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GL 1 4383
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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
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
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
"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."
Shop Hours
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
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
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
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
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
Mrs. Laura Trumbull and
Mrs. Alfred Hanel will be
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
(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,
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
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
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
“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
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,
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.
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
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
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
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

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