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The funeral of Mrs. Meyer, who was formerly Miss Sarah Ellick of this city, was held here last Wed nesday. Dr. Calisch officiated. Mrs. Meyer had lived in Asheville, N. C, since her marriage, less than two years ago. Invitations are out for the mar riage of Miss Rebecca Whitlock and Harry S. Binswanger. Beth Abala Synagogue Thursday evening, October 17th, at 7:30 o'clock, is the time and place. A meeting of the Congregation Kenesath Israel will be held Sun day morning. Married At Home. The marriage last Tuesday of Miss Minnie Goldenberg of this city, and Mr. Oberndorf of Selma, Ala bama, was the first of this Fall's series. In consequence of a recent afflic tion of the groom, the ceremony was performed at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. Chas. Gol denberg, 610 N. 9th St. Only immediate relatives of the bridal pair were present, among the non-residents being the groom's father, and Miss Hessberg of Dan ville. Dr. Calisch performed the cere mony, and to say it was impress ively done would be superfluous. The bride who wore a beautiful travelling dress was pronounced by one who knows, as the handsomest Jewess in this city, which is saying much. The presents were unusually ele gant, diamonds and gold and silver ware predominating. Mr. and Mrs. Oberndorf will re side in Selma, where the groom has recently established himself in busi ness. Many Richmond friends wish them all kinds of good fortune in their far Southern home. Continued on page 4. A laborate "Simchat Torah" cel ebration was had by the Hebrew hospital, in Baltimore, last Sunday the Ist. inst., it being the 25th an niversary of its founding. THE DEATH OF MOSES. , The Theme of Dr. Horwitz's) Lecture Last Sunday Night in Peters burg. On Sunday evening last. Rev. Horwitz spoke before a large and interested audience, on the "Death of Moses." His text was the last six words of thePenteteuch, "which Moses did before the eyes of all Is rael." He began by saying that oft as we stand on the shore of the sea, at the close of day, we can be hold the reflection of both the sun and the moon, the one as it casts its last dying rays in ever fading strength over the waters, the other as its pale radiance begins its night ly course. This thought comes to us now, as at the close of our festive season, we are standing in the spiritual presence of Israel's first great leaders, Moses and Joshua, who were in many ways as the sun and the moon. The old Rabbis said that the "face of Moses was as the sun, and the face of Joshua as the moon." For Moses gave us full, strong and kingly light, even as the royal orb of day, while Joshua gave forth but the borrow ed light from his great teacher and master. That people would be considered ungrateful which rejoiced on the anniversaries of the death of its leaders and heroes, those children we would regard as lacking in filial affection, who read the will of a de parted parent amidst gladness, re joicing, dance and music. Yet we must not condemn too hastily,for we ourselves may almost be regarded as doing this now. For this day of the Feast of Conclusion is one of great gladness and festivity to us, yet on it we celebrate the concluding of the reading of the "Law". Yet is not this Law the legacy and the will of our departed leader and hero, and on this occasion dees the hour of his death come back to us, and yet werejoice and are merry. But why? Simply because Moses in the man- Eer of his death gave to his people s great a boon as he had ever giv-1 He departed this life as any other lortal. He had no wish to be translated into the heavens in a fi ery chariot, or on a bank of clouds, nor to be received by a host of min istering angels, but by the very manner of his death he taught that all men are mortal, that none are to be regarded as divine, or as even semi-divine. He did not wish to be deified or worshipped. He wished to die among his people as a man, as he had lived among them as a man. This was the blessing contained in his approaching death, that the unapproachable and unspeakable supremacy and divinity of God was not to be compared with any other, much less to have any mortal link ed with Him in honor or power. That Moses was regarded as no more than a mortal, was due to his own actions. When-Aaron died it is said "all the people saw that Aaron was dead." Bnt the death-bed of the world's lawgiver was unwit nessed, his very grave is a mystery unto this day. He died by "Word of God," and the divine kiss wafted his spirit into eternity. Therefore Moses plainly and unequivocally tells his people that he was to die on this side of the Jordan, that the people- should know that he, the greatest and godliest of men, was yet no more than a man, that the ineffable unity and singleness of God was not to be touched, even with the thought of the deification of a human being. The speaker then closed with a beautiful argument establishing the immortality of the soul. FRESH EVERY HOUR. It may not be generally known, but as fine candy is made in Rich mond as in France. At Kaempfs 110 North* Ninth Street Candy is made every hour in the day, and no better goods can be found anywhere. m , Don't forget the number, 110 Ninth just exactly in the rear of the Mozart Academy. All Photographs are bound to be likenesses. The camera never lies. Artistic taste is the secret of a "good likeness." Try Davis 827 East Broad street and then draw your own conclusions.