Today and Tomorrow
By Frank Parker Stockbridge
NAMES .. nation-wide study
What is the commonest name
Right--it's Smith. But in Brook-
lyn, N. Y., and the Borough of
the Bronx there are more Cohiens
than Smiths, and in The Bronx,
almost entirely populated by
Jews, there are also more people
named Schwartz and Miller.
A study qf the telephone books
and city directories of the whole
nation has just been made, and
shows that the names which ap-
pear oftenest are, in order of their
frequency, Smith, Johnson, Brown,
Williams, Jones, Miller, Davis,
Anderson, Wilson and Moore.
Smith is a universal name. It
means the worker in metals and
it is the same whether Johnson
is usually Seandinavian in this
country, but it is also English and
Scotch. The Browns may have
started out as Brauns or Le Brun,
but the more likely to be of Eng-
lish descent. Williams and Jones
are straight Welsh, as are the
The Millers are another inter-
national family, Mueller and Mou-
lineaux being other spellings. The
Andersons and Wilsons are Scotch
of course, and who ever heard of a
person named Moore who didn't
Trace back to the Emerald Isle ?
Just as news comes that the
gold deposits in the Witwaters-
rand in South Africa, which in
MORE THAN- TWICE AS MUCH LOCAL JEWISH NEWS AS ANY OTHER PAPER
Vol. V.--No. XXIX Miani, Florida,, Friday, July 15, 1932 Price: Five Cents
Questions from the audience will recent years has produced more
be answered by the speakers. than half of the world's annual
supply of yellow metal, are be-
Orlan o Colege ginning to "peter out", as miners
Orlan o Colege pisturesquely express it, comes
the news of the discovery of what
Is Orgranized may turn out to be the world's
greatest bonanza district in north-
Plans for establishing an Or- enMnhra
lando College of Music and Art O. L. Cranfelt, a mining engin-
with Clarence Carter Nice, for- eer, reports that he found an area
mer director of the Rollins Col- 350 miles long and nearly as wide
legeconervaoryof msic asin which all the indications are
president have been announced, that there is more gold readily
thecolegeto penin eptmband cheaply obtainable than in
with a faculty composed of a num an mingdsrcthtaser
ber of leading musicians and art- be eeoe ntewrdshs
ists of national reputation. to.
A bord o trstee wil be If this proves true and it is
composed of eight local business fudfail o oegest
and professional men, six others develop this new gold field, the
from different sections of the inevitable result will be a great
state, all distinguished for civic enlargement of the world's money
leadership, and a number of north-supywt coeqntirae
ern patrons of art from northern *o omdt pie n e
centrs.spurt of prosperity. That is ex-
All branches of music and art actly what has followed every
are to be taught from the elemen- great gold strike in the past.
tary beginning to the final prep- One of the important underly-
aration for a professional career igcue ftepeetwrd
and t i th beief f te lcalwide economic distress is the fail-
sponsors that this new school and ure of the gold supply to keep pace
the other worthwhile schools of with the increasing demand for
music and art will attract to Flor- ney nd rdisbeduo
ida students from all over Amer-
ica. Members of the preparatoryIORE
faculty have been chosen so that Hossrecmn bakit
(Continued on page 4) use more rapidly than at any time
since the war. Farmers are not
hurried back to Miami, arriving returning to the old horse and
here Saturday mornidk. beggy, or using horses to haul
Melvin was an active student commodities to distant markets,
of the Beth David Talmud Torah but they dire finding, this year,
and Sunday school and made high that the good old reliable horse ;s
marks there as well as in school. a more economical source of pow-
Funeral services were held Sun- er for plowing and general farm
day at the Anern ,Funeral Home, work than the motorized tractor,
Rabbi Dr. Jacob H. Kaplan offi- It takes money to buy gasoline
dating. Interment was in the and almost any far m can raise
Beth David section of the City enough fodder for the necessary
information chargingg them
ith burglary filed by the County
elicitor's office, and Gibb B.
enry and John A. Henry have
charged with receiving stolen
ood, etc. Herbert Hazlett was
ed for the Juvenile Court. I~n
signed confession of the gang
setadmitted that this was the
ond time he had robbed the
ngue, the first time about
The Federal Prohibition author-
eswere advised of the robbery
dthe subsequent recovery of
rtof the wine, and have an-
ucdthat they will assign in-
ecosto the case*
Those taking part in the recov-
yof the wine and in the appre-
sinof the thieves were Det.
t.E. W. Melchen, Detectives
Hancock, R. Jester, J. H. Wil-
ms, J. O. Barker and H. G*
ward, and officers H. S. Fro-
nPappy and R. Jackson.
Gerge Christensen pleaded
11ty and was sentenced to 3
;ears in the Penittentary at Rai-
ord; ~Wallace Hamlin and Oliver
'hompson pleaded guilty and sen-
ence was suspended indefinitely
y Judge Collins in the Criminal
lourt last Thursday.
Resolutions of thanks were
adopted by' the Board of Directors
f the Congregation at a special
Honorable Ruth Bryan Owen,
House of Representatives,
Washington, D. C.
IV3y dear Representative Owen:
Your decision to submit your
resignation from the House of
Representatives and permit your
successor to be elected without de-
lay, evidences your sincerity and
The principal objection to the
"lame duck" session is that it per-
mits a defeated Member to remain
in the House for a session after
his defeat, where he may possibly
obstruct legislation and be unre-
sponsive to the will of the ele~-
torate. Such objection is not
valid as applied to the quality of
statesmanship which you repre-
Because of the service which you
have rendered, and will render, to
your State and the Nation, I re-
quest that your resignation be not
Very sincerely yours,
(Signed) JOHN N. GARNER.
meeting last Tuesday night thank-
ing the officers for the splendid
work accomplished by them in the
matter. Copies of the resolutions
were sent to the City Commission,
to the City Manager and to the
Director of -Publie Safety.
Wine Robbery Ruth Bryan Owen
Is Solved Will not Resign
The following letters have been
With the robbers of the wine received by The Jewish Floridian
from the Miami Jewish tOrthodox from Ruth Bryan Owen, congress-
Conregtio cofesin, te sr-woman from this district who
Congegaionconessig, he er-was recently defeated for reelec-
ies of robberies of which the Con- to:
gregation was a victim was clear-n
yd upthis eek.July 11, 1932
Last Friday morning Mr. Max TeJws lrda,
Kupferstein upon going to .theMimFa
Synagogue discovered that the M erM.Eio:
vault containing the wine had
been entered and 154 bottles of I am enclosing herewith corres-
wine stolen. Entry was made pondence between Speaker Garner
by a large section of the wall be- and myself which is self-explana-
ing broken into. Report of the tory.
robbery was immediately made to I Owing to the personal request
the local detective bureau by Mr. 'of the Speaker, I will not press
Nathan Adelman the president of ~the matter of my resignation any
the Congregation, and detectives further, and have so notified Mr.
assigned to the case. Wilcox.
Detective Barker of the identi. Very sincerely yours,
fiction bureau of the Departmentl RUTH BRYAN OWEN.
photographed the scene of the rob.i M. C.
berg and there found several finger ---
rints one of which was found July 7, 1932
obe that of Herbert Hazlett one
f the self confessed thieves. Of- HnrbeJh .Gre,
cer Froman late Friday night H ersnaie,
found that an attempt had beenWah o D.C
mae to sell Jewish wine to atten- M pae:
dants at the Firestone Service Sta-
tion at 12th Ave., and Flagler St. I supported the passage of the
and on investigation found that legislation abolishing the "lame
Geo hillps o theGulSericeduck" session not only because I
'Station had hauled the wine frombevditobemroiusut
$hef Srnarog to various addresses. because it was the consensus of
Prompt work on the part of the overn-im amiiRte her~yto~ we e t
detective department resulted in M represent ha dba new y-eed to
the immediate apprehension of taem hr s ouwit beu y.mie t
Wallace in the Firestone Apart- Itk i e who dly
ents in whose apartment some' Therefore, desiring to carry out
fthe wine was found. Oliver the expressed wish of my people,
hmpson another of the gang I will submit to you my resigna- j
found with some of the wine tion, to become effective on No-
orge Christiansen and Herbert member 4th, thus carrying into
azett were then apprehended effect at once in my District what
confessed the robbery and told the ratification of this legislation
hepolice that the wine was ait will put mnto effect in the entr*
home of Gibb B. Henry, 2106 Nation.
E. Second Ave. There 83 b'ot- Sincerely yours,
esof the wine was recovered. RUTH BRYAN OWEN. I
George Christensen, Wallace M. C.
amlin and Oliver Thompson have ---
en held for the Criminal Courtl July 8, 1932
The Test at Hand
Wherever one w alk ese
days in the Greater Miami dis-
trict among the Jewish citizens,
be they young or old, the topic
of discussion is: Will the Jews
ever get together for the com-
mon good of all? Will they ever
submerge their own selfish de-
sires so that the greatest good
may be accomplished for the
The cause for all this discus-
sion is the recent meeting held
at the old Library building un-
der the joint auspices of the
B'nai Brith and the Young Men's
Club. An attendance that sur"
prised everyone and particularly
the officers of both organizations
greeted the first call to the Mi-
ami Jews. However, as is usual
cit such meetings, the orators
came to the fore. They orated
at length and as a result little
was done. Some of the men at-
tending realizing the necessitV
for saving the situation wisely
moved- the appointment of a
joint committee to submit plans.
This was done.
Next Thursday evening the
test of what Miami Jewry wants
done; whether or not it is ready
to work jointly for the common
good; the solution to what is
the problem of the day regard.
ing Jewish activities; all will
be determined once and for all.
To .the leaders of both organiz-
ations under whose auspices the
meeting has been called, we re-
spectfully urge: It is admitted
that both of you have done some
good work, and that this fact
should be recognized. It would
have been a very splendid thing
for both organizations to con-
tinue, but this has been conceded
a ell ni h impossible. Why
no or the common good of all
Miami Jewry recognize this fact
and, come prepared to give up
your identity if by doing that,
all Miami Jewry will be united
for the common cause and the
The test is here .. It must
be met .. It is the duty of
every Miami Jew, old or young,
athletically or socially inclined,
to attend this meeting. Come
prepared to do and act for the
common good, not merely to make
speeches and delay action. We
have sufficient faith in the com-
mon sense and good judgment
of all Miami Jews to believe that
if calm consideration and ma-
ture reflection is given this mat-
ter, some real good will come of
ATTEND THIS MEETING
and HELP FOR THE GOOD OF
B01 DIes After
Ten year old Melvin Schwartz,
he son of Mr. and Mrs. Meiyer
~chwartz of, this city died late
Saturday evening after a brief
Illness of several days. The boy
vas taken ill Tuesday and. taken
o the Jackson Memorial Hospital
here his condition was pronoun-
ed grave. The boy developed
meningitis among other complica,
ions, and Thursday evening his
other who was away on a visit
o her parents in New+York city
vas'bdvised of hieryondition azid
Joint Glub Meet-
ing to Be Held
The much awaited meeting to
consider the final plans for the
formation of a City wide Jewish
organization will be held next
Thursday evening, July 21st, at
the Library building S. W. 16th
Ave. and Fifth St., beginning at
8 p. m. At this meeting the re-
port of the joint committee of
fifteen, representing the local
B'nai Brith Lodge, the Young
Men's Club of Miami and the city
.at large will be presented for con-
The meeting Dvill be held under
)the auspices of the B'nai Brith
Lodge and the Young Men's Club
and the Jewish citizens of Miamli
are urged to attend this impor-
The original plans call for the
formation of an organization un-
der which all Jewish ~activities of
the city, excepting religious work,
will be coordinated for the common
good. Stanley C. Myers of the
B'nai Brith Lodge and Max Oro-
vitz of the Young Men's Club are
in charge of arrangements.
F. W. Andress and Abe Arono-
vitz will be speakers at the week-
ly forum at 8 p. m. Saturday in
Hiway park, S. W. 27th Ave. and
Dixie highway. The topic will be
Public Utility Rates In Miami."
?ageTwo ~ 1~1~ J~nrUP rrrvr*ru~
of the installation of its new of-
fieers. The drum and bugle corps
will give a drill and will play
and there will be special dance
and vaudeville features. Among
the entertainers who will appear
on the program are Tom Wmnston'
baritone; Ruby Showers Baker,
contralto; Miss Estelle Rattray
Iand Art Stanley, dancers, who will
appear in acrobatic and tap
Officers who will be inaugurated
are Robert Fennell, president;
Harrison McCready, Mitchell Wolf-
son and Clarence L. Wheat,, vice
presidents; Mojo Orr, secretary;
A. C. Nauple, treasurer; H. G.
Dooley, national counselor, and
Owen Pittman, jr., and Dr. A. C.
Fennell, directors. A large atten-
dance is expected on this occasion
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and Jack Rice. enl
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kahn n
son Arthur are expected to a adn
in Miami for a visit of several
weeks from their home in Eliza.
beth, N. J. Mrs. Kahn was a
prominent~ member of the Ema.
nah ChE~pter O. E. 8. during her
stay in Miamir several Years -ago.
As we go to press the formag
installation of the officers of the!
A. Z. A. (Junior B'nai Brith) or.
ganization is being held at Kap-.
lan hall. A program of entertain-
ment will follow the formal cere-
monies and then bridge will be
played. Refreshments has been
provided for the guests attending.
And Trying To Maintain A Living
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The Radio'Synagog wIt~ Aneboae rornme of et r
~Inaugural ball of the junior cham-
The Radio Synagog next Sun- ber of commerce which will be
day, in the absence of Rabbi S. given at Coral Gables Country
M. Machtei will hear a sermon on 1 lha .m audyi oo
"Are We Still a Chosen People"
by Herbert Ul. Feibleman, a prom-
inent attorney of this city. The
usual congregational singing by
the choir will be heard. The Junt
ior Radio Synagog will present
Herbert Goldman in the prayer,
Marvin Rubin in the Bible Lesson
"My Brother's Keeper" and a
sermonette "Thou Shalt Not Lie"
by Leonard Tobin.
was a home run. Goldstein pitch-
ed good ball and would have won
his game but for the unsteady sup.
port of his infield.
The third game of the series
will be played this coming Sunday
at the same field. All players are
urged to attend.
A new membership committee
xa Sappointeda c nisin Mx
Scih rtz. The roestir c dmitte
w thanked for its good work
wrasthe chairman, Mr. M. Gross-
Plans for the smoker that the
I club will hold soon were discuss-
ed and more news about this af-
fair was promised at the next
Mildred Greenberg and Ellouise
King, students of piano of the
Conservatory of Music of the Uni-
versity of Miami, will be heard
in a piano recital 5 p. m. Sunday
at Recital hall, N. E. Second Ave.
and 14th St. The recital will be
the last of the series of musicals
and recceptions honoring the stu-
dents attending the university
summer session. ?3uThe two iani~sts
will be assisted by Ehizabeth Yates
soprano, and Cecil Wall, pianist. /
The mid-summer sport dance I
being sponsored by the Junior
Council of Jewish Juniors will be
held at the Coral Gables Country
Club Sunday evening, July 24th.
A splendid program of entertain-
ment will be presented for the
benefit of the guests. The public
is invited to attend. Tickets ~may
be obtained from any member of
the committee. In charge of ar-
rangements are Miss Sylvia Drei-
sen, Mrs. Jack Simon, Mrs. J. Le-
sosonons++++oosoo ocoo ooo
Dr an r.SlLw n hpafar ob ie yte
Mr.Cooe ofNwYr iyJno Hdsa ilb e
wer th usso r n r.aoadtePrt hp"etn
Ma appr as ekoe ocked t MaiRvr n h
the Hoias hysetsvrlAeMna vnnAgs .
Among ~ ~ ow ths woaedd the ple towirds th e anvnua dues tEn
Beta Thoet Nu dncew last riday tenirtainmet wil bel prvied
nig ht wuere: Wilia Caln woselaeromr and noveloadth irt Si rNe- n
including Louis Clan, Mis hrg ofeloce ararngemi ier nts is i
Mille Dreidas. hyen, a ilim Mssvra Bede Goldaeenblan, general char
dSylia Dresen, rEdundieo Roskind, man hi ening assst oed by Mrs.
Miss olli Mille ofBrig ene Rotl ffoty e and Mrs Vnee
ham, Da Taaah Milnn -Crorrer.a Reservat ionsma be a
Dmot g Wasermano Boston.e The public ioas urged toa ttend. En
de~tahe an e ata heeM lsridhia Thetainmnua picic beof thed Itr
CongtryCu were: WlIren Fapar, nao tional Workers Orde postponed
Sylvrtiae Farr arahof1 Blesein tta rechentlbease of the deathd of
Bnluestin an Leoui Kupper. Mi"Abe Dok will be helont iSunda
Mr. and Mres.n Phtilipm Bekoitz Refreshmentswllk be served call
and son Do~snalEd re now ind New da ad lunches illb aserved at Ms
Ming their smmler vcton. They and- Cother conesvtios will beprvdd
arek Mexpected to retunibu and ais2-1 good tme s. pofromse all
four weseks.n wfBsnho attend. Nominal charge will
Myher Fida who waede hs a pa- *
tient' ac at the Vctorial Memoil *h *nua *ini ofteIt
Hospital lu isnw at his hoe ar in Mr. nd Mrs. Leonrd Epstein
theWodeviewPrr Sapar ltmiEt eents.r anouc ueo the bir th of abb il
Jlas1th Tusday Moth Ier Cand bab
MR abbi A.s. KhleinfBeldanounr are reshetin nicely besre
with the Beth David Cow ngrega LtModay a lnce ight the Hebrvew
tion. Het hasevera offer s underAtleticad t Clu hel Smit'rgulr
cons hidrato atther preseint time.etn and ote othes w boaprdogovier-
are xpetedto etun i abu'nor elected were; M. Gromssman,
Mor. Herert. U. Feileanre D. Schwartz I.Hrchrg G. M.
D. he e he attne the an-e Mr. A. Grosmn was h h
tinu al con ention ofi th eC omr-a copimne onte ulti e
csital awo Lagu ofs Ameria is r pulihng for cluba~ news call
the~~~~~~~e thdriwaatmns none Itherviewr.Thi will beb g
Mrs Wila Cne he daugh- publshd weeklyand will conain
tr Mbidre and soenfl Edward left news of l ncelubatiie.
orth durin weh aich they wil -l vist H. A. C i n ig the Volybl eague
rtivn es and fvriend inr Chaerls atthle Bch slbhoeld that the He-
tosdeaio, Was hintn Nrewe York, brew boys were inseond plaoe -
Pittburg an ote ciisTe n the league ad were M rshowing
exepHetorbertur he Feia rly pr ,Shartz sign ofrch gra mrvm. M
of C Sheptemb ttneer TheMr handal trourn amen was
I ised ah nd quitafew entry wil b
t Missre Ruths Devichd enertined lns hfave clbee rceivited hru
rea numer of friends adinnehr last h eihFoida.Mr rzs
i hohmltringr1 a tib l chd hae beenh dh ted tantiotu me-:
Stanley Kiirstein of Washington,
D. C., is visiting Mr. 'and Mrs.
Sam Merson of this city.
Mrs. I. Eisenstein is a patient
at Jackson Memorial Hospital as
the result of a fall in which she
sustained a factured hip.
t .ns there will be about 85 en-
The Regulars beat the Yanni-
gans 12-10 in Diamond ball at
Flamingo park Sunday. Batteries
for the Regulars, Schwartz aid
Golden; for the Yannigans, Gold-
stein and Kuper. The feature hit-
tigo te da s of Schwart ,
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The Way of Life
Sman whose son gaduated
from college in June was asking
what I thought about a post gra-
duate course in the Harvard Bus.
"I don't assume any school can
teach a boy how to succeed," he
said. "What I want is to have
my son learn something about
the history of business."
He proceeded to illustrate from
his own experience. Until 1904
he was a newspaper reporter, but
that year he took a job with the
manufacturing concern of which
he is now the head.
In 1907, when he was just be-
ginning to get under way, along
came a pamc.
"We cleared away the wreckage
and started again," he said, "but
in 1910 there was a strike which
tied up our plants, destroyed part
of our property and disrupted our
"Suddenly the war, and the
slump was transformed into a
boom! But don't imagine the
boom was any picnic. To be sure,
the orders rolled in from every
side, but prices of raw material
sky-rocketed, our capital was
limited, and I wore out my shoes
and got grey headed borrowing
money from one bank to pay back
"Then the war ended, and w% ~
took an awful beating in our in-
ventory. Then the 1920-22 de-
pression. Then another boom.
"And now this.
"It would be advantageous to
my boy, I believe, if he were fam-
iliar with this sequence of events,
if he knew the ups and downs not
only ofi modern business but Of
business through the ages. May-
be he would come into life with-
out the illusion which has handi-
capped so many of us--that there
is any such thing as 'normal' in
the sense of permanently settled
conditions and uninterrupted pro-
I thought these were very wise
As far back as I cani remember
I have been hoping and planning
for a time when I should be "com-
fortably fixed." At first I thought
Sif I could ever accumulate $20,-
1000 in good safe bonds I'd have
an income of $1,000 a year and
then I could look out with philo-
sophic calm! upon the foibles of
The only progress I have made
during the past three years has
been in health. I try to ride horse-
back more, swim more, play more
golf, and keep generally tough
and supple. I'm quite sure that
as long as I live I shall have to
keep hustling--that just about
the timle I get everything nicely
/fixed something will happen.
STAIMPS .. and their value
Many readers have written me
to ask the value of old stamps in
their possession since I wrdte
something about the prices some
rare stamps bring. I am not an
authority on stamps, but experts
tell me that the value of any giv-
en stamp is what it will bring at
auction, where stamp prices are
Most stamp dealers are honest,
but one man who sent a very rare
stamp to a dealer found himself '
victimized. The dealer paid him
$165 for the stamp, then sold it
for $7,500. The original owner
sued the dealer and the courts
have ordered him to pay the diff~er-
The best way to find out whbeth,
or an old stamp has value is to
send a photograph of it to the
American Phillatelle Sciety, Den.
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The cash value of the materials cradle of the human race may
in the human body has fallen off have an object which is as yet~
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Friday, July 15, 1982
A Little Corner of Jewry
(Reprint, B'nal Brith Magazine)
One sails south-east from New
York, and some hundred miles off
the coast of South America come's
to the small island of Curacao,
oe of the lesser Antilles of
Americans who travel that way
know Curacao as the bargain-
hunter's happy hunting ground;
for little or no duty is~ levied on
the goods Curacao imports. So
IRriday,. July 15., 1982
e g Three
the incredulous American.
"We have been very faithful,
Going: Back Thirty Years
(Reprint, B'nal Brith Magazine)
Thirty years ago when, in many
communities, public educational
facilities were still meager, Jew-
ish organizations were on their
own account performing secular
educational functions of their own
In many a city manual training
was still unknown in the public
schools, but Jewish organizations
were conducting manual training
schools. The Jewish "kitchen gar-
den" was providing instruction in
domestic arts long before public
education came to this.
The playgrounds of Jewish in-
stitutions were delighting and
safeguarding Jewish children be-
fore playgrounds came generally
rio be regarded as prime essentials
to social welfare.
"These," said the Jewish organ-
izations, "are our people. As eiti-
sens of this community they are
entitled to the best that education
has to give, to the end that they
may be the worthiest of citizens.
Since the general community
seems unable or unwilling to pro-
vide its citizens with a full meas.
ure of education, it is our duty
to do this for our people in its
So many a Jewish community
taxed itself for functions which
the local government ought to
have performed. Indeed, the first
classes in citizenship, by which
immigrants were made ready for
naturalization, were under Jewish
NT, thit, .dr l t e
unconfessed. Maybe when the
cradle is brought out of retire-
ment the race is to occupy it
again--evidence being strong that
the race is getting into its sec-
I've lost you, I've lost you,
And I am distraught;
Alike comfort and sympathy
Now avail me naught.
Come back to nie, please,
I won't mind if you're wild;
I'll no more be cross with you,
My buddy, my child.
I miss your morning kiss,
Your warm body at night
As you'd curl up against me
With a sigh of delight.
I took you for granted,
Did nothing to hold you,
And now that you're gone
I long to enfold you.
Just name your own pleasure,
I'll do anything you say-
I'll walk with you at midnight
And play with you all day.
I'll perform miracles for you,
I'll even like the fog,
If you'll only come back to me,
Do you wonder today what
The postman will bring
As he travels along your way ?
Will there be a letter from
Friends who are near,
Or from those who are far away?
Will the missive impart
Some joy to the heart,
about 50 per cent since the slump
began, and is still going down.
Whereas, for the last two or three
weeks hogs have steadily gone up.
Laugh that off.
If the new theory is true that
America was discovered long be-
fore Columbus or Eric the Red
by wanderers from the South
Seas, they have had plenty of
time to make good their escape.
No sense in forming a posse to
Igo after the culprits now.
Deserving prominent mention
among those enterprises that
would be self-liquidating is the
Water from the River Styx
ought to make excellent mucilage.
If a woman is afflicted with
kelptomania she always takes
something for it.
It is an art to paint a work
of art and it is still more of an
art to sell it.
Some women are so curious that
they will listen to advice just to
find out what it's like.
A bachelor should learn to say
"no." He can never tell when
some widow may propose to him.
I I I
The man \vho is always going
to do a lot of great things usual-
ly ends by doing a few small
A newly elected member of the
in Willemstad, ow, r y years a er, we se'"I~ YC1 CL~)~
iny Wilestd the chie port, on e pJewish communities taking up
maybuyFrech ood aschep-such burdens again. One reads
it...almost as in Paris and.1sas' ofl Je~tffsh-~IrE'ni~;~or~ Eltz chs Usilitingy
nese goods as cheaply as in Tokyo.soilndeutoaluistht
A Jewish traveler, entering al- hv alnfo h vrudnd
ostanyWilemtadstresoo Ihands of local governments. Here
accosted by the friendly voice aJws omnt ae oi.
f th prorieor, peaing itself a kindergarten that otherwise
he English accent of the Spanish: Jwould have been closed for lack
You, tosrse ob of funds; there, for its own peo.
French Academy prepared a or fill it with lighted hope ?
speech of acceptance but, arriving Perhaps in the cover -
at the meeting, had to confess, "I1A note from a lover--
left it on my study table and my Or just an "ad" for somebody's
dog ate it." And yet hundreds soap.
of dogs of great potential useful- I~n anticipation you watch and
ness are daily captured, when run. wait
ning at large, and destroyed. For the door bell to ring.
I Then with a sigh you see
In days we all remember well Him pass by
We used to hear some people tell And realize he has not
About the riches they possessed. Left a thing.
Their prowess great they oft ex-!!!
pressed. Try to get all you are looking
for in this world, for you'll proba-
Impoverished now, they boast the bly get what you are not looking
more, for in the next.
Different words but the same old i
score; Wales now talks of seceding
We hear their voices near and far from the British Empire. If ;t
Bragging of just how poor they does so, the Prince will have to
are. find ~a new place of which to be .
(ple,- a Jewish group adopts a
health service which, as a public
institution, had to be dropped.
In Chicago the Jewish People's
Institute takes over a portion of
the burden of public education.
Chicago, its treasury depleted, has
no summer schools this year. In
summer schools children make up
subjects in which they were de-
ficient and thus are enabled to
pass, and other children speed the
process of graduation by taking
extra courses in these schools.
Says the Jewish People's Insti-
tute in effect: "When public fune-
tions fail we must look after our
own. The burden that falls from
the shoulders of government be-
comes ours. Our children shall
not run idle on the streets this
So the Jewish People's Institute
has ~opened a summer school for
Jewish children to provide for
them all the courses that the pub-
lic schools would have given them.
The Jew continues to be con-
scious of his responsibilities even
when the public agencies fail.
By HAROLD DEBREST
Oh Lord, tell Jacob's tormentors,
The blind, the timid dissenters,
"There's nothing to fear!"
The words remain that were spok-
The pledges at Sinal unbroken-
"We'll do and well hear!"
Till hate is dispelled by all races,
And jusstice enthroned in all places
God's laws are obeyed,
N~o too ean prevail and no rival,
N~o danger to Jewish sutrvivarl,
''go not be straild" a.
He extends a, welcoming hand.
"Jews here, too ?" the Ameri"
an Jew exclaims. "In this little
otin the ocean ?
Yes, nearly all the stores here
of Jews. The two banks are
is.We have been here hun-
esof years. Our synagogue
two hundred years old."
He tells their story. Their peo-
Swere driven from Spain, fled
Holland, settled in Brazil dur-
the Dutch regime. Then came
Portugal and took Brazil and
tituted a 'new inquisition
int the Jews. And what was
rebut to flee again, and to
island they came more than
We have been very faithful,
keeping the religion. Come
see opur synagogue."
stands behind one of those
stucco walls of the Spanish
ition, a rambling. yellow strue-
with a court yard
uncovers the ark of the law
"This Torah is very, very old.
people brought it here from
zi.Not much they had but
they brought along and here
rosthe court yard is an as-
bly room whose srrall chairs
blackboard identify it as a
I room. "Sh'ma Yisroel" is
edthere in Hebrew.
e teach our children, sir."
opens a cabinet, revealing
aof thick tones.
Orrecords" Tenderly he
ovdone of the volumesr ..
es ae the minutes of the
1800 written in Hebrew, you
arfrom Jewish lit*, on this
island, you have presrvd
sevsas Jews!"' extclaimed
In some parts of Canada, we
read, trains can not run because
grass-hoppers are so thick on the
rails. In other places it is because
buses are so thick on the road.
She scans the social zodiac,
Tactful to heed
Predictions when the moon is
For scandal seed;
And wonders why the neighbors
To lovely cactuses that grow
SIn her back yard*
Tree sitting, according to a
,New York physician, is healthier
for a business man than sitting
at a desk in a stutfy ofice. Few
business men have taken to the
treees, though. The most there
have done thus far is to get up s
.~i i i
This persistent slearch for the
It actually happened on a trans-
atlantic liner the other day. In
mid-ocean a male passenger's hat
blew overboard, and a sympathe-
tic lady who had observed the mis-
hap exclaimed, "Oh, that's. too
bad! Did you have your name
A medical publicist says warts
are are "the result of acidosis,
causing irritation and a prolitera-
tion of the epithelial cells," but
no one is going to shake our faith
in hoptoads with big words.
A commerce bulletin notes en-
couraging advances in the domes-
(teproduction of tang oil, and
who knows but what in time for-
eign lecturres can be eliminated
The British ministry of agrleal.
tore has ordered the stamplag of
all imported cheese. Essever,
ino course of action is suggested
itis 8gh beek.u~
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students in that department will
acquire a solid foundation that will
enable them later to enroll in mas-
Coincident with announcement
of plans for opening of the college
is another that many extra cur.
ricula activities will be sponsor-
ed by the college, including a ser-
ies of 12 artist concerts during
the winter, revival of the Orlando
ple on Brow-
f the Beth
Woodlawn Cemetery. During tneg\e yteRbi
past several years the organiza- *
tion has provided free burial Animportant quar.
ground for the needy, while the of! the Beth Israel
Chesed Shel Emes has paid the was, held at the Tem
remaining expenses involved. Tick- ard Ave. at 8 o'clock
ets may be obtained from any night. It was well
member of the organization. Con- to the fact that all m
gregation Beth David, Congrega- urged to attend who
tion Beth Jacob, The Miami Jew- ested in the welfare
ish Orthodox Congregation, and gregation. Tlie meet
the Chesed Shel Emes are us lowed by a social hour
charge of arrangements for this ments were served.
Plans for the five and ten cent
outing of the Ladies Auxiliary of
the Mliami Jewish Orthodox Con-
greg ation for Sunday, July 24th,
include a day's program of swim-
ming and other activities. Chief
features of the day's outing will
be a "weinie roast" and "water-
melon party." Prices for the
wfeinies and watermelons as well
as drinks of all kinds will not ex-
ceed ten cent s, and many of the
items will be only five. cents. The
proceeds will be used for the Tal-
mud Torah being maintained by
the organization at the Synagogue
on Southwest 3rd St. The exact
place of the outing will be an-
nounced in our next issue as will
the names of the arrangements
every, step along the old road to
success count, he has achieved
All1 of which introduces David
Fairchild, creator and announcer
of the "Heart Throbs" program I
heard over WIOD three times
w-eekly-. An Englishman, as you
might guess from hearing him
talk, he began his career 37 years j
ago in London. His father was
minister of correspondence to the
English, Hungarian and Italian
embassies, and his mother prin-
cipal of the Royal university for
girls in Vienna. He mentions lit-
tle of his early training, but the
fact that he now speaks five lang-
uages shows that his years at
school were well spent.
Radio found him, or he found
radio, he isn't sure which, in 1924,
making his first appearance on
station WJZ, New York. During
the following five years, he made
strides toward success, managing
station s, directing and anno uncing
programs, and always creating
new ones. Perhaps the most out-
stanrding of these is the "Music
Appreciation Hour," familiar to
Miami fans. He .originated the
program and worked with it two
years, then passed it to Walter
Damrosely, who directs it now.
He als create d "MlusichandoPsy
attended due IFestival chorus, formulation of an
~embers were Orlando children's chorus and or-
,were inter- ganization of an Orlando sym-
of the Con- phony orchestra.
;ing was fol- 13elief that these activities will
and refresh- make Orlando one of the leading
musical centers of the south and
as such, mecca of winter tourists
land visitors, has ~been expressed
by all familiar with the project.
Officers of the college include
Clarence C. Nuice, president; Col.
George C. Johnson, vice president;
Dr. Lindsey E. McNair, secretary;
Charles S. Henning, treasurer; H.
M. Voorhis, legal adviser. Names
of additional members of the
board of trustees are to be an-
Word was received from Joe
Lesser, President of the B'nai
Brlth Lodge, of his father's death
which occurred Saturday. Mr. Les-
ser went immediately after being
summoned to his father's bed-
side in Rome Georgia.
Regular meeting of Beth El
Sisterhood was held Tuesday night
at the Community House. Follow-
ing the meeting Mrs. Minnie Rel-
le s, of Ne wark, N J., who is vis -
iting her daughter, Mrs. L. Schut-
zer and Mrs. Schutzer at their
home, 420 Hampton road, enter-
tained at cards. All friends and
members of the Sisterhood were
invited to attend. Mrs. Relies en
tertained in honor of Mrs. Schut-
ze~r, who has recovered from a re-
cent illness. .,
D ca n.rcidwsteolra Mr. and Mrs. Perry Stone left The B'nai Brith held a basket '
dio announcer to broadcast from by wT 'rk ada A caitio Cittri toe pinic at uDubois Faki n a pioter
aarairplane te Zr cee ingse of th are expected to return to Miami ing were enjoyed by those pres- = ma
paad n~lorig Lnbrh in the early fall. ent and a most enjoyable time was 1
New- York city in 1927, and flew + ) had by all.
as a member of the Lindbergh es- *
M~r. Julius Simpson who accom-
cort to Washington.pnidhsfmltoH deo, Mrs. Lena Lesser and Miss Belle
Hel is a musicihaning pratuied as N, C., last week by ap~to returned Shepherd, sisters of Mrs. Lesser,
11 s teor, hvin stdie vi t Miami by train arfter spndning returned Sunday morning to Rome
ohin under V\iennese masters at .""" M d"'"~'""'
theRoyl Aadmy n Bdapst several days there. IGeorgia accompanied by Mr. an i
t~~~~he ~ ~ Roa Xcdm aBdp~.f Mrs. Lesser.
The movies have played a part in: *
his career, and he has appeared in Rose Berkow-itz entertained a
them w~ith noted stars. Sports. number of friends Thursday night Congratulations are bemng re-
manwreslin chapion andin celebration of her fourteenth ceived by Mr. and Mrs. David
soldier, Mir. Fairchild has traveled birthday anniversary. Games of) Ryder of Garden Ave., on h
to many. parts of the world. all kinds were played and be-auti- birth of a baby boy last .week.
He was chairman of the radio ful prizes were awarded the win- The Brils was helddat th homebof
committee of the New York Ad- ner'. During the evening ic te ye esrd wt ab
vertising club, with Grover Whlal- c ream, eake and punch was served. B. D). Mlindel of Miami as the
n nFirnank rnold, snd mit er Bu- moge ouest ate n o ere mohel. m la gatnum er of friends
Writing appeals to him, too, serv- Ra .Soht shrV h-
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progams.He hs ben gest n- ell H~enson, Joseph Sheehan and are mostly admired by nien with
nouncer on both the NBC and June Potterton. decollette craniulms.
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