ASSOC UTAH PRESS 4i.' 307 H 200 S SUITS 5005 w lake city, ut 84101 Celebrating more than 90 years of service to the citizens of Eureka. Volume Eighty-Nin- EUREKA, UTAH - July 1, 1994 e Director asks for support Director Debbie Terry and her committee are requesting consideration and support from townspeople, businesses, organizations, civic groups, church groups, etc., on behalf of the annual Tintic Scholarship Pag- eant, scheduled on August 19, 1994. A great deal of planning, time and effort is being spent to pro- vide each contestant an opportu- mty to increase her personal sense of value; work on her talents; and have a positive expe- - support received. Donations are tax deductible and the names of contributors will be printed in The EUREKA REPORTER and on the pageant program. All revenue received is appled direct- and ly towards scholarships pageant expenses. It would be especially helpful as they plan this years activity, if all dona- tions could be received by July 30th. Debbie Terry, director, adds "As of this year, we have award- ed rience. $2,000 towards college ex- The scholarship committee penses; $1,200 has been used to depends solely on help from local help further Eureka girls educa- individuals and groups, and they tion; and $600 is in the bank and " express their gratitude for all is expected to be used this year. Low voter turnout ent as percent of the districts registered voters turned out to cast their vote for 1 of 3 candidates vieing for one seat on Tintic School District Board of Education. The two highest vote getters will face off in the November General Election; the lowest vote getter will be elimi- 61 Mayfield, Norma Number 26 Con artists continue to prosper Con artists are alive and well. Even the oldest tricks in the book are back, in a clever new disguise. The crooks just move to a new location or add a new twist, staying one jump ahead of the authorities. According to JoAnn Mathis Ross, USU Extension Home Economist in Davis County, the pitch for most scams sounds "too good to be true", but many peo- pic simply want to believe. They know they shouldnt send or give their credit card numbers to strangers, but they do it anyway only to regret it later, You can reduce your chances of being ripped off by learning how these most popular seven con games work. 1 . Phony Contests - Prize scams top the list of consumer frauds. A phone call, postcard or official looking letter arrives stating you have "definitely won" a fabulous prize. In order to claim your prize you must 1) send money, 2) supply your credit card number, 3) buy a product, or 4) call an expensive number. Legitimate contests do not require verification of a number, the purchase of an item; or the sharing of your credit card number. Remember you should never have to pay to claim a prize. Tip - Only con artists ask for to cover shipping and from Silver City dont mind. They enjoy the visiting with old friends. Letters have been sent out, but unfortunately, several have come back. If you have not received one, that may be the reason.. we dont have a current address. A program is planned for noon; followed by a potluck dinner. The committee always tries to provide a shelter, but the wind and weather doesnt always toiiing'charges'oruws cooperate. Well see what hap-yotork Xt Home - Each pens this year. Plannedactivities work-at-hoscheme has its own include the program and potluck, must twists, you buy costly inplus visiting, prizes, visiting, structions or merchandise from auctions, the scammer. camping, visiting, entertainment and visiting, Names on returned letters include: Louise Clark, Marvel er turnout in 3 of 4 voting districts in Eureka and Mam- moth, was dismal in Tuesdays Primary Election. The low turn- out was attributed in part to voter apathy, but also to a lack of interest in the ballot (in 3 pre- cincts), which showed only two candidates.. those running on the Independent Party ticket for the office of U.S. Senator. in Eureka 02, However, which includes Tintic School District 02 , the story was differ- - Price $.40 - Never pay money up its cheaper to buy two economy front to work at home. tickets on your own). 2. Pay 3. Credit Repair No one can service charges and fees when information you get there OR 3. You must remove negative from your credit file if its accu- pay a deposit to rate and less than seven years reserve your travel package. In old. Only time and a good pay- return you get a certificate or ment record can heal a bad credit voucher that can be difficult to history. Some companies may use because of numerous exclu- Tip non-refunda- even guarantee the repair - but remember a guarantee is only as good as the firm behind it. Dont your m0ney - You can challenge any mistake in y our credit file on Tip sions. You have to book 90 days or more in advance, you cant pick a specific travel date and you are not guaranteed a specific hotel or airline. Traveler beware - when its time to collect the scammers have disappeared and you are caught with a worthless your own for free. The credit bureau must verify the accuracy voucher. and correct errors. 4. Free scams Vacations are - Vacation wide-sprea- d, - Remember with vacation scams there is always a etch - an Tip Scammers know few people will additional expense or hidden cost, your really "win" a vacation, turn down a free trip. You re- ccive a postcard promising a free yu wont have to pay a penny, vacation to Hawaii, but you If you want to take a trip, contact must: 1 . Purchase another airline a reputable travel agent, (next week.. Part II) ticket at full fare. (In most cases. Home repair loans available The Farmers Home Administra- tion, county office for Juab Cou- nty currently is accepting applica- tions for 304 home repair loans from families with very low incomes who live in small communities and rural areas. Loans arc available at a one percent interest rate. Generally, loan funds arc used to repair or remove health and safety hazards such as wcathcriz- ations, insulation, heating sys- terns, outdated electrical systems, wells and other repairs not cos- metic in nature. To be eligible, an applicant must have sufficient income to repay the loan, own the home to be improved, have a history of meeting financial obligations as they come due, and be unable to finance the needed improvements from conventional sources. To be eligible for a grant an applicant must be 62 years of age or older and must qualify as being very low income, For additional information regarding the 304 home repair loan program, call or contact the Farmers Home Administration Perkins, Mendon Strong, Ireta Taylor and Sheila Warren. Please pass the word of the reunion on to these people. Fniirth UUI 1,1 Ilf Ul lulli Eureka City Volunteer Firemen are busily preparing for the annual Fourth of July celebration. All will be in readiness at 9:00 AM on Monday, July 4th. kids! Firemen will begin picking up the youngsters nated. at 9:00 A.M. for their rides on Results of the Primary in the fire trucks. The rides will end District 02 in the School Board runoff is: Ronald G. Bray, 23; Eureka ElemenBrian Underwood, 28; and Gerry at 10:00 A.M. at more fun Then School. G. Garbett, 13. In the race for tary will be foot races of U.S. Senator: Craig Oliver had 3 begins.. there balloon toss, water votes and Bill Rigley garnered 7. all kinds, free jay-Tn- s Dance Workshop from Jamaica will Returns in the other three candy cannons, watermelon. and districts showed these results: pop, candy represented at the Springvillc World Folk- fest by 34 energetic teenagers who arc devoted Eureka 01: Oliver 9; Rigley 3. to is out invited to come performing folk dances and music based on Eureka 03: Oliver 2; Rigley 0. Everyone their island heritage and folk lore as well as on and enjoy the fun. Mammoth: Oliver 3; Rigley 3. Be ready, tug-o-wa- rs, European influences that dominated Jamaica during the day sof slave trade. One of their dances represent the African influence on the island country. Another celebrates the coun- try's emancipation from slavery.