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December 31, 1970     Mercer Island Reporter
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vii," MIReporter, Thurs Dec. 31, 1970 Page 16 For Ecology: @ as rees Between January 1 and 9. describing the project ann Christmas trees, completely asking them to help by making clenaed of foil and ornaments sure their trees are may be left at Homestead completely free of wires, field. S.E. 40th and 80th Ave. tinsel and lights before being S.E. or at the South End brought to the site. Association, requested 7065 after 6 p.m. Local Sales Tax Returns ips For Sept.-Oct. Optimistic Mercer Island's revenue totalled $19,594.93, slightly up Homestead field is on S.E. that the trees brought there be from the one-half cent local from July-August and a 40th between 76th Avenue S.E. put on the gravel portion near sales tax might actually top considerable increase over the and Island Crest Way. Vito the fire department, the 1100,000 previously early collections of April, May Quaranta, president of the Any adults wishing to assist projected for twelve months and June. The tax went into South End Merchants' may call Dan Griner at AD 2- on the basis of early returns, effect April 1, 1970. September-October revenue Total collections through shopping center. I On Saturday, January 9th the trees will "be chippecl and the chips hauled to school { ~Continued from page 11 outdoor education sites to Lmprove paths and to mulch I ~ ~.lsd'- "" =" ~.lite"kttg*lon--I~tun -- - "--r'Wol'l $ksm I October this year amount to $63,453.23, according to report received from the State Department of Revenue. The "paycheck" for all 25 counties and 199 munici- ~a~, f~,r fr.-!a ;tit ,tIl(t 3 llr ov, r~ IIl.~l.ll'tll"rl.iR~ Say, f,r ;h. fa,~ ,f r+,' )rdiri~ v. ith a Ill {M l'l S'l'l'l)lO? Save for snow and trails wil h your fast SNt)WMOBII.E! Saw. f,r la.k of visi,rl ~i~;tr rom~.~ fr.m dr,q,l,miZ your gl;L~s,s, $ .';av, f()r t}~, iligh Suds r t ~l;t! carl d*'al Vi)LI ;t lOW bh,w. $$$ '9 HEAl)IN(; F()R THE SI,OPES. No charge for Travelers ('hecks for First Federal customers. FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS ,) .),) M F R('E I/. ISLA N I), S'hopping District AD .- 50 Om'lllql OW W'I* t'-~ ~,H,~. {,~ *,-r - : - ~ ~:,1~ ,~ Det. Myers; or February 2, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 8501 S.E. 40th: Dr. Irwin Dreiblatt; Jim Coulson, schools; Det. Myers; or February 3, Methodist Church, 70th S.E. and S.E. 24th: Dr. Walter Welti; Bill Patti, Schools; Det. Kuhn. RODG~ APPOINTED Walter R. Rodgers, Seattle attorney, former assistant U.S. District Attorney in Spokane and for five years house counsel for the Spokane Spokesman Review has been appointed Regional Counsel for the Seattle Region of the U.S. Department of Housing $16.58 million and the counties, $,5.94. Starting January 1, six more counties and 29 municipalities will begin collecting the tax, leaving only eight counties and 38 towns and cities without a local sales tax. The counties are Adams, Clark, Douglas, Grant, Pend OreiUe, Skamania, Thurston and Wahkiakum. and Urban Development. "l'l~e appointment was made by Oscar Pederson, Regional Administrator. Rodgers is married to the former Carolyn Repkie. They have three children, two sons and a daughter. The Rodgers live on Mercer Island. Chosen Boy, Girl of Month CINDY CHIN Reasonable Rates- Insurance included iBENT-A-CAR Rent-A-Ford from Foothills Fwd I SOOO Sunset Highway SH 7-3100 STEVE DOWD Steve C. Dowd and Cind) M. Chin of Mercer Island High School were selected as Rotary Boy and G(rl of the Month for December. Cindy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Chin. She is a member of the canteen committee and the foreign exchange club at the high school. She has displayed her artwork in the Bellevue Arts and Crafts Fair in summer, 1969 and the Grand Festival of Arts this past June. Future p~n.~ include college but Cindy has not made a specific choice as yet. Steve is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Merle E. Dowd At school he is active in drama club, and is stage manager and sound technician for school activities. He is an Eagle Scout and has received his God and Country award. Steve also works after school at Island Prescription pharmacy. He plans to study engineering at the University of Washington. >,tx, f,r lh rvir+.a~ '~q+r!'T L~*! [~t~t!+, l,~ :~;. t r:t, ISI,A"~ [ ~! M l',l.IN ! Save f,r s,)methlng ft,r h,)th ars a Ctls(o[ll S'I'E i', E~[ ) SET! t~,t for go-an', Grade school students will I be taking home leaflets I j Myers; or bare areas. 24th: Dr. John Liebert; Gary 40th: Dr. James Raney; Mrs. palities participating High school students from II sT. ip lot ONE Only I Bridgeman, schools; Dolores Mjolsnes, schools; amounted to $7.268,325 for Dan Griner's Envolvement To: Mercer Island PTA Cou t I Detective Dave Kuhn, M.I. Det. Kuhn; or September and October. This t in Our Natural Environment P o So. 432 I police; or January 27, Mercer Island was the largest amount ever class are sponsors of the effort II Me,~, I~to,d, Wos~ 98040 I January Zl, Holy Trinity Methodist Church, 70th S.E. collected within a two-month and will be assisted by ~ Name I Lutheran Church, 8501 S.E. and S.E. 24th: Dr. Peterperiod. members of the Committee to 40th: Samuel Goldenberg,Knoepfler; Gene Yarabek,receivedCountY$2.17g vernmentSmillion; cities II and towns, $5.09 million. Save the Earth and the Telephone I PhD; Lynden Watts, schools; schools; Det. Myers. HIGH SCHOOL PARENTS Council.Mercer lslandThe Environmentalpacific Tree ~,eo{ preferred workshop I Det. Myers. Over the seven-month Expert Co pruners for Puget [ Se o,dcho, ~ ELEMENTARY PARENTS February 1, United Church period, the tax has yielded Power on the Island, is [ January 25, United Church of Christ, 4545 Island Crest $22.52 million to the local Way: Dr. Don Akutagawa; governments collecting it. The donating the services of its I I of Christ, 4545 Island Crest Way, Dr. Carrold Iverson; Mrs. Gwen Lewis, schools; municipalities have received chipper. Deadline January 1 1 I Frank Russell, schools; Det.