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THE JEWISH OUTLOOK PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. The Jewish Outlook Publishing Company Montague x. A. Cohen Editor Nathan Itothsohlld Society Editor It. P. Rosenberg .... Managing Editor J. J. LJeberinnn lyicul Editor OFFICE. 524 E. & C. BLDG., DENVER, COLO. Telephone Main 822. TWO DOLLARS PER YEAR—SINGLE COPIES OF THIS ISBUE, 5 CENTS NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS AND ADVERTISERS: Make all checks and money orders payable to the Jewish Outlook Publishing Company. Entered at the Denver Postoffice as Second Class Mall. Jewish Calender JEWISH BRA SMP—COMMON ERA 1808-08. IMS. 1800. Robli Hashonah Saturday, Sept. 26 Purlin Sunday, March 7 Yom Klppur Monday, Oct. 5 Ist day Pnssover... .Tuesday. April 6 Ist day Succoth Saturday, Oct. 10 Ttli dav Pnssover Monday, April 12 Shemlnl Atzereth.. ..Saturday, Oct. 17 Shabuoth Wednesday. May 26 Slmchath Torah Sunday, Oct. 18 Kosh Hashonah ....Thursday, Sept. 16 Ist day Hanukah... .Saturday, Dec. 19 Hebrew day begins with sunset of preceding dny. JUNE 11, 1909. EDITORIAL EIGHT GRADUATES. Eight student* will be graduated from the Hebrew Union College Ibis year and almost all of them have been placed in positions. We eongrutulute our young Colleagues and hope that they will be a strong force for good in the communities where they have been called to serve. THE SPIRIT OF REVOLT. The spirit of revolt stops short at nothing. It is like a prairie fire, far-spreading and disastrous. Children take up the thread and follow in the paths of their elders, consequently we are not at all surprised to learn that children in France have struck because they are dissatisfied with their teacher. This is not an unknown quantity in the United States. The spirit of revolt is a contagion, ami it is also progressive. It is seen in the religious sphere also, and here it is a positive calamity. * W-O-W. IF HE ONLY COULD. An Adolphus F. Schuuffler, president of the New York City Mis sion Tract Society, has a fine scheme in his mind. He objects to the great influx of Jewish hordes to these shores and proposes that all im migration be stopped for ten years during which his Tract Society should vigorously and effectively do its Christian work by converting the Jews, lie Ls another of those Sclmufflers who will have to bile the dust in the end, for he Ls eating the wind and will have a serious at tack of whirlwind indigestion. J. P. SOLOMON. We regret to record the sudden death of J. V. Solomon, editor of the “Hebrew Standard” of New York, who passed away in celebrat ing his seventy-first birthday, lie was a staunch conservative of the English type and never missed the opportunity of belaboring with the stinging venom of his pen all who espoused the cause of reform. lie suffered none to pass by. And yet. with all his ultra-orthodoxy, he was a noble character and toiled worthily and courageously in the vineyard of Judaism. May his sold rest in jieacc. ANENT CONFIRMATION. There have recently been raised protests against Confirmation be ing held on any other day than Xhabout and we strongly favor this contention. Where a Sunday is preferred, when the festival happens during the week, it is usually a compromise and a departure from honest Jewish principle and connection. It is about time we acted dif ferently and never minded the sacrifice of a little time during the week. Confirmation is not a vodevil performance or parade of fine dresses, jcwelery and learned-by-note speeches, it is intensely sacred and should call for a demonstration of genuine reverence and sincerity. THE JEW AN AMERICAN. Because we have men who object to intermarriage we Jews are taunted with the fact, that we are not and cannot be American. Inter marriage is not a national objection, it is rather a religious disincli nation and, if the truth be told, rages more fiercely on the Christian than the Jewish side. There are none who can deny that the Jew in this country is anything else but an American. The bowlings of bigots will not change the opinion of rational and sensible individuals. The Jew in this country is American, first, last and always. IIis ideals, his impulses, are all American, and if, in religion, he adheres to Juda ism and marries within its fold, that is his own business. AN INSINUATION. A certain George Kibbe Twiner has been venting some information as to how Tammany retains power by means of its influence over the THE JEWISH OUTLOOK ADVERTISE IN THE JEWISH OUTLOOK. lowest and most undesirable portions of the New York population, all of criminal intent and fraudulent nnil>itions. Tammany’s natural rule, lie declares, was when the Irish and (ierman peasants could he con trolled, but tiling are different now. With the coming of Italian and Jewish immigrants it had to have recourse to an artificial method and won out. This is the reverse of a compliment. It is an insinuation against the Jews. We do not shout immunity from undesirables front tin- house tops, but the author of those words is libelling a large body of worthy immigrants, and the evils of Tammany are rather due to the loose political system which permits the creation of such a criminal class, a system which makes use of the ignorant and the innocent to its own advantage. I. O. B. B. SECRET WORK. It is generally known that secret work is not a part of Judaism, and the secret work in Jewish fraternal orders is an importation. Yet members of these Jewish orders will not part with it and give it the place of honor, not even secondary to the principles of the order. It seems that it will not be abolished at the next constitutional Grand Lodge session, and it is a great pity. With the abolition of this secret work the labor of our order would be greatly enhanced. And yet when we come to regard those who are so violent in their support of its re tention. we will find that for the most most they are recruited from the ranks of those who have east* intense Jewish ceremonialism to the winds and cling to this work for no plausible reason whatsoever. With out the secret work, the 1 < >. It. It. would be materially strengthened. SCHOOL DISCRIMINATIONS. It is well for all to lie fair and square. The Jewish students of Milwaukee. Fast Division High School are up in arms because of what, they call “unfriendly legislation" on the part of Superintendent of Schools Carroll G. IVarse. who has ruled that "all absences from public high school on account of holidays shall count against exemption.” The protest on the part of the Jewish students is that, if this rule be enforced, they will lose their right to exemption from examination merely because they observe the holidays of their religion, Religion has nothing whatsoever to do with our public schools. If every student should by law lie allowed to exempt himself, with all privileges of at tendance, from school on holidays.-it would result in disorder. When ever superintendents do allow this in the ease of Jewish children, it is but a friendly concession, but cannot constitutionally be enacted into law. We would that every superintendent would regard the relig ious respect for Jewish pupils, but to make the concession or the priv ilege a law, would be un-American as it would discriminate in favor of a certain religions body. TRIBUTE TO MAX MORRIS. II >* J. Alilrlrli A labor leader and a leader of men of all classes and opinions. A friend to all and a brother in the broadest significance of the word was Max Morris, now deceased. Whoever knew Max Morris loved him. When I saw him but a few days ago at bis home, he had great hopes of a long and useful life. — Hut now Max Morris is gone to that bourne from whence no trav eler has ever returned. A friend to the cause of labor, a friend to humanity, a man amongst men. his voice is silent, his eyes are closed forever. He knew no class, no sect, no creed, all were brothers to him. Max ! Max ! we wish you well. May your spirit ever hover over and around about your loved ones, your faithful and grieving wife, your daughter and son. Protect them, guard them and guide them, oh. beloved one. as you did while on earth, and may they, through their tears, throw them selves upon “Ilim.” the “Almighty God.” and with calmness and res ignation murmur. Thy Will He Done. —Denver Post. PARIS COMMUNITY PERMITS FOREIGNERS ON CONSISTORY. The annual meeting of the Paris community was ntly held, with Baron Edmond de Rothschild, vice president, in the chair. There were 280 member in attendance, out of a membership of •!,(>(><>. The president, as well as the secretary in their reports complained of the lack of financial and moral support on the part of the Jews. A lively discussion followed on the recommendation of the council to alter the constitution so its to permit id' the admission of foreigners as members of the Consistory. The recommendation was opposed by several speakers, who maintained that a French community should be administered exclusively by Frenchmen. The meeting, however, adopt ed the recommendation, which provides that the Consistory may have as many foreigners as shall not exceed a fourth of the total number, on condition that these foreigners should have been members of the com munity at least five years and should have resided in Paris ten years. The Association of French Rabbis will hold its annual meeting on June 8th, under the presidency of M. Alfred Levy, Grand Rabbi of France. —Jewish Exponent. Herr Marks Engel, who died lately in Vienna, has bequeathed his entire property, valued at nearly eight million kronen, to the Jew ish community in that city for charitable objects.