Jerusalem (Jun. 29)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
The building of the Manor Textile Center near Haifa has commenced, with the installation of machinery.
The work of laying the foundations of this industrial city will continue for several months, it is stated by those in charge. Two hundred settlers have already become residents, according to the same information.
The industrial city under the name of Manor, which is to be built near Haifa, Palestine’s future port, is to be made the center of the textile industry of the country, according to reports which were published in the press some time ago.
The Cooperative Manor Company of Poland, for whom the proposed industrial city is to be built by the Siemens-Schuckert concern of Germany, has been organized by a group of three hundred textile men of Poland. The three hundred members are small manufacturers and practical workers in the textile industry of Lodz, Bialystok, Thomashow and other textile centers in Poland. The total capital of the Manor is Â£75,000 contributed by three hundred members at Â£250 each.