Growth of Extremism in Germany Is Feared
Wilbur Cohen to Address Joint JFCS and RS Meeting'
Dr. Wilbur J. Cohen, former
secretary of the U.S. Department
of Health. Education and Welfare.
and newly appointed dean of the
school of educa-
tion at the Uni-
versity of Michi-
gan, will be the
at the joint an-
nual meeting of
the Jewish Fam-
ily and Children's
Serivice and Re-
settlement S e r
ice. 8 p.m.. Sept.
16. at the Jewish
Center. The meet-
ing will be open
to the public.
Dr. Cohen helped draft the orig-
inal Social Security. Act and be-
came technical adviser to the
Social Security Board. and its first
commissioner. Arthur J. Altmeyer.
In 1960. he was chairman of
President Kennedy's Task Force
on Health and Social Security
which recommended Medicare and
federal aid for medical education.
During the years he served in
that post, he was responsible for
handling some 65 major legislative
proposals which became law, in-
cluding such landmark measures
as the Higher Education Facilities
Act of 1963, the Vocational Educa-
tion Act of 1963. the Elementary
and Secondary Education Act of
1965. and Medicare. In 1965 he was
appointed undersecretary of HEW,
became secretary in May 1968, and
was instrumental in reshaping this
department as well as coordinat-
ing major policy issues between
the legislative and ex e cut iv e
branches of government.
Dr. Cohen is author of many
books on Social Security and reci-
pient of several awards for serv-
ice, including a Rockefeller Public
Service Award and the Bronfman
Prize for Public Health Achieve-
ment. In May 1968 he was awarded
an honorary degree of doctor of
humane letters by the University
His topic at the Sept. 16 meeting
here will be 'The World of 1976"-
a look into the future, at life in the
United States 200 years after the
signing of the Declaration of lode-
Bert Smokier Co.
The Dreyfus Corp. and Bert L.
Smokier and Co. Tuesday con-
cluded an agreement of acquisition
under which its new subsidiary,
the Dreyfus Development Corp.
acquired all the stock of Bert L.
Smokier & Co.
All of the shareholders of Smok-
ier. of which the three principles,
Bert L. Smokier, Mandell L. Ber-
man and Charles O'Neil, owned
over 90 per cent, exchanged their
shares of Smokier stock for
approximately 377.694 shares of
the Dreyfus Corp.'s common stock.
The Dreyfus Corp., a New York
corporation listed on the New York
Stock Exchange, is manager of the
Dreyfus Fund, the Dreyfus Lever-
age Fund and investment adviser
to the Dreyfus Offshore Trust.
Bert L. Smokier and Co. is
perhaps Michigan's largest home
builder and one of the largest in the
The acquisition of Smokier and
Co. was accomplished thru the
formation of the Dreyfus De-
velopment Corporation, a wholly-
owned subsidiary of the Dreyfus
Corporation, which in tern ac-
quired all of the stock of Bert
L. Smokier and Co., a Dela-
Smokier has been in the busi-
ness for 24 years operating prin-
cipally in the Detroit-Ann Arbor
area. In previous years projects
were also built in Kansas and
Missouri. The company produces
a variety of dwelling units. Multi-
family housing construction has
dominated company production
since 1963. Management plans,
however, in 1969 and 1970 to em-
phasize the construction of single
family detached homes.
Koshruth Supevision by
prominent Orthodox Rabbi: t
Rabbi Ben Zion Rosenthal 4 `
and two steady Mashgichim
tor of both agencies, will describe
the casework services provided to'
families with marital problems, j
emotionally disturbed children re-
quiring outpatient treatment, resi-
dential or foster home care. The
agency had handled 2,294 cases in
1968, conducted 12,149 office inter- I
views, 18,944 telephone contacts I
and 3.149 home visits.
Mrs. Samuel J. Caplan, president
of Resettlement Service, will re-
port at the annual meeting on the
increase in the number of refugee
families that arrived in Detroit this
past year. Counseling and guidance
and financial assistance is current-
ly being given to 30 cases consist-
ing of 89 persons, nearly double last
year's figure. This is largely due to
the influx of refugees following the
Russian invasion of Czechoslova-
kia. and the rise of anti-Semitism
William Wetsman, JFCS, and
David I. Rosin of RS, will present
nominating committee reports.
Mrs. Benjamin Schottenfels is
chairman of the committee that is
making plans for the meeting.
SALAMI • FRANKFURTERS • CORNED BEEF • BOLOGNA
Social Democratic Party, Helmut
Schmidt, said in Hamburg that if
his party won in the national elec-
tions, it would take steps to out-
law the extreme right-wing, neo-
Nazi National Democratic Party
Dr. Norman Drachler, superin-
tendent of Detroit Public Schools,
announced the resignation of Dr.
WILLIAM W. WATTENBERG, as-
sociate superintendent of the child
accounting and adjustment divi-
sion. Dr. Wattenburg will return to
Wayne State University where he
had been a professor of educational
psychology for many years.
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WILNO KOSHER 2f-,7g.;:t.c:.!Ei=r:
pendence. He will also comment man Central Jewish Council warn-
on President Nixon' s welfare pro- . ed Monday of new threats to demo-
posals and school desegregation cracy in the country. The council,
policies; as well as current trends which represents the relatively
in health care for the aged and small organized Jewish commun-
ity in the West German Republic,
Arnold Faudman, president of voiced concern with the growth of
Jewish Family and Children's extremism at home.
Service, will outline the wo rk
A statement issued in Dussel-
this agency during the past year. dorf said: "The Jewish community
particularly the expansion of in this country, which has once
homemaker service to families before fallen victim to disastrous
where the mother is physically developments, feels obliged and
or emotionally unable to provide within its rights to raise its voice
the needed care for her children, in warning along with other demo-
and for aged who can be kept out cratic forces."
of institutions through such home.
The parliamentary leader of the
care. Another service to be high-1
lighted is that performed by 65
volunteer women, organized into
10 visiting teams, who regularly
visit the aged and infirm resi-
dents in nursing homes through-
out the tri-county area served by
Samuel Lerner, executive direc-
igan is headed toward another
record-shattering tourist year with
new seasonal highs already rec-
orded in most sections of the state,
according to William T. McGraw,
Michigan Tourist Council director.
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