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The Jewish herald. (Houston, Tex.) 1908-1914, September 24, 1908, Image 4

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Office 209 Travis Street
PHONE 1128
Electrical Experts and
Dcilcrs in
Fans Motors Annunciators
and Electric Machinery
Boll and House Wiring and Repairing
Everything Electrical We Make Fell
and Repair Everything Operated by
Electricity All Work guaranteed
Monthly Contracts for Care of
Motors and Fans
614 Fannfn Street
Old Phone 5333
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est good will in all of their splendid
forward movement
The service of evening prayer con
cluding with the henediction ended the
One of the most notable features of
the dedication exercise z the sing
ing of Cantor II rreilierman and his
choi > wod remarkable training
cflid great practice and they are to be
congratulated uron their
Eureka Laundry We Mend Your Clothes Old Phone 565
Mr Frosch said
Mr Chairman and Gentlemen of the
It is with a great deal of pleasure
that I accept these keys as the last
act of your commission and can tes
tify to the unvarying zeal and eo ri
entious caro you havo excrcUiui
throughout the period of coi jr2iclir
You have doiu well und tl IfiJd
Adath Yeshurun vSynagogue and Those Who Helped to Construct it
James Antill
of Congregation Adath Yeshurn are
due you And as you retire from
your committeeship you may keep the
assurance that we receive this build
ing with pride
v Avith just pride Congregation
Adath Yeshurun observes this day an
a Yom Tov and as ve have grown to
cur present strength in so short a
time so may wo continue to go from
strength to strength Who would have
thought that the little band that came
together for services about twenty
years ago Would now be the possessor
of such a large such a pretty and
hiich a comfortable synagogue as we
are about to dedicate today
Small were our beginnings After
a few sporadic efforts to hold orthodox
services on the high holy days ten
men clubbed themselves together in
1899 They had a
as we IncreasedJn numbers the little
house became too small and a large
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iA < e 4lk A ifis ii > itnfeis iH > > 41K A
brick edifice in the Byzantine style of
architecture was erected on the corner
of our lot at a cost of about 15000
and the old frame building was retain
ed as a Sunday school house Just
before Rosh lloshana 1905 the edi
fice was dedicated and we entered
therein with a feeling of pride justi
fied by our remarkable progress It
was a big undertaking and again many
had feared that tie task would become
too great for us but with the aid of
God we proved ourselves equal to it
How this new huilding and all of our
premises came into the hands of the
Houston Belt and Terminal company
and how on the day after we had to
leave there what were our financial
strains in the year between our leav
ing there and our entrance into this
building is too recent a thing and too
well known an incident to be repeated
Steam Fitters and
Plumbing Supplies
Largest Line of Lighting
Fixtures in the State
Phones 163
Phone 2385
During this period of our existence
the presidency of our congregation was
held by five men P S Nusbaum B
H Greenberg I Kapner Ike Harrison
and H Pincus a romarkable record
showing their efficiency and the re
gard of the congregation for their
merit Three are still loyal members
and hearty workers for our welfare
May they live long yet to see the
fruitage of their planting
Since March of last year the cares
and the honors of that high office
have been borne hy me Besides wor
ship wo have attended to the educa
tion of our children various teachers
of Hebrew and religion hao been
established but they did not stay long
until in November 190G we elected
Rev Mr Lieberman our present can
tor and teacher whoso efforts to keep
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