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Thousand-family Settlement Plan in Palestine: Dr. Hexter Appointed Palestine Representative of Plant

The Plantation Corporation which is promoting the one thousand family settlement plan in Palestine in co-operation with the Palestine Economic Corporation of New York, has appointed Dr. Hexter as its representative. Dr. Hexter will arrive in Palestine about June 3rd., so that work may begin immediately.

The Plantation Corporation consists of an English group headed by Mr. Simon Marks, Mr. Israel Sieff, and Mr. Harry Sacher, a German group headed by Herr Max Warburg, Herr Oscar Wassermann and Dr. Bernhard Kahn, with some friends whom they have interested in the project. The Emergency Fund has subscribed £50,000 to the enterprise.

The plan will consolidate many of the places in the coastal plain and is formulated so that at the end of six years each family will be independent, with seven dunam of oranges and three dunam of farmyard gardening.