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= • ABOVE: Boyle Elliott, Choong Ling : Ch'ng Huan Ten Ch'ng Wolfgang Mai and : Archibald Bent were naturalised Australian : citizens on Australia Day at a special ceremony in Livingstone Shire chambers. = • BELOW: Pictured are nearly all the : Livingstone Shire residents who helped = make last year's bicentennial celebrations a : success. They were presented with a framed : appreciation certificate, listing all their names, by chairman Cr John Bowen on : behalf of the shire. The function was held at : La Bamba on Australia D .
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• ABOVE: Ian Hill (left) was presented with an Aus-E tralia Day Council sports medallion; Lex Semple is: Livingstone Shire Australia Day Citizen and Laraine: Coombs was awarded an Australia Day Council spoils: medallion at an official Livingstone Shire Australia: Day ceremony. Ian Hill is outstanding in his chosen: spoil of shotput; Lex Semple has devoted his life to: C01711721111i1V service and Lorraine Coombs has worked for youth in sporting fields. • BELOW: Ian MacEwan is pictured looking at the: Wildlife Preservation society's display on a Shoalwater Bay sandmining proposal. The display was at the Care: Fair held in Appleton Park on Sunday.
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Honesty on show at police station COAST residents and visitors are honest ... wallets still containing their contents, keys and glasses have been handed into Yeppoon Police Station. Police officer-in-charge Sergeant 1/c Ken Tanzer said the wallets, glasses and keys had been handed in to the station and were available for collection by their owners. "We also have three bicycles ... a man's 10 speed, BMX and a lady's," Sgt Tanzer said. "The lady's bike was found on January 6 and we presume it was one of the three (two have been claimed) that came down from Rockhampton on the previous day." Sgt Tanzer said hopeful owners would be welcome to go to the station on Saturday mornings to claim their lost belongings. "On Saturday mornings it is easier to help people with lost belongings. We don't have licence inquiries and our staff aren't as rushed as during the week."
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Chamber talks on stingers, budget STINGER netting, sign-posting, beach erosion and budget submissions will be discussed at the Capricorn Coast Chamber of Commerce and Industry's February meeting. The meeting is at 6.30pm on Tuesday, February 7 at Bayview Tower. There will be brief discussions on stinger netting and signposting for the swimming pool. President Tony Millroy said there would also be a brief discussion on beach erosion primarily to see if anyone's business'is affected by it. "We will also be making budget submissions to Livingstone Shire Council," Mr Millroy said. "Only some of our suggestions from last year were put through. So, we will review last year's submission and add this year's ideas to it. "Another subject for discussion will be about the business people who didn't maximie the Christmas/New Year week. There were too many businesses closed during that period." Mr Millroy said the chamber hopes to have a guest speaker from the Pivot Group about the sandmining venture in Shoalwater Bay. "The discussion is not about conservation. That is where the conservationists come in," he said. "We have specific questions on how the project will effect the area. "There should be guarantees on road funding and maintenance, routing of trucks and disposal of water, sand and tailings. Will the tailings be radioactive and how will the group remove it? "We are for the project from the benefits it will give the Coast but our approval is guarded. "As a chamber of commerce we are interested
and concerned about anything that affects business, the community and, overall, our way of life. "The conservation aspect worries us too, but that aspect can be overseen by the conservation people. "Everyone's welcome but it's not a conservation/environment forum," he said. "Anyone who has any questions about the sandmining proposal is welcome to attend. But emphasis is only on questions to do with industrial benefits to the Coast's business wellbeing."
Laws apply to bikes BICYCLES are vehicles and cyclists must obey the traffic laws. Yeppoon Police officer-in-charge Sergeant 1/c Ken Tanzer said this week young people didn't realise that bicycles are treated the same as motor vehicles. "It is against the law to ride a bicycle after dark without lights and they must have reflectors," he said. "Children starting school who are allowed to ride their bikes must be told the rules of the road ... and people who ride bicycles on footpaths are breaking the law. "They should be encouraged to wear approved bicycle helmets and they should be worn and fastened as the designer suggests." Sgt Tanzer also suggested skateboard riders find a safe area to use and to consider pedestrians. "Please don't ride skateboards on the road."
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ANY tickets sold between now and Sunday for the Glen Rohl Benefit will be "pure gravy" because costs have been covered, Pacific Hotel publican Bill Nugent said on Wednesday night. The Glen Rohl Benefit will be held at the Pacific Hotel on Sunday (February 5) from 11 am with major prizes to be drawn around Noon. Glen Rohl, a former Pacific Hotel staff member, was burned and suffered internal injuries ast month when a fishing boat he was working on caught fire at Rosslyn Bay Harbour. Mr Nugent said Mr Rohl had been transferred to Yeppoon Hospital this week so he could be closer to his family. "We're expecting a big response to the various raffles tonight (Friday), tomorrow and on Sunday," he said. "Sales so far have given the family a lift because so many of Glen's friends have come forward to help. "Quite a few are so glad something is being done to tide over the family in its hour of need that it has not been unusual to have five $20 tickets sold at a time ... that's $100 worth of help from individuals." Mr Rohl and Dennis Murray were partners in a 9m twin-hulled aluminium fishing boat which exploded at the harbour on January 5 when they were working on it. Mr Rohl was working inside the boat when the explosion occurred. He was rushed to hospital with burns to 25 per cent of his body. Mr Nugent said all money raised at the benefit would go to the Rohl family (Glen, his wife Paula, and two children).
The major fund-raiser is a raffle with a $1000 draw and three $100 draws. Tickets are on sale at S20 each. They are available at the Pacific Hotel, from Peter Bayliss or Dennis Murray. There will be a free keg for ticket holders on the Sunday although Mr Nugest said there was no need for ticket holders to feel obliged to attend. All winners will be notified. Four other raffles will help raise money for the Rohl family by offering top prizes: • A 27mHz marine radio (value S160) donated by Vince Welsh of Cooee Bay Marine. • A S100 open fashion order donated by Kay Murray of His 'n Hers Resort Wear. • A S140 open order donated by Bill Nugent of the Pacific Hotel Liquor Barn. All ticket buyers will also eligible to bonuses of two prizes donated by GB's Hair Studio - a shampoo, blow-dry and (for the males) hair care to the value of $15. Global Seafoods has donated seafood trays which will be raffled at the Pacific Hotel tonight (Friday). Mr Nugent said other groups such as the Swans Australian Rules footballers, the Seagulls Rugby League Club and Rotary had donated proceeds of their raffles to the benefit. "I'd like to see as much raised as possible to give Glen a great homecoming," Mr Nugent said. "He's now in Yeppoon Hospital but it will be months before he's back on his feet."
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Wreath idea had become political FOLLOWING discussions between the president of Yeppoon sub-branch of the RSL and Dysart sub-branch secretary Jim Pearce, ALP candidate for Broadsound, a decision was made against a wreath-laying ceremony at the. Yeppoon War Memorial on the day of Hirohito's funeral. It was agreed between the parties concerned the matter had become a political issue which could be detrimental to the RSL. An apolog for inconvenience caused has been tendered.
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THE prospect of a sewerage scheme for the central section of Emu Park will be advanced by a Livingstone Shire Council deputation led by Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton to discuss financial opt ions with Finance Minister Brian Austin in Brisbane on February 8. "Technical details of a sewerage scheme estimated to cost about S5 million have been determined between Queensland Water Resources Commission officers and Shire engineering staff over the last six months, and at this stage it is a political decision for State Cabinet as to what financial options are available," Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton said. "Emu Park cannot afford sewerage without state government assistance because of its low rating base, and the difficult terrain to be serviced by a sewerage scheme. "I have convinced Water Resources Minister Don Neal that State Government assistance is essential, particularly in light of the hazardous health situation due to the present unsewered situation and poor soils for septic absorption. "We will be discussing several options with Mr Austin including interest-holiday loans such as those made available to the council to assist it to build a water filtration plant at Woodbury," he said. Interest holiday loans are loans that have a period of time when no interest is charged. "Other options include a special grant to keep sewerage rates at reasonable levels or deficit financing with low loan repayments in the early years. "I will not prejudge the outcome but am confident of achieving significent financial assistance for the council." The council deputation consists of chairman Cr John Bowen, deputy chairman Cr Brian Dorey and engineer Pat Murphy.
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CAPRICORN Coast ALP branch president David Timbs said he welcomed ALP candidate for Broadsound Jim Pearce's decision to not lay a wreath on Yeppoon's cenotaph. "I am glad the air has now been cleared and there is to be no bad blood between ourselves and the RSL," he said. "Mr Pearce can get on with the campaign to win the seat of Broadsound for the ALP from the National Party. •"This was just a minor hiccough and should now be forgotten." Mr Timbs said the branch had last month written to Mr Pearce advising it did not support the ceremony to have been conducted on the day of Emperor Hirohito's funeral. "The branch asked him to advise the RSL that he had changed his mind:" Mr Timbs said their candidate had a great opportunity to win. "Denis Hinton will be swept out in the wave of opposition which is mounting against the National Party."
Minister here February 24 FAMILY Services Minister Craig Sherrin will visit Yeppoon on Friday, February 24 at the invitation of Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton and will meet community organisation representatives. "I am inviting Mr Sherrin in order to obtain a shire community development worker who would be state funded and operate from sthe Livingstone Shire Council," Mr Hinton said: "I will be attempting to demonstrate to Mr Sherrin that the Capricorn Coast has an urgent need for such a social worker because of the high aged population, with many people living alone and because of the high unemployment rate, particularly among young people, that causes family distress and marriage break-ups. "We have a problem here and a community development worker could co-ordinate selfhelp groups as well as assisting with individual family situations," Mr Hinton said.
Speech therapist visits Thursdays SPEECH therapist Janelle Vuolo is based at Rockhampton Base Hospital and attends Yeppoon Hospital every Thursday. Her patients range from babies and the elderly, who have had speech problems from birth or strokes. Patients are referred through the public hospital system. "Traditionally, speech therapy worked on specific skills, but children had difficulty continuing what they were learning outside therapy hours." she said. "The SI000 cheque from Yeppoon Lions Club will be used to purchase items children can adapt to, in more normal situations. "There is a playhouse that can be built where the children move the furniture, placing it in the correct places and naming those places. "They will learn to identify everyday words and use pronouns and sentences correctly." Mrs Vuolo said sometimes new words are used with which the children are unfamiliar. "And that is when the playhouse shows the children what the words represent ... the words become every day and the children find it easier to cope."
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Scope offers $1500 for park CAPRICORN Coast Scope Club has offered to provide 51500 toward the cost of playground equipment for Beaman Park, Yeppoon. The club told council by letter that playground equipment was its local project this year. It suggested council could provide additional funds to provide more equipment or, if the 51500 was to be the sole contribution, a Koppers Logs playground be provided with the donation. Shire engineer Pat Murphy, in a report, said because Beaman Park was in the centre of the business area, it was considered a more aesthetically pleasing piece of equipment would be more appropriate. Total cost of the suggested item was about S5000 and it was recommended the club be thanked for its offer of 51500 and the council provide the additional 53500. Cr Ellen Cogill asked where council was going to find its contribution and a debate followed along those lines. Council resolved to thank the Scope Club and "upon receipt of the S1500 contribution, the council will consider making available 53500 for the installation of playground equipment in Beaman Park".
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Nev & Carol Welfare's • A : An Ironwood (Eucalyptus Ravretiana) was planted in Appleton Park on Sunday at the Care Fair. Children's Tree Committee oiganiser Stephen Schwarten (centre with hat) provided the tree for Paul Christensen (front right) and Senator Irina Dunn to plant. Wildlife Preservation Society Capricorn branch president Pat O'Brien looked on.
' Care Fair was 'thinking locally, acting globally most NUCLEAR Disarmament Party Senator Irina Dunn (NSW) told people attending the Capricorn Coast Care Fair Day on Sunday they were an example of "thinking locally and acting globally". She said the Care Fair was a most appropriate way for a community of families and individuals to contribute to the richness of Australian social and political life by integrating the two. A nationwide peace issues survey conducted last year by the People for Nuclear Disarmament asked what was the most effective way of achieving peace? "Overwhelmingly, people answered that the
$92,000 PLAY AREA CONSTRUCTION will start in mid-March on a new covered play area estimated to cost S92,000 at the Emu Park State School. Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton has been advised by Works Minister Bill Gunn that his representations to secure the covered area have been successful.
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et fective way of bringing about peace in the world was to start in the community, at the local grassroots level," Senator Dunn said. "If we do not begin to develop peaceful means of conflict resolution at a local level, can we really expect the world's leaders to reject belligerent stances and to seek avenues of negotiation that will lessen international tensions?" Senator Dunn said there were many ways in which a community could exert a powerful influence on the political decision-makers of Queensland and Australia. It involved people practising responsible citizenship. The problem was that Australians had a tendency to be either apathetic or cynical about politics and politicians. "Near where I live in Sydney there are a couple of graffitis which express this attitude," she said. "One says: 'It doesn't matter who you vote for, apolitician always gets in'. The other says: 'Don't vote for them. It only encourages them'. Despite my position, I have a great deal of sympathy with these statements.
"However I do believe that voting is an important part of responsible citizenship, but certainly not all of it." Senator Dunn said political representation in Queensland had been biased for many years by the gerrymander. As a result, Queenslanders had effectively been disenfranchised. "This is galling enough in itself, but to discover, via the Fitzgerald Inquiry, the high-level and widespread corruption that many of us have suspected all along, shows what politicians will try to get away with," she said. No wonder we are so cynical about so-called responsible governments. Under these circumstances, it becomes critical for all people to exercise responsible citizenship ... and to take governments to task for their failure to carry out their elected responsibilities." Ordinary electors could not with-hold their vote "but we can inform ourselves of the candidates, their platforms 'their sincerity and honesty, their commitment; and by doing so, channel our votes to where they will be most effective, whether at local, State or Federal level".
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Councillors to get groups' submissions LIVINGSTONE Shire councillors will in future receive copies of submissions made by groups so their contributions can be considered during debate. This follows a motion on Tuesday from Cr Glenda Matherwhen discussing the minutes of council's December meeting. Cr Mather said council sought submissions from groups about fire services proposals but councillors only received a verbal report from shire clerk Jim Brown on the groups' letters. She said if council asked groups to make written submissions the least it could do was pay them the courtesy of reading the submissions. "The letters were not even tabled," she said. Shire clerk Jim Brown said the submissions had not been received in time to be included in the agenda and he had read a precis of the submissions to council. Cr Kev Hinz said councillors could not expect to have copies of the letters if they were not received in time for the agenda. Shire chairman Cr John Bowen said to do justice to submissions from local groups, the matter being discussed should be held over. Cr Hinz replied that "when all was said and done," it was the council's opinion that was being sought by the Fire Services Council. The three groups which made submissions were the Bondoola ProgressAssociation, Emu Park Progress Association and the Capricorn Coast Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
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• 'ABOVE: English exchange teacher Gill Matthews and her husband Matt arrived on the Capricorn Coast last week after spending some time in Sydney. Gill exchanged her teaching job in Surrey with Coast resident Karen Ruck and takes up her ditties at Yeppoon State Primary School on Monday.
I WAS very interested in your editorial of January 20 - 26, re the planting of trees and neighbourhood participation. For the past four years my husband, and I, with the part-time assistance of two neighbours, have cleaned and planted the area along the creek (Lammermoor Beach) for a distance of nine properties, and created a beautiful park which we continue to maintain. Perhaps you might like to view our effort and hopefully encourage others to become more community conscious. Yes, we are patting ourselves on the back, but feel it is justified with a job well done, Should the council gardener have surplus trees, we would be happy to plant and maintain them. Incidently, last year we paid nearly S200 in excess water rates, but were happy to do so rather than let the plants die for the lack of a drink. We thoroughly enjoy reading the Mirror and find it a reliable source of local information. Keep up the good work. - Elaine Hoelscher, 188 Scenic Drive, Lammermoor Beach.
'Action' is what writer wants... I HAVE a query which I am hoping to have answered. This query is the result of last week's story on council budgeting and is one that has had me wondering for quite a while. The question I wish to put forward is this: Is council liable for prosecution once complaints have been made to advise them of unsafe sections of road, bridges, and conditions of limited entry and egress causing accidents? In the instance of an accident where a fatality or serious injury occurs, disabling a victim,
which cannot be fully accountable to either the driver or a cyclist but is rather through neglect after being advised of risk in the area, and ignoring it? Council asked what we wanted in the budget. I would like safety given priority. The bridge that serves traffic from Rockhampton and Tanby Roads in Park Street is a death trap. Stacks of young cyclists have no option but to use this bridge to travel to school. We need action on this and also bike lanes with accessibility to all schools in the area and particularly Braithwaite Street up Adelaide Park Road. This area, due to the heavy and fast volume of traffic, is more.,aptly known as a drag strip. We have written to council and to a councillor also. What do I want from council? Action!! - Jan Edwards, 64 Braithwaite Street, Yeppoon.
Pat on the back for Telecom MAY I commend Telecom, a very big business, for doing a great service for one small person. I am disabled, mostly housebound, and the telephone is my main link with family, friends and medical help. Just holding the phone had become extremely painful. Telecom management became aware of my problem and supplied me with a headset telephone from surplus stack normally unavailable to the public and installed it at no charge. Thanks are due to Telecom Rockhampton manager Marshall Allan also Mr Lindsay Shepherd and technician Gavin of Yeppoon Telecom and Middlemount Telecom technician Greg McFie who just noted my plight. Their courtesy and generosity provided this unexpected, but most appreciated help. - Mary Gilbert, 27 Taylor Street, Keppel Sands.
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"The decision to provide a mammography unit was made about a year ago and women will be able to book in from Monday," mammography unit co-ordinator Viv Staley said this week. The unit is on the corner of North and Talford Streets, Rockhampton. within the hospital grounds. "Women can make their own appointment or can be referred by their family doctor. They can phone St Andrew's Hospital and ask for the mammography unit to make the appointment. "If anyone wants to inquire about the mammography unit, they can contact me anytime during the week," Mrs Staley said. Mammography is an x-ray image of the breast and it takes about half an hour. Within two days of having the mammogram the patient and doctor will be in receipt of the report. She will then be referred to her own doctor for further investigation in the event of an abnormality. The mammogram costs the patient S40 ... if there is a history of breast cancer in the family or the patient's personal history, the charge is claimed against Medicare. It is important for women over 40 years of age to have a mammogram because the incidence of breast cancer rises by 200 per cent after that age. One in 15 women will be affected by breast cancer in their lifetime and it is the most common cause of death in women. By the time you feel a lump, it has been present for five or six years. The mammogram will detect a lump one millimetre in size (about the size of two matchheads placed side-by-side). It is recommended that women between the ages of 40 and 50 have a mammogram yearly; 50 to 60 years every 18 months and 60 years onwards every two years. "The cause of breast cancer is unkown and no method of means of prevention can be offered," Mrs Staley said. She said there was no evidence to show there is a radiation risk from the x-ray offered to a patient at the time of a mammogram. "It has been shown that surveying mammographic results on diagnosing breast cancer has increased the patient's survivorship by 30 per cent." Mrs Staley said it was difficult to diagnose breast cancer in women under 30 years because of the breast's tissue density.
• ABOVE: Japanese exchange student Muts on the Capricont Coast. She is pictured with Reynolds, on Yeppoon's beach front.
Exchange stuc'er MUTSUMI Nizuno from Osaka, Japan spent — three weeks on the Coast with host Lions families. She has spent eight months in Poowong, Victoria and asked if she could see some of Australia before returning home. The Lions club organised her three weeks in Queensland on the Capricorn Coast with Glynnis and Hugh Farlow, Leslie and Kel Hutton and Kathy and Geoff Reynolds. Mutsumi came to Australia to learn English and has spent her eight months in Australia at school. "She wants to be a interpreter," Mrs Reynolds said. "Mutsumi said English was easy to write, but
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• ABOVE: Sharon Hayes and Ronald Mackie, both 15, enjoyed the recent under18 disco at La Bamba.
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COAST teenagers have another venue for entertainment ... under-18 discos at La Bamba Nightclub. Yeppoon resident Julie Semple has organised the discos with the co-operation of La Bamba's management, Yeppoon Police and the Licensing Board. -There is no liquor or cigarettes available," she said. "All alcohol is taken away and stored so it is not on view and the same with cigarettes." The first of the holiday under-18 discos was held in the last week of the school holidays and attracted 158 people aged between 13 and 18 years. "It is run by volunteers and we have plenty of people who have offered to help. "Because of the volunteer help, admission is S3 and soft drinks can be bought at the bar.
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Capricorn Coast Mirror February 3 - February 9, 1989 - 9
Mill Gallery has new home on beachfront
wni Nizuno from Osaka spent three weeks one of the host families, Geoff and Kathy
it-holidays here tbconverse and understand was difficult. "She wasn't worried about asking what a word meant and her spoken English was good." Mutsumi left the Coast on Monday to stay at Narooma on the New South Wales south coast, near Bateman's Bay, for two weeks. She then returns to Poowong and her mother arrives from Japan in February and theywill fly home in March. Mutsumi then returns to school in Osaka. In September she is going to the United States of America to complete a further two years of study. Mrs Reynolds said Mutsumi was happy to try different types of food but couldn't acquire a taste for Vegemite.
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SAT LA BAMBA "The DJ is a professional and La Bamba's facilities are all used ... the big screenwith video clips, lights and smoking floor. "Volunteers aren't allowed to drink or smoke and the patrons have full table service. The soft drinks are in glasses which are removed when used," she said. There are no parents involved in the running of the disco and the nights are fully supervised. Smoking and consumption of liquor are banned. No-one under the influence is allowed. "We "don't allow the patrons to leave the premises, but if they insist, we explain they cannot return," Julie said. "La Bamba manager Phyl Ayoub hopes to be able to organise a bus to come down from Rockhampton for the next disco on Monday, March 20." The disco is from 7pm until 11.30pm on a Monday night in the school holidays. 10 mins from Yeppoo;) Open 930am-430pm 7 days
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THE Mill Gallery has a new home on Yeppoon's beachfront ... and moves in on March 12. Owner Dale Childs this week said the time had come for her to move the gallery into town from Farnborough. "I will be moving in long before opening, but I want to paint and re-decorate," Dale said. "The building is just down from Seafood and Eat It towards the sailing club and suits my requirements for accommodation and gallery." The gallery has been noted for promoting Capricorn Coast artists since it started five years ago. "We show oils, watercolours, photographs, pottery, woodwork, leatherwork ... in fact there isn't much I don't have on exhibition. "I'm suspending operations at the Farnborough gallery from this weekend, preparing for the move to the premises. Unfortunately it is necessary, but the new gallery will be better. "The gallery will be sited on the top floor and open every day. "It will still be called the Mill Gallery because the name is known all over Central Queensland for quality Coast art. "I have placed paintings in the new Parliament House, Canberra, homes in Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne. The last five years. have been exciting and I'm looking forward to the future with enthusiasm." Dale has promoted children's art and local designers and seamstresses in specialised displays. "The children's art exhibition is held every September and the creative clothing display will be in Rockhampton, hopefully in March. This exhibition is usually part of the Women in Arts Festival. "The new gallery is going to be just as casual and inviting. I found people have enjoyed the atmosphere ... so it will continue," she said.
'Jacko' resigns after long reign as secretary LONG-time member and long-serving secretary of the Yeppoon Pensioners' League, Mr J E (Jacko) Jackson, resigned his position as secretary at last Thursday's monthly meeting of the league. `Jacko' joined Yeppoon Pensioners' League in 1963 and, in 1964, took over the secretarial reins ... a position he held for over nine years until he resigned and the secretaryship was filled by former ambulance superintendent Fred Leader. However, `Jacko' still retained his position as CQ Zone secretary which he took up in 1968 and held for 15 years. Following occupancy of the secretarial office of Yeppoon Pensioners' League by Fred Leader, the late Roy Hutcheon and Vera Farlow, `Jacko', in 1978, was voted to his second term as secretary and he held that office until Thursday of last week when his resignation was accepted by the members. `Jacko' has been hospitalised with eye trouble and has been absent from meetings for the past four months. He will be having further eye treatment in the near future and he decided to resign as secretary. Mrs Lorna McIntyre, who has been filling in for `Jacko' during his absence, was appointed acting secretary at the January meeting and will contest the position of secretary at the next annual meeting of the league if she so desires. It was unanimously decided on a motion by Mrs Dot Close that a letter of appreciation of his services to the Yeppoon League be forwarded to Mr Jackson. Mr Jackson is a life member of the Yeppoon Pensioners' League.
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10 - Capricorn Coast Mirror February 3 - February 9, 1989
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JOIN the action ... Yeppoon Scout Group is looking for boys, youths and adults. The group started about l0years ago and now has its own den in Rose Street, Cooee Bay and the facilities required to give boys and youths a sense of achievement and have fun at the same time. Boys aged from eight years upward are invited to join Yeppoon Scouts Group as cubs (aged between 8 and 11 years) and scouts (10 and 15 years) and become part of a worldwide youth movement. If your son would like to join the scouting movement, contact Mery Leslie, 39 3317 after hours or 27 3833 during the day. Cubs meet every Monday at 7pm and scouts on Thursday at 7pm. Scouting is a voluntary association for adults and children. Its aim is to encourage the physical, mental, social and spiritual development of young people with the emphasis on fun. The Yeppoon group is also looking for a cub leader and assistant scout leader. At present there are about 15 cubs under the care of assistant cub leaders David Murray and Suzanne Sheard. Brett Odell is leader to the 20 scouts. Adults between 18 and 55 years who are interested in becoming leaders can contact Mery Leslie 39 3317 after hours and 27 3833 at work. You don't have to have any previous experience because all leaders are trained. Central Queensland has a strong Scout movement and the majority of training is completed in this area ... usually at Seeonee Park on the Yeppoon-Rockhampton Road. Trained instructors assist new leaders after training, and support isgiven by district leaders in eaclisection. During training, which is divided into short sessions, the emphasis is on fun for the cubs and scouts with the added advantage of learning to grow and develop into responsible citizens. Scouting needs leaders. No-one is paid ... it is all voluntary. Leaders can be brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, uncles, aunties, singles ... anyone. Without leaders there are no cubs or scouts. There are more than 160,000 members in Australia and 150 million in more than 150 countries. Yeppoon needs a cub leader to oversee the assistants and the scout leader must have an assistant to help him with planning programmes. If there are no adult leaders your children have lost their chance to be part of a group that is, dedicated to helping your children. Parents who do not want to be leaders can help the group committee by assisting with • badge testing, ideas and raising money. Group committee chairman is Mery Leslie, secretary is Carol Williams and Bob Walls is treasurer. The committee meets at 7.30pm on the last Wednesday in each month at the den. The group committee has no part in training or organising the cubs or scouts.
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UNDER Queensland's recently amended Traffic Act there are three principal drinkdriving offences with which a motorist can be charged. First, there is the major offence of driving or being in charge of a motor vehicle upon a road or elsewhere under the influence of liquor or a drug. Secondly, there is the offence of being in charge of a motet- vehicle upon a road or elsewhere while the concentration of alcohol in one's blood equals or exceeds 50 milligrams per 100 millitres of blood (.05). • The third principle offence is failing to provide a prescribed specimen of breath. Under new legislation which became effective in December 1988, random breath testing has been introduced. Police can now stop a motorist and request provision of a breath test at the time or place where the officer makes the request, the nearest police station, or place at which the poliCe officer believes there is a device located to carry out the test. The RACQ warned that if you refuse to take a roadside breath test, or to provide a specimen elsewhere, an offence is committed. The RACQ also warned that refusal to take the test had the same status as the major drinkdriving offence. If you are charged, the RACQ suggested it would pay you to have proof of your identity and address with you to show you have lived there for some time. Should you be found guilty of driving under the influence, you will be liable to a fine, or even a jail term, and will be disqualified from holding a driver's licence. If your blood alcohol level was between .05 and .15, you would be liable for a fine up to $700, licence disqualification ranging from one to nine months, plus possible imprisonment up to three months. If the level is above .15 you would be liable for a fine up to $1400, mandatory licence disqualification.for six months and possible imprisonment up to nine months. If you had convictions for drink-driving during the previous five years, the penalties would be harsher. For young drivers aged under 18, the blood alcohol limit is .02. Exceeding that limit involves fines of up to $700, loss of licence and possible imprisonment. `Mistaken belief that they were under the prescribed blood alcohol level is a defence that can no longer be used by drivers in Queensland.
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In Queensland, more than 10 per gent of adults and 40 per cent of children still travel unrestrained. The excuses, as catalogued in the Transport Department case files, are legion. So too are the tragic examples of how failure to buckle up have cost precious lives. Only names have been changed in these actual Transport Department case studies of road deaths. For Linda, her seven year old daughter's screaming tantrum was excuse enough not to strap her into her car seat. After all, she was only going down the road to the shops- so Sue was allowed to stand up on the back seat. As Linda was driving, another vehicle ignored a give-way sign and sped in front of her car. She slammed on the brakes to avoid it, but ran into its side. Little Sue was thrown forward and died when her head struck the dashboard. Although severely shocked, her seat-belted mother was unhurt. The Green family's excuse was that they didn't own a baby capsule. As the family set out on an outing, Mrs Green sat in the back and nursed their young baby with her four year old son, Ben, strapped into a child restraint seat. 'Both Mr and Mrs Green wore seat belts. The traffic stopped suddenly. Mr Green swerved and braked but hit the car in front. The baby was flung from Mrs Green's arms and suffered fatal head injuries when his head struck the rear door. No-one else was injured and there was only slight damage to the ve-. hide... Had they been alive today to give it, Val and her daughter Anna's excuse would have been that they were sitting in the rear of the car and didn't think to buckle up. Val's husband, Mark, and their son, Peter, were sitting in the front seat, restrained properly. A tyre blew and the car went out of control, rolling down an embankment. Anna was thrown out and her head struck the ground. Mark ran to her and tried to revive her but she died in his arms. Val died later in hbspital. Mark and Peter were uninjured... Against this background of needless loss of life and case after case which prove that seat belts do indeed save lives, the latest RACQ research, showing 10 per cent of adults in front seats of vehicles and 41 per cent in rear seats
still don't buckle up, is disturbing. An even more disturbing statistic is the 40 per cent of children allowed to travel unrestrained in both the front and rear seats of cars. "While seat belts wearing rates had increased by some 15 to 20 per cent since the club's previous seat belt survey in 1984, the figures were still disappointing,” RACQ's traffic and saftey manager Joe Kenny said. "I don't knowwhy these people don't buckle up," Mr Kenny said. "All it takes is a few seconds and they may have saved their lives. Butperhaps what's really ' sad is seeing children travel in cars without being restrained. "Although the number •of children restrained correctly had increased by about 16 per cent in four years, the four out of ten nonwearing rate among youngsters was still far too high ... while any increase is good," Mr Kenny said. "The figures 'have shown that parents and others adults who drive with children in cars are not taking enough care to ensure they are restrained adequately." "The RACQ's recent seat belt survey had also revealed that many children did not use available child seats and restraints correctly." During RACQ field surveys it was observed that many youngsters sat in child restraint seats without wearing the safety harness. "This was possibly more dangerous than sitting on the car seat unrestrained," Mr Kenny said. From the higher position, there was greater possibility of being thrown over the front seat in the event of a frontal collision. "While accurate statistics of unnecessary trauma were not generally available, the Transport Department had analysed the seat belt wearing of all persons killed in motor accidents from January to June 1987," Mr Kenny said. The department's study revealed that some 75 per cent of all people under 17 years of age were unrestrained at the time of impact and that 51 per cent of all vehicle occupants killed were unrestrained. Although it was unlikely that all of these people would have survived had they been ----' restrained, there was no doubt that seat belts would have improved their chances of escaping serious injury. Officers of the police traffic accident section confirmed that non-wearing of restraints often made the difference between a minor injury and a serious, or fatal, injury.
Capricorn Coast Mirror February 3 - February 9, 1989 - 11 A PINK nylon jacket was left behind at the Children's workshop organised by the society of arts. It can be collected from the Paint Pot Gallery on the corner of Hill and Queen treets, Yeppoon. CAPRICORN Coast Society of Arts annual general meeting is on Wednesday, February 15 at 7.30pm in the Paint Pot Gallery. *** JULIE'S Jazzers School of Dancers has its enrolment day On Monday, February 6 between 3pm and 6pm at the Bakehouse Gym. *** FRANK and Joan Withoos have sold the Zilzie Store to Jeff and Rhonda Tabb. Frank said he is going to miss the children who used to call in ... he won't miss the hours. *** ST JAMES Guild street stall is in front of Findlay's Betta store on Saturday, February 11. *** EMU Park CWA's first 1989 meeting is on Tuesday, February 7 at 1.30pm in the Hill Street rooms. New members are needed ... you will be made welcome, so go along to the meeting next Tuesday and make some new friends, or maybe meet up with some old. The branch has lots of activities planned for this year. *** CENTRAL Queensland Genealogical Association's first 1989 meeting is at the Capricorn Education Centre, North Street, Rockhampton on Wednesday, February 8. Beginners class is at 7pm and visitors are welcome. There is no charge. Contact Toni, 34 4352 for more information. *** YEPPOON Lioness Club held its new year's ,neeting on January 18 at the shell club rooms in Whitman Street. A progressive dinner has been organised for Friday, February 24 in the form of a round-theworld trip. Tickets are available from Del Coughlan at McDougall's in savemore. Craft sessions will be introduced on Thursday, March 2 at 7.30pm and Wednesday, March 8 between 10am and 3pm at the shell club hall. If you need to know more, contact president Joan Byatt, 39 3189. Members congratulate Leila Goodwin on receiving a bicentennial certificate for exceptional service to the community. *** FIFTY members signed the attendance book at the first meeting of the Yeppoon Pensioners' League held in the Yeppoon Town Hall on Australia Day, January 26. The league has been in recess for two months and members were welcomed by president Bill Shuttlewood who exprssed pleasure atb the attendance and wished members a year of profitable meetings and social afternoons. The next meeting is on Thursday, February 23 and the first social for 1989 is on Tuesday, February 14. *** PARENTS-to-be on the Coast are invited to attend the first free Birth Preparation Programme for 1989 starting on Wednesday, February 22 at 7.30pm for four Wednesdays. The trend to share together in the preparations and to be present at the actual birth has become the normal thing to do as more and more fathers-to-be attend the free discussion and video evenings regularly organised by Community Health. The programme provides and opportunity to we questions answered by physiotherapy, and nursing professionals in addition to seeing the latest Australian videos on prenatal care and exercise, birth and after-birth care including breast feeding and the need for immunisation. Take home literature is also provided for reference and home discussion.
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*Ma Ceil6 THE Christian Meditation Group invites you to 'An introduction to Christian Meditation' at the Benedictine Monastery, 56 Old Scenic Highway, Yeppoon on Saturday (tomorrow) February 4 at 2pm. Please contact 39 6205 for more information. *** THE Central Queensland Pensioners League zone meeting is in Emu Park's cultural hall on Wednesday, February 22 starting at 10.30am. Delegates are expected to attend from Rockhampton South, Mt Morgan, Emu Park and Yeppoon. A bus will take Yeppoon pensioners to Emu Park and will leave Yeppoon Railway Station at 8.45am. The early departure time from Yeppoon will allow Yeppoon members to join in a cent sale which will be held by the Emu Park league. Members will also attenda social afternoon to be held in the Emu Park cultural hall starting at 1pm. Donations are needed for the cent sale, so phone 39 6359 if you have anything to offer. *** YEPPOON State High School Parents and Citizens Association annual general meeting is on Tuesday, February 14 at 7.30pm in the school library. *** KEEP-FIT classes are on again in the National Fitness Hall, Queen Street, Yeppoon (next to the kindergarten). The classes are on Tuesdays at 9.30am and 10am on Thursdays. They are moderate impact aerobics, suitable for all ages, with accredited instructors. Inquiries to Julie 39 4390 or Ilona 35 1185. *** A BUS has been arranged by Yeppoon Pensioners League to go to Rockhampton on Thursday, February 16 to take members to the North Rockhampton Pensioners League monthly social that starts at 1pm. Transport leaves Yeppoon Railway Station at 9am and leaves members at North Rockhampton and the East Street mall. The return journey will leave Bauhinia House at the conclusion of the social. Seats for this and the bus to Emu Park on February 22 can be organised through bus captain Pat King, 39 2109. *** YOGA classes start on Monday, February 6 from 9.30am until 11am at the National Fitness Hall, Queen Street, Yeppoon. Phone 39 2413 for more information. *** TUESDAY, February 7 is the date of the Capricorn Coast Writers Club annual general meeting. The venue is Yeppoon RSL Hall and the time is 9.30am. Members are looking forward to seeing new and present members and sharing new ideas that wil benefit all members. Everyone will be able to catch up with news after the meeting when it will be social time. Anyone interested in finding out who, when, where, why and how to send off their manuscripts or at least get into print iswelcome to go the meeting or any meeting. ***
FORUM'S next meeting is on Wednesday, February 8 at 7.30pm in the Arthur Street, Yeppoon, hall. *** HEAR ye, hear ye. Have you ever experienced one of those moments when you are totally at a loss for a word? Toastmasters. That's the place for you ... they will help you find the words. The speechcraft course starts on Wednesday, February 8 at 7.30pm in the Yeppoon RSL hall and runs for eight weeks. It will be conducted by a local member in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Anyone interested is welcome to contact Sally Tickle, 39 4011. The cost is S25 and an added bonus is that if you decide to join Toastmasters the S25 is deducted from the membership.
NURSING Mothers is having a discussion morning called 'All about Nursing Mothers'. Is has been organised by the Yeppoon group to help women who want to know more about the Nursing Mothers Association of Australia. It is on Thursday, February 9 at 9.30am and is being hosted by Janet Walter at her 19 Tucker Street, Yeppoon home. Contact Janet, 39 1095, if you want information. *** A FAMILY walk in the By-field area includes a walk for beginners on Saturday, February 11, organised by the Bushwalkers. Contact Shirley Hopkins, 26 1702 after hours. *** PREPARATION for Childbirth and Early Parenting classes start on Wednesday, February 8. It's a six week course designed to improve understanding of pregnancy, labour, birth and early parenting. Other related issues include: nutrition, stretching exercises, deep breathing, visualisation, relaxation, stress management, assertiveness and communication skills. A birth preparation handbook is provided with the class as well as library books and videos. The course is S50 and contact Gaye O'Brien, 39 4523, to register. *** A cent sale has been organised by Emu Park CWA members to raise money for the St Andrew's Hospital Mammography unit on Thursday, February 16. The sale will start at 9.30am in the Emu Park hall and donations would be appreciated. It is not a CWA function ... just organised by the members and that includes all those lovely baked and home-made goodies. Donations can be taken to the cent sale, but •it would be preferable to have them earlier so everything can be organised. The 60 cent admission includes morning tea.
GENERAL meeting of the Yeppoon Little Theatre is on Tuesday, February 7 at Rosalie Steyn's residence, 12 'Power Street, Yeppoon, at 7.30pm. All members are asked to attend to discuss the next production. Membership fees are due. *** GYM fun for overactive boys aged five and under at the Cooee Bay Recreational Hall. Classes start Saturday (tomorrow) between 9am and 10am. *** EMU Park RSL will have its first monthly social for the year on Saturday, February 11 at 7pm. After that date it will be held on the third Saturday of each month when league members and their guests will be welcome.
A happy morning was spent at the St James Guild January cent sale. Competition prize-winners were Mrs T Yorkston and Mrs K Johnson. The jackpot went to Mrs A Hutchinson, lucky door was won by Mrs Y Felling. Mrs P Willis and Mrs M McKellar won special prizes. The next cent sale is on Februsry 22 in the St James Mary Street, Yeppoon, hall ... good company, prizes and a splendid morning tea. *** A QUIZ and game night is on Friday, March 3 organised by Yeppoon State Primary School Parents and Citizens association in Yeppoon Town Hall. *** A PLAYGROUP is held at the Yeppoom Kindergarten, Queen Street, on Monday and Friday from 1pm to 3pm ... starting from this Monday. The cost is 50 cents per session. Take afternoon tea and a hat. Contact Di Brian, 39 3594 for more information.
Assemblies of God btv-i: Phone 39 6254 or 39 6593 Pastor Ernie Peters
Sunday, February 5 10am, Yeppoon CWA Hall 6pm, Yeppoon CWA Hall
(NEXT WEEK'S SPECIALS) SPECIAL PIE OF THE WEEK 000 Beef & '47 Mushroom
Apple Tea Cakes
$1 .50 each
Creamed Finger Buns Sl y 10
\__Savemore & McBean St, Yeppoon 39 1941 &14 William St, R'ton 27 7959.)
S M Weston
Repairs and Service • Spectacles • Sunglasses 36 James St • Sunglass Lenses Near Fire Station Monday to Saturday • Lens Tints 39 4077 Where possible ... SAME DAY SERVICE After hours (by appointment): 39 4276
Contact Lens Practitioner
Tanby Roses Florist and Chocolate Shop (Keith and Janice Hendy) Your Capricorn Coast Interflora agent offers... 0 Fresh & Artificial Flower Arrangements 0 Display Baskets 0 Silk Flowers 0 Full Wedding Service 0 Wedding Arch Hire 0 Fruit Trays & Baskets 0 Fluffy Toys 0 Chocolates, boxed/loose Flower Arrangements with... Fruit 0 Perfume 0 Chocolates 0 Gourmet Food Dried Flowers 0 and special ones for Babies
Delivery to Rockhampton and Coast daily For Flowers for all Occasions ... 39
39 7162 a/h
cnr James and Mary Streets, Yeppoon
Phone 39 3022
For ALL Your Specialised Hair-Care Needs Professional Staff & Quality Service WE USE & RECOMMEND SCHWARZKOPF
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CAPRICORN COAST MIRROR CLASSIFIEDS - Phone 39 4244
Capricorn Coast 8
Yeppoon Scout Group
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. 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. ADVERTISING CONDITIONS The Advertiser warrants and undertakes to the publishers of the Capricorn Coast Mirror that no material. statement. representation or information contained in the advertisement:• is. or is likely to be, misleading or deceptive: is in full or, in part, defamatory. in breach of copyright, trademark or other intellectual or industrial property right: is otherwise in breach of any provision of any Statute. Regulation or rule of law. The Advertiser acknowledges that he is aware that the publishers of the Capricorn Coast Mitror are relying on the provisions of this clause. In consideration of the publishers of the Capricorn Coast Mirror accepting the advertisement for publication. the Advertiser hereby agrees to indemnify the publisher against all and any losses, costs, demands. claims. damages. expenses. proceedings and legal costs arising as a result of the publication of the advertisement or as a result of the Capricorn Coast Mirror having to correct, alter. amend or otherwise change any advertisement or any delay in publication or cancellation of the advertisement. While everycare is taken with all Displayand Classified advertisments. 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. It is the responsibility of the Advertiser to advise the Capricorn Coast Mirror of any error and we will not be held responsible for unnotified recurring errors. 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 forwrong classification or for any error or inaccuracy in advertisements placed by telephone.
has vacancies in all sections, but needs cub and scout leaders so the group canexpand. If you are interested in joining any section please write to: Yeppoon Scout Group, P 0 Box 163, Yeppoon. 4703 Phone inquiries: MervLeslie 39 3317 a/h 27 3833 b/h
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 344130. 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. AL-ANON meets Uniting Church Hall. Arthur Street. Yeppoon, 8pm every Friday. Further information, 39 3924. ALCOHOL and Drug Information Service 008177833 (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. COMPASSIONATE Friends meet Wednesdays, 4pm, 14 Higson Street, Emu Park. Inquiries, Eleanor, 39 6152. CHRISTIAN Meditation. A group meets every Tuesday at 7pm for Christian Meditation at the Benedictine Monastery. 56 Old Scenic Highway, Lammermoor Beach. All welcome.
ATTENTION!! To all who know
RONALD MACKIE He is
SWEET 16 tomorrow (Saturday)
love ... from the family PUBLIC NOTICES
DRAWING & DESIGN CLASSES FOR ALL AGES Wed & Fri $20 per day
INCOME TAX For friendly, efficient, confidential service...LOIS
Bill Thomson Real Estate office,
Box 5450, RMC. 4700
39 2224 for
Broadsound or?74 SAT, Feb 4
Opening Dysart Tennis Club 'Lyn Fall' Complex
SUN, Feb 5
MON, Feb 6
Visit Dysart schools Fly Brisbane
TUES, Feb 7
Brisbane - meetings
WED, Feb 8
Morning: Deputation from LSC to Minister Austin (Bne) re EP Sewerage A'noon: Yeppoon office
THURS, Feb 9
Morning: Yeppoon office A'noon: Inspection Port Alma
Dr G K Cordell VETERINARY SURGEON wishes to announce the re-opening of his practice on Monday, January 23, 1989 Phone 39 7661
Denis Hinton your Local Member for
James St, Yeppoon
Reasonable Rates • Maximum Refunds
Yeppoon: 39 4139 Rockhampton: 22 5758 ADVERTISEMENT
Ray Smith and Co TAX AGENT
Capricorn Valuation Consultants
PIANO LESSONS for 1989 Vacancies for Piano students Suzuki Method from 3 years of age Traditional method from 6 years of age
39 2212 Parcel Delivery R'ton/Yeppoon, 4 times daily Yeppoon/Emu Park, once daily
EXPRESS Parcel I DELIVERY3=gly Coastal 22 1789 Carriers
at QCWA Sunset Lodge Emu Park Hostel for
frail, aged, male permanent resident
Toyota Landcruiser Owners!
for strength, longer life and rust-free service 1M.
... fit FIBREGLASS components Mudguards • Bonnets • Roofs ,• vailable from:
Central Old Fibreglass (alongside Airstrip) I
Tax Returns • Business Advisor Accounting • House Calls
Charismatic Meetings 10am Sundays "Carmel", 6 Emu Street Inquiries, other meetings: 39 6147
DOG OBEDIENCE BEGINNERS COURSE Starts Tuesday, February 7 Cooee Park Hall grounds Inquiries: 39 3358
EMU PARK 33 6363 a/h
Yeppoon LIVESTOCK CARRIERS
28 7853 a/h
Emu Park Living Word Centre
Games start 7.30pm Mixed teams, all ages. Everyone welcome
Hempenstall, Noyes & Associates * Public Accountants (C.P.A.) * Taxation Consultants Z4
Anzac Parade, Yeppoon 39 374C,
Thank you to all our valued customers for their support in our business
(Zilzie General Store) and wish the new owners
Jeff and Rhonda Tabb all the best. Frank and Joan Withoos
POSITIONS VACANT WE are looking for a mature woman for part-tir house-keeping duties one day a week who is alstr' able to live in on occasions when parents are required to travel on business: This would necessitate looking after one school-age child. Character references essential. Ph Naomi Hehir, 394933. UNEMPLOYED living on the Coast. Volunteer work in child care, clerical work, sports, supervisors, available now. Contact Community Volunteer Programme on 22 2352 or Yeppoon CES for appointment.
Accounting Tutor required for Year 12 and TAFE student. Would suit second or third year CIAE Business student
Phone 39 7578 a/h & weekends WANTED TO BUY
27 4244 or
played every Thursday night at the Cooee Park Hall.
N. S. MANI Public Accountant Reg Tax Agent
1st Floor, Seaview Arcade, Anzac Parade, Yeppoon (079) 39 2352
February 4 All the best for the day
Council's Health Surveyor's after hours phone number has been changed. The number is now 39 7069 A J BROWN SHIRE CLERK
(D. Bus. AAIV) formally employed as Valuation Manager, Department of the Valuer-General Rockhampton, wishes to advise that he is now available for private practice as a valuer (Urban and Rural) Reg. No. 1231.
FRI, Feb 10
Livingstone Shire Council
Kim Alexander Shields
THE Theosophical Society in Australia presents a series of talks on self-transformation through Yoga and related subjects every Thursday, 7.30pm. 46 Maida St, Yeppoon. 39 4236. YEPPOON State High School Parents and Citizens Association Annual General Meeting. High School library, 7.30pm, Tuesday, February 14. COOEE Bay branch National Party scheduled meeting on Monday, February 6 transferred to Monday, February 13. JULIE'SJazzers School of Dancers enrolment on Monday, February 6 between 3pm and 6pm at the Bakehouse Gym. DIRTYcarpets? Ring Liz Wattfor a demonstration of Filter Queen's vacuum cleaner (Australianmade). 39 4607. LENORE Dean School of Ballroom Dancing reopens Monday, February 20 at CWA Hall. Yeppoon. Classes 7.30pm. Private lessons by appointment. 39 4602. ADULT literacy group classes Wednesdays at National Fitness Hall, 7.30pm. For further information contact Brenda. 39 4304. ANNUAL General Meeting of Capricorn Coast Society of Arts at Paint Pot Gallery, Wednesday, February 15, 7.30pm. TRANSPORTATION needed to and from Yeppoon Pre-school morning session. Phone Kay 39 4823 or 2/25 Melbourne St (near high school). HALL for hire. Centre Yeppoon. ideal for all organisations and mostfunctions. Reasonable rent. Phone Pauline, 39 3252. MANGO sorbet, 100% naturally sweet iced creamy mango at the Flea Market, Yeppoon Showground every Saturday morning. BAKEHOUSE Gym New Moves Aerobics classe Accreditial staff, new aerobics floor. Mondays. Wednesday, Fridays 12.30pm; Mon -Thurs, 6pm; $4, ($3 students and pensioners) babysitter free with classes - 393898.
• 10x7 Tray • Cattle • Calves • Horses
39 4165 anytime
New and Secondhand bourIsold Arthur St, Yeppoon
a/h: 39 3773 Lay-bys Available
SECONDHAND Carpenter's workmate bench. Phone 39 1176. ONE-EIGHTH size violin. Please phone 39 6257 CARS, utilities, commercial vehicles and machinery for wrecking. Ph 39 4633 b/h, 39 4304 a/h. OLD fashioned furniture, china bric-a-brac and jewellery. The Shed Antiques. Savemore Centre. Phone 39 4532 or 39 3442.
Store Pigs WANTED Ph. 39 7997 a/h or 39 186e MARINE 14' NOVA, 40hp electric start Tohatsu, trailer, sounder. radio, safety gear. storm covers. Good condition. $4200. Phone 39 3871 a/h. MERCURY outboards, Quintrex aluminium trihulls. Ken Jones Marine, Yeppoon. 39 4002.
Capricorn Coast Mirror February 3 - February 9, 1989 - 13
C CAPRICORN COAST MIRROR CLASSIFIEDS - Phone 39 4244 TRADEWORK
ALL painting. paperhanging. small repairs. Tradesman 30 years' experience. Phone 39 6147. ANTENNA installation, TV and Video repairs. Les McDonald. 39 3133, Mary Street, opposite Post Office. CARPENTER: all types building and concrete work. Tom Titmarsh. 39 6331. CASSETTE. Radio, Stereo. TV and Video repairs. Frank Richter. phone 39 2330. FREE quotes. Conscientious carpenter doing quality work. 39 1784. LANDSCAPING done by qualified tradesmen. For all paving. retaining walls, garden beds. Phone 39 6921 or 28 0240. 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. REFRIGERATION and air-conditioning mechanics available at H W Findlay's. 39 3266. ROOFand gutter repairs or renewal. Phone Garry Bettiens. 39 7988.
Cleaning 'We do everything' ... Domestic - Commercial - Office Exterior house cleaning * Mould removal Window cleaning * Carpet steam cleaning
PAINTING & WALLPAPERING • 18 YEARS IN YEPPOON •
VINCE HANNAN -- 39 1513
TRUCK FOR HIRE 12 ton dropside tipper & grain bin
Front end LOADER 21 /2 metre COMPETITIVE RATES
39 2106 anytime
FREE QUOTES ANYTIME
Bob Jocumsen's Cleaning Service
35 1181 Mike Stokley
Graeme's Plumbing & Draining Service Ph 39 3807 at 7-7.30am c7 6-6.30pm
For Services at a Fair Price!
39 2205 or 39 1275
Removalists to the Capricorn Coast
Peter and Toni
PLUMBER DRAINER R A and T A Jones
Departing Brisbane & Interstate weekly
REG BUILDER 39 3680... for quotes
Interior * Exterior * Free Quotes *
Allan 'Happy' Warren
39 3113 '16 years on the Coast
FREE QUOTES • Rust Repairs • • Panel Beating • • Spray Painting • CONVERTIBLE VW SPECIALISTS 39 4847 CNR TANBY RD & MCBEAN ST, YEPPOON
Appliance Service New Number
BACKHOE HIRE SPECIALISING IN ALL TYPES OF
* EXCAVATIONS & DRAINAGE * No loading for weekends Radio controlled Ph Wayne 39 3193 or Noel (a/h) 39 7667 , 11•11MIMINIIIMIL
Sandblasting . Box Trailers to Semis
ALL STEEL ITEMS Painting done ... primed or Tar Epoxy to finishes Sandblasting
Len Payne ...
Tanby Road Roundabout
Maintenance * Renovations * New work
Tradesman PAINTER George Barrett & Co. * All types of Painting * Re-Faints Specialist * FREE quotes' All hours
For all your Concrete needs on the Coast
33 6245 K&E
BOBCAT HIRE 4-in-1 Bucket • Post-Hole Digger Earth Bucket • Tipper Hire
Sand and Gravel Supplies ALL AT THE SAME LOCATION
• Loader Hire • Truck Hire •
cnr Tanby Road & Charles Street 39 1813 or 39 4410 a/h
Dave Kershaw for...
4 in 1 Bucket * Post Hole Digger Tipper Hire * Trencher
CARPENTER Sub Contractor •
Renovations Patios • Pergolas • Tiling
BACKHOE for hire
& Grass Slasher Open 7 DAYS -A-WEEK all holidays 4 Bucket Sizes * Scrub
I.C. & S. Stanley
Phone Bob ...
Tree Lopping Prompt Service
Rubbish Removal Hedge Trimming
for all electrical repairs
• Modern custombuilt kitchens • Attractive aluminium awnings & blinds
Keith and Lyndal
TRENCHING Emu Park
ELECTRICIANI Phone 39 7950
MOWING • CARPENTRY & PATIO SYSTEMS • FRANK 39 2330 or TIM 39 4256
LAWNS mowed RUBBISH removed TREE lopping All GARDENING 33 6407 Free quotes
Maintenance and Construction No Job Too Small Phone Greg
CARPENTER Licensed contractor - 1st class work Extensions Free quotes on: Renovations Decks & Pergolas . Built-in Robes
For small and large jobs
47 TANBY ROAD, YEPPOON
Local • Interstate • Overseas Packing • Storage • Insurance
Emu Park — 39 6178
ELECTRICIAN RICHTER 0 Installation ELECTRIC El Maintenance COMPANY 0 Pensioner Discounts
Phone STEVE on
Brian Hudson. 39 4423
WALLPAPER & PAINTING D & H E Woodward
Welding and Mechanical Service 39 6105 (m & m uzio 39 6105 Specialised and General Welding • Steel • Aluminium • Stainless •
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General Mechanical Repairs Boat Trailer Maintenance General Home and Small Maintenance 18 Sunflower Street, Kinka Beach
14 - Capricorn Coast Mirror February 3 - February 9, 1989
THERESE CLARK'S 69 BEATS COURSE RECORD THERESE Clark. beat the course record at Yeppoon Golf Club on Sunday with 69 gross. She was playing in the associates stableford scratch and scored + 10 over S Burton who won, on countback from E Huszak. Therese also won two pinshots, the other went to V Caseleyr and J Burrowes won the proshot. Publicity officer Jack Stratford is home at Lammermoor Beach and played a few holes of golf on Wednesday. Ladies competition, with beginners welcome, starts on Tuesday, February 7. Junior golf starts on Saturday, February 11 with a clinic for juniors and all beginners. The veterans annual meeting is on Friday, February 10 at 2pm and members have been asked to supply a plate for afternoon tea. Members will play for the medal and ladies a stroke on Saturday (tomorrow). Associates and members will play a stableford for club trophies on Sunday. Course marshalls have seen social golfers not using sand buckets. "Please use sand buckets," the spokesman said. Forty-five players competed in the veterans stableford competition over 12 holes on Friday. Ladies winner on countback was Gwen Dawson with 25 points from Yvette Fritchy and Stella Haskins. Beryl Taylor won the pinshot. Roy Montgomery won the members' game also on countback from Godfrey Haskins and Arthur Simpson with 29 points. Roy also won the pinshot. The Wednesday competition had four visitors: M Duggan of Rockhampton; Ray Roberts, Clermont; John Shearer, Rockhampton and Barry Vale from Gosford. Nancy Montgomery won the associates with 25 as well as the first and second nines.
S Haskins came in second. First nine: N Montgomery, 39 and a half; Y Foxwell, 41 and a half. Second nine: N Montgomery, 35 and a half; J Jessen, 42 and a half. Two pinshots went to S Haskins and L Schuster won the proshot. B Shields won the men's competition with 42. He was followed by D Cooper 41, R Curley 40, C Ede 39 and T Edmistone, P Pitt and G McHugh each with 37. First nine: C Ede 31; M Shields 32; R Curley and S Thorne 32 and a half each. Second nine: H Hilpert 29 and a half; C Ede 30; P Fritschi 31; D Cooper 32. J Marr and E Nankivell won pinshots and W Baker the proshot. N Hunt won the ladies stroke for club trophies, played on Saturday, with 70. She also won a pinshot and the proshot. Next were G Scharf 71, P Drillis 72 and C Moss 73. G Scharf and M Prior won pinshots. Members played a stroke for club trophies with V Hannan winning with 62. He was followed by: R Young 63; I McCaulay, G McHugh and M Clay with 65 each;A Gabel, M George, P Foxwell and J Anderson with 66; K Dean, N Quirk, I Bradshaw, G Tanzer, P Lowry, M Gorlick and M Coren all on 67. P Lowrey, S Schuster, W Oates and I McCaulaywon pinshots and the Proshot went to G Tanzer. John Noyes won the men's stableford scratch on Sunday with +5. He was followed by F Huszak and W Freeman +4; W Mahoney +3; W Oates and C Hennessy + 2. L Quinn, M Gorlick, V Thomas and W Freeman won the pinshots and W Mahoney took home the proshot. Members played a stableford for club trophies on Monday, Australia Day holiday. I McCaulav won with 40. Next: R Young, G
Williams, W Oates and J Garvey each with 39. B Tennant, T Brennan and W Oates won pinshots and A Gabel the proshot. Associates also played a stableford for club trophies. N Hunt won with 40 points and also took home a pinsht. T Young scored 36 points and C Moss and V Caseleyr were each on 35. R Edmistone and B Taylor won pinshots and D Gregg won the proshot.
• ABOVE: Megan Andrews stalled work on the beam at Capricorn Coast Gymnastic Academy's first day for 1989. She is pictured with coaching director Catlz Skinner.
Emu Pk green running well MEMBERS and visitors enjoyed a good week`' at Emu Park Bowls Club. The green is running well, the surroundings are beautiful and the atmosphere is friendly. The gentle sea breeze keeps the temperature down, and president Frank van Gestel is back from a holiday. Most members are now financial and for those who have not yet paid, membership fees are now due ... women, 512.50, men's, full, S30 and pensioners S20. "Thanks to members who have helped around the club in any way," publicity officer Marg Price said. "More volunteers are needed for the bar, the kitchen and cleaning." Trophy winners for social bowling this week: Tuesday, Bernie Lawless, Harry McNamara, Brian Heath; Saturday, Rhoda Maud, Eddie Mann, Col Rose; Sunday, Jan Kunst, Audrey Bates, Col Smith. Ladies committee meeting is on Wednesday, February 8 starting at 107.30am with mixed social bowling at 1.30pm. Round one of the men's club triples competition is on Saturday, February 11. Round two, Saturday, February 18. Members please check notice board for details. John Aitken's trophy game will be played on Sunday, February 12, at 1.30pm. FAT mixed rinks trophies on Sunday, February 19, at 1.30pm. Nominations (teams or individuals) close 6pm, Saturday, February 18. For a social evening go along on Friday night., to Emu Park Bowls Club for a barbecue tea and music. Bowling days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, at 1.30pm. Roll up on Friday afternoon from 1pm.
CAPRICORN COAST MIRROR CLASSIFIEDS - Phone 39 4244 j FOR SALE
TRADEWORK SLASHING - allotments, Emu Park, Kinka, Zilzie area from $25. Phone 39 6237. SLASHING: Yeppoon and surrounding area Phone 39 1406 or 33 6472 a/h. TELEVISION, Video, Audio and Antenna repairs. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. VIDEO, TV and Audio repairs. Antenna supply and installation. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. WINDSCREEN repairs. Century Screen Saver Capricornia. Phone 28 0211.
MOTOR VEHICLES 1973 XA Ford Fairmont. 302 auto, mech sound. damaged body, door and interior OK. good tyres. $700 ONO. Phone 39 7625.
Gadabouts Boutique Savemore Centre has to make room for renovations
From Saturday, February 4
All clothing 30% - 50% off All swimwear 40% off All bras out at cost price Lay-bys accepted
BINGO 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: E Nankivell. Per. mit No.B22892. THURSDAY: 1.30pm. Yeppoon Bowls Club. Permit No. B21554. FRIDAY: 7.30pm. Cooee Bay Hall. Free bus, phone 391379. Cooee Bay Progress Association. Promoter: Olive Dorey. Permit No. B22744. SATURDAY: 7.30pm. Yeppoon Town Hall. Jackpots totalling $1000. Best chance $100 in 6C calls. Olympic Pool Appeal. Promoter: Brian Dorey. Permit No. B22735.
FOR HIRE DINGHYS for hire. Coorooman Creek, $6 per day. Phone 34 4174. HORSES for hire. Escorted trail rides. Book in ... 34 4174.
BUSINESS FOR SALE LONG-established, well known retail outlet. Yeppoon. Totally refitted. bright new decor. Caters local/tourist, beach, casual, accessories. Easy to manage. Low overheads. Good lease available. POA. Phone owners 39 4742 after 6.30pm. Genuine inquiries only.
SCREEN DOORS and
WINDOWS that will
GARAGE sale: Saturday from 7am Americana Nurseries, Kinka Beach. Household items and more. 39 6217. GARAGE sale: Saturday, 20 Ben Street, Yeppoon. Furniture. children's toys, etc. GARAGE sale: Saturday, 21 Jarman Street, Yeppoon. Household items, furniture, TV antenna, etc. BATTERIES for your car, boat, tractor or truck. All sizes. Top quality. Phone 34 4278. GE Mobilemaid dishwasher. Working condition. $100. Phone 39 1728. LARGE palms (7' - 8') $16, othersfrom $2. Budget Nursery, Emu Park/Rockhampton Road. See Budget Nursery signs. REFRIGERATOR Westinghouse 390L, 2 door fridge/freezer. 5 mths warranty. Excellent condition. $675. Phone 39 7764. ROCKY Bike Wreckers. 307 Bolsover Street ... always buying bikes. 22 5499. PEACHFACES: $45 for 12 or $4 each. Ph 396921. STOVE elements, drip trays and chrome rings .. sales and service. Yeppoon Electrical Service. Ph 39 3835. QUEEN-SIZE ensemble. Phone 39 6878. LAMBSKINS, cookbooks, mehtais, lambskin toys ... from Nursing Mothers. Ph Janet, 39 1095.
PROFESSIONAL mowing and edging, tree lopping, rubbish removal. Free quotes. Central Coast Mowing Service. Phone Jim, 39 3735. FENCING, yard building, tree lopping and yard cleaning. Phone 39 1140. CEILINGS and walls washed, windows cleaned and exteriors washed down. Free quotes. Phone Des or Dot. 39 7110. LAWN-MOWING, yard work, odd jobs, house cleaning. Phone 39 2460.... CARPENTER available: renovations and repairs at reasonable rates. Phone 39 4587 or 39 3065.
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lAluminium Awnings and
TO RENT MODERN 3 bedroom home, Yeppoon. Great island views. Dishwasher. No dogs. $110pw or triple share $45pw. 39 4582.
Central Coast Insect Screens
We care for your pets
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Feeding tours hourly from 11am. Kinka Beach. Phone 39 6581
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offers Australia's unique introduction daily
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cinemax theatre Friday and Saturday Feb 3 and 4 6pm, 8pm, 10pm
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Sunday, February 5 6pm and 8pm
$6.50: $5: $3.50
Bill Thomson's Real Estate Telephone (079) 39 2393 - A/H (079) 39 1718
SOLE agency. 3br brick home on 4 acres, only 5 mins from town. Numerous fruit trees, town water and electricity. Reduce to $100,000 for 2 weeks only. Act now. Ring Jenny Ede, Elders Real Estate, Yeppoon. 39 1177.
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Squash teams "named for '89 THE Capricorn Coast Squash Rackets Association team selections were completed this week in readiness for the start of competition on Monday, February 6. A and B grade team selections were done to a more flexible format based on a revision of a new point system trialled by A grade last season. This innovation gives captains a much greater opportunity to hand-pick a team while still staying within grading guidelines and maintaining relative team strengths. Captains interviewed seem well pleased with their selections and eager to test them at the start of competition this week. The test of team strength will be the scoreboard at the end of the first round.
Daytime squash draws numbers CAPRICORN Coast Squash Centre had a full attendance on Wednesday with the first games of the 1989 Ladies Daytime Squash fixtures. Team onev Team two 11-15: May Briggs v Liz Scherlies 3-0; Lona Perren v Marg Brodell 1-3; Debbie Bettiens v Penny Munn 0-3; Robyn r Battersbyv Jan Schmidt 3-1; Paula Fitzgerald v 1/4.,tosemary Hansen 0-3; Robyn Turner v Debbie Marxsen 1-3; Paula Mills v Christine Lewis 3-2. Team three v Team four 14-8: Kathy Dale v Julie Britton 3-1; Nita Marxsen v Joyce Dooley 3-1; Trish Hinton v Marty Dixon 2-3; Diane Cameron v Pat Harris 3-0; Lindy Keily v Kerry Campbell 3-0; Rhonda Mellor v Glenda Locker 0-3; Sandra Brady v Tracey Salmond no game. Team five v Team six 16-9: Roslyn Clifford v Denise Campbell 2-3; Debbie Pearson v Rhonda DeMay 1-3; Judy Minter v Rosemary Jones 3-0; Anne Hinton v Gaye Sands 1-3; Rosemary Pannett v Leonie Warren 3-0; Rosemary Pannett v Charlotte Scott 3-0; Lyn Stanton-Cooke v Ros Harvey 3-0.
Hodgson wins THE In-Between season squash computer handicapped series ended on Wednesday night at the Capricorn Coast Squash Centre. Gary Hodgson won the competition with a total of 330 points. Second was Peter Dixon with John Briggs placed third. Gary and Peter are both B grade players and this gives an indication of the value of the handicapping system.
Singing Ship back SINGING Ship Indoor Bowling Club started at Emu Park after the recess with good crowds on most days including some new members. There will be a meeting on Saturday, February 4, in the Cultural Hall at 1pm followed by an gr-fternoon of bowls. On Monday night, February 6, Emu Park plays Koongal Uniting Church at Rockonia Road. No bowls will be played on Saturday, February 11. Biloela bowlers will go to Emu Park on Sunday, February 26, for a full day of bowls, and a cent sale. Members should check the nomination book if they wish to play in these games. Games director is now Ruth Jones, 33 6839.
Rugby players to sign on this Sunday CAPCOAST Rugby Union Club has its signon Sunday for A grade and under-19 players at Cooee Park. After the sign-on at 2pm, the committee has organised a social afternoon with tennis, touch football, a barebcue and refreshments. Training for both sides is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm at Cooee Park and voluntary beach runs are on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6pm from the lifesavers building. The club has new jerseys provided by sponsor Railway Hotel. CapCoast rugby started in 1983 with a reserve side and has been in four reserve grand finals ('83, '84, '85 and '86) and made the final four in A grade ('87 and '88). The club formed an under-19 team last year. Tony Bennett is A grade coach and, for the third year, Central Queensland coach. Mark Maguire is the under-19 coach. Pre-season games start on February 18 for the A grade side and play in the competition starts on March 11 for both teams. There are two extra teams in the A grade district competition - Biloela and Port Curtis making it nine team comp. Club president is Mark Maguire, treasurer Nina Krebs, secretary Jackie Hayes. Committee: Paul Marshall, Kathy Rosenthorpe, Brad Flynn, Mick Lucht, Mick Bongers.
ZILZIE Golf Club Thursday stableford winners were T Barker with 43 points and D Webb with 38. P Malick and F Humphries won the pinshots. Bisque winner on Saturday was D Webb with +8 and 0 Phillips won the turkeys nest. The mixed American draw for partners was won by T Barker and D Wassman with 52 and a half nett on Sunday. P Barker and R Sheppard won the pinshots. Zilzie won the Australia Day Perpetual trophy on Monday and the best players for the club were Tom Pincott and Chris Wheeler. For the Masonic club were Marty and June Gunder; for Frenchville club, Alan Gable and Marge Hooper; Pine Beach club, M Damrow and I McNight and .for the Walkabouts club, Darky Donollan. Encouragement award went to Colleen Bambrick and the pinshots went to J Gunder, G Pearson, M Gunder and M Damrow. The Zilzie club committee thanks the day's helpers. A stableford will be played and the first day of associates second monthly medal will be on Saturday, February 4. A monthly medal and associates second day on Sunday. The members meeting is at 9am on Sunday, February 5.
Competitions now underway COMPETITIONS at district and club levels get under way this weekend at Yeppoon Bowls Club. All games will be played under the new IBB rules and all players should make themselves familiar with the basic rules of the game. Players are reminded to check the notice board at the clubhouse for details of competition play. Anyone unable to'play on competition days should, where possible, have their names on the absentee board by 5pm on the previous Sunday. Play for the coming week: Friday, February 3, mixed social play under lights, starting at 6.30pm; Saturday, February 4, men's social, at 1.15pm. Sunday, February 5, twilight mixed bowls, afternoon tea at 3pm, followed by play at 3.30pm; Tuesday, February 7, ladies bowls; Wednesday, February 8, men's social at 1.15pm. Friday, February 10 is the second Friday in the month, and bowls will be men's and ladies. A reminder to all players that Wednesday, February 15, has been set aside for the Mrs Coucom Charity Day. Long-time club member Bill Manthey is recovering in hospital after undergoing surgery recently. All members wish Bill a speedy recovery. â– ABOVE: Clinton Stevens, 7, was shown how to hold a bat by Col Canbely at Yeppoon State Primary School's practice nets on Saturday morning. Junior cricket competition is played every Saturday momingat wickets along the Coast from Farnborough to E17111 Park.
CAPRICORN Coast Swimming Club competed at the Harbour Festival Swim Carnival on the Australia Day weekend. Matthew and Brook Anderson, Natalie Cumming, Chantel Leonard, Patsy Findlay, Steven and Chris Novak were the members who competed. All swimmers performed their personal best times. A bus load of children are travelling to Mt Morgan carnival on February 11. Organisers said it was encouraging to see so many keen to participate. The Coast club hosts a big carnival on February 18 at the Cooee Bay Olympic Pool - Sprint and Relay Carnival. A large percentage of club members are expected to compete against other CQ clubs. Any parents willing to assist in any way on that day, are asked to contact Kay Cumming, 39 3994 or Anne Novak, 39 3269.
Bowls competition starts at 9am YEPPOON Ladies Bowls Club competition for Tuesday, February 7 starts at 9am. Umpire for the morning will be Del Roos. Champion singles: P Childs v D Locke; J Barber v J Cain; B Beckett v M Stewart. Markers: S Ziebicki, E Saxby, R Goody. Providing rain does not stop play on Thursday the winner of D Engel and M Baglow will play the winner of E Batts and M Bradley. District singles: M Greaves v A Fotheringham; E Woodbridge v R Wass. Markers: V Wilson and F Denney. Consistency singles: I McNamara v M Manthey. Marker is E Hinton.
Due to the holiday this week altering the playing day, other games could be called, that are unable to be included in these notes, so all players please either watch the board at the club house, or call your competition director. All competition money to be paid prior to start of games. "Also ladies our president Marj would be happy to accept items for mystery parcels and raffles," publicity officer Ivy McNamara said. "Because these notes go to press before this week's competitions are played all results will be printed next week."
THERE are nine Capricorn Coast Little Athletes travelling to Maroochydore on Friday, February 10, to compete in the Intercentre games. Troy Edwards, Justine Edwards, Geoffrey Boon, Cassandra Boon, Lee Donnollan, Shane Cowan, Emma Hodkinson, Brett Halloran, Gillian Freeman from the Coast and Jodi Graff from Rockhampton will compete against athetes from all over Queensland. The bus leaves Yeppoon Railway Station at 7.30am on the Friday and will return about 5pm on Monday, February 13. There will not be a weekly athletic meeting at Apex Park that weekend. The club will re-start at Apex Park on Friday, February 17, at 6.30pm. The committee is hoping all members and their parents will attend the working bee to be held at Apex Park on Sunday, February 5, at 3pm.
YIBC nominations closing February 8 NOMINATIONS for the 1989 Yeppoon Indoor Bowling Club championship pairs will close on Wednesday, February 8, when a decision will be made on the viability of playing the fixture the following Saturday night, February 11. Book is open for the visit to Rockhampton! s Frenchville club on Tuesday, February 14. This is one of the club's more enjoyable inter-club visits. Transport leaves the hall at 8.45am. Sunday, March 5, will be a bowls barbecue fixture. Details of this event will be announced at the club at a later date. Friday night, February 17, will be YIBC vicepresidents' night when players will compete for trophies given by YIBC vice-presidents Vera Farlow and Florence Collins. Easter trophy day will be hosted this year by games director Vi Robson. Details of this fixture later.
Merchant mariners urged to make a submission to commissioner AN inquiry into the needs of merchant mariners and of Commonwealth and allied veterans who served in wartime is to be undertaken by Repatriation Commission deputy president Jocelyn McGirr. It will report to the Minister for Veterans', Affairs by September 1, 1989, on options to meet any need for income support and health services, streamlining various Commonwealth arrangements, and any entitlements to disability benefits for Australian mariners. Veterans' Affairs Minister Ben Humphreys said the inquiry would form part of the Government's programme of review in the light of its policies on social justice. "Written submissions from all interested individuals and organisations will be sought and consultations will be held," Mr Humphreys said. "The inquiry will identify any needs caused by var service as distinct from needs that have .[risen from other factors, such as age. Existing benefits and services available to these groups will be taken into account. "All interested individuals and organisations are encouraged to make submissions to the inquiry," he said. Terms of reference: 1 By September 1, 1989, report to Veterans'
Affairs Minister on the role and responsibilities of the Repatriation Commission in providing compensation, income support and treatment to Australian mariners and income support and treatment for Commonwealth and allied veterans and allied mariners as defined in section 35(1) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986. 2 In so reporting, identify as far as practicable: (a) any needs of Australian mariners, Commonwealth and allied veterans and allied mariners that are caused by their service as defined in section 35(1) of the Veterans' Entitlement Act 1986 as distinct from needs that have arisen, or now arise, from factors other than eligible service, such as age. A distinction is to be drawn between those needs that should be appropriately addressed under Veteran's Affairs' provisions and those that should be addressed under social security, health, community services or other provisions; and (b) existing benefits and services available to Australian mariners, Commonwealth and allied veterans and allied mariners including: (i) under the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986; (ii) under the Seamen's War Pensions and Allowances Act 1940; (iii) under the Social Security Act 1947; (iv) under health, community services and other Commonwealth legislation; (v)
from another country; (vi) from any other source. 3 The report will make recommendations to the Minister on options available to meet: (a) any entitlement to compensation for Australian mariners identified by the inquiry; (b) any need for income support or additional income support identified by the inquiry; (c) any need for provision of health services or additional health services identified by the inquiry; and (d) rationalisation, if appropriate, of various Commonwealth legslative provisions and administrative programs and arrangements and any resulting savings. 4 Options identified by the inquiry will be costed, with assistance from the Department of Veterans' Affairs, if required. Costings will be published in the report. 5 Recommendations will take into account as far as practicable: (a) the history of Repatriation and the purpose of compensation and other benefits provided under Repatriation legislation since 1920; (b) policies of the Commonwealth Government on the provision of welfare and compensation benefits and on the provision of health services; (c) the level and type of benefits and services currently provided to other groups under the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986; (d) the existing conditions for entitlement to benefits and services
under the Seamen's War Pensions and Allowances Act 1940 and the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986, particularly those conditions pertaining to residence; (e) the level and type of benefits and services currently provided to such groups under other Commonwealth legislation; (f) past benefits that accured to Australian mariners, Commonwealth and allied veterans and allied mariners including: (i) wages, allowances and other conditions of employment during the relevant service; (ii) compensation for injury or disease; (iii) other benefits; (g) the need to simplify and streamline administrative mechanisms for the provision of benefits and health care; (h) practice in comparable countries; and (i) the Government's policies in the fields of multiculturalism and social justice. 6 Difficulties encountered in securing accurate and full records of relevant service for some groups will also be addressed. 7 The inquiry will be conducted by the Deputy President of the Repatriation Commission with senior support from the Department of Veterans' Affairs. The inquiry will invite and consider written submissions from interested individuals and organisations. Appropriate consultative mechanisms will be established. Submissions should be made by February 21, 1989 to: The Deputy President, Repatriation Commission, PO Box 21, Woden. ACT, 2606.
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..geoase / • • ABOVE: Yeppoon Australian Rules Football Club sign-on was held at the showground on Sunday. Pictured at right is the club's first recruit, Victorian Paul Minton, with registrar • Jeff Eatts. Seated-at left is club official Graham Basham. At left back is reserve coach Mike Wozniak and senior coach Steve Burns.
Australian Rules organisers disappointed with turn-out YEPPOON Australian Rules Football Club organisers were disappointed with the roll-up for sign-on day. "It was probably because of the long weekend, but players still have a chance to register on training nights," publicity officer Yvonne Motton said. Players and supporters enjoyed the barbecue held after the sign-on. "We still need some interested parents or supporters to help supervise the junior training on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4pm at Yeppoon Showground." Junior training starts next week and competition games start on Sunday, March 12. Margaret Deurloo will be at the training nights to accept registrations from junior players. Seniors train on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5.30pm from next week and the district competition starts on Saturday, March 18. —Jeff Eatts will be at the senior training nights to accept registrations. Greg Williams has allowed the club to have use of the gym he made for players who are unable to train because of injury. "We have set it up at the back of the showground shed. It will prove a boon to play-
ers who are unable to train or who are out of condition for the start of the training season," she said. Brisbane Bears player Brad Hardie will be in Yeppoon on Sunday, February 26 between 9.30am and 1 lam to meet junior and senior players. "It is a great chance for our young players to meet a star and learn some skills from him."
Rules working bee A WORKING bee. to clear Yeppoon Showground of rocks is on tomorrow (Saturday). Yeppoon Australian Rules Football Club has' called the working bee from 8am tomorrow and needs rakes, wheelbarrows, utilities, trailers and many hands. "The ground has to be cleared of the rocks so the Show society can top-dress it in preparation of this season's home games," club publicity officer Yvonne Motton said. "Training starts for juniors and seniors next week, so we need as many players, supporters and interested people as possible to help clear the ground."
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THE Country Carnival Cup was held in Rockhampton over the Australia Dav long weekend and the Capricorn Coast Cricket -Club won in its division. CapCoast entered a combined second and third grade side and the win made it the third time in succession they had won the Ron Harrup Cup. The Coast side played Monto Kangaroos on Saturday. Monto could only manage 108, due mainly to fine bowling by K Ogilvie and J Ingle taking five for 15 and four for 38. Coast then batted and passed Monto's score for the loss of six wickets with W Kitchener scoring 30, P Ambrose 25 (not out) and P Huxtable 21. CapCoast played Douglas Creek on Sunday. Coast batted first accumulating 175 off 51 avers. J Ingle scored 52. J Dawes 33 and S Pidcock 28. The task set for Douglas Creek was well out of their reach. After starting solidly. Douglas Creek crumbled on the turning wicket to J Ingle's spin and fine outfield catching by the Coast.
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J Ingle capped a fine match with his 6-23 and Douglas Creek scored 91. On Monday Cap Coast met last year's rivals ... Nebo. Cap Coast needed to make it three in a row over the weekend to insure its claim for the cup and never let Nebo into the match. Nebo batted first and was pinned down by fine bowling and fielding. The side managed 74 from 44 overs. J Ingle once again relished the wicket with 538, I Anderson 3-13 and W Kitchener 2-14. Coast easily accounted for the runs with L Tanner scoring a fine 31 and D Letchford (not out) 15 out of the 5-87. Besides the Ron Harrup Cup, J Ingle received the trophy for the best bowling in the division. The club thanks all players who took part and those who made themselves available for the enjoyable and successful weekend of cricket. Organisers specially mentioned scorer scorer K Lacey and supporters who braved the Rockhampton heat to assist the players.
Squash teams in State titles THREE Capricorn Coast Squash Rackets Association teams represented the Coast in the State teams titles held in Rockhampton during the Australia Day weekend. The number one men's team performed well, finishing well up in the numbers. Number two team playing in division eight found the competition a bit stiff but gained valuable experience. The women's team played in the highly competitive second division, and although not scoring highly, was far from disgraced at the end of the competition.
Junior league plans YEPPOON Junior Rugby League is meeting to discuss the new season for the league. The meeting is at the Pacific Hotel on Tuesday, February 7 at 7.30pm.
DOGS aren't everyone's favourite cup of tea ... but, to be fair, it's usually the dog's owner who's at fault. Take this case ... a bloke took his family for a day out at Waterpark Creek over the long weekend and was amazed that another car pulled up with a dog panting at the window. There's signs everywhere saying dogs aren't allowed yet people in second car jump out with dog, race to the creek, and all start splashing around with the dog. First bloke debates with himself about telling them that dogs aren't allowed, especially in the Coast's water supply, but decides rather than make a scene he'll grin and bear it. Time passes, dog comes out of water with owner and both race up to the car. Owner grabs fluffy beach towel and lovingly dries off dog so it won't wet the car seats. Another family member comes out of water, races up to car, looks for towel ... and discovers the only towel they had was used on dog. First bloke chuckled to himself watching the rest of them dry themselves on a tea towel! ••• HAD an item a couple of weeks ago about Roo-Poo being the new growth inductry on the Coast. Well, the six little Roo-Poos have rolled around in their plastic bag on a desk at th Capricorn Coast Mirror office since then an• provided endless fun for visitors. But it's time to report there's a problem with this particular packet ... it's growing. All six little balls of roopoo have sprouted white fuzzy things while two of the larger urn, er, shall we say, selections, have started sprouting what appears to be grass shoots. Well, it was described as a "growth" industry so there's no way that's false advertising! ••• ANYWAY, one of my "older" readers (I think he's the bloke who photographed Capt Cook planting the flag for all the history books and made a fortune on reprint rights) reckons bags of Roo-Poo are nothing new ... "why, I remember when a so-called Professor something or other came through Rockhampton 70 years ago selling goat turds with cake icing around them". At that point, our "older" correspondent had everyone's attention. He couldn't recall whether the sugar-coated turds were supposed to have any medicinal properties ... but he remembers people buying them and eating them!! ••• "OLD Baldy," decided to top this story by telling about the time he was invited to the opening of a Gourmet Food Bar in a plus department store in then then new Garden City Shopping Centre in Brisbane. Among the tinned jellied eels, shark fin soup (surely the only use for a shark) and stuff like that were some "sweets" which were handed around to the assembled media hordes. All were urged to try a cylindrical chocolate-coated delicacy that looked like a bullet (a chocolate-coated licorice lolly). They tasted the same, too, except ) they were a bit crunchy ... then the media folk. were told they'd been eating chocolate-coated ants! They were dirty big sugar ants that had been dipped in chocolate. Ever since then he's been a steak, tomatoes and onions eater! ••• ANYWAY, our "older" correspondent, fmding the conversation had turned to food, made the comment that Yeppoon now had the same number of butchers that it had before World War II. Today there's Angliss in Savemore, Denhams Meat Hall in Savemore, Tuckers in James Street and O'Briens in Arthur Street. Before the war, Wests had a shop in what is now Dr Degotardi's surgery; Codds were in what is now Dr Harris' surgery and Nixons had a shop in James Street and another in Normanby Street, near the present Westpac Bank. Apparently Nixons also operated the Emu Park Butchery then which means the Coast now has the same number of meat outlets as it had half a century ago. All we need now is the same amount of sand on the beaches as we had then and we'd be a thriving beach resort!!! •
KINKA Beach's erosion watcher B ert Moore has a new claim to fame ... he sang "Jerusalem" at the Melbourne Cricket Ground! He took his family and friends to the first semi-final between Australia and the West Indies (the one we won by two) and was among the 75,000 fans who tried to leave at the end. Rather than. join the slow-moving crowd, liert decided his party should be last to leave. They sat and sat and watched the cleaners until Bert decided fans leaving needed entertainment. He stood opened his arms wide ... and sang: "Jerusalem, Jerusalem". Unfortunately, talent scouts from Hey, Hey It's Saturday's Red Faces did not have time to assess Bert's potential because those two words are all he knows. Still, even Frank Sinatra would be happy with an audience of 75,000!!! \.