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Referendum May Decide Sunday Sales of Kosher Meat in Baltimore

Baltimore voters may decide whether kosher meat can be sold on Sunday.

A referendum ordinance permitting the sale of kosher meat here on Sunday by dealers whose places of business are closed on Saturdays was introduced in the City Council by Meyer Reamer, of the Fourth District. Mr. Reamer is one of the three Jewish members of the Council of eighteen.

The measure was referred to the Committee on Legislation for consideration. Charles D. Gaither, Police Commissioner, will not oppose the ordinance, it was said.

The plan is to have it referred to the voters of the city at the general State election in November for adoption or rejection. The sale of kosher meat on Sunday is prohibited by the new Sunday law.