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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - October 10, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania Eft Forb of Ramirer combined the Everett Republican established 163rd year Bedford Republican october 1975 single copy ten cents first weekend events begin saturday be Fords fall festival opens for Lith year be Fords Lith annual fall foliage festival opens this with two big weekends of special scheduled 10 thru although the festival opens officially on october 10 with Many bazaars and the big opening Day will be october when miss Pennsylvania will again be be Fords guest for the appearing at a number of functions and leading the grand Parade of antique miss Pennsylvania arrives in Bedford saturday and will appear in the grand Parade beginning at 2 at the Bedford the Parade will move Down Richard Street from the Circle around the court House by Way of John and Juliana move All the Way Down to the East end of town on Pitt and return to the court House in a Lively drive up Penn the old cars will Park along As they have in years for exhibit almost 150 cars Are expected to participate this with be Fords music Chet and his band at the a luncheon for All Parade participants will be held just prior to the event at the miss Pennsylvania and the county contestants for the title of fall foliage festival Days Queen will All ride in the and the crowning of the new Queen will be held immediately afterwards on the court House other events scheduled saturday include a performance by the new Bicentennial band saturday at 1 on the Public squares old fashioned shoot sponsored by the Shawnee rangers in fort Bedford Park just after the crowning of the new fall festival Queen a Coin show All Day in the fort Bedford inn an old fashioned beef Barbecue sponsored by the Bedford rotary also on the Public squares an enlarged Flea Market representing areas from several states on both Pitt and Juliana streets downtown demonstrations by the Bedford county crafts Council in the Thomas school Hall the Extension homemakers Craft and Christmas with its theme of Home life in the colonial Days Friday and saturday at Trinity lutheran Church on the squares the Harvest sponsored saturday evening at the Bedford Springs hotel by the memorial Hospital beginning at 9 with two ballrooms and two orchestras miss Pennsylvania will also other special exhibits and displays open Friday for varying among Apple butter making at the fort a Bazaar by the Bedford county arts and crafts Guild on the squares an outdoor Art show by the Bedford Village Art also on the squares exhibits by the Cameo ceramics studio in windows of the Smith furniture store at the Corner of Pitt and Richard streets downtown1 window displays throughout town of the heirlooms of old Bedford and other Hobby items a Gas engine display at the Corner of Penn and Pitt streets at the Eastern end of town and bake walking Tours and Book sales continuing cider a Chicken barbeque and crafts exhibits at the Anderson House will also be Van tour of the county will be held also from the Anderson the heritage commission will sponsor a 45mile Scenic bus tour of the county which will travel through historic Bedford Valley and Over Martin Hill to Rainsburg and friends three separate will be made Enro Ute for photography the tour originates at the fort Bedford inn in Bedford at 2 on with and details available in Advance at the the Bedford eds Steak House continued on Page 3 with fall turning the foliage to Crisp tones of Orange and retiring nurse is honoured Nelle Miltenberger of Fishertown has entered into retirement with the affectionate blessings of her co workers and the staff of the Bedford county memorial employees in the surgical Wing of the where Miltenberger was head gave a dinner at the coach monday which was attended by More than a Hundred workers and former the Hospital Board sponsored a Tea in the conference room of the Hospital the last Day Miltenberger was on and presented her with a Gold in scribed with her name and dates of and a Check for her unused sick a fall Centrepiece of a Candle in a grape decorated wooden was a gift of the medical the dietary department furnished the Assembly of god where Miltenberger is a sent a bouquet of red roses for her last Day of a live Ball fir ready for plan had gifts of hanging from its the staff and coworkers at the Hospital attended the Tea on their coffe Breaks to offer Best wishes to the retiring Mary Pearl chairman of the personnel brought commendations from the remarks heard were All from the office Force she is terrific Well All miss a patient 1 remarked just knowing she is Here makes you feel bet Nelle Miltenberger has worked continuously at the memorial Hospital since its opening in most of that time in the operating room and surgical she attended Fishertown school and was graduated from Bedford High school in after her graduation from the Windber school of nursing in she worked at the Windber Hospital for two then had 20 years of rearing a which she Calls Home her Omar died in they have three sons James serving with the Navy in Arthur of Pittsburgh and Robert of All three Are College pall remarked at the retirement dinner she was a very Good but an even better when asked about her plans for Miltenberger answered i really dont i never retired Bedford prepared this week to open her Lith annual fall foliage the county historic covered Bridges Are but one of Many sights available for the visitor through the two weekend special festival period concluding scenes of simple Rural Beauty abound in Bedford and mingle with historic All Are crowned at fall foliage time with the grand show of natures final Blaze of bus Tours will take visitors through the county Scenic byways both on the Village Square events of the week Thi Shauve a group of local men who lovingly maintain their traditional Long hold an annual target shoot saturday in the miss Pennsylvania has been invited to fire a with a pioneers could Knock out a squirrels Eye at 100 some these Fellows the Katydid set 2 As the Date for the first and 2 it Ann daughter of and James of Sweet Root Road finished As third runner up in the 1975 Homecoming pageant at the Altoona Campus of Penn state Sun a is a business administration Bedford county is observing employ the handicapped week Philip of Ana and both of were among More than 300 physicians attending the annual meeting of the medical society last both doctors Are members of the society House of three spokesmen for be Fords fall foliage festival appeared on Tae Pittsburgh on shown on Community hosted by Del were Dorothy James Gordon and Richard local president of the tourist and resort a 50th wedding anniversary reception for and Ted Ickes of Bedford was held at the Bedford elks country club on sunday among guests attending from out town were and John Center of Camp and John Bartholow and two Kathy and of Shippensburg Eugene Ickes of Lancaster and Doyle Dick of Evelyn and Samuel and and Martin All of Baltimore and Alvin and his and Alvin All of Cumberland and James Miller of Mae Lugenbeel of Glen and Vernon Clemence of Cham Ina Smith of and Carlton Leslie and son and of and and Russell Clever of Pearl Ickes of Jane Orlando of and Ted Pheil of Claire Hocker of Bedford is a patient in the Hershey medical Center following recent and would appreciate hearing from John Sammel of Bedford re 4 was elected to a two year term As chairman of the Bedford District lutheran Church women at the fall meeting held 21 at Zion lutheran Church in Dorothy Leonard is District miss Peggy daughter of congressman and Bud Shuster of graduated 12 from the Barizon school of modelling in a student at Everett High she successfully completed an 18 week modelling the fashion show graduation was held at the Shangrila Lodge with miss Francine National director of the Barizon attending As guest of Wells Valley explorer Post 81 of boy scouts has its Eye on the explorer olympics to be held in Colorado next several projects to raise funds Are the first a Turkey supper to be held in the Wells Tannery Community building this a total of 14 boys Are eligible for the Vista Bossart of Bedford took part in the world peace seminar held 2527 at the National 4h Donald Brooker recently attended the state convention of Garden clubs at the Marriot hotel in Brooker is president of the Bedford Garden Ronald Reagan said monday night at the Bedford Springs he has a decision possibly by As to whether or not he will officially enter the 1976 presidential Reagan has been making speaking appearances such As the one before the Maryland chamber of Commerce in Bedford on what was termed the mashed potatoes circuit for several such engagements will carry him through he the former California governor said he wanted to test the Public reaction to his and his Brand of before any decision on a race to unseat president reagans Almos unpublicized Over night Stop at the Bedford Springs hotel came Between appearances in Las vegas and where he was headed Early tuesday Page reported drastic cutbacks in production have spawned rumours that the Fairfoot shoe factory in Wolfsburg will be closing within a few but neither Union leaders nor factory management personnel will confirm or deny the rumoured Arthur Boot and shoe workers Union and four Union committee women met with factory operator Peter Billig and his attorney in a private meeting at the Holiday inn at Gobert they Are considering there going that All i can there considering it but they Haven made a i dont feel in in a position to make a William who has headed the Wolfsburg Plant for two months said he did not know of any plans to dose the Plant when contacted on Hoxie stated that the situation at Fairfoot had not there has definitely been no definite Hoxie replied to questions on the rumoured the Wolfsburg Plant is working at about 60 percent of Normal production Hoxie pointed out that 62 cases of shoes were produced on which is normally a Busy while the Normal production rate ranges Between 85 and 125 cases per work a Twoy Earold charge against a Bedford Man was dismissed after judge Van Horn sustained a which upheld the defense claim that even if the facts were As they dont support the Case based on the Case involved Jacob Caplan of who was charged in sep tember 1973 with having in his Possession a car with an altered or defaced manufacturers serial Van horns action monday made unnecessary ruling on a motion made by Public defender Richard Lins to have the Case dismissed because it was not brought to trial within the required 180 James Garrity of Delaware entered a guilty plea to Possession of a Small amount of one of seven persons arrested on the charge at the Bedford was fined and and placed on six month probation after judge Van Horn suspended Garrity court the court was requested to allow the fingerprinting of the it was explained that because fingerprinting is used for identification purposes in the state polices new a new policy has been adopted to make such requests of the court where the accused was sent a summons for the rather than being taken immediately before a Van Horn said he was not aware of the police policy District attorney Gordon Stroup also said he had not been informed of the policy until Garrity was called before the the judge agreed to the fingerprinting after Garrity in answer to a question from Van that he had no objection to five persons entered guilty pleas monday to charges of driving under the influence of the who had also waived indictment before a grand included James grapes of and Gary Lee Bedford re 4 each was placed on 12months fined and ordered to pay the costs of David Small of was Given six months and Conrad Tressler of Somerset was placed on 12 months probation after judge Van Horn suspended his sentence Tressler was also ordered to pay the costs of prosecution and a of which was Ricky Donelson of Saxton pleaded guilty to two for driving under the influence of he received a suspended Fine and and 12months for consumption of alcohol by a Donelson was ordered to pay the costs of it was also noted in court that conviction for driving under the influence also carries an automatic oneyear suspension of driving privileges by the Bureau of traffic safety the License is not automatically returned at the years october 1975 a walkout by workers at the Bedford shopping Plaza was settled at 4 approximately eight hours after a work stoppage the work stoppage was begun when a member of the operating engineers local 66 was notified by his Union that it had not received payment of welfare and pension benefits from John Murdoch contractor of the according to Russell project supervisor for Murdoch at the Plaza the settlement came at 4 but he was not immediately notified by Joe business agent for the operating Mead said the the payment amounted to approximately which was paid to the Union by the the county commissioners tuesday decided not to apply for Gran Sinaid from the Pennsylvania Board of probation and parole because of the strings attached regulations that would require the county probation staff and program to meet and maintain standards set by the the application didst list what those standards the state application also noted that Only would be available next year to fund probation salaries in the 21 counties that Haven participated in the program so the state Board has received an appropriation of but once Money is allocated to continue the program in already participating Only the is expected to according to the state which also noted in its application cover letter that this will be enough to fund five probation positions at about As the Bedford com missioners pointed the attached salary scale for adult probation officials runs from to making the state appropriation inconsistent with its own list of what salaries should be probation office personnel in Bedford earn Between and be Fords top salary is Only More than what the state lists As the starting salary for an intern in the same also at their meeting the commissioners decided to change the weekly meetings to mondays at for the remainder of the since commission chairman Robert Sweet will be completing his ministerial education classes on tuesdays until he leaves office in Don Felton of Breezewood was appointed to represent the county on the tourism and recreation committee of the Southern ahem denies planning and development on Page 3

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