Daniel Guggenheim, capitalist and philanthropist, celebrated his seventieth birthday yesterday.
Mr. Guggenheim, with Mrs. Guggenheim and Mr. and Mrs. Murry Guggenbeim, supports the Goldman Band concerts in New York City.
He also founded the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the study of Aeronautics.
Edwin Franko Goldman, conductor of the band, presented greetings to Mr. Guggenheim.
Daniel Guggenheim was born in Philadelphia, the second of seven sons of Meyer Guggenheim, who came to this country as a boy in 1847.
Mr. Guggenheim has two sons, Lieut. Col. M. Robert Guggenheim and Harry F. Guggenheim, and a daughter, Mrs. Roger W. Straus.
MEYER W. WEISGAL AND MAURICE SAMUEL LEAVE FOR EUROPE AND PALESTINE
Meyer W. Weisgal, Executive Secretary of the Zionist Organization of America, and Mr. Maurice Samuel left yesterday on the Olympic for London where they will attend the meeting of the Actions Committee of the World Zionist Organization.
They will also participate in conferences of representatives of Zionist landsmanschaften to create a Zionist center bloc. Mr. Weisgal will proceed to Palestine in August.
Bernard Ginsburg of Chicago, III., died at his home at the age of eighty-six. Mr. Ginsburg retired from active business twenty-five years ago. He was active in charitable work for many years. Most of his private estate, which is said to be large, will be given to charitable institutions, it was stated.
Ludwig Wise of Cincinnati, died on Thursday in his seventy-fourth year. He was born in Bohemia and came to the United States sixty years ago. Mr. Wise has been in business for fifty years.
Mr. Wise was a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Cincinnati Club and was active in social work.
A new Hebrew magazine, the “Hanoar Ve-Haaretz,” devoted to the interest of the Jewish Youth movement, is published by the Palestine Central office of the Jewish National Fund.
While primarily the organ of the Jewish youth in Palestine, the magazine will serve as a platform for the youth organizations of all countries, it was declared. It is also the purpose of the magazine to establish contact with non-Jewish youth bodies.
Approximately 300,000 new vines were planted in the settlements of the Zionist Organization, mainly in the National Fund colonies, a report of the Jewish National Fund stated.
The report of the Palestine Salt Company, Ltd., of Jerusalem. shows that during 1925 the company sold 4.794 tons of salt as against 3,457 tons in 1924. Prices fell to Â£E.71/2 per ton during the past year as against Â£E.10 per ton during 1924. Profits during the year were Â£E.3,783, but the large expenditure amounted to Â£E.4,005, so that there was a deficit of Â£E.222 which, together with the deficit during 1924, brings the whole loss up to Â£E.2,043.
Jesse M. Simon, 50. Cincinnati attorney, died on Wednesday, Born in Bastrop, La., Mr. Simon came to Cincinnati at the age of 9 and took up his studies there. He was graduated from the Cicinnati Law School and practiced there for more than twenty years, being associated with Clifford E. Frey. Mr. Simon was a member of the Lawyers’ Club.