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to GL 1 4383 14,850 Circulation Guaranteed S. A. Stepneski Appointment of City Inspector Is Announced i City Manager Charles Car ran has appointed S. A. Step neski as Assistant Deputy Building Inspector for the City of East Cleveland, it was an nounced today. The position which Stepnes ki is filling is the one vacated by the recent death of Mr. Or val Plymale. Stepneski has been a resident of East Cleveland for approx imately 15 years and resides at 1680 Hower ave. For the past 11 years, he has been an inspector of buildings for the City of Cleveland and during the past year, he has held the title of Building In spector and Chief Mousing In spector in that city. He comes] to East Cleveland with the] highest recommendation of his superiors and associates in Cleveland. His duties here will be prin cipally in the inspection of new buildings, and alterations that are made in existing structures. Local Heroines Are Honored by Safety Council Two East Clevelanders are among seven youngsters being honored by the Greater Cleve land Safety Council today at its board of control meeting today at Hotel Carter. They are being recognized due to being selected junior fire chiefs by the East Cleveland Fire Department. They were given the coveted titles for out standing participation in com munity fire prevention pro grams. The -proud youngsters are Lornal Schreck, 1888 Wymore rd., and Janice Langer, 1874 Wymore rd. Both are students at Prospect. Volume No. 20—No. 47 Lucky Talent Show Honors Bill Lucky, who used his talent rather than on “luck,” and Joyce Edwards, who lived up to 1 sister’s tradition as a top-notch performer, won honors in judging at the Kiwanis Club’s 12th ann Talent Show at Kirk Junior High School last Frid Bill, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Lucky, 13818 Woodworth rd., gave a sparkling piano rendit to win the first-prize trophy in the older age division. Joyce’a outstanding song-and dance routine won for her the first-prize cup in the younger age ranks. She is 12 and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eu gene A. Edwards, of 904 Grey ton rd. Trampoliners Also Win Winning second and third place honors in the older divi sion were Donna Federico and Douglas Scott, who performed on the trampoline, and the “Cardinal 4” barbershop quar tet composed of Bob Wagner, Phil Carmen, Jeff Cunningham and Karl Schneider. In the younger division, sec ond and third place awards went to Susan Marcus and Bob Horvath for their tumbling act, and for a skit featuring Gail Lucas and Pam Sharp. Joyce Follows Sister In winning the junior first place trophy, Joyce followed in the footsteps of her sister, Jean Ann, who was the first prize winner in the senior di vision in both 1959 and 1960. Jean, now a student at the University of Dayton, ap peared Friday night as a spe cial ad^l attraction. Aa almost capacity crowd turned out and was rewarded with a fine, well-staged show. A pit orchestra led by S. Robert Fraser of Shaw High School and a vaudville-style poster method of introducing the 21 acts kept the show mov ing along ig» a well-paced, lively manner. Part of the proceeds from the Talent Show will go toward lighting the sled run at Forest Hills Park. Chairman of this year’s show committee was William Halliday, president elect of Kiwanis. Deadline Near! On one of the inside pages of this issue is a listing' of all Civic, Social, Service, Fraternal and Veterans or ganizations in East Cleveland known to city officials. If you belong to an ozganization which Is not listed and would like its name included in the city’s “Handbook for New Citizens”, call Sheldon Schweikert or Mrs. Wilma Lally before 5 p. m. next Monday. lai'* "WHAT'S COOKING?" oaks Jessie Khashadurian, American Field Service exchange student from Leb anon. Ready to answer is Mrs. Louis Schweiier, left, Jessie's East Cleveland "Mother." SCOOP Card Shop Hours ft. To accommodate those who have not yet ordered their holiday greeting cards, The SCOOP Card Shop, 814 East 152nd st., will remain open Monday through Fridays un til 8 p.m. Saturday closing hour will be 6 p.m. The SCOOP Card Shop has a full line of Christmas greet ings ranging from the hum orous through the religious. Several foreign language cards are included in this comprehensive selection. There is still time to order name- imprinted Christmas greeting cards. Add To List Of 50-Year Residents Additional names for the “Honor Roll of East Cleveland’s 50-year Residents” are an nounced today. They have been added since the original list was published in the East Cleveland Leader last month. “The names of these honored citizens take their place along side of the others to whom we pay tribute during East Cleve land’s Golden Anniversary Year,” James E. Bateman, anni versary chairman, said. Each honored citizen will re ceive a certificate of recogni tion from the committee, ac cording to Bateman. The new additions are: Joy E. Douglas, Mrs. Jay F. Zook, Eugene Rinear, Mrs. Ann Rinear, Charles W. Robinson, Mrs. G. F. Obrock, Paul A. Newman, Mrs. Thomas Paul, Miss Ruth Henderson, Miss Irene Henderson, Miss Florence Henderson, Mrs. E. S. Claflin, Miss Gertrude H. McGuire, Mrs. Julia Manbeck, Miss Kath ryn Lowry, Mrs. Paul S. Schmidt and Miss Katherine Sanders. Seventeen-year-old Jessie Khashadurian, a dark haired beauty from Lebanon, has had little trouble getting into the swing of things at the Louis Schweizer home, 15740 Glynn rd. If the American Field Serv ice exchange student felt un comfortable at first in a strange land and strange house hold, the happy-go -lucky Schweizer daughters Linda, a senior at the University of Michigan Laura, a senior at Shaw, and Martha, in the ninth grade at Kirk, wasted no time in putting her at ease. Jessie is the daughter of a professor of Agronomy and the director of the farm program at the University of Beirut. She has a brother who is a student at Alabama Polytechnic Insti tute. Kept Informed Another brother, who is six years old, keeps Jessie in formed on activities at home such as: “My beloved Jessie, I miss you so much. My dog had four puppies, three brown and one black, Three died and Blackie is East Cleveland. Ohio Again we live in worried times Today, there’s threat of war And in these times our brotherhood Is closely knit once more. Our ancestors had less than we And yet, they set aside A time to offer thanks to God Today more gifts abide. Our worried times, I count a gift Because I find it true That men forgetting worldly things Turn once again to You. Dear God, for our food harvest I Will thank You once again. Yet more important, thank You for The harvesting of men. Saul Stillman Speaks to GOP The East Cleveland Women’s Republican Club will hold its November meeting in the East Cleveland Republican Head quarters, 1546 Hayden, next Tuesday, at 7:45 p.m. S. G. Stillman from Republi can Headquarters will address the meeting. All who are in terested in the principles for which the Republican Party stands are cordially invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. Mrs. Laura Trumbull and Mrs. Alfred Hanel will be hostesses. Those needing transportation may call GL. 1-6791. Holiday Dance Shaw High School’s annual fall dance under the “Harvest Moon” will be held this Satur day from 8:30 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. in Korb Student Lounge. Tickets ($1.25 per couple) will be available at the door. Alumni welcome! East Cleveland Leader The East Cleveland Leader. The SCOOP and Euclid News-Journal Give Advertisers Complete Coverage in Northeast Greater Cleveland ESTABLISH $20.000 COLLEGE FUND HERE THANKSGIVING DAV' (Harvest Festival) Dear God, the Pilgrims set aside Our first Thanksgiving Day To render thanks, their crops uere in And winter on its way. Regardless of the arrows, plus The fear that stores of food Might not last through the winter months This dampened not their mood. Ross Connell Schweizer Family Puts Exchange Student at Ease growing. I hope to write more later. Your beloved brother, Ramzi!” Students at Shaw high call this pleasant and attractive ex change student “Jessie from Lebanon”, and with this title is a feeling of mutual respect and affection. Her use of the English lan guage is excellent, with just an infrequent hesitation for the correct word, and which, when accompanied by a smile and a frown, and a raising of the graceful fingers to the brow, only adds to her charm. Native Language Arabic Jessie’s native language is Arabic. She speaks also French and Armenian, in addition to English. In Lebanon her school day starts at 7:30, stops st 12:30, and after the noon dinner hour, resumes from 2:30 to 4. Additional home study con tinues from 6 to 8 hours daily. Jessie thinks it is a tedious life for a student. She admires the extra-curricular program of activities in the Shaw school system, feeling that it produces a hapjrier individual. Education Limited in Lebanon However, not every young ster in Lebanon receives school ing. In Jessie's household a 13 year-old girl cleans the home every day. “Don’t you have compulsory education to provide schooling for her?” Jessie is asked. “No,” she answers, “if she did not work for us, she would not go to school. She comes from a family who are —”, and Jessie gropes The Shaw High basketball team opens its 1961-62 season tonight, when it faces the Col linwood Railroaders at 7 at the Shaw gymnasium. The Cardinals preparing their third season under head coach Tom Meinhardt will attempt to hold the jinx over the Rail roaders, as they have the last two seasons. Last year the Shaw men edged Collinwood 58 GRAND OPENING CEREMONIES were conducted last Thursday at the Freeway Tire & Auto Service Center, 15608 Euclid ave., with East Cleveland City Manager Charles Carran officially cutting the ribbon at the elaborate and well-stocked store. Participating in the event were, left to right, Dave Squibb of Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Lt. Robert Hall, police traffic officer Don Perlman, Freeway secretary treasurer Ronald S. Cohen, vice president Carran, Meyer Schlam, president J. M. Zahrndt, assistant district manager for Goodyear, Ralph Wixon, general line salesman for Goodyear and Rudy Ashman, Goodyear sales trainee. for the correct word and finds it, like Gypsies.” In the matter of religion, Jessie’s home church is the Armenian Orthodox, which is Christian. “A majority of the Lebanese are Christian, but a very great number are Mos lems,” she says. Brother to Visit Here Jessie feels very fortunate that her brother, Victor, is a student in Alabama, and that her host family has invited him By Mail $5.00 Per Year Thursday, November 23, 1961 Scholarship for Shaw Girl Student Set As Virginia Jones Memorial A $20,000 scholarship fund for a Shaw girl student has been established, it was learned today. Originally planned by Lorena A. Jones in memory of her daughter Virginia, the fund was activated by Mrs. Jones’ heirs, Parmelee I). Jones and Margorie E. Thompson. Virginia Jones was born in 1903 and entered Prospect School in the sixth grade. She attended the ninth and tenth grade at Shaw, when she was forced to drop out of school because of ill health. She succumbed to the illness in 1921. In memory of this daughter, Mrs. Jones, and now her son and daughter, expressed the desire to establish the scholarship for a worthy girl grad uate of Shaw. A trust fund has been set up with the trust ees being the son and daughter and Shaw prin cipal Wayne C. Blough and East Cleveland Law Director, Stanley G. Webster. The income from the trust fund is expected to be in the neighborhood of $1,000 a year. According to Blough, the student will be chose on merit, need and extra curricular acti vities. “The selection will not be competitive/but will be a decision formulated by myself, the dean of girls and faculty,” Blough said. He also expressed the gratitude of Shaw for the confidence and generosity of the family, par ticularly of the heirs, who, while not living in East Cleveland now, thought enough of the school to commemorate the memory of the deceased sister. Cagers Open Season Against Collinwood to 54, in a real thriller, and this year’s battle shapes up to another exciting encounter. to spend Christmas with them. She has the further good fortune of having an uncle in Oregon, and an uncle who is presently a delegate from Lebanon to the United Nations. The latter had recently visited Jessie here in East Cleveland. Is Jessie happy in her Ameri can home? “Oh, yes,” she says. “They are so nice to me.” Mr. Schweizer, her American father, claims, “It is easy to be nice to Jessie. She has hadjto world peace. their neighborhood rivals. The returhing lettermen for Shaw include center Jim Smal ley and forward Jerry Harbak, In pre-season scrimmages this year’s team has encountered a while the other three positions lot of difficulty due to inex- on the starting team are atill perience throughout most of the being fought for. squad. .------------------- The possible candidates to fill However, during the past these positions include seniors week or so, the Cardinals have i Pete Hull, John Bestvina, and rounded into shape and will Del Morrow juniors Bruce provide stiff competition for Matte and Jay Meyers, and Stanley G. Webster Virginia Jones Memorial W& EAST CLEVELAND V You can help maintain your neighborhood best by shopping for Honest Merchandise at Honest Prices from your local dealers. You'll be surprised how well you can do. Try it and see! By checking our advertising columns each issue, you will find many worthwhile suggestions that will help you decide what and where to buy. League Holds Trade Study Undaunted by its vast scope, East Cleveland’s League of Women Voters will continue its study of international trade, and its effects on the national economy as well as that of foreign countries. excellent home training. She and our daughters talk and laugh together like all local girls do.” About her studies at Shaw High. Jessie admits a little dif ficulty with American govern ment. She enjoys her teachers, however. In the Louis Schweizer fam ily, in Jessie Khashadurian, the student exchange program of the American Field Service seems to take a step forward sophomores Bill Howell, Mike Malec and Milt Bley. The Cardi nals will field a small team with the exception of Meyers, who is 6 foot 5, and Smalley who reaches 6 foot 3. The Railroaders boast of two fine guards in Emil Columbo and John Piunno, who will quarterback their teams efforts. Tickets may be obtained at the door, and the admission is $1 for adults. I 50a v OMVIBSAIT Wayne C. Blough Scholarship Trustees Christmas Shoppers Will Do Better at Neighborhood Stores Your neighborhood merchant, with his con veniently located store, stocked with top quality merchandise deserves much more than a passin/* thought when it comes to your shopping list. In every neighborhood there are stores able and eager to help you find just what you are look ing for. The owners will help you select the items you want for Christmas giving as well as your own every day needs. The neighborhood stores, offer a service that is not fully appreciated by many people. They are conveniently located near your home. They are the backbone of every community. Prosperous stores mean its a good neighbor hood to live in. The neghiborhood merchants are the people you go to whenever you need an ad vertisement for your church or special event pro gram. They are also the ones you call on for donations for bazaars, charities, etc. The second of such unit meet ings will be held at 8 p.m., Nov. 28th, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Holzheinier, 16211 Oakhill. Mrs. Neil Schwerm, National Item chairman, will interpret the latest developments in world trade, and summarize the overall picture in terms that the average layman ean under stand. A year ago. Leagues all over the United States chose to study this particular item in view of the 1962 expiration date of the Trade Agreement Act. From the standpoint of Con gressional action, and the con troversial nature of interna tional trade, it will undoubtedly become a lively issue in Jan uary. League members hope to become well enough informed as to the background of this issue, so they might use the wisest judgment in supporting or taking action on its vari ous facets. Legion Gals Plan Party The East Cleveland American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 163 will hold a Luncheon and Card: Party at the Post Home, 15514 Euclid ave., Thursday, Nov. 30th at 1 p.m. Please call, Caroline Komes, MU. 1-3153 or Marge Schmitz, EV. $-1554 forz reservation*.