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October 20, 1924
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Ludwing Lewishn has arrived in Palestine.

Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, speaking before a large audience in Boston, censured President Coolidge for his silence on the Klan and denounced William Jennings Bryan for not fighting the Ku Klux Klah at the Democratic National Convention.

Mrs. Flora Fleischman of 49 Prospect Avenue, Brooklyn, was seriously injured in the crash of electric trains near Niagara.

Frank P. Walsh conferred today with Samuel Untermeyer relative to the latter’s participation in the Campaign Fund inquiry as his associate counsel.

Officers of the Real Estate Club were re-elected at a business meeting held last evening at the home of Mr. Joseph L. Buttenwieser, President of the Federation for the support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies.

Mr. G. Richard Davis, again President, in commenting on his re-election, said he felt it was more of a compliment to the Federation than to the officers as he knew it was a result of the Club’s earnest desire to keep their organization at the immediate call of the Federation.

Mr. Frederick Brown, is associate President, the other officers being, Benjamin Benenson, Elias A. Cohen, Max Natanson, Vice President, Joseph Willen, Treasurer, S. L. Goldsmith, newly elected Secretary, Robert E. Simon, Chairman Publicity Committee, John H. Scheier, Chairman Architests’ Committee, David Tishman, Chairman Associated Trades Committee.

A Testimonial Dinner was given last night to Mr. Joseph Schonthal, of Columbus, by members of the Jewish community in honor of his 70th birthday. The Dinner was ##ded by distinguished citizens of Columbus and by many ##n out-of-town.

Mr. Charles Shohl, president of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, presented a message from the Executive Board of the organization, in which a tribute was paid to Mr. Schonthal’s “deeds of charity”.

Nathan J. Miller, of New York, chairman of the New York Executive Committee of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations wired his congratulations.

The marvelous rise to a large fortune through real estate deals is the achievement of Mrs. Fanne Menschel who has transacted deals involving millions, beside taking care of here five children and 6 step-children. She lives as simply now as in the old days and pays $20 a month rent.

Among those arriving on the “Olympic” tomorrow are the Honorable Lewis Amstein, United States Minister to Czechoslovakia, Mrs. Jacob H. Schiff and Mr. Ernest Schiff.

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