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K NOVEMBER 17, 1938 THE JEWISH TRANSCRIPT, SEATTLE PAGE FIVE &amp;, ON 1 1].< ORGANIZATI ...... I tnibersitg 00etus By Stun Blumenthal Homecoming today and Saturday finds Jewish campus groups buzzing with activity. The Zeta Beta Tau fraternity is holding its annual home- coming dance at the Green Mill road- house on the Bothell hlghway and will hold open house all day Satur- day for their grads. An old-fash- ioned Dutch lunch (with all that goes with it) will be served after the game. Sigma Alpha Mu will have an open house for returning grads Sat- urday afternoon and a Founder's Day banquet Monday night. Congratulations to Lorraine Alex- ander, who was initiated into Spurs, national underclass women's ac- tivity honor society-; to Boaz Free- man, mechanical engineering stu- dent, and Sidney M..Rubens, phy- sics major, who were pledged to Sig- ma Xi, national science h-onorary. Dean Richard Tyler, head of the College of Engineering, recently opened a series O f weekly-broadcasts on Jewish-Christian good-will. The broadcasts are a regular feature Mondays over KJR at 10:30 a. m. Dean Tyler has long been active in creating a better spirit between cam- pus religious group. During the last two weeks he has been doing a great service to the Jewish communi- ty by telling various campus and city groups the truth about Nazi-ridden Germany. It's hard to believe, but finally one of the Jewish feats won an in- tramural basket-bail game when the S. A. M.'s beat the Beta Kappa fra- zernhy30-7. The star basketeers are Percy Bean, Paul Jassny, Bert Meir, Chet Aaron, Stanley- "Pete" Morgan, Mei Abrams and Milt Klegman. Playing par golf seems to be a habit witi: Herb Levin, who this week won his way into the semi- finals of the Chet Sayles golf trophy. He toured his 18 holes in par, 70. He has only one more game to play to capture the trophy. All University students have been extended an invitation to the Sigma Theta Pi--Pi Tau Pi charity dance at the Club \\;(ila Tuesday night, November 21. Temple 00eague By Les Asheim A hearty welcome to all of the 47--count 'em--new members who joined the Temple League at the meeting held last Sunday. Music, dancing, argument, laughter--all the ingredients of a successful meeting I were smoothly mixed together. Preceding the dance, Henry Kot- kins presided at a symposium on "Are Jewish Youths Proud of Being[ Jews?" Naomi Fleishman, sister of the League's president and Univer- sity of Washington coed debater, i took the affirmative, and Stanley Golub, the negative, in a debate preceding the symposiu-m. Opinions were voiced by Mickey Heiman, Adolph Koch, Bertha Ahose, David Saxe, Ernest Cohen and Mrs. Stanley Blumenthal. Next month's meeting will feature nomination and election of officers, and as if that weren't excitement enough, the meeting will be followed by a basketball game! Keep the date in mind--December 11, 8 p. m., Temple Center. The event every member is look- ing forward to. the Y. H. L. C. Ath- letic Dance Saturday night at Edu- cational Center, wil'l feature a sur- prise, for everyone who attends. Come and enjoy yourself. Dalim 2tha00at00 00thim Zfuxiliarp By Mrs. Joe Souriano Members of the Sephardic com- munity enjoyed the Armistice Dance given Saturday night at the Seattle Talmud Torah by the Bikur Holim Ahavath Ahim Auxiliary. Its suc- cess was due to the work of the com- mittee under the leadership of our president, Mrs. M. Eskenazi. The regular monthly auxiliary meeting will be held Monday. Every member s, urged to come. Herzl Men's Club To Elect New Officers, Discuss Soviet Issue "Should Russia be recog- nized ?" That will be the topic of discussion at the first open meeting of the season spon- sored by the Herzl Men's Club, Monday at 8 p. m. at Herzl Synagogue, Ben A. Mas- Inn, retiring president, an- nounced today. An open forum on the question will follow a debate on Russian recognition of the United States by Ewing D. Colvin, former King County Prose- cuting Attorney, and John Derg C0ngregati0n In celebration of National Edu- cation Week, HerzI Congregation has designated Friday evening, Novem- ber 24, as "Education Night." Special guests of the occasion will be the Herzl Religious School children and their parents. A brief program will be rendered by several of the classes. Rabbi Philip A. Langh will speak on "Education--For What?" The Herzl Religious School, es- tablished two months ago under supervision of Rabbi Langh, has earned for itself the distinction of being a model religious school, Leo ,M. Meltzer, head of the Herzl Board of Education, said. The high calibre and high standards of the school are attested by the fact that over a period of two months the average at- tendance of the school has been 98 per cent, he said. "This record," Mr. Meltzer declared, "is uneqnaIIed not only by religious schools, but by any public school in the counecry." Armistice Day services last Friday evening brought out the largest at- tendance of the year, nearly 600 persons. There was music by the choir as well as by Cantor S. Tovbin. Maurice Friedman sang. Rabbi Laugh's sermon was on "Isaiah, Prophet of Peace: A Rebel in Re- ligion." At the Sabbath Tea after the services, honor guests of the evening, both Spanish American War Veterans and World War Veterans were intro- duced by George Cohen, commander of Seattle Post, American Legion. Speaker of the evening on behalf of the veterans was Harry Lewis, for- mer Legion State Commander. He spoke of the Legion's efforts in be- half of peace and of the Legion's opposition to Hitlerism. Among non-Jews in attendance were Judge Kazis Kay of the Superior Court, Mr. and Mrs. William M. Whitney, L. A. (Bill) Williams, Ad- jutant of Seattle Post, and com- manders of all the Legion posts in Seattle. Philip Tworoger was chair- man of the evening. More than 100 workers met at Herzl Synagogue Monday at the call of Chairman Barney B. Lustig to lay plans for a Herzl Jubilee to be held January 6. Temple Dirs00 Members of Sigma Alpha Mu fra- ternity's University of Washington chapter conducted services at Tem- ple de Hirsch Friday evening. Stun Golub, Paul Jassny and David Ro- senbanm, fraternity president, read from the Scriptures. Henry Kotkins, in a sermon on "World Peace," pictured the horrors of war and declared, "The solution to the problem of international hat- reds, such as Hitlerism, which lead to war, is the alternative suggested by the Jewish prophets of old--tol- erance and brotherhood." The services were the first ever conducted by a University frater- nity. More than 150 persons attend- ed. tk0r By J. Kloizner Many Icor members and friends attended the "Russian Evening" and dance sponsored by the Icor Saturday evening at Educational Center. On the program were Miss Clara Klemptner, Miss Mary Gold- berg, Miss Harriet Lip, Jake Eger and his two daughters. Jack Taybak spoke on the Cuban revolution at the Icor's Tuesday ineeting at the Center. Sullivan, prominent attorney. "In view of the fact that Russian recognition will have a sharp effect on business in the Northwest and because of Jewish interest in the proceed- ings since President Roose- velt is conferring on the sub- ject with a Jew, Maxim Lit- vinoff," Mr. Maslan explained, "we expect a record turnout for the meeting." Members and their men friends are invited. Refresh- ments will be served. Election of officers also will be held. I By Abe Shulman Shaye Niger, noted Yiddish auth- or, lecturer and writer, will lecture in Yiddish on "The German Jews and Their Role in Jewish History," at Workmen's Circle Hall, at 9 p. m. Tuesday, under Workmen's Circle auspices. Mr. Niger is touring the United States and Canada under sponsor- ship of the Educational Department of the National Office of the Work- men's Circle. A regular business meeting will precede the lecture, starting at 7:45 p.m. There will be a small admis- sion charge for the lecture, to which the public is invited. An executive board meeting of Workmen's Circle Branch a04 will be held at 8 p. m. Monday at Work- men's Ci<te Hal!. Women's Branch CALENDAR OF EVENTS Monday evening, Executive meeting, Branch 304. Tuesday evening, Lecture by Shaye Niger. Wednesday evening, Regular meeting, Branch 304-B. Friday evening, Lecture by Mrs. Helen Mac Patterson. The first cultural meeting of the year held Friday went over with a bang. Prof. F. B. Farquharson of the University of Washington engi- neering department gave a most in- teresting talk on profit as the cause of war. Close to 100 members and friends were present. The usual round table discussion concluded the lecture, followed by a social hour. Wednesday Branch 304B will hold a regular meeting, with Mrs. I. Sahman as chairman. The speaker for Friday evening's cultural meeting November 24, will be Mrs. Helen MaePatterson. Come and bring your friends. There is no admissior charge. 00r0gres00i00e :00ratrrnitp By Victor Capeloto At a meeting Tuesday, post- poned from Sunday, members of the Progressive Fraternity met at Bikur Cholum Avahath Ahim Congrega- tion and nominated Gordon Leon, president; Joseph Capeloto, Victor Capeloto, Sam Baruch and Jack Almeleh, vice presidents; George Alhadeff, secretary; Sam Capeloto assistant secretary; Joseph Cordova and Albert D. Alhadeff, treasurer Ralph Israel and Albert Leon, inner guard; Joseph Souriano, S. Cohen, J. Calderon, Y. Mizrahi, A. Mosh- catel and Marco Calvo, trustees (three to be elected), and Dr. H. S. Tarica, grand trustee. Members also heard an interesting talk by Albert Levy, Sephardic Tal- mud Torah principal, on "Secrets of the Bible." Rabbi Philip A. Langh, Herzl Congregational spiritual leader, will be principal speaker at the Frater- nity's next meeting, Sunday, Novem- ber 26, at Educational Center. A class of 25 new members will also be initiated. The rabbis taught: "Whoever de- pends upon the earnings of his wife or upon the proceeds of a hand-mill will never perceive the sign of blessing." Seattle Talmu00 T0rah A collection of 150 Jewish books owned by the late Abe Spring, vet- eran Talmud Torah and communal leader, was donated this week to the Talmud Torah Library by Sol G. and Samuel Spring, his sons. As a memorial to Mr. Spring, his name will be placed on the Talmud Torah Yahrzeit Tablet. Talmud Torah and Sunday School pupils will participate in the Junior Roll Call for German Jewish Relief set by the Joint Distribution Com- mittee for Sunday, November 26. Several hundred Talmud Torahs and Religious Schools throughout the country will on that day, ask their pupils to contribute towards the campaign for German Jewish suf- ferers. Students of the daily and Sunday School classses will again compete in the Annual Chanukah Essay Con- test, sponsored by the Seattle Coun- cil of Jewish Juniors. The best es- say will receive a $5.00 gold piece as a prize and will be published in the Chanukah school paper, which is now 111 preparation. Wednesday evening, December 13, the second night of Chanukah, has been set aside for the annual Tal- mud Torah Chanukah program. The program given by pupils of the TaI- mud Torah and the Sunday School, will feature two one-act plays in Hebrew and English; two recitations written by the famous Yiddish poet, Solomon Small, a recent Seattle visi- tor, and Hebrew Chanukah melo- dies by an especially trained choir. The regular monthly assembly of all Talmud Torah and Sunday School pupils will be held at 11:30 a. m. Sunday. Dabatb S00ul By Dena Alkana The lovely wedding of Miss JennieMazen toMr. I. Cordas, which[ was solemnized Sunday evening at! 5 o'clock, was the first wedding held at the new Machzikay Hadath Shuh Rabbi Baruch Shapiro officiated. The wedding dinner was held in the aud- itorium of the Seattle Tahnud Torah. Over 600 persons thronged the Shul to capacity. Among honor guests were Rev. and Mrs. D. Behar and Rev. and Mrs. M. Scharhon. Con- gratulations and best wishes to you, newlyweds. Rabbi Shapiro, the Shul and its officers extend to the Bar Mitzvah of last Saturday, Bernard Castriner and his parents best wishes and a hearty Mazel Toy. The Shul, its officers and members, the ladies' organizations, and all Seattle Jewry, feel with Rabbi Baruch Shapiro in the loss of his beloved brother, Rabbi Abraham Shapiro of New York. A great loss to our rabbi and just as great to Judaism. May our Father console our rabbi in his deep sorrow. 00etuist) !]Iuni0r 00l.eague By Herbert Leebhoff Laying war to "the basic effect of the profit motive" and tracing the world-wide ramifications of the great munition concerns, Prof. F. B. Far- quharson spoke on "Peace" before the Jewish Junior League last Wed- nesday at the Talmud Torah. From a notebook of press notices clipped during the World War, Professor Farquharson illustrated the nature and growth of war psychology. The next regular meeting will be held Wednesday evening at the Talmud Torah. A speaker is sche- duled. A study circle was to be held tonight at the home of Rabbi and Virs. S. Genauer, 1720 East Spring St. LONDON (W.N.S.)--Broadcasting from London this week, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, British Colonial Sec- retary, issued a straight-from-the- shoulder warning that the British government would not only main- tain law and order in Palestine but would pursue a scrupulously fair and impartial attitude toward the Jews and Arabs. g00utational Center Indicating the wide range of ac- tivities at Educational Center, Miss Fannie Kenin, Center director, today released a list of educational, recre- ational and social groups which make the Center their home. Organiza- tions at the Center include: The Press Club, which edits its own monthly journal. Editor is Byron Mantz, Garfield High School student. Advisor is Miss Alice Schwartz, journalism graduate of the University of Minnesota. The Drama Club, directed by Dan Rosenberg, well-known amateur ac- tor and University of Washington speech instructor. The club has 30 members. The Glee Club, one of the most popular clubs in the Center. Samuel Goldfarb is director. The Nursery School Mother's Club meets once a month with Miss Helene Hidden, instructor, to dis- cuss child problems. The Mother's Club meets monthly to hear speak- ers on child welfare. Boy Scouts are supervised by Edward Stern, Herbert Schoenfeld and the Pi Tau Pi Fraternity. Camp Fire Girls are under Jane Grun- !bantu and Sigma Theta Pi Sorority. The Seattle Jewish Athletic Club, made up of high school boys, has had a winning football team this season as has its younger counter- part, the S. J. A. C. Juniors, made up of grammer schooI boys. Both clubs have advisors. The Bluebirds, or junior Camp Fire Girls, are starting out on a well planned program under direction of Miss Lois Schermer. The House Council, composed of representat- ives of every Center group, will spon- sor the first all-house dance on Dec- ember 2, celebrating installation of i new officers. Organizations making the Center their regular meeting place include Sons of Israel, Sephardic Talmud Torah Auxiliary, Icor, Icor Forum Seattle Progressive Fraternity and Auxiliary, Histadruth, Hebrew Free Loan Association, Sholom Aleichem Society and Ladies Sephardic Asso- ciation. S0ns 0f Ssrael By Dave Fink, Seo'. At a business meeting last week a representative of the Jewish Con- sumptives' Relief Society home in Denver asked for financial aid, to which plea the lodge responded by making a substantial donation. Sev- eral new applications for membership were received, proving that Ben Sterling, chairman of the new mem- bership committee, is on the job. Mr. Sterling announced he would present $5 to the man bringing in the most new members by January 1 and President Sam Miller and Peter Thomas made like offers. This means that the lucky man will re- ceive $15. Let's get busy! Brother Shelanski, who took the chairmanship of the sick committee with the understanding that no one be sick, reports that as yet he has had no calls to make! The next meeting, remember, is our social session featuring enter- tainment and lunch, to which mem- bers' families and friends are invited. The meeting will be held Sunday at Educational Center. Be on hand[ May we remind you again not to buy any Gernlan-made goods. And bring in the new members. May the best man win! By Bobby Friedman Mazel tov! A new club is born. Under the guidance of Lawrence Wolfe as advisor, a group of thirty boys have formed a club under the Y. M. H. A. banner. Several meet- ings have been held at Temple Center and the following are officers: President, Merle Erdrich; vice president, Walter Sinton; secretary, Louis Chernov; treasurer, Gerald Leshgold; and sergeant-at-arms, Irv- ing Sternoff. Weekly meetings are held Tues- days at 7:30p. m. Boys between the ages of 13 to 17 are urged to join. VIENNA--The Neue Freie Presse leading newspaper of Austria and owned by a Jew, has been sold to the Hitlerites, according to a report to- day in the Vienna Zeitung. The Neue Freie Presse is the paper on which Dr. Theodore Herzl was once an editor. Brother Of Local Rabbi Dies In East NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J. (WNS) --Rabbi Abraham Shapiro, for eleven years chief orthodox rabbi of Utica, New York, and for the past two years spiritual leader of Ahavas Achim Synagogue here, is dead today at the age of 45 after a brief illness. He was a frequent contributor to the Jewish press. Rabbi Shapiro was a leader of New Brunswick Jewry. After coming to this country from Europe 26 years ago, he was graduated from the College of the City of New York. He also studied at Syracuse Uni- versity. He was a menlber of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada and of the National Committee of the Mizrachi Palestine Fund. His widow, a daughter and a son survive. Rabbi Shapiro was a brother of Rabbi Baruch Shapiro, spi- ritual leader of the Machzika y Hadath Shul here and Seattle resident for the past twenty years. Rabbi Shapiro today was in deep mourning for his brother whom he had not seen for 20 years. Noted Talmud Scholar Dead WARSAW--Thousands of devout Jews throughout the world today mourned the death last week of Rabbi Meier Shapiro, famed scholar of Lublin, who died at the age of forty-six after a short illness. Rabbi Shapiro, founder of the $100,000 Yes- hiva "Chochma Lublin," was a mem- ber of the Polish Sejm from 1923 to 1927. Six thousand Hebrew school child- ren, a hundred rabbis, two hundred representaHves of the Jewish com- munity, representatives of Polish villages and rabbinical institutions all over Poland, the district gover- nor, the mayor of the city and nlili- tary authorities were present at the services. An outpouring of 40,000 Jews at- tended the funeral of Rabbi Sha- piro. He was insured for $30,000, with the Yeshiva as the beneficiary. Representatives of numerous Jewish communities who attended the fun- eral pledged themselves to wipe out the $60,000 deficit of the Yeshiva. For many years he was the chair- man of the Agudath Israel, ultra- orthodox Jewish organization, and was a member of the rabbinical coun- cil of the Agudath Israel. RABBI VISITED SEATTLE Rabbi Shapiro was a Seattle visi- or on his tour of Axterica in the in- terests of his Yeshiva several years ago. He was well-known by Rabbi S. P. Wohlgelernter, Bikur Cholum Congregation spiritual leader, who eulogized the famous Talmudist in his synagogue sermon. The scholar was "also a friend of Rabbi Max J. Wohlgelernter, Tahnud Torah edu- cational director. NEW YORK (W. N. S.)--Seven of the fifteen veterans of Fourth Di- vision of the United States Army who received the Verdun Medal front Mayor O'Brien, today for their heroic role in the Battle of Verdun were Jews. The Jewish recipients of the medals were Charles Goldenberg, David Shapiro, William Rosenfeld, Abraham Kaufman, Saul Goguin, , Jacob Marnet and Samuel T. Wolf. NOTIC "- O I'-EIN  " IPINL I.ON, T AND PETITION O DISTIIBUTION No. 53068 In the Superior Court of the State of Washington for the County of King. In Probate. IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ELMA LONG SELLMAN, de- ceased. Notice is hereby given that I-Iilma Peterson, Administratrix of the Es- tate of Elms Long Sellman, deceas- ed, has filed in the office of the Clerk of, said Court her final Report and petition for distribution, asking the Court to settle said Report, distrib- ute the property to the persons thereto entitled and to discharge said administratrix; and that said Report and petition will be heard on the 15th day of December, 1933, at 9:30 A. N[., at the Court Room of the Probate Department of said Court. Dated this 17th day of November, 1933. ABE 1V. OLSOIq, Clerk of Said Court, By E. N. SEARS, Deputy.