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No Change in Time of Services. An extremely well-attended an nual meeting of the congregation Beth Ahabah was held at the Syn agogue last Sunday morning. The reports of various officers were sub mitted, and proved quite satisfac tory. The financial condition of the Congregation was shown to be all that could be desired, and it was ordered that $500 additional be placed in the sinking fund. The board reported, with adverse recommendation, a resolution pro viding that during certain fall and winter months the Friday evening services be held at 8 o'clock instead of at dark. There was a long dis cussion of the question, which re sulted in its defeat, the vote stand ing, ayes, 27; noes, 13. Mr. Moses Milhiser, president, and Mr. N. W. Nelson, vice-presi dent were re-elected to their re spective offices. Messrs. Wm. Lovenstein, Jacob May and Isaac Thalhimer were re elected to the Board of Managers for the term of three years. This is the (27th time consecutively that. Mr. Millhiser has been elected pres ident. After the Congregational meet ing the board re-elected Mr. Wil liam Lovenstein, secretary ; Mr. Julius Straus, treasurer, and Mr. Isaac Held, financial secretary. Officers Elected. At a meeting held by the Sir Mo ses Montefiore congregation on Sunday the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: S. Stern, president; L. Rolnick, vice president; J. Oppleman, treasurer; J. Jacobs, secretary; Trustees— Harnsjacobs (chairman).J. Cohen, Philip Bear, H. Harris, M. Gerschen, S. Weinberg, and S. Londom; M. sexton. Mr. Stern, who was unamiously re-elected president for a third term, arose and made a speech, proclaim ing that the congregation would torevcr remain orthodox, and they Had no intention of joining any 3ther congregation. The congrega tion is m a flourishing condition Mr. B. Bottigheimer in Ex tremis. As the paper goes to press Mr. Bernard Bottigheimer is lying in ex tremis at the home of his brother 507 North Sixth street. For some time past Mr. Bottig heimer has been a grert sufferer, an abscess of the liver, having recent ly developed. For this, a delicate operation, with little hope of success, was per formed on Wednesday by Drs. Op penheimer and Robinson. While he appeared a little better immediately after this there was no real improvement in his condi tion, and at this writing death is but a matter of a short time. Mr. Bottigheimer is a brother of Messers. Philip and Ellis Bottig heimer and also of Mrs. A. Cohen, Mrs. J. Lewit and Miss Frieda Bottigheimer. Another sister re sides in Suffolk, Va, He is a past president of Para dise Lodge I. 0. B. B. and is un married. ATONEMENT SERVICES. Divine services were held by the four congregations in Richmond Tuesday night and Wednesday, and in every case were well attended. At Beth Ahaba the congregation was very large. Dr. Calisch deliv ered a splendid sermon Tuesday night (published elsewhere), and and also the following morning and afternoon. He was assisted in the reading by Mr. Ellis Bottigheimer. The music was up to its usual standard of excellence. The Congregation Beth Shalome worshipped at Lee Camp Hall. There was something almost pa thetic in the devoutness of this handful—the last of a once prosper ous congregation. Mr. Joseph Cohn conducted the services, those present participating to an extent that years ago caused the late Henry S. Jacobs to characterize the congregation as the best at re sponses he had ever heard. Mr. Cohen was assisted by his son, Abram. At Kenseath Israel Synagogue, Rev. Mr. Saron, officiated, the ser vices being in the usual impressive orthodox ritual. Orthodoxy also held fall sway at the Sir Moses Montefiore, the de youtness of the worshippers attest ing that they were worthy succes sors of those who built their syna gogue—the third in point of age in these United States. To Meet Wednesday. Sunday night being Saccoth, the meeting of Paradise Lodge, No. 223, I. 0. B. 8., will not be held until the following Wednesday evening, the 27th. * Sunday Evening Services. Services at the Beth Ahaba syna gogue will begin at six o'clock Sun day evening and at the usual hour (10:30) Monday morning. Mr. Wolff Rose Very 111. Mr. Wolff Rose is quite ill at his home. From Petersburg. Peterscurg, Va., Sept. 19. Through an unintentional over sight the name of Miss Hanna Co hen was omitted as one of the solo its on New Year's day. The organization of the new. so ciety was effected on Friday night last. Mr. Horwitz in an address stated the objects of the associa tion, which are the study of Bible history, and the furtherance of Ju daism in the hearts of our young people. The meeting was largely attended by the young ladies and gentlemen, who are quite enthusi astic over the objects as set forth by our Rabbi. A committee was appointed to sect a name for the society, and al s6 to devise a plan of work for its members. The following officers were elected: Mr. Ed Eigenbrun, president.; Miss Cora Reinach, vice- President.; Mr. J. Cohen, secre tary,; Miss Senora Kadden, trea surer. Mr. and Mrs. M. Elkan, of Bruns wick, Georgia, are here on a visit to relatives. P.