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JEWISH CITIZENS [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
JEWISH CITIZENS, We are pleased to note that two of our co religionists are prominent citizens of Newtown, Mr Selig and Mr Henry Cohen, co-trustees of the Oddfellows' Hall, and are much respected. Mr Henry Cohen the writer is pleased to have known since hi3 arrival in the colony some 27 vears ae^o. All through we can safelv sav he has been a steady, persevering, industrious man and some day hope to be witness to his nuptial celebration. In our visit we had tlie company of a gentleman we much admire for his charitable, unostentatious manner he goes about, doing good. We wish for a few more of his kind amongst us. We had a brief description of New Caledonia from Mr Solomon, of Noumea, There are 30 Jews in Noumea, for the most part Arabians.
In Her Extremity. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
in Her Extremity, ; (Written specially for The Hebrew Stan r abd,) By ' Rulf,' Melbourne. In the flickering shade cast hy the great apple tree which stood in her garden, a young lady was reclining at her ease, enjoying the * spring sunshine as it filtered mildly through the blossoms above her, and glancing in a desultory fashion through the magazine she rested upon her knee, ; while now and then she turned to glance up the garden path, as though anticipat ing the arrival of more cheerful companions -than were to be found in the silent pages before her. ... j The afternoon sun threw its scattered rays iipon the soft colors of her dress, and tinged her cheeks and hair with an added glory. The air 'was calm and laden with the signs of spring. No sound disturbed the stillness, save the dis tant hum c£ the busy city and an occasional faint rustling of the trees as a breath of wind stirred their, leaves. . .. ' From the direction of the house, however, there presently came the sound of vo...
Supporters of the Poor. BARON HIRSCH MEMORIAL FUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
Supporters of the Poor. BARON HIRSCH MEMORIAL FUND. An adjourned meeting of the Supporters^ of the Poor Society was held last Sunday morning at the Protestant Hall, Sydney, when about 80 gentlemen were present. Mr. Dolowitch (presi dent, pro. tern.) took the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and con firmed. The election of officers was proceeded with, Mr. J. L. Dolowitch being unanimously elected president A strong working committee was also elected, consisting of Messrs. M &. Michelson, M. Moss, A J. Selig, H. Cohen, and J. Goldberg, with Mr. Saltiel D. Nathan as hon. secretary. Printed copies of the suggested by-laws were then circulated and carefully dis cussed. Mr. Selig of Newtown, then moved that the name of the society be the '-Baron Hirseh Memorial Fund,' and after being duly Seconded, was carried. The society, as pre viously pointed out, has been established for a very good purpose.
MOTZOS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
MOTZOS. We inspected Mr Solomon's flour mills. Mr Solomon expressed his willingness to provide good kosher Motzos of first quality at four pence per pound, provided sufficient support be accorded him. Some philantrophic gentlemen should take the matter in hand, it would be a boon to the struggling families that cannot afford the current rates. We shall be pleased to receive correspondence on the subject.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
If you would be happy in this world you must not think of the service which other people owe to you, not consider as to how well they perform that service. Fix allyour thoughts on what you owe to others. We hold a letter from ' A Subscriber,' but the rul« cannot be broken by publishing an anonymus letter,, the writer having failed to sign the communication. In the light of recent events, perhaps it is as well to left the matter drop.
The Almacks. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
c Tl\e Almacks. * The Simchas Torah dance in connection with the Alniack Jewish Social Club, was held last Tuesday evening at the I.O.O.F. Temple, Elizabeth- street, -Sydney, and proved very en joyable, -the . members attending in large num bers, apparently determined to make the last dance ot the season a thorough success. The first pic-nic of the Almacks will be held at Balmoral on October 31st. Tickets are sel ling freely, and it is anticipated that the outing will be a great success, with the promised fine weather and the. arrangements for every com fort and convenience. The following gentlemen form the committee.: — Messrs I. Opitz, H. Kahn, H. Levy, L. Emanuel, S. Hayman, JE. Beard, M. Davis and L. Levy.
The Shiva Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
The Styva Society. The Shiva Society held its quarterly meeting last Tuesday evening, at the Standard Hotel, Foveaux and Macquarie streets, Surry Hills , The president (Mr. J. Cantor) having declared the meeting open for the transaction of busi ness, one new member was proposed The lion Rp.cretarv oroduced the usual quarterly balance sheet, which showed that the funds had reached £90, and the number of members 25. The . meeting then formed itself into a committee of the whole for the purpose of discussing the new code of laws, and after going through some of them it was decided to adjourn the meeting for ' a fortnight The receipts for the evening were £1 lls. 6d. The following are the officers :— President, Mr. J. Cantor; vice-president, Mr., H. Green ; treasurer, Mr. S. Israel ; trustee, Mr. S. Solomons; hon. secretary, Mr. M. L. Levy. The society was formed July, 1881'7, and has only had three calls upon its funds The entrance fee is 5s , with a contribution 3d. per week. The bene...
MASONIC SECTION. If Only. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
MASONIC SECTION. If Only. , : If every soul was good and true ' ' ' In this broad world of ours, ? . .T ! And never evil could pursue, Amid the Eden bowers ; If every word was full of love, .... And every act was kind, And brother sought his brother's iov ? And helped with heart and hand, ' C Then Masons might the lodge forsake .. 'i'M And drop each emblem there, / &;| And cease, in intercourse with friend ' $ To use the plumb and square. ' ~ : \4 If from within and from without ' (-.-i There were no lurking foes,J ' ; *'$ No orphans in this cheerless world, . : ? % Or widows with their woes, eJjj No destitute upon life's road, |.^| No wearied seeking rest, ' t-^ No bruised limbs, nor. wounds of heart,. W- And man was ever blest, ij| Then Masons might the lodge forsake,. |§ And drop each emblem there, .. fm And cease, in intercourse with friends fl To use the plumb and square. ' Jm If every mortal put his trust §1 In Him who built the skies, . ' : || And offer up his constan...
Social and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
f&ociftf &nb &tMt&L - ..The engagement is announced of Mr. David Solomon, of Noumea, ?on of Mr. H. M. Solomon, of 13 Brown-street, Camperdown, to ;,',:iiiss'G«lclah Blumenthal, of 16 Catkin- street-, -Newtown. Jf ? Herr N: J. Gehde and Mr. H. Kahn, assisted by Miss Millie Myntie, Miss Esther Eahn, Miss A. Opitz, Miss Wynne, Mrs. E. Barclay, Signor Podenzana,r Herr Krnest Staedtgen, Herr ii, Gehde, Jules Simonsen, anclthe Meistersingers. ?have arranged a concept :in;, the Temperance rHall, Pitt-street, on Wednesday 3rd Novem ber, under distinguished patronage. The price ?of admission. is 2s. and, Is. . The Hospital Amusement Association gave a ipleasant entertainment at the Prince Alfred Hospital on Tuesday evening, October 18\ ? : They were assisted by Mrs. Fleming, Miss ??! Sylvia. Blackstone, Miss Enid Gotthelf, Mr. George Sellings, and Mr, Gillies. Their con tributions were much appreciated by the patients and nurses. . . : A Simcath Torah Dance wa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
Jewish Calendar. 1897 5658 Wednesday, Oct. 27... ? .*New Moon, Chesh van- Friday, Nov. 2fi ? New Moon, Kislev. ? Monday, Dec. 20 ............... Chanuka (Feast of Dedication) day- Friday, Dec. 26... ? *New Moon, Tibet. 1898 . 5658 Tuesday, Jan. 4. ? Fast of Tebet. Monday, Jan. 24, ? New Moon, Shebat. Wednesday, Feb. 23. ... ...... . .''New Moon, Adar. Monday, March 7 ? Fast of Esther. Tuesday, March 8 ? Purim. Thursday, March 24. v. ..... ... . . New Mocn, Nissan. Thursday, April 7.. ? Passover, 1st day. Wednesday, April 13 ? Passover, 7th day. Saturday, April23 ? *N.ew Moon*- Iyaiy Tuesday, May 10 . . ......... .... Lagh b'Omer. Sunday, May 22. ........;. ? New Moon, Sivan. Friday, May 27....:. ? Penticost, 1st day Shaboutiu Tuesday, June 21 ... ........ ..... . *New Moon, Tamuz. Thursday,: July; 7 .... . !...-. ? Fast of Tamuz. Wednesday, July 20........ ? New Moon, Ab. Thursday, July 21 ? Fast of Ab. Faday, Aug. 19. ? *New Moon^ ElluL Saturday, Sep. Vl ................. New Year,...
Obituary. Mr. Isaac Barnett. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
:06tfua?p* Mr. Isaac Barnett. On Sunday morning between 9 and 10 o'clock, after preparations bad been made for a day's outing, Mr. Isaac Barnstt accom panied his wife and sister (Mrs Charlotte Bloom) to the tram, and wishing them a pleasant day's outing, went to return to. his private work at the Montefiore Home. His attached friend,; Mr. Benjamin DeGroen, who was waiting with Mr. Barnett, noticed an attack of illness, but thinking it was only an ordinary one such as he seems to have been subject to— since he required to see his medical attendant twice on the previous Friday. He did not feel alarmed till reaching the gates of the Monte fiore Home, when Mr. Barnett completely lost consciousness and fell. Some friends then assisted Mr. DeGroen, and: eventually he placed Mr. Barnett in a cab and hurried to his medical attendant's residence. Dr. 0 NeiU found it impossible to act other wise ' than in ordering Mr. Barneti to bed immediately. On returning to the Home Dr. O'Neill pronounced...
THE PROPHETIC DEW-DROP. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
THE PROPHETIC DEW-DROP. A delicate child, pale arid prematurely wise, wa-» complaining on a hot morning that the .poor dew-drops had been too hastily snatched away and not allowed to glitter on the floWers like other happier dew drops that live the whole night through and sparkle in the moo^ lisrht and through the morninor onward in rmnwL day . ' ' The sun,' said the child, ' has chased them away with its heat, or swallowed them in his wrath.' Soon after came rain and a rain bow ; whereupon his father pointed upward: 'See,' said he, /'there stands thy dew-drops graciously re-set — a glittering jewel— in the heavens ; and the clownish foot tramples on them no more. By this, my cln'ld, thou art ? taught that what withers upon earth blooms again in heaven.' Thus the father spoke, and knew not that he spoke prefiguring words ; for soon after the delicate child with the morning brightness of his early wisdom, was exhaled, like a dew drop, into heaven.— Richter.
Mrs. Rebecca Golomb. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
Mrs. Rebecca Golomb. It is witb feelings of extreme regret we hard to record t^§ death of Mrs. Marks | (jiqlomb p|f Forest Lodge, a lady whose amiable charactei and personal virtues endeared her to all tnose who had the privilege of her acquaintanceship!. Her sympathetic heart was large enough to embrace everyone's troubles, ancj appeals for assistance^no matter whence faeir source^ were never made to her in vain. May GpcJ rest her cjear squl, and show mercy to her afflicted husband and orphan cjbild. Mrs. Qplomb was sister to Messrs. Weingott of Kent street, Sidney.
The Ideal Home. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
Tl|e Ideal \\otr\e. The -idea 1 home is the one that ministers to theJneeds of all those who make it. It is f tithe place where sympathy, interest, intelligent ^un derstanding of even the moods of its circle^, inspiration, and, above all, repose, are found.. The ideal home ministers intelligently to -the: heeds of the spiritual and intelligent nature; -as well as the physical. Its development unto perfection depends on the combined efforts of - its responsible members. The ideal home was never attained by the efforts of one, but by ^he* co-operation of all. This does not mean that each shall fit himself into a mould. A perfect home is like a perfect mosaic, where each part with its individual difference fits in its place to make the perfect design. The corner stone of the ideal home is love ; it is love that is rits life ; love is its inspiration, its defence, rits. crown of victory. Sorrow, defeat, shame itself, are vanished where love has perfect work. '.' 0 world, where is thy st...
Mercy. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
Mercy. If the world would judge less harshly - Thoughtless souls that deeply : sin, , If mqre hearts w;;uld try in mercy For our God these souls to win, Better, purer, would the world be, And hard hearts would softer grow,. And more weary souls we'd lead back In the way that they should go. Though the sin may be the greatest . God or man can ever know We are not to judge the sinner, Lest our God should judge us so. And they suffer much believe me — And they expiate their crime : They are better than we think them, v c\ And are sorrowing all the time. Yet we often scorn such sinners, Whom we might save if we would j Oh, world, ye know not mercy, As our God has meant you should 1 Then try to help the erring — ... ? Try repentant souls to win, . - And you soon will love the sinner, All the while you loathe the sin. . —Edith Medbury. ?
Prejudice. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
Prejudice, Human nature has many things to contend against in order to rise to the true dignity to which a man should attain. Opinions are formed and become a parfc, as it were, of their mental construction. They think a certain way, and bring their minds to bear upon it, too often with a contracted and short-sighted vision. The more they think 4- their' way, the firmer they become convinced that it is the only way, and the more ready they are to condemn every other way. They thus become prejudiced, and prejudge a matter before they look upon it from all sides, or really understand it in all its bear ings. They refuse to listen to argument, and if convinced of their error they are too bigoted to acknowledge it. Prejudice destroys a man's usefulness. It contracts his ideas, and narrows his mind. He loses much himself, and many a time remains in stupid ignorance when he should be well in formed. . That man who says a thing is wrong, and refuses to listen fco any explanations or proofs...
A Visit to Newtown. (FIRST NOTICE.) PRINCE ALFRED HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hebrew Standard of Australasia — 22 October 1897
A Visit to Newtown. (first notice.) PKINCE ALFRED HOSPITAL. 'In company with oar esteemed co religionist, Mr J. A. Moss, we visited Newtown. Our first call was the Prince Alfred Hospital. In this noble Institution 230 patients are being treated, of these two are Hebrews. One is the son of the late Mr James Baphael. of Melbourne, whose charity and benevolence, were well known. The other is a Mr Hyams, late of Gowra and Tarn worth. There appears some lack in the communal arrangement for the caring of the Jewish patients in the hospitals — that is, compared to the systematic visiting of other religious jbodies.