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GL 14383 14,850 Circulation Guaranteed In fast Cleveland “RICH PEOPLE should con sider that they are only trus tees for what they possess and should show their wealth to be more in doing good than merely in having it. They should not reserve their ben evolence for purposes after they are dead, for those who giro not of their property till, they die show that they would not then if they could keep it any longer.” This creed set down by Jos eph Hall, an English Bishop (1574-1606) sums up Carl R. Apthorp, sr., the philanthropist. His Joy at being able to break ground for the new East Cleve land Y addition was apparent as he did more than stick the silver-plated spade in the ground. (Fact of the matter is, he shoved aside the bright new shiny spade brought especially for the occasion and started digging with his own small shovel). If the 95-year-old senior citizen had not been stopped he probably still would be digging. It cannot be denied that Carl R. Apthorp, sr., is a rich man, garnering his fortune by wise investments. As an expert in this field, he gave a good tip on how to play the stock market to a combined meeting of the various Y man aging boards when his gift of $225,000 that made possible the ground breaking ceremonies was first announced. Speaking for himself and his wife, the Berta Treat Apthorp. he had this to say: “Mother and I haie felt that the best investment in the world is in boys and girls and we were so convinced that this is true that we invested to a considerable extent. Indeed we invested in what are now 10 boys and girls in our family—and they are well. too. “But when people think of their own family, then they begin to think of others and it seems to me that the best in vestment that anyone can make is in boVs fend girls. The YMCA seems to me to be what my father, said was practical re ligion, or in other words applied religion, because he thought ti at true religion was a way of living. “This gift that Mother and I are making—and my child ren—speaks for itself. It was an opportunity for us to do a little good outside of our own family, for fortunate aa I have always been, and 1 have always been exceedingly fortunate, it seems as if there has been a divinity watching o'er me. I want to share that fortune with others. That is the reason Mother and 1, and we had agreed that if I had gone first then Mother would have done likew ise, are happy to give this gift." This, his own creed, identifies Carl R. Apthorp, sr., the busin essman. Because of his latest of many shrewd investments, he is richer in spirit the East Cleveland Y is richer by an addition of a gymnasium, swimming pool and locker rooms, and we are just richer by knowing this fine gentleman. Gene Hersh Volume No. 20—No. 21 Commissioners Seek Reduction In Sewer Rates Acting speedily after a recent court decision, East Cleveland Commissioners have asked City Manager Charles A. Carran and Finance Director G. T. Apthorp to study the possibilities of a reduction in sewer rates to local consumers. J. Durant Mix, president of the governing body, made the re-| quest today on behalf of the commissioners. East Cleveland was one of several suburbs that protested a substantial increase in rates charged by Cleveland for san itary sewage treatment and dis posal facilities. Of some 20 communities in volved, East Cleveland, as far as is known, is the first to take advantage of the court action and consider passing the savings on to the residents. By protesting the Cleveland proposed rates that were deemed “unreasonable” by the court, savings to suburban residents are estimated at more than $3.5 million. Carran and Apthorp are ex pected fo report to the com missioners at their meeting, next Wednesday. Aside from being set by the court, the new rates have been approved by the Cleveland Board of Control and the big town’s city council put the new rates on first reading Monday night. An ordinance also is being drawn up by East Cleveland Because the next regular meeting of the East Cleveland City Commissioners (Tues day, May 30th) is Memorial Day, the governing body will meet Wednesday. May 31st at City Hall at 7:45 p. m. officials for approval by the city commissioners. If a reduction in rates is ap proved, it will most likely appear on the July 15th water bills for local residents. Also at its next meeting. City Commissioners will conduct two public hearings one for a con ditional use permit that would allow the First United Presby terian Church, located at 16200 Euclid ave.. to construct an addition to its existing building. This area is where some 20 grave markers are being con sidered for removal to make room for an enlarged Sunday School. Already, the church has ap proval from the state attorney general’s office for the com plicated move and a decision from the court of appeals is expected shortly. There was no opposition when the East Cleveland Zoning board recommended Tuesday that the commission grant this request. The other public hearing set concerns reducing a setback on Ivanhoe rd., from 10 to 5 feet to allow an expansion program by the General Electric Vacuum Cleaner Division, 1734 Ivanhoe. According to Carran, the set back would allow' additional expansion estimated at $100,000. The firm has 200 feet of front age on the East Cleveland (west) side of Ivanhoe near Euclid. The GE project is part of a large 10-year expansion pro gram. Three Days Left For Chest Exams Today ... .Euclid and Lee ... .2 p.m. till 8:15 p.m. Fri., May 26 Euclid and Taylor 1 p. m. till 5:45 p.m. Sat., May 27 Noble and Terrace 9 a.m. till 12 Noon Hundreds of East Cleveland ers have taken advantage of the free chest x-rays made right in their own neighborhoods, local chairman, Mrs. Frank Holzheim er reports. Miss Helen Smith, East Cleveland’s Health Commission er, urges all senior citizens to visit the units while they are io their area. She pointed out that tuberculosis is much more like ly to strike older persons and that by having an x-ray it is possible to detect the disease in its early stages, thereby mak ing recovery much faster and more certain. She also said that the use of the drugs which are now avail able makes it possible to cut the length of hospital stays con siderably from that of past eras. Mrs. Holzheimer .says that the films which are now being taken are being read at the County Tuberculosis Clinic by a staff of trained physicians and that the results will be in the mail with in the next two or three weeks. Each visitor to the x-ray unit also is being given a de tection kit so that he can make a test in his own home to deter mine whether he has diabetes. This service is being rendered in cooperation with the Diabetes Association of Greater Cleve land. Remember Us, Early Deadline! Tuesday, May 30th is Mem orial Day, which means thia paper will miss one day of normal operations. Any photograph for use in the Thursday, .lune 1st issue MUST be in before Monday noon. May 29th. All copy should be in Fri day, May 26th, MUST be in by Monday, May 29th. We thank you for remem bering us for Memorial Day. Spanish Fisher Becomes A Candidate Don Fisher, a local business man for the past 32 years, today announced he is a can didate for one of the three city commission seats. He gave his residence as 1819 Garfield rd. Fisher joins a field of six including three incumbents vy ing for the commission posts. Summer School Plans Completed The final registration and payment of tuition for all elementary students should be completed by tomorrow (Fri day) at each elementary school, according to Phil Worcester, Summer School principal. Classes will be held at Chambers and Pros pect Schools, and will begin Monday. June 12th, and will close Friday, July 21st. East Cleveland. Ohio "A $ 1 Junior High students will complete final registration Thursday. June 1st, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in the office of the Assistant Principal at Kirk Junior High School. Senior High students will complete a final registration Thursday, June 1st, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 10 at Shaw High School. “If registration cannot be completed June 1st, both Junior and Senior High stu dents can complete final reg istration Friday, June 2nd, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 10 at Shaw”, Worcester said. Checks should be made pay able to The East Cleveland Board of Education. Tuition fee is $16 per sub ject for East Cleveland School District residents $20 per subject for non-residents of the School District. “The final registration card must be signed by the parent and the home-school principal or authorized person. Regis tration cards may be secured before final registration dates at Kirk and Shaw,” the princi pal reported. CASH, CASH, CASH. Cal Coates, chairman of the Prize Committee for the 31st Annual East Cleveland Com munity Picnic Committee, an nounces that there will be plenty of good hard cash as prizes for this annual event at Euclid Beach Park Wednesday, July 12th. “This is a radical departure from recent years in the picnic,” according to Coates, “but it was the consensus of the whole Committee that a change would be good and now we are offer ing a total of $1,350 in Grand East Cleveland Leader The East Cleveland Leader. The SCOOP and Euclid Newe-Journal Give Advertisers Complete Coverage in Northeast Greater Cleveland FLY A FLAG. Here are four good reasons why members of American Legion Post 163 are selling 50-star American flags. Posing with a bundle of them ready for sale are left to right Mark Minichelle, 14605 Alder Dottie Frelich, 13505 Beaumont Marie Weniger, 14615 Shaw and Dean Hugebeck, 14619 Shaw. In quoting an old adage, Post Commander Steve Haverlack says, “The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children." He feels the best way to transmit is to let the youngsters raise the flags on their homes next Tuesday, Memorial Day. Post 163 will take orders for flags ($4.50) and will deliver them direct to the homes. The flags come equipped with hanger and pole. Besides the Post home, the flags can be ordered by calling the following numbers: PO. 1-2562 GL. 1-5173 GL. 1-8317 or 531-6368. Proceeds from the flag sale go to charitable purposes. War Vet Leads Parade EWHS J. DURANT MIX, East Cleveland City Commission presi dent, leads the way by buying the first Buddy Poppy from VFW Post 1500 Poppy Girl Darlene Heser. VFW Poppy Sale Starts VFW Post 1500 began its veterans Buddy Poppy campaign today and East Cleveland City Commission President J. Durant Mix purchased the first symbol ic memorial to the fallen heroes of this country’s wars for free dom. The Buddy Poppies are made by disabled veterans of Crile Hospital. Proceeds from the sale go to Grandmas Meet The East Cleveland Grand mothers Social Club will meet tomorrow (Friday) at 1 p.m. in the East Cleveland Library, for an afternoon of cards and re laxation. Prizes. This is in the form of cash and merchandise certifi cates and more people will bene fit in the Grand Prjze.” The first Grand Prize will be $500, second and third prizes of $100 each, and fourth prize of $50 cash. The last is being do nated by Don Fisher wrho is Ticket Chairman of the picnic this year. The balance of the prizes are merchandise certifi cates including four $50, four $35, eight $25 and four $15 Certificates. These latter prizes are good in any store in East Cleveland to the winners. This list of Grand Prizes is families of needy veterans and also to aid orphans and widows of deceased veterans. Poppy Day chairman is Ed mund Heser and his co-chair man is O. E. Smith. Chairman for the VFW Auxiliary is Bea trice Trombetta. Her co-chair man is Lenore Smith. ’60 Building Tops $5 Million Final building department operations for I960, just re leased, show $5,705,006 worth of construction last year with 246 building permits being issued. Cash Prizes Are Picnic Feature in addition to the regular list of Major Prizes which is drawn from the ride ticket stubs. The committee is still rounding out this list and according to Coates it looks as though this list will be one of the largest in the pic nic’s history. The job of securing the hun dreds of minor prizes- that make up the backbone of the picnic goes to the committee members who include Ray Campbell, Fish er, Charlies Hamilton, Sam Les lie, Bob Henderson, Bill Nelson, Merle Owen, jr., Hy Tobin, Tony Tomsic and Dick Pearce. These men will be out seeing) the many merchants in town who.[of By Mail $5.00 Per Year 'Ar ’4’ Stephen R. McKearney. a Spanish-American War veteran, will once again lead the East Cleveland Memorial day parade. He will have a snappy group of local policemen serving escort duty,. The parade forms at the city hall with American Legion Post 163 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1500 leading flag raising ceremonies at 9 a. m. A new 50-star flag will be pre sented by the VFW group. Then with massed American Flags and the Shaw High Band following the Grand Marshall, the parade will move out at cad ence of 120 Next in formation will be acting police chief Robert Troy an, parade marshall, followed by Division Commander Irving Ful lard of Post 1500 and his aid Dick Donald of Canadian Legion Post 21. Parade adjutants are Post 1500 Commander Bill Irwin. Post 163 vice Commander Lou Frelich and Post 21 Past Commander J. A. McDonald. Third Division Commander will be Charles Pate of Post 163 with Augie Trombetta of the VFW serving as his aide. Participating in the parade will be Auxiliary Police and Firemen. Spanish-American War Veterans in cars. Sea Scouts, Ship No. 26, Honor Guard, Daughters of ’98 Auxiliary, D. A.V. in cars. American Legion Post No. 163 and Women’s Aux iliary, Canadian Legion Post No. 21 and Women’s Auxiliary, V.P.W. Post Nd. 1500. Women’s Auxiliary, and Girls Jr. Unit, Jan Ben Jan Patrol 27-D.O.K.K.. Gold Star Mothers in cars. Blue Star Mothers in cars. Red Cross Station Wagon. Civilian De fense Unit, E. Cleveland Com mission, DeMolay Boys and Col or Guard, Kirk Jr. High Band, Kenneth Williams, Director Lit tle League. Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts. Brownies, E. C. Business Men’s Associa tion, Campfire Girls, Rainbow Girls, Knights of Columbus, Calvary Lutheran Church Float, Hi-Y Bus. Exchange Club, Ki wanis Club, Hayden Ave. Bap tist Church, Red Cross Disaster Wagon. E. C. Fire Dept, and Equipment. E. C. Police Ambu lance The program at the East (Continued on Page 3) support the picnic to make it what it is year after year. After the prizes are brought in, the work fails to Harry “Pep per” Martin who has been the Prize Recorder for the past few years. Martin’s job is to record the prizes and set them up for the actual drawing that takes place the night of the picnic at Euclid Beach. Don Trimboli, this year's Gen eral Chairman, reported after the last committee meeting that things are really rounding into good shape. The tickets will be 'ready for distribution to the i merchants right after the 1st June. Students in art classes at Shaw High School are prepar ing a city flag which will be suitable for official use in civ ic functions during the Golden Anniversary Year observance and on other future occasions. More than 100 students are ex pected to submit entries in the design contest. The contest is under the di rection of Bryce C. Browning, head of the art department at Shaw High School. Serving as a panel of judges to select a winning design and two hon orable mentions are City Manager Charles A. Carran Louis Schweizer, of 15740 Glynn rd., an advertising agency executive and Bruce Holderbaum, pupil personnel director for East Cleveland schools. The winner of the contest, as well as the two honorable mention awardees, will receive suitable honors and prizes. Along with the top prize, the winner will have the pride in future years of knowing that his design will fly over City Hall and at other appropriate functions as the official insig nia of the city. James E. Bateman, chair man of the Golden Anniver sary Committee, said that the design would be presented to the City Administration and Commissioners for acceptance as the official flag of East Cleveland. He added that the winner of the design would be honored during one of the anniversarv events. “It will be an extremely proud person who will see the product of his or her imagi nation accepted and used as the official flag of our citv,” Bateman added. Paul Vogel. Shaw Graduates To Hear Oberlin College Prexy Commencement Is June 4 Two-hundred and sixty-four candidates for gradu ation will hear a local boy w’ho made good speak at Shaw commencement exercises on “Perspective and Open-Mindedness.” Highlighting the ceremonies at 7:30 p. m., Sunday, June 4th at Severance Hall will City Flag Contest Is Underway A flag design contest is un derway in East Cleveland as part of the city’s Golden An niversary Year activities. be Robert Kenneth Carr, ninth president of Oberlin College and a recognized authority on civil liberties as well as being a noted author on this subject. A college teacher for 28 years, Carr has held national offices in the American Associ ation of University Professors. He is a native of East Cleve land, having graduated from Shaw in June of 1925. In 1959-60, President Carr was on leave from the faculty of Dartmouth College to serve as general secretary of the AAUP. In 1955, he w’as awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for the study of civil liberties in England. He became executive secre tary of President Truman’? Committee on Civil Rights in 1947, and. as head of the Com mittee’s staff, made important contributions to its report, “To Secure These Rights.” This doc ument has since been considered the most important study of civil liberties in recent years. Dartmouth Grad He was graduated from Dart mouth College with the AB de gree in 1929, earned a Master of Arts degree at Harvard Uni versity in 1930 and a Ph.D at Harvard in 1935. While working on his doctorate, he became a member of the faculty at the University of Oklahoma, and taught government there from 1931 to 1937. He joined the Dartmouth faculty in 1937, became Joel Parker Professor of Law and Political Science in 1948, and director of Dartmouth’s Great Issues cqurse in 1958. He has received the honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Dartmouth, from Concord Col lege, Athens, West Virginia, and from Ohio Wesleyan Uni versity. President Carr served as vice-president of the American Association of University Pro fessors from 1952 to 1954. He is a member of the American Political Science Association, the national committee of the American Civil Liberties Union and Phi Beta Kappa, and a fel low of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In August, 1933, he married I Continued on Page 3) & BARBER SHOP QUARTET SHOW TO BE HELD Friday, June 2nd, the East Cleveland Ys Men will present a program of Barber Shop Quartet music at Kirk Junior High School. The program, which will begin at 8 30 p. m. will consist of four quartets who are members of the Cleveland Chapter of the Society for the Preser vation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America. Tickets are available from any member of the East Cleveland Y's Men's Club or by con tacting the East Cleveland YMCA, 1831 Lee blvd. Warming up for the show are 'The Dandies," one of the groups which will entertain. The program will include chorus numbers featuring the combined quartets, separate renditions by each quartet, and some "sing-along" songs of old time favorites starring the audience. Prepairing to give a close shave to Joe Shekleton is Don lammarino the other members of the quartet are, from left to right, Ed Sterle, Carey Swan, and EAST fit/ CLEVELAND Robert Kenneth Carr Ursuline Songfest Is Sunday An entirely student-super vised “Sing Away” performance will be on stage at Ursuline Academy of the Sacred Heart Sunday at 8:15 p. m. The senior class is presenting ■a “Showboat Summer” with all the variety and humor that it found in the Mississippi river boat life. “America” is the theme of the junior class production.- the sophomore arrangement of “Around the World” presents scenes'from South Pacific, Paris and the United States the freshman class presents its prize-winning “Time Machine.” a review of all the popular music and dances since the “Gay Nineties.” Ninety minutes of good old-fashioned entertain yy.ent. In the first performance of the “Sing Away” at a student assembly, the freshman act was awarded first place for its originality and musical appeal. Ratings in the Sunday “Sing Away” will depend upon the enthusiastic applause of the au dience. Tickets may be pur chased through students. Pro ceeds will be used for new stage furnishings.