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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - September 11, 1981, Bedford, Pennsylvania
September 1981 Bedford Everett National guard unit to observe 40th anniversary the local unit of the Pennsylvania army National guard this year is marking the 40th anniversary of the Keystone divisions mobilization for combat duty in world War and will dedicate its next Drill in september to veterans who lost their lives in service to state and the 28th infantry division was mobilized in the first Call for More than men from 27 states to meet growing threats from Europe and the by the time the entire National guard had been called some 13 months there were a total of guardsmen on Active reports staff Al Brack of Public relations spokesman for 1st 110th 28th infantry stationed by the local then under a Dif Ferent company name and part of the 112th infantry regiment of the 28th reported to Indiantown Gap military reservation near where members trained until after the japanese attack on Pearl after several More months of training at various the 28th was sent to where it helped to liberate Paris and was a major Factor in the Battle of the Brack the 112th regiment was inactivated at Camp Brack the 110th and 112th were later reorganized and federally recognized on March with Headquarters at the unit was ordered into Active duty further reorganization followed on june As the 112th was recognized As a Parent regiment under the combat arms regimental combat campaigns of the Keystone 28th division in world War ii include Northern ardennes Alsace and Centra Bruck honors include a presidential unit Luxembourg Croix de order of the Day citation by the belgian army and Streamer embroidered ardennes and Luxembourg this said com Pany commander 2nd Stewart provides us with an Opportunity to acquaint those who participated in the mobilization of 1941 with the guard As it is it also helps to provide our guard Smen today with a sense of identity with the proud history of this unit and the 28th infantry americas Best and oldest local guardsmen were in Greensburg training other guardsmen to pass skill qualification tests on such items As a Law Light antitank Tow optically wire guided missile system and dragon portable i cant recall when imitators at Village it was a rain what that Cherokee indians performed at old Bedford Village during the Pioneer Days festivities Over the at Carl Wence of not his face painted to join in the at three Little indians provided lots of whooping and they Are Kim Tite of roaring and Chris Reese and Heather both of North seemed to find her legs were a bit Short yet to hold her crafts and food for Wagon rides and demonstrations kept the adults involved in the she gets on the bus one Stop after youve settled Down with the although the bus is almost she selects the seat next to How Are you you glance at her you remember but from where did you meet at a social work at adjoining or Exchange notes at some convention you sense that youve been together for a Long just and you you remember dont you of you glance at her left hand Shes wearing a wedding Hows your husband the the same As what or the same As when is he still working Are you of i manage to keep this conversation is degenerating but she looks at you with such Faith in her eyes and with the certainty that you remember her that you plunge in where did you say your husband works its not seemly to ask where or if she works youre supposed to at buds could that be a a driven or the Budds that manufacture machinery id better not ask what shift Hes what Are his hours three to you dont get much Chance to see each you assume sure i i work the same youre getting youve never worked in a factory where shifts Are the dont Tell me you have a Job at Budds also of course 1 we used to work from 8 to with the new computers they put state reps meet with commissioners commissioners from Huntingdon and Fulton counties last week had an Opportunity to discuss their problems with two members of the state House of representatives who Are closest to their Carville Foster of York chairman of the local government and Joseph of Oil chairman of the county govern ment were invited to meet with the three counties commissioners by Clarence Dietz of some of the discussion at the Bedford Holiday inn dinner meeting dealt with problems unique to one such As Hunting dons commissioners have to pay the costs of parole revocation hearings of inmates at the Huntingdon state correctional but other Gypsy Industrial Are those faced by All Foster characterized the upcoming legislative session by saying that for the first i feel a groundswell of the Public saying go ahead and Cut costs it hurts but it must be that May let us make some economics we never could Foster and Levi agreed that one of the few ways counties will be Able to Cut costs will depend on the state streamlining the mandates it has placed on the Levi said a study has shown there Are burdens placed on county governments through various codes the largest segment of of is in the area of government administration and As for the chairmen said they doubted that tax Reform Bills coming out this year Wyll the Bills Deal mostly with shifts from property to income taxes and the traffic on route 30 East of bed Ford was snarled for two hours monday afternoon As Penn Dot Crews and other persons cleaned up Nix tons of Coal spilled from this the truck had been parked at the residence of its Walter Morris of Bedford re but toe parking Brake failed and the truck rolled going Over the Steep embankment and onto the according to state no one was although there was a report that a trying to Stop for the traffic struck the Guardrail along the Rains licked army duty Calls Fluke to Panama Larry son of and Chester Fluke of Rural route has arrived for duty at fort a military police specialist with the 193rd infantry was previously assigned at fort he is a 1978 graduate of Northern Bedford county High abolition of so called nuisance but the legislators said there Are riders and amendments in the pending Bills that do not sit Well with various taxing bodies and taxpaying the commissioners who were Alva Howard Hinish and Gary Ebersole from Bedford Larry Lee Wilson and Merle Steininger from Hun and Donald Culler from expressed some concern about rumours Block Grants from the Federal government will become categorical Grants when passed Down by the state to particularly for social services because they feel we cant handle As one commissioner Foster agreed that has been hearing that blocks Grants Are becoming so altered on the Federal level that they Are almost Levi added that with the state House and Senate appropriations Corgi Ittzes now having More say in deciding How Money will be he was optimistic the although in lesser will reflect local government needs better than in response to a question about corporate the commissioners and representatives agreed that Pennsylvania is not competitive with Sunbelt states in attracting but that taxes Are not the sole the Burden of work mens compensation and unemployment compensation were termed by Dietz As a big Factor in Pennsylvania Industrial the commissioners found it hard to believe that the legislators could vote to liberalize unemployment benefits even when they knew the unemployment fund was sinking into debt to the Federal Foster confirmed that this had been True since until they always had the clout to pass liberalized he indicating that now republicans Are in they would try to change the legislators in Dietzs it is harder to take something away than not to have Given the legislators also agreed that Pennsylvania is probably not in a financial position to give industries some of the incentives Sunbelt states with Foster adding that he Felt some Type of incentive is needed to encourage productivity and retooling of a problem much on the local commissioners minds now is the Gypsy Moth infestation that is spreading into statistics for 1980 show that Hun according to commissioner ranked 6th in the state for damage done and 4th for the concentration of Gypsy Moth in Dietz said residents of the three counties Are concerned because there is so much stat owned land Here and the state is not spraying its game and Forest Foster said there is not enough Money to do an adequate spraying Job on the state i feel the parasite Angle should be or maybe the Gypsy Moth will eventually go the Way of the japanese which through predators and natural attrition Are not the problem they once eradication of the Gypsy Moth int possible at this the commissioners but com missioner Steininger summed we have to do some spraying to satisfy the having More experience with the problem than Bedford so the Huntingdon commissioners were sceptical about parasites to prey on the Gypsy predators Are about As questionable and would probably meet with As much resistance As some one while Wilson what you bring in could be just As bad eventually As the Gypsy also during the the commissioners were reassured that Rural areas would receive due consideration of applications for water improvement projects if the states voters approve a Bond Issue referendum in november to provide the funds Learned that no big in crease in funding for children and youth services can be expected this and that there is some division of thought As to whether employees of District justices offices should be state employees rather than county commissioner Hinish pointed out at the end of the meeting that the idea for the gathering of com missioners and legislators came from a suggestion made at a seminar he had correspondent Elizabeth Steckman we have second and third because you can key in another computer and you never worked an 8 to does she have you mixed up with somebody else you get a Bright you be at work if you work from three to eleven its my Day i work a staggered shift from tuesday through you look out the it is dusk the streets Are and the neighbourhood looks should you get off the bus and wait an hour for the next one youd better unless you want to be accosted by someone who Calls you Girlie or and you could very easily what do you do with yourself you keep the thin Edge of desperation from your this and just exactly what does that mean another look out the bus window reveals that dusk is and the neighbourhood looks More seedy now that Neon lights Back up the Grimy being seems a pleasant alternative to losing ones the bus grinds to a halt and passengers shuffle you and your Friend walk toward the sub which direction Are Vou going you maybe we could ride in going you advise you really want to go but you remember a platform onto which you can exit and change its Nice to see you you she by the i remember working with but i forget your the Roar of the subway train cuts out any further birthday Effie Corle celebrated her 98th birthday on she is a native of Bedford county and a daughter of the late Seigle Corle was married to Harry Corle who died on May she has five living her Home is at 227 Richard Street Effie Corle with her Dorothy Rolla Bender of Blairsville is her Only living Corle would enjoy hearing from her friends am Amily on her Taylor selected teacher of year Jocie daughter inlaw of Dorcas and Carl formerly of and now of Cocoa has been chosen As the 198081 teacher of the at Roosevelt Middle school in Cocoa married to Tim has been teaching physical education in Brevard for 12 she is the Mother of two and her hobbies Are Tennis and Wood she has had a successful year As the coach of the rms girls basketball ranked number one in Brevard this
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