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Hartford Launches $45,000 Drive for United Palestine Appeal

March 8, 1926
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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

The campaign to raise $45,000 for the United Palestine Appeal was launched in this city last night with I.E. Goldberg as Chairman. A considerable portion of the quota has already been raised. Mr. Goldberg is being assisted, among others, by Abraham Goldstein, L. P. Toft and Wm. Rulnick.

Next Sunday, March 14, the leading event of the campaign will take place. Chaim Nachman Bialik and Judge Julian W. Mack will address the gathering.


Samuel Lazarus of St. Louis, a member of the Executive Board of the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad, and for many years prominent in the civic, social and political life of his city and State, died Friday morning at the Broad Street Hospital, New York. Mr. Lazarus was stricken with apoplexy Wednesday while he was at luncheon at the Midday Club with E. N. Brown, Chairman of the board of the St. Louis-San Francisco. and J. M. Kurn. President of the road.

Mr. Lazarus was born in Syracuse. N. Y. seventy-one years ago. After attending public schools there he went to New Orleans, entering the employ of Wallace & Co. wholesale drygoods dealers. In 1877 he went into the cattle-raising business in Texas developing extensive interests there which he retained until his death. He also engaged in railmading. He was made receiver of the Texas. Lonixiana and Eastern in 1896. President of the Red River. Texas and Southern in 1901 and later President of the Quona. Aeme and Pacific Railroad. He has been a large stockholder and director of the St. Louis-San Francisco for many years and has also served as President of the Aeme Cement Plastev Company.

He was prominent in Missouri Democratic politics for many years having been a member of the Democratic State Committee. He was President of the city Council in 1914. He was delegate to the convertion at San Francisco in 1920. He supported Somator James J. Reed in his opposition to the League of Nations and the World Court.

Funeral services will take place today at the Lazarus home in St. Louis.

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