Haifa Oil Pipe Line Discussed in Commons

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)

The question of an oil pipe line to Haifa was raised in the House of Commons today when Colonel Wedgwood asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he was as yet taking any steps to get a pipe line constructed by the Anglo-Persian Oil Company from Klanikin or by the International Oil Combine from Mosul to debouch on the Mediterranean at Haifa instead of Alexandretta. Has the Admiralty yet been consulted in the matter? he asked.

Col. Amery said in reply that the point was one to be considered if and when the Companies concerned were in a position to consider the construction of a pipe line to the Mediterranean, and he was keeping in touch with the Admiralty.

BREVITIES

Dr. Gedide A. Friedman, for ten years president of the medical board of Beth David Hospital, died Monday morning. He was fifty-seven years old.

Dr. Friedman was a member of the Medical Society of New York, the Eastern Medical Society, and the Academy of Medicine. Besides his position with Beth David Hospital, he was chief neurologist of Israel-Zion Hospital, of Brooklyn, and associate neurologist at Bellevue and Mount Sinai Hospitals. He was graduated from Bellevue Medical School in 1907

Judge Harry B. Keidan of Detroit has been appointed by Gov. Fred Green to the Circuit Court of Wayne County. Mrs. Isaac Gilbert of Detroit was named by the Governor to membership on the State Hospital. The governor also named Herman August Public Administrator.

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