$204,370 Raised in Charity Drive
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$204,370 Raised in Charity Drive

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County Judge Algeron I. Nova, chairman of the $500,000 campaign of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, announced yesterday that “there is still a long way to go” despite the $204,370 cash contributions received in the drive to date.

The closing meeting of the Women’s Division has been announced by its president, Mrs. Clarence G. Bachrach, for June 6, at the Abraham & Straus store. The Junior Federation will convene tonight at the Temple Beth Elohim, Eighth avenue and Garfield place. A partial list of contributions, annual subscriptions and special donations, is as follows:

$1,250: Mr. and Mrs. Leo Ritter; $500: Abraham Mazer, Hugh Grant Straus; $350: Judge and Mrs. Meier Steinbrink; $300: Max Helman; $250: Jacob I. Goodstein, Rittenberg Bros., Standard Brands, Inc.; $225: Arthur B. Brenner; $200: George Jacobson, Rosoff Coal & Ice Corp., Frank Wasserman, Alexander J. Weill, John M. Wilson; $175: Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Manne; $150: L. I. Furlager, Mr. and Mrs. David Harris; $140: William Sugarman; $125: Beech Nut Packing Co., Lloyd B. Kanter; $115: Dr. John Hirsch; $100: Louis Adler, Paul Adler, Nat A. Barell, Morris Brukenfeld, Joseph Chromow, Eagle Clothes, Harold Kushel, Hyman Meyerson; $75: Louis Herman, Dr. Henry Joachim; $60: Martin C. Epstein; $58.34: Max H. Feldman; $50: Amos Lodge No. 938, F. & A. M. Aronson & Oresman, Edwin & Louis Bry, Inc., Freeman & Davis, Samuel M. Karon, Morris, Sherwood & May, Henry Pearlman, L. B. Perman, J. H. Semel & Co., Emanuel Sustick, Hyman Tiplitz, U. S. Hoffman Machinery Co.; $45: Morris C. Klein, Dr. Hyman Rubinstein, Jack Warshauer, Louis A. Zimmerman; $40: Emanuel Grossman, Bernard Jaffe, A. & M. Karagheusian, Mitchell Klupt, Puritan Ltg. Fixture Co., Samuel Shulman & Bros., Star Towel Supply Co., Mrs. Abraham Werbelovsky; $39.96: Members of Criterion Lodge No. 400; $35: Harold L. Cowin, Davis & Geck, Isidore P. Eisenberg, Edward Feinberg, Max M. Geto, Dr. Benj, L. Hoch, Wm. S. Irish, Henry A. Leibler, Israel Lorberbaum, Benj. Mahler, Max Rolnik, Harry Sand, Nathaniel Shuter, Reuben Stone; $30: Chas. J. Belfer, Nathaniel Bloom, Cecele Dance Frocks, Inc., Henry G. Fleer, Philip Gredinger, Lieb & Buchalter, Henry Mehlman, Julia J. Neuberger, I. Sandler, David A. Wallach, Welby Dresses, Inc.; $27.50: Gad Lodge No. 11.

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