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Skirmish in Jerusalem Caused Pogrom Rumor

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)

A party of Arabs, apparently intoxicated, accosted a number of young Jews walking near the Zion Cinema at the corner of Batuto Street on the eve of Rosh Hashanah and beat them with sticks, according to the “Palestine Bulletin”. The crowd passing came to the protection of the youths and one of the Arabs drew a revolver and fired four times, one of the bullets lodging in the arm of one of the Jewish youths. The Arabs then fled pursued by the crowd and police. Two were arrested. One of the Jewish young men was wounded in the head by the blow of a heavy stick and another was stabbed in the side. They were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Representatives of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, graduates now settled on farms in many parts of the country, students, faculty members, and officials of the $5,000,000 Expansion Project were present on Sunday at the 29th Annual Harvert Festival of the National Farm School.

Herbert D. Allman. of Philadelphia. President of the National Farm School. Dr. Bernhard Ostrolenk. Dr. William H. Fineshriber, of Philadelphia. Joseph H. Hagedorn, of Philadelphia, a director of the School, and James A. Prati. President of the Williamson Trade School, delivered addresses.

It was announced that the initial impetus of the campaign to raise the first $5,000,000 would get under way in Ohio within a few weeks.

Four students of the Ohio State University were awarded prizes in the Prize Oration Contest conducted by the Department of Synagogue and School Extension. Professor Theo. N. Beckman, of the Department of Economics. was chairman of the award committee. The students receiving prizes were Benjamin Braunstein for his essay. “The Jewish College Student.” and Bertha Josephson for her essay. “What Is the Jew?”. Harry Losin for his essay. “Aspects of Jewish Law” and Samuel Goldman for his essay. “Our Heritage from the Prophets.”

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