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March 21, 1941

The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle from Milwaukee, Wisconsin · Page 7

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March 21, 1941 THE WISCONSIN JEWISH CHRONICLE 7 -THE SEA WOLF- NOW FEATURED AT WARNER Guest Artist On Ford Sunday Evening Hoar Now featured at the Warner theatre Film Folk By HELEN ZIGMOND (Coprriht. 1S41. JTA Weizmann to Confer With U. S. Scienthti , New Yoik(JTA) Dr. Chajtn ; Weizmann, who was eipevted to arrive in New Vcrk by Clipper frwn : Lisbon thU week. wJ! coiner with Between YOU and ME By PAUL A. PETERS : The Sea Wolf," Warner Bros, screen version of the famous novel hijack London, starring Edward I. Robinson. Ida Lupioo and John Garfield, with a supporting east headed Oysher Comes to Hollywood by Gen Lockhart, Barry Fit2geraid, Alexander Krtox. Stanley Ridges and The son of a son of a ton of a son Francis 5ieIonaj1. "The Sea Woir is a powerful storr of life aboard the hell-ship "Ghost," where Wolf Larsen ruled the lives (and often the deaths) of the men in hi. shanghaied crews. . Into this milieu cornea a frightened young girl who is fleeing from prison and a sensitive young author, picked op from the wreck of a San Francesco ferry. The impact of this pair upon the oddly assorted crew of "The Ghost," makes a dramatic and memorable story, which finds its perfect medium in film. leading American scientist regarding his chemical re warch for the fen'.Uh war effort and w:Ii di.tcu with American Jew.sh leader plans for enabltng Palestine to give maximum aid to the British cause in the Near East, the Emergency committee fr Zionist Affairs stated today. Dr. Weizmann wiJl remain in this country only a short time since he expects to return to London as x-n as possible to resume his war duties. He ha( been engaged in work in a special chemical laboratory of tie British Admiralty. He wua director of the Admiralty's chemical laboratories during the first World War. Dr. Bernard Joseph, !-ral advisor of the Jewish Agency, Uft by sir for San, Francisco, on the first l g of his return journey to Palestine after having spent two month in this country. He said that the Jews of Palestine were prepared to place a Jewish military force of 40,000 men at the disposal of Britain. r tory of France . . . The author of th? book. S. Posener, is a well known historian wh has specialised in the history of the Jews in France. Film Talk: In retaliation for Char-lit Chaplin's picture The Great Dictator," Goeblivle has now decided o produce a film to ridicule AvwriM and Britiih statesmen . . . ('resident Roosevelt. Wir.ston Churchi'l, Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Anthcny Eden and Mayor La Goardia wtli appear in the Nazi film as rabbis . . . Hore-BelUha will be shown as commander of a Jewiih army with Jewish soldiers wearing beards, "yarmlkes and side-lork . . . Meanwhile. Cbaphn is starting production of a new pictare about a refugee lt in the big city. Sholem Asch'a much-discu-'sed book, "The Nazarene" is to be fumed in Hollywood, according ta report in the Catholic Herald cf London . . . The publication carries an article severely criticizing Asch'a book as inconsistent with the evidence of history. Paul Muni lat week paid an old debt to a friend who was chiefly re-pnnsible for launching him on his career in the Yiddish theatre 25 years ago . . . The friend is Max Hern, a Yiddish stage veteran, who died two weeks ago in New York . . . Learning of the death. Muni daahed to New York to appear on the Yiddish stare in a benefit performance for Hen !g"s widow . . . lie appeared in Yiddish, with scenes from his two greatest creen roles, "Louis Pasteur" and "The Life of Emil Zola". Men and Deeds: Daniel Harris, oldest member of the Jewish War Veterans, this week celebrated Ms ninety-ninth birthday ... He is the sole survivor f the 8.000 Jews who fought in the Civil War ... He lives in Brooklyn and hopes to survive Hitler, whose defeat be predicts for this year. Only an army clerk in February, Samuel L. Davidson has performed such fine service that he has now been elevated to the pst of major. He has taken up his post in the 8th division at Fort Sam Houston. Texas. Here and There: The "Christian Consumers' Guide," an anti-Semitic .'directory published in New York by EFREM ZIMBALIST Russian-bom Efrem Zimbi!it one of the world's greatest violinists, himself the son of an orchestra leader and one of the few Jews to be admitted in Czarut Russia to the famed Imperial Conservatory of Music at St. Petersburg, one of the fewer still to receive a gold medal and a Rubinstein scholarship upon graduation, will be the guest artist on the Ford Sunday Evening Hour of March 23, which will be broadcast next Sunday night between 8:00 and 9:00 o'clock, Milwaukee time. On the same program will be presented, for the first time in America, the song Richard Wagner wrote for the birthday of his wife, 67 years ago. . Efrem Zimba'ist, whose artistry has been acclaimed for more than 30 vears, will be heard :n "Havanaise" by Saint-Saens, "Prize Song" by Wagner and "Perpetuum Mobile," by Novacek. The orchestra and chorus will again be under the baton of Eugene Or-mandy, musical director of the Philadelphia orchestra. of a son of a cantor is Moishe Oy-sheri And that's a Ripley! For six generations of the Oysher family a male descendant has been a cantor. The seventh son hack was a rabbi. It seems a far cry from that ancestor to Moishe of the movies . . . from Lfpkon, Bessarabia, to Celluloid City . . . but the change k merely environmental, not spiritual. The journey was inevitable. In Moishe's veins there flows the gift of song. And something else is there also perhaps the compressed yearnings of a long-forgotten forbear a passion for that realm of make-believe, the theatre. And strange it is that these two facets of his life led him, after years of devious paths, to Hollywood . . . land of film fantasy! An odd field in which to sow the flower of Jewish culture. Yet when yoa talk to him, it makes sense-very sound sense. But we're ahead of our story. . . . A young man of thirty-three is Moishe . . . square-shouldered . . . dark-haired . . . with a sensitive face . . . . and an emotional voice. As he speaks, his love for his people and his reverence for all that is Jewish are movingly sincere. Back in that little Rumanian village of Lipkon, his life was the humdrum of many another Jewish boy. He studied Heb.-ew, Bible, history, traditional music. His teacher was the great Jewish poet and fabulist, Eleazar Steinberg. And on "shab-bas" he would sing with his father in the synagogue. It was only when a troupe of traveling actors came to town that life became exciting. The tinsel and bedraggled trappings of the tent shows fascinated the boy. Moishe "was given parts whenever they needed a child actor. At the age of six, steeped in an imaginative world, he began his stage career much to the disapproval of his father. No actors had ever before gnarled the family tree. So Moishe grew up his soul in the schul, and his heart in the theatre they were two inseparable, unbreakable fibers of his consciousness. When he was thirteen, his family emigrated to Canada, where his father had a contract as cantor of the largest synagogue in Montreal. From there the Ovshers moved to New York where Moishe became absorbed in the Yiddish theatre. He ha played, produced, and directed for every Jewish theatre in New York. Became a Cantor One time, however, on returning from a trip to South America, he found the shows in New York had oil Kocn t thr wasn't a Tiart the pro-Nazi rabble-rouser Joe Mc-Willams, is backfiring on the merchants who are Iitd there. A survey has disclosed that the consumers in nrkville district, where this directory ii mostly distributed, were boycotting the merchants listed in this "Buy Chrii.ti.in" Guide . . . Synagogues in Canada are row urging their members to buy war saving certificates and donate them to the temples ... In this way ith the trvern ment and the cause of Jewuh religion will benefit. Seventy member of the Betar organization in Sooth Africa have jo'jied us volunteers in the South African army. Dr. Isaac Herzog, chivf rabbi of Palestine, who is now on a vi.it in this country, is recuperating from a serious but successful operation which he underwent here. War Notes: A Jewish war industry ; is developing in Palestine, helping the ; British in their war in North Africa ... More than 1,200 factories in Palestine are today manufacturing various types of war material ranging r from shoes to armored cars ... In the metal industr- there are 50 factories, including twenty foundries, which are producing armored ears, barbed wire, spare parts for motor cars, hospital equipment . . . More than thirty factories are engaged in the production of aearchlighta and othr electrical appliances . . . Three spinning sills are turning out khaki cloth for uniforms . . . Shoe factories have a production of 130.000 pairs of shoe per month, working in three shifts. Jewish refugees from Germany who have joined the Royal Air force in Palestine and are now fighting on the Greek and Libyan fronts receive their orders ia Hebrew . . . Until recently these orders were written in German with English and Hebrew translations appended . . . The refugees, however, asked that the orders in German be discontinued. America Calls: Lewis L. Strauss, an active leader of the American Jewish Committee, president of New York's Temple Emanu-El, honorary president of Jewish Agricultural Society and partner in the Kuhn, Loeb and company, will join the Naval Reserve in active servke . . . He is a Lieutenant Commander, 45 years old . . . and was decorated by six nations for his relief work during the last World War ... He is planning to take a leave of absence from his business and civic and charitable associations to serve in national defense. Prof. Benjamin Akzin, member of the presidency of the New Zionist organization, has been appointed to a position with the government in Washington ... He is relinquishing the direction of the political department of the presidency, which he headed first in I.ondon and for the last few months in New York. David Martin, member of the United Palestine Appeal publicity staff, resigned to join active service in the battle for Britain ... He boarded a freighter Iat week which will bring him to the European front. History Repeated: Those in America who are pessimistic about Europe and its future should read the book, "Adol-phe Cremieux" just published by the Jewish Publication society of America . . . They will see how history repeats itself . . . They will read how the French armies had surrendered, how half of France was under the heel of the German invader, how Paris fell into the hands of the enemy, how the free part of France remained leader-less and how the French government had to establish its new capita! in southern France . . . All this happened not in 1940 but in 1870 ... In this terrible time of invasion and disor Edward G. Robinson A tender and highly unusual love story is woven through the powerful action, with Ida Luptno and John Garfield as the sweethearts. Robinson, of course, portrays Larsen. Alexander Knox, a very promising screen newcomer, plays the role of the young author, and Barry Fitzgerald, one of the screen's most brilliant character actors, plays "Cookie," a sniveling, slimy coward who fawning-ly reports to Larsen everything that goes on among the other members of the crew. Also shown is Guy Kibbee as Clarence Budington Kellami'a famous character, "Seatiergood Baines." rn mm 1 BUM B'RITH COUNCIL WILL MEET SUNDAY (Coattlawol from race 1) A - a SERVICE HEALTH CLUB NOW OPEN TO PUBLIC The Service Health Club, Inc., a popular priced health club, has opened its establishment at 2124 W. North avenue. Equipped with the most modern health and physical culture appliances, the club offers its members and guests the finest facilities for maintaining and improving the body. George J. Bursak, well known Milwaukeean, is managing director. The health club stresses physical conditioning for business and professional men. Body reducing and building-up is featured and individual exercises are supervised by a trained athletic director. One of the unique features is a Russian steam bath, announced as the most modern of its kind in the city. Electric cabinet, salt, infra-red and ultra violet sun baths are other serv-ies offered in connection with scientific body massage. The massage department is managed by Patrick Tronca, well known registered masseur, who will have several assistants. Jack Baam is in charge of the Russian baths; Morris Zucker is a member of the staff; Na W'Sl.notodoom. s... v .-. ... - - - - r - available. It was the season of the High Holy Days. A friend urged mm t talrn thd rwteirinn at Mnlnr At the aakaakaV aLaSBS tlaaa screes) offered Rumanian synagogue. The contract offered JJZ.OOU lor tnree aays oi serv- ?J if..'C4 4 .. save hi The oil-time a Ma cicmort his sinmntr was a sensation . , . and thenceforth began t . his music career, wnscn nas sicyrocK-eted him to the top. Today, he con et!-sI!lng odven- V twre story... brovght V to life by filmctem's three mast dynamic tinues as a cantor . . . the foremost in America and a worthy successor tha lata Rnnh1att . . but like , w 1-ts.m tarsJn a woy yesB f V L, the auspices of . the Milwaukee B'nai B'rith Conference,, comprising the Milwaukee lodges and affiliated roups. Due note will be taken that this is the 80tb anniversary year of its oldest member lodge Gilead Lodge No. 41, which was instituted in Milwaukee on June 23, 1861. Officers of the Milwaukee B'nai B'rith conference, consisting of the Milwaukee lodpes, are cooperating in plans for the day. They are: Morris F. Jacobs, president, and Joseph E. Meyers, secretary. Reservations Now Open The council in inviting everyone to attend the council sessions and the oanquet. Members, their families and friends throughout southern Wisconsin are now making reservations, as are those affiliated with other organizations such as the ladies auxiliaries, junior girls groups and Aleph Zadik Aleph chapters. In Milwaukee reservations for the banquet will be taken by Joseph E. Meyers, 3003 NT. 45th Street, telephone Iir.ltop 7546. Reservations may also be made with the following lodge secretaries: Bay Shore: Joseph K. Meyers; Gilead: Ronald A. Pad way, 533 Caswell BMg., Milwaukee, telephone DAly 1566; Shofer: Jerome Frank, 1005 W. Hadley, Milwaukee, Locust 6758; Beloit: Art Weinberg, 1205 Emerson St.; Kenosha: Howard Cohn, 6806 Sixth Ave.; Racine: George Baron, l'J53 Taylor Ave.; Madison: Jess Dizon, 514 E. Wilson St.; and Waukesha: Norman Riokin, 565 Dunbar Ave. Rosenblatt he also concertizes and ' forgotl acts m the movies, lie has never nlorul t.n HrnnHwn v in unite of of ganization, the French selected the Jewish lawyer and statesman as Justice Minister. What Cremieux did for France is told in many books of French history . . . The new biography of Cremieux throws much light on the role which Cremieux played in bringing about Jewish emancipation in Europe . . . It tellg the story of the acquisition of equal rights by the Jews of Europe ... It brings out how Cremieux while battling for the cause of France also did not forget to fight for the rights of the Jewish people ... It is a timely book, worth reading by Americans, who will see that the German invasion of France and occupation of Paris is not new in the his- than Bursak operates the tailor service, and Ben Forman is in charge of the barber shop. Lawrence Leder-man, graduate of the University of Wisconsin Athletic department, is the athletic director. Others in the personnel are John Carson and Ovel Brooks, as valets. George J. Bursak is president of the Health club and Harold Shapiro is secretary-treasurer. The Service Health club, open day and night, offers its facilities at a nominal annual membership fee. Guest privileges are also extended. The date for the grand opening will ! announced. Membership in the club may be secured by calling Kil-bourn J934. fers, because he will not break the Sabbath. He insists on a provision for this in all his contracts. A few weeks ago he appeared on V T w Antroltx roncert sta?e for tk. ;t timo TVn Philharmonic Au- LIIC lUOk .".- - - - - ditorium was sold out and many hun T I dreds were turoea away, tie w overjoyed at this welcome. "They knew me because of my pictures. Motion pictures," he de-" va mat medium we Lidicn, p- -- have the most potent instrument with which to ngni reugious yir-judice and to reveal the light, the XWAMWn SUVA UW lUWkdPIAaf. I niiCTsUSj M J y I a tfjurxi E&.eOm cot beauty, and the train oi jewisn t;ic. And so he came to Hollywood. v:a.;.V f;lm arp few . . . and l l i Wsyu ( i Join the Center! A iHl 1- -....... - - those were produced for profit, not art. He has appeared in three: The Cantor's Son" (based on his own -ALSO- Clarence Budington Kelland's Famous Character Lives Again' "SC ATTE IMi OI II A I XES" CAROL HUCHES .l?Y JOHN ARCHER life), "The Singing Kiacasmun nu ,tr ., t r.liirv" all made in New York, "where," he says, "the facilities are so umiiea ana me imn."-. tA that tho results are often an insult to the Yiddish language. SPRING RECIPES Br FftAXCES PECK Belli Haj Iattitata ATTENTION j Business and Professional Men! j A Conpita t.tna of j Stationery . . . Typewriters j Furniture . . . Files j Adding Machines S.J.0LSEN COMPANY I 625 N. Second St. MAro. 0114 ! Furthermore. Yiddisn iiims iaueu in .nn.ii Waiiw thev were in AMERICA'S Own Spa : wiuc " . - ... ... . Yiddish. They were unintelligible to those they ought to have attracted ii.. t..-;,k viith who have forgot 7T To top it off, serv with really baked 'vegetarian beans, smothered in tasty tomato sauce. Just heat them that's all. ten their ancestral background, and the GentiJfc puwie, wnicn mm, 1 1 I M M t - occasion to unaerswwu c.aii vu.- ture. .... t Sender Beoamaa D. L. Bchrfem "The richness oi vewisn numor nu tradition deserves an artistic comprehensible presentation." That is his avowed purpose. la tKe UowMful Ouackfoi ! B fkexk riding, golt tennis, kilting, luethg an4 tuhm) en lakes HemAen end ConWif eed ceenttess etta reaeelient, eveSo Me rWevghewt the rear. OeUowe kerse rochtf Iram Ftbtwory 24 e Monk 2l CSkken fries end sknks ere keld at the ledge ee lake HemDtee. Itagete health fm the 47 heeling thermel springs! Musical In English It Arain" will be his first SCHRAI.I & BENSUAN Jewteh Funeral Home Orttwao mm4 Mull Al. B-tniao, Licensed Knbalaer mi V. TratHU Aw. LOeoat lt5-M Hollywood effort ... a musical . . . in English ... a modern story of a singing milkman and hia rise to fame. ft Jews today are in dire need of a f; 1 i laugh, a beiiy laugn lw.nu Mi"1 have bt?en so hurt as they. He is jubilant about r.is wwnifrc. .-r-u . innVi lll a et. And I M. R. W. A !1C IU - . . : ...m. Mnmnt to hear some- btw M. Heat. 8CTwtar one shout, 'Okay, boys, take it apart. 4 but it is oeauliiui. me pwiac j... lnr.visioned. their BflSTDsiiaiJ HOTELtBATHS N yee cheeM thTiettMee Ketel, yati win he sere of the added edvontofe ef perfed ativrafwant and own ations...Toe wifl Wv2 wirh rfalighl In ywr el the sedwtiew el the eWtlghtfwl private path whkh Uktnt ta e magnilkent nwnh f estatw The lestmew arers euiat relesatiee, y hi ceave leet te every activity and recrtetieeel feetvre le Hot Spring. A wide voriety el e tea nva Motions te elect iron tncleWIng reenis end series. Cawara-hmw twpetviaed ieihhevse ia tewnetHee wish kotal. E00n00!.!5rTrPxi methods are business-like sind they have every lacimy w pruuutc THIS RECIPE IS FLEISCHIG Spring ia in the air; everything ia new and fresh from the green blades of grass and budding trees to the bonnet that crowns milady's coiffure. It'a the right time, it seems, for new foods ... foods that carry the tang of spring with them. Try this fleisehig recipe, for instance. Servt the ever - popular frankfurter, dressed up m this delightful new way. Barbecued Frankfurter Hat in tkOlet 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening Cock in anortrnirhf until browned cup finely chopped onion. Add 2 tablespoons pure 'cider vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar cup tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce hi tablespoon prepared brown mustard H teaspoon salt cup water cup chopped celery. Cook over moderate flame for 15 minutes or until thickened. Prick 1 lb. (about eight) frankfurters. Place in the sauce, then cover mad continue to cook slowly for 15 minutes or until frankfurters art tender. Servs hot with ths sauca. best." . , : He proudly displays nis sanuKtin of "Sing It Again." In one comer is .l ni. . At1 William Farnum. THI3 RECIPE IS PAREVE Golden fritters of Aalicate aalmon mixed with sweet kernels of corn ar an appetizing combination to set before your family. Deftly blended tomato ketchup and pungent pepper sauce high-light their dainty savorinesa to help them find favor with tha man of the house. Youll need to count on generous servings. Saliaoa and Cera Fritters Skin, bont and flak 1 (1-lb.) can salmon. aw lightly with 1 eup whole kernel corn 3 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons 'tomato ketchup 1 teaspoon salt Dash red pepper sauce 2 eggs slightly beaten. Have vegetable shortening, one-fourth inch deep, heated in frying pan. Drop the salmon mixture from tip of a tablespoon into the shorten, ing and fry to a golden brown on both sides. Makes six servings ol four fritters each. XaaW j Hn iaiwdL af aovrta, Vr th Uaiea of Orthoaoa JrmUk Coaaras. Philip J. Weiss, Ice. FUNERAL SERVICE 1901 N. Farwell at E. Kane Tl whom he has just met- He treasure it because twenty years ago ... kU first rreat boyish thru! when he arrived in America. m W -a fa. a am. f We ask him auouz ms name . . . ... vt. ...! Kirth tnir? Yes. Moishe Oy?her is bis rel name For this Simlite Hand Laimdry nicture he win oe vuicu, muisx Oysher." , , . "There is a Hebrew proverb," he concludes. He who is content is fortunate.' So I am lucky ... I am con i 4 Zi"" 1IS I tent." sniRTa now 1 UC Shiw Wara tar t. Mwwy 2325 E. Park PL Dm Aa. Join the Center!

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