Bedford Daily Gazette in Bedford, Pennsylvania
17 Sep 1968

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17 Sep 1968

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Bedford Daily Gazette (Newspaper) - September 17, 1968, Bedford, Pennsylvania Bedford Gazette the weather mostly sunny and continued warm. High in the upper 70s and the lower 80s. Partly Cloudy tonight and wednesday mainly West. Established 1805�?vol. 163, no. 303bedford, pa., tuesday september 17, 1968 single copy ten Lents Nader offers better issues for Campaign new miss Pennsylvania to visit in fall festival miss Pennsylvania will be the guest of Bedford during the first week end saturday and sunday october 5 and 6 of fall foliage festival Days sponsored jointly by the Bedford tourist and resort Bureau Bedford retail merchants and fort Bedford chapter of the Alleghany Mountain Region antique automobile club of America. The visit of the Allegheny Region antique car enthusiasts while has been growing More popular each year will be a highlight of the first week end. Miss Pennsylvania will Lead the grand Parade of antique autos which will leave the new Hoffman hotel at 2 of clock following a Buffet luncheon for antique car buffs assembled there. The Parade will wind through the streets of Bedford concluding at fort Bedford Park. There once again a muzzle shoot will be staged by the Shawnee rangers. Apple butter making and other specialities will be featured also. A banquet sponsored by the fort Bedford chapter of antique car owners will be held at the fort Bedford inn at 7 of clock saturday night. Miss Pennsylvania will be the featured enter Tainer. A a breakfast run a of antique autos to White Sulphur Springs will leave from the new Hoffman hotel sunday morning of. 6, at 9 . On sunday afternoon october 6. The Dar. Will sponsor another of its popular Scenic and historic bus Tours of Bedford county once again featuring some of the covered Bridges which remain in the area. Tickets Are $2, available from members of the ., or at the Bedford county motor club office the country store and the fort Bedford inn. The 60-mile bus tour leaving from the fort Bedford inn at 1 30 ., will be made in Bollmann a seen Cruiser busses with . Ladies As guides. Reservations should be made in Advance. The . Has also indicated that if sufficient interest in shown through Advance inquiries the group will plan bus Tours for either or both of the next sundays during fall foliage Days october 12 and 19. Sufficient interest must be shown ahead of time however so that a bus can be chartered and arrangements made. Walking Tours of historic Bedford will again be available although full details have not be clarified. However Ait least one guided tour will be conduct leaving from the fort Bedford inn Assembly Point at 2 of clock sunday afternoon oct. 6. Literature and full information will be available at All times at the front desk of the fort Bedford inn. So that groups May take walking Tours at their own Leisure. Most of the Standard attractions of the fall foliage festival will also continue. Window displays of old family heirlooms and Hobby collections will be placed in Many store windows. The country store conducted by the so Optimist club will again hold Sway in the Anderson House. And across the Hall from the country store artists of the Bedford Village Art society will display an array of paintings. Because of a conflict in dates the antique fair and Sale a popular event last year will not be held until Friday saturday and sunday oct. 18-20. Further details will be available later. Itinerary planned Susan Robinson miss Pennsylvania will visit Bedford the afternoon and evening of oct. 5 to provide still More color for fall1 foliage Days. Miss Robinson who is a native of Bedford county Tenn. It was named for Bedford county Awill arrive a the it. Bedford inn at 11 30 And will be officially greeted it Rve hour later at the new Loftma i motor hotel. The welcoming committee will consist of the following state senator Stanley g. Stroup Bedford Council president Sheldon 11 Ickes de Mcdevitt and Edmund Flynn tourist and resort Bureau 11 or. And mrs. James Gordon antique car Parade officials Don Hershberger president of Bedford a a retail merchants association and Jap mrs. Dorothy Studebaker wife of Bedford mayor e. G. Studebaker. Mrs. Studebaker will meet miss Pennsylvania at the it. Bedford inn and will accompany her throughout the Day. While at the new Hoffman miss Robinson will be a guest at a luncheon for participants in the antique Auto Parade. She later will ride in the Parade. Miss Central Pennsylvania Cheryl Smith of Artemas and the new Bedford county Junior miss to be crowned saturday in Everett also will be invited to ride in the Parade. Miss Robinson will perform during the annual antique Auto eve she is a june graduate of car Negie Mellon University where she Ning banquet set for 7 at the it. I earned a Bachelor of arts degree Bedford inn. Her Talent for the in foreign languages. Her great evening has not been announced great great grandfathers a John but she has training in drama. I Hime and Jacob Kiser a moved piano singing Ballet and modern West from Germantown to bed dance. I Ford county a. Ralph Nader wondered Why a crime in the streets is S.C. a political Issue before a group of Petroleum executives at the Bedford Spring monday. Nader suggested a Gas company whose pipeline explodes be punished As a criminal. Nader spoke to 178 members of the Pennsylvania Petroleum and fuels association following luncheon. The Youthful crusader pointed out it is silly to consider a Law and order a prime Issue when Only 12.000 homicides a year Are recorded and Over half of them Are a a kinship problems which no amount of surveillance could prevent. On the other hand Nader said 53.000 will die by Auto collision in a year 150,000 will become a a vegetables through total and per is the Stanley Steamer coming Back Ralph Nader told Petroleum executives monday that inventors had refined the steam engine to the Point that it May soon be a capable replacement for the internal combustion Auto engine. Nader said inventors like the Williams twins in Ambler pa., have refined the steam engine. They have Given it the capability to produce efficient steam More cheaply less noisily and with less than one per cent of the air pollution of the internal combustion engine. Nader said Mit Ford Lockheed Lear Jet Ling and Temco Vought Are moving into the Field substantially. He said it would cause Little disruption in the Auto Industry because the engines have been lightened and scaled Down to fit current Auto sizes. He said electric motor would cause changes. The steam engine would run on kerosene or diesel fuel he added. He said that the heavy doses of Lead now used in Auto fuel would no longer be needed and added it May be the most serious of air pollutants. I sen. Moves to Stop gun Moil soles Washington control backers up a gun recalling the deaths if John amid Robert Kennedy by gun Sibert monday soared a Senate moved to outlaw mail Arder sales of ail ammunition. The action came As the Senate slowed through 63 Amend Meltis offered by the Navy to release 600 air reservists i Washington up a the 1a Ruhm defense department said Mon Day the 600 Navy reservists of the uss Pueblo would be of the uss Puu Ebio would be released by nov. I. It promised c. J 5 not to keep 14,200 Ait Force Senait judiciary committee to men came at the s9m< to me a gun control Dill designed to a lev Chain is prohibit the interstate sales of rifles and shotguns. Supporters of Strong gun contrails prevented routine approval of some if the amendments claiming they weakened the measure. One they particularly disliked would have exempted from proposed ammunition controls All Shotgun shells Rifle bullets and .22-caliber ammunition. But the Senate rejected this amendment which would have in effect left interstate prohibitions Only in larger pistol and revolver amount Don by a 41 to 36 vote. Sen. Roman l. Hruska neb a supporter of the amendment argued that it teacher former Pupil any a longer than is absolutely separate announcements from the Navy and air Force followed congressmen so complaints that it Wasny to fair to keep the Pueblo reservists in uniform while several thousand other servicemen were being released Early in an Economy move. President Johnson announced the Caol up of the air Force and Navy air Reserve units Jan 25, two Days after North Korea seized the reconnaissance ship and its 83 crewmen. About 7,000 of the air farce reservists were sent to South Vietnam or South Korea. The remainder including All 600 Navy airmen have remained in United states. Some con Gressmen and senator have Allied for their release on grounds they were not really being used to get the Pueblo Back. A since current Navy commitments can be met by the regular air units the Navy has decided to release the Reserve air units to inactive status a a the Navy said. A it is estimated that All actions to permit the reservists to return to civilian life will be completed by nov. the air Force said the would prevent a Mountain of j paperwork for Sellers of Ammu but sen. Thomas Dodd do county entries conn., manager of the Bill argued that the amendment would exempt bullets S.C. As these that killed president Kennedy in 1963 and his brother Robert five years latter. A this was the kind of ammunition that was used to seconds saturday in the District kill president John f. Kennedy in 4-h horse show at Wood Dale our colleague Robert f. Kenne Fayette county. Do Well in 4-h horse show Bedford county entries Scot de three first and a pair of reservists called in january plus about 2,250 others mobilized last May a Are performing necessary functions in support of operational commitments. A in Light of the limitation of the Call up to a period not to exceed two years the air Fores is analysing the most orderly methods of effecting their release when operational commitments will permit. A the air Force Reserve Force called up will not be retained longer than to absolutely sen. Says Fortas helped draft Bill Washington up a the matters that might come before Senate judiciary committee was told monday of a report by a High and minis nation official that Justice Abe fort a Cothra Tjhie supreme court. He told the committee july 16a it is not True that i have Ever helped to Frame a measure since i hav court recessed Early monday afternoon when the defense concluded its testimony in an Auto Accident Case in which a teacher and his former Pupil Are adversaries. Attorney j. William Van Horn introduced six witnesses including the plaintiffs Sara m. Mohr and Andy Mohr of Bakers Summit. Attorney Paul Koontz representing defendant Paul a. Forsht of Altoona will open to the jury when court resumes at 9 30 this morning. A counter suit has been filed. Both parties were injured. Mrs. Mohr said or. Forsht had taught her in school. Attorney Van Horn told the jury in his opening statement that the crash occurred april 4, 1966. On it. 868 known locally As Potter Creek Road about a half mile from Waterside. The Young housewife was driving her son to her parents Home before reporting to work at Nason Hospital where she works As a part time registered nurse. She suffered a broken leg As did her son Scott then 2 years old. Mrs. Mohr said later during her testimony that both spent 33 Days in the Hospital her son with both legs straight up in the air. She said her husband paid All the Bills and he later testified that they amounted to $2,440, not counting a Bill never received from or. Richard Bulger. Mrs. Mohr testified the Day was dark Cloudy and Damp but Daylight As she travelled the narrow winding Blacktop Road with narrow berm. Attorney Van Horn said in his opening statement that the Issue would be where in the Highway the autos collided. Mrs. Mohr testified that she remained in her Lane at about 25 Miles per hour. One third of the Forsht car she estimated was in her Lane coming around the curve and up a Grade. Mrs. Mohr said a i did no to have time to do in Cross examination she repeated that she had continued in her Lane neither braking nor swerving. Attorney Koontz asked if her son was Active whether he had stood and whether she had reached for him. She denied All three. Mrs. Mohr said she knew almost immediately her leg had been broken. She moved to the passenger Side past her son and continued on Page 5 wheels stolen Bedford police Are searching for thieves who Over the weekend manent disability and 4 million will be injured o a lesser degree. At least the Law provides a penalty for rioters he said. But during the april riots a Gas pipeline in Richmond. Indiana exploded and 23 persons died More than in All the riots of All the cities. The damage in the millions was half that of All the riots. Yet there was no penalty. To Complete the picture Nader said a report had been returned to the company three Days earlier giving evidence of a great number a of leaks. For Days after Nader added the area was permeated by the smell of Gas. Nader said there Are Many types of violence. Political candidates can talk about violence in the streets because the mugger is More visible. But he said the potential violence in air water by and Medlar Evers a a Mississippi civil rights worker Dodd said. President Kennedy and Evers were killed by rifles Kennedy with a 6.5 Mif Kilimet or italian one. Robert Kennedy was fatally wounded by 3 bullets from a .22 Caliper revolver. Sen. John o. Pastore d-i., sided with Dodd. A without a Bullet a he argued a a gun is no More than a club. If you going to have gun control you be got to control the unless the ammunition is continued on Page 3 Butch Imler of Bedford had firsts in the senior grooming and showmanship and Western pleasure Over 14 hands classes. Tim Morris of Bedford had a first in Junior grooming and showmanship class. Seconds went to Morris in Western pleasure 14 hands and under and to Luann Turner of Mauris Choice in Hunter seat equitation. Entries in the show were from Bedford Blair Westmoreland Cambria Fay toe and Somerset counties. Those who earned i firsts and second s Are eligible by to his own testimony helped draft legislation for president Johnson. The report was relayed by sen. Gordon Al Lect colo., on the eve of the committees expected approval of Johnson s controversial appointment of for Tats to be chief Justice of the United states. Opponents threaten to try to filibuster the nomination to death on the had i been a Justice of the court a Pierson and Barr invoked executive privilege in refusing to accept the committees invitations to testify on the legislation drafting charge against Fortais. Sen. Strewn Thurmond s.c., a vociferous foe of the Fortas nomination said Federal marshals were unable to find and serve subpoenas on former exempted by later amendments i to compete nov. 15-16 in the Only licensed retailers could get i state 4-h horse show in Harris the bullets and a Sheds through j Burg. The mail. But gun owners could additional information of the Purchase the ammunition within Wood Dale District show will a the state where they lived. Pear on the Gazette farm Page. Good after after fall in jail car parked behind the Thomas Chevrolet building along East Pitt Street. The wheels which also included tires were valued at $70. Full foliage festival details including arrangements for a visit to Bedford by miss Pennsylvania were discussed monday morning by these business and civic leaders at a meeting in it. Bedford motor inn. Left to right front Are mrs. Janies Gordon publicity director for the antique car Parade mrs. Tom Cox acting festival chairman and mrs. Ethan Barron so Optimist club vice president. Left to right rear Are Donald Hershberger Bedford retail merchants association president or. James Gordon vice president of the antique car Parade Kal Kine merchants association Edmund Flynn Bedford tourist and resort Bureau and Lee Colin merchants association. Susan Robinson miss Pennsyl Vania will spend much of oct. 5 Iii Bedford. St. Police report heroin found May be Worth $8,000 those two packets of heroin found sunday morning in the Possession of a 16-year-old girl could be Worth up to $8,000.state police at Everett who made the arrest of the girl and James Todd jr., 29, of Flint mioh., said the packets were 9ent to the state police Laboratory Harrisburg for analysis. If they Are full strength and and indican ions were that they might be their total value would stole a set of rear wheels from a i be $5,000 to $8,000, state police continued. Todd and the juvenile girl remained in county jail monday. State police had indicated they were not convinced that Todd was using an alias Idem ideation but monday reported his name apparently is As he gave it. Authorities elsewhere Are being contacted to determine if either the Young girl or Todd is wanted for additional charges. A toadies .32 Caliper automatic pistol was discovered in the car containing the Vair when the arrest was made. One minor injury reported in two county crashes one minor injury was reported in one of two accidents on monday on county roads. Injured was Trudy c. Clark 28, o f Everett. She refused treatment however. State police at Bedford said she was a passenger in a Cair operated by Arlene g. Robinson 33, of Everett. The crash occurred at 2 05 At the intersection of it. 30 and Penn streets just East of Bedford. State police said the woman a car was struck in the rear by a tractor trailer Dri in by Glenn Butler 32, of Somerset 2. Eto Mage was $35 to the Rig Anc $200 to the car. The o their Accident was a hit and run crash that occurred at la . In the parking lot of the methodist Church in Cumberland Valley township. State a place said the car struck by an unidentified vehicle is owned by Gladys Brown of Bedford 3. Damage to her car was $125. Or. N. A. Timmins of Bedford monday evening was listed in a a Good condition in Bedford county memorial Hospital where he is being treated for a possible fractured Vertebra suffered Friday when he fell. Or. Timmins according to reports slipped on water on the floor off Bedford comity jail. He had been administering a tranquil Izer shot to Charlotte Hughes 25, Ain Escapee from Laurelton school for women. The woman had eluded authorities from the school As she was walking along the sidewalk in front of the jail. She was eds a Good in county Hospital where she is being treated for facial cuts suffered saturday in an Auto crash. Senate boar when debate begins White House speechwriter Rioh next monday. I Quot n Goodwin and Darnel the committee will meet a a i 10 30? . To margin had written that vote on the nomination it has Forte and Cark m Clifford bottled up since july la. Valliant made the parting shot in behalf of cromos who contend 1966 s o he Union me9sage that Fortas had violated the j prepared by Goodwill constitutional doctrine of spa j Clark a a a ration of Powers by advising the it fun sad now defense Secretary had reviewed a a Naif of Johnson s president while sitting on the supreme court. The senator testified that at the end of a May 27 meeting it of a Seale appropriations subcommittee Treasury unde Secreta and Fortas to testify at have the committee s final confirmation hearings. Sen. Robert p. Griffin mich., Leader of the Senato critics said it was inconceivable that the Senate would act on by Joseph Barr told him formats confirm action a with so Many had cleaned the language of a doubts and questions in the proposed amendment to provide p0co a secret service Protection for All presidential candidates. D a Guiott Meta Allied the following it Ilion raq Ainsle conversation after Barr Baa t # been on the Telephone for a half Feriv a -1h ii up hour in the subcommittee 111 1 hearing room t d l. D Barr a i have been on the i o Dod ii shot phone to tile White Lester Ott 78, of Bedford 2, who suffered serious injuries in an aug. 2 Auto crash West of Cessna remains in the critical list in county Hospital but is reported improving. He is Able to leave his bed and sit in a chair for Short intervals. Gaffney Strangler pleads guilty a petition signed by 69 person <26 couples and 17 individuals residents of the pen Wood area opposing a new drive in theater Altott a yes i know. Barr a this is the amendment they War nit at the White House. It has been gone Over by Bevier Pierson a White House a printed monday to Robert aide and Abe Fortas. They. ,. J to the petition respectfully Haw feared it and they can it Esu the admin Rator of la. P. N. Risser or. Estate reconsider the committee pm Ifong Sale of land in an recaptured an hour later but Gaffney so. Up a Lee managed to lock herself in a Roy Martin the congresses cell Block area after being j Ney Strangler a pleaded turned to the jail. Or. Timmins was called live with All att told monday that my thought at area 0wned by the estate to be that particular moment Ane used As a site for construction of perhaps not relevant but since new Moonlit i did net have nor do i have Risser said there was nothing any occasion to doubt Tho he could do since the Sale of the veracity of or. Barr i and to Alfred Burtnett had been concluded that or. Justice completed and a sizeable Deposit Fortas had been in the paid. Formulation of this legislative Risser said that All land from that Point to the Snake Spring he added a upon that Conlu elementary school on the West Aion among others i cannot Side of the Road would be restrict support his nomination for chief de to residential school or Church buildings. No zoning regulations Gaff oui Ungs. I to zoning guilty Fontal had told the commit Are in effect. The action was j monday to two of four strange tee earlier that his White House taken voluntarily. To lation murders attributed to him activities had been confined to petitioners said the theater administer the tranquil Izer after the Hughes woman ripped a table apart with her hands and and was sentenced to two life infrequent occasions when John would depreciate and values Dis som wanted him to summarize turn peace and quiet create an arguments pm both sides of unsightly appearance and con Whiite House tribute to heavy traffic. Prison terms. Constantly surrounded by police used a leg from it to smash jail j bodyguards in the courtroom highly Complex windows and Sills in toe cell Martin a quiet textile worker problems. He mentioned specific a to l. Block area. Changed his plea to guilty in the Caius the Vietnam War and the u i s i t i c i u a 3 i la strangulation a deaths of mrs. Detroit rioting. Roger Dedmond and 15-year-old but the Justice testified he 1 had never been consulted of Mary m. Boulders 30, of Everett monday evening was list-1 opel Dianne Buckson. Obituary on Page 5 Mowry James r., Hyndman buildings Trees disappear for bypass where did All the buildings and Trees Etc go they were torn Down Aud cleared away to make Way for the by pass project. The scene is looking from along it. 220 just on the North Side of the Bridge that carries Hie Roadway North Richard Street across the Ray town

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