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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - January 24, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania combined with the Everett Republican established and year 31 Bedford inquire Everett Republican january 1975 hospitals scholarship program thriving returning Young grads to the county memorial Hospital of Bedford county began a program offering nursing scholarships to qualified Young people in Bedford As the program enters its sixth year How has it fared in its original intent to return the Young nursing graduate to the county although a rapid escalation in nursing school costs has forced a reduction from four to two scholarships offered at a total of 14 have been awarded to and Only three of those have not completed their of those who Hospital spokesmen describe them enthusiastically As excellent nurses who have added much to the Quality of the nursing staff As the program was in return for the the nursing graduate must work at our county Hospital for the same and other fringe As other and it is hoped that they will continue to work if the three year commitment to work at this Hospital is not the scholarship must to promote tourism the Southern alleghenies tourism and recreation committee for the first time will have a Booth at the recreational camping travel show to be held 1826 in Washington at the National guard a Ken chairman of the said wednesday that the committees participation in travel shows will be a Pilot to attract travellers and tourists to Bedford and other counties in the Southern alleghenies Salem said the Booth also will appear at four other shows in Ohio and Penn last Bedford county had a Booth at the Columbus vacation and travel show in it was the first time for the county Industrial and tourism development office to participate in such a who is also director of the county said the county participation in last years show was a which was one of the reasons for Southern alleghenies decision to participate in travel shows this Salem said persons attended last years show and that the Central Ohio Region has a potential travel Market of six million if you noticed during the thanksgiving Snow storm a number of persons who were stranded in Bedford were from the Ohio thousands of people travel through Bedford and the Southern alleghenies Region each with our participation in the travel people will become More aware of what the area has to offer and will Stop for a Day or for a Salem the five shows the Southern alleghenies Booth will appear at Are the Columbus sports vacation and travel in Ohio the East Central Ohio vacation at Canton the Cleveland sports and travel March 1423 the Monroeville mall 5th annual March 30 through april outside of Pittsburgh and the recreational camping travel 1826 at the National guard armory in Peter a professional tourism director from has been hired by Southern alleghenies to run the Booth and coordinate tourism the tourism committee will use the Booth that Bedford county displayed at last years show in until Mitchell creates the committees own Over two months of work went into the Bedford county continued on Page 8 be repaid with if the student drops out of school for some it must also be repaid with candidates who receive the scholarships annually Are selected by a special Hospital after careful screening and current students include sue the daughter of Rebecca Hamilton and a 1972 Bedford High school who will graduate from Harrisburg polyclinic Hospital in the Spring of Debra daughter of and Carl is a 1974 Chestnut Ridge and a firs year student at Conemaugh Valley memorial Hospital in John Faith Ann also a 1974 Chestnut Ridge graduate and firs year student at Conemaugh in is the daughter of and Alvin Soliday of Alum graduate nurse Kathleen Arnold Nee is currently working full tune on third floor East at our she graduated from mercy Hospital school of nursing in Johnstown in her husband is Roger and they live at 508 Bedford she was a 1969 Bedford High school graduate and is the daughter of and Joseph Arnold of bed Lura Lotz Shaffer graduated in january from memorial Hospital school of nursing in cum which affiliates with Allegany Community she is a certified car cardiopulmonary resuscitation and also took an intensive care unit she has worked full time in 6ur intensive care is now working Only Par time due to family she and her Richard live on Clarence in the daughter of and Harold Lotz of she was a 1969 Hyndman High school working full time on third floor North of our Hospital is Jolene graduate of Harrisburg polyclinic school of nursing in she lives with her and Kenneth Burkett at re and was a 1970 graduate of Tussey High Alice Hartman graduated from Harrisburg polyclinic Hospital school of nursing in and is working full time on second floor she is currently Bedford county cancer society miss she was a 1971 Bedford High school graduate and is the daughter of and Robert Hartman of four graduate nurses were unable to Complete their full three year work commitment due to relocation and other Alma Nave a 1972 graduate of Cumberland memorial Hospital school of received the medical nursing award at her she is the daughter of and Glen Nave of re and was a 1969 Bedford High school she and her Rodney have one child and have moved to Ohio where she is now working in a nursing Susan Gould George graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in with a degree in she was on the Deans list and was a member of Quad honorary science after working at our Hospital during the summer of she was married to Scott George and moved to Florida where she is working while her husband attends graduate she is the daughter of and Robert Gould of re and was a 1970 Bedford High school Beverly Cussins Foster graduated from Allegany Community College in Cumberland in after working full time at our Hospital for a she had a she and her James live on mounted she is the daughter of and Glenn Cussins of bed on Page 3 it int often you catch them but when they there As hardworking As they Are when shown Are three of the nursing scholarship winners in the program county Hospital has sponsored successfully since the three girls have completed their training and Are now working Here at county left to they Alice Hart currently Bedford county miss Kathleen Arnold Nee and Jolene unable to attend when the photo was taken was Lura Lotz Shaffer of a graduate of memorial Hospital school of nursing in Cumberland and a current employee in the intensive care unit at the Fred Beegle is dead but no doubt he would have been proud of the results his careful prodding of some years ago after 15 years of research and the Beegle clan has published a hardbound Book with All the details of a family lineage traced Back to Frederick who came to America in the 515page Book is filled with family and any local resident Reading through it will find Many Well known the name Beegle is common to Many local and there Are Many who Trace their lineage to a but it was Fred at that time a realtor in Asbury who first suggested the idea a visitor Here every summer for the annual Beegle he stayed Over at the old Hoff Man and first suggested the idea to local Meredith and it was in who proposed it at the next of those same annual drawing a show of almost every it was from that moment that the idea of the Beegle Book was but Fred Beegle was to in before it Ever came to the Book is laced with interesting Little descriptions of Beegle for in Joseph and Elizabeth married in 1839 Elizabeth was a quiet Little she was a tidy housekeeper and a Good her cookies were especially tasty to All her she was known far and wide As aunt Joseph was much the he was about 510 or Strong Frame and robust con weighing Over 200 he was a Man of few he Only gave orders to his grandchildren once and demanded immediate if it was not grandchildren would hear that favorite phrase of his by the eternal and they knew it was time to move he was kind to but everybody called him Uncle he would not stand and argue or quarrel with he simply had his and then Elizabeth passed away april ending married life 61 years amid the storms and Sunshine of the Book Joseph followed her to the great beyond a few Short weeks on july funeral was one of the largest Ever held in Marks it took 15 years for Mem Bers of the family to gather All the information and have the Book two who were instrumental in the work Many families gathered info for Beegle Book our Story about the Beegle family Book brought out the fact that Many families have gathered information about their ancestors in Book or mimeograph Tom Imper has a total of he just got a copy of the Bennett family which begin with John and who died in the another interesting one was the pioneers of Chestnut by Glenn a teacher in he traces the Hiteshew and Croyl families from Early Genae ology is a growing interest among people whose families Trace Back to Pioneer whole sections of libraries Are filled with records and our composition and printing staff is proud of the work they did on the Beegle Book when it made a handsome addition to the family were Meredith Beegle and Mary Pearl Beegle both of Beegle Alan Beegle and his now of started talking about com piling the family about 15 years they put together a Little Booklet about 20 on our particular Section of the Beegle Alan talked to me about having an interest in doing the whole he Beegle Frederick a family came in 10 years ago and asked if there was an interest in following it All the Way Royer of in York compiled the Beegle in researching this for 15 lie had to visit the court House study archives and cemetery and corresponded with other through a questionnaires were sent out to members of the Beegle for a period of at least 10 the forms requested including birth places and Date of if family members were still they were to include a Little information concerning present or past and important Beegle the questionnaires also established the reason for the sometimes we got questionnaires Back with new names and addresses we sent out questionnaires Back to the new names and asked them to fill it out and Send then Beegle he added that their work was increased by people who did not return the about 50 percent of the people who we wrote to did not which made the work much he Beegle if wed have gotten 90 percent wed have had the Book published about five years before we on Page 3 on the Village Square county Beegle Book an Effort that involved Many april 15 May seem comfortably far in fee but the irs has already set up its information service for Western pennsylvanians to gain taxpayers taxpayers with a question or two on Federal income tax returns can Call 1 800242 both the almanac and wooly worm predictions held As Snow glazed the delighting Early risers scouts from the Everett Breezewood Snake Spring areas have Learned a Small session about inflation the hard the girls saved special Betty Crocker coupons for 18 months to buy a geriatric chair to donate to the county Only to discover every time they thought they had saved enough that the Cost of the chair in coupons had gone when their project deadline the girls finally gave buying bedside toilet chairs for the Home the new gift was presented the Broad tops phantom Snake made its to debut but few Here saw the seven minute film clip was shown on or ctr in but not on any locally carried it May be either on National Abc news or on the film was made in november on the Broad its topic the 40foot Snake Many claim to have seen Between 1919 and 1971 on Broad top Howard whose late husband was a mail Carrier in is a guest in the new Martinsburg retirement her and and Donald Longel reside in Gary son of the Ralph Ebersole of Osterburg re has been awarded a lifetime membership in Phi Alpha International Honor for his out standing achievements in Ebersole is a senior at West majoring in political with a minor in Over 67 attended the dinner for the Bedford area ambulance at the Bedford elks Mary Kagarise is now a guest at the Rowser rest Home in new Donald Kennell of re has been accepted at the Rosedale technical Institute of to begin classes in Donald graduates this june from Hyndman miss Margaret Williams of and Robert Schultz and daughters Cindy and Laurie of Export visited May Williams and William Diehl of nor were visitors of his Chester Over the Christmas single copy ten cents events of the week Bedford county unemployment rate reached per cent on the latest Date for which statistics Are Charles manager of the Bedford office of the Bureau of employment said who Are these unemployed they Are Brown they cover the construction is probably the area of employment hardest he he explained that a lot of Bedford county residents working in the construction Industry Are in other they reside in Bedford county but work such As Baltimore and the slowdown in local Home building is a Factor with the Small Brown housing starts have been much lower than he at the same unemployment in manufacturing industries is higher than in other recent Brown pointed and of course our resort business has been practically he theres a Domino he retail Trade is off service station business and Motel and restaurant business Are approximately 75 county residents Are taking advantage of the extended unemployment benefits made available under the new compensation Bill signed into Law recently by president Gerald according to Glen unemployment compensation Burket explained that two Benefit extensions actually Are in effect one reaching to 39 weeks of the other to 52 weeks of unemployed persons who Are unsure of benefits due to them should Check with the Bedford office of employment Everett Borough councilmen wednesday decided on four projects for which they will ask the county to Supply workers under one of the Federal manpower top priority was Given to cleaning out bloody run and utilizing the pumping station property to increase fire Protection by lowering the flood Gate and using the Pond As a place to draw water for fire Council president Richard Myers said that once bloody run is there should be sufficient water to fill the Pond Council will also look at the possibility of getting a portable pump to bring water to the Pond from the the other projects proposed Are to improve the min Park at the West end of town by putting up a shelter with picnic installing a sewer line along Railroad and cleaning up warriors Ridge on the Northwest Side of the Borough to make it More adaptable for Public Myers was to talk with the county commissioners on the projects later he noted that one problem will be to get a supervisor for the bids on four contracts for the new Bedford sewage treatment Plant will be opened at the Borough building at according to the revised schedule of the municipal the bids were scheduled for opening but a Compromise on the wording of a Section of the specifications was a representative of the engineering firm of Corddry and Carpenter of Camp Hill told councilmen and authority members last the sealed proposals will be for furnishing All necessary materials and equipment and for pc forming All the work on general construction of secondary treatment additions to the sewage treatment and for ventilating and electrical work in connection with the con fire which apparently originated from a stovepipe did heavy damage to the Dorsey Wertz Home in Milligans Cove tuesday most of the upstairs of the Home was Shawnee Valley and Bedford firemen responded with a total of 30 Shawnee Valley fire chief George Williams estimated the loss in excess of Dorsey his and their son were watching television Roy said he heard a crackling sound in the Walls like water he went outside and saw the sound he went out again and fire had broken through under the Wertz called firemen and the family got out what possessions they could which Roy said was darn Dorsey Wertz said he had insurance but doubted if it would cover the nearly everything upstairs in three rooms was destroyed and water damage was heavy on the ground pen elec and United Crews were called to restore Power and Telephone Meredith and Ben Mary Pearl Beegle both of bed Leaf through the Book on the Beegle family the Book was published by the Bedford Gazette in late after 15 years of work by members of the during last weeks meeting of the Bedford rotary two visitors attended the the Fred from was in town visiting his family and planning the future of his Espy House and Arnold the other Don Miller of son of and Robert Miller of Meadowbrook was Home with his wife visiting his Miller is serving As a Public health service he said that which has a population of was founded in 1898 during the Klondike Gold one of his a Seattle was among the who but he found no Gold and founded a Miller said that Nome has seven taverns and eight along with one paved Street that buckles Over the continued on Page 2 a fast moving fire tuesday afternoon destroyed the Mobile Home of an Everett re 2 family and badly damaged the modular Home they were in the process of moving Everett firemen said the Blaze began As Robert Riley was burning paper and kerosene in a bucket to thaw water pipes under the he was called to the Telephone in the new and when he found the underside of the trailer Riley attempted to put out the but could firemen said they got the Call at the trailer was located along the Plank Road four Miles North of near the Bethel firemen said they could see smoke from the fire before they reached damage to the 55 by 12 Mobile Home with a 15 by 12 addition was estimated at the modular located Only about 15 feet from the received but firemen managed to save the the Riley were moving from one House to the but firemen said they had apparently just begun the and lost More than they an Everett firetruck on its Way to the Blaze was crowded off the Plank Road by an oncoming and hit a Utility there were no but the 1954 Model truck sustained a couple thousand dollars the car kept state police Are investigating the the Driver of the truck said he swung the vehicle off the narrow Road when it became apparent that the car was not going to move Over his action avoided a Headon Shuster has been elected to the Republican policy committee in the a 26member gop group that deter mines policy positions for recommendation to the Republican members of Congress and coordinates policy with the and Shuster has also been renamed to the House Public works and will serve on five of its sub water economic investigations and and Public buildings and january 1975 state police Are investigating the alleged accidental death of an Artemas area woman who was found along township Road 305 tuesday an autopsy tuesday afternoon failed to reveal the cause of death of Emily Irma a passing Motorist found the woman body about lying on a dirt Road at the intersection of the township route and a Lane leading to her her car was stuck in a police said the widow was last seen about by her 18 year old As she was leaving her House to go to a neighbors police said there was no evidence of foul play a Small amount of blood on her face could have come from falling continued Page 3

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