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Review Of 1959
(Continued from page 2)
Ths city’s food service de*
partment received the approval
of the State Department of
Health for its extensive in
spections.
Talk about the speed of a
gazelle, anyone who saw Pete
Zampino in action last March
won’t soon forget it! A driver
less automobile was quickly
backing across Euclid ave., nar
rowly missing a CTS bus and
another automobile and headed
toward the Continental Theatre,
when Zampino darted after it
and got in and brought it to a
halt before it could do any
damage.
So you want to get some
Bleep at night? The City Com
mission is doing its part to keep
the city quiet at night. It re
stricted the location of night
clubs in hotels and motels to
floors where there are no sleep
ing rooms. As a safety measure,
the city also amended the Sani
tary Code to forbid the sale of
thawed then refrozen foods un
less clearly marked. The city
feels that such food may be a
health hazard.
Joe and Terry Cerino moved
into bigger supermarket head
quarters at the corner of Coit
and Euclid. Joe who helped or
ganize the Square Deal Super
market chain in 1959, has served
several years as its president.
FOR THAT LAST STOP
AFTER
THE THEATER
SnliL:
Sample Sale
Long FORMALS
$1000
Value $29.95 to $39.95
GROUP OF
SHORT FORMALS
13-00
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General
APRIL
Knight of the Month Cita
tion went to John Ryan.
Queen Elizabeth didn't do the
honors, Immaculta Council
3767 of the Knights of
of Columbus did.
Judy Krause led the Shaw
girls army basketball team to
victory in the play-off game.
That evens the six-year series
at three games navy and three
army.
The League of Women Voters
chose Mrs. E. J. Tauch
president.
“Wonderful Town” proved a
wonderful show for Shaw High
drama enthusiasts. Barbara
Bradley and Lola Watkins
played the leads.
Calvary Lutheran Church
Minister. Rev. Robert H.
Seerist, resigned his East Cleve
land post to accept a ministerial
post in Dayton. Rev. Seerist
was succeeded by Canon
Lawrence Hall w’hen he left his
post as president of the EC
Ministers Association. Rev.
Seerist was chosen Rural pastor
of the year in '53.
$250 was presented to the
Great Books Foundation in
memory of the founder of East
Cleveland’s Great Books found
er, Frank P. Whitney.
Dale Collins learned that, he
had been chosen by the New
York office to represent Ameri
can living and youth to a
foreign country, in the Ameri
can Field Service program. Dale
came back enthused about his
experiences in Germany. And,
from reports via the grapevine,
it was learned that Dale did a
whale of a job of representing
his country.
An active member of the
Maternal Health Association
for 22 years, Mrs. Hazel C.
Jackson, 1248 Bender ave.,
was named executive director
of that group.
Paid to learn was the happy
predicament of Wayne Caroff,
head of Shaw’s math depart
ment. He was appointed to at
tend the Summer Institute for
Mathematics teachers at Ober
lin College.
Kirk Junior High went under
the educators microscope last
spring when Dr. William T.
Gruhn paid it a visit. Dr. Gruhn,
an English professor at the
University of Connecticut, is
working on Junior High schools,
similar to the Conant report on
the “American High School of
Today.”
The Y mothers had a “bloom
ing” card party. They used
flowers for the table decor.
The East Cleveland branch of
the American Red Cross was
dissolved. In its place local Red
Cross services now function
under the newly formed EC
Community Committee.
The city went modern and ap
proved use of plastic pipes and
drains.
Although the students may
have gained an unexpected day
off for Washington’s birthday,
another whole week of school
was to be tacked on from Sep
tember through June of 1960.
Miss Rosalind Reese, soloist
at the East Cleveland Baptist
Church gave her senior recital
at the Cleveland Institute, April
26th.
Board of Education
a resolution honoring
J. Korb, retiring super-
The
passed
Dr. O.
intendent of schools for two de
cades of work with the East
Cleveland school system. At its
April meeting the Board an
notmeed its intention to per
petuate the name of Dr. Korb
by naming the new student ac
tivity building for him.
The individual citizens, the
Exchange Club, The East Cleve-
furniture
and APPLIANCE CO.
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"NEVER UNDERSOLD"
814-818 East 185th St. IVanhoe 1-4433
Gala New Year’sEve Party
11 P.M. UNTIL?
DANCING ENTERTAINMENT
NOISEMAKERS AND BALLOON JAMBOREE
All You Can Drink HA
and Eat PER PERSON *IV,UU
For Reservations Call IV. 1-1088
EDGELAKE TAVERN
17300 Lake Shore Blvd.
land Business Association, mer
chants, property owners, civie
organizations, the Y, scouts, po
lice and firemen backed the
spring clean up campaign and
got East Cleveland so spruced
up that it should have won a
prize or something. All year
’round most of the residents do
such a fine job of keeping their
property prettied up that they
ought to take a bow for keeping
East Cleveland “the place to
live.”
A picture of their “dear
friend and leader,” Dr. O. J.
Korb, w’as presented to the
Board of Education by Robert
McGraw on behalf of the East
Cleveland Education Associa
tion. The portrait now hangsjn
the Korb Activity Center.
Korb retired August 1st
superintendent of schools.
Welfare Director, Miss Alice
Brannan was chosen to instruct
72 youths from Europe and the
Middle East countries, who were
in Cleveland to study applied
social studies. The event was
the fourth International Youth
Leadership exchange program.
Local ministers visited the
police department to see what
becomes of those who do not
follow their advice to stay on
the “straight and narrow path.”
A $200 scholarship given
throught the Ohio PTA to
Vernon Mechtensimer by the
Caledonia PTA. Vernon was
given the scholarship to study
math which he hopes someday
to teach. He lives at 888 Selwyn
rd.
The city reported that it
broke even on the ice skating
rink. Final total showed 30,000
satisfied customers and $12,
722.58 taken in.
Judy Addis was the best
speaker the local Rotary judges
decided after hearing her com
pete with high school students
on the topic, “What Lincoln
Would Have Had to Say.” She
lives at 976 East 141st st.
Lawyer Charles M. Driggs
returned to his alumni, Shaw,
and addressed the students in
ducted into the National Honor
Society. A United States Navy
veteran and graduate of ale,
he has a string of honors and
degrees. If anyone could give
some secrets for success Mr.
Driggs should have been the one
to do so.
Mrs. Edward Marshall was
installed for the second year as
president of the Women’s Board
of Huron Road Hospital.
There’s one person (at
least) in town who no one can
call “crooked” and that is
Susan Douglass, 16, of 13702
Shaw ave. She was chosen
posture queen by the
ciation of Northeast
Chiropractors.
Asso
Ohio
go for
Long service didn’t
nought. Mrs. Charles Burgess,
347 East 211th st. and Mrs.
Elizabeth Bloom, 475 East 125th
st., received special recognition
and orchids (real) for over 20
years of service volunteered to
the East Cleveland Red Cross
branch.
Kiwanis celebrated its 37th
birthday with a party the 25th.
More honors and tokens of
appreciation were showered on
Dr. Korb as he prepared to re
tire. Superior school presented
a scrap book commemorating
some of the events which took
place during his tenure as
superintendent. Drawings by
Mrs. Jack Schwartz and Mrs.
Larry Martin further enhanced
the booklet which contained
clippings and pictures.
Hundreds of local citizens
turned out for a reception for
the beloved educator May 17th,
to show their appreciation for
the years of guidance he de
voted to the school system and
the city’s children.
w o salary increments
were approved by the School
Board. All teachers, nurses
and the secretary to the
superintendent were to be
granted $200 a year raises if
their work records showed 5
years of service. The maxi
mum pay of teachers and
nurses who met certain re
quirements was also in
creased.
Retired minister of the Wind
ermere Methodist Church, Dr.
M. Wayne McQueen, died May
7th at Winter Park, Fla. Mr.
McQueen had the responsibility
of rebuilding the church after
it was razed by fire. i
Seniors in both the January
and June graduating classes of
Shaw received their academic
awards on Class Night instead
of at the Honors Day program
as had been the tradition in the
past.
Representing our town on
the Heights Area Red Cross
Council this year has been
Mrs. Fred Chprman of 15612
Oakhill rd., who was ap
pointed chairman of the East
Cleveland Red Cross Com*
mittee.
Dean C. Cheek, son of Mrs.
Ruth Cheek, 1736 Page ave.,
was ordained May 27th at Cal
vary Lutheran Church.
e
Dr.
as
MAY
Student Council Veep Dave
Moore received the Golden Deed
award from the Exchange Club.
The Exchange gives the award
in recognition of service, devo
tion to duty and high ideals of
young boys.
Carol Blaha, a junior at Shaw
received one of the 15 national
scholastic awards for her origi
nal script, "Pattern.”
Kirk band came away from
the High School band contest
with a First Division rating.
The 74 member band was
praised by its director, Ken
neth Williams, who felt that it
did very well in the face of
strong competition.
The minister who established
Calvary Lutheran Church and
was pastor of it for 34 years,
Rev. Harold B. Ernsberger,
D. D., died May 25th in his
Mentor home.
Shaw graduated 251 stu
dents May 31st. The exercises
were held in Severance Hall.
Over 17 outstanding students
received academic scholar
ships.
Cal Coates was named gener
al chairman of the ’59 picnic
committee and it was his job to
see that everything was co
ordinated and no details were
left dangling. From the success
of the affair it should be fair
to assume that Cal did the job
expected of him.
JUNE
The Rotary Club of East
Cleveland honored five charter
members: Joe Kustin, Dave
Parker, Dr. George Obby, Len
Bruce and Dr. John Hanson.
Mr. and Mrs. John E. Larson,
14405 Potomac ave., celebrated
60 years of marriage June 3rd.
Elected to
the helm of the
was Mrs. Robert
PTA council
McNamera.
School was out and the
youngsters were again free to
make use of the city’s facilities
which opened in June. Swim
ming pool and parks were at
their disposal. We had no real
mishaps this summer.
Six teachers retiring after
years of service with the school
system were honored by Ki
wanis club. They were Mrs.
Cyrene McCammon, Mrs. Laura
Averill, Mrs. Louise D. Craw
ford, Mrs. Ruth Neikard.
Naomi Caldwell and
Oleantha Smith.
Miss
Mrs.
hap-
Something unheard of
pened this year, a Lamb led the
Lions. Yes. Willard J. Lamb
was elected president of the
Lions Club of East Cleveland.
Weddings. Wow! Were there
ever lots of June weddings.
Trinity EUB dedicated its
new educational wing. The cost
was estimated at $57,000.
The School Board finished
making the appointments for
the approaching school year.
The Board was happy to note
that we have one system which
luckily is Not overcrowded.
EC police received a Merit
award from National Safety
Council. It was presented on the
basis of improvements in traffic
safety.
Our town also won the Ameri
can Automobile Association’s
top safety award in its popula
tion classification.
YMCA program Director Wil
lard Wells, resigned his posi
tion to accept a position as Y
Program coordinator of
Y’s in Albany, N. Y.
all the
East
their
A relatively new
Cleveland family, in
brand new house, were chosen
as the host family for the
American Field Service Stu
dent who we learned
was to be blond and
eyed Kirsten Poulson
Denmark.
later
blue*
from
Sue Bond was chosen by the
Red Cross to go abroad with its
select group and study Red
Cross procedures in Europe.
Sue met President Eisenhower
before sailing. She came back
filled with the wonders she had
seen and even more enthusiastic
about Red Cross work.
The Rev. Robert F. R. Peters
was installed as minister of the
EC Congregational Church the
27th.
leader of the
of EC grand
is? Mrs. Frieda
Who's the
band, band
mothers that
De Silvey got that honor.
Booth Memorial Hospital re
vealed plans to begin summer
construction on its new wing
which will double facilities. The
hospital, located on Torbenson
dr., is operated by the Salvation
Army.
Even a convicted criminal on
the FBI’s most wanted list
wasn’t smart enough to evade
the EC police. A daring stake
out paid off and local police
again gained national attention.
They captured escape artist
Lonas R. Caughorn outside a
Beersford apartment.
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JULY
Dance Instructor Mrs. Beulah
Blevins was awarded $8,000
damages by a Common Pleas
Jury. Mrs. Blevins had filed a
$100,000 suit against City En
gineer Malcolm Douglas for
malicious prosecution in re
gards to arrest in 1957. This
is not the last of
though. Douglas has
the court’s decision.
the case
appealed
Hall of
Canon Laurence
St. Paul’s Episcopal church
went to his native England
for the summer and" sent
back delightful reports to his
congregation of his impres
sions while across the sea.
Rev. Arthur R. Higginson,
vicar of St. Mary’s Anglican
church in Weldon, England,
took over St. Paul’s while
Canon Hall headed the con
gregation at St. Mary’s.
The churches were in the
midsts of having ice cream and
straw’berries festivals as their
money making projects of the
summer.
An expense free vacation
was the joy of the Thomas By
ers family. Patrolman Byers
was named Patrolman of the
week by a local radio station.
Students at St. Philomena
school had submitted his name
and praises of him for consid
eration.
A variety of programs at
Shaw pool kept the crowds
coming for the summer. Pool
director
was in
is now
bert.
Marianne Rothhass
charge. Miss Rothhaaa
Mrs. Richard L. Tor-
Henderson was named
Fred
East Cleveland’s top citizen for
30 years of service to the com
munity. Judge Stanton Ad
dams made the award on be
half of the picnic committee.
July was the month when
the last picture of Robert
Webster and family was tak
en. A LEADER reporter
talked to him then and got
his impressions of Russia,
almost all of them favorable.
After working in Moscow for
eight months intermittently,
Webster defected to Russia,
leaving his wife and two
children behind. When W eb
ster's decision was made
publie in October, all the
local daily newspapers, the
wire services, and a national
magazine were clamoring on
our doorsteps trying to get
the picture, and we cooper
ated wilh them where it was
possible. It isn’t very often
that a weekly is able to
scoop the dailies It was fun.
We must do it again some
time.
The winner of the ’59 Chev
rolet Biscayne the picnic com
mittee awarded went to Rob
ert Klakbrenner, 13717 Mann
ave. His children convinced him
that he wanted to go to the pic
nic although he had to take a
bus to get there. Rules stipu
late winners must be
present.
The Kileen Realty
court decision giving
right to make use of
Co., won
them the
the Wal­
worth property on Euclid near
Eastham. Originally Kileen
wanted to make arrangements
for the A & to build a store
and the city objected because
of an increase in traffic conges
tion. The case went to the Ohio
Supreme Court. Kileen prom
ised to cooperate. At present
many details are still being
worked out. Last report A &
was still interested in the site.
William B. Boise, City As
sistant, received a research
grant to study government at
University of Pennsylvania.
He had been with the city four
years,
among
His work was divided
other city employees.
The
Board of Education
some foreheads to furl
caused
Ken Smith, jr., entered the
competition for the commis
sion seat. Although admitted*
ly interested in local affairs,
Smith didn't appear to put on
a real campaign. When the
elections came in November
the incumbent candidates
were retained Members of
ths school board had no op
position and they all kept
their jobs.
The EC mothers came to Dr.
Korb's last Board of Education
meeting in tribute of the fine
job he has done in his 20 years
as superintendent. Dr. Korb
gave a summing up of his
tenure in office.
Mr. and Mrs. George Temple,
15213 Elderwood, who had spent
years helping others, celebrated
their 50th wedding anniversary.
Half of the total was celebrated
by Mr. and Mrs. Clyde W. Walls
of 1672 Hayden ave.
The metropolitan All-Stars
played the King and his
Court to a tie in the amateur
day competition.
New comers to Shaw took a
trip and got a preview of what
to expect when the doors opened
in September.
Cyril H. Chinn was named
organiat-choir director for the
Windemere Methodist Church.
He began his duties in
September.
Kirsten Poulsen, the AFS
student from Denmark arrived
and spent some time learning
the slang and comparing food
notes with her host family, the
Bernard Doles family. i
THE LEADER visited the A.
M. McGregor home and found
it to be a big, happy family.
The women of the home have a
variety of activities that they
do to aid others in the com
munity. Hook rugs seemed to
have been one of the favorites.
SEPTEMBER
No sooner was Labor Dayi
aver and the students shuffled’
back to school, most of themj
happy to be there but few will
ing to admit it.
September weddings were
close behind June in number.
The Franklin Gottrons, par-,
ents of Board of Education
president Richard Gottron and
seven others who all went:
through our public school sys-i
tern celebrated 50 years of
married life the 16th.
Football practice was welj
underway. Ths players had
many warm days in which to
sweat practice out.
Miss Sarah Miller, head
librarian at the main EC pub*
poli
were
that
strict
over its impending pool
cies. Seems some groups
unnecessarily concerned
the Board would be too
with the new pool. Although
the Board has said the new
pool will be available only to
students in the EC public
school system, it will rent the
old pool to outside groups.
Whether it will continue to do
this is a matter for the future.
AUGUST
The Board of Zoning Appeals
approved the construction of a
home for the aged by Eastern
Star. The proposed site is 2114
Noble rd.
Another golden wedding cou
ple of the year was Mr. and
Mrs. Willis Allen of 1287 East
141st st.
Ray M. Snyder was appointed
physical director for the Y re
placing Bill Willis who went to
Albany.
The Greater Cleveland Week
ly Newspaper Association was
formed with Robert Murphy of
the Collinwood Publishing Co.,
as its treasurer.
Playhouse Director Thomas
Hill and his actress wife, Anne
Gerety, were busy getting set
tled in their new house on Stan
wood. Passing the house the
other day we noted that it
looked barren and had a “for
sale* sign in the window.
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lie library was honored with
a tea prior to her retirement
after 41 years of service to
the community. Mrs. Douglas
Clark was then
librarian.
named head
There were 37
to the EC school
the doors opened at the begin
ning of the month. Much work
was done on the various school
buildings during the summer
and things were in tip top
shape.
Joseph Sawyer of Oakhill was
in and out of the news because
of his attempts to build a swim
ming pool after the city had re
fused its permission for such an
undertaking. Before the year
was up, Sawyer was able to get
enough satisfaction. The City
Commission amended its swim
ming pool ordinance and with
neighbors cooperation and new
adjustment in the ordinance,
Sawyer may be able to get his
much-debated pool.
The summer baseball win
ners were Nelson Jewelers in
FIRST CHURCH
UNITED PRESBYTERIAN. U.S A.
16200 Euclid Ave. at Nela
Ministers
HOWARD M. WELLS
BRUCE W. REEVES
Identical Services
9:30 and 11:00
Church School and
Worship
NEW YEAR'S
COMMUNION SERVICE
First Church of
The Nazarene
Hayden Ave. at
Claiborne Rd
Minister
Wm. Wilhoyte
Sunday School ......... 8:45 A.M.
Sunday Sermon ... 10:45 A.M.
Sunday Evening.........7:30 P.M.
WINDERMERE
Presbyterian Church
Eitobliihed 1896—Your Family Church
in tho Hoort of East Cleveland
9:30—
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AFELY
Save
by
Mai/
Church
School
Nursery
Care
During
Church
11 co
Morning
Worship
EUCLID at WINDERMERE
Opposite East Cleveland Library
Minister:
REV. O. C. SAPPENFIELD
SERMON TOPIC
“QUALITY TAKES TIME”
Earn
ASK fOR FREE
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the Little League G. E. Lite
sox in the Colt League, and
Flynn-Froelk Pony League
champs.
Jeffrey Richards
Paul’s Church as
The Rev.
teachers new
system when
came to St.
assistant.
The pigskin preview drew a
large crowd and the 1 in 10,000
drive was the biggest success
yet.
Ice cream socials gave way to
clambakes.
Mr. and Mrs. James Bertram,
who were married in 1909 in
New York state celebrated the
occasion the 19th.
Great Books series' began
again at the Bryn Mawr library.
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CALVARY LUTHERAN
CHURCH
13101 Euclid at Lockwood
Rev. Andrew I. White
Pastor
9:30 A.M. CHURCH SCHOOL
10:45 A.M.-THE SERVICE
8:30 P.M.—Senior High
Youth Meeting
Sermon:
"THE ANTHEM OF
THE AGES"
YOU ARE WELCOME
East Cleveland
Congregational Church
Euclid and Page Avenues
ROBERT R. PETERS. Minister
CAROL HUNTER Director
at
CHURCH SCHOOL
MORNING WORSHIP
Nursery Care tor Infante
Ir. Pilgrim Fellowship 7:00 PJ£
Sr. Pilgrim Fellowship 7:30 P.M
St. James Lutheran
Church
United Lutheran Church in America
1424 Hayden Avenue
REV. ALFRED R. BUEHNER
Church School-9:30 A.M.
Worship Service—9:30 A.M.
Family Worship—11:00 A.M.
NEW YEAR'S EVE
Organ Recital—7:00 P.M.
Worship Service—7:30 P.M.
YOURS CAN BE A
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Everyone Welcome
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HAYDEN AVENUE
BAPTIST CHURCH
(Center ef Heydee end leeend)
East Cleveland
SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:4S AJA.
Nursery Care For All Servieee
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE
11:00 A.M.
EVENING SERVICES
7:00 P.M.
WED. PRAYER MEETING
7i3O P.M.
Preaching Christ, Crucified,
Risen Coming Again
DONALD S. WOODSY, Paster
Windermere
Methodist Church
14035 Euclid Ave. at Holyoke
THURMAN P. ALEXANDER
RICHARD L. CLARK
Ministers
Church School, 9:30 A.M.
Worship Service, 10:45
HOLY COMMUNION
SUNDAY
Communion Meditation
"THE BURNING
HEART"
REV. THURMAN P. ALEXANDER
EVERYONE WELCOME
St. Paul’s Episcopal
Cburclr
15837 EUCLID AVENUE
East Cleveland, Ohio
Rev. Canon Laurence H. Hall,
Rector
Rev. Jeffery M. Richards.
Curate
1:00 A.M.—Holy Communion
9:30
Christian Education
11:00 A.M.
A.M.—Holy Communion
11:15
A.M.—Holy Communion
SIXTH UNITED
Presbyterian Church
HAYDEN and CASTALIA AVE.
Rov. Arthur Copeland, Pastor
9:30 A.M.
SUNDAY SCHOOL
Mission Sunday
John E. Forrester, Supt
10:45 A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE
Sermon Subject:
"CHRIST'S EXALTATION"
10:45 A.M.
Nursery and Junior Church
MONDAY, 7:30 P.M.
Regular Monthly Meeting
of the Session at the Church
TUESDAY, 7:30 P.M.
BOY SCOUTS MEET AT
THE CHURCH
WEDNESDAY, 7:30 P.M.
MID-WEEK
PRAYER SERVICE
Senior Choir Practice
Follows This Service
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