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SYLVIA CATER, Editor Management Committee Archie S. Katz, Chairman: Samuel G. ttolcenberg, Sam Prottas, Roy G. Rosenthal, Alfred Shyman, Mrs. William Weinstein. Office Hours: Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except on press day) 727 Seaboard Bldg. Phone MAin 4-0136 o Seattle 1, Washington Issued Semi-Monthly (excepting July-August, with one edition) Entered as second-class matter July 7, 1949, at the Post Office at Seattle, Washington, under Act of March 3, 1870 : za UNIVERSITY pRINTING CO. r PANORAMA By DAVID SCHWARTZ (Copyright, 1961, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Inc.) A Jewish 'Edison' Bell Telephone stock is one of the blue chips. If you've had a chunk of it in recent years, you must be pretty well off. The total capitalization of the company runs into astronomical figures. This is the story of a man who asked for about one- third of the total capital--and who really was entitled to it--although he never got it. A young boy, son of a father who knew his Talmud very well by all accounts, came to the United States around 1870 when Grant was President. His name was Emil Berliner. When he got to America, he added an E to Emil, making it Emile. He thought that this would Ameri- canize his name. He worked for a drygoods house, selling and later a a boolkeeper. Unlike his father, he didn't seem very much interested in the Talmud, but he used to sit around the library of Cooper Union reading scientific and engineering works. While working for the drygoods shop, he fixed up a little laboratory, where h 9 experimented. I-Ie wanted to be an inventor. Everybody knows Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. You've read about him and have seen mov- ing pictures about him. He was a great man. But the tele- phone Bell invented was not a very practical thing. It transmitted sound all right, it fairly reeked with sound, but you had to be very alert, to make out what the words were. Bell had made a good transmitter, but the receiver was woefully inadequate. It was Emile Berliner, who sup- plied the missing link. A company was formed to exploit the Bell telephone. Berliner wrote them about his invention. A study was made of it and it was agreed, that the Berliner invention was just the thing needed to make the telephone a feasible thing. "How much do you want for it?', Berliner was asked. He asked for something like $4,000. "How can we give you that much?" was the answer. The total capital of the company, he was told, was only $12,000. Berliner took less. This was not Berliner's only invention. He was a Jew- ish Edison. Like Edison, he too invented a talking machine. In fact, it appears that the phonograph we use is more his invention than Edison's. The Edison record was of the cylindrical type, long discarded. The round flat disc was Berliner's invention. The microphone used in radio broadcasting is also Ber- liner's invention. Frederick Wm. Wile who wrote Ber- lJner's biography regarded that as his greatest invention. --Frederick & Nelson Photo MRS. HARRIS SPRINCIN Estelle Meryle Lighter and sister's matron of honor and Harris Wendell Sprincin were married October 8 in a cere- mony performed by Rabbi Ra- phael Levine and Rabbi Jacob Singer at Temple De Hirsch. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Abe Lighter and his parents are Mr. and Mrs. Mac S. Sprincin. The bride' wore a jacket sheath gown of imported Otto- man cloth with a Sabrina neck- line and elbow length sleeves. She wore an original pearl and ret pill box hat with imported illusion veiling and carried a Bible covered with baby orchids, stephanotis and cluster of white grapes. Mrs. Ronald Klein was her Linda Kay was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Ronald Santo, Mrs. Douglas Crites, Janet LaRouche and Barbara Friedman. Marilyn Israel served as flow- er girl and Lind/t Israel was in charge of the guest book. Charles Sprincin was best man for his brother and ushers were Ronald Klein, Robert Berg, Tony Wartnick, Barry Caplan and Ira Kadish. The bride attended Western College of Education and the University of Washington and affiliated with Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority. He attended the University of Washington and was a member of Zeta Beta Ta Fraterni. War Veterans Sponsor Blood Donor Campaign Seattl Post No. 686, JWV, will sponsor a drive for blood Cor all veterans and veterans hospitals in the state of Wash- ington on Wednesday, Novem- ber 1. Through the medium of a loudspeaker a message re- garding the "Blood for Veter- i ans" drive will be brought to the attention of all in the city of Seattle. With this widespread publicity, it is hoped that the blood bank witl be kept busy NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN Harborview Hospital Service. An error was made in the last issue of the Transcript on the telephone number of Mrs. ELiza- beth Friedlander. Mrs. Fried- lander's number is AT 3-2737. Please call Mrs. Friedlander or Mrs. William Danz, EA 5:5777, to volunteer your services at the hospital. At the request of the hospital, our volunteers are back on full day service because of the great need of our help and work. ]3erliner made other inventions in acoustics, helicopters for some time. andwhat not. . All veterans posts are coop: Berliner, although born in Germany, had never liked crating in bringing this rues- German militarism. A lot of quips were made by him about I sage to their members and the c mmlttee urges everyone wno the Germans during the first World War. He recalled that l.  .. ...... is ame o nonage mood to con :the thing he liked best about the Prussian military was the   ..... .  . /, ....... ' intelligent lo0k on their horses: H couldn't say as muchl :abteh3rZ:e, a ;:sKcommander for those riding the horses. He urged that the German  md National' Deputy Aid, is expression, "Gesundheit," said when someone sneezed, be general chairman and Hy ester, changed to Liberty. NOW Is the time to PAY Your FJF Pledge HEATING OIL CO. JAKE ROCKOV Cleanest Heating Oils Auotomatlc Service and Complete Furnace Repair 24 Hours a day-ME. 3-3410 II rot. :00,00ars I II ;vai00ab!e ." I il os I II '?rl II ,7o00 BroadwaY I FUNERAL DIRECTORS For 93 years fnncral ervices available to all ]amilies regardless of income 1702 Broadway EAst 2-0013 Herzl Religious School Inviting Unaffiliated Children To Register The Herzl Conservative Con- gregation has voted to give spe- cial consideration to children of unaffiliated non-members by providing for their enrollment in the classes of its Religious School. Unaffiliated, non - members will be permitted to register their children by paying a spe- cial tuition fee arranged for this purpose. Herzl is doing this to meet the demand of many young couples who want %o send their children to Religious School but are not yet in a position to affiliate as members. The new plan will permit such registration. Information regarding regis- tration for the present school year can be had by calling the Herzl Office, EA. 4-1580. TO HELP OUR 75 AGENCIES CARRY ON THEIR SERVICES PLEASE PAY YOUR FEDER- ATED FUND PLEDGE NOW! _ i i...:: - --" t .I _ . - 7"::::7: .... " .......... - WATER LEVEL RESTAURANT most outstandi,glJ. 7debt ranting, " 1500 WESTLAKE NORTH ATucater 2.0501 ' 1:!111! [ ._ I]., '1 !rl i ..... ---'--"" = .: . . ... ., .....;; ..... ::,... ,... .. ..':-:"..:.:: " :'::  3 "":: : ...... " ! ">.: ...... ::.:." -"' ............. :i:;::: ,: ::i .... Feinberg's II Liver Sausage Beef Stix SEAL ! | Sliced Bologna Breakfast Link & | n Beefnette Sausage  I ! Tongue (ktail .Weiners  i AT YOUR SUetlttT/t0 OttICAnSSEN STORr.S W,,, J " , _ "HERB' MANNHALT , Distributor . 622 34th Ave., Seattle 22, Wash. telephones: Rot--EAst 5-6476 Bus,--EAst 5-4575 quartermaster, is co-chairman. Mort Sahl Comes To Orpheum In November Mort Sahl, considered by many of the canniest critics as i probably the greatest comedian I in the world today, will appear I at the Orpheum Wednesday i evening, November 15. I "The so-called 'sick' come- dian," says the New York Sun, "with his penetrating insight into social and political issues and finely-honed wit, make a devastating combination. Take his crack about Chicago's intro- verted children 'who can now play cops and robbers without playmates,' or his wry observa- tion that the phrase 'Republican newspapers sounds redundant,' or his advice to think a little more about the H-bombs 'to help take your mind off birth control'." "If this man is 'sick'," says the Sun, "then a few more of us should be lucky enough to contract his ailment." The Northwest Releasing Co. also announces three famous hits in their "Broadway Play Series" which are being offered now at a saving of 25% until October 28. The trio are "World of Suzie Wong" Monday thru Saturday, Nov. 27-Dec. 2; "Mu- sic Man," Wednesday thru Sat- urday, Dec. 27-30, and "Thurber Carnival" with Imogene Coca and Arthur Treacher, Sunday, Feb. 11, 1962. Remittance with a self-ad- dressed stamped envelope for these may be mailed to Sher- Iman, Clay Concert Office, 1624 4th Ave., Seattle 1, Wash. CLASSIFIED WILL sacrifice new hand crocheted banquet size cloth imported from Turkey. Val- ued at $1200. Make offer. LA. 4-5575. FOR RENT: B a e h e 1 o r apart- ment, day, week or month, from $6 per day, with hot and cold water, telephone. B o a r d and room for your convenience, Just 10 minute walk from Century 21 431 Boy]ston East. EA 5-9071. Painting and Decorating Free Estimates. References. PERRIN THE PAINTER Call after 5 p.m. WE 7-8764 FOR RENT: Downtown Hall, suitable for dances, receptions, parties, business conferences. Good parking. Moderate price. MA: 3-5967 Study Group. On Monday, No- vember 13, the United Nations will be the topic for a Study Group. Reserve the date and watch the next issue of The Transcript for further . p articu- ' Iars on this meeting. Kline Galland Home Service. Our service to the Galland Home is of utmost importance and more volunteers are needed, Call Mrs. Fred Ruby, AD 2-8470 and offer your services. Remedial Reading Classes Council now has 15 women tu- toring in the Seattle School sys- tem and we are hoping to start another class after the first of the year. This class will be held in the evening for those who are interested and cannot partici- pate in the day time classes. Anyone wishing to join the Council may contact Mrs. Alvin Schoenfeld, AD 2-5539, or Mrs. Walter Schoenfeld, GL 4-7750. Volunteer Placement blank should be filled out immediately and mailed to Mrs. Donald Es- feld, 2840 32nd W. " Many ADL Talks On Current Calendar The demand for ADL services comes from various sources. For examples of diversity, an exam- ination of the Anti-Defamation League regional director's travel schedule is presented. On October 12, Seymour Kap- lan, director, ADL Pacific North- west Region, addressed the board of the Portland urban League on "Prejud;ce and Ds- crlmination Among Minority Groups." On October 23, he will lecture %o the social studies classes, and other groups, at Central Washington College in Ellensburg on topics relating to civil rights, the results of dis- crimination in the U. S., the philosophy and work of the ADL, etc. He will participate as lecturer and panel member in, the Institute of Government conducted at Idaho State Col- lege on November 2 and 3. Later, in November, he is sched- uled to address the Washington County (Oregon) meeting of the Association for Childhood Edu- cation International, on the mi- nority group child in the class- room. Working with the leading ed- ucators of the state of Oregon, the ADL regional director has projected the Oregon Confer- ence on Human Relations Edu- cation to be held at Portland ]tate College December 14, 15 and 16. This conference grew from the Northwest Confernce on Human Relations sponsored by the local ADL office at the University of Washington in De- cember of 1959. The Oregon Conference theme "Education for Better Human Relations in Oregon" will be keynoted by tte Hen. Edith Green. Gertrude Near, the ADL's national edu- cation director, will close the conference with an evaluatio of its work and how the experi- ence gained through it can be implemented in curriculum, text- books, teacher skills and class- room prograraz. . Heads Local Chapter 0f Brandeis Women Mrs. Joseph Freidman was elected president of Seattle Chapter Brandeis University National Women's Committee at its last Board meeting, to i serve the balance of the year following the resignation of Mrs. Herbert M. Meltzer. Mrs. Freicman and Mrs. Lem- uel Solomon were elected dele- gates to the forthcoming Re- gional Conference of the Na- tional Womelfs Committee to be held in San Francisco on January 10 and 11, 1962, with Mrs, Howard Keller as alter- late. plans arc already under way for the Third Annum Brandeis Ir/vitational Arts and Crafts Festival to be held February 24 to 28, at the Jewish Community Center. Mrs. Sidney Gerber is overall chairman, with Mrs. Nicholas Berman and Mrs. Max Weinstein, co-chairmen. Mrs. Leslie Stusser and Mrs. J. A. Kaplan, Patroness chair- men, announce that their com- mittee will be calling members shortly inviting them to become patronesses to help defray the costs of the Festival. Entire pro- ceeds of the sale of art works go to the artists; and there is no admission charge to view the show and the very fine pro- .grams presented to the general public. The following are mere-: bers of the Patroness Committee: Mesdames Jack Moss, H. S. Fields, Harry Rogers, Stanley Blumenthal, Irving Anches, Jef- frey Heiman, Eman Masin, Irv- ing Stolzoff, Howard Keller and Miss Selena Gottfried. Mrs. Freidman reminds mem- I . . hers and fmends that contr- buttons to the Book Fund of the Library at Brandeis University from $1.00 and up are very ap- propriate gifts in honor of happy occasions, or in memory of beloved friends and relatives. For your covenience the fol- lowing Area Book Fund Chair- men kvill be pleased to accept and acknowledge all. orders promptly. Magnolia-Queen Anne: Mrs. Bernard B. Coyne, 3520. W. Howe St., AT. 3-7365. Montlake-Central: Mrs. Ana- role Berg, 1809 E. McGraw, EA. 4-2660. North End: Mrs. Murray Gut- erson, 6548 43rd N.E., LA. 3- 8023. Madison Park: Mrs. Eman Masin, 2241 39th E., EA. 4-9236. South End: Mrs. Victor Men- ashe, 5815 Oakhurst Rd., PA 2- 2950. Bellevue: Mrs. Leonard J. Cohen, 1811 123rd S.E., GL. 4- 6255; Mrs. Joel, Fuss, 2119 140th P1. S.E., GL. 4-3188. Mercer Island: Mrs. Donald Hochberg, 4148 Blvd. PI., AD. 2-3294. Engagement Told Frederick & Nelson Photo BARBARA KOSOKOFF Mr. ancl Mrs. Joseph Kosokoff announce the engagement of their daughter; Barbara, to Dr. i Gerald Edelstein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Edelstein of New York.' i Miss Kosokoff is a senior at the University of Washington in the School of Nursing. DL Edel- stein, a graduate of Cornell Uni- versity and Albert Einstein Medical School, is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. A June wedding is planned. Teenage Pianist Will Appear With Symphony A 16-year-old piano virtuoso, who critics have called a "Teen- Age Titan," will come to Seattle Monday and Tuesday, October 30 and 31, as soloist with the Se- attle Symphony Orchestra in the Orpheum Theatre. Lorin Hollander, who gained "over- night" fame after his last-min- uate replacement of Van Cliburn in 1959, will be remembered by many for his exceptional success in 1959 when he appeared on the Seattle Ladies' Musical Club se- ries. He will be featured with the Orchestra, conducted by Milton Katims, in Saint-Saens "Concerto for Piano and Orches- tra No. 5, F Major, Opus 103." Other selections on the program include yon Einem's "Capriccio," Haydn's "Symphony No. 103" and Stravinsky's ' ' F i r e b i r d Suite." A redhead with a mischie- vous twinkle in his eyes and a love for sailing and water-ski- ing, Lorin Hollander is a typi- cal teen-ager except for his con- suming devotion of music. His father, Max Hollander, is a violinist, who served as NBC Symphony concertmaster and assistant concertmaster w it h Toscanini. Tickets for the concert are available at the Sherman, Clay concert ticket office and at 601 I Orpheum Building. Further in- t formation may be obtained by/ calling MUtual 2-1675. MRS. DONALD A BLOCK Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Roffe, Mrs. Morris Block of Los An- formerly of Seattle, announce geles. the marriage of their daughter, I Mrs. Block's grandparents are Judith Marcia, to Donald Allen lMrs. Ida Roffe of Seattle and Block on August 13. The mar-I Herman Klatzker of Los An- riage took place at the Beverly Igeles. Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, The couple are making their Calif. His parents are Mr. and home in Los Angeles. Mizrachi Women's Membership Tea To Be October 25 The annual Membership Tea of Avivah Chapter of Mizrachi Women will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25, at the home of Mrs. Israel Volotin, 3514. East Marion Street. he program will be high- lighted by the showing of "Side by Side," the most recent film orodu, ced by Mizrachi Women. The program will also include a presentation by Mrs. Joseph Russak of her experiences and impressions of Israel during her recent visit there. An informal social hour will follow the pro- gram. Mizrachi Women's Organiza- tion of America, in 1961 marking 36 years of service, provide academic, vocational, agricuI- tur/tl' religious and cultural training for 5,000 youths and newcomers to Israel. Avivah Chapter cordially invites all women in the community to at- tend this event and become as- sociated with the group in this vital work. Temple 5isterhood's Golden Gift Event Set for November 6 The annual Golden Gifts Luncheon of the Sisterhood of Temple De Hirsch will be held at noon on November 6 in the Temple Center. Highlighting the afternoon will be a presentation of the latest in fashions by Best's Ap- parel. Many door prizes will be given, including a week end for two at Bayshore Inn, Vancou- ver, B.C. Tickets are $10.00 and may be !obtained by writing Mrs. Wil- liam Arensberg, 2521 Lake Washington Boulevard N., or Mrs. Sam Garber, 5132 45thN.E. Free Loan Society To Hear Reviews By Mrs. Louis Marks The Hebrew Ladies Free Loan Society will meet at the home of Mrs. E. E. Lescher, 1604 34th Avenue on Thursday, October 26. A snack luncheon will be served at 12:30 and the pro, gram will include play reviews by Mrs. Louis Marks. Hostesses for the day will be Mrs. Jack Young, chairman Mrs. Louis J. H'alpern, Mrs. I. F. Jacobs and Mrs. Hyman Se- lesnick. Sephardic Sisterhood Luncheon.Card Party To Be October 24 Seattle Sephardic Sisterhood's annual Luncheon and Care Party will be held at the Ezra Bessaroth Hall at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24. Donation is $1.25 per person and all pro- ceeds will be used for charit- able work Reservations are necessary and should be made by calling Mrs. Morris Sadis, PA 3-7705, Mrs. Eli Angel, PA 3-9651, or Mrs. Sam Capeloto, PA 2-5581. Senior Ladies Mizrachi Meeting October 23 The first meeting of the sea- son of the Senior Ladies Miz- rachi will be held at the home of Mrs. Nuchim Steinbrecher, 409 30th Avenue South, on Mon- day, October 23. The regular noon time luncheonette will be served. The President, Mrs. A1 Mer- port, urges all members to at- tend this opening ,meeting as there is much important busi- ness to transact for the good and welfare of the organization. .NOW Is the time to PAY Your FJF Pledge Temple Beth Am's Annual Theatre Party November 4 Temple Beth Am's annua: theater party, on Saturday, No- vember 4, will begin with six oclock potluck suppers, pro- ceed to an 8:30 curtain, and end with a meet-the-cast-for-coffee after the show party. This is the final Saturday night showing of Moss Hart's light-hearted com- edy, "Light Up the Sky," pre- sented by the Center Stagers at the Jewish Community Center Auditorium. The traditional potluck sup- pers before theater time are held at various homes and are attended by early-starters who bring one ready-to-eat dish per couple and a donation of $1 per person. Attendance to this is !oPtional. The meeg- the- cast after party, optional also, is in- cluded in the price of the theater ticket. All members of Temple Beth Am Jewish Re- form Congregation and their friends are invited. Reserva- Noon Event Nov. 2 Card players will be ble to spend an enjoyable afternobn and help a worthy cause at the same time by attending the luncheon and card party Seat- tle Chapter ORT is sponsoring on November-2 at the Federated Women's Club, 232 Harvard East. The luncheon will be held at 12 noon and will benefit ORT health projects in various countries. Co-chairmen of the affair are Mrs. Aaron Schuster and Mrs. Jacob Arensberg. Serving with them on the committee are Mesdames David Pass, Joseph Golemback, Risa Eger, Shirley Teitelbaum, Benjamin Brill, Hy- man Shafron, Jeffrey Heiman and Miss Anna Kobler. Pouring at the luncheon which will precede cards will be Mesdames Gussie Arem, Leo Bloch, Harold Bloomey and Philip Codell. Hospitality com- mittee consists of Mesdames Fanchon Bernstein, Mrs. L. Fin- kelstein, Mrs. Max Stern, Mrs. George Wachtin, Mrs. Sam Schneider and Mrs. Hyman Jar- fee. In charge of the guest book is Mrs. William Laurie. Door prizes for the event have been donated by Miss Ann Kob- ler, Mrs. Aaron Schuster, Mrs. David Pass, and Mrs. S. L. Lev- inson. Tickets may be secured from Mrs. Bernard B. Coyne, Mrs. Hyman ester and Mrs. Aaron Schuster. Mrs. S. L. Levinson, president of the Seattle chapter will be attending the 16th Biennial Na- tional Convention in Philadel- phia on October 23-26. Mrs. Levinson is a member of the national board which will deal with current problems and fut- ure plans of ORT, Mrs. Abba Abrams To Speak at Open Meeting Of Seaflle Post, JWV Mrs. Abba Abrams will be the guest speaker at the open meeting of Seattle Post No. 686, JWV, at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, at the Jewish Com- munity Center. Mrs. Abrams will speak about her recent tour of the State Of Israel. tlarry Schwartz will show and narrate slides taken in Is- rael during his visit there, and refreshments will be served. Members are invited to bring their wives and the public is cordially invited to attend. Victor Offman, JVC, is pro- gram chairman, and Mike Green, PC, is co-chairman. NEW  YORK (JTA).  A $79,000 grant for research in the field, of differential ge- ometry has been awarded the Graduate School of ,Science of Yeshiva University by the Na- tional Science Foundation. tions are being received by Mrs. Arthur Rolfe at EM '2- 9262 and Mrs. Ralph Miller, LA 2-3372. Young Married Group Formed by Hadassah Members of the newly or- ganized Brandeis Group of Ha- dassah met recently at the home of Mrs. Art Klein for the pur- pose of electing officers. This evening group, designed for "young marrieds," has taken on a work project for the Hadassah Fair. Several work parties have been planned. Anyone inter- ested in joining this new un- dertaking may call Mrs. Joseph Rogel, AD 2-3395. Moses Ambrosius, who ar- rived in New Amsterdam, new New York City, in September, 1654, among the first, shipload of. Jews to reach the colony, was held as a hostage by the authorities until the full amount of passage money for all the Jewish settlers was paid. The group consisted of refugees from Bahia, Brazil. (JTA) APPgl00! .... Timi00rgood t00ing . , the label  .. , means  "Promndary"  means :.l %1 iiiiiiiii!iiiiiiii!iiiiii! PREPARED FROM AN OLD'WORLD,, ! i00i00iilj!!i',)iiill IMPORTED VITA tIERRiNG IN BITE-SIZE FILLES@ Even belier than homemade! The world's finest 'herring . . . marinated in wine or sour cream--famous Vita sauces seasoned oh-so-lovingly with mild vinegar, bay leaves, gourmet spices. 'the delicious sum total is garnished with crisp onion rings. A great Jewish dish to enchant your / tb-.\\; family and say a warm, gracious ' ( "Welcome" to guests. In your .l7-----[s:\\; food tpre refrigerate d eases. "/I1 N, ,