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DOMESTIC A Gemilath Chasodim Society is about to be organized in Fort Worth. Texas. Rabbi J. H. Landau of Australia, has been elected superintendent of the Young Men’s Hebrew Association of Boston, Massachu setts. A section of the Council of Jewish Wo men has been organized in Newport, Rhode Island. At the meeting of the Peace Society of Pittsburg, the Rev. J. Leonard Levy offered a prize of SI,OOO for the best novel on “Uni versal Peace.” Judge Harry H. Patin of the Fourth Re corder’s Court at New Orleans was reap pointed for a second term. Judge Patin is a young Jew, prominent in public and social circles in New Orleans. The Emperor of Japan has conferred upon Mr. Jacob H. Schiff, the well-known philan thropist, the second order of the Sacred Treasure, in recognition of his services ren dered in connection with the floating of the Japanese loan. Mr. John B. Metcalfe, the theatrical critic of Life, who, because of his anti-Semitic pro clivities, has been excluded from forty-seven New York theaters, has made a charge of criminal conspiracy against the manager of these playhouses, and District Attorney Jer ome has issued summons in Gen. Doe pro ceedings. The first Gentile who ever performed a Jewish wedding ceremony in Fulton, Mis souri, is Judge S. P. Beavers of the Probate Court, who united Morris Morgenstein of New York and Miss Julia Eisenstein of Guth rie, Missouri. It is a rare occasion for young people of the orthodox faith to be united in wedlock by a non-Jew. The affairs of Russia continue to stir New York Jews. Rabbis Harris and Gross man made pulpit references on Sunday last, and Editor Cahan of the Vorwartz, and the well-known Socialist leader and author, de livered an important address on Saturday evening. Money in aid of the Russian strik ers is being collected there, and further meetings of sympathy are being planned. The venerable David Adler, one of the oldest and most highly respected citizens of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is dead. He was eighty-two years of age and had lived in Mil waukee for over half a century.. He was one of the founders of Congregation Eman uel, of the Relief Society and of the B’nai B’rith lodge of Milwaukee, as well as of the Cleveland Orphan Asylum, of which he was president for several years, preceding the term of the present incumbent. An event of great interest in military af fairs took place at Lyceum. New York, at the installation of officers and re ception of Hebrew Spanish War Veterans’ Association, week before last. The mem bers of this organization fought in the Span DENVER’S MOST POPULAR MARKET WHY-The Prices of Course QUICK SALES—CHOICEST QUALITY—BEST Always open for inspection to all the People. You willalways find FISH MARKET—GAME A SPECIALTY st‘o?k, pJL-and thiEkk Vo p u are. and £ orret:t x Qua,i £ Telephone 131 1031-45 FIFTEENTH STREET THE JEWISH OUTLOOK ish war anti in China. They hold memorial services once each year at some Jewish tem ple. in honor of their comrades who fell in defense of their country, and intend erecting a monument to their memory. The next meeting of the B'nai B’rith Con stitution Grand Bodge will he held in New Orleans, beginning March 19, 1905. The principal event of the meeting will be the election of a president to succeed the Hon. Simon Wolf, who has so ably filled the office since the death of Leo N. Levy. Mr. Wolf has positively stated that he will nof accept the presidency for a second term, giving the reason of old age and lack of time to attend to the duties of that exalted office. In a formal letter presented to his con gregation Dr. S. H. Sonneschein of B’nai Jeshurun Congregation of Des Moines, lowa, positively refused re-election as officiating rabbi for another year. The rabbi’s eye sight, which has been gradually failing for years, is given as the cause of his retire ment. Dr. Sonneschein's term will not ex pire until June 30th next, and he will con tinue to officiate until that time. He has been rabbi of this congregation for five years. Charles Ace, the twenty-year-old son of the Rev. George Ace of Scranton. Pennsyl vania, formerly a member of the Wyoming Conference, has done the rare thing of re nouncing Christianity and substituting there for Judaism; he is reported as saying in explanation of his step: “I have fully studied the various religions and compared their teachings with those of Hebrew religion and philosophy. I think the Hebrews have the purest code of morals and are the best of any religious sect.” Mr. Martin A. Marks of Cleveland, Ohio, the local member of the board of directors of the National Jewish Hospital for Con sumptives of this city, presided over a meet ing composed of representatives of every organized charitable institution in Cleveland, several social workers, eminent clergymen, physicians, lawyers and business men, who have decided to make a determined fight against tuberculosis on a large scale. A committee was appointed to effect a perma nent organization of all charitable, philan thropic bodies and other organizations who are interested in the movement of combatin; the great, plague. The annual meeting of Mount Sinai Hos pital, New York, was held last Sunday in the new building on One Hundredth street and Fifth avenue. President Isaac Wallace read an exhaustive report dealing thoroughly with the work of the hospital. Three thou sand eight hundred and seventy-six patients were admitted during the year: of these 2,199 were discharged cured, 719 improved and 402 died during the year: 43,007 patients were treated in the dispensary. The total receipts for the year were $227,332.51, and total disbursements $229,640.47. The entire cost of site, construction and equipment of the new plant aggregates $2,752,505.91. The entire amount was raised and paid for by subscriptions, donations and bequests. The following were chosen directors for the term of four years: Isaac M. Heidelberg, Murry Guggenheim, Jefferson Seligman, Henry Morgenthaw, Janies Speyer anil Paul M. Warburg. With intensive energy and a burning en thusiasm for all things Jewish, Mr. Leo Mayer of New York, a Freshman at Harvard University a few years ago, conceived the idea of forming a small circle of those stu dents at Harvard who wished, either from pleasure or enlightenment, discussions of the questions most intimately affecting the Jew. The result was the organization of a society which meets at irregular dates in the room of one of the members to discuss topics of Jewish interest. Prominent lecturers and speakers, as Prof. George H. Palmer, Dr. David Blaustein, Rabbi Charles Fleischer and others have led the meetings on some familiar topics, and the students are given ail opportunities to dissent from the opinion of the speaker. Some topics discussed were "The Twentieth Century Religion,” "The Education of Jewish Emigrant,” "Conditions and Their Causes on the East Side of New York,” and many other interesting topics. On January 16th Dr. Solomon Schindler, the author of “Dissolving Views of the History of Judaism,” led a spirited and intensely in teresting discussion on "Inter-marriage Be tween Jew and Non-Jew.” Fine Engraving SCHROEDER’S 1657 CHAMPA ST. PHONE 4030. S. J. Slattery Chris Irving Jas. Flockhart A. J. Pierce Alex. Glen THE CHRIS IRVING PLUMBING AND HEATING CO. 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