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Dares Lake Placid Club to Lease Property to State

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A new challenge to the Lake Placid Club to lease its property, upon which the State of New York is to build a bob-sled run, to the State, or convey it in fee simple to the town of North Elba, was issued yesterday by Mark Eisner, attorney for the National Council of the Jewish Tribune.

“Our sole desire in this situation is to prevent the enrichment of a notorious anti-Semitic institution through the application of State funds derived in part through the taxation of our Jewish citizens,” declared Mr. Eisner. “The easement, with its defeasance clauses, which the Lake Placid Club has granted, bears every indication that once the games have been held the improved property will revert to the club. If the Lake Placid Club will deed the property to the State to be administered by the Conservation Commission under Section 64 of the Conservation Law, or will convey it to the town of North Elba in fee simple, the liberal-minded citizens of this State will have no objection to the State expenditure and the National Council of the Jewish Tribune will withdraw all opposition to the project.”

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