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Business: 814 E. 152nd St.
Phnne Glenville 1-4383
Hews: 14600 Euclid Av®,
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Fire Losses
For '53 Are
Biggest Yet
Proclaimed by President Eisen
hower, Fire Prevention Week will
be observed this year from Octo
ber 4-10, Fire Chief Fred W.
Lange, announced today
The Chief said, “This year’s
campaign will emphasize human
carelessness as the biggest fire
hazard of all. According to our
records, 90 per cent of the fires
that are taking such a high toll
of life and property could have
been prevented.
“While losses were at an all
time high in 1952, fire statistics
for the first six months of 1953
indicate that the U.S. will suffer
an even greater lose this year,’’
the Chief continued. “Few people
realize it, but everyone of us as
individuals have to pay for this
tragic and unnecessary loss. Every
thing we buy—food, clothing, the
rent we pay—costs more because
the price includes a heavy fire
cost.**
Chief Lange urges everyone in
East Cleveland to take an active
part in this year’s Fire Prevention
Week drive. “Every citizen has an
obligation to himself and the com
munity to prevent fires. Where
fires are not discovered or reported
promptly, the fire department may
be called too late to prevent death,
injury, and heavy property losses.
Effective and systematic fire pre
vention activities on the part of
each resident are the only way
we can save lives and reduce des
truction. This means each of us
must accept a responsibility to
prevent fires.
“We of the fire department,”
Chief Lange concluded, “are ready
at all times to fight fire for the
community—but we’d rather work
with the community and prevent
fire. Let us help you to make
every week Fire Prevention Week.”
Open House For
Adult Classes At
Memorial School
Memorial School Community
Center, 410 East 152nd st., will
have open house and registration
for adult evening classes on Wed
nesday, October 7th, from 7 p. m.
to 10 p. m. The fall semester will
begin Wednesday, October 14th.
Courses offered this year will
include instruction in golf, sewing
and tailoring, ceramics, beginning
and advanced cake decorating, up
holstering or re-upholstering of
furniture, leathercraft, slip cover
and drapery making, and needle
craft (knitting, crocheting, em
broidering, tatting, needlepoint,
and rug making). Other courses
will be given if there is a desire
for them.
Community Center instructors
will exhibit classroom work sam
ples at the open house and will be
available for consultation regard
ing student projects.
A hostess committee consisting
•f Mrs. Rudy Strancar, Mrs. Frank
J. Gruden, Mrs. Howard W. Carne,
Mrs. Ernest Strancar, and Mrs.
Clarence Dunkin will serve refresh
ments in the PTA rooms during the
course of the evening.
The public is cordially invited
to attend the open house and be
come acquainted with the Memor
ial School Community Center. Any
one who is interested in informa
tion regarding classes and fees,
but who cannot attend the open
house, may obtain such informa
tion by calling Mrs. Jean Zach
mann at KE. 1-7165 between 9
a. m. and 8 p. m.
New Junior
Kiwanians
First of the Junior Kiwanians
to be selected for the first six weeks
of the fail Kiwanis Club sessions
are Bob Cathcart and John Willert,
12A students at Shaw High School.
Both boys are members of the Na
tional Honor Society.
Bob is president of Student Coun
cil, is on the Speech team and
plays both football and basketball.
John is a Hi-Y member and man
ages Shaw’s swimming team.
Operation Safety
1953
26
Deathless Days
Be sure your
number isn't here
Drivers
Licenses
Persons who renewed their
driver’s licenses, on their first
birthday after September 80th,
1950, will be required to renew
their three-year driver’s license
on their first birthday after
September 30th, 1958. Such re
newal licenses may be obtained
not more than thirty (30) days
prior to the driver’s birthday.
Persons who did not renew
their driver’s license on their
first birthday after September
30th, 1953, and were required
to take a driwer’s examination,
and persons who obtained their
first driver’s license subsequent
to September 30th, 1950 will find
the expiration date of their
license on the face thereof. Such
persons may also procure their
license thirty days prior to the
expiration date stated on their
license.
—The Ohio Motorist
30,000 Bags
Of Peanuts
"Most Yet"
While the actual eash received
fs still to be tabulated, chairman
Bob Kerr, chairman of the East
Cleveland Kiwanis fifth observance
of National Kids Day reports the
biggest sale of peanuts yet under
taken by the club.
“Kiwanis, with East Cleveland’s
all-out help, moved 30,000 bags
of peanuts, reports Chairman
Kerr. Indications point to a larger
contribution per bag, also than in
any previous year”.
Chairman Kerr paid tribute to
East Clevelanders for the generous
response to the merchants for
their outstanding support to the
young people for their excellent
service.
“When it is considered” com
mented Kerr, “that the sale had
to be confined to East Cleveland
and the Shaw-Collinwood game be
cause of our neighbors were en
gaged in similar Kiwanis spon
sored campaigns, the results are
amazing. We are most grateful.”
A financial report will be made
later.
While all Kiwanians played a
part in the fund raising for Na
tional Kids Day, chairman Kerr
had the following worthy division
aides: James E. Bateman and
David J. Martinson who directed
the doorbell campaign by the Camp
Fire Girls Karl Brown who lined
club members to their assigned
duties and posts Ellsworth C.
Schumate who had charge of cafe
sales W. V. Culmer for his getting
together the small army of Hi-Y
boys to man the corners, and
Clarence A. Rauch, who directed
the Shaw Stadium sales.
Speeders Must
See The Judge
There will be at least 27 motor
ists who drive Hayden, Superior,
Noble rd. during the morning peak
hours, who probably will be leaving
home a few minutes earlier in
order to clock in on time. They are
the 27 who have been ticketed for
speeding on these streets during
th early morning hours.
Dtermined to cut down on the
speeders, the Traffic Division is
detailing officers and the radar
equipment bright and early each
day. Motorists going above the
designated speed for the particular
street are being invited to see Judge
Stanton Addams.
Added is a violator of a wrong
turn at Hayden-Superior and a
red light crasher at Rosemont and
Euclid.
Volume No. XL-No. 40 Thursday. October
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Local Man Is 75th
Cleveland Traffic
Fatality For Year
Cards Capture Trophy
.tty
“We won’t mind if you hold the
trophy for the second half” spoke
up O. P. Schneider, principal of
Collinwood High last Friday night
during the half-time at Shaw Sta
dium.
Listening very intentively was
Wayne Blough, Shaw principal
who said little but smiled aplenty
after the Cardinals tripped the
Railroaders 14-6.
Also somewhat pleased with the
outcome of the game was Ken Ver
million, shown in the picture with
the principals. Vermillion is presi­
Collinwood Gets
New B.U.C. Office
One of the three new branch of
fices of the state bureau of unem
ployment to be opened about Jan
uary 1st in Cleveland will be in the
Collinwood Five Point neighbor
hood. The address is 14814 St.
Clair ave.
Believing that better service will
be provided by the neighborhood
offices, the present B.U.C. will
close the clerical and professional
placement offices at 747 Euclid
ave. and operate headquarters at
1243 West Third st., as one of the
five area offices. Thia will elimin
ate three floors of offices which
have been used at headquarters.
Donald P. Smith, who came to
Cleveland from Canton in 1951 to
become area defense man-power
director will be the new Cleveland
B.U.C. director.
Peter S. Avram, 63, of 1865
Shaw ave. was Cleveland’s 75th
traffic fatality this year. He died
in Charity Hospital, Sunday a few
hours after being struck by a
CTS bus as he crossed West Third
st. at Superior ave., Sunday morn
ing at 6:39 a. m. He was on his
way to work at the Medina lunch
room, 424 Superior ave., N. W.,
where he was chief cook.
The bus driver told police he
was making a right-hand turn off
Superior into West Third st. and
did not see the man. Both had
the light, he said.
Mr. Avram is survived by his
wife, Florence, and four children,
George A., Mrs. Helen Hall, John
W. and Mrs. Rose Morgan.
A prayer period was held Wed
nesday afternoon, followed by a
service at Helenic Orthodox Church
of St. Spyridon, 1098 Addison rd.,
N. E.
Paper Sale Saturday
Loosing little time to earn
treasury money through a paper
sale, Brownie Troop 434 of Cale
donia School are having such a
sale Saturday. In addition to col
lecting paper already searched
out, they will receive donations
at Caledonia School Playground
between 9 and 12 o’clock Saturday
morning.
Ohio Sesquicentennial In Beauty Of
Field And Garden Is Show Theme
For its Fall Flower Show the
Terrace Garden Club will center
all entries around the theme “The
Sesquicentennial o Beautiful
Ohio.” The show, open to the pub
lic will be staged in’ Prospect
School on Tuesday, October 6th
from 2:00 to 5:80 p. m.
Among the classficiations in
keeping with the show’s theme are:
—The Buckeye State—using buck
eyes and horse chestnuts.
—The State Flower—Scarlet Car
nations.
—The State Bird—the Cardinal,
arrangement in red foliage with
sand, grasses.
—Shores of Lake Erie—driftwood,
—Middle Bass Island—featuring
grapes or a wine bottle arrange
ment.
—Mohican Forest—evergreens or
wood and materiaL
—Industries—using containers of
rubber, glass, ceramic, etc.
—Autumn Glory—arrangement in
brass or copper container.
—Ohio’s Harvest apples (for
Johnny Appleseed) or vegetables
and/or frui tfor truck gardening.
Mrs. F. A. Christian is the
chairman. Assisting her will be
Mrs. Hamilton Beatty, Mrs. Wil
liam H. Morris, Mrs. Ralph C.
Nichols and Mrs. C. L. Ruggles.
Mrs. R. W. Twiggs is in charge
of staging and properties.
Entries will be taken care of by
Mrs. C. W. Titgemeyer and Mrs.
A. W. Qualman and classification
wil Ibe handled by Mrs. H. D. Po
cock and Mrs. Ralph Clark. Mrs.
David E. Anderson will be the
clerk, and Mrs. S. A. Pritchard
will be hospitality chairman in
charge qf the Tea.
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East Cleveland Leader
Published In Conjunction with The SCOOP in Northeast Cleveland and The News-Journal In Euclid
dent of the East Cleveland Kiwanis
Club.
The award Is the Kiwanis
Trophy, co-sponsored by the
Kiwanis Clubs of Northeast Cleve
land and East Cleveland which is
to be presented to the winner of
the Collinwood-Shaw game each
year. Of course, Shaw has the
first leg on the rotating trophy
and the team winning the award
three times gains permanent pos
session. The victories need not be
in succession. The trophy will be
prsented at the annual Shaw ath
letic banquet.
By virtue of their one touch
down margin over Collinwood, the
East Clevelanders evened the 26
year-old series at 12 verdicts a
piece. Two games ended in ties.
Tomorrow night, Friday, the
Cardinals open their bid for the
Lake Erie League crown by play
ing host to the Parma Redmen.
The Westsiders made their de
but in the LEL Friday and are
still “red” about the event since
Lakewood romped to a 48-0
triumph.
Local Men
Head Jaycee
Committees
Two residents of this area have
accepted important posts in the
Cleveland Junior Chamber of Com
merce and will be in charge of
directing several of the varied
civic activities of the club during
the 1953-54 year which starts this
fall, according to an announcement
by President William C. Mauser.
Named as chairman of the Pub
lic Safety committee is Clyde A.
Loughridge of 1862 Forest Hills,
blvd. Traffic safety, fire preven
tion, safe driving tests and other
community safety projects are
sponsored by the club through this
committeee.
Loughridge is in charge of plant
layout at Lincoln Electric Co. and
is married.
Elected to the Jaycee Board of
Trustees after serving as chair
man of several local committees is
Roy C. D’Anna of 14819 Elm ave.
In this post he will supervise the
activities of the Sports committee
and the Jay Show committee.
Entries for the sixth annual Jay
Show—an exhibit of work com
pleted this year by young Greater
Cleveland artists—are now being
received at the Jaycee office, 400
Union Commerce bldg., according
to D’Anna. The public will be in
vited to view an expected 100
pieces of art work from Oct. 29th
through Nov. 7th at May Co. audi
torium.
Tomorrow Is All
Church Women Day
Tomorrow, Friday, October 2nd,
the Cleveland Council of Church
Women will observe Woman’s Day.
The meeting, starting at 10:00
a. m. will be held in the Church
of the Covenant, 11205 Euclid ave.
The morning will be given over
to seminars on prayer, Christian
World Relations, Christian Social
Relations, Christian World Mis
sions, leadership training and pub
lic relations.
In the, afternoon Mrs. Charles
Johnson of Nashville, Tenn., whose
husband is the president of Fisk
University will speak. General
chairman for the day is Mrs.
Arthur Groth, second Vice presi
dent. Mrs. Charles W. Olson is
Council president.
Wins Sohio Pin
At the largest service pin din
ner yet to be given by the Cleve
land Division of The Standard Oil
Co., Albert F. Day, 1252 East
144th st., will receive a quarter
century pin.
The dinner is being tonight at
Cables Restaurant, 16800 Lorain
ave., with R. D. Packard, division
manager presiding. A total of 80
jSohioans will receive awards.
1. 1953 East Cleveland, Ohio 13,750 Circulation Guaranteed
"Red Alert"
Test Next
Wednesday
Air raid sirens will wail at
night for the first time through
out Cuyahoga County next week,
when the Civil Defense warning
network gets its seventh test.
Testing will begin at 7 p. m.,
Wednesday, October 7th, and will
last twenty minutes, according to
John J. Pokorny, Civil Defense
Coordinator for Cuyahoga County.
Pokorny explained that this test
will give many daytime workers
their first chance to hear the
sirens from outside, and from
their homes. Construction of the
larger type of sirens around the
county is nearing completion,
Pokorny added, and explained that
weak spots in the system will be
improved by spotting 42 additional
smaller sirens around the county.
The “Red Alert”, a wailing
three-minute blast announcing im
mediate danger of air attack, will
open Wednesday night’s test. Fol
lowing ten minutes of silence, the
test will end with the All-Clear
“White Alert”, three one-minute
steady blasts separated by two
minutes of silence.
City Plans
Examination
For Police
The City of East Cleveland is
seeking men of physical stamina
and high character who can work
together in a disciplined organiza
tion to become members of its po
lice department.
Minimum qualifications for this
professional 1 a w enforcement
agency are men between the ages
of 23 and 28 years, between 5 ft.
8 in. and 6 ft. 3 in. in height, in
good physical condition and citi
zens of the United States.
Salaries start at $3700 with a
maximum of $4,410 in two years.
It’s a 44-hour week with six paid
holidays a year and a two-week’s
paid vacation.
Liberal retirement system and
disability provisions, with group
hospitalization and surgical plan
and group insurance plan available.
Former service men receive ex
tra credit.
The competitive examinations in
clude: written test at Shaw High
School, Monday, November 2nd at
7:00 p. m. Oral interview, athletic
examination, medical examination
and a polygraph test.
Applications may oe obtained at
East Cleveland City Hall from Tom
Dinell, clerk of the Civil Service
Commission. No applicants ac
cepted after 12:00 noon, October
31st.
Trinity U.B. Is
Observing World
Wide Communion
Next Sunday Trinity Evangelical
United Brethren Church will join
with other Protestant Churches
around the world in the annual
World Wide Holy Communion ob
servance. At the 10:30 Worship
Hour Pastor Wildow H. Fulmer
will conduct the service built on
the theme: “The World Lives in
the Church”.
This day also marks the first
Sunday of Rally Month when spe
cial efforts are being made by the
Church School classes and the
Board of Stewards to develop regu
lar habits of attendance through
out the membership.
Miss Lucille Majuzian, Junior
at Schauffler College, began her
parish work duties last Sunday.
She will be in charge of the
Nursery-Kindergarten Department
which this year will have two ses
sions, one from 9:30 to 10:30 dur
ing the regular school hour and a
second from 10:30 to. 11:30 for
parents attending the worship
service.
This latter session will feature
expressional activities and oppor
tunities for the children to practice
the Christian truths learned dur
ing the study period. Because of
this more intensive program, par
ents are urged to come with the
children and plan to stay for the
entire morning’s church program.
Awards will be given on Octo
ber 25th in the children’s depart
ment for perfect attendance dur
ing the month.
Do You Play One Of
These Instruments?
There are a few vacancies in
the Cleveland Philharmonic Orch
estra, in ’cello, horn and trombone
sections. Experienced musicians
may audition through arrangement
with the conductor, Dr. F. Karl
Grossman. Call for appointment,
I CE. 1-7700, ext. 392, or LA. 1-4247.
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Shaw High School’s famed ma
jorettes made a snappy appearance
as they stepped out on the gridiron
at Shaw Stadium last Friday night,
wearing these strikingly beautiful
new uniforms.
Of white wool whipcord, the
jackets are fashioned on West
Point military lines, even to the
smart epaulets. A red and black
color contrast on the jacket is re­
For the past six years Winder
mere Methodist Church has con
ducted a Learning For Life pro
gram related to the overall ob
jectives of the Christian church,
but not necessarily having a direct
bearing on the devotional life of
the community. The current series
on Wednesday evenings from Sep
tember 30 through October 21 is
designed to follow this pattern un
der the general theme, “The
Church’s Role in World Affairs.”
The pastor, Dr. M. Wayne Mc
Queen ,has manifested an unusual
amount of interest in public af
fairs during his twelve years at
Drunken Drivers
Don't Argue With
This Alcometer
The weekend arrests brought an
unusually large number of “driv
ing while intoxicated” cases to the
police docket. Five persons were
charged with this traffic violation
after a few seconds each before
that amazing little machine—the
alcometer. It indicates precisely
the amount of alcohol in the blood
of the person being tested.
Commenting on the alcometer,
Sgt. Pat O’Malley of the Traffic
Safety .squad says drunken driving
cases have mounted 192% since the
machine has been used here. Fur
thermore, he added ,there hasn’t
been a single “Not guilty” plea
entered in a case where the alco
meter test has been given.
This seemingly startling percent
age increase, explains the sergeant,
is due not to an increased number
of cases, but is due to the number
of cases that can be classified.
Prior to the alcometer, an arrest
ing officer, in doubt, would give
the violator the benefit of the
doubt. The alcometer determines
it now.
Five motorists were charged
with drunken driving. They are:
Coleman B. Pauley, 1751 East 19th
st. Scott Henderson, 1944 East
116th st. Edward Eizember, 6115
Kenyon ave. Jack Fletcher, 417
Cleveland rd. James W. McIntyre,
880 Selwyn rd. They will also ap
pear before Judge Addams.
Cage Preview
At Shaw
Something new is in store for
Lake Erie League basketball
fans with the announcement to
day of a Preview Cage Carnival
to be held at Shaw High, Satur
day, November 21st.
Directing activities for this
preview will be Bob Louis, ath
letic director at Shaw.
All six LEL teams will partici
pate in the event, each playing
two eight minute quarters.
Teams include Shaw, Euclid,
Lakewood, Parma, Cleveland
Heights and Shaker Heights.
Proceeds from this event,
which will be staged annually,
will go into the Lake Erie
League Medical Fund.
Plans for the preview were
brought out Tuesday night when
the Lake Erie League officials
held their annual banquet in
Lakewood. The basketball pre
view is the first of its kind in
this area although the idea has
proved popular in footbalL
ait
peated in the facings of the full
pleated skirt.
In addition, the uniform includes
smart white shorts which are to
be worn in change from the skirts.
The 1953 majorette lineup in
cludes, left to right:
Left to right—Julie Hatch, Rose
mary Inzano, Lucy Wallace, Bev
Martin, Donna Felgar and Peggy
Winterspeller. The lone male is
Chuck Alexander, the drum major.
Pastor Alerts Parishioners
To World-Wide Problems
Windermere. The new Windermere
Church, to be dedicated around
February of 1954, must not only
serve as a source of spiritual vi
tality, but must also be a center
of public spirited community ac
tivity. “The time has arrived,”
says Doctor McQueen, “when the
parishioner must be fortified not
only with a deep spiritual convic
tion, but must possess an interest
in and knowledge of world prob
lems as well.”
On October 7th, “Am I My
Brother’s Keeper in a Modern
World?” will be discussed by
Charles Ewald, Executive Director,
Cleveland World Trade Associa
tion. This discussion will have to
do with trade between nations as
it relates to the tariff question.
No program would be complete
without the viewpoint and the con
victions of the churchwoman. Mrs.
Wallace Teare will focus attention
on “Should the Church Be Inter
ested in Politics?” on October
14th. Mrs. Teare is president of
the Lakewood League of Women
Voters.
The series conclusion October
21st brings Dr. Walter Judd,
Congressman from Minnesota, who
speaks on “Is Our Religion Up-to
Date?” Dr. Judd is also appear
ing as the first lay speaker at the
Protestant Festival of Faith on
October 14th at Public Hall. He
was a former medical missionary
and has served his native state in
Congress for the past ten years.
Dinner is served promptly at
6:30 p. m. each time. The program
gets under way at 7:30 and ad
journs at 8:45, following a question
period. Dinner reservations by
Monday proceeding the meeting
may be made through the Church
Office. Nursery is provided for the
children.
Varsity To Sit
In Stands At
This Grid Game
No need to inquire further about
A1—.t open date on the Shaw High
l_..ioo1
1953 schedule, October 10th.
It’s filled.
Coach Bob Cawrse announces
plans for a gift trip for the Var
sity to Columbus to witness the
Ohio State-Illinois game. This is
something entirely new to Shaw.
The only expense to the boys mak
ing the trip will be their food.
Plans are about completed for
chartering a bus to transport two
coaches and the Varsity to and
from Columbus. Details will be
made known to the players when
final plans have been completed.
Mr. Cawrse adds that fewer num
ber of tickets were reserved than
were requested by the Athletic De
partment, the limit being 33, in
cluding two adult tickets.
Will Exhibit Her
Madonna Collection
Madonnas collected *by Mrs.
Amos J. Traver of Springfield dur
ing her world wide travels, will be
shown and discussed by Mrs.
Traver here on Friday, October
9th. Mrs. Traver, mother of Mrs.
Robert Barkley of St. James Luth
eran Church parsonage, will dis
play her Madonnas and tell their
story at the meeting of the Wit
tenberg Guild in Higbe«« Visitors
are welcome to the h. heon and
to the program.
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C. C. Invites
Candidates
To Meeting
The first meeting of the East
Cleveland Community Council for
the 1953-54 season will be held in
Shaw High Cafeteria on Thurs
day evening, October 8th, it was
announced this week by Dr. How
ard M. Wells, incoming president.
Candidates for local offices at
the November election have been
asked to speak at the open meet
ing which will follow th dinner.
It is hoped that all nominees for
City Commission and School Board
posts to be filled next month will
be on hand to present their views
and answer questions from the
floor.
The dinner will be prepared as
usual by Mrs. Ruth Kerr’s capa
ble school cafeteria staff, and for
this first meeting at least, it will
cost the same as last year’s
dinners.
New and continuing members of
the Council are being requested by
mail to send or phone reservations
for the dinner to Mrs. Robert A.
Townsend, 13437 Shaw ave., MU.
1-1714, as soon as possible.
An unusual situation prevails on
the City Commission where four
candidates seek election. Ordin
arily there would have been three
candidates this time.
Richard Horan and Walter H.
Sutter seek re-election.
Frank H. Fellows, who was ap
poined to succeed Guy T. Rockwell,
deceased, will serve in this ap
pontive capacity through December
31st, 1953, but must be a candidate
to fill out the unexpired term to
December 31st, 1955.
Paul W. Breer, appointed to
succeed Richmond Rice, resigned,
serves also to December 31st, 1953
on appointive basis. This date hap
pens also to have been the expiring
date of Mr. Rice’s regular ter*?*
and Mr. Rice had announced
intention to seek re-election.
Therefore, Mr. Brower will be
seeking a full four year term in
November.
Candidates for the two Board of
Education vacancies are George
Nelson, the president of the board,
seeking re-election Mrs. Meriam
Morgan, also seeking re-election,
and Mrs. Harriet Baldau, seeking
election.
City Winning
Battle With
Elm Disease
Beginning with 1949 and contin
uing through September of this
year, East Cleveland has destroyed
236 elm trees due to the still un
conquered Dutch elm disease.
Of these 236 trees, 138 were on
city property and 98 on private
property. The peak year was 1950
with 42 city and 33 privately owned
trees removed. This year’s record
is 20 city and 12 private property
trees cut down and burned. Six
trees were found diseased in 1949.
William L. Robertson, city offi
cial assigned to the keeping an
eye on elms points out that, while
yet there is no known cure for
Dutch elm disease, The Garden
Center of Greater Cleveland recom
mends the following five steps to
protect healthy trees from infec
tion
(1) Cut out and burn all dead
and dying elms. (2) Prune out
dead, broken and weak branches
and burn as soon as possible. (3)
Burn any wood elm wood piled for
fuel. As a further preventative
such wood should be sprayed with
D. D.T. (4) Destroy low value el~“
when they endanger more valua_.j
trees. (5) Keep elms in healthy
condition by spraying to control
leaf-eating and other insects ,and
by fertilizing and watering.
Mr. Robertson adds a sixth high
ly important step. (6) Encourage
your neighbors to join in the cam
paign to save the American elms
in your neighborhod.
In the case of privately owned
trees, Mr. Robertson says the city
does not notify the property ow
to remove the tree until the city 1 i
checked and found symptoms of s
Dutch elm disease. Portions of an
infected branch is sent to the Ohio
—icultural Experiment Staten in
T.-oster for a special laboi ory
procedure that involves isolation of
the fungus from the discolored
wood and identification of the fun
gus. If the result reveal* aae,
the property owner is not
The disease is carried by the elm
bark beetle as it da by ehewing
small holes in tw*» crotches. Its
breeding activities are confined to
dead, dying or recently cut elm
wood. This is why it is so impor
tant to spray olm wood until,
it can bo burnu~ Recommended to
a solution of eight pounds DDT to
each 100 sallow of No. 1 ftml sfl.
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