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Array LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY       82.1  Parliament Buildings  VICTORIA, B.C.  V8V 1X4  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C. 25* per copy on news stands  January 25,1982 Volume 36, Number 4  Light industrial sites needed  Gibsons growth stalled  ��� j. 1  a a Z �������.   -- ������.:~*.Z-   -.����  V. .   -SSSU. e���..  '?-    .     .'��:  <���ret.. �������*������     ^'  ,M���M,  [There was nothing Roberts Creek Fire Department could do on Saturday when fire gutted Herb Craig's  home on Lockyer Road. The alarm was raised by neighbours in Herb's absence.  - John Hurnvlde fftiiln  Dry-land marina for Sechelt?  Hall's hopes high  by George Matthews  I Sechelt council last week was treated to a presentation of a unique scheme for developing local tourism,  ;ai its regular Wednesday, January 20th, meeting in  the Village council chambers.  , Henry Hall of Cameo Industries entertained council with the ingenious plan to promote a "dry-land"  marina to be located in the isthmus between Porpoise  Bay and the Strait.  Boat owners, suggested Hall, could leave their  boats on trailers in the dry-land marina (essentially a  parking lot for boats) and could have them hauled lo  the bay or the strait, depending on where they wanted  to fish that day.  The dry-land marina idea is one part of a larger  plan lo promote what Hall called "Royal Reach -The  (nland Sea". The plan calls for government and en  trepreneur to work together to promote Sechelt as  "Fisherman's Village". The scheme would, in Hall's  words, "...double the assessment value of (he  village... bring higher income for business... result in  spin-off land sales and... bring tourists lo Sechelt."  Hall plans to promote his plan at the next boat  show with a video show displaying the beauties and  wonders of Sechelt Inlet. He asked council for its  support in advertising his idea, which would include  boat tours on the Malibu Papoose to show off our  "inland sea".  Council agreed Hall's plan is and would have to remain within the guidelines of the community plan  and offered no objections to his plan to promote the  project.  Alderman Charles Lee strongly supported Hall's  views on the need to attract tourists to our area to increase the tax base.  Expansion of Seamounl Industrial Park is becoming a pressing issue al Gibsons village planning  meetings. The 17-acre site along Highway 101 is  reaching Ihe point where Ihe lasl 10 lots are being  developed. Soon light industry coming lo Gibsons  will have nowhere to go and may have to locate outside Ihe village.  Gibsons has applied to the Economic Land Use  Commission (ELUC) for removal of 30 acres of land  adjacent to the industrial park extending as far as  Reed Road, lo be used for future industrial development. However, its efforts to gel the 30 acres plus  another 90 acres out'of Ihe designated Agricultural  Land Reserve (ALR) have been unsuccessful for  almost two years.  During recent Agricultural Land Commission  (ALC) hearings on ihe Sunshine Coast in December,  the request was again brought lo ihe commission. A  letter received in January informed Gibsons council  that the commission was not willing lo look  favourably on the application. It was slated that the  land is useful for agricultural purposes. Another  local application to have land excluded from Ihe  ' ALR failed lo gel Land Commission approval lasl  .i^week.  1 "They are making sure we slay stagnant," deputy  mayor Diane Strom told the planning committee  ? Monday. "Municipal Affairs has turned down our  j three recent requests for expansion of our boundaries  ij and Ihe ELUC won'l release large parcels of ALR  .S.land within our boundaries. Yel Chris Woodward  (Municipal Affairs) (old us lhat despite talk of  * restructuring it would be "business as usual". Il  * seems we are getting ihe runaround and aren't getting  j anywhere".  I Council decided to pursue ils request for removal  of ALR land at ALC offices in Vancouver in early  February.  "A show of strength is needed on our part," staled  Alderman Larry Labonte'. "The Agricultural Land  Reserve is not good enough for farming and will be  much more useful if il is divided into lots. Commercial farming on ihe ALR parcels could never be practical, wilh Ihe type of soil we have here."  Gibsons council took exception lo the statement  made by ALC representatives in December lhal it is  possible "lo grow potatoes in gravel". They felt the  statement was facetious and flippant and showed the  .unwillingness of Ihe ELUC to consider the Gibsons  ,village appHcaliojfseriously..     ..    >.    .....:-'.  Howeyer,*counctl jniejids lo pursue the application '  for the'AGJii land, whiiiffwould be zoned for a Variety of uses ip the Official Community Plan. Some  acreage (30) would be for industrial park expansion,  some for commercial expansion behind Sunnycrest  Mall, some for multi-family residential housing and  some for single-family housing lots.  Gibsons planning commiltee recommended Monday that if expansion of the industrial park onto  ALR land is nol approved, specified area by-law will  be introduced by council to have existing industries  pay for storm draining work at the park.  Ten times usual number  If ihe 30 acres is released from ihe ALR, then a requirement of all future subdivision approvals al the  industrial park will be thai storm drainage work must  be installed by the developer.  By ex-mayor Boucher  SPCA fund  offer made  Former Mayor of Sechelt, Merv. Boucher, has offered to assist the local branch of the SPCA in  establishing a fund lhat will give the society a permanent monthly return to augment its present income.  The Boucher proposal, however, requires the cooperation of animal lovers on the Sunshine Coast.  Through a charitable trust fund he administers,  Boucher has agreed to match dollar for dollar every  donation made lo the SPCA up to a maximum of  $5,000 provided the money is set aside in a special  trust fund and not used for any other purpose.  The Boucher proposal would provide Ihe Society  with a minimum of $10,000 which, at only 12% interest, would yield $120 every monlh. The yield  would increase steadily as the interest is compounded. Hopefully, donations would continue over the  years and eventually members of the Society are  hopeful that the SPCA would be able to own its own  premises.  Donations in support of the Boucher proposal on  behalf of the SPCA can be sent to the Sunshine Coast  SPCA, P.O. Box 405, Gibsons, B.C.  30th Anniversary  Mothers' March  January 24th lo February I si has been declared  Kinsmen Mothers' March Week throughout B.C.  This year marks the 30th anniversary of ihe founding  of the Kinsmen Rehabilitation Foundation (KRF),  whose services lo disabled British Columbians are  funded by the annual March.  Almost 30,000 volunteers will participate in the  1982 Mothers' March, making it one of the-largest  door-to-door campaigns in the province. This tradition of the personal appeal was begun in 1953 with  the first hour-long 'porchlight' blitz co-ordinated by  local Kinsmen Clubs, ihe Mothers' March on Polio.  Thai year, Kinsmen and volunteers raised $143,000  to help those stricken during the polio epidemics  which swepl the province. This year, the March must  raise in excess of $1.6 million lo maintain the level of  services offered by the Foundation lo disabled  children and adults.  Volunteers wearing bright blue Marcher's lags will  be canvassing their neighbourhoods from January  24th to February 1st.  Appeals flood assessment office  Local construction workers formed an "information line" at the construction gate at the Canfor Mill in  Port Mellon last week, to protest hiring out-of-town workers. About 100 trades and construction workers  stayed off work Wednesday in support of the local Labourers Union position.  -Year i'amrll rhuni  Seeking hiring priority  Locals protest layoffs  by Vene Parnell  A one-day protest by local construction workers  took place at Canfor Forest Products pulp mill in  Port Mellon, Wednesday, January 20th. An "information line" kept about 100 people off the job while  negotiations between the Labourers Union and construction management took place in Vancouver.  Twelve local men from the Labourers Union, local  #602, carried signs stating "I want to work", but  they did not try to stop mill workers or other  tradesmen from entering the mill. However, their line  was honoured by about 100 men employed on  various trades and construction contracts at the mill,  while Canfor pulp production went on as usual.  .The men were protesting recent lay-offs by Dillingham Construction Co., the largest of eight outside  contractors working at the Canfor site. Dillingham  has been working on an electrical contract and is  building the work camp near the site, which will accommodate 300 construction workers. Just before  Christmas, 22 men were laid off, some of them local  workers and some from Powell River and Vancouver, according to Walter Valancius, Dillingham  construction foreman.  Valancius stated that there is no hiring being done  now of either local people or out-of-town workers,  because new construction contracts have not yet been  awarded.  i Bart Bourguignon, shop steward for local (7602  said the union has 24 members on the Sunshine Coast  ind 15 of them are out of work. Only four union  Jnembers are working at the Canfor site. "Last year,  they let six local guys off and kept the Vancouver  rnen on the job. It's not fair to the people who live  here, to bring men from out-of-town to do the job.  The carpenters were able to insist on local hiring lasl  year - that's what we want."  Valancius stated there have been cases where local  people were not hired because they have nol taken  specialized training courses provided by the union ai  Haney.  As a result of negotiations between the Labourers  Union and construction management Wednesday,  assurances were given to local #602 that when layoffs occurred, out-of-town workers'would go first,  said Bourguignon. Local men are advised to keep in  contact with construction foremen at the site, to let  them know they are available for work. Bourguignon  stated he has been advised he should notify union  management in Vancouver of any cases where hiring  of local people is overlooked and said he is satisfied  that the local workers have made their case. "All we  want is a fair chance."  The Sunshine Coast Area Assessment office in  Sechelt, which is responsible for property  assessments for the area from Bowen Island lo  Powell River has received more than 3000 appeals  against property assessments, a figure nearly ten  times the number received last year.  Mr. Ray Winterburn, Area Assessor told ihe Coast  News that while this was an unusually high number  of appeals, his staff of 15 is handling ihe mountain of  paper work efficiently and has worked very hard lo  make sure the statutory February 1st date for assessment court is met. Winterburn said lhat last year's  367 appeals were handled by one court and l hose  making court appearances were allowed as much as  20 minutes to make their appeals. This year he has  asked for two more courts lo handle the increase in  appeals and those appearing will have to try lo be  more succinct in making l heir cases.  Despite the fact lhat the office is working at 140%,  extra staff has noi been required.  Assessment notices were sent lo approximately  26,000 properly owners in ihe entire area, 18,000 of  which were sent lo owners between Porl Mellon and  Egmont.  Following ihe deadline for appeals, which was lasl  Wednesday, January 20th, Ihe appeals are processed,  sent to Victoria and conn limes are set and mailed lo  ihose making appeals. Mr. Winterburn expects lhat  not all those who sent appeal Idlers will appear in  court, but those who do will have lo supply prool  lhat their properly is in fact, over or under value.  This can be done by showing some evidence of true  value or damage lo Ihe properly which makes il  worth less than estimated.  ON THE INSIDE...  Community News...' Pages 4& 5  Entertainment Page 8  Business Directory Page 10  Public School Financing Page IS  Classified Ads Pages 16, 17 & 18  Crossword Puzzle  Page 19  A tragedy of alcohol abuse Page 20  Area Assessor Ray Winterburn finds himself behind a mountain of paperwork as he and staff cope wilh  assessment appeals in the area office in Sechelt. <*���� Utuhm rnea* Coast News, January 25,1982  The       m  .Sunshine.  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Publiahad at Glbaona, B.C. entry Monday by Glasslord Prass Lid.  Boa 460. Gibsons. VON WO  Phona 866-2622 or 6667617  Copy salting  Wendy Lynne Johns  Connie Hawke  1  ^M^MEI Bradley J Benson Advertising Depertmtnt  HpHH Fran Berger  MUnm Circulation Mark Hood  .MM Stephen Carroll Jane Mc0ua,  W   ��� SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada $30.00 per year, $18.00 for six months  U. S. $32.00 per yaar, Overseas $32.00 per yaar  Distributed tree to all addresses on tha Sunshine Coast  Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702  Editorial Department  John Burnside  George Matthews  Vene Parnell  Bradley J Benson  Circulation  Stephen Carroll  Production Department  Nancy Conway  Neville Conway  Shani R. Sohn  John Storey  Accounta Department  M.M. Joe  Uae Sheridan  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  An epidemic  of dishonesty  There is a malaise afoot among  Canadian politicians these days, a  certain disinclination lo speak Ihe  truth. Il may be approaching  epidemic proportions.  Last week we refrained from  criticizing B.C. Attorney-General  Alan Williams on the grounds thai  he had had Ihe courage to make a  very difficult decision on the Olson  case. Had Mr. Williams had the  equal and necessary courage to tell  the citizens of this province for-  thrightly what he had done it would  have been much lo his credit. His initial waffling about the fact that he  had made the decision to make ihe  payment to Olson's trust fund did  him no credit whatsoever.  It may also have lessened the trust  we had in the distinguished looking  politician who assured us last year  that allegations of wrong-doing on  the part of members of his department were entirely without foundation.  The essential dishonesty is also  mirrored in the actions of two other  cabinet ministers in the mailer of  the controversial assessments. When  Municipal Affairs Minister Bill  Vander Zalm and Finance Minister  Hugh Curtis announced righteously  that (hey too were protesting their  assessments they betray an altitude  of contempt for the volers of this  province.  If we cannot hold cabinet  ministers, particularly the Minister  of Finance, responsible for the  morass of tax policies or lack of  them in which we find ourselves  who can we blame?  The shifting of the burden of  educational financing from properly owners was recommended in the  McMath Report which had been  turned in when the present government took office. During the last six  years it has been a consistent policy  of the present provincial government to shift more and more of the  burden of taxation to the property  owner while shifting more and more  of the decision-making powers to  their own centralized bureaucracy.  It is dishonest and hypocritical of  Vander Zalm and Curtis to attempt  to leap aboard the bandwagon of  taxpayers' protest when they have  been for more than six years a part  of the body of ultimate responsibility which has systematically increased the burden of taxes on property  owners.  This is by no means a definitive  catalogue of the instances of deceit  and double-dealing lhal politicians  in power, both federally and provincial^, are perpetrating on the people of this country. Our system of  government, which has as its fundamental tenet that the people must  be trusted, deserves and demands  belter.  ...from the files of the COAST NEWS  FIVE YEARS AGO  One mil represents one  thousandth part of the assessed  value of your properties,  therefore, as was the case in  Sechelt recently where new  home values were $75,000 the  home owner pays $7.50 for each  mil levied. He would pay $22.50  per year (less than 50 cents per  week) if the regional board approved the five year plan with a 3  mil levy.  TEN YEARS AGO  Reduction of school board  overspending from close to half  a million dollars in 1968 to a  near vanishing point was  reported at Thursday night's  school board meeting last week,  by J. Metzler, secretary-  treasurer.  FIFTEEN YEARS AGO  A helicopter carrying three  men, two Irom Gibsons, severed  a B.C. Hydro power line in  McNab Creek area at about 9:00  a.m. Tuesday, resulting in a  three hour power outage over an  area from the break to Powell  River.  TWENTY YEARS AGO  Blame the weather on  H-bombs? Well it is one way of  getting an opinion off your  chest. There must be a reason  for the kind of weather the world  has experienced lately.  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  Are you a qualified teacher  not at present teaching? If so,  would you be willing to teach in  your own community while the  present shortage exists? Married women and others who  have certification for British Columbia schools will be urgently  needed next September to ensure that British Columbia  children have properly qualified  teachers next year.  THIRTY YEARS AGO  Gibsons firemen are going to  get a chance to relax in more or  less comfort when some local  ladies are finished with their  plans.  A tea and sale of home cooking will be held in the United  Church Hall, Friday, February 1,  with proceeds going to furnish  the fireball recreation room.  THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  Sechelt - condition of Peninsula ,roads has become so  serious that residents are  organizing volunteer crews to  make repairs. An appeal for aid  from the minister of public  works has been made, but It is  feared that the roads will  become almost impassable on  the Peninsula as soon as the  thaw hits.  From the Social Credit  Scandal Calendar  January 25  Grade's Finger (1980): Former  Eckardt commision worker Vi  Barton tells the attorney  general's investigation of further Irregularities. Like coworker Florence Tamoto, Barton  alleges that commission lawyer  Susan Thomson told her:  "Grace McCarthy got to Judge  Eckardt."  January 28  Jacking   up  auto   Insurance  (1976): Consulting actuary Byron  Straight, an ICBC director, says  he believes that the new auto insurance rates have been set  higher than necessary.  January 30  Hotliner (1981): Rate Mair  resigns as Kamloops MLA.  Three weeks earlier, he resigned  as health minister to become a  CJOR radio hotliner. (Hotliner  Mair was replaced as minister  by former hotliner Jim Nielsen.)  Political pundits mutter about  rats and sinking ships.  January 31  Building bridges of friendship  (1979): He needed distraction/A  political fog/And out of the  East/Came the sound of a  frog.���Human Resources  Minister Bill Vander Zalm, referring to Quebec Premier Rene  Levesque, sung at a Socred convention; quoted in the Sun.  HE" S����m^  T^>r TujekJTV "BocK*.   \*l�� qet"ovj<r  I found myself in a little philosophic hot water  in a bar the other day. It  certainly wasn't the first  time and it may not be  the last but there were, I  think, some seeds of interest in the matter that  I'd like to chew on for a  moment or two.  It was early in the  evening, that time when  after just one or two jugs  everyone at the table is  convinced that he or she  is indeed a fine and l'<  thright fellow and I  assembled company the  finest that could be  sought.  One of the company  was a face that was new  to me and after an exchange or two I committed the apparently unpardonable offence of  asking whether he was  American or Canadian.  The wave of vocal disapproval which greeted the,  question was unanimous.  "What kind of question is that?" demanded  the new face. He went on  to tell me that he equated  the question with those  enthusiasts of the stars  who insist on knowing  your birth sign so that  they will know what to  expect from you.  "We're all the same  here, John" said the only lady at the table with  sharp disapproval.  "It doesn't matter  where we've come from.  This is the melting pot,"  said the only American  at the table. (The new  face was from Northern  Ontario as it turned out.)  "Yes," said the lady,  herself a Canadian. "It's  not important whether  Brand X is an American  or Canadian. He's an anthropologist."  What is missing in this  accounting is the  vehemence of the  response that my  relatively innocent question had occasioned. It  was as if I had broken  some code of social  behaviour and for the  life of me I can't understand what that code  could be.  For my part, I take it  for granted that the factors of heredity and environment are at play in  every human personality. This has nothing  whatever to do with  value judgements that I  seek to make about this  background or that. II  has simply to do with the  fact that I find interest in  the shaping of a mind as  well as its immediate  contents and I believe  that it is simply a fact  that the early environment does have some in  fluence on the shaping of  the personality and opinions of any given individual. 1 did not realize  that to believe so was to  be guilty of some latter  day heresy.  The hostility my innocent question engendered  precluded any worthwhile discussion of the  matter at the time but the  matter continued to  haunt my thoughts.  "This is the melting  "pot," the Arr��ncan"fiad  said by way of denying  that early environment is  important.  Forgive me if I insist  on letting history obtrude into anything as  comfortable as a well-set  mind but the point must  be made that the  'melting pot' concept is  foreign to Canada  historically. Only an  American would find the  phrase coming readily to  the tongue. The United  States has sought to  assimilate the waves of  newcomers who comprise the population of  that country by means of  'the melting pot'. They  have been largely successful in so doing but it  is debatable whether they  have enriched their country in the process.  In Canada, the  assimilation has been less  extreme. There is more  ' of a mosaic pattern in  the Canadian population. Apart from the inescapable fact that one  of the founding peoples  of this country has a  vigorous culture which  they were guaranteed the  right to preserve at the  time the country was  formed, it seems to me  many mini-cultures con  tinue to flourish in  Canada. It also seems to  me that this, though it  might add to the difficulties of the country,  also adds richly to its  potential as a vibrantly  tolerant society. 'A  melting pot' we are not  and I think it a good  thing.  When the lady said,  "We are all the same  here," I tried to say as I  have many times before  thV*we all have much  more in common than  that which divides us.  But dammit, that doesn't  mean the differences  aren't interesting.  Belonging to a society in  which all were in fact the  same would be terminally dull. We are not 'all  the same' and I cannot  accept that we should  pretend out of God  knows what kind of  superficiality papering  over insecurity.  I suppose that what  I'm trying to say is that  all of us at the table were  technically or were about  to become Canadians.  We are apparently all  residents of the Sunshine  Coast on the West Coast  of Canada. Yet it seems  to me to be the Canadian  way, historically, to accept our differences as  well as that which we  share.  I like it that way. I  want nothing to do with  'melting pots'. I see no  value in belonging to an  amorphous mass the  components of which  have been rendered indistinguishable one from  the other. As they might  say in Quebec: "Vive les  differences".  John Anderson,  My Jo  John Anderson, my jo, John,  When we were first acquent.  Your locks were like the raven,  Your bonnle brow was brent;  But now your brow Is held, John,  Your locks are like the snaw;  But blessings on your frosty pow,  John Anderson, my jo.  John Anderson, my jo, John,  We clambthe hill theglther;  And many a canty day, John,  We've had wt' one anlther:  Now we maun totter down, John,  But hand In hand we'll go;  And sleep theglther at the foot,  John Anderson, my jo.  ��� Robert Burns  In ancient Greek  drama it was apparently  the custom to have  anyone bearing bad news  killed on the spot - at  least as soon as he had  delivered the offending  message. If you think  mail service is slow now,  imagine how long it took  to deliver an unpleasant  message in those days.  Presumably when that  mail service began, the  sender would just explain what he had to say  and send the messenger  off to deliver the news by  word of mouth. It was  not until the ancient  Greeks began to run out  of messengers that they  invented the sealed  envelope.  Killing the messenger  was the custom in Greece  3,000 years ago. You  would think that civilization has improved since  then but the fact is we  have become far more  skilled at harassing the  messenger than even the  Greeks could have imagined.  We don't even have to  talk about the Canadian  Postal Service; those  poor folks become the  object of criticism and  ridicule all the time. The  media just can't resist a  story about the marriage  proposal sent by mail 30  years ago that just arrived last week. Despite the  fact that the post office  handles billions of pieces  of mail, it's always the  one piece that goes missing that gets the attention. Maybe it's because  the missing letter  scenario is sort of  biblical - like the lamb  that went astray.  ' No, we don't have to  look at the post office to  find examples of killing  the messenger. Let's take  the case of the poor  .assessment officer. Early  last year, the B.C.  Assessment Commissioner let it be known to  the various regional  directors of assessments  that for some years the  appraisals on homes in  B.C. were too low -under  valued. The man in the  street, or, more precisely, the man in the house,  had known this for  years. He knew damn  well that while his home  and property were  assessed at, say, $65,000,  he could probably sell if  for twice that.  The B.C. Assessments;  Act requires that a house  be appraised at its nory  mal value, so, once the:  message had been passed;  down through regional,  directors to area  assessors to the appraisers themselves, that,  they had better come up  with appraisals that  reflected true value, the  appraisers went out andl.  did their jobs. /  When assessment!  notices were sent out, the  people receiving them,  went through a brief  flush of entrepreneurial  pride (not unlike an '�����>  tack of instant greed) o��  seeing the true value of  what they owned. When,  however, the realization  struck that their property,  taxes would be based on  this figure, pride of!  ownership suddenly  turned to fear, quickly,  followed by anger,     i ,.,  And just who are they,  property owners angry  at? The Assessment Act?  The Minister of Finance?,  The Assessment Com-,  missioner? No. The proi  perty owner is mad at the  appraiser and the area  assessment office. This  same angry property  owner, multiplied 3,000  times (the number of  owners appealing]  assessments from Bowen  Island to Powell River)  might whistle a different  tune if he had his house  appraised for sale purposes. Then you'd he:  the song that goes "l  that all there is?"  The message was,  clear. "Appraise property at its true value". Thfi  messenger, the poor ar>j  praiser, delivered thj  message; now he's getting the blame.  There is another si|  to the picture, howevej  Across the street froi  me is a new house that  been for sale for ei|  months. So far the tn  market value of th;  place is zero. I wondi  what its assessed value  is?  In any case, the point  is that no matter how  unpleasant your assessment message was this  year, don't kill the poor  messenger - give a littf  thought to where  message came from.  ljuur  little  the  Towards a wider perspective  The Middle East  by Geoffrey  Madoc-Jones  The Polish crisis has  dominated the attention  of the world since the  military takeover in early  July.  It has in fact overshadowed that other area  of major diplomatic concern: The Middle East.  In fact it is thought that  the recent annexation of  the Golan Heights by the  Israeli government was  timed to occur during a  time when the world's attention was diverted  towards Poland.  The annexation of the  Golan has had a  dramatic effect upon  Middle East politics. It  has effectively provided  the glue for a unified  Arab stand on Israel and  has led to a shift away  from the moderate view.  This view, which  dominated the recent  Saudi peace proposal  and the abortive Arab  summit conference at  Fez, was that the right  for Israel to exist would  be guaranteed in exchange for the setting up  of an independent  Palestine state on the  West Bank and at Gaza.  This proposal, which  was rejected by the  Israelis and by hard line  Arab States like Syria,  Libya and South Yemen,  gained much support in  Europe and in the United  States. It was seen as a  replacement for the  Camp David accord.  Now the situation is  radically changed. Arab  states from Saudi Arabia  to Libya have a common1  cause. Not only' has the  annexation outraged  them, but also the lack  of a real Americaji  response to Begin's actions has been seen  expression of a lack  real will to deal with tl  Israelis. The Saudis ai  the Egyptians, the maji.  American allies in the  area, see grave danger in  being too closely allied to  this policy.  The Saudis are considering opening up  diplomatic relations wii  the Soviet Union  have already taken steps  to normalize relations  with Libya. The Egyptian President Mubarak  has to be more cautiofls  for the present. It is it  the Egyptian interest jb  stay on good terms wijn  the Israelis until tie  return of the Sinai ft  April, as outlined p  Camp David. But it Is  probable that after April  there will be overt movljs  by the Egyptians tp  adopt as much mi  neutralist foreign polii  akin to Nasser's in tl  SO's. The Egyptians  not wish to remain in  isolated position tl  found themselves in as -  result of Sadat's policies'.  The Middle East is still  the most volatile area in  the world. The combination of the Israett-  Palestine impasse, the  Iran-Iraq war, oil, "and  the geo-political designs  Please turn lo Page 3 letters to the Editor  House restoration appreciated  Editor:  Re: Historic House  Greets the New Year,  Volume 36, No. 1.  It was a great pleasure  to see the fine picture  itrd read your New  Year's greeting regarding  restoration of our old  rtome at Gibsons by its  new owners Kathy Love  arid Rob Hagar. It was  very sad to learn of it  falling into ruin a year  ago.  ] ���  ��| was born there in  June, 1917, the same  year as your regular contributor Lester R. Peter  son, whose historical pictures and anecdotes I  always enjoy in your  newspaper.  The old home was  built in 1913 by my  father and two of his  brothers. My father carried on with the country  medical practice extending from Port Mellon  to Halfmoon Bay with a  population of about  3,000 throughout World  War II until he was  seventy-six year old. In  19461 got compassionate  leave from the Canadian  Army Medical Corps to  relieve him and spent the  next three busy years at  the medical practice on  the peninsula until my  older brother Hugh took  over in 1949.  Gibsons always is a  great attraction for me,  for my relatives and  many friends there.  I want to add my New  Year's wish to Kathy  Love and Rob Hagar for  good success in 1982 in  the restoration of the  'Inglis' place.  Yours sincerely,  Alan Inglis  7S0 West Broadway  Vancouver, B.C.  Coast News, January 25,1982  last beautif ication review  Editor:  Re: Gibsons Landing  Beautification and  devitalization Program  ���''ft is now one year  since we started our program to bring about the  Flvitalization of our Harbour Area. To date we  have accomplished a  great deal. We have been  selected by the Provincial government's  representatives to be one  of the towns and villages  to tecdve this important  pVdgram. At present we  have prepared a draft  "Guideline" for final acceptance by our committee. The present "Guide-  tine" was prepared by  Architectural Services  and Rob Buchan but has  hot been endorsed by the  fcommittee or the merchants.  It! J  5 To give you all one last  chance to review this  program we will try once  more to hold a review  meeting. After this  meeting and after due  changes if any, we will  ften ask Council to  inake the By-law and we  Will get on with the start  iff construction and the  implementation  of the  program.  I again remind you  that this program effects  all of us whether  landlord or tenant and  the cost of this program  will be born by the taxpayers of the area to be  revitalized. This is the  last opportunity for  review of this program.  Meeting Date: Thursday,  January  28th  - Time:  7:30   p.m.   -   Village  Council Chambers.  If you have not received a copy of the "Guideline" you may obtain a  copy by contacting me at  886-9S08 or 886-2277.  We look forward to a  good   turnout   of  interested people,  Gary Puckett, Chairman  Gibsons Landing  Revitalization  Committee  There's a better way  Editor:  Late in December in  Davis Bay, I saw  something that I would  like to share with everybody here on the Sunshine Coast.  A rather dirty Ford  pick-up with a small contractors' fuel tank in the  box stops on the beach-  side of Highway 101 near  Westly road. A little  black kitten appears on  the ground at the drivers'  side; a pair of man's legs  follows. The man comes  from behind the vehicle  and seems to manipulate  the front-wheel locks of  his 4-wheel drive; stamps  his feet and obviously  .w**Kai   OFFICE SUPPLIES  ��� Caulk Kaatatara ��� .Calculator*  * Offlct amapBaa e School Smaatlaa  Famttew* at Statfoiaerry  Sechelt 885-3735  Susan McLean, C.G.A.  Bookkeeping & Accounting  Auditing  Income Tax Consulting  , 104-1857. Gower Point Road  Bjox 166(8, Gibsbiis, B.C VON 1V0  886-8666  ^^^^^^: Take a trip down  Memory Lane with the  '���    ' useful & attractive 1982  SVN8KI.NS ��@A8f  m  SALE!  *3J5  at the  COAST NEWS  office  Get them while they last!  886-2622 386-7817  scares the little cat away,  because it skitters across  the road into a yard. The  vehicle continues on its  way towards Sechelt...  It all happened too  fast for me to get a close  look at the licence plate  numbers.  There is a more  humane way to rid  oneself an an unwanted  animal: we now have  veterinarians and SPCA  who will put animals to  sleep when a new home  cannot be found - and  who probably have ways  to waive the fee in hardship cases.  Yours,  Against Cruelty.  Minibus  thoughts  Editor:  Re: the mini-bus service  An infuriating situation has pointed out that  since the take-over of the  Mini-bus, service has  been cut; those who can  least afford to are forced  to pay and those without  vehicles are left stranded.  Friday, because the  vehicle I depend on  broke down, I was  unable to get my child  from Gower Point up to  the Medical Clinic in  order that she might take  the Mini-bus to her  daycare in Wilson Creek.  I called the office to arrange to have her picked  up closer to home. I met  with a flat refusal - no  exceptions! The closest  that the bus would come  was over two miles from  my home, a distance too  great for a pre-schooler  to walk. My child was  left stranded by a  bureaucrat who fell that  strict adherence to their  questionable time  schedule was more important than making an  exception for humanistic;  reasons.  It is important to be  able to get around - even  if you don't have a vehiy;  cle, and I thought thef  new "public" transit'  system might help. Unfortunately, so far this  has not proven to be the  case.  However, rather than  knuckle-rapping the present Mini-bus administration, 1 would  like to join the growing  lobby for further extension of the Mini-bus service.  Catherine McManus  Billngualism opposed  Editor: ������ >" '������<  It has come to my attention and many others  that we have in our community a gun-toting non-  English speaking person  being paid very good  wages to sit quietly and  observe life while learning English at the taxpayers expense.  Yes, we and other  communities are having  placed in our midst  French R.C.M.P.'s who  speak little or no  English. Just how much  added expense are we,  the taxpayers going to be  put to for some federal  experiment? How long  will it take one of these  French R.C.M.P.'s to  become a useful law enforcing officer. in our  community? Six months,  a year and at what cost,  $15,000 - $25,000.  It's about time we  started examining  federal and provincial  squandering in this province. My interest is not  political, rather the safety of myself and others.  After all, can you imagine one of us running  loose in Quebec unable  to communicate with the  people and carrying a  fire arm? They have a  responsible position of  enforcing law and protecting our families and  undoubtably our  lifestyles and family relations are different from  that of theirs in Quebec.  Please print this letter  and I look forward to  seeing your comments  and those of others.  Sincerely,  Len Seigo  P.O. Box 1482  Sechelt, B.C.  Editor's Note:  The Editor has consulted a French-  Canadian member of our  staff on this serious  linguistic issue and has  learned that while In  English the sound of an  officer's service revolver  Is "bang-bang", In  French It can be "bing-  blng", "pouf-pouf",  "pan-pan" or "boum-  boum". We can't argue  against getting four  sounds for the price of  one.  Perspective (cont'd.)  of the super-powers,  keeps the tinder always  dry. This latest twist by  the Israelis and the  hardening Arab positions do not bode well  for the future. It is obvious that a formula  must be found for satis  fying the demands of  Israel and the Palestinians. Whether or not  cooler heads will prevail  depends to a great extent  on the real support  which conciliatory  policies obtain from the  United States.  INSULATE  YOUR WINDOWS  ��� Double glaze your existing  aluminum windows  ��� Replace wooden windows  with sealed units  ��� Put up storm windows  PERMASEAL  can help keep you warm!  FREE, NO OBLIGATION ESTIMATES  PERMASEAL  Socholt M5-353*  MMMMti   ���.���.���..     >, Tr-h ������ ������������������ ��� ���  Su.per\��.lu  SUNNYCREST  CENTRE  Our Name  is our Promise  100��o Locally Owned & Operated  Quality Meats  AfUgM to UmH OuentHletl  Meet Etteottw: T��*��d��y to SaturtUy  FRE*HOBSlllOfC��D-SHOULDER stomiiry 2Mh ��� 30th  �����*...    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Harry said the meeting  with Minister of  Municipal Affair Bill  Vander Zalm on restructuring of local government was pretty well  covered in the  newspapers at the time.  He said the five or six  options were outlined  but Vander Zalm slated  plainly there would be no  pressure to change from  the present setup.  Vander Zalm did say,  we  gar-  fire  however, that there  would be difficulties  with expansion in the  future. The Province  would restrict grants for  such things as sewage  and water supply. Harry  pointed out to the  Association that  already had water,  bage pickup, and  protection so we  wouldn't need grants  unless we wanted  something else. The loss  of grants wouldn't matter except to new  developments and the  Provincial Government  is already restricting new  subdivisions to ease the  burden on the existing  taxpayers.  Harry said there is indirect pressure to go to  one district municipality.  The Minister had said  we'd better do something  because services are going to cost more no matter what and if we  amalgamated it would  spread out the cost of  services and save money  by more efficient government administration.  Donna Shugar asked if  we wouldn't be in a  rather weak position  with the Province doing  Elphinstone Electors Association Meeting  "^j^"* Cedar Grove School  ��"*4j|?��*r*|  Tuesday, January 26  at 7:30 pm  All Area "E" Homeowners Welcome  IlilliiiiilllllllB  Residents  of the  Sunshine Coast  A Car Crusher will be operating  on the Sunshine Coast in the next  two weeks. All derelict oars should  be hauled to the nearest garbage  site if you wish to dispose of  them.  O.Dixon  Work Superintendent  Sunshine Coast Regional District  PUBLIC NOTICE  BRITISH COLUMBIA  .ASSESSMENT AUTHORITY  In accordance with Section 44 Subsection 12 of the Assessment Act, notice Is  hereby given that the Court of Revision  set up to hear appeals against the Real  Property Assessment Rplls, for School  District #46.comprising:-  Village of Gibsons  Village of Sechelt  Rural Area of Sechelt within  School District #46  will hold its first sitting on Monday,  February 1st, 1982 at 9:00 a.m. at the  following place,  Pebbles Restaurant  Trail Avenue  Sechelt, B.C.  Appellants will be notified of the date,  time and location of their hearings.  R.C. Winterburn  Area Assessor  the study of economics,  feasibility, and structure  of the options in  preparation for a  referendum. Facts and  figures can be interpreted to give the  answers they want.  Harry admitted this  was a danger but said the  Regional Board would  be looking over the information very carefully  and if they don't like the  setup they can refuse to  hold the referendum. He  said the Ministry had  promised that it would  be an open referendum  of the whole Sunshine  Coast where whatever  the majority of the Coast  population votes for  rules and nobody can opt  out.  Ken Dalgleish made a  motion that the Community Association state  that it supports the existing Regional Board  system and opposes any  moves toward the concept of one large district  municipality. The motion was passed although  most of the members  present abstained,  perhaps feeling it was  too early to make such a  judgement.  Cathy Mellis then  presented a petition addressed to the Ministry  of Transport and  Highways protesting extensions of Mission  Road in Davis Bay and  Largo Road through  Cliff Gilker Park as connector roads to an upper  highway. There's been  an ongoing battle with  the Department of  Highways over their grid  system for the Sunshine  Coast. The Department  refuses to be swayed by  citizen protest and won't  even come to a public  meeting to discuss or explain their decisions.  Harry said all communities of the Sunshine  Coast should band  together to protest the  Department of  Highways' overriding  their wishes. He suggested an open meeting  with residents of Davis  Bay and Browning Road  who are also protesting  the developments in their  areas.  In other business at  the meeting, the question  of how the Association  should honour Bill Grose  was assigned to a committee. A bursary for an  Elphinstone grad who  lives in Roberts Creek  seemed the most likely  choice.  Hall manager Sue  Shepherd reported that  the old oil furnace had  given out and was going  to be replaced with two  new electric ones at a  cost of about $5500  which would be met  through a grant from  B.C. Hydro and contributions from the Hall  Committee and the  Community Association.  The furnaces won't be  here for at least four  weeks, but there is work  to be done on the ducts  and wiring. Phone Kevin  Shepherd at 885-2972 if  you can help.  Memberships Due  A reminder that 1982  Library memberships are  due this month. They're  $2 per family. The  Library is open Thursday evenings from 6 to  7:30 and Saturday mornings 10 to 12.  Fitness for Fifties  The seniors have not  Supa  Safe  Klphlc's Cabaret opened in Gibsons last week, with great music and a  marvellous dance floor. At its pre-opening parly for all those who worked on its  construction, Ihe hottest rock of Ihe night was belted oul by owner-manager  Graham Kdney, who definitely has something lo sing about! -rm im�� i*   Gibsons Auxiliary  Twenty-seven  members were present to  give their support to the  officers put forward for  the executive of the Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary  on January 13, 1982,  when Mrs. Pauline  Lamb, co-ordinating  council chairman, officiated at a candle-  lighting ceremony.  The business of the  day continued with annual reports read by  department heads. It appears to have been a very  successful year with all  members contributing  many valuable hours in  volunteer work. The  knitting on display was  really lovely���five  beautiful baby outfits  guaranteed to make any  mother's or granny's  mouth water! Also  displayed were a warm  bedjacket and slippers.  Laura Raynor thanked  all knitters and gave  them 'A for Effort'.  We thank Amy Blain  for her organization of  been forgotten in the  campaign for fitness.  There's a group being  organized specifically for  people in their 50's and  up. If you're fnt��ested,  call Rieta Hanson at  886-2875 to let her know  how much support there  would be for such a  group.  More Booboos  There are few corrections from last week's  paper...but they're not  all my booboos.  First, the Hospital  Auxiliary's item about  the Blood Donor Clinics  should have said one  would be held at the  Sechelt Legion on  February 15, not  February 16. The one at  Gibsons is at  Elphinstone School on  February 18 and time for  both is 3 to 8 p.m.  Second, in the list of  new Legion executive officers, it should have  been Cliff Beeman, not  Barnes. Sorry Cliff.  And the Parents' Auxiliary meeting has been  changed to February 4th  at 7:30 p.m. in the  School library. Peter  Cawsey will be speaking  on the S.T.E.P. program  so it should be a worthwhile evening.  And there's a school-  wide skate-a-thon coming up to raise money for  travelling expenses so be  warned. If you get hit up  to sponsor someone  make sure you've got an  "ankler" and not an  NHL hopeful.  Crib Winners .  Last week's crib winners were Al Ellingsen  -1st, Lil Flumerfelt -  2nd, Georgina Nasadyk  -booby prize, and Stan  Bogges - the hidden  prize. Special guest of  the evening was Herb  Craig's dog Freedom  who left when his friend  Grover wouldn't buy  him a drink.  the Christmas Card  Fund. It is regrettable  lhat some names were  not included in ihe list  (no fault of Amy's)  A gift of a useful and  attractive change-purse  was made to Ida Leslie in  gratitude for a year's  presidency, by past-  president Jean Longley.  A 'Blood Donor  Clinic' will be held al the  Legion Hall, Sechelt, on  February 15, 1982, from  3 - 8 p.m.  The next meeting of  the Gibsons Hospital  Auxiliary will be held on  February 3, 1982 al ihe  Coast Garibaldi Health  Unit, Gibsons.  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CREDIT UNION BUILDING  COWRIE ST., SECHELT  885-2291  Please support the  KINSMEN  MOTHERS'  MARCH  Sunday, Jan. 24th - Sunday, Jan. 31st  Every dollar you give to the Kinsmen Mothers' March goes directly to services for disabled persons in B.C. ^     .;:^  >  8  ���  r ''i'hi lull  v- ..   i  f           �����..**<   .,,, ,  .TT.TB*.'.r   *  1 .is*.?-     ^  I5  fflSSlTli-*  K   '  M-��*Hfl'i IT ��������*    #  .^wmrit /  j  \  /  ~ '  ~**' ee *  r*w  r  fi  '���  **?4                            �����.  "���a,     .  Coast News, January 25,1982  Halfmoon Bay Happenings  New activities under way  Well-known Gibsons resident Hill Wrighl has rem-hed his retirement and worked his lasl day Wednesday at Ihe liquor store in Sunnyeresl Mall. Manaiter Al  Oslrosky, right, says Kood-hye to Hill, who was thanked l��> slat! lor 11 years ol'  excellent service al a retirement parly lasl week.  \ raw I'.ntrrl t'lnitii  Pender Opinion  Fitness room ready  by Robi Peters  Pender Harbour  should be justly proud of  the new "Fitness Room"  at Ihe Pender Harbour  Aquatic Cenlre. We now  have a fully equipped  health cenlre. Mr. Andy  Namalh from Centaur  Athletics visited the  Aquatic Cenlre on  Thursday lo instruct and  demonstrale the new  gym equipment. Open  House will be held Saturday, January 23rd and  January 30lh, 2 p.m. io4  p.m. The slaff are ready  lo inlroduce you to the  fabulous Universal Gym,  and exercise equipment.  Kleindale will have  cable T.V. approximately the middle of  February, according lo  General Manager of  Coasl Cable, Mr. Carl  Bobarl. That is, if the  B.C. Telephone cable  men are on schedule.  This will mean our high  school will now be able  to utilize Ihe good education programs lhal are  available on Ihe  knowledge network. I  hope we gel a little more  hews coverage of local  events than we do now.  We will be able to communicate wilh the rest of  ihe harbour much easier,  rather than through our  local grapevine.  I   hope  people  have  protested their property  laxes if (hey feel it  justified. Some have  doubled in one year,  which is ridiculous. Mass  protest is a good way lo  show dissatisfaction.  Don'l leave il lo someone else! It musl be  especially hard on people  retired and on set incomes. They cannol raise  iheir income by strikes or  extra jobs. So, wrile lo  your local MP, Area  Director, and Area  Assessor.  To the people who  have not met Evans Herman, her many friends  wouid say what a shame.  Having known Evans as  a friend and co-worker  has been one of the very  nice things that happened lo me. Evans is now  resuming her teaching of  Hatha Yoga. The classes  are being conducted at  Evans' home on Francis  Peninsula. Call Evans  and check her schedule  for a pleasant, healthful  way lo exercise.  Port Mellon  Auxiliary  Fifteen members  gathered at the home of  Margie Neilsen for the  first meeting of ihe year,  chaired by vice-president  Betty Kiloh.  A record has been kept  since the beginning of  September of volunteer  hours spent on making  baby clothes and toys.  As a result, Bernice  Bader made Ihe following interesting observa-  lions. A total of 661  hours were spent on this  endeavour alone by a  great many members. In  ihe Gift Shop, 16  volunteers totalled 210  hours. In addition, we  have one member, Eva  Webb,  who  has  spent  Thank You!!  For the fantastic response to our  INSTANT  DOUBLE-SHIELD  Inside Storm Windows.  Our phone has rung off the hook with  happy customers who now find their  windows warmer, quieter and free of  energy-robbing drafts.  There is still lots of winter weather to  come, so don't delay���call today for  a free, no obligation estimate. Fast  service and top quality guaranteed.  Beat the energy price rises now with  Instant Double-Shield Inside Storm  Windows���the ultimate way to insulate windows. 1981 prices still in  ��ff��ct  SEASIDE PROPERTIES  886-2779 886-2779  138 hours as a hospital  visitor. The people who  purchase the ever-  popular baby garments  from the Gift Shop, will  be pleased to learn lhat  iheir choice will be made  easier as the items will be  sized.  Margaret Barton and  her Merry-Go-Round  bridge players were  thanked for their con-  linued contributions.  Doreen Dockar's  nominations for officers  for 1982 were elected by  acclamation and are as  follows: President, Edith  Simmons; Vice-  president, Betty Kiloh;  Secretary, Margaret  Hunter; Treasurer, Betty  McCallum; Publicity,  Ella Grant.  The installation of the  new officers will be held'  at our next meeting at  the home of Helen  Milburn, Soames Point,  Thursday, February  11th, 1982.  Those of you who  know Gladys Booth will  be pleased to learn that  she was presented wilh a  Life Pin from British  Columbia Hospital Auxiliaries for 15 devoted  years of volunteer work  for the hospital. As a  charter member of Port  Mellon Hospital Auxiliary and also one of the  instigators of the Thrift  Shop, a more deserving  person would be difficult  to find. She is still active  in our group and puts in  many hours at Ihe Thrift  Shop. Congraiulalions  to Gladys  by Ruth Forrester  885-2418  Auxiliary    Meetings  Change:  For the months of  February and March the  Halfmoon Bay Hospital  Auxiliary will be holding  its regular monthly  meetings on Tuesday  afternoon instead of the  usual Monday evening.  Tuesday, February 2nd  at 1:30 p.m. and then the  Tuesday of March 2nd  are the scheduled  changes. Some of the  members are not loo  happy to drive at nighl  so this change of time  will be a welcome one.  Location is the same at  ihe Welcome Beach  Community Hall, and a  gentle reminder that annual dues of $1.50 are  now due. A good turnout would be nice as Ihe  nexl meeting will be (he  one at which activities  for the coming season  will be planned. New  members are always  made most welcome and  are badly needed.  Carpel bowling is  under way again at the  hall on Monday afternoons starting at 1:30  p.m. Some new faces  would also be most  welcome there too. A  pleasant way lo spend a  fun Monday afternoon.  For (hose of you interested in an afternoon  of bridge or any other  card games on Sunday  afternoons at the hall  you are asked to contact  Olive Comyn at  885-2378. If there is sufficient interest the games  could commence on  January 31st.  Get in Shape:  Verily Purdy's "Body  Newness" class will be  starling up for another  session on Monday mor-  Pender  Auxiliary  The regular meeting of  the Pender Harbour  Auxiliary was held on  January 13th at St. Andrew's Church Hall. At  1:30 p.m. the meeting  was opened, chaired by  the new executive for  1982.  Two Teas are planned  for Ihe coming months.  The first being the  Volunteer's Luncheon in  February, to be held in  Sechelt for all the Coast  Auxiliaries. This is a bring your own lunch affair, tea and coffee will  be served. There will be  guest speakers. In May  the Pender Harbour  Auxiliary will hold a Spring Tea at St. Andrew's  Church.  Doreen Webb has  donated a beautiful bone  china tea set for six in the  Mikado pattern, by  Royal Albert as a raffle  prize. Winning ticket will  be drawn at the Spring  Tea.  The next regular  meeting is February 10th  at Si. Andrew's Chuich.  See you there!  ning of February 8th.  This most enjoyable  course is open to women  who have passed the ripe  old age of forty and  everyone who would care  to join this fun group  will be made most  welcome.  Have been a bit out of  touch with local happenings due to the fact that I  goofed off to Los  Angeles wilh my sister  and her husband who are  visiting from Scotland.  Had a lovely holiday but  a bit of an unfortunate  follow-up when the day  after our return home,  my sister was whipped  into St. Mary's Hospital  suffering a heart attack  and is at present receiving the finest of care  there. They were due to  fly home next week, but  will, of course, have lo  wail a while for thai.  There is always some  kind of small consolation when something like  this occurs and the one in  this case was that we  were grateful that il happened here and not down  in California. Many  thanks to the kind,  thoughtful people who  have expressed concern  Dance at the Hall:  Don'l forget that there  is a dance at the  Welcome Beach Hall this  Saturday, January 30th  sponsored by our own  local  Recreation  Com  mission. This will be a  real fun night and all  local residents are  welcome. Too bad that  once again it clashes with  the Rabbie Burns night  at the legion as this takes  away the Scottish folk of  the area who wouldn't  miss a Burns night for  anything.  Audrey's Coffee Service]  Modern Coffee Makers supplied  & serviced at no charge  Pay only for supplies you use  No office too big  or too small  NEVER  RUN OUT  885-3716  Let us pave your  driveway or play area!  B.A. Blacktop have been paving  driveways and home recreational areas  (or twenty-three years. It is quite likely  that some of the better paving around  homes that you have seen was done by  us. If you have a paving job in mind, let us  quote on it. You'll discover, as many have  before that B.A. Quality costs no more.  Sometimes it even costs a little less.  B.A. can "JET SEAL" your new or  existing blacktop driveway to protect it  from oil or gas spills.  s  *UCKT0P  PAVING OF  INDUSTRIAL SITES  ROADS  PARKING AREAS  TENNIS COURTS  Alao grading, graval aalea,  soil cement, drainaga  &curba.  B.A. BLACKTOP  Porpoise Bay Road, Sechelt, B.C.  885-5151  Held Office: P.O. Box 16340, North Vwwuver. B.C. 98S0611  PEOPLE   GOME FIRST AT  PRICES EFFECTIVE: WED. JAN. 27TH-SAT. JAN. 30TH  IER  I'llA.  PEACHES 14 oz 69c  I.G.A.  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Stir Fried Pork With Leek  I lb. lean pork  4 cloves garlic, minced  I tablespoon My sauce  '/a teaspoon sugar  I tablespoon Chinese cooking wine  I tablespoon cornstarch m  J leeks  seasoning i teaspoon sugar  Ingredients i/, teaspoon msg  2 tablespoons soy sauce  4 tablespoons cooking oil  1. Remove all fat from pork and cut Into Vt" thick slices. Pound the slices lightly. Mix well with seasoning ingredients and marinate  for 30 minutes.  2. Cut the leeks Into 2" slices and wash thoroughly.  3. Heat the oil In a wok or fry pan and fry the pork slices until lightly browned.  4. Add the leek and stir fry for 3 minutes.  5. Add sugar, msg and soy sauce. Stir fry for 2 more minutes. Serve Immediately.  Fried Chicken Strips ��� tablespoon soy sauce  I chicken breast ' "Weipoon oyster sauce  I beaten egg ' <��4spoon sugar  1 tablespoons finely chopped onion ��� tablespoon Chinese cooking urine  1 clove garlic, finely chopped M"  2 tablespoons cornstarch < tablespoon chopped parsley  1. Bone the chicken breast and cut the meat diagonally Into '/<" strips. Place In a bowl and pour the beaten egg. onion and garlic  over.  2. Mix cornstarch, oyster sauce, sugar, wine and salt and stir Into chicken mixture. Marinate for at least 15 rrtlnutes.  3. Heat oil in deep fat fryer and fry strips a few at a time until golden and crisp. Drain well. At the end when all strips are cooked,  they can all be crisped up quickly and drained once more.  4. Toss chicken strips In parsley and serve Immediately.  Chinese Style Fried Rice  2 cups cooked rice  2 tablespoons cooking oil  I medium slie onion, chopped coarsely  I cup shrimps  1. In a wok or fry pan heat oil and fry onion until brown.  2. Lower the heat and add shrimps, green pepper and rice. Saute gently until the mixture starts to brown. Stir continuously until the  rice becomes hot.  3. Add the soy sauce, salt and spice powder. Stir In the beaten eggs and continue to stir for 2 to 3 minutes. Serve immediately.  Vi cup green pepper, sliced  1 tablespoon soy sauce  2 beaten eggs  V, teaspoon salt  Vt teaspoon 5 spice powder  D4IRy  *^      Kraft ��� Process ��� Deluxe Slices  cheese   500 gm    ZiD9  Better Bay  margarine   ��.,.3/'1.49  fCCZEN fCCD  Minute Maid ��� Concentrate  orange iulce    as-'1.29  McCain's  pizza subs      340'2.39  .������������....���������.���-v.,-1.!.1-.'���.'������. .,...UL-,  Happy New Year  Nest Lewis  (Former Home Economics Teacher)  The  PoP  Shoppe  12 - 30 oz/850 ml $5.99      24 -10 oz/300 ml $5.49  Any Flavour Any Flavour  Day by day. Item by Item, we do more for you  in providing variety, quality and friendly service.  'We reserve the right to limit quantities'  Gower Point Rd.. Gibsons 888-2257  Free Delivery to the Wharf  fllllrls   Phone  Today  for a trial  Tomorrow!  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Approximate  == weight: 100 -130 lbs.  == (Boning ft trimming will .lightly incTMw pric. per pound)  ���ii  SHOP     TALI\   by Bill Edney  On Points of View  Now that we've read all (?) the details about th. $90,000 'payment for information' deal, we will still  no doubt be divided as to what should or should not have been done. Considering the results, in all its  aspects, my point of view has been that it was an effective, economical solution. Much has been written for the varying points of view, but when a tough decision has to be made, full well knowing that it  will cause a furore, it takes courage to do so. I am disgusted with the many of those in the media who  used this as a ntijana to whip up dlvjslon and confusion In th. minds of th. public for their own profit.  :��� Thanks should^ lo those with greater wisdom who crossed political paths, such as Alex McDonald,  NDP, former Attorney-General, who said he would have done the same under the circumstances, and  that tough old politician of Vancouver council, Mr. Harry Rankin, who also supported Attorney-  General Williams' actions.  And finally, I thought John Burnside's editorial last week on the subject expressed it all very lucidly,  and correctly from my point of view.  To pillory continuously our political leaders, never giving credit when credit is due. seems to be the  sole purpose of most of the media. It seems to be a Canadian pastime. How can we expect anyone  worth their salt to step forward and offer themselves in the service of the public, when whoever is in  power seems to deserve nothing but harrassment from the media. Can they not be more constructive?  From polities lo the Sale ol meat...  Meat Sale  In this week's ad you will see our butcher is making a special offering of 'Racks of Beef at $1.58 per  pound. This is a very good buy. My private information is that the price of beef will, in all likelihood,  start to rise next week. I am not encouraging our customers to speculate as to what the prices will be in  the forthcoming months. As everyone knows beef has come down a long way since the ranch herds  came on the market last fall. We have bean given to understand the prices have now "bottomed out".  I had a good look at our meat counter today, and if I have to say so myself, I will. The selection is  great, and of course, the quality has always been good because we buy only the best, and our men  know what to do with it when they cut it.  Fresh lamb and veal are most always on hand, as well as a good variety of poultry. Ask for our own  "home-made' beef sausage if you want a good treat and a change. We are trying to get our own identifying labels, so that you can more easily recognise them.  '3.29  TELEPHONE INDEX  - Fits under your telephone.  - Auto open index tray.  Reg. $14.95  SPECIAL PURCHASE PRICE  ���9.99  lilBSONS  CLINIC  PHARMACY  Inquire about  our  PATIENT  ICI(OICI)  PLAN  886-8191  Nen ig MeaicaiC c 0  ���JSZ.   ' Varictp s  Pell ind HeAth  .foot)*  Sheba  COFFEE  Mocca J��v��    m  Filter Grind   9$ ~  400 gm. tin "���S  Jgm.  886-2936  RDP liuoKiture  816-7744   dDtt  ssssaf.UJr  THE BEST SALE  IN TOWN  20% Off  AH ����������*, Came* ft  StetrMiery Itrms  ENDS JAN. 31  Shop with confidence).  Our prices are very competitive.  We will not be undersold on these advertised items.  We fully guarantee everything we tell  to be satisfactory or money cheerfully refunded. Coast News, January 25,1962  The Kid From  Hell's Kitchen  Jimmy had high hopes  for his nexl film City For  Conquest and it remains  one of his best roles.  This lime, ihe toughness  is leavened with considerable poignancy.  Ably backed by a fine  casl including Ann  Sheridan and Arthur  Kennedy, he plays a boxer who fights his way up  from ihe guller, only lo  be blinded in Ihe ring by  a treacherous opponent,  li is an excellent film.  Conquest was followed by a stylish period  comedy The Strawberry  Blonde, set in I9IU New  York. Il co-siarrcd  Olivia Dc Haviland and  Rila Hayworth (borrowed from Columbia Pictures) in ihe title role.  Cagney (playing a cocky  dcniisi called Biff  Grimes), gels lo romance  both ladies during Ihe  course of ihe picture.  The same story had been  I*  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  TetaeoenmueiecjeJemi CormntMtort  Carta* ekl.eM  notice: decision  Jecision CRTC 82-39.  Kilkatla Developments Ltd..  Kilkalla, B.C. (811755800):  following a public hearing in  Vancouver on 22 October.  1981, Ihe CRTC announces  lhal it approves the application by Kilkalla  Developments Limited for a  licence to carry on a broadcasting receiving undertaking to serve Kitkatla by  distributing the signals of  the Canadian Satellite Communications Inc. (CANCOMI  network and other broadcasting services. The Commission will issue a licence  expiring 30 September,  1985. subject to conditions  to be specified In it. The  boundaries olthe service  area will also be specified In  the licence.  Canada  filmed in 1933 wilh a  miscast Gary Cooper.  Cagney was much better-  suiled to the role and  performs vigorously.  Cagney's next twb  films were rather undistinguished. The Bride  Came C.O.D., a contemporary comedy with  Belie Davis, is a slighl  film, unworthy of its  talented stars. Captains  of the Clouds is a World  War Two propaganda  piece and Cagney's first  film in technicolor. He  plays a bush pilot who  joins the Royal Canadian Air Force. Cagney  does what he can with  the thin role but the real  star of the picture is the  excellent aerial  photography. A unique  feature of the cast is ihe  addition of real life  World War One air ace,  Billy Bishop, who plays  himself.  Cagney had almost  reached the end of his  contractual period wilh  Warner Brothers. He  was destined lo climax  this fruitful period of his  career with one of his  greatest roles. James  Cagney was literally  born lo play the Irish  song and dance man,  George M. Cohan.  Cohan himself (when he  finally allowed Warners  lo film his life slory)  specifically requested  thai Cagney be given the  pan. The resultant pic  ture Yankee Doodle  Dandy, was a rousing  success on all counts.  Calling on all his skills,  Cagney threw everything  he had into the role. In  the song and dance sequences, he virtually  became Cohan.  Warners, in Iheir turn,  did not stint on the production. Their efforts  paid off. The film  garnered three Academy  Awards, including  Cagney for Best Actor.  Oddly enough, the picture was not made in colour but litis does little to  detract from its power. Il  remains a classic of  Americana.  Following his departure from Warners,  Cagney formed his own  production company  with his brother,  William. Their first film  was an odd and slow-  paced period piece called  Johnny Come Lately.  Cagney plays a washed-  up newspaperman called  Tom Richards who  jumps off a freight train  in a small Midwestern  town and helps a lady  editor (played by revered  stage actress Grace  George in her only film  role) expose graft al a  local orphanage. Cagney  gives the part his best  shot but the net result is  pretty lepid stuff.  The brothers fared  much better wilh their  second production Blood  On The Sun, which  found Cagney back in a  solid action role. Set in  pre World War Two  Japan, it concerns an  American editor who uncovers a pre-Pearl Harbour plot for world conquest. Cagney learned  judo for this one and the  pace is fast and furious.  Next, he freelanced at  20th Century Fox in a  tense, semi-documentary  spy picture called 13 Rue  Madeleine. Cagney plays  Bob Sharkey, the leader  of an espionage team  thai parachutes into occupied France. The film  crackles wilh authenticity and suspense is  heightened by the fact  thai one of ihe learn is a  double agent.  The Cagneys took a  definite gamble wilh  their next independent  effort. They undertook  to film William  Saroyan's poetic fantasy  The Time Of Your Life.  Like Eugene O'NeiPs  The Iceman Cometh  (which it superficially  resembles) Saroyan's  play revolves entirely  around a group of  characters in a bar. Long  on dialogue and short on  action, the film could  have been a boring fiasco  in the wrong hands. But  Cagney (backed by a  crack, hand-picked casl  including Broderick  Crawford, William Ben-  dix and Ward Bond)  brought the characters lo  life and made il all work.  Saroyan himself was  delighted wilh the production and gave il his  unqualified blessing.  to be continued  ���            '  GlbRonR Public  library  Tuesday  2-4p.m.  Wednesday  2-4p.m.  Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm.  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  886-2130  LPHll��  CABARET  Tuesday - Saturday  Jan. 26th - 30th  The Comedy Rock Sounds of  NICK DANGER  Scene from "Silence of the North".  At the Twilight  TL!.       ...Aat# .fnrlinn . ...  41     __.l ������.��  This week, starting  Wednesday, January 27  and running until Saturday, January 30, the  Twilight Theatre  features Continental  Divide, starring John  Belushi, Blair Brown,  Allen Goorwitz and Val  Avery. Continental  Divide is a comedy which  pits a Chicago  newspaper man, with  hard-bitten urbane attitudes against a lady  naturalist in the Rocky  Mountains. Well written  and produced, this film  is a good one.  January 31, and running  until Tuesday, February  2, will be Silence of the  North starring Ellen  Burstyn in an expensively produced outdoors  adventure based on the  autobiography of Olive  Frederickson, who  pioneered with her trapper husband, Walter  Reamer, in the northern  Alberta of 1919. Olive's  struggles in the hostile  environment particularly  after the death of her  husband and the midwinter loss of her cabin,  make an incredible tale  u e~~~  .........    H    Beginning   Sunday, . of hardship and survival  Community Forum  Channel Ten  CHANNEL TEN  Gibsons  Tuesday, January 26  CHANNEL TEN  Sechelt  Thursday, January 28  7:00 p.m.  Live...Live...from our  studio in Gibsons, we bring you the Elphinstone  Drama Program. Judith  Wilson, drama teacher,  hosts tonight's live show  along with her students;  Stephanie Sheridan,  Debbie Harrison, Sheree  Wolansky, Darcy St.  Dennis and Gillian  Johns.    Featured in this show  will be highlights of the  1981 drama productions.  Taped in Elphinstone  gym, you will see  highlights from the two  melodramas "One  Month To Pay or The  Sailor's   Return"   and  "Temptations Sordit or  Virtue Rewarded".  Also featured will be  highlights of the drama  class in action. Drama  students will be seen  demonstrating exercises  and dance movements  that are practiced during  class to develop techniques necessary for drama  training. Also students  will perform scenes from  the plays, "Bad Seed"  and "Crucible".  The technical crew for  the live show will be provided by the Community  Broadcasting students,  Andy Maragos, Anne  Watt, Kenna Marshall  and Vicki Hawken.  Join us for an exciting  evening of live television.  We are Coast Ten  Television, Community  Television for the Sunshine Coast.  Adjudicator chosen  Dance adjudicator for  this year's Sunshine  Coast Music Festival will  be Norman Leggatt of  Norlh Vancouver. Mr.  Leggatt is a well-known  choreographer, teacher,  director and producer  wilh 25 years experience  in ten countries on three  continents.  He has worked in  every field of entertainment in every possible  medium, and has adjudicated festivals from  B.C. to Eastern Canada.  LASSIFIED NOTE  Classilied al Ca  Family Shoes. Se  Madeira Park Ph  His teaching positions  have been with the Royal  Winnipeg Ballet, The  Anna Wyman School of  Dance, Simon Fraser  University and others,  This past summer Mr.  Leggatt choreographed  "The Curse of the  Werewolf" for Ihe Vancouver Playhouse, and  directed "Anne of Green  Gables" for Ihe Burnaby  Heritage Theatre.  The dance porlion of  the festival is shaping up  nicely, wilh over 100 entries from the Sunshine  Coasl and Lower  Mainland, and ihe  Festival Committee is  very pleased lo welcome  Mr. Leggall as adjudicator.  Playing Tues. & Wed.  8:30 pm- 12:30 am  Thursday: 9 pm - 1:30 am  Fri. & Sat.: - 9 pm ��� 2 am  ELPHIE'S  HOURS  Tues. & Wed.: 7 pm-1 am  Thurs. - Sat.: 7 pm ��� 2 am  CLOSED  SUN. & MON.  ��������a>a>a>a>a>a>a>��#��a>��a>��a>annn>��an)  TWILIGHT THEATRE  by Rae Ellingham  Week Commencing January 25th.  General Notes: Interlocking planetary configurations indicate the  most eventful period of  the month. Sun square  Jupiter warns beware of  over-optimism. Venus  square Pluto advises end  intense relationship or  power-struggle. Saturn  and Pluto both 'stationary' in Libra bring a  swift end to many stale  associations or partnerships. The New Moon in  Aquarius says it's the  right lime to join groups,  clubs, societies or community activities.  ARIES (March 21 -  April 19)  New Moon introduces  fresh faces from a  distance, all wilh lively  original ideas. Prepare lo  direct more energy into  local venture or group  project. Marital or partnership dilemma reaches  cross-roads. Aries persons born around April  12-17 face tough decisions. Those born April  5 - 6 should protect the  head all week.  TAURUS (April 20 -  May 20)  New Moon emphasises  your prestige, local  reputation and chance  for further accomplishments. Unexpected financial aid  means you'll try experimental approach.  Long-distance message  announces surprise ending the lingering problem. Health or employment matter now  demands more serious or  drastic measures.  GEMINI (May 21 -  June 21)  New Moon brings  unusual partnership proposal from a distance.  Mate or close associate  will help provide original  material for this latest  scheme. Loved one's  financial affairs are  about lo be investigated.  Results of recent gamble  are disturbing. Single  Geminis quit intense  romantic struggle.  CANCER (June 22 -  July 22)  New Moon draws attention to other people's  money or possessions.  Smart co-worker fights  for your rights over borrowed equipment, credit  charges or hiked insurance premiums. Partner or loved one announces startling  household changes.  Cancer persons born  around July 9, 15 or 19  face major domestic  shake-ups.  LEO (July 23 -  August 22)  New Moon offers  another templing partnership gamble. Close  associate is willing lo  share big risk over  unusual consignment.  Deal looks profitable if il  excludes other family  members. Employment  or health problem is ter-  minataed. Local  journeys need extra care  all week. Leos born July  27 should Iry latest  methods.  VIRGO (Aug. 23 -  Sep). 22)  New Moon suggests  more speed and  originality where you  perform daily tasks.  Ideas worked out at  home should be used at  job-site. Looks like  you're tiring of humdrum romance, pleasures  or pastime. Battle over  risks and irresponsibility  continues. Virgos born  August 27 - 28 must ac  cept   domestic   disrup- X  tions. i  LIBRA (Sept. 23 -     '   "  Oct 23)  Mars,   Saturn   and���  Pluto in your sign pro- ���  mise   a   life-changing  week with endings, new  starts,  family  surprises  and   added   responsibilities.   Librans  born  around October 10,16 or ,  20  are  affected   most. ,  Meanwhile New  Moon  lines up unexpected local  opportunities.   Small- ,  time gamble yields ins- |  tanl cash Friday morning.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24 ���  Nov. 22)  New Moon coincides  with revised rules,  routines and schedules  where you live. Surprise  cash-bonus helps smooth  domestic re  arrangements.    Your  home becomes meeting  place  for large group.  Younger      Scorpios  shouldn't hitch-hike this  weekend. Jupiter brings.  belter fortune to those  born Nov. 1, 2.  SAGITTARIUS  (Nov. 23-Dec. 21)  New Moon brings  unusual letter, message  or phone call. Unex-  pected short trip offers  chance to display your  independence or ,  originality. Financial  disagreement wilh so-  called friend is resolved. .  Long-range venture halls  temporarily. Sagitiarians  born Nov. 26 - 27 are ,  presently rebellious and  unco-operative.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 -  Jan. 19)  Venus back in your  sign squaring Pluto  warns against intense encounters wilh powerful  persons. Capricorns  born Jan. 15-18 now attract undesirable  associates. New Moon  brings fresh financial  backing from least expecled sources, Career  upheavals continue for  those tired of dreary  assignments, those born  Jan. 13 - 16 arrive al a  major crossroads of life.  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 -  Feb. 18)  New Moon in your  sign well aspected lo  Uranus favours a more  tolerant altitude and less  traditional approach to  every-day activities. Anticipate a drastic change  in religious or  philosophical standpoint  this Sunday. It's Ihe  right lime lo gel involved  with large-scale community venture. Stay  clear of secluded place or  seductive person litis  weekend.  PISCES (Feb. 19 ���  Mar. 20)  New Moon recommends more lime lo  yourself lo analyse recent opportunity lo  boost your image or  local reputation. Seek  advice of wiser, more  trustworthy companions. Best ignore  fascinating, smooth-  talking stranger at  weekend get-together.  Loved one's financial  situation reaches alarming bul manageable;  crises point. I  WANTED  Used Furniture  and What Have You  lit USED  Wi' buy Beer Hollies i  888-2812  Gibsons Legion  Branch  "GEMINI"  Fri. & Sat.  Jan. 29th & 30th  Members &  Guests Welcome  V  #109 Coast News, January 25,1982  On divorce  by Bob Hunter  Divorce.  The word is always uttered in a whisper, as  though it was a loathsome thing.  It has the ring of failure, defeat, ruin. It's like  being hit by a curse. It is  to be avoided at all costs.  When the statistics arc  trotted out, divorce is  always listed as a minus,  while marriage gets a  plus sign.  To have been divorced  is somehow nol quite as  heroic as still being married. Or at least, that's  the general attitude.  Yet the truth is that  divorce was the greatest  invention since marriage.  I'd hate to live in a world  without it.  And I think anyone  who is objective will  agree that most of the  real tragedies are the  marriages that go on that  shouldn't.  Frankly, I don'l see  many marriages that  look like totally groovy  relationships. In most  cases, husband and wife  are locked into a series of  Byzantine ego-struggles  with each other in which  unresolved neurotic  hangups are worked out,  invariably at the expense  of  rational   behaviour.  You know what I mean?  To understand  divorce, we have to have  at least a clue about the  nature of marriage. Of  course it has been  romanticized in  mainstream Western  culture in the last couple  of centuries.  But basically it has  always been a form of  bondage, of slavery - or  hierarchical paternalism,  to coin a phrase.  I'm a bit of an expert  on divorce. My mother  and father got divorced  when I was a kid. I got  divorced myself after  Iwelve years of marriage.  My brother's marriage  lasted roughly the same  amount of time before  grinding to a fairly horrifying end.  I've seen���and felt���  the effects il has on the  adults involved, the inlaws, the parents, the  grandparents, and,  above all, upon the  children. And that's not  counting the suffering of  the pets involved.  Or, for that matter,  the loss experienced by  couples you knew who,  now that you're on your  own or with someone  new, it just doesn't work  with any longer.  I've often tried lo  figure out whether the  fact that my parents got  divorced had anything to  do with the fact that 1  wound up getting divorced myself.  Probably it did, but  you could go nuts trying  to Figure out every little  twist and warp in your  mind. Maybe this means  my own kids are doomed  to go through divorces,  too. Some sort of social  pattern.  Even if that were the  case, I'd have to say:  Terrific.  1 think that in almost  100 per cent of the cases  where people get divorced, they wind up happier  for it in the long run.  And I mean all of them.  The couple. The kids.  The grandparents.  Although maybe not  the in-laws. There is a  tendency for the in-laws  to get lost in these shuffles. But so be it.  Just as marriage has  been hopelessly romanticized, the drama of  divorce has been hyped  as the end of the world.  It isn't. For most, it's  like an escape from a  loony bin, even if half  the lunacy was their  own.  Don't    knock    it.  Divorce    is    great.  Generally, I recommend  it.  At least once.  Children's  poet  to read  The  RDP   Bookstore  prtitnti   a  REAL  BIRTHDAY SALE  Starts Monday Jan. 18  Ends Sunday Jan. 31  Books, Games  jN     & Stationery items  This includes POCKET BOOKS  A tree bookmark with evtry purchatt  |i This Sale does not include Postcards  and Roadmaps. No Books will be put  aside or ordered at Sale Prices.  RDP  Boohstore  886-7744  mimmilliMMiMm  Double, bill at Creek Hall  by Ken Dalgleish  An interesting double  bill is being featured in  Roberts Creek Hall  Saturday, January 30th,  with two exceptional,  bands playing music  from totally different  eras and geographies.  The Kal Kickers play  30's and 40's swing and  Swamp Grass is a fool  slompin' bluegrass band.  Both these styles lake a  high degree of masiery  of the idiom and are a  product of a long  itcritage of musical ideas  passing down through  general ions of musicians.  I have to adntii my  partiality for these more  esoteric forms of music.  I gave up on A.M. radio  years ago and suppose  thai, being a musician, I  look for a high degree of  artistic and technical  skill in a band and don'l  give a whit aboul hearing  the lop 40 replayed.  I  also have lo admit par-  lialily here...I am the  piano player for the Kal  Kickers.  For those who can  venture into the complexities of rhythm  without the ofiimes  cumbersome guide of a  heavy on Ihe beal bass  drum, ihe music is  delightful. The guitar  soloists arc exceptional.  Django Kienhardl, ihe  legendary guitarisl who  first formed this type of  group (wilh Slephan  Grapelli on violin) is one  of (he greatest Soloists in  history, and his slyle of  lasl and harmonically  winy playing is carried  on by ihe Kai Kickers in  line slyle.  Michael Dunn, a  Coasl residenl for many  years, is ihe Inspiration  behind this band and his  coming irip lo Europe  threatens to make this  Roberts Creek engage-  mem the Kai Kicker's  lasi performance,  Swamp Grass played  for Sea Cavalcade on ihe  wharf and I heard them  briefly complete a sound  check. I remember standing in awe as the fastest  mandolin player I've  heard ripped off a lew  licks. They are, from all  reports, ihe besi  bluegrass on ihe wesl  coasl. For everyone into  good music, Ihe old hall  is definitely ihe place on  January 30lh.  SEMI-ANNUAL   SALE  CONTINUES  20% OFF ALL BOOKS  ��tl*tf ***   >^*   m. Exempt PockU Book*     |  Up to 50% Off  Selected Titles  Cowrie St.   Sechelt    88515*7  by Joy Graham  Say "Alligator Pie,  Alligator Pie," 10 any  kid and they will chant  back, "If I don'l gel  some, I think I'm gonna  die."  Governor General  Award winning poet,  Dennis l.ee, Canada's  own lrtucll-loved "Edward Lear" is coming 10  the Sunshine Coasl! He  is taking lime oul from a  session al UBC lo read  for ihe local school  children and in addition,  lo perform at the Aris  Cenlre, Sechelt, Thursday, February 4ih at 7:01)  p.m.  In litis, the first of  three free readings planned for this Spring, you  mighi meet "Wellington  the Skeleton", "The  Abominable Fairy of  Bloor Street", "Mister  Hoobody" and many  more of Lee's zany  characters who live in ihe  imaginations of millions  of children thanks lo  such books as Nicholas  Knock and other People.  Wiggle to The  l.uudromal, and of  course, Alligator Pie.  Lee's Intent has always  been lo give Canadian  children a sense of iheir  particular lime and  space.  The reading starts ai  7:00 p.m., so lhal  parents can bring iheir  children. The first half  of ihe program will be  especially suitable lor the  young al heart. Urine a  cushion and come early  as sealing is limited.  There's No Business \h SNOW Business  Much needed repairs lo Ihe bridges and pathways of  Cliff Gilker Park are mm Underway,'thanks lo Ihe"  efforts of Kalimuvikers   Germain Jean of Petit  Koeher, N.H., and Marnie l.cyden of Winnipeg.  'truHllrruir I'Iiiiii,  FM the Best Act in Town c*m u  UUWH AOTiCMY  BBB-7199  Hwy. 101,  Gibsons  Thetwoleading  authorities on Autoplan.  i  i  twyiw to uttlcoHte ia ike  POETRY AND PROSE  *\    READINGS  TtacE & HCeduAa, Secltett  ��� DENNIS LEE   Tbw. Fcfowwij 4fk ot 7:00 pm  a "JaHaty' went  Up NICHOL/STEVE MCCAFFERY  I  I  1\um. Fetowwy Hid, 8:00 pm  lioiiwft. Juwaj, efecWt��J��g   GLADYS HINDMARCH/BILL SCHERMBRUKER���  FiiAuj, Htattk 26Ck. 8:00 pm  b�� \m [kirn imiim  Sbwvtd htj Ike Suttdwe Cml M�� Ceiutctt  owl Tlte Cowtda Ceuxcit  Mora Info: 886-92SO  I  1982 Motorist Kit  The one to read in advance of need.  Clear answers to the most frequently-  asked questions about Autoplan.  1982 Autoplan Agent  I ne one to see for expert guidance  in selecting the Autoplan options  that match your special needs.  Pick up your free copy whenyou renew this      W~\ INSURANCE  year-fromyour independent Autoplan Agent [      rPODDf^DATirWI  .WJ OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  or at any Motor Licence Office. 32  Sunshine Coast  Business Directory  COMMERCIAL ART  AUTOMOTIVE  MISC     SERVICES  100.  Design Drafting  886-7442  l6l|IMIITiPIIHktl.   ^  Automobile. Industrial and  Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt  mtiii.  Need this space?  Call tht COAST NEWS  886-2622 or 886-7817.  NEED TIRES?     Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  TIMtttUtMNNON CINTM  886-2700     886-8167'  Hwy. tot, |u��t West ol Gibsons  SUPERSHAPE  UNISEX  HAIR DESIGN  ���fHUB   Cowrie St. Sechelt  Wayne Ross  Excavating Ltd.  For all your Backhoe Needs  Roberts Creek tv��. 885-5617^  ���aW '     M~���  Motors  iropean  885-9466  Village Tile Co.  CERAMIC TILE SALES AND INSTALLATIONS  Box 65  Sechelt  Joe Jacques  Phone       ,  885-361V  Brlttsr), Japan��� 6 Domwllc Service 6 Pari* J  j.f.w. excawtihb LTD.  elaatlcFWIS eEK8WD0MeCMarttf e  Heed Rd. 88WB71 Gibsons  Ofl|||ie5aK AUTOMOTIVE 886-7919  "��� Parts ��� Sales ��� Service  REPAIRS TO ALL MAKES  "The Rad Shop"       COLLISION REPAIRS  Hwy 101, Gibsons B.C.A.A.  Approved  l-i. |1  886-7359  Conversion  Windows,  Glass,  Auto & Marine Glass, Aluminum Windows  & Screens, _,       Mirrors  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  J.B. EXCAVATING 886-9031  Water, nwer, drainage instillation  ��&  ��� DumpTrack  ���Backhoe  ��� Cat  ��� Land Clearing       w��  Free Estimates  ��� Septic Fields    '  R. & J. SERVICES LTD.  Repair & Rebuilding of:  ALTERNATORS ��� STARTERS ��� GENERATORS  Paine Rd., Gibsons 8*6-9963  885-5225'  CHIMNEVCLEANINB  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  Fireplaces Furnaces        OH Stows  ���GIBSONS BULLDOZING  I EXCAVATING LTD.  Gravel ��� Fill ��� Logging  Backhoe ��� Dozers ��� Loaders  Gordon Plows       886-9984     R.R. 4. Pratt Rd.  VOLF  VERSATILE TRACTOR ��  FOR HIRE  BY CONTRACT OR HOURLY  BACKHOE ��� PLOUGH _* ***��.  ROTOTILLER ��� RAKE 686-2931,  F &L CONTRACTORS  Landclearing, road building, logging,  tree removal  excavations & gravel.  886-9872  PLUMBING  Reggie The Sweep  RR2  Gibsons. British Columbia! VON 1V0  886-7484    Reg Piwtlit*  D  885-7408  Bruce Hayter  Box 2050  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  B.H. MECHANICAL  Phmbug - Cufitting  U   I  ting I  'COD m?V*mlm?t\   Have i look  TOP SOIL        Call 885-7496  Clean black soil from Surrey  Also haul sand gravel and fill  ���     MARNOR HOLD1WOS LTD.  HEATIIMC  ICG CANADIAN PROPANE LTD.  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  ���*���       * Feed        * Fencing  *.Pet Food   �����.Fertilizer. $%>  ���886-7527^rattRd. 0>  tr  Hwy. 101 Sechell between St. Marys |-.���,_,,���  Hospital ind Fortll Ringers Hul. ll/ANAUIAN  Mon.-Frl.   8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  THOMAS  HEATING  Danger Tree  Specialist  Toppmi.    FlIIIM.    IHirtMl    ...  We apologire lot inconvenience caused by laulty tdepnone r a  Please call evenings Tor nexl lillle wrme       NH-U78 J *  Ltd.  lions  Mick Alvaro     07 Cat a Hitachi Excavator  Contract Land Clearing  Road BnlMlnt     Subdivision*  ALVARO LOG CO. LTD.  Pratt Rd.    Gibsons  Day - 886-8555 Evas. ��� 886-9803  CALL NOW  886-7111  ELECTRICAL  TREE TOPPING/'  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs lor VIEW.  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  886-7850   Mary Volen    886-8597  u  CAVILL ELECTRIC CO.  ELECTR1C/\L CONTRACTING  KEITH CAVILL   ��� Residential  Bus: 886-9963       ��� Commercial aK"c  Res: 886-8793 ��� Industrial vonivo  J^  UPHOLSTERY  ALL REUPHOLSTER1NG DONE  Boat Tops & Seats    I  Now at Benner's B^etrft  in Sechelt 885-5216.  KEN DE VRIE8  LTD. FLOOR COVERINGS I  Carpet* ��� Tiles- Linoleum* ���  Hwy. 101. Qibsons Cowrie St.,  MB-7112 165-34  Box 214. Gibsons, B.C  ^^^^^H     VON WO  LECTRICAL  Wsjm)  CONTRACTING  Tom Fliegar   Phone 886-7868  APPLIANCES  Duraclean  Mastair  Cleianeara  Carpet & Furniture Cleaning Experts  e Residential or Commercial  Richard & Barb Laffere  886-8667 Gibsons, B.C.  BIN installations  17 Years Experience  Commercial And Residential  Floor Coverings  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Porl Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  mm  ���mjoMmmai If Caaa't lawSej CtfH mmkamm  In  CwfatCara  Bob Pill    tmamtimuam   ttS-tWtJ  high lilt  1-7064  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE]  HARRISON'S  APPLIANCE SALES  Parts and Service       leSjESf  I ,tS|l     Tuesday ��� Saturday 9 ��� 5    ||Hj  886-9959 Pratt Rd. Gibsons      "~~  Open Than. ��� tat, 10 a.m. ��� s p.n  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road. Gibsons, B.C.     886-2765J  SEASIDE RENTALS^  ��� Trv   Doaiaatic Industrial Equipment  L* '"'��� ���������� Track Rentals   2 locations  Sechelt  Inlet Avenue     Gibsons (oaeroeyota  ^ 885-2848        Hwy. 101 & Pratt 886-2848  MISC     SERVICES  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Household Moving 8 Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials lor Sale  Member Allied Van Lines  Phone 8*8-26*4 R.R. 1, Qibsons.  SUNSHINE COAST '  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers Available  888-9973  886-2938,  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  - CABINETS -  886-9411  Showroom above Twilight  mmmmmmmm Theatre  Open Set. 1Q-S or anytime ha appl.  :OAST   NEWS  t*.f%k\9.T Now Servln9tne  mmmjaax^gr ��� En,,re Sunahine Coast  No Rate Change  In Pendur Harbour Area  .Senior Citizens Discount  ORGAN AND PIANO LESSONS  YOU ENJOY Jii  a Beginning at Age 3 & Older  JESSIE MORRISON  I6H Marine Drive. Gibsons     886-9030J  Just one of the many such scei  Amnesty  Juan Chavez Hoyos, a unic  trade union worker in or It  the Hysla Steel Mill, was A  abducted in Mexico City men  in September I978. He won  was reputed as still alive to I  on   July   S,   1980  in Men  clandestine detention. bass  Amnesty International tawi  has a list of 400 people aboi  who have disappeared in resp  Mexico City since I972. Men  There  are  testimonies disp  from people who have indi  been released after being theii  held in incommunicado alio  detention   for   several cess  month;        released  prisoners   frequently T  testify to having been f1"011  tortured.  Many arrests of'  which have been brought l've  to  Amnesty   Interna- The  tiqnal's   attention   in e(i '  Mexico  have  been  of ,rle  people involved in trade Pris  Get ready  our  MINI-S  DRAPERIES <  Including Superlc  Woven Woods  Ken Delries  tV Son I.itl.  Crest Tooth]  Regular or mint  100 mL  PHARMASAVEP  Solaray co<  Humidifier  #444  PHARMASAVE PRICl The CBC experiment  ay such scenes during recent snowy weather.-j.*. a��.jd. ntoi.  58ty aids victims  os, a unions, student activities  :r in or land disputes.  , was Amnesty International  City members send carefully  . He worded courteous letters  alive to President Portello in  )   in Mexico City and to Am-  n. bassador Gomez in Ot-  ional tawa, expressing concern  :ople about "disappearances"  ed in respectfully  urging  the  1972. Mexican Government to  snies dispel uncertainty about  have individuals, to establish  being their  whereabouts  and  icado allow their families ac-  veral cess to them,  ased  tntly The effect of letters  been from 300,000 members  rrests of AI, prove how effec-  >ught tive an individual can be.  trna- The AI secretariat learn-  n   in ed on October, 1981 of  n  0f the   release   of   87  trade prisoners out of the 327  cases adopted by  AI.  There is over 70 countries in the world where  prisoners of conscience  are detained and often  tortured. Each of these  has been arrested  because of his or her  religious or political  beliefs, colour, sex,  ethnic origin or  language. None has used  or advocated violence.  Meetings are at St.  Bartholomew's Church  Hall, Gibsons at 7:30  p.m. every 1st and 3rd  Tuesday of the month.  For transportation and  information, phone  885-5232 for Roberts  Creek and Sechelt or  886-8390 for Gibsons to  Port Mellon.  ready for  our  ���l-SALE   on selected  RIES & WINDOW COVERINGS  Superior and Abbey  Woods and Blinds  by Maryanne West  Even if the CBC's new  National and Journal  sets "the standard  against which others are  measured" (heaven help  us!) or takes us "to the  very centre of all the daily excitement, controversy and ferment in  Canada and the world",  to quote the P.R. blurb,  I don't think I'm getting  my money's worth.  According lo Toronto  columnists the Journal  has already cost some  seven million dollars,  fancy new sets, redesigned studios (Nash is  reported as saying its the  first time he's had a real  wood desk on which to  rest his notes) and all  that electronic gimmickry, and who knows  what its annual budget  will run to with two hosts  (who waste too much  time introducing each  other), twenty or so  reporters, ten camera  crews around the world,  live satellite feeds etc.  Both the Watson Report  and the Ombudsman  have been axed to divert  iheir budgets to the Journal.  Quite apart from the  format of the news  package which I find  pretentious and nonproductive, fanfares,  visuals, a set or  background which  distracts the viewers attention, and unnecessary  interruptions to promote  what is still to come, as  though we are donkeys  who have to be encouraged with a carrot  on a stick, is the National any better than  before? I've watched it  now for a couple of  weeks and I can't frankly  say I notice any great improvement. The focus is  still on crime, disaster  ,- and stories which come..  with good picture poten- ,  tial,   admittedly   the1  shortcomings of all TV  news, but what did it  cost I wander to fly in a  crew to J* Bugaboos in  the KofJknays because  two toufMe had died in  an avalanche? Nice trip,  nice pictures, but surely  there were more important  issues  in  western  Canada?  In   moving  the   Na  tional to 10 o'clock (he  CBC still hasn't made  any attempt to address  the much more basic  problem for westerners,  that we're still getting a  news broadcast which is  four hours old. My complaint about the National  has always been that it's  little more than radio's  "The World at Six" with  pictures. That complaint  is now more, not less  correct. The National is  packaged and on air at 9  p.m. EST, the time we're  watching the 6 o'clock  news.  I understand the  CBC's concern that if it  doesn't wake-up the  competition from Pay-  TV and satellite programming will make  them redundant, but I  can't see that the present  changes will do anything  to make CBC more relevant to Canadians.  I suppose if the CBC's  centre of power had been  vested anywhere except  in Toronto and Ottawa,  they might have had a  better understanding of  the country as a whole  and the realities of the  geography of this country would have been addressed long ago. The  world, after all doesn't  grind to a halt just  because it's bedtime in  Toronto.  Am 1 not right in  thinking that one of the  most important issues in  Canada today is the lack  of understanding exhibited by Ottawa civil  servants and the Feds on  the one hand and the  Toronto based media on  the other, of the feelings,  aspirations and needs of  the rest of the country,  be it the Maritimes, the  Prairies, the North or  B.C.?  If   the   CBC   really  wants to make itself relevant to Canadians and  give a much needed service both to the diverse  regions of this country  and to those in Ottawa,  whose job it is to govern,  then why don't they  devote at least 75% of  Ihe Journal to discussion  on Canadian issues with  knowledgeable and sensitive spokesmen for all  parts of the country. Use  the electronic technology  to bring us together, but  discussions please, not  just a bunch of clowns  yelling at each other.  Surely the CBC can do,  better than these  shouting matches between the proponents of  differing points of view  to which we've been subjected. So far I haven't  gained anything except  anger and frustration at  the inept handling of so-  called dialogue. "Thank  you very much for talking lo us" Barbara  gushes, but no one was  talking to us, only at  each other. Inexcusable.  Of course the rest of  the world impinges on us  too, politically,  economically, environmentally and  culturally and it's nol  unlikely that different  parts of this country  have differing views  about foreign policy,  embargo on wheat to  Russia, sale of Candu  reactors, Ashing regulations, for example. Why  not let Ottawa hear those  opinions too?  The CBC always  makes the excuse that it  doesn't have enough  money to compete with  the Americans. Obviously money isn't  everything, maybe it  depends more upon how  you visualize your audience.  With no more  Locfll musician  takes his leave  The Coast will be losing the musical talents of  Stephen Hubert for the  next four or five months  while he heads south of  the border to put together a band and take it  on tour. First stop is  Spokane, Washington  where auditions will be  held and the band form  ed under Stephen's  leadership.  ���  Those who would like  to hear Stephen play  before he leaves, can  catch him at The Cedars  this Wednesday through  Saturday.  Stephen and family  will be back home  sometime this summer.  ���Toothpaste  tint  1.33  \SASAVE PRICE  OY   COOL VAPOR  lifier  16.59  AVE PRICE  Husky Garbage Bags  26" x 36" Heavy Duty - Tens 0*7  PHARMASAVEPRICE ���*/ I  GILLETTE  Trac II Blades  Fives ���  PHARMASAVE PRICE  1.25  Contac C  10 capsules  PHARMASAVE PRICE  1.57  Pampers Newborn  5.57  New, 48's  PHARMASAVE PRICE  Toni Home Perm  Regular, super, gentle  or body refill  PHARMASAVE PRICE  2.99  INTENSIVE CARE  Vaseline        lotion  Regular or herbal  500 mL plus 32% Bonus  PHARMASAVE PRICE  2.67  Get H ai uw PHARMASAVE price  Sunnycrest IVIall, Gibsons     886-7213  P  Coast News, January 25,1982  than five people seated  round a table, PBS's  Washington Week holds  my interest for an  uninterrupted half hour,  as does the McNeil-  Lehrer Report which  links reporters and  guests in studios in two  or more cities and conducts civilized and  enlightening discussions  on often highly controversial topics.  In contras., the CBC  seems to think of its audience as zombies who  have to be continually  titillated rather than intelligent people who care  about their country and  the world.   11  wofvn, wo/nw, won*o#st  dcriadown  Chau W��>t*i chilis smt ��.m i Duutkwn  coMtnanltl quirt lum Own tnt KM io UN  tnvqi and M tiat ot Mkms badmaktao  kxMt' Ail. about om uniqui gunwHt ot  �����rmtn NiliMl conitanir, tipandwg  uMction of design* in pamspreu p*eal6S  vuj musKfli The dttoi.il mg pom**1���� an  HKUtU  Hatching ,Jnpi sermct ��0MM PisaM Minuet ui tor ow cosour Droctuin and cms  Ciudj (Malar tist - Bui Canadun  M danodown quits ltd.  *4WjE     V*nc��**i BC EUt)��tr>��tiWr  ^     SUNIMNt tNTIMOM  Notm m. a kin aim way  SSM1B7   ^  AlifflDMi  CEDAR  HOIDES  "Super Energy Ertlclsnt Housing"  Every detail in a Lindal Cedar Home radiates gracious, yet sensible  living  And every Lindal Door plan permits almost unlimited design  flexibility Over 60 original plans are available Each can be modified  lo lit your particular needs and tasles Or we can help you design  your very own olan.  Sales Olfice and Display Home  in Horseshoe Bay  INDEPENDENTLY  distributed by M.D. Mackenzie Limited  6342 Bay Street, Horseshoe Bay  riM1 25        We" Vancouver, B.C. V7W 2G9  Phone (604) 921-8010   921-9268  r-=/3W-i__  ^"[Notice Boardr"^  Sponsored as a Public Service  886-2622 by the Coast News 886-7817  NOTE: Early announcements will be run ones, then  must be re-submltted to ran again, no more than on*  month prior to th* *v*nt.  Coming Events  Annual General Meeting Ass'n. lor Retarded Children - February lOlh al  7:30 p.m. In New Cenlre ��� Please attend.  y Carnival on February 4th at 7 o'clock.  Th* Annual Qtntral Maetlng ol the Qlbaona Public Library Association  will be held on Monday, January 25th, 1962, at the Qibsons Public  Library at 7:30 pm. 14  Tetrahedron Ski Club ��� General Meeting, Tuesday January 26 - 7:30 p.m.  Roberts Creek School Library.  GKteons Wildlife Club mealing Wad. 27th Jan. 7:30 pm at Ihe  Clubhouse. 64  Mortem Ballat with Daborah Pageau 886-8324. starting Feb. 4, 10:30  ���11:30a.m. Twilight Theatre. #5  Regular Events  Monday  Roberta Crack Hospital Auxiliary Second Monday ol each month.  7 pm  St. Aldan's Hall.  Sunehtne Pottery Guild meets every 2nd Monday ot the month at the  "Studio" comer ol North Road and Highway 101 at 7 pm. TFN  Monday ��� OA.PO.t3l Regular Meeting - First Monday of each month ��� 2  pm at Harmony Hall, Gibsons.  Social Bingo ��� 2nd & 3rd Mondays 2 pm at Harmony Hall, Gibsons.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum In Gibsons la now open. Monday through  Saturday between 9 - 4 pm.  Roberts Croak New Horttona meets at the Community Hall each Monday 1:30 - 3:30 pm. All welcome.  Tuesday  Women's Aglow Fellowship Meets every third Tuesday ot the month at  Harmony Hall, Gibsons. Transportation and babysitting available.  666-7426,  Sunshine Coast Arte Council Regular meeting 4th Tuesday of every  month at 7:30 pm at the Arts Centre in Sechelt.  Duplicate Bridge Irom October 6 and every first and third Tuesday  thereafter at the Golf Club, 7:30 pm. Call Phyllis Hoops at 866-2575 for  Information.  Al-Anon Meetings Al-Anon Meetings every Tuesday night. Roberts  Creek. For information call 866-9059 or 866-9041.  Sunshine Coast Nevy League of Canada Cadets and Wreneties, ages  10 to 12 will meet Tuesday nights, 7 ��� 9 pm, United Church Hall. Glbaona. New recruits welcomed.  Amnesty International Study Group, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. SI.  Bart's Church Hail, Highway 101 and North Road, Gibsons.  Wednesday  Sechelt Oarden Club 7:30 pm St. Hilda's Hall. First Wednesday of each  month, except Jan., July & August,  Klwanls Care Centre Auxiliary - Gibsons meets 3rd Wednesday each  month. 8 pm at the Care Centre.  Bridge at Wilson Crook HaH every second Wednesday, starting Nov.  4th, 7:30. For Information phone 865-9726.  Timber Trait Riding Club 1st Wednesday of the month 7:30 p.m. Davis  Bay Elementary School.  Wedneeday - O.A.P,0.#M Carpet Bowling. Every Wednesday 1 pm at  Harmony Hall, Gibsons  Gibsons Tops Mooting every Wednesday evening at 6:45 pm. Change  from Athletic Club lo Resource Centre at the Alternate School. Phone  665-2391.  Sunshine Lapidary S Cralt Club meets 1st Wedneeday every monlh at  7:30 pm. For information 866-2873 or 866-9204  Pender Harbour Hospital Auxiliary Second Wednesday ol each month,  1:30 pm. 81. Andrews Church. New members always welcome.  Wilson Creek Community Reading Cenlre  7 00-8:30 pm   865-2709  Thursday  Cerd Night: Crib, Whist, Bridge. Every Thursday, starting November 5.  6:00 sharp. Roberts Creek Legion Hall. Lower Road Everyone welcome  Roberts Croak Legion Bingo Every Thursday, beginning May 7, Early  Bird, Regular and Bonanza TFN  The Bargain Bam of the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary is open  on Thursday afternoons from l 00 until 330.  Al-Anon Meeting every Thursday In Gibsons al 8 pm For information  calf 886-9569 or 666-9037.  Thursday ��� O.A.P.0.134 Public Bingo Every Thursday start ing Nov. 5 at  7:45 pm at Harmony Hall. Gibsons.  Woatem Weight Controllers Every Thursday at 1 pm In the United  Church Hatl, Gibsons and In the Secheit Elementary School, Thursdays  at 7 pm. New members welcome. 685-3895 (Sechelt only)  Friday  Friday - O.A.P.O.I36 Fun NHe Every Friday at 7:30 pm Pot Luck Supper  laat Friday of every month et 6 pm at Harmony Hall. Gibsons.  T�� Lot - Every Frtdey-Qrbeons United Church Hall 9 30 am io 11 30 am  ��� Children 0 - 3 years  Sechelt Totem Chn Bingo Every Frldey. Place: Wilson Creek Community Hall. Times: Doors open 5:30 early Birds 7:00 Bonanza 7:30. Regular  Bingo 8:00. 100% payout on Bonanza end of each month. Everyone  welcome. TFN  Country Store Square Dendng Each Friday, atartlng September 11.  Sechelt Elementary School Gym 8 -11 pm. Caller: Harry Robertson.  Thrift Shop Every Friday 1 -1 pm. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church  WUoon Crook ConwniinHy RsaWng Centre Noon ��� 4 pm. 865-2706.  ��� Frtdeya Elphinstone Gym 7 - 9 pm.  Saturday  Wlleon Crook Community Reading Centre  2 to 4 pm  685-2709  The Borejorn Bom of the Ponder Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary is open  on Saturday afternoons from 1 ��� 4 pm. 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AMI ���        0NLY  su-8011  Stereo Amplifier  25 Watt per Channel  Suggested Retail $289.00  CLEARANCE gf  4 g\af\  COUNTDOWN rRICE Jfc  I ^ ^ A  I   \V  THIS WEEK ONLY  Panasonic i/Mtr I  Television  PC-2011  20" Diag. Colour Portable  with 3 Year ~  Parts and Labour Warranty   ��  $599.00  s  g   S IANUARY CLEARANCE COUNTDOWN JANUARY CLEARANCE COUNTDOWN IANUARY CLEARANCE COUNTDOWN! Coast News, January 25,1982 13  The Sunshine  A\  Second Section  Adoption this year in Gibsons  Community Plan nears completion  .    ...._!.,���,    ��,        .e��,���nnr,7^n   If   nf      l',���n|r,n|,l���  Satellite receiving dishes are beginning to appear on this Coast like crocuses in  spring. This one was displayed lasl week by lis distributor, Coast Video Productions. ��� Ci-iiw M.llhet,', I'll   Police news of the week  by Vene Parnell  Gibsons Community  Plan, after years of  prcparalion and delays,  is nearing completion  and, hopefully, eventual  acceptance by Victoria.  Gibsons council passed a  motion Tuesday for  sieps lo be taken iri complete ihe Community  Plan for official adoption this year.  Village Planner Rob  Buchan will prepare Ihe  first draft of ihe plan  based on two years of  planning and study by  ihe   Community   Plan  GIBSONS RCMP:  On Ihe 15lh: Police attended a disturbance on  Poplar Lane. A group or  youlhs had lo be dispersed because I hey were  lighting and disturbing  the peace.  On the Iftth: A car struck  a utility pole on Highway  101 in Roberts Creek  near Cliff Gilker Park.  There were no injuries.  On Ihe 17th: A Porl  Mellon residence was  broken into and approximately $200 in cash was  stolen.  A molor vehicle accident on North Road, involving a single car,  caused minor injuries.  On Ihe 19th: A truck  stolen from the Sunshine  Coasl Trailer Park was  recovered on Ihe 21 si  abandoned in Gibsons.  On Ihe 20lh: A battery  was stolen from a vehicle  parked on Point Road.  On the 15th: Two cords  of wood were stolen  from Ihe yard of a summer   home   in   West  Extensive damage was  done lo a vehicle belonging to a Pender Harbour  resident. The vehicle was  vandalized while parked  in front of the Pender  Harbour Hotel. There  are no suspects.  Two boats were  stolen: a '71 sport yacht.  orange in colour, taken  from a boat house in Ihe  Wakefield area and a 12  ft. while 28 hp O/B  valued at $2,000 front  the Madeira Park  Marina.  On Ihe Iftlh: The driver  of a grey Trans-Am Pon-  liac miraculously  escaped injury when his  car Hipped on the road  and was totally  demolished. The acci-  denl occurred in ihe early morning hours on  Highway 101 near  Madeira Park Road.  Police are still investigating whal appears  to be a case of careless  driving.  On Ihe 18th: Police are  still investigating  suspects in the break-in  of a residence on  ihe  Committee. The committee is a group of  citizen volunteers who  prepared the plan two  years ago. Information  compiled recently in a  data base siudy by  Buchan will be added 10  Ihe Community Plan and  il is hoped a firsi draft  will be ready lo accompany a re-application by  Gibsons 10 ihe Agricultural Land Commission  (ALC) in early February.  February.  A public meeting will  be held to allow inpul into Ihe plan before a final  drafl is sent to Depart -  Porpoise Bay Reserve.  Nothing appears lo have  been taking during ihe  break-in.  6n Ihe I9lh: Two male  juveniles were apprehended while coming  off the Earls Cove ferry  at the Earls Cove ler-  minal and were found lo  be in possession of narcotics. The young men  are from ihe Powell  River area.  The three juveniles arrested lasl week in connection with a rash of  residential and commercial break-ins have pro-  Please turn lo Page 18  menl of Municipal Affairs in Victoria.  The data gathered by  Buchan during the lasl  six months provides  detailed information on  commercial activity,  recreation and industrial  development now taking  place in ihe village. The  research was done by  University sludenl Colleen McGrath who worked as an assistant on the  study.  Because 1981 census  figures are not available,  Buchan used the population estimate of 2,599  suggested by the Urban  Transil Authority study.  He figured Gibsons has a  trading area of 8,300  counting residents from  Roberts Creek lo Porl  Mellon. He discovered  Gibsons has a higher  percentage of commercial space per capita than  other small communities  of comparable size and  found this surprising,  because of Gibsons close  proximity lo Vancouver  for shopping.  Gibsons has 5.5 acres  of commercially zoned  land in lower Gibsons  and 30.5 acres in upper  Gibsons oul of a lotal of  762 acres. A total floor  area of 215,675 sq. ft. of  commercial floor space  works out lo 14.2 sq. ft.  per capita, somewhat  higher than the 13 sq. ft.  lhal is recommended for  communities of 8,000 or  more.  Buchan found lhal  Gibsons has a lower middle income population  and a higher low income  and high income population compared lo ihe rest  of B.C. The retired  population of residents  over 55 years of age is  27%, compared 10 17%  in B.C. generally. This  creates a larger demand  for medical services,  health care facilities and  public transportation.  The labour force is  smaller than ihe B.C.  average reflecting lite  retired population and  scarcity of employment  opportuniiies for  women. The labour  force is related lo highly  seasonal work due lo  Gibsons' dependence on  tourism, fishing and ihe  large presence of semi-  retired people.  Commercial activity in  Gibsons employs 665  people, counting two  part lime employees as  one. There are 813 single  family residences in Gibsons, 98 apartments and  43 townhouses. Aboul  80% of ihe residential  lots and 80% of commercial lots in ihe village  are developed. Gibsons  has 48.8 acres of park  space and 16.8 acres of  zoned industrial land  wilh 45,936 sq. ft, of Industrial floor space and  75 people employed at  the Industrial Park site.  Gibsons has 17 miles  of waiermains, 78 fire  hydrants, 11.4 miles of  sanitary sewer lines, 280  manholes, 2.7 miles of  storm sewers and 12  miles of roads.  The data base study  contains detailed  breakdowns of types of  businesses and exaci  square feel of different  types of commercial,  residential and industrial  space. A copy of the  study can be bought and  will be available at the  Municipal Hall as soon  as addilional printings  are made.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop otf your Coasl News  Classified al Campbells  Family Shoes Sechelt or  Madeira Park Pharmacy,  ladeira Park 14  Coast News, January-25,1982  |S PORTS)  Inivn** union around Ihe goal m StxMl Arena.  (.llK|(('Mnllhv��s I'holii  Body Newness  begins again  We're starling again!  February 3rd, at St.  Hilda's Hall, and  February 8th, at  Welcome Beach Hall,  Redroofs Road.  Women who are forty  and over are offered this  special program through  Continuing Education.  Body Newness approaches exercise sensibly, safely, wilh vigour  and with fun.  Body Newness will  laughingly liven muscles,  loosen joints, limber and  stretch tendons. It  focusses on regaining  lightness, nimbleness of  movement and spring in  the arches, ankles and  knees, reminding one of  the multitude of small  flexibilities often  neglected.    ,  Body Newness talks to  the inner person���the  feeling part of the person, making her aware  of why she moves as she  does, preparing her to  move quickly, easily and  safely. It asks her lo  move broadly and freely  and invites her to enjoy  this freedom, lo ex-  agerale simple  movements into rolick-  ing nonsense, to breathe  fully, and lo laugh!  The class at St. Hilda's  Hall, Sechelt, is from  9:45 - 11:00 a.m. on  Wednesdays, commencing on February 3rd. The  class at Welcome Beach  Hall is from 10:00-11:00  a.m., commencing on  Monday, February 8th.  Come a little early to  register on the first day.  $15.00 for 10 sessions,  $25.00 for 20 sessions.  Instructor: Verity Purdy.  Telephone: 885-5581.  On Saturday, January  301 h, 1982, from 10:00  a.m. lo 5:00 p.m., there  will be a yoga workshop  held  at   Roberts Creek  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721 Davis Bay, B.C.  tide tables  Reference:  Pacific  Sal. Jan. 3(1  0220              5.5  Point Atkinson Standard Tinw  �� 0915             15.3  1555              7.7  '1 iK's. .Inn. 26  lliurs. .Ian. 28  2110             11.8  1)725              15.0  1)115              3.5  1255              10.4  0815             15.3  Sun. .Ian, 31  171(1              13.1  1405              9.3  0310               6.9  1915             12.6  0955             15.3  1645              6.7  2235             11.7  Wed, Ian. 27  Iri. .Ian. 29  1X135                2.9  0145             4.3  Mon. Feb, 1  075.0             15.2  0850              15.4  0355             8.4  1325               9.9  1500               8.6  1025            15.1  1K20              12.9  2010             12.2  1745             5.7  GROCERIES    FISHING TACKLE  TIMEX WATCHES   SUNDRIES  Open 9-9  7 Days a Week  Elemeniary School in ihe  "Open Area". Il will be  conducted by Rhonda  McLaren from Vancouver. Rhonda is an accomplished Hatha Yoga  instruclor who studied  wilh Iyengar himself, in  India.  The workshop will be  a rare opportunity lo  spend a concentrated day  wilh a yogi and to expand your own  awareness of your body  purely through the practice of Hatha Yoga.  "Yoga is a timeless  pragmatic science evolved over thousands of  years dealing with ihe  physical, moral, menial  and spiritual well-being  of man as a whole."  Iyengar.  Some yoga experience  is desirable if you wish lo  attend the workshop.  Pre-regisiration is required as enrollment is  limited lo 15 people.  Please wear comfortable  loose clothing and bring  a light lunch, a mat, and  a belt or a strap.  Workshop fee is  $10.00. To pre-register  you may call: Sandra  Quinn 885-3301.  Strikes and spares   ftiffi  I      T     . _ _   -         _: 1. n~A m -tot ..a^t- :_ ^s^f  by Bud Mulcasler  We held the Golden  Age - Peewee Bantam  Tournament last week  and the winners were  Jens Tolberg, Janiell  McHeffey, Chris  Lumsden, Jennifer Baxter and Florence  Tolberg. They bowled  248 pins over their  average. Rolling 109 pins  over for second place  were Kay Lyall, Robbie  and Kristi Knowles,  Ricky Reed and Ev  MacLaren.  In the Classic League  Bob McConnell rolled a  315 single and 953 for  four and Pat Presi a 350  single and a 969 total. In  the Gibsons "A"  Freeman Reynolds had a  313-741 score and Pat  Presi a 290-782 for high  triple and Hazel Skytte  came up with a 324 single  in the Wed. Coffee  League. Lisa Kincaid  rolled her first 300 game  a few weeks ago and  came up with another  one in the Slough-Off  League, a 311 and a 693  triple. Terry Duffy got  hot in the Ball and Chain  League and rolled a 341  single and, wearing the  same shoes, Clint  Suveges   rolled   a   359  single and a 785 triple in  the Phuntastique  League. In the Legion  League Wendy Watts  rolled a 317 single and  Dave Neumann - a 305  single to end the week.  Other high scores:  Classic:  June Frandsen   257-926  Dianne Fitchell   291-925  Tues. Coffee:  Mary Carmichael  270-70e  Pam Swanson 282-777  Swingers:  Alice Smith w34-S89  Art Smith 256-664  Gibsons "A":  Phyllis Gurney   257-678  Sue Whiting       256-702  Jim Gurney        247-682  George Langsford  264-719  Wed. Coffee:  NoraSolinsky    231-640  Bonnie McConnell  251-706  Slough-Offs:  Dot Robinson    234-614  Carol Tetzlaff    293-756  Elphinstone:  Glen Hanchar    245-673  Rick Buckmaster 263-689  Ball & Chain:  Ann Duffy 230-623  Barb Wold 255-636  Arman Wold      270-628  Phuntastique:  Petra Nelson      227-645  Edna Bellerive    249-672  Orbita de los Santos  250-710  Ralph Roth  Legion:  Leslie Newman  Jacquie Braun  Al Braun  Y.B.C. Peewees:  Erin Larsen        104-200  Jennifer Baxter   102-203  Julie Bursey  Bantams:  Gary Tetzlaff  Eddie Slubbley  Jason Peers  Juniors:  Tammy Lumsden  172-455  Amanda Slubbley  160-469  John Richardson 190-502  Scott Spain        258-561  Seniors:  Garnell Rowland250-592  Glen Hanchar    240-606  254-673  295-628  290-672  292-624  156-233  162-460  176-465  173-468  tx  "5rM?"  TtfterirtMntM Sid CHA  ���mMS,Ohm, It,  ��� General Meeting ���  AB Interested Person* Welcome  To Attend  T*eadaY,|a��.16-7:3epm  Roberts Creek School "Ubrary"  Qibsons Lanss  Open Lame) Times  Fri. & Sat.      7:00-11:00 pm  Sun. 1:00 -5:00 pm.  Closed Sunday Night  Yoga workshop  for Roberts Creek  Spring films  Sunshine Coast film  buffs will be treated to  another exciting line-up  of international feature  Alms with the Spring  Series beginning in  February. The key word  this season is variety - in  subject matter, format  and appeal.  Clip this schedule so  you'll be sure not to miss  any of the series! These  films are co-sponsored  by the Sunshine Coast  Arts Council, the Pender  Harbour Film Group  and Cinemateque Pacifi-  que.  Wednesday showings  will be in Sechelt at the  Arts Centre at 8 p.m. On  Thursdays, the films will  be screened at Madeira  Park Elementary at 7:30  p.m. Admission is $3,  seniors and students  $1.50.  February 3 & 4:  Moscow Does Nol  Believe in Tears - Russia  1981. Best Foreign Film:  Academy Awards 1981.  Rated Mature.  February 17 & 18:  A Time to Rise, B.C.  1981.   The  Willmar 8,  U.S.A. 1980. Documentaries.  March 3 & 4:  Zazie dans le Metro,  France 1960. Directed by  Louis Malle. Rated  General.  ft WORKWEN? WORLD  WE RE WORKING FOR YOU  TRADE-IN DAYS  $4 OFF  Any Regular Priced Shirt  With Trade-In  S8 OFF  Any Jeans & Cords  Regular Price $28.98 and Up  With Trade-In  S12 BOOT TRADE-IN  On Leather Boots Only  Prices Effective Jan. 11 - Jan. 30  While Quantities Last  50% OFF  WINTER OUTERWEAR  Jackets & Vests  50% OFF  WINTER UNDERWEAR  Stanfields  e  WORKWEN?   Cowrie St.  /IK   WORLD ���  @   S^S  March 17 & 18:  Newsfront,   Australia  1977. Rated PG.  March 31 & April 1:  The     Handyman,  Canada   1979.   Rated  Mature.  April 14 & 15:  The Thief of Baghdad,  Great   Britain . 1940.  Rated General (for the  whole family).  April 28 & 29:  Bye Bye Brazil, Brazil  1980. Restricted.  AtRCHydix),  we put a lot of enogy into  helping you save money  Most of us pay more than we really need to for all forms of energy,  simply because we don't use it very efficiently.  B.C. Hydro has the answers: hundreds of energy-saving ideas to help  you keep your bills down.  Call your local B.C. Hydro office (we're in every phone book),  or visit us for free, detailed booklets.  Because energy that's wasted is the most  expensive energy of all.  ��RCHydro Fleming on Education  Education financing  by Frances Fleming  The McMath Commission of Inquiry on Property Assessment and  Taxation recommended  that the Provincial  government should commit itself to paying 75  percent of the current  and capital cost of the  public school system as a  whole in B.C. in a period  of five years. They saw  no hope of discontinuing  equalization grants.  A study by the Ministry of Education released in September, 1981,  indicates that, should the  Provincial government  agree to pay 75%, the  money would be raised  Public Notice  The CRTC has received the  following applications.  Gibsons, B.C.:  Application (812669000) by  Coasl Cable Vision Ltd..  5381 ��� 48th Ave.. Delta.  B.C.,to amend the licence ol  Ihe broadcasting receiving  undertaking lor Gibsons as  follows: by adding the  reception and distribution ol  KSTW-TV (IND) Tacoma.  The application may be examined at D.G. Douglas  Variety & Paints, Sunnycrest  Shopping Centre. Gibsons.  Examination ol documents:  documents are available for  examination^ during normal  office hours. The examination files may be inspected at  the local addresses shown  and al the CRTC, Room 561,  1 Promenade du Portage,  Hull, Que.; al the CRTC,  Western Regional Office.  701 Georgia St. W., Vancouver.  Intervention: anyone interested may submit a written intervention to the  Secretary General. CRTC,  Ottawa, Ont. K1A 0N2 and  by serving a true copy of the  intervention upon the applicant on or before 12  February 1982. The intervention shall contain a  clear and concise statement  ol the relevant lads and the  grounds upon which the intervener's support for, opposition to or proposed  modification of the application is based.  The postal or messenger  receipt should be attached to  Ihe copy lor the CRTC. giving prool that the applicant  has received its copy.  (PN-82-3)  Canada  in one of two ways. The  Provincial government  currently finances public  school education approximately 55.5%. An  increase to 75% would  cost the taxpayers an additional $316 million  (1981), which could be  raised by increasing the  sales tax from 6 to 7.5%,  or personal income lax  rate from 44% to 53%.  In 1980, actual school  taxes in School District  #46, Sunshine Coast  were: Average assessed  value of properties:  $6,723. The provincially  set mill rate was 41.25  ($277). Taxes toward  other expenses were $58,  making a total of $335  school lax. The  Homeowner's Grant was  $380, leaving a surplus  of $45 from the province  which went to reduce  general and other taxes  on the tax notice.  Many recommendations were received by  the Ministry, and each  was carefully considered  and projected. One  popular notion was that  the Province should  assume 50% of the Basic  Education costs. For the  Sunshine Coast, 1981  taxes would have been,  on average assessed  value of $6,885: Tax at  33.4 mills, $230; Tax  toward other expenses,  $93; Total Gross School  Tax, $323. When the  Homeowners Grant was  applied, ($380), the taxpayer would have had  $57 applied to reduce  general and other taxes,  a plus of $11.30 over the  present plan.  On the 75/25 split, at a  mill rate of 16.7 on the  $6,885 property, the lax,  $115; other school expenses, $93; making a  total of $208, giving a  surplus to apply to other  parts of the tax bill of  $126.30 when the  Homeowners' Grant is  applied. However,  remember that this formula might be offset by  much higher income and  sales taxes to fund the  province's 75% contribution.  Some recommendations wanted an increase  in the Homeowners'  Grants. Grants of $380,  $430, and $480 were extended on tables for all  districts, affecting our  average property owner  less than $100 on his  taxes.  Another suggestion  would have retained the  $380 Homeowners'  Grant and added $100 to  be applied to school  taxes only, if needed.  Since the Sunshine  Coaster in our average  $6,885 home did not pay  1981 school tax, this  bonus would not apply  here; the $380 grant  would still leave us with  a $45.30 surplus to apply  to other areas on our tax  notice.  A suggestion was  made that the $380 apply  lo school taxes only  (which was the original  intent of the Homeowners' Grant). The impact  of this suggestion on our  average Sunshine Coast  taxpayer would be to  reduce the $45.30 to  zero, so he would lose  out on that one.  A phase-in approach  to Ihe actual and assessed value of property  would have given our  average taxpayer's properly a value of $6,310.  Tax at 43.8; $276; other  expenses tax, $88; Total  Gross tax, $364. This  would give him only $16  toward other items on  the tax notice, a decrease  of $29.10, in the benefit  he formerly received  from the Homeowners'  Grant.  On a single family property phase-in of actual  value on a residential  assessment of 13.5%, the  average assessed value  on the Sunshine Coast  would be $7,746, Tax at  40.05 mills, $310; taxes  toward other expenses,  $57; Gross Total Tax,  $407; which would be  reduced by the  Homeowners' Grant of  $380 to $27, which our  homeowner would have  to pay, an increase in  New School Taxes over  1980 figures of $71.90.  A very complex suggestion embodying constant rate of increase of  assessed value would  raise Sunshine Coast  average assessed value to  $7,559, giving our taxpayer a school tax bill of  $412, less $380, or $32,  once again an increase  over 1980 of $77.20.  Should "standard accommodation" be the  criteria, rather than  average of assessed  value, a 1981 average actual value on the Sunshine Coasl was  calculated to be $49,860.  On an assessment ratio  of 14.7, the 1981 average  assessed value would  have been $9,216. On a  tax of 41.1 mills, the total  school taxes, on this  assessment would have  been $485, $105 after the  Homeowners' Grant, an  increase of $89.10 over  1980.  And so it went. Application of a uniform  regional mill rate would  have increased tax paid  by $45.90. Table 12.2  sets out Variable Basic  Levy by School District,  Sunshine Coast listed ai  55.4 mills. This would  increase the Net Tax of  our property owner by  $54.80.  The Commission came  to the conclusion thai a  renewed effort must be  made to examine the  underlying rationale for  the financing of education. What the taxpayer  must accept, in the view  of this writer, is that  there is to be no free ride  for property owners.  Further, if the Province  assumed   full   cost   of  All In-Stock  LIGHT  FIXTURES  off  30 % on     ���"r^yr  Huge Selection of Indoor & Outdoor Light Fixtures  Peerless Montage  Choice of 3 Colours  Reg. $36,00 sq. yd. Installed  W  sq. yd.  Installed  Including 3/8" foam underlay  Free Estimate* No Obligations  Deal with  "The Professionals"  KiwanisWay & North Rd., Gibsons 886-8187 886-8188  education, we should  still be paying for it  through sales taxes, income taxes and we would  lose local autonomy. We  on the Sunshine Coast  will watch the Ministry  and Cabinet with considerable interest as they  struggle with the 1981  School Taxation Report.  Coast News, January 25,1982  DISCOUNT PRICES  ��� Furniture  ��� Appliances  ��� T.V.'s & Stereos  ��� Auto Stereos, etc.  CONV.ERT  your existing  WOODEN  &  ALUMINUM  WINDOWS  DOUBLE GLAZED  m  umm erne��  Hwy. 101 ft Pratt Rd., Glbaona  886-7359  Open Mon ��� Fri 8:00 am ��� 4:30 pm  Saturday 8:30 am ��� 12:30 pm  ������  I98Z  ESCORT & LYNX  FROM  $5988  AND  We are offering more than quality.  We are offering the closest thing  to eost-free driving.1  ������  Harold A. Poling  Executive Vice-President  North American Automotive Operations  Mmwni Ford Motor Company  "Ford Escort and Mercury Lynx are two of the world's most extraordinary cars. The  evidence is convincing.  Escort, alone, is outselling every import car line in America, based on reported deliveries  through November 1981.  And both Escort and Lynx are retaining the highest percentage of original price of any  compact cars, according to the NADA's most recent Used Car Guide.  An Unprecedented Offer  Now, as proof of our confidence in these world-class cars, Ford is making an unprecedented offer.  From now through March 13,1982, Ford will give every buyer of a new Escort or Lynx the  following two-year, all-encompassing program:  Two Tears of Cost-Free Maintenance  For the first two years or 40,000 km., Ford will pay for all scheduled maintenance. Including tunc-ups. Including oil changes and filters. Including parts. Including labour. At  no cost to you. To reduce the cost of ownership still further, Ford is also giving you:  Two Tears of Workmanship Coverage  Our workmanship coverage includes virtually everything - for two years or 40,000 km.,  whichever comes first.  The only things not covered by this limited warranty are tires, fluids between scheduled  intervals, abuse and accidents.  Everything else is covered. Everything.  A 5% Cash Bonus  As additional help to the buyer, Ford is also offering a cash bonus equal to 5 percent of  the base vehicle sticker price of any 1982 Escort or Lynx.  This can mean as much as 8425 on the Escort GLX wagon and as much as 8455 on the  Lynx LS wagon. This cash bonus comes direct to you from Ford and may be taken us a  cheque, or used as part of the down payment.  In total, this is the best offer on any small cars sold in America. And the closest thing to  cost-free driving." '  1982 Ford Escort  The 5% cash bonus.is limited to one car per customer. Tukc delivery from your Ford or Lincoln-iMercury  Dealer between January 13 and March 13, 1982.  Drop in Today and discuss this Exceptional Offer  SOUTH CtAST FMtftmes ltb  Where Customer Service Is Priority # 1  1326 Wharf Rd., Seehelt 885-3281 16  Coast News, January 25,1982  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  OBITUARIES  Lalng. Passed away  January 11, 1982, Ruby  Isabella Lalng, late of Gibsons, In her 57th year. Survived by her loving husband  William; one daughter Linda  ot Burnaby; one son Harold  and his wile Marilyn ot  Mackenzie, 8.C., lour grandsons, three sisters. Blanche  ot Delta, Ha of Burnaby and  Jean of Burqultlam; two  brothers, Gordon ol Prince  George and Stuart of North  Vancouver. Memorial service was held Saturday,  January 16th at the Gibsons  United Church, Reverend  Alex Reid officiated.  Remembrance donations to  the Canadian Diabetes  Society would be appreciated. Devlin Funeral  Home, directors. #4  Norrberg. Passed away  January 21,1982, Anna Lisa  Norrberg late ot Madeira  Park, aged 57 years. Survived by her loving husband,  Albert; one son, Henry; her  lather and sisters in  Finland. Memorial service  will be held Saturday,  January 30th at 3:00 p.m. In  the chapel of Devlin Funeral  Home, Gibsons, Reverend J.  ��aetkau officiating. Cremation. Remembrance donations to the Cancer Society  appreciated in lieu ot  flowers. #4  PERSONA!  Shy gentle intelligent bearded 40-yr. old man, non-  drinker, on low Income living in small home In woods,  Interested in cooking,  gardening & playing music,  would like to meet a longhaired woman who loves  flowers & frugal country living. Please reply to Box 91,  Coast News, c/o Box 460,  Gibsons. #4  Learn how Eckankar provides the spiritual tools that  will enable you to understand and experience your  . divine self, the world you  live In and. the 'heavenly  ^worlds in this lifetime.  Eckankar, Box 1663, Gibsons. 886-8579. #5  A.A. Meetings  Phone  886-9208  885-3394  or  886-2993  lor Pender Harbour  883-9978  883-9238  Doberman Shepherd, brown  & black, 2 mos. old. Phone  886-7353. #4  $50 REWARD  For recovery of hand embroidered tea cloth (sentimental value) possibly  given by mistake Xmas gift.  886-7142. #4  Selma Park, Hwy. 101 and  Vestman Rd. area, 8 month  old cat named "Cayenne".  White with red brown patches. Left home during  snow between Christmas  and New Year. Special  friend to Erin 5 yrs. old, who  really wants him back.  885-9358 alter 5 pm. #5  WfH  Grey male tabby Cat (could  be 6 mos. old or so).  Wandered into Chaster Rd.  area residence. Phone  866-9472. #6  Gold chain bracelet, near  Creekslde Park. Phone  8889740. "4  ANNOUNCEMENTS  A course in Reiki, a natural  healing technique, will be  offered February 12th, 13th,  14th and 15th. Free introductory lecture on Feb.  11th at 8 p.m. Elphinstone  Secondary, Gibsons. For  further information contact  Jan 885-2382. *6  >V~->i  A Full Line of  Plumbing Supplies  Tuet - Frl  8:30 am ��� 4:30 pm  Sat 9 am - noon  Hwy 101 * Pratt Rd  I Jibsons      886-7621.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  QUICK TIPS IN SEWING  Learn quick tips tor a professional finish, work on Individual projects, 16 hrs. of  lessons. For Information  call Joyce 886-2864. #6  STRETCH t SEW COURSE  Learn the baslos of using  stretch fabric, eight 2 hr.  lessons. For Information  call Joyce 886-2864. #6  SECHELT TOTEM CLUB  BINGO  Every Friday Place:  Wilson Creek Community  Hall. Times: Doors open  5:30. Early Birds 7:00.  Bonanza 7:30. Regular  Bingo 8:00.100% payout on  Bonanza end of each  month. Everyone welcome.  TFN  II someone In your family  has a drinking problem you  can see what It's doing to  them. Can you see what It Is  doing to you? Al Anon can  help. Phone 886-9037 or  886-8228. TFN  HAPPY 30th BIRTHDAY  TIM KOFTINOFF  #4  MODERN BALLET  with Deb Pageau 886-8324  Start: Feb. 4 10:30-11:30 am  Twilight Theatre  #5  Business Community!  We will serve you a tasty  lunch or dinner at your monthly meeting.  Car-Lynn Catering 885-9276  #5  "The Back School"  An educational program  which will help you to do  something about your  "Lower Back Pain"  Classes are Tuesdays &  Thursdays 10:00 am to 12:00  noon or 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm,  Feb. 2nd ��� 4th ��� 9th -11th.  Please call Elisabeth Brown  886-9555. #5  AV and DIT  HAPPT  ANNIVERSARY  tmKHKalTHMIN  ���ml  �� OJVt.KATTI.ATIOIVS  arc lint:  HO Ycurs uml n kills  arc tiollilnu, Iohiicc/c al!  May I here lie ltd more.  (Years, nail kids)  Tukc Tare,  Will Write  Love uml KIammsm  8RS  llll^^  SUNSHINE  ACHIEVEMENT  CENTRE  For the handicapped  NOW OPEN  for Business  New location:  Industrial Way,  Qibsons  woouwohk a  CRAFT  orders taken  Clients waiting for:  JANITORIAL  WORK  ��AKD CLEAN-UP  RECEPTIONISTS  ��� On the job training  opportunities  respectfully  appreciated  - 2 hrs. min. daily  CONTRACTS  of all descriptions .  gratefully invited for  review  Please come & visit  ' us, or phone  886-8004  THANK YOU  SPCA  SPAY  Clinic  and information  886-7938!  Bus 405  Gibsons, B.C.  Beautiful registered 3 mos.  Boxer pups, 1 female - show  stock - 1 male - adorable  pet. Ft. Langley 888-2701.  #4  Obituary. "Bear", late of  Qibsons, passed away suddenly January 18th, 1982, at  the age of 1 Vi years. Survived by his parents, Meg and  Rab of Roberts Creek, one  brother Fritz ol Sechelt,  three sisters, Meg of Gibsons, Datsun of Halfmoon  Bay and Nell of Vancouver;  a grandmother Satlva of  Victoria, his human family,  Gen, Tim, Manuane and  Michael and his two friends  on Bay Road. Bear was the  first canine entrant In the  Annual April Fool's Day Run  from Gibsons to Sechelt in  1981. Funeral service was  held January 18th at his  home, Interment under a  Dogwood tree, Marine  Drive, Gibsons. #4  Magus  Kennels  It Dog Boarding & Training  |t> CKC Champion & Obedience]  Gieat Danes  "SCIENCE  DIET"  Dealer  sss-ssts  CASTLEROCK  ��� Boarding  ��� Grooming  ��� Puppies  occasionally  Roberts Creek,  opposite boll Course  ELLIN6HAM  STABLES  ��� Boarding  ��� Training  ��� Lessons  885-9969  Cute Guinea Pigs $6 ea.  Phone 885-9516. ��6  Free cute long-haired brown  & white guinea pig ��� cage &  supplies Included. 883-9665.  #8  COMMERCIAL  BUILDING  in lower Gibsons  For Rent  or Lease  2360 sq. ft. Concrete  Block Building with  Carport & paved parking.  Available in pari or  whole.  Phone 886-8121  FOR   RENT  1 bedroom trailer for rent.  1st. Feb. Ph: 886-9625.     ��6  2 bdrm. house, FP & wood  heat, Roberts Creek. $350.  Box 87, c/o Coast News,  Box 460, Gibsons. #5  Very clean 2 bdrm. apt. near  all amenities at "Molly's  Reach" area, available end  of Jan. $350fmo. Call  921-7788 atter 6 pm. Also  available soon 4 bdrm. apt.  same area. #5  Rooms for rent Irom $65/wk.  Meals available. 886-9232  days, 886-2137 eves.     TFN  4 bedroom house on  acreage Roberts Creek,  $475. Available Feb. 15.  References req'd. 885-2581  aft. 5. #4  Furnished 1 bdrm. cottage  in Selma Park. Available  Feb. 1, '82, year-round. $300  Includes utility & cable.  885-3718. #4  Community Hall lor rent In  Roberts Creek. Phone  Sue, 885-2972. TFN  3 bdrms. & family rm., 2  baths., woodstove, on  Gower Pt. by beach access.  Ref. required. Avail. Feb. 1.  Ph: 886-2046 after 5 pm.   #5  Large 2 & 3 bdrm. apts. for  rent, with view. Central Gibsons location. 886-2417 or  '886-7307. TFN  2 bedroom furniahed waterfront cabin, avail, immediately to June 30,1982.  $450 & deposit.  (112)438-3843. *5  View Townhouse, 2 bdrm. &  basement $575. 3 bdrm. &  basement $675. Fireplace  -appliances ��� adults, no  pets, apply to Greg  686-2277,886-7204. *6  1 bdrm. house, FP & wood  heat, Roberts Creek $300.  Box 88, c/o Coast News,  Box 460, Gibsons. 15  Large 1 BR apartment,  stove, fridge, drapes, heat &  elec. Included. $350 mo.  Gower Point area. 886-7421.  #4  4 bdrm., view, FP, rec., W/W, Tnree bedroom house, West  workshop, carport, close to, Sechelt, $425 or will share  all amenities, $550 month, 'or less If suitable. Collect,  886-9862 #6 Jim, 442-8008. #4  HELP   WANTED  Part-time relief child care  workers needed in family-  oriented residential treatment centre for children. Experience In child care required. Please submit  resumes to Director, Wilson  Creek Family Centre, Box  770, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0,  by Jan. 31st, 1982.  Telephone 885-3885 for enquiries. ��� *4  Handyman,  retiree,  some  carpentry    experience  prelerred. Phone 883-2424.  M  Responsible person from  Gibsons or Roberts Creek  for part-time work on  Christmas tree farm. Phone  (112)487-4449 after 6 pm.  Starting January 26th.     #4  Part-time car stereo Installer for the Magic  Mushroom stereo shop. Apply In person in The Dock,  Sechelt, or phone 885-2522.  #6  Wanted: Salesperson. Interpersonal skills and sales  experience an asset. Apply  Westwurld Sound,  885-3313. TFN  WORK   WANTED  Partially furnished one  bedroom suite close to  Langdale ferry, adults, no  pets, rent $350, utilities Incl.  From Jan. 31. References  req'd. PH: 886-2479. #4  3 bedroom home in Gibsons, elec. heat, all appliances Included, adults  only, no pets, ref. required.  Avail, now. $600. 886-7037.  #6  2 bedroom apt. up view, 1 bdrm. suite turn. apt. no  fireplace & all appliances, pets,  util.  Included. Self-  $450. Phone (112)943-2469. contained. Avail, now $235.  #4 274-9149,883-9003. #6  Small 3 bdrm. house In Gib- 4 bedroom waterfront home  sons, avail. Feb. 1st. Refs. for rent, Sechelt, $700 a  required, $450 per mo. plus month.  Feb.   1,  1982.  No  utilities. (112)921-9530 after pets,   reference   required.  5.                                     #4 Call 885-2232.                  #4  3 bedroom mobile home Vt  furnished, set up in  Ponderosa Trailer Court. Immediate possession. Phone  886-8039 after 2 pm. #4  Selma Park 2 bedroom  house view property, all new  carpeting & flooring, electric heat plus wood stove  and fireplace, beach access  close by. Fenced yard wilh  sundeck. Available immediately $395 per month.  886-7802. #4  Room for 1 horse, full board  or ? Large box stalls, riding  ring & trails close by.  885-9551. #5  Young couple expecting  baby in Aug. looking for a 2  or 3 bedroom home with  basement, lease desired,  pref. Gibsons area. Good  ref. Please call 886-2790  after 5 pm. #4  A dentist and his wife coming to Gibsons in March  desires a cottage-type accommodation, preferably  with wood burning facility  in a picturesque location.  The nearer to Gibsons the  belter. References supplied. Contact Dr. Bland  886-7020,886-7574. #6  Large 4 bedroom house  needed March 1st in the  Gibsons, Roberts Creek,  Langdale area. Please call  Nick Orchard (112) 665-7041  collect. *4  FOR   RENT  Exec. 3 bdrm. new home  Langdale, W/W, IVi  bathroom,' modern app. Incl.  garburator, no pets,  references. $650 per month.  Tel: 886-7768 after 6 p.m.  3 bdrm. exec, home Davis  Bay, no pets. $700. Phone  885-3387. #4  1200 Sq. Ft.  Commercial  Shop Space  For Lease  Hwy. 101, Gibsonsl  888-9411  OFFICE  SFAGE  Very reasonable lease  requirements for 2nd  floor location.  Sizes available  from 880 sq. ft. to|  4500 sq. ft.  Air conditioned, carpeted mall location.  SPACE  AVAILABLE  IMMEDIATELY  Phone:  886-2234  886-7454  COMMERCIAL SPACE  1600  sq.  ft.   prime  retail  space .now   available,  885-2522,885-3165 evenings  TFN  COMMERCIAL  SPACE  FOR RENT  Cedar Plaza  Gibsons  Up to 1600 sq. it. of  prime   Retail   floor  space lor reasonable  lease rates.  Good location for  Men's Wear, Ladies'  Wear, Jewellry store,  |etc.  Please contact  886-2234  886-7454  Furnished 1 bdrm. suite  Langdale area, 1 adult, non  smoker, reas. rent.  886-2691. #4  < l-bdrm. apt. upper Gibsons,  {fumisheq'' or unfurnished,  ! util. Included. $300 ' mo.  . Phone 886-9233. #4  ; One bedroom Cabin,  heated, furnished $350  monthly. Rltz Motel.  886-2401. #4  2 bdrm. house on 6 acres in  Roberts Creek, lease arrangement, quiet, private,  suit couple. Phone 885-5340  after 6 pm. #4  1600 sq. ft. Townhouse, 3-4  bedrooms,  lower Gibsons  $550/mo.    Cable    and  ��� maintenance incl. 886-2694.  #4  HELP   WANTED  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT  COMMISSIONER  Required by the Sunshine  Coast Economic Development Commission with the  following prerequisites:  Education: University  degree In business or other  appropriate discipline  and/or substantial related  'experience.  i Experience: 10 years  business  or  related   ex-  I perlence and familiarity  with region are desirable.  Knowledge of government  operations and a  demonstrated ability to  work effectively with  local/regional groups.  Residency: Present local  residence not mandatory,  but the successful candidate must be willing to  relocate to the Sunshine  Coast.  Additional Requirements:  Public speaking experience;  ability to conduct effective  company Interviews; ability  to prepare written reports;  ability to work Independent-  ' ly and effectively; willingness to travel extensively within the region; must  have a car available for  business use.  Term ft Remuneration: One  to three  years  or more;  3-month    probationary  period; $30,000 range, with  some benefits.  Apply   In   writing   with  deadline for applications on  February 15th, 1982, to:  Mr. Al Wagner,  Chairman,  Sunshine Coast Economic  Development Commission,  Sunshine  Coast  Regional  District,  Box 800,  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0. #4  WORK   WANTED  Design  Drafting  886-7441  Sllkscrcen  Printing  ]'osters,T-Slilrts  Displays  Graphics  885-7493  Ralncoast  Secretarial  Professional Oul of Office  Typing  I Pick-up and delivery  available)  Faiti:  EVSS.M5-55M  Rnedi's  iBlocksmith Shop]  Welding ft Fabricating!  Tools * Hardware for  Log Building  Hebnts Creek JB5-3755  Carpenters available for  foundations, framing,  finishing, renovations.  References. 885-7417,  886-9679. #4  Reggie The Sweep\  886-7484  HARBOUR  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Serving   the   Sunshine  Coast.   Fireplaces,   furnaces, oil stoves. 885-5225.  TFN  Experienced babysitter  available evenings &  weekends, Qibsons area.  Call Gillian 886-8781.    TFN  Babysitters, two teenagers,  available evenings and  weekends. 888-7249 or  886-9342 after 5. #8  Young man looking for  work. General labouring etc.  Phone 886-6700. TFN  Will babysit, my home,  Roberts Creek area.  885-7493. TFN  Journeyman carp., any  carp. work. Phone Jim at  886-7177. #5  Hardwood Floors resanded  and finished. Work  guaranteed. Free est. Phone  885-5072. TFN  Dress Designer: Expert in  dressmaking and alterations, reliable, reasonable  rates. For sewing needs call  Florence, 885-3759. #7  Qualified Painter.  Reasonable rates. Work  guaranteed. 886-9749.   TFN  Will babysit In my home for  working mother. Pratt Road  area.886-8631. #4  Chimney Cleaning and  Maintenance. Phone  866-8187.  TFN  Going Away?  We will  - IvatM yttuKatonts  ��� Feed your pets  - rait* care of your home  SUNSHINE HOUSEWATCH  "l ���  WO  886-OTS9  LOG SKIDDING  Timber Jack Skldder  with operator, 886-2459  #27TFN  Returned from  holiday!  Business  as usual  |L.H. WELDINGl  Portable Steel ft  Aluminum Welding  886-9625  Carpenter���new and  renovations. Reasonable  rates and references.  886-7280.  TFN  Light moving and hauling of  any kind, summer home  maintenance & caretaklng,  steady part-time work.  886-9503. *4  TREE SERVICE  We make it our business to  provide you with satisfaction. Our specialty:  e Topping  e Limbing  e Dangerous Tree Removal  Insured guaranteed services.  Peerless Tree Service Ltd.  Call for free estimate:  885-2109. TFN  For      Explosive      Requirements  Dynamite, electric or  regular caps, B line E cord  and safety fuse. Contact  Owen Nlmmo. Cemetery  Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound  Farmer Institute. TFN  Dependable, experienced  carpenter, renovations,  eavestroughs,  greenhouses, sundecks,  finishing. No |ob too small.  886-7355 or 885-3149.    TFN  CLEAN SWEEP CHIMNEY  CLEANING SERVICE, clean  all chimneys, free estimates  on boiler repair and boiler  servicing. Phone 885-5034  or 885-2573. TFN  DEANS CHIMNEY SWEEP  Langdale, Gibsons, Roberts  Creek,   Sechelt.  886-7540.  TFN  Friday's Girl  Secretarial  Services  Photocopying       Typing  Bookkeeping  Call 886-2160  School Rd. 8. Hwy. 101  "The Big White House"   TFN  Reliable hard-working family man looking for odd jobs.  Have pickup truck, will do  hauling, gardening, basement cleaning, etc. Phone  anytime 885-7486. #6  MOPPETS  Have a spring clean early or  clean as you move out, a  reliable team of two, ex.  references. 886-7013,  886-9847. #6  Young person available for  light housekeeping duties.  Reasonable rates. 886-9049.  #6  Man with construction and  landscaping experience requires work. Call Barry  886-9498. #6  OAP wants watchman's job  $250/mo. Prefer long term.  P.O. Box 155, Garden Bay,  VON 1S0. #6  LEPORE TILE  Quality  Installations  Ceramic. Mosaic or Quarry  All work guaranteed  Free estimates  Phone Anytime  8S6-8Q97  PIANOS BY  MASON & RISCH  YAMAHA GUITARS  AND MUCH MORE  Mm  HORIZON MUSIC  Trail Bay Centre  885-3117  Guitar and/or  Music Theory  Lessons  All kutb and  stuln taufht  at: IM-l��tt  PIANO  TUNING  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843 Eves.  FOR   SALE  New 32" zero clearance  fireplace $450.886-8317. #5  Let US customize your kitchen co-ordinating drapery  fabric and wall covering.  Teredo Carpet Cenlre,  885-2601 or 885-7520.    TFN  WALLPAPER-fabulous  designs. Teredo Carpet &  Home Centre. 885-2601 or  885-7520. TFN  MACLEOD'S SECHELT for  hot water tanks and Hot-  point appliances.  885-2171. TFN  GRAMMA'S TfiOK  IEW C USED  CLOTBIIG (CRAFTS  II you have clothes or  crafts you would like to  sell - phone Gramma's  Trunk at 885-2058.  We sell on consignment.  (Hems must be clean)  Located al Banner's  Furniture Store  I   Sechelt  Powerful horse manure; you  load, $15.885-9969.       TFN  BLANCHE  EQUIPMENT SALES  Langley, B.C. 5303166  7-Loader backhoes  5-hydraulic excavators  Wheol and track loaders  Bulldozers  Clearing blades and  buckets  Evenings  Jim 530-3166    Bill 888-1735  #4  Gel olf to a good start In  1982 by having a Tupper-  ware Party! It's easy and  it's fun! Phone Louise  Palmer 886-9363. #4  madeira  Appliances  have good guaranteed  rebuilt appliances.  Less than half  ^,1      new price.  Collect ���!  AnytirojOgeVj FOR   SALE  AUTOMOTIVE  PROPERTY  TV 20" colour AGS Hitachi,  like new, must sell. $300.  885-9698. #4  Alder Firewood for sale $75  per cord, $40 per Vi cord.  Delivered. Phone 886-2489.  #4  GOOD HAY $3.50 per bale.  50 or more $3.00. Whole  oats $10.00 a hundred.  Ground $12.00. Phone eves.  885-9357. TFN  Fresh Baked Goods  at Cafe Pierrot  Breads and Goodies  Featured Daily  Special Orderi Taken  Please Call 885-9902  Freight Damaged Appliances  Big dollar savings on  stoves, fridges, washers,  dryers, dishwashers,  microwaves, etc. 1119 West  14th, North Vancouver.  980-4848  Must sell complete colour  dark room. Phone 888-8769  after 5 p.m. #5  Never been used brand new  snow tire & rim. 7:50 x 16,  fits Ford 8-stud. $100.  Phone 886-2103. #6  Amway Products. Call local  distributor lor home and  commercial service.  8864657. #5  Satellite TV electronics pkg.  to go with McGear dish  $2,999. Green Onion Stereo.  884-5240. TFN  Peace River honey - unpasteurized, tor sale.  886-2604. TFN  Oil Heater/Oven combination with oil tank. Phone  886-7634. #5  TRAILER HITCHES  Reese, Eaz-Tow and custom  hitches. Call Terry it Coast  Industries, Gibsons.  888-9159.  TFN  Satellite  T.V.  Receiving  Dlshee  24 Channel Systems  from $3,999.����  BKEN ONION  STEREO  Phone for an  in-home  DEMONSTRATION  8845240  Dunham Rd., Port Mellon  Second hand carpentry  power and hand tools', also  wheel barrow, ladder, etc.  and used plywood.  885-3310. #5  CEDAR WANTED  Rough sawn cedar wanted  for reman plant. Prefer  truckloads or more. Phone  BUI or Eric at 522-6681 or  Bill (home) 9884479.        #5  Girl's Bike 8 to 10 year old  child. Large guinea pig  cage. 886-7028. #4  iw3t=-<n  [SnemvJ  WOOD HEATERS  AND  WOOD ELECTRIC  FURNACES  Sales  and Service  H. Himmel  Hwy. 101,  W. Sechelt  88S-2U3  After 5 p.m.  '57 Caddy de Ville, excellent  body, best offer to $1,500.  886-8317. #5  1980 Ford F150 4x4 custom,  black & red stepside short  box, AMX FM cassette,  velvet on roof. $10,500. Days  886-9500. Eves. 886-2860. #4  '79 GMC V�� ton Van, PS, PB,  6-cyl. auto., only 13,000  miles, mint cond. $6,700  OBO. Ph: 886-8776 or  885-2437. #4  '79 Ford F150, 55,000 km,  PS, PB, FM cass. 885-5570.  #4  2 1979 Elan Ski-dos $700  each, excellent condition,  about 40 hrs. on each. Ph:  884-5207. Dunham Road,  Port Mellon. #4  1968 Pontiac station  wagon, dependable  transportation $450 OBO.  886-8631. #4  1975 Colt automatic, 4,000  mi. on new motor. $1,995  OBO. 885-9232. #5  GASH FOR LOSS  tod dices  Free Estimates  D & 0  LOG SORTING LTD.  886-7896 886-7700  MUTT-HUTT  "Doggone Cozy"  Insulated Dog and Cat  houses - other unique  features. Ph: 886-9519.     #6  Sofa/Daybed, orange vinyl  that needs repair $40.  885-2468. #4  Very  large,  old,   upright  Freezer, good working condition. $100 firm. 886-7153.  #6  1 set of steel belted radial  snow tires on wheels. New  cond. FR78-14 $40. 1-18"  Electrohome table model  TV $150.886-9513. #4  Washer and Dryer $150. Dry  suit, excellent shape $600  OBO. Ph! 886-8656. *4  Alder Firewood $70 cord.  886-8700. TFN  2 sheets teak wood V, In x 4  x 8. Double stainless sink,  faucet plus counter top.  Bathroom mirror/cab. Floor  polisher. 26 in. colour TV.  8-lrack stereo. Stove hood,  gold. 886-2690 after 5.      #4  2 horses and 2 western saddles. For more information  phone 886-9625. #6  Moving Sale: Wicker,  household Items, tools,  books, couch & chair and  lots more. Indoors Jan.  30th. Follow signs up  Lockyer Rd. #4  Full size bed, box & mattress. $40 OBO. 15" snows  on Dodge wheels $20 OBO.  Elec. mower $30 OBO.  886-7028. #4  Inglis multi-cycle auto  washer, excellent condition.  Guaranteed & delivered.  $250. Phone 883-2648.   TFN  Trampoline, good condition,  good bounce. $700.  886-9243 or will trade for  Super 8 movie equipment.  #6  Appliances, Furniture, TV's,.  Stereos, etc. DISCOUNT  PRICES! Kern's Home Furnishings. Seaview Place,  Gibsons. 886-9733.        TFN  EAR PIERCING:  Beautiful 24 kt. gold studs  Included. Hairlines  886-2318, Seaview Place,  Gibsons. TFN  CAMPERS 8 RV'S  28' Holiday Trailer, 2-way  fridge, stove & eye-level'  oven, turnace, completely  self-contained. $7,000.  885-2143. #5  23 ft. Diplomat, fully self-  contained, trailer c/w hitch.  $7,900,886-9489. #4  16' travel trailer $2,000 OBO.  Prop. furn. & stove & fridge,  elec. lights & water tank &  awning. Good cond.  886-7028. #6  MOTORCYCLES  1975 Honda TL125 $350  OBO. Vinyl soft top for  Toyota landcrulser, used  one season $275. Phone  Rob 885-7248 after 5 p.m.  #4  AUTOMOTIVE  ISU0HI LYNX  (,K��N��l)0  Has Your Rabbit  Lost Its Hop?  Come in and see Herman  Vandeberg, 20 years  Volkswagen Specialist -  Factory trained  Yes, We Do Stock  Many VW Parts  1967 Datsun. It runs $150.  Also 2 outboard motors.  One Merc 78 hp and one  Scott 40 hp, for parts, both  for $75.883-9450. #4  1978 Ford Fairmont, low  miles, beautiful family car,  must sell. Phone 886-8769  aftef5pm. #5  5J x 15 rim for Volvo station  wagon. Brand new, never  used. $30. 886-7112 days or  886-7363 eves. 04  1976 Oldsmoblle Cutlass,  very good condition $2,500.  Call Rick 886-8026. #4  MOBILE HOMES  1982 Chancellor mobile  home, 3 bedrooms plus  family room, set up on  private acreage. One acre of  land also for sale. Asking  price $38,000 for trailer.  Phone 886-7469 after 6 pm.  *5  14 x 70 Moduline, fully set  up at #2 Comeau Mobile  Home Park with covered  sundeck, 9 x 12 metal  storage shed, 3 BR. Asking  $33,900. Ph: 886-8504 to  view. #4  "WHEELESTATE". The  WHEELESTATE PEOPLE,  Harbel Holdings Ltd. Mobile  Home listings and sales.  Kamloops 372-5711; Surrey  585-3622. Call collect.  (D8747). TFN  1968 Dodge Charger 2 door  HT, rebuilt 383 eng. Call  evenings 886-8505. #4  '75 GMC short van 350 auto,  PS/PB & extra, trade for car.  883-2772. #4  Must sell by Feb. 15th. 1980  Dodge Ramcharger 4x4 V-8,  4-speed, PS, PB, skid plate,  swing away rear tire carrier,  fold down rear seat, AM/FM  st. cassette, 13,000 ml. Ex.  cond. $10,000 OBO.  886-2138. #8  1980 Chev Vi ton Van 350  C.I. semi camperized,  30,000 km. Other options.  885-9206 or after 5 884-5334.  #6  76 Honda Civic, 4-spd.,  sunroof, AM/FM, must sell.  $1,200,886-7769. ��4  1973 Chev Vi ton 307,  3-spd., 85,000 ml. Good  cond. $1,750. Phone  885-5594. #4  72 Ford Econllne window  van, good motor & trans., 4  new tires, body fair $500.  Call 888-9984 after 4:30.   #6  1981 Chevelle 4-dr., 4-spd.,  hatchback, rear defrost.  7,500 km. Like new.  886-7579 after 6 p.m.        #6  ���ABBA���  \LEASE RENTALS  SOUTH COAST FORD  8852131  Across Irom Bennur s  1961 1-Ton Trucks  e/w 12' Vans  19S1 F-250'i  3/4 Ton Pickups  1981 Fairmont!  1981 Mustangs  5 Ton Truck. 22' Box  Hydraulic Tailgate  DAILY  SMTH CM8T  V9MM uuii i,t��  DOB 0001     "��ol Service  OOU-alCO I        6 am - 5 pm  VANS BR0NU0 MUSTANG  '81 GMC diesel Vi ton PU,  PB, PS, dual tanks, racor  filter, 19,000 km., excellent  condition. Tool box. $9,500.  885-3682. #6  74 Dodge Van 37,000 orig.  miles, cam headers mags,  floor shift - must sell. $2,500  OBO. Leave message  886-2534. #6  1977 GMC Vt ton van 350,  PS, PB, custom bumpers, 4  pass, bench seat, insl. &  panelled, 37,000 miles.  $4,200.  1977 23' Wilderness travel  trailer, fully Insulated, dbl.  win., bath, shower, 6 cu. ft.  fridge, propane stove &  oven & hot water tank, 14'  awning c/w hitch. $8,000.  Ph: 886-2910. #5  75 Dodge Van S.W.B. V-8  auto, PS, PB, cruise cont.,  sliding sunroof, tach,  wheels, 35,000 orig. miles,  clean, must sell, $5,000.  865-7453. #5  1981Z28 Camaro T-roof 350,  4-sp. all power equip.,  AM/FM cassette, on warranty. Phone 886-8483. #4  MOBILE HOME  SALES I SERVICE!  Big Maple Motel  Davis Bay  885-9513  D.I,. 6925  TRAILER HITCHES  Reese, Eaz-Tow & custcm  hitches. Call Terry at Coast  Industries, Gibsons,  886-9159.  TFN  coast mobile  GOOD  SELECTIONOF  DOUBLE WIDES  We take trades  or  Consign your  Mobile Home to  us for QUICK Sale  885-9979 Hwy. 101  Items, Irom Bennei', rui'Murel   Mbl 6393  12 x 68 3 bdrm. Mobile  Home, appliances incl. 1975  Estate. Call after 5 pm.  885-9458. #4  For Sale by Owner. Spanish  2,500 sq. ft. 4 bdrm. w/ocean  view, W/W, grand loyer, Ige.  fam. rm. w/wet bar, earth  stove heats H/W, elec. heat,  formal D/R kit/fam. w/wood  stove. Beaut. Roman bath, 3  S/D to decks, Incl. 3 major  appl., chimes, Intercom, extras, hand-crafted  workshop, 2-car carport,  close to all amenities.  Owner will finance 1st at  14% 2nd avail. To view  886-9862. $135,000. U  For Sale at Cost. Vt acre  with 1974, 1300 sq. ft.  house. 2 bdrm., 1 Vt baths. (1  ensulte), 6 appliances. This  cozy post & beam uniquely  designed 2 floor house on a  private level lot in  Sargeants Bay area has a  tishpond, a 10x6 workshop,  a 20x10 barn (workshop).  Cost price $85,000.885-3153  evenings. TFN  2 bdrm., part basement &  carport, excellent retirement location loverlooklng  boat basin & Keats Island,  close to post office, store &  bank, good garden soil,  clear title. $82,000 OBO.  Phone 886-8483. #6  WOODED LOT FOR SALE,  PARK-LIKE SETTING,  BEACH ACCESS, ALL SERVICES. MANATEE RD.,  ROBERTS CREEK.  72V.X105. $43,500. SOME  FINANCING AVAILABLE AT  15%. 886-2637. TFN  Reduced $16,000  Custom designed 1,300 sq.  ft. post and beam home on  Cooper Rd. 2 bedrooms, 1'/i  baths., (master ensulte), 6  appliances and lots of comfort, on a level Vt acre of  treed privacy. With a fish  pond, 2 outbuildings and  beautiful stained glass windows, it can all be yours for  the incredible p.rice of  $79,000. Owner must sell,  so act quickly. Call 885-3153  (eves). TFN  Waterfront home, Sechelt. 4  bedrooms, 2 fireplaces  reduced for imm. sale,  financing available, private  sale. $142,500 OBO.  885-2232. TFN  Level lot with some ocean  view In Creekside Park  estates. Low down payment  and financing available at  10% on balance. $33,900.  886-9411. TFN |  Nearly half an acre (95 x  200) semi-waterfront lot set  high above Georgia Strait at  Gower Point. Quiet area,  good building site on gentle  slope. Half down, half could  be financed at 12%.  $64,500,886-9411. TFN  Extra large corner lot  w/beautiful view of Gibsons  Harbour & Squamish mountains, 1 block to P.O. &  stores, all services, incl.  sewer, private. $63,900. Ph:  886-8628. ��5  Large corner lot In Gibsons  area, reduced for quick  sale. In area of new homes,  nicely treed, close to shopping & schools. $34,500.  Some terms. Private.  886-8628. #5  73'x127' lot, nicely treed,  quiet area, perc tested, King  Road off Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  $35,000 firm. 885-7463.   IFN  House for sale by owner,  Selma Park, one bedroom  retirement or starter home  on small lot with excellent  view.   $65,000.    Phone  886-8453. TFN  Roberts Creek building lot,  treed, close to beach,  $35,000. Phone 885-3470.  TFN  B.C. YUKON  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  INCOME TAX. CONFUSED?  Pay the least taxes possible. Learn by correspondence. Free  brochure, no obligation.  U&R Tax Schools, 1148  Main Street, Winnipeg,  Manitoba. R2W3S6.        #4  MITA COPYSTAR 17-dry  Electrostatic copier. Takes  full metro page size. Like  new, ideal for newspaper or  print shop $2,300. Sidney  Review, John Tate, phone  656-1151. #4  D6C CAT 76A fully equipped  $36,000. 745 Fiat Allls  R.O.P.S. 4 yard rubber  $26,000. 12 G.B. Fiat Allls  R.O.P.S. 3 yard track  $25,000. Mack Dump  $11,000. Enquist  Developments. Phone  923-6568, Campbell River.#5  BARTERCARD. Join The  Cashless Society. Increase  your sales: protect your  cash flow: add to your  credit: protection from high  interest. Contact: Head Office, Greater Vancouver,  phone 942-6661. Telex  04-353517. 2990 Flint Street,  Port Coquitlam, B.C. V3B  4H3. In Victoria: Wendy  Ridgway 383-2598; In Camp-  bell River: Ann Kask  286-8078; In Sidney: John  Kelley 478-7813. #4  RECONDITIONED EDIT-  WRITERS, Comp IV's,  Reporters Terminals with  warranty. New MCS System  with receivable package  and word processing. Call  Brian (403) 232-0202.        #4  4 PARCELS OF BEAUTIFUL  RANCHLAND 20 miles  southeast of Williams Lake.  From 75-200 acres - all adjoining. Some with creek  and lake frontage. Priced to  sell. Phone 392-2530.       #4  IF YOU ENJOY GARDEN-  ING, do it year round, using  an aluminum and glass  greenhouse. Write for free  brochure to: B.C.  Greenhouse Builders, 7425  Hedley Avenue, Burnaby,  B.C. V5E 2R1. Mall orders  now available. #4  Coast News, January 25,1982  B.C.   YUKON  BLANKET  CLASSIFIEDS  17  $$$! Want to be your own  boss and Join the multi-  million dollar beauty Industry? This new career can  be obtained In a short  period of time. You can  become a certified technician in cellulite treatments,  sculptured tingernails,  facials, ear piercing,  eyelashes and body waxing.  Phone (days) 463-5025;  (evenings) 462-7587 or  462-7774. #4  FAMILY BUSINESS IN THE  BEAUTIFUL GRAND  FORKS VALLEY. Thriving  grocery store, garden centre, fruit stand. Showing  tremendous growth. New  fully equipped 50 seat  restaurant, two bedroom living quarters, one acre property on Highway 3. Priced  tor quick sale. Phone  442-2510, Rilkotl's Store,  Grand Forks. B.C. V0H 1H0.  #4  DONOVAN LOG HOMES BY  McDERMIO AND JOHNSON  LTD. For brochure or further  information write; Box 777,  100 Mile House, B.C. V0K  2E0. Phone 395-3811. #4  HORSE AND STOCK  TRAILERS new and used  available at reasonable  prices. Phone 542-9851 or  546-9355.0.L. #6355.        #4  1980 CASE 580C Construction King backhoe. 400  hours. Extendahoe Clam  Bucket. 3 ton Miller trailer.  Sold as unit. Price $60,000.  Firm. No trlflers. Phone  338-6685. #4  PART-TIME/FULL-TIME  FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY. Fun, security and high  Income can be yours, if you  decide now to )oin our successful team, are willing to  work hard and have only  $8,600 to invest. For the  selected applicants we provide: proven high income  formula; comprehensive in  house training; on going  help and assistance; no risk  guarantee for your Investment. For more information,  phone 294-2373 or write:  Westland Food Packers  (B.C.) Ltd., 385 Boundary  Road South, Vancouver,  B.C.V5K4S1. #4  1970 FORD C850 T/A  automatic with packer. 1975  Chevrolet 6506' S/A  'automatic with packer. 1969  JD 544 loader. Phone  525-2072 days or 859-1249  evenings and weekends. HA  BRITISH SPORTS CARS.  Buy direct and save $$$.  Phone toll-free  800-663-1202. ��7  ARTS CRAFTS-GIFTS. EXCLUSIVE ORIGINALS.  Established and Increasing  business in prime location  -Sidney. Excellent lease,  $39,000 plus stock at invoice. Phone 656-4335.     U  NOTICE TO  CREDITORS  IN THE ESTATE OF NILS  0LSEN STANDAL. otherwise  referred lo as NILS 0LSEN.  LATE OF SECHELT. BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  NOTICE is hereby given that  Creditors and others having  claims against the estate ol  the above named are hereby  required lo send particulars  thereof lo Ihe Executrix,  JENNY BR0UGHT0N  I0LSEN). al Eastwood &  Company. Barristers &  Solicitors. PO. Box 12B0.  201 Teredo Square. Sechell.  Brilish Columbia, on or  before February 26. 1982.  alter which dale the Executrix will distribute Ihe  said estate among parlies  entitled thereto, having  regard only lo claims by  which she then has notice.  JENNY BR0UGHT0N  (OLSEN)  Executrix  BY HER SOLICITOR  GORDON J. BENNETT  EASTWOOD & COMPANY  Province ol  British Columbia  Ministry ol  Forests  SALE OF  DECKED LOGS  Sealed tenders will be  received by the undersigned  lor an esiimated 220 m3 ol  decked alder and maple logs.  in the vicinity ol Kleindale. '  Deadline lor submitting-  tenders is 1:30 p.m. on'  Thursday. January 28.  1982.  Full particulars are available  Irom Ihe B.C. Forest Service  at the address below.  Dislricl Manager  B.C. Forest Service  Teredo Square  Box 4000  Sechelt. B.C.  VON 3A0  Telephone 885-5174  B.C. YUKON  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  PRO REQUIRED '82 -'83  season for 50-70 skaters.  Gold dance, 6th figure  preferred. Send resume to  Box 914, Ashcroft, B.C. V0K  1A0. #4  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop olf your Coast Nevs  Classified at Campbell  Family Shoes Sechelt c  Madeira  Park  Pharmac  Mi.  -. . '. fe':=i;��i;.��������� --. w  The SUNSHINE COAST  REALTOR  A Glassford Press Publication. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1VO  Individual    Listings  Presale By Builder  1172 sq, ft., 3 bedroom 2 bath, close to schools, basement.  $75,000  886-7309  PANORAMIC VIEW - REVENUE  Lower Gibsons Revenue property. Panoramic view  $125,000  up to $100,000 financing available at 13%  Call 438-6508 (collect)  5 ACRES  in Upper Roberts Creek  VERY PRIVATE  $85,000 O.B.O.  ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED  885-2858  WOODCREEK PARK  corner lot #74  Price Stt��,WHC  Open to Offers 886-2311  COMPETITIVE RATES  RENT-A-CAR  RENT-A-TRUCH  Selling Your Home?      We  Can  Help.  Call   886-2622   or  886-7817 125,1982  PENDER HARBOUR FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT  INVITATION TO TENDER  Sealed tenders will be received by the undersigned  up to 12 Noon on Tuesday, February 2nd, 1982 lor  ���the construction of an addition to the Garden Bay  'Fire Hall, namely the training area.  Plans for construction can be obtained upon a $25  deposit by certified cheque, payable to the Pender  Harbour Fire Protection District. Cheques to be  refunded if plans returned in good condition and  complete within 10 days of closing date.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  Plans may be obtained from the Chairman, Ross Mc-  Quitty. 883-9083 or in writing to the Pender Harbour  Fire Protection District, P.O. Box 304, Madeira Park,  B.C. VON 2H0.  Dated this 11th day of January, 1982.  Thi Pender Harbour Fire Protection District  Ross McQultty, Chairman  The joys of cooking  AB Haddock Boat moving.  Licensed and fully insured.  Hydraulic equipment.  Phone 883-2722 days.  883-2682 eves.  TFN  J-       HIQGS MARINE  i       SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition  and valuation surveys. Serving the Sunshine Coast and  q.C. coastal waters. Phone  8859425, 885-9747,  $5-3643,886-9546,       TFN  ifi It. F/G trailer, "Iwan K"  t95 Penta, electronics,  Ijshing gear. Ph: 885-2002 or  View at Porpoise Bay wharl.  ���J #2  I   (riving Gear for sale, alum.  (��nk, 3/8 wet suit, regulator  ejtc. 885-5406. US  2  JPolice News  MARSHALL'S  SCUBA SERUICE  Salvage & Underwater  Repairs  fnei - Anthm - OkIii  (all 883-0482  Borg-Warner trans., V-drlve,  shaft, 2 rudders and extras.  886-9588. #6  Continued from Page 13  'Jen to be the ones involved in the thefts.  On the 20th: Early in the  {homing Police noticed  jjiai. the Pacifica Pharmacy . had been broken  iolo and thai a quantity  ���if narcotic drugs were  tjlolen   from   a   locked  pboard.  Suspects are  ng invesligated.  two persons involved are  residents of Pender Harbour. The accident is still  under investigation.  Police are still receiving several complaints  from the school bus  drivers of ihe area.  Motorists should be  aware lhal Ihe bus  drivers are alert and will  ; A single more vehicle    report all violations they  tcident sent the two oc- witnessed lo Ihe RCMP.  _ Upants lo Si. Mary's  Hospital for ireatmenl  je>f injuries and observa-  Jion. The accident occurred near Kleindale in ihe  Madeira Park area. The  FOR SALE:  *. Classified ads thai can cover  J; B.C. a the Yukon  I blanket  I classifieds  ���  25 WORDS $M  *The Sunshine  ftOAiriiiri  eccIT  All drivers are  obligated lo slop when  the red lights of a school  bus are flashing. The  safely of countless  children depends upon  this simple rule.  Sechelt RCMP  welcomes two new  members to their detachment: Constable Tom  Priest from Chilliwack  will be taking Ihe position of senior constable,  and Constable Yves An-  taya el son epouse, de  Sorel, Province du  Quebec.  I   DROP OFF YOUR  -CLASSIFIED ADS1>  "' CAMpbEll's  FAMILY SHOES 1 LEATHER GOODS  ���In me Hea'l ot DoWntown StcMIt"      8859345  DEADLINE: 12 NOON SATURDAY  In Sachalt  In P��nd��r Harbour at:       **����� *<���>&������*������ ">1  MADEIRA PARK PHARMACY [  Pindar Harbour Ctnln.        963 94u  DSADUNKi il NOON FRIDAY  Rumblings of a  Rover  by Dec Cat  To those of us who  had still to be convinced  that there was actually a  war in progress, the  levelling of the Marine  Court Hotel and our narrow escape had a sobering effect and dispelled  the last of our doubts.  The total destruction and  the tragic loss of life  came as a shock to us all.  Another shock was in  store when, on our arrival in Bournemouth,  Hampshire, we were met  by the officer who, for  the length of time we  stayed in that resort  town gave us our orders  and who more or less  controlled our destinies.  There is an old axiom  that one should not  speak ill of the dead, but  it is my contention that  this is unreasonable inasmuch thai if one cannot find anything good  to say about a person  and wishes to discuss  them, what is left if one  cannot tell the truth? I  have never been a churchgoer and have no intention of ever becoming  one, but I find it not only  despicable but offensive  when reading of the  funeral services and the  eulogizing by a minister  of some character whom  he would have us believe  was deserving of a halo,  when we all knew that  that same characater was  as crooked as a dog's  back leg and we were  vastly relieved to be rid  of him.  Let us face it, Fit. Lt.  B. was a miserable s.o.b.  and a firm believer in  making life unpleasant  for any and all who came  in contact with him.  Nicknamed "The  Weasel", he had been in  the RCAF for a long  time and, in my opinion,  had long forgotten that  he was a Canadian and  had gone completely  RAF. This was probably  a strategic move on his  part, as although we  were recognized as having a separate identity,  we were definitely under  RAF command.  We had been  transported in trucks or,  to use the English term,  "lorries" from Hastings  to Bournemouth and,  after a bouncing trip  over back roads,  possibly to avoid aerial  attack from the ever-  present Luftwaffe, we  were assembled on some  kind of a square to hear  what our superior officer  had to say. It was not only threatening but insulting.  In a whining nasal  tone he had the colossal  nerve to inform us that  we had a great deal to  learn as regards cooking  in large quantities (this  was probably true) and  he expected us to follow  the English way of going  about things. He more or  less   implied   that   we  should learn about  preparing tasty meals  from them and follow  their example. This  amounted to a lot of  balderdash as, had we  followed his precepts, we  would probably have  had a mutiny on our  hands. As "Old John"  Keller, who was a  displaced Irishman and  knew a great deal more, I  am certain, about  English cooking than  Fit. Lt. B., remarked  afterwards "What in the  hell is he talking about?  All you need to know  over here is to scorch the  meat, boil the vegetables  to a mush and drench  everything else in Bird's  Custard!" The latter  product, commonly  known among the boys  as the "Yellow Peril"  appeared to be held in  high regard by our  English contemporaries  and they poured it over  anything faintly resembling a dessert, from rice  to rhubarb.  As a corporal, 1 had  been assigned to the  Metropole Hotel, which  turned out to be a redbrick building of uncer  tain age, on a hill  overlooking the harbour.  I had for my assistants  "Old John", a pair of  young chaps who had  been bakers' apprentices  in civilian life and were  known as the "Gold  Dust Twins" as they  were inseparable both on  and off duty and finally  young Jimmy Kernahan,  who had contributed the  two bottles of rye on tht  troopship coming over  but who had confessed  that his sole experience  of cooking had been one  time when his Mother  was sick in bed with the  'flu and he had warmed  up some already cooked  potatoes'.  The kitchen in the  Metropole, like many  English hotels, was  situated in the basement  and all the food was sent  up to the dining room  above by means of  dumb-waiters. The  facilities for the actual  cooking were not only  meagre but extremely ancient. Huge iron pots or  cauldrons were individually heated by a  weighed about 40 tons  and took up most of the  small coal fire  underneath while the  main stove, also a coal  burner, was a gigantic  affair that must have  already cramped space  left in the kitchen. The  floor was of red brick.  We were supposedly  feeding about 300 men  but, being aircrew, about  a third of them were  either absent on duty or  on leave so we prepared  meals for about 200.  Whether it was due to  the quality of our cooking or simply that they  were not hungry, we  usually had a lot of leftovers, which brings us  around to the disposal of  garbage under wartime  conditions. All waste  food had to be placed in  containers allotted for  that purpose, while empty cans (labels removed)  went into others. All  paper products, including cardboard, had  to be bundled up and  tied with either string or  wire. Even the ashes  from the stove had to be  kept apart (Cod knows  what they did with them,  maybe they were made  into bricks!) The point  was that nothing must be  wasted, it all had to be  conserved to aid the war  effort. This was a lofty  and splendid idea of  course but it was time  consuming and a source  of irritation to us Canadians, who had never  known what it was to  save anything except  possibly money and most  of us were not too good  at that, especially in wartime when many of us  had adopted the "today  we live, tomorrow we  die" philosophy.  Fortunately for us we  had a large number of  the W.A.A.F. (Women's  Auxiliary Air Force) attached to our outfit so  they did most of the garbage sorting. That they  were good at other things  will not be discussed at  this time. We will go into  that in some future column and also introduce  our readers, (assuming  that there are any) to not  only some of the girls but  to a Warrant Officer in  the R.A.F. who went by  the name of "Lord  Swill".  I can help you sort out the  dilemma ol buying a new or  used car in today's market.j.  Maybe you want to know the1  value ol your present car or  how much il will be lo lease or  buy a new one.  No obligation. 885-5131  Mark Guignard  General Sales Manager  Sunshine Melon Lit.  Donations needed  ������.eeeaaeeaeleeaeaeeeeefaia  Meals on Wheels  NOTICE  VILLAGE OF SECHELT  DOQ LICENCES  Dog Lioences tor the calendar year 1S82 are now  available at the Village ot Sechelt office on Inlet Ave.  Licence fees:  For any dog or bitch tour months of age, or older:  1. $12.00 for every male dog  2. $12.00 for every spayed female  dog.  3. $26.00 for every female dog, not  spayed.  Licences   must  be  obtained  by  February 15, 1982.  A.E. Pollock  By-Law Enforcement Officer   Village of Sechelt  by Jean Lubin  Chairman  Meals on Wheels  Committee  Since March 1981, the  Sunshine Coast Community Services Society  has been providing a  much needed Meals on  Wheels service in the  Gibsons area. About 40  meals a week are cooked  in the Kiwanis In-.  termediate Care Facility  and the message recorder  necessary for clients who  need to phone in their requests for meals or  cancellations; the small  honorarium of $230.00  to the hardworking coordinator, Linda Reeve;  travel costs to pick up  supplies; and the annual  audit and insurance fees.  Last year, we received  generous donations from  Gibsons Village council,  the   Regional   Board,  in Gibsons and delivered i "lc   5SftW"��   ����"ra  on     -   I, Mondays, | Canadian   Forest   Pro  Wednesdays and Fridays   ducts and an anonymous  by volunteer drivers to LErlSft  d,on.or-   whlch  any elderly, handicapped   covered a" our exPenses  swanson's  Swanson's Ready-Mix Ltd.  Box 172, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  or home-bound person  who might otherwise  find difficulty in preparing a nourishing hot  meal. The clients receiving ihe meals have been  very appreciative, and  we feel this is a worthwhile service which  might well be expanded  in Ihe future.  The clients pay $2.50 a  meal which covers the  cost of the food only; ihe  cooking is done free of  charge, and Ihe delivery  is done by a marvellous  group of willing  volunteers, who donate  their gas expenses as well  as their time. Bui ihe  programme does have  other costs which are met  partly by a small gram of  $2,000 from ihe Ministry  of Health, and otherwise  can only be covered by  donations from ihe community. These costs include the cosl of the  boxes used for delivery,  and the disposable containers for the food; the  costs of the lelephone  for March 1981  -February 1982. But by  the end of next month,  we will need more money  lo continue providing the  service. We are appealing lo members of the  public to help us by a  donation, however  small, lo support this  very worthwhile service.  Won't you please send a  donation lo Meals on  Wheels,   c/o   Sunshine  Continuing  Ed  resumes  The icy roads and the  "occasional blizzards the  new year brought along,  made us at Continuing  Education decide to  postpone our new program until the first week  of February.  Two Bicycle Maintenance workshops in "The  Real Bicycle Shop" in  Gibsons, will take place  February 2 & 4, 7 - 9  p.m. The fee is $5 per  family, $3 for adults and  $2 for students over 12 if  they come alone.  Among the new  courses we introduce is  the Radio Amateur  Licencing Course No. 1  which is given by Gary  Wallinder on Mondays  and Wednesdays,  During the coming  weeks, we will give you  some other examples of  the courses we offer in  the new program which  starts the first week of  February.  The Continuing  Education office is  located in the Portable  Unit at Chatelech Jr.  Secondary School in  Sechelt.  The co-ordinator's job  is temporarily shared by  Ricki Moss and Karin  Hoemberg. The  secretary Lori Boyce  receives all course  registrations, and she is  also responsible for  booking of facilities for  community use.  For further information call 885-3512 Continuing Education.  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JOHN'S  Davis Bay - 9:30 am  GIBSONS  Classlord Rd - Il:l5am  Sunday School ��� 9:30 am  Rev. Alex. G. Reld  Church Telephone  886-2333       ST. BARTHOLOMEW A  ST. AIDAN  ANGLICAN CHURCHKS  Combined Services  I sl Sunday 10:00 am  in Sl. Bartholomew's  Gibsons  All oilier Sundays  Ruben s Creek 2:00 pm  Family Holy Eucharist  Gibsons 10:00 am  Rector:  Rev. John E. Robinson  SEVENTH-DAY  ADVENTIST CHURCH  Sabbath School Sal.  9:30 am  Hour of Worship Sal.) I am  Browning Rd. & Hwy. 101  Paslor: C. Drleberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or 883-2736  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  SOCIETY  SECHELT SERVICES:  Sundays 11:30 am  Wednesday 8:00 pm  Sunday School 11:30 am  All   in   United   Church  edifice on main highway in  Davis   Bay.   Everyone   is  warmly inviled to attend.  Phone     885-3157    or  886-7882  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  Park Rd., Gibsons  Paslor: Harold Andrews  Res: 886-9163  Church: 886-2611  Sunday School 9:30 am  Morning Service 11:00 am  Gospel Service 7 pm  Prayer & Bible Study  Thursday 7 pm  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Cedar Grove School  Chaster Rd., Gibsons  Senior Paslor: Ted Boodle  Youlh Paslor: Jack Moch  Sunday School 9:30 am  Morning Worship 11 am  Evening Fellowship 6 pm  Home Bible Study  Phone 886-9482 or  886-7268  Affiliated wilh Ihe  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada  GLAD TIDINGS  TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School 9:45 am  Worship Service 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 6 pm  Bible Sludy Wed. 7:30 pm  Paslor: Wayne Stilling  SECHELT  NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY  SERVICES  in  Senior Citizens Hall  1:00 pm Sunday  Everyone Welcome  Rev. P. Brooks, Paslor  It is a green tea and has a  very great social importance in the life of the  Japanese people. Both  Chinese and Japanese  teas are like French  wines���volumes can be  written about them and  no one expert is likely to  agree with another about  their finer points. Connoisseurs each have their  own meticulous way of  buying, brewing, and  drinking tea.  These tea experts  would, I am sure, agree  with this statement:  Americans, Canadians  and other English-  speaking people brew tea  too strong. No matter  how great the quality of  the tea, if it is brewed too  strong it will be harsh  and bitter to the taste.  Tea of proper strength  has a pleasant and  natural sweetness. The  western practice of adding sugar and cream is a  definite no-no when  drinking the teas of the  Orient. About one scant  teaspoon of tea leaves  per cup of water is sufficient , this amount can be  reduced if you are brew  ing a large pot of tea. Let  the tea steep at least  three minutes before serving.  Another delightful  drink that I enjoy with  rice and seafoods is the  faintly sweet Japanese  white rice wine called  sake (sakee). It is the  custom in Japan to drink  sake hot. It is served  from a small porcelain  bottle called a "Tok-  kuri" which has been  heated in a kettle of hot  water to about 55 ��C.  The hot sake is then  poured into tiny cups  called a sakazuki from  which it is sipped before  and during the meal.  Sake closely resembles  dry vermouth in flavour  and can also be served  cold in a number of  cocktails because of its  high   alcohol   content.  I use sake a lot in  cooking seafood, for  marinades and sauces  when a little honey is  mixed with it I find it  better and cheaper than  the Chinese cooking  wine in the grocery store.  Sea you.  by J. Wayne Rowe  Third Party Liability  Insurance  With auto insurance  renewal time drawing  near for many drivers, it  is perhaps worthwhile to  pause a moment to consider whether the  amount of third party  liability insurance that  you presently carry is  still adequate.  Third party liability  insurance is, of course,  that insurance which  pays any claims made  against you where you  are found to be the cause  of an accident resulting  in property damage or  personal injury to  another person.  Personal injury  awards made by the  courts have been  escalating rapidly with  several awards exceeding  $500,000 and one recently as high as $1.3 million.  Notwithstanding these  figures, many drivers  persist in carrying the  minimum coverage of  $100,000.  From a purely selfish  point of view, this  doesn't make sense if  you have any assets at all  as you could be virtually  wiped out by a personal  injury claim. Even if you  don't have the assets today, you could still find  yourself having to make  payment in the future  when you were in a better position.  The other side of the  coin is that some drivers  are underinsured, don't  have any assets and probably never will have any  real monetary net worth.  Should your claim be  against someone like this  an award of $1 million  would be small comfort  Sechelt  briefs  "."'Following Mr. Henry  Hall's' presentation of  this "Royal Reach" concept, (see front page  story) the subsequent  business of council at  Wednesday's meeting  seemed quite anti-  climactic.  Arts Centre parking:  Responding to complaints about parked cars  blocking emergency  vehicle access, Mayor  Koch warned drivers attending Arts Centre  functions to park n  designated areas only, or  illegally parked vehicles  would be ticketted. "Fire  vehicles must be able to  negotiate the area" said  Koch. "If people are too  lazy to park and walk,  they'd belter stay  home."  Rezoning By-law:  A by-law to allow the  rezoning of Block 7, the  properly al the western  end ofjrail Bay Mall  between Cowrie and  Teredo, to commercial  use, was discussed and  instructions were given  to draw up the proposed  by-law so lhal public  hearings could be held  and the rezoning process  initiated.  to you as you are  unlikely ever to receive  it.  This is another good  reason for ensuring that  you have adequate third  party liability coverage  because for a small additional premium you can  obtain coverage which  would permit your  award to be satisfied  from your own insurance  up to the amount of your  third party liability  coverage. Thus, if the  other driver is underinsured you won't be left  with a hollow victory.  One other point which  should be made while I  am on the subject of personal injury awards is in  respect of the use of seal  belts. A number of cases  have held that the injured claimant contributed to his own injuries because of his  failure to wear a seat  belt. As a result the final  award has been reduced  by the percentage to  which the court found  that the failure to wear a  seat belt contributed to  the injuries. In one instance at least, this  resulted in a reduction of  the award by an amount  in excess of a quarter of  a million dollars.  Whatever your views  may be on the use of seat  belts, this is certainly a  point worth bearing in  mind the next time you  get into your car.  A\V  January  SALE  Until Jan. 30th  asm\f/0 Oil   List Price of All  Cabinets & Vanities  Ordered during Sale Period  30% - 70% off  Carpet & Lino  All In-Stock  Ctrpot - Cibiiof  Ciifro  Hand Cut  Lead Crystal  HANGING  LAMP  Made in France  Reg. List Price $625.00  1    y $259.00  s  Other Lamps at  Very Special Prices  y  mnwmmmmmmmmmwiimmm  / Bill's Holland Electric Ltd.  nt��t to Kan Davrlaa U tern  Hwy. 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To remove  damaged, diseased or  awkwardly placed branches. 2. To shape the tree  for appearance and ease  in cultivation and  harvesting. The following is an recommended  procedure.  1. Cut out all diseased or  broken, or dead branches.  2. Where branches  parallel each other closely, cut out the less  Vigorous   or   desirable  'one.  3. Remove branches  which project upward or  ^downward   from   main  ���^branches,       leaving  horizontal growth only  as far as is possible.  ���A. Open up the crown to  'light by cutting out excessive growth.  '5.   In  older  trees,  cut  back leader branches to  reduce height and give  ! good lateral conformation.  '. 6. Cul close to trunks,  ; cleanly.  ��� 7.   Where   very   heavy  !,pruning   is   required,  spread it  over two or  three years.  8. Prune annually.  9. Seal large cuts with  . pitch   or   pruning   seal  compound.  10. Fill holes in trunks  . wilh   the   same   compound.  11. Cut off all root  suckers.  Shrubs:  Many shrubs do not  require regular pruning  and should be pruned  only to control size and  lo produce desirable  shape. Some of these are  azaleas, cotoneaster,  jasmine, magnolia, currant and viburnum.  For those shrubs that  produce flowers on new  growth, cut last year's  shoots back to a few inches from main stems.  Examples are hardy  fuschias, hydrangeas,  and some spireas.  For those which  flower on old growth,  cut back after flowering  -fosythia, jasmine and  mock orange.  Plants which produce  suckers, especially lilacs,  should have these trimmed off now.  Neglected shrubs  should be cut back  drastically now. You  may sacrifice one year's  bloom, but eventually  the shrub will be better  for it.  When transplanting  shrubs (later on), since  some roots are last in the  process, cut back your  stems accordingly to  assure balanced rooting  lo supply the nutritional  requirements.  Remember���plants  like people, respond lo  good care in their health,  appearance and productivity, and pruning is an  important facet of this  care.  When God on earth was  making this primal  Paradise  A garden, say the Scrip-  lures, was fashioned to  suffice.  And man these years  remembers, and every  spring recants.  One step toward his  Eden with every seed he  plants.  ��� Chateaubriand  Happy gardening.  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The brutality of the attack, the callousness of  the assailants who left  him on the highway and  ihe indifference of  bystanders who did  nothing are scandalous.  We're often smug and  superior, living here in  our small, semi-rural  communities, where we  know our neighbours  and are ready to lend a  hand if needed. Sure,  people are murdered all  the time in big cities,  their cries for help ignored, but we'd never lei  it happen here. A Kitty  Genovese could be stabbed more than SO times  in a New York doorway,  while dozens of people  pretended not to hear her  anguished pleas for  assistance, but a similar  situation would be unthinkable on the Sunshine Coast. Or would  it?  Crown prosecutor  Tony Rowley rather  understated the case  when he commented  after the inquest that he  "didn't think much of  the people of this community if they would  leave an injured person  lying on the highway."  Why didn't anyone  help the beaten man and  prevent him from being  run over and killed?  Fear of being involved, drunkenness, the  hope that someone else  would do something, indifference, indecision,  ignorance���these are  some of the possible  reasons, but they're nol  valid excuses.  Certainly the man's attackers couldn't be relied  upon for assistance and  the hotel patrons who  were drunk weren't  thinking too clearly, but  what about the  bystanders who had their  wits about them?  No one helped, so Bernard Jesso lay on the  highway after midnight  until he was run over by  an off-duty ambulance  driver whose vision was  hampered by the lights  of a stationary car and  who was unable to stop  in time. Ironically, this  driver was the one person who hurried to give  assistance, but in vain.  One fact becomes obvious from the inquest  into this tragedy: alcohol  abuse played a major  role in the man's death.  Testimony revealed thai  the deceased had been intoxicated on the night of  his death, as had many  of the participants in the  series of fights lhat  preceded it. Without excessive drinking, it's  unlikely thai the  disputes, the beating and  the death would have occurred.  How many more  senseless tragedies will il  take for people to realize  that the road to ruin is  paved with alcohol.  The Jesso incident  reminded me of a story I  covered while editing the  weekly newspaper in  Hope. There had been a  party, a group of young  people drinking and having a good time. Then  the violence began. In a  scuffle, a young man  who cleared tables at the  bus depot cafeteria was  knocked to the floor,  banging his head heavily.  Unconscious,   he   was  dumped on to the lawn  of a home to sleep off  the effects of the drinks  and the bump on his  head. Before the sun rose  on that winter morning,  he was dead. The high  school kids who put him  there, not maliciously  but carelessly, were not  charged in his death, but  they'll often be haunted  by the memory of that  night.  Participants in the  brawl outside the Pen  Hotel last October and  other bystanders who did  nothing to get medical  help for a badly injured  man will always be  ashamed when they  recall the scene, but will  their shame prevent a  similar episode from occurring?  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