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The Jewish herald. (Houston, Tex.) 1908-1914, August 26, 1909, Image 5

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lahoma City A delightful cold plate
luncheon was Served The Misses Sil
vers will be the hostesses for next
weeks meeting
Mr J Levinski having completed
his business affairs in New York and
the Eastern markets has taken pas
sage home and is expected to arrive
at an early date Mrs J Levinski will
remain away during the heated term
and is now domiciled at Atlantic City
Word was received during the week
that Dr IWarsaw has now entirely
recovered from his late indisposition
and was spending awhile in the Kat
skill mountains New York This was
indeed very gratifying and we hope
Mineral Wells where she has spent
a most enjoyable time Her guest
Miss Bath returned with her and
will remain here a short time
Miss Gernsbacher of Weatherford is
visiting friends here
Miss Ada Friedman returned to her
home in Dallas after spending a most
enjoyahle time in this city
Postcard greetings have been re
ceived from Mr L G Gilbert who
is in New York at present
The sad news of the death of Mr
JaKe Melasky at Denver Colo reach
ed here Saturday afternoon While
the demise of this young Austin boy
was not unexpected still the news
came as a severe shock to his parents
sisters and brothers Mr Melasky was
a young man of about the age of twen
tyfive and lived all of his life with
the exception of the last few years
here The sympathy of the entire
community is extended to the be
reaved parents Mr and Mrs D Me
lasky and to the surviving sisters and
Mrs Jack Sanger of Waco is spend
ing the summer at the home of her
mother Mrs A Michelson
Mrs Mose Levy of Marlin is with
Mrs M Michelson and M London
The Misses Silber of Beaumont for
mer Austin girls are paying their old
to have him with us early the coming hometown a visit after an absence of
month fifteen years
The friends of Mr Nathan Davis
Miss Beckie Levine of this city and
Mr A Firman of Oklahoma City were
married Sunday night at the brides
home and left Monday morning for an
extended honey moon trip A large
number attended the wedding and en
joyed seeing a good oldfashioned
home wedding
The Hebrew Relief Picnic which was
to be given Sunday was postponed
for this Sunday
Mr Ben Hurwitz of Houston is
spending the week in Dallas He will
leave there Sunday and stop over
in Fort Worth for a couple of days
and will be the guest of Henry Katz
He will then return to Mineral Wells
Miss Pearl Brown returned from
will he pleased to learn of his recov
ery after a serious illness
Mr and Mrs Nelson Davis leave
this week for New York City and oth
er points
At the election of the Public School
Board on last Friday two of the Jew
ish young ladies were elected viz
Miss Jeannette Littman as a regular
teacher and Miss Lillian Krohn as a
supernumerary Miss Littman bears
the distinction of being the first Jew
ish young lady who was permanently
elected in the public schools
Miss Clara Littman after a sojourn
of three months in Kansas Lincoln
Neb and St Joe Mo will return
home the end of this week Miss Litt
man was the recepient of many social
The Misses Leah and Delia Koen
spent a delightful week on the farm
of Judge and Mrs Calhoun of this
Mrs Joe Koen has returned home
from a delightful trip to her mother
in New York City
News has reached here of the
engagement of Mr Chas Rosner
to Miss Edyth Selig of New York
City The marriage takes place about
the first of September when the bride
and groom will return to Austin Mr
Rosner is an old Austin boy and the
news of his intended marriage came as
a great surprise to his numerous
The Jews of Blalystok the scene
of a horrible massacre have peti
tioned the Turkish government to
permit 1000 Jews of that city to
buy farming land in Palestine settle
there and become citizens Each of
the petitioners has 1000 rubels as a
Cancer research will be greatly aid
ed by the decision of the trustee of the
fund of 1250000 left by Henry Bar
nato to found a hospital in memory of
his cousin Woolf Joel to devote that
sum to the building and endowing of
an institution for cancer patients in
A cable dispatch to the New York
Jewish Journal from its correspondent
in Jerusalem announces the death
there of Samuel Salant Chief Rabbi of
v e Ashkenazic Congregations of Jeru
salem He was born on January 2
1S1G at Byelostok Russia He mar
ried the daughter of Sundl of Salant
and assumed the name Salant
Last week the grand masters of sev
eral of the larger Jewish fraternal
orders held a conference in New York
to try to bring about some relaxation
in the severity of the laws as admin
istered at Ellis Island A resolution
was adopted and sent to Secretary of
Commerce and Labor Nagel protest
ing against the arbitrary rule of Coni
mssioner Williams The resolution
stated that unless a reply was forth
coming within ten days the conferees
as a committee would seek an inter
view with President Taft
Mr Herbert Samuel who was re
cently made a member of the British
cabinet had according to the law to
s ek reelection He was returned
from his district by a large majority
and his victory was celebrated by the
National Liberal Club with a banquet
On his reappearance at the House
he was loudly cheered lie was intro
duced by his brother Mr Stuart Sam
uel who is also a member of the House
and by the home secretary Mr Her
bert Gladstone The change of times
will he noticed when the fact is
recalled that Herbert Gladstones fath
er the famous statesman wsa in the
beginning of his career a strong op
ponent of the admission of Jews
into Parliament

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