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FIVE Coast take-away and food outlets have objected to a baked potato vendor's application to operate on the Yeppoon beachfront during weekend business hours. Sands Fast Food proprietor Ann Ward said she only became aware of the proposal this week and "thinks it stinks" that some "out-oftown" business can come in at any time on the weekend and trade off the cream of the other food outlets' business. In a letter to Livingstone Shire Council, Mrs Ward said if the town was much larger no argument would be given to Coast businesses 'setting up such a proposal on the beachfront. But the Coast doesn't have a large pb-pulation and Mrs Ward said this "itinerant should be allowed to open if it pays rates, rent, electricity, gas and, also buys locally". Mrs Ward said these contributions helped Coast people and without them, "what are we?" Ross Dickson of Seafood and Eat It echoed Mrs Ward's thoughts and declared he was very "snakey" about the whole issue. He only found out about the vendor this week, as had most of the other food proprietors, and said the potato vendor should only be allowed to open his venture if prepared to work the same hours as all the other takeaway and food shops. 0 CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
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❑ ABOVE: Yeppoon's main business area will be patrolled by police on a "when man-power available" basis. Officer-in-charge of Yeppoon Police Sgt 1/c Ken Tanzer said his men would patrol from late afternoon into the night. Senior Constable Peter McGregor and Constable Shaun Dinon set off on foot patrol on Tuesday afternoon. See story page 3.
A CLOTHING salesman from Moteuka in New Zealand has challenged the World Champion of Champion Cooee caller for his title, which goes on line this weekend. Phil Krammer has made the first overseas bid to take-out the World Cooeeing Contest in its 18 year history. Mr Krammer makes his bid, after winning the New Zealand championships in March, on the current champion Greg McCamley who will be defending his title for the fifth time. The line-up of previous title holders includes Dell Jensen, the current world lady champion, Glen Webster, Joan Dobby and the World title holder for the longest sustained cooee, Clarice Sandersen who set a resounding 24.99 seconds cooee to beat. The world cooeeing course from Wreck Point, Cooee Bay, overlooks the Pacific Ocean. It is 400m in length compared to the 150m New Zealand course. The 18-year-old silver cup has never left Australia and the winner is given a replica for keeps and the original is kept on the Coast. When the contests line-up for the titles tomorrow, (Sunday, August 9), they will be competing for$6000 worth of prizes including a holiday for two at Capricorn Iwasaki Resort, a cruise to Great Keppel Island aboard the flagship Victory, and passes to Middle Island Underwater -Observatory and Coral Life Marineland. The Cooee contest will end with a series of bush feats such as damper cooking, freckle counting, cattle calling, husband calling, kookaburra laughing, billy tea drinking, gum leaf blowing and damper and teacle eating. The World Cooee opener is tonight, Saturday, starting at 5pm with a barbecue. The band Sweet Country will entertain during the night and raffles and other entertainment has been organised. The admission price of $5 to the country and western night on Sunday includes a burger from the barbecue.
Million-dollar night club opens in December CONSTRUCTION of a $1.2 million night club and cabaret starts this month in Hill Street, Yeppoon, and will be open early in December. The two-storey building will be constructed on the recently cleared site behind the Club Hotel. The two-storey, four-level night club and cabaret will feature messanine floors giving a theatre effect inside. The project, being developed by Coastbased company Macedory Pty Ltd, is expected to have a final all-up cost of $1.5 million. Project managers are Andrews Construction Pty Ltd of Yeppoon, which is responsible for design and construction in conjunction with Blain, Bremner and Williams and Paul Cruice of Cruice, Andrews and Girlie. John Andrews, of Andrews Constructions Pty Ltd, said sub-contracting packages would be offered for local tenders providing Coast employment during the building phase. A Macedorey spokesman said 34 staff would be recruited to man the night club and cabaret once it opened. He said the completed building would look
rectangular from the outside, but inside a comfortable, modern atmosphere would be created. The club should open in the first week of December and would give residents and visitors the chance to see Australia's best entertainers live on stage plus regular work for local bands. "The Coast has never seen anything like this complex," the spokesman said. "Special effects will be created by $250,000 worth of high-tech Italian lighting we have imported and patrons will relax in luxurious surroundings," he said. "Three bars placed strategically throughout the building will look after everyone where-ever they choose to sit. "There's a cocktail bar, surrounded by glass, a main bar downstairs and a third bar on the second level." The spokesman said the cocktail lounge would be more luxurious than the rest of the building. It would be more up-market with plush furnishings, giving patrons the chance to sit and watch bands in quieter surrounds. The night club will have one main entrance
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leading to the cocktail bar and the first level, which has the dance floor. Seating has been provided for 146 people around the dance floor. The mezzanine-style second level will seat about 160 people. From the second level, patrons can walk out onto a 6m by 4m balcony, with views overlooking the islands ... "they'll be able to watch the sun come up on certain all-night functions such as New Year's Eve galas". The building's theatre effect allows patrons to view the stage from everywhere in the club. A $250,000 light, sound and video show will enhance the atmosphere with a variety of shows each night. Acoustic engineers from Brisbane have been engaged to ensure the night club complex sounds great on the inside ... and is quiet outside. "We don't want to annoy nearby residents with loud music at all hours of the night," the Macedorey spokesman said. Noise retention within the building was just one of many details examined by Macedory the stage has its own fully self-contained
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YEPPOON SHOPS HAND HOT POTATO TO LSC factor and if any business is given the go-ahead for a vending licence it should go firstly to a Coast operator. Studio One's Stewart Thomas had contacted several councillors about the matter. He said he felt the vendor should be contributing to the Coast but also made a suggestion that council should call tenders for the spots along the beachfront giving Coast food outlets a chance to sell on the esplanade. Spokesmen for both The Deli and Sandy's, aren't against free enterprise but think someone coming in and taking the cream of weekend trading isn't fair. Sandy's spokesman said for "many months of the year trading isn't very profitable and the Coast businesses only had the one enterprise. to rely on."
❑ CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 "Instead, it seems this person will be able to open whenever he likes. If it's raining, he doesn't have to turn up, and on a Tuesday night when there may be no-one around he doesn't have to keep the shop doors open like the rest of us," Mr Dickson said. It was also Seafood and Eat It's policy to shop locally. "What will this person be contributing to the Coast? Will he be paying rates, rent and also wages," he said. "At the moment, my wage bill is about $70,000 a year and all my vegetables and fish are bought on the Coast." It seems most of the outlets believe a businesses contribution to the Coast is a major
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elected a vice president, as was a former president, Pat Andersen, who also accepted the position as treasurer. Both said they would prefer new members to take their positions so that Coast business people who have not previously been involved with the chamber can attend meetings and accept executive positions. Yvonne St Martin was elected secretary (replacing Mrs Noyes, who stepped down after 10 years). CTDO development and tourism representatives are Lew Taylor and John Lever. Mr McClelland paid tribute to both former president John Peach and Mrs Noyes for their hard work over so many years. He also paid tribute to the 'old guard' chamber members who have carried on the chamber's work. Mr McClelland said he was hoping to substantially increase membership by encouraging new business people on the Coast to attend meetings and play an active role in developing commerce on the Coast. "The Coast's business people have the ideas to make this area grow. The chamber is their forum where they can be heard," he said. To encourage new voices, a number of executive positions were deliberately left vacant at the annual meeting so that "new blood" could be offered a meaningful role. Mr McClelland asked anyone interested in joining the chamber to phone him on 39 1954.
YEPPOON Taxis proprietor Andrew McClelland was elected president of the Capricorn Coast Chamber of Commerce and Industry at its annual general meeting on Tuesday night. He said his initial objectives were to improve the chamber's profile and awareness on the Coast. He intends surveying the business community to find out what business people want from their chamber of commerce. Mr McClelland said he wants to promote trade within the Coast and to make the chamber of commerce the business people's liaison pipeline to the Livingstone Shire Council. He said he had spoken with many business people before accepting the position as president. The council had become a major topic of conversation. "Many of the Coast's commercial and industrial ratepayers felt they were getting a raw deal compared with urban and rural ratepayers," Mr McClelland said. "They point to areas such as Rockhampton where the council provides a mall and parking areas, and they asked what they were getting from Livingstone Shire Council in return for their rate dollar." The chamber elections resulted in a mix of old and new with a feeling expressed by all at the meeting that it was time for "new blood" to make its presence felt. Former secretary Connie Noyes was
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"It seems this vendor has other interests and doesn't only have to rely on the baked potato business. "A vendor on the beachfront might detract from the shopping centre near the beachfront. "Also, if they let one person in, doesn't it set a precedent for a whole heap of other vendors on the beachfront?" the spokesman said. Denny's spokesman said there were two sides to having the baked potato vendor. Firstly it would be great to have such a business open but if the precendent was set and a whole heap of vendors came during the better trading periods, it would detract from the food shops which had to Open every day of the year, the spokesman said. The baked potato vending application goes before council next week.
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CCTO expects record numbers ABOUT 150 are expected to attend the Capricorn Coast Tourist Organisation's annual general meeting next week to hear Australian Tourist Commission managing director John S Rowe. CCTO president Howard Rodda said the expected roll-up of close to 150 CCTO members and friends will create an attendance record. The annual general meeting will be held on Thursday night (August 13) at the Capricorn Iwasaki Resort. "Since its formation in 1981, the CCTO has attracted a very strong following of dedicated members whose primary objective is to promote out beautiful coastline," Mr Rodda said..
Guest speaker Mr Rowe will be a guest of the Capricorn 'Iwasaki Resort on the night and will fly out to Darwin the following morning. The Australian Tourist Commission is proud of its achievements with a 12 per cent increase in overseas visitor numbers so far this year. Mr Rodda said the ATC handled the Paul Hogan 'Shrimp on the barbie' advertisements which have had quite an impact on the international market. Representatives of major Central Queensland tourist and industry groups, Members of Parliament and Livingstone Shire chairman Cr John Bowen and councillors will attend the meeting.
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Police walking through Yeppoon to be 'on-the-spot' when needed THE boys in blue have traded their desks for walking shoes ... and now Coast people can expect to see officers patrolling the main street at night. Coast people may have been surprised to see 'two police officers recently patrolling the street but Sgt 1/c Ken Tanzer said the patrols would be made whenever the officers were available. Sgt Tanzer said the Yeppoon station was only a small one and it was hard to have constant patrols of the Street. Not only would the patrols give officers a chance to walk. the streets but it also gives them an opportunity to talk with shop owners, Sgt Tanzer said. He said it also was possible for the police to be on-the-spot if some kind of crime was committed.
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Her former home was pulled down to make way for a night club and cabaret complex. She was offered alternate accommodation at the Railway and has been told she can stay there as long as she likes. As soon as she moved in she had the phone connected, settled a chair in front of the colour television ... and carried on life as usual with visits to the many people and groups who keep her as active in retirement as she was in her working years. Matron Moore, (or Gus, if you're game enough to call her that) is a living legend ... the woman who delivered or was present at the birth of nearly every baby born at Yeppoon Hospital from the early 1960s until her retirement in 1975. Ask anyone who remembers her days at the old hospital and they'll say she was a kind but strict matron. She spent a lifetime looking after people and was awarded an MBE in recognition of her career ... plus was made Livingstone Shire Council's Australia Day Citizen of the Year. She has won respect from all generations ... but her original decision to enter nursing was only made when a chance vacancy occurred at the old St Andrew's Hospital in Rockhampton. Like teenagers today, Matron Moore took the first job offered and made it her career. It was a decision she said last week she had never regretted. Cyclones, makeshift hospitals and changing technology never deterred her from her work. Although the Coast has laid claim to Matron Moore as its very own, much of her nursing career was spent in Rockhampton, except for four years out west. She was appointed Matron of Yeppoon Hospital in the early '60s. So many people recall Matron Moore busily making sure Yeppoon Hospital was running smoothly and efficiently. They talk of her booming voice ... and how children were never frightened of her. She obviously has a special soft spot for children. She comforted them for 15 years at Yeppoon and later for 10 years at St Brendan's College. Her decade at the college started after retirement from Yeppoon Hospital in 1975. She administered her famous "Moore medicine" (tender loving care) to the boys ... especially the Year Eights who were away from home for the first time and very, very homesick.
Broken bones, chicken pox, colds and other ailments were brought to Matron Moore who patiently cured the problem. As if looking after the boys wasn't enough, Matron Moore dedicated her spare time to helping other people. She helped the elderly by working on mealson-wheels, numerous collections and appeals, the Endeavour Foundation and many other charitable organisations. Today, from her Railway Hotel unit, she keeps in touch with many of these organisations and keeps abreast of what's happening in the groups and around town. Recalling her early days in nursing, Matron Moore said this week when she started "it was mainly hard domestic work ... washing patients and making beds". She talked about the days when all trainee nurses converged on the Rockhampton Base Hospital for lectures. They were taught "everything a nurse should know, and more". They were put to work in every ward and where-ever else they were needed. Working conditions have changed, too. She remembers working hour after hour and never daring to claim overtime. Today, awards and unions protect nursing staff which, according to Matron Moore, is "probably a good thing". "Nowadays, nurses work in shifts, with breaks in between," she said. And after recalling so many days from the past, Matron Moore remarks that her memory is fading ... then launches into a discussion on events happening now on the Coast. Then she recalls how Yeppoon looked when she made occasional visits as a young nurse and later when she was posted here permanently. "There were a lot more people to be seen on the Coast during holidays then, and the beaches and other tourtist spots were crowded," she said. She remembers treating sting victims but said this had changed today with many receiving first-aid from the ambulance and only badly stung victims being admitted to hospital. From her new headquarters it's obvious she is quite comfortable and enjoying the change of surroundings. It's even closer to the meals-onwheels kitchens!
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PARENTS OUT IN FORCE FOR SCOUTING A STRONG turn-out of parents at the Emu Pad Scout group in July has resulted in an executive including seven committee members being elected. The aim of the meeting was to re-organise the: schout group with parents to help keep the movement going at Emu Park. Thirteen parents along with five uniformed Rockhampton representatives attended the meetig. Chairman is Col Purton; secretary, Coralie Brown; treasurer, Janelle Stevens were elected • to the executive as well as. seven other working committe members. The Rockhampton representatives included the district commissioner Keith Nicholls, assistant district commissioner Ruby Thomasson, district area co-ordinator Owen Lang, and the district treasurer Ray Peacock and his wife Barbara Peacock. There are presently 24 cubs and scouts at Emu Park. The cub leader is Iris Price, assistant cub leader K Teal and cub instructor Jamie Constable. Cubs meet every Tuesday from 7pm to 8.30pm in the old fire station opposite the ESSO service station. Scout leader is Leigh Duncan and his scouts meet on Fridays from 7pm to 9pm.
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Mr Brysen said all the space in the townhall had been filled, except for some small footage around the stalls. If anyone was interested, they should contact Mr Brysen on 27 3022, office hours, within a week. He said two of the spaces had been filled by Brisbane companies: Thompson Lapidiary and Supplies; Celeste Jewellery Supplies. These companies have various stones, jewellery and will be on display along with local gem miners, facetting displays and machinery. Potters, china painters, Yvonne Saint Martin's herb garden, Amaroo Art group and bric-a-brac displays with doilies and other items can been seen during the show. Mr Brysen said the large numbers of entrants
had exceeded the association's expectations, especially in the facetting sections. • Years ago, people thought it was an artform which required an educated Years ago, people thought facetting was an artform which required skill and education but with the help of modem technology, machinery now does 95 per cent of the work leaving only five per cent for craftsmenship, Mr Brysen said. He said, the gem and mineral association was a family hobby. Families can go rock hunting take a picnis along, and generally have a good time. Ninety-nine per cent of the association consisted of family groups. If people are interested they should come along to the Gem and Mineral Show being held for the first time on the Capricorn Coast in the Yeppoon Town Hall. "It'll probably surprise you, the amount of variety and interesting aspects offered," Mr Brysen said. Any money raised from the weekend goes toward funding the Central Queensland organisation which helps its branches pay for courses, guest speakers including cutting the costs of trips.
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Bill Shuttlewood presents his 9th annual pensioners' league report ,
YEPPOON Pensioners' League annual general meeting was held last week and reelected president Bill Shuttlewood delivered the following annual report. I present this report of the activities of the Yeppoon Pensioners' 'League for 1986/87. It is my ninth such report and, I think, the most productive. Membership for the year totalled 164. One hundred and fifty-six members and eight associates. This does not include the 33 members gained in a membership drive at the recent Yeppoon Show by district organiser louise Barnes and Rockhampton Pensioners League president Ernie Schmidt. These members will be included in the figures presented for 1987-88. Also in the year under view three members have died. Financially, the league is steady as shown in the the report submitted to the treasuerer Joe McIntyre. The two main items of expenditure was subscription fees and rental of the Yeppoon Town. There was a move to have the subscription fees reduced by 50 per cent at the recent Warwick State Conference but it was defeated. The association will be asking Livingstone Shire Council to give the league a rental rebate. After a campaign initiated by the League in 1976, the Government gave a rebate of $72 a year to pensioner users of electricity in Queensland at the beginning of 1987 but electricity was increased by four per cent. "I wander how much the State Government made on this deal." Your League protested against Yeppoon Railway Station closing its main door and I am pleased the vestibule is now available for use by members waiting for bus transport. The League also joined in a protest against the closing the access to the beach -via John Street which was successful. Because of complaints by members and visitos, your League has asked Livingstone Shire Council to fit handrails to pedestals in the Yeppoon Town Hall toilets and also at the side entrance leading to the ramp. Following a 10-year campaign for a pedestrian crossing to the link the administrative and business sections of Yeppoon, Shire chairman Cr John Bowen has assured me this necessary amenity will go, ahead this financial year. Your League was represented at a meeting called by Member for Capricornia Keith Wright to consider the feasibility of a nursing home on the Capricorn Coast. Representatives of all Coast organisations attended the meeting and a steering committe of David Timbs, Dr Ramiah and Rev Svensen was elected to draw up a submission to the Government. Two members of this League have been recommended for admission to nursing homes in Rockhampton in the past three months which highlights the need for a nursing home on the Coast. Socially, it has been a successful year. The League held 11 socials and attended socials at district pensioner circles. The Rockhampton Community Service and Mr Wright supplied a bus for the Keith Wright Pensioners' Concert at the Municiple Theatre, Rockhampton and Yeppoon Rotary supplied transport for their annual pensioners concert held at the same Rockhampton venue. Both nights were enjoyable. On July 1 this year, Mr Wright and the Rockhampton Community Service Club combined to sponsor the first Capricorn Coast Musical and dance afternoon. It was a super function and is to become an annual affair. On your behalf I thank Yeppoon Rotary, Rockhampton Community Service Club and Keith Wright for their efforts on behalf of this League. The Christmas dinner was a successful function. A feature was the beautiful Christmas cake made and iced by Dot Close who has performed this service for the past nine years. After two years compering the monthly socials, Lana and Joe McIntyre have intimated they will not be continuing in that capacity. We thank them for the excellent way in which they compered. The Entertainers, a group of Yeppoon Pensioner League members, under the conductorship of Lynda Leech, are thanked for their monthly performances at socials andfor
decorating the stage at these functions. During Lynda's absence, Marje Cornell stood in as accompanist. • Bill and Rene Jones are thanked for the entertaining musical sessions before and during the monthly socials. Bus captain, Patricia King, convenor Ann Lehman, assistant secretary Lorna McIntyre, "Man Friday" George Madsen and the gentlemen who serve the tea and help with the stacking of tables and chairs, have again done a commendable job. Worthy of special mention are the ladies who assist the convenor, an assistance which I hope will continue. I thank my executive for the help they gave me over the period of review, especially my senior vice-president Patricia King, who deputised for me during my periods of absence. And, I thank you, the people who encouraged and helped me and all the officers who have been a big factor in the things achieved. The pensioner movement on the Capricorn Coast suffered a tragic loss with the death of Emu Park Pensioners' League president Joan Burns. I offer the sympathy of Yeppoon Pensioner League members, to Joan's family. Your League has received a deal of publicity over the past year and I thank Capricorn Coast Mirror's John and Suzy Watson and Brian Dorey, The Morning Bulletin, for their part in placing the views and social activities of Yeppoon Pensioners before the public. Each month Dick and Betty Tyrer of Capricorn Fruit Supplies give two fruit and vegetable trays to the League as first and second prizes in the social committee's raffle. Other donations during the year were: Dr Mark Sykes $25; Stewart and Brumm's Chemist $25; St James Guild $10; Keith Wright Christmas dinner cards and jewellery; Cr John Bowen basket of groceries; David Higgins goods; Denham Brothers goods to value of $15. I feel the report wouldn't be complete without congratulating the Livingstone Shire council for upgrading the town's footpaths over the past year which has made them much safer for elderly pedestrians. Also for its support in the move to obtain an aged persons' home on the Capricorn Coast.
CAPRICORN Coast Vietnam veterans will celebrate a special day on August 16 at the. Yeppoon Cenotaph in Beaman Park. August 16 is Long Tahn Day ... remembrance day for Vietnam veterans. Long Tahn is the place where Australian soldiers were involved in their first major contact in Vietnam. The Vietnam Legion Veterans Association Capricorn Coast branch was formed in June this year and the remembrance service will be the first of its kind held in this area. Legion spokesman Les Nicholas said that the veterans will meet at the Yeppoon RSL Hall at 10.45am for the service at 1 lam. It is expected that the service will take 30 minutes ... a short address will be made by. Salvation Army Envoy Bob Richards, wreathlaying and the Last Post will be played by Roy Savage and Les Nicholas. "We would like veterans from past wars and conflicts to attend and members of the public are welcome," Mr Nicholas said. "It is not a time for sorrow, it is a time for remembrance."
Parents' Week YEPPOON State High school celebrates parents week from August 10 to 15. Principle John Gregg said it was a chance for parents to look at the education system used this decade and especially gives Coast parents a chance to see what Yeppoon High offers students from years eight to 12. As well as being Parents week the school is As well as being Parents week the school was given permission to hold its Expo Fair to coincide with August 10 to 15. Mr Gregg said every department in the school would have displays open to parents on Saturday, August 15. Parents are welcome to visit the school to see the displays and demonstrations organised by teachers and students. As part of Parents Week there will be a morning tea on Wednesday, August 12 in the Home Economics room starting at 10.45am. All parents are welcome to attend the morning tea but are asked to bring-a-plate.
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Coast committee preparing fresh nursing home submission to govt
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A FRESH submission, for a nursing home on the Capricorn Coast, is now being prepared for presentatation to the Commonwealth Government. . The submission is the result of the public meeting held at Livingstone Shire Council chambers last month to meet with representatives of the Commonwealth Department and Member for Capricornia Keith Wright, to discuss the Coast's chances of having a nursing home built. What came out of that meeting was a steering committee comprising David Timbs, convenor, Reverend Nyree Svensen, who has been involved with other nursing home submissions, and Cr Krish Ramiah, who also has knowledge of other Coast submissions for a nursing home. The committee members have since met to discuss the new submission and have pooled their knowledge to create an argument to put to the Commonwealth department. One of the fundamental differences arising from the public meeting in July was the need for the Coast to be considered as a separate entity from Rockhampton. Mr Timbs said in the past the Coast had been treated as an extension of Rockhampton, which had a number of nursing home beds, and as a result there had been a regular transfer of aged people from the Coast to institutions in Rockhampton. "In so many of these cases there has been much distress and hardship caused by the move, both to the aged person and families unable to travel on a regular basis to the institutions," Mr Timbs said. To get the required Government approval
Environmental park plan for creeks MEMBER for Broadsound Denis Hinton has asked National Parks and Wildlife Service Minister Geoff Muntz to have his officers investigate creation of a large environmental park in the Coorooman/Cawarral Creeks area. He said the area, north of Keppel Sands, contained vacant Crown land and some areas of freehold land. The gazettal of an environmental park would not interfere with the rights of freehold property owners. "It is important that critical areas of fish habitat, such as this area, should be locked up for conservation purposes," he said. "This particular area is too small for management as a national park under the department's present guidelines."
Mr Hinton said another environmental park proposal, Vallis Park on top of the Bluff, Yeppoon, was nearing completion. Mr Muntz told him all Lands Department and National Parks and Wildlife Service examinations and reporting in the area was completed. The proposal was now in the hands of the Mapping and Survey Department in the final stage before gazettal. "The area, when available, will need to be properly managed by the department with designated walking tracks," Mr Hinton said. "It will be a unique area of flora and fauna within easy walking, distance of the town centre."
for the nursing home, the committee has to to develop a detailed report and well argued case. The report will be based on the high percentage of elderly on the Coast, taken from the 1986 census soon to be releaSed, compared with the overall State average. Mr Timbs said the draft submission was now being written stating the effectiveness of present community-based care services, including Blue Nursing. Service and Meals on Wheels, but reflecting that these services could not provide for those in need of nursing home care. The report will give details of "hardship cases" caused by the transfer of family or friends to Rockhampton institutions. Mr Timbs would like ansi,one with a case to contact him on 33 6649. He would also like to hear from former residents who would return to the Coast if a nursing home was available. The steering committee will call a public meeting at a later date after the submission has been sent to the Government. Mr Timbs said once the submission was submitted it would be the Coast's task to "lobby' every possible official politician, in fact any one who may help the Coast get its nursing home"
ALP branch calls for democracy ALP Capricorn Coast branch president David Timbs said this week members had called on the Federal Government to legislate to bring about a democratic system of voting in Queensland. He said this should happen as a matter of urgency. Mr Timbs said that on July 11, the Federal election, "we had a fair systemin which the ALP won the clear majority of Queensland Federal seats". "That result highlighted the glaring injustice of the State Electoral system," he said. "The Federal system is conducted fairly, on the basis of one vote, one vale. By comparison, the electoral arrangement in Queensland is an affront to democracy." Mr Timbs said that at the State election last November, the National Party won 55 per cent of the seats with 39 per cent of the votes. "We are calling on the Federal Government to actively pursue the dismantlement of Queensland's grossly undemocratic four zonal system," he said.
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WORK experience is great ... but not long enough. That was the general feeling of seven girls from St Ursula's College who did work experience at businesses on the Capricorn Coast last week. But it was also unanimous among the girls that work experience was exactly what teenagers need to find the right career. Many of the girls had done work experiencebefore because it is a programme that runs from year 10 to 12 at St Ursula's. Some year 12 girls were not involved in the programme because of a Heron Island biology trip scheduled for the same week. The girls arrived at their chosen businesses on Monday and attended throughout the whole week. Year 12 student who enjoyed her work experience at the Commenwealth bank, was Lyn Murphy. "Being a bank clerk is okay. Actually, when I think about it .:. it's quite fun! "Some parts I enjoy more than others. The people are nice but there's an awful lot of paper work," she said. "Sometimes it gets -a bit monotonous ... but I like it better than school because there's something different to do each day." Part of Lyn's job includes filling out forms ... "It's a bit embarressing when you have people watching you fill out forms and you make a mistake and have to start again. But I'm lucky, because everyone takes tome out to help me." Year 10 student Kylie Sheppard chose to go to the Yeppoon Hospital. Her supervisor, Elizabeth Bergman, is the administrative assistant. She said that work experience was a good idea, because it gave the students and insight into what jobs are really like. Kylie also found work experience worthwhile. "I've found out what it's like and it's changed all my ideas of what working in a Kylie also foUnd work experience worthwhile "I've found out what it's like and it's changed all
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my ideas of what working in a hospital is like ... or anywhere for that matter! It's nothing at all what I expected it to be.", Anthea Melanie is doing her work experience as a typist in the Yeppoon ANZ Bank. "I've enjoyed it. It's different, but not much harder than school. I didn't know there was so much work in working with the tellers," Anthea said. "I'm interested in a banking career. Though it's not really what I had expected. Now I've had this work experience at the bank I know what I will look for in a job." Majella Tanzer, also a year 11 student, was a work experience haridresser at Elayne Green's GB's Hair Salon. "Now I've done hairdressing I'll certainly consider it as a career. I've always wanted to be a hairdresser," Majella said. "It's really good. I've been shampooing hair, cleaning up, answering the phone and showing customers in ... it's what I expected to do. "I'm glad there's work experience, it's very helpful. You can decide what career you want, without being stuck with the first job you come across. Last year I worked at the courthouse but both these jobs are so different you just can't compare them." Summing up work experience for year 11 student Lisa Bishton: "It's pretty interesting stuff!" Lisa is a work experience dental assistantreceptionist at John Christensen's dental surgery. Lisa said she was really enjoying the work. "You have a variety of things to do. I though I'd be doing the filing and mailing, but instead I've been watching people get fillings and cleaning utensils ... I've only done filing once." "They are really nice people. They explain everything to me and he,p me a lot." Does Lisa want to be a dental assistant as a • career? "Yes, it'd be great!" Year 11 student Jacynta Emblem did her work experience at Yeppoon's Westpac Bank. "It's really good, but a bit confusing at times," she said. "People are really helpful. I'll definitely try to work in a bank when I finish school. Last year I did work experience at the travel agency because I wanted to be an air hostess. I like it a lot, but decided it was not what I really wanted to do. So, because of that I decided to work in a bank this time. "The only problem is that I wish work experience was longer because there is so much more to learn about the job. For instance, I didn't know there was so much work in being a balancing and a trading bank examiner." Nicole Hennessy, a year 10 student, did her work experience at Cooberrie Park.. "It's a lot harder than I thought it would be. I thought that I'd only be feeding the animals and cleaning out their cages. But instead of that, I've been doing the groundsman's work too. That includes raking up the leaves, cutting back trees ... what some people would call men's work. I've really been enjoying it," Nicole said. "After I've done this work experience I will consider working as an animal attendantgroundswoman very seriously. "The only trouble with work experience is that it is not long enough for you to find out what the job is really like. It'd be great if it went for two weeks instead of one." I, Alicia Emery, have found work experience good and agree with all the girls. It has shown me how hard it is to be a journalist. John and Suzy have put up with a lot from me and they are still living, so I've got another thing to say about journalists ... they're tough. On behalf of the girls doing work experience I'd like to take this opportunity to thank all the employers for taking us in and showing us what being in the workforce is all about. Thanks.
ARTS SUBJECTS C I GUESS I have always been interested in journalism. I liked doing essays at school and I was always interested in news (happenings, events, politics). When I began to seriously contemplate journalism as a career, I was advised to take Arts subjects, which would give me a basic grounding in writing skills. By Arts, I mean subjects such as English, Geography, Histories and Economics. No matter what education experts say, kids who do Arts subjects in Senior are at a definite disadvantage when it comes to receiving a TE (tertiary entrance) Score. My previous headmaster, and numerous teachers, were furious at me when I decided to do Arts. They told me if I had taken straight Maths/Sciences subjects I could easily have got a 990 TE Score. I realised this, but I also believed that the writing experience I received from doing subjects such as Ancient and Modern History, Geography and Economics would be more beneficial in the long run. At times it was frustrating in high school. Doing Arts subjects, my friends and I were constantly informed that we were taking the easy way out; that only kids too dumb to do Maths would do Ancient History. However I persevered. I ended up with a TE Score of 975. I got mostly Sevens and some Sixes in Senior, yet I know of students doing Maths/Science who managed to get 990 while doing only average work in English. Anyway, it was enough to get me into the course I wanted ... the Bachelor of Business course, majoring in Journalism, at the Queensland Institute of Technology, is one of the most highly recommended journalism courses in the State. The year i applied, more than 3000 students were seeking acceptance to the course, which only took 90 first-year students.
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0 AT LEFT: Queensland Institute of Technology third year journalism student Sara Snelling spent a last month at the Mirror office getting hands-on exper' ience. Her stories were excellent. She was an extremely I competent interviewer who I could assemble the facts she had gained and write stories that captured the readers' interest. i She was asked to write the story below on why she wanted to be a I journalist; and what was involved in the QIT course. Anyone contemplating a career in journalism should read this article ... you won't get better first-hand information.
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That 90 included two other strands; Advertising and Public Relations. So, in effect, only 30 would-be journalists began that year. One thing you have to expect when you start the course is to be thrown in at the deep end. From the second week our lecturers had us out writing and finding news stories. For a shy person, you either learn to cope with it or leave. But a great personality isn't always enough to sustain you through the course. It's no bludge job. You have to be prepared to put in long hours. The drop-out rate is incredible. In the final year there are only 12 full-time journalism students left. But if you can hack the course it's worth it in the end. The practical experience you gain is tremendous. First-year subjects concentrate on initial journalistic skills — interviewing, the structure of news stories — and later in the year you move on to feature writing. Second year concentrates on the electronic media. You spend a year working for 4EB, an ABC-affiliated radio station. This is the ethnic station in Brisbane. QIT journalism students are responsible for the collecting, writing and presentation of all English news bulletins and of an English current affairs segment which goes to air three times a week. Emphasis is also placed on documentary work and students are expected to complete several filmed documentaries before the course is completed.
In third year, journalism students are encouraged to undertake professional work experience. In other words, they are expected to contibute to their place of work experience. The hardest thing about the course, and I guess tertiary education in general, is finding you can't just breeze through your subjects as you did at high school and come out with top grades. When you have grown used to topping your classes, college certainly takes you down a peg or two. But you have to remember that as long as you are maintaining average or above average marks, and you are still in the course, then you are doing well. I know a couple of kids who got. a 990 at school (they took Maths/Science) yet they have been the first to drop the course. You have to have a solid grounding in essay and assignment work. Good grades in Maths won't get you very far, and you may have to sacrifice some subjects you like, or do well in, in favour of subjects that will be of benefit to you as a journalism student. I have five more months before the end of my course and, in a way, that's frightening. Having gone straight from high school to college, I've always had the security of regular study to fall back on. I'm not sure What I really intend to do next year. I know I have to start looking for work soon', but I'm still undecided as to what field I want to go into. My work on the Capricorn Coast Mirror has been enjoyable and I feel that working a newspaper would be good. But I also have a strong interest in radio. Television is not really for me; news and current affairs is too commercialised on TV and, as such, is limiting, I feel, for a journalist. I guess I have a lot of decision-making to do over the next few months. As to what the future holds for, who knows?
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QUEENSLANDERS will be asked to consider taking the Labour Day holiday in October rather than in May. Employment, Small Business and Industrial Affairs Minister Vince Lester said all public holidays except Christmas and Boxing Days fall in the first half of the year creating a "feast" then a "famine" of holidays. "I will be asking employer and employee groups, and other interested parties, if they would like to consider changing Labour Day to the first Monday in October, or some time around there," he said.
Canberra, NSW and South Australia observe the holiday in October and other States in March. The first celebration of Labour Day in Queensland was on March 1, 1858, when an eight-hours celebration day march was held. May 1 has been observed as Labour Day in Queensland since 1893 and has been a public holiday since 1913. Labour Day celebrations are held in New Zealand, Canada and the United States in September, in November in Japan and in May in Great Britain and the Soviet Union.
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A CENT sale will be held on Wednesday, August 12 at the Emu Park CWA Hall. The cost is 60 cents and includes morning tea. The fun starts at 9.30am and is for the Don Ireland Swimming Complex. o o o THE Keppel Woodcraft Association held a successful annual general meeting on Friday, night, July 10. Mike Prior is president, Peter Edmistone is vice president and the secretary is. Marie McManus-Ring. Two new members were welcomed and a number of people brought along examples of their work. A start has been made on a display of timber samples which will be catalogued. Bill Ullman continued his demonstration of wood carving and some members are said to be interested in a woodcarving course. Mr Prior said the association would see if one could be arranged through the TAFE or privately. The next meeting is on Friday, August 14 at Mike and Margaret Prior's home in Dolphin Crescent, Cooee Bay at 7.30pm. There will be a guest speaker and members are encouraged to take along items for display. If you would like to find out more about the association contact Mike, 39 1838, or Marie, 39 7640. o o o SEPTEMBER 5, 10 and 12 are days to remember ... Merry Widow is on at Yeppoon Town Hall. It will be presented by Yeppoon Choral Society with delightful costumes, music and court intrigues to tantalise. The entertainment starts at 7.45pm and tickets will be available at Stewart and Brumm, Chemists from August 21. o o o DATE CLAIMER: Wednesday, August 19 at noon for Blue Nurses auxiliary hot luncheon and fashion parade by Krugers. It is in Yeppoon Town Hall and tickets are available from Krugers for $5. o o o DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, August 29, 11am. Yeppoon Kindergartn fete and circus parade. o o o GIGGLE and Gossip raised $616 for the Pineapple Festival (half to the Art Society for printing invitations and the other to hire a band). The mad auction earned $314 and the raffle, $302. The amount raised was the second largest (after the Flying Doctor luncheon last year) and the 200 women really dug deep. The left-over toothbrushes from Dental Health Week (the old ones that is) were sanitised, sent to Tanby Roses for dressing and delivered to Giggle and Gossip for the mad auction ... and raised about $15. o o o WHILE on the subject of toothbrushes. The local dentists exchanged about 300 and the rest were sent to the Bush Children's Home and the kindergartens. o o o DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, August 22, 1 lam, Emu Park State School annual fete.
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0 ABOVE: Two-year-old Sydney visitor Aurore Harden, who is staying at Coolwaters, met a Poly Puppet for the first time at the Yeppoon Charity Market on Saturday morning when Yvonne Welch showed her how they worked. NO ballots were necessary in the election of officers of the annual meeting of Yeppoon Pensioners' League on Thursday of last week in Yeppoon Town Hall. Fifty-six members attended the meeting. Also present were Livingstone Shire chairman Cr John Bowen and former honorary member Norm Hill who now lives in Toowoomba. League member Fred Leader conducted the election of officers: president Bill Shuttlewood; vice presidents, Patricia King (senior) and Jack Rumpf; secretary Jack Jackson; assistant secretary Lorna McIntyre; treasurer Joe McIntyre; CQ Zone delegates Bill Shuttlewood, Patricia King and Kath McIlwraith; convenor, Ann Lehmann; compere Marje Cornell; assistant compere Phyl Rumpf; bus captain Patricia King; publicity officer Thelma Shuttlewood. At the conclusion of the annual meeting Cr Bowen presented Bill Shuttlewood with an appreciation certificate. Bill is currently serving his 10th term as Yeppoon Pensioners' League president. Secretary Jack Jackson, in his second stint in the position, is also in his 10th year. •Compere Marje Cornell and assistant Phyl Rumpf take the place of Lorna and Joe McIntyre, who did not seek re-election. Marje is no stranger to the compering job. She held the position for four years from 1979 to 1983, but for Phyl it is a first. They will conduct their first social together on Tuesday in Yeppoon Town Hall starting at 1pm. Any pensioner is welcome to attend the free monthly socials. o o o THE Get-Together Group of the Capricorn Coast sends an invitation to anyone who is new to the area, lonely, feels housebound, is nterested in meeting new people, wants an outing or needs a friend. Go along and join them. The group meets fortnightly at the Community Health Centre, Anzac Parade and enjoys coffee and a chat, watch videos, plan Dutings, bring in guest speakers or anything else that the group thinks of. The next Get-Together is on Tuesday, August 18 at 10am. Take a friend. More information, contact 39 1469. o o o GIRL Guides annual general meeting is on Monday, August 10 at 7.30pm in the guide hut on the corner of Arthur and Burnett Streets, Yeppoon. All parents and interested persons are welcome.
o ❑ o ROCKHAMPTON Multiple Birth Association will have its coffee morning on Tuesday, August 11 at 9.30am at 9 Harmon Street, Rockhampton. Contact publicity officer Maree Pershouse, 28 8624, for more information.
Bayview Tower News & Views THIS week we have had the Department of Primary Industries small group conferences ... Beef Cattle Husbandry and Veterinary services.
iiityViewhas also enjoyed quite a few coach tourists ... and we know they have had a wonderful time seeing the sights of the Capricorn Coast and relaxing in the wonderful warm winter sun. NEXT!
It's Happy Birthday to Bayview Tower we are one-year-old. And to celebrate the occasion all visitors to Bayview are invited to the Bayview Birthday Bash. It starts at 6.30pm on Saturday, August 15 in Sails Restaurant.
There's no cover charge, free champagne, a lucky door prize, lucky dips for the children and the band Nice Touch will play throughout the evening. And it's all at a fixed price ... $15 for adults and $8 children. And now for the views ...
If you haven't stayed with us before you don't know what you are missing! We have the best views on the Capricorn Coast. Treat yourself to that second honeymoon (or maybe your first) and let us make it special for you! See you soon at Bayview Tower. Regards,Management and Staff of...
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WALL CLOCK, STEREO-MASTER, CALCULATOR, CAMERA donated by Green's Hardware, Chandlers Alma St & Bullocks Rockhampton Auto. Wholesalers
HELICOPTER JOY FLIGHTS: noon to 1pm All joyriders have chance to win dinner for 2 donated by Fisherman's Beach Restaurant
ADDITIONAL SURPRISES AND PRIZES... Emu Park Esso has entered into the spirit of the day — Persons purchasing fuel on the day from Emu Park Esso will have chance to win a holiday at Wapparaburra Haven (donated by the Haven) and 2 tickets on Victory or grease .8e oil change and fuel (donated by Emu park Esso).
EMU PARK STATE SCHOOL ANNUAL FETE Saturday, August 22 from 11am 0 Stalls * Food * Refreshments * Curry Stall * School displays * * Horse, and Train Rides * Flying Fox * Mini Golf * American Basketballers and more ,
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Capricorn Coast Mirror August 8 — August 14, 1987 — 11 CAWARRAL State School Parents and Citizens will have an old time dance tonight (Saturday) in the Cawarral Hall starting at 8pm. Lenny Timms band will tempt you onto the: dance floor. Admission is $2.50. ❑ o o EMU Park RSL will hold its social evening for league members and guests on Saturday, August 14 from 7pm to midnight. Admission is $3 and there will be food, fun and music. o o o RECENT visitors to Yeppoon were Mr and Mrs Pat Paterson. They represented the Postal Sunday School which is a non-denominational Government recognised organisation working throughout Australia since 1933. Children and youth of all ages do Mailbox Club Bible lessons in their own homes and these are marked by the PSSM teachers who also correspond with the children. Anyone needing further information can write to PSSM, 10 Bayview Terrace, Deception Bay. 4508. ❑ o o A BUS will take members of the Yeppoon Pensioners League to Rockhampton on Wednesday to attend the monthly Senior Citizen's Club social to be held in Schotia Place starting at 12.30pm. Transport leaves Yeppoon Railway Station at 9am. Inquiries for seats to bus captain Patricia King, 39 2109. o o o WINNER of the large hanging fern raffled from Yeppoon Show till now is G Brooke of Jarman Street. It was drawn by Kevin Brumm on August 3.
Keppel Art & Framing 50 Normanby St 39 1774
Assemblies of God Phone 39.6254 or 39 6593 SAT: 7.30pm, Youth Spencer's. SUN: 10am, Yeppoon CWA Hall. 6.30pm, Yeppoon CWA Hall.
TUES: 7.30pm, Home group. WED: 9.30am, Ladies at Lill's place. THURS: 7.30pm, Prayer at Cora's place.
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THERE are some meanies around. Annette Guest went around this week collecting the Puppy Dog collection ... it's an annual job. To get back to the meanies. Annette found that three of the money boxes had gone walk-about. But on the bright side she found one that wasn't on her list. The contents of all boxes was down this year but Annette is hoping next year's collection of boxes for Guide Dogs' for the Blind will be better. If you are interested in having a box at your home or business Annette lives at the Lakeside Cravan Park, The Causeway and you can contact her, 33 6356. Of course, the same goes for uncollected money boxes too. o o o EMMAUS . College, Rockhampton, will present its annual production at the Pilbeam Theatre. This year's show is South Pacific and an invitation is extended to members of the Yeppoon Pensioners' League to attend the matinee performance on Saturday, August 15. Admission is free and further information will be given at Tuesday's monthly social. o o ❑ Coast Swimming Club will have its annual general meeting at the Cooee Park Hall on Wednesday, August 26 at 7.30pm. The season's start will be decided at that meeting. o o o HAPPY birthday to John Wildin, the Coast's own agronomist. o o o • DATE CLAIMER: Dance at Byfield Hall on August 15, 7.30pm with Irene Jones Band. The function is to raise money for the Byfield Museum and there is a small cover charge. Refreshments will be on sale. o o o A FORMER Yeppoon resident who moved to Toowoomba two years ago will celebrate his 90th birthday on Thursday, August 13. He is Nick Darcy who lived at Birdwood Estate with his wife Glad. Originally a Victorian, Nick came to Yeppoon 18 years ago and lived at Maine Caravan Park for some time before moving to the cottage at Birdwood Estate. Nick was a keen indoor bowler and when the club changed its name from St Andrew's Yeppoon Indoor Bowling Club to the present Yeppoon Indoor Bowling Club in July, 1970, he became treasurer. Nick held this position under' 1976. He was also a member of the Yeppoon Pensioners' League. Nick's transition to the ranks of the nonagenarians will be celebrated with a birthday party at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Ross and Shirley McBride. Relatives and friends will enjoy a smorgasbord supplied by the City Golf Club. Yeppoon Pensioners' League bus captain is a niece of Nick's. Nick and Glad's home is Lourdes Home, Spring Street, Toowoomba. 4350. Phone (076) 35 6528. o o o DATE CLAIMER: Friday, August 28, Margot Mott's Fashion with Flair in Yeppoon Town Hall and presented by SCOPE. _000 DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, October 31, Yeppoon State Primary School carnival fete.
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How to Build & Fire Gas-Fibre Kilns Should you have any problems firing your own Gas-Fibre Kiln, please bring a drawing of your kiln, detailing shelf heights, distance between shelf and walls, internal dimensions, gas burner positions, etc. He will be able to help you eliminate your difficulties. Bring a pad, pencil, your drawing and a plate for morning tea or supper.
NO CHARGE FOR THE TALKS Inquiries: Pat Martin, 34 4393
Monday, Aug 17, 9.3Oam
NURSING Mothers will tell mothers and mothers-to-be what to do about the Unhappy Baby on Thursday; August 13. The discussion covers crying, colic and breast refusal. Janet Walter's home, 19 Tucker Street, Yeppoon is the venue and the time is 9.30am. Contact Janet if you need transport or if you are looking for information, 39 1095. o o o THAT stress is an integral part of life and that stress can affect the human organism as much as many specific diseases has been known since the 1930s, but it is only in recent years that we have been offered various means to cope with stress ... which may be detrimentally affecting our health. This usually calls for firstly, an understanding of what is going on, followed by an examination of possible options for coping with or changing the stressful situation. Community Health Yeppoon is again offering a stress management course to help people to examine the sources of stress in their lives and to acquire coping skills such as relaxation techniques. The course starts on Thursday, August 20 at 10am and will run for four weeks and is ... free! If you want to attend, or would like more, information about the courses, phone Yeppoon Community Health, 39 1469. ❑ o ❑ - CAPRICORN Coast Society of Arts is hosting a water colour workshop on Friday, August 14 from 8,30am to 4.30pm at the Anglican Youth Centre. The centre is on the Old Scenic Road, turn off at Wreck Point cross roads. The tutor is George Sharp. Supplies will be available if you haven't already streched your water colour paper. Contact Marie Bayliss, 39 1330, for more information. o ❑ o
PORCELAIN Images has come to the Capricorn Coast. Porcelain Images is an unusual way to show your love and keep a special moment forever. A photograph of a special occasion ... wedding, birthday, anniversary, favourite pet or place can be kept for more than a lifetime. Porcelain Images can be that gift for someone who has everything. Porcelain Images is a picture on a plate, cameo, vase or mug ... but not quite as simple as that! We have a special process to glaze and bake photographs onto the porcelain of your choice. We guarantee our work and we guarantee that fhe person who receives this unusual gift will be delighted. We have two agents in Yeppoon (Supersize Photos and GBs Hair Salon) and you now have the opportunity to see for yourself these unusual gifts. But, we also offer parties for individuals and groups. We held a party for 36 people at Grace Mackie's home in Ben Street, Yeppoon on Saturday to show our new product ... and they loved it. Sporting, hobby and special interest groups are invited to contact us so that we can hold a party for them. Hold a party and receive a plate of your own free. If you belong to a group it is another raffle to raise money. If you are invited to a party, or hold one yourself, just take along a photo album. The photo can be colour, black and white, polaroid or even a clipping from a newspaper or magazine. If you only want a section of a photo on a piece of porcelain that can be done too! We are picture framing specialists for the unusual ... our other product is heraldry. Beautiful colour reproductions of handpainted crests, suitable for glazing, ire available to suit our range of porcelain. Now is the time to get ready for Chris; mas ... contact Shelley Muller, 39 7017, and she will organise a party for you and your friends. Or you can contact us, Sid and Helen McDowall, 39 7991, if you prefer.
DATE CLAIMER: Friday, August 21, 8pm, Yeppoon Town Hall. Annual Ambulance Rotary ball. $15 per head includes supper and the music is by Key Doyle. The numbers are limited to 250 and tickets are available at the ambulance centre, James Street, Yeppoon.
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TYRESET,' comp'octicl and .puOttihicl by Capricorn .Coast Mirror (Jotlil end Suzy Watcon), 2 Orchid -Street:. Kipii Beach, 4703.` Printed bitheGympie TiMes, 197 Street•GYmpie. . • The CapriCorn.' Coast. Mirror is ' -.registered for transmission by- post by -Australia- Post, publication number QAC3843, Categdry A. • Our postaladdrest is Capricorn Coast ,Mirror, PO Box 769, Yeppoon, 4703 and our Office address is corner of Adelaide Park Road & Cliff-Street, Yeppoon, 4703. Phone the Mirror on 39 4244 We_are open 9am' to 5pm Monday to Friday. The deadline for all- on and a .advertising copy is noonon Wednesday •for khe Saturday paper. Engagement, pre-engagement, marriage and birth notices must- be signed and witnessed bya Justice of the . Peace, Minister of Religion or a member df the Medical Protestion. ,. The right is reserved by the Capricaii ,Coast Mirror to alter,'ornit or reclassify' any advertisement.: While every care is taken, naresponsibility can be accepted jOr errors. •
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BEAUTICIAN available all day Tuesdays at Salon 24. Make up classes on Wednesdays.' Phone 39 2198. KOORANA Crododile Farm will be open on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturelleys. Lunch from; noon to 1pm. Tour begins at 1pm. Spotlight dinner tours by arrangement. 34 4749.. CHILDBIRTH classes, books- and videos. Contact New and Pregnant Parents' Support, 39 4523. AA meets at Sacred HeariSellool, 8pm, eyeril Friday, For further information-, 39 3924 or 139 1'320. ; COOEE Tpark Social Tennis Club annual general meeting will be held at Cooee Park Hall on Tuesday, August 11, 8pm. All welcome MARANATHA camp site now available for hire. Updated, reasonable rates, beautiful location, direct beach access, catering available. Phone 39 3083 or 39 6111. ARTHUR LAWN hairdresser, on holidays from August 1 to August 26, inclusive.
ADULT reading, writing and spelling classes. Free tuition. Phone Brenda Barry, 39 4304. COME on! You couldwin a Microwave. Bring a friend to join Weightwatchers where everyone's a winner. Don't delay. Join now. This offer is open till October 23. See you there! 7pm, Tuesdays, CWA Hall, Normanby? Street.
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LAMBSKINS, cookbooks, mehtais, lambskin toys ... all from Nursing Mothers. Phone Judy' 33 6831. ATTRACtIVE aluminium awnings and blinds - all types - free measure and quote. Phone Yeppoon Kitchens, 39. 2419. T-SHIRTS on sale now with special screenprinted Emu Park motifs, also aprons, pillow cases and tea towels ... all at the Emu Park Historical Museum, Hill Street. STOVE elements, drip trays and chrome rings ...sales and service. Yeppoon Electrical 'Service. 39 3835. KEEP slim...fresh fruit shakes, Yoghurt icecream and vegetables. Free delivery Yeppoon. Fresh Fruit and Veges, James St, 39 1935. STAINLESS steel nuts and bolts.,.everything you need, at Cooee Bay Marine 39 1675. FIBREGLASS resins, and everything else you need at Cooee Bay Marine, 39 1675. . SINGLE bed cot, 2 rocking cradles, bassinet and stand, potty chair, 3' fish tank and more. Phone 39 2279.
* Hardware * * Software * * Training * That means I can repair the computers! ...write programs... and teach you how to use them!
'ArCOHCYL and Drug Information Service. 008-177jq 7,Flays-a-week. 24-hours-a-d4 DANCE. Byfield Hall, August 15, 7.30pm. Irene Jones Band. All welcome. NATURAL therapy...healing without drugs and side affects, stress management, sports injuries, massage. Phone 39 7621, evenings. MEETING of the Cooberrie Bush Fire Brigade will be held at Farnborough School on Wednesday, August 12, 7.30pm. All residents and landholders invited to attend.
FOR SALE -LINEN: ideal pre-wedding and baby shower parties. Phone 39 3660.
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LIVINGSTONE SHIRE COUNCIL Tenders for sale of Used Vehicles Contracts P1/87 to P14/87
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Tenders are invited for the sale of light vehicles in accordance with the following schedule:-
Itinerary for this week SATURDAY, Aug 8: Available in Yeppoon. Evening: attending Coast Guard dinner at ,Riverside International Hotel, R'ton. SUNDAY, Aug 9: Morning - officially open the Coowonga State School Jubilee. Afternoon: Attend the World Cooee Contest MONDAY, Aug 10: Yeppoon office in day and Evening meeting TUESDAY, Aug 11: Avail Yeppoon office WEDNESDAY, Aug 12: Dysart THURSDAY, Aug 13: Middlemount FRIDAY, Aug 14: Clarke Creek and district School sports Due to the vast size of my Electorate, long distance calls to my Electorate Office may ; be made reverse charge.
Broadsound Electorate Office Upstairs Seaview Arcade Yeppoon Phone 39 2352
ITEM FOR SALE CONTRACT NO. Commodore Sedan 1985 P1/87 Commodore Station Sedan 1985 P2/87 Nissan Patrol 4WD 1 tonner 1983 P3/87 Falcon Utility 1985 P4/87 Falcon Utility 1986 P5/87 Falcon Utility 1985 P6/87 Nissan Navara 1 tonner 1986 P7/87 Nissan Navara 1 tonner 1986 P8/87 Nissan Navara 1 tonner 1986 P9/87 Nissan Navara 1 tonner 1986 P10/87 Mazda 82000 1 tonner1985 P11/87 Mazda B2000 1 tonner 1985 P12/87 Ford Courier 1 tonner 1985 P13/87 Mazda B2000 1 tonner 1985 P14/87
BOAT trailer partsjoliers, wirlChes, bearings,. the lot at Cooee Bay Marine, 39 1675. STAINLESS steel nuts and bolts, everything you need, at Cooee Bay Marine, 39 1675. MARINE radios, 27mhz, VHF, UHF at Cooee Bay Marine, 39 1675. FIBREGLASS resins, and everything else you 1675. atna v need a Cooee BayMarine, 39 s SOUNDERS, Radios, Radar, 7gutopilots...Sales, Service and Repairs by resident technician. Ken Jones Marine, Yeppoon. 39 4002. 24' FIBREGLASS cruiser, Volvo diesel, 4 berth, galley, toilet, sink, stove, sounder, SSB 27Mhz and cassette Radio. Immaculately fitted out for extended cruising. Tandem trailer. Phone 39 7166. 30' ALUMINIUM cruiser, 250hp Mercedes Benz diesel, twin disc box, 4 berth, shower, toilet, galley, sounder, radio, trailer. Further inquiries. 39 7166. FISHING boat, 21', 12hp Yanmar, large workdeck, double cabin. Urgent sale. $4500. Phone 39 7032.
POSITIONS VACANT ag REASONABLY fit girls experienced or interested in wrestling required. Financial reward. Apply "WR", Box B, Capricorn Coast Mirror, PO Box 769, Yeppoon.
WORK7VVANTED JACK'S lawn-mowing, edging, garden waste removal, service reliable. Will quote. Average yard $15. 39 4292 b/h. /LOTMENTS slashed. Kinka Beach/Emu rk/Zilzie area. From $25. 39 6237
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Specifications are available from the Shire Engineer's Office at the Shire Administration Centre, 70 Anzac Parade, Yeppoon. Tenders from private persons are welcome. Vehicles will be available for appraisal at Livingstone Shire Council's Depot in Cordingly Street, Yeppoon, from 9.00am to 12.00 noon on Friday, 21 August, 1987. P.O. BOX 600 YEPPOON. 4703
MONDAY: 1.30pm, Yeppoon CWA Hall. Senior Citizens' Benevolent Housing Society. No. 8142. WEDNESDAY: 7pm, Keppel Bay Sailing Club. FRIDAY: 7.30pm, Cooee Bay Hall. Free bus, phone 39 1379. Cooee Bay Progress Association. Promoter: Olive Dorey. Permit No. 819634. SATURDAY: 7.30pm, Yeppoon Town Hall. 5 jackpots totalling $1000. Best chance $100 in 60 calls. Olympic Pool Appeal. Promoter: Brian Dorey. Permit No. 819768.
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FOR SALE FRIGIDAIRE fridge/freezer. GC. $200 ONO. Phone 39 1178. MILLARD caravan, 7.9m (26'), full aluminium annex, comfortable home. VGC. On site. $9,500 ONO. Site 30, Coolwaters Holiday Village, Kinka Beach. QUANTITY secondhand timber, roofing iron and rockblock. Phone 39 1883. WINDSURFER, Spacer TC. $500 ONO. Phone 39 1436. STEREOGRAM and four speakers and tape deck $80; electric sewing machine $20; Singer treadle machine, best offer. Phone 39 1883. GARAGE sale. Household items, bicycle-car parts, plants, furniture. Saturday, Aug 8, Barmaryee Road, Yeppoon. Phone 39 3756. CONCRETE tanks. 2,000, 4,000, 5,000 and 6,000 galls. 100% guaranteed. Finance available TAP. Phone 28 4455 or 28 8620 BEAUTIFULLY handcrafted and upholstered Australian miner's couch. $290. 39 7032. ASSORTED household furniture and baby gear. Various items. Saturday only. 84 Whitman Street. 39 1534. CAST-IRON skillets and saucepans. Findlays Electrical, James Street. 39 3266. FISH-TANK, 92cm long, and stand. $80. Phone 39 1883. GOOD quality plastic stemmed wine glasses. Findlays, James Street. 39 3266. LADY'S 26" bicycle, exercise bike, 1984 Mitsubispi 5-door hatch Colt with 37,000 km, April '88 rego, lots of extras. Excellent condition. Phone 39 1417 after Saturday. HOME-BREW kits and accessories. Findlays Electrical, James Street. 39 3266. ANTIQUE wooden dolly pegs; old laces; modern lounge; silky oak and pine wardrobes...at The Shed Antiques, upstairs and downstairs, 26 Mary Street. 39 4532, 39 3442 a/h. GALVANISED pipe fittings, including reducing. Findlays, James Street, 39 3266. VICTA and Rover spare parts. Findlays Electrical, James Street. 39 3266. SODA-STREAM flavours and exchange cylinders. Findlays, James Street. 39 3266. STOVE elements and spare parts. Findlays Electrical, James Street, 39 3266.
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HAVE high-pressure water cleaner for heavy duty cleaning jobs. Will do on-site welding. Phone 39 4579. CARPENTER available: Renovations and repair work at reasonable rates. Ph 39 4587. LAWN-MOWING, yard work, odd jobs, hoUse cleaning. Phone 39 2460. BABY-SITTING available, day or night, my place or yours. 39 6860. IRONING done in my home, $5 per hour. Phone 39 1720. HOUSE-KEEPING work wanted. Capricorn Coast area. Live-out. Phone 39 6824.
REAL ESTATE COUNTRY Ihiing on Emu Park/Rockhampton Road. Cleared 1 and a third acre with power, water, phone and highway frontage. $12,500. Phone 39 3851.
PETS FOR sale. Boxer puppy, immunised, no. papers. See at Flea Market. Phone 39 3505. GIVE-AWAY to kind home - two young dogs. 1 Phone Lamb, 39 4103.
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NARROW WIN TO MANTHEY ONLY two competitions were played during the week at the Yeppoon Bowls club. On Wednesday, July 29 in the open triples; Bill Manthey's team had a narrow win over Clarrie Hinton's team with the score finishing at 18-16. • Another close game, saw Graham McCosker team narrowly defeated Bob Birds team 19-14. Play off in the Harry's shield over the weekend saw Yeppoon players make the last four teams after defeating Athelstaine Club players on Saturday and playing again on Sunday at Dee club, Mt Morgan. Yeppoon was defeated by Gladstone in the play off as was Dee Club players by North Rockhampton club players. The final was played off between Gladstone and North Rockhampton players, and resulted in a win over Gladstone. At Yeppoon on Sunday, all day bowls was played between Brothers club, Rockhampton and Yeppoon players This was a mixed annual competition between the club's and both,
greens were filled with players and saw Yeppoon club run out the winner by only a few points. Trophy winners for the day were won by. B Bracken-Bridge, W Greenough, C Thomson, E Sinclair, from the Brothers club. Yeppoon winners consisted of Al Downing Des Ryan, Ruth Wass and Bill Fotheringham. Junior vice president Dave Moulds welcomed the visitors to Yeppoon, and controlled the proceedings during the day in the absentence of President Tom Roos. President Tom Roos' day is on the August 23 and players who wish to take part in that day are reminded that nominated teams are the order of the day, so players get your teams nominated now. Terry Woodbridge(sub), Frank Birkett, Bill Manthey def Frank O'Brien, Cliff Martin and Clarrie Hinton. 18-16. Graded Triples: Graham Foley(sub), Arnie Peterson, Graham McCosker, def Jack Condon, Bill Andrews and Bob Bird. 19-14.
THE Capricorn Coast B grade played on Tuesday night started is warming up to be more entertaining. Players are fitter and more are displaying skill during their games. Barmoyan Brutes lead the competition with . two points but the other teams are keen to knock them from first position. On Tuesday night, Two by Two played The Things. David Schultz and Sandy Brown went to five matches, eventually won by Sandy. Dave Vaughan couldn't match Barry Vains who took out the match in three sets. Kevin Orr overpowered Pretty in Pink's Patti Price with a three to one win. Unpredictable May Briggs had too many tricks up her sleeve when she defeated Vicky Thring in three sets. Team 3 played Taubman's Paints with Paul Harris battling it out against Bill Thorpe whowon three to one. Carl Hudson dominated the court when he beat Barry Corney three to one. Fill-in Jim Collins couldn't compete against a much improved Anthony Trump who won in straight sets. Also filling in was Betty Cockerill who was unable. to defeat Mark Sargood. Mark won three games to nil. Team 5 played the youngsters of the eaarnp, Barmoyan Brutes. Troy Ross was beaten by Barmoyan Brute's R J Stewart. John Warner standing in for Barmoyan Brutes slogged it out with improved Peter Dixon, with John winning three to two.
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Dennis hinton showed no mercy when he beat off-colour Leon Malone, three to nil. Greg Goodman and Danny Tanks played the decider with Danny winning three to one. Results of games played: Barmoyan Brutes def Team 5, nine games to six, three rubbers to one. RJ Stewart def Troy Ross, 3-0; John Warner def Peter Dixon, 3-2; Leon Malone def Dennis Hinton, 0-3; Danny Tanks defGreg Goodman, 3-1. Team 3 def Taubmans Paints, 10 games to four, three rubbers to one. Bill Thorpe def Paul Harris, 1-3; Carl Hudson
,def Barry Corney, 3-1; Anthony Trump def res Jim Collins, 3-0; Mark Sargood def res Betty Cockerill, 3.0. Two by Two def The Things, nine games to six, two rubbers each. Sandy Brown def David Schutlz, 3-2; Barry Vains def Dave Vaughan, 3-0; Kevin Orr def Patti Price, 1-3; May Briggs def Vicki Thring, 30.
Barbecue now at bowls club TROPHIES at Emu Park Bowling Club on Sunday were donated by The Professionals Deasy and Doolan for mixed bowls. Specials afternoon tea was prepared and served by the men and was enjoyed by all. Winners: N Biddle, A Scholes, P Moore, and R Brown. Runners up: Pat Pritchard, B Maud, H Roger and H Goodyer. The club is now open from 10am daily and welcomes visiting bowlers. The barbecue will still be on every Friday and Saturday at 5pm, for $2 a head. On Tuesday the visitors challenged members to a game of mixed bowls. "Both sides have been offered big transfer fees, but this has been swallowed. Results: Visitors 165 points to Club 122 points. Winning team: E McDerby, A Came, L Poore and H Pattison; runners up P Gannon, D Locke, F Saunders and R Larcombe. Saturday and Sunday, August 8 and 9 will be mixed bowls with good trophies as prizes. The Ladies Bowling Club entered in the district competitions for the first time this year.. Congratulations to the fours and pairs teams in their first round. They each played one game' and one. Results of competition played on Wednesday, July 29: B singles final Marion Mallison def Kathy Cliffe 31-12. Closed singles semi finals, Ethel Madden def Joyce Barber 316. Competition fixtures for August 12: 2-4-2' pairs, Mary Peacock and Flo Huggins v Betty Byrne and Kathy Cliffe; Consistency singles: Joyce Barber v Joy Stewart. Usual mixed bowls with a 1pm start.
Nomads and Billabongs provide cliff-hanging result in basketball A second half cliff-hanger occured during the basketball game between Nomads and Billabongs on Monday night. With a half-time score of 25-13 to Billabongs, it boded as though the game was all wrapped up, but a comeback by Nomads began to cast some doubt. Nomads came within seven points of Billabongs but was not strong enough, to win the game. Sue Stevenson hit a tremendous 22 points out of the teams 41 while Nomads' Sue Asher played an all-round excellent game and scored 13 of the 31. The Saints v Tigas game was the opposite, Brian Frainy played his first senior game with Tigas on Monday night. He met up with experienced players such as Jim Shackleton and Carrot Cambell. Frainy was never given a free hand during the game .... Cambell showed his experience, his defence and skill were too much and prevented Frainy from shinning. The final score was Saints 74, Tigas 31. Last weeks' coaching clinic was even more of success than expected. Forty-two people ranging from 8 to 18 years attended and were coached for the day by Kathy Hamill. Three were new players and hope to join teams for the coming season which has only just begun. If any person cannot referee a game, or find someone to do it for them, they are asked to ring Sue Stevenson on 391760. Junior, Sunday August 22: 4pm, Raiders 28 def Supersonics 8; 5pm, Demons 15 def Panthers 14; 6pm, Bombers 56 def Mixed Nuts 26; 7pm, La Wetz 28 def Shadows 2; 8pm, Celtics 47 def AzteUs 29. Senior, Wednesday July 29: 6pm, Cobras 45 def Tigas 32; 7pm, Seagulls 62 def L'amour 27; 8pm,Nomads 37 def Scoobettes 19; 9pm, Cougars 26 def Magpies 21. Monday, August 3: 6pm, Seagulls 37 def Cougars 22; 7pm, Billabongs 41 def Nomads 31; 8pm, Saints 74 def Tigas 31; 9pm, Coasters 57 def Tanby Roses 22. Junior draw for Sunday, August 9: 4pm, Supersonics v Devils, D Worden; 5pm, Demons v Raiders, D Worden; 6pm, La Wetz v Bombers J Christenson; 7pm, Celtics v Mixed Nuts, J Shackelton and S Stevenson; 8pm,
Shadows v Aztecs, K Stevenson and S Stevenson; Bye, Panthers. Senior, Monday August 10: C Willoughby and S Stevenson; 6pm, L'amour v Scoobettes, A Thomas and J Smith; 7pm, Billabongs v Cougars, A Thomas and A Leonard; 8pm, Tanby Roses v Wildcats, D Worden and L Matta; 9pm, Tigas v Scoobs, J Christenson and K Hendy. Wednesday, August 12: J Shackleton and A Shackleton; 6pm, Coasters v Cobras, A Shackleton and J Semple; 7pm, Nomads v Seagulls, M Anderson and L Roberts; 8pm, Magpies v Pink Galahs, H Malone and J Taylor.
Sailors stay with officers THE recent Annual General Meeting at the Keppel Bay Sailing Club saw the re-election of most of last year's office bearers. News faces on the general committee are Steve Rodda, Russel Sait, and Roger Smee who take own from Eric Burrowes, Russell Clayton and Col Simms. Ian Groves was re-elected unopposed as club commodore. The clubs new junior Sharpie "Young Arnold" has arrived from Adelaide at last and the crew has been keen to get it. on the water. The boat is in excellent condition and will prove to be a top competitor as the crew gains more experience. The Saturday afternoon training sessions are proving very popular especially with the younger Sabot sailor. Up to 12 of these boats are out each weekend, the age of the sailors ranging from 8 to 14.The perfect winter conditions we have been experiencing have given then a good opportunity to learn to handle the boat before the stronger summer breezes arrive. The third heat of the winter series will be sailed this Sunday (Tomorrow) with the race starting at 1pm with junior and senior training. Saturday afternoon.
Monthly medal for junior golfers YEPPOON junior golfers played on Saturday at the Yeppoon Golf Club for the monthly medal. Keith Hutton won the nine hole boys' section and the runner up was B Millington. Keith also, won_ the Brooke Wildin was the girls' winner and Susan Lawlor was runner up. Jason Jamieson won the 18 hole boys
competition with Pat Cranny and Lindsay Barlow as runners up. Lindsay was the pinshot winner. Cindy Sherrington won the girls' section and pinshot with Debbie Hunt runner up. The coaching clinic will be held at the golf club today (Saturday) from 7am. Those rostered are: J McClelland, S Lawlor, B Wildin, T Beck, C Sherrington, P Cranny, J Saxby.
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94 riders from 10 FINAL MEETING ON DIRT TRACK TABLE TENNIS IN the Yeppoon table tennis fixtures played restricted class events the prizemoney has THE Yeppoon Amateur Racing Club is on Thursday, July 30, Dolphins scored a seven been maintained in accordance with the usual staging a race meeting on Wednesday, August clubs at pony day 19 due to delay in Tyrer Park's grass seed Tyrer Park levels with the first three events to four win over Rockets. YEPPOON Hack and Pony Club held an outstanding gymkhana on Sunday with 94 riders competing from 10 clubs. The A and G Stumer trophy for the highest club average aggregate was won by Crompton Park. Tammy Iker won the Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton trophy for the girl with most points. Shane Iker won the Morgans Bakeries trophy for the boy with the most points. The Des Tabone trophy for the Yeppoon boy with the most points was won by Denise Kreis. Brent Matthews and Jason Powell shared the Matthews family trophy for the Yeppoon boy . with the most points. Ned Warren's trophy for fastest barrel race went to Shane Iker. Yeppoon Co-op's fastest T bend for under 13 years was won by Jason Inslay and Scott -Everingham. Owners and Trainers trophy for fastest t bend over 13 years was won by Carise Mason. Bruce Towle took out Supastok's fastest T bend for seniors. Danielle Bloomfield won the Supastok Diamond Flag. Shane Iker won the Supastok fastest keyhole. Susan Randall won the benbar-aft Supastok trophy. Cathy Budd was the best Yeppoon trier Supastok trophy. Norton's BP Service Station trophy for the most fourths was won by Vicki Kuhn. The owners and trainers trophy for the Yeppoon rider with the most potential was won by Vicki Kuhn. The best presented Yeppoon horse trophy donated by owners and trainers and the Riley Family went to Marnie Matthews. Under 7: Beverley Cox, Bajool, 1; Kristin Williams, Crompton Park 2; Alicia Bridgeman, C/Park 3; Kate Bailey, The Caves 4. Seven to nine years: Kylie Anderson and Anthony Everingham shared first; Kerri Thompson, Yeppoon 3; Natalie Brodie, Parkhurst 4. 9-11 years: Shane Iker, Fitzroy River 1; Larry Everingham F/R 2; Danielle Williams and Trent Hind shared third place. 11 to 13 years: Scott Everingham F/R 1; Jason Inslay, Balmoral 2; Debra Powell and Susan Cowie shared third. 13 to 15 years: Tammy Iker F/R 1; Jason Powell and Brent Matthews tied for second place; Corey Anderson F/R 4. 15 to 17 years: First prize was shared between Grant Paddison, Juliann Walters and Susan Randall; Shelley Ike 4. 17 to 21 years: Lyla Bridgeman C/P 1; Byron Bridgeman C/P 2; Danielle Bloomfield 3; Sonya Clark 4. 21 to 25 years: Denise Kreis and Leigh Zornick shared first; Christine Tasker 3; Karen Cavell 4. Seniors: Tony Everingham F/R 1; Gary Winter Parkhurst 2; Bruce Towle Yeppoon 3; Robert Martin Balmoral 4.
A grade squash CLOSE individual results in the Capricorn Coast A grade squash competition played on Wednesday night resulted in the majority of matches having 10-9 or 10-8 game results. There were only three matches decided in three, two of which involved reserves. Despite the closeness of the individual results the team results were far from even. Good performances were put up by reserve Anthony Trump with his 3-0 win against Peder Dale, Ellen Farr playing up a position to take two games from Larry Owens at number three, Val Odell with a 3-1 win against Warren Royal and new number one Joe Foat who took two games from Tony Smith. Glen Ward and Peter Gordon played a very evenly contested match which Glen won in five with the points 37-36. Brett Stewart and Chris Briggs delighted the gallery with a sporfsmanlike performance which both players appeared to enjoy immensely. Brett won 10-8 in the fifth, 40 points to 38. Mariners def Strugglers 4-0: Val Odell def Warren Royal 3-1; Chris Callard def Damien Brierty 3-0; Glen Ward def Peter Gordon 3-2; Brett Stewart def Chris Briggs 3-2. Anyone for Tennis def Mighty Macks 3-1: Anthony Trump def Peder Dale 3-0; Judy Umlauft v Ray Campbell 1-3; Bernard Lacey def Neil Roberts 3-1; Clay Nothling def Gordon Roberts 3-2. Tony's BYO def Front Liners 3-1: Len Keily def Lyn Witts 3-0; Larry Owens def Ellen Farr 32; Chris Hacker v Brian Umlauft 1-3; Tony Smith def Joe Foat 3-2.
planting programme. Contrary to earlier plans the main track seeding has been put back to take advantage of warmer spring weather and is likely to now take places around the end of the month. For this final meeting on the dirt surface before racing resumes at the end of the year on grass, the committee framed a four-race programme, as a safegaurd against excessive wear and tear during the meeting. In a bid to obtain the largest field possible for so early in the new racing season, the committee decided to concentrate its races around the lovwer classes, which, in the past, have been the best supported at Tyrer Park. The programme is: Maiden Handicap (900m), Purse Handicap (1000m), Purse Handicap (1400m) and Country Stakes (1200m). Although the programme has been kept to
WHISKER AWAY FROM VICTORY 0 By Jay Blake FOR the third week in a row the Yeppoon Aussie Rules Swans were only a whisker away from victory. Once again it was fitness played a major role in the result which comes as no surprise as only a handful of Swans make the trip on. Tuesday and Thursday nights. For three-quarters play see-sawed from one end to the other with both sides displaying great skill and courage and goals being scored one for one. Until three-quarter time Yeppoon had many good players and with the scores tied up and the match being played at home we all thought that the Swans were in with a big chance, however too many legs just wouldn't go in the last quarter. Boyne Island ran away with the game in the final 20 minutes but although winners, were left to ride home on the bus licking their wounds. Chris Bourke and Brett Motton, the two most consistent and best players during the year, were once again at the fore front with top all round performance. "Rocky" McGarth became disorientated and started listening for. bells not whistles and "fizz"Fraser was again as solid as a rock at full back. . Greg Brown finished his war off with possibly his best game as he bulldozed his way around the centre while 'Steakhouse King' J.R. Heathcote continued to improve and must rate as one of the top rovers in the competition. Col Jamieson won the battle of the giants both in the middle and around the ground and
young Garth Hutton showed a cool head on the backline when things were tight, taking many fine marks. Best Players: Bourke, Heathcote, Taylor, Motton, Jamieson and Brown. Goalkickers: Munro 4; Motton 3; Brown, Street 2; Dell, McGarth 1. Final score: 13-11-89, 18-12-120. The reserve grade performance was the poorest of the season and at no time did the side look like a grand finalist. When the going got tough too many Swans took a hike and for some reason it seemed to be the vogue to simply stick a foot out or a limp arm instead of throwing their bodies in. It's about time everyone realised the finals are here and that there is still a lot of hard work to be done and that they should be throwing themselves behind Phil Munro. Back to the game. Peter O'Shannessu had a blinder and is definitely the find of the year. He out-jumped, out-marked and out-ran the opposition. Kelvin hockyer showed his teamates what dosier was all about as he ran and tackled himself to a standstill. "Potsie" Roberts was the only other player to have a go for the four quarters and did so with his customary dash. Without doubt this Reserve grade side has enough talent to go on, so let's hope that they can produce the goods from now on. Best players: O'Shannessy, Lockyer, Roberts and A Tickner. Goalkickers: Gardner 3. Final scores: 3-10-28, 9-11-65.
VISITORS JOIN LOCALS AT GOLF WEDNESDAY club at Yeppoon Golf Club was well attended, with a sprinkling of Southern visitors hitting off with the locals. Associates' stableford winner was Joyce Keyes with 38 points. Next was Colleen Schuster and Ruby Norton both with 35 points. • Colleen also won the first nine on 30 nett with Avis Aird next, 321/2. Marge Williams won the second nine with 31, Fay Yesberg was next with 32. Nancy Montgomery and Colleen Schuster won the pinshots and colleen won the proshot. Members' stableford winner was Mickel Kinman with a score of 47 points which cost him four strokes: Phil Locker 42, Ossie McCurtayne 41, Col Brown 40, Captain Jack Stratford 39, Roy Nichols 38, Peter Marwedel 38, George Cook 38, Arthur Dougherty'38. P Locker won the first nine with 291/2, C Meyers 30, M Kinman 31, C Brown 31, L Taylor, S Thorne 32,R Joyce 32, G Cook 321/4. Second nine:. M Kinman 29, T Shields 31, I Atkinson 301/2, P Locker 311/2 0 McCurtayne 311/2, A Dougherty 32. Pinshots: P Locker and B Joyce. Proshot won by Bill Mills. Associates' Thursday club beginners played a stroke game over 18 holes. The winner was Judy Umlauft with 67 nett.Runners up: Dawn Wahlin 80, Gwen Dawson 85 and Hebe Roberts 87. Pinshot on Number 6 won by Michelle Witt. Congratulations to Judy Umlauft for breaking her handicap. Ladies' winner was Kay Scope with 451/2, Esme Woodbridge 491/2, Phoebe Harris 46 and Nancy Montgomery 51. Phoebe Harris also won the pinshot. Members' winner was Ray Clark with 401/2, Roy Montgomery 41, Bill Freeman 421/2, John Degotardi 43. Bill Freeman won the pinshot again. Trophies were donated by Edgar and Mavis shields. Ladies game was a stroke on Saturday and
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worth $1050 each and the Country Stakes as the feature $1400, which includes a $100 trophy. Several sponsorships are being negotiated for the meeting including one that will provide patrons with free stubbies between noon and 1pm. Free admission will be granted to all ladies attending the meeting and as they enter the course they will be given a voucher entitling them to a complimentary glass of wine. In view of the interruptions to racing during the 1986/87 season and the likelihood that this season's meetings will not get into full swing until the Christmas break the committee has decided to extend current YARC memberships to June 30, 1988. New badges have been ordered for 1987/88, but will not be available for this meeting so admission will be given on last' season's badge.
the winner was Marge Williams with 68 on a count back from Sybill Moore. Next was Flossie Ware with 72, with Vicky Caselyre also on 72 nett. Pinshots; Marge Williams (2) and Fay Buckingham. Members played the monthly medal. Winners: A grade Jim Barrlett 80 gross; B grade, Nobby Drillis 80; C grade Arthur Simpson 90. Best nett was N Drillis with 67. Run down of netts: B Joyce 67, Al Ritchie 68, Ossie 68, Cec Cooper 68, Jim Bartlett 69, Barry Fisher 69, Arthur Simpson 69, Ian Atkinson 69. Pinshots: B Moses, M Kinman, I Atkinson, S Schuster. Proshot: F Huszak. The best score of the day was 75 off the stick by B Joyce, a cisitor from Phillip Island. Ladies played a stableford on Sunday. Winner was Pam Drillis with 37 points, next was Cassie Freeman with 36, Nancy Montgomery 35, Lorraime Schlegel 33 and Avis Aird 33. Pinshots: V Caseleyr, G Scharf, C Freeman V Caseleyr won the proshot. Turkey's nest was won by M Williams. Members also played a stableford, and Terry Woodbridge was the winner with 40 points on a countback from Stuart Mclndoe and Arthur Simpson, all with 40 points. Next was Adolph Schuster 39, A Ritchie 39, Lionel Taylor 38, Bob Burrowes 37, and Rod Young 37. Pinshots: A Lewis; A Schuster; D Wiltshire and Ray Hunt won the proshot. Ladies played the monthly medal in silver and bronze sections on Tuesday. Winners: Silver, Moyra Potts 71; Joyce Keyes 71. Bronze: Colleen Schuster 66 nett, Charlotte Somogyi 72, Hazel Fry 73, Fay Buckingham 74, Jean Keen 75, Qvis Aird 75, Shirley Kruger 75. Pinshots: Silver; Gwen Sherrington and Bronze; Charlotte Somogyi. All players: Gwen Sherrington; proshot, Gwen Sherrington.
David Stewart and Joe Kruger battled quite a few points, but David's cunning play gave him the upper hand in all three games. Paul Watts played well once again to take two singles and was narrowly defeated by David, 18 to 21 and 19 to 21. Brothers Neil and Peter Malick played a cliffhanger in the last of three games but Neil proved the eventual winner. • Later in the night, Peter surprised both himself and his team, to defeat Dave Ryan in three games. Dolphins won both sets of doubles. On the other table, Bog Factory, with two fillins, won against Marvels, who were also playing with one short. Rob Green filled in as Bog Factory's first player but went down for the first time to Monica Christensen in two close games. Marvel's number three, Peter Murphy, played well on the night but failed to notch any wins. The only set of doubles played between Rob and Scott Malick against Monica and Peter, resulted in a victory for Bog Factory's Rob and Scott, in three games. The final result was Bog Factory, eight to Marvels' three. The draw for Thursday, August 13 is Bog Factory v Dolphins, Dynamics v Marvels and Rockets have the bye.
Nail-biting finish ANOTHER nail-biting finish between Yeppoon District Tennis Teams Turtles and Dolphins saw Turtles come out victors by one game in the last set to finish at 33-32. Whales defeated Oysters 43-30. Division two Cods defeated Sharks 38-33. Division three Blue came up easy einners 38-26 defeating Green. Teams for this week. Division one: Turtles, M Cranny, M Fay, R Irons, and L Edwards v Whales: G Clayton, H Sorrensen, R Jeacock and V Sorrensen. Oysters:J Clayton, R Perren, J Goscon and Woman substitute. Division two. Sharks: C Timms, L Stewart, D Appleton and A Wyeth v Cods: D Cume, P Iafrati, J Willans and substitute. Division three. Green: M Bullimor, J Wortley, M O'Keeffe, S Ginnivan, C Harding and P Scharf v D Perren, G Perren A Skuthorpe, D Simpson, T Greasley and K Hasell. Yeppoon tennis club will take part in the festivities of the Cooeeing contest with a cake stall and raffle an orchid donated by Harold Hansen.
President's Day EIGHTY-FIVE indoor bowlers from Yeppoon, Emu park, Rockhampton and southernerswho are visiting Yeppoon turned out on Sunday to honour Bernie Robson on President's Day at Yeppoon Indoor Bowling Club. Play started at 9.30am and after two games a barbecue lunch was enjoyed, followed by three afternoon games and then an appetising afternoon tea was enjoyed. Despite the picnic atmosphere engendered by these all-day fixtures, play was keen and the selectors' teams were vindicated by the fourpoint margin separating the first three placeget ters. First, with 42 points were Mavis Brown, Gary Warren, Errol Ward, Stella Lubach and Fred Wade. Runners up on 40 points were Lorna Wade, Andy Lehmann, Jill Hallam, Joan Howe, Ste e Cowie and Marie Zonca. Third place went to Tom Gosbee, Mery Eggerling, Ken Crockett, Evie Cowie and May Rose who finished with 38 points. First place winners were rewarded with meat trays, second home-made cakes and third, chocolates. Raffle winners were Gordon - Mallory and Gary Warren. Last Friday night 18 players from YIBC visited the North Rockhampton club, St Stephen's, and after an enjoyable three games the Yeppoonites were successful by 20 points, the score being YIBC 111, St Stephen's 91. Next Tuesday, August 11, YIBC will play Park Avenue at the association's Rockhampton centre. Names are on the board. Books are open for the YIBC singles championships to be played on Saturday, August 29 and for the visit to Mackay on September 5, 6 and 7.
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Three junior Swans sides to fight for premierships
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THREE Capricorn Coast Junior Australian Rules teams will fight for premiership flags on Sunday (tomorrow). The under 13, 15 and 17 teams will play at Stenlake Park, Wandal. Under 13 and 17 will play Parkhurst and the under 15 is against Brothers. The under 13 team earned the grand final chance after its win against St Brendan's Collge on Sunday, 8.6.54 - 2.1.13. Stephen Bent kicked six goals for the game and Jayson Aston played his best game for the year. Shaun Moran was carried off injured, but returned to the game. Peter Dean came out of the packs consistently wit;l the ball. Grant Thorpe and Steven Horstman were the two main players who kept the side in a winning position. Best players: Stephen Horstman, Grant Thorpe, Stephen Bent, Jayson Aston, Shaun Moran and Peter Dean. Two buses will go taStenlake Park tomorrow for the grand finals. The under 13 team will leave from coach Kevin Rice's home at 10am and the boys' parents will be picked up from Yeppoon Showgrounds at 10.10am. The under 15 and 17 bus will leave the showgrounds at 1 lam. Parents are invited to travel on the buses and the charge is $5 per family or $2 per child. "I thank the dedication of the coaches for the display these teams have put on during the season," spokesman Ross Mclndoe said. "We are organising a barbecue for the boys when they return from the grand final at Yeppoon Showgrounds at about 6pm and would appreciate volunteers to help." The grand final teams will be selected from the following players. Under 13: Stephen Bent (captain) jersey 15; Jason Geier (vice) 10; Doug Edwards 8; Trevor Mulholland 3; Stephen Horstman 11; Grant Thorpe 17; Matthew Williams 14; Steven Phillips 16; Barry Stanley 13; Jayson Aston 19; Hayden Steele 23; Scott Sipple 9; Peter Dean 2; Gary McNae 5; Dwayne Smith 24; Marquis Schmidt 7; Brian Gough 4; Brad Hirning 1; Shaun Moran 22; Nick Rice 13; Matthew Dean 6. Coached by Kevin Rice. Under 15: Troy Tomkins (captain) jersey 10; Trent Thompson (vice) 7; Shane Tickner 1; Jeff WNW
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Capcoast rugby A graders close season near top 0 By Mick Bangers CAPCOAST Rugby team ended the 1987 fixture rounds on a high note, when they humbled Biloela to the tune of 21-12. The win left Capcoast in second place on the table behind Pioneers ... a great team effort. So often has been the case this year, the forwards dominated their opponents from the kick-off and this immediately brought pressure on to the Bilo line. After a few hiccups, Mark Boyd crossed wide out after a superb ruck ball win to Capcoast. Boydy failed to convert his own try and left the score 4-0. A missed penalty attempt by Biloela's Warren Wilson a few minutes later saw Capcoast drive play upfield with good fOrward rushes and clever kicking. The forwards drove to within metres of the Biloela line, the ball was spun wide through the backline and Dave Weble scampered over in the corner ... a great team try. The conversion attempt was wide and Capcoast held an 8-0 advantage. Wilson then potted a penalty goal a few minutes later to make the score 8.3. Capcoast then seemed to drop a gear or two and idled into half-time. This could be particularly dangerous in future weeks and a betterside will capitilise on it. The second half started with forwards in charge once again. They were taking command of every facet of play. However, the first try came when Mark Boyd pounced on spilled ball in the Biloela back line and outsprinted the defence to scored a good individual try. Dave Ruck converted from in front and this made the score 14-3. Biloela replied immediately with a penalty but this brought the forwards on to a roll once again driving down into the Bilo quarter. After another clean ball win from a ruck, the ball sped to Paul Harbottle coming in from fullback, who was bundled into touch a metre or so from the line. From the ensuring lineout, John Atkinson steam-rolled over for his second try in as many games to bring the score 21-6. Dave Ruck missed the conversion but landed a good penalty a few minutes earlier. For the second time in the match Capcoast then seemed to go into hibernation for the last 10 minutes and this time Biloela took advantage with a late try after some untidy defence from Capcoast. This make the full time score 21-12. For Capcoast, Mark Boyd, Mike Bongers, Ian Hutton, John Atkinson had strong games as did Mark Thompson who gave 110 per cent. This week Capcoast takes on Biloela again in the qualifying final to meet Pioneers in the major-semi. The game is 3pm Sunday(Tomorrow) at Rugby Park.
Six cricketers to play in CO team 0 By Sandra Mackie SIX Yeppoon ICA indoor cricket players will combine with Rockhampton, Gladstone and Bunderberg players in the Central Queensland representative team. The team will compete against Mackay, Townsville and Charters Towers in Mackay this weekend. The players were selected from the Super League games which .were played on May 23 and 24 this year. There are four Central Queensland representative teams ... Masters, Mens, Colts and Women. The Coast has no women playing in the representative team. Coast players selected: Masters: Tony Carte and Mery Leslie; Men's: Ken Ogilvie and Jeff Ingle; Colts: Lyell Duffy and Brendan Fleetwood.
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VISITOR to Capricorn Coast dropped into the office on Monday and, during the course of the conversation, remarked on how much she enjoyed the item last week about the nude man in James Street and Suzy seeing him ... "Aren't you lucky," she said to Suzy, "I haven't seen anything like that. I've never even had an obscene phone call." Cathy "Lois Lane" Logan, overhearing that remark, said: "What's your phone number?" 0 0 0
SOME months ago, after a lot of trauma involving the council, Bus Stop and No Standing signs went up in Normanby Street. Then came the hassles of policing the signs because people were used to parking there ... and kept doing so. Well, last week, certain shopkeepers noticed a particular car pull up and disgorge a few people. It's number plate was 699 PFN. The driver and passengers? Oh, just Livingstone Shire Councillors taking lunch from the budget meeting. o 0 o BY the way, there was a Main Roads car in front of that car. Well, no problems policing the signs ... we've got the top people making sure no one can park there!!! o
NOT a lot of the Press releases or handouts make it into the Mirror because we prefer to carry Coast stories, but the RACQ sent an item in that could be classified as "educational". It concerns the points demerit system. The RACQ said generally, a driver could be called upon by police to show cause why a licence should not be suspended, if the driver accumulates nine demerit points for traffic offences within a continuous two-year period. Points accumulated more than two years previously are not taken into account ... "but all demerit points stay on a driver's record indefinitely, and police do have discretionary power to make any driver 'show cause' at any time". I didn't know that last bit ... did you? O D
WHILE on the subject of driving, "Old Baldy" has been pestered by number-one son for driving lessons since June 20 (son's 17th birthday). "OB," who kept putting him off by saying he was frightened, finally found some spare time around 11.30pm on Saturday. He woke son, stuck him in the front seat, and let son drive around and around and around the block at Kinka till about 12.30am. Satisfied that he had done the right thing by the boy, he pulled in at home and made a cup of tea. About 10 minutes later, another car drove up and son went out to see who it was. Turned out to be Emu Park's police force Sgt Bob Uebergang who wanted information ... he was looking for the vehicle that was "acting suspiciously" at Kinka Beach by driving around slowly. "OB" put out his wrists expecting handcuffs while number-one son pleaded innocence. Poor Bob, he had been phoned at home when he was asleep in bed, had to put on his uniform (unless he sleeps in it) then set off in pursuit of the demon driver. There must be an easier way to make a quid. By the way, "OB's" plans for further late-night driving lessons have been cancelled! o o 0 YEPPOON Golf Course is famous for its kangaroo "caddies" but did you know it's also well known for its feathered population? Apparently Brendan Kelly was among the Pacific Hotel's golfers playing a round on Sunday when he managed the unusual feat of two "birdies" on the one hole. Impossible you say ... well, let's put it this way, he wasn't playing cricket, but he scored a "duck". Seems he drove a long ball (not to be confused with a short ball or round ball) and, after the sweetest of "clicks," it soared into the air, rocketing away from the tee. Unfortunately, down below, minding its own business, there was a duck ... and the long ball struck the duck. The duck died. Brendan, feeling sorry for it (and for the loss of distance the duck caused to his shot) picked it up, stuck the struck down duck on his buggy and took it to a nice resting place (his refrigerator). Despite the loss of distance, he managed to get his next shot onto the green and wound up one under par with a birdie ... hence two "birdies" on the one hole. By the way, he said it was very tender ... especially where the ball hit!!! O 0 0
THERE'S a bloke wandering around the Coast telling people condoms are habit forming ... he reckons he's up to four packs a day!!! O 0 0