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The Jewish South. [volume] (Richmond, Va.) 1893-1899, March 25, 1898, Image 4

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Little Miss Bertha, the youngest child of Mr. and
Mrs. Nathan Metzger,had the misfortune to fall and
dislocate her shoulder while playing last week, but is
improving nicely.
Mrs. Victor Strasburger with her daughter, Miss
Rae, returned from Washington, I). C, last Tuesday
morning, accompanied by her brother, Mr. W. Har
rison Hofheimer.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marcus, of Hampton, Va.,
spent last Sunday in Norfolk.
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Adlerentertained the"P.S. C."
at their residence last Sunday night. Miss Lena
Westheimer won the first prize, a cut-glass bowl, and
Mrs. Frank Jacobs won the booby prize.
Mr. M.Umstadter returned from Philadelphia last
The visitors in our city this week were Messrs.
M. Minzesheimer, L. Moritz, New York ; B. Sturger,
Philadelphia; B. E. Cohen,Joseph Gump, Baltimore;
Max Marcus, Hampton; A. Rybner, Newport News.
Mrs. Babette Gutman Frankfurt, wife of Mr.
Moses Frankfurt, died at her residence on Church
street last Monday morning, aged 60 years. Her
death was preceded by an illness of a few days, al
though she had been in feeble health for several years.
She leaves a husband and seven children —Mrs. Myer
Abrams, Norfolk; Mrs. A. Vineburg, Albany, N. V.;
Mrs. Vineburg, Troy, N. V., and Messrs. Samuel,
Nathan and Isaac Frankfurt, Norfolk, and Lewis
Frankfurt, Georgetown, D. C. The funeral, which
was ver} r largely attended, took place Wednesday
morning. Rev. Dr. B. Eberson officiated.
Mr. Aaron Weil was in New York last week.
Mr. Samuel Lowenthal. of Baltimore, is visiting
his friend, Mr. Moses Goldsmith Nusbaum, on Chapel
Mrs. Joseph Morris and little son, Marion, left for
Tarboro, N. C, last Sunday morning, to spend two
weeks with relatives.
Mr. Julius Gutman, of Baltimore, was in Norfolk
to attend the funeral of his sister, Mrs. Moses Frank
Miss Bertha Hess left last Wednesday morning for
Charleston, S.C.,to spend the Faster holidays with her
niece, Mrs. Isaac Marks, nee Rosa Moritz.
The last german of the season took place Tuesday
evening at the Montefiore and, as usual, was a very
brilliant affair.
Mr. Henry Posner spent Friday in Baltimore.
Miss Lena Westheimer spent last Thursday at the
Chamberlin, Old Point, accompanied by Mesdames
A. Aronheim and Jacob Bennett.
The "S. N. C," organized lately, met at the resi
dence of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hirschler last Satur
day night, and was delightfully entertained. Those
present were Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Margolius, Mr.
and Mrs. Lodis Hornthal,Mr. and Mrs. Sieg. Moritz
and Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hecht.
Mr. E. Ball has returned, after a delightful stay of
two weeks in New York.
Mr. Jacob Jacobs was in Richmond this week vis
his mother.
Mr. Samuel Weil left for his home in Kansas, Mo.,
after a delightful visit to his mother.
Mr. and Mrs. George Fass (nee Augusta Firth)
tendered a reception to their friends last Sunday
evening, at their residence on Church street, which
was largely attended.
Mrs. Julius Adelsdorf is convalescent.
Mr. Louis Levy went North this week.
Mr. Joseph B. Hamburger, after an absence of
several months, is in the city visiting his parents.
•Roanofte, Da.
Mr. G. May left last Saturday night for Baltimore
and New York on a business trip.
Mr. Charles Enoch returned last week from the
eastern market.
The scholars and teachers of Temple Emanuel
Sunday school gave a surprise to Dr. S. Simon in the
shape of a silver smoking set. The Doctor was so
overcome that he could hardly thank the givers for
their present.
Mr. M. Sudoski, after an absence of nearly two
weeks in New York, Philadelphia find Baltimore, has
returned home.
Dr. S. Simon and wife ha ye returned from their wed
ding trip, and are at present making their home with
Mrs. G. May, where they will be pleased to see all
their friends. The couple visited Washington, Balti
more, Philadelphia,and Danbury,Conn. At the last
named place they visited Mr. find Mrs. Moses Stern,
Mrs. Stern being a sister of Mrs. Simon.
Miss Dora Rosenberg has returned home from her
vi:-it in Baltimore and Washington and resumed her
place as teacher in our Sunday-school.
Mrs. H. Swartzburg and her son are stopping fit
the home of Mrs. G. It is reported that this
lady has returne 1 to Roanoke to make her home
here. Mr. Swartzburg is expected in a few days.
Speaking of war reminds us of an incident that
occurred during the memorable conflict between
Russia and Turkey in 1877 —an incident that is none
the less true because it has never heretofore been pub
lished. In the ranks of the Russians was acompara
tively young Isralite, Jacob Rosenbaum. He was
familiarly known as "Yankele" in Lubin, where he
made his home and where his laborsconsisied in tak
ing young children to school and seeing them safely
home again after school hours. He was gentle, as
well as brave, and, as he was a man nearly seven feet

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