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 A  *  simple guide to your assessment notice  Local property owners will begin  receiving assessment notices from Victoria this week, and for the first time they  will be able to compare the fairness of  their assessment to that of their neighbours'.  Some assessments will go up, some will  go down, and some will remain unchanged. It is still too early to predict what  effect this will have on an individual's  taxes, but in theory the total tax burden  should be more fairly distributed than it  has been in past years,,  Assessment notices received in the next  week or so will show the actual values of a  property owner's land! and buildings. This  figure is an estimate of the property's  market value based on recent selling  prices of other properties of a similar size,  quality and location.  Also shown on the assessment notice is  the assessed value of the property. This is  the figure which will be used to determine  the property's taxes. The assessed value  will be 15 per cent of the actual value for  residential properties, 25 per cent for  commercial properties and ft) per cent for  industrial properties.  According to Area Assessor Raymond  Winterburn, few properties on the  peninsula have been seriously underassessed. As a general rule, however,  older residences will be more likely to  receive assessment increases than newer  ones.  Property assessments were frozen by  the provincial government in 1974, and  while buildings constructed, since then  have reflected soaring market values in  their assessments, previously-set  assessments have remained unchanged.  A property owner whose assessment  increases by more than 10 per cent will  have the increase phased-in over a four  year period. The phase-in provision applies only to residential and commercial  properties.  Although the assessment changes will  undoubtedly lead to some taxpayers  paying more and others paying less than  previously, the total amount of property  taxes collected from this area is dependent  on the budgets which will be set by the  local taxing authorities (the two village  councils, the regional district and the  school district).  That works in this way:  A taxing authority's mill rate is applied  against a property's assessed value to  figure the taxes on that property. The rate  of one mill equals $1 in taxes for each  ' $1,000 of assessed vqlue. For example, if  the mill rate is set at 10, and the assessed  value is $20,000, taxes would amount to  $200.  To arrive at a mill rate for a given year,  the taxing authority estimates how much  money it needs for the year (the budget).  It decides how much of the budget must  come from property taxes (some comes  from grants and other sources), and  divides this figure by the total assessed  value of all property in the area.  So, if the total assessment of an area is  $6 million, and if the amount computed by  a municipal council to be raised by  property taxes is $72,000, then $72,000  would be divided by $6 million to produce a  result of 0.012, or 12 mills. Council would  then set the mill rate for that year at 12  mills.  The    new    system   of    property  assessment will be applied this year to \j  almost every one of the 900,000 properties  in B.C. subject to local and school taxes.  The sytem is being reformed, basically,  because it is, a complicated mess.  After years of political interference,  the system has reached the point at which  assessed values often bear no relation to  ENINSULA  market values, ahd properties of similar  value may have very different  assessments.  In aU B.C. communities, there are two  authorities setting .assessed values and,  thus, two figures appear on the  assessment notice. One figure is for  ���Seepage A-7  2nd Class Mail  Registration No. 1142.  Serving the Sunshine Coast, (Howe Sound to Jervis Inlet), including Port Mellon, Hopkins Landing. Granthams Landing, Gibsons, Roberts Creek,  Wilson Creek. Selma Park. Sechelt. Halfmoon Bay, Secret Cove. Pender Hrb.. Madeira Park. Garden Bay. Irvine's Landing, Earls Cove, Egmont  Label  18 Pages��� 15c Copy  LARGEST READERSHIP OF ANY PAPER ON THE SUNSHINE COAST.  Volume 16 ��� No. 1  Wednesday, November 30, 1977  A little bit of fallen snow  causes lots of trouble  Victoria delay stalls  Pender school work  An early winter snowfall blanketed the  Sunshine Coast last Wednesday -- too  early for many motorists, who despifej  advance warnings were caught without  snow tires.  Local towing services reported that at  least 35 vehicles were retrieved from  ditches and roadsides as drivers from Port  Mellon to Egmont found their cars and  trucks moving along icy roads in every  direction but straight ahead.  A spokesman for St. Mary's Hospital  said no serious injuries were reported as a  result of the snow. "We had a couple of  broken hips from falls and a few  whiplashes, but that's about all," she said.  The official Gower Point weather  reporting station recorded 5.1 centimeters  Construction at the new Pender Harbour Secondary school has ground to a'halt  and local school officials are blaming a  "discourteous" Ministry of Education for  the work stoppage.  Trustees have been waiting since  September to call tenders for tht? school's  completion, and so far the delay has cost  the district $20,000.  According to Secretary-Treasurer Roy  Mills, the problem began when it was  discovered fire insurance from the  original building was not sufficient to  cover the replacement cost.  The high school burned down in September, 1976, and since then pupils have  been studying in portable classrooms.  Acting on the ministry's advice,  trustees decided to postpone additions to  the Bowen Islaiicl and Elphinstoi|e schools  and use the^p,000 saved to finish the  Pender Harboji��;school.  ���A  tbescho  $20,000 it was estimated the delay had  caused the board due to rapidly escalating  costs.        /  District Superintendent John Denley  said the postponement was seriously affecting the morale of Pender Harbour  students who are without the use of a gym  and specialized classrooms.  The board .aigreed to send a telegram to  the ministry Friday, over Fisher's  signature after Mills pointed out that  inquiries from his office were ignored.  On Friday afternoon Mills received a  reply to Fisher's telegram saying McGeer  would approve the funding resolution  November 28.  "But that's just a hope, not a promise,"  Mills told the Times.  The Secretary-Treasurer had some  harsh words for the government  bureaucracy. *  "They are always talking about et  reMtytion*!^ ficiency. But this is incrediifa-^e w#&  Chooi-board It th^i����fiisJi "mating in   _^p^&sed to heard from them v^ithin'tvki  September and the next da/forwarded to   weeks and it's been two months. It's JuStf*"  dragged on, dragged on and dragged on.  An undetermined part of the extra  $20,000 will have to be raised through local  taxes, says Mills. The rest will be paid for  by the provincial government.  If McGeer does not sign the funding  order on Monday, says Mills, "then we  send a delegation across to set on his  desk."  Victoria for their approval.  By November 24 the trustees had  received no reply from the ministry.  At that night's school board meeting,  Chairman Celia Fisher accused the  government of being "really discourteous" and trustee Maureen Clayton  suggested the district personally bill  Education Minister Pat McGeer for the  .^    iW*^^}^^^    <V     '  Hydro presents its  Cheekye line plan  WITH THEIR school bus stranded in  Sejma Park these Chatelech students  decided to walk home during Wednesday's  sudden snow  storm.  In  Gibsons, many pupils ended up  spending the night with friends and  students at Half moon Bay elementary  had  an   unexpected  holiday  Thursday when their school bus  driver decided not to risk the icy  roads.  ��� Timesphoto  B.C. Hydro representatives last  Thursday made their first official local  presentation on the proposed Cheekye  First Gibsons  Vicinity Plan  meeting Dec. 7  The first meeting of the Gibsons  Vicinity I'lan Committee has been  .scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday,  December 7, nt Elphinstone Secondary  School.  The public is invited to attend the  meeting, but will not be allowed to make  presentations nt this time. A series of  public hearings on the plun will Ih;  scheduled later.  The vicinity plan will consider the area  bounded by Langdale on tlie north and  .Seaview Cemetery on tlie west.  Nine persons have been selected to sit  on the committee. Assistant Regional  Planner Paul Mortiz snld they were  chosen to represent the geographic areas  of the region. Named to the committee  are: Don Head (Williamson's landing;)  Gerry Klrsh (Hillcrest Ave.); Shieln  Kitson (Henry Hoad); Ted Mltzer  (Franklin Hoad); .Joan Rigby (Franklin  Hond); Gury Mundell (Granthams  Iaiindlng); Bernard Parker (East Gower  Point Hoad); Kevin Kyan (West Gower  Point Hoad) and a representative from the  Kquuinlsh Indian Band.  Santa Claus is  coming to town  .Santa Claus ls coming to town.  The jolly old self will arrive at .Sunnycrest Mall In Gibsons nt 11:30 n.m. this  .Saturday, December 3.  Hudolph, unfortunately, had other  plans and won't he ulong on this visit.  aSaula Is coming direct from the North Pole  by helicopter.  power line ��� and encountered their first  unofficial local opposition.  Billy Ellis, representing Hydro, told  Regional Board members that the right-of-  way route across the Sunshine Coast to  Vancouver Island was selected because It  represents the only practical corridor for  the project, which will eventually include  two 500 kilovolt lines.  In response to questioning by Mike  Humphries, an Islnnds Trust representative, Ellis said tliat routing the line  somewhere through this area, with a  mainland terminus at Cape Cockburn, is  "not negotiable."  The exact routing of the lino as lt  crosses the penlnsulu is open to discussion,  however, Ellis said.  He was confronted by a group of  Sakinaw Lake summer residents who  objected strongly to a consultant's report  prepared for Hydro which suggests an  overhead crossing of the lake.  One of the Sakinaw Ijike property  owners, Bruce Barclay of Vancouver,  criticized the consulting firm, Beak  Consultants, for not talking to residents In  the area before preparing the recom-  mendatloas.  He was told, however, that the report  was Intended to deal primarily with  technical data relating to geographic,  environmental and oconomlc factors and  that public input would Ik; sought dining  the next stage of the evaluation process.  In response to another question from  Humphries, Hydro spokesmen  acknowledged thnt lasufflclent research  lias been done Into the .possible effects of  such high voltage lines on persons living  nnd working near them. Howovor, said  Kills, "if there are any biological or  physiological effect*, they are apparently  very small and non-cumulative."  Hydro officials also stated that the  proponed tle-ln between the Cheekye line  and the Sunshine Coast's present 13d kv  line would be for back-up purposes In an  emergency.  Public meetings to discuss tlie proposal  will lie set at a later date by the Heglonnl  District.  k  ���V  ^%t/ mam  THERE WERE MANY impassable  .spots on the peninsula Wednesday as  a Pacific storm dumped 5.1 cm of  snow  on  the  Sunshine   Const  but  pcrhups the worst was tho Davis Bay  hill, Most motorists simply gave up  and waited for tho snowplow but a few  hardy .soul.4., Including Drew McKee,  above, took a run at the Icy slope,  McKee didn't quite make it. Half-way  up his cnr took a quick spin nnd  headed downhllll again.  of snow Wednesday, just under two inches.  Snowfall of three inches or more was  reported from unofficial sources in other  areas.  Gibsons and Sechelt RCMP reported a  total of 17 motor vehicle accidents Wednesday and Thursday, but no serious injuries.  One car slid off Gower Point Road and  rolled over several times. The car was "a  write-off, but the driver wasn't hurt," a  Gibsons RCMP spokesman said.  Sechelt police reported a two-car  collision Wednesday near the Wakefield  Inn resulted in a total of $3,000 damage to  the vehicles, but no injuries.  A salt truck hit a parked car on the  Granthams hill.  A woman and her baby were trapped  for a brief period after their car went Off  the road and flipped onto its side on  Ratportage Hill in Roberts Creek. They  were rescued by two off-duty Gibsons  RCMP officers.  Police described the major trouble  spots as the Davis Bay, North Road,  GranthamJ and Langdale hills. Only two  four-Whee|\drive vehicles made it up the  Langdatejnill during a three hour period,  and workers leaving for the 3 p.m. shift at  Port Mfhph were unable to arrive until 7  p.m. ./"^"- -   " "������*������'- ������ ���  School bus drivers were able to complete only part of their routes in most  areas and never managed to reach some  schools at all, leaving principals and  teachers to arrange whatever alternate  transportation they could for the students.  Driver Jamie Dixon, carrying a  busload of Chatelech Junior Secondary  and Sechelt Elementary students, said he  was stopped by RCMP just at the Selma  Park boundary and told that the highway  was closed because of stranded cars  blocking the road. The students had to  walk home from that point or try their luck  in hitching a ride from one of the few  moving vehicles. Some of the Chatelech  students had to go as far as Roberts Creek,  Dixon said.  With Dixon's run ending at Selma Park,  he never reached his next pickup point at  Roberts Creek Elementary.  Principal Bob Wetmore at that school  said, "We waited for the buses until about  4, and then some of the older .students  * began walking the younger ones home."  Wetmore was still at the school at 6:.30  p.m., arranging transportation for other  children.  At that, he left school an hour earlier  than Principal Verne Wishlove at Madeira  Park Elementary. A dairy truck  jackknifed at the Pender Harbour  waterworks corner, blocking tlie highway  in both dircctloas for several hours.  Wishlove said he finally arranged for  parent Richard Tomkies to meet him on  tlie south side of the truck and to carry  home a carload of Halfmoon Bay  youngsters.  Similar little dramas were repeated up  and down tlie coast.  Wendy Ecclesal the Wilson Creek Day  Care Centre found herself with nine preschoolers, "so we had a slumber party."  Eccles said the Minibus coming to pick  up one child "had a slight accident, then a  mother coming to pick up her child went  Into a ditch. We figured that was enough.  "We didn't tell the kids they were  stranded. We just said, 'We're going to  have a party, and we'll get you home in the  morning.' "  Pender Harbour Secondary Principal  Frank Holmes said his buses were "late  and slow, but they all made It except the  Hnlfmoon Bay bus. I finally drove some  kids home around 0 p.m. About six others  were bllletted In homes around here. You  have to give u lot of praise to tho school bus  drivers."  At Elphinstone, Principal Don Montgomery said tliat by (i p.m. all but about 15  students hnd made their way home by one  means or another. Elphlastono students  from Port Mellon stayed overnight wllh  friends In Gibsons.  Gibsons Elementary Principal Sam  Held Snld his .staff managed to get all their  students out hy about 4:15, after receiving  a call an hour earlier saying there would  lie no buses. "The weather was forecast,"  See Page A-7  K Page A-2  The Peninsula Times       Wednesday, November 30,1977  The PENiNSULA^fo**ea  EDITORIALS  Dennis Fitzgerald. Editor  "A free press is the unsleeping guardian  every  other  right   that free   men   prize.  of  men  Winston Ch u rchill  READER'S RIGHT  Three important points  missed in Hydro meeting  Editor, The Times: -  Only one of the three local newspapers  turned up at the meeting with B.C. Hydro  officials and the Gibsons Wildlife Club, the  Sechelt Rod and Gun Club and the  Fishermen's Union held recently in  Gibsons. This seems to us to be a strange  way of encouraging organizations to let  the public know about their activities  through the medium of the press, but  maybe ours is not to reason why. You can  bet, however, that if this had been a public  meeting with the inevitable excited people  jumping up and down and yelling at each  other, the meeting would have hit the front  pages. As it was, because it was an orderly  and well conducted meeting nobody  thought it was worth mentioning.  It is generally understood that a better  understanding of problems involving the  public and government-run. organizations  can be reached by talking face-to-fa'ce  with the people involved in making  decisions, rather than by letters and indirect methods of communication. This is  precisely what this meeting was all about.  Nobody really expected B.C. Hydro to  come out and say, "We won't spray  defoilants any more" and neither did they  expect any startling revelations to be  made by either B.C. Hydro or for that  matter the representatives from the clubs.  I think lean say here that the meeting  did achieve its objectives and that at least  three suggestions put forward by the clubs  were accepted by B.C. Hydro.     '  First, that the clubs volunteer their  services to look after the fish-bearing  creeks which cross the right of way. This  was an idea which orginatedwith the clubs  and not, as one paper suggests, by B.C.  Hydro.  The second idea was that the clubs take  their samples of water after the spray  program and submit them for analysis by  an independent lab. This, weithink is an  excellent idea and one which will be  followed up. '  The third idea was that a local contractor who states that he can clean up the  right of way to standards required by B.C.  Hydro for considerably lessthan;.aj.vthing  that B.C. Hydro officials had been quoted  previously, would be looked into and  possibly acted upon. If this idea is accepted, it could mean that the spray  program, which is used mainly for  economic reasons, would not be  necessary.  We feel that the public are well able to  make up their minds on matters like these,  rather than have the news media make it  up for them either by not attending a  meeting at all or by attending and-then not  reporting it, the implication being, of  course, that there was nothing worth  reporting.  I think we should take the opportunity  here to thank our guests from B.C. Hydro.  They were, Mr. WA. Best, Asst. Gen.  Manager, Electrical Operations; Mr. D.J.  McLennan, Divisional Manager, Metro  Region; Mr. H.J. Lazarski, Production  Manager, Metro Region; Mr.P.W. Mosby,  Vegetation Management Supervisor, and  of course Mr. E.J. Hensch, District  Manager, Sechelt.  Thanks are also extended to Mr. R.M.  Janis of the Sechelt Rod and Gun Club who  did an excellent job of chairing the  meeting and to those members of the  Gibsons Wildlife Club, the Sechelt Rod and  Gun Club and representatives of the  Fishermen's Union who took an active  part in the meeting, and we must not of  course forget Mr. Frank West who  represented Mr. Don Lockstead, MLA,  who was unable to attend. It was also very  good to see Mrs. McKown, a teacher from  Elphinstone High School and two of her  students. We appreciate their interest in  our endeavours.  We are sure that when the time comes  to talk about the new high voltage transmission line from Chaekamus to Vancouver Island, the people from B.C. Hydro  will be prepared to listen to the people and  to come to some reasonable compromise  acceptable to all when it comes to routing  it through the Pender Harbour area. The  subject was touched upon at our meeting  but it was felt that the time was not ripe for  detailed discussions at the time.  J. Hind Smith  Gibsons Wildlife Club  CINAMMON BRYANT, seven,  examines a piece of her parent's  stained glass work as she helps them  Would a Gibsons marina  help the quality of life?  Editor, The Times:  The objection to the shelving of the  Gibsons Marina by local development  entrepreneurs merits a reply.  As the barely disguised vested interest  in profits and sales rears its head, let's  examine a few points.  Would the marina improve the quality  of life of the ordinary citizen of Gibsons?  The quiet life of a small coastal village is  precisely the reason most of us choose to  live here. As is clearly stated by the pro-  marina group and the Village Council, the  marina is principally for the use of greater  Vancouver boaters who will hopefully drop  a few .shekels into whose pocket?  One of the aldermen mentioned, as an  alternative to the marina, the development of the village owned lots into picnic  areas and Improving the beach area. This  project would be there to be enjoyed by  everyone in the Gibsons area.  At present we are all concerned with  the surrender of our wntcr system. How  Thanks for help  on a snowy day  Editor, The Times:  I would like to publicly express my  heartfelt thanks to Marg Pearson of the  Wilson Creek Day Care Centre for  arranging transportation to bring my  thrce-yenr-old daughter Into Sechelt  during last Wednesday's disastrous  snowstorm.  To Mr. Walter Tripp, who volunteered  to use Ws four-wheel drive for transportation up the treacherous conditions of  DavIa Bay. I am particularly grateful.  Your "nclghbour-help-nelghbour" attitude  In this small community needs to lx;  publicly acknowledged.  Judy Ma thon  Sechelt.  The Peninsula^dtneb  Piibllxhecl Wcdncnduyd nl Seenclt  on H.CWSiimlilnc ("oml  by  The I'cnlimiln Times  for Wntpret Publication* I��1  .it.Scvhelt.ll.l'.  llox.UO-   -Sechell. Hl\  VON ,��A0  PhoncM5-.12.il  Office lion is: H:.K)a.m.  lo S p.m., lues Sill.  Siilm-riptlon H��il<-\: (In advance)  Local, V/ per yew'. Hryoml .VS mllr*. M\  U.S.A., ilO. Ovrt-nutll.  prepare   their   display   for   last  Saturday's Wilson Creek craft fair.  ���Timesphoto  Are we paying for highway  work everywhere but Here?  about the surrender of our bay area for the  profits of the few and the doubtful  pleasures of the visiting "boaty".  As is quite often the case, hidden behind  the oft quoted "progress", taxes increase  while the quality of life of the ordinary  citizen decreases.  Frank Braithwaite  Gibsons  The road makes  no sense at all  Editor, The Times:  Thank you for printing the words of  sanity which Maryanne West presents  regarding the Squamish highway  proposal.  Only a little thought must lead us to  conclude that such a road must threaten  our present ferry service and would be  disastrous ih terms of relaxing travel to  Vancouver.  The road makes no sense at all In terms  of economy, time or energy saving and  would be a much greater risk in terms of  safety f.id In terms of human stress.  11 ;��pc that such rational considerations  u ill prevail and that the present campaign  will suffer a most welcome death,  Wm.B. Forst  Gibsons  Someone yelled  Tree Coffee'  Editor, The Times:  During the snow storm on Wednesday  the buses didn't nuikc It very far past  aSechclt so all us kids had to walk home on  the cold and slipper roads. I was slipping  and falling nil over the place. .Some kids  were from Roberta Creek and other far  places. We were very sore and cold when  someone yelled 'Free Coffee." Everyone  ran over and the place was swarming with  kids. Hut the place kept giving out coffee.  Our thanks to the Beach Buoy for the hot  coffee,  David Webb  Wilson Creek.  Editor, The Times:  (The foUowing letter was sent to Mr.  A.V. Fraser, Minister of Highways,  Victoria.)  My indignation over road conditions  during snowstorms on the Peninsula has  finally ^reached the point whereby I can no  longer keep silent. After four winters of  witnessing the same lack of preparation,  poor organization, and slow reaction to  road conditions caused by pre-forecasted  snowfalls, I have finally been prompted to  write your department and demand a  public explanation, if possible.  In March, 1976,1 sat as Official Court  Reporter at the Inquest into the death of  Lillian Trotter. She was killed ma motor  vehicle accident on the 30th of November,  1975. The following verdict and recommendations were brought in by the jury:  "We,  the Jury,   conclude  that  on  November; 30, 1975, Mrs. L. E. Trotter,j  died as a result of a motor vehicle accident  on Davis Bay Hill. We feel no blame should  '*be<wplaced ,(^;^ the;  - hazerrdous ft^d-t^ditW; even  Mrs. Morrif^T^  vehicle at that time   /'������'  "We, the Jury, conclude that on  November 30,1975, Mrs. L. E. Trotter,  died as a result of a motor vehicle  accident on Davis Bay Hill. We feel no  blame should be placed on either party  due to the hazardous road conditions,  even though Mrs. Morris was not in  control of the vehicle at that time.  "We feel that the grade on the Davis  Bay Hill that slopes off, forcing traffic  that is going down hill, to slide Into  oncoming traffic under extreme  slippery conditions should be  corrected. Snow removal and sanding  equipment should be made available  before conditions have become extreme."  Constable Boothman, of the RCMP  Detachment, Sechelt testified: "At the  time of my arrival, it had been snowing for  quite a period of time." He went on to say:  "The road was covered with four to six  inches of wet heavy snow and was extremely slippery, and lt was still snowing  at the time of my arrival and during my  period of Investigation at the scene. The  road surface was such that other traffic  coming through the scene was having  some difficulty and creating such a hazard  I did not take measurements of the actual  scene." He further stated: "Further to the  conditions of tlie highway, at the time of  my arrival, and through the time of my  attendance at Uie scene, there was no  Indication that there had been nny  maintenance work with regards to plowing  or sanding."  Constable Boothman also gave  testimony concerning the grade slope of  Duvlu Bay Hill, from which testimony, In  my opinion, the recommendations of the  Jury resulted. Ho further gave testimony  tliat both vehicles involved in this accident  were equipped with snow tires on the rear.  One of these vehicles wns also equipped  with Ico studs.  Constable Boothman hud arrived on the  scene at approximately 8:30 a.m. Sunday  morning, and It had begun snowing In the  Gibsons area from 6 p.m. tho previous  Saturday evenlnR.  To my knowledge, no attempt to  correct the slope of DavIa Bay Mill has  lieen undertaken by the Department of  Highways. Please correct me lf I am in  error.  This Inst Wednesday's snowfnll was  known and forecast well in advance. There  Reflections  Big Brothers  By Vern Giesbrecht  Stop uranium ifiining in B.C..  Kdltor, The Times:  Did you know that a uranium mine Is  bring planned for Birch Inland on the  North Thompson River? If this mine Is  allowed to start, the pollution will run  through part of the Thompson River, the  Fraser Hlver and Into Georgln .Strait.  We don't need the pollution this will  cause. If this mine can be stopped lt will  set a precedent to stop rnture uranium  mining In B.C.  If you are opposed to this mine, voice  your opinion by writing to I .en Marchnnd,  MP, House of Commons, Ottawa, Ont.  PaulWIckland  Gibsons  was nO doubt snow would fall and yet no  attempt, to my knowledge, was made to  salt or sand the most treacherous hills on  the Peninsula, and especially Davis Bay  Hill, which, as noted above, is badly  designed and one of the most treacherous  on the Peninsula. Was it because there was  no salt stored on the Peninsula in advance? And, if there was not, why not? The  snow did not start to fall until early afternoon. Surely conditions warranted  some action to be taken. There could have  been no excuse of men being unavailable  as it was during regular working hours.  As you are aware,' there was great  tragedy, both minor and major, as well as  incredible inconvenience for a large  number of residents on the Peninsula '  during those hours of snowfall. Not only  were there many vehicles damaged there  were many individuals who were forced to  deave their cars and walk miles in order to  'get home. The school children were forced  to find their,own way home and if no  itr^isportation was available, were forced  walk. Although the school buses  eventually reached Sechelt, they refused  to do the run from Sechelt to Halfmoon  Bay, because of the treacherous conditions  on Redrooffs Road, on Sergeant's Bay Hill.  One school bus nearly tipped over on  Langdale Hill.  I would appreciate some information as  to what went wrong again this year. 1 can  appreciate the fact that many individuals  caused their own problems by not being  equipped with snow tires. However, even  those who did have snow tires, four-wheel  drives and chains, had extreme difficulty  in gettng up the more treacherous hills.  I can further appreciate the fact that  snowstorms on the Peninsula are few and  far between, resulting therefore in a small  contingency of graders, senders and salt  trucks. However, in almost every instance  of snowstorms, and particularly this one,  there has been ample time given of a  pending snowfall. Adequate preparations  should have been taken, and quite simply,  to my knowledge, were not.  We, as taxpayers, through gastax, etc.,  pay dearly for the upkeep of roads.  Adequate preparation and thorough  organization is taken in areas where snow  is regularly expected, I.e. the interior of  B.C., and throughout the rest ot the  provinces. Unfortunately, It seems that  our milder temperature lulls the Department of Highways into a false sense of  .security, and like the ostrich, you bury  your heads in the sand (snow?) and ignore  the fact that we do have snow. Surely, the  ono or two short term snowstorms as these  other areas. Are we paying for snow  removal and salting, etc. everywhere else  but here?  If tliat is tlie case, then 1 think it is high  time for the people on this Peninsula as  well as the residents of Vancouver, to rise  up out of Uielr upathy and indifference and  liegin to pressure your Department and  tho ever present burcuuerucy into proper  maintenance of this area during , the  winter.  Please let not this appalling situation  occur again this winter or any future  winter.  .ludy Mathon  .Sechelt.  Graeiousness in  defeat is laeking  Editor, The Times:  I noticed two comments In your postelection edition, one by defeated regional  candidate Duncan Sim describing winner  Joe Harrison as a "puppet" nnd the other  Shn'a hard-working backer Lloyd Davis  suggesting Harrison won by knifing opponents In the back, lf either of these  tactics were an advantage to winning the  confidence ot people in Area A, Davis and  his mnn would have gone In by a landslide.  I congratulate these two gentlemen on  their graeiousness In defeat.  Howard Whit*,  MadelruPnrk.  There are many fatherless boys on the  Sechelt Peninsula, boys whose fathers are  absent from the home because of death,  divorce or desertion. "I wish I had a nice  father like the other kids," one of these  boys said wistfully. He was lucky.  Although his father didn't return, he did  get a Big Brother, an understanding man  who befriended him and filled some of the  gap left by the father's absence. -  At least five boys iirthe Sechelt-Gibsons  area are waiting for a Big Brother. Some  have been waiting since June. A seven-  year-old with no fond memories of his  father desperately. needs a close  relationship with a man he can trust. A boy  of nine is confused and hurt because his  father left the family on the boy's birthday. He's waiting for a Big Brother too.  "The most important qualities a Big  Brother must have are patience and understanding,' ' commented Bob Wetmore,  chairman of. the steering cornmittee, who  was asked by special education to set up a  Big Brothers chapter on the Sunshine  Coast. "The boy has to get confidence in  you and this may take tirhe." ,  Wetmore, who is principal of Roberts  Creek Elementary School, said eight Big  Brother-Little Brother relationships have been established since  the local chapter was organizied in August,  1976. In addition to the five boys on the  waiting list, there are frequent enquiries,  including calls from mothers who applied  for a Big Brother in the Vancouver area  but have since moved to the Sechelt,  Peninsula. In the next few years, as many  as 25 boys may need Big Brothers locally,  he said.  When the local organization gets its  charter in about three months, it will  become one of 19 fully-established  chapters in B.C.  Big Brothers is a Canada-wide agency,  established in 1904, and is supported by the  United Way Agency and various levels of  government. Its motto is "No man ever  stands so straight... as when he reaches  out to help a boy."  Wetmore said Big Brothers usually  spend four to six hours a week with their  little Brother, fishing, playing or watching sports, seeing movies and doing  other "father-son type of things." The Big  Brother is not expected to be a "sugar  . daddy" or to become involved in the  mother's problems. Occasionally, he may  wish to include other family members in  the activities he shares with his Little  Brother. Relationships usually last a  minimum of two years.  "One old gent in Vancouver, who's in  his 70's, is looking for his fourth Little  Brother," Wetmore said.  "The^titM^  liave all grown up but they still lieep^iff "���  touch."  Big Brothers are carefully screened  and mothers wanting a Big Brother for  their son must fill out a detailed application form. Suitable men are matched  with boys who have compatible interests  and before the boy meets his Big Brother,  he and his mother talk to special education  counsellor Drew McKee of the Big  Brothers steering committee.  "Usually no name is mentioned at first  when Drew tells the mother and the boy  about the Big Brother, but if the mother  gets a hint of who it is, she practically runs  up to the Big Brother and kisses him,"  Wetmore laughed.  "The toughest thing is when I have one  Big Brother and three kids who want him.  I hate playing God." In this situation,  Wetmore usually opts for the "most  suitable match-up", rather than the boy  who needs a Big Brother the most.  In some cases, a boy who requests a Big  Brother "may need professional help  rather than a dedicated volunteer," he  added.  The usual age for Little Brothers is  eight to 12 but three of the boys here are  teenagers, and these relationships are  working out well, as are the five involving  younger boys, Wetmore said. All but one of  the Big Brothers are married and several  have families. They range In age from 22  to the 60s.  Constable Ross Nash of U)c Gibsons  HCMP detachment, who grew up with four  sisters, got nn unexpected bonus when he  Joined Big Brothers a year ago and was  matched with nine-year-old Adam. Tlie  Iwy asked, "Can my little brother come  along?" Big Brothers headquarters had no  objection and Cst. Nash didn't mind so now  six-year-old Ryan ls Included ln many of  the activities.  "There was a little hesitancy on both  our parts at first, but we get along great  now," said Cst. Nash, tho youngest and  only single Big Brother ln Uils area.  "Adam's pretty proud that he'a the only  kid In school with a cop for a Big Brother.  He wants me to talk to his class,"  The boys have toured the police station,  taken rides in the police car, gone skating  and hiking. Adam sometimes accompanies the tall policeman when he  coaches basketball at F.lphlnstono.  "WlUi shift work, It's hard to see the  kids every week but I try to see Uiem Uirce  or four times a month. They're Involved In  . Cutis and Beavers and so on and don't  seem to have problems. They're really  Rood kids. Sometimes when my sister  conies over from Burnaby with her four  kids, 1 take all six of them out. Then  there's real liavoe."  The boys' mother said they are "really  lucky to get someone like Rum He's a  Hpectal friend, you could say. Ilk outings  give them something to look forward to,  and he calms them down."  "I like him quite a lot," Adum commented. "We go skating and when his  sister comes over with her children, I'm  invited over there...He's going to talk at  my school in December.  Another local Big Brother,  photographer and advertising salesman  Harvie McCracken of Hopkins Landing  can't understand friends who say they  "don't have time" to be a Big Brother.  "It's so rewarding for me, I wish I  could spend more time with Dick," he  said. "You don't have to go out of your  way. Often it's just a matter of including  him in something you were going to do  anyway. Tomorrow, for example, I'll pick  him up at school and take him out to lunch.  I have to eat anyway, right? It's not a  chore, because I enjoy his company."  McCracken's wife Carol suggested Big  Brothers when he turned 30 and wanted to  "get involved outside of myself." He said  he is not "club oriented" and found that a  one-to-one relationship is what works for  him.,' '..."."���'..  He's been with Dick, who's 11, since  summer. They've gone|p movies, worked  together in the darkroom, and discussed  books. "He does extremely well at school  and was attempting to get into Gone With  the Wind. He wasn't too impressed. He  said there was 'too much romance' to  wade through before he got to Rhett  Butter."  Although the boys "make it very clear  to you that you are not their father," Dick  is proud of him and introduces him to  friends as "Harvie, my Big Brother,"  McCracken said. "His mother leaves us  very much alone but she is very thankful  for the relationship...! feel very good about  being a Big Brother. Friendship is what  it's all about. It was inconceivable to me  that guys I knew weren't as excited as I  was."  If you are willing to serve as a Big  Brother, or want more information, phone  Bob Wetmore at 885-9229 or 885-9006.  Thank you for  a wonderful time  Editor, The Times:  On behalf of the Holy Family Parish, I  would like to express our thanks to all  those people who helped to make our  Christmas bazaar and tea and raffle such  a wonderful success.  1 The winners of the raffle were: 1st  prize, Motorola stereo, to Leo Jager of  Gibsons; 2nd prize,' Mr. Coffee cof-  feemaker, to Alice Young of Halfmoon  Bay, and 3rii prize, handcrafted comforter, to Lila Head of Gibsons.  Thank you aj^jiiostj^inceiidift!       -  r,^��*%* j f iSi?^lVia'SfeBlackwell  CWL president  Sechelt  Shaping up  By BARB LAAKSO  In my previous column I mentioned  that we live in a three dimensional world  with our bodies built for action and with  oxygen as the key to life.  The body's billions of cells require 30  times as much surface for their intake of  oxygen as our entire skin area covers. A  man snoozing may absorb about a half pint  of oxygen a minute, where a runner trying  for a new record mile would use about five  quarts in the same amount of time.  In a biochemical study of exercise and  functional growth it was shown that "just  one week of inactivity causes noticeable  demineralization of over half, of the  calcium from the bone."  Calcium aids in the transportation of  impulses to the nerve cells. In other words,  when this mineral is lacking you become  tense and would suffer from insomnia, lf  calcium is deficient so then is magnesium,  without which tho brain cannot function  normally. The activities we participate in  are a.s important as the milk we drink.  ln outdoor travel, such as hiking or  canoeing, "thinking" along with "action"  is a person's prime responsibility to his  body - we must consider its warmth,  coolant, energy, and its protection. Thi!  brain controls all action and knowledge. If  the oxygen we need.(we use only al>oiit  four per cent of our oxygen intake) plus  water, energy and food are lacking, the  brain -soon deteriorates.  Now that the weather is cold, anytime  you leave the house you should take a  .small 10 lo If* pound dny pack. When hiking  or skiing, this should contain water, food,  spare clothing, compass, matches,  emergency blanket and first aid kit,  With a two degree temperature drop  from the body's normal !)}) degrees, Ihe  brain begins to slow, and death can lx-  imminent. .So fitness and thinking i',o band  in hand.  Perhaps you're not a "fitness nut" and  simply can't relate to what was Just said.  .Still you find you are nervous, constipated  und can't get to sleep. You say your diet is  good! Well, what could the problem lie? It  could be that the body's active  requirements are missing, so come on!  Join la on some of our activities.  I would like to make use of this column  to Invito all women to my Wednesday  Night "Keep Moving Class" which could  solve some of yoar problems. It's from  l>:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the gymnasium at  Chntelech school,  I would like to thank Uie Wilson Creek  Group Home for donating their (ruck and  canoes for my canoe course. The weather  saved up most of its weekend storms for  us, but maybe we'll give it another try a  little earlier next year. Wednesday, November 30,1977  The Peninsula Times  PageA-3  ���  9AW9&M on his way!  arriving at the Mall via helicopter  this Saturday, Dec. 3rd at 11:30 a.m.  SANTA'S HOURS:  Sat; Dec. 3rd  from 11KK) am to 1:00 pm  3:00 pm to 5:00 pm  Friday/ Dec. 9th  1:00 pm to 3 pm  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm  Friday, Dec. 16th  IKK) pm to 3 pm  6.00 pm to 8KK) pm  Wednesday, Dec. 21st  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm  6:00 pm to 8.-00 pm  Saturday, Dec. 10th  11:00 am to IKK) pm  3KK) pm to 5KK) pm  Saturday, Dec. 17th  11KK) am to 1:00 pm  3.00 pm to 3:00 pm  Thursday, Dec. 22nd  IKK) pm to 3KK) pm  6KK) pm to 8KK) pm  Friday, Dec. 23rd  IKK) pm to 3KK) pm  6KK) pm to 8KH) pm  SPECIAL EVENTS  Friday, Dec. 17th  1:30-2:30 p.m. GIBSONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHOIR  7:00-9:00 p.m. ELPHINSTONE HIGH SCHOOL BAND  Monday, Dec. 19th  GIBSONS ELEMENTARY CAROLERS  Also  Come and see a display of Christmas Art  by local school children.  Piloted  Have your picture taken with Santa by  our  expert   photographer!   A Christmas  photo is one you'll treasure always.  Each photo  is 5"x7"  in beautiful  natural color.  r^r^r<s>jr����V��^J'"^<^>*<<V<'^<"^J��^*^<*V*^''"^^  Christmas Week  Store Hours...  .r��ajraaK<aV<^>��^*r^."S>><^raa>Ja"^jra^C^  DEC. 19 & 20.9:30 am to 6:00 pm  DEC. 21.22, 23.9:30 am to 9:00 pm  DEC. 24, 9:30 am to 6*00 pm Page A-4  The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, November 30,1977  dip these suggestions for gifts  __T^ ��1?11 WTMR^ /__kd ^s a^t*nasI Choosing gifts is  easy at KITS CAMERAS.  CUP &  choose  S^  GIFT IDEAS  Visa/Chargex  GIFT IDEAS  I  GIFT IDEAS   [  ! Lay a way those! !  [gifts now      j j  I and avoid the Christmas rush. il- i  t  I  I "WIW^IW W* I  j Uso either one at KITS CAMERAS. j  ^"^ KITS" "l  GIFTIDEAS  llils Klfl is fyr .  Illuminated  SHUe Sorter  litis KlH Is for .  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CHARMS & EARRINGS  Now Line  "FIRE STERLING"  must be seen  and a showcase more  BOOKS & STATIONERY  in the mall  8864013  CHARGEX  master charge  -������-�����;>.-������..���-  '������&''- *:$#  Sunny says:  Sister if you  are having  Sewing Problems  Brother can help  Pacetettet  convertible series  sewing machines  ^ ''4' s^-k^fH  m^hln.s.  4 models to choose from  at the  FAB SHOP  886-2231  $0  * REMNANTS  * COTTONS  * POLY KNITS  ���Gift Certificates  ���Repairs to Most Sewing Machines  ���Beginner's Sewing Classes  ���Style & Simplicity Patterns  PP:pp0l^m^Pp'.y^r..  ��� *y.\&r\'iW��,;'- Wednesday, November 30,1977  The Peninsula Times  PageA-5  WIN A TURKEY EVERY DAY  December  Simply fill in the entry  Nothing  except Sundays  store.  >  %>*x  necessary  ? *���    ������ V.    *���  New draw every  <i  \.     ty    sX>  ��*>  i-S^*,-'  \     ,f  1     r >i  vvw?  .*_>;  ���?       is*J*  draw to be made  each evening at  store dosing.  V  * * f**  ^^/���"V  ���_*��*  week  �����' iv ^i  t>&  ''<%?  .,    v^B..'  yt&i  's what you  ���WSS&I  ���-_\  ��.  ii.  ?S��4.  Mp  fiVl  p% p  hv  SuperValu Turkeys  SuperValu also features "FRESH" grade "A" turkeys. You are sure  to enjoy these plump, tender birds specially selected by our buyers.  Also there is a good selection of ducks, roasting chickens, cornish  games hens and "Butterball turkeys". All gov't inspected grade "A"  birds.  every selection unconditionally guaranteed to satlsfyl  f�� >-m^ %  IMryflHMiwhaii  Iff ** TTO*^!*?r,*  w  h>* h  ;*   *r ���&.  (tt.--,  it* *  i.w  M*  #  S"      l  to  \~&*WV*  nj  :.&  f/��J  gov't inspected ���fresh  S^fjlf  VI  *S'  _-***_  li*  iKtt-r^_Bftk .ftt1 ._Ki_tt_tt_flfe_yht ���  A?    4  '-A  ?P?h  .��"    ?,.��  IW  f\     '  /m   ����i *,  *h.l  picnic ib.  Foremost  ice cream  all flavors ��� 4 litre pails  SuperValu fancy  fruit cocktail  14 oz. tins  Canada fancy  apples  spartan ored delicious ��� golden delicious  Super\felu  right for you  prices effective: Dec. 1st thru Dec. 3rd 1977  only at SuperValu Gibsons.  We reserve the right to limit quantities PageA-��� The Peninsula Times Wednesday, November 30,1977  W00DBURNIN6S  by Gibe Day  a gorgeous gift.  String Art  Ming Tree Kits  Rug Kits        Bead Kits  Leather Grafts  Wood Planter Kits  Match Stick Kits  EXCLUSIVE TO DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS  NORWEGIAN  TAPESTRY KITS  * Cushion Covers  * Bell-Pulls  * Wall Hangings  Large Model Kits  Hobby Optical Lamp Kits  Candle Kits Mosaics  Paragon Grewel Kits  LAR6E SELECTION OF JEWELRY  FOR MEN & WOMEN  * CHARMS   * RHINESTONES   * CHARM   BRACELETS   * B;C. JADE  * 14K   GOLD  CHARMS   * JEWEL   BOXES   * RINGS   * EARRINGS  PHENTEX  Reg. 89c  while  it lasts  J J 1 U <\LtX   isjOti.  HAVE  WONDERFUL HOLIDAY  ^T* fl.  Sale ends '*   *  Dec. 3,1977 |   \  Merry Christmas  and Thank You  Sunshine Coast  from all of us  Cactus" Flower  for first choices  SHOP NOW  and  /  / bEkVt  _k^L. Ikur^li I     m% WW f% I  _Bju_m__,    _��_fl_RK-^_^_kA >  mmmmmt^^mmJmmSMM/y\19meM. t>  Your  Selections  *      for  Christmas  "good shopping  begins & ends  at  GODDARDS  Fashion Centres  Sunnycrest Centre, Gibsons Trail Bay Centre, Sechelt OiRtCTAUtNOuiHitSlOTHK Aft��A ASSJSSOK  ���   ���-  FAIRTOUN ASSESSMENT AREA  2000  100TH STREET  FAIRTOUN> B.C.  V8S 3A4  *%  Wednesday, November 30,1977  The Peninsula Times  mcaNOait  666-6666  A&UUASI hi BOLC NuMJta  27 81 318 OJOaS.Zlf,  CITY OF FAIRTOWN  BRITIfM-COiUMBIA  ASSESSMENT lUTHORITY  ASSESSMWTO  DTICE  JOHN TAXPAYER  286.0 ORAHAM STREET  FAIRTOUNr B.C.  V8S 2A2  ACTUAL VALUE PARTICULARS  ottci.sicy.  aCtua. vault  E).  LAND       24,000  BUILDINGS  36.000  ,0ML    60.000  ACTUAL VALUE  RESIDENTIAL  RESIDENTIAL  IftN&CI-fcMI'lCATlDM  2.4 23456  /    :  PageA-7  2860 ORAHAH STREET  i  ACTUAL VALUE  .60*000  ASSESSED VALUES  tmaai^Msnatlt MOj.staL ��ua.oiti  9,000 9>>000  I*  m>  How to lead your atM��meni notice  This is the name, address and telephone  number of your Assessment Area  This is the Assessment Roll number of your  property. Please use this number in making  enquiries with your Assessor.  This is the name and address of the owner  as recorded on the assessment roll  This is the profierty description as recorded  in the Land Registry Office. The location or  address is shown where available.  This is the actual value broken down into  land and buildings (improvements) and the  classes of property (residential commercial  etc), The class of property determines the  percentage of actual value used for assessment purposes. (See back of assessment  notice).' '���.���..-;.���/'  This refers to land classification (farm, tree .  farm land rural).  This is the actual value total for your  property (the approximate market value) as  determined by the Assessot The assessed  values on which your taxes will be based are  a percentage of tfris actual value total  You will riotice there are two sets of assessed'  values: one for general/municipal purposes  and one for school/hospital purposes.  ���'-.".���"���'' '\t '-.  Elves Club drive  2 Dec. 2  Elves Club depots will be set up Friday,  December 2, and Saturday, December 3,  to receive donations for the peninsula's  needy families. ^  The depot will be open in Sechelt  Friday at the rear of the Holy Family  Church on Cowrie Street and jn Gibsons  Saturday at WW Upholstery & Boat Tops,  1779 Wyngaert (behind DeVries).  Elves Club members and other persons  may pay club dues and donate foodstuffs  and gifts such as toys or games. There will  also be a loose collection and membership  drive both day's at Trail Bay and Sunnycrest malls.  Volunteers are needed for a couple of  hours each day to help with the effort.  Interested persons may call Nancy  Landry at 886-9472 or 886-7522.  Christian Science  ' 'God is our refuge and strength, a very  present help in trouble."  This is an everlasting promise which  we can apply to every single detail of our  daily life. This promise is ours to trust, to  ' believe and to demonstrate.  In Science and Health with Key to the  Scripture by Mary Baker Eddy are these  words, "Divine Love always has met and  always will meet every human need." Pg.  494.  MORE ABOUT ...  ��� a bit of snow  ���From Page A-l  Reid said. "I don't know why this couldn't  ,have been prepared for." -   ,-.  ;, Sechelt School District Secretary-  Treasurer Roy Mills said that for the most  part the school buses weite hampered by  other traffic more than the snow, "but I  personally feel that the buses should carry  chains."  Mills said that school board policy is to  notify certain Vancouver radio stations  when bus runs are cancelled; they left at  their regular times."  "The big question I'm going to have to  sit down and discuss with (Supt.) John  Denley is if it's going to snow whether we  should close the schools early."  Mills said Thursday he had received  two complaints from parents about the  situation on Wednesday.  George Hopkins, who manages the  school bus transportation system, said it  was the cars, not the buses, causing all the  trouble on Wednesday. "The buses can't  go over the cars. We had three buses  leaving Sechelt. I was driving one of them.  But there were ISO idiots at the Selma  Park hill without snow tires on."  The bus coming from longdate was  struck by a pickup on the longdate hill and  knocked into a ditch, he said. There were  no injuries.  He said chains are not practical for the  buses because they won't fit over snow  tires.  By Thursday morning most roads were  clear, but bus driver Dixon ran into more  problems with a load of Halfmoon Bay  Elementary youngsters. He said the roads  around the Jolly Roger were still so icy  thnt "I Just turned around and took them  homo."  i   AL'S   |  i BACKHOE!  LOCAL PROPERTY owners will be  receiving assessment notices such as  the one above this week, and some  people may be in for a surprise when  they see the assessor's estimate of the  actual value of their property.  MORE ABOUT. ..  Assessment officials say the new  system of computing assessed values  will produce a. fairer distribution of  the,tax, burden and. that the change  will hot affect the total local tax bill.  Assessment notice guide  ���From Page A-l  general purposes and one is for school-  hospital purposes. On the Sunshine Coast  both figures will be the same because all  local taxing authorities have agreed to set  assessments in the same way.  The difficulties in the assessment  system began in 1967 when then Premier  W.A.C. Bennett decreed that the assessed  value of any piece of property could be  increased by no more than five per cent  from the previous year.  In 1968 a number of municipalities were  allowed to circumvent this restriction by  creating two tax rolls, one for municipal  purposes and one for school purposes.  Gibsons and Sechejt,, however, continued to use the school roll, which in 1968  was again limited to a five per cent increase.  The consequence of this series of  restrictions was that over the years many  properties became seriously undervalued.  New buildings were usually assessed at  higher values, reflecting rising market  values.  In 1974, the NDP government announced the five per cent limit would be  removed from all properties except  residential and farm properties. This  created such a furor,' however, that the  government promptly froze assessments  on all properties in the province, and until  this year they have remained at that level.  In 1975, the NDP government appointed  a commission of inquiry and instructed the  '':%oififlnission to come up with a plan which  would make assessments intelligible to the  average ratepayer. Earlier; this year, the  commission released its findings, with the  basic recommendation that tax rolls  should once again be based on the actual  value of property.  The Social Credit government has  adopted some of the commission's  suggestions. In August, the government  passed Bill 31, the new Assessment Act,  which requires that a property's assessed  value be the same as its actual, or market  value.  The government offered local taxing  authorities the option of four different  routes for achieving this change. In order  to avoid confusing ratepayers, the local  authorities have chosen the plan which the  provincial government is using for school  purposes. This provides for a four-year  phase-in. By 1981 all properties will be  assessed at 100 per cent of their market  value.  Under this plan, different classes of  properly will be ^assessed diiring the  phase-in period at different percentages of  their market value, these percentages  will be set. annually by the provincial  cabinet../.'".'  For 1978, the government has decided  that residential property will be assessed  at 15 per cent of its market value, commercial at 25 per cent arid industrial at 30  percent  (Industrial designation depends on land  use rather than zoning. Most industry on  the peninsula will be assessed as commercial at the 25 per cent rate. The major  exeption is Port Mellon, designated at  industrial.)  Thus, for 1978, if a house with an actual  value of $50,000 paid a total of $400 in taxes,  a $50,000 commercial property woold py  $667 and a .$50,000 industrial property  would pay $800. 1  Under the new system, vacant lots aridi  improvements to buildings will be  assessed at 100 per cent of their market  value, as opposed to 75 per cent  previously.  Winterburn, of the Assessment  Authority, said that those taxpayers who  Find their property assessments increased  this year may take some consolation from  the knowledge that they have probably  been paying less than their fair shares'of  taxes for years.  When the new assessment notices  arrive, they will be accompanied by a  brochure explaining why the changes are  rietfellsary arid how 16 read the notice. !|  Property owners who have furtHer  questions may contact the assessment  office in Sechelt at 885-3206.  Persons who consider that the  assessor's estimate of their property's  actual value is not fair or that the property  is incorrectly classified should contact the  assessment office for an explanation.  Property owners who are still not  satisfied will have until January 20 to  appeal to the local court of revision, an  independent appeal body appointed by the  provincial government.  Advertising.^  is your way  of introduction.  CANADIAN ADVERTISING ADVISORY BOARD  SPECIAL NOTICE  COAST  Resident Men  Cards  111 k;     i  i  ���  ���  i  S  ���  i  Service-Experience  By Hour-By Contract  ��� Pole Raising  ��� Well Digging  ��� Septic Tanks  ��� Ditching  phone anytime  883-2626  free estimate  S  8  S  ���  ���  ���  Residents of the Sechelt Peninsula,  West Howe Sound and Powell River  areas are advised that their I.D. Cards  with an expiry date of December 31st,  1977 have been extended one full year  to December 31st, 1978.  Your present resident's identification  card is valid for another full year. Resident's ticketing prlvilegesaroextended  until the end of 1978. Please do not destroy your present card.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  FERRY CORPORATION  Langdale 886-2242  Saltery Bay 487-9333  Vancouver 669-1211  '��  (vw)  Christmas Specials  #  #  SKATEBOARD  ftrW\  WW  1  $1499  ��� ����������� ��� - ��� ��� ���    H_H_i '        Warn  30 LB. DUMBELL SET .t?.........?1995  POCKET "FISH & FOLD" ��.*&����.��.,*  $1795  2-MAN PACK TENT  $9795  $399  gift   $3*795  SAUNDERS SLINGSHOT  CROSSMAN AIR PISTOL/RIFLE p_*,��  OUTDOOR POWER CORD too ft $1295  SEAFARER DEPTHSOUNDER Uve��* $11995  and introducing the        A  M :!SB8__ft ?0AST ���^1-h*95  British Columbia has a flavour  you won't find anywhere else.  imS The Community Forum  Page A-8  The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, November 30,1977  Elphinstone Senior Secondary was  jammed Sunday afternoon as hundreds of  Peninsula rodents turned out for the  Sunshine Cost Community Forum, a  follow-up to last year's Habitat Conference  in Vancouver.  Organized by Elphinstone students the  main theme of the forum, was "Man and  his Environment." Fran Berger of the  Fitness Service (above) spent the afternoon dancing the can-can to prove that  exercise can be fun. On a more serious  note, the Fitness Service also held a well-  patronized blood pressure clinic.  A wooden slide and books from the  Wilson Creek.Daycare Centre occupied  many of the younger children while their  parents investigated displays featuring  nuclear power, edible plants and the  proposed waterfront park at Soames  Point.  One of the more dramatic features was  the anti-whaling film prepared by the  Greenpeace Foundation. Both this and a  film from the Pro-life group attracted  large audiences.  There were lectures on stone house  building, mercury poisoning and alternate  energy systems.  At 3 p.m., in the gymn, the audience  and master-of-ceremonies George Mat  thews (above) relaxed to the dulcimer of  Randy Rain, the poetry of Pete Trower  and the music of "Up the Creek."  Meanwhile,  back in the kitchen,  students from the Elphinstone French  class Iwere preparing vast vats of  spaghetti and meat sauce in a fund-raising  effort to send the class to Quebec next  summer. ^  Diners ate from tables covered in white  linen and decorated with candles and  flowers. They said the food was delicious.  l0tfVM��D B00HN6 PW,.^  IV ROOFING SUPPLY CENTRE mA  Squaringly yours  By MAURICE HEMSTREET  Hello, fellow square dancers. You say  that I got a little behind in writing my  column? Well, maybe, but when the  butcher backed into the meat grinder he  got a little behind in his orders and no one  complained and besides, a long time ago  when I was a brilliant little fellow, I went  for a ride on a train and the back wheels  seem to say to the front wheels, cat-  chumup, catchumup, catchumup, so I  guess it's best I get on with it.  I forgot where I left off, but did I tell  you that on November 5 Russ and Joyce  Baker from the learners' class j oined us at  our Square H Room for extra practise and  it would be nice if more of the learners'  class would do the same? That's on a  Saturday evening.  Novembertl1^- Regular club square  dance with Harry Robertson in command  of three sets of square dancers with the  main theme as tp how not to make  mistakes when they went to North Vancouver to join the Village Squares.  November 12 ��� Two sets of The Sunshine Coast Country Stars ventured forth  to North Vancouver where they joined  Brian and Lorraine MurdoCk's Village  Squares for their annual Lolly Pop Hop.  An extra surprise to Brian was that his  club arranged an extra surprise party as  this was Brian and Lorraine Murdock's  25th year of teaching and calling square  dancing for the enjoyment of others. They  are a fantastic couple and don't look old  enough to have called the square for that  length of time. However, everyone knows  that square dancing keeps a person young  of body, mind and heart.  Our Country Stars were unanimous  that they had trouble with one of our male  square dancers, a tall fellow, I wonder  who?  Wups, due to my notes coming in by  slow seagull, I almost missed the main  surprise. Peter Prentice came all the way  from Kelowna to MC the evening consisting of 24 sets and 12 callers. I also  understand that Pete helped Brian get  .started in the square dance field of entertainment and this is definitely our  .square dancers' gain to happy dancing.  By the way, Pete, when you owned  Dance Craft out on Broadway you sold me  a western suit with a guarantee of 14  years. Well after 13 years, 11 months,  three weeks, six days, 23 hours and 59  minutes and 59 seconds, the coat is still  Rood but our club says that see-thru pants  are just not in style. Now the question is,  don't you think I should have a refund?  The learners' class is now in progress  at our Square H Room Tuesdays at 8 p.m.  and an extra square dance practise at 8  p.m. Saturdays, same place. All square  dancers welcome Including the learners*  ela/is. After all, the more you dance the  .sooner you become a top level club square  dancer.  November 25 ��� Back to the regular  club .square dance and with a caller like  Harry HolwrLson on the end of tlie  microphone 1 hnd to bo late, first time in  years. Oh well, 1 soon made up for It as 1  proceeded to mess up all Uie squares.  My good wife spent three weeks In the  local Horizontal Hotel (hospital) and The  Country Stars square dance club sent her a  beautiful potted plant that will be admired  for a long time to come and we appreciate  and thank you all from tho bottom of our  licnrtH, Again, thank you all.  Merrll Bowes, our president, come up  with anothor coffee break guessing game.  Ho put a pair of western boots on top of the  piano, half way up from the heel a huge  IMtlr of hum glasses and a Unique placed on  top. Then tlio ladles bad to guess wluit tin;  truo moaning was. There were some far  out guests und nil thla time Mori 11 was  .standing with a two foot square box. Well,  Deanna Itobcrtaon came to the closest  wllii the thought Uiat It represented myself  after a liard night of calling so she reached  for tho box which Merrll showed was  empty and said, tho prize Is you get tho  next danco wlUi Maurice but the real  theme wa.n Uw.t this was all that was left of  mo after hv bad -��������� tacp-bocp-boop out of  mo for inlHHlng three weeks of my column.  Hy�� now, liavo a good day.  Book Look  By MURRIE REDMAN  COVER YOUR ASS OR HOW TO SURVIVE IN A GOVERNMENT  BUREAUCRACY by Bureaucrat X,  Hurtig cl977, 93 pages, $8.95.  O.K. EVERYBODY TAKE A VALIUM: by  Aislin. 150 caricatures, Hurtig ci977, $3.95.  True to the CYA principle, author  Bureaucrat X hides behind a burlap mask,  tie neatly in place. He writes from experience as one of the bureaucrats he  pokes fun at in the book.  * For one of us to see the CYA in practise,  just try to effect a document change.'apply  for a service or upset any kind of hitherto  established routine in a government  procedure. The slow wheels of the CYA  principle grind into action and nearly  always end in frustration,  ' ���; I think of the time that a friend applied  for her pension. She came from Europe  and her birth certificate had been lost  during the war. For some years she had  trustingly paid into her pension fund,  thinking that on retirement she might  collect it simply by becoming 65. The  trouble that this lady went through and the  hours she spent trying to convince some  young thing that she had indeed been born,  took the edge off the long awaited moment  of retirement.  Early in the book, which treats the  subject with the great humour, we are  made aware of the hierarchial structure of  government positions. The new employee  to the system is classed and assigned a  supervisor, who often doesn't know quite  what to do with him because he doesn't  know what is going on at that level  anyway. It is not of great importance,  however, as the fledgling soon advances to  the next step and becomes someone else's  problem.  If the fledgling is advanced via the  Peter Principle, perchance to the pinnacle  of success, he has obviously learned not to  make waves ��� a prime factor in the CYA  set-up. "If you are up to your chin in  polluted water, you do not want someone  around who will make waves."  On the subject of budgets, the author is  quite clear. Spend lt all. If you don't, your  budget will be cut by that much next year.  Also, he advises, when applying for a  budget to fund a project, make lt big. The  bureaucratic mind always regards an  qxpeaslve project as note-worthy. Big  budget requests are the exception to the  don't-make-waves rule.  i The book ls truly funny. A good companion to it Is OK EVERYBODY TAKE A  VALIUM! by cartoonist Aislin. The  Illustrator is really Terry Moshcr, a  Montrealcr. His work ls also available In  French.  A fow of the caricatures are a little  indelicate, but goodness knows we need to  liave a laugh now-a-days. Alslln's truth In  the satirical drawings cuts deep but leaves  no scars. Tako tho ono which lias Nixon's  face singing Into a hand mlko, "I did it my  way."Or Joe Clarke wlUihls head on bnck-  to-front saying, "Follow me." Then there  ls Hone Lcvesque with drooping ashes and  falling pants shouting, "We can't afford to  lo.se our heads." Alalln makes Ottawa's  medlclno go down a HtUc more plcasanUy,  lf not so sweetly.  ^^^^^^^  r   5P���CIAL "  Li f  1        ���  ���  ^^    for\ijou    ^^  886-2489  Village of Gibsons  AQUATIC SUPERVISOR  Applications will be received by the undersigned up to 4:30 p.m.,  December 16,1977 for the position of Aquatic Supervisor.  This is an administrative and supervisory position as manager of  the new Gibsons Swimming Pool. The successful applicant will be  responsible for the operation and administration of the pool,  including the planning and organization of activities and  scheduled use of the pool, arranging pool staff schedules,  preparation and enforcement of rules and regulations,  preparation of finances, attendance, maintenance and other  account records. '���"%���...'  Applicants require the proven ability to supervise staff, organize  programs, and to deal with the public in an understanding and  diplomatic manner. Applicants should be trained and certified in  aquatics in addition to having some experience and post-  secondary training in other recreation specialties, tt is further  required that the applicants possess a sound knowledge of pool  equipment and the ability to perform regular maintenance  procedures.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Applications in writing, should state qualifications, experience,  availability, references and other; pertinent information.  J.W. Copland,  Clerk-Treasurer  Village of Gibsons  P.O. Box 340,  Gibsons, B.C.  VON IVO ���    ,  Village of Gibsons  DEPUTY CLERK-TREASURER  Applications will be received by the undersigned up to 4:30 p.m.,  December 16, 1977 for the position of Deputy Clerk-Treasurer.  DUTIES  The successful applicant will be responsible for all phases of  accounting to trial balance, including the recording of cash  receipts and disbursements, payroll, billing and preparation of  quarterly statements and reports. Other duties will include the  preparation of Council Meeting agendas, the taking of minutes at  various meetings and the preparation of municipal by-laws.  QUALIFICATIONS  A sound knowledge of general accounting procedures, ability to  meet and deal effectively with the public.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Applications in writing, should state qualifications, experience,  availability, references and other pertinent information.  Dunwoody & Company  #660-505 Burrard Street  Vancouver, B.C.   V7X 1C5  Attention: D.L. Northrup, CA.  Village of Gibsons  PUBLIC NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE THAT pursuant to By-Law No. 310 cited as "Water  Improvements Loan Authorization By-Law No. 310, 1977" the  Council of the Village of Gibsons Intends to construct capital  Improvements to the municipal waterworks system as shown In a  report and plans prepar<ed by Dayton fl. Knight Ltd.  AND THAT sold plans may be viewed during regular business  hours at the Municipal Office.  AND THAT to finance the construction of the said works the  Council proposes to borrow by way of debentures a sum not  exceeding Three Hundred and Forty Thousand Dollars  ($340,000) repayable not later than twenty years from the date  of issue of such debentures.  AND THAT unless within thirty days of the second and last  publication of this Notice, not less than one-twentieth In number  of the electors petition the Council for the submission of the said  by-law for the assent of the Electors, the Council may adopt such  by-law.  AND THAT this Is the first of two publications of this Notice.  Dated this 25th day of November, 1977 at Gibsons, B.C.  J.W. COPLAND,  Municipal Clerk i  POSTMASTER-GENERAL   Jean- stamps to Mrs. W. Perlstrom. Blais  Jacques Blais visited the Sechelt post points out his favorite stamp to Mrs.  office Saturday and presented an Perstrom (above left),  album containing the 1977 Christmas -���Timesphoto  The PeninsulaT^**^  ��� '���    �����    - ' "���!"���'     ������'������������<���"������ ���     mmmm>mmmm^m^mmmmmm^mmmmmmm.mmmmmmmmmmmmm^^amwm M   ������������������!�����������������������   -   i.^f^<i  i xi t* iir~_i_-�����_i    xt__._ i aa   -m^rif*   ���* -_*_*_*_��. 1_1  TOPS is...  Section B  Wednesday, November 30,1977  ��� h ��� -������������i   Ammma^mfmmfmmi^^mWammmmmam0mmtdmmmmmmmm  Pages 1-6  Two impaired charges  in a month lead to jail  "My main concern is your alcohol  problem," provincial court judge J.S.P.  Johnson told William McSweeny last week  as he sentenced'the Gibsons man to 28  days in jail finding him guilty of his second  and third impaired driving offences since  July.  McSweeny was charged twice in October with driving with a blood alcohol  reading of over .08.  Probation officer Neil McKenzie  recommended the jail sentence be served  intermittently at Secfielt so McSweeny  could-continue to attend AA meetings and  receive counselling.  Johnson replied that the advantage of  serving the sentence at Oakalla meant  McSweeny could be home in time for  Christmas.  "You understand the minimum I can  give you is 14 days on each charge?"  Johnson asked the accused.  However, McSweeny elected to serve  his sentence from 8 a.m. Mondays to 8  p.m. Tuesdays in Sechelt.    ^  Johnson also placed McSweeny on  probation for two years and ordered him to  consume no alcohol, to undergo counselling and to submit to a breathalyzer test  whenever asked to do so by the RCMP.  "A refusal or a reading of over .01  means a breach of probation," said the  judge. "I'm putting you under very serious  restraints."  In a separate case, a 17-year-old  Gibsons girl was given a conditional  discharge after pleading guilty to theft  under $200.  She was charged last month after she  left a store in Lower Gibsons wearing a  stolen pair of jeans under her own  clothing.  Johnson placed the girl on three months  probation with orders to undergo counselling.  A breach of probation charge was  settled Wednesday when Johnson sentenced Hubert Joe to seven days in jail.  The jail term, recommended by McKenzie  in his pre-sentenco report, wa.s opposed by  lioth the crown counsel and the defence  lawyer.  In November 1975 Joe was found guilty  of breaking and entering and ordered not  to consume alcohol for two years. Earlier  this year he was found in a beer parlor but  told police he had not been drinking.  Even if this had been true, said  Johnson, "it was an extremely stupid  thing to do."  Noting that Joe had appeared in court  34 other tinies, the judge ruled "a fine is  not appropriate in this case. The terms  and conditions of a probation order must  ���be abided by." . . ''_  Defence lawyer Thomas Raphael asked  for the jail term to be delayed so an appeal  could be made.  Two teenage boys were each fined $100  by Johnson. One was convicted of  possessing alcohol while underage and the  other for drinking while underage.  TOPS is a place where people meet  When they have a problem where they  overeat!  They come together on common ground  To diminish their problem pound by  pound!  The friendliness grows while their stories  they share  With other problem eaters who understand  and care.  They must be willing to listen and learn;  The help they receive should be given in  turn. v  They never discuss outside of their  meeting  An individual's reason for wrong seating.  So if you are troubled, talk to a TOPS pal  today;  They will meet you more than half way.  Get rid of frustrations that are making you  sick  And your new way of life will make you  tick. .  The life you save may well be your own,  Whatever your problems, you'll not be  alone! ,i:  ���-'      ��� -       _ LoutefeMason^  TOPS No. BC 578,  ��� Gibsons  A sterling silver or gold plated little  cross on a delicate matching neck chain is  always a well received gift. We also have a  variety of chain necklets just to add that  feminine touch. Miss Bee's, Sechelt.  Seniors take  a film visit  to Holy Land  By ROBERT FOXALL     '  .. .    . i  With Mrs. Karpenko and her daughter  operating the projector, some 30 members  of Br. 69, Senior Citizens Assn., were  privileged to travel again with Mrs.  Karpenko to Jerusalem.  - It was a contrast to come in form the  snow that surrounded the hall and see the  vivid colors of the flowers of the Holy Land  the green of the Mount of Olives as we  went from historic point to historic point  in Jerusalem. There were mosques and  temples side by side with buildings erected  by the Crusaders and views of many sites  that we have learned about in our earlier  Sunday School days and which still have  meaning Hn these modern times.  Along with the colourful scenery, the  running commentary gave us a fresh  insight into the history of the Holy Land.  Many thanks to Mrs. Karpenko for a most  interesting afternoon. Because of a little  trouble with the projector at the outset we  did not have much time for games but  finished off the afternoon with a tea parly  and a visit among all those present.  Upcoming events are the executive  meeting to be held at 10 a.m., December 6  at Our Hall. Both old and new members of  the executive are expected to attend this  meeting so that the odds and ends may be  tidied up and a clean sheet given to the  new executive when they take over after  the Christmas Dinner to be held at noon  December 15.  AHENTON  Canadian Propane Customers  During the month of December ALL EMERGENCY  CALLS during non-office hours must be directed to:  CUNT MASON, 885-3947  Service Dept  TOM PURSSELL, 885-9203  Deliveries  CHRISTMAS  PORTRAIT  SPECIAL  Burnaby man is  sixth accident  victim since July  A Burnaby man was killed November  22 when the car he was driving went out of  control on Highway 101 near Trout Lake.  Allan Bunch, 49, was the lone occupant  of the southbound car when it crossed the  centre line at 3:30 p.m. and rolled several  times before coming to a halt in a ditch.  Bunch died several hours later at St.  Mary's Hospital in Sechelt.  He is the sixth person to have died in a  motor-vehicle accident on the Sunshine  Coast since July.  An inquest has been ordered.  $1795  includes a  beautiful sepia  toned 8x10  portrait in a  deluxe chocolate  folder  Ask also about  our full colour  portrature specials  and other  photo services.  Pacific Picture Taking Co.  886-7964  Day or Evening  for appointments.  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Interment Memorial Gardens,  November 29,1977.        3618-1  JOHNSON: Passed away  November 26, 1977, Carl A.  Johnson, late of Gibsons, in  his 90th year. Survived by his  loving wife Viola, one sone  Gunnar of Mission^, one  daughher Karin of Sweden,  seven grandchildren and  seven great-grandchildren.  Funeral services held  Tuesday, November 29 at  Devlin Funeral Home, Gibsons, Reverend Annette  Reinhardt officiating. Interment Seaview Cemetery.  3631-1  Card of Thanks  GOOD SAMARITAN. We  would like to thank the  anonymous Good Samaritan  who gave our young daughter  Christina a ride from  Langdale to Port Mellon  during the snow storm  Wednesday. ��� Ron and Mary  Qually. 3611-1  Personal  885-5056  Real Estate  ALCOHOLICS   Anonymous  meetings 8:30 p.m. every  Wednesday, Madeira Park  Community Hall. Ph. 883-9698.  3440-tfn  PHOTOGRAPHS published in  The Peninsula tunes can be'  ordered for your own use at  The Times office. 1473-tf  DISCERNING ADULTS:  Shop discreetly by mail.  Send $1.00 for our latest fully  illustrated catalogue of  marital aids for both ladies  and gentlemen. Direct Action  Marketing Inc. Dept. U.K.,  P.O. Box 3268, Vancouver,  B.C.V6B3X9. 3599-tfn  COME IN TO J&C Electronics  for your free Radio Shack  catalogue. 1327-tfn  Work Wanted  KINSMEN CLUB  OFSECHELT  FIREWOOD  SPLIT & DELIVERED  Gibsons to Secret Cove  $45  $25 % cord  PENDER     HARBOUR:  modern 3 bdrm home on 2.3  level acres, good soil & creek.  $45,000. Ph. 438-0631.      3582-2  MARLENE RD: Roberts  Creek. Completely  remodelled 3 bdrm home  located on large beautifully  treed corner lot. Offers. Ph.  885-3604. 3603-2  UNIQUE  SEMI-WATERFRONT  VIEW HOME  This modern 2rbdrm home in a  level area close to stores and  the best beach in Gibsons has  the following features:  Sunken livingroom with  sloping wood ceiling &  Franklin fireplace, large  dinging-family room, easily  converted to 3rd bdrm, large  sundeck & fenced fully landscaped yard. PLUS a 400 sq.  ft. workshop. Appraised value  $42,500. Owner will consider  all reasonable offers. Ph. 886-  2738.  3624-3  3 BDRM new home. 1,300 sq.  ft., basement, two  fireplaces, sundeck, beautiful  view, w-w carpets, double  glass windows. New area ih  Davis Bay. Asking $68,500 by  owner. Ph. 885-3773.    2805-tfn  FOR SALE by Owner.  Grandview & Mahon Rd.  area. 3 view lots, fully serviced. Plus! One small house,  fireplace,, terrific view, large  lot. Ph. 886-9984. 3393-tfn  Business Opportunities  FOR SALE by owner���Retail  Music Store ��� Interior B.C.  ��� 1977 sales of pre-recorded  music, hi-fi stereo, accessories and musical instruments exceeding 300,000  ��� secured major brands.  Long lease of very attractive  new modern premises centrally located. Interested  parties only ��� no agents  please. For further information write Owner, Box  151, c-o the Tribune, 188 North  1st Ave., Williams Lake, B.C.  V2G1Y8.  3628-3  52 PAD Trailer Park and  owner accommodation.  Finances available, will  consider small trade. $290,000.  Excellent ypeld. Exp. room,  laundromat. D. Mars, 395-  4975, M&R Realty, 395,2251.  3627-1  Page B-2   The Peninsula Times Wed November 30,1977  'II       111      I   '-       ' I'M    ���   ��� II 1����.��MM-. Ill I III �����!�����-���-*��������M^���,  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING RATES  . 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One Insertion  $2.15 SlOOOvr  Three Insertions  $4.30      "���*���* ���   "        ��,, �����.,  Extra Lines (4 words) 60c      Overseas    .  $11.00 yr.  (Display Ad-Briefs Senior Citizens,  $3.60 per column inch) ^ce\ Area $6.00  BoxNumbers  ".. .$1.00 extra .     Single Copies 15cea.  Business Opportunity   For Rent  CARIBOO business opportunity. Autobody Shop,  complete $100,000.  Recreational sales. A real  money maker, $175,000, Aspen  Realty Ltd., Box 1377,100 Mile  House, B.C. V0K 2E0. Ph. 395-  4054. 3626-1  For Rent  BACHELOR and 1 bdrm apts.  Furn. & unfurn. in Gibsons.  W-w carpet, parking. Ph. 886-  7490 or 886-2597. 3248-tf  TN ROBERTS CREEK, from  mid-December until mid-  January. A one bdrm, furnished home with large  fireplace, electric heat, w-w  carpeting, washer and dryer.  Completely private and  across from beach. No pets.  Plant lover preferred. $200  plus hydro. Call Kerra at 885-  3231, Tues. to Sat.       3501-tf n  MADEIRA   PARK  3   bdrm  bsmt, all elec home, w-w.  $250. Ph. 883-2701. 2549-1  NEW   up  &  down  duplex,  walking distance to stores,  Sechelt. 3 bdrm $300: 1 bdrm  $200. Ph. 883-2546. Refs req'd.  3550-1  FURNISHED'    2      bdrm  waterfront home. TV, linen,  telephone, carpet. Avail. Dec.  15th. Ph. 885-2627 eves. 3551-2  LARGE housekeeping rooms,  daily, weekly or monthly.  Ph. 885-3295 or 886-2542.   3090-  tfn  Modern 2 bdrm home, w-w  throughout, fireplace, carport. Located at Grandview &  Chaster. AvaiL Dec. 1. Rent  $325 per mo. Heat & light  included.  Fully modern 3 bdrm home in  lower Gibsons, carpeted  throughout. Fireplace. Avail.  Dec, 31. $325 per mo.  CENTURY WEST  REAL ESTATE LTD.  885-3271  3590-52  MADEIRA PARK, 1 bdrm  fully furn house. Good  location, large lot. Rent low  and negotiable. Ph. (112) 632-  3111, local 501 or 883-9053. 3529-  3  FOR SALE  2-3 bedroom home in  excellent condition on  large lot in Sechelt  Village. Basement,  close, to all  amenities.  By Owner  $34,000  885-9802  885-2192  3608-1  WHAT DO YOU EXPECT  FROM A TREE SERVICE?  ��� Experienced, insured  work?  ��� Prompt, guaranteed service?  ��� Fair estimates?  Then    give    us    a    call:  PEERLESS  TREE SERVICES LTD.,  885- 2109. 758-tfn  EVERGREEN  LANDSCAPING  FRUIT TREE  PRUNING  BARK MULCH  SHRUBBEDS  free estimates  885-5033  .IG12-tfn  Help Wanted  RAISE EARTHWORMS -  Growers needed. Buy-back  contract provides year-round  market. High profit potential.  Full or part-time. Write: Bait  Barn Worm Farms, 2C>..  Harbour Ave., Nortli Vancouver, B.C. or call 986-1033.  V7.12E8. .1025-1  ADVERTISING unlet,  representative wunted for  weekly paper, Houthcrn interior of B.C. Experience  preferred. Miut be self Ntarter  mid willing to accept  responHibillty. 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Each additional line is 60c.  Take advantage of our special savings.  * Run your ad twice ��� the third time is FREE.  * If you pay for your ad the Saturday before publication you get a  discount ��� 25c for 1 insertion ��� 50c for 3.  Mail us your ad, or drop it off:  In Sechelt at the Peninsula Times Office  In Gibsons at the Arbutus Tree  The Peninsula Times Classifieds  Box 310 Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  CLASSIFICATION   ,��������� ���������������  *2  15  60��  60  60  Nam*   .  Address  Olli Sladey  REALTY   LTD.  BOX 100, MADEIRA PARK, B.C.  PHONE: PENDER HARBOUR 883-2233 TOLL FREE FROM VANCOUVER; 689-7623  Member of Multiple Listing Service  MiDDlEPpihlf ^2 bdrm home, 1100+sqft, situated on 9.5+ fairly  lovel treed acres ��� approx one acre cleared around house. 850+ ft  frontage on Hwy 101. $55,000.'  LOT 19. RONDEVIEW ROAD ��� large 3 bdrm ranch style home.  171 li.sq ft plus carport, built 1976, W/W. fireplace, ensuite, family  room, immediate possession. $65,000-  KLEINDALE ��� 2.2 ACRES WITH SIDE BY SIDE DUPLEX ��� Cboice land  with one 2 bdrm unit and one 3 bdrm unit, located on Garden Bay  Road close to secondary school. $85,000.  IRVINES LANDING ��� 2 bdrm home with view over Lee Bay. W/w  carpets, sundeck, range & fridge included. Close to Marina and Govt  Wharf. Trade considered on house in Vancouver area. $31,900.  MADEIRA PARK ��� Architect designed 4 BR view home on Gulfview  Road. An interesting home with range, fridge, washer & dryer, dishwasher and Acorn fireplace included in purchase price. Close to  school, shopping and moorage facilities. $77,000.  LOT 47, RONDEVIEW ROAD��� new 3 bdrm split level home, ensuite,  w/w, fireplace, sundeck, carport. Partial basement with unfinished  rec room. Immediate possession. $60,000.    .  Postal Code    Tel No.  The Peninsula Times Classifieds  i  i  ���  i  ���  i  i  ���  i  ���  i  i  ���  i  i  i  ���  i  ���  ���  i  ���  i  i  ���  ���  i  i  i  ELLIOTT ROAD, GARDEN BAY LAKE ��� Well-built 670+ sq ft home  on large treed lot, close to good swimming. $38,000.  GARDEN BAY ESTATES ��� Spacious 3 bdrm cedar home, built 1975,  designed for luxurious living from the well appointed kitchen to the  open Beam living orea with its red plush shag carpets and frosted  marble fireplace. Many extras in this fine home.  $115,000.  GARDEN BAY ��� 4 bdrm family home. Recently remodelled, on  large landscaped lot. Close to stores, PO & marinas. $45,000.  NARROWS ROAD - 3 BR ranch style home, built 1976, on Wesjac  Road, near Madeira Park. Carport and sundeck. $39,900.  GARDEN BAY ESTATES ���brand new 3 bdrm cedar home with 2 full  floors of living area. 2 fireplaces, sundeck, Harbour view. $73,500.  LOTS  1. RUBY LAKE ���Lot 28, semi-waterfront lot. Koaa access, hydro.  $9,500.  2. MADEIRA PARK ��� serviced lots, most with  view,  close to  schools, stores, PO & marinas. $9,000 to $22,000.  3. FRANCIS PENINSULA ��� several good building lots, serviced with  hydro and water. $10,000-$!3,500.  4. FRANCIS PENINSULA ROAD ��� 77 ft. road frontage. Inexpensive  lot, about 1/2 mile past Medical Clinic. $8000.  5. GARDEN BAY ESTATES ��� serviced view lot In an area of fine  view homes. $21,250.  6. GARDEN BAY LAKE ��� nicely treed lot on Elliot Road with view of  lake. Drain field is in. $12,900.  7. NARROWS ROAD ��� Good building lots close to Madeira Park.  $9,000 S $9,500.  8. MADEIRA PARK ��� cleared building lot with 81 ft frontage on  Gulfview Road, spectacular view over Pender Harbour.  $14,000,  9. SECHELT ��� Level, naturally treed lot, 75'xl50' on Norwest Bay  Road. $10,500.  10. SANDY HOOK ��� View lot on Porpoise Drive, close to public  beach. $8,500.  11. SINCLAIR BAY ROAD ��� Building lots..$l6,000 to $18,900.  12. LANGDALE CHINES ��� Lot,35 at end of Grady Road. Good treed  building lot with mountain view. Close to Langdale ferry. $13,500.  13. PENDER LAKE PROPERTIES ��� new 15 lot subdivision. These  seml-waterfront & view lots are situated on Sinclair Bay Road,  close to Hotel Lake & Garden Bay Lake. Most lots have a driveway in  and all are serviced with Hydro & Water.  Lot 1   $14,500 Lol 6 $15,000 Lot 11 $18,000  Lot2 $13,500 Lol7  $15,000. Lot 12 $17,500  Lot3 $13,500 Lot8 $15,500 Lot 13 $17,500  Lot .4 $15,000 Lot9 $22,500 lot 14 $17,500  Lot 5 $15,500 Lot 10 $19,500, lot 15 $19,500  REVENUE PROPERTIES  i  BUSINESS BLOCK ��� MADEIRA PARK  2 concrete block buildings bull! 1970, with a total floor area of  8,250   sq   ft.   Located on  5.4 + acres   on Hwy  101  at    fronds  Ponlnsula Rood. $195,000  PHARMACY ��� MADEIRA PARK ��� 3,000 sq. ft. leased floor space In  Pender Harbour shopping centre. $30,000. for business and  equipment, plus cash for stock In trade.  PARK MOTEL 11 modern rantal units and 2 BR residence on 1.3 +  acres on Sunshine Coast Highway at Pender Harbour. Ideal for  couple wanting a home and Income. $1)0,000.  WATERFRONT ACREAG  3  NARROWS INLET -���- treed waterfront acreages In secluded and  boautlful Inlot, 22 miles from Sechelt or 14 miles from Eornont. Most  aro low bank waterfront.  Lot #3 5.24+ocre*   Lol iV 5 14.AT+. acros     lot,4>6 5.50+ acres   Lot(*7 5 02+"ocres   Lol It8 0.41 �� acres   loir? 10.46+ of les   $25,500  $39,500  $26,500  $24,500  $29,500  $27,500  NELSON   ISLAND 40   unique   acres   wllh   1500   ft   sholtorod  watorlronl on Woslmoro Bay, 225+ ft lakefront on West Lako. 3  bdrm homo, 2 rottnrjoi, floots, rood to lako. Asking $160,000.  AGAMMIMNON BAY 200 + fI waterfront with 900 ft frontage on  Egmont Rood od|arani to Jervis View Marina. 5,11 acies. Spectacular vlow up Joivls Inlet and fishing on your doorstep. $60,000.  GARDFN BAY 3 1/7+ ocros with 500+ ft sheltered watorfront.  A veiy nice parcel. $122,500.  fARlS COVE 5,37 acres good land with 430* tt sheltered  waterfront adjoining Enils Covo Forry lermlnnl. $125,000.  DAN WILEY  Res. 883-9149  WATERFRONT HOMES  BARGAIN HARBOUR ��� Beautiful 3 bdrm home, 1343+_ sq <ft, imported stone fireplace, plus w/w, utility room, basement with 4th  bdrm. On an excellent .82__ acre treed lot with 130_r ft low bank  sheltered waterfront. Float. $149,000.  EGMONT ��� 280�� ft good waterfront on Egmont Point. 1.15��  acres, southerly exposure, beach float, 950it sqft partly furnished  one bdrm cottage, tool shed. Water access only. $59,000  MADEIRA PARK ��� furnished duplex on 52 ft waterfront. Upper floor  has one bdrm furnished suite with large sundeck. Lower floor has  furnished bachelor suite with Franklin fireplace. Access from  Johnstone Road. $60,000. '���  GERRANS BAY ��� Over 3,000 sq. ft. of living area in this architect  designed 3 BR home, situated on a large landscaped lot with 130t  ft. deep, sheltered waterfront. $95,000.  BARGAIN HARBOUR ��� Treed waterfront lot with cozy one bdrm  furnished cabin. Common sewer system available. $69,900.  FRANCIS PENINSULA ��� 330 �� ft waterfront just outside Harbour  entrance. 2 bdrm home, partial basement, with sweeping view of  Harbour entrance, islands and Gulf. Good,garden area. $128,000.  EGMONT ��� Small A-frame cabin on .66 acres lease property  with 103+ ft waterfront. Approx 15 years remaining on lease.  Hydro and water. Access by boat or float plane. $14,900.  GUNBOAT BAY ��� 5�� acres, 152�� ft waterfront, access from Hwy  101 near Madeira Park. 3 bdrm home, 3 cottages, float. $115,000.  GERRANS BAY ��� nice 2 bdrm home with fireplace, w/w carpets,  brick fireplace, full basement with rumpus room. Carport. On large  lot with 133+_ft sheltered waterfront with ramp and float. $89,000.  fLAKEFRONT PR0PERTIES|  CARTERS LANDING ��� Sakinaw Lake ��� 24.8+ acres with 1.350 ��_, ft  lakefront. creek, road access, house, large parking and boat  launching area. $135,000.  ,D.L. 3258 ��� between SAKINAW and RUBY LAKES ��� 37 �� acres with  1,500�� ft waterfront on Sakinaw Lake, creek. Haloweli Road  ends St property. $110,000.  SAKINAW LAKE ��� 16 acres with 750�� ft of sheltered waterfront  with southern exposure. Water access only. $36,000.  RUBY LAKE ��� 113�� acres of excellent land. 400' waterfront on  Ruby Lake, 2,600�� ft waterfront on lagoon, 2 houses, trailer  spaces. $120,000.  SAKINAW LAKE ��� 57.5�� acres with 3,500+ ft sheltered waterfront. 2 summer cottages, 2 docks, water access only. $200,000.  HOTEL LAKE��� 105�� ft excellent lakefront lot. 1/2 acre with hydro  and easy access. $20,000.  RUBY LAKE ��� Lot 4 has 117+ ft good lakefront, driveway in from  Hallowell Road, serviced with hydro. $17,600.  SAKINAW LAKE��� 1300+ ft choice lakefront with 24�� nicely treed  acres. 4 bdrm furnished'Panabode home with sundeck on 4 sides.  Floats, 2 boats and motors. A very nice property. $ 105,000.  RUBY LAKE ��� 3 bdrm partially furnished cottage with antique brick  fireplace, sundeck, Hydro. Situated on 96 ft choice lakefront in a  sheltered cove. Road access! $49,000.  I  WATERFRONT LOTS  PAQ LAKE ��� 5+_ nicely treed acres with 3 bdrm split level home.  Fireplace, half basement with rec room. Separate single carport,  storage shed. Fruit trees, garden and view over lake. $77,500.  I ACREAGE I  1. MIDDLEPOINT ��� 9.5�� fairly level treed acres with 2 bdrm  home. 850+. ft highway frontage. $55,000.  2. D.L. 2392 ��� 160�� acres, situated approx 1 1/2 miles above  Hwy 101. Access by old logging road. Trails and roads throughout  this nicely treed usable land. $160,000.  3. KLEINDALE ���approx 20 acres of fairly level land with approx 10  acres cleared. $38,000.  4. IRVJNES LANDING ��� 2.87 level acres, view, across road from  public waterfront access. $34,000.  5. NEAR MADEIRA PARK ��� 15.12 acres with 2150+ ft hwy Iron-  tage. Zoned R3L. $46,000.  6. MIDDLE POINT ��� 18.9 acres on Hwy 101 with 2 bdrm cottage,  small creek. $40,000.  7. MADEIRA PARK ��� 5+ acres, seml-lakefront treed property with,  3 bdrm home overlooking Paq (Lilies) Lake. $77,500.  8. FRANCIS PENINSULA ���1.5+ acre treed lot, easy access, easy to  build on. $13,000.  9. BARGAIN HARBOUR ���  1   1/2 acres, nicely treed,  socludod".  Hydro, water, septic tank & drain field In. $25,000.  10. KLEINDALE ��� 23.78 acres on Menacher Road, |ust off Hwy 101.  Some merchantable timber on property. $50,000,  1. SECRET COVE ��� lot A on Wescan Rd. Steep, but has good  building site & sheltered moorage. On sewer system. $35,000.  2. GERRANS BAY -- lOOj: fl waterfront with 100 ft frontage on  Francis Ponlnsula Road. Drlvoway, septic tank, water line ond  electricity all in. $32,000.  3. GARDEN BAY ESTATES ��� 290+ ft waterfront on 1.2 treed acres,  Driveway In, building sites cleared, soptlc approved, $53,000.  4 FRANCIS PENINSULA - Larae waterfront lot, facing onto Bargain  Harbour. Level building site. $30,000.  5. FRANCIS PENINSULA ��� 70+_ ft blufl waterfront lol. Vlow over  Bargain Harbour, accoss from Francis Peninsula Rood. $21,300.  6. MADEIRA PARK ��� 1.4+ trooed acres with 75+_ ft sholtorod  waterfront, deep moorage. Commercial/residential. $29,500.  7. FRANCIS PENINSULA 132 ft. wotorlront In Pondor Harbour. 1.0  ot ros, deep wator moorogo, $75,000.  I  ISLANDS  i  SU1TON ISIAND, EGMONT beautiful 1.7+ nrro Island, woll  trood, benrh and sholtorod covo. located directly In front ol Egmont  Marina. An excellent buy. $33,000.  11.6+ ACRE ISIAND at the entrance to Churchill Bay, Francis  Ponlnsula. 3 bdrm furnished pan-abode cottage, float, wator Ik  hydro. 11.6+ Acre. $165,000.  I  MOBILE HOMES  i  MADEIRA PARK 1974 12x6ft' 2 bdrm Bendix leader, wllh centre  Nvt-nfl room, reverse aisle, stove, fridge i drapes, 6*10' porch. *e��  up In 1MB Trallor Court. $10,300.  OLLI or JEAN SLADEY  883-2233 For Rent  1 BDRM cottage, Langdale.  Avail. Dec.-April.x Part.  furnished, $175. Ph. after 5  p.m., 980-2154. 3615-3  2 BDRM house, Gibsons.  Stove,  fridge,   f-p,   view,  close to everything, $300 per  mo. Ph. 886-2088. 3621-3  WATERFRONT: 3 bdrm apt.,  oil heat, f-p, Ige living rm,  avail, immed., Gibsons. Ph.  Bob Lea, 669-3030, 9-5 Mon-  Fri. ..���������.-. 3630-3  2% YR OLD 3 bdrm home on  ���Ms acre lot, IW bathroom,  full bsmt with 1 bdrm furn.  Ph. 885-3685. 3595-52  DELUX WF cottage, 2 bdrm,  2 bath. Unfurn. Stove and  fridge. Avail. Dec. 1, $250. Ph.  883-9285. 3508-tfn  SMALL 2 bdrm cabin, semi-  furnished, reasonable rent,  Garden Bay. Ph. 883-9926.  3547-1  Cars and Trucks  '74 VEGA Hatchback. 13,000  mi., 4 spd., deluxe vinyl;  custom int. Dark metallic  brown with white rally"  striping. Like new. $2295. Ph.  886-7411. 28314*  Cars and Trucks  '65 VALIANT, $150. Been,in  accident, selling for parts.  Engine & trans, in excel, cond.  Must sell by Dec. 5, Ph. 885-  9377. 3619-1  '70     VW     VAN,     semi-  carnparized, excel, running  cond. Ph. 886-7334 after 6 p.m.  3623-1  '65 VW BEETLE, $350. Ph.  885-2323. 3620-1  BUY YOURSELF  AXMAS PRESENT  1977 Monarch c-w the 6 cyl, 4  speed overdrive transmission,  radio and other extras. Only  8000   miles,    still   under  warranty.  All  reasonable  offers considered  on  our  asking price of $4400.  886-2738  3589-2  "65  PLYMOUTH   Fury HI  statiori wagon. 1966 Fury III  almost  complete  for spare  parts. 883-2410. 2959-tfn  71 4X4 Jeep Wagoneer, V8  auto, 22,000 miles. $5000. Ph.  883-9246,6-9 p.m. 3571-1  '70 FORD Fairlane,  needs  work,  gd.  running   cond.  $300. Ph. 883-2540. 3545-1  Cars and Trucks  '61 VW crewcab PU, rusty but  runs  well.  Reb't  engine,  snow tires, radio, new brakes,  gen. $350. Ph. 885-3189.   3556-1  Mobile Homes  885-9979  Complete Selection  of Mobile Homes  24x44to24x60   ;.  12x68 Deluxe units  14x52,14x60  and 14x70 available  NOWINSTOCK  . l4x60Highwood  14x70Highwood  Drop in and view!  All units may be furnished and  decorated to your own taste.  Park space availabe for both  single and double wides.  COASTHOMES  Across from  Sechelt Legion  Dave: 885-3859  evenings  Bill: 885-2084  evenings  3441-tfn  Boats and Engines        Livestock  For Sale  Wed. November 30,1977      Peninsula Times  Page B-3  Urge Treed Lots  * Some view  * Serviced with water &  power  * Enough room to keep  animals  * Nice 2 bedroom home  with view, fireplace,  large picture window,  storage shed.  886-2481  ,v0n\��9*    886-9984  Charles English Ltd.  Gibsons  12x68 NEONEX 3 BR  DELUXE  2dr ff fridge, elec range, fully  furn & set up in spot 2, Sundance Court in Sechelt. $14,500  FP.  12x64 MODULINE  3BRDELUXE  2 dr ff fridge, elec range, fully  furn & set up in Sundance  Court in Sechelt. $11,900 FP  12x48 MODULINE  2 BR DELUXE  2 dr ff fridge, dix gas stove,  partially furn, comb washer-  dryer, space avail in, Sundance Court in Sechelt. $8900  FP.  ApplyTo  COAST MOBILE HOMES  LTD.  Box 966, Sechelt, B.C.  MDL00623A  885-9979  3600-tfn  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims. Condition &  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast & B.C. Coastal  waters. Ph. 885-9425, 885-9747,  885-3643,886-9546.        3490-tfn  OUTBOARDS  Winterize & Storage'��� ph. 885-  9626 for details.  SUNCOAST POWER &  MARINE  3564-2  34x9 GILLNETTER, MV Gary  Al. 7 ton A lie, radar, big  phone, VHF, CB  flasher.  $32,000 firm. Ph. 883-2540.  3546-1  '74 REINELL 188 Mercruiser,  sounder,   trim  tabs,   CB,  FWC, anchor winch, galley, <>  head & trailer. $11,000. Ph.  883-9151. ' 3555-1  EAGER to sell, even at winter  prices. How about a  Christmas gift for the family?  171/. ftK&Cfg,85 HP Merc,  full camper top, built-in gas  tank, 2 spare tanks, spare  prop, bilge pump, wipers,  anchor w-200 ft fine, misc.  accessories. Newly painted  TBTF bottom. Used lightly all  seasons for 2 yrs. Make an  offer. Ph. 886-9508 or 885-9233  (message). 3591-1  '76 6 HP Johnson outboard,  never been used, $500. Ph.  885-3749., 3580-2  '73 REINELL 19' hardtop, 188  Mercruiser, very little use.  Reasonable. Ph. 886-2952.  3577-2  Wanted to Buy  USED Stove & Fridge in good  condition. Ph. 885-3512. 3587-  2  OLD FASHIONED Christmas  tree bubble lights. Ph. 883-  2456. _      3610-3  CERTIFIED Farrier, Hans  Berger is coming to Coast.  Contact Sunshine Farm. 8��8-  3751. 994-tfD  ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  Seaside Plaza  886-2000  Gibsons.  886-2607  Pets  DOBERMANN Pinscher  puppies. 1 black & tan, 4  fawn & tan. Purebred CKC  reg'd. Tails docked, dew  clawed, puppy shots &  tatooed. Ready to go 2nd week  in Dec. Ph. 885-5393.       3553-1  ���'  QUALITY FARM  SUPPLY    '  All Buckerfield Feeds  Hardware - Fencing  Fertilizer - Purinafroducte  Alfalfa-Hay-Straw  Good Tack Selection-  Rototillers - Toro Land-  mowers  We are on Pratt Road, 1 mile  south from Highway  PHONE 886-7527  11548-tfn:  1 CUTE, friendly gray male  kitten. Tetanus shot; 4 cute  Persian-type kittens, 3 black  & wht, 1 orange, need homes.  Ph. 883-2523. 3540-1  FOR SALE: purebred male  CKC Reg. O-D  English  Sheepdog. 18 months. Ph. 885-  2390. 3607-3  Lost  HALF   DOBERMAN,   half  Shepherd dog taken from  Beachcomber Inn Nov. 18. If  seen, call 885-2490. Reward.  3605-1  For Sale  OIL FURNACE, $250; fridge,  $40;  oil stove, $40;  baby  carriage, $10; accordion, $80.  Ph. 883-9665. 3565-1  FOR SALE: By Builder. 3  bdrm'home in Gibsons. Cnr.  of Pratt & Grandview Rd. 1300;  sq ft, 2 full bathrooms w-<  ceramic splashes and 6 ft.  vanities, vinyl siding, IW  insulation in ceiling. Finished'  L-shaped rec room w-  Franklin fireplace, heatilator  fireplace upstairs. Deluxe  Citation kitchen w-  dishwasher. Concrete  .driveway, lots of wallpaper.  Expensive carpet and light  fixtures. $55,900. Ph. 886-7411.  2830-tf  4 WROUGHT iron barstools,  20"  girls  bicycle, CCM  skates   513   wht,   copper  firescreen. Ph. 885-3742.  3562-1  AGENT for Fuller Brush now  in Madeira Park. Ph. 883-  9115, eves 883-2671.        3563-1  PROJECTOR, $65, arequipt  automatic, new condition.  Fine Xmas gif t. Ph. 885-9219.  3583-2  1 HORIZONTAL (Gilbarco)  oil furnace 81,000 btu, good  cond; 1 - 250 gal storage tank,  new and rust proofed; 1-30  USG elec. hot water tank,  good cond, best offer. Ph. 921-  7530. 3613-1  NEW   French   Provincial  canopy bdrm suite; 2 new  chrome bird cages���1 budgie,  1 canary. Ph. 886-9402.   3616-1  Legal Notices  NOTICE  Application has been made to  the Mofor Carrier Commission, on behalf of the  undernamed carrier, to increase rates and charges for  the transportation of freight  between the Vancouver area  and points on the Sechelt  Peninsula, and between points  situated on the Sechelt  Peninsula.  Subject to the consent of the  Commission the proposed  increases will become effective on or after January  2nd, 1978.  Details of proposed changes  may be obtained from the  office of the carrier.  Any representation respecting  this application may be made  to the Superintendent of Motor  Carriers, 4240 Manor Street,  Burnaby, B.C. V5G 3X5, up to  December 11th, 1977.  PACIFIC TARIFF SERVICE  LTD.  Tariff Agent for:  PENINSULA TRANSPORT  LTD.  3614-1  Operation  TS^tqle  Canada's Food Guide suggests 4-5 servings of fruit  and vegetables each day.'  Fall is a good time to buy  cabbage, broccoli, beets,  cauliflower and squash as  well as apples, pears, plums  and grapes. Make good nutrition a part of your Lifestyle.  Paider Harbour Realty Ltd  HIWAY 101 AT FRANCIS PENINSULA RD.  GARDEN "BAY:   1320 sq  h  3 bedroom A-frame  (furnished) of deluxe construction and with fireplace, auto/oil  heat, etc. Situated about 150' from the water and with a superb  view into Garden Bay. Dominion lease land. Full price $29,500  FRANCIS PENINSULA: A semi waterfront lot with  one of the finest water views in the area for just $13,500.  WATERFRONT: A dandy lot in Madeira Park with  unfinished cabin, Full price $33,500.  MINI PARK' LOTS: On Francis Peninsula. Serviced  and "perc" tested. Approx 1 acre each. Choose yours now!  Good investment ot $15,000.  GARDEN BAY: 2 bdrm cabin. Needs some finishing.  Large treed view lot. A bargain at $18,500.  20 ACRES +: level bench land on Hwy 101. With  access to Sunset Cove directly across road. $44,500.  GARDEN BAY: Close to your favorite fishing spots.  A 500 sq.ft 1 bedroom cabin on a large view lot close to gov't  wharf and marinas. Dandy buy at $30,000.  EGMONT: Waterfront lot with pad for trailer &  septic tank and field installed. FP $35,000.  ACREAGE: 7'acres on Highway 101 with potential  commercial or subdivision possibilities. $35,000.  PHONE 883-2794  JOHNBREEN JOCK HERMON  883-9978 INSURANCE 883-2745  ������-'%.~n-,i)t* '���"���     ><���'��� ���*'*/*'�����������  :- *'������'.���  THE NUMBER  TO REMEMBER  885-2235(0 "o._  Vane. 689-5838 (24 hrs.  Box 128  AGENCIES LTD.  Sechelt  We Are As Close As Your Phone  Coast to Coast  Real Estate Service  Call now for our FREE Real Estate Catalogue  NEW HOME #3810  Retire close to good fishing, New 2 bedroom home of 988 sq ft has stone fireplace.  You can decorate the interior in your colors. Long sundeck and covered deck with  8x8' storage. Partial basoment, Electric furnace. Large lot has limited view of Pender  Harbour. Good value at $41,000. DON HADDEN, 885-9504,  VILLAGE 2 STOREY HOME #3870  Near storos & school on full fenced lot, with 2 bedrooms main floor 8 one up & room  for another. In excess of 1000 tq ft on main floor, family kitchen. Garage 8,  greenhouse. Asking $39,900 ��� who knows? Has 10% mortgagk. PETER SMITH, 885-  9463.  LOCAL BUILDING LOT #3824  In Roberts Creek, this conveniently located lot has all local sorvlcos to the edge of the  paved road. See and compare then make an offer on the FP $13,000. BERT WALKER,  885-3746 eves.  DAVIS BAY VIEW HOME #3858  Quality built, 2 bedrooms. Living room, sea view. Heatilator fireplace, electric heat.  Compact kitchen for easy care, 60x150' lot. Lawns, shrubs, etc. $46,000. BOB KENT,  005-9461  eves.  OCEAN BEACH ESPLANADE #3886  Miles of beach and a view to Nanalmo. Lots of sun on this 100' wide lol with coiy 2  bedroom cottage, heated with electricity and flroplaco. A great holiday retreat for  only $41,500, JACK WARN, (.06-2601 oves.  TUWANEK #3706  Lamb's Oay beach & boat launch Is right across the street Irom this gentle slope treed  lot with dellghtliil ttroam through. Ihero In power, writer and phone along road. FP  $6,500. DON HADDEN, 005 9504 eves.  OCEAN VIEW LOT  #3848  It's big, It's ��ervl< od oncl a groat vlow by dropping n low tieet. lacing went In Davis  Bay, ond nil for $14,500, PETER SMITH, 085 9463 eves.  A FAIR PRICE  #3847  You will agrae tha pi Ir n Is right for thl* loi go 1)3 x 240' tarvlrod lot on Cooper Rood,  Nlcoly tioed nnd lovel ton, mora? Why yot, there's good fishing |utt minutes down  tho rood. FV $10,900, DLItl WALKER, 805 3746 eve*.  TUWANEK RECREATIONAL OR? #3845  Hera's a lot tn pork your recreational vehlc la nr hoot c loto to ooty boat launching tho  yoar round. Hydro, phone & wator ot rood. IP $5,20011 BOB KENT, 883 946)  ovot.  LARGE LEVEL LOT #3738  In lower Gibsons on sewer, close to sen front. A good lol to own as Olbsons  develops. Atking $14,000. JACK WARN, 006 2681  ovot.  PB  HEW ON MARKET  PRESTIGE AREA NEAR SECHELT       #3890  Make this your prestige home to your satisfaction.  1316 sq ft home, plus full basement with grade  entrance. 2 bedrooms on main floor. 26 1/2' x 15'  living room' has large heatilator fireplace. 2  bathrooms up, lower has roughed In plumbing for  2 bathroom locations. Much more. House completed to lock up, with all double glass. You finish  to suit. Western views over the Gulf. FP $55,000.  PETER SMITH, 005-9463 eves,  TUWANEK #3811  Moor your boat In Lambs Bay. Just across the street from thit gentle tlope lot Ip  Tuwanek. Zoned R2. Ovor 8000 sq ft with hydro, phone 8, water along road. Good  value at $0500. DON HADDEN, 085-9504 eves.  LIKE A PARK #3804  Lovely level grounds with a stroam. The home titling on ovor 1 /2 aero & beach accett  3 min. walk away. Vory fine 2 bedroom home, new, ft 4 ma|or appliances the same.  For the discriminating buyer, Ihlt It a marvellous offering al $75,000. See Ihlt beauty  & be convinced of value, PETER SMITH, 885 9463 eves.  AT HALFMOON BAY #3875  Nicely secluded from traffic nolte & conveniently locatod noor ior root lon areas, this  3 bodroom home will respond to ihe knowing hand and green thumb enthusiast. A  week-end rotroat or retirement homo It't up lo you. FP $37,000 but make your offor  to BERT WALKER, 085 3746 ovot.  OVERLOOKS SECHELT TRAIL BAY WATERFRONT  #3745  126' on Trail Ave. by 75' on Boulevard. Noor roady tn hulld wllh front stops In, partial  fencing. FP $35,000. BOB KENT, 883 9461  evet.  WITH TREES YOU HAVEN'T TIME TO GROW #3736  100 x 133' lot wllh cholco Iroot positioned to save. Cloto lo beach, on roglonal  walor. Gowor Rd. TP $16,000. JACK WARN, 806 2601 eves.  COMMERCIAL AREA #3812  4 commercial lott In Ihe centra of Sechelt. This property hat ttreet & lane occots and  is zoned C 1. Invest now S> be ready lor construction when the sewer Is laid. For price  and dolnilt. DON HADDEN, 005 9504 evos. or ofllco BBS 2235 anytime.  NEAR WELCOME PASS 03783  Beauty S quiet in this area of good homes and fine boating. Arbutus trees abound.  Boat launch near this serviced lot. You don't even need a septic tank. Design your  home to nestle here. F> $14,500. PETER SMITH, 885-9463 eves.  A REAL BARGAIN 03881  On Mission Rd. across from the beach this 7 yr old 670 sq ft Insulatod home with 16  years of the lease Included In the price |ust can't be beat for a weekend retreat or  retirement home. See It then make your offer on the FP of $21,100. BERT WALKER.  885-3746 eves.  #3606  WATERFRONTAGE ��� HOME ��� ACRE POINT ONE  1204 sq ft plus full basement. 102' sea frontage. Private roadway to beach. Near  Sechelt. $110,000 FP. BOBKENT, 885-9461 eves, or 885-2235 24 hrs.  WOODS, CREEK & COMFY COTTAGE ���3819  12 1/2 acros In Roberts Creek away from busy thoroughfares. Largo enough for a  measure of Independence. $68,000. Cottage & guest house 2 years old. JACK WARN  886-2681 eves.  MADEIRA PARK LOT 03854  Recreational or retirement lot. Treed, close to water and a mllo to the thopplng aroa  in Madolra Park. Hydro, phone and piped wator along qulot road. Approximately 75  x 105'. Zoned R3-I. FP $10,700. DON HADDEN, 885-9504 evet.  LARGE VIEWLOT 03759  Sure It's big. 169 x 102'. Cleared and serviced. Very good building sites and eaty,  easy accoss. Vlow of water lo Ihe west. A dandy at $14,500. Try your offer wllh  PETER SMITH, 885-9463 eves.  GIVE ME LAND ��� LOTS OF LAND 03863  Hero's |ust the right amount, 80 x 130'of vlow property for $16,200. Build your home  lo command Ihe view.'Close lo ocean accett. Benefits ol building scheme and  rosldontlal one. BOB KENT, 885-9461 eves.  SECHELT LOT  03856  level lol. Nlco Inlet vlow, noor marina and Ico arena. All locol sorvlcos. All now  homos In aroa. 70 x 125', FP $12,000. DON HADDEN, 805 9304 ovot:  PICK A PLACE IN THE SUN 03495  Sunny tlopos offor 130' on Jasper Rd by 197' x 198'. Af lords a vlow of the Itlandt.  Approximately 1000' lo the sea. Water 8, hydro at road. BOB KEN1, 805 9461 evos.  COUNTRY ACREAGE 03866  4,3 ocros, Irood property, on two roads. Hydro and phone by. Overlooking Sechelt  Inlol. 4 mllos to Secholt on pavod road. FP $32,300. DON HADDEN, 885 9504 eves.  SANDY HOOK LOTS 03878  We can show you a good selection of view lots. Overlooking Sechell Inlet, Hydro &  water along road. Close to beoch. boat launch, marina t .good, fishing. Lais on  Skookumchuck Drive al $11,000 with a few on Soavlow at $10,500. Got tlnrtod with  terms as low oi $100 down and $100 per month: DON HADDEN. 885 2235 anytime,  or 885 9504 ovot. Page B-4 The Peninsula Times Wednesday, November 30,1977  Between the lines  An impossible price?  By Dennis Fitzgerald  I got into quite a bit of trouble with John  Hind Smith last week.  There's nothing too unusual in that.  Somebody's always put out with me for  something we did do or something we  didn't do. That's the way it goes in  business and politics. Newspapers are a  little bit of both.  Elsewhere in this issue you'll find a  letter from John expressing his dismay at  the media's handling (or non-handling) of  the November 16 meeting between B.C.  Hydro and some local environmentalists.  He doesn't name names, but I don't  mind 'fessing up. I'm the guy who showed  up to cover the meeting, and then didn't  write a report on it. (The Press wasn't  there but ran a front page story on it,  which John apparently found little more  satisfactory than no coverage at all.)  I explained to John my reasoning in not  reporting the meeting, but he didn't find it  very reassuring, so I won't bore you with  my excuses. If you're interested in  discussing my problems come around and  buy me a cup of coffee.  Herewith, a tardy and informal look at  some points raised in that November 16  meeting. It opened up some potentially  valuable lines of communication between  Hydro and the local groups, and it touched  on several projects (mentioned by John in  his letter) which may prove to be quite  valuable.  One such project is the offer by Gibsons  Wildlife Club, Sechelt Rod and Gun Club  and the fishermen's union to maintain  plant growth along fish bearing stream-  that cross the right of way. Hydro is  concerned about the safety of amateurs  working under the powerlines, but seems  inclined to approve th plan with the  proviso that each clearing job is first  authorized by the company.  . The second project is a proposal that  the clubs collect water samples following  herbicide spraying and submit those  samples to an independent laboratory for  testing. Hydro's water samples are tested  at a Department of Agriculture laboratory  in Vancouver.  It is a third idea, however, that's the  most interesting and a little puzzling to  me.  Hydro's main reason for using herbicides is that they are by far the cheapest  means of keeping the rights of way clear.  In areas where they can use a helicopter  for the spraying, it costs the company  about $120 an acre. Company officials say .  that is about one-fourth what they would  have to pay to have the area hand-slashed.  There-is little helicopter spraying on  the peninsula, however ��� largely because  helicopter spraying leads to, such a public  outcry. Most of our right of way is either  cleared mechanically, with a Hydro ax  (that would be relatively flat sections such  as the one through Roberts Creek) or by a  combination slash and stubble spray  program. These cost proportionately  more, depending on the-terrain and the  type of work that has to be done.  Hydro claims the right of way can't be  cleared economically without some  spraying.  But Digby Porter disagrees. Porter's  name was mentioned at the November 16  meeting and it was reported that he had  said he could clear the right of way for $150  an acre, with no spraying.  There   were   several   raised   Hydro  eyebrows at this suggestion, raised mostly  in skepticism.  So we called Porter and asked him if it  were true.  He said right, he'd do it for that price ���  if they'd give him the contract for the  entire line on the peninsula and if they'd  drop the requirement that hand-slashed  material has to be burned.  Porter is the P in PV Services of  Pender Harbour. He says the company  now clears about 2,000 to 4,000 acres a year  for Hydro around the province. He said his  company also did the original clearing for  Hydro for the present line between Sechelt  and Pender Harbour. So he hs some basis  for knowing what he's talking about.  Porter said the burning requirement is  not applied to spraying operations, and he  can't see what difference it makes  whether a tree falls down by itself after  being sprayed or whether it's cut down  with a saw.  "If they'11 drop that, I'll guarantee to do  the whole peninsula for $150 an acre," he  said. .  He also disputes Hydro's contention;  that clearing and seeding flat areas to  grass doesn't do much to inhibit alder  growth. He said he's experimented in a  section of his property,using a seededarea  and an unseeded control area. In the  seeded area, the alders aren't coming  after two years, he said.  Klondike  night in  the 1940s  A few months ago Marilyn Harris of  Nanalmo wrote me a letter and enclosed  some pictures belonging to her mother,  who thought they might bring a few smiles  nnd awaken memories for some. They  were taken at an Irvines Landing Klondike  Night In the 1940s.  The two gentlemen with the bottle are  I .en Wray and Archie Douglas. Archie  passed away a few yeurs ago, and  everyone knows Len lives at Gibsons.  The people around the table are, from  left, Alice Haddock, Bill Matier, Koyul  Murdock nnd .John Duncan with Ernie  Cotton in the front. Bill Matier used to Iw  the wharfinger at Irvines landing when  the Union .Steamships imd Gulf Line were  running and Royal Murdock had Mur-  dock'S" Store ot Pope landing and was a  Imrd community worker. Mr. Cotton had a  lodge at .Sakiiuiw I .nke which burned  down. These three fine gentlemen liave all  jm.sfu'd on.  In the group picture nre, back row, left  to right, Bill Hodson, unknown, unknown,  Hill Pleper, Allan Stewart, Bill Matier,  Dune Cameron, Archie Douglii.t, Don  Cameron, Fred Clnyton, .John Haddock,  nnd Ned Carvey. Middle row, unknown,  Front row, .lohn Duncan, Hurry Smith,  Norman Klein, Rrnlc Cotton, ,Snm Arr  derflon, Prank Napier, Bill Mullen, Bob  Cameron, Ia'i\ Wray, Jim Marsh. Thank  you, Marilyn nnd Edith MacDonald. Wish  you ntlll lived here.      Doris Kdw/inbon.  Advertising.-^  makes it  perfectly clear!  Everybody's  co  M&P&*  *i��  CANADIAN ADVI fUlSIW. AIWWOHV HOAHll  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmrm���mmmmmm  Men's  DRESS SHIRTS  ��12��5  COrr?WSW*rs  BEtfS  >/�����/.  '**'V>  **  THE  ma<at*rcharg*  Jean Shop  OFF ^H  A CHRISTMAS BONUS BUY  FOR HANDYMEN AND WEEK-END WOODSMEN!  XL Chain Saw  Easy-to-h;ind!e. liyht'A-eiqht  Comics  equipped with Safe-T-Tm  Autonvitu' yuid  bar and chain oiling system  Suggested retail price 511995:  Christmas bonus price  only 599.95;  XL-2CC Chain Saw  T'^vm-Trigger saw. e.'jsy and safe y<-'  packed with Homelite. power1 Corti'.'s with  Safe-T-Tip and carrying case.  Suggested retail price S1S9.95?  Christmas bonus price, only S139.95?  Super-2 CC Chain Saw  Twin-trigger saw with 20% mo"1 pew it  than the popular XL-2! Comes with  Satij-T-Tip and carrying case.  Suggested retail price 5183.95��  Christmas bonus price, only 5163.95".  SUNCOAST POWER & MARINE LTD.  Cowrie St.  'The Cho/nsow Centre'  885-9626  Sechelt  Glbions VII lag  886-2111  I.Mil!rJt_v  chargax  REALTY LTD.  885-3211  FREE REAL ESTATE CATALOGUE  Post office Box 1219, Sechelt  toll free 684-8016  .^SlS^  *������  ROBERTS CREEK ACREAGE: 2  bdrm attractive home on almost 2  acres Level hlway frontage, easy  ���access. Good Ige shop with HD  wiring for bench tools. Home  completely_ remodelled. Shake  foof, rancher alum sdg.. Several  outbldgs. Secluded landscaped  property. FP $69,500.  EGMONT WATERFRONT: approx. 5  acre & close to 560' of beach front.  Zoned for marina, tourist accommodation or try your ideas. 4 yr  old 2 bdrm double wide w/large  utility area. Road is in to the beach.  1/2 down. FP $95,000. Ideal for  group investment. Vendors may  consider a trade. All offers considered  ��&m^^��3* * ���*  SELMA PARK VIEW HOME ��� 3  bedroom home nicely decorated. Red  carpets, circular brick fireplace, lots  of kitchen cupboards and counter  space, master bedrooms has enste.  Basement Is finished and has entrance to the garage. FP $69,000.  NEW BUNGALOW AT REDROOFFS;  1150 sq ft 3 bdrm home on level,  beautifully treed 1.28 acres. Close to  boat launch & excel, yr. round  fishing. W/W carpet throughout.  Bright, sunny kitchen, birch cab'Is &  util. off. Vanity bath. Matching attached c'port w-large storage rm. FP  $49,500.  WEST SECHELT WATERFRONT: 2  Bdrm contemporary design on a  full cement basement. Quality  built and tastefully decorated. A  must to see for waterfront lovers,  Asking $79,500.  SECHELT VILLAGE: This home It  very good value. 3 bdrm* and Ige  utility room, teak cabinets  throughout kitchen and ensto.  Woll to wall carpets. View lot.  Priced at $41,000.  LARGE  3 BEDROOM Very tidy   1236  sq.   It.,   home with  full  basement Including car stall. 2 fire placet both feature, decor In  tpor.lth, lot* of bright colours. Master bdrm ha* ensuite. Yard I*  landscaped. This It two full floors of good home. FP $69,000,  IUWANEK: tow priced lot with n teovlew Only $ft.395.  ROBERTS CREEK: lower Rood. Secluded lot with yeor round creek.  TP $7500  SOUIHWOOD ROAD: Clote to 1/2 ocro. lovel building lot. Hydro  ond Miglonul wnlni nl rood. Check A lompain. AIIiim lively priced nt  $9,450  RIDROOIIS ARIA: lwc|�� Need lot 9.1 x 400 oppinx. Good gaiden  ���oil. wotMi  ft. powei. Asking' $12,500.  LOWER ROAD. ROBIRTS CREEK: Over 3 acres of gently sloping  properly wilh southern exposure, 5B0 x 3B0\ Yeor round creek  Ik}*** through corner of property. Excellent bvy et f P $3S,000.  SI IMA PARK VIEW LOT: fcxlin lorge 90 x 179 lot, comer location  ���city o(<����* excellent view of Troll lilnnd, I .P. $15,500.  SECHELT VILLAGE DUPLEX ��� Up and down duplex within distance  of all facilities, 3 bdrms up and 1 bdrm in the downstairs suite. Both  suites have brick fireplaces. This is a legal duplex all passed by  Inspector. Covered parking for both units. FP $60,500.  WATERFRONT HOME: Located on  Redrooffs Rd at Welcome Beach.  Clean, near-new 6 room stucco bsmt  home. Well insulated, twin seal  windows and sliding doors to sundeck. Heatilator f'place, nice dng  area in kit, plus sep. dng rm facing,  view of Merry Island and Welcome  Pass. Lge 80x360' treed property w-  workshop. Above grd bsmt with  wood and coal stove for canning or  guests. Good value at $79,500 FP.  VILLAGE HOME ��� 2 main floor  bedrooms and a full basement,  carport under large sundeck.  Utility room on the main floor,  basement 80% finished. FP  $48,900.  SUNSHINE HEIGHTS: Close to the  arena, 3 bedroom 1200 sq. ft.  home on a full basement. All  landscaping has been done.  Home is very tidy and well  maintained. Basement has 41h  bedroom. F.P. $52,500.  WEDROOFFS RD.: Redrooffs and  Southwood - 1200 sq. ft. of well  planned country living. 100' x  262' lot with many trees. 2 bdrm  with ensuite for master bdrm.  Double garage within the full  basement. The kitchen Is a home-  makers dream. Try your offer to  $68,500.  ���'<V-*W$|i  f^^i*.   ���mmi  '���il#'ilL_S  DAVIS BAY: on the boach. 2 bdrm  home across from Davis Bay  beach. Corner lot 60x150'. House  In good condition & Immediately  avallablo, Shako roof, shingle  siding, all fenced. EASY PAYMENT  TERMS. FP $47,500 wilh $10,000  down.  J  1,100 SQ TI PARI BASEMENT  VILLAGE HOME: All llnlshod main  floor wilh 3 bill nm nnd a spare  room down. Carport undor tne  house, Redurod to $30,500.  R.VEOl 110' x 200': Wakefield Road. Ideal building or Mobile home,  tlte. Asking $14,500 FP.  GIBSONS; 2 building lots side by tide. Buy one or both. Sewered and  clote to boat tamp, terms rontldered. Atking $12,500 and 14,500.  IOW DOWN PAYMENT; Wott Socholt vlow lot, denied, ginded, oml  soivicod. RV jonod. Move youi lialloi wllh no pr opuiolloi\  necettpry.  Atking $11,500 with $1,000 down  Wf SI SECHELl WATERERON1: Your own private pcuk wllh toweling  fir* A cedars. Home It unique 1,430 *q ft with IV x 8tV wrap around  open tundeck. Basement wllh workshop ond storage. Gaiage.  Cement step* lo woler't edge. Atking $1 25.000 Somo Ier cm.  MAIN STREET IOCATION: nppioxlmately 50 x 320' lol wllh business  piemlses and living quarters behind. Excellent location loi almott  any lypeol enterprise. Ihls Is on opportunity to become established  in the village, lots ol room tot expansion, f P $93,000.  DAVISBAY VIEW; 3 bdrm, phi* fomily room, tnipoit. laige view lot  dote lo sandy beoch   Atking $49,300   leimt The Peninsula Times Page B-5  Wednesday. November~30,1977  Self defense  for women at  Madeira Park  A two-session self defense class jor  women will be held at Madeira Park  Elementary School beginning tonight  (Wednesday) at 7:30 p.m.  The second session will be Wednesday,  December 7. Instructor Verne Wishlove  will teach techniques of karate and other  forms of self defense. The classes are two  hours each.  Provincial exhibit  at Elphinstone  museum, Gibsons  Art instructive and colourfal photo  display of West Coast Indian rock pain-,  tings and carvings is now on display at the  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum in Gibsons.  Entitled "Petroglyphs and Pictographs  of B.C.," the exhibit is presented courtesy  of the B.C. Provincial Museum's  travelling exhibit program.  The museum is open Saturdays from 9  a.m. to 3 p.m. The photo exhibit will  continue through December 26.  Our Christmas chocolates and festive  boxes of candy are here. Be wise, get them  now or have mem put aside. Miss Bee's  Sechelt.  ARTIST FRAN OVENS stands beside  one of her paintings titled Totems and  Sunset. Ovens recently presented a  showing of paintings and prints  based oh sketches of such carvings  which she made on northern Vancouver Island last summer. The  exhibit was at Ovens' TJ Gallery in  Sechelt.  GUY CLEAR of Redrooffs Road  passed away suddenly at his home on  November 23. Services were held in  Sechelt November 26.  Guy Clear's  death a loss  Death came suddently to Guy Clear on  November 23 while he was working in the  garden of his home on Redrooffs Road. He  lived a full life, keeping busy and active  right up to the moment of his passing. The  day before his death, he had joined a bus  trip to Coquitlam, organized by Branch 69  Senior Citizens' Association, and on the  previous Saturday, he had been one of the  guests of honour at the family dinner of the  Welcome Beach Community Association.  Guy had a remarkable number of interests and to all of them be brought great  skill, craftsmanship and patience. He was  one of the most successful gardeners in the  area, an enthusiastic collector of stamps,  rocks and shells, and a skilled  photographer. He had a vast collection of  slides and was always happy to put on  slide shows .for his friends in the Sechelt  Senior Citizens and the Welcome Beach  Community Association.  Undoubtedly, the club which will miss  him most sorely is Sunshine Coast  lapidary and Crafts which has been  enriched by the diversity of his skills. He  did some exceptionally fine work in  Jewellery, carvings, inlay work and ship  modelling, and his Jewellery cases lined  with velvet were a tribute to his patience  und ingenuity. Yet, with all these gifts,  Guy Clear was a quiet, gentle and  unassuming man, a kind and thoughtful  neighbour and ono of die most loved and  respected residents of the Redrooffs Road.  Born 82 years ago ln Hertfordshire,  England, he wns brought to Canada as a  small boy by his parents who settled on a  farm in Saskatchewan. A few years later,  he came to the west coast In search of a  more balmy climate and became a  lighthouse keeper. In 1930, he married  Olive Watson and nfter a few more years  tending lights along the B.C. coast, Uiey  settled down to farm at Courtenay. It was  while Guy was acting as relief llghtkecper  on Merry Island that he became Interested  In the Sunshine Const and decided It was  the ideal place for retirement. He bought a  lot at Seacrest where, unaided, he built his  comfortable and pleasant home, retiring  there in Hlltf..  Guy Is survived by his wife Olive and by  one cousin, Arthur Clear of Vancouver.  Funeral service wus hold on November 26  nt the Devlin Funeral home with the Rev.  N..I. Godkin officiating. Interment  followed In Seaview Cemetery. Mary  Tinkley.  MUSIC WEAVERS  886-9737  U����d Record*  & Pocketbook Exchange  * musical accessories *  lower Gibsons  mmmmm0mmmmmm0mmmmmmtm0*m  TIRED OF RENTING?  WANT TO BUY BUT CANNOT AFFORD? Opportunity knocks but  once, Here is your chance. 1280 sq ft brand new 3 bdrm, 2  bathroom, large kitchen & living rm, laundry & storage. Foil price  $34,500. Bank mortgage available on $1725 down at $295 per mo.  No down payment required on credit approval. Located In Gibsons,  2 blocks Irom school and shopping.  WHY RENT ��� When you can build up dn equity in your own place.  for appointment phone 881*9890  VOIJVO  PENDER HARBOUR  DIESEL LTD.  AUTHORIZED SALES - PARTS - SERVICE  HD Marine & Diesels, 100-350 HP  Aux. & Sailboat Diesels 7.5-35 HP  AquamatJc l/0s, 125-250 HP  Complete Marine Servicing Including Marine Ways  GARDEN BAY/PENDER HARBOUR  CALL 883-2616  "LEE FOR AREA CEE" REGIONAL  COUNCIL DIRECTOR  says thank you to ALL who democratically voted In the  regional election, and those who would have voted but were  unable to do so, and especially those who voted me Into  office.  I WILL look after the best Interests of ALL In Area "C"  Irrespective of political color. WE are ALL part of the Area "C"  team. We WILL be playing together these next two years.  Let's make them vintage years.  Sincerely, Charles Lee  Attend  the Church  of  your choice  UNITED CHURCH  //<���!', Annette M. Uiiiihtiitli  HHf.-2.Ul  ��):.W��m      Si. John's, Wilson Creek  11: IS ii.in.      < iiliMiiis  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH  Rev. '/'. Nicholson, his tor  TIMI'S OF.SUNDAY MASS  H.OOp.n.. Siil. eve. nl Si. Mary's, Gibsons  H..10 n.m. Our l.ncly of 1 .onirics, on the  Sechelt Indian Hcserve  I0:(X) a.in. al Tin- Holy Family Chuivli in  Seehell  12 noon at St. Mary's Church in Gibsons  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  Service uml Sunday School each Sunday  at 1I:.KI a.m. (cxcc|>l last Sunday in  inoiilli at   I2:.)0 |>.nt.) Wed.  Iwcnings,  7:45.  All in 57. John's United Church,  Duvis Huy.  I'hone N8.S..1IS7. HHf>-7882, HH.l 424')  SUNSHINE COAST  GOSPFJ, CHURCH'  Davis liny Hond al laurel  Davis Hay  Sunday School 'MS am  Morning Service    II :(K) am  ('veiling Service 7:00 pm  Wed. I'ruyei and lllblc Study  I'lionc 885-52%  "noiitlciiominuiioiKil"  I'll.���ilor i lil'ford McMullen  BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH  Mermaid and liall, Sechell  Sunday School l):45 u.ni.  Morning Worship Service,... 11,1.5a.m.  Wed. Hihle Sludy   7:00 p.m.  l-vi-nliiK lellowvlilp /:()() p.m.  2nd At 4lh Sunday every mouth  I'nslor: /���', Nnponi  885-W()S  EALESTATE  APPRAISAIS  NOTARY PUBUC  DENTAL BLK;  GIBSONS  PHONE 886  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD     TOLL FREE 682-151 3  Jon McRae  885-3670  Lorrie Girard  886-7760  Chris Kankainen  885-3545  Arne T. Pettersen  886-9793  LANGDALE RIDGE: Soon to be completed 1219  sq ft full basement home on view lot. Three  large bedrooms. Corner fireplace facing living  room and dining room. Also has eating area off  the kitchen. Extremely well constructed home  with large sundeck and carport under. An idea  family home. FP $52,900.  HOMES  DAVIDSON ROAD: Spectacular view and  privacy in Langdale Ridge. Large three  bedroom home has all large rooms. Fireplace  upstairs. Separate carport allows more room  'or expansion In the full basement. Large cedai  sundeck and many extro features. Enter by way  of nicely treed panhandle driveway to the 1/2  acre you can call home. $54,900  GIBSONS VILLAGE: 1 block from shopping  cenfre, schools, transportation, theatre. Three  bedrooms, extra large living room. 1300 sq ft in  all. Good flat lot 73 x 157'. Can be mortgaged  90%. Come and see this only 5 year old home.  FP $39,000.  ALDERSPRINGS RD: Two storey home with inlaw suite. Three bedrooms upstairs and two  bedrooms  down.  Four piece plumbing  and  three piece down. Beautiful view of Gibsons TRAIL BAY: Cozy older type home on leased  Bay and Keats from both floors. An ideal waterfront property. Situated in a peaceful and  revenue property. Live in one half rent out the quiet area with a safe sandy beach, beautiful  other to meet the mortgage payment. On v-,ew an_ desirable south-westerly exposure,  sewer with all services. $42,900. Large lot with level landscaped grounds around  the home and a nicely treed bank to the rear.  New on the market and asking only $15,000.  GRANDVIEW ROAD:  Fantastic fully  finished  large family home on almost one acre lot in fast  growing area. Three bedrooms on main floor  plus   another   finished   in    basement,  fireplaces.   Many   extras,   such   as   skylight,  FAIRVIEW ROAD: .Immaculate'' double wide  Two three bedroom mobile home of large landscaped lot on quiet street in area of fine homes.  special lighting and large sundeck over double Easy walking distance to elementary school. FP  carport. View lot. Don't miss this one. Excellent  $42,500.  value. $64,900. ���   FLUME ROAD: Like new 12 x 60' mobile home  with bay windows. Fully skirted crawlspace,  large sundeck and entrance. Includes appliances, air conditioning, metal storage shed  and oil tank. All this and a beautiful setting  close to Flume Park and beach. The lease pad  area is landscaped and nestled in the trees for DAVIS  privacy. $14,900.  PRATT ROAD: Comfortable three bedroom  home in excellent condition. Situated on choice  10 acre parcel of land lialPtif which has been  cleared."Ideal place for, horses, poultry or  hobby farming. Also good holding property.  Very affordable. FP $78,500.  DOUGAL & TRUMAN: Nearly 1500 sq ft of living  space for the owner of this beautiful revenue  property. The prime side is two floors with  extra large rooms. Fantastic view of Gibsons  Harbour. Features two bedrooms down anc  large master bedroom with its own full  bathroom upstairs. The $200 per month  revenue comes from the 618 sq ft rental suite.  Here is a beautiful home and an income all tied  into one. The huge lot is very tastefully landscaped. Has features that you would never  believe possible in a revenue property including a wood-fired sauna. You must see  through this lovely home to really appreciate it.  FP $69,900.  ROAD: Gibsons. One block from  shopping centre, theatre, transportation. Three  bedroom, no basement home on nice flat 73 x  120' lot. Extra spacious living room, all car-  WEST  SECHELT:   Lovely   waterfront   three  bedroom home overlooking Georgia Strait and peted. Five years old. Five percent down could  wet bar, family room, huge square bathtub in  NORTH ROAD: Fantastic potential here! 4 1/2  acres level, mostly cleared property. A truly  lovety double wide, 24 x 60', 1440 sq ft  luxurious trailer. Many extras such as built-in  the Trail Island. Tramway to beach with level  do it. FP $38,500.  building site on tower level.  Extras  include  covered front deck and a sauna. $59,500.  ensuite off master bedroom and walk-in closet.  Three bedrooms, w/w carpet throughout. All  GIBSONS: Owner leaving country ��� must sell.  Make your bid on this house located on the Bay  in Gibsons with 2 two bedroom suites. Low  down payment could do it. $42,000.  PRATT ROAD: Beautiful custom home. Three this plus a three bedroom house with acorn  bedrooms with full ensuite plumbing on full fireplace. Presently rented for $200 per month  basement. Feature wall heatilator fireplace to   Make an appointment to see this today. FP  save on heating costs. 12 x 22'vinyl covered $75,000.  sundeck    with    ornate   aluminum    railings.    Custom cabinets in kitchen with wood trim FAIRVIEW ROAD: REVENUE ��� This new duplex  throughout. Easy care landscaping. FP $49,900. on a  1/2 acre  lot represents the  ideal  investment property. There are 1232 sq ft in both  MARINE DRIVE: Across the street from Armours  Beach in the Village of Gibsons.  This cozy  CHASTER ROAD: New home, well built with full of these side by side suites. Features are post  remodelled home is ideal as a starter home or  for retirement. Only 1 1/2 blocks from shopping. Has acorn fireplace, cedar feature walls  and a large sundeck. Two bedrooms. On sewer,  all thTs'artd'd fdhtdstit view of KBats'lsiantiwid  Gibsons Harbour. This value packed house  won't last long priced at FP $27,900.  basement. Double plumbing, three bedrooms, and beam construction with feature wall  fireplaces, wrap around sundeck. Basement fireplace and sundecks. There is appeal to  partitioned off ready for rooms and plumbing, separate rental markets with a two and a three  An excellent area with a hew school two blocks bedroom suite. Assumption of present mor-  away. This is a real family horrfe. Could be tgage makes purchase very easy and a yearly  purchased with as low as 5% down payment, income of over $7000 makes this property hard  FP $49,000. to beat. FP $75,000.  LOTS  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: With.waterfront  as scarce as it is this double use lot represents  real value ��� $22,000  GOWER PT RD: At the corner of 14th. This  property has levels cleared for the building site  of your choice, Excellent view of Georgia Strait.  Approximately 80'x 250' ��� $16,500.  TUWANEK: Only one block to beach, full view  of Inlet. Piped community water available. 80' x  140' lot.��� $9,900  GEORGIA DR: Lovely large view lot, |ust up  from Georgia Park. Lot size 67' x 108' x 99' x  121'. Septic tank and field are already in and  approved. ��� $19,900  PRATT RD: Near new school site. This lot Is  cleared and ready to build upon. Mature fruit  trees dot this 76' x 125' lot. ��� $13,500  REDROOFFS RD: Fantastic view property facing  Nanalmo and Merry Island. Good year round  home on top level on Redrooffs Road, with  small A-frame guest cottage on lower level.  Path to beach. On 1.5 acres. ��� 37,500  LANGDALE: Level building lot on Johnson  Road. Fantastic view of Howe Sound. ���  $14,500  McCULLOUGH RD: Wilson Creek. Close to one  acre treed property with sub-division  possibilities. ��� $22,500  COCHRANE RD: Good building lot 65' x 130'.  Close to shopping and the ocean. Sewer  easement of 10' on s.e. side of lot. ���- $12,500  GRANDVIEW RD: Lot size approximately 104 x  105 with some view over the ocean. Close to  beach access, partially cleared, easy building  lot. ��� $13,000  SKYLINE DR: Overlooking the Bay and the  Village of Gibsons from this quiet and private  lot on the Bluff. Start building your dream home  right away on the expanse of this 207 x 115 x  181 x 66 uniquely shaped lot. Low down  payment ��� easy terms ��� $13,500  WAKEFIELD RD: Good building lot on water and  power overlooking Georgia Strait and the Trail  Island. This is a corner lot In a newly built up  area. ��� $12,500  FAIRVIEW RD: Lot 104' x 220' may be able to be  sub-divided into two. Good corner lot, all  services except sewer. Nicely secluded in quiet  area. ��� $16,000  GOWER PT RD: 100' of waterfrontage, steep  but managable slope. Hydro and water on the  esplanade road. 217' deep with a completely  unimpeded view to Vancouver Island. Faces  south west for lots of sunshine. ��� $15,900  SKYLINE DR: This 70 x 59 x 131 x 122 ft. lot with  expansive view of the Bay area and Gibsons  Village Is well priced. ��� $11,500  TUWANEK: At the end of Porpoise Bay Road.  The perfect recreational lot. Hydro and  regional water service the property. South  westerly exposure, with an excellent view of  Sechelt Inlet. All this and only one block from  the beach and boat launch. ��� $9,500  SKYLINE DR.: With the sewer only 150 feet  away from this lot and the ad|olnlng lot also for  sale, makes this an excellent value. The ideal  spot for a distinct and original home. Nice view  and sheltered from the open sea. ��� $13,900.  GOWER POINT RD: One half acre 100' x 217' on  tha corner of 14th and Gower Point Road.  Driveway Into one of the many excellent  building sites, Some merchantable timber,  property slopes to the west for view and late  sunsets. This has to be considered prime  property. -    $10,000  ACREAGE  HENRY RD: Rural Gibsons. 1.7 acres. Building  site cleared and driveway in. Chaster creek Is  |ust 60 feet from the rear of the property line  providing the ultimate in privacy. This  manageable sized acreage is ready to build on  and has all services. ��� $22,900  ROBERTS CRK: Lower Road. 1,12 acre* In the  very desirable Roberts Creek area. There Is a  driveway already in and a tapped Artesian well  on the property. Road dedicated at the back of  the property will allow future subdivision.  Vendor must sell. Try your offer. ��� $12,500  GIBSONS: 4.6 lovely secluded wooded acres  near Soames Mountain, In rural Gibsons. Good  holding proporty.       $32,000  The coffee in always on��� drop in for our free brochure. PageB-6  The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, November 30, 1977  It snowed last week, so here's a snowy page for you!  Why not send us your snow pictures...  to Box 310, Sechelt.  Snow  People will tell you that snow Is  frozen moisture.  People will tell you that snow is  a nuisance.  But I think It's magic.  Don't you?  Do you know the snow hum made up by a bear  named Pooh?  ��The more it snows, tidd ley pom.  The more It goes, tiddley pom,  The more it goes, tiddley pom  On snowing.  And nobody knows, tiddley pm.  How cold my toes, tiddley pom.  How cold my toes, tiddley pom.  Are growing.  Pooh's advice was that  It should be  "hummed  hopefully to others".  from The Houso at Pooh Corner" by A. A. Mllno  This drawing was done by one of the kids at Halfmoon Bay  School. Look through the paper and you'll see a picture of  them and find a story about what happened to them when it  snowed.  MAKE IT!  After you've been out playing In the cold & snow, hot cocoa  taste great. It's easy enough for you tp do yourself.  What  do  you  think  the  Snow  Man's  signs  are  saying?  YOU NEED:  11/2 tablespoons cocoa  2 tablespoons sugar  1/2 cup boiling water  4 cups milk  a few drops of vanilla * a pinch of salt  Put the cocoa, sugar and salt In a pan. Pour in hot  water and let it all boll lor 3 minutes. Add the milk  and heat It all slowly while stirring. Do not let It  boil now. Put In the vanilla. Drink It HOT and  STEAMY. It's also good with a little whipped cream  on top. Or put in a pinch of cinnamon.  SNOWY CROSSWORD  Did you make a snowman, or a  snowlady or a snowkid? What  did it look like?  n*L.  ���   "    ���-  4  3  1  1  5"  mO  ACROSS  1. Person made of snow, a snow...  3. It keeps your feet warm.  4. People do It In the mountains when It snows.  5. Something to keep your head warm.  6. After the wind has the snow clouds away,  the sun comes out.  7. Something you slide down a  snowy hill on.  ANSWERS TO LAST  WEEK'S CROSSWORD  DOWN  l.They keep your hands warm.  2. Something warm to drink In cold weather,  chocolate.  3. They're round, you throw them, snow...  A. When a lake freezes you can on It.  l  l  l  * Put your message Into 4,000 homes  |15,000 readers| in these economical  spots. Your ad is always there for quick  reference . . . anytime)  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  Here's an. economical way to reach  4,000 homes [15,000 readers] every  we'ek. Your ad waits patiently for ready  reference ... anytlmel  AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICE  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  Parts * Sales * Service  ' Rotor Lother Service for Disc Brakes  ond Drum Brokos  ' Valvo ond Soat Grinding  ' All Makes Sorvlcod        Datsun Specialists  Gibsons Phono 886-7919  BLASTING  Tod's Blasting ft Contracting Ltd.  All WORK FULLY INSURED  ' Basements * Driveways * Septic Tanks  Stumps * Ditch Lines  Call (or a Iroo ostimato anytlrno  683-2734      "Air Track Available"       683-2385  TF.D DONLEY PENDER HARBOUR  COAST BACKHOE & TRUCKING LTD.  * Controlled Blasting  * Soptlc Tanks Installed  FULLY INSURED �� FREE ESTIMATES  883-2274  1  BUILDERS  CABINETMAKERS  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  & CABINET SHOP  serving satistied customers for 18 years  Custom-designed kitchens and bathrooms  Furniture for home and office  Expert Finishing  R. Birkin  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek, B.C.   VON 2W0  Phone 885-3417, 885-3310  CONTRACTORS  101 CONTRACTING CO. LTD.  Gonoral Building Contractors  AUWORKGUARANiriD  Phone 885-2622  Dax73.5��chelt, B.C.  BUILDING SUPPLIES  A.C. RENTALS & BUILDING  SUPPLY LTD.  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B.C.  886-2700  SALES ft SERVICE  All Brands Available  Monday lo Saturday, 0:30 ore, to 5:30 pm  Friday evening by appointment only  TREE TOPPING   PEERLESS TREE SERVICE  Complete Tree Service  Prompt, Guaiantearl, IiuiiukI Woik  Prices You Can Trust  Phone J.RUb.y.  885-2109  Help Fight  RESPIRATORY  DISEASE  USE CHRISTMAS SEALS  tt Pays To Use 'The Times' Directory Advertising  i  .i e-/  North to Alaska and the Yukon  By GUY SYMONDS  "In six days the Lord made heaven and  earth the sea and aU that in them is, and  rested on the seventh day."  The CPR Ferry "Princess Patricia"  offers an eighWay excursion among the  mystery and majesty of our northwest  coast. The return trip from Vancouver to  the port of Skagway in Alaska offers rare  glimpses of the geologic past and of .great  events to come in the not far distant  future.  "If you look out to the beach on the left  a4ide of the ship you will see some large  tree stumps. They are cottonwood and  they are there because of the movement of  the glacier that, not much more than 200  years ago covered this bay in which we are  sailing, with ice more than a mile thick."  The voice of the shjp's purser came  over the loudspeaker system offering  another of his fascinating talks on the  magnificent country through which for  several days we had been passing. He  went on to explain that some hundreds of  years ago a mountain of ice crept over the  land which at that time had reached the  stage ~ taking aeons of time to do so ���  when U could support life in theform of  cottonwood trees. Gradually the weight of  the ice ���not to be calculated in ordinary  terms ��� pressed the earth down 40,50, 60  feet until the trees were submerged. Still  the ice crept on and the bay, now named  appropriately enough "Glacier Bay",  became one huge sheet of ice. More time  passed and the glacier began to melt.  Slowly the weight was lifted and slowly the  land rose again. Those cottonwood trees  preserved in ice for hundreds of years met  the air and of course rotted..  The striations on the bare rocky hills  mark the passage of the ice as it gouged  and tore away the land to form more sea  bed, more shoriine. Creation at work.  Slowly the lichens took over. The seabirds  and wind did their part and over the years  the alders appeared bringing their own  nitrogen-supplying power with them to  nourish the land. Creation.  This is not a travelogue, nor is it an  advertisement for a steamship company.  It is just an attempt to open by a crack the  door that hides majestic mystery in a  world that is excitingly new yet old  beyond imagining, a world that gives the  word "time" a completely different  meaning from that which we usually give  it.  If you would see the cottonwood stumps  at Glacier Bay and 100 other miracles, you  must find a way to take a trip to Alaska. It  starts in Vancouver and travelling through  more than 1,000 miles of majestic scenery  to the northern port of. Skagway, finally  shows you Lake Bennett on the White Pass  and Yukon Railway, the point from which  thousands of adventurous souls started  their journey to,4he goldfields in 1898. On  this desolate shore, some 20,000 men who  had survived the terrible journey over the  Chilkoot Pass through which you haye just  travelled in comfort, built their makeshift  boats and rafts for the long journey to their  El Dorado. Today it is a huge silent  wilderness of spruce and rock with only  the railway station to mark its existence.  And a church, Set on a hill above the lake it  was built by volunteers with the materials  available to bring the comfort of a familiar  religion to those thousands whose ambition, or greed if you will, had landed  them in that desolation. The men left, the  gold rush died, and the church is their  monument. Fortunately, someone has the  foresight and faith to keep it in a condition  that those of us who follow may read and  learn the lesson.  Before you get to that farthest point in  your journey you will have seen many  things.  The little fishing village of Ketchikan,  for instance, with its offerings of native  work in bone, ivory and wood carvings. Its  rain forest park holds a wealth of totem  poles and restored remnants of native  work in another civilization, and with  native people to tell you the .story. You will  liave been prepared for this and for all the  other sights by that enthusia.st of these  northern coasts, the ship's purser.  A couple of times a day, or more often if  Uie occasion calls, he will tulk for 10  minutes or so on what you have seen, arc  looking at or will be shown. He drawns on a  score of years of travelling this route and  has read, one would think, almost  everything ever written about It. Without  those talks Uio tri|xs would lose half its  value.  At ono point on tho journoy tho alilp  takes on four young people who as forest  rangers in the biggest such reserve in tlie  world, spend their days watching the flora  and fauna, and recording their. observations of every natural phenoncmnn.  They talk with the ship all day and from  time to time each gives a little talk. They  are always available lo answer questions  even the silliest ones with unfailing  courtesy and attention. A most vnluntilc  ejt|>erience.  Travelling the routes of the explorers  from Itutisin.aSpaln, Portugal and Knglund  the ship noses into Tracey Arm, Uien in  .September at just about its limit a.s an Ice-  free waterway. The silence Is positively  CHRISTMAS BAZAAR  Bake Sale  Side Raff lea * Tea >  Games A  "FUN GALORE"       >  Sat, Dec. 3, 1-4 pm  The Reserve Holl  All raffles will be drawn at 4 p.m.  Sponiorerf by thei  "HOMEMAKERS CLUB"  Weather report  Lo Hi Prec.'  mm  November 19 '.,-2 6     nil  November20  .-2  3     nil  November21   -6  2     nil  November22  ...........-5  2    nil  November23 -.���;.. .-4  1     9.1  November24 ............. ...-1  6     9.7  November25.....;.....,......2 7    31.2  Week's precipitation ��� snow - 5.1 cms  rain - 44.9 mm total - 50.0mm. November  ��� 148.0mm 1977 - 971.2mm.  November 19-25, 1976-22.9 mm.  November 1-25 - 65.4mm. Jan.- November  25,1976 - 1,081.5mm.  Snow doesn't usually fly at sea level in  November, nor do we usually have so  many degrees of frost.  1961 -trace. 1962 - nil. 1963 - trace. 1964 -  2.5 cms -3c. 1965-nil -lc. 1966 -nil -lc. 1967 -  nil -lc. 1968.-' nil 0c. 1969 - nil -lc. 1970 - 3.6  cms -6c. 1971 - nil -lc. 1972 - nil +lc. 1973 -  8.9 cms -2c. 1974 - nil -l-lc. 1975 - 24.1 cms -  5c. 1976-nil-lc. 1977-5.1 cms-fic.  That 75 storm was. between 7 p.m. on  the night of November 29 to 3 p.m. on the  30th.  MtcMii17  Keep  BmvttfHl  MARGERIE GLACIER, situated in  the Yukon's Glacier Bay. As recently  as 200 years ago the bay was covered  by a mile-thick sheet of ice.  TheP  HE TENINSULA  Section G  Wednesday, Noverdber 30,1977  ^imeb  Pages 1-4  crushing as the vessel, dwarfed by the  mountains of bare rock that rise vertically  from the icefloe-strewn water, reaches its  furthest point of penetration up the narrow  channel.  You will have seen the immense Grand  Pacific Glacier moving inexorably onto  Glacier Bay and soon, say the experts, to  meet its neighbour the Margerie Glacier.  If you happen to be lucky .and are in the  right place at the right time you will see  immense chunks of ice falling into the  water as the glacier "calves" and sends its  contribution to the world climate on its  way-  The immensity of this entire experience, crowded into eight days, cannot  possibly be indicated in a few minutes of  reading. This Pacific coast has been the  writer's home for more than half a century, for the first time he found out that it  harbours the wealthiest per capita single  community in the entire world. That, any  way, is the.official,information. It is a  place called Petersburg and it stands at  the north end of Wrangell Narrows. There  is no road to it and no sea-going ship can  berth there. Access is by air or small boat  only. The channel is 100 yards wide, extends several miles and the ship requiees,  they tell us, some 40 odd major changes of  course to negotiate it. The operation at  night with red and green light markers  every few yards, apparently strewn  haphazardly across the waters, would be a  terrifying sight to the landsman. Except  for a unique happening. Over the years  that this particular ship has been making  this particular trip it has become the  custom for the ship's siren to be sounded  and its searchlight played on the village. It  is the signal for the residents of Petersburg to flash their porch and house lights  and for the cars on the roads by the water  L  t HGHTTHEf  LDNG CRIPPLERS  Emphysema Asthma Tuberculosis Chronic Bronchitis Air Pollution  USE CHRISTMAS SEALS  I wish to thank the voters of Gibsons who gave me their vote  of confidence to serve them for the next two years as  alderman and Regional District representative. I will try to  .Justify your choice.  JACK MARSHALL  Use Times' Adbriefs to Sell, Bent, Buy. Swap etc.  R LAWSON TRAVEL  "TheHolidaymakers**  announces:  The ORIANA HAWAII SPRING  AIR-SEA HOLIDAY  jetaway from Vancouver 6th April. Spend 10 lazy days at  the Holiday Inn, Waikiki Beach. Then leave Hawaii April  16th for a five-day cruise aboard the majestic Oriana ���  arriving Vancouver 22nd April.  Inclusive rates *fp/|Jrg per person  For further details and reservations please call or write  P. LAWSON TRAVEL  409, Granville St.; Vancouver      682-4272  to blink their headlights. Meanwhile the  passengers send a roar of greeting across  the water until the distance breaks the  spell, the siren falls silent and the lights  cease their frenzy. People who in all  probability had never met and would  never meet face to face have for a few  moments established a pecular bond that  will be remembered by all of ,us who took  part. ��� "Ships that pass in the night".  Juneau, capital of Alaska and site of the  amazing Mendenhall glacier, which is  practically part of the town, is accessible  only by sea and air. The U.S. government  has gone to great trouble to exploit the  glacier as a tourist attraction, offering  views from an observation building  complete with telescopes, illustrated  lectures and the comfort of a log fire. That  glacier, now a couple of miles or more  away, will if it continues to move at its  present rate, bring a wall of ice hundreds  of feet high to within a few feet of those  glass windows by the middle of the 1980s..  "Prince Rupert offers another chance to  go ashore and explore a little. The town is  unrecognizable to one who last saw it in  the war year of 1941, and the RCAF base at  Seal Cove cannoHjerecognized among the  commercial buildings that now cover it.  The last stop of the journey is Alert  Bay, depressing and uninviting to the  casual visitor despite the number of totem  poles. One reason for this is the big sign at  the edge of the village that says "Nimpkish Land" with an arrow pointing  toward the village and the caption "Stolen  Nimpkish Land." Not calculated to make  one feel a welcome guest.  Then home to familiar things. A great  experience with memories kept alive with  the scenes recorded by camera, scenes  which at each viewing make one wonder,  "Was I really there?"  I  part of the joy of Christmas  chargex      your extra touch florist ki the mall  886-7812  f  master charge  ^KITS  GIFTIDEAS  I  I  I  sAlKAMMft  I   DURACELL  i -M1M '  i ~  i  It's time  ...to check those batteries  at KITS CAMBIAS  fmrnmem  iciJS  1^  Bring your camera into KITS.  Woll check the batteries, tho    ,  light motor and tho contacts, and  Install new batteries if you neod them.  Bring your electronic flash  Into KITS. We'll check the  batteries and the contacts, and  install new batteries if you nood them.  MALLORY ��� NO REGULAR BATTERY LOOKS LIKE IT ... OR LASTS LIKE ITI  ft  a* ,s  I  Page 02  The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, November 30,1977  Halimoon Bay happenings  Unfair complete  ,       By Mary Tinkley, .885-9479 ^  There will be another cribbage afternoon at the Welcome Beach Hall oh  Sunday, December 4, at 2 p.m. Attendance  was disappointing at the last session  because of unfair competition. Football  fans were unable to tear themselves away  from their. television sets during the  trouncing of the B.C. Lions by Edmonton.  Admission for cribbage is 50 cents and Ed  Edmunds hopes for a better turnout m this  occasion.  Saturday, December 3, is Whist Night  at the hall, beginning at 8 p.m.' Everybody  is WgIcoitig  HOSPITAL AUXILIARY CHRISTMAS  DINNER  On December 5, members of the  Halfmoon Bay Hospital Auxiliary and  their guests will hold their annual  Christmasi dinner at the Welcome Beach  Hall. Following dinner, winners for the.  Christmas raff le will be drawn. There are  some attractive prizes to be won including a paint by artist Mae Parsons,  a grocery hamper, Christmas cheer and  an afghan: There is still time to get tickets  on the raffle which -can be obt^edatthe  post office, the B & J store or from any  member of the auxiliary.  Those attending the -dinner tjre  reminded to bring their own dishes and  cutlery.        '   .     *  ��� * a,  COMMUNITY    ASSOCIATION  CHRISTMAS DINNER  ��� Ticket-are going fast for the Christmas  dinner of the Welcome Beach Community  Association planned for December 17, At  the time of going to press, Mrs. Comynhas  a few tickets left but members who have  not yet spoken for their tickets are advised.  to get in touch with her without delay.  CARPET BOWLING  Carpet bowling is now in recess and will  recommence ��� airbund the middle of  January when work has been completed  Christmas plans  at Wilson Creek  Making your own Christmas cards and  decorations is fun, easy, and inexpensive.  Thursday morning, December 1, at the.  Wilson^^ Creek Community'.Hall, you can try  out your ideas in a Christmas Workshop.  Simple decorative techniques will be  demonstrated and typical products  displayed. Everyone is welcome. Just  bring along something to work with ���  paper, string, wire, glue and outdoor  materials/For more information, call  community workers April Struthers at 885-  2309.  oh the renovation of the hall. Watch this  column for starting date. Carpet bowling  on November 21 resulted in another victory for the ladies, who beat thef men's  team 31 to 19.  FIRE TRUCK  By the time this column appears in  print, the new Halfmoon Bay 'fire trupk  should be safely delivered and housed in  the new fire hall on the Redrooffs Road.  There will be an open house at the fire hall  Saturday and Sunday, December 34, noon  ���to 4 p.m. both days.  FAMILY DINNER  The Family Dinner on November 19  was a most successful affair with 85  members and friends present. It was  followed by dancing to records. _"  FILM SHOW  Despite the fact that driving was still  hazardous following last Wednesday's  . snowstorm and that some residents were  unable to get their cars out of their  driveways, a good crowd turned up at the  Halfhioon Bay School Thursday,  Nbveiriber 24^ to See the videotape of "I  Heard the Owl Call my Name". One group  of people had come all the way from  Roberts Creek just to see the film. The  sweet voice of Katherine Kelly created-  precisely the right atmosphere by her  singing of ''Amazing Grace," the theme  music for the film. Mrs. Leuchte expressed appreciation to Mrs. M. Davie,'  principal of the school, for her cooperation in making available the use of  school facilities. Next film show on  January. 26 will return to the Welcome  Beach Hall with films on Mexico and  Central and South America.  With the dissolution.of the Welcome  Beach Waterworks District completed and  its affairs wound up, its remaining bank  balance of $385 has been transferred to the  Welcome Beach Community Association.  On the sick list is Mrs. Mary Walker, in  St. Mary's Hospital for tests and observation.  Sympathy is extended to Mrs. Eva  Lyons on the death of her son-in-law,  Percy (Rusty) Russell in hospital in  Montreal. Rusty is survived* by his wife  Marilyn (nee Lyons) and three children,  Neville, Frank and Linda, all of Montreal.  SAILBOAT CRUISE IN SOUTH PACIFIC  While in Seattle recently, Dick and  Lillian Birk of Southwood, were able, to  speak to.their son and daughter-in-law,  Dennis and Jane Birk who are exploring  the. South Pacific in their Tahiti.Ketch  "Takuli". The "conversation was made  possible by Jane's father, Frank Larson of  Seattle, who is a radio ham, and it was  conducted through a combination hook-up  of radio and telephone. Dennis'and Jane,  who have lived in Oahu for the past two  years, left there in October for a cruise of  the South Pacific. On their way south, they  hit the doldrums and just as luck would  have it, that was the time their motor  failed them.  They were able to fix the motor and  proceed to the tiny Island of Ahe, one of the  Tuamoto Islands. Ou this part oi: the trip  they were completely cut off from the  world except for their radio. For day after  day they saw no sign of alship or even of  whales and dolphins. They spent three  weeks living the simple life on the  beautiful little" island of Ahe where they  received, a warm welcome from the 100  residents. There was a very dry spell at  the time and water supplies on the island  were low, so that Dennis did not care to  ask for water for the Takuli tank.  However, before they left, there was a  heavy rainfall and both the Birks and the  islanders were able to fill up their tanks  with rainwater. Dennis and Jane are now  heading for Tahiti where Jane's parents  will be flying out to spend Christmas with  them.  THE NEW Halfmoon Bay tire truck irucK, at ngm, sianas reaay 10 escort  gets a traditional hosing down from- the new vehicle up the coast. The  the Gibsons Fire Department as the truck was met at the Girl Guide Camp  Roberts Creek Fire Department by Sechelt Fire Department mem  bers who escorted the new thick to its  home on Redrooffs Road. An open  house at the Halfmoon "Bay Firehall  will be held Saturday and Sunday.  Diabetes program  set for Saturday  at Pender clinic  A Diabetic Teaching Clinic will be held  at the Pender Harbour and District Health  Centre in Madeira Park on Saturday,  December 3.  The purpose of this clinic, which is the  first of its kind to be held on the Sunshine  Coast, is to update diabetics' knowledge in  view -of recent research in the field, stress  the importance for diabetics of a balanced  lifestyle and reinforce previous teaching.  The morning will begin at 7:30 with  registration, supervised injections and  breakfast. This will be followed by films  and lectures by Dr, Ed Bernstein andNurse  Practitioner Darlane Snell lasting until  11:30 a.m. A fee of $2 per person will be  charged, and the health clinic asks all who  plan to attend to contact them by  December 1 at 883-2764.  For Quick Results Use Times Adbriefs!  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2,1977  CHANNEL2       CHANNEI.4      CHANNEI 5 ;    CHANNEL 6       CHANNEL 7       CHANNELS    CHANNEL 12  M  Ryan'a  Cont'd  Anotitar  Cont'd  Conl'd  ' Another  Nawlywad  At  Hopa  General  World  Cont'd  Conl'd  World  Qama  30  EdgaOl  Hotpltal  Cont'd  EdgaOl    '  All In Tha  Conl'd  Match  M  Night  Cont'd  Cont'd  Night     '  FamUy  Confd  Oama  W:30  ���43  Taka 30  Cont'd  Calabrity  Cooka   .  EdgaOl  Night  Dusty's  . Traahouaa  Movia  "Tha  Hanging  Tree"  Taka 30  Cont'd  Celebrity  Cooka  Dinah   .  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Tony  Randall  Nawt  Confd  Conl'd  Confd  Conl'd  Confd  ShaNaNa  Confd  Disco'TT  Conl'd  :#:*:��� :���;���:���;  Date Pad  Nov. 30��� Dancing, S��nlor Cltli��n�� Hall, Sachelt, 1:30 pm  Nov. 30 ��� Umn Night at Wilson Cr����k Scout Hall, Ag��s 13-19, 7:30-9:30  pm. Musk, ping pong, r��lrMhm*nts.  D��c. 1 - Bingo, Psnder Harbour Comm. Hall, 0 pm.  Dbc. 1     Christmas Craft Workthop. Wilson Ck. Comm. Hall, morning, coll  April ot 883-2309 for Info.  Dae. 2 ��� Elves Club Dapot for donations. Hoi/ Family'Church, S��ch��lt. For  Info, call Nancy at 98o-9473.  DtK. 3      TOPS BC r*378 Gibsons, BaUm Sab, Co-op stor*, 10-2 pm,  Dec. 3       EIvbs Club D��pot for Donations. WW Upholstery A Boat Tops,  Wyhgaart Rd, Gibsons, For Info, Nancy at 866-947,2,  Dwc. 3      ^��nd��r Horbour Ar*a A H��alth Clink Auk. Annual Christmas  ftaioor, Mod��lra Pk. Comm. Hall,  12-3 pm.  Omc. 3,      'Patroglypht ft Pktographs  ol  BC",,��xhlblt  Irom B,C. Prov.'  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The logical next step is  to deal with their development, of which  the most important part probably is the  pruning ��� or not pruning.  This ancient art is probably one of the  least understood in the practice of hor*  ticulture. To some inexperienced gardeners it means the haphazard cutting  away bf the wood without any particular  rhyme or reason.  The first rule in pruning, say the experts, is never cut any wood away at all  unless there is a reason and you know what  the reason is. The next important tiling to  remember is that cutting away wood  encourages the growth of mone wood.  While it is possible to generalize to a  certain degree as far as those guidelines  are concerned, every variety of tree,  shrub or bush demands its own pruning  treatment. The treatment also varies with  respect to both age and condition of the  plant.  To deal with the fruit tree. In this part  pf the country the chief interest is in apples  and pears, but the general rules apply to  other kinds. The object is to grow a strong  tree that will bear fruit, look attractive,  stay healthy and continue to give good  crops. So the first care is to encourage the  growth of "scaffold" branches which will  be the strength of the tree and carry the  laterals that in turn will bear the fruit.  When the tree is purchases from the  nursery it is usually three or four year? old  and the nurseryman has usually shortened  the branches. However, it does no harm to  do a bit more cutting back. The reason io&~  this is to encourage growth at the lower  levels instead of having branches extending so far out that the fruit is out of  reach.  To promote fruiting once the tree is  formed, the rule is, the lighter the pruning  the better. Even at the most severe, not  more than one third of a leader or a lateral  should be cut off. Eventually it becomes  ���possible to judge the strength of the fruit-  bearing wood against thi; weight of the  fruit and cut accordingly. However, while  it is very easy to set a fruit tree "oil, its  ear" by too heavy pruning, one cannot err  seriously by going easy with the pruning  shears. "  Keeping the middle of the tree open is  sound practice and if you take a ride  through the Okanagan orchard belt after  the winter pruning is finished you will see  this done to perfection. It means cutting  out the shoots that grow toward the centre  of the tree so that the growth takes on a  vase-like shape. Remember too, that any  such cutting must be made very close to  the parent limb, and if more than half; an  inch" in diamtefer the wound.should be  treated with a sealing compound to  prevent infection and disease. ;  In these orchards it will be seen that the  shape of the tree has been developed by  following the "modified leader" method of  growth encouragement. This means that  no dominant central leader is allowed but  two or three leaders from which the  laterals grow to the outside, and the  development of any shoots is vigorously  discouraged.  As has been noted before, this peninsula has many old orchards that, while  they may be said to die with dignity, are a  depressing sight. Gradually these areas of  pioneer settlement are being split up into  building lots and the owner thereof inherit  these trees that are dying from neglect.  Their rejuvenation is a challenge with the  odds rather heavily weighted against the  would-be saviour, unless it is realized that  in no way can the good work be hurried.  At least three years of patient treatment is  needed to restore a tree in that condition to  health, if indeed it is ever possible. Fertilization, spraying and good husbandry  are Important, but the pruning is the most  vital and delicate part of the operation.  Visualize the tree you want with strong,  well-spaced scaffold branches and work  towards that end very carefully over the  years ��� at lea.st three of them. These old  pioneers with roots that go down deep Into  Mother British -Columbia can often  produce fruit that cannot be matched for  quality nnd taste.  Finally, If you want to prune and have  no experience ��� get a good book!  Teen Nights  at Wilson Creek  There will once ngaln be regular Teen  Nights at the Wili��on Creek Scout Hall,  starting tonight, Wednesday, November  .30. Teens nre Invited to drop In from 7:30 to  9:30. There will be music, ping pong and  light refreshments.  If you ure from 13 to 10, you ure  welcome to attend. Come along to tlie  Scout Hnll, bring a friend and your  favourite records.  For moro Information, call community  worker April .Strutherf, nt BflMBOO.  Wednesday, November 30,1977  The Peninsula Times  PageC-3  TYDEWATEB  Crafts & Hobbies  886-2811  in lower Gibsons  1/3 OFF SALE  on specially marked items  Poinsettias  Azaleas  Mums  Christmas Cactus  Antiques, Wicker, Cowichan Sweat  & Toques  All make nice Christmas gifts.  Sechelt notes  Reeces rhove on  By Peggy Connor, 885-9347  Bert and Eleanor Reece moved to  Roberts Creek 13 years ago and last  ���Saturday moved to North Vancouver.  Eleanor was the mainstay of the local  Red cross for years and a staunch worker  for the Roberts Creek Auxiliary to St.  Mary's Hospital. She is well liked, efficient  in all she does and a real go-getter.  Wednesday, November 23, the day of  the snow, Eleanor was at St. Aidan's Hall  in Roberts Creek for a last afternoon of  Scottish Country dancing. The dance instructor, Ronnie Dunn, had composed a  country dance named-Eleanor especially  for the occasion, as they wished her all the  best. .....'  . The Reeces will fit in wherever they go.  North Vancouver is lucky to have them as  residents;  SNOW MISHAP  . WUf and Grace Wisher driving home  from Sechelt on the snowy Wednesday  decided they couldn't make it down the  Davis Bay hill, parked the car and started  to walk. Wilf unfortunately slipped on the  snowy surface and fell, breaking his hip.  From St. Mary's Hospital he was transferred to St. Paul's Hospital to have a pin  put in his hip.  GALES WIN  Taking in a hockey game on a Sunday  afternoon proved to be a lucky day. My  program won a lucky draw winning for the  a record courtesy of the Magic Mushroom.  The Gales lost the game but it was an  enjoyable afternoon. Good to watch a  hockey game and cheer on- the home team  again.  LAST FAREWELL  Goodbye to Guy Clear, a fine gentleman whom we were happy to call our  friend. Condolences to his indomitable  Mrs. Olive. His death came suddenly on  Wednesday, November 23.  KIDS AT Halfmoon. Bay Elementary  School were aU smiles Friday when  they found there was still enough  show on the ground lor a showman.  Bad road conditions forced closing of  the school on,Thursday, when only  three of the school's 17 students were  able to make it in.  TIMOTHY BROWN  Concert Pianist  has openings for students  ��� children - adults   ,   _.  levels  also vocal coaching  call  886-7139. Wed-Sun am  732-9461. Sun-Tua* pm  ^_c*v^__^c^_i*^_^_f*K^_^_cs^^_c^_r^_-a^c*.__^__^_(^K4  885-3818  Cowrie St. Delivery Service]  ^  JaC ELECTRONICS   f��  ' ''f~.\ ���,,, ' '.,  )^t   ���' _~-  i *-_:  fi-.-.  Fast & Painless  *SURGltAL STEEL $6.95      24K GOLD OVER SURGICAL STEEL $7.95  * BIRTHSTONE STUDS $9.95  II  Gibsons Village  ^aite you/t ea/ts pteftced  in time felt GtVtfetmas.  December 1st, 2nd & 3rd  Door prize for each of the above dates.  No purchase necessary.  Drop in for coffee & donuts.  10% OFF TV'S &  APPLIANCES  Find a Christmas  Gift for Everyone.  J&C QECTRONICS  Cowrie St., Sechelt  Win I Lit M/tlLUULE.  VANCOUVER HARBOUR  INCLUDES QIB80NS. PORT MELLON  SaMcNAB CREEK  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  Flight  no.  101  103  105  Departs  sechelt  7:45a.m.  11:45 a.m.  3:15  p.m.  Flight  No.  102 * t ���  104 at*  106  Departs  Van. Hbr.  8:30a.m.  12:30 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  103  105  11:45 a.m.  3:15 P-m.  104 **���  106  12:30 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  PENDER HARBOUR  INCLUDE8 THORMANBY & NELSON I8LAND8.  EGMONT, RUBY AND SAKINAW LAKE8  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS 8, HOLIDAYS  POWELL RIVER  WITH CONNECTIONS TO VANCOUVER HARBOUR, VANCOUVER AIRPORT & NANAIMO  DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  rowm kivw  Fit. No.  UCHU.T  VANCOUVM AIRPORT  9:40 a.m.   A  902 M#    D 11:00 a.m.  1:40 p.m.   A  904 M#   D    2:30 p.m!  FU. No.  ...    ��� 601  9:15a.m.   D 901  A 11:25 a.m. 603  1:15 p.m.   D 903  A     2:55pm. 605  D    7:45 a.m. ���  8:45 a.m. A -��-  D 11:45 a.m.--  12:45 p.m. A-*-  D 3:15 p.m. ���  4:16 p.m.   A ���-  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  Fit. No.  A   8:00 a.m.  8:30a.m.   D*f602  A 12:00 noon  12:30 p.m.   Dot 604  A   3:30 p.m.  4:00 pm D       606  POWIU H1VM  Fit. No.  MCHILT  Fit. No.  VANCOUVER AIITKMT  Fit. No.  Flight  No.  501  503  Doparts  Sechelt  9:15 a.m.  1:15 p.m.  Flight  No.  502  504  Departs  Pen. Hbr.  11:15 a.m.  2:45 pm.  SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  ffd  roc:  :X:  Tip  3otc:  -Y0S��lrS~  for the finest  WESTERN & CHINESE I  style  LUNCHES  on the Sunthln* Coast  open 11130 am, Tuea-Sat,  doled Monday* A Holiday*  503  1:15 p.m.  502  504  1:40 p.m.   A  904 QD# D   2:30 p.m.  603  ��� 1:15 p.m, D 903  -*~ A     2:55 D.m. 605  D 11:45 a.m.  12:45 p.m.   A-��-  D     3:15 p.m. ���  4:15 p.m.   A -�����  -^ A 12:00 noon  ��� 12:30 p.m.   DtM604  -*~   A   3:30 p.m.  ��� 4:00 p.m.   D   606  D-DEPART  A-ARRIVE  CAR RENTALS  CAR RENTALS ARE AVAILABLE  AT ALL SCHEDULED TERMINALS.  ASK YOUR AGENT FOR PARTICULARS  11:15 a.m.  2:46 p.m.  LEGEND  * Connects with Sochelt & Jervla  ��� Connect* with Pender Harbour  ��� Connects wllh Powell River  # Connect* with Vancouver Harbour  .a Connects wllh Nnnnimo  n Connects with Sechelt Inlet only  CHARTER SERVICE  TYEE FLIES ANYWHERE  IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.  For further Inlorma Hon  Ploase contact your Local Offlco  NANAIMO  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS & HOLIDA YS  "RlgrT  No.  201  203  205  Departs  Bechelt  7:45 a.m.  11:45 a.m,  3:15 p.m.  Flight  No.  202 ���}���  204 n fr  206  Departs  Nanalmo  8:45 a.m.  12:45 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  203     I   11:45 a.m.   II204 ���>!���..    12:45 p.m.  205     I     3:15 p.m.      206   ��vJ     4:00 p.m.  TERMINAL LOCATIONS  VANCOUVER HARBOUR  FT. CARRALL ST., QA8TOWN  VANCOUVER AIRPORT  WEST COAST AIR SEAPLANE DOCK  NANAIMO  AIR WEST AIRLINES, BEHIND BUS DEPOT  POWELL RIVER  POWELL LAKE SEAPLANE DOCK  BECHELT        PORPOISE BAY  PENDER HARBOUR  TAYLOR8 GARDEN BAY STORE  SECHELT INLET  INCLUDES NARROWS AND SALMON INLETS  DAILY.  EXCEPT SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  TUghT  No.  301  303  Departs  Sechelt  0:15 a.m.  1:15 pm-  Flight  No.  302  304  Departs  Seqh. Inlet  10:30 a.m.  2:30 p.m.  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  303  1:15 p.m.  304  |     2:30 pm  JERVIS INLET  INCLUDES HOTHAM SOUND  & AGAMEMNON CHANNEL  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  Flight  No.  401  Departa  .Sechelt  9:15 a.m.  Flight  No.  402  Departs  Jervla In.  10:30 a.m.  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  403  1:15 p.m.  404  2:30 p.m.  FOR RESERVATIONS  CALL  Sechelt  Vanoouver  Nanalmo  Powell River  866-2214  688-6651  753-2041  ���486-9223  MADEIRA PARK  MADEIRA MARINA  RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE  A T LEAST TWO HOURS PRIOR TO  PUBLISHED DEPARTURE TIMES.  CHECK  IN TIME TO BE  20 MINUTES PRIOR  TO SCHEDULED  DEPARTURE TIME  Vancouver: 689-8651  Sechelt: 885-2214  TYEE AIR  Pender  Powell  Harbour Zenith 6416  River 485-9223  ac:  3d  :3  /  * Happenings around the harbour  You can blame me *&**  By Doris Edwardson, 883-2308 f _J|.jfcj|  The P.H. Volunteer Firemen had their  draw for the three Texas Mickeys on  November 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the IGA store.  These tickets were in a series of three ��� 1  to 100, 100 to 200 and 200 to 300, each in  three separate boxes. I was asked to be  present to draw the winning tickets.  Winners were Maureen Lee, D.  Fielding and ken Urquhart. Those present  at this drawing were Merv Forbes, Dot  and Stan Silvey, Bill from the Hardware  store, Jim Murray and Morley Luscombe.  Numbers 33,133, 281. The P.H. Firemen  really have some good ticket sellers in the  area, Steve Boyd and Willie Mattis certainly pushed them.  EGMONT NEWS  The bazaar at the Egmont Community  Hall was the usual success. Mrs. Jerima  won the turkey, Norma Martin, gas, and  Monty Ralston the steak dinner for two at  . Ruby Lake restaurant.  PENDER HARBOUR SENIORS  The P.H. Senior Citizen's Association  Br. 80 held its annual meeting last Monday  evening at the Legion Hall. Past events  were reviewed and future ones discussed.  Mrs. Elsa Warden, in her usual gracious  manner, officially installed the new  executive for the year 1978. Pres., Gladys  Brown; first vice-pres., Isabel Ralph;  second vice-pres., Peg Riley; secretary,  Pat Fraser; Treasurer, Edna Johnson.  Mrs. Brown appointed Ruth Saunders  and Jack Heidema to head the refreshment and entertainment committees  respectively. The gathering was shocked  \ and saddened to hear of the recent sudden  death of a fellow member, Mrs. Inga  Madson, a lady whose charm and friendliness will be greatly missed.  Br. 80 will celebrate Christmas, as  usual, with a festive dinner and party: the  day - December 19, 6 p.m.; the place  (please note) - Pender Harbour Community Hall. Tickets available from Mrs.  Nell Lillington 883-2352. Deadline  December 10. Those attending are asked  to bring along two small gifts this year.  1978 memberships are available from the  Secretary.  HEALTH CLINIC CHRISTMAS  BAZAAR  Madeira Park is where you go, the PH  Community Hall is where it's at, and the  date is Saturday, December 3. It's for the  PH Health Clinic Auxiliary Christmas  Bazaar. The doors open at 12:01 p.m. Any  donations may be left at the hall from 9  a.m. December 3 or contact Ruth Kobus  883-9603, Vi Evans 883-2625.  ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BR. 112  A Hard Times Dance will be held at the  R.C. Legion Br. 112 December 9 p.m. to 1  a.m. A Hard Times dance is lots of fun as  you do not look for your best outfit. Wear  those clothes you could never get around to  tossing away, the ones that either bag out  around your knees or fit in the wrong  places, are patched or don't match. That's  what hard times are all about. But please  don't come just wearing your unemployment cheque.  PENDER HARBOUR SECONDARY.  The steel superstructure is about  complete, next stage is the roof.  Curriculum Development assistance from  the U.B.C. is being employed. It is anticipated that during the next six months,  parents, teachers, students and other  people from the community will be involved in the task of determining appropriate curriculum for the school.  Mr. Holmes, principal, would like to be  contacted if anyone would like to work on  any of: hot lunch, fundraising, cultural  activities, hobbies, crafts, sports, library,  drama, etc., etc.  The Student Council has planned two  activities for December ��� a field trip to  Sechelt Arena on December 8 and a Xmas  dance December 16 at the PH Community  Hall from 8 to 12 p.m. The band is "Nitro"  from Vancouver. A Xmas program will be  presented shortly before the Xmas break  in the Community Hall and several  students and teachers are currently  working on this. The Outdoor Club is going  to try cross country skiing this year.  CAREER STUDIES  If any community adults would like to  write a career aptitude test, they are invited to contact the school Counsellor, Mr.  Breadner at 883-2727.  UBC GRADUATES  Congratulations to our two Fall  graduates from UBC. Douglas Gordon  Binns of Garden Bay and Cyril John  Michael Tiernan of MadeiraPark were  both approved for bachelor of education  (secondary) degrees.  HEART-LUNG COURSE  A course in cardiopulmonary (heart-  lung) resuscitation will be offered at  Madeira Park Elementary School  December 1 and 6 at 7:30 p.m.  JIM MORRISON DEATH  Jim Morrison, formerly of Egmont and  Madeira Park, passed away November 25  at his home in Victoria. This is all the  information we have at deadline time.  Page 04 The Peninsula Times  Wednesday, November 30,1977  i  Sechelt lanes  Thurs., Nov. 19  ' Top bowler was Don Caldwell with an  835 total and singles of 261, 230, 344. Nice  going, Don.     t  Others bowling 200 games were: Sam  MacKenzie 287, 233, 247 (767); Butch Ono  204, 222; Lola Caldwell 228; Pearl  MacKenzie 226; Fran Starr 215, 246; Ev  Forbes210; John Loveday 204; Bob Forbes  216, 227; Ron Slack 216, 210; Albert  Thompson 214, 207; Dee Brown 202, 200,  203; Vi Slack 210; Frank Frizzell 236;  Joanne Giampa 207; Don Slack 251; Rick  Simpkins 210: Frank Giampa 215; Ken  Shier 204; Tom Purssel 200. 239.  Thurs., Nov. 17  Sam MacKenzie led with a 732 total and  296, 247 singles. What happened to the  third game, Sam? Lola Caldwell had a 707  total, singles 284, 230.  Others bowling 200 games were ���  Butch Ono 240,218; Pearl MacKenzie 232;  Don Caldwell 289; Andy Hendrrson 205,  240; Fran Starr 218; Ev Forbes 201; Ron  Slack 260; Albert Thompson 210,224, 207;  Bob Forbes 214, 211; Frank Giampa 219;  June Frizzell 271; Don Slack 224; Dee  Brown 224; Rick Simpkins 255, 240 (676);  Joanne Giampa 208; Marilyn MacKenzie  212, 208, 214 (634).  Thurs., Nov. 24  Bob Forbes was tops with a 716 total  and singles of 265,293. Rick Simpkins was  close with a 714 and singles of 256,200,258.  Others bowling 200 games were ��� Dee  Brown 215, 203, 247 (665); Heather  Brackett 208, 271 (644); Frank Giampa  205, 241; Tom Purssell 207, 212; Pearl  MacKenzie 220; Wayne Brackett 266;  David Giampa 224; Butch Ono 214; Sam  MacKenzie 251, 237; Frank Frizzell 243;  Joanne Giampa 218; Pat Wing 233, 207;  Ene Armstrong 273; Albert Thompson 225,  261; June Frizzell 261; Don Slack 208, 255,  202; Jerry Kuerpig 201; Ken Shier 220,214;  Mary Henderson 239, 231.  SPARK  PLUGS  REGULARLY.  Don't Be Alone at Christmas  come and see us  AND WIN A BIKE!  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