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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - August 21, 1987, Bedford, Pennsylvania Jonq Maer combined with the Everett Republican established 1812 175th year 1 198 uspsm772000 single copy 35 cents fair buyers generous its hard to find a softer place to rest a weary head than on the Side of a wooly Here Shaun Styer left and Tanner Waltemire find Rusty Styers Rambouillet Ewe a Fine place to take a Short break from a Busy no one donates like Bedford acknowledged auctioneer Clayton Winebark As the crowd at saturdays Junior Market livestock Sale at the Bedford fair applauded one More in a string of 21 generous gestures by area Dick owner of let rents surmised at sales end that hed bought enough animals to Stock a yet he kept Only one for his family Letrent paid for seven animals that he donated to area nursing Homes and to the 4h building let rents largesse reached Well in to the championship lineup As he bid a whopping a Pound for the Reserve grand Champion hog shown by Richie Emerick of that might be the highest Price Reserve Champion Ive Ever Winebark that Bill tallied for the entry that Letrent donated to pen Knoll Village nursing the pharmacist offered a hand some a Pound for the Champion middleweight Lamb exhibited by Gwendolyn Gray of Schellsburg re earning the 4her Letrent asked that the Lamb be with the proceeds going to the 4h building hosts restaurant of Bedford paid a Pound during that round of giving the fund browsers rest Home of Manns Choice received from Letrent a steer raised by Steve Fritz of Manns Choice re 1 while Letrent designated Donahoe Manor of bed Ford recipient of a steer raised by Jim Fisher of Bedford re Letrent purchased and donated three lambs to other nursing care paying for Jerome Harclerode entry that will be Given to mile level for Mike Smiths Lamb donated to Rainsburg Home for the and for a Lamb raised by Shannen Lafferty and Given to flukes rest memorial Hospital of Bedford county will serve up prize Lamb and beef from the thanks to three misstate Bank of Bedford entered the winning bid of a Pound for the grand Champion Market Lamb shown by Beth Barkley of Manns Choice re paying a total for the entry and donating it to the Thomas exhibitors like not location by Terry Kanari staff writer Many vendors in the new exhibition building at the Fairgrounds say the structures location away from the fairs mainstream is a source of some also criticized management for not marking the or advertising its presence on the vendors interviewed thursday praised the new buildings Large space and Arall of said its location on the East Side of the Midway leaves a lot to be vendors Arent real Happy because they cant get enough peo ple to explained Donna Hagenbuch from her memorial Hospital of Bedford county they feel the building is off the beaten Between it and the backs of the Midway structures Are the old Road to the parking the new Road from the main Gates does go around the it seems that people have to go out of their Way to get she adding the building ought to have been situated closer to the race track or i dont know if that was but this is what the vendors Are Tell ing she it should have been closer to the Hagenbuch wondered Why management has not made a greater Effort to publicize the new theres not enough she i just think the average person coming to the who Doest read the just Doest know its Jim representing Gerome echoed Hagenbuch feel Ings inside his although Here for the first Grimm Felt the building is a Little too far removed from the main traffic of the he noted its a very Nice and praised manage ment for providing sufficient electrical Power to All the it would have been bet on Page 8 More people were visiting the now commercial exhibition building at the Bedford fair on Friday after but some exhibitors were not Happy with the location of the big Mustard coloured building at the extreme Eastern Edge of the the building is Well in keeping it and Well the old Hall along the race track Between the Midway and barn area this year is Only being used for individual Premium and Only the newer half of that building is in use with displays from applesauce to Hoover promises better 88 Jake general manager of the Bedford county is sym pathetic to vendors complaints about the new commercial exhibition building and promised Friday to make some changes before next years Hoover said he is aware of com plaints regarding the new structures site away from the mid and Lack of Public awareness of its hew he stressed management is planning to take action to improve the responding to vendors allegation of the buildings Remote Hoover this was the Best location available for the new Many factors were taken into consideration before any decision was he among the new location offers ample space for vendors to unload their and gives them much space to he at the old Many vendors experienced problems get Ting to their Hoover located near the visitors parking Hoover added management Felt people would have a difficult time avoiding the building since they would pass it on their Way up to the Hoover admitted Lack of signs May have caused Many fair visitors to be unaware of the new exhibition Hoover also had plans on How to attract More people to the new building at next years manage ment will try to place More nonfood outdoor commercial he sex in Hopes of creating More he Felt the building alone int retaining peo ple in that of Bedford followed bidding a Pound for the Reserve grand Champion a 117pounder raised by Gwendolyn Thomas paid first National Bank of Everett added beef on the hospitals menu when it donated a steer weighing 1245 raised by to Jay of Artemas re buyers generosity extended to the Bedford Volunteer fire company As american outfitters of Bedford paid an applause making a Pound for the grand Champion Market hog shown by Steve Winegardner of Manns Choice re 1 and gave it to the the local store wrote a Check for for the prize Beamer paid a Dollar a Pound for the county bred Champion a entry shown by Matt knee of roaring Spring re and donated it to the Bedford misstate Bank bid a Pound paying a total for a Market Lamb raised by Jim Heit of Bedford re then asked that the entry be resold to Benefit the 4h building in the second round bidding Bedford Lawn and Garden service upped the original Price to a netting the fund United commercial travellers paid for a steer raised by Clif Ford Sphon of Clearville and announced As it has during the past 15 it will sell chances on the steer with the proceeds Benefit Ting retarded two additional handicapped groups will thanks to winning bids and donations by Thomas Allen of Allen paid for a Market hog raised by Jill Anderson and earmarked it for the annual special olympics held at Everett area High he also paid for Cory Imes Market donating it for resale to Aid friends of the Tri county packing of Claysburg then paid for the on Page 8 waste spill angers Imler by Bill Clark staff writer waste material spilled from a slaughterhouse Tanker in Imler has residents upset and Der looking into the a converted milk Tanker hauls a Load of Tankage a mixture of waste products and water from Valley packing in Kimmel to a farm in Lincoln where the material is the truck passes through in King township on the on several occasions in recent material from the Tanker has spilled onto the Roadway at the Imler creating a foul smelling mess that has drawn flies and according to local the first time it happened it was just but said Nellie whose House sits on the Imler this time it shot out solid the odor is terrible and comes in the i eat my for the second time in two Imler area firefighters hosed Down the Roadway to remove the liquid soap was applied to help reduce the it was stinking pretty King township supervisor Gerald Mowry Mowry said the truck was returning from the when the material leaked out of the a Small Pool of the material formed where the truck stopped at the then created a narrow line of waste for about 75 or 80 feet around the the supervisors contacted the department of environmental resources Altoona where officials agreed to Check on the mat Der told the supervisors that they should have an ordinance controlling the disposal of animal but a Farmer quickly pointed out the problems such a regulation would make in an agricultural Mowry described the spillage pro Blem As recklessness because it has happened several i hate to see but if its let go who knows where wed Der spokesman Frank fair in Harrisburg confirmed that the department is looking into the mat fair said that although no per Mit is needed to transport slaughterhouse he was unsure whether a permit is needed for fair said that if a health Hazard is posed by the Der can take Steps to ensure Safe Larry whose owns Valley said Der had contacted the firm wednesday about the Weyandt characterized the incident As pro Bably someones in leaving a valve open on the Weyandt indicated the problem the packing firm now does its own hauling of the waste product to a Lincoln township farm about five Miles from the pack ing in the a private con tractor hauled the Tankage for the the Small packing Plant is located along on the Road from Imler to sprout Weyandt said toe Plant processes about 300 animals a mostly according to the unidentified Driver of the Tanker was told of the spills occurring at Imler about four to six weeks i have nothing against just what Hes she Mowry said if the supervisors Arent satisfied with the outcome of the Altoona offices be in Contact with har the problem just cant be washed away by the All they do is Wash it to the its still Roudabush Coaldale has limited water use by Terry Kanari staff writer Coaldale the Coaldale six mile run water reports Little contamination is left in its water but warns customers against using it for drinking and food Bernie said Der reported Friday it has found the system to be virtually free from any police is still searching for the responsible for the contamination which occurred someone poured gasoline in to the Hofnar said recent tests showed Only one household having a very Small amount of contaminant in the which now comes from a deep ground the system is virtually cleaned Hofnar despite another major pro Blem has water currently being pumped from the deep Well has been found to contain an unhealthy concentration of minerals hazardous for human As a the water ban in the Coaldale area is still in effect until further Hofnar residents Are urged to bring their water from two water but Falos located in or from nearby any Spring water must be thoroughly boiled before the corporation is working diligently to rid its water of the the action is necessary so that chlorination can take an essential procedure before the water can be used for human consumption Hofnar want optimistic that will be done and warned it May never in not optimistic that 1 can Ever treat that water he As a the corporation is lock ing into an alternative water consisting of shallow groundwater from the Brewster water officials Are presently in the of design work of a possible new and Are performing tests to determine the Quality and Quantity of the water

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