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Page Six, Monitor, Monroe, Wash., Jan. 11,1968 Tax Graphs Show 00onroe's Decrease INY TAXI 841 [ (ImJU Nm ILA IIPlll Tills S I1.4l U 1966 TAXES S93.63 m BL (21.16) 1968 Former Valleyite actual assessed val- ... ,... ,,.-;ur','umh s i uatton of the county. To raise this amount The death of a for- of money on the county's mar Skykomtsh and actual assessed val- Monroe resident, Mrs. uatton, the county must John A. (Mary Etta) tncrewse the levy as Plowman, 94, occured in Seattle last week with services held there and burial following in the Monroe IOOF Ceme- tery. Mrs. Plowman was born in Colesburg, Iowa and graduated from Kansas State College in Manhatten, Kansas. Af- ter her marriage in 1900 the couple lived in provided by law which accounts for the 5.22 mill increase in the combined state levy over the 40.00 mill li- mitation. "Using an assessed value of $2,000 on a piece of property, the maximum tax under the 40.00 mill act would be $88.44 ($2,000 X .04422} Masons Install Axel Branstrom Axel E. Branstrom, 150 North Sams Street, was installed as worshipful master of Monroe Lodge No. 160 F.&A.M. during ceremonies Sat- urday evening in the Masonic Temple. Other installed by a team of four installing officers were Philip Casey, senior warden; Ray- mond Parnell, junior warden; O. L. Morse, treasurer; W. Damon Mead, secretary; Lawrence V. Whttfteld, chaplain; John Ver- non, marshal; Charles Barnett, senior deacon; Harold Wayne Braa, junior deacon; Gene Ernster, senior steward; Jesse Warren, junior steward, and Donald Smith, Tyler. Jesse Warren acted as master of ceremonies  and introduced guests before the installation ceremonies. Following was the proclamation address by the newly installed Worshipful Mast- er Branstrom. The installing team was comprised of Clifford Fankhauser, master, Monroe Lodge No. 160; / (M i mB4mml m 1PiN / Imrn ml L4m' N.m / IEL00 1967 TAXES S6T.82 m SPEC. (9.82 ._DL_g). i I(N(14,00I llO) 11.34 mm--. SPEC (8.61) }OND (9.74) Il Z.O0} 51,73 20.66 1967 TAXES SdS.TO SPEC. (19.27) ION- (5.S0) 3 3.1T m TAXES S 70.52 BOND (6.97) SPEC. ( 1 7.66) D------. NON-HIGH (4,80) 86.6....3 v ol o 1967 1968 TAXES TAXES S 60.81 S 60.40 SPEC.  41GH (6.) .. P.oL .------, BON ) ( 5.60J 30ND (| 2.16 ) (7.80) "-.2' '6__ 28.34 m i 2.6 i s oo ___ I I0  x3e uY u 3.M COUNTY l 1 COU(rY .=tory I ..,u i --  9.,o -- 9,,ol  9.10 IT COUNTY ] IIMINd ,m...- Iin4.Sl  ' TATE4JI4 |TATE 4.61 Wl,.,a. ITA :4.611 "--'-"  .....  '&: -- '.-. " "-...-.Z , ".-J  1 J  IE  11 0000 {1 B hmM  (X)OO of mmmd B(med m 61000.00 of asmsl EmM on SlO00.O0 of oKI i   41 41  ll.  ale. -- vaiu4tlofl for the oily of voluotlon for the city ot wluotlon for the city of II0NOMISN Taxpayers in Monroe ltc assistance from4.84 levy dropped to 9.10 lic assistance from4.84 will have lower tax lev- mills to 4 61 mills, a mills, mills to 4.61 mills, a state school 4.61 levy tes in 1968 than the 4.61 mill " Gold Bar will have state for ones levied in 1967, ac- cording to figures pre- pared by Snohomtsh County Assessor, Car- roll Barlow. According to his fig- ures, Monroe taxes in- clude a 16.52 mill de- crease in the school bond levy from 20.90 mills to 4.39 mills, the school general levy dropped from 14.00 to !2.00 mills, a de- crease of 18.17 mills; butldin levy from 38.- 04 rams to 19.87 mills; a .23 mill decrease in the state levy from 4.84 mills to 4.61 mills; a 4.61 mill state school levy added, and a .96 mill decrease in the hospital levy from 3.38 mills to 2.92 mills, the town levy remaining the same at 15.00 mills and the county levy dropptng to 9.10 mills. levy added, the town levy decreased 1.35 mills from 22.01 mills to 20.66 mills, and the county levy decreased to 9.10 mills. The overall increase amounts to 25.81 mills --from 67.82 mills in 1967 to 93.63 mills for 1968. Gold Bar residents will also have a high- er levy rate for 1968 than in 1967 with their 6.97 mill bond'levy. Other taxes include school levy decrease of 1.56 mills from 19.27 mills to 17.66 mills, the school non-high le- vy dropping from 5.60 to 4.80 mills and the school general levy dropping from 8.40 to 7.20 mills, a .23 mill decrease in the state levy for public assist- ance from 4.84 mills Monroe will have an to 4.61 mills, a 4.61 overall decrease of mill state levy added 32.92 mills from 105.41 for schools, a .46 mill mills in 1967 to 72.49 decrease in the hosplt- mills for 1968, approx- al levy from 3.38 mills lmately the same levy to 2.29 mills, the town used in 1966. levy dropping from Taxpayers in Sultan 14.96 mills to 12.65 will receive a higher mills and the county tax bill in 1968 than the one received in 1967. Monroe Recorded is a 1.01 mill drop in the spec- ial school levy from 9.- 82 mills to 8.81 mills, a 5.22 mill increase in the school bond levy from 4.52 mills to 9.- 74 mills, a school build- i] levy of 21.18 mills a dad, the school geen- eral levy dropping from 14.00 to 12.00 mills, a .96 mill decrease in the hospital levy from 3.38 mills to 2.92 mills, a .23 mill decrease in the state levy. for ub- 00GAL.NOTICE, % ..... , Gi, I Gets ,,-,,,',,rd Etleen M. Steffen, a freshman at Wash- tngton State University has received a $200 Er- nest O. Holland scholar- ship for the current ac- ademic year. A history major, she is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Steffen of Route 1. an overall increwse oi schools added; the town 4.82 mills for a total levy remains the same of 70.52 mills for at 15.00 mills and the 1968 as compared to county levy is decreas- 65.70 mills levied in ed to 9.10 mills. 1967. This is an overall Index will have a low- decrease of .41 mills er tax levy for 1968 for a total ofd0.40mtlls than in 1967. for 1968 as compa::ed There will be a 4.36 to 60.81 mills [cried mill increase In the in 1967. school bond levy from Snohomtsh taxpayers 7.80 mills to 12.16 will have a higher levy mills, the . school non- in 1968 than the :one ]tgh levy will drop used in 1967 and Like [ )m 5.60 mills to 4.80 Stevens will be lower. mills and the school An overall increase eneral levy will drop of 1.68 mills will raise om 8.40 mills to 7.20 Snohomish taxes from mills. The 6.54 mill 64.93 mills in 1967 to special school levy 66.61 mills for 1968. will drop off. Assessor Barlownotes There will be a .46 that taxpayers tnvart- mill decrease in the ably forget or overlook hospital levy from 3.38 the effect their action mills to 2.92 mills, a at the polls has on tax- .23 mill decrease in es when they vote in the state levy for pub, special levies andbonds and offers the following Tual, o C lub . an illustration. ' 'Converting millage to dollars and cents," M err bets Barlow said, "we find that under the 40.00 mill Hold Meet limitation tax law and the Budget Freeze Act, the maximum tax that Tualco Thursday Club could be levied within members met recently the town or city without at the home of Mrs. a vote of the people Harold Kauffman for a would be 41.68 mills potluck luncheon and or $41.68 per thous- Christmas party, and dollars of assess- Mrs. Ralph Ram,lay ed valuation. (Combtn- led the group in guess- ed State levy, 9.22 ,rig games and word mills; county, 8.00 games before gifts mills; town, 12.46 were exchanged, mills; school, 12.00 A parody on "The mills.) Night Before Christ- "The State certifies to mas", using clubnames the counties the amount was given by Mrs. of money to be collect- Wallace Shannahan. ed through property tax- Others present for the es based on their inter- festivities were the pretatton of what 2.00 Mesdames Bessie Foye, mills would raise on an Nick Eagan, Peter assessed valuation of Ohlsen, Elsie Coons and 50% of true and fair Albert Steffen. value rather than the CITY OF MONROE C ity H all Monroe, Washington January 5,1968 NOTICE Notice is hereby gi- ven that the Treasurer of the City of Monroe is calling for redemp- tion L.I.D. #56 Bonds dated January 15, 1960 and maturing on Jan- uary 15, 1977. If bonds numbered 41 and 42 will be present- ed at the office of the treasurer, City of Monroe, Washington on January 15, 1968, they will be redeemed. /s/Marcella Davis Treasurer Published: Jan 11,1968 w,00,SHINGTON DEF O0 1968 -, L to License Gordon E. Soma Agency 103 1/2 W. Nin Monroe 794-8285 HOURS: Monday-Thursday 9-5 p.m. Friday 9-6 p.m. Saturday 9-3:30 p.m. I I as compared to the Idaho and Montana be- actual tax of $144.98 fore moving to the Sky- Charles Hill, marshal, Monroe Lodge; Joseph for Monroe. komtsh Valley. Her Gibson, chaplain, Skykomish Lodge No. 259, and "By multiplying the husband preceded her Aaron Green, secretary, Monroe Lodge. Organ- total assessed value in death tn 1947 after tst was Mrs. Harold Fankhauser. shown onyourtaxstate- which Mrs. Plowman Assistance was given by the Misses Judy merit by .04422 and then moved to Seattle to live subtracting that figure with her daughter, Miss from the actual tax Katherine Plowman. shown on the statement, She was a member of you can then determine the P.E.O. Sisterhood Radtke and Denise Schltlaty, Monroe Assembly No. 35, Order of the Rainbow for Girls. Eastern Star. She be- Surviving are three longed to the Skykom- sons. She is also sur- readily how much the special levies and bonds voted in cost you." in Cut Bank, Montana tsh Order of Eastern where she was alsopast Star and the Lakeview worthy matron of Glac- Free Methodist Church ier Chapter, Order of in Seattle. A : Progress Report : %** ,. **" vived by another daugh- ter, Mrs. Byron Le- wellen, Everett. The Bank That Service Built BA00NK: OF EVERETT STATEMENT OF CONDITIONS Resources :ash and Due from Banks: 'Primary reserves in money $ 1966 : ..... L "  ' "  i1967 ii 1,225,635.07 $ 1,257,697.66 Liabilities Capital Stock $ 500,000.00 $ 625,000.00 U.. and Munidpal Bonds and Certificates: Secondary reserves 3,343,579.17 Loans and DlKounhn To the people and businesses in Everett and Snohomish County 7,180,654.43 3,998,354.60 11,021,546.85 Surplus and Undivided Profits: invested by over 400 Snohomish County residents 507,615.62 Deposits of Individuals, Businesses and Governm ants 10,887,861.11 779,485.26 14,873,582.77 Bank Premises, including furniture and fixtures 355,945.09 373,217.75 Oilier Assets 52,721.65 47,231.76 Other Liabilities: Unearned interest received and reserves 263,058.68 419,980.59 i Total Total Resources $12,158,535.41 $16,698.048.62 Uabllilies $12,158,535.41 $16,698,048.62 Deposits Dec. 31, 1967- Monroe Office ......... $1,005,783.26 OFFICERS DIRECTORS William D. Carpenter, Chairman Robert E. Polachek, President Grover G. Ahrnann, Senior Vice Pres. Byron H. Ward, Vice President Thomas H. Ralnville, Cashier Dick Lienhard, Asst. Vice President Opal Henshaw, Asst. Cashier David Johnson, Asst. Cashier Lewis A. Be11, Secretary W. S. Jenks, Asst. Secretary Ivar L. Boe, Manager, Marysville Office Larry Hesseltlne, Asst. Manager John J. Heichel, Manager, Monroe Branch John W. Lacher, Mgr., Silver Lake Office Grover G. Ahmann Lewis A. Bell Lawrence Bickford William D. Carpenter Walter E. Carroll Stephen L. Chase Thomas Eckstrom William B. Gorbutt Paul Martinis Sr. George K. Moore, M.D. Leo J. Mullen Simon Newland Robert E. Polachek Harry W. Stuchell Chas. A. Hammond, M.D. Walter D. Wallace Harold Walsh Bruce Miller Moe Mtchelson Honorary Director: E. P. Hennessey BANK OF EVERETT EVERETT, WASHINGTON Member Federal Deposit insurance Corp. 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