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Bedford Inquirer (Newspaper) - August 20, 1971, Bedford, Pennsylvania
Established 8 Bedford what is a county fair different for everyone even in these Days of instant entertainment when everyone is jaded with the Best of televisions far roving a county fair is a family people plan their Summers around save for and attend it every its a lot of to a lot of people the fair is a boy saving his Money for a and blowing most of it in five minutes at the first two one with a Row of fringed or a and one with pizza the fair is purple 50 cent Cotton thirty kinds of music going at once along the and wondering How the kids endure the dust and debris in Bare something for Young and old at the fair for thousands in an the fair is a asleep in his fathers As people stand and gossip near time to leave for Home its a shy farm boy leading his steer around the before a crowd of old one of whom is going to buy his its his sudden recognition that the auctioneers staccato chant has produced a number like meaning Hes going to get Good Money for the months of labor Hes put in their eyes Light up and they begin to look people marvelled at the new a handsome Concrete Structure which replaced the rickety old wooden last years the rest have tidy and the grandstand is another step towards modern up the viewing is the fair is an spotting the telltale signs of a Bull being led to the baby beef Competition by a hopeful Young Back to the says the and the boy turns without a word to Lead the animal the fair is a mystery woman from probably no mystery at but about whom no one knows except that she brings in dozens of entries which win dozens of prizes at the exhibition the fair is a new Dairy products Booth in the barn something Treyve talked about for to promote Dairy products and provide a refreshment the fair is a new twist like the Bicentennial in Redan Dwhite jackets and Straw serenading Early grandstand patrons thursday with big band hits of earlier and the Happy announcement that the band will continue through another the fair is a competent Young rider like Ann leading All those Tough old harness horse Drivers to the and its the flying Manes of the horses when they just As Treyve been racing for decades see some stuck up jockey boy on Dan with state there racing the fair is a family winning bicycles two years in a that happened to Jim Susan Windber re won the other other prizes and their winners were Mike a guitar Wendy new a Turtle Jody Cen a Skunk Marilyn Stoystown re a Pillow Gloria Bedford re a fish Mark on Page 2 Artemas Cycle Driver killed an Artemas rd1 Man was dead on arrival at county Hospital Friday night following a motorcycle crash near this Small Community tucked into the county Southeastern killed was John cause of death listed As a Frac tured state police said the Accident occurred on legislative 05009 at 7 police said the kickstand on Clingerman motorcycle was apparently not locked into the kickstand struck the pavement when he at tempted a left they causing the Bike to flip the Bike landed on Clinger Man and skidded into a the fatality was the third involving motorcycle riders in a two Everett area men were killed last sunday when their Cycle struck a car on mile level East of Stephen son of Altoona mayor William escaped injury in a trocar Accident at saturday on 220 near the Turnpike interchange North of state police said a North bound car driven by Rudolph of new veered from the left Lane to the right Lane on the 4 Lane Highway and struck prospers also travelling there were no injuries in a crash saturday when an Auto driven North on a legislative route two Miles East of Artemas by Roger re 2 Clearville collided with a southbound car operated by James police trailer Sleeper Rudel awakened Williard Foreman of six mile run got a rude Awakening sunday night at when a car driven by Anthony of Riddlesburg slammed into his House state police said Foreman was sleeping in an end bedroom of the trailer and that the car struck the trailer Headon caving in the bedroom both Foreman and Gamly escaped the Accident occurred in rain on 05069 about on half mile East of police said Gailys East bound car went off the berm while rounding a bounced off an crossed the Road and struck the Gamly was charged with driving too fast for damage totalled John re 4 escaped injury at sunday when his car struck an embankment while attempting to avoid another state police said Morgret was driving North on 326 three Miles North of Charlesville when he veered off the Road to avoid an unidentified southbound his Auto went out of crossed the Highway and struck the police Chitwood rocket hurls pyrotechnics state police on the Turnpike were trying to uns Narl a traffic Jam created by construction and what they termed exceptionally heavy traffic monday of police said there were no but traffic was backed up five Miles in either direction and moving very the backlog was aggravated by three crossovers for resurfacing Between the Bedford Midway and the Turnpike a Coin involving an unknown amount of was stolen from the Richard Bailey residence at re 1 Schellsburg tuesday police reported police said thieves entered the House sometime Between 4 and 10 two Everett area juveniles absent since july 26 state police Are searching for two Everett re 1 juvenile boys missing since july police said the Mark Anthony and Gary Wayne disappeared from their Homes july 26 and were last seen along the Ray town Branch near Saxton the pair were reportedly going to hike along the River until they were beyond boundaries and then hitch hike to parts police said the boys had been arrested for burglary july 24 and were awaiting disposition by Bedford juvenile court when they
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