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

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Vol. IV.-No. XXII.

,. or mci Laua, r diuay, May 2i9, l193l rnce 0 uents


1545 S. W. Third Street
The usual early Friday evening
services will begin at 6:40 p. m.
Saturday morning services will be-
gin at 9 a. m. with the afternoon
services at 6:40. At the morning
services Rabbi Isaac M. Wapner
will preach a sermon in Yiddish
on the portion of the week.
The closing exercises of the
Sunday school will be held Sunday
morning, beginning at 11 a. m.
The public is invited to attend.

139 N. W. Third Avenue
S. M. MACHTEI, Rabbi
At the late services tonight
which begin at 8 p. m. Rabbi S.
M. Machtei will preach on "War
Memories." This Memorial Day
sermon will honor those who made
sacrifices for their country during
the Great War and other wars of
the Republic. Rabbi Machtei, who
was for a number of years a field



1 'o i i i i i i ii i i i i i i i ii i i i i i i i i i i i t i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i. .

Closing Exercises

To Be held Sunday

The closing exercises for the
Sunday school of the Miami Jew-
ish Orthodox Congregation will be
held Sunday morning, May 31st
at the Synagogue, 1545 S. W,
Third street, beginning at 11 a. m.
These exercises will mark the close
of the first season of the Sunday
school which began last Decem-
ber. The promotions will be an-
nounced and the names of the
various honor students both in the
Sunday school and Talmud Torah
will be made known at this time.
Addresses will be made by Rabbi
Isaac M. Wapner of the Congre-
gation, Mr. Louis Heiman in
charge of the Sunday school, Mr.
Nathan Adelman president of the

chaplain under the auspices of the Congregation and Mrs. Ida Bu
army and navy department of the stein president of the Ladies
Jewish Welfare Board, and who xiliary. The children will press
was in close contact with men in a number of recitations and
army camps and in veteran's hos- school songs will be sung un
pitals, will tell of his experiences the direction of the teach
with veterans of the World War staff. The Sunday school will
and of their attitude towards an- sume its sessions immediately
other warmer the High Holidays, sometime
Cantor LoUis Hayman will chant October. The members of
the ritual. A social hour will fol- Congregation, the parents oft
the ritual. A social hour will fol- Conegation, the parents o
low. The services are open to the children and the public of
publicami is invited to attend these
Talmud Torah will be conduct
TEMPLE ISRAEL OF MIAMI every morning through the su
(Reform) mer in charge of Rabbi Wapner
137 N. E. Nineteenth Street the Congregation.

Services at Temple Israel, 127
N. E. 19th street, beginning this
Friday evening and continuing
throughout the summer, will be
held at 8 o'clock in Kaplan hall.
It will be a religious service with
an informal presentation of mat-

Store Forced to R(

move Kosher Sig

A store in Miami Beach wh
this past season carried a "Koi
!a"r" Qin aianifvinr that its me;

ters of interest and a discussion and c ns we sd in ac
by the members present. Anyone and chickens were sold in acco
who has any subject of interest ance with dietary laws, and wh:
to be discussed is invited to pre- employed a shockedd" then, w
sent the subject to Dr. Jacob H. found to have sold chickens
Kaplan, so that he may be pre- violation of this law and when a
pared to speak on it. A social praised of this fact was forced
hour will follow each religious remove this sign by Rabbi Laz
service. Dr. Kaplan will begin the rus Axelrod of Miami Beach. T1
informal talks this week by dis- move is one of a series sponsor
informal talks this week by dis- bAxelrod and Mia
cussing "Simple Things of Earth by Rabbi Axelrod and Mia
Are Loveliest." This is a poem Beach Jewry in a decided mo
by Margaret E. Bruner appearing to stamp out anything unfair
in the Literary Digest of May 23. the sale and handling of "koshe
supplies. New signs have be
provided for the two' butch
CONGREGATION BETH JACOB stores now open on the Beach, a'
(Orthodox) every safeguard has been taki
311 Washington Avenue whereby the Jewry of Miar
Miami Beach Beach may purchase meats
chickens without any doubt as
L. AXELROD, Rabbi their "kashrus." Each shipmei
The regular Friday evening ser- of foreign meat is received ax
Vices begin at 7 p. m. and the carefully checked by the Rabbi (
Saturday morning services at 9 the Mashgiach upon arrival ax
a m., with the afternoon services the Rabbi's stamp is affixed i
beginning at 6 p. m. At the each section. The same is being
morning services Rabbi Axelrod done with meat locally killed.
Will preach on the portion of the fixed charge is being paid by tb
SWeek. dealers to cover the necessary e3
The regular Sunday school pro- pense incurred.
SPam begins at 10 a. m. and will Mr. Max Feit is the Mashgiac
|1 continued t*9 ogbp t th ye7r. at the present time.
S.;.... ,




Masons to Observe

Memorial Services

Members of the Masonic frater-
nity residing on the East Coast
of Florida from Pompano to
Homestead will assemble in Bay-
front Park at 8:30 this coming
Saturday night for the first pub-
lic Masonic memorial services to
be conducted in this district.
Officers of the various lodges
will take part in the ceremony and
among the speakers of the evening
will be Dr. Jacob H. Kaplan, Rab-
bi of Temple Israel.

Zionist Work Is

To Begin Soon

Word from the national head-
quarters -of the Mizrachi Zionist
organization received here this
week by the officers of the local
Mizrachi Zionist branch indicate
that a very active campaign for
Mizrachi propogandii will be be-
gun in Miami shortly. Literature
of all kinds will be sent here and
pictures of the life in the Pales-
tinian colonies will be shown here

Chesed Shel Emes

To Be Reorganized

The Chesed Shel Emes (Free
Burial) Society is to be reorgan-
ized as the result of several con-
ferences recently held between the
officers and directors of the So-
ciety and committees representing
the Beth David Synagogue, Miami
Jewish Orthodox Congregation
and the Beth Jacb Congregation
of Miami Beach. Under the pro-
posed plan of reorganization, three
delegates from each of the Syna-
gogues will be added to the board
of directors of the society, and
the augmented board will be in
absolute control of the cemetery
operated by the society at Wood-
lawn. The organization is to re-
ceive all revenues arising from
burials, etc., as well as the receipts
from the Rummage sales conduct-
ed by the Society's Ladies Auxili-
ary. Recently there was a change
in the officers of the organization,
the presidents of both the Ladies
and Men's organizations resigning.
An election for officers will be
held after the reorganization is

vy cr CAMP J
The Ford Motor Company's
profits for 1930 were $55,000,000,
and the company has $300,000,000
in cash resources. The General
Motors Corporation earned a pro-
fit of 176,922,650 in 1930 and has
cash resources of $364,000,000.
The General Motors Corporation
paid $9,538,660 in dividends to
stockholders, and over $10,000,000
to its employees in bonuses and
special stock dividends. Ford paid
a higher average scale of wages
and no bonuses. All the stock in
the Ford Company of America is
owned by the Ford family. Mr.
Ford bought out all the others so
he would not have to consult a
board of directors when he wants
to make an experiment costing
millions of dollars.
He was the pioneer in the in-
dustrial policy of steadily reduc-
ing the price of the product as the
market broadened, and the success
of General Motors has been large-
ly based upon following the path
first marked out by Henry Ford.
He was the first to establish the
eight hour day and the five day
week in industry, and is now work-
ing on a plan for a ten month
year for industrial workers, at
the same annual rate of pay that
they now earn in twelve months.

Flower salesmen do only a small
part of the business that street
peddlers here carry on.- One can

from time to time. It is expected completed. The next meeting of buy neckties, gold watches (25
ex- that the campaign will culminate the organization will be held next cents each), novelty jewelry, fruit,
ted with the establishment of Na- Thursday night. potatoes, fresh fish, shoelaces and
m-tional Headquarters in Miami for almost anything else from curb
of the winter season of three months, Sy n o Elects dealers
with speakers from the national SJJynagogue deaI l They do a thriving business,
bureau delivering addresses here N ew Offce particularly the candy men and the
from time to time. Rabbi Isaac New uiilcer small fruit men in the wholesale
e- M. Wapner of the Miami Jewish furriers' district, where the opera-
tors stand around during their
Orthodox Congregation is presi- At the special meeting of the lunch hour and supplement their
fn dent of the local organization. Miami Jewish Orthodox Congre- quick lunches with some succulent
gation held last Monday night, Mr. fruit from the peddler's wagons.
ich Chambers Outline Morris Kotkin was elected first Curious Church Chanes
vice president of the congregation Curiouf Church Change i
sh- ans for E. it o succeed Manuel Rippa, removed ting of population in New
ts PlanS for LJxI1 by the unanimous vote of the York and other large cities has
rd- meeting. Mr. Kotkin is a long led to some curious deals in ec-
ich Plans for a joint exhibit in the time resident of Miami, residing in clesiastical property. A quarter of
as Canadian National fair in Toronto the Coconut Grove section where a century ago the Italians at-
in by the Miami and Miami Beach he has been one of its most prom- tempted to make the Bronx their
p' Chambers of Commerce were out- inent merchants. He is one of the exclusive stamping ground. Hun-
to lined yesterday afternoon by rep- organizers and founders of the dreds of families moved out there
za- resentatives of the two bodies at Congregation and is one of the or- and in a short time numerous
his a meeting in the Miami Beach ganizers and founders of the churches were built to cater to
*ed chamber. The fair will be held Chesed Shel Emes Society. At the their spiritual needs.
mi from August 28 to September 12. present time he is an active work- A few years ago the Jewish
rve er in many of Miami's communal population, finding the lower East
S The fair is one of the largest institutions Side getting too crowded, also de-
Sannual exhibitions to be held in cided to move north. They went
North America and the importance in droves and it was not long be-
Sof it as an advertising means for Pop la Play foundthemselves in an insignifi-
rthis area was pointed out. Corn- A i e cant minority in certain of their
mitteemen said more visitors are chosen districts.
en coming here annually from Can- Their churches began to empty
mi ada and the fair attracts thou- as their congregations moved
or hands of people from all parts of The famous "Little Women" to away and it was not long before
o snd er be presented this afternoon at the some of the churches found them-
t North America. ivic Theare wil sta'r on selves unable to meet their fixed
nt R. Civic Theatre will stir one of charges.
d R. B. Burdine will provide a Miami's Jewish artists, Frances A few years ago a Jewish cob-
or window decorator and his adver- Kane, in the part of "Jo" one of gregation made overtures to one
nd tising manager to arrange with a the principal characters of the of these Catholic churches whose
to select group of landscape artists, play. The play is being presented worshippers had moved out of the
,g photographers and exhibitors for by the "Wing and Wig Club" of district and wound up by taking
duplicate display of the pro- the niversi of Mia d over the church property and turn-
A a duplicate display of the pro- the University of Miami and pop- ing it into a synagogue.
e posed exhibit. ular prices are being charged with hicag, years ago, a Prot
x- Members of the Miami exhibit a special reduction for students of tant church was turned into a liv.
committee include: H. L Mossbar- the university and Miami schools, stable for the same reason
.h ger, Dale James, Alexander Orr, This is mist Kmnr tirst u p- ,W1S g en f.a
Jr., and .R. .Vevt ,ro i; .., "

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A I D a f n9 Q. When was the last time he the piano.
SIn ere n D struck you before this incident Q. Is that right at the foot of
that you have just testified to, the piano stool?
In a Dade Counfi Court that he threw the vase? A. Yes.
A. Last year he struck me. Q. How far away were you
In a D^ C ou n y C ou rt A. Last year he struk me. wh n the vase hit the floor?
Q. Are you afraid of your hus- wn When vase hit the floor?
In the Justice of the Peace Court that he picked up this vase and band at the present time? A. Whe vase, anaway the stool
of the Justice of the Peace threw it at you and the children? A. I am afraid to meet him onwas here by the vase, and I was
District, Dade County, Florida. A. And it struck the child's the street. rQ The you were about four
State of Florida, Complaintant, ve foot, and naturally as a mother I Q. He has then many times dur- feet away?
J- E-, Defendant Prelimin- seen the blood running from the ing the year of 1928 threatened to A. I don't know how far; the
ary Hearing. child's foot, and the children were kill you? glass went all over the room.
APPEARANCES screaming. He took the table and A. Kept on saying that same Q. The glass broke and went all
For the Complainant: L- S- & threw it. thing. over the floor?
C- by Mr. J- E. C- Q. And where was the table? Mr. C-: You may have the A. Yes.
For the Defendant: K- & W- A. It was a big table, and Ie witness. Q. And the children stepped o.1
B- R-. threw that table. CROSS EXAMINATION the broken glass?
Be it remembered that this Q. Wait a minute, you say he By Mr. R-: A. I beg your pardon-
cause came on to be heard on pre- threw the table. Threw it at who?( Q. Up until the 20th of June Q. The glass hit them?
liminary hearing before the Hon- A. Us. Mr. E-and you occupied separate A. Yes, the little one-a piece
orable H. W. P- this 21st day Q. Who do you mean us? rooms in the house-separate of the glass struck her here on
of July, A. D., 1928, in the above A. Me and the children. When sleeping quarters? the foot, and when I saw the
named court, whereupon the fol- he started throwing that table, the A. Not exactly, blood running-
lowing proceedings were had: child went over to him and says, Q. How long was it prior to Q. It struck her under the foot?
M. E- being first duly sworn, "Please don't do it." He threw June 20 since you and he slept A. I beg your pardon, right here
as a witness on her own behalf, that table down hard and not sat- in the same room together? (indicating).
testified as follows: isfied yet, he says, "I am going to A. That was since March. When Q. At the instep?
DIRECT EXAMINATION break everything in this house and he felt like it, he was my husband, A. Not quite in the instep.
By Mr. C-: kill you all tonight." Then the and if I said, "J-, is this the way Right here (indicating).
Q. State your name. little girl run into the next door you treat the woman of your Q. Below the ankle?
A. My name is Mrs. M. E- neighbor for help. children," he would say, "That is A. Yes.
Q. Where do you live? Q. And what time was this? the only thing I can punish you Q. Now how far away was the
A. A. In the evening, with." child when it was hit by the piece
Q. What is your age? Q. Daylight or dark? Q. March was the last time you of glass?
A. Going to be thirty-four. A. I couldn't tell exactly, blt slept in the same room? A. Right here (indicating).)
Q. Are you married or single? it must have been about that time A. Yes. Q. Eleven or twelve feet away?
A. Married. the child went into the neighbor. Q. On this night when you say A. Well, I couldn't tell you how
Q. What is your husband's Q. Now, who was there when that he threw the vase and the many feet it was.
name? he threatened to kill you and the table at you, what started that Q. How far did he throw the
A. J- E-. two children? Just you and the trouble? table.
Q. When were you married o two children? A. Just exactly what I said be- A. Towards this side where we
J- E- ? A. Oes sir. fore, on account of that money. were standing.
A. Fourteen years. '-o No0"'ly else? because I asked him why he sends Q. What size table was it?
Q. Are you living with him ,At A. No, sir, but that threatening me $80 instead of $100, and e A. Long, mahogany table.
the present time? my life kept on for some time. kept on getting mad. Q. As long as the desk the
A. Right now, yes, sir. Q. Now go on with your story. Q. You didn't say anything else juge is sitting at?
Q. Have you any children? A. Then the child went in there to him? A. Not as long as that.
A. Yes, sir, two children. Q. In where? A. Well, I couldn't say any- Q. Now, when he started doing
Q. What is the ages of your A. To the next door neighbor thing, and I wouldn't lie in front this, he said he was going to
children? for help. of my children. break everything in the house?
A. One is nine and one is eleven. Q. Who is the neighbor? Q. Did you ever put him out fC A. After he has done the work,
Q. Did you have a recent trou- A. Miss -. She is a single the house? he said that, and that is what
ble with your husband? woman. When the neighbor A. I didn't do it for the re- scared the children that they beg-
A. Yes, sir, since-- brought in a policeman, I said to spect of my children. I always ged the police not to let him stay,
Q. When was the first time ihc Mr. E-, "The police has come." used to tell him Mr. E- is the because at that time he said he is
threatened you? Mr. E- went out on the porch reason because I don't want those going to break everything in the
A. Since he came home. Ever iand read the paper. children will grow up some day house.
since that man come back, he ha. ; Q. Now, wait a minute. Ale they should not say to me that I Q. Then before he threw this
threatened me. there any other occasions that he drove the father away from th. se and the table, he didn't say
Q. You say he come back. What threatened your life and the life house. that he was going to break up
do you mean. he come back? of the children? Q. Now, on this particular nignt everything in the house?
A. Last year you know when A. He is going to kill me. He as I understand it, you had receiv- A. He was satisfied-
that case is going on- ky.t saying that all the time thit I~ d a check for $80 that day? Q. 'hat is what I am getting
Q. Mrs. E-, I don't want youw night The children were scared A. Yes. Just at the time he was
to take me back to last year/ 1 they notedd him taken away from Q. Instead of $100? throwing all those thengs-
want you to state the facts infthis the house;-thly were afraid to i A. Yes, sir. Ahe s am going to
case and not matters that a e ir- sleep in the house- I Q. Then you got mad? A. e says, "Iam goin to kill
relevant. In other words, I jul Q. I am talking about what oth- A. I beg your pardon, I just ing to ting. e k wa on throw-
want you to state what di ficulty tr occasion did he threaten you or ask him what he means. ingtd. e sid thngs t e wasn gsat
you have had with him cently, strike you since the 20th? Q. You just .said, "What does to beak the house o their gofni
and when this difficulty as? A. That is last year. this mean?" and then Mr. E-ouse of the furni-
A. That was the mai difficulty. Q. I am talking about the 20th said you should go out and make
He was sending me $ 00 a month, of last month? a living for the children? Q. Didn't he say that he was go-
and then he sent me 80 a month. A. All he would say is "I am A. Yes. ing to break up everything in the
When I received the check for $80 going to kill you." Q. And that hurt you? house before he threw the vase?
-when he come back home, I Q. It was the 20th of June A. Naturally. A. He said it all the time ite
says to him, "J- or Mr. E-" I when he threw that table and Q. You didn't say anything else? started throwing those things
can't say exactly, because usually vase? A. I said that he should go out when he was through, and he said
when Mr. E- gets excited, he A. Yes, sir. and do it. "I am going to kill you."
. wants me to address him Mr. E-- Q. He has not been back since Q. He said you are going to Q. Didn't he say he was going
and I do it, so I says, "Mr. E-, then? drive me from the house, and then to break everything in the house
do you think that this is right? A. No. after he said that, he grabbed the before he therw the vase?
Do you think $100 is too much Q. In other words, since the vase and threw it? A. Not before he threw the
that you send $80." 20th of June-was he taken away A. Yes. v a o. before he threw the
He says, "If you don't like it, from there that night? Q. Now did he throw it at you? vase. He said he is going to kill
get the hell out of here." A. The police- A. Yes. aus, then he tarted wit the table
Q. Mrs. E-, about what month Q. Has he been back since that Q. Were you on the left-hand piece of furniture a
was this? time? side of the room or were you on pQece furmture.
A. That was last month. A. No, sir. the right-hand side of the room? Q. Just a minute. I want to
Q. In the month of June? Q. Hsa he before that time dur- A. I was on this side of the get it right. At first he says, "I
* A. June. ing this year threatened you in table (indicating). am going to kill you." After he

Q. About what time in the any way? Q. And where did the vase hit, thw the table hesays, am go-
month? A. Every day in the week in when he threw it? Ing to break everything in the
A. This I could not remember, front of my children. A. Right here where I was house."
Q. The middle of the month? Q. Do you mean that continu- standing. A. He says things like that.
A. I think so, because it was ously before this date, he has Q. How far away from where Q. You understand what I am
i the day when I received the check. threatened you? the vase hit, were you? getting at?
Q. When was that? A. Yes. A. Well- A. Yes.
A. That was the 20th. Q. What did he say to you? Q. Did it hit the piano? Q. I just want to find out this:
,. Q. That was the 20th of June? A. I must kill you. He used to A. No, sir. When he got mad over this check,
s Yes. say "either my death or your Q. Did it hit the stool? did he first say, I am going to
SDo I understand you to say death." A. It hit the floor in front of break everything in the ho r,



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would do you bodily harm?
A. Yes, sir.
Q. You have been in fear o
A. Yes, sir.
Q. Have you attempted tow
some arrangement for a
meant so that he would lesaM
or stay away from you, m=ip*
you half of the poperty 1
thing e tHat t
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SFriday, May 29

or did he first say, "I am
kill you'!?
A. He aays, "I am going q
you all,' and then he says,
break up every piece of fPJ
in this house.
Q. Then I am going to
stand now that he threatened
kill you first, then he threw
vase, and then he said he wo
break up everything in the h
that was the order of his dal
and sayings that night?
A. Yes.
By Mr. C-:
Q. You say he threatened
a week before this?
A. Yes, sir.
Q. What did he say then?
A. That evening he came in-,
Q. Now, when you say -
evening," what do you mean
that-a week before this?
A. A week before this. Th
was on a Tuesday night when
used to come in in that humor,
took the children upstairs.
says, "Why are you running
stairs with the children, and
me sit here alone?"
I says, "J-, are you look
for an argument?" Then he
mad and he began running af
me with the two children fro
the front porch to the back pore
and the children began screaming.
He said, "Get the hell out of h
from this house," so the chil
began screaming. The little
wanted to go in to the neighbor,
but I said, "Don't be scared;
will stay here." He quieted dowe
and we went upstairs. The next
day he got up and took a handbag
from the house. What he had in
the handbag, I don't know. Well,
in the evening he come home. The
next day he got up in the morn-
ing, and he disappeared for forl
days. I don't know what happen.
ed to that man. On Saturday aft-
ernoon that man come home.
Q. Was it the custom for Mr.
E- to disappear every once in a
while, and then come back home
and raise a row?
A. Yes, he used to do that, bat.
those few days I could not make
out what happened to that man,
because if he didn't tell me he
would sometimes tell the childr n
where he goes. Those times he
didn't say anything.
Q. Now, are there any other in-
stances along about that time in
which he threatened or attempted
to strike you? Do you recall any
other instances?
A. It used to be very general
he would say that.
Q. Say what?
A.--, I am going to kill you."
Q. How would that come up?
A. He would pick on any little
thing, the more I would try to.
keep out of his way, the worse It.
would hurt him. If I didn't ann-
wer him, he gets worse. I am
simply scared for that man. When
he gets in those tempers, he i
not responsible.
By Mr. R-:
Q. This row was made on the
20th of June, the day you got ti*e
check. Today is the 21st of JolY.
You have been in fear of Mr. E-
since that time-fear that ai


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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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Quietly and without ostentation
a splendid move towards the
achievement of honesty and de-
cency in the handling of "Kosher"
meats is being made and from all
indications it appears certain that
it will meet with success.
In the past years too many
flagrant violations of everything
that is honest and fair has been
a rule rather than an exception
in every matter concerning "Kas-
hrus" in Miami Beach. What with
admitted substitutions of "Trei-
fahs" for "Kosher," with the ad-
mitted falsification of tags, of
signatures yet nothing was
accomplished because of the un-
concern of the Jewish population
of Miami Beach.
Today the story is changing .
Thanks to the efforts of the Jews
of Miami Beach, spurred on and
urged on by its splendid Rabbi, an
end to these unfair dealings is
being made. Every shipment of
meat arriving from out of the
city is zealously and carefully
guarded. Every precaution is
taken so that no substitution may
occur. Locally, through the co-
operation of Miami's two splen-
did cattle "shochtim", the same
safeguards are being placed. When
one pays for Kosher meats in
Miami Beach, he may now receive
them if he is careful and cautious.
A sign saying that a place sold
kosher meats was left over from
the past season, and a woman
coming in for a kosher chicken
afterwards found that no shocked
was employed there though she
was led to believe that she bought
a kosher chicken, was removed by
Rabbi Axelrod as soon as this rep-
rehensible incident was reported...
We congratulate Miami Beach
on its splendid move. We trust
that other communities will fol-
low suit and with the support of
the Jewish puh*, the butchers
will be enabled to carry on an
honest policy and be enabled to
earn an honest and decent liveli-
hood. We contendd that where
there is. imsad, that demand
will be
When asax at e anious to be
tromted e: tb b will be so
treate.-.:. K sLa Rabbi is fear-
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in the average.
her tongue be-

There is method in some peo-
ple's madness, it is said, but
method never yet saved madness
from disaster.

A dumb-waiter is better than a
stupid one.
A very little tombstone g-
a very bigstwoy.
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Oshkosh-Could you get any-
thing out of the book our friend
George W. W. W. Stimpson has
written on "Popular Answers
Questions" ?
Kennebunk-Oh, yes, 25 cents
at the second-hand book store.
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A correspondent supplies a copy
of the following application for
a job as ceived by a firm in Rio
de Jane o:
Hor able Sirs:
I Wang. It is for my per-
sona benefit that I write to ask
for/a position in your hororable
f making machines which so
igh go.
I have a flexible brain that will
adapt itself to your business, and
in consequence bring good efforts
to your hororable selves. My edu-
cation was impressed upon me
in Peking University in which
place I graduated number One. I
can drive a typewriter with good
noise and my English is great.
My references are of the good,
and should you hope to see me
they will be read by you with
great pleasure.
My last job has left itself from
me for the good reason that the
large man has dead. It was on
account of no fault of mine.
So hororable sirs, what about
it? If I can be of big use to
you I will arrive on some date
that you should guess.
S I!
Fair one, oft have my futile lips
sought to impart
To you the thought that long has
trembled in my heart,
But I've been silent, just for want
of proper word
In which to couch my thought.
Perhaps it is absurd
To say that word had not yet been
invented, which
Will fit you who have taken much
and-here's the hitch-
Have given nothing. Not a thing!
But now at last
My tongue no longer need be in-
The fitting word's been coined.
Ill tell you what you rate
-And better men than I will back
me (bless'd relief)-
You're just a common, low-down,
gyppin' li'l' booksneaf!
There's nothing so cheap as a
cheap man.
Don't act foolish unless you
want a cheap reputation.
The gas-meter has more feet
than any other animate thing.

It's better to discover where an
enemy is than where he was.
The charity of some men con-
sists of a willingness to pass the
Prudence and industry are the
principal ingredients in good

FRIDAY, MAY 29, 1931

Drop a secret
woman's ear and
gins to work.


A womanly woman neither wor-
ships nor hates a man.
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The foghorn is one of the bas-
sest things on earth.
Only about one-third of what
a man positively knows is true.

The man that makes the least
noise is often the most dangerous.

Laziness is the father of pre-
judice, and ignorance is the moth-

A cow may have good qualities,
but she is too modest to blow her
own horn.
If the average man could live
his life over again he would prob-
ably be a bigger fool than ever.
I I!
A woman has a queer way of
letting a man look down upon her
weakness that makes him look up
to her.

Give yourself a pat on the back,
Not two on the back,
Nor three on the back,
For too many pats are bad on the
And will your good work undo.
What you've done
And what you accomplish tomor-
May need all
The vim you can buy, bet or bor-
So watch that second pat on the
It may be the whack
That bids you to slack
While somebody else is grabbing
the jack.
Alas and alack for you!
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Reports from here and there in-
dicate the greatest crop of peaches
ever produced, and we can hardly
wait for the beaches to open, so
we can look them over.
A Swedish oil tanker, recently
burned at sea, was named the
Castor, about the lowest thing in
comedy heard in a long time.
The year's prize go-getter has
been located in Omaha. As ad-
vertising solicitor for an air meet
program, he landed ads from a
hospital, a mortuary and a tomb-
stone works.

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Tommy gets along with his wife
very well.
Why shouldn't he? His dad
owns a millinery house.
Jack-When I called on Virginia
last night her father got me into
a game of poker.
Floyd-What do you suppose he
had up his sleeve?
Jack-Six aces and four kings.
I t I
Dummutt-I was on the beach
this past summer alone with my
Rebutt-What perfect solitude
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Mrs. Chaerer: Good-bye. Thank
you for the interesting news.
Mrs. Idle-46 P:D Be sure and
tell everybody bot to tell anybody
what I told u

A 'Washington which
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him so. I
hot one."

years ago I met a man who spoke as follows:

boss issued a memorandum today with a lot of new in-
Some of them were all wet, and I didn't hesitate to tell
[ shot a memo right back at him, and, believe me, it was a

"I received my first business training under a wise old bank
official. One day a letter came in from a customer who made un-
reasonable complaints and asked for an unwarranted favor.
"I sat up almost all night drafting an answer to that letter.
It was a beauty, and I took it in to the old man next morning with
pride. His head nodded approvingly as he read it.
"'You've put the case just right,' he said. 'The position you
have taken is based on sound banking principles; it states our atti-
tude with dignity and force. All in all, it's a very fine letter, and
I congratulate you on it. Only, for Heaven's sake don't send it.'"
Afterwards, I learned that the man I first quoted was paid
$4,000 a year; the other is paid $40,000.

Like every other man in business, I receive a certain number
of communications which are both unkind and unfair. Having red '
hair and a naturally quick temper, I used to let such letters hoist my a*
temperature considerably. Sometimes I carried them around in my
mind for several days, forming red hot phrases in reply,
Now I play a much meaner trick on the writers. I do not answer
them at all. I can imagine one of my critics golg down to the
front gate every morning to meet the postman, looking eagerly for
my answer, thinking up what he will say in his next outburst,
Day after day goes by, and no answer comes. The fire that was *
to burn me up, burns him up instead.
This method of dealing with one's enemies is rtaly not.
spectacular and maybe it is umanly. If so, I can reply only *th;.
as I grow older the glory of being appeals tW me lsN"s
and less in comparison with the cot Joys of 'pea
Life seems somehow too short for. and ao th at
income in these days is received not so much for what I do m 1 S
what I have learned not to do.
Palteco I hav learned, U24 is almost as ta: a work;:
M Ijudgment ly commands aat WN i ate
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Mrs. Sam Tannenbaum enter-
tained a number of the juvenile
friends of her daughter Hope El-
len last Tuesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Chas. Tannenbaum
in celebration of Hope Ellen's
fourth birthday anniversary. The
house was beautifully decorated
with kewpies and dolls of all kinds
and cut flowers. Games were
played and prizes were won by
Doris Goodman, Shirley Seitlin,
Irvin Futterfass and Marcie Adel-
man. During the afternoon good-
ies of all kinds were served to the
children. Among the children
present were Marcie Adelman,
Alvin Abramson, Doris Goodman,
Bortie Goodman, Stanley Tannen-
baum, Dorothy Joyce Feldman,
Rosalie Kotkin, Shirley Seitlin,
Gordon Buckanan, Irvin Futter-
fass, Rita Futterfass, Leslie Gold-
berg, Evelyn Vangilder and Vir-
ginia Meyers.

At the last bridge of the Ladies
Auxiliary of the Miami Jewish Or-
thodox Congregation which was
held at the vestry rooms of the
Synagogue, Mesdames Selma Sch-
wartz, Sam Meyerson and Sam
Marcus were the hostesses to quite
a large gathering. The door
prize was won by Mrs. H. M.
Drewitch. Prizes were given to
the high scores and refreshments
were served. The next card party
will be given at the Synagog ves-
try rooms and Mrs. Nathan Abr-
amson and Mrs. Harry Kotkin will
be the hosts on Tuesday, June 2.
The summer schedule of the
Ladies Auxiliary of the Miami
Jewish Orthodox Congregation
provides for business meetings to
be held on the third Tuesday of
every month and the meeting of
June will be held at the home of
Mrs. Morris Kotkin, 2496 Inagua
avenue, Coconut Grove. Card par-
ties will be held on the first Tues-
day of every month during the
summer season. Plans for a sup-
per are now being made and will
be announced in these columns
Dr. and Mrs. A. D. Halpern left
last Tuesday for New York city
on the Clyde Liner S. S. Mohawk.
At the pier to see them off were
a large number of friends who
brought many flowers and gifts to
the Halperns.
The committees in charge of
the picnic being given by the Beth
David Sisterhood at Hollywood
next Sunday are: Refreshments,
Mesdames Lewis Brown, Isidor
Cohen, Morris Dubler and Charles
Markowitz. In charge of games
and athletic contests are Messrs.
W. L. Williams, Max Goldstein, H.
H. Farr and S. C. Myers.
One of the most impressive and
entertaining events of the current
season was the farewell banquet
tendered to Dr. and Mrs. A. D.
Halpern last Sunday night by the
Workmen's Circle and its Woman's
club at the Workmen's Circle hall.
Mr. M. Silverman acted as the
toastmaster and introduced the
various speakers who deplored the
"fact that the guests were leaving
and spoke of the splendid work of
Dr. Halpern for the community.
Among those who spoke were Mr.
L. Elkin, secretary of the organ-
station and Mr. Harry I. Lipton
puglaqant attorney and vice pres-
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An appeal for the "Gewerkschaf-
ten Campaign Fund" was made
and $57 was donated. Evelyn
Slaviter, Lillian Kaplan and Har-
riet Katziff former pupils of the
Arbeiter Ring Schule sang Yid-
dish songs during the evening. On
behalf of the organization a beau-
tifully bound book containing a
collection of Yiddish folk lore was
presented to Dr. Kaplan and a
banquet of flowers was given to
Mrs. Halpern. With the singing
of Yiddish folk songs in which all
participated the banquet closed.
The card party of the Sister-
hood of Temple Israel which will
be held at the home of Mrs. P.
Scheinberg, 1777 S. W. 12th street
next Monday, June 1, at 2 p. m.
will be in charge of a committee
headed by Mrs. Scheinberg who
will be assisted by Mesdames Bert
L. Reisner, I. L. Seligman and
Gordon Davis. The reservations
for this "Dessert Bridge" may be
made by calling any member of
the committee. Prizes will be giv-
en for high scores and refresh-
ments will be served.

Loyalty club, auxiliary of Em-
unah chapter 175, O. E. S., spon-
sored a bridge party Wednesday
evening at the home of Miss Bea-
trice Shaff with Miss Mary Bar-
ber as assistant hostess.
Attending were Mrs. J. Zallis,
Mrs. M. B. Frank, Mrs. M. Cohen,
Mrs. A. Cohen, Mrs. Ed Reinman,
Mrs. M. Goldstein, Mrs. S. P. Co-
hen, Mrs. V. Eskenozie, Mrs. R. J.
Wallis, Mrs. S. Abenson, Mrs. M.
Hoffman, Mrs. M. Schoenfeld,
Mrs. Rosengarten, Mrs. Charles
Goldstein, Mrs. R. B. Kohl, Mrs.
C. Frankenstein, Mrs. M. Skalet,
Mrs. Max Shaff, Mrs. Bernard
Simons, Mrs. J. M. Fine, Mrs. Leo
Kaiser, Mrs. Mitchel Kupperberg,
Mrs. Sadye G. Rose, the Misses
Bertha Mendelson: Sadie Miholo-
witz, Pauline Schoenfeld, Edna
Schoenfeld, Daisy Shaff, Sara
Barber, Louis Raidman, Joseph M.
Fine, Robert J. Wallis and Ed-
ward M. Wolfe.
High score was won by Mrs.
J. Zallis; second highest, Mrs.
Mitchell Kupperberg; consolation
by Mrs. Victor Eskenozie. Mrs.
Rosengarten won the raffle. Re-
freshments were served.
The last meeting of the current
season for the Junior Chapter of
Hadassah was featured last Mon-
day night at Kaplan hall with an
interesting address by Dr. Harry
Simonhoff, president of the Mi-
ami Zionist District on "The
Background of Zionism." An open
Forum in which numerous ques-
tions were propounded to the
speaker then followed and a very
interesting discussion resulted. A
resume of the Junior Hadassah
activities in Palestine and Amer-
ica was then given by Mrs. Jo-
seph Williamson. In the musical
part of the program Mrs. Bertram
Raff sang several selections, and
Miss Lyl Chisling gave a reading.
The evening was celebrated as
Parents night and refreshments
followed the formal program.

A very interesting affair -was
the reception given by Mrs. Ida
Buckstein president of the Ladies
Auxiliary of the Miami Jewish
Orthodox Congregation to the
members of the society and their
husbands in the vestry rooms of
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On June 1st, 2nd and 3rd, the
Junior Hadassah is sponsoring a
theatre party at the Capitol The-
ater for the benefit of its Time
project. Each purchaser of a
ticket will be given a "Time"
book free. This will give the
purchaser of a ticket the oppor-
tunity to win a trip to New York
city free of charge.
Mr. Leo Kupferstein returned to
Miami this week after having
completed his first year of study
at the Southern Dental College in
Atlanta, Ga. He will spend his
summer vacation here and then
resume his studies in the fall.
Mrs. Lena Simon popular com-
munal worker of Miami and presi-
dent of the Loyalty club, auxiliary
of the Emunah chapter of the O.
E. S. left Miami last Saturday
for her summer vacation. She will
join her son in Atlanta, then will
go to New York and then spend
the balance of her vacation at
Norfolk, Va.
Rabbi S. M. Machtei extends his
personal thanks to the mothers of
the confirmants who by their ef-
forts were so greatly responsible


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Tendered by her in appreciation ol
the acts of cooperation on the parl
of the members it marked the
closing of the winter season of the
first year of the organization's
work, and the beginning of the
new summer season.
Games were played and prizes
were awarded. Assisting the hos-
tess in entertaining were Mrs.
Sam Tannenbaum and Mrs. Chas.
Tannenbaum. A salad course was
served at the close of the evening's
entertainment. Among the guests
present were Rabbi Isaac M. Wap-
ner, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wolf, Mr.
and Mrs. N. Abramson, Mr. and
Mrs. H. M. Drewitch, Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Mechlowitz, Mr. and
Mrs. S. Haas, Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Futterfass, Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Klein, Mrs. R. Beck, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Kotkin, Mr. and Mrs. M.
Kotkin, Mrs. Prager, Mr. and Mrs.
Max Rappaport, Mr. and Mrs.
Morris Rappaport, Mr. and Mrs.
Jack Pallott, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Vangiider, Mrs. L. Levitt, Mr. and
Mrs. E. Herman, Mr. and Mrs. N.
Adelman, Mrs. Frankenstein of
New York city, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Seitlin, Mrs. Sadye G. Rose,
Mr. and Mrs. Max Kupferstein,
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Marcus, Mr.
and Mrs. Max Halpern, Mr. and
Mrs. H. Simons, Mr. and Mrs. B.
Marx, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Feld-
man, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Tannen-
baum, Mrs. Sam Tannenbaum,
Mr. Leo Kupferstein, and Miss
Charlotte Rappaport.

Francis Kane one of Miami's
popular and versatile Jewish ar-
tists will appear for the first time
in a dramatic role when she will
take the part of "Jo" the princi-
pal part in Louisa Alcott's famous
"Little Women" which will be
presented by the Wing and Wig
club of the University of Miami
this afternoon and tonight. Mrs.
Motter the director of the club
promises that this will be one of
the best plays yet produced by the
organization at the Civic Theatre.
The unusual sale of advance seats
indicates a crowded house.

A very impressive affair was
the installation luncheon of the
Miami Chapter of Senior Hadas-
sah which was held at the Pala-
tial Kosher Restaurant when the
officers were formally inducted in-
to office. During the course of the
luncheon in charge of a commit-
tee headed by Mrs. Morris Dubler,
a corsage of various flowers
emblematic of the virtues each of
the incoming officers were to pos-
sess was presented by Mrs. Syd-
ney L. Weintraub. Reports were
presented of the financial status
of the organization by Mrs. Mil-
ton Weiner and of the work and
activities of the past year by Mrs.
Isidor Cohen the retiring presi-
dent. Mrs. Max Dobrin was the
toastmistress and formally install-

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for the success and beauty of the
Confirmation exercises last Sun-
day night at congregation Beth
David and for the reception that
followed. The Sisterhood Sunday
school committee and all those
who assisted are heartily thanked
by the rabbi.
Dr. A. E. Rosenthal, one of Mi-
ami's popular dentists is conval-
escing from a slight operation at
the Hospital last week. He will
resume his duties at his office
next week.
The Junior chapter of Miami
Hadassah will meet Monday eve-
ning, June 1, at the home of Miss
Sylvia Rayvis. All monies for
tickets should be brought in at
this meeting so that the accounts
may be closed. Reservations may
now be made for the banquet
which the organization is sponsor-
ing and which will be held shortly.

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Last Sunday night in the pres-
ence of a large audience of Miami
Jews very impressive confirma-
tion exercises were presented
when 19 boys and girls were con-
firmed at Beth David Synagogue.
The Synagoue proper was decor-
ated with palms and flowers in
conformity with Shvuoth customs
and enhanced the beauty of the
scene. A beautiful program was
presented as follows:
"How Good Are Thy Dwellings"
Cantor Louis Hayman.
Opening Prayer, Louis 1. Spec-
Hymn: "God Is In His Holy
Temple"." .
Address, Rabbi S. M. Machtei.
Decalogue (Hebrew): John
Kronenfeld, Louis Spector, Leon-
ard Tobin, Jerome Weiakle, Mau-
rice Cromer, Arnold Rubin, Aaron
Sonatina, (Schubert), Mrs. Dan-
iel Cromer, and Maurice Cromer.
Decalogue Interpreted: Bernice
Schwartz, Janet Markovitz, Rosa-
lyn Daum, Elsie Reisman, Jean-
nette Kronenfeld, Rose Berkowitz,
Evelyn Marks, Belle Tannenbaum,
Ida Engler, Nellie Shaff.
Piano Solo: Janet Markovitz.
I am A Jew: Leanord Tobin.
Shvuoth: Jeannette Spector.
Piano Solo: Seymour Rubin.
Women In Israel: Ida Engler.
Mission Of The Jew: Arnold
Violin Selection: Jerome Wein-
kle; Miss Lena Weinkle, Accom-
Piano Solo: Chas. Safer.
Valedictory: Jerome Weinkle.
Prayer Of Confirmants: John
Prayer Of Parents: Mrs. Chas.
Covenant: Aaron Goldenblank.
Piano Solo: Belle Tannenbaum.
Presentation Of Confirmation
Certificates: Mr. Lewis Brown,
W\. L. Williams.
Presentation Of Gifts: Mrs.
Lewis Brown.
Presentation Of Honor Certifi-
cates to Sunday School: Mrs.
Isidor Cohen.
Presentation Of Honor Emblems
Mrs. Morris Dubler.
Presentation Of Honor Certifi-

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Goldenblank, Jeannette Kronen-
feld, John Kronenfeld, Janet R.
Markovitz, Meyer Markovitz, Eve-
lyn M. Marks, Elsie Reisman,
Arnold Rubin, Bernice Schwartz,
Nellie N. Shaff, Jeannette Spec-
tor, Louis M. Spector, Belle Tan-
nenbaum, Leonard Tobin, and
Jerome H. Weinkle.
The meeting of the Senior Coun-
cil of Jewish Women under the
presidency of Mrs. Ben Watts was
held at Kaplan hall last Wednes-
day afternoon at. 2 p. m., pre-
ceded by a board meeting. Re-
ports of various committees were
read and a splendid address by
Mrs. John Campbell, 13th District
Director of the Florida Congress
of Parents and Teachers sijke on
"Child Health" in observance of
Child Health Day. Because of
Memorial day a paper "Flanders
Field" was read by Miss Bernice
Watts. A social hour then follow-
ed in charge of Mrs. Lewis Brown
chairman of the Hospitality com-
mittee. There will be no more
meetings until the fall business
meetings are resumed in October.

The Senior Council of Jewish
Women will sponsor a card party
on Tuesday, June 9, at 2 p. m. at
the home of Mrs. S. O. Grinberg,
1036 Washington avenue, Miami
Beach. The public is cordially in-
vited to attend. Prizes will be
given for high scores and refresh-
ments will be served.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Oliphant
left last Monday for New York
city where they will spend some
time. They will also visit rela-
tives and friends in Washington,
D. C., and Norfolk, Va.
Beth David will hold the clos-
ing outing of its Sunday school
and Talmud Torah next Sunday,
May 31, at Hollywood. Everyone
is to meet at the Synagogue at
9 a. m., where all cars will be
ready to ge to the picnic grounds
where the day will be spent in
games and sports. Transportation
will be furnished to those children
whose parents have no cars or
'who cannot accompany them.

cates to Talmud TorAh Pupils: Mr. Mrs. H.'M. Drewitch will leave
Louis Weinkle. by Clyde Line steamer next Tues-
Piano Solo: Jeannette. Kronen- day for a stay of several months
Flef in New York city where she will

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After the benediction by Rabbi early. fall.
Machtei the confirmants marched
out of the synagog and into the Meeting at
auditorium of the Talmud Torah Ruth Drewit<
where they were tendered a recep- Tau Sorority
tion by their parents. During the officers at w
reception tokens of appreciation bin was chos
were presented by the Sisterhood Natalie Pall
of Beth David to the faculty of Miss Ida Sa
the Sunday school; to Mrs. Isidor Miss Ruth D
Cohen, superintendent; Mrs. S, M. An initiative
Machtei, assistant superintendent; held on June
Miss Sylvia Farr, secretary, and number of n
to the instructors, Mrs. Harry inducted into
Oliphant, Misses Irene Farr, Bea- ganization.
trice Goldenblank, Miriam Schein-
berg, Adelle Segal, Lena Wein- Honor stud
kle, and to Rabbi S. M. Machtei. Talmud Tora
Dr. Machtei was also presented Rabbi S. M.
with gifts from the mothers of term are:
the confirmants and from the con- Isaac Ashken
firmants, and from the faculty. vian Cohen,
The rabbi responded with thanks nold Greenf
to the faculty and to the Sunday Benjamin La:
school committee for their spleo- Peretz Schein
did cooperation during the school der, Jacob SI
term. man, Gertrn
The confinrants were: Rose X. Weinkle and
Berkowit., M eoric J. '(omr, honor student
Rosalyn DOiW I_ ler, Aaron school are: H
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daughter. She is ex-
urn to Miami in the

; the home of Miss
:h, the Delta Sigma
held an election of
rhich Miss Pearl Rur
sen president, Miss
ott, vice president;
fer, secretary, and
rewitch treasurer.
on ceremony will be
7th, at which time a
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the rites of the or-

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lents of Beth David
ah as announced by
Machtei for the past
Solomon Alexander,
azi, Fred Bulbin, Vi-
Anna Feldman, Ar-
ield, Melvin Katz,
zar, Seymour Rubin,
berg, Paul Schnei-
eitlin, Blanche Selig-
ide -Shaff, Melvin
Stanley Zalis. The
ts for the Sunday
erbert Altschul, ars-
, .-

old Berkowite, Mildred Berkowitz,
Miriam Cohen, Sylvia Cohen,
Maurice J. Cromer, Rosalyn Daum,
Ida Engler, Phillip Goldman, Eve-
lyn Greenwald, Jeannette Kronen-
feld, John Kronenfeld, Thelma
Kronenfeld, Franklyn Markowitz,
Anna Leah Ruben, Arnold Rubin,
Peretz Scheinberg, Bernice Sch-
wartz, Howard Schwartz, David
Seitlin, Jackie Seitlin, Harry
Weiner, Jerome H. Weinkle, Jul-
ian Weinkle.

The Shvueth party given under
the auspices of Rabbi Lazarus
Axelrod of Miami Beach and the
Sisterhood of Beth Jacob last
Friday, attracted a large number
of adults and children. The chil-
dren who had been tcused from
attending school during the Holi-
day took part in the singing of
songs and were then presented'
with gifts and varied goodies
which had been provided by the
Sisterhood. The party came im-
mediately after the services had
been concluded at the Synagogue.
Beth Jacob Congregation of
Miami 'Beach would greatly ap-
preciate the services of any young
man or woman for its Sunday
school teaching staff. Those who
care to volunteer are urged i o
communicate with the Rabbi.

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servide.. -Mrs. AUk !asteoff *.was
the orAtniat ,aid;, .aind Mrs.
Harry Halpern sang in the choir.
In the evening, the home of Mr.
and Mrs. A. Kerman was the scene
of the reception held by the par-
ents of the confirmands. The hos-
tesses were Mrs. Dave Feldman,
Mrs. David Moses, Mrs. Maurice
Pastroff and Mrs. Carl N. Her-
Last Sunday evening, at 6
o'clock, Mr. and Mrs. A. Kerman
entertained the confirmands, their
parents and Dr. and Mrs. Carl N.
Herman at a buffet supper.

At the Tuesday meeting of the eral piano selections and she was
West Palm Beach Rotary Club, Iaccorded a splendid ovation. A

Dr. Carl N. Herman, a Rotarian,
spoke on the subject: "The Voca-
tion of a Rabbi."
The regular semi-monthly meet-
ing of the Beth El Sisterhood was
held at the home of Mrs. Jack
Barash, 1504 Florida avenue, at
which time the report of the sup-
per given last Sunday night at
the Community House was read
showing a decided financial suc-
The Beth El Sisterhood is spon-
soring a card party at the home
of Mrs. B. Wax 413 33rd street, to
which all members and friends are

invited. The proceeds will be used
Mrs. R. Yunis accompanied by towards the maintenance of a
her daughter Helen will leave the Rabbi. Prizes will be given and
latter part of this week to visit refreshments will be served.
friends and relatives in Boston, .
Mass. They are expected to re- A dance will be sponsored short-
turn the latter part of the sum- ly for the benefit of Beth El Sis-
mer. terhood and will be in charge of a
Committee headed by Mrs. Mary
nual school picnic of Temple Israel Schrebnick, Mrs. Jack Barash an I
will be held at Ft. Lauderdale. The Mrs. Irving Moss.
,.Mrs. Irving Moss.

Keiorm Jewish congregation of
West Palm Beach will join in this
picnic. All parents and children
are asked to meet at Kaplan hall
at 10 o'clock so that we may all
go up to Fort Lauderdale in a'

Dr. and Mrs. Jacob H. Kaplan
Thursday from Quincy, Fla.,
where they attended the State
convention of Exchange Clubs,
Dr. Kaplan being one of the speak-
Dr. and Mrs. Jasob H. Kaplan
intend to remain in Miami all sum-
mer but will spend a few weeks
at Miami Beach.
The regular meeting of the A.
Z. A. (Jr. Bnai Brith) organiza-
tion held at Temple Israel last
Wednesday night adopted the un-
official "A. Z. A. Scandal Sheet
(a mimeographed bulletin) as the
paper of the 4lub. The dance
which had been postponed because
of the confirmations recently held
will be given at Kaplan hall on
Sunday, May 31, at 8 p. m. when
punch will be served free of
charge. Music has been provided
and an enjoyable evening is prom-
ised the audience.


Reform Jewish congregation
Beth Israel will hold its regular
services, Friday evening at 8:10
o'clock. Dr. Carl N. Herman will
officiate and speak on the sub-
ject: "Beth Israel Congregation-
The Past Year and The Year
Ahead." This will be the last ser-
vice with sermon until next Sep-

At the confirmation service last
Sunday morning, Sylvia Felga,
Herbert Kerman, Jane Uns and
Morton Prager were confirmed, A
fine congregation a-.dd theO

One of the finest events in the
history of West Palm Beach was
the annual "Shvuoth" supper and
-oncert sponsored by the Beth El
Synagogue at the Community
House last Sunday night. A splen-
did "milchige" supper was served
at long tables set in the spacious
hall which was splendidly decor-
ated for the event. After the sup-
per Mr. Joseph Lesser prominent

half hour's musical entertainment
showing the remarkable abilities
of the players was then presented
by the "Symphony Trio" consist-
ing of Al Moss at the violin,
Adolph Race at the cello and Dr.
Nathan Blicher at the piano. A
series of terpsichorean numbers
were then presented through the
Chalfonte Players in which the
pupils of the school, several of
whom were the children of the
members of the congregation, took
part. The concluding number was
the "Poll Parrot" act also presen-
ted through the courtesy of the
same institution. Active in the
arrangement of this splendid eve-
ning were Mrs. Mary Schrebnick
and Mrs. Jack Barash.

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We hear it, read it, sense it in the very air, "roughage." It's
the slogan of the swivel-chair patriot, whose colon has been on a
strike for the last twenty rubber-tired years. Treat 'em rough, these
tired, lazy-stuffed colons; just got to have roughage!
-and repented of the sins right away,-the first victory for roughage
Well, the prodigal son ate the husks which the swine didn't take
so to speak. Then he lost no time getting back to the fatted calf-
the smooth diet.
Let's talk about bran-shorts, "tailings," husks of wheat, or what
have you? The sort recommended by solemn physicians, smug dieti-
cians and artful manufacturers; and let's talk sense.
I have not found one in twenty-five routine investigations, upon
whom bran had the least effect in obstinate constipation. 'I have
tested carefully in my own case; I might as well have taken that
much Portland cement, so far as laxative effect was noticeable.
Sometimes I wonder how many pecks of bran one would have to
eat, to acquire a single grain of iron? And what form of iron?
Possibly a trace of ferrous oxide-rust! There is as much iron in a
single Blaud pill as there is in a bushel of wheat bran,-so there.
One of the latest and best books I have found, condemns
"roughage" as a routine procedure in lazy colons-a practice that
may actually do serious harm, and I agree most emphatically. The
"smooth diet" is far more rational to coax the weary organ back to
normal function; I do not believe in whipping the tired horse to re-
store his vigor.
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Darkness and Dawn

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When silence fell upon those
who worshipped a true man, Isaac
dropped his salute, felt for his
chair, gathered his instrument to
himself and then drew his bow
across the waiting strings. The
'cello rippled like laughter. Those
who listened felt the exhiliration
of their first days at camp, fol-
lowed by their joyful embarka-
tion. They could hear the disson-
ant confusion of the noises of New
York Harbor streaming up against
the wash of the sea against the
sides of their transport. Every per-
son who had been a part of that
host of heroes, lived over the anx-
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master musician advanced through
his program, it was as though he
were painting pictures. The sil-
ence of the submarine zone gave
way to the clatter of landing in
Brest. Again the notes danced,
sang, marched and stirred men's
blood. Isaac forgot that silenced
throng; bending over his instru-
ment, he lived again those eager
days of advancement towards the
Zone of Action. His 'cello talked,
laughed, sobbed and leaped to
frenzy-the frenzy of war. Those
who listened, even the unmusical,
knew that they were hearing
something unique, something be-
yond words, something thrusting
through the veil of human life
from above. As the members -of
D Company listened to the final
number, they knew that their
Lieutenant was again groping in
darkness, as he had groped when
disastofell upon him. Strong men
wept, unashamed.
Rachael Bloomstein, seated in
the. wings, heard the instrument
throb like a giant's heart and then
mute into an aching calm: when
the calm had become absolute, free
even from the flares of disson-
ance, the dissonance that had
streaked up against the theme-
motive of battle, she who had
mothered this man's genius knew
that the man in front of the foot-
lights was capturing in music the
dawn of a light that had never
become dimmed: the dawn that
had recreated his soul.
When the last burst of thunder-
ous applause had been answered,
and after she had rescued the ex-
hausted musician from his own
men, Rachael stood alone with
Isaac Baker. As she pulled on
the corduroy 'cello case, she whis-
"You were divine. I expected
you to take the house by storm,
but tonight you have surpassed hu-
man expectation." She saw the
man grope towards her, his arm
outstretched. She could hear him
insisting, "I owe everything to

you, Rachael."
"Nonsense," she managed to
protest; "you owe your success to
the talent which God has given to
you, cultivated by your own splen-
did courage." She felt the man's
arms encircle her: his words seem-
ed to be coming out of dream-
"I recognize the truth of all that
you are saying, but it was you who
showed me the dawn. Rachael, if I
were not blind If I had a
man's right I would fall in
love with you.
All of the inhibited love of long
months of self-control rose within
the heart of Rachael Bloomstein.
Flinging her arms around Isaac's
neck, she kissed his sightless eyes,
"You speak of a man's right!
You offer blindness as a barrier
between our hearts. It is you
who have brought the Dawn of
Love to me. Love is like your
divine music, it surmounts every
Into the silence of that blessed
moment came the noise of some-
one at the door.
"What do you want?" choked
the Son of the Muses.
"Mr. Raffbloom is out here; ha
wants to sign you up for a tour
of the world."
The voice that answered was
tremulous with emotion:
"Please ask Mr. Raffbloom to
excuse me tonight. I am setting
out to the Land of Dawn."
The End)
"Why don't you get out and
hustle? Hard work never killed
anybody," counseled the philoso-
phical gent.
"You're mistaken dar, boss," re-
plied Rastus, making a touch.
"Ah'se lost foah wives dat way."


When the human needs press
Take the time to hum a song.
Banish visions of despair,
Seem to know they are'nt there.

When the mortal problems press,
Sing a song of gratefulness.
Gratitude for little things,
Often times great blessing brings.

When "in clover" going strong,
Take time out to hum a song.
Sing a song of joy, and praise,
With a though of other days.

"Begin Bumped black and blue,"
says Ambulating Amelia, "is a
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