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BIG CROWD AT LAUNCH OF BICENTENNIAL
*ABOVE: Flags of all nations were part of the bicentenary march on New Year's Day.
* ABOVE: One of the most colowfid sights on New Year's Day was this bevy of colonial women who marched in the bicentennial celebrations.
*ABOVE:A cannon from Ross' Run was fired to herald the launch of Livingstone Shire's bicentennial celebrations on New Year's Day.
's,,i • t * ABOVE: Sheena Ni1711110 of Mt Wheeler showed /tow to spin at the Bicentennial art market on New Year's Day.
*ABOVE: May Briggs spent New Year's Day turning pots in a display at Yeppoon Town Hall.
* ABOVE: An society member Gwen Lawn displayed and sold Australian flags at the bicentennial art market.
*ABOVE: Mr Fireworks put on a display that had spectators oohing and aahing at the New Year's night bicentennial opening.
IT'S OFFICIAL: POSTAL VOTE FOR COUNCIL
LIVINGSTONE Shire residents will be voting by postal ballot in all four divisions for the March 19, 1988 triennial elections. Council received notification from the State Government that the election will be a full postal ballot, by order-in-council dated December 26, 1987. The voters' roll, compiled by the State Electoral office, closed on December 31, 1987. The divisional rolls for the shire will be checked by Livingstone's returning officer shire clerk Jim Brown before ballot papers are mailed to electors. All votes must be returned to the Livingstone Shire Council by 10am on election day ... March 19, 1988. Voting is compulsory. If your name is not on the voters' roll you will be able to obtain a ballot paper after making the appropriate written application and declaration to the returning officer. Ballot papers will be posted to voters as soon as possible after nominations close at noon on February, 8 in the shire clerk's office. Candidates' names and details will be sent to Brisbane for printing and it is expected that the
ballot papers will be sent to electors by the end of February. Council decided that a combined ballot paper for the 12 members and chairman be printed to simplify voting and lessen informal voting. The ballot papers will be different colours for each division. Electors will be asked to elect one chairman for the whole shire, two councillors in division one, five in division two, three from division three and two in division four. The shire clerk expects to advertise the election notice calling for nominations on January 20 with nominations closing on February 8 at noon. Candidates will pay 5200 to nominate. A Freepost envelope will be enclosed with the ballot paper. All of the envelopes posted will be kept in a locked wooden or metal ballot box at Yeppoon Post Office and will be collected by the returning officer at 10am on
election day. The returned unclaimed ballot papers will be kept in a separate locked box. Ballot papers arriving after that date will not be counted in the election results. Where ballot papers are posted, but returned unclaimed, they will be held by the returning officer, who will endeavour to locate the elector. Electors who do not receive a ballot paper within a week of them being posted (advertised public notices will advise this date) should contact returning officer Jim Brown or assistant Kev Lloyd at the shire administration centre, 39 3388 and they will be given assistance. There will also be a locked ballot box at the shire office and all hand delivered ballot paper envelopes should be given to the receptionist who will note the date and time of receipt prior to the envelope being placed in the box.
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If any elector is unable to mail the ballot paper to arrive in time they can deliver it to the shire office locked ballot box until 10am on election day. Counting of votes will start after 10am on election day in the presence of candidates and scrutineers. All ballot papers are first checked against the voters' rolls and for any informalities. The counting at the shire office will continue until all votes have been counted. If there is a clear result the new members and chairman will be known during the Saturday evening. No envelopes.will be opened before 10am on election day. "The election process is an open administrative function designed to allow the public to put into office those persons whom the majority of electors choose to govern the affairs of the local authority for the ensuing three year period... Shire clerk Jim Brown said. "These processes are designed such as not to knowingly disenfranchise any person and it is most unfortunate when people fail to vote or vote informally and therefore disenfranchise themselves.-
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THE Capricorn Coast had a busy and quiet Christmas-New Year holiday. Police, ambulance and fire services reported calm and quiet for the festive season with no accidents and one grass fire. "Drink driving was right down, so motorists must be thinking before driving," Sgt 1/c Ken Tanzer said. "There were just a few persons who didn't think of others, but overall, we are very pleased." Ambulance superintendent Geoff Reynolds said the holiday break had been quieter than normal. "It's been pretty good and exceptionally quiet," he said. "We have had quite a number of snakes brought into the centre from around the Yeppoon area ... taipans, brown and a sea snake." The fire brigade attended one grass fire and stood by for the Livingstone bicentenary fireworks display on New Year's Day. Yeppoon Hospital had a busy holiday season with 30 patients on Boxing Day morning. "Christmas-New Year is our busiest time of the year," medical superintendent Dr John Blenkin said. Two people were treated for blue bottle stings. Capricorn Coast Chamber of Commerce and
Industry president Andrew McClelland said it was a very successful Christmas. "The only problem was parking because of the amount of people in the town area," he said. Both tourist organisations reported that visitors were staying for shorter times. "There are more people around because this year Capricorn Iwasaki Resort and Bayview Tower are operating at full strength," Capricorn Tourism Development Organisation Coast branch chairman Hubert Murray said. "Visitors have shortened their stay this year, but the majority of accommodation houses have had no vacancy signs, so there seems to be more holidaymakers around." Capricorn Coast Tourist Organisation actiong chairman Laurie Killeen said it had been an unusual Christmas. "There were vacancies early and then everything filled quickly. There are less people with vans and tents, but more passing trade. "We have had only a smattering of southerners and I have noted an absence of the usual large numbers of railway people and miners."
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YEAR-LONG DREAM TURNS INTO NIGHTMARE PICTURESQUE LAND HAS NO NO ACCESS!
RUTH MILLER has followed a dream for a better life-style for more than a year but has watched that dream turn into a nightmare in the past three months. Her dream was for a home with 180 degree views from Corio Bay to Rosslyn Bay Harbour ... her nightmare is two blocks of land that cost her $30,000 and have no access. Ruth Miller came to the Capricorn Coast from Brisbane "one year and four days ago" seeking away of life that she said was no longer possible in the city. She wanted a home surrounded by plenty of land with sweeping views and quiet, country living. She foundwhat she wanted at Farnborough ... a parcel of steep land with views, rainforest, ferns and waterfalls. In October last year she bought the land ... two eight-acre blocks, for 530,000. She had home plans drawn and immediately organised a bulldozer to start cutting out the home site. Then the track she had been using to reach her land became "awkward" to use. Although this was a setback, she thought all she had to do was approach Livingstone Shire Council and ask it to provide the road that, on the map, provided access to her two blocks. She had no doubts that the road would be provided ... after all, it was drawn in on the map. It was an unnamed, unconstructed, gazetted road. She was quite correct, but council said it had no obligation to provide the road. In fact, under council's existingpolicy, Ruth Miller has to provide the road if she wants access to her land. She learned the road would have to be built to council's specifications ... it couldn't be a track hacked out with a bulldozer; it had to be cleared, formed and drained. After she had done her bit to council's standard, council would accept responsibility for the road and, when fundswere available, gravel and maintain it. She has since learned it would cost her about 5150,000 to provide her own road. In addition, she discovered it would cost a further S15,000 to have electricity connected. Living nearby is division two councillor Bar-
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bara Wildin. Ruth Miller took her problems to Cr Wildin and a series of discussions followed. Using information provided, Cr Wildin queried her fellow councillors at two meetings late last year. She was told it was council policy not to provide access to blocks on unconstructed gazetted roads. This is the council's policy and, on the face of it, seems quite reasonable. After all, shire clerk Jim Brown said this week other councils had the same policy for the simple reason that someone seeking provision of an unnamed gazetted road could throw out budget planning. The cost has to be met by some means and, if this unnamed road suddenly had to be provided, it would be at the expense of other ratepayers who also want roads maintained and improved. Ruth Miller also regards this policy as reasonable ... but considers it is unreasonable of council to expect her to pay the entire cost of providing the road when other land-owners would also get access at no cost to themselves. She feels council should build the road, bill her for her share, and bill other land-owners for their share. Cr Wildin said this week she waswell aware of Ruth Miller's plight and sympathised with her ... in fact, she said she hadwarned her not to buy the land until she was guaranteed she had access. "Ruth Miller is not the only person on the Coast with this 'problem," Cr Wildin said. "There's dozens of them." She said council had one case in Cliff Street where rates had been paid on a block of land for 30 years but no road had been provided. "There are cases where people have not only been paying rates on land with no access, they have also been paying road levies," Cr Wildin said. She said all may not be lost because she succeeded in having shire engineer Pat Murphy being asked to prepare a report which should be available at the next council meeting. "I asked for him to look at the situation and
report back to the table," Cr Wildin said. The only answer for land owners in this situation seems to be for council to change it policy ... and, with an election just weeks away, that could happen. Ruth Miller this week took her problem to Jim Turner, the man who has already announced he is standing for the job as shire chairman. Apparently he told her he would take up her problem with State Government Minister Vince Lester, who lives at Emu Park. Meanwhile Ruth Miller said she would continue to live in a caravan at the foot of her steeply-sloping land ... without electricity and without water. In Brisbane, she has a "comfortable home with a huge swimming pool" at Clayfield. That's the home left for the Capricorn Coast's lifestyle ... "but I won't sell that home until I have built a new one here," she said. Obviously at the end of her tether with her problems, the Coast could lose Ruth Miller. I don't want to leave," she said. "Everything I have ever wanted is available on those two blocks of land." A Chinese Manipulative Therapist, Ruth Miller had hoped to establish a place for treating patients on the land. "There's 16 acres in all and it's ideal for people seeking treatment," she said. "There's six to eight acres of rainforest and four acres of ferns ... and there's waterfalls that are only trickling at the moment, but locals have told me they can be heard as a roar from the road when it's raining." While her dream is to live in that picturesque setting, the nightmare is the reality she must face every day ... that it's so close, yet so far.
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MICKEY 12 Hair Design Meet Salon Owner Michelle Willsteed MICHELLE WILLSTEED is no newcomer to the hairdressing industry. She started her career at 15 in Auckland, New Zealand. After completing her training she moved to Sydney where she worked for two years improving her styling and techniques. Michelle moved to Rockhampton in 1980 and worked for two major salons before buying her own salon in 1982. She started with one apprentice and built up the salon to a very successful business over a five-year period. To ensure her clients receieved the best of attention and service, and the latest techniques, Michelle attended various schools in Sydney and Brisbane where she kept abreast with the many changes in the industry. Michelle believes it is very important to keep up training throughout a hairdressing career ... "one never stops learning," she said. Michelle has employed local staff in her latest venture, Mickey Q Hair Design at 50 James Street, Yeppoon. Cassandra Bean, who is well versed with the industry, is one staff member. "Cassandra can assist you in your choice of style, colour, and every need for your hair," Michelle said. "Mickey Q Hair Design is a new age in hairdressing. The Salon gives a feeling of Space and Freedom to make your visit comfortable and pleasant. "We believe in professionalism and a very high standard of work. "We use and recommend only the best Schwarzkopf Products, giving all clients the best quality products and service they deserve." Michelle said she and her staff like to take extra time with every client so they can discuss I their individual needs. "Everyone is different and everyone has I different needs. We want our clients to discuss their requirements as far as style suitability and colour choice," Michelle said. I ...„,016"We discuss how to maintain your hair at home between Salon visits because we are well aware that home hair care has become such an important part of quality hairdressing." Michelle said she had given a lot of thought II to the design of Mickey Q Hair Design so N that clients would appreciate the time they spent there. I "It's striking in layout and design and I I feel it is especially suitable for our Coastal, tropical climate," she said. "This is all part of making clients feel I comfortable ... we want them to enjoy visiting our Salon." Part of the facilities provided for cli entsWINg im mi includ es a constant stream of co ffee or tea, or wine if preferred.
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'I am standing independent of Groups and Political Parties as I have in Local Government since 1967.' CR JIM TURNER DEAR ELECTORS, Let us celebrate 1988 and make Council work together with the Community. I have categorically said that I am a strong supporter of Open Council. By this, Council would still deal with certain business in Committee as some matters are personal and confidential and the initial stages, however all Committee reports will be made Public and available to the Press. Reportswill contain the precis of the letter written into Council, with the Committee's recommendation. This report, at a general meeting, will be perused page by page with all Councillors having the right to discuss further the recommendation, and object to same if so desired in front of the Press. My system is a completly different system than the one which someone moves the recommendation, it is seconded, and carried by the majority. This system is referred to the "numbers game" and is not open Council. Is this the system my opponent is using, and then putting to the constituents these words, "Don't you think Council is working better". Let me say here and now, my opponent has been a Councillor of Livingstone Shire for a few years, why has he not used his influence as a Councillor or a prospective Leader to have the Livingstone Shire Council work better long ago. A Chairman has only one extra Vote, a very little majority. I urge the Electors to take this into account when choosing your Chairman in the forthcoming Elections. Why take the risk of allowing your Council to continue with its problems. Your sitting Chairman has been part of the "Livingstone Shire Circus" and should not be allowed to get off the hook. To further emphasise the point in my approach to sitting Councillors, I have already been promised the support of the majority of them when I am elected. May I reiterate my Policy — Open Council in the real term. By Open Council you solve 90 per cent of your problems. The people out there in the Community have the right to know what is going on. If you elect me you will have that right. Let us make 1988 a new direction for your Council and give me your support in the Ballot Box. My 21 years in Council, 18 years as Chairman, with large scale development, a proven achiever, with an excellent track record, will assist Livingstone to get back on the rails.
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*ABOVE: Coast-based Bad Habits will appear at the Country and Western Spectacular.
C&W music day for racecourse THE 1988 Country Music Spectacular to be held at Tyrer Park Racecourse, Yeppoon, should prove to be the best country music show staged in Central Queensland. With El Paso and Bad Habits as the two backing bands, guest artists include Rhonda Tomkins, Noel Davis, Chris Dolan, Kim Linerman, Margaret Ward, Maria Wilkinson and Lindy Lou. This year's special guest artist is Jimmy Little. Jimmy needs no introduction to audiences throughout Australian towns and cities. Jimmy has a string of top recordings to his credit including hits: "Royal Telephone" and "Baby Blue". He has appeared on every major concert stage and TV variety show. With festival records, Jimmy Little has 27 LPs and 50 singles to his credit. His latest single "Beautiful Women", is now receiving airplay on commercial radio. Whether it is singing, playing guitar or just saying "Hello" Jimmy Little always assures audiences of two things ... a packed house and top class performance from this truly great Australian artist. The country music spectular will start at 6pm Saturday, January 9, (today) and continue nonstop until midnight. Admission will be S7 adults and $3.50 children and pensioners. A licensed booth and hamburger stall will be operating on the grounds. There is also two great prizes to be won by some lucky person. A three day/two night holiday for four people, two adults and two children at the "Don Pancho" Resort, Bargara, will be drawn as an attendence prize and a trip for two aboard the Capricorn Reefseeker is the special prize for pre-sold tickets only.
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THE following are extracts taken from the Capricorn Coast Mirror, Morning Bulletin and other named sources relating to Livingstone Shire Council matters during the past three years. The writer considers the extracts to be in the public interest and no comments have been added to them. On following conventions. (Re: appointment of chairman). Cr Cresta said, that speaking for himself, convention .should be followed, and the runner up in last year's election for chairman was John Bowen.
(Miner, April 5, 1986) When asked whether the same thing would apply if a councillor resigned, Cr Cresta said "Yes. If a division two councillor resigned, John Dowie is next in line, and would fill the position," Cr Cresta said.
(Mirror, April 5, 1986) *ABOVE: Jimmy Little will be performing at the Country and Western Spectacular today (Saturday) at Tyrer Park. These are available at Kev Geany's Real Estate, K-Mart and Bennetts Menwear, Savemore Centre, Yeppoon. The venue at Yeppoon is a glass-free area and no Eskys will be permitted on the grounds.
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to rally around the family by putting on a Hungi at the Pine Beach this Sunday. Admission is S6, which includes the hungi, and all proceeds will go to the appeal. Pine Beach Hotel Licensee manager Steve Anderson has booked a number of club members since he took over more than two years ago and the club approached him to provide the venue. The club is hoping for a solid turnout because the more raised, the more that can be done for the family. A big roll-up is expected because many club members will be on the Coast after attending the Country and Western Spectacular at Tyrer Park Racecourse today (Saturday).
The six remaining councillors (Crs Bowen, Cue, Cresta, Giorgi, McDonald and Cogill) voted for Mrs Hooper's am pointment.
(Mirror, Nov 15, 1986) On the dismissal of an engineer. Livingstone Shire Council has suspended its shire engineer Tony Rowe and asked him to show cause why he should not be sacked. The decision apparently was made at a secret committee meeting late on Tuesday ... the Mirror understands the councillors who voted in favour of the suspension were Mario Cresta, Brian Dorey, Ann Giorgi, Duncan McDonald, Jim Andersen, Geoff Cue and Ellen Cogill.
(Minor; June 22, 1985) Local government Minister Russ Hinze this week announced that a report in the enquiry "clearly shows that Mr Rowe is not guilty of a misconduct or neglect in relation to any of the complaints raised against him".
(Minot; Sept 28, 1985) On the cost to us of that dismissal -$272,414 (Re: committee of enquiry expenses) — The council has already expended sums aggregating 573,761, and suffered productivity losses estimated at $48,376.
(Shire clerk, council conrspondence, Oct26, 1987) Payment (to A Rowe) for compensation in lieu of reinstatement ... gross amount $150,277.66.
(Shire clerk, council conrspondence, Sept, 8, 1986)
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Y'all come along now, y'heah! A STRING of Country and Western asrtists and bands will provide non-stop entertainment at the Pine Beach Hotel on Sunday to raise money for a fellow C & W Club member. Bad Habits, B J and the Bandits, Sharon Mann and Highway, and Gail Steele, plus a number of other artists, will host a fund-raising afternoon at the hotel. Country and Western Club member Gloria Benson (and a well known Rockhampton and Central Queensland darts player) lost her home and all her possessions in a recent fire. Her Rockhampton home was gutted forcing her, and her parents, to look for other accommodation. Country and Western Club members decided
BUSKERS, musicians, crafts and items with a bush flavour will be featured at the 200th Anniversary People's Day on Australia Day in Beaman Park. The Livingstone Shire Bicentennial Celebrations in Beaman Park will start at 2.30pm on Australia Day, Tuesday January 26. A giant cake will be cut, new Australians will become citizens, Australia Day awards will be presented and a time capsule will be sunk. "The whole day will have a colonial flavour. We want everyone to dress in period clothing so that the birthday will be colourful and one to remember," LSBC chairman Cr Brian Dorey said. "We are looking for buskers, musicians and bush items to help make the day memorable." If anyone is interested in taking part, contact Brian at 39 1917 or 39 1366. "We will be having stalls for crafts and bush and colonial displays. They will be free to people who are dressed in colonial or that period clothing. No commercial stalls will be allowed." Contact Marie Bayliss 391330, Jan Collins 39 2242 or Alma Jones 39 3380 if you would like to display your craft work ... but you must be dressed to suit the day's celebrations.
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"Down the drain" with ratepayers $272,414 He (Cr Hartwig) predicted that when the ratepayers saw how much it would cost to Super Charge batteries in stock • remove the engineer "they would turn on Call us anytime — We'll get you started the councillors. That council can never function ... there's too much nit-picking," 139 3,198 39 4027 a/h 1 Mr Hartwig said. "The people already have ilMallall1111111111•1111% enough trouble paying their rates, and this mob is whittling away at the ratepayers money and throwing it down the drain." .
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On Cresta's future Cr Mario Cresta said this week he would not be resigning from the council following release of a report exonerating shire engineer Tony Rowe. Cr Cresta moved the motion which led to an enquiry being conducted into allegations made about Mr Rowe.
(Minor; Sept 28, 1985) Authorised: J Chapman, Maida Street, Yeppoon
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* ABOVE: Rain didn't deter New Year revellers at Keppel Sands' Royal Hotel. Pictured are Gwen McIntyre, Jim Prosser, June Phillips, Diane and Wayne Hoffman and Jeffeiy Gopher-Hannan.
Choral Society set for a big year THE bicentenary year will be a busy one for the Yeppoon Choral Society. Members will be rehearsing on January 19 and 21 for a performance of traditional bush songs as part of the Australia Day celebrations in Beaman Park on January 26. The rehearsals will be in Yeppoon Town Hall and start at 7.30pm. If anyone would like to join the society they would be welcome to go along to the rehearsals. The annual general meeting will be held on January 28 in Yeppoon Town Hall at 7.30pm. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, February 2 for the society's major 1988 production ... Orpheus in the Underworld on May 28, June 2 and June 4. The show was chosen because of popularity when it was first presented in 1977. It still holds
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the record for attendances during the society's 22 year history. There are eight male and six female roles and a great deal of melodious choruswork in the the typical earthy Offenbach style. Orpheus is a rollicking send-up of the traditional Greek myths with all the gods and godesses reduced to the common denominator of basic human urges. The society is looking for people interested in stagework or singing. Further information can be obtained from Peter Green 39 2105.
In the cool, cool, cool of the evening SWIMMING in the cool of the evening is available to all Coast residents and visitors. Olympic Pool lessee David Milburn has been keeping the pool open until 8.30 every night so that patrons can take advantage of a swim and some relaxation after work. "We open the pool from 6am seven days a week and decided that some people might enjoy a swim to cool down after a day's work," Mr Milburn said. There are full kiosk facilities, swimwear on sale and all the usual swimming accessories. "The charge is 60 cents for children and adults' entry fee is one dollar and you can stay all day."
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COOEE CORNER Fast Food * Chickens * Bait * Fish 'n' Chips *
7 days — 7am to 8pm Phone orders to 39 1033
,•? ROYAL HOTEL
Shop 4, 26 James Street, Yeppoon
(Third block from beach)
Extends a welcome to all ststtors for It friendly-drink XXXX and Carlton on tap'
(Eat in or take-away) Phone orders to... 39 4422 Tuesdays open 4.30pm
.J *ABOVE: This photo was taken right on midnight at the Pine Beach Hotel and Joy McLane, Daniel Thomas and Alana McLane showed some of the night's spirit.
For Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner Enjoy a break with your friends
* Snacks * Hot & Cold Drinks * * Sandwiches * Desserts * * Morning & Afternoon Teas * * Special Menus for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner *
days a week, 7am - 91:rm in the Air-Conditioned Savemore Centre
Louise's Coffee Lounge
Tke lutiglifestMite ballot Ike Cat*
t Cheap Healthy Chinese Food
FEED a Family of Fourfrom $15
and get a FREE 1-litre soft drink (starts January 2, Takeaway only)
Relive the post at —
Hong Kong Cafe, BYO Restaurant & Takeaway
la00 Emu Park Road
OPEN every day at SANDS ARCADE Yeppoon
HISTORICAL VILLAGE --411Mlr--0 Attic Gallery has work on display and yob can see local craft people in residence ... potter, artist, ceramic artist, brass rubbing and musician.
Walk down memory lane when you visit our historical homes and churches.
Morning and afternoon home-made teas are available, but you are welcome to enjoy lunch under the trees at our picnic tables. Weddings, conventions and 'special' occasions are welcome. Group bookings are available. Tours are on every Monday and Thursday at 9.30am and 1.30pm.
The Best Way to enjoy Meat!' *ABOVE: Tommy Dpvis kept patrons at the Pacific Hotel's New Year's Eve function toe-tapping with his music.
Inquiries: Mrs J Ward, 39 6466 and 28 1560
Super-fast AQUAJET and Magnificent New VICTORY Ass -0.
Charcoal Grill BYO
EAT IN or TAKE-AWA Phone
Great Keppel Island Tourist Services' ViCTORY & AQUAJET offer Courtesy CoaCh service on the Coast. Visit Great Keppel Island & the Underwater,Observatory.
- Information and bookings: 39 3144; 27 2948 a/h •■ ■ ■
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* LICENSED BOOTH * *HOT DOGS * * HAMBURGERS *
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Adults $7.00; Tickets available from: • ■ Geen e y ■ Pensioners, s Baveenmnoe rt tse ; Menswear, Key Children $3.50 Real Estate,K-Mart ■ Pre-Sold Tickets eligible for draw in • Trip for 2 on Capricorn Reefseeker to the Great Barrier Reef.
• Attendance Prize: 3 Days & 2 Nights • at Don Pancho, Bargara :
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* ABOVE: Julie Toon and Byfield George are pictured dancing at the Club Hotel where their party saw in the New Year.
Finest Cuisine Restaurant Bookings
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Open 7 days a week - 9.30am to 5.30pm
*Ph. orders 39 1397 *Meals, snacks *Juices, vitamins *Health foods 40 JAMES ST, YEPPOOON. 39 1397
* ABOVE: Relaxing at The Strand on New Year's Eve were Ross and Ann Dickson, Luke and Joan and Terry Noud.
Home Deliveries 7 Days 336680 Noon - 8pm 336680 * * * * MENU * * * * *
Letters to the editor held over DUE to unexpected advertising arriving late on Wednesday afternoon, 11 letters to the editor have been left over for publication next week. Would all advertisers and contributors please contact us early in the week to avoid lastminute rushes. We do not like to disappoint either advertisers or contributors ... but it is impossible to increase the size of the ,gaper on publication day to accommodate everyone.
PIZZA MEALS Regular
Waterfront holiday units Cooee Bay, Yeppoon (lust over Ross Creek)
Own private beach (079 39 1421 BEACHFRONT SELF-CONTAINED UNITS
ANZAC PARADE YEPPOON
Daily, weekly or monthly tariffs PHONE (079) 39 1594
Enjoy Island Views from every unit a , the
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SUPREME 0 7.50 9.50 SPECIAL 0 7.50 9.50 MARINARA 0 7.95 10.00 HAWAIIAN 0 6.50 8.50 PEPPERONI 0 6.50 8.50 VEGETARIAN 0 6.50 8.50 GARLIC BREAD 51.00
Where to stay on the Coast
SHELLS FOR SALE Admission adults $1.50A children 50c Hill St, Yeppoon - 392386, 39 1313a/h
* ABOVE: Kalina Sheard enjoyed the music, food and surroundings with 171any others at La Bamba on New Year's Eve.
Ham, Fish, Baconburgers 2.10 Steakburger 1.60 Toasted Sandwiches Steak Sandwich (Toasted) 2.00 Battered, Crumbed Fish 1.30 .80 Minimum Chips 1.90 Beef, Lamb Rolls 1.90 Pork, Chicken Rolls 2.00 Chicken Nugget Pack
0 Curried Prawns & Rice 0 Curried Chicken & Rice ❑ BBQ Spare Ribs & Rice 0 1/4 Chicken, Chips & Gravy 0 Sweet & Sour Chicken 0 Sweet & Sour Fish 0 Roast Pork & Apple Sauce 0 Roast Lamb & Mint Sauce 1:1 Roast Beef & Gravy 0 Roast Chicken & Gravy 0 Fisherman's Basket 0 Hot Chickens 0 Cold Chickens
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Soft Drinks, Ice Cream. Groceries, Cigarettes,
LAMMERMOOR SERVO, Scenic H'way •
Three of the Bestl Saturday Night
DISCO DISCO DISCO by Billy the Mountain
8 'till LATE
8 'till LATE DANCE with Sharon Mann & Highway
The Pine Beach Hotel-Motel for • Bottle Shop Specials • Meals every day • Budget Accommodation a
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Sunday Arvo JANUARY 10
Country & Western CHARITY DAY FOR
Gloria Benson Admission $6 includes HUNG) starts at Noon
Guest Bands .E3J & the Bandits • Bad Habits .Sharon Mann & Highway • •Gail Steele • Many Many More
Pine Beach Hotel
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Tanby Roses Florist and Chocolate Shop See Keith and Janice Hendy for flowers for all occasions
Cnr James and Mary Streets... your Interflora Agent in the centre of town!
WOULD you like to display your crafts free at the Australia Day celebrations in Beaman Park on Tuesday, January 26 ... the real day for a change, and no there isn't a holiday on the Monday? If you are prepared to dress in colonial style, then you would be welcome. No commercial enterprises will be allowed. Contact Marie Bayliss 39 1330, Jan Collins 39 2242 or Alma Jones 39 3380 ... they are organising the local craft section to help with heavy load the bicentennial committee is carrying. *** THE Australia Day organisers are also looking for buskers, musicians and bush items for the festivities. Contact Cr Brian Dorey, 39 1917 or 391366. Colonial or period clothing only can be worn.
(Special Holiday Exhibition)
Paint Pot Gallery Hill Street, Yeppoon
Pottery Paintings Woodwork * China Painting
(just up front COUC0171's Shell Mitseum)
Open daily 9.30am to 4.30pm
For all your * Land * Houses * Units * * Commercial * Rural * REAL ESTATE NEEDS
* INSURANCE *FINANCE 39 3788 39 1392 a/h
Calypso Boutique SPECIAL
for all your Shells & Coral Products * TV Lamps & Jewellery * * Medal Mounting * * GIFTS & SOUVENIRS * PHONE 39 3722
: 20% off Latest Summer Fashions 39 2311
Big Range of
Sizes 10 to 22, some size 24
For Better Day & After 5 Wear
* Sunglasses * Hats * Thongs *
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For all Fashion Clothing... Drapery and Haberdashery as well as CHILDREN'S WEAR
LAST MONTH 1' CALL
IN AND LIST WITH US
Brian Hooper REAL ESTATE
39 1179 See Fay or her staff for friendly service2
Yeppoon's Leading 39 3841 Real Estate Agent
Your One-Stop Dressmaking Shop
1 Normanby St, Yeppoon 39 3876
HANSEN'S CARPET & CURTAINS
In the Bayl,iew Tower complex
Open 9am to 5pm, Mon - Sat
Next door to TAB 39 3934
Shirley See Burton at
OF YEPPOON '
A street stall will be held on Wednesday, January 13 from 8.30am in front of Findlay's Betta store by the Blue Nurses auxiliary. The organisers are looking for cakes, plants, produce and anything else you can think of. Just drop the items off at the stall ... everything gratefully received. *** THE first Bat Cleft tour is on today, Saturday, and naturalist and author Vincent Serventy will be in the party.
LISTINGS WANTED URGENTLY for Yeppoon, Emu Park & all surrounding areas
Yeppoon Shells & Gifts
For all Occasions
YEPPOON Choral Society will have its annual general meeting on Thursday, January 28 at 7.30pm in the Yeppoon Town Hall. All old, new and hopeful members are welcome.
For a day to remember join the Golden Phoenix Adults $35 Children $15 Family $85
Ferry $12 return
Enquiries Rainbow Video - 39 1154
* CARPETS * * CURTAINS * * VINYLS *
FREE See us for your Curtain Measure Accessories & Quote
NORMANBY STREET, YEPPOON - 39 3838
* ABOVE: Tony and Marie Weekers celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary on Sautrday. Mr Serventy is World Wildlife Fund vice president, Wildlife Preservation Society of Australia president, holder of the Australian Natural History medallion and a member of the Order of Australia. You can experience one of Queensland's wonders by joining one of the tours to Mt Etna to see the emergence flight of thousands of Little Bent-wing Bats from Bat Cleft. Book now for trips starting from Yeppoon at 5pm on Saturdays ... today, then January 16, 2.3 and 30 and also February 6. Other days are by arrangement only. The tours are oranised by the Wildlife Preservation Society's Capricorn Branch. Contact Molly Crawford, 39 6790 or Rosemary, 39 3735. *** A CENT sale will be on in the Emu Park CWA Hall on Wednesday, January 13 at 9.30am for the Don Ireland Swimming Complex. *** MICHAEL Barry was born on New Year's Day ... the shire's first 1988 baby. His parents are Brenda and Ray Barry and he has two sisters Clare (4) and Ellen (20 months) and a brother Damien (6). Michael is a true-blue Aussie because his mother says he was conceived on the west coast of Australia and born on the east coast.
Mangoes are falling on our heads MANGOES are everyone at the moment ... they are showering down around the Mirror office from our own tree and, unfortunately, we don't have time to eat them. Anyone who would like to eat them is welcome to pick whatever they need. We have been assured that our particular variety are quite juicy and very tasty! While on the subject, I like the way Coast children are getting involved in our free enterprise society ... signs advertising mangoes for sale are everywhere. But the most enterprising, at least that I have seen, has to be the three children operating in Braithwaite Street, Yeppoon, on Wednesday who stood near the kerb holding up signs to passing motorists advising them they had mangoes for sale. That's what small business is all about ... getting the message across and getting sales!
(Beauty Therapist . at Kristin's Hair Design and Beauty Spot Facials * Waxing Tinting \\„Manicure * Pedicure}
Savemore Centre, Yeppoon 39 2443
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Assemblies of God Phone 39 6254 or 39 6593 SUNDAY SERVICES 10am, Yeppoon CWA Hall 630pm, Emu Park CWA Hall Do all ways lead to God? Answer: Acts 4:12; John 14:6
A. J. Ralston and Associates LTD CO PTO M ET R I STS) and
Contact Lens Practitioners
Shop 30, Savemore Centre Phone ... 39 3649
m Workshop BEAMAN PARK (Saturday, January 1 loam to noon Paint * Paper * Clay supplied
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* ABOVE: Paul Foreman and Laurelie McDonald danced the old year away at the Railway Hotel.
DON'T forget the special meeting in Emu Park's CWA Hall on Monday, January 11 at 7pm to form a youth group that will be run by the district's teenagers wuth some adult supervision. Two Queensland Recreational Council officers will be present to explain how school holidays can be arranged to be more enjoyable. Organisers are looking for the teenagers as well their parents to attend the meeting. If you want to know more, contact Yvonne Protheroe, 39 6930. *** JULIE'S Jazzers will be having a display in the Rockhampton Mall on Tuesday, January 12 and Thursday, January 14. All `Jazzers' please contact Julie 39 2489 or 39 3950. *** ELEANOR Mallinson of 3 Eros Street has lost a small bunch of keys near the Yeppoon Commonwealth Bank. It is identifiable by the Keppel Bay Sailing Club tag. She is offering a reward, 39 3175. *** ISLAND View Caravan Park at Kinka Beach was the spot chosen by Simon Townsend for a few days holiday over Christmas ... he must have seen what a lovely place the Capricorn Coast is from the publicity generated by his own programme. .76* THE next handicraft meeting is on February 19, 1988 at 10am in the CWA rooms. *** VISIT an outdoor art exhibition in Beaman Park on Saturday, January 16. The exhibition is being held in conjunction with a children's workshop between 10am and noon organised by the Capricorn Coast Society of Arts. All materialswill be supplied for the children and the charge is $1.50 per child. *** HOW about going to a family dance? The Coowonga Bush Fire Brigade is holding a dance in the Savoy Theatre (beautiful floor) at Keppel Sands on Saturday, January 23 ... lots of fun, music and a real family night. Admission is $3 for adults and Si for children and includes a light supper and lucky door. The dance is licensed and there will be a raffle, lucky spot and monte carlo. Len Timms is providing the music. All funds will be used by the fire brigade to buy necessary equipment and the group will be helped on the night by the Keppel Sands Bush Fire Brigade.
Still the best pie on the Coast ... with the most of everything!!
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FAMILY TOILET ISSUE
rfOILET IS UE ....
6 ROLLS EACH 500 SHEETS Hcm
can be bought at t ese popular outlets... • Morgan's Bakeries, Savemore Centre and McBean Street
Petal Toilet Rolls
Morgan PIE Savemore Centre and McBean St, Yeppoon 39 1941
6 ROLLS EACH 500 SHEETS Ilcm x •cm
Regent Snack Bar 0 Beachside Store 0 Cooee. Corner Store Bernie's Hot Bread Shop, Emu Park 0 Zilzie Store 0 Cooee Bay Store
On sale until Saturday 16th January, while stocks last. Limit rights reserved. YOU'LL LOVE THE DISCOUNTS AT
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prICOrn Coast Mirror Classifieds - 39 424e PUBLIC NOTICES
PUBLIC NOTICES TYPESET, composed and published by Capricorn Coast Mirror (John and Suzy Watson), 2 Orchid Street, Kinka Beach, 4703. Printed by the Gympie Times, 197 Mary Street, Gympie. The Capricorn Coast Mirror is registered for transmission by post by Australia Post, publication number QAC3843, Category A. Our postal address is Capricorn Coast Mirror, PO Box 769, Yeppoon, 4703, and our office is located on the corner of Adelaide Park Road and Cliff Street, Yeppoon. Phone the Mirror on (079) 39 4244. We are open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. The deadline for all editorial and advertising copy is noon on Wednesday. Engagement, pre-engagement, marriage and birth notices must be signed and witnessed by a Justice of the Peace, Minister of Religion or a member of the medical profession. ERRORS AND OMISSIONS While every care is taken with all Display and Classified advertisements, The Capricorn Coast Mirror cannot be held responsible for errors or their effect. If brought to our attention on the FIRST day of publication prior to our deadline, adjustments may be made, but only for the space occupied by the error. Positioning of Classified Advertisements cannot be guaranteed. The Capricorn Coast Mirror reserves the right to alter, abbreviate, omit or re-classify advertisements for any reason. Responsibility not accepted for wrong classification.
PUBLIC NOTICES YEPPOON Senior Citizens Benevolent Housing Society Christmas raffle of a doll's bassinet was won by Beth Cherrett of Yeppoon. Thanks to all who supported the raffle.
Youth Choir '88 Informal meeting, Sunday, January 10 Don Knowles' home, 19 Birdwood Avenue, Yeppoon between 2pm and 4pm Come early --- come late Ask questions, make suggestions, meet the people
THE MARTIAL ARTS OF THE '80S
CHEAH Qo RAG TAE KWON DO ,4W-i, DOJANGS 4‘"
QCWA Sunset Lodge Hostel Care for one, frail aged permanent male resident
Phone 39 6484 Yeppoon Little Theatre ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Tuesday, Feb 2, 8pm Masonic Hall, Queen Street, Yeppoon
New members welcome I will
be contesting Division 1 of the Livingstone Shire Council, at the election in March, 1988, as an independent of Political Parties or groups. I have many years of experience in Local Government.
Redman St, Emu Park
ELGAS agent is...
Chicken Capri Seafoods, Whitman Street, Yeppoon
WHAT IS TAE KWON-DO? Tae Kwon-Do, the Korean art of self-defence, had its inception over 1300 years ago during the turbulent Silla Dynasty. Since then, TKD has become the most practised martial art in the world. Perhaps the reason for its popularity is its unique style, combining dynamic explosive kicks that are the same time, graceful and aesthetic with practical linear hand techniques. Perhaps it's because of its intense, unyielding mental discipline, and the wisdom within its philosophy. Whatever the reason, TKD has proven to be one of the most effective of the martial arts. Now this ancient art has been adopted by Australians and hurled into a new dimenSion of efficiency and practicality. Cheah TKD Academy has evolved an effective fighting system tailored for today's needs, while retaining the high philosophical and moral values of traditional TAE KWON-Do.
Classes start Monday, January 11, Cooee Bay Hall (Near Pool) Mon & Wed 6pm -- All Beginners Welcome for Self-Defence Classes Further Information: Rod Allwood, 2nd Dan, (079) 33 6669 Centres also at Rockhampton, Blackwater, Clermont, Tieri & Mackay DOCTOR Jonathon E Davies has commenced medical practice on the corner of Hill and Queen Streets, Yeppoon. Surgery times: 9am to 5pm, Mon to Fri; 9am to noon, Sat. Phone 39 3041 office and after hours. CHILDBIRTH classes, books and vide os. Contact New and Pregnant Parents' Suppo rt 39 4523. AA meets at Sacred Heart School, 8pm, every Friday. For further information, 39 3924 or 39 1320. EMU PARK Living Word Centre..."Your local church and family fellowship" meeting, 10am every Sunday, Emu Park CWA Hall for worship and comFnunion. Inquiries: phone 39 6014. Pastors Eric and Kath Davies. ADULT reading, writing and spelling classes. Free tuition. Phone Brenda Barry, 39 4304. ALCOHOL and Drug Information Service. 008-177833. 7-days-a-week. 24-hours-a-day SCANELEC Core Balance Earth Leakage circuit breakers ... supplied and installed. Contact Peter Crawford, Yeppoon Electrical Service, 59 Tanby Road. Phone 39 3835. VIETNAM Veterans from all services. We-have now formed a Vietnam Veterans Legion in your area. For further information, phone 39 3722 or 39 3851. REMINDER to Julie's Jazzers that there is a display in the Mall in Rockhampton on Tuesday, January 12 and Thursday, January 14. Contact Julie, 39 2489 or 39 3950.
Uniting Church. Sunday services. Yeppoon, James Street, 10am. Third Saturday in month, 5.30pm. Emu Park, Archer Street, 7.45am. Evening Worship, first Sunday in month, 630pm. Keppel Sands, third Sunday in month. 530prri. Rev Nyree Svenson, 39 1364 Bean Parish of Keppel All undays from December 27,1987 to January 31, 1988: lam, Eucharist, Christ Church, Emu Park. 8.30arn, Sung Eucharist, James Street, Yeppoon. Emu Park Living Word Centre Sunday services. 10am, Emu Park CWA Hall. 6.30pm, 6 Emu Street, Emu Park. Capricorn Coast Catholic Parish Weekend Mass times for ChristmasNew Year holidays: Sacred Heart. Arthur Street, Yeppoon, Saturday 6pm and Sunday 9am;. Mary Immaculate, ArcherStreet, Emu Park, Sunday, 7arri. Wesleyan Methodist Church Sunday seivices, 9.30am and 6.30pm. Rev G Hudson. 39 2273. Assembly of God Sunday services. 10am, Yeppoon CWA Hall and 6.30pm fortnightly Emu Park CWA Hall, 6 30pm fortnightly. Pastor Ernie Peters, 39 6254. Baptist Church Sunday services: 10am. and 7pm. Braithwaite Street, Yeppoon. This advertisement is sponsored by the Capricorn Coast Minor Any elm/rites desiring to he included or wish to change tinges, please phone 39 4244 and ask for Sandra Mackie.
Burton's Parcel Delivery IS BEST!! Yeppoon/Rockhampton, twice daily Yeppoon/Emu Park, 1pm every day
39 2212 I HAVE now resumed full-time dental practice at my former location in Arthur Street, next to Marie Brown Real Estate. My surgery number remains 39 3473 and after hours, 39 7578. Amf Setu Dental Surgeon EMU Park Kindergarten wishes to advise the position of part-tiome director has been filled.
Hempenstall, Noyes & Associates * Public Accountants (C.P.A.) * Taxation Consultants 24 Anzac Parade, Yeppoon 39 3740
FOR HIRE HORSES for hire. Escorted trail rides. Book in...34 4174. DINGHYS for hire, Coorooman Creek, $6 per day. Phone 34 4174. HANDI Hire Trailers - Cooee Bay Marine cnr Tanby Road and McBean Street, Yeppoon. 39 1675.
YAMAHA organ, 2 keyboard. Excellent condition. Best offers. 39 1589. POT-PLANT sellout. All stock must go. $1 each. Proceeds to Mary Immaculate Church. 49 Golding Street, Emu Park. 20' DANCER trailer sailer with transom extension, multi-roller trailer, main sail, number one Genoa, number two Genoa, spinnaker, boom, 15hp Evinrude auxiliary, all safety equipment. All in excellent condition. $12,000 ONO. Phone 39 3402. REFRIGERATED air-conditioner, Lemair 1800w, as new. $250. Phone 39 4082.
New Image Ultra Diet II ...has come to town Your new distributor for Yeppoon is Ross Mclndoe - 33 6561 Lose excess weight at the rate you desire I have shed 181b or nearly 8 kilos in 8 days. Contact me now for further information ROSS McINDOE STATUE BAY, YEPPOON
THANKS NOTICES MRS WESTACOTT wishes to thank St Vincent de Paul for the Christmas gift.
BINGO 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. B20760. SATURDAY: 7.30pm, Yeppoon Town Hall. 5 jackpots totalling $1000. Best chance $100 in 60 calls. Olympic Pool Appek Promoter: Brian Dorey. Permit No. B20695. MONDAY: 1.30pm, Yeppoon CWA Hall, Senior Citizens' Benevolent Housing Society. No 8142.
WANTED KNOWN SALON 24. Waxing, facials and make-ups. Phone 39 2198. YVETTE'S Restaurant, Pacific Heights, Yeppoon. Open Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday lunch. Bookings, 39 3499.
WANTED TO BUY OLD china, bric-a-brac and jewellery ... The Shed Antiques now at Savemore Centre. Phone 39 4532 or 39 3442.
Coast and Rural areas * $2/item per day *
WEEKEND work for carpenter/painter. Any renovation work. Phone Fred, 39 3140, leave message. LAWN-MOWING, yard work, odd jobs, house cleaning. Phone 39 2460. DRESSMAKING (by pattern). Gail Matthews: Phone.39 3316. LAWN-MOWING, yard work, odd jobs, hbUse cleaning. Phone 39 2460. CARPENTER available: Renovations and repair work at reasonable rates. Ph 39 4587. FOR carpentry work, contact Don Huttley, 15 Bartlem Street, 39 1502. HIRE a student. Mowing, gardening and cleaning. Phone 39 3935. •
LAWNS mowed, grass removed, odd jobs by young and reliable person. Phone 33 6732.
Yeppoon TRESTLE HIRE Service
FOR SALE STOVE elements, drip trays and chrome rings ... sales and service. Yeppoon Electrical Service. 39 3835. LAMBSKINS, cookbooks, mehtais, lambskin toys ... all from Nursing Mothers. Phone Judy, 33 6831. KEEP slim - enjoy soft yoghurt ice-cream fruit shakes...the freshest fruit and vegetables. Fresh Fruit & Veges, James Street. BEARINGS and seals - Cooee Bay Marine cnr Tanby Road and McBean Street, Yeppoon. 39 1675. ATTRACTIVE aluminium awnings and blinds - all types - free measure and quote. Phone Yeppoon Kitchens, 39 2419. ZENTAI Futon mattresses now available. Also Shintai bed frames, bedside tables, prayer stools, yoga mats, etc. Order now. Phone 39 6205. 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. CASTROL Oils - Cooee Bay Marine - cnr Tanby Road & McBean Sts, Yeppoon. 391675. 60'x20'x10' C section industrial shed. 1986 Bobcat 1835. Backhoe attachments, buckets. 1976 Toyota 7 tonne truck. Inquiries, 39 1725 after 6pm. FOUR-MAN Avon Redcrest rubber boat with 3.5hp Mariner outboard. $1400. 195 welding machine with traveller and roll .9mm wire. $1600. Phone 39 3402. LARGE wall unit display cabinet with rear amber glass panels, as new. $280. Phone 39 1007. VERTICAL-horizontal metal bandsaw, $250. 14" power hacksaw, $350. 3-way portable fridge-freezer, $350. New 150lb cross-bow with footclaw, quiver, telescopic sights and carry case, $400. Phone 39 3402.
LAWN mowing wanted. Average yard approx $12. Satisfaction guaranteed. Please phone 39 7578. CARPENTER available. Renovations & repair work at reasonable rates. Sam Crow 39 3065.
MARINE SAILBOARDS, sandsailers, sails - sales, hire, repairs - cheapest prices. SandSailSurf, phone 39 7686.
HOLIDAY ACCOMM COOLWATERS Holiday Village, Capricorn Coast. s/c units, o/s vans, powered and tent sites. Phone 39 6102.
LOST AND FOUND LOST: vicinity Yeppoon Commonwealth Bank Wednesday, small bunch of assorted keys, KBSC tag, small reward. Return to Mirror office or Yeppoon office. LOST: Saturday, January 2. One large black plastic grass catcher, suit ride-on mower, Yeppoon-Seahorse Crescent. Contact 34 4474. Reward offered.
TRADEWORK TELEVISION. Video, Audio and Antenna repairs. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. STOVE and hot water repairs. Yeppoon Electrical Service. 39 3835. PLUMBING and drainage on the 4Coast - D 8 K J Harding, Lammermoor Beach. 33 6396. SLASHING done - Inquiries phone 39 1199 during daytime. SPRAY-TANK for noxious weeds available. Phone 39 1199. PLUMBER - Keith Chivers - 39 3518 Plumber - Keith Chivers - 39 3518. BUILDING, painting and plumbing. Free quotes. EC & VP Bailey, 39 2232 or 22 1687.
Capricorn Coast Mirror January 9, — January 15, 1988 — 13
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ALLOTMENTS LEVELLED & FILLED
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DEASY & DOOLAN REAL ESTATE PTY LTD 27 Pattison Street, Emu Park — 39 6411
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LAWN-MOWING. Edging. Garden Maintenance. Frank Richter. phone 39 2330. GOT a grotty roof covered in unsightly black moss? Call John on 39 4579, obligation-free quote and satisfaction guaranteed. FENCING: Terry McMullan. Phone 39 1140. VIDEO. TV and Audio repairs. Antenna supply and installation. Frank Richter. phone 392330. ELECTRICIAN: Finter's Electrical Service. based Emu Park. Ph Clive. 39 6552 or 28 2902. RUBBISH removed, trees lopped, furniture removal. For prompt free quotes, phone C & L Carriers. 39 7924. OFFICE equipment repairs. VJ Engineering 1 40 Knight Street. North Rockhamptipn Phone 28 7889 or 28 2119. CONCRETING, block-laying, retainer walls, driveways, patios, runways, etc. Free quotes. 39 1404 or 3.9 1745. PAINTING and Wallpapering. fre,.e- guotds Phone Vince Hannan. 39 1513. RETIRED carpenter, small jobs. insect screening, furniture repairs, wood turning. 39 6507. CONCRETE flcors placed and finished. Slashing, ripping & plough work. Ph 39 7588. SLASHER hire, anytime. Les and Lorraine Hof, Emu Park. 39 6016. LAWN-MOWING, yard work, odd jobs, house cleaning. Phone 39 2460.
14 — Capricorn Coast Mirror January 9 — January 15, 1988
MIRROR CLASSIFIEDS TRADEWORK REGISTERED builder, free quotes. House or extensions, concrete. D Schofield. Phone 39 3680. SLASHING — allotments, Emu Park, Kinka, Zilzie area from $25. Phone 39 6237.
TO LET YEPPOON 2 bedroom flat $70pw, bond. Phone 39 7595.
WANTED TO RENT UREGENTLY wanted, 3 bedroom house, Yeppoon area. Phone 39 3095.
MOTOR VEHICLES FALCON XD sedan automatic, a/c, 1 owner, log book, reg Nov '88. RWC. Very good condition. Phone 39 1393.
When planing your next outing come to Kanangra. Relax on Sunday with lunch under the Pergola overlooking the pool. Kanangra is a fully licensed family restaurant With group bookings catered for by arrangement, 7 days-a-week. The buffet-style menu is prepared by your hosts Hugh and _Liz Pi!bury. * Friday is family night $14ph * Saturday night, $16ph, there is I live entertainment * Sunday lunch is a carvery $12 ph Children under 14 are half-price and pre-schoolers, free Bookings are essential Kanangra Restaurant Tanby Road South, Yeppoon 39 7144
Louise's Coffee Lounge Somewhere New & Different to meet your Friends for
111 * ABOVE: Livingstone Shire chairman r ohn °wen' presented a certificate to bicentenery chairman Cr Brian Dorey at the celebrations on New Year's Day.
Breakfast, . Lunch & Dinner Open 7 days 7am to 9pm Savemore Centre, 39 2332
A,\T OA RAINBOW SUPER CINEMA Yeppoon $6; $5; $3.50
Family and Tour Group Concessions Thursday to Saturday, Jan 7 - 9, 7.10pm r
Thursday to Saturday, Jan 14 - 16, 7.10pm
*ABOVE: Arts society president Marie Bayliss cut the ribbon to mark the opening of the two murals in Yeppoon Town Hall's foyer on New Year's Day.
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* ABOVE: An ideal place to sit at the opening of the bicentennial celebrations on New Year's Day was right under the Australian flag.
k ) * ABOVE: Livingstone Shire's first bicentennial baby is Michael Barry born to Brenda and Ray Barry
NOT at the Police Station SUPERSIZE PHOTOS Happy New Year to all from Paul & Carol Dean 38 James St, Yeppoon 39 1533
* ABOVE: 9th Pie d Ambulance members led the procession at t te bicentennial celebrations in Beaman Park on New Year's Day.
62 nett wins at Ladies bowls Zilzie golf club ZILZIE Golf Club Thursday stroke winner was W Lennox with 62 nett. The December 26 Saturday stroke winner was member R Sheppard with 59 nett and associate winner was A Costello with 70 nett. The pinshot was won by D Webb. G Brimmell won the Sunday stableford scratch and associate winner was D Peers on countback from P Barker with +3. Last Thursday's nine hole stroke was played in wet conditions. Wally Lennox won with 42 nett and also the pinshot. Saturday stroke winner was Cec Saunders on countback from V Svendsen on 63 nett. Svendsen won the pinshot. Associate medal winner was J Atkinson with 71 nett. Sunday medal winner was B O'Neill with 59. Stableford winner was T Barker on 42 points on countback from T Pincott, K Miller, G Williams and J Kerlin. Cec Saunders won the pinshot. Associate winner was 0 Phillips with 34 points on countback from J Atkinson. Today, Saturday, there is a stableford and tomorrow a mixed aggregate stroke will be played for the K and R Svendsen trophies.
Yeppoon golf numbers down
THE Wednesday club was a few players short jon account of rain, but had a few visitors at Yeppoon Golf Club. Associate Stella Haskins won the stableford with 33 points, the first nine with 36 and a half, the second nine with 36 and a half and also the pinshot. Don Cooper and Tony Shields won the members' stableford with 41 points each. Followed by Mike Prior 39 and captain Jack Stratford with 39 points. I Atkinson won the first nine with 29, D Cooper 30, C Williams 31 and L Williams 31 and a half. E Shields won the second nine with 31, captain Jack 32 and a half and K Clements with 33. Pinshot was won by N Drillis and the proshot went to K Griffiths. On New Year's Day the associates played a stableford. Winner was Stella Haskins with 30 points, Hazel Fry was next with 28 points. Pinshots: N Montgomery, P Drillis and V Caseleyr who also won the proshot. Peter Foxwell won the members' stableford with 39 *points from Roy Montgomery on 38, with Len Lucas next with 36 points. Pinshots: L Lucas, W Oates. The proshot went to T Woodbridge. On Saturday the associates played a stroke with Theresa Clark winning on 68 nett. She was followed by Nancy Montgomery 75 and Joan Burrowes with 77 net. Members played the Monthly Medal in A, B and C grades. Ian Macaulay won the A grade with 81 gross, Tony Blain won B grade with 78 gross and Ken Brooks won C grade with 88 gross. The best net winner was Tony Blain with 64 nett. 0 McCurtayne with 65. Associates played a stableford on Sunday and the winner was May McGlashan with 35 points. Next best was Pam Drillis and Joan Burrowes both with 34 points. Pinshot winners were Colleen Schuster, Pam Drillis and Nicky Hunt won the proshot. Members also played a stableford. The winner was Doug Perrin with a good score of 47 points which cost him three strokes. Peter Moore was next with 44, Arthur Simpson 43, Godfrey Haskins 40, Adolf Schuster 40, Ossie McCurtayne 38, Vern Olive 37, Edgar Shields 37, Len Lucas 36, W Freeman 36, L Evans 36. Pinshots: W Freeman (2), V Olive and D Perrin who also won the proshot.
THE next meeting of Yeppoon Ladies Bowling Club is on January 8, at 1.30pm and the committee welcomes all new members. Green fees for full or half days are S2.50, including afternoon tea. Sandwich lunch is now Si, cup of tea included. Consistency singleswill be 150 up and the "Jack to the coin" rule applies. A change in the usual form of club fours and triples competitions for 1988 as these competitions will be played similar to trophy days... three rounds of 15 ends with a morning start and dates to be announced. "Please avail yourselves of a copy of the revised by-laws of the club," publicity officer Nancy Andrews said. Dates to remember: Patronesses Day, March 22; Foundation Day, April 19. President's Day is expected to be July 5, with the Charity day for the Heart Foundation on August 9. The club birthday is September 27, and the Trophy presentation day is set for November 22. Cent sales will be held on the last Tuesday of the month. Members are reminded that subscription are due and payable to the secretary.
EP ladies bowls EMU Park Ladies Bowls Club hopes everyone had a lovely Christmas and New Year break and is now ready to start back at bowls on Wednesday, January 13. Play starts at 1.30pm. Names are to be in by
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Capricorn Coast Mirror January 9, — January 15, 1988 — 15 1pm for mixed bowls and members are looking forward to seeing new and old faces at the game. Visitors are always welcome at the Emu Park club. There is a committee meeting at noon on Wednesday, January 13. A games director and two selectors are still needed.
Indoor baseball INDOOR baseball has come to the Capricorn Coast. The Skate and Indoor Cricket Centre has arranged a demonstration on Sunday, January 24 at 2pm for the Central Queensland area's first indoor baseball game. The centre's first season will start on February 1. Teams are made up of seven players and the games are played on courts of similar dimensions to those presently used for indoor cricket. The centre will be organising men's, women's and mixed baseball teams.
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YIBC off again YEPPOON Indoor Bowling Club will van its 1988 year on Wednesday, January 13 at 9.30am. The club's other starting days are Friday, January 15 at 7.30pm and Sunday, January 17 at 1.30pm. Games will then be played every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at the above times. 1 he club has its own playing rooms in Yeppoon Showgrounds next to Morris Street and new players and visitors are welcome.
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January 9 — January 15, 1988
Emu Park's athletic duo put in top performance ATHLETIC duo Bev and Barry Laundry put in some world class performances at the recent 1987 Drake International VII World Games in Melbourne. They later repeated top performances at the Australian Masters held in Tasmania. Mr and Mrs Laundry were the only Capricorn Coast representatives to travel to the games, which attracted 4810 athletes from around the world, and started on Saturday, November 28 and finishing, December 6. It was the first Veterans Games the Laundrys had entered and each entered the maximum number of events possible which was seven. Mrs Laundry was placed in the top 10 for three of her events, although, she didn't win a medal. Mrs Laundry was fourth in the 1500m and cross country 10km. She also came fifth in the marathon. Mrs Laundry repeated her performances in Tasmania but bettered times and position to win four silver and one gold medal. She was second in the 800m, 1500m, 10km road race and triathlon. Mrs Laundry won gold in the 3000m. Mr Laundry who nominated for seven events also was placed fourth in the shot put, discus and triathlon. Mrs Laundry said they would be still trying to recover from the Melbourne Games and wouldn't be in top form but after running in the Melbourne Games on the Sunday she ran the marathon in Tasmania 14 seconds faster. She put the better time down to experience because a number of the runners who ran in Melbourne also made the trip to Tasmania. At the Drake International Games there were 52 countries competing. All over the age of 40, one of the specified requirments to enter the games.
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* ABOVE: Len Lucas, Nobs Drillis, David Cardillo, Murray Hodge _and Ray Beck "officially opened" the new green at Yeppoon Golf Club on Saturday.
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HOLIDAY RACING ON GRASS Wednesday January 13 and
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Yeppoon Golf Club opens $14,000 green GOLFERS are in for a treat at Yeppoon Golf Club with two new greens being used and three proposed new greens making the course more competitive. The 12th green was opened on Saturday and club members couldn't wait to pitch a ball onto it and putt out. Club captain Len Lucas was joined by greens director Nobs Drillis, assistant professional David Cardillo, club professional Murray Hodge and curator Ray Beck to "officially open" the green. The ball rolled true, and smoothly, and green number 12 was declared a success. A new green represents a considerable investment. The latest cost 814,000 ... and that's a lot of green fees and membership dues. Nearby to 12 was hole number 10 and the green being prepared there is a beauty. It's a big green with a roll in the middle and a deep bunker to the right. At the moment, it's a sandpit ... but it represents10,000 metres of fill taken from the dam. It's twice as big as the temporary green now being used and, when opened, will be a delight to aim at. The club has plans to change all 18 greens but is now in a period of consolidation. The course has always been a good one and the new greens are only making it better. The new greens are part of a five-year programme but right now the club needs more water. The club's success now, and in the future can be gauged by an expanding junior membership. In fact, so many juniors are turning up for Saturday morning golf that the club has appealed for parents to lend a hand. Juniors play from 7.30am to noon and parents are asked to join their youngsters on their round to show be available if needed. Anyparentswanting to help can turn up and do their bit any Saturday morning.
SINCE the Bicentennial is going to be a year-long extravaganza of Australiana, we may as well get into the mood with this item. Tom Buckton lives in Cobraball Road and, with a house practically smack in the middle of about 100 acres, he and his family (wife Sue and children Cassandra, Michelle and Michael) are quite used to seeing kangaroos andwallabies. In fact, he was saying this week it's quite usual to see dozens of them on the lawn near the house in the moonlight. So, with a view like that, why did he take one to work with him on Monday at Yeppoon Exhausts? Well, because it was holidays, everyone was away for the day from the home and he had this eight inch high wallaby that he had found on the side of the road to look after. There he was, sitting at the back of the workshop holding an Orchy bottle full of milk while the wallaby suckled greedily on a teat. When the wallaby had gulped enough it went for a quick hop around the workshop then was put back into Tom's haversack for the trip home. Tom found the baby inside its dead mother's pouch. The mother was covered with ants (and was probably a little "high") but Tom's one of those blokes who can't pass one by without checking to see whether there's a baby in the pouch. This particular baby was also covered with ants ... they were in its eyes and mouth and it obviously was close to death. Tom brushed away the ants, picked them out of its eyes and took it home. He gave it a drink of milk and it swallowed some, then vomited thq milk and a swag of meat ants. On Monday, just days after that first meeting with Tom Buckton, it's alive and obviously extremely well. He said he wasn't taming it, although it was definitely attached to him, and it was free to go as soon as it could cope for itself. But will life ever be "normal" for the wallaby? "Well, it's got a bit of a problem at home," Tom said. "It knows it's supposed to have a mother but it doesn't seem to know what a mother looks like." The result is that the wallaby "attaches" itself to Tom, his wife, their daughters or son ... even a chook wandering loose in the yard. Life in the wilds around Cobraball Road will certainly be an eye-opener when this particular wallaby packs its pouch and heads for the wide open spaces. • • • WOMAN walks into Yeppoon garage and waits her turn patiently at the counter. As soon as there's a lull in the conversation she says "did I leave a tractor here just before Christmas?" Stunned garageman stammered that, no, he didn't recall anyone dropping off a tractor. Woman then asked who else in town might have her tractor. Garageman rattled off a few names but woman didn't recall any. She got directions to one that sounded promising and set off. Hope she found her tractor ... must be a heck of a thing • • • to lose!!! SILLY Season continues ... hear tell Yeppoon Golf Club is missing five pins and flags. Now aside from the fact that these pins (sticks, call them what you will) cost $80 each and therefore represents a considerable loss to the club, what the devil would someone do with a flag and stick from a golf club? To top it off, these particular pins happen to be callibrated, which makes them even more valuable). Anyway, the club would like them returned ... pronto. If the pins, complete with flags, "just happen to turn up," the club executive is prepared to forget all about it and get on with playing golf. • • • MORE Silly Season ... a woman living on Barlows Hill is far from pleased with "the community that she lives in". Seems she left• a present for the garbos (garbagemen, not Greta) last Wednesday morning and someone stole it before the garbos arrived. She lives in Strow Street, but it could be awkward to publish the woman's name because sometimes retaliation occurs. Anyway, to the garbos who collect in Strow Street ... you were thought of; unfortunately, someone beat you to it!
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