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CLIFTON ATINUI • CINCINNATI 10, 01110
BYRON'S HEBREW MELODIES
y of the Death of the English
On the Occasion of the Hundredth Anni
Poet, Who Died in Greece at the Age of 36.
By M. J. LANDA, London
translations in many languages, in-
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So, for this—our
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our one thought has
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Which I found very troublesome to
pay—Canto 2, lxv.
Believe the Jews,
Must be believed, though they believe
not you.—Canto 5, lxii.
Their cash comes from, their wealth
goes to, a Jew.—Canto 11, lxxv.
Who holds the balance of the
world? . • .
Jew Rothchild, and his Fellow-Chris-
Mercury" for culling this "re-
tian, Raring.—Canto 12, v.
I am again indebted to the
from the news items of the Chicago Ilerald and Examiner. It Mrs. Rabbi, the rich banker's squaw.
Canto 3, lxxix.
indicates the influence of the "cosmics" upon the spiritual life of the nation
Atlantic, that the Solicitor General, Mr. Slesser, is a Jew who "has become
a High Churchman in the Episcopal church," which leads me to propound
that now famous question: "When is a Jew not a Jew?" and which sug-
rots the answer, "When he is an Episcopalian." But we do find a Jew who
is a Jey, though he holds one of the minor positions, so to speak--Mr. Shin-
who is Secretary for Mines. This Jew has suffered imprisonment for
his opinions, and we are sure he must be a liberal, because it is rare that a
Conservative is ever impris med for anything. I think I mentioned some
time ago that Rose Rosenberg is the Prime Minister's private secretary, or
she was up until the time he went to London to take up his duties as Eng-
cat of our
ir state of
will see the
as interpreted in terms of Chicago:
Religious enterprises do not necessarily require the sombre garb
mien. At least, that is the philosophy of the loyal
Bible Class of the Immanuel Baptist Church. They are
going to try to win the all-Chicago Bible Class attendance in the
d their c lass
spirit of a jolly frolic. To that end they havdivide 's
of 40 members into the "Sparkplugs," "Sassy Susies"s! "Heby
Jeebies." Don Cunningham will be "Barney Google." lie will be
assisted by Vincent Masten and H. S. Rappel as "Sunshine" and
s make are
• other races
e of persist-
r those who
or some day
t, too, yield-
eia. But we
But it is in his trenchant satire,
"The Age of Bronze," written just
after the Congress of Allied Powers at
Verona in November, 1822, at which
England broke with the Grand
Alliance, that he vented the full force
of his merciless spleen, lashing the
Jew as a symbol of unprincipled and
relentless rapacity. Denouncing the
Stock Exchange, he exclaims:
But let us not to own the truth refuse,
Was ever Christian land so rich in
I am ashamed. I know I should have read it immediately upon its
appearance, but I was so busily engaged in reading wholesome literature Those
parted with their teeth to good
like the Detective Story Magazine and Short Story Magazine that I really
didn't have the opportunity to get around to "Lummox" until the other
And now, ye kings! they kindly draw
evening. Fannie Hurst must have been fed on raw meat for quite a period
before entering upon the writing of that book. It is what quite young
All states, all things, all !sovereigns
persons call "realistic." It reminds me of Evelyn Scott's "Escapade," Sher-
wood Anderson's "Many Marriages," Ben Ileches "Erik Dorn," Arthur
And a-aft a loan "From Indus to the
Morrison's "Tales of Mean Streets" and that French Negro's "Bouatala"—
of strong disinfectants.
books that call for the use
The hanker — broker — baron —
he is connected. Ile regrets this par-
ticularly in the case of the Palestine To aid these bankrupt tyrants in their
Convent to taking an active part in And philanthropic Israel designs to
the cempaign now being conducted
to raise funds for their admirable Her mild percentage from exhausted
Philinethropist Recovering But Mutt
Hay. Complete Rest.
"Mr. Straus has recently returned Not without Abraham's seed can
front the Holy Land and brings re-
NEW YORK.—Nathan Straus, ac- ports of the marvelous progress al- 'Tin gold, not steel, that rears the
cording to an announcement from his ready made and of the work which is
office, is recuperating from the ef- still necessary, as well as of the en- Two Jews, a chosen people, can
fects of a slight operation performed thusiasm with which the new immi-
at his residence. The statement is as grant has gone back to the toil. At In every realm that scripture-
great personal sacrifice these settlers
"While Mr. Straus' condition is labor toward the attainment of their Two Jews keep down the Romans, and
favorable, his physician advises a ideal , . All this should amuse the
complete rest, until he has entirely interest and sympathy of those who The accursed Hun, more brutal than
regained his strength. This comes until now have stood aloof of the
It a very inopportune time, as he had movement to make Palestine again
Two Jews—but not Samaritans--
expected, after a prolonged absence, the 'land where milk and honey
to resume his activities in the various
Philanthropic Institutions with which
Oh, well, let's be optimistic.
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In the British Museum, among the The world, with all the spirit of their
What is the happiness of earth to
lieltriew, of Byron's
Br C1,•. It
Melodies," is me in iddush. it la one A congress forms their "New
nearly all of the accurate inforinot
the Ns s
tin chures—a tiny home-node booklet Where baronies and orders both
attempt to grab Muscle Shoals is to be found or'..
■ •ei afraid to
of a few pags
It may be of interest to readers of (dher newseseeN
grab, to learn that a private poll of the
I crude cove r of colored paper torn Oh ! holy Abraham! dost thou see the
eh the slaleS11 1, II,
"play up" Ford ta rab,
the fact that there are at present more than enough vol. -
from some I
find If yrOil, OW )etOf reVOIL
Ford project. And much of this is due solely to Senator N.,ir
of the angels," a
themselves a re cuttings from a Yid- Thy followers mingling with these was "on 'sit'''
the World. The word "seandal" is being teed now freeIN n vonnection dish newspa
dreamer, but with constructive ideas;
with the Ford bargain-counter offer. The Congtesdnen who Noted so cheer- has written his Millie 1111,1 IIII,IreSS in Who spit not "on their Jewish the t)ther, it member of ow Sata nic
fullo Fd, of course, didn't know what they were voting for: some of ink—Nathan Horowitz, Rowton
School of w Titers, condemned, by
y f I r a tn sure, thought that Muscle Shoals referred to some new break-
There it lies, But honor them as portion of the
W hit seduipel, II., 1920!
Southey, as persons of "diseased
fast food that Ford innded to produce. I am only surprissel that with this a simple, tau chime tribute, to fill what
hearts and depraved imagination."
handsome gift of the te government's property, ear l
'could other % vise have been a gap in (Where, now, tib, Pope! is thy And yet amid the doubts its to the
in the lower house didn't present Ford with $100010, ono. The only possible the National Reseed at the centeoary
sincerity of much of the versatile out-
A pnl Could it not favor Judah with some put of the fitful, flamboyant, oisl
explanation must lie in the fact that Ford forget to ask for it!
of the death of a great poet —
19, 1t121. II
theatrically adventurous life, the dees
In the current issue of McClure's Magazine, there are two articles of nalist in Lon I don.
in- Or has it ceased to kick against the will ever render homage for the "He-
unusual interest and value in connection with the Ku Klux KIWI. They graceful am
are written by men who write without prejudice and •he offer some semi
On Shyloek's shore behod them stand
minating facts. Max Bentley discusses the Klan in Indiana, and I call
Byron teas not moved to voice
your attention to this very significant statement :
something of the grand tragedy of To cut Crum nations' limits their
"pound of flesh."
Israel as he Wall inspired to take up
"The Indiana Ku Klux Klan," said one of its leaders, "contem-
the cause of Greets.. As is matter of
plates complete disbandment. This includes abandonment of the
True, not alone at has a-ere the
fact, some of the 23 poems commis-
(Concluded from page 1.)
name itself, throwing away the robe, putting an end to the mummery
isle the group were written before he shafts sit his scorn furiously hurled.
and incantation. We are not Klansmen of the recognized stripe.
undertook, at the request of the lion. Byron, moreover, first published the Gomm dramatists. :Maly of them
We never have been. There have been no law violations in this
Douglas Kinnaird, to write verses for poem in "The Liberal," anonymously , have been published in book form,
state even remotely connected with the Klan. There have been no
melodies composed by Isaac Nathan and "let himself go." But the frenzy several have been produced in New
acts of violence, no maskers roaming the countryside at night,
(1792-1S61); others, as only too (M. reads strangely familiar and modern; York a n d elsewhere. Ills tianslation
robed figures crowding up to the pulpit to had over a few dollars.
vious today, have no connection with it might well have been the model of of Leonid Andreyev's great tragedy,
Our robes are kept in the lodge room in charge of bonded custodian.
Jewish. When Nathan ask- much that was written 0 century later "Anathema," was produced this
. . . We are opposed to the Klan in those states where the slightest
ed him to explain what scriptural —in 1922—after conferences conse- spring.
violence is countenanced. Long ago we lost respect for the polic ion
Authority on Jewish Affairs.
reference there was in the poem, "Oh! quent on the Great War. Byron's
of the Imperial Klan. . . . Our paid up nil
During all his journalistic work,
Snatched Away in Beauty's Bloom," venomous accusation of Jewish world-
from nearly 400,000 to less than 250,000. As a Ku Klux Klan, we
Byron replied, airily, "Every Tilled control was sheer twaddle. It reads Mr. Bernstein maintained a deep in-
plan to disband."
must make its own references." The pitifully in the light of the re- terest in Jewish affairs and was one
ng poet's own favorite, when he used to creation, after the overthrow of of the earliest, after the Russo-Jewish
w for the message from Texas, presentsel by the former sums
giup join Nathan in singing when they Napoleon, of the ghetto-walls that had exodus, to interpret that element of
editor of the Houston (Texas I Chronicle. here is the way he s
worked together, was apparently the crumbled before the tidal Ware of en- the "new immigration" to the Ameri-
first of the set, "She Walks ill lightenment set rolling by the French can public. He also did much to in.
Beauty"; it was written immediately Revolution; and of the utter inability form the American people about inter.
"The increasing weight of an awakened public opinion is mani-
on his return from a ball at which of the rich Jews of England to secure nal Russian affairs, especially matters
fested everywhere. Influential citizens formerly in the Klan are
connected with the Jewish question,
his ready susceptibility had been emancipation in this country.
out in the open against it—the dropping out of the disillusioned,
particularly during the agitation in
stirred by the sight of the wife of a
disgusted and alarmed Klansmen of the better element is taking on
Curious in the extreme is the coin-
relative. Nevertheless Byron did cidence that the anniversaries of the 191t for the abrogation of the Russo-
the proportions of an expeditionary movement. The element re-
maining is turning its whole attention to capturing political control
know his Bible, even if he
deaths of Byron and Beaconsfield fall American treaty.
In 1922 he was elected secretary of
particularly roused by Jewish his- sqi the same day—April 19—for there
at the State House, and the Democratic primary this year will bring
tory, and in "Oh! Weep for Those," was affinity between the two, Beacons- the American Jewish committee, a
about the supreme and, it is thought, final test of the Klan's power."
the best known, in which occur the field's father, Isaac Disraeli, was a position which he held until the fol-
lowing year when he founded the well-
Here's an amusing item regarding this same Texas Klan. When it was oft-quoted lines:
friend and tremendous admirer of
kuown Jewish daily, The Day, of
formed in Houston in 1920, there was a parade with all the dramatic trap.
Byron, and the future Premier of
the editor for two years,
pings. At that time, so the writer informs us, the robes of the "knights" Tribes of the wandering foot and England was brought up in a house- which he was
when he acquired the American He.
were made by a Jewish overall firm in Houston for $1.50 each; later, when
hold in which the poet's name was
brew of which he was the publisher
the Klan became Simmonized, these robes were made by a subsidized Gee. How shall ye flee and be at rest!
held in utmost reverence, amounting
Yen, 0011 friends and
The wild dove bath her nest, the fox almost to a religion. That early and editor for three years, after
tile Protestant firm in Atlanta, Ca., at $6.50 net.
which he resumed his newspaper work.
atmosphere dominated Beaconsfield's
true, there is one born every minute.
Mankind their country—Israel but the early life, influenced his writings, Two years ago he published "The II is-
tory of a Lie" in which he exposed
The summer season will soon be with us. I am not looking at the
moulded his youthful character, with-
the notorious "I'rotocols of the Wise
calendar when I write that, neither and I looking out of the window to see
out, fortunately, impairing his depth
the sort of weather we are haing. No, dear miler, I ant convinced of the he did sense the age-long sorrow of
Men of Zion" as Fl
and genuine feeling. When he anti, in a series of articles in the
of summer throughh reading Rabbi Joel Blau's plan appearing the Jews. There are others, too, which
traveled abroad he wrote to his
in the B' hot B'rith News, of how to bring Jew and Christi
o-hen come worthily within the scope of the that he had met Byron's boatman at
of the links in the chain which con-
is a real hot weather plan: the sort that is created during period
title; and in the threnody "My Soul Geneva, that he had seen the poet's
one's head is inclined to become affected by the intense heat. Our usually is Dark," which he wrote with frantic
name scrawled on the doorpost of gruntled Russian monarchists in this
level headed rabbi suggests a sort of Vesailles peace conference when leaders haste—"in a flash, as a madman
Tasso's cell in Ferrara; to his sister
of Protestantism and Judaism will draw up resolutions, cinch promising to would write," as he explained—the
he communicated the interesting in- country.
behave nicely toward each other. Every apartment house will be thrown
formation that he had obtained a lock
wide open to all comers, Jew or Gentile; small children will no longer hurl lines,
PICTURIZING THE BIBLE
of Byron's hair cut "off the corpse
the epithet, "Christ Killer," at other children of Jewish faith; the Klan will I tell thee, minstrel, I would weep,
nt Missolonsehi" (where he died) by
camphor their night shirts and dunce-caps; Jews and Gentiles will rock
Scholten, English philoso-
Or else this heavy heart will burst;
"Tita." The latter was Byron's de-
together on hotel porches, engaged in community knitting and intimate
voted servant, and later traveled for pher, announced that he would pic-
gossip; the loveliest sermons will be preached from every pulpit; peace, show that Byron could, at moments,
the Bible in 22,000 photo-
two years with Beaconsfield in the
good will, justice and mercy will prevail to the uttermost ends of the earth.
enter into the feelings of those of East. Ile WAS one of the many links graphs of Jewish geography, land-
And all this is to be brought about by a written agreement entered into by
and Gentile. Well, they have tried everything from whom at other times he wrote in con- between the two men, whom Beacons- ments, flora, fauna and whatsoever
representatives of Jew
ventional, cruel strain. Although not field brought to England, cared for
the beginning of time to straighten out this niisunderstanding between Jew
in the Bible
all on a high plane, the Melodies live to the end, and afterwards secured
and Gentile, so why not give Rabbi Blau a chance? I, for one, am perfectly
poems. Nathan's music has not a pension for his widow.
survived—not, that is, as far as the
Dr. Cyrus Adler, president of Dropsie College, also president of the l general public is concerned. The first
rincipaf six were set to synagogal tunes. These
Oriental Society of America, which includes in its membership the pnote
were: "She Walks in Beauty," Lekoh
scholars in Oriental subjects in this country, sounded a sens o
Dodi, the Friday evening invocation
warning in an address before the society at Columbia last week. Be urged
that men versed in Oriental subjects, and who had a keener understanding to the Sabbath ; "The Harp the ,
of he Orietal mind, should he invited to put their services at the disposal Monarch Minstrel Swept," Yaaleh,
governments to promote a better understanding between the the Atonement Night Hymn; "If
That High World," a Kaddish
(Sanctification) still in use; "The
Gazelle," Yigdal, the Friday and
Among other things Dr. Adler said:
Festival evening hymn; "Oh! Weep
for Those," the l'riestly Benediction;
"I ant sure that any student of Japan could tell the wise men at
and "On Jordan's I3anks," Ma'oz Tsur,
Wasington that no aunt
mo of economic reciprocity, expressions of
noble charity which was extended to Japan
Rock of My Salvation. Byron was not
kind feelings or even
impressed either with the music or the
after the great earthquake, would compensate that proud nation for
composer. In a letter to Moore, his
legislation that would, in their opinion, stamp them as inferiors, and
biographer, dated February 22, 1915,
that the peace of the world, if not for the moment, may in the future
he wrote, "Curse the Melodies and
depend upon the interpretation of our government of the actual state
the Tribes to boot. Braham (the
of mind of the Japanese nation."
famous tenor) is to assist, or both
Rabbi I.ewis I. Newman of New York has been chosen to occupy the assisted, but will do no more good than
pulpit of the late Rabbi Martin Meyer of San Francisco, whose untimely a second physician." In another let-
death saddened all American Israel. I understand that Rabbi Newman was ter he referred to Nathan's "vile
a former pupil of Rabbi Meyer. The pulpit of Emanu.F:1 in San Francisco Hebrew nasalities."
has been recognized as one of the most important and influential in the
Whatever inspiration Byron may
and considerable interest has been taken in the choice of a rabbi have derived, in his capricious way,
the congregation. Reports have it that a new temple and community front Biblical themes, he a-as uncom-
center are to be erected. The young leaders in American Jewry are surely plimentary in all his other references
being given every opportunity to prove themselves worthy of the respensi-
o Jews. There are several passages,
bilities that are associated with the foremost pulpits in the land. Vie have t some auto-bioeraphical, in "Don
only to think of the successors to several of the moot famous of the so-called
Juan" in which they are mere money-
older school of rabbis in this country to realize that youth is predominating
in the leading congregations.
Jews are represented in the Of any creditor the worst a Jew it is.
In looking about to discover to what extent
new Labor government in England, I discover, according to a writer in the In my young days they lent me cash
In his novel "Venetia," Beacons-
field introduced Byron under the name '
of ('adurcis, in whom the critics also
see something of Disraeli himself.
'Syron and Benjamin Disraeli had kin- •
ship, alike in some of the qualities
and the lack of them which mese
for self-idolatry, and a disposition to
eoxeentliry and affection. There was
much that was "Byronic" in Beacons-
field, literally so on occasion, far the
diligent student will find the genii,
thing beyond the mere
a nd even sometha
iv of the epi-
n a fi'
htal, of more
grams of the novels in the pm-try of
Byron. And yet, alike as they mei,
in many r es pects, there was
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