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September 14, 1972

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X ISc Goldendale, Washington 98620--Thursday. September 14. 1972 OK may indirectly taxes say firemen !the county fire districts should the rural by vote in representing all in Klickitat County of last the situation asked to approve or district. Division of the junior taxing should it pass, I% mills and 1 mill for to a 3-mill total. slightly different in district. fire districts, in the , district in this county, by law to collect the library allotment. of a library district the fire districts money and many will for a special levy. president of the newly- County Rural Fire himseif a ,lid, "Contrary to public of a library district !taxes in some areas. Even have been per- much of it was Centerville used % mill quarter mill was not was uncollected and remains to be taxed." Cameron clarified the confusion in some minds--"Does Goldendale vote on this?" The answer is no, it is strictly rural. However, if in the future the city council decides to join the library district, it may do so, he said. If Goldendale, White Salmon and Bingen decide to join, the library's share of county tax money will then be around $63,000. "It's almost a sure thing," Cameron went on, "that special levies will become the only method by which rural fire districts can operate. As it is, all of them are running by the skin of their teeth  with unpaid volunteer labor l and all are in financial binds. For instance Centerville has recently sold 5-year coupon warrants based on expected funding. We've been in business now for some years with no word from the library, and assumed we would continue to have the use of the money. Now we may not, and our only recourse is the special ]ew. "county fire districts have no quarrel with the library district formation--we just don't want the public to vote it in and then raise cain when we request an inevitable special levy. "As one fellow at our meeting said, and got a good laugh, 'If your house is on fire, what do you want to see wheeling into your driveway--a Bookmobile?'" diariet. Some areas such Prairie and Wishram at all so their tax- %:g mmBed this mill. If a  fixme t win be. it w be assessed 1972 valuation, which we to a mandatory cent, and therefore will library will take $48,071 in the unin- alone. This does not White Salmon nor that has been taken out the other half 81IOREI2NI will discnss the proposed meeting of the Klickitat IComnfission at 7:30 p.m. room. He will a half-hour, after will be handled, Clouse, chairman. Vol. 93 -- No. 37 Kolbaba, Rakow to speak to Chamber Incumbent Klickitat-Skamania Superior Court Judge Ross R. Rakow, Goldendale, and Ted Kolbaba, White Salmon, can- didate for the same office, will speak to the Goldendale Chamber of Commerce Monday. The public is invited to attend. The judgeship will be decided at the Primary Election Tuesday, September 19. GRAND CHAMPION steer shown by Rhenda Haas, C, eldendale, (right) was a . RoNrve champkm  to Kristi Cameron, Contervillo, (left) Croda'aL Haas, Willis, Taylor show champs In the open horse competition, the grand champions were: Carolyn Savage, Glenwood, gelding; Bonnie Whitmire, Glenwood, stallion, and Pete Graves, White Salmon, mare. Reserve champions in the same order were shown by Jerri Atkins, Goldendale, Virginia Read, Bickleton, and Darryl Sines, Goldendale. In the poultry and rabbR deparmmnt, champions were exhibited by Roy Larson Jr. and Jill M. Culver, both Goldendale, and Doug Taylor St., Lyle, rabbits, and Keven Cummins, Lyle Cummins, Doris Cummins and Lori Woodward, all Goldendale, poultry. In home economics exhibits, sweep- stakes winners were Vesta Leis, Lyle, horticulture; Maxine Ownby, Goldendale, hakirig and food ation; Henry Lois, Lyle, crops-fruits-vegetables, and Bessie Boutwell, Marybfll, sewing and handwork. Rhonda Haas, Goldendale, Gary. Willis, Goldendale. and Doug Taylor Jr., Lyle, showed the grand champion junior class steer, lamb and hog at the 1972 Klickitat Coty Fair at Goldendale last week. Reserve champions were shown in the respective departments by Kristi Cameron, Centerville, Barbara Brashers, Lyle, and Terry Morris, Roosevelt. By breeds, the beef grand and reserve champions were: Miss Haas and Noma Kayser, Centerville, Herefords; Miss Cameron and Danny Cameron, Cen- terville, Crossbreds, and Teresa Palmer, Centerville, and Helen Schilling, Lyle, Angus. By weights the top sheep were shown by Willis and Dawn Claussen, Goldendale, heavies; Miss Brashers and Ketmy Harsch, Goldendale, mediums, and Steve Harsch, Goldendale, and Jeaana Hesselgesser, Centerville, lights. SWEEPSTAKES winners in the home econm, ics department were Hem Le, Lyle, crqfruits.vngetables; Maxine Ownby, baking and feed preterviml; Eulahla Riches, Goldendale, special flower aword; Belie Beutwofl, Maryhlll, wing aM  al Vesta Lois, Lylo, Iliculk_ Mrs. Leis, Mrs. Ownby and Eulahla Riches, Goldendale, were also presented special awards in the flower department by the Dig and Dream Garden Club, Goldendale. In junior livestock showmanship gold medals were presented to the winners in the senior, intermediate and junior divisions. The results were: beefRhonda Haas; Ned Kayser, Conterville, and Dave Davenport, Goldendale, by Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Matsen, Bickleton; sheep--Becky Uecker, Goldendale, Karen Hesselgesser, Conterville, grand champion showman, and Bill Itarris, Goldendale, by Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kloker, Goldendale; swine--Pat Swift, Goldendale, Martin Taylor, Lyle, and Carrie Gray, Bickleton, by Western Farmers Association, and horses--Cindy Lind, Goldendale, Judy Pritchett, Goldendale, and John Jensen, Bickleton, by Mr. and Mrs. Max Read, Bickleton. Fitting and showing runners up were: Steve Harsch, Goldendale, Kenny Harsch, Gokkmda, reserve cbmapim showman, Jeff' Elwes, , sheep; Noma Kayaer, Teresa Palmer and Rhonda Kayser, Centerville, bed; and Michelle Robinson, Goldendale, Lori Holly, Glenwood, and Scott Rose, Goldendale, horses. Blue ribbon winners in the Grand Parade were the Goldendale Centennial Court; the Klickitat County Fair Court; the Seabees, Swan Island, Portland; the KlickRat High School Band; Mt. Adams Ranger District, U.S. Forest Service, Trout Lake (Smokey the Bear), and Ted Kolbaba. Special $50 prizes (divided $25, $15 and $10) were presented to top exhibit booths by Ledbetters' Department Store, Goldendale, and the IDL Cattle Co. In the junior division the winners were Maryhill 4-H, Goldendale Junior Grange and Goldendale Scout Troo 551: senior division winners were Goldendale Grange, Contervllle Grange and the Klickitat County Woolgrowers Auxiliary. t The Maryhill 4-H Club was notified Thursday afternoon by Superintendent Eleanor Dooley that the booth was available. She had just learned that the White Salmon FFA, which had reserved the booth, did not intend to decorate it. Booth judging began at 9:30 a.m. Friday.) Other special awards earned included: Bill Reed, Centerville, $25 FFA farm-shop mechanics award by Gerard A. Hanlon; Rhonda Haas a show halter for senior 4-H beef showmanship by McKee's Phar- macy, Goldendale; Dennis Hoctor, Goldendale, FFA beef showmanship pin by Klickitat Valley Grain Growers; Rhonda Haas, beef, Kenny Harsch, sheep, and Douglas Taylor Jr., hogs, Wheaty trophies by State Wheatgrowers Association, Richard McBride, Bickleton, agent; Teresa Palmer, 4-H, and Bruce Cameron, Goldendale, FFA, silver trophies as top Angus exhibitors from Western States Angus Association, and Alford Harmon, Goldendale, polled Hereford heifer award and Rhonda Haas polled Hereford steer plaque from American Polled Hereford Association. Bill Hatch, Goldendale, was winner of the Klickitat Valley Bank award steer, a Charolais crossbreed exhibited by Susie Jensen, Biddeton. Three junior division judging contests were held during the fair. Nora Kayser, Centerville, Rhonda Haas, and Doug Taylor Jr. were top individuals in the 4-H contest; team results were not compiled. Highland, Toppenish and Goldendale FFA chapters won pennants in the FFA competition; the Goldendale team con- sisted of Bruce Davenport, who was also third high individual, Bob Cosner, COn- terville, and Bill Spalding, Goldendale. Tony Morrison, White Salmon, Russell Jensen, Bickleton, and Scott Conboy, Glenwood, headed the list in the 4-H horse judging contest. Goldendale FFA, Mt. Brook Brush Poppers 4-H, White Salmon, and Bickleton Hilltoppers 4-H garnered the top three places in herdmanship, during the fair. measures pass and Goldendale School Passed special election a $2,107 and operation levy (92 per cent af- trict 404 approved a r/0,0 bond issue by 429- ). Tbe bonds are FUNDS County Commissioners federal forest land of $27,944.94 equally may elect Monday emeiLmn cbsed shop upon the advice of J. Losee. planned an executive to elect a new mayor own ranks.  ad- however, that after election Mmuld be held at the discussions in is elected by the -om the the vacated position, H. G. Rowley was Oiee by a 447-236 vote for purchase of approximately 17 acres of land adjacent to existing school property. The measure had failed twice before. It would take 27 negative absentee votes against no affirmative votes to fail the Goldendale measure. The auditor's office reported having 17 absentee ballots Wednesday morning. WEATHER REPORT John Nelson, Observer Readings as of 9 a.m. September'72 High .Low 6, Wednesday 68 48 7, Thursday 74 47 8, Friday 74 40 9, Sathrday 66 42 I0, Sunday 69 28 11, Monday 74 36 12, Tuesday 79 47 13, Wednesday 35 Summer's having a fling Before fall can do its thing. Slightly belated recap of August: 4 days hit over I00, with 3 bunched together on the 6th-7t, the hottest being 106. Coldest  was 69 midmonth on the 16th, which also produced the coldest night at 37. Most nights were in the 50s. Four days were in the 705, 13 in the 80s, and 9 in the 90s. Rab, and a hard hailstorm hit on the 15th, bringing moisture measuring .34, over half of the month's total of .69. This August was more bearable than last year's which had a longer string of 100-plus days. EXPANDED fm:ilitlas at Maryhill State Park will be offlclly  Saturdq, September 16, beginning at 11 e.m. State Parks and Recreatkm Commission and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will jointly host the ceremonies. Gofdendale Chamber of Cmmerce plans to host agency offlciai at coffee and cake hour. The has been greatly enlarged and new tncludN MwnigM Mcilit. \