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Bedford Inquirer (Newspaper) - August 6, 1971, Bedford, Pennsylvania
The Bedford inquirer combined with the Everett Republican established Bedford county faithfully for 158 published every thursday by the inquirer printing 130 South Juliana second class postage paid at Edward managing editor subscription rates per year delivered by mail in Bedford county per year delivered by mail in zones 1 and 2 outside zones 1 and member of the National editorial association affiliated with the Pennsylvania newspaper publishers and the society of Pennsylvania newspaper the Bedford inquirer is an Independent newspaper with a mind of its own it will speak in its own Way for the Good of Bedford Hack to yesteryear Catholic Steeple hit by lightning 40years ago do you know you can buy a new Pontiac equipped and delivered in Pepples garage the Steeple of Thomas Catholic Church was shattered by a Bolt of lightning in a Brief but violent the Shock was Felt for Walter Well known Young Carpenter and Painter died of injuries after being thrown from a horse at the Jerome popular Farmer along the old Cumberland Road just South of died of in juries after he was kicked by a a family of gypsies is camping on the Arnold property on the North 30 years ago a searching party combed the mountains above Crystal Springs for 10 hours before locating Williams of who became lost while picking Pennsylvania Story lets play games leakmanship9 by Mason editor Pennsylvania news service columnists notebook after this May not have been precisely the intent of legislative democrats running the show in both the Senate and House of representatives but that the Way its been working out in this latest tax go around As the question of the tax awaits the outcome of the budget it will be recalled that Back in the Spring when Newin office governor Milton Jerrold Shapp somewhat haughtily proclaimed that he wanted his income tax passed Post haste to provide him with billion in new spending he did not have his budgetary prospectus cries of protest were raised at that time including this columns decrying the demand for an increase in taxpayer without any sort of blueprint As to where the new Money was to or for that matter where it was even to Pennsylvania businessman turned governor replied with equal hauteur and obvious irritation that his modes Operand was even in my this is about As a Businesslike As you can in the operation of no business determines its expenditures for programs until adequate financing has been a curfew on sales of gasoline Between the hours of 7 arranged and 7 was Standard Oil on the unquestionably that the Turnpike complied with the order of Harold As Way Shapp operated his did most local Gas a new Ben Franklin store opened in the Weisel private per private but operating the Public business with Public funds Bedford civic Leader and founder of Doest work out that As his new excellency is now finding this time around on the income tax merry ground House democratic leaders Rininger near Fishertown leveling the have been insisting on holding up tax deliberations until the budgetary spending Issue has Gas prices were Cut by As much As five cents below been ironed decidedly Normal in As service stations waged a Price contrary to the governors Robert Clapper introduced legislation against Gas Price v r we i v i i we i i the flickers died at the age of 20 years ago lightning set fire to a barn owned by Quentin business Way of doing kudos in a hefty thump on the Back certainly is in order for Vince onetime associated press Capitol Hill newsman and More recently Public relations aide to controlling Senate who for the first time in the Long history of Pennsylvania Senate has come up with a Toth Point weekly analysis of Bills As they appear on the Senate the idea is not an detailed breakdown of the As Montgomery county representative Daniel Beren said Back in March when Shapp was adamantly demanding his tax bite before spelling out where he needed it it is sheer arrogance for a governor to ask Penn through their to give him All the tax raising Revenue he asks for without so Muchas requiring him to state How he will spend even one Penny of such Bills but rather a simple fast reference digest of what each Bill Calls for with critical specifics spelled something most senators now Are finding one for the land manager of in a report to the state game commission unquestionably has a hairy one to he reports that a Hunter was explaining to some friends in a local tavern Why he had not bagged a Gobbler during the noting that regulations specify that Only turkeys Are to quote land manager wat sons report this Nimrod reported seeing several Birds but said he was unable to spot any beards hanging from their so he didst shoot upcoming deadlines August is the last Day for newcomers to Pennsylvania to establish residence to be eligible to vote in the november 2 general while August 9 is the last Day for candidates nominated in the Spring primary by writ Eins or stickers to pay their filing fee and file their loyalty the Bedford Gazette published a special 8page supplement marking the opening of the memorial Hospital of Bedford which pictured various areas of the j year ago draft extended Washington up House Senate negotiators broke a monthlong impasse on a Vietnam withdrawal amendment Friday and approved a Bill providing a two year Extension of the nations classified Bulldozer scraper operator trainees needed experience helpful but not we will average earnings exceed for immediate application write in heavy equipment 1529 Triplett or Call 15x7292w Auto owners front end steering problems and fast on front tires easily corrected by most modern and efficient visualizer equipment in this reasonable prices and terms if better Brake 651 East Pitt 5tf septic tank cleaning fast efficient service 7332948 or 7332951 formerly Millers sap tie cleaning build a Kingsberry Home of your Choice on the lot of your and farm Home financing Model Home shown by appoint Call Blair for responsible party to take Over a spinet easy terms Avail can be seen write credit Box Ohio lx7224t Recap your worn new tire mileage one Day service expert work Manship and better tires sales 651 Pitt bed brakes refined expert Drums cylinders re guaranteed state inspection Sta better tires sales 651 Pitt Farmers we special ize in tractor tire service on the farm if special prices on new the better tires sales 651 Pitt Bedford act now toy gift party work now til High missions plus Cash Call or write santas Telephone 1 203 also Book ing 7x7222t police were probing another shootout in the Hynd Man after the Windshield of police chief main driving started again on the Miller Oil Well near Nicks car was Oil Over 170 girl scouts and brownies attended Day Camp at Shawnee state Park during the Flash flooding of Texas run damaged Many Homes in the area and created a traffic Jam when Pitt Street was new and officials of the South Penn expressed High to years ago Hartley National Bank held open House to Mark extensive improvements of its mystery Telephone Calls were proving increasingly irritating to county the late night the Large windows were smashed at the driven often of a threatening seemed entered in the Dairy in East end in the third act of Osterburg and Fishertown vandalism modernization began in the basement of the bed Ford county court to provide More vault space n ii and make the tax office More accessible neighbourhood youth corps workers were employed a at Shawnee state Park in various jobs of painting up a modern new Post office opened to the Public at and fixing up new Colvin Wright was a Delegate to the annual the Harclerode family was made homeless conference on uniform state when fire gutted their trailer near housewives evenings free earn 25 Demon Strating toys and gifts with the highest paying party compare our program and color Cata log before making any other no no invest Call 7663393 or write toy ladies party no age take charge of Pennsylvania protected High commission and bonuses Call on 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