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 The Sunshine  LEGISLATOR ilBKAK*  PuilMA'ti nl ��uU(il��i  Victoria, S.C VU7 r 'I  ruuiisneu on the Sunshine Coast    25' per copy on news stands       January 28,1991      Volume 45      Issue 4  Senior Lab Technologist Dave Chance sees the future being built at Howe Sound Pulp and Paper's Port Mellon mill. The  paper machine. Hearing its completion date of April 1, when up and running will produce one of the highest grades of paper to  meet the strict standards of co-partner In the $1 billion-plus expansion, Oji Paper of Japan. The last major part of reconstruction has begun as the oldest section of the mill comes down to make way for an on-site power station which will make the mill  Independent of BC Hydro. j<wi Johnstone photo  Improvements at the mill  by Rose Nicholson  By the end of 1991 or by early  1992, the heavy palls of smoke  that; often hang over Howe  Sound will be a thing of the  past.  Economic Development Officer Bill Moore told members  of the Economic Development  Commission (EDC) that funding is finally in place to undertake measures that will "result  in the elimination of open pit  burning of 115,000 tonnes of  wood waste in the Howe Sound  area. We have expanded our  terms of reference to include  other forms of fibre waste  rhroughauH the Sunshine  Coast."  Funding for the project has  come both from government  and the industries involved.  "We have shortlisted five  consultants," said Moore "and  should make our decision  within four weeks. The terms of  reference for the consultants  have been agreed on. We will be  looking at such things as wood  pellets, wood packaging for  third world countries, firewood  for local users and provincial  campgrounds, and hog fuel  which Port Mellon has agreed  to take.  "We are also looking into the  feasibility of using hog fuel for  our own co-generation plant  (for electrical power). We are  looking at all aspects of using  fibre waste, but our first priori  ty   was   to   eliminate   the  burning."  When asked whether the burning of hog fuel would create  .:twt*stmt smoke problems^,,  Moore explained that the incineration process that is used  generated such high  temperatures that all smoke was  virtually eliminated.  "Nothing is 100 per cent," he  said, "but it's 2000 times better  than what we had before, and it  generates energy. It's a  renewable resource."  Transportation concerns  SCRD demands ferry details  by Stuart Burnside  The SCRD Transportation  Committee met January 24 and  voted to recommend to the  Regional Board that a more  detailed explanation of the proposed commuter ferry system be  demanded of Victoria.  The general feeling of the  committee was crystallized by  Alternate Board Member Harry  Almond when he said he was  "unclear" on the ramifications  of the proposed service; where  the ferry would dock on the  Langdale side, what kind of  parking would be provided, etc.  Speaking at the meeting on  behalf of a still-coalescing  group of existing Langdale-  Horseshoe Bay commuters .was  Roberts Creek resident John  MacDonald. He expressed concern that, in the present stage of  establishing die commuter ferry  the opinions? of those who actually commute���a number he  estimated around 300��� had not  been solicited.  MacDonald said he had tried/  to participate in a pell conducted on the Queen of Oak  Bay, aimed at ascertaining the  needs arid concerns of ferry  travellers. But, in the irate commuter's opinion, the survey was  conducted in a manner that  ''could not possibly have any  relation to the reality of the  situation." MacDonald said he  made every effort to indicate to  the pollster where the regular  commuters, tended to conglomerate, but was largely ignored.  In a later conversation,  transportation chairman Gordon Wilson told the Coast News  the poll was a summer work  project employing college  students and paid for by the  provincial government.  Later MacDonald said it was  not the idea of a new ferry he  took offense to, but rather that  he objected to the supposition  of the government that the  preferred docking point on the  Vancouver side was the Sea Bus  Terminal.  MacDonald estimated that  about half of the existing commuters don't work in the central  downtown area, and would  have to travel back through the  city to arrive at their places of  employment. He pointed out  that many commuters have had  to fashion special work  schedules to accommodate their  place of residence and that this  would be jeopardized by a central Vancouver docking point.  MacDonald said that, while  improved ferry service is always  welcome on the Coast, some  legitimate effort should be  made to ensure its overall practicality.  Also broached at the  transportation meeting was the  subject of regional bike paths,  and, as with the commuter  ferry, Alternate Almond was  less than impressed.  He cited the Roberts Creek  paths, saying they were "largely  ignored by cyclists��� because  they are too hilly and un-  paved���and are in danger of  coming under the sole use of  horseback riders." He also  commented on the lack of appropriate signage identifying the  trails as bicycle oriented.  Transportation chairman  Gordon Wilson concurred with  Almond's observations and  provided some ideas as to how  the entire project could be improved. He recommended a letter be drafted to the BC Ferry  Corporation requesting an area  in Langdale be set aside by the  corporation for the sole use of  cyclists. The area would provide  water, air, and perhaps maps of  the Coast's bike trails.  Wilson pointed out that a  similar area had been set up in  Earl's Cove by one of the store  proprietors there.  Following these suggestions,  Wilson mentioned the possibility of bike-oriented camp sites to  be set up at strategic locations  along the Coast for the benefit  of those who ride long  distances.  It was also recommended that  a letter be drafted to the Department of Highways imploring  (hem to make an effort, in  future road widening projects,  to create shoulders wide enough  lo accommodate cyclists.  Sechelt Alderman Art  Whistler, also at the meeting,  restated Sechelt Council's full  support for the bike path projects, but advised that the  Council had been instructed by  a municipal lawyer, for reasons  of perceived liability, lo refer to  ihe paths not as "bike paths"  but rather as "extended  shoulders along the road."  Sustainable development  EDC hears  from Dixon   .   _     NirtMtmn.       mission (EDC) on recent ac-  py Kose iNtcitoison tivjtjes of ,he gfoup_ He ^  'Sustainable development' is that meetings have been held  a  relatively  new  term,   but around the province to hear  British Columbians will soon be submissions   from   interested  hearing a lot more about it groups,  thanks to the recently formed These meetings will continue  Round Table on the Environ- through March and April, to be  ment and the Economy followed by submissions to the  The new body was formed by cabinet so that a sustainable  the provincial government "to development strategy for the  advise Cabinet on how to in- province can be formulated,  tegrale      environmental, In order to make its recom-  economic and social considera- mendations to the government,  lions so as to enhance oppor- Round Table members will be  lunities for the future." looking at all aspects of environmental  and  economic  The goal of the Round Table issues, which include the energy  is   to   achieve   sustainable industry,   forestry,   fisheries,  development which it defines as mining,   agriculture   and  "Meeting the needs of the pre- tourism,  sent, without compromising the Dixon told EDC members  ability of future generations to that the Round Table will meet  meet their own needs." on the Sunshine Coast in the  Stan Dixon, one of the 29 early spring and that there is  members of the Round Table, also a move under way to form  reported to members of the local groups to deal with local  Economic Development Com- issues.  ON THE INSIDE  Bloody tale from Nelson Island Page 2  Letters to the editor Page 3 and 17  Close-up on Price andLeBlanc Page 12  The (La) Grandeur of sailing Page 15  Peace committee  reports from Jordan  Randy Thomas, a Saltspring  Island journalist and environmental activist currently in Amman, Jordan, reports tension ,,  and a sense of impending  catastrophe among people in  Ihe city.  Thomas flew to Jordan last  weekend along with Vancouver  artist Carl Chaplin on a peace  mission. They had hoped to  bring Chaplin's "art nuko"  paintings lo Ihe attention of  leaders such as King Hussein of  Jordan and Saddam Hussein of  Iraq, in order to encourage  peace efforts, and lo lake a  peace message from Canada to  people in the region.  In a recent phone call,  Thomas described seeing  massive peace actions in Amman, including a huge demonstration of Jordanian, Iraqi and  Palestinian women, and a 55  year old U.S. woman, Ellen  Rosser, who is fasting on the  steps of the U.S. Embassy "until ihe killing stops".  Rosser is surrounded by Jordanian women and children  who are supporting her, and is  on ihe eighth day of her fast.  She has already collapsed once  and was taken to hospital, but  insisted on returning. Thomas  and Chaplin are hoping lo gel  Rosser home lo the U.S. in  order to save her life.  Thomas reporis that while  people seem initially nervous  iboul his and Chaplin's pres  ence as westerners, (he welcome  becomes very warm once they  say they are on a peace mission.  "The ree^tiWi'^ta.sa^I'is  surprise and joy to find out that  there are other westerners who  express sympathy for Palestinians and other oppressed people."  What worries Thomas most  are the ecological consequences  of the Persian Gulf war.  Everywhere in Amman, people  talk of the effects of oil?well  fires. "Environmentalists are  often accused of hysteria, but  I'm convinced we have not been  overstating Ihe case," says  Thomas. He sees ihe need for  an emergency response learn in  the Gulf to start immediate  monitoring of the changes. A  news special aired in Amman  this week featured a clima-  lologist who reported extensive  smoke and ash and predicted a  cloud half the size of the U.S.  and a resulting 20 degree Celsius  drop in temperature.  "Canada is seen here as having adopted a very aggressive  stance," he says, "and people  are asking me, 'Why Canada?'  We have blown our peacekeeping image, and frankly, I'm  embarrassed." According to  news reporis, Canada is currently spending over $90  million/month on the war effort. Thomas believes it is essential that Canadian troops be  withdrawn.  Chieftain of the puddin' race  I  i ���^>.  a  1   I  ���ML**".  ir"  i  j' rV                   ^^H     Hft  alf*',  a.-  ifJ^jj^^^^WM            aaaaatMtaoaMtttttttaaat*  Jm\  Tom Richardson, resplendent In his Bagpiper's regalia, savours a serving of Haggis, the traditional Sottish delicacy, at the  Gibsons Legion during their annual Rabble Burns celebrations. ���Joel Johnstone phoio  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945 Coast News, January 28,1991  comment:  Just do it, Bill!  The Socreds' executive board met last week and, according to these worthies, there is no longer a leadership issue  to address or debate. Premier Vander Zalm is the winner  by a knockout���albeit something of a technical one.  In reaction to their party's dissident elements, whose recent attempt to bring about a leadership review failed, a  process which might well have proved salutary regardless  of the outcome, the Socred kingmakers have gone overboard in the opposite direction.  Proclaiming that Vander Zaun's primacy is no longer in  question simply does not make it so. 'Wishful thinking' is  indelibly stamped all over the party's pronunciamento.  The riding association voters, far from unequivocally  endorsing Vander Zalm, made it painfully clear that a  significant majority of the party faithful harbour serious  doubts about their formerly Teflon-clad champion, but  were enough torn by the looming spectre of an NDP win  not to tinker with the top at this time.  The over-riding question, of course, the unknown which  Vander Zalm and his beleagured minions apparently  prefer not to reckon with slraight-on, is whether voters  other than the do-or-diehard will also fail to perceive  Vander Zalm's leadership as an election issue.  We doubt it. Surely that Socred majority which,  without exaggeration, yearned for a leadership review,  were the last voters keen for a change. Those British Columbians of political stripe other than Socred, including  but not limited to the fired-up NDP, are certainly determined to examine Mr. Vander Zalm's political record with  more than usual interest.  His failure to either understand, appreciate, or care  about the nature of conflicts of interest, as evidenced in his  handling of the Fantasy Gardens contretemps, will be  brought to the autopsy table, the better to gain a clearer,  more certain knowledge of who the real William Vander  Zalm is.  And this is only one of a myriad host of issues on which  the premier is rightly perceived to be vulnerable. Environmentalists will not forget nor forgive him for the  John Reynolds fiasco centred as it was on anti-pollution  regulations, while those not identified with any specific  issue will be anxious to learn whether Mr. Vander Zalm is,  indeed, as much his own man as he claims.  But if he is at all concerned about the way he and his  political situation is perceived and evaluated by others, Bill  Vander Zalm's playing it close to his vest���allowing only  his patented optimism and megawatt grin to show.  "I feel so good! I feel like calling an election today!"  was the way he put it last Friday.  If he really feels this way, why doesn't he go ahead and  doit?  -from our files ���  3Ve Remember When  '   S YEARS AGO  A move to reduce development cost charges from the  present $1100 to $430 in an effort to encourage development in the town was tabled. The costs are levied on  subdivided lots and multi-unit residential properties to  cover a share of the overall cost of upgrading the town's  sewer and water services.  10 VEARS AGO  The Regional District will notify the Ministry of  Municipal Affairs and the Agricultural Land Commission of Its strong objections to a proposed extension of  Gibsons Village boundaries to include a parcel of land  fronting on Payne Road.  A $5000 misunderstanding between the School Board  and the Pender Harbour Aquatic Society has the Socle-  ty's budget and 1981 swim program in disarray.  The federal Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans has  gone to tender for bids on a contract for improvements  to the Gibsons wharf.  20 YEARS AGO  Pratt Road residents are having second thoughts  about joining the Village of Gibsons. A recent move to  incorporate as far as Henry Road is said to be the principle reason for the change of heart.  30 YEARS AGO  Due to the fact that all consumers of the Sechelt  Waterwork Limited in Sechelt have been out of water for  several days, a move to consider the establishment of a  Metropolitan Water District for the area from Port  ' "on to Egmont has been sent out by the ratepayers  jciation of Sechelt Rural and Wilson Creek.  40 YEARS AGO  Jitorlal: Upon and down the coast the talk is now  Mellon, the car ferry, Cecil Lawrence's franchise to  straight through to Vancouver, the road to Sechelt,  telephone question, the teachers' raise In wages,  buying of Standard Motors No. 3 by C. Lowthers of  moon Bay Lake and its surrounding land, and the  ssing as to which large dairy concern is interested  tarting a branch on the Sunshine Coast.  p-bii.h.d by GLASSFORD PRESS LTD  ���-ass. Ms.  Bill Rogers  Ell.W.rn., 0H'��M9.:    Ann, Thorn���  Dm Grant  Wmwm  ,     SUBSCRIPTION RATES  Coma--1 Veer tit. 6 Monlha UP Fn���|,n , r,��� ���,   fish mm ?u?  Dogs on the killing prowl  Bloody tale from Nelson Island  by Ted Woodard  Almost any dog will chase  deer. I had occasion yesterday  to witness two dogs proving  once again that this was so.  They weren't extra large dogs  ��� golden labs. By their tracks,  we saw they had chased a deer  along Mount Daniel trail, and  then trapped her in a bay on the  south side of Garden Bay Lake.  Naturally, she took to the  water. A couple of days earlier,  the ice would have supported  her, or a day later it would have  been gone, but as it was she fell  through the ice 30 feet from  shore. She broke her way out  into the lake, swimming frantically, but ran into heavier ice  and could go no further.  The dogs dashed out on some  snags that were floating on the  surface and got to within a few  feet of her. She kept trying to  swim out, but was stopped by  the ice and she'd turn around  and swim in, but the only way  to shore was past the logs. again, tne taut  When she came close, one dog , wjth the owners.  would  iumn on hfr hnr-lr ��� nn,f --. - - -  would jump on her back ana  bite her head and ears. The  other barked maniacally which  is what finally got our attention!  across the lake.  The doe would swim her tight  circle until the dog rolled off. If  she drew too close to the dogs,  the other dog would bite her.  snoul or whatever it could grab.  We ran the trail and climbed  down the bank. By this time,  dog one was in the water, near!  spent, trying unsuccessfully to  get up on the log. Dog two was  on the log, feet splayed, six feet  from the doe, not moving,  hypothermia.  The doe was wedged into the  root end of the snag, furthest  from shore. She was bleeding  profusely from her snout and  head, shaking violently, and  grinding her teeth so loudly we  could hear her from shore.  I'll never forget that scene. I  believe even seasoned hunters  would have been affected by  such despair ��� not only of the  deer, but of the dogs as well. As  far as the dogs were concerned  they were 'on the hunt', working as a team, employing instincts stored way back in their  tiny   brains.   They   were  successful. They were freezing  to death, but they couldn't stop.  With two or more dogs, the  pack instinct takes hold, and  they become more dangerous to  wildlife.   Especially pregnant  does like this one. Coordinated  hunting begins. Even one dog  can be bad news with newborns  and should be restrained. What  is most important is that you are  out there with your dogs. You  can control them. The dogs we  saw yesterday were completely  unattended, not just for a little  while, but for hours, possibly  most of the time. They've probably chased animals before  and can be expected to do it  again. The fault lies squarely    jpr-  us and blankets for her. We put  a call into the Wildlife Centre in  Halfmoon Bay and they came  up and disinfected the wounds  and brought food and more  blankets.  I wish I could say she made it,  this little doe. She was trying.  She'd struggle to get up, then  fall back exhausted. We wrapped her up and massaged her  trying not to stress her further,  but we knew it was the cold that  would take her before the  wounds she suffered. Her gums  were totally white, her eyes insensitive. Sometime during the  night she struggled a few feet  from where we left her and we  found her collapsed and still in  the morning, her unborn fawn  with her.  I have two reasons for sharing this joyless story. One is obviously to encourage care of  dogs so that not only the dogs,  but the wildlife can survive. The  other is to vent my frustration  at not being able to help a single  member of a wild species.  Legislation tends to deal with  'Wildlife', but when it comes to  helping one mammal or bird  there is nothing set up.  If we could provide financial  and practical support to people  qualified in administering drugs  or sedatives to injured wild  animals, or if there were people  available to give accurate information it would help. Most people naturally want to assist injured animals in any way they  can, but don't know what to do  ��� myself included. I know that  a little knowledge can be a  dangerous thing. Maybe there  are people who have real expertise, resources and ideas. I hope  they can be brought together!  Ted Woodard is a carpenter  and a resident of Nelson Island.  We could have let these 'pets'  drown and been rid of two problem dogs, and given the lack of  concern of the owner, perhaps  we should have, but why should  we have to wrestle with our consciences.  We waded in and dragged out  dog one. Wet now, we walked  the log and got dog two started  on a course for shore. Then we  went for the doe. She was  unresisting as we pushed her  backwards out of the roots and  guided her between the logs  where it was ice free.  Too far gone to get her direction, we swam beside her  through the path she'd broken  when she ran out, broke the last  few feet of ice and hunkered her  up on the shore. Her legs  useless, we massaged her until  we froze up ourselves, then  headed out for dry clothes for  In a nutshell ^^^^^^  Is it Eyeraq or Iraq?  Igjjf The Rose  '      Some say love it is a river  that drowns the tender reed; y  Some say love it is a razor      \  that leaves your soul to bleed;"  Some say love it is a hunger,  an endless aching need;  I say love il is a flower  and you its only seed.  II 's the heart afraid of breaking  that never learns lo dance;  It's the dream afraid of waking  that never lakes the chance;  It's the one who won't be taken  who cannot seem to give,  And the soul afraid of dying  that never learns to live.  When Ihe nighl has been too lonely  and the road has been loo long  And you think that love is only  for the lucky and the strong.  Just remember in the winter,  far beneath the bitter snows,  Lies the seed that with the sun's love  in the spring becomes Ihe rose.  I1^./, From the Beite Midler album 77ie Rose  1 JaR    Dedicated to Nikki Weber in St. Mary's Hospital  by S. Nutter  It is of course as we used to  say a small thing in a big war  but I find myself fussing a bit  about the fact that an increasing  number of us are calling the  country 'Eyeraq', while others  are carrying on calling it Iraq, as  it has always been and as they  call it themselves.  For heavens sake you may  say, what does it matter goddam, and of course in terms of  the war it matters neither jot  nor tittle. However, even in  times of war there's room for  bits of chatter around the coffee  urn (do they have drink in the  messes in Saudi Arabia?); and  since at this time anyway a lot  of what we're getting concerns a  sub-war or squabble between  the Media and the Military,  maybe we can take a minute or  two to take a look at this sub-  phenomenon.  An interesting bit to me is  that, as far as my listening experience goes, this has only been  going on for a matter of two or  three months and already it's  sweeping the airways. How does  this sort of thing come about?  I heard an interview with the  Iraqi ambassador to the U.N.  The U.S. media celebrity persisted throughout with  'Eyeraq', while the ambassador  carried on firmly with 'Iraq'. It  was almost a punitive action in  itself.  Remembering Churchill and  his personal way of snarling  'Nahzzee', we could think that  this new pronunciation was just  a way of getting a hint of  loathing into the name. Certainly you can inject more venom  by drawling 'Eyeraq' than you  can by clipping off 'Iraq'.  But I really don't think that  this is the present cause, and as  evidence 1 point to the spreading misery of 'anteye' used for  and-, and 'semeye' for semi-.  Again, as in 'Eyeraq' these are  relatively new innovations here,  but they have spread like  wildfire (I have heard them  from writers, poets even) and  again we may ask how come?  Through TV of course we  suppose, but how can we see it  beginning? Surely they can't  just spring spontaneously  among large numbers of people  dotted about the continent.  Some up-scale, upwardly  mobile groups perhaps (in  Chicago? or New York?) with a  restive itch to make the  language more 'their own'?  Saying 'anteye' becomes an 'in'  thing?  Withal of course there's the  recognition that fussing with  people's pronunciations may be  just plain silly. The trouble is  that it can introduce a sense of  totteriness at the base of the  language itself. If this kind of  thing is possible, so easy and so  fast, then what heedless and  dire distortions can we look for  at any time in the future?  (I have heard for example  that good old word 'maritime', '  with its robust associations with  'lime' and 'rime', called lately  on the CNN channel  'mariteem', and this came clear-'  ly from the Chicago Commodity Exchange. So far nobody in  Gibsons has tried to say  'mariteem' to me.)  The language spoken is really  not much divisible from the  written word. It's what we think  with and overwhelmingly our  principal link to the past. It  changes over periods of time  with the changing character of  peoples, but quite a lot's involved probably if we're going to  have it just jinxed about by upper echelons of the TV network  biz,  In Canada maybe we need all  the confidence in language we  can muster. No lesser person'  that David Suzuki has pointed  out, in the last but one  paragraph of his autobiography  'Metamorphosis', that in all his  travels about the world to do interviews for his various science  programs, he found the least articulate people to be Canadians.  But enough of this dangerous  minefield of a subject. Best we  got back to the war...  Your community's  AWARD-WINNING  newspaper <LettetiL tor the. CdJtot  Gulf war a 'sickening spectacle, a tragedy'  Coast News, January 28,1991  Editor:  In my letter (January 14  Coast News) I expressed the  hope that all this preparation  for war would with luck turn  out to be nothing more than a  nightmare. Well, luck was not  with us! We are now involved in  a war that I feel was avoidable  and unnecessary. Oil fields will  be destroyed, thousands of  children, women, old people  and military men will die, nations may be destroyed, the  middle east thrown into political  disarray and hatreds between  peoples developed that may last  longer than mother earth.  What's it all for, greed,  power, the President's ego?  Who knows? I've heard many  different answers, none of  which make much sense or  show any regard for human life.  One thing is for sure, war  doesn't instill one good feeling  in the human body or mind. In  the past few weeks most people  have had the same feelings I've  had, fear, hatred, anger,  dispair, frustration and  helplessness. Not one good feeling!  Fear for where it will all end.  Hatred for the military industrial complex that President  Eisenhower warned us of and  the money making war mong-  erers. Anger at Prime Minister  Mulroney for railroading our  nation into marching lock step  with the Americans to the beat  of the President's drummer.  Frustration at the failure of the  United nations and helplessness  because as individuals there  seems little we can do.  When will the human race  grow up?  When it's all over this war  will be analysed over and over  again. I believe it will become  Veterans rebuked  Editor:  On page 11 of Ihe Coast  News of January 21, under the  heading 'Students Protest For  Peace', I read that eight  veterans of World War II stated  that they had nothing negative  to say about the American led  invasion of Iraq and Canada's  role in it. While I respect their  right to express their opinions  (no one should have more  right), I do take exception to the  possible belief that all veterans  feel this same way.  As a veteran that had active  war participation in Italy and  Europe, I find it hard to believe  that anyone that has actually  been in a war can say that this is  the way that disputes should be  settled. War is a dehumanizing  experience, and the horror of it  has been with me ever since. I  do not believe World War II  was the last moral war, but  when 1 look at the economy of  the U.K. and America, and  compare it to the economy of  Germany and Japan, I  sometimes wonder who actually  won the war!  I know there are many  veterans who feel as I do and 1  do not want to leave the impression on the minds of the young  people of Canada, whom I admire a great deal, that all  veterans share the same view as  the eight in Gibsons.  C.F. Beeman  Clearcutting concerns  Editor:  This is an open letter to  everyone in the community with  concerns about clearcut logging  in our watershed. The Ministry  of Forests' current five year  plan (1990 to 1994) for the  Crown lands in the Sechelt Provincial Forest includes clearcutting several blocks above the  power lines in Roberts Creek  and Wilson Creek���two to  three blocks of approximately  16 hectares are scheduled to be  clearcut each year. The first  block (on Clough Creek above  Grant Road) is going up for  tender in the next several weeks.  Many will recall November 1983  when Clough Creek was the site  of a debris flow slide and  residents of Crow and Orange  Roads were evacuated and nearly lost their homes.  A group of concerned citizens  and neighbours is challenging  this plan by presenting Forestry  with alternative options to clear-  cutting.  You can hear these options  and add your voice to the growing number who are seeking  "clearcut alternatives". Come  to a public meeting at Roberts  Creek Hall, Wednesday,  February 13, at 8 pm. Forestry  officials have been invited to  present their case and to hear  the community's proposal.  Everyone will be given the opportunity to express their feelings and points of view, share  information and ask questions.  Together we can turn this  around. Join us on the 13th.  Donna Shugar  for "Concerned  Crow Readers"  More letters  on page 17  evident that Mr. Bush wanted  this war. I believe the United  Nations will be placed in a position of disrepute after being  politically manipulated in the  back rooms to the point that it  is now a purveyor of war not a  mechanism to avoid war and  promote peace.  The costs will be astronomical, thousands of deaths,  families smashed, billions of  dollars wasted, cities destroyed,  oil fields burned, untold mental  and physical misery inflicted on  people from many nations and  increased hatreds between  peoples of the world.  I ask, why? Wouldn't sanctions and diplomacy have worked given time and at far less  cost?  What we are witnessing is a  massive failure of the human  race to come to terms with dealing with conflict. A shameful  period in human history. A  tragedy of our own creation. A  sickening spectacle of many  leaders who think might is right  and human life is cheap.  Mr. Hussein was wrong in  what he did. But, all we have  now is two wrongs that will  never make a right. Especially  for the people who die and their  families.  i would hope that sooner or  later the common man would  refuse to be used as cannon fodder for the wealthy and the  military egomaniacs. Maybe  one day they will throw a war  and only the wealthy and the  generals will show up. We can  be sure peace will be arranged  promptly under those conditions.  We can only be hopeful that  this war will be analysed to  death by everyone and from this  we will learn that no one wins,  we all lose and we have to find  rational non-violent solutions.  We have no choice but to  find a better way, war is no  longer an option, the risks are  too total in their dimensions.  We must learn that peace is the  only answer. If we don't the  third world war may begin one  day in much the same way as  this one did and we will all be  able to watch the beginning of it  on our TV's. But only until the  lights go out, permanently!  As I said in my last letter, all  sides claim to be working with  God's help. But, surely, if there  is a God he must now weep  upon viewing his human creation!  Mac Richardson,  Halfmoon Bay  Across from Pronto's  Beside Gibsons Medical Clinic  886-2522  886-3381  Numbers to call  Editor:  I am dismayed that the tragic  events of the Persian Gulf situation have worsened. This is a  war all Canadians prayed would  not happen. Like each of you, I  wish only that our men and  women serving in the region will  return swiftly to Canadian soil  without a single casualty.  Many callers have reached me  to say they want this war to end  as soon as possible. This tragic  war is a mistake.  I want lo inform everyone  that special telephone numbers  are in operation to assist Canadians seeking information  about family members or  friends who are serving or  working in the war zone.  For enquiries concerning  civilians, please contact Canadian External Affairs at (613)  992-6316. This 24 hour hotline  will give priority to urgent  messages.  For enquiries concerning  military personnel now stationed in the gulf, there are two toll-  free numbers. The National  Defence Maritime Command  number is 1-800-565-9499. The  National Defence Air Command number is  1-80*665-7201.  If your enquiry to any of  these hotlines are not dealt with  to your satisfaction, please give  my office a call at 287-9031 or  Zenith 2271.  Raymond Skelly, MP  North Island-Powell River  Reader sees parallels  Editor:  I do not wish for Roger  Lagasse to come home and find  his neighbour plundering his  home, raping his wife and abusing his children. If it did happen, Mr. Lagasse should not  ask his other neighbours for  help or call 911 because there  are sure to be Christians among  them.  I lived in a country that was  occupied for five years. We  were liberated by Canadians.  If Mr. Lagasse would like to  know what thai is like, ask me.  Or ask a person in Poland or  Czechoslovakia or a person  from Rumania.  With respect,  Adrian Hovestad  aflgai  EXTRA! EXTRA!  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Top*/1 2 doo'*ilh (jplon patkaip JjiA. ,ncj Harder C.itfnrn4<:,,wi|r>opt.on package /90A Pr��irM*JO>Irfajhl (,, I    in inmhtttftjn| redt-Mlf*,  ipptnaNe Apnuri to di"*le?f ttodiortp If�� **ler o^t r��ii >.airf4ipetij��> et^-ppedmorW^ Dealer mjvieiilo' tw QnW.ft Wwf bwtl'fl 5eeo>aterfof r>t��j  The British Columbia  Dealers The economy of war  Only the arms dealers are laughing  <>> Room S. Rodvlk R r^nW^aaaVH^alTaBBa      ,��� h,* .h�� ���,.,��� ,. .   ^^  by Robert S. Rodvtk  With the onslaught of the war  in the Persian Gulf, one has to  wonder what role is played in  this theatre of horrors by the  world's arms manufacturers?  What percentage of U.S.  foreign policy is mandated by  an industry which has supplied  both sides with these awesome  weapons of destruction, and  which industry has recently suffered the malaise of falling  profits due to the thawing of  US-Soviet relations.  Declining production in the  arms industry and the resulting  layoffs have been anathema to a  score of boardrooms (Raytheon  et al) across the U.S. as a result  of lessening tensions of a European military confrontation. To  what extent did monied directors of arms industries find their  fortunes plummeting in direct  proportion to an evaporating  'Balance of Terror' scenario?  And what of ihe zillions of  high-lech  Star Wars materiel  already gathering dust in endless  storage   facilities   throughout  America? What, after all, is the  point of manufacturing these  'smart-bombs'   and   'cruise'  (love-boat?) missiles and sneaky  'stealths' if the world should  manage to settle its differences  through   negotiation?  Heaven  forbid they should rest in peace!  No indeed, what was obviously needed was a good war.  Both   Panama  and Grenada  were such pitifully insignificant  tests  that  weapons stockpiles  weren't even subject to a scratched surface. Obviously a belter  proving ground would be needed.  Eliminate China though,  even if they did brutally repress  the youthful architects of  democracy at Tiananmin  Square, and have held the Tibetans hostage all these years.  Applying the banner of moral  justification against that  unbelievably populous regime  would simply be too costly���a  war we could never win.  Forget also the moral justification of defending a cry for  freedom in the Baltic���it would  mean fighting an equally powerful super-power and again ihe  magnitude of the battle would  be self-defeating.  No indeed,  what was needed was a good  war; one where moral justification could be reasonably applied and where vast amounts of  munitions could be expended.  That surely would be good for  business. Warehouses could be  emptied,  workers re-hired to  produce yet more and more explosives   and  gun-sights  and  night-vision goggles and all the  high-tech goodies that keep so  many employed in the land of  the free and the home of the  brave.  And what of the weapons  themselves? With names like  Stealth, Wild-Weasel, Wart-  Hog, Cruise and especially  Patriot, these instruments of  death have achieved a video arcade virtuosity, and in the process rallied a generation of  Nintendo junkies to enjoin the  flag-waving hysteria and jump  unwittingly into the fray.  Forget too that the World  Court of Justice condemned US  mining of Nicaragua's harbours  and that the United Nations  General Assembly denounced  the invasion of Panama as a  "flagrant violation of International Law"; for after all, who  could expect a super-power  armed with Stealths and  Patriots to submit to the same  morality il forces on other nations?  Kuwait, we are told, suffered  terrible indignities at the hands  of the Iraquis, and certain  thousands of deaths. It must be  of far less concern to these same  justificationists thai the invasion of Panama resulted in 4000  (mostly civilian) deaths in that  country. And what of little  Nicaragua where a democratically elected government  was systematically destroyed by  years of military and economic  devastation administered by the  same moralists now waging  death and destructon in the Persian Gulf?  Now here surely was a stage  of opportunity. A chance to  employ mercenaries as combatants while still keeping the  flow of munitions apace of  stock dividends. What a boon  to this community of businesses  engaged in the manufacture of  arms. Surely it must have been a  sad day for all those churchgoers when Daniel Ortega allowed a free vote to take place  in his country and the pretensions for war were displaced.  Things must have looked  bleak indeed for the Germans  and the British and the French  and all the nations of western  democracy whose munitions industries make important contributions to their GNP; for  after all, those crumby wars going on in Somalia and Liberia  and all those places where killing is as commonplace as starvation just didn't use enough  high-tech weaponry and poison  gas to keep western plants to  capacity, instead waging war  and death with less costly  Chinese and Argentinian and  South African poor-man's  varieties.  Then along came the invasion  of Kuwait, and never mind that  April Glaspie, US Ambassador  to Iraq, had de-facto suggested  that her country would turn a  blind eye. Never mind too that  for the eight years that Iraq battled with Iran over each other's  spiritual and territorial ambitions, that during those same  eight devastating years, the US  was one of Saddam's chief  death merchants.  No indeed, under the usual  guise of moral justification, the  United States assembled a coalition of western powers to whom  Arabian oil is reason enough to  wage war. And a curse on them  who would suggest that said oil  is, after all, a resource found  under their desert.  Certainly that undeniable fact  has little hearing when it is our  fuel-gluttonous lifestyle being  threatened. Better obviously to  shred in lifeless little pieces a  few hundred thousand A-rabs  (the  dirty  kind)  who  might  possibly restrict this resource,  than to adapt our consumptive  habits in any lessened way.  There are of course, a few good  Arabs, especially those whom  the western powers have installed and whom we continue to  prop up. Mid-East crude, after  all, continues to flow steadily as  the Sheiks and Emirs of those  fiefdoms while-away their  boredom in the gaming halls of  Monte Carlo and London and  where they can cavort with expensive European women while  they assuage their resulting  thirst with the finest alcoholic  beverages���forbidden fruits in  their own restrictive lands.  And so, to this North  American scenario of recession  and lofty interest rates, comes  the fortuitous invasion of Sad  dam of Kuwait���almost heaver  sent some might argue. Hen  then was the perfect theatre iti  which to test all these high-tech  weapons, a real chance to sec  what all the Patriots and  Stealths and Apaches could do.  Hitler, after all, had his Spain  and Maggie had her Falklands.  Nothing like a good war to  deflect those boring images of  the millions sleeping under  bridges and in subway stations  and old wrecks of cars and handy garbage dumpsters.  Instead, give the land of the  free a good war���one where the  enemy has a distinctly criminal  face, then rally all the 18 year-  olds to 'kick-ass'. All these fuzzy faced defenders of liberty  who have so assiduously  devoted their years on this  planet to the analytic study of  the reasons for conflict. These  pups have an obligation after  all, to defend our way of life.  Show Piece Gallery  will be closed for painting  January 27-31  Announces  the opening of  a new  Public  Accounting  Practice  Our Custom Framing  dept. upstairs  will remain open  during this time.  Call: 886-9215  The Gallery  Will Re-Open  Friday, February let  10 am to 5 pm  See You Then!  H i rnwraw n  [\Show Piece Gallery  l"~ TUES.    SAT.. 10 AM . 5 PM  280JSower Point Rd, Gibsons 886-9213  BOOKS  He  I ere is just a sampling of the 18 fine books  designed by the staff al Glassford Press Design  Studios during Ihe past year. 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GLASSFORD  PRESS  DESIGN StUDiOS  ~^mr-amJ^lt^limm2^tmtmmmmm^ Dorothy White and Peggy Campbell brought the 'Stop  Smoking' message lo Sunnycresl Mall last Friday, handing  out Information for the Canadian Cancer Society in hopes  young and old alike will heed the warning and "butt-out"  an unhealthy addiction. -jod johuiom photo  No cigarettes  for children  The British Columbli Lung Association (BCI.A) b calling  for strong action in light of evidence which shows that  retailers in this province sell cigarettes illegally to one in five  pre-teens.  The organization is demanding that the law which makes it  illegal to sell tobacco to anyone under 16 years of age be enforced. "It is criminal���legally and morally���that children  have such easy access to a substance that kills and causes  disabling lung disease and other major illnesses," declared  BCLA Health Educator Shirley Thompson. "This must be  put right once and for all."  Coast News, January 28,1991  Hillside  lots go  on market  by Rose Nicholson  The marketing of industrial  sites at Hillside Industrial Park  has begun. In a report to the  Economic Development Commission, Chairman Maurice  Egan told members that ads had  recently been placed in local and  Vancouver papers for the lease  or sale of property at the park.  He said that letters would  also be sent to the firms who  had previously expressed interest in acquiring sites. A few  requests have already come in  for the concept plans. Egan said  that because of the expense in  preparing the plans, they would  be charging $100 for each copy,  "and it is also an indication that  they are seriously interested."  "The development phase will  go on for another 18 months to  three years," he added, "and  then we will be going on to the  management phase."  "The Coast Guard has completed the feasibility study for  the marine terminal and is moving on to the next phase of  preparing a business plan. It has  not been decided yet whether  they will run the terminal."  Egan said that the purchase  of Hillside by the Regional  District had taken place on  December 28, thereby "saving a  considerable sum in GST."  ROBERTS CREEK  School growth woes  by Janice Leighton, 886-3541  SCHOOL ADDITION  The situation is still the same.  The school has been granted $1  million by the Ministry of  Education to complete an addition. The proposed addition has  been estimated to cost  $1,800,000���some $800,000  over budget.  Letters were sent in  December to MLA Harold  Long and the Minister of  Education, but both letters were  either misplaced or lost. Both  Harold Long and the new  Minister of Education are away  on separate vacations to exotic  places and will not be back until  February. Any decisions from  either of them will be delayed.  Plans for the proposed addition will need to be changed if  the entire $1,800,000 is not  granted. New ideas of creative  ways to add on to the school for  less money are needed now in  case the total sum is not  available. A committee meeting  to discuss creative, money saving ideas will happen soon.  LIBRARY NOTES  Wilh the new library system  books are checked out for three  weeks instead of two. Library  cards are now issued (for a  bargain $3) and must be  presented   when   borrowing  books. Books checked out are  being filed under the due date  instead of a name. So, in order  for the librarian to refresh your  memory as to what and how  many books you have, the due  date is required.  If you're following 'The  Jewel and the Crown' on TV  and now want to read it, the  library has the complete Raj  Quartet by Paul Scott. Also of  interest to TV viewers is a copy  of 'The Ginger Tree'. Winter is  a time for reading. The library  is a good resource.  LEGION ELECTION  The results of the Roberts  Creek Legion elections are as  follows: Branch Officers: President, Margaret Douvall; 1st  Vice-President, Ernie Fosset;  2nd Vice-President, Billy  Rodgers; Secretary, Freda Pike;  Treasurer, Wendy Lavery. Executive: Don van Kleek; Sharon  Kraus; Brill Varcoe; Dean  Clapp; Sargeant-al-Arms, Britt  VflfCOffi  LEGION LADIES' AUXILIARY  Branch Officers: President,  Christine Anderson; Vice-  President, Dorothy Headde;  Secretary-Treasurer, Pam  Lumsden. Executive: Diana  Gaudaur; Julia Dyck; Areana  McKenna; Sargeant-at-Arms,  Diana Gaudaur.  /DEPENDABLE  Did you know...  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This comprehensive whole body program gently builds  strength, endurance, flexibility i balance.  ��� Ml Oludit  POOL CLOSU'ES:  July 27 ��� Sept. 9  LESSON SCHEDULE  Jan. 7 - Feb. 7  Feb. 11 ��� Mir. 21  Apr. 15 - Miy IS  Jetty 1 - m ��  Juty 15 - Jury ze  Publication of this  schedule sponsored by  SUPER VALU  MOTHS  I've never seen so many  moths as I have this year! I've  been picking moth cocoons off  my wool wall hangings and  discovering holes already in my  winter sweaters, hats, and mitts.  For a while moths were flying  everywhere���in the house and  outside. Lately there have been  few moths visible, so I hoped  the invasion had subsided.  Recently, however, I rummaged  through a closet to get a wool  blanket and legions of tiny  mummies were falling off it.  The larvae were just emerging  to ravage the feast of wool  before them. Luckily I  discovered it before the feast  began. So, don't you too be lulled into believing the plague of  moths is behind us. Check those  woollens again.  New group  gives aid  to bereaved  by Rose Nicholson  Loss, of any kind, ���whether  it's the death of a spouse or  other family member, loss of  lifelong friends through relocation, or loss of a job, ���is often  a devastating personal trauma.  Those having this experience  often feel themselves cut off  from a lifestyle or a support  system that has sustained them  for many years. It can bring on  feelings of depression and  loneliness at a time when it  seems there is no one to turn to  for support.  On the Sunshine Coast a support group has recently been  formed to meet this need. 'Lost  and Found' offers those who  are trying to get on their feet  again the opportunity to meet  and talk to others who are having similar experiences.  The group, mainly seniors, is  led by Mary Christmas and  Anne Marie Lasuta, and meets  every other Thursday at the  Health Centre opposite the Post  Office in Sechelt.  "We have found," said  Christmas, "that there are  many people who are experiencing the upheaval of a loss, and  it's not only the loss of a  spouse, though that's usually  the most difficult one.  "It's almost as hard to come  to a new place and suddenly  find yourself without the family  and friends that you've known  all your life. At our first  meeting one woman said she  liked going out for lunch, but  didn't like going alone. There  was someone else in the group  who felt the same way, so they  agreed to go out together."  The new group offers  companionship, confidentiality,  a sympathetic ear, support arid  above all, the opportunity to  socialize. The next meeting will  be on Thursday, January 31  from 2 pm to 4 pm and  everyone is welcome. For mon  information call 885-6101.  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It  just tears you apart."  These words in a pamphlet  put out by the Alzheimer Society of Canada pretty well sum up  the situation for the family and  friends of a person who has  Alzheimer's disease. January is  Alzheimer Awareness Month,  and ihe Society has prepared an  information packet to help  those who have to cope with the  illness.  Although identified by the  German neurologist Alois  Alzheimer in 1906, there is still  no known prevention or cure  for the disease. Positive  diagnosis is difficult and is arrived at only through a process  lhal eliminates other similar  dysfunctions of ihe brain. In  fact, some 50 per cent of patients referred to Alzheimers  specialists prove not to have the  illness.  Characterized by loss of  function of specific nerve cells  in ihe brain due to the loss of  the chemical neurotransmitter  acetylcholine (ACh) which is  responsible for memory, the  disease is characterized by  devastating memory loss,  disorientation, impaired judgement, inability to communicate,  and loss of intellectual function.  With no absolute diagnosis  save for an autopsy, the disease  is very difficult to pinpoint in its  early stages, because there are  no outward physical signs of illness. The only indications are  subtle memory lapses for simple  things like names and addresses,  the inability lo remember  answers to questions that were  asked a few minutes ago, difficulty in reading, and so on.  As the disease progresses, a  variety of symptoms may appear���confusion, irritability,  personality and behaviour  changes,���until eventually the  patient is totally incapable of  caring for her/himself.  The burden of caring for an  Alzheimer victim, especially in  ihe early stages, usually falls on  the family, and it can be a  devastating and exhausting experience.  Because the disease  causes such unpredictable  behaviour, the patient cannot  be left alone, so care is a  24-hour-a-day, on-going job.  "I couldn't even get a  homemaker," said one woman  whose husband was ill for six  years. "He wouldn't have a  stranger in the house."  Burnout is a very real problem for those responsible for  the care of an Alzheimer victim.  The physical and emotional  stress can become overwhelming, until finally there comes a  time when the difficult decision  must be made to put the patient  in a care home.  On the Sunshine Coast most  of these people can be accommodated at Shorncliffe or  Totem Lodge. But there are a  few, the 'wanderers', who must  go to an institution that can  provide the security to deal with  one of the most difficult  manifestations of the disease,  the tendency to wander away  and get lost. At the moment,  Please turn to page II  New time for meeting  by lauralee SojB, 885-5212  The monthly meeting of the  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Community Association is going to  be held on Tuesday afternoon,  February 12, starling at I pm.  This is an experiment so if you  haven't been able to go lo evening meetings, now is your  chance.  The guest this time will be  talking about seniors. Her name  will be forthcoming in the next  column (I misplaced my notes).  It was suggested by someone  that we should have more pot  luck suppers. The Annual  General Meeting is coming up in  March so we may have a pot  luck supper for that. It can be  brought up at the next meeting.  We have asked for a donation of a water heater for the  Scout Hall but never said why.  The Scout Hall is being updated  with the addition of a second  bathroom, its own electricity  and there will be a phone. It is  going to be used by Catch 16 for  a meeting place for youngsters,  probably starling in March.  When open this will be supervised by adults. They are looking  for volunteers. The more  volunteers, the lighter the load.  GST  I have now experienced two  cases of what I would consider  gouging. One isn't bad, it's only  fy i,  NEW?  On ihe Coasl  Baby  Bride or bride lo be  Have we visited YOU yet?  We have Gifts to welcome you.  CALL US!  Helen Milbum 886-8676    Ruth Bulpit 885-5847  Nan Nanson    886-3416    Rosemarie Cook 885-5821  17 cents a time. But for this  business everyday, I would  think they would take in a very  low estimate of an extra $12.75  a day. This would mean an ex  tra $4641 per year. Not bad!  ''their case, I can understand wl  they do it.  But in this other case, which  is a service, there is no reason  for it. The last time 1 used them  the charge was $10. This time it  was raised to $15 (no prior  notice) with $2 charged for  GST. My calculations would  make it $1.05 at seven per cent,  so that is an extra profit of 95  cents. Al a low estimate of five  clients a day, in a year of working five days a week, that would  be an extra $1225 in a year.  Again, not bad! This would pay  for a nice holiday. 1 guess I'm in  the wrong business.  PUPPIES ANYONE?  There are seven beautiful  Samoyed/German Shepherd/?  puppies in Davis Bay that are in  desperate need of a home. If  you are interested give  Rosemary a call at 885-3484.  Welcome to our "EAT and RUN"  International /Smorgasbord  EVERY WEEK DAY, 11 - 2:30  A fine variety of soups, salad bar,  hot and cold entrees and desserts  that's ready when you are.  m  person  Regular Lunch Menu also available  Regular Breakfast Menu 6-11 am  $6*  Featuring:  MONDAY Chinese  TUESDAY Italian  WEDNESDAY Creek  THURSDAY.. . .Chef's Surprise  FRIDAY French Canadian  Sunday Buffet Extravaganza  SUNDAY BRUNCH  11am - 2:30 pm  Featuring our Salad Bar and a  different selection of breakfast  and lunch entrees each week,  and displaying Chef Mario's  sculptures and show pieces.  $8  95  person  (Regular Breakfast &  Lunch Menus also available)  SUNDAY DINNER  BUFFET  5 - 10 pm  Our gigantic buffet including a  special roast carved to your  liking by Chef Mario. Seafood,  fowl, pasta, vegetarian  dishes���a varied selection that  changes each week.  $4 095  ��� W   person  WtUd-A-TVeut, rQ4teutn*Ht  viS MOTOR INN Hw>  101 al Park Rd  886 4501  RESERVATIONS  SYLVIA  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure...  Single from $47    Double from 555  Featuring "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Bay  On die Beach at 1154 Gilford 681-9321 Coast News, January 28,1991  Kindergarten classes from West Sechelt were treated to a taste of John Revlngton's donuts as part of  their community education program. The youngsters tour local businesses in and around Sechelt learning how businesses and services fit into their daily lives. -j��i jotuttoae photo  SEQiHliCBJAR!Q__ _  Future recreation plans  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  Public meetings regarding  recreation for the future on the  Sunshine Coast are scheduled  for this week. They will include  presentations by environmental  recreation consultants, the  results of interviews and  surveys.  Among items open for  discussion will be parks, a subject in which most of us hold  great interest. You can listen  and have your views aired at the  following locations: Elphin-  stone Cafeteria on Tuesday,  January 29; Sechelt Elementary  School on January 30; Madeira  Park School Gym on Thursday,  January 31. All start at 7:30  pm. If you seek further information call Sandy at 885-5717.  SOTS GATHERING  Last Saturday night the  Backeddy Pub was bouncing to  the skirl of the pipes when the  Sechelt Legion Pipe Band turned out in full regalia to entertain.  The genial hosts were John  and Margaret Mills, John being  a drummer with the band. Their  daughter Kim, along with little  Kate McRae delighted with their  Highland dancing. Another  pleasing addition to the evening  was the accordian music by  John Morrison, who later surprised many with his skill as a  piper.  This kind of evening was a  first for the Backeddy, and the  support and turnout should give  encouragement for future special evenings.  WELCOME BEACH  It seems like a long time since  the last social event at the hall,  so you will be pleased to note  that plans are underway for a  special event in February. A  Valentine dinner dance with  spaghetti as the main course,  will be held on Saturday,  February 16. Mark this on your  calendar and call Bill at  885-9032 for information.  AT THE SCHOOL  There is always lots of activity at our little school in Halfmoon Bay. This Wednesday  will see a meeting of the  Playground Committee, and on  Monday, January 28 a Preschool meeting. Both are at  7:30 pm.  In early February the children  will listen to a presentation by  the BC Lung Association which  will hopefully persuade kids  that smoking is a bad thing.;  HELP  There is a great need for canvassers for Heart Month-  February���in the Halfmoon  Bay area. If you can give some  volunteer time to this worthy  cause please call Maralyn Palfy  at 885-2229.  BROWNIES  The 1st Halfmoon Bay  Brownies are having their bottle  drive on February 9. If you  would like to drop off or have  pick-up prior to that date,  please call 885-2229 or  885-5496.  Sunshine Coast  Credit Union  Fifty Years  19 4  1-19 9 1  A Smart Way to  Save for Tomorrow.  REAL BENEFITS  A Credit Union Registered  Retirement Savings Plan provides  you with both an excellent rate of  return and tax sheltered interest  while saving for your retirement.  INSTANT TAX RECEIPTS  No waiting for Tax Receipts with a  Credit Union RRSP. The instant you  make your deposit, you'll get a Tax  Receipt on the spot!  PERSONAL SERVICE  At the Credit Union, you'll  appreciate the level of service, the  information and knowledgeable  advice you receive.  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GARDEN CLUB  Just when you'd given up on  Spring, it's time again for the  Sechelt Garden Club meeting. It  will be held Wednesday,  February 6, at 7:30 pm, in St.  Hilda's Hall in Sechelt, of  course. It's to be an open forum  meeting, so make a list of all the  questions you need answers to  and bring them along. All are  welcome.  BIG 4 IN 1 SALE  The Festival of the Written  Arts will be having a 4-in-l Sale  on Saturday, February 9, from  10 am til 2 pm. There will be a  huge garage sale for all you  bargain hunters. Books,  fabulous fashion accessories  and vintage art. If anyone has  any donations which they would  like picked up, call Betty at  885-9631. Oh, by the way, the  sale will take place at  Rockwood Centre.  DOG LICENCES  Remember, if your dog does  not have his/her 1991 licence  and he or she is picked up, you  face a fine of up to $50. You  may obtain a licence at the  District office.  CONGRATULATIONS  Congratulations to Shelley  and Shane of Sechelt on the  timely arrival of their brand  new baby son, Stephen. Bob  and Jennifer Poole, also of  Sechelt, are already doting  grandparents with reels of film  taken of their grandbaby. I  don't blame them, he is really  cute!  SHORNCLIFFE AUXILIARY  Shorncliffe Auxiliary needs  volunteers to help out with  several programs that are going  on at the care home. People are  needed to help with bingo,  crafts, games, exercize, outings,  piano playing and one on one  visitation. If you think you  might be interested and you  have some time to spare, give  Rosemary a call at 885-3484.  NEED A FRIEND?  There are seven really cute  cuddly puppies looking for so  meone to take care of them.  Their mother was a stray, but  she has now found a good home  for herself. The pups are  Samoyed/German Shepherd  cross and will be large dogs. If  you are interested call  Rosemary at 885-3484.  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You can almost  see people's spirits jumping up  and clicking their heels in midair. Perfect strangers strike up  conversations in the street and  everybody smiles. It's like an ad  for the promise of warm  weather to come.  This is the time of year when  gardeners waver back and forth  between being cranky because  they can only play at gardening,  unable 10 really dig their fingers  into the earth yet, and being  ecstatic over the arrival of  another new seed catalogue,  pouring over it like a gambler  studying a racing form.  In their mind's eye they can  already see this year's garden in  full bloom.  And then the fog rolled in  and pulled the blinds down over  Egmont. On the water, compasses and intuitive navigation  were in full use and foghorns  bleated out their single note for  all to hear as boaters appeared  then disappeared through the  thick patches of low lying  cloud.  The nights got colder again as  the skies above all this thickness  were clear and starry and down  below, in places, the roads were  frosty. Fear not. The official arrival of spring is only seven and  a half weeks away, so even if the  groundhog does see its shadow  next week, we'll be there before  vou know it.  PIPE BAND:  Rabbie Burns day was properly celebrated in fine style at  the Backeddy Pub. Bagpipes,  District of Sechelt  PUBLIC NOTICE  Residential Rehabilitation Assistance  Program (rrap)  The Corporation of the District of Sechelt is  now accepting applications for the federally'  funded CMHC, RRAP Program. Applications  are available at the District Office located at  5545 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, B.C. All inquiries  should be directed to Richard Lock at  885-1986.  RICHARD LOCK  Chief Building Inspector  drums, kills and haggis were  gathered together to mark this  Scottish day of days. The  highlight of the evening was the  Sechelt Pipe Band. All who attended enjoyed the night immensely and eagerly await nexi  year's gathering.  KASTEL NOVIi  Egmont's fishing fleet will increase next fishing season as  John Griffith skippers the 50  foot seiner, hostel Nov) with a  crew of locals. It's nice lo see  (he tradition passing on to  another generation.  A reminder about the United  Native nations meeting on  January 29at 6:30 pm. Applications concerning status will be  available for those in need of  one.  QUILTING;  The Quilting Committee is  going strong. Unfortunately I  missed getting the message to  you of their last meeting but all  the materials are here and work  has begun on the quilt. If you  are interested or would like lo  gel involved, call Sherry ai  883-2548.  ANTI-WAR  Iris Griffith and Shirley Hall  would like you to know that  they collected names on an antiwar petition in Madeira Park  which they faxed on to Ottawa.  They say that it is never too late  to lei your MP know your  views. I might add that there is  no postage to send a letter to  your MP. So you might as well  take advantage of this freebie.  Go ahead, tell 'em what you  think!  FORUM:  SCRD Parks and Recreation  will be holding a public forum  on Thursday, January 31 at  7:30 pm at Madeira Park  Elementary School Gym.  PERC consultants are presenting a plan of action for the  future of parks and recreation  on the Sunshine Coast.  by Jacalyn Vincent, 883-2840  If, for some reason, you cannot get in touch with me, or just  don't like talking into an  answering machine, Richard at  the PetroCan and Stan and  Jackie at the Marina Pharmacy  have both been kind enough to  allow articles for me to be dropped off at their establishments.  You must have them in by 4:30  pm on Wednesday. Please attach your name and phone  number on the article or tidbit.  PARKS MEETING  The Pender Harbour Wild  Life Society is holding an open  house on Sunday, February 3 at  the Lions' Club Hall. From 1 to  4 there will be officials with  maps and plans. Everyone will  have the opportunity to discuss  the areas to the studied as additions to provincial parks in our  area.  Interested groups or individuals are urged to attend  because this meeting will produce ideas for input at the  public meeting in Sechelt on  February 14 held by the  Ministry of Parks. There, we  can tell the ministry what we  think the Sunshine Coast Provincial Park system should be.  This process is being called  Parks Plan 90.  LEGION NEWS  A reminder that the Legion  Kitchen is still open from 11:30  am to 1:30 pm, five days a  week. A great treat of fish and  chips is served Tuesdays and  Thursdays, and with this cold  weather, soup and sandwich on  Mondays and Fridays will hit  the spot.  The Legion Branch 112 has  their new slate of officers for  1991. They are: Jim Summers,  President; Harold Clay, First  Vice-President; Dave Pritchard,  Second Vice-President; J. Mur-  Clay, Secretary; Bill Evans,  Treasurer; Executives, A. Berg,  Treasurer; Executives, A. Berg,  J. Adams, W. Mackenzie and  D. Stoneson. The Sergeant at  Arms is Les Beharrell.  PUBLIC FORUM  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District Parks and Recreational  Public Forum will be held on  January 31 at 7:30 pm in the  Madeira Park Elementary  School Gym. The presentation  will be by PERC consultants.  Come and be heard! For more  information, please contact  Sandy at 885-5717.  AS THE TIDE CHANGES  A reminder thai the recycling  meeting is on January 29 at 7  pm at the Pender Harbour  School in the Arts Room.  Alaska last week had two earthquakes in one 48 hour period.  The quakes registered 4.6 and  3.6 on the Richter scale.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Heidema  have a son in Israel right now.  He has a contract with a church  for five years over there. Our  hopes go out to him, his wife  and two children and the  Heidemas here in our community.  Happy 'Sweet Sixteen' birthday to Venessa Fielding!  Until next week���be good to  yourself.  MNMIfkwtMrt  tnrs year. III try and do something  about my temper - and IH lly jnd  share the ertra smiles wilh good  causes in my community  il  "(rearing our Future  SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46  invites you to attend an  informational forum  on the  Further information is available from your  local school principal or school board offii  HOME/.1U  883-9531   BUIlDING ��NTRE  .4 MARINA     ,  PHARMACY   M  883-2888  Oak Tree Market  Open 7 days a week  10 am ��� 8 pm  PENDER HARBOUR  GOLF COURSE  Visitors Welcome  M   V.ith ,,l (;,,r,)r��� R,��� Krl .  Hwy. 1(11 883-9541  ���b   reNOETHmfjuT  LEGION  Tub  Waiertf :.! H*,*,.,  Charter* Fichina (  eas ��674 rub  S8S MIS le.l.urant  Madeira Marina  883-2266  P��naVr Harbfxir  ftrstaurant  (an.idi.ifi A tIhinese < uhine  883-2413  HEADWATER MARINA lid.  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Tarps t, Covers  Upholstery t Repairs  i ^|       883-9046  Seahorse  i  onstruction  Indian Isle  Construction  Backhoe t, Dumptruck  Service  883-2747 or 883-2730  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24 HOUR TOWING  883-2392  Pender Harbour  Realty Ltd.  883-9525  FAX 883-9524  Waatani Mlm   S��vfnj the Pender HarbourTrea  Auto/Truck Rebuilding  and Refinishing  W1 Garden Bay Rd. run off Hwy. 101  MMSMorMS-TUt  ~_t: ." . x~ ::::;.-���;-������--���.-- Coast News, January 28,1991  Stan Dixon spoke to the Sechelt Chamber of Commerce January  22 to introduce the Chamber members to the goals of a newly  formed group, the provincial "Round Table." The Round Table  is geared to helping communities achieve sustainable growth and  development. -stiiirt Burnside photo  Work to start  on Sechelt Highway  Work will soon commence on Highway 101 where il  becomes the main street of Downtown Sechelt.  Plans were finalized three weeks ago lhal would change  three Sechelt intersections and make Teredo Street the long-  promised "new" Highway 101 for traffic wanting lo bypass  Cowrie and proceed through Sechelt with as little Interference  as possible.  The main focus of the plan would be the intersection of  Wharf and Cowrie Streets, and, as reported by the Coast  News three weeks ago, the cenotaph located at that intersection would remain untouched, with the radius of Ihe approach onto or off of Cowrie Street from Wharf being  decreased to force traffic to slow. The overall effect would be  to make Wharf Street less congested and more conducive to  pedestrian traffic.  Assurances were given by the Ministry of Highways that  most of the work should be finished by March 31, the end of  the fiscal year and deadline for use of the money budgeted by  the provincial government for the project.  Tax review  Two hundred tax exempt properties will have their status  reviewed, it was decided by the Sechelt Council.  Alderman Doug Reid, the council member who originally  made the motion in late December, restated that, while all 200  properties would be reviewed, only 15 or 20 stood to lose their  exempt classification.  Council members are each to provide Ihe names of  qualified individuals from which three members of a review  committee will be chosen.  The review committee will analyze the 200 properties and  recommend to council which should retain their current  classification.  Council said public participation would be welcomed, provided those interested in joining the committee not be affiliated to one of the groups under review.  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Emergency Preparedness  Canada has put out some tips to  ensure well-being.  ��� Always keep a battery-  powered radio, flashlight and  spare batteries on hand. In  many emergencies, telephone  lines and power may be the first  thing to go and a radio will be  your only link with the outside  world. (We had electrical  outages during December.)  ��� Make sure that you know  how and where to turn off your  utilities (e.g. gas, water, electricity).  ��� If you use medication or  specialized medical equipment  (e.g. inhalers, eyeglasses, hearing aid batteries, etc.) make sure  you have an extra supply on  hand at all times.  ��� Always keep on hand an  emergency survival kit containing food, sleeping bags, medication, (an updated medications  list���one for the bag and one on  the fridge), first aid kit and bottled water. Rotate food and  water to ensure freshness.  ��� Keep a list of emergency  telephone numbers (e.g. fire,  police, ambulance, poison control, etc.) posted in a prominent  place.  ��� Take a first aid course  either through the Red Cross or  St. John's Ambulance.  ��� If you ever have to evacuate  your home, make sure you have  an evacuation kit containing a  flashlight, radio and batteries,  important papers, identification  and cash, medication, mobility  aids, clothes, sleeping bag and  food.  ��� In an emergency, use the  telephone only if absolutely  necessary.    Chances    are  emergency crews will need all  available lines.  Some time ago St. John's  Ambulance visited many seniors  and handed out papers for you  to list your medication and had  you store these. Please update  these lists.  Drivers, check your license  plate tags to see when they need  to be renewed. At the same  time, check up on your driver's  license to see when it should be  renewed.  At 6 pm, January 26, we saw  a good spaghetti dinner at the  Hall on Mermaid. The spaghetti  was served with a low acid  tomato sauce. There was a good  turn-out and after the dinner  the dining tables came down  and the card tables came up for  some lively action during the  evening. Thank you Patti, John  and all your helpers.  We would like to thank Dr.  Myhill-Jones for his interesting  talk on M.E. that he gave at the  General Meeting on January 17.  Crafts are busy making hang  towels for the kitchen and I saw  an array of bunnies in spring  colours being made for the  Spring Tea. In the section for  the men's crafts, the wood and  glue guns were seen used by  hands busy on bird cages. They  say they need more hands���so  men, come out to crafts.  Oil paintings are covering the  dark boards and they make a  wonderful addition to the hall.  The painters were Tetly White,  Fran Cornwall, John Petula,  Martha Griffiths and I en  Herder.  The hall is shining from the  efforts of housekeeping. The  floors and windows are bright  and clean.  Memberships can be obtained  from Kay McKenzie.  There will be no Bingo oq  February 14 and it resumes orl  February 28.  Virginia Eckdahl has been a  wonderful crafts chairman. She  would like a rest. We need two'  people for crafts chairs. Book;  selling requires two people and  an experienced accounting peri  son is needed for the post of  treasurer.  See you at ihe Hall on Tbilisi  day morning!  Child Health Clinics  Coast-Garibaldi Health Unit,  494 S. Fletcher Rd., Gibsons.  8864131  Sechelt Health Centre, 5571 Inlet  Avenue, Sechelt.  (Across  from the post office.)  885-5164  Pender Harbour Clinic  883-2764  Child Health Clinics will be  held in Gibsons on February 4,  11, 18 and 25. An extra child  health clinic will be held  February 4. Phone to book  above appointments.  Sechelt child health clinics  will be held on February 6, 13,  20 and 27. Extra clinics will be  held on Monday February 4 and  18 from 3:30 lo 5:45 pm. Phone  to book appointments. Pender  Harbour Clinic will be held on  February 7, 14, 21 and 28 from  12:30 to 2 pm. Please phone for  appointment.  Tuberculin Skin Testing and  travellers' clinic will be held on  Mondays from 3 to 4 pm,  February 4, II, 18 and 25 and  Travellers' Clinic only from 3 to  4 pm on Thursdays, February 7,  14, 21 and 28 in the Gibsons  Health Unit. In Sechelt the date  is Monday, February 4, 11, 18  and 25. (3:30 lo 5:45 pm). The  Pender Harbour Travellers'  Clinic can be arranged upon request.  Please make appointments  for clinics.  STD (Sexually Transmitted  Disease) CLINIC will be held  Wednesdays, February 13 and  27 in Ihe Gibsons Health Unit  from 4 to 4:30 pm. A clinic will  be held in the Sechelt Health  Centre, Monday, February 11  from 3:30 lo 5:45 pm. Information, counselling and testing (including AIDS) will be given. No  appointment necessary.  PRENATAL CLASSES.  The next Early Class will be  held on February 5 from 7 to 9  pm at the Gibsons Health Unit.  The next Late Classes will be  held on February 12, 19 and 26  from 7 to 9 pm, also at the Gib  sons location.  Single and Pregnant? Phone  the Health Unit.  The next Hospital Tour will  be on February 27. Please  phone St. Mary's Hospital Switchboard at 885-2224 to arrange  for a tour.  The Parent and Baby Drop-  In gives parents an opportunity  to meel other parents and  discuss common concerns. The  group gathers every Tuesday  from 1:15 to 3:30 pm in Gibsons and on Wednesdays from  1:15 to 3:30 pm in Sechelt.  There is no fee for any of  these services.  .JUUu.  1991  m m m   ���em m*     m mm* �����   v�� m ���        *  Calendar Of Events  List your special event free of charge in the 1991 Summer  edition of Sunshine Coast Soundings magazine.  Any event occurring between May 15 and September 30  will be included at no charge. Space is limited so book your  listing now, details may be provided to us later.  Call the Glassford Press offices with your listing.  Gibsons: 886-2622 Sechelt: 885-3930  m 10.  Coast News, January 28,1991  '  community news  Public views sought on recreation plans  While Miss Gibsons is away touring Europe, First Princess  Taunia McQueen, 17, and Second Princess Carol Evans, 18, are  off to the Vernon Winter Festival to represent the Town of Gibsons as visitors only. The Chamber of Commerce-sponsored  event will be chaperoned by Sue Girard.      -jo.I Johnstone photo  Area E wants taxes  The Dphinstone Electors' Association has written letters to  the FW Woolworth Company and IGA Foodstores, two of  the companies who plan lo open stores in proposed Gibsons  Park Plaza, the new development planned by the Marcorp  Corporation.  The letters point out that "the vast majority of your potential customers" reside in the Regional District, and are "less  than happy and greatly concerned that Marcorp Development Corporation has now applied to the Town of Gibsons  for inclusion within the town's boundaries, with the obvious  result that taxes generated by this development would accrue  to the town, instead of to the Regional District."  by George Cooper, 886-8520  "Come out and be heard."  On Tuesday, January 29, in  Elphinstone Secondary Cafeteria at 7:30 pm, the public is invited to express its views on  what is wanted on the Sunshine  Coast by way of facilities and  programs in recreation.  As well, we can hear a report  and recommendations on recreation needs on the Sunshine  Coast. The report sums up what  the consultants have learned  from questionnaires and from  interviews of groups interested  in various aspects of recreation  here on the Coast.  These consultants, a professional group, PERC, have  already presented their illustrated report lo our four  local governments.  This meeting will be a forum  for the final input of the  public's ideas for recreation.  Every form of recreation is to  be considered���indoors, outdoors, sports, crafts, whatever.  All this follows three years of  ground work by a volunteer  association (PALS), a group  which has worked for a concerted effort by our four local  governments to plan for facilities and programs for the  whole of ihe Sunshine Coast.  Need   further  information?  Call Sandy McBride, 885-5717.  CANADIANS IN THE GULF  Not so many of us there at  the Legion Cenotaph a week  ago last Sunday; it was not an  excited protest gathering.  Knowing what is expected of  a soldier, we came out to show  our support of those serving in  the Middle East. Most of us  elder veterans there that day  know the strain that being in action or awaiting action puts  upon the soldier, the sailor, the  airman.  We would not wish that on  anybody at any time.  But, since they have responded willingly to service outside  the country, we want them to  know we understand their feelings, and we hold them in high  regard.  GOLF HONOURS  Last Wednesday evening at  the annual meeting of ihe Sunshine Coast Golf Club, Keith  Wright was made an honorary  member. Keith is now one of  three honorary members of the  club.  Wilma Sim was made an  honorary member some 15  years ago in recognition of her  work in forming the original  group that set out to build the  course. "She pushed us lo put  the vision into practical terms,"  said Roy Taylor,  "and then  kept   us   going   by   her  persistence."  Roy Taylor, who was builder  of the clubhouse, golf instructor, and general manager of the  fledgling club, was himself  made honorary member four  years ago.  Speaking of Keith Wright's  contribution to the club, Roy  said, "Keith provided machinery and wages when we were  clearing the course back in  1967. Supplied gravel too, all as  a donation. Then on opening  day in June, 1969, Keith was a  generous host to the visiting  golfers who came to celebrate  the occasion in our first tournament."  The meeting responded with  a standing ovation for the three  honorary members.  VICTORIA VISIT  George  Matthews, a   one  time teacher in Elphinstone and  in Chatelech, as well as being  for several years editor of the  Coast News, is at present part  of the education ministry's curriculum branch. He told us that  Geoff Madoc-Jones, another  secondary school teacher here  until quite recently, is now an  assistant to the Dean of Education, SFU, and is in regained  good health. His wile, the  former Jennifer Kadota, is now  on staff in Centennial Secondary in Coquitlam.  On the way to his office  George pointed out the offices  of the Victoria Jazz Society,  and told me of the renowned  jazz festival in that city this  April 17 to 21. Result was a  handful of brochures to bring  home; they're available at the  Tourist Information in Pioneer  Park.  Pender wildlife  The Pender Harbour Wildlife Society is holding an Open  House on Sunday, February 3, it the Lions Hall on the  Highway past the Secondary School.  Wildlife officials will be there between 1 pm and 4 pm with  maps and plans. There will be the opportunity to discuss  areas to be studied as additions to the provincial parks in the  area, as well as Ihe goals of the provincial park system.  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The beautiful gardens  which make the park the focal point of the landing area have  been created and are maintained by the hardworking  members of the Gibsons Garden Club, who merit the praise  and thanks of us all.  COFFEE  FRESHNESS!   without waste  Mtfe Deliver.  AUDREY'S  Coffee Service  Kodiak  Intulated Work Boot.  Steel toes  Reg. to $119.99  Iron Worker Boots  Vibran Sole  e WORK WEN?  Ah WORLD -  KNITTING  (LASSES  I OK ...���(il.WKKS  SI    \IMI\C;  ust for you  I all 1 . -ni r ��l  ttmsotim  -*.���. ^-^-.-oem****  ���^^���^^ Coast veterans differ on Gulf war  Province-wide, the latest  Angus Reid Poll indicates  roughly 73 per cent of British  Columbians favour a Canadian  military presence in the current  Gulf War, but 53 per cent  believe the Canadian presence  should be defensive only.  In Gibsons, peace activism  has prompted veterans of  World War II and Korea to  make statements of their own  and January 20 members of  Gibsons Legion Branch 109  gathered at their cenotaph to  voice support for troops abroad  and at home.  In a statement from the  Legion to the Minister of National Defence, William  Mcknight, Legion president  Larry Boyd said the Legion  "and other local organizations  gathered together to deplore the  militant activities of so called  Peace demonstrators, intent  upon undermining Canada's  support of the United Nations  to restore peace in the Middle  East...We support Ihe United  Nations decision to avert the  spread of violence by the  Government of Iraq and the  slaughter of innocent people as  a result of their ambition to  control the Arab world."  The position taken by the  Gibsons Branch isn't completely shared by other veterans on  the Sunshine Coast.  Joe Adams of the Madeira  Park Legion Branch 112 says  membership there is similar to  Switzerland���neutral.  "I haven't heard anything  negative in normal conversation  here to stop the war but it's  about a 50-50 proposition  here," Adams said. "The peace  activists don't really understand  the situation though. Nobody  wants to send their mothers,  daughters, sons and fathers into  a conflict. It's not something  you want to do but have to do.  "I'm unsure about the vets  here but most agree you have to  stop an aggressive country like a  Germany (in WWII)."  Branch 109, in Gibsons,  however, are also concerned  with, the statement says, "the  harassment of dependants of  some of the Armed Forces Personnel in Victoria. We urge the  Government of Canada to take  prompt and effective action to  counter such attempts to cause  distress amongst dependants."  A WWII veteran, a member  of the Merchant Marine(s) in  the Pacific Theatre and a resident of the Coast for a number  of years, told the Coast News  that while he supported Canadian Forces in the Gulf, he took  issue wilh some veterans who  ardently support Canada undertaking and offensive role in the  Gulf.  "Most of the men who fight  the wars die."  Members of Branch 109 of the Royal Canadian Legion gathered  January 20, to demonstrate their support for United Nations'  armed forces in the Persian Gull theatre.        -Jwi Johnstone photo  Coast News, January 28,1991  Alzheimer support  it  Continued from page 6  Beacon Hill Lodge in West  Vancouver is the closest place  available that can provide that  service.  Alzheimer Support Groups  can be a lifeline for those who  must cope with the disease.  "Every time 1 had a problem,"  said one member of such a  group, "there was someone  there who had met and dealt  with the same thing."  "It's an opportunity to get  away, if only for an hour, and  talk to someone who knows  what you're going through."  The Alzheimer Society of  Canada recommends that the  family doctor be the first contact when the disease is  suspected. Because early symp  toms are so vague, the patient  and family are often the best  source of information. Later,  tests involving neurologists,  psychiatrists and psychologists  can pinpoint the problem, and a  variety of community services  are available to the patient and  family.  The local Alzheimer Support  Group meets the last Tuesday of  every month alternately at the  Bethel Baptist Church starting  in January and at the Kiwanis  Care Home starting in  February. They have a wide  selection of information for  those who need it, and they can  be contacted through the-  medical clinics in Sechelt and  Gibsons.  Sechelt sewer study  At their January 23 meeting, Sechelt Council voted In  favour of expanding the focus of . sewer line study for West  Sechelt.  The study would look at the feasibility of expanding the  area serviced by "community sewer Him.," as opposed to individual septic systems for each properly.  This would provide service to more homes and, theoretically, lower the cost of overall service.  The only voice of protest cane from Alderman Peggy  Wagner who stated that if a community system fails, it would  likely cost those serviced by it a great deal in both expense and  frustration.  She suggested that before new houses are allowed to be  built, the property be examined to ensure the viability of an  individual system.  ���  tmff:  *  *���  all-'-                                                      '-'iS  LANDING REV1TALIZATION  We're looking for ideas!  This is the time of year gardeners look forward to their catalogues, dream and map out  plans for their gardens. Your local merchants are doing the same, not with gardens but with  an eye to  Revitalizing the lower area of Gibsons  Do we want a theme ��� if so, what? How much green space? How do we deal with  parking, signage, sidewalks, electrical wires, heights and colours of buildings?  We would like to hear from the public.  What do you see the lower area of Gibsons looking like in the next year ��� 5 years from  now ��� 10 years from now? If you have ideas, you may write them out and leave them with  any of the merchants on these pages, or  Watch for 'Open Meetings' to discuss your views.  Eagles & Whales Gallery  ��� Framed Canadian Prints  ��� Posters  ��� Decorator Art  ��� Custom Framing at Budget  Prices  ��� Sunshine Coast Photos  449 Marine Dr.. 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Ihe second is the well-  equipped, well-worn carpenter's  belt hanging from the trim waist  of none other than the director  Of the Driftwood Players' upcoming production of "Steel  Maitnolias."  Ted Price's eyes crinkle with  amusement at the writer's less  than firm grasp of the realities  of community theatre and their  budgetary constraints. The  director simply doesn't just...  well...direct. He also does  manual labour!  "Who actually chose 'Steel  Magnolias".' I suppose I did. I  mean, I put forward the play  for consideration, My Stage  Manager Bruce Milkes approached me about doing  another project together last  summer. We were both keen on  the idea���we'd done 'Crimes of  Ihe Heart' and 'The Diviners'  for the Driftwood Players."  Price wriggled about on the  uncomfortable bridge chair  he'd chosen over a large,  upholstered relic because, as he  said with a grin, "It is just a bil  loo throne-like for me."  "Magnolias was written by  an actor���Robert Harling���in  , three weeks. This was after he  . couldn't make il work as a  ; screenplay." The irony of Harl-  | ing's efforts ultimately becom-  ; ing a monster Hollywood hit  ; was not lost on Price, who smil-  ���ed appieciatively.  "It's a nice combination of  TED PRICE  commercial entertainment value  and theatrical substance���and  the rights finally became  available," noted the actor-  director, adding "It's not television for ihe stage���and there's a  force tending to push theatre in  that direction. Safe. Bland...  It's a play about love and  friendship, Ihe importance of  strength within the relationships  of these six women."  Price was enthusiastic rather  than concerned about the differences between the movie and  the stage play, although he  readily admitted that, "I guess  every director considers  people's expectations when  they're dealing with a vehicle  which has been (turned into) a  successful film���you know, will  audiences want only what  they're familiar with?"  $109,000  $ 99,900  $112,900  Contact Ham  TWIN OAKS  DEVELOPMENT CORP.  10%% financing, brand new 1620 sq.  ft. 3 bedroom townhome. Covered  balcony, 1 '/a bathrooms, soaker tub,  skylight, 5 appliances, mini-blinds,  carport.  Near new 3 bedroom townhome. 2  levels, 5 appliances, 1 '/<��� bathrooms,  skylight, mini-blinds, on crawl space,  carport.  Brand new one level townhome. No  stairs, fireplace, 5 appliances, mini-  blinds, Vh bathrooms, carport.  at UMNO, or 116-7111  To the contrary, claimed  Price. "Surprisingly enough,  even alter seeing the film version, people seem (willing) to let  go and get into the different  world of Ihe stage version quite  easily."  Price is quite pleased with the  cast he has assembled for Ihe  12-performance run. "It's really  unpredictable as to who will  show for auditions. This lime a  large number of women evinced  interest before we announced  the choice of material."  The director is asked why  casting half a dozen roles from  a large pool of hopefuls (a  do/en auditioned for  Magnolias') should prove all  that difficult.  "There's got to be a consis-  tenl level of truthfulness within  the imaginary circumstances in  I.ANIK I.eBI.ANC  the play," proclaimed Price,  slipping unconsciously into a bit  of down-and-diny, authentic  directorial jargon for a moment. "In other words, you  can't cast a 25 year old woman  if the role calls for a six year old  girl���even if you rouge the adult  up good, and slick her in a Barbie outfit! Fantasy, of course, is  a special genre. There's exceptions."  Talk about casting shifted to  the role of Annelle, the teenage  beautician played���obviously  with script alterations���by the  undeniably grown-up Daryl  Hannah. The stage version calls  for a 17 to 18 year old Annelle,  so Ted went shopping for a  youngster.  "I go into the schools a lol lo  recruit. I always know I'll find  one or two with the talent, the  hunger, the dedication. Carrie  Mahlman at Chatelech put me  on to Melanie." Price paused,  as if trying to shape a complex  memory into an easily  clarifiable image. "Expenses are  high on the show... nothing we  can trifle with...I have to look  for maturity and responsibility  in every actor I audition���and  it's especially important when it  comes to casting a youngster."  The high-decibel whine of a  circular saw danced an aural  duet with Price's next comment.  "There was a kind of...of  courage in Melanie's reading.  She didn't back away from the  emotions. This brought me  straight up in my chair."  A glance at his watch brought  Price straight oul of his bridge  chair. After all, the show opens  on February 6, less than two  weeks away as of this interview.  But Price the 'producer' surfaces for a moment: "I'd really  appreciate il if you could mention thai there seems to be a lol  of people who want lo see this  show. I urge people to come  early���in the run, that is���and  cancel the risk of not being able  to get a ticket."  Sinking casually down info a  chair at the Coast News' Sechelt  offices, 16 year old Melanie  LeBlanc nervously recalls the  kharmic quality of her rendezvous with what she strongly  hopes will evolve into an acting  career of substance and longevity-  "Thai morning I got  up���and I was feeling  really...dead! Couldn't find  anything...sloppy...lo wear...  not even my old sweats! " Ms.  LeBlanc starts to laugh, cups a  hand in front of her mouth. "I  wound up looking half-decent,  you know? I had this strange  feeling that something was going to happen that day...and..."  Her voice dropped, assuming  an appropriately...significant  appreciation of the subject at  hand. "I heard Ms. Mahlman's  voice saying 'Melanie LeBlanc,  come to the office'...And I  auditioned that very day!"  Melanie, exhibiting that particular kind of confidence which  has nothing to do with  ego���and which is "inc-  ulcaed" into adults at expensive self-help seminars���for-  Ihrightly stated that, "I think I  can handle (the role). There's  not a lot of lines so much as  there is physical body language.  I'm always on the stage. My  character is really insecure and  afraid to show her past."  Melanie toys wilh her long,  black hair (which, apparently,  Ted would have preferred  significantly shorter) and seems  to slip into another, wispier  aspect of her personal reality.  "I had a rotten past!" Precisely  who'd had a rotten past was  unclear until Melanie said, "I  was married to this, like, drug  dealer when I was very young.  He left me. Took my money.  Jewelry. Clothes���the car.  Which is how my .character  ���Annelle���wound up at  Truvy's Beauty Shop."  Working with five other  women, all older and more  theatrically experienced, wasn't  the ordeal Melanie's imagination had conjured. "At first I  felt intimidated by their  reading���their talent. But, ac-  Please turn to page 17  FRUGAL FASHIONS  Nearly New Ladies' Fashions  from Vancouver stock.  ���_Brand name, & Designer tyblis  ��� no PST    . . ,fno.GST,_..,  j  ��� only available once a montll j  Open Sat., Feb. 2  Noon - 6 pm  1491 Smith Road, Langdale  886-2924  Ctixjint tT   IIfinoLitEiLj  Cuxl  Ri'streh hing & i.irpi't ri-p.ii  885-4648  ProvincialEvrks  wilderness  Z FORTHE 90s  A joint program of BC Parks and Ihe BC forest  Service lo shape the future of parks and wilderness  systems in British Columbia.  Parks Minister John L. Savage and Forests Minister  Claude Richmond invite you to attend public  information sessions.  We'd like to tell you about Parks Plan 90 and the  Wilderness Area draft system plan, answer your  questions and hear your ideas. Have we identified the  right areas to protect? Are there other areas of  provincial significance?  If you wish to make a formal presentation, please  register by calling your BC Parks district office at  898-3678.  Public information sessions will be held throughout  the province. In your area, open houses begin at 3 pm,  followed by public meetings Beginning al 7:30 pm.  Garibaldi/Sunshine Coast  icb21   Squamish  Garibaldi Highlander Hotel,  40330 Tantalui Way  Open houses only will be held from 3-9 pm at:  Feb 13 Powell River     Powall River Rec Complex, 5000 Joyce  Feb 14  Sechelt Rorikwood Centre, 5511 Shorncllffe  Feb 20 Whistler WhUtfer Conference Centre,  4010 Whliller Way  Material will remain on display at regional locations  after all the meetings. Please send your written  comments before April 15 to:  Parks and Wilderness in the 90s  Box 77  800 Johnson Street  Victoria, B.C. V8V1X5  For more information, please call the BC Parks or  BC Forest Service office nearest you.  f��  Ministry of Parks  Ministry of Forests  <~xtw>4Ui>rt4' P/oattT  CQI TXTrMTVTi^C  "�����������        �����        i  i     mi   ���       B ���   i     mi*      m*   "*���  ���NWITILH  THE  ��H���W!  Book your advertising  space now.  The 1991 Sunshine Coasl Soundings magazine Is accepting advertising bookings  for Its new Summer edition. Space Is limited so don't delay.  Available on the newsstands May 7 this edition will be targetled at the coast's  huge influx of summer tourists. With articles and maps covering summer  activities, arts, crafts, wildlife, personalities and local history there Is  something for everyone.  Soundings will be sold at stores, motels, restaurants, resorts, marinas and  tourist booths on the whole Sunshine Coast as well as in Vancouver and  the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island and on BC Ferries.  Contact Ihe Glassford Press/Coast News offices in Gibsons 886-2622  or In Sechelt 885-3930.  Call today and reserve  your space.  DESIGN STUDIOS  ���^^^er^^^tMT^ee^m.nm* --...,,. ��� Coast News, January 28,1991  13.  |'Mother Nature" by artist Bob Sellmer is an example  uperb works forming the "Friends of the Gallery" show  irts Centre. -jMtv.iti.Mi  of Ihe  at the  photo  'Public Library.  .Hours:  ���Tues. 10'30-4pms  Weil. IO'30-lpm3  .Thurs. I030-7pm=fl  ES.1I. l030-4pm   I  ! Book Drop in Trail Bay Mall J  Gibsons  & District  Public Library i  Hour.:  Tues.  Wed.  Thurs.  Sal.  STORYTIME:   Wed  NEW ARRIVALS DAILY  Fall & Winter Fashion  Clearance Continues  50��/��  For Your Special     ,  Valentine Gift ���   /  Remember  iX/'fL.i'  V    S8S-2916    te-H  �����->]  New  Store Hours       10 ��� 5  Mon. - Sat.  PA!  Saga of Society Red  by Peter Trower  "There were still Wobblies in  the Woods then���and for a few  years afterwards. A one-armed  guy named Scotty Tannish was  one of them and 1 first met him  in this camp. He'd tell anyone  who'd listen to him about how  they fought for the 18 hour day  and better living conditions.  Although I didn't realize it at  the time, the Wobblies had  strong European and Communist connections. Words like  'bourgeois' were in common use  among barely-educated loggers.  That was a heritage of Wobbly  indoctrination. You don't hear  ordinary working-class people  talking like that nowadays. 1  remember hearing a Ukranian  rigging-slinger who'd worked in  the thirties, referring to someone who didn't like the bush as  a 'Bourgeois bastard!'  "I only worked at that first  camp for about eight weeks.  Then the place shut down for  snow. I didn't have much of a  stake and it was soon gone. The  Cowichan Lake camp was still  snowed in so I hired out to a  place called Highland Log, near  Echo Bay. It was a low-level  winter show, close to the water.  The hook-and-rig there was a  i Fnendly Counliy Legion ^  *^ Roberts  mi Creek  LEGION  Branch 219  Fri., Feb. 1ft   ,a  Sat., Fab 2      ^  RICH &  SINGLE  Friday Nite Dinners  Member, and Hone fid.       Mf*r  gu.lt. welcome OffaTJ  Grilled New York Steak  Sal. Night Dinners  BINGO ��� TUES. EVENINGS  ILic .750631  Kanaka���an outrageous character with wild Afro hair. He  worked at the Echo Bay beer  parlour in later years. Anyhow,  there was a hooktender in this  same camp named Hank Norton and he ended up firing me. I  was still green and not much  good, I'll have to admit. It was  a small camp and everyone had  to pull his weight."  Angry with himself over the  firing, Red determined to  buckle down and learn how to  be a proper logger. Moving  from camp to camp, he paid  close attention and gradually  worked his way up the ladder.  His great ambition was to  become a high-rigger. "During  this phase, the hook-and-riggers  would generally give you a  chance to help them up the tree.  I did this at every opportunity  and soon began to get the idea.  Before long I was hiring out as a  second rigger."  Red went up to Inglewood on  Vancouver Island in this capacity and here he ran into Hank  Norton again. "This was three  or four years after Echo Bay  and he'd forgotten me by this  time. He was supposed to hang  the rigging on a tree one Sunday  but he was either sick or  hungover so he asked me to do  it. I'd got to be a pretty fair rigger by this time���not the best  on the Coast or anything but 1  was good at hanging blocks. So  I rigged the tree for him. When  Hank came round to thank me,  I told him who I was. 'You fired  me one time', I said. 'Told me  I'll never make a goddamn log  ger. What do you think now?'  Hank had fired many men in his  time but he looked closely at me  and I guess he vaguely remembered. 'Well, kid', he said, 'I  figure I done you a favour giving you the axe. It must have  made you try harder.  ...lo be continued  Arts Centre news  SUNDAY CONCERT  Be sure to get your tickets for  'Songs of Love' at the Arts  Centre on February 3, at 2 pm,  before they're all gone. Seating  is limited for this performance/High Tea���events that  combine fine music and fine  food are very popular at the  Arts Centre. This time the vocal  talents of soprano Helene  McDonald and bass-baritone  William Kelly are accompanied  by Ailsa Zaenker for an afternoon of love songs from opera,  operatta and Broadway.  Waiters in tuxedos will pour  tea from a silver service. Tea  and dainties are included in the  $10 ticket price available at the  Arts Centre, and Talewind  Books in Sechelt, Coast  Bookstore   in   Gibsons   and  Seaview   Market   in   Roberts  Creek.  On Saturday, February 16,  Brian Tate will be giving an exciting new one day workshop in  Roberts Creek. The Vancouver  composer and music lecturer  will examine five composers  from five different periods who  changed the course of music:  Beethovan, Berlioz, Debussy,  Mahler and Stravinsky. No  musical knowledge is required  to enjoy this course, just a pair  of ears and an enquiring mind.  Brian will be discussing the  art, poetry and culture of each  composer's time with slides,  demonstrations at the piano and  selections from compact discs  and tapes.  Anyone interested should call  before February 6, at 885-7514,  at 7 pm.  Flv Vancouver to U.K.  from $898����  Must be booked by Match 16, 1991  Oihet restrictions apply.  Cruise to Vancouver  San Francisco. . from $439����cad  Los Angeles. .. from *549qo<  CAD  Acapulco. .. .from M249����cad  For more details call  '-�����"������;       INSURANCE TRAVEL '"�����  INSURANCE  886-2000  fled Crpri S./.icr r,om Friend/, Piof.monjii in Sunn,cir,r Mill. Gibson*  raiafnlllri  Tumi  B86-9255 rnmeem  -3"���T-  your guide  finest fnoraoi  r     i.i'   ��� **-  i   Aftstfngof.  and,  IRVINES LANDING MARINE PUB  We followed the road that wound its way up and down and around lakes, some still frozen,  others nol for Ihey were ocean inlets. We persisted through on our journey, sometimes wondering if we had not taken an incorrect turn as the miles passed and still we saw little civilization.  But as usual, I panic prematurely, when soon before us was Irvines Landing Marine Pub, a  handsome newly renovated building. Outside sit picnic tables for the warm summer months  when people wish to eat outdoors. The pub's interior decor is turquoise and wood���very  upbeat and clean. Large clean windows streamline the whole length of the pub so you can gaze  oul onto Pender Harbour and Frances Peninsula.  There's camping facilities to one side, a boat launch and small marina, and more picnic  tables to the other side. It's your one-stop shopping facility���that is for boaters.  Established as a trading post in 1865 by an English settler named Charles Irvine, it later  became the Irvines Landing Hotel and Store in 1898. At that time, it served early Union  Steamer settlers and loggers, but now is a yacht anchorage and vacation spot.  A grandfatherly waiter, smiling his very cordial greeting, welcomed us to Ihe pub. Draping  suspenders that held his rolled jeans, the most pleasant waiter was prompt with his service and  no sooner were we silting than we were sipping our cocktails.  Halibut and chips (S7.4S), with a ship-load of fries, so the menu claimed, was my companion's choice. She much enjoyed ihe large halibut pieces surrounded by a light batter. Both  pieces did in fact lay on a ship-load of fat fries.  1 had their corned beef on rye ($5.95) stacked high, as the menu claimed, along with a salad  that contained all the vegetables one can think of���tomato, red cabbage, carrots, onions, etc.  The sandwich stacked with an inch of very tender corned beef, was garnished with a dill pickle  and nicely satisfied my appetite.  Their menu offered a good variety of foods: burgers lo steak sandwiches; tiger prawns to hot  shrimp metis; three types of salads for the calorie conscious; soups and appelizers like chicken  wings, scallops, and shrimp. Next time, however, I'll attempt entry to this picturesque location on a yacht or a sailboat���ohl even a canoe would do just fine!  FAMILY DINING  Andy's Restaurant- Lunch and dinner specials every day. Closed Mondays.  Every Wednesday nighi is Prime Rib  Niglil. House specialties include veal  dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta, pir/a, Thai  food, and lots of NEW dishes. Don't  miss Andy's great Brunch Buffet every  Sunday from 1 lani-3 pm. Hwy 101, Gibsons. 886-3388. Open 11-9, Sun. closed  Mondays, ll-IOTucs.-Sai.  Arigato Sushi Japanese  Restaurant- Walk on the Langdale  ferry and join us for an exotic dining experience in Horseshoe Bay. Or, phone  ahead and we'll have your favourite  Japanese Delicacies ready for pick-up.  Choose from our wide variety of sumptuous traditional hot entrees or the many  fresh, expertly prepared and presented  items available from our sushi bar.  Hours: Tues.-Sun. & Holiday Mondays,  11::30am- 10:00pm. 6342 bay St.,  Horseshoe Bay, ph. 921-6300.  Cafe Pierrot- Comfortable atmosphere with warm, helpful staff.  Homemade pastas, quiches and daily  specials are all prepared with the freshest  ingredients - both healthful and delicious.  Our whole wheat bread and scrumptious  desserts are baked fresh daily, on the  premises. Outside dining, lake out orders  for the beach and cappucino are  available. The Coast's bistro...as unique  as   the   Coasl   itself.   Mon.   -   Sat.  9am-5pm.Closed Sunday, Teredo  Square, Sechelt. Phone ahead for your  lunch! 885-9962.  Coast Club Cafe- Bright, open,  casual dining for breakfast and lunch.  Fresh is the order of the day for all of our  menu Items. Big burgers, pasta dishes,  Mexican specials, sandwiches, salads and  a variety of daily features. An adult environment with European flair, which offers dining at reasonable prices. Open  from 5 am daily. Join us for weekend  brunch. 5519 Wharf Ave., Sechelt,  885-9344. Visa and Mastercard accepted -  seating for 60.  Francs' Dining Lounge - Join us  for family dining at Frances' Dining  Lounge at die Pender Harbour Hotel on  Highway 101. The atmosphere is comfortable, the staff warm and friendly, and  the menu excellent. We are open Monday  to Friday 6:30 am to 10 pm and Saturday  and Sunday 8 am to 10 pm. Friday and  Saturday are Prime Rib nites; look for  other great specials on Sunday. Enjoy a  view of the harbour and remember that  private parties can be arranged. Call  883-9330.  fttd-A-Wiy Reataujaat- Bring the  whole family and join us for great dining  at the Haid-A-Way Restaurant In Gibsons Motor Inn, on Hwy. 101 at Park  Rd. Our friendly, helpful staff and warm,  pleasant atmosphere will add to your enjoyment of our excellent breakfast, lunch  and dinner menu, which includes a  children's section. We're open Mon. to  Sun. from 6 am until 10 pm. On Sunday  our regular breakfast menu is offered  from 6-10 am, our dinner menu is in effect from 2:30-10 pm, and from 10 am  -2:30 pm, in addition to our regular lunch  menu, we offer a fabulous 'Buffet  Brunch' featuring a scrumptuous salad  bar, a different selection of hot and cold  entrees each week, and showcasing some  of Chef Mario's sculptures. Eat to your  heart's content for only $8.95. For reservations, 886-4501. 55 Seals plus banquet  room. Visa and Mastercard accepted.  The Omega Ploa, Steak And  Lobster House - With a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. You'll often see  Bruno Gerussi, former star of the  Beachcombers, dining here. Menu includes pioa, pasta, steaks and seafood.  Steaks and seafood are their specialties.  Banquet facilities available. Very special  children's menu. Average dinner for two:  $20. Reservations recommended. Located  in Gibsons Landing at 1538 Gower Point  Rd. 886-2268. Open for Lunch Mon.  ���Fri., 11:30-2:30; Dinner Daily 4-9 pm,  Fri. & Sat.,'til 10 pm.  The Parthenon Greek Tavern*  Located on the esplanade in downtown  Sechelt. We specialize in Greek Cuisine,  fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, and pizza.  Open 6 days a week - Tues. through  Thurs., from It am -10 pm and Fri. 4  Sat., II am - II pm. We are open for  lunch - try our daily luncheon specials.  Lunch is served from II am - 3 pm.  Reservations recommended. We also  have lake-out - pizza, ribs, pasta, Greek  food and much more! 885-1995 or  885-2833. Katherina - Hostess.  Backeddy Pub - Enjoy the beautiful  waterfront view (eagles and hummingbirds are a common sight) from the  Backeddy Marine Pub. Enjoy the deck as  well as the separate family dining area,  both with a relaxing atmosphere. Bring  your   appetite   for   our   home-style  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  BkW Heron Inn- For dinners only.  Fully licenced. Wednesday to Sunday,  Spm lo 9pm. Closed for lunch. Closed  from December 24 to February 2.  For reservations phone Laurie or  Heather. 885-3847.  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 recom-  mended. Roberts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays A Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 seats.  Restaurant ��� on the  rith one of ihe most spectacular views in Gibsons, the Mariners'  specializes in fresh and live seafood, and  also often a full range of lunch and dinner entrees. Both menus change daily,  wilh delicious daily specials. Marine  Drive, Gibsons Landing, 886-2334. Monday to Saturday: Lunch 11-3, Monday to  Saturday: Dinner 5-10 and Sunday 5-9,  Sunday Brunch 11-3.100 seals. V. M.C.  The Terrace at Bonniebrook-With  an ocean panorama, The Terrace at Bon-  niebrook, located on the waterfront at  Gower Point, offers superb West Coast  cuisine in a picturesque and relaxing lodge  setting. For those seeking finer dining and  a higher standard of service we offer fresh  local BC food, expertly prepared and  presented in a varied menu of appetizers,  entrees and desserts for lunch and dinner.  Follow Gower Point road lo Ocean Beach  Esplanade. Now closed for our winter  break. To book special events, please call  886-2887. Watch for our spring reopening.  The Wharf - Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  from every table. Continental cuisine and  seafood at its best. Sunday Brunch from  II am - 2 pm. Fully licensed and air-  conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101. Davis Bay. 885-7285.  Skookumburger or our great tish & chips.  Dinner is served from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30  p.m. Located >/i mile north of Egmont  on Maple Road.  CedaR Neighbourhood Pub -  Great food every day all day. Appetizers  and full menu along with terrific daily  specials, available 'till 9 pm every night.  We're known for our great atmosphere  and good times. Sun. - Thurs. open 'till  midnight, Fri. & Sat. open 'till I am.  Visa, Mastercard and reservations accepted. 886-8171.  Irvine's Landing Marine Pub -  Excellent lunches, dinners and appetizers  served in a friendly and casual waterfront  pub setting overlooking the mouth of  Pender Harbour. Prime rib every Saturday. Free moorage available for boaters  visiting with us. We're located at Ihe end  of Irvine's Landing Road, and we're open  7 days a week from 11 am to 11 pm. Pub  open llam-llpm. Kitchen open I lam-  10pm. Call 883-1145.  EAT IN ��� TAKE OUT  Ernie t Gwen's Drive In- Take  out, or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks, ice  cream. Free home delivery within 4 miles,  after 6 pm only, on $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under $10. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  886-7813. Senior girls B-ball  A busy, successful season  Lighthouse Pub Flashers (1991), following their heroic efforts at Victoria's Pacific Cup Tournament.  Left to right, (back row) Barry Wingfleld, Dan Piotrowski, Wayne Sacca, Cord Pollock, Mark Benson, Pat Cromie, Ryner Kuntzi. (Front Row) Rand Rudland, I.C. Blanleil, Gordy Ross, Eddy  Berinstein, Al Calwell, Brett McGillivray, Kevin Hayes.  An oldtimers' rookie  hy Mark Benson  Last weekend, the  Lighthouse Pub Old-Timers Ice  Hockey Team journeyed to Victoria, BC for the 15th Annual  Pacific Cup. Since the Tournament's inception in 1976, il has  grown from 52 teams to this  year's record 100 learns, which  makes this the largest "Gentlemen's" (as we prefer to be called) tournament in the world!  Teams are assigned to one of  eight levels of play. If your team  is relatively successful, it is mov-  ed up to a higher level at the  next sanctioned tournament.  Teams that are not competitive  in (heir delegated division are  assigned to a lower level of play  at the next tournament, thus  assuring competitive hockey,  which is the name of the game.  Old-Timers' Hockey (or  should 1 say Gentlemen's���il  helps us feel younger) is Ihe  fastest growing team sport in  Canada. You have to be a  minimum of 35 years of age.  There is now a 50 years and  over league with many men  playing well into their sixties!  Now that  I  am  35  years  young, I feel that I have a new  lease on my hockey playing life  and look forward to a hopefully  long and illustrious career. This  was my first Old-Timers' tournament. I was a rookie again.  The last time I was a rookie was  15 years ago when I came out of  Minor Hockey and began playing in commercial leagues. The  next (and last) time I will be a  rookie is when I em eligible for  50 years and over hockey, 15  years from now, if my legs hold  out thai long.  In our first game wc played  the Port Alberni Old Puckers.  Ryncr Kuntzi scored two goals  but we ended up losing a heart-  breaker, 3-2.  Our second game was against  Ihe Coquitlam Capitals. Gord  Pollock scored a pair of goals  and defenceman Wayne Sacco  chipped in a single tally. Final  score Capitals 5 - Lighthouse 3.  The third game was against  last year's champions, the Edmonton Old Slicks. This was  our chance to redeem ourselves.  Ryner Kuntzi notched a pair of  goals while J.C. Blanleil and  Pat Cromie bagged singles, but  it just wasn't in the cards and  we bowed out of the tournament with a 5-4 loss.  We were in a position to win  any or all of our games if we  clicked together as a team and  the stage was set for someone to  be a hero. But that's what  hockey is all about.  Exercise, comradeship, and  the odd cold one blend together  to form lasting memories.  Gentlemen's Hockey is indeed a  national pastime.  The Chatelech Senior Girls  Basketball team has been enjoying a busy and successful season  to date. The season began with  an eight team tournament at  Seycove Secondary in Deep  Cove. With fine play by Candy  Clark and red-hot shooting by  Nikki Acton the team went 2-2  and finished a well-earned  fourth place. Both the referees  and opposing coaches commented on the Chatelech girls'  hard work coupled with fair  Play.  The team began the new year  with a tournament in Vancouver at Handsworth Senior  Secondary. The prospect of  playing much larger schools did  not seem to daunt the girls and  they opened with a come from  behind, one point victory over  Burnaby South.  Outstanding defense from  Jackie Sager and Crystal Dixon  as well as some clutch baskets  by Katherine Denham paved the  way for the girls' victory. The  girls reached the finals but had  to settle for second place, losing  to the excellent host team. Carla  Wellings played extremely well  in a hard fought loss.  The very next weekend saw  the team in Pemberton for a  seven team tournament. The  girls began with a 32-20 win  over Seycove. Beren Tomkies  and Jeannette Gory dominated  the paint en route to the first  victory. A hard fought game  against Pemberton followed  with the girls coming up a few  points short. The final score  was 43-35 with the enthusiastic  Pemberton fans making it a truly exciting game. The girls were  determined to win the game for  the third place trophy and win  they did!  A stellar 28 point performance by Candy Clark, again  selected to the all-star team, and  all around good play by Nicole  Jackson earned the team third  place and a 50-37 victory over  Lilloett. Two grade eight girls,  Devon Brown and Erica Acton,  traveled with the team this trip  and played very well against the  much older and more experienced girls. Both contributed to the  cause with good defense and  even managed to score a few  points.  Other team members are  Maria Peters, Katrina Gleadow  and Claire Smith. Coaches Tom  Daniels and Danny Jakobs are  proud of the team's achievements to date and the team is  looking forward to  demonstrating their skills in  front of the home fans.  Skaters working  Sunshine Coast Figure Skating Chib It gearing up for their  Spring Carnival, Much 10, showcaring the ikifc of lMaspir-  Ing skaters to the theme, "Working for a Living".  During the month of January, volunteers will be canvut-  Ing for community support while parents an busy making  costumes and props. For carnival Information or often of  support please contact: Eleanor Weston al M5-3736, Karen  Dunn at 885-3727, Linda Patrick at M5-7742, or Marilyn  Fowler at 885-7532. 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ELECTRIC WATER HEATER  $20 REBATE REMINDER  PUrctaseMenenjy-smring electric  wuer healer and get a $20 rebate from  BC. Hydro.  Your installer has the details.  * IISOd.iOTUiHipplKionlya)Gai(>mveriion  offer. Offer valid on inMallatkmt made Junel,  ItnihrottshMatckll.tni.  "Only .Mar heaien nil. a "Finer Saan" label  effUM by mantfacrareiB eieufy. Oner valid  ��a puTchaeie tatdt fwM i, in* aaaaa  fweWilMI.  ~ ...-��- ~ ** - - Coast News, January 28,1991  15.  Local  sailor  and crew  excel  by Stuart Bumstde  The Sunshine Coast may not  have Dennis Connor to brag  about, but it does have Patrick  La Grandeur. And he's a much  nicer guy than Dennis apparently is.  La Grandeur, a resident of  Roberts Creek and employee of  Howe Sound Pulp and Paper, is  a member of the Gibsons Yacht  Club and an avid sail boat  racer. Together with his intrepid  crew of fellow racing enthusiasts, La Grandeur finished  third overall in the Division  "C" of the 1990 Pacific Handicap Racing Fleet (PHRF)  tournaments.  The skipper modestly  acknowledges the potential for  a first place division finish in the  foreseeable future.  La Grandeur noted that the  PHRF tournaments are divided  into racing categories according  to the size of one's boat. The  categories range from 'A' to  'E', so La Grandeur's own division 'C stature is not a reflection of his abilities, but rather  an indication of his boat's  overall length. Prophetically  christened "Glory", it is a 34  foot sloop.  The races, staged in English  Bay as well as in areas of the  Georgia Strait, are held about  once a month through the racing season (mid-March to mid-  October) and cover distances of  five to 135 miles. Sometimes  three 'heats' are held on one day  wilh the average of the three being counted as one race.  As for actually winning a  race, victory does not come  easily. "Most of the competition (as many as 15 boats in a  given race) have sailed the same  waters for some time and know  how to work the currents," said  La Grandeur, adding that his  own knowledge of the tidal currents in the racing areas is, and  has to be, extensive.  Some of the technical factors  contributing to victory, as cited  La Grandeur's sloop "Glory", as seen In action.  On the Rocks  by Harry Turner  by La Grandeur, are a clean  boat (La Grandeur, also a scuba  diver, cleans the bottom of his  boat before every race) and  good sails. He noted that those  who manufacture the sails were  more than willing to improve  the quality of their product  almost annually.  But, while clean boats, high-  tech sails and knowledge of  tidal currents are well and good,  La Grandeur attributes the  lion's share of his success to his  six to eight person crew, some  of whom have raced with him  for over 10 years. "You need a  dedicated crew," he said, "and  I've got one of the best."  While it is most assuredly a  competitive spirit and desire to  win that propels La Grandeur  and crew to excellence, La  Grandeur said that his most ex-  hilerating moment in racing  came "not from a hard fought,  narrowly contested victory, but  from the weather encountered  on one particular race, the  'Swiftsure', back in '82."  The Swiftsure is the season  opener,'a 135 ' mile sprint  originating in Victoria. During  the race in question, high winds  and accompanying turbulent  waters on the return run forced  the "broaching" of many of the  competing boats.  Explains La Grandeur:  "Broaching occurs when, after  descending from the crest of a  large wave, the following wave  breaks over the bow of the boat  causing it to be turned sideways  and capsize." Broaching, according to the Glory's skipper, is  an understood hazard of racing  and the boat can easily be  righted.  Of this particular race, La  Grandeur says, "Boats all  around us were going over like  bowling pins. We went over  twice and almost (went over) a  dozen more."  Still, 'Glory' finished in the  middle of a 60-pack!  When asked if it was embarrassing to have one's boat  "broach", La Grandeur said  that it was something that  should happen at least twice a  year, because if it doesn't it  means "you're not pushing  your boat hard enough."  Reining in, however, has  never been one of Patrick La  Grandeur's problems. Bringing  along enough dry clothing is, of  course, another story.  When do you sweep a stone?  Even the most experienced  curlers have trouble with this  one. Here are some general  rules that can be followed  however.  Learn to be able to grasp the  condition of the ice quickly and  be alert to any change in conditions. In the early ends of a  game, the ice is usually heavier  because of frost and the fresh  pebble.  During the game ice conditions change because of a variety of factors. Be aware of the  dehumidifier; if it kicks in, the  humidity will drop usually making the ice a little slower for a  while.  Also the number of curlers on  (he sheets have an effect on the  ice conditions. If there are lots  of curlers out on the ice, the ice  is usually keener and if you are  the last team to leave the ice, the  ice will often be slower because  the temperature will drop.  This really shows up in the  national championships where  the arena stands may be full or  empty. As the stands empty,  drastic changes can take place in  the ice.  Know exactly what shot the  skip has called for and the  weight required for Ihe execution of the shot. Slower shots  usually require more sweeping  than faster shots. Commence  sweeping immediately if there  isn't sufficient weight. Fast  shots may require sweeping if  ihey are off line when they are  released. Remember a rock  moves off line less the w-- it is  swepl.  Follow and keep close watch.  Beginners often leave a stone if  Ihey are called off sweeping or  if they figure Ihe rock is doing  fine. This is often a fatal  mistake because the rock may  suddenly catch something and  need immediate help. This is  especially true on frosly or dirty  ice. Keep a light sweeping motion in the path of a critical  stone if the weight is close to  what is required so that any  foreign matter in the path of the  stone is removed.  Keep in touch with the skip  during the sweeping. The outside sweeper should continually  look up to judge the distance to  the house and also relay any  messages from the skip to the  inside sweeper. It h not a good  idea for an inside sweeper to  look up or they might burn the  stone. The skip in the house is  the one who calls the line and  the sweepers should be judging  the weight. Signal the skip if  there is more than enough  weight to complete the shot.  Strikes & spares  CLASSIC:  Pit Prat  330-701  Rita Johnston  272-167  Rick Nelson  22145*  Punljinudcn  26M76  Steve Uowter  27*463  Bern adelle Paul  319-1006  JeffMakatter  269-7(0  KoyBrantrom  265-919  RoyBrenslrom  314-76*  TUES. COFFEE:  NIGHT OWLS:  Je.nl.uaN  SOt-630  Oeu Martin  24742*  Fdm Bnwdrn  21*431  Ron Webber  219-744  SWINGERS:  SECHELT G.A.'S  Dorothy Hanson  256-673  Betty lleBmyn  25*407  GIBSONS 'A':  Merle Hately  360-791  MkheleSainbury  217431  Andylestte  250433  Sara Brown  240431  IkHl Webster  2524*1  trrr.n.n Reynolds  262-740  Y.B.C. PEEWEES:  Hoy RraiHtrom  307-747  LynetteBainerd  111-221  SMHIGH-OFFS:  Jennifer Harrison  15*265  Brentta Husband  214402  BANTAMS:  Kit. Sadiwsk)  257436  Jessica Sanxsler  167-470  BALL * CHAIN:  JUNIORS:  Gloria Tourfany  25*493  Tyson Cross  232-512  PamLumsden  294-714  Chris Voll  in-518  John H.rl  162432  Krisloff Roepke-Todd  267-737  Jules Gaudmult  240452  SENIORS:  KusscH Robinson  252472  DeMie Davidson  240416  PHIINTASTIQUE  Jason Ruck  2M-542  Darlene Humbled  272436  Shane Cross  213-569  Roberts Creek Elementary Girls 'A' volleyball won out over a  field of 24 teams from across the province in the BC Invitational  January 19. Pictured back row, left to right, are Janakl Borns-  teln, Lesley Stoochnoff, Meegan McGillivray and Amber  Schuks; bottom row left: Tara Boragno, Alicia McLeod and  Jessica Dayton. And, of course. Coach Barry Krangle.  ���Joel Johnstone photo  SUNSHINE COAST  MEN'S SOFTBALL LEAGUE  Annual General Meeting  Monday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 pm  Wilson Greek Community Hall  - Election of New Executive  - '91 League Format  All players and team reps  are encouraged to attend.  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Land Clearing & Development  Cam Mackenzie  IP bcfgrrigs Schedule ���  ( CENTURY ROCK  885-5910  VANCOUVER-SfCHELT PCNINSULA  >Wi-VWi:i\-arvT,-w_,.  JERVIS INLET  EABLS COVE   SAITERY BAY  Lv. Langdale Lv. Horseshoe Bay  6:20 am      2:30 pm 730 am      3:30 pm  8:30 IvV       4:30 9:30 M        5:30 M  10:30 6:30 11:30 7:25 M  12:25 pm M 8:20 M 1:15 pm      9:15  M tfinmi Mivtrick lui  Lv. Earli Cove Lv. Saltery Bay       |  6:40 am      4:30 pm 5:45 M     3:30 pm |  8:20 6:30 7:35        5:30 M  10:30 8:30 g:25M     7:30  12:25 pmM 10:20 M 1130       g.30  ���NOit TMrauna  "Fan Term" rwi aa  laUail t Hawaii  816-9311  lor rolormjttol.  commims a complaints  ROUTE I  (via North Rd a Saacol. Gower PI & Franklin. Lower Bui Stop)  trtPMl  Mil 5:45  7:45  9:45  11:45  1:45  3:45  5:45  7:41  Arrival  Fury Tt*.  at ta ran. arrival  'ekl He Ferry  6:10  8:10  10:10  12:10  2:10  4:10  1:10  1:10  Gibsons Bus Schedule  *Connieti 1:30 Firry run  "Oil IE 2  lila Bonnrioiook. Woodcreek. SC Mom Home Park)  Oipirt Arrlvi  Mil 7:00' 3:00        Mill 7:30   3:30  9:00   5:00 9:30   5:30  11:00   7:00 iuo   7:30  1:00 i:3g  FARES Adults Seniors Children Stud. Comm Tickili  Oul ol Town   $150    $100      .75    $100        $1 25/rldo  in Town .75        75      75        75  These transportation schedules sponsored by  SuRcmf Agencta*  INSURANCE TRAVEL  886-2000 886-9255  Had Carpal Service From Frlattdlf Prolaaalonala In Sunnrcraat Hall, Olbaona.  I  Tp\  WrWt    j  j  SECHELT FIRE PLACE LTD.  GAS ���PELLET* WOOD  Complete Solos Si Installations  SHOWROOM Op*n Tu*i.-Sat.  . 1356 Wharf Rd. (acrom from Bub Depot) 885-7171 j  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  > Quality B.B. Q's  SOI 005-2360  *��     Hwy 101, across St.  PROPANE INC. from Big Mac's, Sechelt,  CLEANING  -CertUitd-  rp*OP*Hl  NftT.CM^  Peninsula Coir  ' Olav Camlem 885-7340'  INSTALLATION  SERVICE  fc, lllllaW.1111111  CONVERSION  APPLIANCES Coast News, January 28,1991  17.  j    I 'Concert for kids' support  I .PaH Editor: Irarunnrrntinn pnH nf thp nm.  Editor:  'Concerts for Kids' 1990  would like to extend gracious  thanks to Howe Sound Pulp  and Paper for the funding  which enabled 250 students  from the entire Sunshine Coast  to enjoy the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at the Or-  pheum Theatre. Also great appreciation to the following local  businesses which sponsored the  transportation end of the program: Super Valu, Shop-Easy,  South Coast Ford, Sunshine  GM, Mid-Coast Dental Clinic,  Sechelt Dental Centre, Dr. Don  Bland, Gibsons Building Supplies, Blue Wave Cabs, Russell  Crum Law Office, Law Office  of Welsh & Gray, Gibsons  Animal Hospital, Wal-Ven  Autobody, AC Building Supplies and IGA Foodliner.  Our 1991 program commences February 1, again sponsored by a generous Howe  Sound Pulp and Paper donation. We look forward to the  support of local businesses for  the transportation costs.  Nanci Gaudry, Volunteer  Coordinator  Liberty Landry  Serv Molidegei  Zac McManos  Conrad Juraschka  Sunshine Coast  'ICES  DIRECT  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  MARINE SERVICES  *******  SALES * INSTALLATION  * Commercial & Residential *  ��� Carpet & Resilient Flooring*  K ....... ���   pnone  'Some8118-08680'  shoppy       SHOWROOM  5601 Hwy. 101, Sechelt  . 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Outboard  ^^^���J^tJ^L a, Horn drlva rebuilding  DIVER      ^^H Located at  BOAT        V        Smilty's Marina, Gibsons  HAULING SHOP886-7T11    RES. falS-SfMO^,  SluU dathat ��r HUbAoUUxu Ca  TOM STYLES 885-4648  Steam Cleaning of Carpet ��� Upholstery  Flood ft Water Damage Removal  Restretch * Carpet Repelre  "FREE ESTIMATES"  S.nrlr.0 Pm.II Rlw-Sunaimre Coat  JACOBS1N FBEDS  64812 Norwest Bay Road  888-9869  We carry a complete line of   Animal Feeds & Supplies     'the growing people'.  <LetUVL to- ths, ���dltot  Young people applauded  Editor:  Seeing our young people have  the courage to stand up and be  counted on the controversial  Mid East crisis gave me a sense  of hope for the future; and it  did take me back to my school  days when we also had a very  controversial "Spanish Revolution" crisis.  I clearly remember having to  make notes in school on "Current Events" and yet my  Catholic friend Gerald Bowman  and I, after reading the same  newspapers and listening to the  radio, came out with extremely  opposite views.  From what I had read and  heard, Hitler was sending  bombers into Spain to Tight  against a democratically elected  government; and that with the  backing of our Prime Minister  of Canada, MacKenzic King.  The other similarity is that  the Jewish people were involv  ed; but First let me mention that  supposedly Mackenzie King,  before becoming Prime  Minister of Canada, had been a  strike breaker for Ford Motor  Company, and I've been told  that "Henry" the founder had  no love for Jews. I happened to  mention this to my niece who  had made an in depth study of  the "Jewish People" and she  nodded in agreement. Many  countries believed the Jews were  getting too much Financial  power.  On looking at the past and  the present, it seems that the  more things change, the more  Ihey remain the same; and that  more people have been killed in  the name of God than in the  name of the Devil.  The British Government  pretended to be surprised in  1939 when Hitler put his war  machinery into high gear���and  yet in 1936 on Ihe train on my  way from Saskatchewan to  Pioneer Gold Mines in BC, I  had the experience of talking  with a British gentleman who  said he was from the "British  Navy" and in his very British  accent he said he was going i o  Esquimau to teach the RCNVR  and asked me to come with him.  He said there's a war coming,  and you'll be a commissioned  officer in no time; but our family was not very militaristic so I  went to work in the mines In  October of 1936.  If the spirit of those "High  School Students" can penetrate  the minds of the governing  bodies of the world, then there  is hope for the future. Personally, I haven't been able to decide  God's gender���or whether God  is black, white, yellow, red or  maybe even a little pink���but I  do regularly thank God for  good health and happiness.  Marv Volen  It's not exactly lions lying down with lambs, folks, but it is a peaceful local scene near Ruby Lake,  and pleasant lo look at during these turbulent times. -Aaa Cook photo  Share some time with young  Editor:  Recently someone asked me  why I'm spending so much  energy on the Gibsons Teen  Centre, when my children are  still young and I've lived here  less than a year. My involvement stems from the memories  of Gibsons as an infrequent  visitor almost 17 years ago.  A picturesque selling, lots of  healthy energetic young people  with nowhere to go. Cars cruising around and around, and  trouble waiting to happen.  Young people anxious to get  away and see what ihey were  missing.  Combine lhal with the personal confusion of family  break-ups, their search for independence and direction, the  pressures of study, friends and  money... Teens haven't changed much and I don'l envy their .  youth.  I give my lime and skills to  secure a place for them. A place  to meet and relax. Not to escape  from all the con fusion... but to  reflect and share their thoughts  and energy. A place to feel  welcome.  After seeing ihe sad faces of  their evening vigil in protest of  ihe war, I feel even more determined. More determined to  shake up the complacency in  this community.  You needn't be a parent or a  person with special skills or  training. We don't ask for a  long term commitment. Just an  extra pair of hands for a project, someone lo make phone  calls, write a letter, or supervise  an evening al the drop-in centre.  We also need space lo store furniture thai has been donated.  Until we have our own facili  ty we plan to hold a once a  month activity in the Marine  Room, located under Gibsons  Library, on Saturday evenings.  ,i  Gibsons Outreach Society t|  also up against the usual red  tape, community and council  policy concerns. Perhaps all you  have to share is information or  the contacts that only you can'  provide. I won't use the word  'volunteer' because that's sure  to scare you away...but please;  share some time and energy fori  the young people here in our;  community. Please contact Jan.  at 8136-8918, Anne at 886-70381  or Louise at 886-3452.  Jan Bryant  Committee Chairman  Gibsons Teen Outreach Society]  Note: Please refer to the Coait  News Notice Board for the next  Outreach meeting.  Children's legacy destroyed  Editor:  : J War���when I was a child, liv-  I ing where 1 am now in Port  Mellon, I remember the World  War II. The black-outs; the  women's service clubs knitting  and sending goodies in packages  lo the troops; the men playing  soldier in the militia; the rations; the War Bonds and the  news reels before the main  feature at a movie.  Then there was the Korean  War. 1 was a teenager wilh a  boyfriend in the Navyj I could  cry a little when he left on his  Driftwood  Players  present  'Magnolias'  Continued from page 12  tually, I'm treated like more  than a cast member. I feel sort  of like a... a niece, you know? I  feel real comfortable around the  others. Karen���who plays  Truvy���invited me lo stay al  her place���so I wouldn't have  to drive back to Pender where I  live. Like, I really fell like Annelle when she invited me lo do  that! Truvy does basically Ihe  same thing for Annelle. It has  made getting into the character  easier for me."  The novice actress and interviewee ("This is my very first  tjme being interviewed!") was  relaxed enough to indulge in a  little free associating. "I've  always wanted to do this and  everyone who knows me knows  "this, so I've been gelling things  like 'Remember me when  you're at the lop' or 'I'll be  your butler or your maid' or  (giggles) 'When you're rich and  famous, invite me over' and I  feel real inspired when people  express their support thai way  but it scares me too���I don't  want to be a failure, right? 1 just  say 'I wish' to myself and let it  go at that.  "Oh, and I never get to talk  on the phone anymore.  Weekends aren't as free as they  used to be. My school marks  (inhales sharply, with conviction) are suffering a bit, but  nothing I can't handle, Mom!  Dad!"  Ms, Melanie "Annelle"  LeBlanc laughs uncontrollably  and makes windmill motions  with her hands before composing herself enough to add, "But  it's only for a short time���and  it's worth it, she added hastily!"  Didya hear that, Mom? Dad?  ship and-people would sympathize with me.  .  And Vietnam. 1 lived in the  city and knew draft dodgers and  participants, but it wasn't my  war.  Now, the Gulf Crisis. We are  part of it, like it or not. I will be  a Peace Activist throughout this  crisis. But there is one thing lhal  I urge each person who cares  about the end lo all wars lo do,  to write both the Canadian and  United Slates governmenls and  insist that the military does not  censor the media reporting the  horrors of this insanity. Because  I believe thai, seeing the  destruction of bodies, minds,  souls and countries, we as a  human race might come lo our  senses and work as a unified  world. Then maybe, this  devastation of humanity and  the earth might stop.  I ask the forgiveness of the j  children, for it is iheir legacy!  that my generation is destroy-  ing.  For uncensored journalism, j  Janet Calder, Port Mellon  The Sun.hlne  is a member of the  Canadian  Community  Newspapers  Association  (+5to  dedicated to presenting the  news of this community to  Its readers.  Joan Reekie, C.G.A.  Announces a new public accounting practice serving the  Sunshine Coast in finance, accounting, tax and computers.  885-6354 (7-12 noon)  Ministry of Transportation & Highways  HIRED EQUIPMENT  REGISTRATION  The Ministry of Transportation and Highways in the  Howe Sound District is compiling its Hired Equipment List and advises all persons or companies  wishing to have their rentable equipment such as  trucks, backhoes, loaders, excavators, graders,  rollers, scrapers, or tractors listed, that they should  contact the Sub-District Office at 1016 Seamount  Way, Gibsons, B.C., VON 1V0, (Phone: 886-2294).  Previously listed equipment mutt be reregistered. New  registration forms are available at the Sub-District Office  in Gibsons at the above address.  Current policy will not permit the hiring of equipment  that is not registered with the Ministry. This Ministry will  be hiring local equipment (where available) for projects in  their area  Deadline for registration In the District la March 15,1991.  Applications received after this date will be added to the  bottom of Hiring priority lists, and consequently may not  receive a share of the available work.  T.M. Forsyth  District Highways Manager  Howe Sound/Sunshine Coast  Dated at Gibsons  this 21st day of January, 1991.  m  Province at  British Columble  Ministry ol Transportation  end Highways  ��� .  ffl  *  mm  leVlll l     r ~CP  ^<JA!>I NtWS CLASSIFIEDS V  ^o  .Mil  Homes &.  Property  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Recreation a Rttirtnunl  ��� Relocation  FRaU  CATALOGUE  5686 Cowrie St . Box 1219  Sechell, BC VON 3A0  885-3211 FAX 885-2899  Van Toll Free 684-8016  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  - IN PENDER HARBOUR -  Marina Pharmacy 883-2888  AC Building Supplies 8839551  - IN HALFMOON BAY -  B & J Store 885-9135  - IN SECHELT -  The Coast News2  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  - IN DAVIS BAY -  Peninsula Market 885-9721  - IN WILSON CREEK -  Wilson Creek Campground 8855937  - IN ROBERTS CREEK -  Seaview Market 885-3400  - IN GIBSONS -  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS 3:00PM FRIDAY  Pender Harbour view lol. serviced  to border, uncleared. $29,900  270-2958/883-9095. #4sr  Modern 2 bdrm home on  acreage, private, no reas otter  relused. trade commercial or  sailboat 883-2977 Msr  WATtRFRONT^  54' lol ��� 80 year lease  Keats  Island Try your offer 886-2694  #4Sf  1700 sq It. Panabode rancher,  ocean vie*, genuine bargain al  $120,000 Drive by 950 Cheryl  Ann Park Road (Lower Road.  Roberts Creek) and phone lor  [ appl lo view 886-2694,     Msr  Lot 23 Central Rd . 50*105.  view, level. 3 km to lerry  872-1064. #02sr  Cochrane Road, good large  building lot. close lo marina 8  beaches, $27,500 885-4501  *02sr  Homes &.  Property  Clow to Buch.  Beautiful 3 bedroom rancher on  Feeney Rd.. in Soames Point  Close to ferry. Spacious kitchen  w/nook; 2 balhs; large garage;  nice yard with partial view. By  owner $149,000 Oilers  886-7830 #TFN  In MemorUm  II Announcements  Unique 3 bdrm. 3 bath home,  spectacular view, appiox. 2500  sq. fl 883-9418/988-4310.  #4sr  Easy to care lor. 3 bdrm rancher  close lo all amenities. Uppei Gibsons $96.500.886-7378    #3s  BV OWNER  Neat 3 bdrm. rancher on  crawlspace Large lenced lol.  workshop, concrete driveway,  near Cedar Grove School  $109,000 886-9141,  TFN  Open  House  4086 Browning Rd.,  Sechelt  Sun., Fob. 3rd  1 to 3 pm  Gibsons Realty  Lindsay Beynon  886-2277  Home 886-9339  4.7 Acres, smaller house, guest  collage, workshop, studio,  warehouse, wood and garden  sheds, privacy plus. By owner.  886-3084 TFN  Gerry and Irene Veale are Ihtilled  lo announce Ihe arrival ol their  daughier Candice Alyse on  January 15. 1991 al 4 01 am.  weighing 9lbs 1oz Proud grandparents are Gerry & Deity  Edgecombe ol Gibsons and Gordon & Helen Veale ol Burnaby. A  super big thanks to Dr. Lehman  and lo the assisting Dr 's Also,  thanks lo Ihe nursing stall at St  Mary's���Vou were terrific!     #4  Blair. Trevor and Grant Chapman  are tickled pink lo announce the  arrival of their sister. Breanna  Leigh, on January 18, 1991  weighing in at 71b 2oz. Proud  parents are Graham and Theresa,  Grandparents are Larry and  Agnes Labonte ol Gibsons and  Mary Chapman ot North Vancouver. Many thanks to Ors  Overhill. Petzold, Berinstein and  nurse Christine. ft  Gibsons Kings Men's Hockey  Team would like to thank the  following sponsors: Gibsons  Motor Inn, Pronto's Restaurant.  Omega Restaurant. Gramma's  Pub and Devlin Funeral Home for  their generous donations and  support. ft  Thank You  Thanks to all who assisted wilh  Clint's transfer to the Bum Unit  on Friday. Vour kindness is appreciated . Tim & Gwen Koftlnolt.   M  We would like to thank t  neighbours. Iriends and family ol  the late John (Jack) Gooldrup ol  Gibsons for Joining with us to say  goodbye lo our beloved lather  We also thank you on behalf ol  the Heart Fund. Rita Willoughby  IChilllwack). Lynne MacFarlane  (Mission). 14  BROOKS I MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore Paints  [nwronmenl  Inertly Pjinfs  ta 4/i cmouis oi  "wftanoow  'miirrjing Green  Bill Wood  SECHELT  bus 885-2923  Res 885-5058  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  #  A  REIKI: A gentle, powerful hands-  on method of healing. Information  and appointments. Michael  Hamer, 886-7589. 16  Pro-School French and French  Immersion Pro-School starting  September 1991 in the Lower  Sunshine Coast. Persons interested in enrolling their  child(ren) contact Linda at  -8186 before 7 pm daily.  Please respond belore March 1.  1991. #6  For Sale by Builder  New home in Oceanmount Subdivision, central Gibsons.  Underground wiring, street  lights, sewer etc. Quality built &  tastefully finished. 1600 sq. It.  main Iloor and full basement  Asking $189,000 Buy before  March 31st and collect lull GST  purchase lax through two  rebates. To view call 886-9096.  #5  20 acres with nearly completed  cedar home, sunny sile, nicely  treed, creeks. Private, natural  setting. 7 mins. Irom Sechelt.  Sub-dividable. Asking $250,000.  No agents. 885-7492. 15  Gibsons. 60' x 120' lol, cleared,  lull service, ready to build, good  location. $25,000 lirm.  885-7618. #5  Obituaries  TOBIASSON: Passed away  January 24, 1991, Toby  Tobiasson. late ol Sechelt. aged  74 years. Survived by his loving  wile Betty: 1 daughter Carol and  husband Doug Godfrey, ol Yarrow. B.C.: 1 son Geoff and wile  Brenda. ot West Vancouver: 5  grandchildren: Doug, Joanne and  Mike Godfrey: Thorin and Kris  Tobiasson. Served overseas for 5  years with the Canadian Army In  WWII: member of Ihe Royal Canadian Legion. Br. 219. Roberts  Creek. No service by his request.  Private Cremation arrangements  through Devlin Funeral Home,  Gibsons. The family wishes to express sincere thanks to Dr.  Overhill and the nurses at St  Mary's Hospital. #4  In Memorlam  GLESSING - Gerald  Beloved husband & father who  passed away February j, 1989,  Soltly Ihe leaves ol memories  tail.  Swiftly we gather and cherish  them all.  Always lovingly remembered by  Ruth, Autumn, David. Gram &  Carla. H  Do you need some information to  deal with your legal problem? Call  the Legal Information Service  885-5811; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4. TFN  Are you a woman in an unhappy  relationship, do you need to talk?  Call the Sunshine Cut) Transition House lor confidential 24 hr.  service 885-2944. TFN  Male 40 ish looking for a female  companion between 30-40  885-2873. #7  Lady, outdoor type, home body,  romantic, affectionate, n/d, n/s,  seeks a working male, 40 plus.  Serious. Please reply Box 422  c/o Box 68. Coast News.  Sechelt. aa  SUNSHINE COAST  HOME SUPPORT  Sunshine Gust Hmptcc And  I'.illi.rnw tan- Service.  INFORMATION EVENING  Thursday, Fib. 7/91  A. Thi- Lutheran Church  IHwy. 101 6 Whlnaae.  Near Brookman Park)  Suzuki violin lessons. Pre-  register by Feb. 4 for limited  space In preschool, school age,  & adult beginners programs.  Katie Angermeyer. 885-5539. #4  Violin or Fiddle Instruction  Michelle Bruce  885-9224  16  Classical guitar, It size, great lor  small hands. Case. $125. Exc.  cond, 886-3211 IS  61 Key Vamaha touch sensitive  keyboard. Like new. $400.  886-3643'. #6ss  Antique Canaxflana oak dining  room suite, Queen Anne stylo, 6  chairs, table with 2 inserts, matching sideboard buffet. $3000  885-5667. IS  Moving Sale: 90 lb. roofing  cedar, 1x3, 2x6, 4x4; misc.  hardware; lights; propane tanks;  truck sleeper; fuel tank pump;  28% ft. wilderness trailer wilh  porch. 885-7331. 15  BudRiks  Yamaha Electone Organ B-60.  Exc.cond.$1750 886-9363.15  Full size violin in case, good  cond.. $325. Electric piano.  $150.886-7075. ��  Have ticket Irom Vancouver to  | Charlottelown with stopovers at  Toronto & Halifax. Male. Leaving  Feb. 12.886-7413. 14  k Beat Deal Atcwtd!  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  4  A A <mlnimurn' 'or 10 words  ��������*?  each additional word  IB.rihs. Lost & Found FREE!)  "Sine SeT  CLASSIFIEDS  Pay for 2 weeks, get the 3rd week FREE  (When paid oy  CASH. CHEQUE, or MONEY ORDER)  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS mutt be       .  PRE-PAID belore insertion. -  VISA & MASTERCARD accepted    M  51500  1  S100  up fo 10 words  each additional word  Your ad. featuring 1 Item only, will run 4 consecutive weeks. Ihen will be cancelled unless  you Instruct us to renew it BV NOON  SATURDAY. (Not available to commercial  advertisers.)  Revolutionary skin care products.  Free face lilt with demonstration  (non-surgical) call Tom,  886-7652. 15  Seeking female friendship between 28 - 40 years. Be able to  discuss any topic of human relationship etc. Be open minded,  N/S, light social drinker acceptable. Send picture, telephone  number and br'ef personal  description to: Coast News. Box  423. Sechell. All letters will be  answered. 15  Happy 29th Birthday St. Jacky of  Clark. Love "Craltees" #4  Announcements  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896. 886-3463.  TFN  Does someone In your family have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  886-9903, 885-7484. Al-Ateen  886-2565. NC  Gold bracelet: Chinese  characters. In Gibsons area.  Reward, 886-2872. 14  Large young grey & black tabby  cat. Neutered male on King Rd..  Gibsons. Phone 886-7329.     #4  Child's 3-wheel plastic red tractor, Selma Park area. 885-6375  14  Fish aquariums and supplies.  Reasonably priced. 886-9890.16  Older tube type amplifiers.  Oynaco. Altec. Elco. Fisher,  Heathkit. Scott. Quad. Leak.  Marantz, Mcintosh, etc.  885-1910. 16  18-20' Hardtop boat I/O. Consider any condition. 885-2544.  Mss  Wanted, neat tidy 2 to 4 bedroom  home. Between $60,000 to  $80,000. Must be suitable for  children. 522-3199. 15  Rent to own approx. 2 acre property with creek. Box 22. Buccaneer Marina. 14  NINTENDO'SEU  CUSETTEt'CO'i  Oiscmans  Walkmans  Portables  I I  Home Stereo waft  Sony-Vamaha ~*  Pioneer-Phillips  IM Ten* II,   885-4888  Upgrade to AT? 40MB H.D.. dual  floppies, monitor. $1500  885-5466. 16  Apple HE computer. Duodrive,  monochrome and RGB colour  monitors, mouse, Epson printer,  joystick, software and lessons.  $1000.885-3131. 16  Seasoned firewood, split and  delivered. 885-5041. #6  AMC 304 motor 8, transmission,  $200.886-8912. |6  OH lired boiler lor home heat or  swimming pool. 886-3730.    14  Chest deep freeze 68x29, $200  886-3730. 14  1982 Yamaha YZ80, $225 firm.  886-2196. IS  200 amp Lincoln welder. 4 cyl.  Continental. $800.885-7264. 14  Reconditioned sewing machines  and consoles, $250 OBO; 4'  Yukka plant and holder. $50;  Colonial swivel rocker. $125  OBO; Double bed boxspring and  Irame. $50.885-4194. oves. 14  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  Gibsons & secheit omces Noon Saturday  "Friendly People Places  FRIDAY 3:00 PM  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  Cowrie St.. Sechell 885-3930  Cruice Lane. Gibbons   886*2622  FAX: 886-7725 Gibsons  885-3954 Sechelt  Available for Public Use  7% GST must be  added to all  our prices  Phone us today about our selection of  beautiful personalized  wedding   Invitations,   napkins,  matches, stationery and more.  Jeannies Gifts & Gems  886-2023  TFN  Adult children of Alcoholics or  disfunctlonal families please call  885-5281 or 886-8165 lor help.   NC  REIKI: First Degree Workshop  with Reiki master Phyllis Victory.  March 22 ��� 24, $150. Registration and information, Michael  Hamer. 886-7589. 16  Psychic Readings and Healing  phone lor app. Kalawna  885-4883. 14  Runaway Rabbit Small black  bunny has been In my garden  aboul 3 wks. 885-3542.        #4  Longhair black & white cat with  flea collar. Richard & Marlene  Rd., 885-3985.wknds. #4  Keys, In Tetrahedron parking lot.  886-9346. 14  PctsL  Livestock  Child's cross country boots and  skis. Size 1 or 2. Eves..  885-4503. 16  To buy Nintendo with games.  Good cond.. reasonable.  885-1916. 16  ^  Applied Kinesiology workshop  February   2-3,   al 885 5644  morehifo. 14  Do you need lo finish High School  or upgrade reading, writing or  math skills? If so, consider  registering with Sunshine Coast  School District Part-time Education Program. For more Informa-  | Hon call Vern or John. 886-9780.  14  PETFOOD  SCIENCE DIET. IAMS,  TECHNI-CAL. NUTRO-MAX,  PURINA, WAYNE.  Also full line of bird seed  And much more.  OuiHty Farm 1 Oitden  Supply Lid.  Pratt Rd. 886-7527  TFN  Functional 8' truck canopy  and/or scrap truck motor. You  haul. 886-7589. 14  BUYINO  and selling  coins; gold,  silver,  notes.  ia6-T>as  30.06 Remington, $150; 1 Ml 30  cab., $350; household safe,  $400: stereo system reel lo reel  Akai. 150 watt amp., turntable  and Bose speakers. $500  886-4903. 15  Family clothing at low,  prices. United Church Thrift  off TruemanRrJ., 1-3pm Fridays.     14  Toshiba colour TV, $375; Quasar  microwave, $160; Sanyo portable  cassette stereo, $145. all brand  new. 886-7375. 14  Soft pink Shirley K maternity  dress. Very classy, worn once for  wedding. $75 OBO. 885-2747.   16  York 2001 weight set, $175;  Baby car seal. $50; Giant angora  rabbits, hand spun sweaters t  vests, 100% angora wool  $7.50/10 gm. 885-7083, Leslie.   16  Firewood, 886-9880. 14  Child's 56" long re-chargeable  battery powered Batmobile. New.  $175 OBO. 886-9097. 14  2 drawer walnut desk, $75  886-3344. |4  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  885-5644  TFN  Pawning 2 ��� 12 year eJdi  rttftti Pirent presents a 10  week program beginning Mon.  Feb. 4, 7-9:30 pm. nominal fee  To register call 885-5881.      14  SPCA SPAVINS PROOMM  Contact Then i Now Furniture.  699  Highway  101.   Gibsons.  886-4716 or Marlee Fashions.   NC  Help reduce the pel overpopulation problem - spay or  neuter your pel. NC  Lhasa Apso pups. Ready 3 to 5  weeks. Serious Inquiries only.  886-9009. 14  Puppies Retriever Bouvier. 2  males, 9 wks. old. Good temper-  ment. 885-3307. 14  Ponies & horses lor sale.  Pleasure or show. 885-9969.  15  White moulded libreglass  bathtub, $100.886-4743. #02sr  Speed queen reconditioned  dryer. $125. 885-4529 after 6  pm. I02sr  Funtrons Daycare  Opening   March   1,   1991.  Operated   by  Glnnie  Weston,  886-3377. 16  Psychic counsellor & healer,  'Gloria Yates is offering her final  Psychic Medttatron Claim.  Slatts Jan. 31, Thursdays 7-9:30  pm. Please call for complete information, 886-4929. 14  Preserve Teess apecW MetMrist  I will IHm your wedding, birthday  or any special event or rent the  IVHS movie camera yourself.  Budrik's. 885-4888 or  9789. #6  2 female, i male cats. House  broken, need homes. 886-9826.  14  Unregistered purebred cocker  spaniels, $175. Ready now.  885-2350. Mi  3 Shlh Tzu puppies for sale.  886-8988. ��  New Homelite 240 power saw,  16" bar. $275 firm. 885-4462.  103s  1990 Raider libreglass canopy,  lop ol the line, fits Ford Ranger,  never used, $1400 new, sell  $800.885-5840. #03s  Pool table, exc. cond., all accessories, 4x8. 886-4613 or  886-4845 any lime. TFN  INDISPOSAILES  The best lifted cotton diaper.  Mona. 886-7844  #04  Akila puppies from champ,  slock. $400 and up or Irade.  886-3134. 14  SPCA for ADOPTION  Lab Puppy X female, looks like  Snoopy; 2 Shepherd X puppies,  Umale; adorable 5 wk. Samoyd x  Pupplss; young Shepherd X  "a*; young Border Collie x  neutered male. 885-3447      M  Harvest gold bathtub, toilet & 2  sinks as Is. Plus some access.  $100,886-2038. #4  286 AT computer, 2-5.25 floppy  drives. 20 MB hard drive,  serial/parallel 101 enhanced  keyboard, colour monitor  (swivel). DOS 4.0), Word Perfect  5.0, PC Toms 5.0, $1450. Printer  optional, 885-4740. M  FIREWOOD: Balsam, Fir,  Hemlock, spin & delivered. $85  cord. 885-5032. #4  308 Winchester Savage Model A,  $300,885-5840. #4  Ladles pink diving equipment, as  new. $950 OBO. Trades  welcome. 885-3374. I7ss  Carpal approx. 14'x12'. 1 yr.  old. Light gray. $150 010.  885-4803. 16  Useful used floats. 300'x4'. Very  reasonable, Jackie, 685-8500,  days.    #6  Camera Penlax ME35mm with  1:2-50mm lens plus 75-205mm  1:3.8 200m lens. Pius flash attachment All for only $400.  886-2683. #4  Nlshiki expedition 18 speed,  mountain bike. Good condition.  $175,865-3790 Ms  Almost new Sears Kenmore, 12  cu. ft. freezer $425 OBO.  886-7581. Ms  New 3 Ion engine hoist,  knockdown style. $500 Cost  $1200.885-2544. Mss  Kingslze 7 piece walerbed suite.  Top quality mattress, four poster  bed. $1100. Bed only, $350.  886-3211. 15  One owner 1977 Ford pick-up %  Ion 250 camper special plus  canopy, $4000 OBO; 20' Frontier  trailer, sleeps 5, forced-air furnace, 3 pee. bath, 2 tables,  fridge, new upholstery, $8000  OBO; Realistic MF 200 LCD fish  finder, like new, used once (sold  boat) must be seen to be appreciated, $275.886-2678.   16  Kane metiers prt-iprktg tale.  $11 per il. at 2 far SM.  W5*WM. #6  300 amp Miller welder; 300 amp  Lin. generator; f hpw reversible  drill; 72 Chev. Caprice.  888-4726. 15  il  u. H  T t S SOIL  Mushroom Manure-Bark Mulch  Topsoil Mixed  You pick up or we deliver. Phone  885-5669. TFN  NAY $4.00/bale  0R6ANIC POTATOES  Phone 885-9357   TFN  Computer IBM compatible w/30  meg harddrlve, monitor programs  Incl., new cond.. $1100.  886-8356. #02sr  Canopy lor Suzuki pickup. $100.  885-3410. 15  Chesterfield suite. $100: poker  fable, $100; rug shampooer,  $50.886-9890. 15  Hockey equipment, large  Cooperals, $25: size 8 skates,  $50; helmet, $35. All like new.  886-9790. #4  2 love seats and rocker. $200.  686-2135. M  Vt Pries Firewood Large operation  dry fir, $50 a cord delivered. Early risers phone between 6 am & 8  am or after 6 pm. Phone Bob at  883-2160 or the "Troll",  883-9561. |4  '87 Hyundai Stellar CL, charcoal  grey, 2 litre, 5 spd., sunroof, factory mags., exc. shape, $5995.  886-9449. IS  Immaculate 7331 BMW, all  records Irom new. Special equipment model. $16,900. 885-5304  alter 5 pm (no GST). 15  70 Dodge Dart slant 6. Runs  well, parts avail., $600 OBO.  Phone 885-7284. TFNs  Very rare 1976 Olds Delta 88. 2  door, H.T. All options, $650.  885-7083. M  70 142 runs 8 parts car, 360  Ford engine 8 C4 trans.  886-4938. 16  1981 Ford Fairmont sedan, 6  cyl., duel luel. $1200.886-3344.  M  Sacrifice. 1967 California style  bug. New I800cc motor; race  cam; dual Weber carbs: quick  shifter; 300 k on engine; custom  paint 8 mags. $2500 Firm.  885-3865. #03sr  '82 Olds Omega. 6 cyl.. 4 dr.,  $3300 OBO. Phone 866-7853.  I03sr  1981 Mustang, 4 cylinder, auto.,  low mileage. Excellent condition.  $2600 OBG. 885-3768. M  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO.  885-5697. #02sr  1985 Chev. Silverado % ton  Camper special. Tilt/cruise. PS.  PW, PB, auto., am/fm stereo  cassette, low 70.000 km.  Aluminum running boards,  canopy. $10,500.885-6355. 15  '84 Ford Ranger. New rubber.  $4200.886-3167. 15  '89 S-10 Blazer, 4x4, low kms..  loaded. $19,200.886-3382.   15  '80 Ford Bronco, full size, tilt  steering, cruise control, captain  chairs, 351, auto. 4 wheel drive,  runs exc, $5500.885-7974. 15  GMC 1 ton dump on dual rebuilt  350, $1200.886-8101.       TFN  1988 Bronco Ltd 4x4. 302. 5  spd.. 40,000 km., running  board. $18,500. 883-9362.    15  '79 GMC 'I, ton. V8, auto, new  battery, exhaust, good tires,  brakes. dependable.  Unemployed, must sell. $2300  OBO. 886-8192. 15  1-4631.  15  '84 Ford 4x4 diesel. I  Serious inquiries only.  FOR  OLDE  TIMES  SAKE  JAN. 21 - FEB. 2  DAILY SPECIALS  on Furniture 8  misc. items  Hwy. 101 at Pratt Rd.,  Gibsons 886-8261  18a.  Heavy  Equipment  Wanted: Newer reliable family car  in exc. cond., 885-7286.       M  '80 Ponliac Lemans, small V8  engine, 4 dr. S.W., 65,000  miles, extra tires and wheels,  radials, mint cond., 886-7010.M  1985 Ponliac Sunburst, low  mileage, good cond., am/fm  stereo cassette, 5 spd. standard,  front wheel drive. Offers, phone  885-5890. 14  390   Crank  885-5840.  recond.  $85.  14  '69 Camaro RS. Auto. PS/PB.  Alpine Stereo, exc. cond., must  be seen, $13,000 in bills. $6500,  886-3910. IS  Batteries suitable Aulo 8 Marine.  Deep cycle 12 volt only, $30.  886-3690. #5  75 Plymouth Fury, 4 dr., 225  slant six, auto, runs and drives  well, $425 OBO. 886-7227.  TFN  '83 Camaro Berlinelta. PW, auto,  T-roof, stereo. $6900.886-3382.  15  i  BOBCAT 8  MINI EXCAVATOR  FOR RENT  Attachments available  I OAY, WEEK, MONTH  886-8538  TFN  72 S10C John Deere tractor  bickhoe. Have moil bills 8 service records. Very reliable, $8200  OBO. 886-3910. 15  Sechelt Ironcraft 8 Fix-It Shop  16' heavy duty trailer, 7500 lb  landem axles surge brakes 4'  removable   sides,   $4500.  885-1964  79 Buick Skyhawk, 2 dr. HB,  new tires & battery, runs good.  $795 OBO. 886-9097. IS  73 Ford Capri, V6, 4 spd., dual  exhaust, good running cond.,  $2500 OBO. 885-7974. 15  76 Chev. Mallbu. 4 dr.. 350  auto. 82,000 miles, runs good.  Everything works, new radials,  muffler, battery. Rusty rear  lenders are ready for repair. Oilers or trade lor dirt bike or&  886-3892. #6  '81 Escort wagon, 4 cyl.. auto,  am/fm cassette. Good on gas,  $200.886-2198. |7ss  1965 Pontiac Custom Sport, 2  dr., hardtop, rebuilt327-350 HP. i  Immac. Interior. $2300,  886-2694. |7ss  75 Ford F250, Auto.. PS/PB,  390 rebuilt eng., supercab,  canopy. $700.886-4522.   I7ss  '82 Mazda v. ton blue p/u.  75,000 km, minimal rust. $3700.  686-2922. 16  Campers  18' Holidaire 73, exc. cond.,  asking $4800.886-4813. #02sr  Dodge Maxi Van De-Lux 1988.  13,368 km. Fridge, stove, oven,  furnace. Hush toilet, sink, awnings. A/C all powered. New  cond.. $29,000. 885-3769.  IfMss  1977 Chev. raised roof van conversion, low miles. $6000.  883-9110. Mss  1976 Dodge 20' motorhome.  $9500. will lake trade.  883-9110. Mss  16V Cygnet Travel Trailer.  Sleeps 4, Iridge stove, sink.  Good shape, single axle. $2000  OBO. 886-2186. #5  1979 Osprey 9 ft. camper. Sleeps  4. Queen bed. stove, oven, 3-way  fridge, furnace, toilet. Exc.  cond.. $4500.885-6355.       15  42' Cruise-a-hotne house boat,  sleeps 9, exc. cond., $29,500  OBO. 885-1943. ��2sr  M.V .Blacklist!. 24' Owens, well  appointed large fish deck, Coast  Guard Inspected, moorage, parking, hydro paid till Dec/90,  leaturing new Swann aulo, anchor pkg., new LMS. 200 w/  Loran C, new lenders & brackets,  mooring lines, new windows,  completely relinished hull and  swimgrid. new handrails, Hush  mount Fishon rod holders (5)  FWC 318 Chrysler, 120 hrs. and  much more, $10.500.885-7977.  I02sr  22'H/T cruiser. 225 OMC, VHP,  sounder, bail tank, winch, head,  sink, stove, down riggers, rod  holders, trim labs, 425 hours,  moorage till Aug. 91, $6200.  886-4690. #03sr  12V   Boston   Whaler   style.  comes with trailer. 20 HP Merc.  $1500 lirm. 886-4733 evenings.  #04sr  14' C licenced fiberglass cod  boat. New motor. Call 883-9234.  #02sr  20' Glasply cabin cruiser. 2ft  yrs. warranty on 115 hp Merc.  0/B (new last Apr., only 19 hrs.  use). Incl. 8.5 Merc, kicker, new  canvas lop, new depth sounder,  stove, icebox, bail tank,  $13.500.883-2779.        I03sr  1982 21' Champion, exc. shape;  economical V6 I/O; comes with  depth Under; down rigger; VHF.  Lots of extras. Tandem axle  trailer. Will trade boat plus cash  lor building lot. $12,000.  886-9490. I2ss  Wanted to Rent  Local N/S. N/D. family looking  lor house-sitting situation for 4-6  months while building. Rels  885-7384. ft,  2 bdrm ANYTHING for mother  and 4 & 2 yr. olds. Soon as  possible. 886-4618, 886-3845.   15  Space lor motor home. Water,  septic, electric required.  Caretaker position possible.  References. Roberts Creek  Sechelt area. 885-7199,  885-5252. #4  Help Wanted  Near new, sunny 2 bdrm.  townhome, 2 levels, 4 appl.. IVi  baths, skylight, mini blinds, carport. $895 per month. 886-4680  TFN  IMS Bay, Wilton Creek Hal  Available. Wheelchair factuet.  885-2752,115-9863. 16  Waterlront, view t bedroom  suite. Pender Harbour $300 per  month. 883-9177, 883-2897.  M  Shared new 2 bdrm. lurn. duplex  at 690 School Rd. 1 block Irom  downtown Gibsons. View at 690  School Rd. 5pm daily. 886-9324.  14  19B9 Pacilica 20' Whaler. 1989  75 hp Mariner. Warranty $6500.  883-9110. Mss  1981 28' Tandem boat trailer,  $1500 060.883-9110.      Mss  1987 Silverline  15' libreglass  hull, $500. 883-9110.        Mss  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abes Used Auto Parti  and Towing  886-2020  TFN  1986 Ford Tempo $4700 OBO.  883-2906. I04sr  1985 Toyota Tercel, auto., good  cond. $6500. 885-4520. eves  #04sr  1977 Chevy deluxe Nomad van.  captains' seals, needs work,  parts. 885-2207. I04sr  Used Camaro T-Top, $495 for Ihe  set, with covers 886-9500  anytime. I02sr  74 Mercury station wagon, aulo,  new exhaust system, new  radiator, new water pump. Good  condition $795. 886-9500  anytime. I02sr  76 Buick 2 dr.. P/S, P/B, auto.,  red, $750 OBO. 886-4566. #02sr  1971 Chev window van. UFIX or  for PARTS, $200 lirm. Call  '1-649-4050 collect (cellular,  Rbts.Ck.)att. 2pm. TFNs  1981 Dodge Van, slant 6, exc.  cond, $2600 obo. 885-4011.  M  Two 155R13 Uniroyal steel belled  winter radials on Honda rims.  Exc. tread, $75. 886-9424.    M  1979 VW Rabbit GTI. fuel Injected, 5 spd.. 157.000 kms..  good shape. $2700 OBO.  886-4698. 16  AMC Classic, no rust. As Is or  parts. 886-3134. 14  '65 Corvair Convert. 4 spd., exc.  cond.. $3000 OBO. 886-3730.14  71 VW Westphalia, $1600. New  rear brakes. 886-7958. Cynthia.  #6  76 Ford 150, 4x4, 62.000 orig.  mi., $1595.886-3730. 14  '87 Dodge Dakota with cellular.  Make an offer. 886-8116. I02sr  1978 Ford F150 newly rebuill  engine, new brakes, ban., tires,  $3000 OBO. 885-5896 eves.  !02sr  1978 Ford 150, raised roof, VB,  automatic, PS, PB, $2000 OBO.  886-9626. TFN  1969 3 ton Chevy flatdeck, exc.  run. cond.. needs inspection,  $3500.886-3001. #02sr  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO.  885-5697. ��2sr  K CHI IIMMIK  MRII LTD.  Capinn Bin Murray  M.C.M.M.C.   M.N.A.MS  M.A.B.Y.C.   .Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  12' Lund aluminum boat. 9.8  Merc. Top condition. $1400.  886-2500. #03sr  30' disp. cruiser, 340 Chry. dual  hyd. str. live bait tank, VHF/CB,  stereo, sounder, $7950 OBO.  885-2814,885-2515        #04sr  18' Sangsler 120 hp r cyl. I/O  Sounder, trailer. Good cond.  $4250 OBO. 886-9047.     I04sr  19V Sangsler, 160Johnson; EZ  loader trailer; skis; life jackets;  anchor: oars; Inboard tanks plus  day tank $4500. 886-3001'.  #03sr  11' 3 comp. hardwood floor inflatable boat. $1100. 885-4699.  I04sr  E-Z-Loader Trailers Sales and  Service. Trades welcome.  883-1119. TFN  Wood boat builder available.  Quality workmanship. 865-5922.   M  Heavy duty tandem axle trailer,  comfortably hauls 28', $2500  OBO. 885-5640. 14  351 4BBL Cleveland comp.  marine engine, rebuilt, $1000.  For Merc Cruiser or inboard.  885-5840. |4  Saltwater   pump,  mounts. 883-9278.  Two  motor  #5  Batteries. Suitable auto - marine.  Deep cycle 12 volt only $30.  886-3690. #5  Northwest 21' sailboat, 4 sails,  dinette, stove, sink, moorage al  Gibsons Marina. $6000 OBO.  885-3131. |6  Two Walters V-Drives. Model 30  Opp. Rot. 2.09 ratio. $895 pair  OBO. 886-3730. 14  Mobile Homes  2 bdrm. Alco 14x70 mobile in  Gibsons, complete with all skirting and deck to be moved, exc.  shape. $29,000. For appointment  loviewcall 545-1760.       #04s  1983 Double Wide, 24'x52'. 3  bdrm., 2 lull baths, lireplace.  vaulted ceilings. 4 appls.. must  be moved. $65,000 OBO.  1885-7455. #7  Newly renovated 40' x 11' Travel  Trailer on pad in Bonniebrook.  $19,500 lirm. 596-0634.       15  1 bdrm.. 31' Komfort, 6'x12' addition, washer, dryer, located in  M.H. park in Sechelt. Walking  distance to beach, shopping,  marina, $195 pad rent. Asking  $24.500060.685-2241.       #6  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  We will  ��� Screen potential renters  ��� Do moving-in Inspection  ��� Arrange for maintenance &  repairs  ��� Colled Ihe rent 8 damage  deposit  ��� Disburse rent monies lo  owner  ��� Do moving-out Inspection  Avoid all the hassles sod  problems, and lor just a  pittance, call the Property  Manigement Expert, Steve  Sawyer at  GIBSONS  REALTY LTD.  886-2277  3 bdrm. house. Lower Gibsons,  all appliances. $850 per mo. incl.  hydro. 865-1968 15  2 bdrm. lower Gibsons, all appl.  $800 per mo. incl. hydro.  885-1968. |5  Cozy cottage in Roberts Creek,  near beach, exc. view, semi-  furnished, $500 Incl. hydro. Till  July. 1-327-5147. 14  West Sechell. Avail Feb 1st. 3  bdrm. house (upper hall). 5 appl.  Rets. reqd. 6-9pm only.  885-7622 or 266-6663. IS  885-2081  Mini Storage  no gst ;  On All 1990    i  Lot Stock     S  Call Colloct 4  I-  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  New British Columbia legislation  prohibits advertising which  discriminates In the rental ol properly. For example a person who  stipulates "no children" as a  condition ol rental would be in  violation of the Family Status and  Ihe Human Rights Acts. The  landlord who places the advertisement and the newspaper  which publishes It would both be  in contravention ol the legislation  and could have a complaint filed  against them. The Coait News  will therefore not accept such  discriminatory ads.' TFN  Roberts Creek Hall avail.,  dances, parlies, weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne  885-4610. TFN  STORAGE  Heated, pallatized, gov't approved. Len Wray's Transfer Ltd.  886-2664. TFN  Horse lovers. 3 bedroom mobile.  4" appl.. woodslove, 2'A acres,  Roberts Creek. 4 Stall barn, hay  loft, riding ring. $750 mo. Feb  1st. 885-5623 after 6 pm.  #6  Ground floor 2 bedroom. $600.  Close to mall, avail, first week of  February. 886-2226. M  Bachelor suite, Hopkins Landing.  $300/month available February  1st. 253-4145.  M  1 Bedroom and den, Hopkins,  $450/monlh. Available Feb. 1st.  253-4145. M  Bachelor suile, Sandy Hook.  N/S. $400. Avail. Feb. 15,  885-2476. M  Furnished or unlurnished 1  bedroom, ocean view. Granthams. Available immediately.  988-9402. TFN  Sleeping room Gibsons, waterfront home, private bath,  988-9402. TFN  2 bdrm. on acreage. Gibsons.  N/S, no pets. Rels. $575.  886-8783. M  Central Gibsons newly renovated  view suite. Quiet N/S. rets  $500.254-5288. M  Now 1 bdrm. house, view,  decks, fireplace. Sandy Hook.  $550,885-5771. 15  2 bdrm. home, lower Roberts  Creek. Avail, immed., $600 per  mo. 885-4151 or 885-7950.   15  Garden Bay. 1 bdrm. basement  suite, partially lurn.. single working person, util. incl.. $425.  883-9921. |5  Shared accomodation, $350 per  mo. plus partial util. Christine,  886-8277. |5  One  bdrm.   waterlront cabin,  Pender Harbour, Iridge, stove,  laundry facilities,  great view,  $400/month. 883-9446. 16  ALCfMNN. 4 MMM  OlelKTM/COIJMCUM  Action: Alcohol and Drug  Counselling Society requires  a Director/Counsellor for a  two person outpatient clinic.  Applicants should have experience in:  - management of an  alcohol/drug program  - the assessment of client  needs  - counselling youth and  families  - referral assistance  - experience in liaising  with other agencies  - writing grant proposals  - developing budgets  - establishment ol community programs  The successful candidate  will work with a volunteer  board and act as its resource  person. The applicant must  have a university degree in  social sciences or its  equivalent and direct experience in the substance  abuse Held.  The salary offered is between $33,000 and $40,000  depending on experience  and qualifications. The closing date for applications is  February 8, 1991. Ptesse  send resumes sod application! to: Action Alcohol and  Drug Counselling Society,  2847, Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0.  1 bdrm. apt.,  $400 per n  886-3931.  waterfront view.  ).,   plus   utils.,  14  Overlooking Secret Cove: clean 3  bdrm., 2 baths., free standing  townhouse. 3 decks, garage, 5  appls., N/S, no pels. $750.  885-6227 or 685-9598. M  Sleeping rooms, close to lerry.  886-3134. M  required lull-time for home-  based Early Intervention Program  serving children from birth to 6  yrs. old. Must be eligible lor  membership In C.P.A. and  registered with A.P.M.P. ol B.C.  Please submit resumes by Feb.  28 to Administrator, Sunshine  Coast Community Services Society. Box 1069, Sechelt. B.C.. VON  3A0. For Info., 885-5881.      15  Part-time/Full-time in new laundromat. Flexible hours. Call  Patricia. 885-6443. 16  Room, lower Gibsons. All inclusive, view, new house.  886-7955. Feb.1. #4  Gibsons Bsach  Furnished 1 bdrm. apt., w/deck.  Week or month, 886-3792.    M  1 bdrm. suite available Feb. 1.  Marine Drive. Gibsons. $650 includes hydro. 886-2260.  534-2056. M  West Sechelt view apartment.  Fully furn.. carpeted. TV, fully  equipped kitchen. 1 bdrm.,  bathroom, $575 incl. hydro.  Rets. reqd.. avail. Immed.,  885-3210. #6  2 bdrm. view duplex on acreage.  Roberts Creek. $550 mo..  885-5713. #5  The B.C. Courthouse Library  Society is seeking a pan-time (4  hours every 2 weeks) Library  Assistanl lor the Sechell Law  Library. General library and  clerical duties. High school  diploma required. Library experience an asset. Forward  resume and letter of application  by February 15. 1991 to Colleen  Harper. B.C. Courthouse Library  Society, 800 Smithe Street, Vancouver. B.C., V6Z2E1. 15  29.  Business &.  Home Services  All your construction 8 renovation  requirements. Call Stefan for  estimate 886-3792. 16  14ft'   K&C   65   hs.  Merc.  15  1980 Jeep Cherokee 4X4,  PS/PB, 360, 4 Bbl., gd. cond.,  $3500 OBO. 886-8922.      #04s  1977 Chev. Van, 30S-V8, rebuill  automatic, sunroof, seals 5, good  cond. $950 060.886-2111 days,  886-7520 eves. #2ss  1977 Chevy Deluxe Nomad van,  parts only 885-2207. Mss  1979 Chev Scottsdale 4x4, excellent condition. Only 50,000  miles, $5500.886-9192.       M  1961 Ford Econoline Van/Truck  rare w/extras. Needs work,  $500. Call Tim, 322-4902.     14  1983 Ford Ranger Pick-up.  4-speed. 8 It. box. 120,000 km.,  $2900.686-8960. #5ss  13' F/glass mooching sklfl  w/oars, $575; 6' F/glass pram  w/oars. $100.883-1170.      M  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70      HP  1989-1990 Evlnrudes. Excellent  condition.   Lowes  Resort.  883-2456. TFN  Yesl There Is a reliable local pro-  pellor repair service. 885-5278.   TFN  1983 Campion 60 HP Mariner,  galvanized Highllner trailer, etc.  exc. cond., $5900 lirm.  .886-8382. |04sr  24' Turner Classic, mahogany  with Chrysler heml, well-  equipped with or without C  licence. 883-9555. ��2sr  Motorcycles  -������������.  ?���  K>  In Slock at  EN MAC  cycle  OH Filters. Batteries.'Tires.  Riding Gear, etc  Phone Jiy st 886-2031  1987 535 Yamaha Virago, exc.  cond., 1000 kms., askinq $2500  or trade. Phone 886-4h90  #0>tsr  980 farriaha J50 .., <t.ji, lov.  mileage. $690 or trade W.H.Y  883-2952. #03sr  I bdrm. house in Granthams.  great view, fireplace, close to  lerry. Long term, $650 mo.  886-3134. M  VIEW 3 bdrm. townhouse. Gibsons. Incl. all appl. & cable.  $750. After 6pm, 886-3013.  Avail. Feb. 1. M  1ft bdrm. . semi-walerlront,  lower Gibsons, view. Bonus lor  good lenant. Iree own brand new  miciowave/VCR. 886-2455.   M  RHz MeW 505 Gower Point Rd..  Gibsons. Full kitchenette with  microwave, cable TV. includes  super channel 8 TSN. Brand new  view rooms available, laundrette.  Dally 8 weekly rates. 888-3343.  M  Small mobile home for rent,  dogs. 886-9581.  Help Wanted  Volunteer needed lo help  with storage for a local teen  centre.  Recycling   depot   needs  volunteers  to  help  with  overload.  Coordinator needed to plan  lundraising and promotional  activities.  Entertainer needed to play  piano 4-5 pm at adult care  facility.  Craltipsnon needed al adull  care facility. Tuesdays, 10  am.  '81 Kawi tOOOJ Header, gooi  rubber. Like. new. Fast  885-5492, #02sr  1985 CR250 dlrl bike. Exc.  cond.. low hours, $1400 with  gear. 886-9297 between 11 am  ���3 pm. 15  1982 450cc Honda Nlghthawk.  Very good cond., 3000 original  kms. $950. 886-8017, leave  message. 16  Buy or rent-to-own farm w/house  avail. Immed.. 886-4938.       16  3 bdrm. doublewide 24'x52'  1248 sq. ft. Includes woodstove.  Iridge and range. Covered  n\10' sundeck 0 1      n i  ily oriented MH u-..  pets welcome. Rent to purchase.  Inquiries  welcome.  Phone  865-5890. M  j Ofe.'  I Rssd books lor Piyll Up to $100  1 or more par title  Can 24 hr  recorded  mSSSi I lor details.  I - irfiyr; .  01  3 bdrm w/lront house.  Bay,  laundry facilities  bathroom,  fireplace.  883-9446.  Garden  ,  new  $650.  14  Shared accomodation in  new   house.   $100  886-8952.  large.  week.  16  Prateasleiiel Mini Storage  New Building  886-8628  19  Brand new, 1620 sq.ft., 3 bdrm.  townhome. Covered balcony, 1ft  baths., soaker tub. skylight, 6  appl., mini blinds, carport,  $1000 per month. 886-4680. TFN  Attention: Earn up to $800 per  week working at home. Hundreds  of companies need your help.  Amazing recorded message  reveals details. 1-206-298-8075.  17  Dental practice with a locus on  total patient care is looking for a  certified dental assistant with a  desire to be Involved with chair  side dentistry. Our preference is  lor a full-time commitment  however hours are negotiable.  Apply to Dr. Donald R. Bland  Inc.. RR2, Gibsons. BC VON IVO.  M  Certified traffic control people lor  work in Woodbay area. Call  426-1945. IS  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping ��� Limbing ��� Danger Tree  Removal.  Insured.  Guaranleed  Work. Free estimales. 885-2109.  TFN  Siding And/Or Soffit  Vinyl, cedar, aluminum. New or  renovation construction. Quality  Workmanship Guaranteed. Lenn  Joyner. cellular 657-9877. Eves.  886-2616. 15  Lawn 8 Gsrdsn Care  Low Spring Rates. We nave:  mower, brushsaw, chainsaw.  seeder. A friendly neighbour you  can count on. Gill certificate  available. Call Lorraine or Bill.  885-9041, M  Finishing Carpenter  Ouality workmanship   885-5922  #4  Fully qualified builder relocating  to Gibsons area early '91. High  quality, very creative, custom  homes to small contract, large or  small we do it all. .Call collect  evenings only. Paul.  604-376-4961. 15  Gardener new lo Sunshine Coast  Available lor lull garden  maintenance, pruning & landscaping Phone 885-4886      #5  Experienced carpenter available  lor Iramlng, renovations and  finishing. Have references John  Jensen.885-4796. ��5  High Peak Construction Lid.,  John Deere 450 cat. 6-way blade,  expd. In all work areas. Call Ron.  885-3768. #5  Pob & Denis Renovations, additions welding, decks & paintinq  One can win do it an 885-361 r.  is  29.  Business &  Home Services  Camtorn fe.-w.ntf  * Alteration*  by qualified tailor  Fabric, fur S. leather.  For Appointment  please call SS6-3t15  Alter 5 pm call 886-7694  Mechanical Burnaby  Plumber would like work on Ihe  Sunshine Coast. Is both plumbing 8 heating specialist. 29 years.  experience both new 6 service  work. Free estimates. Call  Richard. 420-4988. M  SuStHSeM UWfcet  9t*rl*z��t>MoE  #  HOUSE SITTING  S PET CAPE  Branch.. Coait lo Coon  Sharon    885-2228  Work Wanted  Framing crew available, air  equipped. Phone alt. 6pm.  886-7830. TFN  Carpenter avail, for renovation,  additions, repairs. Relerences.  Call Stewart at 885-6140.      16  Brush clearing, yard clean-up.  handy repairs. Call Dave.  885-3670 eves. M  Carpentry, renovations, additions: retaining walls, patios,  liberglassing, W.H.Y. call Tom,  886-7652. 18  ,��� uame PROFESSIONAL  |n STEAM CLEANING  Carpels  Upholstery  POWERFUL TRUCK MOUNTED  EQUIPMENT  BEST POSS1BIE RESULTS  CHERISHED  CARPET CARE  886-3823  > DIVISION OF KEN DEVWES  I SON FL00HCDVEHIH6S  Rubbish removal, window cleaning, brushcutting. rototilling.  yard maintenance, etc. Skip's  Maintenance Service, 885-2373.  #6  Sound Construction. Residential,  commercial construction; renova^  tions and additions. Free  estimates. 886-2835. #6  Mechanical, carpentry repairs,  quality work at discount prices.  885-4522. #6:  Handyman,   minor  plumbing  repairs a specialty. 883-9278.  #5  18 year old. willing lo do  anything. Happy to work in rain  or snow. Has drivers and divers  licence. Phone Lee, 885-4666,  885-3611 message. #5  Experienced orchardist wishes to  prune your truit trees Free  estimates. 885-7906. #5  HANDYMAN: Carpentry. drywaN  painting, hauling. Satisfaction  guaranteed Alan. 686-8741  evenings. 16  Quality Renovation S finishing 17  yrs. experience Doors, casing,  baseboard, chair rail, recessed  panel walnscoating. false beams,  built-in units, window sills,  custom laminating, crown  molding. Relerences avail. Phone  Bill Skelcher. 866-4533        16  NEED YOUR NOME CLEMETbut  don't have the lime' Reliable &  honest lady will do it lor you Call  Darlene. 886-2616 #6  Home Renovations Rooting,  remodelling, repairs, painting,  reasonable and guaranteed Call  Lorneat885-4l90 #6  Child Care  ARE YOUR GUTTERS GRUNOY?  II they are or you're not sure,  then call 885-6140. 15  Pruning Iruit trees, hedges and  shrubs by expert commercial  grower. Lew Truscott. 885-7941.  15  ir Heme for a fair price  and a guaranteed job call  Carpenter 885-7933 and we'll  talk building. 885-7933.  16  The Rest Doctor  All  types  of  re-roofing and  repairs.   Over  30 years experience.   Reasonable and  guaranteed.  885-4190 16  Careglvlng as a career: Interested  in becoming a caregiver In youi  nome 0: ,lie home / ,.  Contact North Shore Day Care I  Registry. 885-6323. #7  Jack 8 Jill Preschool has immediate opening lor 3 8 4 yr. |  olds. Call Pam. 886-3154.     M  Puddle Ducks has full time openings. 886-3767. M  Mother will babysit, her home.  886-9440. M  Fun loving exp. babysitter avail,  in Langdale/Gibsons area. Lots  of refs. $4 per hour. Please call  Kim, 886-7831. 15  Part-time babysitting available in  my home. 3-6 yrs. 885-5466. 16  Babysitter needed for 20 mos. old  child. 2 oays/week. 3-4 hours.  Contact 886-8976. m  I  A uoast News, January 28,1991  MID-WEEK  Specials!  MONDAY  TUESDAY  WEDNESDAY  THURSDAY  "2 fori" Night  on any 0/ our "Special" Entrees  Prime Rib Night  $10.95 - including salad  Seniors' Night  25% off any entree  Barbecue Night  BBQ Steak, Pork, Chicken, Fish  SUNDAY BRUNCH BUFFET  A large variety 0/ hot and cold items, as well  as selections from our regular menu.  0I��,HG    lO.'JOflm - jpm, STARTING FEB. 3rd  soon' "QUICK LUNCH"   ^"Un  Relax on your lunch break!  No (writing for menu selections - j'tut help yourself!  TWO SOUPS & FULL SALAD BAR!  11 am - i pm STARTING MON., FEB. 4th  BIRTHDAYS and ANNIVERSARIES  Mariners' will give you a FREE PHOTO  of your group, and a COMPLIMENTARY DESSERT  to the Guest of Honour or Happy Couple.  (Please indicate it's a Special Occasion  when you make your reservation)  Howto be a Local Hero  LOOK. You don't have to look very far to find lots of  ways to help make your community a better place to live.  Look for causes that really interest _  you and organizations that can use       &A,  your special abilities. But don't just    vratl*1 *  look. Be a Local Hero.  A national program lo encourage  giving and volunlming.  TOMORROW'S  J^ FORESTS...  TODAY'S  HflLLEMQE  886-2334  1500 Marine Drive,  Gibsons  Child Care  mm  NEW!  Funsttlne Diycire opening March  1, 1991. Small group care for  pre-school children. Can Ginnie  Weston, 886-3377. #6  32.  Business  Opportunities  Mon    Thurs .11-3 4 5-9  Fri S Sal . 11-3 4 5-10  Sunday 10.30-3 4 5-9  For Silt Dickie Die  Ice Creim Dill.  Step van, skooter and spare  parts. 5 freezers. Summer gross  sales. $40,000. All for $9000.  Call 865-2044. #6  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY  FOR A DISPOSITION OF CROWN UNO  In Land Recording District ol New Westminster, and situated  at Lol 3. Secret Cove.  Take notice that John Yeoman, 15525 ��� 92 Avenue, Surrey,  B.C.. walerprooler. intends to apply lor a licence ol occupation ol the following described lands; Unsurveyed foreshore  fronting Lot 3. District Lot 4661. PL 12912. Group 1, N.W.D.  The purpose for which this disposition is required is private  boat moorage facilities.  From a point of commencement (P.O.C.) at the Mean High  Water Mark (MHWM) at the boundary of Lot 3 and Lol 4;  llience N.23��26'E for 30.48 metre; thence S.65��4t'E for  15.24 metres; thence S.23��26'W for 26 metres; thence  north-west to the P.O.C.  Remember,  it's their home too!  Take note that application has  been made to the Motor Carrier  Commission tor an increase in  tarriff rates. Changes may be examined al the office ol the applicant. Subject to the consent of  Ihe Motor Carrier Commission,  the proposed effective date is  March 1st, 1991. Any objections  may be filed with Ihe Superintendent of Motor Carriers, 4240  Manor St., Burnaby, B.C., V5G  3X5. on or before Feb. 15th,  1991. Peninsula Transport. 2961  Norand Ave.. Burnaby, BC, V5B  3A9. ft,  Mlnlalry 01  Transportation  and Highways  PUBLIC NOTICE  Change Of Road Names  Tiki notice that ft It till Intention of thl Ministry ol Tnnipor-  latlon and Highways, fir thl tiki ol consistency In road patterns and house numbering, to iffict the following road name  changis;  A) All thai portion ol Lockyer Road in D.L. 's 1318.1319,  1320, and 2631 Irom the Sunshine Coast Highway  north then east to Ihe intersection with Hansen and  Roberts Creek Road is intended to be changed to  Hansen Road.  B) All that portion ol Roberts Creek Road in D.L. 2631  Irom the Sunshine Coast Highway north to the intersection wilh Hansen and Lockyer Road is intended  to be changed to Lockyer Road.  Parsons who may havi valid ibjKttoni to thli proposal are In-  vtlid ta upriia thl same In witling ft thla Ministry at P.O.  In 740, Gibsons. B.C. VON 1V0 before February IS, 1991.  T.M. Forsyth,  District Highways Manager  for: The Ministry of Transportation and Highways  BCYCNA  BfaTISH  COLUMBIA  ANDYUKON  COrVMUNITY  NEWSPAPERS  ASSOCIATION  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS * -, u*. *��  These ads appear In more than 100 community newspapers in B.C. and Yukon  and reach more than 3 million readers. W.70 each additional word  TO PUCE AN AD CALL THIS PAPER OR BCYCNA AT (604) 669-9222.      Call ttlB Coast NflWS at 885-3930  $195  AUTOMOTIVE  DISPOSAL SALE! 1990 F260  4x4s, Crew Cabs, 1 Tone, Ex-BC  Government Rentals. 40 units.  1-8W-45247W. Lake Cry Ford.  M5606.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  START YOUR OWN IMPORT/  EXPORT business, even spare  lime. No money or experience.  Since 1946. Free brochure:  Wad. World Trade, c/o Cdn.  Small Business Inst.. Oept. Wt,  18 Skagway Ave., Toronto, Online, M1M3V1.  Unique Opportunity. New highway tractors for sale with year  round contracts pulling company  tratere. B.C., AIM.. Saek., Man.  Full benefit.. Call Phil or Moose  (604)883-7421.  Invest In The Future. Environmentally Safe Aon> Business has  cpportunly for financial partners.  Can offer good security and  return. Write Box 317,150 Mile,  B.C..V0K2Q0.  BUSINESS PERSONALS  ORDER YOUR TOVE STUFF-  BY MAIL FROM OUR NEW  LOVER'8 LANE CATALOQI  You're assured privacy and eeeu-  rty Irom our established store!  Check us out with Ihe BBB IN  HOME SHOPPING! BEST SELECTION! GREAT SERVICE!  ���6/calalog. LOVER'S LANE  BOUTfOUE, 1074 SHOPPERS  ROW, CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C.  VaW2CS.PH388.IOtO.  WfdPUTERS  Comrpkle Guaranteed Computer  Systems from 8784. For free  catalogue: write, phone or tax  Super-Byte Computers Ltd.,  228811 loth Ave., Maple Ridge,  B.C.,V2X222. (804)483-8733.  Fax (804)4634797.   EDUCATION  A REWARDING CAREER!  Learn Income Tax Preparation or  Basic Bookkeeping. Free Brochures. No obligation. UtRTax  Services. 205 - 1345 Pembina  Highway, Winnipeg, MB, R3T  2B6,1-800-665-5144. Exclusive  franchise territories available.  EQUIPMENT 1 MACHINERY  TRAILERS-TRAILERS-TRAILERS. Kieler goosenecks, pull  types, aluminum, sleel-stock trail-  era Irom 83995. Utility trailers  Irom $1075. Tralleriand, Reg,  Dale, (403)291-3767, (403)250-  6909, res. (403)275-8888.  FOR SALE MISC  A FREE HUNTING, FISHING,  CAMPING CATALOG (te value).  Send your expired hunting or lathing license (photocopy acceptable) and SIR. will mail you our  Annual Sportsman Catalog FREE  (388 pages -over 6,800 terns)  Plus all Sale Fliers lor one year.  SIR Mal Order, Oept. 312,1386  EWce Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3G 3N1. Offer expires  March 31,1991.  Join thousands of satisfied customers. Buy wigs at wholesale  Prices. From $39.95. Shop by  catalogue and lave. For FREE  catalogue CALL TOLL-FREE 1-  800-265-7776.  PETER'S BROS. PAVING AND  INLAND CONTRACTING are  disposing of approximately 150  eurplue pieces ol major equip,  ment. Trwta,Uwrere,Tfe3e5,  Paving Equipment, Bety Dumps,  f<^.HIiU,Aml>ute!ces, Low  Bade, Excavators, Dozers, True*  Scales, Grader, and Crushing  Equipment. CU Vic Kamxt  (604)4004791. *^  FOR SALE MBC  TIRED of HIGH lull prices?  Learn how lo make your own  gasahol. ForpUnssendtlOend  set-addressed stamped envelope lo: RtC Mechanical. Box  2!2,Rycroll,AB,T0H3A0.  Stained Glass: Shop by mail.  Glass and supplies. Great Prion.  184 pg catalogue, 86 (refundable):  The Glass Place, 60 Ste-Anne,  Poinle-Claire. Quebec, H9S 4P8.  Orders cal: 1-800-363-7855.  FEEL GOOD ABOUT YOUR  SELFI SELF ANALYSIS by L.  Ron Hubbard lethal complete do  it yourself handbook to improve  your abWtiei and realize your  potential lor success and happi-  ness. Oroxer Ma Ngh quaUy hardback bookloday - 839. Dametice  Centre, 401 Weal Hawing. St.,  Vancouver,B.C. V6B1L5oroa��  681-0318. Viae and Mastercard  accepted.  FOR VIKINGS ONLY. 1080  Homer Street, Vancouver, B.C.,  V6B 2W0, 6884618. Scandinavian Giftware. Featuring  "Hagar the Horrible-. See use!  Brertwoed Mal Marketplace,  January 21-Februarys.  HELP WANTED  8100/DAY. How lo May home  and make 8100/day. Cal  (403)4884034 for amazing re-  Weatem Canada's large* pizza  chain la looking for energetic,  motivated people for profk ihar-  Ing.managerialportlone. Excellent opportunMM for peopai wanting mor. than |uat a salary. Must  be wWng lo relocate. Send resume to: Panarjopoutoe Pizza,  ���201,34314 Marohal Road, Ab-  boUtord,B.C.,V2S1Lg.  HELP WANTED  TRAIN TO MANAGE AN APARTMENT/CONDOMINIUM COMPLEX. The Government licensed  homestudy certification includes  tree placement assisstance. Free  brochure: 681-8456 or outside  Vancouver 1-800-665 8339 (24  hrs).  MISCELLANEOUS  Yesteryear's Country music -  I Those lavourfle okf artists and  songs hardly lound in stores any.  more. Free catalogue: The  Music Bam, 7306 Woodbine,  Depl. 622, Marknam, Ontario,  L3R3V7.  TAKE THE SHORTCUT TO  SUCCESS. Enroll in the BCIT  Barber/Styling program Cal Ken  Coleman al (604)4328632.  Classes begin every week.  TRAOESPERSONS - Millwright,  preter Individuals wilh coal preparation plant experience and  knowledge of hydraulics. Maintenance Electrician, live years electrical maintenance experience in  open pit mining, coal processing  or an industrial environment.  Heavy duly mechanic, experi-  ence working in an open pit mine  ererlronmenl repairing Euclid and  Cat haul trucks, Cat graders end  dozen, production drills, Demag  shovels, PaH 2800 shovels end  Letourneau Irani end loaders.  OusKlcalions: Must possess or  be eligible lor Aberta Journeyman or Interprovinclal CerlHica-  ton. Salary: 821.41 per hour, pka  tut benefits package. Forward  resume to: Personnel Coordinator, Gregg River Resource. Ltd.,  Bag Service 6000, Hlnlon, AB,  T7V1V6.  WfOCOMETO VICTORIA. Busy  \flctoria building supply centre  r^juirw. person.xpenenced in  pre-hanging Interior and exterior  doora. Related experience is an  aaraat. We offer Canada's warm-  eel cantata and a very attractive  corrsierriallonpackage. Cal Pe-  lerNaamythal(504)479-7151.  PERSONALS  The Government owea you  money -1 on welare, no tax  return lied since 1987. Las Hodman, 1130 MaWroam Road,  West Vancouver, B.C., V7S 2C9.  PITS  AKITA'S (JAPANESE BEAR  DOGS). Excellent Ismly pell  and guard doge. Registered  pupa Irom champion slock.  Shots, tattoos. 766-2282 or 767-  3167. Mastercard and Visa accepted ___   REAL ESTATE  Modem, Attractive 14 Bedroom  Condo Apartments. Batconiea,  Patk��,Appllanoea,ln-auHeator-  aga, etc 800-1200 squire feet.  BeauHul Logan Lake. $25,000 b  $43,000. 1 -523-9048 or 1-523-  SEKVKES  MAJOR BBC and Injury claims.  Joel A. Wener trial lawyer lor 22  year.. Call ootlecf: (604)736-  9800. Contingency leea avat-  able. Injured kiB,C, only.  TRAVEL  AUSTRALUVNEW ZEALAND.  Can the South Pactlc aparieaal,  ANZA Travel. VeneouverfAuck-  land, return Irom $1,204 to  11,724. Vanoottver/Sydney re-  lumtrom$1,344to$1,f*f��. Van-  couvercaJ: 734-7726. ToHree:  (4004724824  "Come up and see us"  ABOVE KEN'S LUCKY DOLLAR  VWlTHRIFTY'S  HUP THE  GIBSONS  888-2486 or Box 664  Fab. 13th*  MONDAY, January 28th, 1991  Sumhlne Coast University Woman's Club - January meeting at  11:30 am at Kirkland Centre, Davis Bay. For futher information  call 885-9589.  Cedar Grova Elementary Parents Group. - Regular meeting. Agenda: Group discussion on guidelines. Please attend.  TUESDAY, January 29th, 1991  Gibsons Yacht Club - will hold their Annual General Meeting  tonight at 7:30 pm at the Marine Room, Gibsons.  Tai-Chl Classes. - Starting today at the Rockwood Centre and running for 14 weeks. Time: 12 - 1:30 pm. Cost: $60. Call 885-2522  tor further inlormation.  Friday, February 1st, 1991  Sechelt Marsh Society Meeting - at the Arts Centre. Guest speaker  is Dr. Don Bland with a slide show of a wilderness expedition in  wild Borneo.  Saturday, February 2nd, 1991  Potluck Feast - Hear Darlene Marzari, NDP Status of Women Critic  and MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey, at a Potluck Feast at  Greenecourt Hall, Ocean Ave., Sechelt, tonight at 5 pm. Everyone  welcome! Bring your favourite dish and $4 admission. For further  information call 885-6000 or 883-1154.  Monday, February 4th, 1991  Gibsons Business and Professional Women's - Dinner meeting. 6  pm tonight al Bonniebrook Lodge, dinner at 6:45 pm. Guest  speaker, Mrs. Osaka speaking about Japanese women. For  details phone 886-2552.  Tuesday, February 5th, 1991  Post-Natal Class - at Sechelt Health Unit, 7 to 9 pm, everyone  welcome. To register call Sue Lehman, 885-7930.  Gibsons Teen Outreach Society - Come and join us for an informal  meeting at Ihe Marine Room at 7:30 pm. Contact Jan, 886-8918,  Anne, 886-7038 or Louise, 886-3452 for further information.  Thursday, February 7th, 1991  Sunshine Coast Hospice and Palliative Care Services - Information  Evening, 7 pm at the Lutheran Church, Davis Bay (Hwy. 101 at  Whittaker).  Saturday, February 9th, 1991  Child's Improv Classes- 8 weeks starting today. $85. Call  Rockwood Centre at 885-2522 for further information.  The Annual Festival ot the Written Arts - Four-in-One-Sale. A  Garage Sale, Vintage Art Sale, Book Sale and Fabulous Fashions  Sale all rolled into one big sale! In the Rockwood Centre North  Wing from 10 am to 2 pm.  NOTICE BOARD  MISCELLANEOUS  Mondays  Pender Harbour Choir - Capilano College Choral course taught by  Lyn Vernon, Monday nights, 7-10 pm at the Music School.  Everyone welcome, age 15 - 90. Men needed especially. For further information call 883-9277.  Tuesdays  Sexual Abuse Survivors Group - every Tuesday. 7 to 9 pm al Ihe  Action Society Office (across from the Post Office in Sechelt). Contact Deborah, 885-5680.  Thursdays  Birth Control Clinic at Coast Garibaldi Health Unit, 494 S. Fletcher,  Gibsons every Thurs. Irom 7 to 8 pm. Everyone welcome.  "Lost & Found" a new group for seniors who are experiencing  loss and need support, will meet at the Health Unit in Sechelt,  across from the Post Office. 2-4 pm, every other Thursday, starting January 17. Phone 885-6101 or 885-5614 for information.  Fridays  United Church Thrift Shop - in basement of church off Truman  Rd., open Fridays, 1 -3pm.  Saturdays  Sunshine Coast Hospice Volunteer - Training Program, Saturday  February 16,23 and March 9. Phone S.C. Home Support Society,  885-5144, for further inlormation.  Sundays  The Sunshine Coast Stamp Club - under the sponsorship of the  Rockwood Centre will be meeting every second Sunday at  Rockwood Lodge at 7:30 pm. The next meeting is February 10.  Phone 885-3381 or 885-7088 for further information. Open for ail  ages.  Other  Rockwood Centre - Fly-Tying course, 5 weeks, $25, starting Feb.  5th, 7-9 pm. Instructor John Alvarez, children encouraged to  enroll.  Tole Painting Intermediate with Aileen Garnet starts Jan. 31 from  2-4 pm for 4 lessons. $50 plus supplies.  Armchair Theatre with Betty Keller, Tuesday. Feb. 5 from 2-4  pm for 6 sessions. $30. Discuss the 20th century dramatists and  their works.  Call the Rockwood Centre, 885-2522, for further information.  Parent/Teen Relationships - Project Parent Is sponsoring a 7 week  group, Wednesdays, beginning January 30/91, 7-9pm for  parents and their teens. For information and registration call Sunshine Coast Community Services Society at 885-5881.  Parenting 2-12 Year Olds ��� Beginning Monday, Feb. 4, 7-9:30  pm. To register call 885-5881.  The Rockwood Centre - is now accepting proposals for artists exhibitions for the 1991 - 92 seasons. Please contact Anita Kehler,  885-2522, or drop portfolio by centre offices.  Co-Dependent Group - 6 week program beginning Monday,  February 18,6 to 7:30 pm. To register please call Margaret, Action Society, 885-5680.  Driftwood Players Present - "Steel Magnolias". Wednesdays,  Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 6 thru Feb. 23. Tickets  $10 each. Two tor one Wed., 6 and 13. At Talewind Books, Lin-  nadines, Coast Books and Seaview Market.  Tin B.C. Yukon Hurt A Strike Foundation - volunteer canvassers  will be calling on you between February 10 and 28. Many more  canvassers are needed. If you can help out, particularly in the  Halfmoon Bay area, pis   contact Maralyn Palfy, 885-2229.  >-JL.  mmmmtMaamamm Coast News, January 2B, 1991  21.  by Mail Benson  SccMt Legion Branch 140 President Ted Farewell, left, presented  Ronald T. H. Biggs with the 1990 Legionnaire of the Year  Award. -JoiUoaaaoeepkoio  Men's hockey  Legion wins one  Whalers beat the fourth place  Kings 7-5. Mike Yarrow(4) led  the way with four golas while  singles were scored by Kelly  Cousins, Darren Kohuch, and  Tom Poulton.  Denis   Carboneau(2)   and  Steve Carey(2) scored a pair of  goals   while   Wayne  Wrig-  glesworth also scored.  THIS WEEKS GAMES  Wednesday, January 30,7:30  pm, Gilligans vs Hawks; Thursday, January 31, 7:30 pm,  Kings vs Creek; Friday,  February 1, 7:30 pm, Creek vs  Hawks; Saturday, February 2,  7:15 pm, Wakefield vs  Gilligans; 9:15 pm, Buccaneers  vs Kings.  LEAGUE STANDINGS  WLTP  Wakefield 16 2 3 35  Hawks * 10 2 20  Buccanem ��� 10 3 19  Kings 8 11 2 18  Guttata 7 12 3 17  Creek 4 13 3 If  Roberts Creek Legion won  their first game of 1991 by coming back to defeat the fifth place  Gilligans Flyers by a score of  6-3 last Friday evening in Men's  Hockey.  Gilligans was leading 3-1 going into the final period on  goals by BUT Stockwell, Randy  Benner, and Rob Stockwell and  it looked like they had the game  well in hand.  Creek's Benny Benson sparked the Creek comeback with a  pair of goals while Colin Joe,  Ken Fitchner, Neil Wesson and  Ken Kapron also scored. Goalie  Travis Green closed the doors  and was sparkling in nets.  First   place   Wakefield  ra NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  i CENTRE  New Testament Church  5536 Whirl Rd., Sechelt  Sun. Worship Service     10:30 am  Wed. Bible Study 7:30 pm  Morning Prayer 6:30-7:45 am  Tues.-Sat.  New Lift Chrtatlan Academy  Enrolling Kindergarten - Grade 12  Pastor Ivan Fox  Principal, Oavid Cliff  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Service  GIBSONS  Glassford Road 11:15am  SundaySchool 11:15am  ST, JOHN'S  Davis Bay Road and  Slmpkins Road 9:30 am  Sunday School 9:30 am  Rev. Stan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  CHRISTIAN LIFE  ASSEMBLY  (Formerly Qlbaona Pentecostal Churchi  School Rd., opposite RCMP  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pm  Phone: Church Office 886-7107  Pastor Oan MacAulay 886-7107  Youth Pastor J. Morris 886-3499  Affiliated with the Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada  LIVING FAITH       \t  LUTHERAN CHURCH  Whltaker Road & Coast Highway  Davis Bay 885-2202  Rev. Frank W. Schmitt, Pastor  Sunday Church School 9:30 am  Sunday Worship 11:00 am  Coma Grow With Us!  ANGLICAN  CHURCH OF CANADA  Sunday 10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  Wednesday 10:30 am  Worship and Bible Study  St. Aldan's, Roberts Creek  Rev. Esther North 886-7410  Show your spirit  come back to church.  CHRISTIAN  SCIENCE SOCIETY  in Ihe Greene Court Hall  Medusa St., Sechelt.  A Warm Invitation to all  Sunday Services 11:00 am  Except Dec. 16th  For inlormation, please call:  885-2506 or 885 3888  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  Telephone: 886-2611  Sunday School  Worship Service  9:30 am  11:00 am  Cal Mclver, Pastor  "The Bible as it is...  lor People as they are."  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  in Sunday Worship  Children's Progress 9:45 am  Prayer 10:00 am  Morning  Worship Service 10:45 am  Wednesday 7:00 pm  599 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  88670W  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:30am  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship    7 pm In homes  Wednesday  Bible Study 7:30 In homes  J. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7488 Office 885-9707  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  OF CANADA  St. Hilda's, Sechelt  8:00 am ��� 9:30 am.  St. Andrews ��� Pender Harbour  11:30 am  Rev. June Maffln  Rev. Dan Gilford  885-5019  "rV. .Kptenta nam mleom to all"  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH  MASS SCHEDULE  Saturday  5:00 pm St. Mary's Gibsons  Sunday  8:45 am Indian District  9:45 am Holy Family Sechelt  11:30 am St. Mary's Gibsons  CONFESSIONS  1st & 3rd Sat. 4-4:30 pm  Holy Family Sechelt  2nd & 4th Set. 4:30-5 pm  St. Mary's, Gibsons  888-1528  SD#46  Program for ailing studonts  by Rose Nicholson  A new program for students  who, because of illness, are confined to home or hospital, has  been instituted by School  District 46.  Hanne Ratzburg, the  teacher/counsellor responsible  for the project, told trustees at  the November 27 board meeting  that an increasing number of  students, particularly those with  M.E. (chronic fatigue syndrome), are unable to attend  regular classes, and were in  danger of falling behind their  classmates in school work, and  were also unable to take advantage of the counselling services  available in the schools.  "These students are even  more in need of counselling  than students in school," said  Ratzburg. "They often have  many fears connected to their  illness.  The new program takes a  wholistic approach that  recognizes the connection between physical, mental and  emotional health. "The mental  stress of an illness can often  make it seem worse than it is,"  said Ratzburg.  "The whole family, particularly in chronic illness, can be  involved with the student. We  have 10 students with long term  illnesses. Often they don't know  what symptoms to expect, and  with a relatively new disease like  M.E., there isn't a cure. They  are living in a lot of uncertainty,  pain, discomfort and  psychological problems caused  by the illness.  "These things create a stress  that often makes students angry  and aggressive, and many  young students don't have the  maturity to deal with these  things. Because so little is  known about M.E., students  often ask me 'will I die?'. This  is not so with M.E., but with  cancer, it is a very real fear."  Ratzburg said depression  caused by uncertainty is a problem faced by many young  students who are ill. This also  happens to pregnant teenagers  and young mothers who may  not know what the future holds  for them.  "We see these factors acted  out by reduced motivation, they  just don't feel like doing the  things they used to do. We see  the A student slip to a C or D  level. Often, before they are  diagnosed, they know something is wrong, and this shows  up as depression. Or they may  become withdrawn, or aggressive. The energy that used  to be spent in social or school  activities is now used in trying to  cope."  At this stage, parents or  teachers, who may be unaware  that the student is ill, often unwittingly add to the problem by  being critical of reduced performance.  "This creates a vicious circle  that must be broken for the sake  of the student's physical health  and mental well-being." Ratzburg stressed. "The role of the  counsellor is to intervene before  the situation develops into a  severe depression that can be  very difficult to overcome. The  suicide rate among adolescents  suffering from chronic illnesses  is very high."  Ratzburg and other school  counsellors and teachers visit  students in their homes and help  them, not only with their school  work, but with the often more  difficult psychological problems  caused by their illness. "All of  this contributes to the well-  being of the student. One of the  basic roles of a counsellor of  homebound students is to act as  a liaison between the school, the  peer group, the family and the  student.  "A vital part of this is the  family doctor, and we also work  with other agencies such as  Mental Health, Public Health  Nurses and Human Resources.  "We work to build the student's self-esteem, because that  is often the first thing to be affected. If a student who is used  to getting straight A's can no  longer do this, their identity  goes. It is not enough to tell an  honour roil student they should  be happy with a B average.  They feel they have lost part of  themselves, they often cut  themselves off from friends.  This is particularly true of the  students who are athletes."  Ratzburg and her team ol'  counsellors see their main function as helping these students reenter the mainstream of school  life as soon as they are able.  "We like to see the illness a a  temporary thing until they ure  well enough to go back to  school. Often, for high school  students, by the time they are  well, their class has gradual. J  without them, and they do not  want to go back to school so we  arrange for other alternatives.  "Getting back into social  contact with their friends is Important, We act as liaison with  their peer groups. We arrange  for their friends to visit, or set  that they get to social events at  the school. However little, that  contact is very important."  Sechelt skirmish  A staff memo issued by Sechelt Mayor Nancy MacLarty  sparked controversy in the Sechelt Council nxently, and  became the subject of a motion tendered by Alderman  Michael Shanks it ��� special January 25 council meeting.  MacLarty's memo had indicated that any future services  contracted out to a professional engineer by the municipality  were to be cleared through her office.  MacLarty said that an inspection of recent billing for these  services���from the end of November to mid-January���had  shown charges amounting to $65,000. Much of the money  had been used for "studies", some of which are still ongoing.  MacLarty indicated that she was unclear on the authorization process for these expenditures and wanted to see more  control over the situation.  The motion proffered by Shanks declared that "...it was  not the sole prerogative of the Mayor to contract such expenditures on behalf of Council." The motion would see requests  for engineering expenditures referred to appropriate committees, who���in turn���would make recommendations to council.  The motion was tabled when MacLarty said she would reword the memo to clarify her stance and Indicate the involvement of the entire council.  Any way ijou Slice it  the Classifieds bring results  4       ���       ��      1      *  w.  e^NF/j,  % D\��  BULLETIN BOARD  885-2261  Upcoming Meetings:  - Forest Advisory Committee  Wednesday, January 30th at 7:00 p.m.  - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee  Tuesday, February Sth at 6:45 p.m.  - West Howe Sound Recreation  Committee Meeting  Wednesday, February 6th at 7:30 p.m.  in the Marine Room in Gibsons  ��� Arts Liaison and Support Committee  Friday, February Sth at 2:00 p.m.  CHAIRMAN'S OFFICE HOURS  Chairman Peggy Connor is in the Regional  District office and available for public inquiries  most days during our regular business hours.  Mrs. Connor would like all residents to feel free to  contact her by phone or to meet with her in  person. Please call her at 885-2261 if you would  like to arrange a meeting.  ��������� ���'M"'..J*,!-:  RECREATION  for the FUTURE  The Sunshine Coast Parks and Recreation Action  Plan Steering Committee Is holding a series of  community meetings.  The meetings will feature a presentation by the  professional Environmental Recreation Consultants Ltd. of results from their interviews and  surveys as well as recommendations for  "RECREATION FOR THE FUTURE" on the  Sunshine Coast.  COME HERE AND BE HEARD!  Chuck tha tlmts and locations balow tor the  matting naaratt you!  Gibsons ana area: Tuesday, January 29th  at 7:30 pm  Elphinstone Secondary  Cafeteria  NOTICE  Equipment For Hire  LOCAL EQUIPMENT CONTRACTORS  The Sunshine Coast Regional District is now updating the list of local equipment for hourly rental  (operator included) for 1991.  Registration forms are available at the SCRD  office and are to be submitted each year in  January to the Superintendent of Public Works.  Annual Flushing Program  We are commencing our annual flushing program  from January 28th to February 1st in the Roberts  Creek area.  You may experience short periods of low water  pressure and/or sediments in the water for brief  periods of time. The water is safe to drink.  For weekend emergencies between 8 - 4, call  885-5213.  Thank you for your co-operation.  S. Lehmann  Works Superintendent  If  91  ATTENTION  Residents Using  Regional Garbage Collection  The Regional District will be enforcing the Garbage Collection and Disposal By-law No. 22 which  states:  "Every owner or occupier of premises shall  provide sufficient containers in which to  deposit garbage and permit the same to be  collected and disposed of. The said  containers shall be of standard size  (approximately 16x22) and shall be of the  type manufactured from light weight  galvanized sheeting or heavy plastic with  close fitting lid as sold in retail outlets as  garbage cans." f^v.   - -OT  Sechelt and ana:  Pander Harbour  and area:  Wednesday, January 30th  at 7:30 pm  Sechelt Elementary Foyer  Thursday, January 31st  at 7:30 pm  Madeira Park  Elementary Gym  4_        j.  ���^ ���      , 22.  Coast News, January 28,1991  Against the war  Speaking it a Peace Rally in Sechelt, Mackenzie riding NDP  candidate Howard White was critical of what he called the  "selective morality" that is being applied to this war. "We are  seeing selective reasons for pursuing this particular tyrant and  not others," he said. "It is important that Canada import some  level of statesmanship to international affairs." ��� See story  ��� ���Rom Nicholson photo  Hot line  On January 25, a legislative attack was launched at  Sechelt's recently-installed mayoral "Hot Line."  The "Hot Line", a campaign promise made good and put  in place by Mayor Nancy MacLarty, is an answering machine  featuring a personalized message from the chief executive  herself, which runs round the clock to give Sechelt residents  constant access to the Municipal Hall.  Responsible for the unlikely assault on the innovative service was Alderman Michael Shanks who motioned at a  special council meeting that, because MacLarty had Installed  the "Hot Line" at the Municipal Office "with no authority  through resolution of council," a motion was needed to come  from council authorizing its installation.  An additional aspect of Shanks' motion would have made  MacLarty responsible for keeping a log of incoming calls and  reporting them to the council on a weekly basis.  MacLarty assured council that she did already keep a log,  and, though the "Hot Line" has been in place for only a couple of weeks, she has already received calls from concerned  citizens, all of which she has referred to the appropriate  departments.  A further "Hot Line" concern of Shanks' was its "...initial and ongoing cost to the local taxpayers." MacLarty said  the answering machine cost $129 and the only actual ongoing  expense is the monthly phone bill. "Not bad for the service  provided," she said.  After lengthy discussion the vote was taken with Alderman  Shanks losing the round by a six to one count,  A & T ENTERPRISES:  CONSTRUCTION SERVICES  ��� CUSTOM HOMFS       .ADDITIONS  ��� RENOVATIONS  Planning a Renovation?  886-3538  Wc Still Hake  ALLIED  Ihe Careful Movers  in a day when personal service seems like a chapter Irom history,  vou ii be pleased with Alliad's genuine concern. Call us. We'll  make a helpful house call...right away.  LEN WHAYS TRANSFER LTR.  Custom packing, storage, local 4 long distance moving.  HWY 101, GIBSONS      "SMBaSS" DO-SSM  TERMINAL  fore* Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  CEDAR ��� FIR ��� HEMLOCK ���  886-7033  80 gather in peace vigil  by Rose Nicholson  They all had a slightly dif-  ferent way of expressing it, but  the 80 or so people who gathered at Sechelt Elementary  School last week for a peace  vigil were unanimous on one  point.  They were all unhappy about  the war in the Gulf.  They were a cross section of  the community, ���politicians,  church ministers, teachers,  seniors, housewives, nurses,  union members, mothers, those  who had personal experience in  World War II, and, most apparent, ���a large group of  students of all ages.  They spoke of their feelings.  They sang songs of peace accompanied by native Indian  drums which, as Ghislaine Gen-  eau said, "were the sound of the  heart beat of Mother Earth."  They lit candles to signify the  spirit of peace.  Their ideas ranged all the way  from criticism of the political  actions of world leaders to poignant evocations at a very personal level of the anguish of  those who were experiencing the  war in their own lives.  The practiced public  speakers, the politicians and the  ministers, spoke eloquently of  world affairs and the immorality of war.  Provincial Liberal leader  Gordon Wilson declared that,  "We have to make sure our  message is clearly spelled  out...Canadians are not people  of war, we are people of  peace..."  "The United Nations must  not be used as a vehicle to promote aggressive acts...it must  remain a high order...that will  evolve into the new global  system of human kind interacting in a statesmanlike manner  so that we can recognize the  differences that exist  culturally...and bring about the  resolution of our differences  through peaceful means."  Local NDP candidate Howard White was critical of what  he called the "selective morality" that is being applied to this  war. "We are seeing selective  Dogs kill  goat near  Gibsons  by Joel Johnstone  An apparent wild dog attack  killed a goat owned by Wayne  Buchanan of North Road just  outside of Gibsons town limits  last Wednesday.  "Our dogs were in the house,  our neighbour's dog is on a  tether, and our neighbour says  he heard dogs barking, scrapping and making all kinds of  noise," Buchanan said after  returning from the veterinary  hospital. "We really don't  know if it was one dog or multi-  pie dogs. My girlfriend,,  Michelle, came home and heard  bleating. The goat was trying to  stand up and was chewed up  from her hindquarters to her  neck."  Efforts to save the family pet,  which Buchanan had hoped to  breed this year, proved fruitless  and early Thursday the  numerous wounds claimed the  animal,  Sergeant Ed Hill of the Gibsons RCMP says outside of a  wild dog attack on Keats Island  last year this is the first attack  he has heard of in recent years.  Buchanan says RCMP told  him that because of his location  beyond the town limits, he can  shoot any animal harassing his  livestock under the Livestock  Protection Act.  "We had this happen before,  but we caught the dog, I  couldn't get a good shot at it so  I didn't shoot it. I'm not going  to pull a trigger unless I can get  a good shot at it."  In that case, Buchanan claims  the dog was of the Pit Bull Terrier breed. This time round the  attack claimed a victim, and  Buchanan cautions anyone who  lets their dogs run free.  "People think if they've got a  couple of acres���'let's let the  dogs out'. They should keep  them on a good tether so things  don't happen. I don't want to  shoot someone's valuable pet,  but I will if I have to and if the  owners get upset then they can  come and talk to me about paying my expenses."  Buchanan traded an $800  horse for the goat.  reasons for pursuing this particular tyrant and not others. It  is important...that Canada impart some level of statesmanship to international affairs.  "This war is a terrible  mistake, and we can't stop saying that."  Reverend Stan Sears of the  United Church quoted Martin  Luther King who said, "there  are certain things in the social  system to which we must never  become adjusted. One is mob  rule, and another is the madness  of militarism and physical  violence."  But some of the most telling  statements came from those  who were not used to speaking  in public, and were nervous.  One woman, who as a child  had lived in Europe during  World War II, said simply, "I  know what war is like."  Denise Lagasse, who is herself a determined worker for  peace, paid tribute to Muriel  Sibbley, the Victoria mother of  five who felt so strongly about  peace that she joined a peace  camp on the Iraq-Saudi Arabia  border, "knowing she might  never see her children again...  "She challenges us all to use  our energies in creative, non  violent ways because ultimately  the greatest tool for change is  the belief in, and the love of  life."  A man who had grown up in  India reminded us that the  situation in the Middle East had  been going on for a lot longer  than most people realized, and  Westerners don't understand it.  Jennifer, an Elphinstone student, read a poem she had written on January 14, the day  before the war started.  "...don't let this generation's  blood be shed so quickly, not  without protest. Don't make it  easy, don't tune out on the  reality* of conflict...War is  wron|V no one wins...protest  the atrocities now before we see  a generation of bloodstained  eyes* and us with stains on our  conscience because we didn't  tryf  Her   Light,   who   almost  gle handedly has kept alive  ! back-to-the-land movement  of the sixties, suggested that the  Sunshine Coast could well see  another huge influx of those  who are not willing to fight for  "my country, right or wrong."  He would like to see the  Coast become "a sanctuary for  these war resistors who are trying to cross the border to escape  that insanity. It could be done  at the people level. We could  just decide, and it would be  so."  Alex Ryan, one of the  Elphinstone students who  camped out in the rain and cold  at an earlier peace vigil at  Pioneer Park in Gibsons, said,  "We know that the energy we  are generating will help others  who do not agree with the war  to express their opinions in a  peaceful manner. Together we  may be able to make a difference.  "There may be a time when  conflict and disagreements will  be solved peacefully if enough  people want it to happen. We  know we won't be able to stop  the war by ourselves, but we  might be able to help find peace  in the future. At least we are doing something to try and pull  society as a whole out of the  quicksands of war and up to the  mountains of peace."  Then with candles lit, a group  of hardy souls, accompanied by  the drums and singing songs of  peace, marched to the  cenotaph.  Do they know about this  small Sunshine Coast event in  Baghdad, in Tel Aviv, in  Washington, in Ottawa?  "People are doing this all  over the country," Roger  Lagasse reminded the guardians  of the flickering candles at the  cenotaph. "We have to keep  this up. We've got to let them  know we will not tolerate war."  Guess Where  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to the lint correct entry  drawn which locates the above. Send your entries to reach the  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons by Saturday of this week. Last'  week's winner was Sheila Bisho, RR4, Reed Road, Gibsons, who,  won $10 for correctly identifying the string art boat located near  the Provincial Park in Roberts Creek.  * PLEASE NOTE: Due to GST, prices are now considerably lower  as a result of elimination of former manufacturing taxes. Savings are passed on to DeVrles' customers.  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