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 <  Z Legislative Library  - Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  89.8  by Penny Fuller  Sechell council chambers  were packed last Thursday for a  meeting with the Director of  Library Services, Barbara  Grenaeus, and the Library Consultant for the Sunshine Coast,  Jim Looney. Members of both  the Gibsons and Sechelt Library  Associations, the regional board  and Gibsons council attended  the meeling to express their  frustration with the delays in  funding for the libraries and to  hear what solutions the two provincial representatives could offer.  Sechelt   alderman   Joyce  iraries are underfunded  Kolibas chaired the meeting and  began by explaining her  council's confusion over accusations that they were responsible for blocking the process  that would facilitate funding for  the libraries. She told the  meeting that council had simply  wanted some clarification on  who would be receiving and administering any monies that  were raised for the library function. There was also some concern, she said, about becoming  part of a function under the  Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) in case Sechelt  decided it wanted to fund a  municipal library.  Peggy Connor, chairman ot  the SCRD expressed frustration  with Sechelt's stance. She told  Mrs. Kolibas that at meetings  held after the Feeney repor on  libraries on the Sunshine Coast,  was released, representatives  from each of the governing  bodies had agreed to cooperate  on a regional library system. All  that had been required, she  said, to access provincial funding and begin the process of  supporting the libraries through  tax money, were the signatures  of the two mayors and herself.  When Sechelt wouldn't sign the  agreement, everything had to be  reworked.  Barbara Grenaeus didn't  <.oniment on the apparent mis-  communication between the  wirious political representatives,  but throughout the meeting  amsistanily made Ihe poinl lhat  libraries on ihe Sunshine Coast  are severely under-funded. In  1987, she pointed out, Sechelt  library had ihe lowest per capita  funding ever from local governmenl in the province, and Gib-  sons had the second lowest.  Sechelt Alderman Bob Wilson hastily pointed out that as  ">on as council had become  :tware of Ihe situation and the  Josperate need for funding, it  had increased ihe gram to the  library from $5000 to $22,000.  Grenaeus told the meeling  that from Ihe provincial point  of view ihe funding formula for  local libraries should be aboul  15 percent from Ihe provincial  governmenl and 85 percent  from local government. A  minimum cost sharing would be  a 50-50 division, she said.  Regional director Jim Gurney  told the meeting lhat Gibsons  and the SCRD had applied for  letters patent which would permit the holding of a referendum  which would ask the taxpayers  of Areas 'E' and 'F' to contribute lo Ihe funding of the  Gibsons Library. Art McPhee  of the Sechelt Library Association added that a study done  last summer indicated that two-  thirds of the users of the Gibsons Library come from outside  the municipal boundaries. The  Sechelt Library has one-third of  its users outside of its boundaries.  The collaboration of Gibsons  the the regional district will also  allow ihe library to apply for  more provincial funds for  books.  Francis Fleming, a long-time  member of the Sechelt Library  Association,   strongly   urged  Please turn to page 12  The Sun shine  Published on the Sunshine Coast        25'per copy on news siands     December 5,1988     Volume 42     Issue 49  Dioxin closures  by Penny Fuller  The Economic Development  Commission (EDC) will not be  renewing its membership in the  Aquaculture Association of BC.  Membership in any industrial  association came into question  at the November 28 monthly  EDC meeting.  The issue arose when the  commission received a letter  from the Aquaculture Association asking for its yearly dues.  Gibsons Chamber of Commerce representative, Ken Collins suggested the commission  should not belong to any industry association but should  "maintain a principled  autonomy", supporting but not  belonging to any such association.  He was supported by chairman Maurice Egan who stated,  "I don't think that the EDC  should belong to any association as a member. We can work  very closely with major  economic sectors, and I would  encourage individual members  of the commission to participate  in any of these associations, but  the commission doesn't need to  belong."  Members also agreed it was  not necessary for the commission, as a whole, to meet with  Connor and Associates, a company which is doing a social and  economic study on the Howe  Sound Pulp and Paper mill expansion.  Egan pointed out, "Their job  is to gather information on  social impact and share thai  with the mill management, the  Town of Gibsons, the regional  district and the media. If the  EDC has any concerns we  should talk to the mill management."  He added that most of the  commission members already  talked to representatives from  the company on an individual  basis.  Fishermen the losers  by Harold Blaine  Aboul $500,000 a year in  local shell fishermen's earnings,  al least 40 fishing jobs and 15  fishing boats.  That's whal ihe cost will be al  Gibsons due lo the closure of  Howe Sound waters because of  dioxin pollution from two local-  area pulp and paper mills,  estimates local shrimp fisherman Danny Arundel.  A large area of Howe Sound  December 1 by federal governmenl order was closed lo crab,  prawn and shrimp fishermen.  The closure came on the day  about 25 local prawn boats were  setting out to start the opening  day of prawn fishing in local  waters, many of them to the  area closed.  "They (the pulp mills) should  ^..compensate   the   fishermen.  They (the mills) polluted il. The  prawn   fishermen   are   prelty  mad. Everybody's pretty mad,"  Instead of trawling for shrimp last week in the waters of inner Howe Sound, Danny Arundel had his  vessel tied up at the Gibsons Government Wharf because shrimp fishing on his favourite grounds was  suddenly banned for health reasons. -Harold Blaine phmo  EDC leaves fish farm group  shrimp fisherman Arundel told  this newspaper in an interview  from the deck of his boat at the  Gibsons Governmenl Wharf.  The waters closed to fishing  are between the mainland shore  and Gambier-Anvil islands  shores from the Langdale ferry  terminal to Squamish. That's  exactly the area Arundel has  fished for iwo months of each  year, catching 6000 to 10,000  pounds of shrimp sold for  $30,000.  "That's usually where I fish  for shrimp. But mostly it's  prawn fishermen in that area,"  he said. Now all these fishermen  have to look for new grounds.  Arundel fishes for side-stripe  shrimp. Now he expects he'll  have to go north up the coast  for these shrimp. He and about  five other shrimpers, plus 25  prawn boats.  He admits there's lots of  ocean out there to fish in and  other grounds he knows that are  good. But to take his boat  Tanya Ray to these other  fishing grounds will be expensive.  It will involve more work,  more fuel, more refrigeration  equipment, more distance.  Most will have to move their  boats and homes to a different  area because there will be no  jobs here.  "I don't suppose it (the closed waters) will ever open up  again, now it's closed," he said.  The prawn fishery closing on  the opening day of the season  was particularly hard on those  fishermen. With boats carrying  from two to six persons, they  were all outfitted and had people hired for the start.  All ihe prawn fishermen from  Gibsons apparently went out  fishing anyway, because none  of them could be found at the  wharf. They'll be out upward of  a month and their fishing success won't be known until then.  Hughes says  Port Mellon is responding  "It's only in the last three  years that instruments were  developed and able to detect  and measure the highly toxic  chlorinated dioxins coming  from the Port Mellon pulp mill.  Before that we got (testing  readings of) zero," said Howe  Sound Pulp and Paper Lid.  President Bill Hughes Friday in  an interview by telephone with  this newspaper.  He said he wasn't really surprised about the recent dioxin-  related events.  "But the knowledgeable environmentalists are more worried about the long-term effects  of chlorinated organics lhan  about dioxins," he said.  His mill already has laken  steps to reduce the generation of  the highly toxic subslances lhat  caused the sudden closing of the  local fishery. By 1990 and  maybe even ihe last quarler of  1989 the problem should be  solved by process changes.  That will be only five years  afler instruments were  developed lhat could measure  the worrisome toxic substances.  In its new mill Howe Sound is  displacing half of ihe chlorine-  used wilh chlorine dioxide lo  eliminate ihe production of  chlorinated dioxins and  chlorinated phenols, the highly  toxic subslances causing the  fishery closure.  The toxic dioxins musl have  started to appear in the early  1960's when Ihe bleach planl  went in at the Port Mellon mill,  says Hughes. These toxics  wouldn't have been produced  from Ihe time the mill first  started operating in 1908.  What is being done about the  more worrisome chlorinated  organics al Port Mellon is to use  an oxygen delignification process to recover this material.  This is so it can be used as fuel  and burned in the recovery  boiler.  That will make the Port  Mellon mill the only one of its  kind in British Columbia and at  least one of a very few in  Canada. Such mills are common in Scandinavia, however,  he says.  The Howe Sound president  predicts his mill will satisfy any  new regulations imposed by the  federal and provincial governments.  "We have a pretty good idea  of what the regulations will be.  It's only a matter of how  soon," he told the Coast News,  Howe Sound will have a  reduction of about 75 per cent  of chlorinated organics by 1990,  from six and a half to 1.80  kilograms of total chlorinated  organics per ton of pulp produced.  Please turn to page 10  On the Inside  On Amnesty International P.2  The case against dioxins P.2&11  Facts on theatre P.2&19  Gibsons Official Plan PA  Sechelt sewer dispute P. 12  Coast highway disappointment P. 13  Recreation in Gibsons P. 17  Wilson seeks  legislature seat  by Harold Blaine  Provincial Liberal Leader Gordon Wilson of RR 1, Halfmoon Bay, announced al a press conference in Vancouver  November 29 that he will be seeking the Liberal Party  nomination in the Vancouver-Point Grey riding where a  byelection musl be called within the next six months.  Sunshine Coasl resident Wilson will remain as leader of the  party without a leadership convention being held. He said the  convention announced September 13 now won't be held  because there is no opponent now offering.  The expected opponent, Jack Poole, recently announced  that for personal reasons he won't be running in the planned  spring convention.  "I have worked hard for the people of Area 'A' and the  people of the Sunshine Coast, and I will continue to do so as  an elected member of the regional board. A successful election in Point Grey will win me a seat in the Legislature in Victoria and from that position 1 will be able to advance not only  the concerns of Vancouver-Point Grey constitutents, but as  Liberal Leader, I can promise you this area will have the vote  it so desperately needs."  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945 uoast News, uecemDer5,1988  Comment  f  A way to  serve mankind  It could be that Uniied Nations Human Rights Day  December 10 has the potential of being the most important  day of the year for Ihe people here on the Sunshine Coast,  as much as for all Ihe citizens of the planet. If more people  everywhere began thinking more in lhat direction, Ihere is  every reason lo believe the world could begin to be  transformed for the better.  Stop and think for a moment. Imagine what local communities and ihe world in general mighl be like if  everyone's human rights everywhere were perfectly  respected.  Think of how all the greal problems of loday would be  affected. Lisl some of ihem: child abuse, poverty,  discrimination againsl women, Native rights, wife abuse,  hilingualisni, pollution, crime, violence, fetal rights.  Think of some greal world problems: peace, racial  discrimination, religious and political discrimination,  racial and religious wars, armed aggression, economic exploitation, epidemics, starvation.  Here in Canada, and certainly too here on the Sunshine  Coasl, the human rights situation is far from perfect. For  instance, a national survey not very long ago noted Native  employees were conspicuous by their almost complete  absence from the Staffs of our federally chartered banking  institutions, What is the situation where you do your  banking?  Around Ihe world the vast majority of the human race is  deprived of mosl of its human rights by dictatorial,  despotic regimes. The democracies with their relatively  belter human rights sltuaitons are a fairly small minority  on Ihe world scene.  What can be done aboul human rights on Uniied Nations Human Rights Day, Salurday?  On the local level individuals can stop and Ihink aboul  their personal prejudices, Iheir attitudes toward minority  groups, their willingness to tolerate differences of opinion  and belief or culture in other individuals and groups.  Financial and volunteer support can be devoted to  reputable organizations working for human rights within  the community, province and nation.  On the world level, the United Nations is obviously the  best and most effeclive formal and legislative force there is  available in support of an improved world human rights  situation. The UN therefore needs Ihe protection and support of public opinion.  Probably the mosl effective private and independent  organization now working for human rights around the  world is Amnesty International. It works simply through  research, information, publicity and letter writing campaigns.  Its motto that one is better to light a candle than (o curse  the darkness is probably about the besl advice for all of us,  be it in local Sunshine Coast communities or on the international scene. A branch of it recently formed here. It offers membership or volunleer opportunity, for instance, to  anyone in this area wishing to do something worthwhile  for human rights on December 10.  ...from the files of the CCMST NEWS  5 YEARS AGO  Work on the new Gibsons Marina was fully under way  but the related marina hotel was said to be temporarily  delayed. A 750 ton 26 inch dredge was hard at work and  was expected to finish in three weeks.  The Shorncliffe Intermediate Care Facility was officially opened in Sechelt. It had 50 beds.  A 165 pound 9 year old cougar that prowled in the  Pender Harbour/Lord Jim's Lodge area was shot near  the lodge by conservation officer Jamie Stephen.  10 YEARS AGO  The official opening ceremonies for the new Pender  Harbour Secondary School took place December 1, One  time principal ot the school, Frances Fleming, was in  fine form last week when she officiated at the meeting.  Many members and guests attended the annual  meeting of the Pender Harbour Senior Citizens Branch.  Friends were happy to welcome back Jean Kousseau  after her stay in the Interior.  20 YEARS AGO  New Democratic Party MP, Grace Maclnnes addressed an audience in Gibsons Legion Hali, during which  she reminisced about her childhood in Gibsons 50 years  ago. One story involved some of the populace seated  around a stove in the old Winn Store discussing what  they should do with the Kaiser as a result of the Allied  victory in France.  30 YEARS AGO  Word has reached Gibsons of the death of Ike Emmer-  son, a pioneer resident of Gibsons.  Raging torrents breaking banks of normal streams  surged down fairly steep slopes and at one point  started to undermine the highway. Mud and rubble was  washed onto the roadway and slowed down traffic.  40 YEARS AGO  The road-mending bee planned by the businessmen  of the district became an actuality when drivers with  donated dump trucks and more than a dozen other men,  mostly bus, truck and taxi drivers, tried their hands at  road building.  The Sunshine  tiff  Published by GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editorial: Harold Blaine   Vern Elliott  Production:  Jan Schuks  Bonnie McHeffey  Bev Cranston  Advertising:  Fran Burnside  John Gilbert  Liz Tarabochia  Thi Sunahlna COAST NEWS Is a locally ownej newspaper, published on the Sunshine Coast, B.C. every Monday by Glassford Praia  Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0. Gibsons Tel. 886-2622 or  886-7817; Sechelt Tel. 885-3930. Second Class Mail Registration No.  4702.  Thi Sunihlm COAST NEWS Is protected by copyright and reproduction of any part of It by any means is prohibited unless permission In  writing Is first secured from Glassford Pran Ltd., holders of the  copyright. SUBSCRIPTION RATES  Canada: 1 year 135; 6 months $20; Foreign; 1 year $40 _+  Howe Sound alarm  The case against dioxins  by Harold Blaine  Dioxin is said to be pretty  well the mosl toxic, terrible  chemical there is. It is,  therefore, just aboul the most  frightening of all possible  pollutants and lo be avoided at  almost any cost.  Il was, therefore, a shock to  beat all shocks Ihis last few days  to find Ihe waters off the  southeastern shore of our Sunshine Coasl contained enough  of such an awful substance that  fishing for shellfish had to be  stopped. Industrial pollution  has come home lo roost with a  vengeance.  So far there is only a health  warning aboul repeated eating  of crabs, prawns and shrimp  from a limited area of Howe  Sound. More particularly the  waters where shellfish are a  health hazard can be described  as including Thornbrough  Channel and Upper Howe  Sound.  These walers are immediately  adjacent to two local pulp mills.  They have restricted mixing  with larger adjacent water  bodies because of the surrounding islands and mainland.  The loxic dioxins and furans  in these waters are said to come  from two nearby pulp mills.  The toxic substances are  generated in the pulp making  process.  The obvious immediate reaction to the situation is to say the  flow of these terrible toxins into  the sea water must be immediately stopped. The obvious  thing lo do is shut down the  mills if that is necessary to stop  the pollution.  Afler all, the waters of Howe  Sound are used for swimming,  boating and other water sports.  The sea life feeds birds, animals  and man.  Mosl importantly, the vegetation and fish���as well as water  insects���are bathed in these  waters. These waters mix with  the more distant waters of  Howe Sound and Georgia  Strait. The chemical may  therefore spread indefinitely.  There are still more hideous  possibilities to consider. The  testing program for the waters  around pulp mills isn't yet  finished. It is possible other  mills will be found to be equally  bad polluters of the environment.  Close them down, too, you  say, until they are operated  without creating these terrible  substances. Probably there is  hardly anyone who doesn't  react in that same way.  If it were that simple, these  dioxin and furan producing  mills could all be closed tomorrow. In fact.they would probably have been closed yesterday.  However, the pulp from these  mills is depended upon for an  innumberable assortment of  products. Many of these products are a necessity.  What would our countless  parents of babies do if the supply of disposable diapers suddenly stopped. Families would adjust, eventually, returning  perhaps to the old cloth diaper  method. But they couldn't adjust overnight.  Our food and goods packaging and delivery system simply  couldn't function without car  tons for milk and other such  things, without cardboard  boxes and paper bags. The  number of necessary products  which stem from wood pulp  would undoubtedly boggle the  mind if all were compiled in a  single list.  Then there is Ihe olher question. What about the huge segment of our local, national and  provincial economy which  depends upon the pulp and  paper industry.  Not only are we here on the  Sunshine Coast the ones most  immediately exposed to the  polluted waters adjacent to  these mills, we are also the most  dependent on the jobs they  create. The same economic  necessity exists for all the people  in the province and across the  nation, even if nol so immediately so.  The losses our fishermen face  because of polluted waters and  fishing area closures is greal and  serious. The dangers to everyone from such pollution of our  surrounding waters is greal and  certain.  Yet if the mills close, our  whole economy would slow to a  snail's pace. Where would all  the loggers, the boatmen, the  mill hands, the local mill suppliers earn their livelihood?  The list of those on the Sunshine Coast dependent on the  mills directly and indirectly for  their daily bread also goes on  and on almost indefinitely.  Then there are all the forest industry investors who depend on  pulp and paper products for  their livelihood.  All this is only the tip of the  iceberg, insofar as it is a con  sideration of all the complications and ramifications that  would be involved if the mills  were simply shut down. If they  can't be shut down then the  mills must all be made to immediately change their procedures lo eliminate pollution,  you say. But how is that to be  done?  Some will willingly and  quickly make the necessary  changes. Others will stall in  order to seek some economic  advantage, perhaps.  Yet others will have their  backs to the wall. They will be  forced to refuse for reasons of  economic survival.  Here are more and more  complications! Obviously this  isn't a simple matter simply  resolved.  Yet it musl be solved! Is it  worse to close the mills or to  allow the pollution to go on for  a time, or forever?  Is there any way to force an  end to such industrial pollution  while still maintaining our industrial society?  This complex matter is  something that isn't going to be  sorted out overnight. We,  therefore, could well all tear out  our hair and wish for a king  Solomon.  If we have no such king,  where is the wisdom going to be  found. The answer in our  democratic society is that that  wisdom is going to have to be  found, eventually and finally, in  the mind and hearl of each and  every caring citizen.  We are going to need a lot of  caring and wise, good citizens in  this situation.  Criticism uninformed  Facts on theatre project  by Iran Burnside  As treasurer of the Gibsons  Landing Theatre Projeel Society, I am absolutely amazed at  Ihe prcsumpluousness of people  who feel qualified to make  public statements as fact on the  financial undertakings and  status of the theatre projeel  without ever once having talked  lo anyone from Ihe project.  Mary Linda Dixon, who has  done paid work for the project  and whose mother is a former  director, certainly knew who to  talk to if she were at all interested in getting accurate information for her November 28  letter in The Press.  Having spoken to her about  it, she claims her letter 'asked  questions'. I have failed to find  a single question in it; only a  series of totally inaccurate and  highly questionable statements.  Ms Dixon is certainly entitled  to hold any opinion she wants;  what she cannot do is pass her  opinions off as fact.  FACT: The Theatre Project  Society has decided to proceed  in two stages because inflation is  constantly increasing the end  figure cost of a 300 seat theatre.  lt seems preferrable to build at  least part of it now to stabilize  costs.  It takes a lot of time, energy  and footwork to raise $1.25  million, and if we can obtain a  smaller amount and proceed to  build a 200 seat theatre in the  old firehall section, which  would ultimately become the  foyer of a larger theatre, then  we'll do so. We increased the  size from 150 to 200 seats when  cost analysis by the architect  and theatre consultant indicated  a 150 seat theatre could not be  self-supporting without expensive ticket prices, but at 200  seats was feasible.  However, we are continuing  to study costs, and if we must  again adjust the size to make it  more cost effective we will not  hesitate to do so. We are not inflexible, and do not see the virtue of sticking to a past decision  if new information shows a better path to follow.  FACT: Revised architectural  drawings were donated, and  contrary to Ms Dixon's  statements, no additional  brochures or promotional  materials have been 'produced  at great expense'. However, as  no public monies are involved  and these are the basic tools of  our fund-raising, I fail to see  how we could be faulted for doing so even if we did.  FACT: Detailed financial  statements were distributed to  everyone at our annual general  meeting on November 10.  Neither Ms Dixon nor Allan  Crane nor Jim McDowell nor  Darcy Burk attended.  Figures showed receipts, expenditures, actual cash on  hand, term deposits, seat sale  monies held in trust, and  pledges received from corporations. Ms Dixon may not believe  the written pledges of Canfor,  Oji Paper or B.C. Tel are as  valid as cash in the bank, but  both the provincial and federal  governments do.  An audit was performed on  our books for 1987, and will be  again for 1988. Why Ms Dixon  says the books are yet to be  open to public scrutiny is a  mystery.  FACT: The theatre project  did not ask for soil tests to be  done on the site, either at taxpayers' or their own expense.  Gibsons Council decided it  needed to know the condition of  the site to be able to determine  its suitability for the theatre or  any other use.  The theatre society has  always assumed such tests  would be part of its site  preparation expenses, has been  assured by its architect that any  water problems could be solved  for a price, and did not wish to  undertake major soil testing expenses if it could not raise  enough funds to subsequently  build the theatre. Nor did it  wish to dig holes in Holland  Park if construction wasn't to  proceed immediately.  The allocation of the Holland  Park site for the theatre project  has been "depriving the Town  of Gibsons of an alternative  source of revenue," states Ms  Dixon. "That's a fabrication,"  states Gibsons Planner Rob  Buchan.  Buchan has not received a  single proposal or application  for any other use of the site. It is  zoned 'Administration' and is  therefore unuseable for commercial ventures.  A request by the Maritime  Historical Society to use the old  firehall for meetings was turned  Please turn to page 19 Coast News, December 5,1988  Letters to the Editor  The golf club states expansion case  Editor:  Fifteen years ago, in March  1973, the Sunshine Coast Golf  and Counlry Club applied to  the provincial government to  lease 75 acres of Crown land in  District Lot 1506. Subsequently,  the regional district asked the  golf club lo withdraw its application so thai ihe regional  district could apply for the  whole of DL 1506��� 160 acres in  all. In Ihe spirii of cooperalion,  Ihe golf course withdrew its applicalion, thinking lhal in Ihe  future when course expansion  seemed timely, there would be  no problem accessing the land.  There seems to be a problem.  When Ihe regional dislricl  signed Iheir lease for DL 1506 in  1977, ii was for the purpose of  recreation in the Sunshine Coast  Regional Dislricl. The properly  was then named afler a  longtime resident of Roberls  Creek and a former regional  board director���Cliff Gilker.  Cliff Gilker Park never was,  and is nol now, a wilderness  park. Il was always been a  recreational park.  Remember when Ihe original  plan was to have a large complex centred here, complete with  arena, curling rink, swimming  pool, courts, playing fields, hiking trails and golf course. Unfortunately two referendums  were defeated, and what we  have now are bits and pieces of  recreational facilities, some of  which struggle io pay Iheir way.  The golf course has never been a  burden for the local lax payer.  Did you know thai over  10,000 rounds of golf were  played in Roberts Creek Ihis  year by lourists, visitors and  local non-member golfers? Add  to Ihis the rounds played by 600  adull members, 50 juniors and  20 junior-juniors, and you  reach a staggering total. Interestingly, Ihe majority of the  children who play are not sons  and daughters of members.  And, since the opening of the  golf course in 1969, between  100,000 and 200,000 rounds of  golf have been played by non-  members. This would seem to  be more thai jusi a small  specialized group.  Cliff Gilker Park is an area of  over 170 acres (another 10 lo 15  acres was added jusi recently).  Il would seem to me that in an  area of this size, with planning  and co-operation, all recreational needs could be met. both  for now and for the future.  The natural beauty of the  park is undeniable, but Ihe  groomed glassy slopes and  stands of trees of the golf  course, with the waler and  mountains in the distance are  beautiful as well. The waterfall  in the park and most of Ihe  paths and bridges are well below  the area thai the golf course  would require for expansion.  Many negative comments  have been printed regarding the  golf course and Cliff Gilker  Park. Can we not negotiate and  cooperate together? How about  some positive suggestions and  input? Why nol let your local  represenlalive to the regional  hoard know how you feel?  Hello?   Hello?   Is   anyone  there?  Celia Meda  TIDALWAVE DIVING CO  Ml  Spttf  ���** More Scuba Gifts Ideas  BEUCHAT Aladin II  Dive Computer  s699   Reg $944  crocJ  BONICA  Watch  s39  SEADOG  Coloured Lead  20% off  OCEANER Wetsuits  starling at   249  I GIFT CERTIFICATES  SHERWOOD  Gear Bags  69"  10-6  EVERYDAY  Drop in & see us ��� Porpoise Bay. Sech,  Monlka �� 885-3328 �� Slephen  OPEN  SUNDAY  Island subdivision opposed  I am told that Pearson Island  was originally in the Island  Trust and was mysteriously  removed; possibly because the  Island Trust limits lots under its  supervision to 10 acres and  wisely decrees there should be  no more than three lots to an  island of these dimensions.  Editor:  There are a number of  residents living in Pender Harbour who are profoundly  distressed by the proposed subdivision of Pearson Island at the  entrance of our harbour into 12  lots.  This is a spectacular area of  the British Columbia Coast  whose natural beauty in a sense  belongs to all of us. We feel that  this large subdivision, if indeed  there has to be a subdivision,  would be extremely destructive  to the loveliness of our scenery  and to the delicate environment  associated with our islands and  their surroundings.  Maintenance muse  Editor:  Pearson Island has retained  this 10-acre limit until now, and  it would be interesting to examine the minutes of the  regional board meetings to see  where the support for the rezoning application is coming from.  By opening Pearson Island to  quick   profit   by   developers,  November brings Ihe rain,  And Ihe trucks are here again;  Yellow, orange, blue and the  backhoeloo,  Yes, they're on School Road  again.  A-sanding they will go,  As they did it long ago;  With four-on-the-floor  and a salmon on the door,  Still a-sanding they will go.  They toil with might and main  Out there in the pouring rain.  They dump some fill at Ihe  side of the hill  And il washes down the drain.  The Town of Gibsons crew  They have a job to do -  They add some rocks for  future shocks  And it all rolls downhill too.  To walk right down the hill  Is a death-defying thrill;  You're better by far to ride  in a car  Than risk a nasty spill.  What can the school kids do?  And Moms with strollers too?  They rock and roll and fall  in a hole  Unlil they're black and blue.  So  Promote it far and wide,  And advertise wilh pride -  The crowds will spill all  over the hill  On the world's most famous  slide.  (Music supplied on request.)  Margaret Jones  More on  Pearson  Island  Editor:  When the regional district  board is reviewing the proposed  subdivision of Pearson Island  near Pender Harbour, they  would do well to consider the  wisdom of the Island Trust in  establishing a minimum lot size  for such islands under its control.  James H. Tyner  Madeira Park, B.C.  whose only interest in our area  is to make money, we are also  opening every other island in  our vicinity to what has come to  be known as 'quick flip'  development.  Recent experiences with this  type of operator in our harbour  should have taught us a lesson.  Anyone who feels strongly  about halting this particular  rape of our gorgeous countryside should contact the  regional board immediately. 1  have just learned that the Pearson Island rezoning application  has already gone to second  reading.  I leave to the imagination of  the reader what kind of added  burden the servicing of these  islands with electricity, water,  school transportation, etc., will  have on us as taxpayers.  Edith Daly  NEED AN OIL CHANGE?  \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\______lk  CHRYSLER SERVICE  886-3433  ��� Install up to 4 litres of  Autopar Engine Oil and an  Autopar Oil Filler.  ��� Inspect c-V joint boots  (where applicable)  $2495  _________$��%/ _W  ^1          W  ___m%  l��OST CARS ANO                                                                                           ^^^*Jr    '  ->*ajOHTIJijpTI��UCK8                                                                                       .^^M  DV _Too '��*��* SN"  READ* *            ^   CUSTOMER  ��^��        Ca^\aRaC...yim(^a��)i��Kd(ii(it!  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Shown are: (front)  Deborah, Emily; (second row) Amy, Jillian, Megan, Sasha, Deanna, Ashley; (third row) Ella, Jordanna,  Angela, Jennifer, Bryn, Misty, Sylvia; (fourth row) Erica, Debra, Amanda. ���Vern Kliioii photo  In Qibsons  Official Plan unveiled  by Harold Blaine  Only seven citizens turned out  for the public hearing on the  new Gibsons Official Plan  Bylaw on the evening of  November 28. Most of those attending were opposed to an  already-deleted proposal for a  shoal lookout.  Jim Gurney, owner of a  downtown commercial property  and two other properties in the  town, offered what he termed  some criticism and comments.  His remarks mainly involved  possibilities for improvement of  the downtown business area.  Businessman Gurney said the  plan should provide the  downtown with enough room to  expand into a complete and  more viable commercial area.  He said the downtown still faces  a problem of opportunity for  growth because it doesn't yet  have enough retail space.  He said Marine Drive is prone to congestion, so commercial  development should be directed  more toward the south end next  to the main downtown. He also  Prime  RETAIL SPACE  available in  Sunnycrest Mall  500 sq. ft. to 1200 sq.ft.  Ideal For  Toy Store  Books, Cards  Records & Tapes  CALL: Marvin Mogul, 277-3688   Vancouver Collect  Authorized  EELECTROLUX  Distributor  Vacuums  668 Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  (former VIDEO ETC location)  LOOKING  FOR THE  PERFECT GIFT?  Did you know...  WE ALSO CARRY  CENTRALUX BUILT-IN VACUUMS  E ELECTROLUX * *���** ww can trusti  ��� Supplies ��� Service ��� FREE Delivery  OPEN MON. ��� SAT.  10am ��� 5:30pm  FREE Home Demonstrations  886-4776  wanted some attention paid in  the plan to solving downtown  parking problems.  Gurney said the downtown is  mainly a strip of 50 feet deep  buildings. The owners haven't  tried to develop their rear yards  for staff and other parking,  leaving the space to blackberries  and other growth.  He said parking in the rear  yards would at least solve some  of the downtown's parking problem.  Town Planner Rob Buchan  said the difficulty with Marine  Drive is that Ihe road is too  close to the water, creating  shallow lots.  One citizen suggested "there  should be a feasibility and cost  study of putting existing wiring  in the town underground and  having an underground wiring  policy from then on."  Planner Buchan said such a  study is already being done.  Citizens worried about the  Shoal Lookout idea told of problems existing with the vacant  lot which the town might have  considered acquiring for public  use. Access there to ihe bluff is  extremely dangerous since it's  only 20 feet wide, and would be  too costly for the town, they  said.  The residents complained the  place now, even without a formal lookout, is visited by hundreds of vehicles and people and  is a regular area for parties. If it  became officially a public area  there would be more trouble.  They complained of fires, injuries to people, rape, drug  dealing and wild parties. All this  was debilitating to the neighbouring properties, they said.  Fire engines and ambulances  have found it impossible to get  into the proposed lookout area  in emergencies.  Alderman Gerry Dixon,  chairman for the hearing, summed up the hearing at the closing by saying, "I know it's going to be a good plan for the  future of the community."  By way of an introduction at  the opening of the hearing,  Town Planner Buchan said the  town is on the brink of a major  resurgence of development due  lo expansion of the pulp and  paper mill at Port Mellon. During ihis transition period ihere Is  a need for aesthetic control.  "We had some recent near  misses (of development) and  cannol continue to rely on good  fortune," he said, adding thai  Ihe aim of the plan is to retain  the present desirable lifestyle  while allowing for compatible  growth.  The controls should nol be a  deterrent to development, bul  control heights and preserve  views. The plan should blend  the aspirations both of the community and of the dveloper so  the criteria of new building  shouldn't just be maximum use  of the land," he said.  "We stand on the brink of  much new development," he  said, listing a 38-unit reliremenl  village, 65 lots on Shaw Road  and further application for approval of 40 lots as evidence of  new development activity in the  town.  Drop off your  COA8T NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Soavlaw Mark*!  Roberta Creak  "A Frlandly Paopl. Pl.c."  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Is*     '  Fr   a  ��� Beaded Sweater;   ��� Leather Handbags  ��� Robes vciour��,��       ��� Gloves  For the  Knitter  A Gift Wrapped  Package of  Pingouin yarn for a  Beautiful Sweater  JEWELRY  - 10 K Cold  30%_off  *|f-  GIFT CERTIFICATES  (hrlltmas Hours: to *m In 0 |im  Dec. 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23  *ffju��t jor Uoa  ' l-ASHIUNS �� ACCESSORIES ��� YARN ��� FABRIC  The Sunshine  ���If f IlWf  Notice Board  Adult Chlldrin ol Alcoholics Gibsons Meelings - Monday nights, 7:30 pm in St.  Mary's Church Hall Call Anna at 885-5281. Sechelt Meetings T**'irsday nighis at  7:30 pm at the Mental Heallh Centre.  Alanon Group meet each Thursday Irom 1:30 to 2:30 pm at St. Andrews Cnurch,  Madeira Park.  Narcotics Anonymous meelings Saturday nights. 8:30. al Ihe Aland Club.  Sunshins Coast Unemployment Action Cenlre, start up hours 9:15 lo 11:40 am.  Tuesday to Friday. Call 886-2425.  Gibsons Landing Heritage Society monthly meeting lasl Monday ol the monlh. 7:30  pm in Gibsons Pioneer Museum  First Gibsons Boy Scouts will be selling Christmas trees at Sunnycrest Mall starting  Dec. 9. 10. 11 and Dec. 16, 17, and 18. For Inlo call Joan al 886-9282.  The thrilling mind capturing musical comedy ol Ihe year. Diacula - The Musical? is  being staged by the Elphinstone Secondary School drama club on December 7 and 8.  directed by Lexa Chapped, and performed by some of Elphlnslone's most talented  actors and actresses. Don't miss 11! Tickets on sale at Ihe door.  Stars will be shining in Gibsons on December 11 and 12 at Calvary Baptist Church In  the musical production 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star'. Many little people (and some  not so little) are practising diligently for the coming production. Look for more information shortly.  Sunshine Coast Cancer Support Group monthly meeting December 5, at 1 pm at SI.  John's Church, Davis Bay. For Information call 885-3484 or 883-2251.  Sunshine Coast Liberal Association general meeling, Monday, December 12 al 7:30  pm, Liberal ollice, Cowrie St., Sechelt. Call 886-2239 or 885-9491 (or Inlormalion.  Entry lorms lor Suncmttr Utgazlne Contest available at the Coast Newa offices and  local book stores. Deadline lor entries, Dec. 31. Cash Prizes. For information call  Ruth at 885-2418, evenings.  Care Home In Sechelt requires person(s) to apply hand waxing lo residenls. Two  mornings per week, 1 Ii hours, training provided. Call Ihe Volunteer Action Cenlre at  885-5881.  Sunshine Coast Peace Committee Invites you to Its annual Christmas Potluck Supper  on Sunday, Dec. 11, 5:30 pm In the Community Use Room, Roberts Creek Elementary School. Everyone Is welcome.  Youth group support  V��w     aH-*      CERTIFICATES      ^ **��     AV  ~\     V >���''  OPEN EVERYDAY  "^tyt         for v^ur shopping convenience mw /"^  by Penny Fuller  Howe Sound Pulp and Paper  (HSPP) announced some good  news for the Gibsons Youth  Council (GYC) last week. The  company has agreed io finance  a project which will see 250  teens from the Sunshine Coast  attend a concert by the Vancouver Sympony Orchestra.  Co-presidents of the GYC,  Kyle Quarry and Cheryl Covey  were ecstatic last week when  they talked to the Coast News.  This projeel is the largest that  Ihe group has laken on since  they began meeting last spring.  Arrangements have been made  to purchase five blocks of 50  tickets for concerts between  January 21 and May 23, 1989.  While there is no official  membership lisl for the GYC, a  group of 15 teenagers comprise  a core lhal have been working  logelher on a variety of things.  This core group will be attending the concerts and the other  235 youths will be selected from  all over the Sunshine Coast.  Covey told the Coast News  that the actual decision as to  who will go will be left up to  principals, "...but we set the  criteria. We want kids from  Dogpatch to Egmont, a good  mix of different kids of youth  who wouldn't normally gel to  go to the symphony."  The GYC also recently sponsored a trip lo UBC for 25  students where the kids went to  the Museum of Anthropology  and generally got an idea of the  wide variety of possibilities  available through a university.  The group's motto is unof  ficial: "Ifanyihing'sgoingtobe  done for kids, it has to be done  by kids." Although the council  has two adult consultants, a  legal necessity for a lot of things  involving fund-raising, the  choosing of projects, the planning and the work is all done by  the teens themselves.  Last summer, the youth  council was heavily involved  with Sea Cavalcade. They ran  two concession booths, one at  the wharf and one at the curling  rink, managed traffic control  for the parade and provided  labour and control for the Sea  Cavalcade youth dance.  On an on-going basis, the  group sponsors floor hockey for  bovs between 12 and 14 years  old.  Asked aboul iheir thoughts  on a drop-in centre for teens in  Gibsons, bolh Covey and  Quarry said, "I just don't think  il would work." Plans that have  been tossed around are too  elaborate, Covey said, and  Quarry agreed, "I don't think  the kids would go."  The co-presidents suggested  all that is really wanled by teens  in Gibsons is, 'a place to hang  out'. Somewhere where they  can drop in and be welcomed  while they have a cup of coffee  and a cigarette, where they can  talk to friends and meet before  heading off to an event. It's the  events lhat the GYC hopes to  provide.  There is some talk of arranging a monthly dance starting  sometime nexl year. In the  meantime, Ihe group will be arranging the lasl minute details  for a trip lo the symphony.  George    in    Gibsons  Kyle Quarry and Cheryl Covey, co-presidents of the Gibsons Vouth  Council, were jubilant last week to learn that Howe Sound Pulp  and Paper has agreed to help finance a trip for <150 teens to attend a  Vancouver Symphony Orchestra concert. ���Penny Fuller photo  Former teacher dies in South Seas  by George Cooper, 886-8520  On Saturday last Helen Sallis  and her sons and daughters held  their own special memorial for  husband and "father, Norman,  who died November 16,  "Son James chartered a  sailboat for the family to have  our own memorial out on Howe  Sound," Helen told me, "where  we scattered his ashes on the  open water.  "Even though Norman had  gone his own way some years  ago, we always continued to  gather as a family at Christmas  and at birthdays, like Norman's  60th two years ago.  "Last July all of us except  Steve went on a sailing excursion for the day out on Georgia  Strait. And thai was our last  time together as a family.  "Now at that quiet family  memorial on Howe Sound I  remembered him as my husband and was able to cherish the  good memories I have of him."  Helen lives in Gibsons, and  has been an accountant for the  past 10 years in an accounting  firm in Sechelt. Helen said she  finished her secondary schooling along with her children and  later did substitute work at  Elphinstone.  Norman Sallis was born in  Long Beach, California,  January 14, 1926, of British  parents. They came to live in  Vancouver where Norman went  to school.  Norman had applied for a  British passport which would  make him a citizen of three  countries. But the passport arrived only recently while he was  still travelling in New Zealand  and the South Pacific. So he did  not learn of this additional  status before he died.  After war service in 1943 lo  1945 when he was still in his  teens, and for five years afler  that in the Navy where he  qualified as a steam engineer  class 111, Norman worked as a  janitor in Vancouver schools to  support his family.  While at that job he felt  teaching school was a challenge  he could well take on. In 1960  he enrolled in a special course in  UBC���30 credits in one calendar year���and began teaching  in Industrial education. Also  from time to time in academic  subjects.  "Norman completed a degree  through summer schools with  majors in English and in history  as well as in shopwork," Helen '  said, "and taught in Sicamous  for a year, Salmon Arm for  four, and Ladner for one before  coming to the Sunshine Coast in  1968."  Before he left the school  district here, Norman had gone  his own way. After leaving the  district he travelled and lived for  a few years in New Zealand,  Thailand, and other places in  ihe South Pacific.  NORMAN SALLIS  On his return to B.C. Norman decided to qualify as an  electrician���he had worked for  Don Hauka previously in summer vacations���and attended  Vancouver Vocational Institute  for the year-long course.  In 1982 his answer to an  advertisement got him a job as  electrician in the federal government's departmenl of Energy  and Conservation where he was  employed until he retired in  1987.  During recent travels again in  the South Pacific he had visited .  the grave of Robert Louis  Stevenson in Western Samoa.'  The climb to the hilltop site a second time to photograph the  grave marker which has the  Stevenson poem 'Requiem' inscribed on it brought on severe  chest pains, and on the third  day after the first climb up the  hill, Norman died in the  hospital in Appia.  At the remembrance gathering held in Vancouver  November 19, Ted Mills of  Vancouver recited Requiem as a  touching memorial, too, for  Norman Sallis.  "Home is the sailor, home  from the sea."  CORRECTIONS  In last week's issue the item  on the crows by Betty Keller  should have said...a founder of  the Festival of the Written Arts.  The Festival, by the way, is girding itself for its eighth anniversary presentation in 1989.  And in the request of  Elphinstone   librarian,   Gary  Foxall, for certain magazine  issues of recent years, the titles  Equinox and National  Geographic were printed correctly, but the title GEO got lost  in the printing. Call him at  886-2204 (school). '  LANGDALE ELEMENTARY  The school reports a good  dollar profit from its book sale.  Pupils were good enough to  remember Unicef on their  Hallowe'en rounds and collected $85.95 for the cause.  The Mill Expansion presen-  tors were impressed by the  penetrating quality of the question directed to them by the  pupils on their recent visit to the  school.  Town of Gibsons  PUBLIC NOTICE  BYLAW NO. 598  A bylaw to dispose ol certain portions of lane In exchange  for land necessary lor a lane In the Town ol Qlbsons.  Take notice that pursuant toSection 574 of the Municipal  Act, the Council of the Town of Gibsons intends by Bylaw  No. 598 to dispose of certain portions of highway In  District Lot 685 In exchange for land mentioned In the said  bylaw for the purpose of relocating such lane.  Bylaw No. 598 and plans of the proposed lane relocation  may be inspected at the Municipal Hall during regular of-  "ce hours' Rob Buchan  Municipal Planner &  Approving Officer  "Your Child  at Play"  One to Two years  by Segal & Adcock  -13.95  *\\><ui44fo%e  (next to Webber Photo)  277 Gower Pt. Rd. 886-7744  Natural  Vitamins  Health Food  Variety SSI FOODS  jibsoiu Landing  886-2936  =WEBBER PHOTON  TREASURE  PRINTS  Photos on China  Agents For  LOOMIS COURIER SERVICE  886-2947  275 Gower PI. Rd.  Gibsons Landing  MARY'S  .VARIETY  ��� open 7 days a ween =  MUGS        for Gifts &  Stocking Stutters  ��� Horoscope  ��� Humourous  ��� For the golfer  ��� Family Christmas  f= Dry Cleaning Drop Off -==|  Nexl lo Shell Station aa__ an--i  Cower PI Rd.  OTO-OU// Elphinstone Honour Roll  Coast News, December 5,1988  GRADE 8  Carolynn Stevenson, Jake  McGillivray, Leonard Kirkham,  Kara Quarry, Jesse Agnew,  Krista Hill, Zee Sanborn,  Kristin Braun, Amy Morem,  Matthew Chalmers, Melanie  Hill, Simon Forst, Alison Men-  nie, Francesca Ryan, Janiell  McHeffey, Maria Budd, Tracy  Rennie, Drew Stewart, Kelly  Robertson, Aaron Service,  Marianne Renfrey, Alan Harding, Eileen Dorst.  GRADE 9  Sonja Karlson, Jennie Harrison, Sarah Puchalski, Amanda Tame, Jude Kirkham,  Michelle Pedersen, Melissa  Anderson, Tanya Bodt, Tara  Rezansoff, Linda Schroth,  Nicole Tjensvold, Laura  Mowbray, Neil Clark, Cindy  Ng, Mark Anson, Ken Fiedler,  Natasha Marsden, Kathy Swanson.  GRADE 10  Graham Ruck, Ikie Ziakris,  Robert Newman, Liv Fredrick-  sen, Regan Stevens, Nicole  Qually, Devon Robson, Yanya  Lanauze-Wells, Natasha Foley,  Peter Anderson, Keely Wood.  GRADE 11  Jason Pawliuk, Derek Adam,  Christine Karlson, Koree  Beyser, Jennifer McKinney,  Jennifer Baba, Jesse Dougherty, Dennis Frandsen, Christopher Kennedy, Bonnie  Stewart, Michelyn Stevens,  John Rogers, Jennifer Stevenson, Davis Morgan, Lynette  Bissett, Kristie Sugden,  Catherine Stuart, Sean  Puchalski.  GRADE 12  Karen Beyser, Christine  Qually, Suzanne Wilson, Gro  Averill, Laila Ferriera, Teresa  Burnett, Michelle Wiley, Julie  Reeves, Les McKinney, Stella  Rinaldis, Jennifer Girard,  Brock Jaeck, Matthew Kirk,  Susan Carsky, Roya Tozer,  Carol Fraser, Jason Weir, Rick  Fosbery, Gary Tetzlaff, Pushpa  Pillai, Francisco Juarez, Karen  Foley, Shelley Bodt, Dennis  Morgan, Joya Baba, Sara Bennett, Amber Wheeler.  OUTSTANDING  ACHIEVEMENTS  Pam O'Donaghy - Most Im  proved Accounting student;  Kelly Robertson - MVP Grade 8  Girls VB; Amber Wheeler - Best  TV   producer;   Linda   Leslie  -Most Improved academically;  Jennifer Stevenson - Student  Council Leader; Ikie Ziakris  -Composed two pieces of music;  Regan Stevens - Excellent textiles designs; Tanya Bodt - Puts  her best into everything;  Catherine Stuart - Winner of  several   Lower   Mainland  Quarter Horse Association  Awards; David Morgan - 99  percent in a SS midterm; Scott  Germaine - Top Law Exam student to date; Jim Huhn - Fantastic improvement this term;  Joyce Heron - Keep up the good  work!; Cindy Ng - 70 wpm lyping - amazing!; Pushpa Pillai  -Visual Art student extraordinaire; Jason Weir - Exceptional work in Drft; Christine  Qually - Great work on the  Yearbook.  Gardening notes  by Marguerite  We can all probably find a  job we can do in the garden if  time and weather permits, and  the effort will be worthwhile  and satisfying. Whatever the  layout of your garden, you're  the boss.  Sometimes changes have to  be made, with the relocation of  plants or shrubs,  to correct  mistakes. If you have not yet  sent away for the new  catalogues of favourite  seedsman, do so withoul delay.  Seedsmen's catalogues are  fascinating publications and  worth close study, with detailed  notes of height, colour and  location, and lots of information. Your local garden centre  or library may help you with addresses of seedsmen.  Ken's Lucky Dollar Foods  886-2257  GOWER POINT ROAD, GIBSONS LANDING  is��^  Wi reserve tht right to limit quantities  Wi lully guinntN everything wa tall  to t�� lully tatlifactory or money fully refunded  Sat., Sun. & Holidays  930 - 6 pm  *GS0H  HOUOAY  Your LOTTERY Centre ffla snag ca  wo��  FREE DELIVERY TO THE WHARF  BbUA*  Prices effective:  Dec. 6- Dec. 11  mmmm  Mon. ��� Fri.  9:30 til 7 pm  C  FROZEN  \ BUTCHER SHOP  [grocery  Upton - Chicken Noodle 2's  soup mix        nogm .95  Fortune ��� Mandarin  oranges 284 mi .65  Brunswick - In Oil  sardines ioo3m .58  Ivory  soap bars      4/95gm 1.08  Bird's Eye  CoolWhip a 1.69  Fraser Vale ��� Whole Kernel  com ik_ 2.39  Minnie Maid  grape &  fruit punch       355 ml .89  Fraser V  strawberries &  blueberries     boo gm 2.89  <  DAIRY  ��� 10 kg  5.68  No Name ��� All Purpose/  Whole Wheat/Unbleached  flour  Hunt's  tomato paste   36��gm 1.08  Ardmona ��� In Pear Juice/  Sliced/Halves  .97  peaches 39s mi  Maple I eaj   Tenderflake  lard m gm .98  Quick As A Wink  White /Chocolate  cake mix     2273m 2/.87  Clouerleal ��� Pink  salmon 2139m 1.98  Eleclrasol ��� Dishwasher  detergent        1 kg 2.58  MJB - Regular/Fine  Ground  coffee 300 gm 2.28  Catelli ��� With Tomato  spaghetti  sauce 398mi .88  Catelli ��� Long Vermicelli/  Long Spaghetti/ReadyCut Macaroni  paStaS 500gm    .98  Sajflo - Sunflower  OH 500 ml   1.48  Philadelphia ��� Plain  cream cheese 250 gm 1.69  Schneiders Soft  margarine        jm ���, .77  Schneider's - Thin  cheese slices  500Sm 3.59  Country Crock - Soft  margarine      6sogm 1.78  PRODUCE  Fresh ��� Cut Into Chops  Quarter  PORK  LOINS j.8  BUKNS  Fresh  ... OHO Fresh ��� Medium  beef stew..... 2.19 ground bee,       ��� 1.69  Burns ��� Sliced Side  Frozen-(CO.V.) New Zealand D3C0n 500 gm    C.OiJ  Shoulder Regular  lamb chops ��. 2.69 wieners 45ogm 1.59  Burns ��� Dinner Campfire  ham 1/Vs     .  3.59 cooked ham    mgm 1.49  Imported  BANANAS  lb.  .29  Our Own Freshly Bated  cookies  6/99  Imported  avocadoes      M. -49  Mexican  green peppers   ib  .49  California  broccoli _,. .49  California  tomatoes ��. .49  PLUS Many More  ^INSTOREf  SPECIALSl  Venice ��� 100% Stone Ground  bread 1.19  FESTIVE?  I m nol sure But tasty.. yes! And il you want lo serve your dinner guests something just a liltle bit different during the 'entertaining' season then you may care to try these  STUFFED BABY SQUID  Use four squid per person Make sure that all Ihe cartilaginous  bils inside are removed. Chop the tentacles linely and place in a  bowl To 16 baby squid mix in a bowl:  1 cup baby shrimp  1 cup linely chopped onions  2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic  2 tablespoons linely chopped parsley  Va teaspoon grated nutmeg  'A teaspoon salt  Vi teaspoon ground black pepper  2 cups soft breadcrumbs  tentaclai  Mix all these ingredients and stull Ihe squid. You will need a little patience, but it doesn't take long! Stick a toothpick through  the open end ol the squid to secure il. Roll It in a little seasoned  (lour then saute in a frying pan in some heated olive oil until  browned all over. Make a sauce Irom:  1 V> cups cold water  'A cup dry red wine  2 tablespoons flour  Blend these gradually and add to the squid. Stir constantly until  thickened. Cover and simmer lor 25 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Allow lo rest lor 5 minutes before serving. Remove  toothpicks. Serve with boiled or wild rice and enjoy.  NEST LEWIS  agaaaaaififgifjm*T*m.y Coast News, Decembers, 1988  DIESEL CO. LTD.  Diesel Engine Rebuilding  Industrial Parts  HW*101' ______%*���_     Aaaa.  MadeiraPark 883-2616  Sechelt    Scenario  Christmas countdown underway  by Margaret Watt, 885-3364  The countdown to Christmas  has started. There are only 20  days to go until the big day. The  village  is  looking  more and  CASTLMOCK  KENNELS  f>��2v  JSSU  Highway lot, Roberts Creek   885-9840 *��r      ,  Chris"113  Boarding & Grooming      ^  No animals will be accepted without current    oV^^^"  vaccination records.   (Within 12 mths.)  Sixth Annual  Polar Bear Swim  On New Year's Day, Sunday, January 1 at 11 am, 'polar  bears' of all ages will once again descend on Davis Bay beach  lo prove Ihe claim the waters of the Pacific Ocean are cold is  just a silly rumour.  This will be Ihe Sixth Annual Polar Bear Swim and, as it  was lasl year, will be held under the auspices of the Sechelt  and Dislricl Chamber of Commerce.  "We are looking for volunteers to assist to run things  smoothly, as well as for new ideas on an already successful  and popular event. Regislralion, crowd control, assistance to  Ihe brave swimmers, and many more details need your help,"  said a chamber spokesperson.  If you wanl to help, and have some fun, please call Sheree  ai 885-3100.  [    Christinas  )      Hours  Mon.-Thurs, 10:00-6:00  Friday 10:00-8:00  Saturday  more like a scene from a  Dickens storybook, as, each day  yet another store window is  dressed for the season. All we  need now is the snow.  People scurry about intent on  their annual hunt for the perfect  present. Children's voices grow  more strident with each passing  day, and I can feel the familiar  niggle of anxiety in the pit of my  stomach. Ah, 'tis the season, all  right.  SPCA NEWS  There are still a few SPCA  calendars left. I got mine last  Thursday from some people  who were selling them in Trail  Bay Mall and 1 was very pleased  with it. For just $4.50 it makes a  nice little gift for the animal  lover on your list, or you could  always treat yourself.  Phyllis McNicol of the SPCA  *v  10:00 - 6:00  mm ��   W- ������.      Cowrie St., Seche  MICHAEL F. WELSH  ANDRENA GRAY  are pleased lo announce  the opening of their law practice at  5683 Cowrie Street,  P.O. Box 130, Sechelt, B.C. von 3A0  under the name of:  LAW OFFICE OF WELSH AND GRAY  Telephone: (604) 885-3291 Fax:(604)885-5154  Vancou ver Toll Free: (604) 925-3149  Players from the Chatelech Secondary School Band rendered appropriate seasonal music at the  ceremony for the turning on of the lights for Christmas at Rockwood Lodge December 2.  ���Vern Elliott pholo  Roberts    Creek  is concerned that cruelty to  animals seems to be on the rise  this year. Cats and kittens are  being abandoned more readily  and there have been more  reports of dogs being mistreated. She has some advice.  Save yourself some heartbreak,  don't let your pets have litters.  Don't give a puppy or a kitten  as a gift for Christmas unless  you know for sure that the person really wants a pet and is  willing to invest the time and  energy required to looking after  it. It also costs a lot to feed a pet  these days.  Also, you should know that  all dogs, six months and over,  now require a licence, even in  Sechelt.  WRITING CONTEST  A reminder to all you potential writers that December 31 is  the closing date for entries to  the Suncoaster Magazine Writing Contest. There's a total of  $350 in cash prizes. Pick up entry forms at any local book  store or the Coast News office  in Sechelt or Gibsons.  The contest is sponsored by  the Suncoast Writers' Forge.  Give me a call for further information.  ST. MARY'S SAYS THANKS  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, Sechelt branch, would  like to thank everybody whe  came out and supported their  bazaar November i9. It was a  huge success.  Anyone still needing a ticket  for the luncheon meeting at  Pebbles on December 12 at 11  am, please get in touch with  Marlis Knaus at 885-7793.  The auxiliary is now taking  names for Christmas greetings  in lieu of cards. Donations go to  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary,  Sechelt branch, Memorial  Fund.  Deadline is December 15 for  the paper that comes out  December 19. For further information contact Doris Gower at  885-9031 or leave your donation  at Bobbie's in Trail Bay Mall.  Legion entertainment slate  [jlliLmum Tna....|i  CHRISTMAS  SALE at  Village Hobby Brews  Wine and  Beer kits  15% off  ���LIQUEUR EXTRACTS   40 flavours lo choose from  ��� Brandied Cherry Cream  - Grand Marnier  - Kahlua  - Strawberries and Cream  (peach, menthe, raspberry)  - Schnaaps  and many more only *2"  Special on Equipment Kit  Re8.$45.   NOW$3900  Cowrie St., next lo Cl.iholm Furniture      885-2687 M  n��aamtn........ti.��nmajl  by Jeanie Parker, 885-2163  Yes, Gary Cooper is coming  to Roberts Creek. He's led  many country jam sessions al  314 Army and Navy Club and  his 'Cooper Country' trio will  provide some really good  rhythm this Friday and Saturday at the Roberts Creek  Legion.  'Firefall' will be back by  popular demand on December  16 and 17 and Richard Tate  returns on December 23 with his  guilar and mandolin.  Tickets for New Year's Eve  are $15 at the Legion and  Seaview Market. There'll be a  buffet supper, party favours,  door prizes, and excellent entertainment by 'Partners', a duo  who formerly played with the  band 'Chilliwack'. Phone  885-5556 or 886-9813 for information.  VALDY TICKETS  There was some mix-up on  the tickets for the Valdy concert  this Thursday, December 8, at  the Roberts Creek Community  Hall. Tickets are $10, $5 for  kids, at the Coast Bookstore in  Gibsons and Talewind Books in  Sechelt. Phone Marilyn at  886-3280 for more information.  CHRISTMAS POTLUCK  The Sunshine Coast Peace  Committee is holding a Christmas Potluck Supper next Sunday, December 11 from 5:30 to  8:30 in the Community Use  Room at Roberts Creek  Elementary. Everybody is most  welcome.  SUNDAY BRUNCH  Treat yourself to brunch at  the Roberts Creek Legion this  Sunday, December 11. The  Ladies' Auxiliary is providing a  hearty meal for $3.50 along  with a bake sale and white  elephant table. Come between  11 and 2 and phone Billie at  885-9258 if you have home baking to contribute.  ANNUAL LUNCHEON  Members of the Roberts  Creek Branch of St. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary are reminded of the annual meeting and  luncheon next Monday, December 12. The meeting starts at  10:30  sharp  at  the  Roberts  Creek Legion.  FAIRE THANKS  The Roberts Creek Community Association and Hall  Committee wish to thank all the  people who helped with the  Craft Faire. A special thanks  goes to Rosemary Coates for all  her work on the raffle.  All the raffle prizes have been  claimed and delivered but for  those who want to check the  numbers, the winners were: 286,  189, 143, 268, 172, 96, 23, 59,  232, 280, 279, 285, 199, 256,  205, 218 and 62.  CHRISTMAS PARTY  A Christmas party and dance  for Grandes 5, 6 and 7 will be  held at the Community Hall  Friday, December 16 from 7 to  10 pm. Gifts will be exchanged  so everybody is asked to bring a  unisex present costing less than  $2. Also bring snacks to share.  Tickets will be $2 at the door.  TOURIST AND RECREATION GUIDE  *7fatf4>  ft\mV&OiV #w# Lrajkeup  Meet The Artist  Sat.,       ALSO AVAILABLE  TERRY CHAPMAN  Dec. 10     %^ntt��5>'!  Cowrie St., Sechell     885-7606  SUNSHINE COAST                      JB  Golf & Country Club      ]  Year 'round 9 hole course        ^  Coffee Shop & Lounge Area       ^B  VISITORS WELCOME                   SS  Hwv. lot, HobBtiCrtrt                  885-9212    "^"l  k'afl  SCRD officers  acclaimed  The officers of the Sunshine Coast Regional District  (SCRD) board were re-elected by acclamation by their fellow  members at the SCRD inaugural meeting on the evening of  December 1 at Sechelt.  Peggy Connor again is chairperson and Brett McGillivray  again is vice-chairman.  An alternate member for chairperson Connor was also  sworn in that evening. He's Tom Lamb of Clarkson Way,  Halfmoon Bay.  Alternate members act in the place of SCRD directors if a  director happens to be absent.  Also sworn in that night were the four SCRD directors  returned to office by acclamation in the recent local government elections.  ROBERTS CREEK LEGION ]  - Branch 219  DONATIONS  presented to the following  from November 1987 to October 1988  a HELLY HANSEN & MUSTANG  OUTDOOR WEAR  ��� MARINE BATTERIES  DCHARTS & BOOKS  I 866-8M8  I Waterfront. Glbsona  GIBSONS marina  WAKEFIELD TENNIS CLUB  Next to the Wakefield Inn - on the beach  Pay As You Play  VISITORS WELCOME - INDOOR COURTS  885-7666  RC Community Association  Elves Club  Crimestoppers  War Amps  The 69^8  Gibsons Girls' Softball  Harbour Lights  Beachcombers Volleyball  SC Music Festival  SC Boxing Club  Gibsons Minor Ball  Town of Gibsons Pool  SC Home Support  Elphinstone Bursuries nantL  Roberls Creek Volunteer Fire Department  TOTAL DONATED: S40.880.40  Rod & Gub Club  RC Softball  RC Elementary School  Boy Scouts  Sechelt Pipe Band  Navy League  Chamber of Commerce  Lions for Crippled Children  Kidney Foundation  Minor Hockey  St. Mary's Hospital  Chinook Swim Club  Benny Jack Trust  Rainbow Preschool  Need This Space?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  Come  Down  &  Browse  280 Gower Point Rd., Gibsons Landing  Fine Art - Art Supplies - Gifts  ^GALLERY  CUSTOM*  FRAMING  ���aJW-9211  886-9213  We would like to thank all ol the people who came out  to play Bingo and our volunteer workers. This support  has made it possible tor us to donate these funds and will  make it possible to do more in the future.  Thank you. BILL RICIMRDSON  The Executive  The Royal Canadian Legion  Branch 219  RobertB Creek, B.C. Coast News, December 5,1988  Davis Bay News ii Views  Remember others this Christmas  by Jean Robinson, 885-2954  Please consider a 'Meals on  Wheels' gift for an elderly  friend of yours. You must ask  them first if you could do this  for them and if they would be  willing to be interviewed by someone from the Sunshine Coast  Home Support Society.  Then if permission is granted,  phone the SCHSS at 885-5144  and give them the details. A  kind and warming gift.  Drivers are still needed for  Meals on Wheels and client pick  up for Kirkland Centre Adult  Day Care. Meals are not just  'dumped off but instead are  laken in and a liltle care and  concern for the recipient goes  along with il.  Quite a relationship builds  between driver and client, be  Ihey picked up or dropped off  al Kirkland Centre or receiving  a meal. Often those few minutes  of your time will be the most  rewarding of your life.  Give ihe SCHSS a call today  and insure a brighter tomorrow  for yourself and someone in  who's shoes you may be walking someday.  Slill needed at Kirkland Cenlre, an art teacher and now an  organist since they have acquired an organ. Phone the  885-5144 number if you can  help.  GENERAL MEETING  The Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Communily Association  December general meeling is on  the 12th at 7:30 pm. Please bring a can of somelhing for the  tlvcs hamper.  Then on December 13 at 7  pm Ihe Davis Bay Elementary  School is having its Christmas  Concert. Don't miss this.  ON PARENTING  I recently overheard a parenl  vainly trying lo call her  wayward youngsler back lo Ihe  line up where Mom slood to pay  for her purchases. Then, when  the lol began lo finger candy,  ihis Mom said to another in  line, "Well if ihe owners persist  in leaving lhal stuff within reach  of children, it's iheir lough  luck."  The oilier lady agreed and  said things hadn't changed in 25  years.  I was appalled at the parental  altitude.   Firstly,   why   are  children allowed to stray from  Mom's side? Should they not be  disciplined to stay close because  of dangers to themselves?  Again, why are some allowed  candy just because it's within  Iheir sight and reach? Is stealing  not a sin anymore?  If I visited their homes would  I be allowed to take anything I  wanted within my reach?  The bottom line is, what are  these children going io become?  Are the parenls depending on  the school system to put iheir  child on the straight and narrow?  Not fair to the schools, the  children ihemselves or the  public who have to put up with  this behaviour now and in the  future.  The Sunshine Coast Arls Council held its Christmas Craft Sale at  the Sechelt Indian Band Hall December 3. ���Vera Eilioii photo  Keep part of the dollars you spend...  SHOP LOCALLY  UNICEF aided  The Sechelt Elementary School Unicef fund drive on  Hallowe'en had a spectacular success. The total this year is  $846.30 which is up significantly from last year's $596, says  Roger Legasse, sponsoring teacher.  This year $50 was raised through the sale of Unicef pins. A  cheque has gone to Unicef British Columbia.  The students on the Unicef committee were: Sarah  Petrescu, Alison Denham, Aimee Croteau, Sandy Laurie,  Erin Norgan, Elasia Best, Taras Popike, Andrea Kraft, Bob  Dall Jr., Melissa Paul and Michelle Nelson.  Give That  Special Woman  in you Life  Something she will  be proud to wear  From our great  selection of  Contemporary Fashions  & Styles  Open Sundays, 10 to 4  Dec. 11th & 18th  Gfloujc.  trail bay centre  sechelt  885-5323  TRAIL GHU CEflTRE (ML  trail eny certre rnniL  B.C. Government Liquor Store  Bobbie's Family Shoes  Books 'n Stuff  Cactus Flower Fashions  Goddard's Fashion Centre  Headquarters Hairstyling  INTRA Vagabond Travel  lanelle's Chocolates & Fudge  Medical Office  Mitten Realty  Morgan's Mens' Wear  Nova lewellery  Peninsula Insurance  Pharmasave Drugstore  Photo Works  Radio Shack  Royal Bank  Sew-Easy Fabrics & Yarns  Shop-Easy  Snack Bar  Trail Bay Hardware  The Upstairs & Downstairs Shoppe  Zippers Children's Wear  Shopf.isv and Pharmasave  open   til t> pm  OPEN SUNDAYS 70-5 10. Coast News, December 5,1988  Pender Patter  Benefits of shopping locally  by Myrtle Winchester, 883-9302  Lasl week the Coast  printed a piece saying,  locally  and  lhal  News  ^^^^^^ 'Shop  support your friends  neighbours', lt explained  every dollar spent locally  does the work of $5 to $6 as it  circulates in ihe community (ihe  multiplier effect), and thai every  dollar spent elsewhere is several  dollars losl lo Ihe community.  The inlormalion referred to  the Sunshine Coast, bul it seemed to zero in on Pender Harbour, where the community is  often unanamously unsuppor-  live of itself,  All our merchants and bus-  inesspeople are loyal io the  community, and we should sup  port them jusi as loyally, particularly al Christmastime,  when they go lo extra work for  your convenience and enjoyment, and when ihey donate  (probably a lot more lhan you  do) lo every Pender Harbour  charity thai approaches ihem.  1 can hear you protesting,  "It's cheaper lo shop elsewhere,  and I'll gel a better selection  elsewhere."  Consider whal it costs you in  transportation lo shop elsewhere, ihe lime spenl travelling,  and Ihe impulse buying you do,  ihen do a price comparison.  You'll find many ilems on sale  righl here in Pender Harbour  for less than other places, and  you'll realize lhal the few pennies lhat you might save on  some ilems are hardly worth the  cosl of Ihe trip.  Selection? Granted, you can't  buy designer jeans in Pender  Harbour, bul il' you bought  more here, the merchants would  slock more lor you lo choose  from, and if business improved  in general, more stores would  open.  Think aboul it. The whole  thing works in a spiral, but  you've got lo be the one to start  thai upward motion.  ELECTION RESULTS  Following are Ihe results of  the Clinic Auxiliary November  elections:  Ruth Kobus, president; Peg  Riley, first vice-president;  Maureen Griffith, second vice-  president; Vi Berntzen,  treasurer; and Joan Murphy,  secretary.  Margaret Causey will con-  linue to manage the Showcase  at Ihe clinic, and Muriel  Cameron   will   continue   lo  manage Ihe Bargain Barn. As  always, the Bargain Barn needs  more volunteer help, and if you  can spare a couple of hours here  and there, give Muriel a call.  LEGION NEWS  A Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) representative will  be at Branch 112 of the Royal  Canadian Legion on December  14 from 10:15 am. For an appointment wilh the DVA rep.,  call the legion.  Don't forget lhat December  19 is election night. Be there at 8  pm. Unlike the recent federal  election, here your vote can  really make a difference.  As usual, Wednesday nights  are crib nighis and Saturday  afternoons are meal draw days.  Drop in for fun and games.  Tickets for Ihe New Year's  Eve dance are now on sale al the  bar.  BINGOS  On December 8 the communily dub will have a table of  gift ilems, (including knitted  socks and sweaters and stuff)  for sale al Bingo, a good opportunity to support the club and  fill some gaps in the Christmas  shopping list.  Extra goodies, turkeys, and a  door prize will be part of the  fun at a special Christmas Bingo  on December 15 at the Community Hall. Let's see if we can  get the attendance up lo 900  again.  BEAT THE...  January rush and renew your  library membership now. The  library (Pender Harbour and  District Reading Centre) is  located at the Harbour Cultural  Centre and is open this year on  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays until December 17.  The library has many new  titles, including Fishing with  John, Edith Daly's wonderful  story of life aboard the  Morekelp with Pender Harbour's John Daly.  HAWAII BOUND  Madeira Park Bank of Montreal manager, Carol Prescott,  has been awarded a trip to  Hawaii because this branch got  the highest rating for a small  branch in B.C. Congratulations, Carol!  MESSIAH  A 70 member choir, including  about a dozen Harbour  residents, will perform the  Messiah on December 18 in the  Pender Harbour Senior Secondary gymnasium at 8 pm.  Tickets   are   available   from  IN LIEU OF CHRISTMAS CARDS  *3f^t       - Donations to the  KIUMNIS  CLUB  be received at both the  .id      Bank of Montreal, Lower Gibsons  ��j��& Royal Bank, Sunnycrest Mall, Cibsons  Pl-^J    mNJJHANKS FOR YOUR GENEROSITY  brother  iat Special  Christmas Gift  can be a  KNITTING MACHINE  or a SERGER    SmUNsvn 885-7490  .   jq coming  ,,   nr friends cu  Fatn'l)��rChristmas?  Our  FOAM SHOP  Has  Mattresses,  Toppers I   Bolsters, etc.  all Custom Cul on the Premises  FABRICS. VINYLS.  & ALL SUPPLIES  for the do-it-yourselfer  ���^  ��� PLEXIGLAS ��� F1BREGLAS  ��� FOAM MATTRESS ���  Twin Size ��� 39"x75"x6" 169.95  W.W. UPHOLSTERY & BOAT TOPS ltd  637 Wyngaert Rd., Gibsons  Pender Harbour Music Society  directors and at Sunny's Hair  Boutique.  CHRISTMAS CARDS  December 14 is the St. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary 'In Lieu of  Christmas Card' deadline. The  idea is to, instead of sending  greeting cards locally, wish a  Merry Christmas to friends and  neighbours in a Const News  greeting that will be printed on  December 19.  To have your greeting included, send it and a donation to the  auxiliary at Box 101, Madeira  Park.  POOL SCHEDULE  The Pender Harbour Aquatic  Centre will close on December  II and re-open with a holiday  schedule on December 27.  The pool will be open from  December 27 to 30 from 2 to 4  pm a:id 6:30 to 9 pm, and on  December 31 from 2 to 4 pm.  Registration for winter '89  programs will be held at the  aquatic centre on January 11 to  14.  HARBOUR PARTY  Now it's official.  With its  grand opening celebration on  Friday night, the Sea Ranch  established itself as a part of  Pender Harbour, and as a great  new dining spot on the Sunshine  Coast.  The Carrie Fowler Trio (Carrie and Les Fowler and Merv  Charboneau) impressed guests  with an evening of smooth, laid-  back jazz of the highest quality,  and I'm sure that everyone there  looks forward to this new  group's next performance.  The atmosphere was friendly  and casual, and everyone enjoyed an attractive, tasty cold-  plate buffet, delicious dinner  entrees, and, for dessert, a  variety of sweets and treats.  Congratulations and welcome, Denny, June, and Sea  Ranch staff, and thanks for a  fine evening of dining and  entertainment.  Denny and June thank  everyone who supported them  on their grand opening, especially their friends at the Pender  Harbour Fish Store and Gib  and Liz of the Ruby Lake  Resort.  ���Mitt**.  IXTAPA  One Week  Leave Vancouver Sundays,  Jan. I, 8, 15. 22. 29  by Points ot Call Airlines  CANCUN  2 Weeks  Leave Vancouver Fridays,  Dec. 30. Jan. 13. 27  by Points ol Call Airlines  HOTEL  Plaza Carillos  San Marino  Fiesla Americana Plaza  Return Airfare  lit  2nd  '  Parson  Parton  SAVE  969  649  320  1299  870  429  1499  1004  495  599  401  198  For more Fiesta WINTER SUN Vacation Savings  cm JUMP Gikmlwd  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTflE GIBSONS. B.C.  Sechelt Seniors  Bingo cancelled  by Larry Grafton  886-7310  To all our ardent bingo  players, please take note that  the sessions on December 8 and  22 have been cancelled. Our  Christmas dinner is scheduled  for the 8th and by the time the  22nd rolls around most people  have more on their minds than  bingo. In any case, Helen  Neelands advises that the next  bingo afternoon will be on  January 12. Hopefully, with  year end festivities behind the  members, there will be a good  turnout at that time. The more  the merrier and the larger the  prizes.  NAME TAGS  After a few years membership in our branch, most of us  know our fellow members, or a  good percentage of them by  name. This is, of course taken  for granted, but what of the  new members? Many of us have  name tags and it may be an idea  to wear them, at least on  meeting day to make our new  members more familiar with  some of the 'old timers'. This  was a request incidentally, from  a new member.  BAZAAR  As it happened, Saturday,  November 26 was a fine day to  be out and about and it was also  our Christmas Bazaar Day. We  were favoured with an excellent  turnout for an extremely busy  and profitable afternoon. On  Friday night the great variety of  sale items that were accumulated over the past months  were set out in readiness for the  crowd that was expected and we  were not disappointed.  Although it is impossible to  individually thank those  members who not only worked  at home, but faithfully attended  the Thursday morning craft sessions, there must always be a  guiding hand or two to finalize  such an event. Many hours were  spent by Virginia Ekdahl and  Tillie White to whom special  thanks are in order.  To all others, thank you! 1  would be remiss in not mentioning the fact that this year our  Wednesday   afternoon   artists  Pulp mill  reaction  Continued from page 1  "There are other steps.  We've changed the defoamer  base already. That reduces  chlorinated dioxins and  furans," he said.  The mills are no longer buying and using what are called  PCP chips. That eliminates  another of the very bad dioxins.  Hughes pointed out to this  newspaper that the dioxins  causing the problem aren't  originally generated by the pulp  making process. These dioxins  are already in the environment  from many kinds of combustion, such as automobiles and  forest fires.  The pulp process transforms  the dioxins in the environment  into the chlorinated variety  which are so very, very toxic.  contributed hand-painted pictures, saw-blade clocks and  many garden ornaments. The  pictures and clocks specifically  would make excellent Christmas  presents. Some of them are still  available. Further details may  be had by phoning either Tillie  or Virginia.  Raffle draws produced the  following winners. Large bear  -Jane Jewitt; small bear - H.  Foley; luggage - Susan Walker;  toaster - Mary Hamar.  During the afternoon grocery  hampers were won by Eunice  Taylor and Janet Sayers. Beryl  Butler won a cake, Helen  Grisack a wreath and M.  Crawford a red doll. Quite an  afternoon!  STT-  -%"  s=s:  s-> s...s,13  <KITCHEN CARNIVAL  Announces the arrival of  NEW FLAVOURED Coffee Beans  - Bavarian Dutch Chocolate  - Hazelnut Cream  - Grand Marnier  - Kona Supreme  - and the long awailed  COLUMBIA DECAFFINATED  9UTCHEN  (A     CARNIVAL  s \ \  s s:  5714 Cowrie St  Sechelt  \ \ \ s vs:  885-3611  wyy  Alfred and Pauline,  Definitely not  run of the mill.  In a single  generation  Rogers Foods of  Armstrong has  turned its local  flour and cereal  mill into a $13  million business  with sales as far  afield as Africa,  South America  and China. In fact,  Rogers accounts  for 55 per cent of         Canada's flour sales to Hong Kong.  For Alfred and Pauline Rogers who  started the business in the 1950s, it's  still very much a family affair with  son Stan developing a new line of  diversified food products.  Together with more than 400 other  B.C. food  manufacturers,  Rogers is part of  the "Great Taste  ofB.C",an  industry with  more than $3.3  billion in sales  at home and  abroad. Mixing  home grown  goodness with  international  sales, it's British  Columbia's recipe for success.  For more information about B.C.'s  agriculture industry, contact your MLA,  your nearest Government Agent, or  write to the Hon. John Savage, Minister  of Agriculture and Fisheries, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4.  Together. A Better B.C Ottawa acts on dioxins  Coast News, December 5,1988  11.  The closure of prawn, shrimp  and crab fishing in the immediate vicinity of the Port  Mellon and Woodfibre pulp  mills on Howe Sound was announced November 30 by Tom  Siddon, the federal minister of  fisheries and oceans.  The closure was ordered due  to the discovery of toxic dioxins  in these shellfish in amounts  dangerous to health if they are  eaten repeatedly.  Fisheries Minister Siddon  also ordered a similar closing of  the crab fishery near the Prince  Rupert pulp mill.  The next day Bruce Strachan,  the British Columbia environment minister, announced the  provincial government will impose stringent new regulations  affecting the discharge of dioxins by pulp mills.  "We are drafting new regula  tions that will carry severe  penalties for violators, including  heavy fines and even closure for  those mills that don't  conform," said Strachan.  But on the same day the New  Democrat Opposition's environment critic John Cash-  more was issuing a press statement. He alleged the provincial  action was long overdue and  was in marked contrast to the  Socreds' abysmal track record  of enforcing the pollution laws  B.C. already had.  "It is not good enough for  the minister to assure us that he  will crack down when there is  ample evidence to show that his  ministry has failed time and  time again to properly monitor  pollution levels, let alone prosecute offenders," said  Cashmore (NDP-Maillardville-  Coquitlam).  For health reasons due to the toxic dioxin pollution the federal  department of fisheries December 1 banned all shrimp, prawn and  crab fishing in Howe Sound management sub-areas 28-3, 28-4 and  28-5 as shown on the map above.  Details on dioxin  in Howe Sound  "A preliminary sampling and  analytical program was carried  out from January to April 1988  by the Department of Fisheries  and Oceans (DFO) and the  Department of Environment  (DOE) to determine the levels of  chlorinated dibenzodioxin  (CDD) and dibenzofuran  (DDF) isomers in 51 samples of  fish and shellfish collected in the  vicinity of 14 of the 47 Canadian pulp mills employing the  chlorine bleaching process,"  said the federal fisheries statement on Howe Sound fishery  closings November 30.  "Although the results of this  preliminary survey were judged  by the Department of National  Health and Welfare (NHW) not  to pose a health hazard to consumers, the Ministers of  Fisheries and Oceans, DOE and  NHW announced, on May 16,  that the program would be extended to include all Canadian  pulp and paper mills using the  chlorine bleaching process.  "Priority was given to the  collection and analysis of 52  samples from three mill sites  (Port Mellon, Woodfibre, and  Prince Rupert) where indications of higher levels of dioxin  and furans had been detected.  Collection and analysis of fish  and shellfish samples from the  remaining 34 mill sites in  Canada is ongoing. Thirty-nine  of the 93 planned samples from  B.C. pulp mills have been collected and analysis is ongoing.  "The analyses for dioxin in  fish and shellfish are extremely  complex, and time consuming,  and require specially trained  personnel and unique instrumentation. DFO has one  facility capable of performing  the analysis. Health and  Welfare, and Department of  Environment laboratories are  also working on the analysis.  "All federal laboratores  equipped to analyse for dioxin  and furan in fish have participated in the priority three  mill program. To increase the  federal government's ability to  provide the required information on dioxin and furan in  fishery resources, the  capabilities of private  laboratories were evaluated and  contracts issued to accelerate  the delivery of the progam  results.  "A rigorous inter-laboratory  calibration has been conducted  to ensure that results obtained  from federal and private  laboratories are reliable and  compatible," said the federal  fisheries statement.  a*  FAMILY BULK FOODS &  DELI  k ruuus &  ESSEN Q\  For Your Convenience  Open Sunday,  Dec. 11 and 18  between 12:00 - 4:00  _at>< tt�� \ New Gift Items From  Q cJ^s^**3^ West Germany  ORDER NOW  For yaw Christmas entertaining  Party Trays   . Gift Packages  -. Gift Boskets  ALL MADE  TO ORDER  UNDER THE YELLOW AWNING  Cowrie St., 885-7767  Mon-Sat 9:30-5:30 Fri. til 6:00  "In total, four fishery  management areas are affected.  Given these products are normally sold fresh, it is unlikely  that any prawns, shrimps, and  crabs from these areas are currently on the market," said the  federal fisheries announcement.  "The DFO decision to implement the closure immediately  followed advice from the  Health Protection Branch cf  Health and Welfare Canada late  Tuesday. This advice was based  on shellfish samples collected  near the three mills this past  summer and fall by DFO. After  extensive analysis by four  government laboratories Ihe  data was provided to Health  and Welfare Canada for assessment.  "We have taken swift action  where the results clearly indicated to Health Protection officials that these species near the  three pulp mills should not be  eaten," Siddon said.  "The Health Protection  Branch has advised that crabs,  prawns and shrimps from  Woodfibre and Port Mellon  and crabs from Prince Rupert  could pose a health hazard if  eaten frequently. While there is  no health hazard if these species  are eaten only occasionally,  there is concern that frequent  consumption could result in  adverse health effects," said the  federal government statement.  "This advice is based on a  health assessment process which  takes into account the number  of samples, the full range of  dioxin and furan compounds  found, the toxicity of each compound, and the amount of fish  that could be consumed by an  individual.  "A comprehensive national  sampling and monitoring program was put in place to test  fish and shellfish from the 47  sites where dioxins occur as a  result of the chlorine bleaching  process used at pulp and paper  mills. Based on results from the  preliminary analysis last May,  these three B.C. pulp mills were  given priority for detailed  testing by DFO. The sampling  program for other pulp mill  sites continues.  "Mr. Siddon cautioned that  more monitoring information  will be necessary to fully  understand the extent of the  dioxin situation but that the  need to protect the health of  Canadians was paramount,"  said the government statement  from Vancouver.  "The three pulp mills in question are being notified immediately to provide information under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act  needed to reduce or eliminate  dioxin and related compounds  in their manufacturing processes. Within the next week, all  other mills in Canada using  chlorine in the bleaching process  will also be notified to provide  similar information.  "Based on ihis informaiion  and following consultation required under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act,  regulations will be developed to  ensure lhat ihese mills meet stringent environmenlal standards  in their manufacturing processes.  Great  Meet the author Sunday,  Dec. 11  12:00-1:00  Hennessey's Heaven   irj Uuly Gill  ���TALEWIND BOOKS=  Now Open Sundays, 11:00 ��� 4:00  885-2527  trjil A,ie  Mon  9:30-  S.l  5:30  Don't get on  that Ferry!  11:00 ��� 4:00  TRAIL BAY SPORTS  Trail Ave & Cowrie  SECHELT. 885-2512 The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to the first correct entry  drawn which locates Ihe above. Send your entries to reach the  Coasl News, Box 460, Gibsons by Saturday of this week. Last  week's winner was Frank Campbell, Box 382, Madeira Park, who  correctly identified the sign on Maple Road.  Settlement urged in  Sechelt sewer dispute  B.C. Municipal Affairs  Minister Rila Johnson has asked the Sechell Indian Governmenl Dislricl, ihe Sechell  Dislricl and the Sunshine Coasl  Regional District to settle their  own dispute over the Sechelt  area sewerage system.  The SCRD board December  1 agreed to call a meeting of two  representatives each from each  local government in an attempt  lo sel lie Ihe matter by February  28 as requested by the minister.  Bul the regional board is asking  the minister lo provide a staff  representative to join in the  meeling.  The new Sechelt District was  moving lo take over the system  as an agreed aftermath of  restructuring. But at Ihe last  minute the Sechelt Indian  Governmenl District came oul  in opposition.  After receiving information  from the SCRD, Municipal Affairs Minister Johnston wrote  she agreed thai in particular the  interests of the Sechelt Indian  Government District needed to  be considered.  Asking that the SCRD  negotiate in good faith with the  two Sechelt districts to achieve a  reasonable solution to the problem, Johnston wrote as  follows:  "I fully appreciate and accept  the District of Sechelt's interest  in greater control over the  sewerage   system   within   its  a proposal lhal the collection  syslem be lurned over lo the  dislrict with the treatment  syslem remaining in Ihe hands  of the regional district. While  this does not conform lo the  municipality's proposal ii does  recognize that Ihe municipality  has a legitimate concern.  "I also understand thai you  have met with the executive of  the ministry and discussed  possibilities of restructuring the  sewerage function such thai the  two primary beneficiaries of Ihe  Sechelt system���the District of  Sechelt and ihe Sechelt Indian  Governmenl District���share Ihe  control of the treatment system.  I have also been in communication with the mayor of Sechell  who advises me that, irrespective of his desire for local control, he recognizes the benefits  of regional district administration and the desirability of  maintaining continuity.  "Given all of the above I  have concluded thai Ihere is  merit in further discussions between the three affected parties.  I recommend that a negotiating  committee be established comprised of iwo elected officials  from the District of Sechelt, two  from the Indian Government  District and two from the  regional dislrict. Given Ihe need  for each jurisdiction io deal  with the budgetary implical-  lions, I would recommend lhat  these discussions be concluded  boundaries. You have presented       by February 28, 1989."  Coast libraries  are underfunded  Continued from page 1  Sechelt and Gibsons to begin  taking major responsibility for  their libraries. She pointed out  that the storage space that  Sechelt council had promised  the library had never been  found and the handicap washroom at the library is still filled  with books.  Bob Wilson said he appreciated Mrs. Fleming's frustration, but added that council has  acted quickly in addressing the  funding problem, is committed  to continuing to improve that  situation and is also committed  to providing enlarged facilities  for the library in the future.  The provincial representatives told the meeting that  there is new funding available  which may be used  for the  building of a new library, and  the library association was urged to consult Mr. Looney about  possible funding options.  The meeting concluded  without any major new revelations taking place. The SCRD  hopes to have the letters patent  in place by the spring in order to  hold a March referendum in  Areas 'E' and 'F'. Should the  referendum pass the board  could then proceed to allocate  some of their yearly budget to  the Gibsons Library.  The municipal district of  Sechelt appears to be staying  out of any regional agreement  at this time. Before ending the  meeting, Alderman Kolibas  apologized for any delay which  Sechelt's actions may have caused in the funding process.  GARDENS  886-9889  WE DELIVER  Fresh Flower  Arrangements  WE CREATE  Custom Orders and  daign to your colour choice  open 7 days a week  WEEKDAYS 9-5  Sundays & holidays 10-4  *4>  operated by  Dick & Shirley Bowers  Chamberlin Road  (off North Rd)  To make room for 1989 floor coverings  DeVRIES is  CLEARING  1988 INVENTORY at super saver prices  SUPER SPECIAL BUY'  TAPIS  Tfflchmond  V. 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The Sunshine  Second Section  Acclaimed members of the Sunshine Coast Regional District board at the inaugural meeting Thursday  night were sworn into office by Administrator Larry Jardine (right). Shown saying their oaths (from left)  are: John Shaske; Vice-chairman Brett McGillivray; Chairperson Peggy Connor. Seated in front at the  board table during the ceremony is Gerry Dixon, Gibsons council representative.        ���Harold Blaine photo  Coast by-passed by  provincial highway planning  by Harold Blaine  Lack of any Sunshine Coast  new highway construction in the  recently unveiled long lerm provincial transportation plan has  ihe members of the regional  district (SCRD) board very  disturbed.  Members also expressed concern at their inaugural meeting  December 1, that a lot of new  Port Mellon  Expansion 9  VyfiatdoM/ThintX,D.  ^��USe     1/     Ca^  2.00109.00P���. / T��l��Hfcn .  cornea^*"���**        ,��"��  "m^*��J'^i*mr-*  IMPORTANT  NOTICE  FOR SEAFOOD  HARVESTING  As a result of the serious accidents which have  happened to inexperienced divers in the seafood  diving industry, the Workers' Compensation Board has  established a requirement for a seafood harvesting  diving certificate. This certificate must be obtained  by all divers in the seaftxid harvesting industry.  The certificate can be obtained at WCB Offices in  the coastal region, and is awarded to applicants who  have a current medical certification, proof of attendance at a training course, or experience in the fishery  and who successfully complete an examination to be  written at the WCB office. This examination will be  based on Section 11 of the WCB's Industrial Health  & Safety Regulations, Underwater Diving, and the  N.O. A.A. Diving Manual or equivalent.  Further information can be obtained by  contacting:  Vancouver Island Regional Manager  WCB Field Services  320 Cook Street  Victoria, B.C.  Phone Toll free 1-800-663-3153  (effective December 1st)  18>  WORKERS'  COmPENSATION  BOARDSSO!  highway building recently announced for Vancouver Island  didn't include any work on Sunshine Coast Highway 101 as  part of the Island Circle Route  Plan. This plan is part of the  economic strategy for the Vancouver Island/Powell River/  Sunshine Coast region which  was prepared by the Association  of Vancouver Island Municipalities.  The SCRD board wants  Highways Minister Neil Vant to  visit the Sunshine Coast so they  can lake him out and show him  the needs of the area for  highway improvements. Board  members agreed the minister  should be telephoned to follow  up a November 28 letter asking  for him to visit.  Since the Vancouver Island  highway construction program  announcement included reference to the wishes of the mayors  along the involved routes,  SCRD members agreed the  Sunshine Coast mayors and  chief should also be invited out  to any meeting with Highways  Minister Vant.  The SCRD members were  upset that they and their staff  had worked through the exercise of determining and setting  out the region's highway needs  as required by provincial  government staff, only to be  completely left out of the long  lerm highways plan and have all  the region's work go for  nothing.  The provincial plan was  released so soon after the  region's submission went in that  it was hardly possible the region  plan could've been considered,  it was said. Board members also  said other regions of the province are equally angry about  being left out of the provincial  highways work plans.  SCRD members agreed further action on the matter should  be laken by the next board  meeting if the highways minister  hasn't agreed to meet with ihem  and review Sunshine Coasl  highways needs.  Success  crowns  art sale  Success, in spile of comncti-  lion and a minor 'time-warp',  crowned ihis year's An and  Craft Sale in Madeira Park lasl  Saturday. Area A Clinic Auxiliary is happy.  Christmas shoppers bought  thousands of dollars' worth ol  handmade items even though  competing events attracted  some away.  Raffle winners were: Ceramic  dog made and donated by  Pauline Babcock - Flo Bitzer;  Steak knives donated by Peg  Riley - Helen Downing; Carving  knives donated by Peg Riley  -Harry Goldberg; Cushion  made and donated by Lela Griffith -Shirley Allan; Calendars  designed and donated by Vi  Tyner -Marjorie McKay and  Jackie Crowell; Doll donated by  Peg Riley - Peter Grabenhof.  "Only a study"  Rural areas reassured  on restructuring  by Rose Nicholson  Residents of Hopkins Landing, Granthams Landing,  Soames Poinl, Williamsons  Landing and Areas E and F  have been reassured by Chairman Jane Sorko of the Restructuring Committee thai ihey are  not aboul to be laken over by  the Town of Gibsons in the currenl restructuring proposals.  At a meeling of Ihe eommitlee last Monday night, delegations were received from  Hopkins Landing and Soames  Poinl.  These delegations expressed  their grave concerns over such  questions as loss of community  identity, takeover of community water systems, increased  taxes, loss of communily held  property and possible security  concerns if community recreation areas were lo be absorbed  into a greater park syslem.  Donald Hopkins, spokesman  for the Hopkins Landing group,  is the grandson of the founder  of thai community. He outlined  for the committee the history of  the area.  His grandfather acquired  originally District Lot 911 in  1907. Over the years a large part  of Ihe properly was subdivided  and sold, but the identity of the  community has always remained intact.  A waterfront walkway and  an effective water system are enjoyed and used by all the  residents of the 130 homes in  the area. These systems are  maintained by a great deal of  volunteer effort and considerable financial investment.  At present Hopkins Landing  is organised as Ihe Hopkins  Landing Waterworks Improvement District, which is the  lowesl rung on ihe ladder of  government bodies in Ihe province.  "Our community" said  Hopkins, "is opposed to  restructuring. We don'l see  what ihe benefits would be. We  have a good waler system. We  have a good community. Why  change it?"  Soames Point residents expressed similar concerns.  Spokesman Eric Cardinall,  Chairman of Ihe Soames Poinl  Waterworks Improvement Dislrict, described Iheir system as  adequate, with the highest  quality of water and no restrictions as to its use. He told the  committee thai ihe Soames  water system is connected to the  Hopkins syslem in a mutual aid  agreement in the event of pump  failures.  Tom Moore, the consultant  retained by ihe committee, explained that there were several  options available in the event  thai restructuring plans went  through.  Designated specific areas  could be formed, whereby each  area could retain jurisdiction  over their own affairs. Moore  also pointed out thai an enlarged area such as a Dislrict  Municipality had a great deal  more power when dealing with  federal and provincial authorities. He wenl on lo say lhal Ihe  present Town of Gibsons would  no longer exist as an entity. If  restructuring went Ihrough, Ihe  new   entity   would   be   an  amalgamation of the presen:  lown and the neighbouring  communities, wiih all areas carrying equal weight.  Moore warned residents that,  in view of recent decisions made  al the provincial level, laxes  were likely lo go up, regardless  of the status of the individual  communities.  Moore presented to the committee an interim report on the  restructuring process, but the  committee reserved comment  until it has had time to study it.  Chairman Sorko summed up  by explaining that the Restructuring Committee is charged  with the responsibility of making only recommendations to  the Town of Gibsons and the  Ministry of Municipal Affairs.  She stressed that the committee  was a long way from deciding  what their recommendations  would be.  "We're here" she said, "to  see what the best possible solution would be from your  perspective. In my conversations with the Minister of  Municipal Affairs, Mrs. Rila  Johnston, she said nothing  would be imposed on the  residents of these communities.  A decision would have to be to  the advantage of the whole  community. There's no way  that this committee is going to  rush anything through."  Mayor Diane Strom agreed.  "This is a study" she said, "to  see if a District Municipality  would work without having  problems, not to alienate the  residents   of   the   different 14.  Coast News, December 5.1988  LEISURE  Rehearsing for this year's musical at Elphinstone Secondary School  are leading role players Earl Buchan who plays Dracula in the show  of that name, and Bonnie Stewart who plays his hapless fiancee  Mina. ���Vern Kllloit photo  Students to  stage Dracula  The Elphinstone Drama Club  is staging Dracula: The  Musical?, a spoof on the  original Dracula. It takes place  in the late 1800's in the Seward  family madhouse.  Daughter Mina's fiance has  mysteriously disappeared, leaving her in the depths of depression, when a black-caped Count  sweeps her off her feet.  Puncture wounds soon appear on Mina's neck and her  fc  For all your  Satellite Needs  Call MOONRAKER  ELECTRONICS  883-8103  behaviour gels bizarre. Dr. Van  Helsing, a vampire exterminator, tries desperately to  convince the family that  Dracula is responsible.  He says the only way to keep  Dracula away from Mina is (o  rub her down wilh garlic. The  Sewards are not easily convinced.  This musical features Healher  Lydall and Sonja Karlson on  piano, and vocal direction from  Rob Studiman and Lynn Vernon. Performances are Wednesday and Thursday, December 7  and 8, in the Elphinstone gym;  doors open at 7:30, performance starts at 8 pm. Tickets  are $5 adults, $3 students, and  are available at the door.  CHRISTMAS POTTERY  SALE  Fri., Dec. 9    7 pm-10 pm  Sat., Dec. 10 10am-5 pm  OPENING NIGHT come and  join us for mulled wine  and Christmas goodies  Gibsons  iliikJi rafted by  PAT FORST  21  Studio, l.lumlnvlm Rd   (,i  886-2543  FIRST TIME EVER  on the SUNSHINE COAST  Handel's  "MESSIAH"  Sung by  80 Local Singers  SOLOISTS:  Arlene Collins  Nancy McKay  Doug Baylis  Gerry Hamming  ���Synthesized Orchestral Arrangement-  by Ken Dalgleish  ���Conducted and Produced by���������  LYN VERNON  Dec. 16 - 8 pm Chatelech High School Gym  Dec. 17 - 8 pm  Elphinstone High School Gym  Dec. 18 - 8 pm  Pender Harbour High School Gym  TICKETS AT THE DOOR   $10.00 Adults  $ 8.00 Children and Seniors  King of Safecrackers  Adventures of  Holy Herb  by Peter Trower  Believe me, picking personnel  for a criminal enterprise  requires far more caution  than for any other business.  ��� Herbert Emerson Wilson  America, by ihe latter teens  of the 20th Century, has  become a country at war.  Recruitment posters are  everywhere, including the  famous painting of a stern-  faced Uncle Sam aiming an accusatory finger at potential  shirkers. Khaki-clad, putteed  doughboys arc the currenl national heroes and Tin Pan Alley  songsmilhs are working overtime, grinding out such patriotic  ditties as 'Tramp, Tramp,  Tramp' and 'Over There'.  The Isolationist Lobby in  Washington has losl its bid to  keep the United Stales out of  the European conflict. The  sinking of the l.usilunia had  given President Wilson all the  congressional clout he needed.  Now the drums beal and the  factories hum as America  throws its massive resources  behind the Allied cause.  But in the shadowy precincts  of the underworld it is strickly  'business as usual'. Crime has  no country.  Herb has entered a strange  new world more thrilling than  any war. It is a world with its  own codes and customs, a  world of danger and dark excitement.  The Dunn and Fraser job,  though no criminal masterstroke, was an eminently successful operation. Herb is particularly gratified when the  newspaper reports label it 'a  professional job'.  However he realizes thai in  truth he is far from a professional. He still has plenty to  learn.  He lakes lo Ihe road and  visits several eastern cities. Pos  ing as a wealthy merchant he  makes the rounds of the safe  dealers, claiming to be in the  market for vaults and boxes.  The salesmen, eager lo fill his  needs trot out their wares, ply  him with brochures explaining  the construction details, and  even cite each safe's 'burglar-  proof rating, the estimated  time il would take an expert  criminal to crack it. Herb  receives ihis wealth of vital  statistics politely and promises  lhal he will be in touch.  He spends two weeks in  Washington, D.C. Now posing  as a writer researching a book  he sills ihrough the files of the  Bureau Of Standards and checks  every pamphlet they have on explosives, sleel, concrele and  related items. The bureau ex-  perls innocently provide additional information.  Herb fills up two notebooks  and subsequently compiles a  manual, for his mob's use only,  on the whole subject of gaining  illicit entry to safes and vaults.  He has discarded one Bible but  he has written another.  His research completed, Herb  returns to Detroit. The gang are  primed for more action. Cox  has lined up several new applicants.  Herb's firsl thinking in the  malter of hiring henchmen had  been to insist that they be  anonymous figures without  records and not known to Ihe  police. Cox and the others soon  disabused him of this naive and  unrealistic stipulation.  "You'll be eliminating all the  best men in the business," Cox  argued. "A lot of the top guys  have taken falls but some of  Ihem, we're going to need.  They've gol the'know-how and  Ihe connections."  Lou and Doc Redding agreed  and Herb, with some reluctance, went along with the majority.        To be continued...  New YeaTs Tickets   ...      Sail  ROBERTS CREEK LEGION |  Branch 219  The Friendly Country Legion"     *  We h.ive the good music - always live  - so is our audience!  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The Loonies' Christmas is  clown theatre at its best including mime, comedy, mask  work and music by Ross Barrett, well known locally for his  work with the band, Waves.  The traditional theme of the  discovery of the Irue spirit of  Christmas is presented through  the antics of three loons who gel  caught in winter's grasp because  of their own greed.  This is a great way to take a  break from the frenzy of this  time of year. The show starts at  I pm, December 10 and $3  tickets are available al the Arts  Centre, Hunter Gallery, Talewind Books and in Pender Harbour at the Oak Tree Market.  AWARD WINNER  The final film in this year's  Fall Film Series at the Arls Centre, 'I've Heard the Mermaids  Singing', won this year's Genie  Award for Best Actress (Sheila  McCarthy) and was the mosl  talked about film from English  Canada last year. Described as  'whimsically engaging' and  'airy, humane and refreshing',  Mermaids lakes for its heroine a  klutzy but lovable temporary  secretary struggling to express  herself creatively. Although it is  a first for director and screenwriter Patricia Rozema, her  treatmcnl is sophisticated.  Enjoy this presentation for  $3.50/53 al the door, Wednesday, December 7 al 8 pm.  FOLK FURNITURE SHOW  On exhibition at the Arts  Centre is a fascinating collection  of furnishings. 'Heart and Soul  - Western Canadian Folk Furniture' is a show of furniture of  a completely different sort from  the usual French and British inspired varnished hardwood antiques. These pieces are made of  pine, spruce and boxwood and  are painted. They were hand  made either at home or by  itinerant artisans and were owned by common people.  Included in the show are  cross-stitched samplers, hand-  woven rugs, spinning wheels  and other items of home furnishings from people who were  self-sufficient, practical and  hard working. Produced mostly  in the Hutterite, Mennonite and  Ukranian cultural traditions,  these furnishings and artifacts  prpvide an interesting look into  a way of life with very strong  rools in Eastern European nations.  Collector and dealer Jim  Shockey will speak aboul the  furniture and these cultures on  December 13 at 8 pm at the Arts  Centre, admission is $1 at the  door. Due to the expense of  mounting this unusual exhibition there will also be a $1 admission charge to view the  show, which entitles one to  return as often as desired until  the show closes on December  18.  NEW YEAR'S BALL   Sat., Dec. 31st   COCKTAILS  7:30-8:30  CHICKEN DINNER  8:30 - 9:00  Desert & Coffee  DANCING  9:00 - 2:00  - LIVE ENTERTAINMENT -  LOUNGE HALL  Larry Bransen      Local Traffic  TICKETS - $25.00 per couple  $12.50 per person  Champagne at Midnight  Snacks & Party Favours  % GIBSONS  LEGION B">"<:h '109 On Cable Eleven  Coast News, December 5,1988  15.  These youngest of the Sechelt Indian Band Dancers performed for  the Elves Telethon at the Channel 11 studios December 1.  ���Vern Elliott pholo  Rhythms of Life  Wednesday, December 7  5:00 p.m.  ESP TV News 'Live'  This week's installment of  Elphinstone's Student Produced shows produced by Jennifer  Girard, and anchored by  Amber Lee Wheeler and  Heather Zornes, will include  segments on the RCMP  Christmas Counterattack, the  Cablevision System on the  Coast, plans for a Bicycle Path,  and a look at the fall television  class in review. Interviews include a talk with Reverend Boodle about this year's Elves Club  Telethon, an interview with  Mayor Strom about the new  breakwater in Gibsons and the  new editor of the Coast News,  Hal Blaine.  Be sure to watch. This will be  our last installment of Student  Produced Newshows at  Elphinstone, for 1988. Be sure  to stay tuned in for more ESP  TV in the coming year.  Tuesday, December 6  7:30 p.m.  Gavel to gavel coverage of  the Gibsons Council meeting.  Wednesday, December 7  See above.  Thursday, December 8  7:00 p.m.  Port Mellon Expansion  This live phone-in show looks  at the effect of the Port Mellon  expansion on Gibsons���before,  during and after construction.  8:00 p.m.  Repeats from our Telethon.  8:15 p.m.  Money Management  Peter   Burnett   and   Alex  Taylor from Nesbitt, Thompson and Deacon will discuss  money management with host  John Young. Join us in this  phone-in.  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A couple of major influences  have been affecting people this  year, and while some are almost  over, others will continue to  cause upheaval. On a planetary  level, Saturn and Uranus have  been waltzing together all year.  (Saturn representing the struc-  ; tures and restrictions in our lives  and Uranus representing the  urge to break free). This has  been going on all year and people have been struggling with  the need to change things and  all the restrictions that impede  change.  Yes. That is almost over. By  the end of this month that duo  will have separated enough that  the issues will come up separately, which makes things a lot less  confusing. As Saturn, which is a  faster moving planet than  Uranus, moves through the first  half of Capricorn next year,  people born between December  22 and January 6, June 22 and  July 7, March 21 and April 5,  and September 23 and October  9, will find themselves facing  the restrictions in their lives.  Things may seem to get very  tight and the feeling of  claustrophobia could get to  you. However, you'll be relieved to know that the next years,  1990 and 1991, will offer you  the opportunities to break free  of those restrictions. Just do  whatever you've got to do to get  by. Don't over-react. Handle  each obstacle with integrity. It  will be a great year for learning  self-discipline.  The other major factor contributing to general upheaval is  the harmonic convergence that  happened in August 1987. According to people who have  studied these things, that marked the commencement of a five  Bake sale  winners  Winners for Elphinstone  Concert Band Bake Sale held in  the mall, November 26 were:  First Prize, food hamper,  Dorothy Hurren; second prize,  blueberry cheesecake, Mary  Puchalski; third prize,  decorated cake, Irene Wood;  fourth prize, decorated cake,  Mrs. A. Estrada; fifth prize,  fluffy dog, Lisa Matsuzaki.  Gibsons  Pub��c Librae  Hire. *  Hours:  Tuesday  "lursday  Saturday  ST0��VTJM��  ���Hip  ____��\}0_m  year period of purification. It  seems as if, on a spiritual level,  we all got a major dose of some  sort of psychic laxative, and all  the 'excrement' in people's  psyches is being released.  Energy influxes on the 15th day  of February, May, August and  November seem to increase the  agitation and it's important to  look at what issues come to the  surface just after those times.  You may see a recurring  theme. If so, these are things  that you need to find a way to  handle. Something that you're  doing may not be the most appropriate to your own spiritual  development, and it's almost as  if the same issue, in various  disguises will confront you  again and again until you find a  way to react that is beneficial to  your growth.  Hang in there, only 44 more  months of this purification  period to go. 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On the run and needing a quick lunch to  fuel me for the rest of the day, I opted into the Cedars for a  quick bite, thinking in terms of a bowl of soup or a sandwich.  Upon asking the waitress' advice on what I could get that  would be tasty but quick, she pointed to a buffet at the side,  'The Carvery' where a delightful spread of baked ham,  potatoes, salad and melon slices were laid out ready to be  consumed.  I loaded up my plate and was told by the same friendly  waitress that this 'banquet on the run' is available every day  between 11:30 am and 2 pm. Some days there is roast beef,  on others roast pork is featured. I had hit the baked ham day.  My partner joined me for lunch, but being in less of a  hurry, opted for a selection from the lunch menu. What a  choice! In addition to the usual variety of sandwiches, soups  and salads, there are such diverse dishes offered as calamari,  souvlaki or tortellini padano.  He chose the famous Cedars Burger, an option that provides the main meal for a day. When the burger arrived, I had  serious doubts about whether or not he'd be able to fit it into  his mouth. The ground beef pattie was topped with bacon,  mushrooms, tomato, onion, lettuce and real Cheddar cheese.  I wasn't able to stick around to see whether or not he could  actually finish the burger and the large helping of french fries,  but he later reported that he's eaten every delicious bite.  In the future, I intend to make the Cedars a regular lunch  stop, whether for a quick bite on the run, or a leisurely meal.  The quality can't be beaten.  Creek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. We serve rack of  lamb, duck, crab, dams, scallops, steaks,  also daily specials. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays & Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 seats.  The Omega Pizza, Steak And  Lobster House - with a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere, the Omega is a people-  walcher's paradise. Cast members of The  Beachcombers can usually be found dining here. Menu includes pizza, pasta,  sieaks and seafood. Sieaks and seafood  are iheir specialties. Banquet facilities  available. Very special children's menu.  Average dinner for two: S20. Kesersa-  tions recommended, located in Gibsons  landing at 1538 Gower Point Rd.  886-2268. Open Sun-Thurs, 11:30 am -10  pm, Fri and Sal 11:30 am ��� 10:30 pm.  Seals 145.  Pronto's Restaurants Two locations  to serve you. Both serve an extensive  variety of pizza, steak, pasta, lasagne,  ribs, souvlaki in a delightful family atmosphere. Children's menu available. All  dinner entrees include garlic bread and a  choice of soup or salad. Average family  meal for four about 515-S20. Located at  Wharf Rd., Sechelt, 885-1919; and on  Highway 101, across from Gibsons  Medical Clinic, Gibsons, 886-8138.  FAMIIY DINING  Average meal prices quoted do not include liquor.  Cornerstone Tea House -  Featuring traditional cream tea, by  reservation  only,  Saturdays   1-4  pm.  6 6-9261.  The Homestead - Daily lunch and  dinner specials as well as regular entrees.  Lunches include sandwiches, hamburgers, pyrogies and salads. Dinner  selections include steaks, chicken and  seafood. Prime Rib and IS item salad  bar are the house specialty on Friday,  Saturday and Sunday nights. Average  family meal for four $25-530. Hwy 101,  Wilson Creek, 885-2933. Open 8 am - 9  pm daily. 40 seats inside, 30 scat patio.  Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Ruby take Resort - Lovely view of  lake from Ruby Lake's post and beam  dining room and good highway access for  vehicles of all sizes. Breakfast served all  day. Lunch prices begin at $2.50, dinners  from $5.50 including salad bar. Smorgasbord Sunday nights includes 12 salads,  Ihree hoi meal dishes and two desserts,  $10.95 for adults, $5.50 for children  under 12. Tiny tots free. A great family  outing destination. Absolutely superb  prime rib every Friday night. Average  family dinner for four $20-25. Sunshine  Coast Hwy, Pender Harbour -883-2269.  Open 7 days a week, 7 am - 9 pm. 54  scats. V., MC. Breakfast, lunch and din-  The Sea Ranch steak, seafood,  "Mom food", and a low-key atmosphere, overlooking Pender Harbour's  scenic Garden Bay. Open 7 days a week,  breakfast served, a half mile north of  Madeira Park on Highway 101, parking  for large vehicles. 883-2992.  Mariners' Restaurant - On the  waterfront with one of the most spectacular views in Gibsons, the Mariners'  specializes in fresh and live seafood, and  also offers a full range of lunch and dinner entrees. Both menus change daily,  with delicious daily specials. Buffet  Brunch, from 11 am until 4 pm Sundays  with new selections each week. Marine  Drive, Gibsons Landing, 886-2334.  Lunch It am - 3 pm Dinner 5 pm - 10  pm. Closed Mondays & Sunday afternoons from 4 pm. 100 seats. V. M.C.  Cedar's Inn ��� Appetizers all day till 11  pm. Darts every Sun. Everyone welcome.  Cednr Plaza, Gibsons -886-8171. Open 11  am - midnight, Sun-Thurs; 11 am -1 am,  Fri-Sat. 100 seats. V., MC. Regular menu  11 am to 8:30 pm.  I AT IN ��� TAKE OUT  Chicken Shack - Deep fried chicken,  pizza, hamburgers, salads. All to go.  Cowrie St., Sechelt -885-7414. Video Rentals. Open 11 am - 9 pm, Mon-Thur; 11  am - 10 pm, Fri-Sat; noon - 9 pm, Sun.  Home delivery within 5 miles of store  after 4 p.m.  PAID ADVERTISBMEf^rrS 16.  Coast News, Decembers, 1988  SPORTS   Minor Hockeym  Sato smsei was on Ihe Sunshine Coast last week, sharing his  teachings wilh members of the Shito-Ryu Itosukai karate club. Sato  is the top-ranking black belt in this form of karate in Canada.  ���Penny Fuller pholo  by Sonja Koskinon  In local hockey news, on  November 26, the Sechelt Bantams hosted the Bantams from  Maple Ridge.  In game one, the markers  were Francis Dixon, 5 goals,  Graham Ruck 3, Michael Lewis  2, Brian Dussenberry 2, Glenn  Allen 1, Kirk Carpenter 1, and  Danny Tezloff 1. Sechelt won  26-2.  In the second game of the day  Sechelt won 12-0, goals being  scored by Danny Tezloff 2,  Francis Dixon 4, Darren Boodle  1, Jan Gordon 1, Darren  Hemstreet I, Joel Kwasney 1,  Michael Lewis 1 and Graham  Ruck I.  November 27 Team 1 played  Team 2 in the Peewee Division.  Team 1 won 7-6.  Scoring for Team I were  Brad Wingfield 3 goals, Rod  Hickman 2, Ryder Irvine 1 and  Raymond Sager I.  For Team 2, Paul Sheridan,  Jeremy Howden, Michael  Yates, Ross Pearson, Matthew  Collishaw  and  Trent  Turner  each scored once.  The final exhibition game  between the Atoms and Lions  on November 27 chalked a win  for the Atoms 4-1.  Tyler Francis had 4 goals and  Ryan Langevin the lone goal, in  the game for the Lions.  Meanwhile, at the Pacific  Colliseum an exciting event was  occurring.  All Minor Hockey players 12  years old and under are invited  to enter the B.C. Amateur  Hockey Association's Minor  Hockey Week Poster and  Slogan Contest.  This hockey season Minor  Hockey Week is January 14-21,  1989. For further details please  consult the bulletin board at the  arena.,  Hockey players, submit your  entries and participate in the  fun.  Your Sechelt Minor Hockey  League Association recognizes  Minor Hockey Week as an important event. We wish to share  il with all hockey players.  Further announcements will  be forthcoming.  Figure skating numbers up  by Penny Fuller  A few years ago, the membership of the Sunshine Coasl  Figure Skating Club was down  to 55. But in the last three years,  through the commitmenl and  hard work of parents, the  membership has climbed to 155.  The club now has five professional coaches, ll offers classes  to people of all ages with a wide  variety of skaling abilities.  Many great Canadian skaters  began al the age of three of  four. Barbara Ann Scott,  Elizabeth Manley and Karen  Magnussen, lo name a few. At  the Sunshine Coast arena every  Monday and Saturday, potential stars of the future struggle  to learn the basics in the 'Tiny  Tot' classes for Ihree to five-  year-olds.  Having mastered the ability  to stay upright on Ihe slippery  surface, at five years old (and  up) they can join the Can-Skate  Juniors classes. This takes  beginners and teaches them the  basics for Can-Skate levels of  figure skating.  This training involves passing  a series of competence levels  recognized by acquiring eight  badges. Having reached that  level, the skaters enter a 'pre-  preliminary'   program.    It  prepares them for the higher  levels of accomplishment  leading lo compelitive skating.  The categories for senior  skaters are complex. There are  three separate categories,  figures, free skate and dance.  Within each of Ihose categories  are degrees of competence.  On November 26, several  members of the Sunshine Coast  club travelled to Powell River to  test for various levels and all  successfully passed.  The club is supported by class  fees, which are kept low in  order to permit as many people  as possible lo participate. There  are also fundraising activities  throughout Ihe year.  A skale-a-thon on November  10 brought in $600. The club  sells pizzas and t-shirts at  various limes to add to the bank  account  The major fund-raiser each  year is the winter carnival, held  in March.  Al Ihis lime the skaters have  ihe opportunity to dress up in  costumes and show off what  they've learned over the winter.  Last year Ihe carnival broughl  in about $2500.  It is estimated that around  700 people attended the two  performances.  The fall season of classes is  We Still Hake  House  Cans.  ALLIED  The Careful Movers  In a day when personal service seems like a chapter from history.  vou ll be pleased with Allled's genuine concern. Call us. We'll  make a helpful house call...right away.  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom packing, storage, local & long distance moving.  HWY 101, GIBSONS  Pander Harbouf cusiomarB     qqc  OCCJ  please CALL COLLECT.       OOD-��DD4  Gibsons  Swimming Pool  WELCOME BACK'  MONDAY &  WEDNESDAY  Early Bird  Aqua Fit  Ease Me In  Noon Swim  Lessons  Swim Fil  6:30a.m. ���  9:00a.m.  10:00am  11:30a m  3:30pm  7:30pm  TUESDAY  FU&50+ 9:30a.m.  Senior Swim 10:30 am.  Adapted Aquatics 2:30 p.m.  Lessons 3:30 pm.  PublicSwim 6:00 p.m.  Co-ed Fitness      7:30 p.m.  THURSDAY  Adapted Aquatics 2:30 p.m.  Lessons 3:30pm  PublicSwim 6:00 p.m.  Co-ed Fitness 7:30 p.m.  8 30a m  10:00a.m  11:00a .in  1 00pm  7 30 p m  8:30p.m.  10:30a m  11:30a m.  3:30p.m.  6:00p.m  7:30p.m.  8:30p.m.  3:30p.m,  6:00p.m.  7:30 p.m.  8:30 p.m.  FRIDAY  Early Bird  Aqua Fit  Fil & 50 +  Senior Swim  Noon Swim  Public Swim  Co-ed Fitness  Teen Swim  6 30 a m  9:00 am  10.00a m  10 30 am  11:30a.m  5:00pm  6:30 p.m.  8 30 a in  10 00a.m  10:30a m  11 30 a m  1:00 p.m.  6:30p.m  7:30p.m  7:30pm -  9:00p.m,  SATURDAY  PublicSwim        2:00 pm.  PublicSwim        7:00 p.m.  SUNDAY  Family Swim  Public Swim  4:30p.m  8:30p.m.  1:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.  3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.  Lessons Commence  Sept. 19th  REGISTER NOW  ___*->*__*  Gibsons Swimming Pool 886-9415  Publication of this schedule  sponsored by  Super Valu  now wrapping up. A new  season will be starting in  January.  Classes   aren't   just   for  children. A class is offered for  adults who wanl lo enjoy the  fun of this winter sport and/or  get a little exercise.  Spring registration will be  held on January 9. Newcomers  are always welcome.  Men's Hockey  League standings  by Mark Benson  The Hawks moved into a tie  for second place by defeating  Gibsons B&D Kings 7-6 in  Men's League Ice Hockey action Saturday night. The Hawks  moved into a second place tie  with Roberts Creek due to the  win over the Kings. Adrian Dixon paced the Hawks win with a  pair of goals.  Other goal scorers for the  Hawks were Jordan Belrose,  Troy Mayers, Ivan Dixon,  Kevin Hanson and Darren Dixon.  Kings goal scorers were Scott  Patten and Dave Brakett with  two goals each plus goals by  Sean Longman and Larry  Odhanghy.  Wakefield continued their  undefeated streak by defeating  Pender Harbour Buccaneers 9-6  Saturday night at the Sechelt  Arena. Kelly Cousins and Dar  ren Kohuch scored 4 goals each  and Mike Yarrow got the other  goal for first place Wakefield.  Buccaneers goals were scored  by Rob Metcalfe (2), Randy  Tancock, Bob Dixon, John  Mercer, and Randy Marlow.  Last week's scores: Wednesday, Hawks 12 - Gilligans 5;  Thursday, Wakefield 7 - Buccaneers 1; Saturday, Wakefield  9 - Buccaneers 6; Hawks 7  -Kings 6.  Next week's games: Wednesday, 8:30, Creek vs Gilligans;  Thursday, 8:30, Wakefield vs  Kings; Friday, 6:45, Hawks vs  Kings; Saturday, 7:00, Buccaneers vs Gilligans; 9:15,  Wakefield vs Creek.  League Standings:  WLTP  Wakefield 11 0 1 22  Hawks 5 3 2 10  Creek 4 S 2 10  Kings 4 4 19  Buccaneers 2 5 15  Gilligans 19 13  Minors in Vancouver  by Sonja Koshinon  Eleven 8 and 9-year-olds  played to a packed soldout  house of 16,553 cheering fans at  the Pacific Colliseum November 27.  A hard-fought game against  North Vancouver ended in a  I -all tie. All eyes were on Buddy  Peers   when   he   scored   his  breakaway goal late in the game  to earn the tie.  As an added attraction fans  were treated to a Vancouver  Canuck 5-2 victory over the Los  Angeles Kings. Another game is  planned for March when it is  rumoured the New York  Islanders may be in town.  Way to go guys, hope you all  had fun.  Radio buffs hold  annual meeting  The Sunshine Coast Amateur  Radio Association held its annual general meeting at the  home of George Newsham,  V37GPN, November 16.  President Dr. Reeve Farish,  VE7FJK, thanked the past executive and members for their  work during the year. He noted  that the association participated  in community events by entering a float in both the annual  Madeira Park and Sechell  parades.  Also, a member, Steve  Phelps, VE7CAH, assisted in  the testing of radio communications (VHF simplex) between  Davis Bay and St. Mary's  Hospital during a recent rescue  coordination exercise.  Local amateurs also have  sponsored the posting of signs  on Highway 101 advising  visiting amateurs thai VHF frequency 147.60 is monitored  locally. Frequency monitoring is  a public service which often  assists in emergencies and also  provides visiting radio amateurs  with local tourist information  and directions.  New officers for the association were elected as follows:  President Bill Wood,  VE7ENW; Secretary-Treasurer  Bob Leduc, VE7ALT.  For information regarding  the Sunshine Coast Amateur  Radio Association please phone  Bill Wood, VE7ENW 885-5058,  or Bob Leduc, VE7ALT  885-9491.  lo you all  Hopefully my treatments have helped and will continue to  help many of you to regain, and to maintain health and  well-being  GIFT CERTIFICATES for a Full Massage are available  ELISABETH BROWN CEDAR COTTAGE CLINIC    886-9555       Pre-Christmas  SALE  00  $10  s11500off  ROD/REEL a no/ nff  Combinations    IU/0 Ull  Tackle Boxes (Kids & Adults)  Street Hockey Nets  Open 7 Days A Week Til Christmas  B&D SPORTS  Sunnycresl Mall. Gifoons    886-4635  /  Tues. Dec. 6  Thurs. Dec. 8  0500        13.7  0925        11.7  1)615       14.9  1105       12.2  0730        15.4  1230       12.2  P  I400        13.9  2150          3.1  1500        13.7  2255         Ml  1630       13.6  <  <  Wed. Dec. 7  Fri. Dec. 9  Sun. Dec. II  Mon.  Dec. 12  1.4  0535        14.4  0655        15.2  0015         1.2  0100  1015         12.0  1150       12.2  0810        15.6  0850  15.6     >  1435        13.8  1550       13.7  1320       12.0  1410  11.7  2220         2.2  2335         1.2  1715        13.4  1810  13.1     '  Reference: Point AtkKson  Pacific Standard Time  For Skookumchuk Narrows add 1 hr. 45 min..   a  plua 5 min. lor aach It. ol rlsa,  and 7 min. lor aach It. ol fall.                        >  Time To  WINTERIZE  Your Boat & R.V.  winter storage  on fenced premises  power & water on site  BOAT HAULING    -  4. HARBOUR VIEW MARINE .,,., M,..,   886-2233 fi  Pick Your  i  (064 and 084  chain saws only)  The rugged  STIHL 064 and 084  chain saws! Choose the  one that's right for you and  pay $100.00 less than regular price!  85cc 14.1 Ib.  Suggested retail $799.95  NOW /ffrtft95*  ONLY  122 cc 19.41b.  Suggested retail $909.95  69995 �����809  '21" Bar and chain with wrap handle  Both are CSA Approved and feature:  ��� Exclusive side-access chain tensioning  ��� Quickstop inertia Chain brake  9 The Stihl Anti-vibration system  Better hurry1 Supplies are limited at participating Stihl dealers.  Kelly's Lawnmower  & Chainsaw sales & service  731 North Road, Gibsons  886-2912  Next to AC Building Supplies, Madeira Park  883-9114  APs Power Plus Seruice          885-4616  6642 Inlet Ave., Sechell Friday night, it is said, is a great night for curling at Ihe Gibsons Winter Club. These Mixed League  players fully concurred with that observation. _Vm, Elliott photo  Gibsons recreation  needs direction  by Harold Blaine  Recreation in Gibsons Town  is like a ship without a rudder, a  team without a coach. Gwen  Robertson thinks it's time to  give local recreation a flight  plan and a motor.  So she called a meeting the  evening of November 16 to try  to start a recreation association.  The town council has no recreation committee.  Four other people turned  out!  But she's not discouraged.  She has the needed six signatures for the articles of incorporation for the Gibsons and  District Recreation Association.  "The Sunshine Coast has  been studied to death on recreation. What we need is some action," says the verteran founder  and secretary of the Gibsons  Landing Heritage Society,  former chairperson and long  time volunteer in the Gibsons  Sea Cavalcade, volunteer and  hard worker in other local  organizations and worthwhile  community service efforts.  "If we have an association  with members, we can draw  volunteers, even once each a  month, to supervise various activities until we get a recreation  director." says Robertson.  "Here in Gibsons things get  done, like building facilities.  Then there's nothing permanent  to keep things going. That's  what I think a permanent  association could do.  GWEN ROBERTSON  "The organization could  become an appointed committee of town council, if it doesn't  work as an independent association. There has to be a formal  legal body to be able to receive  available grants. We need  money to have a year-round coordinator," she says.  All that's needed here to have  a good recreation system for  everyone is to make use of the  available facilities and schools.  Either there has to be a dispensation from the school board  for much cheaper recreation use  of school facilities, or else there  Don't Forget the  Diver on your List  tt=a=g=IEtt3til-tt-ar��-t>^^  Scuba Wish List  Regulator  ���  \  Octopus  ���  Gauges  D  Tank  ���  Compass  D  Watch  ���  Wet Suit  ���  t  Dry Suit  ���  v  B.C.D.  ���  mk  Fins  ���  wk  Mask  ���  mm  Snorkle  ���  W  Knife  ���  Wk  Gear Bag  ���  ^uP  Goody Bag  ���  lir  Spear  ���  1  Spare Parts Kit  ���  \  Dive Flag  ���  Specialty Course  D  \  ��� Open Water Course  ��� Advanced Open Water Course  ] Rescue Course  ��� Dive Master Course  S SEASPORT SCUBA M  ADVENTURE THROUGH EDUCATION  885-9830  8AM-8PM  7DAYS/WK.  51567 Dolphin St. Sechelt  has to be funds found from  other sources like town council  and government, she says.  At one time several years ago  there was a paid coast recreation staff person. He was hired  to do the job, but wasn't right  for it and things didn't work  out.  So now there is only a summer co-ordinator for children's  programs paid by Howe Sound  Recreation.  "We need people to join the  association. Then we can apply  for money and get programs going.  "The former Women's Institute Hall that has been used  as a transport facility by the  school board is being returned  for recreation or other town  use. It used to be the town  meeting place. There we can  hold young people's events like  dances," she says.  She remembers when the  Gibsons Sea Cavalcade was  nearly knocked out financially  when it faced an $840 charge for  use of school facilities. That's  the kind of problem which has  to be solved.  The roller rink is built, but it  is locked up and not used in  winter. It needs to be covered so  it can be used year round, she  says.  The same goes for the  skateboard rink. People are  needed to supervise these  facilities during set hours.  In the draft of the constitution for an incorporated recreation association it says: "The  purpose(s) of the society is to  assess the existing recreational  activities in the Gibsons, B.C.  area and to determine the ongoing and future needs and to encourage the participation of  youth and adults in establishing  an all-encompassing program in  the Town of Gibsons with the  cooperation of the Town of  Gibsons, the Howe Sound  Recreation Society, School  District 46 and the Gibsons  Landing Heritage Society."  People wishing to join an  association, or otherwise interested, are welcome to call her  at 886-3780 (886-2488 on Friday  and Saturday), or visit her at  home at Gower Point Road and  Kelly.  S.C. Golf  Club news  by Bill McKinnon  All members are reminded of  the Annual Tom and Jerry party being held at the clubhouse  on Sunday, December 11 from  2 to 5 pm.  On Grey Cup Sunday, 19  stalwarts turned out for the Annual Grey Cup Tournament. As  a possible omen of things to  come, the committee decided  there would be now eastern winners and we all were awarded  prizes in recognition of our accomplishments.  Men's Arctic Light  SKI JACKETS  Long Style, Holifil  Reg. $79.99  Sale 59"  Lee  Storm Ryder  SHERPA LINED  J ACsKETS Reg. $74.99  Sale 55"  Bootcut and Straight Leg  JaClafllld irregular  JEAN JACKETS  1st quality Wrangler  19"  Men's Blue Bay  COTTON SLACKS  (various colours)  Reg. $29.99  Sale 19"  Men's Sherpa Lined  WORK VESTS  Size Small to 4XL  19"  Button Quilted  FLANNEL SHIRTS   19"  Pocketed  WORK SHIRTS  799  Soft Pigskin  MITTS & GLOVES   8^  Men's Moiterhorn  HIKING BOOTS  Grey fit Brown  6 pack of  TUBE SOCKS  e WORKWEN?  Ah WORLD s *  100% LOCALLY OWNED it OPERATED  SECHELT STORE  l muir si    HHviH'iH  OPEN M0n-S.1t, 9:10-5: !0  GIBSONS STORE  Ulrmr 111    HHd -llijl,  OPEN M0n-S.1t, '1:10--,: )o  SUND4YS 11-4 The Daughters of the Nile held a Craft Sale on December 3 at Irail Bay Mall in aid of Ihe Crippled  Children's Fund. -Vern EUtotl photo  Creek street lights sought  in time for Christmas  Three street lights will  hopefully be installed along  Highway 101 in Roberts Creek  in time to prevent the usual  Christmas season accidents in  Ihe vicinity of the Weal's annual  Christmas lighting display.  Installation of lights at the intersections of Conrad and  Oldershaw Roads and at location P319 was approved by the  Sunshine Coast Regional  District board at its inaugural  meeting December 1. The lights  were requested by Chief D.  Mulligan of the Roberts Creek  Volunteer Fire Department.  "Neither one of these intersections is clearly visible from  both sides. Traffic often overshoots the access road, then attempts to make the turn off the  highway, causing a hazard to  iraffic travelling in either direction.  "Also, hopefully, the lights  will illuminate the corners at  each side of the Peninsula  Hotel, as we are constantly called to motor vehicle accidents in  this area, usually caused by cars  entering the corners too fast for  road conditions," wrote the fire  chief.  Urging approval for his motion to approve the lights,  SCRD   Vice-chairman   Bretl  McGillivray said the Christmas  lights display there annually is a  considerable local attraction bringing many visitors to the Sunshine Coast to see it. It was  hoped the lights could be in this  year in time for the display.  Liberals hold  annual meet  The Sunshine Coast Liberal  Association held its annual  general meeting November 26 at  the Liberal office on Cowrie  Street in Sechelt.  Bob Leduc, Sunshine Coast  campaign chairman for federal  candidate Al Warnke, thanked  the many persons who assisted  with the campaign. It was noted  Warnke polled a substantial increase in votes compared to the  1984 federal election.  Bev Miller, in thanking the  outgoing executive, reviewed  the  accomplishments   of  the  association in 1988. These included the organization of the  successful rally in support of the  reinstatement of the 10:30 am  ferry sailing, the sponsorship of  a luncheon featuring the  honourable Sharon Carstairs of  Manitoba and the staffing of a  permanent Liberal constituency  office in Sechelt.  Gordon Wilson, leader of the  B.C. Liberal Party, congratulated all for a good showing in  the federal election and outlined  strategy for the coming provincial bi-elections.  Sunshine Coast  Services Directory  ��� APPLIANCE SERVICES*  ��� CONCRETE SERVICES*  ��� GEN. CONTRACTORS*  ��� GEN. CONTRACTORS*  SERVICE A REPAIR  To All Major Appliances  Quality Reconditioned Maior Appliances For Sale  GUARANTEED & DELIVERED  Will Buy Nice. Non Working Maior Appliances  BJORN  885-7897  Refrigeration &  Appliance Service  , PRATT RD. 886-9959  ��� BUILDING CONTRACTORS  --�� POMFRET  /TPa   construction  ^^_v for all aspects ol  residential _ commercial construction  885-9692 pp. box623. Gibsons. BC  Need this space?  Ciill the COAST^IMEWS  .11  886 2.22 or 885 3930  IIUaTCT .-.(SK^S I00\ Gumanla.  IUaIlla.il   ._/ -.'   "JwilOj*-) o��� Wntauoahlp  HOME   -^'������,c,w,      kH��M  cmvtrrc VINYL SID1NG S0FFIT FASCIA  apLUYILLal    Door and Window Conversions  Box 864, Hoofing  Sechelt, B.c. von saoCall lor FHEE ESTIMATE815-4572 .  ROOFING  Specializing in all types ol  FREE      commercial & residential rooling  ESTIMATES 886-2087  eves.     GUARANTEED^  COQUITLAM TRUSS LTD.  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W8B5-7QS1   SECHELT ��< ��,i  _________*���  A it G CONTRACTING  ��� CHirlng a Stump Dlipoial   a Wheel S Trick Backhoes  ��� Screened Topsoil - Fill-Sod   , Exctvitlng it Drain Fields  ��� Sand & Gravel Deliveries      , , Ton c���n,  ,    Estimates  fngr^^lP^  if   lufa't    WELL DRILLING LTD.  Now serving the Sunshine Coast  Submersible Pump Installation  Air Transportation Available (only is minutaa  __i^r.r__. 1-R.2,Qualicum Beach, B.C.  '���"-���"���>     VOR2T0  from Qualicum)  752-9358  JjyJite  <s*       THE  RENOVATIONS WITH  A TOUCH OF CLASS  COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL  IMPROVER 885^  LTD HALFMOON BAY  fi  REtTlODEL, RENOVATE, REPAIRS,  ROOFING, WATERPROOFING  Coast Construction  Quality Guaranteed  LFERRIS 885-5436,885-4190,/  ROLAND'S  HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD  ��� 5" Continuous aluminum gutters  ��� Aluminum sollits & lascias  ��� Built-in vacuum systems  ��� Vinyl siding 885-3562  Need this space?  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Horseshoe Bay  7:30 am    3:30 pm M  9:30 M  11:30 am  1:15 pm  5:30  7:25 M  9:15  Lv. Langdale  6:20 am      2:30 pm  8:30 M<      4:30  10:30 am    6:30  12:25 pm M 8:20 M  Lv. Earls Cove  6:40 am       4:30 pm  ' 8:20 6:30  10:30 8:30  12:25 pm M 10:20 M  Lv. Saltery Bay  5:45 M   3:30 pm  '7:35  9:25 M  11:30  5:30 M  7:30  9:30  M denotes Maverick Bui  M' denotes no Maverick Bui on Sundays  NOTE: There will be sailings al 7:35 am from Saltery  Bay and 8:20 am from Earls Cove on the followlno  dales ONLY.  Nov. 11,12, & 13, Dec. 23,24, 26 & 27,  March 23 to 27 inclusive.  OMEOA  Tarminal  'Not! there will ba no  "Firsl Ferry" run on  Salurdays. Sundays & Holidays  ���8:02     Glbaone-  745    Marina  9:45  11:45  1:40  3:45  5:45  '5:00 Sunnycresl    *5:55 Lower            '5:03 Farry              '6:10  7:47 Mill               5:00 Sua                5:03 Tarminal        HO  ��<' 10:00 Shatter         10:03 10 to  11147 12:00 12:03 12:10  1:42 1:50 1:53 2:05  3:47 4:00 4:03 4:10  5:47 0:00 6:03 5:10  IMINI BUS SCHEDULE!  MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY EXCEPT HOLIDAYS  Elfectiye Sept. 12  SECHELT TO WEST SECHELT:  LEAVE Sechell:  (Trail Bay Mall/Trail Ave.)  8:25 a.m.  * 1:05 p.m.  4:25 p.m.  ARRIVE Mason/Norwest Bay Rd  8.32 a.m  * 1:12p.m.  4:32 p.m  WEST SECHELT TO SECHELT:  LEAVE Mason/Norwest Bay Rd.:  8:32 a.m.  * 1:12 p.m.  4:32 p.m.  ARRIVE Secliell  -  (Trail Bay Mall/Trail Ave.|  8 i(),i in  * 1:20 p.m  4:40 p.m  SECHELT TO GIBSONS:  LEAVE Sechell:  (Trail Bay Mall/Trail Ave.)  8:40 a.m.  10:30 a.m.  * 1:20 p.m.  3:00 p.m.  ARRIVE Lower Gibsons:  (Lower Rd.)  (Lower Rd.)  (Municipal Parking Lol)  9:15 a.m.  11:15a.m.  * 1:50 p.m.  3:45 p.m.  LOWER GIBSONS CIRCLE:  LEAVE Lower Gibsons:  (Municipal Parking Lot)  9:15am.  * 1:50 p.m.  3:45 p.m.  ARRIVE Lower Gibsons:  (Municipal Parking Lot)  9:25 a.m.  * 2:00 p.m.  3:55 p.m.  GIBSONS TO SECHELT:  LEAVE Lower Gibsons:  (Municipal Parking Lot)  9:25 a.m.  11:15 a.m.  * 2:00 p.m.  3:55 p.m.  ARRIVE Sechelt:  (Lower Rd.)  (Lower Rd.)  (Trail Bay Mall/Trail Ave.)  10:15 a.m.  12 noon  * 2:45 p.m.  4:25 p.m.  REGULAR STOPS XT: SECHELT AND GIBSONS MEDICAL CLINICS  Suncoast Transportation Schedules Sponsored By  FARES:  One zone: 75 cents  Each additional /tine 25 cents  Zone ifl: Lower Gibsons to  Flume Rd.  Zone 12: Flume Rd. to  West Sechell  The bus will nop on request  at any safe spot along Hi  route.  *'No Service on Fridays it  Those Times*'  Please note: There Is no service  on Saturdays, Sundays, or Holidays  a member of  Independent Travel  Professionals  ��� 886-9255  Smm%mm  Insurance,  Ctartoptan   Notary  = 886-2000 ==  Red Carpet Service From Friendly Professionals in Sunnycrest Mail, Gibsons Coast News, December 5,1988  19.  FRAMED  MIRRORS  Good selection of  frames & sizes  in stock now  ass  mm mm  Hwy. 101 & Prall Rd.. Gibsons 886-7359  Toastmaster  elections  At the regular meeting of the  Sunshine Coast Toastmasters  held in Sechelt at ihe Sunshine  Coast Regional District offices  November 23, the following  people were elected to office for  the 1989 session:  George Cavalier, president;  Joy Walkey, educational vice-  president; Elaine Middleton,  administrative vice-president;  Amber Allin, secretary treasurer; Laurence Chambers,  sergeant-at-arms.  The speaker for the evening  was Joy Walkey. She entertained the group with her speech on  the pleasurers of flying. She entitled her talk 'We've come a  long way'.  Several members enjoyed the  opportunity to evaluate Joy's  speech. This made for an interesting change for the group.  Instead of the usual table  topics session, the members  'brain stormed' ideas to boost  the presenl membership. Many  good ideas were presented.  Sunshine Coast  Services  Directory  MARINE SERVICES  Meodwato Mariita (i986)m  WIHTIH SPECIAL RATE ON WAYS:  Pay lor 1 Diy t QET 2 DAYS FREE  Nov. I. 1966   Jan. 31, 1969  TEAR HOUND MOORIOE HI PRSSSUas CLEANING    X1-<ej=J  Box 71 Madeira Park. BC VON 2H0    (604)003.2406        * --. v  m%fa_'  DIVER        "   Hf*"  BOAT ^  HAULING  Cottrell's Marine Service  SERVICE TO Al L MAKES  Specializing in Merc. Outboard  * stern drive rebuilding  Located at  Smltty's Marina, Gibsons  SHOP 888-7711     RES. 885-5840 .  l/-juccaneer  Marina (_f Resort Ltd  Located in Secret Cove 885-7818  MARINE SPECIALISTS 21 YEARS  PARTS - SALES - SERVICE -REPAIRS  OMC    FBggJl  evmnuoei ��� ���** -rK. m ear. <���  3  I  l=l:WJ:V  OUTBOARDSI >"  HARBOUR VIEW MARINE LTD  ��� lUPniEl I MIES ! SERVICE I MMrM I  ITEMOMVES -  ��� -   ���  ��� l��IO����D ENGIHES l>��      �����������   sa5B   "m  Fully licensed FULL LINE OF MARINE HARDWARE 4 ACCESSORIES  s mmim     BOAT HAULING ( FULL SHOP REPAIRS -  van Direct   DOCKSIOE SERVICE em- vhfc* u��  684-0933     IK Her III .Olbiaai   HI 886-2233  Need this space?  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VON 1V0  .___   S_  Hydraulic ��� Truck ��� Industrial  FAST 24 hr. Service:  Pager 8855111  JJJti'JMfSUPPLYt  Custom Carpet Sales  & Installations  WIDE SELECTION OF:  ��� Brand Name Carpets  ��� Saxony Plueh. Cul 4 Loop,  Berber Wool. Level Loop  ��� Resilient Flooring (Lino)  ��� Exclusive European  ;       ,-                     Flooring Designs  [_t.C-IJ.pt, I U GSP^ 'i   . ��� Custom installation  "QUALITY IS SATISFACTION",  f fC**m For Appointment Call  s IN HOME SHOPPING   I 886-8668 I  PCHAINSAWS^  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  CMAIN8AW LTD.  731 NORTH ROAD   886-2977  GREAT  PACIFIC  MANAGEMENT  ��� Financial Planning Service     CO. LTD. (EST. 196511  ��� Investment Fund Alasdair W. Irvine  ��� RRSP's Bepnaanlall���  ��� Reliremenl Income Funds       (604) 886-6600  ��� Tax Shelters to iw.cihom, ac. win ivo  SUNSHINE KITCHENS)  ��� CABINETS ���  886-9411  I Showroom Kern's nui, Hwy 10.\  \_.    Optn Tuaaday jo Saturday 10-4 pm  Ihe Royal Canadian I fgion 109 Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar was held in the Gibsons Legion Hill  Decembers. -vera tswoii photo  Facts on theatre project  Continued from page 2  down, as Ihe building is deemed  unsafe for 'Public Assembly'.  FACT: Parking was the first  'study' ever undertaken by the  thealre group. Given that most  thealre events will be in the  evening, adjacent parking  spaces at the post office,  municipal offices, health unit,  museum, municipal lot and on  the streets in the immediate area  provide more lhan ample parking.  If Ms Dixon thinks local merchants will not be delighted to  have theatre goers come early  for dinner and browse or window shop, she's obviously never  been in business.  FACT: Theatre goers have  never had a particularly rowdy  reputation, so policing needs  shouldn't increase. We deal  wiih ferry traffic many times  daily, so traffic shouldn't need  extra controls.  Water and fire protection  should be no more burdensome  than any of the multi-family  dwellings currently under construction.  FACT: Ms Dixon wishes for  a multi-purpose recreational  facility, quite different from a  theatre. However, when considering the Centennial '86 proposal for a multi-use facility tied  in with Gibsons Winter Club  and Swimming Pool, council  minutes show that a previous  council and its planner  "discussed at length the many  advantages attributable to the  location of a theatre in 'Gibsons  Landing' (the Lower Town) as  opposed to the Upper area.  "For example, such a facility  would thereby:  "(a) be an integral part of the  historic communily centre;  "(b) be a catalyst for much  needed re-development; the Upper area will continue lo grow  regardless whereas the 'Landing' area requires intervention  via the direction of such community buildings;  "(d) serve as a focal point of  pedestrian interest and access,  from both street and shore;  "(e) would have an aesthetic  setting second to none."  Council Ihen moved that:  "For many reasons such as  ihose outlined above, council  wishes to urge Ihe Centennial  '86 Committee to consider most  seriously a theatre in 'Gibsons  landing' (ie Lower Town) as  Phase One of their project planning."  Furthermore, if Ms Dixon  were to read the recently completed Gibsons Economic  Development Strategy Plan, she  would discover that this astute  body has recommended as a  major component in the area's  future economic health and  "considered worthy of  pursuit", the development of  -"A downtown, water-oriented  theatre, sufficiently intimate in  site as to integrate easily into the  fabric of the 'landing' area."  FACT: No one is more concerned or working harder than  our society to ensure that the  theatre will be financially self-  sufficient. That is why location  and atmosphere are so important.  If Ms Dixon wants a  guarantee that a theatre will be  a 'white elephant', then make it  a multi-use building with  nothing particularly theatrical  about it, put it in an out-of-the-  way place that visitors and half  the residents will never see or  know about, and make a night  out at the theatre no more exciting or cultural than going to  the gym.  Ask the Powell River people,  whose 'rec' centre theatre, while  well-equipped, is rarely used or  attended, although theatre  thrived when the venue was an  old hall nearby.  FACT: While Ms Dixon  maligns the motives of our  directors by saying we "seem to  view (ourselves) as the cultural  taste-makers for the rest of the  community", may I remind her  that a theatre building does not  determine what goes on inside  it. A theatre provides a venue  wherein every cultural tasle can  be enjoyed, and entertainments  could be as varied as the  numbers of people who would  come out to see them.  If Ms Dixon doesn't enjoy at  tending dance, musical or  theatrical events in their proper  setting, she should not try to  prevent her neighours from doing so. They currently have to  go into Vancouver to do so.  FACT: The directors of the  theatre project have chosen as  part of their volunteer community work to undertake the  tedious, detailed and seemingly  never-ending task of trying to  build a theatre for the benefit of  all residents of the Sunshine  Coast.  As we run into problem  areas, we seek solutions. As we  discover new information and  possibilities, we course correct  and fine tune our plans.  And in the face of uninformed criticism such as Ms Dixon's  we vow to continue, believing  the end result will be worth it all  if we succeed.  FACT: Support for the  theatre project has never been  more crucial. Grant applications are being considered by  both the federal and provincial  government. All those who  believe in the exciting potential  of the theatre project are urged  to please help us now.  People of vision and imagination who can foresee the  benefits which a beautiful little  theatre could provide for this  area are asked to join the society ($5 single, $7 family) or to  pledge or buy a seat in the  theatre for $250. As the Public  Relations Administrator of  B.C. Tel said when she received  our proposal and request for  support, "This is the most exciting project to come across my  desk in 10 years."  With your help we can make  it a reality.  For information about the  theatre project, please do not  hesitate to talk to any of our  directors by calling the theatre  office at 886-8778.  -DEPENDABLE   AUTO SERVICE  Did you know...  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From left to  right: Joan Rigby (recording secretary), Joy Mack (publicity), Vi  vian Tepoorten (second vice-president), Mary MacDonald (first  vice-president), Peggy Gallo (president). -Penny Fuller photu  Auxiliary elections held  TERMINAL  forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  ��� CEDAR ��� FIR ��� HEMLOCK ���  886-7033  by Penny Fuller  Over 100 members of the Si.  Mary's Auxiliary packed the  Sechell Legion November 28 to  allend the seventh annual  general meeling and lo show  iheir support for the 1989 executive, who were sworn in at  the meeting.  Following a luncheon, representatives from each auxiliary  branch rose and gave a report  on the activities of the past year.  Alice Haddock, from the  Pender Harbour branch,  presented Ihe treasurer wilh a  cheque for $2,000. This had  been raised through activities in  1988.  A similar amount was presented by Kay Bernard of the  Roberls Creek auxiliary. The  Hopkins Landing branch of 30  members, contributed $2,500.  Other branches will be making their contributions after  their December meetings.       \  In tolal Ihere are approximately 400 members of the St.  Mary's Hospital Auxiliary on  The Christmas Gift with everything...  Adventure...  Excitement...  History...  Humour...  AT LAST  The stories lhat appeared in  int- siuiies iii.ii appearea in ,��  the COAST NEWS are a book! . ^^_fk tiDJV  t t mj^S_j_\ /A/tXrU^^��^ Published by Glassford Pre  t*  by Don Cruickshank  Rollicking tales of a merchant  seaman and master cook  struck wilh wanderlust! Told  with wit and warmth, spiced  with humour and a soupcon of  irreverence. And all ol Ihem  *14.95  ONLY  al local bookstores from Dec. 9  J  ADVANCE ORDERS  Taken until Dec. 8 only  al both COAST NEWS offices  $13.95  Call 885-3930 or 886-2622  or send your order form to'  The COAST NEWS, Box 460,  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  ADVANCE ORDER FORM  Name: ipiw  Address: _  Phone:   I wish to order _ copy (copies) of "RAMBLINCS OF A ROVER'  and enclose $ by cheque ��� or Money Order ���, payable to  GLASSFORD PRESS LTD., OR: please charge to my credit card account:        I  ��� Mastercard #_  DVisa #   . Expires.  .Expires.  Signature:  the Sunshine Coast. Money  raised by them through community events, the thrift shop  and the gift shop at ihe hospital,  goes to purchase such necessities  as $115,000 worth of electric  beds for the new extended care  wing.  A long time member of the  auxiliary who has moved to  North Vancouver, Pauline  Lamb, swore in the new ex  ecutive for 1989. Peggy Gallo,  president; Mary MacDonald,  first vice-president; Vivian  Tepoorten, second vice-president; Joan Rigby, recording  secretary; Alison Steele, correspondence secretary; Chris  Ward, treasurer; and Joy Mack,  publicity.  The new executive for Ihe  thrift shop are Vivian  Tepoorten,   executive  officer;  Kay Hatcher, secretary; Lana  Huggins, treasurer and Carol  Rigby, chairman. There is still  need of a vice-chairman for the  thrift shop.  Overseeing the running of the  gift shop in 1989 are: Mary  Bannerman, chairman; Bunny  Shupe, vice-chairman; Billie  Rogers, treasurer and Francis  Ostergaard, secretary.  EDC discusses tourism  by Penny Fuller  As a major industry on Ihe  Sunshine Coast, tourism, and  its promotion are of major concern to the Economic Development Commission (EDC). For  the past two years, the EDC has  supported the promotional activities of Travel Sunshine Coast  wiih a $15,000 grant.  The group is a non-profit  organization of representatives  from Ihe lourisl industry and  ihe marketing arm of the  tourism task force which was  organized in 1986.  However, economic developmeni officer, Bill Moore, lold  the meeling of the EDC last  week there are some concerns  about the future of Travel Sunshine Coasl. He said a number  of tourism operators have said  they won't be supporting that  organization this year. The staff  has been cut from a full time lo  a half time position.  Moore asked the commission  lo discuss the alternatives of  having the chambers of commerce handle tourism promo-  lion off the coasl, of finding someone lo act as a coordinator  for those efforts, or of not being involved with tourism promotion al all.  Art Giroux pointed out thai  ihe chambers of commerce  operate quite separately and are  mainly accountable to the  municipalities of Gibsons and  Sechelt. Neither municipality  belongs lo Ihe EDC.  "We have (o look al the  generic aspect of it," he said.  "We have to get people here  and Ihen the chambers can look  after them."  Ken Collins of the Gibsons  Chamber of Commerce and  Bonnie Paetkau of the Sechelt  Chamber of Commerce agreed.  "We recognize that tourism  makes a significant contribution  to business in Gibsons," Collins  said, "and we would welcome  more interaction wiih Sechelt,  bul we don'l have ihe financial  or manpower capabilities to  carry the ball."  "Neither do we," agreed  Paelkau. "And it can't be done  in bits and pieces. It needs to be  done under an umbrella with  funds to pay someone to be a  coordinator."  EDC chairman Maurice Egan  suggested a meeting be arranged  between representatives of the  two chambers and Travel Sunshine Cost "...to see if we can't  come up with an approach for a  more integrated, more productive tourism and information  service."  Paetkau and Collins agreed  to take the suggestion back to  their organizations.  To find out about  an educational or  training course, you  could spend hours  with these.  Or just minutes  with this.  Over 175,000 courses, workshops  and seminars right at your fingertips.  Now you can find all the information  you need to select an educational or  training opportunity simply by using  the Discovery Training Network's computerized catalogue.lb tap into this  information source, visit your local  TAP (Terminal Access Point).  TAPs may be found in your  community at participating  colleges, government offices,  libraries and many other locations in  the Greater Vancouver, Vancouver  Island.Thompson-Nicola, Howe Sound  and Sunshine Coast regions. Province-  wide TAPs are coming soon.  Specify the subject area you're  interested in and our computer will  search out what's available.  It's as simple as that.  To find theTAP nearest  you, call us toll-free at  1-800-663-D83.  Open learning  agency  DiscoveryTraining Network  300-475 West Georgia Street. Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4M9 Coast News, December 5,1988 21.  'CP  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  czy  'S  a.  ta.  it.  ii.  II. 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New steps and trails  down park-like hillside to rock  bull-dozed beach. Have septic  permit, house plans, spectacular  view, outstanding beach areas.  885-7629.    #51s  Unique custom post & beam  home, lott bdrm., Dougal Rd.,  Gibsons. 885-5483. #51s  4 bdrm., 6 yr. old home, Garden  Bay, elec. heat, wood stove. 2  car garage, level lot. view ol bay.  $90.000.883-2396. #49s  Walerlronl lol Gower Pt. Rd..  asking $64,900. 886-9485 or  526-4061. #53s  Approx. 800 sq. 11. home,  workshop, woodshed, nearly 'A  acre lol. Mason _ Norwest Bay  Rd.. Sechell, $49,500.  885-3982. #49s  LOG HOME  Approx. 1700 sq.ft. fir structure.  28x40 with 28x16 loft. Ready to  be moved and assembled on your  lot. lop quality log work, great  price, absolutely no viewing  withoul appointment. 885-2839.  #49s  1 bdrm. newer cabin, approx. 1.  acre, 1 block lo Rbts. Ck. School,  $57,900. 885-5280, 885-3127  courtesy to agents. #50s  View home, 3 bdrm., lower Gibsons, close lo shops and marina,  by owner. $54,500. 886-8293  #51s  View condo, 3 bdrms., family  room, Hi balhs, 1550sq.ll. By  owner, asking $67,500.  886-8293. #50s  Waterfront, 4973 Gonzales Road,  Madeira Park, 1.25 acres ol  parklike waterlronl property  located in Madeira Park. This  property contains a solid 2 bdrm.  home with guest cottage in rear,  deep waler moorage, 30' dock,  view, privacy, centrally located  close to schools, shopping &  transportation Call Paul Moriarty  731-8670. Bell Really 926-7831.  #49  Newer log. 1800 sq. ft. 4 bdrm.  and      guest   house,   view.  Redrootfs, $79,500. 885-7143.  #49s  1.45 acres Roberls Creek,  cleared, hydro, seplic. regional  water, $36,000. 885-9487.  #50  Lower Gibsons, approx, 2000 sq.  ft, 3 bdrm. up. 1 in basement,  2'k balhs, exc. view. 886-2847  eves. only. #51  New one level 2 bdrm. lownhouse  designed for seniors, over 1060  sq. It., carport, also room for  your RV. Lisa Keller 946-0887 or  Montreal Trust 278-8181.     #50  ANDERSON REALTY  The Sunshine Coaat  Specialists tor  ��� Recreation  ��� Retirement  ��� Relocation  FREE CATALOGUE  Teredo Square, Sechelt  885-3211  Van. Toll Free 684-8016  at BEST 00*  The LOWEST  lassified Ad Rates  $400  1he^o0t  (minimum) for 10 words  C\a*'  >>0tf  ,..��''  at. 5      '��r etC^ ���"'���'ilional word  Pay for 2 weeks, Get the 3rd week FREE  When paid by CASH, CHEQUE  or MOSEY ORDER  "$we SeTcLAssmEps  They run until your item is sold!  I 3      for up to 10 words *1       per additional word  Your .id. (tuturing one item only, will run for tour consecutive  weeks .ind will then be cancelled unless you instruct us to renew it  for   .mother   four,   by  S.ilurd.iy.   3   pm.  NO CHARGE FOR RENEWAL for js long as you wanl!  iNot available id commercial advetiltenl  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS must be PRE-PAID before insertion.  For your convenience, use your MASTERCARD or VISA!  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  At "Friendly People Places" Saturday NOON  At COAST NEWS Offices,  srchelt & Gibsons    SATURDAY, 3 pm  COAST NEWS Classifieds  Cowrie Si . Sechelt  885-3930  The LOWEST Price!  The HICHEST Circulation!  The FIRST on the street!  Ctulce Lane. Gibsons  886-2622  CHRISTMAS - Mark and Jackie  are pleased lo announce the birth  of their son. Dustin William  Christmas, weighing 6 lbs. II  02., born Nov. 23. 1988 at 1:12  am. Proud grandparents are Peter  and Mary Christmas ot Roberts  Creek, Helen Cockriell of Vancouver and Mavis and John Edwards of Courtenay. Seven  uncles and Ihree aunts. A special  lhank you lo Dr. Pace, Dr. Yap.  Ingrid. Auntie Kelly and Aunlie  Verna lor all their comfort and  support. #49  3.  Otftittftts  ^  '    ���  FHEWIN: Passed away November  28. 1988 Arthur Albert Frewin,  late ol Roberts Creek, aged 71  years. Survived by loving wife  Jean; one son Gary ot Gibsons;  two daughters. Mary and husband Michael Thorpe of Surrey,  Lois and husband Steve Claylon  of Burnaby; live grandchildren;  one sister, Winnifred Freston of  Calgary; numerous nieces and  nephews. Funeral service was  held Wednesday. November 30 in  the Chapel of Devlin Funeral  Home, Gibsons. Reverend Alex  Reid officiated. Cremation followed. Remembrance donation may  be made lo charily ol choice.  #49  Are you in an unhappy relationship? Call the Transition House  for free confidential counselling.  885-2944. TFN  INDIVIDUAL THERAPY  COUPLES COUNSELLING  Call Eleanor Mae 885-9018  #49  S.W.M.. 35. Independent, likes  gardening, hunting, boating,  would like to meet slim, healthy  country lady into plain living.  C-41S-6R.R.4. Gibsons.     #49  ���Enter our FREE'  DRAW  For Your 8X10  CHRISTMAS POI  Draw Data Dae. 10  3 WINNERS TO BE DRAWN  No Purchase Necessary  1 ��� SCENIC PHOTOS ��� CARDS ,  ��� POSTERS  Eagles ft Wh.le.  GALLERY  teskla Dockside Pharmacy, Gibsons J  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896, 886-7272, 886-2954.  TFN  II someone in your lamily has a  drinking problem you can see  what It's doing to them. Can you  see whal it's doing lo you? Al-  Anon can help. Phone 886-9903  or 886-8656.  Attention Tsens  Al-Ateen   Can   Help.   Phone  886-2565. TFN  Phone us today about our beautiful selection of personalized wedding invitations, napkins, matches, stationery, and more.  Jeannie's Gifts & Gems  886-2023  TFN  Do you need a babysitter turn  Year's Evi? Babysitting till noon,  886-3419. #50  Want something special lor your  loved ones? Invest in fine an this  Christmas, high calibre local artists' works al reasonable prices.  Lay-away plans and gilt certificates also available. Show  Piece Gallery, 280 Gower Pt.Rd..  Gibsons Landing. 886-9213. #50  TIME'S RUNNING OUT! DEC. 3t  IS FINAL DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO SUNCOASTER  MAGAZINE WRITING CONTEST.  CASH PRIZES! ENTRY FORMS  AT BOOK STORES, COAST NEWS  OFFICES. #51  ARCTIC FACTS GALLERY  will be closing this month. We  would like to express our appreciation lor the support we  have received Irom Ihe merchants  of Gibsons Landing and patrons  ol Ihe Sunshine Coast, and look  forward to a continuing happy  relationship in Ihe ongoing successful operation of ART GLASS  BY JUNE, 886-3085. Thank you.  June Imanse and Fiona Gibb. #49  PASSIVE EXERCISER)]  Fir Firming ind Toning  ��� Slendertone  ��� Body Datlgnar  ��� Japanese body Sauna  ��� Nail Extantkini  it SuptrihiiM  Prion, lor your appl. today  m-iiti  2 gold rings joined together. 1  wilh ruby. I with diamond. Lost  Fri.. Nov. It belween Sechelt  and Gibsons. Keepsake, reward  offered. 886-2427. #49  Lost on Sat., Nov. 26, engagement ring in Gibsons. Reward.  886-8842. #49  Small gray wallet. Sechelt area.  between Nov. 26 & Nov. 29.  885-2533 eves. 885-3224 days.  #49  Reward - Nov. 25 between  Wyngaert & Sunnycrest Mall.  Elphinstone grad 87 blue/grey  leather jacket. David on sleeve,  sentimental value. 886-7155.  #49  Wanled ��� 2 Persian type kittens  for Dec. 25th (leave message for  Anne 886-2622). TFNS  Require ride daily 1  lege. N. Van.  885-9448  Capilano Col-  expenses  #49  Back  country  886-8325  ski  equipmenl  #49  X-country skis & poles lor 5 year  old 886-3288 TFN  16a  Garage Sates  D  Moving oul sale ��� including ski  equipment, tools and toys, Sat.,  Dec. 10th. IO-4pm, 444 Gower  Point Rd. across from marina.  #49  Yard and moving sale Sat., Dec  10, 10-2 pm. end ol Blower Rd.,  Wilson Creek #49  MAGUS KENNELS  ��� Bright clean dog  & cat boarding  ��� Dog grooming  Lowest Price* On  SCIENCE DIEr  OPEN 8 am - 6:30 pm  eveiy day   886-8568  SCIENCE DIET 4 IAMS  Pet Food  Quality Farm & Garden  Supply Ltd.  Prall Rd. 886-7527  TFN  15.3 H.H. T.B. mare, English-  Western,   jumps,   needs   experienced rider, some tack included, $850 OBO. 883-9383.  #51s  SPCA   SPAYING   PROGRAM  886-7837. 886-8044, 885-9582.  TFN  Sharon's Grooming  Now at Sunshine Feeds  Bath/Grooming  % Price November  886-4812 TFN  Horse boarding wilh paddock  riding ring, Roberts Ck., manure  lor sale. 885-5267. #48  Free black male Lab X. 11 mos.  John 883-9308. #48  Kittens limes four lhal you're  sure to adore. Please call  886-2855. #48  Wanted: 2 Persian type kittens  for Dec. 25th (leave message tor  Anne 886-2622). TFN  For sale ��� registered Chesapeake  Bay pups, 8 wks. old. 883-9385.  #49  Vh yr. old Appaloosa stallion.  $500 OBO, some tack. Hans  883-2573. #49  Beautiful Buckskin reg. O.H.  mare, 12 yrs., Weslern or  English, sound, good on roads,  Irails, exc. brood mare, sired by  Triple Bar Leo. $2000 OBO.  886-7558 eves. #49  Sunshine Feeds. 670 Industrial  Way. co-op feeds, dog & cal  food, pet accessories. 9:30am  ���5:30pm. 886-4812. TFN  'FREE' Iwo charming Guinea Pigs  lo good home. 886-2979.    #48  SPCA ADOPTION  1 Border Collie X male.  1 Shepherd X male.  I Shepherd X spayed lemale.  Variety of adorable cats and kittens. 885-3447. #48  MOLDOWAN FEEDS open in  Rbls. Ck. only..closed in Gibsons. 885-5697. #51  18.  for Sale  Green Onion  Earth Station  SATELLITE  Sales & Service  885-5644  FOR SALEM  Christmas Carpet  Cleaning  at reasonable rates  2 rms. S hall  49.95  Phone lodif  SUNSHINE  CARPET CARE  885-2373  Firewood  for sale.  fir.  hemlock mix. 885-3896.  cedar,  #50  To earn extra money, professional, portable, steam carpet  machine. $400. 886-7895. #50s  Cozy   Comforl   wood  slove. $400. 886-4562.  burning  #49  Speed Oueen aulo. washer,  $295. Guaranteed & delivered.  883-2648. TFN  T l S SOIL  Mushroom Manure  Topsoil Mixed  Bark Mulch  By the yard or 14 yard diesel  dumptruck-full. Top quality products at reasonable prices. You  pickup or we deliver.  Phone  anytime 885-5669 TFN  Billiard table. Briarwood IV by  Brunswick Sears, complele.  $500,886-9115, #53s  Wood stove, CSA approved,  heats large house. $650 OBO.  885-5461. #50s  US SOIL  Protect your plants from frost  Extra line fir bark mulch, dry  mushroom manure. 885-5669.  #51  Sumit electronic digital scales  (store model), Ibs/kgs, $  readout. $425. 866-7819.   #49s  Almost new 20" RCA color trace  TV. greal picture, $325.  886-7819 #49s  Slereo, receiver, rec player,  cassette & Altec speakers (cas. &  recs Inc.), stand. $975.  886-7819. #49s  CB radio. $50; 100' radio phone,  $50; receiver & speakers, $275;  TV stand. $100. 886-7819. #49s  SIRIUS BOOKS - large selection  used books, records, lower Gibsons opposite Mariners'  Restaurant. #49  Velo Cycle Capes  Ride dry in Ihe rain, $29.95  886-7424. #49  Cigarette   vending   machine  business 886-2357 all. 6pm  #49  Single pane windows lor sale,  various sizes, 2 palio doors,  metal frames. 883-9990.      #49  McClary Easy While 30" auto  stove with rotissery, recond,  $249 OBO. G.E. Iridge & slove.  pink, beautiful cond. with  lanhood. $550 OBO; Beatty  Norsman 8 prog auto dryer,  heavy duly Ib. recond. $197  OBO, Speed Queen auto wash  multi-cycle, recond., $259 OBO:  Imperial host Iree while 2 dr.  Iridge. 58" H. 30"W. recond.,  $377 OBO; Enterprise while 30"  auto stove in beautilul cond.. recond., rotissery, $389 OBO;  Kelvmator port. dish. harv. gold,  recond.. $189 OBO. Appliances  guaranleed from 90 days to 2  years, parts and labour. Corner  Cupboard 885-4434 or Bjorn  885-7897. Will buy non-working  or used appliances. 885-7897.  #50  Waterprool Velo cycling capes,  designed to fit you and your bicycle. 886-7424. #50  Loveseat, green. 1 arm folds  down. $200 OBO. 886-8057.  #50  Acorn slove, pipes & chimney;  double laundry lubs with taps  elc. 885-5349. #50  French doors and windows,  sizes and shapes. 886-3290.  LIVE  Beautilul Local Cut  Christmas  Trees  v Poinsettias  Quality Farm t  Garden Supply Ltd  Pratl Rd.,  Gibsons  886-7527  45 gal. metal  BURNING DRUMS  $15.00 ea.  Glbaona Bldg. Supplies  QibK.ni II. 1111  :-���,. hall us 7111  Larrivee acouslic guitar w/case.  Stare SM58 mike & cord, effects  pedals. 886-2516. #51  New Year's resolution, learn lo  play guitar. Ceclle 886-4642.  #51  PIANO  TUNING  repairs eV appraisals  Ken Dalgleish  ���86-2843  BIC/Curtis hawk sailboards.  $350. Coasl Tool & Power.  MadeiraPark 883-9114      #49  Hide-a-bed sola and chair; 8,000  lb. Warn winch 886-7013    #50  4X4 cedar posts cul to any  length, 35'/(t.; mahogany  boards. 32"x5". 75' ea; utility  Irailer $200. Iridge. $75; Scroller  saw. $50. 7 V skil saw. $40;  10" radial arm. $325. 886-9229.  #50  Single bed wilh 2 drawers, mattress. $125; 8' Iruck canopy.  $75.885-9487 #50  CI,.holm Furniture  And Interiors  BEST SALE  j       of the  1      YEAR!  I on Showroom Stock  SALE  Ceramic raku boxes, earthenware  dishes, tiled wooden boxes, doll  cradles and quills, hobby horses,  unique handmade clolhing (sizes  M lo XL), 100% cotton men's  shirts. Indonesian rayon balik,  women's tops and more. . Suite  101. above the Midnite Market.  Lower Gibsons. Sun. Dec (^  10-4.886-3159. #49  Booster seat, $5; convertible  stroller, $30; Snugli carrier. $20.  885-5057. #50  Exc. froslfree tridge & 30" slove  (gold). $450/pr 886-8779. #51  30" Holpoinl elec. range, sell-  cleaning oven. Corning cooktop,  $175,885-3125. #49  Potent Horse Manure  The nalural fertilizer  $20 per pickup  885-9969  Freezer, 5H' high, 2V deep. 3'  wide, $185 OBO. 886-7307.  #50s  SearS'O'pedic luxury classique  foam dble. bed, near new, $300  OBO 886-7210 alt. 5pm.     #49  Collectors - sale ol privale bell  collection. 100 bells, all types.  $950 or with antique display  case. $1400 Serious callers only  please 886-7736 aft. 6pm.   #49  CHAIRS  One recliner. one rocker, exc.  cond.. 885-7171 eves.        #49  Engagement ring & wedding  band. 14K. sz. 7 just appraised.  $400 lirm. Call 886-4746 all.  6pm. #49  Cedar chesl; queen size Eiderdown; bedding; 2 end tables;  recliner chair; rugs; misc.  household items. 885-3958.  #50  GIBSONS ALL-NIGHTER  The legendary Gibsons all-nighter  wood heater, medium size, only  $200.886-9516. #50  THE WOODMAN  Fir & Hemlock mix, lull cord  guaranteed, cut lo length,  $75/cord. 886-3779. #50  Viking slove, $300; builtin  dishwasher, almond, $275; cast  iron ciawloot tub. $150: single  stainless sink, taps, $40; 3'  chrome light bar, $15; small tiffany lighl fixture. $15; mirrors,  white enamel basin, $10:  L-shaped countertop. Lots more.  All exc. cond. 885-5527,  885-5513. #50  Admiral harvest gold fridge &  stove. 886-9379. #50  '77 24' Komfort tandem, large  fridge, freezer, forced air furnace. 1 piece shower, clean.  Oceanview, Woodcreek. $6000.  Cell. ph. 644-3701. 473.      #50  TFN  Seclional lude-a-bi  table, 2 end tables.  885-5065.  d.   coffee  gd. cond.  #51  Walerbed. single, extra long,  $59; laundry tub with taps, $25  885-1960. #51  Olds Ambassador Cornel. $200;  Winchesler 37A 20G, $65; BSA  Meteor Super .177, $50;  Bushnell Sporlview 7X35 hard  case, $45: Tasco 10x50 soil  case, $55; Bushnell Custom 22  rillescope. $30; Energy Princess  fireplace lurnace model 402.  $325 886-9227 #51  Lowry double keyboard organ,  besl oiler 886-9103 #51  Various items lot sale al old Pronto's locallon. daily 2 lo 3pm #49  1 up to  Vt off,  m  Chesterfields  Sectionals  Bedroom Suites  Dining Room Suites |  One Week Only  (tome early)  Hi Cowrie St., Sechelt ��  Beside Seara Outlet    p  | Open Tues-Sat 10-5 U  1895-37131  Captains' Bed. maple. 4 drawer.  $110 886-4930. #49  Pool lable. moving must sell,  quality 4x8 slate, replacement  cos! $2495, sell $1295 OBO,  Complete with 8 balls, snooker  balls, cues, rack, cover.  886-7779. #51  HAY FOR SALE  $3.50 can deliver. 885-9357  TFN  Serger. 4 thread. 1 yr. old, $575  OBO. Kalhryn 886-4547.     #53s  15 gal. aquarium, lully equipped,  fish, growlight, plants.  886-7819. #53s  30" slove, $100; 2'x3' dble.  glazed window. $75; model 4  Radio Shack computer with  printer and misc. programs &  games. $525. 886-9127.     #49  P.TO. winch bush bumper, $500  OBO; 8' camper, $300 OBO;  Huski 2100 cc, $275 OBO;  chainhoist, 5 ton, $300 OBO.  886-30(1!. #49  24" harvest gold elec. range,  $225; green speed queen dryer.  $200; 250 gal. oil tank, $200. 2  -100 Ib. propane bottles. $70 ea.  Enterprise oil stove, best offer.  885-9409. #50  Multi-purpose s/s sleam kettle,  approx. 25 gals, $295 OBO;  European style large kitchen,  complete or will sell parts, $695.  886-2924. #51  Moving sale - wood burning  slove. energy efficient catalytic,  $650; quality hideabed sofa, 6'/i  It beige. $525; Inglis washer &  dryer. $425; Sony 19" colour  wilh remote, $325; arborite utility  table, folding metal legs. 30x60,  $50: picnic table. $50.  885-7225. #49  73 Pinlo lor parts, $150; Queen  size waterbed, $175. 886-3356.  #49  Mason & Reisch piano with  bench, exc. cond.; 3 double pan-  ed opening windows, I9"x49",  1 yr old. 886-4779. #51  Airtight insert wood slove. gd.  cond., $300. large Jade tree.  $75 886-9728 all 6pm.      #49  Moving sale - alum, boal; 30"  stove; kitchen table w/4 chairs;  large cupboard, wooden lable;  wheelbarrow; 100 cm downhill  ski package; child's bike: girl's 3  spd. bike. 886-4647 all. 6pm.  #49  Pickup load good dry lirewood.  $30.885-7893. #49  Chainsaw Stihl 085, 20" bar and  chain, runs well. $150; 15 ft.  aluminum Grumman canoe, 2  Grey Owl paddles, 2 lilejackets,  $475.885-7225. #49  While enamel kilchen utility  slove, $75; gold F/F fridge,  $200.886-9849. #49  Antique marble topped wash  stand, excellent shape. $450.  886-7696. #1s  Pedal car, like new, Easl German  make, lor child 3-5 yrs.  886-7696. #51  Dining room suite, antique, oak,  bow front buffet with mirror and  48" round oak claw toot table,  22" leaf, 4 spindle-back chairs,  $1700.886-7696. #1s  CEDAR SIDING  8" bevel siding, 33' ft., Gibsons  Mobile Saw Service. 886-3468.  #51 22.  Coast News, December 5,1988  IforSftteJ  Men's caulk boots, size 9, nearly  new. $30. 886-3468 #49  Thomas   organ,   $700  886-7943 alter 3 pm.  OBO.  #51  Queensize waterbed. near new  mattress. $120. 886-8349.   #49  Serger - Janome 3 thread, almost  new, $550.885-3259.        #49  Older upright English piano, good  condilion. $600 lirm, 885-7286  eves. #49  V6 Aulo.  PS/PB  SUNCOUST MOTOR! LTO.  jjjjjjj 07931  19.  Autos  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  886-2020  TFN  1971 Chev window van. Very  good running cond. Partly  campenz6d. lots ol extras. $1850  or trade small car 686-9729.  #53s  74 Olds. 2 dr., PS, PB, AM/FM  cassette, $800 OBO 885-9425  eves #53s  '85 Honda Prelude, charcoal  gray, ex. cond.. 40.000 kms..  $12,900,886-8691. #51s  '84 Pontiac  loaded, exc  883-2572.  Parisienne  S/W.  cond.,   $8500.  #53s  1985 Ford Escorl, exc.  $5500 OBO. 886-3789.  cond..  #50s  1982 Volvo S/W, air cond.,  stereo, very gd. cond., $9750.  886-3030. #50s  '82 Plymouth Horizon, exc.  cond., low kms, hatchback,  $3500.886-3940. #49s  '80 GMC short wheelbase van.  extras, exc. cond., $4500.  885-5564. #50s  '74 Mercury Comet, 6 cyl., runs  well, very solid, $1500 OBO.  885-7191. #50s  -��;-^P  'S3 PONTIAC SUNBIRO  . cyl��� runs & looks        a��*%a*i-  like nw. '4295  ���UNCOUT MOTORS LTD.  SSS-S213 07(131  1982 F250 Ford truck, 81,000  kms, PS/PB, radials, $5500.  886-7819. #49s  81 Ponliac Acadian, low  mileage, gd. shape, auto..  $1700.886-9339. #53s  South Coast  K      Fortl  1987 ARIES  Sedan, 4 cyl, aulo, PS. PB  as new, save thousands  '7966  Whirl Rd., Sechell  DL 5936 885-3281  1985 Ford Mustang, low mileage,  loaded, sunrool, new tires, exc.  cond. B86-7751 days, 886-8367  eves. #49  1975 Oldsmobile sedan, PS/PB,  low mileage, $1000 firm.  883-9307. #49  1974 Dodge Coronet, custom 4  dr. 360 auto., console, buckets.  PS/PB, $325 OBO. 886-9701.  #49  '77 Century Olds, 2 dr.. 45,000  mis. auto., mech. sound, rust,  new lires, $900. 886-7819.  #50s  1968 Ford Falcon 2 dr. HT,  59,000 ml., gd. cond. 886-2474  OBO. #50  74 Dodge 1 Ion, w/winch. dual  wheels, PS PB, 51,000 miles.  1979  Volvo,   good  $8500 OBO .886-9044  1988 Jeep Comanche. 5 sp 2  wd., 4 I., 6 cyl., lilt steering  gauge package, rear sliding window, cloth seats. AM/FM stereo  cassefle. Laredo off-road tires,  8500 kms. exc cond., $15,900  OBO 885-7232 aft. 4pm.     #50  1976 264 GL Volvo. 4 dr.. sedan,  power steering, brakes & windows, leather seats, sunroof,  air/con. gd. cond.. $3000 OBO.  886-2430. #50  1986 heavy duly F250 4X4 XLT  Lariet Explorer, fully loaded,  $16,900 OBO, lowing pkg. consider trade. 886-B104.       #51s  i960 Toyola 4x4 pickup. 5 spd..  $3500.886-7243. #49  1988 Honda Prelude. $19,000  OBO. Under 6000 kms. Trish  885-5843. #51  f  IT  ������__  $1800. 885-2074.  #51  76 Dalsun 2 dr. HB. standard,  gd. tires, clean. $700 080.  8B5-751I. #49  1971 Ford PU. Ig. V8. man.  trans. $200; 1962 Falcon. $200.  886-8325 #49  South Coast  Ford       i  1980 EAGLE SW  4x4. 6 cyl, auto, PS, PB,  winter transportation  '2450  Whorl Rd., Soch.lt  V        oi 5936 885-3281  '80 CHEV SUBURBAN 4x4  vs. Aoio ps. pb    sooor  Sale Priced vltttID  SUMCOSST MOTOR* LTD.  MM2H 07631  75   Maverick.   $500  886-8359 or 886-2008.  OBO  #49  AUTO  'SUPERMARKET  We Dare You to Compare!  USED VEHICLE SALE  TRADES WELCOME  FINaWCING AVAILABLE  Ask about our FREE POWEHTBAIN WARRANTY  on moat used vehicles 1981 & newer  "BUT THE IE5T FOB LESS!"        TgffiY  SOUTH COAST FORD  FORD ��� LINCOLN ��� MtHCIIHV  Wharf Rd., Sechell     MDL5936  885-3281  SOUTH COASI lOHO    SOI) 1 H CO AS 1  Two steel-belted studded  P205/70R14 snow tires.  886-9684. #49  1980 Renault LeCar. 4 spd.  sunrool, 73,000 kms., 50 mpg,  $1400 OBO. 886-9461.        #49  '78 Honda Civic, rebuilt engine,  new brakes, 4 brand new tires,  $1200 OBO. Jim 886-2459.  #49  1988 Ford F150 Supercab 4X4.  heavy duly suspension, Irani _  rear stabilizers, 300 luel injected  6 with 5 spd., O.D. trans..  AM/FM cassette, rear slider,  undercoated, & rust proofed,  23,000 kms, $19,500.  886-3575. #51  1977 Honda Civic. 5  sunrool, runs great,  mileage. 886-7482.  speed,  good  #51s  1975 Ford Gran Torino Squire  station wagon, $750 OBO. Robb  883-9531 or 883-9147 aft. 5pm.  #49  1969 Ford pickup, * ton, gd. for  parts. 360 engine. 883-2867.  #49  '57 Morris Mini conv. runs, but  needs work, $600. 886-7831.  #49  1982 Volkswagon Camper with  pop top propane stove, elec.  fridge, water, sleeps 4, low  mileage. $12,000 OBO.  886-9194. #49  '81 Ford Escort S/W, 4 spd.. gd.  cond., $2695. Call Albert  886-8454 eves. #49  Wrecking '68 VW Beetle, all parts  less engine. Landrover '88, good  shape, needs TLC, running,  $550 or offers. 886-3468.     #49  '74 'Aton 4x4, good working  Iruck, $1200. 886-8349.      #49  South Coast  Ford       i  '80 VOLARE SW  Thrifty 6 cyl..auto, PS, PB,  1 owner, low miles  ���3450  . Whirl Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  21.  Marine  '76 Volvo 245 DL wagon, exc.  running condition, $2300 OBO.  886-4925 afler 5 pm. #49  1982 Cutlass Supreme  886-4999.  2 dr.  #49  1988 Nissan King Cab 4X4. 5  spd., canopy, 9800 kms., full  warranty, this week only  $14,500. Call Rick 886-8057  DL8488. #49  1986 Ford F150 Vrton, 6 cyl.,  standard, topper, running  boards, white, asking $9900.  Call Rick 886-8057 DL8488.  #49  78 Ford Won, 360 aulo, $950.  886-2020. #50  79 Chev Monza Sport Coupe,  good condition, V6,4 sp., stereo,  sunrool, $2900.885-3736. #51s  1978 Chev Impala SW, 4 dr.,  good cond., $1500. 883-9278.  #51  1978 Chowan, $950 OBO, may  be seen Largo Road, Rbts. Ck.  #49  ,;�������-  'M CHEV CAVALIER SW  a dr., 4 cyl. 5 spd. Power  Steering Clean as a whistle!   '5695  SUNCOAST MOTORS LTD.  eee-eata prest  THEY LIVE  LONGER  BECAUSE THEY'RE  Coast  Auto  Rental  Sales ft  Rentals  885-2030  DL7711  ENDUROS.  SEE THEM AT  Coast Tool & Power  Enduros aren't built for a leisurely putt-putt around  the lake on Sunday afternoon.  They're made strong enough to withstand the everyday rigors of life at sea. That means tough.  Get legendary Enduro reliability behind you.  For an outboard that lasts, see us firsl  OUTBOARDS by  YAMAHA  THE WAY IT SHOULD BE.  fTObir&PdWER]  Hwy 101 & Francis Peninsula Rd.  863-9114  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  These Ads appear In Ihe more lhan 75 Newspapers ol the B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Association and reach more than 1,000,000 homes and a potential two million readers.  $159. for 25 words (S3, per each additional word) Call the COAST NEWS at 885-3930 to place one.  AUTOMOTIVE  74   Hayes  w/rlgglng  box.    360    GM    583's  and       13  speed. 200 hours on engine.  Chains, spares, wrappers  B.C. certilied. No off highway $12,500. Norm 968-  4419,  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  EDUCATIONAL  Ford   medium  and   heavy-  duty  '- '  and  duty trucks lor all purposes.  Call Doug Schochenmaier al  Dam's Ford Trucks, Surrey  B.C. 588-9921, 856-5852, 1-  800-242-DAMS, Res. 531-  4556.   Buy/lease any gas, diesel  car or truck, new or used.  Direct from volume factory  deafer. Call for pre-approved credit. Call collect 464-  0271. D5231.   $1 Down leases a new car or  truck. Seven year warranly.  Paymenls Irom $139./Mo.  O.A.C. Call lease manager  at (604)465-8931. DL5584.  Take over paymenls 1988  Bronco II $399. per month.  All makes, cars and trucks  available. Cash allowances  for trade-In. Call 1-800-663-  6933, Dick Miller. DL.8196.  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES   We built a successful business on our ownl Retiring,  so we're selling on our own!  Bridge Street Cleaners and  Custom Decorators, Princeton, B.C. started 1953.  growing In thriving, revitalized community with solid  financial base: Lumber,  mining, agricultural Industries. Includes; dry cleaning,  personal laundry, rug and  upholstery shampooing.  Custom Decorators; drapes,  fabrics, upholstery, blinds,  carpets, flooring. Sales and  made to order. Town Center  3VX99' frame and concrete  block building w/large  apartment above, 31'X53' 3  bedrooms, 2 balh, electric  heat, fully carpeted. Shop  and apartment alrcondition-  ed. Asking $75,000 for business and equipment or  $200,000 Including building  and property. Contact Mel  or Norma Turner, Box 446,  Princeton, B.C. VOX 1WO.  Phone (604) 296-7133.  Well established magazine,  gift, lottery store In Shus-  wap's largest mall. Sales  $700,000+. Room tor expansion soon. Must sell before January, 1969. Best  offer. 832-9224. 832-7799.  Earning Over $55,000 Per  Year? Don't Pay Tax! 'Total  tax relief ���100% financing  ��� Attractive continued yields  ���No money at risk 'Proven  performance *No down payment. For More Information  Contact: Deneen Cunningham, Program Coordinator,  Vantage Securities Inc.,  ��830 - 800 West Pender  Street, Vancouver, B.C.  V6C 2V6. (604)682-4445. Act  now before they're gone.  Closing December 15, 1988  Call Now! Vantage Securities Inc. Sold only by Prospectus and/or offering  Memorandum In B.C.  Thriving beauty salon. Busy  mall location, large salon,  newly renovated. Last year  grossed $250,000. Call  Sandi Allln, Re/Max ol  Campbell River. (604)287-  2862 eves, 267-7355 ollice.  Body Design commercial  toning tables. Leaders in  passive exercise equipment  Own your salon lor $33,000  No Iranchlse lees or hidden  costs. 1(604)468-9336 collect   2800 sq. ft. block building. Paved parking. Presently butcher, convenience  store, olher enterprises possible. Two coolers, walk-  In freezers. Heavy Iraffic.  Must sell, owner retiring.  Quesnel 992-7110. "  Growing 19 year old U.S.  company new to Canada Is  offering a business opportunity In your area. Investment under $6,000. Secured  with stock. Up lo 58% return on your money. Our  Calgary outlet netted  $150,000. In the last 3  months. Info call Mr. Eburn  762-6316.  BUSINESS  PERSONALS  Body? Mind? Spirit? Who  are you? Call Dianetics Hot  Line Toll-Froe 1-800-F.O.R.  T.R.U.T.H.. 1-8Q0-367-8788.  EBIJCATIOHaI     ���  Victor Hairdressing School,  738 Fort street, Victoria,  B.C. V8W1H2. Now accept  Ing enrollment tor new  classes. Ask about financing. Also offering refresher  courses In hairdressing.  (604)368-6222.   Learn The Secrets ol Chord-  Ing On Guitar. New home  study course. Fast, easy  method. Guaranteed! For  Free Information, write:  Studio 4B, Popular Music,  3284 Boucherie Road, Kel-  owna, B.C. V1Z 2H2.  Free: 1988 guide to study-  at-home correspondence  Diploma courses for prestigious careers: Accounting,  Airconditloning, Bookkeeping, Business, Cosmetology,  Electronics, Legal'Medical  Secretary, Psychology,  Travel. Granlon (1A) 1055  West Georgia St. ��2002,  Vancouver. 1-800-266-1121.  EQUIPMENT ANO  MACHINERY   Sell unloading box, no hydraulics, mechanical unloading. Fits any standard size  8' pick-up box. Niels Olsen  530-2687.   Dealer   Inquiries  welcome I   For Hire. 450 Barko log  loader on truck with operator. By hour or contract.  Two 404 Tlmber|ack skid-  dors with operator. Phone  338-8773 Courtenay.  FOR SALE MISC.   Comics and games subscriptions. Huge selection, new  and back Issues. Discounts  up to 25%, prompt delivery  for Christmas. For Info, The  Comic Broker, P.O. Box  2630, New Westminster,  V3L 5L2.   Books, Books, Books. Hundreds of lilies on all subjects.  Hardcover, paperback, and  childrens. Up to 65% oft  original published price.  Free Catalogue. Book Publishers Clearance Company,  75 Mllllken Blvd., Unit 7,  Scarborough, Ontario. M1V  2R3.   Lighting Fixtures. Western  Canadas largest display.  Wholesale and retail. Free  Catalogues available. Nor-  rjurn Lighting Centre., 4600  East Hastings Slreet, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5. Phone  1-299-0666.   Macintosh Computers and  Peripherals. Brand name,  new guaranteed, sealed cartons, priced hundreds of  dollars lower lhan retail.  Call for quotes (604)620-  3353. Visa and Mastercard  accepted.   FOR SALE MISC.  Jerrold remote television  converters $19.95. Great  Christmas gilts. Factory reconditioned. 6 month warranty. Mall orders accepted.  Dealer/service, fund raising  groups welcome. Universal  T.V. 533-3060.   Arthritic pain? Aching  back? Still joints? Sleeping  hands? "Beulah OH'1  helps! I Send $1 for brochure/Information: Beutah  Land, Box 1086, Portage La  Prairie, Man. R1N 3C5.   HARDENING  Interested In Greenhouse or  Hydroponic Gardening?  Greenhouses $195., Hydroponic Gardens $39., Halldes  Irom $140. Over 2000 products In stock, super prices.  Free Catalogue call Toll  Free 1-800-663-5619. Water  Farms, 1244 Seymour St.,  Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3N9.  HEALTH 6, BEAUTY  Hope Cancer Health Centre.  Inlormalion, education, support, counselling and seminars lor cancer patients and  families. 732-3412 Toll Free  1-800-633-5137 courtesy of  Fraternal Order ol Eagles.  HELP WANTED'  General Manager Houston  & District Credit Union  seeks self-motivated expansion oriented enterprising  manager. Membership of  920. Assets ol $2.6 million  in community ol 5,000.  Bank or trust company experience essential. Send resume stating expected salary lo Box 1480, Houston,  B.C. VOJ 1Z0.  The Ministry ol Social Services and Housing Is recruiting potential Caregivers  In the Merrill area to provide group home and special care home services for  adolescents. Salary, operational costs, and reliel expenses are open to negotiation. Inlerested parties  should address correspondence lo: M.S.S.H., Bag  4400, Merritt, B.C. VOK  2B0 or contact Penny  Mlchele at 1-376-9388.  HELP WANTED  Cable Tool Waler Well Driller Wanted for year round  work in Edmonton and area.  Must be qualified for domestic water wells. Phone toll  free: 1-600-661-3986 Alberta  hours: 6:00 - 5:00.   Wanted: Telephone Cable  Splicers lor seasonal or year  round work. Top rate paid.  Call Splice Tech collect  (403)9311-4643 or write: Box  416, Okoloks, Alberta. TOL  im   PERSONALS  Oriental Young Ladies!!!  (Mostly Filipinos). Wishing  to correspond and eventually meet sincere Gentlemen.  Free Photo-catalogue. Write  to: Slg, Box 2091 VMPO.  Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3T2.  Would you like to correspond with unattached  Christian people In Canada/  USA with the object being  companionship/ Marriage?  Write lo Ashgrove, Box 205,  Chase, B.C. VOE IMP.  SERVICES  ICBC  ln|ury  Dale Carr-Harrls ���  Claims? Call  rrls ��� 20 years  a trial lawyer wilh five years  medical school before taw.  0-669-4922 (Vancouver). Experienced in head Injury  and other major claims. Per-  cenlage lees available.  THAVEL   Skiers: Lake Louise, Canada's Favorite, has ski and  stay packages for only $33/  day (double occupancv,  minimum 3 days, White  Sale). Other packages avall-  able. 1-800-661-1158.  WANTED   Employment Wanted. Body-  man, 16 years experience.  Inter-provlnclal ticket, experience In estimating, collision, painting, and management. Reply Box 141, West-  side Sun. Box 1240, West-  bank, B.C. VOH 2A0 or  Telephone (604)769-4897.  blanket  dassifieds  ^**^m^mm**^*T***mr*m*m-*__l^B^mm0  25 WORDS  $159  10.  .: MOtMtNMMt  ���--���- -  1969 Empress class 'A' 21'  motorhome, very clean, $10 500  886-2432 or 886-7923.      #50s  1971 VW Westlalia van, gd.  cond., some rusl. $1750  886-3030. ��qs  Hunter's Special - 8' camperette  stove, lurnace, cupboards  886-3821 aft. 6pm. #51S  Airslream 19' iravel trailer, lully  equipped,   rear   bath   (older  model).   Musl   be   seen  886-2885. #49  Camperized   school  bus,  Ford, best offer. 886-4596.  '62  TMir  16 ft.MMUlie   ,- _  .NOW      17 ft. 4 up  OrWfl NOW lor  SPRIHG DELIVERY  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP  1987-1988 Evlnrudes. Excellent  condition. Lowes Resort,  883-2456. TFN  Samson 37' FC sailboat, world  cruiser, live aboard, equipped,  42 g. 886-7400 messages. #49s  '68 H.P. Osco Ford marine diesel  and hy. gear, as new cond.  883-9401. #53s  1975 - 18V;' Sangslercrall 130,  4 cyl., Volvo, 270 Volvo leg,  comes with trailer, $2500.  886-3882 eves. TFN  Cal25. lully equipped, moorage  included, $11,500. 886-8706.  #51 s  SECHELT MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  Captain Bill Murray  M.C.M.M.C   M.N.A.M.S.  M.A.B.Y.C   ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  8853643  14' fibreglass boal, 50 HP Merc,  new leg, new Irailer. new sunlop  with side windows, very clean,  comes wilh 2 fuel lanks, $2800  OBO. 886-3882 all. 6pm.  TFN  Classic 1986 50 HP Mercury  molor, electric. $1595.  883-9110. #51s  23 Penson, Iwin 165 Merc  cruiser, FWC, VHF & sounder,  rebuill engine & stern drives, fully warranty, gd. crew boat or  fishing charter, $25,000. Tidellne  Marine 885-4141. TFN  18' Double Eagle, 185 Mercury  ST prop.. $5000. John  883-9308. #51s  30' Disp. Cruiser, recently  rebuill, 340 Chrys. dual hyd.  steering, many extras, $11,500.  885-2814. #53s  23' Penson inboard, cruiser 340  LP Chrysler 2/1 red. VHF, CB,  sounder, $13,500. 883-2433.  #49  42' C-lic. crab and prawn boat,  300 SS crab traps, lined, radar,  radio, sounder, refridge, live  tank, diesel, ready to fish,  $49,500 OBO. 886-8192.     #49  4 HP Merc. 0B, brand new with  warranty, $675.883-9923.  #50  1985 Honda 0B SS 10 HP, less  lhan 30 hrs., good cond , $900.  883-9435. #51  Find oul why Pender Harbour  is known as  Ihe best lishing  spot on the coasl  Come lo Ihe  SEA RANCH  for Iresh seafood  Call 883-2992  16' K&C Thermoglass 85 HP  Merc, exc. shape. 883-2270.  $3800. #51s  34' Alma. C licence live  cod/charter boal, diesel, lully  equipped & ready to fish,  $21,500 withoul license  $10,500. 885-9802 eves.   #53s  OMC new manifold & riser, $450;  4 cyl. OMC motor with rebuilt  head, $300. 886-3191.      50s  19' Fibrelorm Trl-hull Mini  Cruiser (very stable), 120 OMC  1/0, Highliner (gal.) Irailer,  needs minor work, $4800.  886-8558. TFN  17' Boslon Whaler. Irailer, mere,  power, mint. 883-9110. #53s  jtaSSK  XaTOtSStSSStSSa)  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS ltd.  Benjamin Moore & International  Palnta  Marin*  Finishes  Commercial  Pricing   ���  Bill Wood  SECHELT  A Bus. 885-2923  Res. 885-5058  iiwwiwironii  Mobile home space available,  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Park. 886-9826. TFN  NEW HOMES  14'x70'  From $23,900 FOB  USED HOMES  Starling as low as $12,900.  Call collect 580-4321.  TFN  3 bdrm. 12x68. slorage room,  bay window, washer, dryer,  fridge, stove. $14,000.  886-9635. #51  26.  for Rent  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Hall  available. Phone 885-2752 or  885-9863. TFN  Sunshine Coast  MOBILE HOME  PARK  1 Ml. W GIBSONS HWY. 101  ph 886-9828  Loi No. 60  14x60 2 B.R.  fr.,Stv.-W& DA very clean  home on a nice large lot.  This home has just been  reduced to SELL  A SUPER BUY AT JUST  ���20,900  '83 Kawasaki GPZ 550, exc.  cond. 13,000 kms. $2000 OBO.  886-7198. #49s  '82 250 Kawasaki, w/rack,  25.000 kms. 885-9553.     #48s  1979 Yamaha 750 D0HC lully  dressed. 886-3841. #49s  Motorcross bike 1984. 250KX  Kawasaki, low hours, $850 OBO.  Bruce 886-9011. #48  1982 Yamaha Virago 750, winler  special, gd. cond., $970 firm.  885-5445. #49  '81  Yamaha  550,  $800. 886-3472.  low kms.,  #48  535 Yamaha, exc. cond., 1100  kms, asking $2500. 886-4690.  #50  Wanled by Jan. 1, single accom.  for profess, woman. N/S N/D,  preler 1 bdrm. apartment Gibsons area, contacl W. Hofley  885-3547. #50  600 sq. ft. more or less, suitable  lor shop. 885-4796. #50  2 responsible working females  require large house, Sechelt/Gib-  sons. 883-9392,883-2123. #50  Ideal tenant with refs., small  house to rent or sublet, Langdale  to Sechell. 885-4432. #49  Quiet responsible N/S, N/D  female seeking affordable ac-  comodaflons. 885-7493,  433-1039. #51  Roberts   Creek   Hall   avail.,  dances,  parties,   weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne,  885-4610, 7-9 pm. TFN  4 bedroom waterfront, Rbts. Ck.,  lease to June 30/89, $750, Immed. poss. Century West Realty  Ltd. 885-2235. #48s  View condo for rent Dec 11, 3  bdrm. 1550 sq. ft.. $585/mo..  cenlral Gibsons. 886-4738.  #49  2 bdrm. W/F Madeira Park,  preference given lo renter wilh  best refs., moorage included on 1  yr. lease, for more information  call 987-0659 or 883-2589.  #50  Female to share view house in  Davis Bay, $250/mo. plus utils.  885-7233. #50  Modern 3 bdrm. home, 2 balhs,  all appl., Vt acre lot near school,  located by gov't wharf and store,  oil Redrooffs Rd., Halfmoon Bay,  $550/mo., avail. Dec. 16.  520-7158. #49  2 bdrm. house, Rbls. Ck., 5  acres, avail. Immed. $525.  886-7204. #49  2 bdrm. townhouse, central location Gibsons, 5 appls. $600/mo.  886-2659. #49  For lease, 4000 sq. ft. bldg. Gibsons Ind. Park. 437-5577 or  885-5664. #49  Motel style bachelor suite, turn.,  utils. Incl., use ol laundry, no  pels, suitable for one person,  avail. Dec. 1, $250/mo.  886-2512. #49  2 sleeping rooms available immediately. 886-4999 alter 8 pm.  #51  Bonniebrook area, large, clean 1  bdrm. self-contained suite, N/S,  available Jan. 1st. 886-7581 after  1pm. #51  2 bedroom. 2 balh, furnished  14'x70' Irailer on permanent  foundation on 50'x100' privale  lot, w&D, 1 year lease, working  couple, no children, no pets,  $500/mo. 886-8874 or 885-4693  after 6 pm. #51  Permanent position - general  housekeeping duties, meal prep.,  3 hrs., 3 days per week. Afler 6  pm call 886-3943. #49  Emergency Health Services  Commission - Operator No. 268.  Gibsons  Position - Part time Ambulance  Drivers/Attendants  Day shifts Monday-Friday, some  nights and weekends.  Qualifications: Valid Class 4  Drivers Licence with acceptable  driving record, I.F.A. ticket (or  ability to obtain both of above),  good health, cbaracler, physical  Illness.  Security Clearance Required  For more Information contacl:  Keith Baker - Unit Chief  886-2511 Monday - Thursday  This posting closes December 21.  1988. #51  Registered Nurse for Adult Day  Care Program. Approximately 12  hours per week on Tuesday,  Wednesday,   Thursday.   Work  wilh senior and disabled adults to  help   them   maintain   independence. Musl be registered  wilh RNABC, car essential.  Wage: $12.67 per hour.  Reply by Dec 14. To start Jan.  Send resume to:  S.C. Home Support Society  Box 2420, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  #50  INCREASE YOUR CHANCES! LET  OUR FINGERS DO YOUR TALKING! Call Arbutus Office Services  for last and conlldentlai preparation of your resume ��� 885-5212  TFN  Referral Coordinator for Volunleer  Aclion Cenlre. Recruits, interviews and relers volunteers to  community agencies. Administers the volunteer driver program. Keeps computerized  records. Experience in volunteer  programs and ability to work well  wilh ihe public required. Computer experience prelerred. 24  hours per week, approx. $9.00  per hour. Submit resumes to  Manager, Volunteer Aclion Centre, Sunshine Coast Communily  Services, Box 1069, Sechelt,  B.C. by Dec. 9. #49  Energetic, experienced clerk,  $6.50 per hr., 35 hr. week, excellent typing required, filing,  laminating elc. Detailed job  description posted in library. No  phone calls. Resumes with handwritten letter lo Gibsons Public  Library, Box 109, Gibsons, B.C.  #50  GEORGE'S CONTRACTING  GARBAGE CLEAN-UP  & REMOVAL  886-9308 or 886-2387  #50  Handyman services, fall cleanup,  have ii ton, will haul, reasonable  rates, discount for seniors.  886-9701. #50  Housecleaning service, reliable  and experienced with refs. avail.  Phone Cathy at 886-2075.    #49  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal,   Insured,  Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  4 RENOVATIONS  Reasonable & Reliable  886-2215  TFNs  Housecleaning services available  $6.50/hour, evening and  weekends, relerences available.  886-3314. TFNs  Remodel, renovate, repairs, rooling  &  waterproofing,   quality  guaranteed. L. Ferris 885-4190.  #4  ECON0-H0E  Custom backhoe service  Langdale to Davis Bay  886-8290  #51  Handyman - reasonable rales, all  calls looked al, minor plumbing  specially. 883-9278. #49  Experienced painter, cleaning,  wood-splitting, etc., seniors discount. Jon, 886-8161.        #49  DO YOU NEED  Brush cutting, window and  eavestrough cleaning, mobile  home washing, rubbish removal,  driveway sweeping, carpet cleaning, wood splitting, lire wood,  rototllllng? Call 885-2373.   #49  Let me find your next vehicle new  or pre-owned, National Leasing  and Auto Sales. Representative  Rick Kyle, 886-8057 DL8488.  #49  House cleaning services.  886-3419. #50  TREE TOPPING  Limbing, falling, danger tree  removal, free est., fully insured.  Jeff Collins 886-8225.        #50 Coast News. December 5,1988  23.  Halfmoon Bay Happenings  Locals make safe return from Reno  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  The 'Reno' gang are back  home afler a great week and  word has it lhal there were no  really big losers. There was one  member of Ihe party who won  $1000 which must hav been  quite a thrill, especially at this  time of year.  Yours truly has also returned  from a week's vacation in  California���San   Jose   to   be  precise. Spent much of the time  touring, stopped off at many  beauty spots along the Big Sur  coastal drive where the surf is  magnificent and the views  'awesome'.  It's a nice time of year to be  there as the visibility is very  clear with no smog along the  coast.  I paid my first visit to the  Hearst   Castle   and   strongly  recommend the lour lo Ihose  who are heading that way.  Good to see how the other half  live and reminded one of the  Lifestyles of the Rich and  Famous shows.  Was fascinated lo learn that  the architect who designed the  whole thing was a woman!  CHRISTMAS DINNER  Each year the children of  Halfmoon Bay take part in a  28.  Work Wanted  -  Reliable carpentei available lor  remodelling, finishing and  repairs, leasonable tales, call  John Jensen 885-4796.       #50  Two responsible women available  lor housekeeping and preparing  meals, rels avail 883-2123 or  883-9392 #50  Tired ol 'Ready-Mades' lhat  don't lit? Custom dressmaking,  will create originals, alterations,  slipcovers Jean Read 885-3398.  151  K.W. Contracting. 23 yrs. certilied carpenter and sons, would  like to build your custom home,  or do renovations View our work.  473 Oceanview, Woodcreek or  call 644-3701 cellular phone.  #50  PLUMBING  Will do residential plumbing, 15  yrs. experience. 885-4796.  #50  30-    Business  Opportunities  31.  Legal  Cigarette vending machine  business for sale. 886-2357 alt.  6 pm #51  Classifieds  brinq results  th  fit  \M  Powerful truck mounted  STEAM  CLEANING  equipment, lor Ihe  best possible results!  CHERISHED CARPET  LAflC A DIVISION or  KEN DEWIES 1 SON  886-3823    ^. ���. i ������:���..,:���  (7,        ]  I Child Care J  Loving mom of 2 will babysil in  my home indoor and outdoor play  areas, MHR approved, ages 3  and up. $2/hr. 886-8380.    #49  Mother of two will babysit in my  home, ages 3 and up, Mon. -Fri.  Phone 886-7551. #50  Walking distance lo Gibsons  Elemeniary. Belore, during or  'alter school hours. Yvonne  886-8910. #49  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL  DISTRICT CONTRACT  NO. 28.86.1  CONSTRUCTION OF THE  WATER POLLUTION CONTROL  CENTRE STAGE II  EXPANSION  CALL FOR TENDERS  Tenders clearly marked "Conlracl No. 28.86.1 -Tenderlor  Construclion  ol  Ihe  Waler  Pollution Control Cenlre Stage  II Expansion" will be received  by the undersigned up lo 2:30  p.m. local time. Oecember 15,  1988 and will be opened in  public al that time and date.  The work comprises ol the  construction and completion ol  expansion ol the existing waler  pollution control centre. Work  includes primary sedimentation tank, trickling filler, pumping   stalion   as   well   as  modifications to the existing  facilities.  Contract documenls may be  obtained at the offices of either  the undersigned or Dayton &  Knight Ltd., Consulting  Engineers, 626 Clyde Avenue.  West Vancouver. B.C. V7V  3N9. upon payment ol fifty  dollars ($50.00) refundable.  The lowest or any lender will  not necessarily be accepted  and the acceptance of any  tender shall be subject lo  lunds being legally available.  Mr. L.D. Jardine  Secretary-Treasurer  Sunshine Coast  Regional Dislrict  P.O. Box 800  1248 Wharl Avenue  Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  NOTICE  This is your notice thai  the undersigned carrier  has made application to Increase rates and charges,  applicable between points  served by the named car  rier.  Subject to consent ol the  Motor Carrier Commission, the proposed  chanqes will become effective January 2, 1989.  Copies oi the proposed  chanqes may be examined  at the ollice of Ihe undersigned.  Any representative respecting proposed  chanqes may be made to  the Superintendent, Motor  Carrier Branch, 4240  Manor Street, Burnaby,  B.C. V5G 3X5 up to  December 18, 1988.  Pacific Tariff  Service Ltd.  Tariff Agent for:  City Transfer (1945) Ltd.  o  I  in  00  00  10 lit  POINT  at  "3  ^  ���s  0  >  Uj  0>  UJ  s  ���2  U  <  a.  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  CIB50NS  Glassford Road 11:15 am  SundaySchool 11:15am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay 9:30am  SundaySchool 9:30 am  Rev. Stan Sears    Rev. Alex C. Reid  Church Telephone 886-2333   +.**   GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:15 am.  St. Hilda's Anidican Church  Evening Worship    7 pm in homes  Wednesday Bible  Sludy 7:10 pm in homes  I. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7486  All WELCOME   _*t Mi it .   ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S  & ST. AIDAN'S  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Parish lamily Eucharist  11 iOO am  Phone: 886-7322 or 886-3723  St. Aidan's, R.C, Road .':10 pm  First Sunday in month  - M .1. a*-  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  Telephone: 886-2611  SundaySchool    -9:30 am  Worship Servile - 11:110 am  Hour ot Inspiration 7 pm  Cal Mclver ��� Pastor  Arlys Pelers ��� Musk Minister  "Die Bible as it is..  (or People as lhi>> are '  -a* ar> ���*-  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  in SUNDAY Worsliio  Children's Progress 9:45 am  Prayer 10:00 am  Morning Worship Service  10:45 am  Wednesday 7:00 PM  599 Cower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  8B6-7049  THE SECHELT PARISH  oiihe ANCLICAN CHURCH  dST. HILDA'S (Sechell)  Bam      Holy Communion  9:30 am       Family Service  ST. ANDREW'S (Madeira Park)  11:30am 885-5019  Rev. June Maffin   *.��.��   ANGLICAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH OF CANADA  St, Columba of lon.i Parish  8H15 Redrooffs Rd.. H.ilfmoon B.iy  Hi.1 Rev'd I.S. Gale: 1-525-6760  Information: 885-7088  "Prayer Hunk An#lican"  PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  l.i|<fiim Ko.it!  Madeira Park  SundaySchool 9:4!  MorningWofihlp II <k  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  New Church building on  School Road ��� opp. RCMP  Paslor Ted Boodle  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pm  Bible Sludy  Weds, al 7:30 pm  Phone  886-9482 or 886-7107  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada   .��*�� .  THE SALVATION ARMY  Next to Langdale Ferry  9:45 am  11:00 am  SundaySchool  Morning Worship  Pickup For Sunday School  In Cibsons Area  Phone 886-9759 or 886-3761  John S. Bev Studiman  We Extend A  Warm Welcome To All  A listing in  the classifieds packs a  powerful sales punch!  Whatever   you're   lelling.  whethei  It'l J  house, _ car,  clooi ol the claitifieds lor Ijsi  results, Call today and place  your nl   You um!d come out  You can enjoy the  convenience of  Phone-in Classifieds  by calling our  Sechelt Office  ���sssss  885-3'30  great show for the benefit of  iheir parents and friends. The  Welcome Beach Hall is always  Tilled lo capacity for this happy  evenl, bul this year the show-  will take place at West Sechelt  Elemeniary School on Wednesday, Da-ember 14 at 7 pm.  Many of our elderly residents  will be disappointed at the  change of location as they  always enjoyed the convenience  of Welcome Beach Hall.  The show is described as a  Christmas Extravaganza called  The Littlest Christmas Tree.  Everyone will be welcome, and  in case you're nol sure of the  location, it's at the school up  Mason Road.  Last week the children look  part in ihe Community Musical  Concert at Chatelech School  and did us all proud with their  mature well-rehearsed program  under the leadership of Roger  Douglas with Katherine Kelly  conducting,  WELL DONE  Bouquets and congratulations are due to Kay Little and  her helpers for Ihe fantastic job  done al Rockwood Lodge for  the festive season, Friday  night's musical evening and  lighting of lights, ll was truly a  community effort.  Despite the fact il was a wet  and dreary evening a large  crowd turned out to enjoy the  event and feel ihe true warmth  of Christmas season.  AUXILIARY THANKS  The ladies of the Halfmoon  Bay branch of the hospital auxiliary are grateful to all who  supported iheir bake sale and  bazaar in the mall last Thursday. Il proved to be a very successful event.  :::::;:;a  .���:;.���:;.;  ::::;::rrtt:_-Ti  IMPORTANT NOTICE  ���I  i A  .  SECHELT CARPETS  I are SELLING OFF  1 AT COST  1 the  j    remainder of their stock oi  ;! CARPETS, VINYLS,  iETC-  Sml***-1  fe4^&��^a;t  We shall be  situated at  Save-On  Furniture's  former store  on  Cowrie St.,  Sechelt  until further notice.  GROUP  #300 ��� 1212 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6H 3V1  ____\W\  ____^tt< *%________.     *_u___  "*JF.J!S   |K^.^^u9  \_WW____, ���'  ���      _______*        ��l9U  TRICKLEBROOK WAY ��� GIBSONS  Lovely well kept 3-4 bedroom home situated in central location. Home has  lots of extras including large kitchen with oak cupboards, built-in organizers,  huge wrap-around deck, landscaping, some fencing, fruit trees and much  more all on a good-sized corner lot. The home is ready to move into and Is  a real pleasure to show! $88 800  -Call Lynn Crosby at -  sutton group-broadview realty ltd.  Bus.: 738-1000 Pager 24 hrs.: 686-5658 Res.: 886-2155  w  ____  tm&ittieetmPimsnsatias  Enjoy modern electric heat  and save up to 50% on fiiel costs  Electric Plus is clean, quiet,  versatile and 100% efficient.  Electric Plus gives you all the advantages of modern,  energy-efficient electric heat at a saving  of up to 50% on fuel costs if you now  use oil or propane. Your Electric Plus  heating system is clean and convenient, quiet and 100% efficient. You can  choose from a variety of ways to heat  electrically with Electric Plus, while  having oil, propane, butane, wood or  coal as a back-up heating system.  You can get Electric Plus  at a special low rate.  Electric Plus is offered at the special  low rate of 2.50 per kilowatt-hour  (about half the regular cost) because  it is surplus energy. When no  surplus is available, Electric Plus  is interrupted and you switch to  your back-up system. We expect  interruptions to be infrequent but  when one does occur it will likely last  throughout an entire heating season.  ro  pROyDOFOUR  Convenient Hydro financing is  available at only 8Mo.  For most homes, the entire cost of converting to  dual-fuel Electric Plus can be covered by  B.C.Hydro financing. It's available on approved  credit at only 816%. Contractors can arrange  financing, which can be conveniently repaid  on Hydro bills over periods up to four years.  And once the cost of your installation is paid  back, your savings continue year after year.  Find out more about how to  save with Electric Plus.  Your home is probably eligible for Electric  |Plus, unless it already has natural gas service.  If you now heat with oil or propane, Electric  Plus could save you $200 to $450 a year on  space heating, and another $110 to $130 on  water heating if you add it there too.  Heating equipment costs vary with  individual homes and wiring systems,  so see a contractor for specific  recommendations and prices. Or ask  your local Hydro office for our  Electric Plus pamphlet.  Electric Plus  Authorized  B.C. Hydro  ^_^      Contractor  -Seaside Electric JCtJ  Residential - Commercial - Industrial  Box 467, Cibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  886-3308  it  SEAVIEW ELECTRIC  Plumbing & Heating Ltd.  Residential ��� Commercial ��� Industrial  ��� Maintenance & Oesign  ��� Energy Management  ��� Fire Alarm Systems  ��� B.C. Hydro Authorized "Electric  Plus  Contractor  FREE ESTIMATES   885-7142  *% 24.  Coast News, December 5,1988  Near Port Mellon  RV park runs into opposition  Proposed developmeni of a  recreaiion vehicle park near the  expanding pulp and paper mill  al Port Mellon has run inlo opposition from an industrial  neighbour.  With members' remarking  about ihe necessity of preserving the integrity of industrial  zones, the Sunshine Coasl  Regional District board  December I sent the proposal lo  planning committee for sludy.  BEVCA Developments Ltd.  proposed Ihe RV park on Lol  4454 NWD, Porl Mellon  Highway.  Terminal Foresi Products  Ltd. wrote to Ihe SCRD protesting the proposed RV park  which would be near TFP properly where plans for development are proceeding. The park  would mean a 60-unit residential community and create Ihe  age-old situation of industrial-  ized-residential contlict, wrote  R.B. Fisher, forestry division  general manager for Terminal  Foresi Products.  "Their point is very well  taken," said SCRD Director  Jim Gurney.  "We need to prolect our industrial areas. Industry needs to  know it will be protected from  resideniial conflict," he said.  The Terminal Foresl Products letter to SCRD Chairperson Peggy Connor was, in pari,  as follows:  "Further to our meeling of  November 10, 1988, we would  like lo confirm in writing some  of our discussed concerns with  respect lo the proposed RV park  on Lol 4454:  "I. We do nol believe there is  a sufficient water supply for industrial use, fire protection,  domestic and hatchery uses.  "2. There is a strong potential for the pollution of Ihe hatchery waler supply hy either  sewer effluent or by physical interference with Oullelte Creek  and ils tributaries.  "3. There will be traffic safety problems with the expected  The real Family 'Klaus'? Actually it's Santa Stan Vcrhulst with  great-grandson Nicholas Muryn, age 8 months, at Sunnycrest Mall  on December 3. _v��ri Elliott ph   Police Beat  SECHELT RCMP  November 27 at approximately 4:30 pm a teenage  female was allegedly sexually  assaulted in ihe Sechelt area. A  Gibsons man is in custody and  has been charged for sexual  assault.  November 26 at 2:40 pm a  Mills Road resident reported his  house had been illegally entered.  Police are investigating.  November 26 al 12:06 pm an  Anchor Road resident had approximately 100 litres of fuel  siphoned from his vehicle.  Police do not have any suspects.  GIBSONS RCMP  During the evening of  November 27, two large windows in Elphinstone Secondary  Diop oil youf  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  were broken. The police requesl  public assistance in finding  Ihose responsible.  Charges are pending of impaired driving in three separate  incidents this pasl week.  A single motor vehicle accident on November 27 ended  with a car in the ditch on  Highway 101 with minor  damage.  On November 30 RCMP received a complaint of malicious  damage lo a gray Cadillac parked on School Road.  A pair of ladies eyeglasses are  missing.  National Safe Driving Week  continues to December 7.  Seat bells, driver licenses,  drinking driving, hunting and  firearm regulations and speed  are all likely lo be checked,  especially Ihrough this holiday  time.  Motorisls arc reminded thai  the Molor Vehicle Acl requires  drivers lo have Iheir licenses  wilh ihem while operating a  molor vehicle.  Drive wilh care!  increase in the number of  children and the presenl large  volume of logging trucks and  olher vehicles servicing this  area.  "4. There is a distinct potential for conflicts between industry and residents of an RV  park or other residential or  recreational sites due lo possible  sight, noise and air pollution  associated with an industrial  park.  "5. Will Ihere be adequate  policing to provide security for  potential trespassers in any  reservoir and industrial areas?  "We realize Ihe presenl zoning allows for campgrounds and  RV sites, and when Ihe above  five points are addressed, even  this low density development  presents a serious concern. Of  further concern and possibly ihe  biggest danger is lhat the  developers are advertising an  RV park with individual services, which amounts lo a  60-unit  residential communily  on the boundaries of an industrial park.  "It was our understanding  from our first meeling, thai the  Sunshine Cast Regional District  plan for the area North of  Williamsons Landing was for  industrial development while  residential development would  be confined to the south. We  were encouraged, not only by  ihis plan, but also by the  foresight of your board and  planners.  "We have for Ihis reason,  and on Ihe assumption we are in  an industrial zone thai is well  placed away from resideniial  areas, conlinued on wilh corporate plans for developmeni of  our properly.  "We, therefore, feel that  should the proposed RV park  developmeni wilh all ils  ramifications proceed, ii will  nol only lead lo the 'age old' industrial vs residential conflict  but also diminish the full intent  of your planning."  nuDREAM  ohoppe  For that Special Someone!  Unique Gifts  For all occasions  Bayside Buildinq, Trail Bay Centre  BE BEAUTIFUL FOR THE HOLIDAY  Ire-Chris"^  Special _  "Nailtxtensto:  Book NOW for you  appointment al  Supershape Hair, Si  Toning Cei  SUPERSHAPE "sar  OPEN LATL THURS. i. IRI. SUNDAYS 10-4  885  Us *^��       ��li�� FASHIONED  FAMILY CHRISTMAS  at GIBSONS LANDING  Please come down & join the Fun!  FBI., DEC. 9, 7:00 - 9:00 pm  Pioneer Park  A CHOIR  Irom Langdale Elementary School  will sing CAROLS  SANTA ARRIVES at PIONEER PARK around 8 pm  HOT BEVERAGES will be sold by ELPHIE GRADS.  LANDING MERCHANTS will stay OPEN 'TIL 8 pm  SAT., DEC. 10  9:30- 11:30

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