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Items of Interest.
NBW YORK. I
The report ofthe United
for the year closing with October, shows that
the receipts amounted to a total of $147,769. 26,
with total expenditures of $177,513. 89. There
were 55,309 persons assisted in various ways
by the organization during the year, of whom
4,453 wore found employment for, 4,179 were
giving transportation and 2,174 were given
transient and temporary relief There were
distributed over 5000 pairs of shoes, 3000 coats
and vest, 2600 sets of men's underclothing, to
gether with dresses, skirts, bedding, pants,
hats and women's underwear, besides clothing,
furniture and 809 tons of cool.
There w0re27,113 meal and 8,846 nights' lodg
ings given to homeless men, and in the Free
Burial Branch ofthe society's work, there were
Thero wss a called meeting of Congregation
Shearith Yisroel on Monday at which it was
resolved amidst much enthusiasm to dispose
of tho present lot and building of the congre
gation and move uptown.
Temple Beth El of Jersey City, was appro
pirately dedicated on October 29th. Rev. Dr.
A. Wise of New York offered prayer and Dr.
Joseph Silverman, of Temple Emanu El, New
York, delivered the dedicatory sermon.
SAN FRANCISCO CAT..
Temple Emanu El began its regular Friday
evening service, with lecture course last Sab
bath eve, Dr. Voorsanger delivered the first
lecture on the topic " More Light."
Memorial Services in Honor of Dr. H. S. Jacobs
On Sunday the sth. instant memorial services
were held in the Benai Yeshurun Synagogue,
in honor of its late Senior Rabbi, Rev. Dr.
Henry S. Jacobs. The services were held
nnd«r th_ jgjttt frn_?'" < -; of the congregation
and the Jewish Ministers' Association of New
Tho chair of the lamented leader was heavily
draped in mourning. The prayer wss spoken
earnestly and eloquently by Dr. De Sola
Mendes. Tbe oration was delivered by Dr. EL
Kohler. He said among other things ; " Dr.
Jacobs was esteemed by all who knew him,
and beloved by all bis colleagues, no matter
how much they differed in their views, for the
high qualities which singled him ont among
tho many as the true priest and preacher. In
whatever he said or did all felt that it was the
aork or word of an honest, true-loving and
Godfearing man, whose whole bearing had the
■tamp of a man of a high sense of honor, and of
% still higher regard for his Divine calling.
There was no falsity or ambiguity on his lips,
ao hollow pretense in his claims, no sinister
motive in his action, no stain on his manhood.
9e had nothing but the sacred cause which he
wrved at his heart's strivings. Thus be in
pired not only his own flock but also his co
workers in every field of religion or other com
nunal work with implicit < onfidence as a leader
md spokesman. Ever since his twentieth
rear, wheh he mounted the pulpit in his native
own of Kingston, Jamaica, he endeavored to
Bveak the office of minister with tho dignity of
Following Dr. Kohler, Rabbi R. Grossman
Nad from too Sacred Scriptures and after him
( Dr. Joseph Silverman read tbe resolutions of
. the Jewiah Ministers' Association. Rev. Morrit-
Wise, the assistant of the lamented Dr. Jacobs
t then delivered a short address, after which
"Kaddish" was recited by Ray. M. Kartach
maroff, and tho closing benediction by the
Rev. E. M. Chapman, of Dallas Texas.
Thb JkwißH South, of Richmond, Va.,
strongly indicts the Baltimore Jews for permit
ting a " prize fight" in one of its distinctively
Jewish clubs. We second onr contemporary
in this righteous denunciation.— Jewish Voice-
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