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to GL. 1-4383 Guaranteed 14,850 Circulation A Nancy Peoples Is Contender In Diving Match local contender in the Wo men’s National Diving Cham pionships at Shaw pool next week-end will be 17-year Nancy Peoples. PEOPLES NANCY Shows Her Form Sgt. Graduates Sgt. Richard J. Hrovat, 1116 East 145th st., was one of 37 police officers recently gradu ated from an intensive three week course in essentials of traffice at the Traffic Institute of Northwestern University. 4®! by Gene Hersh Thirty-six years ago, four East Cleveland firemen grew mustaches with the condition that the first one who shaved his off would pay each of the other three five dollars. Now being at a time, when five bucks was worth much more than it is now and a fire man’s pay was somewhat slim, none of the four ever shaved off his lip fur. The four partners in crime were Albert Kaska, now work ing for the government in Pan ama James Millsop, retired Deputy Chief Otto E. Swancar and Chief Fred Lange. Still Plans Mustache Swancar, even though he will retire in June and move to Riverside, Calif., says he is still going to keep his mustache. at Shaw Patsy is a member of the which has entered s?”en netit-rs in th* are Pat C’ark, Pacific A.A.U. WHAT THE .!” might be the thoughts of Shaw Principal Wayne C. CLEVELAND LIBRAMB Ml 01 BUCLW AVCftUft EAST CUWtXAMX th and Mrs. Frederick C. Peoples, 2145 Buena Vista dr., Wickliffe, but her roots are deeply imbed ded in East Cleveland. Her mother, formerly Peggy Nuna maker, graduated from Shaw in 1935. And, her grandfather, N. P. (Knute) Nunamaker served for 34 years as a teach er and coach at Shaw High School until his retirement in 1950. He coached both football and track, but is remembered particularly for his great light weight grid teams, which year efter year dominated the Lake Erie League. old She’s the daughter of Mr. Nancy is a senior at Wick liffe High School, No. 1 in her class with a four-point average going into the final semester. Besides diving as a member of the Cleveland Swim Club, she is head cheerleader at Wickliffe, and solo flutist with the orchestra. She has already been accepted at University of Michigan, where she expects to get an opportunity to really develop her diving interests as a member of their five women'. swim team. Next week’s meet will be Nancy’s first experience in Na tional competition, but she has won many honors in this area of the country. In 1961, she was Junior Olympic 1-mcter cham Lake Erie A.A.U., District 3 meter tit’e. Last year, she was Lake Erie 1-meter chamnion and again finished second the high board. ■t. T',H”ded tve Swt’’"™ three ch- mr’on and a mATn1'cr the 1961 All-Am?ric' diring team: and Pp.^hafa jnco oudonr thr?e-met°r t’x,e and 1961 10-meter tower cham ipion. and East Cleveland School Superintendent Harold L. Nichols as they watch two of the stars of the Black *N Red review rehearse a scene from "Bye Bye Going through the gyrations is Roger Horvath who plays the lead role of Birdie. Swooning is Edith Gower who portrays his girl friend, Kim. The comedy will be presented April 4th, Sth and 6th at Shaw Auditorium. Volume No. 22—No. 1 East Cleveland. Ohio 1 VIEW on na fnr She will be facing the tion’s best next week-end. among the first official entries to come in are the names of Joel Lenzi O’Connell, deferd’ner three meter chamnion Santa Clara and Patsy lard, one-meter titlist Phoenix, Ariz. from Wil from Otto Swancar, Fireman 37 Years, to Retire When he goes, the city will lose one of its most popular public servants. Swancar is calling it quits after 37 years on the depart ment in which time he rose through the ranks to be a top official and expert on the game of firefighting. Aside from moving west, he has no other plans except to take it easy with lots of fishing, golfing and stargazing. The stargazing bit is quite a hobby with the deputy chief and he belongs to the Cleveland Astronomical Society. He has constructed his own six-inch telescope and even ground his own lens. Swancar lived until recently 2056 Taylor rd. He now re sides with his wife of 33 years, Edith, at 14103 Baldwin. readers are us family dam in- Now before our get the impression we ing words not fit for rending, there is a volved and it will save consid rc.ble flooding of basements in the Forest Hills section. One-tenth complete in For- Blough, left, Birdie." Conrad musical FROM THE DAM. Assistant City Engineer Walter Webb, left, and City Manager G. T. Apthorp pose on the partially completed dam in Forest Hills Park that will keep rainwater at bay. The reservoir which will hold some 21,000,000 gallons of water when filled in the background. Dam is Darn Good for If sudden storms prevail in East Cleveland this summ.r as they did last year, the city will a ke r. ?r -.a thanks to some far-lighted thinking on the part of he en gineering department. est dam, scheduled for finish in August that will hold 21.000, 000 gallons cf water if filled to the brim. considerab’y in the buck assistant en rain storm hit th.- area WTrile this is mere than a drop et, Walter Webb, gineer says, “A like the one that last June could fill the reser voir in a half hour. However, i was pointed out that last year's ram was a “maximum condition” and shouldn't happen for another 50 years. City Manager G. T. Apthorp was not so optimistic as he exck wed that “we are get- Kirk Band In Concert Tonight The 70-piece Kirk Junior High School concert band will perform in a short, in formal concert tonight at Kirk Auditorium. Included on the program, and starting it off at 8 p.m. will be the Kirk “B” Band of forty-three players which has appeared mostly as a “pep” band at athletic events, and will be making its only concert appearance of the year. Kenneth Williams, instru mental music director Kirk, urges interested mentary school children their parents to attend, admission will be charged. Sons Successful retires) and seven pieces oi The two sons the Swancars, equipment, raised are highly successful in their respective fields. Swancar’s most dramatic mo ments came when assisting the Dr. James R. is doing re- Cleveland Fire Department in search in oral pathology at the battling the Cleveland Clinic Western Reserve School of fire and his own department’s Denistry while Allen is a bank- fight of the Windermere Meth er in Anehiem, Calif. He was promoted to tenant in 1942 captain in and assumed his present in 1957. odist Church blaze. Besides fighting fires, Swan- Like many others, Swancar switched to city work in the car has served East Cleveland late twenties because all other for the past eight years as type of work was slow. Prior officer in charge of the depart to being appointed to the de- ment’s clean-up committee and partment Dec. 10th, 1925 he'also by his many hours in lec was a sheet metal worker. turing to citizens on fire*pre vention. He leaves officially June 30th, lieu 1947 rank!but his last day as a firemen will be the end of May. He wants all his friends in When he joined the force,1, there were 33 men and three the area to note his new address pieces of equipment. Now there which is 225 Knox Court, River are 43 men (46 by the time he! side, California. East Cleveland Leader The East Cleveland Leader, The SCOOP and Euclid News-Journal Give Advertisers Complete Coverage In Northeast Greater Cleveland to the brim and will be 26 feet deep is shown Hills Park is a retaining ting weather that shculd only happen every 50 years--every 10 years.” The reservoir is to be con structed a. a small cost to the -ky because the dirt to build se 26-foot dam is being pro vided and 1' on Suneri-'-r If you get absorbed with mor? figures, here is another one to soak .m: The torrent that fell last June amounted to 11.000 gallons a s'cord in this are?.. .Actually, the reservoir not catch all tKe water falls in the park, but cent. The rest is run through the is being built ir the man-made r? will take care of about 25 per expected to t’’e ar^a and taining basin the overflow. Shaw Campus Blueprint Discussed at ele and The program will be taped by Delta Records of Ohio, who produced a long playing record of last year’s Kirk musical organizations. The Kirk Orchestra, which participates in the annual Christmas and Spring Con certs, will be recorded during the afternoon preceding to night’s concert and will be included on the record. The blueprint campus of Shaw High will be revealed as a reality of the immediate fu ture at a Shaw PTA meeting tonight at 8 p. m. in Korb Stu dent Center by guest speaker, Dr. Harold L. intendent of Schools. By Mail $6.00 Per Year -::x «-y: the City anhd to the site rd. doesn’t contem the deluge that Apthorp n’ate quite hkr the city -last yesr but said the rc'ainirg basin will help to a lesser degree three or frur times during t’e year. event again ITc’f is moving 40.000 yard n 5.000 truck loads of dirt into the sre. If you nrnak this down into gallons, th? earth being moved would me to 8,000,000 gal- Nichols, super East Cleveland Euclid ave. no- A proposed parking, drop-off lane for par ents driving students to Shaw or Prospect a parking lot, pos sibly two, facing Euclid in the ‘front yard’ of both schools, and many other new innova tions wil be presented to the audience. Two Seriously Injured After Car Rams Garage Four juveniles who decided to play hookey to go joyriding are more than likely now wishing they had gone to school instead. As a matter of fact, several automobile owners and a few insurance com panies also at this moment are wishing the lads had gone to school. The four youngsters, flee ing from a Cleveland detective cruiser and East Cleveland Police Sgt. Dave Biddleman. cut an estimated $13,000 swath of property damage Tuesday through east side traffic. Two of the joyriders are in serious Road facial condition at Huron Hospital suffering from and internal injuries, driver of the automobile wound up in a garage The which that was already occupied at 1393 Hayden ave., had “bor rowed” his father’s car. He was turned over to juvenile authori ties by East Cleveland Police for careless driving and op erating a motor vehicle under a suspended license. The two who were able to walk away from the accident were turned over to their parents and school authorities. Chase Starts in Cleveland The chase began in Cleveland near Patrick Henry School when two alert detectives questioned the reason teenagers were out riding ing school hours. Upon noticing that he was being trailed, the driver of the borrowed car apparently pan icked and tried to fiee. Then the mile long chase began. The fleeing car glanced off a small truck on St. Clair ave. It onto Shaw ave.. where it side-swiped a taxi cab wirnov* injury to two eld erly passengers. Next victim was a rasrerger ear near Shaw and Hayden in tersection where Sgt. Biddle man joned the chase. Loses Control The near-tragic end came when -the driver lost contro1 and sped into the opcls^oors of a bri^k \garage owned by Louolla Faubel, pushing her 1962 Oldsmobile through the wall for a total loss to car and garage. The other half was oc cupied by the 1963 Chevroie* owned by Abbey Simmons. 13906 Shaw. This car also was badly damaged. will that only Police said that the fleeing auto went through the Shaw Hayden intersection over 70 miles an hour but fortun ately the driver had the light in his favor. Minutes after the dramatic conclusion to the chase, the in tersection was alive with youngsters trotting home from lunch from Chambers tary school. Elemen- incident worse. All agree that the could have been a lot Valuation Here Up $392,192 According to the Builder’s Exchange, Inc. East Cleveland reported an increase of valuation for February of $392,192 due to the issuing of 13 building per mits. This is considerably more than February of last year when the increase in building (8 per mits) totaled $36,600. Otto Swancar He Still Ha Hie Mustache Damage Done By Juvenile Joyriders Set at $13,000 Health Fund Drive Report Is Due Today A report on how Health Fund Campaign workers in East Cleveland and Bratenahl are doing will be given today. Occasion is the first report meeting of the Residential Div ision at the Halle Bros. Some 1,000 women in these communities will be making door-to-door solicitations for the Health Fund until March 26th. They are trying to raise 2'1.283, the area's mare of the 1963 Health Fund goal of $625,000. According to Miss Sue Leachko. 13777 Euclid ave.. funds collected so far exceed the 1962 totals to date. Tirit she explained, is because thi: year’s goal is 7 per cent great er than it was in 19J2. four dur- In charge of the walkers it: Bratenahl is Mrs. George Poore, 292 Corning dr. Cleveland Cleveland Co. Recently installed rd., by the Nickel Plate bridv was a first for CE!—an 87 foot, eight and a half- ton auxiliary pole that officials say .will improve electric ser- Little League Meeting Tonite An important meeting of the East Cleveland Little Leagues. Inc. will be held tonight at the East Cleveland City Hall at 7:30 p. m. Plans for the 1963 season will be discussed and election of officers will be held. Commissioner Roy Wisecup has announced that there will again be eight teams in the Little League for boys 10-12 and that the Senior League will be an eight-team circuit for boys in the 13-15 age bracket. Cur rently, there are a few open ings for coaches and managers in both leagues and any quali fied men are asked to attend the meeting or contact Mr. Wise cup at EV. 2-7554. Registration blanks will soon be available at all East Cleve land schools for boys who are interested in playing baseball this summer. Youngsters are reminded that it will be necessary to register Knox is Named To Legislature Advisory Group Robert C. Knox, president of East Cleveland Savings & Loan Co., has been appointed to the 1963 Advisory Committee on State Legislation of the United States Savings & Loan League. The appointment was an nounced today by Frank B. Yeilding of Birmingham, Ala., president of the League, which is the nationwide trade organ ization of the savings and loan business and represents more than 4,900 savings associations and co-operative banks. The Advisory Committee on State Legislation consists of managers of state chartered associations and is primarily concerned with recommenda tions for improvements of state statutes under which these in stitutions operate. There will alto be openings for umpires and scorers this summer, both of whom will be paid for their services. AT would-be umpires should con tact Mr. Wisecup and those who are interested in scoring are asked to call Bob Keefer at EV. 1-7743. Series EE Tags Now On Sale OFFICIAL FLAG GOING IP’ The Tinol seC'C' in on S’ (oo» steel pole. I!is firsl in Illuminating Company history, is shown going up. It will be attached by the two men perched on Ine portion already installed. CEITries Hew Poles in Our Town beeri Something new i added to the Ea-t scene thanks to the Electric Illuminating 1: aku de nan. t?c pule igned to make The puki are imbedded in a concrete cakson. five feet in diameter and nearly 35 feet deep. The number of poles. plates week. Series EE license are being sold this Deputy Registrar Don announces. When th?cc sold, the FF series wifi be next. “All EC numbers are now ready for pickup,” Fisher re ported. License plates are sold at the East Cleveland City Hal, in Room 8 every day except Sunday from 8:30 a. m., until 7 p. m. The final day for purchasing licenses locally is Saturday, March 30th. Announce Two Major Sewer Projects Here City Manager G. T. Apthorp has announced that bids would be sought around the first of April for two large sewer projects. One on Glynn rd., from Lee blvd., to the city limits is ex pected to cost around $120,000 and the other on Woodworth rd., east from Hayden ave., to East 140th st., is expected to run approximately $40,000. piauned fur tue line which i.i run six ’.-’ilei frum the Ivy iub-.tatiun in Cleveland to the East Cleveland '.ub-Etauci!. 16321 Euclid sac., it 90 and 30 of these will be located in the city. They v, ill be iiix-taiied a line following the railroad and the CTS rapid entire distance. transit for the the project is Sl.SC‘6.000 and the project is late summer of The eoit of et trm sled at completion of expected in this year. a in order to be aligned t team even though they m: have played on a team last year. The '63 season is scheduled to open in early June. Bakery Seeks Rezoning A public hearing v ill be held next lueiuay by the City Com missioners on Hough Bakery’s hopes to build a $209,000 addi tion to its shipping facilities on Auburndale, near Lakeview Uw oruputed build- ■■■■2 -.’pro' las'« Tut’.d'*y b. ’be ihitt Ck-v eland Eo’trd u ApDC?'.' T’w ca- r-x I'ut.df ... ... W1 i ??. •_» n. r’. i‘i i/’c •!,/ had. ■p:e.:d zt he at.i.-.i-.'cd by cr.’/ re? cox ie. jl late 3 first rcaulnr wb1’ final action bc:ng taken at the '-.xt regular meeting of f’e L. inkt’oncrs* However, the hearing ■Cd be ttill he'd next week with all adjoining properly owners re quested to attend. Objecting to t'.ic change zoning in front of the Zoning Board was Mr?. Eugene Law son, 1675 Auburndale. She feared undue noise that would be caused by heavy truck traf fic. Another resident appearing at the hearing, Donald Robert son, 1687 Auburndale, assorted the proposed building would be good for the neighborhood. The members of the Zonmg Appeals Board, Police Chief H. S. Weaver, Fire Chief Fred Lange, Law Director Stanley Webster and City Manager G. T. Apthorp all cited the building as “an improvement to the area.” It was further pointed out the trucks would not be of the semi type and wouldn’t be any louder than regular passenger cars.