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The Jewish Floridian
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63 v. : ;
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Jewish Floridian Pub. Co.
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Miami, Fla
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November 8, 1929
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United States -- Florida -- Dade -- Miami

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1927?
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-v. 63, no. 20 (May 18, 1990).
General Note:
Editor: Fred K. Shochet, <1959>.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 47 (Nov. 25, 1932).

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VOL. I.--NO. XXXXXVI. MMDA, NOVEMBER ,1929
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By far the outstanding oc-
currence of the past few days
has been the acquittal of
Richard Corbett, a young
Englishman. He was tried in
France on the charge of mur-
dering his mother who was
suffering from cancer. His
justification for this brutal
act was that he loved his
mother inordinately, and that
prompted by this exceedingly
great love he committed this
"murder of love." He couldn't
bear the sight of her terrible
suffering and so relieved her
forever.
That he was acquitted con-
clusively proves that he
stood not alone in his reason-
ing.

This incident recalls a simi-
lar trial that took place a few
years ago right here in our
own country. A doctor, hav-
ing delivered a child and find-
ing that it would have to
struggle thru life as a helpless
and hopeless cripple caused it
to die. His contention was that
not only had he performed an
act of mercy to the luckless
infant, but that he had bene-
fited society by ridding it of
a certain burdensome expense
and nuisance. Then as now,
a great hue and cry arose and
divergent opinions from very
prominent people were heard.
He was simultaneously lauded
and condemned, acclaimed for
professional courage and in-
tegrity and branded as a men-
ace to the profession and bar-
baric butcher.

Suppose this young Eng-
lishman had been found guil-
ty and had received the death
penalty-what then? Another
consideration would have
arisen. The question of Capi-
tal Punishment would have
loomed once more in all its
stark ugliness to trouble the
conscience of man.
The question of Capital
punishment, reduced to its
lowest terms is this: Shall a
body of men in prolonged ses-
sion and after cool delibera-
tion posses that right which
they deny the person who
murdered in the white heat
of frenzy or passion, namely,
the taking of human life?
Have they, because of self-as-
sumed power and dignity the
prerogative of snuffing out
that God-granted divine spark
called life?
Even if Jewish law were
not deadly opposed to capital
Punishment; even if our Tal-
mudic sages had not branded
the court that convicted to
death one person in seventy
years as a "Murderous bs
din," even if not one voice had
ever been lifted against this
means of maatkg out panlh*
(Continued on i4age 2) .!


Officers Are
Nominated At
Beth David

On Thursday evening, Oct-
tober 31st, Beth David Con-
gregation, the oldest Jewish
Congregation in Miami held a
special meeting at which the
officers and Board of Trustees
for the next year were nom-
inated.
The following were nomin-
ated: M. H. Rosenhouse for
president, Herbert E. Scherr
and John Wolf, for 1st vice
president, Nathan Adelman
and Abe Aronovitz for 2nd.
vice president, Julius Simp-
son for Recording secretary,
H. H. Farr and Max Kupfer-
stein for Financial secretary;
Louis Weinkle for Treasurer,
P. G. Blanck and E. Gordon
for sergeant at arms. for four
vacancies on the Board of
Trustees: J. B. Berner, Harry
Markowitz, S. H. Tobin, A.
Pepper, Phil Berkowitz, Larry
Fay, P. M. Rosengarten, Dave
Warschoff, N. Adelman and
A. Aronowitz and B. M. Ser-
kin. The majority of the old
officers declined renomina-
tion. Election will be held in
the Talmud Torah Auditor-
ium, Sunday, November 10th,
at 8:15 p. m. o'clock and only
members in goodstanding will
be permitted to vote. The of-
ficers chosen will take office
at the installation meeting
which ordinarily is held the
second Sunday/ in December
but which will be held within
the next ten da~s and probab-
ly in the form of a Congrega-
tional dinner at which the of-
ficers will assume their
duties.
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Court Directs
Money Refund
to Lot Buyers

Failure of a real estate
company to carry out im-
provements guaranteed in its
sales contracts, resulted this
week in what is said to have
been the first judgement to
be returned by the federal
court in this jurisdiction or
during the return of money
paid by the purchaser.
Ivan D. Ansell of Hialeah
brought suit in federal court
against the Normandy Beach
Properties, a Massachusetts
corporation, setting forth that
he had purchased several lots
believing that paving, lights,
bridges and other improve-
ments would be supplied, as
the company promised.
Although no time limit was
set for this, Judge Halsted
Ritter ruled the promise mus.
be kept "within a reasonable
time." and gave Ansell a de-
cree for $8,000 and a vendee's
lien on the lots. S. V. M. Ray
represented Ansell and Eu-
gene M. Schwartzenburg ap-


feared for the company.


Congregations
Conduct Varied
Services Here

Services at Beth David this
Friday night will begin at 8:15
p. m. Rabbi Israel H. Weisfeld
will preach the sermon on
"The Modern Babellists." The
services this week will be fea-
tured by a musical program in
which Cantor I. H. Pekarsky
and the recently established
male choir under the leader-
ship of Mr. Nathan Wroobel
will take part. The Cantor wiil
open the services with the
singing of "Mah Tovu" fol-
lowed by the choir. Other
musical numbers will be
"Shma Yisroel" by Cantor
and Choir; "Mnucho V'Sim-
cho" by Cantor and Choir
which will contain several
solos by members of the choir
"Vaychullu" by the Cantor,
"Sholom Aleichem by Cantor
and Choir, "Vayshomru" by
Choir, and "Yigdal" by Can-
tor and Choir. Choir practice
is being held every evening
and under the direction of the
Cantor and the choir leader
Mr. Wroobel is making splen-
did progress.
A social hour at which the
Ladies Auxiliary of Beth
David will be hostesses will
follow the services.
Services at Temple Israel,
Reform Jewish Congregation,
137 N. E. 19th street, Friday
evening, at eight o'clock. Mr.
Henry D. Williams, one of the
members of the Congrega-
tion will speak on the subject,
"Armistic Day, The Beginn-
ing of a New Sense of Ethics.
Religious School, Sunday
morning, at ten o'clock period
Dr. Kaplan will conduct his
Bible Class for men and wo-
men at 11:15. The public is
most cordially welcome.
This week Dr. Kaplan will
begin a course of lectures on
"Historic and Reform Juda-
ism, Their Agreements and
Disagreements"
Religious school every Sun-
day morning from ten to
twelve. Dr. Kaplan will begii
this week a class in the Study
of the Bible from the Higher
Critical Point of View. This
class will meet from eleven
fifteen to twelve every Sun-
day morning. Those wishing
to register in this class, which
is free of charge, and is open
to everybody in the city, Jew
and non-Jew, must begin this
week. This class ought to in-
terest all those who want to
know something about the
Bible from a Modern point of
view.
Members of the Congrega-
tion are requested to see Rab-
bi Kaplan at twelve Sunday
morning, to make arrange-
ments for their children in
the study of Hebrew. l *


Legionnaires
Hold Conference

The creation of a national
organization to carry out the
project of establishing legion-
naires' colonies in Palestine
was the result of a two-day
conference held at the Irving
Plaza Hall, New York, under
the auspices of the American
Palestine Jewish Legion. The
new organizaiton is to be
known as the Hagdud Ha'Ivri
League.
A request that the Jewish
Agency include in its budget
a provision for the establish-
ment of one Legionniare col-
ony annually was formulated.
The first colony of Legion-
naires, composed of one hun-
dred men, will be established
by the American Palestine
Jewish Legion in 1930, it was
decided.
Immediate action to the end
that Jewish veterans of Pal-
estine service, who were de-
mobilized, be declared reserve
members of the British army.
whose services should be util-
ized by the Palestine admin-
istration in case of trouble,
was determined upon. The
service rendered by the Jew-
ish self-defense in Palestine
during the recent outbreaks,
was lauded. The establishment
of a non-partisan council of
sympathizers to cooperate
with the Legion in seeking to
establish colonies in Palestine,
was also decided upon.
Officers of the new organi-
zation are: President, Elias
G i n s b e r g; vice-president,
Samuel Friedlander of Orange
N. J., for eastern states; Na-
than Zarozky of Chicago, Ill.,
for western states; B. Sindel-
man of Montreal, Can., for
Canada; Treasurer, Joe An-
kraut ; Secretary, Z. L.
Schein; Financial Secretary,
May Tadel; and an adminis-
trative committee of nine. An
Executive Committee of 24
was chosen.

Jewish Boys
Are Chosen to
Dramatic Club

At the trials held for the
selection of members of the
Dramatic Club of the Ada
Merritt Junior High School
more than three hundred and
fifty boys and girls took part
and two Jewish boys were
chosen out of ten boys named.
Those chosen were Isaac Gor-
don, the son of Mr. and Mrs.
E. Gordon and Frederick
King Shochet. Both of these
boys are pupils of the Beth
David Talmud Torah and
Sunday School and Isaac Gor-
don took a stellar part in the
Channuca play given by the
Beth David Sunday school at
the Fairfax Theatre last year.
Frederick Shochet is also a
member of the Beth David
Choir.


Arbeiter Ring
Removes Com-
munist Officers

Unknown to many, Miami
has recently been the scene of
an attempt by members of the
Communist party to obtain
control of the Workmens Cir-
cle Branch, 692, which has
been active in carrying on ed-
ucational and other work in
this socialistic fraternal and
educational organization. I
A number of the Commun-
ist party members of the
local Arbeiter Ring branch
somehow or other managed to
obtain control of the organi-
zation and for sometime past
had been the officers of the
local body. During the past
year the members belonging
to the Communist party have
endeavored to force upon the
members of the body their
principles which were foreign
to the organization and high-
ly distasteful to the major
portion of the members. rIhe
internal strife came to a head
recently when the local Ar-
beiter Ring became the center
for Communistic propaganda
by the officers. Objections
were raised and when the of-
ficers demanded and were re-
fused a vote of confidence,
they left "en masse" and at-
tempted to stage a Commun
ist demonstrat-on which in-
stead became an anti-Com-
munist demonstration and re-
sulted in a resolution for the
expulsion of all members of
the Communist party belong-
ing to the organization and
was adopted without a dis-
senting vote. At this meeting
Dr. A. D. Halpern well known
communal worker of this. cty
presided.
As a result of the expulsion
the meeting of October 25th
was one in which complete
harmony and unity prevailed
and definite action was taken
towards the improvement of
the Workmen's Circle School.
Upon an appeal being made
for funds to help enlarge and
support the school more than
three hundred dollars in cash,
and additional five hundred
dollars in pledges were raised,
and at the present time a
quiet campaign is being car-
ried on for additional funds
towards the school mainten-
ance.
At the same meeting it was
decided to organize a Junior
Boys and Girls Circle Club
which will be under the aus-
pices of the present body and
will be a means of carrying
on the Arbeiter Ring work
among the youngerset.

Americans Aid
Paris Institutions

A gift of 120,000 francs
was made to the Paris Infants
Association by Mrs. Michael


Winburn, an American.


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(Continued from Page 1)
ment to an individual, I
would still regard capital pun-
ishment as nothing less than
"subsidized murder."

How the sensitive soul of
an enlightened citizen of a
state practicing capital pun-
ishment must recoil in dis-
gust at the thought that part
of his taxes will defray the ex-
penses of a smugly compla-
cent, even boastful hangman.
How callous must be that ex-
ecutioner creature who fears
not going thru life haunted
I y the last minute expression
of him whose life has been
terminated by his hands.
We shall, Ijrobably, never
know how many of those vic-
tims who, to the very last,
have either dignifiedly pro-
claimed their innocence, or
else have hysterically shout-
ed themselves blue in the face
refusing to oblige the insis-
tent state by admitting their
guilt,- we shall never know
how many ef them really
were innocent and were will-
fully murdered by a mis-
guided state. Removing ten
guilty culprits, admitted foes
of society can never possibly
atone forthe execution of one
innocent person.

However, let us return to
the "rightful murder." Can
anyone with any degree of
certainty contend that a suf-
fering person would prefer be-
ing relieved and released by
death? Or is the urge to live
so powerful that all troubles
and tortures notwithstanding
we still wish to desperately
cling on just as a drowning
man who hopefully catches at
a straw? And, granted, that a
person, under the great stress
of relentless suffering, is
heard to exclaim, "Oh, I wish
I were dead." Shall the by-
stander delegate himself to
cause that hasty and insin-
cere wish to come true?
Job, according to the Bib-


Page 2


le, was a man who lost his
beloved children and vast for-
tune over night. In addition
his entire body became cover-
ed with sore boils. His here-
tofore happy life became a
wretched existence. Three of
his most intimate friends
came to sympathize and con-
sole.
Suffering indescribable tor-
ture, he restrained himself for
seven days but on the eighth
day delivered the following
harangue.
"Why died I not from the
womb?
W hy did I not perish at
birth? .
Wherefore is light given to
him that is in misery
And life unto the bitter in
soul-
Who long for death, but it
cometh not;
And dig for it more than
for hid treasures;
Who rejoice unto exulta-
tion,
And are glad when they can
find the grave?
Thus he lamented and wished
for death! But did anyone of
his three companions appoint
himself angel of mercy and
kill Job? Not at all. They
realized that the recitation of
this bitter longing was merely
a means of easing a troubled
heart.
They rightly comprehended
that his desire for life equall-
ed theirs, and therefore they
let him be.
No, despite his own
fervent avowal of love, and
despite the laudatory bless-
ings showered upon him by
noted surgeons, I cannot help
doubt the sincerity of his af-
fection for -his incurable
mother. I cannot help feeling
that he was actuated by sel-
fi-h motives-being rid of a
trouble some burden. To me
he stands bereft of his hero's
halo and appears as a base
calculating, cold-blooded, un-
grateful murderer.


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Holy Days in the

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"If you see anyone on the
Larapet, kill him! Remember
shoot, and when you do, shoot
to kill." This was my impera-
tive order to a Jewish soldier,
and I meant every word of it.
'Twas the eve of the Day of
Atonement. Oh, what a hell
it was, in those rat infested,
muddy, stenchy trenches in
the Vosges Mountains of the
Gerardmer Sector, that eve
of Yom Kippur of 19181
ALove me the clouds looked
like billows of black smoke.
My regiment held the front


line in Alsace Lorraine
against the enemy. The abode
of God, the inky, black, mur-
ky starless sky, seemed to
envelope No Mans Land-
forests of barbed wire en-
tanglements, silent trenches.
rhis was my synagogue. And
my solo to the Kol Nidre was
an order to my guards on out-
post duty to "shoot to kill"
Rain, rain, rain! Water rats
swimming by like speckled
trout in the icy streams of a
wild mountain fastness. Flares
from the enemy trenches, a


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red rocket-then blackness.
I was in my dugout. Tw
more hours and Private--th
Jewish lad in outpost four
would be relieved to snatch
wink of sleep. Oh! when woul(
this end. This hell on earth
how much longer can I en
dure it! From beneath mN
raincoat I pulled my service
prayer Look, the so called ves
pocket edition formulated b\
a committee of American rab
bis for the use of Jewish sol
diers in the holocost of tht
World War. My search light
played feebly upon the mud
stained pages of the Atone
ment service. My mind was
nowhere. My eyes seemed
sightless. Honk! Honk! Honk
The Klaxon horn, the signal
of the enemy gas attack, re-
verberated through those
damnable trenches like the
shrieks of the Devil himself.
White flares, the limelight of
the enemy's utmost hatred il-
luminated the sector. Tat-tat-
tat! The machine guns-a
surprise attack! "C" com-
pany, up and at 'em!
My platoon, and many a
Jewish tLoy in it; my platoon,
with many a Jew whose loved
ones were perhaps at that
very moment comfortably en-
sconsced in the temples and
synagogues back in the
"States" imploring the Al-
mighty to wipe out the sins
of mankind, was going into
action. "Kil! those yellow
(ogs." Kill those-. Soldiers.
r(al American soldiers, Jexv
and Gentile, yelled like mad
men, as they scrambled over
the p)arapets.
I stumbled and fumbled
through the trench to out
post four-the most danger-
ous and desolate of all-for
guard duty. I had to o(rd(r
'Private-to go over the top
with me. My thought stumb-
led with me. I, a Jew, should
tell my brother Jew to
"shoot, and when you do,
shoot to kill." Woe unto me,
if I had not given this order.
I would have been a traitor,
and I owed allegiance to two
-to God and Country.!
"Outpost number four. Out-
post number four." No ans-
wer. Plop! Plop! Another
flare. Private- lay cold in
death. Bits of shrapnel from
a grenade scattered in the
mud told the mute story of
his untimely end. Above' me,
strands of barbed wire waft-
ed with every breeze. An en-
tanglement had been cut. And
there lay a German soldier!
Private had obeyed my or-
der given me by higher au-
thority. Faithful even unto
death!
The next day, the Day of


Atonement, dawned cold and
o bleak in the Gerardmer Sec-
e tor of the Vosages Mountains
, of Alsace-Lorraine. A steady
a drizzle accompanied by cold
d north winds brought occasion-
, al wisps of the pine and
- spruce and forests of fir trees
y from the mountains where as
e yet the artillery had not pen-
t etrated with its whizzing
Shells.
I \Nws at Kruth, regimental
-headquarters, away down in
Sthe valley, fifteen Kilometres
t from the front standing be-
Sside the freshly dug grave of
him who had obeyed the rules
and discipline of War. A Maj-
or of the Medical Corps cut
the blue tag from the wrist
of the body, the blue tag told
the story-the familiar story
of thousands who lie in Flan-
ders Fields- Private Abra-
ham Serial 76854; He-
brew Killed in Action, Gerard-
mer, September, 1918.
The cold clods of clay and
earth were gradually hiding
the pine casket, as the Batta-
lion Chaplain, with downcast
eyes concluded: "From ashes
to ashes and dust to dust *
Into Thy hands, Oh God, we
commend his spirit." The
Star of David was planted at
the head of the grave and
finis! Abraham's drama of
life was concluded.
In my hands I held a letter
written him by Sara-, Sara
his only sister, doing volun-
teer work with the Jewish
Welfare Board in New York.
How she had hoped to meet
Abe soon in New York! She
had already arranged for a
scholarship, so that he could
finish his law course at Col-
umbia. And then he could go
home to Pittsburgh to prac-
tice. Oh, how his aged moth-
er wished to see him once
more. When, in that immac-
ulate little Jewish kitchen
back home, she kindled the
lights every Friday evening,
she uttered a prayer that her
I oy should come back home
safe and souwdl.
Disconsolately I made my
way back along the shell torn,


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camouflaged roads front,
Kruth to the front line. How
terrible! I can see that old
mother reading that fateful
telegram: "The War Depart.
ment regrets to inform you.
etc." Will they ever live thru
it? And to think of it, Abe
gave his life on the eve of
Yom Kippur, when Jews the
world over were intoning the
prayer that the Heavenly
Father have compassion on
them, when the peal of the
organ in every Jewish tem-
ple reverberated the Kol Ni.
dre. On that night Abe had
killed his German, and anoth.
er German had killed his
American! I shrugged my
shoulders and grinned at the
thought racing through my
hind Am I my brother's
keeper?
That evening my dugout
was the assembly room for
twenty Jewish officers and
enlisted men who could be
spared from battalion head-
quarters. The Major had giv-
en me three candles and Cor-
poral Ervin was to recite the
Kaddish. Joe Ervin knew his
Hebrew for he was one of the
younger instructors in the
Talmud Torah of Chicago.
The distant staccato of the
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worth-the thought that the
corner saloon which dominat-
ed the towns and cities of our
land was a festering sore on
our civilization and should be
destroyed. And nobody, wet
or dry, would ever want to
see the return of the old-time
saloon.
If one wants to be a refor-
mer, he can always find a peg
on which to hang a tirade.
'"There's so much bad in the
best of us," that no able-voic-
ed reformer need ever be
without a job. If it isn't on,.
thing, it's another.
It is not so many years ago
that the Mayor of Atlantic
City issued a decree that all
bathing maids and matrons
shall sheath their nether limbs
with thigh-high hose as they


Friday, November 8, 1929

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FLORIDIAN
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EDITORIAL STAFF
J. IOUIS SHOCHET
A CHOCHOM
BEN DOROM
A. N. ASHER

EDITORIAL

The Reformers

Looking back in perspec-
tive to that hectic period
when Anthony Comstock, Dr.
Parkhurst and Carrie Nation
dictated the morals of the
American people, and then
looking upon ourselves in our
own day, we might wonder
whether we are less virtuous
or more so, than we were in
the days of those dictators.
I must confess that when I
see some of the books that
are being openly published by
reputable publishers and
openly sold at reputable book-
stores, a feeling akin to revul-
sion passes through me and
I almost long for a return to
the Comstock days. And yet,
when I see those same books
openly read and discussed by
reputable people and find that
their morals do not appear to
have suffered because of
them. I am frankly puzzled.
The fact that these books
shock me, is of course, no rea-
son to believe that they im-
pair the morals of those who
read them-no more so than
the fact that the taste of li-
quor happens to be abhorrent
to me, can be advanced as a
reason for Prohibition.
When Carrie Nation occu-
pied the front page with her
rampage of destruction,
smashing up saloons with her
famous hatchet, many people
believed she was crazy. Per-
haps she was. And then again,
sh^ may not have been so
crazy after all. True, none of
the saloons in which she wiel-
ded her hefty hatchet went
out of business. Restoration
followed destruction. Yet, her
w6rk was not for naught. For
as she preached, though we
listened and laughed, her wild
words and wilder actions left
within us a seed from which
grew a thought of great


splashed into the breakers or
sunned themselves on the
beach of the famous city over
which he reigned. It was not
that the well-meaning mayor
was solicitous lest the fair-
ladies' legs might be burned
by the sportive rays of the
sun playing their pranks, as
they lay stretched upon the
sand or frolicked through an
innocent game of leap-frog.
No, it wasn't that at all. The
sun could burn 'em and blis-
ter 'em for all he cared. His
one concern was lest the mor-
als of the good men in his
community might be burned
by the sight of those shapely
legs unsheathed.
As we look back upon those
days, we laugh at the idea of
such a restriction- just as
we laugh when we think of
the time when women wore
dresses down to their heels-
when it was considered im-
modest and immoral to expose
an ankle to the sight of a
male. Most of us remember
how the preachers raged
against the short skirt and
pronounced sentence of eter-
nal condemnation upon those
who wore them. And now,
nine out of every ten women
in church wear knee-high
dress and the tenth is not nec-
essarily the pastor's wife.
I well remember the first
time a female appeared riding
a bicycle on the streets of our
tight little town. The women
who happened to be on the
street at the time, stood ag-
hast. What a gabfest she pro-
vided for the gossips! A bare-
bodied blonde racing bare-
back down the road could
hardly have created a greater
sensation. With each turn of
the pedal, her ankle showed
just as plain as could be. The
indecency of it! What's the
world coming to? Etc., etc.
But the imprecations hurled
upon the courageous female
broke none of her bones and
after the first flush of amaze-
ment began to pale, other
young women took to the
wheel and since that day, mil-
lions have pedalled millions of
miles. In Denmark and in Hol-
land, the streets are crowded
with women cyclers in all ages
and stages of life-some of
them as young as six and
many of them past sixty.
The young woman who dar-
ed defy convention and ran
the gauntlet of the town's
prudes, like many another
hero and heroine, remains un-
honored and unsung. She did
not realize, at the time she
shocked the morals of the
town, that she was a reform-
er, blazing a trail which mil-
lions of her sex would follow
for years to come. Nor did
she realize that the trail she
was blazing would finally lead
to the open road of Woman's
Rights. For who will deny
tha the early woman cycler
was the fore-runner of Equal
Rights for Women ?


Here in New York, women
walk up Broadway bare-leg-
ged and men walk down
Broadway in pajamas. Those
men and women, like Dr.
Parkhurst and Carrie Nation,
are reformers in their own
way. While we may never
adopt the idea of putting the
hosiery mills and clothing fac-
tories out of business by ban-
ishing socks and continuing
night-gowns through the day,


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"Now, Milton, tell the lady
what your name is. Go on,
Milton."
"Three years old."
"No, Milton, that's your
age. Tell her your name like
a good boy."
"Twenty-six Elm Street."
"Milton, I'm surprised at
you. Listen Milton, tell the
lady what it is your popper
does,"
"What?"
"Tell the lady what it is
your popper does. Speak up
now."


"He swears at
"Why, Milton!
ty boy! Take your
of your mouth an
Weems what you
business is. Quick!
"He's a policemC
"The very idea
has got into that

the actions of thes
leave in their wak
thought which tak
in time will gro\
realization that
clothing we wea
weather is no less
than bare legs and
and is not essent
living a virtuous
rid weather. I don'
what a delving
the subject might
believe that ours i
tic civilization whi
real and unadulter
zation in the world
.the dark skinned
Trader Horn's Ivor
There Always w
ways will be, pec
minds are closed sc
no ray of light can
there always was,
will be, those wh
are stretched so
that the flood of 1
them to the true


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He grew up and really made
a noise in the world: he got
to be a boilermaker.

A certain man thinks he is
pretty bright-hence he is al-
ways casting reflections.
*


He knows very well his fath- The Polecat has a hard
er isn't a policeman. Now you time of it; no matter how
come right here and tell the good he is, he is always in
lady what your popper's busi- bad odor. *
ness is. Otherwise Cousin
ness is. Otherwise Cousin The best rule for a young
Minnie won't take you to the The t rule for a yo
man to get in the world:
circus. Now then, what's pop- punctuality and politeness.
prbusines ? punctuality alu politeness. i
per's business?" *
"He's a lawyer." She says she knew her hus-
"That's right. Isn't he band was drunk when he
bright, Mrs. Jones? Every- came in last night-because
Lody says its remarkable. lie kissed her.
Only three years old, you .
know. Milton, will you tell the "Hello! Hello! Who is
lady what you say when you! this?"
want to go for an automobile "Who d'you want?"
ride?" "I want Joe Plotz. Are vou


Iuu inaugn- "Huh ?"
thumb out h u h
id tell Mrs. What is it you say when
ir popper's you want to go automobil-
,, ing?"
an." "Mooly cow."
! Whatever "You're very obstinate to-
child today. day, Milton, and Cousin Min-
nie doesn't like it. When you
e reformers want to go for an auto ride
(e, seeds of you always say 'honk honk
:e root, and wagon' and you know very
w into the well you do. Now stop chew-
the heavy ing that cuff and tell us what
ar in hot those animals are that you
s ridiculous see in the park every day."
Spajamas "Motorcycles."
ial toward "Dear me, that child is so
life in tor- stubborn today. He's really
't know but awfully bright, you know,
deeper into Milton, you're not acting nice
lead me to atall. Now. for Cousin Minnie
s a synthe- sake tell the lady what are
le the only the animals you see in the
ated civili- parks. The ones that go 'Baa-
d is that of "Robs."
I l n "Robins."
folk on o"No. Think hard, Milton."
y Trail. "Turtles."
ras, and al- "No, the little white wooly
ople whose ones that go 'baa-baa'."
) tight that "Sheepses."
enter, And "That's right. Isn't he
and always bright. Only four, you know.
lose minds Now, Milton, just one more
wide open question: When you grow up
ight blinds what is it you are going to
conditions be ?"


of affairs. The one is as great
a menace to the progress of
civilization as the other. But
happily, these are in the min-
ority. The minds of the maj-
ority, to which you and I be-
long, like the winterfront on
automobile radiators, are nev-
er fixedly closed tight or fix-
edly wide open. We adapt our-
selves to existing conditions
by drawing sound conclusions
from obvious facts. And we
know, from an experience
that harks back to Creation,
that more material and spirit-
ual good can come from toler-
ation than from fanaticism.
And knowing tihs, we tolerate
the reformer in the knowl-
edge that however extrava-
gant his views, there may be
some good seed within.
If there is indeed, some-
thing wrong with modern lit-
erature, or modern dress, it
has brought no perceptible
bad effects upon the morals
of mankind. This, in spite of
my own reaction to many of
the books and fashions that
strike me as being unneces-
sarily unsavory. With each
day's dawn, we find the
world's morals no worse than
they were the day before. The
ingenuous youth of yesterday
remains unspoiled today. And
that, after all, is the only
thing that really counts.


"I wanna ice cream soda."
"Now, Milton, stop pulling
the fringe on that pillow and
tell us what you are going to
be when you grow up."
"A horse and carriage."
"Milton, you're not think-
ing."
"An elephant."
"Milton, I'm not asking you
what you want for Christmas
I'm asking you what it is you
wish to be when you're a man.
Speak up or Cousin Minnie
will be ashamed. What it it
you are going to be?"
"A pussy cat."
"Dear me! Milton, you're a
naughty, bad boy. He's not at
all like that as a rule, you
know, Mrs. Jones. Awfully
bright child! He's just obstin-
ate, that's all. Milton, don't
you dare stick' your tongue
out at me!"
*
"When you called did you
find her out?" asked the in-
quisitive friend.
"Yes," snapped the other
woman. "I found her out be-
cause her Irish maid told me
she said she wasn't in."

"You say she finally decid-
ed to quit running away and
stuck to him."
"Yep- she stuck to him
after he pasted her one."


he?"
"No, I'm Knott."
"Well, who are you?"
"I'm Knott."
"Not what?"
"No, not Knott Watt. I
simply am Knott. And what's
your name?"
"Watt's my name."
"Yes, that's what I asked.
What's your name?"
"Correct as the dickens. I'm
Watt, I am."
"Say, are you trying to be
funny ?"
"Certainly not. I'm trying
to tell you that my name's
Watt."
"Oh, I see. You're Watt.
I'm Knott."
"Who's being funny now?
Don't kid me, son."
"Aw shut up!"
(Bang!)

The newly appointed pastor
of a negro church faced a
packed audience when he
arose to deliver his sermon on
the burning question: "Is
There a Hell?"
"Bredern," he said, "de Lord
dun made the world roun' lak
a ball."
"Amen," coursed the con-
gregation.
"An de Lord made two ax-
les for the world to go rouu'
on, and He put one axle at the
north pole and one at the Souf
pole."
"Amen," agreed the congre-
gation.
"And de Lord He put a lot
oil and grease in de center of
de world so as to kep the axles
well greased and ,oiled."
"Amen," cried the admir-
ing congregation."
"And then a lot of sinners
dig wells in Pennsylvania and
steal de Lord's oil and grease.
And dey dig wells in Kain-
tucky, Louisiana, Mexico and
Russher, and steal de Lord's
oil and grease dere. Now
some day dey will have de
Lord's oil and grease, and
dem axles is gonna git hot.
And den. bredren, dat will be
hell, dat will be hell!"
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An attempt to settle a lit-
tle difference between a man
and his wife is reported by
Judge Humphreys:
"Do you act toward your
wife as you did before you
married her?"
"Exactly. I remember just
how I used to act when I first
fell in love with her. I used
to lean over the fence in front
of her house and gaze at her
shadow on the curtain, afraid
to go in. And I act just the
same way now."


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Card party under th us.-
pices of the Loyahy club aux-
i~aary of Emunah chaperr 175.
Order of Eastern Star. w:l
m t Novemrn 10. al 725
N. W. Nintc;.th -tre-. Mr-.
E-telle Steinoerg, Mrs. Sbad
(. Rose and Mrs. B.er W
Green will be tho.t,-,es.
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vit.-d.
For Reserv.tion- please
phone 21767.
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Mrs. Is:dore Cohen will ie
hostes- at a bridge luncheo-.
at her home. 1876 S. W. 1#:r.
street at 12:30 p. m. Noverr-
,er 12, for the benefit of the
Council of Jewi-h Women.
*
Mrs. Julius Goodmar. and
daughter. Miss Sally Good-
man of Melmphis. Tenn.. ar.:
guests at the Colurmr.us hoet.
Of interest to a group of
friends here is the announce-
ment of the marriage of Mis-
Lcona Rothstein and J. Law-
rence Fe'nber( of Al.any. N.
Y., which took place Octoer,
21. Mrs. Feinberg. who-
home is in Detroit. Mric .
spent last winter visiting her
lrother-in-law and sister, Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Kotkin. of
Shenandoah. They will mak-
their home in Rochester. New
York.
*. *
Effecting Halloween color-
in the appointments, the par-
ty given last week by th.-
Ruth Bryan Oratorical club at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sid-
ney Weintraub, 3249 S. W.
Twenty-fifth street, was an
enjoyable affair.
I Mrs. Joe Williamson gave-
a talk on the origin of Hallo-
ween. Miss Helen Farkas pre-
sented a humorous wood por-
trait of club members. Piano
selection, "Scherzo," by Cho-
pin, was given by Mis-
Frances Druckerman, who ac-
companied Miss Rose Mary
Gerson she sang, the "Night
Wind," by Farley.
Later a buffet supper was
served. Additional members
and guests present included.
Mr. and Mrs. Isidore Cohen,
Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Fried-
man, Mr. and Mrs. Moe Rip-
Ipa, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Kan-
tor, Mr. and Mrs. Williamson,
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Scher,
Mr and Mrs. David Bogen,
Mr. and Mrs. Jules Pearlman,
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lewis,
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Klei-
man, Dr. and Mrs. A. E. Ros-
enthal, Mrs. Dorothy Mitchell,
Al Silverman and H. H. Hy-
man.
Bridge party was given last
week by Mrs. David Letaw
in honor of Mrs. H. Miller of
Chicago. An ice course was
served. Guests were Mrs. Lon
Boyer, Mrs. Sydney Wein-
traub, Mrs. Gordon Davis,
Mrs. Max Ghertler, Mrs. Isi-
dor Cohen, Mrs. R. Wolpert,
Mrs. M. Harris, Mrs. P.
Scheinberg, Mrs. M. Dobrin,


Mrs. L. Lichenstetter, Mrs. S.
Aronovitz, Mrs. G. Gildsmith,
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Pa'ama breakfa wa- g:v-
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Mi s Ethen Schonfi id. aho-:
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nounced.
Bridge wae enjoyed by t--,
gueats at the Weintrau hon or
which was. decorated in greer.
and pink for the occa;oer.
Mrs. Leo Rosen won first
prize and consolation fein to
Mrs. Max Orvitz.
Present were Mrs. Alber
Sciden, Mrs. Sol Lutsky, Mis
Ruth Williamson, Mrs. Jessfe
Weiss, Mrs. Bus Rifas, Miss-
Lillian Rifas, Mrs. A. N. Kan-
ner, Mrs. Stanley Meyers,
Mrs. Maurice Weintraub and
Miss Jane Schonfeld.
*
Miami Junior Hadassah of-
fcially opened its season with
a business meeting at Kaplan
hell Monday night with the
president, Miss Freida Miller
Lutzky, in charge. Mrs. Lois
Dobrin of the senior Hadas-
sah gave a talk on the pur-
poses and history of the
world-wide movement of Ha-
dassah.
Mrs. Jasper Cromer ex-
plained the function and scope
of the teachers' training
school in Palestine. Miss Reba
Engler described the child-
ren's village, located a few
miles from the Mediterranean


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x-l-.r, was held last Tues-
.nh a: the Talmud To-
ai:,rium and was well
::.~A. AT the raffle which
v^.- rd. Mr. Nathan Adel-
a-er wr, the prize, a beautiful
:..:: glass bowl. Hostess-
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ertrude Kotkin, and
M`:. MIdred Futterfass. Dur-
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Trh n-xt general meeting
S:re Ladies Auxiliary of
David S:sterhood will be
Sa: the Talmud Torah
A- ::rium next Tuesday
v--.:g at the Talmud Torah
:.1r:urr m and all members
ale urged to attend. The by-
..wil be read and acted
,on: at this meeting. Reports
th various committees
;-vi:l Le acted upon and plans
0: the bazaar will be announ-
Sd.
Mr. P. G. Blanck is away on
a i.usiness trip to New York
anj is expectde to return to
MI:ami al out the 15th of Nov-
._m ier. While away he will al-
so visit Baltimore and Wash-
inv:on, D. C.
The regular monthly meet-
.ng of Hadassah will be held
-at Kaplan Hall, in Temple Is-
rael next Monday, November
11th, at 2:30 p. m. o'clock. A
very interesting program has
ie.n arranged and all mem-
bers and friends are urged to
attend.
Mr. Larry Fay is still a pa-
t nt at the Victoria Hospital
where he underwent a serious
o( _ration about a week ago.
*
Mr. Max Goldenblank is
convalescing at his home in
Shenandoah having left the
Jackson Memorial Hospital
au.out a week ago.
*
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field have removed to 320 S.
W. 4th Avenue, where they
will be at home to their many
friends.
An opportunity not usually
afforded Miamians will be
givwn to those who will pur-
chase raffle tickets at 25c
each to be held by a commit.
lee headed by Mr. Manuel
Iippa through whose efforts
a complete set of the Jewish
Encyclopedia has been obtain-
ed. 'Ihe set will be raffled
shortly and tickets may be ob-
ta'ned either at the office of
the Talmud Torah for whose
Benefit the proceeds will be
used or from any member of
.he committee.
*
Peace Day will be celebrat-
re by the Council of Jewish
Women at its regular meeting
which will be held at Kaplan
Hall, on Wednesday, Novem.
Ser 13th, when a special eace
pvo,-lam will be presented un-
idr the leadership of the
Peace Committe of which Mrs.
Joe Williamson is chairman.
All Jewish women now in
the City are cordially invited
to attend.
On Sunday, November 17th
the Council Scholarship Com-
cittee will be hosts at a sup-
per and card p-irty to be held
at the Talmud Torah Audi-
torium which will begin
l.comptly at 6:30 p. m.
The Dance Committee of
Ladies Auxiliary of Beth Da-
vid Talmud Torah under the
Chairmanship of Mrs. Meyer
i, riedman is meeting with a
great deal of success and is
preparing to give those at-
tend.ng the dance which is
ILe:ng held for the benefit of
the Talmud Torah a real good
t!me, Tickets for the dance
which will be held on Tues-
day evening, November 19th,
may be obtained at the Syna-
gogue office, from the Chair-
man or from any member of
the Auxiliary.
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(Continued from Page 4)
Mr. Jacob Brenner of Roa-
noke, Va., is visiting his sis-
ter and brother-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. Nathan Adelman,
having arrived the latter part
of last week. He is being ex-
tensively entertained while
here and expects to return to
his home within the next ten
days. Mr. Brenner is one of
the leaders of the Jewish com-
munity of Roanoke being the
vice-president of the Roanoke
Synagogue and also being ac-
tive in the various civic and
philanthropic work of the
Virginia city.

An important business
meeting of the Loyalty Club,
an auxiliary of the Emunah
Chapter of the 0. E. S. was
held at the home of Mrs.
Meyer Friedman in the Won-
derview Apartments, N. W.
Third Avenue, last Wednes-
day night.

Mrs. Charles Rosengarten
entertained at her home Tues-
day evening for members of
the Fortnightly Book-Review
Club. Mrs. Alex Goldstein re-
viewed "Dodsworth" by Sin-
clair Lewis. Present were,
Mrs. I. A. Russcol, Mrs. Henry
Berg, Mrs. Adele V. Rose,
Mrs. Harry Weinberg, Miss
Rae Rosengarten, Mrs. Jos-
eph S. Fields, Mrs. Harry Or-
lin, Miss Anne Minsk, Mrs.
Albert E. Rosenthal, and Mrs.
A. L. Kanter. The next meet-
ing will be held at the home
of Mrs. Kanter and Rabbi Is-
rael H. Weisfeld of Congrega-
tion Beth David will review
"Power" by Lion Feuchtwan-
ger.


Bernstein and daughter, Miss
Viola Katz, Mrs. S. Futter-
fuss, Mr. and Mrs. A. Pepper,
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Feldman
Mr and Mrs. Louis Ruscol,
Mr. and Mrs. M. Shoenfeld,
Mrs. Schandloff, Mr. and Mrs.
E. Wolf, Mr. and Mrs Tan-
nenbaum, Mr. and Mrs. Simon,
Mr. and Mrs. Safer, Mr. and
Mrs. M. Kupferstein, Mrs.
Beck, Mrs. M. Kotkin, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Seitlin, Mr. and
Mrs. S. Abenson, Mr. and Mrs.
J. Simpson, Mrs. Ella Cromer,
Mrs. R. Yunis, Mrs. I. Buck-
stein, Mrs. P. M. Rosengarten,
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Elkin, Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. Tannenbaum,
Mr. and Mrs. L. Levitt, Mr.
and Mrs. H. N. Levy, Mr. and
Mrs. A. Goshen, Mr. and Mrs.
J. Cromer, Mrs. M. Arnold,
Mrs. M. Katz and Bernard
Katz.
During the evening Mrs. J.
Simpson presented the cele-
brants with a beautiful silver
tray and silver sherbet set
on behalf of Mrs. Kandel's
associates in the Ladies Aux-
iliary of Beth David Talmud
Torah.

Sisterhood of Temple Israel
will entertain at its monthly
bridge luncheon Monday, No-
vember 18, at the Park View
grill, 220 Biscayne boulevard.
Mrs. Samuel Aronovitz will be
chairman, assisted by Mrs. J.
A. Richter, Mrs. I. M. Wein-
stein, Mrs. Joe Fields and
Mrs. J. Bernstein.
The sisterhood will give a
dance November 27, at the
Alcazar Hotel, Mrs. Mendel
Cromer is chairman of ar-
rangements, assisted by Mrs.
Daye J. Apte and Mrs. M.
Bronner. Information regard-
ing sisterhood affairs may be
obtained from Mrs. Herbert
E. Kleinman, entertainment
chairman.
.. *


The Friendship League nedi
On last Wednesday night its regular weekly meeting
MIr. and Mrs. B. Kandel and card party at the Mira-
celebrated their silver wed- mar hotel on N. E. 17th Ter-
ding anniversary at the home race last Wednesday night.
of Mrs. Kandel's sister and *
brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Jacobs and her son Al.
John Wolf. The home was arrived in Miami Beach last
beautifully decorated and the week to join "Pa" Jacobs at
large sweet table with silver the Biscayne-Collins Hotel
candelabra and a lace filet Miami Beach.
table cloth as the centrepiece,
heavily laden with sweets they call her
cakes of various designs stood "Why d Medici"a
out among all. Catherine de Medici?"
A mock wedding ceremony "They say it is because of
A mock wedding ceremony sonaiitY "
in which the principals again her poisonalimethiny." about
enacted the role played by e know something abouThe
them twenty-five years ago,t in these fresh air lovers. Then
and in which Mr. Jack Bern- get you in t he air ane
stein acted as the Rabbi was then began g fresh.
one of the features of the that Indiana woman
evening. Mrs. Thersa Arnold c her husband with
and Mrs. Ben Hirshfield en- charge her because she
tertained during the evening beating ke beer, did she
Punch, ice cream and other wouldn'tmacourt her home
refreshments were served. sho he o he
Among those present were bruised n a ir wh
Rabbi and Mrs. I. H. Weisfeld, A pedestrian is a gl who
Ir. and Mrs. Jack Bernstein, doesn't neck.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hirschfield, *
Mr. and Mrs. J. Silverstein, Mary had a modern dress
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Spector, That fluttered in the breeze
Mr. and Mrs. L. Baron, Har- And everywhere tt ar
old Tobin, Miss Ruth went
Schwartz, Mr. and Mrs. B. You saw herdimpledknees.

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HUNGARIAN RESTAURANT
220 BISCAYNE BLVD.
TABLE D'HOTE and A LA CARTE
Our Specialty-Good Food
Grand Opening P M
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10that6P. M.
For Resrvatioal PhoneJ 31654


BU^SDIRECTORY


(Continued from last Week)
stances from attending the
services at the normal hours.
Here Kadeshim must be alert
and strenuous indeed if thev
would succeed in getting any
responses at all.
I looked round everywhere
but failed to see my friend
Mr. Samuels.
And for whom was his boy
saying Kaddish? It couldn't
be for his departed mother,
for the year was now well
past. A pang shot through my
heart. The little boy recogniz-
ed me as a friend, and to my
anxious enquiries, sobbed out
that his poor father had died
a fortnight ago after a short
illness, and that he now lived
with Auntie Annie who was
very kind to him. She was
waiting for him outside.
At the conclusion of the
services I walked out into the
passage with the little boy's
hand in mine, to the surprise
of Annie. She regarded me
questioningly, then a look of
wondering recognition came
into her sad eyes, dimmed
with much weeping.
"You are Jacob, little Ja-
cob, the good rabbi's younger
son, aren't you?" she said in
a weak voice. "So you still re-
member us. But he's dead, my
poor Morris is dead," she
broke down in tears.
I expressed how shocked
and sorry I was, and as we
walked along Brick Lane wid-
ening into Osborne Street, I
told her how I had witnessed
their sad meeting, and of my
last talk with poor Mr. Sam-
uels.
"Yes," she said, "I saw him
that Shabbas morning in
Whitechapel with little Simy,
after many years of separa-
tion. I nearly collapsed, How
ill he looked, too.
"A fortnight ago they came
to call me to him. He had got
to know where I lived, and on
his death bed had sent for me.
I hurried there more dead
than alive. My darling, my
poor Morris was dying.
"He frightened a little when
I entered the room where he
was lying so wan and thin.
'At last you are with me,
dear Annie,' he whispered
with difficulty, 'So good of
you to come. Now I can die
content.' He took the hand of
poor weeping little Simy and
placed it in mine. 'You will
look after him, dear Annie,'
he gasped. I assured him I
would cherish little Simy like
a mother.
'Yes, darling Annie,' were
his last whispered words. "It
is God's will. He will now be
a Kaddish to both of us.' She
walked along weeping silently.
I gave poor Annie my ad-
dress, and persuaded her, be-
fore parting, to write and let
me know how things went
with her and little Simy.
"Oh, Mr. Jacob," were her


last words to me," how can I
go on living? How I long to be
with him. I know it won't be
long before our little Simy
will be saying Kaddish for me
also."


AUTO PARTS
MIAMI AUTO WRECKING CO.,
-Incorporated-
Has Parts For Your Car
606-608 North West Fifth Street
Phone 5050 (fifty-fifty)
BLOOM AUTO REPAIR
& PARTS CO.
N. W. 17th Ave. at 23rd St.
Phone 23631
The Largest car wreckers in
Florida
L. (Pop) GERSON
Buyer of All Kinds of Scrap Metal
We Sell Auto Parts
2141 N. W. SECOND AVE.
Phone 20621

BAKERIES
GOLDSTROM BAKING CO., Inc.
1349 Washington Ave.
Phone 2836 Miami Beach
The finest in Bread and Cakes
Obtainable at the
Rosedale Delicatessen, Nwe York
Delicatessen and Empire
Delicatessen

BAGS and METALS
AMERICAN BAG & METAL CO.
Phone 21147
610 North West Fifth Street
EAST COAST BAG & METAL CO.
(Inc.)
I. L. MINTZER
MACHINERY OF ALL KINDS
435-445 N. W. 8th Street
Phone 4485
PEPPER METAL CORP.
Scrap Metal and Machinery
N. W. Cor. 5th Ave. and 14th St.
Phone 22546

BUILDING SUPPLIES
J. SIMPSON
Building Materials,
Roofing Paper, Asphalt
423 N. W. N. River Drive
Phone 7251

DELICATESSEN
ROSEDALE DELICATESSEN
170 N. W. 5th St.
We Supply Your Every Want

FISH & SEA FOODS
STANDARD FISH CO.
629 W. Flagler St.
Phone 2-3362
EAST COAST FISH CO.
"The Best in Fish and Sea Food"
Curb Market S. W. 2nd Ave.
Phone 22736


FOUNTAINS
Cold Drinks
Candies and Lunches
THE SHRADERS
Corner 1st St. N. W. and 3rd


Ave.


FURNITURE
FURNITURE EXCHANGE,
INC.
321 N. Miami Ave.
We Buy and Sell Furniture

INSURANCE
Life Fire Casualty Bonds
RAUZIN INSURANCE
AGENCY, Inc.
Phones 22565 32452
137 N. E. First St.
Miami, Fla.
JOSEPH M. LIPNITZ
"Service That Makes Friends
and Keep Them"
Insurance Underwriter
Lawyer's Bldg. Phone 2-0317 2-1522
LEON ELKIN
Is now Local Representative of the
Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
and is ready to serve his friends.
Residence
1620 N. W. 30th STREET
Phone 26085

LAUNDRIES
NATIONAL LAUNDRIES, INC.
"Trustworthy Service"
1048 N. W. 5th Ave.
Phone 8131

PHARMACISTS
BRYAN PARK PHARMACY
Chas. Tannenbaum,
Pharmacist
(reg. pharmacist for 17 years)
Cor 22nd Ave. and 8th St. S. W.
CRYSTAL PHARMACY
Dr. A. D. Halpern, Ph. G. Ph. D.
Prescriptions Our Specialty
128 N. Miami Ave. Phone 29713

PIPE and STEEL
ADELMAN PIPE & STEEL CO.
58 N. E. 25th St.
Aat F. E. C. R. R. Phone 21420

A. & B. PIPE AND METAL CO.
Phone 31355
53 North East 25th Street

PRINTERS

MIAMI PRINTING CO.
"Ptintihg That Pays"
Phone 23261
107 South Miami Avenue


TIRES
MOHAWK TIRES
JOHNSON TIRE COMPANY
1361 N. E. 1st Ave.
Phones: 4114-4115


FOR YOUR OWN GOOD VISIT THE

West Flagler Market, No. 2, Inc.
941 S. W. 22nd AVENUE.
The Home of
CHOICE GROCERIES, FINE FRUITS AND
VEGETABLES

HIGH GRADE WESTERN MEATS
Phone 32771
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THE JEWISH FLORIDIAN


BUSINESS
GOSSIP

Manufacture of uniforms of
all types is becoming an estab-
lished industry of the Miami
area with the growth of the
Arnold Uniform Co., which
has its factory and offices at
103 Navarre ave., Coral Gab-
les. Established by Michael
Arnold, who had been engag-
ed many years in the tailoring
business, the company has ob-
tained large orders from of-
ficial commercial and other
groups in the city.
Hotel bellboys, waitresses
and other attendants are be-
ing outfitted locally through
this firm.
Included in the types of un-
iforms which the organiza-
tion is manufacturing are mil-
itary, firemen, police, hotel,
city and county employes.
Michael Arnold, who has
been in business in Coral
Gables four years, is presi-
dent and manager of the com-
pany. Theresa Arnold is sec-
retary and treasurer.
The Arnolds are well known
in Miami, Mrs. Arnold being
a well known worker i'- the
Ladies Auxiliary of Beth Da-
vid Talmud Torah, she being
chairman of the Bazaar and
Ball Committee at the present
time.

Though he had decided to
reopen for the season in the
latter part of Nevember, Mor-
ton S. Fagan one of the old
est restaurateurs in the
Southeastern section of Flor-
ida operating the Palatial
Kosher Restaurant, on N. E
2nd street, has been forced to
open earlier because of the de-
mands made upon him by
numerous residents and re-
cently arrived tourists to Mi-
ami.
The restaurant has been
completely renovated and will
have its seasonal opening o:i
Sunday evening, November
10th, and from the reserva-
tions now coming in bids fair
to outrival the gala opening
event last season when the
place was opened for the first
time in the present location.
For Your Comfort and
Appearance .......
Patronize The
New York Barber Shop
431 N. W. 2nd Ave.
In the Heart of the Jewish
Shopping District
ESKENAZI BROS., Props.



THE

FARWAY

DAIRY
SOLICITS YOUR


A number of prominent citi.
zens of Miami will be present
at the opening. As usual the
food served will be of the fin-
est and strictly kosher in ev-
ery repsect as has been the
boast of the Palatial since its
inception in Miami. The public
is invited to call and inspect
the splendid facilities which
have been designed to afford
the patrons the finest in food.
A complete refrigeration.
plant has been installed by
the Kelvinator refrigeration
experts.

The Rosedale Restaurant
will reopen on Friday, Nov-
emberl5th under new man-
agement, the restaurant hav-
ing been purchased by Mr.
Sol. Reichig for many years
engaged in the restaurant
business in New York City.
He will feature a la carte ser-
vice from early in the morn-
ing until late at night, pri-
marily for the busy business
man in the heart of the bus-
iness section. Breakfast, lun-
cheons and dinners will be
served and situated as the
restaurant is in the heart of
the Jewish shopping section of
Miami is bound to fill the
need which is very apparent
in this section. The place has
been thoroughly renovated
for the convenience of the
general public.

Messrs. Morris Aronovitz
and Louis Seiden well known
Miamians are now operating
the Park View Restaurant on
the Biscayne Boulevard and
will cater to those fond of
high grade hungarian and
Jewish cooking. For the open-
ing which will take place Sun-
day, Nevember 10th at 6 P. M.
a special musical program
has been arranged and a num-
ber of well known profession-
als will entertain the guests.
Souvenirs will be distributed
the opening night for which a
large number of reservatoins
have ben made.

I
UNIFORMS
FOR EVERY PURPOSE
We make any kind of
Sa uniform to indi-
vidual measurement,
Made in our own fac-
>toi y. We take care
Sof all our alterations
without charge.
$ Specializing in Bell
Boys, Chauffeurs, !
Yachts, Military
Uniforms, etc.
PATRONIZE HOME
S INDUSTRY
Call Us Up
ARNOLD UNIFORMS
103 Navarre Avenue
Ph. Evergreen 660-J
I Coral Gables j
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Holy Days in

the Trenches
i i

(Continued from Page 2)

machine guns, an occasional
burst of high explosive shells,
a gust of wind making the
candle lights flicker and
dwindle, the shadows of steel
helmeted men silhouetted like
blotches of black ink against
the mud encrusted walls of
my shelter were the accom-
paniment to the first memor-
ial service for the first cas-
uality in "C" company, the
Jewish lad from Pittsburgh.
Corporal Ervin, began the
Kaddish. \e tried to follow
and repeat. We stuttered and
stammered. Momentarily we
hesitated. Sobs, coughs. Joe
Ervin went on, though with a
voice husky and low. My Ma-
jor, commanding the First
Battalion stood by. He, a
Methodist, hardened veteran
of the Boxer rebellion in
China, and seasoned Ameri-
can War, turned about. Tears
coursed down his heavily
bearded face. His hands ner-
vously clutched his Sam
Browne belt.
The services were over. I
was alone. The Holy Days ini
the trenches were coming to
a close. The three candles
wer elurning low, sputtering,
flickering, it seemed to me,


ebbing away like a human
life, yes, even like Private-
-'s life.
The burning candles went
out. I threw myself on my
muddy blanket for a snatch
of sleep.

Noted Yiddish
Sponsor Dies

Warsaw, -Prof. Jan Bau
doin de Courtenay, famous
linguist and protagonist of
the rights of minorities, died
here today at the age of 84,
Prof. de Courtenay was deep-
ly interested in Jewish cultur-
al movements and sponsored
the advancement of the Yid-
dish language. In 1922 he was
candidate for election as Pol-
ish president. He had the sup-
port of a large part--of the
Jewish population.


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i KELVINATOR
ELECTRIC REFRIGERATION
i has been installed in the

i Palatial Kosher Restaurant
i

g A KELVINATOR
in your home is also a necessity. We have a domestic
SKelvinator to suit every size and condition.


Kelvinator Miami Inc.


449 W. Flagler St.


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BY PATRONiZING


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(NEWLY RENOVATED)
265 N.E. 2nd STREET

OPENING FOR 1920-19:30 SEASON

SSunday, November 10th, 6:30 P. M. O'Clock

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Friday, November 8,

At sixty, drove Bill down the
street
saying, "Life, it ain't so
worse,"
Then spied a pair of silk cla
knees-
Rigor mortis, flowers,
hearse.

Sincere Wishes For
Success
to the
PALATIAL KOSHER
RESTAURANT
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Star Kosher

Market
H. Y. WALDORF
237 N. W. FIFTH ST.