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EAR DE NIL EOIT GERMED iVOMAN TO I)IRi:CT FIRST NA J ION A I IIFAI.TI! KXIIIHi' Injection of Reforms Into Ranks of Mohammedans Causes Dissention. cbv tub Astiovurun piu:sa LUamOIT. Mich.. Aug. 2, 'i'lio Moslem mosiuo in Hi; n land Park, a suburb, that for moro than a year has ttood as tho only outward outward symbol of Islam in tho western western world -J -J to fto razed, and ilu property suit.. Injection uf reforms Into the an-clent an-clent an-clent roligio-i roligio-i roligio-i of Urn -phet, -phet, w h 1 - 1 . caused tl s " in tho ranks of Mohammedans here, and )a-k )a-k )a-k of interest on. tho part of most of them wore ,Tiven by Muhahhad Karoub. wealthy Moslom real estate man. whoso reasons for abandonment of tho in ruins and tourists and natives alike wrench the stone blocks from tho super-structure super-structure super-structure to throw Into tho valleys below. Vet it is maintained maintained that the great structure, extending extending from Shanhnlkuan on tho sea almost to the borders of Tibet has many; centuries to llvo although no efforts are nwde to prosorvo i.i Construction of the "Wall was bo-gun bo-gun bo-gun 200 H, C, by Emperor Chlh Huang Tl, a. contemporary of Hannibal, Hannibal, who conceived this barrier to keep out the Tartans. At one time 700.000 criminals nnd prison era of war were engaged in the work. Tho main part of tho ';. however, was not undertaken until the seventh eentury, when. U is said, 1,000,000 workers wero em ployed. Miss Marjo.'io Martin. Miss Marjorio Martin, health expert expert of Urooklyn, 1. Y., has been cl json us executive (livedo.- (livedo.- of the First Nntionnl Stftndart'.ized Healtl) IfAhibition to bo held in that city in October. Misa Martin 13 the lirsi woman in the United States to as sunie directorship of a nationa en terprise not distinctly 'emihino in char -act -act iff. r'l-M-y.-H 'ac:ir-.s it I national more than project to propagate tho Islamic faith in this country. Added In thepo is the fact that tho property has been olacel on the tax rollH by the Highland Park administration, and Mr. Karoub .k cnnipclled la pay Iiixch rm the hiosMi.w cl'y oillcials holding It i? "vacant property not used for re'.l-Rbnis re'.l-Rbnis re'.l-Rbnis wtir-liip." wtir-liip." wtir-liip." .M r. Karoub aays his exorls to found a religious center for his peoplo cost iri.'t.OOO. While expen- expen- ncintf bis dnnppolntiivjnl. at be-ins be-ins be-ins forced to adopt this course, he added he hnd "no word of Hcnsure for my peplc," addlni? If they dif-fere dif-fere dif-fere from himself as to tho interpretation interpretation of the doctrine of Mohammed. Mohammed. "It la their a call and their richt." Mi-. Mi-. Mi-. Karoub cam to America several years ngo, a penniless lmmi" Krant from Arabia. SetttliiR In De-tt De-tt De-tt oil, he obiained empbiyir ont ns a laborer in an automobllo factory, and by Having money and makiiiE: judicious Investment, became very wealthy, it ih said. i 'Ilia next ambition was to fur-1 fur-1 fur-1 ther thtf cause of Islam in North and Kouth America and tho luos- luos- , Mue followed. j The structure was dedicated in j June, liil, with elaborate cere-: cere-: cere-: monies conducted by Mufil Mo- Mo- j hnmmad Sadlq, Moslem mlnaionary from India, whose doctrines it is ; wild, caused a Kpllt in tho oujire- oujire- patlon; and two local Moslem ' sheiks, Jvhalcel, llizzy and llasnan 1 Karoub, the hitter brother of tho mosque builder, 1

Clipped from Asheville Citizen-Times27 Aug 1922, SunMain EditionPage 27

Asheville Citizen-Times (Asheville, North Carolina)27 Aug 1922, SunMain EditionPage 27
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