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Page Six b :]W|$b :a,$Cfl "Th. aOmSNoh.s.Sewspp.sy.,,O, P*oc. Jan. 8. 1926 B'NAI B'RITH BEAMS OFFICERS President ................ p. ALLEN RICKLES Vice President ......... ALFRED SHEMANSKI Monitor ................ MORRIS A. RORBINS Assistant Monitor ....... HERMAN SiPIRO Warden ......................... SOL ESFELD Guardian ............ STANLEY BLUMENTHAL Executive Secretary ......... IRVING LEwis Treasurer ................ l AURICE GERBER Trustees: DAVE LIPMAH, HERBERT SCHOENFELD, LEOPOLD STERN CONDUCTED BY LEO WEISFIELD 308 PIKE STREET, PHONE MAIN 1379 STANDING COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN FOR 1925 Education ............... MARK LrrCHMAN Entertainment ..... STANLEY BLUMENTHAL Orphan's Fund .......... HERMAN SHAPIRO Social Service ........... MAURm GERBER Junior B. B ............ JACOB S. FRIEDMAN Membership ................... SOL ESrELn Degree Team .............. LESLIE STUSSER Transcript and Publicity...LEo WEISFIELD Americanization ............... ABZ SPnlNG Very Impressive Installation Held A splendid installation was held by Seattle Lodge on January 6th at the Temple Center Auditorium. Approx- imately 500 members witnessed the ceremonies. Brother Z. Swett of Portland, Second Grand Vice-Presi- dent of District No. 4, officiated as installing officer. The following officers wer installed: Alfred Shemanski, President, P. Allen Rickles, Monitor, Sol Esfeld, Asst.Monitor, DATES TO BE REMEMVERED Next Meeting January 20th, 1926, Temple Center, 15th and E. Union, 8:15 P. M. Nomination and election of Vice- President. Only members in good standing entitled to vote. Junior B'nai B'rith Dance, Satur- day January 30th, Temple Center Auditorium. Be sure to come. Symposium--"The Danger of As- similiation." Secretary's Corner 503 PACIFm BLOCK F, LLIOTT 8573 THE CANDLEABRIUM Good Sabbath brethern.--Now that it is all settled and Dr. Wise is to con- tinue the head of the $5,000,000 Prottas To Defense of J e wis h Nationalism Seattle, Washington, January 6, 1926. To the Editor, The Jewish Transcript, Seattle, Washington. Dear Sir: I would very much ap- preciate it, if yOu would be so kind as to print my small letter, in the defense of Jewish Nationalism. I have seen Jewish Nationalism attacked so much lately, that I could not resist the temptation to write to you, as I was sure that as a Jewish newspaper, you would publish the article. Who knows, but it may do some good? Yours sincerely, (Signed) GEORGE PROTTAS. Palestine Drive, let us get back to AN ANSWER TO THOSE WHO normalcy by listening to a 16-page CLAIM THAT THE JEWS ARE circular read by our worthy score- MERELY A RELIGIOUS tary, Irving Lewis, on the subject of SECT AND NOT A "Colonization of Russia." This NATION should be Hot stuff. There are many so-called Jews, who, unfortunately, claim to be HOLD YOUR BREATH great authorities on Jewish topics of all sorts. I say unfortunately While the paper is being read, will because these people have no right cot the brethren refrain from both to express an opinion on Jewish smoking and whispering to their subjects because of their gross ig- neighbors on the right? norance of Jewish history, both Biblical, and otherwise. They are Stanley Blumenthal, Warden, Leslie Stusser, Guardian; Irving Lewis, Secretary, Maurice Gerber, Treasurer, David Lipman, Leopold Stern and Herbert Schoenfeld, trustees. When inducted into his new station, Brother Shemanski addressed the brethren concerning his plans for the] ensuing term. The new president: pledged himself to a program of in- tensified activities, with the coming Grand Lodge Convention as the climax. Brother Shemanski then intro- duced the speaker of the evening, Brother Swett, who spoke on the in- fluence of the B'nai B'rith Order, citing instances which indicated the recognized strength and power of the fraternity. Following Mr. Swett's address, Miss Leonora Friedland rendered several vocal selections. All of her numbers were very well received by the audience. Mr. Gerald Prince then rendered several violin numbers in truly artistic style. The applause of all present indicated the apprecia- tion of the audience. At this point the president called Brother P. Allen Rickles, the retiring president, to the front, where he was presented with a beautiful watch as a token of appreciation for meritorious services rendered by him as executive of the Lodge during the year 1925. Brother Herbert Schoenfeld made the presentation address in his usual im- pressive manner. Now that we are starting on a new year, let us strive to make the year 1926 one long to be remembered in Seattle Lodge. It will be the first oportunity for the members to witness a Grand Lodge session. We have a year of great activity ahead of us. Don't forget the lodge has an office, established for the convenience of the members. When you are down- town, stop in at 503 Pacific Block right over Lipman and Esfeld s In- surance office. Come in and let's get acquainted. Just remember the number of the Lodge: "Seattle Lodge No. '503' "--same number as the office--503 Pacific Block. Next meeting January 20th. Noni- nation and election of Vice President. Please bear in mind, only brothers in "good standing" entitled to vote. The contest is going to be hot, and NO SABE? never interested in Jewish affairs and only turn to the affairs of their Should your curiosity get the people, when they can harm it. better of you, don't interrupt Bro. Many times, these people will as- Lewis by getting up and "demanding sert that the Jews are not a nation a point of information." Remember at all, but merely a religious sect. it is only the llth page and your What foolishness, when a whole point may be on the 16th. The point world admits that the Jews are a is to keep awake, nation, besides being a religious sect. Here is the definition of a NO TRESPASSING as given by the dictionary pub- And those of you that are fully fed lished by P. F. Collier & Son: Ha- on the subject,'or should I say fully tion: the inhabitants of one coun- read: if you must take a nap, will you try or united under the same gov- not please try and prop your chin on ernment; people ethnologically or - linguistically allied. your own chest instead of your What more do these men want? neighbor's left shoulder. Are not the Jews linguistically al- Is not Hebrew the language AD INFINITUM CUM CUS of the Jews? Perhaps, because PIDORA these men are little interested in the advancement of the Hebrew may the best man win. The three brothers that might still be awake during the reading of the The brothers will be grieved to 14th page, should move up closer to hear of the death in Berlin, of Rachel the secretary's table, for it sounds Leah Berkman, beloved mother of like Irving is coming down with a Brothers Jacob and Paul Berkman horse, a la Paul Revere. And the and Mrs. Benj. Ordel. Mrs. Berkman move might be a good one for another was 85 years old. Our hearts go out reason--the brethren who are so m- in sympathy to our brothers in the nocently dozing away are occasionly hour of their trial. ' seen expectorating, and basketball experts though they might have One of our members who is a been--many a good shine is spoiled by the occasional miss of the target-- capable office manager and book- keeper and accountant is open for a the deadly cuspidor. position. If any brother knows of such a position, please notify the YOUR NAME IS MR. COHEN secretary. FROM SEATTLE, ETC. An Ad in the JEWISH TRANSCRIPT But getting back to business, how will bring results. Call Main 2715. many of the brethren remember ex- The feature of the evening's pro- gram was the singing of Brother actly what they were doing at 1:55 Louis Sherman. Brother Sherman rendered several operatic numbers with exceptional ability. The beauty and strength of his voice, as well as the polish and ease of his style, greatly impressed all present and Brother Sherman's performance pro- voked an outburst of applause and he was compelled and obliged to render encore after encore before the mem- bership was finally satisfied. Upon the conclusion of the pro- gram, refreshments were served in the banquet room. Brother Becker- man had charge of this feature and as usual pleased the members in every way. The refreshments concluded an evening of immense pleasure and en- joyment to the five hundred brethren who attended the meeting and will long be remembered as one of the l most notable installations ever held I by Seattle Lodge. During the business part of the meeting, which preceded the instal- lation, the resignation of Herman Shapiro as vice-president was read bonds- and upon motion accepted. The president announced that the vacancy I created by Brother Shapiro's resig- nation would be filled at the coming l ][ meeting to be held January 20th, at/][[ which time the nomination and elec-, ]1| tion for the office of vice-0resident[l[I IF Y09 DE would be held. Brother Shemanski presided over the meeting with grace and dignity and evidenced from the TOMORROW outset his ability as a presiding offeer. The initial affair of the new administration "augers well for a Who Will Provide for Your thriving year for Seattle Lodge during 1926. Loved Ones? B'NAI B'RITH WINS With its strong forward combina- tion of Davie Pearl, Jimmy Backer and Jerry Pearl sparkling in brilliant fashion, the B'nai B'rith quintet won its game in Class B of the City League last Monday night on the Garfield High School floor by defeating the Broadway Athletic Club 27 to 18. B'nai B'rith 27--Broadway 18 D. Pearl ...... 11 Barrager ..... 7 Backer ....... 7 Brandt ....... 2 J. Pearl ....... 5 Rice .......... 3 Blatt ......... Foster ........ 6 Marcus ....... Brown ........ Substitutions: B'nai B'rith Pinch (2) for Marcus; Kessler (2) for Blass. The B. B. basketball team will play again on Sunday afternoon, January 10 at 3 P. M. against the Z. B. T. Fraternity in the Temple House League and again at 8 P. M. on Tuesday, January 12 at Broadway High School in the City League against the Mercer Athletic Club. Subscribe to THE JEWISH TRA\\;'- SCRIPT--do it today. Confidence WELL DESERVED is the foundation upon which we hope to build. Knowledge of securities anti conscientious service are the basis for obtain- ing your confidence. Our January "Investment Suggestions" will be selffc upon request. GEO. H. BURR, CONRAD & BROOM, INC. 707 Second Ave. El. 3S2.5 7 '. ig:2' r.... LIVE AMERICANS Spend 3% of their income for Life In- surance. DEAD AMERICANS' families receive 87% of their income from life insurance pay- ments. We Sell Life Insurance LIPMAN & ESFELD INCORPORATED Insurance. Exclusively Pacific Block Main 2842 DAVE LIPMAN SOL ESFELD WE OFFER HEATHMAN HOTEL COMPANY PORTLAND, OREGON FIRST MORTGAGE 6% GOLD BONDS Dated Dec. 1, 1925 Due Serially Jan. and July 1, 1927-41 This is a new 300 room hotel located opposite the South Park Blocks, in Portland, Oregon. The location is ideal for hotel purposes. Price 100 and interest to yield 6.50% LUMBERMENS TRUST CO. 211 Hoge Bldg. MAin 5896 SEATTLE ELiot 0158 ELiot 0942 ACME CARTAGE CO., Inc. 18 Trucks lit Your Service TRANSFER AND STORAGE FURNITURE MOVING 315 Occidental Ave. Speaal Dinners $1.25 per Plate 5 to 9:30 evenings. Try our Special 50c Lunch FAISAN D'OR CaJe Francais UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT P. G. Schmidt, late of Geneva Hotel, Proprietor 315 (Carion Street, Seattle ain 4772 language, or they cannot read or speak it, if they even were inter- J i B'nai B'rith ested, is the reason they propound [In or the theory, and theory is all that it is, that Hebrew is a dead language. OFFICERS President ........................... Milton Heiman The Jewish people are also eth- Vice.President .................... George Mosler nologically allied, for Abraham is Second Vice-President ......... Charles Alhadeff recognized by the world as the an- Secretary .......................... A[ S. Kaplan Treasurer ........................... Meyer norowltz cestor of the present-day Jews. I Inner Guard .................... Harry Schwartz have heard a particularly venomous Outer Guard ........................... Manrlce Franco one of anti-Jews, claim that, due to intermarriage between the Jews DATES TO BE REMEMBERED and the Gentiles, that the racial characteristics of the Jews have January 13--Initiation. virtually disappeared. Nothing January 30--Annual Dance. could be further from the truth. The Torah absolutely prohibits NEW OFFICERS ELECTED intermarriage in any form. There- fore, until a comparatively very Brother Milton Heiman, president short time ago, the Jewish Nation during the past administration, was seldom, i ever, intermarried. And again chosen to pilot the destinies of A. M. on the morning of January the even now, the per eentage of inter- the organization during the coming first? This test should not be taken marriage is extremely small, yes, year, by an overwhelming majority. In a'heated contest, Which took by the few brethren who happened so small, that it is conscicuous by two ballots, Bro. Meyer Horowitz to be asleep at that hour; neither by its almost total absence. The eked out a victory for the first Vice- the brethren that attended Bro. Sam amount of Jews who intermarry is Presidency, from his nearest contes- Clein's party, nor those that were in negligible. Therefore, it may be tant, Charles Alhadeff. Brother A]- a semi-conscious state. The writer readily seen, that the Jews are eth- hadeff was favored for the Second is cm'ious to know and every brother nologically allied. sending in a satisfactory answer will In regards to the requirement of Vice-President position, being re- lected. receive a Xmas cigar by return mail. being inhabitants of one country, A1. S. Kaplan, prescnt secretary, Address answers to Candleabrium-- the Jews have their own country, vas unanimously proclaimed Score- Personal. and even though only a very small tary. So now, like the kewpie doll once percentage of the Jews of the world Brother Dick Wisefield was elected said "my tale is told." live there, it is almost ours. The Treasure. Brother Harry Schwartz Selah! feeling of nationality in the Jewish was the popular selection for inner people has always been present, Guard, while Mandell Dreben was EMNIA LAZARUS AUXILIARY though at times, not so apparent, elected to the office of Outer Guard. and probably was hard to be per- The Emma Lazarus Auxiliary to ceived by people with so little in- the B'nai B'rith will hold their in- sight. But the time was bound to stallation of officers for mcmbers ome When that spark of Jewish only on Tnesday evening, January 12, at the Temple Center. The committee has arranged an ex- ceptionally fine program consisting of the following numbers: 1. Address by Rrother Rabbi Koch. 2. Violin solo b.y Mrs. Rose Pincus, piano accompamment, Mrs. Eith Lurie. 3. Tenor solo, Louis Sherman. 4. Dance solo, Miss Ida Islander. Refreshments will be served. Have you something to sell Adver- tise in this paper. Phone Main 2715. national feeling was to express it- self in the movement of Modern Zionism, a new name for an old, old movement. Abraham was the first Zionist, and therefore, Zionism and Judaism are one and insepar- able. From this, it can readily be seen, that Nationalism, which real- ly is the same as Zionism, cannot be taken from Judaism, and any Judaism, in whatever form, without the hope of fully establishing Pal- estine as a Homeland for the Jews, cannot exist, and will meet its ob- vious end, failure. Province of Buenos Aires 7/% SECURED S. F. GOLD BONDS A direct obligation of the Province se- cured by First Mortgage on certain railways, by First Lien on Consumo Tax and by Lien on other Taxes, amount- ing to 5 3 times total charges on this loan. To be Listed Price 99 and Interest Townsend, Jackson & Co. 647 Dexter-Horton Building SEATTLE PAY YOUR DUES. JUNIOR B. B. NEWS BeUingham Wants Club.--Ee- ports come down from Bellingham that this city wishes to organize a Junior B. B., to be modeled after the local association. The Seattle Lodge will endeavor to carry out an extensive campaign to organize Junior Clubs throughout the state. Big Plans For Danee.--Big things are in store for the coming annual Junior B. B. Dance on January 30th, according to the recent reports of the dance committee. It is planned that "Shorty's" Melody Boys will furnish the music. A snappy program is m store, which will include some high class professional entertainment. Tickets are on sale now by all the members of the club. The com- mittee will have an entire set of posters, advertising the event, around the important localities in town. Get Your Tickets Now. Meeting Night Changed.--B amendment to the constitu week, the meeting nights have bee changed from the first and third !Wednesday of each month to the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. GET YOUR TICKET FOR THE DANCE. HERE'S ALL-JEWISH ALL-AM ERICAN TEAM Jewish exploits on the collegiate athletic field are becoming more aud more commendable every day. Therefore, at the suggestion of Harry Conzel, well known Jewish sport writer, Sydney S. Cohen, jusly famous as a sport scribe, se- lected an All-Jewish All-American football team. The selection first appeared in "The Jewish Exponent," and was made after an all season study of the respective merits of every Jew- BLACK CARBON COAL IS HIGH IN HEAT LOW IN PRICE ECONOMICAL A truly satisfactory fuel for your heating plant. Prove it yourself by phoning your order NO r. 1 Ton $i.50 v Per Ton .00 Tons  Per Ton .70 5Tons$ 5Per Ton AT B U IST ]FE-S This is a tboroughly prepared washed bituminous coal. Cokes enough to hold nicely, and has no clinkers. G..T YOUR OID -:lt Ii" lt'OT---lf you have a range, ask our service department about BLACK CARBON nut, the ideal range coal. $8.00 per ton at bunkers. EL. 5182 2 Phones EL. 7238 H. L. PINNEY 1110-1111 American Bk. Bldg. ish player enrolled on the co llegI" ate grid field, and is as folloWS: All-Jewish All-American Team First Team Left end--Levinson, Colgate. Left tackle--Goldstein, Florida. Left guard--Levy, Tulane. Center--Klein, Ohio State. Right guard--Skudin, N. Y. U. Right tackle--Friedman, Syracuse' Right end--Oliker, West Va. Quarter-back--Friedman, Michigan" Left half-back--Gassner, Cornell. Right half-back--Sesit, Columbia' Full-back--Levy, Washington U. Second Team Left end--Cohen, Mississippi. Left taclde--Levy, Syracuse. Left guard--Krasne, Creighton. Center--Cohen, Northwestern. Right guard---Rubin, Dartmouth. Right tackle--Berkowitz, RutgerS' Right end--Hanf, Rutgers. Quarter,back--Lewin, Lehigh. Left half-back--Miller, Harvard. Right half-back--Rosenfeld, Ala. Full-back--Meister, Syracuse. Honorable Mention Ends -- Cohen, St. LawrenCe; Mendell, Syracuse; Marks, Olda" homa. Tackles--Abrams, Colgate; Berg" stein, Navy. Middle" Guards -- Broslowsky, bury; SomnIers, Washington lJ" versity. Center -- Goldberg, pittsburg' Levy, Johns Hopkins.  .urnDia' Quarter-back--Kaplan, uo ott, Backs--Zarakov, Harvaru : ' - or, Washington University; GlaUn- Virginia; Fisher, N. Y. U.; rtB cock, Michigan; Goldberg, *" Dakota. ,f,aod Dr. Joseph Alexander, ceny'yorg assistant coach of the New veal. Giants, a three.year choice .orS, ter Camp for All-American "" ,ll" was the selected coach of the  star elevens.