Bedford Gazette Newspaper Archives Jun 23 1950, Page 1

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Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1950, Bedford, PennsylvaniaV Bedford county Story special supplement in this Issue Gazette week after week year after offs first with the most news 1stailished 146, no. 43 pa., Friday june 23, 1950 5c a copy per year invitation edition tells Bedford Story continuing a policy it began two years ago the Bedford Gazette is including with its regular edition this week the third annual invite a 28-Page supplement to Tell the Story of Bedford to a constantly increasing Circle of visit ors and friends to this historic vacation land. The edition will go to every one of our regular Bedford county read ers with the Hope that they in turn will Send along their copies to friends in other parts of the United states after enjoying the special features themselves. Approximately copies of this Issue will be distributed to travel agencies friends who have visited in Bedford hotel guests and convention groups. Thousands of copies will be mailed All Over the United states through the cooperation of hotels business places and Public spirited citizens. Once again Are asking our readers to participate in this extensive Public relations program for Bedford Tell others the Bedford Story by sending their copies on to friends and acquaintances. The program was very Success Ful the past two years with and Vance sales indicating that once again our business firms and Citi Zens have been anxious to Cooper ate. Publication of the invitation Edi Tion has occupied the Gazette staff in its spare time since Early Ter. It contains 65 local 40 of them scenes of Bedford in the news pages and 23 contained in handsome advertising displays furnished by business Bouses. A total of 80 advertisers have contributed to. The Success of the Issue. The edition contains approximately 000 inches of news and pictures 200 columns of stories about Bedford county. The stories in clude historical. Features reprints and other material attempt was made to make the edition we realized that it was impose Sulci a. A every Effort was aut men charged with robbing Railroad car two Saxton men. Gerald Leavell and Robert Heck were lodged in Bedford county jail this week charged with breaking into a Penn Sylvania Railroad Box car and steal ing a Case of 30 Cartons of Cigar ettes valued at the cigarettes were consigned to the Saxton bottling company. The two men Are alleged to have committed the robbery june 6 and then buried the cigarettes in a sawdust pile. They were arrested by state police tuesday. At a hearing be fore Justice of the peace Cyril Bingham wednesday morning the two men were committed to jail without bail for the next term of court Heads democrats briefly noted judge j. Colvin Wright is hold ing court several Days this week in Harrisburg having been assigned by the supreme court to preside specially in the court of common pleas of Dauphin county due to the illness of president judge Rupp. Norman o Shea visited his parents or. And mrs. Thomas o Shea on sunday. Or. And mrs. William h. Smith and or. And mrs. Harold Harclerode Are spending this week at Geneva on the Lake or and mrs. Lesley Henry and son Charles will visit the latter s parents in Bedford this Charles will celebrate his third birthday on monday or and mrs. Robert Risser mrs e. G. Studebaker and Woodrow Clapper flew to Philadelphia on sunday. Mrs. Risser remained for the week. Mrs. B. J. Cordon is visiting her daughter Mary Ann in Washington d. C. Teddy Arnold spent the weekend with Home folks. Attractive Pink and Blade wrappers r them Ioir at -j9btf Helen Weber is visiting her Mother in Bedford in route irom North Carolina. Or. And a. Ryall and Lions Lear Hrth Semi classes will begin tuesday june 27, if the is suitable. J All children from 5 years up May Register monday june 2fi, at the elementary school playground. The play ground supervisors will Register All interested people be tween the hours of 9-12 a. A and p. M. As in years past the buddy sys tem will be used to further insure the safety of the Twenty tons of said of supplied by. The Pittsburgh Silica Sand co., Long Rifie by the school tuesday at i Ralph. R penal at the course Diess differed when 220, four Mali night a Nati we returning iting his who 28, Golf prof is of Bedford Lea Tan operation t Friday at he Spital. Police officers stated that Leasure driving alone it. The car which turned Over four and threw Hin Clear wreckage. The Accident occur real about and he died two hours in Timmins he Spital feed a fractured spine neck and Cloest injuries and fractures of the left Armand Hig. Since employed As Golf p his fourth and was bed d people and family.-. Left monday for Maine a where mis. Ryall and the. Children the summer. Accepted a Dot sit Ion at White Marsh township near or. And mrs. Edward Clark of state College spent the weekend with the latter s parents or. And mrs. Ben Hunt or. And mrs. C. R. Hotter visited or. And mrs. George Eichelberger in Saxton on sunday mrs. Chauncey Fyan is assisting or. Morris a. Cohen at the arthritis clinic at the Chalybeate Springs hotel. Or. R. S. Caldwel will preach. The annual memorial Odd Fellows Sermon at it Zion lutheran Church Breezewood on sunday evening. mrs. John Knisely spent continue on Page 6 officer first of Monand important naval Craft g. Shaffer us _ boy is now i com to arid of file Lindenwald a naval seagoing named for the Home of Martin Van Buren eighth president of the United states. Commander Shaffer son of . Shaffer of graduated from Bedford High school in the class of 1926 and from the u. S. Naval Aca Demy at Annapolis in 1931. From that Date through world War n to the present he has been on Active naval duty. The Lindenwald is his first command. In the War he took part in the actions of Bougainville the Sala Maue lae raids the Coral sea in the. Defense of Guadalcanal Stew Tassa Faroga Leyte Gulf and the Tif Gayen Gulf. He holds the Silver Star medal the legion of Merit with Gold Star the nine Battle Gibbon id of the Lin the Linden the Wilmington in time Day program combat insignia and for which the naval terms Landing ship Dock is transport Siva her Landing Craf Milre their landings pm the Beach. During the War she participated in the occupation of Kwajalein and capture and in connection we of Saipan the Leyte landings fire Cor Ling yen Gulf Landing and the year. 1 Salt and occupation of Okinawa Ray c. Stayer stayer reelected by democrats hav stayer proprietor of the Bedford hotel was reelected to an other two year term As chairman of the Bedford county democratic committee at the. Biennial meeting tuesday night at the Chic a Bob inn North of Bedford. Stayer was opposed by George Hitchcock of Cumberland Valley township. The vote was 34-to-4 in favor of stayer. Other officers elected included Ralph Huff Saxton and mrs. Helen Hughes Bedford vice chairmen a. C. Bedford treasurer and miss Lillian Hershberger Bedford Secretary. Kiross Hershberger was Reno imn ated. For an office he has filled for a " number Rof declined stating that vote _.61 a Soe Fecit it the that it _ to hitch1 copy would provide aggressive. Leadership. Needed andr his father uhly. The for District at Gou it William g. Hall of Bedford r. P. 3 was sentenced to the Glenn Imus school and Herman of Claysburg was sentenced i to. 6 months in the Allegheny workhouse at a Brief of court held Hall aged catered . Of guilty to burglary he charged with breaking into the Home of Mary Valentine in cum Berland Valley twp. And stealing a Rifie a Money and several items of clothing. Judge Wright fined him in addition to the him to make Scritchfiel received House of of court after. Wiki a Ary direct Iii monthly and other of operating he License was suspect Difedi judge Wright suspended sentence arid placed him on probation for a Perr Iod of two years and fined him s100 and costs. Monroe Hess of waived hearing and Appeal be. Fore a Justice on charges of Speed. Ing. After hearing the Case judge Driver held in hit run fatality a Coroner s jury wednesday night recommended that Foster r. Col lege. 22. Of Everett r. 2, be held for court action in the hit run death of a Pittsburgh woman. Victim of the Accident was mrs. Thomas j. Wallace 54, wife of a Pittsburgh traffic patrolman. Driver of the car identified by state police As Foster r. College has been released on bail pending court appearance. When arraigned before Justice of the peace Sewell w. Rouzer. Col lege pleaded not guilty to charges of failure to Stop and reveal Iden Tity and failure to Stop and Render assistance after an Accident however at a separate hearing before Justice of the peace a h. Barton in Breezewood College pleaded guilty and was fined on charges of driving a motor vehicle without a Driver s License. Mrs. Wallace was a passenger on a bus which broke Down june 7 on route 30, near Breezewood. She was among bus passengers sitting on a guard Fence when a car hit the Fence and knocked the Passen Gers backward mrs. Wallace the Only person to fall Forward onto the was struck by the car which failed to Stop. She died june 10 in the Everett Hospital state police arrested College a few minutes later when he appeared at the crash scene and was identified As Driver of the hit run car by the bus passengers. Police claimed College turned off a dirt Road and returned to the wreck site in another car. Members of the jury empanelled by Coroner Vernon Geisel were James b. Koontz. William Mckin Ley Floyd Souser Robert Miller Sam Ickes and Paul b. Koontz. Bow president mrs. Vera Gilchrist Wright found Hess guilty and him and costs. In the Case wealth is Fred Stiver Cli arged r with desertion and non support a was filed and granted. Herbert Reffner roaring was found guilty of contempt psf court after failing to Canyo support order. Judge Wright defer red the imposing of sentence

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