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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - April 4, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania combined with the Everett Republican established 162nd year no 4q Bedford Republican april 1975 single copy ten cents scots9 language still with us Ever heard he comes in still by Sally Frear this is the third in a series of articles on the Bedford county based on an article published nationally by formerly of published the article in american speech Magazine in when he was a professor at Wayne state in his research of the language of the Bedford Ashcom describes the wanderings of the Ulster who to the Bedford area in Frontier and later fanned out into Many other always following their urge to Settle in Border he Points out that or years after their we in Bedford county Are still speaking the language they bequeathed even though Many of us mistakenly think of some of our colloquialisms As Penn Sylvania in one entertaining Ashcom describes our use of the word which is typical of the Way we use words in the Bedford he writes that still is a favorite Penn Sylvania German and recounts the Story of an itinerant Butcher asked on a cold Day How he kept from said that he got in with the meat i get to get Wilson continues that synonymous with contrary to on the other and serves As a misplaced or weak con Junction to be translated As i seem to be outdoors All Day in the of i manage to get indoors from time Toline in order to get this interpretation is an but an interesting the sense that Wilson attaches to still is not Page it is Standard in attempting to explain that still is which is incorrect in this the author has unconsciously inserted into his explanatory translation the Correct from time to it is in this sense from time to occasionally that the word should be recorded for the Bedford a if asked whether he had seen a certain person might he comes into the this does not mean that he still comes into the store that he has not stopped but that he comes in from time to and that is what the Butcher that he got into his Wagon with the meat from time to another interesting facet of the language of Bedford county is found in the dialects on the Western Pennsylvania which also appeared in american speech describing Early forms of literature on the the author gives a Sample of the Backwoods dialect once found around he includes a Story written by one Brackenridge As he travelled from Pittsburgh to Carlisle in Brackenridge writes my journey across the mountains the alleghenies produced no very important incident until i passed bed at a Stream let named bloody i stopped to let my horse there suddenly emerged from the Woods a tall Man of ferocious with a Bushy a Butcher knife hanging to his Girdle in a Leathern an axe held on his shoulder by one while the other was Slung in a handkerchief tied round his he Laid Down his and then stopped to drink with the hollow of his while i was gazing upon his uncouth he suddenly accosted me in the Pennsylvania dialectr1 i Kilt seventeen o what of me did you say seventeen but i Safe t life o one o there is some Hope thought an i Piti instill the Crown o my and tuck Imal for Ive a Dye see so he cant Bayte muttered you found a Den of rattlesnakes and killed them All but that list what i was Tillen i tuck Hoult of an he list scratch my arum with his tooth but it was list a like for i have the Dye an the like never happen me Afore since i was Bay Bee Hunter but its Gitten ill Tell be a Good i goes Down till the Tabern the Gran judge was an i axed in till come in the Yard till see an when he came i tuck off my an throw the Serpent on the an he begun till shake his an the judge Jumpt an an i thought i would a died we have received a number of contributions to our list of Bedford county expressions we include them along with words from the original list compiled by from the Bedford Subarea which Means to take a nose bag lunch meaning and carry it with for As in in going to leave Home for right As in he went a right smart distance to get that or that a right smart Cut youve got an in toward result or make sure there wont be any to your thumb looks like its going to blink milk that is that slightly used by older to create a to raise an illegitimate to As in what store do you Deal at Kernel of a Folk a wedding reception Given by the grooms carpenters Blue a fishing line with Hooks spaced along set out across the Stream and left to catch whatever takes the usually or fall a Hanger or Servile As Jamieson always used in relation to a contemptible the residue of apples left after the cider has been pressed shallow where a River flows rapidly Over Rocky As in an old settlers meaning a Long continuous soaking anything exceptionally Large for its Dave caught a Slunder of a Bass yesterday Down at Burkett in he wants the cat wants out recorded with and the part of the tree left standing after the top has died began on april 1954 Everett Railroad two one engine by Mike Bradwell the Everett Railroad consists of Miles of track and Miles of Side the company has 163 two men run and one works v each Howard manager of the comes to the station and does the office Hinish sits in the waiting room of the old ticket which now serves As the operations stacks of paper Are piled on his a Row of empty chairs forms a line around the Walls of the otherwise empty in the Joe Burger gets off work at the Everett overhead door factory and comes to the Joe is the railroads the two men spend the rest of the Day loading mending track and working on engine the company Only an 80 ton be diesel electric Hinish says that in the Days when the Railroad was part of the Huntingdon and Broad top Mountain Coal and Coke a passenger line operated Between Bedford and a freight line ran from Dallas to the Everett Railroad came into existence on april As the Huntingdon and Broad top Hinish were just a switching company Penn Central we Transfer freight them to various we just run whenever we have freight to he that usually three or four times a Hinish says the line hauls products made Forest Railroad and raw products for the line also hauls feed and were also starting to move some Coal now coming from1 the Broad he were anticipating some big things around Hinish some prospective customers have leased land from the Everett Hardwood lumber Hinish says one of the prospects will stockpile Coal on the located along the siding of the Railroad when enough Coal has been he forty to fifty rail cars will be loaded at a each Carload holds sixty we could be loading As Many As 600 carloads a Howard he says the prospective customers Are the Granville Coal company of Kenneth of Saxton and of Howard manager of the Everett at work in his Hinish is one half of the woman operation that runs the Little Railroad Well have a full time if this works Howard he said a Complete Crew would be needed As Well As a full time office probably a Hal dozen people he he adds that the employment will be of local Howard says one of the main problems of running a Railroad is having to keep up with you have to keep a Good set of you also have to keep your motive Power in Good running Howard took this reporter outside where Joe was working with a forklift moving some track Back into see that loading ramp Over there he asks pointing to a High platform built above the it shifted on so we had to fix to do we had to move the were moving it Back to where it the lift operator digs a Fork into the rail and gives it a Joe and Howard prod the ground around the rail with i think its alright Howard it looks Okay to Joe on Page 3 Joe the railroads at the controls of engine the company Only Burger has been an Engineer since and works Par time for the Row of empty seats line one of the station buildings at the Everett reflecting bygone Days when travelling by train was a major source of mass on the Village Square court House and county offices were closed Friday and saturday for the easter the Schellsburg Lions club sponsored its annual easter Sunrise service easter morning at 7 at Shawnee state the David Bradley of editor of the ame Zion quarterly review and Secretary of the historical society of his was guest the Chestnut Ridge High school chorus provided the annual easter egg Hunt sponsored by the Bedford american legion and the Bedford retail merchants association was held saturday at on the Bedford High school and Pete Ott and and George Bortz returned last week from their Winters vacation in and Richard Cross of visited her and Vaughn Over the easter and James Fields of Penn and their two visited her and Ben on and Vaughn Are Happy to announce the birth of their first Vaughn at bit erg air base in Germany March paternal grandparents Are and Vaughn whisker of maternal grandparents Are John grow san Luis and Dorothy grow of Santa students at Northern Bedford county High school packed pm in again for the third showing in five Days of their production of lil Abner last the auditorium was filled by 7 and Many were turned As a the school scheduled a fourth presen at 8 monday was the deadline for placing 1975 motor vehicle registration stickers License after those with expired 1974 stickers Are liable for a Fine plus or five Days in Donald and Anna Nunamaker of Fishertown were among 500 citizens at tending legislative Field Day Harrisburg March among topics discussed by lieutenant governor Ernest Kline were manslaughter on the highways and lower drinking age four United methodist ministers from the county represented the Southeast District at the third annual mens communion breakfast they included the Roy Daugherty of Alum the Charles Rhodes of the Ralph Landis of new and the Rev Steven Burr of new Karen and Dennis daughter and son of and Donald Steele of Hopewell re have both been named to the Deans list at Penn Karen is studying human development and Dennis is enrolled in civil Bedford High school senior Carol Jean daughter of and Richard deckerhoff of Pine Ridge has been accepted for admission at Potomac state College in Sarah Turner spent some time recently with her son Joe Turner and family of while he is a patient in the Hospital and William Diehl of nor Ohio visited his Chester Diehl events of the week Vincent Duffy and Ray Beeler were sentenced by judge Richard Snyder monday to eight to 19 years each in Huntingdon correctional institution for the crimes they committed in Bedford county last the sentences included five to ten year terms for the robbery of Elizabeth Huston of Belden on the men were found guilty of the robbery at a jury trial in they were also sentenced to one to three year terms each for and All in connection with the break from county jail the terms Are Duffy and Beeler had pleaded guilty to the jail break which included criminal simple false imprisonment and recklessly endangering another the last four charges were merged into the in what was a Surprise the men also pleaded guilty monday to robbery and theft in connection with an incident at the Joseph Thomasello House in Cumberland Valley on the Day of the on the Thomasello the men were sentenced to one to three years on each to run concurrently with the escape a tenant firm should be going into the county Shell Industrial building near Saxton within a following a meeting at which virtual agreement was pending final a spokesman said the yet unnamed company would employ in Light manufacturing All but supervisors would be hired from the a addition to the building must be and work is expected to begin almost in the firm will lease the building from the Broad top chamber of which has the backing of the county development High winds and the rotted Root system of a Maple tree caused a trocar Accident on South Juliana Street in Bedford sunday Borough police said Cecilia of 605 Thomas was driving North when the tree fell across the Street and onto her the Impact pushed the rear of miss clears car into an Auto that was parked along the East Side of the the tree almost crushed the roof of the parked Auto owned by Pearl 409 Juliana miss Claar escaped damage to the 1972 Claar Auto was estimated at to the 1969 Shoemaker and to the tree owned by Mervin Bedford re police said that for and no april fools a tree actually did jump out in front of a As per the old they added that it was unlikely any charges would be filed against the although violations such As failure to yield half the Highway were a Bedford Man was jailed for aggravated assault saturday after he used a knife to attack the Driver of a car in which he was the assailant was identified As Robert the Webster Lee of was treated at Bedford fourteen stitches were required to close a slash wound in his state police said the incident occurred about 1 on route 220 near Thomas Chevrolet North of Miller allegedly slashed Barkman with a pocketknife As the car was travelling Barkman brought the vehicle to a the men got out and the fight continued on the Highway until a passing 27yearold Roger Beegle of Bedford re stopped police were called and transported the victim to the the cause of the fight was not an Independent candidate has entered the race for county Verla Hinson of new Paris filed her petitions with the county elections Board dependent candidates have until april 2 to a will not be running in the but will become the fifth name on the general election ballot in five democrats and five republicans have filed to run in the primary two from each party will be nominated May the process for filing As an Independent is different from that of the two majority where candidates had to file Only 100 signature to get in the commissioners Hinson had to file enough names to represent 2 per cent of the votes tallied by the largest vote getting candidate in the last municipal in this Case it was Harry who ran in county officials said Hinson would need Over 170 signatures on her she produced 234 names the signers members of the democratic and Independent March 1975 an unofficial Treasury department breakdown of income taxes paid by Bedford count ians shows that the Federal government expects to collect about less this year than in some of the decrease was attributed to the higher unemployment based on income earned locally in this years estimate of taxes is expected to be nearly the figure Doest take any possible rebates into tax payments in including the amount collected via came to approximately also in count ians paid per cent of the personal income taxes collected in Pennsylvania the state total was the Federal budget submitted to Congress for the coming year Calls for billion to be collected through personal in come a decrease of about billion from the present subject to revisions being considered by this would represent a reduction of about 10 per cent in the combined tax Load for Bedford a Washington grand jury has indicted two Hagerstown men and a former resident of Everett in connection with the March 15 murder of a grocery store the indictments handed Down monday charged Charles who lived in Everett until about five years and Newton Johnson with attempted attempted assault and Possession of a firearm during the commission of a Claudis Barger was indicted for being an accessory before and after the and for transporting a the Trio were being held in lieu of each they will be arraigned before the county circuit court april Charles a 58yearold was shot when he interrupted an attempted the fired by either Walters or struck Hall in the Chest he died shortly after arriving at Hagerstown the men were apprehended a Short time no specific stores have been named for closing according to John of the personnel department at the Altoona division of announced last week that they May close More than of their stores during the next 12 Fox said that while certain stores Are being considered for no specific stores in the area have been everything is really up in the Fox it might be two on Page 3

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