Moscow (Sep. 6)
The Comzet representative, Shechtman, was attacked with knives by twenty Jewish workers in Kertch, who demanded railroad tickets to enable them to return to White Russia. The attack on the Comzet office became serious, requiring the intervention of the police.
The twenty Jewish workers belong to the group of thirty declassed Jews who arrived last week from Minsk to qualify for work in the Kertch factories. Dissatisfied with the wages of ten roubles per week, they demanded double the sum, as well as better accommodations, otherwise return to their homes.
The funeral of Benjamin Hamburger, president of the H. J. McGrath Company, canners, of Baltimore, took place Thursday afternoon from his home in the White Park Apartments. Services were conducted at the Eutaw Place Temple by the cantor. Rabbi Jacob Shuman. Burial was in the Oheb Sholom Cemetery.
Mr. Hamburger, who was born in Baltimore in 1864, died Tuesday following a fall down a flight of stairs at his place of business.