Vol. IV.-No. XXI. Miami, Florida, Friday, May 22, 1931 Price 5 Cents
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1545 S. W. 3rd Street
ISAAC M. WAPNER
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Shvuoth services will begin IIIIIIIIIII IIIIIII
proptly at 7 a. m. Thursday
evening and Friday morning Jnior Hadassah
services will begin at 9 a. m. Elects Officers
with Rabbi Isaac M. Wapner Elet r
preaching the sermon on "The
Fire on Mount Sinai." On At the meeting of the Jun-
Saturday morning the service ior Hadassah held at Kaplan
will begin at 9 a. m., With hall last Monday night the
the Yizkor services beginning an i i
at 10:30 a. m. when Rabbi annual election of officers
Isaac M. Wapner will preach took place and the following
the sermon on "The Ten were elected. Honorary presi-
Commandments." Cantor Na- dent, Mrs. Freda Lutzky;
than Wroobel will conduct the president, Mrs. Jasper Crom-
singing and chant the service. er; first vice president, Miss
Saturday morning the Bar Lena Weinkle; second vice
Mitzvas of Aaron Kovelman president, Miss Hannah
the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Mack; third vice president,
Kovelman, and Norman Gel- Mrs. Sol Rotfort; treasurer,
ler the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Belle Wesson; corres-
Morris Geller will be celebra- ponding secretary, Miss Beat-
ted. A Kiddush will be served rice Goldenblank; financial
immediately after the serv- secretary, Miss Gertrude
ices. IDietz; recording secretary,
Miss Gertrude Goldman; his-
CONG. BETH DAVID torian, Mrs. A. E. Woolfe.
(Conservative) Directors were chosen as fol-
139 N. W. Third Avenue lows: Miss Selma Merson,
S. M. MACHTEI Miss Sylvia Chauncey, Miss
Rabbi Helen Yunis, Miss Sadie Sil-
Shvuh s s wl berstein and Mrs. Harold
Shvuoth services will be Tobin.
held tonight at 6:45, and'
8 p. m., Saturday at 8:30
a. m., Yizkor services at 10
a. m., and 6:45 p. m. Rabbi
S. M. Machtei will preach at
the services Friday morning,
8 o'clock services Friday
night, and at the Memorial
services Saturday morning.
Confirmation exercises will
be held at 7:45 Sunday night.
The following will be con-
firmed: Louis Spector, Jean-
nette Spector, Jerome H.
Weinklb, John Kronenfeld,
Leonard Tobin, Maurice J.
Cromer,. arvin Rubin, Meyer
Markowitz, Rosalyn Daum,
Elsie Reisman, Rose E. Berk-
owitz, Arnold Rubin, Aaron
Goldenblank, Bernice Sch-
wartz, Janet R. Markowitz,
Evelyn M. Marks, Belle Tan-
nenbaum, Nellie N. Shaff and
Ida Engler. A reception to
the confirmants will be given
in the Talmud Torah auditor-
ium immediately after the
Cantor Louis Hayman will
chant the services on the sec-
ond day of Shvuoth beginning
Lt 9 a. ;n. Saturday morning,
which will include the "Yiz-
kor" service. Special appro-
poriate solos and recitatives
of Synagogal numbers will be
chanted for this service by
TEMPLE ISRAEL of MIAMI
187 N. E. 19th Street
/-DR7ACOB H. KAPLAN
Regular services of Temple
Israel will be held Friday
evening -a z :. Flve pupils
which they have just com-
pleted. Dr. Kaplan will lec-
ture on "Study and Practice."
CONG. BETH JACOB
311 Washington Avenue
Shvuoth services will be
held on Thursday evening at
.7 p. m. Friday morning at
9 a. m. Friday evening 7 p.
,m., and Saturday morning at
On Friday morning Rabbi
Lazarus Axelrod will preach
a sermon after the reading of
the Law Subject: "The Ro-
mance of Ruth." After the
services a Kiddush will be
served by the Sisterhood of
.1 ..-t. l4. nil mTnm
Made in Court
During the course of the
trial of H. J. Cohen last Wed-
- :_ 4- 1_ .- TT-__ .. 3 f' -
Begun on Beach
A campaign to insure that
where the sign "Kosher" ap-
ByER -r CAMis
Gardenias, that boutonniere of
the boulevardier, the favorite flow-
er of kings and captains, were
selling for fifteen cents each in
the heart of Times Square this
week. They were being offered
by a sidewalk peddler who was
doing a rushing business. Farther
down the street another peddler
was unloading sweet peas at five
cents a small bunch.
That these prices may be ap-
nesaay in tme united states pears on butcher stores or precionsae one must realize nat
District Court, on the charge millions of gardenias have been
of embezzlement of funds re- restaurants, real Kashrus sold in recent years at $1 and $1.50
each. Two centuries ago Beau
ceived by him as receiver for will be maintained, has been Brummell used to buy them for
Ida Silver during 1928, Vin- begun by Miami Beach cit- half a crown in England-that is
cent J. Giblin one of Cohen's izens under the leadership of sixty cents.
attorney's in addressing the Rabbi Lazarus Axelrod of
jury on behalf of the defen- the Beth Jacob Congregation. DUBIOUS GOODS
dant at the close of the case, Definite plans will be an- The chance of getting "stung"
bounced shortly and every in buying anything from peddlers
said "You will not hold nounced shortly and every is pretty heavy. Few expect the
against him the fact that he effort will be made to pre- gold watches to contain much of
is a member of the Jewish vent the substitution of non- that metal but they do expect to
race. You will treat him as if kosher food for those purpor- have the watches tick. The best
he were a Gentile, just like ting to supply kosher foodhas been thesequknownartero do timepierun ten
has been known to do it run ten
one of you." and charging for it. As is minutes on one winding-if they
Cohen was charge togeth- well known to our readers, do that. Silk articles are so load-
er with Ben Silver and Ida the City Council of Miami e with tin-the chief adulterant
er with n silver and Ida B h eral years ago pass- of silk-that one can almost shake
Silver in having concealed as- eac several years ago pass- out that gross metal by slamming
sets of the bankrupt in one ed a Kosher law which has the neckties against a post.
of the counts of the indict- never been enforced because It cannot be denied that some
ment, and in the other Cohen of the lack of attention on of them are quite pretty. One
ment and in e oter en the part of the Jewish iti- fifty cent tie wore almost a full
alone was charged with em- the part of the Jewish cii- week. which was pretty expensive
bezzling funds of the bank- zens of Miami Beach. dressing.
rupt estate. The attorneys A SLICK 'UN
for Silvers, Abe Aronowitz Palm Beach to A SLICK 'UN
and Vincent J. Giblin suceed- One cannot be in New York a
ead Vinc h ng J ttr Celebrate Sh th month and stroll about the struts
ed in having Judge Ritter Celebrate DHVUOLH without running into one kind of
throw out the first count of a dodge that is worth knowing
the indictment thus freeing about. The way it happens is that,
the Silvers from all charges. In accordance with an an- as you saunter along, some honest
The jury in the Cohen case nual custom the West Palm erals sid truckmannd says nder
after deliberating about an Beach Congregation of Beth his voice, "Like a bargain?"
hour found hima uot guilty. El will hold its "Shvuoth" Who can resist. You inquire
Judge Giblin who made this vuot and find he works along the docks
unusual plea to the ury is a supper at the Community and has just helped to unload a
former judge of the Circuit House 414 Seventh streetforeign steamship. A packing
former judge of the Circuit ase broke open and he got a won-
Court for Broward County. this coming Sunday night, derful shawl, or a piece of dress
This plea was a surprise May 24, beginning at 6:30 p. o$100 orsomeing i that worth
because the U. S. Atty., Mr. m. A fish dinner will be ser- "If you can keep your mouth
Cisco had made no reference ved under the auspices of a shut you can take home something
to Cohen's nationality, committee headed by Mrs. tothea u that is worth having.
Mary Schrebnick. An elabor- Depending on how you come out
Alleged "Chacham" ate musical program will be of the wrestle with your condi-
presented in which Al Moss ence is the measure of your loss.
re and Dr. Nt Blicher will ke If you buy anything you lose. But
Is Arrested Here and Dr. Nat Blicher will that truckmanlooks so honest and
part, in addition to Cantor there's only you two in the deal.
Nathan Wroobel of the Mi- It's one of those things that
Familiarly known to Mi- ami Jewish Orthodox Con- adds considerably to the cost of a
ami Jews as the "Spanish gregation. A number of other trip to New York.
Jew" and claiming to be a artists will' present musical A BROADWAY HAPPENING
"i1e' _a __ ...."B -- 1 /r1 "D _
tne congregationuu Lo aL ..- "'unacnam or RabbiD, Mr. D. numbers during mte evenmg.
bers, at which celebration Cohen was arrested early The Jews of Miami and Mi-
numerous recitations will be Wednesday morning in the ami Beach have been extend-
rendered by the children of neighborhood of Northwest ed a cordial invitation to at-
the Talmud Torah and Sun- 14th street and 5th avenue tend this affair and it is ex-
day school who will be pres- and was taken to police head- pected that quite a represen-
ent at the services on both quarters for investigation. tative delegation will come
days of Shvuoth. After an investigation by the rom Miami.
Saturday morning, special Chief of Detectives and the
Yizkor services will be held finding of a large sum of Prominent Citizen
at 10 a. m. with the Rabbi money on him, he was re-
preaching on "Sweet Memor- leased. In c dent
ies."aching on "Sweet Memor- The "Chacham" claims to Injured in Accident
All those unable to attend be a native of Jerusalem and
these memorial services and has lived in Miami for the Mr. Philip Segal one of Mi-
wishing to repeat a prayer past four years and has been ami's pioneer Jewish citizens
for the departed, please con- a visitor to the different and a large P"perty .holder
municate with the sexton, Synagogs in this district very throughout Miami was in-
Mr. Max Feit at the Syna- often. His ,peculiar method jured last Wednesday by a
gogue. of chanting the "Priestly" motorcycle which struck him
The Synagogue is being blessing during the "Duch- while he was on Fifth street
elaborately decorated with anan" have attracted mudh naW Fourth avenue. Hei su-
flowers and plants for the attention to He ha n .. a ctued
Shvuoth, by kind arrangei- known to,-pe -tMe h t d a f
ment with the Sistrhood, na sh r tti h J U
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A horse played a star part right
in the heart of New York's the-
atrical district the other day when
it backed into a manhole at 44th
Street and Broadway.
Its hind legs went down into the
manhole, in which two laborers
were working ten feet below the
street level, and stuck there. Lead- ,--
ing the crowd of curious was the -
-policeman on the beat. He looked
things over and called, the fire dq-
partment and the police patrol.
Meanwhile the crowd grew until
it numbered 8,000 or more people,
Those in front offered all ki .s .
of suggestions. The driver 6f
truck ot out a rope, made sa I A.
under the horse's belly, hi.te-" -""
rope to, hi auto, s d the l: .- ;
'ines a out came the horsei..l-
When t e firemen slyi
found thnelvqs arI
do. The viotaidotb*,sa
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An Interesting Story
Of Miami Pioneer Life
(This is the first of a series of
articles which will appear from
time to time and throw inter-
esting light upon Miami early
Last Will and Testament
I, JACOB ENGLER, of the City
of Miami, County of Dade and
States of Florida, being of sound
and disposing mind and memory,
do hereby make, publish and de-
clare this to be my Last Will and
Testament "(herby revoking any
and all wills by me heretofore
made), in manner following, that
is to say:
I direct that all my just debts
and funeral expenses be paid as
soon as may be after my decease.
vestment or administration of
My said Trustee is further ex-
pressly authorized and empowered
to continue the said trust estate
invested in the same manner and
in the same securities in which it
may be invested when received by
For the purpose of carrying out
the powers conferred in this para-
graph, my said Trusteee shall
have full power to execute and
deliver all necessary and proper
agreements, writings, assignments,
conveyances, deeds, or other in-
struments, and my said Trustee
shall not personally be liable with
respect to any matter or thing
done hereunder, unless it shall be
guilty of wilful negligence in the
Paragraph (b) To pay all costs,
charges and expenses of said trust
Article Two estate and the management there-
So of, including a reasonable compen-
(1) To my beloved wife, Minne station to said trust company as
Engler, I give, devise and be- Trustee for its services in that
queath all my personal effects, regard.
jewelry, books, household goods, reg
paintings, prints, plate, automo- In the event that I should own
biles, automobile equipment, and real estate located in Florida and
personal effects of every descrip- in any state, country or territory,
tion, wheresoever situate, other at the time of my death, then I
than money and securities for suggest and direct that my Trus-
money, evidences of debt and title, tee shall permit by brother. Abra-
stocks and bonds, accounts and ham Engler, of Miami. Florida,
vouchers, of which I may die pos- and my brother-in-law, Joseph
messed. Schonfeld, of Miami, Florida, or
bequ the survivor, to manage said real
(2) I give, devise and estate, collect the rentals and make
to said Minne Engler the home
to said Minne Engler the home such repairs and improvements as
that we shall be occupying at the Ithey shall deem advim able and
i they shall deem adviseable and
time of my death for her use so
necessary for the trust estate. I
long as she shall live and shall further direct that my Trustee
t a a t b u further direct that my Trustee
not again marry, to be used by shall not sell or in anywise deal
her as a home for herself and our .wh t a e s ed.
Siwith the real estate located in
children. In the event of her death. .ia state
i lorda, or in any state, country
or re-marriage, whichever of said ter o i. i
o. to territory, which I may own at
events shall first occur, then said t w h I my on
e time of my death, without
home shall be given to our chil- fit otii the coet of my
first obtaining the consent of mv
dren, share and share alike.
(3) In the event of the re-mar-
riage of said Minne Engler after
my death, then I give and be-
queath to her outright the sum of
Ten Thousand ($10,000.00) Dol-
lars, in lieu of dower and in sitis-
faction of any and all claims
against my estate.
All the rest, residue and re-
mainder of my estate, real, per-
sonal and mixed, of whatsoever
character and wheresoever situate,
I give, devise and bequeath to
Biscayne Trust Company, a cor-
poration of the State of Florida,
doing business in the City of Mi-
ami, in said State, and to its suc-
cessor or successors, upon the fol-
lowing trusts, that is to say:
Paragraph (a) To enter into,
take possession of, receive, hold,
manage, control, collect, sue for,
sell and convey the same or any
part thereof as to it shall seem
proper, and to collect the issues
and profits thereof; to invest and
reinvest the same and the pro-
ceeds thereof, or from any part
thereof, in railroad, corporation,
municipal or government bonds,
income bearing stocks, mortgages
or other securities, and to sell, al-
ter, or change the investments
thereof until the final and com-
plete distribution of said trust es-
tate as hereinafter provided, it be-
ing my intention that my said
Trustee, in its management of
said trust estate and its invest-
ment and reinvestment, shall have
as full and complete power as I
would, or might have had, had I
remained living, without being in
anywise restricted by any present
or future laws governing the in-
said brother, Abraham Engler.
and brother-in-law, Joseph Schon-
feld, or the survivor, to sell or so
deal with said property.
Paragraph (c) I hereby give
and bequeath to my beloved wife,
Minne Engler, to be paid out of
my said trust estate, the follow-
ing sums in cash: the sum of Two
Hnudred Fifty ($250.00) Dollars
every month for the first year aft-
er my death; the sum of Two
Hundred Seventy-Five ($275.00)
Dollars every month during the
second year after my death; the
sum of Three Hundred ($300.00)
Dollars every month during the
third year after my death the
sum of Three Hundred Twenty-
Five ($325.00) Dollars every
month during the fourth year aft-
er my death; the sum of Three
Hundred Fifty ($350.00) Dollars
every month during the fifth year
after my death, and the sum of
Two Hundred ($200.00) Dollars
every month after the fifth year
of my death, until my said wife
re-marries or dies.
Paragraph (d) In the event of
the death or re-marriage of said
Minne Engler, then I direct that
all that net income which is here-
inbefore provided to be paid to
her, shall be used by my Trustee
for the care, maintenance, support
and education of my children, as
Trustee shall deem best.
Paragraph (e) I hereby give
Sand bequeath unto my beloved
children, Ida and Molly Engler,
each, the sum of Seventy-Five
($75.00) Dollars monthly, when
Smy said daughter, Ida Engler,
Shall reach the age of sixteen
(16) years, for their own money,
up and until each of my said
THE JEWISH FLORIDIAN
.. t No part of the trust estate here-
and to hold such proportionate in provided for shall become vest-
share of the whole of the corpus ed until such time as the benefici-
of my estate. unto such living is- such tme as the efici-
sue of such deceased daughter ary or beneficiaries thereunder
sue of such deceased daughter, shall become entitled to the ac-
their heirs or assigns forever, tual possession thereof.
Parag hal possession thereof.
Paragraph (g) I hereby give The parties entitled thereto
and bequeath as follows: the sum shall receive the net income from
of Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars said trust estate from and after
each year to each of the two old- the date of my death, without re-
est children of my beloved niece, gard as to whether said funds
Rebecca Sellinger, of Brooklyn, shall be in the hands of my Exe-
New York, for college education, cutor or Trustee.
provided they pursue such college Article Five
education, said sum to be paid to It is my desire that my Exe-
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each of them as long as they pur-
sue such college education. I fur-
'; their give and bequeath to the old-
est child of my beloved niece,
Jennie Engler, of New York City,
the sum of Five Hundred ($500.-
00) Dollars each year while he
pursues a college education. I
further give and bequeath to the
S oldest child of my beloved niece,
Annie Engler Snider, of Jackson-
ville, Florida, the sum of Five
Hundred ($500.00) Dollars each
year while he pursues a college
Education. I further give and be-
queath to the oldest child of my
Beloved niece, Jennie Engler, Bel-
ler, of Havana, Cuba, the sum of
Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars
each year while he pursues a col-
S/ lege education. I further give and
bequeath the sum of Five Thous-
Jacob Engler and ($5,000.00) Dollars to be giv-
____ _en to my beloved niece, Lena
children shall enter college and Engler, of Jacksonville, Florida,
children shall enter college and immediately upon her marriage. I
pursue their studies further than further give and bequeath the sum
in High School. It is my desire of Twenty-Five ($25.00) Dollars
and wish that each of my said monthly to my beloved brother-in-
children shall go to college and law and sister, jointly, Sarah Tritt
obtain a college training, if they and Jacob Tritt, or the survivor,
so desire, and I hereby give and as long as they live. I further
bequeath unto each of them the give and bequeath the sum of
sum of One Hundred ($100.00) Twenty-Five ($25.00) Dollars
Dollars per month when they go monthly to my beloved niece, Lena
to college for their private money. Engler, of Jacksonville, Florida,
I also direct that my estate shall until her marriage or death. I
pay for their tuition, boarding and further give and bequeath unto
other charges resulting from their my loved niece, Celia Engler, of
attendance in college. It is my Jacksonville, Florida, the sum of
wish that my two children attend Twenty-Five ($25.00) Dollars
the same college, and shall go to monthly until her marriage.
a college or institution outside of Paragraph (h) My said Trustee
the State of Florida, if they so and Executor may in, its absolute
desire. Upon the completion of and uncontrolled discretion, pay
their college training or course, over and deliver to any beneficiary
or as much thereof as they desire, hereinbefore in Paragraph (c) and
then each of my said children shall (d) of this Article specifically
receive the sum of One Hundred named such sum or sums from the
(8100.00) Dollars every month un- principal of said trust estate .
til each reaches the age of thirty it shall from ti tito time deem
(30) years. best to provide for any emergency,
Paragraph (f) When each of such as sickness or other emer-
my said children shall have be- agency requiring the expenditure of
come thirty (30) years of age, if additional funds to properly pro-
in fact they do, then I direct that vide for any such beneficiary, pro-
my Executor and Trustee shall vided, however, that not more than
surrender, deliver over, give and Three Thousand ($3,000.00) Dol-
convey unto my said beloved chil- lars from said principal shall be
dren, Ida and Molly Engler, each, so paid over to any one benefici-
every and all of the principal or .ry hereunder in Any one year.
corpus of my said estate, real, Paragraph (i) Payment of in-
personal and mixed, wheresoever come to any beneficiary hereunder
and whatsoever, share and share shall be made in equal quarterly
alike; to have and to hold the installments, so near as may be,
same unto them, their heirs, exe- and .in the case of any benefici-
cutors, administrators and assigns, ary who shall not have attained
forever, share and share alike, the age of twenty-one (21) years,
each to have an undivided one- shall be made directly to, or for
half interest in the whole of my the support, maintenance and edu-
said estate. This provision, how- cation of such beneficiaries as said
ever, is subject to the legacies Trustee shall deem best, without
hereinbefore and hereinafter pro- the intervention of any guardian,
vided in this my will, and if any legal or otherwise.
of my said children shall have died Paragraph (j) In case the n-
before the age of thirty (30) years come from the corpus or principal
without leaving living issue, then of my trust estate shall be insuf-
in such event I direct that my ficient to pay the legacies and be-
Executor and Trustee shall then quests as hereinbefore provide d
surrender, give over and deliver for, then I hereby direct that each
to the survivor the whole of the legacy be reduced proportionately
corpus or principal of my estate, to such income, provided that the
together with any undistributed legacies given to my beloved wife
increment, but if before reaching and the expenses for the educa-
the age of thirty (30) years, but tion of my two children shall not
shall have left in being living is- be reduced at all in any event, but
sue, then such issue shall be given shall be paid out of the corpus or
the proportionate share which my principal if necessary.
deceased daughter, if she had sur- Article Four
vived, would have received: to have -, .. .art le Four
untary acts of the respective bene-
iciaries or by the operation of law,
and shall not be liable or taken
for any obligation of the respec-
No purchaser at any sale made
by the Executor or Trurteee user
this will shall be obliged to se
to the appliaction of the puroh!
IN WITNESS WHEROF, I ha
hereunto set mny hand and seal t
this my Last Will and 'bTes
consisting of nine (9) typew--
pages, this included, o taie
rin of each of .i.h I i
(Conatanued et 4 j)4
Friday, May 22,
cutt pay out of the corpus of
estate an yand all valid tau
posed under the laws of the j,
ted States, or of any state or
ritory, on my property or esta'
or on the transfer or transmit 0i
thereof by reason of my death
on any devise, legacy, or beque
given by this will. I author
my executor to pay said taxes
whenever assessed or assessab~
and whether or not payment the.
of during the period of admii.
tration is compulsory. My exeeu.
tor may at its option pay the taxe
as levied without questioning the
proprietory of such levy, and I
authorize my executor in its di6.
creation to litigate, compromise~
compound or settle said taxes, and
the decision of my executor in that
regard, and any payment thereof
by it, shall be binding and con.
elusive upon all my heirs at hla
and next of kin and all benefici.
aries having vested or contingent
interests under this will, without
the appearance or consent of an
of said persons.
I hereby nominate and appoint
said Biscayne Trust Company
Executor of this my Last Will
and Testament, and I give unto it
as such Executor full power and
authority to sell the whole or any
part of my estate, real, personal
and mixed, for such prices, on
such terms, and to such parties
as my Executor shall deem meet
to settle and compound any and
all claims, either in favor of or
against my estate, upon such
terms as to it may seem fit, and
for the purpose aforesaid, to exe-
cute and deliver all necessary and
proper conveyances and to give
full receipts and discharges.
Before my Executor and Trustee
shall sell any part of my trust
estate, it shall first secure the
consent of my said brother, Abra-
ham Engler and said brother-in-
law, Joseph Schonfeld, both of
Miami, Florida, or the survivor
My said Executor and Trustee
are hereby respectively author-
ized to pay and satisfy the be,
quests, legacies and annuities in
this will provided for, and to
make division and distribution of
my residuary estate and the sev-
eral trust funds herein mentioned
in securities, property, or cash,
and in such proportions thereof as
my Executor, or Trustee, as the
case may be, shall determine to
be most equitable, and the value
which my said Executor or Trus-
tee shall place upon any property
constituting any part of my es-
tate, or any such trust fund, shall
be final and conclusive upon that
The bequests, legacies and an-
nuities in this will made or given
shall be paid to the respective
beneficiaries in person, except as
otherwise hereinbefore expressly
provided, and then only upon their
respective receipts, and shall not
be grantable, transferable, or oth-
erwise assignable, in whole or 'f
part, by the voluntary or invol-
. t'- .e- _- : .
Friday, May 22, 1981
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Entered as second class matter,
July 4th, 1980, at the Post Office
at Miami, Florida, under the act
of March 8, 1879.
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VOL. IV.-NO. XXI.
FRIDAY, MAY 22, 1981
We extend our sincere con-
gratulations to the Miami
Chapter Senior Hadassah. We
know of the struggle that
went. on within the ranks as
to the selection of a place for
the installation of the newly
elected officers. A very splen-
did step in the right move-
ment has been taken by the
organization. We sincerely
trust that all Jewish organ-
izations will realize that
their affairs should be held
where "Kosher" meals may
be served. That is the policy
that has been adopted by
every national organization
such as the Hadassah, the
Zionist Organization of
America and others. The din-
\ner in the Palatial Kosher
Restaurant is a splendid
move. The officers and com-
mittee are to be commended.
A TIMELY THOUGHT
"Shvuoth" the "Zman Ma-
tan Torasaynu," the celebra-
tion of the most important
episode in the history of the
Jewish people. The giving to
the Jewish people of the
"Torah," the Bible. That
which has given to us the
name of the "people of the
book." We celebrate that
feast today. Confirmations of
children have been held in
Miam last night, and will be
held Sunday night.
The Synagogues in accord-
ance with age old custom are
beautifully decorated abd
flower bedecked. We live in a
beautiful city, at peace with
our neighbors and receiving
those rights which every cit-
izen should have because of
his rightful dues. And yet in
this age of civilization, in
this this time of modernity,
in the era of so called com-
mon understanding and good
will, a man of standing, an
attorney of rank, a former
member of the judiciary
finds it necessary in the de-
fense of a client, a Jew, to
say to a Juky, "You must not
hold against him the fact
that he is a member of the
Jewish race. TAu will treat
him as il V ? Gentile,
like one..A. TAWabito-
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Riches formerly had wings
but now they have wheels.
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The man who admits he is
in the wrong is usually right.
The practical farmer raises
better crops than the theore-
The fish dealer has no rea-
son to consider Friday an un-
If you want a man to have
faith in your judgment just
tell him he is smart.
A woman's understanding
has a great deal to do with
her ideals of dress reform.
The hotel with home
forts doesn't begin to
pare with one without
When a man goes fishing
he may not catch a good
string, but he is sure to come
home with a long yarn.
Harold, my father doesn't
like you very well.
That's nothing; my whole
family objects to you.
Jerry A fool! Do you
Mae-Oh, no, not exactly.
I mean the fellow you stare in
the face while you're shaving
An architect predicts that
in the homes of 1950 cellars
will be virtually eliminated.
Many of them, anyway, will
be blown out of existence by
exploding stills before then.
"The only thing that's ath-
letic about some men," says
cynical Sue, "is their under-
Montana wool growers
have organized an "Eat More
Lamb" club. Suggested cam-
Mary had a little lamb,
Its taste was her delight;
And even when she'd had
She took another bite.
A cat, according to the old
adage "may look at a king."
But not at will, unless it is
prepared to follow him
around in foreign kngdoms
The Boy Scout of the fam-
ily, an expert on knots, tells
ter comment upon the irony
of good will movements. The
Jew who has given to the
world the Bible. The Jew who
has given to the world an
Einstein, a Michelson, every-
thing that anyone could ever
have contributed. that
Jew when arraigned in a
Court of Justice must plead
"Don't hold against him the
fact that he is a Jew." Not
a plea to try him and render
justice on the facts of the
case Nay, not that .
"But treat him as if he were
Need more be said?
me that the marriage of
Frank Woody and Helen
Twelvetrees should be called
The tower of Babel, an in-
vestigator asserts, was only
300 feet high. Thus, although
it is reputed to have reached
almost to heaven, it was
scarcely one-third as tall as
the Empire State Building in
New York. The latter, as we
know, doesn't reach to heav-
en-not by a long stretch.
But I have it on good author-
ity that heaven was much
nearer to Babel than it is to
to work this summer
to work this summer
Have to help
Reid-Do you believe it bad
luck to put up an umbrella
in the house?
Lewis-It's going to be
bad luck for my landlord if
he doesn't fix our roof so we
won't have to!
"Keep off the grass" is a
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Borrowing may be a dis-
ease, but lending is insanity.
Clubs are always trumps in
the hands of the police.
Nearly every woman has
her ideal-either man, dog
If fortune's wheel doesn't
revolve to suit you, pump up
Root beer ought to be a po-
pular beverage among base
Some men wh
their gold nor si
A man could
think he already
After a man
his opinion he
he had patrol
I went to a function where a brilliant young man re-
ceived a distinguished honor. Fine speeches about him
were made, and the mayor of the city presented a gold
Back near the door sat a demure old couple who seem-
ed ill at ease. Ther faces were lined; their hands showed
the marks of hard labor. They alone of all the guests
did not vear evening clothes.
But when the young man came down from the plat-
form he strode quickly across the room and, reaching the
old couple, put his arms around them.
The audience cheered.
I thought of Thomas Carlyle who, when fame came
to him, looked backed from the fashionable society of Lon-
don to the rugged farm where he had grown up, and the
humble parents whose self-sacrifice had made his career
possible. Said he:
"I feel to my father, so great though so neglected, so
generous always towards me, a strange tenderness pecu-
liar to the case, infinitely soft and near my heart. Was
he not a sacrifice to me?"
And he added: "I can see his life in some measure
as the sunken pillar on which mine was to be built. Had
I stood in his place, could he not have stood in mine and
I thought of the father of Robert Burns and the "pains
he took to get proper schooling for his boys, and when
that was no longer possible, the sense and resolution with
which he set himself to supply the deficiency by his own
influence. For many years he was their chief companion;
he spoke to them seriously on all subjects as if they were
grown men; at night, when work was over, he taught them
arithmetic; he borrowed books for them on history, science,
and theology... He would go to his daughter as she stayed
afield herding cattle, to teach her the names of the grasses
and wild flowers, or to sit by her side when it thundered."
I thought of the father of John Stuart MiH, neglect-
ing his own interests in order to work patiently at the edu-
cation of his boy; of Thomas Lincoln, struggling to keep
his poverty-stricken family together-of all the uncounted
hosts of hidden fathers "sunken pillars" who suf-
fered oblivion cheerfully in order that their sons might
It would be fairer if every life could be measured by
a double standard-first, by its own achievement; second,
by.the careers of its children. On this basis many obscure
lives become glorious.
And many a medal, placed in the strong, achieving
hands of brilliant youth, should be passed back to the
gnarled hands of the little old couple sitting shyly by
1o possess nei- rH A
silver have lots
learn a great
if he didn't
y knew them. N JOSEPH GANESM.
nized a slow
A married man's idea of
heaven is a place where wives
don't ask their husbands for
Every man is given sense
enough to mind his own bus-
iness, but few men are will-
ing to let it go at that.
The Girl Chum says that
lots of authors have written
books telling you where to
spend your vacation this
year, but it takes your own
check-book to tell just where
you will go.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
Now I know just what you
Not at all the thing I see
But something else you used
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Tourist-the guide book
says there's a hairpin curve
near here. Where is it?
Native--Thee isn't. We've
had the road bob%&e
These are legion, in name, form, and content. It has
always been a mystery to me, why people often insist on
purgative medicines that do more to irritate the digestive
tract than they do to restore a deranged function; there are
folks who want their livers "shaken up," and will bear
with a night of griping pain, in the belief that they need
a good "stirring up."
Last week an elderly woman came into my office for
advice about a pain near the point of the right shoulder-
blade; her home physician had given her some pills for it, but
he had told her to take them only once a week. She showed
me the box that held her supply-it was labelled "Com-
pound Cathartic." I agreed that the pills were good, but
I told her I would take them only once every four or six
Here was a pill made out of colocynth, podohyllin,
talomel, aloes, jalap and one or two minor ingreients--
that would have "shaken up" an eight-cylinder autom-
bilel With aloes enough to produce or aggravate a chronic
irritation, and enough irritant cathartic drugs to profound-
ly shock the delicate nerve-supply of the intestine so that
days would be required to recover from the effects of the
It is a nice art to be able to correct an intestial or
liver derangement. We do it now with combinations of bile
salts, saieylate of soda, extract of cascara, phenolpthaen
and menthol; a tablet with these ingredientalen after
each daily meal, will in three to ten days, set a disordeet
liver ariust For a time we used atropie to stimulaIt~k .
testinal f but my experience is aidverse,- cept
there is m ua. euaow asiate .,to e d. alk ,
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THE JEWISH FLORIDIAN Friday, May 22, 1*
..Mr. and Mrs. B. Chertkoff
entertained last Sunday night
at dinner and later at a re-
ception at their home honor-
ing Dr. and Mrs. A. D. Hal-
pern who are leaving this
coming week for a stay of
several months in New York
city. The guests took part in
the singing of folk songs, and
the recitation of yiddish
poems. Dr..Halpern spoke of
the life of the Jewish immi-
grants in Cuba. Among those
present were Mr. and Mrs. B.
Chertktp, Dr. and Mrs. A. D.
Halpern, Mr. and Mrs. H.
Katzif, Mr. and Mrs. E. Le-
vin, Mr. and Mrs. Seitlin, Mr.
and Mrs. F. Slaviter, Mr.
Leon Elkin, Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Seiderman, Messrs.
MQrris and Manuel Seider-
man, Mr. and Mrs. M. Rosen,
Mr. and Mrs. D. Gross, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Duck, Mr. M. Sil-
verman, Mrs. M. Leventhal,
MIs. S. Port, Mrs. Sam Kaler,
Mrs. Moe Kaler, Mrs. Tish-
ler, Mrs. Sarah Kaplan, Miss
Rose Levin and Mrs. Gerald
Chesed Shel Emmes of
Greater Miami is announcing
that the organization has es-
tablished headquarters at N.
W. Second avenue and Fourth
street, where rummage will
be sold each Monday, Wed-
nesday and Saturday night
after sunset. The following
are receiving donations: Mrs.
Max Hoffman, 1520 S. W.
Seventh street; Mrs. J. L. Ja-
cobson, 119 Collins avenue,
Miami Beach; Mrs. S. Sch-
wartz, 334 N. W. Second ave-
nue; Mrs. Charles Goldstein,
1540 S. W. Seventh avenue;
Mrs. Weinkle, 2208 S. W.
Twenty-eighth street; Mrs.
W. Cohen, 235 N. Miami ave
Recently elected officers of
the organization are Mrs. Re-
becea Yunes, president; Mrs.
Schwartz, vice president; Mrs.
Dora Rosengarten, second
vice president; Mrs. M. Kot-
kin, treasurer; Mrs. L. Kot-
kin, secretary; Mrs. Manuel
Rippa, former president and
honorary director. Directors
are Mrs. Stone, Mrs. Engler,
Mrs. W. Cohen, Mrs. Eisen-
stein, Mrs. Esther Wolf, Mrs.
Weinkle, Mrs. John Wolf,
Mrs. Goldstein and Mrs. Ja-
executive board d
have a summer ser
parties, the first t
day, June 1, at th
Mrs. P. Scheinberg
W. Twelfth street,
ing Monday at the
Mrs. D. J. Apte. J
Levin, president ou
work of the vario
men for the year, 1
H. .Kaplan led in p
greetings were ex
the members by M
Mr. and Mrs. I
have just moved to
home, at 920 S.
its allied Women's
be the hosts at a f
option and supper
ies of card
o be Mon-
e home of
g, 1777 3.
at a meet-
day night at the Workmen's
Circle hall in honor of Dr. and
Mrs. A. D. Halpern at 7:30
p. m. All members and friends
are urged to be present to bid
farewell to the guests of hon-
Miss Rosalin Friedman the
Miss Rosalin Friedman the
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daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Machtei. A gift was present-
Wm. Friedman won the mem- ed to Mrs. Brown for her
ory contest at the Shenan- work as president.
doah Junior High School last *
week. Mr. and Mrs. Morris S.
Rubin gave a farewell dinner
Rabbi Israel H. Weisfeld Sunday evening at Cara Villa.
who had been in Miami for Mr. and Mrs. Rubin will leave
the past three weeks left Sun- soon to join their son and
day morning for Atlanta, Ga. daughter-in-law for the sum-
where he will be the guest of mer at Bell Harbor, L. I.
Atlanta's two Jewish congre- Dr. Jacob H. Kaplan de-
gations and where he will livered a farewell message.
speak in the interest of the Mrs. Sadie Resnick and Mrs.
Mizrachi Zionist organization Evelyn Raff entertained with
at the beginning of a Mizra- several vocal numbers. After
chi Zionist Palestine cam- dinner bridge was enjoyed by
paign there. He will remain the guests who included Mr.
there for about a week and and Mrs. M. S. Rubin, Dr. and
will then go to New Orleans Mrs. Jacob H. Kaplan, Mr.
prior to visiting Shreveport, and Mrs. A. J. H. Leuchtag
Baton Rouge, and a number of Brooklyn, N. Y.; Dr. and
of cities in Alabama prior to Mrs. Max Ghertler, Mr. and
returning to his home in New Mrs. J. Kopelowitz, Mr. and
York city. While here in Mi- Mrs. Martin Raff, Mr. and
ami, Rabbi Weisfeld succeed- Mrs. Resnick, Mr. and Mrs.
ed in raising the original Louis Brown, Mr. and Mrs.
quota set. Bertram Raff, Mr. and Mrs.
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Mrs. Joseph Hirschman,
accompanied by her two sons,
Frank and Robert, will go to
New York to enter Columbia
university for the summer
Mrs. Mandel left for New
York city to visit her children
and relatives last Monday
morning. She will return to
Miami in the early Fall.
At the bridge held last
Monday afternoon for the
benefit of the Senior Council
of Jewish Women eleven ta-
bles of bridge were in play.
Prizes were won by Mrs. M.
Weingarten, Mrs. J. Simpson,
Mrs. H. Weinberg, Mrs. A.
Czech, Mrs. David Kaplan and
Mrs. A. Freidman. An ice
course, care and punch were
served by the hostesses, Mes-
dames Chas. Greenfeld, Al.
Seiden and Irving Greenfield.
At the formal installation
luncheon of the recently elec-
ted officers ofthe Beth Da-
vid Sisterhood' which was
held at the Talmud Torah
hall of Beth David last Tues-
day afternoon, Mrs. Isidor
Cohen introduced the Toast-
mistress, Mrs. Meyer Sch-
wartz. The lighting of the
candles was completed by
Mrs. S. M. Machtei and the
B. L. uavis, iMrs. isidor uo-
hen, Dr. and Mrs. S. Arono-
witz, Mr. and Mrs. P. Schein-
berg, Mrs. J. Richter, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Greenfield, Mr.
an dMrs. B. London, Mr. and
Mrs. Bernard Gould, Mr. and
Mrs. A. Kurman, Mr. and
Mrs. Stanley Meyers, Mr. and
Mrs. E. Deitz, Mr. and Mrs.
M. Cromer, Mrs. M. Weingar-
ten, George King, Mr. and
Mrs. J. N. Morris, Mr. and
Mrs. Max Adams, Mr. and
Mrs. Isaac Levin, president
of Temple Israel Sisterhood,
announces the following have
accepted the chairmanship of
committees for the coming
pear: Federation, Mrs. Jacob
H. Kaplan; student activities,
Mrs. Day J. Apte; hospitality,
Mrs. J. A. Richter; ways and
means, Mrs. I. L. Seligman;
membership, Mrs. Gordon
Davis; program, Mrs. Jules
Pearlman; music, Mrs. Mit-
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Last Sunday the Ladies'
Auxiliary of the Miami Jew-
ish Orthodox Congregation
entertained the children of
its Talmud Torah and Sun-
day school at a picnic at the
Hollywood Casino. Meeting
at the Synagogue at 9 o'clock
the children were taken to
the pools in trucks donated
by Nathan Adelman and
Louis Vangilder as well as a
number of private cars. Dur-
ing the day athletic contests
were held for the children.
Chas. Adelman was the win-
ner in the boys swimming
race, Esther Neham in the
girls contest. The peanut
races were won by Stanley
Tannenbaum and Hope Ellen
Tannenbaum. The 25 yard
dashes by Beatrice Merlin
and Gertrude Neham, and
the fifty yard dash by Harry
The teaching staff of the
$unday school were present-
ed with gifts by the Auxili-
ary for their faithful work
,during the past season. Mr.
Louis Heiman was presented
with a beautiful desk clock
for his services as principal
of the Sunday school. In
,charge of the event was a
committee headed by Mrs.
Harry Seitlin and Mrs. Harry
Dubler and Mrs. Sam Tan-
Director of Funerals
Serving Greater Miami
29 N. W. THIRD AVENUE
City Wood Yard, Inc.
Fireplace Stove and
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Mrs. Isaac bi S. M. Machtei who also de- "aPhone M. B. 521201 3
lined the livered a splendid address in 1236 Wahlaton Ave.
us chair- which he paid tribute to the
Mrs. Jacob efficient work of the ladies of
,rayer and the Sisterhood. The address
extended to of welcome was given by the UIIw tfa m I y
rs. Apte. toastmistress. After the for- IT fttr I* i ,
mal installation of the offi- f sh
B. Kandel cers by Mrs. Isidor Cohen, the We Deliver A complete finish
their new report of the past year's ac- A services at reh-
W. Fifth tivities was read by the pres- Bundles s.onablie at rea
ident, Mrs. Lewis Brown who ...of ...
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farewell re- ings by Mrs. Isaac Levin 21 North West Ninth Street LAUNDRIES, .INC.
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Sisterhood, Mrs. Barney
Weinkle president of Beth
Jacob Sisterhood, Mrs. Ben
Watts president of the Sen-
ior Council of Jewish Women
Mrs. R. R Yunes president
of Chesed Shel Emes Sister-
hood and Mrs. Isidor Cohen
president of the Senior Chap-
ter of Hadassah were then
given. Mr. Lewis Brown pres-
ident of Beth David and Mr.
M. Weingarten spoke briefly.
Mrs. Barney Kraft sang "Rac-
hem" and "The Song of the
Soul" and she was accompan-
ied at the piano by Miss Irene
Farr. The benediction was
then pronounced by Rabbi
chell Wolfson; legislative,
Mrs. Henry D. Williams;
child study, Mrs. Gerald Le-
wis; P.-T. A. fund, Mrs. Her-
bert Kleiman; propaganda,
Mrs. Marvin Bronner; coope-
ration, Mrs. H. Wolkowsky;
Miami Beach, Mrs. Tobias
Simon; happy day fund, Mrs.
Harry Nevins; visiting com-
mittee, Mrs. P. Scheinberg;
Friday evening receptions,
Mrs. M. Cromer; Isaac M.
Wise memorial, Mrs. J. Da-
menstein; house chairman,
Mrs. A. Wertheimer; sewing,
Mrs. C. Zucker; P. U. C.
scholarship, Mrs. I. Wolkow-
sky; religious school, Mrs. H.
I. Homa; religious observance
Mrs. J. Davis; uniongrams,
Mrs. J. N. Morris; transpor-
tation, Mrs. J. Simpson, and
publicity, Mrs. Ben Watts.
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Beth Jacob Sunday.
will continue throughout
next two months, every g
day morning at 10 a.nI-
Courses are given in the fol
Bible, post-bible, Jewijh
holidays and festivals, cugs
toms and ceremonies, Cur.
rent events of Jewish inter.
est, and accompanied by mu.
sic and refreshments. As.
sembly is held regularly at
11:15 a. m. A special Young
Men's and Young Ladie'
Bible class is now being
formed with the rabbi as per. 1
sonal instructor. New pupils
are requested and advised to
register immediately by ap.
plying to the principal, Rabbi
At the next meeting of
the Junior Hadassah at Kap.
lan hall which will be held
next Monday night, Mr. Har.
ry Simonhoff well known Mi-
ami attorney and president
of the local Zionist District
will address the members.
The evening to be known as
"Parent's Night" will also
have as a feature a very
splendid musical program
and a number of interesting
addresses. Mrs. Jos. William.
son will give a resume of the
work of Junior Hadassah in
Palestine and this country.
Mrs. Bertram Raff will sing,
Miss Lyl Chisling will give a
reading, and Miss Stella Diz-
on will play a piano solo. Miss
Lena Weinkle is in charge of
Is Now In Its New Quarters
114 N. Rosemary St.
West Palm Beach
IS PREPARED TO SELL
HENS and FRYERS
For Passover at Reduced Prices
Honest, Courteous Service.
N. W. 7th Ave, at 28th Street
F -dao ay 2, i
The card party to be spon-
sored by the Junior Council
of Jewish Women will be held
at the home of Miss Tillye
Predinger, 1056 S. W. 13th
avenue. The benefit is for a
worthy Jewish Miami Girl
and will be used for a busi-
ness Scholarship. Because it
is for such a worthy cause,
we hope a large attendance
The Junior Council is
working in cooperation with
the Senior Group in behalf
of this scholarship fund, a
cause which Miami Jewery
should well be proud of.
Miss Beatrice Shaff is
chairman of this affair with
Miss Predinger, Miss Sylvia
Dreisen, Miss Rosalyn Bader,
and Miss Ruth Schwartz as
If you don't play bridge,
join our party and play any
card or other type of game
that you most enjoy.
Reservations may be made
by calling 2-1188 or 2-3449.
The date is May 31, Sun-
At the regular board meet-
ing of the Junior Council
which was held on Monday
evening plans were discuss-
ed or the benefit bridge,
which the Juniors are spon-
soring in cooperation with
the Seniors-a business Girls
Miss Frances Kane, versa-
tile Jewish artist will make
her first stage appearance in
the Civic Theatre when the
Dramatic club of the Univer-
sity of Miami will present a
dramatization of Louise Al-
cott's "Little Women." Fran-
cis will play the role of "Jo"
the oldest of the four sisters
in the book, which is one of
the principal parts of the
play. The play will be pre-
sented Thursday evening,
May 22nd, and Friday after-
noon, May 29th.
The formal installation
luncheon of the Senior Chap-
ter of Miami Hadassah. will
be held at the Palatial Kosh-
er Restaurant next Monday,
May 25, at noon. Mrs. Morris
Dubler is chairman of the
committee in charge of ar.
rangements and she is being
assisted by a committee con-
sisting of Mrs. Harry Weir-
berg, Mrs. Simon Altschul,
Mrs. Philip Somberg, Mrs. J.
Engler, and Mrs. B. Kandel.
Mrs. Max Dobrin will be the
toastmistress. Mrs. Isidor
Uohen the retiring president
will formally install the new
President, Mrs. Freda Lut-
zky. Other speakers will ad-
dress the luncheon in addi-
tion to a musical program
that will be presented. Those
desiring to make reservation
may do so by calling any
member of the committee.
The affair which was to
have been held by the Junior
Hadassah at the Roman Pools
Casino last Tuesday night
was postponed because of the
inclement weather. It will be
held this coming Tuesday
night and a splendid program
of water sports has been pre-
Pred for the entertainment
of the guests. Tickets of. ad-
At the closing of the relig-
ous school of Temple Israel
last Sunday, Mr. Day J. Apte,
president of Temple Israel
presented the honor certifi-
cates, subscriptions to Young
Israel and announced those
receiving honorable mention,
which are as follows:
Ruth Mendelson, honor cer-
tificate; Nanette Joy Cohen,
honor certificate; Paul Lei-
bovitz, honor certificate.
Elsie Asher, honor certifi-
cate; Charlene Ruskin, sub-
scription to Young Israel;
Myron Cowen, honorable
Irwin Frank Davis, honor
certificate; Myra Mirsky,
subscription Young Israel;
Marlyn Hamel, honorable
Grace Sylvia Berg, honor
certificate; Dorothy Ann Le-
vin, subscription Young Is-
rael; Natalieh Simons, honor-
Marcella Ungar, honor cer-
tificate; Fred Bulbin, sub-
scription Young Israel; Ed-
ward Rubin, Honorable men-
Louis Snetman, honor cer-
tificate; Arlene Aronovitz,
subscription Young Israel;
Evelyn Kane, honorable men-
Stewart Simon, honor cer-
tificate; Bobbie Levin, sub-
scription Young Israel; Kitty
Morris, honorable mention.
Marjorie Riesner, cu p;
Laurence Levenson, honor
certificate; Maurice Orovitz,
subscription Young Israel;
Harriet Damenstein, honora-
Marjorie received the cup
donated by Mr. Levenson for
the best pupil in the Confir-
Mr. Day J. Apte also ad-
dressed the children and
thanked the teachers on be-
half of the congregation for
their fine work during the
The Superintendent, Mrs.
J. H. Kaplan was given spe-
cial mention by Mr. Apte and
the Rabbi for her faithful
The children were then dis-
missed with a benediction by
The children are requested
to report next Sunday, May
23, for final instruction about
the work next year. On May
31, the children and their
parents and friends will meet
at Kaplan hall at 10 a. m. and
enjoy the annual picnic at
Ft. Lauderdale together with
the Religious school of West
Palm Beach. Prizes, refresh-
ments and games are in
charge of special committees.
The members of the Ladies
Auxiliary of the Miami Jew-
ish Orthodox Congregation
and their husbands will be
the guests of Mrs. Ida Buck-
stein, president of the organ-
ization next Sunday night in
the vestry rooms of the Syn-
agogue. This will be in recog-
nition of the splendid coope-
ration that has been given
her by the organization dur-
ing the past season. A splen-
did program of entertain.
ment has been prepared and
refreshments of the finest
will be served.
mission will be sixty cents
and those desiring to bathe
should come in their suits. Al
Berkowitz known exponent
of physical culture will give
a series of strength demon-
Mr. and Mrs. Hyman
Mechlowitz are receiving con-
gratulations on the birth of a
baby son, whose Bris took
place last Tuesday at the
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan
Greenberg are receiving con-
gratulations on the birth of a
daughter last Monday at the
Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Mother and baby are doing
Miss Bert Solomon who
was the house guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Nathan Abramson
for the past several months
left for her home in Bridge-
port, Conn. last Tuesday aft-
ernoon by Clyde Line.
Mrs. Sydney L. Palmer and
daughter Harriet will leave
for Macon, Ga., to visit her
mother and relatives there
and expects to return to Mi-
ami in the early Fall.
An important meeting of
the Ladies Auxiliary of the
Milami Jewish Orthodox Con-
gregation will be held at the
vestry rooms of the Syna-
gogue next Tuesday evening
at 8 p. m. and all members
are urged to be on hand.
Mrs. Sam Tannenbaum will
entertain a number of the
juvenile friends of her daugh-
ter, Hope Ellen on the occa-
sion of her fourth birthday
anniversary, next Tuesday
afternoon at the home of her
aunt, Mrs. Chas. Tannen-
baum, 2101 S. W. 11th street.
A regular meeting of the
Jewish Council will be held
Tuesday, May 26 at the Tal-
mud Torah. A large atten-
dance is expected as an im-
portant subject will be
brought before the Council.
WEST PALM BEACH
Reform Jewish Congrega-
tion, Beth Israel, will hold
services for Shevuoth on
Thursday evening, May 21, in
the Temple. The service will
be read by the members of
this year's confirmation class.
The Rabbi, Dr. Carl N. Her-
man will preach on the sub-
ject: "Why Celebrate Shev-
uoth To-day?" The Shevuoth
music will be sung by the
choir under the direction of
Mr. Harry Halpern.
Regular services will be
held in Temple Beth Israel
this Friday evening. The sub-
ject of the sermon will be:
"The New Religion of Hu-
Confirmation services will
be held in Temple Beth Israel
Sunday morning, May 24, at
10 o'clock. The confirmands
are Jane Lins, Herbert Ker-
man, Sylvia Felg.and Mor-
ton Prager. The service will
Union Prayer Book, page
Hymn, The Choir.
Entrance of the confir-
Reading of the Torah and
Haphtorah, Rabbi and Class.
Hymn, The Choir.
Jewish Education Jane
Jewish Worship-- Herbert
The Jewish Home Sylvia
The Jew and American Cit-
Presentation of Confirma-
Hymn, The Choir.
Sermon: "What It Means
to be a Jew"-Dr. Carl N.
Concluding service and
The parents of the confir-
mands will hold a reception
for the members of the class
Sunday evening, May 24, at
8 o'clock, in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. A. Kerman, 713
Sunset road. All friends of
the families are invited and
no invitations will be sent out.
Mr. Jesse Suskind the nep-
hew of Mrs. Mary Schrebnick
of this city who came here on
a business trip from New
York city, spent several days
here. While here he was the
guest of honor at a deep sea
fishing trip accompanied by
Messrs. 0. P. Gruner, M. Tes-
sler and B. Cohen of New
York city on the boat "Gator"
captained by Schaeffer. A
very large catch was made,
the party reported.
The Beth Israel confirma-
tion class were entertained at
the home of Dr. and Mrs. Carl
N. Herman at a dinner last
A joint picnic of the relig-
ious schools of Beth Israel
and Temple Israel of Miami
will be held Sunday, May 31,
at Ft. Lauderdale. The Sister-
hood of the congregation will
serve refreshments and
award prizes for contests
which will feature the day.
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Apte of
Miami and Mr. and Mrs. R.
W. Apte of West Palm Beach
are the donors of a treat for
At the closing exercises of
Beth Israel Religious school
held last Sunday morning, the
awards for attendance were
won by Blanche and B. B.
Goldstein and Morton Prager
ors of'the yearly f]-res are
in the High school. The 'don-
Mr. A. Kominers and Mr. Sam
Mr. Jack Sneider president
of the Beth El Synagogue re-
turned to the city after hav-
ing spent five weeks in the
North on a combined business
and pleasure trip during
which time he visited friends
in Washington, D. C. Accom-
panying him on his return to
the city was Mrs. Sneider's
brother, Mr. Ben Krakow of
Mr. and Mrs. Iom Smith
entertained last Suiday night
at a house-warming at their
new home, 618 Avon road and
in honor of their guests, Mrs.
Ida Dewar and Miss Lillan
Smith of Philadelphia, Pa.
Dinner was served for the
members of the family and
then a large number of
friends arrived to enjoy
bridge, pinochle and other
games. During the evening
refreshments were served. At
a late hour a midnight lunch-
eon was served. Quite a good
time was enjoyed by all.
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Darkness and Dawn
(Continued from Last Week)
"Tomorrow you are going
"Must I leave you, my
"No Isaac, I am also being
discharged. I'm going home
with you to finish my job,
but I warn you that you will
"What do you mean?"
Isaac's voice vibrated.
"I mean that you are going
to work, Lazy Bones!"
"To work? I'm afraid that
I am too dull to understand."
"I mean that you are go-
ing to practice on your 'cello
every day. There is to be no
more loafing. I must hunt up
a job before long, but I want
to make certain that you
have formed some industrious
habits before I leave you."
The man smiled, touching
the violets in his hands to
his lips. He knew, .by the
slight chill that was creeping
into the garden, that the sun
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was sinking. Reaching out to-
wards the darkness that en-
gulfed him, he begged, "Give
me your hand, please."
The woman obeyed.
"I can never thank you
sufficiently for your tender-
ness towards me." The wom-
an attempted to stop him but
he ignored her protest. "You
have taught me to see a great
light. I see all of the beauty
of the world." Dropping the
woman's hand, he stretched
both of his arms towards the
lavender west, saying, "Why
you have even taught me to
"I am so happy, Lieute-
nant; but you need not thank
me. I am fully repaid." She
was trembling and was glad
that the man could not see
her moist eyes. Controlling
her emotion, she insisted,
"We must go indoors now,
and don't forget you're going
to work tomorrow!"
The coming of the morrow
was the harbinger of greater
tomorrows. Surrounded by
his own family, and minister-
ed to by Rachael Bloomstein,
Isaac worked like a fiend.
His 'cello became his life. In
his darkened world, his sup-
pressed manhood found ex-
pression in his instrument.
Practice was a joy. At first
he recalled the creations of
the great masters, resurrect-
ing them from the depths of
his memory; then he felt as
though his musician-ances-
tors were seeking expression
in his personality. As the
months passed, he dipped
down into hidden reservoirs,
bringing to light stray melo-
dies which he fashioned into
patterns never before heard
by man. He was amazed at
his own power), powErs so
remote from the preparation
of his life in his father's store
that he knew them to come
from Heaven. One day his
amazement spilled over the
edge of reason when his
"You have sold six of your
The man begged her to re-
peat her words, doubting his
"I said, as plainly as the
English language would per-
mit me, that you have sold
six of your compositions."
"But how could I sell some-
thing which has never been
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THE JEWISH FLORIDIAN-
- recorded?" he demanded. AN INTERESTING STORY
"Simple enough," laughed (Continued on Page 6)
e Rachael, explaining, unbe-
known to you, your mother tached by signature for greater
trapped some of your compo- security and better identification
sitions upon Victrola records. this 19 day of April, in the Year
SA friend of your transcribed of our Lord One Thousand Nine
them and sent them to the Hundred and Twenty-Seven (A.
t publishers. I have Theodore D. 1927).
Presseur's check in my hand."E Jacob Engler (Seal)
Still unconvinced, he shout- WE HEREBY CERTIFY that
edStill unconvinced, he shou the foregoing instrument was on
ed, "Impossible! What's the ofthe date thereof, signed,
joke?" For the irst time since the day of the date thereof, signed
his blindness he felt half an- sealed, published and declared by
gry that so dear a friend the Testator, JACOB ENGLER,
should make sport of him. as and for his Last Will and Test-
He felt the woman opposite ament, in our presence, who, at
He felt the woman opposite s request and in his presence
him grip his armother shakes an and in the presence of each of us,
him as a mother shakes an ve subscribed our names hereto
obstreperous boy. as witnesses of the execution
"Listen to me, Lieutenant thereof, believing said Testator,
Isaac Basker. You haven't at the time of so signing, to be
got a D Company Buck-Pri-of sound mind and memory.
vate on the carpet now. I P. E. Walrath, residing at Mi-
have appointed myself your ami, Florida.
musical manager. I am telling F. Morgan, residing at Miami,
you the truth and further- Florida.
more, you are going to play R. D. Rodabanys, residing at
at the American Legion Con- Miami Florida-(Paid Adv.)
vention in Kansas City. That _Mam,_____-------Adv.
has been arranged also." She one calling him to the stage.
spoke with a finality which Touching Rachael's arm, he
could not be disputed. felt her check his advance as
Weeks of gruelling practice they reached the wings. She
followed: weeks of toil mo- was excited:
tivated by a great passion. "Lieutenant, Oh, Lieute-
On the night of the benefit nant, there's a big delegation
concert given by the Ameri- of D Company with a great
can Legion for their wound- banner down front." As she
ed buddies, a flood of men spoke the familiar words the
and women poured into the company's song rose above
great auditorium of the new the clamor. Like a man in a
War Memorial. From the dream, Isaac reached the
crowning tower of that great footlights and waited for the
structure flamed a perpetual din to subside. As the wild
beacon to the men and women cheering wavered out, his
who served America in her amazement increased upon
hour of trial, but that beacon hearing the familiar voice of
did not shine more brightly his former colonel. A hush
than the purpose that flamed fell upon the throng as Col-
in the heart of the man who onel Brooks addressed him:
was warming his bow in the "Lieutenant Isaac Basker,
room back of the wings of the you already know from the
auditorium stage. Peeking voices of your buddies, who
out of the wings, Rachael saw have crowded this auditorium
a sea of faces packed against tonight, that our hearts are
the roof-faces so far away waiting to be played upon by
that they were only ruddy your genius. We are all proud
blurs against the distant of your conquering spirit, but
shadows. Rushing back-stage, it is my honor to speak in be-
she burst into Isaac's room half of the United States
exclaiming, "The entire ex- Government tonight. I have
peditionary force is out been delegated by those in
there." Wild cheers drowned authority to present you with
her voice, followed by a this Distinguished Service
booming demand for the hero Medal, awarded you for gal-
of the evening: lantry in battle. Single-hand-
We want Lieutenant Bas- ed you silenced a machine-
ker! Bring out Lieutenant gun nest and brought in eight
asker!. prisoners; but more, you set
"I'm scared," conferred the an example of bravery that
man whose name was ringing fired the hearts of many men
to the ceiling. He wiped his to greater acts of heroism."
face with his handkerchief Colonel Brooks advanced to
but beads of nervous perspir- pin the medal upon the breast
ation still glimmered on his of the blushing hero.
forehead. He could hear some- (Continued Next Week)
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