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Causeway idea for channel to beat erosion MAIN ROADS workers are digging a channel at the Causeway in an attempt to solve the lake's silting and erosion problems. The channel works resulted from an interim report prepared by the Capricornia Institute of Advanced Education (CIAE). Works involve cutting a channel at the northern end of Kinka Beach. The channel heads in a straight line at right angles to the Causeway bridge to the sea. The present meandering path the tidal flow takes from the Causeway opening to the sea will be blocked with a sand dam. Main Roads Department spokesman Peter Evans said channel work had started last week. "Machines have to sit on special log platforms to avoid sinking into the marine mud," he said. "It's slow work and will cost about $30,000." Main Roads told Livingstone Shire Council the CIAE report said low tidal flows entering and leaving the Causeway Lake were responsible for its unstable condition. The CIAE said the Kinka Beach erosion problem could be improved by digging a temporary channel directly out to sea from the Causeway bridge, and blocking the present outlet channel with a sand dam. Shire engineer Pat Murphy, in a report, told council the long term stability could not be predicted. "It is possible that the proposal will assist in reducing Kinka Beach erosion but it will depend on future weather conditions," he said. "It is hoped favourable weather conditions will prevail so vegetation can be established and increase stability." The CIAE said if adverse weather conditions prevailed both the sand dam and relocated channel could be damaged. "But damage would not produce conditions any worse than those which now exist," its report said. Main Roads told council it was interested in the case because of the vulnerability to erosion of the Scenic Highway at Kinka Beach. It funded the CIAE report and will also pay for the proposed temporary works.
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• ABOVE: Anzac Day was a time for reunion for the Bull family of Lanzmennoor Beach. Bill and Dorothy Bull (front row centre and left) are pictured with Bill's sister, hyJackson (front row, right) who came from England to see the brother she last saw 40 years ago. Ay's husband, Stan, (back row second from left) is pictured with Mr Bull's grandson Geoffrey (left) and Mary and Colin Bull and Mr Bull's granddaughter Julie. The Jackson arrived on March 14 and return on May 19. It was their first experience of Anzac Day and they were impressed with the occasion. Mr Bull is wearing medals won by his father in World War 1 and his own from World War II. He was evacuated from Dunkirk.
COAST MANAGER WILL GIVE NEW DIRECTION TO LA BAMBA THE $1.6 Million Capricorn Coast-owned La Bamba Nightclub is now also under Coast management with the appointment this week of David Young as manager. His appointment quashes rumours rife on the Coast over the past few weeks that La Bamba was closing. Mr Young, a Yeppoon resident, was promoted to the position following a meeting of the board of directors of Macedory Pty Ltd, the nightclub's owners. He has been involved with La Bamba from the early planning stage when he was then second-in-charge of the Railway Hotel. His appointment follows the expiry of contracts involving the management team which oversaw the nightclub's opening. Mr Young said La Bamba was over the teething problems of the first few months and any bags in the operation had been ironed out.
"La Bamba has had its share of hassles since December but at no stage has closing the nightclub even been considered," Mr Young said. "There has been a restructuring of management to involve Coast people more in the dayto-day running of the facility. "We've listened to the regular Coast patrons and we're now embarking on an exciting programme of winter promotions," Mr Young said. "What we've heard from patrons is they want more live entertainment ... and not just bands. We're looking at bringing stage acts to the nightclub so there's more to a night out than just dancing." One of La Bamba's problems has been attracting the more mature patron ... the over-30 who can't find the sort of entertainment they
want. "I'm working on a regular cabaret night, probably on a Thursday, for people who want a night out that includes a top-class meal, a fine wine and a first-class stage act," Mr Young said. "It will be a laid-back sort of night. The emphasis will be on a night where patrons are entertained rather than providing their own entertainment on the dance floor." "We've put out feelers for entertainers such as the Four Kinsmen, Col Elliott, Kevin (Bloody) Wilson, Maria Dallas and, hopefully, Max Gillies. "These are practically household names and they represent the style of entertainment we will be presenting. They are acts which not only draw a full house, but also perform at their best when playing to a crowd."
La Bamba will continue to open nightly from Wednesday to Sunday but Mr Young plans to open on other nights for special events. "The State of Origin matches are the first that come to mind because the club can provide the big screen, the right sound and the atmosphere to make it worthwhile leaving the small screen at home," he said. Because of recent changes to the Liquor Act, the nightclub will also be able to open from 11am for special functions such as Giggle and Gossip and Melbourne Cup days. "Also, daytime opening will allow for the start of a regular Beer and Beef function for business people. There will be guest speakers with something to say of interest to the Capricorn Coast," Mr Young said. A Macedory Pty Ltd spokesman said Mr Young's appointment represented a new direction for the nightclub
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■ BY CATHY LOGAN MORE than 240 former St Ursula's pupils recalled the best days of their lives on the weekend at the school's celebration of 70 years of education on the Capricorn Coast. St Ursula's College was founded in 1917 and has taught both boys and girls. At one time it was the only higher school for education on the Coast. More than 240 "old girls" and teachers trod the path of teenage haunts on Sunday during birthday celebrations. For some it was the first time in many years they had visited their old school. Snapshots of young girls in their mid-teens scattered among the school's file of memorabilia probably seemed unusual to many "old girls" whose own children have reached the same age. For old friends, meeting for the first time in years, there was only an afternoon in which to pass on news of what they had been doing since leaving St Ursula's. The school first opened its doors to primary school students in 1917. St Ursula's started with a group of holidaying Presentation Sisters from Longreach. The aim was to give "Westerners" the chance of an education by the sea. Bishop Joseph Shiel blessed the first convent called St Joseph's on January 21, 1917. This was the primary school. St Ursula's College opened on March 12, 1918. Mother Mary Ursula Kennedy, after whom the secondary school is named, enrolled both the first primary and secondary students. There were 30 to 40 day students and 25 boarders enrolled for the primary school and St Ursula's had a roll call of 32. Officially registered as a secondary school in 1920, the school has weathered many storms including the Great Depression during the 1930s and World War II. The school started off in the what is now the grade eight, nine and 10 dormitories. The convent was opened on Sunday, December 9, 1923. Bishop Sheil again blessed the new building. In this time the school had also added to its acre of land to provide sports and playground areas. A further strip along Arthur Street was bought in 1957 for playground. The low brick wall was erected during 1954/55 and two years later St Ursula's built its brick toilet block adjacent to the boarders' residence. The basement (where the music academy is now housed) was then used as a temporary science block. ' St Joseph's Primary School which had steadily increased enrolments finally outgrew its schoolrooms and a brand new primary school was built across the road. St Joseph's became Sacred Heart Primary School when the big move was made in 1957. After improvements were made, the old primary school rooms became the "Rec" Hall and the scene for many high teas, socials and festivities. St Ursula's College enrolments went through a shaky period during the 60s but still improvements continued. More land was acquired and a new 3-storey brick building called the Mother Mary Ursula Kennedy Wing was finished. The school's Golden Jubilee was in 1967 and highlight of the year's celebrations was the blessing by Bishop Rush of a new classroom and science block. The school buildings were used as a refectory for the sisters and dormitories for boarders. There was a growing need to accommodate boarders and with the increasing numbers in mind the school bought a Queen Street house which was used as a temporary dormitory for one year in 1969. Enrolments had reached 170 by 1971 and on August 29, the same year, a new dormitory was built above the classroom and science room block. It was considered a luxurious dormitory because the floors were carpeted and the room comfortably furnished. Numbers had topped 200 by 1972 and the need for expansion was increasingly evident and plans were started to build more classrooms and resource rooms. St Ursula's library was completed in 1975
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and during the 80s was remodelled again to give students an invaluable complex with information about all subjects. The same year the junior laboratory was built adjacent to the old lab room. 1975 was a big year for extensions and improvements. A new staff room, four new classrooms and extensions to the administration block were blessed by Bishop Bernard Wallace on October 24. An important meeting place for the whole college, the Assembly Hall, greeted students during 1977. The hall is used annually for the school's speech nights and other functions during the year. Since 1977, four more classrooms, home economics room, administration block and staff room extensions have been prompted by the school's increasing needs. Principal Sr Marion Kingston said in 1988 there were 226 enrolled students but since its 1918 beginnings 3082 have attended the college. Sr Marion said celebrations had been well attended with about 300 "old girls" attending the special lunch. "A number of old boys also attended 70th birthday celebrations because at one time it was the only place offering higher school education," she said. "Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves but a number remarked on how much the school had changed." Sr Marion said the first boarder to enrol on March 12, 1918, Annie Howard nee Lawrence had sent her best wishes. "Mrs Howard lives in Rockhampton but was unable to attend celebrations," she said. "Reaching 70 yearswas a great milestone in the school's history and we couldn't think of a better reason for a celebration."
5 from Coast for weekend Synod FIVE Capricorn Coast residents will be attending the annual Rockhampton Anglican Diocese Synod from Saturday, April 30 to Monday, May 2. Keppel Parish representatives Fr John Cornish, Rev Phillip Ward, Joy Walsh, Brian Bartley and Major Jack Crigan will join representatives from as far as Winton in the west, Moranbah in the north and Rodd's Bay in the south. The Synod will discuss a number of issues including poker machines, the ordination of women as priests, justice for the Aboriginal community and for families, and domestic violence and sexual abuse in families. The Synod will also consider church legislation items including amendments to Superannuation Canon. There will also be a variety of reports from church organisations on aspects of diocesan life and motions for debate about matters of social concern and church government. Diocese clery will go to Tanyalla Conference Centre at Tannum Sands following the Synod for a four-day retreat to be conducted by Archdeacon Ian George from Canberra.
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SMALL BUSINESS CORP. HEAD WILL ADDRESS CHAMBER SMALL businesses, the problems they face and ways to address these problems, will be discussed during the Capricorn Coast Chamber of Commerce and Industry's monthly meeting at Bayview Tower on Tuesday, May 3, starting at 6.30pm. Chamber president Andrew McClelland said main speaker would be Small Business Development Corporation director Colleen Anger who would be addressing problems faced by small businesses, retail and small services. "Mrs Anger has a wealth of knowledge collected from around the State and will particularly refer to Capricorn Coast problems," he said. Mrs Anger, who was contacted in Brisbane on Wednesday, said many Australian business people had an attitude that "service means servitude". "Although the nation is 200 years down the track from first settlement, it still has a hangover from the penal colony days," she said. "Running a successful business includes offering good service, and that seems to mean 1111"5111%-4411,ii
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Mrs Anger said that small business operators should not allow themselves to be affected by negative hype about the stockmarket crash. "I see no evidence of a depression ... the gamblers are going back to the casino and the stockmarket is facing reality," she said. "Lower interest rates, the return of negative gearing, the Bicentennial, Expo and the Australian dollar exchange rate all provide a ray of sunshine for the business community. "Benefits would flow from an increase in tourism, and the economic stimulus from the rise in house construction would be felt in demand for householder durables, domestic production and employment." Mr McClelland said the May meeting was important and all members and non-members were invited to attend to find out more of what Mrs Anger had to offer small businesses in the way of overcoming some problems they may face. He said Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton had arranged for Mrs Anger to visit Yeppoon to address the chamber. The chamber is also preparing for it Trade Fair in August. Spokesman Mike Walter said
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Minister's `neigh' to island horse riding A REQUEST by Livingstone Shire Council for an approval in principal from Lands Minister Bill Glasson for the allocation of a permit to occupy for a horse riding school on five acres on Great Keppel Island has been turned down. Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton said he has been advised by the minister that an application by Mr B Watson was refused by the minister on the grounds that the area sought was too large, given the sensitivity of the environment and the neighbouring land uses. "The Government had previously been prepared to consider a permit for one acre, on a short term trial basis, if such a land use was supported by the Livingstone Shire Council," Mr Hinton said. "However, Livingstone Shire by-laws require that the minimum area is five acres, and this has been ruled as unacceptable to the Government."
Fun funds day for Emu Park complex THE Don Ireland Swimming Complex Committee is holding a fundraising May Festival on Sunday, May 1, starting from Kerr Park at 11am with a street parade. Floats, pipeband and other amusements set the scene for festivities which will L-ontinue in Bell Park with a fete. Three-legged races and of her novelties for the whole family to enjoy will be available. All the stalls, including cakes, pies and lollies, will 'be holding raffles. This is one major fundraising function for the Don Ireland Swimming Complex. Fete fun lasts from 11am to 4pm.
Young Nationals will be using the conference to discuss issues, both political and other, they think are of interest. Spokesman Paul Schembri said there were more than 50 resolutions to be debated. Mr Schembri said some resolutions would be about possible gun law legislation, a proposed fuel tax and legalisation of poker machines. "Young Nationals will also be discussing the party's aims, directions and policies," Mr Schembri said. "Mr Ahern, Mr Sparkes and Mr Sinclair will all be addressing the conference and there will be a chance for questions. "Mr Ahern will officially open the conference on Sunday after opening Expo earlier in the day." Mr Schembri said the Premier traditionally opened the conference and it would be the first time Mr Ahern, as Premier, would be addressing the State Conference. "We are also pleased to have Mr Ahern openin our conference because he is a former State president of Young Nationals," he said.
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4 - Capricorn Coast Mirror April 29 - May 5, 1988 A PROGRAMME aimed at giving unemployed people a chance to gain a variety of skills and work experience is now in its ninth month of operation on the Capricorn Coast. Seven participants were presented with certificates for their work in various voluntary community activities. It is also a certificate of service showing the length•of voluntary work. The volunteers were David Murray, Nadine Gilson, Michael Payne, Garry Jones,
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Volunteers also can gain a variety of work experience and skill by involving themselves in a range of areas including welfare, aged care, handicapped care, child care, clerical and gardening. A CVP spokesman said schools provided many opportunities for volunteers. "Library
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Bicentennial Air Race takes the `bold' out of Coast's 'old' pilot • Compiled firm notes by Capricorn Coast entrant in the Bert Hinkle,. Bicentennial Air Race Alan Stevenson THE 133 aircraft were flagged off at 5am from Archerfield on Saturday, April 23 with tens of thousands of spectators, complete with Army band and marching girls for the Bert Hinkler Bicentennial Air Race. We left at one minute intervals for Warwick, the first checkpoint, then off to Roma for a tour of the town. Half of Roma turned out to greet the group. We took off for Charleville and the a/c had to report over Tooloombilla Station, a small homestead hidden by trees. Stan Collard told us that 30 per cent of the aircraft did not make the check point and some took up to 10 minutes flying around before they found it. Our plane hit it on the nose. At Charleville, I met a few old friends in the
MLA: licences will protect tourists TOURISTS will be fully protected against negligence, fraud, mistakes and incompetence under a new Travel Agents Licencing Legislation put through State Parliament this week. "The new scheme, which consisted of a legislative umbrella for travel agents whereby they will join a National Travel Compensation scheme, will provide insurance to protect tourists from being stranded on holidays or from losses associated with the failure of travel agents to perform," Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton said in parliament this week. "The Government has acted at the request of the Queensland Travel Agents' Association, which seeks to upgrade the professional image of its industry, and to provide full confidence in the industry. "It does not mean a 'closed shop' as any reputable person with business experience and financial viability will be able to gain a travel agents' licence." He said the travel agent must have adequate experience in the industry or employ someone with adequate experience. "I was surprised that the Liberal Party had opposed the Bill, as it has the support of both the industry and the Consumer Affairs Bureau."
race. Coast old-timers will remember Harry Goodson who owned the Yeppoon Pharmacy. He is flying with Stow Kentish and Ron Parr in the slipperiest Cessna 180 tail dragger in Australia. They are my tip to win. Their handicap airspeed is about 126 knots and the aeroplane is so fast it can do that without the engine going. Also in the race is an old RAAF crew partner of mine ... Jim Cox, who was a Sergeant Pilot on Dakotas with me in 1955. He stayed in the service and flew 20 different types of helicopters, was CO of the RAAF helicopters in Vietnam, had a few bullet wounds while flying, won a distinguished flying cross and ended up an Air Commodore. At the early morning briefing in Charleville, it was announced the weather in Charters Towers was shocking so we landed at Barcaldine for a few hours till it improved. All 133 aircraft landed safely, although some right on dark. Early next morning the met man told of rain and cloud at Cairns and so the whole fleet landed at Ingham and stayed there till the authorities let us all fly low level up the Hinchinbrook Channel along the Coast to Cairns ... most of it in rain. The air traffic controllers all had heart attacks with light aircraft buzzing around the big commercial jets. A hairy experience but fortunately no one bumped anyone else. This morning Tuesday (April 26), early call 4.30am, briefing 5.30am in Cairns and a mad scramble just over the mountains and just below rain cloud to Mareeba and through to Normanton, Burketown and Mount Isa. Tomorrow night will be Cloncurry; Thursday, Longreach for the Stockmans Hall of Fame and Friday, Blackall, Emerald and Bundaberg. Sunday, off to Kingaroy and to Brisbane to fly over Expo, with the State Governor's dinner at night. Most of the pilots have not experienced remote area flying as they just flit around the coast. This exercise has given some of them a fright, but the nine days will make them more responsible pilots. There is the old saying, `There are old pilots and there are bold pilots, but very few old bold pilots" ... I'm bloody old and not bold any more.
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6 - Capricorn Coast Mirror April 29 - May 5, 1988 HAVE you ever wondered how the adobe Pensioner Perms ■ '"Ntt homes in Mexico and South America were from $28-50 made? They look ideal for our climate ... cool and Short Hair Perms comfortable. from $35.00 Found out from a delightful gentleman (and Streaks from $18,00 • that is the correct word) how we can have the same type of homes and the materials are all HAIR available right on your own land. DESIGN Dickie Blackman is an artist/craftsman in wood, but that's not what he is here on the JAMES ST. YEPPOON 39 3022 } Coast to show us. I spent some hours with him pouring over photographs about pise home building. Pise is rammed earth. It is earth, soil, dirt, not sand and definitely not cement. 1 he earth is rammed into timber formwork in long or short Assemblies sections where you are building. You remove the formwork and continue onto the next secof God tion. If you are wary about having a home made Phone 39 6254 out of earth ... look at the adobe homes. How comfortable they look. or 39 6593 Pise is just another form of building. You Pastor Ernie Peters have normal doorways, windows, ceilings, roofs, guttering, internal walls and floors. Painting isn't a problem either. Sunday, May 1 The home or dwelling is completely insulated ... cool in summer and warm in winter. 10am, Yeppoon CWA Hall Would you like to know more? Dickie is 6.30pm, Yeppoon CWA Hall having another workshop thisweekend (he had a two day one last weekend) at Marie Biggins property, Collins Road, Farnborough. It may be your only chance to see an expert at work, of course, if the idea catches on and it should, the Capricorn Coast will have quite a few adobe homes surrounded by luxuriant palms and frangipanis. Maybe a home is too adventurous, but you Scrumptious and Piping Hot could make a rammed earth garage, workshop at one of these or children's playhouse, just to experiment. Remember, the only cost is the earth and unless you live at Kinka Beach that isn't a problem. Contact Marie, 39 7602 a/h, and see what pise is all about and the added benefit is meeting Dickie ... he is an absolute charmer. Beachside 66 * Zilzie Store * The Deli *** Lammermoor Servo * Emu Park Eatery THE charity premiere of Attenborough's Anne's Fast Foods * Cooee Corner `Cry Freedom' at the City Cinema Centre for Denney's Ice Cream Parlour * The Oaks the Coast Amnesty International group is Olympic Pool * St Ursula's * Be Bops Wednesday May 4. Cost is $14 and includes the Yeppoon High * Rosslyn Bay Kiosk return bus far, admission and an international Causeway Store * Keppel Island Cafe supper at the theatre. If you prefer to travel in Emu Park Grocery Store your vehicle the cost is $10.50. Millroy's General Store, Emu Park Bookings can be made at Yeppoon Travel in Emu Park' State School Savemore. Farnborough State School Pineapple Patch and...Annie's Pie Shop! **COUNTDOWN: It's only four weeks to Orpheus in the Underworld, produced by Yeppoon Choral Society, and performed in TRY ONE 'TODAY! Yeppoon Town Hall. The nights are May 28, 1 Charles St, Yeppoon 39 1011 June 2 and 4.
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THE Vaughans cleaned up in Yeppoon Camera Club's April competitions. Harold won the colour slides section, people category with Botany, Althea was second with Cream Cake and won a merit, Peter Cook third with Jenny. Margaret Kean was awarded a merit and Rex Kean won two. In the colour prints section, again people category, Althea and Harold changed positions. Althea won with Lynda Joy and Harold second with Lynda. In third place was Margaret Kean with Sleeping Mother. Rockhampton's Keith Ireland was the evening's judge. He also gave a talk on 'introducing birds'. Keith has an interesting array of bird hides, culminating in the deluxe model. Standing in waist deep water in a hide is dedication of the highest order, but the results in beautiful slides, of a lotus bird incubating eggs were obviously worth the effort. The club meets on the second Monday of each month at the RSL Hall, 8pm. *** COMPETITION winners at the St James Guild cent sale were Sue Wanchap, Maureen Dyer, Elsie Hinton and Norma Walters all of Yeppoon and Brisbane visitor Emily O'Donnell. Lennie Jordan won a prize for being the oldest mother and Sue Wanchap won the lucky door. *** THE next Nursing Mothers meeting is on May 12, 19 Tucker Street, Yeppoon. The coffee morning on May 2 has been cancelled. *** GENERAL meeting for Yeppoon Lapidary Club, April 30, noon. Last outing was great and some good stones were found ... and the exercise was good for the figure. ***
KEPPEL Bay Shell Club held its 26th annual meeting on April 22 and elected the following office bearers: president Allan Davidson; vice presidents, Arthur Prowse and Ena Coucom; secretaryJean Offord; assistant secretary, Judy Mason; treasurer Phil Murphy; patron, Ena Coucom; librarian, Irene Prowse; tutors, Ena Coucom and Molly Bowman; auditor, Ron Hempenstall; publicity offcers Judy Mason and Ena Coucom; editor Graeme Annabell; assistant editor Bill Mason. Life membership was bestowed on Nancy Plumb and the auditor wag made an honorary member. The club has decided to reduce the amount of publications instead of increasing the annual subscriptions. Details of a new form of club outings will be announced at the next meeting. The shirtbox displays were colour variations of a species and these provided a lot of interest to members. Lucky member for the month was Hawaiian member Laura Conradson. The rare shell raffle was won by Yeppoon member Patsy Geddes. That was the raffle that had been advertised through the club's publication for the last six months. *** RICK Woods, resident potter at the Walter Reid Centre is demonstrating at St Ursula's College in the 'art room on Tuesday, May 3 between 6pm and 9pm. Small donation is required to cover costs and please take a plate. Everyone welcome. *** EMU Park Nursing Mothers will have a family social to celebrate Mothers Day and end of National Mothering Week on Friday, May 6. It is taking the form of a barbecue tea at Emu Park Bowls Club ... and starts between 5.30pm amd 6pm. Family and friends are invited. Cost is $3 for adults and $2 children with lucky door prizes for mothers only ... that's the Mothers Day part. Contact Di Richmond, 39 6618, by May 4 if you are going.
THERE are 21 nominations for the Hobby Horse Derby on May 28 and prizes and donations are rolling in. If you haven't been visited by a representative of the Keppel Coast Girl Guides and would like to take part in this annual derby day (or maybe donate something) ... phone 39 3386. *** THERE is a fun car rally on Sunday, May 1 organised by Yeppoon Little Theatre. It will start from Yeppoon Railway Station at 1 lam and will not involve speed, but observation abilities from the participants. At the end of the rally steak sandwiches will be on sale, but take your own drinks. The rally is a social event for members ... but everyone is welcome. The cost is $5 a car and there will be some surprise trophies for the winners. *** PROGRESSIVE dinner, May 28 for junior basketballers. Inquiries and bookings to Colleen Moody, 39 2450 after hours. *** STRETCH exercises from Chi Chi at Yeppoon Town Hall, 9am, starts Tuesday, May 3.
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EMU PARK LIVING WORD CENTRE where born again Christians meet SUNDAYS: Worship Communion Children's activities 10am CWA Hall, Emu Park All other meetings at the Centre "Carmel", 6 Emu Street, Emu Park SUNDAYS: 6.30pm, Gospel Outreach WEDNESDAYS: 10am, Ladies meeting WEDNESDAYS: 7.30pm, Praise meeting EVERYBODY WELCOME Inquiries and Counselling ... Pastors Eric and Kath Davies 39 6147 or 39 6014
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Captima Cuottitte IF you are pregnant and need information about pregnancy, childbirth and parenting attend the childbirth classes held by New and Pregnant Parents Support (NAPPS). Classes will be run weekly for six weeks on Monday evenings at 7.30pm in the Community Health Centre, Anzac Parade, Yeppoon. Because of the Labour Day longweekend the first class starts on Tuesday, May3 and will then be held every Monday. If you want to learn more about relaxation and deep breathing techniques and meet other parents in a similar situation, contact NAPPS childbirth educator Gaye O'Brien, 39 4523 to register for the course or to ask questions. *** CRAFT mornings are on at the guide hut, Barnett Street, Yeppoon every Wednesday from 9am to noon. Everyone iswelcome they are getting ready for the Hobby Horse Derby on May 28. *** A workshop by George Sharp has been organised by the Society of Arts on Thursday, May 5 at the Anglican Conference Centre between 8.30am and 4pm. George is a tutor and artist in oils. Members and everyone is welcome. Contact Ella Richter 33 6135 or Alice Barton, 33 6859. *** PROBUS Yeppoon's next social event is a trip to Great Keppel on May 19: The next business meeting is on Thursday, May 5 at 10am and the wives will have morning tea at Joan Marwedel's, 57 Poinciana Avenue. ***
DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, April 30. Street stall from 9am in front of Hill Street, Emu Park secondhand shop. Lots of goodies made and collected by Emu Park Anglican Church Committee. *** DATE CLAIMER: April 30. Flea Market at Emu Park Historical Museum, Hill Street. ***
DATE CLAIMER: May 6. Funny money gambling and auction night has been cancelled. ***
DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, May 7. Cawarral Hall, Mothers Day Cabaret, with Country and Western music. Proceeds to Endeavour Foundation. ***
DATE CLAIMER: May 7. Cent sale 2pm, Yeppoon CWA Hall, for Mothers Day by Senior Citizen's auxiliary. Cost is 60 cents includes afternoon tea. *** DATE CLAIMER: May 13. Mad Hatters Bicentennial Ball, Yeppoon Town Hall. Fancy dress. Bookings at Savemore or phone Robyn Murphy, 39 3428. *** DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, May 14. St James Guild street stall outside Findlay's electrical. *** DATE CLAIMER: May 14. Winter fashion parade at sailing club, 1pm. Hosted by Yeppoon Kindergarten. Fashions from Gadabouts. Also children's clothing, afternoon tea and entertainment. S6 adults, $3.50 students. *** DATE CLAIMER: Saturday May 21. Street stall in front of Green's Hardware, Emu Park for the Victory Tennis Club. Starts 9am. *** DATE CLAIMER: May 21. Garage-Trash and Treasure-cake stall, Cooee Bay Hall for Capricorn Coast Junior Tennis Achievers. *** DATE CLAIMER: May 21. Car rally starting from Yeppoon Railway Station 9am, S5 per car. Bring your own or buy barbecue at end. YeppoonAustralian Rules Club. Phone Penny Munn, 39 1851, for information. Everyone welcome. *** DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, May 28. Keppel Coast Girl Guides Hobby Horse Derby, Beaman Park. *** DATE CLAIMER: Saturday, May 28. First night of Yeppoon Choral Society's Orpheus in the Underworld, 7.45pm, Yeppoon Town Hall *** DATE CLAIMER: Thursday, June 2. Orpheus in the Underworld, 7.45pm, Yeppoon Town Hall. *v..* DATE CLAIMER: Friday, June 3. Disco for under 18s, 7pm, Emu Park Cultural Hall. Conducted and organised by Emu Park Disco and proceeds to Don Ireland Swimming Pool Complex.
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EMU PARK and Yeppoon Returned Service League presidents have hailed the 1988 Anzac Day services and marches as "one of the best ever" with more than 2000 people attending activities. Emu Park RSL president Frank Capenter said events had been "very well attended" with about 63 at the Dawn Service, and 400 during the march and following service at the Cenotaph. Mr Capenter said the day had been made more meaningful with the presence of 12 engineers from the 2nd Field Regiment of the 7th Field Squadron of the Australian Army who had come from Shoalwater Bay to attend services on the Coast. "It was nice to see so many supporter turn out for Anzac Day," Mr Carpenter said. His thoughts were echoed by Yeppoon RSL president Stan Kent who said it was encouraging to see so many young people participating in the march. "There were more young people marching than ever before," he said. "In my opinion, I think they're more aware of what Anzac Day means." Yeppoon RSL secretary Mery Scope said about 120 attended the Dawn Service; 954 actually marched and about 400 others attended the service at the Cenotaph. "It was probably the biggest march Yeppoon's ever had," he said. "All the schools in the area were represented and 16 members from the 7th Field Squadron 2nd FER took part in the march."
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SALON 24's Heidi Gratton will be rubbing shoulders with some of the world's best this weekend during the World Hair Championships at Jupiters Casino on the Gold Coast. Ann Devlin said Heidi had so far been the only Central Queensland hairdresser to enter the world championships which attracts participants from all around the globe. The competition will be run over two days, Sunday, May 1 and Monday, May 2. Heidi will be attempting to beat other competitors with her Total Look and haircut styles. Ann Devlin will be going along to give support. She said Heidi had wanted to do more than just watch the championships. "It is the first time Australia has had a big enough venue to hold the world championships," Ann said. "On-lookers have to reserve boxes because it attracts so many participants and interested observers." Heidi and Ann will leave Friday night with their two models, who attend Yeppoon State High School. "Heidi has a good chance of winning but even if she doesn't the experience gained from the championships will be invaluable," she said. "Once, only the older hairdressers would have won the competitions, but now a number of younger hairdressers are starting to win."
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10 - Capricorn Coast Mirror April 29 - May 5, 1988 • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR •
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I FIND this letter very difficult to write, but I must say thanks to a lot of people who have helped me during the seasons I have been involved with the Yeppoon Junior Australian Rules Club. First and foremost this must go to Jim Bailey who founded the juniors with Ann Thompson, Alf Lawrence, Yvonne and Peter Motton. Jim has been coach of all squads during this period and I am sure what has happened to the club in the past three weeks must tear his heart out the same as it has done to Irene and myself. To Jim and Ann thank you, for hanging in there as much as you have and also thank you for your help and support. To Boyd and Robyn Battersby: these people, together with all the family, have put in more time for our club than any other combination you could name. Boyd marks the ground, sets the goals for U/11s oval and makes sure the scoreboard is handled and then runs and maintains the refreshment bar for the complete day. Robyn organises the canteen, orders the food and with the help of her girls, she then has to spend the day behind the counter serving. Shaun and Darren are always prepared to do the boundary, umpire, run water or just be runners for Irene. To the whole family thank you for your support over the past years. To the committee as a whole: again I say thank you. Graham Basham our treasurer: Since he has taken this position we have had no problem financially and this task has been handled very professionally indeed. Graham thank you once again. Chris Steele has been the secretary of the club and also very efficient and prompt in any correspondence that had to be handled. Chris thank you. To Carol and Paul Dean, both committee, thank you for your donations both monetary and photocopying for the last two or three years. To our coaches over the last few years: Jim Bailey, Brett Odell, Shane Steele, Brett Motton, Joe Geier, Kevin Rice, John Caddy, Lance Lawer, Col Jamieson, Rick Williams, Ivan Bromley, to name a few I say thanks. Without these people the Junior Swans would not have had an average of two premierships per year over the last four or five years plus having played in all three grand finals over the same period. Over this period we have grown to be the
strongest club in our competition also the most financial and efficient without being classed in the top three clubs in country Queensland. This is one fact that I am extremely proud of and it couldn't have happened without all the support from the people I have just mentioned. There is another person I must give a report on and that is my wife Irene. She has been a tireless worker for both the club and the league, togetherwith being register of our club for the past four years as well as getting four teams on the ground every Sunday and sitting on the bench with the boys the full time organising all the water boys, runners, washing the jumpers, and every other chore that has to be handled. I hope the people who take over this position know how to handle it and appreciate the amount of time and dedication it takes. Irene also had the duty to sit down at training for two to three hours every Wednesday and Friday nights or if she couldn't do it, I would have to. We haven't missed a delegates meeting in the last four or five years and she has been team manager for the Central Queensland U/13 and U/15 teams for the last five years. After putting all this time in over the last seven years you can imagine how it hurts when in three weeks the whole system and core fell apart. In conclusion I would like to pay my respects to past president Bill Thomson and say thanks for your support over your time as senior president. During this time the juniors enjoyed riding • on the crest of the wave and I think over the two year period there were no less than 18 juniors given over to the senior ranks. I feel sure if more time was given or allowed our club as a whole would be functioning at top efficiency within another 12 months but sadly this has not happened. To the parents of all juniors: thank you for the support we have received especially at presentation nights. I feel to have in excess of 200 people turn up to this night every year for the last three years proves I couldn't be doing too much wrong. I would like to wish the club every success in the future and I can assure everyone I did have my heart and soul in the club. So on behalf of Irene and myself we will say goodbye. - Ross Mclndoe, Statue Bay.
Opinion changes on death penally DURING December 1987, a small petition was conducted in the shopping area of Yeppoon. This was in regard to the death sentence being re-introduced for crimes of murder and traumatic violence. Over a weekly span of only 10 hours, 10 sheetswere filled with signatures. I believe the deterrence of capital punishment is one which, due to current spate of horrifying and violent crimes, bares a great deal of consideration. It must be both heartbreaking and devastating for the relations of a victim of these disgusting attacks and as a concerned citizen and parent, I honestly thought that capital punishment was the only answer to control the sadists who inflict such cruelty upon their victims. In certain cases I still believe it may be the only deterrent; however only where the murderer is guilty beyond any doubt whatsoever. Friday evening, April 8, after listening to Member for Rockhampton Paul Braddy speak at Yeppoon Town Hall I was forced to alter my opinion. Incomprehensible as the amount of corruption is, within some areas of Queensland, the re-introduction of capital punishment could well mean that some falsely accused people could be easily 'gotten out of the way at the whim of powers used wrongly'. Isn't it frightening to think that people's lives and actions can be manipulated by higher authority when they may not possess the decency to practice ethical behaviour and those who wish to do so are either transferred or held down, in their chosen work because of greed, and immoral reasons.
Mr Braddy spoke well on Friday night, even if the interested who attended, were few. There has to be action taken to stop corruption, criminal assaults and provide the people in positions where they may come under fire for doing their job, honestly, with some firm and reliable representation. Taken from "Modern Australia" 1939-1970, there is a piece in this book by Frank Crowley, that says in argument against the abolition, by Mr BR Pelly: Neither the Attorney-General nor the member for Lane Cove had anything to say about the innocent lives that are taken by murderers. It would be wrong for this House to remove the death penalty from the statute book on the unsubstantiated basis that at some time or other a man might conceivably, by a complete miscarriage of justice, be hanged for a crime that he did not commit, at the same time ignoring the fact that almost every time a murder is committed an innocent person loses his/her life". That is from the NSW Parliamentary Debates Legislative Assembly March 2.3, 1955. This argument could be used today and in any state when we consider the loss of lives over the past 33 years. The loss has been catastrophic and the crime of more horrendous variety ... I now ask you, the citizens for your opinions. There must be a deterren't, however there must be, as the top priority a code of decency so that should a deterrent be implemented for such crime, it will be exercised beyond any doubt and be administered by people of integrity who will serve Australian people with the fair and equal justice they deserve. - Jan Edwards, 64 Braithwaite Street, Yeppoon.
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1 BIRTHDAY GREETINGS TO the Little Aussie Rules Bulldog (Andrew Mackie) ... many happy returns on your 9th birthday. Love from the Mackie family.
ENGAGEMENTS McLAUGHLIN - MAY: Graham and Sue McLaughlin of Tanby are pleased to announce the engagement of their eldest daughter Kerry Ann to Darren John, only son of John and Denise May of Taranganba.
COMMUNITY NOTICES CHARITY flea market, Yeppoon Showground starts 7am every Saturday. VIETNAM Veterans from all services: Capricorn Coast branch of the Vietnam Veterans Legion, phone 39 3722 or 39 3851. CHILDBIRTH classes, books and videos. Contact New & Pregnant Parents' Support. 39 4523. AA meets Uniting Church Hall, Arthur Street, Yeppoon, 8pm every'Friday. Further information, 39 3924 or 39 1320. \L-ANON meets Uniting Church Hall, Arthur Street, Yeppoon, 8pm every Friday. Further information, 39 3924. ALCOHOL and Drug Information Service 008177R:11 (the price of a local call), 7 days-a-week, 24-hours-a-day. ADULT reading, writing and spelling classes. Free tuition. Phone Brenda Barry, 39 4304. AGORAPHOBIA (extreme anxiety). Contact Mary, Community Health, 39 1469, 39 1064 a/h. DIABETIC Group, ph Colleen Bignell, 39 3141.
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WE BUY and SELL - Household Goods and Furniture We pay CASH for all SECONDHAND GOODS
got it... we'll get it!'
Casement Windows • French light Doors New phone ...
All excess stock must go Saturday, May 7, only - 8am to noon Metal Runners • Pastic Hinges • Hardware • Handles Solid Laminated Timber Cutting Boards • Show Kitchen Stock Cupboards • Awnings • Bench Saw, three phase Sliding Mirror Wardrobe Doors • Shelving Wall Panelling • Laminex off cuts • Rubbish Bins Electric Organ • Vanities • Building Equipment Plumbing Equipment • Windows Bench Drill • Timber Doors
YEPPOON KITCHENS CABINETMAKERS
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WE ARE MOVING
CLOSING DOWN SALE EVERYTHING AT COST or
BELOW COST Artists' Supplies Crafts • Leatherwork • Children's Paints and more
EVERYTHING MUST BE SOLD 1t 8am - 5pm Saturday, Sunday, Monday ONLY (April 30, May 1 and 2)
Phone 39 3679 anytime for information CEB Building, Hill Street, Yeppoon
KAAS Art Supplies
CAR RALLY Yeppoon Little Theatre invites you to attend its
Fun Car Rally starting 11am Yeppoon Railway Station, Sunday, May 1. Bring your own drinks. Entry fee $5 per car COUNCIL OF THE SHIRE OF LIVINGSTONE PUBLIC NOTICE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1936 to 1986 APPLICATION FOR TOWN PLANNING CONSENT
NOTICE is herebygiven that an application has been made to the Livingstone Shire Council for its consent under Chapter 49 of the Council's By-lawsdealing with Town Planning. Details of the application made to the Council are as follows:(1) Postal Address and Real Property Description of the land to which the application relates or applies: 30 Tanby Road. Sub 11 of Portion 13, Parish Yeppoon. (2)Area of the land: 26 Perches (.721 m2). (3) Length of Road Frontage (each road where applicaole): 18 metres. (4)Nature of Proposed Use: Takeaway Food Bar and caretaker's residence (existing dwelling). (5) Where applicable - the building dimensions, the gross floor area, and the number of storeys: Existing dwelling - 110 m2; Shop - 72 m2. Total: 182 m2. (6)Number of motor vehiclesfor which parking provision is to be made on the land: One. (7) Number of employees proposed to be engaged on the land: Two. (8)Nature of any machinery proposed to be used on the land: Refrigeration, cooking equipment, air conditioning. (9)Zone in which the land is included: Service Industry. Particulars of the application and accompanying documentsor a copythereof are open to inspection by any person at the Council's Office 70 Anzac Parade, Yeppoon, on or before 16th May, 1988. Objections to the granting of the application shall be lodged with the Shire Clerk on or beforethe abovementioned date. Every objection shall be in writing; be signed by each person who makes the objection; be addressed to the Shire Clerk and shall state the name and address of each person who makes the objection and the grounds of the objection and the facts and circumstances relied on by the objector/s in support of those grounds. If the objection is made by more than one person, it may state the name and address of the objector nominated as the person to whom a notice under Section 33(5)(j) of the Local Government Act is to be given in respect of the application the subject of the objection. CONSENT APPLICATION No: 725 ADVERTISEMENT
Denis Hinton your Local Member for
Broadsound SAT, AprIl 30 SUN, May 1
Official opening of EXPO Attend Young Nats Conferehce, Yeppoon with Premier Ahern. Afternoon - St Lawrence Gymkhana
MON, May 2 Young Nats Conference Yeppoon TUES, May 3 Conservation Field Excursion to with R.Z. Mines Ltd & members WED, May 8 of the Wildlife Society to inspect revegetation programs of that Company in NSW & Northern Territory, likely to be implemented at Bayfield
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Mirror Classifieds 39 4244 TRADEWORK
Hempenstall, Noyes & Associates
* Public Accountants (C.P.A.) * Taxation Consultants 24 Anzac Parade, Yeppoon 39 3740
Capricornia & Coastal Concrete Service
Under New Management
• Industrial Spray Painting .
For further information and enrolment contact Kim 39 6580
Toyota Landcruiser Owners!
... fit FIBREGLASS components Mudguards * Bonnets * Roofs
EMU PARK 39 3665 a/h
BYFIELD RAIN FOREST ON SITE!! NOB CREEK!! 10am SAT, MAY 14
(Earl and Margaret Hem pseed-
(Mortgagee exercising power of sale)
6.174ha (over 15 acres) of unique rain forest with water falls and permanent creek. Has to be seen to be believed. A rare opportunityto own your own piece of paradise.
J. R. Concrete Free Quotes — Town 8 Country
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REAL ESTATE URGENTsale - sacrifice. Third of an acre (1390 sq metres) Barlows Hill. Gentle east slope, superb views. all services, easy to build, room for pool and gardens. Save thousands. Investment. Build or retirement. Bank finance to approved purchaser - direct offer to owners. All offers conside ed. Phone 39 1853 for inspection.
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Do you want room to do things: then this is the property for you: Big 2023 m2 block plus L/S 3 brm / A home with a separate 20'x30' shed close to school 4 and shops but in quiet no thru road area of town. Nobody Does it Better Sole selling agent - $69,500
PRICED TO MEET THE MARKET 5 (five) adjoining 1600 sq m blocks Closest to Rosslyn Bay Boat Harbour. Priced from $15,500 to $17,500
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Franchisee N Callianiotis 39 3788 a/h 391392 Chris Ede a/h 39 3226 Jenny Ede a/h 39 3226 Vicki Biondi a/h 39 2310 Lyn Solito a/h 39 6291
Valuer YEPPOON 39 1265
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Mirror Classifieds 39 4244 TRADEWORK
SAND & GRAVEL SUPPLIER Capricorn Coast * Screened Soil and Brickies Loam * Filling * Granite * Gravel
- SERVING CAPRICORN COAST --2
Tom Porter's CAPRICORN CONCRETORS•pty,Ltd Industrial - Residential - Commercial 0 Suspended floors 0 House floors 0 Patios 0 Driveways 0 Foundations ,
ALLOTMENTS LEVELLED & FILLED
39 3834 39 3614 a/h ' YEPPOON LAWNMOWING Rubbish Removal • Tree Lopping Hedge Trimming • Prompt Service
PAINTING and WALLPAPERING Workmanship guaranteed .• 18 years in Yeppoon .
'We do everything' ...
Domestic - Commercial - Office Exterior house cleaning * Mould removal Window cleaning * Carpet steam cleaning FREE QUOTES ANYTIME
Bob Jocumsen's Cleaning Service
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39 7969 BIRD-PROOFING and ROOF REPAIRS Pensioner Rates • Free Quotes • All areas
Call Chris ... 39 3152
RICHTER'S Lawnmowing Service
- Len Kelly's Appliance Service for all electrical repairs 39 7677
Home Carpentry Needs Call Frank 39 2330 WAYNE KERSHAW
SPECIALISING IN ALL TYPES OF * EXCAVATIONS & DRAINAGE * No loading for weekends Radio controlled Ph Wayne 39 3193 or Noel (a/h) 39 7667
Emu Park 48 Nelson Street Panel Beating and Spray Painting Rust & Restoration • Windscreens fitted
B & J Wells 39 6436 Owner/Driver
BACKHOE for hire
4 Bucket Sizes * Scrub & Grass Slasher
Open 7 DAYS-A-WEEK all holidays
I.C. & S. Stanley
WALLPAPER & PAINTING D & H E Woodward
PLUMBER DRAINER R A and T A Jones
Commercial and and Domestic
CLEANING including floor stripping and sealing
Phone Des or Dot ... 39
for free quote
Brick and Block Laying for advice and quotes... Phone DAVID YOUNG
MINI TIPPER HIRE & SLASHING 68 Rockhampton Rd. Yeppoon 39 4503
ALL painting, paperhanging, small repairs. Tradesman 30 years' experience. Phone 39 6147. ALL type brick and block laying. Quotes and advice. Phone Tony Strong, 39 6884. ANTENNA installation, Wand Video repairs. Les McDonald, 39 3133, Mary Street, opposite Post Office. BUILDING, painting and plumbing. Free quotes. EC and VP Bailey, 39 2232 or 22 1687. CASSETTE, Radio, Stereo, Wand Video repairs. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. CONCRETING, block-laying, retainer walls, driveways, patios, runways, etc. Free quotes, phone 39 1404 or 39 1745. DRESSMAKING with or without patterns, including formal and bridal wear. Reasonable charges. 39 3783. ELECTRICIAN: Finter's Electrical Service based Emu Park. Ph Clive, 39 6552 or 28 2902. FREE quotes. Conscientious carpenter doing quality work. 39 1784. GOT a grotty roof covered in unsightly black moss? Call John on 39 4579, obligation-free quote and satisfaction guaranteed. LAWN-MOWING: Kinka, Emu Park and Zilzie area. Phone 39 6650. MR FIX-IT. Any repairs around the house, lawns mowed or cleaning. Phone Mr Fix-it on 39 3935 or 39 3306. OFFICE equipment repairs. V J Engineering, 1/ 40 Knight Street, North Rockhampton. Ph 28 7889 or 28 2119. PLUMBER - Keith Chivers - 39 3518 - Plumber Keith Chivers - 39 3518. PLUMBING and drainage on the Coast - D and K J Harding, Lammermoor Beach. 33 6396. PLUMBING and drainage problems? Call Garry Bettiens, 39 7988. REGISTERED builder, free quotes, house or extensions, concrete. D Schofield. Phone 39 3680. ROOFand gutter repairs or renewal. Phone Garry Bettiens. 39 7988. SLASHING - allotments, Emu Park, Kinka, Zilzie area from $25. Phone 39 6237. SLASHING done - Inquiries phone 391199 during daytime. SPRAY-TANK for noxious weeds available. Phone 39 1199 daytime. SPRINKLER systems for lawns, gardens, fernerys. Pop-ups, micro spray systems. Phone 39 1684. TELEVISION. Video, Audio and Antenna repairs. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. VIDEO, Wand Audio repairs. Antenna su pply and installation. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. WINDMILLS repaired. erected, bought and sold. Travel anywhere. Phone 39 7640.
WANTED TO BUY COWS and calves. Phone 39 7977. OLD china, bric-a-brac and jewellery'... The Shed Antiques now at Savemore Centre. Phone 394532 or 39 3442. FRIDGES, freezers, bar fridges in good working order, house full of furniture and effects, filing cabinets. Secondhand Shop, Emu Park. 396 999.
ZENTAI Futon mattresses now available. Also Shintai bed frames, bedside tables, prayer stools, yoga mats. Order now. 39 6205. 2-DOOR Kelvinator fridge (in good order). Make offer. 39 1575. STOVE elements, drip trays and chrome rings ... sales and service. Yeppoon Electrical Service. Ph 39 3835. KAWASAKI 250 LTD belt drive motor cycle. Excellent condition. Phone 39 4467. AMSTRAD 8512 personal computer and word processor, two disk drives, printer, monitor, excellent keyboard, 512k RAM, complete with word processing program and small businessaccounting program. Complete computer system for small business. Write letters, send accounts and complete general ledger. $1250 the lot. 39 4244, 39 6160 a/h. PIANO Wertheim, $800; Beginners two-wheeler girl's bike, $20; Men's bike, $60. Ph 39 4082 a/h. FREEZERS, papasan, bookcase, ironing board, stereo record player, room coolers, Tall Ships painting, day and night lounge, small old duchess, buffet patio table, outdoor timber furniture, bedside drawers, mowers and much more. Secondhand shop, Emu Park. 396 999. LAMBSKINS, cookbooks, mehtais, lambskin toys ... from Nursing Mothers. Ph Cheryl 39 4439. FURNITURE: new and secondhand. Wardrobes from $35; pine dining suite; lots of tables, beds, fridges, freezers, washing machines. Come and see what we have. Yeppoon Trading Co, Hill Street (behind CEB). Phone 39 3568. SEEDLINGS, quality assorted, now available at Colonial Garden, Rockhampton Road, Yeppoon 39 4078. BMX Hotfoot, 20", chrome frame. VGC. $150 ONO. Phone 39 6160 a/h, 39 4244 b/h. FENCE palings, doors, windows, 3x2 and 3x1 1/ 2 hardwood. Statewide Salvage. Next to CK Motors, Burnett Street, Yeppoon. 39 4055. KNITTED and crochet bootees and baby clothes, jumpersand pulloversfrom Oto 28... by May. Ring 39 2239 or 4 Ross Street, Yeppoon.
DOYLE'S SECONDHAND SHOP Farnborough Road COMPLETELY RESTOCKED Bikes from $25 • Robes from $35 We now have everything from washing machines to antique lounge suites. Come and have a look. Plenty of electrical goods and garden tools and roofing iron.
WANTED TO BUY All household goods, furniture & antiques.
We pay top prices .. see us first
WANTED TO BUY Coconut Palms
(15' to 40')
FURNITURE Restoration * Repairs * Polishing
Phone Hans - 39 3746
Golden Cane Palms 39 7762
EXTERIOR walls washed down and windows (inside and out) cleaned. Ph Des or Dot, 39 7110. LAWN-MOWING, yard work, odd jobs, house cleaning. Phone 39 2460 DRESSMAKING (by pattern). Gail Matthews. Phone 39 3316. FOR carpentry work, contact Don Huttley, 15 Bartlem Street, 39 1502. LAWNS mowed, grass removed, odd jobs by young and reliable person. Phone 33 6732. LAWNMOWING wanted. Average yard approx $12. Satisfaction guaranteed. Please ph 39 7578. LAWNMOWING and gardening available Yeppoon area. Phone Merv, 39 3105. CARPENTER available: renovations and repairs at reasonable rates. Phone 39 4587 or 39 3065. COASTAL Mowing Service. Keep your weekends free. Phone me for prompt attention. 39 7042.
GARAGE sale: 10am this Sunday through Monday. Two miles along Tanby Road south. Follow signs. WIN patio table for Mothers Day. Just spend $5. Colonial Gardens, Rocky Rd, Yeppoon. 39 4078. (Drawn 7/5/88, 5pm) YEPPOON State High uniform, size 14 boys. Phone 39 3589. LINEN parties. Phone 39 6879. ATTRACTIVEaluminium awnings and blinds -all types- free measure and quote. Phone Yeppoon Kitchens, 39 2419. HONAN matting, large quantity, this weekend. The Shed Antiques, Savemore Centre, Yeppoon. 39 4532, 39 3442 a/h.
MOTOR VEHICLES 71 FORD Falcon sedan, 5-speed, 302, good tyres and mags. Phone 39 9091 a/h.
Battery 34 For 4278 your Car, Boat, Specialist Tractor
T-Bar Automatic • Mag Wheels • Bucket seats Radio-Cassette player • RWC inc 12 mths rego
Cooee Bay Marine, McBean Street, Yeppoon Phone
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Central Coast alalmil, Insect Screens FREE QUOTE 39 4318 PETS
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SCREEN DOORS and WINDOWS
SELL: One male English Bullterrier x English Bully Bull Arab pup, white, $50; Bull Mastiff, Wolfhound x Rottweiller Mastiff puppies, $50 each. 6 William Street, Yeppoon. GIVEAWAY: Female cattle dog, 9 months; male cattle dog, 7 weeks. Phone 39 3438. GIVEAWAY: Female German Shepherd, Ridgeback-Bully pups. Phone 39 1138. GIVEAWAY: Ridgeback Bull Terrier cross pups. Phone 39 1712. SELL: Female Bassett Hound, 6 mths, lemon and white with papers, $200; male Chihauhua, 6 mths, cream, $80. Sign 3 kms on Hidden Valley Road. SELL: 2 pedigree Bull Terrier Pups, male and female, 6 weeks. Phone 39 9091 a/h.
14 - Capricorn Coast Mirror April 29 - May 5, 1988
KICKBOXER LEAVES HIS MARK A CAPRICORN Coast kickboxer has left his mark on the sport after his first title fight at Redbank, Brisbane. After only eight months in the sport, Ronald O'Leary entered, and won, his first title in the sport. O'Leary said kickboxing was a cross between boxing and karate. He became interested in the sport through karate, which he also started learning eight months ago. He learns under Zen Do Kai Sensei Michael Parker and has a green belt in karate.
The tournament attracted competitors from around the Brisbane region. Ronald can also claim another first. He said he was the first Central Queenslander to enter a kickboxing title and win. Matched against other novices he won a trophy. At the same titles, two Queensland and an Australian title were contested by more experienced kickboxers. O'Leary is now in training for another title on June 18 in Brisbane. He will trainwith other karate exponents every Tuesday and Thursday from 5.30-7.30pm.
3 pairs represent St James bowls • ABOVE: Division 1 Councillor Duncan McDonald pauses in respect after layinga wreath at the EMU Park Cenotaph on Anzac Day.
▪ /1E., • ABOVE: St Brendan's College student Robert Graham places a wreath on the Yeppoon Cenotaph on Anzac Day.
ANON • ABOVE: A member of the Catafalque party stands rigidly before the Yeppoon Cenotaph on Anzac Day.
Where to stay on the Coast
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Enjoy Island Views froni every unit a: the
PERMANENTfIat to rent $90 weekly. Beachfront. Bond and references. No children and no animals. Phone 39 2337 after 6pm. ROOM to let for one female. All conveniences. $30 a week. Phone 39 1219.
SUNDAY: 7.30pm, Cooee Bay Hall for Junior Sports Development Fund. Permit No. 3872. MONDAY: 1.30pm, Yeppoon CWA Hall. Senior Citizens Benevolent Housing Society. No. 8142. MONDAY: 7.30pm, Yeppoon Town Hall. Yeppoon Golf Club. Promoter: VCaseleyr. Permit No. 21112 WEDNESDAY: 7pm, Keppel Bay Sailing Club. FRIDAY: 7.30pm, Cooee Bay Hall. Free bus. phone 391379. 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 Appeal. Promoter: Brian Dorey. Permit No.
WANTED KNOWN BUYING and selling new and used building materials, roofing irons, hardwood fence palings, sinks and all fittings. Next to CK Motors, Burnett Street. Statewide Salvage. 39 4055.
POSITIONS VACANT SMALL house supplied for proven experienced pineapple worker. Phone 39 1587 for interview. PEOPLE needed for Community Volunteer Programme: groundsmen; child care supervisors; clerical assistants; aged care helpers. Ph 22 2352.
LOST: Female Himalayan Persian, cream and brown, lost Oak Street area. Phone 39 1648.
FOR HIRE HORSES for hire. Escorted trail rides. Book in... 34 4174. HANDI Hire Trailers - Cooee Bay Marine - cnr Tanby Rd & McBean St, Yeppoon. 39 1675. DINGHYSfor hire, Coorooman Creek, $6 per day. Phone 34 4174.
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THREE pairs represented St James Indoor Bowling Club in the John Clarke Pairs held at the Rockhampton association hall, Kent Street on April 20. Of the 20 pairs competing in four games, Coast residents were pleased to see Singing Ship duo Marg Wilson and Marj Price take out the runners up trophy. The winners were Jelna Hixson and Edna Witt from Rockhampton. Last Thursday night 22 players from St James had an enjoyable social game against St Joseph's emerging winners with 134-122. Also on Thursday, at the afternoon social play, games director Kath Mclllwraith presented prizes for highest score of 23 points to Len Jones with runners-up Lill Oakey and Nancy Jarvie tying on 22 points. Last Saturday night the James Hare Memorial Rinks was held at the association hall in Rockhampton and 18 teams of six competed. President Reg Ferguson thanked the Hare and Olive families for their great contribution to the association. He called on James Hare's sister, Agnes, and daughter Debbie to present the trophies and shield. "It is quite some time since 108 people had come on a Saturday night," he said. "This shows the esteem we all had for James." Park Avenue won and St Mary's were runner-ups. Players were pleased to see Nell and Tom Bates at the game but sad to hear Tom has to return to Greenslopes for another operation. St James president Jack Rumpf has had to return to Rockhampton Hospital. "We all hope it won't be long and you will
The Capricorn Coast's leading beachfront park now has several sheltered sites available at reasonable fees for caravans up to 26 feet. The grassed sites have concrete pads, metred power, water and phone connections. All sites are close to the modern amenities and these park facilities: • Modem laundry with washing and drying machines • Shop • LPG Refills • Half acre of central recreation area • Pool • Undercover gas BBQs • Playground • ISD/STD Phone • Car Wash Island View offers a friendly lifestyle in a parkland setting with the beach at your doorstep. Call In and look around or phone us for more Information. Scenic Hwy, Kinka Beach Phone 396284
both be back at bowls," St James Indoor Bowling Club spokesman said. "We wish the eight members of St James playing this weekend in QIBA Championships at Biloela, good bowling and enjoy the good friendship and sportsmanship."
YIBC cent sale THREE sessions of Indoor Bowls, a cent sale and a barbecue tea is the programme set down for this weekend at Yeppoon Indoor Bowling Club. The occasion is the annual visit to Yeppoon by members of the Mackay Indoor Bowls Association. This weekend of indoor bowling between YIBC is in its 13 year. YIBC will return the visit in the second half of this year. Only 48 players turned out for the five game', day last Sunday for trophies given by the Wednesday, Friday and Sunday selectors. Included in this number were nine players from Rockhampton. First place with 44 points went to Rowena Stevens, Celia Jones, Archie Bent, Ivy Mallory, Sylvia Cousin and Betty Banister. Runners-up on 42 points were Alma Jones, Ellen L'Estrange, Bob Kearney, Syd James, Gary Warren and Lil Higson. Third place went to John Shepherd, Marj Birkett, Chrissie Cant, Stella Luback, Kath Mcllwriath, Adrian De Graff and Ann Brown with 38 points. Val Jenkins held the lucky door number and a member of the winning team, Sylvia Cousin, won first prize in the raffle ... a mud crab given by club member Ken Jones. Second prize in the raffle was a meat tray to Steve Cowie. The second round of the Vamvakaris Shield will be played in Rockhampton on Wednesday night May 4. • Eighteen teams contested the Jim Hare Memorial Shield played at the Rockhampton and District Indoor Bowls Association Centre in Rockhampton last Saturday night. Yeppoon Indoor Bowling Club sent two teams for the night, which resulted in a win for a team from Park Avenue Club and runners up came from St Mary's Club.
Winter bowls EMU PARK Bowls Club winter bowling will start on Sunday, May 1, at 1pm with names in before 12.30pm. A good roll up is expected on Sunday and bowlers will play for trophies donated by Co' and Judy Ann Smith. Last Wednesday, April 20, trophy winners were: Marg Price, Joy Barber and Arthur Atcheson. Joy Barber won the raffle. Ladies competition result. Closed singles: Margaret Lyttle d Kath Cliffe. Consistency singles: Ethel Madden d Kath Cliffe. "Ladies, please check with the president for next week's draw," the publicity officer said. Mixed social bowling is on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm. "We invite bowlers and their friends to the bowls club on Friday and Saturday nights for barbecue tea with pleasant music."
SOCIAL TENNIS YEPPOON social tennis will be played on the Daniel Park courts, Cooee Bay this Saturday, because of the long weekend. Teams will be finalised and a definite start made to fixture play next Saturday, May 7. All players are requested to be ready to start play by 1pm.
I'm OK, You're OK IT is sometimes difficult to accept ourselves, our weaknesses or the attitudes of others towards us. On Thursday, May 5 at 10am, Yeppoon Community Health will offer a course to develop skills in assertiveness which may help to overcome those problems. The five week course is called Becoming OK and develops self-esteem and communicatioskills so you can more easily accept and like,...) yourself by accentuating the positives and accepting the negatives. Being assertive is not the same as being aggressive and those who attend the course will be aware of the differences. There is a limit on numbers, so phone 39 1469 to register.
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Yeppoon golf ASSOCIATES played a stableford with 31 _ players hitting off at Yeppoon Golf Club on 4.1„Tuesday, April 19. The winner was Lorraine McCamley with 38 points from Daphne Gregg 37, Charlotte Somogy, Elizabeth Huszak and Nancy Montgomery 35 each, Gay Hannan 34, Shirley Burton, Joyce Keyes and Margaret Prior 33 each and Jean Kean and Stella Haskins 32 each. L McCamley won the silver pinshot and D Gregg won the bronze pinshot. All players, L McCamley. J Keyes won the proshot. Wednesday Club was again well attended with a few visitors and a few new members. Colleen Schuster and Phoebe Harris both scored 33 points in the ladies stableford. May McGlashan won the first nine with 31 from Hazel Fry with 34. Esme Woodbridge won the second nine with 33 from Margaret Prior and Phoebe Harris both with 34. Pinshot winners were J Burrowes and N Montgomery and S Haskins won the proshot. Members' stableford winner was Kev Thompson with 48 points, which cost him four strokes. Next was Bill Oates 44, Tony Shield 41, Trevor Gray 40, Peter Fritschi 42, Jack Anderson and Peter Ambrose 39 each. W Oates won the first nine with 28 and a half, L Evans 30 and a half, P Ambrose 31, D Hallam 31, G Norton 31 and a half, Ossie 31. K Thompson won the second nine with 25 and a half, T Shield 28 and a half, W Oates 31 and a half, L Evans 31 and a half, T Gray 31 and ._a half, G Norton 31 and a half. Pinshots: L Evans, T Shield and T Edmistone won the proshot. •• Veterans' game was a 12 hole stroke for members and associates. Hazel Fry won the ladies' stroke with 41 nett from Cassie Freeman with 43 and H Fry also won the pinshot. • Members' stroke winner was Frank Ryan with 41 nett from Terry Woodbridge with 42. Terry also won the pinshot. Associates played a stableford on Saturday. The winner was Margaret Prior with 39 points, Debra Hunt 38, Avis Aird, Theresa Clark, Grace Ritchie and Janet Tones, 37 each. Pinshot winners were V Caseleyr, P Drillis, T Clark and J Tones won the proshot. Members' game was a S/Scratch for Arthur Simpson trophy. Winner was Mery Damrow with +8, P Munro, E Nankivell, A Gabel and K Clements + 7 each, T Stevens, M Mickleburgh, K Rice, V Olive, and R Kerr +6 each. Pinshot winners were R Morgan, R Kerr, I Lester and M Mickleburgh won the proshot. A nixed 4bbb stroke for Adolf and Colleen Schuster trophies was played. The best 16 pairs to qualify for Kel Larman Memorial Match play shield. Winners were Rob and Carol Richardson with 54 nett, next was S Perkins and V Caseleyr 57 on countback from L Lucas and S Burton, next was Vince and Genni Hannan 58, R Walters and C Freeman 59, A and H Douharty 59, A and G Ritchie 59, T and P Barker (vistors from Zilzie) 60. A game for Leftovers was won by J Beasley with 43 points, G Bruce 41, L Wilson 39, J Damm 38 and L Degeorge also with 38.. Pin-'tots: Ladies, P Barker, L Bryant and N MontLdmery and L Bryant won the proshot; Members, R Young, T Edmistone, N Drills, J Beasley and L Lucas won the proshot. . Anzac Day a stroke game was played between Diggers and Non Diggers for the RSL Shield. The Diggers were the winners this year. The best netts: Associates, Stella Haskins 69, Joyce Keyes 71, Elizabeth Huszak 73. Pinshots: B Taylor, J Keyes and she also won the proshot. Best members' netts were F Huszak 65, D Hore 67, W Albertsen 67, I Lester 67, V Olive 68,A Schuster 68, T Edmistone 68, R Mclndoe 69, E Nankivell 70, T Blain 70, H McHugh 70, L Taylor 70. Pinshot, R Montgomery, W Albertsen, K Smith, W Oates and he also won the W Oates. The draw for match play: R and C Richardson v A and P Cruickshank; A and G Ritchie v N Drills and D Hunt; V and G Hannanv W Oates andN Hunt; R Walters and C Freeman v T and R Edmistone; V Perkins and V Caseleyr v K Smith and J Tones; A and H Dougherty v W Albertsen and J Keyes; L Lucas and S Burton v J Stratford and H Fry; R and T Young v R and N Montgomery.
Basketballers show enthusiasm Ladies squash BEI-1ER than 50 per cent of Capricorn Coast basketball junior players showed their enthusiasm to develop their skills at the Bryan Allen Clinic held at Cooee Bay last Sunday. So impressed was Bryan with the juniors that he asked for the opportunity to conduct more sessions. Officials will be looking for some stadium booking opportunities in the second half of the year for more of the sessions. Juniors and intermediates played for the vital fourth spot which would keep grand final chances alive for the summer competition. Both games were cliff hangers in which the losers missed out by a single basket. Junior teams Tigers and Bobcats, who started the competition with very ordinary performances, showed what they had learnt over the season by providing an entertaining and enthusiastic match in this vital game. Bobcats had no answer to Tigers' Dino Inguaner. In the first half Dino rebounded in defence and managed to break from the opposition to effect quick scores at the opposite end and he alone scored Tigers first half lead. Bobcats defence pinned down Inguaner in the second half, but Aaron Kennedy, Luke Kalachi and Cody Harris kept the score board going against the extended defence. Bobcats had conceded only a two point lead at the break, but could not close the gap in the back half despite several chances to gain the ascendency. Adrian Moore top scored with Philip Staley, Robert White and Wesley Marshall chipping in for the Bobcats final 18. The intermediates contest had the girls of Lescence grabbing an early break on Bombers
LADIES Daytime Squash fixtures played on Wednesday, April 27 resulted in in a close 14-12 victory to Shanks's Ponies over Pussyfoots but clear team winners could be found in the other matches. Diamonds defeated Liz's Loonies 15-9: Liz Scherlies def Denise Campbell 3-1; Penny Munn v Trish Andrews 0-3; Lyn Ganter def Pat Harris 3-1; Edrae Damrow v Carmel Donnellan 1-3; Kerry Campbell v Leonie Warren 2-3; Kerry Burns v Susan Adamson 0-3. Kartwheels defeated Dooley's Dooers 167: Kathy Dale def Joyce Dooley 3-1; Diane Cameron v Trish Hinton 2-3; Daine Cameron def Rosemary Jones 3-0; Linda Kelly v Jan Schmidt 1-3; Rhonda Mellor def Allison O'Rourke 3-0; Robyn Turner def Ros Harvie 30. Nita's Ninjas def Jflabbers 16-8: Julie Britton def Nita Marxsen 3-2; Joyce Hinton v Roslyn Clifford 0-3; Jean Graff's, Debbie Pearson 0-3; Robyn Battersbyv Megan Anderson 23; Robyn Battersby def Kathy White 3-1; Paula Mills v Natalie Dooley 0-3. Shanks's Ponies def Pussyfoots 14-12: Ros Scott def Debbie Shanks 3-1; Vicki Walther v Jenny Semple 2-3; Cheryl Evans def Judy Minter 3-2; Judy MclCane def Pat Marshall 3-1; Cheryl Egan v Karin Jackson 1-3; Rhonda Campbell v Silvia Hodgkinson 0-3.
Yeppoon bowls THEREwere a couple of close fought games in the Open Pairs competition this week at Yeppoon Bowls Club when J Ware and W Roberts defeated T Woodbridge and R Gibbins, 19-18, and A Peterson and R Holman defeated T Roos and F O'Brien, 22-20. A singles: T Woodbridge d W Roberts 31-13; G Lambert d F Baker 31-19. B singles: R Campbell d R Cain 31-8. C singles: G Barrett (won on forfeit) d G McCosker. Open pairs: A Peterson, R Holman d T Roos and F O'Brien 22-20; D McPherson, F Birkett d M Gustafson and R Graff (jnr) 36-32; J Ware, W Roberts d T Woodbridgeand R Gibbins 1918; C Hennessy, B Croese d A Schofield and P Quinn 27-11. Open triples: T Roos, N Myler, B Atkinson d A Schofield, D Ryan and D Goody 18-15; M Gustafson G Lambert, R Graff (jnr) d P Birkett, T Woodbridge and W Manthey 21-8. Graded fours: K Wass, W Fotheringham, H Maher, E Austin d N Richards, G Barrett, G Hooper (sub) and F Baker 30-20. Mixed bowlswas played on Monday, April 25 for the Anzac Shield and this was won by the team of R Riseley, D Maher and W Manthey. Next weekend mixed teams will play for trophies presented by Irons Hardware. Play will be on Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday. On Monday, May 2, play starts at 9am when mixed teams will compete for prizes provided by Angliss.
Coast rugby reps perform well CAPCOAST A grade Rugby Union representives performed well in the Rockhampton side at the CQ Carnival in Gladstone last weekend. The Rockhampton side showed no mercy in the final ... downing Western Queensland 35-4 after leading 26-0 at halftime. Coast props John Atkinson and Mark Gilligan were the driving force in the forwards. They paved the way for the powerful Rocky pack to run rampant over the lighter Western Queensland forwards. Flanker Alan Myles made the most of his first carnival having a strong game in the loose. Myles played with purpose and was first to be seen at many of the break downs. For the super fit Myles it's been a strong start
to the season ... he remains a key figure in the Coast's forward pack. Backs Nick Corberts and Steve Kavanagh had a splendid game. Corbert organised his backline well, putting in some well lined passes to send the Rocky backs away on yet another raid. Kavanagh was all class, adventurous in the attack and delivering some devastating blows in defence. This performance cemented his place in the Central Queensland side to play South Queensland in Longreach thisweekend. The others to be named were props John Atkinson and Mark Gilligan. CapCoast A grade take on Cities at Rugby Park this Saturday. The U/19 side take on Institute at the Rugby Park.
Sportsmanship in Junior rules YEPPOON Australian Rules organisers were pleased to see the sportsmanship displayed last weekend by junior players when they helped the Brothers side in the under 11 game. Thanks was extended to Gary Fraser for umpiring the games. The skill awards for the three games went to Steve Broadhurst and Nathan Fraser for marking; Cookie Campbell, back turns; Cameron Blake, drop punt kicking; Ben Sheppard, anticipation of Aussie rules.
Benefit day THIRTY nine bowlers from Rockhampton joined with 31 Singing Ship members last Sunday for the Don Ireland Swimming Complex Benefit Day. After five games played as mixed rinks, highest points score of 45 was held by two teams, but on a countback, Vi Anderson's Kent Street team were winners, with Lil Mills' Emu Park team runners up. A clock valued at $200, donated by Lloyd Webber for a raffle, was won by A Lewis from Livingstone Shirg Council. In a snap raffle prizes donated by Avis Mallory and Eddie Brookswere won by Ray Farrow and Vi Anderson. The club thanks the donors of these prizes, and the bowlers who attended. From our combined efforts $450 was raised for the complex. The second round of the Vamvakaris Cup will be played on Wednesday, May 4.
Coast netballers in round robin CAPRICORN Coast netballers played another round robin fixture on Wednesday, April 27. The official draw starts on Wednesday, May 4. Hazzards proved too strong in their first game defeating Pioneers Green, 11-5. Rockettes Black won on forfeit from Strays. During the 7.30pm games, Pioneers Maroon ran out winners from Rockettes Pink, 209, and Rockettes White lost to Pioneers Gold, 13-7. A close game between Hazzards and Rock-
which was whittled back by half time to a single point. It was bucket for bucket through the second half with the girls putting away a successful shot from the free throw line to give the schoolgirls a two point break with 30 seconds in the clock. With the ladies in possession it seemed they had the game won when an ill-considered attempted shot turned the bull over to the boys who made no mistakes in capitalising on the chance to tie the game. In extra time Lescence had lost heart and the final score was more a reflection of this five minutes than the major portion of the game. Top scorers for Bombers were Wesley Freeman and Andrew Moore while Kellie Stevensen and Nicky Wall topped for the girls. Juniors and Intermediates take a break next Sunday but U/14 boys nominated for the representative squad or any who wish to join the group will need to be at the stadium by 6pm Wednesday, May 4, for training. "As Mothers Day is almost upon us, all people holding raffle tickets sold or unsold should return them to their coach or Colleen Moody at Higgins Pharmancy in Savemore Centre during normal business hours by Friday, May 6," the publicity officer said. Fixtures for Monday, May 2: 6pm La Wetz v Pink Galahs, Stewards are Sam and C Willoughby; 7pm Billabong A v Nomads, J Christensen and D Willoughby; 8pm Saints v Hoot- _ ers, K Dooley and J Shackleton; 9pm Rimjammers v Coasters, R Campbell and D Worden. Wednesday, May 4: 6pm training for the U/ 14 boys; 7pm Gadabouts v Billabong B, D and A Moore; 8pm Resort Raiders v Pacers, D and Shame Willoughby. Bye: Scoob, Seagulls and B Men.
ettes Black resulted in a 7-all draw while Pioneers Green won on forfeit from Strays. The final games which started at 8.30pm resulted in resouding victories. Pioneers Maroon defeated Rockettes White, 15-2, and Pioneers Gold defeated Rockettes Pink, 21-4. Fixtures for May 4: 7pm - court 1, Strays v Vital Idols, umpires Pioneers Green; court 2, Hazzards v Pioneers Gold, umpires Rockettes Black; 8pm - court 1, Rockettes Pink v Pioneers Green, umpires Hazzards; court 2, Rockettes Black v Pioneers Maroon, umpires Pioneers Gold. Rockettes White has the bye.
Another display of strong play and good skill by all players resulted in a 15-11 to 3-4 win to the Yeppoon under 17 team. Bryan Munn and Mark Wigginton took up whistles to control the first half of a strong body game when Brothers tried to upset the home side. Change of umpires at half time because of a complaint by Brothers saw the Yeppoon team get on with its brand of football. This allowed Brothers to score only one point in the second half. "That showed supporters the umpiring was okay in the first half," Yeppoon Australian Rules publicity officer Col Jamieson said. Final score: Yeppoon 15-11; Brothers 3-4. Best players: Jason Jamieson, Adam Belot, Chris Wood and David Ward.
Junior netball PRIMARY School Junior Indoor Netball teams played the last rgund this week and will have the grand final next week on Tuesday, May 3, followed by a small presentation. There will be a break between seasons and indoor netball will start after the June/July holidays on Tuesday, July 12, the second week back. High school teams will continue to play their games on Tuesday afternoons as long as interest is maintained.
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• ABOVE: Capricorn Coast Little Athletics closed the season with a presentation night on Friday, April 22. Pictured are the athletes who were awarded prizes for excelling in certain sporting events and for participation.
AWARDS PRESENTED TO 19 LITTLE ATHLETES CAPRICORN Coast Athletes celebrated the end of season with a presentation night on Friday, April 22 ... 19 athletes' efforts were rewarded. The club's three main perpetual awards for sportsmanship, best all-rounder and most outstanding performer were presented to Troy Edwards (sportsmanship), Jeffrey Boon (all-rounder) and Tony Novak (outstanding performer), for their efforts during the season. Presentations were also made in each group to athletes who had either excelled in a certain event or had participated well. Ben Webb and Codie Gibbins, both under 7s, were presented with Little Athletic Badges for participation. Other recipients were: under 8, sprints, Cassandra Boon; under 9, sprints Shane Cowan, shotput Justin Edwards, discus Samuel Benson; under 10, hurdles and long
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jump Jeffrey Boon, discus Lee Donnollan, long jump Catherine Cossar; under 11, sprintsAndrea Thwaite, discus Matthew Anderson; under 12, middle distance Sparkle Furness, jumps Richard Benson; under 13, throws Brett Hallam; under 14, middle distance Andrew Prince, walks Troy Edwards; under 15, sprints Jason Sheard, throws Tony Novak, jumps Sandra Timms. It was the first time the Coast had held its athletics season in line with Brisbane clubs during the summer season. In past years the season was held during winter to avoid the summer's heat. Club spokesman Lorraine Coombs said the season had been successful with club days held under lights on Friday nights from 6.30pm-9.30pm.
The only disadvantage had been that other clubs in the Central Queensland region held their season during the winter months and Coast athletes had to travel to Maryborough for zone athletic days. Mrs Coombs said she hoped other clubs would change their system so Coast athletes could compete regularly to maintain high standards. The Coast finished with about 40 registered members. Some are now training for Townsville's annual championships to be held on June 11 and 12. Mrs Coombs said although this was now off-season, it was hoped a team could be sent to these titles. The new season will start about the second week in October and continues until April next year.
Bike riders promise thrills, spills CAPRICORN Dirt Riders Club is holding its Bicentennial Ambulance Charity Two-Day ATV Championship and Pony Express this weekend at Barlows Raceway. Activities start on Saturday, April 30, at midday with three hours of thrills and spills during Pony Express and ATV races. Club spokesman John Coutts said ATV stood for all terrain vehicles which includes trikes, quadracers and Odysseys. "There will be a flat track and motorcross track available to competitors," he said. The Pony Express was a team championship in which competitors follow arrows "through the scrub" for about half-an-hour before completing one lap. After one lap riders swap with partners who then have a turn at following the scrub
directions. Mr Coutts said there would also be a class for riders wanting to do this course by themselves without a partner. "Competitions continue on Sunday, with the same agenda as Sunday. However the programme starts at 10am," he said. "The competitions cater for peewees riding 50cc bikes to open riders on 500cc bikes. "Admission is free and competitors will be vying for 5600 to S700 prizes in trophies." Mr Coutts said it was hard to predict numbers for the race but expected about 50 riders to attend the 2-day championships. He said proceeds would aid Emu Park's QATB. "There is a SIO nomination fee for events but this is to cover trophies," he said. "Food and drink will be available and there's plenty of shade for families."
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THIS weekend Yeppoon Rugby League plays its first home game against Brothers at Yeppoon Showground. The Coast players, despite having two weeks off without a game, should be ready to go because they have been training hard. "There shouldn't be any worries about their fitness ... the last fortnight has been spent under the guidance of Will Cordwell," publicity officer Glen Holland said. The first grade side should be at full strength with Ian Brazier recovering from his knee injury and all other players well rested. Coach John Rhodes will be drilling the message into his team about their mistake rate and the amount of start they have given to the opposition in recent games. "If the message gets-through and the players don't leave their game in the dressing shed then a victory over Brothers seems the only result."
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The Reserve grade game should also be a bottler with both teams having a strong set of forwards and a speedy backline. Both sides are undefeated so far and this game will sort out how they will fare for the rest of the season. The early game will see Garry Horstman's U/19 side out to show Brothers it is a different side. The club is looking for a lot of Coast support for the first home game this year at Yeppoon Showground.
THIS week the last round of games for junior indoor cricket was played. The grand final will be played on Thursday, May 5, followed by presentations. There will then be a break between seasons and junior indoor cricket will start after the June/July holidays on Thursday, July 14, the second week back.
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CONSUMER Affairs Minister Vince Lester has issued a Press release urging retailers and customers to ensure plastic carry bags were capable of holding the items placed inside them. He gave details of an incident where a consumer was sold several bottles of softdrinks which were placed in an "inadequate carry bag". "No sooner had the consumer left the store than the bottom of the bag burst dropping the bottles on the consumer's foot," he said. Mr Lester said this sort of incident could have serious consequences because the consumer may be injured and retailers may find themselves legally liable for damage caused as a result of flimsy carry bags. "It is ironic that flimsy carry bags are provided as a customer service and yet the bags can be the potential cause of customer injury," he said. He's quite right ... it is ironic. Stores provide bags for customers' convenience yet, if the bag breaks, there's the possibility that the store owner can cop legal action. Isn't that the same as a Scout or Guide getting sued because the little old lady they help across the road slips? Surely, when a shop provides a handy little bag it shouldn't face legal action. That's the trouble today, someone tries to be helpful and gets rebuffed either verbally or by a letter from a solicitor. The real problem is that the small business today can't win ... if a shopkeeper just handed you the goods you bought and said it was too dangerous to give you a plastic bag you would take your business elsewhere ... to a multi-national that can afford the legal action!!! • • • NOT everyone knows that Yeppoon's famous girls' school, St Ursula's, also used to teach boys. Aside from giving the boys a good education, it also gave them a past ... for instance, not all "old boys" like to recall today that they went to St Ursula's. Of course, children who know their fathers are old St Ursula's boys enjoy taking the mickey out of them when they get the chance and the weekend's 70th school anniversary gave one daughter the opportunity she had been looking for. Waiting until her father called her up on the two-way radio, she announced she had bought him a ticket to his school's reunion ... St Ursula's. Father's still wondering how many were listing in on the air, waves!!!