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Seek $400,000,000 Bond Sale Total Before National Conference Opening

An intensive collection effort is being made to enable the National Economic Conference for Israel opening in Chicago on Friday, Sept. 18, to celebrate the attainment of the $400, 000, 000 mark in Israel bond sales since the inception of the Israel bond drive some eight years ago, it was disclosed today.

Dr. Joseph J. Schwartz, Vice President of the Israel Bond Organization, reported that receipts had brought the Israel bond total to more than $397. 500, 000, by Sept. 1.