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Call and Post (Newspaper) - March 8, 1980, Cleveland, OhioSamuel Moore beat to death by prison guard parents seek $10 million for beating death of son by Suhara r. Wilson the $10 million suit that is being brought on behalf of the parents of Samuel Moore a prison inmate who was allegedly beaten to death by guards and a prison supervisor last March will soon be moved from a Federal court in Akron to Cleveland. The supervisor and the seven guards received five Day sentences and fines of $500 after pleading no contest to attempted bodily harm. The suit brought for Marian and Samuel Moore of 3335 East 123d st., charges that the state violated their songs civil rights Marian Moore said that when she first heard of the fines and sentences she Felt a mistake had been made a fall you have to do is to go to Mansfield and kill somebody and get five Days and a $500 Fine a a she said shaking her head in disbelief. Mrs. Moore admitted that she was bitter about her songs death and that suit was brought in Hopes of getting Justice for her son and other inmates rather than for the Money. A you done to really know the feeling of losing some please turn to Page 4a City edition Call Post the census is coming 1,000 jobs available take the count americans Tirpe jobs taker Verane pay is vol. 67 no. 10saturday March 8,1980 10 Alexander reelected As president of rat Board Harry Alexander business manager of the Call and Post was reelected president of the regional transit authority rat Board of trustees at the annual organizational meeting tuesday morning. Alexander was elected on a 6-3 vote that saw two new trustees Diane Roberto and Mary Anne Vigil join Richard Stoddard in opposing Alexander. Vigil 41, a teacher at Nathan Hale Junior High school is the first hispanic appointed to the Board. Her Blacks earn less pay than Whites for same work in county recorders office by William r. Wood a Call and Post investigation of the Cuya hoga county recorders office has revealed that by and Large Black employees there especially those with seniority make considerably less than their White counterparts and that dissension has been created among the employees because of it. One of the employees there that talked to the Call and Post but asked to remain nameless for fear of termination said a whether Mcelroy wins or does no to the truth should come out a reports had surfaced that employees in the office would be asked to contribute to Mcelroy s upcoming Campaign for county recorder. George Sebold his personnel director and Campaign manager was reported to have remarked that Blacks in the office done to want to contribute. Sources in the office explained to the Call and Post that Blacks there do indeed resent contributing Money for the Campaign because they know they get lower pay than Whites there in the same positions. Large salary discrepancies exist on the supervisor assistant supervisor assistant bookkeeper typist and clerk Levels. Discrimination and favouritism is also reflected in pay raises. Within the past year some employees have received raises totalling 3,000 dollars whereas others have received nothing. Some White employees who have been hired within the past few years make As much and in Many cases More than Blacks who have been in the office for a considerable amount of time. One Black supervisor Ophelia Hall makes $815 less than Mary Gaetta another supervisor in a different department. Yet is. Gaeta was hired in late 1973 whereas mrs. Hall was hired in 1956 sources say that As supervisor of the Index department is Hall has a larger variety of duties than her counterpart who is supervisor of the financial statement department. Ophelia Halls assistant Hazel Graves has been working in the office for 24 years too but Grace Walker a White assistant supervisor in another department who has been working for about the same length of time makes $2,200 More than she does. The treatment of Ernest Durden a Black employee please turn to Page 4a nomination and the reappointment of George Blaha and Harry Alexander were approved by City Council monday night. Richard Stoddard had attempted to have the election postponed until trustee Stanley j. Preebe who has mounted a constant Challenge and vitriolic opposition to Alexander could be present. Preebe is reportedly patient in Mary mount Hospital and did not attend the meeting. The reappointment of Alexander and his subsequent reelection As president of it a t trustee Board was accomplished Over the Plain dealer who browbeat him and his supporters unmercifully in both news and editorial columns. The credit for Alexander s prevailing in the face of such formidable o p p o s i Tion can be Given to mayor George Voinovich for making the appointment and Council president George Forbes and City Council for approving it and the five rat trustees Charles continued on rage 4a John w. Kellogg left rat general counsel administered the oath of office to five individuals who began new terms As members of the rat Board of trustees on March 4th. They Are from left to right Harry Alexander re appointed by the City of Cleveland is. Sarah Anne Vigil a new appointee also from the City of Cleveland Joseph Gaul appointed by the City mayors and managers association to his first term George Blaha re appointed to a second term by the City of Cleveland and is. Diane Roberto reappointed to a full term by the Cuya hoga county commissioners. Also at this meeting or. Alexander and or. Gaul were elected president and vice president respectively of the Board of trustees. Charles Allen is fired As first Bank president Charles Allen Community reaction starts As in a tersely worded statement the Board of directors of first Bank National association dismissed its president Charles Allen. The nature of the dispute was not revealed As the director said a because of the existence of irreconcilable differences Between certain members of the first Bank National association Board including the chairman and Charles Allen the Board and or. Allen concluded that it was in the Best interests of the Bank and of or. Allen that or. Allen s employment As president be terminated and the Bank seek a new the Bank will begin a search for a new and Well pleas turn to Page 4a workers in clerk office Are told to a donate another $100 Justice Center rally planned by William r. Wood in the face of constant Community criticism and inner office turmoil Jerome Krakowski continues to shake Down his employees for Campaign contributions. Last wednesday he demanded that government cites Bias Maple Heights May lose Revenue sharing funds by Suhara r. Wilson due to a discrimination Large brought in 1976 by Community organization e City of Maple Heights a be the first City in the it entry to Loose its Federal ant and Revenue sharing ads. In March of 1976 the City Cei Ved a letter of com aint filed with the civil rights division of the Masury department inst item by Black residents of Maple Heights who Are members of the group called concerned minority citizens j it was alleged that the City violated Federal statutes against discrimination. On april 18 and 19 of 1979 an investigation was conducted on allegations that Blacks were not hired and promoted throughout the City a government and service department. On Friday the findings of the office of Revenue Shar ing were released. According to the report the City has discriminated against minorities in its zoning recreation fire and police departments. Mayor Emil j. Lissy said he has not had an Opportunity to thoroughly study the report with his Law department and added that he feels the City has made a great strides in this area. The City has no Black continued on Page 4a his employees should contribute $100 each to his re election Campaign by making them responsible for four $25 fund raising tickets for an affair at the Hof Brau House. Meanwhile Community and political groups Are taking More and More Public action against Krakowski. At of yet Krakowski has made no Public statement concerning either the operation of his office. Or the treatment of Lone Biggs who was racially slurred by a male supervisor a a Zeke Forbes. The Call and Post has been flooded with letters and phone Calls from such organizations As Cleveland women working the 21st congressional District caucus the Central advisory Council of Cha and various neighbourhood groups concerning the matter. Helen Williams director of Cleveland women working said that her organization is in the process of mobilizing a Large number of organizations in the City to Force Krakowski to give some explanation to the Public about what is going on in his office the Call continued on Page 4a during court session Fred Yates Dies of heart attack Fred Yates by William r. Wood in the Middle of a courtroom session in the 8th District court of appeals this past wednesday morning Fred Yates the Bailiff there was struck by a fatal heart attack one lawyer in former Cle Velander named Akron a chief prosecutor by Shear r. Wilson Cle Velander Sandra House Robinson will become Akron s chief City prosecutor on March 17. 1980. Mrs. Robinson will leave her position As a trial attorney for Cleveland a labor department. She is a 1957 graduate of East tech High school where she finished second in her class mrs. Robinson graduated from Central state University in 1961 with her degree in medical technology. She worked As a technician in Akron before obtaining her teaching certificate from Akron univer Akron with her husband Arthur and her two sons said that she is excited and pleased with her appointment. Attendance who was familiar with emergency respiration techniques reportedly worked on him until emergency medical services arrived the lawyer was Able to get or. Yates breathing again. The medical team continued with other emergency techniques As their Van carried them to Charity Hospital and or Yates was still breathing when he was carried into the facility at 9 30 am but at 10 14 he took his last breath. Judge Leo Jackson a judge in the court and one of or. Yates Best friends said that or Yates had pitas turn to Page 4 a Cle Velander indicted for filing false tax refund claims site in 1970. Sandra House Robinson a he graduated from Akron University a Law school in 1977. In january 1978 she served As Akron a assistant Law director until october of 1978, when she began working for the labor department. Mrs. Robinson who lives in by Suhara r. Wilson Cle Velander Charles a Williams 42. Of 1831 East 97th Street was indicted thursday on two counts for filing false tax refund claims allegedly Williams filed two false refund claims for 1976. One constituting a refund claim for $1,349.09. And the other a refund claim in the amount of $1.151. The two claims were false since Williams worked for w l Tanksley and associates As a mechanical detailed during the time under prosecution. The felony statute with which Williams is charged with violating provides a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and or a $10,000 Fine. A Canton Man Bernard p Jenkins 46, was indicted by a Federal grand jury on continued on Page 4a
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