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DECEMBER 28, 1942 THE TRANSCRIPT PAGE FIVE Newly-elected Officers To Be Installed January 6 B'N A I W B'RITH NEWS ABE J GOLDMAN .................. President HERMAN KEISLER .......... Vice-Presiden IRVING C. LEWIS .........  .......... Secretary ABE StIULMAN ...................... Treasurer Published in the interest of Seattle Lodge No. 503, B'nai B'rith. Please turn in all news articles for this page at the B'nai B'rith ofice, 711 Lowman Bldg. Auxiliary Officers Will Be Installed Mrs. Ruby Webber will be in- stalled as president of Seattle Aux- iliary, B'nai B'rith, at Temple Cen- ter Wednesday evening, Jan. 6. Mrs. Webber succeeds Mrs. Syl- via Copeland. Other newly-elected officers are Mrs. Leah Saltman, vice-president; Mrs. Rose Mac Hei- man, conductress; Mrs. Ruth Bloch, inner guard; Mrs. Pearl Shulman, outer guard; Mrs. Gertrude Wolfe, recording secretary; Mrs. Minnie Fisher, financial secretary; Mrs. Anna Erdich, treasurer; Mrs. Ruth Zuckerman. Mrs. Sadie Brashem and Mrs. Dolly Keisler, trustees, and Mrs. Copeland, counsellor. Capt. George Cohen, auxiliary mentor, will conduct the installa- tion, assisted by Miss Dorothy Doc- ter. Mrs. Brashem last week an- nounced that the auxiliary's Silver Tea, originally planned for Dec. 29, will be held, instead, on the after- noon of Jan. 28 at Hillel House. The purpose of the tea is to ac- quaint Seattle women with the Hillel Foundation. --PAY YOUR DUES-- Would Close Shows Before Firing Jews LONDON (.lPS)--When, in ac- cordance with Nazi demands, the Danish Minister of Education or- tiered all theaters in Denmark to dismiss Jewish actors, actresses, musicians and other employees, the Lheater managers called a special meeting at which it was decided Lhat they would close the theaters _ntirely rather than dismiss their lewish artists and employees. 'Second Million Has Good Start Joe Gluck, newly-elected treas- urer of Seattle Lodge and chair- man of the bond-selling commit- IN THE ARMY? Do you know of a mem- ber who has joined the armed forces recently? Send his name to Secre- tary Irving Lewis, so he may be sent his member- ship card. tee, last week piled up a substantial start on his second million dollar., worth of War Savings Bonds. Completion of the first million brought honors both to the lodge and Gluck. He was presented with a certificate, signed by Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgen- thau Jr. and presented by Saul Haas, state war savings staff ad- ministrator. Gluck also received a hand-let- tered scroll bearing the signatures of 18 Victory Square committee- men and war savings staff co- workers at a luncheon in his honor. PAY YOUR DUES-- DISTRIBUTE PROPERTY GENEVA (JPS) -- The Nazi au- thorities in Mannheim have dis- tributed among German families who suffered from British air raids the confiscated property, particu- larly household belongings and fur- niture, of Jews who were deported to Eastern Europe. PAY YOUR DUES B'nai B'rith needs manpower. Sign up a new member today. CONSOLIDATED BEVERAGE CO. BUDWEISER DISTRIBUTORS SEneca 2255 Palace Fish and Oyster COMPANY Maia Office Wholesale Office Retail Store 1515 Alaskan Way 1515 Alaskan Way 819 Alaskan Way MAin 5045 ELiot 3391 MAin 3272 ORDERS PROMPTLY DELIVERED  "If It rwims  We Have It"  deh o7o00 SLEEPMASTER REST TESTED MATTRESSES At Leading Furniture and Department Stores GEORGE COHEN ...................... Monitor NATHAN KRElvlS ............ Asst. Monitor JOSEPH COHEN ................ Inner Guard MORRIS MICHAEL ............ Outer Guard Historic Torah Loaned to Post Rabbi Arthur Zuckerman, Hillel director, made the presentation of a 200-year-old Torah to Chaplain Norman Feldheym and the Jewish men at Fort Lewis in behalf of the Seattle B'nai B'rith Lodge, on Fri- day, Dec. 11. The Torah is the property of Kurt Riess of Seattle, formerly of Baut- zen, Germany, and is the only sur- viving remnant of a Jewish syna- gogue in that city burned by the Nazis on the night of November 10, 1938. In Riess' family the Torah was an heirloom. He had removed it from the syn- agogue only a short while before the tragedy occurred and brought it with him to Seattle. When Sol Esfeld, War Service Committee chairman, carried the Torah into the chapel, lanked by a military bodyguard, the entire congregation rose and recited the "Sh'ma Yis- reel." Private Leon of Brooklyn accepted the Torah from Rabbi Zuckerman. The Herzl Congregation choir, under the direction of Harry Kraft, sang during the regular Sabbath Eve service, which was conducted by Chaplain Feldheym and Private Swartz from New York City. Riess had loaned the Torah to Herzl Conservative Congregation. which in turn loaned it to Seattle Lodge for the presentation. It was taken to Fort Lewis on Dec. 10 by Rabbi Franklin Cohn of Herzl. --PAY YOUR DUES-- List Servicemen Honored In Book NEW YORK (JTA)--The second edition of a booklet containing the names and deeds of service men of Jewish faith who have been deco- rated for valor since Pearl Harbor was issued by the National Jewish Welfare Board's Bureau of War Records. The names of four service men who have received two awards each are listed in the pamphlet. They are Lieutenant Roy Bright, of Evcleth, Minn., and Morris N. Friedman, of Grand Forks, N. D.; Sergeant Meyer Levin, of Brooklyn, and Radioman David Goodman, U. S. N., of Brooklyn. The names of all other service men of Jewish faith who have been honored during the war up to the time the pamphlet was printed were also noted, but it was observed that the folder is based on official records and is necessarily incom- plete. PAY YOUR DUES- [ LEGAL NOTICES MASLAN & MASLAN, Attorneys, 226 Railway Exchange Bldg., Seattle, Washington IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE State of Washington for the County of King In the Matter of the Estate of Sam- uel Grodstein, Deceased. In Probate. No. 83422. Notice to Creditors. Notice is hereby given that the un- dersigned has been appointed and has qualified as Executrix of the estate of Samuel Grodstein. Deceased; that all persons having claims against said deceased are hereby required to serve the same, duly verified, on said ex- ecutrix or her attorneys of record at the address below stated, and file the same with the Clerk of said Court, together with proof of such service within six months after the date of first publication of this notice, or the same will be barred. Date of first publication December 21st, 1942. RUTH MORRIS, Executrix of said Estate. Address 226 RailwayEx- change Building, Seattle, Wash. Maslan & Maslan, Attorneys for Estate, 226 Railway Exchange Bldg., 2nd Ave. and Cherry St.. Seattle. Washington. ' Final Publication Jan. 4. SAW ALEX MAINE, taking a cus- tomer's measure . . . SAM MACH- LIS, wrapping a box of cigars . . ALEX MALIN, opening his brusl7 display . . . JOE NEWBERGER glancing at a check . SAM NAHMIAS, arranging a corsage . . ARTHUR POLACHECK, sell- ing jewelry . . . AL POLL, shov- ing customers around . . . HARRY RUSSAK, watching his wrecking crew wreck . . . ABE SCHER, dis- cussing merchandise . . . HENRY SANFORD, hurrying into court . . DR. H. A. SCHOFF'MAN, getting acquainted with a pair of tonsil . . JACK FRIEDLANDER, giving IRVING LEWIS the wrong rec- ognition . . . IKE SHUCKLIN selling mixers. --PAY YOUR DUES-- Hillel Graduates Meet Wednesday Hillel Alumni will meet at the Foundation on Wednesday at 8 p. m. to elect the first alumni offi- cers of the new year. A social hour will follow At the last meeting Dr. Oscar Whitebook of the Seattle Social Service Agencies led a discussion on war marriages. Participating were Lt. Edward Morris, Esther Shank, Pvt. Edwin Lewis and Archie Katz. Several members ot the group contributed to the dis- cussion. Military men are special guests at the Hillel alumni meet- ings. PAY YOUR DUES MUST DISPLAY SIGNS GENEVA--(JPS) -- Jewish busi- ness enterprises must display signs of their Jewish ownership begin- ning Jan. 1, by order of the Japa- nese commander of Shanghai. The commander also prohibited Japa- nese soldiers and officers from en- tering Jewish cafes, restaurants and places of amusement Have YOU paid your 1942 dues? Herman Keisler Seeks Members' Advice in Letter Meeting Date Issue Will Be Decided by Popular Ballot Newly-elected officers of Seattle Lodge will be installed Jan. 6 at a meeting at Temple Center. Abe J. Goldman will turn over the gavel to the new president, Herman I. Keisler, for 26 years a member of the order. Other officers to be installed are H. Orley Solomon, vice-president; Irving C. Lewis, secretary; Joe Gluck, treasurer; Abe J. Goldman, monitor; Joseph Cohen. assistant monitor; Lou Blackfield, warden. and Abe Shulman. Max Lipman, Ed Brashem, Mendel Levin and Max Tobias, members of the ex- ecutive board, and Jacob Lighter, elected for the three-year term as trustee. Invite 3. B. Jaffe J. B. Jaffe of Vancouver, B. C.. member of the District Grand Lodge General Committee, has been invited to act as chairman of the installation. In a letter to the membership. Keisler this week wilt ask for co- operation during hazardous times. He asked members to vote whether (1) they wish to continue with two meetings per month, (2) hold one meeting each month, (3) hold one meeting per month from 6:30 p. m. until about 9:30 p. m. during which a cafeteria supper will be served at the lodge's expense, (4) hold one regular meeting per month plus an executive commit- tee round table attended by the membership, and (5) hold monthly meetings on Sunday afternoons. Ask Volunteer Workers Members were urged to share rides with brothers in the neigh- borhood. They also were asked to volunteer for committee work. A postcard was enclosed for the vote of the members on the issues outlined by Keisler. The Akiba Awards and L. Ken- neth Schoenfeld Loving Cup will be awarded to persons selected as outstanding members of the year. PAY YOUR DUES Nashville Members Present Old Torah NASHVILLE. Tenn.. JTA)--The Scroll of the Law is the idealiza- tion of the things for which we are fighting today, Colonel Jacob W. S. 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