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nd Ronde r S recalled Grand Ronde sewer board mem- Mercier lost his seat in the 12 mail-in election to recall him board chairman Edward A. Smith, who narrowly kept his seat sewer board due to a tie vote, board will appoint a replace- for Mercier at its next regulaT July 3. 0nly 40 percent of those regis- to vote in the sewer district their ballots. Mercier lost his by seven votes. The final tally 33-26 against Mercier. Smith re- his seat in a 29-29 vote. Polk County Clerk Linda Dawson , the official results will ~sent to the Secretary of State's of- Salem and predicted a recount be requested due to the tie. because there were only votes cast, Dawson doubted the would change because of a ~he strongest opposition to both and Smith came from sewer voters who reside in Yamhill Those voters balloted 11-4 Mercier and 10-5 against In Polk County Mercier was 22-22 and Smith was favored to his seat 24-19. In an interview Thursday, Smith those who started the re- y wanted to accom- the district money." Smith said the already financially- district must now absorb cost of the mail-in election. An Smith claims was brought "by a bunch of people who want to pay their bills." When asked if he would consider because of narrowly escap- the recall, Smith said, "Why I? I'm not going to." When Smith was asked about the of his fellow board member, he "What did he lose. He didn't get anything. A lot of people who the petition for the election invited to be members of the and they refused it." Lomberts mark 50th anniversary and Jean Lambert of will celebrate their 50th anniversary at a reception by their children. reception is at Grenfell Park in y 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. ~11 friends and family are invited, scape, pro, oils, first; Landscape, ;iris pro, third; Animal, pro, oils, second. and Jean were married 19, 1939 in Vancouver, ;hington. They lived in til his retirement. couple's children are Joyce of Coos Bay; Diane Grush of Calif.; Linda Ho Honshelt Portland; Russ Lambert of and Bob Lambert of they also have 14 grand- and 6 great-grandchildren. There would be five sheriff's de- and one supervisor working 'the cities of Sheridan and Will~t-~ if both towns approve a plan aitted by Vai Adamson, a local that would place city under the operation of the County Sheriff's office. In a in last week's edition the su- position was not men- there are a total of city police officers, three in and two in Willamina. Wednesday, June 21, 1989, The Sun, 3 ~:ili~;ii~ /~iiii