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Bedford Inquirer (Newspaper) - May 21, 1971, Bedford, Pennsylvania
In Cutrer established 46 Bedford May 1971 two strikes Over Here classes resumed May in Bedford and Hyndman after an 8 Day shutdown which affected students in the schools were idled May 3 when most of the 150 teachers walked teachers voted wednesday morning to return to and issued the following statement because of the Progress made on noneconomic the teachers voted to return to the negotiations on other unresolved issues will continue with the boards professional a teacher said Over 100 had attended a Brief and voted overwhelmingly to it appeared the misunderstandings about each others positions had been cleared up in two meetings school director Carl Deibert said he had discussed the impasse with two teachers not on the negotiating and had then been contacted by the committee Board president Charles sides appointed Ruth Baer and George Butz of Manns Choice to a committee to discuss the impasse with teacher the directors and five teacher met tuesday after a tuesday evening school Board a Brief meeting was held with the in which the final understandings were recon a spokesman said we cleared up some areas of and some teachers saturday had accepted a package of but refused to return until assured that talks would continue on the non economic it appeared they had their Assurance As of tuesday school will continue until june but seniors will graduate on baccalaureate programs for both Bedford and Hyndman High schools will be May commencement at Bedford is scheduled May and at May superintendent Robert Davis Well try to take up where we left charge six mile Man for assault six mile state police monday charged David of six mile run with police said Abbott was charged before District Justice Charles Guyer in Hopewell As the result of an incident involving James Woodbury the incident took place at the Replogle school in new Enterprise thirty five Union employees at the Bedford Plant of Westinghouse saturday voted unanimously to accept a tentative contract reached Friday at a negotiating session in the vote signalled the official end of a strike that began at Midnight april Clair president of local International Union of electrical said the Union was very satisfied with we Are looking Forward to returning to work and doing a Good Job for he work is scheduled to resume with the Daylight shift the strike was called when the Union and management could not get together on six supplemental contracts to a National Westinghouse contract previously key issues were seniority and Job Barefoot said each was discussing Job he the agreement provides for four of Job the company had asked for five and the Union Barefoot further noted seniority can be applied across classification rather than Only within a particular he described company representatives As very cooperative at the bargaining sessions in Pittsburgh and said no real difficulty was experienced in reaching the session was called and presided Over by Federal mediator Clair Replogle of he had met three times prior to the strike with representatives of both group forming Everett moving to ambulance prominent Democrat Ross Hershberger Dies Ross Hershberger Ross one of Bedford county prominent democratic leaders for the past Quarter and Active in Many died unexpectedly at his Home at Wolfsburg May he had been afflicted by a heart condition in recent and was apparently overtaken by a massive seizure while seated at his he was born june in a son of Edward and sue Bixler her he was never he was a lifelong resident of following in the tradition of his he was a lifelong jeffersonian and Rose to a position of prominence in state democratic where he was a respected colleague of Many of its among them the late David Lawrence and former mayor Joseph Barr of because of his integrity and he held the respect of members of both political both in his own county and in the beginning with the Earle he held various offices in state government at in 1942 he joined the Marine serving for three years with the third Marine division in the Pacific during this period he was with the forces engaged in the Battle of he was later attached to Quetico Marine base As an after the War he attended the University of Virginia at returning to Bedford to serve As an accountant in the offices of the Bedford he later engaged in private accounting practice for a number of he became the second world War ii Veteran to serve As commander of Bedford Post american in and he was Active in both Post and Home association As an officer and for More than 15 he returned to Harrisburg and the Pennsylvania turn Pike where he served for More than 14 years As its personnel he retired in 1968 because of ill in democratic party Cir he held various posts of and served As a Delegate to National con vent ions on several he was the democratic candidate for Congress from the old 18th congressional District in most he served As chairman of the Bedford county democratic com until poor health caused his he was a faithful member of Johns United Church of where he had served As an elder and teacher of the mens Bible among other he was a member of Bedford Lodge and the Harrisburg consistory Jaffa Temple shrine Bedford county shrine club Bedford Lodge bed Ford county sportsmen club Frederick Sutton fraternal order of police fort Bedford Post veterans of foreign wars and Pennsylvania he is survived by two Herschel Bud and Francis both of and one wife of Raymond also surviving Are one Niece and four he was preceded in death by a and a county youth Good after Auto strikes bus Joseph of Hopewell re who was injured Friday evening when his Auto struck a bus loaded with youths in route to a rolling skating party at Cypher was listed Good sunday in Bedford county memorial he is being treated for cuts on the face and state police at Bedford Barracks said his westbound Auto skidded on legislative route 05056 and hit an eastbound bus containing 62 youths and driven by ralphard of six mile run there were no injuries to those on the on which damage was set at browsers car was demolished with loss set at one crash led to another Early sunday morning on six Miles West of Manns two persons were Hurt in the second the first Accident occurred at when Daniel of Buffalo Mills apparently fell state police he suffered slight injuries but refused immediate treatment when his Auto struck an an ambulance problem that has plagued much of Bedford county since funeral directors announced they would quit the business by june 30 apparently will have three separate based on a meeting wednesday night in Everett and subsequent they Are As follows Everet Breezewood the Ray town ambulance a nonprofit will sell membership cards in the areas served by the two fire Bedford funeral director Roland Keiler the Lone exception to the decision by funeral directors to quit thursday i will remain in the business and will make sure the people of Bedford have Schellsburg and Northwestern Bedford a Volunteer Schellsburg group is being organized after the pattern of the Ray town Sale of membership cards is specific details of the Ray town plan were spelled out at the session in it originally was scheduled As a meeting to discuss the possibility of formation of a single countywide but the 27 persons attending quickly agreed Only the Ray town group had done its Homework and was ready to Fred Hyde of and Herb Gump of Everett were chosen co chairmen for a countywide Hyde announced the Schellsburg group would meet Early next Gump and Everett funeral director Lynford Conner presented a plan that divides the service area into three one is Providence and Snake Spring township where family rates will be and individual rates zone two is Providence Brush Creek township Fulton Mann Monroe Hopewell town ship and Colerain rates Are per family and for zone which would on Page 8
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