Israeli Premier Nakes First Inspection of Navy; U.S. Envoy Discusses Economic Problems

Premier David Ben Gurion today made his first inspection, of the young Israeli Navy based at Haifa. Ben Gurion was taken on a tour of the harbor in a small patrol vessel and later boarded the flagship Haganah where he received a four-gun salute. Aboard the flagship he addressed the crew and various military dignitaries.

Dr. Israel Goldstein, hoed of the United Palestine Appeal, today addressed several thousand Israeli soldiers at a military camp “somewhere in Israel.” Dr. Goldstein presented greetings from the Jews of America and the rest of the world to the Jewish troops and declared that there la every reason to be hopeful that in the near future the Jews of America who have already given vast material help to Israel will be able to give additional, important aid.

James G. MacDonald, special U.S. envoy to Israel today visited Trade Minister Frits Bernstein and discussed various economic problems with him. Earlier, MacDonald Gave a reception in honor of delegates to the Zionist Actions Committee, during which he said that Israel’s future is assured by its scientific and cultural achievement. Soviet Minister Pavel Yershov attended a performance of “King Solomon and the Cobbler’ in the Ohel Theatre.

A street in Tol Aviv was named yesterday in honor of the late Fiorello La-Guardia, former mayor of New York City.

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