Mail Addresses Business: R14 E. 152nd St. Phone iil.enville 1-4383 News: 14600 Euclid Ave. Apt. 302 There were 85 more pupils en rolled in the aEst Cleveland Pub lie Schools on Monday, September 14th, the second Monday of the school year, than were present on the comparative day of the 1952-53 school year. The totals, according to figures given to the Board of Education Monday night are 5,254 for this fall, against 5,169 last fall. Dr. Korb stated enrollments per building as follows: School 52-53 53-54 Caledonia —______ 520 546 Chambers _____ 807 858 Mayfair _____ _____ 350 315 Prospect _____ _____ 499 486 Superior ____ _____ 578 567 Kirk______________ 1006 1063 Shaw _____________ 903 920 11 5169 5254 Army Finds Cage Star. 7^- A budding baseball career, inter rupted by induction into the army, hasn’t discouraged Pvt. Richard Fort, son of Mrs. Clara Stahli, 1709 Holyoke ave., according to reports received this week from Germany. A standout in baseball and bas ketball while at Shaw High, Fort was signed to a professional base ball contract by the Cleveland Indians following his graduation in June, 1950. He was farmed out to Ft. Smith in 1950 and the follow ing season played with Batavia, New York in the Pony League. In 1952, he started out at Daytona Beach and appeared ready to move up in the high minors when a sore arm forced him to the sidelines. Then the army stepped in as Fort traded his baseball tog* for the khaki. Three months ago he went over seas with the 36th Regiment of the First Infantry Division. Pvt. Fort managed to get the feel of a base ball bat again in Wurzburg, Ger many and now is looking forward to playing basketball during the winter months. Although Fort was a standout performer with the Shaw Cardinals he was "highly regarded for his abil ity as a basketball player. As a high scoring center, he paced Coach Roy Wisecup’s Cardinals to a suc cessful season and made the team a strong competitor in tournament play. Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Vaughan and son, Jeffrey of Riverside, Cal., are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde S. Morgan of Glynn rd. 1953 MST CUVELANT) 14101 TxlIdiD AYLrlUE ^"T Ql»EVF,LAi^Oy gt Chambers, Kirk, Show Biggest Enrollment Gain Over Year Ago While schools in the newer •uburbs of Greater Cleveland are reporting large percentage in creases in enrollment, the older suburbs, such as East Cleveland are showing slight increases in pupil registration. It s "Who's Who" For Girls Of 1906 “Oh, Edith, la it really you?** and similar expressions of surprise and joy were heard Sunday as twelve matrons met for the first time in 47 years and tried to figure out who was who. Operation Safety 11 Deathless Days Be sure your number isn't here j. 'a rift taait&wX'aLK.w Upon recommendation of N. F. Leist, Assistant to the Principal, the board approved the appoint ment of Burt E. Skeel and Fenton Moore as bus drivers. The board also approved an agreement with Alvin A. Siegal, 1386 Commonwealth ave., Mayfield Heights, to act as concessionaire at Shaw Stadium this school year. Mr. Siegal holds similar positions under contracts with Cleveland Heights and John Adams high schools. The board also approved the recommendation of the superin tendent of two teachers. Mrs. Eleanor Clark at Caledonia, and Helen Scott at Rozell school. Both will teach the first semester only. Tuition was approved for seven children to Sunbeam School and six pupils to special classes in the Cleveland Heights schools. The following substitute teach ers were approved: Elementary School Doris Aumend, Genevieve Austin, Hen rietta Goodman, Nita Gregg, Edna Holland, Marian Lerner, Gladys Pfeifer, Rebecca Price, Cornelia Stockstill. Junior and Senior High School Violett Apthorp, Bertha Benton, Dorothy Bevins, Dorothy Burk holder, Miriam Dowdell, Naomi Minster Glick, Ruth LaChance, Enid Lupeson, Ruby McAllister, Doris Reynard, Estella Ruby. The board has decided to raze the old frame building it owns at 1585 Doan ave. A few years ago the board considered a similar ac tion, but in view of the shortage of rental units, decided to delay tearing down the building until rental units were more plentiful. With the housing shortage about over, it will now remove the struc ture. Tennants will be given until April 1st to seek new quarters. The building will then be razed and the ground put in condition to add to its Mayfair school grounds. N-E-O-T-A Spells Niagara Camping Trip To Y Boys While teachers plan for their convention, the last weekend in October, the Y boys plan for an outing to include that Friday off. Today Jim North, Physical Di rector at the East Cleveland Y announces plans completed for a three-day camping trip to Niagara Falls for boys 11 years of age and up. A trip fee of $13 and Y mem bership is required. One may sign up for membership anytime’ now. The full fee must be paid to hold a place. Sightseeing will include visits to the Shredded Wheat Factory, the Power Plant at Queenston, the Giant twin flight locks on the Welland Canal at Thorold a hike in Niagara Glenn Park along the Whirlpool Rapids, the Falls from both the American and the Ca nadian sides.* A trip to the foot of the Falls and a visit to old Fort Niagara at the mouth of the river at Lake Ontario. A cable car ride will add another thrill. The Y bus will leave the Y House at 6:30 a. m., Friday, October 30th and return by 6:00 .m., Sunday, November 1st. The boys are asked to bring their first day lunch after which food will be prepared in the traveling kitchen trailer under the big cook tent in camp. They will also pro vide their own blankets and, it is reminded, be prepared with warm clothing for colder weather. That long ago, a* young girls, they worked together in a dress making establishment, Enseimer & Fishel—on West Third st. They also played together. Then their conversation was boys, dances, pic nics, socials. Sunday their paths met again in the home of Mrs. M. Burgess, 14204 Scioto ave. They reminisced. They laughed and they joked a* old times were recalled. It was fun turning back the pages. They also talked about their families and to day when life is so different. Mrs. Burgess says it took three weeks to locate “the girls" bat the effort and the preparation of the 'dinner, was worth the joy the re union gave to twelve matrons, girls together in their yesteryears. '^z~ z fit, '■z Start Fire Inspections On Monday On Monday, September 28th, the East Cleveland Fire Department will start its regular. Fall Home Inspection program. In announcing this visitation Fire Chief Fred W. Lange express ses the hope that all residents will receive these fireman in the spirit in which the program is being con ducted. Trained i n fire prevention, these men will try to point out to home owners things which they may have overlooked which could cause a fire and thereby endanger a life. “The cooperation of the citizens is needed at all times to maintain a good fire prevention record, and we hope everyone will continue to give us their fullest support’’ says Chief Lange. In the two previous fall inspec tions programs, the department has covered tv/o-thirds of all homes in East Cleveland. With this fall the final one-third of the homes will be visited to complete the cycle. With the fall of 1954 the cycle will be started all over again, thus giv ing each home one inspection every three years. In instances where recommenda tions are made, a return call is made. Mass, Dinner On Golden Wedding Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Madden (Marty) 1772 Victoria rd., will celebrate their fiftieth wedding an niversary on September 26th with a mass of thanksgiving at ten o’clock at Christ the King Church. A dinner will follow at the Al cazar Hotel at 12 o’clock noon and a reception for relatives and friends will be held in the evening at the home of their niece and nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kelve, 134 Eastbrook dr. The couple have one daughter, Mrs. Harold Endress. Mr. Madden retired from the Cleveland Graphite Bronze Co. in September, 1952, where he was in charge of all fluorescent lighting. Teachers Off For Leaders Conference Miss Lillian Finnila and Miss Audrey Scott will spend this week end at a Leaders Conference spon sored by the Ohio Educational As sociation. The conference is being held at Camp Muskingum. Miss Finnila is secretary and Miss Scott is president of the East Cleveland Teachers Association. Both teach at Caledonia School. The association executive com mittee is meeting Tuesday next at Prospect School. Joseph E. Bosshart On Dayton faculty Joseph E. Bosshart has been appointed to the faculty of Uni versity of Dayton, a* Assistant Professor of Mathematics.^ Form erly he was math teacher at Shaker Heights High School, and lecturer of mathematic* at Cleve land College. He is a graduate of University of Dayton and received his Masters Degree at Northwest ern University. .. ... AMia. L. Atka “Vj East Cleveland Leader Published In Conjunction with The SCOOP in Northeast Cleveland and The|News-Journal in Euclid Volume No. XI—No. 38 Thursday, September 17, 1953 East Cleveland, Ohio 13,750 Circulation Guaranteed League Plans Own First Fund Drive Filled with enthusiasm for their first all-East-Cleveland fund drive, members of the East Cleveland League of Women Voters attended a kick-off brunch at the home of chairman, Mrs. John Ernst, 1748 Eastham on Wednesday, Septem ber 1th, at 160:00 a. m. Deep in plans for their first very one fund drive for their very own program are these members of the campaign as they met Monday morning. Reading from left to right: Mrs. Ernst, Mrs. Glenn Kitson, Mrs. Hamilton Beatty, Mrs. Harry Winsor, Mrs. Norbert Rutta and Mrs. Stanley Strunk. Also on the committee but not shown are Mrs. Stewart V. Com mins, president, Mrs. Don Collister, Mrs. Harry F. Willert and Mrs. Helen Sprenkle. For the first time since Cuya hoga County was divided into six individdual units, the East Cleve land League will carry on its own drive for funds to operate its own program for the coming year. Approaching East Cleveland citi zens to raise the goal of $750.00 will be Mrs. Glenn Kitson, Mrs. Harry Winsor, Mrs. Don Collister, Mrs. Norbert Rutta, Mrs. Stuart Cummins, Mrs. Harry F. Willert, Mrs. Stanley Strunk, Mrs. Hamil ton Beatty, Mrs. Helen Sprenkle and Mrs. John Ernst. The program of the East Cleve land League includes study and frequently action on national, state and local issues. In the past, this has included study of the Bricker amendment, support for calling a state constitutional convention, and support of the East Cleveland school bond issue last year. A major function of the League is to provide factual material on issues and candidates at election time as a part of its “every citi zen an informed voter” program. League plans underway include discussion meetings on the state program beginning in early Octo ber. President of the East Cleveland League is Mrs. Stuart V. Cummins, 16080 Glynn rd. commenting on ttye campaign said: “We believe we have a real contribution to make in our community, and,, we hope that the community will contribute to our work”. Former Minister I Here On Sunday Many older residents recall the' Rev. Dr. G. B. Williamson who served as pastor of The First Church of the Nazarene in East Cleveland from May 1931 to August of 1936. The Rev. Williamson left the East Cleveland church to become the president of Eastern Nazarea^e College at Wollaston, Mass., where he presided for a period of eight years. He then served as pastor of The First Church of the Naza rene at Kansas City, Mo., from which pastorate he was elected to his present office of General Superintendent. He serves as sec retary of the Board of five and together with them shares global responsibility for the denomina tion. The Rev. Williamson has recent ly made a world wide tour. He will be speaking at the 10:45 a. m. Sunday service at The First Church of the Nazarene, Hayden ave. at Claiborne rd. The music will be directed by
Prof. Vesy Stemm and the pastor will conduct the service. The eve ning service is held at 7:30 p. m. Miss JoAnn Greenwood is nice ly settled in Denver, Colo., where she is employed as a dental hygien ist. Miss Greenwood was graduated from Northwestern University in June. She has enrolled for night classes in the University of I Colorado.. .Vjz I jfcfc: 'f -V- i I I i. DeMolays Centennial Installation Cleveland Chapter Order of De Molay will hold their 100th public installation of officers on Saturday evening, September 19 at 8 p.m. in the Commandery Room of the Ma sonic Temple, 3615 Euclid ave. Kelvin V. Kramp will be installed as the chapter’s 100th Master Coun cilor, Gordon Keller will be the in stalling officer as the following officers assume their stations: Councilor, Kelvin G. Kramp Sen ior Councilor, Thomas R. Wal worth Junior Councilor, Dewey O. Huston Treasurer, Anthony R. Beranek Senior Deacon, Robert Barclay Junior Deacon, Richard L. Schmoly Senior Steward, Rob ert B. Mcknight Junior Steward, David Glynn Chaplain, Richard J. Follett Sentinel, Donald Draheim Standard Bearer, Robert Kraus Almoner, David A. Whitehorn Marshal, Thomas Papouras Ora tor, Larry E. Huston First Pre ceptor, Robert Barto Second Pre ceptor, Anthony Graham Third Preceptor, Richard Moller Fourth Preceptor, Jerry D. New Fifth Preceptor, William Ruff Sixth Preceptor, George Huston and Seventh Preceptor Joseph Phillips. Mr. Walter Clauss will be the organist and Miss Barbara Walker will be the soloist. The DeMolay tribute to mother hood will be repsented by Robert F. Heidinger. Cleveland Chapter is the second oldest Chapter in the state and the first to install its 100th Master Councilor. The Chaper is endeav oring to contact all of its past i Master Councilors in order to have' them in attendance but due to so many changes of address it is dif ficult to contact them all. Any Past Master Councilor reading this is asked to contact Howard W. Smart at KE. 1-7306. The public is invited. Refresh ments will be served. New Proprietors Sigmund Dozier and Matteo Mar tello have assumed management of an old established food business in East Cleveland, the Stanwood Market at 15104 Euclid, comer of Stanwood. These boys have many years of experience in meat and grocery, produce and related items to give you good food at reasonable prices. Stop in and see them. They de liver, too. Phone number is GL. 1-8727. Dorothy Nossett Returns to YW Here The many East Cleveland friends of Miss Dorothy Nossett will wel come her back to the Greater Cleveland YWCA. Miss Nor—tt served as executive of the 1—it Cleveland Center from 1937 to 1945 when she went to Iowa to become area secretary on the national sup port staff in the Central Region. Returning to the Greater Cleve land offices, Miss Nossett will as sist the executive director, Miss Mildred Esgar in working with the corps volunteers. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence G. Smith of 1350 Elwood rd. took a plane to New York City to see their new grandson, Michael Joseph. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. C. G. Smith jr.» former Clevelanders. Service For Rev. Uphoff Are Tonight Funeral services will be held at 8 o’clock tonight in Phillips Avenue Presbyterian Church for the con gregation’s pastor, the Rev. Dud ley F. Uphoff, who died Tuesday in Mount Sinai Hospital. He under went surgery there recently. The church is located at East 125th st. and Phillips ave. Rev. Uphoff had been pastor at the Phillips Avenue church just four years, coming there on Sep tember 15th, 1949. He was born in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, 49 years ago was graduated from the University of Wisconsin and pre pared for his chosen career at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. His first charge was at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Rockford, Ill., after which he served the First Church in Green Bay, Wis., before coming to East Cleveland. He was a member of the East Cleveland Ministerial Association and served on the board of the Cleveland Presbytery. Surviving are his wife, Lois a son, Dudley F., jr. a daughter, Mary Lois, and a brother, Willard Uphoff. Great Books To Start Study At Library Oct. 5 The East Cleveland Library re ports this year’s beginning Great Books Group will hold its first session on Monday evening, Oc tober 5th, and will meet regularly every other week. Forty members will be accepted. Those interested are invited to register now at the Library. The names of the leaders will be announced later. Eighteen great books will be dis cussed, including Plato’s Apology, The Confessions of St. Augustine, Machiavelli’s Prince, Rousseau’s Social Contract, The Communist Manifesto, and eleven others equally important. “Members of Great Books Group have always found the discussions rewarding,” says Miss Sarah E. Miller, librarian. They develop more worthwhile reading interests, read more understandingly, and think more clearly. They make good friends. People often say, This is the only place where I ever hear conversation about ideas'”. Proof of the strong hold the Great Books Program has on its membership is the continuing in terest shown. The East Cleveland Library will have six groups dur ing the 1953-54 season: the first, second, third, fifth, sixth and eighth years. See Yourself In Picnic Films At City's Two Movies East Clevelanders who attended the Community Picnic at Euclid Beach Park September 2nd, will have the opportunity of seeing themselves and their friends in ac tion, it has been announced by the East Cleveland Picnic Committee. Movies prepared under the spon sorship of the Committee by the Shaw-Hayden and Wind-A-Meer Theatres, including all the exciting events of East Clevelands biggest gathering of the year, will be shown at the Shaw-Hayden The atre starting tonight through Sat urday and at the Wind-A-Meer Theatre Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, September 23, 24 and 25. The theatres have announced that the Picnic Films will be shown along with their regular programs. Name Local Pastor To Bible Institute Donald B. Woodby, pastor of the Hayden Avenue Baptist Church, has been appointed director of the Baptist Bible Institute of Cleve land. The Baptist Bible Institute ,since its founding in 1942, has been a training school for pastors, mis sionaries, and Sunday school teach ers. In the past the school has been held in the Hough Avenue Baptist Church, but due to the burning of that church, the new location will be the Brookside Bap tist Church, 3420 Henninger rd. Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7 to 9:45. Last year the enrollment was well over 100 and a good attendance is expected again this year. Rev. Woodby has pastured the Hayden church for three years, and resides with his family at 1622 Elsinore ave z. a. Experienced Shaw Eleven Is Host To West Friday Night Winners of five contests in nine games last year, the East Cleve landers are blessed with the good fortune of playing at home for five consecutive weeks—except for an open date October 9th, this season. After Friday’s opener against the strong West Senate Cowboys, Shaw will get ready for Collinwood High in their annual neighborhood tussle which is next Friday, Sep tember 25th. Coach Cawrse is well satisfied with the performance of his charges to date despite the fact that the starting squad is made up practically of all seniors. “Last year we were somewhat inexperienced but gained confi dence in winning more than we lost,” said Cawrse, “and we all hope that this is the year-we can be in the thick of the Lake Erie League title chase.” The 1952 Cardinals won three and lost three in league action. Returning lettermen who have pleased the Card’s coach include: Dick Kohagen, 155-pound senior and Bob Cathcart, a 170-pound senior, both of whom are ends. The tackles include seniors Dick Del essandro and George Kalas, 215 and 235 pounds respectively. Ex perienced guards, both tipping the scales around 170, are Bob Morri son and Tom Lowery. Monogram wearers in the backfield are Bill Whitacre, 175-pound quarterback, who will handle the kicking and passjpg chores in addition to set ting up the offensive attack Derry Clay, 170, Jay Hunton, the only junior, 160, and Jack Hanson, 155, are battling for halfback posts while Dick Follett’s 205 pounds makes him a good bet to be back at fullback for this season. Non-lettermen seeking starting 4/^ Z-Wfe- Thanks to the personal interest of three Shaw High School 1953 gradautes, the school’s last year Foster Parent Plan orphan in France, will continue to be their chosen responsibility for another year. In making plans for a summer abroad, Al Singerman, Ron Isaac son and Budd Lemmerman made arrangements to visit their Shaw protege, Maryvonne Foussard, 8. Loaded with gifts, including much soap, the boys were given a royal welcome by Maryvonne, her mother and 19-year-old sister who live in two small rooms in a fourth floor flat on the outskirts of Paris. Two brothers are now in mountain rest —tip —d the three at home are un__r ol—rvation, all under the Foster Parent Plan Agency. Because of this ill health, none of the older memb i are physicr” av’* to work, ine $15 which L.-4W —ds them each month is their one source of income. It is. CALL NEWS i to PO. 1-3378 “Shaw should have a good season in 1953 on the gridiron.” These are the words of Coach Bob Cawrse who will send an all-veteran squad onto the field tomorrow night (Friday) when the Cardinals are host to West High in a non-league contest due to get underway at 8:15 p. m. at Shaw Stadium. berths include: Rollie Remley, 185, and John Borthwick, 175, at center Richard Barber, 185, good tackle material Nick Bucceri, 160, and Henry Fisher, 180, guards junior Jim Leach, 165, end, and Dale Partch, 160, a senior halfback can didate. Assisting Coach Cawrse are Grant Kibbel and Robert McGraw while Phil Worchester and Wayne Caroff are guiding the JV squad. Although nothing new has been added at Shaw Stadium, athletic Director Robert Louis reports that fans will have several surprises in store for them as the season pro gresses. First of all, the Shaw Majorettes are due to be decked out in new uniforms, maybe for Friday’s game, if not, then for sure in the Collinwood-Shaw con test. Something entirely new is due to be unveiled by the Shaw cheer leaders. Lillian Barbey and Char lene Hall, two of the leaders, went to Syracuse, Indiana this past sum mer to attend a special cheerlead ing school and brought back new gimmicks, new yells and new tech niques. The complete schedule after Fri day’s opener is as follows: Sept. 25th Collinwood Oct. 2nd Parma Oct. 9th Op^w Oct. 16th Euclid Oct. 23rd __ -_________ Shaker Oct. 30th____ At Toledo Libby Nov. 6th—Cleveland Heights Nov. 13th---------- At Lakewood Tickets are now on sale at Koenig’s, Superior and Euclid Wuertz, Shaw and Hayden Stone brakers, Noble rd. Special seaso nticket books, in suring same seats for every game, are on sale at Shaw High. Stadium box office opens at 7 p. m., game time, 8:15 for all games. Shaw Grads Do Good Turn For Foster French Orphan k O’1 4 t, & »■:.? V v z i Br distributed through the agency which provides $8 in food and $7 in cash for all other needs. There was no hesitation on the part of the three “brothers” from Shaw in pleading Maryvonne’s case before the Student Council Tues day. The boys are already collect ing warm substantial clothing and other articles to send to Mary vonne and her family, before they are off for their respective col leges. They describe Maryvonne as “a darling” who ♦'•tew her arms about them and thi_ :ed them over and over for their help! “One just can’t imagine a fam ily living on eo little," a Al, “r“J to think there —e l«u0 of th., little orphans be_^ cared for in France alone." The boys agree that Foster Par ent Plan is doing a big job and doing it well. They also agr*~ that America is surely the lu_d of plenty.