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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - December 5, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania December Bedford combined with the Everett Republican established 1812 serving Bedford county faithfully for 162 published every thursday by the inquirer printing 424 West Penn second class postage paid at editor subscription rates per year in per year per year outside the member of the National editorial association affiliated with the Pennsylvania newspaper publishers and the society of Pennsylvania newspaper the Bedford county inquirer is an Independent newspaper with a mind of its it will speak in its own Good Way for the Good of Bedford editorial crime crisis it is impossible to View the most recent Fri release of crime statistics in the United states with any degree of that the crime rate in America has been climbing is Well recognized but now that the figures for the year 1974 have been compiled and it turns out that the actual crime rate is far worse than Many people had previously the record shows that in criminals killed More than people and stole property Worth the value of the loot stolen is More than the entire budget for the department of and More than twice what it takes to run the City of Chicago for an entire the statistics recorded by the with the assistance of local police departments throughout the United shows that there were increases for All sections of the country and for All seven crime categories measured larceny and vehicle violent crimes against and assault accounted for More than on half million of the reported perhaps most shocking of All is the realization that while the population of the United states increased by about per cent during the rate of crime increased 18 per or fifteen times faster than the Rise in for the past 14 the rate of crime has gone up every the rate of crime is More than 400 per cent greater than it was in if there Are no easy there Are some obvious it is Clear that whatever we have been doing to combat crime in the last 14 and that apparently includes it int one of the crime solutions we have had foisted on us during the past at a Cost of millions of taxpayer has been slum Clear an government sociologists assured us that criminals were caused by and that by moving folks let us dwellings with into apartments with fancy we would create better of we know what the vaunted Public housing units quickly became new and crime we cant get away from another nagging fact that while the crime rate has been going the percentage of families actively participating in and been going is there a connection int it time for us to find out Bedford cancer society plans Ball Victor Maffucci of Bedford conducted his first Board of directors meeting since being elected president of the Bedford county unit of the american cancer society at the fort Bedford inn in Bedford on Maffucci succeeds Legrand Perce of Bedford As other officers elected previously and assuming their duties monday evening Are Thelma Steele of Vic president and Raymond Pensyl of Legrand Perce was elected to the office of treasurer succeeding the late Clemmons Johnson who had held the Post for the past 21 the Board passed a Resolution to be sent to Johnson citing the out standing service Johnson gave to the Bedford county unit acs during his tenure in the Board elected Rita Feather of Union township to a two year term As director and la Verne Rawlings of Hyndman to a oneyear Larry of miss Kay mat of East Clair and Joanne Koontz of Everett had been elected to three year terms on the units Board of directors and Harriette Bradley of Bedford township to a oneyear other directors who were reelected at the june meeting were Paul Detwiler Bedford James Bedford Victor Maffucci Kenneth Hyndman Nellie South old picture album rambles in Ray town the Little red its been written but we Felt it might Bear in the modern sequel to the Story of the Little red Hen lies a modern parallel Worth underscoring once upon a there was a Little red Hen who scratched about and uncovered some grains of she called her barnyard neighbors and if we work together and Plant this we will have some Fine bread to who will help me Plant the wheat not said the not said the not said the then 1 said the Little red and she the wheat grew tall and ripened into Golden who will help me reap my wheat asked the Little red not said the out of my said the id lose my said the id lose my unemployment said the then it came time to bake the that overtime for said the in a dropout and never Learned said the id lose my welfare said the if in the Only one that said the then i said the Little red and she she baked five loaves of Fine bread and held them All up for the neighbors to they All wanted demanded a but the red Hen i can rest for a while and eat the five loaves excess cried the capitalistic screamed the company grunted the equal yelled the and they hurriedly painted picket signs and marched around the Little red Hen we shall and they for when the Farmer he you must not be Little red look at the oppressed look at the disadvantaged look at the underprivileged look at the less fortunate you Are guilty of making second class citizens of said the Little red i earned the said the Wise that is the wonderful free Enterprise system anybody in the barnyard can earn As much As he you should be Happy to have this in other youd have to give All five loaves to the Here you give four loaves to your suffering and they lived happily Ever including the Little red who smiled and clucked i am i am but her neighbors wondered Why she never baked any More deed transfers Woodbury Lavern East Clair and Charles the unit approved a special Christmas Ball for 27 at the Bedford elks country music will be provided by the popular Bedford county Bicentennial band under the leadership of David 1975 crusade chairman for Bedford announced that this years crusade raised its All time High amount of who has agreed to serve his third term As Bedford county crusade chairman in stated that it is the intention of the unit to train the Doort door volunteers in breast self examination prior to their visitations and then to give such training to those women in the county who Are interested in this lifesaving program after the april 1976 organization for the 1976 crusade will be with a District chairmen meeting in the fourth annual Bedford county miss Hope contest will be held at 8 at the fort Bedford miss Alice Hart is reigning miss Hope of Bedford As part of the activities the annual crusade and service awards will be presented to those volunteers throughout the county who have made outstanding contributions within the past year to the cause of cancer Arnold Wayne Oaks Al to Stanley Oaks Hopewell John Weidman Al to Cook Bedford Gerald Reed us to George Reed Liberty Palmer skipper us to Janet Hopewell John Batzel us to David Witmer Iii 2 lots along route 26 in Hopewell Arthur Kensinger us to Mary Elizabeth Woodbury Ivan Wigfield us to Van Hesson and lot along route 26 in West Providence James Carper us to Kenneth Thompson lot on main Woodbury Daniel Baughman us to Liberty Joseph dolt us to deed of Liberty Clinton Roades to Liberty George Miller Al to Liberty Howard Leydig us to Terry Jordan Londonderry Rodney Kaufman us to Paul Vensel lot on North Thomas bed Ford David press us to William Barber Broad top Pearl Kirchner Al by to Franklin Twigg Hyndman Stephen Tarmasewicz us to Vernon Weaverling lot on route Snake Spring Grace Crissey to Frank Persavich lot on South Richard Bedford Roy Snyder us to Robert Yoder Monroe Ray Ash to Helen Bowser Bedford Raymond Eller us to David Poleck 2 Hopewell Lillian Miller Al to Norman Miller Liberty Charles Woodrow elites us to Woodrow Londonderry Georee Kenzev us to Larry Shaffer Napier Evelyn May Leach now Evelyn May Ahman or to Mary Elizabeth Scalia quitclaim deed in Hopewell Elizabeth Scalia by to James Corbin 9 acres along route David and Stella seated behind their elegant Juliana probably 50 years ago tales of the Allegheny Foothills our Boros and Hopewell Raymond Shaffer by to John Shaffer 2 lots on Clarence Street in Hynd Man Joseph Matrey us to Leroy Franklin Twigg Londonderry Harry Eshelman us to Kenneth Valentine West Providence Robert Weicht us to James South Woodbury Fay Leydig us to Delos Carpenter 3 lots on first Avenue in Hyndman John Mccoy us to James Shroyer Londonderry Juliette Snelman to Owen Bohn Manns Choice John Caro Al by District director of internal Revenue to Ivan Hopewell and West Providence Terrace Howell us to Terry Ackland Bedford Barbara Ahlburn to Valley trucking Hyndman Stanley Woodside us to Paul Mcclay East Providence Joseph Miller Al to Randall Hoover King Fred Stemmerick us to Randall Hoover King Helen who was Helen to Donald Cunningham Bedford Helen Livingston Al to Donald Cunningham Bedford licensed to wed Henry Homer Everett re and Joy Adele Everett re 2 Daniel George new Paris re and Karen Diane Alum Bank re 1 Chris Alan Alum Bank re and Tammy Jeanne Alum Bank re 1 James Luria Artemas re and Sarah Randolph Artemas re 1 Steven Allen new Enterprise re and Vicki Lee new Paris re 1 Norman Eugene Corle and Jean Carol Kenneth Calvin Bedford re and Nancy Carol Bedford re 5 Robert Hillegass Bedford re and Janet Mildred Altoona Daniel Leroy Hyndman re and Carrol Ann Buffalo Mills re Many times we have been asked when was a certain township or Borough for to answer these and Many we have tried to list them As they were formed during the past boroughs and townships not listed Here were formed after the town of Bedford was Laid out in it was incorporated As a Borough in Bedford and Colerain townships were formed in followed by Cumberland Valley in the next year 1773 Hopewell township was it originally included what is now Broad Liberty and a part of by Vaughn whisker Huntingdon in the 1780s we find two new Providence formed in which adjoined Hopewell on the South took in the Eastern part of the county including part of the present Day Fulton Londonderry township was formed in in 1794 Clair was formed in the North Western Section of the new in and joined Providence in the it was not until 1812 that the next was formed in the Western in 1834 Broad top township was formed out of Hopewell and Union township from South Woodbury was created in 1838 and formerly nine mile was incorporated As a Borough the same Monroe township was formed in Harrison and Liberty township in in 1849 Middle Woodbury was it no longer later this territory was formed into two sub Woodbury and South in the 1850s we found there were five Juniata township in was formed from parts of Harrison and Providence township was divided into forming East and West Providence in the town of located in Colerain was incorporated into a Borough in 1856 and in the following year 1857 Snake Spring was formed from parts of Colerain and West Providence in i860 the town of bloody run was followed by Coaldale in Saxton became a Borough in 1866 As did Blairsville in the next year 1868 Woodbury township was formed and the town of Woodbury became a the largest number of subdivisions took place in the the first was in 1871 when Pleasantville was incorporated As a in 1873 bloody run became Everett Borough and in 1875 the Large area of Clair township was divided into East and three new townships were added in they were out of Mann and the last of this period was it was incorporated As a Borough in but in december of that year it was changed to these were the civil subdivisions that com prised Bedford county a Century Bock to yesteryear Slot machines hit at service station 40 years ago Robert of Bedford was named assistant maintenance superintendent in the Bedford county division of the Pennsylvania department of High thirty five new which will eventually employ were announced by Banks director of spa District ii which includes Bedford the sons of the american legion Squadron in stalled with George Heit As Sherman Mowery first lieutenant and William Heit specials for thanksgiving at a foreheads Market included Libby mincemeat 19 cents beef 23 cents Ripe 4 25 cents pork 25 the Board of directors of the new first National Bank in Bedford authorized payment of a 50 cent dividend for each share to each stockholder of record after a successful first game Warden Dittmar reports More than 200 wild turkeys were killed since the opening of the 30 years ago state police confiscated several Slot machines at an Everett service a diligent search is being since police suspect Many others Are in be Fords football team placed seventh in the with an impressive 3296 scoring record in ten Fisher and Faust were named to the Allstar seven Large buses conveyed japanese internet at the Bedford Springs hotel to where they boarded a train for the West As the group was leaving the a Small fire broke and one of the Federal guards died of a heart attack As he rushed to extinguish miss Margaret Lessig has resumed teaching in Altoona after being Home for several members of the Bedford school Board reelected Cress Reiley As president and Martha Heckerman As Walter Allen is treasurer and miss Pearl Secretary non other members Are Selmer and 20 years ago Issac Wareham and Wilt were named to the county school Board As school directors of the county held their annual convention at Chestnut Ridge High Charles supervising principal of Bedford who recently retired to accept a similar Post in the Susquehanna ended his tenure at Bedford this for the first time in the history of the the names of 305 women were placed in the jury wheel from which jurors will be drawn during River water began flowing into the Bedford water Supply in Quantity As the Wolfsburg pumping station went into operation on an 8hour per Day the temperature in Bedford had dropped to 9 degrees above Zero at 1 and was expected to drop As King Winter paid an Early four More outdated Rural schools from the Everett join Southern school system were sold at Public to years ago Feight Brothers construction company neared completion of the West Street sewage project in the project was started in a Young thief who threatened and then robbed Aji elderly woman at the Mountain View inn on Black Oak Ridge North of Bedford was quickly apprehended by state police at a Roadblock near George Lincoln self appointed father of the nazi party in the was in Bedford briefly White three of his storm troopers were tried on firearm charges the Board of directors of the Bedford county memorial Hospital honoured Paul Detwyler and Hunjo Frear with distinguished service the awards were the first Ever presented by the workmen were scheduled to begin installation of conveyors at the Everite door North of the Plant is presently at 30 per cent popular Everett insurance Man Luther was killed in an Early morning Auto Accident near Sleighter farm Between Bedford and Everett on Cessna was alone in the car when he apparently fell asleep at the 1 year ago Kristi Conner of Everett was the Winner of the Breck hairstyling award in the Pennsylvania Junior miss pageant held in Over the a fire of undetermined origin gutted the Blairsville Home of and Wayne the dulls had Only recently purchased the Alice Hartman of 144 West Pitt Street was chosen miss Hope of Bedford county for 197475 As the Bedford county chapter of the american cancer society honoured 61 area individuals for their contributions to the local cancer Santa Claus arrived in Santa came town at 7 escorted by the Bedford Candy was provided to children who talked to at the Bedford county residents got a Chance to see the county jail looks like from the the jail was opened to the Public for an open House by sheriff Wayne Manspeaker and and Jack Warden and Matron at the county Santa Claus arrived in Bedford to the Delight of Over children who lined up nearly a Block to see Saint v

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