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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - October 24, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania combined with the Everett Republican established 1812 u3rd year u Bedford Republican october 1975 single copy ten cents hobgoblins appear As festival closes i 1 4 v i with the festivals close hobgoblins like this Bedford began to appear in display at a Home just West of preparation for Scenic vistas like this enough for visitors to the Meadow Stream meandering second big weekend of the beneath a canopy of autumn 1975 fall leaves remained just Long pc author David Bradley writing second Book David Bradley told the Bedford rotary club a secret the Young author revealed that his second novel will have a Bedford county whose first South has drawn Good was Back in Bedford for the autographing copies on Sale at the heritage Over 80 were his second he will be about an incident near Chaneysville in the his Harriette related this version in the county Bicentennial the Kernel of on the Lester Imes farm below Chaneysville one can still find the markers for twelve or thirteen Graves of runaway Imes relates that when the slaves realized their pursuers were closing in on they begged to be killed rather than go Back to the Southland and More someone Bradley described the genesis of South Street As an adventure in coming to terms with a Large after graduating from Bedford High school in he went to the University of Penn Sylvania As a National Merit once the effect newspaper articles of the and a Telegram from the president had worn Bradley he found and had trouble coming to terms with the size of the he said he had had a everyone needs where he could go As a boy and figure out what was inside his his place was a tree outside the Bradley it had been planted about the time he was now he needed he said he went walking and found himself on South a place with 130 a ghetto a Block away from town the author said he didst have any trouble i met a lot of people who were like the people id known he women worried about How they Young people con Vinced nothing was happening in i started feeling a lot less a lot less Bradley he found that people Are pretty much a bundle of the same set of they and they learn to Deal with their own they Are greedy and but they can be capable of great and they can learn from each other he set expanding a Short to convey those and other but the Book didst work out that it had and he Learned that laughter was a Good Way of dealing with some of the rotarians asked several questions about How the Book proceeded from writing to Bradley said that in total it was about a six year the publishers insisted that 100 pages of the manuscript be and began on Page 2 when the minibars from the All Chan and Jaffa shrine motor corps parked along Juliana Street after the Wagon train Parade kids of All Ages hurried Over to take a closer the minibars were a new addition to the fall festival this one of Many highlights of the fun filled weekend which concluded republicans Honor Bob Sweet on retirement David Bradley it was appreciation night tuesday for Robert who will retire at the end of this year after 12 years of highly successful service in county and 15 years of leadership in the Republican tributes and Well deserved plaudits poured in from All As the Republican county committee chose the occasion of their annual pre election dinner to Honor their retiring who plans to enter the former state senator Stanley Stroup served As master of welcoming the assemblage in Everett High school auditorium and introducing the county Republican candidates for officials of the party and the county he also recognized a number of distinguished including former congressman Irving Whalley of Windber and mayor William Stouffer of several fellow commissioners from nearby counties were also introduced Vernon Spangler and Bud Somerset county Edwin Wallis and Dean Perry county and Colson Blair leading off the presentations was Bud who read a congratulatory letter from president Gerald and presented Sweet with a special congressional commendation during Brief he noted that Bedford under sweets had stressed essential values As opposed to the welfare state and expressed the belief that he had More Faith in the future of Bedford county than in the nation As a he predicted keen com petition for the Republican nomination for the presidency Robert right As he accepts a congressional commendation from in expressed belief that this would be Good for the and said that he could support either referring to Ford and state senator Robert commending Sweet for his Fine work As chairman of the presented him with a hand some state Senate Resolution and Clarence Dietz made a similar presentation of the citation from the state House of there followed presentations of plaques and citations from the Bedford county Republican com Mittee and the county Republican made by William Jordan and a presentation from the East Providence township Republican made by Marjorie party Vernon Spangler of representing a Large delegation from the Bud Shuster at an appreciation night held in Everett tuesday Southern alleghenies plan Ning and development commission which was made a presentation commending Sweet for his Fine service As president of this group during past two Joseph acting on behalf of the Melvin who was prevented from being present by made a presentation by the United Church of into which ministry Sweet will speaking for the Tri county Community action group and the Broad Guy Marcocci presented their appreciation of sweets efforts on their at this Point the master of ceremonies introduced Katherine wife of the calling at Tention to the Way in which she had supported her husband in Many Ona vice on Page 8 on the Village Square events of the week Bright yellow chrysanthemums topped parking meters a gift of the Boyer Garden Center to Bedford Lions for the fall the Charles assistant pastor of the greater Bedford lutheran Parish for the past five and a student intern for two years prior to will leave Bedford 29 to assume the pastorate of the Liverpool lutheran Parish 40 Miles North of a former resident of Bedford Grayson of conducted the annual scientific meeting of the Panhandle medical society in held the first week in Grayson is the son of Scott Snyder of Everett re he is a 1939 graduate of Everett area High temperatures in the 80s and for several Days the third quarterly publication of the Pioneer historical society of Bedford the was issued to its members this the society held its quarterly meeting wednesday evening in the presbyterian Joseph Gardner of Seifert Street in Bedford has announced his retirement this fall from Active service with Diehl electric of Gardner has sold his interest in the firm to co partner Elvin the two have been associated at diehls for the past 28 omitted from the recent listing of the 50th wedding anniversary of and Ted Ickes of Bedford were their son and and Raymond Bud Ickes and who attended from rapid John George of Bedford and Henry Shoenthal of new Paris at tended the 27th annual scientific Assembly of the american Academy of family physicians in of environmental resources has decided to eliminate campsite reservations for its state Park campgrounds starting next All spaces in state Park campgrounds will be available on a first first served Secretary Maurice Goddard the decision was based on an analysis which showed Only a very Small percentage of family campers using reservations during the summer Bob Rock of friends Cove provided a musical treat for senior citizens at the Everett Church service Center Rock brought along several of his famous hand made banjos and gave a few samples of old fashioned strumming and the ninth Grade class at Everett High under direction of Beth produced last Friday in just Over three the group will put the proceeds from the Sale into their class George announcer for wafd has been named Campaign director for the second year for the March of dimes fund Raiser in Bedford Warren president of Bethany theological Seminary in was the featured speaker at the an Nual District conference of the Middle District of the Church of the Brethren 17 and 18 at the Dunnings Creek Church near new a Hitchhiker spotted on the outskirts of Bedford recently carried the hand lettered i wont Ann Imler of Bedford Isa patient in mercy Ohio and would appreciate hearing from the county commissioners agreed monday to earmark in next years budget for an attempt to locate a new Industry in the Everett the action came on a request from the Bedford county Industrial development the Money would be in the form of a Grant to the countywide which would allocate it to a project by the Everett Industrial development Council to build a Shell building or Purchase an existing this is the third seed Grant the commissioners have included in their annual the first went to Purchase a parcel in the Saxton Industrial Park that Money helped build the Shell building now occupied by last week the Bedford development Council and the county authority announced plans to erect a Shell building at the Bedford Industrial Park near the with an accompanying Campaign to find an Industry to locate in the for a Bedford Shell had been included in the 1975 the Grants eventually will be returned to the hopefully to establish a revolving fund the reimbursement will be taken from Money paid by an Industry to rent or buy the authority with an increase in new orders and a decision to shift additional work to the Wolfsburg the fair oort shoe fac tory will remain in operation despite serious consideration in weeks of plans to close the William manager of the Wolfsburg said a decision to keep the Plant open was made at a meeting last week by its Max Billig of plans also Call for additional work to be brought into the Wolfsburg Plant from the other two shoe factories owned by Hoxie Hoxie added that Many persons put out of work due to a decline in orders will be called Back within the next few and that additional personnel would also be needed in the expanded stitching he did not know How Many workers would be called or How Many additional persons would be citing the fluctuation in the number of shoes ordered officials had considered closing the Plant Early in when production dropped to 40 percent below As of 144 persons were employed at a school bus loaded with Tussey Mountain students was involved in a minor Accident at Riddlesburg wednesday there were no state police said the bus driven by Warren of pulled from a driveway and struck the right Side of a car that was northbound on township route the Driver of the car was identified As Katherine of damage totalled an Everett re 3 Man died of an apparent heart attack at the wheel of his car thursday Coy was pronounced dead on arrival at Bedford Hospital at state police said Imes car hit a dirt embankment at the intersection of legislative routes 05033 and 05113 one mile North of Mench about after the Driver suffered the he was alone in the damage to the 1968 Sedan was set at october 1975 next years great Bedford set for will follow on the heels of one of the most successful according to reports wednesday from the Bedford county agricultural which operates the the 1976 plans Are already for this receipts totalled with operating expenses of the receipts included Gate grandstand parking ground entry fees for the Pennsylvania sire Quaker races and privilege which Are the front footage rates paid by there were also receipts of from the Pennsylvania fair including in Matching funds received for the Fairgrounds rest rooms installed about five years expenditures to operate this year included paid for special in class for the horse race for horse and track in labor and for general there were also expenses for ticket Sellers and office judges and race and from an operating profit of the fair society spent on permanent which included the new stage Clearing space behind the barns and a Horseshoe pitching another was paid on the indebtedness the society owes on the Foury Earold of the approximately the grandstand Cost to is still owed after the latest with interest paid and a few other the society net balance is fair general manager Fred Hoover said any Bicentennial ideas county residents have to incorporate into next years fair would be available outdoor space is about 99 per cent sold out and All the indoor exhibit space is since All the exhibitors said they wanted the same spaces for next Hoover future and maybe in Call for leveling the Midway and pushing the excess dirt into the parking lot to raise it a new exhibition Hall is planned in some future the society wednesday reelected its Board of with the addition of Palmer taking the place of who was named an honorary vice officers renamed Are Tom president vice president and manager John Secretary Roy race along with Harold John Hugo Richard Eichelberger and will As Board members Virginia Mcvicker is the society Roger Rhodes of Martinsburg pleaded guilty tuesday to a theft charge that stemmed from the breaking of a residence in Woodbury township May Rhodes was placed on 12months and ordered by judge Van Horn to pay the costs of a and make restitution for five cases of Beer and alcohol to the owner of the John Bolger of state police had charged Rhodes with but the prosecution agreed to reduce the charge to testimony in court was to the effect that Rhodes had entered the cottage at Iron masters country club for another with the theft being an a roaring Spring re 1 Man died Early tuesday of a self inflicted gunshot according to state the victim was identified As Donald Howard he was pronounced dead at the scene by county Coroner Alton police said that at about Brumbaugh placed the barrel of a 3030 Rifle in his Mouth and inflicted the fatal Friendship fire from roaring Spring was according to just As the company ambulance attendants entered the the Man the incident took place at Brumbaugh located along township route 639 about one mile North of the Tri county Community action Agency transportation Richard Friday presented a plaque to county on Page 2

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