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November 13, 1987 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-11-13

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LOCAL NEWS

The Jewish Professional
Network of B'nai B'rith Women

Cordially Invites You To Join Us
For An Evening Featuring

jump head:

Miss America

Continued from preceding page

Ralph Nichols

President, Ralph Nichols Corporation
And Sponsor of Dale Carnegie Training®
For Southern Michigan, Northern Ohio &
Southwestern Ontario

"How To Get On The Fast Track"

Wednesday, December 2, 198 7

Radisson Plaza Hotel
1500 Town Centel; Southfield

6.00 pm.-7.'00 p.m
Cocktails & Hors D'Oeuvres

7:15 p.m.
Speaker

—$1500 Advance - $20.00 At the Door—

For further information call 398-6621

FASHIONABLE
CLOTHING FOR MEN
PARK
AT PELISSIER

Maybe you've heard of us.
..your friends have.

In the few years since Frank Mendal's has made
Downtown Windsor its home, our name has been
synonymous with style and the male mystique. In
the best clubs and addresses in the Windsor/Detroit
area, Frank Mendal's is there. We're on the back of
all our patrons.

We carry all the finest names in men's wear. Fil a
Fil, Robert Comstock, Boston Trader, New Man and
more including our signature collection HUGO
BOSS. And don't forget to examine our personal
label collection of custom made shirts, shirts and
leathers, first in quality & style. Made to your per-
sonal specifications.

To visit our location, simply exit the tunnel into Downtown Wind-
sor, turn left onto Park, cross Ouellette then left into the parking
garage. Park conveniently on the upper level, free and walk downstairs.
Introduce yourself to us and allow us to introduce you to superior
style and service. Ask your friends, they know.

Mendleson, owner

Special attention starts in Canada at Mendal's in Windsor.

FREE PARKING in the garage upstairs with every purchase. Visa. MasterCard& American Express.
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Ala-mys a Top Rate of Exchange.

Myerson visited wounded veterans after she was crowned Miss America.

as the publisher." Referring to
a front page story in Tues-
day's Detroit News, focusing
on the "Bess Mess" rather
than the "Bess Book,"
Margolis added, "We wouldn't
have had to worry about
reporters doing front page
stories like that."
Dworkin, Margolis and
Myerson met privately with
The Jewish News Tuesday,
musing on the history of the
`30s and '40s and the dif-
ferences between the America
that proclaimed Bess "Miss"
and the America now, in
which her book appeared. All
three women are hopeful that
it will turn into a major mo-
tion picture. "I would like it
to be a movie," said Myerson.
The script has already been
written.
With coiffed hair, large
silver earrings, and a black
and white suit trimmed in
red, the five-foot-ten brunette
still measures somewhere
near 35-25-35. The only dif-
ference, she quips, "I now get
senior citizen discounts."
As always, Myerson
measures each word careful-
ly, perhaps more so than ever

before. Like any good grand-
mother, she proudly displays
a picture of her precious blond
grandchild, Samantha, 5,
who lives in Los Angeles with
Myerson's daughter, Barra,
and son-in-law, Brian Reilly.
(Myerson lovingly refers to
her granddaughter by her
• Hebrew name "Rivka Reilly.")
As for the intermarriage:
"Times change," said Myer-
son. "Things happen that you
begin to accept. There's a
coming, going and returning
all through our lives."
For Miss America, 1945,
there have been many dif-
ficult times, having survived
polio, cancer, two tumultuous
marriages, a mild stroke, a
failed 1980 bid for the U.S.
Senate and now the charges
of "serious misconduct" in
public office. In spite of the
difficulties, Myerson still
stands tall. She has let go of
the low profile she held on to
for the last few months and,
encouraged by the warm
reception in Detroit, is off
plugging her book in city
after city. "It was tremen-
dous," she said of her time
here. "So comforting."

SUNDAY AT BOOK FAIR

10 a.m., Jeffrey Shandler, children's program,
11 a.m., Rabbi Neil Kurshan, Jewish Experiences for
Families and the Family Spot.
1 p.m., Shabtai leveth, sponsored by 40th Anniversary
State of Israel Committee.
2 p.m., Shabtai 'Ibveth, in Hebrew, sponsored by Israeli
Community of Detroit.
Elaine Serling, children's program, admission.
3 p.m., Hyman Bookbinder and James G. Abourezk,
sponsored by American Jewish Committee and the
Jewish Labor Committee.
4 p.m., Joshua A. Fishman, in Yiddish, sponsored by
Sholem Aleichem Institute, Workmen's Circle and
YiddishCommittee of the Jewish Community Center.

For reservations for oral lip-reading and sign language
total communication interpreters, call the Jewish Center,
661-1000, ext. 341.

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FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 1987

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