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 WIPPI  mm  m  \ I  ��&*��*  '���> Coast since 1945  Published at -,-_  25* per copy on news sia.Js  The Sunshine  Delivered to every address on the Coast  December 2, 1980  Volume 34, Number 48  Public use of foreshore stressed  Lease guidelines presented  This youngster it tht Sunnycrest Shopping Centre made sure thtt she wu close to the head ofthe line ind got her Christmas list in  before Santa's head was full of other requests.  Inspect Community College  Paetkau and Hodgins visit North Island  by Maryanne West  Dr. Eric Paetkau, and Trustee Brian Hodgins, the Sunshine  Coast's representatives on the Capilano College Board visited the  North Island College in Courtenay recently to see if they could  glean any ideas useful for this district.  North Island College serves northern Vancouver Island's  remote communities from Port Alberni and Gold River to  Campbell River, Alert Bay and Port Hardy and others. They too  have to serve students scattered over great distances. As il is  mostly impractical to bring students to a central campus���the  small centre in Campbell River was deserted when they were  there���the College has invested in two mobile study campers and  a boat, by which the tutors can get to the students.  Reporting to the School Board, Trustee Hodgins said he felt  strongly that their system of correspondence courses, tapes and  cable TV with no seminars or personal contact with lecturers or  fellow students is not for us.  He hoped we would be able to combine correspondence courses  from the Open Learning Institute in Richmond, with courses  given in communities by Capilano College and when it comes  onstream with McGeer's satellite delivered system called  Knowledge Network of the West.  Dr. Paetkau is presently working with a local committee to  assess the needs of the Sunshine Coast, the usefulness of a central  campus, and any other innovative and practical ideas we can come  up with which will make the learning experience rewarding and  available tc all those who would like to participate���either in  upgrading qualifications for careers or for enlightenment and  enhancing one's pleasure in life.  The Open Learning Institute already makes available  background material for use with educational programming on  P.B.S. Channel 9, for such specials as Carl Sagan's Cosmos series.  Romane, the hypnotist was In fine form at the Elphinstone gym on Sunday afternoon. In this preliminary stage he has his willing  subjects convinced they are playing a honky tonk piano.  Steamboat Rock a heritage reserve  Log salvage notice clarified  An RCMP press release published in last week's Coast News  stated that the Gibsons detachment requests log salvagers to  refrain from tying up or booming logs at Steamboat Rock in  Howe Sound. The release further stated that the area, designated  Cotton Grounds Four and Five is within Whonnock Industries  lease area.  Since June of 1977 Steamboat Rock has been known as  "Mariners' Rest", a heritage reserve set aside for the last rites of  seamen. (See Capt. W.Y. Higgs' letter on Page Three).  Bernie Kasper, Log Supply Inspector for Whonnock Industries  told the Coast News that the request referred to the water lease  areas immediately behind Mariners' Rest. Though Whonnock  Industries stores boomed logs in the area, it does so by  arrangement with Seaspan, the company which actually holds the  leases, Kasper said.  "We don't want to imply that we have any control over  Steamboat Rock, now known as Mariners' Rest," Kasper said.  Log Salvage Regulations prohibit log salvagers from entering  water lease areas where logs arc boomed and stored.  Howe Sound under siege  by John Moore  A near capacity crowd of  almost 200 people filled a small  auditorium at the West Vancouver Recreation Centre  Wednesday night to attend the  first general meeting of the  Save Howe Sound Society and  to unanimously pass two  resolutions aimed at the preservation of the Sound for recreational use by future generations.  The first resolution, addressed to Provincial Environment  Minister Stephen Rogers,  registers the Society's strong  objection to any further industrial expansion in the Sound  and particularly makes reference to the establishment of  liquid natural gas tanker-  loading facilities at Britannia  Beach, the possibility of an  open pit copper-molybdenum  mine on Gambier Island, and  the expansion of deep-sea port  facilities in the Squamish  estuary.  The second resolution, addressed to a number of Pro  vincial and Federal Ministries,  requests that the Howe Sound  area be declared an area  primarily used for recreation  and that the strictest pollution  control measures be exercised  to govern existing industry in  Howe Sound.  The resolutions arose out of  several presentations, the first  by Squamish Nature Centre  biologist Jorma Jyrkkanen,  who ran a short National Film  Board feature entitled "Estuary" which illustrated the  vital   role   played   by   river  Last Thursday night the regional board received the set of  proposed guidelines for Water Leases and Licences of Occupation  drawn up by Water Lease Committee Chairman Joe Harrison and  Area B Alternate Director Homer Glass.  The guidelines are the result of meetings with Lands Branch  Regional Manager Larry Sorken and interested members of the  public and written submissions from the public to the committee.  The guidelines recommend that the highest priority be given to  public use of the foreshore, whether residential or commercial and  point out that waterfront access for the fishing industry, the  logging industry and the tourist industry is an economic necessity  and must be guaranteed.  . The guidelines state that "larger scale dense private moorage in  residential areas is undesirable" and recommend that the use of  the public foreshore for private use be restricted to minor  inoffensive floats in areas of lower population density.  The guidelines further recommend that careful consideration  be given to the length of time the beach or water has been used by  the public and in what manner, whether or not public access to or  along the beach will be impeded, and how the issuance of a lease or  licence will affect the surrounding community, particularly  insofar as it may set a precedent.  Details of the guidelines include:  1. No private foreshore water leases should be granted in front  of residentially zoned upland parcels.  2. Commercial foreshore leases may be granted in front of  commercially zoned upland parcels and unoccupied crown  foreshore, subject to an examination of the merits of each  individual application.  3. Shellfish leases may be granted to bona fide shellfish  producers subject to a performance clause.  4. The Regional District should establish a headline in each area  where leases are issued. No leases will be allowed beyond the  headline boundary.  5. All leases and licences of occupation issued will require  building permits (including site locations) for all structures, floats,  ramps and works constructed on foreshore leases.  i 6. The Regional District will consider licences of occupationfor  bona fide commercial fishermen, boom boats, log salvors, charter  vessels in front of residentially zoned upland parcels for the  anchoring of floats and vessels associated in these traditional  occupations.  7. Licences of occupation for a single modest float, and ramp  for private moorage (in a limited area used for pilings and floats  only) may be issued in front of residentially zoned upland parcels,  wed as a single family residence. Thc siting and size of the float  will be restricted and prescribed by the licence". No foreshore leases  for the commercial storage of boats using covered boat houses will  be granted. The Regional District endorses the concept of dryland  winter storage for recreational vessels.  8. Moorage and anchorage for larger recreational vessels  should be in commercial or public facilities.  For UIC  Fishermen facing  stiffer requirements  by Don Lev an  Fishermen residing on the Sunshine Coast and on the lower  mainland must have 14 insurable weeks of employment to qualify  for UIC benefits this year as opposed to 12 last year at this time.  Abo affected by these changes are Vancouver Island fishermen  who are now required to have 10 insurable weeks in order to  qualify.  This follows the implementation of a new system by the  government based on regional levels of unemployment.  Due to poor catches and low prices in this year's salmon season,  the United fishermen and Allied Workers Union is appealing to  the government for a relaxing of the new eligibility rules.  UFAWU organizer Dennis Brown told the Coast News "The  union's position is that the basic eligibility requirements for  fishermen should be reduced to 8 weeks if we take into account the  current state of the industry. For some of the fishermen, it's an  impossibility to get 14 insurable weeks during the season as it  stands."  As an example of the kind of catch 22 that some fishermen have  to contend with, UFAWU Welfare director Bert Ogden cited the  case of a member whi se total weeks of insurable employment last  year added to 13, one short of the required 14 for his area. This  year, a fisherman may also be required to produce a minimum of  20 insurable weeks if he is a new entrant or a re-entrant to the  workforce. The fisherman in the example above had 19 insurable  weeks this year so he was unable to collect insurance again.  On the positive side, the S87 a week minimum earnings required  to qualify has been reduced to $63 effective January I, 1981.  Ogden said there is a committee being formed within the union  to deal directly with UIC officials on behalf of fishermen. He  added that in the meantime, fishermen should get in touch with  their MP and let their feelings be known with regard to easing  other eligibility requirements.  9. No leases should be granted:  (a) In areas designed as anchorages:  (b) On beaches or waterways used by the public:  10. No variation ofthe natural bottom contours bydredging or  filling or construction of breakwaters, will be allowed without a  permit which should stipulate the source of fill, or the destination  of the dredged material. p|nM |Urn to page 24  Elphi students get  work experience  by Raymond Dow and Howard Honeybunn  During the week of November 24 -30, half of the Grade 10  students at Elphinstone Secondary enrolled in a local work  experience program, (the other half will be enrolled next semester)  to gain experience and knowledge of an occupation.  The students were introduced to a wide variety of occupations,  working at. such places as Gibsons Clinic Pharmacy, Kingo  Diesel, Digitronics Systems Ltd. and the Coast News.  Generally, most of the students enjoyed this program and the  week off school that went with it. Most still want to enter the field  they chose, but a few found their choice was unsuitable to them.  In a number of interviews with the students, we found that the  employees of the companies and businesses were most helpful in  making this program a worthwhile experience.  A special thanks to Bill Forst, who set up the program. Also we  personally would like to thank the Coast News for their  hospitality and helpfulness in our week with them.  estuaries in the food chain and  life cycle of Pacific fish and  migrating wildfowl.  "Without the estuaries, we  stand to lose three species of  Pacific salmon," Jyrkkanen  said, pointing out that plans to  develop an industrial park and  an expanded 9-berth ship  facility in the estuary will  destroy the integrity ofthe tidal  marshes as a habitat for young  salmon and wide range of  wildfowl that includes rare bald  eagles and Trumpeter swans.  Please turn to page 24  I  ON THE INSIDE...  A handbook for citizens action .. page 2  Music Horizon page 4  December 2 meeting  on dangerous cargo page 6  Community News pases 6 & 7  Death of a centenarian page 11  ICBC rates pro and con page 14  Business Directory page 20  Classifieds pages 22 & 23  Pender Settlement Plan    ,  Another Sunshine Coast Official Settlement Plan is  nearing completion. The Pender Harbour Settlement Plan,  now in its fifth draft, will be discussed at a public meeting  held at 2 pm. Sunday, December 7 in the Pender Harbour  Community Hall.  Pender Harbour (Area A) Director Joe Harrison has  requested that residents of the Pender Harbour area who  wish to familiarize themselves with the plan or offer  suggestions make special efforts to attend the meeting.  Transit study approved  Directors of the Sunshine Coast Regional District at last  Thursday night's meeting recommended that funds for an  Urban Transit Authority study into the feasibility of a  public transportation system for the Sunshine Coast be  included in the budget for the coming year.  The Phase 1 study will cost the board approximately  $3,000 and will include a breakdown of transit problems and  possibilities in this area, cost projections and possible  subsidies. The UTA representatives have indicated that the  study could begin early in the new year.  Avalon picketed briefly  Avalon log sorting facilities were picketed for a short time  last Tuesday morning. The pickets were set up as a result of  disagreement between workers and management at Twin  Creeks.  IWA representative Ed Gill told the Coast News the  problem originated the previous Sunday over work  performed by a foreman.  Following a study session, workers reported to a union  committee which in turn recommended they go back to  work. When they returned and found no work they assumed  they'd been locked out and decided to picket at Avalon.  A meeting between all parties concerned hasalready been  held and another one is scheduled for this week.  Rivtow officials declined to comment on the situation.  Who, me?  IMAiMMtt  t&U ' W*'W-> W I  r  Coast News, December 2, 1980  The      mm. a\ in  Sunshine.   '  tCNA  BLUE  RIBBON  AWARD  1978  Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Publi��hed at Gibsons, B.C. .very  Tuesday, by Glassford Press Ltd.  Boi 460, Gibsons, VON 1V0  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817  Pender Harbour enquiries, and til others, II  no answer Irom 686 numbers cell 865-2770  Editorial Department:      Accounts Department:  MM Joe  Copysettlng:  Wendy-Lynne Johns  Lise Sheridan  Advertising Department:  Bradley Benson  Fran Berger  John Burnside  Ian Corrance  John Moore  Don Levan  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  United States and Foreign $24.00 per year  Canada $20.00 per year, $12.00 for six months  Distributed Iree to all addresses on the Sunshine Coatt.  Production Department:  Sonia Trudel  Nancy Conway  Pat Tripp  ... ..;',*  "msr:-?--:"M t_,  l'Vf.'4.jL.4  Salvors and the law  Last week on thc front page of the  Coast News we carried a brief notice  issued by Gibsons RCMP which 'at the  request of Whonnock Industries' notified  local log salvors that they could no  longer tie up or boom logs to Steamboat  Rock in Howe Sound.  Near the end of the week Captain  Higgs appeared in our office with a letter  which appears on Page Three and official  charts which seem to show that Steam  boat Rock is not within anyone's foreshore lease.  The disagreements between local individual log salvors and large companies  have been many and in general the laws  and the government seem determined  to side with the big companies.  In this case, however, one is surprised  that the RCMP at the request of Whonnock Industries should be issuing notices  without checking the facts.  Economic straws  Up again go the interest rates as the  bankers and economists tell us that  they are going to solve the problem of  inflation by bringing under control the  supply of money. It is the latest economic  orthodoxy, the latest mumbo jumbo by  which the witch doctors who serve the  wealthy seek to justify taking ever more  from the pockets ofthe less wealthy.  It is called monetarism, this particular  hocus pocus. Its high priest is one Milton  Friedman and its most prominent convert  is the Iron Maiden herself, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.  Even conservatives acknowledge that  the control of the money supply is  strong medicine. It is predicated on increasing numbers of people being  forced out of work at the same time as  inflation soars in what we are told is the  short term.  Britain has been the crucible in which  Friedman's confident and well-fed  theories about the need for other people  to suffer have been put to.the test. Even  Thatcher's obsequious backbenchers are  beginning to rebel as the British economy, even in its post-North Sea oil phase,  lurches and groans in ever deeper trouble  under the harsh medicine of monetarism.  We get the feeling that no one but  Friedman really feels that boosting  the interest rates will solve the long-term  problem. Is it possible that Friedman js  but a confident crank whose confidence  is enough in a time of indecision for the  confused to follow him? There is a sense  of desperation in the air in the circles of  power, of clutching at economic straws.  fe  ...from the files of the COAST NEWS  FIVE YEARS AGO  Pensioners Jim Holt and Vic Eckstein accept a cheque for $9,800 from  Don Lockstead on behalf of the  provincial government. The cheque  represents the last of the province's  contribution tor the new hall.  Under the editorial heading of "A  nature lesson" Adolph Schmidt,  United States Ambassador to Canada,  is quoted in the Coast News as follows:  "I hope it will not be taken amiss if I  remind you that my country was also  blessed with areas of great beauty and  an abundance of natural resources.  But in our eagerness...to make our fast  dollar while the getting was good we  have in many ways been profligate in  our misuse of these irreplaceable  resources. I hope your magnificent  land of British Columbia by forward  planning, comprehensive and adequate zoning-and its rigid enforcement  can profit from some of our mistakes."  Residents of the Sunshine Coast  were awakened in their beds early  Sunday morning when two earth  tremors shook the area.  Roland Hawes will be the principal of  the yet to be built Chatelech Junior  Secondary School. Superintendent  John Denley said Hawes had been  chosen from eight excellent candidates.  TEN YEARS AGO  Sechelt Indian Band at a meeting  last week unanimously approved the  leasing ot 72 acres of land for the  construction ot an $11,000,000 gravel  plant. Regional Board Chairman Cliff  Gilker terminated a hearing with  those in opposition to the Sechelt  proposed gravel plant by saying the  matter would be referred to a committee of the board.  Captain T. Hercus of B.C. Ferries  retires after 44 years at sea.  Driftwood Players farce See How  They Run premiers in Sechelt. It is  described as pure entertainment.  FIFTEEN YEARS AGO  Mrs. Christine Johnson is re-elected  for a sixth term as chairman of  Sechelt's municipal council.  Incorporation papers have been  received by the Sunshine Coast Golf  and Country Club, according to  secretary Mrs. Wilma Morrison.  TWENTY YEARS AGO  Building ofthe proposed elementary  school at Langdale has become an  urgent problem, according to members of the school board. Urgency is  evidenced by the fact that a class in  Gibsons Elementary School is presently being held in the Anglican  Parish Hall across the road.  Landowners on the Sunshine Coast  between Egmont and Port Mellon will  be asked to vote on December 12 to  approve the formation of a Hospital  Improvement District.  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  The Coast News gives a recipe for  staying young on Its front page. "Be  limber, loving, and a little looney". The  advice was given by a speaker at  Gibsons Kiwanis Club.  A meeting chaired by the school  superintendent of Powell River and  this district, Mr. R. Thorsteinsen, said  that the pressing need from Bowen  Island to Egmont was for more  classroom space. Particularly vocal  were representatives from Pender  Harbour and Egmont who said that  nothing short of a high school would  solve their problem.  An experiment is underway at  Gibsons Public Library where on  Saturday mornings stories are read to  younger children. Forty-four children  attended the most recent session.  A movement is afoot in local schools  to provide music programs.  A recent meeting of representatives  of Canada, the United States, and  Japan to discuss salmon stocks  revealed that all three countries were  aware of the need for avoiding over-  exploitation.  THIRTY YEARS/tGO  Liberal MP James Sinclair offers to  have federal advertising dropped from  the Coast News. The suggestion, made  in a letter written by Sinclair to reply to  a critical editorial, draws a stinging  editorial reply from the publisher of the  paper.  THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  Seventy-five people from all parts of  the Sunshine Coast met in Roberts  Creek to discuss what could be done  about local road conditions.  Sechelt Civil Defence Association is  disbanded after years of being on the  alert for enemy action.  Swanson Bay, about 1916. The bay had been named in 1844 by Captain Dodd of  the famous Hudsons' Bay paddlewheeler BEAVER to commemorate Captain John  Swanson, who had already taken the Company's schooner CADBORO through  these waters, upcoast from Bella Coola. By the 1890's, fish canneries were being  built along the Pacific Northwest coast, and timber operations were under way as  far north as Beaver Cove and Port Neville. During the first decade of the twentieth  century, mines were being opened, and pulp and paper mills were producing or  being built at Port Mellon, Powell River, Ocean Falls, and Swanson Bay. Guy  Fisher while still a lad in 1919 travelled north from Cower Point to put in a stint at  this Whalen Pulp and Paper plant, and brought away this momento. Sawmill and  pulp mill were to the right beyond this view, which shows the townsite, with two  masts typical of the wireless telegraph installations of that time. Photo courtesy  Guy Fisher collection and Elphinstone Pioneer Museum.  L.R. Peterson  If there is one feeling shared  by a great many people of  divergent views here and  elsewhere it is that a lot of the  key decisions affecting our lives  are made by powerful interests  elsewhere who pay little attention to the preferences of the  ordinary citizen.  In our case locally,, the  example which springs to mind  is B.C. Hydro. Many of us are  veterans of many meetings with  B.C. Hydro and it is not  uncommon to hear it said, that,  do what we will, nothing stops  B.C. Hydro. It is true that  Hydro and its officials are past  masters at circumventing local  opinion where that opinion  runs counter to the Power  Corporation's grandiose  schemes.  Last week in Sechelt there  was a lady in town who is a  veteran of successful confrontations with powerful  superstructures and who has  written a book to help ordinary  citizens increase their chances  of effective organization.  The book is called Yes We  Can, subtitled How to Organize Citizen Action. Its  author is Elizabeth Amer, the  managing editor of the Canadian Forum magazine.  Amer won her spurs in  organizing citizen groups when  she was one of many battling to  preserve the picturesque islands in Toronto Harbour  from the ravages of what is  loosely described as development.  What Amer learned during  that successful struggle she now  shares with us in Yes We Can.  In conversations at The  Bookstore in Sechelt last week  the pleasant-faced Ms. Amer  held her niece, who lives  locally, on her knee as she  discussed the need for organization and the nature of  power. The image was as far  from that of a militant troublemaker as could be imagined. In  quietly even tones she spoke of  the increasing domination of  multi-national corporations  and pointed out that there were  minimal resources made  available for the public to  :onfront these giants.  "There isn't much to be  gained by losing," said Amer.  She recommended limited  objectives and said that the  organization when it came  would be 'built on wins'.  "If a citizen action group is  going to be successful," she  said, "its members should be  having more fun than anyone  else around. The action volunteers must be enjoying themselves."  Amer told the interested  group in the back room of The  Musings  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows >*  George Matthews  ?f  Surely the most fascinating  species for the amateur  sociologist to observe is  Candidates electus, the newly  elected politician. Once in  office, the creature tends to  become tedious and predictable but in the early stages of  development, in that period  between being elected and  taking office, the habits and  behaviour of this pretentious  primate are amusing to  behold.  The best current example  of the stumblings and floun-  derings of a newly elected  politician is Vancouver's  Mayor-elect, Michael Har-  court. You would think that  after running for six months in  a tough, hard-fought campaign, the candidate, successful or not, would disappear to some Caribbean  island to recover and prepare  for the years ahead. Not Mr.  Harcourt. He seems to have  decided to take over prematurely and as a result has  run into some interesting  leadership problems.  His first, and perhaps most  difficult problem is his schizophrenic image. Who is the real  Michael Harcourt? Is he the  simple man of the people who  frets about the urban poor,  adequate housing, transportation and the frivolousness  of  the   convention   centre?  Or, is he the T.V. man in the  three piece, blue pin-stripe  with the Drapeauesque hairline who breakfasts with  Socreds and travels widely to  sightsee in distant villages? In  order to win the election last  Dr. William Bridge listens carefully to Elizabeth Amer in Sechelt month, Mayor Mike was  last week. advised to put the lid on his  Bookstore that most people in  citizen groups tend to think in  details but that there had to be  someone in charge of the  overall strategy. "You do what  you can with what you have.  Usually there will be some kind  of opening that you can take  advantage of", she said.  Amer listed as the major  concerns which will probably  confront citizen action groups  as being problems concerning  the environment. "You just  can't get away from it," she  said. Disposal of nuclear  wastes and other toxic wastes  Amer gave as prime causes for  concern. She said that because  of acid rain there was no  swimming anywhere in  Southern Ontario but that  there were compelling local  issues everywhere which local  groups should address.  "When we were battling to  preserve the islands in Toronto  Harbour," said Amer, "we were  referred to as the 'slick island  lobby'. Our reply to that was  that we were interested in  politics and in power in the  same way as someone who was  about to be stabbed was  interested in knives."  Amer's handbook for the  organization of citizen action  groups is available at The  Bookstore in Sechelt and  should be soon in other local  book stores. It is not a polemic.  It is not ideological. It is a  clearly written handbook of  practical examples and steps  designed to lead to practical,  effective and successful action.  Every chapter has references of  successful actions taken and  further resources to be tapped  along the organizational way.  There is little in the foreseeable future to lead one to  complacency. The assaults  being made or planned on the  delicate envelope of the environment threaten the very  survival of our species. Yes We  Can is a handbook that we all  may already need.  Sonnet 73  That time of year thou mays! in me behold  When yellow leaves, or none, or Jew, do hang  Upon those boughs which shake against the cold,  Bare ruined choirs, where late the sweet birds sang.  In me thou see'st the twilight of such day  As after surset fadeth in the west,  Which by and by black night doth take away,  Death's second self that seals up all in rest.  In me thou see'st the glowing of such fire,  That on the ashes of his youth doth He,  As the death-bed, whereon it must expire  Consumed with that which it was nourished by.  This thou perceiv'st, which makes thy love more strong  To love that well, which thou must leave ere long.  William Shakespeare  socialistic image. He succeeded so well that in the last  few weeks he seems to have  forgotten where he came  from.  Harcourt's second problem  is one he is going to have to  come to grips with quickly.  He jumped, at precisely the  wrong moment, into the  Transpo 86 dilemma. Transpo  86 has been seeded and  managed to the stage of inexorability and inevitability.  It is, without question, a  project which will not do Vancouver any harm. The newly  elected Mayor made it an  issue. He suggested that  international exhibitions and  convention centres were not  what the city needed right  now, that the more people-  oriented programs like urban  renewal and low-cost housing  were the more important  issues.  The newly elected candidate  often errs on the side of  arrogance. As good a human  being as the Mayor-elect is,  he made the mistake of  believing that he was elected  on the issues he promoted.  The fact is that the issues  had nothing to do with his  being elected. The people of  Vancouver were tired of  polyester platitudes, Grecian  formula phoniness and the  petulant trivialities of Jack  Volrich.  Had the new Mayor slid off  into the sunny climes and  allowed his lame-duck predecessor to complete his term,  Mr. Harcourt would have been  fresh rested and in a position  to concede the fact that both  Transp 86 and the Convention  Centre were a fait accompli.  Unfortunately he grabbed the  reins of office too quickly  and was forced to waffle.  Now he is going to have to dig  in and take charge of leading  the city to a successful Transpo 86 and a long needed transit system. He has been told,  in the straightest possible language, that unless the international exhibition takes  place, the light rapid transit  system he wants will not  happen.  Mike Harcourt, the thoughtful socialist, is now Mayor  Harcourt, the occupant of an  office traditionally filled by  right-wing businessmen. His  two months of pretendership,  which ought to have been  spent in the Bahamas, have so  far been spent in a rush to the  right. Hopefully, by January,  when he will be the real  Mayor, he will have found out  who he is and will, like Mr.  Drapeau, take over and  become finally tedious and  predictable. Coast News, December 2, 1980  SuperAfolu  SUNNYCREST CENTRE  Better���lou Bet  100% Locally Owned & Operated  Price* Effective: Tues. - Sat. December 2nd -  A new meaning to hi-jacking. ...  Letters to the Editor  Steamboat Rock situation clarified  Editor:  Re: Steamboat Rock, Thorn-  borough Channel, Howe  Sound. Now known as Mariners' Rest.  In your edition of November  25/80 there is a small article  saying that there is a disagreement about the log  salvager's use of Steamboat  Rock and those who say  they have a lease on this area.  Because this Rock was and  never had been included in  any water lease the Government of B.C. set the Rock  aside in June, 1977, under  Heritage Reserve as a permanent location adjacent to  which the last rites of Seamen  and Families may be held  from the decks of vessels.  As part of this arrangement  it was specifically agreed that  no one would land on the Rock  from June, 1977, onward in  an endeavour to preserve the  wild flowers and shrubs and  the natural beauty of Steamboat Rock.  W.Y. Higgs is co-ordinator  between the interested Government offices, the Canadian Merchant Service Guild,  all Sailors' Unions and the  Company of Master Mariners  of Canada in establishing this  reserve.  The Rock, Mariners' Rest,  was  dedicated  on   Sunday,  RCMP thanked  Editor:  I want to express my sincere  appreciation to Officers Jack-  lim and Prest of the Sechelt  RCMP detachment for the  assistance given to me when  my logging truck broke down,  in the middle of Highway 101,  on Friday, November 29.  Without the assistance of  these two men there would  have been a totally uncontrollable traffic problem and  possibly a serious accident.  I also want to thank Bruce and  Neil from T&T Welding and  J. Malyea Trucking for their  instant response to my situation with a portable welding  truck and another logging  truck. Without your prompt  assistance this problem would  have been for more severe.  Thank you all very much.  Peter Percheson  August 26th, 1978, by The  Reverend J.D. Parker, Senior  Chaplain to The Mission To  Seamen at a ceremony which  deeded The "Mariners' Rest"  as an official burial ground for  seafarers and their relatives.  The ashes of many have been  deposited here and burial  services held over the past  years. Because of this, Mariners' Rest, formerly Steamboat  Rock, should be held in  respect. Relatives of those  whose last rites have been  held adjacent to the Rock may  have the names of their  departed permanently inscribed in a book kept at the  premises of the Company of  Master Mariners of Canada,  60 North Dunlevy Ave.,  Vancouver, B.C., attention of  Captain Allan Cabot. A book  will be kept in a suitable local  place such as the Village Hall  at Gibsons, for extra permanence.  W.Y. Higgs  Tasteless,  Mr.C.  Editor:  I think Mr. Corrance's little  idea on How to Catch a Bear  (Nov. 11) was not only tasteless  but disgusting.  I don't think an informed  columnist of Mr. C.'s standing  should have to rely upon  borderline smut to fill his  Wildlife Corner of the newspaper!  Shocked in Victoria,  Bob Barr.  FROZEN - UTILITY GRADE f_f\&  tUrkeyS Assorted Sizes Ib.   99  PREVIOUSLY FROZEN  pork side spareribs     * $1.49  CANADA GRADE   A BEEF  standing rib roast        * $2.79  QUARTERED - CUT INTO CHOPS  pork loin _. $1.79  WILTSHIRE  dinner sausage.���....-.*.*-*. $1-59  Fresh Produce  Satsuma Mandarin.  orangeSApprox.sib.Box'  California Field QQ$I  tOmatOeS . 28 oz. Basket ea. W ��7  Chimney  Cleaning  & Maintenance  v Phone 886-8187   M  Burnside blasted  Editor:  It's been a few years since  you, John, were a teacher, a  member of the BCTF, and an  activist within its ranks  (well, maybe that would  depend on one's definition of  activism...). We could not,  therefore, expect you to have  MMMMMMMMMMM  "Under New  Management"  TOYS I HOBBIES  tor all ages  Many  NEW  SELECTIONS!  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The tanks discharge;  a great shimmering lump falls  solid through the air and  lambastes the machine one  more time in a rainbow explosion. The lumbering shadow  goes over us; a thin spray wets  us. We stand fascinated like  kids watching a movie.  We hear the sound of ano-  Pages from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  ther approaching vehicle. It's  Black with Grimley, the area-  supervisor, a large fleshy-faced  man with rather overbearing  tendencies. His pomposity has  been punctured on this occasion. They're both soaked to  the skin. "Jesus, you guys look  like a couple of drowned rats!"  laughs Casey. "What the hell  happenedT'  "Got his by the backwash of  that last drop" says Black,  obviously embarrassed by our  amused grins. "Damn near  knocked us off the road!"  Grimley is not taking this  affront to his dignity in good  grace. He looks daggers at us.  "Okay, you guys" he blusters,  "let's get those bloody pumps  working! We've got to stop this  bastard!" Actually, his concern  is understandable. The company has a lease on all the  \0       .* This Friday's U^W  ( 0�� J      f\V   Dinner Special /T     ���  u\i^ spaiia Kooita ^  H with amah salad  sas-9962 ~~ Hear Classical Guitarist -  .   Teredo Square, Sechell Clarke Steabner  Gibsons Legion Branch #109  Presents  \  ii  "PRIME TIME"  Fri. & Sat.  Dec. 5th & 6th  Jl  Members & Guests Only  McNair timber. If the Are takes  off down there, thirty year's  logging might go up in smoke.  The only immediate source  of water is a shallow slough  about two-hundred feet wide.  The pumps are set up there and  the hoses unreeled. The fire,  although snuffed-out at the  source, is crackling across the  slash into the unyarded timber.  The cat clatters up and begins  to cut a firebreak to the north.  Fortunately, there is little wind  to fan the flames and it soon  becomes certain that we'll be  able to contain the fire. There's  not a great deal we can do  beyond hosing down the edges  and letting it burn itself out on  that several-acre island. By  nightfall, when several men  who've been held back for  firewatch-duty arrive, the crisis  is past. The providential water-  bomber has saved the day.  The worst part of fire-  fighting is the aftermath.  Forestry regulations require  that the fire be absolutely out.  This involves several days of  very grubby work, roaming the  ash-desert with back-packs,  mattocks and axes to snuff out  the last stubborn coals in the  roots ofthe blackened stumps.  We commence this chore the  following day when most ofthe  flames have subsided, wandering the wasteland like miners  searching for fiery gold. "Hell  with this noise!" says Cliff  halfway through the third day,  "that bitch is about as 'out' as  she's going to get!" Grimley's  gone back to town and Black  isn't around. We sneak off into  the unburned ground, find a  shady spot among some bushes  and stretch out there to smoke  and shoot the breeze. Not far  away, behind a log, nonchalant  Cecil Jimmy the chaser snores  noisily.  Apart from superficial scorching and a few burned wires,  the trackloader has emerged  unscathed from its baptism of  fire. We abandon the ruined  knoll-setting and trundle a-  cross to the far side of the  plateau. Here where the road  ends at the great canyon's edge,  lie the remaining settings. Most  of the timber is on the lower  side but there is some wood on  the upper side also. We decide  to get this out first. The logs lie  scattered over the gently-rising  hill in a sea of blue-huckleberry  bushes. They peter out six-  hundred feet back in a boggy  parkland of deer-grass and  stunted scrub-fir. It'd be child's  play for a steel-tower but with  our low-slung machine, it's a  ground-lead business all the  way. Without lift, the logs nose  in constantly behind stumps  and boulders. We're forced to  spend half our time fighting  hangups.  Justin quits a couple of days  after we get set-up. He claims  he's found a better job but we  figure he's got a guilty conscience. While there's no way to  prove who started the fire, he's  certainly the prime suspect. We  inherit a new engineer called  Bill Duckworth. He's another  oldtimer, a short nervous man  in his sixties. "Hell, boys, 1 ran  steampot down in that goddam  McNair valley back in the  thirties." It's soon apparent he  figures he's still punching that  steam-donkey.  He starts out reasonably  enough but he doesn't stay that  way for long. Maybe it's the  constant barrage of whistles  we're obliged to blow as we  fight those obstinate turns in.  Whatever the reason, he begins  opening the throttle wider and  wider till the logs are literally  flying down the slope. Half of  them are coming out of the  chokers or smashing to bits. It's  a losing proposition.  Under other circumstances,  Duckworth's wild behavior  might be merely aggravating.  With Cliff along, it becomes  instead, hysterically funny.  "Look at the crazy old bugger  got" he hoots as yet another  turn takes off like a rocket.  "He's real fullbore! Fullbore  Bill from over the hill! Ha! Ha!  Ha!"  "Fullbore Bill! Omigod!" I  howl. I have ludicrous visions  of small, bespectacled Duckworth, bug-eyed and frothing  at the mouth as he manhandles  the controls. Each time he goes  galloping ahead, we practically  collapse among the bushes in  spasms of helpless laughter.  Thus Duckworth acquires, his  nickname. We never refer to  him as anything else from here  on in. Eventually however, it  gets a bit beyond a joke and we  have to ask him to take it easier.  He grumbles and mutters but  contrives to exercise a bit more  restraint. Every so often,  however, he forgets himself and  the logs start leaping in to our  delighted guffaws. "Jesus!  Fullbore's at it again!"  EUiiifiham >  x   Astrology  gaaa  Fitzgerald's Restaurant in the Gibsons Harbour area was the  scene last weekend of a demonstration of the ancient and  admirable art of belly-dancing. The practitioner has been giving  classes lately on the Sunshine Coast.  ISH*  Hori  1ZOI1  Entertainment Scene  Cafe Pierrot Clarke Steabner, Fridays Only  The Cedars Inn Jim Foster, Wed. - Sat.  Garden Bay Hotel  Art and Jim, Fridays Only  Legion, Gibsons Prime Time, Fri. - Sat.  Legion, Sechelt Sunshine Ramblers, Fri. - Sat.  Parthenon   Helen Sinclair, Fri. - Sat.  The Penn .. The Incredible Josef and His Snakes, Mon. - Sat.  Wakefield Inn Stephen Hubert  ��� Courtesy of Horizon Music  Community Forum  Channel Ten  GIBSONS CHANNEL TEN  Wednesday December 3  SECHELT CHANNEL TEN  Thursday December 4  Local weather  We have a record for  November with two days still  to go. Having passed the 1975  record of 27.79 cm on Saturday morning by 4.3 mm.  In the last twenty years we  have only three times exceeded 30. cm in one month in  October 1975 and 1967 and in  December 1968.  As well as wet, yielding  5.83 cm daytime temperatures  were generally mild this week,  reaching 10.0C on Thursday  but giving us our first below  zero overnight temperatures  at the weekend. Averages of  7.0Cand2.0C.  6:00 "Coastal Review"  A weekly magazine program featuring personalities and events on the  Sunshine Coast. This  program is produced  weekly by the Community  Broadcasting students at  Elphinstone Secondary.  Tonight... Andy Mara-  goes and Leanna Lynn  host this new format show  which features a special  interview with Frank Fuller. Donard MacKenzie  interviews the hypnotist  Romane. Kenna Marshall  and Andy Maragoes are  on the street asking local  citizens about Christmas  past and present. Cheryl  Roberts and Heidi Wilcox  present Christmas ideas  and crafts. This and much  more may be seen on  Coast Ten Television.  7:00 p.m. "Community Perspectives"  A look at the cultural,  political and entertainment community on the  Sunshine Coast this week  features the topic of  concern on waterfront  foreshore leases. Joe  Harrison and Robert  Maxwell explain their  concerns to Karl Johnston for this week's show.  Also this week the second  part of an entertainment  special from the Sunshine  Coast Arts Centre with  Clarke Steabner, Katy  and Nancy Angermeyer.  Coast Ten Television now  has a telephone in our  studio and welcome any  comments or suggestions  about our programming.  Please phone after 3:30  p.m. and offer your ideas  886-8565.  by Rae EIHngham  Week commencing December  1. General Notes: Commun-  cations-planet Mercury conjoins unpredictable Uranus  indicating a time of disruptive  journeys, freak accidents,  strange letters and phone calls.  On Friday, the Moon also  contacts these two planets  promising surprising, jittery  conditions for the weekend.  Mars squares Saturn suggesting that last week's hasty  actions are now regretted.  Babies born this week will  have an original mental outlook. Some may be considered  odd, unconventional, years  ahead of their time. A few will  be attracted to astrology, magic  or other peculiar hobbies and  interests.  ARIES (March 21 - April 19)  Expect startling message  concerning olher people's  money or possessions. Listen to  partner's original idea for  doubling shared resources or  investments. Banker or moneylender behaves out-of- character Friday afternoon. Looks  like recent attempt to promote  abilities has back-fired. March  29 birthdays must accept  present delays philosophically.  TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)  Get ready for surprise proposals, offers, contracts which  demand immediate decisions,  signatures and deposits. Say  yes to unusual partnership  based on untried techniques  and faith in future trends.  Excuse loved one's embarrassing antics Friday night.  Fascination for person far  away begins to fade. May 17  birthdays experience weirdest  week of the year.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  Anticipate disruptive conditions where you perform  daily tasks. Usual routines or  procedures may have to be  changed suddenly. Opinionated co-worker will insist on  testing latest gadget or equipment. Jobsite is scene of uproar  Friday afternoon. Recent dabbling in speculative venture  produces nothing. June 13  birthdays should avoid escapist  activities.  CANCER (June 22 - July 22)  Enjoy a week of spontaneous  social activities, pleasures and  amusements. Romance or  infatuation benefits from unusual, sensuous delights. Regular companion is anxious to  seek oul more stimulating place  of entertainment. Artists reach  rare creative peak. Gamblers  risk everything Friday night.  Loved one's scheme fails lo lift  off. July 2 birthdays face unfair  attack.  LEO (JULY 23 - Aug. 22)  Domestic life is now subject  to unforeseen activities or  developments. Unexpccled  rental or real-estate offer will  demand swifl stroke ofthe pen.  Try to be pleasant to unwelcome visitors later Ihis  week. Don't plan to relax in  your favourite chair Friday  night. Rushed plans where you  work now require revisions.  July 19 birthdays arc in the  mood to live elsewhere.  VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)  Once again your local journeys and visits encounter  unexpccled disruplions and  diversions. Tear up this week's  things-to-do-list, well-meaning  agenda or itinerary. Be patient  with weird phone calls, letters  or requests. Don't hitch-hike  Friday night. Avoid arguments  with letter carriers, taxi drivers,  T.V. repairmen. Looks like the  child in your life has learnt  valuable lesson. Domestic  confusion continues for those  born around Sept. 15,  LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Ocl. 23)  Brace yourself for financial  shocks or surprises. Letter or  phone call announces changes  affecting basic security. Realize  your original idea is potential  money-maker. Large amount  of cash may be either won or  lost without warning Friday  night. Wild, household plan  faces reality of hidden expenses. Oct. 16 birthdays  continues lo experience major  life transformation.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 22)  Thc Moon, Mercury and  Uranus together in your sign  bring out your strangest behaviour yet. Others now find  you moody, restless, erratic  and flirtatious. Your rebellious  statements shock everyone  Friday nighl. Scorpios born  Nov. 18 arc sure to make  decisions they'll regret. Realize  lasl week's letter did not reveal  full deiails of private venture.  Venus sends love, romance,  special favours to those born  Nov. I - 9.  SAGITTARIUS  (Nov.  23 -  Dec. 21)  Once again there are peculiar  goings-on in private places.  Unusual decisions are being  made behind the scenes. Looks  like you're being prevented  from inspecting important  documents, facts ancj figures.  However, all data is revealed  unexpectedly Friday afternoon. It's still unwise lo wander  off in remote areas. You now  pay for irresponsible gamble.  Dec. 14 birthdays should quit  day-dreaming.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan.  19)  Mars in your sign squaring  Saturn indicates your latest  venture is temporarily held up.  Don't become disappointed or  discouraged. Advice is relax  and wait for nexl week's green  light. Meanwhile, anticipate  surprise moves from local  officials or committees. Ignore  acquaintance's zany behaviour  Friday nighl. Dec. 30 birthdays  arc experiencing passing frustrations.  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb.  18)  Your honour, position or  local reputation is again subject  to sudden changes. Letter or  phone call offers another  chance to exercise your skills  and talents. Crucial, career  decisions will have lo be made  quickly on Friday. New superior will appreciate .independent, original 'approach.  Looks like recent sacrifice  wasn't appreciated. Feb. 16  birthdays are tempted to ditch  present assignment.  PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20)  Revolutionary reading matter slips inlo your hands. Looks  like you'll soon be in the mood  to voice your latest viewpoints,  religious or philosophical  beliefs. Friday nighl finds you  forcing your ideas on anyone  who'll listen. There's more  surprising news from a distance. Loved one clamps down  on reckless long-range plan.  March 12 birthdays should  slop deceiving the boss.  Dec. 6th  at 7:30 pm.  At Elphi Gym  Admission Free  True Story  2 Hrs. Length  Sponsored by  Teen Challenge  across ��  kH EXPLOSIVE MOTION PICTURE "  ���bares the raw needs  at the core of drug  addiction.racial hatred  and violence.NEVERhas  a film been more timely.  uLASSIFIED ADS Off the  shelf  by John Moore  05 The cover photo features a  steep narrow flight of stairs,  reminiscent of a thousand  cheap hotels and rooming  houses. Near the top, a  woman in silhouette stands,  left hand on hip, wearing  jackboots, a cat-o-nine tails  dangling from her gloved right  hand   What's this? Your reviewer  languishing in literature's  lowest and murkiest depths?  Well, not quite. It's not at all  unusual for "underground"  novels, some of which have  survived to become classics  of English Literature, to be  issued between lurid covers in  the hope of increasing sales.  What those who buy such  books in the hopes of having  their prurient interest appealed to think of this practice  is anybody's guess, but it  would certainly explain why so  many books like Stelphen  Schneck's The Nlghtclerk find  their way into the bins of  second hand bookstores.  Don't be deceived; The  Night Clerk is not for the faint  of heart, but not for the  reasons suggested by the  cover. Published by Grove  Press in 1965 and issued by  the same company in paperback the following year, it is  unlikely that any other publisher would have touched it  with the proverbial pole.  The Nlghtclerk reads like it  was written over the weekend  on a marathon jag by Ken  Kesey and William Burroughs. It's bizarre, unusual  and, in many places, a stunning piece of writing. I doubt  if it will ever make the English  Lit. curriculum, (though  Naked Lunch now makes it  into American Lit. courses)  but there's no reason why it  shouldn't.  Fantastic and satirical, the  opening chapters introduce  J. Spenser Blight, the Night-  clerk, six hundred pounds of  pure malevolence, guardian  of the lobby of the Travelers  Hotel, a shabby shot-to-hell  hostelry in an atrophying  corner of San Francisco's  downtown.  Blight is "the Keeper of the  Booke of Aliases, Booke of  the Furtive 5 & 10 Dollar  Lovers, Booke of the Total  Losers. Booke of those who  register to do that to which  they do not wish to sign their  names." Blight is a monster  who hasn't slept more than a  wink in ten years; Custodian  of the Keys, a parody of St.  Peter, the implacable desk-  man at the entrance of Hades.  The Travelers, once, just for  a season possibly, a fashionable hotel, has slipped so far  off the beaten track that it  now occupies an indefinite  location somewhere on the  fringes of the Netherworld.  He who signs the register,  under an assumed name of  course,    writes    in    water,  Book Look  by Murrie Redman  Teresa of Calcutta by Robert Serrou, November 1980, $13.50  paper, $21.00 hardcover, McGraw-Hill Ryerson.  Teresa of Calcutta is called a "living saint". Her order of  Missionaries of Charity, founded by herself, tends the needs ofthe  poor, the abandoned and sick. Her order is worldwide. She is one  of the world's mosl decorated women for her work. But she wears  a simple cotton sari, no stockings and lives the life of an ascetic.  This pictorial biography shows her about her mission in India.  The pictures are hard to look at with Western eyes. Most of us  would rather pretend that there is not such abject proverty and  suffering in the world. Mother Teresa's deeply lined face with its  brilliantly shining eyes epitomizes love. Her worn hands holding  ���the head of anew born child rescued from a garbage disposal area  are tender expressions of the deepest caring.  Whether or not one is Christian, there can be only admiration  for someone who dedicates, her life to helping others. Teresa's  philosophy even shorn of its religious nature gives a message to all  readers. She says that there is enough food for everyone in the  world. She says that it is a lie to say you love God when you do not  love even your neighbour whom you can see and touch.  Mother Teresa, born to a well off family, took a position as  teaching sister in a Calcutta school for rich children in 1931. In  1948 she left the comfortable residence to live in the streets with  the poor. She taught the children by scratching lessons on a patch  of dry dirt. Her spirit and energy soon had others donning the  simple sari in blue and pinned with a small cross on the left  shoulder. It seemed there were other women equally concerned  and willing to devote themselves to tending the lepers and the cast  off children.  Though she insists on strict regimens of self-discipline, there is  no one too lowly to be turned away. The hundreds who die on the  streets of Calcutta are sought out and carried to a shelter to die in  peace and dignity. There are hospitals for unwanted children who  are soon adopted out or who go to orphanages.  For her great work Mother Teresa has received dozens of  awards, gifts and honorary degrees which she accepts with good  humour and immediately turns into cash to support her missions.  Though she is tiny, her eyes burn with energy, lt is certain that  when a situation calls for firmness, she is strong.  The book Teresa of Calcutta is inspiring for anyone who merely  thumbs through the pages. Inside is some very dramatic  photography. The drama is real. The text allows the browser to  gain a little information in captions or choose to read a full  i ccount about the little woman Malcolm Muggeridge describes as  keeping "the light shining in a dark and confused time".  First Countryside Concert  Coast News, December 2, 1980  receives a key to the Twilight  Zone, and gambles with his  own reality. Even the physical  features of the hotel are  becoming blurred with a haze  of decades of cigar smoke and  dust; one assumes the walls  of the lobby exist at the limits  of perception; likewise the  cavernous ceiling of the lobby  is intuitively perceived rather  than visually defined.  Something more might have  been made of Blight and the  Travelers than Schneck actually achieves. The opening  chapters are a brilliant hyperbolic evocation of those out of  the way hotels where one feels  like a trespasser in time.  The eventual plot of the  novel wanders from this  perfectly set stage, in an  attempt to explain how J.  Spenser Blight once a handsome, dapper young fortune-  hunter happened to become  the Nlghtclerk. If you've read  One Flew Over The Cuckoo's  Nesl and Naked Lunch,  nothing in Hie Nlghtclerk will  shock or surprise you. Hie  Nlghtclerk is not as good as  either of the above books,  however, and literature of the  fantastic and satiric genre has  to be very good or it falls  flat on its derivative face.  The Nlghtclerk could be a  real sleeper. In a few years  it may well be on the supplementary reading list for  courses in the fantastic literature of the latter half of this  century. In the meantime,  you'll have to take your  chances rummaging in the 50*  book bin in seedy second  hand bookstores, putting up  with the raised eyebrows,  and fumbling explanations:  "It's not how it looks. This is  a serious book, I mean... oh  never mind..." All for now.  Countryside Concerts will  launch it's third season on Sun.  Dec. 7th at 2:00 p.m. at  Elphinstone School with a  performance by one of Canada's most distinguished pianists, Robert Silverman. Last  year Mr. Silverman played in  Gibsons to an enthusiastic  audience of 170 people and  there is no doubt his upcoming  concert will be just as exciting  an event as it was before.  A recent review of Mr.  Silverman's work said:  "Triumphant" is the word  which best describes Robert  Silverman's pair of debut  recitals at New York's Lincoln  Centre in May of 1978. Critics  were unanimous. Peter Davis  of the New York Times called  him a "pianist of importance  and high-minded purpose", the  Daily News praised his "virtually flawless performance",  and Speight Jenkins of the  Post summed up the series by  terming it "one of the most  remarkable piano events ofthe  whole season".  These accolades confirm  Silverman's place in the top  echelon of Canadian pianists  now before the public. He has  been soloist an unprecedented  six times in as many seasons  with the Toronto Symphony,  he has made four consecutive  appearances with the Vancouver Symphony, and has  toured Canada with the National Aria Centre Orchestra.  Other orchestras with which he  has performed include the BBC  Symphony, the Boston Pops,  the Rochester Philharmonic,  and the Montreal Symphony.  Mr. Silverman will play the  Sonata in F Minor by Brahms;  the Beethoven Op. 26 Sonata;  Rachmaninov Etudes Tableaux in C Minor Op. 33 #3,  Op. 39 #5; and two Liszt  Transcendental Etudes.  Tickets are $5 and $2.50 for  O.A.P. and students. Subscribers to the series get 1 concert  free at S20 and S10! Subscrip-  Gibsons Library  New books lo look for at the  Gibsons Library include, on  the fiction shelves; The Fifth  Horseman, by Larry Collins  and Dominiqu Lapierre, Brain  2000 by Ernest K. Gann, The  Chains by Gerald Green, Sins  of the Fathers by Susan  Howatch, No Foot in Heaven  by Lloyd H. Person, and  Guinever's Gift by Nicole St.  John.  New additions to the non-  fiction section include Shulaby  Aviezcr Golan and Danny  Pinkas, The Untold Story by  Gibsons Public  library  Tuesday  2-4p.m.  Wednesday  2-4p.m.  Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm.  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  886-2130  Thomas Hoving, Great Stories  from the Canadian Frontier by  Gordon Stewart and Brian  Antohson, In a Valley of this  Restless Mind by Malcolm  Muggeridge, and Pierre Ber-  ton's new book. The Invasion  of Canada 1812-1813.  Sunshine Girl'  POTTERY  A Price & Selection  lor tveri. Budget  Available al:  ���  -   886-2818   * "  Gibsons Landing  886-2818  . Open 7 Days  tions must be bought at the first  concert. All tickets will be sold  at the door. After the concert  the audience will have a chance  to meet with the artist and  share     refreshments     with  friends, supplied by Cafe  Pierrot.  This series is sponsored by  the Sunshine Coast Arts Council and is coordinated by Susan  Elek, music director.  VfoCZv. C^ C^CjC^sj CS^CPIkjC^sS Cfo1  RDP Bookstore  Bright Waters, Bright Fish  - Roderick Haig-Brown $19.95  Harrowtmlth Reader The Second Anthology $12.95  The Passive Solar Energy Book  - Edward Mazria $14.95  Echoes Ol the Whistle - An Illustrated History ol the  Union Steamship Company $24.95  The Covenant - James A. Mitchener $19.95  The Curve ol Time - u. wyiie Bianchet $7.25  Boaling In British Columbia  - Harry P. McKeever $3.95  ������  I�� Cam's  Smiley'e People  MbttewMfcS   ',  Iatw��*tl��MlBwtMU��r  OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  Mon. - Thurs. 10 - 6  Friday Night til 9  Saturday Night til S  Sunday 1 o - 5  Gibsons Landing     886-7744  fV^kE^  FOOD  Mr  TH00GHT  - by Yoshi Tanaka  You've heard of veal parmigiana and also  chicken and eggplant topped with melted  mozzarella. Now try fish fillets topped with  sliced tomato and mozzarella, plus oregano  and garlic to taste. Bake about 10 minutes,  until fish is opaque and cheese melted.  Bean Thread - Chinese Vermicelli made from  bean starch, is translucent in appearance and  does not melt under long cooking. It may be  used in soups or braised dishes after softening  in warm water.  Chop raisins before adding them to cake  batter. It spreads raisin favour through the  cake -- and keeps them from sinking.  Pink grapefruit has more than 40 times the  vitamin A of white grapefruit. And it looks nice.  too.  Super snack is half a banana cut the short way  and frozen. Dip into a potful of melted  semisweet chocolate pieces and freeze again  Super dinner is what you get at Yoshi's  Restaurant. Sunnycrest Shopping Centre.  886-8015. Where the food is first-class but the  prices are economy. And you'll love the  atmosphere.  Super produce, and the finest meat on the  market, is what you get at I.G.A., Pender  Harbour Centre, Madeira Park, 883-9100.  Bring in your marketing list -- you'll like what  you find.  YOSHI'S RESTAURANT  886-8015        Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  PEOPLE COME FIRST AT  PRICES EFFECTIVE  2ND TO SAT.  2/89��  Green Giant Niblets  CORN. C.S. or Reg. 12 oz.  Planters  MIXED NUTS 35o,mtin $3.79  Planters  PEANUTS 350 *n tin  $1.99  Kraft - Orange or Grapefruit  juice 32oz 99*  Tang  CRYSTALS, Orange Flavour 4x3% oz.     1. J��7  Kraft Dinner  MACARONI/CHEESE225gm3/$1.00  Kraft - Plain  CHEEZ WHIZ soogm $2.39  Kraft  CHEESE SLICES 25oem $1.29  Imperial  MARGARINE $* $1.99  Maple Leaf  MINCEMEAT 240z $2.49  Sylvania  LIGHT BULBS ft *1.09  Inside Fiosted or Soft White  Pamper  CAT FOOD eoz 2/59q  Purina  CAT CHOW 4kg$4.99  Milk Bone  FLAVOUR SNACKS      8oogm $1.29  Palmolive  LIQUID DETERGENT      i.,i $2.99  POP N YARN ioogm$1.09  Canada Grade A  PRIME RIB ROAST cu,shor, ��� $Z99  Previously Frozen  PORK SIDE SPARERIBS  ,b $1.59  I.G.A. Tray Pak  SAUSAGE 5oogm$1.69  Pure Pork or Breakfast  Sunny Morn  SIDE BACON Sliced SOOgm   $1.79  Tablerite - Skinless  WIENERS Regilar ilb Ctn    $1.29  ******************  SPECIAL  POP  Coke  Canada Ginger Ale  7 Up  6/*3.59  Pepsi 750 mil  Plus Deposit  ******************  California  AVOCADOS 3/U.00  Florida  GRAPEFRUIT 5/4.00  Chinese  MANDARIN ORANGES bo, /$5.69  Gome to (JWeiAo - uU* ^Dea/fcf  PENDER HARBOUR  POOL SCHEDULE  For special daises and other  information, telephone 883-2616  Early Bird Swim M W. F  7 30 - 9 am  Adult Noon Swim T & Th    12 30 ��� 1 30 pm  Public Noon Swim mi,   12 30 - 1 30 pm  PubHc Evtnlng Swim MT.W    6 30-6 30 pm  FamH_ Swim  Su . 2- 4 p.  Adult Evwilng Swim    M �� W, fl 30 - 10 pm    Su . 8 - to p  Th 9 00    10 pm  Oomto Night T, 8 30-10 pm  LkJIm Nighl T & Th . 1 30 - 2 30 pm  Par ml S Tot T & Th   10-11 15 am  __________ i_____ twhti    S& Su. 2 - 4pm   5 B - 10pm  nam  iMMMSMfiaaaiB&aa.  MMMMMfc Coast N^ws, December 2, 1980  Crafts fair this weekend  by Jeanle Norton 886-9609  Haven't you always secretly  wanted to go to a Pilsbury  Bakeoff, if not as a contestant  then as a judge? This Saturday  you'll have just such an opportunity to participate in a  contest at the Roberts Creek  Crafts Fair.  There are two categories of  competition, baking and pickling. Anybody can enter and  anybody can become a judge.  For $1 you're allowed to  sample and to award five  stars among the entries.  Prizes will be awarded to the  entries with the most stars.  If you're interested in  entering, phone Donna Shu-  gar at 886-2843 for Pickling  and Preserving and Dianne  Evans at 886-7069 for Baking.  The cooking competition is,  of course, but one of the many  attractions at the Fair. There  will be all sorts of crafts and  goodies for sale: Christmas  stockings, stuffed and wooden  toys, jewellery, silk purses,  silk screening, pottery, feathers and beadwork, sewing,  knitting, doll clothes, stained  glass, quilts, woodcarving,  laminated cards, baking, paintings, lampshades, baby  clothes and toys, painted  pillows and macrame.  There will also be food, live  entertainment, a beer and  wine tasting contest on Friday  night and a door prize.  Tickets for the draw on the  quilted wallhanging, Christmas stocking anji Christmas  tree are two for SI and are  available at Seaview Market  as well as the Fair,  The Craft Fair runs from  six to ten on Friday and 11  'til five on Saturday at the  Community Hall. Admission is  50* for adults.  Meet the preacher.  Parish members will be  gathering to welcome their  new rector, Reverend John  Robinson, his wife Jennifer  and their family at St. Aidan's  Hall this Friday, December  5, starting at 7:30 p.m. Coffee  and tea will be served.  Dear Santa.  Letters to Santa can be  mailed in the special box at  the Post Office and will  receive an answer, Postmistress Margaret Gardner  tells me, but the deadline is  December 6 (mail service to  the North Pole is evidently no  better than anywhere else.)  Carlos, hit.  "Women are a much more  responsive audience than  men"  was  the  observation  Lemon! .News  of one of the few males watching "Carlos", the exotic  dancer featured at the Peninsula Hotel last week. The pub  was packed and the women  were indeed demonstrative in  their appreciation with cat  calls, whistles, clapping and  lascivious remarks.  Those who had seen him  perform when he first appeared here some three years  ago were a little disappointed  in the first show of the evening. There was too much  narcissistic strutting and athletics and not enough humour.  The second show, however, demonstrated more of  his old style and sense of  showmanship and provided  good entertainment with his  capework and torch tricks.  He's at his best when he's  playing to the crowd and they  loved him. A lot were coming  back the next night to see him  again.  Whole Hurd  invades Egmont  byJonVanAndeU  Egmont was revisited this  week by Lyle Hurd and his  wife Naomi who now reside  in Hamilton, Ontario. Of  course, Lyle lived here for  years and sold out last year to  go travelling by mobile home  across Canada. They brought  Naomi's sister Norma and her  CHRISTMAS  CONCERT  Sun. Dec. 14 - 8:00 p.m.  Elphinstone Gym  A Collection of Christmas Music  solos, choral and  instrumental works  Audience Participation  with  LYN VERNON  JAMES MANSON  pianist  THE ELPHINSTONE  SECONDARY SCHOOL BAND  ' and  Gibsons' newly formed 25 voice chorus  THE GIBSONS SOUND WAVES  All tickets $5.00. Available at  Gibsons Sechelt  Ken's Lucky Dollar Store        Cafe Pierrot  Douglas' Paint Books & Stuff  Horizon Music  or from band and chorus members  husband Fred and are staying  in the Honeymoon Suite,  which is our name for Gene  and Vi Berntzen's basement  suite.  Lyle had planned nailing a  few spring salmon while he  was here and very cleverly  deduced that all the winter  springs were being caught in  Pender Harbour so he steered  his boat to Madeira Park from  Vancouver and that's where  they drive to every day to  fish. Anyway, Wally and  I mooched and trolled all day  in the gap and got one dogfish and lost eight hooks.  Lyle and his party had but  one nibble for the day in  Bargain Harbour. We're not  sure who won the competition  but Lyle assures us that he  will triple us tomorrow.  Fred and Norma, who have  a summer cabin on the  Muskoka Lakes in Ontario,  thought the fishing here was  every bit as good here as  back home.  There is at the top of  Hotham Sound an inter-  prising couple by the name of  Willie and Victoria Sheath.  (Victoria is Jimmy Layton's  daughter.) They have just  bought their own little bubble  helicopter and Willie is  hauling shake blocks out of the  bush and loading them on his  barge up Jervis Inlet. It is  usually the cause of a minor  stir when Willie whirls into  Egmont to pick up his mail.  Egmont is used to helicopters  through the CBC, the Coastguard, helicopter logging up  Jervis, and the BC Tel helicopters, but a helicopter for  mail pick up is something else.  Penco Mfg. Ltd.  Factory Surplus  SALE  on  Ladies Corduroy Slacks  & Velour Tops & Material  Saturday, Dec. 6th  9 am. to 12 Noon  Location - Directly behind  Windsor Plywood  886-8463  ELECTROHOMB  ^7.  Sales & Service  %  SUNSHINE COAST TAfe"  885-9816  Logging truck driver, Peter Percheson was lucky to get away with only a few hours Inconvenience,  when a malfunction in hit truck's suspension caused him to slew across the highway at Secret Cove.  Police directed traffic for several hours on Friday afternoon, while the vehicle wai unloaded snd  removed.  GIBSONS UNITED CHURCH  "HOLLY TEA"  Fri. Dec. 5  2 - 3:30 p.m.  Home Baking - Gift Table  Church Hsll  Adm. 7M  Children's party December 13  by Paulette Collins  The annual Port Mellon  Community Children's Christmas party has been planned  for December 13th. There will  also be a pot luck supper so  the whole family will be  involved in the Christmas  spirit. Santa will arrive to give  out gifts to the children. These  gifts must be purchased by the  parents. Please phone me for  details.  The Chee Wong family  has moved to Vancouver.  They will be missed and we  wish them the best of luck  in their new endeavour. Les,  Amanda and Sylvia Mosolanczki have moved to their  beautiful new home at Gibsons. Their involvement with  the community will be missed  and we hope they will come  and visit often.  The    Port    Mellon    Fire  Department Is having its  annual Christmas Party on  December 6. All members for  the past year are invited and  we look forward to getting  together again. This has been  a well attended event in past  years and everyone can look  forward to a good time.  Plans are well under way for  the annual Port Mellon New  Year's Eve Ball. I will have  more news on this big event  next week.  Pender Settlement  Plan meeting Dec. 7  CRAFT FAIR  Fri. Dec. Sth        Sat. Dec. 6th  6 ��� 10 pm. 11 am. ��� S pm.  Roberts Creek Community Hall  ��� Crafts        ��� Door Prize  ��� Music        ��� Baking Contest  ��� Raffle        ��� Beer & Wine Judging  ��� Kids Table ��� Foods  For inlo: Sue Shepherd 885 2972  Dorothy Boragno 885 5033  Sponsored by: The Hall Committee  by Robi Peters  The Pender Harbour Settlement Plan is coming up for  discussion next Sunday,  December 7th. The meeting is  at 2:00 p.m. in the Pender  Harbour Community Hall. In  my opinion, this is the number  one meeting of the year for  residents of this area.  Dangerous cargoes  must be marked  by John Hamilton  There has until now been  great difficulty in identifying  dangerous cargoes - chemicals  noxious gasses, inflammables,  carried in road transport,  barges, or by air (rail cars  were required to be marked).  This situation has led to many  instances of small accidents  turning into major disasters  because of lack of information  on the substance being transported.  Today, a Federal Act has  been proclaimed which will  require all en route cargoes,  by road, rail, ship, barge or  air, to be clearly identified  by an internationally recognized code of symbols which  will classify the hazard and  specify the action to be taken  in the event of a mishap.  The Provincial Emergency  Program is embarking on an  informational project, (as well  as more formal instructional  sessions of four and a half  days, being offered to agencies actually involved in  implementing the Act) and  Mr. Don Williams, who is  Assistant Regional Manager  for P.E.P. in the Lower Mainland, will be coming to the  Sunshine Coast on Tuesday,  December 2nd, to meet  with the Emergency Executive  Committee in the afternoon  and then to conduct a public  meeting in the evening (7:30  p.m. in the Regional Board  Offices) at which time he will  show two short films and  give a talk on the implications  and working of the Act as it  will affect us.  It is hoped that all of our  Emergency Services in particular will be represented  at that meeting.  If you have not read the fifth  draft of the plan, you should.  Copies are available at the  Regional Board office, Sechelt. The people who have  worked on the plan have put  time and effort into it.  Have they got your concept  of how you feel Pender  Harbour should grow? Will  the policies being put into  action prevent any plans you  have for the future? Be at the  meeting and make your  thoughts and ideas known.  If you dislike voicing your  opinion in a public meeting,  write a letter to the Regional  Board. Make up your own  mind about the Settlement  Plan.  ' 1 da fed-<h*t'^:v:jiisp  and draft; being of such  importance, should have been  made available in Pender  Harbour. After all, not everybody can get to Sechelt or read  the paper.  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MAXWELL'S  PHARMACY  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  Call Jim or Haig for info ���  886-8158   Jt  tt  Bank of Montreal  OFFERS YOU A CAREER  A unique new Bank of Montreal career program now allows you  to work and live in your own home town, if you wish.  ' The Bank is seeking Branch Managers, Loans Managers and Administration Managers���people with several years' work experience, preferably in a supervisory capacity. We are especially  interested in people with budgeting and accounting experience,  those who have been used to serving customers, and those with  experience in meeting the public.  We'll design a personalized training program to ensure you have  every opportunity for success���without having to move out of your  community.  JOHN LOCKHART  HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING CO-ORDINATOR  BANK OF MONTREAL  595 Burrard Street (20th Floor)  Vancouver, B.C.  You are invited to telephone John at the Inn at  Westview, Powell River, on Tuesday, December 2nd  or at the Sunny Crest Motel, Gibsons, on  December 3rd from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. or call  collect anytime during normal business hours at  665-2774 (Vancouver). Also, our Branch  Managers will be pleased to answer any enquiries.  - Dick Hopkins, Main Office, Powell River  -Gordon Pehleman, Westview, Powell River  -Terry Miller, Pender Harbour  - Dave Austin, Sechelt  - Duncan Campbell, Gibsons  All enquiries treated in the strictest confidence.  tt  The First Canadian Bank  Bank of Montreal  BStSI  ���satK  m_______________ mmmmmm  Firemen's dinner a success  San Francisco syncopation  by Rath Forrester 885-2418  Fireman's Ball.  The Halfmoon Bay Fire  Department were hosts at this  year's Annual dinner and  social evening for all the Are  departments on the Peninsula.  It was held at the Roberts  Creek Hall on Saturday,  November 22, was well  attended and enjoyed by all.  The wives of the firemen did  a fantastic job of providing  a feast of a dinner and a big  vote of thanks was extended  to convenor Flo Hill and to all  the ladies who helped make up  this great meal. Another lady  who deserved some special  mention was Joan Clarkson  who so generously donated  goodies for the occasion.  Dinner was followed by a  dance in which everyone let  their hair down and had a  good time. To add a bit of  excitement there were five  door prizes. The Jolly Roger  Inn had donated a dinner for  two plus a one night stay at  the Inn which was won by  Belle Dube. Suncoast Ford  contributed a tune up and the  winner was Alan Reid. A lamp  which was donated by the  Wakefield Inn went to Denis  Martin, while a twenty dollar  gift certificate from the Milore  Nursery was won by Nick  Boni and a ten dollar lawn  mower tune up from Jerry  Berthelet went to Ann Barnes.  The members of the Fire  Department were most grateful to these good merchants  for their generous donations.  Dinner Dale changed!  Due to lack of Interest  in the Welcome Beach Community Association's Friday  night Christmas dinner it has  been decided to just have one  night this year. This will be  the Saturday of December  13th. Those who have already  purchased their tickets for the  Friday may now come and join  Saturday's group. This means  however that there will be a  bigger demand for the 13th,  and as seating is limited to  eighty people you would do  well to see that you have your  tickets by now. Sales will be  closed by December 6th in  order that the numbers are  finalized. Should be a good  night, so do join us. Priority  will be given to those who are  members of the Welcome  Beach Community Association, but if you are not yet a  member and if you live in the  area it is very easy to become  a member for the sum of two  dollars. Give Connie Hobbs a  call at 885-5071 and she will  see to it that you get your  membership card right away.  Sooth Seas Cruise  Bill and Maty Dolmage of  Halfmoon Bay have recently  returned from a six-week  cruise to the South Sea Islands  looking well and happy.  They had a really great trip  with sunshine all die way. Bill,  being an old "Sea Dog"  spent much of the time on  the bridge keeping track of the  whole cruise and feeling very  much at home. Mary enjoyed  the complete relaxation of  shipboard life and was much  impressed by the beauty of  the Islands. One of the  highlights was the visit to  Saipan where everything is  kept beautifully clean. They  had a visit to the cliff from  which many Japanese committed suicide by throwing  themselves over the edge Into  the deep waters below. This  was an expression of humiliation at being defeated in the  second world war. There are  memorials set up at the  location which is visited by  many tourists. Like most of us  who have chosen to live in this  part of the world, the Dol-  mages were happy to be home  again despite the dull and  rainy weather here. Also on  the same cruise were Mr. and  Mrs. Chris Dalton who have a  summer place on Redrooffs  Road.  At the Arts Centre  Images as Gifts  Used Furniture  and What Have You  ALS USED  FURNITURE  886-2812  The last show for 1980 at  the Sunshine Coast Arts  Centre in Sechelt is Images as  Gifts - surely the largest  selection of artwork by Sunshine Coast artists available.  Beginning December 2.and  continuing through to December 14, more than thirty  artists will be represented,  both new names and familiar  All work in this show will be  for sale, but interesting  viewing is likely for those not  looking to buy.  The Arts Centre closes  down December 15 for the  holidays and re-opens January  6 with an exhibition of twenty-  five works by the well-known  British artist, David Hockney.  This show will be on loan  from the Vancouver Art  Gallery.  Don't forget our Saturday  Night Coffee Concert on  December 6, 8:30 p.m. featuring Bob Gleason and Bonnie  Low presenting a blend of  country, folk and original  songs. $2.00 admission and  refreshments are available.  by Joan Huestis Foster  Every morning at precisely  six am., one is lulled awake by  the sporadic hiss of automatic  sprinklers without which, I am  told, the gardens wouldn't  exist. Glimpses of the golden  burnt hills just to the North and  East seem to confirm this.  Six am. in every garden, on  the freeway boulevards in the  parks, by the Municipal buildings���spit hiss, spit hiss, spit  hiss. You find your imagination wondering how fast the  reservoirs are dropping...what  would happen if no one were  there...how long are the sprinklers good for? one hundred  years? two hundred? rain or  shine, every morning your  alarm clock is the insistent  sprinkler. Awesome! As are the  results, particularly, the sloping banks beside the freeways,  if you must have several great  swooping cuts through the  centre of town it's nicethat they  are bands of magnificent  colour.  Unexpectedly television is  totally different in San Francisco and will be here too as the  cablevision monopoly is gradually broken. There are  several cables comparable to  thedifference between AM and  FM radio. Showtime is a cable  (you pay extra) which brings in  continuous movies, some of  them first rate with little or no  advertising. Your mood is  never shattered by a screaming  blurb on the glories of toothpaste, deodorant soap, laundry  products or forensic remedies  for piles and gas.  There is an attachment  behind the set which may be  time-set to tape any show while  you are out so you can enjoy it  in your own time.  This gismo will also play  cassettes of any first run movie  which you may rent at $5 for 24  hours which makes it certainly  cheaper than the theatre for a I  family of four and still cheap |  for two. You can't tape these as  a pre-programmed band of  white will appear across the  centre of the screen. If you just  love the wide screen you can  have that too with a home  screen video.. .that is a separate  screen with the workings (and  they do get complicated)  elsewhere. At least having paid  your five clams you'd be more  likely to watch a movie as  opposed to using it for background chatter.  Weekend sports enthusiasts  may have their games taped  while they are doing household  chores or out with the family  and later they can watch the  game in about twenty minutes  minus the half-time marches,  penalties and time outs. 1 am  not sure how the armchair  sportsmen will react to this  because I am never sure  whether they arc watching to  see the play or enjoy the  relaxation.  The key to all this is a neat  white box which looks like a  small typewriter. The box sits  on thc coffee table and of  course there is all that stuff with  lights and a time clock behind  the TV set. I am not saying that  we want or need all this. I never  saw any purpose to loudmouth  Stereo. I am simply saying that  it is here and it is going to create  monumental changes.  In the fifties when automatic  washers, dryers and dishwash-  that this equipment was no  good and wouldn't do a  thorough job but look at us  now!  Thc omnipresent box that is  newspaper, baby sitter, Valium  and chatty companion to the  lovely WILL alter soon with  available dishes (legal or  lawless) and competing cables  because such as thc virulent  current appetites of electronic  North America. It doesn't do  any good to consider the cost of  equipment, ads. sporls, salaries, spots, politics, thc CRTC,  greed programs electricity,  power.... - billions - enough lo  feed India and Cambodia, just  roaring down the tube.  I found it fascinating, for no  apparent reason, to tune in all  the 'all news station' at any time  of the day or night to find  something alarming happening  somewhere and someone  smooth editorializing on thc  event with appropriate dudgeon. News from everywhere.  Traffic accidents in Saigon,  murders in Jersey, divorces in  London and politics in Costa  Rica. Whew!  When I'm down there 1 find  myself thinking thai we aren't  real but when I'm home here I  wonder if ihey arc real or il  there is a reality or what reality  is.  If you want further dudgeon  my grandbaby's first sentence  was the slogan from Mac  Donalds. Now that he is three  he knows almost the entire  script from the Travolta movie  "Grease" by heart.  Though I am not an interfering Granny I have bought  the English musical "Oliver" as  a Christmas gift for the children and when down next I will  inadvertently kick "Grease"  well under the bookcase.  Coast News, December 2, 1980 7   prokKft   OFFICE   ELECTRONICS  ��� Photocopiers ��� Typewriters  ��� Cash Register* ��� Calculator*  ��� Office Supplies Furniture   &   Stationery  Whain|^^^^^^^^Sjjj|Jj^^^^^^^885^735  Pre-Inventory  SALE!  AU  Fashion  Fabrics  Including Velours,  Viyellas & Quilted  Fabrics  Gift Certificates  SUNNYCREST FABRICS  Opposite Super Valu  886-2231  Candies, Mils and Mm Titan  got lor  Christmas?  A delightful assortment of Special Packages  filled with  hand-dipped chocolates,  candies,  and  freshly roasted nuts.  Something for  EVERYONE on your list!  In order to supply the freshest chocolates  and nuts for the Holiday Season, we are  Taking Orders Now.  Visit us soon and place your orders.  Hours: Tues. ��� Sun. Il am. ��� 5 pm.  Gower Pt. Rd., 886-7522 Gibsons  pillage al jfedplt  Notice of Regular Council Meeling to be held at the Village office on  Wednesday, December 3rd, 1980 at 7 30 pm  AGENDA  Mlnulei: Minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of November 19th, 1980,  Mailers Arising from Minutes:  Accounts: Accounts Payable to November 30th, 1980.  Committee Reports:  Alderman Brown - Public Works, Arena  Alderman Kolibas - Planning. Library. Health  Alderman Stelck - S.C.R.D. Finance, Parks & Recreation  Alderman Lee ��� Airport. Tourism, Management  Mayor Koch - Provincial Emergency Program  Correspondence:  1. Allan & Ashford ��� re: Drainage Lot 10 - West of Salmon Drive.  2. Ministry of Finance - re 1981 Properly Assessments.  3 Sunshine Coast Regional District - re: Building inspection service  4. Development Process Committee - re: questionnaire.  5. Sechelt Building Supplies - re: Lane access  6. Ministry of Municipal Affairs - re: Planning Act.  7. Sechelt District Chamber of Commerce - re: Operating grant.  8 Sechelt District Chamber of Commerce - Permanent tourist facility  9. Interphase '81 - re: Emergency Medical Services.  10. Cancom - Television service.  Any Olher Business:  Adjournment:  ^^��^ft^^b^^^k*ttfeai ^^^^^^^^^^^��V����VPPPV��V9PPV��PPM^��VPP��V��PPPP��PPM��PPMBP��P��0��PPP����  wmmmmmmmmmm  Coast News, December 2, 1980  Fleming on education  The Good School needs help  by Frances Fleming  A most logical argument can  be made that good schools, as  part of their natural function,  will bring out delinquency.  This statement should be  carefully examined to determine at whose door the root  cause of juvenile delinquency  should be laid, and what  remedial steps a community  should take to eliminate much  youthful misbehavior.  The Good School sets up  ordered patterns of living and  daily experiences which it  enforces, time-tables, bus schedules, and so on. Some children  come from homes and neighbourhoods which are devoid of  patterns of systematic living.  Some families do not rise by the  clock. Some families do not eat  regular meals on time. Some  families do not budget, or do  not have the wherewithal! to  budget. Members of some  families come and go at will,  with no curfews or explanation  to another family member to  account for the comings and  goings.  The Good School sets itself  up as a benevolent dictatorship. Some children do not  understand benign authority.  Their total experience has been  a life of emotional damage,  fear, rejection (sometimes  alternated with passionate  love), betrayal, rejection or  indifference.  The Good School stresses  such virtues as fair play,  honesty, cleanliness, and good,  clean speech. These virtues do  not belong in some children's  value systems, because in their  homes these are rated as  weaknesses; if not in their  homes, in the circle of older  adults the child associates with  and admires. Greater prestige is  placed on swearing, shoplifting, stealing, sox play, and  vandalism, all anathema to the  school.  The Good School places  most prestige on abilities to  verbalize and abstract meaning  from printed materials, that is,  the academic phase of the  curriculum. Some children  cannot apply themselves to this  kind of learning on demand,  nor accept it as useful for thf m.  The Good School tries to  retain all youngsters in J its  classes even after they rcjach  school leaving age. Sdme  children cannot be held, and by  walking out at the earliest  opportunity convey their true  feelings about school and  conventional values. In their  brief lifetime, they have not  been convinced that education  has any worth for them. They  join their anti-social friends,  the tough guys, the promiscuous girls.  This is the reality facing  society. The great majority of  citizens do not want the school  to change its values. They want  it to remain a center for  learning, goodness, truth and  light. They do not want it to  become a community convenience for the delinquent - a  community convenience for  socially malajustcd and emotionally disturbed kids who,  when they attend, take up an  inordinate amount of teachers'  times, kids whose needs are  beyond the capacity of the staff  to help them and who spoil the  learning environment for the  conforming kids.  The public, when pressed,  must admit it believes in  expulsions, suspensions and  drop-out for those delinquent  and pre-delinquent youngsters  who upset the smooth operation of the public school. In  Gibsons  Swiss Herbal  &  Natural Factors  VITAMINS  %  Manv othei ,n-store  Specials this month.  Sandwiches  made to order  this, the public backs up the  school system. So it is obvious  that the Good School can bring  out the best in some and the  worst in others. The premise  seems to be true. But we are  creating problems for the  future when we support the  Good School and refuse to deal  with its failures.  Two things must happen if  our society is to help these  educational outcasts. The first  is a new kind of thinking about  child rearing. We cannot let a  family destroy a child before  that child ever gets to kindergarten. No parent has the right  to set a child on the path to  delinquency. We need broad-  minded, motherly home-school  consultants who can make  home calls and help the  mothers of little ones learn how  to program their children for  school success. Few parents are  wicked or mean or intent on  bringing up future penitentiary  inmates. If the mother is  discouraged and poverty  stricken, adequate help must be  provided, good housing, good  food, warm and attractive  clothing. Counselling must be  available when requested.  There must be immediate  response to the needs of  mothers, infants and children.  Day-care centres, night-care  centres, play-and-learn centres  are needed - free and available  to young parents. The cost  should be weighed against what  would be the cost of keeping  the child as adult in a penitentiary for his adult years.  Prevention, not punishment, is  the key.  The second thing we need to  do as a community is to set up  small manufacturing units to  employ your young drop-outs  and to give them skills, education and some money to  spend. Life styles among these  students could parallel those of  young adults in the community. They would graduate  from this school into the world  of work. What community is  ready to accept these challenges? Are we?  silent sam's  open 10 to ?  Elphinstone grades eight, nine and ten honour roll students.  Elphinstone Honour Roll  W5-W1  ���riri.  Honourable Seniors  Grade 12 Honour Roll students at Elphinstone  Picture by David Atlee  Our apologies to the students of Chatelech Junior Secondary  School. We were unable to run a picture of your honour roll  students, due to an accident in the dark room.  Scholarship society  to hold meeting  Grade 12 - Honour Roll  AKINS, Cindy  ONO, Steve  Grade 12 ��� Honorable  Mention  BERRY, Valerie  ENGLISH, Tony  JIEW, Leonard  KRINT1LLA, Jeff  Grade 11 - Honour Roll  ATLEE, Dawne  BROOKS, Tony  HOLDING, Dennis  MURPHY, Stephanie  PARKER. Anne  SKOGMO, Sigrid  CARROLL, Allan  Grade 11 - Honorable  Mention  CRAZE, Joanne  GENTLES, Steven  JIEW, Michael  LEE, Robert  Grade 10 - Honour Roll  FYLES, Shelley  GANT, Murray  JONAS, Hanna  MICHAUD, Renec  PETTERSEN, Kari  ROTLUFF. Wcndi  Grade *) - Honour Roll  GIBB, Deborah  McFARLANE. Donna  PASSMORE, Marian  REED, James  SYNNOT, Deborah  TVEIT-PETTERSEN, Soma  VANDERGEEST, Marian  Grade 9 - Honourable  Mention  CHRISTIAN, Maria  ILLINGWORTH, Glen  PETERSON, Debbie  WILSON, Amanda  Grude 8 ��� Honour Roll  BUTCHER, Janet  CAMERON, Bev  CARROLL. Lome  GLEDSON, Jay  GREGGAIN, Brandi  MacKOWN, Joel  MADOC-JONES, Ruth  MANTON, Toni  MULLIGAN, Lori  REIMER, Suzanne  TENTCHOFF, Marci  Grade 8 - Honourable  Mention  BOE, Clea  CARSKY, Martin  HOGAN, Ryan  McKINNON, Kirsti  TOURIGNY, Angela  UN*  PIONEER  HAPPY  chanukahA  DEC. 3-IO    "���  Grade  10 - Honourable  Mention  December  *\  SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS  The Educational Meeting (which is also the  inaugural meeting for newly elected and reelected trustees) will be held on Thursday,  December 4th at 7:30 pm., at the Roberts  Creek Elementary School and the regular  meeting will be held Thursday, December  18th at 7:30 pm. in the School Board Office.  Free-  rT ^  ...The Chainsaw People  .Up to $40.00 worth  of useful  rChainsaw Accessories  or Safety Equipment  Ask Your "Good Neighbour" Pioneer Dealer  For Details.  SniiTTy's M ari'na  Lid  Adjacent to the  Govt. Wharf, Gibsons 886-7711  The Sunshine Coast  Scholarship, Bursary & Loan  Society will hold their annual  meeting at 4 pm. Monday  December 8 at Elphinstone  High School.  This is an opportunity for all  contributing persons or organizations to scrutinize the  activities of the Society and  make any pertinent suggestions  for the orderly assistance of  students from School District _  #46 to obtain post-secondary  training.  CAM PIN. Deborah  LEE, Rosalyn  MAHLMAN, Clint  STROM, Lynn  TORV1CK, Kevin  | CLASSIFIED NOTE    |  ��� Drop oil your Coast Newt  I  ��� Classified at Campbell's .  | Family Shoes, Sechelt, or I  | Centre Hardware, Madeira  I  L-L������J  There's   STILL TIME  to  RECOVER  your  Kitchen  or Dining  Chairs  BEFORE CHRISTMAS!  We have a Good Supply of PLEXIGLAS  WW  Upholstery ft Boat Tops Ltd.  The Weinhandls  ��� Wyngaert Rd., Gibsons      886-7310  TEACHBISARE  PMIES1IVGAND  DEMONSTRATING  WHY?  There comes a time when a group of people must unite and  fight for their basic rights. That time has Come lor the  teachers of British Columbia.  Because we do not have the right to bargain, the provincial government unilaterally took away our fully indexed  pensions, at the same time allowing a higher level of  indexing for public servants, including MLAs. Teachers  got a raw deal.  Teachers confribufe large sums of money annually info  fheir pension fund. They have allowed the government to  use these funds to provide low-interest loans to B.C Hydro  and other crown corporations. In exchange for this cheap  money, thc government guaranteed our pensions, protected from inflation. The government has reneged on ils  promise. Teachers are angry.  We are being treated as second-class citizens. We have  tried Ihe nice way and been rebuffed by government and  denied our rights  Our only choice is action.  The B.C. Teachers' Federation.  This ad is paid for by the teachers of School District #46 in support of our  colleagues demonstrating at the Legislature on December 4,1980. ���pp  mnpMP*  'Music in the Schools  tfaryanne's  viewpoint  by Maryanne West  It's odd, isn't it, that  although almost all children  respond to music as naturally  as they breathe, and music in  some form is a creative  expression shared by all  cultures throughout the his-  ;tory of mankind, a universal  language, yet music is not  rated as important by educators in Canada either as a  part of the school curriculum  or as an important skill for  would-be teachers.  In fact, on the Sunshine  Coast the School Board is  considering a motion that  band Instruction at the elementary level be discontinued  and only offered from Grade 8.  The trustees asked for community discussion on the topic  before making a decision in  February and time was available at both the meetings in  Langdale in October and at  Sechelt in November, but no-  one came. Whether by accident or design it appears that  no-one knew the subject would  be on the agenda.  There are still opportunities  to discuss this important  issue, this Thursday December 4 at Roberts Creek,  January 8 at Madeira Part and  February 12 at Gibsons  Elementary.  Learning to play a musical  instrument seems to me to be  a skill we should offer as many  children as possible. It will  give a lifetime of pleasure and  enhance their critical faculties. I'm told by musicians  that 9-10 years is the best time  to begin. Learning to play a  musical instrument teaches  dexterity, manual and mental  co-ordination, another set of  language symbols which can  open up a whole new world,  the difficult art of concentration and the ability to listen  but perhaps the most important reason for learning to  play in a band in school is  that it rewards effort with an  immediate sense of achievement, the sort of "high"  which all kids need to balance  the inevitable frustrations of  learning.  A musical instrument is an  extension of learning to sing  and develop the range and  potential of the human voice.  I just don't believe that North  American children are tone  deaf as suggested by a  teacher, they have the same  physical equipment as children from, for example, central  Europe where singing is an  important part of every child's  schooling. Our children also  need to learn of the achievements of mankind in the realm  of music making, as wide a  spectrum as possible, so that  they become familiar with the  many different ways in which  sounds can be combined and  used, and have the opportunity to experiment for themselves. That we all have access  to instant music at the touch of  a button doesn't negate the  need for enlarging our experience - on the contrary.  However, the problem isn't as  simple as "yes, let's offer  band instruction to all students". It involves the difficulty of getting qualified  teachers and with only so  much money available the  ever present problem of priori-,  ties occurs. This is why the  School Trustees are asking for  your help in making a decision.  Some people think cultural  programmes, drama, music  crafts etc. should be extracurricular-time in school being  kept for basics. Others would  like them to be an integral part  of the regular school day.  Extra-curricular activites  have always proven difficult  in an area where so many  children are bussed to school  and it seems to me that if  we want to make opportunities  available to all children then  the best time is when we have  them all together. I have never  felt such things as music to be  "frills" - they make a valuable contribution to a child's  self-confidence and self-image  often providing a raison d'etre  for core subjects, they contribute not only to the cohesion of the school as a  viable unit, but help to bring  schools and their communities  in closer touch, to the great  benefit of both. The band  question is really just one  facet of a much larger question which is being put to  British Columbians by the  Minister of Education at a  series of open forums around  the Province. Seemingly one  of the questions which could  now be addressed is why so  many children find school  frustrating, an anxious experience; what happens in  school to change bright-eyed  eager curious youngsters into  foot-dragging, couldn't-care-  less kids?  As I presume the Minister  will not himself come to such  a small area as this, maybe"  the School Board could sponsor a forum at which briefs  could be submitted and discussed as the basis of recommendations to the Minister  from this District, This is an  opportunity for us to consider  this whole, very important  matter of the place of culture  in our curriculum and its  economic priority.  Now may be the time to  come up with some innovative  ideas, maybe we should  lengthen the school day to  make more time for creative  adventures, or set aside whole  afternoons for clubs of one  sort and another. Maybe an  idea which failed to get off  the ground IS years ago, to  shorten lunch hour and free  up time at the end of the afternoon could be looked at again.  Maybe we need to call on  expertise in the community to  complement the skills of our  teachers? Anyway, come to  the Roberts Creek Meeting,  the School Board needs the  community's input to help  them come to a decision.  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A case in point could be  made of my last winter spent in  the lumbercamps of Northern  Ontario.  The outfit I worked for was  known as the Carpenter &  Hixon Co. and their base of  operations was Blind River,  Ontario. The actual forestry  operation and their camps were  in the Mississagi Park region  and I had been assigned to a  camp at Quirke Lake. I cannot  recall who the foreman was,  other than the fact that he was  an American, which is not  surprising seeing that the  company was American owned. The question as to what  they were doing here in Ontario  and why they were cutting  down our trees I leave someone  else to answer, but I shall never  forget the shock and stunned  disbelief when I arrived at the  camp and, it being supper time,  I was directed to the cookhouse or, as they called it, mess-  hall. After having lived the past  two winters almost entirely on  salt pork, beans and flapjacks I  couldn't believe my eyes when I  sat down at the table. Not only  was the kitchen and dining  room spotlessly clean but there  was even oilcloth on the tables  and, as for the food, it was  some time before I could  recover from my amazement  and tie into it with all the gusto  and enthusiasm expected of a  healthy young man of twenty-  two. Would you believe it,  there was actually a choice of  hot meats, both roast pork and  beef being on the table and  platters of cold cuts and a fish  salad? Incredible as it may  seem, when the desserts were  brought in one could have the  choice of apple or raisin pie and  great bowls of canned peaches.  Canned peaches in a lumber-  camp? For the moment I  thought I must have gone crazy  or be experiencing some fantastic dream but it was for real and  all the way to the bunkhouse I  kept shaking my head. 1 still  couldn't believe it!  That winter I reached the  ultimate as far as status went in  a lumbercamp at the time. I had  been hired as a "swamper" but I  hadn't been there very long  when I was offered a team of  horses to drive. 1 accepted with  alacrity and, although it was  too late to get in on the  "skidding" of logs, I took part  in the sleigh haul. I had  discovered on the farms 1  worked on that I had an affinity  with horses, possibly inherited  from my father, and when the  camp broke up in the spring I  really was upset when it came  time to bid farewell to Bob and  Ben my team of magnificent  blacks.  They  were  over   17  hands in height so that with my  shortness of stature I had to  stand on a box in order to  fasten their collars. Even after  so many years I often think of  them.  I had formed a friendship  with an English chap of my age  that winter, so after being paid  off in Blind River, Sid Cum-  mings and I took the train for  Sault Ste. Marie. I really don't  remember why we went there in  the first place but we only  stayed one night at the Victoria  Hotel, which was then owned  and operated by a Chinese  gentlemen. About all I recall of  that night was the potency of  the "white lightning" he sold  and the shrieks and giggles of  numerous young maidens of  dubious virtue, who appeared  to make the Victoria their  permanent residence and who  seemed to have spent the night  wandering from room to room  making sure the other guests  were comfortable.  Sid and I spent the next day  in a fruitless search for work  but somewhere along the line  we heard that they were hiring  pulp cutters in Sudbury, while  there was always a chance in  the nickel mines there. We took  the train that evening for that  town, arriving early the next  morning. I had never been in  Sudbury before, nor had Sid,  but I do know that we had  hardly arrived when the excitement commenced. As I recall  it the train pulled into the  station around 7:10 a.m., we  checked our packsacks and  then stepped out on to Oak  Street. We were debating  whether to stop right across the  street at the Star Cafe for our  breakfast or continue on up  town to be close, at opening  time, to an employment office  that presumably would be  hiring those hypothetical cutters of pulp.  As we stood there discussing  the pros and cons of this  matter, I noticed a way down  the street a commotion of sorts  as a hulking figure of a man  lurched up to an elderly man  who stood looking in one ofthe  shop windows. Shouting "Am I  a man?" he hauled off and hit  this old gentleman such a  wallop he almost sent him  through the plate-glass window. Then, staggering away, he  accosted a young C.P.R.  messenger boy who had stopped his bicycle and, with one  foot balancing on the sidewalk,  was studying the numbers  displayed above the shops.  Again hollering "Am I a man?"  he swung a terrific roundhouse  that sent both boy and bicycle  out into the street. Sid had his  back to all this and did not  appear to be aware of what was  going on so, as this hostile and  apparently insane character  was rapidly approaching us, I  gave him a nudge on the shin  with my foot and warned him  "look out Sid". I had no more  uttered the words than he was  upon us. The same raucous  demand "Am I a man?" and  once again a haymaker in Sid's  direction, which fortunately  did not land as Sid hastily  jumped back.  Now it came my turn as he  roared "Am I.." but that is as  far as he got. I didn't wait to  hear the remainder of his  oratory but let him have it. I  really put everything I had into  that one punch and, seeing that  he was as wide open as a barn  door, had no trouble connecting, lt sent him sprawling off  the sidewalk on to the street  with blood streaming from his  forehead. I was wearing a  heavy signet ring and that and  the blow had opened up a nasty  cut over his left eyebrow.  So far so good, but before I  had any time to congratulate  myself on a real neat performance, I felt a heavy hand on  my shoulder. My natural  thought was, here's another of  these s.o.b.'s to contend with,  so swinging around I was all  prepared to let go when I  realized it was a figure in a blue  uniform, in other words, the  long arm of the law. After  handcuffing me to my would-  be assailant, he commandeered  a passing taxi and away we  went to the police station. At  the desk, after frisking the two  of us, we were jointly charged  with being drunk and disorderly and creating a disturbance in  a public place.  I protested to no avail but as  they were leading me to a cell,  who arrived but Sid, the old  gentleman and the C.P.R.  messenger boy. They had also  commandeered a taxi and lost  no time in rushing to my  assistance. After their corroborating stories of how it had all  happened, of course the police  had to let me go but first  cautioning me that their prisoner was a Swede Finn, one of  a gang, and the others would  probably be looking for me.  After ascertaining that there  were no jobs, Sid and I shook  the dust of Sudbury from our  heels and took the next train  out. However, I still am of the  opinion I should be in the  Guinness' Book of Records. I  arrive in a town at 7:10 a.m.  and am in jail at a quarter  eight. Can you do better than  that?  Local landowner Paul Herbermann got an unpleasant surprise last week when he went to pick up a  pile of stones which had taken him three days to collect. Not only were the stones gone but abo tht  chain and "Private Property'' sign which hung at the entrance to his property. He doesn't mind hikers  cutting through his property on their way up Soames Hill but understandably felt frustrated upon  discovering the theft. He Is seen here installing a new chain. Photo by Don Levan  Police news of the week  We will be  CLOSED  from  Dec. 22nd  til Jan. 6th  for  Christmas  holidays  NEW  WINTER  ^ HOUttS  For appointments please! jail  886-7621  during these hours  Tues. - Sat/,  9 am. - 3:30 pm.  A full Lin* ol  Plumbing Supplies  The   new  property   at  entrance  Hopkins  owner   of  the  the    highway  to   Nob   Hill   at  Landing,   has   ex  perienced some problems.  A chain and signs erected at  the entrance to the habitual  right of way were knocked  down and rock he had cut for  construction was stolen. The  chain has been replaced.  The practice of knocking  down road signs and mail  boxes has started again.  Police ask that the public  report any of these offences.  November 21st: The sign at  the Homestead Restaurant in  Wilson Creek was vandalized.  Damage is estimated at  $1,000.  Police answered an  Christmas mail deadlines  Mailing dates for international air mail letters and  greeting cards are December 5  for all destinations except  Haiti, the Dutch Antilles and  Cuba, which is November 28,  and Great Britain and Ireland,  December 12.  The  deadline  for  mailing  within   Canada  and   to  the  United States is December 13.  Christmas card rates are:  Canada and USA, first class, 17  cents, third class, 15 cents.  Overseas, first class air mail, .15  cents, third class air mail, 27  cents.  alarm at the Big Scoop in  Sechelt. A ladder was found  at the rear of the building  and a window had been forced  open. No entry was gained.  November 24th: IS sheets of  3/4 inch plywood were stolen  from the construction site at  Ruby Lake.  November 26th: A vehicle was  stolen from the Ferry Terminal at Langdale. It was  found abandoned in Sechelt  the same day.  Palchworh.Pint  We will be open MONDAYS  til Christmas  11 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Gibsons Landing  886-8355  Family activities  volunteers heeded  Volunteers are needed to  assist with organizing family  program activities for Continuing Education between  January and March. These are  one-shot events that require  some advance preparation and  cohesiveness during the ac- ���  tivity, i.e. Toboganning trip  up Mount Elphinstone; Old  time family dance and pot luck  supper; Sunday afternoon  tours in Sechelt and Gibsons  of fishing boats, Museum and  Art Centre, etc; Field trips to  Vancouver Marine Museum,  Stanley Park Zoo and Aquarium and Squamish on the  Royal Hudson; and Saturday  afternoon cultural programs to  include theatre, dance, music,  puppetry, etc.  If you can help, call Joan  Cowderoy at the Volunteer  Bureau, 885-5881.  Gibsons Ready  886-8174  'Drainrock  *Sand  'Fill  ���Washed Rock  ���Road Mulch  ���Concrete Anchors  Mon.���Friday 8a.m.���5p.m.  to\\   W  an    M  Wilson Creek Centre  directors change  The Wilson Creek Family  Centre wishes to announce a  change in directorship. Vicki  Dobbyn, who has held u variety  of positions at the Family  Centre, has been the director  for well over a year. Under her  supervision the Centre has  maintained a quality service on  thc Sunshine Coast.  She left thc Centre on  November 15. 1980 to put her  energies into her family life.  Taking over as the new director  is local Dave Mcwhort.  worm, warmer, warmest  daniadown  Chase Winie> Chills away wilh a Daniadown continental  quill, lu'n flow" Ihe heal to save energy and i��tree ot  tedious bedmakmg lotevet Ask aboul oui unique  guarantee nl warmth We have a constantly eipanfling  selection ol designs in pei mapress pet cates and muslins  The decorating possibles ate endless  Maiding drape service avaiiaole Please contact us lor  out colour brochuie and ctuss Canada dealer list - Buy  Canadian  daniadown quilts ltd.  Vancouver BC ElMftKltiM 1967  SUNSHINE INTERIORS  nohth ho. 1 kiwanis way  pistons. 886-8167 __,  Wakachoo Rivyoo  "Farewell Festival for Friends"  FUN!  Sunday, Dec. 7th  Roberts Creek Community Hall,  3 - 9 pm.  * Scheduled Entertainment  - more musicians welcome m, _q m m m, ���  I  Coast News, December 2,1980  Edmund Juneau 1877 -1980  Passing of a man of history  by Oui  A link in the chain to the,  put and the gold tush days'  of the Yukon, was broken by  the passing of Edmund  Juneau of Sechelt on Sunday,  November 23rd, 1980. He was  103 years of age. Born in  Edmonton, Northwest Territories, (Alberta did not join  Confederation until 1905) on  June 10th, 1877, of French-  Canadian parents, he lived his  early life there. As a child, he  remembers his father as being  government agent for the Cree  Indians during the time of the  Riel Rebellion.  He married in Edmonton,  and in 1898, lured by tales of  fortunes to be made, in the  Yukon gold fields, packed up  wife Catherine, one year old  son Fred, and travelled by  train to Vancouver. . From  there they caught a coastal  steamer that took them to  Skagway, Alaska, .rode the  White Pass and Yukon narrow  gauge railway to a tent city  on Bennett Lake, then from  there to Whitehorse by river  boat on top of a load of freight.  .Passage to Dawson was difficult to find, so Edmund  made a deal to take a barge  load of cattle down the Yukon  River. He hired a huge and  powerful black man as a  helper, loaded wife and son  aboard the barge and after  a wild and perilous ride down  narrow rapids and over  shallow sand bars, arrived in  one piece in Dawson City.  This was how one 21 year old  adventurer, his 23 year old  bride and their one year  old son made the long trek  over the notorious Trail of  ���981  He worked for a time as s  packer for the Hudson's  Bay Company; as a winchman  on the dredges; as a welding  apprentice; and even scratched out a few self-taught  tunes on an old fiddle to liven  things up at local dances.  That same old fiddle is one  of daughter Agnes's prized  possessions. Son Fred remembers the tunes old Dad  entertained them with on  many an evening, and of an  incident on the way north  when a customs agent wanted  to charge him duty on the  fiddle. When Dad told him  he could keep It he relented.  That old violin could tell some  tall tales!  Fred Juneau lives in Victoria and is visiting with sister  Agnes Hamilton and husband  Jim here in Sechelt. They  were reminiscing about their  days in the Yukon where  Agnes was born and how Dad  liked to have his family  close by wherever he worked.  Agnes grew up on the big  dredges and especially remembers the cooks galley.  Fred remembers one Christmas when Dad hiked 65 miles  from Glacier Creek to Dawson  City to be with his family at  that special time of year.  It was so cold he would  have frozen if he had stopped  too long to rest.  Among his memorabilia are  messages from Queen Elizabeth, Prime Minister Trudeau, Premier Bill Bennett  and other cabinet ministers,  congratulating him on his  100th birthday in 1977.  One letter of special interest  is dated November Sth, 1938,  written on the stationery  of the Shrine of Saint Terese,  Alaska. It is addressed to  Edmund Juneau, Dredge-  master, Yukon Consolidated  Gold Fields, Dawson, Y.T.  The writer, A.B. Cain,  editor, The Alaska Catholic,  expressed interest in an item  from a Juneau paper that  Edmund would be visiting the  grave of his distinguished  Uncle, Joseph Juneau, for  whom the town was named.  He wanted to meet him on his  arrival.  Back in Dawson, Edmund  had tired of his welding job  and as he had made a friend  of a dredgemaster, he went to  work for him. His friend  taught him all he knew  about dredges and .in due  course, Edmund became a  dredgemaster himself. He was  to take over one of the largest,  wooden hulled dredges in the  world, the Canadian #4.  This same giant dredge,  frozen in its permafrost  base on Bonanza Creek near  Dawson City, .a thousand  miles of airspace separating  their final resting placet,  could well be a symbolic  monument to a master who  cared for its well being;  provided Us life blood of  grease, oil and water; and by  their combined efforts, produced millions of dollars as  they 'moiled for gold' on  behalf of Yukon Consolidated  Gold Corporation Limited.  In a sense, they now share  a common bond.  May they rest in peace!  VW"'' "W/////W 'WW' ��� "/��//���/>'"''  Convert your old  Wooden Windows to  Double Blazed  Aluminum windows  with V2" Airspace  886-7359  Edmund Juneau celebrating hit 113rd birthday In Sechelt  4*  Gibsons  Green & Flowering Plants,  Cut  Rowers & Arrangements.  Dried Flowers, Gifts.  ft  Deliveries acrou the Peninsula       \f  and Around Ihe World TSSKS'  SundimJlouvu, 8 Gift  886-2316  TMs free solar book  could save you thousands.  v  Repair work under way on the drag lint of Number Four gold dredge on Bonanza Creek In the first  part of this century- Edmund Juneau is shown In the centre of the picture.   'CHRISTMAS  H   PORTRAIT SPECIAL ||  Colour 1 Sitting 2 - 8" X 10" Matting Extra    ���SO.**  B & W or Sepia 1 Sitting 2 - 8" x 10"    *-W  Childrens Sitting  Colour 1 Sitting, B & W 1 Sitting;  l-8"xl0"    ,������       l-8"xl0"  2-5"x7"     *������      ��� 2-5"x'" mM  Wed. - Sat.    Above Hunte; Ga���ery  Ml ��� o ___________  8" x 10"  5" x 7"  Studio 886-9720  Home 886-7955  Between the  covers of this book, there's  a wealth of information on the  world's oldest and most dependable erjergy  source. Free heat from the sun.  You'll find nearly every solar topic imaginable. From a basic description  of active vs. passive, to site orientation, to insulation, to zone planning, to  solar gain and murh more. And it's all written in a simple, easyto-  understand style.  So if you're considering a solar Lindal home, we suggest you visit us  for your free copy of "Facts About fcissive Solar Homes!' It's a 16 pa^e  booklet that could save you thousands of energy dollars in the future.  AUnDMiCEDRRHOmES  Sales Office and Display Home  in Horseshoe Bay.  INDEPENDENTLY   m.D. Mackenzie Limited  ISTRIBUTED BY: 6342 Bay Street, Horseshoe Bay  West Vancouver, B.C.  V7W2Q9  CN12-2 Phone (604) 921-8010      921-9268  Economiser  PRICES EFFECTIVE UNTIL  DECEMBER 7th, 1980  Christmas Shopping VALUES  CHRISTMAS  GIFT WRAP  10 Rolls ��� combo Pack  8 Paper ��� 30"x384"  J Foil ��� 30"X5a"  CHRISTMAS VALUE  2.99  Noma Utes  OUTDOOR 25'S  Sparkle or Clow  CHRISTMAS VALUE  8.99  A MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM  THE MANAGEMENT & STAFF  AT WESTERN DRUG MART  OLD SPICE For Him  GIFT SET  soap on-a-Rope I60g.  After Shave Lotion 125ml  some items may be unavailable due to  suppliers shortages  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO  LIMIT QUANTITIES  CHRISTMAS VALUE  6.89  TABLE TREE  24" - complete with Lights  & Decorations.  CHRISTMAS VALUE  5.97  Montag  BOXED  STATIONERY  Choose from assorted  beautiful designs  CHRISTMAS VALUE  5.88  PHOTO ALBUM  For those Christmas Pictures  'Magic Cling' 6 Sheets -  12 Pages.  CHRISTMAS VALUE  1.99  mml\0 AOfr Suggested List Price  ALL PAPERMATE  PENS & GIFT SETS  iMay not be available at all storesi  from Robin Hood  SHORTBREAD MIX  Tastes like traditmal shortbread with that real 'short'  texture SOOg or  GINGERBREAD MIX  is spiced to perfection and is recommended  to be served with whipped  cream, 370g  CHRISTMAS VALUE  .99  Revlon  FLEX  Non Aerosol Hair  Net 350ml.  2.09  GIFT SET  From cutex contains:  Nail Polish, Polish Remover,  t, Cuticle Remover. An Ideal  stocking stuffer.  CHRISTMAS VALUE  2.37  HILLSIDE  FINE SOAP  Box of 3. Assorted scents.  Made from natural source  Ingredients.  CHRISTMAS VALUE  1.99  CHOOSE a Royale  Hawaiian Fragrance  Especially for her on Christmas  morning  2U&FF arsr  on all Royal Hawaiian Fragrances  {At Participating western drug Martsi  sylvania  MACICUBES.  FLASHCUBES  FLIP FLASH _  FLASHBAR   2.19  1.89  2.59  3.17  CHRISTMAS CARDS  40 ASSORTED  ATTRACTIVE  DESIGNS    CHRISTMAS VALUE  2.59  Gibsons Western  886-7213  Sunnycrest Mall  SUfitfo 70<Atom Tttayl  Sechelt Western  885-9833  Trail Bay Centre  MANY MOM UNADVERTISED SPECIALS  Each western Drug Mart Is Individually owned  and operated; thus assuring personal Interest In  the needs of their customers. Take the  opportunity today to get to know your local  western Pharmacist  - ^- ���   ��� h i m�� -  Mtea f^^^^mmWW  12  Coast News, December 2, 1980  LUCKY DCLLAR fCCDf  OVERLOOKING BEAUTIFUL GIBSONS HARBOUR  VitX&tttt'S&Z&'&Xtttt.^^ 55��3��3��K��S��5��5��5��5��a��!  Florida Pink & White  BRAPEFRUIT  CELCE  48's  5/$1.00  California 4/^4    A A  AVOCADOS     *S/'1.H)  California  NAVEL  ORANGES    fl/$ 1.00  From France  GRANNY SMITH  APPLES  lb.  59��  Apple, Raisin & Blueberry  rrUll I I6S 8" ea  Dutch Ouen Bread  Recipe o�� the Week  Old Fashioned Christmas  Corned  Last vear at this time Igave a recipe for corned beef which proved to  be very popular so for those who missed it here it is again. It's one of  those foods that is traditional to eat at this time of year but is delicious  to eat at any time during the winter season. Il can be made ahead of  time and frozen for use when required.  You will need about 5 pounds of beef brisket neatly rolled and tied.  Make quite sure its tied securely or you will find it falling apart during  the cooking process.  Make the following mixture:  2 tablespoons coarse salt  2 teaspoons saltpeter  3 tablespoons brown sugar  3 cloves garlic, chopped  4 tablespoons pickling spice  Rub the mixture inlo the brisket and place it in a rustproof dish.  Sprinkle any of the remaining mixture over the meat. Cover the dish  and keep it at room temperature for 24 /lours.  The next day, turn the meat over, cover il, and place it in the fridge.  Repeat this process for 10 days.  When the 10 days are up, drain the meat and rinse in cold water lo  remove all the spices. Put il in a saucepan, cover with cold water, bring  to the boil, then drain again. Cover the brisket with cold waler again  and simmer slowly till tender���2 1/2 to 3 hours. When it is cooked,  drain it. If you're going to freeze it wait till it's quite cold then wrap  tightly in freezer paper and pop in your freezer.  If you 're going to eat it straight away, place it in a roasting pan and  stick some cloves in it. Pour some maple syrup over it or make a  mixture of yellow mustard and brown sugar in equal parts and spread  over it. Bake it at 350 degrees Ffor approximately 30 minutes or until  the outside is crisp and brown. Slice it thinly and eat it straight away or  chill il and use in sandwiches���just delicious wilh freshly baked rye  bread and a smidgeon of horseradish.  Thank you Joyce.  Nest Lewis  (former Home Economics teacher)  Day by day, Item by Item, we do more for you in  providing variety, quality and friendly service.  'We reserue the right to limit quantities'  Gower Point Rd., Gilbsons     Free Delivery to the Wharf     886*2257  Heinz  infant baby food   ,2/59��  Asst'd - No Meat  junior baby food :.��* 2/03��  Asst'd - No Meat  Heinz _m_m_h  beans with porn    �����,,, 49(  Asst'd Styles  Campbell's ^ _   A||  u-o lulce ,.��L���e $1.09  Orange Flavor ^_    __  tang $1.��I5  Drink Crystals  Clove .leaf - Broken ^ _   -^^  shrimp ���38m*1.39  Robinson's ^ _   _m_m  mincemeat ,, $1.98  E.D. Smith *****  garden cochtall������,i89*  Sunspun m**+ ��  pineapple ��mi,A9��"  Crushed, Sliced & Tidbits  Sunspun - Fancy Whole Kernel _   .     _.  corn Mlgm 2/79��  Royal City - Choice ^^^  tomatoes ���m,89��  KeHogg's A  rice krlsples J 1.89  s  DUCT  Fluffo  shortening  Imperial  margarine  . 454 gm  1.36 kg  790  $1.99  Niagara - Concentrated  orange lulce       M5mi, 79c  Fraser Vale A  fish ft chips     56gJl.79  Clean Joke section  Man: "I can't eat this food! Call the manager!"  Waitress: "It's no use, sir. He can't eat it either.'  Fresh Frozen  Prawn Tails  ��3.*�� lb.  (approx. 2 lb. boxes)  Gibsons Fish  Market  886-7880  aBHPanBBHBBBBHBBBBf  ALL SPORTS  MARINE  i  FROES        /  FROE      /��� I  MALLETS/    i  In-Store /   J  Specials    ___\-^  Wet Wear ���^F>���~  Fishing Gear 886-9303 9m��l  wm  Coast News, December 2, 1980  13  PRE -CHRISTMAS  "     SALE  PRICES EFFECTIVE  WED. - SUN.  DEC.3 - 7  Open Fridays til 7 p.m.  Open Sundays & Holidays  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  DOLLAR  ssfts^s^afcw^jftssfcsfcaftsj  I  Early California Medium Pitted *m* a  ripe olives ��* 88��  Colonial  shortbread  cookies ��,.'1.09  M.J.B. - Decaffeinated A       _^,_^,  instant coffee ,���, $4.99  Inka A      Afcjk  conee substitute  J1.99  Dove ; A  liquid detergent ,��1.85  Better Buy A            ���  aluminum loll   *..�� $1.49  dig food      ��-. 2/^1.08  Puss & Boots _   ,,��� ��� ___  cat food ,5oz 2/95��  Asst'd Varieties  bic lighters *-���*���� 99��  Hen-l-ratlon uJ3.25  Meal  Oxodol - Cheer - Bold ^ _    _ -^  Dwd detergents *4.19  Bounce ^ _   ���_**  fabric softener ��.��1.58  1  HOUSEWARES  tf   Here are a few specials thai will make  If   ideal Christmas gifts for that someone on  vour list.  DECANTERS  bv Anchor Hocking  In an elegant design to enhance any table.  Reg.$5.S8  special Purchase Price  $4.59  "?:.  .  &                                         ���A_-       '_[____*             '  WINE GLASSES  hv Anchor Hocking  To match the decanters.  Reg. ��2.6�� each  special Purchase Price  *1."each  or ��io." set oi sat  SH0PPIN8 BASS  Attractively woven bags that may be used  all year round for many reasons.  Reg. ��3.��s  special Purchase Price  $2.95  -MEAT  Gov't Inspected Canada Grade H Blade _k _M    Aft  CHUCK RDAST    ,, $1.29  Whole Shoulder _r_\_Wi\  SIVIOKED PICNIC    ,99c  i1 Frozen  CHICKEN LESS  Olympic  By Bill Edney  SHOP TALK  Eleven Down - One to Go  December, the last month of our Calendar year, is upon  us and to each it will have a different meaning. To the  youngsters awaiting Christmas Day and Christmas  Gifts���and goodies, it will be a long month. To some of us  it seems that the months pass by all-too-quickly, even  though we look forward to an end of winter and the  beginning of spring.  Here at Ken's we will look forward to a busy month as  people are already laying in stocks of one kind and  another for the festive season. There will be a number of  private pre-Christmas parties and we like to cater to the  needs of people for these special events. They will be met  with complete satisfaction if we are given the orders  early.  Employers, clubs and other groups will already be  planning their events. These often require extra stocks of  glasses, cups, trays, paper plates and napkins (plain or  fancy), extra ash trays, candles, bulb replacements, not  to mention all the goodies that will be served up from the  Baker, the Butcher, the Produce man, the Grocer, the  Pop man, or the Dairy man. Plan ahead���make your  arrangements now with our Department Heads.  The Butcher at Ken's is already taking orders for  turkeys, and/or other poultry. He, of course, had to  estimate our requirements and place his order in  October. The word is that Turkeys will again be scarce in  certain sizes and the price is likely to be a little higher than  last Thanksgiving. Some people have been choosing  other than Turkeys for the Christmas dinner. Be that as it  may���do order NOW for beat choice.  i*V,jmj  Da  N _���    jy  i  nets*  Cheese : Toward the middle of December cheese  shortages are usually the trend, particularly certain  imported lines. Cheese keeps well, so why not start  buying up a few extra packages now!  Eggnog: Last week I wrote about frozen Egg Nog at 89: in  our ice cream case. It's good, and about 40' less than  fresh,���movement is faily steady now Gel this bargain  while stocks last.  Ice Cream Log Rolls: Palm has come out with a new  container. Its purpose is to permit the ice cream log being  pushed out from the bottom for easy slicing. A super ice  cream, too, at $2.29 for 1 litre.  Pop (Mixers): This is another item that you can start  laying in now. Pop and Deposit combined make this an  expensive item. Spread out these costs by buying now���  and it'll help us to serve you better, too!  Gift Certificates: We recommend a Gift Certificate for  staff, service people or for those gifts where you would  rather have the recipient choose their gift, be it for the  approximate value of a turkey, box of chocolates or  whatever.  Gift Certificates can be purchased for any value from  $5.00 up.  Shop with confidence, our prices are very competitive.  We will not be undersold on these advertised Items.  We tully guarantee everything we sell to be satisfactory.  or money cheerfully refunded. -^^-^-m^^^^m-m^^^^mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmMmmmmmmmmmm  m  14 Coast News, December 2, 1980  I.C.B.C.  hikes  unF.A.I.R.  hy Dun Lockstead  Mosl ol us arc slill reeling  from I.C.B.C.'s announcement  of an "average" 3X percent  increase in automobile insurance premiums for British  Columbians.  Some increase has been  rumoured lor some time, hut  few people were prepared lor  the magnitude and sevcritj ol  these increases. Main are  questioning their necessity.  I.C.H.C.'s mosl recent annual repoil showed the corporation held a balance ol cash  and investments totalling S52ft  million at the end ol last year.  Included is a sum of S.V9  million in thc rate-stabilization  reserve "to lessen the potential  unpad of significant variation  in claims loss experienced and  the equalization of rates under  the l\ VI.R. program". In fact,  I.C.B.C. earned profits of S73.4  million in the period since Hill  Bennett assumed office. Under  these conditions, ihe government has some explaining to do  lor thc se\erit\ ol these increases, and will he asked to do  so al ihe coming session of the  legislative assembly.  Foremost among those hit  bv the increases are senior  citizens. Already stung by thc  loss of the 25 percent senior  citizens', discount, most seniors  are lacing hikes in the range of  7li percent.  Since most seniors operate  mi i fixed income, many will  1 vc nowhere to turn to make  up Ihis increase. The result will  be exactly what Pat McGeer  warned in 197ft. they will have  10 sell their cars. For many  seniors this means increased  isolation from family and  friends, perhaps leading to  greater difficulty in coping with  old age.  Ii is interesting that I.C.B.C.  has loaded thc heaviest portion  nl ils increases on "optional  coverage". Ihis means that  collision coverage, additional  public liability in properly  damage, comprehensive fire  and theft will escalate greatly.  We can only speculate, but  one likely reason for this is thai  private insurance companies  can compete for oplion coverage. By escalating its rates to  this degree, thc Socreds may be  making il more attractive for  private insurance companies to  compete with I.C.B.C.  Private insurers are only  interested, of course, il they can  make a profit operating as they  always lune. Ihe I.C.B.C rate  hikes will probably help the  private insurance industry.  An additional consequence  nl ihe higher insurance premiums on optional coveragac is  thai lewer people will take out  collision coverage. This means  ihcv arc likely to drive older  us in pom condition. Perhaps  ollision damage will go unrepaired.  Some have suggested there  will be an increase in hit-and-  run accidents caused by lewer  drivers with collision coverage.  Perhaps increases on ihis  scale are onlv lo he expected  Irom n government which is nol  commuted lolhc philosophy ol  public auto insurance In  Saskatchewan, the M)l> go-  icrncmnl has operated auto  insurance loi more lhan thirty  veils Ihcv have ncvei experienced a situation in which  an average 40 percent increase  Itas been required.  When ihe legislature reconvenes. NDP members will be  pressing lo government lo seek  equitable wavs to finance  I.C.B.C.'s operations.  Perhaps, in the final analysis.  the onlv wav lo i id ourselves ol  draconian insurance rate hikes  is io rid ourselves ol the  government which bungs us  them.  CARS AND TRUCKS  Rental ���Leasing  ���Also-  Domestic & Industrial  Equipment  Sechelt next to the  liquor store  Gibsons at Pratt &  Hwy. 101  Seaside  Rentals  885-2848       886-2848  AUTOPLAN  8  1  Changes for 1981  WHAT'S  FAIR. IN 1981?  1980 saw thc implementation of Phase I of the  Fundamental Auto Insurance Rating program.  The whole idea behind FA.I.R. is ultimately to remove  any form of discrimination in automobile insurance rates for reasons of age, sex, marital status or  where a person lives in the province. It seeks to  link Autoplan rates solely to an individual's driving  record, habits and attitudes. And that's fair.  Phase II of the five-year F.A.I.R. program will take  effect on January 1,1981. Here are the highlights:  1. REMOVAL OF AGE AS A RATING FACTOR  This step completes the removal of age, sex and  marital status as factors in determining how much  you pay for your Autoplan insurance. From now on,  no individual or group will be penalized or favoured  solely on the basis of age.  2. INTRODUCTION OF A DRIVER ACCIDENT  PREMIUM  In order to place financial responsibility squarely  where it belongs-on the individual behind the  wheel-a Driver Accident Premium will be introduced  on January 1,1981. It will apply to drivers of vehicles  rated for pleasure or drive-to-work use. It means that  drivers of such vehicles who are responsible for  an accident which results in property damage or bodily  inlury to other.1; will pay an additional premium of  $390 for each accident.  This premium may be paid in one lump sum or  in three equal instalments-the first payable at the  time liability is detemiined, and the second and third  on the next two anniversaries of the accident.  IF thc total claim is S100 or less, this Driver  Accident Premium will not be charged. If the liability  is divided, each driver whose share of the claim is  more than S100 will be charged the full Driver Accident  Premium. If thc claim is less than S390, the driver  who is at fault may choose to make a single payment  equal to the amount of the claim, rather than pay  the Driver Accident Premium.  This premium is charged to the driver of the  vehicle, whether or not he or she is the owner.  Failure to pay a Driver Accident lYemium after notice  from the Corporation will result in denial of Own  Damage coverage for a subsequent claim.  There are two exceptions to this new Driver  Accident Premium:  (a) It does not apply to drivers of vehicles rated  for commercial or business use. Since the cost of  insurance is a business expense, it's unfair that an employee-driver should pay the Driver Accident  Premium when responsible for  an accident while driving an  employer's vehicle.  However, accidents will still  mean higher  insurance costs for  owners of such  vehicles because  business and commercial vehicles will continue  to be rated under the existing Sale Driving Vehicle  Discount system in 1981.  |b) The Driver Accident Premium will also not  apply to drivers ol motorcycles or trailers. This  is because the cost ol the accident premium could  exceed the total cost of Autoplan insurance lor  these low-premium vehicles. However, motorcycles and  trailers will still he rated according to'the Safe  Driving Vehicle Discount system in 1981.  3. CONTINUATION OF THE SAFE DRIVING  VEHICLE DISCOUNT  The Safe Driving Vehicle Discount system will  continue to be applied throughout 1981,  For instance, if your vehicle was involved in an  accident at any time in the three years prior lo  December 31,1980, you will lose, or already have lost,  part of your Safe Driving Vehicle 1 )iscount.  Despite any changes in the FA.I.R. program, you  will still have to 'cant back' the lull 3-year discount  with the required one, two or three years of accident-  free driving-  An accident occuring after December 31, 1980,  on which a Third Party claim is paid, will result in  assessment of a Driver Accident Premium.  4. REVISIONS TO THE PENALTY POINTS  PREMIUM PROGRAM  In addition to the new Driver Accident Premium  for people who cause accidents, 1981 will see a  revision of the Penalty Points Premium program as a  deterrent to irresponsible drivers who acquire  penalty points for traffic violations.  The minimum number of points a driver can  acquire without financial penalty is now 5 instead  of 6.The maximum number is now l~i instead of 20.  Thc dollar amount of thc additional Penalty  Points Premium is calculated by squaring the number  of points, equating that figure to dollars and  adding 30%.  5. ADJUSTMENT OF TERRITORIAL RATES  Further changes will be made in the FA.I.R. program towards eliminating differences in territorial  rates. In 1981, these differences will be adjusted to a  maximum spread of 20'\> between territories.  WHAT'S  NEWIN1981?  Several insurance options will he available to you  in 1981 when you renew your Autoplan insurance.  Please take time to check them out belore you renew.  They are part ol ICBC's continuing program  to provide a broader range of coverage to meet your  specific needs.  to pay claims for bodily injury and death. It provides  lor the victim's own Third Party Liability coverage  to be applied to bring the total payment to the higher  amount ol coverage.  For example, in a situation where a driver at fault  carries $100,000 Third I'arly Liability coverage hut  the victim carries $500,000, the higher amount can he  applied to the claim.  2. INCOME REPLACEMENT  If you consider that the standard No-Fault benefits  would be inadequate to cover your lost earnings  in the event of an injury resulting from an accident,  you may wish to consider this endorsement. It provides limited additional lost income protection and  death benefits.  3. LOSS OF VEHICLE USE  You can purchase this endorsement in conjunction with an Own Damage policy. It provides for  reimbursement on a fixed scale to cover the expenses of a rental vehicle when you make a valid claim  for Own Damage coverage.  You can choose reimbursement to start 24,48 or  72 hours after the accident is reported to ICBC  or the police. It will end with completion of repairs,  replacement of your vehicle, or the date on which  ICRC tenders settlement foi the loss of your vehicle.  4. AUTOPLAN RATES FOR 1981  Unavoidably, Autoplan rates will increase in 1981.  Why' Quite simply because the number of accidents is going up) the severity ol personal injuries is  increasing; the cost of settling clflims-both collision and personal injury-is skyrocketing.  We can't control these factors. The costs we can  control, like the administration ol Autoplan, are  among the lowest lor any corporation in the auto insurance industry in North America: 16ccntsnithe  premium dollar versus an industry overage of 30 cents.  Inflation plays a large part in the rising  cost oi settling insurance claims, but so does the increasing complexity and sophistication ol today's  automobiles. Dual headlights, unitized bodies, lightweight materials, catalytic converters...these are  just some of the advances in safety, environmental  protection, fuel economy and styling that make  every' accident that much more costly. Settlements for  injuries are also increasing each year.  So, here are the rate increases scheduled tor 1981:  An average increase ol 31",, for compulsory  Third Party Liability coverage.  An average increase of 48"., for extended  Third Party Liability and (."ollision  coverages.  Further details on all  aspects ol Autoplan  may be found in the 1981   Sjsg'ljSji  Motorist Kit available        f^Ss  Irom your local l&*N>3>-  Autoplan Agent JrH. i j  ind from Motor ^���Jrjej^fw��  Sunshine Coast  Insurance Agencies ltd.  885-2291  CREDIT UNION BUILDING  COWRIE ST., SECHELT  885-2291 ������  ���i  Hi  Coast News, December 2, 1980  15  Christ's  service  Launching the  Good Ship Glory  by Rev. George W. Inglis  In these days of declining  and disappearing Sunday  Schools, something of a phenomenon has been taking place  in Gibsons���there is a Sunday  School rising like Phoenix  from the ashes!  Every Sunday morning  somewhere close to 75 children  get on board "Thc Good Ship  Glory", and are transported  through an hour of enthusiastic  Bible study and good fellowship, belore they "dock"once  again, and arc ferried home by  their waiting parents.  What is the Good Ship  Glory?  It is a Sunday School which  was re-born last fall by a group  of people in Gibsons United  Church���a group which consisted mainly of parents and  grandparents, spearheaded by  a few people who had seen the  Sunday School dwindle down  to a do/en or so children the  previous year.  The nautical motif was  suggested by one of the group,  a former Navy man, who  though it would be a catchy  idea to call the proposed  Sunday School "The Good  Ship Somcthing-or-Another,"  and it was a teenager, the only  person in the room under 60-  odd years (with one or two  exceptions), who came up with  thc name "Glory".  The idea took hold, and the  letters that went out retained  the ship idea, and thc theme  song of the new-borning Sunday School became the Battle  Hymn ofthe Republic. "Glory,  glory, hallelujah!"  The men and women who  launched the "ship" had more  enthusiasm than experience, in  many cases, but the idea took  like wildfire among the congregation, and when the Sunday School began to take  shape, it was "manned" by  many warm-hearted and wonderful leachers, who joined in  joyfully at the launching of the  ship, and have been voyaging  every Sunday since then.  The difficulty of having an  absence in the congregation of  young parents was solved by  personal canvassing and in  some cases, by offering rides to  children whose parents were  unable to supply a ride to the  "docks", for the Sunday tour.  It was no time at all until the  enrollment of the "ship" was  125 crew members, and the  week by week attendance has  kept up extremely well.  Like any good ship, it has its  officers, "Skipper Moe", "First  Mate Edith", and "Admiral  George", and all the other deck  officers, and the "crew" are  truly ecumenical having come  from all sorts of backgrounds  within the community.  The officers chart their  course carefully in their early  morning cruises, but it is the  times of the church celebrations when the miracle of  rejuvenation comes home to  the congregation.  This is when the crew of the  Good Ship Glory join the  worshippers in the main body  of the church to participate in  the service with the joyful folks  who are two or three generations their senior, and yet the  feeling is one of warmth and  celebration.  In this day of declining  Sunday Schools in the mainline  traditional churches, to the  point where some have closed  down altogether, and others  are running skeleton operations, it is a delight to all who  participate in such an operation, which would put many  urban churche's to shame.  The problem of how to  attract children to Sunday  School is one which is stimulating inquiry into some means  of bringing into being a  resurrection of the institution  that once was an integral part  of the life of the majority of  children, from school age to  teen age.  The church, particularly the  urban church, realizes that its  self-perpetuating quality which  has existed for 2,000 years, is in  peril unless the children rise up  through the ranks to take the  places decimated by the passing  of the church's stalwarts.  Many churches have taken  the matter seriously enough to  put on vigorous campaigns to  stimulate interest, but today's  world, with its many, many  attractions for Sunday consumption have proven to be a  big hurdle in the churches'  path.  Many churches face the  additional problem of having  at least one generation, and  maybe two, which is comparatively unchurched, and  consequently those who have  not experienced the fundamentals of church life through  their childhood, have not the  same interest in passing on the  incentive to their own youngsters to attend Sunday School.  Many parents, in an honest  attempt to be more open-  minded than their own parents,  have said they wanted to make  up their minds, but it can be  pretty difficult for a five-year-  old to decide on going to  Sunday School!  Other agree that Sunday  School "never did me any  harm," but think they are a  thing of the past, and have  outlived their usefulness.  Whatever the stimulus, there  is an experience in store for  those who have never seen the  shining eyes of a child who is  exploring new territory, learning new insights into life, and  venturing beyond the confines  of everyday routine.  And when that new territory  is made exciting and joyous,  stimulated by the joy of the  guides, something good is  bound to come out of it.  It is happening in Gibsons,  and elsewhere!  Supervisor Shirley Vader gives th* Halfmoon Bay Elementary School kids a chance to sample the  iwirl pool at the Pender Harbour Aquatic Centre. The children are liking an eight week swimming  count.  Pender Harbour Auxiliary (D\ sunshine  ^Ty KITCHENS  Kiwanis Auxiliary  busy at Care Centre  . The monthly meeting of  Ladies auxiliary to Gibsons  Kiwanis Care Centre was held  Wednesday evening November  19th at the home of Grethe  Taylor  The Care Centre will officially open Saturday December  13th. Meantime residents are  being admitted four per day.  Mrs. Dorothy Purdy was  responsible for the lovely  flower arrangements during the  first week of occupancy of the  Centre. Evelyn Blain will care  for the following week.  Colourful agfhans on each  bed are a cozy and homey  addition to each room, thanks  to the ladies ofthe community  and of the auxiliary.  The Christmas season will  see much activity. Committees  have been chosen for entertainment and decorating, and  school choirs will be singing.  Shirley Snell, administrator  and Kathie Taxter head nurse  are happy with all facets of  progress to date. The staff and  members of the auxiliary are  looking forward to the coming  year of activity and service.  First annual dance social,  convened by Helen Weinhandl,  November 1st at Harmony  Hall was truly a successful first.  Thanks go to Brian and  Graham for their generous  donation of such appropriate  music. Thanks also, to the  Senior Citizens of Harmony  Hall and to the ladies who  supplied delicious refreshments. ,  The annual meeting of the  Pender Harbour Auxiliary to  St, Mary's Hospital was held  on Wednesday, November  26th, at the Jolly Roger Inn.  Twenty-seven members and 6  guests, were present for a very  delicious luncheon. Win Course said grace. Peg Riley reported that the annual cheque had  been presented to the coordinating council.  Ten Year Spoons were presented to Marjorie Rankin,  Jean Paterson, Ruth Saunders,  Emma Glyns, Nel Lillington  and Sally Robinson, for their  service to (he Auxiliary over  the years.  The minutes of the last  annual meeting were read by  Secretary Elspeth Logan and  the officers and chairmen of  various committees gave their  annual reports.  Nell Lillington read the list  of nominations by acclamation  of the new officers. Evelyn  Olson then installed the following officers in an impressive  candle-lit ceremony; President  Gladys Brown, First Vice  President Peg Riley, Second  Vice President Better White,  Secretary Elspeth Logan and  Publicity La Verne Richardson.  Treasurer Sylvia Thurlwell was  not able to attend.  Jean Prest was presented  with her Past President Pin.  She was also the winner of the  lovely Mohair Throw that Peg  Riley donated to the raffle.  In your time of  need... we care.  Some time each of us must suffer the pain of  loss ... must hear the tolling bell that marks  the passing of a loved one. At such a time  depend on those who understand ... depend  on our years of experience.  1��  tW"  1665 Seaview  Gibsons  UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  SUNDAY MORNING  WORSHIP SERVICES  ST. JOHN'S  - at Davis Bay 9:30 a.m.  GIBSONS  . Glassford Rd, 11:15 a.m.  SUNDAY SCHOOL, 9:30a.m  Pastor  The Rev. George W. Inglis,  B. Th.  PHONE 886-2333  ROMAN CATHOLIC  SERVICES  Rev. Angelo De Pompa,  Parish Priest  Times of Masses  Saturday, 5:00 p.m.  St. Mary's. Gibsons  Saturday 7:30 p.m.  Pender Harbour  June 28th to Sept 7th inclusive  Regular Sunday Masses  9:00 a.m. Our Lady of Lourdcs  Church, Sechelt  Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family  Church, Sechelt  12:00 noon St. Mary's Church,  Gibsons  Confessions before Mass  Phone: 885-9526 or 885-5201  Calvary Baptist Church  Park Rd. Gibsons.  Pastor Harold Andrews  Res.   886-9163   Church  Church 886-2611  Sunday School 9:30 am.  Morning Service 11 am.  Gospel Service 7 pm.  Prayer & Bible Study  Thursday 7 pm.  GLAD TIDINGS  TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship 6 p.m.  Bible Study - Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISI  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.. 10 a.m.  Hour of Worship Sal.. 11 a.m.  St. John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C. Drieberg  Everyone Welcome  lor information phone:  XK5-y750 or 883-27.16  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Cedar Grove School  Chaster Rd, Gibsons  Senior Pastor Ted Boodle  Youth Pastor Jack Moch  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Fellowship 7 p.m.  Home Bible Study  Phone 886-7268 or  886-9482  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada  St. Bartholomew & St. Aidan  Anglican Churches  Roberts Creek 9:30 am.  Family Holy Eucharist  Gibsons 11:15 am.  Family Holy Eucharisl  Rettor: Rev. John E. Robinson  i\ Church Services  It was decided at the last  general meeting that we change  our format to attract new and  younger members, to place  more emphasis on social participation, to pursue other  methods of fund raising than  we have in the past and to share  skills by group participation. If  you knit or sew or do any  handicraft or would like to  learn any of these skills please  join with us at the next general  meeting to be held Wed. Jan.  14, 1981. You will be most  welcomel  Remember the "In lieu of  local Christmas Cards" Campaign. Please send donations to  the Pender Harbour Auxiliary  to St. Mary's Hospital, Box  101, Madeira Park, B.C. VON  2H0 or to LaVerne Richardson, R.R. 1, Garden Bay, B.C.  VON ISO. A receipt for income  tax purposes will be issued.  Closing deadline is December  12th.  FINE CABINETS  886-9411 Gibsons  Indulge  Yourself  In  Classic  Elegance  LINDA LUNDSTROM  A new stretch denim jean that  has an instant alteration  section. Designed with  comfort in mind, these jeans  have a slimming look that are  styled just for us women in  sizes 6-16. See them today  at-  .TJar&els  Teredo Square  Mon. - Thurs. & Sat. 9:30 ���  Fri. 9:30-8    Sechelt  885-2029  Attention Contractors and Owner/Builders!  If you are building a new house, a renovation, or still in the  planning stages���give us a call for a Free Estimate.  Come In or ask for a job site quotation.  Being a Local Manufacturer means we can supply you with low  prices and good servicing on all your window and patio door  requirements.  SPECIAL NOTICE  Permaseal will be closed from Dec. 23 to Jan. 5  for Christmas Holidays.  Permaseal Aluminum Mfg. Ltd.  Field Rd., Wilton Creek  885-35*8  SAAN  /~  tUMOHt U/C/8U  set mes post��p  m me store  H�� purchase necessary. 16  Coast News, December 2, 1980  [SPORTS)  Braving the weather, members ofthe Sechelt Rod and Gun Dub, along with other hardy souls, held  an open trap shoot on Sunday at the club grounds on Field Road.  Royal Hawaiian tournament in March  Renegades host weekend  tournament and dance  Sunshine Coast soccer fans  should keep next weekend  free for two days of the finest  in soccer action. The Sechelt  Renegades will be hosting a  two day tournament, Saturday  and Sunday, December 6  and 7.  Teams from Sliamon, Tilli-  cum, Musqueam, Mount Cur-  rie and Chehalis reserves  have been invited to participate and Chatelech and  Hackett Park at 9:00 a.m.  Saturday.  Grand prize in the tournament will be the Claude John  Memorial Championship Trophy, with other trophies going  tp. the runners-up, Most  Sportsmanlike Team and a  Consolation trophy.  In addition, the Sechelt  Indian Band is sponsoring a  trophy for Best Goalkeeper  and local merchants are also  sponsoring trophies as follows: Most Valuable Player  (Big Mac's Superette) Most  Sportsmanlike Player (Suncoast Chrysler), Best Defence-  man (Benner's Furniture),  Best Offensive Player (Trail  Bay Sports), and High-Scorer  (Sunshine GM).  A highlight of the tournament will be the dance held  Christmas'.  886-2818  We have a myriad  0| Great GiSt  Giving Ideas  Open 7 Days a Week  �� r.^ons Land.���  Saturday evening from 8 p.m.  to 1 a.m. in the gymnasium at  Chatelech Junior Secondary  School. Tickets are $5 per  person and refreshments will  be sold.  The purpose of the tournament and the dance is to raise  money toward the Renegades'  trip to Hawaii in March to  compete in the Royal Hawaiian World Soccer Crown  Tournament. 19 players and  the Coach and Manager will  travel to Hawaii March 19 to  take part in five days of international tournament competition against teams from Asia,  Africa, North and South  America, the South Seas and  Europe.  The trip will cost the  Renegades       approximately  $25,000 and the team plans  to hold a number of fund  raising tournaments and e-  vents in order to help finance  the excursion. Renegades'  Manager, Hubert Joe, says  the team is excited and eager  to see how they fare in competition on an international  level.  Seventy five fans, including  Senator Guy Williams, Chief  Si Baker and Chief Dan  George have expressed an  interest in accompanying the  Renegades to the islands to  cheer the team on. The team is  also planning to take a contingent of traditional native  <dancers with them on what is  shaping up as a large-scale  invasion of the Hawaiian  Islands in the spring.  From the Fairway  by Ernie Hume  A cold but eager group of  golfers played a nine hole  tournament on Grey Cup day,  then retired to the clubhouse  to watch a humdrum exhibition of football on the  club's T.V. set. The group  then enjoyed a nice lunch,  prepared by the hardworking  house committee.  Last November 4th one of  our long-time members,  Jim Leith, playing with friends  from out of town, had the  pleasure of holing his tee shot  on the short #8 hole. Jim's  hole-in-one provided a week's  vacation for some unfortunate  youngster. This programme is  sponsored by Molson's Brewery who send a youngster to  camp for any hole-in-one  reported to them in B.C.  Our next event will be our  annual "Tom & Jerry" party.  This get-together is put on by  the club to introduce all our  new members and to welcome  ���1!JJJJLV,U.I!J1X_IWJJ^^  SECHELT RENEGADES  FUND RAISING DANCE  EMM)IEE0H33  CROWS  Saturday Dec. 6th     at Chatelech Gym  8:00 pm. till 1:00 am.    Tickets: $5*00  per person  at the Door  Come and Support  the best Soccer Team on the  Sunshine Coast  m. ��4 ��*��* ��4 ��4 ��4 ��* .4 H��4��4��. .4 ��4 .4 .4 .4 ��4 ��4 .4 .4 H ��4 ��4 ��4 ��4 MHt<tn4t.  Strikes and spares ffl^  by Bud Mulc��*ter  We held the Golden Age  Peewee Bantam Tournament  last Sunday and the winners  were Art Smith, Nadine Olsen  and Kristi Knowles. They  rolled 185 pins over their  average. Tied for second place  with 112 pins over average  were Dick Oliver, Jimmy  Hansen and Jill Wray and  Alice Smith, John Bentley and  Ken Fiedler.  In league action, Andy  Henderson was the class of  the lanes last week, rolling a  326 single in the Classic  League and while sparing  in the Phuntastique League  came up with games of 345,  336 and a 914 triple. Back to  the Classic League, Freeman  Reynolds was tops with games  of 363, 304 and a 1206 four  game total. Don Sleep rolled  a 301 single in the Gibsons  'A' League and Bruce Russell  a 317 single in the Senior  Y.B.C. League.  Other high games:  Classic:  Bonnie McConnell  Gwen Edmonds  Jeff Mulcaster  Tues. Coffee:  Lee Larsen  Nora Solinsky  Swlngmi  Belle Wilson  Art Smith  George Langsford  Gibsons 'A't  Mavis Stanley  Terry Cormons  Don Sleep  Slough-Offs:  Dorothy Hanson  Ann Foley  Ball i Chain.  Gail Mulcaster  Donnie Redshaw  Brian Butcher  Phuntastique:  Rita Johnston  Pat Prest  Mel Buckmaster  Henry Hinz  Legion:  Ruby Harman  Debbie Newman  Dave Neumann  278-926  278-939  296-1050  252-656  279-796  208-533  213-620  242-623  Y.B.C. Peewees:  Karen Foley  Gary Tetzlaff  Janis Hansen  Dennis Frandsen  Ken Dempster  Craig Kincaid  George Williams  Scott Spain  Juniors:  152-259  163-296  142-305  167-358  132-355  155-403  152-403  193-467  Halfmoon Bav  STOVES  Welded Steel Airtights  ollaH  Custom work done.  I  240-623  281-710   .  301-741  I  276-661  269-697  235-612  256-660  271-679  224-638  227-643  296-679  260-682  DeanClost                236-495  Sean Tetzlaff             210-485  Seniors:  Michele Solinsky        262-709  jriffFrancis              250-617  Bruce Russell            317-728  TOWING  Hilltop Service  W6-S4I4  SM-8344  SM-74M  236-654  273-693  269-696  On the Rocks^��  by Verdi Schneider  And the winners are: -  A Event: Ollis rink from Port  Moody; B Event: Wenninger  rink from North Shore; C  Event: Reitlo rink from Gibsons; D Event: Browert rink  from Powell River.  The games were well played  and enjoyed by all. Our local  young curlers had a rink in  the bonspiel. They did themselves and our club proud,  even came in on the prizes  which is no mean feat with the  calibre of curlers we had.  Our club has many people  to thank for their help during  the bonspiel (and all the time)  but we would especially wish  to state our appreciation to the  local businessmen who donated the trophies for A  Event - Cedars Inn, C Event -  Village Store; B Event Kits  Cameras and to Coastal Tires  for the prizes for the A Event.  Another interesting and fun  time coming up is on December 13 when the Ladies  Skip Bonspiel is scheduled.  Good Curling I  APPLIANCE CENTRE  (Next to AC Rentals)  Sales &  Service  inqUa  Mac's Appliance Service  Repairs to all makes and  models of major  appliances  Madeira Park 883-9458  wcrmt  Cleaning and Painting  COAST POWER CLEANING  885-9316  *0*  Chimney  Cleaning  & Maintenance  Phone 886-8187  Professional Repair & Service  to your  oil & electric heating equipment  -AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR-  tllCWIUM / ..   .'j\  isso)   M   (guk)  them to the club. Members  and prespective members are  welcome. Remember the date  December 14, from 3 to 5 p.m.  The Hincks, Milburns and  Bill and Ella Grant have  returned from a sightseeing  and golfing vacation in Portugal. While at Toralto Golf  Course, Helen Milburn won  the Ladies Low Net event in  the tournament, shooting a  nice 72.  Bantam  Volleyball  On November 22, the  Beachcomber Bantam Volleyball Club travelled to Powell  River. The six team round  robin tournament ended with  the Beachcombers battling  Powell River's all-star team  with the Beachcombers emerging victorious thanks to the  leadership of Tammy Cavalier  and Ruth Madoc-Jones.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast News  Classified ai Campbell's  Family Shoes, Sechelt, or  Centre   Hardware.   Madeira  THOMAS HEATING  SUNSHINE COAST DISTRIBUTOR:  CALL NOW 886-7111  17 Years Experience Chargex ��� Mastercharge  Serving the CoasI Since 1967  "" " "I" ��� �����p''4-l;l!W'g*  ��� Nl RAV  and  WkMmf%{mmMmtT\^  MONEY  rift  Get clean dependable  electric heat without  the total cost of electric  heat. This highly efficient unit can save you  up to 50% on your  energy bill if you are  now using an oil, propane or electric furnace! It cools in summer too -- automatically!  Get $800  Govt, of Canada  Grant -  under the new "off-oil" program by adding a  heat pump to your oil furnace, or by  replacing your furnace with an all electric  heat pump system (Grant to be paid by the  government in Spring of 1981).  Applicable to Mobile Homes also.  No Federal or Prov. Sales Taxes to pay - a  proven energy saver.  Act now and save this winter.  For information and free survey phone or  write:  BILL ROBERTS  Refrig. & Air Cond.  Box 271, Madeira Park, B.C.  Phone 883-9461        VON 2H6  ��3-  TRAIL BAY SPORTS  Gibsons Sechelt  Sunnycrest Centre Corner of Trail & Cowrie  886-8020 885-2512  ideas  You can find a gift  to satisfy everyone  in your family  r  Health  7/  lI1  Special  Combination  ��� Adjustable Bench, and  ��� 100 Ib. Bar Bell/Dumb Bell Set  Regular $118.00 SALE $109.99  4t  Fishing  Also: We have a full line of  exercise equipment including  7 different models of Skipping Rope.  Boxing Equipment ��� Jogging Equipment  Rods  Reels - Tackle  Special Trail Bay Gift Pacs  Battery Powered Hook Sharpener  Books  \i i  / [ms^-  ^\        Boats, Motors & Accessories  ��W  \            Sports  ^     Roller Skates     Curling  --     J     Hockey               Table Tennis        /  *LfSjjf      Soccer                 Badminton           jL  im           Other                B  k/  Win                        Sleeping Bags                   *0J  IL                       *"*' Jackets                      ffli  W$g\                        Adidas Bags                       fl  Wi^r*^            Knives                                ��jr  -:,     n j\          Bike Accessories               fit  ���                            Camping Equipment   v    V  IflM Vandalism kills  Coast News, December 2, 1980  Salmon eggs destroyed in Pender  by John Hind Smith  ' Hallowe'en is a time when  harmless pranks are considered acceptable even  though at any other time  they would be frowned upon.  The senseless destruction  of 25,000 salmon eggs in an  incubator box in Pender Harbour does not, in anybody's  books, come under this  category, but this in fact is  ��4iat happened recently.  | If I had to find a name for  this heinous crime I would call  it murder, or at the very  least manslaughter and yet  there is nothing anyone can  do about it. The whole thing is  so pointless, but then vandalism is just that and it is  doubtful whether even the  people perpetrating these  actions could come up with  some logical explanation for  doing it.  Very rarely does vandalism  cause loss of life, but I suppose it does happen sometimes by accident as a secondary result of the vandals'  actions. This time the whole  idea was to exterminate the  contents of an incubator box  being looked after by the  students of the Pender Harbour High School in connection with the salmon enhancement programme. Some  person or persons unknown  disconnected the water line  feeding the incubation box  and 25,000 salmon eggs (lied.  I'll bet the person who did it  is real proud of himself.  The length of time between  the water being cut off and the  time of discovery are not  known, but if the pipe had  been re-connected immediately it was discovered, some  of the eggs might have been  saved. They have been known  to survive for 48 hours and  surprisingly can stand quite a  bit of abuse. The students who  put all that time and effort  into making this project become a reality could not be  blamed if they never took any  more interest in the Salmon  Enhancement programme a-  gain. After all, what's the use,  if things like this happen.  They couldn't be blamed for  thinking this way, but somehow I don't think they will.  Students who take part in  these sort of programmes  don't give up all that easily  and next year you can bet the  box will be moved to a location  where it can be observed more  easily and I don't doubt  that this will be considered  as all part of the learning  experience.  The incubation, or up  welling box, as it is called,  was  first  used   in   Pender  An alternative to Tupperware?  Stand on your own feet  by Dorothy Nahanee  Having returned from a trip  to the big city, I conclude that  the majority of people arc not  interested in doing anything for  themselves. They seem quite  content to be propped up by  bureaucratic crutches and arc  willing to pay dearly for thc  privilege.  As the talk of recession  increases, so docs the spending  on useless gimcrackery. It is  people who are on fixed and  low incomes that are suffering  as the price of necessities spiral  higher.  When I left the city, Tupperware parties were still in vogue.  The latest thing now are love  aid parties. These are parties  where the local neighbourhood  ladies meet to giggle and goggle  over the latest in Frederick of  Hollywood lingerie and other  &*  i��?i-  ��*��*  *S*-  HaELffiGEORGA  801 West Georgia St., Vancouver, B.C. (604) 682-5566  1MN  PENINSULA ���  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C.  tide tables  Referenci-:  Point Atkinson  W��l, Deo. .1  0335  0815  1425  2125  Thur-.  0420  0915  1455  2200  12.0  9.5  14.0  5.1  12.7  10.0  13.9  4.2  Pacific  Standard lime  Fri. Dee. :,  0505  1010  1520  22.K)  Sll. Dei', d  0550  1045  15511  2300  13.3  10.4  1.1.7  3.5  13.9  W.b  13.6  2.8  Son. Dee. 7  0620  1135  1620  2340  Moil. Dee. R  0700  1210  1655  Turn. Dee.')  0015  0740  1300  1725  14.3  10.8  13.4  2.4  14.6  10.9  13.3  14.9  10.9  13.0  GROCERIES   FISHING TACKLE  SUNDRIES   TIMEX WATCHES  Open 9���9     7 Days a Week  gimmicks to make them delectable to their partners. The  lingerie is ridiculous. Most of  the vital parts are missing! My  sophistication was in question  when I suggested they could  save money by making their  own out of some worn curtains.  Homes are no longer built or  bought as places to live and set  down roots. They are simply a  way to create a quick source of  profit. There are cracker boxes  built during the second world  war that were built to last a few  years that are selling for  $80,000 and up. Land values  have escalated. I saw huge  machines that pound down the  soil so that nothing will grow  there again in order to build a  parking lot. How can land  values be so inflated on a piece  of land that has been devastated for- all time? Unless  people have food to eati.l  wonder how long these barren  acres of asphalt will be worth  anything. There will eome a  time that top soil will be worth  more than gold.  Well, I am back in Gibsons  again and I hope it will be a few  years before we become so  decadent.  Now if anyone is interested I  have found a easy recipe for a  coffee substitute. It tastes a bit  nuttier than Postum and leaves  a bit of sediment behind in the  cup. The cost is about 85c for  about 8 cups of makings.  Compared with the same  quantity of Postum the savings  works out to be $1.84 a jar.  Coffe has been found to be the  cause of everything from birth  defects to ulcers. The price is  enough to make an alternative  beverage desirable.  Take four cups of bran, one  cup of coarsely ground wheat  and two cups of black strap  molasses and mix together.  Leave in a warm place to dry  thoroughly. Spread on a cookie  sheet and roast in the oven at  around 300 degrees till it is  about the colour of coffee  grounds. Grind in a flour  grinder or blender. The powder  should resemble instant coffee.  Mix a heaping teaspoon to a  cup of boiling water and add  honey and cream or your own  preference.  SUNSHINE  KITCHENS  Notice:  Our showroom above  the Twilight Theatre  will be OPEN Sat. Dec.  6 from 10 am. - 5 pm.  From then until Sat.,  Jan. 3, the showroom  will be open by appointment only. Please call  us at 886-9411 during  this period if you wish  to discuss your requirements at our showroom  or in your home.  Citation  Carefree  Lock-wood  Pandoifo  Janron  Harbour School two years  ago. Last year it was inactive  but this year it has been  spruced up and, a lot of work  was done on the water line  feeding it. The eggs were  taken from flsh in Anderson  Creek round about October  23rd and had only been in  one week when the box was  vandalized. It makes one  wonder if this was some  sick person's idea of a Hallowe'en prank.  The sad part of the whole  thing is that the flsh are  being abused all over the  coast and adults are just as  guilty as young people. Much  of the damage is caused by  ignorance and like many  other things it is a case of  educating the public in what is  acceptable and what is not.  This education process cannot  start soon enough and I guess  the younger the person,  the more receptive he or she  will be to these teachings.  Many of the local schools,  both elementary and high,  have taken advantage of the  material that the S.E.P.  people have assembled for  use by teachers. The idea is  to give the students theoretical as well as practical  experience and it is hoped  that by the time they leave  school they will be much more  responsible and concerned  people as regards the environment they are inheriting  and that they will be able to  pass their knowledge on to  their parents and to their  own children eventually.  It is going to be a long and  arduous task, but the most  recent stupidity only goes to  emphasize the importance of  this programme.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop oil your CoasI New-  Classified al Campbell;  Family Shoes, Sechell. oi  Centre Hardware. Madeirj  Park.  Kiwanis  Christmas Card Fund  Anyone wishing to donate to Kiwanis Intermediate  Care Home in lieu of Christmas cards, please leave  donations at Bank of Montreal and Royal Bank  8b a_, of Canada, Gibsons. Thank you.  DISCOUNT PRICES  ��� Furniture    ��� T.V.'s & Stereos  ��� Appliances ��� Auto Stereos, etc.  KERNS HOME  FURNISHINGS  i&r  Gibsons  (Next to Mr. Mike'sl  886-9733  Mon. to Sat.  9 am. - 5 pm  Last weekend's Craft Fair at the Arts Centre in Sechelt had  something for all ages.  >  wr  ECKANKAR  it*  YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW  that Heaven is RIGHT HERE NOW!!!  With subjects ranging from the  spiritual body ol man to abortion, science,  the sun, and the awakening of one's consdousneea.  SEND FOR YOUR COMPLIMENTARY COPY  TODAYI  Hi   S  NAME  ApQRESS  Mail to:     Eckankar  Crfv                                                    STATE                      ZIP CODE  1215 Wesl 16th St. North Vancouver   V7P 1R5  THE KEY TO  ABUNDANT ENERGY  The one thing we all need in life more than  anything else is ENERGY. Without it, life  becomes dull, frustrated and uneventful. To  make things happen we need ENERGY and lots  ot it. everyday.  PRO-POWER was developed tor the athlete, the  busy executive, the exhausted housewife; the  tired husband, and as a nutritional booster for  active children. PRO-POWER can be used by  anyone who would like to get more out of life by 81 ���'  putting more into life.  THE ENERGY FOOD SUPPLEMENT  FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY  PRO POWER  Available at:  Trail Bay Sports  Maxwells Pharmacy  Variety ol Foods  Western Drug Mart  Sechelt & Gibsons  Cedar Plaza        Gibsons  Health Foods    Gibsons  Sechell  Can  FBDB help  you?  Financial assistance  Management counselling  Management training  Information on government  programs for business  Wednesday, December 10th  one of our representatives will be at  BELLA BEACH MOTEL  Sechelt tel: 885-9561  If you require linancing lo start, modernize or  expand your business and are unable lo  obtain it elsewhere on reasonable terms and  conditions or if you are interested in the  FBDB management services ol counselling  and training or wish information on  government programs available for your  business, talk to our representative.  FEDERAL  BUSINESS  DEVELOPMENT BANK  fci���I    145 West 15th Street,  North Vancouver, B.C.  980- 6571  ���J  Openingnewdoorstosmalt'business.  JM1j> fejtr 1mi  Give Your Staff a Break  "Christinas That Is"  We are setting up a Yllle Table   from  kll:30 am. to 3:00 pm. Friday, December 19  Make this event your office or place  of work Christmas get- together.  There will be a delightful collection of seasonal treats which will combine to  make a First Class Festive Brunch. The Chef promises NO Turkey. (You will  have all that for Christmas.)  He has been walking around muttering about:  Whole Baked Ham, Prime Ribs,  Quiche Lorraine, Steak & Kidney Pie,  Appetizers and so on ���  As he came out of his office the other day, he was mumbling about Hot Minced  Pie with Rum Sauce. We think our Chef is getting into the Christmas Spirit!!!  This will be reservations only and seats are limited at $10.50 per person. Phone  now to ensure your group's Christmas Party.  \j\Jm 9�� Last week's statement that we would be open as  usual Saturday, January 10 for the next 358 days, should have  read from Friday January 2.  Van. Direct  684-3541  M  R.R. #1,  Halfmoon Bay  685-5888  HE  ��*���  ���M 18  ���  Coast News, December 2,  1980  NOTICE BOARD  .886-2622  Sponsored as a Public!Service by the Coast News.  NOTE: Early announcement! will be run one*, thtn mutt ba re*  aubmitted to run again, no mora than one month prior lo the  event.  Gibaona United Church  Women's Holly Tea - Fri. Dec 5th. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in church  hall Admission 75C Home baking and gift table etc.  Gibaona Hoapltal Auxiliary  will again be accepting donations in liou of local Christmas  Cards Donations may be made to the Gibsons Hospital auxiliary  Christmas Card Fund through the Royal Bank of Canada. The  Bank of Commerce and the Bank of Montreal in Gibsons. For  further information phone Mrs Amy Blain (886-7010) Donations  for the Christmas list closes December 17, 1980  St. Aldana Church  A tea and cotfee party will be held to welcome the Rev John  Robinson at St Aidans Church Hall, Roberts Creek, on  December 5 at 7 30 p m  Sechell Garden Club  Neil Meeling Feb 4 in St Hilda's Hall at 7 30 p m  Harmony Hall - O.A.P.O. Evenla  General Meetings held 1st Mondays of the month at 2 pm .Carpet  Bowling - every Wednesday at 1 pm ; Social & Bingo - 2nd & 3rd  Mondays al 2 pm Public Bingo starts Nov 8th every Thursday at  7 45 pm Pot Luck Suppers - last Saturdays at 6 pm For  information phone 886-7685 TFN  Duplicate Bridge  Starting October 7.  1980 at 7 30 sharp at Sunshine Coast  Golf Club   1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month For further  information contact Phyllis Hoops, 886-2575.  Gibaona Tot Lol Cancelled Dec. 5  Tot lot every Fn , 9 30 - U 30 am in Gibsons United Church Hall.  Parents with children 0 ��� 3 yrs. are welcome. For further into call  SHAWN 886-8036  Soccer For Children  Boys and Girls 6 - 9 yrs old are invited to turn out for soccer every  Saturday at Gibsons Elementary School from 10 to 11 am. No  special clothing or equipment is required.  "Body Newneie" Workshop  Movement to music for older women. Every Wednesday Irom 10  am to 11 am., beginning Oct. 1st at Harmony Hall Instructor:  Verity Purdy.  Waatem Weight Controller!  Now meet every Thursday at 1 pm. in the Armours Beach Athletic  Hall. Gibsons and in the Sechelt Elementary School, Thursdays  at 7 pm New members welcome. 885-3795.  Bingo  Sechelt Reserve Hall. Sunday October 5th, 1980. and every  Sunday following. Early birds 7 pm. $100 Prize. Proceeds to  assist under privileged families. TFN  Piano Leeeone  Intensive eight week Piano Course by Susan Elek for adutt  beginners. Please call Art Centre 685-5412.  Sechelt Garden Club  Sechelt Garden Club Meetings: First Wednesdays. 7:30 pm. at St.  Hilda's Hall, Sechelt.  Square Dancing  The Country Stars Square Dancers  Gibsons United Church  every Friday 8 to 11 pm  Round Dancmg: Elphinstone School:  Wednesdays 8 to 10 pm Beginners Classes: for more information  886-8027 or 886-9540.  Roberts Creek Hoapltal Auxiliary  Second Monday ot each month - 11 am. St. Aidan's Hall.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum  The Elphinstone Pioneer Museum in Gibsons will be closed until  further notice  Sunshine Lapidary ft Craft Club  Club meets 1st Wednesday every month at 7:30 p.m. For Information phone 865-2375 or 886-9204. tfn  Sunihlne Coaat Aria Council  Regular meeting 4th Tuesday of every month at 7 30 p.m. at the  Arts Center in Sechelt T.F.N  Thrift Shop    '" Every Friday   1���3 p m Thrift Shop. Gibsons United Ctiureh'base' ,:  ment  Al-Anon Meeting!  Al-Anon Meetings every Tuesday night. Roberts Creek   For  information call 886-9059 or 886-9041.  Wilson Creek Community Association  Meeting 2nd Monday each month at Wilson Creek Hall, 8:00 p m.  Al-Anon Meeling  Every Thursday in Gibsons at 8:00 p.m. For information call 886-  9569 or 886-9037  Bargain Barn  The Bargain Barn of the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary  ���s open on Thursday and Saturday afternoons from 1 00 until  3 30 TFN  Sunshine Coaat Navy League of Canada  Cadets and Wrenettes ages 10 to 13 will again meet Tuesday  nights. 7 00 - 9.00 p.m.. United Church Hall, Gibsons. New  recruits welcomed  Wilson Creek Community Reading Cenlre  Open every Friday from 9:30 a m. - 4:30 p.m. For enquiries call  885-9024 Hall rentals call Reg Robinson. 885-9024  Women's Aglow Fellowship  Meet every third Tuesday of the month at Harmony Hall. Gibsons.  Transportation and Babysitting available. Phone 886-7426  7LA5SIFIEDADS  On the  Seafood Platter  by Chak-Chak  I was talking to Ted Strom  the other day and he told me  that his brother Dan and he  were planning on taking the  Twln-J out on a food herring  trip in a few days. Of course I  told him that I would be  interested in some fresh  herring if they were able to  bring some back to Gibsons  and he said that there were  a number of people who had  indicated that they would  also be very pleased to obtain  fresh herring from them.  So, if you are an 'Old  Country' type who yearns for  a feed of the silver beauties  keep your eye on the Gibsons  government wharf and look for  the east-coast type fishing  vessel with two masts and  painted a bright blue. Twln-J  is her name and her home port  is Gibsons.  Most people in this area  think only of herring as those  small fish you use as bait for  catching salmon and when  these fish come in to spawn  in shallow water they can be  jigged with a multi-hooked  line or caught in small sein  nets around wharves and  floats. I used to catch them by  the Indian method of raking  them out of the school with a  herring 'rake'.  Herring are more famous  in Europe as a pan fish.  My father would often break  forth into song about "Ska-  den, the king of the sea".  My dad was born on the Isle  of Man in the Irish Sea and  "skaden" was the gaelic  name for this fish that was so  important to them as a fresh  food fish and as a product to  be smoked and exported as  "smoked kippers".  Herring is also important  to our Canadian fishery  both on the Atlantic and  Pacific coasts. The Pacific  Herring (Clupea harengus) is  an abundant open-water fish  that feeds on plankton. In its  young stages it exists in large  schools in shallow areas. In  the early spring, adults spawn  in intertidal regions that have  abundant vegetation. Distinguished by its silvery  colouration, absence of spot-  Burnside blasted (continued)  growing angry enough to  begin walkout* and election  planning. Teachers .were a  major contributing force to the  downfall of the Social Credit  government in 1972.  ting or second dorsal fin and ' *m ���I*0 surprised that,  large maxillary bone. Colour since you know I am a member  is mostly dark blue-green on of toe BCTF executive and  the back, shading to silver on weK speaking with me on the  the sides. Length to 13 inches. Phone 1,st Sunday evening  Besides being an important when y��u WMe preparing  food fish the herring is Tuesday's edition, you neither  extremely important in the checked your facts with me  food chain as prey for many nor mentioned the piece you  other   fish,   mammals   and  must surely then have been  birds. A very important  little fish indeed which needs  very diligent management and  conservation.  More about herring next  week. In the meantime if you  obtain a mess of herring and  have more than you can eat  fresh pan-fried, split them  down the back and put them in  a crock or plastic bucket  in layers with coarse pickling  salt between. Sea you.  Band program -  where Is the debate ?  Editor:  At the present time School  District #46 is preparing to  make a decision about the  future of our elementary band  programme.  The delivery of elementary  band is not equal in all schools. Some schools have teachers  hired to teach band, their  salaries paid by the School  QjE_JmmB>lPS}  PLACING & FINISHING  I'ATIOS ��� UltlVEW'AYS ��� FLOORS  FOUXIIATIOSS ��� SIDEWALKS  All Tillies a! Cm  Incluiliiifi Cnliili  i t-'hilnlin  if L'/pmU'il  Call Any Time  885-2125  SERVING PENDER HARBOUR TO PORT MELLON  NOTICE TO HOME OWNERS  ELECTRICIANS & GENERAL  CONTRACTORS  We are now stocking  a complete line of  wiring supplies,lighting fixtures &  heating devices.  We also offer free information  and advice for those who wish  to do their own home wiring.  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  Complete Electrical Service  Across from  Casey's Gardens  on Wharf Rd.  Sechelt  885-2412  Mon. - Sat.  9 am. - 5 pm.  District and some don't. I  guess the issue is whether  band should be part of the  school programme or an after-  school, "user-pay" programme.  Obviously the School District must make a decision re  band which would give equal  opportunity to all elementary  band students in the District.  I am coming to support the  dropping of band as an elementary programme throughout the district and encouraging recreation/adult education to run the programme  on a "user-pay" basis. I don't  believe band should receive  preferential treatment in the  school curriculum over piano,  ceramics, drama, gymnastics,  dance or other specialities that  are a part of the school's  general programme offering.  Perhaps band, theatre,  and gymnastics programmes  should be viewed as extracurricular to the extent that  the School Board not commit  itself to hiring teachers to  teach those subjects alone but  rather focus on hiring teachers  of Music, English and P.E.  This band issue first came  up in the Spring and at that  time I made a motion to table  it until February 1981 (Budget  deadline) and in the meantime  encourage public discussion  of the issue. There was no  public discussion at either  Langdale or Sechelt in October  and November. There will be  a chance to put your views  forward at our Educational  meeting at Roberts Creek  on December 4th.  If you're interested, come  and make your feelings  known.  Yours truly,  Brian Hodgins,  Trustee District #46  Greetings  CMKAH&  DEC. 3-IO V  Now you can really slock up.  Introducing Extra Old Stock in the  new convenient 24 pack.  considering. One can only  assume that the pressure of  deadline was too great and the  temptation too strong simply  to jump on the metro media  bandwagon and teacher-bash.  Unfortunately, the Sun has  since reported more folly and  accurately on the Flanders  Report. (See the well-written  article on Page S, Friday,  November 28).  Unfortunately, also, virtually every one of your  "facts" is in error. The BCTF  has not been "sitting on"  that report; six months ago,  over 1,000 copies were distributed to the outgoing  Executive, the incoming Executive, staff, Professional  Development committees, local presidents, and members  of the Representative Assembly in every one of the 75  school districts in B.C. The  report has been much  quoted and discussed. Dozens  of people, including the  present Executive, have been  seeking solutions to the  problems it outlined (which,  incidentally, were hardly news  t�� anyone connected with  teaching ��� the BCTF consists  of 30,000 very busy people  strung throughout every community in this province, and  communications an difficult).  In fact, the report was  conuniaaloned by the BCTF  and had primarily to do with  professional development. It  contained striking condemnation of teacher education and  of the present Ministry of  Education, which teachers  cited as major sources of  frustration. Flanders dealt  with teacher stress at much  greater length than with the  organisation. He,said, '"Hie  difficulties of contemporary  teaching include the following: relentless time pressure,  cellular isolation, an information and Administrative  blitz, a network of unrealistic  expectations, the demanding  mental effort of teaching,  extra duties and responsibilities, no preparation time,  a general environment of  negativism (emphasis mine),  social factors, the position of  the classroom teacher at the  bottom of the education status  system and fear for their jobs  for those who 'get out of  line'."  The shots you levelled at  our professional association,  Mr.   Burnside,   were  badly  were not half a million children and. 30,000 teachers in  public schools; more like a  quarter of that.  Your main complaint seems  to be (although it Is difficult  to tell) that the BCTF has  been too preoccupied with and  too successful at raising  teacher salaries. In fact, a  major portion of our membership fee goes toward professional development. The  emphasis in bargaining is  shifting from salaries to working conditions, and working  conditions for teachers means  learning conditions for children.  If you considered yourself  overpaid as a teacher, you  were right to resign, but do  look at the facts.  Last year the average  teacher's salary was $22,455,  but that of a regular classroom  teacher was $21,492, while  that of an administrator was  $23,415. Many surveys, including Department of Labour  statistics, confirm that tea  chers work a conservative  average of 50 to 55 hours a  week.  In 1979, the contract a-  verage increase in B.C. )vas  9.1%. The increase fo* leachers was 7.9%, for|rWA  9.7% and for trades 1.0%.  Between 1971 and 1980, the  average teacher increase was  9.4% while the IWA base increase was 11.3%, and in  trades 11.3%. Average weekly  work hours for those under the  Labour Code are 35 to 37'/a.  And your last contention  that the BCTF provides  "lucrative semi-retirement for  the activists who run It" I  cannot stomach, being one of  those activists. I get no  financial reward for my  endeavours and rather little  rest from them. I am active  because I like teaching and  want to improve thing* for  teachers and students and one  of the best ways I can see to do  that is to join with my colleagues in our federation.  Joan Robb  Some amalgamation  suggestions  Editor:  This is an open letter to Mr.  Charles Lee, supposed representative of Area C  Where were you, Charlie  Baby,' when we needed you?  Did you not know of the  shenanigans going on in our  little area? Or did you not care?  Did you not receive my letter  with bill attached for your  crews goofiness while laying  your waterline? Did you tell  Mr. Jardine to file it under "G"  for garbage? Did you also tell  him to do the same with the  second (registered) one? The  next one will have to wait until  I get enough money ahead to  have a lawyer write one, but  believe me Chuck, it will come.  Were you, in your own sweet  kind way, trying to force me to  amalgamate my water system  to your water system? How  could you Chuck? You have cut  me to the quick, you may now  consider our friendship at an  end. Or were you trying to  make the fisheries people look  silly? If that was your intent  Chuckers, you did a splendid  job. Is it true that your people  and fisheries are going to try to  force Bill Copping to put in a  new bridge? After your people  wrecked the old one? Tut, tut,  Charlie Boy, I don't think it will  work. Is it also true that there is  a move afoot to amalgamate  your top and bottom lips? Will  there be a referendum first?  When you reply Chuck  please do not use too much  sesquipedalian verbiage as I am  just a poor dumb slob. However, if you wish, you may  adopt an antipathetic attitude  toward my intestinal tract.  Charlie you keep talking of  your 3 or 4 degrees. Would this  be 3�� or 4�� of silliness or 3�� or  4�� of pomposity? Also your  talk of your adoring public at  your feet, these crowned and  jewelled heads of Europe,  mayors, senators, tycoons and  labourers, have you never  stepped on their hands? What  are you considering amalgamating this week? Is it true,  Chas, that some of your  constituents are trying to  arrange for you to be the next  man on the moon? Permanently?  Good gravy, Chuck, you  must think me a chatterbox! I  just hope we can become good  pen pals.  Oh, by the way Chuckers you  remember the Allans? On  Tyson Road? Well, they send  their love and they promise to  write soon tool They said to tell  you their property is eroding at  a great rate still, T think a great  many people will be writing to  you soon - sweet Chas!  Well Chuckers, I really must  close, it has been a pleasure  unloading   myse|f  like  this.  Thank you A see you soon.  Regards  S.R. Rocky Mountain  Is Your Car  BEGGING For A  Second Chance?!  BEAUTIFUL BODIES  Mr.  Burnside,   were  badly <���_,__   aimed. We do not have a *ARE OUR BUSINESS!.  ft PftlNf 1KB LTD.  , '     Fully equipped lot all body & painl repairs  ''    BOX 605 SECHELT' 885-9844  *%���   ���fit'   H^"��^   w^  116, including building maintenance, production and computer personnel, who face  heavy demands for teacher  service. Our building does not  occupy "more than a city  block", but less than half,  including the parking lot.  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Gordon Arthur was hunting  nn Keats Island recently and  as happens when you are  successful in hunting, he  bagged himself a deer.  It may sound strange to say  this, but it was for the best  that the deer was shot.  When Gordon examined it, he  found that its hind legs were  tangled up in a mess of  fishing line. The poor animal  had been like this for some  tjme. The line had worn  rjght through the hide and  (Jown to the bone. Nice, eh!  ' Fishing line is made to be  invisible under water and it is  also almost impossible to see  on land, during the day and  impossible to see at night.  An animal doesn't have much  of a chance once it's entangled  in the stuff and can look  forward to slow starvation.  It's frustrating when you  are fishing and your line backlashes and you end up with a  bird's nest that was only a few  seconds ago a brand new  line, but overcome the temptation to cast it aside in  disgust. Put it in your pocket  and take it home, it won't  inconvenience you much. If  you feel for some reason that  you want nothing else to do  with the offending line,  at least have the sense and  decency to cut it into small  pieces.  Remember that the reason  you are out fishing in the  First place is because there  is an attraction and prize out  there. If we keep booby  trapping it, then you're  cutting off your nose to spite  your face.  Wayne will wax eloquent.  Wayne Diakow will be  the speaker at the next birding  meeting of the Sechelt Marsh  Society.    Knowing    Wayne,  his enthusiasm could make  picking potatoes in the rain  sound exciting, but from what  he said on the phone, he has a  good show lined up.  This summer, He took a  canoe trip up the Coppermine  River to the Arctic Ocean and  he'll be giving a slide show  and talk on the flora, fauna  and feathered life there.  He'll also be talking about  the Christmas bird count  which is scheduled for Sunday  December 21st.  Before I forget, the Marsh  Society meeting is at the usual  place at the usual time:  Thursday, December 4th at  7:30 in Chatelech.  He also passed on some  interesting sightings of cattle  egrets in the province, all  recent. Nine have been seen in  Nanaimo, six at the Reifel  Sanctuary in Langley, two at  Prince Rupert and another at  Fort St. John. The birds are  still at most of these locations,  so it would be a good idea if  we kept our eyes open around  here. They mostly congregate  in fields or marshy areas.  It would really be a feather  in the caps of the Sargeant's  Bay Society if they could get  a couple of sightings there.  December 5th and 6th are free days at the Vancouver Public  Aquarium.  a model cake, so that it would  be easier.  The great thing about the  car is that it gets about SO  miles to the gallon, can be  powered by either gasoline or  gas, and can be made to  accommodate a wheelchair.  All this plus a price tag of  around $2,000. Murchie admitted that because of the  time limitation, the designing  could use some streamlining.  Pat McGeer, who is presently  looking into the possibility  of a car powered by natural  gas, has been sold on the  idea. So it's feasible, now that  the car has government  blessing, it could get off the  ground. Well done, Mr.  Murchie, may you have all  success. McGeer is in line for  a compliment too, for doing  the unheard of in politics,  taking only five minutes to  make up his mind that he liked  something and would help it  along.  Free.  The Vancouver Aquarium is  Coffee to can.  Were any of you fortunate  enough to watch the Web-  sterrrr show on Wednesday  morning? If you were, what  did you think of the Murchie  Car? I thought it was great.  Apparently John Murchie  (of Murchie's Tea) had been  on the show seven days before  and had said that he could  build the car in a week.  Websterrrr said he would eat  it if it was finished within  the deadline. They made him  TOWING  Hilltop Service  886-8414  886-8344  886-74*8  EXCAVATING I  C      PACIFIC GADCO CONSTRUCTION  Land Clearing, light or heavy  Road Construction ��� Excavation ��� logging  Bulldozer ��� Backhoe ��� Grader ��� Front End Loader  Gravel Truck - Skidder 886-7287 886-7951 886-7142  Sunshine Coast  Business Directory  J.B.EXCAVATING      1980      886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fie'ds  ! APPLIANCES  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE S6RVIQE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Bin installations  17 Years Experience  Commercial And Residential  Floor Coverings  ':__. M5-2923     M6-3681  dm*  Carpet Steam Cleaning  885-5851  Res. 886-9949  KEN DE VRIES & SON LTD  FLOOR COVERINGS  HARRISON'S APPLIANCE SALES  Parts and Service  Tuesday - Saturday 9 ��� i  fl** I      886-9959 Pratt Rd.. 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This Is a great opportunity to take the family  without wiping out your bank  account.  Winter's for the birds.  Just in case you think that  winter is the dead time of  year for spotting birds, I took a  quick run around a couple of  spots on Friday afternoon.  The Roberts Creek Campsite sign on the highway had  the added decoration of a male  sparrow hawk sitting atop it.  At the beach in the Creek,  there were kildeers and an  assortment of waterfowl out  in the surf. The golf course is  once again being the winter  host to a flock of American  wigeons. Davis Bay has ;  usual assortment of  loons and grebes, plus /  can wigeons and, here's  visual delight, four hariequ  ducks. Porpoise Bay held  coots, buffleheads, scoters,  goldeneyes, wild mallards,  American wigeons and a kingfisher. This collection was  seen with little more than a  cursory glance from my car,  obviously there's a lot more  around, so bundle up and  head out.  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Chinese Food now on Lunch Menu  Lower Gibsons 886-9219    Take Out Available  1SF  PENDER HARBOUR restaurant  CANADIAN AND CHINESE FOOD  Madeira Park Shopping Cenlre  Eat in ft Weekdays      11:30 a.m. -9:00 p.m.  Takeout Friday /0at. 11:30a.m.-ItOOp.m.  883-2413     Sunday 4:00 p.m. - ��:00 p.m. ., Base Camp  Carl's  corner  In search  of  a career  ���COUGAR BROWN'  by Carl Chrismas  Before Perse and I take off  on my first cougar hunt, I  must bring you up to date with  a bit of background.  In the telling of my 'search  for a career', I have neglected  to tell of two permanent  attachments that had become  a very vital part of my life;  namely, a wife and wee  daughter.  Bess was a city gal. The  idea of isolation in the boondocks just did not fit in with  her scheme of things as lady  of the house. Besides, at the  time I had decided on a career  in logging, Bess was in the  final stages of delivering our  first progeny. We had agreed  that the bush was no place  to be diapering a new little  mustard machine, be it boy,  girl or both.  Her folks (salt of the earth,  bless 'em) rented a large  rooming house in the Fairview  district of Vancouver in which  they sub-let housekeeping  rooms. They had provided us  with a small suite for a minis-  cule. monthly rent. Not unselfishly, I might add - they  were going to assure themselves of the enjoyment of a  grandchild for a few months at  least.  Our daughter Carol arrived  in due course and at the time  of our shutdown on Cecil  Mountain, she was a few  months of age and thriving.  I felt it was now time for us  to be living together as a  family if I could provide  comfortable quarters on the  Island.  I could have taken Bert's  offer of swamping on his  sawdust truck for the winter  and just move to town.  Come spring, we could have  headed for the hills and gone  on from there.  I But life is full of vagaries.  My new found friend, Percy  'Cougar' Brown, absolutely  intrigued me, and his cougar  hunting stories around our  noon fires had filled me with a  determination to learn all I  could about working with  dogs, tracking the cougar, and  in general, just surviving  in the woods. What better  teacher could I have than a  true son of the forests and  trails, an honest man of very  few but well chosen words.  A very strong bond had  developed between us, a  rapport that required very  little stimulation; just a nod or  a glance between us; a motion  of the hand; or a wave and a  grin that spoke volumes.  If the cultivation of this friendship meant only an occasional  visit home during the winter...  so be it!  I was torn between two  loves; my little family in thei  city, or my new friend and a'  new way of life. The answer to  that was to bring the two  together. With this in mind I  went house hunting.  I rented a two room cabin  about a city block from the  Cassidy store and about a  mile from the Browns. I  borrowed Bert's little truck  and put in a good winter wood  supply. We moved the meagre  bit of furniture from the camp  cabins; kitchen range, table  and chairs, bedroom suite,  etc. When finished, it looked  quite cosy, comfortable and  homelike.  The next step was to come  up with a plausible story to tell  Bess and both families of how  I was going to provide comfort  and security to a city bred wife  und a wee baby through the  three or four long, cold  months of a depression  winter. If I told them I was  going to depend on a dog to  chase a cat up a tree to provide  us with bounty money to pay  the bills, all my grandiose  dreams of setting up a base.  camp with my little family in  it would have gone down the  drain. With this nagging fear  in mind, I headed for Vancouver.  I suppose in my selfishness,  I was being unfair to Bess  when I told her that my plan  was irreversible, that I would  live on the Island alone if  need be. In the end she  relented and agreed to come.  Both families thought this  was pretty dirty pool and as a  result my stock, which had  always been held in high  esteem, plummeted lower  than a moccasin's heel. A  promise of a Christmas visit  relieved the tension somewhat  but a lot of tears were flowing  when we climbed aboard  the bus to Vancouver Island.  It was late evening and  snowing lightly when we  stepped down off the bus at  Cassidy.    Our   boxes    and  1 packed across  the tracks and parked on the  porch of the closed general  store. I would have to come  back for them later.  With Carol bundled to the  eyes and Bess hanging on my  arm, we trudged the short  distance to our first real home  together. I was in dread of her  reaction to my conception  of a 'snug little home' when  we walked into the cold  cabin.  My fears were unfounded.  Just as we clumped onto the  little porch, the front door  was flung open, a lamp was  turned up, and just inside  the door stood Brown, Jessie  and their two kids.  In unison, they shouted  "Welcome home"!  The warmth of the welcome  and the crackling fire in the  kitchen range was all that was  needed to bring the end of  our journey to a happy climax.  Our base camp was established and within a couple of  days Brown and I would be  terrorizing the cougar population of the Timberland  country,  I could hardly wait to get  started!  To be continued  YMCA Winter Camp  YMCA is announcing its  third annual Celebration  Camp for girls and boys aged  seven through thirteen. The  Celebration Camp is a three  and a half day resident  camping adventure at the  YMCA's Camp Elphinstone  in Gibsons from December 29  to January 1. The camping  trip will be topped off by a  special "kids" Celebration  party on New Year's Eve.  Camp Elphinstone is a fully  winterized camping and recreation facility and is equipped with warm heated cabins  and activity areas.  The cabin group, six children of the same age, grade  and sex and their counsellor,  is the focal point of the camp  experience.  Registration deadline is  Friday, December 19. Phone  Bruce Cox at 224-2352 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  for additional information.  YOUR AUTOPLAN  CENTRE  Taking care of  all your Real Estate Needs  Seaside Plaza Evenings Call  886-2000   Norm Peterson Dennis Suveges  886-9121    886-2607(Res.)or 886-7264 (Res)  SANTA'S  SUPER  STOREHOUSE  Coast News, December 2, 1980  ,/MC-  ��� '^%_  21  ���"\$WfX��Hffi4&.*g__i_   l%i- A*tiLW��F>X>:i'   i$wT  Suits       Shirts  Sleepware  Plus Accessories  _ Morgan's Men's Wear  JSL Cowrie St., Sechelt, B.C. 885-9330  CHARGFA  %    I    I  MORNING!  PANCAKES  1.80  1.80  POTATO PANCAKES L_^^_  Served with sour cream or apple sauce.  BLUEBERRY  BUTTERMILK PANCAKES        2.75  Sweet whole blueberries make this a delectable  treat.  BANANA PANCAKES  The taste of fresh bananas.  BUTTERMILK PANCAKES  Three light pancakes you'll love, served with butter and table  syrups.  SILVER DOLLAR PANCAKES ___  Twelve silver dollar sized .buttermilk pancakes.  2.65      BUTTER PECAN PANCAKES 2.65  Pecan nuts baked into each pancake���topped  with toasted pecans.  FANCY PANTS 2.95  Two buttermilk pancakes smothered in delicious  red strawberries and whipped cream.  PIGS IN A BLANKET 3.10  Three lean pork sausages in big, fluffy  buttermilk pancakes.  2.65  BREAKFAST SOKES  One egg  Two eggs  Bacon, Ham or Sausages  Hashbrowns or French Fries  .90 Toast & Jam  1.75 Bran Muffin  2.00 Butterhorn  .80 Assorted Dry Cereal  EGGS&OMELETTES  Omelettes served with your choice of three Big Scoop pancakes or  Hash Browns and Toast & Jam.  STEAK AND EGGS 6.25  Breakfast steak and two fresh eggs.  BACON, HAM OR    SAUSAGE AND EGGS 3.50  Choice of one and two eggs.  PLAIN OMELETTE 3.00  Made with three fresh eggs.  HAM AND CHEESE OMELETTE 4.00  Smoky Ham and Cheddar cheese,  complementing three fresh eggs.  BACON OMELETTE 3.85  Crisp diced bacon in three fresh eggs.  DENVER OMELETTE 4.00  Ham, Green Pepper and Onion in three fresh  eggs. Delicious!  MUSHROOM OMELETTE 3.45  Sauteed mushrooms with three Iresh eggs.  CHEESE OMELETTE 3.45  A good portion of cheese wilh three eggs.  HAM OMELETTE 3.85  A generous portion of ham. diced and blended  with three eggs.  LIGHT BREAKFASTS  2. Two eggs to order with your choice of Bacon,  Ham or Sausages and Toast & Jam.        2.95  2A. Two eggs to order served with  hashbrowns, Toast 8 Jam. 2.75  3. Two eggs to order served with Toast &  Jam. 2.25  4. Scrambled eggs with chunks of Ham served  wilh Toast & Jam. 2.95  5. French Toast���Two slices of delicious toast  covered with creamy butter and syrup.     2.25  BREAKFAST BEVERAGES  Hot Chocolate .50        Milk .50 .65 .85  Soft Drinks .40 .50 .60  Orange. Apple or Tomato Juice .50 .65 .85  Coffee-decaffinated coffee-tea .40 ���  /ft  Iced Tea  .50  .65  .85  Grape Juice & Lemonade  .50  .65 .85  LITTLE BRITCHES BREAKFAST  Three silver dollar pancakes,  1 egg and 1 slice of bacon.    1.95  Open til  9:00 p.m.  Friday & Saturday  NOW OPEN FOR BREAKFAST  7:00 A.M.  Cowrie St. Sechelt  Open til  7:00 p.m.  Sunday & Thursday Coast News, December 2, 1980  Obituaries   I Announcements I wanted to Rent  Wanted  For sale  For Sale  For Sale  ��� Falconbridge. Passed away November 23, 1980, Charles Edward  Falconbridge, late of Garden Bay  in his 64th year. Survived by  his loving wife Shirley, one son  Charles, two daughters, Sandra  Godkin and Sharon Falconbridge,  three grandchildren, one sister  Helen Kane and one brother  Bill from Australia. Cremation.  Memorial service will be held  Wednesday. December 3 at 11:00  a.m. in the Boal Chapel, 1505  Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver.  Devlin Funeral Home, directors.  Juneau. Passed away November  24, 1980. Edmond Juneau, late  of Sechelt, at the age of 103 years.  Survived by one daughter Agnes  Hamilton and her husband James  of Sechelt. one son Fred Juneau,  Victoria, one sister Mary Van  Tighen, St.-Albert, Alberta. Funeral mass was celebrated Thursday, November 27 at the Holy  Family Catholic Church, Sechelt.  Reverend Angelo Di Pompa  celebrant. Interment Seaview  Cemetery. Devlin Funeral Home,  directors.  Hicks. On November 24th, 1980,  Gwendolen Hicks of Roberts  Creek. B.C. in her 73rd year.  Survived by three brothers,  Law-ford, Reginald and Gerald  and one sister Betty. No funeral  services by request. Hamilton  Mortuary in care of arrangements.  Slack. Passed away November 25,  1980, Timothy Grant Slack,  late of Sechelt in his 17th year.  Survived by his loving parents  Ron and Vi, two brothers Don and  Mark, two sisters Susan and Jane  and his grandmother Mrs. Louise  Gray, London, England. Funeral  service was held Tuesday, December 2 at the Bethel Baptist  Church, Sechelt. Pastor Fred  Napora officiated. Interment  Seaview Cemetery. Devlin Funeral Home, directors.  Thanks  Thanks to our friends for their  support and sympathy at this sad  time, specially to Ian Clark, the  Rev. John Paetkau, Dan Devlin,  Sechelt Ambulance Service and  all at CFB Comox.  Ada VVhitaker and family,  Gibsons  Announcements  Order now for your Christmas  Gingerbread House or Santa's  Sleigh   $20   and   SIS.   Phone  885-5458 IMS  See what Mary Kay cosmetics  Can do for you I  Call: Margaret Froese  886-2743  GIFT CERTIFICATES  AVAILABLE! TFN  Psychic Workshop December  6 and 7 $25.00. John Morrison  30 years experience in psychic  work. For those who feel or have  the psychic ability, basic class to  the Hows and Whys, Whens and  Whats of E.S.P. Sensitivity,  auras, how to's, function of the  mind, healing etc. Workshop  will be held at Bonniebrook Lodge  Corlyn 886-7540 #48  DANCE students, teachers and  others requiring information on  lap. Ballet. Aero. Modern and  Spanish Dance. Please phone 886-  2989 I IN  If someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  see what it is doing to you?  Al Anon can help. Phone 6-9037  or 6-8228 TFN  EAR PIERCING  Gibson  Girl & Guvs  886-2120 c!,���n  JANE'S  Tl'B ct TOP  ._    SHOP  8-7821    ,^-i  ___L>*L   ft  A Full Line of      ^a��  Plumbing Supplies  NEW  WINTER HOURS  Tues. - Sat.  9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal  Canadian Legion Branch 109,  Gibsons. Christmas Buir to be  held December 6th, 1980 from 2-4  p.m. in the Legion Hall, Gibsons.  Bake Table, Crafts, White Elephant Table, Plants, Children's  Corner. Adults SI .00. Children  254. #48  Personal  Alcoholics Anonymous 886-9208  TFN  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings  each Wednesday in St. Andrews  Church. Madeira Pk. 8:30 p.m.  883-9978 TFN  UNWANTED HAIR  Vanished away with Saca-Pelo.  Saca-Pelo is different. It does not  dissolve or remove hair from  the surface, but penetrates  and retards growth of Unwanted  Hair. Lor-Beer Lab Ltd., 9-712  Robson St., Vancouver, B.C.  V6Z1A2 #49  Teacup reading etc. Understanding listener to problems.  886-9240 #49  Wanted: A person who can  translate a Russian letter. 886-  2513 #48  Quick relief for discomfort of  mouth sores, white canker spots,  dental plate sores, tender gums,  with Fletcher's Sore-Mouth Medicine. At Pacifica Pharmacy,  Sechelt. #48  DRY SKIN?  Are you aware that cocoa butter,  the active ingredient in Coerema  preparations has been used for  many years as a special skin food  for women? Coerema products  are especially recommended for  dry skin problems as a moisturizer and conditioner. Coerema  products are available at Pacifica  Pharmacy, Sechelt. #48  Engineer & family urgently  require house to rent. 886-7687  House Dec. 1 or later. Prefer rural  location with space for 2 adults, 3  small children & 1 outdoor pet.  Please call Jean at 885-2889    #48.  Small trailer to put on my property while building house.  Phone collect 926-7221 after 5.  #48  URGENT  1 bdrm. apt. Working adults.  Phone 885-5691 #50  2 or 3 bedroom place urgently  required. Please call 883-9123 #48  Immediately wanted cabin or  small house for quiet working  woman or will share with another.  885-3718 #50  Help wanted  2 mo, old puppy (male) black,  brown and white hound. Pratt and  Chaster area. Ph. 886-7979 after 4  #48  One four-month old Corgi pup.  Pratt and Malaview. Any information please call 886-7069    #48  Found  Udies   Wrist   Watch,  885-5072  For Rent  Construction Co. wants framing  and finishing carpenters for full  time year-round work. 885-9630  TFN  Certified Dental Assistant required. Part-time initially, full  time after the New Year. Only  applicants with certified qualifications will be considered. Apply  in writing. Dr. Janet Webb, RR#2  Gibsons. #48  Experienced electrician mechanic  for industrial plant maintenance.  Apply in person to Construction  Aggregates Ltd., Port Mellon,  B.C. #48  Lady for occasional afternoon  sitting for 5 yr. old boy in Langdale. 886-7889 #48  Experienced all-round carpenter  for steady employment in Pender  Harbour area. 883-9020 after 6:00  p.m. #48  Experienced Taxi Drivers, class 4  licence. Experienced dispatchers.  886-8101 or 886-8431. Must be  willing to work all shifts I        #48  Exp. Waiters and Waitresses.  L.A|i.'only. Pick up applications at  Cozy Court Motel, Sechelt.     #49  Part-time Instructors are wanted  for courses starting in the end of  January: Calligraphy, Cooking  (Chinese, Gourmet, Meatless),  Fly Tying, Guitar, beginners,  Graphic Art (posters etc), Massage, Self-defence, Winemaking,  Other subjects?  Call 885-3512, Continuing Education, Karin Hoemberg 9 a.m.  - 4 p.m. #48  SPECIAL WEEKLY RATES  Peninsula Hotel 886-9334 TFN  630 sq. ft. of Commercial or  Office Space for lease. Will  renovate to suit tenant. Phone  886-7112 TFN  Hall for rent call R. Bentley  886-9050 #49  18 ft. Moving Van with side and  rear loading doors. Blankets  supplied. S39.00 per day. No  mileage charge. Phone 886-8344  9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. #49  1 Bedroom House Roberts Creek  Reasonable rent. Phone 921-7172  #48  Duplex 2 bedroom, fireplace,  available inun. $375 mo. Phone  between 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.  885-2774 #48  Commercial Space for rent in  Sechelt. 885-3113 #50  Dlxe. 3 bdrm. house on acreage  in Roberts Creek. Washer/  dryer inc. $500 mo. 885-3470  #48  OFFICE  OR  RETAIL  SPACE  AVAILABLE  886-2417  886-2743  822-2017  MUSIC  Fender Rhodes Electric Piano.  Suitcase model w, amp. SI 200. Ph.  886-8583. TFN  wanted  One cherry picker for logging  truck. Ph. 883-2524 #48  Delivered sawdust, shavings, for  stable. 885-9969 TFN  Wanted to Buy: Logs or limner.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar - Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd. 885-9408 or  885-2032 TFN  18" Cedar shake blocks. We pay  the best prices for good wood.  Also custom cut your blocks.  886-9856 TFN  Older furniture, china etc. bought  or sold on consignment. Harbour  Antiques, 1585 Marine Dr.,  Gibsons. 886-7800 TFN  Home for free kittens 6 weeks old,  3 black, 1 multi-colour & 1 gold.  Phone 886-9066 #48  Property wanted with or without  house on Gambier or Keats Island  886-9503 #48  Commuter wanting to share ride  to downtown Vancouver Mon-Fri.  6:20 a.m. - 5:05 p.m. ferries.  Have car also. Phone eves, after  7 p.m. 886-7643 #50  A quality Infant Car Seat. Ph.  886-8448 #48  A metal tool shed about medium  size. Call 886-2137 TFN  Sechelt.  #48  Selma Park area: 2 German  Shepherd pups, black and white.  2 or 3 mo. old. 885-2907. #48  CASH FOR L08S  tod Prices  Free Estimates  D & 0 LOG SORTING  LTD.  886-7896    886-7700  PILING WANTED  All sizes. New & Used. 886-2875  #49  Small Bar Fridge 3-way or A/C  only. 886-7289. #49  Wanted to buy: Building lot in or  near Gibsons. Cash available.  Phone 886-9163 #49  Uuestoch  6 year old bay gelding, 16 hands  high, sound and gentle. Asking  $675.00.886-7972 #48  Wanted: Good home for Collie-  Coyote cross 3 \r. old male. Good  hunter. 885-5482 #48  S.P.C.A.  Several Cats and Kittens.  3 male Terrier cross pups will be  very small dogs. 8 weeks.  Adult lemale Terrier cross house  dog  2 male Lab cross 10 weeks  Found Nov. 27. female Siberian  Husky cross black & tan with  brown   collar,   adult,   Porpoise  Bay. Phone 886-7713 2-4 p.m. or  come to Peninsula Kennels for  viewing, same hours,  Husky Pups 7 weeks old. $100 ea.  Phone 886-9635 #50  Free, One purebred Persian  neutered female cat. Leave  message 885-3661 #48  SPCA  SPAY  Clinic  and information  886-7938  tins 405  Gibsons, B.C.  New boy's bike $50.00. Car seat  $20.00.885-9593 #49  Fieldcrest Towels, McGregor  shower curtains & bath accessories, soaps & gift items at  Bathroom Accent, Sechelt. 885-  9345 #49  Inglis top load washer & dryer,  good condition. 10 yrs. old. $100.  886-8582 #48  3 to 4000 lineal feet 2x4, 2x6,  rough size. $345 per load. 886-  9739 #50  Inter   city   oil   furnace   95,000  BTU's 4-vrs. old, good condition  885-5274 after 6 p.m. Price low.  #49  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOQ��.  PROFESSIONAL  DOG GROOMING  "ALL BREEDS"  Call Sharon 886-2084  Kerry  Blue*  Terriers  886-2505  PENINSULA  KENNELS  Boarding for  Dogs and Cats  886-7713  Reed Rd., Gibsons  For sale  UACUUm CLEANER  REPAIRS  CREST 886-2719  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  OOHAiTO^1  TOVtAMP  at  MACLEODS,  Upstairs at Ihe back  HOT  WATER  TANKS  are sold and  installed by  MACLEODS  Sechelt  One ticket to Nutcracker Suite,  Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Sunday  Dec. 7, 8:00 p.m. $12. Phone  Joan Cowderoy 885-9358 or  885-5881 #48  Moulds and greenware. Amys  Pottery. 885-2170 Dec. 1 to Dec. 5  Regulation size pinball machine.  In commercial use till 1972.  Works perfectly. A lot of fun for  the money. $575. 886-7469 after  6:00 p.m. #49  Purchased new in 1973 Winchester 30-30 special, Klondike  commemorative. Never chambered a round. Very nice rifle.  886-7469 after 6:00 p.m. $375. #49  Two Trout Rods, spoons, flies,  etc. 886-9165 #48  GOING OVERSEAS I  Savings in storage charges can  be passed on to you. '80 Eagle  S/W. '8- GMC diesei, 73 Ford  Courier, '75 Sangster, 22' Dolphin. Offers. 886-9177 #50  CAS HARDWARE  Cowrie St.  DROP IN AND SEE  OUR NEW  WICKERWARE  885-9713  Arriving soon "Percale Bedlinens  by Fieldcrest" at Bathroom  Accent Open House Dec. 7th,  Sechelt. 885-9345 #49  HOTTUBT  Do it yourself. Fiberglass, redwood and vinyl. Solar collectors,  H&S Contracting. 885-3825   TFN  Acme wood-electric range $75.  Arborite table and 4 chairs $30.  Quick-sweep $5. Umbroller baby  stroller $15. Large hand-built  stereo speakers. Call 885-3351  #48  Fischer silver-glass 140 cm skis  with Solomon junior binding  + poles Nordica boots sz. 4 $100.  Edsbyn X country skis 150 cm +  Munari boots sz. 5 $40. Roller  Skates Seiko $15. Rocker, beach  $25. Ph. 886-7348. #48  Green occasional chair $40.00  Ph. 885-9886 #48  Royal Albert china, floor polisher,  hot plate, utility table, 6 ft.  step ladder, portable sewing  machine, portable washer &  dryer, combination radio &  stereo, records, CCM exerciser,  Underwood electric 555 typewriter and other items. 885-9290  #48  Franklin Stove. Call 886-9555 #48  230 amp. AC Craftsman Welder  complete with leads & helmet.  $150. Phone 886-9819 after 6 eve.  2-3'8" x 6'8" solid core firerated  slab doors. $20 per I. Old style  black Underwood typewriter with  carrying case $50.886-7289    #50  24" Crosley electric range in good  working order $75.885-5637   #48  Giue a Life  This Xmas  Glue an  Electrohome  SMOKE  DETECTOR  (Rated among the top 5)  Available at  Drummond  Insurance  = 206 Cedar Plaza  Gibsons  886-7751  886-2807  Ladies white gold dinner ring  4 emeralds 14 diamonds. Unique  setting. Ph. 886-7918 days.  886-7683 eve. Ask for Fred.    #49  Foosball Table $1,000 OBO  between 1-6 p.m. 886-7877    #49  1 ladies full length beige tweed  Coat with knit collar tc cuffs.  $150.886-7918 or 8864673     #49  Farm fresh brown eggs. Wilson  Creek. 885-5070 #50  HARBOUR ANTIQUES A GIFTS  ESTATE SALE  Consists of... a very old oak  liveseat, chair A footstool...  Edwardian mahogany sofa, both  have been refinlshed & upholstered with crushed velvet,  we are able to offer these at the  bargain price of.... $1495.00  for the three piece set & $600 for  the sofa. We also have a collection of pearl rings, brooches  etc., all set in 10 ct, 14 ct & 18 ct  gold, also a large amount of  lower priced costume jewellery,  any of which would nuke a great  Christmas gift for the woman in  your life. Some other highlights  are...2 hand made Indian chairs,  2 very old railway lanterns,  a box of very old brass marine  charting instruments, hat pins ft  button hooks, A Bah mounted on  a block of rack crystal H.M.S.  York ashtray, a collection of  "Goss" pieces. From the sublime  to the ridiculous, a great selection  of flea market goodies, at prices  ranging from 104 to $10.00.  Also take in the enormous stock  of antique furnishings, china,  glass, prints, Royal Doulton  etc. Open Tues. to Sat. 11 to 5 till  Christmas. 1585 Marine Drive,  Gibsons Landing. 886-7800    #48  LET'S TRADE  APPLIANCES  MACLEOD'S  Sechelt  We deliver Gibsons &  Port Mellon  884-5240  CAM PRENTIS Prop.  DUNHAM RD., PORT MELLON  VON2SO  Ladies size 12 leather coat $120.  One Dynacoi stereo speaker $45.  One mens size 42/44 leather jckt.  $75. Two VW van snow tires  GR78-14 (with rims) $50. Phone  885-9081 anytime. #48  1 man-sized upholstered Rocker  $50. 1 Colonial hide-abed, older  model $75. 1 Bell ft Howell super  8 movie projector $60. Never used  Phone 886-7351 #48  Heavy duty trailer 16' tandem flat  deck. 885-3439 #50  Enterprise wood cookstove with  heating coil for water. 886-2756  or 886-8382 #50  New-used Kenwood 4070 40-watt  receiver, worth $450. 2 Sanyo 45  watt speakers $265. Sanyo stereo  cabinet $285. Yours for $699 or  less. Phone Pete at 886-9843   #50  Hoover Dialamatic vacuum cleaner, as new, 885-3586 #48  '77 Charger Daytona 400 4BBL 21  mpg, trailer pkg. Approx. 52,000  miles. Exc. cond. $4100 OBO. Ph.  885-9564 #48  Sawmill, 52" blade, carriage  drive, carriage, Cummings diesei  planer, fork lift, 2 ton truck,  $6,500,885-3113 #50  Ice   Skates,  ski  boots, winter  clothing,   books,   toys, Xmas  decor., carpet samples. All at  Gibsons   United  Church Thrift  Shop. Fridays 1-3. #48  Two GR60 B.F. Goodrich radial  T/A snow tires, on Chev rims,  used one season $80 each. Ph.  886-9569 between 5 & 7 o'clock.  #50  Inglis multi-cycle auto washer,  excellent condition. Guaranteed  ft delivered. $225. Phone 883-  2648 TFN  Uforh wanted  WEST COAST CONTEMPORARY HOMES - BUILT OR  RENOVATED 883-9259.       TFN  Hardwood Floors resanded and  finished, work guaranteed. Free  est. Phone 885-5072 TFN  Vanguard Camper 11' winterized,  fiberglass roof $3,900. 886-7070  #49  Arriving soon "Percale Bedlinens  by Fieldcrest" at Bathroom  Accent Open House Dec, 7th,  Sechelt. 885-9345 #49  Fieldcrest Towels, McGregor  shower curtains ft bath accessories, soaps ft gift items at  Bathroom Accent, Sechelt. 885-  9345 #49  1979 Kawasaki 100 Dirt Bike  6 months old.showroom condition, will hold till Xmas. $575.  885-9815 #50  Ideal teen gifts: Concerto 8-track  player c/w speakers, ex. cond,  $50. Also solid state AM/FM  revr. Stereo c/w belt drive turntable, 8-track, cassette recorder/  player, 2 spkrs, ex. cond - 1 yr.  old $225 OBO. Stereo stand $20.  Call 886-2840 after 4:00 ask for  Darin. #48  PLYWOOD AND LUMBER  WHOLESALE  5/8" Fir plywood $12.75. 3/8"  Fir plywood (std) $7.55. 1/2" Fir  plywood (std) $10.95. 2x4 pre-cut  studs, 2 ft better, $1.40 ea. or  $245/M. All other lumber available. Evenings 885-5356       #50  Firewood Maple, Alder, cut to  order. $60. You pick up. 883-9973  #48  Older model Zenith fridge white  very good working condition  $100.886-9171 #50  SANTA  IS  DOMING TO  MACLEODS  on  Dec 6th  10 am ��� 4 pm  mobile Homes  1976 Berkshire 12x68 mobile  home 2 bdrm with 11x22 addition  and porch. 4 appliances on pad at  SCTP. $26,500. 886-7668        #49  New mobile home 14x56 set up at  Cedars Trailer Court pad no. 9.  $25,500. Phone 885-5782 or 467-  9265 #48  Dean's window washing ft  chimney sweep. Your man for  snow removal. You want it done?  We'll do it, 886-7540 TFN  ' Kleclrical Contractor wants work  anywhere on thc coast, own boat  lor island work. 886-9316   #TFN  Chimney   Cleaning   and   maintenance. Ph. 886-7411 or 886-8023  T.F.N.  I Imberjack skidder with operator. Wirt splicer available. 886-  2459. TIN  Most trees, like pets, need care and  attention and trees are our  specialty.  ��� Topping  ��� l.imbini!  ��� Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless free Service Ltd.  885-2109  T.F.N.  Renovations and Repairs. Framing and Foundations. Call Jim  or Brent at 885-5643 #TFN  For l-Aplosive Requirements  Dynamite, electric or regular caps,  B line I: cord and safety fuse.  Contact Gwen Nimmo. Cemetery  Road. Gibsons. Phone 886-7778.  Howe Sound Farmer1 Institute.  T.F.N.  Fireplaces, Airtights, Wood  Heaters ft systems installed  & serviced by sheet metal tradesman. 886-9752 #49  Rainbow painting ft decorating,  repairs and renovations, interior  and exterior. Free estimates.  886-7873 or 886-9721 #49  Cement finishing, for estimates  call Rik Steele 886-88382 or'886-  2756 #49  Will babysit babies (no children)  in my home, 8 a.m. ��� 5 p.m.  Mon-Fri. Phone 886-2479        #49  Experienced carpenter, new and  renovations. Reasonable rates.  886-7280 #50  Have licence, will travel. 5 yrs.  exp. Class 1 air. Looking for job  on Peninsula. Just moved in from  Wpg. Have B.C. Lie. Ph. 885-  9564 #48  Coast mobile  Homes Ltd.  GOOD  SELECTION OF  DOUBLE WIDES  We take trades  or  Consign your Mobile  Home to us for  Quick sale  WHARF ST.   SECHELT  885-9979       mdl 6393  uiorh wanted  Ha/boor Chimney Cleaning, Serving the Sunshine Coast. Fireplaces, furnaces, oil stoves. 883-  9171. Customers from the 886 exchange call Collect. TFN  J. LEPORE TILE  Quality Installations  Ceramic, Mosaic or Quarry  All work guaranteed  Free estimates  Phone Anytime  L      886-8097  PENINSULA  R00FIN0 ft  INSULATION LTD.  All Types of Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-8585  IDEAL LAHDSCAPina  SERVICES  Lawns Soed or Sod  Raking I arading  call anytime 886-9851  HALFMOON  WINDOW CLEANING I  Professional Service  eering the Sunshine Coat  Himlv .(itileis cleaned  'tftmS        ���B5-25M  ^V inside cleaning     9 am - 6 pi  i 4.     tf- 885-3963  \__^ {after 6pm)  ANSLOIV LOO  CONSTRUCTION  Custom Built Quality  LOB HOMES  Scribe lilted using natural  hand-peeled logs  For Information or  Free estimates,  Phone  8864050  Automotlue  1979 Chev vi ton $5,500; 1971  8 ft. camper S1200. Ph. 883-2524  11*48  1978 Ford P/U with canopy.  Auto. PS. PB. 40,000 mi. S5500  OBO. 886-9752 #49  1974 Toyota Trilux longbox  pickup with homemade canopy.  55,000 miles. Motor & tires  eicellent, 3 spare wheels, Body  not so good. S875.886-7540    #48  1974 Courier auto trans, good  running cond. w/canopy $1,000.  Phone 886-7097 after 4:30      #48 Coast News, December 2, 1980  23  Automotlue  : 1968 Cyclone Fastback white 302  , 2 barrel, front end damage, open  j to offers. 885-3798 #48  ���^ ____. '  1975 Mercury Marquis Brougham  PB, PS, PW, 48,000 mi. Good  condition. $2500.886-9291     #48  1975 Dodge Dart Swinger 318  auto, PS, PB, 40,500 mi. Good  radials, new universsls, plugs 4  exhaust system ft rebuilt starter.  $3250.886-2402 #48  1975 Chev 3/4 ton camper special  350 auto, very clean. $3400.  886-9154 TFN  '71 Plymouth SW auto V-8 clean  & very good condition all round.  $950. Arm. 886-7993 #49  ���73 Chev Impala S.W. P.S. P.B.  P. Tail radials, good condition,  motor & trans, eicellent. $2000.  886-8243 #49  RENT-A-CAR  RENT-A-TRUCK  1980 1-TON TRUCK  c/w 12' VAN  1980 F-250  3/4 TON PICK-UP  1980 FAIRMONTS  1980 MUSTANGS  New 5 ton truck. 22'  Box.   Hydraulic   tailgate.  DAILY WEEKLY  MONTHLY  COMPETITIVE RATES  ���ABBA���  \LEASE RENTALS  at  SOUTH COAST FORD  885-3281  Automotlue  '73 Datsun P/U, canopy, new  tires, sunroof, snows, Dlux  bumpers, etc. Rust free $2400  OBO Ph. 886-2623 #49  Car enthusiast's dream: Build  your own Sunbeam Tiger. Started  building with 68 Alpine. Fitted  289 automatic. Needs lots of  work. $500.886-7916 #49  '73 Ford Torino PB. PS. Radio.  Air conditioning. $2,000. Call  885-5485 #49  196S Dodge Fargo custom Vi t.  pickup, great shape. Auto trans.  PS, PB, 6000 ml. on new motor.  New battery. Low overall mileage  Well maintained. Must be seen.  $1650.00 OBO. 886-7025. Please  not after 8:00p.m. #48  1971 Laurentian H/T A/T In fair  cond. $300 OBO. Trans, needs  work on. Phone 886-7097 lifter  4:30 #48  1974 Dodge 1 too 4-wheel drive  club cab tow truck. 12,000 Ib.  winch, holmes sling, V-8 automatic. Custom push bumper.  Positrac rear axle, locking hubs,  all lighting, dual saddle tanks,  PS * PB. Will go anywhere.  A real buy at $8500.00. 886-7469  #49  '73 Chev pick-up 350 4-spd.  dual tanks, tinted glass, snows,  new clutch, brakes, battery.  68,000 miles. $1650.00 Arm.  885-9545 #48  PINTO BOBCAT GRANADA  ALL MAKE SERVICE  Brakes, Tune-ups  Major Repairs  Reasonable Prices  SMITH CM8T  F��KB MUM LIB  Hours of Service  7:30 am.-5 pm.  885-3281  Automotlue  1973 Toyota, 5-speed, radials,  winter tires, 63,000 mi. Good  condition. $2,000. Ph. 886-7267  #50  '76 Ford F250 4x4 AM/FM csss.  4-spd. 300 <��yl. 60,000 miles.  V.G. cond. $5200.885-5334    #48  GOING OVERSEAS  Would rather sell than store  '80 Eagle station wagon, most,  options, 7,000 km. 80 diesei GMC  pick-up & canopy 2,000 km.  Offers 886-9177 #50  '73 Charger SE. AT. PS * PB.  New paint and rubber $2795.  885-3113 #50  '69 Ford parts 302 V-8 30,000 ml.  $250 auto trans $75. Dual muffler  system compl. lrO Windows lrg  $10. sm SS. Rear rat Y. width  $20 etc. 886-7079 #48  1972 Ford F-100 ���A ton. 302 V-8  auto, radial tires. 75,000 miles.  Nice clean truck. $1575. DM6606  Phone 886-8344,886-7469     #49  1968 Ford LTD Brougham.  4 dr. H.T. V-8 auto, PS * PB. air  conditioned. Very nice. 886-7469  after 6:00 p.m. $1175. DL#6606  #49  1975Dodge4x4 Y, tonctewcsb.  V-8 4-spd. PS A PB. Body damage. Runs excellent. $1875.  DL#6606. Phone 886-8344      #49  1963 Valiant convertible, slant  6-cyI. auto. PS, radial tires. A  reliable nice looking car. $1375.  Phone 886-8344 DL#6606.      #49  1976 Honda Gold Wing GL1000  touring bike. Windshield. Very  clean original condition, 10,000  miles.  886-7469 after 6 p.m.  $2775. #49  Tandem axle trailer, Walking  Bean electric brakes, like new.  BuiH to haul 4x4. Many uses.  $1200. #49  Automotlue  Marine  885-8345  CAMpbell's  HARDWARE  & GIFTS  PENDER HARBOUR CENTER  MADEIRA PARK  883-9914  .FAMILY SHOES  and  LEATHER GOODS  "IN THE HEART OF  DOWNTOWN  SECHELT"  Deadline       X     Deadline 12:00 Noon Fridays  12:00 Noon Saturday XCIassifleds should be prepaid and pre-written  Your friendly neighbourhood drop-off  points for GOAtf VIVS  Classified Ads  Copyright and  Advertising  Regulations  The Sunshine Coast News  reserves Ihe right to classify  advertisements under appropriate headings and determine  page location. The Sunshine  Coast Ne��s also reserves the  right to revise or reject any  advertising which in thc opinion  of thc Publisher is in questionable taste. In Ihe event lhat  any advertisement is rejected,  the sum paid for thc advertisement will be refunded.  ffW  ED ADVERTISING  Minimum $2.50 per 4 line Insertion. Each  additional line 50C, or use our economical 3  weeks for the price of 2 rate. This offer is made  available for private individuals.  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS  ARE FREE  Birth Announcements, Lost and Found  No billing or telephone orders are accepted  except from customers who have accounts with  us or who live outside the Sunshine Coast.  Caih, cheques or money orders must accompany  all classified advertising.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  ALL FEES PAYABLE  PRIOR TO INSERTION.  J ��� Please mall to Coast News, Classifieds,  1   Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0.  |   Or bring In person to  CLASSIFICATION:  ���   the Coast News Office In Gibsons.                  Eg. F  :or Sale, For Rent, etc.  n  il M.I II 11        _  ���  i            -  ���  !                                                                          -L-  1  1          -               I  1  l3I  I  [III            II  1978   Mazda   GLC.   Excellent 22 ft. Sangster craft cabin cruiser,  condition. Low mileage $3500. Mahogany cabin. 9.S Merc auxil.  Day phone 8864463, after 7 p.m. Volvo inboard, outboard. $5900.  886-8345 #48 886-7469 after 6 p.m. #49  1970 white Freightliner. 318  Detroit 13 apd. Fuller. 444 rears,  sleeper. Dual exhaust. S.W.B.  tach. in frame overhaul 60,000  miles. $9700. 886-7469 after  6p.m. #49  1969 Plymouth Satellite, good  condition with extra engine.  Phone 883-9482 #S0  '72 Chev. Sub.  $950,886-9339  V. ton V-8 auto.  #S0  V  AUTOMOTIVE  Your TOYOTA Dealer  PARTS ft SERVICE  Open Mon - Sat, 9-5  DL #5848  $3v995.oo  1976  Chev. Monza  2 Dr. Coupe H/T  Std. 52,000 miles  S2.995.oo  1973  Dodge P/U  6 Cyl. Std.  '3.595.00  1976  Datsun 710  4 Dr. Sdn. Std.  '2,195.00  1973  Ford Pinto  2 Dr. Sta/Wgn.  $3,295.oo  1975  Chev. Nova  4 Dr. Sdn.  Auto. P.S.P.B.  $3,995.00  1978  Ford Fiesta  Liftback  2 Dr. Std.  36,000 Km.  Days: 886-7919  Eves: 886-7430  Hwy. 101 &  Payne Rd. Gibsons  22 FT. SANGSTER  WIIH MOORAGE  Dolphin model-sounder-CB AM/  FM, cassette. 188 Merc, 200 hrs.  Call to view. 886-9177 #50  OMC LEG  Rebuilt bottom end leg tilt motor  new   clutch   assembly,   prop.  $800 OBO. #50  18' double end Turner Lifeboat  red cedar on white oak outboard  motor bracket. 885-3351 #48  B.C. Yuhon  SAVE TAX DOLLARS  INCORPORATE  LOW COST, FAST  for further info, phone THE LAW  SHOPPE TOLL FREE 112-800-  663-3035 (In Vancouver area call  687-2442) Charges and Master-  charge welcome.  "Legal  Help  You Can Afford".  DIVORCE  LOW COST, FAST  for further info, phone THE LAW  SHOPPE TOLL FREE 112-800-  663-3035 (in Vancouver area call  687-2442) Chargex and Master-  charge welcome. "Legal Help  You Can Afford"  RAW GOLD FLAKES, 15 grains  85% pure. Displayed in attractive  gift package. Excellent gift or  keepsake! Send $19.95 to Gold  Flakes, Box 1187, Grand Forks,  B.C. V0H1H0 #48  1973 GMC four wheel drive tow  truck, one ton dual rear wheels;  Holmes 480 Twin Boom Wrecker,  hydraulic snow plow. International 1600 four wheel drive  truck, new Holmes 500 twin  boom. Wrecker C&T Rentals  Ltd., Phone 635-6174, 4630  Lakelse Ave., Terrace, B.C. V8G  1R2. #49  WANTED EXPERIENCED  TELEVISION SERVICE TECHNICIAN for all makes and models. Also able to service stereo  equipment, radio shack experience an asset, will be in  charge of own shop Including  paperwork. Apply Taks Home  Furnishers Box 270, Golden, B.C.  VOA 1H0 or phone Art 344-2728  #49  TOWING  Hilltop Service  SM-S4I4  ���86-8344  886-7468  Opportunities  Wanted. Major expansion plans  require that I seek a working  partner. Individual must have  considerable experience in organizing and managing a high  volume general auto repair shop.  Good working knowledge of auto  mechanics a must. This is a bona-  fide opportunity for the right  person. Investment required  $30,000. 886-7469 after 6 p.m.  Ask for Bill. #49  marine  B.C. Vuhon  LINO-AMERICAN FLYER (O)  gauge and standard gauge  electric trains. Phone Larry 438-  3647 (collect). Please give description and number on trains #48  LOG HOMES AND CABINS.  Daybreak Construction Ltd. For  brochure or further information  contact George Donovan, Box 777  100 Mile House, B.C. VOK 2E0.  Phone 395-2867 (days) 397-2735  (evenings) TFN  MAKE MONEY in your spare  time. Learn Income Tax preparation. For free brochure, no  obligation, write U&R Tax  School, 1345 Pembina Highway,  Winnipeg, Manitoba. R3T 2B6  LARGE DELUXE CONDO on  Mount Washington for rent.  Everything included. Close to all  chairs and cross country trails,  sleeps 8. Minimum two nights.  Phone 245-4920 #49  RSF ENERGY WOOD HEATERS  and furnaces. For further information and your closest dealer  write Boi 3637 Smithers, B.C.  VOJ 2N0. Phone 847-4301. Dealer  enquiries invited. #48  CONTRACT FALLERS REQUIRE  FALLING & BUCKING contract.  References available on request.  For quotation call 724-3731, 8:00  a.m. - 4:30 p.m, evenings and  weekends call 723-3291 or 723-  9324 #48  NEEDLECRAFTERS NEEDE  Enjoy your stitchery while earning generous weekly commissions I Demonstrating our quality  kits is fun and easy; we train. No  inventory, no collection or sorting, no deliveries! For details  and catalogues contact: The  Creative Circle, c/o Sally Walters, RR#1, S-30, C-l Castlegar,  B.C. V1N 3H7. Phone 365-5094  COLLECTORS PLATES ALL  NEW and back issues. Over 300  plates, on display. B.C. Plate  Gallery, 4679 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C. Phone 437-3432.  Visa, Mastercharge. #49  IF YOU ENJOY GARDENING, do  it year round, using an aluminum  and glass greenhouse! Write for  free brochure to: B.C. Greenhouse Builders, 7425 Hedley  Ave., Burnaby, B.C. V5E 2R1.  Mail orders now available.     #48  B.C. Vuhon  Northern Company short of funds  to continue placer lease in  Dawson area, Yukon. Capital  needed in return for share of  gross. Serious inquiries only  Box 4218, Whitehorse, Yukon.  Y1A3T3. #48  LIVE-IN MOTHERS HELP re-  quired for West Vancouver  home. Two young children,  drivers licence required. Willing  to train. Phone 926-5024        #48  Legal  Property  Prime building lot $26,500 with  creek and privacy in back.  Creekside Cres. Ph. 886-7859 #48  Five acres bottom land southern  exposure, 4 bdrm. deluxe house,  sauna seats 10. For further Info.  886-2447. No agents please.    #48  Wanted: View lot or acreage,  Langdale to Redrooffs. 886-7889  Wanted to buy - small acreage  with dwelling for young family  just starting out. 885-9969    TFN  1/2 acre new 3 bedroom 1600 sq.  ft. home on Browning Rd. Phone  builder 885-2756 #49  Wanted to Buy. Young married  couple wanting to move to  Gibsons/Sechelt require a nice  two bedroom home with fireplace.  Call collect 112-874-7770        #48  Wanted to Buy. West Sechelt to  Redrooffs 2 or 3 bedroom home  with basement or workshop  12-1600sq. ft. l'/i bath. Privacy.  883-2442 #48  NOTICE  TO  CREDITORS  IN THE ESTATE OF  FRANKLIN CLAUDE  CARSON, LATE OF  SECHELT, B.C.  NOTICE    it    hereby  given   lhat   Creditors  and  others  having  claims   against   the  estate  ol the above  deceased are hereby  required to send particulars thereof lo the  Executrix  Irene Mary  Carson, at 201 Teredo  Square, Sechelt, B.C.  VON SAO, on or belore  December 31,  1980  alter which date Ihe  Executrix   will  distribute the said estate  among parties entitled  thereto, having regard  only to claims ol which  she then has notice.  Irene Mary Carson  Executrix  By Her Solicitor  Hugh W.Jones  ir-  Buying  Selling  Moving  or  Just Dreaming  The Sunshine Coast  REALTOR  will help you do it.  Available at  Realty offices.  Campers & RV s  Used Campers (for import pickups), excellent condition. Priced  for quick sale.  La Caravanna,  7 days a week. 885-9626.       TFN  23 ft. self-contained 5th wheel  trailer, air conditioner, auto,  awnings u or w/o Ford 250  auto, truck. Can be seen at Bob  St. Denis', Park Ave., Roberts  Creek. Phone 885-3350 #48  1977 11' Frontier sleeps 6. 3-way  fridge, bathroom, stove, hydraulic jacks. Much more. $4,650  886-9154 TFN  Trauel  WAIKIKI  2 bed. 2 bath. 1 blk. to beach and  international market, Kings Alley  Mrs. Finlay 885-2094 or 936-'444    #48.  Sturdy F.G. planing hull 27' long  8'4" beam. Make good Gillnetter  or Cruiser. Price $5800. firm.  Frank Lee Madeira Park 883-2607  #49  " IAN MORROW & CO. LTD.  Marine Surveyors, condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433, 886-9458.  T.F.N.'  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition am*  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone: 885-9425, 885-1  9747, 885-3643, 886-9546. T.F.N.'  12' Alum. Boat 4Vi h.p. Johnson  with tank and oars. $1,500.  886-7877 between 1-6 p.m.     #49  Play Santa!  There's someone on your  Christmas list who would  enjoy the Coast News.  Why not send them  a gift subscription?  ���V  Name.  Adress  Town_  .Postal Code.  Send cheque or money order payable to:    Coast News  Box 460  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  I  *m 91   '��  ������ W 1  lilt >w*n^pM^Piippp|��pM|  Coast News, December 2, 1980  F T"  Sound under siege  Continued from Page One  Jyrrkancn stated that present planning policies, under  which areas of the estuary are  used for widely divergent  purposes, "nickle and dime  such areas to death" by breaking them up piecemeal.  Jyrrkancn recommended  that the strongest pressure be  brought to bear on Federal  Fisheries Minister Romeo  LeBlanc and Environment  Minister Jim Roberts, since the  federal government is empowered both to protect the  habitat of the salmon and to  create parks "in perpetuity".  The meeting also heard a  report from Society researcher  Jennifer Owen indicating that  tankers   loaded   with   liquid  natural gas may soon be  moving regularly in and out of  Howe Sound. Owen stated that  Dome Petroleum Ltd. has  recently concluded ��� deal to  supply liquid natural gas to  Japan. One proposal currently  under study by the Company,  Owen said, would see LNG  brought by pipeline from  Alberta to Britannia, where  Dome owns 500 acres, to be  loaded aboard tankers bound  overseas.  Owen quoted a number of  official reports, including a  1978 Department of Fisheries  study that rates Britannia "one  of the riskiest ports in all of  Washington and B.C.", and all  of which pointed out the high  risk involved in the loading of  Thc usual prize of 55.00 will bt awarded to the first name drawn  from the barrel which correctly locates the above. Send your  entries to tht Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons. Last wttk's winner,  from a heavy entry, was Louist Higgs, Box 196, Sechelt who  corrtctly located Harry Roberts unfinished Chak Chak 111 at  Cockburn Point on Nelson Island.  Guett Where Mallbag  Coast News,  Gibsons  Your "Guess Where" picture  in the Coast News dated  November 25, is located at  Cape Cockburn, on S.W.  Corner of Nelson Island. The  property there is the former  home of late Mr. L.H. Roberts,  and was known as "Sunray".  The boat shown as a derelict  was the 3rd Chak-Chak, built  by Mr. Roberts, and was to be  known as Chak-Chak HI.  Due to his old-age and  problems of caring for the boat,  it was never launched, eventually dry-rot set in and the  boat was abandoned.  I personally worked on the  construction of this ship and it  is a sad story.  Yours truly,  C.J. Merrick,  Roberts Creek, B.C.  Highways says Elphie  crosswalk 'not needed9  by Maryanne West  Presenting his concern for the need for a crosswalk between  Elphinstone and Andy's Drive-In to the School Board, Ben  LePage refused to be put off by the negative attitude of the  Department of Highways.  "We do not consider a crosswalk is warranted nor would it be  utilized properly", Highways was quoted as saying.  LePage expressed himself as 'willing to paint it himself, if  necessary'.  Chairman Douglas replied that the Board has approached the  Department of Highways on several occasions, and that a  crosswalk in front of Elphinstone will have to be considered in the  larger aspect of pedestrian crossings at Sunnycrest.  Hopefully the department is giving thought to the control of  traffic and pedestrian use in the whole area and will act before a  tragedy occurs. In the meantime it was suggested that it would  help if speed limits were enforced.  LNG. Owen pointed out that a  loaded LNG tanker has the  explosive force of a I megaton  nuclear bomb and asked, "Do  we want these floating bombs  moving around in Howe  Soundr  The third presentation of the  meeting was the recently completed Gambier Island Preservation Society film "Gambier:  Island in Jeopardy". Introduced by retiring Gambier  Trustee Elspeth Armstrong,  the film illustrated the scope of  open-pit mining operations of a  size comparable to that which  20th Century Energy Corp. has  indicated might be established  on the island. In the course of  the film, which featured interviews with University of Victoria Chancellor Dr. Mctag-  gart-Cowan and Robert  "Relic" Clothier of the CBC  "Beachcombers" series, directors of summer camps on the  island, w (jo currently provide  an outdoor experience for  thousands of lower mainland  children each year, clearly  expressed their belief that such  heavy industrial activity would  be incompatible with the  activities now provided and  that the camps would deforced  to more remote locations.  Following the film, Armstrong pointed out that though  the Provincial government has  downplayed the possibility of a  mine, claiming the ore is too  low-grade to make mining  economically feasible, "the  government said the same thing  about the Bethlehem, Endako  and Brenda mines, now all  producing more than 20,000  tons per day."  Water leases (cont'd.)  11. The construction of unsightly solid walled boathouses with  metallic roofing are a chronic source of complaint in our small  congested coves and harbours. These structures should be  prohibited when licences or leases arc issued. Modest open  covered floats which arc without any offensive visual impact may  be approved at the discretion of the Approving Officer.  12. Buoy moorage should be regulated by a permit to be issued  subject to comment by locally elected officials. Permits should be  regulated within the spirit of thc guidelines.  885-9666     SlVaDSOD'S    885-5333  DisPatch     Swanson's Excavating Ltd.   Accounts  Box 172,  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  Bach-Hoes  EKcauator  A Fine Gift for Christmas Giving!  Treat your friends & family  to  The 1981 Sunshine Coast  Historical Calendar  The early history of the Sunshine Coast has  been tastefully captured in well reproduced  photographs, complete with story line by local  historian Lester R. Peterson. The cover  illustration is a reproduction of a pen & wash  drawing by well-known artist Robert Jack.  -sj&Sr  *��� '\  S.  i��a��-  :%l  10,  rQ/*.  '*,  I��  Available at:  Gibsons: Sechelt:  Fawkes Books The Bookstore  Books & Stuff  Western Drugs  Coast News  NDP Bookstore  Only  $3.95  Mailing Envelope Included  Pender Harbour:  Madeira Park  Pharmacy  "The company can wait us  out," she said, "They've  done enough work to keep their  claims in good standing for  years, and it costs them no  more than $3 per acre per year  to do so. The only way to  remove the threat is to get the  government to stop mineral  exploration on the island now  and to reclassify the island,  preventing mineral exploration  and mining in the future."  The film "Gambier: Island in  Jeopardy" is now available to  interested groups or educational institutions, at no charge, in 16 mm film or video  cassette form, by contacting  Elspeth Armstrong at 224-  7678.  The Save Howe Sound  Society, which began in 1972 as  a small concerned citizens  committee and officially became a Society in February of  this year, now has 387 members. Directors of the Society  were surprised and pleased by  the heavy attendance at Wednesday's meeting, though the  absence of Attorney General  Allan Williams, MLA for West  Howe Sound, was noted.  Williams did not reply to the  invitation to attend the meeting.  * ���): -ff. -)(Jt ���)(. # ���)-. ^ H: * * * *��� ��������  NDP  *oP*sr��^  Gibsons H.irh. in Air.i  Greal Canadian and  Brit'Sh papei backs  ElflfSHEfSfflHS  feTOMWENn  EWORLD  Cowrie St. Sechelt  .885-5858  IMPERFECTS0  Rroers  fl��Lff  �� �� @ �� �� �� �� �� �� @ ��#  DISCOUNT  PRICES!  Expansion Sale  Now over 5,000 sq. ft. of Floor Space  full of Merchandise to choose from at  Fantastic Savings!  ��� Moffat $$&  miCROWAUE  (Meal in One)  Model #MUC 1010  ��� mcClary  FRIDGE  16 cu. ft. Frost Free  Almond  (2 only)  Model #YRF-1629  McClary  * DRYER  White  Model #YDG 1148  &  &  $599.00  ��  Open Mon  Gibsons  (Nexttc  McClary  ��� DISHWASHER *** __.  ?:;, $429.0��  Model # YKB 1220 ^��� w ���  Many More Unadvertised  SPECIALS!  HOME  FURNISHINGS  - Sat., 9 am. - 5 pm  mi Mikes) 886-9733  ��966����069������ The November sun sets early on the west side of Nelson Island. This picture is taken inside Hidden Basin down through the narrow opening  and towards the setting sun. Picture by John Burnside.  BUYING PROPERTY ON THE SUNSHINE COAST  (Editor's Note: The lollowing series of articles were written by Mr. Dennis Shuttleworth, a practicing  engineer who now lives in Davis Bay. After retiring from the Royal Canadian Navy in 1970, he chose the  Sunshine Coast on which to settle. This choice was made after extensively studying possible locations from  throughout the world. Mr. Shutlleworth's findings coupled with his refreshing "engineer's" point of view are  as pertinent today as they were in 1970. Anyone wishing a reprint of this series in its entirety may obtain a  copy at Anderson Realty, Cowrie St., Sechelt, B.C.)  Though both are in climate zone 9a, there are some differences between Victoria  and here. The first is wind which strikes Victoria hard and often with an uninterrupted  buildup from the open Pacific, and whose effects are visible on every tree near the  sea. In our area, Mt. Elphinstone has a similar effect to a turbine blade and deflects a  lot of the wind to the greater comfort of all.  A thirty year average rainfall comparison shows Victoria with 26" per year while this  area is 37". Surprisingly, it takes Victoria 143 days to collect its 26", and only 129 for  the 37" to fall here. This gives an extra 14 days of dry weather to the Sunshine Coast.  The snow fall comparison shows little difference-11.5" for Victoria against 12"  here. All these figures are the average of the years 19311960 and may not reflect  future conditions if the California current continues to increase its temperature.  An infrequently asked question, but important to keen gardeners, is the number  of growing days per year. Plants stop growing at temperatures below 43 degrees F., so  the number of growing days has a large effect on the types of plants which can be  grown. The best estimate for this area is about 270 growing days per year or roughly  nine months.  So far, mosl of f he comparisons have come out in favor of the sunshine CoasI but in  one vital aspect we fare badly. This is the shape of the area, which is roughly 60miles  long with an average width of 2-3 miles. This makes it a nightmare for local  government, since all services will cosl their maximum, while serving a minimum of  people. A circular area is the cheapest, and a square is not too different. An identical  situation arises as a result of the shape of a house and a consequent change of  material and labour costs. This will be dealt with in detail later.  Assuming that the Sunshine Coast is to be the place for retirement, despite its one  or two disadvantages, the next step is a carefully chosen location. Nothing changes in  the selection process already described for large areas except the scale, the only thing  to point out is that there are several microclimates between Port Mellon and Egmont,  and three, even, between Gibsons and Sechelt. Anyone wishing a detailed scientific  explanation can write to the Agrometeorological Section of the Plant Research  Divison, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, Ont. For the rest of us, try a winter drive  Irom Gibsons to Davis Bay and spot the weather changes at Gibsons cemetery and  near McCullough Rd. at Wilson Creek. It would be interesting and useful to know if it  was always this way or whether, and when, there has been a change in these points.  Next let us look at the things which make the difference between a good lot and a  poor one.  Since this is not an attempt to sell anything, there will be no mention of specific  areas. Instead, it will discuss the fundamental principles, and leave the reader to  decide whether to apply or reject them on the next lot hunting trip.  Surprisingly, the first principle is the solidity of the ground itself. Well designed  structures stay up, in part, because the ground beneath them is capable of taking their  weight. An obvious case would be a lot in a swamp under five feet of water. The  answers would be to drain the swamp, build a very large "mattress" foundation to  spread the load, or do what the great Isambard Brunei did at London docks, and  designthe building as a ship. All these solutions are very expensive and beyond the  normal purpose.  Another example of unsafe ground is often seen on steep slopes. All ground tends  to lie at its own natural angle for its type, which engineers call the angle of repose. If  this angle is increased by cutting away earth, or by undercutting by tide or flood, there  is an ever present risk of a slide with often fatal results. Such conditions have, and do  occur on the Sunshine Coast and your local planner, buildinginspector, surveyor and  some real estate agents have been approached with a view to a meeting to devise an  incident map of such occurrences and make it available for inspection.  To be continued  COAST  #VANCOUVER ISLAND  Nanaimo Wtoro '.'.'   '������:'.-;���; Sunshine Co.ist Realtor, Novembei 28, I9W)  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING  CENTRE  886-2277  l    IBSONS   ^AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD.  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  682-1513  HOMES  R.R. #2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  HOMES  HOMES  LANGDALE RIDGE: Quality built executive  home on private Davidson Road cul-de-sac lias  just commenced construction. Excellent view in  area of new homes. This three bedroom home will  have 1736 square feet of finished living area plus  an unfinished basement. Exlra features include 2  full bathrooms, fireplace and wet bar in living  room, large study or 4th bedroom. Master  bedroom is 13 x 16 plus walk-in closet. Shake  roof, sundeck with southern exposure. Kitchen  eating area plus dining room. Post and beam  structure with vaulted wood ceilings. Come in  and view the plans for this exciting home.  $127,500.  FIRCREST RD: Three bedroom family home.  Master bedroom, with 2 piece ensuite. Concrete  sidewalk and stairs, Twin seal windows  throughout. R20 insulation in walls and ceiling and  Airtight heater in basement contribute to making  this a warm and economical home. $68,500  LAWSON RD: West Sechelt. View with access  to the water across the street. A little TLC and  this four bedroom home could be a winner. Sitting  room with fireplace. Large 60 x 180 cleared lot.  $83,900.  SCHOOL RD: Executive home nearing  completion in excellent Gibsons location.  Features include sunken living room, 2'_  bathrooms, double attached garage, paved  driveway, 2x6 construction, shake-roof, master  bedroom with fireplace and ensuite.  CHERYL ANNE PARK RD: Roberts Creek.  Gorgeous split level executive home in  prestigious Cheryl-Anne Park in Roberts Creek.  Features fully landscaped grounds on private no  through road, 2 car carport, concrete drive and  lots of trees for more privacy. This custom built,  quality built home also features double windows  with screens, heatilator fireplace, earth stove,  heated crawl space, 2 ensuite bathrooms plus  large 4 piece, Teak panelling, top quality wall to-  wall carpets throughout, 3 large bedrooms, den,  large kitchen, rec room, sundeck, patio, outside  workshop and much much more. Phone for  appointment to view anytime. $104,500.  NORTH RD: Four bedrooms in this cedar clad  home. Keep cozy with a parlor stove fireplace,  Location offers schools and chopping close by.  This won't last long at ihe asking pi ice oi $69,500  WHARF RD: Sechell flW^two bedroom  home on targe JfiM^C Sdfce ftean view and  village liMBfci/mMAihjiB^ ideal starter,  rPiiiPmgA^MffigJn^nJiQperty. All services  available. iWfHlO  MARINE DR: Two bedroom startup,ur  retirement   home  on  Chekwelp Reserve  Triangular shaped lol. Expansive view of harbour  area, could be greatly improved with jusi a few  modifications. $22,500. ,  MISSION RD: Semi waterfront, Wilson Creek,  Cozy, warm little home in the beautiful Wilson  Creek, Davis Bay area. Just a few steps Irom the  ocean and adjacenl to Chapman Creek and  probably the nicest beach on ihe coast in Davis  Bay. The cabin is in excellent shape with oil stove,  electric heat, good insulation. Outside large trees  for privacy, most landscaping done and good  outbuilding. This is*your perfect hideaway with  the paid lease to 1994. $35,900  MAPLEWOOD; Nicely kept three bedroom  home in convenient village location. Lush green  lawn surrounds expansive deck in backyard with  a keyhole view of the strait. An expanded deck  could easily be built lo capture southern view of  Georgia Strait. Fully fenced rear yard and quiet  neighbourhood and with lane entry make this an  ideal location for the young family or retired.  Sunken living room off of dining area with  additional eating area in targe kitchen. Phone to  view this quality built home. $82,900  LOOKOUT Ayl^Ssi frlu Bay Tht  perfect hu*�� ���at%i��nwjA^ large family  Adjacent %Bhv3^Plfiniiree bedroom will  ensuite ha^ROO square feet up and a self  contained in-law suite down. Large landscaped lot  is the only developed piece in the area. Nc  comparisons at $70,000.   NORTH RD: Over % acre of nicely landscaped  privacy, yet close to schools and shopping. Use il  as a hobby (arm or just a place with room to move  This gold medallion home uses cedar feature  walls and ceilings to give it that warm comfortable  feeling. The main house has 2 bedrooms while the  adjacent guest house provides the third bedroom.  Large carport could easily be converted into a  family room. Excellent value. $79,900.  HOMES ON ACREAGE  ��ih  REED RD: Attractive in all seasons, '1.78 acres  mostly cleared. Stalls for 3 horses, chicken house  mid run. Shake roof holing hjjsihree bedrqprps  .arge antique brick -fireplace?-fetira large dininc  ooVn andtt custom flftfajtal$129,900.  ROBERTS CHEEK: SS acte Countr_ Eslale  Log construction, owner built, deluxe 4 bedroom  home. Features include a forced an heating  system oil or wood fired, sauna located off the  masler bedroom ensuile. Family room, custom  huili kilchen, formal dining room wilh fireplace.  Covered by a heavy shake rool with sky lights.  $179,000  HANBURY RD: Completely fenced 4.63 acre  parcel complemented by selective clearing and  landscaping. Approximately 3 acres in grass,  gardens, fruit trees and meadowM^ie remaining  acreage in tall limbfp^tf rotfc cnek and pond  are  spring^A. ffenCKWX&jWs aplenty for  bedroom h&mr\^. wood healed wnh electric  backup foi low fuel bills. School bus slops on the  paved toad oul hunt One nl the nicest developed  pieces available, truly an idyllic spot lot that  dream home. $94,900  GAMBIER ISLAND: Island Retreat or Year  Hound 1 acre on Gambier Harbour Road. 500  yards (rum the Isle Cultural Centre (Legion). This  work ol love fealures cedar vaulted ceiling,  gourmet kitchen, centre fireplace, two bedrooms,  1!_ baths, wall to wall carpets and many olher  features. Carport or boat port with workshop, 2  water systems, 220 volt power. 800 square feel of  decks You have to see this. $75,000.  ACREAGE  PRATT RD: 10 acres flat land. Some clearing has  been done. Size 330 x 1230. House on land is an  old timer but sound. $125,000.  SAKINAW LAKE: Here is 35 acres with 800 feet  on the lakefront, accessible from Garden Bay  Road or by waler. Timber on, good moorage and  adjacent lots have cabins on. South-west  exposure. $125,000.  LOCKYER & GRAUMAN RD: Absolutely  fantastic 5.8 acres well Ireed parcel with beautiful  year round creek. Choose Irom numerous  building siies and construct your home with wood  from the property. Priced to sell fast al $65,000.  INVESMENT-COMMERC1AL-REVENUE  MARINE DR.: Bals Block. Commeicial building  in Lower Gibsons. 5 rental units generating a very  good return. Building has potential for further  development. For details contact us now.  $190,000.  INVESTMENT COMMERCIAL REVENUE  ELSON GLASS: Excellent business in growing  community. Year end statistics available tc  qualified purchaser. Exciting business oppor  lunily in expanding area. Excellent location  SI 80,001)  LOTS  SCHOOL RD: View lot close to every  convenience of Gibsons Village. Partially  landscaped. Some very nice ornamental trees.  $35,500.  CHARMAIN & GOWER PMknlex on large  view lol in Gjhyin^W^M. NAlsyu'TLC hut  slructuralij^^rft litwiMefrPw^iicplacesand  good view aHj-W^y#Pff- ed .11 $79,500  YMCA RD: In  SnllH'VH  $12,900  GOWER PT & MARBLE RD: View lot one  block Irom be.ti h Si/e 1(18 ��IK Tins is a  Iv.uitrliil lii.r;. ,j kiuUiCmiiAriaxpowrea  c" ' ''���'; ^0\jW"'Georg,a  bl \ ���'^^���^^(iiiffTlydro. cablevision,  Witt- 1 : ji %*+��� loi. Assume 12".. Agreement  I" No    |9ffi $33,900 Firm.  - In  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  STEVE     ANNE       JOHN  SAWYER GURNEY HANSON  .886-7678 886-2164 886-8295  TERRI      GREG       GARY DAVE        JON    LORRIE      ARNE  HANSON  GRANT PUCKETT ROBERTS MCRAE GIRARD PETTERSEN  886-8295 886-7204 886-9508    886-8040 885-3670886-7760   886-9793 Sunshine Coast Realtor, November 28, 1980 Sunshine Coosl Reullur, Novumbui 28. 198H  BOX 1490,  WHARF ROAD  SECHELT, B.C.  VON-3A0  Gntuw,.  iff!    nm ZA  CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  PHONE  885-2235  VANCOUVER  689-5838  (Toll Free)  HOMES  $m<&  'Tin  ��!  ml___Ql   *, j  QUICK LIKE A BUNNY!!! No. 457  And you can get into this 1200 sq. ft. 3 bedroom  home in Selma Park. The view is fantastic and the  lease only $600 a year. You'll kick yourself if you  miss this one at $35,000. Call Bill Walkey at 885-  5327.  "'**'!*50<��iT-SB  GIBSONS No. 541  Looking for small acreage. Privacy plus custom  built home! Curved driveway leads to 3-bedroom  post and beam home with attached carport.  Quality ash cabinets in kitchen, skylight, L-  shaped dining and living room, heatilator brick  fireplace, laundry off the kitchen 2-pc ensuite.  Cedar ceiling throughout the house. Patio,  vegetable garden, fruit trees $105,000. Call Eva  Carsky to view this lovely property at 886-8194 or  886-7126.  iMOW  STEAL IT FOR $28,500 No. 607  | Well maintained 3 bedroom home electric heat  assisted by Fisher for the budget minded. Low  .cost homeownership entitles you to the home,  i-stove & fridge, Fisher and the ground rental for at  | least a further 15 year term, in present lease. A  practical idea for the young family "Bob Kent"  .885-9461..    - n   -,���      ��� ���   , .-,    r. 'm  CAN YOU BEAT THIS ONE? No. 576  The answer's no! Such a five acre parcel you  should have. If you consider the new 1200 sq. ft.,  two bedroom cedar home with a view, it's  unbelievable lhat such a prize is only-$120,000.  Come one, come all, better still, call Bill Walkey at  8855327.  mjk.i  SPECTACULAR VIEW! No. 615  Of lush green snowcapped mountains mirrored  in blue waters ol Porpoise Bay! Enjoy this  stunning view from cozy living room or from  expansive sundeck. This three bedroom well kept  home has heatilator lireplace, spectacular view  Irom living room, dining room & kitchen,  landscaping, roomy modern kitchen & large  basement. For more details call Rita Percheson  885-5706. $89,000.  PERFECTION IN RURAL LIVING! No. 568  Everything you possibly want is here 0.97 acre,  view and 2x6 constructed quality built home.  Sunken living room, family room, den plus 3 good  size bedrooms. Quality carpets throughout,  parquet floor in dining room and kitchen. Sunny  south exposure with large sundeck to enjoy the  summer. Must be seen! To view or more  information call Eva at 886-8194 or 886-7126.  ���'*  WATERFRONT  SAKINAW RETREAT  No. 595  You can be as quiet as you wish al this attractive and comfortable  lakeside home just 5 minutes by boat from the launching area. Big 6  acre parcel in it's natural state, ample sleeping room (up to'9)  furnished home with boathouse under, dock and big sundeck. For  more information on this rare property going at just $74,900 call  Chuck at 885-9374 or Bert 885-3746.  HOMES  ANOTHER QUALITY HOME  BY KRAMAC CONSTRUCTION    No. 621  This rancher features a heatilator brick fireplace.  Brick and siding exterior, Extra large living room  window and sliding door off dining room. Very  good quality throughout on a partially treed lot in  quiet area, great for outdoor living and children,  $76,900. C. Dowman 885-9374.  QUALITY & QUANTITY No. 539  All the joys of rural living caftbe yours here in this  executive split level home of over 2800 sq. ft. of  finished area. Formal dining area, 12' floor to  ceiling fireplace, spiral staircase, spacious 23 x 14  kitchen, and 4 bedrooms add up to everything  you're looking for in a quality home for your  family. The pets are taken care of too with over 9  acres of selectively cleared romping room. What  more could you want for the listed price of  $230,000. Lynda Hickman 886-7352.  SECHELT TOWNHOUSE  PANORAMIC VIEW  Luxurious 2 level townhouses on Ihe upper level are large living ���  dining room with vaulted ceiling and heatilator fireplace, also den  and powder room. Kitchen has stove, (ridge, dishwasher &  garburator. The lower level has 3 bedrooms, bathroom & laundry  room with washer & dryer. Balconies on both levels where you can  relax and enjoy the spectacular view. Many other features. Priced  at $83,500. Inspect this unit to-day with Lynn Wilson at 885-5755.  BEAT THE EVER INCREASING COSTS  OF VACATIONS  ��� Your purchase of an interval ownership condominium at  Whistler Mountain will allow you to have tomorrow's  vacation at today's prices.  ��� Your Whistler condominium will give you the security of a  registered title.  ��� Your Whistler condominium will give you vacation  flexibility by allowing you to exchange your vacation time at  Whistler for equal time in many other countries.  ��� Your Whistler condominium may be purchased for prices  ranging from $3,500 to $15,900 per week.  ��� Call Pat Parker at 885-2235 (Days) or 885-5615 (Evenings)  for more information.  DYNAMIC VIEW OF  HOWE SOUND No. 578  Exclusive 1.5 acres of waterlront with year round  deep waler moorage is the ideal setting for this  quality buill rancher, swimming pool and guest  Cottage for your country estate. Asking  $275,000. For more deiails cal! Lynda Hickman  at 886 7352.  HOME AND ACREAGE -  ROBERTS CREEK No. 485  9.42 acres of subdividable ocean view property,  approx. 1 3 cleared, drilled well plus surface well,  pond, small barn and fenced pasture make this  parcel ol land truly beauliful. The 3 bedroom  home has 1520 sq. it. ol living space and is  completely remodelled and the land allows for a  second home. $149,000. Call George Longman  886 8548 for more deiails.  JOHNSON ROAD - LANGDALE    No. 555  Large family looking for value and a view. Four  bedroom full basement home with over 1700 sq.  ft. of finished floor area on each level. Basement  suite is furnished, ready for inlaws or whatever.  Heating bills are no problem here, Franklin  fireplace in basemenl area does the trick.  Vegetable garden in rear helps wnh ihe food bill.  Don't miss this one at $110,000. Lynda 886 7352.  SEE THE SCENE No. 502  You'll realize lhat there are still quality craftsmen  when you see the construction of this beauliful  1500 sq. fi., 3 bedroom home on Seaview. The  view Irom the large deck is breathtaking when  you look up ihe Inlel Extra features include a  heavy duty shake rool over vaulted ceilings wilh  skylights. This is a quality home, take il while il  lasts, the price ol $93,000 is a steal. Call Bill  Walkey at 885 5327  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST  "TWO OFFICES TO SERVE YOU"  LYNDA HICKMAN RUTH MOORE  RITA PERCHESON    PETER SMITH  PAT PARKER LESLIE FITCH  GEORGE LONGMAN    LARRY REARDON Sunshine Coast Realtor, November 28, 1980  PHONE  886-8194  VANCOUVER  689-5838  (Toll Free)  HOMES  ���CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  DENTAL CENTRE       t^  gibsons ^q:  %  HOME AT THE LAKE No. 554 almost new workshop full of equipment, a'guest  Rarely does such an attractive parcel come on the cottage' and several other buildings. Shared  market so be sure you check this one. Very neat moorage at the float directly in front and lots of  916 sq.ft. mobile homeonjust over eight lenthsof flsh in the lake. Oh yesl It's just $80,000. Bert  an acre overlooking Garden Bay Lake with Walker 885-3746.  UNIQUE HOME  WEST SECHELT No. 503  If you want a unique home with quality  throughout this is it. Lots of room, cozy  atmosphere, gourmet kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2%  baths are just a few features. To view call Leslie  Fitch 885-9057.  ROBERTS CREEK-  BEACH AVENUE No. 610  This 1263 sq. ft. home ofleie complete privacy on  nicely landscaped lot with ocean view. Acorn  fireplace and stone patio add to the warmth of this  home. Completely remodelled and priced to tell  at $69,000 Call George Longman 8864548 for  more details.  ACREAGE  ��.��        sin  ���'��r^  "WtT-  ~>i  ..-.  ���������    �����  WEST SECHELT ACREAGE No. 583  12'i acres of southern exposure in West Sechelt.  Hobby farm or market garden a possibility. Just  $60,000. Call Larry Moore at 885-9213.  WEST SECHELT  ACREAGE No. 617, 618 & 619  3 prime pieces of small acreage, all well treed,  gentle southern slope. Services at road and only  ten minutes from Sechelt Village. For more  information call Ed Baker at 8852641 or Larry  Moore at 885-9213. ,  5 ACRES - RUBY LAKE No. 241  Be a land baron on this nicely treed 5 acre parcel  near Ruby Lake. Excellent boating and fishing  nearby. To view call Leslie Fitch 885-9057 or Eva  Carsky 886-7126.  KLEINDALE ACREAGE No. 3884  This residential sub-division offers a number of  fine 2 acre parcels, each in itsown natural setting,  virtually undisturbed save for paved road access.  Located at Kleindale and good fishin^boating  areas and attractively priced from $24,500. You  should see these acreages, available with terms  too. Bert Walker 8853746.  ROBERTS CREEK ACREAGE       No. 620  5.65 acres, hydro pole into building site on  property. Zoned A3D. Hydro easement through  property could make excellent grazing area.  Excellent holding property. Asking $52,000. For  details call George Longman 886-8548.  LOTS  JUST LISTED  Spectacular Inlet view lot on Sandy Hook Road. I  $23,000 firm. Pat Parker 885-5615 or Bill I  J I Walkey 885-5327.  -eS    nnZL  CENTURY NEST RUL ESTATE  AGENTS FOR  MB. MACKENZIE LIMITED  Plans and Brochures available  FREE ESTIMATES  C���� lorry Moon M5-22U  MAIN PENDER  HARBOUR CORNER No. 250  Here's your chance to purchase the most high-  profile, commercial/light industrial, highway  location with over 8/10th acre site I know to be on  the market today. Some terms considered on full  price of $39,000. Bob Kent 8859461.  RECREATION LOT ��� TUWANEK No. 461  Vacation fun can be yours all year round on this  nicely treed lot. Creek flows through property. To  view call Leslie at 885-9057 or Larry Reardon at  885-9320.  OVER HALF ACRE No. 506 & 505  Well treed and great location these two lots are  ideal for your rustic west coast setting on paved  road, hydro & regional water available. Chuck  Dowman 885-9374 or Lynn Wilson 885-5755.  MOSTLY LEVEL No. 572  Another corner site. Recreational area of  Tuwanek. 75' x 110'. Close to sandy beach access  for public. Best of all just $12,000. Details 'Tiny  Bob" 885-9461.  ENDANGERED SPECIES No. 591  Panoramic view of Howe Sound. Selectively  located in scenic Hopkins Landing $25,900. Call  Lynda 8867352 or 886-8194.  ROBERTS CREEK  BUILDING SITE No. 597  .80 of an acre on lovely Roberts Creek, driveway  installed, beautiful evergreen trees provide  privacy between road and cleared building site  offered for sale at $39,000. For details phone  George Longman 886-8548 or 886-8194.  GET ALL THE GOODIES  ASK US 885-2235  ABOUT OUR  "BETTER THAN GOLD"  CENTURY POLICY  REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  GIBSONS 886-8194  SECHELT 885-2235  BILL WALKEY  LYNN WILSON  R.B. "TINY BOB" KENT   ED BAKER  LARRY MOORE  INFLATION HEDGE        . . No. 598  Potential view lot just a hop, skip & a jump from  schools and shopping centre. This choice 50 x 120  building lot a bargain at $25,500. Call Lynda 886  7352 or 8868194.  BE A WEST ENDERI No. 596  The Nob Hill of West Sechelt. The see forever  heights where you get the most of the sun and the'  better views while close to easy ocean access.  Priced this week at $35,000 F.P. One ol the last  available lot ST x 148'. Tiny Bob 885-9461.  ROBERTS CREEK  BUILDING LOT No. 609  Clear & ready to build on half acre lot. Regional  water, hydro, cablevision and paved road at  properties edge. Potential ocean view as  surrounding area develops. Asking $28,500 - call  George Longman 8868548 for more details.  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  PENDER HARBOUR $98,900 No. 350  This 8 acres zoned light industrial and/or other  uses, has great potential. It lies almost opposite .  Francis Peninsula turnoff on both skies of ���  Highway 101 next to the building supply and  ladndromat. It has good water access and is a  fairly flat piece easily developed. Larry Reardon.  885-9320,  LETS GET A BUSINESS! No. 501  You're off to a good start with this growing fabric  store at an affordable price. For further details call  Lynda 886-7352.  TEEKA - BOO No. 575  Or is that BOO ��� TEEK, better stilt try Boutique,  or Antique as in Attic - Pseudonyms haye as  much potential in them as this unique  opportunity in Gibsons to break into the antique  and fabric business. There is a greater than  average return for the shrewd investor who is  willing to apply capital to this lucrative market.  Invest $15,000 by calling Bill Walkey at 885-5327.  COLONEL FLOUNDER... No. 495  Would give his blessing to this Grocery/Hot food  outlet in Garden Bay. The business is one of a  kind in the area, especially when you consider  that for $175,000 you also get a 1200 sq. ft., 2  bedroom home that overlooks the bay. Call Bill  Walkey at 885-5327 for more details.  GOLD MINE! No. 616  A GOLDMINE! Established business with 1st  rate reputation and terrific income stream. New  owner would assume lucrative accounts. Only  business of its kind on the Sunshine Coast!  $85,000. For more details call Leslie Fitch 885-  9057 or Rita Percheson 885-5706.  MECHANIC MANIA... No. 509  Is what you'll get when you see this auto repair  and parts dealership business. The only one of its  kind in the area with a first class return on  investment. Good business, good position, good  potential, good price - $45,000. Call Bill Walkey  885-5327.  EVA CARSKY  BERT WALKER Sunshine Cciiisi Roalior, Novvinbui 28, I'Mi  <%&  &d>_  Mitten Realty Ltd.  Vancouver Toll Free  681-7931  Trail Bay Mall  Box 979  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  885-3295  Conveniently located in Sechelt's Trail Bay Shopping Centre  WATERFRONT  SOMETHING REALLY  SPECIAL $285,000  This magnificent low bank subdividable  waterfront acreage with 168' of beach frontage  is located in popular Roberts Creek. Near  schools and golf course and only a short drive to  Langdale terminal. The architect designed 3  bedroom home with 2% bathrooms (master  ensuite) has the most fantastic view from both  living and dining rooms. Plus fully applianced  Jenn Air kitchen, wrap around sundeck. Guest  Cottage. By appointment only. Corry Ross 885-  9250. #321  SEABREEZE CAMPSITE  Located near Lang Bay this lovely waterfront  campsite with seven cabins and 20 campsites  shows a good return. For details call Don or  Rene Sutherland at 885-9362.  ACREAGE  $130,000  2+ acres of R2L land on Nickerson Road. This  cleared property is in the crest of the ridge.  Home of 1900+ sq. ft. 2 stall barn, tack room,  R.V. parking and work shop. Close to Sechelt  yet allows room for a growing family. Call Don  or Rene Sutherland 885-9362. #339  BROOKS ROAD $97,500  39.3 acres ',_ mile from Halfmoon Bay. Zoning  AlC. Some timber value. Call Emilie Henderson for details at 885-5225. #457  EXCELLENT HOBBY  FARM POTENTIAL  This Roberts Creek acreage lias a commanding  view of Georgia Strait with 300 plus frontage on  Highway 101. Roads, power and water already  in place. To view call Henry Hall 885-2520  Vancouver Toll Free 685-9828. #455  > ROAD $135,000  4.6 acres on outskirts of Gibsons village. 2 bdrm  house with full basement, 64 x 12 mobile, each  with own driveway, horse barn, cleared, fenced.  An opportunity for rural living. Don or Rene  Sutherland have details at 885-9362. #446  PENDER HARBOUR $32,000  Hard to find small acreage. Good building site  and large area for garden. Owner has installed  hydro, water and septic field. Good holding  property. Call Terry Brackett 885-9865. #450  5.18 ACRES - ROBERTS CREEK  Lower side of Hwy 101 near Crowe Road  sloping treed - southern exposure. Creek at  n.w. corner. $70,500- Call Don or Rene  Sutherland at 885-9362. #480  ROBERTS CREEK  Two separate 5 acre blocks near Crowe Road  being sold as one. Year round creek flows  through both blocks. Lovely orchard in small  meadow and some timber. There is no legal  access constructed to this tasty find, but  Highways says road construction on allowance  from 101 may be to any standard satisfactory to  purchaser. A secluded rural setting second to  none. Dal Grauer at 885-3808. #347  PENDER HARBOUR $80,000  Almost 150' total of tideal waterfront on  Gerrans Bay. Beautiful view of harbour. Two  separate lots to be sold as package. Vendor may  carry. Call Emilie Henderson 885-5225 or Don  Lock 885-3730. #447  FLYSPECK ISLAND $30,000  For those who want waterfront in a sheltered  harbour suitble for tying up a boat or floatplane  this is it. Piles are in place for your float. Enjoy  total independence. Details with Syd or Frances  Heal at 886-7875.  mm  REDROOFFS^OAD^^^^^  The setting can only be described as  exquisite on this lot of just over an acre.  Level beach, superb views and forest  combine to create a magical and peaceful  environment. A small rustic summer cabin is  located at the southern low elevation of the  property and beside it is a charming terraced  garden. Only minutes away lo the Sunshine  Coast's greatest salmon fishing area - Merry  & Thormanby Islands! The price is right at  $79,500. Contact Bronia at 8859033.8439  A SOUND INVESTMENT  WATERFRONT - GOLD - SILVER  Gold & Silver we don't sell but we offer you a  top investment. 1,000 lineal feet ocean  "waterfront property with 20 subdividable acres  of treed country hillside. For further details call  Henry Hall 885-2520. #462  'WESTSECHEL1 $129,500  Brand new four bedroom nearing completion.  This home features vaulted ceilings in dining  and living room, four spacious bedrooms with  large walk-in closet off the master, expensive  cabinets, double carport as well as stone  fireplace. The view is superb. Property borders  creek and is connected to sewer system. One  would still have time to choose their own  colours in carpeting and paints. Cal Terry  Brackett for a tour of the fine home at 885-9865.  #484  SPRUCE ROAD $69,500  Sparkling clean, large one level home  surrounded by beautiful garden. Concrete  drive, R.V. parking. Call Don or Rene  Sutherland 885-9362. #475  HARBOUR VIEW $65,999  Attractively remodelled 2 b/r older home  centrally located 5 minutes from Langdale.  Good holding property. Please call Corry Ross  885-9250 for appointment to view. #479  ROBERTS CREEK $79,500  Beautiful 3.\ of an acre of country property with a  creek and fruit trees. 1200 sq. ft. 2 b/r home.  Living room is large and cozy with an airtight for  those winter nights. Spacious bright kitchen  with lots of storage here. Extra room ready for  your imagination. Close to beach and schools  and 10 min. to Gibsons. Phone Suzanne for  viewing at 886-8317. #437  WELCOME WOODS  This cozy, cedar home on just over' _ acre has 2  bedrooms, living room with fireplace, kitchen,  dining room & family room, Some of the  features include greenhouse, chicken house, 2  aluminum storage sheds & more. Only  $55,000. Please call Bronia at 885-9033 or Gayle  Adams 883-9364. ��482  HOMES  ���L     A  #    ;  m.m  ��^*��V-M     ___m____M  &' ���    ���*  ;*��y^i  HS-  ���^������Si^BM v*fc i"~"  .i**;'^  ARCHITECT DESIGNED  HOME $150,000  Dream home located high on Francis Peninsula.  Just has to be seen to be appreciated. 2 b/r  formal dining room, family room, living room  with heatilator fireplace, dream kitchen with  two s/s sinks, music room (or 3 b/r) metal tool  shed, hot water heating, fully landscaped and  much, much more. Please call Don Lock 885-  3730 for more details and appointment to view.  #458  $159,600  This desirable West Sechelt view home has  everything - five bedrooms, formal dining room,  two and hall bath, modern kitchen including  Jenaire range, eye level oven, garburator, all  teak cupboards in kitchen. Outside pool (20 x  40). Sundecks and patio together with double  carport complete this deluxe home located on  half acre lot. Bordered by a year round creek.  Please call Don Lock 885-3730 or Terry  Brackett 8859865 for more details on the  beautiful home and also appointment to view.  #440  ROBERTS CREEK $69,500  New 3 bedroom family home on a large private  lot in popular Roberts Creek. Large cozy living  room with a fireplace. Two bathrooms, wrap  around sundeck, close to the beach and school.  Call Suzanne Dunkerton for more information  at 886-8317. #477  SELMA PARK $18,000  Compact one bedroom on lease land in Selma  Park. Short walk to village. Owner will consider  terms of $5,000 down with a minimum monthly  payment of $300. per month at 10% rate of  interest. One year term. Call Terry Brackett for  more information 885 9865. #354  l 1H3E:  2 DOWN - 4 TO GO $69,50J  Fircrest Road, Gibsons is where these six  delightful homes are being buill. Two are now  sold and the others will not last. They have a  common floor plan with 1086 sq. ft. on the main  floor with Ihree bedrooms and a fourth in thc  daylight basement. There are three external  finishes to choose from with usual decorating  and carpet options. These are hot, act now and  contact Syd or Frances Heal 886-7875 or Emilie  Henderson 885-5225. #429/34  COZY, COZY HOME $79.0001  2 b/r home of unusual design located in sunny I  Welcome Wods on'/_ acre treed lot. High ceiling I  in living room allows heat from fjsher wood I  stove  to  circulate   to  all  rooms.  Electric I  baseboard heat as back up. Master bedroom |  has ensuite, with spare room off (office, laundry,  study) of master bedroom. Kitchen is compact I  with counter  top double walled oven  and |  Jenaire Range top. Built-in dishwasher, fridge  and double stainless steel sinks. Wall to wall I  carpet throughout except for parquet flooring in I  entrance. Sundeck is fibreglassed, 1 stall stable,  18 x 8 pond with waterfall, large vegetable  garden and Iruit trees. All this amid the privacy |  the owners have required. Call Don Lock 8  3730 lor appointment. "466 I  MODERN HOME WITH VIEW   $139,900  The ultimate ol city living in the country. Buill [  wilh precision and care this home has many I  interesting leatures, such as fitted wardrobes in |  each ol the 4 bis, two complete bathrooms,  electric holwaler heat, all appliances and new  fireplace. Please call Don Lock 885-3730 lor  more   details   as   to   excellenl   terms   and  appointmenl to view. 8476 |  PENDER HARBOUR  Three levels of gracious living in this well  appointed home in a quiet area. You won't 1  believe the view! Three bedroom and a sunken I  living room, ensuite plumbing, imaginative I  decor, plus large bathroom with sunken tub. f  Privacy galore. This house must be seen! Call I  Terry Brackett lor all details 885 9865. #3891  PANORAMIC VIEW OF  PENDER HARBOUR  This chalet type new construction needs your I  own personal touch to the finishing. 3 large I  bedrooms & 21, baths, spacious living room I  with fireplace all combine to ensure gracious I  living. Call Gayle Adams 883-9364 for details. [  #478 |  PENDER HARBOUR  Gracious rancher; with carport, guest home. I  Many extras including fisher insert, concealed I  lighting in living room and sunlight ceiling in I  kitchen. F.P. includes 18' boat and trailer."  . Phone Gayle Adams at 883-9364 for appoint  ment to view. Pack your bagsand move right in. ,  #459 |  SUPERB VIEW,  SANDY HOOK $125,000 I  Quality and flair is prominent throughout this I  architect designed home. Excellent use of I  skylights and decking give a contemporary [  touch. Spiral staircase to loft and master suite  with its own dressing room, 5 pee bathroom and |  sundeck. Many extras include sunken conversation  pit   in  ceramic  tile,  vaulted  ceilings I  expertly crafted in yellow cedar, large sauna and  shower. See this beautiful 2500 sq. ft. home by |  appointment only with Emilie Henderson at 885  5225. #494 I  WEST SECHELT $145,0001  Truly f��nc of a kind west coast contemporary I  design home. Over 2500 sq. ft. of gracious living I  area includes three spacious bedrooms, two I  fireplaces, lamily and living rooms, two and one I  hall baths. Hot tub, plus a spectacular view I  overlooking Sargeanls Bay, Large lot is over |  one half acre giving ample room for a swimming I  pool or tennis court. This exciting home is truly I  a treat to view. Call Terry Brackett foi f  appointment now! 885 9865. 493 |  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  POWELL RIVER  WEST VANCOUVER  .NORTH VANCOUVER  RAY  DAI  GAYLE  TERRY  CORRY  SYD & FRANCES  HENRY  BERNIER  GRAUER  ADAMS  BRACKETT  ROSS  HEAL  HALL  SALES MGR.  885-3808  883 9364  885-9865  885-9250  886-7875  885-2520 Sunshine Co.ist Realtor, November 28. 1980  Mitten Realty Ltd.^|>  Vancouver Toll Free  885-3295 681-7931  MEMBER OF "RELOCATION SERVICES CANADA" REFERRAL SYSTEM.  WE HAVE A TRADE PLAN FOR HOMES, PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS.  Conveniently located in Sechelt'sTrail Bay Shopping Centre  SUNRISE RIDGE INDUSTRIAL PARK  Partial & Fully Serviced Industrial & Commercial View Lots & Acreage. Next door to Sechelt-  Gibsons Airport. Amalgamation, the proposed marina and proposed new highway make these  excellent holding properties. Invest in Sechelt's future. Call Henry Hall at 885-2520, Toll Free 685-  9828.  NMIIMU  SERVICED C0MMEHCIM ACKUE  HM FUTURE SUIDIVISIOH  EXCtUEM HOUMM POTifflH  MAKE AN OFFER OVER $225,000  Will  M��TI��UY SERVICED INDUSTRIAL  FOR FUTURE SURDIVI1I0R ,  $175,000  $32,900  10T M  I Ml K  $40,000  mmt STRATA WAREHOUSE  OR  FltLD MM   fl1 SECHELT    GIBSONS AIRPORT  FIELD   ROAD     TO SECHELT . GIBSONS AIRPORT  ���LOTS-  FRANCIS PENINSULA $21,000  Side by side view lols. Drive way Irom Lot T  crosses Lol U. Should be sold as package.  Building sile cleared. Call Emilie Henderson at  885 5225 lor informalion. ��471 & 472  TUWANEK  This level, corner lol on Uplands Rd. makes a  perfect   building  site.   Hydro  and  waler  at  roadside. MLS $12,900. Dal Grauer 885 3808.  ��489  WEST PORPOISE BAY $12,900  Nice level lol locaied in Ihe village. This lol is  selectively cleared and ready lo build on. Waler  and hydro. Contact Terry Brackett at'885-9865.  ��287  PENDER HARBOUR $14,500  Treed and level building lol only 5 minutes  walking distance to marina. Call Bronia at 885-  9033 or Gayle Adams 883-9364. ��459  MARLENE ROAD $20,000  Level building lol, lightly treed. Call Don or  Rene 885-9362. ��483  VIEW LOT $25,500  This level lot in desirable Roberts Creek area is  only a short walk to beach access. All services  including cablevision is lo lot line. Fully treed  and in natural state. This lot is ready for your  home. Please call Don Lock 885-3730 for more  deiails. ��490  WEST SECHELT $31,500  Beautiful treed view lot on 1.32 acres in popular  West Sechell. Site approved for septic.  Driveway off highway partially completed. Call  Klaus Roepke at 885-2314 or Henry Hall at 885-  2520. ��4��1  MADEIRA PARK  This lot in Madeira Park is extra large, has a  view, and the vendor will carry 75",. of financing  at 11"... Thc price is only $11,000. Contact  Bronia al 885 9033 or Gayle at 883 9364. K335  SANDY HOOK  Two lots off Skana Crescent must be sold as  one. Together these lots make up 2.11 acres ol  view and woods. Your own little estate? Only  $32,500 for bolh. Dal Grauer 885 3808. ��487  SKYLINE DRIVE $45,000  Fabulous view of Ihe water and the mountains  from this beaulilully Ireed lol. Close to all  amenities. Call Suzanne for more information at  886-8317. ��473  MARLENE ROAD $20,000  Nice building lot 80' x 140' cleared. Just listed,  won't last. Call Don or Rene 885-9362.   #492  SANDY HOOK  Attractive building lot in Sandy Hook. For  details call Don or Rene at 885 9362.      S481  ROBERTS CREEK $29,500  Large lot in this popular area. Septic field has  been installed as well as foundation for a house.  Owner has a set of plans tocomplete the house.  Close to store and schools. This lot is three  quarters of an acre. Call Terry Brackett for  details at 885-9865. ��454  ROBERTS CREEK $60,000  4,3 acres on upper Lockyer Road in Roberts  Creek. Southern exposure with a potential  view. There is a well on the property, driveway  and building site already in also. Call Suzanne  (or viewing 886-8317. ��470  SKYLINE DRIVE $55,000  Beautilul expansive view ol the mountains and  the gap from this large lot on the Blulf-Covered  with Arbutus and Christmas trees. Call  Suzanne for more information 8868317. 8474  WEST PORPOISE BAY  Three lots left in Ihis attractive subdivision.  Nicely treed, close lo arena. $18,500 each. Call  Don or Rene Sutherland al 885 9362-      ��299  POTENTIAL VIEW LOT  LOOKOUT DRIVE $15,000  Sloping lot near Sechelt Areni. Excellent  Investment for the future. Call Henry Hall ai  885 2520 or Klaus Roepke al 885 2314.   "486  ROBERTS CREEK $20,000  Nice cleared building lol. Call Don or Rene  Sutherland for details at 885 9362  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  DAWSON CREEK;  Opportunity and adventure awaits piirchasi'rs  of ihis property which includes;  The Trading Post: retailing native art, furs,  leathers and imported goods. 12 monlh  operations with modern 2 b i home attached,  Fun&eekers: Sales and service outlet (or  Motorski and Kawasaki snowmobiles Catiam  and Kawasaki bikes. Registered Briggs &  Stratton repair depot.  Neighbourhood Pub: Zoning and preliminary  approval granted for 65 seat pub. All businesses  on 3.1 acres of commercially zoned land giving  unlimited potential. All details with Frances or  Syd Heal 886-7875.  ���RECREATIONAL  PROPERTY  WATERFRONT RECREATION  Provincial lease lot and cabin only $500 per year  plus investment in cabin puts you in this unique  water access only property. Lies on Sechelt  Inlet at Carlson Point. Call Don or Rene 885-  9362. **382  CARLSON POINT  Small cabin on provincial lease waterfront. Call  Don or Rene 885-9362. ��382A  PENDER HARBOUR $32,000  Ideal recreation proerty. 2.8 acres with hydro,  water and sewer installed. Set up a trailer on  weekends or bulid a home on the already  cleared building site. Call Terry Brackett for all  details 885-9865. MLS ��450  COMMERCIAL  PROPERTY  INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY $32,900  1 acre situated in Wilson Creek off Field Road.  Ligh' industrial zoning. Good investment  property. Emilie Henderson 885-5225.     #338  .1.6 COMMERCIAL ACRES  FARMERS MARKET? AUTO DEALERSHIP? BOAT STORAGE? $325,000  When the proposed manna adjacenl lo this  sti.iit'git t'linei is in place this sile will have  niiiginwii ihe above shorl term holding income  uses and lake mi increased value as a motel  hnlel resori complex. The existing revenue  coltayes& yarages could easily lie converted lo  wiirlt areas To view tin-, slralegh Commercial  i ei   iimpi'iiv ,.ill Henry Hall 885 L'Mn  Van. ouvei Toll In e 085 9828 "467  WALK TO WORK I OR $17,500  The lasl lulled In SuimySui)��clHolahlsphase2  Subdivision,  nexl  (lout   m  Sunrise Hidge  Industrial P.nk. Sechelt's newest district Call  Heniy Hall ,H 885 2520 ��4W  MFMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  EMILIE  HENDERSON  885-5225  KLAUS  ROEPKE  885-3295  BRONIA  ROBINS  885-9033  RENE  SUTHERLAND  885-9362  SUZANNE  DUNKERTON  886-8317  DONALD  SUTHERLAND  885-9362  DON  LOCK  885-3730  ERIC  RUDLAND  885-9857  KINGSWAY  SURREY  LANGLEY inshine CoasI Realtor, November 28, 1980  m BLOCK  NATIONAL REAL EST;  -*���  the  bestsellers  SECHELT INLET ESTATES  2 spw lacular view Inls in Porpoise Boy. Beach  .nirl moorage nearby. Each lot has hydro, walei  and it'li'i 'In ii ie available. Only 4;.. miles from the  convenience ol Sechell. Village priced at  Sl6.H00.och  TUWANEK  Large view lot locaied un Cannul PI. within easy  walking distance. Sandy beaches with hydro &  water al property. Affordable price $13,500.  INVESTMENT HOLDING  OPPORTUNITY  Building Kit with polential view across the road  from and overlooking the prestigious new  Gibsons fuiure Marina complex. You can  purchase Ihis lot for only $25,000. Call for mon.  details and opportunity to view.  NELSON ISLAND (WATERFRONTAGE)  ESTATE SALE  This .83 acre waterfront gov't lease lot is located  in Telescope Passage. It has a domestic water  lease & is close to wharfage. This property was  assessed at $12,800 for 1979. Sale Price  $12,500. Call me and we will look at this one  together.  WANTED  SUBDIVIDABLE ACREAGES  for outright purchase or will also  consider participation.  INVESTMENT  Would you like a yield in excess of 30��-> on your  investment? This business (a coin laundry)  showed a yield of 26% on gross income last year  for present owner after allowance for major  capital replacement expenditures.  The business is located in a steadily expanding  area on the main highway near the community  business intersection. This well run coin  laundromat is a self-employment opportunity  requiring minimum time and effort to operate.'  The equipment is in top condition and paved'  parking is available for a minimum of 20  vehicles. Expansion was contemplated by  present owner, and tentative approval has been  given to accommodate this and a long-term  tenant. The vendor (an equipment technician)  will provide regular preventive maintenance  inspection for a minimal retainer, if purchaser so  desires. For a minimal cost the vendor will make  available to the purchaser a highly profitable ice  making and sales business (located on the  property). Financial statements available to  bona fide purchaser. Price $38,000.  How much is your home worth TODAY?  To find out, call your  nearest Block Bros, office.  We'll do a market  evaluation at no charge or  obligation to you.  ED BLOCK BROS,  NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE  Harold Jacques Res.885-9023  Bruce McKinnon  PENDER HARBOUR  REALTY LTD.  Highway 101 at Francis Peninsula Rd.  883-2794  New Low Rates on House Insurance  EGMONT ACREAGE: Possible commercial. Close to  dock and Iaunchin9 ramp. Three separate lots with water  and power. Full Price $110,000.  WATERFRONT: 2 adjacent 4 acre parcels with deep  water and quiet moorage. Each $50,000.  WATERFRONT: Approximately 4 acres with  protected, deep moorage and 850 sq. ft. house. Some  outbuildings. F.P. $92,000. (Can be bought with two  adjacent waterfront parcels giving 12 acres in all.  Excellent investment.)  HIGHWAY ACREAGE: Here's a good investment  property - 6.7 acres on Highway 101 close to Madeira Park.  $45,000 (try offers).  SMALL ACREAGES: Several excellent parcels with  good soil and privacy. Priced at $24,500 with good  terms.  GARDEN BAY:,  F.P. $45,000.  Jrtoom house (1 down). Sunshine Coast Realtor, November 28, 1980 10 Sunshine Coast Realtor, November 28, 1980  COAST  MOBILE  Dealers for  GLEN RIVER ��� MODULINE ��� MANCO  SEE US TO BUY - SEE US TO TRADE  CONSIGN YOUR MOBILE HOME FOR  QUICK SALE.  r-WIOBILE HOME  NOW!  15X15  PLAN  15% Down & 15 Years Bank Financing O.A.C.*  ASK TODAY!!  Beautiful Homes at Realistic Prices  * On Approved Credit ,  SINGLE WIDE  ��� 14' x 56' (Length 52')   ��� Price $26,800.  728 sq. ft. 2-BR, FLR -      Delivered and set up.  07311.  : r     ' i  bZEET  i 1=351  -H:m _y  v>  ��� Carpets in living room    ���  2-Door  Frost  Free  and hall. Also Master       Fridge.  Bedroom. '  ��� 30" Electric Range.  ��� Deluxe Kitchen Cabinet Doors.  ORDER YOUR 14' WIDE OR DOUBLE  WIDE HOMES  MANY MODELS AND FLOOR PLANS  TO CHOOSE FROM  COAST MOBILE HOMES LTD.  Across from Bonnor'8 Furniture in sechelt  885-9979 MDL6393 885-9979  RoyalTrust  ELIZABETH RAINES  Sales Representative  MUST SELL  Excellent opportunity to build a successful and profitable  business for a person with know how and time to invest.  Business located in the heart of Gibsons in modern building.  L.S. has P & L Statements. Excellent lease. Call Elizabeth  Raines 324-4621 (messages) or 886-7061.  EMERGENCY SALE  Must sell. Owner musU'etire due to ill health.  Ideally situated uwlpcw^raffic area of Gibsons.  Excellent pcGAial'ftfr the right person. Call  Elizabeth Raines 324-4621 (24 hours) - 886-7061.  BEAUTY SALON FOR SALE  Just listed! Opportunity to be creative and be your own boss at  the same time. Situated in modern Plaza close to shopping  facilities. Has good potential for further growth. Excellent  business for energetic person. Call Elizabeth Raines 324-4621  (messages) or 886-7061.  THE BROOKFIELD, one of the beautiful new Viceroy superhomes.  WE PROUDLY OFFER YOU THE MOST  ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES IN AMERICA  When we call these new Viceroy superhomes "the most energy-  efficient homes in America" we do not choose these words lightly. For  all practical purposes, the energy consumption problem in new house  construction has been solved. If you build the Viceroy way, it will help  protect you against exorbitant heating bills for a generation to come.  And these homes are not expensive. Call us or visit us today for more  information on these outstanding homes.  TLEASE~SE~ND"MEr ���������������-  Viceroy Suburban Homes Catalogue ���  Viceroy Country Homes Catalogue ���  (Enclose $3.00 each)  Name   Address   Town Postal Code   BUTTERWICK HOLDINGS LTD.  ml #i madeira Parh.B.C. von 2H0  883-2288  VICEROY ��� The most energy efficient homes in America W -Waterfront  H -Homes  A - Acreage  R -Recreational  F - Farms  Bus. 885-5171  Box 1188, Sechelt,  B.C. VON 3A0  "Your Real Estate Hosts  on the Sunshine Coast"  WATERFRONT L 239  Here is a 1120 sq. ft. 2hedroom rancher. Situated  on a quiet residenii.il Redrooffs Rd. (Eureka  Place). Stairwell brings you to the beach,  Westerly exposure. Call P.tt for more informalion F.P. $137,500.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY L Icl - 5  Well established small marina with high cash (low  and unlimited growth potential. Long term lease  provides (or expansion. Year round moorage.  Fully booked with wailing list. Excellenl gas, oil,  engine sales & repairs and coffee shop sales all  wry profitable. Some long term, low interest  financing assumable. The business currently  supports a staff ol 8persons (4 lull tune) and earns  a substantial net profit. Offered at the low low  price of $150,000 including inventory and fixed  assets because the owner has other urgent  interests. In my opinion this is the best buy of (he  year. Call now for further information call P.T.  Dahle 885-5692.  NOW'S YOUR CHANCfr^ L 224  "* !ot wnv/iew. This lot is  'in a cul-de sac  Ivatu. How much? F.P.  -Tr  io say y  close 1  setting  PUT ON YOUR GLAD RAGS  COME GET HAPPY L 239  We've found you a place to live. You want to be  close to town and yet feel the closeness of the  wilderness. You want a view that takes your  breath away but doesn't cost an arm and a leg.  You like the amenities a village has to offer like fire  protection and garbage pickup, but you don't  want to live in the village. You're not ready to  build but you want to be able to live on this dream  property. Well stop dreaming. This 3 bdrm mobile  with its great view is waiting for you. F.P. $42,500.  Call Deirdre for further information.  $12,000  DO YOU WANT TO SELL  The Real Estate market today it a seller's market.  If you have been considering selling, now Is the time to put  your property on the market.  We would be very happy to give you a preken day market  evaluation.  Please call 885-5171.  Looking forward to hearing from you.  We want to sell your property.  For Personalized Service, list with WHARF REALTY LTD.  Sunshine Coast Realtor, November 28, 1980  WATERFRONT  STORE  NEW  RESTAURANT  AMD g>  s  4 4  RP It0*  .MM  /  cor ieie sKy-V*  6COKCI1 it MIT  rn.tr... 4 t.im  [LOT SF13I   C*rr,f/.r>   <m..*tt  AC.A.^,'Ajf  I.  lAA*   Ht.lllrf      Otfit.. frnfrt  �� y��y /*u     hj.  ROBERTS CREEK, BLOCK 10 1.234  What you thought yuu'd never find. WATERFRONT ACREAGE. Approx. 1 acre with  creek running through property. Already approved for building & septic ..Close to school,  store and hall. Won't lasl long. F.P. $75,000. Call 885 5171.  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  "P.T." Dahle 883-9285 Deirdre 885-5971 Pat 885-5171  .. . -1.. ���. -. - - -  AELBERS  REAL ESTATE  886-9238  Van. Toll Free  922-7814  Harry M. Howard  Res. 886-7307  Located at the Old Granthams Landing Store  Marine Drive, Box 1189,  Gibsons  CAPA  APPRAISALS  INC.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY  EARLS COVE FERRY TERMINAL  Same owner since its creation in 1973. Fully licensed  restaurant and store. Good owner's accommodation.  Completely self contained except for electricity and  telephone. The operation has always been and shall remain a  money maker to an enterpfisingindividual. Owner prepared  to carry good first mortgage. If and when you want to  become independent, vou can not forego this opportunity.  RUBY LAKE $39,500  5 acres   130 It. frontage on Hallowed Rd. within walking  distance of an excellent lake access. Privacy with a view that  is second to none.  WILSON CREEK  Building lot in developing area. Superb view of the ocean.  Within walking distance to one of Ihe nicest beaches on the  coast.  GIBSONS - HIGHWAY 101 $135,000  2.H2 acres of potentially comawiual property in a prime  location. Trecd.Jl*eta��l||jl4l) Iflnlagc on Highway 101  and 627 It. oil &&^Rj*I*PlSroperty has an excellenl  exposure to trail** bolh sides ol the main thoroughfare on  the Coast.  GRANTHAMS LANDING ��� WATERFRONT $45,000  Two cabins on 67' x 117' waterlront lease lot. Upper cabin  has fantastic view ol the water. Lower cabin is righl at the  water's edge. Vendor will assist in financing.  SANDY HOOK - LOT 115 $16,000  60 x 150 level building lot locaied just olf Ml. Richardson Rd.  WATERFRONT $45,000  Granthams Lease Property. 120 It. ol beautiful waterlront  with a small cottage. A good moorage lor a fisherman's boat  and the beautiful beach at your doorstep make this an ideal  recreational property.  1366 PEBBLE "CRESCENT, SECHELT $77 000  1456 su It laige lamily type home wilh partially completed  lower Hoot al end ol cul de sac. Fealuting sundeck. IW|XIH  and 3 bedrooms and a sludy lhat can lie used as a 4lh  bedro. mi, Existing first mortgage ol $47,000at 11:, '..con he  assumed with Ihe righl qualifications. Saleissubjecl locourl  approval.  OUT OF TOWN  DUPLEX LOT ..��.���.  WHISTLER $135,000  Tile only v.�� .ml duplex II it lell at the base ol the Gondola in  Whistler. Excellenl view of the mountain. All services  including sewers.  CARMEL PLACE ��� TUWANEK $16,500 each  2 huge lots   approximately ���.��� acre each in size.'Westerly  exposure. Services available. Within walking distance of  good beach and boat launching.  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION Sunshine Ciutsl Realtor, Nnvrml .t 2S. I98C  BONNIEBROOK  HEIGHTS  View Lots at Gower Point  From $28,000  IS LOTS SOLD  21 LOTS LEFT  All services underground  Brynelsen Benzon  Realty  Vancouver 689-7556  lexander Realty Ltd.  DISTRICT LOT 6280 IS 20 ACRES AND  LOCATED IN MIDDLE POINT AREA: on  upper side ol Highway 101 with good view and a  new access just put in by owner. Asking  $87,500  TAYLORS GARDEN BAY STORE &  MARINA: is a well known and long established  business located in Garden Bay. Store, Marina  Gas pumps, boat facilities and other extras.  EGMONT: over 10 acres of choice property  adjoining Skookutnchuk trail just seconds away  from Gov't dock and other services, property  has legal access from trail. Asking $56,000.  GARDEN BAY WATERFRONTAGE: Lol  10, D.L. 2226 has 100' waterfrontage with 6 b/r  older home and excellent view ol harbour, Deep  water moorage with piles, good blacktop  access. $165,000  180 FOOT DEEP WATER MOORAGE  AND TWO BR HOME IN MADEIRA  PARK: Tins valuable property includes  foreshore lease, 1 5 acres, guest cottage and 35'  \ 35' storage shed Room toi an additional  house. Locaied next to Coho Marina and  known as "WIDMAN PROPERTY."  213 ACRES WATERFRONT PROPERTY  AT GREEN BAY ��� NELSON ISLAND: This  prime property has 213 acres, several buildings,  private lagoon with unlimited potential.  SUNNY'S HAIR BOUTIQUE IN MADEIRA  PARK: conveniently located in the shopping  centre, a thriving business thai has been rapidly  growing over the years, owner raising family and  would still work part time.  LOT 12 IN GARDEN BAY: is approx. �� acre  located on Sinclair Bay Rd. between Whit takers  and Hotel Lake. Has good view wilh driveway  in, sign on property, good value for $18,000.  CENTRE HARDWARE IN MADEIRA  PARK: This modern store in fasl growing  community located in main shopping centre in  Madeira Park... unlimited potential.  15 UNIT MOTEL IN GARDEN BAY: with  attractive Caretaker's house. Short walking  distance to Marinas, A ihriving business with  lucrative revenue potential. Call lor furl her  information'  2.6 ACRES WITH 320' WATERFRONTAGE IN BLIND BAY: Govl Lease. With  furnished 2 b i homeft 3 floats, 40'each. House  equipped with telephone and small generatoi  Fresh walei and many other extras .ill for  $43,500  EGMONT: 32 aires ol choice land, with  foreshore lease, 23 in land and 9.5 in foreshore  lease, ideal for marina or private retreat, the  besl in the area $370,000.  883-2491  P.O. Box 10, Madeira Park, B.C. VON 2H0  Box 566  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  Serving the Lower Sunshine Coast  Phone 886-2000 or 886-9121  Located in the Seaside Plaza,  Gower Point Road, Gibsons  COMMERCIAL  GREEN THUMB PARADISE  rNUBSERV- HWV 101 ftdftfeRTS CREEK  Ideal investment for the future. Great potential for a growing  area. Business is well established on 2 acres plus. Home on  properly is a 3 bedroom basement home for a ideal live in  business. List of stock and equipment available through  agents.  JANES TUB AND TOP SHOP  If you are looking for your own business,  you should have a look at this one.  This store sells a full line of bathroom  items and business has increased  substantially since moving to this new  location at corner of the Highway and  Pratt Road in April of 1980. With over  1200 sq. ft. of floor area there is lots of  room to grow. Good lease available. For  full details give us a call.  COMMERCIAL  INVEST IN THE FUTURE  OF THE PENINSULA  ELSON GLASS LTD.  Located on Hwy 101 and Pratt Rd.  Stock and Trade only.  Lease available with 5 year terms.  Business  is well  established and  growing.  Listing  Sales  person  has financial  details for qualified purchasers.  REAL ESTATE  GENERAL INSURANCE  AUTOPLAN  THINKING OF SELLING  PRICES NEVER HIGHER  It you are thinking ol telling any  type oi Real Estate, prices have  never been higher. We will gladly  give our evaluation of it's value.  Give us a call anytime.  ACREAGE  1.6 ACRES OF PEACE AND QUIET  Subdivision polenlial ��� Stewart Road oil ol Reed Road.  Vendor say's sell this valuable acreage just outside of Village  of Gibsons. Home is a comfortable 1 bedroom with large  kitchen. Asking $79,000.  NORM PETERSON 886-2607  DENNIS SUVEGES 886-7264


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