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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - August 1, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania A Humfrey combined with the Everett Republican established 1bh Bedford Republican August single copy ten cents and evening concerts remembering an Early Rainsburg summer Back in the Days when ice Cream was a Nickel a and movies Cost just ten or 15 Rainsburg was a thriving Little with a summertime All its there were summer Pic Community band con and always plenty of blackberries to pick up on the and perhaps no one remembers it better than pert Thelma who Speaks so fondly of those Early years she spent As a child with her family in i remember it just As often brings on a reminiscence no other can equal of those Early for the thelmas stories can fill an afternoon with laughter and Happy they were simple filled witha Day today easy walking tour to offer tales of years past Many famous people have visited Bedford since its founding on March and Many stories have been handed Down Over the years Little known facts about Bedford county and some of its visitors and those who buy a ticket to a walking tour of Bedford May be treated to some of these the walking Tours get underway this morning weather per mitting at the heritage House and will continue All Rodney Burkett and Jane hired under the manpower will be guides for the included in the tour will be the Washinton bakery Espy House the Public Bedford county court the common school and the Thomas Catholic fort Bedford will also be included in the Vaughn chairman of historical Tours at the Bedford county heritage briefed the guides yesterday on what they would be doing on the he also had some stories to Tell of Little known historical happenings in one famous Story related by concerns president George Washington and a Turkey he didst get to in Washington was staying in Bedford to review troops stationed Here who were to quell the whiskey Washington was a guest of and who owned the House which is now the Washington Espy was preparing a wild Turkey to be served to the president for whisker she cooked the Turkey then set it on an open window ledge to Cool while she prepared the rest of the a colonial Soldier who was passing by on horseback spotted the Turkey and Rode past and speared the Turkey with his Espy had to serve Washington dinner without the she was very another Little known fact about the history of Bedford involved cattle the moving of livestock from one area of the country to whisker whisker said that in his research he has found that pigs and Turkey were brought through Bedford from states As far away As Illinois and prior to the civil when the drover the men who moved the passed they stayed at the Union whisker he noted that kept by the hotel during the Moi and 1850s kept the names and of the drover who were Greite at hotel How Many livestock they the animal were heeded into a Large Yard behind the where they were led and kept for the Whtaker mid that the Imao eat flock of animate Ever kept at the hotel Wai head of Natue and the largest 700 one other interesting aspect hat whisker noted concerned to Kywi which to Wethi court Howe Quattr Bald that summertime without the pressured Pace of a modern but those Days of yesteryear were never one of three daughters of ral Naburgs Only Thelma was crippled with polio As a very Young but has never been sparkling Blue and a ready laugh betray an Active mind that has added a Richness to More lives than her in the very Early the family had moved from Rainsburg to because a doctor was needed but they would because the trip to Rainsburg for a Bedford doctor took nearly a half Days travel in those but it was in next door to the Shoemaker that Thelma remembers the older neigh Bor who would lift her Over the backyard Fence to make paper dolls in her they were simple when families made do with the simple and paper dolls in the their brightly coloured tissue dresses made to were As much a part of a summer Day As any store bought a highlight of summer memories when the family returned to Rainsburg were the performances by the Rainsburg band in the Early 1900s at the towns Only the and performed on saturday and was directed by Sam who later taught music in he also travelled through the Cove teaching both piano and there was an ice Cream As operated then by a on one of Rainsburg Back it was a popular attraction for younger with its daily selections of homemade ice but the pleasures of life in those Early summer years in Rainsburg were largely simple everyday As Thelma Lessig puts it so we had to use our we didst have everything bought and made up for we had to manufacture our own and make our own it was so different from the Way it is from a Childs mud cakes Cut out in the Sun to dry and then iced with Lime to a neighbors Fence where they could climb up and reach a sour Cherry and then slip Down into the Burdock leaves on their Side of the Fence to hide before they were they Savoured the Little pleasures of a Summers just beyond their House was a Oak tree where the children gathered collecting old dishes and using stones to Mark off the partitions of their own make believe the Days were never Dull in Early reflecting their As Well they there were special Days when they slipped into the darkness of the barn where the family buggy was we would pretend we were going to Thelma it was quite the place to shop in those with a Little rhubarb became a banana lunch for the and the fan on Page 5 antique dealer restores rare 19th Century Bonaparte Vetesk its the most fascinating piece of furniture Ive worked in my reflected Ira Ludwick of the Veteran rest orator was speaking of a Mammoth desk which he has spent a portion of the past two years the desk was made for Joseph brother of the famous French ruler during Josephs exile in the United states during the Early 19th Joseph Bonaparte was King of Naples from 1806 to 1808 and King of Spain from 1808 to the end of French control Over the desk stands six three inches High and weighs several Hundred according to it was made in Philadelphia by Charles one of the Best cabinetmakers of the Joseph Bonaparte came to the United states in Lannuier died in therefore Ludwick figures the desk was designed and constructed Between those in checking the authenticity of the Bonaparte Ludwick has consulted the smithsonian they have confirmed the authenticity of the Ludwick himself dates the desk to that time period and cabinetmaker through the writings and the research of one potential anyone who knows Lannuier work would recognize this piece As contended the desk was designed As a tribute to Napoleons triumphs in Napoleon and men invaded Egypt in july of defeating the armies the destroyed the French Fleet in the meantime and Napoleon was marooned there in Egypt the next year when he escaped by the inside of the desk is designed to represent an egyptian Between the three hair Wood doors have been Cut to represent huge Sterling Silver was inlaid to represent the mortar lines of the Stone a huge compartment on the top of the desk guarded by two contained a Safe at one it was lost or removed at some on Ira of has restored a desk made for Joseph brother of the French ruler his restoration process took place Over two the unusual believed to be Over 156 years old is a tribute to Napoleons victories in Joseph Bonaparte was King of Naples and King of Spain under his Brothers Rule of the French Empire in the Early 19th on the Village Square two Gold Leaf covered Sphinx lit at be top of Joseph Iena parti tribute to his brother Napoleon and i victories in the i Phlox guard the now empty apartment of the Deik where the Safe Wai believed to at right detail of the miniature egyptian Temple i revealed when he Deik of i the and Stone Are made of from and the mortar i Fine Stulpi of Sterling the inlay on he writing surface i of curly and Donald Relley returned to Bedford last week after an extended motor trip to Canada and several Western they visited the source of the Mississippi River at lower travelled on the Tran Canada Highway to olympic National and saw the famous gardens at capital of British on their tour of the they saw the National Zion and Brice the grand and Crater Lake in they also visited re Leys Robert and his and and visited another in and David Jef formerly of will be returning to Bedford county in coming to reside in the Stoner Home in which they plan to the couple purchased the Home from Jefferies Leah Jefferies served for a number of years with the voice of retiring As operations supervisor of its Edward Murrow transmitting facility in Green Ville in David son of David Burkett of Hopewell re graduated recently from the Milton Hershey school in attended Northern bed Ford county High school prior to entering the boys school in eighth John Boone of Bedford has been elected to membership on the Board of directors of the office of communication of the United Church of the election was announced at the biennial meeting of the general Synod at Minneapolis George Moyle of a social studies teacher in the Northern Bedford school recently attended the three week Robert Taft Institute of government seminar at Indiana univer sity of and Albert Miller and Josephine Walter of Sunnyside and miss Jackie Wright of Bedford re 6 visited relatives and friends in Over the fourth of july miss Peggy Eshelman of is visiting her and James of friends and Thomas Pennell and miss Sharon Pennell of Baltimore visited their and William Pennell on july among those celebrating birthdays recently were pen in Heidorn daughter of and Thomas Heidorn of and granddaughter of and Donald Heidorn of Alum Bank and and Sheldon Corle of july 24f Brandon son of and Henry Hillegass of Schellsburg re july 24 Brandy daughter of and Ronald Price of Everett re july 25 and Melanie daughter of Mary Wright of Bedford re july Michelle Dawn daughter of and Thomas Bingham of Manns Choice re july 26 Keith son of and Tom Croyle of Schellsburg re july 27 Jeffery Ion of and Carl holler of Manns Choice re july 26 and Cory Lee son of and Bob King of july and David Mannion of Osterburg re 1 announce the birth of a Matthew july at naion Matthew arrived at weighing 7 11 events of the week building plans for the housing project proposed by Everett area Community housing each were presented last week by architect Grant the project will be situated on a property in West Providence just across the River from Nicklas plans Are for two phases with 20 units the first 20 will be one and two bedroom apartments in two Story buildings on the the buildings Are to be of masonry with Brick which formed last has applied for a Farmers Home administration loan to cover land digging Wells on the Hill at the South Edge of the construction and operating expenses for the first the application was submitted earlier this month and is waiting for approval by the state Cha according to each president Gloria last fridays each meeting was attended by George Moyle of the county housing which had approached the Everett nonprofit group concerning possible Purchase of the land option by the county authority for one of its housing each members said they intended to proceed with their own the Penn Central line to Bedford from the North and the secondary track from Bedford to Dallas were included in the final rail reorganization plan presented to Congress the railway associations preliminary plan had included the Hollidaysburg Bedford but not the Miles connecting with the Everett a concerted Effort by government officials and local businessmen convinced Usra the line to Everett should be included in the track will become part of the reorganized railroads if Congress approves the final systems a 12yearold Johnstown injured in an Accident sunday that claimed the life of her was reported in critical condition in the intensive care unit at Johnstown memorial Heidi Ann Trabold sustained head and an Appeal for made for donations of negative blood for her Hospital officials said 0negative could also be used and that both were in Low Supply at the Johnstown regional blood the Accident took place on route 56 five Miles West of Pleasantville when the westbound car driven by Robert went out of ran off the right Side of the Road and struck a Somerset county Coroner Wilbur Miller said 4yearold James Scott a passenger in the front seat of the died of head and Chest injuries and Shock the boy was pronounced dead on arrival at Windber Hospital at 40 minutes after the the father was admitted to the intensive care unit of Johnstown mercy where he was being treated for cuts and Brush and was listed in guarded three other passengers were treated at they were Tina Maria and Joseph and Michael neighbors of the and All 7years state police could not confirm information that Trabold May have swerved to miss a Small animal that ran onto the july 1975 the Everett school Board tuesday morning gave its a Wayne Franks of Buchart authority to proceed with elementary and secondary building the Board did not choose which of five alternatives it Hopes to proceed with the preliminary ideas were first presented in april 1974 and were detailed on costs last the Board also named Perry and Lonergan of Pittsburgh As its Bond counsel on the building in another building approval was Given for a change order that hopefully will make the Driver education building located behind the High school the architect and Birch of had installed pillars in the Center of the which we rent in the plans and which made it impossible to use the fabricated the change will be done at no Cost to the District Buchart and Birch will work out the Cost Between according to the and the modifications include a steel column at either end and a beam running the length of the building the roof Structure will be modified to cover the preliminary drawings were also presented on use of the former Caro building just purchased by the the por Tion of the building that once was an Auto showroom will be made into administrative offices and a Board room modifications will be made to Cut the size of the Large showroom the rest of the garage Structure will be for storage costs and More specific plans will be acted on Joseph Summerville of Jefferson was hired tuesday As principal of Everett High sum has been assistant and acting High school Prin Cipal at Brookville since his salary at Everett was set at ten persons were interviewed for the replacing Joseph who Bedford police officer Charwin Reichelderfe was presented with a citation of Merit monday nigh by Borough Council president Sheldon the from the Borough and signed by mayor was awarded for Reichelde fers excellent police procedure in the apprehension of a Man who had committed a serious violation of the uniform firearms act on july the 26yearold Norman Kano if of was arrested in a parked car on Railroad Street he had an a permitted revolver in his the which was presented at a meeting of the councils police stated that through Diligence and attention to Reichelderfe did an out standing Job in police procedure in keeping with the highest ideals and traditions of police a Fivey Earold new Paris boy was reported in satisfactory condition at Bedford where he was admitted monday evening for treatment of abrasions and lacerations differed when struck by a state police said the Accident occurred in new Paris when Jeffrey Amick ran into the Road in front of a parked darting into the path of a northbound car on route the Driver of the car was identified Ai Robert of new Paris damage to the car waa aet at Bedford firemen were called tuesday evening to the Turnpike interchange where a car carriers had caught the fire was quickly a spectacular Accident on route so weit of Breezewood tarty tuesday resulted in but Only minor i Juriw to the operator of a steel truck that plunged Down a 78foot pm Roger of waa to tatty at Bedford state police Laid Wick Wai we bound and negotiating a right curve about m Milat from on Page 3

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