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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - May 16, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania
Lovely models highlight style show Porf of j975 festival May Bedford area Home walking tour planned these models were the highlight of a recent Mother daughter banquet staged at the Johns United Church of the men put on a style show in the Church Chapel following the the Lovely models were caught just before making their High fashion they Are left to Bob Eddie Jay Raymond Carl Feather and Ray sue cober was emcee for the events of the week from Page 1 which is in charge of the colonial Village said the Money will be spent for engineering and the engineering work is already in and is being done by in Joseph of Jordan said the Grant application was submitted last Elizabeth minds Turner of Everett was honoured saturday night As the oldest living member of the alumni association at Lycoming College in who is received the outstanding achievement she had originally planned to travel to Williamsport for the annual alumni but decided late last week not to make the according to College the citation Given to Turner you have done More than live an unusually Long you have lived a life filled with service to human beings and to your you have shown us what a great difference Quality of human life can Turner was graduated from Dickinson the forerunner of Lycoming in and from Goucher College in she taught school for a number of years and was Active in the United methodist Turners seven Brothers and and six nieces and Are alumni of two men were arrested monday for a burglary at Bartons american station along route 30 West of the breaking occurred overnight arraigned before magistrate Kenneth Jewell and jailed in lieu of Bond each were Ernest Timothy of 112 Union and Lynn Ross of new Paris state police said they recovered approximately in tools and equipment and in Coin that had been taken from the entry was gained by breaking a window in one of the forge garage the arrests about six hours softer the burglary was staff the county commissioners tuesday said they would talk a request for a roving Secretary for the magistrates the request for an additional Secretary during the first of each month was made by Bedford magistrate Kenneth the extra he was needed to fill out state Jewell suggested that the Secretary could either be to one of the offices in Marion Morgret magisterial for the rest of the or be used to fill in for other during their l the commissioners said they would discuss the idea with commissioner Robert Sweet said he think jewells office seemed too Busy two persons Are May 1975 a natural area is defined As being of unique geologic or ecological and of sufficient size and character to allow its maintenance in a natural condition by the operation of physical and biological usually without direct human the areas Are set aside to provide locations for scientific observation of natural systems and to project outstanding examples of natural interest and a wild area is defined As an extensive area which the Public will be permitted to use and enjoy for activities such As Bunting and no development of a permanent nature is so As to retain the undeveloped character of buildings and other improvements will be restricted to the minimum required for Public safety and interpretive according to Bedford county Stone and Lime new Paris re last month signed a consent order with the state department of environmental requiring the company to effect control of particulate matter emissions at its Stone crushing and screening Plant in Napier the pollution according to must be in effect by two natural areas and one wild area in Bedford county Buchanan state Forest have been designated by the depart ment of environmental resources and the environmental Quality one local natural area is Sweet acres in the Buchanan state two Miles West of the outstanding features include Virgin Hemlock surrounded by second growth mixed the second natural area is Pine Ridge South of 568 acres in the Buchanan state Pine ridges outstanding features include Virgin old Fields and an abandoned farm the county wild area designed by Der is a Lartin West Clair property owners can now Purchase flood the department of housing and Urban development announced last week that the township has been accepted in the National flood insurance individual property owners can buy the insurance at federally subsidized rates from any licensed local property insurance agent or May 1975 a Mifflin county jail Escapee who was the object of a manhunt in Bedford during january was captured Early this week in Ronald of escaped from the jail in Lewistown on he was accompanied by David and Norwood both of Frankhouser and a juvenile girl who was a relative of the apparently aided in the the escapees were spotted in Huntingdon county the Day of the the Frankhouser and Hassinger reportedly left the car near three the Auto was seen near Hopewell later in he and state police from Bedford pretended the Hileman left the car East of Hopewell before police halted a search that Day failed to turn up the the following another unsuccessful search was con ducted in the new Enterprise area after a Man was spotted running into the and Frankhouser were recaptured in Lewistown Hassinger was arrested several weeks later in Jacksonville and was returned to the Mifflin the two men still in the Hassinger was tried for found guilty and sentenced to a two to five year term he still faces a burglary Frankhouser is awaiting trial on arson and burglary details of Hilemand capture in Alabama we rent immediately Mifflin sheriff Ira Rhodes said the Man had waived and deputies would go after him in the near Tussey Mountain school directors this week signed a contract with the Altoona architectural firm of Large and suckling for design work on the districts elementary building the Board also authorized president John Horton and Secretary Heidi Pannebaker to sign the agreement with the an amendment to the contract named Thomas a partner in the As Liaison Between the company and the an Oil seepage into the Ray town Between Breezewood and Saxton is being investigated by the department of environmental resources and county fish commission agent William the seepage into the River and some of its branches is believed to have started near Mcilnay said approximately 30 Miles of the River has been polluted no damage to the fish population has been he said the Oil was possibly fuel Oil or diesel Mcilnay added that the River is beginning to Clear partly due to the recent which caused the Ray town to flow higher than Bedford firemen were called to the Acme Market East of Bedford shortly after 10 wednesday when Stock clerks working in the store smelled firemen examined the overhead heating blowers in the but found nothing there was no May 1975 a Check for was presented to the Bedford county fair Friday by state agriculture Secretary James the Money for fairs statewide comes from horse racing Mchale made presentations in Altoona to seven fairs in this with Bedford getting the largest chunk of the total approval has been Given to an appalachian regional commission Grant that would raise the Federal Agency share of the Bedford sewer Plant from to the approval was announced by Hugh the original amount approved had been based on engineering the fun Ding application was resubmitted for an increase that would be in line with the bids on the planned construction of the new Enterprise Stone and Lime employees at the Prestress Plant in roaring Spring Are working on a Dayto Day after rejecting the company proposed the 90 employees Are members of local 504 of the United and Gypsum workers Union of the the company offer reportedly was a 60cent per hour increase the first year and 40 cents the also proposed was a reduction from hours to 800 hours to obtain a vacation and a requirement to work 15 Days prior to or after a Holiday in order to be paid for Sam Union said the employees want a higher hourly better medical benefits and More no further negotiations were set pending the scheduling of a meeting by Clair Federal May 1975 Potomac Edison which has come under fire from local consumer groups Over rate reported last week it has to have a further increase this year of 15 per cent and rate hikes of 10 to 15 per cent in each of the next five years to meet the need for electricity in 1979 and Charles president of the Allegheny Power told the annual stockholders meeting that without the rate be will be unable to furnish electric service for 25 per cent of its forecast customers Finch there is no reason in the world Why a regulatory commission that is satisfied As to the genuineness of a Utility costs should not permit that Utility to charge for its service rates sufficient to pay All those costs including the costs of the very Large amount of capital required to build the environmentally acceptable transmission and distribution facilities needed for he told the stockholders that if capital to build needed facilities is we must turn our methods of planning upside Down and fit construction to the funds that Are Finch said the Basic fact for system companies is that they have not yet been permitted to raise prices sufficiently to offset increased costs and finance building the Paul Detwiler Home is one of the Homes to be included on a Home tour on May the Home tour will be May from 2 to 5 under the sponsorship of the citizens advisory committee of Bedford county child care services in conjunction with the Spring the Christmas Appeal letters sent out annually by the citizens advisory committee of the child care services did not provide sufficient funds to meet the Board expenses for Foster childrens special needs such As visual camping and birthday the Homes included in the tour Are Anderson 137 Pitt John Leasure 230 Pitt William 220 Perm and George 205 John and Vaughn 332 Bedford and Paul det Juliana five of the houses can be reached on a walking tickets can be obtained at the Homes on the the heritage shop and the Caroline donation is a Panaro Amic View of the surrounding mountains can be seen from the Detwiler Home on Juliana the House was built in 1872 by Ca Welde Wickersham and in 1895 it was bought by John who was lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania at that the Detwiler purchased the property from the Shirley Hulse heirs in 1950 and spent 18 months in the Black and White Marble squares on the foyer floor and the Marble in the living room fireplace was imported from the Patio and recreation room Are done in Tennessee Flagstone and the fireplace in the recreation room is made from Hen lumber taken from an old local the Home has had a number of Tours Over the past few a Schellsburg re 1 woman was treated at Bedford Hospital saturday after an accidental shooting at her state police said Emma Elizabeth was cleaning a Caliper Rifle when she accidentally shot herself in the the incident occurred shortly before 6 May 1975 two persons were critically injured on the Turnpike shortly after 5 monday when their car ran Headon into the end of the Guardrail at the East exit of the Allegheny state police at Everett said the Driver apparently fell asleep and failed to negotiate the left the Driver was identified As William of College and his passenger As Sondra Ann also of College the couple was taken to Somerset Hospital by the ambulance from Kegg maintenance the Hospital reported neither victim had regained consciousness by Early the John Leasure residence located at 230 East Pitt Street contains the two original structures erected by Robert an Early merchant in Bedford the a Frame Structure erected approximately 1806 housed the original general operated by Fyan until his death and by his William Billy Fyan until about the Brick Struc Ture adjacent to the Frame Structure was erected in 1828 As the Fyan residence and later purchased by miss Mary Donahoe As the Donahoe the Paul Detwiler residence at Juliana the House was built in 1872 by Cald Wilde Wickersham and family residence until the present owner John Leasure inherited the property from John Donahoe in the Frame and Brick structures Are a Fine example of the pre georgian architecture that prevail in this the property has been under restoration since the Iron railings at the in trance to the House were probably cast at one of the local Iron furnaces that existed in the area in the the Interior of the Brick residence has been completely renovated including a leveling of the renewing plumbing and re plastering and the original Wood Cut from the Virgin forests of the area including doors and windows has been preserved and the doors include the original hardware in working in the Entrance under double tier brass chandelier of Williamsburg stands a Moo face grand father clock with stove weights and Cherry Case that has been restored to working the clock has been dated about 1800 and is considered to be original in the also of interest is the mechanical door a Spring suspended Bell located at the rear of the Entrance is activated by a system of pulleys and Cable attached to a pull Knob at the front of the the living room has a fire place with equipment of or Nate on the Walls Are some of the framed pastel and water color Art work completed by miss Mary Donahoe during the Early years As a student and Art in i kits it was bought by John who was purchased lieutenant governor of the Detwiler the property in the Home of John of 230 East Pitt will be one of five Homes on a tour being presented by the citizens advisory committee of Bedford county child care the tour is in conjunction with the Spring the leu Siire Home features a Grandfather mechanical door and original the Home wus built around teacher in the Bedford county a dining room contains a Cherry dining room suite and Hutch of Queen Ann the Walls above the chair rails Are covered with French imported Wall the Charm of the room is further enhanced by a double tier brass chandelier suspended above the dining it is interesting to note that during the restoration of the door it was discovered the Baldwin lock manufacturers of Early colonial selected their original face lock and Carpenter lock designs As examples of colonial hardware for restoration of Hie Frame Structure has been under restoration for approximately two after the building was raised and new foundations installed All exterior decayed Struc Tures were removed and replaced with materials and material designs that would closely duplicate the original Everett Honor society holds induction Nia Tindal in nor soviet a National Honor society holds induction ceremony an induction ceremony of the National Honor society at the Everett area High school was held monday May the welcoming speech was made by Harold with a meditation by Deborah selections of special music were furnished by society members Kristi Connie Kathy Larry Melody Susan Shaw and Kathy Rit background Organ music was supplied by Joan an impressive candlelight induction ceremony was con ducted by members of the Honor society Jeffery president Freda Secretary Kristin Leader ship Sharon character Beverly service and Julie scholarship and David vice new members inducted into the society Are Denise Denton Chris Charlene Stephen Patrick Emily Beverly Price and Kathy of the senior new members inducted from the Junior class Are Linda Dawn Denise Renee Benjamin Cheryl Sheryl Karen Myron Rebecca Kim Mary la Ritchey and William other members of the besides those sharing in the Are Connie Kristin Brenda Debra Christi Susan Melody Smith and Sally the National Honor society is a coveted award Given to students who must attain a High Scholastic and Are graded on leadership and Community service by a committee of faculty the faculty committee members Are Joseph principal Ralph chapter advisor Mary barn John Frances Jessie Charles Frank and Arthur rotary donates Kitchen equipment the Everett rotary club decided at their meeting May 7 to donate their Kitchen equipment to the Ray town ambulance for use in their remodeler building 9n South which includes a Coffee and some other was used when the rotary had a refreshment stand at the Railroad guests at wednesdays meeting were Hugill and Dick Lockart of the rotary club in George Mogle gave a detailed report of interesting facts he had gleaned from the speeches at the rotary conference in state and Frank Hershberger celebrate 60th anniversary and Frank Hershberger of Everett re 3 quietly celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary May their Russell Fritz of had planned a family dinner to Honor the Hershberger and the former Lulu Williams were married in 1915 in Everett by the pastor of the Church of the Hershberger is a retired far bulletin Board Everett area although they both still do some the Hershberger also celebrate both their birthdays during they have two Fritz and of six grandchildren and three great Lions hear about French tour the Everett Lions club enjoyed hearing of the tour taken through France and England by the Everett High school French club in Coleen Miller and miss Lynn French spoke of the trip and showed slides at the Lions meeting in Kellys restaurant May they were presented by program chairman Gerald minister rim elects officers these officers were elected at the May 5 meeting of the Everett area minister rim the Galen Hoover of the Cherry Lane Church of the reelected vice the Nat Saginario of the Breezewood full gospel Lighthouse the Robert Robertson of the first acc and the Fred Zufall of the Everett Assembly of also at that Jere Conner and Joe Stewart discussed funeral services and because the attendance at the youth festival was less than had been it was announced that the minister rim will need to raise approximately More to pay for speakers and Junior senior from has Long night the Junior senior prom at Everett area High school started a Long night with a banquet in the served at by the band dinner music was provided by Linda Bohn at the soloists were Denise foor with the and Renee accompanied by Linda Cooper presented a humorous with prophecies about each member of the following the the prom moved to the Bedford elks club at where they danced to the music of Jack of Everett elementary Hee Haw Everett Klemen Tarys production of Hee Haw received abundant applause and laughter from families and friends who filled the auditorium May second and third graders presented the musical which was written and directed by elementary music Mary Jane Ray staged the dance John Sears provided piano accompaniment and Melinda Price supervised an Art exhibit that occurred simultaneously with the
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