26—Friday, October 31, 1969
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Pioneer Women Host a Senator
Pioneer Women pres-
idents, incoming and
outgoing, are seen with
Wisconsin Senator Wil-
liam Proxmire, one of
the major speakers at
their recent biennial
national convention in
Washington, D. C. Es-
ther P. Zackler (left),
Chicago Pioneer Wom-
en executive, was elect-)
ed the new national 3.
president by the 600
delegates. She succeeds
Rose Kaufman of New
York a n d Cleveland,
who has held the top
Pioneer Women post
UHS Women Precede
Donor With a Rally -
ORT 'Switching Post'
to Mark Fifth Birthday
At a champagne cocktail party
3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the
home of Mrs. Louis Welt, 1683 Lin-
, colnshire, the fifth birthday of the
"Switching Post," antique shop of
Women's American ORT, will be
celebrated. Honored guests will be
the volunteers who staff the shop. )
"The Switching Post," on Liver-
nois Ave. just north of Seven Mile
Rd., is stocked with furniture and
accessories, antique and almost
antique. Recently it has added a
line of "Fabulous Fakes" . . .
jewelry copied from the season's
most successful originals, at a
fraction of the price.
Annual Antique Show
Set by Sisterhood
Chairmen of the Switching Post
are Mrs. Ralph Shroder and Mrs.
Chajes, pianist, and Annette
Mrs. Joseph B.
Kripk e, new , y-
of the Women's
arc Mesda me ,
and Emil Reed,
Al Baker. Joseph Fradis, Abra-
ham Pollack, Louis Seiten and
Edward Fishman. secretaries; and
Herman K. Cohen, treasurer:
New board members are: Mes-
dames Mitchell Feldman. Herman
Goldenberg. Lena r d Edelman,
Jack Mickel. Robert Morrison,
Sam Pfeffer. Solomon Pfeffer,
Jack Shenkman, Isadore Shumak-
er and Louis Weinstein.
Co-chairmen are Mrs. M. Her- Louis Stone's Love
bert Saul and Mrs. Irving Serelson.
of Kids Recalled With
They are assisted by Mrs. Philip
Nolish, dining room; Alex Glancz Annual Halloween Party
and Dora Josehart, tickets; Fred
Following its annual custom, the
Raznick and Frank Polasky, ad-
Louis Stone Foundation in asso-
missions: Robert Meisel, con-
ciation with Morton Silverman
tracts: Edward Cohen and Samuel
Siegel, baked goods: and Henry Post of the Jewish. War Veterans
Feldman. publicity. • and the Hellenic League will host
some 500 underprivileged children
up to age 12 at Herman Gardens
ReCreation Center, 16550 Tireman,
at 8 p.m. today.
Shahn Works to Be
at ORT Art Auction
The foundation was created 17
years ago upon the death of drug-
gist Louis Stone, to carry on his
efforts as champion of the under
privileged child. He had devoted
his life and modest fortune to
children for more than a quarter'
century, beginning with block par-
ties and later annual trips to the
Shrine Circus and 'Halloween par-
ties for thousands' who might
otherwise have been forgotten.
"Come as you aren't" is the in-
vitation extended by Criterion
Club for single adults. to friends
attending the club's annual mas-
querade to he staged 8:30 p.m.
Saturday at the Oak Park Com-
munity Center. Costumes or half-
masks are encouraged.
Music for (lancing will be pro-
vided by George Grossett and his
orchestra. Prizes and "instant -
photo-portraits will be awarded for
outstanding costumes in all cat-
The evening's program will also
include social mixers, a grand
march and refreshments. For in-
formation call Betty Weinberg.
chairman of programs, KE 4-8172.
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"Nothing Left to Commemor-
ate," the story of the pioneer Jews
of Jackson, Calif., by Dr. I. Har-
old Sharfman (Arthur Clark Co.,
Box 230, Glendale, Calif.), pre-.
sents a detailed history of the
Jewish pioneers of Botellas, later
renamed Jackson, and its Mother
Lode area during the gold rush
and the following three decades.
The author sets forth the reasons
for Jewish migration to California
— both the attraction of gold and
the persecution in Europe. Bio-
graphical information is given on
many of the early settlers and
Miss March of Dimes
their families, together with 'their
Sought in Detroit Area
activities as miners and in the
The search for "Miss March of business and cultural life of the
Dimes-1970" is under way, and comm
girls age 13 - 19, who are residents
Dr. Sharfman. rabbi, educator
of Wayne County are eligible.
and student of history, has comb-
A letter of nomination, submit-
ted by the candidate or by a
friend, must contain her name.
address and telephone number, as
well as her scholastic standing,
school activities and outside in-
terests and a recent photograph.
The letter and photo should be
sent to: Miss March of Dimes
Contest. 10330 W. McNichols, De-
troit 48219. Deadline for entering
the contest is Nov. 17.
ed the files of contemporary news-
papers, interviewed people of the
Jackson area and oilier descend.
ants of its pioneer families and
has examined records in both pub-
lic and private archives, as well
as in published local histories and
other contemporary literature.
Included are portraits, an early
painting of Jackson showing its
synagogue building, advertise-
ments of pioneer merchants, cem-
eteries and their monuments, all
five of California's synagogues of
The contest is sponsored by the
MOD-Teens Club of the Wayne
the National the 1850's, and other early build-
foundation—March of Dimes.
ings and views in Jackson.
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Commemorated in Volume
Mrs. Morris Wexler (left) and
Mrs. Peter Cooper, chairman
and co-chairman of an art auc-
tion planned by Suburban Hills
ORT, show a painting by Ben
Shahn, whose works will be fea-
tured at the event. The art auc-
tion, 8 p.m. Sunday at the Bir-
mingham Community House,
will raise funds for the schools
of ORT, organization for Reha-
bilitation Through Training.
309 S. Main St.
Royal Oak, Mich.
Halloween goodies will be fea-
tured. Albert C. Dean, community
house supervisor, will direct the
U.S. District Judge Lawrence
Gubow is chairman of the Louis' '
Stone Foundation and Jack
Schwartz is vice chairman.
The 1969 annual "Follies" has
been launched by the Oak Park
Profit from sales are used to
help support the vocational
training schools of ORT (Organ-
n g fo.r
) Rehabilitation through
Temple Bnai Israel Sisterhood
A pre-donor rally and board
will sponsor its 13th annual an- Clement Weitzman, and Mrs. Welt
meeting of the Women's Auxil-
is in charge of the jewelry depart-
tique show and sale Sunday, Mon-
iary of the United Hebrew Schools
ment. Mrs. Milton J. Miller is
day and Tuesday at the temple in
will be held Wednesday at the
preside n't of ORT's Northeast
Esther Berman Branch of the
Chapter, whose members sponsor
Twenty-eight dealers will show
and staff the Switching Post. Other
Speaker will be Robert Kasle, rare china, primitives, jewelry. officers include Mrs. Leo Franklin,
furniture and collectors
member of the executive commit-
Mrs. William Fleischman and
tee of the UHS hoard of directors items. There will be a portrail Julia Klein.
artist, and kosher specialties will
and its personnel committee.
The annual fund-raising event. be served in the dining room.
to be held 12:15 p.m. Nov. 19.
at Cong. Shaarey Zedek, will
feature a petite buffet and a
musical afternoon with Julius
Oak Park Plans Follies
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NEW ORLEAlsiS MALL
10 Mile and.Preenfield