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The Misses Raab are visiting Miss Stern in Balti more. The Jefferson Club will have a full-dress ball on De cember 30th. Mrs. B.Jacobs is on a three weeks' visit to rela tives in Raleigh, N. C. Miss Goldsmith, of New York, will visit Mrs. I. Cohen during the next week. Rabbi Calisch opened the proceedings of the State Senate this week with pra3'er. The Thirteen CI iss will entertain the visiting young ladies next Monday night. Mr. Solomon, of Savaninh, is the guest of Mr. Charles E. Straus, 824 west Grace stieet. Miss Edith Rice, of New York, is the guest of Mrs. Joseph L. Levy, 100 east Marshall street. Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Hecht, of Baltimore, will be in Richmond Monday for a short visit. There will be a subscription german at the Jeffer son Club, Thursday evening, January 6th. Mrs. Jeanette Gunst, mother of Mrs. M. S. Block and Councilman Marx Gunst, is critically ill. Benjamin and Paradise Lodges, B'ne B'rith, will elect officers Sunday night for the ensuing year. Mrs. Motz Prag, of Baltimore, is the guest of her mother, Mrs. I. M. Rosenbaum, 607 east Grace street. Mr. and Mrs. M. Hessberg left for New York last Sunday. Mr. Felix Hessberg went to Danville Wed nesday. Willie, the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Abrain, broke a small bone in one of his arms some days since. Miss Etta Rosendorf will spend the winter in Phil adelphia. Her sister, Miss Lily, is visiting friends in Petersburg. Mrs. Josie Steiner, who rectntly returned from abroad, is the guest of her brother, Mr. A. H. Meyer, at his home, "Restabit," Barton Heights. Mrs. Max Guggenheimer and daughter, of Lynch burg, Va., were in tie city last w(ck to attend the silver-wedding reception of Mr. and Mrs. Herman J. Myers. Miss Irma Rosenbaum, who has been visiting her sister in Baltimore, returned home last week and left last Sunday with Mrs. Sydney B. Rosenbaum for Sa vannah, Ga. There will be a Channukah entertainment by the children of the Beth Ahaba Sunday school at Belvi dere Hall, Wednesday evening, December 29th. The Ladies' Hebrew Benevolent Association will dispense refreshments. Mrs. A. Rothschild who was quite sick in Cincin nati, 0., where she has been for some weeks visiting relatives, is much improved. Mr. Rothschild will leave to-night for Cincinnati to accompany her home. Next year will make fifty years that the Beth Ahaba congregation has worshipped at the present site of its synagogue. It has not yet been definitely decided whether or not there will a formal celebration of the anniversary. Mr. Leon Wallerstein was in Washington last week as the representative of the Richmond Cham ber of Commerce to protest against the removal of the office of the collector of internal revenue from this city to Petersburg. At the annual meeting of the Richmond Academy of Medicine and Surgery last Tuesday night, Dr. Er nest C. Levy was elected first vice-president, and Dr. Mark W. Peyser was re-elected corresponding and reporting secretary for the fourth term. A temporary organization of the Beth Ahaba Cho ral Union was effected last Friday night by the elec tion of Mrs. D. B. Kahnweiler as president and Miss Ella Kraker as secretary. A committee was appoint ed to recommend a plan of permanent organization, constitution, and by-laws. The pupils of the Hebrew Sewing School had a very enjoyable Channukah entertainment last Tues day afternoon in the basement of the Beth Ahaba synagogue. There was a number of recitations by the scholars, a few appropriate remarks by Rabbi Calisch, and, best of all, plenty of cream and cake for the children. The reception given last Saturday evening by Mr. and Mrs. Herman J. Myers upon the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of their marriage was an elegant affair. The parlors were handsomely deco rated with growing plants, with which pink-shaded lights blended most harmoniously. During the even, ing hundreds of friends called to extend congratula tions. Mrs. Myers was assisted in receiving her guests byhef three daughters, while Missßosenbaum presided at the punch-bowl. TRicbmonD ."©afcer*?. Oiders taken for Fruit Cake. We also make Apple and Cinnamon Coffe Cake, French, Rye, and Seed Bread, Fancy Cakes for Entertain ments, &c. Leave orders and we deliver every day. We give trading stamps. Kass & Cone, 216 w.st Broad street.