NEW YORK (May. 20)
Morris Simon, of New York, an expert in quarrying and quarry machinery, sailed from New York for Palestine on the “Berengaria” last Tuesday to investigate the various stone formations in Palestine with a view of ascertaining the commercial possibilities of the undertaking, and to decide upon the character of machinery required for successful operation of queries in accordance with the most advanced American system of handling stone.
With the cooperation of the Palestine Development Council, a preliminary syndicate, in which Mas###. Isa### Allen, Harry Fischel, and Solomon Lamport of New York and Mes###. Peikin, ###man, and Max Greenberg of Atlantic City are prominent, was recently organized.
On the basic of samples of Palestine marble, tested in the United States, it is believed that there exists an excellent field for export from Palestine of marble and other decorative stone to the U.S. and Europe.
All these problems will be reviewed in detail by Mr. Simons and a committee in Palestine. If the report is favorable to the enterprize. steps will be immediately taken to organize a corporation and put the enterprize into active operation.