The Suburban Community
It's Spring Again, and Those
Birds Are Really on the Wing
Mr. Marcus explains, that wood-
By the Oak-Woodser
We'd like to be the first to peckers, long a problem to
farmers, to highline electric
wish you a happy spring!
and telephone poles, have been
Even though it seems quite
attacking the buildings at'Tam-
improbable at the moment, arack, drilling holes in the red-
spring is but three days away, wood siding of the cabins.
which is sort of like saying it's
The noisy critters aren't
time to think about fertilizing looking for food, either. They're
the lawn (if you can find it); rat-a-tat-a-tatting for a nesting
putting in that swimming pool place or trying to attract a
(who needs it?); or sending the mate by the sound of their
kids to summer camp (where drilling, Marcus informs us.
... in Alaska?).
Not being much of an expert
_ Actually, it's easy to tell that on birds, we'll have to go along
spring has sprung, even with- with the Tamarack authority
out benefit of a calendar be-_ when he tells us that the wood-
cause the camping season has pecker uses his beak as a chisel
and that because of this peck-
Strange as it may seem to ing action, repellents have no
most of the huddled masses, effect because they get no taste
still garbed in parka and reaction.
snow shoes, t6 an enterpris-
What to do? The only solu-
ing group of summer entre-
tion, Mr. Marcus tells us, is
preneurs who are responsible
to obtain a permit and shoot
for community camping ac-
it out with the dirty birds. ,
tivities, the hour is growing
"Usually," he says, "the re-
late for camp enrollment.
moval of a few will prevent
As a matter of fact, most further damage." •
camps have already held their
Lest he be brought to task
annual reunions and are well by animal and bird-lover sociej
on their way toward filling ties, Mr. Marcus wants to make
their enrollment for the coming it clear that Tamarack isn't
declaring all-out war. "This is
And the camp stories have only a statement of fact," he
already started. Witness a memo says. "The situation is under-
which we received this week going great study before any
from Sam Marcus, the hard- action will be indicated."
working, enterprising executive
The above is printed as a
secretary of the Camp Tama- public service for those who
may suffer from stray wood-
Mr. Marcus starts out by say- peckers seeking illicit court- -
ing: "So you think you have a ship — and also to show that
problem! Birds eating your spring fever is a state of mind,
grass seed, crabgrass in your not necessarily based on a time
new lawn, neighbors' children of year.
in your flower beds? Well, Camp
Taniarack has one that tops all
Drew Pearson to Speak
And we can't dispute him, at Temple Emanu-El
because he's got birds in his
dormers. Really, he complains ist Drew Pearson, whose daily
that woodpeckers "are using comments appear in the Detroit
our cabins as nesting places."
Free Press and scores of other
This is the second winter, newspapers throughout the
country, will address a public
Mishkan Israel Sisterhood meeting at 8 p.m., Sunday, at
Temple Emanu-El, 14450 W. 10
Slates Night of Games
Mile, Oak Park.
A games night program, open
His talk on "Is the United
to friends and guests of the States Becoming a Second-Class
Mishkan Israel Sisterhood, is. Power?" will also include pre-
Planned for 9 p.m., Thursday,
dictions on the outcome of the
in the synagogue social hall,
coming Presidential election. A
14000 W. 9 Mile, Oak Park, question and answer-period will
according to Mrs. Delores Fish-
Tickets are available from
Prizes and refreshments are
t-u a r t Hertzberg; chairman,
planned, and tickets may be
purchased at the door. For in- 10100 Burton, or at the temple.
formation, call Mrs. Fishman, Oak Park Dance Club
LI 8-5269, Mrs. Greenwald LI
Slates Program Saturday
7 1833 or Mrs • SandlesLI
The Adult Social Dance Club,
meeting. under the auspices of
the -Oak Park Recreation De-
partment, will hold a program
at 8:45 p.m., Saturday; in the
Oak Park Community Center.
An orchestra will furnish the
music, and Jack Barnes will be
dance director. For information
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or tickets, call the recreation
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to Install Officers
Installation of newly-elected
officers and board members of
Cong. Shaarey Shomayim in
Oak Park will take place in a
special ceremony planned for 9
p.m., March 26, in the syna-
Dr. Leo Y. Goldman will in-
stall Joe Balberor, president;
Dr. Alan Zeff and Meyer Tere-
belo, vice-presidents; Harold
Kaplan, gabbai; Louis Rose,
treasurer; Ben Kawer and Jack
Others will be Jonah Berman,
social chairman; Daniel Tern-
chin, chairman, Israel commit-
tee; Harry Horowitz, cemetery
committee; Isidore Tosenberg,
syngogue committee; Paul Lan-
dy, education committee; and
Morris Kar, program commit-
A special welcome also will
be given to members recently
joining the congregation. Can-
tor Hyman . J, Adler, accompa-
nied by Bella Goldberg, will
present . a program of Yiddish
and cantorial selections. A so-
cial hour will follow.
Israeli Singers Here for Concert
Oranim Zabar, Israel's most
popular folk-singing group, will
make its Detroit debut on May
1, in a concert at the Scottish
Rite Cathedral, it is announced
by Mardel Productions, which
is bringing tthe Israelis here.
The group of young singers
was brought together while
serving in the Israel Army.
Known for their exciting and
authentic renditions of Israeli
music, they came to the United
States where they developed a
repertoire of songs in 16 lan-
Both their costumes and ma-
terial are drawn extensively
from the simplicity of the
Yemenites, and they accomany
themselves on the Oriental
drums, halil and accordion.
Geula Gill, wife of Dov Selt-
zer, the leader of Oranim Za-
bar, is the star of the group.
The beautiful and talented
Miss Gill recently recorded an
album with Theodore Bikel, en-
titled "Folk Songs from Just
Oranim Zabar will be coming
here as part of a tour of major
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Mrs. Philip Shapiro was re-
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Trustees are Mesdames
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open to the public is planned Rothenberg, William Schultz,
by Bnai David Synagogue Men's Morris Shapiro, Sarah Spiwak
Club, at•8:30 p.m., Thursday.
and Barney Sumner.
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Young Israel Sisterhood
The firm this week was ap-
to Hear Talk on Passover
Mrs. Yaakov I. Homnick, wife pointed as the local agency for
of the spiritual leader of Young the new Crown Shoe chain in
Israel Center of Oak-Woods, will Detroit. They will work with,
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Passover" at a meeting of the charge of advertising and pub-
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day, in the synagogue. An audi- eration..
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Oak Park Sophomore
Cast in WSU Farce
Iris Goren, daughter of. Mr.
and Mrs. Abe Goren, of 23121
Beverly, Oak Park, plays a part
in "A Trip Abroad," the classic
French farce which opens at
8:30 p.m., today, at the Wayne
State University Theater.
Miss Goren, a sophomore in
liberal arts, is a speech major.
She has served as an apprentice
at Northland Playhouse, and
has done TV and radio work at
"A Trip Abroad" also will be
presented this Saturday night
and- March 24 to 26. Tickets are
a v a i l a b l e at the University
cities in this country, Canada
and South America, where they
appeared on the concert stage,
in night clubs and on television.
Their appearance here will
take place on the eve of the
celebration of Israel's 12th an-
niversary of independence.
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