Monday, September Nineteenth, Will Begin
The Paris office of the Joint Distribution Committee has been closed
and removed to Vienna.
Officers of General Balachovich, arrested on the charge of implication
in the pogroms on Jews, have been released.
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The French administration at Damascus has issued an order prohibiting
the circulation of the Jerusalem "boar-Ila-Yom" in Syria.
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Henry Samuel, a prominent Zionist and director of a mining company in
Johannesburg, South Africa, died at Johannesburg last week.
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The Vilna government has contributed 3,000,000 marks towards the up-
keep of Jewish schools in Central Lithuania.
Deput Friedman, a member of the third and fourth Russian Duma, died
at Kissingen, Germany.
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The new Warsaw Jewish Socialist weekly, Per Gluck, hos been
pended by the government.
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Rabbi Israel Zeitoun, Chief Rabbi of Tunis and president of the Rab-
binical Court of Tunis, died there recently, 20,000 Jews being present at
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The Roumanian government has appropriated the sum of 20,000,000 lei
for religious schools in the country. Of this sum, a proportional amount
will be assigned to the Jewish schools.
Miss Elizabeth Brandeis, daughter of Supreme Court Justice Louis D
Brandeis, has been appointed secretary of the Minimum Wage Board of
the District of Columbia.
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According to statistics published in Berlin, 46 women and 7 men of the
Jewish faith accepted baptism and were converted to Christianity during
the months of April and May.
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The censorship that has been in effect in Jerusalem since the Jaffa dis-
turbances has been abolished. The order was issued after an exchange of
cables between Sir Herbert Samuel and the British Colonial Office.
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The Polish government has issued an order permitting Jewish students
who have begun their studies in Ukraine to continue them in Polish uni-
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A conference of Mohammedan and Christian Syrians and Palestinians
was opened at Geneva. The Arab delegation now in London has sent a rep-
resentative to attend the meeting.
The London Daily Herald reports that a 'large quantity of Bolshevik
literature, including pamphlets and proclamations in Yiddish, have been
held up by the English custom house officials.
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An International Quarantine Board has been formed in Cairo to prevent
the spread of cholera by immigrants coming from Russia. The Egyptian
government and the French authorities in Syria will arrange for a close
control of all passenger traffic.
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It is understood in Paris that representations will be made to the League
of Nations against the admission of Latvia into the league because of the
many disqualifications now in force against the Jewish inhabtants of the
country. • • • •
A.nti-Semitic newspapers in • Berlin publish facts which they say . sub-
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The Danzig Jewish Immigrant Society has received a grant of 105,000
francs from the "Ica" for relief work among refugees and emigrants
who are obliged to wait at the Danzig port before departing to new lands.
During the past few months 60 new houses have been erected in Tel-aviv,
the new Jewisb municipality adjacent to Jaffa. Ninety-seven additional
dwellings are now in the process of construction.
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The first transport of tools for Jewish workers in Soviet Russia arrived
in Moscow. The tools were sent by the "Ort" society by way of the Ukraine.
The "Ort" plans to send further transports of machinery to Moscow and
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Julius Gutman, aged 72, founder of the firm of Julius Gutman & Co.,
one of the oldest dry goods storm in Baltimore, died suddenly last week of
heart disease in Atlantic City. Mr. Gutman was for 21 years a director of
the Hebrew Hospital and Asylum.
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Dr. Lander, well known for his activities on behalf of the pogrom vic-
tims in Ukraine, died in Moscow some time ago as a result of the starvation
diet on which he was obliged to live. In Odessa, a well known Jewish banker
named Chaies died from similar causes.
The Syrian-Palestinian Congress now sitting at Geneva is in receipt of
cables from the Moslem-Christian Association of Nablus, and the Palestine
Committee in Egypt, expressing confidence in its patriotic efforts and
declaring that the Arabs formally reject the British Mandate over Pales-
tine, based as it is on the Balfour Declaration.
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The Joint Distribution Committee has called a conference of representa-
tives of Jewish relief organizations and Kehillahs in the region around
Bialostok to take measures for imnroving the sanitary conditions prevailing
in the section, Fifty Jewish relief organizations were represented at the
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The Conference of Jewish National Councils being held in Carlsbad
under the presidency of Nachum Sokolow has decided to send a delegation
to the League of Nations with instil ctions to place before that body the sad
and increasingly terrible condition of European Jewry. The delegation con-
sists of Sokolow, Alejnikoff and Mots , in, all three of whom will probably
have to leave Carlsbad before the Zion ist Congress closes.
Franz Molnar's "Liliom," now being produced by the Theater Guild in
New York City, has been translated into Yiddish and will be played at the
Irving Place Art Theater on the East Side. The play will be given under
the direction of the well known Jewish author and playwright, Ossip Dimov,
and the leading role will be taken by Martin Ratkal, for many years a promi-
nent member of the Royal Theater cast in Budapest.
The ass-issiation of Matthias Erzberger,. the German diplomat, has been
used by the anti-Jewish press in Berlin, and especially by the Deutsche Stoats
Buerger Zeitung, as the point of departure for violent attacks against the
Jews. It tho ught
of guilt for the assassination from off the heads of the monarchists and to
blame the Jews for all the evils which befall Germany.
A correspondent of the London Daily News, who has visited Pinsk, re-:
ports that the suffering of the population is indescribable. Ile says that
many of the fire victims are without food and that unless immediate relief
is forthcoming they will die of starvation. Two of the warehouses in which
the "Ort" stored numerous agricultural machines and tools were burned,
as well as two co-operative stores and two co-operative works!lops. The
workers appeal for immediate constructive assistance.
The revolutionary tribunal in Odessa condemned to death four Russians
against whom there was ample proof and circumstantial evidence of having
organized and conducted pogroms against Jews. The men are: Sosnovsky,
the ex-postmaster-general of the province of Kiev; Zvetkov, a judge during
the czar's regime; Feidiok, ex-teacher, and the Kiev professor, Balaban-
danilevsky. The four were shot.
Mr. Willman, now substituting for Dr. Boris Bogen, and Landesco, are
conferring with members of the Paris Joint Executive, who are now visiting
in Warsaw and will, together with representatives of the local population,
formulate plans for immediate reconstruction work in Poland. A larger
conference is scheduled to take place when some of the relief workers return
from the Zionist Congress at Carlsbad,
According to the tentative agenda of the Zionist Congress, made public
by the Congress Bureau in Carlsbad, the Congress will last at least 11 days.
Reports will be made by Dr. Weizmann, by Nahum Sokolov on the general
political situation, by Dr. Ruppin on the colonization work in Palestine, by
Dr. Eder on the policy to be adopted by the Zionist Commission, by Naiditch
on the Keren llayesod, and by Louis Lipsky on the Zionist position in
America. Mr. Lipsky is expected to make an accurate report of the division
in the ranks of the American Zionists.
Three hundred Jewish homes and many Jewis'i stores were destroyed
by a fire that swept the town of Leppel, near Witebsk. Thousands of Jews
are homeless and without food. The Jewish community in Witebsk has
assigned 100,000,000 rubles for relief work in Leppel. Temporary barracks
will be erected and transports of food sent out from Witebsk at once.
Urgent appeals for assistance were addressed to different Jewish relief
organizations in Europe and to the American Society of Friends, which is
active in that section.
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The new constitution for Palestine, • draft of which has been sent by
the Palestine administration to the Zionist Executive In Carlsbad for con-
sideration, makes provision for a quasi crown colony government consisting
of an executive council of official, non-appointed members and subject to
it; a legislative council, some of whose members will be elected boy the
population and some appointed by the administration. This second council,
it is said, will consist of 30 members, 16 of them named by the administra-
tion and 14 elected. It is learned that all subjects relating to the Balfour
Declaration and to Jewish immigration into Palestine will not come within
the province of this second legislative council.
Will Appear Later.
The Whole City Will Be Interested in This Sale
How Can People Help Being Interested in Buying Brand New,
High-Grade Goods at the Prices We Are Going to Sell Them
No ordinary things would do. The merchandise
It is an event that will benefit everyone.
had to be the best, standard grades, and in accord with
Women may buy an entire season's apparel of every
the newest Autumn fashions.
description at great savings.
Men may buy their fall and winter suits, overcoats,
And then it was
with the object of making
• , bought
the prices amazingly low.
hats, haberdashery, at equally large savings.
Boys and girls and smaller chil-
That is what makes the entire
sale so wonderful.
dren—all may be outfitted in these
great sales at very much less cost
It is harmonious all the way
through. The goods are high grade,
Make No Engagements
It is a sale that will bring
the selections large and satisfac-
crowds because it appeals to a
tory, the colors and sizes complete
for Next Monday
—and everything is new, fresh,
If we could take you among
Keep the Day Clear
the merchandise that is to go on
We honestly do not believe that
sale Monday, you would realize
another such collection of good
better than a thousand words can
to Attend the Great
merchandise was ever brought to-
tell you the tremendous size and
gether by any store in America
importance of this event.
to sell at the prices!
Frank & Seder Sales
All the best markets of this
We are promising great things
country have been drawn upon to
our Opening Sale, but we are
supply the goods.
prepared to show you that you will
Everything about the sale was prepared with the
find it fully as wonderful as our promises.
greatest care and study.
It is the year's greatest opportunity to buy all the
Each of the various departments of the entire store,
goods you need at perfectly splendid savings.
upstairs and down, has planned its offerings with the
Be ready to take advantage of them.
idea of procuring the very kind of merchandise that
would be desired by our customers.
Monday is the day the sale starts.
Frank & Seder, Detroit's Store for Men, Women and Children