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Chillicothe Constitution Tribune (Newspaper) - July 11, 1977, Chillicothe, Missouri Legion auxiliary the american legion auxiliary will meet at 7 30 . Tuesday at the legion Home with the program to be Given on Community service by mrs. Lillian karst mrs. Gertrude Hallenberg and mrs. Mamie Tucker. Rich Hill club mrs. Mabel Killian 1816 Fairchild will be hostess for the Rich Hill homemakers club at 1 30 . Wednesday. Club picnic the pleasant Grove Extension club will have a picnic at Simpson Park at noon thursday. Members Are to take their own table service. Husbands of club members Are invited to attend. Wednesday meeting women of it. Olive United methodist Church will meet wednesday at 1 30 . At the Home of mrs. Tony Lipp Wheeling. Rehearsal july 14 the first summer band rehearsal for the Southwest re school will be thursday july 14 at 7 . Rather than july 17, As was stated in the letter to band members. Vandalism police were notified at 12 30 . Saturday that a Flower pot had been dumped water sprinkler broken handlebars taken from a Bike and a Bird Bath overturned at 1309 Locust. Reports damage mrs. Earl Hicklin of 917 Locust told police at 6 40 . Sunday that a Flower pot on the it Rich of her residence had in knocked off the porch and received some damage. Hit Mailbox John Rodgers 1712 fair notified police at 6 . Sunday that an automobile had made several Passee through his driveway knocking Down his Mailbox and running Over it. Enter hmm admitted to Hedrick medical Center were mrs. Alta Vandeen Dawn mrs. Anna German Utica hairy Loeb Breckenridge mrs. Minerva Ellis Breckenridge Janet Headrick daughter of or. And mrs. Hubert Headrick 1717 Borden mrs. Freda Wallace 117 Jackson Herman Gray Chula Johnny Cobb 118 Jackson and William Lauhoff 406 Kennedy. Death notices Erven Winfred Antt Oscar Raymond Seamans Lloyd w. Manito Page 14 citizen business postal rate idea wins approval now hear this Tom making a Point with the congressman John Hughes of Chillicothe visits from a courthouse Bench with . Representative Tom Coleman during Coleman a Stopover Here saturday. The congressman was Here with his Mobile office and circulated around the City county Plaza meeting people and shaking hands. In a Stop at a Booth in saturday s open air Sale on the East Side of the courthouse Patti Stewart of 312 Jackson Street tried to sell Coleman a Republican a Jimmy Carter Peanut doll. Coleman declined but Saki he d Tell others about photo. Top animals Mill show at pork chop night by Jeffrey Mills associated press writer Washington a the . Postal service today approved president Carters two tier postal rate plan under which individuals would pay 13 cents to mail a first class letter while businesses would pay 16 cents. Under the proposal a new a citizen rate would be established to reflect the current first class letter rate. First class business mail would go to 16 cents. Other mail rates also would Rise. The action by the services Board of governors sends the proposed new rates to the postal rate commission which can hold up to to months of hearings on them. This Means the new rates cannot go into effect before next May. Postal officiate told the Board the 13-cent mail would be sorted after the 16-cent business letters. But they said this would not significantly slow delivery of citizen rate mail. Postmaster general Benjamin f. Bailer said a i would think the service for All practical purposes would be virtually the As part of the business letter rate the Board approved a discount to 14 cents for letter Given preliminary sorting by mailers before being brought to the Post office. Also approved were discounts for publishers of newspapers and magazines who do preliminary sorting before mailing their publications. The proposed new rates extending across All classes of mail average 22 per cent. The citizen rate was proposed by president Carter who told baiter in a letter that con Sumers need some Relief from postal rate hikes. He said Carters interest in the citizens postal rate a obviously was a matter of critical baiter told the Board last wednesday that the discounted rate would affect about 20 per cent of first class mail. He said he hoped holding personal letters to the 13-cents-an-ounce rate in effect for the test 18 months would Lead to Public acceptance of efforts by the postal service to Cut costs. Various Cost cutting proposals including a Call for ending saturday deliveries Are aimed at adding $2 billion in revenues for the postal service and virtually erasing its annual operating deficit. Under the citizen rate plan individual letter writers would have to meet the following requirements either the return or delivery address must be Handwritten both must include zip codes both places must be in the United states and the envelope must meet size shape and height limits of mail handling machines. Business groups Are expected to oppose the dual rate plan. Meanwhile the postal serv ice has raised rates on magazines books newspapers and nonprofit mailings. Under a rate Structure approved test wednesday rates for second class books records and nonprofit items went up an average of 21 per cent. The Cost of mailing an average weekly news Magazine increased from 5.s7 cents a copy to 6.8 cents. Rates also went up on third and fourth class items. Baiter also wants to make parcel Post rates competitive with private delivery com Ronies and increase special decry fees by 62 per cent. Here and there Rains continue through area Chillicothe missed out on one Good rain sunday afternoon but a thunderstorm moved through the area Early today and dropped a much needed and Welcome three quarters of an Inch of moisture. However today a rain followed the pattern of others in Livingston county this Spring and summer there was Good rain in some areas while other areas got none. The amounts of moisture for those who were fortunate enough to get it yesterday and today varied from half to one Inch. Some places got rain both Days and some got none either sunday or today. One of the Best examples was in an area eight to to Miles Northwest of Chillicothe where one Man reported an Inch of Knouse gets first of new sewer hookups is auctioneer Dick pouting of Hale a 1977 graduate of Hale High school has completed a course in auction ering at the world wide College of auction ering continued on Page 14 the annual pork chop night sponsored by the Chillicothe Fra chapter in cooperation with the Chillicothe r-2 schools vocational agricultural department the Extension service area businessmen the Livingston county farm Bureau and the Livingston county pork producers will be held at the Mia livestock association at 8 pm. Monday for one foot weat amp sex j _ carcass awards will be made at 7 30 . July 24 at the 4-h and Fra Fairgrounds. On foot classes include class 1, lightweight crossbred class 2, heavyweight Cross bred class 3, lightweight purebred class 4, heavyweight purebred class 5, selection of grand Champion on foot. Classes will be divided equally on the Day of the show. Ribbons and Cash premiums will be paid to the top four animate in each class. They include first $10 second $8 third $5 and fourth $2. Ribbons will be presented to the grand and Reserve grand champions on foot. Carcass awards to be presented include class 6, crossbred and class 7, purebred first $100 second $60 and third $25. Trophies will be presented to Champion crossbred and purebred carcasses. An entry fee of $5 per entry will be charged and Only one hog per exhibitor May be entered hogs must weigh Between 190 and 240 pounds and either a Gilt or Barrow May be shown. Only crossbred hogs will be shown in crossbred classes and any exhibitor must be the bonafide owner of the hog show. Entries must be in place by 6 . July 18 and All hogs exhibited will be shipped to Hormel packing company and the exhibitor will be paid on a Grade and yield basis for the hog. Carcass awards will be based on an evaluation by the Hormel packing company of Ottumwa la. Minimum qualifications for carcass evaluation Are loin area 4.75 Square inches or More Bac fat 1.3 inches or less and length 30 inches or More. Contributors include the citizens National Bank Chillicothe state Bank Chula Farmers cooperative the initial Hookup to a new sewer line in the Southeast Section of Chillicothe was made last Friday to the Home of third Ward councilman Richard Knouse. Knouse who resides at 225 Turner said All was going Well and that he was pleased to be hooked onto a sewer line. The construction of raw sewage lines in the Southeast Section along with Street work Tabili Homes is being carried out through two Grants approved for Chillicothe by Hud. Knouse said that additional sewer hookups Are to be made this week to Homes in the third Ward. In some cases where approval is Given hookups to the Home from the main sewer line Are paid through the Federal Grant but in All other rain sunday and another Inch find that they wont be yielding this morning. However a mile what they should Lata on a and a Quarter North of whore he Jones said. Resides there was no rain he supported the talk of yesterday and none today some excellent appearing Corn a a it a Bone dry in that area a wheat Milo and soybean crops the Farmer told Ben Wood a but they Are spotty just like Jones agricultural rep the rain a he added resent Tive of the Community Jones also said that the three Bank at Chillicothe. Or four extremely hot Days last three Rains at Brookfield week did Hurt. A i have seen another example is at and heard of Milo and Corn Brookfield just 25 Miles East of Curling. Of course a he added Chillicothe. Brookfield got .51 a if the Rains continue through Friday .05 saturday an Inch july there will be some Good sunday afternoon and a half yields from crops but it will it Inch today. Marceline also got be general unless some things an Inch of rain yesterday change in a hurry afternoon. One of the Ponds on Jones a the official .78 of an Inch of lend is the lowest it has been in rain in Chillicothe was the is years. And some other Ponds second in five Days but also Are in the same shape. But Only the second moisture of the there Are some who have month. Precipitation for july reported their Ponds Are in now totals .94. A pretty Good shape because while the reports continue to of the steady moisture they filter in that some areas Are have been receiving sporting the Best Corn and some Farmers Are facing soybean crops in several years critical water problems other Are that Lack of moisture because of Ponds drying up or and the hot and humid weather reaching extremely Low Levels of last week seriously Hurt the because of the dry conditions of crops. The last couple of years. Jones who has visited with several Farmers throughout the area in his Job As a representative told the it that the main problem is subsoil moisture or the Lack of it. Subsoil needs soaking a we Are going to have to have some rain along during the next three weeks or month cases the property owner pays or those who have real Good and rehabilitation of some for the Hook up Knouse said looking crops right now will Kansas City a a cold front moved southeastward across Missouri today bringing rainfall that measured from near one Inch to More than 2w inches in the Northwest and West Central portions of the state. The line of thunderstorms some locally heavy brought torrential rain and Strong Gusty continued on Page 14 tax complaint now a time to Tell it members of the Livingston county court the county clerk and the county Surveyor Community Bank Council Are organizing today As a feed system grand River Grain or. Clark Gwin Livingston county farm Bureau Milbank Mills Mia Exchange and Reeds seeds and the Chillicothe Fra chapter. County Board of equalization and will meet for three Days with the taxpayers of the county starting tomorrow in the county courtroom on the second floor of the courthouse. Notice to the taxpayers of the county of the meeting of the Livingston county Board of equalization appeared in Legal notices in the Constitution Tribune on july 1-6-8. The Board has set aside three Days for people of the county to appear by the township in which they reside or own Wheeling and Fairview property and persons Are asked to follow the schedule. The following townships Are scheduled for wednesday the Board of equalization will Convene starting at to . Tomorrow tuesday with the following townships scheduled Cream Ridge Rich Hill Medicine grand River variable cloudiness tonight with a Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows tonight in the mid to upper is. South winds to to is . Except near us Irons through tonight. Tuesday partly Cloudy and warm. High near m. Probability of rain tonight 40 per cent. Meadville r-4 to have hearing on tax rate official temperatures saturdays maximum $4 saturday s minimum 58 sunday s maximum $4 sunday s minimum 61 to Day a minimum 60 precaution 1 00p.m. 7$ River state rising 4.0 year ago today maximum 80 minimum 57 five Day forecast Missouri extended Outlook for wednesday through Friday partly Cloudy warm and humid with a Chance for showers and thunderstorms thursday. High upper 80s to lower 90s. Lows 70-75. Kansal City a Lake of the Ozark stage 659.7 4.7 feet Over Normal level Down of. A hearing will be held 8 ., thursday july 14 at the Meadville r-4 school at which citizens May be heard on the property tax rates proposed to be set for the Linn county r-4 school District. The tax rates Are set to produce the revenues which the budget for the fiscal year beginning july i shows to be required from the property tax. Each tax rate is determined by dividing amount of Revenue needed by the current a messed valuation. The result is multiplied by too so the tax rate will be expressed in cents per $100 valuation. Assessed valuation by categories current tax year Ion real estate $4jhi,$62.00 personal property 1,000,001.00 merchants a manufacturers 40,976.00 Prier tax year 1976 $4,006,047.00 1,601,644.00 20,176.00 total $6,070,660.00 the following tax rates Are proposed amount Al prep arty tax revenues teachers incidental building debt service total $111,107.00 114,100.00 10,606.00 41,1 $5,636,000.00 prep is of tax rate per $100 $2.00 2.06 .35 .75 decision making $�0,064.00 $6.15 a sewing selection hot the interest of women shoppers at saturday s non commercial open air Sale on the City county Plaza. This was the third such event held an the courthouse Square under sponsorship of the Chillicothe chamber of Commerce retail merchants committee. Sidewalk Sale Days will be held this thursday and Friday in Chillicothe. This popular Sale also is sponsored by the retail merchants Constitution Tribune photo. Blue Mound Monroe Mooresville Green Jackson and Sampsel. On thursday the Board will meet with taxpayers of Rural Chillicothe township and the City of Chillicothe. The Board will commence its hearings each Day at to . Taxpayers desiring to make complaints Are asked to bring their tax receipts or deeds to identify their property and to member that this is the proper time and Only time to bring grievances or complaints on the assessed valuations As placed upon property by the township assessors to the attention of the Board of equalization. Those sitting on the Board Are three three members of the county court county Surveyor Joe shy and county clerk Madeline Hawkins. The tax assessors of the townships will be present. Show animals to be tested livestock exhibitors were advised today by Don Cassada of the North Central 4-h and Fra fair Board that recent information received from the Missouri animal health division requires that All Swine regardless of age must be blood tested for pseudo rabies prior to being transported to the Fairgrounds for exhibition. A the tests requires five Days for processing therefore we urge that you notify your veterinarian immediately a Cassada said a in addition to this we would like to remind you that All Breeding age animate in beef and Dairy Competition require blood tests a Cassada Chillicothe Constitution Critne vol. Lev ill Chillicothe missouri�?44401 Mowday july la 1977 fourteen pages no. 141

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