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the vast majority of Jewish immigrants die obeying the laws and following the cus toms of their native land. American lan guage and ways remain alike unintelligible to them and they depend with almost path etic helplessness on their children for asso ciation with the world about them. Indeed, the precocious Americanism of the Jewish child is at once the wonder and the despair of his parents. “He is an American —born American — not a greenhorn like me.” This is the fash ion in which the average Jewish immigrant describes his child. From the very start his child unconsciously acquires a contempt for the un-American habits and character istics of the father. The American public school and associations with business life do the rest. The average Jewish boy of fif teen lives the life of America contemporane* ous to the minute; his father still slumbers in the existence of Kishineff, Lemberg or Jassy. Such a situation as described above does not escape the attention and the considera tion of that large -element of the Jewish world which still remains orthodox. One great organization, the Jewish Endeavor So ciety, is gallantly struggling to stem this tide of indifference. It has organized scores of branch clubs, revived and endeavored to popularize the study of the Hebrew lan guage and unquestionably set in motion a reaction toward orthodoxy. There are. more over, other Jewish societies doing similar missionary work, the results of which can not yet be foreseen. Generous Pittsburg Again to the Front BENEFIT WHIST FOR DENVER HOSPI TAL A GREAT SUCCESS. Once again “generous Pittsburg!’’ The proverbial generosity of the Pittsburg Jew ish community was displayed last Wednes day evening, at the whist given for the benefit of the Woman's Pavilion of the Na tional Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, lo cated in Denver. Colorado, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Kaufmann, Beacon Heights, Squirrel Hill. Mrs. Josiah Cohen, the originator of the idea, aided by nine other noble women, are to be congratulated upon the splendid suc cess of their work and the great good they have done in behalf of one of the worthiest philanthropies that dot our land. The fol lowing women comprise the honor roll: Mrs. Josiah Cohen, chairman; Mrs. M. Op penheimer, Mrs. Marcus Rauh, Mrs. Cass Sunstein, Mrs. Morris Kaufmann, Mrs. Ja cob Kaufmann, Mrs. A. M. Hast, Mrs. Isaac Guckenheimer, Mrs. Jacob Siesel and Mrs. Bertha Benswanger. This committee did its work quietly but effectively. Over 200 tickets at $5 each were easily disposed of and the most beau tiful and elegant collection of donations was secured that has ever been offered for a similar purpose. The gifts were of a charac ter which denoted the free-heartedness with which they were offered, and the thanks of the committee is due to the personal friends and the merchants who responded to their appeal in such a splendid manner. The event, from a social standpoint, was the most successful ever held in I his com munity. The gowning of the ladies was ex ceptionally beautiful and formed a most at tractive picture. Over two hundred were present and the roomy mansion easily ac commodated this number. The hostess, her daughter, Mrs. Samuel THE JEWISH OUTLOOK Mundheim, and the ladies of the committee and a few friends formed the reception com mittee. The home was brilliantly lighted and ev erywhere were floral decorations in profu sion. The magnificent ballroom in which the whist tournament was held was a pic ture. The committee cannot too warmly express its thanks to the unselfishness of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Kaufmann in thus giv ing over their home for this cause. Not only in the matter of offering their home, but in gifts and personal work, did Mr. and Mrs. Kaufmann evince their interest in the movement and contribute liberally towards its success. A large number of the younger ladies, all prettily gowned, acted as aids, and the older generation looked with approval upon the splendid representatives of our young womanhood. Special mention must also be made of Mr. Edgar Kaufmann for his untiring work in behalf of the affair. Likewise Messrs. Marcus Rauh, Isaac Guckenheimer, A. M. Hast, Alfred and Oscar Oppenheimer con tributed valuable services and deserve great credit. To specify all who in one way or another helped in the good work would re quire too much space, but everyone showed a most liberal and generous spirit and vied with each other in testifying In a substantial manner to their sympathy with the move ment. As an instance of the liberality of the guests we mention that Mr. Henry Kauf mann purchased the cake donated by Mr. Urbauer of the Union restaurant for the sum of SSO. while Mr. Leo White of Allegheny paid S2O for the center piece. This em broidered center piece was presented by Mrs. Josiah Cohen and $45 was realized from the sale of chances, and Mrs. Ludwig Kauf mann, the fortunate winner, returned it, and it was auctioned off, being, as stated, dis posed of to Mr. White, thus realizing a total of SOS. So we could go on citing innumer able instances of generosity, kindness and sacrifice which seemed to possess every one present. Thirty prizes were offered, fifteen for the ladies and a like number for the gentlemen. All were handsome and well worth striving for. 'l'lie total amount realized from all sources will amount to a little over $2,000, which is the largest ever realized in the his tory of our local charities from a house party. This will form a splendid contribu tion to the Pavilion fund ana reflects more glory upon the women of Itodeph Shalom. This noble endeavor will be appreciated by the Hospital authorities and by those un fortunate women who are to be the bene ficiaries. It reflects the utmost credit upon our women and our community, and they have done their duty and done it well. We feel satisfied that this contribution will stand high in the list received from other parts of tlie country and will once again em phasize the liberality of the Pittsburg com munity. In conclusion it would not be amiss to append a description of the handsome home of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Kaufmann, which was thus given its formal opening in a man ner worthy of the highest praise and com mendation. 'l'lie residence is one of the finest in Pittsburg. Built of red brick and finished in white stone, it stands on the heights of Beacon street overlooking a large section of the city. 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