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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - January 17, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania The Graystone Graystone hotel has valuable history the Graystone located on the Corner of Pitt and Richard has some valuable history concerning the development of our in John Eraser and his wife Margaret established an inn and trading Post along the Forbes Trail at fort Ray town Eraser had been a guide and interpreter for general because of Bra docks stubborn old War where he made his soldiers stand up and fight the Brave he was am bushed outside Fraser avoided being caught and went to wills Creek South of there he settled in a while living the indians captured his wife and took her to John one version of the Story holds that his first wife escaped from Ohio two years when she saw this strange woman in the House she flattened the second wife with a and buried reporting to John that she had left Fraser eventually joined Washington As guide and his wife was a Cook for Washington it was then in 1758 that the Fraser built a tavern near the sight of the Graystone Fraser tavern provided meals for army officers at fort and it is possible Washington ate a few meals there also while on his stays up the Hill at the Washington it is said that the Fraser had a son William who was the first White child born in Bedford the William Fraser Monument is along route 31 near some local history buffs feel that Fraser 17591844 was not the first White baby born in the As the Monument they hold that a Man named Charles Dibert was born Here in 1738 and died in and his Frederick was born in making Fraser it would be reasonable to assume that William Fraser was the first White child born within the Bedford if not the the tavern relocated to the present became known As the Golden the sign was shaped like a Sheath of when the inn was being renovated by the present the some relics were found underneath the floorboards of the the the Golden an old and a horse Skull bleached White As Snow were while cleaning out the two bits of Metal and a Large Iron Fork were it is believed that these utensils were used for cooking in one of the the other fireplace was used for unfortunately All of these things have been the building was not always a it has been a Home for the an antique shop and a hat now it fulfils its original purpose of being a tavern and inn once there were 81 patients and two Newborn babies in the Hospital discharges Earl Defiance Bruce Bedford Michael Fisher town John Everett Marie Bedford Melinda Bedford Joseph Bedford Deanna Clearville Weldon Bedford Elmira Manns Choice and Hazel there were 97 patients and four Newborn babies in the Hospital discharges Lottie Dubois William Pittsburgh David Hopewell Dewey Buffalo Mills Herman Everett David Bedford Myrtle St rot Schellsburg Mitchell har Everett Donald North Dakota Cloyd six mile run Ora Everett and Alice birth a son to and Galen there were 98 patients and four Newborn babies in the Hospital discharges Lillian Bedford Michele Bedford Jennifer Maryland Burl Everett Walter Bedford Ruth Bedford Raymond Hopewell Arthur Everett Clyde Manns Choice Christina Bedford and Sara Hospital notes there were 101 patients and four Newborn babies in the Hospital discharges Stacey Everett Margaret Lan Dondale Glenn Hopewell Mildred West Virginia Jane Bedford Pearlene Bedford and Stephen there were 87 patients and two Newborn babies in the Hospital discharges Beverly Bedford William Everett Barry Everett her Bert Bedford Harry Schellsburg Verna Everett Doris Bedford Fred Hopewell John Bedford Russell Linda Everett Karen Frazier and Schellsburg William Pott Mary Lingen Everett Lawrence Bedford Vera Bedford Marian elites Fishertown Jean Everett Frank six mile run Brian Manns Choice Marie Somerset Marian Saxton Nancy Schellsburg Beula Bedford Dorothy Everett Earl bed Ford Virginia Everett John Everett Lena Bedford and Harry birth a son to and John there were 91 patients and three Newborn babies in the Hospital discharges Sylvia Everett Mariap Bedford Gregory Bedford David Bedford Roxie six mile run Pauline Bedford and Adam Stroup seeking reelection As District Gordon a Republican who has served As District attorney since has announced that he will seek another term in that was admitted to the Bedford county bar association in after attending Penn state University and the Dickinson school of he also served in the Stroup said he will run on the fairness experience and integrity necessary for a District attorney As the chief Law enforcement officer of the Stroup and his have five children 17 15 Tammy 13 and they live on Bedford re Jody foor is Honor student Jody Scott foor of Breezewood re 1 has been named As a straight student on the Honor Roll issued by Ohio stale University for the autumn Quarter he is the son of and mrs editors note Kevin son of Bedford and Eugene is undertaking a series of sketches of historic buildings in bed Ford this is the first of a series of More than which will be published Hess announces candidacy for second term clerk of courts prothonotary Dick Hess has announced that he will seek a second fou year term in that combination a served As chief clerk to the county commissioners before run Ning for the Row according to he will run on his record of service to the a native of Hess and his now live at 734 Preston in they have a Jeffrey is a member of the the red Cross Board of and child development com Mittee and the methodist Church Board of Chester Arnold is promoted Marine Lance Corporal Chester son of and Emil Arnold of 535 Penn St was promoted to his present rank while serving at the new River Marine corps air new alarm system will Alert Bedford firemen individually the sound of be Fords lire Siren wont heard wailing in the night any bet Ween 11 and 6 its been replaced by a system that alerts the individual there were complaints in the past from residents about the sirens blowing at All hours of the but fire chief Fred Hoover said these we rent the deciding Factor in Pur chasing the new the real problem was that Many firemen hear the sirens where they even after the sirens were moved several weather Topography and distance continued to cause 3 january 1975 alarm system silent the most airborne of All Birds is the common Swift which remains aloft for at least nine months of the several years the Siren first became a Public a new and stronger signal was installed atop a pole near East John citizens protested that whole families were being and children firemen eventually responded by re locating the Siren on a pole near the sewer that was still too noisy for but it had the defect of not always being it depended on which Way the wind was some firemen didst hear night sirens with windows and missed going to there was discussion of various alter but firemen decided to adopt the Home Alert system rather than face continued Public at least in some Bedford purchased 60 individual Alert units from Electron of plus the control units at hoovers the fire the fort Bedford inn and the Barefoot Berkebile funeral Home the fire phone can be answered at any of the four locations when someone Calls to report a during the pushing the fire Siren Button activates both the Siren and the Alert at 11 a timer shuts off the although it can be overridden from the fire Gary nouse explained that pushing the Button sets off a series of six which Are transmitted by radio the signal gives three audio bursts on the Home unit and lights a flashing red nouse said that hoovers Extension of the fire phone is also equipped with a Telepas after a three second Hoover has 40 seconds in which he can use the phone to relay information to the who will pick it up on the Monitor portion of their if the firemen has his unit set on it will Cut off after 40 although the red Light will stay on until it is switched Over to the firemen can listen to radio transmissions Between the fire Hall and the nouse firemen say they like the new the turnout for fire alarms has and the men have a head Start on the Hoover said there is a delay when the Siren starts and it takes eight seconds to firemen estimate they now have a 15 second Start on the we Haven had the system Long enough to know the one fireman because traffic is Light at the firemen feel is minimal danger of a collision a fire Motorist who Doest know there is a fire since he Hast heard any during the the Siren will Alert motorists to be on the Lookout for fire and since few firemen Are at Home during the the Siren will Alert them at county land sales moving slowly land sales in Bedford county Are moving according to three Bedford county realty Many conditions Are cited for the slow Sale but tightness of Money seems to be Clem a Salesman for Blackburn says that land sales Haven done much in the county since last there staying the same As far As the last three or four he people Arent letting go of their Johnson said lots Are scarce around Bedford and that houses were also getting lots and ground have not been Johnson it is a natural thing because of the economic people dont have Money to Start Larry also of Blackburn said that while real estate sales were holding their it was a Subtle thing to he said that this time of year they Are normally Johnson said that most of the real estate business being done now was by Loans going through people with those who have the Money for the Down Are not Hunting right he Johnson said that this trend was a Little Normal for this time of he said that things were slow on account of the out of town sales Are Way i Johnson Winter time is normally Johnson said that most land speculators buy in the summer and sell in the trying to get a Quick Johnson also said he had been seeing a lot of deed transfers in the but said that most of them were from last weve been getting More Calls for agriculture land recreational ground investors Are going people Are in vesting in parm ground is becoming very Johnson said that there was a lot of ground for Sale most people Are hanging on because they think things Are he i think the economic picture will be entirely different by Larry a Salesman for Brandt said that housing was pretty slow right Shaffer said that larger tracts of land were being but mainly for Timber our business has been Hurt from the Price of Many of our buyers Are irom Baltimore and he said Shaffer also cited the tightening up of Money and the High interest rates of Banks As reasons for Lack of land he said he Felt that present landowners were holding on right As for the future of land Shaffer said that As far As he was the Outlook was if the Economy keeps getting people will find that Mones int that he Shaffer also predicted that people May Hock out of the City to buy up they can have crops raise they May begin to look at land As a food much to the distress of some Bedford when the fire whistle used to blow during the Middle of the night and disturbed parents were when firemen were called to answer an alarm Early monday the whistle did not hut the new Electron system Roy a Bedford Volunteer listens to a transmission Over the Electron the new unit was initiated Early monday morning when firemen were called to answer an alarm at Kenna Village from Page 1 the county will try to get the engineering work done according to the county Joseph of Are already checking one problem encountered involving engineers Are currently checking an old right Otway to the property from 220 across the Penn Central Railroad to a place where Farmers once forded the River to the Fields the Gilson property is technically with no roads currently in use connecting to the is apparently located Between two Small abandoned buildings owned by Arnold Doc Moorehead of mounted the two buildings once housed the late Bill fun cos Basket and Are located on the West Side of across from the Dairy Dale the Trio Motel is located just to the South of the and Thomas to the because the piece of land Between the the Railroad tracks which Haven been used in More than a year and the River is so the commissioners said that almost All of it May consist of Penn Dot and Penn right of for the the authority plans to work out an agreement to use the Road through Friendship Village allowing workers to reach the the authority has also hired Stanley Stroup As its in the first of a flurry of motions Between authority members and the is roup has pointed out that a letter of intent would be needed from the a 60day option from Gilson to get the Survey work and motions to give redevelopment officers authority to sign the is roup also recommended that As soon As the option is the authority exercise it by signing papers for the actual the authority has also approved a motion to accept donations of authentic log structures for the new according to the county actions could be the single Best thing the com missioners have Ever done for be Fords number one continued from Page 1 the commission Doest have this kind of Jordan and didst know if it would have to make this kind of expenditure on the the which Jordan called an was made to the Trust organization on it included an 8page formal proposal that contained drawings of the rebuilt structures done by Joe has been working on the project since the application was made through the office of Ken county director of Industrial and tourism he National Trust for i Linn reservation is a Federal hed by the Lii kids Lor ii come partially i Federal allocations and irom private Barnhart citizen of month Robert Barnhart of bed was recognized by the Bedford Lions club As its january of the for a number of Barnhart and his coach room restaurant have Given free meals prior to athletic events to members of the Bedford area High school basketball and wrestling last when travellers became stranded he saw to it that no one went without a meal regardless of whether or not they had Money to Active in the Barnhart is chairman of the Northern appalachian crafts festival for the second Kob Kkt Bani part he is a member of the bed Ford rotary Bedford retail merchants Pennsylvania restaurant tourist and resort Bedford and is a trustee in the Bedford presbyterian last year he was the first recipient of the Bedford Bison Booster of the year barn arts pet project in the crafts the bed helped bring National publicity to the Community through coverage by news completes air Force basics airman Terry son of and James Williams of has been assigned to Chanute after completing air Force Basic he has been assigned to the technical training Center at Chanute for specialized training in the aircraft equipment maintenance airman Williams is a 1974 graduate of Hyndman High his wife is the former Cathy daughter of Clyde Fochtman of Hynd

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