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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - May 23, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania
May 1975 Bedford socially in and around the Village Farmers wives employed As farm hands without Benefit of pay by Beth Gray Farmers wives have doubled As farm hands for so Long that when most Are asked How they help with the business of farming they reply that they dont do but they go on to say that they help with the or sometimes do it single feed gather and pack care for sick drive help Plant and bring in the keep records and run innumerable farm they Are full fledged farm except for the fact that they dont receive wages in the customary fashion of receiving paychecks in their own As actress Bea Arthur phrased the situation on her television the work you do Doest count unless you get paid for Lorraine Anderson of Schellsburg re 1 has sole responsibility for the Chicken flock but Here she gets an assist in gathering eggs from her Twoy Earold Anderson also feeds the pigs and Dairy and farm wives in Bedford county seem to believe that their work Doest count for As much As it obviously Jennie Turner of new Enterprise helps her in the milking preparing the cows to receive the milking machines in some actually doing the milking her routine is a daily Turner drives the tractor during Field planting and again in Hay making she helps care for calves and theres a lot of Book she and it Falls to there is banking and running Turner while Shirley Mowry of roaring Spring re 1 says she Doest keep farm records she admits to caring for farm business which is considerable in the Mowry farms and usually is Busy on the once in a while they Send me for Mowry in this running of particularly for equipment seemed to be the one facet of farm work in which Farmers wives were pleased with their ability to this chore saves their husbands valued but the wives perform Many tasks of greater economic Lorraine Anderson of Schellsburg re 1 regularly cares for some 30 to 35 heifers belonging to her she Forks out silage while her drives the silage Wagon and at times when John has been Busy with other work she has cared for the heifers she wedding party cd front left to right Melissa Andrea and Dennis Daniel Steven Stiffler Back Row Sylvia Liana Charles Stiffler and Terry Mary Steele wed april 6 on april y eager memorial lutheran Church in Rainsburg was the setting for the candlelight wedding of Mary Patricia Steele and Dennis Wayne Turner of the Church was decorated with easter Flowers and the altar vases were filled with White miniature mums and the Bride is the daughter of Gladys Young of bed Ford re parents of the bridegroom Are and Harry also of Bedford re the double ring ceremony was performed by the John wedding music was provided by Church Joyce Sammel and soloist Norma who Sang april youll never walk and wedding the Given in marriage by her Marl Veach of new wore a full length Empire gown of bonded it was fashioned with a Princess full sleeves and a High sweetheart it was trimmed with iridescent buttons at the bodice and her fingertip veil of illusion was fastened to a Headpiece of Flowers and seed she carried an Arm bouquet of red roses and Melissa Spencer Matron of she wore a Spring Green with a Matching illusion Blusher to a Floral Fie carried an Arm bouquet of White roses and the Bride chose her Sylvia and Liana Young As her Sylvia wore a gown of Dusty and one of Mystic they wore illusion blushes attached to head pieces of fluted ribbon and carried Arm bouquets of tinted carnations and Andrea sister of the was Flower she wore a gown of Sun yellow with a Matching ribbon hair Bow and carried an Arm bouquet of miniature yellow carnations and the bridegroom chose Steven Stiffler As his Best Ushers were Charles and Terry brother of the Danny brother of the was Whitney brother of the was the brides Mother wore a full length gown of Black polyester crepe with White pleated organdy ruffles at the neckline and her Corsage was of red the bridegrooms Mother wore a medium Blue Street length dress of double knit polyester with a Corsage of White the Given by the parents of the was held in the Church social the wedding cake was baked by Charles Llewellyn of Bedford re 4 and was Given by and Terry Turner and Richard Terry Turner was the guest Book the Bride is a graduate of Bedford High school and is employed at the coach room restaurant in the Groom attended bed Ford High school and is a graduate of Indiana Trade he spent four years in the peace four years in the army and is now employed by Barnes the couple is residing at Bedford re Anderson keeps a flock of chickens she and Are her responsibility she feeds gathers the packs and Sells she feeds the pigs but claims that she Doest clean their pen if i can get out of Andersons work Day depends on the season and the weather but usually starts about she helps with the crop work in that she drives the truck taking Grain from Field to in typical farm wife fashion she mainly i run for parts and things like Carol Whitfield of Schellsburg re 1 registers the cattle and does All the record keeping for her fathers Mountain Meadow an operation of some 300 beef she and her keep a flock of some 30 sheep and Whitfield is in charge of the daily flock Check which she accomplishes in a novel we have an upstairs she and i go up there with the binoculars to Check she says her while time is also More exacting since if she were checking the flock on foot the animals probably would get up and run at her Whitfield also raises dachshunds and Carin and often her children share the House with pups and orphan Gladys Stultz of Schellsburg re 1 says Shes graduated from Field work since her grandsons Are now old enough to help in that but she continues to assist in the Ethel Ford of Everett re 1 she much of her granted that it might yet be time is taken with milking Early to Plant her Garden but cows and other Dairy farm i have to do it when i get the feeding of the family beef Herd of 130 cares for any sick gives medication and plays a part in the rounding up of cattle when its in addition to caring for the household and doing her farm Stultz drives a Van for the Bedford county sheltered Carol Eller of Hopewell re 1 claims she does not do farm work on a regular basis but it would not be unusual to find her milking cows or driving she keeps the farm books and All records required for tax Ford of Everett re 1 is a Farmers wife who works at the business of farming on a regular i do the milking morning and she sometimes Shes an but when it comes Down to just one person available to do the milking i do it by she her Day begins normally at Ford also feeds the calves and other Young cattle and cleans the Mil House if the men Are Busy and have other things to do i clean the she her work Day ends about and then i have to Cook supper after Ford Sandy Zembower of bed Ford re one of those rare farm women who realizes her value As a begins her Day at and Seldom ends it before 10 she i keep a she sex and i keep going until i get everything on it everything quite usually includes helping with the morning returning to the House to get her three daughters off to preparing breakfast for her bringing in cows for treating sick driving to town for making the rounds of the family four farms of 800 acres to feed the remainder of the livestock and then its usually time for she if the cows get out it is most frequently Zembower who goes to get them in then one woman View paediatrician hampers porch cleanup by Beth Gray Spring bustles in but once a for if it appeared any More frequently id remember from one time to the next that debacle called con id Check myself into a Hospital and stay there till the leaves As my other my memory is a once again i gathered scrub sponge and Little ones to tackle the the Root of this problem is my paediatrician who insisted Early that the Little ones should be made to enjoy their Baths and learn to splash heartily in the so they insist on Manning the Yeow i screamed at the first onslaught of frigid huh my Householder with Mouth hanging stupidly open and the Hose still spurting merrily upon As i moved to attack him with the Broom it Behoved him to drop the Hose As he the Only action that saved me from sure the walking of since mothers Are allowed no sickbed but he sauntered Back too soon to suit thanks to that Early patterning hed Learned in his i am still wondering at what age human beings learn to walk backwards and Wash off their footprints As they none of mine have yet reached that Lovely i propose that i scrubbed the porch one full time and washed off footprints a dozen in a weak moment i remembered last we sat on the porch glider and peeked behind the shutters on the Wall to our counting so while the Hose was i figured id end that pastime quickly with some Well placed i creaked the shutters open and what should be napping there with the toenails dug into the but a furry Little a Light flashed in my snapped on once again by the paediatrician who Long ago had charged dont Burden your children with your fears and what he meant even when the sight of a Bat gives you cardiac dont let your children sense clutching at the pain in my breast with one i reached for an empty bucket with the other and slapped it against the Wall Over the Little Hooray came the Mommy caught a Bat and its mine because Ive got Showan Tell no matter that Mother was gasping what Well could be her last breath Showan Tell would be a in their while the Bat flapped crazily in his Jar i finished the shutters and porch All the Fine and next Day when my youngster emerged from the bus minus his jarred he sex Steve wanted it so i gave it to i know not who is Steve but i Hope his fathers a couple celebrates 67th licensed to wed and Harry Bender observed their 67th wedding anniversary at the Allegheny lutheran Goucher where a dinner was held in their the benders were married May at has been a resident at the Home since april his still lives on their farm near the Reynolds Dale fish hat where the couple had lived for 55 in addition to Bender was employed for several years by the general refractories eight of their nine children Are they Are wife of Jack Johnstown wife of Owen new Paris re 1 Bedford Alum Bank san widow of Herman Chester wife of Bill Pittsburgh and wife of George a was killed in a construction Accident in there Are 22 grandchildren and 25 William Earl roaring and Mona Larraine Hopewell Jeffrey James and Susan Anne Raymond Arthur Arm Camp couple wed May 4 at Artemas the sunday afternoon wedding of miss Pamela Jean Alderton and Samuel Anthony both of new was attended by their immediate families and close the Charles Perrin officiated at the ceremony in the Christian Church at a May the Bride wore a full length gown trimmed with lace and and a lace attendants of the bridal couple were Betty Demarco and Dominic parents of the Bride Are and Edgar Alderton of the bridegroom is the son of Mary liberate and the late Santo of and Edward grandparents of the held a dinner reception at their Home in with wedding punch and and liberate Are residing at re she fixes the Fence from where they made their when is in the the evening milking Falls to Zembower and one of the girls 14 or the two daughters not helping with the milking prepare the get up and Wash the milking machines before going to while the children Are paid for their Zembower says she Doest receive a paycheck but that fact Doest bother in she in doing what i like to someone asked her she if she were going to get a Job next year when her son goes to i already have a she and so it is with most Bedford county Farmers Sandy Zembower of bed Ford re 3 helps a Young calf from a calf care is a Small part of zem Bowers work a Day which usually lasts some 15 newlyweds and James photo by Clay Hull Sharon James Rowzer wed and Donna Jean Imler re John Roy six mile and Sandra Lee Michael Ken and Charla Heidi Daryl Lee Hollidaysburg re and Patricia Ann Imler re Winfred Kenneth and Vicki sue Everett re Ronald Galen Bedford re and Kathy Ann Schellsburg re Charles Joseph roaring Spring re and Sharon Lee Bakers Hugh Allen re and Nancy Louise Harry Charles and Bethann Everett re Gladioli and daisies with ferns and Palms banked the altar of the Bedford United methodist Church april for the 2 wedding of Sharon Linn Fleegle and James Rowzer the Charles Rhodes officiated at the double ring ceremony where the Bride was Given in marriage by her the Bride wore a full length White gown of sheer silk organza Over Peau Dearie lace accented the pleated wedding ring the Pinafore style front and the Waistline at the the same lace edged the Juliette sleeves the Aline skirt and attached Chapel length and her Garden hat and she carried a Cascade bouquet of White roses and tinted daisies with baby the Bride is the daughter of and Robert Fleegle of Bedford re parents of the bridegroom Are and James Rowzer of new Paris re the organist was Ruth Miller and the soloist was Betty Karen sister of the was the Matron of miss Stacy Cousin of the Bride was the Flower brides attendants were miss Gale sister of the bridegroom Ginger Jackson and miss Janice the Best Man was Daniel Ushers were Harry Clay Dave and Dale brother inlaw of the the Matron of Honor and Flower girl wore peach flowered the brides attendants wore mint Green Floral print gowns and picture and carried White baskets of tinted carnations and for her daughters wed the Mother of the Bride chose a mint Green full length gown with Cream the Mother of the bridegroom wore a Pink full length 2piece dress with White a reception following the ceremony was held at the Catholic school after their wedding trip to the Skyline drive and the newlyweds will reside at new Paris re the Bride is a 1974 graduate of Bedford High school and was employed by the Bedford county memorial the bridegroom is a 1971 graduate of Chestnut Ridge High school and is employed by Hedstrom Ann David Graham wed recently and John t Russell of 445 Juliana announce the marriage their Ann to David son of and Robert Graham they were married recently in the Eisenhower Chapel of Pennsylvania state a reception following the double ring ceremony was held at the elks country club at state 5
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