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April 21, 1967 - Image 48

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Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-04-21

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Happy Passover

/80 T YOU'RE HIRED

FOR TH/5 VOYAGE,
MR. LEVY.

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

48—Friday, April 21, 1967

The Commodore—Uriah P. Levy

MANHATTAN CONTAINER CO.

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Corrugated Cartons

23823 Dequindre, Hazel Park

Levy LEARNED* TO SPLICE A RGI.°E

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LOVED THE SEA.

Best Wishes for a Happy Passover
to All Our Friends and Patrons

THEN LEARN TO SOY A COMPASS
AND TAKE THE MAGNET/C ALT/
OP THE SUN. BE AN IN-
TELLIGENT SEAMAN/

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GEORGE MIESEL & SON

WHOLESALE GROCERS
Serving Restaurants, Hospitals and Institutions

TA 5-7990

6000 Buchanan

A Happy Passover To All Our Customers and Friends

AT /9 HE WAS A MERCHANT

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OvE DAY

MR.,,ON.ES YOU
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MUST KEEP
0/SC/PL/NE, SIR.

MR. MARIO'S HAIR FASHIONS

HE WAS 4 HERO OF THE WAR
OF /8/2. .HOWEVER, SOME OF
THE OFFICERS 0/sLi/cED ,4•;/Ai •

THERE WILL BE NO FLOGGING
ABOARD MY SHIP; NEVER /

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Passover Greetings

HE APPEARED BEFORE AN APPEALS

BOARD.1 TOMORROW THERE MAY
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OR A METHOD/ST. THERE IS ONE
SAFEGUARD -- SUPPORT OF THE
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PALOMBO'S RESTAURANT

IN /860 HE BECAME COMMODORL-
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NINE TAILS!

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The Environment Leaves Nothing to Be Desired

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This cartoon and story are reproduced from "A Picture Parade of Jewish History" by Morris Epstein
published by Shengold Publishers New York, by special arrangement with the author and publishers.

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Best Wishes for a Happy Passover

to AU Our Friends and Patrons

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3511 West Fort Street

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Holiday Good Cheer

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Passover Greetings

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Happy Passover to Our Friends
and Patrons

Passover Greetings

Holiday Best Wishes

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Designers and Manufacturers of Fine Jewelry

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Pioneer Pediatrician
Frederick Forchheimer, an
American-Jewish physician born in
Cincinnati in the 19th Century, was
a pioneer in the field of pediatrics
in the United States.

Holiday Greetings to Our Patrons and Friends

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challenged them both and forced
them to apologize. During one of
the six times he was court-mar-
tialled he happened to be in Bra-
zil. Offered a post in the Brazil.
ian Navy, he refused, saying that
the humblest position in his coun-
try's service was preferable to
royal favors.
He died just after the outbreak
of the Civil War. His will asked
that his tombstone record that "he
was the father of the law for the
abolition of corporal punishment
in the United States Navy."
A great admirer of Thomas Jef-
ferson, he purchased Jefferson's
home, Monticello, and gave it to
the people of the United States.
He also presented to the U.S. Gov-
ernment a statute of Jefferson.
which today stands in the Capitol.
In 1960, at Norfolk, Va., the Navy
dedicated its first permanent Jew-
ish chapel. It is named the Com-
modore Levy Chapel.

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martialled six times but always
restored to rank, and he died a
Commodore. then the highest rank
in the Navy.
It is hard to imagine how anyone
At the age of ten, young Uriah
could lead a more varied life than
ran away to be a cabin boy. He
did Uriah Phillips Levy.
was master vi a sailing vessel be-
He was born in Philadelphia in
fore he was 20. A mutiny left him
1792 and he died in New York in
alone and penniless in a foreign
1862. In the years between, he
land. Somehow he managed to
was a sailor before the mast and
return home, accuse the mutineers,
an officer on merchant vessels and
and have them convicted of
in the U. S. Nayy. He was court-
mutiny.
When the War of 1812 broke out,
he was commissioned a sailing
Best Wishes for a Happy
Passover To Our Customers
master in the U. S. Navy. He was
finally captured by the English
and Friends
and was held, with his crew, a
, ABSO-CLEAN
prisoner of war in England for
16 months.
CHEMICAL CO.
In 1816, he was made sailing
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master on the Franklin 74. His
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enemies accused him of failing in
his duty. He was courtmartialled
and dropped from the lists as
Passover Greetings to
captain. But Levy fought back,
Our Friends and Customers
and so impressed a court of in-
quiry that he was restored to his
rank.
Advance Glass Co.
In the Navy, Levy met with
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double prejudice, as a Jew and as
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a sailor promoted from the ranks.
He said his troubles were due
neither to his humble beginnings
nor to his fiery temper, but to
Passover Greetings
the fact that he had remained
loyal to the faith of Israel.
He certainly had his share of
ALLIED
unpleasant moments. He fought a
CYCLE CO.
duel and killed his opponent. In
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Paris he heard a French officer
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and a civilian hiss the name of
President Andrew Jackson. He
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