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Business*. 814 East 152nd Street Phone: Glenville 1-4383 News: 14600 Euclid 'Avenue Apt. 302 THIS THAT In East Cleveland Perfect skating weather is finding the pond in Forest 4 Hill Park crowded to capacity each late afternoon and eve ning and weekend. Young and old are enjoying the exhilerat ing sport and many who reside north of Euclid are looking to the day when the city’s ice rink will hang out ’he sign “Skating.” Pedestrians are the center of the stage in the Safety Council’s newest film soon to be shown in schools and other places here. It’s entitled, “I’m No Fool As A Pedestrian” and aims to remind all and sundry that pedestrians can be hurt and cause others to be hurt, too. “We’re having buckwheat rakes these cold days,” re I marked a citizen Sunday. “That’s fine, we’re having old fashioned corn meal mush.” Yummy, what delicacies Old Man Winter can entice to the i able. Congratulations to I. E. Barnes and his staff in the City Water Department. Imagine, 35 years “in the black.” Water users are the folks who bene fit. which means every man, .woman and child. The YMCA and the YWCA combined make for ONE BIG Asset in East Cleveland. Im agine what the YMCA could do for boys in some countries where no such service is avail able. East Cleveland is being asked for $2,300 towards such a program. 4 Three troops? of Girl Scouts at Chambers School are in need of an American flag, standard size. They would use it jointly at their meetings. Anyone hav ing sin Old Glory they wish to dispose of. please call Mrs. Robert Bcukenman, PO. 1-3198. Boy Scout Troop No. 8 of Mayfair School invites all boys 10’2 years old and older who are interested in joining the Boy Scouts, to come to their meeting Thursday, 7:00 p. m.. at Mayfair School, in the gym. A Family Night Dinner is being planned for Thursday, February 13th at 6:00 p. m. at v tne school in observation ef Roy Scout Week. Starting on February 6 th (Boy Scout Week), Troop No. 8 will decorate Kroger’s Hayden store window using the theme of safety. Saturday, February Sth, there will be a rive demon stration of First Aid. An overnighter is planned for February 21-23 at North 1 Chagrin Reservation. Fast Cleveland Library is having a return visit on Thurs day, February 13th, of Mr. and Mrs. John Howard with a sec ond series of beautiful slides entitled “Cape Ajm Trail.** The I slides shown on a panoramic screen with a musical back ground provide an evening of complete relaxation. The cam era work is sheer artistry on this program, sponsored by the Camera Guild of Cleveland. AH East Clevelanders and their friends are cordially in vited to attend. V “Literature and Books For Pre-Schoolers” will be the sub ject of a talk that Dr. Rebecca Pedersen presents to the Pros pect Pre-Schocrt group at 10 a. m,. Thursday, February 13th. Dr. Pedersen-'is head of the Reading Improvement Service ',sat Western Reserve University. She is widely traveled, and at one time lived in Japan, when her husband was Education Of ficer with the U. S. Army, after the war. Her husband, a former Unitarian 'minister, is now leader of the Cleveland Ethical Society. The Pedersens have a daughter in the East Cleveland schools, and live at 1887 Allan dale ave. Pedestrian Injured Larry Sherman, 1285 East 168th st. is a patient in Huron Road Hospital. Sherman sus tained a broken right leg when struck by an automobile while crossing Euclid ave. at Noble rd. about 7:34 p. m. February 3rd. Driver of the car, Frederick C. Leader, 3812 Wood ridge rd., was charged with failure to yield right-of-way. 'cast Cleveland library. A4101 EUCLID AVENUE 1 fcAST CLEVELAND, Q. Volume No. 19—No. 6 Water Department's "Pay As You Go'' Policy Pays Off Again St. Paul's Canteen Again Friday Eve The “pay as you go* policy I ment sent out 27,060 bills for adopted by the City of East Cleveland in 1923 has been lived up every succeeding year by it’s water department, states J. E. Barnes, water su perintendent. The year 1937 was the 35th consecutive year that the water department has lived within its income. During the year the depart- Upped Budget Spurs YM-YW Campaigners The East Cleveland YWCA YMCA Sustaining Membership campaign got off to a flying start on Sunday, February 2nd at the Kick-off dinner at the Y House. The goal this year is $25,000. The Rev. J. Franklin Mc Hendry, pastor, Windermere Presbyterian Church, and Mr. E. V. Rasmussen, executive secretary of the Cleveland YMCA sounded a challenge to the volunteer workers who are undertaking to garner in the $25,000. A moving picture, “The YMCA That Would Not Die” inspired the workers to raise that $2300 added sum this year. East Cleveland’s share of the city-wide share 10 raise $100,000, a third of a sum to build 116 YMCA buildings in 33 foreign countries, the coun tries to raise the other two thirds themselves. The combined YM-YW goal for 1958 is 20% greater than the 1956 goal and Chairman Bill Cleland and Chairman Mrs. Arthur O. Willy and Mrs. E. J. Tausch and all the volunteers are hoping contributors will un their pledges, and that many new pledges will be made. Five boys and girls gave one minute talks on “What the Y Means to Me.* The dinner, served by the Shore Hi-Y boys was attended by 140 volunteer campaign workers. The popular St. Paul’s Epis copal Church canteen will open its doors again this Friday to the Junior Hirrh School boys and girls of East Cleveland. These ever'y-other-week dances are sponsored by St. Paul’s with Mrs. H. W. Lyndall, chairman of the committee. Serving as chaperones fo: this Friday’s canteen are Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Orwig, Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Cappon, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Perry and Mr. and Mrs. H. W Lyndall. The best reason the FBI can give for the fact that 45 per cent of all major crimes of 1957 were committed by persons under 18 years of age, is the lack of the old-fashioned family life. Todays parents, states Ralph Dunker, Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Inves tigation, Cleveland, have be come blinded to their responsi bilities to their children because of material gain. Mr. Dunker was speaking to the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 39 at their annual installation of officers held Tuesday, January 28th in the Euclid Vet Club. The FBI, said the speaker, is the national collecting agency for all crime statistics, as a total of $363,219.54 for water and sewage. service. The per centage difference between water purchased (from the City of Cleveland) and the water billed continued to be lower than the accepted standard of efficient operation of a water works, he stated. New connections were made Examinations For Patrolmen The Civil Service Commis sion of the City of East Cleve land announces an open, com petition examination for police officers to be held on February 24th. 1958. “This examination,” states the Commission, “is the gateway to employment oppor tunity for a career in a pro fessional police department.’* Applicants must be 23 to 28 years of age and must be United States citizens and have a minimum height of five feet eight inches and a maximum height of six feet three inches. Applicants must also be in good physical condition. The position requires men of intelligence and sound judg ment who can work together in a disciplined organization and, above all, men of high charac ter. Applicants aye given written, athletic, medical and oral ex aminations. Persons interested in taking tis examination should secure application blanks from Wil liam B. Boise, the Secretary of the Civil Service Commission. East Cleveland City Hall, 14340 Euclid ave., East Cleveland 12. Ohio, and file applications be fore 5:00 p. m. Friday, Febru ary 21st. 1958. I'- NEW OFFICERS of the East Cleveland Fraternal Order of Police are: left to right: Front Row—William A. Campbell, president Earl F. Lefferts, vice president Al lan J. Pearse, secretary Albert W. Hospodar, treasurer. Standing—Ralph G. Win ters, chaplain Henry A. Curschman, jr., conductor Roy W. Cole, inner guard Robert E. Hall, Robert Trpyan, trustees. Not shown: Charles Kastilah, outer guard. Campbell Installed F.O.P. Head directed by the president. “These figures show that a major crime is committed every two seconds. This means that in the two hours we have been assembled here, 600 major crimes have taken place. “Other statistics show,’* con tinued Mr. Dunker, “that 45 per cent of all major crimes in 1957 were committed by persons under 18 years of age and the best reason known for this is the lack of the old-fashioned home life, since material gain has blinded parents to their responsibilities.’* Lieutenant Robert Troyan conducted the installation cere monies for these new officers: President, William A. Camp EastlClweland, Ohio on property owner the balance lines. Ten new made, and were replaced. A new six-inch hydrant was installed at the city’s new outdoor ice skating rink on Shaw ave. and one at 13600 Emily, to provide more protection in that area. connections were 22 fire hydrants Study Kirk Guidance Procedure ▲re East OUveland Schools providing adequate guidance? On Wednesday, February 12 at 8 p. m. the Kirk PTA will provide an opportunity for Only 76 leaks were unearthed Tri:~---- during the department’s an- Parent*, to declde Jh.18. Jor nual leak detection survey from themse‘ves- Fo“r ad»“««t«* April to September, of which ito™ raT the secondary 41 were on the city side and! s?ho,ols’ Dr- L- L- Myers, pnn- cipal Mr. George Huxel, as sistant principal and Dean of Boys Miss Merita Bricker, Dean of Girls all from Kirk Jr. High and Mr. Grant Kibble, assistant principal from Shaw High, will discuss the philoso iphy and application of guidance in the junior and senior high schools. Here is an opportunity for at the City Hall where addi- “any «reas to be explored, tion and renovation work is What testing is used, and how underway. are the results applied? What The 1958 agenda for the guidance is given student’s Water Department lists: Instal- choice of curriculum, and what lation of an 8 in. crossover in 1 should determine his choice? Forest Hills blvd. installation^ How are the students advised of a 6 in. fire hvdrant in Eddy personal adjustment? Are rd., opposite East 129th st. jdivided according to ability, continued new fittings at Citvjand *s Hie superior mind chal Hall and continuance of curb pegged? How is a student’s box testings .now about 65 per lability for college preparation cent completed, reports Mr. determined? What vocational Barnes. information and guidance is ofered? There will be time for additional questions from the audience. For those parents who wish to be more fully informed about an integral part of their school’s services, this is a meeting of great importance. Mastro s On Top In Police League Mastros took three out of four points from Edwards Funeral Home in the Eastern Cuyahoga County Suburban Bowling League play at Kins man alleys. Capt. Robert Troy an of the losers was high with a 544. Schuller and Rhoda were high for the winners with 550 and 553, respectively. Mastros still cling to first place by 4’2 points over O’Neill Construction of Maple Heights in the 12-team league. Ed dwards is in 8th place and Trot ter I nek, the other local teams, are in 10th spot. In a recent series Cape. Troyan rolled a 617. Fred Cramer III In “fair condition at St. Luke’s Hospital is Mr. Fred Cramer of 14600 Euclid ave. Mr. Cramer for years owner operator of the East Cleveland Lumber Co. is ill with pneu monia. bell Vice President, Earl F. Lefferts Secretary, Albert W. Hospodar Treasurer, Henry A. Curschman/ jr. Innei Guard, Roy W. Cole Outer Guard, Charles Kastilahn Chaplain, Ralph G. Winters Trustee, Robert E. Hall. Ross DeJohn, president-of the Fraternal Order of Police As sociates Lodge ,41, introduced their new officers who are: Robert Burgess, vice president Harold Drazie, secretary-treas urer Earl Hartford, chaplain Harry Martin, conductor Robert Tambasio, inner guard, Robt. Thompson, outer guard Paul Broer, Fred Henderson, Al Cutler, trustees. Chief of Police H. S. Weaver served as master of ceremonies. East Cleveland Leader Published in Conjunction with The SCOOP in Northeast Cleveland and The Newsjournal in Euclid .V. I. 14400 Circulation Guaranteed 4Btl,ANNIVERSARY1S58 BOY SCOWS OF AMERICA We read, only too frequently, of boys who get into trouble. It has been said that they number but 2 per cent. But we do not hear often of those others who are trying to make some thing of their lives. Boy Scout Week, February 7th to 13th, gives us pause to reflect on a volunteer movement that has made its mark in America. Here we find boys becoming Scouts for the sheer enjoyment there is in it. The adult volunteer leaders in Scouting—and there are over 1,200,000 of them—realize that Scouting is something more than fun. They know it is a game with a purpose. That purpose is to help boys become men by teaching them to play a team game for a citizenship role later and to innoculate in their daily lives a code of living influenced by the Scout Oath and Law. When a boy joins a troop at his church, synagogue, school, or other community institution, he becomes a membeh of a patrol. It is here he gets a lesson in democracy as he shares in the patrol planning, elects a patrol leader, and learns to live with his fellow patrol members as brother Scouts. The program of Boy Scouting keeps a boy busy learning such skills as first aid, signaling, cooking, and camping while imparting' many traits of good citizenship. There is a program of advancement that is a measurement of a boy’s ability to stand on his own two feet. America is all the richer because so many millions of boys through the years have chosen this program of character building while seekin fun and companionship. _______________i............ ...... ........... City's 57 Drop In Traffic Accidents Best In County There was a 7.3 per cent de .•rease in the number of motor vehicle traffic accidents in East Cleveland during 1957, Sgt. Robert E. Hail, of the East Cleveland Police Department’s Traffic Safety division told the East Cleveland Safety Com mittee meeting Monday night, February 3rd. Sgt. Hall said this 7.3 per cent compares favorably with the 6 per cent decrease general in other cities in Cuyahoga County for the same period. Injuries by falling were more than 50 per cent of all non vehicular accidents, giving a strong argument for continued attack on strengthening the program in Home Safety. Of the 952 vehicular acci ients here in 1957, 643 occurred Liquor Board Rejects A D-2 The Ohio Department of Liquor Control has denied the application for a D-2 permit made by Theresa Vitelle, owner-operator of the Zia Ter esa Restaurant, 1363 Hayden ave. A D-2 license permits the sale of wine and beer for con sumption on the premises. The Liquor Board indicated that its action was due to the fact that the East Cleveland Zoning Board of Appeals had previously rejected the restau rant’s request for such a per mit. At the time this appeal was heard before the East Cleve land Zoning Board of Appeals, a large delegation of residents from the neighborhood of the restaurant appeared to protest the application. Mahoney Retires Honored guest last Friday night at Smith’s Restaurant was Richard A. Mahoney, 1812 Taylor rd. who was feted by his former fellow employees of General Motors, Euclid Divi sion Plant. Prior to his retirement, Ma honey had served in Quality Control and the Personnel Departments. by day and 309 by night, and 50 involved pedestrians. Four persons were killed, 112 were injured and the total economic loss involved is estimated at $297,670.00. Wednesdays and Thursdays were the highest incident days, accounting for 32.8 per cent of the accidents. Responsible for 39.6 per cent of all accidents were the same old violations: (1) Following too closely (2) Failure to grant right-of-way. Euclid ave.- remains the city’s high accident street with the intersections of Euclid-Superi or, Euclid-Forest Hill and Euclid-Noble accounting for the majority of accident incidents. Suprising as it may seem. Sgt. Hall reported that alcohol as a factor was present in only 3.4 per cent of all traffic acci dents reported in East Cleue- land. “This,” he commented, “is a good indication as to the type of patrol effort being put February 9-15th is National 3rime Prevention Week. A veek designated especially to stimulate public action to the Nation’s crime record which J. Edgar Hoover has called a na tional disgrace. This year’s theme “Strike Crime Before It Strikes You!” emphasizes that in com bating crime, as in warfare, or »n the gridiron, a good offense is the best defense. “Public indignation,” states Chief of Police H. S. Weaver, “must be focused on the vicious Son of Retired Sergeant Joins Police Force “Like father, like son* may well apply to William E. Hennie. who on February 15th becomes a member of the East Cleveland Police Department where his father Ralph Hennie served so efficiently for almost 30 years. Mr. Hennie enters on his new position with 18 months’ experi ence as a patrolman on .the South Euclid force. When practically through Shaw High School, Hennie en listed for a four-year term in the U. S. Air Force, and holds staff sergeant rank. He com pleted his high school work while in the service and received his coveted Shaw diploma. Mar ried, he resides at 1687 Del mont ave. Sergeant Hennie joined the department in January, 1927, qnd retired in January. 1953. He held the record of top marksman at the city’s range where all officers put in regu lar hours every week. if' Z' 1 First Polio Fund Total $9,842.84 forth by the East Cleveland Police Department.” Following the presentation of this report, the Safety Council! Ea8t Cleveland’s 1958 made a careful analysis aiuf Mother’s March for polio funds many questions were asked of netted $8,773.84 the night of Sgt. Hall as to what the Coun-1 the porchlight parade, Wednes cil can do to help make 1958 ajday, January 29th, reports better year. He urged continu-1 Stanton Addams, fund drive ance of its varied educational chairman. programs and publicity. In addition, reports Chairman Plans for a Spring Bicycle Addams, gifts have brought Rodeo program are already!the total to $9,842.84 as of underway by the Council. Tuesday, with other gifts still Rodeo program are already the total to $9,842.84 a underway by the Council. Tuesday, with other gifts Charles J. Logan and Sgt. Hall to come. were authorized to proceed with I Chairman Addams and the purchase of trophies, it be-’Chairman Mrs. Alcwyn ing planned to give two trophies!l8aac’ express their deep grati to each elementary school par-l'ude to everyone who helped tirinnHnir in this campaign with time or Ray Vinborg, principal of Prospect School presided. Safety Council meetings are held the first Monday of each month in the Commission Chamber of East Cleveland City Hall. Visitors are welcome. The Isaac’s daughter, a polio victim while the family resided on Coit rd., is again in sur gery this week, being a patient at Mt. Sinai Hospital. The Council is also purchas- ... ing a third Disney safety film in the “I’m No Fool” series. This one will be the “I’m No Fool As A Pedestrian.” It will! be shown in the schools andi f” n will also be available to adult Anyone missed the Wed .XLoi duIt|nesday Mother’s March may groups, since adults also are tjU have a rt in the great violators of pedestrian safety |rehabilitation\rOgram of the rules. 1I Infantile Paralysis Foundation. The donation may be sent to POLIO c/o City Hall 14340 Euclid Ave. or placed in the polio contain ers still to be found in stores about town. These containers always are to be picked up the first of next week. Chief Weaver Applauds Exchange Club's Efforts On Prevention Of Crime hoodlum element that has been victimizing more than two and a half million Americans every year, and on the fact that the cost of this crime wave to the nation is a staggering 20 bil lion dollars a year.” National Crime Week has been given the all-out support of Exchange Clubs everywhere. Today Chief of Police H. S. Weaver commended this club, and particularly the East Cleveland Exchange members who are again bringing this worthwhile project to the at tention of East Clevelanders of all ages. The messages to be heard during next week over the air waves are just one of the club’s alert to the public. Everyone can help. “Parents,* says the chief, “can help by recognizing their obligation to properly rear YMCA Program Wins Citation Two honors have come re cently to the East Cleveland YMCA. The Y has been accorded an eligibility certificate of the National Physical Education Association under which it may enter its teams in inter-associ ation and championship compe titions. .This award is based on the East Cleveland YMCA’s accomplishment in trained leadership, the manner in which it conducts its programs in health, physical education and recreation and because it has in writing, its policy and or ganization. The second honor comes to Secretary Bill Wells. Mr. Wells has been appointed Field Agent for Aquatics in the Ohio and West Virginia area by the Y’s 'Physical Education service. A'**’ "f 4^ 0 *4^' 1 te ‘A-. .. 1 k CALL NEWS to PO. 1-3378 their children. Everyone can help by respecting authority, vherever it lies, and by taking ■very precaution possible to make it difficult for crime to Strike You. “One of the most effective methods of preventing crime.” jtates Chief Weaver, “is an alert public aware of its re sponsibilities and eager to co operate with all law enforce ment officers.” A few- ways to keep alert are cited, as follows: Cooperate if stopped by an officer. Do not be offended at his questions. He has a reason for asking them. Guard your belongings: Keep a list of all your valu bles, with serial numbers when stamped on the article whether it be a watch or a machine. Drivers: Lock your car at all times and the garage door as well. Never carry tag number of key ring. Do not leave ex posed packages or clothing in the car. Lock them in the trunk. Do not display large sums of money. Warn your children about alking to or riding with, strangers. Don’t let your teen-age son or daughter drive without a license. Not only will you be held in case of accident, but it is teaching the youth to disre gard law. Lock that bicycle. Know hi license and serial numbers. See to it that dwelling and place of business are secure at night and when you are ab sent. Don’t carry large sums of money on your person. A check book is safer. Never expose a roll' of tnonev when paying a bill. Report to police any suspi cious person. Be on guard against fake promotions. ’a & & BOWLING WINNERS in their neighborhood league are these Girl Scouts, left to right Front row—Jean Serry, Jeanne Kutcher, Marcia Kruse. Back row—Gayle Hart man, Carol Zimmerman, Pat Abell. Pictured are the “Vikings,” Caledonia neighborhood Girl Scout bowling champions. They are all students at Kirk Jr High School, and member* of Intermediate Girl Scout Troop No. 749, with Mrs. Alfred Hart mann, 3415 Henderson rd., as their leader. Due to the interest shown in this neighborhood project, a mothers’ bowling league is now being formed. Mrs. John F. Crysler, 2067 .Taylor rd. MU. 1 4183, is in charge of these ar rangements. Bowling will start Friday, February 7th, from 1:15 to 3 p. m. All Caledonia Neigh borhood mothers are welcome. Co R. Condition Good “Good” is the report from Huron Road Hospital for William Morgan, Shaw High School wrestler who was in jured January 27th. He suf fered injuries in the upper spinal column which tempo rarily paralized his arms and legs, while participating in a match at Mentor. Morgan, 18, resides at 831 Helmsdale rd. Need Volunteers For Heart Fund Mrs Miles Phillips, Heart Fund Chairman for the City of East Cleveland today issued a second call for volunteer can vassers for the Heart Sunday drive on February 23rd. The Heart Sunday drive, iw which each volunteer will ring the doorbells of their neighbors to collect Heart Fund contribu tions, will be a major event in the month-long 1958 Heart Fund campaign. “Previous drives have siiown that volunteers can complete their house-to-house calls in about an hour,” Mrs. Phillips said. “The Heart Sunday vol unteer performs an important service to the community and derives self-satisfaction in ac complishing a valuable public service with the investment of relatively little time and energy.” Volunteer candidates may register by telephoning SW. 7500 and volunteers will collect contributions to be sealed in individual, official envelope*.