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ME. MAURICE A. COHEN. I
The death occurred on Tuesday of Mr. Maurice Abraham Cohen, headmaster of the New South YValos Jewish Education Board classes, at the ago of 72 years. Ho wa« born In London In 1851, and studied at Jews' Col- lege, where he was a contemporary of the late Rabbi Singer. After being English tutor at a seminary In Paris, he was in turn assistant master at the Jows' Hospital and Orphan Asylum at Norwood, near London, minister and communal officer at Sunderland, and headmaster at the SasBoon schools In Bombay. Whilst there he graduated as B.A. at the University of Bombay, and afterwards accompanied Lord Robert« as interpreter through the third Afghan war. During his home leave ho married, and in 18S7 he carno out to Australia, and was headmaster of the Hebrew and religious classes of the local Jewish community, a position he held uatll tho illness which terminated with his death. Deceased was at one time editor of the "Aus- tralian Hebrew," and was well known as a lecturer in Hebrew at several of tbo theolo- gical colleges in this State. A brother, Rev. Henry Cobon, M.A., of Galvoston, Texas (U.S.A.), Is a highly esteemed Rabbi. The late Mr. Cohen. vvhoBO -wife died six year« ago, is survived by six sons.