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News from Staunton, Petersburg
and Norfolk Correspondents.
Paradise Lodge, I. O. B. 8., meets
The seats at the Synagogue Beth
Ahaba will be assigned Sunday.
The residences of Messrs. Kauf
mann and Simon Sycle, on west
Grace street, are rapidly nearing
The latest estimates, carefully
prepared, place the entire Jewish
population of Richmond at 3,000,
of which 600 are voters.
Notices of entertainments, per
sonals and all matters of local in
terest will be cheerfully published if
left at the office of the Jewish South ,
722 E. Main St.
The new prayer book is nearing
completion. Unless there is unex
pected dela)', it can be placed in the
hands of the Congregation by the
middle of September.
At the recent primary election six
of the twelve Jewish candidates
were elected. A gentleman whose
father was a Jew, and one who
married a Jewess were both defeated
Here is how the Holidays fall:
New Year, Monday, September 11;
Day of Atonement, Wednesday,
September 20; Feast of Taberna
cles, Monday, September 25; Eighth
Day of Solemn Assembly, Monday,
Dr. Calisch has been in Chicago
this week, attending the Central
Conference of American Rabbis. He
delivered the Conference Sermon.
In the current number of the Colo
rado Magazine, the Doctor had a
splendid illustrated article on "Ju
daism at the World's Fair. Among
the pictures was a fine likeness of
the Richmond rabbi.
During the absence of Dr. Calisch
Mr. Seymour Bottigheimer is con
ducting the services at the Syna
gogue. This young gentleman is
a student of the Hebrew-Union
College, Cincinnati, of which Dr.
Calisch is a graduate, and though
he will not complete his course for
some time as yet, has already been
extended a flattering offer.
Owing to a disagreement over a
leave-of-absence, Rev. J. D. Sapir
has relinquished the pastorate of
the Congregation Kenessath Israel.
This is to be regretted, as the rev
erend gentleman had made many
friends in this city, who wish him
well in his new home. Rev. Mr.
Saron, of Baltimore, an accomplish
ed rabbi of the orthodox school,
has been elected to the vacancy.
Mr. Saron, whose trial sermon last
week was extremely satisfactory,
preaches in German,
Miss Johanna Barthhas returned
from Variety Springs with her niece
Miss Madelene Barth, who also
spent some time at the same place.
Mr. Albert Schultz left Wednesday
to spend his vacation at Atlantic
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cohen of
Belair, Ohio, formerly residents of
this city, have been paying a visit
to their relatives, Mr. and Mrs.
Isadore Cohen. They are accom
panied by their little son Walter.
Mrs. Jessie Switzer, of Coal Valley,
spent Thursday in Staunton with
Milton and Victor Loch will soon
leave for their home, Philadelphia,
Pa., after a pleasant stay of two
months in this city.
Mr. Adolph Loeb left Thursday
with his niece, Miss Josie Loeb, they
expect to be absent about a month
and will spend some time in Chicago,
visiting the Fair.
Mrs. Joe Barth had quite a little
gathering at her home on north
New Street, Saturday night. The
company was entertained with
music and singing.
Mrs. L.Straus and baby returned
from Variety Springs Monday.
Mrs. and Miss Peyser, of Wash
ington, D. C, who have been visit
ing the family of Mr. Jacob Peyser,
have returned home.
Miss Hattie Samuels, of Balti
more, is visiting Miss Rosa Pc} r ser,
The Sunday School was re-orga
nized last Sunday. A Sabbath
School was instituted at the same
Miss Lina Stein, of Washington,
lis the guest of her sister, Mrs. H.
EVERYBODY IN RICHMOND
Who can, is going to the World's
Fair. Of course they are, and what
!is more, all of them who desire to
i make a quick, comfortable trip are
| going by the Chesapeake & Ohio
| route. There arc several through
j trains daily over this line, but the
best is the one leaving Richmond at
' 2 P. M. This arrives at Chicago
i the next afternoon at 5 o'clock, the
• passengers thus being out only one
i night. Among the advantages of
j this route, in addition to fast time,
I are through Sleeping and Dining
1 Cars, with use of Parlor Car.
The Division Passenger Agent,
! Mr. John D. Potts, 809 east Main,
' will cheerfully give any information
relating to.the trip.
The receipt of several advertise
ment after the inside pages had
been worked off, necessitated- the
omission of a portion ol the Peters
burg and all of the Norfolk news.
This will be provided for next week
iby a larger paper if necessary.