Vickers  *6000  {neat to Webber Pholo) N^j7  277 Gower Pt. Rd  886-7744  Halibut 8, Chips, Chicken Breasl Tenderloin Strips &  Chips, Gourmel Chicken Breasl Nuggets & Chips,  Onion Rings, Gravy.  Taste our Territic Fresh Fish  Nature's Taste from the Pacific  Gibsons  Fish Market  'CM/J/'liW     1543 Gower pt Road  Mi Ph. 880-7888 Coast News, December 19,1988  I heard him exclaim as he drove out of sight, it's all at  Ken's Lucky Dollar  where prices are right!  Merry Christmas  & Best Wishes  to everyone on the Sunshine Coast!  We thank our loyal customers for their support  and welcome new friends & customers to shop  our friendly store and let our fine staff serve you.  May all the Blessings of the Holiday Season be Yours  The Management & Staff at  KEN'S LUCKY DOLLAR  Ken's Lucky Dollar Foods  886-2257  GOWER POINT ROAD, GIBSONS LANDING  FREE DELIVERY TO THE WHARF  We reserve the right to limit quantities  W�� lully guarantee everything we tell  Id be lully satisfactory or money lully relunrled  HOLIDAY HOURS:  CLOSED Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year's Day  Sat., Sun. & Holidays  9:30 - 6 pm  Your LOTTERY Centre m as cs  Fraser Vale  brussels  sprouts  Prices effective:  Dec. 19 ��� Dec. 24  LucKr  DOLLAR  FOODS  Mon. ��� Fri.  930 til 7 pm  .300 gm  .89  Minute Maid - More Pulp'  Pulp iree Low Acid  orange juice  1.65  Trophy  cashew snacks^ ���,,, 4.39  Bird's Eye  CoolWhip a 1.69  i350 gm  Aunt Jemima ���  Regular/Buttermilk  pancake mix     ng 1.99  Bicks - Polski Ogorki/  No Garlic/With Garlic ��� Dill  pickles n 1.87  Regular/Diet  Pepsi & 7up        2i 1.89  & Deposit  Nalley's ��� Assorted  potato chips     200 3m  Mott's ��� RegularYX-Spicy  clamato  cocktail i.361 1.97  Ocean Spray ��� Whole  or Jellied  cranberry  sauce 398 ml .99  *J_VL  .1 s ��� Regular. Mozzarella  Cheez-eze      soom, 3.69  Purity  butter  Palm  egg nog  Cortina ��� Random Cuts  Mild/Medium/Old  . 500 gm  . 454 gm    L . 40  ii 1.19  cheese 15% Off  f    BAKERY)  Poulsbo ��� Light  bread 6so Sm 1.0"  McGauin's ��� Bistro Multigrain  bread 675 3m 1 .U"  BUTCHER SHOP  Canada Grade 'A' Fresh  Young  TURKEYS J.55  Smoked ��� Ready-to-eat  Whole or Shank Portion  haniS Partly Skinned  r- CHRISTMAS WEEK  Simr IKK), St liiu'ltli-R \m Iwen m.ikln�� Hint t HoV  Kaihitmi'd Hum in ihe same nld trad nl wy  I in',' still Insist IJ|Htn nsiiiu sixti'ui pounds nl Ihe  ht*l pink III llt.iki- sr.rn pnlllltbl "I < Uv Rlshlnllfd  Ib.   1.65  REDEEM YOUR SCHNEIDER'S COUPONS HERE j  G7de Fashioned  ham 1/2's ,b 3.99  Regular/All-Beef  wieners 4soam 1.79  "1 Sliced Side   500 gm  H111 liallUmuih'IMrHami      \1 a O    OO   ""��� ""��� ��� m  ���   bacon 500 m c.oa  nitdlMkctht'iiillu'Mimewnv IM did     mnyw        i  '"""> " ��-"-M-|.l.M1llk,,���     fr Slked  luncheon  ' With .ill Sthttfidfn. pith  sltlt   t.lsll-   Hi-'   tlllflWIU l'  IjllrllllV  lii\U-lite thffen-.uv uiititth nuiltm  meats  _^  1.29  Many more Schneider's items in stock        S3US3Q6  TOllS. . . 500 gm    C.. L.ij  175 gm  iX  .59  French's ��� Brown/Turkey/  Onion ��� Assorted Sizes  gravy mixes  Red Oval Stoned  wheat thins    6oogm 2.69  Brunswick ��� In Oil  sardines joogm .58  Solo ��� 9 Inch  paper plates      m 1.69  Trophy ��� Honey Roasted  peanuts        .^o,,,,. 2.89  Bicks ��� Manzilla  olives 375mi 1.79  PRODUCE  U.S. Grown  CRANBERRIES  .88  12 oz. bag  Scolt  napkins m's 2.09  No Name ��� Tmists  or Sticks  pretzels 2oo3m .89  p^s   Fecials  B.C. Grown  brussels  sprouts ib. .28  Florida Grown ��� Medium Size  tomatoes ��, .28  Washington "1 Russett  potatoes..  to a, hag 1.18  California Grown  cauliflower ��,. .78  'TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE  CHRISTMAS!  and as usual I was a non-achiever I had actually mailed a tew  cards and presents bul as they were going overseas I knew that  Ihey were destined lo be "Happy New Year'' offerings. Then  there was the problem ol lood. Ah me1 They don! eat Christmas  pud. Christmas cake, mince pies, so I made. .  AMARETTO SOUFFLE  1/2 teaspoon gelatine       4 tablespoons Amaretlo  1 tablespoon water  4 egg yolks  1/2 cup sugar  t 1/4 cups milk  1/2 teaspoon vanilla  1 1/4 cups whipping cream  5 egg whiles  1/8 teaspoon salt  1. Sprinkle gelatine over water and set aside.  2. In the lop ol a double boiler beat egg yolks, sugar and milk  until mixture coats back ol a spoon.  3   Place Ihe container holding Ihe gelatine in some hot water  and Stir until gelatine becomes liquid. Add Amaretlo and  vanilla. Stir into custard.  4. Beat cream unlil thick Stir into custard  5. Beat egg whiles and salt until standing in stiff peaks. Fold  into custard.  Pour mixture into souflle dish, making a 'collar' il  necessary.  Freeze lor al least 5 hours. Aboul 1 hour belore serving  place in refrigerator  Garnish with whipped cream or crushed almond cookies or  whatever festive somelhing tickles your taste buds!  Merry Christmas!  NEST LEWIS  1  Day by Day,   Item hy Item, We do more for you in providing Quality it Friendly Service  tftita  aMaHUMB  tf||ialiBB|aBaa^Maa Coast News, December 19,1988  The Sunshine Coast Stroke Club held a job re-entry workshop for stroke patients at Greencourte Hall  recently in Sechelt. Students from Chatelech Secondary School assisted. ��� Vem KJlloti photo  At Sechelt Council  Garbage and sewers  occupy Council  by Penny Fuller  Much of the first meeling of  the Sechell Municipal District's  new council was taken up  discussing garbage.  The firsl piece of correspondence received by council  was a copy of a teller from  Minister of Municipal Affairs  Rila Johnston, to Sunshine  Coasl Regional Dislricl (SCRD)  chairman Peggy Connor. It  dealt with the on-going issue of  the ownership and operation of  the Sechelt sewerage system.  The syslem and treatment  plant are operated by the  SCRD. When the Village of  Sechelt restructured and expanded ils boundaries in I986 lo  become Sechell Municipal  Dislricl, the new council began  lo investigate the possibility of  laking over the plant and lhat  portion of the system which lies  within Ihe boundaries of Ihe  municipal district.  In her letter, Johnston says  Connor mel wiih executive of  the ministry, 'and discussed Ihe  possibilities of restructuring ihe  sewerage function such that the  Iwo primary beneficiaries of the  Sechelt system - Ihe District of  Sechelt and the Sechelt Indian  Government District - share the  control of the treatment  system'.  Johnston urged the SCRD to  meet with representatives from  Sechelt and the Indian band to  discuss the matter. Sechell  council was in full support of  the idea.  Members agreed at last  week's meeting that the Sechelt  representatives to such a  meeting should be Mayor Tom  Meredith, Alderman Bob  Wilson and members of the  staff.  Council also received a letter  from Ihe Sunshine Coasl Disposal Services, requesting lhat  quarterly adjustments be made  to iheir contract lo reflect the  new residences requiring garbage collection service. The  matler was referred lo staff to  arrange.  Finally, council received a letter from Bruce Strachan, the  minister responsible for environment. The letter deals with  the issue of the disposal of  waste chemicals, such as those  occasionally generated by  hospitals and laboratories or  schools, which may be potentially explosive.  Meredith said St. Mary's  Hospital has an incinerator thai  is the envy of many hospitals on  the Lower Mainland, and can  dispose of much of its own  waste products in that way.  However, council has asked  newly elected alderman Bob  Graham and Planner Ron  Sabine to contact the SCRD  and establish whether or not  there is a problem of this nature  on the Sunshine Coast.  Photo Works  r i  Tr.nl B.iy Centre Mall, Sechell   885-4447  ue wish PM" and loy  Season and tne ,  MINOLTA  freedomTELE  ��� 38mm Standard/80mm Tele dual lens  selection with macro capability  ��� Precise multi-beam autofocus  ��� Advanced multi-zone autoexposure  ��� Decision-free autoflash  ��� Total freedom film operation  IK]  ���*' ."os,  $35999  J0r We have a good selection of  Pentax, Minolta & Canon Cameras & Binoculars  & a whole bunch of stocking stuffers  Sechelt  Scenario  a*  by Margaret Watt, 885-3364  The best part of Christmas  comes'for me on Christmas Eve  at about 5:30 pm. The stores are  closing, I can't buy another present even if I needed to.  This is it, then, ready or not.  All I can do now is relax and enjoy the holiday.  Stay safe this Christmas:  water the tree so it doesn't get  too dry. Unplug the lights when  you go out and when you go to  bed.  Enjoy some Christmas cheer  but please, don't drive afterwards. Have a very Merry  Christmas and a good New  Year.  HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  The Sechelt branch of St.  Mary's Hospital Auxiliary held  their annual luncheon meeting  al Pebbles on Monday, December 12. The new officers are:  Marlis Knaus, president; Erika  Wrighl, vice-president; Mary  Gaudin, executive officer;  Charles Pratt, secretary; Helen  Meridith, treasurer; Doris  Gower, publicity.  The auxiliary would like to  lhank all those who supported  them during the past year and  they look forward to seeing all  the members, new and old, in  the new year. In the meantime,  Merry Christmas and Happy  New Year from St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary.  SECHELT LEGION  Tickets are still available for  the New Year's Eve dance.  Prices are $20 a ticket, $40 a  couple. Music is by Ambiance.  REMINDER  The   Sechelt   Chamber   of  Commerce will be closed from  December 24 to January 3.  BRIDGE  St. Hilda's bridge group  would like to wish everyone a  blessed Christmas and a Happy  New Year. The games will start  again January 9 at 1 pm. Hope  to see you there.  FAMILY BULK FOODS &  DELICATESSEN ��   ~S__ 'ml-rSri   mrn-^X "  H$fr��r  S*foec>  vw-  OeC' UafA  New Gift Items From  West Germany  ORDER  NOW  ALL MADE  TO ORDER  For your Christmas entertaining  Party Trays   - Gift Packages  - Gift Briskets  UNDER THE YELLOW AWNING  Cowrie St., 885-7767  Mon.-Thurs.        9:30-5:30  Fri. 9:30  6:00  Sal., Dec. 24 and Dec. 31  9:30 ��� 5:00  Closed Dec. 25 - 27  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  SEAVIEW MARKET  in Roberls Creek  until noon Saturday  "A Friendly Paopla Plac."  trail B,iy Centre Mall  ��� Pictures  ��� Clocks  ��� Crystal bowls, candlesticks, stemware  ��� Vases - crystal, glass, porcelain  ��� Mugs  ��� Copper and brass  ��� Ornaments  ��� Placemats and tablecloths  Food processor  ��� Kitchen gadgets  885-3414  - Pots and casseroles  - Cookbooks  - Tea towels  - Bath towels  - Soaps & scents  ���peJ  Serf TOitAu  !||  May the PEACE and LOVE of the Christmas Season  warm you throughout the coming year.  Best wishes to all for  Happiness and Success  The Staff of  The Sunshine COAST NEWS  _____*  m^mtltjmmtmm  mtj^^ttajam  limmmt^ttttmmmmtmmmMmm Coast News. December 19.1988 11.  Sechelt Seniors  Christmas Dinner  by Larry Grafton  he traditional Christmas lighl display at Weal's beside Highway  111 in Roberts Creek has many attractive and innovative displays  his year. ��� Vern Klllotl pholo  Sewer expansion  A $382,000 low bid was made by Western Versatile Construction to build an expansion at the Sechelt Sewer Plant.  Tenders were opened at the Sunshine Coast Regional District  office in Sechelt, December 15.  This was the second time tenders were called. Only one bid  for $479,000 was submitted the last time in January.  "We've done fairly well by delaying for a few months,"  remarked SCRD Administrator Larry Jardine.  The other two bids submitted were Mandrax Enterprises  Ltd. for $445,300 and MDM Construction Co. Ltd. for  $445,043.  On December 8 some  140-odd members of Branch 69  and their guests were in attendance at the Sechelt Legion for  the annual branch Christmas  Dinner. Wine was available  from the bar as a prelude to the  meal for those who wished it.  The turkey dinner was prepared by the ladies of the  Sechelt Legion Ladies Auxilliary. I must say in my humble  opinion, they did an excellent  job.  The food was served on individual plates, served hot, with  plenty of everything for those  with a normal appetite. Seconds  were available for those who  desired a little extra. Bravo to  these ladies who excelled on  behalf of our assembled  members.  One of the highlights of the  afternoon was the recognition  of the 60th anniversary of  Eileen and Walter James.  Among other things, a 60th anniversary scroll was presented to  Eileen and Walter, lt was signed  by the individual members as  Ihey departed the function.  Walter was still in good voice  after the presentation, as he  took his place with the 69ers on  the stage to sing a few  Christmas carols. It was a very  satisfying afternoon.  NEW YEAR'S DANCE  At the expense of being  repetitious, a reminder is in  order of the New Year's Eve  Dance being organized by Patty  and John Miller to take place in  our hall on that specific day.  The gala affair starts with a  roast beef dinner at 7:30 pm  followed by dancing to Ihe live  music of Jack Bourne and  Associates from 9 pm to 1 am.  The licensed bar will be open  all evening and I'm sure Patty  and John will have a few surprises for you throughout the  evening.  Tickets are available from  885-7792 (evenings) and from  885-9249 on a limited basis, so  please do not procrastinate if  you intend to be present to see  the new year in.  EXCUSES!  Have you ever had an accident in your car and been asked  to describe it? I understand the  following gems were published  by an insurance company for  internal distribution but they  eventually showed up in Ann  Lander's column, so some of  you may have seen them.  "The other collided with  mine, without giving warning of  ils inlenlion.  "I thought my window was  down bul found il was up when  I put my hand through it.  "I was on my way to the doctor's wilh rear end trouble when  my universal joint gave way,  causing me to have an accident.  "The telephone pole was approaching fast. I was attempting to swerve out of its path  when it struck my from end."  Since this will be my lasl column prior lo Christmas, 1 extend io my readers and fellow  members a very Merry  Christmas. Have a happy and  safe holiday.  GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.   {m ttt _m p^Wutij web   ^  TYPESETTING. LAYOUT _. DESIGN  BUSINESS CARDS. LETTERHEAD ENVELOPES     j  BROCHURES, FLYERS. BOOKS J  Publishers of Ihe Sunshine Coast News  ���s 885-3930 886-7817>  TRAIL BfU CEHTF.E fllflLL  From all of us at  TRAIL BAY CENTRE MALL  TRAIL DflLJ CEflTRE fflflLL  3pen Mon. - Sat., 9:30- 5:30  WEN FRIDAYS 'TIL 9 PM  B.C. Government Liquor Store  Bobbie's Family Shoes  Books 'n Stuff  Cactus Flower Fashions  Goddard's Fashion Cenlre  Headquarters Hairstyling  INTRA Vagabond Travel  lanelle's Chocolates & Fudge  Medical Office  Mitten Really  Morgan's Mens' Wear  Nova Jewellery  Peninsula Insurance  Pharmasave Drugstore  Photo Works  Radio Shack  Royal Bank  Sew-Easy Fabrics & Yarns  Shop-Easy  Sn.uk Bar  Trail Bay Hardware  The Upstairs & Downstairs Shoppe  Zippers Children's Wear  MONDAY, IAN. 2  Shop Easy & Pharmasave ONLY  OPEN 9:30 - 6:00  ShopEasy and Pharmasave  open 'til 6 pm  OPEN SUNDAYS 10-5  1  mM 12.  Coast News, December 19,1988  Canada Grade A Frozen - All Sizes  TURKEYS,.   MM  *    1.28  2.82 kg  : FROM OUR BAKERY  Sunbeam - White or 60% Whole Wheat  Bread  570 gm loaf  Cherry  Fruit Bread  454 gm  Shortbread  pkg of 12  .99  2.49  2.99  Nanaimo Bars a in OR  Foremost - Regular or Nice 'n Light  Assorted Varieties  ICE CREAM  2 litre tub  Foremost - Made wilh Real Sour Cream  French Onion or Dill Pickle  Party Dips  250 gm tub  Foremost - Old Fashioned  Whipping Cream  500 ml ctn  Foremost - Gourmet or Nice 'n Light  EGGNOG  1 litre ctn  .69  1.49  .99  Minute Maid - Concentrated  ORANGE  JUllfE 341 ml tin  Fraser Vale  Brussels Sprouts  ea.  ea.  1 kg bag  Snowcresl - Petite  Green Peas  1 kg bag  Minute Maid - Concentrated ��� Assorted Flavours  Fruit Punch  280 or 355 ml tin  1.39  2.39  2.29  .89  ea  FRESHEST PRODUCE  QUALITY MEATS  FROM OUR DELI  California Grown - Canada No. 1 Grade  BRUSSELS SPROUTS 9fl  .62 kg ifciU  'kg  California Grown - Seedless  Canada No. 1 Grade  Red Grapes  1.28 kg  .58  U.S.A. Grown - Ocean Spray  Canada No. 1 Grade  CRANBERRIES AQ  12oz. pkg illvea  California Grown - Canada No. 1 Grade  Celery Stalks  .64 kg  B.C. Grown - Canada No. 1 Grade  Medium Cooking  Onions  .42 kg  California Grown  Premium Yams  1.08 kg.  Japanese Mandarin  Oranges  Available at Competitive Prices  Motts - Regular or Extra Spicy  CLAMATO  COCKTAIL     1.36 litre tin  Nabob- Deluxe 120's  Tea Bags  400 gm pkg  Sunlight - Liquid  Dishwashing Detergent  1 litre bottle  Kraft - Regular or Light  Miracle Whip  1 litre jar  Royale - Large Box  Facial Tissue  White or Almond - 100's pkg  .29  .19  49  Fresh - Grade A  Roasting Chicken  3.06 kg  Grimm's - Boneless  Black Forest or Maple Roasted  OLD FASHIONED  HAMS  8.80 kg  Fresh - Grade A  Ducks  3.95 kg  Extra Lean  Ground Beef  5.49 kg.  Grimm's - Ukrainian  Garlic Sausage  300 gm  Made in Our Store - Pork or Beef  Sausage Meat  2.18 kg  1.39  3.99  1.79.  2.49,  2.99,  .99,  Sliced Summer  Sausage  100 gm  In the Deli - All Fancy  Cheeses  Sliced  Shinkenspeck  100 gm  Sliced  Cerelat Salami  100 gm  .89  10"  1.39  1.39  Off  Regular or Diet  7-UP or  PCrSI   COLA   750 ml bottle  Ocean Spray - Cranberry,  Cranapple or Cranraspberry  Cocktail  1.14 lilre bottle  .68  Plus Deposit  2.39,  GROCERY SPECIALS  1.88  Money's - Sliced  Mushrooms  284 ml tin  Royale - White, Yellow or Almond  BATHROOM  TISSUE  .89  Nabob Tradition  - Regular, Fine or Extra Fine  GROUND  COFFEE 300 gm pkg  8 roll pkg  2.79  ea.  3.98  2.49  3.19  .98  ea.  ea.  Armstrong - Medium or Old  Cheddar Cheese  Random Weights  Country House - Danish  Butter Cookies  500 gm tin  Nalley - Assorted Flavours  POTATO CHIPS  200 gm pkg  Bick's - Polskie Ogorki, No Garlic  or With Garlic  Pickles  1 litre jar  20��/onff  *- U     UTT Regular Retail  2.48 ���  ��� %9Uea  I ��� I v ea.  Bick's - Sweet Onions, Gherkins,  Cherries or Manzanilla Olives  Party Pack  375 ml jar  Pronto - White, Yellow or Almond  Paper Towels  2 roll pkg  Kraft - Quarters  PARKAY  MARGARINE      O  1.36 kg pkg Em  Del Monte - In own juice, crushed,  sliced, tidbits spears or chunks  Pineapple  398 ml tin  1.99  1.99  .98  ea.  ea  .%_���*__���  ea  18  .89  ittitt a &$&����,&&$ ftaftaft.sfta&,ia,a&ife  ���Ml  _m r  m% W<> fit' -S  Coast News. December 19,1988  13.  Calvary Baptist Church in Gibsons celebrated the Christmas season bv presenting the play "Twinkle  Twinkle Little Star" December 11 and 12. _ver��� Eulotl ph���ic>  Davis Bay News it Views  Dancing in Davis Bay  by Jean Robinson, 885-2454  NEW YEAR'S DANCK  The Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Communily Association is  welcoming all members to their  dance on December 31. Starts at  9 pm. Cost is $5 each for  , members. Those non-members  wishing lo join the parly will  have to become members for SI  each. A $3 membership also entitles you free use ol the library  for Ihe whole family for a year.  There will be live music, parly  hats and refreshments.  The hall at 5123 Davis Bay  Road has wheel chair facilities  now and as Ihe tickets are  . limiled to 50 people there  should be room for a few  'wheelie dancers'.  Please obtain your tickets and  memberships If needed by  phoning Bill LeNeve al  885-7490 or Jean Robinson at  885-2954. Don'l delay. Only 50  tickets!  GENERAL MEETING  The DB/WC Communily  Association had a good mm oul  Ihis December. Afler a shorl  meeling, 18 of us remained to  sing carols and enjoy the  warmth and fellowship of Ihis  very active group.  The Pulluck Dinner and Tree  Burning is January 8 at 6 pm in  the hall. A family affair and a  greal ending to ihe holidays.  CANDLELIGHT SERVICE  The Sunshine Coast Gospel  Church is holding a New Year's  Eve Candlelight Service. This  starts at 7 pm, December 31.  There will be a 35 minute film  enlilled Big Money Mix Up.  This concerns live young people  who find a strong box of money  lhat has fallen from an Armored Security Van. Refreshments will be served after the  service. Everyone welcome.  LIBRARY  Please nole the DB/WC  library will be closed now unlil  tf_\%  ���������^Prc ,'lan a dress shop  T^arijjels  ^^^^^        TINE FASHIONS ^^^^^^^  TEREDO SQUARE, SECHEIT    under Ihe Yellow Awning      885-202S  January 6 when il will re-open  at 10:30 am for Moms and Tots  Slory Hour.  BRIDGE  The Friday bridge at the hall  is over now unlil January 13 at I  pm. See you then.  POLAR BEAR SWIM  Please join ihe hundreds of  people watching or taking part  in the annual Polar Bear Swim  lhat starts al 11 am close lo the  Davis Bay Wharf. On January 1  that is.  MERRY CHRISTMAS  Many thanks to all those who  have taken the time to phone  me and contribute to this column over Ihe past year. It is  your input that makes this  easier for me.  I wish all of you a Merry  Christmas   and   Ihe   very  Healthiest and Happiest New  Year.  SANTA CLAUS IS COMING  Yes, Santa will be at the Teddy Bear Day Care on December  23. All you liltle people that attend Ihe daycare had belter be  very good.  Halfmoon  Bay  Happenings  1'  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  Residents of Ihe Welcome  Woods area can walch out for  Ihe Halfmoon Bay Fire Department truck between 6 & 7 pm  on Wednesday evening (December 21). A group of children  will be singing carols for your  pleasure, so Hash your porch  lights and lei them know you  are listening.  WELCOME NEW YEAR  The phone number has been  changed for those of you who  wanl to make reservalions for  the new year's party. Eileen  Greaves is the lady to call, her  number is 885-3926.  The Christmas dinner evening at the hall was a most enjoyable event with a good crowd  in attendance. Door prize was  won by Alva Dinn while several  guests were the recipients of  spot dance and various draw  prizes.  A SAD TIME  Things should be all happy al  this festive season, therefore il is  very sad lo have lo reporl the  dealh of a very dear friend.  Elsie Julian of Redrooffs slepl  jently away at her home last  week leaving behind many sad  hearts.  Elsie was known lo us all as a  lovely caring lady, always ready  to help others. For the past few  years she accompanied on piano  Ihe children of Ihe Halfmoon  Bay School for ihe Christmas  show, and was always ready lo  help oul al Ihe Baptist Church  when needed lo play organ.  Fred and Elsie Julian came to  Canada from Yorkshire in 1953  and obtained a posilion at  Merry Island Lighhouse. Upon  retirement in 1966 Ihey moved  into residence on Redrooffs  Road where Ihey made many  friends.  Our hearis and Ihoughls are  with Fred al Ihis time.  GREETINGS TO ALL  This is the time of year when  your columnisl has Ihe oppor-  tunily to send oul season's  greetings lo our readers, and to  lhank you for your help in passing information for this column.  May you all have a safe and  happy holiday, a Merry  Christmas and a Happy and  Healthy New Year.  Egmont  News  by Egmont Etta, 883-9302  This year's calendar from  Bob and Jean at the Pender  Harbour Restaurant features a  beautiful photograph of North  Lake along with scenes of olher  areas across Canada. The caption reads, 'near Egmont, B.C.'  Can you imagine a tourist pulling inlo Vancouver information  booth saying, 'can you direct  me to Egmont?'  PARTY TIME  Gaye Beardmore celebrated  her birthday on December 5,  and Gene Bernlzen had an 80th  birthday parly on Ihe Ihird.  Olher December birthdays include Tara McKenna's on  December 22 and Aric Darryl  Jeffries', when he'll be two  years old.  PUB/CAFE CLOSING  The Backeddy Pub and Cafe  will close from December 18 to  January 6, but the gas dock and  air station will remain open for  business, except on Christmas  Day, Boxing Day and New  Year's Day.  PUBLIC NOTICE  The Department of Vital  Statistics, Egmont Division,  hereby notifies all Egmonsters  of a petition to have Cookie's  name changed to 'Lucky'. The  petition was started after ihe  above-named resident of  Waugh Lake was the big winner  at the Madeira Park Communily Club Bingo last Thursday.  Some of us know that it  wasn't all luck, though. E.T.  helped.  Shoppe  '1:10-5:J0  9 10 ":0V1  8:00-5:00  885-1965  HOURS:  Mon.  Wed.  Tliur-.-Fri.  I  s  - Swiss water Mocha |ava Pet. at  - Columbia Decaf //  ��� Amarretto Almond  - Bavarian Dutch Chocolate  - Hazel Nut Cream  - Dark French Italian style  - Columbia Excelso  - Mocha Java  - Costa Rica Tarruza  - Mexican Pluma Altura  - Kotlfl Supreme  - Kenya A.A.  tj WTCHEN  J    CARNIVAL  r_0_0_grj0__0rjt_0rj^  Hurray!!!       9  MORE NEW COFFEES     Jl  have arrived at ^1  !j WTCHEN CARNIVAL S  J^ . Swio war Mnrka Ian n ,f   /7*CN7   4      r^Sr -."  i^   CjIFI BASKtlo made up to your wishes and the  famous 'Murchies' vard of coffee or tea  5714 Cowrie St.,  Sechelt  885-3611  TAKE  THE  PLUNGE..  at Sechelt & District Chamber of Commerce's  6TH ANNUAL SCHETXWIN  POLAR BEAR  SWIM  11 am  New Year's Day  at Davis Bay  Join in from the water or the sidelines...  FUN FOR ALL!  PRIZES * TROPHIES  Polar Bear Certificates  PRIZES DONATED BY SUNSHINE COAST MERCHANTS  For more information, call 885-3100  This message is made possible by the following  generous merchants:  PENINSULA  MARKET  IJ.ivis Bay  885-9721  Sunshine  COAST NEWS  Sechell  885-3930  Gibsons  886-2622  We will be donating  some of the prizes!  GILLIGAN'S  PUB  Sechell  885-4148  MORGAN'S  MEN'S WEAR  Trail Bay Mall  DAVIS BAY  NEW & USED  Davis B.n  8854548  TRAIL BAY  SPORTS  Trail Ave., Sechelt  885-2512  WILSON  CREEK  CHEVRON  Hwy. 101    Wilson Creek  885-3922  BELLA BEACH  MOTEL  & WHARF  RESTAURANT  D.ivii Bay  885-7285 BB5 71<ll 14.  Coast News, December 19,1988  -P5  ��85  ts^  Seagoing  V^  ll  MH  >���.. >,.  \  t.-^  o,  *  .  lmA_J. ���'��� f    \  ik-  Canada's first Indian Government would like to wish you all a very  gMeiiy Ul" ��M ��M**> and a ^Happy*J\,etf J/��ai*  K'i  r -.  ���Or  (SL  I  'V  I  0\  w.~  I  MW*hL.,^  ��  W>  ly&,  s  ^."^s  **,  >fl  /  Br  v-H$  a JB5,       '  w  'i4  *r>t*��*2r  f l  ���\   a#_ '���'    ^ " 'J*-���..'P%*^Z^  II  I     1  i if  V   ��  May we all achieve our dreams  and goals in the coming year.  THE SECHELT INDIAN  GOVERNMENT DISTRICT  ���MMMMMMIMiMMMiliailiiiMM  IMMMMMi Coast News, December 19,1988  15.  Pender Patter  Two Pender Harbour retail  grocery slores were broken into  late Monday night or early  Tuesday morning, and money  (mostly quarters) and goods  were laken from bolh locations.  Entry did nol seem to be  forced at either Ihe Beaver  Island Grocery Store on Francis  Peninsula Road or the Harbour  Marina in Garden  Bay, and  fo ail uttf W4fo**wi&  & fytitsuU ^UX*K...  HALFMOON HEATING  "The Wood Heat Specialist"  Richard Stoker 885-7758  MARINA  PHARMACY  J  A real Canadian Christmas  Madeira Park Elementary students presented "A Real Canadian  Christmas" Thursday to a delighted audience in Ihe school  auditorium. ���Myrtle Winchesler pholo  , Store break-ins  Two Pender Harbour retail       police were  nol  called  until  I   Broccrv stores were broken into      Tuesday morning.  "I was pleasantly surprised al  their (Ihe RCMP's) fast and efficient service," said Lloyd  Davis, owner of Harbour  Marina.  The Sechell detachment ol  the RCMP are unable to report  any progress in the investigation  of the two incidents.  by Myrtle Winchesler, 883-9302  One hundred and seventy-  five Madeira Park Elementary  School students presented 'A  Real Canadian Christmas' last  Thursday, with musical direction by Mrs. S. Harrison and  piano by Mrs. L. Talento.  The stars of the show were  Tracey Thompson, Scarlet  Hunt, Rolf Harrison, Oliver  Amiel, Michelle Rivers, Sarah  Malcolm, Ben Devitt, Dale  Reid, the Christmas trees,  snowfiakes, snowmen, skiers,  skaters, Alberta cowboys, Ontario yuppies, Newfie fishermen, representatives from other  provinces, and the ethnic  carollers.  Special thanks to all the  parents who assisted with the  costumes, Les Fowler for supplying the sound system, Barb  Johnson and Anita Bathgate for  set decoration, Hans Schroeder  for assistance with the sel, Jan  Krasnikoff for the programs,  and the Coasl News for the  carol sheets.  CHRISTMAS BINGO  The Christmas bingo at the  Community Hall Thursday  evening was well-attended and  unanimously considered a great  success, even though the head  count was less than 900.  Lloyd Wiley's table is gaining  a reputation as the 'lucky table',  and even though Lloyd didn't  win anything, four of the people  sitting with him carried out two  turkeys, two boxes of chocolates, a ceramic snowman, a gift  certificate for Francis' Take  Out, and over $250 in cash.  Rumor has it that Lloyd is going  to claim commission from prize  winners at his table in the new  year.  Even one of the infamous  Beagle Brothers fishing team  was at the Christmas bingo.  Ferry  crew  effects  rescue  The small boal of an Ontario  native returning from work on a  fish farm capsized on Tuesday  morning. The young man who  found himself in the icy waters  of Jervis Inlet was glad that he  was wearing a survival suit.  The man clung to his overturned boat for about 20  minutes, then fired an emergency flare when he saw a B.C.  ferry approaching.  The ferry crew rescued the  man and concerned that he  might be suffering from  hypothermia, radioed for an  ambulance to meet them at  Earls Cove.  The man experienced no ill  health from his experience, and  luckily was only inconvenienced  by a lack of dry clothing. He  said thai he felt little cold  through the suit while he was in  the waler.  Dllerry (El)rtetma0 and wishes for a healthy and  IHappjJ ��fctU Dear from all of us in Pender Harbour  from those of us who chose to donate to the Area A branch  of St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, in lieu of Christmas Cards.  We are:  lack & Lou Parrell  lohn 4 Elspeth Logan  Fred i. Marge Schuberg  Henry & lean Whlttakef  Pe�� Riley  Norm S, Fran Catlermolp  Frank _ Clara Lee  Len _. Mary Stevenson  . Paige & lanel Lycell  Till & Marion Wray  Mel & lean Likes  Frnie Lee  Mark Myers  Darby. Silvia Reid & family  Harvey. Bev Higgins _ family  Billy & Iris Griffith, Maureen,  Elaine & John  - Chris & Barb Shepherd  |oe & Sheila McCann  Bill, Phyllis 4 Billy Knutson  Alex & Louise Berg  lohn S, Marie Malcolm ,  ; Stuart, Steven 8, Alison  ; Bob & lean Prest  ��� Kay Hatcher  lohn & Alice Haddock  Art & Vivi Alexander  Ted & Eileen Alexander  lack & Jean Paterson  At). Wendy, Lisa S, Tina Haddock  Garry & Cheryl Thompson  lohn c. Helen Downing  Dennis, Palli, Mil had 8, Paul Gaudcl  ( dlherlne Mi Qullly ��, (amity  Dave* Muriel Stlglllz  Bill & Freda Ewen  Louvain Lee  Duncan & loan Cameron  Gordon & Shirley Allan  Gilbert t. Vera Love  Bert & Isabel Gooldrup  Helen & Art Christian  Bol) & LaVerne Richardson  Geofl & Anne Crowther  I lllda Clements  lack & lean Dale  Annie Smith  Dour, Betty, Steven #. Victor SI  Lela ��, Bill Griffith  Eric & Elhel Edwards  Doreen Webb  lean Haddon  Bessie & Bill Williamson  Charlie, Maureen Lee & lamily  Bill K. Wilma Thompson  Ken * Lil Abbott  Ken & Carolyn Wall  Les _ Joyce Fowler  Sarah Edmond  Fred, Muriel Crosby & family  Milton & Janice Watson  Herb 8, Jean Wood  Margaret Causey  Willi & Elll Marcinkowski  Caryl Cameron  Nena, Brian f. Candi Whittaker  Wes _. Joan Jensen  adey;  Does this mean that they're admitting defeat on the high seas  by trying their luck elsewhere?  The following people made  the Christmas Extravaganza  possible by donating prizes:  IGA, Marina Pharmacy,  Miss Sunny's Hair Boutique,  Beaver Island Grocery, Francis'  Take Out, Oak Tree Market,  Maureen Lee, Pauline Babcock  and Eileen Girard.  Doris Pride deserves special  recognition for organizing the  whole  thing  with   the   other  volunteers.  CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE  A family Christmas Eve service will be held at 2 pm in St.  Andrews Anglican Church.  RAFFLE  Winners of the Serendipity  Playschool raffle, drawn on  December 15, are:  D. Knack, Flora Sayer, Bev  Hannah, Ellie Schoular, Lois  Grindley and Ron Johnston.  Prizes were donated by the  IGA,  Beaver Island Grocery,  Lord Jim's, Inky Ford, Joyce  Clay and Violet Evans.  PH WILDLIFE  There will be no December  meeting of the Pender Harbour  and District Wildlife Society,  but meetings will resume on  January 17, when annual elections will be held and membership renewals are due.  MERRY CHRISTMAS  There will be no Coast News  next Monday, so I'd like to wish  seasons greetings to all of you  who read Pender Patter, and  especially to:  Those hard-working and  dedicated volunteers who support Pender Harbour and call  me to tell me about community  activities, events and meetings;  Scotty Mclntyre, Ernie Wicks  and Lyle Forbes, who give me  unrestrained hell for even the  slightest inaccuracy;  The mayor of Hoolerville,  who has steered me in many  good directions;  My besl friends Bob Bodner,  Sandy and Mark Nuyens and  Ann  Cook,   for  sharing  my  work   and  never  calling   me  before noon.  Merry Christmas, Pender  Harbour and have a great new  year.  PENDER HARBOUR  DIESEL CO. LTD.  Diesel Engine Rebuilding  Industrial Parts  Hwy 101, #������   _-.___. _*___.  MadeiraPark 0O3-ZOlO  mw&iiWQ  We're building a bonanza of holiday wishes  for all our friends in Pender Harbour. Thank  you and happy holidays.  Irom Art _ Helen. Steve, Dave. Judy. Bill. Karen. Paul, Dave. Donna & Mycat  AC Building Supplies  Home/All Hardware  i* t  ;1  AMI  (^ I  WW**  Or  Or  #10,  I  i  7-^^f<k^y  yfr  PENDER HARBOUR REALTY HARBOUR INSURANCE  883-9525 AGENCIES LTD.  FAX: 883-9524  Madeira Park Shopping Cenlre. Pender Harbour  883-2794 Coasl News, December 19,1988  Guess Where  Nobody located lasl week's (iuess Where so the prize will  be $10 when Ihe picture runs again 'n the New Year. There  will he Ihe usual prize of $5 for the correct location of the  above. Send jour entries lo reach the Coast News, Box  461". Gibsons hy Sulurday of next week.  In any restructuring  Industrial study  Aiming to avoid possible future industrial environment  [roubles, the Sunshine Coast Regional Dislrict board is going  to look at ihe costs involved in doing a major environmental  sludy for ils Hillside Industrial Area ai Pon Mellon.  The board agreed December 15 to ask planning staff to  report on the costs involved and recoverable expenses for a  broad major environmental impact study for Hillside, as  recommended by Director Jim Gurney.  No to Oceanmount  Oceanmount subdivision owners asked Gibsons council  December 13 for permission to clear vegetation from the  lown right-of-way adjacent io lots being developed on the  plateau above Ihe lown. But council denied the request.  The town engineer advised that furiher stripping of vegetation would cause erosion to the properties below. Very cosily  storm sewers and catch basins would be needed.  Water project  A joint town and regional $720,000 water tank projeel for  ihe Payne/Leek roads areas was recommended to Gibsons  Town council December 13 by consulting engineers. Council  agreed lo seek a meeting with Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) representatives to discuss the proposal.  Consultanl engineers Dayton and Knight Ltd. were asked  to recommend a solution lo ihe problem of relocating the existing Payne Road waler tanks off the areas affected by a proposed improvement of Payne Road. The consultants listed  five possible solutions lo the problem, bul favoured a V/i  million gallon joint scheme.  The SCRD share of the project is estimated at $360,000.  There would be an additional cost of $145,000 for connecting  the water main.  No paper next week  As is customary, the Coast News will not be published between Christmas and the New Year. Our next edition will appear January 2.  Season's greelings lo all our readers.  __XXL______l_____________________________mCZ.  ���zrtr  FALL SALE  Evergreen Landscaping in co-operation with  B&B Farms offer 'til DECEMBER 31st  .HEDGING CEDARS.  $-150  per foot -mm  installed        dmopo  Member of  ALLIED  The Careful Movers  LOCAL  MOVING  Call the Moving  Specialists  For all local moving, or for help with  moving awkward heavy items, pianos, etc.  LED WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  HWTioi.amoM    ^CcTcTrECT 886-2864  Port Mellon essential  In Penny Fuller  The committee to study the  feasibility of restructuring Gibsons boundaries voted unanimously last week lo accepl the  consultant's draft reporl, with  amendments, on restructuring.  The final copy of the reporl will  be available soon.  The committee also voted  unanimously lhal the only  reasonable oplion possible for a  restructured district municipality would encompass Gibsons,  the Wesl Howe Sound Fire Protection dislricl in bolh Areas E  and F, plus lhat portion of Are;  F exlending from ihe northeasterly boundary of the West  I oil n IO.sc SPECIAL PEOPLE  UNIQUE GIFTS  from  Shadow Baux  ��� Hand Crafted Jewellry  ��� Pottery  ��� Baleman Diaries  ��� Prints  ��� Paintings  ��� Hand Painted Clothing  ��� Silk Scarves  ��� Batpman Books  etc., etc., etc.  Cowrie Si   Sechell   885-7606  Howe Sound Fire Protection  Specified Area up to and including Port Mellon and lying  between the shoreline and Ihe  Provincial Forest boundary.  Committee members agreed  the increased cosl of servicing  Ihe newly incorporated areas  could only be handled if the new  municipal district were receiving  tax revenues from ihe pulp mill  al Porl Mellon.  Harry Cargo, who is on ihe  management staff al Howe  Sound Pulp and Paper, warned  the committee lhat the senior  executives al the mill are leary  of being included wilhin a  municipal district's boundaries.  The main issue, which continued io be raised Ihroughoul  the meeting, was a distrust of  possible municipal district councils which mighl decide to impose unreasonable taxes on the  mill.  The pulp mill will be facing a  major tax increase when the expansion is completed, due to the  radically increased value of the  operalion.  Mayor Diane Slrom assured  Cargo lhal any municipal council would be foolish to deal in  bud faith with the mill. Slrom  said she would try to set up a  meeting with senior management at the mill to address their  concerns.  The report recommends that,  subject to ihe acceptance of  voters in Areas E and F, the  Town of Gibsons restructure its  boundaries to include the designated areas, and that a vote be  held lo determine the issue in  1989.  Contrary lo the understanding  of committee   members  when iheir study first began, the  ministry of municipal affairs  does nol allow for voles lo be  counted in each individual area,  ll requires that the votes all go  into one 'pot' and the result of  Ihe vote be based on total  ballots cast.  In ihe case of restructuring, a  'yes' vote of 50 percent plus one  is required.  The drafl report covers  several issues raised during the  lime of the study by citizens'  groups, such as Ihe fate of ihe  water improvement district  under a restructured governmenl. The author of the reporl,  Tom Moore, recommends local  committees be established to administer the waler improvement  districts now in existence. Initia-  ly these committees should be  composed of ihe trustees now  holding office.  Regarding tax increases,  Moore estimates residential taxation will be reduced slightly in  Areas E and F, S.13/SI000 in  Area F and $.09/$IOOO in Area  E. In Ihe current Town of Gibsons, the residential lax rate  would drop by $2.95/$1000.  The only area which could  find an increase in tax rate  would be that seclion of area F  from Gibsons through to  Langdale which would see an  increase in residential tax of  $1.46/$l000.  Committee Chairman Jane  Sorko pointed oul, however,  lhal Ihe issue is less one of  decreasing resideniial lax rales  in the rural areas than of protecting property owners againsl ihe  massive projected increases in  rural/residential lax rales which  arc expected in the near future.  Before requesting lhal a vole  be held on restructuring, the  Town of Gibsons will be  holding public information  meelings and disseminating inlormalion brochures. Specific  details about Ihese meetings  should be available early in the  new year.  E^  thing  20%  pec  19  OFF  ,24  We will be- CLOSED from  4:00 pm Dec. 24 - until Wed., Dec. 28  885-2916  For great home decorating values see DeVRIES  ���=YOUR SUNSHINE COAST VOLUME DEALER���^  mm  J Coast News, December 19,1988 17.  The Sunshine  Second Section  :  Reverend Ted Boodle received many food donations for the Elves Club December 15. In a collection by  Elphinstone Secondary students, Grade 12 collected the most for the needy at Christmas.  1989 SCRD budget  up over-all by 10%  by Harold Blaine  A provisional 1989 budget up  10.52 per cent to $6,544,983 was  approved December 16 by the  Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) board. The  budget is subject to revision until Marcl) 31.  This budget includes full payment of about $400,000 for an  expansion of the Sechelt sewage  ! plant. If utilities and this sewage  plant amount are excluded, the  SCRD operating budget of  :$3,133,038 is up 6.9 per'cent,  says Administrator Larry Jardine.  The budget contains no major new programs and continues  ihe district's 10-year budget for  waler systems. The parks and  economic development programs are continued, as well as  the dog conlrol program begun  last year, says the administrator.  The major operating expenditure increase over the 1988  budget is $55,000 for community planning and zoning. This includes $22,000 for salaries.  Mapping and service record  costs are up $13,000. There's an  additional $30,000 for planning  consultants.  Spending on regional parks is  down $20,000 to $105,800.  Economic development spending is up $13,000 to $138,830.  The general government  spending estimate is up $45,000  io $596,775. This includes an  additional $27,000 for salaries.  The estimate for Roberts  Creek Fire Department is up  $10,000 to $113,745. Hal/moon  Bay Fire Department's estimate  is also up $10,000 lo $106,095.  Building inspection expenditures are up $44,000 to  $159,000. This includes $30,000  more for salaries.  Environmental health expenditures are also up $44,000 to  $384,810. This includes a new  estimate of $20,000 for fish pit  expenses, as well as $10,000  more for each of a recycling  project and mainlenance.  ft**  PMW  ^  dS.  #  **  On fish-farming  Wilson critical of  Ombudsman's report  by Harold Blaine  The B.C. Ombudsman's report on fish farming is a major  disappointment, idealistic and  unworkable, says Gordon  Wilson, director and foreshore  committee chairman for the  Sunshine Coast Regional  Disirici (SCRD).  Ombudsman Slephen Owen  December 9 released a reporl on  the province's new aquaculture  industry afler a year long study.  SCRD Director Wilson,  elected to the regional board  from a major fish farming area  and also leader of ihe Liberal  Party in the province, said the  report of the Ombudsman doesn't sound like ii was written  about British Columbia.  "The report does nat take  issue with the fundamental problem which is the definition of  the surface of the water as a  resource rather than a natural  extension of the land. Whal is  created by this current definition is a jurisdictional  nightmare which will not be  resolved through consensus  planning on a site specific basis  as called for in the report."  Wilson said he supports the  call for an Aquaculture Act.  But he suggests Ihe content of  such an act musl include slrict  environmental measures, with  appropriate penalties for Ihose  in violation of established standards.  "It is important for an  Aquaculture Act to have real  teeth so thai enforcement is  possible." he said.  The call for an independent  office of an aquaculture inspec  tor would be too expensive, he  said suggesting the Aquaculture  Act could be enforced through a  cooperative management model  worked oul between the federal  department of fisheries and  oceans, and ihe provincial  ministry responsible for fish and  game.  In both instances Wilson suggested more officers should be  hired.  Most disappointing was recommendation 3, and the supporting argument which called  for a consensual dispute resolution technique, rather lhan an  appeal process lhat would allow  an oplion for mediation with  access to litigation should thai  process fail, said Wilson.  "What is recommended here  is great in theory", Wilson  noted, "and I see that this  report has been influenced by  the mosl 'in' work. Gelling to  Yes: Negotiating and Agreement Without Giving In,  perhaps Mr. Owen has taken  ihe workshop lhal goes wiih it,  but this is Brilish Columbia,  and we are dealing with Social  Credit ideology, the word consensus isn't in their dictionary."  "People need to have a clear  course of aclion, and that musi  include access to ihe courts wilh  binding resolution. Of course,  mediation is the first step, but if  that should fail, ihe people musl  be able lo lake ihe governmenl  to court," said the SCRD director.  AIDS locally  Four cases of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) have been recorded to dale in the local health unit  area, according to Dr. Ray Marsh, Coast/Garibaldi Heallh  Unit medical health officer. The unit includes the Pemberton,  Squamish, Sunshine Coast and Powell River areas.  More specific geographic identification of the specific location of AIDS victims isn't reported by the health unit. The  disease is fatal and there is no known cure.  AIDS is transmitted during sexual contacts or by drug  users sharing need(es.  Christmas ferry  The Sunshine Coast Regional District board December 15  agreed to ask the B.C. Ferry Service to provide a  Langdale/Horsehoe Bay late night ferry for Christmas Day.  In view of ihe number of telephone tails about the need for  a late ferry that day, and because of how the ferry service impacts on people's lives, it was agreed to make the request.  It was noted a later ferry is provided on other special  holidays during the year and therefore Christmas should be  included. r u '  S* t  \>��  from Blackberries  management and staff  kisttms  Last minute I "����*, <j��f and Lounge Wear  .           , 1 Ladies  Leather Jackets Irani M9900  Shopping I Ladies''Fashion Watches  ide��lS... I Large Selection of Christmas    I        and New Year's Glitter 18.  Coast News, December 19,1988  LEISURE  King of Safecrackers  Adventures of  Holy Herb  by Peter Trower  Sunshine (nasi Recycling and Processing Society (SCRAPS) joined Moll) Mouse lo sponsor these children who made Yule ornaments from recycled material al Sunnycresl Mall.  ���Vern Ellioll pholo  .ythms of Life  With the addition of these  new members Herb finds himself the leader of a nine man aggregation, well capable of taking on any sort of safe job. He  is determined that theirs will be  a class organization in every  way, and the ground rules of  what will one day be known as  the Wilson gang are firmly  established. It is vital that they  never be recognized.  To this end they perfect the  art of applying theatrical  makeup, false beards, wigs and  other paraphernalia. (In time  ihis facet of the operation will  evolve into a virtual costume  departmenl). It goes without  saying that the gang members  will wear gloves at all times during the commission of crimes,  and there must be no undue  violence or use of firearms.  Herb is absolutely adamant on  this score.  He devises a system for sharing the loot. Later he will attribute the cohesiveness of his  gang to this democratic method:  Unlike many mob chiefs, I  took no cut off the top, leaving  the rest to split the remainder.  Capricorns elusive  by Penn) Fuller  There arc those in our society  who truly understand stock options, debentures, insurance options and RRSPs, who '">n't  just dream of having enough  money to use tns loopholes, but  make use of Ihem annually.  A significant number of these  people were born when the Sun  was in Capricorn (December 22  - January 2(1). Something aboul  thai Sun position bestows an  understanding of how the  system works, in all ils subtle  Iwistings and turnings.  Of course, nol all Capricorn  Suns are financial wizards. Bul  the majority have the ability lo  make the syslem work for ihem  if (hey so choose.  The rest of us may feel like  we've entered the twilight /.one  whenever called upon lo deal  wiih tax forms, high finance or  big corporations,  But you can'l pm Capricorns  in a pigeon hole. We're talking  about a sign here lhal has as its  symbol a goal with a fish's tail.  If a Capricorn wears a pinstripe suit, there's a good  chance they have flourescent  underwear on underneath. As  wilh any olher sign, you can't  lump Ihem all together and fit  Ihem into narrowly confined  concepts. They just won't  cooperate.  But there are certain talents  thai come with each sign. With  Capricorn, there is a comfort  with structure and money.  You see, if money makes you  nervous, if ycu are convinced at  a subconscious level that you  can't handle high finance, then  the chances are good you'll  never be forced into a situation  where you have to.  In other words, your chances  of becoming filthy rich are  limited.  On the other hand, if you  find the juggling of figures kind  of fun, like a chess game, then  the likelihood is that you will  find yourself playing with  money. If you believe you're  good at it, then you will probably be successful at making a  profit.  As we move closer to the 21st  Century, those with Capricorn  Suns are gelling a bil of a working over. Neptune has been  travelling through the first 10  degrees of Capricorn since early  1984.  '1  i  In (lie rush of e\ ents, we tend to overlook the impor-  tani /��������� ��� [ships ih.it arc die true basis of business re/a*  fi->' hips One "/ ihe greal pleasures of the Holiday  & ��� . t/ie ipponunity to exchange greeting! with  thost   iri  (   friendship and goodwill are valued so  In this spirit ir ii d pleasure to say 'Thank You' and  extend sincere appreciation for the very pleasant  association enjoyed k ith you.  May it bright and prosperous Neu1 Year bring happiness i" )'iiti and to yours,  __n  i  Inlel Ave., Sechell  < o/v Court .Motel  That means everyone born  between December 22 and  January 1 have felt some of the  effects. The trouble is they are  so nebulous it's hard to put  your finger on what changes  have been wrought.  Neptune dissolves structures  and facilitiates the connection  between the conscious mind and  god, or universal energy, or the  cosmos, whatever you like to  call it, the unknowable.  In 1989 people born the first  couple of days of January will  be under its influence, but you  may not even notice it apart  from a slightly confused feeling.  However, Saturn and Uranus  now begin to seriously work  their way through Capricorn.  During the next 12 months  those of you born between  December 22 and January 3 will  feel the effects of Saturn, and  those are very noticeable.  This coming year may be one  of frustration and restraint as  you are given a clear look at the  restrictions that you've created  in your life.  Don't worry. After that time,  Uranus will be rolling along, for  most of you in 1990, giving you  the energy and the means to  break free of those restrictions  and rebuild your life to better  suit the new you.  A book for  the Coast  by Rose Nicholson  The Accidental Airline by  Howard White and Jim Spilsbury. Harbour Publishing.  To anyone who has lived up  the coast during the last 30 years  or so, Spilsbury and Tindall and  Queen Charlotte Airlines have  been practically household  words.  Queen Charlotte Airlines has  been, often quite literally the  lifeline that reached to nearly inaccessible gyppo logging camps  to fly badly injured loggers to a  hospital when a trip by boat  would have been impossible or  too late.  Spilsbury and Tindall provided the means for these same  gyppos to communicate with  the outside world, thus ending  the terrible isolation often felt  by the tiny communities that  clung like lonely barnacles to  the precipitous sides of forgotten inlets.  Reading The Accidental  Airline by Howard White and  Jim Spilsbury is like sitting  around a table in a cookhouse  by the light of a hissing Coleman lantern drinking coffee  and listening to the southeaster  howling in the trees.  Everybody has a story to tell,  and every story is hair-raising or  funny or tragic, and all are true.  Once again, Harbour Publishing has recorded another  facet of B.C. history. As  always, it is very well done.  Old-timers will read it with  affectionate appreciation.  Those new to the coast will  catch a glimpse of a lifestyle  that probably does not exist  anywhere else.  In making a split, cash of  course was shared out at once.  Negotiable bonds had to be  fenced, at a remote market, and  obviously at a discount. The net  yield in turn, minus the expenses involved in the fencing,  was divided equally among the  mobsters concerned.  Each job is meticulously cased. The alarm systems are  studied as are the habits of the  watchman. Escape routes are  plotted and possible contingencies allowed for.  The gang hits always in the  dead of night, well-disguised  and well-briefed. There is an  economy of motion, a strict emphasis on timing. Nothing is left  to chance in Herb Wilson's  careful scenarios.  The marks are breached according to precise schedule and  one by one, the safes snap open  like obedient oysters. Herb  grows in skill and confidence  with each successful job.  One Saturday night about  three weeks later, the afternoon  shift files past the time clock at  Nabisco's largest bakery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Among  the ranks of the workers are  some new employees, their faces  subtly altered by the addition of  bogus moustaches, unnecessary  spectacles and died or bleach  hair.  They include Herb Wilson,  Joe Bertsch, Lou Wilson, Herb  Cox, Doc Redding, Joe BLue  and Big Jack Peer. They have  all been recently engaged by the  unsuspecting personnel department, singly and under assumed  names.  After more than a week of  pushing handcarts, unloading  ovens and feeding wrapping  machines, the members of the  gang have familiarized  themselves with the work  routines and the general layout  of the huge plant.  The Nabisco operation is a  sprawling complex of bakeries,  warehouses and offices,  strategically located on a  railroad spur line. It employed a  workforce of several hundred  people and supplies outlets in  several states.  As a result, large sums of  money pass through the company's main office each week.  This office, the focal point of  the gang's interest, is located  down a long corridor that connects with the locker room and  the central bakery.  The door to this office is  naturally kept locked at night  and on weekends. Cox, however, masquerading as a janitor,  has managed to purloin a key.  To be conlinued...  Holiday Season  SPECIALS  ���i sfeAyi&u aAruDfeiSis  Christmas Eve: your choice of:  Chinese Smorgasbord,or  Choices trom Ihe Dinner Menu  Seaview Gardens will be Closed CHRISTMAS DAY  thru' Dec. 29, and will Re-open Fri., Dec. 30  PLAN NOW to join us Saturday, Dec. 31 for  NEW YEAR'S EVE Special Smorgasbord  Greal Chinese & Western Lunches 4 Dinners   EAT IN OR TAKE OUT  sfcfmtw GARDENS  Marine Drive, Gibsons Landing 886-9219  NEWYEAR'SBALl   Sat., Dec. 31st   COCKTAILS  7:30  8:30  CHICKEN DINNER  8:30  9:00  Desert & Collee  DANCING  9:00  2:00  - LIVE ENTERTAINMENT -  LOUNGE  Larry Bransen  HALL  Local Traffic  TICKETS - S2S.00 per couple  $12.50 per person  Champagne at Midnight  Snacks Si Party Favours  At The  GIBSONS LEGION  After the show,  after the game.  ome home to  The  SYLVIA  "Quiet charm in the hear! n/ [he city"  Hotel  Featuring "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Bay  On the Bench at 1154 Gilford 681-9321  &S&*Eve  at PRONTO'S  Appetizers:  Stuffed Mushrooms  Caesar Salad  Gibsons Location ONLY  PER PERSON INCLUDES:  Choice of 2 Entrees:  Filet Mignon & Lobster  Filet Mignon & Scampi  ��� Glass of Bubbly Beverage  ��� Dessert  ��� Parly Favours  BOOK YOUR RESERVATION NOW  Seating is Limited  Gibsons Location Only llllh-ll III  The Management & Staff of  both Pronto's Fine Dining Restaurants  Wish you a MERRY CHRISTMAS &  A HAPPY 1989  Vour patronage throughout the year is appreciated  Come in *��"  daily ^  "specials  Both Pronto's Restaurants  WILL BE CLOSED  Dec. 24, 25, 26 & Jan. 1  GIBSONS  886-8138  SECHELT'  885-1919  PRONTO'S  ���MMM  mm Coast News, December 19,1988  19.  Multiple Sclerosis experience  One's favourite place  b> Beatrix  Howe Sound Paper company and union held their Christmas party at Gibsons Elementary School gymnasium recently. More than 300 children and their parents took part.  On the Sunshine Coast  A new author among us  by Harold Blaine  The Sunshine Coast has a  new author-in-residence! She's  Farida Karodia, an ex-patriate  South African highschool  teacher.  Karodia fled her unfortunate  country of rampant racism  because the practice of her profession and her life were circumscribed by apartheid.  Of African, Indian and European ancestry, she's been working here for close to four months on her third book, it's a  suspense thriller set in Africa  like her other work.  Author Karodia says she  writes instead of teaching  because she's full and overflowing with things to write. And  there's still a lot more.  She doesn't have to push  herself or discipline herself, except maybe in spring time, says  Ihe daughter of a South African  businessman born in India and  hit by racism. Born in 1942 in  Starkstroom, she taught school  until 1966 after attending college in Johannesburg.  Driven lo leave, she went to  Zambia (formerly Northern  Rhodesia) and taught for two  years. But the racism and influence of South Africa pursued  here there. She fled on to  Swaziland, then to Canada in  1969.  She came here because she  liked Canada's reputation for  political stability. But she says  she cares very deeply about her  native land.  Her first book is set in her  birthplace, Starkstroom. It is  based on her experiences of  racial separation and the way  government policies there affect  personal lives.  Titled Daughters of Ihe  Twilight, her first book was  published by the Women's  Press Ltd. 1986, London, U.K.  Why a publisher in Britain?  "Because my education and my  spelling is English", she says.  She hasn't tried for Canadian  publication, although for a time  she wrote some drama for the  Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Her second book is Coming  Home and Other Stories, a  short story collection recently  published by Heinemann International Publishing, Oxford,  U.K. Both books may be  ordered in Canada.  Both books are paperbacks.  She began writing because a  lot has been written about the  plight of (he Blacks in South  Africa, bul not much about the  problems of other racial groups.  The social hierarchy created  in the country by its racist  policies has the effect of  generating anger among the  people, says Karodia.  After arriving in Canada, she  laught at Golden, B.C. for three  years. Then she did the drama  work, followed by her first  novel.  Some of the short stories in  her second book were first sold  to literary magazines in the  United States.  She's also sold the foreign  rights of her first book.  Surprisingly, distribution of  both her books has been allowed in South Africa. There have  been some obvious, cosmetic  changes there, she says.  Karodia chose to come to this  area because it attracted her,  and she says her writing is going  well. She hopes lo have her second novel done by spring.  seeing the world. But she hasn'l  gone any.vhere lor Iwo years.  "But I'm probably on the  verge of going," she says.  The 'long irip to Mexico' has  almost begun. Saturday we'll  pack our bags and boxes and  lake everything out lo John's  workshop.  Sunday we'll clean the house  and pack the car. Monday mom  ing we leave on the S:.1lj ferry,  pick up BCAA Membership  and Travel Insurance in West  Vancouver, and say goodbye to  special friends.  Then we're off, Three or lour  days from Vancouver lo San  Diego, depending on how Emma and I travel. John, I'm sure  can drive longer than we can sil.  We arc driving down the Ba-  ia, and laking a freighter from  La Paz. across to Ma/atlan. Our  lirsl long slop will be San Bias,  my most favourite place in the  world.  We arc going to camp and  take it easy. And we arc going  to be gone for two months,  I'm feeling okay. I'm learning to live my busy, interesting,  good life and have MS. I look  after myself. I'm already looking forward to coming home In  February.  The spring, daffodils, tulips,  what to do with the garden, a  new sundeck, the greenhouse,  finishing the porch, montbretia,  where to plant the dahlias,  working full time again.  It's wonderful to be going to  Mexico. I lived Ihere from 1973  lo 1978, for live years, off and  on. I was married to a Mexican  then.  The memory of my time there  seems very strange and removed  from my life now,  10 years  later. I have a few people to  look up and places to revisit.  Our imminent departure  jumps oul ai me in a mundane  fashion. We won't be here for  nexl week's garbage collection.  _ GIBSONS LEGION��  *gfff     Branch ��109  Members i. Guests Welcome  te*ms~  Visit with Santa  Dec. 22 - 6 to 9 pm  Fri., Dec. 22 & Sat., Dec. 2ij  LARRV 6RANSEN  FARIDA KARODIA  She does her chores and incidental things in the morning,  then starts writing about noon.  After a two hour break at .3  o'clock, she writes until 11, or  often late inlo the night.  The revising, editing and  finishing of her writing is done  on a word processing computer.  But she does her firsl and second drafts the old way on a  typewriter.  Somehow il doesn't feel really like creating, not really like  writing, except on the typewriter  to start with, she says. That's  the easy part. The revising, cutting and correcting on the computer is the hard part.  Karodia loves travelling and  No Entertainment Dec. 23, 24 & 30  ROBERTS CREEK  Branch 219 THE FRIENDLY COUNTRY LEGION  ���     :!  Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  Toast oi  toeCwwl  MIGHT ON THE TOWN  I've found in dining around Canada, lhat in a truly 'class'  restaurant everyone feels comfortable, whether garbed in tuxedo or formal gown or toting a baby on the hip. The Omega  truly qualifies as a 'class' establishment.  Our dinner was superb, beginning wilh scallops sauleed in  butter for my escorl and a tossed salad for me.  1 had chosen the special for the evening, prawns in garlic  butter, and he selected a single lobster tail from the extensive  menu. The prawns were sumptuous, their delicate taste  brought out lo perfection by the finely seasoned buller. The  Omega potato has been raved about regularly in this column  so I will simply add that it is as much a reason to return to the  Omega as the beautiful view of Gibsons Harbour.  Lobster on the Wesl Coast can be a real disappointment If  the chef preparing it fails to be aware of the difference thai a  few seconds in cooking time can make. At the Omega, the  sweet meat was cooked to perfection, ensuring a delectable  texture as well as taste.  The fresh vegetables which accompanied each order were  also prepared with great care, neither over cooked nor loo  crunchy.  The meal, the service and the wonderful view added a  special touch to this holiday celebration.  Others who enjoy fine dining on a regular basis may be interested to know that plans are in the works for a 'regular  diners bonus program' for those who have lunch at ihe  Omega on a regular basis. It should start some time early in  the new year and will make the enjoyment of the Omega's  fine dining even more appealing.  Average meal prices quoted do not include liquor.  Creek House Inlimalc dining and  European cuisine In a sophisticated vei  casual atmosphere. Wc serve ruck of  lamh. duck, crab, clams, scallops, sieaks.  also daily specials. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321, Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays & Tuesdays. V. MC. 4(1 seals.  Ihe Omega I'izza, Sleak And  I (ihsiir House ��� Wilh a perfect view  of Qlbsons marina, and a cond time aimosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. Cast members of The  Beachcombers can usually be round din-  ine. here. Menu includes pizza, pasla,  sieaks and seafood. Steaks and Seafood  are iheir specialties. Banquet facilities  available. Very special children's menu.  Average dinner lor two: $20. Reservations recommended, l.ocaied in Gibsons  Landing ai 1538 Gower Point Rd.  K86-2268. Open Sun-Thurs, 11:30 ant -10  pm, fri and Sal 11:30 am - 10:30 pm.  Scats 145.  Pronto's Restaurants Two locations  to serve you. Uoih serve an extensive  variety of pizza, steak, pasta, lasagne,  ribs, souvlaki In a delightful lamily atmosphere. Children's menu available. All  dinner entrees include garlic bread and a  choice ol soup or salad. Average family  meal foi lout about $i5-$:o. Located at  Wharl Kd.. Sechell, 885-1919; and on  Highway 101, across Irom Gibsons  Medical Clinic, Qlbsons, 88MI38.  Mariners'  Restaurant - On ihe  waterfront with one of Ihe mosl spectacular views in Gibsons, the Mariners'  specializes in fresh and live seafood, and  also offers a full range of lunch and din-  ner entrees. Bolh menus change daily,  with delicious daily specials. Bullet  Brunch, from 11 am unlil 4 pm Sundays  with new selections each week. Marine  Drive, Gibsons Landing. 886-2334.  Lunch 11 am - 3 pm Dinner 5 pm - 10  pm. Gosed Mondays & Sunday afternoons from 4 pm. 100 seats. V. M.C.  Cedar's Inn ��� Appetizers all day till 11  pm. Daris every Sun. Everyone welcome.  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons -886-8171. Open 11  am - midnight, Sun-Ttinrs; 11 am -1 am,  Fri-Sat. 100 seals. V., MC. Regular menu  11 am lo 8:30 pm.  EAT IN - TAKE OUT  FAMILY DINING  Chicken Shack -  pizza, hamburgers,  Cornerstone Tea House -  Featuring traditional cream tea, by  reservation only, Saturdays M  886-9261,  Ruby Lake Resort - Lovely view of  lake from Ruby Lake's post and beam  dining room and good highway access Tor  vehicles of all sizes. Breakfast served all  day. Lunch prices begin at $2.50, dinners  from $5,50 including salad bar. Smorgasbord Sunday nights includes 12 salads,  three hot meal dishes and two desserts,  $10.95 for adults, $5.50 for children  tinder 12, Tiny lots free. A great family  outing destination. Absolutely superb  prime rib every Friday night. Average  Family dinner for four $20-25. Sunshine  Coast Hwy, Pender Harbour -883-2269.  Open 7 days a week, 7 am - 9 pm. 54  seats. V., MC. Breakfast, lunch and din-  I'AIDAIW-.RriMMWrs  - Deep fried chicken,  salads. Alt to go.  COwrie St.. Sechelt -885-7414. Video Rentals. Open II am - 9 pm, Mon-Thur; 11  am - 10 pm, Fri-Sat; noon - 9 pm. Sun.  Home deliver, within 5 miles of store  after 4 p.m.  I 20.  Coast News, December 19,1988  hcse more senior skaters are among the 155 children in the Sunshine      Saturday afternoon at the Sunshine Coast Arena, West Porpoise Bay.  ( oast Figure Skating Club. They are shown working on their ice skills -vein a t phoiw  *    Figure skating fun  Ihese young fry are well on the way to handling themselves on the ice in the figure skating program at  sunshine Coast Arena, West Porpoise Bay.  Maureen Jones  ...doing well alone  Even these smallest of skaters are doing well with the capable care  and encouragement of figure skating instructor Janice Ritchie.  SPORTS  Half time in soccer  MINISTRY OF HEALTH  COMMUNITY NURSE 3  Competition HL88:261B  $30,084-$35,247  In Gibsons, participate in planning and administration of Home  Nurse Care Programs; coordinate/administer provisions of direct  nursing care; supervise nursing and support staff; prompt and Interpret programs objectives within community, substitute for  Continuing Care Administrator when delegated.  Qualifications - RN; pref. BSN and some experience; or PHN  diploma and three years related experience; or two years Heallh  Care Administrator course and two years recent related experience; may use own car on expenses; smoking prohibited. Applicant is subject to satisfactory references including police  record review. Certain police records may preclude appointment  to this vacancy.  Submit applications to Ministry of Health, Human Resources Division, 1665 Grant Avenue, Nanaimo, B.C. V9S 5K7 no later than  January II, 1989  MONDAY &  WEDNESDAY  Gibsons  Swimming Pool  WELCOME BACK'  EailyBiid  Aqua Fit  Ease Me In  Noon Swim  Lessons  Swim Fit  6.30 a.m.-  9 00am  10:00a.m.  11:30 a.m.  3:30pm  7:30 pm  9 30am.  10:30 a.m.  TUESDAY  F11&50+  Senior Swim  Adapled Aquatics 2:30 pm  Lessons 3:30 p.m  PublicSwim 6:00 p.m  Coed Filness 7:30 p.m  THURSDAY  Adapled Aquatics 2:30 p.m  Lessons 3:30 pm  Public Swim 6:00 p.m  Coed Filness 7:30 pm  8:30a.m  10 00am  11:00am.  1:00 pm  7:30p.m.  8:30p.m  10:30a.m.  11:30 a.m.  3:30 pm.  6:00 p.m.  7:30 p.m.  8:30 pm.  3:30 p.m  6:00p.m.  7:30 p.m.  ��� 8:30p.m.  FRIDAY  Early Bird  Aqua Fit  Fit & 50 +  Senior Swim  Noon Swim  Public Swim  Coed Filness  Teen Swim  SATURDAY  Public Swim  Public Swim  6:30a.m.  9:00 a.m.  10:00a.m,  10:30a.m  11:30 a.m.  5:00 p.m  6:30 p.m.  7:30p.m.  2:00 p.m.  7:00 p.m.  8:30am  10:00am  10:30a.m.  11:30a m.  1:00 p.m.  6:30 p.m.  7:30p.m.  9:00 p.m.  4:30p.m.  8:30 pm.  SUNDAY  Family Swim  Public Swim  3:30 pm.  5:00 p.m  1:00 p.m  3:30 p.m  Lessons Commence  Sept. 19th  REGISTER NOW  Gibsons Swimming Pool 886-9415  Publication of this schedule  sponsored by  Super Valu  The Sunshine Coast Youth  Soccer clubs has finished the  first half of the season. We  usually have about a month's  break and then start back up  around the middle of January.  The schedule for the second half  of our season hasn't been drawn  up yet so I can't give you a date  for the first game to be played.  Sorry.  In the team standings we only  show 8 & 9 year olds and 10 &  11 year olds. There is another  age group above that. They are  12 to 14 year olds. We don't  have the standings for that age  group because they started late  in the season.  They wouldn't have started at  all if it wasn't for Frank  Hoehnc. He took the initiative  to line up players and coaches to  gel ihis age group going. He has  put a lot of time into organizing  this age group and I would like  to thank him.  Parents of players in this division, there is slill a registration  fee in Ihis age group, il is $15  for one person or $25 for a  family. Could you please hand  the registration money in to  your coach and he will forward  it to our treasurer.  8 & 9 YEAR OLDS  WLTP  Sechell Pharmasave 5 0 1 11  G.B.S. 0 6 0 0  leif Mjanes 14  13  Sechell Band 2 2 3 7  Shop Easy 5 1  1 II  10* 11 YEAR OLDS  WLTP  Sechell Pharmasave a 1 0 16  G.B.S. 4 6 0 8  Shop Easy 2 7 0 4  Sechell Band 5 5 0 10  GIBSONS  LANES  886-2086  COMPLIMENTS  OF   THE  SEASON  TO ALL *  OUR CUSTOMERS   M  & FRIENDS  from  Bill.  Harold.  Al.  Garry,  & Pam  We've been in the moving  business in Gibsons ior 22 years,  because we care about the things  we move. Your things. We've built  our reputation on being careful.  Call us ior a free estimate for your  local or long distance move.  LEN WRAY TRANSFER  11 LTD  11     886-2664  Box 186, Gibsons  ALLIED  MEMBER / ALLIED VAN LINES #\  THE CAREFUL MOVERS    ��l  MOMMM  mtmmmMmmmamMmmtmtmmmm Coast News, December 19,1988  21.  SPORTS   KeY Bucs win  rGIFTlDEasVoRlTlM'1  Damien Geneau sold the most tickets in the recent minor hockey  raffle. He drew the tickets for $300 first prize winner Marc  Williams and the mountain bike for Will Herman.  -_. , , ���Vern Kllloll photo  Minor hockey  by Mark Benson  Fifth place Buccaneers won a  key game by defeating third  place Roberts Creek 7 to 6 in  Men's Ice Hockey.  Buc's Weepe Peers scored a  pair of goals while singles were  scored by Rob Metcalf, Randy  Marleau, Jason Mitchell and  John Mercer. Kerry Baker  counted the game winner.  Creek goals were scored by  Bernie Beggs (2), Jim Benger  (2),   Steve  Marsh  and   Brian  Polar bear  swim time  The Fifth Annual Polar Bear  Swim will once again be laking  place on New Year's Day al 11  am on Ihe Davis Bay Beach.  The swim is a family event, so  why nol come out and join the  fun.  If you don't care to jump in,  come and cheer the others inlo  the water. There will be free hoi  chocolate and olher goodies.  Certificates will be given lo  all the brave swimmers as well  as prizes for the following  categories: first to third place,  Endurance Race/Adults; first  to third place, Endurance  Race/Children; Best Costume;  Oldest Swimmer; Furthest  Distance from out of town.  Come out in costume, even if  you don't plan on going into the  water. Let's make this a day to  remember!  Please note: the road is closed, Highway 101, Davis Bay,  between 11 am to 11:30 am.  Lumsden.  WAKEFIELD WINS  First place Wakefield kept  their undefeated streak alive by  beating Roberts Creek 6 to 4.  The game was tied at 4 to 4 but  Wakefield pulled ahead in the  last couple of minutes.  Goals were scored by Tom  Poulton (2), Dave Crosby, Rod  Clark and Rory Walker with the  game winner. Kelly Cousins  scored an empty nel goal.  Creek scorers were Bernie  Beggs, Brian Lumsden, Dave  Mewhort and Wes Lethbridge.  EAST WEEK'S SCORES  Wednesday Hawks 8, Buccaneers 2; Thursday Kings 5,  Gilligans 3; Friday Buccaneers  7, Creek 6; Salurday Wakefield  6, Creek 4; Hawks 15, Gilligans  4.  LEAGUE STANDINGS  Flyers edge Diggers 5-4  In local hockey aclion  December 6 the Flyers squeaked  by the Diggers 5-4. Graham  Malcolm and Stuart Malcolm  each scored twice and Adain  Mercer scored once.  On December 8 the score was  5-1. Goals were scored by  Michael McGuinness, Nathan  deBoer, .lack Darney, Ben  Devitl and Ray Blake while  Silas While scored Ihe one goal  in Atom action.  On December 10 in ihe Pee  Wee Division, Team I defeated  Team 2. Ben Stretch scored 4  goals while Brad Wingl'ield had  a hat trick and Raymond Sager  scored once.  Team 2 markers were Cedy  Munson 2 goals, while Jeremy  Howden, Micheal Yates and  Scott Doyle each scored once.  In Midget action December  t  Reference: Poi nt Atki nson f<* skookumcruiK Nanowa add i n, u mm  plus _ mm lo, eacr, II ol rise,  and 7 mm (or aacn It ol lall.  Pacific Standard Time  Time To  WINTERIZE  Your Boat & R.V.  winter storage  on fenced premises  power & water on site  '  BOAT HAULING    '  V HARBOUR VIEW MARINE,,,, *,,.>-*-.   886-2233 ft  Entry lorms lor Suncoaster Hlagailm Contest available at the Coast News nllices ami  local book stores Deadline lor entries. Dec. 31. Cash Prizes. For inlormalion call  Ruth al 885-2418. evenings.  Care Home In Sechell requires peison(s) lo apply hand waxing to residents. Two  mornings per week. 1 Vi hours, training provided Call the Volunleer Aclion Centre at  885-5881  The lights will be on at the Weals on December 14 and nightly from 6 pm to 10 pm Flu  vaccine will be ollered Iree lo persons aged 65 or over or lo anyone who has a chronic  medical problem, at the Coast/Garibaldi Health Unit, 5571 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt on  Monday, December 19 between 1-2 pm. No appointment necessary.  Volunteer Requests - Bingo caller once a week for care home. Gibsons. Computer instructor lor handicapped adults. Gibsons Handyman for occassional repairs and  maintenance for seniors' day care home in Wilson Creek. If you can help, please call  Ihe Volunteer Action Centre at 885-5881.  St. Adaln's Church. Roberls Creek morning prayer II am Christmas Day. Jan. I  carol service 2:30 pm.  The Gibsons Public Library will be closed lor Ihe holidays Irom Friday, December 23  to Monday, January 2 inclusive Starting Tuesday, January 3 the hours of opening  will be increased lo 30 every week. They are lo be Tuesday 12:30-8 pm; Wednesday  9:30-5 pm, Thursday 12:30-8 pm; Salurday 9:30-5 pm. We hope this will mean we  can better serve the communily in Ihe New Year and we wish you all a happy, healthy  , and peaceful future.  10 Sechell hosted North Delta  for 2 games. In game 1, 2 goals  were scored by Shane Joe and  single markers by Daryl  Brackett and Colin Campbell  for a score of 4-2 in favour of  Sechelt.  In the second game of the day  Sechelt outscored North Delta  by 6-2. Shane Joe scored a hat  trick wilh single goals by Clay  Munson, Jamie Brown and  Owen Joe.  On December 13 in the Pup  Division, Curtis Munson,  Theodore Desta and Graham  Malcolm each scored once for  the Flyers while the Drifters  won the game 10-4, 6 goals  scored by Jesse Smith and  Robert Trousdell scored 4  goals.  Makes W.  Germany's  national  by Barry Krangle  Tony Duffy was just punches  away from representing Canada  at the Summer Olympics in  Seoul. Slightly discouraged,  uncertain of his boxing future,  Duffy decided to temporarily  hang up the mitts, earn a few  bucks and join some buddies on  an excursion abroad.  In Ireland, Duffy looked up  Eamon McLaughlin, the fellow  who decisioned him in Cuba at  the World Championships.  McLaughlin has since turned  pro and boasts a 7-0 undefeated  record plus a recently acclaimed  Irish National Title.  McLaughlin, training out of  former World Champion Barry  McGuigan's camp in Belfast,  invited Duffy to work out.  Ecstatic with his showing, Duffy immediately phoned home  only to hear Dad say, "I told ya  so!"  Following a jaunl through  France, Spain, Portugal,  Morocco, Andora and Austria,  Duffy arrived in Frankfurt. He  searched out one of the local  gyms, laced up the gloves, and  earned an invitation to  Deulschland's number one national training headquarters.  Impressed with the  Gibsonite's speed, technique  and tenacity, the German team  offered Duffy lodgings and a  berth on their most pretigious  boxing leam. With an approved  Canadian amateur sanction,  Duffy will climb into the ring,  under a different tune next  month in Berlin.  Then, perhaps, he may rejoin  his buddies in Austria for a little  Alpine ski vacation.  Drop oil your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  TH* Coaat Naws  Qlbaona  "A Frlandly Paopl* Plao*"  *v\  B'in9.'n d fo' lr0m KellYs  i  lV  1 fl Wm 0FF these IN-STOCK ITEMS  \l��      | U  /0       grille they lasl!)  Hard Hat  with protective face screen & ear mufls  Wakilidll  lluwks  Creek  King!  Buccaneers  (illlllians  G  IS  13  14  12  11  14  W I T P  14 II I _���>  8 3 2 16  5 7 2 12  5 ci 1 II  3 7 17  I 12 I 3  ��� Chain Saws & Accessories  �����   ��� Jackets, T-Shirts  Husqvarna/Stihl Insignia  ��� Loggers' Safety Pants, Tapes  ��� Splitting Mauls, Axes  ��� Work Accessories  Caps. Gloves. Suspenders  gas BRUSH TRIMMERS  HOMELITE       STIHL  O f|0/ OFF  lU/0 with this add  oiler good 'til Cnnstmas or until sold  JACOBSEN  :���:,', :=*���  STIHL.  - We service what we sell at  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER & CHAINSAW  731 North Rd.. Gibsons Sales 8. Service 886-2912   I  1000'S of Gift Ideas  plus  One  More  Merry Christmas trom all the  Stall at Trail Bay Sports  OPEN SUNDA Y   11:00 ��� 4:00  TRAIL BAY SPORTS  Trail Ave  & Cowrie SECHELT. 885-2512  WettY ^ vJotUJJLld'.  Wottf*  �����  Cameron James ij)  IEANS  19  99  ONLY  Stocking StuffersI  6 Pk. Tube Socks    7*99  Leather Gloves & Mitts $7.99 - $ 14.99  Thinsulate Ski Gloves & Mitts  $9.99 ��� $18.99  Flannel Shirts  ��� .1  $9.99  Watch for our  BOXING DAY EXTRAVAGANZA  in both stores  STORE HOURS*  MON , DEC. 19 - FRI., DEC. 23, 9:30 - 9:00     SAT., DEC. 24, 9:30 - 5:30.  e WORKWEN?  /IK WORLD s  100% LOCALLY OWNED it OPERATED  SECHELT STORE  l I AMI,    si      HKri SfiSfl  OPEN Mon-S.it, 9:30-5:30  GIBSONS STORE  OPEN Mon-Saf, 9:30-5:30  SUNDAYS 11-4 22.
Coast News, December 19,1988
The Sunshine Coast's
, TTp!   will be
•      CLOSED
or the Holiday Break
We will
Tuesday, Ian. 3
at 8:00 am
C hmpliments
ot the Season
to all our
Customers <§ Friends
ivy  101 & Pratt Rd.. Gibsons 886-7359
Remembering Albert Hodson
The retired logger known to
Pender Harbour and Egmonl as
'Little Albert' passed away
peacefully on December 8,
1988, surrounded as usual by
loving friends.
Albert Edward Hodson lived
nearly all his 80 years on the
B.C. coast, though born in Ontario. Briefly in WWII he was
posted in eastern Canada wiih
the Forestry Corps.
Albert grew up first in Vancouver, ihen near Waiatl Bay in
Ihe Upper Surge Narrows, in a
rough-and-tumble boyhood
with his five brolhers. By age 14
he was logging.
Though he fished and look
other jobs by times, he found
his light weight and agility made
him mosl efficient at log-
booming. A good 50 years later,
he lapered off into watchman's
jobs ai various camps.
Albert's logging stories would
fill a book, bul one which will
never be written.
'Liltle Albert's' rough
childhood   and   small   statute
gave him Ihe quick temper he so
often regretted. Nevertheless he
had a gift of making friends and
became the quiet favourite in
any group.
Inlelligenl and creative, he
has left some painted landscapes and a few pleasant
poems. Mosl show his closeness
to nature:
"Logs and chunks ground on
the rocks, huge waves battered
al the docks."
His compassion: "Let me
love little children, especially the
handicapped ones."
His humour: "If I had not
ate and had not drank, just put
my money in the bank..."
A high point of Albert's
retirement was his few years living beside the playground of
Madeira Park Elementary
School. Children mobbed him
as he crossed the field each
claiming Albert as a special
Later he moved to Greenecourt and Shorncliffe.
Albert is survived by two
brothers and two sisters, as well
as many nieces and nephews.
He requested lhat his ashes be
scattered from a boal. A gathering for this purpose is planned
for Saturday, January 21 al
1:30 pm at Egmont Wharf.
Parking bylaw
A review of the restaurant parking bylaw was ordered
December 13 by Gibsons Town council.
This was after Alderman Gerry Dixon asked Town Planner
Rob Buchan about the new Pronto's location on Highway
Planner Buchan said the town's commercial zone parking
bylaw has a history of being the mosl under assault as being
loo restrictive and punitive. The highways department requirements are higher lhan the town's and Pronto's actually
complied with these higher requirements, he said.
"If that's the case, then maybe we should have higher standards," said Dixon.
Sunshine Coast
Services Directory
To All Major Appliances
Quality Reconditioned Major Appliances For Sale
Will Buy Nice Non-Working Ma|0, Appliances
9okn Hwtww
Refrigeration &         ,
Appliance Service
 PRATT RD. 886-9959 ,
SERVICE,.   „.M1
omall & Major
Appliance Repairs
Chaster Rd.,    Ph. 886-7861
___*_jCl POMFRET
\ew for an aspects ol
lesidenttai & commercial construction
885-9692   P O So* 623. Gr&sons.
100% GuoraolM
On Workmaoihlp
ALWEST „/'..' \"OOT*0.!!1«itB onw„k»=
HOME   -&**«»»*     *Ma""a"
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Sechell. B.C VON
3AoCall lor FREE ESTIMATE885-4572 ,
Specializing in all types of
FREE      commercial & resideniial roofing
ESTIMATES  886-2087 eves
Residential and Commercial Hool Trusses
agent 886-9452
B.ad Robinaon    |61M| ',2^'a9,0
Box 673. Sechelt. B.C.
Port Mellon to Oles Cove
Commercial Containers Available
i V.
iTlji1!'  .if. m---.-^Ready-Mix Ltd.
885-9666    885-5333
3 Batch Plants on th* Sunshine Coast
Gibsons • S*ch*It • P*nd«r Harbour
Ready Mix Concrete
Sand & Gravel
*-Q   LTD
V      885-7180
Coast Concrete Pumping
& foundations
John Parton    885-5537
Concrete Pumping Ltd
• Pumping   •Foundations •Patios
• Placing    •Sidewalks    ejFloor
• Finishing •Driveways
.     itn*a cibioni 886-7022
£lec*ric Plus
B.C. Hydro
J^eadide C_.tectric J.j
Residential - Commercial - Industrial
Box 467, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0
886-7386 GIBSONS
"Aj^.   - SAND & GRAVEL
886-2430 • DARYL
• clearing Steve Jones
(CASE 580)
Small In Size - Big In Production
Yard Clean-Up      • Post Holes
Topsoil/Gravel/Mulch Spreading
■ Lighl Trenching MUUt««*Tm.__K  ~
VJB85-7081   SECHELT m^mmfe!*^
• Cluring a slump Dlipoiil   , wheal i Trick Backhoes
• Screened Topsoil - Fill-Sod   , Excavating i Drain Fields
• Sand 4 Gravel Deliveries      , a Ton Crane
I    Estimates  ^g^
Now serving the Sunshine Coast
Submersible Pump Installation
Air Transportation Available tomy 15 minutes
■rt. ,*>   _„„_   „      „     _-„ Irom Qualicum)
lafnKi R-R.2, Qualicum Beach, B.C. __fl *.___._.
l\     It'    "
mm ,
«/ V        THE
Coast Construction
Quality Guaranteed
I   FERRIS 885-5436, B85-4190 J
• 5" Continuous aluminum gutters
• Aluminum soltits & lascias
• Suill-m vacuum systems
• Vinyl siding 885-3562
Need this space?
Cull the COAST  NEWS
.11  886 2622 or 88b 3930
-Bonniebrook Industries Ltd.-
• Septic Tank Pumping*
• Concrete Septic Tank Sales *
* Crane Truck Rental*
s "Portable Toilet Rentals*
"~ WesfCoasF Drywall^
Board ■ Spray ■ Demountable Panltlona ■ Int. I Ext. Painting
Tape   - Staal Sluda      - Suapandad Drywall       ■ Inaulatlon
. TBar Celling*        Calllnga
For Guaranteeo Quality & Service Call
BRENT ROTTLUFF          or            RON HOVDEN   a
s.666-9495 886-9639''
UlTUIl tjdillt) & CrQeCOtdtfi)
Mart A. Macfnnea 886-2728
a Auto Propane
• Appliances
a Quality BB. Q's
Hwy 101, across SI.
Irom Big Mac's, Sechelt
f^BC ferries Schedule
Lv. Horseshoe Bay
7:30 am    3:30 pm M
9:30 M
11:30 am
1:15 pm
7:25 M
Lv. Langdale
6:20 am      2:30 pm
8:30 Nl'      4:30
10:30 am    6:30
12:25 pm M 8:20 M
Lv. Earls Cove
6:40 am       4:30 pm
'8:20 6:30
10:30 8:30
12:25 pm Nl 10:20 Nl
Lv. Saltery Bay
5:45 M   3:30 pm
7:35       5:30 Nl
9:25 Nl   7:30
11:30     9:30
M denotes Maverick Bus
M' denotes no Maverick Bus on Sundays
* NOTE: There will be sailings at 7:35 am Irom Saltery
Bay and 8:20 am from Earls Cove on the following
dates ONLY.
Nov. 11, 12, & 13, Dec. 23, 24, 26 & 27,
March 23 to 27 Inclusive.
'Note there will be no
"First Ferry" run on
Saturdays. Sundays & Holidays
'6:02    Qlbaona-
7:45     Marina
•6:00 Sunnycraal    '5:55     Lower
7:47 Mell 6:00     Bul
0:47 10:00    Shellar
11:47 12:00
1:42 1:50
3:47 4:00
5:47 6:00
•6:03    Ferry
6:03    Terminal
Effective Sepl. 12
LEAVE Sechell:
(Trail Bay Mall/Trail Ave.)
8:25 a.m.
* 1:05 p.m.
4:25 p.m.
ARRIVE Mason/Norwest Bay Rd
8:32 a.m.
* 112 p.m.
4:32 p.m.
LEAVE Mason/Norwesl Bay Rd
8:32 a.m.
* 1:12 p.m.
4:32 p.m.
ARRIVE Sechelt:
(Trail Bay Mall/Trail Ave.)
8:40 a.m
* 1:20 p.m.
4:40 p.m.
LEAVE Sechell:
(Trail Bay Mall/Trail Ave.)
8:40 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
* 1:20 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
ARRIVE Lower Gibsons:
(Lower Rd.)
(Lowe' Rd.)
(Municipal Parking Lot)
9:15 a.m.
* 1:50 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
LEAVE Lower Gibsons:
(Municipal Parking Lot)
9:15 a.m.
* 1:50 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
ARRIVE Lower Gibsons:
(Municipal Parking Lot)
9:25 a.m.
* 2:00 p.m.
3:55 p.m.
LEAVE Lower Gibsons:
(Municipal Parking Lot)
9:25 a.m.
11:15 a.m.
* 2:00 p.m.
3:55 p.m.
ARRIVE Sechelt:
(Lower Rd.)
(Lower Rd.)
(Trail Bay Mall/Trail Ave.)
12 noon
* 2:45 p.m.
4:25 p.m.
Suncoast Transportation Schedules Sponsored Py
One zone: 75 cents
Each additional zone: 25 cents
Zone #1: Lower Gibsons lo
Flume Rd.
Zone #2: Flume Rd. to
West Sechell
The bus will Hop on request
at my silt spot along its
w'NO Service on Fridays at
These Times*'
Please note: There is no service
on Saturdays. Sundays, or Holidays
a member ol
Independent Travel
Insurance, QutopkM   Notary
Red Carpet Service From Friendly Professionals In Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons CASTLEROCK  KENNELS  Coast News. December 19,1988 23.  item    -���**i**i*m*M*W Rese'Vt  ^g^tHlghwy 101. Roberts Creek    885-9840 for  Boarding & Oroemlnj  No animals will be accepted without current    r\^^^  vaccination records.   (Within 12 mths.)  Merry Christmas  to all our customers & friends!  W��        FOAM  All sizes in stock  Company  coming?  We will be CLOSED  Dec. 24 until Jan. 2 inclusive  W.W. UPHOLSTERY & BOAT TOPS ltd  637 WyngaerlRd. Gibsons 886-7310  With church organizations doing their best to raise money for construction, work is going ahead on a new Church Hall al St. Mary's  Roman Catholic Church in Gibsons.  Says Forestry Committee  Government policy 'chaos'   ��� __       ���"  SOITle    SeriOUS     flnu/i;    n,mn,��J  ���-'- ' '  -Vern Elliott phulo  by Penny Fuller  The Sunshine Coast Forestry  Advisory   Committee   wants  MARINE SERVICES  MISC SERVICES  Headwater Marina (t9S6jm  WINTER SPECIAL RATE ON WAYS:  Pay lor 1 Day t GET 2 DAYS FREE  Nov 1.1988- Jan. 31. 1989  YE���� HOUND MDOnAGE: HIPBESSUHE CLEANING  _m Tl .Madeira Park. BC V0N2H0    (e04)8e3-240e  .Ounshlne lodge  r ���MEETING ROOM���i  Gibsons, B.C. COMPLIMENTARY T.V. '  1 TELEPHONE _ FIREPLACE  1  t)��� Norlh R .�� HlaitMl 101 RESERVATIONS:  Ij't' B���> i-tat i.,!,.,;,,. IU  i.���,,���i.iMiMui      (604)886-3322,/  DIVER        "^W4,  BOAT ^f    a,  Cottrell's Marine Service  SERVICE TO Al L MAKES  Specializing in Merc. Outboard  i stern time rebuilding  Located at  ^^^      _ Smitly's Marina, Gibsons  HAULING SHOP886-7711     RES.885-5840 _  JON JAREMA  DESIGN CONSULTANT  PRELIMINARY  DIAI.HH'MIM CONCEITS  CUSTOM HOME DESIGN  ENOVATIONSOR ADDITIONS* REVISION OFEXIS11  DRAWINGS AND RENDERINGS  (Mi 886-8930 ioiiimt  sitHH HOME ENVIRONMKN'I  Bu  buccaneer  Marina a Resort Ltd  Located in Secrel Cove 885-7888  MARINE SPECIALISTS 21 years  PARTS - SALES - SERVICE -REPAIRS  'Llahnson  QMC  B  ...,^:MIJ:W  outboards"  sJS & G TREE SERVICE  q__m��r\  TOPPING - TRIMMING - PRUNING  W*W DANGER TREE REMOVAL  John These  V 885-3897  Bonded & Insured ��� 20 Years Experience  "SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST"  WILSON CHEEK   "H ll. SECHELT, B C VON 3A0  5fvVC  * Motel & Campsites  # Marine Repairs  * Salt Water Licences  * Water Taxi  * Ice and Tackle       883-2266  PENINSULA INDUSTRIE  & LOGGING SUPPLIES  General Industrial Supplies  ��� Hydraulic Hose & Fillings ��� Welding Supplies  ��� Wire Rope ��� Truck Paris  ��� Detroit Diesel Parts  DELIVERY  SERVICE  24 HOUR  SERVICE  Phone IM-14M   Van  Drretl 6J9-7M7  11142 Hwv  101, Olbsom  latiosi Irom  Mobile > 290-4)06  Kenmac Parte]  HARBOUR VIEW MARINE LTD  ��� Ilim.EI a latit a Ifatitl ��� ���(Mint ���  5TEBN DRIVES ___________,    w-gm   ������,  1 IHOla.0 ENGINES b,      "OOaXaal   ESsSlI   "m  i  ru���� we���. FULL LINE OF MARINE HARDWARE 4 ACCESSORIES  & insured     BOAT HAULING I FULL SHOP REPAIRS -  vanomn   DOCKSIDE SERVICE ������- vhecb Me.  684-0933    THHnioi.tieseai   ____% 886-2233  Need this space?  C.ill Hit.' COAST NEWS  ��� ii 88l5 7W> nr 88b ;1930  GIBSONS MOBILE SAW SERVICE  Custom Cutting ��� Planing  Bevel Siding ��� Posts & Beams  Chris Napper 8883468  ,   R.R.#4, S6, C7B,  ^ Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO  Hydraulic ��� Truck ��� Industrial  FAST 24 hr. Service:  Pager 885-5111  '/JJMBf SUPPLY*  SUTHERLAND MARINE  Mobile Marine Service & Repair  - Dockside or Dryland ���  Factory Authorized Sales & Service For  try Authorized Sales  MRRIKR   [OUTBOARDS     ��?INN nmvf s inboahos  ��� Parts St Service for all makes of outboards   & stern drives   Custom Carpet Sales  & Installations  i  s_v_\����  WIDE SELECTION OF:  ��� BfantJ Name Carpels  ��� Saxony Plush, Cul & Loop,  Berber Wool, Level Loop  ��� Resilient Flooring (Lino)  ��� Exclusive European  Flooring Designs  ��� Custom Inslallation  .  Situated at " VHF 7 CB9  yCOHO MARINA, Madeira Park      883-11197  MISC SERVICES  Conversion   Windows,   Glass,  Auto  &   Marine Glass, Aluminum Windows  & Screens,,      ,���, ��� ���      ���,      Mirrors  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd. j  ..!!;   . <��$v. .  ^_   "QUALITY IS SATISFACTION",  ���Sf\��a>> For Appoinlmenl Call  . IN HOME SHOPPING   I 886-8668 |  fCHAINSAWS^  1 SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  CHAINSAW LTD.  731 NORTH ROAD   886-2912  r   GREAT PACIFIC  ��� Financial Planning Service  ��� Investment Fund  ��� RRSP's  ��� Relirement Income Funds  ��� Tax Shelters  MANAGEMENT    '  CO. LTD. (EST. 1%5>  Alasdair W. Irvine  Rr|irr*rntalivr  (604)886-6600  Bin (27. GibtOM, BC  VON 1V0 _j  some serious Haws removed  from the provincial bid proposals policy before It's implemented.  Early in November, Forests  Minister Dave Parker announced some interim policies for major changes in the Small  Business Forest Enterprise Program designed to "promote and  encourage further manufacturing through a new process of  awarding timber sales, a process  called 'bid proposals'."  December 15, at a meeting of  the Forestry Advisory Committee, Dave Bakewell told committee members that these were,  "some of the most inane forest  policies that I've ever seen come  out of the government."  Bakewell was part of a three-  person subcommittee which examined the new policies and  drew up recommendations for  changes before the final draft is  adopted by the provincial  government. In commenting on  the policy, the subcommittee explained that the interim policy is  poorly drafted and therefore  provides opportunity for, and  in fact encourages, bad faith  bidding on timber.  Under Ihe draft policy,  anyone could claim lo have the  intention of starting some  secondary manufacturing company for forest products. If lhat  person can obtain backing from  any of the large forest companies, he or she could submit a  proposal to the ministry of  forests. Based on the proposal,  lhal person could win the bid on  Pulp mill  expansion  discussed  The Uniied Church in Gibsons was the site of a day-long  Open House held on December  6 by Howe Sound Pulp to invite  public discussion aboul the projected community impacts of  ihe ongoing mill expansion. A  tolal of 40 persons attended the  Open House.  HSPP representative Harry  Cargo said that while the turnout al ihe Open House was  lower lhan anticipated, "many  of those who did attend were  obviously very well informed  and provided a number of constructive commenls."  The issue of dioxins in the environment provided a new clemenl lo ihe discussion, par-  licularly afler Ihe recent announcements lhal dioxins in  shellfish had prompled Fisheries  and Oceans Canada lo ban  commercial harvesting in some  waters.  Cargo staled, "We share people's concerns about the  presence of dioxins in the environment and feel the elimination of dioxin djshcarge from  the mill will be one of several  important steps to improving  environmental quality."  The Open House is the latest  step in a social impact assessment and management program  being conducted by HSPP in  conjunction with residents of  Gibsons and Ihe Sunshine  Coasl. Work on Ihe program  will continue early in the new  year, wilh effort directed to  assessing and evaluating social  impacts from Ihe mill expansion  and determining measures to  reduce the negative effecls and  increase Ihe positive impacts,  said Cargo.  "COMPLETE LANDSCAPE SERVICE  Designing Turl. elc  Free Estimates  BARK MULCH  15 vis delivered  6 .7 & 8'QOLDEN^  HEDGING EVERGREENS  '3"/lt.  Sechcl. $270 C0AS_._ .tR_[s_ vtmj��|tv  MURRAY'S NURSERY "'^6���  Loca led 1 mile north ot Hwy 101 on Mason Rd     885-2974  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  CABINETS ���  886-9411  Showroom Kern's Plate, Hwy 10l\  ______  - -������' -  ��� .mrnm,   IIT.f  Open Tuesday to Saturday 10-4 pm  Drop oil your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  B&D SPORTS  In Sunnycrest Mall  unlil noon Saturday  "A Friendly People Place"  cutting rights to a limber stand.  There is no obligation after  lhat point, for the person to actually implement their proposal.  The logs could be sold to  anyone for any purpose, including export where the logs  fetch a high price. There is no  accountability in the new policy,  Fred Gazely lold the committee.  The Forestry Advisory Committee and ihe Sunshine Coast  Regional District have been supportive of the forestry management practices on the Sunshine  Coast. The new policy will wipe  those out, Bakewell said.  The concern expressed  throughout the letter which the  subcommittee drafted to be sent  lo the minister, was the negative  impact on the economy of the  Sunshine Coasl if the policy, as  drafted, were implemented.  "The intent of this program  is good," Gazeley said, "to pro-  mole secondary manufacturing.  But it's so poorly thought out  that it'll never get off the  ground. It's like a rocket with  no fuel."  "It'll be absolute chaos," added Bakewell.  The Forestry Advisory Committee agreed to forward the  subcommittee's recommendations to the minister of forests  by FAX before the closing  deadline for comments on December 15.  SEASONS GREETINGS TO ALL  FROM THE KIWANIS CLUB  The following have donated to the  Kiwanis Club in lieu of Christmas cards  to their friends  Daisy & Frank Bailey  Amy & Lome Blain  Theresa & Graham Chapman  & boys  .lean Moore  Gloria & George Hostland  Linda & Felix Comeau  Gladys & Bill I )avi>  Maryaret Dove  Doreen & Carl Gust  Esme Graham  Doreen & Ray Harris  Dorothy, Dan & Fred Hurren  Marybell Holland  Bill Handford  Rila & Ozzie Hincks  Agnes & Larry Labonte  Vera & Jim Munro  Mr. &. Mrs. R. Muehlenkamp  Maureen & Don Sleep  Verda & Gus Schneider  Sue. Ray & Almeda Whiting  The Weinhandl Family  Betty & Keith Wright  Hazel & Bill Wrighi '  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  l  (SreettngH  customers  Uiljank |mt  for your patronage in 1988  We look forward to serving you  in 1989 Coast News, December 19,1988  Grapes boycott is on  The B.C. Federation of  Labour is currently conducting  a boycott of California lable  grapes and the Sunshine Coast  Labour Council fully supports  this aclion, says Bill Petersen,  local president.  "The people of the world  have poured millions of dollars  inlo relief campaigns to aid starving people in Africa and are  helping with massive aid to the  earthquake victims of Armenia.  These are both needy causes,  but maybe Ihey have blinded us  to horrors happening right on  our doorstep," says Labour  Council President Petersen.  ''The farm workers in  California are being poisoned  by pesticides and herbicides.  The consumer should be made  aware of their plight.  Shorncliffe Auxiliary  icals many of which are carcinogens or mutagens.  "We are asking the public 10  please help these people. Support ihe boycott. Do not buy  California table grapes.  "Search your heart for the  support you gave the people of  Africa and Armenia. Support  these farm workers of California. Please support the boycott  of California lable grapes,"  said Pelersen in a press release.  The Pender Harbour and Kgmonl Lioness Club enjoyed a Christmas dinner parly at Ihe Pender Harbour  Restaurant Wednesday evening. Santa Claws (that's the leonine equivalent) had presents for everyone.  ���Myrtle Winchester photo  Contravenes SCRD bylaws ^^^^  Treatment Centre slammed  by Frances Fleming  The Shorncliffe Auxiliary  held its annual meeting at the  Royal Canadian Legion in  Sechell November 15.  Success of the Fall Bazaar,  held in partnership wilh Shorncliffe residents, provided sufficient funds to get the 1989  season off lo a good start.  Executive for 1989 are Joan  Pheasey, President; May Widman, Secretary; Aileen Bystedt,  Treasurer;   Berl   Slade,   Firsl  by Harold Blaine  Owners of a drug and alcohol  treatment centre said lo have  cosl $600,000 lo establish in the  Langdale Chines subdivision  were warned last week they arc-  in violation of local zoning law.  Receiving a letter of complaint from neighbouring pro-  Holiday Sai  perty owners, members ot the  Sunshine Coast Regional  District board December 16  gave assurances Ihe zoning  bylaw would be enforced as far  as is necessary to end any zoning bylaw violation.  The SCRD board also agreed  to complain lo provincial  departments and agencies in-  On Christmas Day and New Year's Day, the first sailings  to and from the Sunshine Coast have been cancelled.  This will allow as many of our employees as possible lo  spend time with their families.  Lv. Langdale        6:20 am Lv. Horseshoe Bay 7:30 am  Lv. Saltery Bay    5:45 am Lv. Earls Cove        6:40 am  These changes are shown in our specially printed,  holiday-green, Christmas schedule. Pick up a copy at any  ferry terminal, on board ship, or call BC Ferries Inlormalion  for details.  From all of us at BC Ferries, have a very happy holiday.  BC FGRRIGS  Your Friendship Fleet  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  CIBSONS  Glassford Roitl 11 is.im  SundaySchool 11:15 am  ST  JOHN'S  Davis Bay 9:J0am  Sunday School 9:30am  Rev. Stan Scars    Rev  Alex C   Reid  Church Telephone HSd-ilM  _��.�� ara-  CRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:15 am,  SI   Hilda's Anglic,in Church  Evening Worship   ^iimmhome,  Wednesday Bible  Study 7.)0|)m in homes  I Cameron Fraser, P.istur  885-7488  ALL WELCOME   ���<* ��.�� .   ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S  AST. AIDAN'S  ANCLICAN CHURCHES  Parish Family Eucharist  11 00 am  Phone B867322 oi B86-3723  St. Aidan's, R.C. Road 2:30 pm  lirsl Sunday in monlh  ANCLICAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH OF CANADA  51. Ciilumha ol tuna Parish  8835 Redrooffs Rd , Halfmoon Ba'  The Ri��  ���f>l  .Mat aft.  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  "It Park Road  relephone: 886-2611  Sunday Si hool     'I 10 am  Worship Service ��� 11:00 am  Hour of Inspiration 7 pm  Cal Mclver ��� Paslor  Arlys Peters ��� Musk Minister  ���The Bible as it is..  lor /Vo/i/e as f/iov arc "  ��� s [ '..ilej  notation: 885-7086  nci Book Am,./,, .,���  -*��� ���^ n, Ut-   PENOER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  mrtgWwship  I'-,,,,., \ Bible si���,iv  Wrdnosdai   " 10 pm  Ml .'l-l ,s Hill',4-11  Pailor Mikr, m,i.���.���  vn led wilh Ihr, Pam   ancmbliei ,.i i ,���.���).,   * art Aft  ��������%���_-  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you lo join us  in SUNDAY Worship  Children's Progress 9:45 am  Prayer 10:00 am  Morning Worship Service  10:45 am  >    Wednesday 7:00 PM  599 Cower Point Road  Paslor Monty McLean  886-7049  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL ( HURf. H  Nevs Church building on  School Road . opp. RCMP  Paslor Ted Boodle  SundaySchool 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening fellowship 7:00 pm  Bible Study  Weds, al 7:30 pm  Phone  8869482 or 886-7107  Affiliated with Ihe  Penlecostal Assemblies  of Canada   �����*-.   THE SALVATION ARMY  Nexl lo Langdale Ferry  Christmas and New Year's  Sunday's Morning  Worship Service 10 am  Pickup For Sunday School  In Gibsons Area  Phone B86-9759 or BB6-3761  lohn & Bev Sludim.in  We Extend A  Warm Welcome To All  solved in the establishment of a  iand use in violation of local  government bylaw. The board  also agreed to seek the support  of the Association of Vancouver Island Municipalities  and then the United Brilish Columbia Municipalities in an action to assure the integrity of  local zoning controls in the face  of a threat of this kind.  Il was said provincial heallh  authorities have been laking the  posilion that communily care  provisions of provincial health  legislation over-rides municipal  zoning bylaws. A September 28  court decision in a Prince  George appeal established lhal  local zoning bylaws could nol  be over-ridden, said SCRD  Chairperson Peggy Conrror.  "The SCRD start" sent a letter  yesterday saying our zoning  stands," Chairperson Connor  assured the property owners  delegation presenl al the board  meeting.  "I move we write to the  ministry or health expressing  our outrage lhal they would  over-ride our district bylaw,"  said SCRD Director Jim  Gurney. "Letting them hide  under ihe skirts or a provincial  ministry is stretching it too rar."  "We really have to jump on  this with both feet. This endangers the whole system of  local bylaws," said Director  Gurney.  SCRD board members approved the Gurney motion.  A citizen questioned how a  $600,000 investment could be  undertaken, renovations done,  staff hired and a business start  operating with apparent approval of provincial agencies,  withoul any notice to local  ralepayers.  "We're adamantly opposed  lo how this whole thing was  railroaded in," said ratepayer  spokesman Fred Gazeley.  The resident complaint was  of a property of 60 Chadwick  Road at the end of a cul-de-sac  owned by Exec-U-Care Treatment Center Inc., a privale  company, according to the  ratepayer letter tabled at the  meeling.  Vice-Chairman;   Sadie   Moss-  man, Second Vice-President.  Thanks were expressed to  Betty de Bruyn for acting  [reasurer for two years, and to  Peggy Jardine, publicity chairman. Frances Fleming was  presented wilh a gift for chairing ihe auxiliary for four out of  ihe five years or its existence.  Margaret Gemmell has been  volunteer coordinator for the  entire five years or Shorncliffe's  life. She was sincerely thanked  and loudly applauded when she  consented to continue for 1989.  Howard Webster, Jan Kennedy and Vicky Wynn attended  as guests or the auxiliary. Mr.  Webster stressed the importance  or volunteers in enhancing the  quality or life in a residence  such as Shornclifre, and thanked the auxiliary on behalf of his  staff and the residence for continued support.  e^%f.  Mom - Cookbooks  Dad - 1 he Ace idcnt.il Airline  S.S - Babysitters t\ Sweet  Valley Twins  Cramps - Rambllngs ol a  Rover  Colin - An an book  Margaret - Several novels  .incl hook marks  &M4t   886-7744  277 Cower Pi. Rd.  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH  MASS SCHEDULE  Christmas Eve (Dec. 24)  7 pm Holy Family Church. Sechelt  9 pm St. Mary's. Sechelt Reserve  12 midnight St. Mary's Secnelt Reserve  Christmas Day (Dec. 25)  10 am Holy family Church. Sechelt  12 noon St, Mary's, 5echelt Reserve  New Year's Eve (Dec. 31)  5 pm St. Mary's. Sechelt Reserve  New Year's Day (fan. I)  10 am Holy Family Church. Sechelt  12 noon St   Mary's, Sechelt Reserve  Telephone 885-0526  Police Beat  Constable Dennis Donaldson  is transferring from Ihe Gibsons  detachment of Ihe RCMP after  five years service here to the Coquitlam detachment.  Born in Edmonton October  18, 1961, he says "Did you  know that the 18th is Pierre  Trudeau's birlhday, loo?" Dennis attended school there,  graduating from ihe St. Laurent  Catholic Secondary.  DENNIS DONALDSON  "Al school I particularly liked playing hockey and baseball,  and still do. Lately I've taken  up golf here but I'm still a tyro  al lhat game."  "Incidentally," said Dennis,  "speaking of hockey, did you  know that Edmonion is Ihe  home or ihe Slanley Cup?"  "I   graduated   from   high  school in 1980 and the next spring when I was still 19, I joined  the RCMP. Alter training in the  Regina depot, I was posted lo  Burns Lake where I spenl the  two years before coming here."  Dennis weathered a friendly  but penetrating roast given him  by his rellow officers at iheir  social gathering lasl December  10.  GIBSONS RCMP  During ihe weekend of  December 9 to 11 ihe Gibsons  RCMP reports three persons  charged with impaired driving,  another for refusing io leave a  licensed premise, and anolher  for drug possession.  The RCMP calls the attention  or the public to the all loo large  number or vehicles maliciously  damaged while parked on roadsides or in lots. And they ask for  assistance in finding ihe  culprits.  On December 9 or 10 a car  parked on the Port Mellon  Highway across from the ferry  lerminal was maliciously  damaged. The windshield and  two side windows were smashed. Call 886TIPS.  A break-in of Pronto's  Restaurant occurred ihe nighl  of December 12. Public  assistance in the ongoing investigation is requested. Call  TIPS or Constable Murphy al  886-9244.  MANUFACTURER'S  SPECIAL!  aAnronfE  fa^V*f0a0 fJanome MyLock 203 Serger with  [X    I  W��W�� ��� purchase of Memory Craft 7000  Memory Craft 7000  ��� 192 stitch selections  ��� Computer thread control  ��� Visual review sere  a Instant pattern  selection  a 3-style sensor  buttonholes  ��� 3 alphabet styles  and numbers  ��� Aulomalic needle  threader  MyLock 203 Serger  ��� Super wide overlook  ��� Adjustable trimming width  ��� Easy threading  ��� Includes rolled hem  Simplo stitch length  control  a Electronic .speed  control  ��� Built-in light  ��� Handy thread  cutter  FREE  GIFT WRAPPINGI  rriAtu ���,s  Op��n Pjiiy') :in r, no  Normi van*  oosoopi, 986-1341  PURIST AND RECREATION GUIDE  (&(HQ4,  5UNSHIN! COAST  Golf & Country Club  Year 'round 9 hole course  Coffee Shop & Lounge Area  VISITORS WELCOME  , iiii.K���i,,.ri.i,M 885-9212  Come  Down  &  Browse  280 G  Fine Art ��� Art Supplies - Gifts  Ufa*  "*' P��m' Rd . Gibsons Landing  PGALLERY��  886-9213  ��� HELLY HANSEN & MUSTANG  OUTDOOR WEAR  D MARINE BATTERIES  UCHARTS& BOOKS  MH-3MB  Walertronl, Gibsons  GIBSONS marina  WAKEFIELD TENNIS CLUB  Next to the Wakefield Inn - on the beach %m  Pay As You Play /Q  VISITORS WELCOME - INDOOR COURTS fj  885-7666 i* Coast News, December 19,1988  25.  ^ COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  i.  i.  i.  4.  ��.  ��.  T.  ��.  ��.  10.  If.  II.  II.  14.  IS.  ktl  TaaMkYfW  WlHl|H  r��tf a. Uvcuock  Tmvtl  WaM  Gavage&akt  ��� 7. Unci I. Trade  ��� ������ far Salt  I*.  10.  21.  Maartae  22.  IS. Motorcycle.  -24.  Wuted to t��tt  2S.  tt4t.U___.t_a,  26-   tola*  27.  Hek>W*Mt<l  20. WrAWMM  ����. CUM Cm  SO.  51. legal  52. i.C. 4. Yukon  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  -IN PENDER HARBOUR-  Nlarina Pharmacy 883-2888  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  -IN HALFMOON BAY���  B & J Store 885-9435   IN SECHELT   The Coast News  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  DAVIS BAY-  Peninsula Market 885-9721  IN WILSON CREEK-  Wilson Creek Campground 885-5937  ���IN ROBERTS CREEK���  Seaview Market 885-3400   IN GIBSONS   B&D Sports  (Sunnycrest Mall) 886-4635  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  There's always service with a smile when you  place your classifieds at B & J Store, our Friendly  People Place In Hallmoon Bay.  1 ��� Homes  8. Property  60x250' Wesl Sechell waterfront  lot. 2 cleared building sites with  driveway New steps and trails  down park-like hillside to rock  bull-dozed beach Have septic  permit, house plans, spectacular  view, outslanding beach areas.  885-7629. #4s  Unique custom posl & beam  home, loll bdrm.. Dougal Rd.,  Gibsons 885-5483 #4s  4 bdrm , 6 yr. old home. Garden  Bay, elec. heat, wood stove, 2  car garage, level lot. view ol bay.  $90,000.683-2396 #2s  Walerlronl lot Gower Pt. Rd,.  asking $64,900. 886-9485 or  526-4061 #ls  Approx, 800 sq, 11. home,  workshop, woodshed, nearly ft  acre lol. Mason & Norwesl Bay  Rd.. Sechell. $49,500  885-3982. #2s  LOG HOME  Approx, 1700sq.lt. lir structure.  28x40 with 28x16 loft. Ready to  be moved and assembled on your  lot. lop quality log work, greal  price, absolutely no viewing  without appointment, 885-2839.  #2s  1 bdrm. newer cabin, approx. J/<  acre. 1 block to Rbls. Ck. School,  $57,900, 885-5280. 885-3127  courtesy lo agents. #3s  View home. 3 bdrm.. lower Gibsons, close to shops and marina,  by owner. $54,500. 886-8293  #4s  View condo, 3 bdrms.. lamily  room, 1ft balhs. 1550 sq. fl. By  owner, asking $67,500.  886-829;,. #3s  Newer log, 1800 sq. It. 4 bdrm  and      guesl   house,   view,  Redroolfs, $79,500. 885-7143.  #2s  Lower Gibsons, approx. 2000 sq.  fl. 3 bdrm. up. t in basemenl.  2'A baths, exc. view. 886-2847  eves, only #51  ANDERSON REALTY  The Sunshine Coast  Specialists for  ��� Recreation  ��� Retirement  ��� Relocation  FREE CATALOGUE  Teredo Square, Sechell  885-3211  Van Toll Free 684-8016  Ken and Judy Rogers joyfully  celebrate Ihe arrival ol Daniel  Christopher Thomas Rogers, born  December 14,1987. at 11:18 pm  al Grace Hospital in Vancouver,  B.C. weighing 8 lbs., 6ozs. Proud grandparenls are Edith Rogers  ol Victoria and Norman and  Florence Baker ol Vancouver.  Brother to Michell and Jennifer.  #51  [  &&  n��>  The LOWEST  lassified Ad Rates  ���S>M"  c\��sS'  Jp^l Ull   (minimum) (or III words  25    '"' cac'1 ���"'ditional word  Pay for 2 weeks, Get the 3rd week FREE  When paid by CASH, CHEQUE  or MONEY ORDER  "Surte SeTcLAssmEDs  They run until your item is sold!  I *J       ior up to 10 words     I        per additional  word  Your ,��l, fcilunnK one item only, will run for four consecutive  weeks .ind will then be cancelled unless you instruct uslo renew it  for  another   four,   by   Saturday,   3   pm,  NO CHARGE FOR  RENEWAL for as long as you want!  iNut available to commercial adverttwrtl  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS must be PRE-PAID before insertinn.  For your convenience, use your MASTERCARD or VISA!  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  At "Friendly People Places" Saturday NOON  At COAST NEWS Offices,  Sec holt * Gibson*   SATURDAY, 3 pm  COAST NEWS Classifieds  The LOWEST Price!  The HICHEST Circulation!  The FIRST on the street!  Cowrie Si��� Sechell  885-3930  Cruice Lane, Gibsons  886-2622  Cameron and Margaret Fraser  praise God lor Ihe birlh of their  son. James Reuben at Grace  Hospilal. Vancouver. B.C.  November 22. 1988. weighing 8  lbs.. 9 ozs. Special thanks to Dr  Pendleton and Dr V.'estlake and  the kind nursing jt.ilf Psalm  127:3. #51  Janna and Michael Nygren are  proud 10 announce the arrival ol  Iheir brolher. David Russell, born  December 9 1988. weighing 7  lbs.. 6 ozs Proud parents,  grandparents and great-  grandparents are Russell and  Fiorella. Flonano and Anna  Tomasi ol Sandy Hook, Walte'  and Clara Nygren ol Gibsons and  Oscar and Meia Fartek ol Wilson  Creek. Thank yous go to Dr J,  Petzold. Liz Archibald. R.N the  nusing stall ol St Mary's  Hospital and to Ruth Fianske our  good Iriend. Merry Christmas to  all! #51  Obituaries  WARN: Joan Catherine, passed  away December 18, 1988.  Memorial service will be held  Thursday. December 22 at 11  am, in Gibsons Uniied Church  Devlin Funeral Home, directors.  HODSON: Albert Edward, long  lime resident ol Egmont and  Pender Harbour, lale ol Sechell,  died peacelully December 8 in his  80th year. He Is survived by  brothers Harry ol Parksville and  Gordon ol Penticton: sisters Violet  ol Seattle and May ol Surrey:  nieces and nephews. By Albert's  request, instead ol a funeral his  ashes will be scattered from  boals on Salurday. January 21  starting al Egmont Wharf, 1:30  pm, Ralher lhan llowers. dona-  lion lo a charily ol coice would be  appropriate. #51  In Memoriam  Neill. Marie  Ttiere's sad bul sweet  remembrance  there's a memory loud  and true  There's a token ol  my love. dear.  And a heartache slill  lor you. #51  Thinking ol Laura  Our Christmases will never be Ihe  same. My greatest gill has  always been to see my family  logelher and happy, sharing, caring and knowing the love we all  felt lor each olher. You were  always a very large pari ol our  love and our happiness and missing you al this time as every day  is going to leave a greal emptiness and sadness in our hearts  Vou will be with us Laura, in our  hearts in our memories and  always on our mind On Ihis day  as every day always and forever  Ihrough eternity, we'll be loving  you  Mom. Oad, Tammy. Tanya  and John  #51  Thank You  Special lhanks lo Gordon Wilson.  Bonnie Murray. Ihe Pender Harbour Lionesses and Ihe len folk  Irom Garden Bay and Irvines Landing lhat attended Dec 7 evening  meeting to help save Irvines Landing Community Hall Irom Ihe  bulldozer The root is getting fixed, the floor is mopped up. Ihe  building hopefully saved We  need all Ihe help we can gel to  pul Irvines Landing Hall back on  lis leel Irvines Landing Community Hall Committee 883-2472.  #51  Thank you lo Ihe Farmers In-  slilute. we wish lo lhank you lor  the '88 Christmas Tea Party, also  many thanks to the ladies lor serving, singing etc. The Kiwanis  Gang in Gibsons #51  Thanks to Iriends and neighbours  lor helping us in celebrating our  50lh anniversary. Jack and  Peggy Marsden, #51  Lialllflllu ^   ilBaBti^aBB^^a^l^iBBBaVr^'' ^'^ a^Hl?  **%**  Tfltl.0.  To the Friendly Bus Driver  who is no longer laking us- to  and from Vancouver.  Good luck and hope you're  enjoying your new trips.  MISS VOU  '^T^.T.W.TMEtfTXVaVKJgE.  Are you in an unhappy relationship' Call Ihe Transition House  lor Iree confidential counselling  885-2944. TFN  INDIVIDUAL THERAPY  COUPLES COUNSELLING  Call Eleanor Mae 885-9018  Announcements  GIBSONS  CHRISTIAN BOOKS  will I10 CLOSED from  Dec, J4ili ,11 4 pm in  10 am |an. 3rd  lli.mk-you & Merry  Christmas 10 .ill  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896, 886-7272, 886-2954,  TFN  II someone in your lamily has a  drinking problem you can see  what its doing to them Can you  see whal il's doing lo you? Al-  Anon can help. Phone 886-9903  or 886-8656  Attention Teens  Al-Aleen   Can   Help.   Phone  886-2565 TFN  Phone us today about our beautilul selection ol personalized wedding invitations, napkins, matches, stationery, and more.  Jeannie's Gills & Gems  886-2023  TFN  ���CHRISTMAS-  GIFT  [CERTIFICATES]  Keys at Haslam Lake. 885-5355.  #51  Found on Langdale Ferry  Christmas card with personal  items 885-5954 eves #51  Adull black cat with while bib.  886-7934 #51  ' ��� Pets  & Livestock  MAGUS KENNELS  ��� Bright clean dog  & cat boarding  ��� Dog grooming  Lowesl Prices On  "SCIENCE DIET-  OPES 8 am - 6:30 pm  eveiy day. 886-8568  Boxing Day garage sale. 5410  Dolphin. Sechell. 11 to 4pm,  #51  Barter 1 Trade  Small   auto,   car   for   truck  886-9527. #50  SCIENCE DIET & IAMS  Pet Food  Duality Farm & Garden  Supply Ltd  Pratt Rd 886-7527  TFN  15.3 H.H. T.B. mare, English-  Western, jumps, needs experienced rider. some tack included, $850 OBO 883-9383  #4s  SPCA spaying~7rogra~m  886-7837. 886-8044, 885-9582.  TFN  Sharon's Grooming  Now at Sunshine Feeds  886-4812  i ��� SCI.Ml' rim  )S ��� 1'AFll)  irAI.LNDAHS]  and up  CHRISTMAS HOURS:;  ) - 8 Daily  Eagles & Whales  /GALLERY      886-8341'  TIMES RUNNING OUT1 DEC 31  IS FINAL DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO SUNCOASTER  MAGAZINE WRITING CONTEST,  CASH PRI2ES! ENTRY FORMS  AT BOOK STORES. COAST NEWS  OFFICES #51  Are you interested in joining an  informal group lor meditation,  healing, channelling, lectures,  etc. at Rockwood Lodge on Sunday evenings al 7:30 pm. Firsl  meeling January 8. donation.  885-2103.885-3535 #2  TFN  MOLDOWAN FEEDS open in  Rbts. Ck, only, closed in Gibsons 885-5697. #51  Hay wagon rides over the  Christmas holidays. Also horses  for rent, gift certificates available  886-7243. #1  German Shepherd puppies. 6  weeks old. $150 ea 885-1984,  #51  SUNSHINE FEEDS  670 INDUSTRIAL WAY  CO-OP FEEDS  Cat & Dog Stockings, Wild Bird  Seed.   Collars.   Leashes,   and  much more.  9:30 to 5 30  886-4812  #51  Show and breeder quality Persian  kittens available lor Christmas  Irom $450. 885-2203. #51  Wanled, Blue Healer/Border Collie X male for breeding  886-8070 #1  PASSIVE EXERCISER  For Firming and Toning  ��� Slsndsrtone  ��� Body Designer  ��� Japanese Bnny Sauna  ��� Nail Extensions  at Supershape  Prions lor vour appl today  685-2818  Friends, I'm leaving the coasl  January 25. Sorry no more appointments. Will visit October  '89. Call Sue Winters at  886-8353 lor channelling  Mikhaila  #51  ANNOUNCEMENT  Available lor residential plumbing,    15   years   experience  885-4796 #2  Merry  Christmas  lo all of our  customers  C  print  graphi  ic<��  will close from IM. Ml  unlil |.in. 3  SEE YOU IN till  NFW YEAR!  Purebred registered Persian kit-  lens. 3 mos. black male, silver  lemale, will hold for Christmas,  $175, 886-9027 all 5pm.    #51  Free to loving home, Peler, 2 yr.  old Terrier Elkhound X, loves  people. 885-7326. #2  Small 8 mo old Border Collie X  lemale dog. 9 wks. old Blue  Heeler X lemale puppy Assort-  mem ol kittens and cats.  885-3447. #51  Two budgies with large cage, M  & F: 1 male Cockaliel with large  cage 885-3764. #1  8-      Weddings  8. Engagements  Mr & Mrs Ronald Sieberl are  pleased to announce the engagement ol their eldest daughter  Ronda Louise lo Slurt (Sloosh)  Cundlille, son ol Olive Low. Arbroath, Scotland. #51  Larnvee acoustic guitai w/case  Shure SM58 mike _, cor, effects  pedals 886 2516 #51  New Year's resolution learn lo  play guitar Cecile 886-4642  #51  Lowrey double keyboard organ,  beslollei 886-9103 #51  Baldwin 2 keyboard elect organ,  needs small adjustment $300  OBO 885-5315, #1  Lasl   week   belore   Christmas  special sale at Strings n Things,  Teredo Sq, Sechell, 885-7781  KI  Oueen auto, washer,  $295 Guaranteed & delivered  883-2648 TFN  t a S SOIL  Mushroom Manure  Topsoil Mixed  Bark Mulch  By Ihe yard or 14 yard diesel  dumptruck-full  Top quality products at reasonable prices  You  pickup or we deliver.  Phone  anytime 885-5669 TFN  Billiard table, Briarwood IV by  Brunswick Sears, complele,  $500,886-9115. #2s  Wood slove, CSA approved,  heals large house. $650 OBO.  885-5461 #4s  US SOIL  Protect your plants from frost  Extra line fir bark mulch, dry  mushroom manure. 885-5669.  #51  Almost new 20" RCA color trace  TV. great picture. $325.  886-7819. #2s  Stereo, receiver, rec player,  cassette & Altec speakers leas. &  recs inc.). stand. $975.  886-7819 #2s  CB radio, $50:100' radio phone,  $50: receiver S, speakers, $275:  TV stand, $100 886-7819.   #2s  Exc. Irosllree Iridge & 30" slove  (gold). $450/pr 886-8779   #51  Potent Horse Manure  ft Price lil New Year  $10 per pickup  885-9969  #51   Sectional hide-a-bed, colfee  lable. 2 end tables, gd. conn  885-5065. #51  Olds Ambassador Cornel. $200:  Winchesler 37A 20G. $65: BSA  Meteor Super .177, $50:  Bushnell Sportvrew 7X35 hard  case. $45: Tasco 10x50 soft  case. $55: Bushnell Custom .22  riflescope. $30: Energy Princess  fireplace furnace model 402,  $325.886-9227. #51  Lowry double keyboard organ,  besl oiler. 886-9103. #51  Pool lable, moving musl sell,  quality 4x8 slate, replacement  cosl $2495. sell $1295 OBO.  Complele wilh 8 balls, snooker  balls, cues, rack, cover.  886-7779 #51  Heavy Machinery  1010 Lawrence on rubber, complele with exc. Ford motor  straw-line, haul-back, mainlines, $3950 OBO 885-1964,  885-4638 eves #1  Almost new ceramic vanity lop,  37"x22" with 8" lap centers,  color taupe, a bargain al $100  883-9679 #51  15 gal aquarium, lully equipped,  fish, grow-light, plants  886-7819 #2s  To earn extra money, professional, portable, steam carpet  machine, $400 886-7895.   #4S  Multi-purpose s/s steam kettle,  approx 25 gals. $295 UBO:  European style large kitchen,  complete or will sell parts, $695.  886-2924 #51  Mason & Reisch piano with  bench.exe cond ; 3 double pan-  ed opening windows. 19x49",  1 yr old 886-4779 #51  Antique marble topped wash  stand, excellent shape. $450.  886-7696 #1S  Pedal car. like new. East German  make, lor child 3-5 yrs.  886-7696 #51  Dining room suite, antique, oak.  Dow Iront buffet with mirror and  48" round oak claw loot table,  22" leal. 4 spindle-back chairs,  $1700 686-7696 iris  CEDAR SIDING  8" bevel siding. 33'ft., Gibsons  Mobile Saw Service. 886-3468.  #51  Thomas   organ,   $700  886-7943 after 3 pm,  OBO.  #51  Twin bunks, mattresses, $110:  geologist drafting table, 3 drawer  sleel Irame, $120: heart-shaped  corner table, $25: Sears washer,  $150:1 mile1/." plastic pipe, fittings 885-3630, #2  20'  color   TVs   from   $100.  3318 or 886-3618 eves.  #1  Green Onion  Earth Station  SATELLITE  Sales & Service  885-5644  SIRIUS BOOKS  Largest selection used nooks,  records on Sunshine Coast, lower  Gibsons opposite Mariners'  #1  Sav M99 250 Savage wilh I Veto  4 Bushnell scope c/w reloading  dies. FAC req'd. $400. 4 T. Warn  Winch. $400. 883-9153,      #51  S/S Ireezer fridge, aulo ice  maker, dispense in door, 1 yr.  old, gd, cond., almond, $850  OBO, 885-7326,  #1  26" Admiral color TV consol, gd.  picture, $175,885-7585.       #1  Bicycle, 5 sp.  7-11 yrs., ex  886-8076.  Raleigh' for girl  :.   cond.,   $60,  #1  Viking F/F while fridge. 16 cu.  It., recond., $385: Coldspot  white F/F 15 cu ft. $379;  Weslinghouse harvest gold, 30".  self-cleaning stove. $389. Appliances guaranteed from 90 days  to 2 yrs.. parts and labour. Corner Cupboard 885-4434 or Bjorn  885-7897. Will buy non-working  or used appliances. 885-7897.  #2  Ikea single bed with rolling  storage bins and good loam.  $125 885-7108eves #51  Apple HE. 128 k. single disk  drive, monitor. $1450.  885-7006. #2  DRY FIREWOOD  FOR SALE  886-4566  #51  PIANO  TUNING  repairs ft, appraisals.  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Keys on heart-shaped  'Kathy'  ring, Sechelt area 885-7326.  #51  Drop ofl your  CLASSIFIEDS  al  The Coast Hews  X-counlry skis & poles lor 5 year  old. 886-3288, TFNs  Musket rifle in good condition,  alsoa violin. 886-7075. #1  HELP! Urgently Needed I Daily  ride Irom Roberls Creek to  Sechell Will pay expenses.  Kasandra 885-7866 eves  885-5881 days. #2  MOVING SALE  Arbonle dining room suite, buffet. 6 chairs, appliances, twin  beds, bedioom suile: maple  dresser & desk collee 5 end  lables chesterfields, 122 note 2  octave lootboard Yamaha E70  organ, velvet wing chairs: cabinet  lapedeck slereo: Mason Rrsch  piano. 10 HP ride-on mower-  liactoi, lable lamps: tools, lish  smoker You name 11. we may  haven All in excellent shape. We  are moving to a smaller home.  886-8672 #51  Kenmore electric automatic  range. $250. 885-2820.        #2  Eskimo Eastern Arctic soapstone  carvings & prints, various sizes &  prices, 7V;' Polar bear rug, lull  head. $2900. 885-2820.        #2  Inglis dryer good working cond..  $100 OBO. 886-7454 all 6 pm.  #51  Humidilier, typewriter, metal  desk, three lawn mowers,  torotiller, 20" F.G. sailboat,  molor 4 irailer, rowing machine,  oak easel, 78 Bonaire HT  trailer; darkroom equipmenl, nursing rocker, mens Apollo bicycle,  folding bike, birdcage  886-8504. #2  HAY FOR SALE  $3.50 can deliver 885-9357  TFN  Serger. 4 thread, 1 yr. old, $575  OBO Kalhryn 886-4547.      #2s  Kingsize waterbed wilh double  motionless mattress, 6 drawers,  headboard wilh mirror, 2 old style  lights, $700, 1 Pentax ME  camera, flash, carrying case,  $150: various size windows,  good lor greenhouse, 1 computer  desk, $75; 8 mm lilm splicer,  $30 886-2149. #51  Washer /dryer. 3 yrs old, almond  colour, $650 OBO. china cabinel,  $750 OBO; bullet, blonde oak,  $450; 250 Suzuki, $150 OBO,  886-2667, leave mess #51  Hoi Poinl F/F Iridge & sell-clean  range, harvest gold, like new,  $750.886-8206. #2  SHAKES  20 sq 24" lapersawn  16 sq. 24" tapersplil  Ridge Capping  883-2250  #2  Ladies' female mink coal,  beautiful Christmas gift, size 10.  appraisd al $3,500. asking  $1.500 886-8660. #2  SEASONED FIREWOOD  886-2084 or 886-4812  Clnholm Furniture  And Interiors  Cowrie St., Sechelt  ;.;,1II     Beside Sears Outlet  El Open Tues-Sal 10-51  IfcHJBB 885-3713? 26.  Coast News, December 19,1938  65 International ft ton Hat deck,  tunning condition, needs minor  work. $500 885-3374      TFNS  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  886-2020  TFN  1971 Chev window van. Very  good running cond. Partly  camperized. lots ol extras. $1850  or irade small car, 886-9729.  #2s  74 Olds, 2 dr.. PS. PB, AM/FM  cassette. $800 OBO 885-9425  eves #2s  1985 Ford Escort, exc, cond.,  $5500 OBO 886-3789.        #4s  1982 Volvo S/W. air cond..  stereo, very gd. cond., $9750  886-3030 #4s  82 Plymouth Horizon, exc.  cond. low kms. hatchback.  S3500 886-3940. #2s  80 GMC short wheelbase van,  exlras. exc. cond., $4500  885-5564 #4s  85 Honda Prelude, charcoal  gray, ex cond., 40,000 kms .  $12.900 886-8691, #51s  84 Ponliac Parisienne S/W.  loaded, exc. cond.. $8500.  883-2572. #2s  '81 Ponliac Acadian, low  mileage, gd. shape, aulo.,  SI700. 886-9339. #2s  '77 Century Buick 4 dr., 45,000  mis. aulo.. mech. sound, rusl.  new tires. $700. 886-7819.  #4s  1979 Volvo, good condition,  $6500 OBO. 886-9044.        #51  1986 heavy duty F250 4X4 XLT  Lariel Explorer, lully loaded.  $16,900 OBO. lowing pkg. consider trade 886-8104.       #51s  74 Dodge 1 Ion. w/winch, dual  wheels, PS PB. 51.000 miles.  $1800.885-2074 #51  988 Honda Prelude. $19,000  OBO. Under 6000 kms. Trish  -5843 #51  1988 Ford F150 Supercab 4X4.  heavy duty suspension, fronl &  rear stabilizers, 300 luel injected  6 with 5 spd., O.D. trans.,  AM/FM cassette, rear slider,  undercoaled, & rusl proofed.  23,000 kms. $19,500.  886-3575. #51  '79 Ford ciesla. clean, runs well,  exc. commuter car, $1,490 OBO.  886-9875 #1  1970 Corvette 350 tunnel ram.  new paint, tires & mags. $10,500  OBO 886-4870. #2s  By original owner .1979 Volvo  244DL navy blue wilh good rubber and snows on rims, a  meticulously maintained machine  just as lighl as Ihe day it came of!  Ihe showroom floor, oilers lo  $4,900 Jock Hermon 883-2745,  #1  81 Subaru wagon, 11,800 kms..  gd. cond.. new paint, tires,  clulch. $3700 886-2908.      tl  '84 Camaro 18 HO/SL/PW/PS.  air cond.. p. mirrors. AM/FM  cass., P. doorlocks. new paint,  tires, mufflers. T tops. $12,000  886-8064 #2  '83 Citation. 6 cyl . 75000 kms.  exc. cond.. $3900. 885-2820  #2  1987 Dodge Omni, auto., 5 dr  hatchback, asking $6500  886-9670. #2  1972 raised roof Ford. 6 cyl ���  auto, radio S cassetle. 2 burner  propane hot plate underbody propane tank. 883-1106 asking  $650 #?s  1980 Ford Fairmont S.W.: 1969  Mercedes diesel 883-9303 eves  #2  1975 Volvo S.W 245DL, new  tires. 4 sp.. undercoaled, $2500  OBO. 886-8296 #51  79 Chev Monza Sport Coupe,  good condition, V6. 4 sp , stereo,  sunrool, $2900 885-3736 #5ls  1977 Honda Civic, 5 speed,  sunroof, runs great, good  mileage 886-7482 #5ls  1978 Chev Impala SW. 4 dr.  good cond,, $1500. 883-9278  #51  '65 International ft ton Hal deck,  running condilion, needs minor  work, $500 885-3374.        TFN  ~SECHELT MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  Captain Bill Murray  MCMMC    MNAMS  M A B Y C   ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants I  885-3643  Samson 37' FC sailboat, woild  cruiser, live aboard, equipped.  42 g. 886-7400 messages    #2s  Coast  Auto  Rental  sn��&   885-2030  Rentals dl7zii  20      r  Campers  Motorhomes  1969 Empress class 'A' 21'  molorhome. very clean. $10,500.  886-2432 or 886-7923.        #4s  1971 VW Westfalia van. gd.  cond . some rust. $1750.  886-3030. #4s  Hunter's Special - 8' camperetle  stove, lurnace, cupboards.  886-3821 all. 6pm, #51s  Camperized school bus, '62  Ford, besl offer. 886-4596  #1s  Travel Trailer, sleeps 4, Iridge,  stove. $1588 OBO. 886-2667  leave mess. #51  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9 9-20-30-40-50-70 HP  1987-1988 Eviniudes. Excellent  condilion. Lowes Resort.  883-2456. TFN  68 HP Osco Ford marine diesel  and hy. gear, as new cond.  883-9401 #2s  1975 - 18ft' Sangslercrall 130.  4 cyl., Volvo, 270 Volvo leg,  conies with trailer. $2500.  886-3882 eves TFN  Cal25. lully eguipped. moorage  included. SI 1.500 886-8706  #51s  19' Fibrelorm Tn-hull Mini  Cruiser (very stable), 120 OMC  I/O. Highliner (gal | trailer.  needs minor work $4800  886-8558 TFN  17' Boslon Whaler, Irailer, mere  power, mini 883-9110.       #2s  14'fibreglass boal. 50 HP Merc,  new leg. new trailer, new sunlop  with side windows, very clean,  comes wilh 2 luel tanks. $2800  OBO. 886-3882 all. 6pm.  TFN  Classic 1986 50 HP Mercury  motor, electric. $1595.  883-9110. #51s  16'  K&C Thermoglass 85 HP  Mere., exc. shape. 883-2270.  $3200. #51s  34' Alela, C licence live  cod/charter boal. diesel. lully  equipped & ready to lish,  $21,500 withoul license  $10,500. 885-9802 eves      #2s  OMC new manilold 8, riser. $450;  4 cyl. OMC molor wilh rebuill  head. $300  886-3191.        4s  23 Penson, twin 165 Merc  cruiser, FWC, VHF & sounder,  rebuilt engine 8, stern drives, lully warranly, gd crew boal or  lishing charier. $25,000. Tideline  Marine 885-4141 TFN  18' Double Eagle, 185 Mercury  ST prop., $5000 John  883-9308. #51s  30' Disp. Cruiser, recently  rebuilt. 340 Chrys. dual hyd.  steering, many exlras. $11,500.  885-2814. #2s  1985 Honda OB SS 10 HP. less  lhan 30 hrs., good cond,, $900.  B83-9435. #51  17ft' older boal wilh 270 Volvo  leg. with or without rnolorboa!  $1500. motor $1000. 886-7677  #2s  41HPOnan diesel. $5000; 20 HP  Yanmar. $4000. bolh complele  electrical panel, atomic 4 gas  completely rebuilt 2300  886-2875. #2  Mobile Homes  Mobile home space available  Sunshine Coasl Mobile Home  Park 886-9826 TFN  NEW HOMES  14x70'  From $23,900 FOB  USED HOMES  Starting as low as $12,900  Call collect 580-4321.  TFN  3 bdrm. 12x68. slorage room,  bay window, washer, dryer,  Iridge. slove $14,000.  886-9635 #51  Wanted to Rent,.  Quiet responsible N/S, N/D  lemale seeking attordable accomodations 885-7493,  433-1039 #51  2-3 bdrm home, suitable lor  young children, Sechelt area.  Jan. I. Dave Bales. 885-9310  week days. 986-4727 weekends  collect. #51  Help Wanted  Retired couple trom Sask would  like lo house sit a house lor the  monlh ol January or more.  886-7075. #1  Teacher wanting to rent beginning Jan Call collect 435-8536.  #51  3 bdrm. house on or neat the  beach by Mar. 1. Davis Bay lo  Langdale 886-9883. TFN  Reined couple seeking lurnished  accommodations tor Jan.. Feb.  Mar Gibsons. Sechell area  886-4856 #51  l��a��K��Mt��BPBB����l  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore & International  Paints  Marine  Finishes *., -  Commercial   /J  ':'_  Pricing  Bill Wood  SECHELT  Bus 885-2923  Res 885-5058  Al  Sunshine Coast  MOBILE HOME  PARK  I Ml W GIBSONS HWY tOt  PH 886-9826  Lot No. 60  14x60 2 B.R.  Fr., Stv ��� W & D. A very clean  home on a nice large lol  This home has just been  reduced to SELL  A SUPER BUY AT JUST  '20,900  Lot No. 25  12x60 2 B.R.  Fr. Slv. & New Carpet, Lino  and Drapes, Fronl & Rear Porches. Skirted This home is  vacant and ready lor new  owners al a  Reduced Price ol  s12,900  '81 Suzuki GSL 1000. $2500  OBO 885-3374.' TFNS  '83 Kawasaki GPZ 550, exc.  cond. 13,000 kms. $2000 OBd.  886-7198. #2s  '82 250 Kawasaki, w/rack,  25.000 kms 885-9553.       #1;;  1979 Yamaha 750 DOHC lully  dressed. 886-3841, #2s  1984 750 Nighl Hawks, 2  helmets, tie down rain suit,  $1800 lirm. will Irade, small car,  pickup. 886-4713. #1  '82 MX80. gd. cond.. new parts,  helmet, $250 885-7585.       #1  '81 Suzuki GSL 1000, $2500  OBO. 885-3374 TFN  Roberts   Creek   Hall   avail.,  dances,   parties,   weddings,  equipmenl renlal. Yvonne,  885-4610, 7-9 pm. TFN  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Hall  available. Phone 885-2752 or  885-9863. TFN  2 sleeping rooms available immediately 886-4999 alter 8 pm  #51  Bonniebrook atea, large, clean I  bdrm sell-contained suile, N/S,  available Jan 1st. 886-7581 aller  1 pm. #51  2 bedroom, 2 bath, lurnished  I4'x70' trailer on permanent  loundation on 50'xl00' privale  lol. W&D. I year lease, working  couple, no children, no pels.  $500/1110. 886-8874 or 885-4693  alter 6 pm #51  Large   suile.   Langdale  atea.  9134. #1  W/F 3 bdrm. modern home, view  Sergeants Bay, wood/elec. heat,  large yard W/D.  F/S includ.  avail. Jan. 1 $550. 885-7326.  #1  1 bdrm. trailer, adulls, also small  trailer, adults 885-3313.       #1  Walerlronl home, Redrooffs. 6  appl., nominal renl lot carelaking  duties, indoor pool malnl.,  adulls. rels. req, 936-1444.  885-2094 all 5pm. #51  Help Wanted  INCREASE YOUR CHANCES! LET  OUR FINGERS DO YOUR TALKING' Call Atbulus Ollice Services  lor lasl and confidential preparation ol your resume ��� 885-5212  TFN  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  These Ads appear In Ihe more than 75 Newspapers of the B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Association and reach more than 1,000,000 homes and a potential two million readers.  3159. for 25 words ($3. per each additional word)   Call the COAST NEWS at 885-3930 to place one.  AUTOMOTIVE  1975 Bluebird 52 passenger  bus, New motor, new  brakes, new tires, automatic. Good condition. B.C.  certified. $8000, O.B.O.  27_t>3875.   New and used trucks available with steady y/r Local  or Nationwide contracts.  Low nterest rates, 12.9%  O.A.C. Good selection of  makes and models. Minimum Investment, $8000.  Phon. Transpo 1-800-663-  5166,   Absolutely Exclusive - A  new and different line-up of  1989 Volkswagen Trucks  and Buses that you won't  find a:,ywhere else!! Including the all new VW Trl-Star  Crew Cab pick-ups! And the  super deluxe '89 Volkswagen Carat" Buses. Bank  term3 ��� short and long-term  leases. Great prices. Call  John Hermannes Toll-Pree  1-800-663-9349. Capilano  Volkswagen, North Vancouver   Buy/lease any gas, diesel  car or truck, new or used.  Direct from volume factory  dealer. Call for pre-approved credit. Call collect 464-  0271. D5231.   $1 Down leases a new car or  truck. Seven year warranty.'  Payments from $139./Mo.  O.A.C Call lease manager  at (604)465-8931. DL55B4.  Take over payments 19S8  Bronco II $399. per month.  All makes, cars and trucks  available. Cash allowances  for trade-In. Call 1-800-663-  6933, Dick Miller, DL.8196.  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES   Canada's only national financial matchmaking service  reaching over 800,000 business people, local and overseas investors. Call your  nearest branch of The Federal Business Development  Bank. ���  You Have Business Questions, We have answers.  Government Assistance Programs - Training - Counselling - Free Trade - Regulations - Financing. The Business Information Centre,  666-2255 or 1-800-663-0433  (Toll rree). Federal Busl-  ness Development Bank.  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  EDUCATIONAL  Auto Watch. Anti-lheft  markings for all types of  vehicles world wide. B.C.  areas available Immediately.  Earn $90,000. per annum  with just 15 accounts. Minimum investment of $4,500.  which Includes personal  training and equipment.  Government and police approved. Policy underwritten  by largest insurance company In the world. Call Mr.  Gallant (604)574-4453.  Taxi Service in 100 Mile  House. B.C. Good family  business. 3 Cabs. Gross  sales Improving each year,  now $62,000, asking  $60,000. For further info  call 395-2727.   Simple new & exciting part/  full time. Control your Investments. Earn up to 50%,  Write or phone Mackrylic  Concepts 852-4100, Box 456,  Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 525.  70 Hand knotted 100% wool  oriental rugs. Sizes from  1'X1' thru 3'X6\ Excellent  quality from the best areas.  $10,000. Also smallor quan-  lltles. Phone 762-3130.  BUSINESS  PERSONALS   Body? Mind? Spirit? Who  are you? Call Dianetics Hot  Line Toll-Free 1-800-F.O.R.  T.R.U.T.H., 1-800-367-8788.  EDUCATIONAL   Free: 1988 guide to study-  at-home correspondence  Diploma courses for prestigious careers: Accounting,  Aircondit ioning, Bookkeeping, Business, Cosmetology,  Electronics, Legal/Medical  Secretary, Psychology, Travel. Granton (1A), 1055  West Georgia St., #2002,  Vancouver. 1-800-268-1121.  Diploma Correspondence.  Free Calendar. High School  upgrading, English, Bookkeeping, Accounting, Computers, Business Administration, Small Business  Management, Office Management, Legal Secretary,  Taxation, Market Ing, Personnel, Hotel & Restaurant  . . . more . . . National  College, Vancouver OSS-  SI 03 toll free 1-800-387-1281  (24 hours).   The Urantia Book Is a 20th  century revelation, integrating science, philosophy and  religion. Want to find oul  more? Write Box 2664, In-  vermere, B.C. VOA 1K0.  EQUIPMENT  AND MACHINERY  For Hire. 450 Barko log  loader on track with operator. By hour or contract.  Two 404 Timberjack skid-  ders with operators. Phone  338-8773 Courtenay.  FOR SALE MISC.  Hangover Cure. 100% effective. Guaranteed "Anticol"  tablets. $3.99 plus 75c postage. Enjoy social life. Send  cheque now. Tara International Distributors, Box 2049.  Grand Forks, B.C. VOH  1HO.   Light fixtures, electrical motors, generators, phase convenors, transformers, lans,  welders, wiring materials.  Frlesen Electric, Abbotsford. 859-7101 or 1-800-663-  6976.   For Sale (Used) - Devllblss  compressor, paint (1 & 5  gallon palls), timbers, trailers, grain separator, furniture, drums, furnace oil  tank, trucks, safes. 1-270-  3103, 1-732-9898.   Jerrold remote television  converters $19.95. Great  Christmas gifts. Factory reconditioned. 6 month warranty. Mall orders accepted.  Dealer/ service, fund raising  groups welcome. Universal  T.V. 533-3060.   Lighting Fixtures. Western  Canada s largest display.  Wholesale and retail. Free  Catalogues available. Nor-  burn Lighting Centre., 4600  East Hastings Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5. Phone  1-299-0666.   QARDENINQ   Interested in Greenhouse or  Hydroponlc Gardening?  Greenhouses $195., Hydroponlc Gardens $39., Halfdes  from $140. Over 2000 products In stock, super prices.  Free Catalogue call Toll  Free 1-800-663-5619. Water  Farms, 1244 Seymour St.,  Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3N9.  HEALTH & BEAUTY  Hope Cancer Health Centre.  Information, education, support, counselling and seminars for cancer patients and  families. 732-3412 Toll Free  1-800-633-5137 courtesy of  Fraternal Order of Eagles,  HELP WANTED   Residential Building Managers required all over Canada. Completion of Government approved Correspondence Course qualifies you  lor these jobs. Guaranteed  Placement Assistance by  Munday Personnel. Call  RMTI, 681-5456 or write for  details 901 - 700 West Pender, Vancouver. B.C. V6C  1G8_   Overseas Positions. Hundreds of top paying positions.  All occupations Attractive  benefits Free details. Overseas Employment Services.  Depl. CA, Box 460. Mount  Royal, Quebec. H3P 3C7.  Band and Jasper, lull time  cleaning stafl required lor  motel/hotel operations In  famous resort towns. Shared  accommodations are available for single female employees. Only Industrious  persons need apply. Charlton Properties, P.O. Box  1478, Banff, Alta. TOL OCO,  Phone (403)762-2575.        Senior Press 8. Bindery  Operators required by large  Eastern Ontario Printer for  Goss Community, Heidelberg Mozp & Mueller Stitcher/Trimmer. Good compensation, including excellent benefits ana profit  sharing. Located in large  town In heart of great outdoor recreation area and  close to several cities. Relocation assistance available.  Call Mike Phillips collect  1(613)283-5650 days and  1-(613)283-8496 evenings or  weekends. Write Performance Printing, Box 158,  Smiths Falls, Ontario. K7A  4T1,   $19.48 Per Hour Plus Benefits for a Qualified Journeyman Pressman. Must be  able to run a six unit (plus a  color deck) Goss Community  Offset Press. Send resume  in conlidence to Cariboo  Press, 188 North i-irst Avo.,  Williams Lake, B.C. V2G  1Y8 or Phone (604)392-2331  ask for Gary.   HELP WANTED  Insurance nominee required  for a growing agency with  two branch offices, excellent  benefits package, salary  starting at $2,020. Reply  P.O.   Box   607,   Parksville,  B.C. VOR 2S0.   PERSONAL   Thought-provoking recorded  message for Jehovah's Witnesses 1(604)274-3927,  Write for Free Facts the  Society would rather keep  secret: Confidential, Box 73,  Balfour, B.C. VOG ICO,  PETS AND LIVESTOCK  Rare purebred Australian  Shepherd pups, 9 weeks,  excellent stock. Dogs from  Washington breeding, de-  wormed, 1st shots, an all-  round dog. family pet,  working and watchdog. 534-  5091,   SERVICES   ICBC Injury Claims? Call  Dale Carr-Harris - 20 years  a trial lawyer with live years  medical school before law.  0-669-4922 (Vancouver). Experienced In head Injury  and other major claims. Per-  centage fees available.  Environmental Law Reform  We urgently need donation:  to help us fight pollution  Irom B.C pulp mills. Tan  receipt provided. West  Coast Environmental Lav.  Research Foundation, 1001 ���  207 West Hastings, Van-  couver. V6B 1H7. 684-7378.  TRAVEL   Skiers: Lake Louise, Canada's Favorite, has ski anc  slay packages for only $33/  day (double occupancy,  minimum 3 days, White  Sale). Other packages avail  able. 1-800-661-1158,  Driving to Vancouver'  $39.95 Drive and Stay Spec  lal at the Blue Boy Motot  Hotel with this ad. 725 S.E  Marine Drive. 1-800-663  6715.   Expires   March   30  1989.   WANTED   Holiday Rental Properties  Wanted. Your recreatiof  property can earn money  New B.C. - wide renta  agency accepting propertie:  for listing - no cost tt  owners ��� rent as little or a  often as you want ��� we d<  the work. Great Spots! 1  261-0774. P.O. Box 35172  Station E, Vancouver, B.C  V6N 4G4.  GREAT POTENTIAL  Sales and service person required lo sel up and service  new line ot quick gourmet  snacks Service Coasl account 3 days per wk., 1 day  in Van Four day wk. can earn  lull lime $$$  Call 885-3670 1 pm-6 pm  Emergency Heallh Services  Commission ��� Operator No, 268.  Gibsons  Position - Part lime Ambulance  Drivers/Allendants  Day shifts Monday-Friday, some  nights and weekends.  Qualifications Valid Class 4  Drivers Licence wilh acceptable  driving record, I F.A ticket (or  ability lo oblaln bolh ol above),  good health, character. physical  fitness.  Security Clearance Required  For more inlormalion conlact:  Keith Baker - Unit Chiel  886-2511 Monday - Thursday  This posting closes December 21.  1988. #51  Cert. Dental Assistant required 3  days a week or a Dentally Trained  Receptionist 2 days a week. Reply lo 886-7020 lor a personal Interview, tl  Nurse Aids lor casual and 4 hour  shills in Exlended Care. The successful applicanl must have a  current  Long Term Care Cer-  lilicale. Wages and benelits in  accordance  with  the  Hospital  Employees Union,  Please apply:  L, Buchhorn  Personnel Officer  St Mary's Hospilal  P.O. Box 7777  Sechell, B.C, VON 3A0  (604)885-2224 #51  Russell F. Crum Law Ollice requires an experienced legal  secretary, familiar wilh word processing and use ol computers  Experience in corporate/commercial work is required, and experience in wills and estates, and  litigation would be an assel.  Salary and benefits negotiable  depending upon experience Reply lo Box 649. Gibsons. B.C  886-2207 #2  ZMttZ  a*:  CARPENTER/  FOREMAN  No B.S.ers  Phone: 886-7386  ���hw���:  Work Wanted  I  Powerlul Iruck mounted   &,  STEAM  CLEANING a  equipment, lor the��;  best possible results!!  CHERISHED  LARPET       a Division of  ______��� oonoKENDEVI"ES4s���  886"3823 n������vn��s  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal.   Insured.  Guaranleed  Work Free estimates. 885-2109  TFN  HOME IMPROVEMENTS ~  & RENOVATIONS  Reasonable & Reliable  886-2215  TFNs  Housecleaning services available  $6.50/hour, evening and  weekends, relerences available.  886-3314. TFNs  Remodel, renovate, repairs, rooting   &  waterprooling,   quality  guaranteed L Ferris 885-4190.  #4  EC0N0-H0E  Custom backhoe service  Langdale lo Davis Bay  886-8290  #51  Tired ol Ready-Mades' lhal  don'l lit? Custom dressmaking,  will create originals, alterations.  slipcovers Jean Read 885-3398.  #51  Experienced painter, cleaning,  wood-splitting, etc., seniors discount. Jon 8B6-816I. #1  Reliable carpenler available for  remodelling, finishing and  repairs Reasonable Rates. John  Jensen 885-4796. #2  ==W00D-AGEN2sss  RESTORATION & REFINISHING  Norlh Vancouver  REPAIRS OF OLD FURNITURE  Speciali;ing   in   antique   dining  suites anil chairs  Discard thai chair?  Don T despair  I can repairi      Call 885-9636  Child Care  Daycare Required  lor 5 yr. old boy for Sal., 8 am  - 8 pm. Prefer Gibsons area.  885-3670 TFNS  Rachel, 3'/!, Maria, 5 mo., need  loving Nanny 3 days a week.  M.T.W. 8-4, starting Feb. 1.  Prefer stay home would consider  options, call 886-9656 aff. 3 pm.  #1  Junior citizen  awards  deadline  is here again  The British Columbia and Yukon Junior Citizen:  of the Year awards program recognizes young people, ages 8 lo 18, for demonstrating exemplary!  citizenship, outstanding achievements, commitment to helping others and acts of courage and initiative.  The program is sponsored by Air Canada and  facilitated by the B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Association (BCYCNA).  The program provides award recognition for  young people who have shown ingenuity,  resourcefulness, fortitude, selfless service or performed single or continuing acts of courage. These  are young people who demonstrate a philosophy of  lile lhal centres on caring, giving and sharing.  They are positive role models, who inspire us  wiih Iheir energy and commitment. They help to  improve the lives of others in iheir communities,  and arc our hope for Ihe future.  Some of these youngsters may be 'unsung  heroes' who demonstrate quiel heroism in overcoming physical disabilities or psychological limitations, or by being involved in worthwhile communily service. Alternatively, Ihey may be 'local  heroes', known for an inspiring acl of courage.  The boys and girls honoured by the program  therefore exemplify key values of our society,  courage, resourcefulness, selflessness, ingenuity  and integrity.  Residents of B.C. and the Yukon may nominate  young people, ages 8 to 18, who have performed an  act or achievement of courage, initiative or  selflessness, who have displayed exemplary citizenship in the current period and prior years.  The nominator will complele a nomination  form, available at local member newspaper office,  and submit it, with two supporting signatures and  two supporting letters to the Brilish Columbia and  Yukon Community Newspapers Association, 414  -1033 Davie Slreet, Vancouver, B.C. V6E 1M7.  On February 17 the judging panel will meet in  Vancouver lo consider all nominations and choose  up lo len youngsters lo be honoured.  The award winning junior citizens of the year  will be presented by the Lieulenant-Governor, the  Honourable David C. Lam, a framed, detailed  citation certificate, a B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Junior Citizen lapel pin, a cheque for  $200 and ceremony pholos.  All oiher young people nominated, but not  selected by the judges, will receive a certificate  acknowledging their nomination, accomplishments  and participation.  Persons wishing assistance in making nominations in the Sunshine Coast area are invited to contacl Coasl News Edilor, Harold Blaine for forms  and assistance. This should be done early in  January.  The awards ceremony for Ihe Junior Citizenship  awards will be hosted by Lt. Gov. Larn al Government House, Victoria, B.C. Thursday, March 16.  All winners and their parents or guardians will  be invited lo spend the day in Victoria, meel local  dignitaries, attend the awards ceremony, photo session and reception al Government House. Other  honoured guests will be representatives from Air  Canada, from member newspapers and from  BCYCNA.  Afler ihe award ceremony, recipients and iheir  parenls or guardians and representatives from Air  Canada and ihe BCYCNA will attend a special  awards dinner.  The development of the Junior Citizenship of  the Year awards program depends upon the  nomination of deserving young candidates. Any  resident of B.C. or the Yukon is eligible to  nominate someone.  Jusi send a documented account of ihe achievement and a completed nomination form. The role  of the nominator and support letter writers is the  mosl important contribution to ihe success of the  program.  Lt. Gov. Lam has offered to host the 1989  Junior Citizenship Awards program at Government House. He will present the awards to the  award winners.  His staff will organize the ceremony with BCYCNA and Air Canada assistance as required.  Child Care  Oay care available for children,  ages 3 lo 5 in my home near  Sechell. 885-4653 #1  JU-      Business  Opportunities  Cigarette vending machine  business lor sale. 886-2357 all.  6 pm. #51  ^*N01  NOTICE OF  SUBSTANTIAL  COMPLETION  In Ihe mailer ol the construction of Ihe Volatile Building at  Princess Louisa Park:  OWNER: Ministry ol Parks  CONTRACTOR:  Gaines Consiruction Lid.,  Gibsons. B.C.  Take notice that subslantial  completion has been given as  of November 18, 1988,  DISTRICT MANAGER  P.O. Box 220  Brackendale. B.C.  VON 1H0  ���V-  BC^-  HIGHWAYS-TENDERS  Electoral Dislrict: Mackenzie  Highway  District:   Sunshine  Coasl Dislricl  Project or Job Number:  C-4986  Project or Job Description:  Supply and Place Asphalt (ap-  pioximalely 780 lonnes) lor  Garden Bay Bridge Approaches, Madeira Park  Foreman Area  Tender Opening Dale/Time:  Thursday, January 12, 1989  al 2:00 pm.  File: 05-88-050  A Surely Bid Bond or Certified  Cheque ol 10% ol tendered  amount is required. Tender  documents with envelope,  plans, specilicalions and con-  dilions ol lender are available  Iree ol charge 0NLV from Sunshine Coast Dislrict Oflice.  P.O. Box 740, 1016 Seamounl  Way, Gibsons. B.C. VON 1V0  between the hours of 8:30 and  4:00 pm Monday to Friday, except Holidays.  Phone number ol originating  ollice: 886-2294  Tenders will be opened al Sunshine Coasl Dislricl Olfice,  1016 Seamounl Way. Gibsons,  B.C VON 1V0.  G.A. Warrington  Dislricl Highways Manager Coast News, December 19, 1988  27.  Letters to the Editor  Beware media manipulators  Editor:  This is Ihe lime of year in  which we should become more  conscious of an ingenious campaign to control public opinion  by manipulating ihe media.  A great many years ago, my  husband and I used lo read I.F.  Stone's Weekly. Izzy Stone and  his wife Esther used to pul it  together in Iheir own  Washinglon home.  They smuggled il oul secretly  to avoid delect ion by Richard  Nixon and Joseph McCarthy in  Iheir Un-American Activities  Committee. Attempting lo influence public opinion at thai  lime was illegal and dangerous.  Today that is all changed. A  number of years ago an  Australian publisher named  Rupen Murdock, the owner of  News CorporutioV which he  had Inherited from his father,  wenl lo England and bought a  popular Brilish daily paper.  First, he cut Ihe wages of the  editors, reporters and oilier  staff. The result was their  unions threatened to strike.  He fired them all, moved lo  another location to avoid  pickets and set up a new planl  making use of computers Ip  replace workers. He thus broke  the strike.  In this manner he spread lo  other parts of England, gobbled  up Penguin Books and many  olhers. Now he has tentacles all  over ihe world, in Italy, even  China.  He owns a global publishing  empire.  Murdock owns television stations, satellite broadcasting stations, every form of news  distribution you can name. He  has captured the news distribution services of Ihe United  Slates lo an alarming degree.  Pockets of resistance have  formed.  There are laws, apparently,  which regulate whai may and  what may nol be primed, but  these laws are confusing.  Senator Edward Kennedy has  laken issue with Murdock, but  withoul much success.  A small English publisher,  William Collin.;, however, is  successfully resisting absorplion  by Rupert Murdock.  Here in Canada we have been  captured by anolher force in Ihe  world of public opinion. He is  Ihe financier Conrad Black who  lasl year boughl up our fine old  monthly magazine, Salurday  Night.  It is interesting to note Henry  Kissinger is a shareholder, Ihe  man whose government agency  along with ihe CIA is alleged lo  have engineered the overthrow  of the legally elected governmenl of Salvador Allende in  Chile and installed the brutal  Tax foreign property owners  Editor's note - The following  letter has been received for  publication:  The Hon. Rila Johnson  Minisler for Municipal Affairs  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  Dear Madam,  Purchases of Real Fstalc by  Foreigners/Non-Residenls  I refer lo the interview you  had this morning with CBC  wiih regards lo Ihe sale of real  estate (condominiums) in Vancouver by Hong Kong Chinese  Group. There was hardly any  announcement of the sale of  these properties in Ihe local  press, It's obvious intent was to  sell il lo Hong Kong Chinese,  from whom mosl probably a  better price can be expected.  ll appears to me lhat many  foreigners arc selecting Canada,  and in particular Vancouver, as  an ideal place to park their  wealth. It is safe, has no foreign  exchange restrictions in or out  and promises a very good return  either by way of letting it, or on  Make  Christmas  Sparkle  .  With:  * Sequin Appliques  * Rhinestone necklaces, brooches,  & earrings  * Silk scarves and matching earrings  * Evening handbags  * Flowers and bows for the hair  * Silver or gold chains  + Belts and much, much more  Also Great ideas for Stocking Stuffers  or last minute gifts  2d Lack Beutojue  -*.  fa  ;.'/i:  sa��  - "���.  Hwy,  ' * V  885-3132  101, Sechelt  I  #  m  f  Kay Lequime  Bob & Kay Metcalfe  Margrel Humm  Barbara Hanke  Esther Berry  Billie Steele  Sheila Stewart  Erika & Ted Wright  Jean & Henry Whittaker  Eva Gibson  Joan & Charles Pratt  Marilyn & Larry Jardine  & Family  Hazel & Graham Craig  Robyn & John Davies  Gladys Warner  Cherry & Jack Cooper  Jane & Al Petteplace  to- <Ul tut* faatd��W  In lieu of Christmas cards,  Ihe following have donated  io ihe- Sechell Branch of   i  St  Mary's Hospital Auxiliary"  Memorial Fundi  Betty & Ed Laidlaw  Marlis & Jack Knaus  Doris Pringle  Marie, Ernie & Carl  Montgomery  Peggy & Cliff Connor  Doreen. George & Odette  Turynek  Lee Redman  Dorothy Parsons  Mr. & Mrs. Sherlock  Helen & Tom Meredith  Vona & Dick Claylon  Edilh W. Hopper  Peg & Maurice Hemstreet  Kay Purdy  Inkie & Bob Ford  Peggy Gallo  Howard Lake  Mary & Jim Bannerman  #>  For info...  885-9031 (Mrs. Gower)  the apprecialion of its resale  value, or bolh.  These foreigners who pay no  income or wealth tax in Canada  should be compelled lo pay for  Ihe "safe heaven" in which ihey  park their wealth. Afler all you  and 1 pay income lax lo keep  Ihis counlry free (defence) and  its economy viable.  Therefore, Ihese foreigners  should be asked to pay 30 per  cent of Ihe purchase value of the  properly by way of a "properly  purchase lax for non-residents  (non-income lax payers)". This  would result in properly prices  for residents to move within  reasonable upward limits and  might avoid the explosion of  property taxes as we have seen  in Vancouver.  In order lo avoid Ihe purchase of such real cslate by  residents on behalf of nonresidents, a properly appreciation sales lax should be introduced. This tax which would  be anti-speculation could be  based on the following princi-  Go slow  and live  Edilor:  There have been lots of commenls regarding Ihe recent article in the Coast News slating  thai Redrooffs Road is a killer.  We are all hcarlbroken when  we learn of fine young people  suffering injury and dealh on  any road, bul blame should not  be fully placed on the road.  The only lime lhal the  Sargeanls Bay seclion of  Redrooffs poses any danger is  when Ihere is ice or snow and  we are forced to slow down in  order to survive. Slowing down  to a reasonable speed helps us  survive in all kinds of conditions.  Herein lies the solution.  A vehicle can be a lethal  weapon in the hands of Ihe very  young who have noi been  taughl how lo properly control  this weapon. Emphasis should  be made on providing safe driving courses for new drivers and  insistence that such courses be  laken and passed before a driving license is grained.  As a resident of Redrooffs I  am constantly outraged al the  speed of traffic on this rural  road.  The bottom line is this. Don'l  expect the government or the  highways departmenl to build  us a four lane freeway on  Redrooffs or any olher such  rural road.  Learn lo treat il wilh respect  and keep conlrol of your vehicle.  Rulh Forrester  Thanks  Editor:  Thank you and your staff for  your support of our third annual Home Support Week. We  appreciated your help in making  the community more aware of  the services we provide and in  honouring the many employees  and volunteers who provide  these services.  The official opening of  Kirkland Centre was a great  success.  Martha Scales  Executive Director  fc  For all your  Satellite Needs  Call MOONRAKER  ELECTRONICS  883-8103  military dictator, Augusto  Pinochet.  I remember when Saturday  Night was a small weekly paper  and our old friend Gordon  Lunan used to write a column  for it. Since ihen il was made inlo a monlhly magazine. When  Roberi Fulforc', an expert journalise became edilor in 1%8, he  improved ils appearance.  He made il inlo a popular national Canadian magazine,  reporting impartially upon whai  was happening all over Canada,  bolh politically and artistically.  Now all thai has changed.  The magazine has an extremely  righl wing bias.  Trade union leaders arc  ridiculed and, of course, the  NDP and its leaders.  Premier Vander Zalm is  praised and shown in a Haltering light. I shall nol renew my  subscription lo Saturday Nighl.  Isabel Ralph  pie:  Properly sold wilhin one year  should pay 50 per cent of Ihe  profit [profit = sales price less  (purchase price plus inflation  rale)) by way of such apprecialion tax; if sold within iwo years  45 per cent lax, if sold within  three years 40 per cent tax, if  sold afler 10 years no lax is  payable.  Such la.xes are levied in mosl  developed countries and Ihey do  not preclude non-residents from  purchasing real estate, but ihey  have lo pay a fair price for  "safely".  I undersland that some such  laxes are already levied in Ontario, and it is highly recommended lhal swifl action is  laken i.e. before "ihe horse has  boiled", i.e. all of Vancouver  and BC has been snapped up by  foreigners.  Should you require any additional information, please do  nol hesitate lo conlacl me.  Thanking you for your kind  attention and quick action, I remain.  Jakob Knaus  TIDAL WAVE DIVING CO  Christ'TiaS  PNEUMATIC Spear Guns  Starting al s149  Wooly Bears  s99  Reg $140  HoPPV  Njeiu  Year  WENOKA Knife  s39  HOLIDAY Rental Special  s129  Dec. 23 to Jan. 3  ^  jSi  Scuba Starter Pkg  s99  Pori*  ADVANCED COURSE Jan 6  OPEN WATER COURSE Jan 9  Bay. Sechelt Monika ��� 865-3328 ��� Slephen  All of us extend to everyone our  warmest greetings during ilie  festive season ei our host wishes for  the coming year.  We apprceiutc very much all the  business (hat was entrusted to us  over Ihe past year & we look forward In continue to give service  throughout 1!)K9.  Sincerely  JUUt REALTY LTD.  Keep part of the dollars you spend.  SHOP LOCALLY  Best Wishes and /  Thank you for your patronage  from the Management & Staff at  sr  Af  rREETIN(^  MDL  5936  Wharf Rd��� Sechelt  Van. Toll Free 684-2911   885-3281 28.  Coast News, December 19,1968  MORE Christmas  Gift Ideas  from  GBS  *-'  Student Desk  with Chair  $99"  '���<*W.  Card Table  & Chairs  5 pc. sel  $109  95  Expandable Tote Bag  Folds liom 6Vx7ft"  lo 20"x13"x9"  $R95  Heavy Duty 6'  nedvyuuiyo (pinr  Bench Grinder   5648S  Ultrasonic Estimator  Measuring  Tool  $49  95  Heavy Duty  Rachet Tie Downs  '99  Swing Arm  Lamp  Lacquerware  Quartz  Mantle  Clock  17  95  Electronic  Stud  Sensor  ;24!  7 pc.  Nut Driver  Set  '49  Click 3 pc  Paint Brush Kit  $095  Padded  Banquet  Chair  (95  Brass  Banker  Lamp  rniiMiuins  t99 ^ i?:"���-"  Quality Craft  Cordless Power  Tool Set  169  95  3/8" drill, {ig saw. finishing sander  & battery wilh I hr. lasl charger  Stanley 3 pc.  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