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ULY 29, F! UGUST 5, 1938 F L RGAN stuQG00,, Dr. Grafman, Lawyer-Rabbi00 eel0 - IZATIONS is Visitor Of Leopold Stern :eption 00Ierzl Junior Guild Aleph Zadik Aleph Habima Players :.To FetI By George S. Silver lance he fall season of lh&apos;rzl It nior gonize $ d will s(( "h ' ' ' " , " ! e ])ro(((l(',LlOll ()1 a THE JEWISH TRANSCRIPT El PAGE FIVE -----n (). his first visit to Seattle, l)r. 1, live conunittec of the National rccel)tion 0 gust 14tt b i of their dal cu, t,o Mr, tN ,tll/I()UllCO the hosil I)c Mr. a Chelin, )ta; Mrs. nd, sister (Jng in th( )ll l) of yoIlll c SeneseU t, l)orothy :mnfieht. ill 1)e from will be issae Harbin hed John Saa 'aet I)lay, vel. lo be chosen, it leeided (his'week. The east will )e confined to Guild member- ),so,myoncwih n) s tol)e ,I,er l'aul M i o' N( 'ma SI ea '- 'ill be given .t f'fir trial. ame an inquiry this week from gantown, North Carolimt, where of ]lerzl JmHor Guihl has ,'led. The S(luthcrners wrote W0uhl like advice on h()w to e their org.lnizal.ion as snc(tess- .s the Guihl. st fall mccting is tentatively set ePteml)cr 11. Moving l)ictures !attic, tracing its growth since anding of the settlers at Aki ;, Will 1)e shown. Rol)ert M(;-I d i, community clul) head "tn l . lStorian, will speak. Dancing efreshments are also scheduled. . tell all our friends about this gcment , ant and h'tve the htrgest tm'n- ever lie, to Mr. ianchoukU0._0'RIP : l)iscovery! Ros'die Neff, Seattle re[ an sell 't size 14 dress to a wo- s. lie is ai"Whe shouhl be wearing a 36, is s. A. A. Y[l)0Ssessor of a beautiful singing '(, r b"' I wqs wrong about Margin :11 t'tke pl_ Slag with l(enny Altose at the u(1 T tll or'L]l l)ICnlC... Give lilt ') le-to-be, her|With Mall(  ,'(" ' I ' )11 l,11Ll'g )lis hair, giving a of Julia Diesenhaus, Margaret Zr ) ' ' Fucsday , a s complexion, E(lith Ro- 0s Petiteness, Rosalie Neff's amity, Mary Brown's alhlre .3tires' Re nillion dollars in the bank and l hohl its J 0w quick I give Ul) bachelcr- ,t Madrona ed. Frie t te Stage I BOW5 :.URS tats Unit" Differentl 25 STAt Histadruth By Mrs. R. Lukoff 3tadruth, Jewish Pioneer Work- [ lalestine, will hohl its summer trig Tuesday /It 2 p. m. at Ma- Park. /ill members are ur- Y requested to attend. ADDITIONAL NEWS ad Mrs. Rubs Gross had last week, their cousins, Sangus of Calgary, A1- Sad Mr. Charles Yanow of aneisco, who Sllenta week During the week-end tertained cousins who came '0kanc, Miss Atom Gohlstein )n, England, who is visiting Mrs. J'tck Goldstein, with Stess and her brother, Mr. of Sl)okane. their l)leasure Mr. and Mrs. a breakfast on Sunday ng tour of the city. of the M. M. Meshers of their cottagc at Seasidc, is their athletic I)rother, Morton Pinch, an- is also vac.i, ion bound. a week's trip to sland, with Dave Pearl. explore the isl'mds motor- 0sting. adage, "Bread cast nl)on became very real to Goldsby and her son, during their visit here. A devoted friends liter'dly d them with attention and made their visit delightful, memory to take with w.ty to their home in is the soul of hos- and was almost alw,tys to ]nakc 'l n(wC()lner ome (luring the Gohlsby's here. They left for Monday. visitor hcrc re- Its ])r. Leo G. Riglcr, pro- '0adioh)gy, University of College, who was ef the faculty of the Grad- Course which ter- 22nd. ])r. Riglcr is a Dr. Adoll)h Rigler (if this Was host at "t stag hulcheon Mrs. Harold M. Rogers rned from a ten-day rest lit Bamberger who spent :lrtnight in the city visiting and sister, Mr. lhu'(le, and seeing who entertained her for hcr honlc in Salt SUnday. ()he of the out- for ]Vll's. Bamberger )l)er I)arty her t, ncle and V. Fishers, gave guests had a de- By Max Katz August 13 is the date of the A.Z.A. hay ride, I)c'tch l)arty an(1 weinie roast. Chairman Jean Moslcr an- ],(ll,llC(!(l that several large trllcks, a COUl)le l)alc.s of hay, dozens of weinies a11(l hl,ns arid all cxcll,sivc. }leach 'H'c ])(ring seem'cal. The A.Z.A. ball le'lm went into :lcti(m Sunday in Tacom:'s Stadimn Fiehl, (l(!fcating a l)ickup 'l'acom.t te'tm, 13-6. The game marked tim re- turn of S'Im "Red" R<)lcnl)erg 'Is l)l't'yer-co'w,h of A.Z.A. lie struck out twice. The Alcl)hs have cnl, ered I;110 kllock-ol( to(lrnanle, nt s])ol,sorc,(l lly the 1)arlc Board. In their first g.nne they will meet the llewerfu[ G r tllll)allnl teanl. Aleph Godol Merle (John will take charge (if his first meeting of his CLIFFORD ODETS .. his play was picked l term Wednesday. l)residing over the tw(i previous meetings was Aleph S'gan Jerry Leshgohl. At Wcdnes- day night's meeting, President Cohn will st'wt the machinery moving for the regional convention to l)e hehl in November. In a week, A.Z.A. will losc the man who was 1)rob'd)ly the most active Alel)h in the Mstory of Seattle A.Z.A. Chal)ter -- Mel SMell, who has reached the vl)ting age, thus gradu- ating from A.Z.A. Mel is still keep- ing 'u) interest in A.Z.A., le.tding the new alumni groul). This week the Order ()f the llerring goes to Jean Mosler, for promoting the summer social and athletic pro- gram. Seen an(1 he'lrd at Sam's marble machine: Phil Sussman, the cawllier of the S1)anish Castle, sucldng on a tril)le decker wmilla cone... Mill Weis and Louis L'lzoff, telling of their feats of daring on a wcck's tour of the Olyml)ie Peninsula .... Missing are h'win Cal)lan and Jerry Leshgold, Sl)ending 'l week 'It Shadow Lake.. lhu'ohl Greenfiehl wants to become "Sweethc,lrt of the Sopho- more lhld'lss,lh".., l)ave Muskatell, specding by with another V'mcouver ch.lrmer. This m'lkes al)out four.... Milton Lewis is worrying about a date for the convention dance iu Noveml)er. Past Advisor George Silver giving a lecture on how to win on l)in-1)all m'lchincs and then losing $1.80. WISE WORDS Israel Abrahams has writi,en of the medieval synagogue: "It was nllta mere l)hlce in which the Jew pr.lye(I, it was a l)hlce in which lie lived; .lnd just 'Is life has its earnest and its friv(ihlus moments, so the Jew in synagogue was at times rigorously rcverent an(l at other times quite at his ease." THE Camera Bu@ Will bile you if you don't watch outl SEE REG. McKEE Camera Specialist Cameras Camera Supplies Fountain Pens Greeting Cards 14061/ 4TH AVE. Across from 1411 4th Ave. Bldg. THE DONNELLY YAKIMA'8 LARGEST HOTEL Welcomes You Coffee Shop Popular Prices YAKIMA) WASII. I THE OLYMPIAN REFINISHING CO. Refinishing of Household and Office Furniture USED CHAIRS & DESKS FOR SALE ELiot 2012 1004 Howell St. By Melvin Sidell At the last nmcting (if the llabima l'laycrs f()t,r laW iilays were rc, ad, fronl which one will lie chosen tl) 1)e l)r(scnt(din()ctol)cr. At the l)rescnt "l)ar'ulise l,(ist," writ(cn Ily Clif- ford ()del.s. Iirilliant y(nmg New York l)h,ywright, was scletd:cd Tuesday night f(ir the lhll)ima l)layers ' fall l)roduction. It is the story of llolitics in New York's crow(h'xl, teenaing E:lst Side. Last week, ]}al'ncy Shain, l[ort(in Br(lwn, Julia Diesenh'lus and Diree- (,or Albert N. Y1nmgman ,imlitioned "Bcllind (H(iscd l)oors" at one of Se- attle's radio stations. All that re- mains is the setting of i, he timc for the program I)efore l l.ll)ima Players I)econw, actors on the ether waves as well as of the stage. CURTAIN CALLS: Offers still conm pouring in fin' out-of-town per- formanecs for the next lhlbima Player producti()n. The latest is from Vancouver, which is anxious to IIrescnt 'l I)hly in the hitter l)art of December... Jerry Leshgohl, whose flare for comedy is so wcll-devch)ped, will make a welcome addition to the ]hll)ima's fun-makers now including the inimitable Louie Laventhal, Mill Weis, Bob Friedman, and Director A1 Youngman himself. . . Shirlcy Ross who got her dranmtic training in 1)akot'l, has rephlced GohlieMelt- zer ,is the vixen charmer of Hal)ima in'oducti(ins. Emma Lazarus Auxiliary By Mrs. Florence Myers Annual Emma Lazarus Auxiliary picnic was hehl Wednesday after- noon at Madromt P.trk. Lunch was served, bridge and m.dl jong was played. Congratulations to Mrs. Lena Pearl on the engagement of her son, Dr. h'win Pearl, to Miss Lillian Aronin. Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Mrs. Joe Cohen, who is convales- cing at her home. Members, do not forget your new aplllicants for membershil). Havc them all ready for the iirst meeting, September 6, at the Temple Center. Workmen's Circle Women's Branch By Mrs. Rose Caplan lhlstess of the last cxccutive meet- ing w'ts Mrs. Rose Blatt.. Chairm'tn of the next meeting is Mrs. Zarah Cohn. A short llusiness meeting will be hehl. Cards will folhlw. Refresh- merts will be served. Sons Of lsraol By Joe Farber With the aim of m.lldng the Sims of lsrael Se'tttle's "hlrgest Jewish or- ganization," President Sam Miller tod'ly offercd $25 to the first tlcrson 1)ringing in 10 new meml)ers, lie got the idea, he said, when lie was fined tw() llottles of wine and a box of cigars for faihn'e to al/llear at a Sons of Israel lficnic. Although hc later exlllaincd that lie was ill witli food poisoning, which confined him to his home, he l)aid the fine--an(l topped it by offering the $25 prize for new members. "Our lodge has been in existence since 1915," Mr. Miller s'dd. "I feel greatly encouraged by the enthusi- asm of our 150 memll,.n's for the new meml)ershil) drive." Paul Muni Is Favorite in india, Critic Says Paul Muni is the most l/(llndar forcign actor in Imli.t, Khwaja Ah- mad AIIb'ts, me(ion 1)icturc, critic I)f The Boml)ay Chronicle, who arrived hcrc this week on a worhl tOlU', re- vcale(1. A l)icture 1)y Muni, who got his qcting training in the Yiddish stage of New York, ran six weeks in Boml)ay, an all-(inle rcc()rd, Abhas said. Writer Refuses To Eat Over Hitlerism (Con(,inued from Page 1) tion to Germany on the plea that he faces persecution there for writing an unpublished book at- tacking Hitler's treatment of Jews and Catholics. He has taken nothing but water for 14 days. He has been trans- ferred to the county jail hospital. HENRY "HANKUS PRANKUS" GREENBERG, mighty six-foot slugging first baseman of the De- troit Tigers, was baseball's man- of-the-week today. Big question in millions of fans' minds is: Will Hank Greenberg beat Babe Ruth's record of 60 home runs in one season? Already, Hank has hit 37 home runs in 92 games. In 1927, Babe Ruth smacked his 37 homer in his 113th game. A fortune awaits Greenberg, who once asked a Detroit rabbi if he could play in a World Series on Rosh Hashonah, if he tops Ruth's mark. Jewish Student Ranks Highest At College OMAI[A, Neb.--Joe S. lh)rnstcin, son of Mr. an(l Mrs. Sam lt'ornstein, who is a Sol)homore at Georgia Tech, at Athulta, Georgia, this week was prcsente(1 with "t gold knife by the Briare,m Socicty (if Athlnta. Each year the three ranking high- est in schol'lrship are chosen by the faculty "is candidates for the honor. The one (if the three elected 1)y the class rcccives the aw'ml. ]h)rnstein w'ls 'llso elected secrc- tary-tre'lsurer of his chlss. IIc is a former A.Z.A. meml)cr. Homesick Hitler Victim Is Suicide At 15 NI']W YO1)d(.--lIomcsick, una/)lc to Sl)eak English or to lrlrticilmte in groul) games, Edw'u'd I)rager, 15- year-old son of Jews who had enli- grated from Germ,my, fled from the lIecksher C'unll this week and was found later in the woods. lie had hanged himself with the belt of his carat1 uniform. IIis father, l Brooldyn chemist, had sent the boy to camp to learn American ways. HITLER IS OLD STUFF In Portugal in ,Ill cities and places in which over ten Jews lived, there was a sel/ar'd;e Jewish quarter, known as Ju(liaria. These Judiarias wcrc ch)sed every evening when the bells sounded for prayer, and were guarded by two watchmen al)pointed by the ldng. Penalties for being fomnl ouL- si(lc the Judiaria after the bell rang, included fines, whipllings or even l)rol)erty confisc.ltion. Just arrived New and smart im- ported shirtings Come in and see them. Learn the marvelous satisfac- tion and comfort to be gained by wearing Metropolitan Cus- tom Tailored Shirts METROPOLITAN SHIRT SHOP "Shlrtmaker $ to parttcular people ' " 207 DOUGLAS BUILDING Fourth Ave. at Union St. MAI 626S - SEATTLE 1 CARL me. cm.Er wo,00s I 1 Cabinets Fixtures 1 I and Millwork 1 Ill Alterations and Repairs 1 III FnONE Us FOR ESTIMATES I IllS42s Wostorn Ave., Elliot 4143| I l East Union Cleaners AUTIIORIZED CLEEN-CRAFT Cleaning, Pressing, Tailoring WE CALL FOR AND DELIVER 2200 East Union St. CAp. 9679 i MONTLAKE THE AFFAIRS OF t 24th N. & E, Lynn M A U P A S S A N T I Montlako Car "10 Narrating'the passionate love affair between MARIE 1 Phone EAst 112 and Guy do Maupassantl--English Captions. Hlio(( (h':lfman, whose wife is a Ificee of Mr. and Mrs. Le()ll(ihl Stern, h)ng(imc So, at(It residents, arrived here f()r :l 10-day stay Wc,(Incs(hD, nigh(, fr()m Vanc()uver, B. ('.. (m his w:l.y to fill the 1)ulllit (if "l'eml)lc lsrael in la)ng Be:tch, CaIif(irnia. Ral)l)i Grafman is a gradua(.e of the University of Cincinn'(i (A.B. dc- grcc) an(l the lh!l)rew Union ((lllegc at (',incinnali (degrees B.I[.I,. and R:d)l)i). lie also hohls th: dcgree of l)oc(or ()f Law and ,It (me time in(en(h(l to give ul) the ral)l)inate to l)ractice law. l[e occul)icd (he Reform pulllit in Taml)a Fl.t., from 1924 to 1930 an(1 (.he Reform lndl)it ()f Trem(mt Tota- l)It, Ncw Y()rk City, 1930 to 11.)34. For (,he past several years Dr. Grafman has been director of the Sl)e'tkers' Bureau of the Anti-Defam- ati()n League of B'n'ti B'rith. lle has served on the Bronx Scout Council of the Boy Scouts of Am- erica; was a member of the Advisory Board of the Cam l) Fire GMs (New York City), a member of the execu- l,(l, gll',' fo). A1)lericanization Inc. (New Y(irl,: (',i(y). Fronl 1!)17 io 1919 he scrve(l as a non-commissi()ne(l oflicer in (,11(: U.S. Matin(! ( ',orl)s. lle is a meml)cr and f(irmer grand I)ledge master i)f Phi EIIsihm Pi fraternity .rod a meml)er of B'n'd B'rith. In New York City l)al)l)i Gr'ffman was co-organizer of (,lie Teachers C(in- fevence of the Jewish Religious Schol)]S (if (he Metropolitan area, 1).trticil)atell ia the cre.ltion of a curric(dum for adult Jewish educa- tion, an(l served on the executive board of the Bron l)ivision of the Federation of Phiblnthrol)ic Socie- ties (ff Gre.tter New York. lie has contril)uted articles to law journals and tll the Anglo-Jewish llress. While in Tampa, Rablfi Grafman was iml)lishcr and editor of "The Southern Advocate," a monthly 1)eriodical devoted to the interests of Fh)rida Jewry. Rabbi Grafman is accoml)anicd by his wife .ind daughter, Rose Mary. Jews Spend $2.,000,000 Yearly In N.Y. For Hebrew Teaching NEW YORK.--Jewish l)arents in New York sl)en(1 more than $2,000,- 000 a year 1,(I give their children a Jewish e(luc.ltion, l['trry II. Liebo- vitz, 1)resident of the Jewish Educa- tion Association, tohl the associa- tion's annual meeting this week. IIc also rel/orted that registration in the Jcwish religious schools of the city had increased by about 1,000 during the past year. The association's board of licenses granted 102 licenses to teachers in 1937, lie said. What Does It Take To Get Jews To Unite? 5 Years Of Hitler BERLIN.--A federation of Ger- This is the first time that till Ger" man Jews was formed this week to man Jewish societies have been corn- provide a united front in facilitating plctcly united. the emigration of Jews from the It is ext)ccLed that all Jews will country, have left Germany by 1950. No Nazis Will Testify Before Congress Probers, Dies Reveals WASItlNGTON, D. C. (W N S)-- No offici.ds of the Bun(l or of Communist organizations will I)c called as witnesses before the IIouse Committee investigating un- American activities when it opens l)ublic hearings in W'lshington on August 11, Chairman Martin Dies announced this week. "We aren't going to l)rescnt a s()mlding 1)oard for their causes," tie said, "but if they want to alIpear and bring documents such as member- shill an(I dues lists, we'll let them be heard." Dies revealed his committee had ,dre,ldy uncovered "startling inform- ation" of such a torture that the public and Congress "will insist that we carry on the work beyond the present J,lnuary 3 deadline." Ohio American Legion Rap German-American Bund Stand CINCINNATI. -- By unanimous vote Ohio's American Legion, in con= vention here this week, adopted a resolution denouncing the German- Anmrican Bund and aftiliatcd organi- z.ltilms. St(ch organizations as the B(md tend to "corrul)t" American youth and are hostile t(i American tra- ditions, the resolution said. Ohio's Veterans of Foreigu Wars attacked th Braid l)y resolution seyeral months ago. Free Bus For Parochial School Is Okehed By New York Solons ALBANY, N. Y. (W N S)--Free tr.ulsl)ortation to chihh'en attending denominational schools was apl)roved this week by the New York St.a(.e Constitutional C(invcntion I)y "t vote of 134 to 9 when it adopLcd the so- c-died "Catholic bus bill." Fimtl action rests with the voter whl) will lmllot (m the proposal. Under the terms of the bill lmpils of ,Ill denomination'd schools, in- chiding Jcwish and Catholic paro- chial schools, "ire entitled to free tl'ansl)or t:d,i()n, By Rowboat, Six Boys Set Out For Palestine From Poland WARSAW--Six Jewish boys Ile- tween the ages of 12 and 15 who set out in two r()wboats for l'alestine f(lund their odyssey llrought to aa abrupt halt this week at Phltsk, some 50 miles Ull lhc, Vistuhl Rivcr, whence llolicc naviga(,cd thcln 1)3' bind llack to the, ])osoms of their familics in Warsaw. Un(ler the leadershil) of Adnliral Ezeldel Rinder, 15, the youths nvm- aged to get together a few hm)drc(| zh)tys, wi(,h which they 1)ought 1.1)(; rowl)oats and l)rovi(led themselvcs with food, an oil stove and other provisions which they felt necessary for the voyage. The fleet was launched "It Warsaw, with Admiral Rinder keeping his weather-beaten eye on the chart which showed in a red-inked line the c11urse to Tel Aviv. As their craft I)hlwed north toward the Baltic, a l)olice alarm was sent out for them, with the result that they were (irdcred to heave to at Ph)Lsk and were unl)olitely boarded by the police. The exl)h)it recalled an attempt last year 1) 3 , a W'lrsaw hlwyer, M. Ryl)l)el, 1,() ()rganize a Jewish I)arade to P.tlesl.ine. Several hun(h'ed mcn and women joined Rypl)el's l)l'ocession, an(1 with- out llaSsl)or(s or funds, gaily singing, they nlarched off for Palestine, guided only 1)y thei(' sense of dircc- ti(m. The march was stopl)ed by the police and a second atteml)t met with like result.