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Jewish Leaders Plead with Polish President for Economic Equality

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A plea that Jewish merchants in Poland be given an equal opportunity with non-Jewish merchants for developing their business was presented to the president, Ignacy Moscicki, by a delegation of the Central Federation of Jewish Merchants in the Republic of Poland.

The delegation included Senators Truskier and Szreszewski. Deputy Wislicki and Judge Friede. The delegation submitted a memorandum concerning the situation of the Jewish merchants. Senator Truskier described the situation of the Jewish businessmen. Deputy Wislicki spoke on the importance of the Jewish commercial enterprises for the economic development of the country and Senator Szreszewski on the financial and legal aspects of the problem.

In reply to the representations, the President declared that he considers the problem from a state building and legal viewpoint and that he is a zealous follower or the principle of equal rights, regardless of race or religion. The president promised to take into consideration the interests of the Jewish business enterprises.

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