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Guggenheim Gives Fund for Aviation in Chile

January 16, 1929
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A gift of $480,000 for the development of aviation by the government of Chile was made by Daniel Guggenheim, who established the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for Aeronautics at New York University.

“No plans have been made for the use of the money,” Mr. Guggenheim said in announcing the gift. “Probably a school of aviation similar to the one at New York University will be established, but I cannot say anything definite as regards the plans for spending the money at this time.”

Bonds amounting to $100,000 of the $250,000 issue floated by the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union for rehabilitating the union have been subscribed for, President Benjamin Schlesinger announced. The issue is for three years and pays 5 per cent annually.

Morris Cohn of Denver, Col., died on Saturday at the age of 56. A leader in Masonic and B’nai B’rith affairs at Leadville, 30 years ago. since his coming to Denver 20 years ago he had been active in Community Chest campaigns; was treasurer of the Denver National Home for Jewish Children; a director for the National Jewish Hospital, and also for the Central Jewish Aid Society, and a director of Temple Emanuel.

The drive for $2,000,000 for the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, which began on Jan 8, has reached $948,000, it was announced by De Witt Millhauser, head of the campaign committee. This sum represents the response of the trustees of the hospital.

The largest, contribution was one of $250,000 by George Blumenthal, president of the hospital, and Mrs. Blumenthal.

The election of officers of the Hebrew Speaking Medical Association of America was held at a meeting Sunday. Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum was chosen president, Dr. Moses Enhorn and Prof. Rosenthal, vice-presidents, Dr. Max M. Sherman and Dr. L. M. Herbert, secretaries and Dr. Max Lipkind, treasurer. Dr. Henry Siff, Dr. Lazarus Swisohn, Dr. Henry Keller and Prol, Israel Wechsler were chosen trustees.

At the annual meeting and election of officers of the Sinai Hospital. Baltimore. Mr. Jacob Engel was re-elected president. The hospital is a constituent of the Associated Jewish Charities. In her annual report Miss Ada R. Rosenthal, superintendent, stated that 41 per cent of the total number of hospital days were entirely free to the patients and that 15 per cent were partly free.

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