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Mr. Frederick Wertheimer, after an absence of
several years, has returned to Norfolk, and will in the future reside here. Mr. A. Brown, aged seventy, died very suddenly last Thursday. The funeral took place from the res idence of his niece, Mrs. L. Shrier.in Ports nouth, and was largely attended. The interment was in Norfolk, Rev. Dr. Eberson officiating. Mr. A. T. Hofheimer has returned from a short trip to Richmond. Mrs. Alexander is in the city, the guest of her father, Mr. Henry Hornthal, Ghent. Mrs. Hirsch and son-in-law, Mr. Florshcim, from New York, who attended the funeral of their relative, Mr. Brown, have returned home. Mr. William Frank tendered a reception to his friends last Thursday night, it being his thirty-fourth natal anniversary. The strangers in the city this week were Messrs. B. E. Cohen, J. Hable A. D. Frank, of Baltimore; S. Marcus, New York; Charles Straus, E. Bloomberg, of Richmond ; M. Holzinger, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wertheimer are in the city the guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hirsch Wert heimer, on Holt street. entertainment and hop given by the Monte- and Social Club was a very enjoyable affair. The comedy, entitled "Six Cups of Choco late," was very good. The singing by Miss Jennie I. Hamburger, of New York, was the feature of the eve ning. The out-of-town guests were Miss Bertha Stern, of Baltimore; Miss Jennie I. Hamburger, New York; Miss Muhlberg, Savannah, Ga.; Miss Dalsi mer, Philadelphia, Pa , and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wertheimer, of New York City. The ladies of the "K. B." tendered the gentlemen a champagne banquet last Wednesday evening at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Frankfort, on Bute street. The committee, Mesdames A. E. Campe, Benjamin Lovvenberg, and Nath in Frankfort, were untiring in their efforts in making this one of the nicest ever given by them. The dining-room was beautifully decorated with palms and cut flow ers. Covers were laid for twelve, and all the delicacies of the season were served. Each gentleman received a sterling-silver back militaire brush as a souvenir. Mr. M. Stern, in his usual pleasing style, acted as toastmaster, and Messrs. Jacob Heller and Harry L. Lowenberg responded. Miss Jennie I. Hamburger, of New York, who is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. S. Hamburger, of this city, favored the congregation of the Ohev Sholem Temple last Friday night by rendering the beautiful selection "Aye Maria" inter-mezzo. Miss Hamburger has a very rich soprano voice, which is well trained, and sings with good expression. "Roanohe, Wa. We iiad the pleasure of meeting this week Mr. Julius Cohen, formerly of Baltimore, now with Mr. Heiner, of Martinsville, Va., a very pleasant young man. Mr. Cohen has a good word for The Jewish South. Our Sunday-school will give a public exhibition of the work we have done in regard to planting Judaism in the hearts of the scholars. Mr. Joseph Frank, a genial merchant, took a trip to Fincastle last Monday. Mr. Frank is a good old bachelor. Miss Lillie Silverstone is getting ready to go to Baltimore to attend the wedding of her cousin. It pains us to record that the president of our congregation has not visited our Sunday-school. Please, Mr. President, remember we have a Sunday school. Translated from the French for Tub Jewish Smith. Joseph's Journey. By Miss Zephora Weinberg. ONE DAY, so the legend runs, the caravan which led Joseph proceded on its journey until the heat became unbearable. A dull silence prevailed in the desert. Suddenly the travelers discovered a green plot of earth, shaped like a tomb. A plain stone sur mounted this mound, which was surrounded with innumerable flowers of all kinds, and they inclined their heads gracefully towards the monument, and perfumed the surroundings with their delicious odor. Joseph lifts his eyes, sees the stone, and reads the words graven on it: "Here Liks Rachel." He throws himself on that cherished grave and sobs aloud. "Mother, omv mother,"said he, kissing the stone, " have pity on thy son." And he fainted. It was too much for a child. The hard and rough hand of one of the leaders shook him roughly and brought him to himself once more. Already the barbarian brandished his stick to let it fall on the head of the unhappy youth, who FOR RENT—A LARGE, FRONT ROOM, NICELY FURNISHED, WITH BOARD, in private Jewish family. For particulars call between the hours of twelve and three. No. 3 N. FIRST STREET, Het. Franklin and Main.