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Business: 814 East 152nd Street Phonei Glenville 1-4383 News: 14600 Euclid Avenue Apt. 302 Name Heart Fund Drive Captains Completing the organization which will conduct the two-hour residential solicitation on Heart Sunday, February 20th, Mrs. Miles Phillips, the East Cleveland Fund chairman, today announces the list of captains for the door-bell ring ing campaign. This two-hour campaign, states Mrs. Phillips will culminate the three-week drive which began Feb ruary 1st. The single public move ment against disease of the heart in this area, the Heart Fund is this year seeking $450.00 to implement the fight against this leading killer of mankind, which kills more peo ple every year than the next five causes combined. Volunteers are needed for the two-hour Heart Fund Drive the afternoon of Sunday, February 20th, 3 to 5 p.m. If you can arrange to give two hours in the battle against the big gest disease killer of man, call Mrs. Miles Phillips, UL. 1-3091. If you live in an apartment, could you work there.? With so many colds floating around, it will be necessary to have ready many pinch-hitters. Will you serve? The captains are: Mrs. Mary Webster, 15808 Glynn, LI. 1-0707. Mrs. Eugene Foley, 1823 Taylor, LI. 1-7771. Mrs. B. B. Colvin, 1871 Knowles, GL. 1-5290. Mrs. Patrick Fallaghan, 1846 Marloes, GL. 1-7996. Mrs. Bert Skeel, 1815 Chapman, PO. 1-7618. Mrs. W. H. Bochstahler, 2080 Noble, GL. 1-2624. I Ms. J. Sisk, 1852 Hillside, I GL. 1-8996. Mrs. M. Barnes, 13335 Euclid, PO. 1-1996. Mrs. John Cusie, 1731 Holyoke, LI. 1-3584. Mrs. John Hummer, 14004 Shaw, PO. 1-7373. Mrs. Pauline Arnold, 1258 E. 143rd, PO. 1-0967. Mrs. Ruth Boudreau, 1343 Elwood, PO. 1-2417. Mrs. Robert Weiner, 1805 Vassar, LI. 1-3386. Mrs. Ralph C. Holberg, 14015 Su perior, YE. 2-5580. Mrs. Charles Vyse, 16305 Nela view, GL. 1-6693. Mrs. Charles Mills, 1836 Sheldon, LI. 1-7115. Mrs. Myra Haberman, 1191 Bend er, MU. 1-7491. Mrs. B. W. Jordon, 13600 Fifth, PO. 1-9900. (Continued on Page 2) I THIS i ‘N’ I THAT In East Cleveland What, Winter no time for litter? We must disagree. Attest the floor of the bus, the office, the store, the plant wherever careless people are to be found. Let’s keep East Cleveland litter free, everywhere. East Cleveland welcomes here next Wednesday the Commissioner Staff of District Seven, Greater Cleveland Council Boy Scouts of America. Among them will be the ne* Greater Cleveland Council Scout Executive Frank W. Braden, making his initial visit to the Dis trict. Cubbers, Scouts, Leaders, Parents, will give him a true Scout welcome. In this circle of member ship are found the boys who be come tomorrows’ good citizens. The rally will be held in Chambers School. In his talk before the Exchange Club last week, Tom Armstrong, who tries out a different make automobile each week, made it clear that despite all the modern nower control devices and gadgets, nothing substitutes for good driv ing. It’s still the driver who is responsible for safe driving. As a service club, Kiwanis of East Cleveland is doing a fine job in citizenship training. During each school year, for a six-week period, two Seniors are chosen as Junior Kiwanians. Their attend ance at meetings where top authen tice speakers give information on current civic, health, industrial, business, and what have you, sub jects, as well as the community service projects of the club, offer the best possible citizenship train ing. For the past week, Old Mar Winter has ruled with ice anf snow and cold. Good citizens have done their best to keep walks clear and safe but, oh, some of th' neglected walks! Name Korb To Area Freedom Committee Dr. O. J. Korb, East Cleveland schools superintendent, represents Cuyahoga County’s school systems on the 1955 Greater Cleveland Crusade for Freedom Committee, prepared for its February 12-22 campaign on behalf of Radio Free Europe. Radio Free Europe broadcast via 29 tr nsmitters and relay sta tions in Western Europe to the enslaved peoples in Iron Curtain countries. Democratic leaders have lauded its efforts as an important factor in the battle for men’s minds. Greater Clevelanders will be asked this year to sign Freedom Scrolls, reaffirming their belief in freedom as the most precious of human rights, and to contribute “Truth Dollars” to support the vital work of RFE. C. D. Clawson, Shaker Heights, is Greater Cleveland chairman. All Mothers Of Y Boys Invited To Awards Banquet Mother, is your son a Y boy? If so, you hear him comment about what goes on at the Y, you listen as he,tells you this thing or that thing about the fine boys he meets at the Y affairs, and to yourself you wish you might know some of these boys better. Here is your opportunity to fulfill that wish. On Thursday, February 17th, the Y Mothers will sponsor their an nual Mother and Son banquet. The mother of every Y boy is invited to come with her son, and meet his friends and their mothers. The banquet will be served in Windermere Methodist Church, Euclid at Holyoke ave., at 6:30. Reservations at $1.50 each must be made at the Y House, GL. 1-3425, by Monday, the 14th. In addition to the presentation of awards to the boys by the Y, there will be community singing led by Mr. Brubaker, music by the Shaw Ensemble, and magic by Bob Heidinger. Mrs. J. J. Smith and Mrs. C. W. Litwiler have been in charge of arrangements. Presbyterian Men Choose Dennison $ Howard Dennison Howard Dennison, an elder of Windermere Presbyterian Church, East Cleveland and Scoutmaster of the church’s troop 18, was elected to the presidency of the Presbytery Council of Presbyterian Men at their annual meeting held in Windermere Church on Sunday, February 6th. In addition, Loanard Ohlander of Windermere was elect ed secretary, David T. Smith of First Presbyterian Church was elected treasurer and Frank Wild rick of the Church of the Coven ant is the new vice president. The speaker of the evening was Mr. Arthur Bannerman, presi dent of the Presbyterian’s War rev-Wilson College i n the Smoky Mountains, and past national pres ident of Presbyterian Men. Howard Dennison and Arthur Bannerman have been personal friends through working together in the early days of Warren-Wil son. Mr. Dennison is with General Electric at Nela Park. Register Now For YW-YM Canteen Nights Fifteen cents admission will be collected at the door this Friday evening at the Y House, and pros pective canteen members can re new or take out new membership for the spring semester. YMCA or YWCA memberships will con tinue to be honored if they have not expired. No one will be admitted to fu ture canteen programs without a canteen or Y membership, so all unior high students of the East Cleveland school district will want o join up in a hurry, so as not o miss the exciting programs ahead. 1 Do you think it can’t happen in your neighborhood? Are you sure it won’t? On Thursday, February 17th at 8:00 p.m. in the Shaw High Cardinal Nest the PT A is bringing Mr. Kermit Neely of Ward 20 of the Cleveland City Council to dis cuss “Keeping a home and family in an inner-city area” a very per tinent topic to any parent-teacher group. Most of us have read and heard of some things happening in the Hough Area but here is our chance to learn first-hand just what is being done now and the obstacles encountered. Mr. Neely is a comparatively young man in the light of his ac tual service on the city council but his active interest in the Hough Area is of many years’ standing. He was bom and educated in that section and went on to see service on the Area Council as chairman of various committees of the clean-up movement. Because of his experi ence his message will have mean ing and interest for all parents and officials of East Cleve’and. School Heads Set Next Year Calendar A clearing house session on school calendars and teacher’s sal aries. for next school year was held Tuesday in the office of Dr. O. J. Korb, superintendent of the East Cleveland Public Schools. No special agenda had been set up for the getting together of seven school heads in as many east side districts, reports Dr. Korb, but the meeting gave opportunity to exchange ideas and suggestions on these two subjects. The school calendar prepared by Dr. Korb was accepted by the other superintendents. It will be announced after approval by the East Cleveland Board of Educa tion. Attending the meeting were: O. E. Hill of Cleveland Heights, William Slader of Shaker Heights, Wellington Fordyce of Euclid, Robert Timmons of South Euclid, Dale Rice of Mentor, Harvey Scheetz of Mayfield Heights, Al bert Hadfield of Maple Heights, and J. Barnes Woodside of Wil loughby. The majority of school men present indicated that their boards were considering the sal ary question and a few indicated that decisions would be made within the month. Come To Supper. Sunday Codfish or meatballs, spiced or pickled fish, whole glazed salmon, baked ham, chicken in cream, hot or cold potatoes and other salads, fruits, cheeses, breads—such foods prepared by Scandanavian recipes will be served at the Smorgasbord in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Sunday, February 13th. There will be two sittings 4 to 5 and 6 to 7 o’clock in St. Paul’s. Reservations now at MU. 1-9293 or the church office, LI. 1-4472. $ $ 3 ai-‘ Dedication of the newly com pleted Junior Department rooms at Windermere Presbyterian Church School featured the Sunday morning services for the school. Taking part in these services were these young people here pic tured. Reading left to right they are: Standing: Douglas Kline, Timothy Whitford, George Mc Hendry, Richard Muir, William Stein, Gordon Guelker, Douglas Barnes, Bruce Turner. Seated are: Joanne Kapitsky, Mischka, Barbara Mischka, Nancy Beach, Roger Bollen. It Could Happen In Any District East Cleveland Leader Published in Conjunction with The SCOOP in Northeast Cleveland and The News-Journal in Euclid Volume No. 14—Issue No. 6 East Cleveland. Ohio 13,750 Circulation Guaranteed Thursday, February 10, 1955 Aid In Church School Dedication VW i 2 The biggest one-day attendance so far this year was January 25th when 3,000 men, women and chil dren skated on the more than ten inch thick ice. Rank amateurs and polished experts have been en joying the thrill of motion on Schools To Participate In C-D Alert Cuyahoga County’s Civil De fense Air Raid Sirens will wail next Monday morning, February 14th, at 11 a. m., to set in motion a test evacuation of the U.S. Navy Finance Center Building, East 13th st., in Cleveland. In addition all schools in Greater Cleveland area have been Dequested to stage a security drill at the same time. Dr. O. J. Korb, superintendent of East Cleveland Public Schools, Msgr. Maurice Griffin of St. Philo mena’s parochial school, and Msgr. Thomas Shannon of Christ the King parish school, have each in dicated their observance of the security drill. The two exercises are being held as a part of “National Defense Week, February 12-22, sponsored nationally by the Reserve Officers Association. The sirens will blow the full scale alert on Monday starting with the 3 minute wailing “Red” alert promptly at 11 a. m. After a wait of seven minutes the “White” alert or all clear will signify the end of the test. The all celar consists of 3 one minute steady blasts each separated by 2 minutes of silence. Observing the evacuation of the Navy building will be officials of the Cleveland Building Owners and Managers Association and Retail Merchants Bureau for the purpose of ascertaining the problems which will confront them, should a 'full scale test of this type be scheduled for the downtown business area in the future. Civil Defense Director John J. Pokorny announced that the spe cial test would take the place of the regular weekly 30 second me chanical test, usually held at 12:15 p. m., each Monday. Climaxing the ten day observ ance will be the appearance of Vai Peterson, Federal Civil Defense Administrator who will speak twice on Saturday, February 19th. Peterson will first address City Club members and friends at the regular Saturday Forum luncheon meeting held in the City Club’s quarters. This talk will also be broadcast by Radio Station WGAR. On Saturday night he will speak to those assembled for the Re serve Officers Dinner-Dance being held in the Hotel Hollenden Ball room. Other activities being planned by the committee for Saturday evening include a demonstration of precision drilling by the crack Navy drill team from the Akron Naval base. A fly over of mili tary planes during the week from which educational leaflets will be dropped ha* also been scheduled. 'V A Skaters Eye Thermometer Hoping For More Ice At Forest Hill Park So far this winter season there have been 14 skating days on the six-acre lake in Forest Hill Parks, reports J. E. Barnes, superinten dent of the East Cleveland Water Department who, with the weather man, is responsible for this winter sport here. skates. One of the older skaters reports he over did it slightly by a 90-minute skating his first time on ice in years. “Did those muscles ache”, he groaned. The concession stand opens at 2 p. m. daily except Saturday and Sunday when it is ready for busi ness about noon. This skating rink is probably one of the most beautifully situated in the entire area, right in the heart of Forest Hills Park with the convenience of plenty of cared for parking space. Another cold snap, and there will be skating Again at the lake, states Mr. Barnes. Skating information is available at MU. 1-5020, East Cleveland City Hall. City To Replace 97 Trees Lost Here Last Year Keeping a watchful eye on the city’s trees and lawns, parks and playgrounds, always with an eye for beauty, the Forestry Division of the Engineering Department of the city keeps busy the year round. A new problem last year was the appearance of a red algae on the lake in Forest Hill Park. After several experiments, a series of spraying corrected the disturbance. The Dutch Elm disease took a toll of 58 trees, 27 of which were on city property. Twenty-five trees were given surgery or other treat ments, and 39 fell before storm or automobile. This year’s program includes the replacing of these trees. In addition last year there were 4,362 sprayings of trees, in cluding two for each elm tree. One hundred shrubs add new beauty to the spillway at the Forest Hill Park lake while lawn and shrubbery at the incinerator plant and in Pattison Park as the new Superior rd. playground came in for special attention. Playground figures for the year reveal the issuance of 324 season tennis permits, 1,085 baseball diamonds permits and 43,651 swimming pool attendances. There were five skating days at the park lake. Anita Licher Heads Shaw G. A. Council Anita Licher, a Senior, has been elected president of the Shaw Girls Athletic Council for the sec ond semester. The responsibility of recording everyone’s points goes to Vice President Elaine Forkapa. The secretary, Mary Ann Lee keeps a record of all events, plus making the broadcasts, while Treasurer Ginny McWhirter is busy counting organization funds. Activities sponsored by the A.C. right now are bowling on Mon days at the Windermere Recrea tion Officials Club and swim dips on Tuesdays, and basketball on Thursdays. A.C. is also busily engaged in preparing the Friday, February 11th assembly. It meets weekly at 7:45 a. m. in the gym office. What day is next Monday? Valentine Day, to be sure. And to be sure you don’t forget that very person you so want to let krb-vv you are still around, get your Valentine at The SCOOP, 814 East 152nd st., early. Scouts Plan Recognition Rally Here The Commissioner Staff of Dis trict Seven, Greater Cleveland Council, Boy Scouts of America will stage a Recognition Rally at Chambers School, 13702 Shaw ave., East Cleveland, at 7:30 p. m. on Wednesday, February 16th. The “meat” of the program will be the awarding of the units for their progress this year in meeting the standards they have set as their goals, and recognition for unit leaders. The Rally will also be the op portunity for the Cubbers, Scout ters and Parents to meet the new Greater Cleveland Council Scout Executive Frank W. Braden who is making his initial appearance in District Seven at this rally. The speaker for the evening will be the Honorable Perry B. Jack son, Judge of the Common Pleas Court of Cuyahoga County, a Scouter of long standing. All adult leaders are asked to attend, but, because of limited space and a large membership of boys in this district, we urge them to bring only the junior leaders in the Units, i.e., all Denners and Den Chiefs of the packs all Patrol Leaders and the Senior Patrol Leader of each Troop and all Crew Leaders and the Senior Crew Leader of Troops or Posts. The Sea Explorer Scout Ship 26 of this district will conduct an authentic Sea Explorer Scout opening ceremony to start the as sembly this Unit is “Skippered” by Explorer Advisor Leroy Swope. District Executive Joseph Cor nelius heading the program com mittee physical arrangements District Executive William Stuart, Displays and Decorations —Neigh borhood Commissioner David Sand erson, and Publicity Neighbor hood Commissioner Carl Price. During the evening William H. Seitz, will formally turn over to his successor, John Andree, the gavel as District Commissioner. Mr. Seitz resigned that post and Ms been recommissioned as a 1 Neighborhood Commissioner for service of Pack 16 and Troop 116, sponsored by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and, Troop 59, sponsored by Windermere Methodist Church. Mr. Andree, as is Mr. Seitz, is a holder of the Silver Beaver Award, the highest recognition in Scouting, and the Scouter’s Key. He is an Eagle Scout, was a Jam boree Troop Leader both at Val ley Forge and San Ana. He has served as Neighborhood Commis sioner, Homesteader in the Sus taining Membership drives, Merit Badge Counselor, Commissioner Staff treasurer, and Health and Safety Director for District Seven for several years. New Business The Byrne VFallpaper and Paint store is East Cleveland’s newest business establishment. Located at 14770 Euclid ave., the firm will handle decorating supplies, artist, signwriter, and silk screen supplies. *. Here they are, the birthday High Twelvers but in all the ex citement all the names were not listed. However, them are Paul Clasen, Tom Evu.ns, Wilbur and Herbert Lawrence, Bill Rief, jr., Floyd Rowlands, Lee Stiles, Al R. Strome, Neil Schworm, Floyd Seipert, Gus Sealander, Ervin Wendt, and Al Ring, a guest. There’s a tradition started at High Twelve of East Cleveland Shaw and Kirk students partici pating in the Junior and Senior High School Solo and Ensemble contest at Cleveland Heights High School Saturday, February 5th made a good showing. Contest ants were entered from all the suburban schools in the Greater Cleveland area and are ranked by divisions, One through Five for final ratings. In the solo events, the students usually compete only with other soloists in their own school grade. The ratings of the Kirk Junior High entries are announced as fol lows: Division I—Solo Gwen Cornman, string bass Barbara Campbell, French horn Edward Frey, snare drum Elaine Aurada, alto saxophone Betsy Kromer and Martha Stillinger Linda Moore, Irene Hutter and Nancy Mackowski, flute Pat Moore, Judy Wahl, Judy Hoch wald, Betsy Kromer and Elaine Aurada, piano. Extensive Street Program Planned The surface treatment of 44 streets, the replacing of asphalt at 16 bus stops, and co-operating with the Cuyahoga Coun y in he widening of Woodworth rd. from East 146th st. to East 152nd st. are major improvements on the 1955 program of the Engineering Department of the city. The sur face treatment will involve an estimated expenditure of $51,535. Costs of the Wood worth rd widen ing will be borne by East Cleveland, Cleveland and the county. In addition the Engineering De partment has listed on its sum mer’s agenda plans and study for the new playground acreage on Shaw ave., north of the Nickel Plate Railroad, and the proposed playground on the recently ac quired Bruder property, just east of Coit rd., and north of Euclid ave. Streets on the surface treatment list will be announced as the work progresses. Are Jr. Kiwanians Two Shaw seniors who will add “Jun or Kiwanian” to their school day recognitions are Bob Jen nings and Leonard Short. They are the current Junior club mem bers getting acquainted with the regulars by pinning on name badges for six weeks. Leonard is a National Honor Society member and Hi-Y presi dent. Bob is a member of the Col lege Club and his Home Room ticket salesman. Both are high scholastically. Valentines for all ages at The SCOOP, 814 East 152nd st. This Was A Happy Birthday tswi ... Wc* that for popularity, is bound to go on and on and on. Its the bi-monthly birthday party, when the birthdays of members during that period, are duly celebrated. Such was the gay affair at the January 27th meet.’ at the Lake Shore Country Cluo when the December-January birthday boys were presented with good, old fashion dough, all dressed up to pass for cakes and all sorts of CALL NEWS to PO. Shaw And Kirk Musicians Make Good Showing At County Musical Contest 1-3378 Soloists usually compete only w'ith other soloists in the same school grade. Division I—Ensembles Barbara Campbell, Ruth Yaxley, Kenneth Strack, Tom Woehrman, French horn quartet Richard Maynard, Charles Alexander, Bar bara Campbell, William Howells, Ronnie Buchan and David Carr, brass sextet Edward Frey, Martin Hochman, Robert Zents, Jack Kline and Tom Woehrman, drum ensemble Linda Moore, Irene Hut ter and Linda Schweizer, flute duet with piano George Gould, Bruce Patterson and Linda Parker, trumpet duet with piano. Division II—Solo Carol Mackowski, clarinet Ken neth Strack, French horn Ronald Buchan, trombone Martin Hoch man, snare drum Charles Alex ander, trumpet Tama Cahow, piano. Division II—Ensemble Linda Moore, Carol Mackowski, Mary Ellen Maher, Barbara Camp bell and William Niess, woodwind quintet. Division III—oSlo Mona Althans, piano Ruthe Yaxley, French horn Virginia Richter, clarinet. Division III—Ensemble Pat Moore. Gail Dunlap, Linda Schweizer, Tama Cahow and Gwen Cornman, string quintet. Ratings for entrants from Shaw High School are: Rating I Carolyn Jeffery, 10th grade flute solo Ronald Cornman, 10th grade French horn solo Richard Mc Guire, oboe solo Grant Horan, 10th grade clarinet solo violin duet, Ruth Phillips (10A) and Joan Brown (12A). Rating II Margaret Shelton, 10 grade, flute solo Tom Gaines, 11th grade, snare drum solo Mary Anne Lee, 12 th grade clarinet solo Ken Schiring, 12th grade alto sax solo. Bb Clarinet quartet—Mary Ann Lee (12A), Martha Gray (11A), Grant Horan (10A), Bob Lane (10A). Flute trio—Margaret Delvigs (12A), Marget Shelton (10A), Carolyn Jeffery (10A). S. Robert Fraser, director of mu sic for the East Cleveland Public Schools has charge of the Shaw instrumental students. The Kirk pupils are directed by Kenneth Williams. What‘,6 being Tonight—Thursday—County En gineer Albert S. Porter talks on “Freeways and Freeway Planning” at the East Cleveland Community Council in the Cardinals Nest at Shaw High School. Visitors are welcome at 7:3 Op. m. FISH Fry Friday, February 11th at American Legion Post 163 home in Hawley Park. All veterans in vited at 7 o’clock. goodie*. Ugh, Big Chief H. S. Weaver, for instance, received the new “Big Chief on rye** and was he smiling. The other delved into delicious raisin bread. Chairman H. F. “Pepper” irtin and Co-Chairman Emil Hoxfman were assisted by Dr. I^"is Ed wards, Fred Heersi, Fred Lange and Charles Melbourne as the bakers deluxe to carry in the dough.