The congregation meets to elect officers after the death of president Samuel Benjamin. Hon. Secretary Nat Edwards resigns due to ill health. There is concern about the diminishing membership, but hope that younger members will help out.
Nat Edwards says he has to attend synagogue Saturday mornings since there are only twelve Jews in Hobart, and ten are needed for a "quorum". This is part of comments made regarding a possible act that would force shopkeepers to limit Saturday hours,