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CU^LANO. O. Mail Addresses Business: 814 East 152nd Street Phone: GLenville 1-4383 News: 14600 Euclid Avenue Apt. 302 City Studies High Bath House Bids Building comes high. The city officials found this out with some what of a jolt Monday, March Sth, when they opened the ten bids re ceived for erection of a bath house pt Shaw PooL The price ran on a fairly even level from 111,153 or S 120,316 to 140,539 or $143,465 and far beyond original estimates. The two quotations in each in stance are due to a question of using terrazzo flooring in only parts of the building and concrete in the rest, or all concrete. A study is being made of the bids and it is hoped to have ready a recommendation for the City Com mission meeting Tuesday, March 13th. The bid cost is not all the ex penditure of this improvement, states City Finance Director G. T. Apthorp. In addition to the 49x109 feet one story with sun deck building, the city must make major changes in playground layout to locate the bath house on the opposite side of the pool from the former locker accommodations under the now rased section of Shaw Stadium. These changes will include shift ing the baseball diamond and bleachers, widening and revamp ing of sidewalks, certain changes in the new Stadium plan included in the board of education’s contract but to be paid for by the city. It is also proposed to take advantage of the construction period to put a new bottom in the pool. Every effort will be made to complete the contract by July 1st and open the new bath house and the renovated pool at that time. Mark Birthday With Dinner-Dance A dinner dance the evening of Saturday, March 21st will cele brate the 21st anniversary of the auxiliary of East Cleveland post 1500 VFW. Past presidents will be honored during the evening, and the guest speaker in the after dinner program will be Edwin Ross, assistant director of Uni versity Hospitals. Mrs. Marion Wigglesworth will receive dinner reservations at IV 1-5849 after 6 p. m. roTFFTKrrgroTnnnng THIS i 4, 5 V 1 ‘w i THAT i In fast Cleveland The city officials have a problem on their hands. They want to build a good bath house at Shaw pool, something that will stand *or while and be attractive. But oh, those bids. The man on the street would probably say: “Go ahead, build it. We want a nice one. And that little mill a year we dont mind.” Well, it surely appears that the school board has picked up a fine coach ... o* the calibre East Clevelanders expect in such an in structor, on the gridiron or in the class room. Welcome and well go along, Coach Strang^ Remember to write it “EAST Cleveland” on that license tag ap plication. Helps keep streets in good condition. Shaw PTA really has something in its coming program. Parents would do well to co-operate by at tending their p. m. session. Learn ing is a continuing process. New York City is going all out to muffle some of the big town’s noise. Penalties await thought less or deliberate noisemakers. For instance, the unnecessary sounding of an auto horn after midnight equals a $50 fine. What a harvest a town could reap from the horn blasting wedding parties, and the guy who sounds his auto horn iostead of a doorbell. promotion can bring more than one joy. Harold Peterson, an em ployee of the Michigan State Con servation Department was recently promoted from a ranger at the pickney Recreation Area where he resided in a community known as Hell, to Takguamenon Falls State Park where he will reside in a hamlet called Paradise. Mr. Peter son is the son of Mrs. Emily Peter son, formerly of Chapman ave., now of Noble t^d^ Right now Is the time to start fighting litter habits. Let’s have a dtaMr city this year than last Lenten Mid-Week Services The fifth midweek Lenten serv ice at Windermere Methodist Church will be Wednesday, March 14th at 7:45 p. m. and will pre sent Dr. Alfred Bryan Bonds jr., president-elect of Baldwin Wallace College. His sermon topic will be “The Man Standing There”. Dr. Bonds is a native of Monroe, Ark. He comes to Ohio with a wide background of experience in ed ucational administration, having held faculty positions in a number of institutions. He was special ed ucational consultant for UNESCO in Paris, France in 194$ and the same year became assistant Ex ecutive secretary of the President’s commission on Higher Education. The following year Dr. Bonds was appointed Director of Training, Atomic Energy Commission, Wash ington, D. C. and in 1955 became A Alfred B. Bonds, jr. Director of Point Four Education al Program for Egypt. He is a member of Who’s Who in America. Special music will be furnished by David Hershberger, soloist. The Midweek Lenten Devotions at Trinity E.U.B. Church will con tinue next Wednesday at 7:30 with the pastor preaching on “The Word of Loneliness the fourth Word from the Cross.” This serv ice offers a time of quiet medita tion and spiritual refreshment for the strengthening of personal faith. A Coffee Hour will follow the service, for a brief period of fel lowship. For their March 14th meeting, the congregational of First Pres byterian Church will have the usual simple meal at 6:30 fol lowed by a 7:30 service. The sub ject is “Home Frontiers” and the speaker will be Miss Matred Mc Kissick, director of Woodland Center Neighborhood House. This House is a project of the National Missions of this church. “Pilate, Governor over Judea” is the topic for the meditations at St. James Lutheran Church, 1424 Hayden ave. Rev. Robert Barkley will con duct the service. A fellowship hour during which refreshments are served, follows the worship hour. In his series on crosses, Rev. Robert Secrist, pastor at Calvary Lutheran Church, Euclid at Lock wood, will talk on “Simon of Cyrene, Unwilling Hands his Cross at 7:45 p. m. Ransack Home While the family of Joshua McCoy, 14400 Alder ave. were absent from heme the evening of March 2nd, unidentified persons ransacked the house, afte'* gaining entrance through a basement window. Missing are $228 in money, a man’s gold wrist watch, a heri loom ladies lapel watch and a wallet. How Better To Meet New Friends How better to make new friends than during a kitchen talk. Every woman, who enjoys baking and cooking, enjoys exchanging ideas and recipes. In this picture, taken at the East Cleveland YWCA Center, members of the Newcomers Club had a fine time trying their own hand at decorating a cake after Mrs. Helen Robertson (shown demonstrating), had defly turned out a masterpiece in cake decorat ing. The women’s attempts were made over imitation paper cakes, which was a fine idea since no delicious baked cake was then given undue handling and the “goo” could be scraped off and a new attempt made. The Newcomers, women new to East Cleveland, are getting ac quainted with each other and their new community through this club, sponsored by the YW. Every woman new to East Cleve land will find a welcome.. Kirk Lettermen Banquet Guests Lettermen of Kirk Jr. High School were honored at a banquet in the school cafeteria Thursday, March 1st. Coach Gaylord E. Lil lick serving as toastmaster for the after dinner program. Dr. O. J. Korb, superintendent of schools, and Dr. L. L. Myers, Kirk principal lauded the young athletes for their good sportsmanship, as well as for their achievements in football, track and basketball and including the girls* sports under the coaching of Miss Carol Cham berlain. Chief speaker was Howard Brin ker, backfield coach for the cham pion Cleveland Browns. Members of the school’s athletic board are Dr. Myers, president, Mrs. Zoe R. Brundage, assistant principal and dean of girls George F. Huxel, faculty manager L. S. Chulick, football and basketball coach, N. Coso, jr., football and track coach, and Miss Chamber lain. Mrs. Nancy Fleming serves as board secretary. Members of the Leaders Club served the re past prepared by Mrs. Ruth Kerr and her able assistants in the cafeteria. The 9th Grade Art class made the miniatures from various fields of sports used as favors. Mrs. Fleming has charge of the school’s cheerleaders who were also present. Kirk’s Sports Editors are Betty Barret, Mike Braun and Virginia Regan. Freedom Shrine Goes To Y House The Freedom Shrine which has been on display in the main cor ridor of Shaw High School for the past two years, has been trans ferred to the East Cleveland YMCA, 1831 Lee rd. Following a succeeding display, the Shrine will be returned to Shaw High School as a permanent possession. This series of copies of fam ous papers in the history of the United States are the gift of the Exchange Club of East Cleveland. Wkat’ ,6 ttohq TONIGHT: Oliver Brooks, executive director of “Metro” speak on the proposed consolida tion of suburban Cuyahoga County services before the East Cleveland Community Council. Shaw High School, 8:00 p. m. All interested persons welcome. Mrs. and Mrs. Edward H. Guy, 2014 Taylor rd. announce the birth of a girl, Lora Lynn, February 20th. The daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis J. Schupp, 1240 East 146th st. has been named Kathleen Lorraine. This Is Where The Motorist Helps Himself Y's Men's Club Invite Members East Cleveland Leader Published in Conjunction with The SCOOP in Northeast Cleveland and The News-Journal in Euclid Volume No. 15—Issue No 10 East Cleveland Ohio 13,750 Circulation Guaranteed Thursday, March 8, 1958 How important is that word “East” in the name of East Cleve land. Mighty important when it comes to the money the state turns back to the cities for street main tenance. Distribution of monies received from auto license plates sale is shared by the communities and the taxing districts in the state. It is based on the number of licenses issued to each taxing district, and only by listing the name of the towns can this share be determined. That is why it must be “EAST” Cleveland when East Clevelanders make out their license applications. Every cent counts towards all re pair work on pavements, street cleaning, snow removal, traffic signals, school traffic guards. Important, Yes siree. Write It EAST Cleveland. Thanks, a million. Oh, yes, you can get your auto tags at 13805 Euclid ave. between 8:30 and 8:00 weekdays. Truck ap plications must be made at the County Auditor’s office. The rule also applies to tags received through AAA. Making its introduction into the service club circles is the Y’s Men’s club. Dedicated to service to the program of the YMCA, the new club’rf 20 members to date include many former YMCA “boys.” Club meetings, so far are alter nate Thursdays at the Y House at 8 in the evening. Young men interested may contact the Y office GL. 1-3425, or Don Barkley, who is serving as temporary chairman. First social event will be a pot luck supper Saturday, March 24th with the ladies as guests. Shaw PTA Alerts Parent, Pupil On Learning Opportunity In Industry Continuing its studies on the opportunities for learning after high school, Shaw PTA announces a unique plan for the presenta tion on Thursday, March 15th of its next topic in this series, name ly “Opportunities in Industry.” Because of the Importance of this particular “opportunity” and the need for parent and child to explore its possibilities, the PTA will offer the same program two times on that day. There will be a morning assembly for the Shaw student body and an 8 p. m. o’clock meeting for all ^parents of high school pupils. The speaker at both meetings will be an outstanding industrial and civic leader, whose broad ex perience gives him the background for this kind of a presentation. He is Harry T. Sealy, vice president in charge of Distribution for Cleve land Electric Illuminating Co. Commenting on this effort to reach both parent and pupil with suggestions they can better dis cuss because both have heard it, J. J. Stillinger, Shaw PTA presi dent says the PTA hopes the presentation will lead to definite thinking on the part of mothers and fathers and their sons and daughters as to their need of prep aration for the place they may take in the expanding future of Cleveland industry. It is also hoped that the talk will lead to a sincere study of the in-training educational programs offered by industry to further qualify the worker for his job. City Has A Pretty Good "Police'Year Non-observance of traffic signs was the second highest in the traf fice violations in East Cleveland in 1955 and in the majority of similar reports from other dis tricts. In East Cleveland 671 of the 4,517 traffic arrests in 1955 were due to indifference to these signs. Only “speeding” had more, with 1,685 speeding charges. Going further into the report as compiled by Chief of Police H. S. Weaver, the traffic violations show up other startling totals. For in stance: crashing red light, 382 driving while intoxicated, 285 fail ure to make a boulevard stop, 262 careless driving, 147. In addition 21,260 traffic tickets were issued resulting in fines and costs of $17,798.25. Parking waivers cost violators $22,962. The city operates 701 parking meters on the streets and 75 in Hawley Park. A total of 1,136 vehicles were in volved in 977 accidents causing three .deaths, injuries to 106 persons and property damage in 868 in stances. “Following too close,” and “Fail ure to yield right-of-way,” lead the causes for traffic accidents. On the “yielding” count, the State of Ohio has a new triangle traffic sign call ing attention to this new safety rule for drivers. Then there are the pedestrians. They cause trouble, too. They will jaywalk, they will cross against lights, they will walk in the road way. In fact, 43 of them “walked” themselves right into the 1955 police annual report for just such violations. The report shows a 27% in crease in major crimes, a 17% de crease in lesser crimes, and a 16% decrease in misdemeanors. Only 458 juveniles came to the police department’s attention. Modem devices play an important part in maintaining accuracy and speeding action in investigations. Aside from actual police incidents, the lie detector was used 27 times by industry in detecting thefts and 5i times on applicants for city jobs. Neighboring suburbs also use the detector. In 348 alcometer tests the ma chine decided 269 cases of driving while intoxicated. Through the county-wide teletype hookup, the department received 11,398 mess ages from other police departments and sent 235. Cases concerning stolen cars, robberies, breaking and entering .assault, pick-ups for other jurisdictions are teletyped. The jail’s guest book listed 1,775 male prisoners and 110 women prisoners during the year. A matron is on duty the entire time a woman prisoner is detained. Police answered 11,572 complaints and made 17,871 radio calls. Police are required to put in a certain number of hours weekly on target practice in the city’s pistol range. In conclusion, Chief Weaver points to the fact that the East Cleveland Police Department is na tionally known for its efficiency and service to the community. It is used as a model for various de partments in this county. Weaver terms it “the best for its size in the United States. i tei 4 Harry T. Sealy Mr. Sealey attended the public schools in Long Island, Manlius Military Academy and New York University School of Business. He began his career with the Union Electric Co., St. Louis, moved on to the Mississippi River Power Co., Keoukuk, Iowa and joined the CEI in 1938. Community wise, Mr. Sealey serves the Welfare Federation, the Youth Bureau of Cleveland, is chairman of the Committee on the Prevention of Juvenile Delin quency, works with the Commu nity Chest and is a member of the Chamber of Commerce. School Calendar I 1956-1957 First Semester OPENING DAY—Tuesday, Septem ber 4, 1956. N.E.O.T.A.—Friday, November 2nd. Schools are closed. THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY—No vember 22 through November 25. Schools close Wednesday, Novem ber 21, 2:30 p. m. Schools open Monday, November 26, regular time. CHRISTMAS VACATION—Decem ber 22 through January 6, 1957. Schools close Friday, December 21, 2:30 p. m. Schools open Mon day, January 7,1957, regular time. CLOSE OF FIRST SEMESTER Friday, January 25, 1957. Second Semester OPENING DAY—Monday, January 28, 1957. WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY Friday, February 22. Schools are closed. SPRING VACATION April 13 through April 21. Schools close Friday, April 12, at end of the regular session. Schools open Monday, April 22, regular time. MEMORIAL DAY—Thursday, May 30. Schools are closed. CLOSE OF SECOND SEMESTER —Friday, June 7, 1957. Henderson Is Again Safety Group Head •*7* At a reorganization meeting of the East Cleveland Safety Council held Wednesday, February 29th in the Commission Chamber of City Hall, activities for another year were discussed, the forthcoming Green Cross campaign tentative plans made, and new officers and committee chairmen to serve a year were elected. Chief of Police H. S. Weaver, acting in the absence of the presi dent, Fred Henderson, had issued a call to various civic organizations, service clubs and industry to send representatives to the meeting, to help plan the year’s program. Following the pattern for Safety President Fred Henderson (re elected) first vice president—Ernest Council organization the following officers and chairmen were elected: Kregenow, East Cleveland Kiwanis second vice president James F. Clark, Fraternal Order Police Asso ciates secretary Dr. J. Waide Price, president East Cleveland Community Council treasurer—G. T. Apthorp, finance director, City of East Cleveland (re-elected). The chairmen are: Schools—E. M. Preston, principal, Prospect School Parochial (to be appointed) Indus try—R. J. Cheesman, manager, In dustrial Relations, General Electric Co. Fire Safety—Fred Lang, chief of East Cleveland Fire Department Public Safety—H. S. Weaver, chief of East Cleveland Police Depart ment. In addition to the above officers, other persons present were: Mrs. Robert Weiss and Mrs. Ross F. Connell, East Cleveland Council PTA Earl Hartland, FOPA Wil bur C. Laurence, president, East Cleveland Business Association Dr. Marty Loftus, president, East Cleve land Kiwanis Robert Thompson, jr., East Cleveland Lion Club Paul Broer, City Commissioner and Rollin Rendlesham, ECBA. Cleveland Safety Council was rep resented by its executive vice pres ident, William E. Billings its Traf fic Manager, Vernon L. Johnson, and O. E. Lowe, Information. The Council expects to swing into its most active Green Cross Drive and Chief Weaver reminds that membership in the East Cleveland Safety Council means 50c of each dollar paid in, kept for the work of the Council right here in East Cleveland. Mr. Billings stated that any mem bership received downtown in which the address indicated East Cleveland, would be credited to the local coun cil. Strang Signs As Head Football Coach At Shaw At the 1956 annual meeting of East Cleveland Congregational Church a provision was placed in the Constitution whereby the Church Board could recommend for honorary membership persons of long and devoted service to the congregation. The first person so to be hon ored is Mrs. Edward Arn, 1711 Lakefront ave., whose active church life began October 6th, 1894 as a teacher in the Sunday School of Lakeview Congregational Church, East Cleveland. Mrs. Arn holds the unique record of almost 56 years membership in this con gregation but, through mergers, in three churches each under a different name. In 1902 Lakeview built a church at Lockwood and Euclid ave. and changed its name to Calvary, since “Lakeview” was associated with the neighborhood in which it origi nated. Soon, Park Congrega tional knocked at Calvary’s door and waa admitted, the two con gregations taking the name of Mayflower for even stronger unity. Mayflower then merged with East to become East Congregational Church, Euclid and Page aves. Through all these changes, Mrs. Arn continued to teach in the school for 35 years. She has served as adult advisor to youth groups, in the woman’s circles. Her life membership on the Board of Deaconesses now carries the title of Honorary Deaconess. Since the church teaches the brotherhood of man, the commu nity has gained from Mrs. Arn’s services. During World War I and II she was Production Chairman of East Cleveland Branch Red Cross. She helped found the Y Mothers at the East Cleveland YMCA and the Blue Star Mothers Club, both of which she has served as presi dent. She has been on the board of East Cleveland Woman’s Club and has long been a member of East Cleveland Community Coun cil. Mrs. Arn has two sons, Edward of Philadelphia, and John of East Cleveland. Her husband ^ied in 1949. Regina Girl Wins VFW Essay Contest Mrs. Mary Brown, 4561 Telhurst rd., South Euclid, essay contest chairman for Post 1500 VFW, has announced that the first-place winner in this year’s contest, with the subject, “America—Beacon of Hope”, is Lois Sibbing, of Regina High School, and that second place has been awarded to Marie Goetz, of the same school, students of that school being the only par ticipants. Judges in the contest were Judge Stanton Addams, attorney William M. Sharp and Trudie M. Marchand, teacher in the Chesterland schools. Mrs. Brown also stated that the prizes would be formally awarded the winners at a time to be an nounced. Gale Wrecks Garage, Car The 1953 Packard Patrician in the garage demolished when a towering elm crashed it during the March 2nd gale, was finally un covered Tuesday and towed to a repair shop. The damage to the car was not immediately available. The elm was in the yard of Frank Sedar, 1885 Idlewood rd. Garage and car belonged to his neighbor, James T. Martins, 1889 Idle wood rd. Dog Owners, Notice Dog owners are reminded today by Chief of Police H. S. Weaver that the city has a continuing quar antine of dogs. Under the ordinance covering the quarantine, dogs are not permitted to run at large, and must not be on the streets without a leash or under full control of its owner. Fines are imposed for violations. CALL NEWS to PO. 1-3378 Shaw Cardinals will begin their fall football practice under the tutoring of Leo. F. Strang whose Upper Sandusky High teams of the past five years have won 33 of their last 39 games. Strang signed his one-year contract as head coach of Shaw High School Tuesday night. It will be officially confirmed by the Board of Education at its Monday, March 12th meeting. The new head coach succeeds to the job vacated last fall by Bob McGraw, who chose to give all of his time to his teaching career. With their new coach, the grid ders will also have another new Church Honors Its 55-Year Member mentor. Don Debrus, assistant to Strang is accompanying him to East Cleveland. As a team they will continue their wing-T with multiple offense system which sparked the US team to two Nor thern Ohio League championships. In this league Upper Sanduskq triumphed over Norwalk, Galion, Willard, Bellevue, Shelby, Bucyrus, Tiffin, Columbian, despite the fact that it was the smallest in the league. Seventh in the balloting for the 1955 Ohio High School Coach of the Year, Strang is generally con sidered the coach with the bright est future. In his five years at Upper San-* dusky six of Strang’s boys were on five all-Ohio teams, three of them on first line-ups. In 1958 a back, Dave Kuensli, was the lead ing Ohio scorer with 227 points. He was also United Press “Back of the Year” that fall. The new coach was a four-year Varsity man at both Ashland High School and Ashland College where he also did two post-graduate years in Physical Education. His minors are Art and Science. He made the NOL all-league team two times as a high school player and was Ohio “Baek of the Year” in his senior year. He has served three years in the United States Navy. Strang, 33, his wife, Betty, and their two sons will bo moving to East Cleveland prior to the fall practice season. W. W. Haves, football coach and professor of Physical Education, Ohio State University: “I regard Leo Strang as one of the truly outstanding young high school coaches in Ohio. He has a very keen technical knowl edge of football. He also has a personality to go along with his good coaching. I have watched him work with his players and he does an excellent job with them, get ting the most out of each boy. He 1 Hf i pz I S y $ Leo F. Strang certainly commands each boy’s re spect. He carries the same capa bilities into his classroom.” Sidney E. Boyd, assistant prin cipal, Upper Sandusky High School writes: “He (Strang) is a thorough coach both in technical detail and in working with boys. His athletic work is well organized through the lower high school grades and football is taught with excellent results. “I don’t believe you could find a stronger candidate in the state. “I sincerely believe that Leo Strang is as ready to move from a medium sized high school to a larger one as was Tommy Harp from Carrolton to Massilon, Bob Bronson from New London to Portsmouth, as Tom McNea from Columbiana to Mansfield.” Paul Hoememann, coach at Heidelberg College: Reiterating much that has been said by others mentions the high esteem in which Mr. Strang is held in both the school system and the community. Harold V. Cope, superintendent of schools in Upper Sandusky writes: “We have found him (Strang) a fine teacher and a very strong football coach. He is much in terested in public education. He has a fine character and is highly respected among the student body, the faculty and the community.” Recover Car An automobile stolen from the Hayden ave. CTS parking Jot March Sth has been recovered by Cleveland police. The car was reported miss ing by Jack Porter, 1887 East 26th st^ a CTS employee.