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The Southern Israelite. (Augusta, Ga.) 1925-1986, April 15, 1929, Image 6

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Page 6 The Southern Israelite I)R. MAX COIIL, Roumanian Jewish leader and well-known physician, died April 1st. Dr. Cohl was decorated several times by the Roumanian gov ernment for distinguished services, and he was very active in phil anthropic works. MAX STOESSL and the late Pro fessor Samuel Oppenheim, distinguish ed Austrian Jews, were recently honor ed by the Austrian government. Pres. Miklos of the Austrian Republic con ferred a gold medal upon Mr. Stoessl in recognition of his thirty years of communal activities, and a tree in Vienna will be named for Prof. Op penheim, astronomer and mathema tician. DR. CYRUS ADLER, Pres, of the Dropsie College, Philadelphia, and the Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, arrived in Jerusalem with his wife and daughter to spend the Pass- over week there with Mr. and Mrs. Felix Warburg. PROFESSOR FERDINAND BAUM- GARTEN, a retired judge of the Hun garian Administrative Supreme Court, has been appointed by the Hungarian government as its representative to The Hague court of arbitration for a period of six years. LORD BALFOUR, author of the Bal four Declaration recognizing the his toric claim of the Jewish people to Palestine and establishing the for mula of the Jewish National Home there, is retiring from public life at the age of eighty-one. PROFESSOR ALBERT EINSTEIN made an elaborate presentation of his new unitary field theory at a session of the Prussian Academy of Science held at Berlin. His theory, Prof. Ein stein declared, was a mathematical re arrangement of his previous research work, using mainly the methods of the English mathematician, Hamilton. DR. MAXI MILL AN HELLER, a graduate of the Hebrew Union College of the class of 1884 and one of the most honored and influential alumni, died in New Orleans. Rabbi Heller ministered as rabbi for forty years in the Temple Sinai of New Orleans. MRS. JOSIAH COHEN, of Pitts burgh. celebrated her eightieth birth day April 2nd. Mrs Cohen originated the Isaac M. Wise Sisterhood Memorial Fund Committee in 1927, and her husband, Judge Cohen, aided Dr. Wise in founding the Hebrew Union Col lege. MR. CHAS. P. KRAMER acted as chairman at a meeting in New York when representatives of eighteen con gregations discussed a campaign to arouse interest in the Reform Move ment and to bring members into the Synagogue, the forthcoming campaign to be under the auspices of the Metro politan Association of Reform Jewish Congregations. During the discussion. Rabbi Irving Reichert urged that the movement include conservative and orthodox congregations. RABBI ABRAM HIRSCHBERG. of Temple Sholom,Chicago, in his Found er’s Day address in the Hebrew Union College Chapel, surveyed the modern spiritual field and urged his col leagues to emphasize sentiment in their pulpit utterances. THE 110TH ANNIVERSARY of the birth of Dr. Isaac M. Wise was celebrated March 30th. Among Dr. Wise’s many achievements were tin* organization of Reform Judaism in America, founding of the Hebrew Union College and establishment of the Israelite, which later became the American Israelite. HOG'S LEVY, a Jewish lay-leader of Brooklyn, N. Y., spoke before the National Federation of Brotherhood’s convention in Washington on “Good Will in All Jewry and Between Jew and Gentile.” Mr. Levy stressed the need for a movement for restoration of good will and better understanding among all citizens of this nation, and urged that Reform and Orthodox Jews exchange the courtesies of at tending Brotherhood and other meet ings. THE LATE MYRON T. HERRICK. United State's Ambassador to France, subsidized a Yiddish theater in Cleve land in 191.0, it has been revealed, as a consent to a proposal of his Jewish friend, the late Harry Bernstein, who was prominent in political circles in Cleveland. The enterprise did not meet with success, but the actors and other employees received their full remuneration, the money being fur nished secretly by Mr. Herrick. RUDOLh SAMOILOV ITCH, captain ot the ice breaker Krassin which made the spectacular rescue of a part of the crew of the airship Italia wrecked in the North Pole zone, was honored in Beilin by the Society of German Scientists in recognition of his work. Sumoilovitch was awarded the Meteor Medal, and it is stated that this is the first time a foreigner has been given this medal. COL. FREDERICK H. KISCH, chairman of the Palestine Zionist Ex ecutive, who spent two months in the United States in the interest of the United Palestine Appeal, has returned to Palestine to resume his adminstra- -tive duties. IMP. FAMILY Of the late Jacob H Schiff donated $150,000 toward th building fund sought by the Menu/ fiore Hospital for Chronic Disease. New York. The fund will be used to’ modernize the present buildings anil extend the faculties of the hospital BREADS Merita Bread single loaf lOc Merita Bread split loaf . 15c Merita Raisin Bread .... 15c Merita Whole Wheat Bread 1 Oc Merita Sandwich Loaf ... 1 5c Merita Parker House Rolls lockage • 1 Oc Merita Biscuit Rolls £" kage . 1 Oc CAKES Merita Spiced Fruit loaf . . 30c Merita Slice Cake—8 flavors 5c ra Merita Square Layer—7 flavors 3 5c ra Merita Bar Layer—6 flavors 30c Merita Round Layer —6 flavors 25c ra Merita Pound Cake 35c FRESH DAILY from your grocer Made by American Bakeries Company