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Alail Addresses Business: 1.4 E. 152nd St. Phone liLenville 4 103 Kbws: 15E32 Euclid Ave. Suite 311 Dedicate New Flag And Pole At Shaw Armistice Day: Kirk Offers A Pls Armistice Day will be observed in Shaw Senior and Kirk Junior High Schools Friday with East Cleveland Post American Legion participating in each program. At Shaw a two-fold program under sponsorship of the Student Council will mark the morning assembly at 8:30 a. m., the Armis tice Memorial assembly in the auditorium being followed with the dedication of the flagpole in the front yard, the flagpole being the gift of the Post. The auditorium program opens with a selection by the orchestra after which Dick Young, Student Council president will lead in the Pledge of Allegiance. The choir will sing and Wayne C. Blough, principal, will then introduce tne speaker, Judge Lee E. Skeel of the Appelate Court and an alum nus of Shaw High who will give the Memorial talk. The prayer will be given by Rev. John Elias Jones, post chaplain and past chaplain of the Department of Indiana. Following the program in the auditorium, the student body and the band will adjourn to the front lawn where they will form a semi circle at the new flagpole, given to the school by East Cleveland Post 163 American Legion. Kirk Thespians To Shake Family Tree Nov. 17th While pupils in the dramatic department at Kirk Junior High School offer some twenty plays during the school year, these, with one exception are for the student body or classroom work, only. But they do present one really big show and this year’s production will be on the boards at Kirk Auditorium the evening of Friday, November 18th and the public is invited. A cast of twelve students will tell what happened when “We Shook the Family Tree” from Hildegarde Dolson’s book of the same name. It’s a rollicking tale that goes through three acts with a cast made up of Lois Rowley, Bud Lemmerman, Gloria Marvin, Ed Conway, Roger Manton, Joanne Palicka, Phyllis Lowe, Sandra Mil ler, Joe Denison, Ned Gaylin, Illene Firestone, and Ralph Hess. Albert Martin directs the play with the assistance of student director Leeda Strauss. A dress rehearsal for students will be given Thursday afternoon, the 17th. This will be the first big school program in the auditorium since the new curtains and the new lighting was installed this summer. The Shaw swimmers pictured above are few of the members of the large cast taking part in “Evening in Manhattan." a water ballet presented by members of the girls’ swimming classes. This musi cal extravaganza will be unfolded Volume No. VIII—No. 45 Immediate Past Commander Grover C. Snyder will present a new flag to Dick Young, presi dent of the Student Council who will receive it in behalf of the school. As the flag is raised to the top of the pole all will join in singing “The Star Spangled Ban ner,” to the accompaniment of the Shaw High School Band. Guards of honor for the xercises will be Jim Pless, Earl Smith, Jer ry Ling, and James Bieck. Kirk Jr. High School is observ ing Armistice Day Friday with a program at 9:4o which will open with a flag drill under the direc tion of S. Robert Fraser, and selec tions by the glee club under direc tion of Miss Marjorie Shields. Richard S. Horan, member of East Cleveland Post 163 will give the memorial talk. Albert Martin, drama instructor and a cast of six students will offer a one act play “Son of •America.” The story of the play is built around the death of a hero and stresses not only the con tribution of the dead, but makes an appeal for unity in all faiths, regardless of creed, color or race. In the cast are Alan Seigeman, Dorothy Patterson, Elliott Ham merle, Barbara lerg, Nancy Con nelly and Joanne Batson. Appropriate programs are be ing given throughout the schools on Armistice Day also. Citizens are reminded to display Old Glpry tomorrow. Banks and postoffices will be closed for the day. Loadameter Classes For Police Today Officers of the East Cleveland Police Department today are learn ing how to weigh a truck with the city’s new loadameter and it is proving to be a bigger job than one glance. would expect at first enough to swing first wheels and then the It isn’t the front rear wheels on the loadmeter and add the poundage thus registered. The officer must be informed on the intricate highway regulations governing the kind of trucks, the number and size of wheels, and a lot of other mechanics and statis tics. Classes are starting at one o’clock in charge of Sgt. F. J. Hor vath of the State Highway Depart ment who is being sent to East Cleveland by State Highway rector, Col. George Mingle. PROPERTY SALES Mr. and Mrs. Malcom Dell, 1748 Northfield ave., have purchased a new home at 235 Bradley rd., Bay Village. It is a brick ranch type house and is in the $27,500 class. Thanksgiving Copy Early Because of the Thanksgiving Day holiday November 24th, the East Cleveland Leader that week will be distributed on Tues day, the 22nd. Thia throws the deadline to Saturday, Novem ber 19th.. To avoid disappointment in not getting your copy in the Thanksgiving Day issue, send it early to 15632 Euclid ave., or phone it to PO. 3378. Remember, all copy must be in by the 19th. Picture deadline.for ^the Thanksgiving Day iSsue will be Thursday, November 17th. l&C me J? i S-A, In the Shaw indoor pool on the evenings of November 16, 17 and 18 at 8:15 p. m. Front Row (left to right)—Pat Jones, Beryl Brown, Barbara Nusscll, Joan Beattie, Donna Woolway, Mary Jo Brigman and Joanne Becker, Second Row- Horan Hi-Ys Offer New Wrinkle In Dating A new wrinkle in dating has been demonstrated by 15 Shaw Hi Y boys who took their girls to 7:00 a. m. breakfast Tuesday ing at the “Y” House. New Traffic Signals On Superior Road In an effort tff control traffic within the highly congested apart ment area along Superior rd., two additional traffic lights have been installed by the City. One light is in operation at the intersection of Glenmont and Superior, and the second new light is located at Edgerton and Superior. The lights were installed fol lowing a traffic survey made on the street by the Police Depart ment under the direction of Chief H. ,S. Weaver. Traffic studies are also being mrtde elsewhere in the city and plans are in the making for the introduction of a different type of signals at the busier intersections. Schoo! Hour Bus Service Hits Snag Service on the new Haydon bus line struck a snag around 8:30 a. m. for a few mornings late last week and since then Ray Ennis of the Cleveland Transit System, and city officials have been endeavor ing to iron out the difficulty. The “jam” had to do principally with students enroute to Shaw High, Kirk Jr. High and St. Philomena’s Catholic School. It was reported Tuesday that additional buses had been put into service for this hour and the flow of traffic was practically back to normal during the hour. "Y" Mothers To Honor Gridders Di- Also on the guest list are Wayne C. Blough, principal. Milton Nier garth, director of Shaw band, and Ralph Patton, head coach at Shaw. Movies will be shown and brief talks will make up the after lun cheon program. Mrs. Z. K. Waldron, No. 2 Circle Chairman, has charge of the lun cheon and asks that reservations be in bv November 15th. Please call GL. 3425. East Cleveland, Ohio morn- dates a. ni. These 15 boys met their at 5:45 a. m. and by 6:45 election day, the 30 boys and girls were performing a civic service by placing “Vote Today” signs throughout town to remind voters of their duty. The gals and fel lows pronounced their early morn ing date a great success. Karl Brown and Bob Henderson of the East Cleveland Kiwanis Club thanked the group at the breakfast before th^e students trek ked off to school. A ,3 •wPhoto by Harry Flynn Mary Ellen Brophy, Carol Inman, Nancy Pearce, Gloria Campfield and Peggy Dietz. Story inside. UOL East Leader faAST O.<p></p>GLE^E-LAM*.<p></p>Cleveland Published in Conjunction with The SCOOP in Northeast Cleveland and The News-Journal in Euclid Richmond M. Rice "Thank You" Say City Officals To Celebrators All “Thank Yous” have come from city officials for the East Cleve land Business Association and all who participated in their sponsored community-wide celebration on the opening of Hayden ave. last week. Chief of Police H. S. Weaver expresses i s appreciation to ECBA, and especially to the citi zens for their orderly enjoyment of the festivities. were wonderful,” says the commenting on their fun, any annoyance. ‘The children chief, minus for a Auxiliary police come in “Thank you” for their co-opera tion with regular traffic officers in keeping traffic flowing and as sisting during the parade. Parade P.S.: The foursome de picting the leading characters of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” were from Allendale st. Included were Fred Piror as Uncle Tom, Laura Jane Carlson as Eva, Barbara Francioso as Topsy, and Judy Sands as Aunt Ophelia. The judges still are waiting for prize winners to call for their checks. If you were listed among the winners as announced in the November 3rd issue of The Leader, see Mr. Martin at Martin’s Dry Goods, 1380 Hayden, or Joe Eckert at Wuertz Hardware Co., 1395 Hay den. Women To Meet In Euclid East Shore Church the Mothers of the players on 1949 Shaw High School football squad will be the guests of honor when the East Cleveland Y Moth ers have their annual Football Luncheon November 17th. The luncheon will be held in the Y House, 1819 Lee rd. at one o’clock. raw?7-: 17th, On Thursday, November the Women’s Society of Christian Service of the East Shore Metho dist Church will be hostess to an all-day institute of members and officers of 16 East Side Metho dist churches: Church of the Cross, Collinwood, East Glenville, Glenville First, Nottingham, Park wood Ashbury, South Euclid, Wal worth, Willoughby, Willson, Win dermere, Wade Park. The assembly will be opened at 10 a. m. by a devotional period led by Rev. Paul Mayer. Mrs. W. B. Landrum, Tyler, Texas, field worker, will explain the work of the Society and point out ways by which the local group may extend their work and influence. Mrs. Landrum is well qualified to ad vise these officers and members for she, beyond her own years of experience as an officer, visits many hundred societies, this coun try over and gathers suggestions as she observes many interesting experiments. In the afternoon the women will have an opportunity to offer to Mrs. Landrum for her solution their own particular prob lems. This meeting in neighborhood groups is an innovation for Cleve land District women and will offer many opportunities for exchange of ideas and solution of mutual problems. To offer the hospitality of the East Shore church the President, Mrs. Stanley Whiteside, will be assisted by Mrs. Henry Wenner strom and Mrs. Frank Davis, Jr. Mrs. George March will chairman the hostesses and arrangements for the luncheon will be in charge of Mrs. K. K. O'Dell, Mrs. Frank Hill and Mrs. H. G. Alexander. Reservations for the luncheon will be taken by Mrs. Shay, GA. 9060. The president of the District, Mrs. W. R. Forsythe, will preside. Mrs. V. R. Peterson, vice president, will present the speaker. The president of Windermere, Mrs. M. L. Cope, and the president of the Chqrch of the Cross Society, Mrs. O. S. Walt hall, will help outline the question period. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Kovalick, 1285 East 137th st., a boy, Joseph Edward. October 31st. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Howard O. Weyandt, 1746 Coit, a girl, Lynn Margaret, October 29th. Walter H. Sutter The guest speaker secured for the Cook Cleland Testimonial din ner at Shaw High School Friday evening, November 18 promises to make of it an interesting evening. He is Commander Gus Woodhelm U.S.N. who will fly to the Cleve land Airport on November 18 in a P-80 jet propelled plane to at tend the dinner in honor of his old flight mate, Cook Cleland. Commander Woodhelm graduated from Annapolis Naval Academy in 1932 and became a commander in 1934. He has served on 10 different air craft carriers and during the war piloted the famous “Bomb ing Fool” and was a member of the “High Hatters.” Commander Woodhelm has the distinction of being chosen for the first night flighter squadron. The F-4-U Corsair, which Cook Cleland flys in the Thompson Trophy race is a familiar plane to both Commander Woodhelm and Cook Cleland, who flew Corsairs when they served together in the air arm of the Navy. If Commander Woodhelm can be induced to reminisce on their fly ing experiences the Cook Cleland Dinner will be more than a success. Be among those present when East Cleveland honors Cook Cleland. Re servations may be secured by phon ing the East Cleveland YMCA. GL. 3425. Reservations must be in fore Tuesday, November 15th. 12.800 Circulation Guaranteed Thursday, November 10, 1949 Eu- Capretta’s Market at 12605 did ave. corner Auburndale, will be closed all day Tuesday, Nov. 15th. The occasion is the wedding of Betty Capretta, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nicola Capretta, to mond Porello. Scores of Clevelanders know Betty, been high will 2208 Ray East She's since cashier in the market school days. The ceremony be at St. Marian’s Church, Petrarca rd. Another item of interest comes from Capretta’s. Last week, Mrs. Virginia (Tex) Vitantonio of 1709 Hartshorn ave. won a Tip-Top Fruit Cake there. On 25-Year List At Lincoln Electric Oak- Maurice R. Taylor, 16284 hill rd., is one of the new Quarter Century Club members at the Lin coln Electric Co. Mr. Taylor is an old East Cleve lander, being a descendant of Charles W. Taylor for whom Tay lor rd. was named. He attended Case Institute of Technology and was graduated from Michigan State College at Lansing. He is employed with Lincoln Electric in the capa city of welding engineer. Mr. Taylor’s son, Gregory, is a third generation graduate of Shaw High School. Suffer, Rice Commission Winners Richard S. Horan Their Golden Wedding Day 1 Clelund Dinner Reservations Due 1 House reception is Open held for the friends and of Rose and Will Emch An being family at the Acacia Country Club on November 13th from 4:00 to 8:00 p. m. in honor of their fiftieth wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. F.mch were mar ried in Cleveland on Nov. 11th, 1899 and both are native Cleve landers, Mr. Emch is 75 years of age and Mrs. Emch 69. Guests of honor at this re ception will be Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hackbert, Mr. and Mrs. J. Rybak, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Douda, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Douda and Mrs. and Mrs. Ern^t Severin who have previously celebrated their fifieth anniversaries. Mr. Emch was associated for many years with The Cleveland Cap Screw Company and since re tiring they have made their home with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Bell, 1859 Sheldon st., East Cleveland. Biederman Market Is Sold To C.J. Koch be- Store Closed For Daughter’s Wedding for The meat market operated many years by John Biederman at the corner of Hayden and Ardenall has been taken ovei- by Clarence J. Koch. He will be assisted in the business by his father, Jacob H. Koch. Both have been butchers all their lives. The market will be known as Specialty Meats and will feature a full line of fresh meats, poultry, fish and frozen foods. Add Dramatics To Community Centers di- Eugene C. Davis, producing ricetor at Cain Park Theatre for the past two seasons, has been ap pointed supervisor of dramatics for Cleveland’s community centers. Twelve community centers will be supervised by Mr. Davis, who has already worked out an interesting program of plays to be produced during the current season. An experienced little theatre-di rector has been selected to take charge of each drama group. The new project is under the sponsorship of the Joint Recreation Board of Cleveland. Legion Stag Supper Post As usual, East Cleveland American Legion will Armistice Day with a stag party at the Post Home in Hawley Park, A spaghetti supper will open the informal program and reservations are being made with Post Ad jutant Charles Leonard, GA. G007. Amos Hayden is post commander. observe Home From Abroad Miss Ann Eckelson, proprietor of Ann’s Dress Shop at 12334 Superior ave., returned last week from a three months’ trip to Eu rope and Palestine. She visited England, France, Italy and Israel, also an unscheduled visit on Cy press when she was aboard an air liner that made a forced landing there. Two-to-One Confidence Incumbent Candidates East Cleveland voters, 9,549 strong, went to the polls Tuesday and gave a vote of confidence to incumbent city officers seeking re election. It was an easy two to one victory for the winners in the two contested race*’, for commis sioner and for constable. In the first contest for commis sioner in years, the voters decided definitely to retain Richard S. Horan, Richmond M. Rice and Wal ter H. Sutter, the three City Man ager Commission Committee sup ported candidates. They were given National Kid s Day Newest On Year's Calendar Kiwanians of the Tenth Dis trict, which includes Cuyahoga County, are participating in their first observance of National Kids Day being sponsored by Kiwanis International. National Kids’ Day will be celebrated for the first time on Saturday, November 19th and in succeeding years on the third Sat urday in November. The purpose of National Kids’ Day is to recognize the importance of youth and their place in the future of the nation to study the needs of youth and how these needs are to be met. Here, in East Cleveland, Kiwan ians have been urged to attend church Sunday, taking children with them to the service. In the schools the elementary grades will have the day brought to their attention through mes sages to the parents and recogni tion at PT A meetings. At Shaw High School the Student Council next week will plan its own ob servance of the new day on their calendar, announcement of which will be made later. City Manager Chas. A. Carran has issued a proclamation call ing the attention of East Cleve landers to National Kids’ Day. Police Hunt For Lone Gunman In 2 Holdups Police are searching for a gun man who on Saturday robbed two places of business here, locking up their victims before they left for parts yet unknown. From de scription and method as reported by the victims, it is believed the two robberies were committed by the same man. The first theft, at 2:45 p. m. came when the stranger walked into the Anewalt & Byrne real estate office, 1542 Hayden ave., ordered Mr. William Byrne to toss out his wallet, and Mrs. Rose Ane walt to hand over her purse. He then locked the two in the cellar and left. Their calls brought assist ance and release. Mrs. Anewalt and Mr. Byrne are business part- In the second theft, some four hours later, a gunman held up Miss Rachel Barnard, 3154 Redwood rd. a clerk in the Ounn Floral Shop 12706 Superior rd. With a “Giv me the money and no funny busi ness or I will kill you” remark* Miss Barnard handed the man $4! in bills. He did not want the silve in the register. He then forced he into a passage way leading into neighboring store and fled. Spirited Campaign “Who will it be?” This is the question of every Shaw High dent as they eagerly await the re sults of yesterday's election to select the 1949 football queen. The announcement will be made at to morrow afternoon’s pep rally in anticipation of the game with Cleveland Heights at Shaw Sta dium tomorrow night, to mark finis to this year's football season. The queen and her attendants, the two runners up, will be introduced at the game Friday night. & on the lips School stu- Queen candidates were nominated by the Card gridders and each can didate has had a campaign man ager who has brought the qualifi cations of his candidate to the at tention of the voters. Candidates and their campaign managers have been: Anita Di Giovine with Bart Di Liddo as manager ..Janis Foxall with Jerry Young' as manager Helen Heckert with Dick Hender son as manager Rosemary North with Jack Meyer as manager Bar bara Nussell with Jack Reul back as manager, and Carol Reichenbach with manager Edmund Alemagne. 9 Thanksgiving 0 Copy Early a strong vote over Thomas (Ollie) Troescber, retired police lieuten ant, who sought one of the three berths on the Commission. Troes cher trailed in the one-sided race. Results of the Commission vote: Richard S. Horan Walter H. Sutter Richmond M. Rice Thomas Troescher ...........6,740 ................7,230 ...............7,292 ........3,309 vote....picture, In the overall George N. Nelson, seeking re-elec tion to the Board of Education ran away with the election tally for the most votes to a candidate. He received 9,075. Mrs. Miriam Mor gan, also seeking re-election to the school board, received 7,397 votes. The second contest to add pep to the day's voting also proved a loss for the “new” man in the field, John H. Letts, making his first bid for public office as a can didate for constable was third in the vote Which re-elected W. C. Barry and Ed J. Freil, incumbents. The vote: W. J. Barry .......................... 5.373 Ed J. Freil...............................5,108 John H. Letts ...................... 3,476 Judge Stanton Addams received 7,870 votes in his re-election as Justice of Peace. Returns on county and state is sues were incomplete at press time. International Kiwanis Head To Visit Euclid I When J. Hugh Jackson of Pa' Alto, Calif., international president of the Kiwanis Club, arrives in Cleveland to pay an official visit to the tenth division, Kiwanis Clubs, he will be guest of honor at a dinner party at TAPCO's Eu clid, 222nd st. plant. Host club for the affair, being held Wednesday. November 16, will be the Euclid Kiwanis Club, which is making reservations for several hundred guests from other clubs in the tenth division. In honor of the international president, “ladies night” will be observed. Ralph Darby’s interclub committee is organizing the affair, while Dan Metts is handling ticket ales and distribution, and has con acted all club secretaries for sale tickets and promotion. The publicity committee, which s assisted in the promotion, has tained delegates to call on all e clubs in the division to make a personal appeal to attend this. Marks Shaw’s Election 01 1949 Football Queen Another high point of the rally will be a pep speech by Mike Scarry, Western Reserve Univer sity football coach and a cheering session led by the Shaw cheer leaders. The band, which plays at all grid games, will provide the music for the rousing rally. Corridors throughout the build ing are gay with poster* and slogans as six class managers vie with one another to claim the most votes for their canoidate. Judging from the pictures of the six on display in the main corridor, selecting the queen will be a diffi cult balloting gesture, since all are so lovely. Slogans were also noted on the backs of note books, and some of the students were boosting their choice for queen by wea-iag a sign around their neck. The committee in charge of the football queen election is Mary Henry and Dave Baumgartner while the rally itself is arranged by Roger Moorhead, Mary Hoff man, Janet Johnson, Bill Campbell’ and Ted Tsvedos. George Todd is faculty advisor for the Student Council.