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Deutsch Independent Candidate for Supreme Court

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Petitions are being circulated to place on the ballot for nomination for the Supreme Court, the name of Bernard S. Deutsch, former president of the Bronx County Bar Association, whose name was endorsed by leaders of the New York Bar Association.

Mr. Deutsch, who is President of the American Jewish Congress and active in communal Jewish Affairs was named as an independent candidate following a meeting of the Bar Association where the candidacies of Senator Samuel Hofstadter and City Court Justice Aaron Steuer, were denounced, because they received the endorsement of both the Republican and Democratic conventions.

The movement to secure the election of Mr. Deutsch and George W. Alger, impartial chairman of the cloak and suit industry, is being undertaken by “The Citizen’s Committee of One Thousand,” and has the endorsement of Charles C. Burlingham, former president of the Bar Association, George W. Wickersham and Henry W. Taft, former president of the County Lawyers’ Association.

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