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I , 2 S STEEL CITY PRESS VOLUME 1, NUMBER 34 I.A(‘KAVVANNA, N. Y WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1947 15 EIGHT PAGES HANS MADE FOR OPENING NlGHT SCHOOLS KC PARTY DRAWS RECORD CROWD THREE MAJORS NAMED TO HEAD COMMUNITY CHEST -CAMPAIGN DIVISIONS legion Post 63 Elects O'Hara Commander In a spirited election held at the club rooms Monday evening, new officers were chosen by members of Post 63, American Legion. For commander, Edward O'Hara, principal of the Wilson Elementary School, was elect- ed. Vice-commanders chosen were Joseph Keating,_Thomns McGinlcy, and Stanley Janus. Other officers named were: ad- jntant, Thaddeus Balbierz; fin- ancial officer, Thomas McNa~ mam; Sr. Financial Secrettiry, Harry Minich; Chaplain, Paul McClure; Sgt. at Arms, Walter Jonak; Historian, Jacob Fisch- er; Board of Directors, William Cavonaugh Si-., Robert Avery. New delegates to the county council are: Jacob Fischer, Ed- mund Hughes, Neil McGarx'ity, Joseph Me.-Cann, Stephen Ryska. The alternates , are: Horace Bodge, William Hope, Paul Mc- Clure. William Rude, Joseph Scahill, Frank Tomaka. AT SOUTH SHORE Many Cosmos To 30 Of- fond by Adult Education Department; Survey of Courses Desired Icing Made. Schwod Wins Knights of Cohunbus Golf Chum- pionloip by Defeating» G'Niol, 1 up. Agoncios which Iono lockuwunna‘ Rosi- donts Arc listod; Acfivo Campaign Organi- zation Icing Formod. Sundny afternoon the largest- crowd ever to attend a picnic at the South Shore Golf Club con- verged on that spot. The occasion was the Knights of Columbus sm- nual Workers Party, a means by which the local council honors those who use so much time and effort to make the annual lawn tutu a success. Julius lode, dwinnan of District J (Lackawunnu) in the I947 Communiiy Chest Campaign which will In conduciod from October 6 lo the 22nd, roconliy announced the cppoinimont of three maiovs who will hood the Nine main sedions in tho drive for funds to supporl 40 Community Chest Agenda. Adults in Lackawmma are being mu-ll an opportunity to continue an-Ir education by enrolling in the nvclllllg schools. This program is ~.;_mnsored by the local Board of I-:.lucution with financial support o.-xuugz from the State and the ;--h._\ set by the Legislature. The l). ;uu~I.ment of Adult Education in I... kuwnnna anticipates a large om -llment and is ready to develop a wmprehensive programs for all adult residents of Lackawanna. lvh Leo A. Joyce, Superintendent or akhools, stated that the public l‘x‘l.\l|L\nS values alone are worth exlru effort in offering evening Nurses. The opening date for regu- lnr evening classes is scheduled for Monday, October 6, 1947. All in- terested people are asked to check Major of the business and induaa try organization is Jucob Wein- stein, 154 Ridge Rd.. prominent local businessman. Major of the residential section is Mrs. Joseph F‘. Schwed. 16 Fisher Rd.. who suc- cessfully headed the Women's Di~ vision two years ago in the Com- munity (‘host Campaign. and the Major of the Public Employes and Organizations is William A. Sari, 662 Ridge Rd.. prominent loenl nt- torney who directed the some di- vision last year. Mr. Weinstein, Mrs. Schwed and Mr. Sari are now busy building up their respective sections with volunteer workers. They will name shortly seven captains who will assist them in the task of organiz- ing strong units in the forthcoming campaign. New Firemen Appointed Although it has not been of- ficially announced, two new firemen have been appoinbed by Mayor Michaei J. Hughes and the Luckzuvanna Civil Service Commission. The appointments are Donald Burke and V. Bares. James Sbzsphens, one of the firemen appointed when the three platoon system went into effect last January, has left his job to enter the navy. Close to three hundred persons were in attendance and spent the day participating in various games and amusements. Putting contests and horse-shoe pitching were very popular, but the outstanding event of the day was the finals in the annual Knights of Columbus Golf 'I‘ou1'nament. GLAB POST NEWS After five weeks of closely fought elimination contests, Jo- seph Schwed enierged as the victor in Sunday's contest. He defeated John 0'Niel, one up in 19 holes. His score was 77. 0’Nie1 had an 80. Previously, in the semi-finals, Schwed had defeated Pat. Lolly, also 1 up in 19 holes, and O'Niel ahd defeated Jim Downey, 2-‘l. Al- together, 32 players had qualified in the qualifying round, forcing Schwed to play championship golf all along to survive. At the banquet held in the eve- ning, John Toole, chairman of the golf tournament, presented Mr. Schwed with the Knights of Col- umbus Trophy. emblematic oi his being champion of the council for 1947. The next regular meeting of the Mathew Glab Post No. 1477. Amer- ican Legion, will hold its next reg- ular meeting on Monday, Septem- ber 22, at 8:15 p. m. in post club- rooms on Ridge Road. The import- mt business of nominating officers for the ensuing year will take placeflt is hoped that the huge membership will turn out to make certain that the post will have able leadership for the coming year. NIGHT SCHOOLS (Continued on Page 3) III-TEEN PROGRAM SET FOR OCTOBER MUSICAL VARIETY SHOW STAGED BY RECREATION UNIT John Piatko, chairman of the Polish Home Association High Teen programs to be held each Thursday evening from five to eight beginning October the sec- ond. appointed the following com- mittees to assist him: sson‘~ Among the 40 agencies which benefit from this one consolidated campaign, are the following which are of benefit to the people of Laclmwanna: 40 A[em:ien—l Cunpuign A: in fitting close to all summer p.uyi:luul’ld activities, the Recre- aimxial Department under the sup- orv.sion of Director Ralph J. Gnlanll, presented its Musicnl Va- ru-iy Show, Saturday afternoon, Sow 18th, at the Lackawannn Huh School Auditorium. The show featured juvenile performers chos- en from the various playgrounds tlir-ugliout the city. Regina E. (in-r, aided by the very talented pmno player, Mrs. Ange Wilson, piuduced and directed the show. P: 21-; were awarded to each con- !~s'.m1l_. special awards were pre- Bum-d to the winners. The Gnnd Opening of the Mathew Glnb Post clubrooms will be held on Sunday, September 28, at 8:00 p. m. Refreshments, music and entertainment are on the pro- gram. A capacity crowd is expect- ed by the Commander of the Post, Victor Stachowski. Sound equipment, Chester Sze- wczyk; music and records, John Wilcrski; floor, John Kusmier- czyk; soda counter, Steve Dziech- cinrz, food counter. Mrs. Tyrpnk; door, Walter Dzicchciarz and Stan- ley Kusmierczyk: prizes, Rush Piwowarski; printing. John Rusz- czyk; advertising and publicity, Chet Struski. .. The Lackuwanna Charity 0!‘- ganization Society, 33-37 Wilkes- barre Ave., is a private organiza- tion, non-sectarian, which wu established in 1910 and incorpo- rated in 1919. The president of the organization is Dr. John D. Fadule, while the‘ Executive Secretary in Miss Grace M. Laing. The total budget for 1946 was $9,411 of which $9,224 was recoivcd from the Community Chest. Its fune- uon—In cooperation with other public and privutv sucizll zxgcnvn-s, In-lp~: bring about indivé-lu.il and family nd_yu:~'um-nts. A friendly cantor where the people of Lnckz|- wanna can foul free to come for information. udvice and help ro- gatding their family problems. Agencies Serve County AMERICA'S GREATEST TRIO HERE Bill Schweitzer, promotion man- ager of Station WEBR and Bob Wells. announcer and well known M.(‘.. Wlll be on hand October 2nd to start,‘ and record the program They mll Ilwn turn it over to Chet. Siruski who Wlll ’.\{.C. the \vev.-kly progrmns. Fvv =1. prize, Katherine and Betty Am-a Bokun. tap and toe dancing, I\v\\' Village P1ay[.:1'ound. .\'.-rand Prize, Elaine Urbnnoff, tap dancer, New Village Play- ground. Bull Stott, School 26, and Dolores l\lu;:gm of South Park High, Km}; and Queen of Buffalo Hi Teen. who recently returned from New York, will appear during the first program. 'i‘iurd prize, Sheila. Young, hula. dam‘-r, Victory playground. Fuurth prize, Daniel Mndejn, inutulor. Franklin playground. Act: in order of their appear- ance wore: Katherine and Betty Anne Bokun, Marilyn Darmsted= tar, Patricia Rak, Daniel Madejar Pal. Druzbik, Joan Carney, Sheila Y-umr. Elaine Verbzmoff, Ethel Davis. Shirley Koester, Noreen lluxtnctt. Marie Muhlbaucr and Cx“l\lll Norita. Erie County Boy Scouts: Pro- moting xmd sup:-rvisinp: Boy Scout COMMl'Nl'l‘Y CHEST l)Rl\'E (Contimxud on Page 3) A dance team, which created quitc :1 SI.‘l‘l*lll.ll)ll at the weekly High H1-on session sponsored by Station \V!'}BII‘, Ronald Oakos and Elnin Bowen, will be on hand to entertain also. Many l.«ncl<nwanna businesgnu-.n have donated valu- able pnzcs \\-hich will be given mvny during: the w->:kly programs. eth to with POST 63 DRUM CORPS OPEN HOUSE PARTY ANNOUNCES FIRST Comnmnder Nelson Rt-ed nu- nounccd that tlw Post 63 Drum Corps will hold its first of a series of Open House Parties on Saturday cvoninm Soptomlmr 27. at “emo- riul Hall. Tlnro will be dancing, rofroslnuents, and fine entertain- mnnt. The Drum Corps has just concluded an very busy and success- ful pnrudo season. winding up with llw mammoth parade in New York (‘ity at the Legion National Con- vonlion. --1:‘ 'n KONDOR APPOINTED CAMPAIGN MANAGER The Liberal Party of Luckn- wnnnu held I meeting Thursday night at 8:00 o'clock at the Luckn- Wnnna Hotel. William Kondor was lmminted campaign manager for WW J. Janiga for Mayor, and the cum.» Liberal Party Slate. Assist- im! 13 Constantino Novclli. Guest Sn--nker for the night was Mr. Ed- Wnvl Mcllale, Upstate Director for the Liberal Party. The meet- ilk was called by Vincent Dnless- |N|I‘n_. Liberal Party City Chair- man of Lackawnnna. Famous N.B.C. and Recording muelical combination appearing hare today SCHOOLMASTERS TO MEET AT SOUTH SHORE TOMORROW Mr. and Mrs. Jack L. and Dolores Morgan, owners of the Morgan Electric Company, present under the auspices of their Record De- partment Manager, John Gnlins Jr., Ameriea’s Favorites, The 'l‘hree Sons. The trio will appear in person here at the Morgan Store located at 215 Ridge Road, this afternoon at 4 P. M. Every- one is invited to see and meet this famous coast-to-coast trio, who will autograph Albums and records for the people who are lucky enough to get within seeing dis- tance of the boys. The Three Suns who are presently appearing nite—- ly at the Town Casino; have brok- en all attendance records there, as ‘fact which seems to be the use wherever the Artists appear. they will be neat an r - ~’ for their lovely recording of “Twi- light \I‘imc.\' ii disc which is near- ing the 2 million mark in sales. More recently their platter, “I-\cg 0’ My Heart\ has been listed in Billboard as Number 1, for “records most played on the air.” After eight successful years at the Pieczulilly Circus Bar in New York City, the Three Suns are im- proving‘ with the years, and the numerous guest appearances they have made concede that they are growing in popularity. Soon they will go on tour and new records will be shattered throughout the country. The newest Three Suns Album is now on sale at the store. Here are tunes that they broadcast over the air from coast-to-coast nitoly for your listening and dan- -. pleura. The fnrsl. meeting of the Luckn- wunnn Se.hoolnu\sters Association for the current season will be held at the Suulh Shore Country Club on Thursday, September 18. ~\I‘hc opening round of the Asso- ciation Open ( in golf will be playvd that afternoon. Gulf chz\irnu\n John Toole has an- nounced the following pairings for the mu\.chos: Julius Bod:,\-Frzmcis McCunn; Tom Joyce-Ralph Cures- tio; John Tool:-Dr. Joseph Saab; Leo Joyce-Stunloy Rninmn; Bill Hope-Clinton Couhig; John Os- borne-Willium Rude: Mathew Kac- zor-Tony Moretti: Joe Kea‘Ling—Joo O'Mara: W. McDonald-Al. Kuwik. 113! By sponsoring a number of Open House Parties. the Drum Corps is cndvnvoring to raise fund: for new uniforms and Llcfruying oxpenses for the trip to Florida next your-——tlw National Conven- tion site. Mr. Reed has appointed John Molnyk chairnmn and Fran- cis McNamara co-chairman of the affair. Committee chairmen are as follows: Tickets: Stanley Janus; Bat: Bill Leckfxeld; Floor: Neil McGurrity and Thomas McGinlcy, Jr.; Doqr: Anthony Bevaque and Arnold 0'Dell; and Music: Ralph Pnlmer. M with of wo||~ cmcks, ry easy ‘ WOODLAWN MAN HELD Dymtru Andrichuk, 43 Fourth K, Woodlnwn, was held for the lcdx-ml grand jury last week by \3 Commissioner Harry E. Hard- He was charged with selling beer and whiskey without having US. internal revenue stamp :9 iron! at all retail deulon. .,,-—\ M - limit! John Osborne is the defending champion. William Carney ‘U the I I O‘ I . I '7ée%-43 % ,. Ameriufs Fa rite , , »»\ ‘:.;’f_»‘..:\‘::_i<‘: \ % ” “ L J 1 ”~°ei5VT

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