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Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - July 2, 1955, Bedford, PennsylvaniaBed Ette Bedford county s own daily newspaper Bra Bushido 150, no. 240 Bedford pa., saturday. July 2, 1955 single cow five ready for first Day s s. Jr., station manager of radio station wafd at left makes preliminary adjustments As Sherwood Hawley program director of the new station operated a turntable at wafd s console in the station s studios in the basement of the american legion building on us route 220, North of Bedford. Photo Gadio station wafd on air at this of nigh radio station wafd Bedford county s own 1000-Watt radio voice goes on the air for regular programming for the first time at 6.30 o clock this saturday morning at 1310 on your dial _ notification by the Federal communications commission that final reports had been accepted was received late Friday afternoon by h. K. Frear general manager. S the entire staff of w b f a which had been standing by since the final engineering re Potts were filed wednesday at into action to set up the of operation a Progress for the past1 several nights because of the Long Holiday ahead it had not been known t last minute whether Ornot i d application could be processed in time to go on the air before Forext week. However As soon a approval was messaged to the station managers Harrison or threw his Fen fire staff into tie task of setting final de tails f.6f the first Day of b f d will carry a Clear redid Sirhal to All of Bedford county for first time Fiat Good reception has been available it is the first he that local radio has teen Avail be Here. I although the regular week end programming will not begin until tuesday morning an interesting program of special events baseball music and news will be carried Over the ring Holiday week end. Of interest to baseball fans will be the broadcast of All Day games of the Pittsburgh pirates which is sponsored jointly by Atlantic he fining co. The Plymouth dealers of the area and Williams and co of Bedford first Church services to be Broad cast Over wafd will be those of the Trinity lutheran Church of Ford at 11 o clock sunday morn Rad program for weekend Ari abbreviated program for a Over july 2 on. Breakfast in Bedford. News and weather. In Bedford. News headlines. Roundup for Bedford riders. Japan Europe Cut into us trading in latin America nations n.y., june 30 w Japan and Europe including soviet bloc countries Are cutting into , Trade with latin America cheaper prices and easier credit terms a . Report disclosed today soviet bloc trading was sharply on the upgrade it said. Review of latin american economies for 1954 was made pub Lic there in Advance of the meet Fig of economic com at Sion for latin America Start aug 29 in Bogota Colombia agriculture increases in latin ame Rica As a whole kept up with population increase and Industry d 8.4 per cent Over 1953. But were gloomy notes in the review. Investment in latin Amer Ica showed a declining trend. Over till balance of payments surplus was reduced by More than 700 million dollars. There was a steady increase in profits remittances outward. Tie rate of latin american in it fitment in the United states was than the reverse investment. Bit said a Combina of recent favourable trends to Aid foreign investments. The weather Nert Wem and Penn warm and a veld to Nakiy with in Feight and his rhythm v and country time. Star of the Arnold v recorded country and Wes news and. Weather. Lunches n in Bedford. News round up. Weather farm prices. On the farm front. Eyes Wright. Day special event. Play by play pirates is. Brooklyn at ebbets Field. Record land news and weather. Recon Idland news and weather. Candlelight and Silver. Sports Roundup. Stand by for music travel time sponsored by teacher Nieam 9-car mashup new York july a visiting funeral today funds sought to Aid shooting victim s family contributions Are being solicited or the David Gordon und today with funeral services for the dead Gazette Carrier planned this afternoon. Volunteer fund raisers Are asking David s friends class mates and patrons of his Iong paper route to contribute to the fund to out his hard hit family. David 16. Was the victim of an accidental shooting while he was cad dying at the Bedford Silks coun by club. His family s resources lad been drained earlier in the Iio nth by Hospital expenses cured when David s father George e. Gordon. 45, was severely injured in in automobile Accident. The Alder Gordon is still listed in critical condition at memorial Hospital with a crushed Chest ten Days after the crash and of course will be unable to attend the funeral of his son. Friends rally to Aid friends of the Young Gazette paperboy whose route extended to the 700 Block of South Juliani Street All of South Richard Street and several Side streets rallied to the Aid of the family thursday when its serious financial plight became known. Headed by a committee including Rev. Ira o. Vaughn e. Whisker and Fred m. Denbaugh officials last night urging those who have not been contacted to make their contributions at the daily Gazette office or by mail to David Gordon fund Box 571, bed Ford Gazette Bedford. It was Learned that the Gordon family s funds had been completely wiped out except a 542-Check they received wednesday. The elder expected to be confined to the Hospital for spine weeks More at least. Shortest steel walkout i history of Industry after diplomatic snafu woman Driver got a 315 Fine and a lecture from the judge today for causing one of biggest traffic miss Mary Carolyn Mcauley 24, also was sentenced io.-15. Days. N jail but sentence miss a tier ii at the june c2 on a the next she drove ii Are she through the tines failed to get fire track. It her car and caused a pileup of Hirie ten persons seriously. Pleading innocent before Magis trate Harry miss my aule y said she pulled to the e Suie Jol the Street at the sound of fire engines. However she said a taxi Driver waved her on. Washington. July 1 f agriculture Benson mended his Syed relations with Burma today. In gave prime minister u no a lop rawer reception and appointed await court action. Magistrate do Polo said the Case involved attacks on two Giris Ives it 11. Carl Ashley Shaulis 23, Somerset r. D. 4, was remanded to ail tues Day evening on a charge of assault with intent to ravish. He will be Given a hearing today before h. S. Whipperman local Justice of uie peace. The Shauris Case involves a 13 year old Taid. Tirl county authorities safety Council predicts 380 will die Over 4th Chicago july 1 National safety Council has predicted tha heavy Independence Day weekend traffic which got under Way tonight will take at least 380 lives. During the 78-hour period from 6 o clock tonight to Midnight Mon Day. Council engineers estimated some 40 million automobiles Wil take to the roads. Ned h. Dearborn president o the Council suggested prayer a a Means of holding Down traffic fatalities. Carpet rolled out for burmese Premier Willia Perdew is named to and t Post the appointment of William per Dew of 409 s. Bedford St. As super visor at the american Telephone and Telegraph company s Plant in Bedford has been announced by the Telephone company. Or. Perdew will succeed c. Reese Hocker who was elevated to the position of chief test Board Man on the retirement of p. J. Snelson recently. Ivor Perdew is a native of bed re. And a graduate of Bedford High school. Class of 1943. He has worked at the . And t. Office is ice from the Navy about ago. He is a Veteran of set Trulye ars service and served Jon s during world War ii. Later he was an instructor in electronics at great lakes naval training Center near Chicago. He was an electronics technician first class. The hew supervisor is a son of or. Arid mrs. James Perdew of Everett and is married to the former Harriet Diebl tit friends cover the couple have three children. Billie 6, Karen. 3, and Judy four months they have recently moved into the Bedford Street Home which they purchased from c. Orus Judy. Held for setting fire to Philadelphia store Philadelphia june 29 Dis charged employee of the dime Brothers department store was help without bail for court today accused of starting nine fires in the store last thursday. Fire department officials said he is Wilbur Houston 23. A former Stock boy. They told magistrate Harry j Ellick that Houston confessed he set the fires and blamed his actions on they added that Houston denied any responsibility for fires reported the same Day in two other mid City department burgs and lit Brothers. Houston was arrested last night. Authorities said he started the fires in Gimbels with lighted cigarettes president oks Bill to admit escapees Washington june 30 Dent Eisenhower has signed into Law Bills permitting two czechs who fled their communist cot try in a dramatic plane ride to live in the United states. The Volejnicek 31, and Bohumil suran among the passengers who commandeered a czech plane flying from Prague to Brno their Home town and flew to West Germany March 23. 1953. There they asked political Asylum. Irlies. Gets full treatment but the prime minister accepted n invitation to return at a. M. Oday. And this time Benson unrolled he red carpet. He and u no were closeted for half an hour talking about crops and other things. A Crisp announcement rom the agriculture department disclosed Ater that asst. Secretary Robert d. Mcmillen has got a new protocol officer. He will handle All future dealings with prominent foreign visitors. Premier smiling smiling faintly. U no left the agriculture department for a Date at the National press club where he announced that Burma stands to join actively in the search or some acceptable basis on which he peace of the world can be be if communist China and he United states both wish Burma p do something in the interests of peace Are quite prepared 10 do he said. He also told the journalists his country is determined to preserve to neutrality and will not give up to Way of life for come other be it Che communist Way the West european Way the american Way or the 4o-year-old asian Leader has frequently spoken for a bloc of Neutral lations a Southeast Asia. Any other world news briefs Dixon Yates Bill predicted Aires july 1 Tina has created five new provinces. They Are inhabited by half a Mil lion of the 19 million argentines and include six National territories disputed Antarctic areas and the Falkland islands and their dependencies. Britain has counterclaims to the off Shore areas. Bonn Germany july 4 West Germany is sending so of to the big four Summit conference in Geneva this month. Washington july 1 has been asked to Honor Davy Crockett in a formal and lasting manner. Rep. Bass in whose District Crockett was born introduced a Bill which would authorize the erection of a statue of Davy in the Capitol s statuary Hall. New York july 1 Bronx zoo is hopeful of getting the first King Penguin Ever hatched in the United the egg was Laid at the zoo a week ago and if All goes Well the Little one should emerge around the Middle of August. The zoo has four King pen Guins. Mcdonald Hopes for agreement other steel Pittsburgh july t United steelworkers and u. 3. Steel corp. The world s largest today agreed on an plus hourly wage increase ending the shortest Industry Washington july 1 vat the state department is making the first Public exhibit of the great Seal of the United states. A special Glass enclosed Booth other major steel mediately met with Union to work out settlements based w terms of the pact with big the u. S. Steel settlement coot 150.000 production president David a Mcdonald he Hopes to 95 other Basic steel before Midnight. -450.000 to get that would give another 45ioipjm Union members the same boost both Mcdonald and Zaiff Hood president of v. S. Hailed the settlement7 As the for greater respect and a Hodij standing of each 6then? Hood said work in i the v Tion s steel producing plants be resumed As quickly Rai to minimize the loss of shipments to steel it was expected production be Normal again has been set up on floor of the state Wash on Yates storm Dent Eisenhower and Public Power advocates for More than a year was wobbling on its last legs today in Congress key republicans joined jubilant democrats in a move to withhold funds for a Power line to link the private project with the government s Tennessee Valley authority system. These funds million dollars Are crucial. Unless they Are provided even if Dixon Yates Plant its Power would be left stranded in the Middle of the Mississippi Hiver. Begin Nev. Study and within the administration officials began a new study directed by president Eisenhower himself to decide whether to scrap the contract so stoutly defended by Eisenhower for Many months. Democratic leaders in Congress said the project is doomed. They predicted the administration would abandon it but even if the administration persists they said. Con Gress will see to it now that the project is killed. These and Many other develop ments stemmed from an announce ment by the City of Memphis tenn., that it will build its own Power Plant rather than accept Dixon Yates Power. Foes of the project joined by some former supporters concluded that in the Light of this decision the Dixon Yotes Plant is no longer needed. Damages result from Auto Accident damage estimated at resulted from an Auto yesterday afternoon at on Rich Ard Street Bedford. Borough police reported that Orville Harbaugh of Alum Bank. . 1. Was entering it. 220 from the service Entrance of the Ford garage when his 1955 Packard was struck by a car driven by Kenneth William Baker of Cherry Chase my. The Baker car received damage Rand the har Baugh vehicle neither Man was injured. The second _. Department where visitors to Washington a do Steric documents bearing the the familiar Symbol of the spread Eagle with arrows in one claw and an Olive Branch in the other is impressed on a variety of offi Cial papers. Buenos Aires july 1 red China Trade delegation three weeks of conferences with argentines Here have Laid the groundwork for possible Large scale Trade Between the two countries. New York july 1 we a private commission has undertaken a study of ways to improve housing for minority groups United states. The fund of the her Public is sponsoring the surgery by industrialists and educators. Toronto july 1 International Althusa executive representing a club of professional and executive women has decided to extend graduate study Grants to women from. Asian countries. Fireworks banned fourth of july weekend in county to be observed quietly 3 events Sii Awnee Park will probably once again be the big Center of activity in Bedford county Over the Independence Day weekend weather permitting. Holiday observances planned Are extremely spotty with fireworks scheduled one place and picnics in two others. No special events Are on the schedule for bed Ford. Everett residents will get a Chance to View a fireworks display monday evening about 10 p. M. Theodore Grance Everett theatre owner plans a display on the Ridge overlooking the Center part of town which should be visible in nearly All parts of the town. Traditional picnics Are scheduled at six mile run and new Balti More. The six mile run legion picnic lasts six Days starting Mon. Day at the legion Home grounds there with a Parade thursday highlighting the week. New Baltimore s annual picnic a sort of Community reunion is expected to attract its usual Large crowd to the site just across the Lisbon july 1 we the Portu Guese government has turned Down a petition by Well known republicans to form a political party. Re publican leaders asked permission to promote thei cause As the monarchists promote theirs. No reason was Given for the refusal. No one injured As car overturns on mile level Earl e. Valentine of Bedford it 4 and his wife Betty were badly shaken up Friday night when their ear overturned aftera collision with a vehicle driven by Archie w Buseck of Chambersburg it. 2 on mile level East of Bedford. State police said that Valentine travelling East was struck from the rear by Buseck s car. The Valen Tine 1953 Mercury was damaged to the extend of about s200. Damage to Buseck s car amounted to police said that Buseck will be held for reckless driving. Recent with Aid read off the to the holders As cameramen Enas John Stephens negotiator fat Ting been Western Fie end Myrph near Here plunged Down a Hill. An unidentified boy quadruplets die Bossett. England july 1 boy quadruplets died at a Hospital Heer today within a few hours after their premature birth. The Mother s name was not announced. Tokyo saturday of four missing Marine airmen was .3, found dead yesterday in he wreck age of his Jet plane on a Little Voi Canic Pacific Island normally skirted by fliers because of Aricky winds p that swirl crazily Libove it. The unflagging hit it the three i Jujj others entered its sixth Day at least 12 planes and 13 Nhi inane Yering. Iris a criss Cross ii Tern through a area South of Here. Weather year. The search on As As there is 4iiy said an Force and Shete to daily Gazette on 4thi the Bedford Dally Gazette will not be published on Independence Day monday july 4, in Observance of one of several National holidays state police warned against illegal Somerset county line West of Manns Choice. Good weather May produce crowds exceeding last year s records three Day total at huge Shawnee Park. In 1954. The sunday crowd totalled with 30.000 on hand saturday and 35.000 Mon Day. Park officials say that with facilities expanded More May at tend this year if weather is fair. All time one Day record at the Park was set May 31. 1954. When attended the Park. Police of Bedford Everett and throughout the year. The daily gait to will resume regular publication tuesday morn ing july s. News and sports off Leas will be open after monday evening july 4. Advertis inf and circulation Depatty Lunte will reopen tuesday Ira Menf. Use of fireworks Over the Holiday. State Law bans setting off of fire works unless under police supervision and with a permit to do so assistant chief Joseph Clark of the body found was listed r 1 Tat ively by the Marine corps As i of it. Al anew. Mcaneny Yonkers Al n. Y. He became lost in Haze Day while Hunting for capt Montague of Jackson. Miss. David Winlon Bell of whose disappearance sunday twin Jet sky Knight Raghter off the search. 8 one Otho Marine airman Jost wednesday a Ken. A ditched in the Nearch was fied yesterday by the defense apartment in Washington As James i. Day 34. Son of or. Mrs. Rollin f Day Minneapolis the wreckage of Mcaneny i Jet was found by islanders below the Summit Mihara on o Shima 85 i of Tokyo. The Swift fight Marine version of the had ripped out a wide East slope of the volcanic helicopter removed the t the spot was Leas them from the scene p a Japan in it9 All aboard Tael Ding tace Crew. Pc stand Nast loaf to Ufa nest Vui in news apes

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