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Friday, June 20, 1919.
IFORT WORTH NEWSl
Regular meeting of Isidor Straus
Lodge No. 619, I. 0. B. B., first and
third Tuesdays of each month at 8
o'clock p. m. at the Hebrew Institute.
All members are urged to attend as
there are always important matters to
JOSEPH WOLFFSON, Prest
L. F. SHANBLUM, lecy. ,
Temple Beth-El, 6th and Taylor
Streets. Services Friday evening at
8 o'clock, Saturday morning, 11
o'clock, Sunday morning, 11:16. Sab
bath School, Saturday morning at 9
o'clock, and Sunday at 10:00.
Synagogue Avatah Sholem. Friday
evening services at 8 o'clock. Satur
day morning, 8 o'clock. Sabbath school
Saturday morning, 10 o'clock.
Miss Belle Goldberg entertained the
Debutante Club last Sunday afternoon
at her home on Eighth avenue. The
election of officers for the new term
was held which resulted thusly: Misses
Estelle Shanblum, president; Leona
Cohen, vice president; Ida Wolffson,
secretary; Belle Goldberg, treasurer;
Evelyn Goldstein parliamentarian,
and Bernice Dan, society editor. Af
ter the meeting was adjourned, "bun
co" was played, Miss Jennie Coplin
winning high score and Miss Estelle
Shanblum the consolation. Mints were
served during the evening and dainty
refreshments at the close of the game.
The next meeting will be held with
Miss Regina Kahn.
There will be a meeting of the Mi
riam Club Monday evening, at 7:30 at
the Khaki Club. All members are urg
ed to attend. The members of the
club will act as hostesses to the boys
of the 86th and 90th Divisions Satur
day night at the First Christian
The B'nai B'rith Lodge held its
semi-annual election of officers Tues
day evening, June 17 at the Hebrew
Institute. The following officers were
elected: L. M. Miller, president; Mey
er McM, vice president; Ell Gilbert,
secretary; Barney Landsman, treas
urer; S. Wolfman, warden and J.
An Interesting Meeting.
Sergt Byron Gernsbacher son of
Mr. and Mrs. H. Gernsbacher of this
city, while walking in the area around
La Mans, France, met Miss Bessie
Fox, the head of the Jewish Welfare
Board worker in that section. Miss
Fox is a sister of Rabbi George Fox.
In honorr of the Sabbath School
Sholom. Rabbi Blumenthal enter
Sholom,' Dr. Chas. Blumenthal enter
tained last Tuesday evening at the
Hebrew Institute with a delightful
and most enjoyable dance. Invitations
were sent out by the host and the hon
orees selected their own escorts. In
spite of the inclement weather a large
crowd was present and a good time
enjoyed by all.
During the course of the dance, the
guests were served punch and ice
cream, Mrs. R, Goldstein, .with her
masterly arm, serving at the punch
As the evening grew on Mrs. Mor
ris Fred, in behalf of the honorees,
presented Rabbi Blumenthal with a
fandsome solid gold Masonic ring.
The recipient, in his usual and attrac
tive manner, expressed his apprecia
tion for the lovely token.
This affair will be long remember
ed by those present for in it we see
the retirement of the host from the
rabbinical life and now behold him in
the status of tthe layman.
One of the simplest and most im
pressive weddings of the season was
solemnized last Sunday at high noon
when at the home of her sister, Mrs.
David Brown, and in the presence of
the family and a few intimate friends
Miss Ida Simon and Mr. Mose Hol
land were united dn the holy bonds of
matrimony. Rabbis M. Faber of Tyler,
and Dr. George Pox of this city offi
ciated. To the strains of Mendelsohn's
wedding march played by Mrs. James
Weltman, the bridesmaid, Miss Ida
Brown, entered. She was followed by
the little ring bearer, Ruth Louise Si
mon who carried the wedding ring in
the heart of a rose. The bride then en
tered on the arm of her brother-in-law,
Mr. David Brown. She was met at
the improvised altar by the groom
who was attended by his brother, Mr.
Walter Holland. The bride wore a
simple white georgette gown cut round
length and her veil was ornamented
with a wreath of orange blossoms.
The bridesmaid's gown was also of
white georgette. Mrs. Weltman's gown
was of pink organdie. The bride's
traveling costume was a dress of
brown triocolette with hat of taupe
georgette. Her shoes and gloves were
of a contrasting shade. After a brief
honeymoon the young couple will re
Bide in San Antonio.
Mr. and Mrs. U. M. Simon were
hosts at a wedding dinner given to the
Simon-Holland bridal party and
guests at Joseph's Cafe last Sunday
at one o'clock. The table was decorat
ed with lighted tapers and cut flowers.
The center piece was an enormous
basket of cut flowers and ferns. In
front of the bride was the wedding
cake which was made by Mrs. Simon.
A delicious seven course dinner was
served to the following: Messrs. and
Mesdames Mose Holland, Walter Hol
land of De Ridda, La.; David Brown,
Meredith Carb,, James Weltman, M.
Joseph, U. M. Simon, B. Castberg of
New York; Dr. and Mrs. George Fox,
Misses Ida Brown, Ruth Louise Si
mon, Hennie Holland of Baumont;
Mrs. L. Weltman, Mrs. Bolle Burken
road of Beaumont; Mr. Simpson of
Lawton, Okla., Henry and Richard
Miss Annette Lederman has gone to
Shreveport, La., where she will at
tend the house party given by Miss
Libby Weisman of that city. Miss
Lederman and Miss Weisman were
classmates at Lennox Hall.
Mrs. Sam Rosen and son, Joel, have
gone to New York to spend the sum
The many friends of Mrs. M. Ros
enthal will be glad to learn that she
has been discharged from the All
Saints Hospital where she had under
gone an operation.
Mrs. D. L Keller of Drummond,
Okla., is visiting her mother, Mrs. S.
Mr. and Mrs. n. RJtchey of South
Jennings celebrated their 25th wed
ding anniversary Saturday, June 14th.
Mr. and Mrs. Ritchey were the recip
ients of many beautiful gifts.
Miss Marie Clark honored the re
turning boys of the 36th Division with
a party at her home last Sunday -evening.
Among those who attended
were: Misses Naomi Carb, Gladys
Veit, Maxine Hirsch, Goldie Anoff,
and Sweetie Wolf. Messrs. Gus Baer,
Jake Emden, Ike Gabert, Walter Cam
iner, Abe Kaplan and Harry Clark.
Miss Marie was assisted in entertain
ing by Mesdames G. Clark, E. Welsch,
II. Hirsch and T. Braun. Refreshments
consisting of ice cream, take, candy
and punch were served.
Mrs. E. N. Lehman and son, Louis,
are visiting relatives in Sherman.
Mr. and Mrs. N. Katsberg who have
been the guests of their sister and
brother, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Brown,
have returned to their home in New
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Lard were among
the Rotarians of Fort Worth who
went to Salt Lake City to attend the
convention of the Rotary Club.
Mr. and Mrs. Pincus have returned
from the Shriner's Convention which
was held in Indianapalosi.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Levy, who for
th past six weeks have been sojourn
ing in St Louis, Chicago and New
York, are at home again.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Greenwall and chil
dren are spending a few weeks in Gal
veston. Mr. and Mrs. U. M. Simon and chil
dren, accompanied by Mrs. L. Welt
man, left for Atlantic City to spend
Mrs. H. Lubin has gone to Mineral
Wells to spend a few weeks.
Mrs. J. Goldgraber left for New
York City to spend the summer.
Mr. L. F. Shanblum has gone on a
business trip to Wichita Falls.
Mr. D. H. Keene e1, for New York
and Chicago where' he expects to be
the guests of relfttivrt. Anna Rose
Keene who has been studying at the
Ward-Belmont Seminary in Nashville,
Tenn., accompanied he father to Chi
cago, and will spend the summer
Mr. Edelman of Waco, was a guest
in this city last week.
Miss Marie Joseph, who for the past
few weeks hat been visiting friends in
Tyler, has returned home and brought
with her as her guesc Miss Helen
Coldstein of that city.
Mr. Dan Levy has returned from a
business trip which jook him to the
northeastern part oil Texas.
Mrs. Isidore Davidson and sister,
Miss Sylvia Joseph are at home again
after a very pleasant stay in Pales
tine with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Endil of Henderson
are the guests of their children, Mr.
and Mrs. I. Brin and Mr. and Mrs. L.
Saul J. Cohen was among the Jew
ish graduates of the Senior High
school Through an erroneous state
ment in the last issue, his name was
Miss Selma Brin, who has been vis
iting her grandparents', Mr. and Mrs.
Endil of Henderson, has returned
Rabbi Faber of Tyler was a guest
in this city last Sunday and took
part in the wedding ceremony which
united Misa Ida Simon and Mr. M.
Mr. Heraan Marx left for the East
where he will spend the summer.
Mrs. O. Harris of Houston is visit-,
ing her daughter, Mrs. M. Handler
and family at 2325 Clinton avenue.
The Misses Marguerite and Hazel
Weltman, Mr. Sidney Weltman and
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Schiff and son,
Harold, have moved 'into their new
home at 322 South Adams Street,
m tW d
OSCAR SELIGMAN GOES INTO
THE INSURANCE BUSINESS
The many friends of Mr. Oscar Se
ligman will be glad to know of his as
sociation with Mr. W. S. Foster under
the firm name of Seligman-Foster In
surance Co. The concern represents
the following companies: Imperial In
surance Co. of New York; Columbia
National of Detroit; United States
Fire Insurance Co., of New York and
the Massachusetts Bonding & Insur
ance Co., of Boston.
Mr. Foster has been in the Insur
ance business in Fort Worth for twen
ty years and is well and favorably
known. Mr. Seligman has been in the
city for the past forty years, it one
of the ex-presidents of Temple Beth
El, a Mason, a Shriner and B'nai
B'rith. He has a host of friends in this
city who will hear of his business ven
ture with great interest Mr. Seligman
is a contributor to every Jewish
cause and deserves the encouragement
and the business of the Jewish public.
The Jewish Monitor wishes the new
firm the greatest success.
where they will spend the tummer.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Kats of Chatta
nooga, Tenn., are among the newcom
ers, who attracted by the prosperous
and successful business future of
Fort Worth, have decided to make this
city their home. They will be a wel
come addition to the Jewish commun
ity. At the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. M. A. Lesser, on Washington
avenue, Miss Anna Lesser entertained
a few of her friends last Sautrday af
ternoon with a bunco party. Home
made fudge wat served throughout
- the game which resulted in the win
ning of the high score prize by Mist
Estelle Shanblum and the consolation
by Miss Regina Kahn. After the game
the guests were seated around the
table where a lovely lunch of tuna
fish salad ,crackers, green olivet,
stuffed olives, sandwiches ice. tea and
other good things awaited them.
Those who enjoyed Mist Lessor's hos
pitality were Misses Minnie Victor,
Evelyn Goldstein, Estelle Shanblum,
Ruth Wolffson, Reginia Kahn, Nellie
Levison Ida Greinet, Lillian Simon,
Anna Hurwiti and the hostess.