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Mail Addresses
Hiisiness: B14 E. 152nd St.
Phone GUnvillo 1-43B3
Mews: 14600 Endid Avb.
Apt. 30?
Couple Killed
Enroute To Buy
Florida Home
Enroute to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.,
where they planned to buy a home,
Mr. and* Mrs. Emil P. Hahn of 1504
Burlington rd., Forest Hills, were
killed in an automobile accident
near Daytona Beach, Friday,
August 14th.
Mr. Hahn, 73, met instant death.
Mrs. Hahn, 53, died 28 hours later
in a Daytona Hospital.
The Hahns were traveling
south. An automobile with a two
wheel trailer loaded with lumber,
was traveling north. Just as the
two cars approached one another,
the trailer jacknifed, shearing off
the top of the Hahn car, a brand
new Cadillac.
Surviving the Hahns are two
ions, Robert C. at home, and Paul
Emil Hahn of 1065 Brandon rd.
Mrs. Harn is also survived by a
Mr. Hahn was the operator
owner of the Hahn Manufacturing
Co., makers of tools, dies, etc. He
was a member of the Acacia Coun
try Club, the Cleveland Athletic
Club and the Turnverein Club.
Five East Clevelanders
Pass State Bar Exams
Five East Clevelanders are
among the candidates to success
fully pass the state bar examina
tions, according to announcement
by the Ohio State Supreme Court.
Miss Carol Timen, 13715 Terrace
rd. is the one woman on the East
Cleveland list. Miss Timen plans
to join her brother, Elmer G.
Timen who has his attorney of
fices in the Prospect-Fourth Build
Garth Griffith, 2025 Mt. Vernon
blvd., son of East Cleveland’s di
rector of Law, Arthur E. Griffith,
was not present at the swearing
in ceremonies at Hotel Allerton
Wednesday. Garth entered the U.
S. Army July 22nd and is statiened
at Camp Chaffee, Ark.
Already employed by Sohio,
Warren D. Langer is another new
attorney. The Langers and their
two children, Warren jr. and Jan
ice, reside at 1626 Elsinore ave.
Other East Clevelanders passing
the state bar exam were Karl E.
Rapp, 13422 Gainsboro rd. and
Harlan Hayes jr., 13033 Euclid
The Shaw High School March
ing Band is being called back to
school next week in order to get
an early start in their preparations
for the coming football season.
Director S. Robert Fraser has sent
out postcards notifying former
band members and prospective
new members of the schedule for
next week’s meetings.
The schedule for next week is:
Tuesday, August 25th Uni
forms issued 10 a. m.-12 and
4-6 p. m., Shaw High, Room 200.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
August 26th-28th Marching
Drill 9:30 to 12:30 Shaw
Drills and tryouts for major
ettes will also be held at this time.
As soon as this group has been
chosen they will be measured for
new uniform that has been
styled especially for the Shaw
Many new ideas will be intro
duced by the band and the major
ettes this coming season. Diree-
Fight Pol foWith Blood
Named Principal
Named principal of Willard
High School is former East Cle
velander, Paul P. Williams, a
graduate of Shaw High School.
Williams is working on his doc
torate at Florida University where
he has been a member of the fac
ulty as well as a doctorate stu
dent for the past two years. He
plans to complete his work for his
doctor’s degree at Florida U.
Planned as for their last outdoor
meeting of the season, the Men’s
Club of St. James Lutheran Church
will hold a steak fry at Forest
Hills Park, Friday, August 28th
at 6:30 p. .*
Shaw's Marching Band And Majorettes
Start Stadium Dri Is Next Tuesday
tor Fraser attended a football band
workshop at Western Reserve
University this summer where
many new innovations were work
ed out. Also at the present time
Chuck Alexander, this year’s drum
major and a few of the majorettes,
headed by Julie Hatch, are attend
ing a drum major’s institute at
Oglebay Park, Wheeling, W. Va.
This group is exchanging ideas
with others from all over the coun
try as well as receiving instruc
tion from professionals.
The band members that are in
town and are able to report next
week will be issued their freshly
cleaned uniforms, including a com
pletely rebuilt cap, and then will
be given training in the funda
mentals of the new drill proce
dures to be used this Fall. They
will be given leading positions in
the marching band where they can
in turn instruct members that re
port later.
There will be no meeting of thr
bahd the week of August 31st.
Volume No. XI—No. 34
They Give Their Blood Again
This group represents just 11
of the 22 employees at Markad
Motors, 13219 Superior rd. who
have signed up to give blood to
the Red Cross at East Cleveland
Blood Donor Day, August 24th at
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Read
ing from left to right, standing,
are: Carl Platt, Jack Gayer, Mike
Lynch, Bill Wuertz, Bob Atkinsoh,
Tom Weir, Bud Tabor and Tony
Augustyn. The trio are
Arndt, Dick Quinlan and
The 11 Markad employees not
shown, but who will also donate
blood are: Jim Watson, Bob
Hulderman, Jack DeSilvey, H.
George Moore, Darrell Fritz, John
Winiarski, Bill Campbell, Harold
Reese, Ken Hughes, Dari Muman
and Mark Luke.
Its Peanuts'
Kenneth R. Vermillion, president
of the Kiwanis Club of East Cleve
land has appointed Robert M*. Kerr
to chairman the club’s 1953 Pea
nut Sale.
Mr. Kerr has already lined up a
few of his workers. For instance,
James Bateman will direct the
dor bell ringing Girl Scouts, Camp
Fire Girls and Girl Y-Teens. Boy
Scouts will man the main street
intersections under assignments to
be worked out by Ed. Hein, Bob’
.Henderson and John Austin, Bill
Cumler, YMCA executive secretary
and Kiwanian, will direct the Y
Boys participation.
“Other details will be announced
later,” said General Chairman
Kerr, “but right now we want to
let everyone know that the peanut
Campaign rolls September 20th to
a grand finale on the 26th.”
72nd Mdlrath
Reunion At
Euclid Beach
The seventy-second annual
union and picnic of the Mdlrath
family association will be held Sat
urday, August 22nd at Euclid
Park Club House, East 222nd, st.
and Lake Shore blvd.
The descendants of the first
Samuel Mdlrath will gather early
in the afternoon. A program of
children’s games, and visiting will
fill the time before
per which is to be
style, at 6 p. m.
a picnic sup
served buffet
meeting will
A short business
follow, then a talent show and
movies for the children, and square
dancing for young and old.
Samuel Mdlrath was born in
Scotland and came to America in
1741 Fourteen years later he mar
ried Isabelle Aikman in New Jer
sey. They had nine children born
in Mendham, N. J. and all but two
died in Euclid, Ohio. The son An
drew married Abigal Cozad as his
first wife, Alice Ward as his sec
ond. He and his father both fought
in the Revolutionary War. Daugh
ter Agnes married James Jones,
Caleb Eddy, and Hosea Blinn.
Thomas married Elizabeth Cozad
and Mrs. Eunice Slawson. Jane
married Samuel Cozad. Alexander
married Esther Horton and Rhoda
Condit. Isabell married Nathaniel
Woodruff, and Elizabeth married
Peter Rutan i n Pennsylvania.
Sarah married John Shaw and to
gether they founded Shaw Aca
demy (now Shaw High School). A
daughter Mary remained in N. J.
Thomas, along with four other
young men, was the first of the
family to come to Euclid to select
land for their hoihes in Ohio. They
walked all the way from Washing
ton County, Pa. Esquire Samuel
Mdlrath, son of Andrew, was the
first to settle in Collinwood, build
ing his log cabin at what is now
the corner of Westropp ave. and
East 152nd st. It is the site where
the frame house known as the
Westropp House still stands. Prior
to 1810 he selected Mrs. Betsy
Davis .Carleton to teach in the
log school house on the piece of
land between Daniel ave and
Waterloo rd. and later married her.
The property owned by the Mc
Ilrath family extended from what
is now Jenne ave to the lake and
from East 140th st. to East 152nd
Descendants of the lines of Sam
uel Mcllrath’s children are cordial
ly invited to attend the reunion of
this old Cleveland family.
Trustees arid officers of the Mc
Ilrath Family Association are Miss
Virginia Carroll, president Mr.
Paul Jenne, vice-president Mrs.
Maynard Murch, jr., secretary Mr.
Harold Wood, Treasurer Mrs. F.
Willis Carroll, historian Mrs.
Charles Stocker, legal advisor
Mrs. Chas. Allen, Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Grapentine, Miss Phyllis Mat
tox and Mrs. Lewis Moss.
teed Assistant Clerk
Draft Board 29 located in Pros
pect School needs an assistant
Anyone who can type and is in
terested is asked to call
Open House
Tax Bills Are
Payable Now
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Johnson, 1011
East 130th st. are holding open
house starting at 7 o’clock, Satur
day eve"sng in observance of their
twenty- th wedding anniversary.
Monroe also announces that col
lection windows at the county
court house will be open daily from
8 to 4:30 p. m. and from 8 to 12
noon on Saturdays.
Bills mailed for the second half
of 1952 total $41,517,929 of a year
ly total of $89,601,077. This in
East Cleveland Leader
Published In Conjunction with The SCOOP in Northeast Cleveland and The News-Journal in Euclid
Thursday, August 20, 1953 East Cleveland, Ohio
Police And Associates
Plan Big Clambake
The annual clam bake of the
East Cleveland Fraternal Order of
Police and Associates will be held
at Braeburn Park Wednesday,
September 9th, rain or shine. The
bake will be served from 6 to 7:30
Reservations should be made by
Tuesday, September 2nd and tick
ets may be purchased from Fred
Henderson, 1311 Hayden ave., GL.
1-4686, or from Patrolman Dave
Bidelman of the East Cleveland
Police force, GL. 1-1234.
Plans for the bake were made
at a meeting of the two groups in
American Legion Hall Tuesday
Ti make a complete outing, the
afternoon program will include
contests and games, with prizes to
the winning contestants.
Shaw Gym
Debt Free
Shaw Gymnasium now belongs
to East Cleveland Board of Educa
tion. The last financial obligations
on the $513,000 building were can
celled this week with the mailing
of last payment checks due con
tractors and architects.
With the opening of the fall
term of school, the gymnasium will
be used on a full daytime schedule
for regular physical education
classes by both boys and girls of
Shaw High School.
Shaw’s basketball team will use
the floor, and will for the first time
have a good court on which to play
home games.
School activities will have first
claim for evening scheduling, it
being the policy to use the build
ing to the fullest possible extent
for school and oommunity affairs
which fit into this type of accom
N. F. Leist, assistant to the
superintendent and in charge of
the gymnasium, announces that
John Carrol University has sched
uled 13 games to be played in the
gym. Other requests for use of the
floor are being considered.
The gym will also afford ample
space for the intramural basket
ball schedule, an important athletic
activity at Shaw.
About 200 autos can be accom
modated in the gym parking
a $521,000 return on for
land sales and an antici
$4,000,000 on delinquent
The tax bill can be paid by mail.
’reaches Sunday
The Rev. J. Franklyn McHendry,
minister of Windermere Presby
terian Church will preach the ser
mons for the two conclud1— union
services to be held in __ i East
Cleveland Baptist Church at the
11:00 worship hour.
Joining in these services is the
East Cleveland Congregational
Paul Korntheuer, a senior at
Hamma Divinity School will con
duct the Sunday morning vice
at SL James Lutheran Chu.—. at
10:45 a. m.
Resigns City
Job To Join
Law Firm
Albert M. Heavilin, for the past
eight years the assistant to the
City Manager, Charles A. Carran,
has resigned his position to be
come associated with the law firm
of Green, Lausche and Wilmot in
the National City Bank Building,
1040 Euclid ave. Among other
services, the firm serves as solici
tor for several municipalities and
school boards in Cuyahoga County.
During his eight years with the
City of East Cleveland Mr. Heavi
lin has also been municipality’s
purchasing agent and clerk of its
Civil Service Commission.
He was graduated from Western
Reserve University and admitted
to the bar in 1940. At Wickliffe
where the Heavilins reside with
their three children, Molly, Jon and
Betsy, Mr. Heavilin is an elder in
the Wickliffe Presbyterian Church
and president of the Wickliffe Pub
lic Library board of trustees.
His many friends gained during
his association here wish for Mr.
Heavilin every success in his new
Question Three
In Robbery Of
325 Draft Cards
Up to press time the robbery
of 325 blank Selective Service
cards from Draft Board 29 in Pros
pect School was still being checked.
FBI, called in, has turned the case
back to local police.
Three youths, ages 16 to 18 years
of age are involved. One is from
Shaker Heights and two from
Cleveland Heights. One is the son
of a prominent political leader.
Tax bills for the last half
1952 are now due. Payments'
opened Monday, August 17th and
close September 5th, announces
County Treasurer Leslie R. Mon
roe. A 10 per cent penalty will be
levied on payments made after
September 5th.
About midnight Sunday, Patrol
men Harvey Shaw and Fred Schul
ler noticed a convertible auto
parked in Shaw gym lot. Checking
they found two youths, questioned
and released them. A third youth
ran, was pursued by Schuller, but
evaded him.
The boys were brought into
police court Monday morning when
Draft Board officials reported a
broken window and the missing
During the requestioning, one
boy confessed to taking the cards.
Police found them where he had
hidden them. He told police he ran
when he saw the cruiser patrol
enter the parking lot.
The boys are in the custody of
their parents pending disposition
of the case.
Shaw Pool And
Playground Are
Going Strong
East Cleveland playgrounds,
with the exception of Shaw, closed
last Friday, having had unusually
good seasons, reports Recreation
Director Roy Wisecup. Good wea
ther has been a factor in keeping
well planned schedules active.
Shaw playground will be open
through August 28th and the pool
will welcome swimmers through
September 4th.
As usual, the sandbox has been
a favored meeting place at Shaw,
and* many are the children who
have designed in sand the imagin
ative creations as well as objects
more commonly known.
William Hruby of the Hruby
Conservatory will serve as a judge
n- the third annual News Baton
Twirling contest on the Berea fair
grounds tomorrow. Entries closed
ast night.
i to Mr. and Mrs. John F.
Kenyan, 14508 Strathmore ave.,
a girl Coleen Ann, August 13th.
East Cleveland Blood Donor Day, August 27,1 -7 p.m
13,750 Circulation Guaranteed
Clambake Tickets
Are Ready
Tickets are now available for
the annual clambake sponsored
jointly by the East Cleveland Ex
change Club and the East Cleve
land Business Association to be
held Wednesday, September 16th..
Harry Martin and Dr. John A. Special tuition co”tracts arc
Stahl are co-chairmen for this |be presented to Board, of Educe
event which is an outstanding atag t'on scndin« pupils t0 the East
affair for the buaineaa folk of the I Cleveland Deaf, Hard of Hearing
town. The bake will be held at and S«ht Sa’in« cIaMM- bcgin'
Pine Ridge Country Club. Inine with thc school year.
Tickets may be obtained from The contracts will be in nature
Joseph J. Eckert, president of ?f a" a?. een,'nt. in ’hic,h ‘he
I boards will re-imburse East Cle
ECBA, the committee and mem-1 eland for aR costg of conducting
bers of ECBA and Exchange. Get I these classes over and above the
your reservation in early. (allowance granted by the state.
1 Costs will be apportioned on a per
pupil basis.
All Vacancies
On Teaching
Staff Filled
With the hiring of eight teach- |fajr School, and the Sight Saving
ers on Monday night, all vacancies classes at Prospect School. For its
in the East Cleveland Public Lwn pupils thePboard spent a $2.
school faculty are filled, reports 1566.66.
Dr. O. J. Korb, superintendent. v
One of the new instructor, will D,r'.
be at Shaw High, two Kirk Junior expla,.ned ,bat„the atate 1!,a’ been
High and six in the Elementary krantingaS300per year allowance
division lper PUP“ *or t“ese classes. Thia
Mrs. Norma Jean Smith, for the 8um’ statement revealed, cov
past four years a teacher in Lynd- ?rs ?nlr no, mal charge8
hurst, is the added instructor on lr* th« steadlly mowing costs of
the Physical Education staff at education.
Shaw High. Mrs. Smith is grad-1 In response to the appeals from
uate of Kent State University and (other school boards having similar
has attended Western Reserve (classes the recent legislature voted
University. (to increase the per pupil assistance
Clyde Hawthorne comes from (to $400, but just what the actual
the Lakewood system to take over
the Industrial Arts classes at Kirk
Junior High formerly taught by |r J|r
Clarence Simpson, retired. He is |E3ST UlCVcIalluCi IS
a graduate of Kent and has done 1
additional work at Western Re- (LdKCWOOu wfgdniSt
serve University.
The new General Science instrue- Cyril H. Chinn, resident of 2539
tor at Kirk, succeeding Marty Belvoir blvd., has been chosen as
Hart, resigned, is Marita Bricker (the new organist for Lakewood
of East Palestine, a June ’53 Kent (Methodist Church. He is also the
U. graduate (director of vocal music at West
There will be a new teacher in
the classes for the deaf at Superior
resigned. She is Josephine Mahan-
na, a graduate of William Woods
College and Washington Univer
sity, an affiliate of the Central
Institute for the Deaf.
Upon the recommendation of
N. F. Leist, assistant to the super
intendent, the board approved the
following bids:
Morse-Crable Coal A Supply
Co. for Old Kentucky Coal at
$10.65 per ton. The coal is for the
powerhouse at Prospect-Shaw and
now, the new Shaw gymnasium.
Mr. Leist remarked that the 902
tons consumed last year, including
the winter months during which
the gym was heated, was the low
est coal consumption for the sea
son since the year schools
closed due to the absence of
□edrCh Continues
l*0r Missing Boy
New Elementary instructors are,(High School, Cleveland.
Mrs. Constance Blass Welch, Kent Mr. Chinn is a graduate of West
State U., June 1952 Helen Fer-(ern Reserve University, where he
guson, Slippery Rock College and Ltudied with Russell L. Gee. He
an instructor at New Brighton, dean of the Cleveland Chap
Pa. and Franklin, Pa. for a com- ter of the American Guild of Or
bmed experience of seven years ists He began- his study of
and with additional work at Duke thfl at th of 14
University and Carrie Harrison, I_____ ___________________________
a Baldwin-Wallace graduate of
this June, whose home is in Berea. f) H| I A I
Aetna Window Cleaning Co.,
cleaning service at W. H.
Jr. High School, $1275 a month for
ten months. This is $50 a month
over the previous year’s bid.
Allied Oil Co., No. 4 fuel oil at
a maximum of 8.85c per gallon.
Cafeteria requirements were bid
as follows: milk, cottage cheese,
etc., Old Meadow Creamery Prod
ucts ice cream products to Qual
ity Ice Cream Co. bread and rolls
to the Ward Baking Co.
I Mrs. Budd Andrews, chairman of
I A* i*------------------------Ithe East Cleveland Branch Ameri-
Educators To Bill
Special Pupil Tuition
To Own School Board
This action was taken Monday
night after a long and careful sur
vey of the costs of maintaining
these special classes. Mrs. Ruth
Morin, clerk-treasurer submitted
a detailed statement showing that
for the school year of 1952-53 the
board had
extra costs
trict pupils
classes at
.Hard of Hearing classes at May-
spent, $8,494.12 in
for the 56 out-of-dis
enrolled in the Deaf
Superior School, the
New Local Branch Donor Chairman
lean Red Cross announces the ap-
11* ’ntment of Mrs. Kenneth G. Wat-
I.....S, 14641 Savannah ave. as chair
■man of the branch Blood Donor
No trace yet has been found of I program.
Thomas Titschinger, 12-year-old I Mrs. Watkins has been serving
son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tit- (as a volunteer recruiter on the
schinger, 1714 Lake Front ave. (Blood Donor division of the Greater
who has been missing from the I Cleveland Chapter, a s s i gn e to
Beechbrook Children’s Home, (downtown office buildings.
Lander rd., Orange, since Wednes- I “We set up our table and invite
day evening, August 12ht. (everyone who comes into the build-
Thomas was last seen walking I jng to give their blood” comments
from his cottage to the home hos-lMrs. Watkins.
pital. He was wearing a white T- I Being the mother of four chil
shirt, dungarees and tennis shoes. Idren does not hinder this communi
He has brown hair and brown eyes I ty minded citizen in her community
and a crew hair-cut. (service. She is the immediate past
Thomas, a former pupil oflchairn i of East District Camp
Superior School, had spent some I Fire Guls r-'A is always ready to
time at Fresh Air Camp before go-1 lend a help hand at the East
Ing to Beech Brook in April. His I Cleveland YWCA whenever a teen
parents planned to bring him home I a ger project requires the assistance
this month. I of n*-there.
Mr. Titschinger has spent day I I re are two “seniors” in the
after day in the search for his son. fan. Kenneth jr., entering his
PO. 1-3378
figure will be depends on the ap
propriation made.
For this reason the tuition con
tract is rather in the nature of an
agreement between the school dis
tricts that the costs, when determ
ined, will be share proportionately.
Dr. Korb pointed Out that it js
far less expensive to a board of
education to take advantage of the
opportunity to send its i cial
pupils to a school system olicring
such instruction than to provide
it. The majority of school dis
tricts have enrolled but one or two
East Cleveland special training
is unique in that it aims to trans
fer a child from the special to the
regular classroom as soon as pos
sible, thus giving the* child early
experience of class room and play
ground association with other chil
dren. This in turn enables them
to better live in their adult world.
Cards Get
First Work
Out Today
Sixty-five boys reported Tuesday
morning for their medical exams,
in preparation for another Shaw
Football season. Coach Bob Cawrse
said he expects the squad to reach
90 this fall, when all the eligible*
will have terminated summer jobs
and late August vacations.
On Tuesday th* floor in the girls
gym at Shaw "was covered here
with the repainted helmets, there
with piles of shoes, in other spots
with guards of various types, over
against the walls, rows of prac
tice clothes. All equipment has
been cleaned, repaired and is in
first-class condition.
Today the stalwarts had their
first practice, Coach Cawrse tak
ing it a bit easy for a starter.
Since no game has been sched
uled for the October 10th day on
the Cards schedule, it is planned
to take 39 players to the Ohio
Illinois game at Columbns, Cawrse
said, that being the number of
tickets available.
senior year at Ohio State Univer
sity and Emily, a senior at Shaw
High. Lola enters Kirk Jr. Hi in
September and John will be a 1 Jth
Grader at Chambers School.
In answer to inquiries regarding
eating prior to a blood donation,
Mrs. Watkins said emphasis was
placed only on the eating of any
thing fatty. No fats should be
eaten within four hours prior to
giving blood.
Mrs. Watkins’ first task in her
new assignment is scheduling the
volunteer donors.
Ringing doorbells in a g
up campaign lest any v be
donor be overlooked is a 1
tial Committee made up o* s.
Inman Cooke, 15608 Brewster rd.
Mrs. Alfred Br-".—in, 15409
Brewster rd. Mrs. 1. J. Fellows,
2122 Alton rd. Mrs. K. S. W e
man, 13909 Strat ore rd Mrs.
8U Caln '.?•
i G, Wack.
R. S. M( "‘nnis,
rd. Mr*. „.n. H. k...
donia rd. and Mrs.
ter, 15864 Glynn rd.

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