Warsaw (Aug. 13)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
The building of cooperative apartments for working families, inaugurated by Jewish workers in New York City, will be emulated here.
A large crowd witnessed the exercises yesterday of laying the cornerstone at Marymont, a surburb of Warsaw, for a large cooperative apartment house for Jewish working families undertaken by the Worker’s Cooperative. The building will occupy a full city block and will provide housing facilities for 150 families. Representativees of the Polish Ministry of Labor, the municipality and of Polish cooperatives were present. Sholom Asch, American Yiddish novelist, delivered the principal address, expressing his satisfaction that in the new Poland all citizens receive equal treatment.
The cooperative organization undertaking the construction is under the auspices of the Jewish Labor Party, Bund, which receives a subsidy from the Warsaw city government and from the National Economic Bank for the construction.