Political Representative of Z. O. Confers with Roumanian Cabinet Members
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Political Representative of Z. O. Confers with Roumanian Cabinet Members

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Dr. Victor Jacobson, political representative of the World Zionist Organization, conferred with the members of the Roumanian government. He called on General Averescu, the Prime Minister, and on Minister of Education Petrovici, Minister of the Interior Goga and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mitilenu. Zionism was the subject discussed.

The Prime Minister repeated on behalf of the Roumanian government, the statement that it is in sympathy with the Zionist movement.

Dr. Jacobson has left for Rome.


The banking firm of Kuhn, Loeb & Co. celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of its establishment on Feb. 1.

One of the most important transactions that the firm had undertaken happened to fall on the anniversary of its founding. This was the sale of $95,000,000 of bonds of the Missouri Pacific Railroad, the largest piece of railroad financing on record, with one exception, and the largest issue ever offered under one firm name.

The members of the firm are Otto H. Kahn and Felix M. Warburg who became partners in 1897, Mortimer L. Schiff who became a member in 1900 and Jerome J. Hanauer who was taken into the firm in 1912.


Isaac Carmel, director of the Zionist Council of Greater New York and former Field Secretary of the Zionist Organization of America, has resigned from his post. Mr. Carmel has been connected with the Zionist Organization in different capacities for the last 12 years.

In a letter addressed to Louis Lipsky, president of the Zionist Organization, Mr. Carmel declared that he will continue to serve as a volunteer in the work of the Council, without remuneration.

The Administrative Committee of the Zionist Organization accepted Mr. Carmel’s resignation, expressing appreciation for his past services and regret for his decision.

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