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Bedford Inquirer (Newspaper) - August 27, 1971, Bedford, Pennsylvania Tum to established 9 Bedford Everett August 1971 Bock to school nearing really despite doubts despite the doubts of the it now appears children will flock Back to school on schedule this teachers and school boards have reached agreement at Claysburg and Tussey and seem near agreement at months settlements were reached at Northern then Chestnut and school will resume at Chestnut Hyndman and Tussey Northern Bedford classes resume today Back to school edition includes Home room listings for pupils at Bedford and Chestnut tomorrows edition will in clude Northern Bedford and in sum Mary reports of negotiations which seemed to imperil the return to school have been plus other views of educations most timely topics 7month seige ended Bedford Board okays pact Man charged for Londonderry rape an re 1 Glencoe Cambria county Man is free on bail after being charged with rape in connection with an incident in Londonderry near Hyndman state police said Mary of Latrobe reported she was raped and As a result Johnny was arrested and charged before District magistrate am Malye Obrien in Schellsburg one slightly Hurt in Saxton crash Glen occupant in a car driven by her was taken to Nason Hospital for treatment of minor in juries following a three vehicle crash on two and on half Miles North of Here at the Worthing car had stopped for an Auto driven by Marjorie Kann of Huntingdon that was making a left and was struck from behind by a tractor trailer operated by John Miller of the Impact pushed the Worthing car into the Kann police Are also investigating a breaking at the Wildwood inn in about was stolen late Friday night or Early saturday police the Bedford area school Board swiftly ratified the negotiated agreement with teachers thursday night in open ending for All intents a seven month the oneyear contract remains to be formally but both parties have signified that the terms understood As of monday evening Are school is scheduled to resume the school Board gave tentative formal approval to raises for All its other pm from the superintendent to the with the understanding they would go into effect when the 90day wag Price freeze at the same Board Learned it was going into the red Board Secretary Pearl Shoemaker said she would have to borrow Over to pay August the months Bills totalled and the Board approved payment of in Esea that Money has not come in from the but the major reason for the borrowing is the states for a two county men victims of suicide Manns two re 1 Manns Choice one of them missing for ten were found dead both suicide one of the Blair Butch had been missing since Coroner Alton Barefoot when found about 2 a search was organized by Shawnee Valley firemen sunday after Hillegass was reported missing by and Ross with whom he Hillegass body was found along the Edge of a wooded area about on half mile from his Barefoot the body was badly he but a calibre Bolt action Rifle was in Hillegass hand with one shot the other victim was Robert Barefoot said Mcvicker Hung himself from a Rafter in his barn and was discovered when his wife and other family members noticed him missing about 7 the Mcvicker Home is located along a legislative route and is the first House South of the White Sulphur Springs he was reported to have been despondent both deaths were ruled suicide by no notes were second time this to pay its quarterly when the freeze area administrators will be greeted by an to Arthur Townsend was Given a to and Paul Mowry a to superintendent Robert Davis was boosted to the latter three Are considered 12month the others 11 month school secretaries were Given a 10cent per hour with some notably two who were being paid under the minimum custodians were granted raises of putting nine at the one at and two Over three would receive Over and seven in the Vicinity of janitorial substitutes will be increased from per hour to the Board also approved cafeteria help increases of per to a boost of for the and three paid sick leave Days plus hospitalization the vote on the raises with Perry Graham and George Butz voting the Board had decided on its action in a closed session july after a Short the Board decided it could not legally raise the adult lunch rate to 60 cents from 50 students will continue to pay 35 the Board elected Gerald Risbon As custodian at South and Theodore Fisher at the Board approved several personnel including the return of assistant football coach Robert Baker had been persuaded to return a year then resigned at he was accepted As Hyndman phys de a new and then As assistant varsity after some debate about his possible responsibility As girls basketball the Board approved girls basketball teams for both at least in this three resignations were from Hyndman music director Thomas Bedford Art instructor Vernon and High school English teacher Mary Ellen others hired included Charles Thomas Ritchey of As an English teacher in Bedford High Bonnie Lee Platt of Mckeesport As an eighth Grade English teacher at Bedford miss Bertha Dell of Greensburg As first Grade teacher at Colerain miss Donna Gallardy of sum Merhill As Spanish teacher to Divide Days Between Bedford and Hyndman miss Kathryn Siburt of Everett to teach English at Bedford Joseph Maust of Somerset to teach sixth Grade at Londonderry school and Wesley to take the temporary sixth Grade position at the Board also adopted a code of discipline and another on parking the discipline code was established As a starting Point with discussion Likely to continue with teachers in the meet and discuss format following contract the code specifies that teachers Are to handle discipline cases and can paddle students in the presence of another but Are not to hit the code also warns teachers about their own notably profanity and cases referred to the office Are to be accompanied by an explanatory and disposition of the Case will produce a return the Board approved Low bids for Coal for several the High school bid of per ton for 275 tons accepted earlier had to be replaced due to a secretarial n sheets Coal was awarded a Fay Ley dig won the Low bid for three elementary schools at and another at attend confab local representatives at the convention of the Catholic daughters of America and in grand were Junior Joseph and Patty of court Thomas Heyden court final session Keystone cop Warren Geisler dunks Barb May of Bedford in a Friday evening session of the Bedford county Kangaroo court held on the Public Many of fenders were tried for such crimes As shaving without a it was the final session of court for the 1971

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