With a flutter of red pennants and a blare of bands the Workmen’s Circle, Jewish fraternal organization numbering 80,000 members, opened its thirty-fifth annual convention before more than 21,000 spectators who jammed Madison Square Garden yesterday afternoon.
The feature of the opening was a parade of delegates around the arena which lasted almost an hour. Carrying placards bearing the names of their respective states, the delegates, who ranged from toddling children to full-grown men and women, marched through the aisles to the cheers of the spectators.
Among those on the speakers’ list were E. H. Jeshurin, chairman of the convention arrangements committee! J. Weinberg, chairman of the national executive