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Jewish Herald-Voice Articles (Cont'd)

1940 Aug 29 (Pg 5 Col 3)

Brith Millah services for the newly born son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Moore were held Thursday morning, August 29, at the Memorial Hospital, with Cantor Max Landman officiating as Mohel. Mr. S. Axelrod was Sondicker, and Mr. and Mrs. G. Wasserman acted as godparents. Mr. Goldberg held the baby for the blessing, naming him 'Esur Meyer.'

1940 Sep 5 (Pg 5 Col 2)

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Faber (sic), announce the arival (sic) of a baby boy. Brith Millah services were held Friday, August 30 at St. Joseph Infirmary. Cantor Max Landman was "Mohel;" Mr. A. Farber, was Sondick; Godparents were Mr. and Mrs. Krafchek. Mr. H. M. Joachim held the baby for the blessing, and Rabbi Sanders A. Tofield named him "Arnold."

1941 Oct 23 (Pg 7 Col 3)
1941 Oct 30 (Pg 7 Col 3)

        Mr. and Mrs. Otto Tiras cordially invite their friends to attend the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Robert, at Congregation Adath Yeshurun, on Saturday morning, November 1.
        On Sunday afternoon, November 2, from 3 til 6 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Tiras will hold Open House at their home, 5303 Chenevert, in honor of their son. Friends are cordially invited to call, and invitations are being issues only through the press.

1941 Dec 18 (Pg 7 Col 5)

The marriage of Mrs. Rose Tiras to Harry Juran was solemnized in the study of Rabbi Robt. I. Kahn on Sunday, December 7th. Mr. and Mrs. Juran will be at home at 614 Kipling, where they will be happy to see their friends.

1942 Jan 15 (Pg 5 Col 1)
1942 Jan 22 (Pg 5 Col 2)

        Sidney Ervin Tiras, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Juran, will be Bar Mitzvah on Saturday morning, January 24, at the Congregation Adath Yeshurun.
        Mr. and Mrs. Juran will hold Open House at their home, 614 Kipling Street, on Sunday Jan. 25, during the hours from 3 to 6 in the afternoon.
        Invitations are bing issues only through the press, and friends and relatives are cordially invited.

1942 Feb 5 (Pg 5 Col 1)
1942 Feb 12 (Pg 5 Col 1)

        Samuel Louis Joachim, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Joachim, will observe his Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, February 14, at 9 a. m., in the Congregation Adath Yeshurun Synagogue.
        Mr. and. Mrs. Joachim will hold Open House in honor of the Bar Mitzvah on Sunday, February 15, at their home, 1713 Park, during the hours from 3 to 6 in the afternoon.
        Friends and relatives are cordially invited.

1942 Apr 16 (Pg 7 Col 4)

        The unveiling of the tombstone of the late Karl Tiras will take place Sunday, April 19, at 2:30 p. m., at the Congregation Adath Yeshurun Cemetery.
        Friends are requested to attend.

1942 Apr 23 (Pg 7 Col 2)

The Brith Millah for the newly born son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard J. Levy was held Wednesday, April 15, at St. Joseph's Infirmary with Cantor Max Landman officiating as Mohel. Mr. Joseph Gardner, great grandfather, was Sondick; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hochstein were godparents; and Mr. K. Backer, grandfather, held the baby for the blessing offered by Rabbi Sanders A. Tofield and Cantor Landman, naming him "Marvin Gary.:

1942 Jun 4 (Pg 8 Col 2)

Otto Tiras, 53, died at his home, 5305 Chenevert, at 11 p. m. Sunday, May 31. He had been a resident of Houston for 40 years. He was a member of Congregation Adath Yeshurun. He was a veteran of World War I. He had been connected with Battlestein's for many years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hilda Tiras, two sons, Joseph David and Robert Sigmund Tiras, all of Houston; four sisters, Mrs. Elsie Berwald of Brownsville, Mrs. Max Borger, Mrs. Ruth Hoeffler (sic), Miss Hadey Tiras, all of Houston; two brothers, Isadore Tiras of Houston and Stanley Tiras Henig of Shepherd Field. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a. m. Tuesday, with Rabbi Sanders A. Tofield officiating. Burial in Adath Yeshurun Cemetery.

1942 Oct 29 (Pg 8 Col 2)

Joseph David Tiras, 18, of 5303 Chenevert, died in a Houston hospital at 7:30 p. m. Thursday, Oct. 23. He was a lifelong resident of Houston and a member of the A. Z. A. and the M. M. Society. He was an employee of the Gordon Jewelry Company. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Hilda Tiras; a brother, Robert S. Tiras of Houston, and a number of aunts and uncles. Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Friday, with Rabbi Sanders A. Tofield and Cantor I. S. Wall conducting. Burial in Adath Yeshurun Cemetery.

1943 Apr 22 (Pg 4 Col 4)

        Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Beck of San Antonio, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter Helena Joyce to First Lieutenant Milton J. Eisenberg of the Medical Army Air Force. Lt. Eisenberg is stationed at Randolph Air Field.
        Miss Beck is the granddaughter of the late Karl Tiras of Houston.

1943 May 20 (Pg 2 Col 3)

        Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger announce the marriage of their daughter, Dorothy, to Julian Levy, son of Mrs. Hannah Levy, of this city.
        The wedding was solemnized at the home of the bride's parents on May 12. Rabbi Sanders A. Tofield and Cantor I. Wall officiated, and Mrs. Nathan H. Colish played the wedding music. Miss Charlotte Borger was her sister's maid of honor, and Isadore Tiras was best man.
        Only immediate members of the families were present for the ceremony.
        The couple will live in Houston while Private Levy is stationed at Ellington field.

1943 Oct 21 (Pg 3 Col 5)

        Mrs. Hilda Tiras announces that the unveiling of the tombstones in memory of the late Otto Tiras and Joseph David Tiras will take place Sunday, October 24, at 4 p. m., at the Adath Yeshurun Cemetery.
        Friends are asked to be present.

1944 Feb 24 (Pg 3 Col 3)
1944 Mar 2 (Pg 3 Col 3)

        Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger cordially invite their relatives and friends to the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Jules Hirsch, on Saturday morning, March 4, at Congregation Adath Yeshurun, and to the reception at their home, 4817 Austin St., on Sunday, March 5, from 3 to 6 in the afternoon.
        Invitations are issues only thru the press.

1944 Dec 14 (Pg 5 Col 3)

Major and Mrs. Leonard Farber announce the birth of their daughter on December 5. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. H. Krafcheck and Mr. and Mrs. A. Farber.

1945 May 31 (Pg 5 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger announce the engagement of their daughter, Charlotte, to Pfc. Sam Abramson, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Abramson of this city. The wedding will take place early in June.

1945 Jun 14 (Pg 5 Col 4)

        On Sunday, June 11, Miss Charlotte Borger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger, became the bride of Sam Abramson, Private First-Class, United State Army, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Abramson of this city. The marriage took place at the home of the bride's parents with Rabbi Sanders A. Tofield officiating.
        A beautiful arrangement of white gladiola and carnations banked the altar where the couple pledged their vows, and the same blossoms were used at vantage points throughout the reception rooms.
        Mrs. Julian H. Levy, sister of the bride, was her only attendant, and First Class Petty Officer Hyman Abramson, brother of the groom, was best man.
        Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Berwald of Brownsville; Mr. and Mrs. Spain and Mr. and Mrs. Sol Abramson, Galveston, and Mr. David Borger of Dallas.

1945 Sep 20 (Pg 5 Col 2)
1945 Sep 27 (Pg 5 Col 2, Pg 6 Col 1)

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tiras invite their relatives and friends to the Bas Mitzvah of their daughter, Molly Ann, which will be observed at Congregation Adath Yeshurun on Friday evening, September 29th, and Saturday morning, September 30th.

1946 Jan 24 (Pg 5 Col 1)

Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Ozon of Galveston, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Betty, to Mr. Abe (Jo-Jo) Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore of this city.

1946 Feb 14 (Pg 5 Col 2)

Mr. and Mrs. G. Wasserman announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Ann, to Charles M. Brandt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Brandt. The wedding will take place in June.

1946 Oct 10 (Pg 12 Col 3)

Morris Tiras, 77 died at 5 a.m. Sept 23 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. S. Seligman, 2318 Chartres. A native of Austria Hungary he came to this country as a young man, and had lived in Houston for 40 years. He operated a barber shop on Texas Ave. for 20 years. He is survived by three sons, Henry, Abe and Eddie Tiras, two daughters, Mrs. S. Seligman and Mrs. Sadie Levitin, and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Levy Funeral Home with Rabbi W. Malev, Rabbi Max Landman and Cantor I. S. Krasnoff officiating. Burial in Adath Yeshurun Cemetery.

1947 Jan 16 (Pg 9 Col 3)

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Abramson announce the birth of their daughter, Shirley Elaine, on December 21, 1946, at St. Joseph's Infirmary. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. H. Abramson, and Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger.

1947 Apr 17 (Pg 11 Col 1)

Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Lieberman (nee Aileen Wilkenfield) announce the birth of their daughter, Leslie Paige, on Monday, April 14. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Wilkenfield of this city, and Mr. and Mrs. A. Lieberman of Brooklyn, New York.

1947 May 1 (Pg 9 Col 2)

Mr. and Mrs. L. Farber announce the birth of their son, Marvin Paul, on Monday, April 14, 1947. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. A. Farber and Mr. and Mrs. H. Krafcheck, all of this city.

1947 Aug 14 (Pg 9 Col 5)

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tiras announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lenora, to Marvin D. Brand, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. H. Brand of this city.

1947 Aug 21 (Pg 5 Col 1)
1947 Aug 28 (Pg 5 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. M. Sklar cordially invite their relatives and friends to the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Fred, which will be observed at the Saturday morning service, 9 o'clock, on August 30th, at Beth Jacob Synagogue; and to the reception from 3 to 7 on Sunday, August 31, at their home, 2715 Truxillo. Invitations are extended through the press.

1947 Aug 28 (Pg 9 Col 1)
1947 Sep 4 (Pg 9 Col 3)

        The family of the late Mr. Morris Tiras will unveil a monument to his memory on Sunday, September 7, at 3:30 p.m., at the Adath Yeshurun Cemetery.
        Friends are asked to attend.

1947 Oct 2 (Pg 11 Col 1)

        Miss Lenora Tiras, bride-elect of Marvin D. Brand, was honored with a luncheon at the Seven Seas Restaurant on Saturday, September 27, by Misses Joyce Catchman and Etta Colish. The table was decorated with white seasonal blossoms and centered with a miniature bride and groom. A corsage and gift marked the honoree's place. Corsages were also presented to Mrs. Henry Tiras, mother of the bride elect, and Mrs. Charles Brand, mother of the groom elect.
        Included in the personnel were members of the bridal party, several of Miss Tiras' aunts, Mrs. Morris Catchman and Mrs. Nathan Colish.

1947 Oct 9 (Pg 9 Col 3)

        Miss Lenora Tiras and Marvin D. Brand, whose marriage will be solemnized at seven o'clock, Sunday evening, October 12, at the Crystal Ballroom of the Rice Hotel, have announced their attendants.
        Miss Molly Ann Tiras will attend her sister as Maid of Honor, and Mr. (sic) Joe Brand, of Laredo, will be Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids include Misses Norma Weissberger, Joyce Catchman, Etta Colish, Adele Segal, Helene Allen, and Patsy Brand of Laredo. Marlene Levitin will be junior bridesmaid.
        Charles Brand will serve his son as Best man. Bernard Chotiner, Ross Seline, Milton Scheps, Charles Kaplan, Marvin Rosmarin, and Alfred Davis of Fort Worth will be groomsmen. Joe Brand of Laredo, Nathan Loeffelholz and Charles Scheps will usher.
        Miss Tiras was complimented on Thursday, October 2, with a luncheon at the College Inn by Mrs. L. B. Schwartzberg and daughter, Mrs. Arthur Kotlen. The central interest of the table was a miniature bridal party. A corsage and gift of china marked the honoree's cover. Mrs. Henry Tiras and Mrs. Charles H. Brand, mothers of the betrothed couple, were included in the guest list.
        Misses Fay and Eudis Schwartz honored Miss Tiras with a luncheon at the Warwick Hotel on Wednesday, and that evening a kitchen shower was given by Mrs. Joe Sigal, Mrs. Sam Odensky and Miss Adele Segal at the home of Mrs. Segal. Mrs. Charles Brand, mother of the groom, gave a luncheon at the Warwick Hotel on Friday.
        The rehearsal dinner will be given on Saturday evening at the Alabama Cafeteria by the bride-elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tiras, and their daughter, Miss Molly Ann Tiras.

1947 Oct 16 (Pg 8 Col 3)

        The marriage of Miss Lenora Tiras, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tiras, to Marvin D. Brand, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Brand, was solemnized in a double ring ceremony Sunday evening, October 12, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Rice Hotel. The ceremony was performed by Rabbi Wm. S. Malev, assisted by Cantor Jonas Javna.
        The couple exchanged their vows beneath a silk canopy with a backgroup of woodwardia and garlands of Southern smilax. Gleaming white tapers in branch holders and bridal arrangements of white gladioli and chrysanthemums completed the decor. Silken rope caught at intervals at standard candelabra holding single cathedral tapers marked the aisles.
        A program of traditional music was provided by Miss Mildred David, pianist; Miss Annette Colish, violinist, and Mrs. Jack Forman, soloist.
        Mr. Tiras gave his daughter in marriage. She wore an original model of imported Alencon lace and candlelight duchess satin created along Victorian lines, with an elongated bodice of lace which closed down the back with tiny buttons, a yolk of illusion edged with lace medallions studded with seed pearls, long glovefitting sleeves extending into points over the hands, and a gathered skirt which fell from panier poufs. A period headdress of the same rare lace gemmed with pearls held her veil of French illusion, and she carried a stain-covered Bible topped with orchids and a shower of stephanotis.
        Miss Mollie Ann Tiras, sisters of the bride, was maid of honor; Mrs. Joe Brand of Laredo was matron of honor; and bridesmaids included Misses Norma Weissberger, Joyce Catchman, Etta Colish, Adele Segal, Patsy Brand and Helene Allen. They were gowned alike in period models of Gros de Londre taffeta, made with high hicklines, fitted midriffs and bouffant skirts enhanced with polonaise drapes. Gauntlets terminating in points and period headdresses of shaded plumes completed their ensembles. The hour attendants' gowns were of romance blue hue, the maids in blush pink. They carried bouquets of Better Times roses with showers of contrasting ribbon streamers, Miss Marlene Levitin, junior bridesmaid, was gowned identically.
        Charles H. Brand served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Bernard Chotiner, Ross Seline, Milton Scheps, Alfred Davis, Charles Kaplan and Marvin Rosmarin. Charles Scheps, Nathan Loeffelholz and Joe Brand ushered.
        The bride's mother chose a gown of aqua studded with gold naiheads and an orchid corsage. The groom's mother chose a model of dubonnet gemmed with sequins, and an orchid corsage.
        A reception followed. The Madeira laid bride's table held the tiered wedding cake embossed with orchids, and flanked by gleaming tapers in silver candelabra. Bouquets of white chrysanthemums and gladioli were placed at vantage points.
        The couple left by plane for New Orleans, the bride wearing an original model dressmaker suit of palomino hue, with brown and winter white accessories and an orchid corsage. They will make their home in Houston.

1947 Oct 23 (Pg 3 Col 3,4)

Mrs. Marvin D. Brand is the former Miss Lenora Tiras, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tiras, whose marriage was an event of October 12. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brand of this city.

1947 Dec 11 (Pg 9 Col 1)

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Tiras announce the birth of their son, Mark Baer, on November 29. The Brith Millah took place at their home on Sunday, December 7. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Max Pepper of this city.

1948 Jan 8 (Pg 9 Col 2)

Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Heffler announce the birth of a daughter, Marilyn Yvonne, on December 27, 1947, at St. Joseph's Infirmary. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. G. Wasserman, and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. I. Heffler, all of Houston.

1948 Jan 22 (Pg 11 Col 1)
1948 Jan 29 (Pg 11 Col 5)

        Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Tiras cordially invite their relatives and friends to the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Harvey Seymour, on Friday evening and Saturday morning, January 30 and 31, respectively, and to the reception in Montefiore Hall which will follow the services.
        Invitations are issues through the press.

1948 Feb 19 (Pg 11 Col 5)

        Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Joachim cordially invite their friends and relatives to the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Robert, on Friday evening, February 20, and Saturday morning, February 21, at Congregation Beth Yeshuran.
        A reception will be held at their home, 3016 Isabella, on Sunday, February 22, from 3 to 6 p. m.
        Invitations through the press.

1948 Feb 26 (Pg 11 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. Jo Loefler (sic) (Loeser), Jr. announce the birth of their son, Cary Arnold, on February 10, at St. Joseph's Infirmary. Grandparents are Mr. ad Mrs. Joe Loefler (sic) (Loeser), Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. M. I. Heffler, all of Houston.

1948 Mar 18 (Pg 13 Col 5)

Mr. and Mrs. Abe I. Moore announce the birth of twin sons Steven Alan and Michael Bruce on Thursday, March 4, at St. Joseph's Infirmary. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. I. Ozon of Galveston, paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore of this city.

1948 May 13 (Pg 11 Col 1)

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin D. Brand announce the Birth (sic) Millah of their son, Randall J., on May 10. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tiras and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brand, and paternal great grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Louis Brand, all of this city. Acting as Sondock was Louis Brand. Godparents were Abe Tiras and Mrs. Bill Wolff.

1949 May 19 (Pg 11 Col 3)

Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore, of 2201 Dryden Road, announce the engagement of their daughter, Evelyn, to Sidney Reichenthal, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Reichenthal, Bronx, N.Y.

1949 May 19 (Pg 12 Col 1)

        The unveiling of the tombstone in memory to the late Mrs. Irma Tiras Farber will take place at 2:15 p. m., Sunday, May 22, on the Adath Yeshurun Cemetery. Rabbi Wm. S. Malev and Cantor George Wagner will officiate.
        Relatives and friends are asked to attend.

1949 Aug 11 (Pg 9 Col 1)

Announcement has been made of the marriage of Mrs. Hilda Tiras to Adolf Handler on Sunday, August 7, at the home of Rabbi Max Geller. They will reside at 3019 Blodgett.

1949 Aug 18 (Pg 3 Col 2,3)
1949 Aug 18 (Pg 9 Col 5)

Miss Shrileyan Silberstein, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mannie Silberstein of Austin, Texas, who are announcing her engagement to Raphael Joe (Buddy) Silberman, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Silberman, of Brenham, Texas.

        Miss Evelyn Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore, and Sidney Reichenthal, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Reichenthal of the Bronx, New York, have announced the attendants for their wedding, which will be solemnized at 8:30 p. m., Wednesday, August 24, in the Elks Club Ballroom.
        Mrs. Abe Moore, sister-in-law of the prospective bride, will be her Matron of Honor. Mrs. Morris H. Lipman, Mrs. Morris Sheinberg, and Miss Sarah Lee Goldberg will serve as Bridemaids.
        Alex Moore will serve as best man, and Abe Moore, Morris H. Lipman and Harold Weiser will be groomsmen.
        Recent hospitalities honoring the bride-elect include a Games Party given by Miss Ethel Bloom, Mrs. David Testa and Mrs. Joe Bloom; a Personal Shower given by Mrs. Ben J. Kotin; a Miscellaneous Shower given by Mrs. G. Wasserman and Mrs. Morris Lipman; a similar courtesy given by Mrs. Joseph Hoffler (sic); a Kitchen Shower given by Mrs. Abe Moore; a Brunch given by Mrs. Israel Weiser at her home; and a luncheon at the Empire Room given by Mrs. Esther Bistrow.
        Numerous other compliments will be tendered Miss Moore preceding her wedding.

1949 Sep 29 (Pg 3 Col 2)

Mrs. Sidney Reichenthal is the former Miss Evelyn Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Max Moore. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Reichenthal of the Bronx, New York.

1949 Nov 3 (Pg 9 Col 1)
1949 Nov 10 (Pg 9 Col 5)

        Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Tiras cordially invite their relatives and friends to the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Jerry Lester, on November 11th and 12th, at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Invitations are issued thru the press.

1950 Jan 19 (Pg 9 Col 1)

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Palla, of 2010 Calumet Drive, announce the engagement of their daughter, Minette, to Alex Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore of Houston. The wedding will take place in June.

1950 Jan 26 (Pg 11 Col 2,3)

Miss Minette Palla is the daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Chas. Palla, who recently announced her engagement to Alex Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore.

1950 Feb 2 [Pg 11 Col 5]

        Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hochstein cordially invite their relatives and friends to the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Julius, on Friday evening and Saturday morning, February 10 and 11, at Congregation Beth Yeshurun. A reception will follow the services.
        Mr. and Mrs. Hochstein will hold Open House on Sunday, February 12, from 3 to 6, at their home, 2405 Wichita.
        Julius is the grandson of Mrs. Julius Levy.
        Invitations are issued thru the press.

1950 Feb 16 [Pg 11 Col 2]

Mr. and Mrs. Julian A. Levy announce the birth of a son, Donald Harrison, on February 3, at St. Joseph's Infirmary. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger and Mrs. Hannah Levy, all of Houston.

1950 Mar 2 (Pg 11 Col 5)

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Heffler announce the birth of a daughter, Sheryl Lea, on February 27. at St. Joseph's Infirmary. Grand parents are Mr. and Mrs. G. Wasserman and Mr. and Mrs. Mike I. Heffler. Mrs. E. Moore is the great-grandmother.

1950 Mar 16 (Pg 12 Col 1,2)

Mrs. Nora Joachim, of 4151 Richmond Road, died in a local hospital at 12:25 a. m., Thursday, March 9. She was born in Houston and was a member of Cong. Beth Yeshurun and of the Sisterhood of Beth Yeshurun. Survivors: husband, Herbert M. Joachim; 3 sons, Harold, Samuel and Robert Joachim, all of Houston; a sister, Mrs. Oscar Beck, San Antonio; and brother, Leon Tiras, Ft. Worth. Funeral services were held at the Levy Funeral Chapel on Friday, March 10, with Rabbi Wm. S. Malev and Cantor Geo. Wagner officiating. Burial, Adath Yeshurun Cemetery.

1950 May 11 (Pg 11 Col 1)

        Mr. and Mrs. M. I. Heffler cordially invite relatives and friends to the Confirmation of their daughter,Dorothy, on Sunday, May 21, at 8 p. m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Friends and relatives are cordially invited thru the press.

1950 May 18 (Pg 11 Col 1)

        Mr. and Mrs. M. I. Heffler cordially invite relatives and friends to the Confirmation of their daughter,Dorothy, on Sunday, May 21, at 8 p. m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Friends and relatives are cordially invited thru the press.

1950 Jun 22 (Pg 7 Col 3,4)

        Mr. and Mrs. Alex Moore are on a wedding trip to Florida and Cuba following their wedding Sunday, June 11, at Temple Emanu El. They will return to Houston about July 1 to make their home in Ridgewood Addition.
        Mrs. Moore was the former Miss Minette Palla, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Palla. Mr. Moore is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore.
        Rabbi Max Geller, Rabbi Wm. S. Malev, and Cantor Geo. Wagner officiated at the ceremony. Mrs. Libbie Palla Fisher sang "Because" and "I Promise You," accompanied by Anthony Rahe at the organ.
        Miss Florence Lefkowitz, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor; Mrs. Betty Moore was matron of honor, Mrs. Sophia Golfield, Mrs. Libbie Palla Fisher, Miss Sarah Palla, sisters of the bride, and Miss Freda Katz were bridesmaids.
        Serving were Mrs. Ruth Lefkowitz, Mrs. Winnie Lippman, Mrs. Irvin Palla, Mrs. Frantz, Mrs. Anna Katz, and Mrs. M. Lefkowitz. The bride's book was in charge of Miss Minna Friedlander.
        The bride wore a white satin wedding gown, with a neckline embroidered with seed pearls. A headdress of satin and seed pearls held her finger tip veil. She carried a bouquet of white orchids and white rose buds.
        Abe Moore served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Martin Silverman, Ben Goldfield, Harry Halpin, Sid Reichenthal and Sam Fisher. Ushers were Bud Fisher, Max Palla and Norman Fisher.
        A receptions and supper followed the ceremony. For travel, the bride chose a navy blue linen suit with white accessories, and a white orchid corsage.

1950 Jul 20 (Pg 12 Col 1)

Mrs. Esther R. Moore, 90, died at her home, 1801 Rothwell, at 6:30 p. m., Saturday, July 15. Member Congregation Adath Israel. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Max Moore, Mrs. G. Wasserman, Mrs. Morris Sklar, all of Houston, Mrs. Manuel Moskowitz of Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Touba Efromiczh of Germany; a son, H. Moore of Houston. Services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, from the Levy Funeral Home, with Rabbi Max Geller and Rev Sam Israel officiating. Burial, Adath Israel Cemetery.

1950 Sep 28 (Pg 11 Col 2)

        Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Reichenthal (nee Evelyn Moore) announce the birth of a daughter, Ellen Renee, on September 12, at St. Joseph's Infirmary.
        Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore of 2201 Dryden Road, Houston, and paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Sam Reichenthal of the Bronx, New York.

1950 Oct 19 (Pg 11 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Abramson announce the birth of a daughter, Joyce Yvette, on September 12. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger; paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. H. Abramson, of this city. Maternal great-grandmother is Mrs. Albert Krueger; paternal great-grandfather is Mr. Joseph Garner.

1951 Jan 11 (Pg 11 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. Abe Moore announce the birth of a daughter, Beverly Anne, on December 30 at Herman Hospital. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore, of Houston; paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Ozon, of Galveston. Mr. Joseph Haus is the great-grandfather.

1951 Feb 8 (Pg 12 Col 1)

        Unveiling of the tombstone in memory to the late Mrs. Nora Joachim will take place at 1 p. m., Sunday, February 11, on the Adath Yeshurun Cemetery. Rabbi Wm. S. Malev and Cantor Geo. Wagner will officiate.
        Relatives and friends are asked to attend.

1951 May 24 (Pg 11 Col 5)

Mr. and Mrs. G. Wasserman cordially invite relatives and friends to the Confirmation of their son, Max Israel, on Sunday, June 3, at 4 p. m., at Beth Jacob Congregation, and to the reception which will follow in the Sara Geller Auditorium.

1951 May 31 (Pg 11 Col 3)

Mr. and Mrs. G. Wasserman cordially invite relatives and friends to the Confirmation of their son, Max Israel, on Sunday, June 3, at 4 p. m., at Beth Jacob Congregation, and to the reception which will follow in the Sara Geller Auditorium.

1951 June 07 (Pg 11 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Brand announce the birth of a daughter, Sandra Lynn, on May 28. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tiras; paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brand; great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Louis BRAND, all of Houston.

1951 September 16 (Pg 12 Col 1)

        The unveiling of the tombstone in memory to the late Esther Moore will be help on Sunday, September 16, at 11:30 a. m. at the Adath Israel Cemetery (Airline Road).
        Relatives and friends are asked to be present.

1951 September 20 (Pg 6 Col 3)

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Reichenthal (nee Evelyn Moore) announce the birth of a daughter, Sandra Joyce, on September 15, at St Joseph's Maternity Hospital. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs Max Moore, of 2201 Dryden Road, Houston; paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Reichenthal of The Bronx, New York.

1952 Mar 6 (Pg 11 Col 5)

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moore announce the birth of a daughter, Tarona Lace, on February 29. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. H. Moore, of Houston, and Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bullard, of Chicago, Illinois.

1952 May 22 (Pg 11 Col 5)

Mr. I.. Heffler announces the engagement of his daughter, Dorothy, to Charles Davidoff, son of Mr. ad Mrs.A. Davidoff. The wedding will be solemnized this summer.

1952 Aug 21 (Pg 9 Col 5)

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Moore (nee Minette Palla) announce the birth of a son, Gary Allen, on August 17, at Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Palla are maternal grandparents, and Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore are the paternal grandparents.

1952 Aug 28 (Pg 10 Col 1)

        The unveiling of the tombstone in memory to the late Mrs. Ruth Heffler will take place Sunday, August 31, 11:00 a.m., at Adath Yeshurun Cemetery, with Rabbi Wm. S. Malev officiating.
        Relatives and friend are asked to attend.

1952 Oct 30 (Pg 13 Col 5)

The "Pidyun Ha-Ben" (Redemption of the first born) of the son of Mr. and Mrs. Aleck Moore was held Sunday, October 19, at the home of the baby's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore, with Rabbi Max Geller and Rabbi Eugene Labovitz officiating.

1953 Feb 26 (Pg 11 Col 5)

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Abramson announce the birth of a son, Ronald David, on February 12. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. H. Abramson and Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger. Maternal great-grandmother ia Mrs. Lilly Kreuger; paternal great-grandfather is Mr. Joseph Garner. The Brith Millah was held February 19, with Rabbi Wm. S. Malev officiating.

1953 Jun 25 (Pg 7 Col 2,3)

        Miss Roselyn Friedman became the bride of Jules Hirsch Borger in a ceremony performed Sunday, June 7, at Congregation Adath Emeth, by Rabbi Eugene Labovitz, Rabbi Wm. S. Malev, and Cantor Ervin Halpern.
        She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irving Friedman, 3922 Fernwood, and he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger, 4817 Austin.
        The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She wore a gown of white Chantilly lace and tulle. An original design by Arden, it was created with a batteau neckline enhanced with nylon tulle folds, a pointed lace bodice, and glove fitting sleeves ending in points at the wrist. The full shirred tulle skirt enhanced with deep lace points formed a cathedral length train. A halo crown of pearls and sequins held her fingertip veil of tulle, and she carried a Bible overlaid with a purple throated white orchid and stephanotis.
        Miss Marilyn Levy and Mrs. Lipman Singer were the honor attendants, and Misses Estelle Friedman, Edith Borger, and Harriet Friedman served as bridesmaids. Shirley Abramson was flower girl. They wore dresses of pure silk organza designed with fitted shirred bodice, pleated neckline, short sleeves, and full waltz length skirts. They carried bouquets of yellow roses except the maid of honor who carried pink roses.
        Sam Kelman was best man, and groomsmen included Marvin Baron, Louis Dvoretzky, Edward Dvoretzky, Sam Abramson, Robert Tiras, and Robert Friedman. Stuart Miller and Milton Stein ushered.
        The bride's mother wore an original waltz length gown of ice blue marquisette over taffeta, with seed pearl embroidery, and the groom's mother chose a waltz length gown of navy blue Chantilly lace over a navy taffeta underskirt and flesh colored taffeta bodice. Their corsages were pink orchids.
        A reception followed in the Abe and Eva Silverman Hall.
        For their wedding trip to New Orleans, the bride wore a navy blue faille bolero suit, with navy and white orchid corsage. They will make their home at 2011 Blodgett in Houston.
        The bride attended the University of Houston. The groom is a graduate of Rice Institute and is now attending Baylor Medical School.

1953 Aug 27 (Pg 10 Col 2)

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Davidoff announce the birth of a son, Maurice Jay, on August 22. The Brith Millah will be held August 30 at their home, 3105 Chenevert, with Rabbi Friedman of Ft. Worth officiating. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. A. Davidoff and Mr. M. I. Heffler, all of Houston.

1953 Sep 17 (Pg 10 Col 4)

        Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Tiras announce the birth of a son, Joseph David, on September 4, at Methodist Hospital. The Brith Millah was held September 12, with Rabbi Max Geller officiating.
        Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Sam Landman, New York; and Mr. and Mrs. Adolf Handler are paternal grandparents.

1953 Oct 8 (Pg 11 Col 3)

The "Pidyan Ha-Ben" Redemption Services of the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Tiras was held Sunday, October 4, at their residence, with Rabbi Max Geller officiating. Herbert Joachim, grand uncle of the baby, acted as the "Kohen."

1953 Dec 3 (Pg 6 Col 3,4)

Miss Molly Ann Tiras, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tiras, 3335 Arbor, who have announced her engagement to Bill Laufman, son of Mr. an Mrs. Sol Laufman, 3229 Arbor.

1953 Dec 24 (Pg 7 Col 2)

Mr. and Mrs. Mannie Silberstein of Austin, Texas, will be honored on their 25th Anniversary with an open house for relatives given by their children, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. (Buddy) Silberman. The Open House will be Sunday, December 27, from 4 to 7 p.m., at their home, 3229 Westridge.

1954 Jan 28 (Pg 11 Col 4,5)

        Miss Molly Ann Tiras and Bill Laufman have selected the attendants for their wedding which will be solemnized February 14, at 8 p.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun.
        Mrs. M. D. Brand will server her sister as matron of honor. Bridesmaids will be Mrs. Philip Getz, sister of the prospective groom, Mrs. Hal Zimmerman, Mrs. Harris Weingarten, Miss Marlene Levitin, cousin of the bride, Miss Eleanor Waldman, and Miss Golda Geller. Members of the house party are Mrs. Leo Fields, Mrs. Joel Bender, Miss Marlene Becker, Miss Rhita Merson and Miss Monica Segal.
        Sol Laufman will serve his son as best man. Groomsmen will be Fred Kessler, Jack Fink, Robert Zax, Adrian Rosenberg, Harris Weingarten, and Alfred Freedman, cousin of the groom. Ushers will be M. D. Brand, Philip Getz, Harvey Tiras, Aaron Pearlman and Sandy Smith.
        Hospitalities honoring the bride were given by Mr. and Mrs. Hal Zimmerman and Mrs. Frank Hamovit; Mesdames Harold Freedman, Milton Freedman and Alfred Freedman; Mrs. Geo. Levit and Mrs. Milton Levit; Mrs. Sam Robinson and Mrs. A. J. Ginsberg; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Goldberg and Mr. and Mrs. Harris Weingarten; Dr. and Mrs. Harry Kessler; Mrs. David Borger and Mrs. Leonard Farber; Mrs. A. J. Blum and Mrs. Ben Hurwitz; Miss Eleanor Waldman and Miss Rhita Merson; Mr. and Mrs. Saul Marshall; Mrs. Al Aron and Mrs. Harold Turboff; Mrs. Eddie Tiras, Mrs. Sadie Levitin and Mrs. Sam Seligman; Miss Golda Geller and Mrs. A. L. Geller; Mrs. J. A. Schuman; Mrs. I. S. Knobler; Mrs. Sam Freedman; Mrs. Sam Odensky, Mrs. H. R. Sandler, and Mrs. Jose Segal; Mrs. Joe Levit; Mrs. Harry Freedman; Mrs. Ida Getz; and Mrs. Charles H. Brand.
        The spinster dinner will be given February 11 by Mrs. M. D. Brand and Mrs. Philip Getz, respectively, of (sic)

1954 Feb 25 (Pg 4 Col 2,3)

        The wedding of Miss Molly Ann Tiras and Bill Laufman was solemnized Sunday, February 14, at 8 p.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun. Rabbi William S. Malev and Cantor George Wagner officiated.
        The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tiras and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sol Laufman.
        Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an original model of imported Alencon lace and duchess stain created along Victorian lines. Her candlelight pink gown was fashioned with an elongated bodice, glove-fitted sleeves which extended into points over her hands. The softly gathered skirt fell into a cathedral length train. The sheer illusion yoke was edged with tiny lace flowers encrusted with pearls, and her fingertip veil of English illusion was attached to a half hat of satin with a halo of pearl encrusted leaves. She carried a cascade bouquet of white orchids, stephanotis and hearts of pearls.
        Mrs. M. D. Brand, sister of the bride, was her Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids included Mrs. Philip Getz, sister of the groom, Mrs. Harris Weingarten, Mrs. Hal Zimmerman, Miss Marlene Levitin, Miss Eleanor Waldman and Miss Golda Geller. they wore identical strapless gowns of seafoam green taffeta, designed with sculptured bodice enhanced at the sweetheart neckline with tulle ruffles. A tulle fischu covered the shoulders, and the skirt was waltz length. They wore small tiaras of green bugle beads with nose veils, and carried bouquets of pink maline hearts and Patricia carnations.
        Mr. Laufman server his son as best man. Groomsmen were Fred Kessler, Jack Fink, Alfred Freedman, Robert Zax, Adrian Rosenberg and Harris Weingarten. Ushers included M. D. Brand, Philip Getz, Harvey Tiras, Aaron Pearlman, and Sandy Smith. Randy Brand was the ringbearer.
        A reception followed the ceremony. members of the house party were Mrs. Leo Field, Mrs. Joel Bender, Miss Marlene Becker, Miss Monica Segal, and Miss Rhita Merson.
        The bride's mother chose a waltz length gown of Venetian blue embroidered lace, and a white orchid corsage; and the groom's mother wore a waltz length dress of smoke grey Chantilly lace over pink, with an orchid corsage.
        For their wedding trip to New York, the bride wore an original suit of rose beige with lime blouse and hat, and alligator accessories. Upon their return, they will make their home at 5507 H. M. C.
        Mrs. Laufman attended the University of Texas and is a member of Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority and Forensica. Mr. Laufman attended the University of Houston.

1954 Apr 15 (Pg 52 Col 3,4)

A June wedding is planned by Miss Rita Myra Sinclair and Sidney Ervin Tiras. Their engagement was announced by her parents, Mrs. Sara Sinclair of 4013 Day St. and Jack Saslavsky of Houston. Mrs. Harry Juran of 3119 Jarrard St. and the late Sam L. Tiras are parents of the intended groom.

1954 Aug 19 (Pg 9 Col 4)

        Miss Yvonne Farber and Milton Lefkowitz have announced the attendants for their wedding, which will be solemnized Sunday, August 22.
        Honor attendants will be Miss Pat Gordon and Mrs. Leonard Rosenberg. Bridesmaids include Misses Sandra Krafcheck, Sonya Jacobson, Miriam Sachs, Barbara Croft, Janice Juran, Leah Ganzar, Nancy Eisenberg, Annabelle Borger and Mrs. Issie Shapiro. Junior bridemaids are Carolyn Farber and Judy Ann Lefkowitz.
        Aaron Lefkowitz, father of the groom, will be best man.
        Groomsmen will be Benny Lefkowitz, Sidney Lefkowitz, Harry Melnick, Harry Vitemb, Joey Cohen, Robert Astrich, Sammy Melnick, Gerald Kaplan, Arthur Lubel, Billy Schultz and Harold Schultz.
        Hospitalities honoring the bride-elect include a luncheon at John's by Miss Sandra Lurie and Miss Marlene Kaplan; a luncheon at home by Mrs. Henry Tiras; a tea by Mrs. Dave Schultz and Mrs Leonard Rosenberg; a party at the Alabama Catering by Mrs. R. Wugman, Mrs. G. Litt, and Mrs. Minnie Vitemb; a party by Mrs. Dave Borger, Miss Annabelle Borger, and Mrs. Sadie Horwitz; a luncheon at Kaphans by Mrs. C. Fermaglich and Mrs. Harry Goldberg; a party by Mrs. J. Stein and daughters; a tea by Miss Miriam Kass and Miss Julia Wolf; a breakfast by Miss Leah Ganzar; a watermelon party by Mrs. M. Freedman and Mrs. A. Rosen; a luncheon by Mrs. M. Friedman; luncheon at Roland Busch by Miss Janice Juran and Miss Barbara Croft; a luncheon by Mrs. M. Gordon and Miss Pat Gordon; a party at the Balinese Room by Mr. and Mrs. H. Fisherman and Mrs. L. Lewis; a party at Sakowitz by Mrs. L. Aron and Mrs. B. Lerner; a party by Mrs. Ben Sachs and Miss Miriam Sachs; luncheon at the Normandie by Mrs. Al Gardner and Miss Sonya Jacobson; party at the Doctor's Club by Mrs. Bill Robins; luncheon at Ship Ahoy by Mrs. Issie Shapiro; luncheon at Sorrento's by Miss Barbara Klein and Miss Marilyn Gordon; luncheon at Elk's Club by Mrs. H. Lensky and Mrs. M. Krafcheck.
        Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Farber, parents of the prospective bride, honored their daughter with an engagement party.
        Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Lefkowitz are giving the rehearsal dinner.

1954 Sep 16 (Pg 9 Col 2,3)

        The marriage of Miss Yvonne Farber and Milton Lefkowitz took place Sunday, August 22, at Temple Emanu El. Rabbi William S. Malev and Rabbi Max Geller officiated at the candlelight ceremony.
        Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. L. Farber of 4410 Roseneath and Mr. and Mrs. A. Lefkowitz of 7621 Harrisburg Blvd.
        For her wedding the bride chose a gown of antique ivory heirloom lace fashioned with a crescent yoke of illusion, tight bodice, long tapered sleeves, and a full flowing skirt which deepened into a cathedral train. Her veil of illusion was held by a coronet of bridal jewels. She carried a bouquet of orchids and stephanotis.
        Miss Pat Gordon and Mrs. Leonard Rosenberg were the honor attendants. Bridesmaids were Misses Sandra Krafcheck, Miriam Sachs, Leah Ganzar, Janice Juran, Barbara Croft, Nancy Eisenberg, Sonya Jacobson, Annabelle Borger, and Mrs. I. Shapiro. Junior bridesmaids were Carolyn Farber and Judy Ann Lefkowitz.
        Miss Nancy Darsky was the soloist.
        Mr. Lefkowitz served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Sidney Lefkowitz, Benny Lefkowitz, Harold Schultz, Bill Schultz, Arthur Lubel, Gerald Kaplan, Joey Cohen, Robert Astrich, Harry Melnick and Sammy Melnick. Ushers were Mose Krafcheck, Albert Krafcheck, Arnold Farber, Kenneth Croft, Gaston Litt, and A. Steinberg.
        Members of the house party include Misses Judy Chesner, Julia Wolf, Miriam Kass, Barbara Klein, Marilyn Gordon, Ethel Melnick, Ruth Elaine Horwitz and Mrs. Rosalyn Rosen.
        Following a wedding trip to Miami, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Lefkowitz are making their home at 5151 Balkin Street.
        He is a student at the University of Houston where he is a member of Alpha Sigma Tau. He attended the University of Texas and was a member of Alpha Epsilon Phi.

1954 Oct 14 (Pg 7 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moore announce the birth of a son, Jeffrey Lynn. The Brith Millah was performed by Cantor Kalman Joffe on October 6 at the home of the baby's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Moore.

1955 Feb 17 (Pg 9 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Silberman announce the birth of a son, Mark Edward, on January 20. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Mannie Silberstein of Austin; paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Silberman of Brenham.

1955 Apr 7 (Pg 42 Col 1)

        Mr. and Mrs. Bernard J. Levy cordially invite their relatives and friends to the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Marvin Gary. on Friday, April 15, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, April 16, at 8:30 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun. Receptions will follow the services.
        Invitations are issued through the press.

1955 Jun 9 (Pg 9 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Davidoff of 3440 Wichita announce the birth of a son, Randall, on May 31. Grandparents are M. I. Heffler and A. Davidoff, both of Houston.

1955 Sep 8 (Pg 9 Col 2)

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Heffler announce the birth of a daughter, Ruth Etta, August 31. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. G. Wasserman and Mr. Mike Heffler, all of Houston.

1955 Sep 29 (Pg 9 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Moore, of 9418 Bevlyn, announce the birth of a son, Ronald. The Brith Millah was performed September 23 at the Methodist Hospital by Cantor Kalman Joffe. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Max Moore and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Palla.

1955 Nov 17 (Pg 9 Col 2)

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Joachim announce the birth of twin daughters, Nora Lynn and Judith Ann, on November 4. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Joachim and Mr. and Mrs. Phil Pesses, all of Houston.

1955 Dec 8 (Pg 13 Col 1,2)

Mr. and Mrs. Jules H. Borger announce the birth of their daughter, Sharon Renee, on December 3 at Methodist Hospital. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Irving Friedman and Mr. and Mrs. Irving Friedman and Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger; maternal great-grandmother is Mrs. Dora Landman of Brooklyn, N. Y.; paternal greatgrandmother is Mrs. Albert Kreuger of Houston.

1955 Dec 15 (Pg 9 Col 1)

Mr. and Mrs. Jess Wilkenfeld announce the marriage of their daughter, Aileen Lieberman, to Herbert Gerald Tiras, son of Mrs. Harry Juran and the late Sam L. Tiras, on December 14, 1955. Dr. Robert I. Kahn performed the ceremony.

1956 Apr 19 (Pg 10 Col 1)

        Mrs. Bessie Spiegelman, mother of Mrs. David H. Borger passed away Friday, April 13, in the Franklin Boulevard Hospital, Chicago, Ill.
        Mrs. Spiegelman had been a frequent visitor to Houston, coming here almost every year to celebrate the Puaover Holidays with her daughter arid friends.
        She is survived by her husband, Joseph Spiegelman, two daughters, Mrs. David H. Borger, Houston, Mrs. Irvin S. Fields, Portland, Oregon, and four sons, Richard Sheldon, Winnetka, Ill., Robert Spellman, Harry Spiegelman, and Irving Spiegelman of Chicago. Burial was in Chicago, Monday April 16.

1956 Apr 25 (Pg 8 Col 1)

Dr. and Mrs. Jules H. Borger, 211 Olsen, San Antonio, announce the birth of a son, Howard Edward, on April 21. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Irving Friedman and Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger, all of Houston. Maternal great-grandmother is Mrs. Dora Landman, Brooklyn, N. Y.; paternal greatI-grandmother is Mrs. Lillie Krueger of Houston.

1956 May 10 (Pg 9 Col 5)

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moore announce the birth of a daughter, Esther Rochelle, on May 2. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. H. Moore of Houston and Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bullard of Chicago, Ill.

1956 May 31 (Pg 9 Col 4)
1956 Jun 7 (Pg 9 Col 5)
1956 Jun 15 (Pg 9 Col 5)

        Mr. and Mrs. David H. Borger cordially invite relatives and friends to the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Ronald Alvin, on Friday, June 15, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, June 16, at 10:15 a. rn., at Congregation Beth Yeahurun, and to the receptions following the services.
        Invitations are iaaued thru the prese.

1956 Jun 21 (Pg 9 Col 5)

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Spain announce the birth of a daughter, Andrea Dee, on June 9. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Max Spain, Galveston, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Schwartz, Beaumont.

1956 Aug 03 (Pg 9 Col 4)

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Davidoff announce the birth of a daughter, Marlene, on August 7. Grandparents are A. Davidoff and M. I Heffler, both of this city.

1956 Sep 13 (Pg 12 Col 1)

Max I. Wasserman, 19, of 5635 Thrush, died Thursday, Sept. 6. Student University of Houston; member Congregation Adath Israel. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerson Wasserman; sisters Mrs. Moe Lipman, Mrs. Joseph H. Heffler, Miss Miriam Wasserman, all of Houston. Services were at 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 9, Adath Israel Cemetery, with Rabbi Max Geller and Rev. Sam Israel officiating. Levy Funeral Directors.

1956 Dec 13 (Pg 10 Col 1)

        Funeral services for Max Moore, 64, president of the Texas Iron and Metal Co., were held Thursday, December 6, at the Levy Memorial Chapel. He died Wednesday night in a Houston hospital.
        A native of Poland, he came to Houston in 1922, and founded the Texas Iron and Metal, Co. in 1935. He was an active member of Congregation Adath Emeth, the B'nai B'rith, and Zionist Organizations of America.
        He lived at 2201 Dryden.
        Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Florence Moore; daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Reichenthal; sons, Abe Moore and Alex Moore, all of Houston; and seven grandchildren.
        Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at Levy Memorial Chapel, with Rabbi Eugene Labovitz, Rabbi Max Geller, and Rev. Sam Israel officiating. Burial was in Adath Israel Cemetery.

1957 Feb 7 (Pg 9 Col 3)

        Miss Patsy Sue Silberstein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mannie Silberstein of 1805 Palma Plaza, Austin, who have announced her engagement to Fred Sklar. Son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Sklar of Houston. An early summer wedding is planned.
        Miss Silberstein attended the University of Texas and is a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority. Mr. Sklar received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Rice Institute and is now attending the University of Texas law school.

1957 Mar 14 (Pg 6 Col 4)

        Mrs. Max Moore and family entertained with a dinner party recently honoring her nephew, Fred Sklar, and his bride-to-be, Miss Patsy Silberstein, whose marriage will take place June 30.
        Mr. and Mrs. Morse Sklar, his parents, also gave a party at their home, 2602 Arbor, on Sunday, in honor of the engagement.

1957 Apr 18 (Pg 36 Col 1)
1957 Apr 25 (Pg 8 Col 2)
1957 May 2 (Pg 8 Col 3)

        Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lebow cordially invite relatives and friends to the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Leonard Charles, on Friday, May 3, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m., at Temple Emanu El. A receptions will follow the Friday evening services.
        Invitations are issued through the press.

1957 Apr 25 (Pg 8 Col 1)

Dr. and Mrs. Jules H. Borger, 211 Olsen, San Antonio, announce the birth of a son, Howard Edward, on April 21. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Irving Friedman and Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger, all of Houston. Maternal great-grandmother is Mrs. Dora Landman, Brooklyn, N.Y.; paternal great-grandmother is Mrs. Lillie Krueger of Houston.

1957 May 2 (Pg 8 Col 3)

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Heffler, of 5619 Doulton Dr., announce the birth of a son, Max Gerald. The Brith Millah was performed on April 30 by Cantor Kalman Joffe at St. Luke's Hospital. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Gerson Wasserman and Mike Heffler, all of Houston.

1957 May 16 (Pg 6 Col 1)

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Laufman announce the birth of a daughter, Laura Beth, on April 19. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tiras and Mr. and Mrs. Sol Laufman, all of this city.

1957 May 30 (Pg 8 Col 5)

Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Tiras announce the birth of a son, Michael Norman, on May 21. Rabbi Max Geller performed the Brith Millah service. Maternal grandparents are Mrs. Dora Landman and Sam Landman of New York City; paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Handler of Houston and the late Otto Tiras.

1957 Jul 11 (Pg 6 Col 3,4)

        The marriage of Miss Patricia Sue (Patsy) Silberstein and Fred Sklar took place Sunday, June 30, at 4 p.m., in the Agudas Achim Congregation in Austin. Rabbi Samuel Sakuto of Austin and Rabbi Max Geller of Houston officiated at the double ring ceremony.
        She is the daughter of Mrs. Mannie Silberstein, of 1805 Palma Plaza, Austin, and the late Mr. Silberstein, and he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Morse Sklar, 5602 Arbor, Houston.
        The bride was given in marriage by her brother-in-law, R. J. Silberman of Dallas. She wore a ballerina length gown of Chantilly lace and bombazine silk over taffeta and net. The torso bodice featured a softly rounded neckline and long sleeves. The bouffant skirt of silk was fashioned with a wide cumberbund, forming a bustle bow in back. Her shoulder-length veil of silk illusion was attached to a Queen's Crown of Alencon lace outlined in scallops of seed pearls and irredescent tear-drops. She carried a prayer book topped with a white orchid and cascade of Lily of the Valley.
        Matron of honor was the bride's sister, Mrs. R. J. Silberman of Dallas. Bridesmaids were Miss Sandra Lasky, Austin; Mrs. Philip Miller, Austin, and Miss Louise Sklar, Houston. They wore identical ballerina length gowns of blue taffeta featuring bodices of blue lace over taffeta. They carried colonial bouquets of pink Venice carnations.
        Mr. Sklar served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Charles Reed, Edwin Kashy and Abe Moore. Ushering were Alex Moore and Sid Reichenthal.
        A reception followed the ceremony. Members of the house party included Mesdames Max Moore, Morris Lasky, Frank Mann, Emile Sherman, Toby Bazaman, Howard Olsen, Sam Zakuto, Dave Mazick and Dave Robbins. Misses Joan Lasky and Thelma Dochen were in charge of the bride's book.
        When they return from their wedding trip, the couple will make their home at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, where the groom will be stationed.
        The bride attended the University of Texas, where she was affiliated with Sigma Delta Tau sorority. The groom is a graduate of Rice Institute, and the University of Texas Law School. He was a member of the Rice "R" Association, captain of the 1956 Southwest Conference Fencing Championship team, and was a Distinguished Military Graduate of the '57 class at the University of Texas. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U. S. Army.

1957 Aug 29 (Pg 10 Col 1)

        The tombstone in memory to the late Israel Max Wasserman, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Wasserman,will be unveiled on Sunday, September 8, at 11 a.m., at the Adath Israel Cemetery.
        Relatives and friends are asked to attend.

1957 Sep 5 (Pg 10 Col 1)

        The tombstone in memory to the late Israel Max Wasserman, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Wasserman, will be unveiled on Sunday, September 8, at 2 p.m., at the Adath Israel Cemetery.
        Relatives and friends are asked to attend.

1957 Sep 12 (Pg 7 Col 2,3)

        The marriage of Miss Lynne Merle Kalmin and Harvey Seymour Tiras was solemnized on Saturday evening, Aug. 17, at Temple Emanu-El, Dallas. Rabbi Levi A. Olan performed the ceremony.
        She is the daughter of Mrs. Lillian Kalmin, 8639 Beauregard Dr. and Albert Kalmin, 827 N. Zangs, Dallas. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Tiras of 4010 Grennoch, Houston.
        For her wedding, the bride wore a waltz length gown of Chantilly lace with tiers of ribbon under the skirt of pale yellow peau de soie. The dress was fashioned with a sweetheart neckline. The shoulder length veil of nylon tulle was edged in yellow tulle at the crown, and trimmed with seed pearls. She carried a white Bible which held an orchid surrounded with yellow rose buds and stephanotis.
        Mrs. Jerry Kalmin, Dallas, the bride's sister-in-law, and Jerry Tiras, brother of the groom, were their honor attendants.
        For their wedding trip they wet to Las Vegas and Los Angeles. They will make their home in Houston.
        The bride attended Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas, and was affiliated with Delta Phi Epsilon sorority. The groom attended Texas A & M where he was a member of Phi Etta Sigma, honorary fraternity, and is a '57 summer graduate of the University of Texas. He is past president of Tau Delta Phi fraternity, and at present is a Second Lieutenant in the U. S. Army.

1957 Oct 24 (Pg 6 Col 2)

        Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Reichenthal announce the birth of a son, Max Alan, on October 7, at St. Luke's Hospital. The Brith Milah was performed on October 15 by Cantor Max Widor of Corpus Christi.
        Maternal grandparents are Mrs. Max Moore, Houston, and the late Mr. Moore; paternal grandparents are Sam Reichenthal of New York and the late Mrs. Reichenthal.

1957 Oct 31 (Pg 10 Col 1)
1957 Nov 7 (Pg 10 Col 1)
1957 Nov 14 (Pg 10 Col 1)

        Unveiling of the tombstone in memory to the late Max Moore will take place Sunday, November 17, at 2 p.m., at the Adath Israel Cemetery.
        Relatives and friends are asked to be present.

1958 Apr 3 (Pg 38 Cols 1-3)

        The marriage of Miss Ethel Moran and Jerome Tiras took place Sunday, March 23, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Mayo Hotel, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rabbi Arthur D. Kain performed the ceremony.
        She is the daughter of Mr. Meyer Moran, 3308 S. Florence Ave., Tulsa, and the late Mrs. Moran. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Tiras of Houston.
        Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a formal length gown of imported silk peau de soie along princess lines. The neckline was scalloped in appliques of re-embroidered Alencon lace, etched with seed pearls, the design being repeated on the front of the skirt. A Queen Anne's crown of seed pearls with diamond points at each side held the tiered veil of silk illusion. Her bouquet was a white orchid with cascading lilies of the valley attached to her prayer book.
        Mrs. Louis Levy was the bride's honor attendant. Bridesmaid were Mrs. Melvin Moran, Mrs. Sidney Moran, Miss Judy Rosenstein, Miss Bobbie Marks, Miss Miriam Gordon and Miss Maureen Weiss. They wore Capri blue taffeta sheaths with harem overskirts, and carried white lace parasols decorated with satin streamers and white carnations.
        Mr. Tiras was his son's best man. Groomsmen were Melvin Moran, Sidney Moran, Stanley Levy, Norman Lerner, Albert Krovetz, and David Lewis. Mark Tiras, his brother, was candlelighter.
        Ushers and members of the house party were Norman Landa, Mischa Kahn, Norman Burk, Maurie Keen, Miss Marlene Levitin, Miss Gloria Pepper, and Miss Barbara Tauben.
        The couple will live in Austin, where he will be graduated from the University of Texas. She is a student at the university, and is a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority and Spooks, honor organization. He is a member of Tau Delta Phi, Phi Etta Sigma, and the American Finance Association. They will have an extensive wedding trip to Las Vegas and San Francisco in June.

1957 Dec 5 (Pg 7 Col 2-3)

Miss Annabelle Boger will become the bride of Marvin Robert Korn, according to an announcement by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Borger. Mr. and Mrs Damiel Korn of Corpus Christi are the prospective grrom's parents. The weeing will be solemnized December 22.

1958 Jan 2 (Pg 6 Col 3-4)

        The marriage of Miss Annabelle Borger and Marvin Robert Korn was solemnized Sunday afternoon, December 22, with Rabbi William S. Malev officiating at the services in his study at Cong. Beth Yeshurun.
        The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David H. Borger, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Korn of Corpus Christi.
        Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a brown suit with black accessories and carried a Bible overlaid with orchids.
        The groom's sister, Miss Natalie Korn, maid of honor, wore a gown of blue crystalene silk and carried pale pink roses.
        Ronald Borger, brother of the bride, was best man.
        After a family dinner, the couple left for a wedding trip to New Orleans. They will make their home in Houston.
        She attended the University of Texas and the University of Houston. He attended the University of Texas, Washington University, and is now a student at the University of Texas Dental School.

1958 Jul 17 (Pg 6 Col 3)

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Farber announce the graduation of their son, Arnold, from San Jacinto High School. Commencement exercises were held July 15.

1958 Jul 31 (Pg 8 Col 1)

Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Tiras announce the birth of a son, Paul Aaron, July 15. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Sam Landman of New York City; paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Handler of Houston and the late Otto Tiras.

1958 Oct 23 (Pg 8 Col 2)

Lieutenant and Mrs. Fred Sklar of Fort Polk, La. announce the birth of a son, Maurice Alan, on October 10. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Morse Sklar, Houston, and Mrs. Mannie Silverstein of Austin, and the late Mr. Silverstein. Great-grandparents are Mrs. Bertha Sklar, Houston, and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Silverstein, Austin.

Dr. and Mrs. Jules H. Borger, 924 Mouton, New Orleans, La. announce the birth of a son, Alan Mark, on October 7. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Irving Friedman; paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Max Borger, all of Houston. Maternal great-grandmother is Mrs. Landman, and great-grandmother is Mrs. Albert Krueger.

1959 Jan 22 (Pg 10 Col 1)

KRUEGER-Mrs. Lillie Borger Krueger, 81, of Jewish Home tor Aged, died at 12:50 a.m. January 18. Survivors: sons, Gus Borger, Sam Borger, both of Chicago, Ill., Max, William and David Borger, all ot Houston; 10 grandchildren; 17 greatgrande t)ildren. Services 3 p.m. Jan. 19. Levy Memorial Chapel, Rabbi Wm. S. Malev. Burial, South Park Cemetery.

1959 Mar 19 (Pg 8 Col 1)

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Tiras (nee Lynne Kalmin) announce the birth of a daughter, Pamela Joyce, on March 4. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Tiras, of this city, and Mrs. Lillian Kalmin and Albert Kalmin, both of Dallas. Maternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Max Pepper, Houston.

Mr. and Mrs. Abe Moore announce the birth of a daughter, Myra Jean, on March 4. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. I. Ozon of Galveston and Mrs. Max Moore of this city and the late Mr. Moore.

1959 Apr 2 (Pg 8 Col 4)

        The engagement of Miss Pat Elizabeth Levy to Julius Hochstein has been announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Levy, 4705 University Oaks. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hochstein, 3730 Linkview Drive, are parents of the prospective groom.
        Miss Levy is a junior student nurse at Mt. Sinai Hospital, School of Nursing of New York City. Mr. Hochstein is a pharmacy student at the University of Houston where he is a member of Phi Delta Chi fraternity.
        The engagement was announced on the twenty-second anniversary of the bride-elect's parents at a dinner at the Rams Club.

1959 May 7 (Pg 8 Col 3,4)

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Merson, 3735 Cosby, announce the engagement of their daughter, Maureen Harriet, to Sidney Ervin Tiras, son of Mrs. Harry Juran and the late Sam L. Tiras. The wedding will take place August 9.

1959 May 14 (Pg 8 Col 3)

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Joachim announce the birth of a daughter, Sharon Elizabeth, on May 8. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Edward Nagel and Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Joachim. Great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Morris Atlas and Mrs. Sally Nagel.

1959 Aug 20 (Pg 6 Col 3,4)

        When they return from their wedding trip to Mexico City and Acapulco, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney E. Tiras will make their home here. Their wedding was solemnized Sunday, August 9, in the Houston Executive Club. Dr. Robert I. Kahn officiated.
        The bride, the former Miss Maureen Harriet Merson, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Merson. The groom is the son of Mrs. Harry Juran and the late Sam L. Tiras.
        Miss Frances Glick sang the bridal solos, accompanied at the piano by William Glick.
        The bride's gown was of Italian silk taffeta and lace. Her illusion veil was caught to a pillbox of lace and taffeta trimmed with pearls, and she carried a bouquet of stephanotis centered with a white orchid.
        Mrs. Richard A. Freling was her sister's matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Armand Kapp, Mrs. Joe Wolf, Miss Sheryl Tiras, Miss Joyce Solomon, and Miss Barbara Heimoff, New York. They wore street-length sheaths with shirred Empire bodices trimmed in satin.
        Herbert Tiras was his brother's best man. Richard Freling, Arthur Caplan, of McAllen, Norman Solomon, Armand Kapp, and David Schwartz, Jr. were groomsmen. Ushers were Harry Merson and Robert Merson of Oklahoma City.
        The reception was at the club. Members of the house-party were Mrs. Paul Sherman, San Antonio, Miss Leslie Tiras, and Mrs. Phil Heintz.
        The bride attended the University of Texas where she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority. Mr. Tiras attended the University of Texas and A&M College.

1959 Aug 27 (Pg 6 Col 1)

The Pidyan Ha Ben of the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sklar took place Sunday, August 23, at the home of the baby's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Morse Sklar, with Rabbi Max Geller officiating. Jake Sampson served as the "Kohan."

1959 Dec 10 (Pg 6 Col 1)

        Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Fireman of Danville, Illinois, invite relatives and friends to the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Howard, Friday, Dec. 25, 8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec 26, 10:15 a.m., at Congregation Beth Yeshurun. Receptions will follow the services.
        Howard is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. S. Lesky of this city.

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