Jewish Members of Kings County Hospital Staff Consider Hazing Incident
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Jewish Members of Kings County Hospital Staff Consider Hazing Incident

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The six Kings County Hospital internes whose hazing of three Jewish associates has evoked charges of race prejudice and discrimination at Kings County Hospital will appear in Snyder Avenue Court this morning to answer the charge of third degree assault.

The accused men are Dr. L. B. Armstrong, Dr. C. C. Adams, Dr. William Willis, Dr. Kenneth Clough. Dr. W. B. Stratton and Dr. F. Hamm.

The three Jewish internes are Drs. Hyman U. Solovay, Louis M. Borok and Edward Katskee.

Jewish members of the visiting medical staff of Kings County Hospital met Saturday night at the home of Dr. Philip Oginz at 861 St. Marks Avenue, Brooklyn, to consider the charges of three Jewish internes that they had been hazed and that patients had been discriminated agianst because of their faith.

Twenty-one members of the staff were invited to the meeting, but only ten appeared. It had been announced that a statement would be issued at the close of the conference.

After the meeting had been in progress it was announced that no statement would be made. The failure of all but ten of the Jewish physicians on the visiting staff to attend the meetwas interpreted as indicating their support of the hazed men.

Palestine Day was celebrated at the Polo Grounds Sunday with an all-Jewish track meet and a soccer game between the Maccabees and the Indiana Flooring. A crowd of 30,000, including 25,000 children, witnessed the track meet and soccer match.

The score in the soccer match was 2-0 in favor of the Indiana Flooring. The two goals were shot by Bob Millar of Indiana Flooring. Sterm, with his clever passing and feinting did the best work for the Palestine team. Rosenberg also distinguished himself.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem will be represented at the Centenary Celebrations of the University of Toronto, which take place on October 6th, 7th and 8th Louis Fitch, K. C., of Montreal, who is the Vice-President of the Zionist Organization of Canada, will represent the Hebrew University on this occasion, at the request of Dr. Chaim Weizmann.

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