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A Great Name Will Honor a Great Office Elect

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The name of Nathan Straus is beloved by all men because—whether the father or the son—it has stood for great service to the nation, to the city, to his people and to mankind.

?? Mr. Straus helped to make the pasteurization of milk a reality, here and abroad.

?? Mr. Straus, during his six years in the New York Senate, supported fifty-seven bills favored by organized labor. He advocated and secured the enactment of laws—limiting working hours of women and children; enabling state authorities to seize and destroy tainted food; eradicating tuberculosis in dairy herds; prohibiting adulteration of ice cream; prohibiting discrimination by landlords against large families, etc., etc.

?? Mr. Straus, as senator, co-operated with Governor Smith in enacting New York’s social welfare program, supported by Franklin D. Roosevelt and Governor Lehman.

?? Mr. Straus is president of the Park Association.


?? Mr. Straus is Vice-President of the Zionist Organization of America.

?? Mr. Straus is the national chairman of the American Palestine Campaign which is enabling thousands of pioneers to help rebuild the Jewish Homeland, and is helping refugees from Germany to find a home and a future there.

?? Mr. Straus is a director of the Palestine Economic Corporation.

Mr. Straus is president of the Nathan Straus Foundation which carries on the benefactions of his parents.

?? Mr. Straus is the Honorary Secretary of the Free Synagogue.

“Any City and any Party ought to be Proud of Such a Representative”—Citizen’s Union

Felix M. Warburg says: “His splendid record in the Senate, his excellent work for parks and other civic projects entitle him to the respect and support of every good citizen.”

Miss Susan Brandeis says: “His views and achievements in welfare legislation, his knowledge of Municipal Administration, demand his election as President of the Board of Aldermen.”

Morris Rothenberg says: “His sterling character, his high ideals and his intellectual capacity, qualify Mr. Straus in an unusual degree for the important office of President of the Board of Aldermen.”

To vote for Nathan Straus, Jr. pull down the pointer 10 G on the Recovery Ticket

Independent Citizens’ Committee for the Election of Nathan Straus, Jr.

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