MEDErgoroxisn (ARON ICLE
IN FINANCIAL DETROIT
DEATH COMES TO
LUMBER 27 PER CENT
MRS. KAPP, WELL
CHEAPER; ACTIVITY IN
KNOWN IN CITY
The periodical review of the bust.
fleas accounts is of Just as vital an
An active building program which
import to the buetnees as the medical is in prospect will operate to tremen-
examination to the individual.
dous advantage in furnishing employ-
Many a wrong tendency can be
nipped In the bud and corrected as
a result of an Intelligent examination
of the business system.
ment to labor and maintaining the
strength of Detroit's population and
earning power. It will be possible
from now on to make every advan-
tageous contracts for all kinds of
Practically all Detroit lumber deal-
ers have been lowering their retail
prices on every material decline pro-
portionate to wholesale price reces-
sions since the market turned several
Accountants and Auditors months
In support of this statement the
Main 1041 fact is submitted that on May I, 1920,
Woolworth Bldg., New York
the average retail price for general
loll stuff was $75 per thousand. July
1, the average price was $65 and a
survey of all lumber yards to-
day in the city reveals that recent re-
ductions have brought the average to
Realty Co., Inc.
$56, making a reduction in all of 27
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per cent in the last five months.
General Real Estate, Insurance,
Lumbermen have always been in
Choice Homes, Two.Flats, In-
the front ranks of those who are
vestments and Store Property
anxious to give a boost to the move
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The Yom Girls Literary Society, a6
In making price reductions since the
ter a few months of summer Inactivi-
peak in the wholesale market was
ty met recently at the home of ite
turned this summer, they, of course,
BATTLE CREEK—To the many president, Mies Kate Friedman, 429
have sustained a loss on the stocks friends of Mrs. August Kapp, and to
they are carrying and now have on the community at large, there came a Chicago boulevard, to outline Its pro-
hand, but they appreciate that prices distinct shock and a deep sorrow gram for the coming year.
The past season having been de-
forced by war conditions cannot be when news of her death, at 1 he Sani-
permanent and have voluntarily fol- tarium, was disseminated. Mrs. Kapp voted to the study of old masters, It
lowed the downward trend of the had been in ill health for many months was decided for the ensuing year to
wholesale market during the past and only recently an operation was make a coo prehensive study of cur-
performed, to prolong her the as long rent literature. A well-selected read-
Because the fact that retail lumber as possible, but a few days ago her ing list, culled from the approved lists
prices in Detroit began to recede sev- condition began to change for the of the leading book.reviewers In the
eral months ago has so far been lost worse and the death summons came
country was chosen. Each member is
sight of, lumber merchants have not this noon.
assigned a specified number of books
generally been given the credit they
Mrs. Kapp was formerly Miss for the entire season on which de-
deserve. But the lumber men, and Minnie VanPraagh, second daughter
the builders, are about *to reap a fair of one of the city's well known early tailed reports are given at the meet-
reward, and obtain their full share of residents, the VanPraagh home hav- Inge.
the advancing prosperity, that all ing been located on West Main street,
The Society meets every two weeks
signs point to.
between MeCalmly and Carlyle streets. at the homes of Its members. The
"If the almost unanimous verdict She received her education in the next meeting will be held Sunday,
registered at the .polls election day local public schools and upon reach- Nov. 21, at the home of Miss Helen
means anything," says "Lumber," the ing womanhood became the wife of Huber, secretary, 99 Wilson avenue.
trade magazine, "it means that the August Kapp, then a young clothing
Other members of the organization
men and women of this country have merchant who had chosen Battle
tired of the period of uncertainty Creek as his new home and place of are Miss Rose Huber, Mills Mildred
through which the country has been business, after many travels. To Nadle, Miss Rote Semler, Miss Mil-
drifting for sonic months; that the Mr. and Mrs. Kapp were born two dred Nurko, Mrs. Abraham Cooper,
time has come to end it and that the daughters, Mrs. Sol Kositchek, of Mrs. N. Siegel, Miss Kate Friedman
best way to end it is by "beginning at Chicago, and Miss Elsa Kapp.
and Miss Ilelen Huber. Mrs. Alan
the top." The verdict was not so
Aside front her immediate family Kopelson, another member of the so-
much a political verdict as it was a Mrs. Kapp is survived by her brother, ciety, is at present traveling In Italy
business verdict; which is to say, that Lon Vanl'raagh of Winnipeg, and with her husband.
never before in the history of this four sisters, Miss Esther VanPraagh
It Is the custom of the society, one
country has an election been so little and Mrs. Henry Kapp, of this city,
influenced by prejudiced partisan poli- Mrs. Eva Frankel, of Detroit, and of the best-known communal organi-
in the city, to give one big so-
tics—a fact overwhelmingly evidenced Mrs. Mattie Desenberg, of Lawton.
dal affair a season, the proceeds of
by the overturning of usual party ma-
Only those who knew Mrs. Kapp
jorities in cities, states and sections intimately had a deep realization of which are turned over to some worthy
throughout the country; in short, a her fine womanly nature and her charitable cause. Plans for the affair
complete reversal of 'political form.' worth in the community. Gifted with of the present season have not as yet
"What the men and women of the a rare understanding of men and wo- been formulated.
country voted for was a return to men, she was able to wield a quiet
normal business conditions with all influence for good that might have REFINED COUPLE to share fiat with
that such a return can and will mean escaped notice outside the circle of
young couple. Home privileges, 508
—the restoration of confidence in her friends. Her hand, heart and
general business conditions through purse were alike responsive to wortny
the restoration of confidence in our calls for service. Never was this
WARSAW.—"Dwagrosze," the well
country and confidence in the whole generally realized than during the
war when her leadership in Jewish known anti-Semitic newspaper pub-
Predicting an era of lower prices welfare work was evident even be- lished here, says in a leading article
and prosperity to follow the election, yond the confines of the organization. that the Jews are responsible for the
it quotes a prominent banker:
The Kapp home was ever open to recent trouble between Poland and
"Huge food crops, as well as a rite boys in khaki and the scores who the free city of Danzig. The news-
large cotton and wool outlook, pre- embraced the opportunity found in paper says that the existence of the
clude any possibility of business de- Mrs. Kapp the qualities of a motherly free state of Danzig is favorable only
pression. There have been many re- advisor, as well as a gracious hostess. to England and the League of Na-
ports of wages cut, but investigation Knowledge that her well spent life tions, which is "the firm name of the
has failed to reveal any general reduc- has ended will cause keen sorrow in Jewish Internationale."
"Putting its hand upon Danzig,"
tion in wages. On the contrary, while many a former service man's home,
prices have come down substantially where the memory of her work will continues the paper, "international
is trying the economic en-
wages have remained about the same, long he remembered.
The dollar which five months ago was
Mrs. Meyer Frank. Dr. S. S. Dan- slavement of Poland."
worth 37 cents in purchasing power, zinger, Mr. Edward Frohlich, and
as compared with its former pur- Mr. Louis Frankel of this city, at
chasing value, is steadily advancing tended the funeral. Rabbi Waterman I
to its old 100-cent purchasing value. of Kalamazoo officiated.
The situation is optimistically
Theatres, Dry Cleaning Plants,
"Yes, better business is coming for BRAZIL INVITES JEWS.
Tailor Shops, ContertIoneries, Ciro-
the lumber merchant and for every
other kind of merchant. It is com-
series, Hotel, Rooming Houses,
Offers Free Land to 2,500
ing through stabilization of condi-
Of Ukrainian Refugees.
tions, through restoration of confi-
dence. through natural, conservative
VIENNA, Nov. 14 (Jewish Tele-
WAGSTAFF & CO.
sources because, having one big thing
off our minds, we can now tackle graphic C,Agency).—The committee
311 MajeetIc Bldg.
caringir Ukrainian Jewish refu-
And certainly that means the gees- Bessarabia has received
builder and all the allied industries as an offi I order from the Brazilian
well. The more lumber sold, the more governnient to settle 2,500 Jewish
houses constructed, people employed, families', at Government expense,
and conditions made comfortable, and says a report from Kishinev. The
committee accepted the offer, and
the bigger and better city for all.
is sending out a commission to in-
the conditions of the land.
Rabbi Martin Zielonka, (11. U. C,
The situation of the Jewish refugees
'99) recently celebrated his twentieth
is very serious. The
anniversary with Mt. Sinai Congrega-
funds of the Relief Committee are
tion, of El Paso, Texas. During this
exhausted, and M. Bernstein Kahan,
he has built up the congrega-
the leader of Rumanian jewry, has
tion wonderfully and made it one of been asked to go to America to seek
the most important in the state. He aid from the American Jews to save
established the Institutional Syna. their Ukrainian brethren from total 875 Gratiot Ave. MeL 245
Rogue in El Paso.
VanDyke & D. T. Ry.
Arthur L Holmes
Warren & P. M. Ry.
BERLIN.— Following out their
threat that they would call out their
children in strike against the appoint-
ment of Dr. Lowenstein, as l'ublic
Clemons Knight, Mehard Co. School Inspector, the pupils of the
secondary schools in this city are now
727 FARWELL BLDG,
refusing to go to school. They are
being upheld in their strike by the
teachers. The only objection the
A BEAUTIFUL KELLYSTONE
strikers have to Dr. Lowenstein is
NEW MODEL HOME AT A SACRA- the fact that he is a Jew.
Owner Leaving the City
LONDON—Dr. Leon Reich, the
This Property Can Be Bought At well known Jewish leader of Galicia,
is now in this country for the pur-
Cost With Terms
Special Price For Cash-$6000 Handles pose of pleading the cause of Galician
Jews. Ile hopes to interest local of-
(Lot 45033 Ft.)
Between LaSalle and Linwood— fiCial circles and has been sent here
for that purpose by the Jews of East-
Eight rooms and bath with shower,
Austrian cloth washable shades, spe-
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sliding), 4 large bedrooms, finished
In mahogany and old Ivory, parlor
creme electrical fIctures, model steam
North Woodward at Seven Mile Road
Grand River at Penn. R. R.
heating plant, 7%x28 ft. front porch,
front and side entrance, reinforced
cement drive and turning space, 2-car
garage, trout and rear entrance, (fur-
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This DIstict Restricted to Single
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