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Bedford Times Press (Newspaper) - June 27, 1963, Bedford, Iowa History of Zone 19 The Bedford Published Weekly and Read Daily in Bedford and Surrounding Vicinities So They Say A man with faith Is always persistent he docs not give be cause he has confidence in in his fellow man and in Daniel Volume 91 Second Class Postage paid at Iowa Taylor June 1963 Number 26 Welcome to Bedford Plans Set for Big July 4th Program Here Planning committees of Bedford Saddle club members and Bedford Fire are ALL SET for the annual FREE Fourth of July celebration A FREE daylong program is with events to please all age The downtown parade will begin at the horse show at the fair grounds at and the fireworks dis play when darkness Parade Classes The parade will include the following classes Busi ness Orga and Individuals in addition to special prizes to the saddle club with the most horses in the entry from the farthest dis tance and a BIG prize for the best band In the par Officials are expecting this parade to be the largest in recent years Bryan Jaycee par ade gives the fol lowing It is Im possible for us to contact all potential parade part i c i I would like to take opportunity to urge ANY GROUP or INDIVID UAL to enter this Kay Blake Wins Blue at Creston Kay daughter of and Robert Blake of won the champ Ion trophy in the Jersey di vision at the Creston 4H and FFA Dairy Show last June Exhibitors from Taylor who received awards were James blue Len blue Kay two one champion Rich ard one one blue Harold two and Jim one blue and one Henderson also re a blue award for Miss Barbara Sackett of Ringgold County was declar ed the District Patsy Gaule and Barbara of represented Taylor county in the Dairy Princess con Miss Thompson was se Taylor countys All parade participants are asked to meet on the street east of the jail to re specific directions for the parade Horse Entries who are members of any saddle club are invited to participate in the parade and arc welcome to use loading facilities at the sale Any riders and drivers of horse drawn vehicles to be entered in the parade arc asked to as semble at the sale barn area to bo ready to join the par ade formation at The saddle club with the most horsemen in the par ade will receive a Twenty clubs in the sur rounding area have been in to participate in the states Joe local club Dawson says there are a few last minute details to arrange and asks that anyone who can to come the fair grounds Sunday Also if any teams are wanting to orga nize for the come Sunday afternoon to prac Horse Show Grand entry for the BIG horse show at the Taylor county fair grounds will be at state spokes men for the Bedford Saddle sponsoring organiza tion for the afternoon free There will be all kinds of races with approximately in prize money to be Fireworks The final free feature of Bedfords July Fourth celo oration will be staged by the local fire Mem hers of Bedfords volunteer corps are Mall set to present a big fireworks display at the fair Veteran fire chief Ben Scane Weve got a big collection of and color explosives for the ev enings Why not make it an ALL OUT oldfashioned 4th of July by bringing your bas ket dinner to the fair grounds Lunch will also be available on the Youall come to Bedford for the Free Fourth of July 63 CHADS TO OMAHA COMMERCE SCHOOL Cheryl Alice Ann Wintermute and Judy 1963 BCHS arc attending the School of commerce in Check Forger Warning Is Issued Here Taylor county sh e rl f f Leonard Ratliff points out that Iowa officials are on the look out for a check forger who has been working a bad check game for six The forger has eluded cap ture for passing a check for always the same amount according to the Iowa Bureau of Investiga His usual procedure is to appear at a service sta tion after a new attendant comes on duty He offers the check to pay for a set of spark plugs which he claims he purchas ed from the previous attend ant but didnt have the mo ney at the Ratliff points out that state officials list over 30 iad checks this forger has passed In Similar bad heck techniques have been in seven other Midwest The elusive forger is de as a friendly man aged 35 to dressed in work weighing about 200 pounds and standing a ittle over six feet ADVANCEMENT FOR FORMER RESIDENT Jack Larsen Is Named to University of Tennessee Post John Jack former Bedford will begin 1 as a pro fessor at the University of in who will be in the department of Industrial Personnel re his Doctor of Group to State 4H Conference Are you prejudiced That Is one of the many questions that the Taylor County 4H delegation had to consider as they attended sessions June 12 to 15 on the Iowa State University The delegates from Taylor county were Nancy Sher Girls County 4H President Eugene County Boys 4H Cathy Pals for Friendship Jolene Gay Maidens Susan Mey Washington Farmer ettes Roger Producers Robert Producers Keith Dallas Boys and Jack Gal Judy Hend Platte Peppy Pals was an alto music delegate and sang in the State 4H Others attending were Larry for m e r State 4H President now a student at and Beverly county extension Constantly brought to the attention of the delegates was A good citizen must be he must be con cerned and then he must were challeng ed to put their citizenship One suggestion was that each one read the Declaration of Independence each 4th of phy degree from Purdue June with major in industrial While obtaining his ad degree he was a ful time instructor in psychology He received his and S degrees from Iowa State University at Larsen is the son o Helen Mary and the late John former Ford deal or During World Wa II he was a pilot with combat duty In the Euro pean He was con Swim Lessons Start July 9 At Three Fires Swimming lessons at the Lake of Three Fires will be gin June 9 and last six according to iola park The lessons will be and Th u r mornings with a bus sched uled to leave the courthouse at to transport the Children from sur rounding communities are invited to they must arrange their own A bus will leave the court house Wednesdays and Fri days at to take who wish to to the AREA TP READERS ARE ALERTED To TP READERS in Block Clear New Sheridan and Readers can help their correspondents of this newspaper by reading the A Note for TP Correspondents which is found on PAGE 6 of this BCHS CLASS OF 58 The BHS class of 58 will hold a reunion Aug 11 at the Lake of Three Those attending are asked to gather near the shelter for a potluck picnic The committee con sists of Lulu Mac Kay Rebecca TP Published Early Deadline Next Week Because July Fourth falls on Thursday of next the will go to press one day with copies mailed from this office on CORRESPONDENTS are advised that all copy must be in Saturday ADVERTISERS arc asked to prepare their adver tising one day EARLIER than Cooperation with this early deadline will mean that area TP readers will receive their paper on Wed the day before the legal There will be no mail deliveries on July One of the lowest rates in le cents per kilo att hour for all electricity sed in the home over 800 hours was today by Iowa ower and Light Residential customers in edford will be affected by 10 rate Effective July 4 A new rate hich will be filed with the owa State Commerce Com mission and become effec ve July is designed to al ow for greater use of elec ric 1 u d i n g the im mediate Paul company presi points The down vard adjustment will apply High School AFS Students Depart One Back to Costa Rica Another to Germany ne first number of kilowatt ours used to the final the electricity sed in excess of 800 kilo watt hours per Rates In the new rates rill be cents per kilowatt our for the first 200 kllo vatt hours used each cents per kilowatt hour or the next 200 kilowatt cents for the next 00 kilowatt cents or all additional kilowatt In the the first lock of 30 kilowatt hours ost cents per kilowatt With seven shots taken ast his passport in order and 40 pounds of bag Dick bid adieu to his and Janson of and friends as he left Omaha Tuesday by lane for New be Bedfords first American Field Service student Sailing Date On Dick will board a ship to arrive in Rotterdam July travel to Hamburg where his parents for the the Heinrich will meet First Experience who previously has been away from home for only a three week inter val will live with ant and In a small town in northern about 20 miles from Dick learned via a that his Michael Stork a 1962 AFS 1J17CU1 A i i j A i TT with the Taylor exchange student to the U County Motor In was graduated from John ford from 1948 to Marshall High school in Los He served on the Bed ford City Council and was active in thq local Lions Club and other community activities and Larsen the former Suzanne Wetmore have four children 13 11 8 and Side Trips Vacation plans for thi during Dicks stay with them include a fou weeks visit to Lake Garda In northern furthe sightseeing in Italy as wel as trips to Hamburg an Safety Meet Held Here All male employees of Light and Tele phone vision Companys attended Iowa Di a safety meeting at the Bedford Li basement June Safety Bedford and Eddie presided at the Miller of Great congratulated the men on their unmarred safe record which they have compiled the last 17 ie also announced his re effective July Erts of the Iowa High vay Patrol spoke on the his ory of the Patrol and point out that the Patrol safety organiza t i o is a He Rolando Salazar of near San Costa icgan his homeward journey June after spending the 106263 schoo year as a member of the Senior class of the Bedford Community He was school district from the this Dur here he and Ms Young family wit their Robin and 5Inch Sprout In the almost 10 month Rolando spent in this com munity he gained 20 pounds in weight and five inches In His use of the Eng Hah language improved to near perfection and he made friends He loved he de and in the Last few days spent here he was often near Its re showed a film on safe and Eddie Nemitz gave an account of lie Central Safety Council meeting at Leo Hale thanked the men for attending and expressed for Millers re Also attending the meet ing were Tom McCrary and CLEARFIELD PASTOR HAS FEATURE IN METHODIST MAGAZINE The Herbert Phil minister of Methodist is the author of A Page for Pas tors in the July issue of The Church a publi cation of the Methodist The Church School is a monthly publication for sup com mission on education chair and other general It includes practical interp retations of the philosophy of Christian and offers help In Present Structure Declared Dangerous Special Election July 11 for City Hall Building Proposal Iowa Power Light Company Reduces Rates in This Area the the rate struc first the second 30 kilowatt hours cost cents per kilo watt the third 140 kilo watt hours cost cents per kilowatt and all elec in excess of that cost 2 25 cents per kilowatt Rural Rates New rates will apply to rural residential customers as well 5 cents per kilowatt hour for the first 100 kilo watt hours each 4 cents per kilowatt hour for the next 100 kilowatt cents per kilowatt hour for the 2 next 100 kilowatt cents per kilowatt hour for the next 200 kilo watt cents per hour for the next 300 kilowatt and cents per kilowatt hour for all additional electric The past rural rates were cents per kilowatt hour for the first 60 kilowatt the second block of Jehovah Witnesses to World Conclave Members of the Bedford Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses will attend the 24 sessions of the la t e r national Assembly of Je Witnesses for 1063 win be 120 kilowatt hours cost 4 cents per kilowatt the next 120 kilowatt hours cost cents per kilowatt the next 300 kilowatt hours cost cents per kilowatt and all additional elec cost cents per kilowatt Decreasing The new rate structure eliminates special promo tional rates for customers who use electric water heat but applies a decreasing cale of rates equally to all Regardless of what spe appliances people use hey will receive the same advantages of lower rates vith higher Thompson The more they the lower the rate A minimum cost of pe month for electricity will be established for urban custo an Increase from The City Council has pro by for a special election to be held on July for the voters of the city of Bedford to vote on the proposition for the issuance of not to exceed in bonds for the purpose of erection of a I new city hall and fire sta Present Danger Recently a safety engi neer for the insurance com pany which insures the city hall called the attention of the mayor and council to the dilapidated state of the including the cornices and the floating floor sustained by Jacks which hold up the fire equip ment and trucks used by the The engineer pointed out the danger to the pub firemen and city em ployees and around the Precaution The council provided by motion that the county en gineer be asked to Inspect the building and make rec 3FIRES CAMPERS Early Season Record Two chapters of the Na tional Campers an early season helped set attendance record at the Lake of Three Fires state park here last Joe park as to what should be done temporarily to improve the safety of the building until the people press their desires at the polls in regard to the pro posed new The majority required for the issuance of bonds for this purpose is 60 of those voting at the elec This situation has been under i o n for more than a year by the mayor and They feel that the best approach to a solution of the problem would be the erection of a new building on the corner south of the court lots now owned by the Suggested Plans The plans for the building include public city clerks city coun cil chambers and fire hall on the first Because plans call for a split they provide on the upper level plans for a kit and public meeting room for the use of local organizations of sufficient size to accommodate more than 75 people for public meetings and dining space for more than 60 Varied Use This will permit the build ing to be used by various or of this commun but does not Include equipping the kitchen at his This might be a good project for womens clubs of the and will result in a use ful and economical building 4H Conference Shown above are Taylor county 4H delegates u attendance at the re cent state Front row Catherine Jolene Judy Susan Nancy Beverly Back row left to right Lurry Roger Jack Keith Robert and Eugene AFS Setup Rolando was the secon student sent to the schools for his senior yea under arrangements of th American Field Serv 1 c Plans are being made no for sending in application of families willing to be con for acceptance as the home family for a third student lo bo sent here by Say Goodbye I wish I could say good bye and thanks to all my friends here and throughout the school ho told a TP reporter a few days Tour and Young and Robin took him to Des Sunday where he joined other AFS students Monday in an APS arranged bus tour to New York Known stops will Include over the and into New York in the latter part of Parents In a special delivery let ter to the Youngs from Ro landos parents the Costa couple state San 19 Junio 1063 Dear William Margaret From all of us you have one thousand for all the good that you have done for and with We hope that he has been good and not done anything to disappoint starting Jun states lo cal presiding After the Ake will attend a month long school in South Lan where he will re additional MALOY ALUMNI TO MEET JULY 7 The Alumni of the Maloy Consolidated School will meet for a picnic on the school grounds on fuly All alumni and their fam lies as well as anyone inter ested are invited to Kach family is asked to ring food and table service for their The drink will be Come and meet o 1 d Remember you dont liave to be an alumnus to be says Bob REUNION JUNE 30 AT ROSS CENTER The Ross Center Home coming will be held June 30 at the Ross Center school There will be a pot luck dinner at Anyone Interested is welcome to at ent Tanging from 70 cents to The mini mum for rural residen tial customers will be per compared with at This will affect comparatively few custo Thompson as the average residential cus tomer uses some 300 to 500 kilowatt hours of electricity per Streamlined Operation The rate Thompson not only was a natural consequence of economies stemming from improved and streamlined and conservationist at Three reports that 114 units of campers were registered over the weekend Here from Prairie Village were 15 families members of the Prairie a recently form ed chapter the National Campers Hikers Assoc tills group at Three Fires were a t e 1 y 65 adults Hero from North Kansas City were 14 families of the Chapter of Na tional Formed three years this chapter of which the community may rightly be ials ITS NO TOY FOR BABY operations and nearly doub led use of electricity in this but also was specific ally designed to encourage greater use of more electric appliances in the is expected that electric use I ons ptr una carries an Indian which means North of the Other overnight campers at the park during the week end were three separate Boy Scout groups from Bed Raymond Sneed and D rex el were more sur prised when they discovered a the bed of a while they were some waterway work on a farm owned by Leonard Sobotka and The conservation officers at first thought they had spent too much time in but upon the sun that investigation Clarinda and The 114 overnight units here last weekend averaged about four and a half per for a total of 513 individual to will be increased another campers 100 per cent over the next tal number of Boy Scouts in ten the three groups was it was discovered that Leon ard and Robert had cut the rattler in two while plow ED THOMPSON COMPLETES BOOT TRAINING SA Edward son of and Alan is home on a two week leave follow ing nine weeks of basic training at Naval Train ing Great He will report to for Spotlight on local Merchants JACK ORTH 18th in a series by Dick Van Staff Writer Our love will continue with our correspondence and our prayers will always be with you as they have You are now a part of our family and we hope some day to be able to see you and demo n s t r a t in some humble our great How dearly we iate the favors of your sons especially to Roby who lias been his own compan ion and who perhaps will be able to come here and live as one of our Please express our grati tude to professors and all In general for the things that have been done the past year for Mm and for the beautiful gifts received by All this added to the wonderful care you have given May God bless and repay so much You perhaps con Imagine how happy and excited we are waiting only for the time to pass rapidly for our traveler to We hope that you are en joying good health as we How thankful we are to God that there has been no Wo are hoping you will re this letter quickly so that you may most sincere know of our affection for you all and of the Immense love and gratitude of Jorge Salazar JACK owner and operator of the Orth Shoe lists his favor ite activities as fishing and COMMENTING about his genial Jack My store is a oneman which means I have to spend a lot of time But I really en joy this especially meeting ORTH and his the former Pauline Reed of have one Jackie who will be a freshman at BCHS next THIS shoe repairman served with the Army Air Corps during World War He was attached to the 376th Bomber Group as a mess When ask ed what he liked to cook best while in the corps he It was always a big to serve K rations or C ra He learned last year that the plane downed in tile Sa hara Desert and found years later waa one of his outfits missing for this local merchant is the Reader Digest and the Saturday Evening He Is a deacon in church and a member of the Masonic A PARSONS College alumnus and a Bedford high graduate of the class of 1934 Orth The BHS class of 34 was the largest graduating class prior to the as far as I Wo are planning a 30 year reunion for We had a 25 year which about one half of the class at CONCERNING the problems of his business he Cheap shoes are slowly the shoe repairman out of There are only tWo shoe repairmen in Taylor county The canvas shoes and low pric ed shoes just arent worth THE ORTH family to take to the open road for a activity during the sum In the past they have visited Lake the Black Hills and The head of the family re Sometimes we just stop and stay at a nice Our daughter likes to swim in the motel pools and my wife and I find it very relaxing just spend ing a few days in the same place enjoying ON THE proposed new city hall this mer chant I realize that there Is a need for better housing of the fire fighting equipment but I am opposed to the city spending 65 thousand dol lars for a new city I think perhaps more thought and investigation should be put into it be fore any decisions are loves to has this to say about the way men drees I en dorse the old saying about a well dressed gentleman Give a man a good pair of shoes and hat and he Is well CONCERNING the future of Bedford he For about 40 years I have heard people that Bedford is BUT I Juat dent swa
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