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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - October 24, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania October events of the week from Page 1 manpower director James Harbaugh in recognition of exceptional Public service the county manpower office has provided Van Drivers in Bedford for Tri county Rural transportation program which began with a total of 13 vans in Huntingdon and Fulton counties in and has expanded to 39 Bardell said the program could not have expanded in the Short time of its operation on its limited budget without the manpower he also cited the county commissioners for their awareness to the need of their constituents by making possible this facility where no mass transportation Type systems the cart program operates with funding from the state department of agriculture and the Federal office of economic it provides free transportation for elderly persons of the three county area for health care and related according to the manpower As Well As providing transportation on a loan basis to other service organizations of the involved october 1975 the county planning commission has reaffirmed to Penn Dot the local Agency list of Highway construction priorities Over the next 12 pen dots list had differed from the although both listed the Everett bypass As with the states announced cuts in funding million for the bypass would take and quite probably More the Money available for the 12 Penn Dot had listed two Bridge replacements As second and third while the county had listed them in 10th and 13th a new route 30 from Everett to Bedford was the county 2 while Penn Dot listed it a two Lane route 96 relocation in Hyndman was be Fords 3 and pen dots the county listed the need for a route 56 relocation and a climbing Lane in West Clair township As 5 Penn Dot chose it the fourth according to the county was a route around the Center of Loysburg Penn Dot said this should be the county list was sent to District 9 Engineer Robert Kopitnik and will go on to the state Penn Dot As county planning director Olin Horton the difference Between the construction lists May be since there int sufficient Money for both agencies top the Money would probably go to smaller projects lower on the including safety improvement program sip work listed by Penn Dot As having High priorities the sip projects were included As part of the Overall county list and did not receive High local Roy of was reported in serious condition at Johnstown memorial Hospital after he fell from a scaffold at a construction site near Cambria the Accident occurred Long was first treated at miners Hospital in he received head and leg injuries in the october 1975 three Bedford county truck Drivers were among a Hal dozen arrested in Somerset and charged with having overloaded Coal trucks on Borough the three were arraigned before magistrate Jon Barkman and released on Bond each hearings Are set for those arrested were William of Bedford re who was charged with being overloaded by pounds and was fined Roger of overloaded by pounds and fined and Richard of overloaded by and fined the arrests were part of a crackdown begun last week after complaints were received from residents about the trucks and damage being done to Bedford Borough Council is advertising for bids for the partial replacement of the existing Wood and steel girder Structure of the shovers run Bridge to Meadowbrook the bids Are to be opened at a special Council meeting the contractor will have 60 Days to Complete the work during the a Means for pedestrians to Cross the Stream will have to be provided by the the Bridge work being bid will include removing the existing Wood Structure and placing Concrete Caps on the present and putting in pre stressed Bridge beams and along with a pedestrian guardrails and a Blacktop Road the contractor will also have to clean the Stream but the bid notice adds that caution will be necessary because the sewer and water lines to Meadowbrook Are located under the Stream on either Side of the Bridge the Borough will Mark the exact the Bedford county comprehensive sewer and water plan last week received final approval from the department of environmental the begun in 1973 under the county planning is one of the states especially in the area of funding approval for sewer and water the plan lists the methods of present and future sewerage and water service in populated areas of the Alum Bank firemen will sponsor their annual halloween Parade beginning at the Parade will form on Back at 7 with any county or other group invited to Cash prizes will be awarded to All dressed and to All groups the Parade will proceed North on 96 in the and then move West on it will disband at the Bedford county free cider and1 Gingerbread will be served afterwards in the fire rain Date for the event will be firemen have issued a warning against anyone caught throwing objects along the Parade route this violators will be they and violations could result in a discontinuance of the annual october 1975 a Lack of Farmers Home administration loan Money for 1975 has delayed a proposed 42unit apartment Complex that had been planned in Everett by the 515 development of similar information from has state office was received earlier by Everett area Community both groups won approval of their projects on the state level they were told to resubmit the approved application within 90 Days for possible 1976 the 515 Complex was to be located on a tract along North Spring Street in six each housing six to eight townhouse apartment the Developer had applied for a each had applied for for its 20unit each Complex designed primarily for elderly the 515 proposal was designated As a 2volt Battery was stolen from a and Sand was poured in the Gas tanks of the Dozer and a truck at a logging site in Cumberland Valley township Between 9 and according to state the victim of the crime was Clarence Everett re the Willard Battery was valued at the state department of Revenue has mailed checks totalling to local governmental bodies in Bedford county under the fifth year of operation of the Public Utility realty the amount represents 97 per cent of the rebate due each local taxing because of a budget the balance wont be rebated until the legislature approves a supplementary according Milton Shapp the needed funds total about million state the tax act is a form of state Revenue sharing by which the Commonwealth collects taxes from Public Utility companies based on their real estate and land and then distributes it under a statutory formula to municipalities and school the Shapp helps compensate the governmental units for their inability to Levy property taxes themselves against Utility owned real distribution of the Money locally included to the with Bedford school District receiving Chestnut Everett Northern Bedford and Tussey of die Beuford is to receive Everett Manns new and township allocations were Broad Cumberland East East Snake South West West and october 1975 in Light of rumours Friday that Hugh Scott might be named ambassador to China and not seek a fourth Bud Shuster said in an interview in Johnstown that he will give some serious thought to the possibility of becoming a candidate for the Republican Senate Shuster said that until last he had taken the position that he would not oppose that it was unlikely that he would be a candidate even though Scott did not and that his first obligation was to the residents of his congressional last wednesday he received the first evaluation of a Survey made by a consulting firm hired by some of his sup porters in Harrisburg regarding the prospects of three potential gop candidates for the Senate the he showed that if there was a serious Liberal candidate from the Eastern part of the state George former editor of the Philadelphia bulletin and a serious Liberal candidate from the Western part of the state John Heinz of then a serious conservative in the Center of the state would have a real Opportunity to win the according to the study showed that in a Republican there is a 12 per cent greater turnout of party voters in Central Pennsylvania than in the East or those Shuster suggest i should get serious about this he i cannot ignore the substantive analysis made by people i i have Given them my approval to pursue the matter in More at the same he i am not announcing my candidacy in i still would have to say that it is unlikely i will be a candidate for the if he should become a serious candidate for the he said he would have to spend at least a year mobilizing his i dont shy away from that kind of a Shuster in i Welcome such a but the problem is How would i Campaign for the Senate and still fulfil my duties As a congressman on next years presidential Shuster said he could see no reason Why i could not vigorously support either president Ford or Ronald Shuster said he expects to seek election As an uncommitted Delegate to the Republican National the congressman also said that the results of Early presidential primaries in new Florida and Wisconsin will inc Date whether the american people want Ford or a conservative such As on 95fh birthday Friday sprightly Grace a Minnich honoured Harry Walter of new Paris re 1 has resigned As supervisor for East Clair David Bedford re was named to replace who reportedly resigned to accept a truck driving position with the Bedford county manpower the Bedford merchants association voted Down a suggestion that downtown retail stores give a 10 per cent discount to senior the suggestion was made last month on behalf of local senior citizens the association studied the but objections to included the difficulty in deter Ming the problem of and the potential for those eligible buying at a discount for families and acquaintances who otherwise would have to pay regular several store owners reportedly said they Felt the net effect of the discount offer would be to drive up other prices in the the merchants discussed but took no formal position on a plan being considered by the Borough Council to Block off streets in the Public Square area to create a pedestrian walking area during summer from Page 1 the he stepped in and did it he because he didst Trust Bradley graduated with honors at As a creative writing in he spent a year in at Kings in american studies As a Thouron after four months in Spain As a tour he returned Home and then began work with lip Pincott publishing House in the same Viking accepted his first Lippincott had rejected Bradley is now in new where his Job is working with experts who need help with writing he called himself assistant editor in charge of resuscitating dead Hospital notes there were 74 patients and four Newborn babies in the Hospital discharges Edna Hopewell Jane Bedford Donald Everett Ambrose Hopewell Arthur Everett Betty Fleegle and Manns Choice Grace Everett Deborah Everett Edna Everett Samuel Bedford Marjorie Bedford Shirley Bedford Ella Osterburg and Kathy Mary Alice bed Ford Michael six mile run Lois Everett Gene Bedford Carl Bedford John six mile run Diane Manns Choice and Connie Russell Bedford Patricia Bedford Shirley new Paris Karen Bedford wealthy Saxton bed Ford Lewis Oster Burg Joel Everett and Stanley Jacob Manns Choice Reta Feight and Bedford Palmer Bedford Irvin Broad top City William Bedford Beverly Everett Lee Schellsburg Jeffrey youre never too always said for sprightly Grace min the words were True the Little librarian of be Fords Public Library for Over 30 years from the 1930s until Friday celebrated her 95th As Over 40 neighbors and fellow members of the Dar gathered to Honor her in the coach i dont know How in the world i will Ever repay she said when she Rose afterwards to thank her guests at the Surprise luncheon held in the Kings i suspect i May not live Long you she added in a comment which Drew a wide round of they say the Good always die and if they then i must have been just it really int any fun to get said the Spry Little lady who still astonishes neighbors with her you just have to learn to come Down a to stay in a Little bit for the former staying in a Little bit More May mean a vigorous session of Canning after a full afternoon out with the girls at doing her own marketing every few or feeling just a Little let Down for the first time in Many she was unable to get out and shovel the Snow from her walk this but friends have ceased to express their Shes a very special one said i change her if i a native daughter of Grace was married to the late John a Bedford in the Early and the couple moved into their spacious red Brick Juliana Heights one of the first logo up on the Hill in they had two Rebecca Taylor and present Bedford attorney John Jack although she has lived in the Large House with its wide front porch for nearly 60 she is still incurably Active tending to her collection of and caring for a Winter family of Birds she watches from the windows on one Grace Minnich was honoured on her 95th birthday As Over 40 friends and neighbors gathered to help her celebrate at the coach presenting her with a specially decorated birthday is Betty at right is Sara who presented her with a Money tree containing in carefully wrapped one Dollar the invocation for the Surprise luncheon was Given by Mary Pearl a fellow neighbor on Juliana where Minnich has lived for the past 60 recent daughter Becky found her getting ready to bring in the potted plants she had put out last Spring along the front of her she never thinks to ask for Becky smiles in if its got to be she goes right ahead and does Becky laughs about the plants her Mother has left with and How poorly Treyve done without graces own Loving one Plant she gave me was just covered with she smiles and out at my it never bloomed once no matter what i although her sight has been slightly impaired in recent she is still working on an elaborate quilt begun several years and admired today by All who visit her at the Juliana she also canned again this As she has done for so Many at but for Many of those at tending it came As no asked Friday to reveal How Long they had known their replies were at first and then revealing of the depth of their Many Are Long time associates in Trinity lutheran others have met her through her work with the and Many Are simply neighbors who have known her since they built their own Homes on what they All affectionately Call the Shes always been a Good one said added Ive known her All my but in not going to say How Long that As yet another put i met Grace in 1919 when we both attended a party at the fort Bedford for it was when me moved to Bedford 40 years but All shared a common Bond with the Little lady who was observing her Shes just always been one of my favorite one said simply it was not the first Surprise anniversary party she had As one Juliana Heights neighbor recalled there had been another when the couple celebrated their 25th anniversary some years As she recalled he took me for a ride around the and when we the front porch was just filled up with we very nearly kept right on going when we came Back and saw now there Are three grandchildren and four great and Grace has often expressed the wish for Grace began her work with the Bedford Public Library shortly after working at that time As assistant to John Cessna the and Lillian when Smith was no longer Able to she assumed the and with Lillian remained until the Library was disbanded in the Early she at the in her but As one longtime Friend commented longevity apparently runs in the one the former Lillian James of lived to be and others have lived into their and friends have no doubt that Grace will match the As one enthused five years ago we celebrated her and in another five i Hope youll All be Here again because were going to celebrate her Everett area bulletin Board rotarians Host Little leagues Manns Choice David Bedford George Bedford and Tonya Clear Ville Stanley Ohio Donna Christopher and Everett Kay Bedford Richard Wood Jody Ann Bedford Earl Everett George Everett Linda Bedford Bertha Everett Henrietta Beaver Falls Mary Bedford Bernard Bedford Sharon Beaupre and Bedford Michael Manns Choice and Lena Broad Dolores six mile run Jeanne Oster Burg Leah Everett Dorsey Manns Choice Robert Bedford and Olive Trout births a son to and George a daughter to and James a son to and Samuel a son to and Michael a daughter to and Dale a daughter to and Lawrence a daughter to and Thomas Scott bed orders of hamburgers Ana French Fries were served to the Everett rotarians and their guests at Kellys Scenic View restaurant guests of the Everett rotary were the members of the Little league softball team which the rotary had sponsored this and the menu was selected to please the managers Gary foor and Lee Decooman had Ham the after dinner speaker was Robert baseball coach at the Everett High foor gave the boys criteria for being a successful Ball player he advised them to learn the fundamentals of the game and sportsmanship dont be a Showoff or argue with the Umpire be and then he told them to have there is no Junior High baseball program at but foor invited the graduating Little leagues to join the Pony league which practices in the speaker and Gary Are Brothers in a four generation line of Ball players and began playing As soon As they were big enough to Chase Gary has been manager of a Little league team since 1957 and Bob has been coach at Everett for the past eleven with a 70 percent win Dick Levan was program chairman for the sports Dick Levan Center presents a plaque to the managers of the rotary sponsored Little league Lee Decooman and As president during sunday evenings at Beverly Buch is vice Diane Penner is and Penny Smith was elected a halloween party is planned for the evening of preschool to fourth Grade children will hold a halloween party in the afternoon the same Gary foor Everett coach Bob foor left was speaker at the dinner when the club entertained the team tricks treat 29 wednesday from has been designated As the night for Everett youngsters to go the rain Date is Bonsall president elect Virginia Smith of Everett remains As president of the Bedford county unit of the auxiliary of the Allegheny lutheran she will be assisted in a two year term by Nancy Bonsall of bed the Bedford county group will serve a noon meal at the lutheran Home in Barndollar Speaks to women Mary English instructor at the Everett High gave a boost to the cause of Equality for women when she spoke at the 14 meeting of the United methodist using As her topic concern for Quality of human Barndollar told of the differences in women and mens credit and the methodist women will engage in making kits for world and quilt missionary thanks boxes should be taken to the november the election of officers was held Frank president Walter vice president Harrison Secretary and Robert hostesses for the social period were ralphard Wilmer Good Richard reveal secret Sisters ladies of the Zion lutheran Mission group held their annual anniversary dinner at the landmark following the dinner they enjoyed a social evening at the during which time they revealed the names of their secret Sisters and were Given new names for the next the first wednesday of each month is sew Day at the lutheran and the women meet at youth hold election the Parish youth Fellowship of the Everett and Breezewood lutheran churches elected Carrie foor Tiu lifelike paintings of animals unit Rural scenes by Margaret Rey Jirlds of Everett cd 3 Are on exhibit at the Everett free Reynolds is a former resident of Media and has received to Blue ribbons and Nan held seven exhibitions in the Philadelphia

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