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With approximately 132,000 per-###s eligible to vote, a record turn-### is expected in the election to### (Sunday) of fifty-five United States delegates to the Zionist Congress to be held at Lucerne, Switzerland, August 20.

More than 500 polling places in ### cities throughout the country ###l be open from nine o’clock in ### morning to eight as Zionists go ### the polls to vote for one of the ### tickets represented on the bal-###.

The Central Shekel Board re-###ted Friday that of the total She-###certicates entitling persons to ###e that had been sold, the Zionist organization of America, Hadassah ### Order Sons of Zion, constituted ###o the General Zionist Ticket, No. ### had disposed of 85,000.

POALE ZION SOLD 32,000

The rest of the Shekels were sold {SPAN}###{/SPAN} follows: Poale Zion, Ticket No. {SPAN}###33,000{/SPAN}; Mizrachi, No. 3—13,300; {SPAN}###mmunity{/SPAN} Party, No. 4—350; {SPAN}Jew###{/SPAN} State Party, No. 5—280.

On the eve of the election, Mor-### Rothenberg, president of the ###A., issued an appeal for support

Ticket No. 1 as “the chief in-###umentality for saving a large ###rt of the Jewish people from the ###eckage which engulfs it.”

David Wertheim, speaking for the ###ale Zion, declared that its ag###essive campaign for the sale of ###ekels had stimulated other Zion-### groups.

Rabbi S. Joshua Cohen, of Utica, ###Y., urging support of the Com-###nity Party, declared that it is ### attempt to “coalesce labor with ###igion.”

Rabbi Max Kirschblum, secretary ### the Mizrachi Organization, ex-###ined that its platform is built ###ound the safeguarding of religion ### Palestine and constructive aid ### the middle classes.

The Jewish State Party, the cen-###l committee declared Friday, is ###termined to bring about “funda-###ental changes in the political, so-###l and economic structures of the ###onist Organization.” “The exist-###g leadership has clearly demon-###ated that it is incapable to rise ### the dignity and responsibility of

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