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Senior citizen tax Eastern Star relief deadline nears According to Okanogan age or older last January 1 Assessor Bain Crofoot, or be retired from gainful senior citizens and retired disabled persons eligible for property tax exemption benefits must submit claims to the assessor's office by June 30 in order to receive property tax savings in 1982. Eligibility for tax relief requires that applicants must have been 61 years of employment because of physical disability at any age. Combined family in- come cannot exceed $14,000 a year and an applicant must be the owner and occupant of the house or mobile home as of January 1, 1981. Owner- ship can include life estates, and confinement in a Olympia Report By Earl F. Troy One reads almost daily a story in the newspaper about families or children who have had their public assistance cut and are desperately in need of help. Usually, however, if we read further, some of these people may be employable. These people will not be receiving public assistance because the Legislature, in keeping with the wishes of the voting public, had to tighten up eligibility requirements and remove some of these people from welfare rolls. Hopefully, they will end up on payrolls. But there are those who are needy, but have suf- ficient income to eliminate them from participation in the various public assistance programs. There are some very real answers to these problems which I think many OF us have overlooked. It was not an easy decision to simply say, "No, you can- not receive supplemental in- come or chore services." Cutting is never easy, but we did our best to do so fairly and humanely. Still, there will be people, including some we know, who will need assistance. This is where you and I come in. In the days before the automobile separated us so far from our immediate families or close circle of life-long friends, we all pit- ched in to help one another. Why, barn ralsings are a perfect example, and we participated not so very long ago. When the new family came to the area, or a neigh- bet needed help repairing the barn, everyone pitched in. Some people brought skills, other their food, and some their entertainment. Everyone added what they could to help. Where have those days gone? Today, when there are people who need help, must we shake our heads and sim- ply look the other way? I hope not. It is my hope that we could bring back that tradition of helping our neighbor. It is not a difficult one. We all have skills, we can pitch in and help. In fact, this very subject - volunteerism- is the subject of a House State Govern- ment Committee meeting scheduled for this weekend. Because we have people who need our help, it is up to us, as people, as members of churches or civic and social organizations to help those less fortunate than we. Persons interested can at- tend this meeting, which is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Friday, July 12, in House Of- fice Building, Room 334 in Olympia. Or give me a call and I will relay your input If you like, a letter may be submitted to the committee for consideration. Please feel free to Join us in our ef- fort to help one another. hospital or nursing home will not disqualify claim of exemption. Persons qualifying for these tax benefits, or desiring further information as to elgibility require- manta, should contact the Okanogan County Assessors Office. Alpha.Omega's go camping Alpha-Omega's went camping at Chawakaum Creek above Leavenworth last weekend. On Saturday the youth attended and par- ticipated in the Junior Olympics in Peshastin. Those going on the camping trip were, Dan, Rachel and Esther Lassiter, Krystal Nordby, Pare Tupling and Caroline Magnnsen. Dwight and Mary Pflugrath chaperoned the youth group. plans potluck Beattie and Stan Shaw, Worthy Matron and Worthy Patron of Puritan Chapter, Order of the Eastern Stai, Bridgeport, have announced that the last meeting of the summer will be held June 16 and will be a pot luck picnic in Fireman's Park at 6:00 p.m. This will be for Stars, Masons, and Rainbow girls and their families. The Shaws say that all are welcome but to bring their own table service. In case of bad weather the dinner will be held in the Masonic Hall. Country Cousins enter float in parade Springtime means parade time for the CountrY Cousins 4-Hers. They entered their float, which had the theme "4-H Ain't all Cows and Cookin," in the Colorama Festival parade May 9 and won first place in their division. They also entered it in the Bridgeport Daze parade, also winning another first place, on June 6. Members riding in one or both parades were Dan and i ii Julia Cavadini. Lynn Lawson, Allen and Diane Nilles, Valerie Rinker, Gina Rice, Polly and Becky San- derson, Jennifer Sanderson, Mike Watson, Tom Weishurn, and Matt, Sherri and Don Wood. The 4-H projects represen- ted were beef, sheep, swine, horses, poultry, rabbits, ap- plied arts, clothing, foods and knitting. "Total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation." St. Augustine Ouad City Hp_rald June 11. 1981 PzlJDP-.. Labor Union elects officers Local Labor Union, #1151 of Bridgeport (an arm of the AFL/CIO) elected new of- ricers during the past week, according to Jim Wick. New Business Manager will be Pare Williams, who according to Wick, "is the first woman throughout the UnRed States to have this honor." President is AI Maas, Vice-president, Abe Windle, Recording Secretary, Mike Brown, and Sergeant At Arms, Terry Shenyer. Wick said three auditors were also elected and are Tom Hardy, Larry Miller, and Randy Ladine. The three Executive Board seats found a two way tie between Back to school Kris Graap was honored with a going away party given at the home of Dwight and Mary Pflugrath last Friday night. Kris is leaving for Ellensburg where he will go back to school full time at CWSU. EVER G R FEN STOR E HOURS'9 tO 8 MON. -- SAT. THE FOOD PEOPLE PRICES EFFECTIVE JUNE il THRU JUHE 17,1961 fi fOO BEEF.oo00o'O00 STEAK USDA CHOICE CANTALOUPES BANANAS 0x/gen makes iron rust and food spoil. Oxygen 'actlvates'' ' ...... GREAT'FLAVOR, :NO. 1 enzymes that tend to discolor cut fruits and vegetables. READY TO EAT FANCY .................... ....... ............. ......... & I .Square SLICING CUCUMBERSo.000000.. .... 41 1 On lvaYyl[rYe? i:00t00e00au000000c00lge;: YELLOW ONIONS 39 River Whirlers had their MILD FLAVOR ......... LB. graduation dance. The,new tape recorder), our gal RADISHES oR GREEN ONIONS ....... 4188 Dave Reynolds and Rod Hammons for one seat, which will be run off in July, and Glen Hardy and Mark Steele getting the other two slots. The delegate to District Council will be AI Maas. June II- Brewster; CI4c League, Grange, Kiwanis Bridgeport; Eagles & Auxiliary June 15- Pateros; Garden Club Brewster; Ladies Aid Log Church June 16- Pateros; City Council Bridgeport; Order of Eastern Star June 17- Brewster; Amerienn Legion Post 97 Chief Joe Gem & Mineral Club Bridgeport; Rebekahs This space courtesy M BflRn(s C'hapels II I II II I NO.3 10 to 6 SUNDAY FRYER 'N HALF dancers were put through several special dances to wove their newly learned which they did very well. As an added surprise to all and especially to caller Wos Holman, there was a very strange 'couple' who also came to graduate. As it turned out the couple was Billy Gfllham, who looked like an old man from the mountains and Chuck Fuller who dressed up as his 'wife' who had come from a little farther back in the moan- tainsl I l It was great fun and lot a laughs. Onr nest dm was with the Bridgeport Denim and Ginghams with Billy Gfltham as the caller. Billy did an all singing call dance which was very en- Joyable. Wos and Murilyn Hoiman were guest callers. Once again there was an ODD COUPLE, this time it was Chuck Fuller and Wes Holman who gave Billy a BIG surprise with their arrival. You Just never know what you might see at a square dance anymorel I I t I l Saturday, May 30 found us headed for River s/de with well over a square in our motorhome. We all en- Joyed the super calling of Doug Davis of Spokane. The 6th of June found us up bright and early (and I do mean early) and on our way to Bridgeport for the Bridgeport Daze Parade. Af- ter breakfast in Bridgeport it Robin did the driving and Vera and LaRDy 8orensen, Chuck Fuller, Bert and Florence Lehman, Larry Miller, Pete and Gert Davis and Art and Dora Adams did the dancing. After the parade we enjoyed "the delicious Bar-B-Q dinner in the park. After a little more dancing in the park we headed for home. Later that night we put our tired feet back in our dancin' shoes and went to hear the ex- ceHent oalling of Bob Wright Jr. at the Chelan Grade School as he called for the Swingln' Lakers. The next big event will be the National Square Dance Convention in Seattle. This will be June 25 to 27. Dancers come from all over to attend thin convention and we are lucky to have it so close to us this year. It is a chance of a lifetime, dancers, so don't miss this one. On July 10th the Old Time Fiddlers will be playing in Leavenworth at the Family Chalet. They have invited all square dancers who are in- terested to Join the fun. Don't forget The Entlat Fun Days with the Columbia River Whirlers July 24 & 25. I'll have more about that one later. Things are shaping up for a busy but fun summer so dust off those dandn' shoes and fluff up those petticoats WASHINGTON 89 GROWN LB. SICED BACON . $1.49 .,,. , L J ....... from W e n a tCph:: k Old Fashioned Franks stss,,. 6ood Country Sausage SlSS=. Dry Cured Half or Whole eu Slab Bacon "l",b Dry Cured Smoked Picnic Hams 08, c EAT PAPER RITZ APPLE PIES TOWELS CRACKERS JUICE PENNY SMART 2-PLY - WHITE NABISCO -- 1-LB. 9* 99 sMUCKER'S STRAWBERRY WESTERN FAMILY UNSWEETENED PRESERVES,.o, $1.39 ....... GRAPEFRUIT JUICE.., 99 WESTERN FAMILY BOTTLE SALAO 0,L.o, ........... s1.69 HERSHEY'S SYRUP,,o, $1.49 MJB. REG., ADC. ELEC, PERK 15 OFF HEAVY DUTY GROUND COFFEE,..... S6.59 WISK DETERGENLoz. $1.79 MJB. REG. OR ADC GROUND COFFEE s4.8 9 WESTERN FAMILY TALL ..... ,.,, .... KITCHEN BAGS[ $1,99 MJB, REG. ATTA BOY GROUND COFFEE,,., ....... 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