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Hello again, we’re back with
the second installment of kalei
doscope gazing.
Ohio weather being what it
is don’t you wonder where they
ever got the misnomer “temper
ate’ zone for this stretch of ge
One of our favorite sports this
time of year, is people peeping
and we’ve noticed that many of
our neighbors are also fond of
this pastime. If it gets any more
popular, some summer evening
each porch will boast spectators
and as observing other specta
tors takes some of the zest out
of it we predict that a sizeable
contingent will silently fold up
its lawn chairs and resort once
more to television.
A remark heard frequently
which makes one wonder is that
made by those in a particularly
benevolent mood who admit
rather generously that they
think people are the most in
teresting subjects in, the world.
Street scenes—All the grand
mothers showing off
grandchildren on the
days,—women sitting in the
window of a wash O’ matic hav
ing the time of her life via tel
ephone as she waited for her
clothes to get clean (wonder
what great-grandmothers would
think of that!).
Seems rather silly for some
people to knock themselves out
trying to cut down the number
When banking, do you also
brave a long line to discover
when you’re one away from the
window that you’re standing be
hind the guy who came for the
company payroll
As if driving isn’t hazardous
enough, some people in corner
homes develop a love for healthy
hedges (about six feet high it
seems) which in addition to
fencing in their property, blocks
off the view. What’s even worse
on corner# are the huge delivery
trucks which makes approach
ing traffic not just difficult to
see but impossible to see.
Could anyone familiar with
the Diary of Anne Frank re
main an isolationist while such
a tremendous struggle surged?
Certainly it brought out more
graphically the helpless plight
of the Jews under Nazi domina
tion than any flowery speech
and makes one ralize his moral
obligation to put a stop to such
Have a safe and happy fourth
in this land of opportunity and
Award $8,000
For Damages
To Instructor
“We’ll definitely appeal,”
was the contention of Stanley
Webster, attorney for city en
gineer Malcolm Douglas when
a Common Pleas jury awarded
$8,000 damages to Mrs. Beulah
Mrs. Blevins, a dancing
instructor, had filed a $100,000
suit against Douglas for
maliciuos prosecution in re
gards to her arrest in 1957.
Mrs. Blevins had been oper
ating a dancing school at 15355
Euclid ave. without a condi
tional permit. She was given six
ty days to vacate the prem
ises. On the sixty first day a
warrant was issued for her ar
rest because city officials were
not aware that she had com
plied with the notice.
East Cleveland Municipal
Judge Stanton Adams found
her not guilty of violating the
building ordinance and Miss
Blevins filed a suit against
Douglas who had signed the
warrant for her arrest.
Vicar, Rector Exchange
Parishes For Summer
An English vicar, the Rev.
Athiir R. Higginson, will ar
rive in Cleveland on July 3rd
to take charge of St. Paul’s Ep
iscopal Church, East Cleveland,
for the months of July and
The Rector of St. Paul’s,
Canon Laurence H. Hall, will
Rev. Arthur R.
in East Cleveland
leave on July 7th to take
charge of St. Mary’s Anglican
Church, Weldon, England, for
the same period. This exchange
of parishes, between the two
clergymen, has been arranged
by the permission of the Rt.
Rev. Nelson M. Burroughs,
Bishop of the Diocese of Ohio,
and the Rt. Rev. Robert Wright
Stopford, Bishop of the Dio
cese of Peterborough, England.
The Rev. Mr. Higginson,
making his first trip to the
United States, is forty years of
of working hours a week to a aare an(j has been rector of St.
ridiculous low when so few peo- jrary’a Weldon, for the past ten
pie know what to do with the y?ars. St. Mary’s Church was
leisure time they already have jn 1216 a.D. and is located
—parents of young children ex- j! th« heart of the Shakespear
cluded! lean country in the midlands of
*t (England. The edifice is of
There, is something^ so nposing proportions and is of
Lorman architecture.
During World War II, the:
freshingly countryish about Bel
voir blvd., between Hillsboro
and Torbenson dr., let’s hope it
stays that way.
Rev. Mr. Higginson had a spe
cial ministry to the civilians in1
the air-raid shelters and con
ducted services during some of
the worst bombings on London.
His parish in Weldon lists one
thousand members and is re
ported to be one of the most
active Anglican parishes in the
Diocese of Peterborough.
During his stay in East
Cleveland he will occupy the
Rectory of the parish on Hazel
rd. He will conduct all of the
Sunday services and take care
of the pastoral ministry of the
parish during his tenure at St.
The Rev. Laurence Hall, as
Indians Plan
Family Day
The Cleveland Indians desig
nated Sunday, July 12th as
FAMILY DAY at Cleveland
Stadium when the Tribe will
meet the Detroit Tigers in an
important doubleheader.
All children under 16 years
of age will be admitted at a spe
cial reduced price of 60 cents
and they will be permitted to
sit with their parents either in
the box seat or reserved sec
In addition many gifts will
be awarded both children and
parents in attendance. For the
children, the Indians will have
two dozen beautiful Murray 26
inch Strato Flite bicycles.
For the parents, the Cleve
land management has arranged
to award such attractive gifts
as a 24-inch Sit & Ride Power
Mower a 17-inch Philco port
able television set a Polaroid
800 Land Camera a Revere
three lens electric eye movie
camera a Westinghouse one
ton air conditioning unit and
$100 gift certificates from
Fisher Bros. Co., and Richman
Gifts will be awarded the
fans every half inning during
the doubleheader.
he goes to England, will be re
turning to his native land. He
entered the ministry
church after coming
United States so this
his first experience as
gyman in an English
Neither Mr Higginson
Hall expect too much difficulty
in making the adjustment, as
both the English and the Amer
ican branches of the Anglican
Communion have similar forms
of worship and use essentially
the same Book of Common
Prayer. Canon and Mrs. Hall
will stay in the Rectory of St.
Mary’s, Weldon, a house that
was built in the 15th Century.
Both the Rector of St. Paul’s
and the Rector of St. Mary’s,
Weldon, will conduct the serv
ices at St. Paul’s Sunday.
of the
to the
will be
a cler
or Mr.
An informal reception for
Mr. Higginson will be held fol
lowing the 10:00 a. m. service.
Canon Laurence H4IK
gstag to Englaed
Films Will
Be Shown
At Library
Once again the East Cleve
land Library is offering to its
child patrons (kindergarten
through eighth grade) a month
of movie pleasure. The films
will be shown in the library
auditorium, Thursdays at 2:00
p. m. starting July 2. The length
of these films not to exceed an
hour, has been chosen purely
for entertainment, rather than
education of the children. The
head Children’s Librarian. Miss
Dorothy Grout feels that the
purpose of the movies is to add
more pleasure to the childs*
summer vacation days.
The children will enjoy seeing
“Goldilock and the Three
Bears,” “Hercules,” “French
Children,” “Hansel and Gretal,”
“Mother Cat and Her Baby
July 9, the children will see
such delightful stories as “Mad
eline,” “Puss in Boots,” “Tina,
a Girl of Mexico,” “Three Little
Brownies in the Woods,” and
“Two Little Raccoons.”
Tour Mexico
A special drill course in Span
ish for those joining the YWCA
tour to Mexico will be given
free of charge by Senor Arturo
Lopez, tour conductor, at Cen
tral Branch, 1710 Prospect ave.,
on July 13 through 17. The class
will meet for an hour at 6 fl5 in
the evening, Mrs. H. A. Mander
son, Central YWCA Education
Department Director announced
A few openings for the two
week tour—July 25 to August 8
—are still available. The trip
will include Mexico City,
Cuernavaca, Taxco, Acapulco,
Xochimilco, Huejotzingo, Cho
lula, Puebla and Toluca. Those
niterested in more detailed in
formation please call CH 1-7640.
Closed Friday, Saturday
Our newspaper plant, office, printing shop
and retail store at 814 East 152nd st., will be
closed all day on Friday and Saturday, July 3rd
and 4th.
The Collinwood Publishing Co.
Twins Picnic
The Northeast Mother of
Twins club
nual picnic
Cecil Peck
Shore blvd.
will hold its an
Sunday on the
estate on Lake
Y Day Camp
Begins Monday
The East Cleveland YMCA
YWCA day camp program
starts July 6th and the first
session lasts through July 10th.
The camp which is located on
Route 306, five miles southeast
of Chagrin Falls, offers this
variety of activities—archery,
softball, boating, hiking, fish
i n g, cookouts, campcraft,
games and special events.
Membership is required be
fore registration for camping
can be accepted. Summer mem
bership is available.
Of Service
Hope Lutheran Church will
begin a week of services cele
brating fifty years of service to
Christ with a Holy Communion
service at 10:45 o’clock Sunday
morning. Rev. Kenneth Priebe,
President of the Ohio District
of the American Lutheran
Church, will occupy the pulpit
for this service.
On Wednesday, July 8th,
there will be a banquet at the
church, and Charter members
will be recognized.
Mr. Paul Schaefer, chairman
of the Annivfrsary Committe,
invite* all former friend* and
member* of Hope Lutheran
Church to attend the services.
Rev. Clyde A. Miller is pastor.
Circle E
Circle E Church of the Cross
closed its year June 24th with
a program resembling a wed
ding and reception during
which members of the circle
displayed their wedding gowns.
Mrs. Angela Gerhardt of
1820 Hastings ave., was hostess
for the affair. A salad luncheon
preceded the program.
Ask For East Cleveland Community Picnic TicketsO.
East Cleveland Leader
Published In Conjunction with The SCOOP In Northeast Cleveland and The Newsjournal In Euclid
Volume No. 18—No. 27 East Cleveland, Ohio 14,100 Circulation Guaranteed Thursday, July 2, 1959
Indians Have
Pow Wow At
Euclid Beach
The Indians are coming.
This time for real—from out
west, with squaws, braves and
little papooses from four tribes
due to take over Euclid Beach
Park on Friday, July 3rd.
It’s all part of the first big
Indian Pow Wow sponsored lo
cally by the American Indian
Association, a non-profit char
tered welfare organization.
Indians in full dress will take
part in a continuous show which
starts at 1:00 p. m. and ends at
Braves will take part in auth
entic war dances.
Indian songs will be sung,
art craft displayed
dreds of Indian lore
be available for sale.
“This is a once in
opportunity for youngsters and
adults alike to get a close look
at real American Indians,” says
Euclid’s Tex Fletcher, who
shares the responsibility of
bringing this mammoth show to
the Cleveland area.
and hun
items will
a lifetime
Special tickets for the Indian
Show and for amusement rides
can be purchased at Euclid
Beach on Friday. Or you can
purchase them at stores display
ing the Indian Pow-Wow signs.
Knights' Day
At Stadium
Cleveland Indians have made
it official. Sunday, Aug. 2, the
Indians vs. Baltimore Orioles
double header will be called
K of C-CYO day.
The Greater Cleveland chap
ter of the Knights of Columbus
and the Catholic Youth Organi
zations will be the sponsors of
this program. The Knights of
Columbus has 28 councils in the
Greater Cleveland area which
gives them 12,000 members to
help distribute and sell tickets.
Purchase of seats will be on
a first come, first serve basis.
The Cleveland Indians will give
a donation check for the use of
all CYO activities in the Dio
cese of Cleveland to the
Knights of Columbus for all
tickets they sell.
Seats Available
For Euclid-Rama
Good seats for Euclid-Rama are still avail
able it was announced today by Mayor Kenneth
J. Sims, honorary chairman for Euclid’s Sesqui
Centennial celebration.
Euclid-Rama, produced on a 300-foot outdoor
stage at the Euclid High stadium, features a cast
of over 500. The pageant tells the story of Eu
clid’s founding as a result of a surveyor’s rebel
lion in 1809.
At one time East Cleveland and the Collin
wood area were a part of Euclid township. Scenes
in the pageant refer to former residents of both
The pageant will be presented tonight, Thurs
day, Friday and Saturday nights, starting at
8:30 p. m.
Tickets can be purchased daily from 10 a. m.
until 9 p. m. at the Euclid High Stadium and
Sesqui headquarters, 23871 Lakeland blvd.
The four area students at
tending the American Legion’s
Buckeye State Program have
come away with identical opin
ions, “It was an excellent edu
cational experience,” which they
enjoyed to the fullest extent.
The boys Buckeye State was
held from June 11th through
the 20th at Ohio University in
Athens. Shaw students attend
ing were Bill Merino, son of Mr.
and Mrs. William Merino of 3358
Lownesdale rd., Cleveland
Heights and Dave Moore, son
of Mr. and Mrs. C. Aubrey
Moore of 3346 Lownesdale rd.
Bill was elected sheriff of a
county. He was pleased about
the whole experience and thor
oughly enjoyed meeting so
many people.
Dave, who was a member of
the House of Repreesntatives,
was especially impressed by the
fine array of speakers. The talk
of Dr. John H. Noble on his ex
periences in a Russian slave
Four Enjoy Buckeye State Trip
camp is one which Dave believes
he will never forget. He talked
about his new awareness of the
evils of Communism. One thing
that added spice to the educa
tional aspect was the large dos
es of humor added, said Dave.
Patricia Farkas, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Farkas of
2639 East 128th, and a student
at Ursuline Academy of the
Sacred Heart attended Girls
Buckeye State at Capital Uni
versity in Columbus with Carole
Masley, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Masley, 1745 Wymore
ave., and a student at Shaw.
The girls’ program last from
June 20th through June 28th.
Pat was elected to the school
board and was impressed by how
much more is learned by going
through the one week’s experi
ence compared to a semester of
book learning.
She said that the final speak
er at the convention, a Hungar-
REMEMBERING TO COLLECT their picnic tickets are
Jean Greenman and Russell Martin, who receive this
bonus from Ralph Sanders, left, owner of the Nela
Music Shop, 2140 Noble rd.
Browns Film
A film, “Cleveland Browns
Highlights of 1958,” will be
shown to members of the Ki
wanis Club of East Cleveland
following luncheon, Monday
noon, July 6th, in the
Cleveland YMCA.
The congregation of Winder
mere Methodist Church voted
recently to conduct duplicate
worship services during July
and August, beginning July
5th. The first service will be at
9:30 a. m. with Church School
classes through the Junior De
partment held during this pe
riod. The second service will be
at the regular time of 10:45 a.m.
It was felt that this arrange
ment would offer a more flex
ible worship schedule during the
vacation period.
New custodians at Winder
mere Methodist Church are Mr.
and Mrs. John Richard Liptak.
Mr. Liptak has beep assistant
custodian at the Fourth Church,
Christian Science. They have a
daughter, Joan, twent-two
months old. The new home of the
Liptaks will be the custodian
quarters of the church on
Holyoke ave.
The resignation of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Hull Foulkes as or
ganist-choir directors at Win
dermere Methodist Church, ef
fective June 28th, was accepted
with regret by the Official
Board of the Church.
During the month* of July
and August Windermere will
have a modified music program
consisting of the vocal quartet
and organ. The organist for this
period will be Mr. James Haw
kins who is doing work at the
graduate school of Western Re
serve University music depart
ment and studying organ under
Dr. Walter Blodget.
The Rev. Wm. E. Towner has
been serving as Camp Director
of the Cleveland Baptist Asso
ciation Junior High Camp at
Conneaut, Ohio, this past week.
ian freedom fighter, kept the
audience spellbound. The point
he made is that the Hungarians
were enjoying a “good life” and
“didn’t think it could happen
there” but it did. He stressed
that Americans should be alert
and realize that what happened
in Hungary could happen here.
“It really teaches you to ap
preciate your country” was the
comment of Carole who was
chosen city auditor at the con
vention. She feels that she
won’t be taking the government
for granted now that she’s seen
a portion of how it works. In
addition to the lesson in govern
ment Carole felt she learned a
lot just by meeting so “many
wonderful girls from all parts of
the state.”
Each of these students were
sponsored by the East Cleveland
American Legion and chosen
from the upper percentile of
their class of school authorities.
Minister Weds
Southern Girl
Rev. Herman O. Graham Jr.,
assistant minister of the Phil
lips ave., United Presbyterian
Church will be married in the
Phillips ave. Church to Miss
Otha Dell Peterson of Mobile,
Ala., Sunday at 4:00 p. m.
Vote For
The principal minister, Rev.
Roscoe James Varble will of
ficiate at the ceremony.
Miss Peterson is the daughter
of Mrs. Odell Cross of Mobile.
The Rev. and Mrs. Herman
O. Graham Sr., reside in Balti
more, Md., where Rev. Graham
is minister of the Knox United
Presbyterian Church.
Scouts Have
'New Program
The Windermere Presbyterian
Church has instituted a new
program within its Scouting ac
tivities. In order to recognize
the potential of its Senior
Scouts and also the advance
ment of its Junior Scouts, the
Pastor of Windermere Presby
terian Church, Rev. O. C. Sap
penfield, took five such Scouts
from Troop 18 for a three-day
reward trip to Pokagon State
Park, Indiana.
On this trip they hiked,
fished, swam, boated, every
thing that would enthuse the
boys to work even harder next
year that they might have a
chance to go on this trip again.
widows of ww I
meet this Sunday from 3:00 to
5:00 p. m. at the Cleveland
Sheraton hotel.
CAP Cadets
Participate In
Model Meet
14101 EUCLID
Ticket Chairman Don Fish
er stated there are 269,500
tickets out in the hands of
the various merchants so is
will be a while before there
is a shortage, but he expects
them to go fast. Patronize
East Cleveland merchants
and they are prepared to give
you that extra bonus of tick
ets that they have been
giving away for the past
twenty-eight years. Don’t
wait to have them handed to
you, but ask for them.
Chairman Fisher again re
minds the merchants that if
they run out of tickets that all
it takes is a call to his business
and it will be a matter of
minutes before they receive
their new supply.
Civil Air Patrol Squadron
402C, participated in the Air
Force Model Meet at the Wil
low Plaza June 21st. Many ca
dets were stationed at various
jobs such as recruiting and
guard duty. Two of the high
lights of the day included a drill
exhibition given by selected
cadets, and also a parachute
jump which was made by George
Stone of the Parachute Club of
Anyone interested in Civil
Air Patrol can be trained in elec
tronics, navigation aircraft in
flight, and rocketry.
You also have a chance to
travel the U. S. over and possib
ly abroad. For further informa
tion call Capt. Tarr, EV’. 1-5810.
Boys taking the trip
Kurt Bertschinger, 1888
ings John Wardell, 1834
mere Bill McFadden,
Euclid Ralph Elligott,
Vassar and Russell Turner,
Dr. Richard Baumgartner.
Mrs. Baumgartner and their
daughter Bonnie are spending
the summer with his parents,
Dr. and Mrs. Donavin A. Baum
gartner of 15660 Oakhill rd.
Dr. Richard Baumgartner has
just returned from interning
in New Orleans and plans to
continue his education in New
York this fall.
REPRESENTING OVER SEVENTY years of service on the East Cleveland Com
munity Picnic are these father and son combinations. Fathers sitting in front of
their eons from left to right are: Rol Rendlesham, Fred Henderson and George
Nelson. In the same order the sons are Chuck Rendlesham, Bob Henderson and
Bill Nelson.
814 East 152nd St.
Cleveland 10
Merchants Have
269,500 Tickets
For EC Picnic
Ask any you shall receive, that is the motto for
the East Cleveland shoppers I By following it you may
be the luckey winner of the 1959 Chevrolet or one of the
other picnic prizes to be given away at the East Cleve
land Community Picnic at Euclid Beach Park, July
15th. Today is the day to start asking because all the
merchants now have their
Each year the professional
men of the city are contacted
to help support the gala event.
Co-chairmen Charles Hamilton
and Paul Broer announce that
the support from the profession
al men again has been quite
heart-warming. Their various
contributions go into the many
cash prize certificates that are
called from the platform and
add to the many minor prizes
which made the picnic so suc
cessful in the past years.
Log Cabin Chairman Fred
Henderson announces a full
contingent for the Log Cabin
display. Again, as in many
past years, the various mer
chants will have a full dis
play of their wares and also
some other displays. This
year’s participants are the
East Cleveland Travel Ser
vice. 14470 Euclid are.
W. F. Hann & Sons, 15533
Euclid ave. Bubnick Carpet
Co., 12508 Euclid ave. Tobin
Rexall Drugs, 15501 Euclid
ave. Henderson Plumbing
Co., 1311 Hayden ave. Art’s
Bicycle Shop, 15108 Euclid
ave. Cyclo Massage by
Niagara of Cleveland. 1516
Euclid ave.. East Side Marine.
Inc, 14208 Euclid ave. and a
safety display courtesy of
Rendlesham Insurance
Agency, 14472 Euclid ave.
Prize-chairman Henry Eckert
announced at the meeting held
last night at Walter Vlah’s
Colonial Inn, that the prizes
are already coming in at a
tremendous rate and that the
outlook. is good for another
bang up year prize-wise. His
committee has been handi
capped by the loss of ace prize
getter Ray Campbell who had
done a tremendous job over
the past few years in the solici
tation of prizes. Ray is in the
Huron Road Hospital, but Eck
ert indicates that with a little
extra push, this loss can be at
least made up in part. The
prize outlook is very good for
the 29th annual event.
One of the biggest Auto
Shows in the past few years is
in prospect for this picnic. So
far there are four dealers in
the show with a fine array of
cars. This year’s dealers are
the Markad Motor Co., Walter
H. Stearns Motor* Inc., Jim
Connell Chevrolet and Olen

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