Chicago Jewry Sends $250,000 in Response to U. J. C. Call
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Chicago Jewry Sends $250,000 in Response to U. J. C. Call

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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

Chicago is the first city to respond to the emergency appeal for the immediate collection of $3,100,000 needed by the Joint Distribution Committee for the continuation of its activities during the coming summer months, according to David A. Brown, national chairman of the United Jewish Campaign, in a statement issued from the U.J.C. headquarters here.

At a special meeting of the Executive Committee of the United Drive of Chicago it was voted to immediately forward a check for $250,000 toward the emergency fund, which brings the total already paid by Chicago on account of its quota of $1,000,000 for the United Jewish Campaign to $750,000. This is in addition to the $1,000,000 subscribed by Julius Rosenwald at the Philadelphia Conference in 1925.

The Chicago United Drive Committee is headed by Jacob M. Loeb, General Chairman, Sol Kline, Associate Chairman, William A. Hirsh, Secretary and Julius Rosenwald and Samuel Deutsch, Honorary Chairman.

Albert Ottinger, State Attorney General, as candidate for Governor, is slated to head the Republican state ticket it became known yesterday. That he will be the choice, rather than Joseph McGinnies, Speaker of the Assembly, was decided after a comprehensive canvass of party leaders throughout the state, which showed that Mr. Ottinger is the choice of an impressive majority up state as well as in New York City, his home. George K. Morris, the state chairman; Charies D. Hilles, Republican National Committeeman; Samuel S. Koenig, president of the New York County Republican Committee, and for-President State Committee, are among those listed in his favor.

The cornerstone of the new Hebrew Women’s Home for Children, at a cost of more than $100,000 secured in a recent drive in Hartford, Conn., will be laid Sunday afternoon, May 27.

The new building will be erected at an estimated cost of $108,000. It is expected that the building will be completed by September.

Rose Resnick, twenty-one, who will graduate from Hunter College, New York, this June, is the first blind girl ever to win a scholarship in the American branch of the Fontainebleu School of Music in France. She will sail on the Rochambeau June 15.

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