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NBW YORK. I The report ofthe United for the year closing with October, shows that the receipts amounted to a total of $147,769. 26, with total expenditures of $177,513. 89. There were 55,309 persons assisted in various ways by the organization during the year, of whom 4,453 wore found employment for, 4,179 were giving transportation and 2,174 were given transient and temporary relief There were distributed over 5000 pairs of shoes, 3000 coats and vest, 2600 sets of men's underclothing, to gether with dresses, skirts, bedding, pants, hats and women's underwear, besides clothing, furniture and 809 tons of cool. There w0re27,113 meal and 8,846 nights' lodg ings given to homeless men, and in the Free Burial Branch ofthe society's work, there were 854 interments. Thero wss a called meeting of Congregation Shearith Yisroel on Monday at which it was resolved amidst much enthusiasm to dispose of tho present lot and building of the congre gation and move uptown. NKW JEBSKY. Temple Beth El of Jersey City, was appro pirately dedicated on October 29th. Rev. Dr. A. Wise of New York offered prayer and Dr. Joseph Silverman, of Temple Emanu El, New York, delivered the dedicatory sermon. SAN FRANCISCO CAT.. Temple Emanu El began its regular Friday evening service, with lecture course last Sab bath eve, Dr. Voorsanger delivered the first lecture on the topic " More Light." Memorial Services in Honor of Dr. H. S. Jacobs On Sunday the sth. instant memorial services were held in the Benai Yeshurun Synagogue, in honor of its late Senior Rabbi, Rev. Dr. Henry S. Jacobs. The services were held nnd«r th_ jgjttt frn_?'" < -; of the congregation and the Jewish Ministers' Association of New York. Tho chair of the lamented leader was heavily draped in mourning. The prayer wss spoken earnestly and eloquently by Dr. De Sola Mendes. Tbe oration was delivered by Dr. EL Kohler. He said among other things ; " Dr. Jacobs was esteemed by all who knew him, and beloved by all bis colleagues, no matter how much they differed in their views, for the high qualities which singled him ont among tho many as the true priest and preacher. In whatever he said or did all felt that it was the aork or word of an honest, true-loving and Godfearing man, whose whole bearing had the ■tamp of a man of a high sense of honor, and of % still higher regard for his Divine calling. There was no falsity or ambiguity on his lips, ao hollow pretense in his claims, no sinister motive in his action, no stain on his manhood. 9e had nothing but the sacred cause which he wrved at his heart's strivings. Thus be in pired not only his own flock but also his co workers in every field of religion or other com nunal work with implicit < onfidence as a leader md spokesman. Ever since his twentieth rear, wheh he mounted the pulpit in his native own of Kingston, Jamaica, he endeavored to Bveak the office of minister with tho dignity of ■ Following Dr. Kohler, Rabbi R. Grossman Nad from too Sacred Scriptures and after him ( Dr. Joseph Silverman read tbe resolutions of . the Jewiah Ministers' Association. Rev. Morrit- Wise, the assistant of the lamented Dr. Jacobs t then delivered a short address, after which "Kaddish" was recited by Ray. M. Kartach maroff, and tho closing benediction by the Rev. E. M. Chapman, of Dallas Texas. Thb JkwißH South, of Richmond, Va., strongly indicts the Baltimore Jews for permit ting a " prize fight" in one of its distinctively Jewish clubs. We second onr contemporary in this righteous denunciation.— Jewish Voice- _vrr* _v. Lad lea' Hair Dresser, r "utting,Curling*Shampooing. . aigE.BROADSI FONTICELLO LITHIA WATER. 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