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HIGHEST CDARIIY SHOWH IK REPORT How the United Hebrew Charities Unostentatiously Helped Poor In Year. OFFICEES RE - ELECTED Donnfta nf Iho work tOT EOOd that has been done in this city during the past year by the United Hebrew 'HJrftioQ worn made last night at the annual meeting of the organization in Goodman's hall at 123 renn avenue. Steadily and unostentatiously , iue members have gone about their work helping the poor and the needy, reacn - OI aisinuuuuu ine bv their system many deserving cases that wojild never come under the range of any oiner or - ganized charity, ileals to the hungry, lodeines to the homeless and a help ing hand to the stranded strangers in th Htv on their way to their homes ami families, are the aims of the' i - itori H.hrcw fharitips and the sue - cess of their work receives its best exemplification in the annual report of the president. Officers of the Charities were reelected as follows: President, A. L. Schiller; vice - president, A. Goldberg; financial secretary, S. Segal; protocol secretary. Max Shtpiro; directors, Marcus Solomon, Max Kaplan, I. Fin - kelstein and A. B. Cohen. Durins the year ending October 23, the organization distributed 621 meajs and 302 lodgings among 237 people according to the report of the president, Mr. Shiller. Of the persons to receive aid, seventy came from Russia; thirty, from Hungary; sixteen, from Austria; twelve, from Germany; nine, from Roumania; seven, from Jerusalem; three, from England. In addition fourteen women and fifteen children were fed and lodged. For the meals and lodgings, the organization paid $218.36. Other aid distributed included the following: To strangers in the city, 141 checks for $325.05; to city people, forty - eight checks for $453.60; to Rabbis, twenty - five checks for $106; to expense of two delegates to Philadelphia to arrange for Orphan asylum, $13. The total cash disbursed was $1,305.06. The report also included an account of the following aid given by the Charities in addition to the cash disbursements: Forty pieces of clothing and shoes distributed; thirty - six pieces of underwear distributed; employment found for twenty - six persons; eight persons helped to secure credit; seven persons released from various troubles; one person paroled, and one wife deserter returned to his family. With the aid of the boys and girls of the Montefiore school, the Charities $68.70 for the benefit of the survivors of the victims of the Pan - coast mine fire last April. The money disbursed by the Charities came largely from private contributions of the members, and its disbursement was not marked with the least ostentation. If a man or woman is poor, and deserving of aid, they will never be turned away from the United Hebrew Charities, and no one win Know that they have been enm. Delled thrnnih hwL , , " I lnlet?T rt ?LP?l '"Ck any Kind to apply for aid. And to the on auger wno is out of work and money, the Charities is one of the greatest boons, in this city alone, but iirge cities tnroughout the country.

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 26 Oct 1911, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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