Rumors that members of the Hakoah Sport Club, who sailed last Wednesday, would play in the American League next season took definite shape, when it became known at New York Oval that two of the famous visitors, Capt. Haeusler and Guttmann had signed with the New York Giants, finalists in the American Cup series just ended, according to the New York “Evening World.” This was confirmed by Hugh Magee, manager of the Giants.
Inquiries at the headquarters of the Southern New York Football Association disclosed the fact the professional forms bearing the signatures of Haeusler and Guttmann had just been filed in conformity to the rules of the association, the “Evening World” report states.
Although similar forms have not been placed on record by the Brooklyn Wanderers, it is understood that four and possibly five other Hakoah players are destined to make their debut in American League soccer with the Brooklyn club this fall. The Wanderers hope to use Ebbets Field next season for the big fixtures hitherto run off at Hawthorne Field. The quartet said to have been captured by the Wanderers are Neufeld, Eisenhofer, Schoenfeld and Drucker. The fifth man, whose name is mentioned in this connection, is Schwarz, the report states.
Nathan Agar, owner of the Brookiyn Wanderers, in an interview with a representative of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, confirmed the report that four players of the Hakoah Soccer Team, Neufeld, Eisenhofer, Schoenfeld and Drucker, have signed to play with the Brooklyn Wanderers for the coming season. They will return to America the first or second week in August and will play in the opening game of the season which will take place in Brooklyn on August 22.
Mr. Agar also stated that Guttmann and Haeusler of the Hakoah have signed with the New York Giants.
A report on the latest acquisitions of the Hebrew Union College Library was presented by Maurice J. Freiberg, chairman of the Library Committee of the College, and Mr. Adoph S. Oko, librarian, at the meeting of the Executive Board of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. The College is now in possession of the largest collection of Jewish books, manuscripts and art objects and a collection of Chinese manuscripts are recent acquisitions of the Library.
Pleas for the erection of a new building for the bousing of the collections are Museum were made by Mr. Freiberg and Mr. Oko. A committee will be appointed to consider plans for the raising of a special fund for the provision of adequate space for this material.