wmumrump & k 4 Mail Addresses RiishiHss:R14 E.I5?ndSt. Phoiip Glenville 1-4383 Mews: 14600 Euclid Ave. Apt 30? Annual Open House at Shaw High School will be held Thursday, October 22nd. Invitations to this important school event were mail ed this week to the parents of each Shaw pupil. To this invita tion Mr. Wayne C. Blough, prin cipal at Shaw, adds a special in vitation to the parents of pupils new to Shaw this year to come to Open House. “Come and see the facilities which Shaw offers, and meet the teachers who will be your boy’s or your girl’s teachers this year, says Mr. Blough. Parents will be greeted by members of the Student Council who will direct them to their son’s or daughter’s Home Room. During this Home Room period, which will be followed by five 15-minute periods, the parents will have the opportunity to meet the Home Room teacher, and listen to a PA broadcast. Exchange Club Plans For 25th Anniversary The East Cleveland Exchange Club will celebrate its 25th anni versary at a dinner meeting on November 14th, 1953 at the Carter Hotel. Dr. Richard Watkins, presi dent of the club, announced that representatives from the National Dr. Richard Watkins Exchange Club, from the Ohio State Exchange Clubs and from w the individual Exchange Clubs in Cuyahoga County are expected to attend. The East Cleveland Club formed in 1928, has been active in Com munity and Civic affairs through out its entire existence. It has pro moted “Sunshine Specials,” an aa nual Childrens’ Christmas Party, and for the past five years has sponsored and promoted a Class Basket Ball League. The Ex change Club Bowling League, now in its 17th year of operation, is another regular annual activity of the organization.. At the Anniversary banquet, charter members of the original club will receive special recognition. The East Cleveland Community Council got off to a good start for another season by hearing local candidates and discussing state and county issues, and the proposed sdbway for Greater Cleveland. East Cleveland will receive the greatest benefit from the Rapid and the subway, in the opinion of City Manager Charles A. Carran. Mr. Carran explained that to distribute the rapid traffic, four other sta tions are planned clockwise east and counter-cldckwise, west, from the terminal. The transportation cost, he said, is relatively low due to the early investment of the VanSweringens. He added that the county commissioners will wait for the engineers’ recommendation be fore taking action on the subway. Operation Safety & 1953 I 39 Deathless Days «A8T CLEVElANfi, LIBRAS v 14101 Euclid Be sure your number isn't here avenue s Volume No. XL-No. 42 Shaw High School Holds Open House Next Wednesday The broadcast will introduce Earl Mueller, president of Shaw P.T.A., co-sponsor of Open House. Mr. Mueller will extend the offi cial welcome. Bob Catheart, presi dent of the Student Council will speak for the students, and Mr. Blough will speak for the faculty for a warm welcome to the parents. Then will begin a treak through the corridors and tunnels, up and down the stairways, as the parents follow through their own child’s daily schedule at Shaw, meeting each teacher in turn. They will terminate this jaunt in the cafe teria where PTAers will serve re freshments. In addition to visiting the regu lar classrooms, the parents will have the opportunity to drop in on other rooms during the “Study Hall” period in their schedule. Dads may prefer to see the Mechanical Drawing, Woodwork ing or Machine shops. Mom may want to take a peek in at the Food kitchen, the sewing room or the weaving comer. All the science laboratories will be open. There will be an exhibit in the art room. The Library will be open, inviting folks to enter. Modem business machines may be viewed in the Commercial Depart ment. The Physical Education program at Shaw is being stepped up this year with the new Shaw Gym fa cilities available. Every Shaw pupil now* participates in this broadened program. There will be activity in the pool with the boys there at 7:30 and the girls donning swim suits for an 8:30 demonstra tion. Across the way the new Shaw Gym will be another busy spot with a full activity program by the girls at 7:30 and by the boys at 8:30 p. m. The Choir and Orchestra will also participate in the Open House. Mrs. William Borthwick, Shaw PTA Membership Chairman, will have her committee members asigned to tables arranged “here' and there in the corridors, to make it easy for parents to sign up and pay their fifty cent membership fee. This year, as in previous years, Shaw Open House is expected attract the biggest attendance any school event of the year. Nela Park Diamond Jubilee Party Today The program this afternoon in cludes songs of 75 years ago by the GE Barbershop Lamplighters and the presence of Jane Froman, radio and television star. W. H. Robinson, jr., public rela tions manager, is serving as “em ___ cee. Police Meet Tonight The Fraternal Order of Police and Police Associates will meet tonight in the home of East Cleve land Post 163 American Legion, 15544 Euclid ave. The hour is 8:30 p. m. Rapid And Subway Proposals On Community Council Discussion Phelps Cunningham commented on the gradual rise in possible costs of the subway while holding that distribution is needed for the traf fic which Rapid Transit will bring into the terminal. He questioned if 13th st. was far enough for the subway to function. He commented that public relations have been weak and the commissioners un sure on the subject Local recreation came in for a lively discussion. There was a variance of opinion as to whether recreation should be a joint pro gram by the city and schools, or be the problem of one or the other. In answer to a question about the subway actually taking cars the street, Mr. Carran said search figures give a “Yes” swer to the question. Remember Colonel On 85th Birthday The day didn’t Idok too promising to Harry Watson, 85, patient in Euclid-Glyenville Hospital. The last of his family, and with most of his close friends gone or too distant, his 85th birthday would be just another day. But it wasn’t. Neighbors from his home at 1831 Stanwood rd. remem bered. Nurses, when they heard about the birthday, got busy. They came for an afternoon party with gifts and, best of all, a lovely birthday cake. Now as CoL Watson counts tax stamps for crippled children’s re lief during his hospital hours, he thinks back on his lovely birthday, November 11th. Col. Watson served in the Spanish American War and World War I. Kick-Off For Chest Drive Is Tonight Robert R. Stratton, Sr., Area Chairman for the Community Chest Metropolitan Division today announced that all three sections in this area will have a combined meeting tonight, October 15th, at Shaw High School cafeteria at 6:30 p. m. The sections included in this East Cleveland area meeting are: Section 32, Paul Broer, chair man Section 33, William Cumler, chairman, and Section 34, Jack Gayer, chairman. Two hundred volunteers will meet to complete plans for the solicitation of area residents dur ing the 36th annual Red Feather appeal, October 19th-29th. The Metropolitan Division must raise $476,739 of the Community Chest total goal of $7,385,000. in this short ten-day campaign. Featured speaker will be James S. Wattenmaker, jr., a public rela tions counsel and member of the Citizen’s League, who has been active in Chest campaigns since his return to Cleveland in 1947. Under a new systeih of sponsor ship, Stratton Motors Inc., as a member of the Cleveland Automo bile Dealers Association will pick up the check for the dinner meet ing. This new system of sponsor ship will have automobile dealers from many sections in all of Greater Cleveland helping in this way, in addition to, their regular gifts, to make thd 1953 campaign a success. to' of Hold Youths In Market Hold-Up ▼ice Donald L. Millham, G.E. president and general manager of the company’s lamp division, will give a talk today as ’2000 General Electric employees at Nela Park participate in a mass celebration of the company’s diamond jubilee. off re an- Support of the county welfare levy was urged by Mr. Carran. Speaking their allotted five min utes were the following candidates: For Board of Education, 2 to elect: Incumbents George Nelson and Mrs. Miriam Morgan Mrs. Harriet B. Baldau. City Commissioners, all unop posed: Richard S. Horan, Frank Fellows, Paul W. Broer, Walter H. Sutter. For Constable: 2 to elect: Red ward J. Friel. The other candidate, Victor M. Spohn was not present. For Justice of the Peace, one to elect: Russell M. Riegler. Traced through the license num ber of their automobile, two Cleve land youths admitted holding up the St. Clair Fruit Market, 10813 St. Clair ave., N.E. Saturday eve ning, October 10th, according to police. When one of the boys held a gun to her, Mrs. Rose Doehring, 43, screamed. This brought Rocco Samuels, 50, store owner, to the front of the store just as the boys emptied the cash register of $80 and fled in their auto. Samuels got the license number as the car sped away. Police found the boys, both 18, soon after at their homes. Alumni Reports On Two Dances The third annual Shaw Alumni dance is now history, but another success was marked up. On a cold rainy night, 547 of the faithful had a gala time at Mentor. Dr. Martin Loftus, who has been the one person responsible for the dances plans another one for next year on the first Saturday after Labor Day. Marty is trying to establish a fund of at least $1,000 before a definite plan is set up to permit Shaw graduates that are in or be yond their Junior year of college to borrow if they need help. The fund, under the trusteeship of Marty Loftus, John Walworth and James Bernier, now amounts to $490.88 and is on deposit in the East Cleveland Savings and Loan Company. Profit from 1952 Dance__ $218.25 Interest------------------------ 3.63 Profit from 1953 Dance__ 269.00 Total$490.88 Marty says—“Thanks to those who attended and we’ll see you next year. Have a good time for ourselves and be ready to lend a helping hand to a Shatf grad if he needs it.” Cyclist Hurt Frank B. Reeee, jr., 24, of 2085 Coventry rd. sustained injuries Saturday when his motorcycle is said to have overturned on Stan wood rd., throwing him to the pavement. He was treated and re leased at Huron Road HospitaL & East Cleveland Leader Published In Conlimctkm with The SCOOP In Northeast Cleveland and The News-Toumal In Euclid Published In Conjunction with The SCOOP In Northeast Cleveland and The News-Journal In Euclid Thursday October 15, 1953 East Cleveland, Ohio For Safer Driving One of the reasons why accident rate among driver education trained young people is 50 per cent less than among the group of young people to have scanty if any training while learning to drive an Judd Speaker At Windermere On Wednesday The concluding speaker for the Windermere Methodist Church “Learning to Live” series on Wed nesday, October 21st will be Dr. Walter H. Judd, Congressman from Minnesota since 1942. the the Dr. Judd’s topic will follow series theme “The Role of Church in World Affairs”. the Persons desiring to attend dinner to be served at 6:30 p. m. may make reservations through the church office no later than next Monday. The speaking program starts at 7:30 p. m. Dr. Judd is a nationally recog nized authority on United States foreign policy. He is a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and chairman of the Subcotnmit tee on the Far East and the Pacific. He is a close advisor to the De partment of State with emphasis on policy in the Far East. Having lived in China as a medical missionary for 10 years, Dr. Judd is one of the few mem bers of Congress who can speak with personal knowledge and un impeachable authority of the sin ister significance of what, is now happening in Asia and the Pacific. When he talks about Chinese com munism it is from personal ex perience as far back as 1930. Dr. Judd campaigned for an international peace organization four years prior to the founding of the U.N. He fathered the U.S. Philippine Mutual Security Pact and was a delegate to signing that pact and Defense Pacts with Aus tralia and New Zealand. He has made five trips to Europe and Three to the Far East to report to Congress. Library Features Western Slides Mr. C. W. Coppersmith has made a hobby for several years past of taking color slides of beautiful places, mostly in the West. He will show some of these pictures at the East Cleveland Library Thurs day evening, October 22, at eight o’clock. All are invitde. Two movies about the Great Lakes region will be shown at the East Cleveland Public Library on Wednesday evening, October 21st, at 8 p.m. “Great Lakes: Highway Of Com merce” describes the resources found in the Great Lakes area, the unique transportation system that moves these resources, and the way in which the Lakes affect man’s well-being and prosperity. “Thundering Waters” points out the glacial relationship of Niagara Falls in the topography of the Great Lakes Region and portrays the many points of interest which have drawn innumerable sight seers to this area. “High Over The Border” is the story of birds mak ing their annual migrations from North America to South America and return.
automobile, is the scientific testing of the student as certain phases of instruction are reached in the course. In this picture Earl Driscoll, assistant Safety Director of the Cleveland Automobile Club is test ing students in the Driver Educa tion class at Shaw High School. Shown with Mr. Driscoll, who is second from the left, are: Joyce Dunlap, Darlene Mapes, Joanne Baker, Dick Knott, Carol Neylans, Roy Meyenberg and Elizabeth Hun sicker. This special equipment tests the students ability in the following highly important factors to becom ing a safe driver: 1. Visual Acuity. The student’s ability to see in normal daylight. 2. Night vision. The student’s ability to see at night. 3. Adaptation to glare. 4. Field of vision. 5. Brake reaction time. 6. Ability to judge distance. 7. Color blindness. Where a physical disability is found, points out Mr. Driscol, a compensating factor it suggested. For instance, if a student is slow to react, he is advised to compen sate by driving more slowly. In a case where a driver is unable to judge distances with reasonable accuracy, he is advised to always allow more distance than is needed to compensate. George Todd, instructor for the Shaw Driver Education class says other tests will be given from time to time, each student being given them as a regular procedure along with instruction. School Board Endorses Ohio Board Plan The East Cleveland Board of Education at its meeting Monday night passed a resolution favoring the proposal to set up a state board of education in Ohio. The proposal will come before the Ohio electors at the November election. Ohio is one of four states which do not have a state board of educa tion. It has a director of educa tion, appointed by the governor and all schools come under his jurisdic tion, explained Dr. O. J. Korb, superintendent of schools who pre sented the resolution. Dr. Korb said that no procedure for such a board had been de termined as yet, and the legis lature would have. to decide how the board is to be formed, the num ber of members and the length of terms, etc. Adding spice to the routine agenda before the board was the presence of representatives from all but one of the city's PTA units. They informed the board they were present to take back to their respective units the information gained, and to serve as a laison between the board and the units. President George Nelson, speak ing for the board, bid the guests welcome and invited them to at tend all meetings. When asked about a report from the recent PTA convention, the board was told thatt he cal was for more teachers. The convention also endorsed Amendment No .2. Three Stanwood rd. residents wrote their objection to the placing of a backstop in the Shaw Gym Prospect playground, abutting their properties to the rear. They were Mrs. M. F. McFetridge, 1839 Mrs. George J. Wagner, 1835 and Mrs. G. Frank Herrick, 1843 Stan wood. The board granted to the Cale donia Branch Library the use of the Caledonia School parking lot should it be needed for meetings which might be held in the pro posed addition to the library Cleve land Heights requires the parking permit along with its building and zoning requirements for the addi tion. The library plans adding a Children’s room to the branch. Dr. Korb reported that 16 of the 23 teachers new to the system this year are beginning their teaching career here. N. F. Leist, assistant to the superintendent reported the t—ns fer of Domenic Devito from a st ant custodian at Superior school to the post of school gardener. Calls of the square dance will again echo in the gym at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15837 Euclid ave., this Friday, October 16, at 8 p.m. Hank Bennetts, caller, pianist and fiddler will set the stage for the Kentucky running step and the do-si-do. Tickets can be obtained at the door. Proceeds go to build a scholarship fund to send choir boys to camp this summer. The public is invited. Ober Retires As C.E.I. Officer To End Long Career Dean C. Ober, senior vice presi dent of The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, will retire effective Sunday, October 11, the anniversary of his 40th year of continuous service. Mr. Ober joined the company in 1912, the year be fore he was graduated from Case Institute of Technology with a B.S. degree in electrical engineer- -,-a The Ober family for three gen erations has owned and operated the Ober Manufacturing Company, a Chagrin Falls landmark since the early 1870’s. St. Pauls To Give Thanks For Harvest Harvest Festival, an annual serv ice for more than 20 years, will again be celebrated at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. The date is Sunday, October 18, at 8 p.m. With songs of praise and prayers of thanksgiving, the church mem bers will render thanks to God for the plenteous harvest. The church itself will be decorated with myriad types of produce ranging from corn shocks to piumpkins as a very real reminder of God’s blessing on the land. The Choir of Men and Boys from Christ Episcopal Church, Shaker Heights, will join voices with St. Paul’s Choir of Men and Boys in singing “I Will Give Thanks” (Gardner Evans) and “Praised Be tiie Lord” (Everett Titcomb.) The Rev. Charles H. Evans, a former member of the parish and now assistant at St. Mark’s Church returns to preach the sermon. Paul Allen Beymer, organist and choirmaster of Christ Church, will direct the joint choirs. Warren Miller, assistant organist and choir master of Christ Church, Will play the organ preludes and postludes, and Edwin Anderson, director of music at St. Paul’s, vrill be at the console for the service. The public is cordially invited. A decorating party of the church for the festival is scheduled for-2 p.m. Saturday, October 17. All perishable produce will be sent to St. John’s Episcopal Orphanage, Painesville, Ohio, and canned goods and other staples will be sent to St. Barnabas Home, Northeast, Pennsylvania. British Daughters Hold English Faire Daughters of the British Em pire invite the public to their Coro nation OMe Eng” Faire at Hotel C—veland, Sat—Jay, Octo ber 24th beginning at 2 p. m. Luncheon, afternoon tea and high tea will be served, to accom date all guer*- who in to •"-.^•■re the vai is pas ss, ja and other iten a for sale during the afternoon and evening. ‘TT5SSS8HHI 13,750 Circulation Guaranteed It's Swing Your Pardner Once Again WO a .^7*-’^ !. z: 1 a: ing. He held a series of ranking positions, including executive en gineer, vice president, and execu tive vice president, before being elected senior vice president in April of this year (1953). Among his many engineering contributions to the Illuminating Company and the electric util ity industry was the develop ment and installation in 1924 of the first 66,000-volt cable ever used, thereby paving the way for long-range high-voltage transmis sion of large blocks of electric power. Born in Chagrin Falls, he resides at 1836 Sheldon rd., East Cleveland. Date Set: Audition Blanks Are Available East Cleveland Kiwanis Club to day announces plans for its Fourth Annual Talent Show, that snappy revue put on annually at Kirk Jr. High School. The date of the revue is Friday, November 20th. Chairman for this year’s show is C. S. Stonebraker, with Al Huber, the 1952 talent director, moved up as co-chairman. Herbert Stoker is handling the advertising and the program while Dr. Louis Edwards is ticket chairman. This year’s talent director is Dr. Sam Martini, who announces that the application blank for audition requests will be found in today’s issue of the East Cleveland Leader. All Jioung persons, 19 years of age or undpr, who desire to audi tion for a spot on this gay revue, are asked to fill out the blank to day and mail it to the East Cleve land Talent Show Committee, Box Reading Club Has 50th Anniversary The fiftieth anniversary of the East Cleveland Reading Circle was appropriately observed on Octo ber 12th in a special program held in the home of s. A. J. Sperry, 21204 Hallworth rd., Beechwood. Mrs. George Maxim was program leader for the happy day. The Circle honored six charter members who were instrumental in founding the club in 1904. They are: Mrs. Sperry, Mrs. C. R. Bis sell, Mrs. Wm. A. Davis, Mrs. H. W Ward, Mrs F. Burgess and Mrs. W. H. Nicklas Under the theme for the day, “Memories”, Mrs. Davis corre lated the early history of East Cleveland with the early history of the Reading Circle. She also ventured the prophecy that many members would join in celebrating the club’s 75th year. Each charter member contri buted some interesting memories and was presented with a corsage of golden flowers tied with golden ribbon for their constant interest during the years. Entertain Husbands The members of Hilltop Garden Club welcome their husbands to the annual “Mr. and Mrs..” Night, Wednesday, October 21st, at Cale donia School at 8:00 p. m. John L. Harper, geologist, will speak on the subject, “Digging for Dia monds.” Nine o’clock will be coffee time. Mrs. William Jones is chairman of hostesses. Serving on her com mittee are Mrs. John R. Colville, Mrs. Wenner R. Funk, Mrs. Walter H.Nehr, Mrs. Joseph A. Siegman, Mrs. William Schlipf, Mrs. Rex ford A. Nichols, Mrs. Roy Miller and Mrs. Leonard S. Platt. Men's Night At Gym Any member of the sterner sex who desires a weekly work-out will find everything from ping-pong and volleyball to checkers and television every Thursday evening at the Windermere Methodist Church gymnasium. A special attraction will be Howard Bright with the latest in golf instructions. All men are welcome at 7:30 p. m. Giving to the Community Chest will be regular procedure for to day’s Shaw High School students when they get out into the world on their own. They will have learned all about campaigning and the joy of sharing right at Shaw, where they have their own Wel fare program. Shaw Student Council is launch ing its annual Welfare Fund Cam paign with a kick-off assembly next Monday morning. The cam paign runs all week. The goal is $1160. On the Kick-off program will be Bob Cathcart, St—’mt C“ncil President Bill Wh__ere, E„aw’s representative in the Student Speaker Division of the Greater Cleveland Comm *ty Ch 1 —mpaign, and «-..er SL-./ f—J airmen. A feature will be a visit from Dick L. Kroesen, chairman of the Ohio March of Dimes campaign cor—nittee. -ais is the only in the school year that the i its are asked for money for welfare purpose” states Harorn Naragon, CALL NEWS to PO. 7-3378 Kiwanis Talent Show i 2402, East Cleveland 12. Dr. Mar tini or some member of his com mittee will telephone the applic and assign them their audits time. In a statement, Chairman Stone braker said: “This show is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club for two reasons. (1) It gives encouragement to our young people of talent by provid ing them an opportunity to per form before the public. (2) The project provides funds to assist the club in carrying on its program of assistance to boys and girls and the'support of worthwhile projects in the community.” Mr. Stonebraker adds that the club hopes the merit of the show project will appeal to talented in dividuals and groups, and to the public, thus lending their support to the show and its merited two fold purpose. ■ML Ml w IM MMJ wl w J* C. S. Stonebraker According to the chairman, sev eral other service clubs in the Greater Cle*'.’ind area have copied the East C.—eland Kiwanis id“^ and their communities have giv ■. them encouragement through a big entry list and large audience at tendance. The 17 acts which made up last year’s program were selected after auditioning 80 applications. Auditions will begin just as soon as the application blanks start roll ing in. It is suggested that applicants brush up their techniques, and be ready to audition at the time as signed to them. Insofar as possible, the audition will be made to ac commodate the applicant, especially when it includes a number of per sons. Publicity Chairman Bob Stratton, jr., will report next week on the number of applications received to press time. Welsh Club Faggot Supper Announced Reservations for the annual “faggot” supper sponsored by the Women’s Welsh Club of East Cleveland are now being received by Mrs. Harry Pottenger, RE. 1-4258. The dinner will be served in Welsh Presbyterian Church, Wade Park and Addison aves. on Saturday, October 24th from 5:30 to 7:00. Proceeds go to the Welsh Home for the aged in Rocky River. Shaw Opens All-Charity Fund Campaign Monday: Polio Call Is Friday Eve Student Council faculty advisor. “The total contribution received in the campaign is allocated to the agencies whose calls for funds come during the school year. There is reserved also a certain amount to be used in the event of an emergency, such as the Flood Disaster call of last year.” The polio fund proportionment, explains Mr. Naragon is all the money garnered in by the students at the football game each year. The tomorrow night game be tween Shaw and Euclid at Sh 1 Studium is “Polio Fund” Fans will be asked to conti ite. The entire collection is earmarked “Polio Gift”. Other funds sharing in the Welfare Campaign are: G: Cleveland Community Chest, Heart id, Ci er Fund, Society tov —’ed tildren t-J C—" 1 t. ma ealaT The $180 allocated to i ool’s foi French War or pn*n is inclui*® Each Home »m MnreMmtaf^ to the S’-u: 1 8' ,-i-i the Welfare Ft Cam] maa for that zvoar a c--.