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Country style baked beans

1 lb. dry Great Northern beans
6 cups water
1 teaspoons salt
1 small clove garlic, chopped
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 medium onions, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
3 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
6 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled

Combine washed and sorted beans, water and salt in a large saucepan. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain. Add water to cover beans and simmer with garlic, bay leaf and pepper until tender (about 2 hours). Saute onions until golden. Add remaining ingredients to onion and cook for 5 minutes. Drain beans (save liquid) and add to mixture. Stir thoroughly then place in 2 quart casserole. Add bean liquid to cover and bake at 350 degs. F for about an hour, adding liquid if necessary.