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:INAN(;IAL AUTOS FOR SALE Goats For Sale: 3 milkers, one buck and babies. Great personalities. To good home only, make an offer. 689- 2602. 2tc6 $$BAJILIJON dollars$$. Receiving payments from real estate sold? Annuity? Lottery winnings? Nobody pays more for cash flows. We'll prove it! Skip Foss et al, 1 (800)637- 3677. REAL ESTATE * PANORAMIC" RIVERVIEW * * ACRES in Brewster. Build your * dreams on 2.09 cleared acres. * Water services available. * * Spectacularopportunity.Serene * peacefulness, privacy, security. * * Breathtaking view. $50,000. Dr. * Thornsberry. 689-2856. tfc6 **************************** 5 acre+ waterfront lots behind Chief Joseph Dam. All utilities in. 69,900 - 99,900. 664-1088 wk., 662-5442 hm. Owner contract, tfc5 For Sale: Building lot in Pateros, with view of Billygoat Mountain and the Methow River. $30,000.923- 2694. tfc23 OREGON forestland repossession. 2.3 acres, Klamath Falls area. Old pine and fir, secluded, gravel road, surveyed, $8,000 cash or T.O.P. $90 down, $88 monthly. OWC (541)858- 7194. OKANOGAN Mountain get-a-way! Home, shop, barn, well, electricity & good access. Aspen trees, green meadows! Vacation & year round living! $ ! 29,500 owners financing. 1(888)422-1016, Mountain Valley Realty. BARGAIN homes. Thousands of Government foreclosed and repos- sessed properties being liquidated this month! Call for local listings! 1(800)501-1777, ext. 3099. LAKECHELAN Condominium with beautiful uplake view. Full ownership in quiet 8 unit residential complex. Two blocks from downtown Chelan. Ground floor, corner, 3 bedrooms, 1-3/4 bath, fireplace, utility room, garage, dishwasher, disposal, electric baseboard heat, air conditioner, 1,200+ sq. fi,$149,500. Call for appointment: (509)682-4133 days or (509)682- 2775 evenings. B RIDG EPORT Horse ranch with barns & corrals. Daylight basement home with 3 bedrooms. New metal roof. 87.22 acres plus 120 leaseable acres. $155,000. "CASH". Immediate $$ for struc- tured settlements and deferred in- surance claims. J. G. Wentworth, 1 (888)231-5375. EASY MONEY. Private investor has money to loan. I lend on: raw land, rentals, mobiles, commercial, etc. I rely on equity. Call Eric Foss, 1 (800)563-3005. REFINANCE now! 5.75%, 30 yr. fixed, 6.405% APR or 5.625% 15 yr. fixed, 6.344% APR. Second mortgage debt consolidations to 125 % or home value. All credit grades. l(888)663-3281,Licensed Mortgage Broker. !!GET OUT of debt free! Credit Counseling Centers of America (member NFCC) free debt consoli- dation, lower payments, interest. Stop collector calls. Non-profit, 1 (877)936- 2222, toll free. OVER YOUR head in debt? A New Horizon...the company you can trust! Debt consolidation. No qualifying. Licensed not-for-profit, national company, www.anewhorizon.org 1 (800)556-1548. REFINANCE fast. Easy & over- the-phone. Need a second chance? Credit problems?-OK. Bankruptcy?- OK. Foreclosures?-OK. Starting under 7%-APR. 8.973. Call Platinum Capital. NationwideLender. l(800.)699-LEND. www.platinumcapital.com CREDIT CARD problems? Debt consolidation. Avoid bankruptcy. Stop creditor calls. Cut interest. No credit check.Onelowpayment. 1(800)270- 9894. A DEBT.FREE life! Confidential help. Cut monthly payments. Reduce interest. Stop collection calls. Avoid bankruptcy. Nation's largest non- profit: Genus Credit Management, (24 hours), 1(800)532-6483. BANKRUPTCY $79+, stops garnishments! Stop debt slavery now! Guaranteed valid. E-Z debt freedom homeowner loans from $5,000. Bad credit ok! Divorce $99+. Fresh St,'ul 1 (888)395-8030, toil-free. $$WE I1UY$$ seller finaticld fibf6s, insurance settlements, land note portfolios. Colonial Financial 1(800)969-1200, ext. 59. BREWSTER Hospital Hill. Contemporary 4 bedroom, 2 bath home on gorgeous ColumbiaRiver view lot. Recently remodeled. Great decks. $94,000. 1-900-NUMBERS BRIDGEPORT Cozy home on "super sized" lots. Two large garden spots and garden shed.Rateirrigation wateravailable. $49,900. i PATEROS Attractive 2 bedroom, 1-1,'2, bath home adjacent to PUD waterfront along the Methow River. Outstanding Methow River and Billygoat Mountain view. On 3.98 acre parcel-home surrounded by small orchard of Red Delicious & Red Chief. Also peach, walnut, golden delicious and filbert trees. Separaterentable singleroom home with bathroom, phone, heat. $210,000. SERVICES . BRIDGEPORT 2 bedroom, 1 bath home. Large work shop in back. Nice & updated. $57,500. Chelan Realty North , 238 Lakeshore Dr., P.O. Box 398 Patems, WA. 98846 N 509/923-2586 1-800-209-4138 FAu -J Housing REALTOR o**-ty AI Milton, Branch Mgr... 689-3205 Carol Mooney ................. 923-2963 Spencer Lince ................. 923-2188 WANTED FAMILIES NEEDED Volunteer to hosthigh school exchange students from Europe, Asia& Australia, girls & boys. Variety of interests, hobbies, sports. Call Deana @ 1- 800-733-2773 or Susan 509-686-2312. 2tp13 TOO LATE TOO CLASSIFY FOR SALE: AKC registered Schnauzer puppies. 7 I/2 weeks. One little female, $350.00.2 males. $300.00 each. 686-7037. 1to 13 FREE SOFTWARE. Amazing web site, how to download over 25,000 software programs free! ! (900)740- 1119, ext. 2809, $2.99 per min., must be 18 yrs. Serv-U (619)645- 8434. Koplin Horseshoeing Jeff Koplin AFA Certified (509) 422-2998 4tc30 BELL'S HANDYMAN SERVICE LICENSED. BONDED. INSURED "We Can Do It'" If you have any needs around the house or in the house, give us a ring at 923-9275 We have excellent references You'll be happy with our performance! Lie. #BELL;ItSO3gKF Tanning Bed Avallablel Paul Mitchell & Biolage products available Walk-ins (509) 923-2828 Welcome . Tees, : Sat,. 9. -.5 . 1 -venmgs Dy appomtment 4JLW Across from Superstop in pateros , NOW RENTING.* RPfT ES$. tin E $¢tltl Professional Carpet Cleaning Machine & Solutions Rent The Best! For Sale: 1983 Chevy SI0, extra cab, V-6, 5 speed,disc, brakes, matching canopy, 2 studded tires. $3,0000BO. 686-9971 evenings. 2tp6 1990 Oldsmobile 4 dr., power locks & steering, auto., V-6, excellent condition. $3,600.00. 689-3543. 2tc6 For Sale: 1980TC3 Plymouth Horizon, $600.000BO. 923-2210. 2tp6 1992 Dodge Dakota LE 4x4 with matching Monterey Canopy. A beautiful truck with low miles in excellent condition. A/C, PS, PB, Auto, 318 Magnum V8. Blue Books at $12,675. Asking $12,000 OBO. (509) 686-9531 or 686-7225. tfc6 1986 Ford Turbo Diesel One owner, F-250 4x4, manuel trans., A/C, good tires, looks great. Very good mechanical condition. $6,850.00. 509-923-2401. 2tc 13 1991 Ford Tempo, 4 dr., rare 4x4, auto., cruise, everything electric, new tires, excellent condition, red. 686- 8370. tfc 13 Ouad City. Harald p, u eust 13 1998 page 9 Direct Deposit Is Ready .When You Are I NAPS ):--Anyone who says senoz's are hesitant to embrace new technologies should take a look at recent trends in electronic banking. Today, millions of Americans are getting their Social Security, supplemental inconle, disability, and Veterans payments sent directly into their accounts through 1)irect Deposit. According to the U.S. Treasury Department, more than (35 percent of these payments are now nmde by Direct Deposit, and the numbers are increasing every month. The federal government has been ot'fering Direct Deposit as an ol)tion to Social Security and other fbderal benelit recipients tbr more than 20 years. In 1996, Congress passed a law aimed at requiring most federal payznents to he made by electronic transfm'. The law intends to enroll most check recipients in Direct 1/)eposit by the end of this year, but it also allows the Treasury I)epartment to extend waiver to individuals tbr a variety of reasons. Treasury empha- sizes that no payment will be with- held or delayed fbr any reason, and payment recipients do not l:tave to take any action now. More specilic infbrmation will be available fi'om Treasury later this summer. "All federal beneficiaries will Hang Up on' Crammers' You Could Unwittingly Sign Up Jor New/'hone Services NcwsUSA (NU) - Many people are hearing about or experiencing a telephone marketing scam called slamming. However, there is a relatively new telephone scam that is becoming just as widespread. This scare is called "cramming." Cramming is the ille- gal practice of adding charges to consumers' phone bills for products or services without proper autho- rization from the customer. Local phone companies provide billing for other providers so that cu,;- tomers can receive all their telecom- munications charges on one bill. This includes long-distance, voice mail, security monitoring and pc: sonal 800 numbers, among other:,. However, some entrepreneurs '.,re taking ad- vantage of this servi ,e and are ripping the consumer off' Often, they use de- vious ways to get customers to un- knowingly s;gn up tbr new services. These entrepreneurs are fre- quently successful in obtaining a sig- nature on a document that has noth- ing to do with telephone service, such as'a sweepstakes entry fornl. In many cases, there is language hidden in the fine print that authorizes a company to bill you tor a new service. There is no doubt that these practices are unethical. The Feder- al Communications Commission and lt)cal phone colnpallics across the country havc bccn trying to crack down Oll ,his praclice, but with increased competition coming to the lel¢coinnlunicatiOllS inarket- place, the llunlher of conlplaints COlllillucs Io grow. Hcrc arc a few steps that you can take in order Io prevent being cr;.inlllled: • Always review your phone bill carefully. Be aware of services you have ordered and read the fine print of anything you sign. • If you have been crammed, contacl your local phone colnpany immediately and explain that you did not authorize any new services. Request that the charges bc removed from your bill. • Call the company that cramnled you and let them know that you will not pay for thc charges incurred. If the company refuses, tile a complaint with the F'CC. ,1i requesl a free hrochure otit- l{Itirtg. Yt).ur 91?i.itm5 in the.. l:lCw leleconununicalions marketplace, conlact the Telc'connnunications Consulller IllfornlaliOll Center by sending a postcard with your mail- ing address to: TCIC, Attn: N.T., 1401 11 St., N.W., Suite 600, Wash- inglon, I)C 20005. I Quad City Herald ' i LEGAL NOTICES I YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW Quad City Herald has been approved as a legal newspaper by an order duly made and entered in the Superior Court of the State of Washington, for Okanogan County, on the 7th day of August, 1941 ; and in the Superior Court of the State of Washington, for Douglas County, on the 3rd day of June 1952. ..... Notice: Announcement of Applications for a Renewal NPDES and State Waste Discharge Permits to Discharge to State Waters in the Okanogan Watershed Management Area Permittees: The following permittees have applied for renewal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits or State Waste Discharge Permits in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 90.48 Revised Code o f Washington, Chapters 173-216 and 173-220 Washington Administrative Code, and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act as amended: Brewster STP- NPDES Permit No. WA-0021008 - This municipal treatment plant is located at S. Fifth St. and Ansel Ave., P.O. Box 385, Brewsler, WA. Discharge is to the Columbia River. Bridgeport STP- NPDES Permit No. WA-0024066 -This municipal treatment plant is .located 2 miles below State Route 173 Bridge, P.O. Box 640, Bridgeport, WA. Discharge is to the Columbia River. Mansfield STP - State Permit No. ST-9109 - This municipal treatment plant is located north of town, P.O. Box 218, Mansfield, WA. Discharge is to groundwater via sprayfield irrigation. Pateros STP - NPDES Permit No. WA-0020559 - This municipal treatment plant is located at 113 Lakeshore Drive, P.O. Box 8, Pateros, WA. Discharge is to the Columbia River. Wells'Dam Wastewater Treatment Plant, (PUD#1 of Douglas County) - NPDES Permit No. WA-0051047. Located on theWells Dam, HC88 Box 4A, Pateros, WA. Discharge is to the Columbia River. The Departhaent proposes to issue permits during fiscal year 1999 t() the above listed applicants to discharge to public waters subject to cert'fin effluent limitations and special permit conditions. / Public Comment and Information Interested agencies, organizations or persons desiring to express their views or to be notified of the Department's action on these applications and subsequent permits should notify the department in writing. All comments or requests should be submitted by September 13, 1998 (within 30 days o f, llL¢ last date of publication of this public notice). Send all comments or requ, tO: Washington State Department of Ecoh)gy Central Regional Office 15 West Yakima Avenue, Suite 200 Yakima, Washington 98902 Attention: Rick Frye Please bring this public notice to the attention of persons who you know would be interested in these matters. Ecology is an equal opportunity agency. If you have special accommodation needs, conlacl Rick Frye at (509) 575-2821 (Voice) or (509) 454-7673 (TDD). Pub, Aug. 6,13, 1998 continue to receive their payment by check, unless--and until--they give us instructions to have those 'payments made by Direct Deposit into an account ot' their choice," said John D. ttawke, Treasury Under Secretary for Domestic Finance. "We recognize tbat there are many circumstances in which federal benefit recipients will not be able to take advantage of Direct Deposit right away. We intend to give people plenty of opportunity to determine whether Direct Deposit makes sense for them." Financial service providers' promotion of direct deposit among account holders and cash con- sumers has created some confu- sion about the specific require- ments--and deadlines--that will affect federal payments. Under SeCretary Hawke said the Treasury Department will not tolerate any organization making false or misleading statements about the government's direct deposit program. Treasury will alert regulators about financial service providers it believes are misleading beneficiaries in an attempt to alarm beneficiaries into signing up for a specific service. In addition to offering beneficia- ries a sai, simple and secure way to get their federal payments, Direct Deposit will save taxpayers as much as $100 million annually in process- ing costs. The cost to process a Direct Deposit payment is approxi- mately four cents, while the cost to process a paper check is 45 cents. GLEN E. BALLARD Glen E. Ballard, age 83, died on August 7, 1998, in the Okanogan area. He was born on January 1, 1915, at Jefferson, Oregon. He lived on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon, until he was 18. He then moved to the Olympic Peninsula, living in the Sekiu area for more than 45 years. He was married to Ruth Anderson on September 14, 1935, at Port Angeles. He worked in the woods as a failer and bucker, also on the boom rafting logs. He also worked in the fishing resort at Sekiu. He retired in 1975 and moved to the Monse ,area in 1977. For the past 22 years he enjoyed spending the winters in southern Arizona and kept busy making clocks, baskets and other things from wood. He will be missed. He is survived by his wife, Ruth S. Ballard; daughters, Jeanne Fromm, Olympia, Gladys Teeters, Olympia, and Barbara Hansen, Malott; a son, Charles Ballard, Brewster; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by three sisters and 11 brothers. The family has requested that there be no services at this time. Barnes-Elmway Chapel is in charge of arrangements. SHERRIE ANN (HOWERTON) CRANFIELD Sherrie Ann (Howerton) Cranfield, 52, of Clarkston, Washington, went home to be with God August 7, 1998, at Wenatchee. She was born June 14, 1946, to Jim and Jean Howerton, at Wenatchee. She married Mitchel Cranfield on January 2, 1964, at Brewster. She was a homemaker and was a member of the First Assembly of God. Survivors include her husband, Mitchel Cranfield, St.; daughters, Mechele" Cowgiil and Sheryl Cranfieid; sons, Mitchei Cranfield, Jr. and Kevin Cranfield; mother Jean Howerton; father Jim Howerton; sister Donna McNamara; brother Michael Howerton; four grandchildren; and special friend Jan Bowling. She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents, a baby sister and a granddaughter. Arrangements are by the American Burial and Cremation Society. FERRIS C. CANHAM Ferris C. Canham, 87, of the Brewster-Bridgeport area since 1950 when he developed Downing Townsite, died August 4, 1998, at Harmony House in Brewster. He was born August 20, 1910, to James Oscar and Ethel Mac (Bliss) Canham in Moscow, Idaho. He was 10 years old when his father died. ' In 1933, he married Vivian Webster. They lived in Electric City several years while he worked at Grand Coulee Dam. Ferris helped organize the Tri City Fire Department which took care of Electric City, Osborne and Delano area. In the '60s and '70s, they lived in and operated the Angle Trailer Court in Brewster. They then moved back to Downing Townsite. He is survived by his wife, Vivian, at home; three daughters, Mrs. N.S. (Yvonne) Huichens of Northport, Mrs. R.R. (Sylvia "Jimmie") Brousseau of San Antonio, Fla., Marilyn Marthini of Kennewick; his son, Harvey of Bridgeport; 11 grandchildren; 24 great.grandchildren; three nephews; and a niece. At the request of the family, there will be no service. In lieu of flowers, memori,'d contributions may be made to Hospice or American Lung Association. Arrangements are by Cremation Society of the Cascades, East Wenatchee. TOM TRIMBLE Tom Trimble, a long time resident of Douglas County died Sunday evening August 2, 1998 in an Adult Family Home in Lynnwood, Washington. He died of congestive he,'wt failure. He was 94 years old at the time of his death. He was born on a wheat farm near Sampsel, Missouri, December 7, 1903. He was the fifth child of ten children born to Leander (Lee) and Francis Trimble, who had come from Kentucky. In 1908 the family moved to alarm in Norton, Kansas. Then in 1913 they boarded a train and travelled to the slate of Washin gton, to the small town of Garfield, south of Spokane, in the Palouse country. They leased a wheat farm, and Lee and Francis spent the rest of their lives there. The boys lives were not easy, especially with a father who never "spared the rod." I!! 1920, Tom decided to go to Pullman and attend high school. He worked for a florist for his board and room. However, in 1923, he decided to quit school and seek work in California. He worked at several different jobs, in both California and Chicago, during the next three years. On a job in Chicago, he met a Texas farm boy named Jerry Ritberger, and they became great friends. They were "Tom and Jerry" to their friends, as they moved from one job to another. They travelled m New York City in 1926 and both became steel workers, working primarily on bridge construction. They worked on three bridges in NYC. While working on the NYC High Bridge, he was involved in an accident and lost his left eye. In 1928, they went to Louisville, Kentucky, and worked on a railroad bridge. The years 1930 to 1933 were lean years for Tom, as they were for many Americans during the depregsion years, but he was willing to go wherever there was work. In 1933 he was hired to work on the bridge that he is most proud of: the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Soon after getting the job on the Golden Gate, he met his bride-to-be, Darlene Matthews. The were married in June 1934. Their first son, Donald, was born on December 10, 1936, and their second son,. Richard, on February 10,1938. When the"Gale"job was overin 1937, he obtained employment as a mechanic in the San Francisco Trailway's bus garage. In 1940, the lamily moved to San Bruno, just south of S.E Then in 1946, the family went to Washington for a vacation; and this led to their decision to stay and lease a wheat farm in Douglas County nea/" Sims Corner (N. Ctl. WA.). The next five years provided the family with many great memories. But, the farm itself was an economic disaster, between bad land, drought years, and the 1948 hail storm that wiped out their crop. Also. Darlene began to have medical problems. In 1950 they moved thirty miles away to Mansfield, where the boys finished both grade and high school. Tom was hired by the Douglas County Road Department in 1951, and worked there for the next twenty years, retiring as the Mansfield are county road boss in 1971. However, the family suffered a great loss when Darlene died of kidney failure in 1958, at the young age of 54, She had been a wonderful wife and mother. Tom met Evalin Coleman, of Bridgeport, in 1964, and they were married in 1970. But, sadly, in the spring of 1976, Evalin died of cancer. That same year, Tom met and married another Bridgeport woman, Edna Sollender. They were together for twelve years until their divorce in 1988. In 1989, he moved to Seattle to live with his son Don and family, and lived with them until this spring when he was moved to an adult family home in Lynnwood, He is survived by his son Don of Seattle and his son Richard of San Antonio, Texas; Seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. There will be a memorial service for him in Seattle Friday, at the HallerLake United Methodist Church and a graveside service in Garfield on Sunday.