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TU .5-4177 P. O. BOX 716 the voice of Redmond for over two decades THE SAMMAMISH VALLEY.EWS ,- REDMOND WASHINGTON ENJOY DERBY DAY DERBY DOINGS FUN FRIDAY, AUGUST 9 12 noon AMUSEMENT RIDES OPEN at Derby Fairgrounds in City Park 6 p.m. CONCESSION STANDS OPEN at Derby Fairgrounds 7:30 p.m. WATER FIGHT at Derby Fairgrounds. Sponsored by the Redmond Fire Department and featuring visiting teams. 9 p.m. TEENAGE DANCE at Oddfellows Hall. Sponsored by the Redmond Oddfellows. :L SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 I0 a.m. JUDGING FOR CHILDREN&apos;S PARADE in front of Redmond Elementary School. 10:45 a.m. CHILDREN'S PARADE starts from Redmond Ele- mentary School. 11:30 a.m. GRAND PARADE starts from Redmond Elementary * School. Grand Marshall Roscoe "Torchie" Tor- rance, King of Seafair. Master of Ceremonies Gary Graep. 11:30 a.m. CONCESSIONS OPEN at Derby Fairgrounds. :- 1 p.m. PRESENTATION OF PARADE AWARDS at the i corner of Derby Fairgrounds ,: h 1 p.m. TRICYCLE RACE on NE 79th St. by Derby Fair- grounds 1:15 p.m. JUNIOR STOCK BIKE RACES start on NE 79th .:! . St. by Derby Fairgrounds " , 3 p.m. CHAMPION OPEN BIKE RACES start and finish on NE 79th St. near Derby Fairgrounds. . 8 p.m. EVENING CEREMONIES on stage at Derby Fair- , grounds. Master of Ceremonies Mayor Bud Young. , Live music. Entertainement by "Exotic Dancers." , , ,., ,  Drawings for Derby car, bikes and prizes and ,, ,,, :, coronation of the 1968 Miss Redmond. , ," - : -.i . 9:30 p.m. PYROTECHNIC DISPLAY Fireworks at the Derby . . Fairgrounds sponsored by the Redmond Kiwanis / Club.   9:30 p.m. ADULT DANCE at the American Legion Hall, ." sponsored by the Redmond Oddfellows Lodge. SUNDAY, AUGUST 11 12:30 p.m. BICYCLE SUNDAY All comers - a bicycle tour . around Lake Sammamish starting from Marymoor .2,. <".:J *" . . ,,  . , . : :" , Park " * ............ " oliticiansf for A real community project istrict 48 posts - - A SNEAK PREVIEW was granted to members ofthe merchants community purchase were Glenn Fykerud, Jim McClure,  ,, . ,': .... , : commitee who headed the recent drive for Christmas decora- Chamber president Wee Storey, drive chairman Mrs. Inga . : * ,  - .... Lions for the downtown streets of Redmond. The massive Filing closed August 2 for ht that same dzstrict, Rich .... , * ; ....  2 English-lanterns will highlight the motif that the city will Anderson and Chamber secretary Mrs. Gloria Gramblin. [ .. state and national political ard U. Chapin and Ken Bacon, assume during the holiday season. Examining the recent SVNews Photo by Larry Stair positions. The primary hal- both Republicans, filed for !. : ' Hospital button lotting September 17 willel- position number two. One ....... The community of Redmond Furniture, Redmond Golf Theater, Lions Paw Restaur- iminate some for the general will be eliminated in Sept- . / % * joined together in what was Links, Walter Brewe, Ins., ant and Dr. Maurice L.Olson. election Novemb.r 5. ember. ",  "  hoped would ben community Dr. J. Way, RexSwan, Wayne's Mrs. Berdie Raab contri- t I I All positicA. on the state In District 41, Brian J..  ,. : .... project and Christmaslighting Chevron andPugetSoundPow- buted a truckanddrivertopick e|| level in Districts 41 and 48 Lewis, Republican, and Kathy  ':o'% " " or me streets ofdowntown er and Light. up the decorations in Seattle, will see contests in Novem- Baker, Democrat, will be .... ' " ...... Redmond will be reality this Ralph Brown, Robert Kel- saving on freight costs. Ui#t| paign her with the exception ofstate waiting for the November el- December. ler, DDS, Parkwood Homes, Profits from the Chamber cam Redmond's queen senator for District 48. In- ection to determine who goes Actually a GreaterRedmond Inc., Seattle l st National Bank, of CommerceDerbyBoothwill cumbent James A. Anderson to Olympia as state senator. Chamber of Commerceactivi- Overlake Branch, V&B Shop- also go to the lighting fund as M.R. Sipherd, Redmond will again run unopposed. Four Republicans filed for ty, Chamber members noted rite, GossardLumber&Hard- well as their annual contribu- representative to the steer- In other District 48 posts, position number one in that BEJEWELED AND REGAL, REDMOND'S LOVELY 1967 Bike Derby queen Janet Riensche with gratitude the number of ware, Sears, Roebuck & Co, Lion of $200 tothecity'sstreet ing committee of Public Hoe- for positionnumberone, Ralph district. They are Jim A1- smiled as she reminisced over her year's reign. 1968 Redmond High School graduate Jan, non-Chamber members and Redmond, RedmondOne Hour decoration - which again will pital District No. 2, said that M. Mero, Jr., Democrat, and lerton, Axel Julian, Bruce F. the daughter of Pastor and Mrs. Paul Riensche, 8020 171st NE, will pass on the new crown individuals who responded Cleaners, R. H. Plumb and feature a large tree in the "hospital buttons" are now A1 Leland,'Republican, filed.. Miller and Robert J. Kroum. and royal robe (designed and constructed by this year's queen sponsor Mrs. Judith Moore) to with contributions as the pro- Redmond Post Office crew, triangle off of Redmond Way. Position number two has the 1968 Bike Derby queen during ceremoriies at Derby Fairgrounds in City Park Saturday ject deadline in July neared. Green's Funeral Home and The Jayceesarenowwork- being sold in the vicinities Speedy Mart as contenders John M. Ma- evening, August 10. Janet eressed thanks to the community for their year long support, ad- Candy sales by downtown United Control. ing with Chamber men towire that the hospital will serve, gee, Democrat, and George cling a special note of appreciation to the Lions Club which worked for her election last year. merchants were also used for Cadman Gravel, Lakeside poles to be used for the old- Clarke, Republican. "They are more to make _ . _ ._ . _ - NOW $.OW.N .... the fund as well as cans for Drug, Drs. Fink& Overturf, English style lanterns which the public conscious of the may be here Voters reaction to hospital gauged ....... .. ( contributions placed in Red- Floyd Jermings, Dr. Silvan will adorn the streets. Ralph mond stores by the Business Strandwold, Brad Best Real- Brown of Puget Sound Power hospital ratherthanaserious 11 Closed for vaca[ion ( and Professional Women of ty, Heisdorf & Nelson, Met- and Light will be assisting fund raising approach," Sip- Members of the women's 63.3 percent, yes. Redmond. rop01itan Federal Savings & them on this work, another herd said. Primarilytheyare One obstacle was removed auxiliary to the Northeas The auxiliary summarizeu ,%' A--large share for the fund Loan, John Lawson, Pay 'n savings to the community, being sold to memborsofser- in the path of establishing a Lake V, ashington Community that although a few precincts ) , came from Redmond's service Pak, Connie Matteson and CC merchants committee vice clubs. Speedy Mart inRedmondMon- Hospital steering committee rel'ected the plans for a hoe- [ AUG.9,10,11AT[ 1 clubs -- the Kiwanis, Lions Ron Rawson, Inc., R. Coolie- members include chairman Individuals wishing to sup- day night whenmembersofthe recently uncovered the eta- pital, "far more saw the val- _v T.z o.,, .T. and Jaycees each contributing Hotel Cafe, Hanks Hometown Mrs. Inga Anderson, Glen port the hospital campaign board of directors of the Lake tistics in regard to the reac- ue of having a hospital"  , ; $500. The Bicycle Derby Hardware, Peoples National Fykerud, Jim McClure, Frank may purchase the buttons for Washington School District tions in the November elec- committee turnedoveracheck Bank, Jim Moore - contrac- Hamack, FrankMethven, Mrs. 50 cents at the Greater Red- authorized their secretary, Lion of the voters in the area for $700 from lastyear'spro- tor, Cascade Vista, Tom O. Hartman, Mrs.Raab, Ralph mond Chamber ofCommerce TremaineMcGinty, tosenda that thehospitaiwouldserve. Whittaker sees ceeds. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Brown, Gloria Gramblin and office or at Metropolitan Fed- letter of permission to the The County election depart- The now-defunct Redmond Cook. L. C. Dawley -Mond the late Bob Klamser. eral Savings and Loan. real estate company transact- ment told them that 70.2 per- Booster Clubgavethebalance ing the possible sale. cent ofthevoterssaid"yes" need for parks of their treasury, $293.51. Lux Land Sales who is act- to the hospital. Others donating were: ing as the agent for the po- The breakdown by areawas: Bud's Drive-Inn, Redmond tential exchange of property Bothell, 57.7 percent, yes; State Parks Commission State Bank, Olympian Stone, between the Speedy Mart en- Kirkland, 85.3 percent, yes; chairman, Jim Whittaker, of Frist National Bank of Red-- terprises and Jack Buckley, Redmond, 81.2 percent, yes; Redmond, announced that the mond. R. DeDonker, Raab's owner of the property at NE Houghton, 76.9 percent, yes, 196%68 fiscal year attendance 83rd and 164th NE, said that and unincorporated areas, in the local area state parks the site is already business- reached a whopping 2,094,729. Swimming pool Bntthequestionpre- y b He hopes the 1969 Legis- sented to the school district Salisbur ack lature will be able to approp- was would they object to the riate sufficient funds to ac- for Redmond ,e of packaged bottles at Roger Salisbury, former complish at least the major the store, principal of Audubon Ele- part of several new facilities Board members were in- mentary School, has returned including Lake Sammamish from sabbatical leave on which being studied formed that although the mar- State Park. I ket site is 480 feet from the he pursued his graduate stud- Improvement here would be Redmond Elementary school its. of approximately 50 acres that William H. Reams, chair- grounds, it isoutsidethestate- He will be assigned to the would include expanded boat man of the Redmond Park prescribed limitation for the posRion of LWSD coordinator launching, 400 vehicleparking YOU COULD Commission, announced the sale of alcoholic beverages of of inter-agency projects, a spaces, picnic and beach SMILE tofrmatinwork towardsf t.o committeeSrecreation 500schoolfeetbildigfrOmandthe directednearest terSeabloom.PSitin held thisyearbyWal- andareas'landscaping.tgether with utilities TOO IF YOU HAD A improvements in the Redmond an affirmative answer to Lux. - ,,,.. r0wn 0, HEY KIDS! reee One is an eight-member CHECKING swimming pool committee to Horthup Io s investigate all avenuesofap- ' ACCOUNT AT 00e00oo,. oo acreage will be Mrs. Sally Gustafson, yRood. Mrs. Doug Fox. Dr. No.hup Corp. of Red- RIDE YOUR BIKE IN THE REDMOND STATE BANK Silvan O. Strandwold, Mrs. mond has its eye on the James Moore, Mrs. John Thomas L. Brown farm site B I K E P A R A D E. S A T U R D A Y MAINTAIN AN AVERAGE BALANCE Fremming, Bob BaiUe and for the possible location of a Paul S. Hunter. planned community. A three-member group, the Gary Northup, president of _ Receive $1.00 Free OF $300 OR MOP.[ AND WRITE other committee will work the corporation, has asked . with Forward Thrust to ell- Larry Smith and Co., Inc., from First National Bank, Redmond AS MANY CHECKS AS YOU LIKE hance Redmond chancesin ob- real estate consultants, to raining funds for site acqulsi- prepare a feasibility study on ' To be eligible you must register at Lion and development. This the 40 acres off of Avondale WITH NO SERVICE CHARGE group has not been selected Road that has been owned by the bank no later than 6 p,m. Fri- - as yet. Brown for many years, day, August 9. P.S. HAVE FUN AT REDMOND BIKE DERBY SAT'. TAC dance . The money will be given out imm- Tools stolen UNINVITED GUEST -- A 1967 Mustang crashed into the living room of Elsie Holmes, tenant High school age students of ediatly following the parade at the A $200 loss in tools was in a ground floor of the Cascaclian Apartment House Tuesday, The driver, Lnda Sue Kast- the Lake Washington School reported to King CountySher- ler, 19, who lives in the same apartment house, lost control of her vehicle when the gas ped- will dance wednesday, August drive-in window at the rear of bank. iff officers by Bernard G. al stuck, according to Officer James Baker, who investigated the accident. Mrs. Kastler 14, at the Kirkland Elks Club  ]j r= M  N Greer of 12808 208th NE. went into deep shock following the accident and was taken to Overlake Hospital by the era- to the music of the "Fragile Entry was made into ergency aid crew. The accident occured about 9 a.m,Mrs. Holmes was sitting in her kitchen Lime." FIRST NATIONAL STATE Greer's tool and work shed just a few feet away when the vehicle burst into her home. Damage was estimated at several The event, sponsored by BANK Oi  REDMONO SANK TU" 5.1777 by forcing the lock on the thousand dollars for the apartment house which was constructed just a year ago. TAC, is from 9 p.m. to mid- door last week. VNews Photo by Chuck Lee, TyrreUs, Inc. night. ',voue iNDePeNDENT BANK SINCe 1911"