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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - July 4, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioA a ears paper project Ohio historic society 1-71 and Isth ave Columbus Ohio 43211 vol. I no. 9 tuesday july 4, t978 single copy 15c proposition 13 a declaration of Independence area residents oppose tax revolt 10-3 by Terri Dumont staff writer a no taxation without representation was the cry of Early colonists determined to pass into action the revolutionary declaration of Independence. In California a similar cry was shouted recently. A proposition 13.�?� an unlucky number perhaps but for 4.2 million voters it was a favourable Choice. Californians voted overwhelmingly that they had had enough of paying . And they Don t seem too upset that this Cut in taxes will mean a probable Cut in key services As much As 35 per cent. Advocates of proposition 13 have proclaimed Howard Jarvis As their modern Day Thomas Jefferson. Jarvis proposition Calls for a 57 per cent Cut in local property taxes resulting in a $6 to $7 billion loss to the state the key services which May be Cut include Aid to the elderly disabled and poor education in Public schools fire and police Protection. Californians Are not the Only ones fed up with paying taxes. The revolt has rapidly spread eastward. Michigan has two proposals in the works the taxpayers United for tax limitation already has collected enough signatures to get its proposal on the november ballot. This plan would prohibit state spending and taxation from climbing at rate faster than the growth in personal income. The second Michigan proposal is similar to California s proposition 13. The Tisch amendment named for Hiawassee county Drain commissioner Robert Tisch Calls for a 50 percent reduction in property tax assessments but would allow local governments to in not so far As Crow flies when you re driving on the roads of the area distances seem far apart. But As the Crow flies it s not nearly As far. This Aerial photo by Eastgate photographers proves the Point. At far top left is the Ohio River and the Beckjord Plant in new Richmond. In the lower left Center is the Village of Batavia with Clermont College and Clermont Anderson twp. Trustees get police proposal in month Anderson township trustees in about a month will be getting a proposal calling for a township police Force. The township police study committee has decided to recommend to the trustees that either a full fledged township Force or constabulary service he established in the township. Miss your journal the Forest Hills journal and Community journal try very hard to make sure that every res a Dent in our circulation areas receives his or her journal each and every week. Tell us How we re doing we want to know if you Are missed. And of course if your receiving Good service we would like to pass any complements onto your Carrier. Mail your complements or complaints to the journal 564 Batavia pk., Cincinnati Ohio 45244 attn circulation manager or Call 528-0296. The move to break away from purchasing additional sheriff s patrol service is said to be spearheaded by indications the sheriff patrol costs will Rise 25 to 30 per cent in the near future. The decision favouring local police control was agreed upon by All but one member in attendance at the june 27 meeting of the committee. Robert e. Lee said he favored expansion of the contract service a with the sheriff patrol because1 he believed it would be less costly to taxpayers. The committee is not giving the trustees and suggested deadline for implementing local police. Committee was just fulfilling its charge which was to propose the Best police Protection possible for the township. An additional two to three Mills in taxes would be sought through a tax Levy if a police department was e s t a b i i s hed immediate 1 a pinioned one member. Township is now paying $146,000 one Day to go and its fourth of july. Want to know what to do to celebrate the 202nd birthday of the United states ideas Are in the red firecracker on Page i there Are other goodies in this Issue. For instance How does Dusty leave a musical Trail lifestyle on Page 11 tells. Horn ear Ama is a the great american dream. Story and photos on Page 5. Forest Hills journal 564 Batavia Pika Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 a con while pose a one per cent income tax to make up part of the Revenue loss. Also the state would be permitted to raise the income tax from its current level 4.6 per 5.6 per cent. Ohio Isnit far behind in the a tax recently five Ohio lawmakers unveiled a proposal for Stith tonal amendment which would freeze state spending californians made massive cuts in property taxes the Ohio would Institute a freeze at current spending Levels but would not. Cut existing sources of Revenue a unlike others that May surface a the group said in a statement accompanying the introduction of the proposal a this concept is neither similar to the Jarvis amendment nor was it triggered by that amendments Success in California. Continued to Page 8 or. Airport easily identifiable. Or 32 is in the right and Beechmont ave. Car. 125 left Center. 1-275 crosses or 32 and or 125 in top Center As it proceeds to the Ohio River. At top right along Side or 32, is site for Eastgate mall. Readers will be Able to recognize other identifiable landmarks. Photo Eastgate photographers. Per year for one of the 24-hour cars deputies Are provided to the and a 16-hour car. It is paid for township through county taxes through proceeds of a .84-Mill township Levy. Services of other continued to Page 5 this Wmk in Forest Mills bridal mews business Church classifieds editorial fashion 10 11 4 13-15 4 9 ii 1 c -7 i i ill \ la celebrate the fourth with style \ 100% coverage of Anderson township it. Washington Newtown California every tuesday. Lifestyle 1j f0rest Hlls journal Harvey Paul 4 july 4, 1978. Published weekly on real estate restaurants 11 Wrigh lungs 4 tuesdays at .564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati 12, 13 Ohio 45244. Circulation audited by compiled by Terri Dumont staff writer fourth of time for celebrating the Independence of a new nation. Looking for a new Way to celebrate this age old tradition How about a horse show a Parade or a Rock concert All these and More Are provided by the area communities j i july 4th and 5th. Find one that suits your style and then celebrate july 4th Anderson township old Coney has a line up of territorial Rock bands for its skyrockets Rock n Roll show. The six group Rock concert will Start at 3 . And go until the fireworks display at 10 30 . The Rock groups on concert include exile Spike wheels Sass Marionette and jts. Withamsville the 8th annual Holiday horse show will begin at 9 30 . At i. Moriah United methodist Church grounds on it. 125. There will be English and Western Competition on 22 and 16 classes respectively. There Are entry fees. Ribbons and Cash prizes will be awarded. A Gate donation of $1 for All spectators Over age 12 is required. Refreshments will be available. For further information Call 752-1333. It. Washington the 14th annual fourth of july Parade sponsored by the it. Washington Junior women a club will begin at 11 . A Parade will move North on Mears West on Benneville then proceed North on Sutton to Oxford ave. And into Stanberry Park. The annual baby contest will take place behind the it. Washington Baptist Church 2021 Switton. Registration a 75 cent fee will be charged will be from 10 until 10 45 . Judging will take place immediately after the deadline. The three categories that will be awarded prizes Are babies six months to one year babies one year to two years and toddlers two to three years. All children from stroller size to 10-Speed Bike size with 2, 3, or 4-wheeled decorated transportation will be first in the line up. There will also be a pet contest. Anyone wishing to dress up their pet enter it in Competition and walk in the Parade should report to line up with children a division. For general information Call 752-4714, after 6 . Moscow an Independence Day festival has been planned by Village Council and area residents beginning at 10a.m. Church services will be held outside in the memorial Park from 10-11 . The mayor will speak from 11-11 15 ., with the Parade and presentation of awards at 11 30 .-12 30 . Entertainment and games will be provided from 12 30-5 . Gospel singers will perform from 5-7 . And a Street dance will begin at 7 . With music by a the fireworks will conclude the festivities at 10 . For further information Call 553-2563. New Richmond a one of the biggest parades every is being sponsored by the new Richmond fireman a ladies auxiliary. The Parade Complete with marching band will j Start at 2 . Parade route includes front Street. A love land an. Evening Parade is scheduled for 7 ., starting at the vow Hall on East Loveland ave. And ends at i the Junior High school athletic Field on Loveland Madeira re re. Trophies will be awarded in ail categories. Bicycles floats and several Drill teams Are included in a Field show after the Parade. Fireworks will begin at dark. Continued to Page 8

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