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RICHMOND NEWS. ,
] Mr. Charles Hutzler is in New York. , Miss Ross Lee Salomonsky has returned from New York. Mr. Herman Ullman who has been quite sick is improving. Miss Gertrude Morris of New York, is visit ing her aunt Mrs. Simon Sycle. , Miss Mona Binswanger of Kansas City, is s the guest of Mrs. S. J. Binswanger. Mrs. Aronheim of Charlottesville, spent . Thanksgiving with her daughter, Mrs. A. E. 1 Cohen. The Junior Cotillion Club will give its first ' german the latter part of this month. The affair will probably be one of the most sue- ' cessful events in Jewish society this season. < The funeral of Mr. Wolff Rose who died last ' Saturday, was held Monday evening. Rabbi Calisch officiated. The deceased left a widow ( and a grown son, the latter residing in Balti more. There are two Jewish members in the present general assembly. Senator William Loven stein of this city, and Delegate Charles Bend heim of Alexandria Mr. S. L. Bloomberg has his old place as journal clerk of the Senate. Petitions are being circulated throughout : the city in behalf of Mr. Samuel Proskauer of this city, who is an applicant for the Amoy i (China) consulate. This is the position which : was made vacant by the recall of Colonel J. Hampton Hoge. At its meeting next Thursday night, the Jefferson Literary and Social Circle, will elect officers for the coming year. An amendment to increase the dues from $1 to $1.25 per month will be considered. The object in view is for the association to furnish suppers at all its entertainments. There was another very interesting meeting of the Young Men's Hebrew Association last Sunday afternoon. The literary exercises which were quite creditable were participated in by Messrs. Albert Hentshell, A. Doodow sky, G. Schnurman and Mr. Loenson. The Association meets next Sunday at 2:30 P. M, A stag party was held last Wednesday in honor of Master Bear Kern at the residence of his parents. About twenty gentlemen were in attendance and a very pleasant time was spent. Appropriate remarks were made by Mr. Joseph Conn after which the health of the young man (who was then just seven days of age) was drunk standing. Although favored with the usual unpropi tious weather which attends the affairs of the J. L. and S. C, the hop of that organization last Tuesday night was a very enjoyable one. In addition to members and their ladies, a number of strangers were in attendance. Among the latter might be mentioned: Miss I Cohen of Petersburg; Mr. H. Kaufman of New York ; Mr. Simmons of Philadelphia; Mies Mona Binswanger, of Kansas City ; Mrs. Traner man, of Chicago and Miss Strauss, of Baltimore. Old Folks' Home. A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hebrew Home for the Aged and Infirm was held several nights since. A contribution of f 100 was reported from Mr. Emanuel Ullman in memory of his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. S. Ullman. Mrs. Jacob May of this city, and Mr. B. H. Jacobs of Fredericksburg, were elected life • members. A number of new members of various classes were also enrolled. The Home is in a flourishing condition, and has now a fund of nearly $7,000, the interest of which is used in defraying the board of several aged persons in private families. A larger sum could be used to advantage in this direction. The Board will convene once again before the annual meeting of members in January. Channukah Festival. The pupils of Beth Ababa Sunday school had an enjoyable Channukah festival at Sanger Halle last (Thursday) night. Nearly all the pupils, their parents, and a large number of friends were in attendance. Rabbi Calisch, superintendent of the Sunday school, was master of ceremonies, and was ably assisted by Messrs. S. S. Whitlock and Marx Gunst. Under the supervision of the three the following programme was rendered : Opening prayer, Miss Mabel Sycle; recita tion —"Jerry," Miss Nettie Kaufman; tab leau —" The slaying of the traitor;" recita tion —" Somebody's mother," Miss Sarah Ja cobus ; tableau—" The death of Matathias ;" recitation, Miss Emily Raab ; tableau—" Han nah and her seven pons;" recitation—"Os Italia," Miss Helen Thalhimer; tableau— "The triumph of Judas Maccebess." At this stage of the programme the candles were lighted, the audience and children join ing in the singing of a Channukah hymn. The closing prayer was by Miss Etta Lovenstein. After this there was dancing for a short time. At 10 o'clock coats and rubbers were , donned, and children and parents sought their homes, well pleased with the evening's enter tainment. Before leaving each of the young sters was presented with a souvenir in the shape of a goodly-sized cornucopia or basket filled with candy. Danville, Va. The synagogue here will be dedicated Fri day evening December Bth. The gentleman who on several previous occasions has written such interesting letters from the city on the Dan will see to it that we publish a good ac count of it next week. NORFOLK, VA. Mr. Myer Frank was in the city last week. .Mrs. E. Campe is now in New York visiting her daughters and Mends. Mr. Maurice Hofheimer, of Baltimore, is in Norfolk. It is rumored that he will locate here. Mrs. William Miller and daughter, Miss Linda, are in the city visiting Mrs. I. Gutman. Mr. Sam Shrier is spending a short time with his mother and sisters, preparatory to their moving to New York. Miss Belle Nusbaum, one of our most amiable young ladies, left this week for Baltimore, where she goes to attend college. She has the best wishes of her many friends. s Mrs. B. Smith, of Washington, D. a, and chinning daughters, Misses Belle and May, are here visiting Mrs. Moses Marx, in her lovely new home, on Holt street. Mrs. Robert Marcus, of Hampton, was in Norfolk last week visiting her mother, Mrs. J. W. Spagat on Bank street. Mr. Max Nusbaum of Baltimore, was in the city for several days last week. His host of friends are always pleased to see him. Mr. and Mrs. Spandonr have been to Balti more to attend the nuptials of Mr. Greenhood and Miss Hennie Adler. Mr. Greenhood is a brother of Mrs. Spandonr. Mr. William Eckhardt, Jr., of Baltimore, spent several days in the city last week. This being Mr. Eckbardt's first visit to Norfolk, he made a conquest of friends among the fair sex. Dame Rumor has it that Miss Msmie Myers formerly of Norfolk, but now of Denver Col. is engaged to Mr. Cahn of that city. Mr.Cabn is indeed to be congratulated, Miss Myers be ing one of our most intellectual maidens. The first of a series of hops given by the Montefiore Association for the benefit of the members' children, was held on Friday, De cember Ist from 4to 6 P. M. It was very largely attended by the "little ones" as they are always ready and only too delighted to "trip the light fantastic toe." The Jewish South is read by the large number of Norfolk subscribers with a great deal of interest. They are glad to have the pleasure of perusing, weighing, and consider ing the instructive sermon of Richmond's elo quent Rabbi, Dr. Edward N. Calisch. Thk Jewish South being a new paper, has Nor folk's best wishes for a long, successful life. Raleigh, N. C. ■ On hut Friday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Rosenthal celebrated their silver wedding, and the occasion was a most enjoyable one. The bride and groom entertained their guests in grand style. They were the recipients of numerous and elegant presents. Mr. E. B. Ullman, of Richmond, spent last Saturday and Sunday in our city.