32—Friday, May 26, 1967
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
American Savings Celebrates 20th Year
.41r. Alan Berlin to Take
Bride, Barbara Brown
The men behind American Savings and Loan Association—
(from left) Alfred Deutsch, president; Adolph Deutsch, founder,
and George Zeltzer, ex-
ecutive vice president—
announce that the first
four months of 1967
broke a 20-year record
for the company in the
net gain in savings. Re-
sources of the associa-
tion reached some $200,-
000,000 as of May 15.
Savers added more than
$9,000,000 to their accounts since Jan. 1. With new branch build-
ings erected this year and another under way, American Savings
has a total of 15 offices, including its downtown Detroit head-
quarters. The association is observing its 20th anniversary.
i n a Paperback
The Papal Bull of 1493 divided agreements, and establishing a
the New World and all its treas- system of rewards for the gold
won. Successful captains eas-
ures between Spain and Portugal they
ily gained a following and as
and had the unforeseen result of piracy became more profitable,
opening the door to two centuries the raids became even more dar-
and more of piracy. It was almost ing, violent and cruel. They were
a patriotic duty for the enemies no longer confined to ships at
of Spain, tacitly encouraged by sea, but were turned against the
their rulers, to intercept Spanish Spanish ports and settlements in
galleons loaded with gold. Spain's the ever-increasing lust for gold.
oppressive colonial policy which Nearly all knowledge of the
forbade foreign settlements or buccaneers comes from an account
trade in her territories, gave fur- written by one of their members,
ther impetus to an already flour- John Esquemeling, a surgeon who
accompanied Morgan on his most
The exploits of Drake and Hawk- famous expedition when he cap-
ins in the 16th century are well tured, in 1668, one of the best-
known. In the next century, the fortified ports of the West Indies,
West Indies and the Atlantic coast Porto Bello. In his book, "The
of South America saw scenes of Buccaneers of America," Esque-
adventure and of plunder by an- meling describes this expedition
other legendary group of pirates, as well as giving an account of the
the buccaneers, who reached the exploits of other famous pirates
height of their renown under the such as L'011onais and Bartholo-
famous (or infamous) Henry Mor- mew Portugues.
Esquemeling published his book
The buccaneers were a motley in Holland in 1678 and it became
group of French, Dutch, English an immediate success.
and Portuguese — traders, plant-
A paperback edition of "Buc-
ers, escaped identured servants, caneer" has been, published by
runaway slaves, sailors — who Dover.
made their way to one of the
A New Kind of Dowry
Spanish Caribbean islands, Tortu-
An Arab couple from Jaffa,
ga. They cooked the game they
5 year old daughter was
caught on wooden grills which the
Carib Indians called "boucans." killed in a road acident is claiming
for loss of "mohar"
The French took over the term to
describe dried meat that could (money paid by the bridegroom to
be preserved for long periods and the bride's parents). The child was
that was therefore used on their run over by a truck in 1965 and
expeditions. When the Spaniards the parents are now claiming dam-
attempted to drive them out, the ages from the insurance company
buccaneers banded together, stole and suing the driver for IL. 40,000
boats and began to fight back and (about $13,000) stating that in
plunder. Their activities soon losing their daughter they there-
spread. Within their own bands, fore suffered a loss of money which
they were extremely democratic, they would have received for their
electing their captains, signing daughter on her marriage.
BY HENRY LEONARD
Burton Levy, a Michigan Civil
Fr. Charles E. Coughlin the "most
vitriolic hatemonger" in this cen-
tury at a session Thursday of 500
South Oakland County Catholics
participating in Project Commit-
ment. The session took place at
the Shrine of the Little Flower
High School in Royal Oak, which
was founded by the now-retired
Levy, who received a standing
ovation, said later that he has
been getting obscene phone calls
about every 30 minutes.
Levy stated, that, "It's a factual
statement and I'm not sorry I
'Tis one thing to be tempted.
Criticism of Coughlin Another thing to fall.
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Miss Brown attended Eastern
Michigan University. Her fiance
is a senior at Wayne State Uni-
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Mrs. Emma Schaver recently
hosted a reception honoring Dr.
Eliahu Elath, (in the photo),
president of the Hebrew Uni-
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troit on behalf of the Harry S.
Truman Center for th Advance-
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by Seymour Fishma , executive
vice president of tale American
Friends of the Hebrew Univer-
sity that there are now 40 foun-
ders of the Peace Center who
have each contributed ;100,000.
Two of the original founders
from Detroit are Mrs. Schaver
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ground breaking of the Truman
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