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JUNE 23, 1933 THE JEWISH TRANSCRIPT, SEATTLE PAGE FrYE ad ed ge te er ry B. ag in h L ORGANIZATION" NEWS i RE-ELECTED 00eattle Talmul) Tora00 Mrs. M. Kanrek was hostess to a breakfast of the Bar Mitzvah Club June 11, which session Harry Kraft attended for the first time. With the beginning of the Talmud Torah sum- mer sessions, the Club holds its minyon at 9 a. m., daily except Sat- urdays and Sundays. Hostesses at Club breakfasts for this week were Mrs. L. Pearl, Mrs. J. Raine, Mrs. S. Lampson, Mrs. J. Friedman, and Mrs. Solomon p. Wohlgelernter, who entertained the Club and members of E.. Wolpin's Talmud Torah class Wednesday-, on the occasion of her son Samuel's seventh birthdav. Cantor N. Schlosberg, the services of the club Monday and ted the members in community sing- any. Mazel Tov to Mr. and Mrs. L. Meyers whose son, Jack, was Bar Mitzvah at Bikur Cholum Synagogue Saturday, and to Mr. and I'Irs. Sam Zeidman, who will celebrate the Bar MitZvah of their son, Jerome, Satur- day. New pupils registered for the Tal- mud Torah Summer School Monday jre Alice Abrams, Sidney Abrams, aekle Melvin Cohen, Donald Gord- on, Marvyn Gottstein, ParaPoplack, June Shapiro of Bremerton, Helen Sondheim, Morrv Terk and Dorothy Wagner. The Talmud Torah mourns the loss to the Seattle Jewish community of Jacob Hurwitz, for many years a member of the Talmud Torah board of directors and board of education, and one of the oldest active workers in the cause of Jewish education in this city. Sympathy is extended to the bereaved family." A receipt for $32.89, raised by Tal- raud Torah students during Hebrew Week here, was received this week from New York. Monev will be used for promotion of the use of Hebrew in the United States. 00'00lac0000ikap 00)al)att) S0ul By Dena Alkana _ A $1,000 prize contest to raise lUnds for supplving the new Machzl- kay Hadath Shul, to be built for the Hashona holidays, with re- Ugmus books will be launched im- mediately by the congregation's Ladies Literary Promotion Organiza- tion, it was decided at a well-attended three-hour meeting Sunday at the Talmud Torah. A diamond pin, and Vanity case will be prizes, Mrs. B. Cohn, president, announced. Through The Jewish Transcript, the Machzikay Hadath Congrega- tion invites Seattle Jewry to partici- pate in the ground-breaking cere- mony for the new synagogue at the Corner of 26th Avenue and East Fir Street, Sunday at 10 a. m. Everyone is invited. Timing its rebirth with a sig- nificant event in American Zionism-- a nation-wide radio broadcast Sun- day at 3 p. m. by Dr. Chaim Weiz- mann, international Jewish the Sea " leader- . ttle. District of the Zmms" " Orgamzatmn will take its first step in reorganizin ,, g this week. xecause of recent tragic events m. Europe a revitalization of Zionism s taking place in all countries where ,,::j Z:j:tbe found," Sol Esfeld, ' head, today declared It is findin ' - " g its echo in Seattle. We Z::i2 nt out I00 letters to Seattle s pointing out that the focal :il:tst.Of Jewish activity today is in haw me, which offers the only .i.he[ . ot refuge for Jewish people. uanos of the Zionist organization must be strengthened by all Jews." Headquarters of the local dis- trict are at 410 Smith Tower. Stella Sameth is executive secretary. A Year of interesting activity is being planned and participation of all Seattle Jews is urged. APPOINTED 'l DR. HARRY TARICA, pio- neer in the Seattle Sephardic community and vice president of the National Association of Chiropractors, this week be- came the first Jew to be ap- pointed to the state board of chiropractic examiners. Dr. Tarica, a former officer of the state chiropractors association and a practitioner for the past eight years, was notified of the signal honor bestowed upon him by the state department of licenses. He is one of three examiners. Prof. Carlos Garcia-Prada, Span- ish language instructor at the Uni- versity of Washington, will be prin- cipal speaker at the last meeting of the Progressive Fraternity before summer suspension of activity at 11 a. m. Sunday at Educational Center. "Vice President's Day" will be ob- served, with Gordon Leon, fraternity vice president, in the chair. All members are urged to attend to vote on an insurance plan proposed at the last meeting. Members of the ladies' auxiliary will meet jointly with the fraternity. D00alom 00lldd)tm 00otietp By John Calderon Initiation of new Sholom Aleichem Society members at Educational Center today was postponed from June 24 to July 1, because the society doesn't want to conflict with the wedding ceremony of Sam Eskenazi, a member, to be held Saturday eve- ning. Dr. Jerome Bernard Jacobs will speak at the July 1 meeting. Refreshments will be served, and two plays will be staged. z.. C..0000ws By Joseph DeLeon Winning five out of the six games they have played, the Y. H. L. C. ball players now top the Class B playground ball league. Plans for the annual July excursion are now being formulated by a committee headed by Ralph Israel, John Israel and Joseph De Leon. In summer splendor, Y. H. L. C. members turned out at the Yacht Club Saturday evening for its first Sport Informal. Proceeds went to the Seattle Progressive Fraternity. $000r 00ewe By J. Kloizner "Should the United States disarm only when other nations disarm?" will be the subject of discussion at an Icor meeting Tuesday at 8 p. m. at Educational Center. Everyone is invited. Tickets for the Icor annual open air dinner and picnic at the Silver- stone's farm Sunday, July 16, may be obtained from any member of the Icor. Free transportation will be provided All proceeds will go to help the Jewish pioneers in Biro- Bidjan. JOint 00luniar @utll) By Helen M. Rogers "Viii you be dere, Charley?" is the query going the rounds of the Herzl Junior Guild as the date nears for the last big event of the year, the Herzl picnic Sunday at Fortuna Park. There will be bridge tourna- ments, swimming, sports and danc- ing. Next Guild meeting will be Thursday, July 6. Make it a date now. Here and there: Under chairman- ship of Ann Newman, the dramatic club is planning on having fifteen one-act plays and several three-act ones ready for the coming season. All those wishing to become active please call Miss Newman. Basking in the sun at Lake Geneva Sunday were Art Sternoff, Davy and Kay Pearl, and HarryBlatt. JerryBoral, Sidney Siegel, Charlie Snyder and Debby Rosen were seen at Lake Lucerne. A moonlight excursion is set for August 5 with dancing, singing and what not. Boys, date your best girl friend now. Guild members inter- ested in more beach parties should get in touch with President Carl Sternoff. iElni00ersitp By Lester Asheim First: In the series of summer noon meetings of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity was held Thursday at Rippe's for pledges, members, and alums. Vacation Notes: Bill Usdane and Frank Raphael still playing at the Roxy. Dick Bendix moaning because he only got eleven hours A. Adolph Koch working in a law office. Ann Convisar, Dorothy Danz, Jess Rosen- burg and Bob Sharf, of Portland, at- tending summer school. Mel Wein- stein rounding up youngsters for the B. B. Summer Camp. Temple League meetings resolving into a discussion of initiation tortures. 00gt0ma @rgani00ation00 By Milton Klegman Plans for Tacoma Talmud Torah's fifth annual picnic at Star Lake July 9 are well under way with the ap- pointment of all active committees. Dancing, boating, fishing, sports and refreshments are on the program. Tacoma is cordially inviting all Northwest Jewry to attend. K. Weinstone is general chairman; J.Willner, treasurer. Committees in- clude: Gates--Dave Klegman, Joe Gevurtz, Julius Friedman; Boat- S. Seinfeld, M. Meier; Parking--M. Warnick; Dance--J. Sussman, Milton Klegman, Leo Friedman; Cashiers-- F. Spigal, S. Farber; Concessions-- L. Lamken, N. Friedman, J. Fried- man, T. Goldfarb; Women's Com- mittee-Mesdames S. Farber, D. Klegman, H. Rotman, P. Olswang, F. Spigal, J. Willner, M. Warnick. Young Circle Club By Solie Rlngold A regular meeting of the Young Circle Club will be held 8:30 p. m. Tuesday at Workmen's Circle Hall. Plans for a beach party and summer activities will be discussed. Every- one attend. Women's Branch Regular business and interesting discussion will mark the meeting of Branch 304B Wednesday at 8:15 p. m. i at Workmen's Circle Hall. Members are urged to be prompt., Tacoma Cirdt By A. Rose Tacoma Workman's Circle will sponsor an annual picnic July 23 at Star Lake For further details watch The Transcript. :fl00lattaheeS By Louis Zetin Herbert J. Droker is the new Maccabee president; Louis Handlin, vice president; Harry Horowitz, secretary-treasurer. They were elec- ted at the last meeting. Mrs. Emanuel Wachtel Educational Center Board Is Announced Suspending activity until August, when regular meetings will be r'e- sumed, the governing board of the Educational Center, operated by the Seattle Council of Jewish Women as a Community Fund Agency, Mrs. Emanuel Wachtel, re-elected presi- dent of the Center board for her third successive term, today announced new board officers. Mrs. Emile Marx is first vice president; Mrs. Isaac Brown, second vice president; Mrs. S. Tonkon, recording secretary; Miss Jeanette Brown, financial secretary; and Mrs. Samuel Koch, secretary. (gl)ucatianal Center Warm summer days bring no re- pose for the Educational Center Clinic. Wednesday, tonsil operation day, has been booked full. Miss Edith Schermer and Miss Helen Bastheim have given fine service in aiding with operations and general clinic work. Mothers of the Educational Center who have too many children home from school these vacation days, can send their little ones to the Nursery School, which will continue through the summer until the building closes for the last two weeks in July. Miss Helene Hidden is conducting her class almos entirely outside. Though the playfield is by no means completed, still it rivals the Game Room as an attraction at the Center. Daily it is filled with boys and girls playing baseball and other games which do not require equip- ment. S0n00 of $00rarl By Dave Fink, SeCy. We don't want to pat ourselves on the back, but--we do think we have reason to be proud of the fact that despite the depression, and re- gardless of the heavy drain on our treasury due to death benefits paid and relief demands for members in distress, we can decidedly state that our balance is in the black. We have made better progress financially dur- ing the past year than in hitherto so-called prosperous times. A com- plete financial statement will be mailed to each member. July 2, new Sons of Israel officers will be publicly installed at Educa- tional Center, with officers of the ladies' auxiliary. Members and friends are invited to come and par- ticipate. Refreshments will be served The "old woman in the shoe" is a nursery tale, but there are many modern mothers who often don't know what to do with their brood of restless youngsters. Here's a tip! A picnic solves the problem, and the Sons of Israel picnic August 20 at Fortuna Park will be a real event where you can turn the youngsters loose and know that they will be having a wonderful time, with per- fect safety. The older young folks will enjoy it just as much, so plan to play with us Sunday, August 20! P. Thomas is recovering from an attack of ptomaine poisoning. William Warshal Is Honored For Pistol Shooting Prowess A sharp-shootlng marksman who "shot it out" on the revolver range with Seattle's best plstol-toters and emerged champion of the Elliott Bay Revolver Club and the first Jew to be on the national junior championship team of the United States Revolver Association--that's William Warshal, young pistol expert, who Thursday evening was awarded a medal and trophy for his shooting prowess at a meeting of the Elliott Bay Revolver Club. From the hands of Luke S. May, Chief of Detectives, Mr. Warshal, holder of state shooting medals and deputy governor of the United States Revolver Association, received a trophy for topping the list of marks- men in the Elliott Bay Revolver Club, which includes among its members national champions. Mr. Warshal also received a medal as a member of the eight-man team which won the national 1933 junior pistol title. He William Warshal is secretary of the Seattle Shooting Club and the Northwest Indoor Mr. Warshalis the brother of Adolph Pistol and Revolver Association. Warshal and the son of J. Warshal, Seattle resident since 1913 and a both of Seattle. This is his third graduate of Franklin High School, year of pistol shooting. Free Loan Society Will Celebrate Twentieth Birthday Wednesday A golden chain of twenty years of kindly deeds and helpfuIness to hun- dreds of Seattle families--two de- cades of alleviating distress, bringing solace and easing the pinch of poverty--will be forged Wed nesd ayby the Hebrew Ladies Free Loan So- ciety at a twentieth anniversary luncheon in the vestry room of the Bikur Cholum synagogue. Mrs. Rose Steinfield, one of the charter officers of the or- ganization, will preside at the luncheon as head of the Free Loan Society today. Mrs. S. Mosler is vice president; Mrs. U. M. Shain, second vice presi- dent;Mrs. H. Schneider, treas- urer, an office she has held for the past 19 years; Mrs. M. Edelson, recording secretary; and Miss Dora Zeeve, finan- cial secretary. The organization is the only wo- men's free loan society in the United States, and from an original capital of 85 has, during its twenty-year history, issued 1,398 loans amounting to $99,040.50, Miss Zeeve, financial secretary, announced. Funds have also been raised for the Blind Institute in Palestine, and three war orphans have been sup- ported: two girls now self-supporting and a boy who is completing his edu- cation in a Palestine agricultural school. Stock Trend Is Upward, Forecast Heads Of New Investment Concern Many Jewish friends of C. Wistar Sharpies, son of Dr. Caspar W. Sharpies, and William C. H. Lewis, son of a pioneer Seattleite, today were congratulating them upon the opening of an investment securities firm atT10HogeBuilding. Both Mr. Sharples and Mr. Lewis have had years of experience in the financial district and both are Seattle born. "With the firm belief that an up- ward trend in securities is at hand," Mr. Sharples explained today, "Mr. Lewis and I organized our invest- ment securities firm in January. It is our ambition to conduct a sound investment business of the highest type--a business of consultation and advice to our clients for their benefit, rather than a sales organization to distribute only those securities upon which there is a large return of profit to the dealers." Olympia Picnic To Be Held On Sunday OLYMPIA--(Speci al)--More than 300 Jewish picnickers from all parts of Western Washington are expected at the third annual picnic at Colum- bia Recreation Park, near here, Sun- day, Earl Bean, chairman of the event, sponsored by Amunoh Lodge, B'nal B'rith, announced today. A day replete with dancing, swim- ming and games is promised the picnic-g0ers. The scene of the event is six miles west of Olympia. Coffee, cream and sugar will be served free, and no admission will be charged, Mr. Bean announced. Mother Of Seattle Residents Is Dead Sad news of the death of Mrs. Minna Gundersheimer, 96-year-old mother of Mrs. Emile Bories and Mrs. Flora Rosenberg of Seattle, in Frankfort, Germany, on May 12, was received in Seattle this week. Mrs. Bories visited her mother, prominent in German Red Cross work and a leading figure in Jewish activities, seven years ago. Mrs. Gundersheimer, whose ninety- fifth birthday was made an event for community celebration, would have been 97 years old in October. She leaves six children, three living in Germany, the two daughters in Seattle and a son in San Francisco. In a statement addressed to Jewish investors, Mr. Lewis today stated: "Many people who have owned securities over a period of years find some of their investments in unsound or at least unsatisfactory condition. We would be pleased to consult with such investors, giving our opinion on the best course for laying out a future investment program." Sam Klassel, Expert Craftsman, Moves Member of the Seattle Jewish com- munity for the past fifteen years and a skilled craftsman with thirty-five years' experience in cabinet making, wood working, furniture repairing, upholstering and refinishing, Sam Klassel, active in the Workmen's Circle, today announced removal of his shop to a new location at 2.317 E. Union St. "My many friends in the Jewish community know the high quality of work upon which I pride myself," Mr. Klassel declared. "No job is too big or too small. I will be glad to give free estimates on all sorts of cabinet work, furniture repairing, re- finishing, refinishing mirrors or in- stalling glass." Moonlight Trip Is Planned For July 8 Silvery, moon-bathed waters and twinkling stars will form the setting for a moonlight excursion to be spon- sored by the Seattle Talmud Torah Parent-Teachers Association July 8 on the steamer Chippewa, Mrs. N. Sulman, chairman of the event, an- nounced today. The three and a half hour cruise on Puget Sound waters will begin at 10 p. m. from Colman Dock, Mrs. Sulman declared. "All Seattle Jewry is invited to enjoy a delightful cruise in the moonlight on Puget Sound," Mrs. Sulman an- nounced. "Cards and dancing will be added attractions." Mrs. D. Pass is in charge of refresh- ments. Other P. T. A. members working on excursion plans are Mes- dames Sam Treiger, D. Sigel, M. Blockoff, A. Sidelsky, B. Steiner, M. Berch, N. Helman, S. Kotkins and William Ross.