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Cumberland Evening Times (Newspaper) - May 24, 1986, Cumberland, MarylandCwb fwd to Law my Cumberlin md., saturday May 24,1986 lowest paid teacher leaving school closing Pupil says goodbye a Amanda quam four one of five pupils of teacher Janice Herbranson said goodbye to her teacher Friday with a card of thanks. The one room Prairie schoolhouse closed and is not expected to reopen next year due to Lack of students. Mcleod . A Janice Herbranson fought Back tears Friday and said goodbye to her three pupils and their parents in the one room schoolhouse where her $6,300 salary brought her the title of the nation s lowest paid teacher. The 80-year-old school is closing. Two of her three pupils graduate to seventh Grade and a larger school. Mrs. Herbranson plans to move to Alaska leaving behind the school where she taught for 20 years and the Saloon she ran to supplement her income. Quot when i walked to school this morning i said a Little prayer and said Why do i need to feel this Way it s a Beautiful Day Quot she said. Mrs. Herbranson 51, was identified As the nation s lowest paid teacher in a 1983 Survey by the National education association. She has gotten a $500 raise since then. People in this tiny ranching Community of 45 or 50 people about 60 Miles Southwest of Fargo say they could t afford to pay her More but can t Bear to see her leave. Quot i wish she would t have to Quot Sai Kari Gruba 11, one of mrs. Herbranson s pupils. Quot probably most teachers Are More crab Bier. She s much nicer and you get More attention Quot said another Pupil Tammy Sveum 11. Kari s 9-year-old brother Kris would be the Only Pupil left after summer vacation. Quot i know she could have gone elsewhere and gotten far More the financial gain that other teachers get Quot said Tammy s father Ron. Quot i loved the Grade school Here. I would t Trade it for the White clapboard schoolhouse sits at the end of a dirt Road next to a pasture and across a baseball Park from the town s two churches. Mrs. Herbranson rang the schoolhouse Bell every morning at 9. She cooked her pupils breakfast and lunch every Day. She also taught them piano. On Friday they performed for their parents and the reporters and television cameramen who had come to record mrs. Herbranson s last Day. A framed letter from president Reagan hangs on the classroom Wall near the faded painting of Abraham Lincoln. Mrs. Herbranson did not get Rich teaching in Mcleod but she got Fame. It bothered her some Friday As she squeezed in interviews while helping her pupils color Book covers for stories they had written. Quot it keeps you from getting sad when there s so much mrs. Herbranson has known sadness. Her husband died in an air plane crash in 1971 and her son died in a fire three years later. Three sons live in town. She later became an alcoholic sought treatment and then became co owner the Sand Dune Saloon next to her House. She closes up at 10 30 or 11 every night so she can get enough sleep before school. She is staying in town this summer and planning to take classes at a University. Meantime Mcleod s schoolhouse can stay closed for two years before hearings must be held on dissolving the school District said Sheryl Dagman Ramsey county school superintendent. Mrs. Herbranson was asked to stay and teach the one Pupil but she declined. Kris would be lonely by himself she said. But in the unlikely event the school reopens with More pupils Quot would i come Back i can t answer that question Quot she said. Quot i can t dwell on that. Knowing me i reports conflict Colombo sri Lanka athe army said Friday it had successfully concluded its offensive against tamil separatists but rebels said fierce fighting continued in some places and warplanes again bombed civilian areas. Reporters Are not allowed into the northernmost Jaffna Peninsula where the fighting has occurred and reports could not be independently verified. A senior army commander speaking on condition of anonymity told foreign reporters in Colombo the capital Quot we have achieved our limited he said the army had Quot broken the terrorist encirclement Quot of Jaffna. It was the first briefing by a senior officer since the army launched a three pronged offensive a week ago to wrest control of the area. The sweep reportedly met stiff resistance from Well armed tamils who fired on convoys planted mines blew up Bridges and roads and hindered the movement of soldiers. Tamils comprise about 18 percent of sri Lanka s 15 million people. Defecting Pilot chained threatened others Taipei Taiwan apr two fellow crewmen said Friday the defecting Pilot who flew a taiwanese cargo Jet to China on May 3 chained one of them up swung an a at the other and threatened to crash the plane if they interfered. Co Pilot Tung Kung Shin and flight Engineer Chiu Ming Chih also said 56-year-old Pilot Wang Hsi Chueh and Chiu started fighting in the cockpit at one Point. Tung and Chiu held a news conference at the Taipei International Airport after returning from 20 Days on the communist Mainland. Reporters could not reach Tung and Chiu during their stay in China and their statements Friday were their first on the defection. According to Tung the Pilot made his move when the China airlines Boeing 747 was approaching Hong Kong with a cargo of fruit fish and tires from Bangkok. The co Pilot 57, said Wang suddenly brandished an a and tied a steel Chain around his neck handcuffed his hands and tightened Tung s Seatbelt to immobilize him. Quot big brother i am sorry but 1 am determined to land in Canton Quot Tung quoted the Pilot As saying. He said Wang returned to the controls and threatened to crash the plane if Chiu interfered. The flight Engineer had taken the lunch dishes to the Galley. Chiu 40, said that when he returned and realized what was happening he tried to kick Wang but hit a seat instead and injured his leg. Wang tried to hit him with the a Chiu said but stopped when Tung shouted that the plane was losing Altitude and would crash unless they stopped fighting. The Pilot then got in touch with the Canton Airport 60 Miles Northwest of Hong Kong Tung said. He and Chiu described Wang As very emotional about going to China and said they realized they could not change his mind. Actors die a actor Sterling Hayden 70, left the Maverick Star of Quot or. Strange love Quot Quot the godfather Quot and Quot the Asphalt Jungle Quot who preferred the High seas to Hollywood died Friday. Martin Gabel 73, right a versatile stage Atad screen actor who won recognition As Quot an All around Man Quot died thursday in new York of a heart attack. Wang who has a wife and two sons in Taiwan announced in China that he decided to defect because he missed the country of his birth and wanted to be reunited with his 82-year-old father. After the Landing in Canton the two crewmen said officials took them to separate rooms in a guest House and tried to persuade them to stay in China. Tung said officials told him his 80-year-old Mother and a Young sister both living on the Mainland wanted to meet him but he refused because he Felt the meeting Quot would influence my will to return to he said he first knew that he might be sent Back to Taiwan when he heard on a radio supplied by the chinese that negotiations were under Way in Hong Kong Between taiwanese and chinese aviation officials. A peking official of the chinese state airline canc who gave his name ony As or. Lin was asked about the two crewmen s comments. He said he did not have Clear knowledge of the situation and did not know where to reach Wang or officials who had dealt with the defection. The two crewmen and the cargo Jet flew to Hong Kong where China airlines officials said the 747 remains Sacramento Calif. Apr Federal marshals shot and killed William Thomas Forrer a fugitive from Maryland they said was trying to escape Friday near Sacramento metropolitan Airport. Marshal Dave Stanton told reporters that Forrer was one of several being taken to the Airport to be placed aboard a Federal transport plane. Forrer was wanted on Federal drug charges and for the kidnapping of a Maryland social worker who officials say was forced at gunpoint last month to return Forrer s infant son to him. Officials said Forrer had abandoned the baby on an air plane while eluding Federal drug investigators at Baltimore Washington International Airport last february. On Friday the officers said they stopped the prisoners Van and other vehicles at a gasoline service station near the Airport to use the restroom. They said Forrer handcuffed and chained around the Waist made a break for it. Despite orders to and the firing of several warning shots he kept running. A amp raw open mini conference convenes a a i ,. Saturday 10 4p.m. Only off All floor Sample furniture or Teil taif saudi Arabia a saudi Arabia s Ahmed Zaki Yamani and the Oil ministers of Kuwait Venezuela Indonesia and Nigeria met Here Friday to take Stock of efforts to enlist cooperation of non open producers in helping stabilize the world Oil Market. The five member committee was set up for the purpose by the full dress ministerial con Allegany liquor store 301 n. Contra st., Cumberland my. 777 7500 Man. Sat. 7 am to 11 pm Maryland Stato Raftory it Thrity i Iraq ring daily game 466pick four 7012 Gei your tickets Here Ference of the 13-nation Cartel last april in Geneva. The ministers were to prepare a report for the next open conference scheduled for june 25 in brioni Yugoslavia. The meeting in this saudi summer resort City convened to the backdrop of buoyant reaction by its members to Norway Oil minister am Oseien s readiness to meet open officials to consider cuts in Oil production of his country. Norway which with Britain produces Oil in the North sea was one of the major non open countries to which the Cartel looked for help to prop up Oil prices buy cutting output. On the eve of the taif conference indonesian Oil minister Subroto and kuwaiti Oil minister Sheik Ali Khalifa Al Sabah said they expected a Rise in Oil prices mainly because of a Rise in demand. They said they based their expectation on the outcome of contacts with m men eras a weather House a unique country store free delivery within 20 Miles pay by Cash Check visa or Mastercard Only. All sets sold As groupings a not included Are to s. 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Exploration and production activities in other non open countries including the United states and Canada have been curtailed on account of the Oil Price slump Industry sources said. A chinese economic delegation said in Kuwait recently that peking was ready to freeze its Oil exports As a Means of aiding the open exporters Cope with the Price difficulties. But the kuwaiti Oil minister said last wednesday that Britain s refusal to cooperate Quot has had a psychological downward Impact on prices that forced the postponement of Many Oil projects in the North Pennsylvania lotteries Harrisburg a. Up the winning number selected Friday night in the Pennsylvania lottery s daily number game was 394. The winning numbers selected in the Pennsylvania lottery s lotto game were 18, 09, 352636, 12 and the alternate was 03.the times news the Cumber land news Isis 140020i published by the time and Alleaman company monday through saturday mornings Al 7 9 South Mechanic Street Cumberland. 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