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Scotch Church to Be Erected in Jerusalem

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President of Jerusalem Court Issues Appeal to Presbyterians; Church and Hospice Will Cost $80,000 (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Plans for the establishment in Jerusalem of a Scottish Churches Memorial under the auspices of the Established and United Free Churches of Scotland, are under way. A site has been acquired and definite plans have been drafted. The site is near the Railway Station and opposite the Ophthalmic Hospital of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. The plans have been submitted by Mr. A. C. Holliday, the architect of the Pro-Jerusalem Society. The building will be in Arab style, consisting of a Memorial Chapel with a hospice attached, the whole forming two sides of a square.

The President of the Court of Appeal in Jerusalem sent an appeal to Scotland for a church in Palestine in which Scottish men and women might worship according to the rites of the Church of their fathers. “The Greeks, Romans, Germans, Russians, Armenians, Abyssinians and Copts all had their own Churches in Jerusalem. The Church of England has a stately cathedral in the suburbs, and a commodious church within the city walls; but Scotland, the mother of the great Presbyterian Churches in the Dominious, United States and non-Christian lands, remains without a shrine in the Holy City,” the appeal stated.

A sum of about £ 8,000 has already been subscribed and it is estimated that a further and 8,000 will be required to carry out the work. The plan is under the patronage of the Principals of the Universities of St. Andrews. Glasgow. Aberdeen and Edinburgh, the Marquis of Aberdeen, the Marquis of Douglas. the Earl of Moray, Lord Lamington, the Dean of the Thistle and Chapel Royal, the President of the Royal Scottish Academy and the Lord Lyon, King of Arms.

Funeral services for the late Joseph Trinz of Chicago will be held today. Mr. Trinz, who was 53 years old. died on Saturday. He was a resident of Chicago for thirty-five years and was active in philanthropic work.

Included in the honor roil of the University of Texas were the names of Hazel Rauch. Louise Buchwald and Annie Nathan, of Galveston.

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