Doylestown, Pa. (Jul. 7)
(Jewish Daily Bulletin)
Graduates of the National Farm School from ten states. at the annual meeting here of alumni, formulated plans for assisting in the campaign to raise $15,000,000 for the school.
Herbert D. Allman, of Philadelphia, acting president of the School, announced that if the goal is reached in the five-year period that has been set, it is the plan of the directors to establish a revolving fund, whereby sums of money large enough to establish graduates on a farm will be loaned to those who complete the course.
The alumni association went on record as favoring the plan to admit women to the school beginning next March. The graduates also approved the establishment of branch alumni associations in various cities of the United States.
Dr. John Washburn. first dean of the Farm School in 1902, was among the speakers at the meeting. The following were elected officers of the alamni association: James Work. Philadelphia, president; Ira C. Mills. Doylestown, secretary, and Samuel Samuels, of the Farm School, treasurer.
Mr. Jacob Fishman, managing editor of the “Jewish Morning Journal,” sailed on the Aquitania to attend the Zionist Actions Committee meeting in London on July 22.