Will of Mrs. Hattie Weil Remembers Jewish Charities
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Will of Mrs. Hattie Weil Remembers Jewish Charities

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The will of the late Mrs. Hattie Weil, who died March 31, just filed here for probate, leaves controlling interest in the Weil Furniture Co. to her son, Victor Weil, provided he will carry on the business. Her daughter, Mrs. Florence Weil Roemer, gets the remainder of the stock.

Bequests in the will include one for $3,000 to the Detroit United Jewish Charities; $1,000 each to the Detroit Jewish Fresh Air Society, Jewish Women’s Club of Detroit, Hebrew Union College of Cincinnati; $500 each to the Cleveland Orphan Home, Denver Hospital for Consumptives, Detroit branch of Salvation Army and Visiting Nurses’ Association. The sum of $2,000 is turned over to Rabbi Leo M. Franklin to be used in accordance with a memorandum in his possession.

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