Paris (Jun. 9)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
The Schwartzbard case was touched upon for the first time in the French Chamber. During the debate yesterday on Communism, Deputy Edouard Soulier, member of the Right wing of the Bloc Nacional, alleged that Sholom Schwartzbard had been in touch with the Communists.
This allegation called forth the protest of many deputies in the Chamber.
RABBIS ASKED TO SPEAK ON FLAG DAY ANNIVERSARY
Rabbis of all synagogues were requested to speak on the 150th anniversary of the adoption of the flag, in a resolution passed by the Synagogue Council of America. Flag Day will be celebrated next ‘Tuesday. The resolution requests that this Saturday be devoted to Flag Day exercises in the synagogue.
It is planned to have a religious and patriotic service in front of the Capitol at Washington on the afternoon of Sunday, June 12. Ben Altheimer, who years ago began to advocate popular and religious observance of Flag Day, has been invited to join in the ceremony. Exercises are scheduled to be held in all parts of the country at the same hour as the Washington celebration.
HAKOAH TEAM PLAYS LAST GAME OF TOUR
The Hakoah soccer team of Vienna played a scoreless tie with an All-Star eleven composed of members of the New York Giants and the Bethlehem Club at the Polo Grounds Wednesday night.
The match was played by electric light, the ball painted white. Ten thousand persons witnessed the game which was the first soccer match played at night in New York.
This was the last appearance of the Hakoah on its present tour in the United States.