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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
SOUTH TEXAS PAINT GLASS Co DISTRIBUTERS Heath Milligan Paints Dealers in Wall Paper Window Glass 1014 Prairie Avenue DR G T SPEARMAN Specialist In Diseases of the Skin Nervous System and Private Diseases of Men and Women Oflic 228229230 Maaon Building Houiton Teaa No Wet Wood Worries A MatchThat s All American National Bank Capital 3250000 212 MAIN HOUSTON SACKS 6c COHEN CALL PHONE 1215 ANTHRACITE BROOKSIDE AND LUMP DRY WOOD AND SMALL CHUNKS Suits to Measure No Less United Woolen Mills 3 10 Fannin 1203 Congreti Houston Phonograph C Complete stock of both Edison and Victor records and machines on hand We sell on easy payments maintain expert repair department guarantee satisfaction Retail Wholesale 919 Capitol 709 Louisiana PAINT etfioc 7613 FANNIN 9 Ftctery 50911 LOUISIANA For Prescriptions Phone Preston 6550 INEEDA DRUG STORE SOL FEIGELSON Prop Jackson and Pierce We Deliver Promptly J B Marmlon Prop Scientific Horse Shoeing Carriage Re- pairing and Rubber Tire Work 1314 Congress Ae...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
JS WR THE JEWISH HERALD Jcan lflzens W < ho were inspired to pa HOUSTON TEXAS DECEMBER 30 1909 Washington Special On the 3rd of April next the ConstitutionalvGrand Tiodge of the Independent Order of Bnai Brith will convene in this city for the first time in its history This body meets every five years the last meeting held being in New Orleans It f has met also in New York Philadel- phia Chicago Cincinnati and Rich- mond It is the most representative and in- fluential fraternal and educational or- ganization of the Jewish people hav- ing grand lodges not only in all parts of the United States hut also Austria Qermanyand Roumania with affiliat- ing lodges in the Orient It was start- ed by American citizens of German tbirth who had emigrated to this coun- try to better their condition and who found many obstacles in their pathway and concluded to inaugurate an organ- ization that should be of help to the incoming emigrant to educate him within the precincts of the lodge room to hig...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
Springs Ark and immortalized itself in the celebrated Kishineff petition which Was so promptly forwarded by President Roosevelt to Russia The founder was iHenry Jones ot New York Julius Bien ot New York the great lithographer and scientist was the president for thirtythree years and under his auspices the or- der gained magnificent headway and in every direction reflected honor and credit upon the general community as well as upon the oiganization In 1900 Mr Bien declined to be le elected and Leo N Levi of New York who had come from Texas to found a- new home became its president He was in every sense an ideal officer and did much to strengthen and ele- vate the organization Unfoitunately death claimed him withm a very shoit time after his election The executive committee then selected Simon Wolf of this city who served one year and twho at the New Orleans convention declined a leelection and Adolf Kraus of Chicago was elected Mr Kraus is a man of eminent ability wonderful resources...
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
er forget that its original significance was very different The church adopt- ed and adapted an old heathen festival Tahd adapted it for its own uses very wisely in my opinion We And that iChristmastide is also Yuletide and Yuletide in AngloSaxon means holi- day time Yluletide was celebrated in many parts of the world hundreds and hun- dreds of years before the hero of Christmas was born It was celebrat- ed Tjy the Persians in lionor of the birth of Mythrlas it was celebrated by the Romans in honor of the Winter Solstace by the Turks in honor of the Sun giver of life and by the Chinese in honor of Buddha We also know it was celebrated by people living as far apart as the Mexicans Hindoos and Scandinavians In fact Yuletide seems to have been celebrated all over the world in honor of the Winter Solstace in honor of the rebirth of the sun giver of life and health and happiness Now when we bear in mind the origin of the Christmas festival when we look around on the good fellow- ship whe...
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
BNai Brith day has become a cus- tom and yearly we gather to pay a tribute to the order and yearly will such gatherings continue not that they might be necessary to perpetu- ate it for its > ears of usefulness and activity and success has long since es- tablished the order as repiesentative of the Jew but merely a pause to re- flect upon its work and each year as these people gathertheir thoughts will turn to the men responsible for its firm place in the histoiy of our people and as such thoughts come to us we think of one whose life ended while lighting for the principles for which the order stands and as the yeais roll by and the Jews ot the future gather in assembly to them the his- tory of todaj will place on the scroll of honor the name of Leo N Levi Reared as he was in a small Texas town without any Jewish influence ex- cept the immediate Jewish family life yet demonstrating the true Jewish qualities of honest manhood a love of race and religion not a meie respect for it by...
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
tf iy r Hhe night But Leo N iey lwas to deliver an addroBs at the synagogue and when the hour for speaking arriv edthe building was crowded And as he arose to plead for his people ac- cepting the large audience as a com- pliment to his people and not to his own personality my thoughts wander- ed to this man who were he selfish had lie put aside all thoughts of his fellow man would have risen to such great heights in American diplomacy on in the professional field yet so earnest and sincere that his greatest thought was of his coreligionists and their future not alone as I have said for those Avho felt the lash of oppres- sion not alone for those whose escape brought them to American soil not alone for those who arriving in the i land of the free gather in one city creating a congestion if not unsanitaiy at least unwholesome but for the American Jew that he might appreci- ate his people that he might improve his body and mind that the young Jew and Jewess might each in time through e...
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
THE JEWISH HERALD Published Weekly by HERALD PRINTING COMPANY E GOLDBERG Editor Phone 5333 Preston 616 Fannin St Subscription Foreign 150 per year 200 per year All communications for publication must reach this office not later than 900 a m Wednesday Entered as second class matter No- vember 20 1908 at the postoffice at Houston Texas under the Act of March 3 1879 By Oscar Leonard THE BNAI BRITH AND THE ROU MANIAN JEW A short time ago I predicted a large immigration of Jews from Roumania to this country I said at the time that such an immigration must take place on account of the activities of the antiSemites who make life more and more difficult for the Jews m that country No they do not make any riots They do not make pogroms They have found different ways of fighting against the Jews They make laws which 10b the Jew oi the right to earn bread Every legislature en- acts new laws new lestrictions From articles in the leading daily paper in Roumania from editorials in the two reliabl...
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
wp u f pie press and pulpit to see to it that these unworthy writers are called to time Instead of reading the Jew stdry in the magazine and laugh at the caricature better take the pen in hand or call your stenographer and dictate or Write a letter telling him just exactly how you feel about a story in which an entire people are maligned a story which helps spread prejudices and make for misunder- standings instead of being helpful The Jewish Herald has helped and is ready to help in the light against the stage Jew if necessary it wil en jg age in the battle against the maga- zine Jew ISIDORE NEWMAN Not many of those who reach the dizzy heights on the ladder of success financial success particularly remem- ber that they once struggled and that at the bottom where they began others are still struggling They forget that many there are who cannot even struggle They forget the men wo- men and children handicapped in the game of life by misfortunes by bodily weakness by crippled organsan...
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
I 3l I I 1 J ll MJFWCTf THE JEWISH HERALD ectric Flat ton wer Phone Preston 71 The Electric Flat Iron affords another means by which electricity can be em- ployed in promoting content and com in the household An Electric Flat- Iron saves all waiting for the kitchen range to become hot and eliminates the steps usually taken between iron- ing boards and range and back again They are safe simple durable reliable and can be attached to any lamp socket There are over 2000 of these Irons in use every day in this city We will send out on trial to any of our customers one of these Irons for fifteen days free For further particulars call or phone Cf I l t Kf > 4 T if p < v ti
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
SAN ANTONIO BNAI BRITH DAY Judge H H Neill associate justice of the Fourth Court of Civil Appeals the guest of honor paid a high and eloquent tribute to the Jews Monday evening at the annual celebration of Bnai Brith day by Edar lodge No 211 at Harmony hall Judge Neill was introduced by S C Bldridge acting as master of ceremo- nies Judge Neill said in part I am not like most of my audience a Jew But when I contemplate the grandeur the sublime purpose and splendid achievements running through all history of Gods chosen people were it not for the distance traveled in modern times by the AngloSaxon race in the march of civilization I should wish I were For what must be the pride of ancestry of one wlio can trace his lineage back to the days of Abraham and find among his an- cestors the names of Aaron of Moses of David and of Solomon whose statesmanship generalship whose song and poetry have guided led en- lightened and gladdened mankind through the ages and still find a mod- el in the ...
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
10 t T t f X t 1 f I Insur THE JEWISH HERALD r irwqwn Guarantee Where Others Promisd ryt vywrfw vmtyrflfFt rpw M > J > > X < X4fHX = i 4 W The Following Named Gentlemen Who Constitute the Company s Executive Officers and Board of Directors is a Complete Explanation of the Company s Splendid Record J V KEUHAV3 5HARXEB EoraEKEa JONATHAN IiANE J S RICE Vice President South Tex SeciotaiyTieasuicr The Line Wolters S Stotey President Union Bank and as Ginin Company Guaiantee Life limn ante Attorneys Houston Tiust Company Houston J T SCOTT Company Houston Texas Texas Texas Vice President Fiist NaLEONABD TIM O SOW W M BICE CHARLES SCHREINER tional Bank Houston Piesident Setly National Texas Bank Sealy Texas JOHN H KIRBY K A ARNIM Piesident Kiiln Lumbei Piesident rirst Nation il Company Houston Texas Bank Flatonia Texas J LEWIS THOMPSON A W HOUSTON Tliomp = onTucker Lumbei Geneial Coun el S A i Comnain Houston Texas A P Ry San Antonio National Bank Houston D C GIDDINGS Texas Texa...
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
HOUSTON LODGE NO 434 By Sol Schoenraann Houston Lodge No 434 I O B B was organized in the year 1893 for the purpose of bringing the younger men Into the order because at that time the only lodge existing here of the Bnai Brith was one which was com Photo by Blackburn S FREUNDLICH posed mainly of endowment members therefore it has always been known as the young mens lodge From its very beginning this lodge was an enthusiastic one and has kept up its activities to the present day In its early days and up to within a few years ago this organization was Photo by Blackburn JULES HIRSCH the center of the most of the Jewish social and literary activities of Hous- ton Every month during the year they gave either a literary musical or social entertainment and great was the interest taken in its debatesThere is no doubt that these things had a wonderfully good effect on the uplift of the community Many are the moth THE JEWISH HERALD aufcfam nm rttlj ufrggg ers and fathers in Israel today whos...
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
12 t 1t 1 J X X i tH X jsH st JNati Capital 100000000 Surplus 25000000 M4i J4 i 3 J J > SH THE JEWISH HERALD f > f t It It t 3 + v TRAVELERS MONEY ORDERS SELF IDENTIFYING Goes every where and safer v than carrying money Reasonable rates xpn > 00 I Cor Franklin and Fannin Street Houston Texas 1I 1 I c Houston Title f TT TI I I clS ogl Houston Abstract Co AND Houston Real Estate EXCHANGE Now occupy entire fifth floor of Stewart Building Corner gier o 4X t x T f T I T i t T 1920 Washington Ave HOUSTON TEXAS W K4 4 4 4 4 44 t Preston and Fannin Streets I I j4 4 4 444 4 44 4 j i I I i Protect Your Health I By using Vogler s Patent SelfCleaning MosquitoProof Tank Write for prices I I It t X 1
Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
v y Photo by Blackburn JONAS ALLTMONT usefulness a few things might be mentioned Contributing monthly for several years to the maintainance of a poor Jewish girl in a school for the weak minded Paying for two years for fresh milk Photo by Blackburn A EDEL dispensed at the free kindergarten in the Second wir3 which Was attended principally by poor Jewish children Contributing 2500 annually besides its regular dues to the Jewish Hot Springs Sanitarium i A committee of its members assist- ing in the collection of about 30000 Photo by BliHkbnrn J LOWENSTEIN annually for the National Jewish Hos- pital for Consumptives at Denver be- sides its regular dues to this institu- tion Assisting locally iii many ways the National Jewish Immigration Bureau THE JEWISH HERALD which is most important to American Jewry The Secretary of this lodge acts as agent for the Industrial Removal Of- fice of New York which is doing a wonderful amount of work having moved over 5000 Jews during the past year to be...
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
14 Respectfully Solicits Your Current and Savings Accounts All or part of your business will be appreciated Capital 200000 + HHW4M4HMW tWJi THE JEWISH HERALD I Southern Loan Investment I THE 1 Co t I HOUSTON NATIONAL f I EXCHANGE anfe i Houston Texas jr i t i T T XI i I I I T CAPITOL STOCK 20000000 Th Lumb Homes NINTH FLOOR CHRONICLE BUILDING JESSIE H JONES Prssiden L E lyilLLS Scy Sale Agen Houston Texas V V V4 V V4 V V V V V V V V V4 4 + 4 V 4 V V 4 V V V 44 4 V V 4 HOUSTON TEXAS Capital and Surplus RESOURCES OVER 400000000 S F CARTER President JESSIE H JONES Vice Pre GUYMBRYANActVP J P CARTER Vice Pre ASVANDEVOORT H M GERWOOD V Pres J < i 1X i X k f I I II I I I y T a 61 f iK ST
Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
fleers < of this now lodge v President Charles Mendelsohn Vice President M Fisher Secretary G J Kapner Treasurer G Purman Warden A S Greenstein r Guardian B Lltovich Monitor I Kapner Trustees M Stark Sr B Green- berg I Bloom After the installation the officers of the new lodge pioceeded to business and added new members to their list at every meeting and although quite a number dropped out from time to time the membership has been steadily in- creasing until the roll call at the pre- sent time numbers about 90 This special increase in member- ship is not to be attributed to any in- dividual but has bpen brought about by the diligence of a greater majority of its membeis The lodge has been a harmonious body from its inception to the present day and although there were differences among the members they were always left in the lodge Photo Ijv Blaokbnn S J WESTHEIMER room at the closing and only the great- est harmony prevailed as to the ac- quisition of the new material lor mem- be...
Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
16 THE JEWISH HERALD 4 + t4 4t4 V MU to eringCortes 1 X Bin K Wholesale and Retail HardwareStoves Tinware Chinaware Mantles Grates Shot Guns Rifles Ammunition and all Kinds of Agricultural Implements Prairie Avenue and Milam HOUSTON TEXAS Send your Laundry Cleaning Pressing Dyeing or Hat Work to the The Laundry That Leads Main Office 912 Praine Avenue 60814 MILAM STREET 912 PRAIRIE AVENU Phones Preston 562 Phone Preston 332 Draft Beer Straight Whiskey Is good Tastes good It stands the test CONTROLLED BY Edward Weil Co IMPORTERS AND WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALERS 707M PRAIRIE AVE HOUSTON TEXAS g Mercantile Co L E CHRIaTENSON MGR Wholesale Dealer in Wm J Lemp Brewing Co s ST LOUIS DRAUGHT AND BOTTLED BEER Phone Preston 114 MAGNOUA BREWERY HOUSTON TEXAS Largest manufacturers of Ice in the State of Texas Capacity 200 Tons of ice per day IVlanurfacturers of Highest Class Beers Exclusively ichelieu outhernSelect Bottle Beer 4h < h > hH i V t4 r 4 I4i4 H v
Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
THE JEWISH HERALD 17 Galveston Mrs Dan Kempner entertained with a dinner Christmas Eve in honor of Miss Sara Kempner one of the seasons N sons debutantes Mr II Meyer of Palestine spent a few daysvin our city the past week h Mr and Mrs > S Sakowitz were called to New Or leans last week owing to the death of Mrs Sakowitzs father Mr L Bowsky Mr Urfeldt of Mexico City is the guest of Mr and Mrs Ben Sass Miss Ruth Schornstein is visiting in Houston Miss Blanche Block is visiting in Houston the guest of Misses Blum Messrs Marcus and Leon Meyer are spending the holidays with their parents Mr and Mrs A Meyer Miss Lillian Hertz enter- tained with a butterfly bridge party Tuesday afternoon Mrs L Nier man of Chicago is the guest of her son Mr H Nierman Mrs M Lasker entertains this week with cards in honor of her debutante daugh- ter Miss Loula Lasker + Mr W B Kahn is spending the holidays in our city + Mrs T Lieberman spent Sunday in Houston the guest of her daughter Mrs H Cook Mr B Leramon...
Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — The Jewish Herald — 30 December 1909
18 Austin Mrs Netter accompanied by her daughter Miss Ethel Netter of Don aldsonville La have returned to their home after a visit to Mr and Mrs L D Williams + Mrs Sol Davis and Miss Mamie Lockett will spend the holidays in Waco Texas + Miss Jennie Bassist will spend the holidays at her home in Elgin Mr Sylvan Weil of Corpus Christi after a visit to relatives and friends has return to his home With the close ot the University for the winter holidays has seen the departure of Raymond and Israel Alexander to Taylor Sam Robinson Mr Milhauser and Marion Levy to Galveston Miss Sarah Hirsch to Laredo Miss Gertrude Paber and Arthur Faber to Tyler Miss Dalko witz Mr Strauss and Edward Burg to San Antonio Mr Gus Kawolski to Brownsville Bert Sanger to Waco and Mr Leroy Moses to Ardmore Okla Miss Marguerite Heiden heimer is home from New York after an absence of over two years H l Mrs D A Goodstein has been in Waco for a short time At a re- cent meeting of the local Zion society the following ...