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Page Four MARION ROSE, Managing Editor - CLARA S. NIEDER, Associate Editor 727 Seaboard Building Phone SEneca 0136 Seattle 1, Washington Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. THE TRANSCRIPT Hebrew School In Talent Quest All young Women in the Jewish Community are invited to attend an informal luncheon to take ........................................................................... place on Sunday, February 10, at Single Copy 10c Issued Semi-Monthly .... $3_._ooP_er__y.ear 1 p.m. in tile Seattle Hebrew Entered as second-class matter July 7, 1949, at the Post Office at S, eattle, Washington, under Act of March 3, 1870 ,o UNJVeRS.V PRNnNO CO. PERSONALITY PROFILE--A HAPPY MAN! To those of us who have known musicians as creatures of moods Up in the clouds one moment and down in the depths the next confident of their touch of genius at time, and then indespair of attaining the perfection they seek, Henry Siegl, assistant conductor and concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra this year, is a de- cided change At least, with his charming, attractive wife at his side in The Transcript office, he looked every bit the solid citizen and family man, se- rene and confident in his profession. He gives that impression even on the concel,t stage. Like any proud father, at,mention of his children, out came snapshots of his trioMaseha, Henry Siegl a very pretty girl, blonde, likeher mother, and seventeen; Zev, fourteen, of JuniOr High School, the picture of his dad, and Simon, eleven, a handsome boy with his mother's coloring. Mrs. Siegl said that this sum- rner was a significant one for the family. She will obtain her Bach- elor of Science degree from Teacher's College, Columbia Uni- versity; Mascha graduates from high school, Zev from junior high, and Simon from elementary school. Mrs. Siegl flew here last week to watch her husband conduct the Symphony in Ernest Bloch's "Suite for Viola and Orchestra," with Milton Katims as violist, and to spend the break between se- mesters with him. Sieg] and Katims are old friends. in 1944 when Sieg I went to New York to take a refresher course, Adolph Busch who was first cell-- ist of the NBC Symphony invited him. to a "musical party." The party was at the Katims' home. In 1947, under Arturo Tosca- nini, Siegl joined the NBC Sym- phony Orchestra and remained with it until the Maestro's retire- ment, then continued with the group when it became The Sym- phony of the Air. Katims and Siegl often collab- orated in chamber music concerts in New ork and for recording sessions. Siegl was concertmaster of the New York City Ballet orhesfi-a"(he was here two years ZETA BETA TAU MOTHERS' AND WIVES' CLUB Mrs. Ralph Schoenfe]d, chair- man for the one fund-raising event of the Mother's and Wives' Club of Alpha Mu Chapter o Z,. B.T. announces that the luncheon. and car.d pprty sponsored by the club Will ,be held on Thursday., February, 14 at 12:]5 p.m at the chapter lbuse, 4626 21st NE. ' Luncheoi: tickets are $1.25 each, md duririg the afternoon valua- ble gJffs 'will be distribudd. Luncheon tickets are available by'teleph0riing Mrs. Schoenfe]d at Fr. 9144.: Mrs. George L0nn'is Chaptdr President, and wo-lting with Mrs. Schoenfeld are Mrs. Jack Epstein, Mrs. Sidney Cope- land, Mrs. Alex Grinstein, and Mrs. Henry. Lotzker 'ago when that group performed at the Orpheum), and the Knick- erbocker Chamber Players, as well as a member of the Saiden- berg Sinfonietta. He wash menx= bet of and recorded with the Galimir Quartet and the Gullet Quartet. Siegl has qualities which should make him a wonderful perma- nent resident of Seattle. He is an avid baseball fan, a90-odd shoot- er at golf, and "an enthusiastic sa] .mon eater" He hopes to have the opportunity of fishing in the Bay with his boys. Both he and his wife are entranced with the idea of spending happy Sundays next winter with their family among the skiers at Snoqualmie. He couldn't risk accidents with his hands and wrists of course, but said he would mush around in their vicinity on snowshoes. In turn, Seattle will gain if Henry Siegl remains. He is a splendid addition to. the Sym- phony and must be a great help to our fine conductor. All of us who watched the great ovation which both received as they re- turned hand i hand to take their bows after their performance last week, were very proud. A/. h. I Marlene Soriano Friedman To Perform in Concert Mrs. Marlene Soriano Fried- man, concert pianist, has been booked by the Northwest Con- crt Artist' Sel'ies ito ptrfotm:! i Seattle on February : 1! ahfl  ifi yakima and Wehatche6:in':th following months. Her program in Seattle will be an all Schumann one, commem- 'orating the celebrated compos- er's birthday anniversary. She will play Beethoven's "Ap- passionato Sonata," and works by Scarlatti and Debussy at her other concert appearances. Mrs. Friedman, her husband Paul and daughter Debra have recently returned to their Seat- tle home from Fairbanks, Alaska. photographers to the bride Yes, Miss, here is the price/or three 8xl O -engagement photographs $7.50 mutual 5715 1425 seventh : ave. School building. This will be the opening the "search" for Queen Esther to reign in regal splendor 'at the annual Hebrew School Bazaar on Marcl 23 and 24, announces Mrs. Meyer Twersky, chairman of the Queen Esther Contest. Guest at the luncheon will be Princess Sally Maimon, who will relate some of her exciting expe- riences as the representative of the Seattle Hebrew School at last year's Seafair Celebration. " President Mendel Genauer has anoounced that co-chairmen for 'the Bazaar will be Ben Maslan and Lazaar Scharhon. A planning committee meeting will be held on Thursday evening, February 7, at the home of Hr. and Mrs Joseph Russa;k, 3714 E. Columbia. Everybody interested in lending a hand towards making this" a truly; outstanding evenc is invited to attend, states Mr. Genauer. Plaos call for the Bazaar to be held on Saturday evening, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, with a children's matinee on Sunday afternoon. Fun, games and prizes galore, plus really outstanding re- freshments, will be yours for a very nominal donation, to go to- wards maintenance-of one of the finest schools of Jewish educa- tion west of Chicago. Tickets may be obtained from the chairman, Mrs. Meyer Twersky, at Mi. 3206. Educator to Address Herzl Congregation DR. ABRAHAM E. MILLGRAM Dr. Abraham E, Millgram, Educational 'Director of the United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education, will ad- dre the Hcrzl Congregation, Tuesdi evening, February 5, at : He wll speal on Thinking To, gether A]Jout Your' Child's Jew- ish Education." The author of "Anthology of Medieval Hebrew Literature," "Sabbath, the Day of Delight," and "Handbook for the Congregational School Board," Dr. Millgram has an outstanding record of achievement in the field of Jewish education In addition to his evening lec- ture, which is open to the p.tlic, Dr. Millgram will conduct a Workshop for faculty members of the Herzl Religious School, and meet with the Board of Edu- cation and Congregational offi- cers. The lIerzl School Board, and the Parent-Teacher Association, which is sponsoring the address by Dr. Millgram extend a cor- dial invitation to everyone inter- ested in Jewish education to at- tend. An informal reception will follow the program. MERLE PAUL GRIFF PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE CO. OF AMERICA "The future ,has in store exactly what's been placed in store :for the future." THIS I BELIEVE hA&'. 6316 EA. 0485 Febru'ary4, 1957 Hawaii Calls All Friends Of The Center --Heib Photo BEN WAIWAIOLA AND HIS NATIVE ORCHESTRA Friends of the Jewish Community Center will be taken on a, romantic trip to Hawaii on Saturday, February 9, at 8:45 p.m., at a cost of $1 per person. There will be dancing to the music of Ben Waiwaiola and his native orchestra. Informal attir , sport shirt and slacks and cottons for all wahinis will be in Co-chairmen Bernice and Dave Abrams, and Dorothy and Jack, / Muscatel state there will be wonderful tropical refreshments in an authentic Polynesian atmosphere. Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Matin ; are social chairmen and working with their committee to make ,' this a night to remember. Community Center News JEWISH MUSIC MONTH will less otherwise notifiel. Don't for .... be marked by the Center by hon- oring two Seattle composers, Samuel E. Goldfarb and Herbert Tannhauser, who have been se- lected to write original composi- tions for the 1958 Jewish Music Festival. Committee members of the Jewish Music Forum who made the selection are Minnie H. Berg- man, Zelma S. Lackman, Cantor i Joseph Frankel and William Ro- senberg. Goldfarb and Tannhau- ser will be guests of hono at the second annual Jewish Music Fes- tival sponsored bY the Jewish Music Forum of the Center. This year's festival will be held on Sunday evening, March 10, at the Center. Mrs. Susie Michael Friedman, Chairman of the Music and Arts Council states that further de- tails of the Festival will appear in future issues of the TransCript. Third swimming session: Par- ents are requested to mail in ap- plications and fees before Feb- ruary 9. This will give the staf: time to prepare the. groups. Drama Group Tryouts. Thre one-act plays have been chosen by the Center Drama Group for early production. The first play will be selected on Monday, Feb- ruary 4, at 8:30 p.m., at the Cen- ter and trials will be held. Any- one interested in dramatics is in- vited to attend, and previous ex-' perience is not necessary. Pro- duction plans for a Purim pres- entation and the Warsaw Ghetto Commemoration are als0 under way. Mr. Irving Zimmer is direc- tor of the Drama Group.. Tween Program. The next get- together will be on Sunday, Feb- ruary 3, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Center. Please note that' the Tweeners will meet the first and third Sundays of every month un- get to bring your box lunches;- the Center now has a soft drink machine. Counsellors for this group are Dick Sterns and Paul Nieman, Sara De Leon and Sally Maimaon. Teens. The first teen activity to be held under the auspices of the Center Teen Committee will be on Saturday, February 2, from 7:30 to 11 p.m., at the Center. ,' Two door prizes have been do-:: nated and an evening of fun and entertainment is planned, Admission is 25c each and in- cludes refreshments. Bring your friends, everyone is welcome. Biddy Basketball. The new equipment which has been con- structed by Mr. Robert Cohen, co- chairman of the Biddy Basket- ball is now completed and will be set up on Sunday, February 3. All Biddy Basketball games will be played at Temple Center Sunday afternoon from 3 to 4:30 ' p.m. The fee of $2 per player' must be paid within tlje next two ' weeks. : TO VISIT IN SEATTLE PRIOR TO EUROPEAN TRIP Miss Shirley Ann Mesher, whO'' has been careering in San Franr cisco.arrived in Seattle on satui:- i day, February 2 for a two-.4a'i' three-week visit with her father, :' IIr. Norman Mesher,.before she '' leaves on an extended tour :m b :: Europe. Before sailing on March::;:: 30, aboard the Ile de France, Miss Mesher-will travel through the Southern states, stopping-e: route to visit her brothers, :M Lawrence B. Mesher, now i-esic ing in Los Angeles, and Dr( .... Franklin S. M e s h e r, presently serving as a lieutenant with.the Navy in N. Carolina. INFORMAL PLANNING LUNCHEON Sunday, Feb. 10, 1:O0 P.M. School Lunchroom, 23rd and E. Col,umbia for all young women interested in entering QUEEN ESTHER CONTES00 of SEATTLE HEBREW SCHOOL BAZAAR MARCH 23- 24 CALL Mrs. Charles Jassen, RK. 8632, ,Mrs. Joseph Russck, CA.i6676: Februar Mr. an Benja Bertr of Los An Califo announ engage of th daug Mario] ol Con, Son of Mrs. S - Condi MiSS Berl Presem V,. Seat Slting h, Mrs Or ma, Mount Terra . he we', qate has I for Ap: d Wil] Place a "Onle o ride.e aun l00lena Solozs! ae gr me aext eerts of Orchestra the Orph the Vienn. l%ancisCo,' ty is haile ersonalit aUmptuoul h Mrae. N er Seatt: "La Clem art, "Se hd Verd!' 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