Vilna, Jewish Town, Says Lithuanian Premier
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Vilna, Jewish Town, Says Lithuanian Premier

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(J. T. A. Mail Service)

The Lithuanian Prime Minister, Professor Valdemaras, in the course of an interview with the Kovno representative of the “Baltic Press.” speaking of the future of Vilna, ### answer to a question whether he regarded Vilna as a Polish town, “No. Vilna is not Polish. Unfortunately, it is not Lithuanian either. It is a Jewish town.”

Work on the construction of the new house of worship of the Conversation Temple Both-El of Waterbury will be started within the next few weeks, according to the present plans. The new building will be of ### brick with stone trimmings and will be surmounted by a large copper covered dome.

Harry E. Schwartz is rabbi of the temple. The members of the building committee are J. K. Jennes. Charies Rosengarten. Charles Walzer. Martin Greenblat. Adolph Sanditz, ### N. Albert. Max Oser and Morris Ko###.

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