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Mayor Asks Public to Attend ‘frolic’

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In a statement made public yesterday, Mayor LaGuardia calls upon the people of New York City to attend the Jewish National Fund’s June Night Frolic Wednesday evening at the Yankee Stadium. Calling attention to the plight of persecuted minorities, the Mayor said he heartily endorses the Fund’s plan to raise money for their relief and for the program of land redemption in Palestine.

Among the outstanding Broadway stars who will participate in the June Night Frolic are: Lou Holtz, Bert Lahr, Jack Pearl, Kate Smith, Block and Sully, Mary Small, Danny Dare Girls, Serenaders, Rosenblatt and Zaydie, Jan Pierce, Gertrude Neisen. Timbergs and Rooney, Baby Rose Marie, Paul Draper, Morton Downey, Cabin Kids, Ella Logan, Sam Hearn, Al Shayne, Picken Sisters, Milton Berle, Major Bowes, “Roxy”, Gus Edwards, J. C. Flippen, Ray Perkins, Arthur Borin, Jean Sargent. Nick Lucas, Eton Boys and Jerry Cooper.

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