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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - July 3, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania Moose women installed Moose women at the Bedford Lodge held their installation at the Lodge thursday the following incoming officers were present front Row left to right Josephine installing Regent Margaret senior Regent and Mildred installing Row left to right Margaret Sentinel Helen assistant guide Thelma recorder Ida Junior Regent Dottle chaplain Alma Library chairman Sherry treasurer Stella Argus and Lucy events of the week from Page 1 j As part of the Bicentennial the county com missioners tuesday adopted the Flag pictured above As the official Flag of Bedford the Flag design originated with the heritage commission last decals with the design Are available from the commission and at the commissioners flags Are to be made with the Blue and Gold Tri Corner design the Center Diamond is and the coat of arms Gold and a Bedford Man was arrested tuesday morning on a burglary a Short time after he allegedly broke into the bar on Juliana John Robert was arraigned before magistrate Marion Morgret and jailed in lieu of june 1975 four prominent Bedford men have offered a total of 18 acres of prime land near the Bedford Turnpike interchange for the sports immortals Shuster announced he met with Robert Kenneth Robert Salathe l and Robert Salathe last they own two tracts totalling 18 acres which they told Shuster they would donate for j the should the site meet the requirements established by a the land is located to the rear of the Stone Crest and Pensyl american station just North of the Turnpike and runs to the 220 Jenkins and Risser own 15 the Salather Shuster last week announced the possibility that Bedford county could be the location for the which would contain Over a million pieces of sports the congressman said the latest location is one of several which have been offered by local Shuster said i believe these gentlemen deserve great credit for their generosity and their dedicated civic spirit and this initiative is further proof of the enthusiastic support the project has in Bedford two More candidates filed statements wednesday of their Campaign spending for the May 20 Republican county auditor candidate Ona Casteel filed an affidavit stating that she spent less than Austin who ran for magistrate in District filed a report listing no contributions and expenses of june 1975 the executive committee of the Bedford county heritage commission voted thursday to give the eight Square school in Fishertown to the Bedford Village the move makes Way for the redevelopment under the direction of William who leads both to relocate the school in the according to the heritage commission will not have one cent in the moving and increased vandalism and poor location for development were stressed As major reasons for moving the school the Knisely school near Pleasantville is also scheduled for relocation at the Bedford township Village the commission also rescinded a motion to relocate the log House at 307 Pitt behind the Anderson the log House has been Given to the Bedford Village Park for relocation manpower workers Are presently dismantling the the commission cited a Lack of Money and the i possibility of future log structures being available for the release of the the log House was donated to the commission by James Fungaroli when it was discovered one year in other the executive committee elected Richard Bardell to full membership in the Bardell Heads Tri county action the construction of a Brick walk on the West Side of the Anderson House was providing that approximately bricks will be supplied by Blue Knob state an audit of the heritage Shoppe records was approved and Vista Bossart was okayed As the new Shoppe four cattle owned by Harvey Manns Choice re s were killed wednesday afternoon when they were struck by lightning during a severe storm in that Bohn said Hail and rain shredded crops and gardens in the area along Cove Road about a mile from the White Sulphur there were 20cows in the Field when the storm hit the four that were killed were in a wooded area at the Edge of the one of the was a Holstein the other three were beef Bohn said they didst discover the dead animals until thursday after they be found the proceeding no Dollar figure was placed on the loss a rendering company picked up the Hie Tussey Mountain school Board this week approved a Resolution to sell the abandoned Church Street school in Sexton to Taneji Orough for f with the stipulation that the Borough pay for rial expenses for the a similar Resolution earlier Tim month had failed to get enough votes for passage to mateys Board action was the site is to be used for proposed housing project for elderly the Saxton Council told the school Board the intention is to convey Al of to Jurty to the Bedford county housing authority july so it can be included in the preliminary funding application to the Federal department of housing and Urban the Board also received a letter from the Broad top chamber of expressing support for the apartment the Tussey directors also took final action to adopt a budget of for last tentative approval had been Given to a budget that was the Board adopted a 50mill real estate 5 Mills less than last based on 40 per cent assessed property also adopted were two per capita taxes and a on half earned income tax the Board also passed a Resolution to Levy a 1 per cent real estate Transfer tax for the coming june 1975 the Mark Suter fund has been established to Aid the 16year old new Paris re 1 teenager who was severely burned june who completed his Junior year at Chestnut Ridge High school earlier this was listed in critical condition in the Burn Center of West Penn Hospital in the Accident occurred when the youth was pinned under a Small tractor that overturned while he was leveling the Lawn of his and Richard the victim was pinned against a tree and the tractor immediately caught Marks 13yearold shovelled dirt on the but when he ran for help to a neighbors the Blaze broke out neighbors lifted the tractor off Suter and had him rushed to Bedford a Hospital spokesman said the youth was burned Over the entire front of his a spokesman at the Pittsburgh Hospital said the tractor also crushed Marks kidneys and he is now on a kidney the Bedford county Bank at Alum Bank is acting As depository for funds to help pay suters medical thursdays negotiating session Between new Enterprise Stone and Lime and its striking workers at the roaring Spring Plant ended without an the 90 who Are members of the United Lime and Gypsum workers have been on strike since May suicide has been ruled in the death of an Everett re 2 Man thursday the victim was identified As Raymond state police said the victim apparently died of a self inflicted gunshot wound from a Caliper Rifle about Hann was found by a who immediately called an investigation was conducted by state police and Coroner Alton police said Hann was reportedly despondent due to medical june 1975 another company has a lawsuit Over the unfinished Hyndman sewer Cumberland Cement and Supply of filed the complaint Friday for plus interest for labor and materials supplied for the project but not paid named As defendants in the suit Are Del Crest construction of the contractor who didst finish the Job Wisconsin surety which supplied the Bond on the project and Rural Mutual american Empire and Camp and Security Mutual casualty All three of whom Are re insurers on the bonding Cumberland said it supplied crushed Concrete Concrete and Concrete products on order from Del Crest Between april and approximately Worth of supplies from cum Berland was paid for up until May according to invoices included in the the same defendants were named in a suit filed earlier this year by the Hyndman municipal which is at tempting to recover expenses and damages on the underway again with another the Cumberland complaint noted that the Wisconsin surety is insolvent and its assets Are in the hands of a pursuant to proceedings against it in circuit court of Dane an 8yearold Bedford boy was listed in fair condition at Bedford Hospital where he was admitted afternoon after his Bike was struck by a car on West Pitt Larry Milburn of North Chamberlain Street reportedly suffered head and leg Borough police said the boy Rode his bicycle across the Street and into the path of a westbound car driven by David 22 of Bedford re the Accident happened about 90 feet West of the Cumberland Road in total damage was set at at a meeting held at Rivers Bend country Harold president of the Hollidaysburg Borough was elected president of the South Central boroughs succeeding Paul Cook of the Huntingdon other officers elected were Marion Williamsburg vice president David Huntingdon Borough and Joseph Secretary of the Martinsburg the association voted Down proposals that the state establish a Revenue sharing program to supplement the Federal and that the ceiling on earned income tax be raised to 2 per cent from 1 per Lona a member of the Huntingdon Borough Council made the Revenue sharing the tax increase suggestion was presented by John Gorman of who also called for the elimination of the occupational privilege and per capita which he called nuisance Richard president of the Everett which hosted the told the association about his boroughs Bicentennial Bedford firemen were called to extinguish a car fire at the intersection of Richard and Penn sunday the car was being driven by Vera 403 Pitt witnesses said Keller had stopped at the Light when there was a loud Boom and Black followed by appeared under the the fire was quickly extinguished and damage was confined to the underside of the vehicle on the Village Square Bedford obituaries Uncle Sam is not the Only grand old fellow celebrating a birthday this Bob Hammer and Edwin Ted Ickes celebrate their birthdays on the and Howard Koontz observes his on the Connie now of graduated on june 1 from the registered nurses division of Cypress daughter of and Gerald Whit now of she was guest of Honor at a Buffet luncheon following her pin Ruth Hammer and mar Jorie Decker of the Bedford county and Iva Johnson and Anne Paul from the Everett Library attended a workshop held at the Altoona area Public Library on june the circus is coming to Schellsburg july 5 for the Benefit of the Shawnee Volunteer fire Lewis big top circus will perform at 6 and 8 saturday along 96 next to Shawnee state tickets Are available prior to the event from any fireman at a Thomas Strunk of Johnstown spent the weekend with Clyde Fickes of Bedford James Koontz of Lebanon visited friends in Bedford last delegates and visitors from Zion and Yeager memorial lutheran churches attended the Central Synod of lutheran Church women june 2728 on the Campus of Susquehanna University in Jeffrey Haber of Bedford was among More than 1400 students of both Harvard and Radcliffe to graduate in the 324th commencement held at the University june Haber received a masters degree in business 4h members Are invited to participate in county demonstration Day july 9 at 9 in the Bedford Trinity lutheran activities will include demonstrations and Public speaking contests in Junior 8 to 12 and senior age 13 and Over former Rainsburg resident Ben filler and his now of visited friends and relatives in Rainsburg and Bedford the wedding of miss Jerri daughter of and Gerald Schaeffer of formerly of friends and Fred Ray of was held in the Yeager memorial lutheran Church in friends Cove on june Leo Doebel of Virginia and Marie Trail of Snake Spring Valley visited Curtis Morgart tuesday june recent guests of and William Pennell were and Robert Burkhardt and their and Clyde Pennell and miss Joyce Pennell and a All of Baltimore and Franklin Koontz and Debbie and and Donald Dearment and Are spending a week along the coast in Stoney Jean Musselman and Karen Cottle of the Bedford county motor club recently attended a special school in Harrisburg to learn More about handling aaa members License and title the school was conducted by the aaa with assistance from personnel in the Bureau of motor vehicles tax and examining Jerry Defibaugh is june graduate Jerald James son of Iva Pellegrino and the late Fred Defibaugh of graduated on june 8 from the capital Campus of the Pennsylvania state University with a bachelors degree in business and he was married in August of 1974 to the former Nancy Smith of where they now Jerry at present is manager of the rams a clothing boutique in the Harrisburg East James Mellott James of died june he was formerly Everett and had lived in Savage for the past 49 he was a son of the late and Anthony he was married to the former Anna Elizabeth Hosselrode who preceded him in death on november 27 survivors include one Ray of Maryland one Marshall of Schellsburg one Mattie of Maryland six grandchildren and five great Mellott was a retired and a member of the Palo Alto United methodist funeral services june at 1 at the Zeigler funeral with Russell burial in the Palo Alto Amer Mountain Amer of new Enterprise died at june in Nason roaring after an extended he was born in South Hampton Bedford on May a son of William and Sadie Ben Nett he was married to Oma october at and she survives along with these two children Charles of new Enterprise re and Ruth of eight grandchildren also survive along with these Brothers and of new Enterprise re Homer and both of Beulah lamborn and Mae both of new Enterprise Vada of Martinsburg and Mary of he was preceded in death by three Mountain was a retired Farmer and a member of the Koontz Church of the funeral services june at 2 at the Koontz Church of the with Charles burial in the Koontz Church Franklin Gump ii Franklin Gump died suddenly at his Home in act icon june Gump was a native of the son of Ethel v Gump of Chevy and the late Frank he is survived by his the former Betty also an Everett and by these children and and by eight All residing in also surviving Are two Dorothy Jackson of Chevy and Judith Jorice Mclaughlin of the Virgin funeral services and interment were in Joseph Beegle Joseph of 305 East Penn bed died june he was born january to Francis and Mary Jane Corle he is survived by his the former Grace four daughters and two wife of Byron of Carlisle wife of of Snowshoe of East Michigan wife of of Maryland Mary wife of Robert of Bedford and of Nineteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren also survive along with one Chester of Johnstown and a number of nieces and Beegle was a Farmer and lived most of his life in friends Cove where he was a lifelong member of Marks lutheran serving As a sunday school and member and president of the Church he was Active in Community affairs serving Many years on the school Board and was in Strumental in consolidating the schools of Colerain township and Active in the subsequent a graduate of Juniata College he was associated for Over 60 years with the friends Cove Farmers Mutual fire insurance company As general agent and Board he was a former president and member of the Bedford county agricultural Extension a member of the the Grange and the of at interested in family he helped compile the published Beegle funeral services at 2 at Marks lutheran with Richard burial in the Church Elsie George Elsie of 807 Preston died june in Bedford county memorial she was born in january a daughter of the late John Edgecombe and Christiana Jane Martin she was married to Fulton Orville George who preceded her in death on August surviving Are these two Christine of Bedford and John also of a Wallace of and two Winifred Pat of West new York and Kenneth of also survive along with four she was preceded in death by one George was a housewife and had resided in Bedford for the past six she was a member of the Bedford presbyterian a member of the medical and the Bedford county Hospital funeral services Satur june at 11 at the Paul Kolander funeral with Wendel burial in Forest Lawn 1530 Frank town Raymond Hann Raymond Edward of died june at his Home after a lengthy he was born in East Providence april a son of the late John and Susan Whitfield on september he was married to Carrie Alice Morse who preceded him in death on november on May 1957 he was married to Loretta bar Chart Mills and she preceded on Page 5 wafd 20th anniversary from Page 1 for years on his afternoon i practically lost my mind looking for records i haunt people would Call All Day if there want a Correct he said he received winning Calls from As far away As Huntingdon county and from who started from scratch at the feels that a bids Low pressure approach is a big reason for the stations you can please the younger kids and mom and dad at the same Imgrund has his own philosophy on radio its not just a there Are other things going on that you have to get involved Community for As for the future of Imgrund i think theres a Good future in radio and in these stations i think radio has changed with the you have to be abreast of whats new in the Ritchey says he feels that pm will take As the predominant radio its because of the Type of the Type of its a clearer but it will vary with the radio is Here to it has recovered from the television Competition it had years he says he feels the immediacy of radio is one of the main things that makes it Suc if a news Story we can put it on right then and recalling stations history from Page 1 and we found that saturday that it simply didst what made the matter even More frustrating was the fact that i could get a Clear signal on the pm radio in my living room up on Juliana necessity is the Mother of and with the help of our Good the late Reese of the station in a Jerry built system of wires was hastily they led directly from our radio set to our Home which was hooked into a direct line to the with Only a slight the pirates baseball broadcast went on the air Over wafd but for that Long Holiday week nobody was allowed to disturb the wires scattered Over the living room and we had no we placed a Small but powerful set in the basement of our and this set relayed pirates games to the studio by a direct it worked Well for several except for a few times when we forgot to turn on the set before a Ball wafd started out life in a tiny studio in a Corner of the legion and had its business offices at first in the old inquirer building in the truth was that the owners of the inquirer printing viewed their entry into the Field of radio with Many it was a new venture into a strange business in a Small com with what seemed to be a very limited Market in radios grand Days As the leading entertainment medium had Given Way to the booming television and its future seemed much to the Surprise of radio station wafd was an instant Success in its for the first it provided Clear radio to this Rural where radio reception during daytime hours had previously been very families who had Given up on radio began hauling their old sets out of the basement or the and telling appliance dealers to fix it up Good enough to get Small radio sets began appearing in kitchens and in and wafd became a constant daytime companion for Many in response to Community the station expanded its with Church the daily farm and regular a Extension features among other the staff was very and the budget for a Long time the staff of the Bedford Gazette provided All the local in those Days the Gazette went to press around l Oclock in the after Eddy Edwards and i took turns tap recording a 5 or 10 minute version of Bedford county news at the for later broadcast at 8 Oclock next those were the very Early Days of tape recording in this and for a while Eddy and i had a lot of people thinking that we were doing the program live at the it was sort of fun to Wake turn on the radio and hear your own voice intoning the As the station we tired of this late night and radio station personnel began producing their own from the wafd was successful in its Community it was instrumental in finding stray spreading police warning of unusual bad and in Many other it scored several spectacular successes by halting travellers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike with urgent during one severe snowstorm stayed on the air at night with important information for stranded at one time several years ago a farm organization ran an Independent Survey of radio and wafd came up with a phenomenal ratings Good it could scarcely be but since it was a compact by Independent Survey we wet Happy to accept through the meant wafd has tried to serve its com promoting 9044 causes with considerable Success helping out with fun drives and generally providing the Corr int events and special in formation which the Panda of Bedford we that wafd and after 20 years of Art t real part of our i

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