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Page Six 3W00 00:ramcrlp! o, Apr Ho...j..... April 6, 1928 Young Men&apos;s and Young l00omen's HEBREW ASSOCIATION INTH L'VIDI'U]J AT nJL|T "O']rlOl |TRIDJT OFnCL'R8 TRUST/S PrIdent ........ Max H Friedman Philip Twm-oga Ben A. MMlan Firmt Vi-Pr(dent .... A. L. Riekl Ira Cohen Charl 8avln eond Viot-PrIdent -.. Louia Cohen Tmtary ........ Jcph Ko,,okaff Sam Cohen Reuben Mulan .......... Gqorge Sidoll Sol Eshdd Helen Koeokoff t at  .... LorJng Salinget Irving Kehdor A Tribute By Max A. Friedman, President of the Y. M. H. A. Many tributes have been paid to a reat number of people who have Pen interested in community ac- tivity. Sunday, April 1, the Y. M. H. A. held a Cabaret Night. Aside from the fact that the decorations were novel, the Y Auditorium was still the same building that many young Jewish men and women have been enjoying themselves in. Yet the affair was very different from anything that has ever been held by the Y. M. H.A. It is true that the decorations were new and a great many people spoke their ad- miration about them. Few realized that it took four weeks of effort to create theses decorations and booths. The girls who acted as waitresses dressed in their very neat costumes, reminded many of the evenings that they had spent at some down-town cabaret The speed and the profes- sional manner in which they worked was remarked by many. There was not one complaint during the whole evening about these charming young enter the auditorium when he saw that help was needed in the canteen, took off his coat and went to work. He stayed on the job for over three hours. I have never seen Mr. Berrool in the Y. M. H. A. before. And now about the six boys who furnished the snappiest, peppiest dance music that the Y. M. H. A. has ever enjoyed in its 17 years of ex- istence. I-Ienry Edelson, the loader contracted to play till 12 o'clock. rhey played till l:30and how they did playr It is hard to describe the ac- tions of an orchestra. I can truth- fully say that never have I heard so I11 many comments as I did Sunday night ] ]i about our music. Many thanks are lll due to Brother Edelson and his gang for their efforts. Lewis Cohn, the chairman of the entertainment committee, spent more time preparing for Cabaret Night than he did in his own business. To him fell the task of arranging for the tables, dishes, food, entertainment, and everything else that helpcd make the night a success. I suppose that I could go along this way and express my thanks and ad- miration to many more who were in- strumental in making our affair a night of color and pleasure. ladies who served. That which pleased me most is that spirit of helpfulness that everyone t!l[hrre :rnvtcrrgerswe gdlsYlicl::; , :ntDdeitule tohe ,affalr dls,!layd - ,,, , i p sic people rn l, ne 000000U2pW'700gTL00700o5200 commm:ity. After all that is all that - ," , ..... Ithe whole thing amounts to A good niYneI(eprenogpSleawUertneaVeesnoenn-I time, but where and how often do  -you find young men and young slble for the success of the Y. M. l]: A. I ...... Cabaret Night I women wag WUL spend their time .... " _ . , [ creating happiness for others? Truly 2ii(l ye now mail of those wnn en ' Y ' -II think the tribute that I, as I rest- joyed themselves so much realizeddent ' offer to them is very small that it took Ben Cohen and Bob Green, a comparative stranger to the Y, four solid weeks of night work to create those decorations that dazzled the eye. How many people knew who the waitresses were? Few of them knew that they were our Junior Girl's Club, under the direction of Mrs. Joe compared to what they did. Prof. Sarah Brown to Lecture April 13 Kossokoff who not only spent much Professor Sarah Brown, instructor time in teaching the girls what to do of philosophy at the U. of W. will but donned an apron and worked lecture at the Y. M. I[. A., Friday, side by side with them. The IIazomir Ch b, under the very April 13th. IIer subject will be "What -b' "" "" " '" - ' .,', ' ls Philosol)hy." This subject will be u[ ,e (rccHon ot :vir. en oJgof, most interestin to th " turned out enmasse Their m i g e myman in- .... u C . . - . was wonderful terestcd rn phllosoi)hy and will l)e a Bernice Gert)er a -Gun,, lad-" who great help in choosing books on this has spent practicallaller i'[fc on l subject" .The Y. m. H. A. Open * ..........   - "   -  , Forum umt cordially invite the gen- vile vaKe anu llaJ-] reaches Lne Lop[ , , , . .. ,., , . rung of the ladder of fame -ladl- i crat puoHc o aenu nesc lectures. performed for us It secme as thYolThey can only hecome successful we had known her for years and et [ thrlt the cooperation and attendance here was a stranger entertaining us, [ of the pal)lie. All persons interested giving us all she had. and coming to the Y lectures arc There was Mr Sam Peroll, who has asked to invite their friends to come ;Oung.for us before, but was never en- to tle Y:flu<!itor(um Friday evening, joyed by us as he was last Sunday iprn 3n. The lccturc will start at night. Also a stranger willing to 8 o dock. help us. Herman Erlieh, who put in four solid hours at the Canteen, preparing The Singing Soldier I food and drinks for our patrons. am sure that Iierman did not even get time to have one dance. Mr. Joe Kosokoff, our able secretary did not know how the hall looked until 12 o'clock Sunday night, having spent from 7 o'clock on assisting in pre- aring the food for the guests. Mr. errool, a man who had come up to enjoy himself, purchased his ticket to Mr. Charles Gregory, better known as the "Singing Soldier," made a great hit with the Cabaret patrons. Possessed of a sweet voice of great range and power, Mr. Gregory sang several natal)ere that were enthu- siastically acclaimed. We hope that Charles will sing for" us again. Jewish Builders Active inNew York ASPECT OF BROADWAY AND FIFTH AVENUE BE- ING TRANSFORMED BY NEW TALL STRUCTURES. New York--Manhattan's fa- mous skyline will be greatly changed by the new buff& ing peaks which will rise soon along Broadway and Fifth Avenue, many of them which are being erected by Jewish builders. Four of the largest office and commercial buildings under construction in Man- hattan this year form part of the $50,000,000 building program now under way by A. E. Lefcourt and his or- ganization. Two of these are office buildings, the Lefcourt Na- tional on the site of the old Temple Emanu-El, at Fifth Avenue and Forty-third St., and the International Tele- phone Building, covering the site of the old Consolidated Stock Exchange, at Broad and Beaver Streets, in the heart of the financial dis- trict. The other two, the Lefcourt Clothing Centre on Seventh Avenue from Twen- ty-fifth to Twenty-sixth Sts. and the Lefcourt-Norman- die, replacing the old Nor- mandie Hotel, will be loft buildings for men's and wo- men's wear manufacturing. These edifices replace some of the oldest landmarks in the city and the skyline in their section will be materi- ally affected on completion. The block of buildings just recently completed by Fred- erick Brown on Fifth Avenue from Fifty Seventh to Fifty Eighth Street, replace the former Vanderbilt Chateau, which formerly faced the fountain on the entrance to Central Park. Big Meeting and Dance Sunday Night, April 8th There will be a regular meeting and dance Sunday April 8th. All mcm- ,bcrs are urged to attend this meeting and to 1)ring their friends to ttle dance. Comc early so that the meet- ing may end early. This will give more time to dance to those so in- clined. As for the dance it ougiit to be a dandy. If you heard the music at the Cabaret you know what to expect. Bill Smith arid his Tune Smiths will provide the syncopation. And how they carl do just that very thingl There is no dout)t that Big Bill Smith has the jazziest, peppiest and all arotlnd best group uf dance players to l)e found anywhere. Now be sure to attend the meeting first. And bring your friends. Sunday, April 8th, at 8:30 p m. Ben Marcus Emerges From Fog Ben "Red" Marcus recently emerged from the deep fog in which he has been wandering for montht to tell the world that he has become engaged. As this was a great surprise to his friends, an investigation was started at once. The special de- tectives assigned to the case dis- covered that the story of Mr. Marcus k was true and that he had indeed bc- I Make 04r Place . il come [engagedlliLllLt Miss Rose Kytc, i formerly of Omaha, Nebraska. This ADQUARTERS for being the case thc Y. M. H. A. ex- tends its sincere congratulations to Marine Bancorporatlon thc young man and wishes the cout, le a bright arid prosperous future WE DEAL IN ANY LISTED OR UNLISTED V t_,ermeS:a,e STOCK OR BOND 1 WM. SPEB.A. Manager Securities Department Outbursts , Wm. BreHe Co,, Secretary ......... -- PHONE MIN 195 110 AMERICAN BAN r BLDG. C. K. Kossen Treasurer ......... Joe Woron SPECIAL PRICES! 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With two work-outs already chalked down in the books, the prospectiw Intermediate indoor baseball star are rapidly rounding into shape Practice starts at ten o'clock ever Sunday morning, weather permitting Manager Ben Netz states that "th most promising bunch of recruits i the history of the organization is now turning out." The time-worn international war cry of "pay your dues" must again go fluttering through the calm spring- time sky. Snap out of it, fellows. PROFESSOR LAZARSOHN, LATVIAN JEWISH DEPUTY, SAILS FOR THE U. S. Riga--Professor Lazarsohn, Zion- ist leader and member of the Latvian arliament, sailed for the United tates. The purpose of his trip was said to be the raising of a fund to construct a building for the Hebrew high school in Riga. / 00000 0 , . . . , . MENORAH OFFICERS--1927-28 President ................. Bertha Martin Vice-President .......... Milton Heiman Secretary .................. Calla Garfield Treaeurer ........... Florence Wittenberg Senior Representativv ...... Ted Ourean Junior Representative. Hilton Berenson Sophomore Representative ....................... Richard Weisfleld Freshman Representative.Emma Adatto (Column edited by Mayer Mottelson) Menorah Weel Tuesday. evening--Menorah ser- vices at the Temple. Thursday evening -- Regular monthly meeting, Wesley Itouse. Sunday evening -- Inner Circle meeting. Menorah to Conduct Services at Temple Following a custom as old as the Menorah Society at the University of Washington, members of the stud- ents' organization will conduct the holiday services at the Temple de Hirsch next Tuesday evening. Har- old P. Levy will deliver the sermon and Bertha Martin, Milton Heiman, Florence Wittenberg and Richard Weisficld will read portions of the service. The Passover Menorah service was inaugurated shortly after the incep- tion of Menorah at Washington. Each year Rabbi Koch turns his pulpit over to the students for the closing Pass- over service and grants them full freedom in the conduct of the service. LECTURE BY GUTHRIE SLATED FOR MEETING Dr Edwin R. Guthrie of the Psy- chology department at the Univer- sity will speak before the regular monthly nmeting of Menorah next Thursday evening, at Wesley House 4205 Fifteenth Av( hue N.E. As this is the first meeting of the new school term an unusually fine program has been arranged and all student; norah alumni mdtbers, and of Menorah are urged to attend. Dr. Guthrie has announced that h, work, flatly refusir organization and groups. It is an exceptional oppo tunity for Menorah members to hear this interesting faculty metal)el and they should not allow it to slip by. A program of music and general entertainment is being arranged. Bertha Martin, president of Menorati announced. Student and the alumni members arc asked to hold Thursday evening open for Menorah Barmar Brothers, Freed Oldest Bank in Western Washington 1870 HE purchasing power of your dollar, mea- sured by living costs, has increased six per cent since December, 1925, and today stand at the highest point since July, 1924. Average wage earnings during this period have fluctuated not more than four percent and employment has been steady. Are you taking advantage of this favorable economic condition? It means you should have more money to save. Although you are prosperous now, some unforeseen chance may reduce or eliminate your income. Then a sa/ings account in the Dexter Horton Na- tional Bank would be welcome. While wages are high, work plentiful and living costs down, is the time to save regularly. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT DEXTER HORTON NATIONAL BANK Resources over $d4,000,000 Second Avenue and Cherry Street Seaboard Branch Ballard Branch Westlake at Pike St. 5228 Ballard Ave. Dexter Horton State Bank, Georgetown will spcak on some sul)ject of social l)sychology that will be of particular ntercst to a Jewish audience. It is REFORM RABBIS WILL unusual for a group not directly con- nected with the University to hear Dr. Guthrie, for he devotcs his entirc MEET IN CHICAGO time to his class room and lal)ratory JULY 27TH AND 28TH IOST NOTED REFORM RABBIS IN THE COUNTRY WILL AT- TEND THE CONFERENCE--AT- TITUDE OF JEWISH WORK- INGMAN TOWARDS SYNAGO- GUE TO BE DISCUSSED. All the leading reform congrega- tions throughout the country are LEWIS BROWNE'S BOOK making plans to send their ral)'bis to TO BE DISCUSSED the thirty-ninth annual session of the Central Conference of American Rab- bis which will be held in the Shore- Lewis Browne's newest wm'k "That land Hotel, Chicago, from June 27th Man Iteine" will he discussed at this to July 2nd. week's Menorah Inner Circle meeting The most noted reform ral)bis in to bc held Sunday evening at the home the country will attend and there of Lesslie Stusser. ltarold Levy will will be distinguished rabbinical Diet- open the meeting with a critical re- tore from Europe. This Conference view of the book. An open discussion which was held in Cape May, N. J., will follow, last year invariably is echoed thru- out the country from the pulpits and in the congregational affairs of the rabbis who attend. Though essen- tially theological in purpose, the Ccn- of Credit Swindle Charge tral Conferonco involves the widest discussion of subjects of moment in American Jewry and in many ill- stances establishes principlcs of HOWEVER SENTENCED eli thou, , ght and action on irotent ques- CHARGE OF BRIBERY; VER-Jtions. DICT VIEWED AS COMPRO-] The program is as gencrally broad r., ,t rm,  [in its subject as modern theolo ....  =v, .... -'thou h" "' " " I g l urclales, or. SONS. [Frisch will deliver the Berlin (J. T. A.)--The five Barmat brothers involved in the interna- tionally known sensational trim were acquitted today of charges of credit swindle. Two of the five brothers, however, Julius and Henry were sentenced to )risen terms on tire charge of bribery. Iulius was sentenced to eleven months mprisonment and Henry to six months. The opinion is expressed here gene- rally that the verdict was in the na- ture of a political compromise, as higher justice demanded their com- plete acquittal, after evidence was submitted that the Barmat affair was created by reactionary elements to serve their political purposes, and to ruin the Barmat banking in- terests. MOSCOW COMMUNITY CALLS NEW CHIEF RABBI Moscow--The dispute among var- ious factions in the Moscow Jewish community was settled by the ap- pointment of a new Chief Rabbi. Rabbi Malcikowski of Charkoff was called to the post. sermon and a feature will bc a lecture by Dr. Abba H. Silver. A discussion of the duty of the laity in the promo- tion of reformed Judaism, which will be led by Rabbi Louis I. Egclson, will undoubtedly have reflection in pulpit utterances in the congrega- tions after the Conference. Another subject of consideration by the assembled rabbis will be the attitude of the Jewish working man towards the synagogue. The ral)bis will discuss the growing tendency on the part of the working classes to find in sociological movements sub- stitutes for interest in and attendance on religious observances. Rabbi Louis Wolsey, 'of Philadel- phia, will present a paper on the his- torical relation of Judaism to labor, and a paper on the spiritual situation among Jewish working people in America will be offered by Israel Mufson, secretary of the American Federation of Teachers, and a mem- ber of the faculty of the Labor Col- lege of Philadelphia. "Roll r " 'g'ous Education Day wil be in charge of Dr. Louis I. Mann who is arranging an appropriate gram which inchldes special by Rabbi Morris Lazaron and Singer. The Central Conference of Ameri- can Rabbis is the largest and oldest rabbinical conference. It is a pio- neer among the rabbinical orgamza- tions and has been a model for the formation of other similar bodies. It was founded by the late Dr. Isaac Wise, father-in-law of Adolph Ochs, publisher of the New York Times The officers of the Conference are as follows: President, Dr. H. G. Ene- low, New York City; l)r. Bavid Lef- kowitz, vice-president, Dallas, Texas; Morris Newlield, treasurer, Birm- ingham, Ale., Isaac E. Marcuson, recording secretary, Macon, Ga.; Joseph L. Fink, corresponding sec- retary, Buffalo, N. Y.; Members of the Executive Board comprise the following: Rabbis l Solomon B. Frechof; Lee J. Lcvingcr; David Marx; David Philipson, Joseph Stolz; Martin Zielonka; Henry M. Fisher; Edward L, Israel: Emil W. Leipziger; Abram Simon; Iouis Wilt; andLouis Wolsey" ANTI-SEMITIC PUBLISHER SENTENCED FOR BLASPHEMY Munich--Philipp Bouhler, business manager of the"Illustrierter Beo- bachter," illustrated edition of the anti-Semitic "Voelkischer Beobach- tcr," was fined two hundred marks b" the Munich court on the charge olblasphemy. The charge was substantiated by quotations from a novel publishet by the paper. In the novel a Jcw, who is depicted as the villian, thanked God after the commission of a crime, for having sent him another victim. 3 MORE JEWISH CEMETERIES DESECRATED IN GERMANY Berlin--Throe more cases of des- ecration of Jewish cemeteries were reported from several parts of the country. During the past week the Jewish cemeteries in Eilendorf, Rheinland, iu Baisingen, Wuertemberg and Ful- de, Prussia, were entered by vandals who destroyed many tombstones. 19,330 JEWS IN BULGARIA, r ONE-TENTH ARE FARMERS Sofia--Accurate figures with re- gard to the number of Jews in Bul- garia were made available as a result of a census. The figures show that 4,672 Jewish families live in Bulgaria, numbcring 19,330 persons. Nine percent of the total Jewish population is occupied in agriculturalpursuits. Brake Service McAIpin-Schreiner EA. 8218 /2th Ave. & E. 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