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Friday, July 29, 1921.
THE JEWISH MONITOR Thirteen Juniors to Assist EUis Island. The newly organized Junior Auxili ary at Savannah, Georgia, plans to devote its chief efforts to the prepara tion of clothes for infants arriving at Ellis Island. This work will be done in co-operation with the Council's De partment of Immigrant Aid. Miss Dore Mendes has been chosen presi dent of this Junior Section. Confer on Council Program. Mrs. Ray David of Denver, Colo., director of the Federation of Jewish Charities of that city, confererd with Mrs. William Loeb, of Providence, R. I., chairman of the Council's Com mittee on Extension, during her re cent trip to the East JEWS IN RUSSIA FLEE FROM RED REBELS. Seventy Killed in One Town Villages Burned. (By George Seldes.) Berlin, July 19. Russia's 6,000,000 Jews are facing extermination by massacre. As the famine is spread ing the counter revolutionary move ment is gaining, and the Soviet's con trol is waning. This statement is contained in of ficial documents presented to the Ber lin government, which declared that numerous pogroms are raging in all parts of Russia and the Ukraine. The data was gathered and brought to Berlin by Dr. Joseph Kreinin, a noted Jewish social worker, and presi dent of the Russian joint board of Jewish societies. He says that a number of villages have been burned, and scores of Jews have been killed, seventy in one village alone. Coming to U. S. for Aid. He is en route to America, where he plans meetings in New York, Chi cago and elsewhere for the purpose of "saving his people" According to Dr. Kreinin, mass flights from Russia have already be gun, the Jews rushing to all borders, and especially to Roumania, where there are 40,000 families camping along the frontier, hoping to find There Aint No Hard Times Coming It's Only the Soft Times Going When busneaa is dull the timid withdraw and that very condition offers a golden opportunity for the resourceful advertiser. Success comes to those who make the most of opportnuities. Now is the time to advertise in the leading Jewish Journal of the Southwest. THE JEWISH MONITOR Rates Quoted Upon Request A. P. Mitchell Auto Co. Cadillac, Chandler and Cleveland Automobiles and Automobile Supplies Office Phone: Umir 1429 I'arU Phone: Lamar 752 Service Phone: Lamar 5644 515-517 Commerce Street refuge. Among these he says at least 100 are dying daily from expos ure and hunger. Dr. Kreinin, who recently left Mos cow secretly, says the pogroms are especially severe in the provinces of Home), Minsk and Volhynia. They originated, he said, outside Russia, in the Ukraine and White Russia. Peasants Attack Germans. He says in the Vlga region a new sort of pogrom occurred when Rus sian peasants attacked German settle ments because they were "foreign." He declares the recent transfer of Gen. Budenny into White Russia was for the purpose of pacifying the region. "My object in visiting Germany and the United States is to organize all relief organizations throughout the world, Jewish as well as others. The only hope for the millions of Jews is for American aid, both material and political, although I cannot expect much effect from any political steps, inasmuch as the Soviets are losing control everywhere except in the cities. The massacres are occurring chiefly in the small towns." SEGUIN. Miss Ann Miller of Floresville spent the week end with Mrs. G. Mendolo witz. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Pomerantz left for Chicago and other points. Mr. Mitchell Rcdnick is visiting his homefolks. Mr. Jack Stevenson of Kennedy vis ited friends in Seguin. Miss Bertha Rednick has returned home after a two months visit in Breckenridge. Mr. George Levy ami Mr. George Mendolwitz left for New York. Mr. J. Stein of New York is visiting the Reichman family. Miss Rose Reichman, Mr. Joe Men dolwitz and Mr. J. Stein were guests of the Schmidt family in New Braun fels. Mr. L Pomerantz was in Austin, and Lockhart visiting friends. DONATES BOOKS ON JEWISH SUBJECTS. Donating books on Jewish subjects to the library of the University of Oklahoma is a policy adopted by the members of Temple B'Nai Israel of Oklahoma City, on the urgent recom mendation of Rabbi Joseph Blatt, members of the congregations have contributed books on subjects of Jew ish interest to the University Library. The University authorities appreciate the favor and approve of the plan whereby students of the University are afforded opportunity to consult sources on matters pertaining to Jew ish religion and literature. Rabbi Blatt is in frequent communication with the Jewish students attending the University and occasionally makes a trip to the University to address the students. HEBREW SHELTERING AND IM MIGRANT AID SOCIETY OF AMERICA. Laser Grodnensky, born in Ross man, co Judishe Gemeinde, Konigs berg, Limlenstrasie 1415 (New Synagogue) Germany, desires to com municate with his brother, Elchik Grodnensky, born in Riga and resid ing in the United States for the past 16 years. Tohse knowing the where abouts of Elchik Grodnensky are re quested to communicate with the He brew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society of America, 425-437 Lafayette Street, New York City, N. Y. CAMDEN, S. C, PLANNING CONGREGATION. Camden, S. C, is looking forward to the organization of a congregation as the result of an address delivered there recently by Rabbi F. K. Hirsch of Sumter, S. C, who spoke before a mass meeting of the Jewish commu nity and urged them to form a con gregation. Although traveling facili ties between Sumter and Camden are very poor Rabbi Hirsch is planning to visit the community at frequent inter vals and assist them in establishing a religious school. A pupil of that re ligious school was confirmed in the class of the Sumter Congregation. The religious school at Manning, S. C, is well organized and under the management of the Misses Irma Weinberg and Nettie Levy, meeta every Saturday morning. Rabbi Hirsch has been directing this school with the help of these young ladies. The adult Jewish population of Man ning are members of the Sumter congregation. TO PLAN STUDENT CONGREGATION. Acting on the suggestion of Rabbi Jumes G. Heller, of Jcshurun Congre gation, Cincinnati, the plan to form a student congregation of the Jewish students of the University of Cincin nati will be taken under consideration by the Board of Jewish Minister of Cincinnati, which was recently organ ized. There is not the same amount of work necessary at Cincinnati as elsewhere, since the students have the opportunity of attending services, or belong to a young people's organiza tion. Many are affiliated with con gregations. The Board propose to make a thorough investigation of the matter and report the results of their survey at the next regular meeting. VISITS ELM IRA COLLEGE. "There are thirteen Jewish students now attending Elmira College,' Rabbi Moses Eckstein writes the Depart ment of Synagog and School Exten sion in reply to a letter of inquiry, and "half of these are from Elmira," he adds. This college is in the City of Elmira. The students can attend re ligious services in Elmira whenever they so desire. Some of them attend regularly. Therefore there is no need of any special Jewish work at the El mira College. Rabbi Eckstein concen trates on his welfare work in the Re formatory located at Elmira, where during the Passover season the In mates were permitted to hold a Seder Sen-ice. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WAY YOUR PRINTING IS, BEING EXECUTED, YOU SHOULD COME AND LOOK OVER OUR NEW EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES FOR TURNING OUT PRINTING IN STYLE AND WITH DISPATCH. . .