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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - February 7, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania Combined with the Ever eff Republican established 162nd year 33 Bedford inquire Everett Republican february 1975 single copy ten cents younger than springtime Arnolds observe 60 years wed it All began with a evening service in the parsonage of Johns reformed Church in Bedford january they had walked to the and they walked Home together through the january Snow that to the grooms Home along Sunnyside where they would live until their own Home was finished later that and the Telephone wires hummed above it was so the Bride we just wanted to get the year started off the Groom says with the merry twinkle in his Eye that has earned him so Many this the George Arnolds of Bedford rd1 celebrated their 60th wedding year with a special anniversary dinner Given by their five children at the country Squire restaurant in nearly 30 attended the and Over 100 were there afterwards for an honorary open As the Mel Walper put it so it was for two of our Young George and the former Stella daughter of George and Cristina Hyde Ernest of Anderson Street in were married by the Albert Eyler on that snowy january evening in both have been lifelong members of the United Church of there were six children to the marriage and All of Bedford Hazel Gates and both of and one Earnest who died in in there Are today five three and four and despite what Are today Silver threads among the they Are much As they were worst mistake i Ever the Groom tells drawing Only a Well practice Wink from the Little lady across the it will take More than that to ruffle the Veteran of 60 and he knows i told her just the other lived with you sixty and now in going to Trade you and i said Good the Little woman finally her soft face creased in a familiar but we talked it the Groom con and she decided it was too cold to put me so she decided to stay until after my birthday want much i could do in he i actually started thinking about getting myself a new Cook last november when my granddaughter Young Martha Arnold was i thought maybe we could have a double he will Tell you that when the former Stella Earnest came Down the Steps for the wedding that wearing one of her new she looked so i thought id keep and so it is with the George two Happy youngsters walking Home together through the they would live at the Arnold family Home through november of that when their own Home nearby was finally with his already a Well known local con George himself built and in had started it before they were i built the Cage even before i had the he smiles but it was november when they finally went to housekeeping in the new trimmed especially by George in Oak and his materials then Cost him just a thousand for Frame compared to a Price which ranges from to a thousand but they have lived in it although Stella often expressed a desire to be closer to and old friends on an Derson George had begun contracting with his the late William before they were and had worked two years As House Carpenter at the Royal Poinciana hotel in fort after they were they Rose at 5 each morning to fire up the old Kitchen stove for and George walked to carrying his tools in a homemade wooden Box Down along Sunnyside Road to he is proud of the two Dale and who have followed him in the working with him until he retired at the age of just 13 years a third Don is a High school band instructor at Kenwood senior High school in where also lives and a a Painter in the Bedford before their Stella had worked As shorthand stenographer for Americus Enfield and John she also played the piano in the old silent film Days at the Early William Crummell theater where Fritz electric is and the George Biser theater where Koontz music stands she As a Telephone operator in the Days when United Telephone was located Over maurices department and was managed by that the reason she talks so the Groom rocking Back in merriment in his favorite i beat you if i the Bride two Young people walking Home together in those very Early the couple bought solid Black Walnut Dresser and they paid just for and have it yet George and his father built the first House aside from the old farm to stand in of Meadowbrook the Home where the old Fries family lives they were i to build one of the first in the Hammer for water commissioner Charlie a Home now occupied by the Frank Jughes costs then were radically different from what they Are the Davidson George and Stella Arnold As they appeared shortly before their marriage on january Penn Street was built for just and one across the for just including Interior you dont get materials now the Way you did George his last with his Dale and was the town House on the Corner of Penn and Richard streets across from the fort Bedford but the retired contractor is As Well known today for his summer vegetables As he is for the work that stands in his memory throughout Many the Freezer along Penn or Juliana streets that stocked with his and Many the family that will enjoy them the Winter with the familiar old Green Ford station Wagon ambling its Way along the boroughs George makes deliveries himself through the dropping in to see his special we always did have a he com remembering the big House next door where he was born and my father on Page 5 county historical society reactivated the Arnolds were honoured by Over 100 at their anniversary open House held the Pioneer historical society of Bedford county was reactivated by a unanimous vote of those at tending a special meeting Here the dormant for a number of years although will hold a second meeting 21 to Lay out plans and and to promote a resurgence of interest in Bedford county temporary Vic president Vaughn whisker called the special meeting stressing that it will be open to All with an equal Welcome to the important he is an interest in preservation of county history for we need to have one Strong organization in which everyone can work together and not have four horses pulling in four Dif Ferent he theres a lot out there still to be whisker you dont have to be a professional to be in the historical society reconvened for the first time in years thursday evening in the Anderson at the invitation of the county heritage commission chairman William Jordan conducted a discussion and the subsequent vote to reactivate the Pioneer with nearly 40 in those present rejected a plan to operate As an Arm of the heritage but agreed to work with the commission and other the 21 meeting was scheduled in the heritage Fred Smith has offered the second floor of the historic Espy House for meetings and record storage by this the heritage commission offered its but one of the miss Winona Gar pointed out that the commission is already involved in a number of projects of its and that the historical society might better be left to function on its temporary officers elected include Hugo president vice president miss Elizabeth corresponding Secretary and treasurer Francis recording Secretary and Tom Imler the bylaws were suspended for the because of a provision in them limiting membership to families whose roots Are deep in county the founded nearly 40 years ago by the late Simon had been Dor Mant for several although its trustees have been Active in local historical the trustees included miss Helen Hill miss whisker and Armstrong an sex offi Cio member and last elected Farber on Page 5 on the Village Square the Young couple at Home in the House they have lived in for the past 60 years along Sunnyside according to the one groundhog saw his Shadow and one leaving us with the alternate possibilities that Winter will either last three More or Spring arrive nine weeks an audience at Bedford High school saturday evening was treated to a special performance by the Columbus boy choir of returning from a trip to the boy choir stopped Over Here for the evening per its 30 Young members staying in 15 Homes throughout the Bedford the choir was also treated to dinner at the Donald Lindahl Home saturday where is a Susan daughter of and Joe Manspeaker of Star route has been pledged to Sigma Kappa sorority at Westminster miss a Sophomore English is a graduate of Everett two county students have graduated Magna cum laude from lock Haven state Michael Coburn of new Enterprise and Debra Louise Hall of Everett re 2 were among 107 to Eileen daughter of and William Oshurak of has been named to the Deans list of presidential scholars at Grove City Eileen is a Junior English Alvaretta Sneed of 124 Cumberland Road recently celebrated her 30th year of service with the United Telephone she began her career As an operator and currently serving As assistant manager of operator Captain merry daughter of the Heinemeyer of and a 1967 graduate of bed Ford has been assigned As a air Force nurse Recruiter in she served earlier As a flight nurse at Scott air Force base in the deadline for ordering tree seedlings through the county soil conservation service is deciduous Trees and shrubs Are those without order Blanks can Contact the in the Barclay three from the county have been named to the Dean list at Slippery Rock state College Laura Clapper and Susan both of and Rebecca Miller of three others Are among graduates of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Linda Geisel of with a a in Summa cum laude Lana Miller of with a is in and Ada Custer of Alum Bank re with a a in Joseph Rose of Bedford has returned to Lackland air Force base in san after spending a 30day leave with his and Ralph recent guests of Adam Shaffer were and Courtney mock of Pittsburgh and and David Bailey and daughter of and Carl Diehl of friends Cove Are receiving congratulations on the birth of their first a daughter born to and William Perdew in new on Jan and John Burns of Black Valley and Eugene Steele of Hopewell visited and Curtis Morgan and Rover Bonsai visited friends in the weekend of events of the week Barry Ressler of Bedford was voted a commendation for heroism by members of the Bedford fire department at their meeting on thursday Ressler was commended for prompt action in the face of personal danger in pulling Allen Noel from a building at creative Pul Trusios in following a chemical explosion on december Noel returned to his Home in Bedford Friday from Pittsburgh where he had been a patient in the special Burn unit in West Penn he is listed in Good but must Wear a protective Post Burn suit for a period of six months to a year which will cover his hands and legs As Well As a face covering to Aid in the process of daily room rates at Bedford Hospital have been effective Fred Hospital said that like other segments of the the Hospital is faced with rising operational due to increased costs for supplies and one room rate increase was made by the Hospital in the last three semiprivate room will jump from to and from to private rooms will increase from to and from to Green noted that the two prices indicate a difference in the existing and new rooms at the completion of the hospitals building and renovation the new rooms have additional including bathtubs Andor showers All rooms have private toilet facilities and telephones free of charge except for toll daily rates for the intensive care unit Are also going from to the Newborn Nursery will remain at per Day and the Newborn Boarder rates at drugs meant Only for use on animals were among those taken in a burglary wednesday night at the veterinary medical Everett re state police said that if these animal drugs Are used by they will or could cause respiratory failure or other the burglary took place Between wednesday and police said the thieves entered by breaking a window in Back of the about in drugs and medications were a Riddlesburg family was left homeless tuesday morning when a fire levelled their two Story Frame and Grant Fink were not Home when the fire broke out shortly after 9am their three children were in six mile run firemen said names were engulfing the House when they arrived although they noted that the cause could not be pin it was possible the Blaze was started by an overheated the loss was set at Between and Saxton firemen with their Tanker were called to assist because there was no water source Everett firemen also responded when it was thought the fire might spread to two houses or a Church in the the three fire companies brought eight pieces of equipment to the one six mile run fireman suffered an Eye apparently from heavy Walter Jenkins was treated at the Broad top medical Harlan Porter of Londonderry township was reelected monday As president of the Bedford county Republican other officers elected at the annual reorganization were Homer Colerain first vice president John Bedford second vice president Betty Elizabeth Woodbury third vice president Ona and Colleen members of the county which acts As a steering organization for regional discussed the idea of forming a regional club in the Chestnut Ridge the county has regional clubs in East Providence Londonderry and the two Bedford past presidents of the county club make up the clubs Board of with the presidents of the regional clubs As the directors january 1975 remember the computer that ate county properties several weeks ago its Back Dis gorging in formation that giving the county assessment office and local tax collectors the Pittsburgh firm of Landis managed to lose the properties that had been transferred or reassessed during the instead of just making the necessary changes As indicated by the county the computer subtracted the properties from the tax it even lost some people who had moved or changed the computer found the people and the and new tax lists for the municipalities began gushing things came to a grinding halt when the company ran out of just after it got through the firm was having trouble finding More of the special but that not the biggest one sharpened tax collector spotted an error in the list he had it seems that this on property that was the computer put the old assessment on the tax list instead of the new the known As already in the collectors hands Are wrong and a new printout will be its also a race to see who is going to blow a fuse the county or the the county commissioners tuesday voted to pay 70 per cent of the costo living increase in its portion of the county employees retirement effective the first of this the county budgeted for the retirement system this an increase from in the 74 the increased Cost to the county will depend upon the number of employees who retired in each previous year and the number of years pm a retirement costo living was last voted for county employees in Laws now require that retirement systems be reevaluated every three and the commissioners decided that to leave the increase go another year would put the Burden on the commissioners who will take office next they noted that if the increase int picked up almost the total percentage jump in the costo living could almost break in other the commissioners voted a contribution to the Bedford fire and a membership in the Bedford ambulance association for each person in the county at this would be an expenditure of which the county can Bill to authorization was Given to pay approximately to have 30 copies printed of each of six plans already completed for the county planning the plans Deal with the county land transportation and Public county planning director Olin Horton said that unless 22 copies of each plan Are sent to the state department of Community 10 per of the commissions Grant from Ca would be the other eight copies Are to be used As Library copies for various county the commissioners also accepted the resignation of Harry on Page u

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