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The Jewish herald. (Houston, Tex.) 1908-1914, December 10, 1908, Image 6

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its Rouses Cold Cream
That Cures Chaps
25c per box
am rousk
the medicine man
Main and Preston Avenue
Ship Channel Fish Oyster
Company Phone 2912
Shod Oysters a Specialty
San Jacinto Street Between Franklin nid
Maxwell House Blend
rl Dentistry tint hisprovem hilue
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inllie tnnds of other dentists
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517 1 2 Main Street Old Phone 5120
United Woolen Mills
Suits JVtado to measure IG
Fiucst and Largest Selection of WooJ
ens in the State
OUmRAMTEED union made
S10 Fannin Street Thaller Buildinz
The board of directors of the
Jewish Literary Society held the
best attended meeting of a long
time last Tuesday night
The regular routine was di
pensed with and fourteen new
applicants elected to member
ship The meeting then ad
journed so the attendants could
participate in a surprise party
which had been previously ar
ranged On next Wednesday the
16th will be the second debate of
the fall seasonand it is expected
to crowd the hall to its full ca
We have just received a cop
of the Review a monthly pub
lication gotten out by the Y M
H A That the circulation of
that one paper has been over a
dozen the first week we had it
shows what our young people
think of it We never hide a good
Eureka Laundry We mend your clothes Old phone 565
Houston Lodge No 434 I 0
B B held its regular monthly
meeting in the vestry room of
Temple Beth Israel Monday
night December 7 at 8 p m
with a light attendance In the
absence of Secretary Sol Schoen
man Henry J Danenbaum read
the minutes of the previous meet
ing which were adopted The
committee in charge of the Bnai
Brith Day Celebration reported
advising a change of date from
December 18 to 21 when Mr
Ralph Schwartz of New Orleans
will be the chief speaker An
interesting musical program has
been arranged for the occasion
which will take place at Temple
Beth Israel Everybody is ex
tended an invitation to be pres
ent through the colums of the
President Freundlich then an
nounced the election of officers tc
be in order which resulted at
follows S Freundlich presi
dent D Hart vice president
Sol Schoenman secretary I
Wolf treasurer Messrs Frank
i Rosenthal and Schnitzer were
elected trustees H J Dannen
baum and Meyer Wagner dele
gates to the Grand Lodge
A committee for propaganda
work is getting busy and it is
expected by January 1 1909 tc
have passed the century mark in
A surprise party was tenderec
to Mr Sigmund Scher by his par
ents and friends on Tuesday De
cember 9th 08 The house was
beautifully decorated with col
ored lights and flowers of everj
description During the evening
the young man was presented
with a ring a token of esteem in
which he is held All those pres
ent participated in games and
the following received prizes
Miss Annie Hartsein ring Miss
Ray Nathan thimble
About 1030 a beautiful spread
3f SO covers was placed and was
enjoyed very much The punch
bowl was attended by Misses
Bertha Feigelson Bettie Levin
Ray Painkinsky
Those who participated were
Misses Rosa Block Bertha Feig
elson Mamie Levin Elsi Tiras
Jessie Stark Annie Zuber An
nie Hartstein Anna Nathan
Maude Deutchner Fannie Co
hen Annie Block Jeannette Feig
4 21 Hiiim < st n naiirt l > tJ M1U
elson Bettie Levine Dora Stark
Tenny Charney Annie Painkin
sky Gertrude Levy Ray Nath
an Celia Cohen Ray Painkinsky
and Sophie Leon Rabbi Dr Will
ner Messrs and Mesdames
Dave Levy U S Frosch S J
Westheimcr and M L Scher
Mesdames J M Painkinsky I
Hartsein P Pfeffer and S Gor
don Messrs Sam Rosenberg J
L Aronson Isadore Tiras W
H Cohen Sol Feigelson I S
Greenberg Sam Maas Jake Zu
ber Ben Hurwitz Julius Smilo
vitz S Sumner Gordon Otto
Tiras J L Mendlovitz Willie
Greenberg Charley Greenberg
R Leon M B Tober Sig Scher
and Max Westheimer
Story of the New Orleans Home
Continued from Page Three
children whole orphans entered
its portals to enjoy the foster
ing care of a Home
The first Jewish Orphans
Home in the United States had
become a reality
Weekly and often daily had
the Board of Officers met in reg
ular session not counting the
meetings of the special commit
tees and although actively en
gaged in lifes daily pursuits
they vied in an effort for the
public good
At the last meeting of th
Board of Directors held January
18th 1856 Sir Moses Montefi
ore Baronet was elected first
honorary member of the Asso
In view of the fact that the As
sociation was burdened with a
debt of about 6000 the Presi
dent urged the propriety of ap
plying to the Legislature in be
half of the Association for aid
The Board decided to draw up a
petition to the Legislature Their
efforts were successful The Pres
ident in his report to the gener
al meeting held April 61856 re
ported on this subject in the fol
lowing terms
By application through a
memorial to a Legislature of the
State kindly prepared by D C
Labatt Esq we have obtained
the very liberal donation of
600000 This sum places us
on high ground being entirely in
dependent of indebtedness of all
and every kind We take this op
portunity of expressing our ac
knowledgment to Messrsr Jos J
aiuu aw tAtf tUu m > d SA i
Simon and E Solomon for their
personal efforts to obtain this
And it might just as well be
stated right here that this is the
only instance in the life of our
Association of receiving sup
port frctm the State of any kind
And the enactments of the pres
ent State Constitution make it
prohibitory for the Legislature
to appropriate money for the
support of any but State insti
tutions What a contrast com
pared with other States that are
most liberal in their assistance
for the support of the orphans
At the Board meeting of
March 7th Rev James K Gu
theim called the attention of the
board to the necessity of provid
ing instruction for the children
of the Home and offered his ser
vices to teach Hebrew nnd relig
ion The Committee on Educa
tion and Discipline was charged
to act in the premises and to re
port at the earliest opportunity
The committeed reported on
the subject on the 7th day of May
following that they haTd engaged
Miss Emanuel as teacher which
action was approved and the
committee was instructed to
make the necessary arrange
ments for the opening of the
She served in this capacity un
til the close of the year when
she resigned and Miss Rohernot
was appointed in her place
The second anniversary of the
Home was celebrated on the 8th
day of January 1857 and Mr
David C Labatt delivered the or
ation It breathed the true spirit
of philanthropy and patriotism
and the voluntary subscriptions
received on this occasion were
most gratifying exceeding
Continued next week
In response to a call the young
er element assembled at Bnai
Brith hall and organized a Y
M H A The following officers
were elected Alvin R Rosen
baum president Max H Meyer
vice president Milton La3ker
secretary and Harry Kohn
treasurer These officers with
Messrs M V Hanaw Lee Las
ker C H Adler and Alvin Levy
are to constitute the governing

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