Washington, D. C (Nov. 4)
(Jewish Daily Bulletin)
President and Mrs. Coolidge will receive one thousand women who will represent their Sections at the Eleventh Triennial convention of the National Council of Jewish Women in Washington, D. C., Mrs. Alexander Wolf, Second Vice President of the Council and Chairman of the Washington Triennial Board, announced here. The reception will take place at noon on Nov. 15.
Senator William S. Borah of Idaho, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, will address the delegates at the banquet tendered by the Washington Council Section. The subject of his address will be, “International Relations.” The convention will open on Nov. 14.
Union labor will enter the life insurance business, expecting to commence operation in January next.
Both group and individual insurance will be issued to trade unions, trade unionists, wage earners, their families and dependents. As policies will be profit-sharing.
On the board of directors are T. A. Ricker, of the United Garment Workers: Morris Sigman of the International Ladies’ Garment: Workers’ Union.
The possibility of Congressman Nathan D. Perlman contesting the election of Dr. William I. Sirovich, Democratic nominee elected from the 14th Congressional District by a majority of nearly 1,200 votes, was intimated by Congressman Perlman.
Mr. Perlman said, “Although the Smith landslide was certainly in a large measure responsible for my defeat, I am investigating reports of intimidation of Republican voters and of illegal manipulation of voting machines, and if I become convinced that there has been a fraud or if it is necessary to do so in order to gain access to evidence, I shall contest Dr. Sirovich’s election.”
The Stimnecke scholarship for excellence in Latin and Greek composition, valued at $500 was awarded to Harry Strauss of Harrisville, N. Y., a sophomore at Princeton University.